|NSS College of Engineering , Palakkad was started in the year 1960 and was supported by the Central as well as State government. Currently, it is under the management of Nair Service Society. It has got affiliated to the APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University and offers graduate and postgraduate level engineering courses in different streams. The college campus is located at Akathethara in NSS Nagar, occupying more than 125 acres of land. It is around 9 kilometers far from Palakkad town, 4 kilometers from Palakkad Railway station and 5 kilometers from Malampuzha garden.|
Infrastructure The campus includes separate department blocks, an administrative building, four hostels and a library.
There are 6 different departmental libraries and one central library on the campus. These are having a good collection of books to support teaching as well as research work. The Central library is occupying around 835 sq. meters of space and its management is computerized. Online Public Access Catalogue is also available to search the books or documents online. The library is following DDC Scheme for book classification and has subscription to many magazines, journals, newspapers, etc.
The hostels inside the campus are available for all students and for that, there are 3 separate hostel blocks or halls for men and 1 hostel for women, with a capacity of more than 150 students in each. There is also an arrangement for the stay of girls in the NSS working women hostel situated in front of the college. All these hostels are equipped with basic facilities and are managed by a team of warden and assistant wardens. There are separate arrangements for vegetarian and nonvegetarian food in the mess and students celebrate all the festivals with great enthusiasm inside the hostels.
The college is also having a bus facility for students and staff to pick and drop from Palakkad and other nearby areas. The whole campus is having a 24/7 internet facility, with a computer lab and a language lab equipped with around 90 desktops having FTTH connectivity.
The college canteen provides for hygienic food at a reasonable cost. It is having sitting arrangements for the students to make themselves comfortable while eating and facilitating healthy discussions.
The Auditorium of the college is situated in the main block and can accommodate 800 people. It is used for seminars, lectures, meetings, etc and is equipped with all the required instruments and devices. Apart from this, there are 6 seminar halls on the campus with the capacity to accommodate around 100 people.
The outdoor stadium is having 400m tracks and is used for playing football, cricket, etc. Courts for badminton, basketball, tennis, etc are also available. An indoor court and a gymnasium with various facilities are there in the campus to support the physical development of the students.