PSG College of Technology is one of the prestigious institutions in Coimbatore and this institution is famous all over India. The college campus comprises of 45 acres of land on both sides of Avinashi Road. The college is situated 5km away from Coimbatore airport and 8 km away from Coimbatore railway station. It is an autonomous aided college affiliated to Anna University, Chennai. PSG College of Technology was established in 1951 by the PSG & Sons Charitable Trust. Late Mr. G R Damodaran is the founder and first principal of this college. PSG College of Technology has the credit of being the first engineering college in the private sector in Tamil Nadu.
More than 5000 students are studying in this college in the graduate, post graduate and research programs of the college in various branches of engineering, science and humanities. Among the various course offered by the college, 18 programs have obtained accreditation by the National Board of Accreditation. PSG College of Technology is an ISO 9001:2000 certified college. The college became an autonomous institution in the year 1978-79 empowering it to develop own curricula, syllabus, evaluation systems and also to introduce new courses. The college offers B.Tech programs in 13 branches of engineering including civil engineering, ECE, EEE, IT, CS &E, mechanical engineering, textile technology, metallurgical engineering, production engineering, biotechnology, biomedical engineering, automobile engineering and instrumentation and control engineering. The M.Tech programs are in biotechnology, communication systems, CS&E, control systems, electrical engineering, IT, energy systems, industrial engineering & management, power electronics & electrical drives, production technology, software engineering, structural engineering and VLSI. The college also offers MBA, MCA and M.Sc programs. There are about 200 research scholars pursuing their research studies under various departments of this college to acquire M.Phil, MS or P.hD degrees.
PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore is one of the premier engineering colleges in India. It has spacious class rooms, state-of-the-art labs and well maintained hostels for men and women. The college library is well furnished and it is one among the best libraries in Tamil Nadu. A beautiful, well nurtured garden, a large playground and staff quarters are also situated inside the campus. The placement cell at PSG College of Technology has an excellent record of enabling the students to secure suitable jobs at the end of their courses. The college always encourages effective interaction between the institution and industry. The various departments of this college are having visiting faculty from leading institutions and industrial houses. All the departments conduct seminars and work shops every year for the benefit of staff, students and industries.
The alumni of PSG College of Technology are its pride. Many of them are serving at senior positions in reputed industries in India as well as abroad. There are many entrepreneurs also among the alumni. Chief Executives, Managing Directors and Chairmen of corporate houses and vice-chancellors of universities are also among the alumni of PSG College of Technology.
PSG College of Technology has set up several advanced centers with financial aid from Ministry of HRD, Dept of Science & Technology, World Bank and other agencies. These centers include Centre for Non-Formal & Continuing Education, Virtual Reality Centre, Virtual Instrumentation Centre, Educational Technology Centre, CAD/CAM/CIM Centre, Project Impact Centre, Metals Testing & Research Centre etc.
The course programs of PSG College of Technology have recognition throughout India and abroad. The college has entered into collaboration with various R&D Institutions and high learning centers in India and abroad through network programs and research programs. The college also has technical collaboration with various industries in the fields of Software Development, Machine Tools, Textiles, Defence, Aerospace, Automotive and Consumer Durables.
The website URL of PSG College of Technology is http://www.psgtech.edu
Extra curricular activities
The college encourages sports and games through its department of Physical Education. Here students have the facilities such as Gym, Games Hall, Indoor Stadium and Open air stadium. Every year the college organizes PSG Trophy All India Basket Ball Tournament, PSG Foot Ball Tournaments and PSG Premier League.
The various clubs under the Students Union of the college conduct many cultural events like Tek Music, Youth Red Cross, Fine Arts, Rotaract etc and charity events like blood donation camps are conducted by the NCC and NSS units of the college.
Ranking by leading magazines
PSG College if Technology got 21st rank in all India Data Quest T-School Survey of year 2010
The college was at the 17th position among the Outlook Magazine Top 50 Engineering Colleges of the year 2010
PSG College of Technology got the 23rd rank in India Today Best Engineering Colleges in India of the year 2010.