Parent Teacher Association
Ethiraj College Parent Teacher Association (ECPTA) was formed with the objective to create a good relationship between parents of the students and teachers of the college. It was registered with the Registrar of Societies on 17th July 2000.
The Chairman of the Ethiraj College Trust is the President of the Association and the Principal is the Secretary. The Joint-Secretary, Treasurer and Executive Committee members are chosen from amongst the staff and are nominated by the staff members of the college. 15 members representing parents are nominated for the post of Executive Committee members.
The Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Thiru V. M. Muralidharan, is the President of ECPTA and the Principal of the College, Tmt. A Nirmala, is the Secretary of the ECPTA. The Executive Committee of the ECPTA meets at least twice a year.
PTA funds are mainly used for providing and maintaining infrastructure facilities and for promoting research in the college. Campus II measuring 1,65,000 sq. ft., hostel block measuring 30,000 sq ft., library block of 32,000 sq ft., and the Controller of Examinations block measuring 14,000 sq ft. were constructed thanks to substantial contributions of the PTA funds.
The Annual General Body Meeting of ECPTA is held once a year. Parents attend in large members and interact with the Management and Faculty and give their suggestions for the better functioning of the College.