The University offers varied and content rich programmes which are industry specific and has multi-disciplinary approach. These programmes are offered through the constituent institutes of the University which are under the aegis of separate discipline. Our primary objective is to build a better future. In keeping with this, the University offers variety of programs under its eight faculties – Graduate, Post Graduate & Research levels.

"The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence" - Rabindranath Tagore

Dr Bhama Venkataramani

Dean, Academics & Administration

Ph.D., M.Com., B.Ed., SET, P.G. Dip. in Financial Services, Dip. in Information Technology
As Dean, Academics and Administration, she contributes to policy framing and monitoring outcomes desired and articulated by the University authorities. Towards this end, she works towards establishing both processes and a collegial work environment that would lead to improvement in the quality of academic delivery at the University.

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Programmes offered (AY 2019-20)

Faculty of Law

  • Post Graduate – 03
  • Under Graduate – 09
  • Diploma – 01


  • Post Graduate – 19
  • Under Graduate – 03
  • PG Diploma – 02
  • Diploma – 01


  • Post Graduate – 06
  • Under Graduate – 02


  • Post Graduate – 07
  • Under Graduate – 05
  • PG Diploma – 14
  • Diploma – 02


  • Post Graduate – 03
  • Under Graduate – 02


  • Post Graduate – 03
  • Under Graduate – 02
  • Diploma – 03


  • Post Graduate – 06
  • Under Graduate – 05


  • Under Graduate – 03


Mr.Amitabh Bachan
Professor Emeritus Shri Amitabh Bachchan Faculty of Media and Communication
Chair Professor Master Chef Sanjiv Kapoor Chair Professor in Culinary Arts
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Ambassador Talmiz Ahmed
Chair Professor Ambassador Talmiz Ahmed 'Ram Sathe Chair in International Studies'
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


Ambassador Dinkar Srivastava
Distinguished Professor Ambassador Dinkar Srivastava Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences(FoHSS)
Gautam Bambawale
Distinguished Professor Amb.(Retd.) Gautam Bambawale Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


At Present, the University is offering 81 academic programmes, which include 34 PG Degree (Full Time) Programmes, 2 PG Degree (Part-Time) Programmes, 24 UG Degree Programmes, 1 PG Diploma (Full Time), 13 PG Diploma (Part Time), 06 UG Diploma Programmes and 01 Ph.D. Programme.


Sr. No. Name of the Programme Name of the Constituent/ Department
1 Bachelor of Laws SLS, Pune
2 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws (Honours) SLS, Pune
3 Bachelor of Business Administration & Bachelor of Laws (Honours) SLS, Pune
4 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws SLS-NOIDA, SLS-Hyderabad, SLS-Nagpur
5 Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Laws SLS-NOIDA, SLS-Hyderabad, SLS-Nagpur
6 Bachelor of Business Administration SCMS-Pune, SCMS-NOIDA, SCMS-Nagpur
7 Bachelor of Computer Applications SICSR,Pune
8 Bachelor of Business Administration (Information Technology) SICSR,Pune
9 Bachelor of Science (Medical Technology) SIHS,Pune
10 Bachelor of Science (Radiotherapy) SIHS,Pune
11 Bachelor of Science (Nursing) SCON, Pune
12 Post Basic Bachelor of Science (Nursing) SCON, Pune
13 Bachelor of Design SID- Pune, SSPAD-Nagpur
14 Bachelor of Architecture SSPAD, Nagpur
15 Bachelor of Arts (Mass Communication) SCMC, Pune
16 Bachelor of Arts (Visual Arts and Photography) SSP,Pune
17 Bachelor of Science (Economics) Honours SSE, Pune
18 Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Arts (Liberal Arts) Honours SSLA, Pune
19 Bachelor of Science (Culinary Arts) SSCA, Pune
20 B. Tech. (Civil Engineering) SIT, Pune
21 B. Tech. (Computer Science & Engineering) SIT, Pune
22 B. Tech. (Electronics & Telecommunication) SIT, Pune
23 B. Tech. (Information Technology) SIT, Pune
24 B. Tech. (Mechanical Engineering) SIT, Pune


Sr. No. Name of the Programme Name of the Constituent/ Department
1 Master of Laws SLS-Pune, SLS-NOIDA, SLS-Nagpur
2 Master of Business Administration SIBM-Pune, SCMHRD, SIMS, SIBM-Bengalore, SIBM-Hyderabad, SIBM -Nagpur
3 Master of Business Administration (Innovation and Entrepreneurship) SIBM-Pune
4 Master of Business Administration (International Business) SIIB, Pune
5 Master of Business Administration (Agri Business) SIIB, Pune
6 Master of Business Administration (Energy and Environment) SIIB, Pune
7 Master of Business Administration (Infrastructure Development and Management) SCMHRD, Pune
8 Master of Business Administration (Business Analytics) SCMHRD, Pune
9 Master of Business Administration (Digital and Telecom Management) SIDTM, Pune
10 Master of Business Administration (Operations Management) SIOM, Nashik
11 Master of Business Administration (Banking and Finance) SSBF, Pune
12 Master of Business Administration (Information Technology) SICSR,Pune
13 Master of Science (Computer Applications) SICSR,Pune
14 Master of Science (System Security) SICSR,Pune
15 Master of Business Administration (Information Technology Business Management) SCIT,Pune
16 Master of Business Administration (Data Sciences and Data Analytics) SCIT,Pune
17 Master of Business Administration (Hospital and Healthcare Management) SIHS, Pune
18 Master of Science (Medical Technology) SIHS, Pune
19 Master of Public Health SIHS, Pune
20 Master of Science (Nursing) SCON, Pune
21 Master of Science (Biotechnology) SSBS,Pune
22 Master of Science (Nutrition and Dietetics) SSBS,Pune
23 Master of Business Administration (Communication Management) SIMC-Pune, SSMC-Bengalore
24 Master of Arts (Mass Communication) SIMC-Pune
25 Master of Science (Economics) SSE, Pune
26 Master of Technology (Computer Aided Design and Manufacture) SIT, Pune
27 Master of Technology (Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering) SIT, Pune
28 Master of Technology (Computer Science Engineering) SIT, Pune
29 Master of Technology (Geo-informatics and Surveying Technology) SIT, Pune
30 Master of Science (Geoinformatics) SIG,Pune
31 Master of Science (Data Science and Spatial Analytics) SIG,Pune
32 Master of Arts(International Studies) SSIS, Pune
33 Master of Business Administration (Sports Management) SSSS, Pune
34 Master of Science (Applied Statistics) SSI, Pune


Sr. No. Name of the Programme Name of the Constituent/ Department
1 Master of Business Administration (Executive) SIBM-Pune, SCMHRD, SIMS, SIBM-Bengalore
2 Master of Business Administration (Executive) Information Technology SCIT, Pune


Sr. No. Name of the Programme Name of the Constituent/ Department
1 Doctor of Philosophy SCRI


Sr. No. Name of the Programme Name of the Constituent/ Department
1 Diploma in International Business Laws and Corporate Laws in India SLS-Pune
2 Diploma in Business Management SIBM,Pune
3 Diploma in Bakery and Patisserie Skills SSCA, Pune
4 Diploma in Biomedical Instrumentation SIHS, Pune
5 Diploma of Proficiency in English and Career Skills ELTIS,Pune
6 Diploma in Practical English & Life Skills ELTIS,Pune


Sr. No. Name of the Programme Name of the Constituent/ Department
1 Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management SIMS, Pune
2 Post Graduate Diploma Health Communication SSODL, Pune
3 Post Graduate Diploma Hospital Planning & Design SSODL, Pune
4 Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital and Healthcare Management SSODL, Pune
5 Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research SSODL, Pune
6 Post Graduate Diploma in Medico Legal System SSODL, Pune
7 Post Graduate Diploma in Health Insurance Management SSODL, Pune
8 Post Graduate Diploma in Quality Management of Hospital and Healthcare Organization SSODL, Pune
9 Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Nutrition and Dietetics SSODL, Pune
10 Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Tourism SSODL, Pune
11 Post Graduate Diploma in Pharmacovigilance and Clinical Data Management SSODL, Pune
12 Post Graduate Diploma in Nursing Administration SSODL, Pune
13 Post Graduate Diploma in Operations Management SIOM, Nashik
14 Post Graduate Diploma in Emergency Medial Services SCHS, Pune


The academic calendar maintained through the office of The Registrar provides student academic records, the academic calendar and catalog of courses and degrees offered at the University.

Symbiosis Teaching and Learning Resource Centre (STLRC)

Symbiosis Teaching and Learning Resource Centre

The Symbiosis Teaching Learning Resource Centre i.e. STLRC was established in November 2011, with the aim to help raise the effectiveness and productivity of the Symbiosis faculty in terms of teaching as well as research.

The STLRC is Symbiosis International University’s catalyst to inspire and mentor the faculty in their roles as Teachers, Researchers and more so as 'Educational parents'.

Objectives of STLRC:

STLRC always strives to:

  • Provide support for developing the effectiveness of the faculty in terms of Teaching, Learning, Research and Evaluation.
  • Encourage exchange and sharing of teaching experiences.
  • Encourage Innovative teaching.
  • Encourage and give platform for research and extension activities.
  • Create a cohesive and value-based culture for the faculty.
  • Create and develop a platform for collaboration, in terms of teaching- learning, research and ideas.

Various Activities of STLRC:

  1. Planning and execution of various Faculty Development Programmes under the verticals of Teaching, Learning, Evaluation, Research, and domain specific areas for all the eight faculties of the University.
  2. 3 phase Faculty Development Programme on Andragogy and Research Methodology. This FDP is offered at three levels: Basic, Intermediate and Advanced.
  3. MOOC Development Activity: Since December 2018, SIU started various interventions such as completing online courses, face-to-face workshops, and face-to-face meetings to familiarize SIU faculty members about learner-centric MOOCs. This has helped faculty members to submit their MOOC proposals to CEC-UGC.

Symbiosis Teaching and Learning Resource Centre Head STLRC: Dr. Sophia Sandeep Gaikwad

Dr. Sophia has been in the field of Education for the past twelve years.She looks after the STLRC, which takes care of Faculty development, including training and development related to teaching, research, career progression and personal development. Before joining SIU, she was teaching students pursuing Bachelors and Masters in Education. Her Doctoral research is on the theory of Multiple Intelligences. During this tenure, 20 students have completed their Research work as a part of the M.Ed. (Masters’ in education) syllabus under her guidance and have submitted their dissertations to SNDT Women’s University. She has done her Master’s in English Literature as well as Masters in Education and qualified the SET and NET examinations. She has authored two books on 'Teaching Methodology' and also has been a co-author for three other books. Her research papers have been published in SCOPUS indexed journals. Till date 15 students have completed their Seminar paper i.e. Research paper as a requirement of the last semester for the degree in B.A./B.Sc. Liberal Arts, Symbiosis School of Liberal Arts. These papers were under the theme of Inclusion and Creativity. She has designed a 2 credit course on ‘Teaching Methodology’ and teaches the same to the post graduate students of Medical Technology. She is an Approved Ph.D. supervisor of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) under the faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences; and presently 3 scholars are working with her. She is also an Approved Ph.D. Supervisor with Lincoln University College, Malaysia under the faculty of Education. She has been the Reviewer of chapters of the IGI Global book, Cross-Disciplinary Approaches to Action Research and Action Learning; and also is Reviewer and Article Editor for selected articles with SAGE open.

Teaching is her passion and she is extremely interested in research and innovation. She is a firm believer in the power of values, and the role of a teacher in transmitting them.

Faculty Development Programmes


Symbiosis Centre for Emotional Wellbeing comprises of a team of qualified mental health professionals. Every campus has a psychological counsellor that a student can reach out to if in need of any psychological or emotional help or support.

SCEW provides the students with a safe and confidential space where they can come and share their problems without the fear of being judged.

During the students' academic tenure with Symbiosis, SCEW will be conducting a series of lectures or workshop to help develop their Emotional resilience in order to prepare them to face the challenges in Society and help them become successful individuals.
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Symbiosis Teaching and Learning Resource Centre Head SCEW: Dr Girija Mahale

Dr Girija Mahale is a consultant psychiatrist and heads the Symbiosis Centre for Emotional Wellbeing. After pursuing her MD in Psychiatry from KEM Hospital, Mumbai, she migrated to Australia where she did her fellowship in Psychiatry. She has varied experience in different subspecialties, including forensic, child & adolescent, community and consultation-liaison. Her passion for creating an emotionally resilient community has to lead her to work in the areas of prevention and early intervention for the last couple of years. She’s also a loving mother of two, and enjoys music, dance and travelling!



A first of its kind in India, the Symbiosis Summer School (SSS) program is a multidisciplinary curriculum that promotes intercultural opportunities for both students and faculty. Unique in its quality, this residential summer school program offers a learning environment with regional, national and international faculty, within the beautiful Lavale campus in Pune. With expertise in their respective fields, the faculty will deliver course content through innovative teaching methods, which offers students thoughtful inquiry, robust skill development, and insightful discourse.


  • Liberal Arts
  • Dance, Music & Theatre
  • Climate Change
  • Creative Writing
  • Film Making & Photography
  • Art & Design
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Attributes Facilitation and Monitoring Outcome
Scholarship: research, inquiry and lifelong learning Teaching- learning process, curriculum design, updating of curriculum in emerging areas, student centric teaching methodologies, project based learning, case studies, FCP Research output by students, case studies, publishing and presenting papers; desire for further higher education
Global citizenship: ethical, social and professional understanding Projects, internships, field trips, service learning and extension activities, GIP, promoting social sensitivity Interest in volunteering and working for social causes, cross cultural sensitivity, ability to work in cross cultural groups,
Eco-literate: sensitivity towards a sustainable environment Programmes/courses related to environment sustainability, participation in activities related to environment/ecology preservation, environment projects and study tours Environmental sensitivity among students, involvement in NGOs, and commitment toeco-friendly spaces
Employability: equipped with skills, attributes, leadership and entrepreneurial qualities that society needs; being capable of making a contribution to society through earning a living Domain specific expertise, training/internship with industry, enhancement and value added courses. Co-curricular activities. Assessments that include presentations, public speaking and oratory, class leads, team learning and group activities. Excellent placements, Entrepreneurial opportunities, good team work skills, work ethic, understanding of corporate working, successful internships

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