Kural உவப்பத் தலைக்கூடி உள்ளப் பிரிதல் அனைத்தே புலவர் தொழில்.       In English: To meet with joy and part with thought Of learned men this is the art.

Department of French

About the Department

  • To promote higher educational programmes of global quality in discipline of French and other foreign languages and ensure advancement of knowledge in this field through research publications and dissemination.
  • To enable them to gain first hand access to the works of influential writers, philosophers, filmmakers, artists, and scientists, and thus acquire an extensive knowledge of French and francophone literatures, societies, and cultures.
  • To enable them to acquire skills in translation with a special emphasis on the requirements of business and industry.
  • To enable students to discover and enhance their innate aptitudes and skills through curricular and co curricular activities so as to equip them to face the challenges of a rapidly changing world.
  • To inculcate values and leadership skills so that higher education in our department becomes holistic and humanitarian.


To create responsible independent and caring young citizens of India who have obtained quality Higher Education in French and other foreign languages imbibed healthy values and acquired professional skills thus enabling them to confidently stride into the new world order

  • Joint research programmes with international universities already in place.
  • Comprehensive courses catering to wide tastes and responding to a variety of needs from the market.
  • Students are offered scholarships to reputed institutions and teaching assistance sponsored by the French government so that they spend a year in France perfecting their linguistic abilities
  • Regular contact with eminent personalities from France ranging from such as award winning authors academicians TV and theatre artistes, etc.
  • There is almost 100 % placement of students in various establishments ranging from educational institutions to MNCs
  • For the elective courses most of the languages are taught by native speakers and links established with diplomatic and educational institutions

News & Announcements

Ph.D Admission October 2017- Entrance Test Date Notification - DEPARTMENT OF ARABIC, PERSIAN AND URDU

UG/PG/Professional Degree November 2017 - Time Table

PCP Classess for II year M.L. (Private Study) Schedule

Applications are invited for M.Sc Geoinformatics (Private Study) for the year 2017-2018 (Extended upto 31-10-17)

Notification and Application for Educational Agencies for Starting New Arts and Science colleges, Professional Colleges(MBA / MCA courses alone), Existing college for further affiliation and for starting additional section(s) in the existing course(s) for the academic year 2018-2019

Coaching Class Schedule and Application Form for UGC-NET Examination November 2017 

Dept of Counselling Psychology houses a fully functional Student Counselling Centre at its premises- Contact 044-25399878/25399879

Application for M.L Degree (Private Study) Examination - December 2017

Admission for M.L.Degree (Private Study) for the academic Year 2017-2018


Application for the New Courses in Certificate Course in Autism Spectrum Disorder / Learning Disabilities and PG Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy in the Department of Counselling Psychology

New Health Insurance Scheme 2016 for the employees of University of Madras - List of Hospitals

New Health Insurance Scheme 2016 for the employees of University of Madras

Travelling Allowance for Various Meetings of the University 

Approved Fixed Rate Contract for a period of two years (2016-2018)

Bibliometric analysissss of publication on breast cancer in India (Published in Current Science; vol 110, 2016) - UNOM in the third edition

Release of WIFI facility to faculty, staff and students (Chepauk, RIASM & Marina Campuses) - Online Application Form

Curriculum Development Committee - Database on Curriculum Development - Format

Format to be submitted by Affliated collleges/Research institutions for Ph.D Program Continuation


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