About Us

SSN College of Engineering (SSNCE) is the outcome of the vision and initiative of Padma Bhushan Dr. Shiv Nadar, Chairman of HCL Technologies Ltd. The institution was established in 1996 on a sprawling campus of 250 acres on Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR) of Chennai.

The institution offers eight B.E., / B.Tech. Degree programmes and eleven M.E. / M.Tech. degree programmes in addition to MBA and MCA. The admission is done purely based on merit. The College is accredited by NBA and NAAC with ‘A’ Grade. SSN Institutions stands out as a premier center of higher learning with a mission of pursuing excellence in education and research. The institutions, with their diverse and dynamic community of students offer a distinctive combination of some of the finest graduate, undergraduate and research programs, accomplished faculty, world class facilities and a residential campus set on a sprawling 250 acres of sylvan surroundings.

As an exemplary institution of learning, SSN follows an admission policy that strongly favors merit, even as it enables access to education for students from all strata of society through appropriate scholarships. The Institution boasts of a strong alumni network with alumni events held every year serving as a platform for past students to give back to SSN and share their experiences with its present fellow students. With so much to offer, it is only natural that students of SSN get a unique opportunity to carve a niche for themselves in their chosen field of study that enables them to become well-rounded and discerning citizens, fully qualified for their chosen professions in the workplace.

SSN Institutions provide a variety of stimulating environments for intellectual development, free thinking, and personal growth, challenging its students with dynamic learning opportunities and equipping them with the skills, insights, attitudes and practical experiences that are necessary to take up responsibilities in the society. While students at SSN immerse themselves in academics, the college has a lot in store for them outside the classroom. Student life includes participation in sports, recreational & co-curricular activities and culturals. In short, at SSN, students will find an academic and social environment where everyone- from faculty members to peers help shape their future. SSN is a home to aesthetically designed buildings with state of the-art computer and internet facilities, modern workshops, seminar halls, auditoriums and well stocked libraries, sports and games fields in addition to an indoor stadium with gymnasium.

The department of Information Technology offers B.Tech in IT, M.Tech in IT programs and PhD/MS (by Research). The department is well-equipped with the state of the art laboratories and a Wi-Fi enabled environment. The department received research grants from DST, DIT, DRDO, AICTE and SSN Trust. The department is active in conducting short term training programs sponsored by Anna University and AICTE-ISTE. The prominent and leading employers include HCL, CTS, Wipro, Infosys, TCS, INautix, Zoho, Thought Works, Hexaware, L&T Infotech, Verizon, Caritor etc.

The Department of Information Technology was established in the year 1999. Our Mission is to provide quality education to the students and impart IT excellence in them. Apart from making them good technocrats, we also provide individual attention to make them good citizens of our nation to serve the industry and society constructively. The Department has been recognized as a Collaborative Research Centre by Anna University, Chennai. It has many ongoing projects funded by DST, DIT, DRDO, AICTE and SSN Trust and has organized many faculty development programmes and short term training programmes sponsored by Anna University and AICTE-ISTE. Drawing upon SSNCE’s tradition of teaching excellence, the Department with 30 faculty members and 450/560 students work closely together in an open, collegial atmosphere. With Anna University’s curriculum, the Department places equal emphasis on theoretical and experimental Information Technology. The Department has the state-of-the-art facilities for various labs, well equipped Seminar halls, class rooms to support e-learning and a Department library.

Programmes offered by the Department are:

  1. B.Tech. Information Technology
  2. M.Tech. Information Technology
  3. Ph.D., / MS (By Research)
  4. Measures to Improve Teaching Learning Process:

The teaching and learning process of our department is ISO 9001 certified and also accredited by the National Board of Accreditation in the year 2007. The Department regularly organizes Faculty Development Programs sponsored by AICTE-ISTE and Anna University based on curriculum and the recent trends in IT industries. The Department had also organized an International Conference on “Wireless Communication and Sensor Computing (ICWCSC 2010) and two National Conferences on Computer Science, Communication and Signal Processing (NCCCSP 2014) and Bio-signal Communication and Networking (NCBCN 2005) respectively. Periodic guest lectures and workshops are conducted for the students to supplement their curriculum. This facilitates our students to update their knowledge on par with the industry standards. The Department has produced many University Ranks in the University of Madras and Anna University.

Research Activities:
The Department has identified the key research areas as Digital Communication, Speech Technology, VLSI, Data Warehousing & Mining, Network Security, Embedded Systems, Image Processing and Software Engineering Methodologies & Metrics. Forum for Information Networking and Security (FINS) with membership from faculty and students of IT Department has been formed to create a platform for enabling all the members to meet, share, discuss, work on projects, do research and develop Information Networking and Security Expertise. Faculty members are encouraged to participate in the Faculty Development Programs, Workshops and Seminars arranged by other institutions and leading software industries in their own research area as a step towards strengthening their domain knowledge.