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Know all about PSG Institute of Management: An interview with Dr. Srividya V (Director)

Know all about PSG Institute of Management: An interview with Dr. Srividya V (Director)

Edited By Ujjwal Kirti | Updated on May 29, 2023 04:46 PM IST | #PSGIM Coimbatore

PSG Institute of Management (PSGIM) Coimbatore is an autonomous private institute granted by the University of Madras and the University Grants Commission (UGC). Affiliated with Anna University, PSGIM Coimbatore offers various postgraduate and doctoral management programmes. All the PSGIM courses are approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). PSGIM Coimbatore offers MBA, MBA in Waste Management & Social Entrepreneurship, MS (By Research), Ph.D Management and various PSGIAS programmes with credit transfer option to Universities in the US and UK. Careers360 brings you an exclusive interview with Dr. Srividya V, Director, PSG Institute of Management Coimbatore. She shared all about the PSG Institute of Management Coimbatore like admission process, courses offered, placements, campus life and more. To know more about IPSG Institute of Management Coimbatore go through the complete interview of Dr. Srividya V.

Know all about PSG Institute of Management: An interview with Dr. Srividya V (Director)
Know all about PSG Institute of Management: An interview with Dr. Srividya V (Director)

Careers360: Tell us something about the institute; when it was set up, vision and mission

Dr. Srividya: PSG IM is one of the oldest B-Schools in India. It started as the Department of Management under the PSG College of Technology in 1965 to cater to the growing need for management graduates. It has been offering world-class management education through continuous improvement and industry relevant curriculum. The alumni of the institute are well-placed across the globe as entrepreneurs, corporate employees and government authorities holding key positions in various industry sectors.

Vision: To be a leader among the private business schools in India, by proactively engaging with our stakeholders in academics, research and skill development and bench-marking ourselves with the best-in-class standards of business education.



Empower – Empower individuals to achieve their managerial and entrepreneurial potential.

Innovate – Develop innovative teaching and learning methodologies.

Research – Focus on academic and industry-based research relevant to the region.

Nurture – Enhance the institute’s visibility, growth and value by espousing ethics and social responsibility and by collaborating with institutional and professional stakeholder groups.

Careers360: Tell us something about the admission process?

Dr. Srividya: The PSGIM admission process requires candidates to submit an online application that is available at It is essential for the candidate to have a valid CAT/MAT/ATMA score to be eligible for admission. Candidates will then be called for a Group discussion and Personal Interview. The Meritorious candidates will be selected based on the academic performance, entrance score and performance in the group discussion and interview.

Careers360: What kind of infrastructure can students expect at the institute? Please elaborate?

Dr. Srividya: PSG IM has the requisite infrastructure which students can make best use of during their period of study. A collaborative Active Learning Lab, a trading lab, a sales lab, and an operations lab that enhance student participation and learning in their respective domains of specialization. PSG Institute of Management facilities also include a well-equipped computer lab to aid students to meet their daily system requirements along with an excellent library with a huge collection of books and online databases that enhance student learning. A well-equipped seminar hall and convention hall in the campus make it convenient to organise National and International conferences and knowledge sharing sessions.

A well-equipped gym with latest equipment and a trainer to facilitate students to keep themselves fit and active. Indoor sports and outdoor sports facilities are available on campus for Badminton, Table tennis, basketball, Volleyball, Football, Cricket, Tennis, Hockey, etc. In addition to these, the students have access to an exclusive outbound training centre spread across 30 acres that provides an excellent platform for conduct of management games. A commodious yoga hall to practice yoga and meditation, an alumni hall to facilitate interactions with alumni community, and an excellent amphitheatre are other facilities in the campus. Hostel facility is provided for outstation students as per their needs.

Careers360: There is a lot of stress that is being made with regard to interaction with the industry as well as companies that recruit. What are the steps being taken by the institute in this direction?

Dr. Srividya: We conduct a monthly event called corporate connect where experts from the industry offer valuable insights about the latest improvements and the skills demanded from the students and C-insights where CEOs share their experience and learnings that students can benefit from. The interactions also help them to identify and recruit some students to work for them to address specific issues in their company. We are constantly in touch with our recruiters to receive feedback from time to time to know the industry expectation and also to prepare students for placement accordingly. Industry experts are also engaged as visiting faculty and teach courses at PSGIM. Apart from these, professionals from industry offer guest lectures to provide insights into contemporary trends in business and practice. Our Alumni who work in Leadership positions across different Industries offer guidance to mould the students for Industry readiness.

Careers360: Internships are now mandatory as per AICTE guidelines. Does the institute help students with this? If yes, how?

Dr. Srividya: Yes. We have a dedicated corporate relationship centre (CRC) that gets in touch with industry to facilitate the students to avail paid internships. This eliminates the hassles the students face while availing internships.

Careers360: Can you please share details if there is any collaboration with universities abroad?

Dr. Srividya: We have tie-ups with universities like University of Toledo (USA), Northern Kentucky University (USA), Illinois Institute of Technology (USA), Multimedia University (Malaysia), Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (Malaysia) and Hanyang University.

Careers360: Please share placement statistics with information on the average package, highest and lowest package, number of students placed and details of companies that have recruited.

Dr. Srividya: We have 400+ students on campus and about 80% of the students on campus participate in the placement drive. students who opted for placements got placed with a highest package of INR 14.89 LPA and an average package of INR 7.1 LPA in several leading companies. Some of the top recruiters who visited for PSG Institute of Management placements are Cognizant, Asian paints, Deloitte, BNY Mellon, HCL, TCS, Goldman Sachs and many more.

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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 !!

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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 :-

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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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