PSG Institutions

Primary Education

The objective of Sarvajana School is “education for all without caste, religion or creed”. This is the foundation of the PSG and Sons Charities. It was here that the most important ideals of the trust took shape fulfilling the education dreams of India’s youth. The school started out with 170 students and 7 teachers, over the years has churned out innumerable students and award winning teachers.

This school was taken over from the District Board in 1943 in order to meet the educational needs of the hamlet of Vedapatti near Coimbatore. Was established with laboratory equipments imported from Europe. Offers umpteen number of professional courses. Based on experiences of the school, the Government introduced various professional courses all over the state.

This institution was started to meet the educational requirements of the people of the rural area of Peelamedu at that period. It has been a boon to people in the area and stepping stone for the academic progress of their wards.

This school concentrates on moulding children at the most impressionable age. A holistic approach to education, coupled with its 77 year old legacy has enabled the group to offer the primary school goeasr a novel experience in learning. From Kindergarten to doctorate programmes, PSG has come full circle.

The PSG High School was set up to cater to the educational aspirations of children in vedapatti and in the villages surrounding the suburb.

The PSG Public Schools is a co-educational high school located in peelamedu. It was started to deliver high quality education from pre-KG to the 10th grade and is affiliated to the central board of secondary education.

Higher Education

This is Coimbatore’s oldest polytechnic college and is also one of Tamil Nadu’s largest. In 1934, the PSG Industrial Institute structured a 2 year certificate program in technical education. It is a forward integration of PSG Technical Institute. Access to facilities used by PSG tech and also the industry inside give students an edge over

Lack of colleges for arts and sciences, which lead to many discontinuing their studies during that period lead to establishment of this institution. Bearing the motto of Knowledge, Love and Service, this institution was Coimbatore’s first to come under private management. Its first batch of 88 students trained under 7 experienced staff members. Today, it offers 22 undergraduate programmes, 17 post graduate programmes and 8 diploma certificate programmes. 4000 students learn about the myriad branches of arts and sciences under 220 faculty members. PSG CAS has become one of the first colleges in the country to be conferred with autonomy way back in 1978. Currently, PSG CAS holds the NAAC 5 star accreditation and an ISO 9001:2000 certification by TUV Rheinland, Germany in 2003.

1951 commemorated the silver jubilee of the trust and thus was born the PSG College of Technology, the brain child of GRD. Originally affiliated to the Madras University, today it functions as an autonomous college while being affiliated to the Anna University. An AICTE accredit ion and an IS 9001 certification have added to the value based education imparted by the college. Here, the emphasis is on practical learning through constant industry-institute interaction. It has also set up various centres of excellence in collaboration with MNCs like Swiss Development Corporation, HP, Siemens, Fester, Silicon Graphics, etc. International tie ups with many universities like Toledo University, University of Australia, University of San Diago give students international exposure. The faculty profile, the placement track record and current status of the alumni are ample proof of the institute’s excellence.

PSGIMSR imparts medical education, research and services by upholding its motto of Health for all. Currently, one graduate and 8 post graduate programmes in medicine to about 700 students. The faculty strength stands at 220. The institute also offers education is associated fields of medicine. Since it attached to the PSG hospital; the students are exposed to various live cases which help them in the future.

The Training department of PSG Industrial Institute has, since the inception of the Sandwich Degree and Diploma courses in October 1983, trained well over 25000 budding engineers and entrepreneurs – sandwich and regular streams for both degree and diploma – in the nuances of hands-on practical work to supplement the theory and lab work as part of the course.

PSG Centre for Non-formal & Continuing Education (PSG CNCE) was established in the year 1989. The centre helps in house and external organizations to keep their human resource updated in the latest of what is happening in the field. Many corporate have used this facility to up lift the skill sets of their staff.

The college is affiliated to the Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai and recognised by the Indian Nursing Council, Delhi and the Tamil Nadu Nurses and Midwives Council, Chennai. The best of the students are absorbed in to the PSG hospitals and many of the pass outs have been placed in best of hospitals.

In the early 1990s, spurred by the onset of the liberalization of the Indian Economy, the PSG group decided to upgrade its department of management studies to a complete institute of management. PSGIM offers about 2 post graduate and diploma programme in management studies. Over 400 students learn management tactics under the tutelage of 26 faculty members and 50 visiting professors. Active collaborations with IIFT, Kerala Management Association, Alliance Francaise and University of Toledo, Hoff university germany have put the institute in a niche.

In line to the policy of PSG trust that one should be a job giver, PSG – STEP was established in the year 1998 by PSG College of Technology in association with the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India & All India Financial Institution to promote technology based enterprise in the areas of Software, Electronic Products, Hi-tech Mechanical Products, Eco-friendly Textile Products & Bio-technology using the core strengths of PSG College of Technology. Its efforts to promote entrepreneurship among technology graduates has encouraged 30 entrepreneurs to open shop within the PSG Tech premises.

This fully equipped physiotherapy college has been churning physiotherapists trained in leading edge therapy unit to meet the ever increasing demand for professionals in India and abroad.

The college is affiliated to the Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai and offers a 4 year graduate programme in Pharma Technology and Sciences.

The PSG Institute of Advanced Studies will co-ordinate inter disciplinary R & D projects among the various PSG Institutions apart from identifying need based industry specific short term and long term manpower training programmes. PSGIAS is in the process of setting up new laboratories with state of the art facilities in emerging areas of science and technology to cater to post graduate education as well as academic and sponsored research.

Within the shortest duration of opening the Institute, PSGITAR achieved First Rank among 500 plus affiliated colleges of Anna University. It achieved an astounding pass percentage of 97% in the last academic year. In addition to the regular Engineering courses, the research wing is the core spirit of the institute. The PSGITAR has come up with the NI-VI Centre, the National Instruments Virtual Instrumentation Centre that will provide hands on training to the students in lab view to facilitate the physical simulation of Engineering Systems in association with the National Instruments Systems, Bangalore.

The PSG Center for Academic Research and Excellence was founded in October, 2015 by the PSG & Sons Charities Trust with a mission to promote teaching excellence in all the colleges under the Trust. Toward this end, CARE will encourage the use of learner-centric pedagogical practices that facilitate effective learning.


PSG Centre for Sponsored Research and Consultancy was established in 1989 in order to foster industrial consultancy and research. Consultancy work and testing of materials / products are being done for several Government and private industries and organisations by all the departments of the college through the centre. Scholars and researchers are guides to get sponsors through the centre.

Situated in the town of thriving enterprise has fuelled the groups desire for growth. In a joint venture with TIFAC (Technology Information Forecasting and Assessment Cell), Pricol and PTC, PSG opened this institute in order to bring in the latest knowledge in product and design and development.

The PSG COE INDUTECH is a project promoted by Ministry of textile, Government of India to promote a field of technical textile in India. The facilities at the COE include incubation center, pilot plant for prototype development, product development, testing facilities, training center and research center.

The Centre for Sustainable Development is a venture aimed at advocating and establishing sustainable practices and promoting environmental stewardship in small and medium enterprises. It hopes to prepare and guide entrepreneurs of SMEs by providing consultancy, research and training services to build enterprises that are financially successful and environmentally sustainable.


Affordable health care was another passion of the trust. Primary health care centers were established in Vedapatti, Karadivavi, Neelambur to cater to the marginalized in those areas.

PSG Hospitals, established by the PSG & Sons Charities, is a symbol of relentless pursuance towards rendering sophisticated high quality care, at an affordable cost, to the sick and needy. The hospital offers comprehensive care under a single roof, setting the best practice standards in health care services, continually improving its performance and exceeding the expectations of patients and their families. The hospital always keeps it self updated with latest technologies happening in the medical world and bring it to the hospital for the benefit of all.

PSG urban health centre was started to provide affordable primary health care to the needy.

Backed by its expertise in health care management, this branch of the PSG institutions offers world class training for students in related fields. It has tie-ups with several institutions and international training centres and this helps it to offer its students abundant opportunities for placements abroad.


A pioneering concept of industry and academics functioning together. Was used as a war training centre during World War 2 for training war technicians. It’s first record of fame came when it manufactured the first centrifugal pump & electric motor. Today, it is an IS 9001 accredited unit serving as a platform for engineering students. It is also at the forefront of manufacturing indigenous motors of world class standards, conventional lathes.

The Charities set up the foundry division in the year 1974, basically to cater to the engineering industries in India and abroad. With its wide range of sophisticated grey iron, SG Iron (nodular / ductile) and Ni-hard castings of high integrity, the PSG foundry has carved a niche for itself in the global market. This ISO 9001:2000 and ISO /TS 16949:2002 certified division is equipped with state of the art equipments which deliver what is promise without compromise.


Since its inception in 1995, the Manavar Illam has been a home to boys who came from houses that
have no parents or a single parent who cannot make ends meet. Housing, food and education are all
provided free of cost from the time they join in Standard VI till they leave after school / college to fend for themselves. Inmates are admitted in the Tamil or English Medium Sections of the PSG Sarvajana School. After Plus-Two, boys are admitted in any of the higher educational institutions of the PSG & Sons’ Charities. The inmates have to, however, bear the tuition fee expenses. But the ‘Illam’ staff ensures that they receive support in this. The boys are consciously groomed to not only appreciate the benefits they enjoy but also to contribute to society in some way or the other.

Vishnu Granthi was launched to provide life education to children with special needs to help them lead a
quality life. A day care programme centre for special children, ‘PSG Vishnu Granthi’ will address their health, educational, and skill needs. The centre would focus on children in the age group of 2- 15 years with cerebral palsy, autism, Down’s syndrome, and mental retardation. Training would include cognition, communication, socialization, living skills, motor skills, yoga, physiotherapy and speech therapy. The aim was to start intervention at an early stage – as early as two years – to equip them with education, skills and therapy to help them leave the centre ready with confidence to face the world. Training will also be extended to parents who accompany the children, to help them get a hang of the sessions conducted at the centre, to use it the right way at home.