Photo caption – Chief Guest Ms. Supriya Sule (centre) along with Mr. R . Srinivasan, Chairman- SSN institutions, Director and CEO Redington Ltd (left) and Ms. Kala Vijayakumar, President – SSN institutions (right) felicitating an SSN student with his graduation degree
Chennai, 17 July 2017: SSN College of Engineering, one of the premier and top ranked private institute (India Rankings 2017 released by Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India) in Tamil Nadu for engineering, conducted its Seventeenth Graduation for the batch of 2015-16 on 16th July, 2017. A total of 1266 students were awarded their degrees at a function held at the SSN campus in OMR. Chief Guest Ms. Supriya Sule, MP and eminent Educationist felicitated the toppers with medals and degrees. Mr. R. Srinivasan, Chairman, Ms. Kala Vijayakumar, President; Dr. S. Salivahanan, Principal and Mr. B. Srinivasan, Director, School of Management were also present during the proceedings.
The graduating batch comprised 136 University rank holders including three gold medalists from B.E/ B.tech and three from M.E / M.Tech, respectively. Three students from the Post Graduate programs – Sanjana Sahayaraj from Computer Science, Varsha S from Electronics and Communications, Jyostna for Chemical Engineering were awarded Gold medals for obtaining University first ranks.
While addressing the students, Ms. Supriya Sule said, “I take great pride in being here today to felicitate the students of SSN College of Engineering. The field of Engineering is all about innovation and engineers continuously strive to improve our lives for the better with the use of technology. The world around us is evolving at a rapid pace thanks to technological innovations, young minds like you should aim to contribute towards the betterment of our country.”
Expressing happiness ahead of the Graduation Day, Ms. Kala Vijaykumar, President, SSN College of Engineering, “The day marks the culmination of a rigorous and action-packed four years filled with learning, networking, growth and career progress and signifies a step forward for our graduating students. I am positive that our students will carry the learnings into their professional lives and enrich their workplaces with significant contributions and achievements.”
A total of 84 top organizations have offered placements to students from the graduating. Some of these include Amazon, SAP Labs, Global Analytics, Dow Chemicals, L&T, MuSigma, Cognizant, Infosys, Accenture, TCS, HCL, and Wipro. SSN has secured a placement record of more than 93% over the last 10 years. From the graduating batch ~25% students are pursuing their higher education in renowned Universities like Harvard University, Cornell, Carnegie Mellon, Georgia Institute of Technology, Stanford University, Arizona State University and Florida International University.
About SSN Institutions
The SSN Institutions is the first initiative of the Shiv Nadar Foundation in the field of education. Founded by Shiv Nadar, Founder Chairman – HCL, Shiv Nadar Foundation in 1996, the SSN Institutions endeavor to provide world class research based education to meritorious students from all walks of life.
A not-for- profit institute managed by the SSN Trust (Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar Educational and Charitable Trust), the SSN Institutions include the SSN College of Engineering (SSNCE), the SSN School of Management (SoM), the SSN School of Advanced Software Engineering (SSN SASE), SSN School of Advanced Career Education (SSN SACE) and SSN Research Centre (SSNRC).
Located on the Old Mahabalipuram Road known as the Cyber Corridor of Chennai, the institution is spread over a 250-acre Wifi-enabled campus with a built-up area of over 1 million sq ft; equipped with the state-of- the-art infrastructure for learning including computers and internet facilities networked by fiber optical links, modern workshops; labs, seminar halls, auditorium, libraries, gymnasium, a sports complex and residential accommodation for students and faculty. In a short span of ten years since inception, the SSN College of Engineering had already come to be ranked as one of the top ten private engineering colleges in India (EDURAND, June 2015; CSR, June 2015).
SSN College of Engineering has been ranked as the first among all affiliated engineering colleges in the country as per the India Rankings 2017 released by Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India. It has also been ranked fifth among all private engineering institutions and 27th among all engineering institutions in the country.