Ethiraj College for Women (Ethiraj), Chennai : Courses, Fees, Placements, Ranking, Admission 2023


Ethiraj College for Women was established in Chennai in 1948.  From its formative years with a few UG courses, today the college is an autonomous institution covering courses from the regular BA, BSc, BCom to BBA, MBA and MCA. The college prides in offering courses right through UG, PG to Doctoral Programs of M.Phil and PhD to its students in varied disciplines,

Ethiraj College is located in the heart of Chennai in a well-appointed 9 acres campus. It is affiliated to the University of Madras hosting student strength of 8000.

Courses Offered:

The college offers a wide array of courses at the UG and PG levels which are either aided or self-supporting.

UG Aided courses


English, Economics, History, Tourism and Travel Management


Commerce, Corporate Secretary-ship


Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology, Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Nutrition

UG Self supporting  courses


English, English and Communication, Business  Economics,


Accounting, Finance, Honors, Corporate Secretary-ship, Bank Management


Biochemistry, Clinical Nutrition, Mathematics, Computer Science, Microbiology, Psychology, Visual Communication,


Computer Applications

PG Aided Courses


Economics, English, History, Tamil, Business Economics


Zoology, Chemistry



PG Self supporting  courses


Human rights, Journalism and Communication


PBPB, mathematics, Food and Nutrition, Biochemistry, Advanced Microbiology


Corporate Secretary-ship, Banking and Insurance


Computer Applications


Business Administration, Business Management

Ethiraj College for Women Admission Process

Admission to Ethiraj College for Women is entirely merit based, and percentage in qualifying examinations are given due weight-age. For MCA and MBA, the scorecard of TANCET is considered.

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Ethiraj College for Women Fee Structure 

Self Supporting UG Courses



Total Amount


3 Years

INR 1.14L to INR 1.29L


3 Years

INR 1.41L to INR 2.40L


3 Years

INR 2.28L


3 Years

INR 2.40L


3 Years

INR 2.34L

Ethiraj College for Women Placements

The Placement Cell in Ethiraj College has been active since 1998 and has been assisting students in getting recruited with reputed organizations for a lucrative career. Among the essential annual college event is “ BHAVISHYA”, a two-day career fair which draws prominent corporate honchos to interact and deliberate on career options. Some of the reputed recruiters who frequent the campus are Wipro, CTS, TCS, HCL, Google, Goldman Sachs and the like to name a few.

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Ethiraj College for Women Scholarships

Students at Ethiraj College get ample scholarship options primarily based on merit-cum-means. Some of them are the PTA and Estate Scholarship. There are a host of Government Aided Scholarships which benefit students from the reserved and minority category apart from weaker sections of society, who have an annual income of less than INR1L. There are other scholarships instituted in the name of the founder, some alumni and retired faculty.


CITI Bank HDFC Bank Hewlett Packard ICICI Kotak Mahindra Bank TCS


Frequently Asked Questions

Ethiraj College for Women is a renowned arts and science college situated in the heart of the city Chennai with 9 acres of campus area at Egmore.

Ethiraj College is affiliated to Madras University and is an autonomous college managed by Ethiraj College Trust.

A merit list is prepared on basis of marks obtained in 10+2 examination.

The college offers total 39 courses at UG and PG level which falls under 2 categories: self-supporting and aided.

Yes, the campus has one PG block and two UG blocks within the premises which and accommodate 500 India and Foreign national and NRIs. The hostels have a gym, reading and recreation rooms, spacious dining halls, and telecommunication facilities for the students.

The campus has a reading rooms, indoor stadium, multi-purpose hall, cafeteria, Wi-Fi, etc.

Ragging is strictly prohibited within the campus. Sexual harassment cell has been formed for the female students in the college.

The sports facilities are great in the campus. There are plenty of sports options like throw ball, volley ball, cricket, kabaddi, chess, handball, table tennis, etc. The Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu has established a joined Sports Development scheme in the college through which some selected students are awarded cash prices for the National level performance per annum towards their diet and kit allowance.

Yes, the library has a collection of more than 107775 books and 44 print journals and is also sufficiently supported by over 10563 online journals. It also offers Network Resource sharing (Internet Centre) and Photo copying facilities.