72 YEARS OLD LEGACY
OF ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE
TO STRIVE, TO SEEK
TO FIND AND NOT TO YIELD
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 3,48,751sq.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 >
FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK
Innovation and inclusion being the key values of any Institution In A Globalized Era. In 1948, Our Founder Shri V.L. Ethiraj, An Eminent Lawyer And Educational Missionary, Has Set The Quality Parameter For Inclusive Education, By Taking The Soul-Stirring Decision To Invest His Entire Savings On Establishing A Higher Educational Institution For The Women, Marginalized In A Patriarchal Society. 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
2-year Inter-disciplinary, Research Intensive Course Guinness World Record holder for the longest stage play on Human Rights issues spanning 28 hours and 35 minutes Applications are invited from students aspiring for Civil services, UPSC, United Nations, WHO,...
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
UG Courses (Aided)
PG Courses (Aided)
Ethiraj college was ranked # 46 out of 200 by NIRF.
- It was ranked # 22 out of 120 for Arts in India 2020 and # 5th in Chennai
- For Science, it was ranked # 21 out of 120 in India 2020 and #5th in Chennai
- For MBA, it was ranked # 16 out of 120 in India 2020 (#17 out of 120 India 2019) and #3rd in Chennai
- For Commerce, it was ranked #37 out of 160 in India 2020 and #5th in Chennai
- For Computer Applications, it was ranked #30 out of 110 in India 2020 (#30 out of 100 India 2019) and #5th in Chennai
By The Week
- For Commerce, it was ranked #18 out of 50 in India 2020 (#13 out of 50 India 2019) and #4th in Chennai
- For Science, it was ranked #18 out of 50 in India 2020 (#17 out of 50 India 2019) and #4th in Chennai
- For Arts, it was ranked #18 out of 50 in India 2020 (#16 out of 50 India 2019) and #4th in Chennai
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 guiness book of world records for the longest drama spannning 28 hours and 35 minnutes. Kudos to the team! Ethiraj College for Women entered the guiness book of world records for the longest drama spannning 28 hours and 35 minutes. Kudos to the team!
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ETHIRAJ COLLEGE FOR WOMEN
70, Ethiraj Salai, Egmore,Chennai 600008, Tamilnadu, India