Type of College

Private - Autonomous

Accreditation & Recognition

AICTE, UGC, NAAC with "A" Grade

Established

1948

Affiliation

University of Madras, Chennai

About Ethiraj College for Women

Ethiraj College for Women, Chennai, is a constituent college of the University of Madras, Chennai, was established on 24th July 1948 by Shri. V.L. Ethiraj, an eminent lawyer, and renowned philanthropist.

The college is affiliated with University of Madras, Chennai and it is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) & 12(B) on August 1978 under Act, 1956.

It is also recognized and approved by All India Council For Technical Education, New Delhi and re-accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with "A" Grade - (CGPA Score 3.36 on a 4 Point Scale in 3rd Cycle) on 25th October 2013.

The aim of the college is the commitment to providing quality education to women with strong emphasis on values and tradition and with the singular mission of empowering women.

It is a women's private college providing regular courses in which is located in the urban part of Chennai played a pioneering role in the field of higher education.

The college conferred the status of grant-in-aid college that the fees and all the facilities for the students are fixed by the government. The college conferred the status of 'autonomy' by the University Grants Commission (UGC) on 12th February 1999.

The college also received the numbers of achievements awards in the field of education, sports and curricular activities under the University of Madras, Chennai.

The college has recognized as with the status of "College with Potential for Excellence" by the University Grants Commission in 2005.

In 2014, MOUs signed with the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) - the UK, TVS Training and Services, Chennai, Department of Archaeology, Government of Tamilnadu and Knowledge Capital Investment Group (KCIG)

At present, the college offers three years undergraduate and two years postgraduate courses in Arts, Science, Commerce, and Management stream with various specializations under the University of Madras, Chennai. It also offers Post Graduate Diploma, Doctorate, and Add-On Certificate courses.

UG courses are under Choice Based Credit and Semester System (CBCSS) and PG courses are under Credit and Semester System (CSS) of the affiliating university. Therefore, the students should have to choose one honor (core) subject with two or more as subsidiary (elective) subjects for the specific undergraduate streams.

University examinations of different courses, examinations conducted by the University of Madras, Chennai and various other examinations are held in the college premises. The admission criteria for the college is strictly based on Merit and Written Test.

Vision:

  • To sensitize young women to their rights and place in society through advancement and application of relevant knowledge

Mission:

  • To achieve economic and social equity for women and through them strengthen the Nation to a user in an egalitarian society. To become a globally recognized Women's University
  • The college has a vibrant campus life with a wide range of opportunities to fill your free time
  • The college has an impressive and pollution-free campus with panoramic green surroundings, elegant landscaping and beautiful flower-beds
  • The college has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results
  • The college has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students
  • The college has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, seminar halls, hostel, canteen, multipurpose halls, playground etc.
  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the college
  • The college has a library with a good number of books (both text and reference) on various subjects to meet the needs of the students as well as the teachers with reading room facility. Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed
  • State of the Art Laboratories with sufficient space and all the necessary equipment are made available to various departments
  • The college has taken up the responsibility of imparting necessary, effective and practical education to the students so that they can reach great heights and attain maximum achievements in their life
  • Internet facilities may be availed by the students and teachers as per their needs
  • The college has established an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) on 8th July 2004 to assure the quality of the college and also details regarding submission of Annual Quality Assurance Reports (AQAR) to NAAC annually
  • The Transportation facility is available for students
  • The college has a significant presence in the field of research. A number of major & minor research projects are awarded to the faculty members by the UGC and other bodies
  • The college has a large playground with well-equipment for different sports like Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Hockey, Badminton and so on
  • A medical facility has been available in the college for the benefit of the students
  • State Government and Central Government offers a number of scholarships to the meritorious students and the students belonging to SC / ST / OBC
  • The institution has provided ICT facilities like computers, projectors, audio-visual gadgets, scanners and printers to the departments and also other aids and a huge number of availability of books for effective delivery of curriculum and for inculcating the knowledge of the subject
  • A special complaint cell (Sexual Harassment Cell) has been formed for the female students in the college. Students can directly complain orally or by written application to the head of the cell. Apart from this, Ragging is strictly prohibited on the college campus
  • To sharpen the skill of students and their personality development, various curricular and extra-curricular activities are the regular features of the institution
  • The college Unit NSS Wing performs different type of social services within and outside of the area
  • The college also organizes workshops, seminars, and conferences for improving teaching skills and methodology
  • The college consists Women Cell to help female students. This cell helps and guides girls to sort out from their personal problem and avoid them from any harassment
Levels of study
Arts
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Business Economics Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in Economics Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in English Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in History Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in Tourism & Travel Management Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Master of Arts in Business Economics (MBE) Full Time 2 Years Graduation
Master of Arts in Economics Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in English Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in History Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in Tamil Full Time 2 Years B.A
Management
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Business Administration Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Master of Business Administration Full Time 2 Years Bachelor's Degree
Commerce
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Commerce (General) Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Commerce in Banking Management Full Time 3 Years  10+2
Bachelor of Commerce in Corporate Secretaryship Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Master of Commerce Full Time 2 Years B.Com
Engineering
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Computer Application Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Master of Computer Application Full Time 3 Years BCA
Ph.D
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Doctor of Philosophy - (Economics) Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy - (History) Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Chemistry Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in English Full Time 2 / 3 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
M.Phil
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Master of Philosophy (Physics) Full Time 1 Year Graduation
Master of Philosophy in Economics Full Time 1 Year Post Graduation
Master of Philosophy in Chemistry Full Time 1 Year Master's Degree
Master of Philosophy in Commerce Full Time 1 Year M.Com
Master of Philosophy in English Full Time 1 Year Post Graduation
Master of Philosophy in History Full Time 1 Year Master's Degree
Master of Philosophy in Mathematics Full Time 1 Year Post Graduation
Master of Philosophy in Plant Biology & Biotechnology Full Time 1 Year Master's Degree
Master of Philosophy in Tamil Full Time 1 Year Master's Degree
Master of Philosophy in Zoology Full Time 2 Years Master's Degree
Additional Courses
Streams
Bachelor of Arts in English & Communication Skills (Self Supporting)
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with Computer Applications (Self Supporting)
Bachelor of Science in Chemical Nutrition and Dietetics (Self-Supporting)
Master of Philosophy in Foods and Nutrition (Self-Supporting)
Doctor of Philosophy in Tamil
Certificate Courses:
Performing Arts
Tally and Taxation
Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS)
Foreign Language - Fundamentals of German Language
Foreign Language - Basics of Spanish Language
Foreign Language - Basis of Japanese Language
Diagnostic Lab Techniques
Maintenance of Modern Equipment
Higher Level Mathematics for Competitive Examinations

Note:

UG courses are under Choice Based Credit and Semester System (CBCSS) and PG courses are under Credit and Semester System (CSS) of the affiliating university. Therefore, students should have to choose one honor (core) subject with two or more as subsidiary (elective) subjects for the specific undergraduate streams.

This college offers more courses in various stream categories including with optional specializations. To know more about courses, please visit the official website i.e. http://www.ethirajcollege.edu.in

  • Library
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Seminar Halls
  • CCTV Surveillance System
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Reading Rooms
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • UPS
  • N.S.S.
  • Medical Facility
  • Counseling Centre
  • Common Rooms
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Anti Ragging
  • Women Cell
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Campus Security(24x7)
  • Public Transportation
  • Soft Skills Training
  • Training

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