Brief Profile of the Department
The Department of Kannada was started in the year 1972. The Department is conducting two year PG course besides M.Phil, Ph.D programme. The Department has already earned reputation by the translation of Books like Thirukural, Kurunthogai into Kannada and Translation of Thirukural in Tulu language. Tamil Kannada bilingual Dictionary got completed and also carried out comparative study of Tamil and Kannada by the Department. Department of Kannada and Culture, Government of Karnataka State has released one time Grant of Rupees One Crore for the overall Developments of the Department of Kannada, Madurai Kamaraj University.