Symbiosis School of Media & Communication


(Established under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956)
Re-accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade (3.58/4) | Awarded Category - I by UGC

Symbiosis International University



Symbiosis International University, SIU, was established under the UGC Act by Notification No.F.9-12/2001-U.3 of the Government of India. SIU was built on the principles of the Vedic thought of “World as One Family” and is resplendent of the activities and students of several countries. The Founder Director and Chancellor, Prof. Dr. S.B. Mujumdar founded the institution in 1971 to alleviate the problems faced by foreign students coming to India, problems including accommodation, food, medical care, guidance, coaching and city information, has come a long way since then. The University is re-accredited by NAAC with Grade ‘A’ and CGPA of 3.58 on a four point scale.

Symbiosis International University is spread over 32 Institutes across 11 campuses in Pune, Nasik, Bangalore, Noida and Hyderabad. The University offers a total of 107 programmes at Diploma, Undergraduate, Post-graduate and Doctoral levels under the faculty of Law, Management, Computer Studies, Engineering, Health and Biomedical Sciences, Media, Communication & Design, Humanities and Social Sciences, Liberal Arts, International Studies, Planning & Architecture besides Research & Innovation.

SIU has entered into MOU with several renowned universities of the world; like Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, University of Houston in USA, Berlin School of Economics and Law in Germany and others. The Symbiosis Centre for International Education (SCIE) promotes internationalisation and invites international students to the University for a Semester Abroad Programme. The University is actively involved with student and faculty exchange programmes and has also introduced the Scholar-in-Residence Programme. SCIE delivers a 3-week intensive ‘Study India’ programme for the benefit of international students from over 75 countries that study here. The ‘Deemed to be University’ status has enabled the University to enter into collaborations with renowned research centres across the Nation.

The University encourages students and faculty to participate in its various programmes with the ultimate aim of inculcating knowledge and honing skills which are vital to the young graduates as well as post graduates who pass out from the University.
Symbiosis is an inclusive Institution, staying true to its vision of being the preferred destination for all who aspire to excel.

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Mr Kingsly D

Mr Kingsly D has completed his B COM (CA) and  has 3 years of work experience in the accounts. His designation is Accounts Assistant in SSMC.

Ms. Chandana holds an MBA in Human Resource and Marketing. She has almost 8 years of experience in different industries like hospitality, automobile, and construction as an HR person. She has been working at SSMC-B for the last 4 years.

A graduate from the University of Mysore. She has 15 years of Industry experience and has worked in Finance and Education sector. She has excellent communication and presentation skills. She also takes care of the logistics administration at SSMC-B.

Ms. Aparna Joseph – Corporate Relations Executive

Ms. Aparna comes with 16 years of industry experience. She is in charge of Placements, Internships, Industry Initiatives, Projects and Alumni Connect. Strengthening Industry-Academia connect and enduring associations for SSMC B. She has a Master’s Degree from Pune University and a HR professional.

Mr. Suresh holds a Master’s Degree in MBA (Finance). He has almost 15 years of experience in educational Institutes. He started his career as an Auditor. He had worked as an Accountant and also has significant experience in Admission sections.

Mr. Padmanabha VR holds a Master’s Degree in MBA (System’s & HR) He has almost 7 years of experience in educational Institutes in Computer Science and Information Technology. He handles the institute’s Admissions and Eligibility.

A graduate in Master of Business Administration in HR. She has almost 5 years of accounts experience. Her specialization is in the area of Finance. She has earlier worked at the Reliance Life Insurance before moving on to Finance.

She holds an in Human Development Specialization (Home Science). She had worked as a Customer Service Associate in online portal, academic team supporter and email supporter. She is adaptive to new environment and challenges and likes to take care of pets, being creative, listening to music and making friends.

Mr. Ram has done his BA from Mysore University and been with SSMC-B since 2011. He helps the Administrative department.

Mr. Murali is B.Com graduate and assists the Accounts department.

Mr. Ravi assists the Exam Department and the Library for its day to day functioning.

Mr. Mahesh supports the administrative department for its daily functioning.

Mr. Yogesga K N  has Completed Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Science and Engineering) in VTU, Belagavi. He has 2.8 Years of experience in Educational Institutions in the Computer Science and Engineering Department. At SSMC-B  Mr Yogesha takes care of the IT related issues as the IT Support Admin of the Institute.

Admission to all the courses and programmes at Symbiosis International University (SIU) are strictly on merit basis based on the criteria and processes prescribed by the University and assessment of individual performance in Symbiosis National Aptitude Test [SNAP] for Postgraduate Studies and Symbiosis Entrance Test [SET] for Undergraduate Studies.

All aspirants / parents are hereby notified that some individuals / organisations are giving / making false and misleading advertisements / claims in newspapers, websites, social media platforms that they can ensure admission to Symbiosis International University and also charging heavy amount for the same.

In this regard, SIU requests the aspirants / parents to refrain from entering into any transaction with such elements. SIU has not appointed any individual / agency / organisation to make such assurance on its behalf. It is a matter of Policy that SIU does not charge capitation fee for admission from students and this is widely and prominently published as well on all the relevant places like prospectus, website, SNAP Booklet, SET Booklet etc.

Despite this Notice, if any aspirant / parents still proceeds with or enters into transaction with such elements, they would be doing so at their own risk and cost. SIU further notifies that any aspirant attempting to approach SIU for admission through or at the instances of such agents will be permanently debarred from admission to all the courses and programmes at Symbiosis International University.


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