Holycross College Nagercoil



To bequeath to the students the rich legacy of Tamil language literature.


  • To spark an interest and equip them in creative writing covering genres from verse writing to fiction.
  • To train them in academic and non academic forms of writing ranging from scholarly essays to rudiments of communication.
  • To have a dialogue with the prescribed texts and search for the missing details.
  • To offer a dynamic exploration of Tamil Literature both ancient and modern.


Tamil department of Holy Cross College, Nagercoil bloomed since the inception of the college. The department offers undergraduate program in Tamil (self funded stream) since the year 2011. “Muthamil Vizha”is celebrated every year. The department also takes pride in its decade old student magazine “Sarakontrai”. It is a pathway to budding artists and creative writers to showcase their creative skills. It is an interesting activity outside the normal time-table

Holycross College Nagercoil