Master of Arts (MA) Tamil - Ethiraj College For Women ( ECFE Chennai )

  • Years 2 Years
  • Type Course Post Graduate
  • stream Arts
  • Delivery Mode

What is M.A. in Tamil?


A Master of Arts in Tamil (or M.A. in Tamil) is a postgraduate study in Tamil language and literature. It is the study of language and literature, as well as linguistics, culture, and philosophy. This course ensures that the applicant has a thorough grasp of the language's origins, history, and evolution across time. It also includes numerous poetry and dramas authored by prominent Tamil academics and the study and interpretation of the language.

 The language courses help applicants acquire a functional grammar perspective by grasping language conversation and linguistic concepts. Candidates learn about ancient Tamil history, its many forms, and how different styles blend to produce a stylistic variety. This literature course provides students with knowledge of a variety of literary genres, timeframes, and styles.

 

Eligibility Criteria for M.A. in Tamil


The following are the requirements for a Master of Arts in Tamil:

  • Candidates must hold a bachelor's degree in any field with Tamil as one of the subjects.
  • Candidates who wish to apply for M.A in Tamil must have a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 50 per cent or above.

Benefits of M.A. in Tamil


  • India is a land of diverse civilizations, each with its traditions and customs. In this multicultural country, more than 50 languages are spoken.
  • Everyone who lives in that region is familiar with, learns, and uses the regional language.
  • Knowing the regional language aids communication, harmony, and formal business transactions.
  • The curriculum also aids in the preservation of traditional local languages and their cultural heritage. Not only that but mastering a regional language is increasingly regarded as an art form.
  • It is extensively used to assist individuals in earning a living all around the world.
  • Candidates with a Master's degree who desire to work as a lecturer/professor in colleges/universities in government and private institutions are also eligible.
  • Applicants who wish to pursue additional study in the same language are also eligible. Those who want to improve the Tamil language and literature can do so as well.
  • Aspirants might engage in Tamil language research. They have the potential to become ambassadors for Tamil culture and literature.

Future Scope of M.A. in Tamil


  • This course will be extremely beneficial to those who wish to pursue further studies in the Tamil language.
  • Candidates who have completed a Masters of Arts in Tamil postgraduate degree can very well become instructors in schools and certain junior colleges after passing the NET exam and permanent lecturers in colleges and institutions throughout the nation.
  • Candidates can find appropriate government employment in renowned colleges and universities and their administrative and official departments. Candidates might choose to research Tamil.
  • Candidates can also become advocates for Tamil literature and culture. Many international nations, including Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Singapore, and South Asian and Central Asian countries, recognize and value the M.A in Tamil as a postgraduate degree.

Career and Job Opportunities after M.A. in Tamil


Candidates can work as translators in various disciplines, including science, literature, technology, and business. They can also choose freelancing, which is becoming the current trend in the language field. Research businesses and translation bureaus are good places for freelancers to work.

Some of the Best Recruiting Firms for postgraduates with Tamil literature are Sanskaar Valley School, Eastern Public School, Delhi Public School, Billabong High, and others are among the public schools in Delhi. Besides, there are also Recruiting Hotspots that are constantly searching for efficient postgraduates with Tamil literature specialization such as printing houses, private advertising agencies, journals, television stations, translators, Academic institutions, news agencies, and photography studios, and other language services, tourism, and so on. 

The average salaries for such candidates are INR 4-10 LPA.

 

Fees Structure & Course Duration of M.A. in Tamil


The fee structure varies according to the institution, the average being INR 2,000 to 5,00,000.Its 2 year full time post graduate course.

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