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SIU Pune Overview

Symbiosis International University, [SIU] Pune was established in the year 2002. The world is one family, believing this line Symbiosis idea was created in 1971. Symbiosis is a family of academic institutions imparting quality education for over 47 years. It is host to over 34,000 Indian and International students on campus. The motto of Symbiosis is 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam' and truly for the foreign students at Pune, it is a home away from home.

The university is one of the top-ranked universities in Pune. The University campus is spread over 300 acres on the outskirts of the city of Pune in Maharashtra. The University is given Deemed to be University status by the Ministry of Human Resource Development in 2002. It is accredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade and it is approved by UGC.

University offers Distance Learning Education. Symbiosis International University also has many international academic collaborations with Universities in France, Germany, UK, the USA, Canada, and many more. Diversity in the classroom and faculty rooms, service learning projects, internships, and value-added activities lead to a more holistic development of students.

Symbiosis has come a long way since then. Know University is home to students from more than 85 different countries. These candidates are offered the best learning resources, industry, exposure, a strong International Students' Alumni network, global recognition, and above all, a truly enriching India experience.

The name Symbiosis was coined with a special meaning that of allowing various international cultures to culminate at a point and grow together. The idea was to promote a healthy and nurturing atmosphere for all students and the term 'Symbiosis' perfectly suited as it stands for co-habitat of biological systems. University's main aim is to enhance employability and contribute to human resource development and to develop global competencies among students.

Symbiosis International University Highlights
Address Lavale, Mulshi, Pune, Maharashtra, India - 412115
Year of Establishment
Fees Details Symbiosis International University Fees
 Admission Symbiosis International University Admission
Approvals NAAC
Contact (91)20 28116200
Recognition UGC
Official Email [email protected]
Programs offered
Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Ph.D., Diploma and Postgraduate Diploma

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SIU Courses:

Symbiosis Pune courses are offered under 103 academic programs, which include 43 Post Graduate Degree programs, 26 Under Graduate Degree programs, 22 Post Graduate Diploma programs, 11 Diploma programs, and 01 Doctoral programs which are listed below:

Courses Specializations
BA LLB [Hons] -
BBA LLB [Hons] -
Diploma Taxation Laws, Labour Law, Labour Welfare, Intellectual Property Laws, International Business Laws and Corporate Laws in India, Cyber Laws
Post Basic B.Sc Nursing
B.Sc Nursing
PGD Emergency Medical Services, Operations Management
Diploma Biomedical Instrumentation, Dialysis Technology
BBA Information Technology
MBA Innovation and Entrepreneurship, International Business, Agriculture Business, Energy and Environment, Infrastructure Management, Telecom Management, Operations Management, Banking and Finance, Information Technology, Information Technology Business Management, Hospital and Healthcare Management, Communication Management, Sports Management, Executive Telecom Management
Diploma Human Resource Management, Business Management,
PGD Marketing Management, Human Resource Management, Financial Management, Innovation, and Corporate Entrepreneurship, Family Business, Business Analytics, Management, International Business, Business Management, Project Management
B.Sc Medical Technology, Economics, Culinary Arts
M.Sc Computer Applications, Medical Technology, Nursing, Biotechnology, Nutrition and Dietetics, Nursing, Biotechnology, Economics, Geoinformatics
B.Des -
B.Tech Civil Engineering, Electronics, and Telecommunication, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering
M.Tech Computer-Aided Design and Manufacture, Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering, Computer Science Engineering
PGD Information Technology
BA Mass Communication, Visual Arts and Photography, Liberal Arts
MA Mass Communication, International Studies
Ph.D -
Diploma Proficiency in English and Career Skills, Practical English and Life Skills
PGD Tax Management, Banking, and Finance

SIU accepts CAT scores for MBA programs. CAT exam total marks are the sum of three sections available in the question pattern.

SIU Teaching and Learning Resource Centre:

University believes in achieving scholarly eminence in research and the highest levels of pedagogical impact in the classroom and beyond. This is something that makes a research university truly great.

Faculty Development Programs are especially important in adapting faculty members to their changing roles in initiating and setting the directions for curricular changes. These programs can be a powerful tool to constitute a positive institutional climate. Overall, all these training programs aim to support educators in adapting to changing missions of teaching and to enhance the efficiency and performance of their teaching skills while improving work satisfaction and teaching confidence by developing good teachers.

The University Teaching and Learning Resource Centre of the University is a catalyst to inspire and mentor the faculty in their roles as teachers, researchers, and more so as educational parents. It strives to complement the academic mission of the university by improving the teaching effectiveness and enhancing the research ability of the faculty. It contributes towards the enhancement of faculty members in the areas of teaching and learning, research, and evaluation. The prime agenda of the center includes taking care of all the faculty development initiatives that advance educational excellence.

University is trying its best to give the best product to their candidates and wants to change the development under the environment of the education system.

SIU Summer Schools:

The Symbiosis Summer School [SSS] program is a multidisciplinary curriculum that promotes intercultural opportunities for both students and faculty. With expertise in their respective fields, the faculty will deliver course content through innovative teaching methods, which offers students thoughtful inquiry, robust skill development, and insightful discourse. Unique in its quality, this residential summer school program offers a learning environment with regional, national, and international faculty, within the beautiful lovely campus in Pune.

University provides under Liberal Arts, Dance Music and Theatre, Climate Change, Creative Writing, Film Making and Photography, Arts, and Design.

Symbiosis International University Faculties:

The faculties of Symbiosis International University are as follows:

  • law
  • Management
  • Computer Studies
  • Health and Biological Science
  • Media and Communication
  • Humanity and Social Science 
  • Engineering

SIU Institutions:

Several different department/institution is managed under the same university which are:

  • Symbiosis Law School [SLS], Pune
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management [SIBM], Pune
  • Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research [SICSR]
  • Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development [SCMHRD]
  • Symbiosis Institute of International Business [SIIB]
  • Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management [SITM]
  • Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies [SIMS]
  • Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication [SIMC]
  • Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management [SIOM], Nashik
  • Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology [SCIT]
  • Symbiosis Institute of Geoinformatics [SIG]
  • Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences [SIHS]
  • Symbiosis Institute of Design [SID]
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management [SIBM], Bengaluru
  • Symbiosis Institute of Technology [SIT]
  • Symbiosis Law School [SLS], NOIDA
  • Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS], NOIDA
  • Symbiosis Law School [SLS], Hyderabad
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management [SIBM], Hyderabad
  • Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS], Pune
  • English Language Teaching Institute of Symbiosis [ELTIS]
  • Symbiosis Institute of Foreign & Indian Languages [SIFIL]
  • Symbiosis College of Nursing [SCON]
  • Symbiosis School of Economics [SSE]
  • Symbiosis Centre for Media & Communication [SCMC]
  • Symbiosis School of Media & Communication [SSMC], Bengaluru
  • Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance [SSBF]
  • Symbiosis Centre for Corporate Education [SCCE]
  • Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts [SSLA]
  • Symbiosis School of Biological Sciences [SSBS]
  • Symbiosis School of Photography [SSP]
  • Symbiosis School of International Studies [SSIS]
  • Symbiosis Centre for Health Skills [SCHS]
  • Symbiosis School of Culinary Arts [SSCA]
  • Symbiosis Centre for Yoga [SCY]
  • Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences [SSSS]
  • Symbiosis Statistical Institute [SSI]
  • Symbiosis School of Open and Distance Learning [SSODL]
  • Symbiosis Medical College for Women [SMCW]
  • Symbiosis Law School [SLS], Nagpur
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management [SIBM], Nagpur
  • Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS], Nagpur
  • Symbiosis School of Planning Architecture and Design [SSPAD]

SIU Support Departments:

University is maintained under some of the support department which are:

  1. Symbiosis Centre for International Education [SCIE]
  2. Symbiosis Centre for Research & Innovation [SCRI]
  3. Symbiosis Teaching Learning Resource Centre [STLRC]
  4. Symbiosis Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation [SCEI]
  5. Symbiosis Centre for Emotional Wellbeing [SCEW]

Symbiosis International University Research Centres:

University is provided by some of the mani international research center listed below:

  1. Symbiosis Centre for Advanced Legal Studies and Research [SCALAR]
  2. Symbiosis Centre for Waste Resource Management [SCWRM]
  3. Symbiosis Centre for Stem Cell Research [SCSCR]
  4. Symbiosis Centre for Behavioural Studies [SCBS]
  5. Symbiosis Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology [SCNN]
  6. Symbiosis Centre for Medical Image Analysis [SCMIA]

Symbiosis International University Global Collaborations:

The Symbiosis Centre for Internal Education has global collaborations with various international institutions which are listed below:

  • Berlin School of Economics and Law
  • Deakin University
  • Technische Hochschule Nurnberg [Georg Simon Ohm University of Applied Sciences]
  • ESSEC Business School [BBA]
  • Hochschule Bremen University of Applied Sciences
  • Leibniz Universität Hannover
  • Leeds Beckett University
  • Nanyang Technological University
  • Ritsumeikan University
  • ISEG Lisbon School of Economics & Management
  • Ontario Universities International
  • Universite Paris- Dauphine
  • Flensburg University of Applied Sciences
  • Chuo University
  • Edith Cowan University
  • ESC Rennes University
  • Kenyatta University
  • Leiden University
  • University of Dar-es-Salaam
  • University of Dar-es-Salaam
  • Alliance 4 Universities A-4U
  • Macquarie University
  • Kings University College of Western University
  • Cape Peninsula University of Technology
  • School of International Business and Entrepreneurship [SIBE] GmbH
  • Arizona State University
  • Universitat Pompeu Fabra [Pompeu Fabra University], Barcelona
  • Universitas Ahmad Dahlan
  • Charles University in Prague
  • University of Kigali
  • J F Oberlin
  • WuFeng University

SIU Affiliated Colleges:

SIU Pune affiliated colleges have a total of 24 colleges across India, some of which are Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, Symbiosis Institute of International Business, Symbiosis Centre for Management and HRD, Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication, Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology, etc.

SIU Pune Facilities:

University has a huge library to support the academic and research needs of students, researchers, faculty, and staff. The library is committed to providing quality Library and Information Service to all Users. University aims to help prepare every student to achieve their personal and professional goals through higher education. The library has a rich collection of books, e-books, journals, magazines, newspaper subscriptions, bound volumes, dissertations, bare acts, and online databases. The collection is updated regularly.

University also subscribes to a total of 123 online databases as per the requirements of the institutes. EBSCO, Emerald, Scopus, Web of Science, JSTOR, Frost and Sullivan, are the major databases accessible to all institutes and other online Databases subscribe by institutes are accessible to respective institutes on their IP address of the campus.

The campus is located approximately 15 km away from the Pune railway station and 30 km from Pune Airport. So transport facilities are also provided by the university.

Symbiosis Centre for Emotional Wellbeing comprises of a team of qualified mental health professionals. Every campus has a psychological counselor that a student can reach out to if in need of any psychological or emotional help or support. It provides the students with a safe and confidential space where they can come and share their problems without the fear of being judged.

The college has several sports clubs as well as sports houses. The campus has an indoor stadium with basketball and badminton courts and 400m athletic track, cricket, and soccer pitch. College not only focuses on Studying concept but the college also provide extracurricular activities like in sports they mainly focus on Cricket, Basketball, Kabaddi, Football, Aerobics, Chess.

For outdoor activities university provide 6 basketball court, 2 football grounds, 6 volleyball courts, and 1 big cricket ground. University provides all the basic needs for sports. Each sport has a different clubhouse made for it. For indoor activities university provide 2 badminton courts, 20 table tennis tables, 2 pool tables, and 1 individual squash court. University has 11 numbers of Gym and 3 swimming pools.

University is provided with free wifi facilities, which will not only help students but also help staff members to gather more information. University has hostels facilities also. University has different clubs like Women Development Cell, Research Development Cell, Inter Quality Assurance Cell, Carrier Counselling, and Development Cell.

The college has well maintained Digital Auditorium with multiple speakers, with superior quality, LED, and proper stage facilities. University also provides special lectures to every student by eminent academicians, Jurist, Lawyers, and many other big members of the law.

Symbiosis International University Scholarships:

Symbiosis International University, SIU scholarships also include in the field of sports and extracurricular activities, to encourage students to gain position not only in academics but also in sports as well as extracurricular activities.

  • The University provides scholarships to the students to encourage meritorious students and encourage them for their academic excellence.
  • The university provides scholarships to the students based on their Merits
  • Jayatee Deshmukh Scholarship is given to girls for under undergraduate programs.
  • University provides international scholarships for NRI students.

SIU Placements:

The Placement, Training, and Research Guidance Centre has been initiated in university. SIU placement cell holds a good position under recruiting more number of students every individual year. The placement office creates and maintains relations with industries for an effective exchange of knowledge between the university and the industries. This office is entrusted with the duty of interacting with the industries to increase the employment opportunities of the students and to increase their real-world awareness.

Key companies are such as Infosys, Capgemini, Tech Mahindra, Chella Software, Indian Navy and many more such companies do come on the campuses for the recruitment process. University is mainly known for both high quality and quantity for every year's placement.

Top Recruiters:

Toyota CARITOR Bajaj Allianz
Satyam Crompton Greeves Honeywell
Patni Computers BOC ONGC
SPI Dell Capgemini
IBS Infosys
Wipro TCS Tech Mahindra
Genpact Mphasis NTT Data
Cybage MAQ Software l&t
Opentext CYIENT Digilogic Systems
Jazeera Technologies LTI [L&T Infotech] Grey Campus
Safran Morpho Prime Focus Technologies
Inouye Sutherland intone networks
Act Patterns TATA advanced systems Syntel
vernix Cognizant Genpact
Crowe Horwath Epic Mphasis
Vem Technologies Intelenet Global Services Intone Networks
Excers Calsoft Jazeera Technologies
Alliance Global Services TEK systems Incessant Technologies
Ktree Uber Invesco
ValueLabs Technovert Incessant
Reactor United Health Group IBM
HSBC Mould Tek Rane
CYIENT Hetero Drugs TATA Motors
Amazon Pam Tarana

SIU Eligibility Criteria:

The different SIU Pune courses eligibility criteria are as follows:

Course Eligibility 
  • Candidates should have scored at least 45% aggregate in 10+2, from any recognized college or school.
  • The candidate must have completed their graduation degree with minimum of 50% aggregate from appropriate university or college.
  • The candidate must have completed their Master's degree with a minimum of 60% aggregate.
  • Candidates should have at least 45% aggregate in 10+2 and undergraduate from any recognized college or university
  • Candidate should have appropriate marks in 10th from any recognized school.

SIU Admissions:

Admissions can be done online through the official website of the college. Candidates can also visit campus directly for offline admission process. Admissions are done on both ration-based as well as through merit list. The candidate should appear for Symbiosis Entrance Test [SET] /Symbiosis National Aptitude Test [SNAP Test] and have a valid scorecard. SNAP test is for postgraduate which is judged on General English, Current Affairs, Quantitative Aptitude, and Analytical & Logical Reasoning. SET is mainly for undergraduate. For NRI students, the university goes through different criteria to take admission.

For Undergraduate:

University select candidates for undergraduates based on marks obtained in 10+2 examination and SET. The selected candidates are called for personal interview. After that shortlisted candidates are called for admission.

For Postgraduate:

Candidates selection is done based on graduation marks. The selection list is out for the shortlisted students. Shortlisted students are called for further counseling and admission.

Symbiosis International University Hostel Details:

University provides well maintained and spacious hostels for their students. SIU facilities include hostels for both boys and girls with all the required facilities in it. Total number of hostels for boys is 4 and for girls, it is 3. All the basic facilities are provided to students so that they can have a comfortable stay at the hostel which includes furniture, fixtures, mineral water for drinking, gym, wifi, dispensary to provide medical aid with two doctors, security facilities, etc. Free wifi facilities are provided by the university in the hostel campus also.

College canteen provides mouth-watering dishes, which are a must to give a try. It gives a work-free environment and helps students to get comfortable stay and discuss their ideas. The larger mess hall is equipped to serve lunch and dinner for all students between scheduled timings. The canteen also serves a variety of snacks along with north and south Indian dishes at affordable prices.

SIU Pune Highlights

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Aditya | Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2019

Reviewed on Apr 04, 2018

  • 4.1
  • Placements & Internships 4
  • Fees and Scholarship 3
  • Academics & Faculty 4.5
  • College Infrastructure 4
  • Clubs & Associations 4.5
Placements & Internships

Placement is really good. Average package is around INR 10-12 lakh/annum. Almost all the eligible students get placed in campus recruitment.

Fees and Scholarship

The course is expensive and may require loans throughout the duration of your course. Fees are approximately INR 15 lakh for general category students.

Geetansh | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2021

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2018

  • 4
  • Placements & Internships 3.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 3
  • Academics & Faculty 4.5
  • College Infrastructure 4.5
  • Clubs & Associations 4.5
Placements & Internships

I have done my internship without stipend. Placements are good at this college with the average salary package of INR 4 to 5 lakhs per annum.

Fees and Scholarship

The course fee is INR 2.4 lakhs per annum. Loans are available if needed.

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