PSG College of Arts & Science was founded in the year 1947 before independence by the PSG & Sons’ Charities Trust with a mission to set education on a noble perch accessible to all in pursuit of knowledge and world class education. The founders envisioned charity through education and crested this zealous thought as the reason for having set up a premier grade institution, which still remains as an untarnished thought through the lineage of successors to this college. The college embodies a rich tradition of excellence in teaching and research and has thus diffused dynamism and knowledge to several learners in the sands of time. The college upgrades its facilities available from time to time, to set up the best pedal of access for its students. The college has a long standing and a well established title for having harbored an excellent faculty resource in the city. The quality of education is carefully cradled to impart profound education to all who have knocked on the knowledge doors of the college with belief. The institution promotes deep research and lifelong learning in the fields of Liberal Arts, Sciences, Humanities, Management, Computer Science, Social Science and Life Sciences.
PSGCAS is one of the largest Higher Education Institutions of South India with 41 Undergraduate programmes, 2 BVoc Programmes, 27 Postgraduate programmes, 1 Five year Integrated Postgraduate Programme 5 PG Diploma and 1 Diploma program. M.Phil and Ph.D programs are offered in 23 Disciplines. In addition to this, the PSG CAS Academy of Excellence offers 17 Life/Job Oriented Courses and 12 Career oriented add-on courses for enhancing the life skills of students.
The Department of Commerce is one of the Pioneering Departments at PSG College of Arts and Science. The B.Com Program was started in the year 1969 with the objective of introducing innovative and modern curriculum, maintaining academic discipline and imparting of Holistic Education. In the year 1972 it has been converted as Post Graduate and Research Department with the support of the dedicated faculty members. The Department started offering M.Phil and Ph.D Programmes for development of research activities among the student community.
The Department aims at maintaining academic excellence and equipping students with the skills necessary to face the challenges of the business world. The undergraduate and postgraduate programme offers innovative syllabi which cater to the varying needs of students. The department also conducts Add-on Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses approved by UGC in Banking and Insurance.