The department of Malayalam is accredited by the people of Kerala as centre of excellence in higher education in Malayalam Language and Literature. The Department owes a lot of reputed teachers like Prof.O.N.V.Kurup(Winner of Jnanapeedam award ) ,Prof.M.N.Vijayan,M.K.sanu,AttoorRavivarma, N.KrishnaPillai,Panmana Ramachandran Nair,Dr.RaghavanPayyanad, .Prabhakaran, KalpettaNarayanan,M.A. Rahman who are amonf the most respected literary personalities in Kerala, for their efforts in raising the Department to it’s present status.Famous literary critics Prof.Thayattu Sankaran, Brajeevan,ThomasMathew,and many more rentered their service in to the Department as Teachers. The Department established in 1890. In 1958 B A Degree Course started. P G Malayalam started in 1970. The Department Became Research Centre of Kannur University in the year 2000. Behind the reputation of this Department there is a tradition of decades during which the Department fostered literary taste and talent among its students and the general public through many a number of Seminars, conferences and workshops in which all the eminent writers, critics, painters and performing artists of Kerala participated


Dr. Jissa Jose


Associate Professor

Dr. Santhosh Manicheri


Assistant Professor

Dr. Rajani.N

MA,M Phil NET Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Dr. Liji N

MA Malayalam NET P hD, BEd. (Malayalam)

Associate Professor

Dr. Sinumol Thomas

M.AMalayalam, M.Ed, Ph.D(Malayalam), NET (Malayalam & Education),

Assistant Professor

Dr.Ajitha Chemban

M A,B Ed, NET, PhD

Assistant Professor

Dr. Rajasree R

MA Malayalam NET &JRF PhD, BEd. (Malayalam),

Assistant Professor


MA,NET Ph.D JRF in Malayalam,JRF in Folk Literature

Assistant Professor

Dr. M Lineesh

M A(Malayalam), B.Ed(Mathematics), Ph.D (Malayalam) UGC-NET/JRF Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism Post Graduate Diploma in Virtual Media

Assistant Professor