N S S College of Engineering Palakkad is one of the most reputed, premier Engineering educational Institution in Kerala. Founded in 1960 by Nair Service Society under the leadership of late Bharatha Kesari Mannathu Padmanabhan, during the second five year plan with the assistance of the Central and State Government under the Grant-in-Aid scheme, affiliated to the University of Calicut, the College has an enviable heritage and legacy of grooming brilliant Engineering professionals who later made their mark in Industrial and other sectors of the country and abroad.
Situated in NSS Nagar at Akathethara, 9 km from Palakkad town, the Campus is easily accessible, being only 4 km from the Palakkad Railway Junction, and is only 5 km from the renowned Malampuzha Gardens. Nearest Airports are at Coimbatore (55Kkm) and Cochin International (110 Km). Spread over 125 Acres, it includes an Administrative Block, Separate blocks for each Department, A Library block and four Hostels including one for Ladies. Nestling among verdant foothills, this is a tranquil and serene setting for higher education.