FAQs

What is the basis of Admission?

Admission will be based on solely merit

What are the courses offered?

The institution offers 8 Undergraduate programs and 11 Postgraduate programs in Engineering. For more details, see Programs – Overview.

How can I get further details about admissions?

Information about admissions can be obtained from the Trust Office in Chennai. You need to contact Administrative Officer, SSN Trust, 211/95, V.M. Street, Mylapore, Chennai – 600004.

What are  the merits of SSN?

1. Within a short span of 20 years, SSN has risen to become one of the top 5 private engineering  institutions in India. (source: India Rankings 2017, MHRD, GoI)

2. Some of the unique achievements of by SSN and its rankings are:

  • Ranked 27th among all engineering colleges and 80th among all education institutions.
  • Is the only affiliated, non-autonomous college in the top 100.
  • SSN is ranked number five among all private engineering institutions in India
  • Ranked number one private engineering institution in Teaching, Learning & Resources and 16th among all engineering institutions in the category
  • SSN has been awarded ‘ The Best Institute of Asia’ in Science and Technology Category by WCRC validated by KPMG

3. The Institution is housed in a sprawling 250-acre campus with all necessary infrastructure and facilities for higher learning including modern hostel facilities with 24×7 internet access.

4. Well-equipped classrooms & laboratories, well-stocked libraries with online access to journals and databases, excellent facilities for sports & games, well-furnished & spacious hostels and a 1000-seater auditorium are some of the salient features

5. SSN offers ample opportunities to students for their 360° development through an ideal mix of academics, co-curricular and extracurricular activities.

6. Focus on undergraduate research through the Funding for Innovative Projects Scheme (FIPS) through which SSN funds innovative student research proposals

7. The SSN Innovation Centre works towards building innovation culture and SSN Incubation Centre helps in commercialisation of research.

8. The placement record of SSN is exemplary. About 90% of eligible students get placed in top companies in India.

9. SSN students have made a mark in foreign countries, notably the US. Every year approx. 20 % of SSN students get accepted in leading US universities abroad.

10. SSN has a generous scholarship scheme. Over 400 Scholarships worth Rs.4 crore are given every year under different categories. Click here for more details.

11. The Institution has around 270 well-qualified, committed and experienced members. SSN can proudly claim to be one among the top institutions for attracting quality faculty.

12. A highly committed alumni. SSN alumni have achieved success across diverse areas such as Technology, Civil Services, Management, Entrepreneurship, Movies and Arts etc.

Is there a separate NRI quota?

There is a quota for NRI students. Application forms for admissions under this quota can be obtained from the Administrative Officer, SSN Trust, 211/95, V.M. Street, Mylapore, Chennai – 600004.

With whom can I check regarding the quality of SSN?

Alumni, parents of students, past & current employers are the best sources of information regarding SSN.

How are M.E. admissions conducted?

Admissions to ME are also based on merit. GATE or TANCET scores are considered apart from the entrance test conducted by the Consortium.

Are there scholarships available for M.E. students as well?

Scholarships are granted to candidates with GATE score of 90 percentile or above.