Promoted in 1979, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning (SSIHL), Puttaparthi offers over 1300 undergraduate, postgraduate and professional programmes under its various departments. SSSIHL provides free education to students in all programmes of study.
The Sri Sathya Sai University in Prashanthi Nilayam was the only college in India in the past to have received an "A++" rating by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning has four campuses. They are:
The Prasanthi Nilayam campus for men
The Anantapur campus for women
The Brindavan campus for men
The Muddenahalli campus for men
The Prasanthi Nilayam campus for men offers undergraduate, professional, postgraduate programmes and research programmes.
Undergraduate Programmes (Duration: 3 years)
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Economics
Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Economics
Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Biosciences (leading to a Postgraduate Programme)
Postgraduate Programmes (Duration: 2 years)
Master of Arts in Economics
Master of Science in Mathematics
Master of Science in Physics
Master of Science in Materials Science
Master of Science in Chemistry
Master of Science in Biosciences
Professional Programmes (Duration: 2 years)
Master of Business Administration
Master of Technology in Computer Science
Master of Technology in Optoelectronics & Communications
The medium of instruction at Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning (Deemed to be University) for all courses is English.
Candidates can apply online for desired courses.
Admission to the institute is primarily based on a written examination which invites only shortlisted candidates based on their academic record and eligibility. Candidates selected in the written examination are then invited for a personal interview. Qualifying both the written examination and personal interview ascertains provisional admission to the institute.
Fees – Please contact the university for details on fees.
The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) granted Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning (Deemed to be University) re-accreditation with ‘A’ Grade and a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.625 (on a scale of 4.00) as per the new accreditation procedure.
The university provides separate accommodation for boys and girls.