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Department of Education

The Department of Education is a beehive of academic activities from its inception in 1953. The building of the Department of Education was inaugurated by the eminent Philosopher and Former President of India Dr.S.Radhakrishnan on 26th December 1955. The Department offers B.Ed., M.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D., and D.Litt courses. All the Teacher Education Programmes are recognized by the NCTE. The members of the faculty keep in constant touch with the latest developments in the field of education as visualized by various Education Commissions and National Polices on Education, in order to face with confidence the challenges of education in the dynamic technological world and become a global centre of excellence. It has spacious R.K.Shanmugam Chettiyar building with requisite for teaching, learning, research and extensional activities. The faculty periodically restructures and updates the courses to match international standards. The Vision of the Department is “Preparing the competency based commitment oriented teachers to create a better progressive social order, promotion of research, experimentation and development of productive efficiency of the educand".

The Department of Education has organized two International Conferences, five National level seminar and two National Level Workshops. Department of Education has produced 236 M.Phil and 170 Ph.Ds. Staff of the department have published 512 articles in reputed National Journals and 250 in International Journals. They have also attended number of International conferences and National level Conferences (102 & 312respectively). It has also completed seven major projects and three major projects are ongoing. Further the Department of education has been sponsored by UGC under SAP – DRS-II for the period of five years from 2015-2020.

The distinguished alumni of the Department of Education are working as Vice-Chancellor, Head of the Departments in various Universities, Principals in various colleges, Chief Education Officers and District Education Officers. The first and second Vice Chancellors of the Tamilnadu Teachers Education University and the former Vice Chancellor of Madurai Kamaraj University are the Alumni of the Department of Education.

Preparing the competency based commitment oriented teachers to create a better, saner and progressive social order, promotion of research, experimentation and development of productive efficiency of the educand.
  • Balanced Curriculum
  • Man making education
  • Quality enhancement through constant revision of syllabi and technological approach in teaching and learning
  • Vocational training through SUPW activities
  • Character building through prayer, Yoga, Scout and association meetings.
  • Research concentration on thrust areas:
  1. Value Education.
  2. Correlates of Achievement.
  3. Educational Technology.
  4. Environmental Education.
  1. B.Ed.,(Bachelor of Education)
  2. M.Ed., (Master of Education)
  3. M.Phil.,(Master of Philosophy)(Full Time and SSP)
  4. Ph.D., (Doctor of Philosophy (Full Time, Part Time and External)
  5. D.Litt.,
  • Value Education
  • Correlates of Achievement
  • Educational Technology
  • Environmental Education
SAP-DRS-II Rs.93 Lakhs.
Total no of Books Total no of Journals Ph.D Thesis M.Phil Thesis M.Ed Dissertation
5408 2720


236 810
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