Tamil Department was started during the academic year of 1955 with a mission of imparting quality education in Arts and Science students all over Tamil Nadu in particular to the students from coastal belt and rural backward areas. During the academic year 2007 the department has started Post graduate course (M.A. Tamil) The department has been constantly producing university rank holder for the first year. The result performance of the course from its inception has been uniformly excellent. The department is also providing Part-I tamil programme for the U.G Students.