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CTTEWC’s History

Established in the year 1985, under the T.Thomas Educational Trust, Chevalier, T.Thomas Elizabeth College is a pioneer in self-financing education. It is an exclusive college for women in Perambur – Chennai. The institution believes in empowering women through its holistic education.

The CTTE Trust became a Public Trust in December 2002. Honourable Justice Thiru J. Kanakaraj, Retired Judge, High Court, Madras was appointed by the High Court of Madras as the Chairman of the Trust from 2002.  The Trust took charge in 2003 under the Chairmanship of Thiru J. Kanakaraj, Retired Judge, High Court, Madras.

Currently, the Chairman of this prestigious institution is Honourable Justice Thiru. B. Gokuldas, the Managing Trustee & Correspondent is Mr. L. Palamalai, IAS (Retd). The College has completed 38 years of dedicated service in the cause of higher education & has well experienced,committed faculty.



Our Vision as set forth by our esteemed founders

Empowering Women through


Ethics &

Economic Development.


To Empower Women by

Providing the right academic atmosphere with the best resources to pursue & gain knowledge.


Providing opportunities to develop employability skills.


Inculcating values rooted in our culture & tradition, secularism and humanitarianism.


Our Core Values

As an Institution, we believe in

Empowering Women.

Creating a globally competent work force.

Fostering secularism and humanitarianism.




Regulatory Bodies

Statutory / Regulatory Bodies Governing the Institution.
  • MHRD– Ministry of Human Resource Development                                                                                                                      
  • UGC –  University Grants Commission                                             
  • TANSCHE – Tamil Nadu State Council for Higher Education                                                                                           
  • UNOM – University of Madras
Click to view NAAC 'A' Grade Accreditation Certificate

Accreditation Status

Chevalier T.Thomas Elizabeth College for Women is a grade 'A' NAAC accredited institution.

The college was accredited by NAAC with CGPA of 3.04 on four point scale at A grade.

The accreditation is valid for 5 years and re-accreditation will be in 2024.

Graduate Attributes

Our College believes in developing certain graduate attributes in our students, which benefit them and the world they are to be part of.

Certain attributes we aim to develop in our students

Our Milestones & Key events


Our journey as an institution spans over three decades. Everyday we progress towards our goal of becoming a premier institute empowering women through education & skill development. Here are some notable events we consider as milestones in our journey.

We are an active participant in several Academic programs & initiatives launched by our Government