Ethiraj College for Women, Egmore, Chennai

Ethiraj College for Women

Ethiraj Salai, Egmore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu   |   ESTD : 1948   |   Approved By: AICTE   |  NAAC   |   Type: Private
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About College

Ethiraj College for Women, started in 1948 was born out of the dream and vision of Shri. V.L. Ethiraj an eminent lawyer and renowned philanthropist. It was established with a commitment to provide quality education to women with strong emphasis on values and tradition and with the singular mission of empowering women.

  • Situated in the heart of the city of Chennai in 9 acres of campus area, the college stands self-contained with prestigious structures measuring to a total plinth area of 3,48,751Sq.ft.
  • It is this infrastructural facility and the vision which is kept up by the successive managements, principals, faculty and students which has gained for the college the five star status from NAAC and the college with Potential for Excellence award from UGC.
  • 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 6500 students who are the anchor to sustain the vision of the institution.

Extracurricular Activities:

The college has several clubs that operate with great efficiency to enable the students to participate in meaningful activities that are of service to the community. Several new clubs have also been started in the year 2009-2010 to ensure the healthy and whole-hearted participation of the students in several interesting activities. These are the:

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

National Service Scheme(NSS)

The College NSS has three units under the University of Madras. 300 volunteers from the undergraduate programmes actively participate in various social service activities. They participate in rallies, seminars, camps, and awareness programmes on Aids, Social evils, Domestic violence, Gender issues, Diabetes, Road safety, Environment etc.

Dr. Kauslaya Moorthy and Justice M.N. Moorthy endowments sponsoring blood donation camp was conducted on August 3rd 2009. 180 units of blood were donated to the Lions Blood Bank.

Facilities:

 Library

 The Library’s primary mission is to serve the academic community with high-quality   resources, services and act as a gateway to information to meet the needs of the   institution’s diverse instructional, research and outreach programmes.

  • Library housed in a sprawling 32,000 sq.ft.
  • Three storeyed building provides a stunning range of library collections and information services to the teaching, research and service functions of the user community
  • Over 91,917 books and 52 print journals

 Hostel

 The hostel facility of the college was started in 1948, by our beloved founder, Shri. V. L.   Ethiraj.  started for 169 students and teachers, the hostel facility of Ethiraj College has   now been enhanced to include two individual blocks (one PG block and two UG blocks)   situated within the college premises and can accommodate around 500 Indian and   Foreign Nationals and NRI’s.

 

Aided - Government Scholarships

Name of the scholarship

Eligibility

 SC/ST Post Matric

Below Rs.1,00,000/-

 SC/ST Free Education

Income Certificate not required

 SC/ST Christian

Income Certificate not required

 MBC/DNC (PG)

Below Rs.1,00,000/-

 MBC/DNC (UG) Free Education

Income Certificate not required

 BC Ordinary

Below Rs.1,00,000/-

 BC First Graduation

Below Rs.1,00,000/-

Self-Supporting - Government

 Name of the scholarship

Eligibility

 SC/ST Post Matric

Below Rs.1,00,000/-

 SC/ST Free Education

Income Certificate not required

 SC/ST Christian

Income Certificate not required

 

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