- The campus architecture has won ARCHIDESIGN Award for the Best Institutional / Corporate Building Design – 2007
- The Horticultural maintenance has won the Dasara Overall Rolling Shield award by the City Council successively for 3 times
- MBA Equivalence to the flagship course PGDM by AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education)
- Socially Relevant Project to collaborate with NGOs and Government Agencies for social problems
- Setting up Centers of Excellence for research in the area of Service Excellence and Ethics & Governance
- Library has been recognized as Center for Training by Board of Apprenticeship and Training, MHRD, Government of India, India.
- Highest : 97.58 ( 2010-12) 99.64 ( 2009-11)
Tie ups / MOU
- Founder Member of Association of BRICS [Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa] Business Schools (ABBS).
- International Student Exchange Programs with -
- Mays Business School, Texas A&M University, Texas.
- Global Management Institute, Shanghai University, China
- MOU with the National Stock Exchange (NSE) for launching a joint NCCMP [NSE Certified Capital Market Professional] Program
- MOU with Centennial College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada to increase international collaborations
SDMIMD is been consistently ranked among top b-school of the country. Few are:
- Competition Success Review (CSR) has ranked 11th under the Top B-schools of Excellence in India and 3rd in Karnataka
- CFore Open Survey has rated 20th among Private B-school at all India level
- Rated 21st among top 50 B-schools by Dainik Bhaskar - Lakshya
- Rated as A++ Category B-School by Business India.
- Listed consistently as one among the most preferred b-school in Southern India category, by The Week Magazine.
SDMIMD students’ achievements
- Team SDMIMD beat 176 B-Schools including IIMA, IIMB and SP Jain, Mumbai in NESTLE Marketing Case Study Competition at IIMA fest.
- Team SDMIMD has won 2nd place in the Association of BRICS Business Schools (ABBS) Case International Competition held in Guangzhou China.