NSS College of Engineering Palakkad
is one of the earliest engineering educational institutions in Kerala
. It was founded in 1960 by Nair Service Society
under the leadership of the late Bharatha Kesari Mannathu Padmanabhan, during the second five year plan with the assistance of the Central and State Government under the Grant-in-Aid scheme. The college is affiliated to the University of Calicut
The campus is situated in NSS Nagar
, 9 km from Palakkad
town, and 3 km from the Palakkad Railway Junction. The nearest airports are at Coimbatore
(55 km) and Cochin International Airport
(110 km). Spread over 100 acres, it includes an administrative block and other blocks, a library block and four hostels including one for women.
Four of the college's departments have been accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) of AICTE, making it the first nationally accredited government-aided engineering college in Kerala. The state government has declared autonomy for the college and the certification process for ISO 9001:2000 is underway.
The college started with three branches of engineering viz, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering and Computer Science Engineering were started in 1980, 1986 and 1999 respectively. The Instrumentation and Control Engineering is a... Read More