SIMS Pune: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Parvathy Krishnakumar Parvathy Krishnakumar | Mar 27, 2023
Parvathy Krishnakumar
Parvathy Krishnakumar

Updated on - Mar 27, 2023

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, [SIMS] Pune was established in the year 1993 under the prestigious Symbiosis International University. It is one of a kind MBA institute with a successful story of Public-Private Partnership (PPP). It is ranked among India’s best b-schools. The institute offers three management courses namely regular MBA, MBA (executive) and MDP. CSR-GHRDC has ranked it as the best b-school for MBA (executive). The institute is accredited with the Centre for Corporate Governance of the National Foundation of Corporate Governance.

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SIMS Pune Highlights

SIMS Pune is one of the best private universities in India. Its courses are recognised by Universities Grant Commission and it is ISO certified. The major highlights of the institute have been tabulated below:

SIMS Pune Highlights
Year of Establishment 1993
Type of Institute Private
Approvals AICTE
Affiliation Symbiosis International University, Pune
Accreditations Centre for Corporate Governance, NAAC ‘A’ Grade
Recognitions UGC
Certification ISO 9001:2015
Courses Offered MBA, PGDM, MDP
Infrastructure Facilities Auditorium, Gym, Swimming Pool, Pets at Campus, Hostel, Computer Lab
Rankings Best B-school for MBA (Executive) in India by CSR-GHRDC

Why Choose SIMS Pune?

SIMS Pune is one of the only three institutes in entire Western India to be ISO certified. It has been accredited with Grade A status by NAAC. It has been repeatedly recognised as the best institute to pursue an executive MBA by various organisations. The institute has been awarded for its placement drives as well in which big MNCs like Deloitte, TCS and Infosys participate. It hosts 8 terminals of the Bloomberg Professional Services which provides real-time data and historical financial information on individual equities, stock market Indices, Fixed Income securities and more to the students.

SIMS Pune Rankings

The institute has been widely recognised for its courses, placement assistance, faculty and infrastructure facilities. The latest Symbiosis Institute Of Management Studies Pune rankings are given below:

  • Among the top 800-1000 universities in the world via the Time Higher Education World University Rankings 2022
  • 1st in B-schools in India for MBA (executive) by CSR-GHRDC in 2021
  • 2nd in top leading B-schools in India of Super Excellence by CSR-GHRDC in 2021
  • 3rd best private institute in Maharashtra by CSR-GHRDC in 2021
  • 12th for placement, USP, social responsibility, networking and industry interface in India by CSR-GHRDC in 2021
  • 12th for faculty, publication, research, consultancy, MDP and other programmes in India by CSR-GHRDC in 2021
  • 9th overall in India
  • 25th in B-School ranking by Economic Times in October 2017
  • 10th in the top 25 West Zone colleges by “The Week” in 2014

SIMS Pune Courses

The institute offers top-class management courses which have been recognised by organisations all over India. The information has been tabulated below:

Courses Specialisations
MBA (Full Time) Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management, Operations and SCM
MBA (Executive) Marketing, Finance, IT and Analytics, Human Resource Management, Operations and SCM 

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SIMS Pune Admission

SIMS Pune follows a structural procedure for admission into its various courses. The candidates first need to register themselves for their interested course on the institute’s website and pay the required fees. The MBA aspirants need to register for SIMS Pune’s entrance examination as well. The shortlisted candidates will go through group discussions and personal interview rounds.

SIMS Pune Eligibility Criteria

The institute has issued certain eligibility criteria for its offering which has been mentioned below:

SIMS Pune MBA Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have passed their graduation from any recognised University / Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade.
  • Final year candidates can apply subject to terms that they will fulfil the above condition.

SIMS Pune MBA (Executive) Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree from any statutory university or any other recognized foreign university with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • Candidates must have earned at least two years of work experience after graduation.

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SIMS Pune Cut Off

The Symbiosis University conducts Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) for admission in its MBA program. The examination checks the candidate’s verbal ability, quantitative ability, current affairs and analytical and logical ability. The expected cut off this year for SIMS Pune is 77%. It is a major deciding factor in the final selection with 50% weightage.

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SIMS Pune Placements

The Placement Cell brings many job opportunities of positions in blue-chip companies and many national and multinational corporations. Companies are also invited during the summer internships period. The recent placement drive was very successful with 90% of students getting placed at big companies and the highest offer going up to 24 LPA. The top recruiters are as follows:

Morgan Stanley Deloitte Accenture
HDFC Life Axis Bank ICICI Bank
KPMG Quodeck TresVista

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SIMS Pune Infrastructure Facilities

The institute offers several rare facilities to the students to make them feel comfortable on the campus. Separate hostel facilities are available for boys and girls. The 24-hour Bloomberg terminal provides access to various data and information about Fixed Income securities, Currencies, Commodities and futures for both International and Domestic markets. An annual health check-up is conducted to ensure the best health of students. The campus allows pets at the campus to ensure a lively environment. Other facilities available include a swimming pool, sports facilities, a gym, auditoriums, a well-maintained library and tech equipped computer labs. 

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SIMS Pune Scholarships

The institute aids its deserving students financially via various scholarships. The scholarships are provided in association with many companies and organisations. These include the CFA scholarship, JP Morgan scholarship, SPSSSIMS and more. All of them are introduced with a different scope and amount. To avail of a scholarship, students need to fulfil their respective eligibility criteria.

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SIMS Pune Highlights

Institution Type Private
Total Faculty 15
Recognised by UGC

SIMS Pune Rankings

Publisher Ranking Stream
25 MBA

SIMS Pune Courses & Fees 2023

Course Avg. Fees Duration
MBA ₹8,44,000 2 Years
BMS ₹5,30,000 1 Year
BBS ₹5,30,000 1 Year

SIMS Pune Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by SIMS Pune

MBA [Master of Business Administration]

Full Time On Campus

Exams Accepted: SNAP

₹ 8,44,000 (2 Years)

₹ 5,30,000 (1 Year)

₹ 5,30,000 (1 Year)

Exams Accepted by SIMS Pune

SIMS Pune Reviews

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Based on 38 Verified Reviews

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Anitha G | , batch of 2019

Reviewed on Nov 04, 2019

  • 1.8
  • Fees 3.5
  • Academics 1
  • Infrastructure 1.5
  • Campus 1.5

Entrance Exams & Admissions : eligibility criteria for life sciences is after entrance exam shortlisted candidates called for the admission. I have given the symbiosis entrance exam [SET EXAM].

Prachi Sonje | , batch of 2021

Reviewed on May 21, 2019

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Symbiosis is a private university so they have their own entrance and pg from symbiosis is consider as international.

Shruti Porwal | , batch of 2019

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2019

  • 2.9
  • Placements 2.5
  • Fees 3
  • Academics 3
  • Infrastructure 3
  • Campus 3

Entrance Exams & Admissions : There should be 12 pass with more than 50%. Selection of a student is on merit-based.

Manoj Marmat | , batch of 2018

Reviewed on May 29, 2018

  • 2.8
  • Placements 2.5
  • Fees 2.5
  • Academics 2.5
  • Infrastructure 3
  • Campus 3.5

Entrance Exams & Admissions : College give the admission base on 12th merit base list and eligible entrance exam cutoffs our college must be upto 80% in board.

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