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Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, [SIMS] Pune

About Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, [SIMS] Pune

SIMS is a premier Management Institute listed amongst the top B Schools in India. SIMS is a part of the prestigious Symbiosis International University and is the only MBA institute of its kind in India and a glorious example of Public-Private Partnership between Symbiosis and the Government of India. This typical blend of the Government of India and civilians takes out the best in both and ensures holistic development. 

SIMS Pune Admission is offered as a postgraduate and postgraduate diploma. Students can opt for full-time and executive programs. People who are interested to join the course at the college can download the application and duly fill out the application and submit the application form to the corresponding department. 

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies has good infrastructure facilities all-around the college. The surroundings around the college will make the students feel a positive vibe, which can enhance the performance of the students in academics. The lush greenery around the college will also ensure a peaceful and serene atmosphere.

SIMS College also has good placements for students on the campus. SIMS Pune has a separate training and placement department to train students for aptitude, group discussion, and personal interviews. Several national and multinational companies conduct the recruiting process every year. 

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Symbiosis Institute of Management Highlights:

All Symbiosis institutions are normally need-based. These are run on and stick to the best moral practices. The Faculty is selected wholly on merits and without considerations of caste, creed, religion, or region. One of the unique institutions established by Symbiosis is SIMS. Some of the highlights of the college are shown below:

Type of University


Year of Establishment



Centre for Corporate Governance of the National Foundation of Corporate Governance


ISO 9001:2015

SIMS Placements

210 students placed in 2017

Infrastructure Facilities

Hostel, Wi-Fi, Vehicle Parking, Mess Facilities, Cafeteria

SIMS Address

Range Hills Road, Khadki, Pune - 411020

SIMS Courses

Postgraduate, Diploma

SIMS Pune Fees 

SIMS Contact Number

020 - 25593250

Email Id

 [email protected]


Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies Courses:

The students can opt for their specializations by the end of the first semester. But marks obtained also play a part in the specialization selection process. Students need to keep in mind that the performances of academics play a key role in opting for the desired specialization. Following are some of the courses:

 Discipline Course  Specialization 
 Management  MBA (Full Time Programs)   Finance 
Human Resources 
 International Business & Information Systems
 PGADM (Full Time Programs) Real Estate & Construction Management 
MBA (Executive Program)  Finance
  Human Resources 
 MDP (Executive)
 PGCP(Executive) Design Thinking & Innovation 

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies Departments:

SIMS Pune has a good number of faculty members to look after in all the departments. The number of faculty members will improve the accuracy and quality of the education provided to students. The different aspects of different professors will improve the knowledge of students, which will ensure the quality of the students as well. The following are the departments in the college:

  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Operations
  • Management

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies Facilities:

SIMS Pune facilities are excellent to cater to the students. The college believes that the serene environment will ensure the better performance of the students in academics. The lush green surroundings will also ensure the better health and hygienic state of every student in the college. The below-mentioned are some of the facilities that the college is offering:

  • Hostel
  • Computer Lab
  • Library
  • Bloomberg
  • Annual Health Checkup
  • Sports
  • Gym
  • Auditorium
  • Swimming Pool

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies Placements:

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies Placements starts in November/December and time slots are designated for organizations to conduct their recruitment process based upon their previous relationships with the institute and the choices of the students. Head Placements, SIMS coordinates the schedule.

ICICI Prudential  Deutsche Bank  DCB Bank 
 Ford Motors  EY Honeywell 
Deloitte  Wipro  Infosys 
Tata AIG  Tata AIA  ICICI Bank  
HDFC Life  GEP  Reliance Jio 
Reliance Retail  Bata  Michael Page 
Google  McDonald's  MAQ Software 
Neilsen  Morgan Stanley  OYO 
FinIQ  Indiabulls  Digit 
HDFC Bank   Sify Symantec 
eClery  Oberoi Reality  Piramal Realty 
SBI Life Insurance  VLCC  Reliance Trends 
Makemytrip KPMG  Lear Corporation 
Axis Bank  Cognizant  Credit Suisse 

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies Fee Details:

The course fee for different courses is different and especially in the PGDM, the course fee varies as mentioned below. Students need to check the fee details of the particular course. The fee structure for the major courses is mentioned below:

  • The course fee for MBA at SIMS Pune is INR 374,000 per annum.
  • The course fee for PGDM ranges from INR 130,000 per annum to 530,000 per annum.
  • MBA [Executive] fee is INR 185,000 per annum.

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies Awards & Rankings:

SIMS Pune has achieved some excellent awards and rankings in recent times. Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies has always strived for excellence in all areas and also gave enough encouragement for students to pursue the chase and the result for that encouragement is the following awards and rankings:

  • SIMS was ranked 3rd under the category “Top B-Schools by Sector” for its MBA Executive in 2017.
  • It has been ranked 25 by Economic Times, B-School ranking in October 2017.
  • SIMS is ranked 14 by CSR-GHRDC B-School Survey 2016.
  • SIMS has been listed amongst the best B Schools in India in the 30th position in a survey.
  • SIMS is ranked 6th under the category “Top Private B-Schools by State” in 2015.
  • SIU is ranked 3rd in the Top Non-Government Multi-Disciplinary Universities in India.
  • SIMS is ranked as 10th in the Top 25 West Zone colleges by “The Week” in 2014.
  • The Business Standard B-school survey 2014 ranked SIMS in the A2 series.
  • Business India 2014 survey ranked SIMS in the A++ series.
  • SIMS was ranked 33 by Times B School survey.
  • Ranked 13th by Competition Success Review and top emerging B-School of Super excellence
  • Economic Times B Schools – Corporate Dossier ranked SIMS “25th Best B- School of the NIFTY FIFTY”.
  • SIMS is ranked 1st in the Top Emerging B-School of Super Excellence by the “CSR-GHRDC” B-School survey in 2013.
  • SIMS is ranked in the top 10 B-Schools for producing Entrepreneurs.
  • SIMS was rated as A++ by “Business India” in its Best B-Schools Survey, 2013.
  • SIMS was ranked the 25th B-School in India by “The Week” in 2013.

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies FAQs:

  1. Are exchange programs available at SIMS Pune?
    - Yes, the exchange program is available for students. The college has tie-ups with many foreign universities all around the world.
  2. Is the first semester common for all semesters?
    - Yes, the first semester is common for all students irrespective of the specialization they had chosen.
  3. Are there any room facilities available for parents to stay at the college?
    - Yes, the guest houses are available for parents to stay at the college.

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Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, [SIMS] Pune Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies Eligibility Criteria:

Students need to apply for the SNAP test online and get the SNAP ID to write the test and later on, the results will be declared that who got the admission in the college. Eligibility is different for a different course so students need to check the eligibility criteria to meet the requirements of the admission. Mock test helps to prepare well for SNAP and to meet the requirements for admission. The following are the eligibility criteria for different courses:

Course Eligibility
  • Candidate should have completed graduation with 50% and should have 4 years of experience
  • Candidate should have Bachelor’s Degree with 50% marks and Three Years of Work Experience after graduation
  • Candidates should pass the 10th with 50% aggregate.

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies Admissions:

SIMS Pune admissions are done on the basis of merit list. Candidates have to fill out the application form online on the college website. Usually, the exams get started in December and the results of it are announced in February and the admissions process will go on until March.

Courses and Fees Structure of Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, [SIMS] Pune

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Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, [SIMS] Pune Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Executive MBA  2 year(s) 6 month(s), Full Time Rs. 3.96 Lakh
Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management [EX-PGDM]  1 year(s) 3 month(s), Full Time Rs. 5.30 Lakh
Management Development Programme [MDP]  1 year(s), Full Time
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 9 Lakh

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Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 37 Student's Reviews 7.3/10  
Overall Rating
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Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 25/37 students

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, [SIMS] Pune Ranking

MBA Ranking
Publication Name Rank
Economic Times 25

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is approved by UGC, AICTE; affiliated to Symbiosis International University - [SIU], Pune.

Hostel Details

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies Hostel Details:

SIMS Pune Facilities are well and truly good for the students to get their daily routines done without any interruption of services. The college management has done a very good job by providing an uninterrupted amount of services all the time to students. Following are some of the facilities that the hostel is offering to students:

  • Well-equipped Hostel rooms are available with the attached toilets.
  • There is a separate hostel for boys and girls with all the amenities.
  • 2,3,4 Students sharing is also available for students. 
  • Guest House is available for parents to stay at the college premises.
  • Wifi facilities are available in all rooms.


Computer labs

Contact Details and Location

Address : Range Hills Road, Khadki, Pune, Maharashtra - 411020, India
Website :

Student Reviews

Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2019
  • The quality of teaching is good at Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies.
  • Overall experience is good at Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies.

  • Life at Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies is awesome.
  • Many festivals are celebrated in this college.

Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2018
  • Quite a disciplined routine, get ready at 8:00am, and attend classes. 90% attendance is a must. 
  • Education quality is quiet good.
  • Having a wonderful experience.

  • There are various clubs, cells like, events, marketing, finance, operations and etc, you need not to worry about extra curricular, because its in blood of SIMS.
  • Festivals are celebrated in a full mood.

Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2017
  • Academic experience embarks with our self learning and our college provides equal weight to class room learning as well. Schedule is comparatively comfortable where every student gets an opportunity to pursue other interests. The best part of the academia is the chance to chose our specializations way before, which gives an immediate exposure to the respective domain.
  • Methodology of teaching includes structural presentations and regular assignments. Visiting faculty are proficient in their respective fields, the only drawback being fewer number of full time faculties.

Discussion Forum




Hi Shubham!

The admission procedure for MBA in Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, [SIMS] Pune is as follows :

  • Eligibility criteria :
    The requisite eligibility criteria for MBA programmes at SIMS is as under:

    – A Candidate should be a graduate or a post graduate from a statutory university with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks. Students appearing in their final year degree examination can apply but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks overall at qualifying exam before August, 2015.

    – Defence category candidate should be ward of Defence Personnel as mentioned under categories.



Answer By: Getmyuni

06 May 2016



Hi Sanjay.


Application Procedure:

For seeking admission to the Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, Noida students should adopt and complete the following procedure: -

Step I:

The applicant must register online for Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) Examination, 2016. For more details please visit:

For mode of payment, please visit: Applicant shall receive the prospectus from Symbiosis International University, Pune only.

Step II:

While registering for SET, applicant has to also apply for SCMS-N in the same application form. A fee of Rs. 1000/- is to be paid for registration for SCMS-N. This is mandatory condition, without which applicant will not be considered for short-listing for the PI-WAT (Personal Interview and Writing Ability Test) process.

The payment for this can be made online by credit card along with the payment of SET registration OR by forwarding a Demand Draft in favour of Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies” payable at Noida, to the Institute OR by paying through credit card at the time of online application to the institute OR through Net Banking (account details are available on the Application form).

In case payment is made by Demand Draft, please mention your name and the SET ID number on the back of the Demand Draft and send it by speed post (EMS)/Registered AD.

Please ensure that payment of Rs. 1000/- for application for SCMS – Noida is made separately. Without this payment, application shall not be considered. The last date for payment for SCMS – Noida is 19th May, 2016.


The candidate should have passed 12th (10+2) standard examination from any government-recognized board with minimum 50% marks (45% for S.C. / S.T. students) in one attempt (No Compartment / Supplementary). Students who have appeared for their Std. XII finals and awaiting results are also eligible to apply, subject to submission of passing certificate by the notified date.

Applicants who have obtained 10+2 through Open Universities system directly without having any basic qualification are not eligible for the Course.


For the academic year 2016-17, the total intake is 150 seats.

Reservation of Seats:

Within the Sanctioned Intake:

Scheduled Caste: 15%
Scheduled Tribe: 7.5%
Differently Abled: 3%

Over & Above Sanctioned Intake:

Jammu and Kashmir Migrants: 2 Seats Per Programme
International Students: 15% (Including PIO and NRI)

Selection Procedure:

Selection is done in two phases:

  1. Candidates will be short listed on the basis of the SET score.
  2. The short listed candidates will be invited for PI-WAT (Personal Interview and Writing Ability Test) process:
    • Symbiosis International University NOIDA Campus (Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, Sector 62, Block A, 47-48, NOIDA 201301)

Final Merit list shall be drawn on the basis of SET Score and PI-WAT performance.


The criteria of short listing candidates for PI-WAT are based on multiple factors like:

  • Performance at National Level entrance tests (SET).
  • Past academic performance.
  • Work experience, if any, in terms of job content and organizations.
  • Extra-curricular activities, other interests and accomplishment

Fee Structure:

Rs. 2,00,000/- per annum + Rs.10,000/- Security Deposit

No capitation is charged for admission to any programme at any institute of Symbiosis.

All or any disputes relating to selection, cancellation of admission, refund of fees, examination, certification, disciplinary matters shall be exclusively subject to jurisdiction of Pune or Noida courts/forums only. And for the purpose of writ jurisdiction, the jurisdiction shall be exclusively with High Court of Bombay at Mumbai.

Admission Enquiries

Admission enquiries shall be entertained by the admission team of Institute on the following contact numbers:

Telephone/ EPABX: +91- 0120 – 2405067
Mobile No.: +91 9871241999
Fax: +91- 0120 - 2405066

Admission Team, Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies NOIDA

0120-2405067 and 0120-2405066
Mobile No. +91 9871241999

Email ID: [email protected]


 Graduate of any faculty of any Statutory University with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST) at graduation level
 Graduates in IT/Computer Science/Computer Application; or in engineering or with IT related experience will be preferred

 Candidates appearing for Final Year Bachelor’s Degree Examinations may apply but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST)
 All candidates applying against reservation seats must provide documentary proof as per requirements of Symbiosis International University (SIU)

Appearing for SNAP test and registering for SCIT is mandatory
Short listing criterion for Group Exercise and Personal Interaction is based only on SNAP Score. 

Answer By: Getmyuni

16 Apr 2016



Eligibility criteria :
The requisite eligibility criteria for MBA programmes at SIMS is as under:

– A Candidate should be a graduate or a post graduate from a statutory university with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks. Students appearing in their final year degree examination can apply but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks overall at qualifying exam before August, 2015.

– Defence category candidate should be ward of Defence Personnel as mentioned under categories.

For SIMS, you have to appear for the SNAP exam the details for which are given below:

Online SNAP Registration for SNAP Test 24th August, 2015 * Monday
Online Registration for SIMS commences 01st September, 2015* Tuesday
SNAP Examination 20th December, 2015* Sunday
Last date of online registration for SIMS MBA Programme 10th January, 2016, Sunday (11.59pm)
SNAP Result 11th January, 2016, Monday
List of candidates shortlisted for PIWAT 15th January, 2016, Friday
Dates of PIWAT 6th, 7th Feb 2016 (Saturday & Sunday) & 14th February, 2016, Sunday.
Merit list of selected candidates 26th February, 2016 Friday. @
Last date for payment of 1st installment 21th March, 2016 Monday
Pre-induction Programme (online) commences 28h March, 2016 Monday
Course commences 01st June, 2016 Wednesday. #

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Answer By: Getmyuni

02 May 2016

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