Somu Kashyap

Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] | Batch of 2019

Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce, [SCAC] Pune Review by Somu

Overall Rating : 6 / 10

Written on 07 Sep 2015

Academics & Faculty
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7 /10

  • Classes generally start at 9 am in the morning.
  • Assignments and projects are given to students on weekly basis for better understanding of subjects.
  • Teaching faculty at Symbiosis College is quite good.
  • Most of the teachers are Ph.D.’s. 
  • Faculty of Arts is pretty excellent and have amazing communication skills.
  • Rest the teachers are above average and have a thorough knowledge of their subject.
  • Symbiosis is pretty strict in terms of attendance matters,75% is compulsory failing which students are made to write assignments, pay some fine for the shortage of attendance

Foreign Exhange & International Exposure
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8 /10

  • The college has tie-ups with foreign universities for the exchange program. En
  • glish is the medium of communication for entire campus due to the diversity of students.

Fees & Scholarship
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2 /10

  • College fee is not too high, it is around 25000 for bachelor courses and around 15000 per annum for masters courses. 
  •  Many banks provide loan facilities at a normal rate.

Placements & Alumni Network
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7 /10

  • Big names like Deloitte and Google recruit commerce students, obviously not huge in numbers.
  • Other students get placed as well provided they fulfill their placement criteria.
  • Ernst & Young, Deloitte, UBS-Verity & KPMG are some of the major recruiters.
  • Symbiosis has good placements.

Infrastructure & Transportation
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6 /10

  • Symbiosis campus is extremely small unlike other colleges in Pune but at the same time, it is quite beautiful and scenic as it’s located on a hill.
  • One of the cleanest campuses, Symbiosis has got decent non-air conditioned classrooms and good libraries along with an e-library.
  • There is an excellent, well maintained and well-equipped gymnasium whose monthly charges are roughly around Rs. 450/-
  • . In spite of a hi-fi infrastructure, there is no wifi in the campus. 

Hostels & Food
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8 /10

  • There are no hostels facilities inside the campus, but food court facilities are available.
  • Moreover, prices are pretty economical and it’s sufficiently spaced.
  • There are many options like PG and Flats available at affordable cost. 
  • Quality of food is really good at some of the restaurants near to college.

Clubs & Associations
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8 /10

  • Various Clubs and committee are run on the campus and are managed by the students under the guidance of senior faculty, these clubs organised many events frequently over the year.

Social Atmosphere
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2 /10

  • Alcohol is strictly prohibited inside the campus and there are a limited number of bars and pubs near to campus.
  • Students are usually seen at the very famous Vaishali and Rupali restaurant, followed by the expensive coffee chain in India, Mocha, and Barista. 
  • There is a sandwich and roll walla at a stone’s throw away distance from the Fergusson College gate which is extremely famous among the student’s community.

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