Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication (SIMC), Pune is deemed to be a university and was established in 1971 under SB Mujumdar, who is the founding director and president of the Symbiosis Society. SIMC offers postgraduate programmes like MBA Communication Management, MA Journalism and MA Audio-Visual Production.
Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication is located in Mulshi and the nearest railway station from the institute is Dapodi, with a distance of 18.2 km. Students can hire a cab or an auto-rickshaw from the railway station and can reach SIMC in around 45 mins. Pune International is the nearest airport from Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication and is 27 km away. By hiring a cab from the airport, the students can reach the institute in around 1 hour.
Accreditation and Collaborations:-
Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council.
The collaborations are-
National Institute of Pathology (ICMR), New Delhi
National Institute for Research in Tribal Health (ICMR), Jabalpur
National Jalma Institute for Leprosy and Other Mycobacterial Diseases (ICMR), Agra
National Institute of Occupational Health (ICMR), Ahmedabad
National Institute of Epidemiology (ICMR), Chennai
National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (ICMR), Chennai
National Institute of Malaria Research (ICMR), New Delhi
National Institute of Nutrition (ICMR), Hyderabad
Food and Drug Toxicology Research Centre National Institute of Nutrition (ICMR), Hyderabad
National Centre for Laboratory Animal Science National Institute of Nutrition (ICMR), Hyderabad
National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases (ICMR), Kolkata
Centre for Research in Medical Entomology (ICMR), Madurai
Enterovirus Research Centre Haffkine Institute (ICMR), Mumbai
Genetic Research Centre National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health (ICMR), Mumbai
National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health (ICMR), Mumbai
National Institute of Immunohaematology (ICMR), Mumbai
National Institute of Medical Statistics (ICMR), New Delhi
National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research (ICMR), Noida
Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences (ICMR), Patna
Vector Control Research Centre (ICMR), Pondicherry
Microbial Containment Complex (ICMR), Pune
National Institute of Virology (ICMR), Pune
ICMR Virus Unit (Regional Infectious Disease Laboratory) (ICMR), Kolkata
Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Centre, Bhopal
National Centre for Disease Informatics and Research (ICMR) Bengaluru
National Animal Resource Facility for Biomedical Research (ICMR), Hyderabad
Regional Medical Research Centre (ICMR), Belagavi
Regional Medical Research Centre (ICMR), Bhubaneswar
Regional Medical Research Centre (ICMR), Dibrugarh
Desert Medicine Research Centre (ICMR), Jodhpur
Regional Medical Research Centre (ICMR), Port Blair
National Aids Research Institute (ICMR), Pune
KEM Hospital Research Centre, Pune
Chest Research Foundation, Pune
Serum Institute of India Ltd, Pune
Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Centre, Bhopal
Larsen & Toubro Ltd Management Devp. Centre, Lonavala
Apt Research Foundation, Pune
Praj Industries Ltd, Pune
Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, Gurgaon
India Innovation Research Center (IIRC), New Delhi
Lupin Research Park, Pune
Vaikunth Mehta National Institute of Cooperative Management, Pune
Centaur Pharmaceuticals Pvt.Ltd, Pune
Kasturba Health Society - Medical Research Centre, Mumbai
National Institute of Securities Markets, Mumbai
Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Pune
Gupte Hospital & Centre for Research in Reproduction, Pune
Society for Development Studies, New Delhi
Institute of Public Enterprise, Telangana
Dabur Research Foundation, Gaziabad
Institute of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine, Bengaluru
Moving Academy of Medicine and Biomedicine, Pune
Health & Biomedical Sciences Galaxy Care Laparoscopy Institute, Pune
Berlin School of Economics and Law (BSEL), Germany
Deakin University, Australia
ESSEC Business School (BBA), France
Technische Hochschule Nurnberg (Georg Simon Ohm University of Applied Sciences), Germany
Hochschule Bremen University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany
Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Ritsumeikan University, Japan
ISEG Lisbon School of Economics & Management, Portugal
Ontario Universities International, Canada
Universite Paris- Dauphine, France
Flensburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Chuo University, Japan
Edith Cowan University, Australia
ESC Rennes University, France
Kenyatta University, Kenya
Leiden University, Netherlands
University of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
Alliance 4 Universities A-4U, Spain
DHBW Heidenheim, Germany
DHBW Ravensburg, Germany
DHBW Karlsruhe, Germany
Macquarie University, Australia
Kings University College of Western University, Canada
Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa
School of International Business and Entrepreneurship (SIBE) GmbH, Germany
Arizona State University, USA
Universitat Pompeu Fabra( Pompeu Fabra University), Barcelona, Spain
Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), Germany
Universitas Ahmad Dahlan, Indonesia
Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
University of Kigali, Rwanda
WuFeng University, Taiwan
University of New Hampshire, USA
J F Oberlin, Japan
Helsinki University, Finland
Lahti University of Applied Sciences (LAMK), Finland
Takasaki University of Commerce, Japan
University of Wolverhampton, UK
Kampala University, Uganda
Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
The International University of Grand-Bassam, Ivory Coast
Fordham University, Gabelli School of Business Bronx, New York, USA
Nottingham Trent University, UK
Universidad Carlos III De Madrid, Spain
University of Adelaide, Australia
King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand
University of Malaya, Malaysia
University of Queensland, Australia
Jagiellonian University of Kraków, Poland
Bond University, Australia
Stiftung Universität Hildesheim, Germany
Kansai Gaidai University, Japan
Malta College of Arts, Science & Technology, Malta
Hochschule Mainz - University of Applied Sciences, Germany
University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Masaryk University, Czech Republic
HECI (ERASMUS), France
Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Osaka University of Economics & Law, Japan
University of Latvia, Latvia
Nipissing University, Canada
The Pennsylvania State University - Dickison School of Law at University Park, USA
Washburn University, USA
Lingnan University, Hong Kong
Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Teesside University, UK
University of Leeds, UK
RUDN University, Russia
University of Jaén, Spain
National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway, Ireland
Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Bulgaria
Providence University, Taiwan
National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
Kultahya Dumlupinar University, Turkey
University of Cologne, Germany
Clubs, Committees, and Societies:-
Alumni Committee- In this Committee, the students understand the various concepts of becoming successful managers, entrepreneurs and leaders of the society.
Placement Committee- This Committee provides students with placement opportunities by giving them proper training. This Committee also acts as an interface to fill the gap between corporate requirements and the students.
Guest Lecture Committee- This Committee looks after the lecture events that are conducted in the Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management. The members of this Committee organise the lectures without so that no issues are faced.
E-Cell Team- This Team conducts events related to entrepreneurship. It also promotes humanity and a helpful nature amongst the students who wish to become managers.
Consulting Team- This Team of SIOM consults the students on various topics like studies, placements, personal issues, career, etc.
PR Team- This Team acts as the voice and face of the Institute and builds the Institute’s and Department’s brand on various social media platforms.
Spandan Team- This is the social service Team of the Institute and the activities like supporting the less privileged sections of our society, contribute to environmental sustainability and provide solutions to various social issues are conducted.
Cultural and B School Competitions Committee- The members of this Committee look after the various events and competitions that are conducted in Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management. They organise and conduct the events without facing any hurdle.
Admission Team- This Team creates admission brochures, coordinate with other students during Group Discussions and Personal Interviews.
Sports Committee- The members of this Committee participate in various b-school sports competition. Events like intra college sports are conducted and maintaining of the sports facilities is done by the college.
Anti-Ragging Committee- The members of this Committee check if ragging is taking place in the premises and take necessary actions on the students who are found guilty for the same.
IT Committee- The members of this Committee take care and look after the maintenance of The Wi-Fi, projector, classroom A/V facilities, Mics.
Library Committee- This Committee accesses and delivers information to students of SIOM. It also acquires, organises and preserves the materials in all formats.
Hostel Committee- The members of this Committee take care of the hostel. They provide the required amenities and for the students to get them going through the day.
Research Committee- This Committee encourages the students to show their creativity in the research paper and publish it. They also conduct various workshops to polish their creative skills.
Pet Committee- The Institute has two Labradors: Krona and Won. The members of this Committee look after the Labradors' health, their vaccinations and train them with various activities.
- Health Committee- This Committee looks after the health of the students and faculty. It also conducts health camps that include blood donation and regular checkups.
Exams and Cutoffs
Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication (SIMC), Pune Admission Procedure:-
Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication (SIMC), Pune offers admissions to the MBA Communication Management programme based on the scores of SNAP and to the MA Journalism and Audio-Visual Production programme SIMC MA (MC) Online Entrance Test. Students also have to qualify a group discussion round followed by a written ability test and a personal interview round. Students also need to get their documents verified and pay the admission fees before getting final admissions to the college. Detailed description about the admission procedure is mentioned below.
For MBA (Communication Management) Programme-
Candidates seeking admission in this programme have to register online on the official website of SNAP test and appear for the same.
Then, the candidates have to apply online on the official website of the institute and submit the application form along with the required documents.
Later, the candidates will be called for a group exercise, followed up by a written ability test and then a personal interview.
For MA (Journalism and Audio-Visual Production) Programme-
For admission in these programmes, the candidates have to apply online on the official website of the institute and submit the application form along with the needed documents.
Then, the candidates have to pay the required fees as mentioned on the website.
Subsequently, the candidates have to appear for SIMC MA (MC) Online Entrance Test.
The final step of the admission process in these programmes is to appear for group exercise, a written ability test and then a personal interview.
There are various facilities in Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication, Pune that include a hostel, health facility, a library, a cafeteria, a convection hall and auditorium, IT facilities and studios. Given below are the brief details of the facilities offered by Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication, Pune.
Hostel- The hostel of SIMC has a picturesque setting and is equipped with all the requirements for the students to have a good time during their stay in the hostel. The rooms are fully-furnished, two and three-seater rooms and are attached with bathrooms.
Health- The health centre is equipped for minor first-aid treatments and outpatient treatment and with physicians and nurses from Symbiosis Centre for Health Care, the Health Centre is located at a stone's throw from both hostels. An ambulance is also available and kept on standby for emergencies. Annual health check-ups are conducted and medical records are maintained for every student.
Library- The library has a collection of around 2 lac books supporting current Symbiosis University programmes. It also has subscriptions to online databases/periodicals such as EBSCO, EMERALD, DOWN TO EARTH (e-version), HBR, GBR, DELNET, PROWESS, BCRC, CMI, DATANET etc.
Convention Hall and Auditorium- The infrastructure facilities of the convention hall and auditorium are available to the students which include a 600 seater auditorium and a convention hall with good quality sound-system and Wi-Fi connectivity.
Cafeteria- SymbiEat, the cafeteria of SIMC provides a wide variety of hygienically prepared food items with a warm and friendly ambience that sets up a perfect setting to catch up with friends during breaks.
IT Facilities- A Computer Lab facility with the internet makes sure that students are always connected to the internet and are updated. The Media Lab caters the needs of the media management students with software like BMW Prime.
- Symbiosis Studios- The Symbiosis Studios is located atop the Lavale Hill in the Symbiosis International (Deemed University) campus that caters the students with requirements of a film/television production. The studios are equipped with a multi-camera studio, a chroma studio, two editing suites, a PCR recording studio and 2 photo studios.
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Questions related to SIMC
When will admission starts in Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce? Does it require maths mark for BA Economics?
Actually there is no notification regarding the admission in the official website of symbiosis College of arts and commerce. You can check for that at their official website. And you also should keep your eye there.
As far I know no 10 + 2 level mathematics marks request for BA in economics.
which university should I prefer symbiosis or nmims?
If you are asking about MBA then i would suggest you to choose NMIMS over Symbiosis.
Actually if you compare bot these colleges then you will get to know that both these are at par but still NMIMS has a little edge over Symbi in Teaching department.
There are some issues regarding Hostels in NMIMS as it is limited and it follows first come first serve method.
But overall NMIMS.
My daughter cleared NIFT exam with 150 rank should we go for NIFT or BDes in MIT/symbiosis
To get admission in MIT in B.Des your daughter need to appear in Design Aptitude Test (DAT) conducted by the institute and to get admission in SID she has to appear in SEED entrance exam conducted by the institute and qualify in it. She cannot get admission in B.Des based on NIFT rank. NIFT rank can be used to get admission in any of NIFT campuses. You have not mentioned the category she belongs to but if 150 is her overall rank then she has decent chances of getting in NIFT in any of its campuses based on previous year cut off. And the campuses in which she may get admission are
- NIFT, Bangalore
- NIFT, Chennai,
- NIFT, New Delhi
- NIFT, Hyderabad,
- NIFT, Raebareli
- NIFT, Jodhpur
- NIFT, Gandhinagar
- NIFT, Shillong,
- NIFT Patna
- NIFT, Bhubaneshwar
- NIFT, Kannur
- NIFT, Kangra
- NIFT, Kolkata
- NIFT, Mumbai
Cut off may change depending on number of candidates applied to the course, available seats etc.
symbiosis arts n commerce college offer ba Eco?....when will admission start?
Symbiosis College of arts and commerce is situated in in Pune Maharashtra.
They also offers BA economics honours. It costs about 63.33K a for all total three years.the admission process is totally based on merit.
Actually they haven't announce about admission yet
symbiosis arts n commerce offer ba eco ...do they want maths too for eligibility criteria??
Hello student I'm sorry to inform you but no Symbiosis International university doesn't offer BA economics course it offer BA course in two stream 1)Mass communication 2)Visual arts and photography.
Feel free to comment if you have any doubt
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