PSG college of Arts & Science, Coimbatore is an autonomous college affiliated to the Bharathiar University. The college is now one of the premier institutions under the Bharathiar University with impressive student strength of more than 3000. It offers both undergraduate and postgraduate courses; many of them with inter disciplinary and application-oriented contents.
The college runs 12 self-financing courses, out of which 10 are at the undergraduate level and 2 at the postgraduate level. Six vocational courses taught at the UG level have collaboration with national level institutions. The college conducts workshops bringing in academic peers to review the existing curricula and exposing students to larger academic experiences.
Evaluation of students’ performance is through continuous assessment and by a comprehensive examination at the end of each semester. The Tutor-Ward System, where a group of students are attached to a faculty for counseling on academic and personal matters, functions effectively. This enables the faculty to constantly monitor the progress of students and guide them appropriately in various academic matters. Associations of various departments help to nurture talents of students and to develop leadership qualities in them.
Throughout the year, career guidance programs are organized. A placement cell arranges campus interviews. Adequate reading materials are provided to students on employment and higher studies’ opportunities. A Professor is designated as Placement Officer, who takes care of the entire process. The Alumni Association runs a type writing institute in the campus. It is involved in organizing college functions. The old students association mobilises resources for the benefit of the college.