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An interaction with Amit Vikram pursuing PGDM from Siva Sivani Institute of Management, Hyderabad

An interaction with Amit Vikram pursuing PGDM from Siva Sivani Institute of Management, Hyderabad

Edited By Ujjwal Kirti | Updated on Apr 04, 2023 03:11 PM IST | #SSIM Hyderabad

Established in 1992, Siva Sivani Institute of Management, Secunderabad has been operating as an autonomous institute. Being part of the Siva Sivani Group, SSIM Hyderabad is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). SSIM Hyderabad offers postgraduate and doctoral level courses. SSIM Hyderabad admissions are open for PGDM, PGDM (Banking, Insurance, Financial Services), PGDM (Business Analytics) and FPM in regular mode. The institute offers a PGDM (triple specialization) programme which is accredited by NBA.

An interaction with Amit Vikram pursuing PGDM from Siva Sivani Institute of Management, Hyderabad
An interaction with Amit Vikram pursuing PGDM from Siva Sivani Institute of Management, Hyderabad

Careers360 in this interview with Amit Vikram who is pursuing his PGDM with triple specialization from Siva Sivani Institute of Management, Secunderabad. In his interview Amit has shared various details about the SSIM programme, lifestyle at SSIM Hyderabad, internships, placements, facilities, etc. To know more about SSIM Hyderabad from student’s perspective go through the complete interview of Amit VIkram with Careers360

Careers360: Tell us something about yourself such as from which place are you from?

Amit Vikram: I am Amit Vikram from Jamshedpur

Careers360: Presently which course are you pursuing and in which year are you?

Amit Vikram: Currently I’m in my first year pursuing PGDM- specializing in banking, insurance, and financial services.

Careers360: Did you face any difficulty in the initial months when you joined the SSIM Hyderabad?

Amit Vikram: It was tough in the beginning as I came from a different background having a different environment. It was the first time when I came out of my hometown for higher studies. In the initial stage we had an induction period for a month in which all the students were brought to a single layer, and it also acted as an ice breaking for everyone.

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Careers360: What activities are offered in SSIM Hyderabad? Are there any clubs etc for the various extracurricular activities? Which ones have you taken up and are a part of?

Amit Vikram: In Siva Sivani Institute of Management we have various clubs driven by students such as Finance club, Marketing club, HR club, Business analytics club, Sports club, language club, Entrepreneur club, public relations club, Peer Counselling club, Cultural club, Management competition club. Currently I’m a member of the finance club.

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Careers360: Describe a typical day at your institute – what do you do from the time you wake up till you go to sleep?

Amit Vikram: We go to the institute by 9:30 in the morning. We would have our classes in which we interact with teachers regarding the subject and various other aspects. We have regular assignments, tests, and presentations to do. Along with this we participate in various club driven activities and competitions. At 5 in the evening, we are dismissed and then we prepare for various activities for the next day.

Careers360: Tell us about the faculty-student ratio here and about the teacher-student relationship in your understanding.

Amit Vikram: Faculty student ratio here is 1:8. To the best of my understanding, what I believe is that professors here are very helpful. Whenever we come across any kind of doubts, we can connect with concerned faculty very easily. Also, here we have a mentor mentee program where students can discuss every matter with their concerned mentor.

Careers360: What facilities do you have in the campus? What do you like here the most which you feel is unique and differentiating?

Amit Vikram: In campus we have hostel, Library, Computer lab, NSE lab, Cafeteria, Gym, Wi-Fi campus, Conference room, AC classrooms, a beautiful garden and a seminar hall.

I like the NSE lab facility the most. There we can visit and experience the stock market in real time. There we also have concerned faculty who guide us and clear doubts relating to the market.

Careers360: What about the medical facilities? Can you avail requisite medical attention if needed in an emergency?

Amit Vikram: College does have a tie-up with a nearby hospital.

Careers360: How do you balance your studies, projects, exams, and other activities?

Amit Vikram: Being a management student, we must plan our daily routines accordingly. This is what B-schools teach us how to manage all the activities simultaneously which will also help us in our corporate journey ahead.

Careers360: Tell us about the clubs and societies at the campus and how significant are they from your point of view or students’ point of view?

Amit Vikram: In Siva Sivani Institute of Management we have various student driven club activities such as Finance club, Marketing club, HR club, Business analytics club. Apart from this we also have Sports club, language club, Entrepreneur club, public relations club, Peer Counselling club, and Cultural club. Clubs here organize various competitions and invite guest lecturers to have insights on how the corporate world works on various aspects. Along with this we also have panel discussions on latest changes made in the corporate world.

In my opinion club activities are essential because here the students get to interact with various people and discuss their insights on various topics and also they get good inputs relating to concerned topics.

Careers360: What are the popular hangouts at the institute? What, according to you, are the most-visited places nearby?

Amit Vikram: Cafeteria and garden area are the popular hangouts in college campus. Most places visited nearby are Taaza, bounce gaming, cineplanet, platform 65 restaurant and various others.

Careers360: How do you spend your leisure time at the SSIM Hyderabad campus?

Amit Vikram: In college most of the time is alloted for academic sessions however apart from studies time is also allocated for various club activities and extra-curricular activities.

Careers360: Do you have any Facebook page of your campus where the students express their views, jokes or ideas, or maybe even a blog where they write about their experience of life at campus?

Amit Vikram: Yes, we do have Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, twitter pages where all the contents relating to college activities are available and here students also share their campus experiences.

Careers360: What type of companies come for campus recruitment and what percentage of students get placed every year? How is the recruitment process here?

Amit Vikram: Companies from every domain like Finance, HR, Marketing, Business Analytics come to campus. From the past 2 years, SSIM Hyderabad has a 100% placement record. Many reputed companies like Deloitte, Verity Knowledge Solutions, Oxane partners, ICICI Bank, Bajaj Finance, Reliance, Federal bank, and many more visit for SSIM Hyderabad placements.

Here the recruitment process is very smooth as the students get support by the placement department at each and every stage right from internships till final placements.

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Hello there

As you must be knowing that shri sukhmani institute of management (SSIM) offers various post graduation diploma courses in the field of management.Now if I talk about the college then it's overall good in terms of facilities it provides to the students.The classrooms are very good with greatly equipped and the faculty members are also helpful. All facilities here you will be finding who've done their PhD or MPhil.

Now coming to the internships and placements, then in these domains also it is decent I can say. You'll be getting various internships in the summers of minimum of 15-20k which I can say is a decent stipend. And placement wise too it's not very very much but yeah you can get minimum of 15-20 LPA.That totally depends upon your skills.

I hope it helps you!

Thank you!

Hello aspirant,

Total MBBS Seats:150

Hostel Fees:Rs 12,000.

Tuition Fees:CatA(Govt)-Rs 1,11,953; CatB(Management)-Rs 39,00,000; CatC(NRI)-39,00,000.

For further information please contact the official Website.



Dear Archana,

Siva Sivani Institute of Management was established in the year 1992 by Sri.S.P.Sampathy. Institute offers PGDM programme with specialization and is ranked A++ in the country amongst the Best B-Schools as per Business India Survey. Institute is the largest AICTE,NAAC,MHRD approved Autonomous Business school in South India.They offer hostel facilities with mess and wifi in the fees of 175000 .Apart from that they also provides placements facilities for aspirants with more then  70 companies are visited every year  and more then 100-150 aspirants are placed every year .

So if we go through overall then it is good college for both career growth,education and infrastructure facilities  .


Hello student,

S Si M is a private medical college. The campus is very large and the the faculties are good also. The college authority create various kinds of extra curricular activities in their campus also. If you you want to go there I only can suggest you go for the MBBS instead of BDS .hope this will help


The average package for SSIM goes from 4-5.5 lpa. The highest package offered has ranged up-to 11.6 lpa. Deloitte is the mass recruiter which comes for campus placements in the institute. There are various companies which come for placement sessions such as Axis bank,  BAJAJ aliianz, city union bank, etc.
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