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Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies

Approved / Recognized By : NAAC
Approved / Recognized By : NAAC

In 1993, Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS) was founded, which is a section of the prominent Symbiosis International University. It has secured its rank among the top B level schools in the country. It is considered as a premier management institute and a stellar instance of PPP (Public Private Partnership). Since 2002, the Government of India and Symbiosis have collaborated on this PPP. All these make SIMS a one-of-its-kind MBA institute in our nation. It has planned a flagship MBA course, which is mainly for Defence personnel and their dependents coupled with some civilian students. As this MBA course has a perfect combination of defence students and civilian students, the course is a confirmation of comprehensive development and extracts the best features of defence lives and civilian lives. The campus of the Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies is in the central part of Pune and is designed with good ergonomics in mind. The premises have state-of-the-art infrastructure and facilities with safe residence facility for more than 600 male and female students. The term used to refer to the SIMS campus is ‘Home away from home.’

This institute has ISO 9001:2015 certification. It is one of the three institutes in West India to have this certificate. Some other highlights of SIMS are the following:

  • Has recognition as a ‘Centre for Entrepreneurship’ by the ‘Department of Science and Technology’
  • Has accreditation as a ‘Centre for Corporate Governance’ of the ‘National Foundation of Corporate Governance’, which the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and CII has established

The Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies has gained fame for its unparalleled placement statistics. MBA aspirants look up to it for high Return on Investment (RoI) if the placement packages are to be analysed. Some top recruiters who consistently recruit students from SIMS are the following: WNS, Tally Solutions, Tata Motors, Bajaj Allianz, Religare Securities, SBI, Mother Dairy, Marsh, Eaton Tech, GE, HDFC, ICICI, Gartner, TCS, Infosys, Credit Suisse, JP Morgan Chase and Deloitte.

SIMS is widely acknowledged as a Business School that continuously churns out leaders who can ‘Make a difference.’ Thus, the Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies exhorts management aspirants to join SIMS, evolve into leaders and make a difference.

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SIMS has the following admission process:

  1. Floating of brochures
  2. Registration for Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) and SIMS commences
  3. Payment of SNAP and SIMS fees
  4. Admit card
  5. SNAP test
  6. Closure of SIMS registration
  7. SNAP result
  8. Shortlisting of applicants and entering information on the online SIMS form
  9. Group Exercise Personal Interview (GE-PI) process
  10. Merit list and Wait list
  11. Intimation of Offer letter
  12. Payment or receipt of fees
  13. Pre-launch period
  14. Orientation
  15. Academic session begins

Every year, the first week of October is when the final campus placement process commences. Top recruiters execute the hiring process offline by visiting the campus or virtually. The ‘Head – Placements’ and the team coordinate the placement schedule. The students of the Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies are high performers and self-driven who are developed to be future-ready managers for a cross-continental workplace. Every year, they create prominent marks in organisations that are held in high esteem at the global level. The recruiters include unicorn companies, national-level companies and multi-national companies, among others. The count of recruiters at SIMS is multiplying with each passing year.

Scholarship / Loan

The Symbiosis Society Foundation offers scholarships and awards to deserving students of SIMS with an intention of inspiring meritorious students and uplifting academic excellence. Some features of the scholarships are the following:

  • NHFDC scholarships for differently-abled students
  • Central scholarship scheme
  • International scholarship
  • University scholarship
  • MBA scholarships for IIT graduates
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