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About Symbiosis International University


Symbiosis International University was established in the year 2002. With several renowned universities of the world, SIU has MOU's of collaboration and it encourages faculty & students to participate in its programmes.

In 2002, it was given "Deemed to be University" status by the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

The University was re-accredited by NAAC with Grade 'A' and CGPA of 3.58 on a four-point scale.

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research, and Symbiosis Society's Law College together formed what is known as Symbiosis International University.

It is a deemed, private coeducational, multi-institutional university which has 19 academic institutions spread nine campuses in Pune, Bangalore, Noida, and Nasik.

The university offers various Diploma, Graduate and Post Graduate level programs and Symbiosis also offers Distance Learning Education apart from regular courses.

Highlights of SIU, Pune

Establishment Year 2002
Location Pune, Maharashtra, India
Selection is based on Students who have passed 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board or university with minimum 50% marks for General category and 45% marks for SC/ST category.
Institute Type Private, Deemed
Approved by AICTE, New Delhi, UGC, MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource Development)
Accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade
Application Mode Online
Name of Entrance Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET)

Affiliations, Recognitions, and Achievement

  • The University has been accredited by NAAC with Grade 'A'.
  • This University is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC), Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
  • With several of its management institutes ranked amongst the best in the country, SIU is a clear leader in management education.
  • Across the 8 faculties of Law, Management, Health & Biological Sciences, Computer Studies, Architecture & Design, Media & Communication, Humanities & Social Sciences, and Engineering, SIU has established its institutes.
  • With France, Germany, UK, USA, Canada, and many more such universities, Symbiosis International University has many international academic collaborations.

Symbiosis International University - Fee Structure for BBA Course

Course Fee for the Complete Course (Approximately) Duration
BBA Rs.8.40 Lakhs (For Indian Students) + Hostel fees of Rs.1 Lakhs (approx.)

Rs.12.60 Lakhs (For International Students) + Hostel fees of Rs.1 Lakhs (approx.)
3 Years

Benefits of Studying BBA Course at Symbiosis University

  • It is recognized by UGC, AICTE and also accredited with NAAC ‘A’ grade.
  • The college provides excellent placement opportunities for students.
  • The college has experienced faculty and they are very helpful.
  • The University has beautiful infrastructure and facilities like Auditorium, Gym, Amphitheatre, Cafeteria, Mess, Library, Classrooms, Computer lab etc.
  • The campus is Wi-Fi enabled.
  • The University arranges Student Exchange Programs, Short Term Programs etc. every year for students.

Admission Procedure at SIU

  • The candidates who fit in the above eligibility criteria and who are interested can apply online with the required information through the website of the college by paying the registration fees.
  • Candidates also need to appear for the Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) conducted by the college.
  • Students who clear the SET with the required scores will be called for the Personal Interview and Writing Ability Test (WAT).
  • Based on SET and PIWAT scores, merit lists will be prepared and students can take the admission by paying the necessary fees.

Eligibility Criteria: For Admission at SIU

To be eligible for admission to BBA courses at Symbiosis International University:-

  • A candidate must have passed Higher Secondary School (10+2) or an equivalent examination from any recognized Board / Council / University with minimum 50% marks for general (open) category.
  • He/she must have appeared for Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) conducted by the college.
  • Those who score well in SET are then required to face Personal Interview and Writing Ability Test (WAT).
  • Merit list will be drawn out of the results of the selection process through SET and PIWAT (SET score 50% and PIWAT 50%) and on the basis of this merit list, students will be admitted to the BBA course.

Courses Offered at SJIM

There are 24 Under Graduate Degree programmes, 36 Post Graduate Degree programmes, 13 Diploma programmes, 17 Post Graduate Diploma programmes, and 01 Doctoral programmes at the SIU totaling 91 academic programmes.

The University offers Under Graduate Degree programmes in Laws, Business Administration, Science, Arts, Technology etc. in a variety of fields. Some of the courses are:-

  • Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science (Liberal Arts)
  • Bachelor of Science (Culinary Arts)
  • Bachelor of Science (Economics) Honours
  • Bachelor of Arts (Visual Arts and Photography)
  • B. Tech. (Computer Science & Engineering)
  • Master of Business Administration (Information Technology)
  • Master of Business Administration (Operations Management)
  • Master of Science (Computer Applications)
  • Master of Science (Biotechnology)
  • Master of Science (Nursing)
  • Master of Technology (Computer Aided Design and Manufacture)
  • Master of Technology (Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Doctoral programme)

Note: Along with the above-mentioned courses, the University runs many Undergraduate and Post Graduate Diploma courses.

Ranking and Reputation

  • Symbiosis International (Deemed University) has been ranked 247th in Asia by the QS World University Rankings and 144th among BRICS nations in 2018.
  • It has also been ranked 67th overall in India and 44th among universities in 2018 by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF).
  • Business Today's "India's best B-schools 2016" has ranked the Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development at the 22nd position it is 12th in India in Outlook India's "Top 100 Management Schools" of 2016.

Important Dates for BBA Admissions 2019 at SIU

Event Dates
SET and Programme Registration Begins 24 January, 2019, Thursday
Last date for online registration and payment for SET 15 April, 2019, Monday
SET Admit Card Generation 20 April, 2019, Saturday
SET Test 04 May, 2019, Saturday
SET Result 14 May, 2019, Tuesday
Last date for payment for SCMS–Pune (Offline) 11 May, 2019
Last date for payment for SCMS–Pune (Online) 14 May, 2019
Shortlist Publishing date 16 May, 2019 (3:00 pm)
PI-WAT Interview dates 22 May to 29 May, 2019
Merit list publish date 5 June, 2019
Last Date for Payment of Complete Fees 11 June, 2019

SIU Placements for BBA Students

  • The strong placement cell in the college caters to the employment needs of the students graduating from the college, which not only equips them to build on the foundation of the comprehensive curriculum of the BBA Course but also provides them a platform for early entry into the corporate world.
  • The college arranges training and workshop sessions for students so that they can learn different soft skills, CV building skills, Interview skills etc.
  • Following are the statistics for the final placement for the year 2017-18:-
  • Highest package (Domestic) - 5.75 Lakhs P.A.
  • Highest package (International Placement) - 9.45 Lakhs P.A.
  • Average package - 3.66 Lakhs P.A.
  • Total Placement Percentage - 96.47%

Top Recruiting Companies at Symbiosis

  • GPTW
  • Wipro
  • Amazon
  • KPMG
  • MyGate
  • Tech Mahindra
  • Club Mahindra
  • Hats Off
  • Tommy Hilfiger
  • MGH
  • Think Tankers
  • Hellmann
  • TBRC
  • Tresvista Financial Services

Facilities available at SIU

  • SIU has a beautiful campus. On the outskirts of the city of Pune in Maharashtra, India, Symbiosis International (Deemed University) is situated on a beautiful 300-acre campus.
  • The auditorium in the campus can efficiently accommodate 600 people at a time and is well equipped with lighting arrangements, sound systems, and all the necessary backstage gear.
  • The gymnasium at SCMS of SIU is fully operational and is furnished with all the necessary equipment and well-informed instructors.
  • The campus also has an amphitheater for housing a variety of performances ranging from concerts, street-plays, dandiya evening, band competitions etc. and 200 people at a time can be seated here.
  • The college has Cafeteria, Mess and a General Store for the benefit of students.
  • There is a football court, basketball court and volleyball ground in the campus.
  • To allow students to carry out productive research work and have constant access to information to facilitate learning and growth, the Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies computer lab is equipped with competent technical assistance and state of the art machines.
  • The whole campus is Wi-Fi enabled.
  • Most personal interviews and group discussions, corporate discussions and presentations etc. take place in the conference hall.
  • Classrooms at SCMS are spacious, well lit and well ventilated.
  • SCMS’s library contains a collection of some of the finest books on management and related areas, newspapers, periodicals, and journals etc.
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