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University of Central Florida, USA


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.



UCF is an academic, partnership and research leader in numerous fields, such as optics and lasers, modeling and simulation, engineering and computer science, business, public administration, education, hospitality management, healthcare and video game design. In fact, in addition to being recognized as one of the best national universities in 2020 by Washington Monthly, UCF consistently appears in U.S. News and World Report’s best college rankings.

Students from across the globe come to UCF to experience academic achievement — getting hands-on experience inside and outside of the classroom before graduation. Leave here prepared for a rewarding lifelong career, and make a difference in the community and beyond. At UCF, excellence is in everything we do.

About the program


Take Mechanical Systems and Products from Idea through Implementation. The MS in Mechanical Engineering program at UCF is designed to advance your knowledge and skills in the areas of mechanical systems and thermo fluids. From innovative curriculum to research facilities, the mechanical engineering program provides you with an opportunity to learn and train across multiple disciplines.

UCF and PSG has signed a 1+1 agreement facilitating PSG students to take first year of course work (up to 12 credit hours) at PSG and in the second year students have to complete at least 18 credit hours at UCF. PSG Faculty members teach the same set of courses which UCF also offers, therefore the quality of education is maintained at par with UCF Standards.

All students under this program are eligible for Curriculum practical training (Internships) and optional practical Training (after graduation, before seeking H1B visa).


  • UCF prepares you for life beyond the classroom. A wide range of opportunity, like learning diverse skills from world-renowned faculty to networking with top employers across Central Florida to gaining first-hand experience in internships.
  • Syllabus based on Industry Requirements.
  • Exposure to Work with Live projects of National Importance and Consultancy Projects.
  • Regular events of Seminars, Workshops and International Conferences on Current Topics.
  • World Class Research Labs with high end software and simulation tools.
  • Internship opportunities with Leading Industries.
  • Graduating Students will have the ability to continuously innovate and develop energy conversion technologies with application of Knowledge in energy engineering.
  • After graduation, interested students can pursue research in energy engineering for solving real life problems.

Quick Facts


Masters in Mechanical Engineering degree awarded by UCF, USA


2 Years (1st year of study @ PSG and 2nd year of study @ UCF)

Study Requirements:

CGPA > 7.5 in Mechanical, Aeronautics or Automobile Engineering / Admission with Entrance and Interview.
TOEFL 220 or 80 - Internet based / IELTS Overall score of 6.5 and no less than 6 in any individual modules (at the end of 1st Year).

Student Services:

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

Career Opportunities:

Aircraft Design Engineer, Aircraft Designer, Astronautical Engineer, Ceramic Engineering Professor, Construction Estimator, Crating and Moving Estimator, Electrical Engineering Director, Electrical Engineering Professor, Electrical Estimator, Electronics Engineering Professor, Engine Designer, Flight Test Engineer, Heating and Cooling Systems Engineer, Marine Engineering Professor, Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Director, Petroleum Engineering Professor, Production Cost Estimator, Tool Engineer

UCF Graduates Talk - Working at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

For 19 UCF Mechanical Engineering students, the dream of working for NASA came true this past semester as they completed internships at Kennedy Space Center through NASA’s Pathways Program.

19 UCF Students Living the Dream, Working at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center | University of Central Florida News

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