PSGCT was established in 1951 by PSG & Sons’ Charities Trust. PSGCT is affiliated with Anna University and offers programs in various disciplines including engineering and technology, basic science, computer applications, management sciences, and humanities. Some of the programs offered at the institute are UG courses like BE, B.Tech., B.Sc. (Applied Science), PG courses like ME / MTech., MBA, MPhil, MS, and PhD. The admission to the courses is merit-based as well as based on the scores obtained in various entrance exams like TANCET, GATE, CAT.

At PSGCT, more than 505 candidates are pursuing research programs leading to PhD, MS, M Tech degrees which have resulted in PSGCT being recognized as the QIP centre for Postgraduate and PhD programs.

PSGCT has been ranked as the 6th best Private Engineering college by The Week 2020, and 9th best Private Engineering college by India Today 2020. PSGCT has also secured the 46th rank for MBA/PGDM by NIRF 2020.

PSGCT Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1951| Government Aided
Set by PSG & Sons’ Charities Trust
Accredited by AICTE
Affiliated to Anna University
Courses offered B. E, B.Tech., M.E., MTech., PGDM & Ph.D.
Academic Departments 27
Admission Criteria Entrance & Merit-based
Entrances Exams TANCET, GATE, CAT
Application Mode Online & Offline
Top Recruiters HCL, Hospira Healthcare, HP, Accenture, Aditya Birla Nuvo, Adobe Systems, Amazon, IBM, etc
Facilities Available Sports, Medical, Hostel, Book Depot, Library
Official Website

PSGCT Ranking

PSGCT holds a prestigious position among the top fifteen National level technical Institutes for the total number of students placed in reputed organizations all over India. The Ministry of Education has awarded the 49th rank to PSGCT among all the Engineering Institutions in India.

The Week 2020 6th Rank in Private Engineering
The Week 2020 30th rank in Engineering
Times 2020 7th Rank in Engineering
India Today 2020 6th Rank in Private Engineering
India Today 2020 30th Rank for Engineering
Outlook 2020 12th Rank in Engineering
NIRF 2020 46th Rank for MBA/PGDM
NIRF 2020 49th Rank for Engineering
Composite Rank 2019 48th Rank for MBA/PGDM

PSGCT Courses

  • Specializations: Automobile,Biomedical,Civil, Computer Science,Electrical and Electronics, Instrumentation and Control
  • Eligibility: Completed 10+2 in PCM
  • Selection Criteria: TNEA Counselling and scores obtained in 10+2.
  • Duration: 4 years (Full Time), 3 years (Part-Time)
  • Specialization: Applied Electronics, Automotive Engineering, Biometrics, Cyber Security, Communication Systems
  • Eligibility: B.Tech. / B.E with a minimum of 50% marks
  • Selection Criteria: GATE or TANCET scores and TANCA Counselling
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: 10+2 with a minimum of 50%
  • Selection Criteria: Merit-based
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Specialization: Master of Computer Applications, Applied Mathematics
  • Eligibility: Pass in Graduation
  • Selection Criteria: The selection procedure conducted by PSGCT
  • Duration: 2 years
M.Sc. (Integrated)
  • Specialization: Data Science, Cyber Security, Fashion Design & Merchandising, Software Systems, Theoretical Computer Science
  • Eligibility: Marks scored in 10+2 exam
  • Selection Criteria: Scores in the Entrance exam
  • Duration: 3 years

PSGCT Admissions

The admission process varies depending on the courses applied for by the candidate. Here is a gist of the admission criteria followed for various courses at PSGCT.

  • Candidates are admitted to BE/BTech programs based on the marks scored in the higher secondary exam and TNEA counselling.
  • Candidates are admitted to ME/MTech programs based on the marks scored in TANCET or GATE and single window counselling.
  • The admission to the MCA program is based on the marks scored in TANCET.
  • The admission to the integrated MSc Program is based on an online test conducted by PSGCT which is then followed by a personal interview.
  • BSc Applied Science admission is through single window counselling.

How to Apply?

Candidates can apply for the courses online on the official website as well as offline by sending the duly filled application forms to the PSGCT campus.

Mode 1:Online Application Process:

  • Candidates are required to visit the official website of PSGCT and make registration.
  • Click on the appropriate link to fill in the application form and fill in all the required details.
  • Click on the link to fill the application form.
  • Make the payment for the application through the mentioned payment method.
  • Candidates are to obtain a printout of the filled-in application form.

Mode 2:Offline Application Process:

  • Visit the official website of the PSGCT and download the application form by clicking on the appropriate link.
  • Candidates are to take a printout of the downloaded application form.
  • Fill in all the relevant details in the application form.
  • The filled-in application form needs to be sent along with the application fee through Demand draft in favour of The Principal, PSGCT payable at Coimbatore.
  • The application along with the DD should be sent to the admission office of the College.

PSGCT Cut-offs

Here is the cut-off trend in the year 2020 for different branches of Engineering for students across various categories.

Civil Engineering 188.5 186.5 181.5 170 181
Mechanical Engineering 192 190 185.5 176 192
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 191.5 190 187.5 178.5 164.5
Electronics and Communication Engineering 195.5 193.5 191 180.25 179
Computer Science and Engineering 194.5 193 187.5 176 154
Textile Technology 182 179 163 146.5 107
Metallurgical Engineering 181.5 177.5 173.5 136 142.5


Below is the PSGCT TANCET cut-off tabulated for the years 2019 and 2020 for MBA.

MBA 61.33 99.01
MBA (Part-time) 87.68
MBA in Waste Management and Social Entrepreneurship 96.35

PSGCT Placements

Reputed organizations both national and multinational visit the PSGCT campus regularly and the college has a striking record in terms of placement. PSGCT facilitates in-campus recruitment drives as well as virtual recruitment drives to maximize the placement potential of every graduating student at PSGCT.

The placement office is equipped with all the latest technologies to conduct all placement processes including Pre-Placement Talks, Written-test, Online Tests, Group Discussions, and Personal Interviews. The placement officials guide the students in choosing the right career path.

Some of the top recruiters of PSGCT are listed here:

ACC Limited Accenture Aditya Birla Nuvo
Ashok Leyland Bharat Forge Blue Star Capgemini
Cognizant Deloitte Consulting HCL Hospira Healthcare
HP Accenture Amazon IBM
Caterpillar Broadcom India Research Pvt Ltd Blue Star Ameex Technologies Private Limited

PSGCT Placement Highlights

Total number of registered students (BTech) 959
Total number of placed students (BTech) 789
Total number of registered students (MTech) 20
Total number of placed students (MTech) 11
Total companies visited 7
Overall Placement Percentage 78%
Average package (MCA) 4.3 LPA
Highest package (MCA) 9 LPA

PSGCT Placement Percentage for BTech

CSE 63 64
EEE 67 61
ECE 57 69
ME 70 66

PSGCT Placement Percentage for PG Courses

MBA 74 69
PGDM 74 84
BCA 43 43

PSGCT Scholarships

There are many scholarships awarded to the candidates at PSGCT. Here is a list of various scholarships offered at PSGCT.

  • First-year & Lateral Entry Fresh candidates are awarded the following scholarships:
BC an MBC Dept Scholarship Below INR 2,00,000
Post matric scholarship to SC/ST candidates Below INR 2,50,000
TN Govt state special scholarship to ST Convers Below INR 2,00,000

The candidates who want to apply for a scholarship need to submit the application for the appropriate scholarship that will be available on the official college website. Other scholarships awarded to candidates are shown below.

  • Chief Minister’s award to SC/ST candidates
  • Gandhi Memorial award to SC/ST candidates
  • Bright student award to SC/ST candidates
  • Pragati Scheme- Provides financial assistance to girl students pursuing higher education
  • Saksham Scheme- Providing financial assistance to specially-abled students pursuing higher education (Degree and Diploma).
  • Scholarships are also awarded for the alumni of PSGCT like the Proficiency award, best Outgoing Student award, B.Tech. alumni award, etc.

PSGCT Facilities

  • Hostel: PSG College of Technology accommodates around 4000 students in its hostels. There is a total of 7 boys’ hostels and 2 girls’ hostels. The hostels have all amenities like a modernized kitchen, library, telephone, recreation room with TV and indoor games, medical care, and ambulance for emergency, gym, and playground.
  • Book Depot:PSGCT BookDepot sells Textbooks and all stationery items required for engineering like mini-drafter, drawing equipment, gift items, and computer/postal stationery.
  • Sports Facilities: There are playgrounds near to the hostel premises, 3 badminton courts, an indoor games hall for playing table tennis, Shuttle, indoor basketball courts, and other indoor games.
  • Health Centre:PSGCT Health Centre helps students to maintain their physical health and body fitness.
  • Medical Facility: The PSG hospital is located in proximity to the campus to cater to the medical needs of the students as well as staff at PSGCT.
  • Canteen:The canteen at PSGCT provides mouth-watering and hygienic food to the students at PSGCT and operates between 8.00 a.m. – 1.30 p.m. And 2.30 p.m. – 6.15 p.m.

PSGCT Faculties

PSGCT has a highly qualified and experienced faculty to provide world-class education in the field of Engineering, experts in various fields to foster Research and Development. Around 316 of the staff have completed their Ph.D.,31 of them have completed their MPhil, and 246 of the staff are Postgraduates.

  • Professors: 78
  • Assistant Professors: 406
  • Associate Professors: 110
  • Non-teaching Staff: 126
  • Technical Staff: 243
  • Visiting Faculty: 5


Ques. What is the Cut-Off for computer engineering at PSGCT?

Ans. There is a high probability of getting admission at PSGCT if TNEA ranks are below 500 for the general category. In other words, one has to have a score above 195 at TNEA to ensure admission to PSGCT for computer engineering.

Ques. I have a score of 74.089 percentile for MBA in TANCET. Will I get a seat in PSGCT college?

Ans. Yes, when you have a score of 74.089 percentile in MBA TANCET, there are high chances for you to get into the MBA course at PSGCT where you can learn the management program with opportunities for functional specialization.

Ques. Can students outside Tamil Nadu join PSGCT? Does PSGCT accept JEE mains ranking?

Ans. JEE marks are not accepted at PSGCT. Students can get admission only through single window counselling conducted by Anna University. But students outside Tamil Nadu can get admission at PSGCT through the management quota.

Ques. How much should I score in 12th to join PSGCT?

Ans. The 12th marks required to join PSGCT depend on the stream of Engineering you choose. It is very important to ace the test when it comes to admission to PSGCT. It also depends on the category you belong to as the cut-offs differ for each category.

Ques. How good is ECE at PSGCT?

Ans. It is the most sought department in engineering counselling due to the placement record and quality of engineering education they deliver. PSGCT is ranked among the top 20 engineering institutes in India. There are almost 50 faculties in the ECE department with 25 Ph.D. holders who provide the best of education in every prospect from their 30+ years of experience.