Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, [SIMS] Pune logo

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, [SIMS] Pune

7.3 / 10

Based on 37 Student Reviews

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 Admissions are 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. 

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies Quick Links:

 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

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  McDonalds  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 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 “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.

Other Trending Colleges:

Entrance Exams for Admission

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, [SIMS] Pune Entrance Exams
Exam Name Course Name
SNAP 2020
Master of Business Administration [MBA]

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies Pune 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. 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

See all Courses and Full Fee Structure
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. 3.70 Lakh
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7.48 Lakh
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.87 Lakh

Live Application Forms

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 37 Student's Reviews 7.3/10  
Overall Rating
Social Life
Rating Distribution
Needs Improvement
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

SIMS 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.

Discussion Forum

Talk to Experts
Apply Now
Choose Your Discipline
Computer Application