The college is situated in NSS Nagar at Akathethara, 9 km from Palakkad town, the Campus is easily accessible, being only 4 km from the Palakkad Railway Junction, and is only 5 km from the renowned Malampuzha Gardens. Nearest Airports are at Coimbatore (55Kkm) and Cochin International (110 Km). Spread over 125 Acres, it includes an Administrative Block, Separate blocks for each Department, A Library block and four Hostels including one for Ladies. Nestling among verdant foothills, this is a tranquil and serene setting for higher education.
Area 125 Acres
Sports Grounds 3
- Boys Hostel
- Comp. Lab
- Girls Hostel
- Medical Fac.
- Cls. Room
- Seminar Hall
N S S College of Engineering NSSCE Palakkad, with facilities including Mess, Curtains, Bed, Mattress, Table, Chair, Power Backup, Hot Water, Cold Water
Students Activities & Clubs
Wild life and forestry club of the institution has put its imprint in the minds of student community. Making the involvement of students for the noble causes, nature conservation and environmental protection is the main aim of Wild Life and Forestry club of the institution. The club of this college is organizing tours to various places of interest and is conducting pencil drawing, tree planting, essay competition, film shows etc. on relevant subjects. Presently there are nearly 75 active members and a staff in charge in the college.
National Service Scheme under the University of Calicut was introduced in the college during the academic year 1972-1973. With the formation of National Service Scheme Technical cell under the Department of Technical Education, Govt. of Kerala, N.S.S unit of the college was put under the technical cell form the academic year 1988-1989 onwards. A second unit was also started during this period. The aim of the N.S.S is “Education Through Community Service”. The overall objective of the N.S.S is educational. Service to the community is the activity through which this objective is sought to be attained. The more specific objectives of the National Service Scheme are to arouse the student's social conscience and to provide him with the opportunity -
*to work with and among people
*to engage in creative and constructive social action
*to enhance his/ her knowledge of himself and the community through a confrontation with reality
*to put his/ her scholarship to practical use in solving at least some of the social problems
*to gain skills in the exercise of democratic leadership
*to gain skills in programme development to enable him/her to get self employed
Participation in the N.S.S is voluntary. Department of Technical Education will award a certificate to the volunteer for the participation in N.S.S provided if he/she completes 240 hrs of regular N.S.S work and attends a special camp with minimum of 10 days duration. During the last 29 years of N.S.S activities of the college, various programmes were sufficiently completed with the active participation of the volunteers. Some of the important programmes were, construction of ESP type latrines for the poor, free tuition classes for school going children, tapioca cultivation and free distribution, formation of rural citizens forum, National saving scheme, Voluntary readership training programme, health and family education programme, special nutrition feeding centre for 200 children below the age of six, plantation of seedlings, free medical check-up camp, traffic education training programme, adult education programme, blood donation, cancer awareness programme, drug abuse prevention programme, literacy programme, AIDS awareness programme, career guidance programme and art and literacy programme.
With a view of encouraging habits of thrift and self-help in students and also to disseminate knowledge of co-operative principles among them, a Co-operative society has been established. Membership of the society is open to all students and members of the staff of the college. The society deals in all requirements of students including notebooks, textbooks, drawing materials and other stationery articles
As per the directions of the university grants commission and university of Calicut, the following college level committee is constituted for the prevention of discrimination against any community or category of students in the institution. If any students of this institution have any such complaints they are advised to hand over their complaints to any of the committee members or register their complaints in the register available with administrative assistant in the college office.
Near By Hangouts within 5km From the Campus
- Health & Grooming
- Bank / ATM
- Devikripa Ayurveda Hospital
- Sai Hospital
- A1 Chips
- Margin Free Supermarket
- ICICI Bank ATM
- Axis Bank
- Catholic Syrian Bank
- Indian Bank
- Vijaya Bank
- Akathethara Co-operative Bank
- Canara Bank ATM
- Axis Bank ATM
- SBI ATM
- State Bank of India ATM
- Canara Bank
Contact Details of N S S College of Engineering, Palakkad
Address:District Palakkad, Athira Nagar, Akathethara, Kerala 678008
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