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Department of Malayalam

The Department of Malayalam was established in the year 2008. The department offers Malayalam as second language at undergraduate level. Apart from teaching the subjects in the classrooms it trains the students in literacy and cultural activities.
Malayalam is offered for the first year students of BCA and BBA and first and second year students of B.A, B.Com, B.Sc and BSW.

Syllabus
Semester – I – BA, B.Sc, B.Com, BSW, BCA, BBA
I. Poem:
1. Cherussery : Subhadraharanam (1-90 Lines)
2. Ezuthacchan : “Lakshmanopadesham”
II. Prose: Joseph Mundassery : “Bhaasha”
III. Story: Thakazi Shivashankara Pillai : “Thahasildaarute Achhan”, Kaaroor Neelakanda Pillai : “Kaalchakram”, Vaikkam Muhammed Bhasheer : “Janmadinam”
IV.Grammar: Rachanapadam
Semester – II – BA, B.Sc, B.Com, BSW, BCA, BBA
I. Poetry:
Gandakavyam: Kumaranasan: Karuna
II. Drama: A.R. Raja Raja Varma: Malayala Shakunthalam (4,5 Ankangal )
III. Story:
1. T.Padmanabhan: “Gowri”
2. Sara Joseph: “Ooro Ezhuthukariyude Ullilum”
3. Ambhika Sudan Mangad: “Induleka Randam Divasam”
IV. Translation –From English To Malayalam
(On Any General Topic At The Degree Level)
Semester – III – BA, B.Sc, B.Com, BSW
I Poem:
1. G . Shankarakkurupp : “Ente Veli”
2. Vailoppalli Sreedara Menon: “Oonappaattukar”
3. P.Kunhiraman Nair: “Vivekanandappaarayil”
4. Edappalli Ragavan Pillai: “Kattarinte Karachil”
II. Travelogue
S.K.Pottakkatt: Selections from Kappirikalude Nattil
“Afrikkayude Manni”l, “Baira”, “Victoria Vellachattam”, “Kizakke Africayile Indiakkar”, “Nazalandilekku Oru Thirinhu Nottam, “Swahili Bhasha”
III. Novel
M.T. Vasudevan Nair: Naalukettu
IV. Grammar Section
Semester – IV – BA, B.Sc, B.Com, BSW
I. Poem (Modern Poetry)
1. Sugathakumari: “Gajendramoksham”
2. Kadammanita Ramakrishnan: “Kirathavrutham”
3. O.N.V.Kurup: “Krishnapakshathile Pattu”
4. Balamaniyamma: “Mazhuvinte Katha”
II. Auto-Biography
Prof .S. Guptan Nair: Manasa Smarami
III. Drama
C.N. Sreekandan Nair: Lankalekshmi
IV. General Essay
Various forms of essays

Faculty

Ms Retnamma
Lecturer