Department of English

The Department of English plays a vital role in improving linguistic and communication skills of the students. In addition to preparing B.E / B.Tech & MBA students for Anna University course requirement, special attention is provided to the students of first year Engineering from rural background with a view to helping them shed their inhibition and boost their confidence. The department conducts value - added courses like BEC to make the students employable. Further, a computer- aided lab with the installation of sophisticated software is used regularly to impart effective training on the four integrated language skills. Adequate training is also provided to them to take internationally accepted TOEFL and IELTS exams. The department of English also possesses a rich collection of audio and video CDs on the art of learning and practising language skills. The department uses them extensively to help the students acquire language skills and that too enjoyably.

The Department of English conducts Faculty Enablement Programme at the end of each semester for the benefit of our junior members of Staff.

The Department of English identifies talents of the students and sends them to other colleges for participating in various competitions. Our students prove to be talented enough to bring laurels to our institution by winning prizes.

The Department of English started an association called SEA (Saranathan English Association) to involve the students of Engineering of all the branches in organizing and conducting competitions for the students. Minimum two students from each department have been deputed to organise the events.

The Department of English trains the students in compeering many of the programmes conducted in the college.


  • To enable the students to acquire communication skills which will help them enhance their position in life.
  • To reach out to the students of all the branches of final and pre-final years and make them employable.


  • To adopt learner-centred method of teaching in imparting communication skills to the students.
  • To train them on Verbal Ability and Soft Skills in a bid to make them good and productive human beings both in their professional and civic life.