"Gnanathandhai" S.S.M. Subramaniam, the founder of SSM Group of Educational Institutions, built up an industrial conglomerate through his untiring efforts. From the textile sector he diversified his activities to mineral extracts, cement & mining industries. SSM College of Arts & Science brings to fruition his visionary, zeal to impart topnotch education to the community.
SSM College of Arts and Science was propounded by the altruistic industrialist and seer exemplary, Shri.SSM Subramaniam and founded by the SSM Educational Trust in 2006. Since the founding of the first college, the SSM Educational Trust has grown rapidly in a short period of time and now it comprises four educational institutions for its credit by its premium quality education. With elevated aims, the Trust offers a holistic education to foster and aid the socio-economic sphere of the nation at large. Granted permission by the Government of Tamilnadu, the College is affiliated to Periyar University , Salem and certified as an ISO 9001:2008 institution.