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James Cook University, Australia


PSG Institute of Advanced Studies – PSG IAS was founded by PSG and Sons’ Charities Trust in 2006 takes care of the international programmes at PSG College of Technology, with the objective of providing International Education at affordable cost.

PSG College of Technology, an ISO 9001:2000 certified institution is one of the foremost institutions founded by the PSG & Sons' Charities Trust (1926). The College was established in the year 1951 and the Founders wisely decided to locate it in the same campus as the PSG Industrial Institute for effective industry-institute interaction.The college maintains close interaction with several R&D Institutions and institutions of higher learning in India and abroad, through institutional network programmes and collaborative research programmes. It also has close collaborative links with industries in the fields of Automotive, Aerospace, Defence, Textile, Machine Tools, Software Development and Consumer durables. PSG has been the recipient of several prestigious projects and International funding support.

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PSG IAS collaborates with well-known universities abroad with a vision to facilitate cross border mobility to students. It has entered into partnerships with Top Tier Universities in the USA, UK, Germany & Australia which enable aspiring students to join these universities and qualify for international degrees in engineering, international business and business management under its unique credit transfer system where the students spend the first two or three years in PSG IAS, Coimbatore and remaining years in a university of their choice abroad.

About James Cook University, Australia

Ranked in the top two percent of universities worldwide*, JCU provides world-class facilities, career-focused courses and leading research excellence. Home to more than 21,500 students and 4,400 staff, our campuses are located in the Northern Queensland cities of Cairns and Townsville and offer state-of-the-art facilities and outstanding student support. JCU produces research of excellence and high impact and is rated as world-class or better in 38 areas.

About the program

BE (Hons) - Electronic Systems and Internet of Things

Internet of Things (IoT) is an ever expanding area of information technology and electronic engineering. It covers the interconnectivity of machines, cloud data, data collection, reporting and analysis. By 2025 it's anticipated there will be more than 21 billion IoT devices.

JCU's Electronic Systems and Internet of Things engineering degree is the first of its kind in Australia. It combines Information Technology, electronic engineering and data analytics in a degree dedicated to providing graduates with the skills and knowledge required for a career in IoT. Students also benefit from access to the first Narrowband IoT research facility in Australia, established through a partnership between JCU and HUAWEI. Located at JCU Cairns, the facility consists of research labs and workshop spaces enabling students to develop innovative and practical solutions to real-world problems using the world-class NB-IoT standard.

BE (Hons) - Mechanical Engineering

Understand the principles of mechanics and thermodynamics to analyze, design, manufacture and maintain machines across almost all industries. Learn the foundations of thermo fluid mechanics and the dynamics of machine elements. Through experiential learning, apply your understanding of heat exchange, momentum and strength of materials to design machines.

JCU Engineering graduates work worldwide with a qualification recognised in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, North America, Asia and South Africa.

BE (Hons) - Mechanical Engineering

Learn how to design and maintain electrical energy infrastructure through the application of the electrical principles. You will integrate theory with practice and visit telecommunications companies, power utilities and mines. Build a comprehensive knowledge of electrical materials, circuit theory, single phase and three phase power system modeling and signal processing.

Quick Facts


BE (Hons) - Electronic Systems and Internet of Things/ Mechanical/ Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree awarded by James Cook University, Australia


4 Years (2 years of study @ PSG and 2nd year of study @ JCU)

Study Requirements:

For Engineering and Computing Programs, +2 (in any board) with mathematics, physics and chemistry, study at PSG with more than 70%.

Student Services:

Campus Student Accommodation, Student Union, Career Services, Loans, Financial Aid & Office, Scholarships, Counselling Services, World class sport facilities, Health Services

Job Opportunities:

CU Engineering graduates work worldwide with a qualification recognised in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, North America, Asia and South Africa.

IOT Stream:

design electronics, software and data analytics for many industries such as communications, energy, smart cities, smart healthcare, precision agriculture, environmental monitoring, mining, manufacturing, and automation.

Graduates Corner


Dane Lennon

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

"wanted a career change after 4 years in the ADF and began studying engineering at JCU. JCU provided the support / needed to make the change and the industry exposure to ensure I had a job at the end. The UNI familiarization workshops aided the transition and introduced me to mates / still have today."


Aliesha Smith

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

"Studying engineering has been amazing. I get so excited and passionate about this course that it reminds me why I've done it. I've met amazing people and had heaps of opportunities. Working on projects and problem-solving and doing it for yourself, is the best thing about the course. You won't get that anywhere else."

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