75 YEARS OLD LEGACY
OF ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE
Ethiraj College for Women celebrates Founder’s Day
Ethiraj College for Women celebrated its Founder’s Day on the 133rd birth anniversary of its founder, V.L. Ethiraj. This was also the 75th anniversary of the college. V.M. Muralidharan, Chairman, Ethiraj College Trust, welcomed the gathering and recounted the selfless contribution of the founder V.L. Ethiraj towards the cause of women’s education.
M.M. Rajendran, Former Governor of Odisha, was the Chief Guest and delivered the Founder Thiru V.L. Ethiraj Endowment Lecture. The former governor spoke about the importance of women’s education in the development of a nation. He shared several anecdotes involving V.L. Ethiraj that demonstrated Ethiraj’s integrity, honesty and legal acumen.
On the occasion, the college fraternity club consisting of retired faculty presented a cheque of Rs. 2,00,000 towards student scholarship.
The programme concluded with a vote of thanks by the Principal & Secretary Dr. S. Uma Gowrie. Former Chairperson Chandra Devi Thanikachalam participated in the event.
Department of Economics signed MOU
Signing of MOU with Cambridge and MBA Department
TO STRIVE, TO SEEK, TO FIND AND NOT TO YIELD
We have introduced a new course in B.Sc Mathematics with Data Science (Self Supporting) from this academic year 2023-2024. November 2023 Examination Fee Payment Admission open for M.Sc Computer Science in Self Supporting Stream for the academic year 2023-24 SPECIAL SUPPLEMENTARY EXAMINATION RESULTS – JULY 2023B.Sc (Viscom) with newly added topics, Digital Film Making & OTT Production Admission open for various PostGraduate Programme for the academic year 2023-2024ENVIRONMENT DAY INVITEAdmissions Open for MA Human Rights and Duties Education ( PG Program with specialisation in Social Work and Human Rights Law)April 2023 End Semester Examination Result Track the Application Click here to pay the fees for first Year Department of Economics signed MOU with SICCIAdmission open for various UnderGraduate Programme for the academic year 2023-2024
WELCOME TO ETHIRAJ COLLEGE
Situated in the heart of the city of Chennai in 9 acres of campus area, the College stands self-contained with prestigious structures measuring a total area of 48,513.627 sq.ft. This admirable infrastructural facility and the sound academical culture is upheld by the successive managements has gained for the College, five star status from NAAC and Potential for Excellence (CPE) award from UGC. Read more >
MESSAGE FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK
Greetings! It is reassuring to witness the capability and efficiency of our fraternity to sail through the challenging situation with might and positivity. This instills hope for the future! Our founder Shri. V. L. Ethiraj (1890-1960), was an eminent lawyer and philanthropist who believed in inclusion, change, and women empowerment which led him to be the torchbearer for women’s education. Read more >
At the UG level, the college provides various courses under Aided and Self-supporting categories.
Under the Aided category, the college offers B.A, B.Com and B.Sc programme while the self-supporting category comprises of B.A, BBA, B.Com and B.Sc. courses.
The college provides M.A, M.Sc and M.Com degree courses within Aided as well as Self-supporting category.
The college offers Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Computer Application (MCA) program at the postgraduate level to the interested candidates
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) is an offered Full-time three/six-year Doctoral program and it is offered by University of Madras, Chennai. Ph.D. program shall be for a minimum duration of three years, including course work and a maximum of six years. Extension beyond the above limits will be governed by the relevant clauses.
NEWS AND UPDATES
STATE-OF-THE ART INFRASTRUCTURE
Smart Classrooms – Auditorium, Seminar and Conference Halls – Modern Laboratories – Computer Centres – Physical and Digital Libraries – Cafeteria – Gymnasium – World Class Indoor Sports Arena
Appropriately qualified and experienced faculty – current, contemporary, and updated – mentoring, counselling, guiding – active participation in student development.
CUTTING EDGE RESEARCH FACILITY
Research is integral to learning at Ethiraj – Innovative and trans-disciplinary research projects – National and international collaboration and participation in research – Fully equipped and furnished laboratories for research.
Ethiraj alumni are in public service (IAS/IPS and other Civil Services) – Senior executives in corporates – Established entrepreneurs – Acclaimed artistes – Respected social activists.
LIFE AT ETHIRAJ
The attraction of the institution is the large and well-maintained playground facilitating the players to play the outdoor games like Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Handball, Kabaddi, Kho-Kho and a multi-purpose auditorium with indoor facilities for Badminton, Table Tennis, Carrom and Chess.
Enactus Ethiraj is an Entrepreneurial development platform with a base of 720+students . Enactus Ethiraj has its existance in Ethiraj college since the acadamic year 2014-2015. Enactus also has an international recognition. The club has worked on projects like “En Kalan “( cultivation of mushroom ) and “Ethidle”(handmade candles) during the years 2016-17 and 2017-18.
Srishti(means ‘Nature’ or ‘Creation’ in Sanskrit, a common sight in Ethiraj campus) is the annual annual inter- collegiate cultural fest organised at Ethiraj College for Women. It is a 3 day long festival usually in the second month of the year. Events range from carnatic music to mime and it is experience which can be best described as a cultural potpourri.
OUR EXCELLENCE IN NUMBERS
Ethiraj college was ranked #65 out of 200 by NIRF.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
Higher Education Excellence Award
Ethiraj College for Women received the prestigious Higher Education Excellence Award 2019, presented by Staffordshire University, UK held on 23rd July 2019 in Arignar Anna Arangam — Received by Dr.Mrs.Kothai, Principal and Secretary, Ethiraj College for Women.
Guinness book of world records
Ethiraj College for Women entered the Guinness book of world records for the longest drama spanning 28 hours, 32 minutes and 43 seconds. Kudos to the team Kaalakkooru, PG Department of Human Rights and Duties Education.
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