Symbiosis - Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence

Symbiosis International (Deemed University) is a multi-disciplinary university offering its students and faculty a vibrant learning ecosystem designed around its multi-cultural and innovative ethos. Symbiosis was established in 1971 by Prof. Dr. S.B. Mujumdar, which was 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.

Today the university has its campuses spread across four states and 6 cities in India. All the university campuses epitomize the Symbiosis vision, 'Promoting International Understanding through Quality Education' and are a beehive of international students from all across the globe, being privy to Indian culture and hospitality.

The university is awarded the Category-I status by UGC, and an 'A++' grade by NAAC. The university is also ranked 32nd in the Universities Category of NIRF 2022, and ranked tenth in the category of 'University & Deemed to be University (Private-Self-Financed)' in Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievement (ARIIA) 2021. Globally the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking 2022 has ranked Symbiosis International University amongst the top 800 – 1000 Universities in the World. The University is also ranked in the top 350 Universities in Asia by the QS Regional Rankings, and is the only Indian university to have received the Asia Pacific Quality Label.

The university is a pioneer in liberal arts education and has a strong School for Liberal Arts with departments in languages, literature, music, philosophy, indology, art, dance, theatre, education, anthropology, political science, international relations, film studies, peace and conflict studies, mathematics and statistics, pure and applied sciences, sociology, economics, sports, etc. While offering India’s pioneering 4 year honours programme, it also offers students across SIU institutes the opportunity to study courses of liberal arts, giving them a unique edge by focusing on 360° critical thinking and innovative design thinking, with the hope of finding innovative solutions to societal problems. Innovation and entrepreneurship programmes, an incubation centre and seed money for student /faculty research completes the learning ecosystem.Students and faculty are provided with opportunities to pursue their international academic interests to the fullest, be it through academic exchanges, or exposure to international conferences, seminars, workshops, and other resources.

Recently, the University has established the Symbiosis Medical College for Women. The medical college and its attached Symbiosis University Hospital and Research Centrehave state-of-the-art infrastructure and facilities.

Symbiosis International (Deemed University) is committed towards generation of knowledge, innovations and its contribution towards the development of the Nation.

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Prof. Dr. S B Mujumdar (M.Sc. Ph.D.)
Distinguished Academician & Educationist

Dr. S.B. Mujumdar I am delighted to welcome you to the Symbiosis International (Deemed University). The University is part of the larger Symbiosis family, which is built on the core ideal of Vasudhaiv Kutumbakam—the world is one family.

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Pro Chancellor, Symbiosis International (Deemed University) & Principal Director, Symbiosis

Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar

Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar I am delighted to invite you to the official Web site of the Symbiosis International (Deemed University). It is my wish that this medium will allow you a look into the world of the University.

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Vice Chancellor

Dr. Rajani R.Gupte Vice Chancellor
M.A, M.Phil, Ph.D. (Economics)

Dr. Rajani R.Gupte Dr. Rajani Gupte, the Vice Chancellor of Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Pune, completed her doctorate in Economics from the Gokhale Institute of Economics and Politics, Pune.

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Vision and Mission


Promoting international understanding through quality education


  • to inculcate spirit of 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam' (the world is one family)
  • to contribute towards knowledge generation and dissemination
  • to promote ethical and value-based learning
  • to foster the spirit of national development
  • to inculcate cross cultural sensitization
  • to develop global competencies amongst students
  • to nurture creativity and encourage entrepreneurship
  • to enhance employability and contribute to human resource development
  • to promote health and wellness amongst students, staff and community
  • to instill sensitivity amongst the youth towards the community and environment
  • to produce thought provoking leaders for the society

Core Values

The University endeavours to promote and foster an eco-system where stakeholders believe in and practice

  • 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam' (the world is one family)
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Integrity and Honesty
  • Transparency & Accountability
  • Social Commitment
  • Gender Equity

Institutes / Department of Skills & Continuing Education / Support Departments

  • Symbiosis Law School (SLS), Pune
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM ), Pune
  • Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research (SICSR)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies (SCMS), Pune
  • Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD)
  • Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Digital and Telecom Management (SIDTM) (formerly, SITM)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication (SIMC)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM), Nashik
  • Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Geoinformatics (SIG)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID)
  • Symbiosis College of Nursing (SCON)
  • Symbiosis School of Economics (SSE)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Bengaluru
  • Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT), Pune
  • Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication (SCMC)
  • Symbiosis School of Media and Communication (SSMC), Bengaluru
  • Symbiosis Law School (SLS), NOIDA
  • Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies (SCMS), NOIDA
  • Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF)
  • Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts (SSLA)
  • Symbiosis School of Biological Sciences (SSBS)
  • Symbiosis School of Visual Arts And Photography (SSVAP)
  • Symbiosis School of International Studies (SSIS)
  • Symbiosis Law School (SLS), Hyderabad
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Hyderabad
  • Symbiosis School of Culinary Arts (SSCA)
  • Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS)
  • Symbiosis Statistical Institute (SSI)
  • Symbiosis Law School (SLS), Nagpur
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Nagpur
  • Symbiosis School of Planning, Architecture and Design (SSPAD), Nagpur
  • Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies (SCMS), Nagpur
  • Symbiosis Medical College for Women (SMCW) & Symbiosis University Hospital and Research Centre(SUHRC)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT), Nagpur
  • Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies (SCMS), Bengaluru
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), NOIDA
  • English Language Teaching Institute of Symbiosis (ELTIS)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Foreign and Indian Languages (SIFIL)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Corporate Education (SCCE), Pune
  • Symbiosis Centre for Health Skills (SCHS)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Yoga (SCY)
  • Symbiosis School of Online and Distance Learning (SSODL)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Corporate Education (SCCE), NOIDA
  • Symbiosis Centre for Corporate Education (SCCE), Nagpur
  • Symbiosis Centre for Skill Development (SCSD), Nagpur
  • Symbiosis Centre for Corporate Education (SCCE), Hyderabad
  • Symbiosis Centre for Leadership Development
  • Symbiosis Centre for International Education (SCIE)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Research and Innovation (SCRI)
  • Symbiosis Teaching Learning Resource Centre (STLRC)
  • Symbiosis Community Outreach Programme and Extension (SCOPE)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (SCEI)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Alumni Engagement (SCAE)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Emotional Wellbeing (SCEW)
  • Symbiosis Centre for European Studies (SCES)
  • Department of Sports, Recreation and Wellness (DSRW)

Research Centres

  • Symbiosis Centre for Advanced Legal Studies and Research (SCALSAR)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Waste Resource Management (SCWRM)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Stem Cell Research (SCSCR)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Behavioural Studies (SCBS)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (SCNN)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Medical Image Analysis (SCMIA)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Applied Artificial Intelligence (SCAAI)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Research on International Higher Education (SCRIHE)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Climate Change and Sustainability (SCCCS)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Urban Studies (SCUS)
  • Symbiosis Centre for India Australia Studies (SCIAS)


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