Symbiosis Pune

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The Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune was set up during 1978. It is the major component of the Symbiosis brand and is regarded as one of the premier b-schools in India. Following are some reasons that set it apart from other business schools in the country:

  • New residential campus
  • World class infrastructure
  • Holistic environment for students’ development
  • Encouragement to take policy and administrative decisions
  • Initiatives such as Mentorship Programme, Industry Interaction, and Orientation and Teaching Methodology
  • Ranked as the 4th leading B-school in India by Business Today and India Today issue of July 2008. The ranking was done as per a study survey by ORG-MARG and AC NIELSEN.

Symbiosis Pune has academic tie-ups with the following entities:

  • State University of Michigan
  • AMDOCS SACEI
  • Seidman College of Business – Grand Valley State University
  • ICSI-CCRT
  • School of Travel Industry Management, University of Hawaii
  • KPMG
  • Hindustan Unilever Limited
  • Tech Mahindra

The students of this Pune based b-school can avail the following facilities:

  • Library
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer lab
  • Health care
  • WiFi campus
  • Gym
  • Intranet resources
  • Yoga
  • Accommodation
  • Aerobics
  • Auditorium

Programs Available at Symbiosis Pune

The following programs are offered to the students at Symbiosis Pune:

  • MBA Full Time
  • MBA (Executive Education)
  • One Year Diploma

The One Year Diploma courses can be classified into the following:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing Management (PGDMM)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Operations Management (PGDOM)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Management (PGDFM)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Service Sector Management (PGDSM)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM)
  • Post Graduation Programme in Innovation and Corporate Entrepreneurship (PGDICE)

Eligibility and Admission Procedure at Symbiosis Pune


Course EligibilityAdmission Process, Selection, and Fees
Master of Business Administration (MBA) – 2 year full time programGraduates from legal university should have at least 50% marks. For SC/ST candidates this will go down to 45%. Final year students can also apply but they will need to have similar marks after the completion of graduation. The fees for the program is INR 5,25,000 180 students are admitted to the program as per the norms laid down by the Symbiosis International University 15% seats are reserved for international students and 2 seats are reserved for Kashmiri migrants Candidates are selected based on performance in SNAP Test, Personal Interaction, and Group Interaction
One Year Postgraduate Diploma ProgrammesApplicants should have graduated from a recognized universityCandidates are selected only on the basis of personal interviews There are 50 seats for every program The total program fee is INR 50 thousand.
MBA (Executive Education) – 30 months programApplicants should be graduates from recognized Indian or international universities. They should also have work experience of 3 yearsSelection will be done on the basis of entrance tests and then the personal interviews There are 100 seats The program fee is INR 3.5 lakhs


Applying for the MBA (Executive Education) Program

Candidates can visit the official website and then register to make the application if they want to take up the MBA (Executive Education) program. They can make the payment either online or through specified branches of the Axis Bank.

In case they want to make the payment through Axis Bank they need to take printouts of the payment receipt once they have filled up the application form and then visit any of the following designated branches and pay the required fee for application:

  • Aundh - Ground Floor & First Floor, Astral Court, B Bldg., Survey No. 137 & 138,Gaikwad Nagar, Aundh, Pune
  • Kalyani Nagar - Marigold Premises, Ground Floor, Survey No. 15,Vadgaonsheri,Kalyani Nagar, Pune
  • Baner - S-Mart, Sapphire Chambers, Ground Floor, S. No. 2/3/1,Baner Pune
  • Kothrud - Infotech House, Plot No. 57, Mayur Complex, Next To Jog High School, Kothrud, Pune
  • Bund Garden - Ashoka Galaxy, Plot No. 1, Galaxy Society,No.353/A-2, Dhole Patil Road, Bund Garden, Pune
  • Chinchwad - Survey No. 186, CTS No. 3189,Opp. PCMC Auditorium, Near Tata Motors, Station Road., Chinchwad Pune
  • Camp - Parmar House,2413, East Street, Gen. Thimayya Road, Camp, Pune
  • Senapati Bapat Marg - Sai Capital, Opp International Convention Centre, Senapati Bapat Marg Pune
  • Hinjewad - Ground Floor, Ganga Estate, Marunje Road, Hinjewadi, Pune
  • Sinhagad Road - Senate, S.No. 118 A Jaidev Nagar, Sinhagad Road, Parvati, Pune

Once the payment is done they need to take a prospectus from the bank counter and mail a scanned copy of the payment document to weekendprogramme@sibm.edu.

In case, the students want to make online payments, here is what they should do:

  • Debit or credit card can be used to make payment
  • Once the payment is done, they need to drop a mail at weekendprogramme@sibm.edu with the total transaction details
  • Once the payment is authenticated, the prospectus will be couriered to the candidate at the registered address for correspondence.

Placement Opportunities at Symbiosis Pune

The students of this highly rated institute have been provided placement at the following organizations:

  • 3M India
  • ITC
  • Accenture Services
  • J. L. Morison (India)
  • Actis Technologies
  • JM Financial Consultants
  • Agro Tech Foods
  • Johnson & Johnson (Pharmaceutical)
  • Aircel
  • JPMorgan Services India
  • AkzoNobel India
  • Jumbo Electronics
  • Aon Hewitt
  • Kellogg India
  • ArcelorMittal India
  • Kingfisher Training And Aviation Services
  • Asian Paints
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank
  • Avalon Consulting
  • KPIT Cummins Infosystems
  • Aviva Life Insurance
  • KPMG
  • Axis Risk Consulting Services
  • KQ Infotech
  • Bajaj Auto
  • Larsen & Toubro Infotech
  • Bayer Healthcare
  • Larsen & Toubro
  • Bharti Airtel
  • L'Oreal India
  • Birla Sun Life Asset Management
  • Mahindra & Mahindra
  • Birlasoft (India)
  • Mahindra Navistar Engines
  • BMR Advisors
  • Marico
  • BOB Capital Markets
  • Mercer Consulting (India)
  • Cap Gemini India
  • Microsoft India
  • Castrol India
  • Milestone Interactive
  • Cisco Systems (India)
  • MindTree
  • Citibank N. A.
  • MphasiS
  • Coca-Cola India
  • Multi-Act Trade & Investments
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions India
  • Nestle India
  • Colgate-Palmolive
  • Omnitech InfoSolutions
  • Cummins India
  • Panasonic India
  • Dabur India
  • PepsiCo India Holdings
  • Darashaw & Co.
  • Perfetti Van Melle India
  • Dell International Services India
  • Pidilite Industries
  • Deloitte Consulting India
  • Procter & Gamble India
  • Deutsche Bank Operations International
  • PUG Securities
  • Dr. Reddy's Laboratories
  • Ranbaxy Laboratories
  • Emergent Ventures International
  • Rashtriya Ispat Nigam (Vizag Steel)
  • Ernst & Young
  • Reckitt Benckiser
  • eTail Networks
  • Reliance Industries
  • Executive Access (India)
  • Reliance Power
  • FactSet Systems India
  • Religare Enterprises
  • Fidelity Business Services India
  • RocSearch
  • FINO
  • SABMiller India
  • Four-S Services
  • SBI Capital Markets
  • Future Group
  • Shalina Healthcare
  • Future Vista
  • SKF India
  • GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare
  • Tally Solutions
  • Godfrey Phillips India
  • Tata Capital
  • Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing
  • Tata Motors
  • Godrej Industries
  • Tata Sons
  • Goldman Sachs Services
  • TCS eServe
  • HCL Comnet
  • Teach for India
  • HCL Technologies
  • Texas Instruments
  • HDFC Bank
  • Thomas Cook (India)
  • HDFC Standard Life Insurance
  • TNS India
  • Heinz India
  • TNT India
  • Henkel India
  • Triton Group
  • Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages
  • TVS Motor
  • Honeywell Technology Solutions
  • UB Group
  • HSBC Global Resourcing
  • Verity (UBS affiliate)
  • HSBC Global Resourcing (Analytics)
  • VIP Industries
  • ICICI Bank
  • Vistasoft India
  • Idea Cellular
  • Vodafone Essar
  • iGATE
  • Voltas
  • iNautix Technologies India
  • Welspun Group
  • Indian Oil Corp.
  • Whirlpool of India
  • Infosys BPO
  • Wipro
  • Infosys Technologies
  • Yen Management Consultants
  • Intel Technologies India
  • Zee Learn
  • Irevna

Following are the highlights of the campus recruitment conducted in 2011-12:

  • 84 recruiters
  • The highest CTC offered by an Indian company was 19.22 lakhs per year
  • 157 offers
  • The highest CTC offered by an international company was 29 lakhs per year
  • 1.10 offers for every student
  • Average CTC of 11.61 lakhs per year

Events at Symbiosis Pune

The events held regularly at the business institute can be enumerated as below:

  • Avant-Garde
  • Imperio
  • B-Quizzed @ SIBM
  • National Alumni Meet
  • Alpaviram
  • Encore
  • Transcend
  • Maha-Intrapreneur Awards
  • Coffee with SIBM
  • Cricket Conclave

Symbiosis Pune Contact Details

The contact details of Symbiosis Pune are:

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management,
Symbiosis Knowledge Village,
Gram: Lavale via Sus Road,
Tal: Mulshi,
Dist- Pune - 412115
Telephone Number: 91-020-39116000 / 39116007 / 39116008 / 39116009 / 39116010
Fax: 91-020-39116060



Last Updated on 4/26/2012

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