Department of English Aided - Sri GVG Visalakshi College for Women


Department of English


  • The Department of English was started in the year 1973.

  • The Department was upgraded as research department in 2004.

  • The Department of English was established with a vision to cater to the needs of the society to develop the communicative skills of the students hailing from rural background.

  • Impart communicative skills- Part II.

  • Impart knowledge skills through literature.

  • Expose learners to appreciate literary genres.

  • Acquaint students with phonological, linguistic and grammatical features of the language.

  • Enhance the critical acumen.

  • Prepare students to face competitive examinations.

  • Channelize the innate creativity.

  • Introduce theories and practice of translation.

  • Impart knowledge on the emerging trends in media writing.

  • Inculcate interest in the work of an author for an in-depth study.

  • Train the students to become efficient in English Language teaching.

  • Impart values.

  • Programmes offered: U.G., M.Phil. & Ph.D.

  • Courses offered: Part II English , Part III English

  • Career English and English Language Teaching (Offered to all majors, but optional)

  • Certificate course in Communicative English (Common for all III UG)

  • Skill based Diploma course in English Language teaching.