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Department of English - Facilities

The English department has been involved in conducting various activities both for teachers and students. Since the introduction of Business English Certificate Course (BEC) by the British Council, Chennai in association with the Cambridge University, London, the department has been extending the course to the students of this college on voluntary enrolment basis. This   certificate has been widely accepted in the job markets by many MNCs.

The Multi Digital Language Laboratory is providing access to both staff and students in enriching their communication skills. This is particularly useful for the students who prepare for Language proficiency tests like TOEFL and IELTS. With the TEQIP supporting the efforts taken by the department, the department is expanding the lab with 100 terminals.

The English department keeps organizing Faculty Development Programmes for the faculties working in Engineering Colleges. A battery of programmes has been organized by Literary and Debating society (LDS) -a wing of English department. “Brainstrain” is a mega inter school event which unites the school children in and around Coimbatore at GCT. The cultural activities organized through Tamil Mandram and Fine Arts Club have also been shouldered by this department. Further the department is also involved in the printing of College calendar and Magazines.  The English department is stretching its wings to reach horizons unset.