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Know all about SSIM Hyderabad: Interview with Dr. S V Ramana Rao (Director)

Know all about SSIM Hyderabad: Interview with Dr. S V Ramana Rao (Director)

Edited By Piyush Chaudhary | Updated on Mar 27, 2023 03:26 PM IST | #SSIM Hyderabad

Siva Sivani Institute of Management, Secunderabad is a part of the Siva Sivani Group. Since 1992, SSIM has been operating as an autonomous institute. It is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). SSIM Hyderabad offers postgraduate and doctoral level courses. PGDM, PGDM (Banking, Insurance, Financial Services), PGDM (Business Analytics) and FPM are the courses available for admission to SSIM in regular mode. The institute offers a PGDM (triple specialization) programme which is accredited by NBA. For admission to SSIM PGDM programmes, aspirants need to meet the eligibility criteria and have a valid score in one of the exams: CAT/ MAT/ XAT/ GMAT/ ATMA/ CMAT/ State Government Exam. Shortlisted candidates will be called for micro presentation, group discussion and personal interview rounds.

Know all about SSIM Hyderabad: Interview with Dr. S V Ramana Rao (Director)
Know all about SSIM Hyderabad: Interview with Dr. S V Ramana Rao (Director)

Careers360 in this interview with Dr. S V Ramana Rao, Director at Siva Sivani Institute of Management, Secunderabad. In his interview Dr. S V Ramana Rao has shared various details about the institute's vision, mission, courses, admission process, internships, placements, facilities, etc. Dr. S V Ramana Rao has also answered many questions related to Siva Sivani Institute of Management student life. To know more about SSIM Hyderabad go through the complete interview of Dr. S V Ramana Rao with Careers360.

Careers360: Tell us something about the institute; when it was set up, vision and mission.

Dr. S V Ramana Rao: Siva Sivani Institute of Management (SSIM) is an integral part of the Siva Sivani Group, whose presence in the field of education has crossed six decades. SSIM began operating as an autonomous institute in 1992 and is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government Of India, New Delhi. Since its inception, SSIM has a rich tradition of continuing academic excellence, and comprehensive personal growth and is recognized as Hyderabad’s Top Management Institute.

Siva Sivani Institute of Management PGDM Admissions 2024

Highest CTC 17.55 LPA | 98.74% Students Placed

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Core Values - Premier Management Institute significantly contributing to Corporate World and Society.

Vision - To be a Premier Management Institute significantly contributing to Corporate World and Society.


  • To disseminate management knowledge through focused educational programmes.

  • To contribute to management knowledge through extension and research activities.

  • To promote the culture of critical, innovative thinking and social entrepreneurship.

  • To develop responsible management graduates through ethics-based education.

Also read: SSIM Hyderabad courses & fees

Careers360: Tell us something about the admission process?

Dr. S V Ramana Rao: The final selection at SSIM is based on the cumulative score of the below components:

  • Percentile / Scores of Aptitude Test (CAT/ MAT/ XAT/ GMAT/ ATMA/ CMAT/ State Government Exam)

  • Academic Scores in Xth Class, XIIth Class and Graduation

  • Work Experience

  • Micro Presentation

  • Group Discussion

  • Personal Interview

Careers360: There is a lot of stress that is being made with regard to interaction with the industry as well as companies that recruit. What are the steps being taken by the institute in this direction?

Dr. S V Ramana Rao: Every Student in SSIM undergoes rigorous placement training, which includes aptitude, communications, general awareness etc.

Careers360: Internships are now mandatory as per AICTE guidelines. Does the institute help students with this? If yes, how?

Dr. S V Ramana Rao: We have more than 300 companies on campus that recruit students exclusively for internships.

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Careers360: Can you please share details if there is any collaboration with universities abroad?

Dr. S V Ramana Rao: SSIM students can go to Herzing University, USA for a credit transfer program

Careers360: Please share placement statistics with information on the average package, highest and lowest package, number of students placed and details of companies that have recruited.

Dr. S V Ramana Rao: The 2021-2022 SSIM placement cycle recorded 99% placements and saw a 75% jump in the CTC offered from Rs 10 LPA to Rs 17.55 LPA. The batch experienced a sensational journey through the entire process which started in September 2021 and completed in April 2023.

SSIM talent became the sought after talent for many new companies like Goldstone Technologies, ICE Data Services, IHS Markit, BRILLON Consumer Products, Max Retail, Homevista Décor, Mediamint, Databeat Consulting, Edelweiss Wealth Management, Anand Rathi, [x]cube LABS, The Hackett Group, NSL Hub, ADP, Zemoso Technologies and others.

While few others like Tata Consultancy Services, Accenture, Acuvate Software, Value Momentum, ValueLabs, DRE Motors offered newer roles v.i.z. Consulting, Project Management, Product Management, Analytics and General Management.

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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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