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School Of Humanities

School Of Humanities

Humanities subjects are philosophical and analytical; and social science subjects are more scientific and experimental. Hence, Guru Nanak College integrates School of Humanities and Social Science to develop a huge variety of transferrable skills for many career paths including research, evaluation, analytical and communication skills. The major goals of School of Humanities of Guru Nanak College are to create Socially Responsible Global Citizens with All Round Personality Development and provide the best quality education (not only acquiring knowledge but also finding solutions to local, national and international problems).

School of Humanities concentrates on values of excellence, engagement, integrity, inclusiveness and self-reflection. The main focus of this school is to nurture and develop cognitive and non-cognitive skills, aligned with the goals of Higher Education for Sustainable Development and create Global citizenship. In all Graduate and Post-Graduate programs, all courses have been designed methodically to provide rigorous knowledge and to enhance their critical and analytical abilities. This school offers skill development courses such as Eco Tourism, Forensic Science, Digital Marketing and Mass Media & Performing Arts to all programs. The faculty of this school provides intensive mentoring to the students both within and beyond class rooms in a wide variety of forums. Alumni of this School are working not only in India but also in other developed countries also.

The School of Humanities renders the following programs

  1. B.A., M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D., programs in the Department of Economics
  2. B.A., M.A., and Ph.D., Programs in the Department of Defence & Strategic Studies
  3. MSW., - Master of Social Work
  4. B.A., English
  5. B.A., Sociology

1. Department of Economics

The knowledge of Economics is essential to eradicate poverty of a nation, to prepare and interpret Budgets, to prepare and to understand the Election Manifesto, to analyse economic policies and programmes of the government and to provide skills to solve global economic problems.

In the Department of Economics, Under Graduate program was introduced in 1971 and Post Graduate program in 1981.This department has become as the Recognised Research Department for research leading to Ph.D. Degrees, part time in 1990 and for full time in 2005. Both part time and full time M.Phil., program was started in 2007. This research department maintains, Department library which contains 950 text books in Economics and more than 10 Research Journals. Two staff members have taken Research Projects in the current thrust areas of Environment and Agriculture. This department offers projects and summer internship for P.G students and internship for U.G students. The Department provides Basics of Capital Market and Indian Economy for Civil service Exams as Non-Major Electives. Hence, it is highly useful to students with employment perspective./

The Department of Economics renders signature experiences at both faculty and student’s level. This department had organised National and International conferences, seminars, webinars and workshops to develop their learning skill beyond class rooms. Under the able guidance of professors of this department, more than 50 candidates were awarded Ph.D. and more than 60 candidates were awarded M.Phil. Special coaching for SET and NET exams are being given in this department. Since this department is focusing more on All Round personality development, alumni of this department are not only more in academic field; but also, in National and international sports field, banking and non-banking sectors, Industrial sector and in entrepreneurial sector.

2. Department of Defence & Strategic Studies

Defence & Strategic Studies is playing an important role in highlighting many issues such as the post-cold war deterrence, role of nuclear age, aspects of arms control, irregular warfare and security issues of regional, national and global level.

The Under Graduate Department of Defence and Strategic Studies was established in the year of 1978 and the Post Graduate program was introduced in the year of 2019. This department has recognised as full time and part time Research Centre in the year 2008. Eight scholars were awarded Ph.D. and four are waiting for the award. One major and one minor UGC projects were done by eminent professors of this department. This department has signed MOU with the Defence Services Staff College (DSSC). This department had organised UGC sponsored National and International conferences and workshops. Some of the alumni of this department are working as Commissioned Officers in Indian Army, Airforce and Indian Navy, and some others are working in Border Security Force (BSF), Central Industrial Security Force and in Tamil Nadu Police service. Since this department provides all important social science courses like Principles of Economics, International Economics, Economics of Defence, Military Geography, Conflict Management, it is easy for the students to clear any competitive examinations.

3. Department of Master of Social Work

Social Workers are passionate about social justice and have a measurable impact on the people in their community. The Post Graduate Department of Social Work was established in the year 2016. This department students are providing community awareness programmes such as Environmental, First aid, Women health and hygiene, etc. The students are being taken to field visit to SCARF, NIEPMD, ARUVE, MITRA, BANYAN etc. Alumni of this department are working in Reputed Companies, Hospitals and Research & Training Centres, as HR Managers, Patient Care Coordinators, Trainers, Project Managers etc. Both National and international Conferences Workshops are being conducted by the department to develop their intellectual and organising capacity.

4. Department of B.A. English

Literature and Communication serve as a gateway towards the horizon of learning from the past and broaden our knowledge about the world. The Department of B.A. English was introduced in 2016. This department provides learning experience beyond the class room through Literary week, Writers’ Club, Educational Field trips, National and International seminars and webinars. The department renders an opportunity to create signature experience at students’ level. Alumni of this department are working as Junior Newspaper Editors, Public Relations Officer, Translators, Report writers and content writers.

5. Department of Sociology

Sociologists are very much concerned on the distribution of resources in the society. Since the Guru Nanak College, plays a vital role in the development of the society, State and Nation, the new program - Department of Sociology has been introduced in the year 2021. The faculty members of this department are deeply committed to the development of sociological theory and in addressing several sociological issues of our society. Hence, we invite you to explore Sociology in the School of Humanities of Guru Nanak College.

The school of Humanities and Social Science is focusing more on the research areas such as Alleviation of Poverty, Inequality, Women Empowerment, Human Development Index, Health Economics, Developmental Economics, Environmental Economics, Agricultural Economics and national and international security problems, Military geography, Defence expenditure on equipment etc. Through all these research work, the School of Humanities of Guru Nanak College is providing a significant contribution in solving our social and economic problems.

Dean / Chairperson

Dr. N. Malathi
M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed., Ph.D.

Dean

Dr. Nedunchezhiyan V P
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Chairperson (Board of Studies)

Vision

To provide the highest quality education to students, nurture their talent, promote intellectual growth and shape their personal development; Offer rigorous education in the humanities and social sciences with a dynamic, collaborative and inclusive community of learners; Enhance signature experiences.

Mission

  1. All round personality development of students through multi-faceted education and sustained engagement with local, national and global communities, and nurture lifelong inspired learners from across the globe.
  2. Provides a personalised, collaborative and rigorous education in humanities and social sciences that engages students at the highest level both within and beyond the classroom, as well as within and beyond a single discipline.
  3. Create a signature experiences through public campus events, social media and invest resources in creating exciting and innovative content

Undergraduate

  • B.A. Economics
  • B.A. Defence & Strategic Studies
  • B.A. English
  • B.A. Sociology
  • B.A. Political Science and Administration

Postgraduate

  • M.A. Economics
  • M.A. Defence and Strategic Studies
  • MSW
    (Master of Social Work)

Predoctoral

  • M.Phil. Economics

Professional Development Programmes

Examining the Critical Frontiers in Social Sciences Domain

Date:March 28 - April 1, 2022
Department:School of Humanities and IQAC
Number of Participants/ Beneficiaries:2107
Resource Person:
Dr. Pradheeps Muthulingam, Former Consultant TNSDMA, Socio-Economic Impact Assessment Expert, Regional Integrated Multi-hazard Early Warning Systems, Thailand

Dr. V. D. Swaminathan, Professor (Retd), Department of Psychology, University of Madras.
Ms. Lathika Saran, IPS(Retd), Former DGP, Government of Tamil Nadu.
Dr. E. Ramganesh, Professor of Educational Technology& Director, IECD, Bharathidasan University Prof. Dr.M.R. Srinivasan, (Retd) Department of Statistics, University of Madras.



Community Development as a Specialization in the Field of Social Work

Date:February 2, 2022
Department:PG Department of Social Work
Number of Participants/ Beneficiaries:40


Industrial Visit 2022-23

Visit to Egmore Government Museum and Connemara Library

Date: August 27, 2022
Programme: B.A. English
Number of Participants/ Beneficiaries: 57


The students thoroughly observed the decorum maintained, the quiet and comfortable environment that stirred in them the interest to make frequent use of the serene environment to enrich their knowledge. The visit offered the students the knowledge about the availability of the copious number of books under various disciplines and also the availability of the colossal resource and research materials under one roof. The experience certainly fostered the necessity to frequent libraries and museums in their minds. The day furnished the students an opportunity to understand how they can access the plethora of scholarly materials with absolute ease.

Industrial Visit 2021-22

Educational Tour

Date:May 23-26, 2022
Programme:B.A. English
Number of Participants/ Beneficiaries:32


The Students of III B.A. English (Shift II) visited Kerala from 23rd May to 26th May 2022. The students accustomed themselves to a new ambience. Students could comprehend, analyse, reason the differences and similarities in people, culture and society. The wards are able to relate history and politics in the evolution of society and culture. The ample learning experience derived from the trip was a splendid takeaway for aspiring writers of Travelogue, Tourists/ Food Bloggers, Creative Writers and Content Developers for tourism. The students have developed confidence, through wide exposure and experience to delve into diversified or interrelated disciplines of Literature, Travel, Tour and Technical Writing.

Visit to the Anna Centenary

Date:May 12, 2022
Programme:B.A. English
Number of Participants/ Beneficiaries:73


The Visit enlightened the students on the availability of the extensive and comprehensive reading materials and the students observed the serene atmosphere that the library offers for a peaceful reading experience. It is to educate them on how their time invested in the library would certainly give them a meaningful and rigorous learning experience. Students comprehend the significance of the available facilities that aid them in the acquisition of vast knowledge and in their process of literary exploration.

2022-23

Fundamentals of Labor Legislation

Date:August 22, 2022
Programme:MSW (Master of Social Work)
Number of Participants/ Beneficiaries:30


The Resource Person Mr. Chandrasekar, Assistant Professor in Madras School of Social Work explained Industrial Jurisprudence which is about the Development of law and legislation related to Industries

The Guest Lecturer Interacted with the students about the basics of Labour Legislation

The Second year MSW Student delivered the vote of thanks to the gathering

2021-22

Career Opportunity in Armed Forces and Aviation

Date:March 19 2022
Department:Department of Defence and Strategic Studies
Number of Participants/ Beneficiaries:246


Association Activities 2022-23

Mirror of Society

Date:October 14, 2022

Judges: Mr. Aravindhan S, Assistant Professor, Political Science and Administration
Mr. Sathish Kumar L, Assistant Professor and Head, Visual Communication
Dr. Indra Balini, Assistant Professor & Head, English (Shift II)

Programme:B.A. Sociology

Number of Participants/ Beneficiaries:42

Debate Competition

Face Art on the theme “Tribes of the World”

Mental Health and Well Being

Date:October 10, 2022

Judges:Dr R Padmavati, Director at Schizophrenia Research Foundation, (SCARF India)
Programme:MSW (Master of Social Work)

Number of Participants/ Beneficiaries:31

Distribution of Prizes to the winners

Distribution of Prizes to the winners

Poster design by the students

Student participants in the event

Association Activities 2021-22

Valedictory – Quill Journal Release

Date:June 7, 2022
Programme:B.A. English

Dr M G Ragunathan, Principal, Guru Nanak College (Autonomous) released ‘Quill’ a journal of writings by the students of B.A. English

Faculty members of B.A. English and students with the copy of Quill Journal

The Principal presenting the Quill Journal to Dr. Savithri, Dean Academics

The Students and the Staff members of B.A. English with a copy of Quill Journal

Practicing Sociology: Issues and Challenges in 21st Century

Date:May 18, 2022
Programme: B.A. Sociology
Resource Person:Dr S. Venkatraman, International Consultant – Education (UNESCO)
Number of Participants/ Beneficiaries:47

The Chief Guest Dr S. Venkatraman, International Consultant – Education (UNESCO) Inaugurating the event by lighting the lamp

Pinning up of Badges for the Office Bearers by the Chief Guest Dr S. Venkatraman International Consultant – Education, UNESCO.

The Chief Guest Dr S. Venkatraman, International Consultant – Education, UNESCO awarding the winners of the Department competition

The Chief Guest keynote address on "Practicing Sociology: Issues and Challenges in 21st Century"

Dr M G Ragunathan, the Principal, Guru Nanak College felicitated the Chief Guest Dr S. Venkatraman, International Consultant – Education (UNESCO).

International Yoga Day Celebration

Date:May 16, 2022
Programme:B.A. English
Number of Participants/ Beneficiaries:69

International Yoga Day was celebrated among the students to make them understand the importance of Yoga in their life. A few warm up and simple asanas were performed by the students enthusiastically

Students performed standing asanas which is helped to understand how to maintain harmony between body and mind

Inter Departmental Competitions

Date:April 8-9, 2022
Programme:B.A. English
Number of Participants/ Beneficiaries:76

ELITE – 2K22 Competition – Students presenting their literary in English Literary Enclave

ELITE – 2K22 Competition – Student portraying their special talent in English Literary Enclave.

ELITE – 2K22 Competition – A team of student performing a skit in English Literary Enclave

ELITE – 2K22 Competition – Students starring on their creative writing in English Literary Enclave

Ms. V. Jagadeeshwari Head and student with judge Ms. Radhika – Event: Debate

ELITE

Date:April 7, 2022
Programme:B.A. English
Resource Person:Dr. Kalpana Karunakaran, Associate Professor, of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT, Madras
Number of Participants/ Beneficiaries:122

The Chief Guest Dr. Kalpana Karunakaran, Associate Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT, Madras with staff members of B.A. English and the office bearers of the Association.

Dr. Malathi, Assistant Professor of Economics and the Dean of Humanities welcomed the chief guest and the gathering.

Mrs. V. Jagadeeswari, Assistant Professor & Head, Department of B.A.English introduced the chief guest to the aspiring students and teachers.

The Chief Guest’s Address was followed by introducing the newly appointed office-bearers of English Literary Enclave for the Academic Year 2021-22

Presentation of the Badges to the office Bearers by the resource person Dr. Kalpana Karunakaran, Associate Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT, Madras

World Social Workers Day

Date:March 15 2022
Department:PG Department of Social Work
Number of Participants/ Beneficiaries:58


Awareness Programme 2022-23

Awareness Programme on Gendercide

Date:August 30, 2022
Programme: MSW
Resource Person: Ms. Priya Juliet, Director of Operations, India Invisible Girl Project, Kanya Raksha Foundation.
Number of Participants/ Beneficiaries: 66

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Dr. N. Malathi, Dean School of Humanities gave a short brief about Gender inequality and felicitated the gathering

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The Resource person, Mrs. Priya Juliet teach the young adults to fight Female Gender in their family, community and nation, and also showed some of the news article regarding gendercide in India

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Students shared their opinion and point out about the issues

Outreach Programme / Awareness Programme

Cancer Awareness Programme

Date:December 13-15, 2021
Department:PG Department of Social Work in Association with the Cancer Institute, Adyar
Number of Participants/ Beneficiaries:2000


Flood Relief for Irular Community People in Melmanambedu

Date:November 15, 2021
Department:PG Department of Social Work


Workshops / Hands on Training / Training Programmes

Street Theatre Training

Date:March 11 2022
Department:: PG Department of Social Work
Number of Participants/ Beneficiaries:39

Online Training Program on "Disaster Psyco-Social Care" with Special Reference to College Students

Date:September 01-03, 2021
Department: PG Department of Social Work in Association with the National Institute of Disaster Management, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India
Number of Participants/ Beneficiaries:151

Seminars / Conferences / Symposium 2022-23

Launch of Peer Support Program

Programme: MSW (Master of Social Work)
Date: October 14, 2022
Resource Person: Dr R Padmavati, Director at Schizophrenia Research Foundation, (SCARF India)
Ms. Sangeetha Chandrasekharan, Project Coordinator, Youth Early Service, SCARF

Number of Participants: 74


Dr K Shanthi, Head, MSW welcomed the gathering

Dr N Malathi, Dean, School of Humanities, felicitated the Resource Person, Dr R Padmavati, Director at Schizophrenia Research Foundation

The Resource Person, Dr R Padmavathi shared her experience as a processor and as the director of SCARF

The Guest of Honour Ms Sangeetha Chandrasekharan, Project Coordinator, Youth Early Service, SCARF was introduced by Ms. Nandhini, I Year MSW Student

The Role of Indigenous Women in the Preservation and Transmission of Traditional Knowledge

Programme:B.A. Sociology
Date:August 18, 2022
Number of Participants:138


Ms. Josephine Maria Bernadette I, Assistant Professor, of B.A. Sociology delivering the welcome address to the gathering

The resource person, Dr. M. P. Damodaran, Head & Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Madras, enlightened the students on the seminar topic

The Resource Person for the 2nd Session Ms. Uma Maheshwari Vasudevan, Founder, K S Welfare Trust enlightened about the role of indigenous women in the preservation and transmission of traditional knowledge

The Resource Person Dr. M. P. Damodaran, Head & Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Madras was felicitated by Dr. N. Malathi, Dean Humanities

The Resource Person Ms. Uma Maheshwari Vasudevan, Founder, K S Welfare Trust, was felicitated by Dr N.Malathi, Dean Humanities

Seminars / Conferences / Symposium 2021-22

Intergenerational Solidarity

Department:PG Department of Social Work Date:March 19, 2022
Number of Participants/ Beneficiaries:51




Psychosocial Needs of the Elderly

Department:PG Department of Social Work Date:March 18, 2022
Number of Participants/ Beneficiaries:53


Role of Students in Elderly Care

Department:PG Department of Social Work in collaboration with National Institute of Social Defence, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India and Heritage Foundation Regional Resource and Training Centre, India. Date:March 17, 2022
Number of Participants/ Beneficiaries:45




Psychosocial Perspectives of Mental Health

Department:PG Department of Social Work along with IQAC in association with Greater Chennai Police and MS Chellamuthu Trust & Research Foundation. Date:November, 20 2021
Number of Participants/ Beneficiaries:300


Economics

Dr. C. Murthy
M.A., M. Phil., M.Sc., M.B.A., Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Head

Dr. G. Rajendran
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Dr. N. Malathi
M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor & Dean - School of Humanities

Dr. C. Vasudevan
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Dr. J. Jesu Arul Christella
M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed., Ph.D., SET

Assistant Professor

Dr. S. Ulaganathan
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., NET

Assistant Professor

Dr. S. Sasikumar
M.A, M.Phil., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor & Research Supervisor

Dr. K. Murugan
M.A., M. Phil., Ph.D., SET

Assistant Professor

Dr. M. Nafisa Idris
M.A., M.Phil., MSE., SET, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Dr. A. Subakumari
M.A., M.Phil., CTT., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Dr. J. Sivashankar
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Dr. A. Jagan Gopu
M.A., Ph.D., NET- JRF, SET

Assistant Professor

Dr. M. Thenkovan
M.A., M.Phil., SLET., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Dr. K. Santhosh Krishnan
M.A., M. Phil., Ph.D., SET

Assistant Professor

B.A. Defence & Strategic Studies Shift-1

Dr. Nedunchezhiyan V P
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Head, Dean-Student Affairs

Dr O. Nirmala
M.A., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Dr. K. Udhayakumar
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Dr. S. Uma
M.A., NET, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

B.A. Defence & Strategic Studies Shift-2

Dr. K. Kulasekar
MA., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Head

Mr. A. Janakiraman
M.A., NET

Assistant Professor

Mr .V. Santhoshraja
M.A., M.Phil.

Assistant Professor

Mr. J. Sarath Velu
M.A. NET

Assistant Professor

M.A. Defence & Strategic Studies Shift-2

Dr. K. Kulasekar
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Mr. V. Thirunavukkarasu
M.A., M.Phil., M.A(Pol. Sci.)., M.A., (His)

Assistant Professor

Dr. G. Thanga Rajesh
M.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., NET

Assistant Professor

Ms. U. Roshini
M.A.

Guest Lecturer

B.A. English

Dr. V.Jagadeeswari
M.A., M.Phil., PGDELT., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor & Head

Ms. D. Rini Maria
M.A., M.Phil., SET

Assistant Professor

Ms. Annie Kezia Raj
MA., M.Phil., NET

Assistant Professor

Dr. A. Suganthi Rao
M.A., PGDELT., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Dr. A. Ponni
M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed., PGDELT, NET, Ph.D.,

Assistant Professor

B.A. Sociology

Ms. Josephine Maria Bernadette
M.A., NET

Assistant Professor

Ms. Sravanthi Pantangi
M.A., M.Phil, NET(JRF)

Assistant Professor

Master of Social Work (MSW)

Dr. K. Shanthi
MSc. (IT), B.Ed., MSW, PGDC, Ph.D., NET

Assistant Professor & Head

Mr. A. Susai Raj
M.A., M.Phil., NET

Assistant Professor

Mr. Horst Kharis E.
M.A., M.Phil, NET

Assistant Professor

Dr. S. Yesu Suresh Raj
M.S.W (HRM)., M.A., Ph.D., SET

Assistant Professor

Mr. V Joel Philip Thomas
M.A, M.Phil., PGDHRM, NET, SET

Assistant Professor

Ms. J. Maria Jecintha
M.S.W., M.Phil., NET

Assistant Professor

Ms. Jasmine Bernard
M.S.W., M.Phil., NET.

Assistant Professor

B.A. Political Science and Administration

Mr. S. Aravindhan
MA., NET

Assistant Professor

Books

Department of Economics

Month & Year Title of the Book / Chapter
2005 A Text Book of Environmental (UGC - Unified Syllabus for UG Courses). Sultan Chand Publications, New Delhi. Dr. C. Murthyv
2009 Research Methodology. Vrinda Publications, Delhi. Dr. C. Murthy
2014 Research Methodology in Management. Vrinda Publications, Delhi. Dr. C. Murthy
2014 Insurance and Risk Management. Vrinda Publications, Delhi. Dr. C. Murthy
2015 Business Research Methods. Vrinda Publications, Delhi. Dr. C. Murthy
2016 Micro Economics. Vrinda Publications, Delhi. Dr. C. Murthy
2017 Macro Economics. Vrinda Publications, Delhi. Dr. C. Murthy
2021 Micro Economics, Revised. Vrinda Publications, Delhi. Dr. C. Murthy
2011 Urban Transport: Tamil Nadu perspectives. Book Well, New Delhi Publications. ISBN:978-93-80574-24-0. Dr. N. Malathi
2012 Impact of Globalisation on Developing Countries with special reference to India. (Book: Innovative Strategies for Corporate Management in the Globalised Scenario). Dr. N. Malathi
2018 Impact of New Economic Policy on Environment and Green Growth. ISBN 978-3-659- 26231-9. Dr. N. Malathi
2019 University of Madras, Correspondence Course (M.A., Economics)- Study Material for Public Finance-II. Dr. N. Malathi
2019 University of Madras – Correspondence Course – B.A., Economics – Study Material for Indian Economy-II. Dr. N. Malathi
Mar-2021 Business Economics. Mangalam Publishers, New Delhi, ISBN-978-93-86123-78-7. Dr. J. Sivashankar
Feb-2021 Marketing Management. ANVI Books and Publishers, New Delhi. ISBN-978-81-950267-4-6. Dr. J. Sivashankar
Apr-2018 Internal Migration of Construction Workers in Chennai City (Comparison between Tamil Migrants and North Indian Migrants in Chennai City of Tamil Nadu), Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany. ISBN-978-613-9-82513-4. Dr. J. Sivashankar
Jan 2019 Indian Economic Development – MA Economics (IDE Course Material), University of Madras, Chennai- Institute of Distance Education Text Book Dr. S. Ulaganathan
Apr 2021 Public Finance I – MA Economics (IDE Course Material), University of Madras, Chennai. Institute of Distance Education Text Book. Dr. S. Ulaganathan
Jun-2021 Public Finance II – MA Economics (IDE Course Material), University of Madras, Chennai - Institute of Distance Education Text Book. Dr. S. Ulaganathan
2020 International Economics-I Text Book-Study Material for M. A., Economics, published by Directorate of Distance Education, University of Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Dr. A. Jagan Gopu
2019 Indian Economy Text Book Study Material for M. A., Economics, published by Directorate of Distance Education, University of Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu Dr. A. Jagan Gopu
2016 Chapter in Book: History of Organic Farming in India, Silhouette of South Indian History, Archaeology, Epigraphy, Culture & Tourism, University of Madras, ISBN No – 978-81-930-475-8-3, pp. 310-311. Dr. A. Jagan Gopu
2015 Chapter in Book: Agriculture Labour Migration Scenario on Human Rights Perspective, Book Name: Human Rights in India Awakening, Kongunadu Publication India Pvt. Ltd. 2016, ISBN 978-81-931594-2-2, pp. 60-65 Dr. A. Jagan Gopu
2016 Chapter in Book: The Spirit of Tamizh King with Reference to Rajendra Cholan I War Life, Silhouette of South Indian History, Archaeology, Epigraphy, Culture & Tourism, University of Madras, Oct 2016, ISBN No – 978-81-930-475-8-3, pp. 102-105. Dr. A. Jagan Gopu
2012 Chapter in Book: Organic Farming an Overview in India: A Descriptive Study, Indian Council of Historical Research, University of Madras, November 2013. ISBN No. 978-93 – 81992 -94 -4, pp. 100 – 107. Dr. A. Jagan Gopu
2021 Rural Economics-VR1 Publication, Chennai. Dr. K. Santhosh Krishnan
2021 Micro Economics-Vrinda Publications, Delhi. Dr. K. Santhosh Krishnan
2021 Macro Economics-Text Book-Study Material for M.A. Economics, published by Directorate of Distance Education, University of Madras, Chennai. Dr. K. Santhosh Krishnan

Department of Defence & Strategic Studies

Month & Year Title of the Book / Chapter
2013 India's Quest for Energy Security in the Indian Ocean Region. (Book: India and Southeast Asia in IOR: A Crystal Gazing). Dr. O. Nirmala
2014 India's Energy Need and its Repercussion on Environmental Security- A Case Study of Sarda Sarovar Dam on Narmadha River (Book: The Unrecognised Peril: Threats to Environmental Security) Dr. O. Nirmala
2017 Significance of Nuclear Energy in Sustainable Development: An Indian Perspectives, (Book: India's March Towards Development -2030 Issues and Challenges). Dr. O. Nirmala
2018 Module: Military History of the Colonial Era (Book: Military History). Dr. O. Nirmala
Mar-2015 China in Transition: Implications for Asia. Chennai Centre for Asia Studies. ISBN 978-81-92128-77-1. Dr. G. Thanga Rajesh
Jun-2017 Conflict Resolution Imperatives in the South China Sea. Chennai Centre for China Studies. ISBN 978-93-86288—71-4. Dr. G. Thanga Rajesh
Jun-2014 The Current Status of Dalit Christians in Tamil Nadu in Edited book, Astral International Pvt. Ltd. Publication, ISBN: 978-93-51306-30-6 Dr. S. Yesu suresh Raj

Department of B.A. English

Month & Year Title of the Book / Chapter
Oct-2020 History of English Language (Study Material) Distance Education. Text Book Mr. V. Sivaguru Vignesh
Nov-2018 Mavie – Soft Skills, for Undergraduate Students. (Text Book) Mr. V. Sivaguru Vignesh
Jan 2018 Jhumpa Lahiri's The Lowland: A Novel of Culture Shock and Migration. VVV College Publishers, Virudhunagar. ISBN: 978-81-935892-1-2. Ms.V.Jagadeeswari
Feb 2018

Feminist Trauma Within a Patriarchal Structure with Reference to Manju Kapur's A Married Woman. Emerald Publishers, Chennai. ISBN: 978-81-79664-70-4. Ms.V.Jagadeeswari

Aug 2018 Expatriate Immigrant's Quandary in the Oeuvres of Bharati Mukherjee. Language in India Journal Publishers. ISSN NO: 1930-2940. Ms.V.Jagadeeswari
Dec 2018 Marginalization and Subjugation as a Cultural Continuation in Geetha Hariharan's The Thousand Faces of Night. BRBS Publishers. ISSN NO: 2249-2151. Ms.V.Jagadeeswari
Jan 2019 Patriarchy and Women Subalternity in Manju Kapur's Difficult Daughters. CRRPS Publishers. E-ISSN NO: 2456-5571. Ms.V.Jagadeeswari
May 2019 Sophistication and Emancipation from Immigration in Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni's short stories Clothes and An Affair. V.H.N. Senthikumara Nadar College, Madurai. ISBN: 978-93-81723-95-1. Ms.V.Jagadeeswari
Oct 2019 John Keats The Eve Of St. Agnes As A Sensuous Mystic. L ORDINE NUOVO PUBLICATION, New Delhi. ISBN: 978-81-943093-5-2. Ms.V.Jagadeeswari
Nov 2019 Aravind Malagatti's Government Brahmana: A Critique of Racial Apartheid. Authors press, New Delhi. ISBN: 978-93-88332-52-1. Ms.V.Jagadeeswari
Dec 2021 The Day has Come, My Mother. ESN Publications, Chennai. ISBN: 978-93-90781-68-3. Ms.V.Jagadeeswari

Research

Department of B.A. English

Month & Year Title of the Paper
Ms.V. Jagadeeswari
Mar 2018 Domestic Abuse and Marital Violence in Meena Kandasamy's WhenI Hit You
Feb 2019 Revisioning and Rewriting Herself: An Exploration of Women’s Writings
Feb 2019 Joan Riley's The Unbelonging: A Black Woman’s Excruciating Sentience in Britain
July 2020 Multicultural Fusion and Hybridity in Monica Ali’s Brick Lane
Nov 2021 A Psychoanalytical Study on Paulo Coelho’s The Witch of Portobello
Dec 2021 Beliefs and their Effects – A Journey on the Human Mind
Jan 2022 Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro – From a Multicultural Perspective
Jan 2022 A Provocative Call to Preserve and Explore Nature in T.C. Boyle’s A Friend of the Earth
March 2018 Patriarchy and Women Subalternity In Manju kapur’s “Difficult Daughters” And “A Married Woman”. New Man International Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies. ISSN 2348 - 1390. IMPACT FACT 4.321. UGC Approved Journal 45886.
Aug 2018 Positioning the Women as A Subaltern in Postcolonial India in the Select Works of Manju kapur. New Academia: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory.  ISSN 2347-2073 UGC Approved Journal 44829
Oct 2018 Expatriate Immigrants’ Quandary in The Oeuvres of Bharati Mukherjee. Language in India Open Access Journal. ISSN 1930-2940 UGC Approved Journal 49042
Nov 2018 The Metamorphism of Suppressed Women on Religious Grounds in Taslima Nasrin's Lajja and Shodh. Research Journal of English (Rjoe) (Scopus Evaluation) An International Peer-Reviewed English Journal. ISSN 2456-2696 Impact Factor 4.359(Sjif)
Dec 2018 Marginalization and Subjugation as Cultural Continuation in Geetha Hariharan's The Thousand Faces of Night. The Journal for English Language and Literary Studies, An International Peer-Reviewed English Journal. ISSN 2249-2151
Apr 2019 Reconnoitring Transnational Identity and Hybridity in Monica Ali's In the Kitchen ISSN 2394-5125. Journal of Critical Reviews (Scopus).
Jul 2020 The Representation of Cultural Liminality in Second Generation Migrants in Zadie Smith's White Teeth and On Beauty ISSN 2515-8260. European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine (Scopus)

Department of Economics

Title of the Projects Funding Agency Amount Type Status Duration Sanctioned Year Investigator
Economic Assessment of Ecosystems Services of Pallikaranai Wetland in Chennai Metropolitan Region Malcolm & Elizabeth Adiseshiah Trust 1,00,000 Minor Ongoing 1 Year 21-12-2021 Dr Malathi N
Accessibility of Rural Banking Credit and Farmer's Livelihood in Tamil Nadu ICSSR New Delhi 3,00,000 Minor Ongoing 1 Year 08-07-2019 Dr. K. Murugan

Achievements

Mr. D S Murugan Yadav receiving Field Marshal Manekshaw Essay Competition Award (FMMEC) from General M M Naravane, PVSM AVSM SM VSM ADC 1
r. D S Murugan Yadav receiving Field Marshal Manekshaw Essay Competition Award (FMMEC) from General M M Naravane, PVSM AVSM SM VSM ADC
Appreciation received by Mr. D S Murugan Yadav at India International Centre (IIC), New Delhi.

A day to remember and cherish

Mr. D S Murugan Yadav an active member of Student Research Club of III B. A. Defence and Strategic studies (2018- 2021 Batch) presented a Research paper entitled “Ensuring National Security through Island territories: Islands as Unsinkable Aircraft Carrier” won the prestigious Field Marshal Manekshaw Essay Competition Award (FMMEC) and cash prize on the theme “National Security and Strategic Studies for the AY 2020 – 21 by the Indian Army’s Research Think Tank, Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS), New Delhi”. He received the award from General M M Naravane, PVSM AVSM SM VSM ADC, 27th Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) of the Indian Army on 24th November 2021 at India International Centre (IIC), New Delhi.

The Field Marshal Manekshaw Essay Competition (FMMEC) as it is popularly known as is awarded to commemorate India's Grand Strategist of 1971 war, Field Marshal Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw, Military Cross or popularly known as Sam Bahadur. The award is symbolic to the Field Marshal's vision, vigour and indomitable courage shown during various stages of his life. Aimed to inculcate strategic thinking amongst the youth and to provide a better platform to the youth particularly to the university students, CLAWS under the patronage of Indian Army has been reaching out to over 900 universities in the country which include central, state, private and deemed-to-be Universities. The Award is jointly funded by the, CLAWS and 8 Gorkha Rifles, the Field Marshal's Regiment of the Indian Army.

Undergraduate

B.A. Economics

  • PO 1: To understand and analyse all basic concepts in Economics
  • PO 2: To analyse central and state Budget to maintain maximum social welfare
  • PO 3: To understand the functions of international organisations such as IMF, WTO and World Bank and examine international trade policies
  • PO 4: To develop problem solving skills, apply statistical and mathematical tools on economic theories and find solutions for different economic problems.
  • PO 5: To demonstrate the importance of Gender economics to achieve inclusive growth

B.A. Defence and Strategic Studies

  • PO 1: Scientific Knowledge: Acquire the knowledge of Defence and Strategic Studies to issues, challenges and national security threats faced by the country
  • PO 2: Problems Analysis: Identify, formulate, research literature and analyze complex problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of Defence and Strategic Studies
  • PO 3: Design/Development of Solutions: Design solutions for complex national security problems and processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for evolving right policy choices
  • PO 4: Conduct investigations of complex problems link with the society.
  • PO 5: Modern tool usage.

B.A. English

  • PO 1: To Comprehend the various forms of literature like prose, poetry, drama and fiction
  • PO 2: To Apprehend the different cultures and cultural sensibilities around the world
  • PO 3: To Develop the knowledge of grammatical system of English language.
  • PO 4: To know the Perspectives of literary movements that existed in different ages.
  • PO 5: To enrich and develop four language skills LSRW among the students

Postgraduate

M.A. Economics

  • PO 1: To analyse different economic and environmental problems and provide solutions to improve our Green Growth
  • PO 2: To critically analyse Keynesian and modern economic approach to solve all macroeconomic problems.
  • PO 3: To develop employability and research skills identify more socio-economic problems and provide solutions through several research activities
  • PO 4: To find out different ways by which improve the contribution of women in economic development
  • PO 5: To maintain stability in exchange rate, examine different international trade policies.

Master of Social Work (MSW)

  • PO 1: Provide knowledge and skills related to professional Social Work in Local, National and International level.
  • PO 2: Develop critical understanding of various social issues prevailing in diverse contexts.
  • PO 3: Equip with conceptual understanding and practical application of Social Work methods in diverse fields.
  • PO 4: Acquire professional knowledge and skills based on Specialization - Community Development, Medical and Psychiatric Settings and Human Resource Management.
  • PO 5: Apply the Social Work theories and techniques in specialized settings.

M.A. Defence and Strategic Studies

At the end of the program the students will be able to:

  • PO 1: Scientific Knowledge: Acquire the knowledge of Defence and Strategic Studies and apply it to issues, challenges and threats to national security faced by the country.
  • PO 2: Problems Analysis: Identify, assess and analyze complex problems; both internal and external, and to formulate appropriate policy decisions.
  • PO 3: Design/Development of Solutions: Develop solutions for complex national security problems with suitable doctrinal procedures.
  • PO 4: Conduct survey to understand, assimilate, reflect, empathize and act on issues of critical importance faced by the country.
  • PO 5: Modern tool usage facilitates enhanced teaching- learning process viz.., ICT tools, LMS tools, Web designing and hosting etc.

Staff Accomplishments

Dr. K. Shanthi, Head Department of MSW has written and published a book titled “Psychosocial Care for Institutionalised Street Children”.

Ms. Jagadeeswari V, Assistant Professor, Department of B.A. English has been awarded the “Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Young Researcher Award” by the Puducherry Institute of Management and Science in collaboration with The International Internship University on November 12, 2021. In addition to that, she received the “Pillars of India 2021” and the “Best Academic Award” by ESN Publications, Chennai on November 27, 2021.

Student Accomplishments

Kendhar of B.A. English Written and published a series of poems in the anthology titled “In our hearts”. Written an article about depression and stress management named “Hate for Love” in the anthology titled “Light it up” published by FanatiXx publication.

Nivetha and Sushmitha of III Year BA English presented a paper in the national e-conference organised by the Department of English at Sri S Ramasamy Naidu Memorial College Sattur, Tamil Nadu in association with Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi.

Radha Vedhasri of III Year B.A. English has written and published a blog titled “My travel wish list” in wordpress.com

Mr.S. Santhosh Kumar of I Year M.A. Economics secured the Second Place in poster making competition organised by Regional Outreach Bureau and Press Information Bureau on the occasion of National Women's Day 2021.

Divya Gayathri of I Year B.A. Economics has received the Consolation Prize in the poster making competition organised by the Regional Outreach Bureau and Press Information Bureau, on the occasion of National Women's Day 2021.

Akshaya S of II BA Economics secured cash prize on elocution competition of RBI Programme on Banking Ombudsman Scheme

Vishnu S of III B.A. Economics secured cash prize on essay competition of RBI Programme on Banking Ombudsman Scheme

Adith Sagar has written and published a blog on Happy International Translation day

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