Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning (SSSIHL) deemed to be University, is a unique institution that is a pioneer in providing Educare - a system of education that blends secular knowledge with spiritual knowledge. It was founded by Sri Sathya Sai Baba in 1981. The institute has been approved by UGC and AICTE. The NAAC Accreditation for the university is A++. Apart from the campus for women in Anantapur, there are three more campuses for men. The institute offers courses under both UG and PG domain.

The university has a merit based admission policy irrespective of income and religion. It offers free education to all its students. The Alumni of the university participate in various service activities in the field of Integral Education, Medicine, Village Upliftment (Grama Seva) and other areas.

SSSIHL Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1981 | Private
Location Ananthapur, Andhra Pradesh
Approved By UGC & AICTE
Courses Offered UG, PG and Professional Courses
Popular Courses B.Sc, M.Sc, MBA
Application Mode Online & Offline
Admission Criteria Merit Based
Facilities Available Library, Computer Lab, Hostels and Sports Complex
Official Website

SSSIHL Rankings

  • Ranked 75th in 2020 NIRF Universities.
  • Ranked 101 for Overall By NIRF 2019.
  • Ranked 126 for Management by Outlook 2020.

SSSIHL Courses 

The college offers various courses for women candidates to choose from such as BA, B.S, MBA, MA, etc.

Course Specializations Duration Eligibility Criteria
BA General 3 years   Candidates must have completed their 10+2 in Science stream with a minimum 50% in total.
B.Sc. Food and Nutritional Sciences
Mathematics (Hons.)
Biosciences (Hons.)
Physics (Hons.)
Chemistry (Hons.)
B.Com General
M.Sc. Mathematics 2 years   Candidates must have completed their 10+2+3 with a minimum 50% in their respective subject.  
Food Science and Nutrition
Computer Science
MA English language and Literature
MBA General  
B.Ed - 2 years Graduation

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SSSIHL Admission

The institute provides admissions for the undergraduate, postgraduate and professional programs through online as well as offline mode. Candidates who are eligible for their respective courses can follow the procedure given below.

All the candidates are selected on the basis of marks scored by them in the written entrance exam. The students who clear the exam are then interviewed by the committee.

The final list of candidates provisionally selected for entry into SSSIHL will be published on the university’s website.

How to Apply?

  • The admission form is released on the official website of the university or the candidates can get the paper application form posted to them if they wish to apply offline.
  • Candidates have to fill this application form with valid details.
  • Necessary documents should be submitted along with the form.
  • Pay the application fee.  If you have chosen to pay online, kindly print and attach a copy of the electronic receipt. Otherwise, kindly send an Indian Postal Order (IPO) or Demand Draft (DD) for INR 100 per application. The Bank draft should be drawn in favour of Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, payable at SBI, Prasanthi Nilayam/Puttaparthi.
  • Submit the application form on or before the stipulated time.

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SSSIHL Placement

The institute provides placements for the post graduate students and not for the graduate students. Many companies such as Amazon, Scope International, HDFC Bank, Alcatel Lucent, etc visit the University for Campus Placements of the students. . A median salary for these students range from 2L-6L per annum.

However, the Alumni group helps students for placements. These groups also conduct training sessions for the students to get better job opportunities.

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SSSIHL Scholarships

The institute does not provide any scholarship for the students but as a nonprofit organization provides free education. It does not charge any tuition fees or exam fees for the students. It offers free education for all the students. But students have to pay for their residential facility as well as for their mess facility. And even if candidates wish to seek scholarship can apply for the government scholarships. Students are provided with different governmental scholarships.

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SSSIHL Facilities

The University provides the best required facilities for the students as well as for the staff. Some of them are as follows.

  • Hostel: The University provides well maintained hostels within the campus. The hostels have their own mess for the students. Students pursuing education in this institute have to stay in hostel compulsory.
  • Computer Lab: The modern Computer Centre at the campuses is equipped with 492 computers for use by the students. As a result, the student to computer ratio of the University now stands at 2.5:1. Wi-Fi and broadband connectivity ties the whole campus together.
  • Library: Every department of the university has a well equipped and well maintained library with journals, e-books for research and for the study of students.
  • Workstations: The institute has well maintained and equipped 80 workstations including different departments of technical studies. Students are trained with practical knowledge for better understanding.
  • Sports: The institute provides varieties of sports for physical education such as Tennis Court, Cricket Stadium and also provides indoor games such as table tennis, carom, etc

Apart from these, the institute has spacious and peaceful surroundings. It has different prayer halls for meditation and prayers and also has an Auditorium which can accommodate over 900 people for different events in university.

SSSIHL Faculty

The institute has well qualified and experienced faculty for the students. There are three academic faculties and ten departments at Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning. Each faculty has a full-time Dean and all departments have a full-time Head and the institute has 50+ teaching staff for the students. The Chancellor of the Institute is Sri.K. Chakravarthi and the Vice Chancellor is Prof. (Dr). C.V Sanjeev. Some other heads are:

  • Faculty of Management and Commerce.

Dean and Head of Department: Dr. U. Suma. (M.Com, M.Ed., Ph.D.)

  • Faculty of Science.

Dean: Prof. G. Nageswara rao. (M.Sc., Ph.D.)

  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Science.

Dean: Prof. R. Prabhakara rao.

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Ques. Can boys take admission in SSSIHL, Ananthapur Campus?

Ans. No, this campus is only for girls and the boys can take admission in other three campuses of the institute which are:

  • Prasanthi Nilayam Campus, at Puttaparthi, Andhra Pradesh
  • Brindavan Campus, at Whitefield, Bangalore, Karnataka
  • Muddenahalli Campus at Muddenahalli, near Chikkaballapur, Karnataka.

Ques. Can overseas Students apply?

Ans. Yes. All overseas applicants are welcome to apply as long as they meet the individual eligibility criteria for each programme.

Ques. What are the documents required during the pre-admission process?

Ans. The documents required are all the academic qualification certificates such as marksheets of Class X, XII and graduation marksheets and scanned photographs with signature. 

Ques. What is the maximum age for M.A. Program?

Ans. The maximum age for admission to M.A. programme is 23 Years.

Ques. What are the other colleges in comparison with SSSIHL?

Ans. Other colleges in comparison with this college are Karnataka State Open University Mysore or Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam University Directorate of Distance Education, Pondicherry or Dayananda Sagar University Bangalore and many more.