SIMC Pune Placements 2023: Highest & Average Salary Package, Top Companies

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Noti Dinesh Kumar Reddy Noti Dinesh Kumar Reddy | Jan 10, 2024
Noti Dinesh Kumar Reddy
Noti Dinesh Kumar Reddy

Updated on - Jan 10, 2024

SIMC Pune placements 2023 ended on a high note, with 100% of MBA (Communication Management) and MA (MC) Journalism program students getting placed. The placement percentage of the MA (MC) Audio Visual program was 81% in 2023. The SIMC Pune highest package offered for students of the MBA (Communication Management) program in 2023 was INR 20.50 LPA. Similarly, the SIMC average package offered for MBA students was INR 8.24 LPA.

Companies from multiple sectors and domains have participated in SIMC placements 2023. Reputed companies like Amazon, CNN IBN, ESPN Cricinfo, Hindustan Times, Prime Focus Technologies, Viacom 18, Times Now, Drshti Strategic Research Services Pvt. Ltd., MSL Group, etc., are some of the SIMC Pune top recruiters.

Along with the final Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication placements, the institute also organises internship drives for students of all programs. Students of SIMC Pune have interned in companies like Beeing Social, 23 Watts Media Private Limited, Saavn Media Limited, Kommune Brand Communications Pvt. Ltd., Never Grow Up, The Invisible Paintbrush, Vedanta Ltd., etc.

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SIMC Pune Placement Highlights 2023

SIMC Pune has a placement cell that concluded the 2023 placement drive for all programs. During 2023 placements, the highest package offered for students of the MA (MC) Journalism and MA (MC) Audio Visual programs were INR 6.00 LPA and INR 7.10 LPA, respectively. The SIMC Pune average package offered for those programs was INR 4.57 LPA and INR 3.72 LPA, respectively. Some of the highlights of SIMC Pune placements 2023 are shown in the table below.

Particulars MBA (Communication Management) MA (MC) Journalism MA (MC) Audio Visual
Placement Percentage 100% 100% 81%
Highest Salary Package Offered INR 20.50 LPA INR 6.00 LPA INR 7.10 LPA
Average Salary Package Offered INR 8.24 LPA INR 4.57 LPA INR 3.72 LPA

SIMC Pune Top Recruiters 2023

Companies from all around the country participate in SIMC Pune placements every year. The list of some of SIMC Pune top recruiters is given in the table below.

Amazon CNN IBN ESPN Cricinfo
Hindustan Times Prime Focus Technologies Viacom 18
Times Now Drshti Strategic Research Services Pvt. Ltd. MSL Group

SIMC Pune MBA Communication Management Placement Statistics

Placement statistics of the MBA (Communication Management) program have been improving every year. MBA CM program's placement statistics, like salary trends and the list of recruiters, are given in the tables below.

SIMC Pune MBA Communication Management Year-wise Salary Trend

According to the official website, the SIMC highest package of the MBA CM program has increased from INR 15.50 LPA to INR 20.50 LPA in 2023. The table below shows the SIMC Pune salary trend of the MBA Communication Management program for the last three years (2021 to 2023).

Particulars 2023 2022 2021
Highest Salary Package Offered INR 20.50 LPA INR 15.50 LPA INR 13.00 LPA
Average Salary Package Offered INR 8.24 LPA INR 7.80 LPA INR 5.74 LPA

The graph below shows the salary trend of the MBA- CM program during the SIMC Pune placements from 2021 to 2023.

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SIMC Pune MBA Communication Management Recruiters 2023

Viacom 18, Cognizant, Bosch, Dell, Mavericks, Vedanta, Adfactors PR, Saatchi and Saatchi, etc., are some of the SIMC top recruiters of the MBA program. The complete list of recruiters who have participated in the MBA CM placement drive is tabulated below.

Mavericks TEQO by Mahindra Viacom 18
Loreal India Hector Beverages Pvt. Ltd. Social Beat
Cognizant Gen Y Medium Zoo Media
Quantum DDB Mudra Group Bosch
Ferrero TVF Media The Third Eye
Cut Short OML Scatter
Dell Wondr Lab India Pvt. Ltd. 92.7 Big FM
Vedanta U Clean Ideosphere
Adfactors PR Drshti Foseco
Elasticrun Puretech Digital FMC
FCB Publicis Groupe Saatchi and Saatchi
Kantar Hybrid -

SIMC Pune MA- MC Placement Statistics

The MA- MC program's placement statistics have improved considerably compared to previous years. Statistics of the MA- MC program's Journalism and Audio Visual specialisations during SIMC Pune placements are explained in the tables and graphs below.

SIMC Pune MA- MC Journalism Year-wise Salary Trend

Even though the highest package of the MA- MC Journalism program saw a drop in 2022, it increased to INR 6.00 LPA in 2023. Tabulated below is the Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication salary trend of the Journalism specialisation for the last three years (2021 to 2023).

Particulars 2023 2022 2021
Highest Salary Package Offered INR 6.00 LPA INR 5.00 LPA INR 6.36 LPA
Average Salary Package Offered INR 4.57 LPA INR 4.22 LPA INR 3.99 LPA

The following graph shows the MA- MC Journalism salary trend during SIMC Pune placement drives from 2021 to 2023.

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SIMC Pune MA- MC Journalism Recruiters 2023

Reputed companies from the Media and Journalism industries participate in Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication placements every year. Elucidated below is the complete list of recruiters participating in SIMC Pune placements of the MA- MC Journalism program.

Network 18 WCZ Scatter
Zee Media The Quint Firstpost
News 18 CNBC TV 18 Money Control
IN Vedanta The Bridge
Chronicle News X Burda Luxury India
Thomson Reuters The Print -

SIMC Pune MA- MC Audio Visual Salary Trend

Even though the SIMC average package of the MA- MC Audio Visual program in 2023 saw a slight drop compared to 2022, the highest package has increased to INR 7.10 LPA. The salary trend of the Audio Visual specialisation during SIMC placements from 2021 to 2023 is shown in the table below.

Particulars 2023 2022 2021
Highest Salary Package Offered INR 7.10 LPA INR 6.87 LPA INR 8.52 LPA
Average Salary Package Offered INR 3.72 LPA INR 4.80 LPA INR 4.65 LPA

The graph below explains the SIMC salary trend of the MA- MC Audio Visual program during SIMC Pune placements for the last three years (2021 to 2023).

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SIMC Pune MA- MC Audio Visual Recruiters 2023

Reputed media and production houses like TVF Media, Red Chillies Entertainment, Lionsgate Play, Manor Rama Pictures, Loud Mouth, etc., have participated in and recruited students during SIMC placements. The following table shows all the companies that have participated in Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication placements of the MA- MC Audio Visual program.

Absolute Productions Cresta Frames Production Company
Reddot Entertainment Goquest Media Ventures Lionsgate Play
SG Imagos IVM Podcasts
Mothership Productions Hector Beverages Pocket Aces
Hermes Media Script Wallah Manor Rama Pictures
TVF Media Prime Focus Technologies Rose Audio Visuals Pvt. Ltd.
WAT Consult Red Chillies Entertainment Loud Mouth
Glitch Slice Scaler
SRV Media Kinnect Viacom 18
Purple Vishnu Films SG Motion Pictures Mudskipper

SIMC Pune Placement Cell

SIMC Pune has a placement cell whose main is to train and prepare students for the final placements. The SIMC Pune placement cell organises multiple industry interactions, workshops, guest lectures, seminars, etc., to provide the required exposure for students. The Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication placement cell also organises placement training sessions, mock interviews, group discussions, etc., for the overall student's personality development.

SIMC Pune Internship

The SIMC placement cell organises internship drives for final-year students of all programs. According to the SIMC Pune curriculum, students must undergo a mandatory internship in the industry during their course period. Around 42 companies from multiple sectors have participated in the SIMC Pune summer internship drive for the 2020- 22 batch. The list of companies that have participated in the SIMC Pune summer placements 2021 is given in the table below.

The Media Ant (HayStack Marketing Services Pvt. Ltd.) 23 Watts Media Private Limited 88GB Business Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Being Social Blackmilk Media Pvt. Ltd. DDB Mudra Group
Design Horse Digital Beej Divo TV Pvt. Ltd.
Drshti Strategic Research Services Pvt. Ltd. Famous Innovations FirstCry
Fyndhere Services Pvt. Ltd. Isobar (Dentsu Communications India Pvt. Ltd.) Waton Consultancy/ WARC
JioSaavn (Saavn Media Limited) Karma Primary Healthcare Services Pvt. Ltd. Kommune Brand Communications Pvt. Ltd.
Kompanions Mavcomm Consulting Pvt. Ltd. Mixed Route Juice (Buzz Interaction Pvt. Ltd.)
MSF India (Medecins Sans Frontieres) Never Grow Up Niswey
Pitchfork Partners Strategic Consulting LLP Please See Red Cube Digital Media Pvt. Ltd.
Scatter (Spiral Content Solutions Pvt. Ltd.) Social Panga Soulflower
Strategy Soda The Invisible Paintbrush The Mavericks Communications LLP
The Socma (Sociomaniac) The Works Uplift Marketing
Vedanta Ltd. Wat Media Pvt. Ltd. Welspun Group
Worley India Pvt. Ltd. Yaap Digital Pvt. Ltd. Zoo Media (FoxyMoron Digital Marketing Pvt. Ltd.)

SIMC Pune Placements FAQs

What is the SIMC Pune highest package in 2023?

The SIMC Pune highest package offered for students of the MBA (Communication Management) program in 2023 was INR 20.50 LPA. Similarly, the highest package offered for students of the MA (MC) Journalism and MA (MC) Audio Visual programs were INR 6.00 LPA and INR 7.10 LPA, respectively.

What is the SIMC Pune average package for 2023?

The SIMC Pune average package 2023 offered for MBA students was INR 8.24 LPA. The average package offered for MA (MC) Journalism and MA (MC) Audio Visual programs were INR 4.57 LPA and INR 3.72 LPA, respectively.

Who are some of SIMC Pune top recruiters?

Amazon, CNN IBN, ESPN Cricinfo, Hindustan Times, Prime Focus Technologies, Viacom 18, Times Now, Drshti Strategic Research Services Pvt. Ltd., MSL Group, etc., are some of the SIMC Pune top recruiters.

Does SIMC Pune have a placement cell?

Yes. SIMC Pune has a placement cell whose main is to train and prepare students for the final placements. The SIMC Pune placement cell organises multiple industry interactions, workshops, guest lectures, seminars, etc., to provide the required exposure for students.

Does SIMC Pune provide internship opportunities?

The SIMC placement cell organises internship drives for final-year students of all programs. Around 42 companies from multiple sectors have participated in the SIMC Pune summer internship drive for the 2020- 22 batch.

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