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An interview with PSG Institute of Management student: Amarnath Venkatesh SB

An interview with PSG Institute of Management student: Amarnath Venkatesh SB

Edited By Ujjwal Kirti | Updated on May 29, 2023 04:31 PM IST | #PSGIM Coimbatore

Started as the Department of Management Science under the PSG College of Technology, PSG Institute of Management (PSGIM) Coimbatore affiliated to Anna University. In 1994, the department was granted autonomous status by the University of Madras and the University Grants Commission (UGC). PSGIM Coimbatore offers a wide range of postgraduate and doctoral level courses in the field of management which are approved by AICTE. Careers360 brings you an interview with Amarnath Venkatesh SB,first year MBA student at PSG Institute of Management Coimbatore.In his interview to Careers360, Amarnath shares his experience at PSGIM Coimbatore. What is student life like at the institute? How did he choose the MBA programme? And other things about the PSG Institute of Management Coimbatore like admission process, courses offered, placements, campus life and more. To know more about PSG Institute of Management Coimbatore from a student's perspective go through the complete interview of Amarnath Venkatesh SB.

An interview with PSG Institute of Management student: Amarnath Venkatesh SB
An interview with PSG Institute of Management student: Amarnath Venkatesh SB

Careers360: Tell us something about yourself such as from which place are you from?

Amarnath: I am Amarnath VenkatesH SB hailing from Tirunveli. I am pursuing my Masters in Business Administration from PSG Institute of Management. I worked in TCS as a Production Support Engineer for 4 years. During my stay at TCS, I managed a team of 4 members. My academic area of interest is analyzing consumer behavior patterns and inventory management in supply chain management.

Careers360: Presently which course are you pursuing and in which year are you?

Amarnath: Currently I am pursuing my first year of Masters in Business Administration at PSG Institute of Management

Careers360: Did you face any difficulty in the initial months when you joined the institute?

Amarnath: No, I felt it was easy to cope up with the subjects and new environment when I joined the institute

Careers360: What activities are offered in the institute? Are there any clubs etc for the various extracurricular activities? Which ones have you taken up and are a part of?

Amarnath: Some of the activities that are offered in the institute such as Best Manager (BM) , Week of Wonders, Week of games, Talent Night and Dejavu to showcase your talent. Notable activity is C-Insights where experts from industry in various fields share their experience and about the current industry expectations. There are various clubs in the institute and some of them are Quiz Club, Movie Club, E-cell, Cultural club etc. I have been part of Quiz and Movie club.

Careers360: Describe a typical day at your institute – what do you do from the time you wake up till you go to sleep?

Amarnath: A Day in my Life

Wake up at 5:30 a.m, followed by Yoga at 6:00 a.m. and Newspaper Reading

Classes start at 8:30 a.m. and go on till 4:00 or 5:50 PM. On some days I have time to visit the library during lunch or after the class gets over.I might hit the gym on campus based on the next day's work or schedule. Once I am back home, I follow my regular work which involves hanging out with roomies for dinner, discussion about academics and subjects etc. I go to bed by 11:30

Careers360: Tell us about the faculty-student ratio here and about the teacher-student relationship in your understanding.

Amarnath: Faculty - Student ratio is about 1:15 . Faculty at PSGIM are very student friendly and available at any time to help you out with your academics and career guidance. They keep motivating us to perform and bombard us with all contemporary issues in the industry. The program coordinator and tutor facilitate us to have a wonderful learning experience on campus.

Careers360: How do you balance your studies, projects, exams and other activities?

Amarnath: I have found enough time to balance my academics with other activities. Some projects given are bit hectic and challenging but I was able to sneak time from my daily schedule and complete it

Careers360: Tell us about the clubs and societies at the campus and how significant are they from your point of view or students point of view?

Amarnath: I have been part of Quiz Club and Movies Club. Quiz Club has helped students to win BizQuiz events at various B school events

Careers360: What are the popular hangouts at the institute? What, according to you, are the most-visited places nearby?

Amarnath: Popular hangouts at the institute - Canteen ,B-School Bistro, Amphi theater, Snack Bar and Discussion Room at library. Most-visited places nearby - Brookefields Mall, Fun Mall, Race Course, Kovai Kutralam

Careers360: How do you spend your leisure time at the campus?

Amarnath: Canteen ,Amphi theater, B-School Bistro and Discussion Room at library

Careers360: Do you have any Facebook page of your campus where the students express their views, jokes or ideas, or maybe even a blog where they write about their experience of life at campus?

Amarnath: I don't have an account or profile in FB, instagram etc. I have a profile in Linkedin and follow up the PSGIM page and post some other activities held within the campus.

Careers360: What type of companies come for campus recruitment and what percentage of students get placed every year? How is the recruitment process here?

Amarnath: Companies like Silicon Labs, Deloitte and other blue chip MNCs visit the campus. Since I am a first year student, I have been trained for the recruitment process via the Professional Empowerment Programme (PEP) as a part of academics. Students have an opportunity to hone their skills required for group discussion, aptitude etc. through the training sessions facilitated by the Corporate Relations Centre (CRC).

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All the best.

Dear aspirant !

Hope you are doing well ! Both the college are best in every aspect like infrastructure, faculty environment etc. It would be difficult for me to choose one of them ,it depends on you and your interest in which you want to go ,from may point of view ,both are best ,no large difference in two,if you take admission in any of them I can see your good future ,so a lots of wishes from my side .Give your best and work very hard!

Hope it helps you !!

Thanking you!!


PSG Institute of Management Coimbatore (PSGIM) offers M.B.A full time, part-time, PGDM and Ph.D courses which are affiliated to Anna University , approved by AICTE , New Delhi.

You can apply to PSGIM through TANCET counselling process and also by directly applying to the University.

Admission Process in PSGIM :

The admission and selection process for the management program is based on:

  • Applicants performance in the entrance exam (MAT (Dec 2020 & Feb 2021)/ CAT/ ATMA / TANCET).
  • Group discussion.
  • Personal interview

You can apply online on their official website :

The non-refundable application fee is Rs.1000

For TANCET candidates there is no minimum cutoff required to apply , it depends on merit basis.

For further query related to admission you can reach out to the University by writing a mail at :

To know more about PSGIM Admission Process visit :

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It's quite difficult to make prediction that whether you will be able to get into PSG College ,Coimbatore  as cut-off marks keep changing every year depending upon number of factors like

  • number of students that have appeared in TANCET MBA entrance examination,

  • difficulty level of the question paper,

  • number of available seats, reservation criteria etc

But yes,

When we go through previous year trends  then you hold a  low Chance with  41.667 marks.

For example,

As per previous year trend, an obc category student needs at least around 56.667 marks for PSG.

If I tell you about qualifying cut off, then

The expected qualifying cut off is provided below :-


TANCET expected Cut off marks




33.25- 35.5




20.5- 35.5

With 41.667 marks, you hold a very good chance to qualify TANCET MBA

On the basis of previous year trends you have chances in following colleges which are listed  below along with their past year  cut off marks :-

  • Loyola Institute of Technology, Chennai

  • PSNA Colleges of Engineering and Technology

  • Vel Tech High Dr Rangarajan Dr Sakunthala Engineering College, Chennai

  • Sona College of Technology (Autonomous), Salem

  • Vivekananda Institute of Management Studies (Stand Alone), Coimbatore District

For more details you can visit our page for which link is provided below :-

Thank you

Dear aspirant,

Considering you as a general candidate , the total fees of the 2 year programme in PSG institute of management is 15 lakhs .

For more information kindly visit the link which is given below-,pathway%202%20plus%20living%20expenses.

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