SSK College is a renowned distance education center with Chennai as its headquarters. It is also the authorized learning center for several reputed universities from all parts of our country. Distance education essentially means delivering education to the doorsteps of the students. The college is run by an educational trust which is philanthropic and believes that education is the only way to abolish poverty. It strives hard to provide quality higher education at low costs to increase the scope of employment among students who are not in a
position to attend regular classes. Another group that benefits from this is the working professionals with time constraints looking to add a degree to their name so as enhance their career progression.
It is also an ISO certified institution that offers professional courses like B. Tech and M. Tech in various disciplines as well as management programs like MBA in various disciplines. The range of disciplines is very wide and the standard of these professional courses are also on par with the regular on-campus courses. Placement services are also offered by the center. Some of the universities had tie-up with the center are IGNOU, ICFAI, Periyar University, and Rajasthan Vidyapeeth University and Karnataka State Open University, Sainath University, Sikkim Manipal University, etc.,. The students have the option to choose the course and discipline according to their educational needs. The URL link for the website of the college is http://www.sskcollege.com
The educational trust also has a skill development center that offers computer education programs and vocational training programs like jewelry designing, fashion designing and solar energy training. Many certificate courses spanning a few weeks and one year diploma courses under the vocational training are offered with an aim to improve the social and economical development of the students. Students are given professional and hands-on training in these technologies.
SSK educational trust also has conducted several entrepreneurship training workshops in several districts of Tamilnadu and the trust also carries on various charitable activities.