Charter - Symbiosis International (Deemed University)

Welcome to Symbiosis International (Deemed University)

SIU 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. It was given "Deemed to be University" status by the Ministry of Human Resource Development in 2002 also re-accredited by NAAC with Grade 'A' and CGPA of 3.58 on a four point scale.

Symbiosis International (Deemed 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 8 faculties of Law, Management, Computer Studies, Health Sciences, Media & Communication, Architecture & Design, Humanities & Social Sciences and Engineering . Symbiosis International (Deemed 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.



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

Institutes / 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 and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD)
  • Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Digital and Telecom Management (SIDTM)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Media & 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 Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Bengaluru
  • Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT)
  • Symbiosis Law School (SLS), NOIDA
  • Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies (SCMS), NOIDA
  • Symbiosis Law School (SLS), Hyderabad
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Hyderabad
  • Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies (SCMS ), Pune
  • English Language Teaching Institute of Symbiosis (ELTIS)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Foreign & Indian Languages (SIFIL)
  • Symbiosis College of Nursing (SCON)
  • Symbiosis School of Economics (SSE)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Media & Communication (SCMC)
  • Symbiosis School of Media & Communication (SSMC), Bengaluru
  • Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Corporate Education (SCCE)
  • Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts (SSLA)
  • Symbiosis School of Biological Sciences (SSBS)
  • Symbiosis School of Photography (SSP)
  • Symbiosis School of International Studies (SSIS)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Health Skills (SCHS)
  • Symbiosis School of Culinary Arts (SSCA)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Yoga (SCY)
  • Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS)
  • Symbiosis Statistical Institute (SSI)
  • Symbiosis School of Open and Distance Learning (SSODL)
  • Symbiosis Medical College for Women (SMCW)
  • Symbiosis Law School (SLS), NAGPUR
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM),NAGPUR
  • Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies (SCMS), NAGPUR
  • Symbiosis School of Planning Architecture and Design (SSPAD)

Support Departments

  • Symbiosis Centre for International Education (SCIE)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Research & Innovation (SCRI)
  • Symbiosis Teaching Learning Resource Centre (STLRC)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (SCEI)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Emotional Wellbeing (SCEW)

Research Centres

  • Symbiosis Centre for Advanced Legal Studies and Research (SCALAR)
  • 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)


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