NSS College of Engineering, Palakkad

NSS College of Engineering, Palakkad, Kerala - 678008, India

N S S College of Engineering, Palakkad is one of the most reputed, premier engineering educational institution in Kerala affiliated to APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University. It was established in 1960 by Nair Service Society under the leadership of 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 has an enviable heritage and legacy of grooming brilliant engineering professionals who later made their mark in industrial and other sectors of the country and abroad. At present, the institution offers B.Tech degree courses in six branches and M.Tech degree courses in Communication Engineering, Power Electronics, Computer Science & Engineering, Structural Engineering and Computer Integrated Manufacturing.
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. Spread over 125 acres, the college includes an administrative block, separate blocks for each department, a library block and four hostels including one for ladies. Nestling among verdant foothills, the institution is a tranquil and serene setting for higher education.

  • NSS College is located at NSS Nagar, Akathethara in Kerala. Palakkad Town Railway Station is around 9 km away from the institution. Coimbatore International Airport is approx 70 km away from the college. KSRTC Bus Station is around 23 km away from the institute. Students can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach there.

  • NSS College of Engineering, Palakkad, Kerala - 678008, India

  • Abhijith S of NSS (Unit No. 198) NSSCE selected for Pre Republic day parade camp. Congratulations.
  • Project of Dr. Aneesh Kumar P from Department of Mechanical Engineering has been selected under ‘Research Seed Money (RSM) of KTU with a grant of 200,000/-.

NSSCE signed an MoU with IIT Palakkad in the area of Innovation, Research and Incubation. A Great Milestone!!!!

Candidates applying for the B.Tech program at NSSCE must have secured: 
Intermediate or 12th exam equivalent with 50% aggregate score in science subjects for general category studies and a pass mark in 12th exams with science as major subjects is enough for applicants from SC/ST category 
Marksheets of 10+2 for all categories 
A valid score in KEAM 


  • Boys Hostel
    The Institute has comfortable and well-furnished residential facilities for all the students admitted to the various courses.
  • Girls Hostel
    The Institute has comfortable and well-furnished residential facilities for all the students admitted to the various courses.
  • Gym
    Gymnasium with Multi GYM of 16 stations and other weight lifting facilities
  • Library
    The central library has acquired over 58000 books. The books are classified according to the DDC Scheme of Library Classification and follow open access system. The central library subscribes to more than 60 print national journals, 30 popular magazines, and 6 daily newspapers. In addition to the regular Library and Information Services, Book Bank service is being provided to ensure essential study materials to socially backward students. The central library has 8 valuable foreign e-journal databases in the field of Engineering science and technology including ASCE, ASME, ASTM, Elsevier, IEEE, J-Gate, McGraw Hill, and Springer.
  • Sports
    There is an Outdoor Stadium with 400 m tracks for Athletics (and the same is being used for Cricket, Football, and Hockey.) Volleyball Court, Basketball Court, Ball badminton and Tennis Courts are also available. There is an indoor court for Shuttle Badminton and Table Tennis
  • Cafeteria
    The college canteen is located in an easily accessible area to all departments. Variety of refreshments and meals available at the college canteen at affordable rates. Adequate seating facilities are provided to accommodate students and staff even during peak time. It tends to be the most popular place on campus, not only for physical refreshment but also for student bonding, discussions, and even work on assignments and projects.
  • Auditorium
    The college has a well-furnished auditorium, located in the main block. It has a seating capacity of 800 audiences. The auditorium is used for activities such as seminars, guest lectures, cultural activities, important functions and meetings of students and faculties, department functions, and other events. The auditoriums are equipped with the latest public addressing, LCD projectors, and comfortable seats.
  • Medical/Hospital
    The college has a health center with a first aid facility for the students.
  • WiFi
    The college has a Wi-Fi facility for the students and staff.
  • IT Infrastructure
    The institute has started a centralized computer center to provide the common and advanced needs of the students and staff. This center started functioning in 2008. The center provides the latest computer and browsing facilities. Apart from that, there are individual computer centers for each department.
  • Transport
    The College is presently having 2 buses for transportation of students and staff residing in Palakkad Town and nearby areas. Buses are operated regularly on all working days of the college with convenient timings. In addition to daily trips, buses are made available to all academic/extracurricular tours/trips of students and staff. The Bus Facility is monitored by the College Bus Committee, which consists of Students, Staff, and PTA representatives.
  • Laboratories
    The college has departmental-based laboratories facility for the students.
Boys Hostel
Girls Hostel
IT Infrastructure




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