Symbiosis International Educational Center, Pune

Symbiosis International Educational Center (SIEC), currently Symbiosis International University is an outcome of highly pre-planned and rigorous efforts of an Indian named Dr. S. B. Mujumdar, the President and Founder Director of the Institute, in 1971 with a goal to take the education level to international standards and provide Indian students a broad platform from where they can easily propel into the international field of management studies.

The Symbiosis International Educational Center is a wing of the Symbiosis Society of educational institutes which is based in Pune and has thirty institutes spread over 8 campuses under its fold.

Inhouse as well as students from abroad are attracted towards the institute to study the courses of Business Management and other related branches of management under the survelliance of eminent academicians and faculties. The scope has now widened with the introduction of globalization trend, thereby leading to tremendous increase in the number of students willing to undergo higher education, this number reaching to almost thirty-five thousand in SIEC. SIEC also offers a Distance Education Program in which currently there are approximately eighty thousand students. Unlike most of the other Deemed Universities, the SIEC does not receive any financial assistance from the UGC for running its centers.

SIEC has been bestowed upon the status of Deemed University under the provisions of University Grants Commission (UGC) Act in May 2002, on the notice issued by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development, Government of India. Also SIEC is a member of The Association Of Indian Universities.

Placement Coordinator

Placement cell OF SIEC is responsible for all placements related enquiries and clarifications of the students. Its main objective and function is to help the students get suitable placements according to their choice and potential.

Some of the other institutes under the Symbiosis Society are

  • Symbiosis International Cultural & Educational Centre

  • Symbiosis International Educational Centre (SIEC) Deemed University

  • Symbiosis Societys Law College

  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM)

  • Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR)

  • English Language Teaching Institute of Symbiosis (ELTIS)

  • Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Research in Law & Development

  • Symbiosis Societys College of Arts, Commerce & Computer Science

  • Symbiosis Nursery School

  • Symbiosis Primary School

  • Indira Gandhi National Open Universitys Symbiosis Study Centre

  • Symbiosis Institute of Mass Communication

  • Symbiosis Societys Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Museum & Memorial

  • Symbiosis Secondary School

  • Symbiosis Law Times

  • Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB)

  • Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS)

  • Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD)

  • Symbiosis SPA

  • Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM)

  • Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS)

  • Symbiosis Societys Vidhyavardinee High School Harali, Dist Kolhapur.

  • Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT)

  • Symbiosis Societys Kindergarten and Primary School, Nasik

  • Symbiosis Societys Institute of Foreign Languages (SIFL)

  • Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning (SCDL)

  • Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID)

  • Symbiosis Institute of Geo-Informatics (SIG)

Courses offered Symbiosis International University

SIEC offers a 2 years Postgraduate Diploma Course in Management (PGDM). Semester System of Education is followed which comprises of 4 semesters each of 18 weeks. The course is composed of two curricula:

The Core Curriculum and the Elective Curriculum.

The courses under the Core Curriculum are:

  • Managerial Economics

  • Managerial Accounting

  • Financial Management

  • Marketing Management

  • Operations Management

  • Managing Organizational Behaviour

  • Quantitative Analysis I

  • Research Methodology

  • Management Communication

  • Business Law

  • Business Ethics

  • Human Resource Management

  • Entrepreneurship Development

  • Management Information Systems

  • Market Research

  • Foreign Language

  • Quantitative Analysis II (OR, SPSS, DSS)

  • Technology in Business

  • Strategic Management


The Elective Curriculum consists of the following:

  • Finance & Accounting

  • Marketing Management

  • Human Resource Management

  • IT & Systems

  • Operations Management

  • Family Business Management

  • Strategic Management (design in progress)


To get admission in the institute, the candidate needs to have graduation degree in any discipline with atleast 50% marks in the aggregate. Students who qualify this criteria have to appear for the Entrance Examination, known as SNAP, which is an all-India basis written test conducted by the Institute. However, graduates who have completed their graduation either through correspondence or through distance education are not eligible to appear for the entrance test.

Prospectus and Application

  • Prospectus can be purchased from any UTI Bank Branch for Rs. 1000/-

  • Prospectus to be sent to the Institute, favoring Director, Symbiosis Centre for MGMT & HRD payable at Pune along with two self-addressed stickers.

  • The online form is available of institute's website through which registration can be done.

  • Application form with photograph affixed has to be sent to the Center.


Besides providing academic excellence, the SIEC works to give its students exposure in real life corporate and organizational situations. Placements take place in two phases during the academic career of a student:

  • Summer Placement

  • Final Placement

The institute provides summer placement to its students to parallelize theoritical knowledge with practical one. This placement takes place during the first and second year of study. For the final placement, executives and representatives from reputed companies and business houses visit the campus to brief the students on the Companys main business, profile, organizational structure and the corporate culture of their company. The final placement takes place after this in the month of December which is a one week long procedure.

Centers of Excellence

The following centers of excellence are instrumental in transforming management graduates of today into leaders of tomorrow:

  • Centre for Excellence in Economics, Statistics and Research

  • Centre for Excellence in Finance and Accounting

  • Centre for Excellence in Marketing Management

  • Centre for Excellence in Human Resource Management

  • Centre for Excellence in Operations Management

  • Centre for Excellence in IT & Systems Management

  • Centre for Excellence in Family Business Management


Symbiosis International Educational Center, Pune

  • Senapati Bapat Road, Pune-411 004, Maharashtra, India
  • Phone: + 91 − 020 − 25652444
  • Fax: + 91 − 020 − 25659209
  • Web Site: Symbiosis
  • Email:

Other Important Addresses & Contact Nos

Symbiosis Center for Management & Human Resource Development

  • Symbiosis Infotech Campus, Plot No. 15, Rajiv Gandhi Infotech Park, M. I D C Hiniewadi, Pune 411057
  • Telephone Nos: 020 − 22934304, 020 − 22934305
  • Email: