Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar(SSN) College of Engineering is the outcome of the vision and initiative of Padma Bhushan Dr.Shiv Nadar, Chairman of HCL Technologies Ltd., Established in 1996 on a sprawling campus of 250 acres on the Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR). The Institution offers eight B.E./B. Tech. degree programs and eleven M.E./M.Tech. degree programs in addition to MBA program. This ISO 9001:2008 certified Institution has been accredited by NAAC with an 'A+' Grade and all eligible programs have been accredited by NBA for 5 years. SSN College of Engineering has been granted the status of Autonomous institution by the University Grants Commission, MHRD. The college is ranked 36th in Engineering Category in India Rankings 2018 listed by NIRF, MHRD. The institution has consistently stood top among engineering colleges affiliated to Anna University, Chennai. SSN ranked 7th among best private engineering colleges in India in Edu Rand Awards, 2015. In DQ-CMR survey, SSN ranks 24th among all engineering colleges in India. SSN received the "Asia's Best Private Education Institute Award" for the year 2012-13 from World Consulting and Research Corporation (WCRC) processed and evaluated by KPMG, "Top Institute of India Award" for the years 2010 & 2012 instituted by Competition Success Review (CSR), New Delhi and "Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan National Award" for an Engineering College having the Best Overall Performance for the year 2006 from ISTE. The management awards over 600 scholarships worth Rs.4 crore every year to meritorious and deserving students. The college has Wi-Fi connectivity, e-learning enabled classrooms and state of the art laboratories with softwares.
The Department of Chemical Engineering was started in the year 2004. An area of 5400 sqm is
dedicated to our department. The Chemical Engineering Department offers B.Tech degree
programme in Chemical Engineering and M.Tech dgree program in Environmental Science &
Technolgy and recognized as a research centre by Anna University, Chennai . The department has
well-established laboratories. The department promotes research in areas like Abatement of Water
Pollution, Nanotechnology, Green Solvent, Molecular Modeling, Post Combustion CO2 Capture,
Process Development, Clean Coal Technology, Process Intensification using Ultrasound, Biomass
Utilization, Advanced oxidation process and received a research grant worth Rs.67.35 Lakhs from
DST-SERB, New Delhi, India.
The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering offers NBA accredited B.E. degree program in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and M.E. degree program in Power Electronics and Drives. The Department has 28 qualified faculty members including 25 Ph.D. The department is recognized as approved research center by Anna University. The department is equipped with state-of the–art laboratories with licensed softwares like MATLAB, PSCAD, LabVIEW, Mipower, MagNet, PSpice, EMTP, PSim etc. The department has signed MoU with various industries and has taken up research projects funded by AICTE, MNRE and NIWE.