SSM College of Engineering was established in 1998 and it is affiliated to Anna University, Coimbatore. The college is approved by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). The college was founded by Shri. S.S.M. Subramaniam under the aegis of the S.S.M. Foundation trust as a unique centre of learning, offering a broad curriculam which gives equal emphasis to academics, creative activities and sports. The college is located in a lush green campus at Komarapalayam on National High way 47, between Salem and Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu. It provides a fine setting for its staff and students to share the joy of learning. The placement cell provides employment, better industry institute partnership, career guidance and campus interviews to the students. The placement cell has a good track record in placing students in various reputed organizations. It plays a very important and key role in function and guiding the students for their successful career placement which is a essential edge between the stages of completion of academic program of the students and their entry into the suitable employment. The college also encourages the students to be healthy in body and mind. Sports provide an excellent opportunity for students to interact with each other, develop true sportsmen spirit and also help them stay healthy. A variety of teaching and learning techniques are employed to impart knowledge and skills to students at SSM College of Engineering in its various departments. The college provides training, industrial explosure and employment opportunities for the students by building up effective industry & institute interaction, thereby serving the society at large. The college provides good infrastructure facilities such as Library, Conference hall, Health Care, Language Lab, Internet, Bank & ATM, Transportation, Hostel accomodation.
The college offers undergradute course in Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Information Technology, Textile Technology, Textile Chemistry and Mechanical Engineering.
The college offers post graduate course in Textile Technology, Master of Business Administration and Master in Computer Application.