Sivananda Sarma Memorial RV College, popularly known as SSMRV College which runs UG, PG Programmes and research centre, is affiliated to Bengaluru City University and recognised by UGC under 2(f) in 1991 and 12B in 1999. The College has been accredited by NAAC with “A” Grade in its third cycle in January 2017.

The college offers Commerce, Business Administration and Computer Applications courses under school of graduate studies and Masters in commerce under School of Post Graduate Studies

The institution has been a frontrunner in every aspect of academic pursuits such as conducting of classes, sports, extracurricular activities, guest lectures, seminars, workshops, conferences etc  The College is affiliated to Bengaluru Central University and Accredited by NAAC with A Grade.


The College focuses on the holistic development of a student by implementing a Unique model named “ 360+1 Education for Wholeness Model”.. Heading in this direction, The College has established 29 Activity Centres ranging from Sports, NSS and NCC to socially relevant activity centres like Centre for Community Services, Eco Club, Theatre Club, and Health Club among many others. Taking it a step ahead, the Colleges often invites prominent personalities from various fields like, Industry heads, Top Academicians, Political Leaders, Artists and people of high stature to enlighten the students and Faculty Members  in their respective field of Study.

The 360+1 Degree  ( the newly added +1 representing the Industrial Interface ) Education for Wholeness works on a 6 Dimensional Model which comprises of Academics, Skill Development, Extracurricular Activities, career development, Ethics and Self Governance and Psychological well being,

Academics – To excel in academics and industry, and also inculcate students in employment readiness the college has introduced various Career-oriented add-on and certificate courses as Tally, Advanced Excel, Cloud Computing, Android Development, Python Programming, Digital Marketing, Stock Market etc. Curriculum delivery is effectively done through diverse and innovative teaching pedagogy like Power point presentations, seminars, Management Games, Peer learning along with case studies, projects, role play and guest lectured by the industry experts in order to expose students to contemporary topics. With the distinctive interest in students scholastic, faculties of various departments have started academic centers as- An Exhaustive English language lab in training students’ communicational setbacks, Fine tips in finance club, learning a different approach in Marketing Club and Accounting Club.

Skill Development – To add on to mundane classroom expertise the students are boosted to get hands-on experience through teaching and corporate internships, undertaking socially relevant projects, visit to industries, institutions. And the most operating formally organized peer teaching among student group is its recipient.

Extracurricular activities – For the overall development of the pupils , multiple activity centers are established in different genres to create a new charismatic approach in students’ life such as Eco Club- simplifies ‘The Grass Is Green Where You Water It’ and MUN is a rare initiation to make students understand about human dignity and respecting it without border issues and many more like NCC, NSS , Community Services,  Rotaract Club ,Health Club, Heritage Club etc., functioning towards institutional social responsibility initiatives.

Career Development  – Training and Placement Centre of the college works on a ‘4-Dimensional Approach’ that includes Profiling, Career Counselling, Training and Placement. The Centre conducts Psychometric Test, Career Counselling, Personality Development Programs, Pre-placement training programs. The objective of this approach is to mould the students into employable, productive and skilled human resource.

Ethics and Self Governance–It’s an initiation to build Trust and Leadership in students and to teach them to earn trust and the power of ethical governance in life, Indian traditions and culture, moral code of conduct, national integration and social responsibilities.

Outcome –

The reflection of these consistent efforts were seen when the College received an A Grade during its 3rd Accreditation cycle in the Academic Year 2016-17.The College has an overall pass percentage of 92% and a consistent placement record of 96%. Students have brought laurels to the College by securing a rank and a Gold medal in the Bangalore University Examinations. There are academically brilliant students who secure 100/100 in various subjects every year. The College also featured among the Top 5 Colleges in India in two categories – Best Value for Money and Best Male Female Ratio in the India Today – MDRA Best Colleges surveys of 2017-18 and 2018-19 respectively.  From the past 3 Academic Years, The College has been a participant in the prestigious NIRF ranking conducted by MHRD to rank the Top 100 Colleges in India