Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, Pune

Survey No.231, Viman Nagar, Pune - 411014
Tel(only for admission queries) : 020-26634531/33
Email: and


The Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, Pune, set up in the year 2004, is a Department of Symbiosis International University. It provides an ecosystem replete with opportunities to all students for value-based management education, which allows them to seek their inner potential, hone their skills, and culminate into future global managers and responsible citizens. The students here strive to explore, innovate and create throughout their journey at SCMS, Pune.


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, and the staff & community
  • To instill sensitivity amongst the youth towards the community and environment
  • To produce thought provoking leaders for the society


Class rooms

SCMS has spacious classrooms with LCD projector, facility of collar mikes and a Public address system. Ours is a fully Wi-Fi enabled campus.

Computer Laboratory

The institute has a well-equipped computer laboratory, with LCD Projector and internet connectivity, to facilitate the teaching-learning process.

Library & Reading Room

Our Library houses some of the finest collections of management &course specific books, classics, fiction & non- fiction books, periodicals, journals, newspapers, CDs, DVDs, etc. The noteworthy feature is the digital library which enables access to e-journals, e-books and online databases and catalogs.

Students' Interaction lounge

The Interaction lounge of our center helps our students to interact freely with our faculty members and extend learning beyond the classroom.

Placement Cell

In order to carry out the placement related activities for the Third year students the college has constituted the Placement Cell.

Audio Visual Room and Conference Hall

For presentations by corporate representatives during conduct of workshop / for placement, or for presentations by faculty/staff we have Audio Visual Room. To conduct meeting / discussions a separate Conference Hall is available.

Indoor Games room: Indoor games, such as table tennis, carom, chess, scrabble, etc., are available at the institute for the purpose of rejuvenating the students.

Outdoor sports facility:

Outdoor sports facility for playing basketball, volleyball, football and cricket are available within our campus area.

Music room

A well- equipped music room with all modern wind and string instruments is available for use of our students.


Important information is disseminated to the students instantly through scrollers strategically positioned in all the floors.

Canteen, Mess, Hostel & Campus facility

Cafeteria :

The campus houses a cafeteria that serves multi-cuisine food.


The College has a mess which serves both vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian breakfast, lunch, evening snacks & dinner.

Hostel :

Presently only girls hostel facility is available. Hostel has luxurious twin / triple sharing, well furnished rooms with Wi-fi facility, hot and cold water facilities throughout the day, attached bath & toilets, generator backup, indoor games / recreations rooms with TV, guest rooms, housekeeping and round the clock security. Due to shortage of accommodation hostel is allotted on first come first serve basis. It is located within a radius of 1 km from the campus.

Convenience store :

The campus has an in-house convenience store for gaining access to necessaries.

Reprography Centre :

The campus has a reprography center which helps students with supply of necessary stationery, photocopying and print out facilities.

Gymnasium :

The campus has a gym set up with all latest equipment.

Health Care Centre :

We have a health care center on campus with one doctor and medical staff. The students use this facility to undergo their health checkup every year.


Corporation Bank has set up an ATM in the campus for the facility of students, faculty and staff.

Program Offered

Bachelor of Business Administration - (BBA)

The BBA program is a full-time, three-year graduation program spread over six semesters which aims at transforming a student into a corporate personality. This program with its intensive syllabus and a wide range of additional modules would indeed enable the student to aspire for higher studies in premium business schools in India and abroad.
Cafeteria Approach: The Institute follows a cafeteria curriculum which was successfully launched from the Academic Year 2011-12. The Cafeteria curriculum has been designed to allow flexibility to the students to take up courses of their choice resulting in the award of a general BBA or BBA with single or dual specialization.
The program is of 150 credits having a combination of core courses and elective courses.
The cafeteria approach will encourage and allow students to choose elective courses from across various specializations.
The institute offers six specializations from Academic year 2013-14:
a. Human Resource Management
b. Marketing Management
c. Accounting & Finance
d. International Business
e. Environmental Management
f. Entrepreneurship Management

ACCA - SCMS, Pune has signed an MOU with ACCA (Association of Charted Certified Accountants), UK to offer training to the select students. One Batch at SCMS, Pune, has successfully completed the Diploma in ACCA; and at present, classes are being conducted for a senior (advanced diploma) and a junior (diploma) batch.

Placement Cell

The Placement Cell is an integral part of our institute. Our placement cell has been immensely successful in creating and maintaining a good network across top notch companies in all sectors, thereby ensuring opportunities to students for recruitment with promising career options. The students registering for placements undergo extensive training ranging from career guidance to soft-skill building. This enhances students' confidence thus helping them perform better at the time of recruitments. Since its inception SCMS has seen the presence of many successful companies who have offered our students positions in major domains such as human resources, marketing, manufacturing, consultancy, advertising and finance. Some of the sectors in which our students are placed include, audit, automotive and banking. Some of the companies which periodically visit our campus for the purpose of offering campus recruitments to our students include KPMG, PWC, Zomato, Indiacom, GPW, Iplace, etc. For the year 2013-14, 90% of our eligible students were placed with companies of global repute. The placement season for 2014-15 is currently on. Our alumni through the years have brought laurels to SCMS with their decision making positions in various organizations.

Methods of Instruction

The Institute strongly believes in interactive learning through lectures, workshops, Industrial visits, Case studies, Project work and field trips, Research Projects, Internships and Simulations.

Profile of students

An important 'take-away' of being a Symbiosis product comes out of the long-standing commitment to diversity. The difference in opinions, convictions, economic background, gender, colour, nationality brings life to our campus community and fosters tolerance. The environment causes intellectual churning and therefore brings out the best in our students. The center has 177 International students (including Non Resident Indians and Foreign Nationals).

Career Prospects

After completing the program students can pursue higher education in any of the premier management institutes in India or abroad. Students who do not wish to pursue further studies will have placement opportunities in various areas such as Finance, Marketing, Sales, Human Resource Management and Environmental Management. One of our important aims is to capacitate and motivate our students to be budding entrepreneurs.

Eligibility for Admission

Indian Students:

  • 1. Passed XII or equivalent course in any discipline from any recognized Board/ Council/ University with minimum 50%
  • 2. Qualifying the Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET), Personal Interaction and Written Ability Test (PI-WAT) of our Institute
    Indian Students will be admitted on the basis of merit list drawn out of the results of the selection process through SET and PI-WAT.

International Students:

Admission of all International students are done through International Office of Symbiosis International University. If you are an international Student, please visit:

Intake for the BBA program in Pune
Indian Students: 240
International Students (Including PIO and NRI students): 60
Total: 300
Reservation: - As per Symbiosis International University norms.

Important Dates


Dates for Symbiosis Centre
for Management Studies, Pune (BBA)

Online Payment begins

 Friday, February 3, 2016

1.    Online Payment closes

2.     Last date to send application fees (Rs 1000/- for BBA Regular by DD in favour of Symbiosis Test Secretariat payable at Pune.

Friday, May 20, 2016


Monday, May 16, 2016


Declaration of SCMS shortlist candidates for Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test (PI-WAT)

Monday, May 23, 2016

Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test (PI-WAT) – (In Pune for SCMS Pune Students)

Thursday, May 26, 2016, to Saturday May 28, 2016 (@ Pune)  

Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test (PI-WAT) – (In Noida for SCMS Pune Students)

Monday, May 30, 2016, to Thursday, June 2, 2016 (@ Noida)  

First merit list of  candidates for admission to SCMS, Pune

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Last date for payment of fees of First merit list of candidates

Friday, June 10, 2016

Second merit  list of candidates for admission to SCMS, Pune

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Last date for payment of fees of Second merit list of candidates

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Third merit  list of candidates for admission to SCMS, Pune

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Last date for payment of fees of Third merit list of candidates

Friday, June 17, 2016

Reporting to SCMS, Pune

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Commencement of Program

Monday June 20, 2016

* All applicants are requested to visit the institute website regularly for any update regarding the admission process/ dates. It is the responsibility of the candidates to ascertain whether they possess the requisite qualifications for admission. Having been admitted provisionally does not mean acceptance of eligibility. Final eligibility of admission will be decided by Symbiosis International University

Any attempt to impersonate or indulge in any malpractice, identified at any stage of the admission process would disqualify the candidate from the admission process to any program of Symbiosis International University and may also lead to appropriate legal action as deemed fit.

Candidates are advised to have the train/ air bookings done soon after they have taken SET. The Centre will be unable to change the (PI-WAT) schedule announced along with the results. However keep a track for recent updates on our website.

Contact Details

Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, Pune
Survey No.231, Viman Nagar, Pune - 411014
Tel(only for admission queries): 020-26634531/33
Email : and