Students’ Society of Architecture and Town Planning (SSAT) was formed in the year 1952, by the then students of Bengal Engineering College. The society was revived again in the year 2014. The SSAT body is mainly involved with the students’ affairs like participation in various competitions like NASA and ZONASA, as well as competitions organized by the other famed names in the field of architecture, organizing seminars and workshops, extracurricular and cultural activities, publication of the Annual Departmental Magazine, as well as organizing the Annual Departmental Reunion “SMRITI”.
The main focus of the SSAT body is to ensure the welfare of the students. The SSAT body forms the bridge between the students and the teachers of the Department. It is the pledge of the SSAT body to make sure that the students of the Department achieve success in whatever activity they take part in.
The Executive Council of SSAT consists of:
- GENERAL SECRETARY
- UNIT SECRETARY
- TOUR SECRETARY
- CULTURAL SECRETARY
- EDITOR of SSAT MAGAZINE
- EVENTS IN-CHARGE
- ASSETS IN-CHARGE
The SSAT Journal is the Magazine published by the SSAT body on the event of the Departmental Reunion “SMRITI”. It contains articles by students, alumni, as well as showcases the different activities of the SSAT body throughout the year. The SSAT Magazine is the only medium of the students, where the students can express themselves freely through articles or sketches.
- Plotting facilities at almost half the commercial rate have been made available to the students of the Department in order to meet the printing requirements for academic submissions.
- The process of digitizing old sheets done by the alumni of the Department in their student years has been started. An online digital archive has been set up in order to make the sheets available for all to see.
- A dedicated website has been set up for SSAT including a page where Alumni can share stories about their college life and experiences.
- Delegates from the SSAT have secured the 2nd position in the Zonal NASA (ZoNASA) held in NIT Rourkela by competing against 32 other colleges.