Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering

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Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering
Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering.svg
Type Engineering college, College of Computer Applications and College of Business Management
Established 1996
Chairman Shiv Nadar
President Kala Vijayakumar
Principal Dr.Salivahanan
Dean K. Kasthuri and P. Ramasamy
Director S B. Srinivasan, and K. G. Narayanan
Academic staff
Students 4000
Undergraduates 3500
Postgraduates 650
Location Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
12°45′9″N 80°11′46″E / 12.75250°N 80.19611°E / 12.75250; 80.19611Coordinates: 12°45′9″N 80°11′46″E / 12.75250°N 80.19611°E / 12.75250; 80.19611
Campus 712"acres
Nickname SSN

Anna University, Carnegie Mellon University,

National Tsing Hua University

Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering (SSNCE), popularly known as SSN, is an engineering institution located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. The college is certified to ISO 9001:2000 standard[1] by the National Board of Accreditation.


Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering was started in 1996 by Shiv Nadar. The college was opened in 1996 at a temporary location in Thoraipakkam in the suburbs of Chennai, Tamil Nadu as an affiliate of Anna University. It later moved to a 1 square kilometre campus at Kalavakkam (Thiruporur Panchayat) on Rajiv Gandhi Salai (Old Mahabalipuram Road) in 1998.

In association with Carnegie Mellon University, the SSN School of Advanced Software Engineering was started in 2001.[2][3]


Admissions into all courses are done through merit and management basis. A certain percentage of seats go to the Anna University Single Window System (AU SWS) and gets filled as Merit and the remaining seats are filled through an exam followed by interview termed as management quota. This percentage may vary each year. Similarly for Masters courses seats are filled on the basis of TANCET scores by AU SWS and separate exam.


Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering has been ranked as the 52nd best Engineering College of India in the Edu-Rand Rankings of 2015.[4] The survey was done jointly by Edu, an Indian company and Rand Corporation, a non-profit American thinktank.[5]

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]

Shiv Nadar University


  1. ^ "SSN Trust offers Rs 4 crore scholarships". Che 13 June 2006. Retrieved 3 August 2009. 
  2. ^ "ICT must be made more affordable". Business Line. 27 December 2002. Retrieved 4 August 2009. 
  3. ^ "SSN-Carnegie Mellon University offers masters in IT". The Hindu. 27 February 2006. Retrieved 4 August 2009. 
  4. ^ "Best engineering colleges in India". 
  5. ^ "Case Studies, Leaders, Policy, Administration, Industry Focus, Campus, Technology". 

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