Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management ranked among the TOP 25 in the Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovations Achievements (ARIIA) 2020, and notably the TOP 3 in the State of Karnataka as per the E-released report by the Ministry of Education on 18th Aug' 2020.

Sahyadri is listed in 'Band A' Institution in category of 'Private or Self-Financed College'. ARIIA has focused on 6 main Indicators Ministry of Education, Govt. of India has initiated 'Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA)' to systematically rank education institutions and universities primarily on innovation related indicators. ARIIA considers all major indicators which are commonly used globally to rank most innovative education institutions / universities in the world.