Loyola College, Mettala, is a minority Catholic Co-Educational Institution, Affiliated to the Periyar University, Salem.
The history of the Department of English dates back to the establishment of the College at Mettala in 2015. Since its inception, the Department has been striving to equip the students with English language skills required for research and employment, and to offer them holistic formation. It is one of the largest Department in the College, which enjoys the status of being the only Department that has contact with every student at the undergraduate level. The Department has one shift from morning till evening with 09 dedicated faculty members, teaching around 150 B.A. English. The Department do teach Communicative and Foundation English for the First and second years. The Department is marked by a wide range of activities organized by Poet’s Corner Club, Drama Club, Lit-Quest and Speech Burger which seek to unearth and nurture the multiple talents of the students, and which unveil the strenuous efforts taken by the staff members to mould the overall personality of the students. Besides these activities, Bridge Course, Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, Special Lectures, Remedial Programme are regularly conducted. As The College is being affiliated to Periyar University, The Department follows University Syllabus.
Bridge Course is a characteristic feature of the Department of English at Loyola College, Mettala When the concept of the Bridge Course was introduced in 2015, Loyola was a pioneer in implementing the programme. It has undergone a very long process of evolution through several experimentation results over the years. Currently, it is conducted for all the first years in the academic year. The key objectives of Bridge Course are:
Rev. Dr. Alphonse Manickam, S.J.
Rev. Dr. Albert William, S.J.
Rev. Dr. Samuel Jeyaseelan, S.J.
Rev. Dr. Maria Wenisch, S.J.
Loyola College of Arts & Science,(Co-Ed)
Loyola Nagar, Mettala,
Oilpatti Post, Rasipuram Taluk,
Namakkal District - 636 202,
Tel : 04287 - 246455,99445 88459