Symbiosis International (Deemed University) (SIU) is a multi-disciplinary university offering its students and faculty a vibrant learning ecosystem designed around its multi-cultural and innovative ethos. Established in 1971 by Prof. Dr. S.B. Mujumdar, it is a ‘home away from home’ for International students. The Institution is based on the principles of Vedic thought of "World as One Family". The University's name fittingly captures the quintessence of the relationship with International students; a mutually beneficial bond between India and the International student community. Symbiosis is committed to building international understanding by offering quality education, and is resplendent of the activities and students of more than 85 countries.
Established as a Deemed-to-be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956, the University has been awarded the prestigious ‘Category 1’ status under the Graded Autonomy Regulations 2018. Acknowledged by national and international rankings for its quality learning ecosystem, SIU is the second best private university in QS India 2020 ranking, 38th in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2021 University ranking, ranked amongst the top 10 in the Self-Financed/Private category of universities in the Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements 2021 (ARIIA), ranked between 291 and 300 in QS ASIA 2020, and 14th in QS 2020 All India Ranking by Subject (Business & Management).
SIU is geographically spread across Pune and four off campus centres at NOIDA, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Nagpur; and comprises eight disciplines/Faculty, and seven research centres in critical/ emerging fields including Advanced Legal Studies and Research, Stem Cell Research, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Medical Image Analysis, Behavioural Studies, Waste Resource Management, and Applied Artificial Intelligence. It also has nine support departments (including those for emotional wellbeing, entrepreneurship and innovation, alumni engagement, sports, recreation and wellness) and eleven skills and continuing education departments in critical areas such as leadership development, corporate education, skill development and yoga.
Under e-VidyaBharti and e-ArogyaBharti Network Project (e-VBAB Network Project), tele-education & tele-medicine services from India shall be offered to African countries through a specially developed web based platform hosting two separate tele-education and tele-medicine portals.
The e-VBAB Network Project will be completely funded by the Government of India for its entire duration.
Memorandum of Understanding have been signed by M/s TCIL, the implementing agency with Benin, Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Republic of Guinea, Zambia, Sudan, and Uganda.
The Centre for Distance and Online Education (CDOE) is a part of the Department of Continuing education and Skill Development (CESD). Presently the CESD offers 3 Under Graduate Programs (UG) and 8 Post Graduate Programs (PG).
As per the New Education Policy, the 4 Pillars are Access, Equity, Quality, and Accountability.
We at Symbiosis believe in the 4 pillars and offer the same to each individual learner.
Our programs through online mode are unique and deliver advanced knowledge with the added skills like
The above is the skill sets that have been identified by the UN as the top most skill set for the 21st century.