The college is named after Sri Sivananda Sarma, a freedom fighter and one of the pioneers in education .
The college operates under the umbrella of RSST (RV Institutions) established in 1940 running 25 Institutions.
SSMRV college affiliated to Bangalore university was established in 1982.
The college has under -graduate programmes in Commerce (BCom),Business Management (BBA) and Computers (BCA) and Post Graduate programme in Commerce (MCom)
- Congratulations for the 36 BCom and BBA students for getting placed in Vantage Agora
- Congratulations for 4 BCom and BBA students for getting placed in Capgemini
- Congratulations for 3 BCom and BBA students for getting placed in State Street
- Congratulations for 7 BCA students for getting placed in Infosys
- Congratulations for 2 MCom students for getting placed in Viyaan Academy
- Congratulations for our BCA Student for getting placed in Wipro
- Congratulations for 7 BCom and BBA students for getting placed in Kotak Mahindra