Ethiraj College for Women was established at the heart of Chennai in 1948. Ethiraj is an autonomous college that offers BA, BSc, B.Com to BBA, MBA, and MCA to Doctoral Programs of M.Phil. and Ph.D. of varied disciplines. It is affiliated to the University of Madras and hosts up to 8000 students. Admission to Ethiraj College for UG is entirely merit-based, whereas, for MCA and MBA, the TANCET scores are considered. The application mode is both online and offline.

Some of the top recruiters at the college are Deloitte, EY, Wipro, HCL, Citi Bank, Odessa, RBS, CTS, Infosys, TCS, State Street, Ford.

Ethiraj College for Women Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1948 | Public (Autonomous)
Affiliated to University of Madras
Approved by NAAC
Courses Offered 39 courses across 7 streams
Popular Courses B. Com, M.Sc.
Entrance Exam TANCET
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria Merit-based & Entrance Test
Top Recruiters Deloitte, EY, Wipro, HCL, Citi Bank, Odessa, RBS, CTS, Infosys, TCS, State Street, Ford
Campus Area 9 acres campus
Facilities Available Library, Hostel, Auditorium, Sports
Official Website https://www.ethirajcollege.edu.in/

Ethiraj College for Women Rankings

  • Ethiraj college was ranked # 46 out of 200 by NIRF.

India Today

  • 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

Ethiraj College for Women Courses

Courses Details
BA

Specializations: English, History, Tourism and Travel Management
Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: 10+2 in any discipline
Selection Criteria: Merit-based 
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B.Sc. Specializations: Zoology, Physics, Mathematics, Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Chemistry, Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology, Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Service Management, Botany
Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: 10+2 with science stream
Selection Criteria: Merit-based
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B.Com Specializations: Corporate Secretaryship, Commerce
Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: 10+2
Selection Criteria: Merit-based
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BCA Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: 10+2
Selection Criteria: Merit-based
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BBA Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: 10+2 Selection Criteria: Merit-based
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MA Specializations: English, History, Business Economics, Economics, Human Rights
Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree
Selection Criteria: Merit-based
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M.Sc. Specializations: Food and Nutrition, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Zoology, Botany
Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Graduate from Science stream
Selection Criteria: Merit-based
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MBA Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree
Selection Criteria: TANCET
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MCA Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Any degree with Mathematics or Statistics at 10+2 level
Selection Criteria: TANCET
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M.Com. Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree
Selection Criteria: Merit-based
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M.Phil Specializations: English, Commerce, History, Zoology, Economics
Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Admission to the college is merit-based, and the percentage in qualifying examinations is given due weight-age.
Selection Criteria: Merit-based
Ph.D Specializations: English, Economics, Zoology, History
Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Admission to the college is merit-based, and the percentage in qualifying examinations is given due weight-age.
Selection Criteria: Merit-based

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Ethiraj College for Women Admission

The admission to the college is both entrance and merit-based. Candidates can apply online.

How to Apply?

  • Visit the official website of the college to access the online application form.
  • Fill the online application form with details like personal, academic, department name and subject of choices.
  • Submit the online application form or download it to submit at the admission office.
  • Upload the documents of the size of 100 kb and format jpg/ gif. Preferred dimensions are 125*165 pixels (4.4.*5.8 cm)
  • Pay the online application fee through Net Banking, Credit or Debit cards.
  • Verify the application status and download the application.

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Ethiraj College for Women Placements

The Placement Cell in Ethiraj College has been functional since 1998. It has been assisting students with recruitment into a reputed organization for their careers.

The college holds an annual event called “BHAVISHYA”, which is a two-day career fair that draws prominent corporate companies to interact and deliberate on career options with students.

Some of the major recruiters of the college are Wipro, CTS, TCS, HCL, Google, Goldman Sachs, and more. In the 2018-29 internship, the students were offered a stipend of INR 17,000.

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Ethiraj College for Women Scholarships

Ethiraj College offers a lot of scholarship options on a merit-cum-means basis. Some scholarships are the PTA and Estate Scholarship. Central and State governments offer Government Aided Scholarships for students from the reserved and minority category apart from weaker sections of society, who have an annual income of less than INR 1 Lakh. There are many other scholarships instituted in the name of the founder, some alumni, and retired faculty.

Ethiraj College for Women Facilities

    • Hostel: Hostels provided by the college are divided into 3 blocks where the rooms are on a 3,4 or 6 sharing basis. Students are offered vegetarian food that is served in the mess with the dividing system being followed for the mess bill. The students are provided with a library, newspapers, and TV in each hostel block. They also have access to games courts with the shuttle, badminton, and more. The hostel also conducts various functions like Freshers eve, Farewell, Vinayagar Chathurthi, Golu, Christmas, Pongal, and more.
    • Library: The college library has 5 lakh 97 thousand books, 10,563 online journals, 68 print journals, and state-of-the-art facilities with a well-spaced reading area.
  • Other Facilities: Sports, NCC, E-Cell, Rotaract, Clubs, etc.

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Ethiraj College for Women FAQs

Ques. Where is the Ethiraj College for Women located?

Ans. The college is situated in the heart of the city of Chennai in 9 acres of the campus area. The College stands independent with prestigious structures measuring a total plinth area of 3,48,751sq.ft.

Ques. What are the documents required for admission at Ethiraj College for Women?

Ans. Following documents are required:

  • Admission Card
  • Mark Sheets: 10th, 12th & UG Mark Sheets
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Conduct Certificate
  • Community Certificate
  • Medical Fitness Certificate
  • TANCET scorecard

Ques. Can I apply for multiple programs in the application form of Ethiraj College for Women?

Ans. Yes, you can apply for any number of programs under the Aided or Self-Supporting category. However, you should apply separately for Aided and Self Supporting Streams.

Ques. What is the registration fee for MBA/ MCA course at Ethiraj College for Women?

Ans. The registration fee is INR 600 which has to be paid through demand draft (DD) drawn in favour of “Ethiraj College MBA/ MCA A/C” payable at Chennai and must be submitted to the MBA-MCA Section, Trust Office, Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous).

Ques. What is the fee for the MBA course at Ethiraj College for Women?

Ans. The fee for the MBA program is INR 117,892 per year.