The Department is chiefly interested in opening fresh avenues for personality development and command of language skills along with the acquisition of knowledge of the subject, English Literature. It offers need-based programmes, provided in an academic environment of quality higher education, and imbibes essential and universal values implicit in literature and life. The students, especially from the under-privileged stratum, are trained to acquire English communicative skills along with the knowledge about varied social and national values obtained from the study of literatures written in English around the globe.
The Department strives to acquaint the students with the economic aspects of modern society, familiarize them with the techniques for the analysis of the contemporary economic problems and develop in them an ability to exercise judgment in evaluating public policy. There is training for the students as well as for those who plan careers as economists in civil service, private enterprise, teaching, or research.
The under-graduate programme provides an excellent background for those who want to graduate in the professional schools (for example, business and law).
The Department has a team of eminent teachers who carry out various research activities in Micro and Macro economics, International Economics, Tourism Economics, Entrepreneurship Development, Principles of Commerce, Business Organization, Women's Studies and Statistics
Economics Association, ECOFEST and OIKONOMIA are the various activities carried out by the Department which provide a platform for the students to exhibit their talents. It also helps them to mould themselves as better leaders.
The Department arranges various field- trip programmes to learn about and study the hotel charges, accommodation details, increase in the revenue of a place, change in the economic status of Tamilnadu, impact on government and budget preparation.
Department has a tie-up with the Life Insurance Corporation, Rockfort Branch, Carrier Agency Branch, Dalmia Cement and sugar industries.