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          The Department of English strives sincerely to make the students to have a good command over language and through knowledge in literature. The department which was started in 2008 offers B.A, M.A, M.Phil and Ph.D programmes. The department provides ample opportunities for the students to display their latent skills and talents by arranging innumerable academic events. A team of highly qualified and richly experienced faculty members dedicate themselves in molding the future generation. The department has a good collection of books in various genres.


          The youngest of the college, the Department of History was started in the year of 2015. The department houses a good collection of books covering various areas of history. The department motivates the students to prepare for Civil Services Exams./


"To motivate the students to develop Spoken Tamil,
To write without mistakes in Tamil,
To make the students know about our rich Tamil culture,
To produce resourceful generations!"

          Tamil being the official and native language of the state it is given importance in this college.Having this as its motto, the Department of Tamil was started in the year 2008. It offers B.A Tamil, M.A Tamil, M.Phil and Ph.D.The department takes fruitful efforts to create a passion for Tamil Language and literature among the students by organizing seminars, symposiums, debates, oratorical and essay competitions.

Commerce & Commerce with Computer Applications

          Today the world has become a huge market where business makes one rich. The Department of Commerce which was started in the year of 2008, provides the maximum knowledge to the students who aspire to become a business tycoon. The department offers B.Com., M.Com., M.Phil., and B.Com (CA). The students are trained in Tally, Auditing, Accounts and other related areas of commerce.


          The study of Botany began with tribal lore, used to identify edible, medicinal and poisonous plants, making botany one of the oldest sciences. From the ancient interst in plants the scope of botany has increased to include the study of 550000 kinds of species of living organisms. The department of Botany started in the year 2014, offers UG and PG. Budding Scientists step into the world of Biological research every year with a brand from the discipline of Botany. The department houses expensive and advanced instruments such as UV chamber, Incubator, etc. to support the students for their practical gaining. The department owns herbarium with a good collection of dried plants that are mounted and classified for study. A course in Botany, provides opportunities for the students to enter in the Medical related areas.


          The department of Chemistry was started in the year 2009 with the motto of producing scientists who could bring in tremendous changes and advancements in the domain of chemistry. The department houses highly sophisticated and well furnished laboratory. The department offers B.Sc., M.Sc., and research programs leading to the award of M.Phil and PhD. Staff members with rich academic knowledge and research exposure nurture the research thirst of the students.

Computer Science & Computer Applications

          The Departments of Computer Science and Computer Applications take the students to the IT corridor by providing latest and updated knowledge in the field. Started in the year 2008, the department offers BCA, B.Sc., M.Sc., and M.Phil. Two modernized computer laboratories support the students to delve the web world. More than 250 computers with high end servers are available for the students.
          The department aims at overall development of the students and involve them in various academic & non academic programs like Seminar, Exhibition, Guest lecturers, Cultural events, etc. It also proves its efficiency by producing good academic record in the University Examinations. The successful students get placed in various software companies and corporates such as Infosys, Wipro, TCS, etc.


          The Department of Mathematics started in the year of 2008, offers B.Sc., M.Sc., and M.Phil in Mathematics. The department aims at the overall development of the students and prepares them for various competitive exams. For the academic enrichment programs like conferences, seminars, exhibitions, workshops and guest lectures etc are arranged.


          The Department of Physics is a feather on the cap of E.R.K Arts and Science College. It was started in the year 2009 and it offers UG, PG and M.Phil. courses. The department with a high standard infrastructured laboratory supports the budding scientists to carry out their research activities. The department motivates the aspiring women students to achieve their goals. For the benefit of the students the department conducts Science fest, Quiz programs in addition to seminars, symposiums, guest lectures, etc., The faculty members endeavor sincerely for the academic growth of the students. The Department conducts Debugging, Aptitude classes at regular intervals, which enhance the technical skills. Eminent professors working in various institutions of repute across the country are invited to address the students whenever necessity arises. The alumni of the department are working in various research centers and laboratories holding high profile.


          The department of Zoology was started in the year 2015. The department supplies all the required facilities for the students to gain more knowledge which assures bright future. Number of academic and non academic events are arranged for the benefit of the students.

Industrial Visits and In-House Training

          Every year the College arranges Industrial visits and In-House Training for the benefit of the students to gain practical knowledge in their related areas of study.