About NSS

National Service Scheme is a student-centered programme and it is complementary to education. It is a noble experiment in academic extension. It inculcates the spirit of voluntary work among students and teachers through sustained community interaction. It brings our academic institutions closer to the society. It is a link between the campus and community, the college and village, knowledge and action. The overall aim of NSS is the Personality Development of students through community service. It gives an extened dimension to Higher Education system and orients the student youth to community service.


National Service Scheme, popularly known as NSS, was formally launched on the 24th September, 1969, the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation. Starting with an enrolment of 40000 students in 37 Universities covering all states, the coverage of NSS students increased to about 26.6 lakhs (2006-07) in 198 Universities, 9117 colleges, 1196 Technical Institutions, 7542 Higher secondary schools and 41 Vocational Higher Secondary Directorates. During its 39 years of fruitful existence more than 2.7crore students have so far serviced from this largest student-volunteer ship programme in the world.



- To understand the community in which they work.
- To understand themselves in relation to their community.
- Identify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in problem solving process.
- Develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility.
- Utilize their knowledge in generating practical solution to individual and community problems.






Mr. N.Prasanna Venkatesan M.E., Asst.Poffessor/Mechanical

NSS Programme officer, Mobile: 8838145827, Email: nss@hicet.ac.in


Members (Students)

Total Number of Students 100 Per Unit


Term: Two Years