PSG Institute of Technology and Applied Research, Coimbatore – 2021

PSG Institute of Technology and Applied Research (PSG iT) started in 2014 in Coimbatore by PSG and Sons in Coimbatore Tamilnadu in an area of 45 acres in a serene sylvan atmosphere as a private institution to empower youths through technical education. It aims to the effective transfer of knowledge through innovative pursuance of the course to mold the students to responsible citizens for society and the nation. It is one of the PSG and Sons Institution whose courses are approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

In this analysis, we are going to check out all the details about the institute’s students’ stats, faculty, courses offered, graduation outcomes & placements, median salary & top recruiters, infrastructures, and fees structures. All the details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where PSG iT gave its reports.

Courses Offered at PSG iT Coimbatore

As PSG iT is a new institution, it offers merely 6 courses in UG programs in engineering science & technology, respectively, however, it doesn’t offer any course as of now.

Students Intake at PSG iT Coimbatore

Students Intake
PSG iT admitted 300 students each in 2021, 2020, and 2019 at UG programs only, respectively.
PSG iT has 99 distinguished professors at its faculty of whom 51.52% are Ph.D. holders and the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:13, that is, one professor is available for every 13 students.

PSG iT Coimbatore Annual Expenditures

Capital Expenditure
PSG iT spent Rs. 2.43 crores as capital expenditure in 2021, of which merely 6.34% spent on procuring books, journals, and e-resources for the library, a considerable 36.97% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, 4.15% spent on workshops, and the remaining 52.54% spent on the creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 3.62 crores and it was around Rs. 3.11 crores in 2019.
Operational Expenditure
PSG iT spent over Rs. 15.23 crores in 2021 as operational expenditure, of which a considerable 55.34% spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, 36.8% spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and the remaining 7.86% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops. Spending as operational expenditure was Rs. 12.68 crores in 2020 and Rs. 10.51 crores in 2019. The spending of operational expenditure has been increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.

PSG iT Coimbatore Research Details

As PSG iT has good faculties and research scholars, better infrastructure, and a conducive atmosphere, it was able to file 4, 2, and 1 patent applications in 2021, 2020, and 2019, however, it didn’t get any patent either.
Sponsored Projects
As PSG iT has some distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 33.06 lakhs through 9 sponsored research projects from 6 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 38.81 lakhs through 5 sponsored projects from 3 companies in 2020, however, it didn’t receive any funds through sponsored projects in 2019.
Consultancy Projects
PSG iT received Rs. 3.72 lakhs through 19 consultancy projects from 10 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 6.3 lakhs and Rs. 91,034 through 41 and 12 consultancy projects from 17 and 10 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.

PSG iT Coimbatore Graduations & Placements

UG Graduations & Placements
At PSG iT, 349 students got admitted to UG degree courses and 75.07% of them graduated, of whom 74.26% got placements at top companies and 25 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 90.62% of students graduated, of whom 82.14% got placements, and 39 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 95.11% of students graduated, of whom 90.24% got placements and 34 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PhD Research Programmes
In the Ph.D. research program, 61 students have been pursuing research studies till 2021, of whom 33 students graduated in 2021, 36 students graduated in 2020, and 16 students graduated in 2019.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 5.5 LPA in 2021, Rs. 4.7 LPA in 2020 and Rs. 4.2 LPA in 2019 at top companies.
The top recruiters of PSG iT are TCS, Microsoft, Aadhi Maruti, Bajaj Auto, Boeing, Caterpillar, Citrix R&D India Private Ltd, Radisys, Oracle, India Nippon Electrical Ltd, FACE, JSW Steel, etc.

Students Diversity at PSG iT Coimbatore

At PSG iT, a considerable 1270 students are currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 65.04% are boys, a decent 34.96% are girls, a massive 1212 students are from within the state, merely 55 students are from outside of the state, and the remaining 3 students from foreign countries.

Facilities on PSG iT Coimbatore Campus

PSG iT has a lot of facilities that are available for students. It has hostels, medical facilities, labs, libraries, cafeterias, a sports complex, an auditorium, a shuttle service, lifts/ramps, etc.

Campus Festivals at PSG iT Coimbatore

PSG iT celebrates ADVAYA is the annual cultural festival in September where many cultural events such as music, dance, etc., are organized to showcase the craftsmanship of students in arts and enthrall the amiable audience.

YUKTA is the technical symposium celebrated annually in April for three days where many events on technical as well as non-technical are organized to spread the knowledge through an interdisciplinary interactive method and many events and workshops on various trending technologies around the world are organized to give some thoughts to shining young minds.


PSG iT is in Coimbatore, the main industrial city of Tamilnadu, therefore, it has a good transport system. Coimbatore Junction Railway Station is about 19.7 km away whereas Irugur Junction Railway Station is 7 km away from the institution is available nearly for train travel, however, if they want to travel by air, then they can use Coimbatore International Airport which is at a distance of 8 km away from the institution available for reaching the institution, therefore, students from any part of the nation and the world can commute to this institution easily.

How to Get Admission at PSG iT Coimbatore

For UG courses at PSG iT: Candidates who passed the +2 exam with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical Vocational subject/Computer Science/Information Technology/Informatics Practices/ Agriculture/Engineering Graphics/Business Studies with at least 45% marks (40% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in these subjects together. However, diploma candidates are also admitted to first-year PG courses if they pass the Diploma (in Engineering and Technology) examination with at least 45% marks (40% for candidates belonging to the reserved category) in the case seats in the lateral entry are exhausted. And the selection is based on the rank in the TNEA merit list.

Fee Structure at PSG iT Coimbatore

Students need to pay approximately Rs. 3.18 lakhs as total fees for the UG course at PSG iT, however, the saving grace is they can get a decent salary of Rs. 5.5 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount within a year.

PSG iT Coimbatore Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning, and Resources: PSG iT has a decent faculty and better infrastructure for innovative research. Therefore, it scored 60.80%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: PSG iT has a decent faculty and better infrastructure, however, it lacks in research and professional practice, therefore, it scored 2.10%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As PSG iT has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduated at the minimum stipulated time. Therefore, it scored 55.86%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: PSG iT has students from every section and every part of India, moreover, it admitted a decent number of girl students, so it scored 49.86%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: PSG iT has a decent faculty, better infrastructure, a conducive atmosphere, and it is one of PSG and Son’s institutions that have a good reputation among the people, however, it has not yet gotten much popularity like first-generation IITs and NITs, therefore it scored 13.78%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

PSG iT Coimbatore got 36.41% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 131.

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