Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The Growth Picture of the Institute:

The Siva Sivani Group has completed 53 Years of service in the cause of Education having established its first school in the year 1961. The Siva Sivani Institute of Management has been conducting Two year Full time Management courses since 1992 with the approval of AICTE.Today,it is one of the largest AICTE approved autonomous business schools in India with diversified and specialized full time management programs. The SSIM is consistently ranked among the top B-Schools in the country and occupies a place of prominence in the national scene with students from across the length and breadth of the country, resembling a mini India on its campus.

What are the Courses offered by SSIM?

1. PGDM (Triple specialization)
2. PGDM (Triple specialization)
3. PGDM (Banking, Insurance, Finance and allied services)
4. PGDM (Marketing-Triple Specialization)
5. PGDM (HR-Triple Specialization)

Are these programmes approved by AICTE?
Yes, all the programmes are approved by AICTE.

What is the Academic Infrastructure?
The institute is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities like LCD Projectors, Interactive Electronic Boards, etc. to provide quality education to the management students.

What are the salient features of SSIM?

  • Rigorous Six Term, Two year Full Time Courses
  • Innovative Pedagogic Practices
  • Excellent Placement track record
  • Excellent faculty with majority of them having corporate Experience
  • Wi-fi enabled campus
  • Each student gets a branded laptop and Textbooks (on return basis)
  • Online Finance Courses
  • Active Alumni Network
  • International Study Tour / Internship Overseas (Optional) to provide international exposure.

What is the process of admission?

Admission process includes Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI). A prospective student has to first register for the GD & PI.
To register online at www.ssim.ac.in, follow the “Online Registration” link. Before going for the registration, keep the scanned copies of a Photograph, Marks memos of 10th, 12th and Graduation/Post Graduation ready.
Students are required to fill the complete application form and upload the copied of the certificates listed.
After the registration is completed students will receive an E-mail which will contain the user id and the password for accessing and completing their online application.
In how many phases will the admission process be held?
Two phases. Dates will be updated updated accordingly.
What are the various components and weight ages in the admission process?
Listed below are the components and their weight ages.
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To register online at www.ssim.ac.in, follow the “Online Registration” link. Before going for the registration, keep the scanned copies of Photograph, Marks memos of 10th, 12thand Graduation/Post Graduation ready.

Students are required to fill the complete application form and upload the copied of the certificates listed.

After the registration is complete students will receive an E-mail which will contain the user id and the password for accessing and completing their online application.

In how many phases will the admission process be held?
Two phases:

Dates will be updated soon

What are the various components and weightages in the admission process?
Listed below are the components and their weightages

Scores of Aptitude Test (CAT/XAT/MAT/CMAT/ATMA/GMAT) 40 marks
Academic Performance in Degree, 12th Standard and 10th Standard 10 marks
Work Experience 05 marks
Group Discussion 20 marks
Personal Interview 25 marks
Total 100 marks
What is the procedure for registration?
a) For Application Fee by Credit Card/ Debit Card
After filling up the complete form, students need to make payment of Rs.1200 for the Registration which can be paid through Debit Card / Credit Card or Demand Draft.
On successful submission of the application and payment of fees, students can download the Admit Card for Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
b) For Application Fee by Demand Draft
For making the payment of registration fees by Demand Draft,take a DD of Rs.1200 in favor of Siva Sivani Institute of Management, payable at Hyderabad/Secunderabad, fill the online application form on www.ssim.ac.in and then send the DD to the institute mentioning your name and ID generated during registration along with photocopies of the CAT/CMAT/XAT/MAT/ATMA score card, Marks lists from Class X to Graduation/PG.
c) At the SSIM Campus/SSIM website
Students may also collect the application form from the institute or download the same from the website and send the filled application form to the institute address along with a DD of Rs.1200 and the copies of the certificates so as to reach the institute on or before the specified last date.
Is there any cut off for overall test score or individual sections of the test?
The SSIM considers the aggregate score and does not have separate sectional cut-offs when short-listing applicants. A 50 percent weight age is given for the overall score in the admission process and then a merit list is prepared considering overall score in an Aptitude Test, GD, PI, academics and work experience..

Is there any cut off for overall test score or individual sections of the test?
SSIM considers the aggregate scores and doesnt have separate sectional cut-offs when short-listing applicants. 50 percent weightage is given for the overall score in the admission process and the merit list is prepared considering score in Aptitude test, GD, PI, Academics and Work Experience.

How do I know more about CAT/XAT/GMAT/MAT/CMAT/ATMA?
CAT       :         www.iimcat.ac.in
XAT       :         www.xatonline.net.in
GMAT    :        www.mba.com
MAT    :           www.aima-ind.org
CMAT    :         www.aicte-cmat.in
ATMA    :         www.atmaaims.com

What are the centers for GD and PI?

SCHEDULE OF GD-PI*

DATE PLACE PLACE PLACE PLACE
27-2-2017 Varanasi Guwahati Kozhikode ——
28-2-2017 Patna Thiruvananthapuram Raipur
01-3-2017 Lucknow Jamshedpur Kochi Nagpur
02-3-2017 Dehradun/Kanpur Kolkata Coimbatore Indore
03-3-2017 Delhi Kolkata/Durgapur —— Bhopal
04-3-2017 Jaipur Ranchi Agra Hyderabad
05-3-2017 Ahmedabad Bhubaneswar —— ——
06-3-2017 Pune Visakhapatnam —— ——
07-3-2017 —— Vijayawada —— ——
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What is the total fee structure and mode of payment?
The SSIM is one of the MBA colleges in Hyderabad with fee structure affordable and cost effective to all classes of people. The institute, a pioneer in quality management education among the B-schools in Hyderabad with fee structure, has made fees as less as possible that students benefit either way-quality education and affordable fees.
1st Year Admission Fees (At the time of Admission) 75,000/-
First Installment (by 5th July 2017) 1,00,000/-
Second Installment (by 5th September 2017) 1,00,000/-
Third Installment (by 5th November 2017) 75,000/-
2nd Year Fourth Installment (by 5th July 2017) 1,00,000/-
Fifth Installment (by 5th September 2017) 1,00,000/-
Total (for 2 years) 5,50,000/-
Total (for 2 years)
RESIDENTIAL (HOSTEL & MESS) CHARGES
1st Year First Installment (by 5th July 2017) 30,000/-
Second Installment (by 5th September 2017) 30,000/-
Third Installment (by 5th November 2017) 27,500/-
2nd Year Fourth Installment (by 5th July 2017) 43,750/-
Fifth Installment (by 5th September 2017) 43,750/-
Total (for 2 years) 1,75,000/-

Note :

  1. Free certificate course in Business Analytics/Digital Marketing/Supply Chain Management/Project Management
  2. There are separate hostels for boys & girls inside the campus.
  3. Institute provides free Wi-Fi enabled laptop to all the students.
  4. Books for all the subjects will be issued ON RETURN basis.
  5. Business Suit will be provided to all the students.
  6. Transportation on Specified routes in the city will be provided at no extra cost

Merit Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIP FOR MERITORIOUS STUDENTS(During Admission Phase of PGDM)
(Student will be offered the best option, if eligible for more than one Criterion)

  • Criteria “A” :Student/s having aggregate marks of 60% or above in Class Xth, XIIth& Graduation, would be awarded a scholarship of Rs.30,000/-
  • Criteria “B” :Student/s having aggregate marks of 70% or above in Class Xth, XIIth& Graduation, would be awarded a scholarship of Rs.40,000/-

Percentile in the Entrance Tests would be eligible for Scholarships as stated below:

CAT/XAT/GMAT MAT Percentile ATMA Percentile CMAT Rank SCHOLARSHIP
80 & Above 90 & Above 95 & Above Rank between 0001-1000 Rs. 60,000
70 to 79 80 to 89 85 to 94 Rank between 1001-2500 Rs. 50,000
60 to 69 70 to 79 75 to 84 Rank between 2501-3500 Rs. 40,000
Note:

  • Admission at SSIM is purely on Applicant’s merit & performance during the Admission Phase.

What is the infrastructure in the campus?
As one of the best MBA colleges in Hyderabad, the institute is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities to provide quality education to the management students. The campus is Wi-fi enabled with internet facility everywhere within the campus.The classrooms are equipped with LCD Projectors, Interactive Electronic Boards, Audio Visual Equipments, etc., and a well-equipped library. Residential accommodation is available on the campus on twin sharing rooms, Gym, Indoor and Outdoor games facilities are also available.

Is there a separate hostel for Boys and Girls?
Yes, there is.

How about the faculty at SSIM?
The SSIM, befitting to the top B-schools in Hyderabad, has highly experienced faculty members with a judicious mix from academia and industry and are also involved in research and consultancy. In addition to the full time faculty, the college gets support from the corporate professionals and experts.

What is the mode of curriculum delivery at SSIM?
The SSIM is a pioneer in designing and implementing an innovative teaching-learning methodology.
Curriculum for all the courses is well designed and as per the market demand with approval from the Academic Advisory Board that consists of representatives both from the industry and academia.
Enough attention is given to IT related courses including ERP. Additionally, there are innovative pedagogy practices such as Book Review Sessions, Article Review Sessions, Company Review Sessions, Current Business Trends, Case Studies, Live Projects, etc. Students are given industry interface with industrial visits, guest lectures from the industry, and rigorous industry internship.

Are there any extra and co-curricular activities at the Institute?
The SSIM strongly believes in motivating the students to become leaders, by giving them ample opportunities to explore what they have within them. In order to provide such opportunities, the institute has designed various extra curricular activities such as Sammelan (Intra collegiate meet), Samanvay (Intercollegiate Management Students meet), Sameeksha (Club Activities under HR, Finance, Marketing and Systems Clubs), Samaroh (National/International Seminar), etc., which also enable the students to understand the importance of coordination, teamwork, group dynamics, oneness etc.

How about Placements?
There is a full-fledged Placement department headed by Chairman Placements and ably assisted by Associate Chairperson, Trainers and Corporate Relationship Officer in addition to the efforts put in by the Director-Corporate Relations.
Some of the star recruiters in 2015 are Wipro, Deloitte, ICICI Bank, Hdfc Bank,Citibank, Tata Teleservices Ltd, 99.Acres, Capital Via, Invesco, Capital-IQ, Purple Talk, Franklin Templeton, Indusind Bank, Beam Telecom Pvt Ltd, Crecer Finance, Gateforum, Hdfc Red, Technovert, Verity Knowledge Solutions, Xl Dynamics, Industrial Arc, Kairos Solutions, ICICI Securities, Medplus, Just Dial etc.

Are there any tie-ups or Joint ventures or MOUs, etc., with other Organizations which would benefit the students and the institute?
Tie-up with institutions such as Idaho State University (USA), Herzing University (USA), Institute of Commercial Management (UK), Middlesex University (UK & Dubai), Skyline University (Sharjah), Australian Retail College (Australia), Harrison College (USA), Magna Carta College (UK), Shinawatra University (Thailand), etc for Faculty and Student exchanges, Top-up Courses, Internships, Certificate/Diploma Courses, etc.
Tied up with HDFC Bank and ICICI Securities for Joint Certificate Course leading to placements.

What is the current standing / ranking of the Institute?
The SSIM is the largest AICTE approved Autonomous Business school in South India.

  • Ranked No.1 in placements among the private B-schools of Andhra Pradesh & Telangana – Business Today Rankings 2013& 2014.
  • Ranked No.1 in placements among the private business schools of AP – Business World Rankings 2012 & 2013, and No.12 in South India for the year 2013..
  • Ranked No.28 in the country – Business Barons B-School Survey, 2013.
  • Ranked No.38 in the country, No.6 among the Top B-schools of excellence & No.1 among private B-schools of Telangana State – CSR-GHRDC Survey 2014.
  • Received Top Institute of India Award – 2010 to 2013 from the Competition Success Review.

 

Does SSIM have tie-up with banks for student loans?
Yes, it does.

Whom to contact for any clarifications on admissions?

Mr.Francisz Ramesh Kumar Registrar 9391115085
Dr. M.R. Senapathy Chairman – Promotions 9391115093
Dr.Harish Associate Chairperson – Promotions 9391114939
Dr.Rajyalakshmi Chairperson – PGP 9393332652
Mr.Arijit Santikary Associate Chairperson – Promotions 9963713840
Mr.Devasahayam Dy. Manager 9393332654
Mrs.Bharani Asst. Manager 040-65457236 / 37040-27165450-54
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