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M.A. Tamil

Master of Arts in Tamil Language

Done with your graduation with specialization in Tamil language and searching for further study options in the same field? M.A in Tamil is the suitable option for you. This is a language based course with excellent career options. There are many government institutes in South India offering this course.

Course Name: M.A. Tamil
Group: M.A.
Stream: Journalism, Media & Communication
Course Category: Languages
Duration: 2 years

Course introduction

Masters of Arts in Tamil specialization is basically a language focused literature course. The history of Tamil language is more than two thousand years old and there were and there are many contributors from South of our country who has works for the evolution of this language.
The language and course is mainly found in Tamil Nadu and Kerala of India, Tamil from Diaspora and Sri Lankan Tamils. The course study of many Tamil writes and their books focused on Economical, Social and political issues.


Being a masters or post graduate course, Graduates for similar field like BA in Tamil are eligible for this course.

Admission Procedure

Being a literature course, the admission process is quite simple and easy. Many candidates even opt for a distance learning course; hence the competition is less in this field.

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M.A. Tamil - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering M.A. Tamil course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2024 - 2025 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College Name
A.P.A. College of Arts and Culture, Tamil Nadu
A.P.C. Mahalakshmi College for Women, Tamil Nadu
A.R.C. Viswanathan College, Tamil Nadu
A.V.C College of Engineering, Tamil Nadu
A.V.V.M. Sri Pushpam College, Tamil Nadu
A.V.V.M. Sri Pushpam College, Tamil Nadu
Arcot Sri Mahalakshmi Women''s College, Tamil Nadu
Arignar Anna Government Arts College, Puducherry
Arignar Anna Government Arts College, Namakkal , Tamil Nadu
Arignar Anna Govt. Arts College for Women, Tamil Nadu
Arulmigu Palaniandavar Arts College For Women, Tamil Nadu
Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College(Autonomous), Tamil Nadu
Bharathiar University College, Tamil Nadu
Bharathiyar Arts and Science College for Women, Tamil Nadu
C. Kandaswami Naidu College for women, Tamil Nadu
Chidambaram Pillai College of Women, Tamil Nadu
D.G. Govt. Arts College for Women, Tamil Nadu
Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan College of Arts and Science for Women, Tamil Nadu
Dharmapuram Adinam Arts College, Tamil Nadu
Dr. Nallikuppusamy Arts College, Tamil Nadu
Ethiraj College for Women, Tamil Nadu
Fathima College, Tamil Nadu
Ganesar Senthamil College, Tamil Nadu
Gem Gates Arts And Science College, Tamil Nadu
Gnanambigai College For Women, Tamil Nadu
Government Arts College (Autonomous), Tamil Nadu
Government Arts College, Tamil Nadu
Government Arts College for Women, Pudukkottai, Tamil Nadu
Government Arts College, Ariyalur, Tamil Nadu
Government Arts College, Udagamandalam, Tamil Nadu

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Just like other masters courses; it is also having 2 years duration for normal- regular course. The duration may vary in distance learning mode.

Further study options

In the literature courses, candidates usually opt for M.Phil or doctorate degree like PhD after their post graduation. These courses give them in depth knowledge of their field and hence increase the possibilities of getting good job.
Interested candidates can even pursue B.Ed to have career in teaching field.

Course highlights

The course is completely focused on Tamil language. All the subjects are related to Tamil language basics, its history and evolution. Some important topics are Ikkala Ilakkaim, Tholkappiam- Porulathikaram, Ilakkia Kolgaigal, etc. Idiakkala Ilakkaim, Sanga Ilakkiam, kappiangal, Tholkappiam (Ezhuthu Athikaram- Chollathikaram) are also some important topics of this course.
Apart from these topics, candidates are also allowed to select some elective courses as Oppilakkiam and Thiruvalluvar.

Job aspects

These candidates will have different career options like teacher, translator, etc. After post graduation, candidates can join colleges as Assistant professor in the field of teaching. Some institute offering language course, hire these candidates for teaching on good salary scale.
Interested candidates can work as a freelancer and can work for different firm for content development in Tamil language.
If it comes as a self employed, candidates can start their own tuition classes.
Other jobs are as interpreters, it can be liaison, general and consecutive.
The translator can work in many different fields like scientific field, business related field, technical field, etc. They can also work in research institutes and firms, publishing houses, travel and tourism sector, bureaus and many more.

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