The Department of English of SMS College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore is rendering its service as a supporting. The department has qualified professors and a well-equipped language lab facility to create more successful graduates for the corporate world. The Department of English at SMS College of Arts and Science has rendered exuberant training to enhance the communicative skills of the students.
The English Literary Association - English Literary Association for Communication Enrichment Activities – ELACEA primarily aims to provide the Students a platform to nurture and exhibit their innate potentials. To achieve this goal ‘ELACEA’ has in its treasure various activities and programmes like Debates, Group discussion forum and quiz competitions and its office bearers play a vital role in promoting its goal.
To achieve academic excellence and high quality research status by stimulating and developing the imagination and critical thinking of the students through teaching and research.
Introducing the theories of literature to the students, and helping them to acquire hands-on experience in creative writing and content writing to prompt the students as mass communication and media professionals.
Dr. G.M.A. Christy, the Head of the Department of English, SMS College of Arts and Science has opted to ensure that the Department achieves the highest possible standards of excellence in all its activities in assisting the students to reach the pinnacle of success.
She has 8 years of research experience and has received her Doctoral Degree from the Bharathiar University in the year 2018. She has received her Master of Philosophy in the year 2002, Master of Arts in the year 2001 and Bachelor of Arts in the year 1999 from the Univeristy of Madras.
Her area of specialization consists of Nineteenth Century British Literature and Theory and Cultural Studies. She has twelve years of teaching experience in several Self Financing colleges. She has published her Doctoral Thesis into a Book with an ISBN 97893-89105-02-5 and has published 4 Research articles in the International Refereed UGC Sponsored and 2 Scopus Journals of English Language, Literature and Criticism.
She has membership in IAENG – International Association of Engineers, SDIWC – The Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communication, Global Teacher Welfare Association and Global Professors Welfare Association Forums.
She has successfully co-authored a poem in an anthology “My Mother” published on 26th November 2021, under the ISBN 97893-90781-68-3 in the official attempt of the World Book of Records on the title 1111poems by 1111 poets.
She is a recognized PhD research Supervisor of the Bharathiar University and is eligible to supervise 4 candidates with the Qualification approval issued by the University.
She has presented research papers in National and State Level Seminars and Conferences and has participated in literary workshops, National and international webinars. She has arranged expert meets and competitions for students on a periodic basis to create an interest in English Language and Literature.
She was a member of the Board of Studies of the Department of English at Dr. SNS Rajalakshmi College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore - 49. She has rendered her service as the NSS Programme Officer and also as the Fine Arts Coordinator at Bishop Ambrose College, Coimbatore.
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