Vrinda's review on Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication (SIMC) Pune

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College: Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication (SIMC) Pune

Degree: Master

Program: MBA (Communication Management)

Graduated in : 2016

Discipline: Business and Management


Rating given: 8 out of 10

Vrinda's review on Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication (SIMC) Pune | Written on: 04 Jan 2015


  • SIMC offers two degrees namely MBA in Communication Management, with specialization in Media Management, Public Relations and Brand Communications and MA(Mass Communication) with specialization in Audio-Visual and Journalism.
  • It has a well planned academic schedule with classes properly spread over the week. The classes are taken by both, in-house faculty and industry professionals.
  • Students are given the opportunity to work on live industry projects, which helps them apply classroom learnings to practical, real life situations.
  • Assignments are given frequently, in interesting formats and internal tests take place once in a month.
  • The modules are designed in a way which gives one a 360-degree view of the industry and the course does not restrict one to his/her specialization, common modules and assignments enhance the experience of a student and add to his/her take away from the same.
  • The lectures are taken by experienced educators who have been a part of the media and management industry, their experience multiplies the quality of the content being taught.
  • The classrooms are technologically sound and the lectures are aided with audiovisuals, sound clippings etc wherever required.
  • Apart from being highly knowledgeable and experienced, the faculty is cooperative and accommodating. They are helpful and prompt in solving problems and answering queries.
  • SIMC provides each of its students a healthy atmosphere to explore his/her talents, learn and grow, along with the others.


  • Students at SIMC get to work with the best companies in the industry according to their respective specializations.
  • The recruiters include top Advertising agencies, PR houses/agencies, Media houses/agencies, Research Agencies and Events/Activation agencies etc.
  • The students are recruited by Leo Burnett, O&M, Neilsen, Edelman, Madison PR, Dentsu, Encompass etc.
  • A strong alumni base further elevates SIMC's healthy relations with the industry through a creative and a strategic lot of students.


  • Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication (SIMC) Pune is located at Lavale, Pune which is a beautiful, pollution free location.
  • The classrooms are equipped with desktops, projectors, Wi-fi, audio and video systems etc to enhance learning.
  • Some of the facilities offered include well-equipped computer labs, library, canteens, Dining hall, Recreational area, football ground, basketball, squash and badminton courts, swimming pool etc.

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  • It is compulsory for students to reside on Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication (SIMC) Pune campus because of its distance from the city.
  • There are well built and furnished hostels for girls and boys separately. These are properly maintained and are surrounded by eye pleasing greenery.
  • The food at the mess is of high quality and a lot of variety is offered to the students.


  • SIMC has various Cells, Circles, and Clubs which offer great learning and recreational opportunities.
  • The Cells are academic, alumni relations, Industry relations, Branding etc. The circles are for a recreational purpose and include dance, music, films, photography etc.
  • The clubs are semi-academic in nature and are aimed at equipping the students with better knowledge of their fields through meetings, activities, and competitions etc.
  • A lot of weight is given to sports, the campus holding numerous competitions and tournaments.
  • There are Badminton, basketball and squash courts, a football ground, a swimming pool, and also indoor games like pool, table tennis, and chess.


  • Being a media college, the students come from diverse backgrounds to a very healthy atmosphere.
  • The individuality of each one of them is respected and they get proper space to learn and grow. There is zero tolerance against ragging and very strict action is taken towards anybody caught indulging in it.
  • There are small shops and eateries located at Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication (SIMC) Pune campus to provide for the basic needs of students.
  • Apart from that restaurants and coffee shops are located at a small distance from the campus.
  • The environment at SIMC is very warm, friendly and encouraging which ensures the students are comfortable and are able to perform, keep up with the competition in the industry.

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