To strive, To Seek, To Find And Not To Yield


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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 plinth area of 3,48,751sq.ft. This admirable infrastructural facility and the sound vision on which the Institution is built, is upheld by the successive Managements, Principals, Faculty and Students and this has gained for the College the five star status from NAAC and the College with Potential for Excellence (CPE) award from the UGC. Thousands of students have passed out of the portals of the College, carrying with them the aura and dignity of the Institution itself.

These former students today occupy enviable positions all over the world from diplomatic circles, to law and order, to teaching and caring for the under-privileged. They have also won national awards for their contribution to the nation's cultural and educational legacy. In strengthening the core competencies, the College has been making steady progress. The College has a dedicated team of 283 faculty members who maintain academic excellence and about 7335 students who are the anchor to sustain the vision of the Institution. The College has high standards of academic excellence and a constant zeal for continuous updating and renewal of skills and knowledge.

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the most responsive to change. - Charles Darwin


  • Ethiraj College for Women received the prestigious Higher Education Excellence Award 2019, presented by Education Matters in Partnership with Staffordshire University, UK during the launch of the Global Education & Careers forum held on 23rd July 2019 in Arignar Anna Arangam -- Received by Dr.Mrs.Kothai, Principal and Secretary, Ethiraj College for Women.
  • Our esteemed Chair Person received Thinkedu award by Indian Express from CM of Tamil Nadu and Central Minister Tmt Smriti Irani.

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To holistically develop women, by imparting knowledge, value systems, technological competencies and global skill sets.

To harness their full potential to prepare them to be responsible citizens, compassionate leaders, agents of social change and participants in the National Development.


To achieve our vision by creating a student centric learning environment that is driven by passion for excellence,research culture and an eco-system for innovation and creativity.

To encourage a participatory approach among staff ,students ,alumni and other stakeholders.

To provide adequate opportunities to engage in multitude of interests of our diverse student community in academic,co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.

To offer a campus of excellence with world class infrastructure,technology and support services to our staff and students.

To have a Management that would upload the highest levels of transparency,accountability and goverance in meeting the ideals of the Founder of the college.

Objectives and Goals

  • To promote experiential learning through application of knowledge to new challenges.
  • To build computer competency in youth to align themselves with the world market and become global human resources.
  • To raise the status of the Institution to the inevitable locus of basic and applied research.
  • To constitute the backbone of the country's information infrastructure by providing through the vast resources of the library, the conduits of knowledge.
  • To provide the social capital necessary for establishing a healthy society by imparting values, ethics and confidence in young women.
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UNDERTAKING :The College will abide by all the regulations of the UGC which are enforced from time to time.


 Registration Closed
2020-02-03 00:00

All Dates

  • 2020-02-03 00:00

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