SCMS School of Engineering and Technology

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SCMS School of Engineering and Technology (SSET)[1] is a technical institute in Kerala, India. Situated in a 27-acre (110,000 m2) campus it offers bachelor's and master's degree in engineering and computer administration in affiliation with Mahatma Gandhi University.


Established in 2001 SSET[2] is an engineering college set up under the self-financing scheme. SSET offers graduate and postgraduate programmes in engineering and technology. The college was established in 2001 on a 27-acre (110,000 m2) campus at Karukutty, Ernakulam District, Kerala.

The SSET draws inspiration and expertise from the School of Communication and Management Studies (SCMS) – the business school of the group. The ISO 9001 quality certified business school is highly rated by India’s leading business journals. The SCMS is the only AICTE accredited business school in the state of Kerala. SCMS has also received, in recognition of its performance, substantial grants from the AICTE, Government of India.

Recognition and affiliation

The SSET is recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Govt. of India vide their letter No… 770-54-023(NDEG)/ET/2001 dated 27 June 2001. The Mahatma Gandhi University granted affiliation in accordance with the G.O.No.(MS) 88/2001/H.Edn. dated 21 July 2001.


The college has the following departments:

Each department has its own faculty, supporting staff and technical instructors working under the Head of the Department.


SSET has an intake capacity of 60 students in each branch. Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Civil Engineering branches have two batches with 120 seats. With a total sanctioned intake capacity of 540 students in six branches SSET is the second largest engineering college set up under the self-financing scheme in Kerala.


SSET offers courses in traditional engineering as well as technology-based disciplines, with B.Tech. programmes in the following disciplines:

  • B.Tech in Civil Engineering
  • B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering
  • B.Tech in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering
  • B.Tech in Automobile Engineering

master's degree programmes in:

  • MCA
  • M.Tech in Computer Aided Structural Engineering - Civil
  • M.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering
  • M.Tech in VLSI & Embedded System Engineering - Electronics
  • M.Tech in Production and Industrial Engineering - Mechanical

The college also boasts of several addon courses, particular the SCMS-A, which focuses on training in handling various modeling and analysis software, as well as exposure to FMS.


The SSET is situated in the midst of a 27-acre (110,000 m2) rubber plantation. The campus comprises the Main Engineering College Building with 75,000 sq ft (7,000 m2) of built-up space which accommodates classrooms, Faculty Offices, Administrative Office, Library, Computer Lab, Electronics and Microprocessor Labs, Laboratories, Workshops, Machine shop and Heat Engine Lab which are located around the main building in the campus. Hostels for junior boys and girls are in the campus, close to the college building. Senior men's hostel is however outside the campus.There is also a 'L' shaped ground situated outside the main campus.

The cafeteria can serve 300 students at a time. The cafeteria doubles as an auditorium. However, a new auditorium is also under construction. It is very close to the main building.

Construction of a new block to accommodate bank, ATM, bookstore and security staff has been completed.

Notes and references

College website

SCMS School of Engineering and Technology