Staff of the Unit

Staff Attached to the Unit

Head of the Unit

Dr. J. Kennedy
Senior Lecturer in English
Ph. D in English Literature on the Black American Literature, M. Phil in English Language and Literature, M. A. in English Language and Literature, and B.Sc. in Mathematics.


Teaching Staff



Mr. S. Umashankar
Lecturer in English

Academic Qualifications:

BSc (Bio), MSc (FPT), BA in Eng & ELT, MA in Linguistics, PhD (reading) University of Bedfordshire - UK

Professional Qualifications:

Post Graduate Dip. in Education

Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education (SEDA)

Certificate in Specialist English Teacher Training

Diploma in Translation

Certificate in Teacher Educator as an Educational Technologist

Experience: Have been in the field of English teaching and learning since 1998.
Interests: Language testing and assessment



Mr. Puvanasingam Samuel Jeyasingam

Academic Qualifications:

Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in English Language and Literature, English specialized trained with 15 years experience at tertiary level.

Interests : Research on language teaching & learning issues, social work, and counseling.



Ms.S. Kalaimathi Subramaniam

English specialized trained with 15 years experience at tertiary level.
Interests : Passion for reading & writing poems & researching language teaching & learning issues, Social work & community development, Contributing to the moral development of undergraduates.


Mr. Varnakulasingham  Kamaladhas

Instructor in English on contract basis

Academic Qualifications:

B.Sc. (Teaching Technology), Specialist English Trained Teacher.


Clerical Staff

Miss. Luxshi  Gnanapaskaran

Faculty of Agriculture

Faculty of Arts & Culture

Faculty of Commerce & Management

Faculty of Science

Faculty of Health-Care sciences

Trincomalee Campus

Swami Vipulananda Aesthatics Studies

Library Network

Centre for Information & Communication Technology

Center for External Degrees and Extension Courses

English Language Teaching Unit

Staff Development Centre

Career Guidance Unit

Contact Us

English Languages Teaching Unit,
Eastern University, Sri Lanka,
Sri Lanka.

Phone: +94-65-2240587