Ethiraj College for Women Admission

Chennai, Tamil Nadu - Add Review
Established : 1948 | Accredited/Approved : NAAC, UGC | Affiliated : University of Madras
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The Institute of ECW came into existence in the year 1948 by V. L. Ethiraj. ECW is an autonomous Institute managed by the Ethiraj College Trust. The College is a self-supporting and self-financed Institute that offers Undergraduate and Postgraduate level courses. The courses are provided in two categories that are MBA and MCA.

ECW admission for PG courses is based on TANCET examination scores. Students applying through CBSE or any other board will be considered under the LATE application category as the results are announced ten days late. Candidates applying for UG or PG course will have to fill the application form online or download it from the website.

  • Admission for aided and self-supporting courses under UG and PG is based on Merit marks obtained by the students in the qualifying exam.
  • Admission for MBA and MCA at ECW is based on TANCET entrance exam scores.
  • TANCET is an entrance exam conducted by Anna University for MBA / M. Tech or MCA admission to colleges in Tamil Nadu.
  • Candidates of SC / ST who are applying for Aided courses will be exempted from paying application fees.
  • Students of the SC /ST category will get 5% relaxation in the total percentage.

Ethiraj College for Women UG Admission 

The College offers B.Com, BA, and B.Sc courses under aided category and BBA, B.Com (Hons), BA, B.Com (gen), and B.Sc under the self-supportive level.

  • ECW also offers BCA course under UG level, and the duration for all UG courses will be three years.
  • Eligibility for UG course at ECW, candidates must have passed in 10+2 exam in relevant field with 50% marks.
  • Admission for the UG course is aided, and self-supportive at ECW depends on marks obtained in Merit.




B. Com Aided

Corporate Secretaryship, Commerce

Candidates must have passed +2 with 50% marks in relevant field.

BA Aided

English, Economics, History, Tourism and Travel Management

Students must have passed +2 exams in any field.

B.Sc Aided

Mathematics, Zoology and Biotechnology, Chemistry, Food Service Management, Physics, Nutrition, Plant Biology, Dietetics, Plant Biotechnology

Applicants must have passed +2 in science field with 50% marks.

BBA self supporting

Business Administration

Passed +2 exams in relevant field with 50% marks.

B.Com. self supporting

Finance, Accounting

Students must have 50% marks in +2 exams with relevant field.

B. A self supporting

Business Economics, English Communication skill, English

Passed 10+2 with commerce / BS / Humanities or any relevant field. 

B.Com (Hons) self supporting


Candidates must have passed +2 exams with 75% in Accountancy / BS / Commerce / Mathematics or any other relevant subjects.

B.Sc. self supporting

Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Biochemistry, Computer Science, Microbiology, Mathematics, Visual Communication, Psychology, Mathematics with computer Applications

Students must have 50% marks in +2 exams with Chemistry / Zoology / Biochemistry / Biology/Botany / science subjects / Mathematics as main subjects.

B.Com self supporting

Corporate Secretaryship, Bank Management

Passed plus two exams in Accountancy / Commerce / BS / Economics / CS and other relevant subjects.


Computer Applications

Applicants must have passed +2 with Mathematics / Business Mathematics as main subjects.

Ethiraj College for Women PG Admission

ECW offers several PG courses in various fields like science, Arts and Commerce. In addition, courses like M.Sc, MA and M.Com is offered under Aided and self-supporting area.

  • Eligibility for PG course at ECW, students must have passed bachelor's degree in relevant field from a recognized board.
  • Admission for the PG course at EWC depends on essential marks scored in the UG exam.




MA Aided

English, Economics, Tamil, History

Candidates must have passed Bachelor's degree with Business Economics, Economics, Corporate Economics or any other degree with 50% marks.

MA Self supporting

Human Right and Duties Education, Journalism and Communication

Passed UG degree in any field with eligible marks.

M.Sc Aided

Chemistry, Zoology

Students must have passed degree in Mathematics, Physics, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Chemistry or any relevant subjects.

M.Sc Self supporting

Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Biochemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Microbiology, Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology

Passed B.Sc in relevant subjects with 50% marks.

M. Com Aided


Candidates must be a graduate in B.Com with Marketing, General, Accounting, Finance (hons) or in any other relevant subjects.

M. Com self supporting

Corporate Secretaryship

Ethiraj College for Women MBA and MCA Admission

The Institute of ECW offers MBA and MCA course under the PG program. The course is offered for two and three years with various specializations.

  • Eligibility for MBA course at ECW, candidates must have passed Bachelor’s degree from a recognized board.
  • Admission for MBA at ECW is based on the TANCET entrance exam conducted by Anna University.
  • Eligibility for MCA course at ECW, applicants must have passed UG degree in any stream.
  • Admission for MCA at ECW is based on the TANCET examination conducted by AU.





Human Resource, Marketing, Syatems, Finance



Computer Application

Ethiraj College for Women Application Process

The application form for UG and PG course is made available on the official website. Candidates can either fill the form online or download the form and fill it manually.

  • Students will have to fill the application form as per the details asked by the college.
  • Applicants will have to choose the subjects of their choice and enter the marks scores in academics.
  • Candidates will have to check the information given in the application form.
  • After successfully filling the application form, candidates must pay the application form fees via Net banking or DD.
  • Applicants can submit the application form of ECW with fees receipt.
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Asked Question

Hi, I am interested in joining ethiraj direct admissions without TANCET
Asked by Rajeswari

replied on 04-Apr-2022 13:40:45

Candidates interested in taking admission to Ethiraj College of Women's MBA will be required to take a TANCET. Direct admissions are allowed, but it is mandatory for students to take the entrance test as eligibility criteria.

Does this college provide M.Sc. in Food Science?
Asked by R Parvathy

replied on 13-Aug-2021 06:53:09

Yes, ECW does offer M.Sc. PG course for its students and the available subject stream are Food Nutrition, Mathematics, Applied Microbiology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Physics, Zoology, Plant Biology & Plant Biotechnology for eligible candidates. 

What is the eligibility for the MCA course in this college?
Asked by ishwariyalakshmi

replied on 06-Aug-2021 15:20:09

For getting admissions for the MCA program, the candidates must have completed BCA or any degree with Mathematics or Statistics and even in 10+2 level board exams.

Hi mam, what is the cut for MCA in Ethiraj? and can I get admission?
Asked by ishwariyalakshmi

replied on 09-Jul-2021 11:41:52

Admission to the MCA at ECW is made on the basis of marks obtained by the candidate in the qualifying examination in BCA or equivalent degree. Candidates who appeared for TANCET are eligible to apply. TANCET cut-off for MCA is 27 in general. Candidates meeting the cut-off criteria shall get a seat for the course.

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