Branded Engineering Colleges of Anna University in Coimbatore-1

Anna Unversity is among the best Technological Universities in India. This Chennai-headquartered University has several colleges affiliated with it, throughout the State. In this new series of articles, we will deal with the salient features of branded colleges of Coimbatore city, and in this first article of the new series, we will look at what PSC College of Technology and the Government College of Technology have to offer, as two good brands.


In the earlier series of articles on the Branded Colleges of Anna University in Chennai, we had covered twenty colleges. The first article in this series Branded Engineering Colleges of Anna University in Chennai -1 spoke about the concept of a Branded engineering college. To recap, a branded college, for this article, refers to the quality of Faculty Members, the quality of students, the Placement facilities, and the placement record, and the quality of research facilities. We had not covered every college in Chennai or the Chennai Region. In this series, we will focus on the best colleges and attempt to highlight the best of what they have to offer as good brands, in Coimbatore city. We will also be covering a few colleges that fall within the ambit of the Coimbatore district.

Anxious parents, whose children would have scored 100% in each of the core subjects of Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry, would scan the computers to check if their child would be admitted to the prestigious College of Engineering in the main Guindy campus at Chennai. Such of those children with 99.9 per cent and up to three decimal places, it has been reported, would can the computers to check if they can be admitted to the three best and branded colleges of Coimbatore city, the PSG College of Technology, the Government College of Technology (GCT) and the Coimbatore Institute of Technology(CIT). Over the decades, this has been the broad pattern, and seats fill up so fast that these are the "day 1" colleges. Though the overall number of students seeking to do the engineering course is continuously declining, there is no such problem as far as the numbers are concerned in each of the three aforesaid Coimbatore colleges.

In this article, we will deal with the a) About Coimbatore b) Salient Features of PGG College of Technology, Coimbatore, and c) Salient features of the Government College of Technology, Coimbatore.

About Coimbatore City

This is a superb city in Western Tamil Nadu, that is highly developed as a massive educational hub. Apart from branded engineering colleges, it has deemed Universities like Amirtha University and Karunya University. It has the famous Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) that is headquartered here. It also has a forest college. For women, it has the famous Avinashilingam Deemed University.

It is a city that is very near the Queen of hill stations, Ooty. It is also very near the famous tourist destination of Pollachi. Coimbatore also has numerous CBSE schools and Arts and Science Colleges. It is well connected by road and train to all parts of India and has one of the fastest developing airports in the country. The Coimbatore International Airport now has connections to Singapore and the Gulf countries.

Salient Features of PGG College of Technology Coimbatore

This Star college of Tamil Nadu is one of India's pride. The placement facilities are just too good. This college is easily among the best twenty-five in India. There are at least two hundred students who go abroad to the UK and the USA for various post-graduate technical courses, year on year. The industry experts opine that this college not only has an excellent Faculty Team but also very commendable research facilities.

The range of both under-graduate and post-graduate courses is very good. For instance, the B.Tech in Fashion Technology is reported to be very good in terms of focus, and the B.Tech in Bio-medical Engineering is reputed as well. Special mention is made of the B.Tech course in Robotics and Automation, where the industry-orientation is improving year after year. The undergraduate course in Bio-Technology is also quite famous for its quality. It should be mentioned that since Coimbatore and Tiruppur are hubs for the textile industry, the B.Tech course in Textile Technology that is offered in both the full-time and part-time streams, is just the right recipe for this college.

This college is also reputed to produce the right sort of teachers for the various engineering colleges, not only in Coimbatore but within Tamil Nadu and in India as well. The depth of the M.Tech courses on offer is possibly the widest in Tamil Nadu. For example, there are M.Tech courses in Product Design and Commerce and Industrial Metallurgy. The MS(by research) and doctorate facilities are available in all disciplines. The MBA offered by the PSG School of Management is a branded course that is among the best in Tamil Nadu. There is also an MBA course that is offered on a part-time basis.

The five-year integrated course in Data Science and Fashion Technology also has many takers and it is reported that the industry in Coimbatore is happy to recruit the products for their needs. Since the 100 percent placement with extremely good salaries is there for the asking, the PSG College of Technology Coimbatore is among the best two branded engineering colleges of Tamil Nadu and easily the best in Tamil Nadu.

Contact address: PSG College of Technology
Post Box No.1611
Coimbatore 641 004
Phones:- 0422 02572177, 2572477
Email:- /

Salient features of the Government College of Technology Coimbatore

Not so far behind the PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, in terms of reputation, this Government college is easily the best among all Government Colleges of Engineering in Tamil Nadu and sits on a very high pedestal in terms of whatever it takes to be among the best three branded engineering colleges of Coimbatore city.

As can be expected with teachers with a considerable range of experience spread over decades of hard work, the Faculty Team in this college is highly reputed to consistently produce the vital industry orientation that is vitally needed in any situation. This is said to be a value-addition that lends this college the competitiveness to stand out.

Particular mention is made of the B.Tech( Industrial Biotechnology) course of this college. Similarly, the B.Tech course in Computer Science and Engineering is reputed for high-quality placement year on year. The B.Tech (Electronics and Communication Engineering) course is the most sought after by the students and the industry as well.

The M.Tech courses in Structural Engineering and the Environmental Engineering disciplines are rated very high by the students interviewed for this article, contacted through references. Every single student is so happy that the fees are quite low for all courses and this enables the parents to eminently afford the cost of education. The research facilities are improving and some attempts are reported to be made to align the facilities to the cutting-edge advantages needed by the industry.

The fact that there is one hundred placement, year on year, for all students does mean quite a lot. It is for this reason, combined with each of the reasons mentioned above that the Government College of Technology Coimbatore is a branded engineering college of repute in Coimbatore city.

Contact Address: Government College of Technology
Thagadam Road
Coimbatore 641013
Phone:- 0422-2432221


It is not without reason that Tamil Nadu has some of the finest engineering colleges in India. Over several decades, the two engineering colleges discussed in this article, have emerged as the pride of Coimbatore city. There is no doubt that the onward journey of excellence will continue forever.


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