Symbiosis - Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence


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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Former Ambassador Gautam Bambawale
Distinguished Professor Former Ambassador Gautam Bambawale Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Former Ambassador Vijay Gokhale
Distinguished Professor Former Ambassador
Vijay Gokhale
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences(FoHSS)
Mr. Pavan Varma
Distinguished Professor Mr. Pavan Varma Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences(FoHSS)
Mr.Amitabh Bachan
Professor Emeritus Shri Amitabh Bachchan Faculty of Media and Communication
Chair Professor Master Chef Sanjiv Kapoor Chair Professor in Culinary Arts
Dr. Arun Jamkar
Distinguished Professor Dr. Arun Jamkar Faculty of MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES
Former Ambassador Talmiz Ahmed
Chair Professor Former Ambassador Talmiz Ahmed 'Ram Sathe Chair in International Studies'
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences



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.


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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