Academic Departments
Department of Tamil Studies
87/1, College Street, Kolkata - 700 073
Phone : 2241-0071 - 76 / 4984 - 90

Year of Establishment


Courses Offered

Programme Level of Study Cut-off Mark at entry Intake Capacity
Certificate Pre M.A. Level Graduate
Diploma Pre M.A. Level Certificate in Tamil
M.A. in Tamil P.G. Hons. Graduate & Diploma 25
Ph.D. Research M.A. Degree

Faculty Members

Name Specialisation
Ranganayaki Mahapatra Comparative Study & Translation
Sukla Chakraborty Comparative Study & Translation
P. Bhanumati Translation & Comparative Studies

Research Work

Major thrust areas in which Research activities are being actively pursued :

Comparative Study

Ongoing Research Projects

Funding Agency and Project Title
U.G.C - by Prof.R. Mahapatra "A critical study of Tirukkural the Tamil Classic in the Indian Ethical tradition
(compared to Sanskrit, Pali and prakrit workers)"
U.G.C - by Dr. P. Bhanumathi
Awareness of environmental problems created through:
i) Tamil News Paper, Magagine, Journals etc.
ii) Tamil Text Books Prescribed in schools from I-X
Tamil Depart, C.U
Preparation of language teaching material by audio tapes - for written Tamil. by Dr. Sukla Chakraborty
Tamil Depart, C.U
A Modern Dictionary of Tamil -Bengali-English by Dr. P. Bhanumati
Tamil Depart, C.U
Hand Book of Tamil - Bengali Grammar by Dr. Sukla Chakraborty
Tamil Deptt., C.U., Preparation of workbook for certificate and diploma course in Tamil by Dr.P. Bhanumoti.
Tamil Deptt., Translation of Tinkkurol with critical notes by Dr. Sukla Chakraborti.
Tamil Deptt., C.U. Sangam Literature & Gatha Sapta Satia comparative study by Dr. P. Bhanumoti.