PSG College of Technology
|PSG College of Technology|
Seal of PSG Tech
|Motto||Knowledge and Service|
|Type||Private (government aided)|
|Principal||Dr. R. Rudramoorthy|
|Location||Peelamedu, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India|
PSG College of Technology is an autonomous, government aided, private engineering college in Coimbatore, India. It is affiliated to Anna University. The college offers a total of 48 full-time and part-time programs in Science, Engineering and Management at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The college was founded in 1951 by Dr.G.R.Damodaran, who served as first Principal of the college. It is one of the many educational institutions nurtured by PSG & Sons Charities Trust. It is the first private engineering institution established in Tamil Nadu. The college is located in the same campus with the PSG Industrial Institute. It is the only college in India to have an industry attached to it.
|Engineering – India|
|* Limited participation|
Among the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes offered by the college, many are accredited by the National Board of Accreditation of the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). The college was conferred autonomous status by University of Madras in 1978, which was continued by the Bharathiar University and subsequently by Anna University, and from 2007 by Anna University of Technology, Coimbatore. This enables the college to frame its own curricula, update syllabus and introduce new courses as and when needed. The college is empowered to administer its own evaluation system.
The departments benefit from the expertise of more than 15 visiting faculty from other institutions. Each department annually conducts at least one national/international conference/seminar/workshop for dissemination of the latest technologies and research findings. On average, five short term programmes on topics of interest are conducted for the teaching faculty from other colleges with funding from AICTE/ISTE and other agencies. The programmes of the college are recognized all over India and abroad. The college maintains interaction with several R&D institutions and other institutions of higher learning in India and abroad, through institutional network programmes and collaborative research programmes. It also has links with industries in the fields of automotive, aerospace, defense, textile, machine tools, software development and consumer durables.
PSG College of Technology was ranked 14 in India Today 's Best Engineering Colleges in India of 2014 and 18 in Outlook India 's Top Engineering Colleges of 2012. In rankings limited to private colleges it was ranked 4 by Mint 's Top 50 Private Engineering Colleges of 2009.
Since 1960, PSG College of Technology has been publishing the "PSG Design Data Book", the engineering Data hand book, used throughout the country by other Engineers and students.
PSG Tech Hostel
PSG Tech hostel was established in the ninth year of republic on 27 February 1958. Since then, it is effectively functioning, giving a great accommodation to the students.
- Mylswamy Annadurai, Project Director of Chandrayaan-1 and Chandrayaan-2, Currently Programme Director IRS & SSS (Indian Remote Sensing & Small, Science and Student Satellites)
- Shiv Nadar, Chairman and CSO of HCL Technologies
- K. Pandiarajan, founder Director of Mafoi Consultants
- Sundaram Karivardhan, Industraliast and Motorsport pioneer
- Anand Chandrasekaran, Chief Product Officer of Bharti Airtel
- G. V. Loganathan, former professor, Virginia Tech
- A. G. Ramakrishnan, Professor, Indian Institute of Science
- Y. S. Chowdary, Minister of State, Science and Technology & Earth Sciences, Government of India
- Kalidhindi B. R. Varma, Vice Chancellor, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning
- Mahesh Muthuswami, Cinematographer
- Madhusudhan Rao Lagadapati, Executive Chairman of Lanco Infratech
- Aparna B Marar, Classical dancer
- Jose K. Mani, Member of Parliament
- "Best Engineering colleges 2014". India Today. 2014. Retrieved 6 August 2014.
- "Top Engineering Colleges". Outlook India. 16 June 2012. Retrieved 17 June 2012.
- "India's Top Engineering Colleges 2012 (DQ-CMR T-Schools Survey 2012)". archive.dqindia.com/. Dataquest. 15 December 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012.
- "GHRDC-CSR Engineering Colleges Survey 2013" (PDF). Competition Success Review (Competition Success Review and the Global Human Resources Development Centre): 1–6. July 2013.
- "Top 50 Private Engineering Colleges of 2009" (PDF). Mint. 23 June 2009. Retrieved 9 September 2011.
- "Outstanding Alumni Award" (PDF).
- "Distinguished Alumni". Electronics & Communication Engineering, PSG College of Technology. Retrieved 31 August 2014.
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