English Research


  • The Department of English was recognized as a research centre in Nov 2012. It was inagurated by our honourable Vice Chancellor Dr.Kumaraguru. There are four recognized research guides. Dr. R. Margaret Joy Priscilla is the Head of the Research Centre.

  • There is a good Library in the research with Internet facility.

  • Research guides








  • Dr. Nirmala Manuel MA., Ph.D.(Rtd.)
  •    Dr. Nirmala Manuel is the Research Guide from the year 2014 and presently 4 students are pursuing Ph.D under her guidance. She has published many papers in both language and literature. Her area of specialization is American Poetry. She has also published 10 poems in "An Anthology of Indian Women Writing in English". 2 scholars have been awarded Ph.D. degree and 2 scholars have submitted their theses.


  • Dr. R. Margaret Joy Priscilla MA.,M.Phil., Ph.D.
  • Dr. R. Margaret Joy Priscilla is a recognised guide for Ph.D programmes in the M.S.University.Her area of research is Translation Studies. Six research scholars are working assiduosly under her for their Ph.D.She has published 11 papers in International Journals and 2 papers in National Journals.




  • Dr. J.Subitha Persis MA.,M.Phil., Ph.D.
  • Dr. J.Subitha Persis is a recognised guide for Ph.D programmes in the M.S.University. Her area of specialization is Indian Writing in English. Three scholars are pursuing Ph.D under her guidance.She has presented papers in seminars and has published papers in various journals.




  • Dr. G.Lala MA.,M.Phil., Ph.D.
  • Dr. G.Lala is a recognised guide for Ph.D programmes in the M.S.University. Her area of specialization is American Literature. She has presented papers in many National Conferences. Her papers have been published in several reputed journals. Four scholars are pursuing Ph.D under her guidance.