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Placement Opportunities

The IGCHE Programme

Fluency in German language opens excellent opportunities
with respect to employability at leading German companies
such as Siemens, BMW, Mercedes Benz, Volkswagen, SAP,
Bayer, Festo, Lapp Cable etc., in India or in Germany.

Indo German Center for Higher Education (IGCHE) is run by a
consortium of German universities seeking to institutionalise
the exchange of Indian and German students by having
a considerable part of bachelor studies in India. IGCHE
has established a number of bilingual (English/German)
bachelor programmes with reputed Indian institutions like
PSG. Students joining IGCHE programmes will be offered
substantial additional German language training in India as
part of their regular curriculum. Upon successful completion
of the programme at PSG, students will continue their studies
and live in Germany for the rest of their academic education.

From Germany
B.E in Mechanical Engineering
B.E. in Mechatronics Engineering

Minimum Qualifications and Selection
Candidates with aggregate of 80% in Mathematics, Physics
and Chemistry in the plus 2 of Tamilnadu Government
examinations or equivalent are eligible to apply.
Applicants with high academic credentials may be given
direct admission. Other shortlisted candidates will be called
for interview / written test for final selection. Selection and
date of commencement of class will be communicated to the
candidates through email / letters.

How to Apply?
Application can be downloaded from
Duly filled in application along with Demand Draft for Rs.1,000/drawn in favour of ‘PSG Institute of Advanced Studies’ payable
at Coimbatore and copies of mark sheets are to be submitted in
person or by post to:

The outstanding opportunities of this approach include a
strong focus on German language qualification and substantial
practical orientation. Through intensive German language
training as part of the curriculum, candidates are enabled
to complete their 4th year of study in Germany. This includes
attending German language classes, doing internships in
German companies which is preferably combined with a
bachelor thesis of practical orientation. Fluency in German
language opens up excellent opportunities with respect to
employability at leading German companies with business
interests in India as well as Indian companies with business
interests in Germany.

Description of the Programme
This programme is jointly run by IGCHE and PSG Institute
of Advanced Studies (PSGIAS), which is an Institution under
PSG group offering opportunities for international education.
This 3+1 program is offered under a MoU between IGCHE
and PSGIAS. In the first three years of study, all students will
do their courses in English at PSG. During that time PSGIAS
is responsible for the courses of study and all students must
also attend German language classes of 800 hours starting
from the first semester.

The Admission Coordinator
PSG Institute of Advanced Studies
P. B. No : 1609, Avinashi Road
Peelamedu, Coimbatore – 641 004.
Ph : (0422) 4344000, Extn : 4148, 4104
Email :

It is mandatory to pass the TestDaF level 4 German language
examination by the end of the 6th semester in order to
continue the study in Germany.

Prof. P. Ganesan


P.B.No. 1609, Peelamedu, Coimbatore - 641 004
Website :, Email :
Phone : 4344000, Extn : 4148, 4104

Consortium of University of Applied Sciences
(Website :,

PSG Institute of Advanced Studies
P.B.No. 1609, Peelamedu
Coimbatore - 641 004
Phone : 4344000, Extn : 4148, 4104
Website :

For further details please contact

In their 5th / 6th semester, while still in India, the students
will have one or two subject specific courses in German
language which will be taught by German guest professors.
These courses will either be block courses or will be taught
as online tutorials. In the fourth year the students will continue
their study at one of the IGCHE Universities. During that time,
the students will take part in the regular study programme
which is taught in German language.

Dr. Medical 60 Telephone.In addition each student will do an internship in a German company for one semester. quality. German Members of the IGCHE Consortium Prof. Presently the IGCHE consists of six different German Universities and the number is expected to increase in near future.776 Euros at one’s disposal for one year. Culture. After completion of the study each student will receive a certified Bachelor Degree in Engineering from the respective German University. Dirk Froehling Why study in Germany ? Fees for the course (to be paid to PSG) for first 3 years A recent British Council survey has revealed that German higher education institutions are the most internationalized ones. Roland Boettcher Hachschule Bachum MECHANICAL ENGINEERING MECHATRONICS ENGINEERING Westfälische Hochschule Westfälische Hochschule Prof. Many students in Germany take a part-time job to supplement their parental allowance. Dirk Froehling Prof. but knowing another foreign language can improve one’s career opportunities in the globalised world. However additional costs like flight to Germany. The police can always be asked for help and advice and can be called free from every phone by dialing 110.000 67.486 6. Internet.000 inhabitants which is small compared to more than 2 million inhabitants in Coimbatore and 5 million in Chennai. Based on experience. shopping and other fun activities without spending additional money.51. German is a plus Most people regard English as essential. the students will write their thesis in cooperation with the German company. It is required to certify the availability of at least 7.000 33. Currently the biggest city of the consortium is Düsseldorf with 5. a distinct University has been identified to coordinate programme specific activities. If possible. TV 35 Recreation. German is one of the most important technical languages and is spoken by over 125 million people worldwide. Germany has a very dense and good public transport system. At the time of Admission* (for 2 years) 5. For each programme stream.70. All Universities of Applied Sciences have similar facilities on the campus: • Cafeteria • Library • Computer centres • Sport programmes • International Office In order to get entry into Germany. Students Monthly Expenses (Average) Euro Rent and Utilities 280 Food and Drink 160 Clothing 50 Learning Materials 35 Car and public Transport 75 Health Insurance. fee for the visa and administrative fees of about 1500 Euros are not included. so it is not possible to give exact figures. Dr.18. IGCHE Universities are all located in safe areas and in comparably smaller cities. acceptance of degrees worldwide and the extent of mobility of University academics to study. Total Rs. Students from non-EU countries are allowed to work 90 full days or 180 half days without a work permit. Sports 60 Total 755 During the stay at Germany there is a possibility for students to earn some income through part time jobs and paid internship in the final semester.03.80.486 Beginning of 3rd year 2. Students will get a public transport ticket for travelling in a large area around their University (usually the whole state) without additional costs.372 3. In most cases the students can also expect a payment for their internship. .372 * Includes caution deposit of Rs 5000 which is refundable at the end of 3rd year Fees for the 4th year (to be paid to IGCHE) Administrative fees Euro 1. Due to the small number of students per University. The salary depends on the size of the company and other variables. All IGCHE Universities are accredited to assure high quality education and have a strong international focus. Although English is a must. Five good reasons to study the IGCHE Programme • First-class education • Diverse range of study opportunities • Excellent career prospects • Close link between theory and practice • Strong international focus University Mechanical Engineering Mechatronics Engineering Westfälische Hochschule Gelsenkirchen/Bocholt √ √ Hochschule Bochum √ √ FH Kiel √ - FH Dusseldorf √ - FH Bonn Rhein Sieg √ - Hochschule Zittau/Görlitz - √ Payment Fees Rs Service tax Rs. students need to prove their financial support. they are assured of intensive support and mentoring. The IGCHE is a Consortium of German universities currently led by Bochum University of Applied Sciences. Universities & Courses Every student of the programme is assured of admission to one of the German Universities that are the members of the IGCHE. Therefore students can visit other cities for sightseeing. Dr.500 Studying and Living in Germany The safety in German cities is very high on international rankings. it can be as much as 400 Euros per month. This ranking compares the higher education systems in 12 countries on various factors such as accessibility. The table below shows the approximate expenses student may incur in Germany. support for foreign students.