"In the big picture, architecture is the art and science of making sure that our cities and buildings fit with the way we want to live our lives."

Bjarke Ingels

Overview

The Foundation is today a prominent multi-disciplinary promoter of academic institutions

SCMS group that has grown from a single institution under the Prathap Foundation for Education & Training to a group of ten distinct institutions in various disciplines has proved true the vision of its founder Chairman, Dr. G P C Nayar.

Prathap Foundation for Education & Training

Prathap Foundation for Education & Training was established in 1976 by Dr. G.P.C. Nayar, with the objective of setting high standards in professional education. Over the years, the Foundation has become one of the leading promoters of academic institutions in the country.

The School of Communication and Management Studies, (SCMS) established by the Foundation in the year of its inception has, over the years, zoomed to national eminence as a premier Business School.

The SCMS Group

The Foundation has sponsored several world class professional institutions under the SCMS umbrella and it is referred to as SCMS Group. The SCMS Group offers post-graduate and diploma courses in management, engineering, research, consultancy and training.

  • SCMS Cochin School Of Business
  • SCMS School Of Engineering & Technology
  • SCMS School Of Technology & Management
  • SCMS Center for Socio-Economic Research,Consultancy & Training
  • SCMS Institute For Biosciences & Biotech Research and Development
  • SCMS School Of Masscom Studies
  • NORKA-SCMS institute For Paramedical & Development Studies
  • SCMS College of Polytechnics
  • SCMS School Of Architecture
  • SCMS Water Institute

Mission

The Foundation is today a prominent multi-disciplinary promoter of academic institutions

To offer creative technology and culture related education of exceptional quality to students by developing their total personality with due emphasis on ethical values and preparing them to meet the growing challenges of human habitat.

Our school aims to provide excellent education with holistic development of the students, to enable them to meet the challenges of human settlements in the creation of built environment. With the team of faculty members, we can achieve this goal and make the institution one of the top ranking architectural institutions in the state/country.

Genesis

The Foundation is today a prominent multi-disciplinary promoter of academic institutions

Dr. G.P.C.NAYAR

Chairman, SCMS Group

Prathap Foundation of Education and Training started its first academic institution, the School of Communication and Management Studies(SCMS) in 1976, which in later years earned fame and glory as a top business school. It was rechristened as SCMS Cochin school of business in the year 2013. The Foundation went on establishing institutions to offer professional education in engineering, technology, management, architecture, hospitality, animation, biotech research, socio-economic research and other professional areas like Polytechnics with the core concept of quality and excellence in anything it does.

Management

The Foundation is today a prominent multi-disciplinary promoter of academic institutions

Promoters of SCMS Group are academicians with years of experience in running professional institutions of excellence in management and technology. A long march to a glorious future was flagged off in 1976 with the establishment of the Prathap Foundation for Education and Training by Dr.G.P.C. Nayar at Kochi.

Dr. Nayar who held top management positions with leading global corporate houses, wished to impart quality education at affordable costs to striving youngsters in India. The dream came true the same year with the establishment of the humble management institution the School of Communication and Management Studies (SCMS).. Sharp focus on quality education soon gave an edge to the institution. SCMS grew to become a center of excellence for management and communication studies in a very short span of time. Over the years ,the management of SCMS Group under the visionary leadership of Dr.G.P.C. Nayar has established various institutions of excellence and national repute to offer professional education in technology and management streams.

Administration

Dr. G.P.C. Nayar

Chairman

Prof. Pramod P. Thevanoor

Vice Chairman

Prof. S . Gopakumar

Senior Group Director

Dr. Radha P. Thevanoor

Group Director

Dr. Indu Nair

Group Director

Mr. Baiju Radhakrishnan

Group Director