Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication [SIMC] Pune

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Read Student Reviews of Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication [SIMC] Pune Academics & Faculty

Vishnu Vardhan Communication Management, batch of 2016
03 Jun 2015 Rating :
ACADEMICS & FACULTY: SIMC offers courses covering the entire spectrum of the media industry. Each course has been designedwith the kind of attention to detail and rigour the industry expects of our students and our students expect of us. Recognizing the fact that industry expectations can best be gauged by industry,we have had industry professionals consult with our panel of resident faculty and academicians,to help design the curriculum. Here courses are dynamic and revise every year to align with current trends.SIMC believe in iteration as a means to design and deliver courses, that are relevant to the media and communication landscape.
Shubhada BMS, batch of 2017
13 Mar 2015 Rating :
ACADEMICS & FACULTY: Symbiosis Institute Of Media and Communication (UG) is one of the foremost institutions for budding media professionals. the college offers students to choose from from 4 specializations: film and television, journalism,advertising and public relations. the college provides wholesome exposure to the media industry. through interactions with alumni and veterans of the industry. the course is also extremely comprehensive with subjects ranging from world history, psychology, sociology, communication theories and many more inspired from the field of humanities. in it's quest to make competitive media professionals, the college also conducts class tests and self study tests every alternate mondays and challenging assignments every alternate sundays. the college, which might seem like a tough place but it sure has its perks, as there are 3 field trips and 1 study tour every semester.          
Vrinda MBA (Communication Management), batch of 2016
04 Jan 2015 Rating :
ACADEMICS & FACULTY:
  • SIMC offers two degrees namely MBA in Communication Management, with specialization in Media Management, Public Relations and Brand Communications and MA(Mass Communication) with specialization in Audio-Visual and Journalism.
  • It has a well planned academic schedule with classes properly spread over the week. The classes are taken by both, in-house faculty and industry professionals.
  • Students are given the opportunity to work on live industry projects, which helps them apply classroom learnings to practical, real life situations.
  • Assignments are given frequently, in interesting formats and internal tests take place once in a month.
  • The modules are designed in a way which gives one a 360-degree view of the industry and the course does not restrict one to his/her specialization, common modules and assignments enhance the experience of a student and add to his/her take away from the same.
  • The lectures are taken by experienced educators who have been a part of the media and management industry, their experience multiplies the quality of the content being taught.
  • The classrooms are technologically sound and the lectures are aided with audiovisuals, sound clippings etc wherever required.
  • Apart from being highly knowledgeable and experienced, the faculty is cooperative and accommodating. They are helpful and prompt in solving problems and answering queries.
  • SIMC provides each of its students a healthy atmosphere to explore his/her talents, learn and grow, along with the others.

Read Student Reviews of Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication [SIMC] Pune International Exposure

Dyuti MBA- CM, batch of 2016
21 Jan 2015 Rating :
FOREIGN EXCHANGE & INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE:
  • There isn\'t much foreign exposure present at Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication.
  • The Very less foreign exchange is available to the students.
  • Only English and Hindi commonly used language on the campus.
  • I don\'t know about the budget on a foreign exchange program.
Shubham MBA (CM), batch of 2016
19 Jan 2015 Rating :
FOREIGN EXCHANGE & INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE:
  • The international exposure provided by Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication is top-class.
  • Being affiliated to Symbiosis International University, it is exposed to many global events and programs within the campus which are of great help to the students in understanding different cultures across the world and live together in cooperation and peace.
Ruchika MBA, batch of 2016
04 Jan 2015 Rating :
FOREIGN EXCHANGE & INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE:
  • Being an international university, every year Symbiosis welcomes students from all over the world.
  • There is an amalgamation of different cultures and languages under the same roof, literally.
  • The International Students\' Cell of Symbiosis International University (SIU) takes care of admission process for International Students for admission to the Institutes under SIU.

Read Student Reviews of Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication [SIMC] Pune Fees and Scholarship

Abhishek MBA- CM, batch of 2016
16 Jan 2015 Rating :
FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP:
  • The topper of SNAP exam for each course avails the scholarship at Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication.
  • There are conditions that apply to receive the scholarship amount and only half of the tuition fees is paid. Rest we only have to take care of either by self-financing or loan from a bank.
Ruchika MBA, batch of 2016
04 Jan 2015 Rating :
FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP:
  • To encourage deserving students and reward academic excellence, scholarships/freeship/awards are offered to deserving students of the University by the Symbiosis Society Foundation.
  • Merit Scholarship in the first semester of P.G. program will be awarded to toppers of SNAP who join Symbiosis Institutes.
  • The cut-off for SNAP score (top score) for applying for scholarship every year will be at 0.1% of the appeared number of candidates for the test.
  • The banks listed below offer educational loans to SIU Students at a concessional rate of interest- •Central Bank of India •Bank of Baroda •Indian Bank •Bank of India •Syndicate Bank.
Nikita MBA (Communication Management), batch of 2016
04 Jan 2015 Rating :
FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP:
  • The topper of the SNAP entrance exam for each course that the Symbiosis International University offers is given the opportunity to avail scholarship.
  • The college is then liable to pay half the amount of the total academic fees which is approximately equal to Rs. 3,50,000 with applied conditions.
  • The college pays Rs. 1,75,000 immediately after the score card is issued. The rest of the amount is divided into 4.
  • The student can claim one-fourth of the remaining amount that is Rs. 43,750 after each semester provided he/she has managed to secure a GPA of 3.0 and above.
  • Besides, if you are looking for a loan, the procedure would not take you additional efforts as the college is accredited an \'A\' grade by NAAC. With the fulfillment of the basic education loan formalities, one can have his/her loan sanctioned.

Read Student Reviews of Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication [SIMC] Pune Placements & Internships

Vishnu Vardhan Communication Management, batch of 2016
03 Jun 2015 Rating :
PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK: Gearing young trainees towards being ready for the corporate world is a process.Understanding this, we introduce our students as post-graduate trainees to the corporate world in phases. The first touch point is a Social Responsibility Project, after the first semsester,where young trainees learn to apply process of understanding client requirements and applying their skill,while imbibing a social consciousness. The second phase is the Summer Internship Programme,where trainees are exposed to the media and communication industry as per their chosen area of specialization.We make sure that we help our students explore their interests and find their niche. This process culminates in the final placement where we plug industry needs with the right set of skills.
Vrinda MBA (Communication Management), batch of 2016
04 Jan 2015 Rating :
PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK:
  • Students at SIMC get to work with the best companies in the industry according to their respective specializations.
  • The recruiters include top Advertising agencies, PR houses/agencies, Media houses/agencies, Research Agencies and Events/Activation agencies etc.
  • The students are recruited by Leo Burnett, O&M, Neilsen, Edelman, Madison PR, Dentsu, Encompass etc.
  • A strong alumni base further elevates SIMC\'s healthy relations with the industry through a creative and a strategic lot of students.
Nikita MBA (Communication Management), batch of 2016
04 Jan 2015 Rating :
PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK:
  • The jobs/internship opportunities at SIMC have been ascending over the years.
  • We have top companies like Edelman, Madison PR, MSL for the PR specialization, Leo Burnett, O&M, Isobar for the brand communication specialization and Group M, Media ant for the Media management specialization.
  • We also have companies like the Aditya Birla Group and National Instruments that recruit across all specializations.

Read Student Reviews of Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication [SIMC] Pune College Infrastructure

Shubhada BMS, batch of 2017
13 Mar 2015 Rating :
INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION: girl students can find accommodation in the girls hostel, 1.5 kms away from the college. hostel is wifi enabled, with double and triple sharing rooms, 4 meals a day in adequate intervals, common room for television. there is no hostel facility for male students but a number of affordable PG's are available in the vicinity. the classrooms have the latest projectors with the latest sound system.          
Vrinda MBA (Communication Management), batch of 2016
04 Jan 2015 Rating :
INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION:
  • Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication (SIMC) Pune is located at Lavale, Pune which is a beautiful, pollution free location.
  • The classrooms are equipped with desktops, projectors, Wi-fi, audio and video systems etc to enhance learning.
  • Some of the facilities offered include well-equipped computer labs, library, canteens, Dining hall, Recreational area, football ground, basketball, squash and badminton courts, swimming pool etc.
Nikita MBA (Communication Management), batch of 2016
04 Jan 2015 Rating :
INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION:
  • SIMC stands among one of the top 10 educational institutes in India for its infrastructure.
  • It is located on a hill at Laval and is a magnificent place for any individual to live in.
  • The college infrastructure is also well maintained with the provision of air-conditioned classrooms, library, computer laboratory, Media lab, an auditorium, conference hall and convention hall.
  • The students are also given the privileges of making use of the Recreation hall (multi-purpose hall), swimming pool, gymnasium, table tennis court, pool table, squash court, basketball court, badminton court and the aerobics hall.

Read Student Reviews of Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication [SIMC] Pune Hostels & Food

Shubham MBA (CM), batch of 2016
19 Jan 2015 Rating :
HOSTELS & FOOD:
  • The housing options available at Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication are beyond par in quality and choice.
  • Students have the option of choosing from 2, 3 or 4-sharing rooms among the two hostels built by the SIU.
  • The facilities available to the students are top-notch and excellent which greatly help in leading healthy lifestyles and also assist in making the campus life highly productive and rigorous.
Ruchika MBA, batch of 2016
04 Jan 2015 Rating :
HOSTELS & FOOD:
  • Rooms are practically fully- furnished two and three seated rooms with attached bathrooms in Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune (SIBM Pune).
  • Apart from the stimulating view, residents of the hostel enjoy conveniences like hot water, morning tea and a common area with a television.
  • You get nutritious and tasty breakfast, lunch and dinner with snacks and tea in the evening.
Nikita MBA (Communication Management), batch of 2016
04 Jan 2015 Rating :
HOSTELS & FOOD:
  • It is mandatory for every student to live on the campus of SIMC.
  • The hostel and food at SIMC can be considered to be more than average.
  • The hostels are clean and we have people to assist us with the cleaning until 4 PM each day. The rooms are spacious.
  • There are twin sharing and triple sharing rooms for the girls. The guy\'s hostel along with the twin and triple sharing has the 4 sharing and dormitory option available.
  • There is laundry service (pay and use) Mess food, with no doubt is good but, everything gets boring when repeated for more than a year and there will be times you would wish to step out for something more delicious.

Read Student Reviews of Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication [SIMC] Pune Societies & Associations

Shubhada BMS, batch of 2017
13 Mar 2015 Rating :
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS: there are a number of clubs like the theatre, dance,rotary, literary, journalism, audio visual clubs which attract students wishing to pursue these streams. sports played in the campus are cricket, basketball, football, table tennis and volleyball and there are intra batch matches held every year.       
Vrinda MBA (Communication Management), batch of 2016
04 Jan 2015 Rating :
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS:
  • SIMC has various Cells, Circles, and Clubs which offer great learning and recreational opportunities.
  • The Cells are academic, alumni relations, Industry relations, Branding etc. The circles are for a recreational purpose and include dance, music, films, photography etc.
  • The clubs are semi-academic in nature and are aimed at equipping the students with better knowledge of their fields through meetings, activities, and competitions etc.
  • A lot of weight is given to sports, the campus holding numerous competitions and tournaments.
  • There are Badminton, basketball and squash courts, a football ground, a swimming pool, and also indoor games like pool, table tennis, and chess.
Nikita MBA (Communication Management), batch of 2016
04 Jan 2015 Rating :
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS:
  • There are a number of cells, clubs and circles in SIMC one can enroll himself/herself in based on their interest.
  • However, it is compulsory for every student to be a part of only 1 cell, one or more clubs, and circles.
  • The following are the running cells, clubs, and circles. Cells: Placement, Corporate Interface Team, Alumni Relations Cell, Projects, Online branding, Logistic, and Creative. Clubs: Ad club, MM club, PR club, Digital club, Research club and more Circles: Photography, dance, music, drama and more.

Read Student Reviews of Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication [SIMC] Pune Social Atmosphere

Shubhada BMS, batch of 2017
13 Mar 2015 Rating :
SOCIAL ATMOSPHERE: students come from various states and countries and there is no segregation on terms of caste,creed,religion,sexual orientation and race. student parties are strictly prohibited inside campus and hostel and you may carry out parties in a PG at your own risk. alcohol is strictly prohibited, and if found breaking college rules, can lead to severe consequences. there are no bars and pubs in the immediate vicinity of the college. dutta mandir chowk, houses a number of eateries and restaurants.      
Vrinda MBA (Communication Management), batch of 2016
04 Jan 2015 Rating :
SOCIAL ATMOSPHERE:
  • Being a media college, the students come from diverse backgrounds to a very healthy atmosphere.
  • The individuality of each one of them is respected and they get proper space to learn and grow. There is zero tolerance against ragging and very strict action is taken towards anybody caught indulging in it.
  • There are small shops and eateries located at Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication (SIMC) Pune campus to provide for the basic needs of students.
  • Apart from that restaurants and coffee shops are located at a small distance from the campus.
  • The environment at SIMC is very warm, friendly and encouraging which ensures the students are comfortable and are able to perform, keep up with the competition in the industry.
Nikita MBA (Communication Management), batch of 2016
04 Jan 2015 Rating :
SOCIAL ATMOSPHERE:
  • Everyone has their own life to look after. One would not be facing any kind of social issues while on campus.
  • Each one gets to live the kind of life they wish to (there are disciplinary rules of course).
  • The campus houses all its students for 2 years which gives everyone a more or less family feeling by the end. The student crowd is friendly.
  • Besides, we have extremely understanding and empathizing faculty who are more than happy to listen and help.