Charter - Symbiosis International University

Welcome to Symbiosis International University

The University was established under Section 3 of UGC Act, 1956, in the year 2002, with the basic principle:

  • To provide facilities for education and research of University standard
  • The encouragement of the dissemination, advancement, development and application of knowledge.
  • The provision of courses of study or instruction across a range of fields, and the carrying out of research, to meet the needs of the community.
  • The provision of teaching and learning that engage with advanced knowledge.
Prof. Dr. S.B. Mujumdar established Symbiosis on the principles of Vedic thought of "World as One Family" and is resplendent of the activities and students of several countries. The University also has MOU's of collaboration with several renowned universities of the world and encourages students & faculty to participate in its programmes. Symbiosis International University was given "Deemed to be University" status by the Ministry of Human Resource Development in 2002. The University is re-accredited by NAAC with Grade 'A' and CGPA of 3.58 on a four point scale.

Symbiosis International University is nestled on a beautiful 300 acre campus, the Symbiosis Knowledge Village, on the outskirts of the city of Pune in Maharashtra, India. 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.

The genesis of the University stems from the Symbiosis Society, a 'Not for Profit' organisation. Its growth reflects the dynamic changes in Indian society. It would not be far-fetched to claim that the history of the University is intertwined with the history of Management education in India. Today, SIU is a clear leader in management education with several of its management institutes ranked amongst the best in the country and its alumni occupying leadership positions across the world.

With changes sweeping across India's higher education environment, SIU has established need based institutes across the 7 faculties of Law, Management, Computer Studies, Health & Bio-medical Sciences, Media, Communication & Design, Humanities & Social Sciences and Engineering. Symbiosis International University continues to grow…. Evolving by benchmarking itself against the best in the world. A student centric philosophy leads to innovatives in teaching and learning, student affairs, academic programs and health care.

Cutting edge technologies, smart classrooms and modern infrastructure positively impact the delivery of world class education. Diversity in the classroom and faculty rooms, service learning projects, internships and value added activities lead to a more holistic development of students.

The University bears in mind its objective that its ultimate aim is to participate in the task of inculcating knowledge and hone skills which are vital to the young graduates and post graduates who passes out from the University.

Leadership

Chancellor

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 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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Principal Director, Symbiosis

Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar


Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar I am delighted to invite you to the official Web site of the Symbiosis International 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 University [ SIU], Pune, completed her doctorate in Economics from the Gokhale Institute of Economics and Politics, Pune.

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Vision and Mission

Vision

Promoting international understanding through quality education

Mission

  • 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

Institutes / Departments

Citations

- Her Excellency Shrimati Pratibha Devisingh Patil, President of India

"A great creation. My best wishes" - His Excellency Dr. A.P.J Kalam, Former President of India

"It was a lifetime experience for me. First, the fantastic ambience in harmony with nature. Second the opportunity to speak to and interact with thousand plus energetic young people. Third, the intellectually stimulating evening where we envisioned "Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam" being reproduced to 'include the excludes'." - Dr. R.A. Mashelkar F.R.S, Former Director General, CSIR

"I am grateful for the opportunity to visit this fine institution and to address the students. This institution is a source of pride to us. " - His Excellency Talmiz Ahmed, Ambassador of India to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

"Very impressed to see the progress of this institute. I appreciate the vision of Dr, Mujumdar. This institute represents a sphere in the field of education in the country."- Hon'ble Shri Tarun Gogoi, Chief Minister Assam

"I am extremely happy for being at this campus if Symbiosis International University. I have been moved by the story of how as a result of an incident, this whole conception was born in the mind of the Chancellor, Dr. S.B. Mujumdar. It is clear that he acted in a very human way and being a man of action, he spared no time in implementing the concept. I thank all the members for their expose of the different disciplines and activities being carried on by this University, which is growing very fast and I wish it every success in its future endeavors, under the able leadership of Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar."- H.E Anerood Jugnauth, President, Republic of Mauritius

"Thank you for the great privilege of inviting me here to this great institution. It has been the most rewarding experience for me. I wish all success for the future – keep up the good work." - Mr. Amitabh Bachchan, Superstar

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