The various workshops on LSRW
conducted from 2006 to 2008 initiated the the pro-chancelor Er.
A.C.S. Arun Kumar to start a non-Technical club For the
students By the students and Of the students. This brainchild of
pro-Chancelor was greatly supported by Dr. Padmanaban, former
Vice Chancellor and Dr. P. T. Manoharan, Academic advisor of the
University.Dr.S.Padamasani Kannan was nominated to be the mentor
of this club.
The Objective of the Literary
To create an awareness regarding
the importance of English as a communication language.
To give Prime importance to four
skills of English(LSRW).
To nurture all kinds of literary
activities which in a way helps in developing the all round
skills of a student
A three tier approach for fine
tuning the students in sharpening the innate talents was
Tier 1 – Seminars: A
Tier 2 – Workshops: A
mini application tool
Tier 3 – Literary Fests:
A large scaled application of all round skills by the
Based on these plans two events are
conducted every year that comprises International conferences,
National level seminars, workshops and student events . The
Along with these the other verticals
of the club are
The methodology effectively
addresses qualities like leadership, smart and robust
communication skills, creativity, team spirit and above all
English as a language
The pedagogy of teaching needs a lot
of changes. The theoretical knowledge gained by the students is
to be enhanced by the workshops, seminars and conferences. The
Literary Seminary in the past nine years has conducted 13
workshops, 6 conferences and 6 seminars. Most of our students
have participated in them and have gained an on-hand experience.
The student members of the Literary Seminary have been the
originators and planners of these workshops and most of them
have reached the heights of the ladder and have become
employable and also successful entrepreneurs.
The inspirational activities of the
student members have taken the university to become the brand in
other states like Karnataka, Kerala, U.P. Assam, New Delhi,
Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.
The second phase of the Literary
Seminary is devoted to research activities. The convener has
organised three conferences on literature inviting papers from
the whole country and also conducting a workshop in the state
level. Publications are brought out both as hard copies and soft
Four research scholars are working
in the research wing and one has already finished the doctorate.
This research wing has made use of
the enthusiastic spirit of the student members in some extension
services. The project undertaken is called - 'The Outreach
Programme - learning is “Fun-tastic” extended to one full month.
This has resulted in making an MoU with Children's Home of Hope,
The third phase is the important one
of having getting linked with professional societies - British
Council and Cambridge English language Assessment. A separate
folder is attached for verification.