The college aims to offer estimable value and need based education, with a view to create in students, the urge to be good citizens of the nation.
PSG Group is a well-known organization for education and research since 1926 in Coimbatore and operating institutions of various disciplines over the past nine decades. PSG College of Arts & Science (PSGCAS) is one of the prominent institutes established by this group in the year 1947 and became autonomous college in 1978. It is an ISO 9001:2008 certified institute and re-accredited at ‘A’ grade by NAAC. The college offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate, M.Phil., and Ph.D. programs in Arts, Science, Humanities, and Commerce.
The high-tech infrastructure and vibrant campus spreads over 68 acres of land. The college focuses on academic, research, co-curricular activities, and emphasizes on the overall development of students. The college encourages students to take active participation in students’ activities which help to instill a sense of leadership, responsibility, and social commitment in the stakeholders. It is a perfect platform for students to flourish their talent and creativity and to achieve academic as well as professional goals.
PSGCAS is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) as college with potential for excellence and has been awarded the Star College Status by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology (DBT- MST). The college has been ranked #11 by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2016 and 2017.
Notable Academician, Researcher and Leader
Dr. D Brindha, Ph.D., has been appointed as the Principal of PSG College of Arts & Science in 2018. She has more than 30 years of teaching experience and has exemplary expertise in handling various courses in biochemistry. As a leader, she played a dynamic role in bringing out multifaceted development in all academic as well as research activities of the department. She is a proud alumnus of PSGCAS and started her journey as Lecturer in the Department of Biochemistry at PSGCAS and became Head of the Department in 2013. She studied B.Sc. and M.Sc and M.Phil in Biochemistry and did her doctoral research from Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women.
Dr. D Brindha has published around 56 research papers in reputed journals and her core area of research is Cancer Biology and Nanotechnology. She has been awarded with Academic Excellence Award by PSG Institutions in 2014, 2015 and 2016. She has been honored Best Citizen of India award in 2014. Dr. D Brindha is a pioneer at PSGCAS for successfully organizing several capacity building programs for school children and College Students. She was the Coordinator for Young Students Scientist program (YSSP) sponsored by Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology (TNSCST), Science Academies Lecture Workshop series sponsored by the Indian Academy of Sciences and DST INSPIRE Internship Science Camp.
About Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce was incepted in the year 1969 and has more than hundred multifaceted and talented faculties who contribute significantly in the respective fields. The department aims to provide value based education and inculcate cognitive, technical, interpersonal skills in students to outperform in the competitive corporate world. The department has signed MoUs with professional bodies like ICAI, ICWAI, and ICSI as well as with multiple corporates that provide vital exposures to students.
Wide Range of Courses in Arts and Commerce
PSGCAS offers several courses in commerce such as Bachelor of Commerce in Cost and Management Accounting, Banking and Insurance, e-Commerce, Accounting and Finance, Retail Marketing, Foreign Trade, Business Analytics, and more professional courses. This college also offers Masters of Commerce in Computer Applications, Corporate Secretaryship, International Business, and more career-focused programs which help students to pursue the desired career. Several courses in arts are provided such as Bachelor of Arts, and Master of Arts in Sociology, Economics, English, Tamil, Journalism, and Mass Communication.
Career Development Activities and Specialized Training that Provides Immense Exposures to Students
Commerce department provides coaching classes for CA, CMA, ACS, and Placement training, preparation for competitive examinations, alumni-student interface and more activities aimed for better career opportunities. Every year, around 50 students clear CA examinations and several students get placed in reputed companies like L&T, Goldman Sachs, E&Y, TCS, TVS, and other reputed Banking Companies.
To promote entrepreneurship, PSGCAS has partnered with (NEN) National Entrepreneurship Network – Wadhwani Foundation. The Entrepreneurship Development Cell of the college train the students who aspire to become entrepreneurs. The college organizes various training programs like Technology-based Entrepreneurship Development Program (TEDP), Entrepreneurship Development Programs (EDP), and Women Entrepreneurship Development Program (WEDP) with support of EDII-Ahmedabad, National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), and The Department of Science & Technology (DST) Govt. of India.
Scholarship and Financial Assistance
PSGCAS provides various forms of financial assistance to academically intelligent, competent and needy students for higher education. Meritorious students are honored with scholarships, awards, and recognition. The college provides scholarship such as central sector scheme scholarship, post metric scholarship and more to support and encourage the students.
“Word of Trust”
“The experience of studying at PSGCAS was overwhelming; the management and faculty members provided immense support in framing our career. If not at PSG I doubt if I would have completed CA at a very young age and secured a wonderful job in the industry. The atmosphere at college helps in a free flow of thoughts which enhances the maturity level. Special mention to faculties for being a big pillar of support to us.”
- Madhu Shalini, Chartered Accountant