The college mission is to make quality higher education accessible to all that too at an affordable cost so that more students can pursue their dreams.
Incepted in 2005, with the commitment of providing quality education at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, KG College of Arts and Science (KGCAS) has cemented its position like that of a prominent educator in the field of Art and Science learning. The college is sponsored by KG Information Systems Private Limited, which reflects an excellent example of an Industry -Institute learning environment. Its campus presents the perfect integration of Institute – Industry – Infrastructure with perfect learning environment situated at the very foothills of the Western Ghats, Coimbatore.
The KG College of Arts and Science is situated on the KG Campus at Saravanampatti, Coimbatore, and has a sprawling 40-acre campus, just 8 km from the city, which also houses the BPO, Software enterprise, Call Center firms of KGISL apart from co-location of its institutions of higher learning. Their teaching is focused on meeting the talent requirements of the domestic and global IT and IT-enabled service companies. The infrastructure available in the institution for the pursuit of IT and ITES education is unparalleled. They call it ‘Campus Inside’ where learning takes place within the precinct of Industry.
Learning Opportunities at KGCAS
The college provides “earn while you learn” opportunity to its students to make some financial gain. This facility is encouraged due to the presence of more than twelve reputed companies which resides within the campus and which belongs to various IT, ITES, and publishing enterprises, famously named- BOSCH, CTS, etc. It gives an opportunity for the students to learn new technologies, behavioral traits and most importantly adapting them to the corporate world. The employees working in these corporates serve as technical mentors to its students and assist them in learning newer technologies and in their technology projects as well.
Their internally crafted computer program training tool Cloud Coder and Cyber-dojo helps the students to broaden their knowledge base and skills for programming languages.
Academic Programs, Accreditation, and Facilities
The college provides a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate, five year integrated programs including some research programs as well at the level of M.Phil. and PhD. Some of their notable programs at the undergraduate level are – B.C.A, B.Com (Computer Applications), B.Com (Professional Accounting), B.Com. Information Technology, B.B.A (Computer Applications), B.B.A, B.A. English Literature, B.Sc. Electronics & Communication Systems.
Post Graduate Courses: M.Com IB, M.A. English Literature, MBA(Part Time)
The college is accredited by NAAC and has received ISO 9001:2008 certification since 2009. KG College of Arts and Science has computer laboratories that are well equipped with LCD projectors to facilitate ICT enabled learning. These laboratories have been restored with advanced equipment’s. Digital library and access to e-learning resources is also provided to students for their enhanced learning.
The college was honored with “Educational Excellence Award” by Indus foundation. The college has also received recognition as the “Sixth among the cleanest Higher Education Institution in the country” in the Swachhta Ranking index for 2017.
Some 6932 students have passed out from KGCAS since its inception. Out of those few notable alumni includes Nikilan Raj (Manager, Federal Bank), Ms.Bhavani.S (Quality Controller, Personniv), Mr.Maheswaran (Lead Catalog Associate, Amazon India Private Ltd.), R. Satheeshkumar (Financial Assistant, Ford Credit Global Business Center), BalagokulVaradhan.S (Senior Tax Officer, E&Y).
Leading Light of the College
Ashok Bakthavathsalam is the Managing Trustee of the College who is guiding KG College of Arts and Science towards the path of success. He is a successful entrepreneur who has built much of his success on an almost prescient ability to stay ahead of industry trends. He also founded KG Information Systems Private Limited and work as the Director of this firm as well.
Ashok has completed Bachelors of Engineering from the PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore and earned a Master’s degree in Computer Engineering from Syracuse University. He has vast corporate experience that span over decades where he has worked in various MNC’s that include Cellnet Schlumberger, Hewlett Packard and more. He is also the Trustee & Chief Executive Officer of an organization that owns and operates KG Hospital, a 27-year old, multi-specialty hospital, recognized internationally for its fineness in healthcare services to the community.
“Words of Trust”
“It gives me great pleasure to say with pride that I have completed my post-graduation from our college. The relationship between faculties and student is very cordial, which gave me an opportunity to excel in my area of interest. KG has made the best efforts to provide all the facilities for the students like Faculties, events, sports, etc.”
- Nikilan Raj, M.Com. IB, 2012 Batch
“Being a student of our college, I got a chance to live a new way of life. This college gave me several opportunities to enhance my communication skills and to progress academically. Extracurricular activities which are frequently organized tremendously raised my level of confidence.”
- Jophy Prince , B.A. English Literature, 2011 Batch