Ethiraj College for Women

Chennai, Tamil Nadu | Reviews/Ratings: - Add Review
Established : 1948 | Accredited/Approved : NAAC, UGC | Affiliated : University of Madras

Overview Ethiraj College for Women

Ethiraj College for Women, began in 1948 was conceived out of the fantasy and vision of Shri. V.L. Ethiraj, a famous legal counselor and eminent donor. It was built up with a guarantee to give quality training to ladies with a solid accentuation on qualities and convention and with the particular mission of enabling ladies.

Today, Ethiraj College for Women stands pleased with 69 years of mind blowing accomplishment and sense of duty regarding the mission of enabling young ladies through all-encompassing training.

Ethiraj College for Women runs With a quality of more than 6600 understudies today, the College proceeds with the custom of consideration and kindness by going past the customary mode and incorporating it at different levels.

  • Ethiraj College for Women  is Situated in the core of the city of Chennai in 9 sections of land of grounds zone, the College stands independent with esteemed structures measuring an aggregate plinth region of 3,48,751sq.ft.
  • Ethiraj College for Women commendable infrastructural office and the sound vision on which the Institution is manufactured, is maintained by the progressive Managements, Principals, Faculty and Students and this has picked up for the College the five star status from NAAC and the College with Potential for Excellence (CPE) grant from the UGC.
  • Thousands of understudies have gone out of the entries of the College, conveying with them the air and pride of the Institution itself.
  • Ethiraj College for Women has exclusive expectations of scholarly brilliance and a consistent energy for constant refreshing and reestablishment of aptitudes and learning.

Campus Area

9 Acres


NAAC A-grade


University of Madras

College type




Gender accepted



To Strive, to seek, to find and not to yield




Chandradevi Thanikachalam


V.L. Ethiraj


S. Kothai

University Type

Autonomous University

Courses Offered

B.Sc., M.Sc.
B.Com, M.Com


Science Block
Administrative Block
Library Block
Support Services
Tennis Court
Hostel Blocks
COE Block
Humanities Block

Extracurricular activities

Quiz Club and the Theatre Society
Ethics Club
Debating Club
Book Club
Adventure Club
Fine Arts Club
Film and TV appreciation Club

Entrance Exams


Notable Alumni

Sujata Sridhar - Former Indian Cricketer

Sudha Shah - Former Indian Cricketer & National Coach

J. Vijaya - India's First Woman Herpetologist

Application Fee

INR 600


Egmore, Thousand Lights Chennai Tamil Nadu

No. of Faculties

321 Faculties

No. of Students

7298 Students


There are various clubs and various blocks and each different activity has different clubs and each different department has different blocks. These clubs helps students to explore their talents come up with ideas and execute them.

Sports have various and different games students in their leisure hours can play any game that they choose to. There are numerous competitions the institute organise and also they support and encourage students to compete outside.

Library is the place where it will be full during internals and exams they maintain it and is fully stocked with numerous books for students to refer.


Students have number of opportunities as this is only women’s college the competition will be only between girls. Students must be aware of the drives on-campus and off-campus and have to be prepared and attend them.

Each student will undergo training in every aspect to become technically strong and they will be professionally eligible to face any challenges and to accept any changes. Counselling is done to know students interest and to guide them to a right path in their career.

There are several companies and industries that visit the campus offer internships and also placements with good package to all the eligible students

Ethiraj College for Women Course fee structure

BBM - Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) 225000 3 years
BCA - Computer Application 234000 3 years
BCom - Commerce 207000 3 years
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Ethiraj College for Women Entrance exams required for Admission 2021

Ethiraj College for Women Campus Facilities/Infrastructure


Ethiraj College for Women Placements and Companies visited

Goldman Sacs


Asked question

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.

Can you tell me about BA admission eligibility for this college?
Asked by P. Rajasri

replied on 05-Jul-2021 14:40:00

The college offers BA in psychology for three years duration for candidates who have possessed class 12th from any stream. Based on merit in the previous academics, BA admission to ECW is provided.

Asked by ishwariyalakshmi ELANGOVAN

replied on 01-Jul-2021 14:02:20

Since this is a public college, there is no management quota admission at ECW for MCA or other for other courses available. Candidates willing to take seats for MCA need to appear for an admission test conducted by Anna University TANCET. The cut-off for MCA through TANCET is 27 for general students. Entire course fee for MCA expenses around INR 1.30 lakhs for three years. The annual fee would be INR 43k. The general fee structure is given.

Where to apply for the course? How is the application process held?
Asked by ishwariyalakshmi ELANGOVAN

replied on 01-Jul-2021 14:02:40

Applicants seeking admission at ECW need to download the application form from the official website of the college. Later, submit the form in person upon completion along with the registration fee of INR 600 through demand draft (DD).

Where are applications issued for B.Com?
Asked by N. Thaarini Shree

replied on 28-Jun-2021 13:10:01

For candidates seeking admission to B.Com at ECW, the application process is held online mode. Interested applicants shall download the application form from the official website and submit it upon completion to the university office in person.

Contact Information

Contact Numbers:

+(91)-44-28279189/ 28287210/ 28240592

Email ID:


70, Ethiraj Salai,Egmore, Thousand Lights,Chennai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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