NSS POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE PANDALAM Approved by All India Council for Technical Education
Sri Mannathu Padmanabhan
The N.S.S. Polytechnic College, Pandalam is one of the three polytechnic in Kerala, started in 1958 in private sector.
College Associations
The College Union and Arts Club
The N. S. S. Polytechnic student’s union function as an academic body. The union shall be subjected to the rules and regulations in the college as well as those notified by the principal from time to time. It shall not engage itself in any manner in any political activity.

All the students of the college are the members of union and have the right to vote and contest at the elections of the college union. The principal shall be patron of the college union
The executive of the college union consists of
1. Three staff advisors
2. Chairman
3. Vice chairman
4. General Secretary
5. Arts club Secretary
6. Magazine editor
7. Councilor
8. Class Representatives
Departmental Associations
The departmental associations functioning for the benefit of students are
1. Civil Engineering Association
2. Computer Engineering Association
3. Electrical Engineering Association
4. Electronics Engineering Association
5. Mehanical Engineering Association
Parent Teacher Association
The departmental associations functioning for the benefit of students are
The PTA of N. S. S polytechnic college is a statutory body. Parents of all students and the teaching staff are members of this forum. The PTA plays an important role in bringing a close interaction between parents and teachers. It also gives a moral and financial support to all the development activities of the college.
The PTA executive consist of the following members
President - Principal
Vice Presidents - One staff member & One parent
Secretary - One staff member
Treasurer - One staff member
Cultural Club
All the interesting students and staff can join in the cultural club. The executive of the cultural club consist of president (Staff member) and executive council, consisting of staff and students. Cultural club conducts various cultural and literary competitions.
Women’s Forum
Women’s forum is functioning here very effectively. The general body of this forum consist of all the girl students and lady staff of this institution. The aim of this forum is to create opportunities for the girl to present and discuss their problems, grievances etc. This forum also aims to make the students conscious of the vital role, their powers and rights in the society. The women’s forum conducts awareness classes, debates and seminars. It also conducts stage programs of girl students both cultural and literary.
Staff Club
The formation of staff club is very helpful to maintain healthy relationship among the staff members. It tries to keep up a feeling of oneness and unity among the staff. It also improves the relationship between management and staff. The staff club arranges picnics, meetings and celebrations for the members of family.
Career Guidance and Placement Cell
The career guidance and placement cell of NSS Polytechnic functions very effectively for helping students in getting proper job opportunities. The cell conducts seminars and debates for preparing students to face interviews and to inform them about higher studies and career opportunities the students who perform outstanding achievements get jobs through our placement cell.
Grievance Redress Cell
A grievance redress cell is functioning here under the guidance of committee constituted by the Principal. Through the cell the students and staff are offered the opportunity to present any grievances they have.
Student’s services
A men’s hostel with a capacity to accommodate 100 students is situated in the college campus. Staff members are appointed as resident tutors and deputy warden .The Principal and staff members make frequent visit and meetings with the inmates of hostel to keep up the discipline and smooth running of hostel.
A spacious and clean canteen facility is available in the campus. Students can avail food at reasonable rate. The administration of canteen is by a committee, which includes staff and students representatives.
Co-operative Society
There is a co-operative society in NSS PT College for the benefit of students. At the time of admission, all students should take share worth Rs,10/- .The administration of co-operative society is by a committee, elected from staff and nominated from students.
Nodal center for Entrepreneurship and management development is functioning in NSS PT from 1994 onwards, with the assistance of ministry Human Resource and Development.
Communitty Polytechnic Scheme
The community Polytechnic Scheme is functioning in this institution from 1986 onwards with the main center and Extension centers. These extension centers located at radius of 30 Kms from the main center. This scheme conducted five month Training programme in the various trades such as T. V & V C R repairing, Tailoring and Embroidery, Plumbing, Welding, Spray painting, Wiring ,Computer Training etc and about 600 students were completed the training.