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Review of Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research, [SICSR] Pune

5.1 / 10

Based on 7 Student Reviews

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Sneha
Sneha
Bachelor's in Computer Applications, batch of 2019
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
6/10

There is a technical fest that is held every year called GNUnify. Various speakers from successful companies come and conduct various talks, hands-on sessions. Life outside college is what you experience at SICSR. The life is pretty good and really fun.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
6/10

There are two hostels one for boys in SB Road and one for girls just beside the college. The girls' hostels are quite spacious and the fee is INR 95,000/annum INR 55,000 mess + INR 40,000 stay).


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
4/10

The class timings are generally from 10:00 am to 7:30 pm or 5:30 pm. Some times, the minimum class timings are from 8:30 am. Maximum it can go till 8:00 pm. The method of teaching is just like any other college (PPTs, etc) Quality of teaching is average. The overall experience of our college is fair.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
6/10

For us, the course fee INR 1,50,000/annum. Scholarship and loans details are available at the college's website.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
5/10

Well, for Bachelor's degree in Computer Applications, there are a lot of companies willing to hire. Though, the salary would be less. There are various companies that hire students from our campus like Mozilla Firefox, Red Hat, Google, Cognizant, Tech Mahindra, Wipro and many others. Average salary after Bachelors degree would be INR 2,50,000/annum. Well, there are companies that come and hire but generally, students go for higher studies and hence don't join companies.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

So first, you've to apply for SET (Entrance exam for Bachelor's). Then they set a cut-off. Students who score above the cut off are short-listed for PI-WAT (Personal Interview, Written Ability Test). They call you for an interview either in Delhi or Pune. The SET score constitutes 30 %, PI-WAT constitutes 60% and 10th and 12th grade constitutes 10 %. Cut-offs differ from year to year.



Hardik
Hardik
Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA] (Computer Applications), batch of 2019
PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
5/10

Initially, you won't find the well-paid job as your just a graduate. Alumni network is quite good. Everyone knows about Symbiosis.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Eligible: More than 45% in 12th. You will have to give SET(SYMBIOSIS ENTRANCE TEST). It varies according to your PI-WAT, Personal Interview.



Suchir
Suchir
Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA] (Computer Applications), batch of 2021
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
4/10

There is only one student society and others were never formed and will not be formed. The main fest on campus is GNUNIFY.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
4/10

There are no hostels available. PGs are very expensive in the area like 20000 rupees a month. The food in college is good. Library is small


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
4/10

Class timing is very bad, from morning 8 to 5:30 in the evening. The teachers specifically saying the externals are not so good but the internals is okay.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
5/10

The course fee is INR 150000 per annum. No scholarship available as of now. Some students have applied for loans too


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
5/10

The average salary is INR 45000 per month. There is very less campus placement. The alumni network is also not so good


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

We need to give SET EXAM, the entrance exam of Symbiosis. The cutoffs are dependent on the campus areas



Prathviraj
Prathviraj
Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2016
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
1/10
  • There are several student societies in college.

INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
1/10
  • Hostel facilities are available.
  • The hostel fee is INR 10,800 including mess.
  • The infrastructure is great.

ACADEMICS & FACULTY
1/10
  • The Daily routine is morning 8:30 am to evening 5 pm.
  • The Quality and method of teaching are great.

FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
1/10
  • The course fee is INR 3,52,000 PA.
  • No scholarship options available to students.

 


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
1/10
  • Internship options are available.
  • Key companies such Godrej, Lenovo come for placements.
  • Average salary figures : INR 4,50,000 PA.

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • Eligibility criteria: Graduation average 60% Entrance exam, Interview, Writing skills.
  • Entrance examinations: Snap test.
  • Average of entrance, writting skills, interview


Aaditya
Aaditya
Bba it, batch of 2018
INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
8/10
  • College hostel is good but a bit far from college, near about 1.5km.
  • PGs options are good here. 

PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
8/10
  • I haven't done any internship yet.
  • Yes our college do offer these kind of companies.

FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
4/10
  • My college fee for my prgram is nearly Rs 1.5 lakhs per annum.
  • The students from lower middle and middle class background might need the loan.

ACADEMICS & FACULTY
10/10
  • My college daily routine is great.
  • Quality and method of teaching is also great.
  • My college experience so far is good.


Nimret
Nimret
Bachelor of Computer Applications [B.C.A.], batch of 2017
INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
2/10
  • Hostel facality is avaliable for all students.                                                                                                                  

FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
7/10
  • Fess for BCA is about INR 1.5 lakhs a year.
  • Loan is required. All banks provide loans.  
  • No scholarships are given to students.                           

ACADEMICS & FACULTY
6/10
  • Useful study materials are provided by the college along with practical implementation.
  • New innovative methods are introduced to develop the intrest of the students. 


Jaspreet
Jaspreet
Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2015
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
9/10
  • Student clubs are formed at Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research, [SICSR] Pune in academics as well as cutural activities.
  • Unify is our main cultural fest. GNUnify is a tech-fest. Chrysalis is an e-week program.
  • Life is challenging, rushy and hectic but enjoyable.

INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
7/10
  • 3 Hostels - 2 Girls and 1 Boys hostel are available at Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research, [SICSR] Pune. Hostel Fee is Rs. 1 lakh p.a.
  • PGs are available outside the college. Cost would be around Rs 25000 as rent p.m. and rest is the expenses of the student.
  • Food is ok. The cost of food is included in the Hostel Fees (Hostel + Mess). Mess fees is Rs 55000 p.a.
  • Classrooms are air-conditioned. Labs are pretty big. The library is pretty good. Dining halls are very big. Wi-Fi is okay. 

PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
7/10
  • Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research, [SICSR] Pune does have internship in the last semester - 6 months. And, the stipend is around 15K - 25K.
  • Ours is an IT institute. So, companies like - Cognizant, Capgemini, iBexy, HSBC and many more come to our college for internship and placement.
  • Average salary is - Rs 6 lakhs p.a. Highest is Rs 8 - 9 lakhs p.a. Almost 90% of the batch gets placed in good companies.
  • Alumni network is huge. We have alumni meet every year so that we make contacts and get the Business Card. 

FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
5/10
  • The course fee at Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research, [SICSR] Pune is Semester wise. The total fee is Rs 7 lakhs per annum. In the first year, we have to pay Rs 4 lakhs per annum and the remaining in the next year.
  • Scholarships are available based on the CGPA of the student. If he gets the highest GPA in a semester, then full amount of the first semester will be refunded back to him in the form of a cheque. Again, there are many more scholarships available for only girls, and at the university level too.
  • Symbiosis fees is pretty high. So, loans are very much needed. They can be easily availed from Axis Bank.

ACADEMICS & FACULTY
8/10
  • Class Timings at Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research, [SICSR] Pune are from 8 am to 6 pm. Every class will have assignment(s) as a part of class assessment.
  • Different Methods of teaching are followed depending on the nature and requirement of the subject(s) - Black board teaching, PPTs, Case Studies, Projects, Student Presentations etc.
  • Overall experience is pretty good, but sometimes, hectic. 


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