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


Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, Pune will be a globally respected institute that lays a strong foundation in management education, thus developing managers who are committed to excellence in their chosen path without compromising on moral values.


To provide an environment that:

  • Challenges the students' mind through academics

  • Encourages physical fitness

  • Nurtures creativity in all its forms and

  • Emphasizes on the inculcation of values

- thus transforming them into socially responsible managers and leaders.


  • Class rooms: SCMS has spacious classrooms with LCD projectors, the 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 an LCD Projector and internet connectivityto facilitate the teaching-learning process.

  • Library andReading Room: Our Library houses some of the finest collections of management and other specific books, classics, fiction andnon- fiction books, periodicals, journals, newspapers, CDs, DVDs. The noteworthy feature is the digital library, which enables access to e-journals, e-books, online databases and online public access catalog.

  • Students' Interaction lounge: The Interaction lounge of our centre 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: Most of the corporate presentations related to placementsand the selection process for the purpose of admissions of students take place in the Audio Visual Room and the Conference Hall.

  • Indoor Games room: Indoor games like Table tennis, carom, chess, scrabbleand others are available in the institute for the purpose of rejuvenating the students.

  • Outdoor sports facilities: We have exclusively earmarked an outdoor sports area with facilities for playing basketball, football and cricket for the students.

  • Music room: Well-equipped music rooms with all modern wind and string instruments areavailable for theuse of our students.

  • Counseling room and Sick bay: The Campus has an in-house counselor available to the students on all working days.

  • Scrollers: Important information is disseminated to the students instantly through scrollers strategically positioned on all the floors.

Canteen, Mess, Hostel & Campus facility

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

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

  • Hostel - The college provides students ample accommodation through luxurious twin sharing/ single, 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. It is located within a 1 km radius from the campus.

  • Convenience store - The campus has an in-house convenience store for access to basic necessaries.

  • Reprography Centre - The campus has a reprography centre which helps students with thesupply of necessary stationery, photocopying and printing facilities.

  • Gymnasium - The campus has a gym set up with all thelatest equipment.

  • Health Care Centre - We have a health care centre on campus with one doctor and medical staff. The students use this facility to undergo their annual health checkup.

  • ATM - Corporation Bank has set up an ATM on the campus for the convenience of students, faculty and staff.

  • Cafe Coffee Day has installed an outlet on the campus, which servescoffeeandsnacks to students.

Programme offered

Bachelor of Business Administration - (BBA)

The BBA programme is a full-time, three-year graduate programme spread over six semesters which aims at transforming a student into a corporate personality. This programme 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 choose courses of their choice resulting in the award of a general BBA or BBA with single or dual specialization.

The programme is of 150 credits with a combination of core courses and elective courses. The cafeteria approach will encourage and allow students to choose elective courses from various specializations. The institute offers six specializations from the Academic year of 2013-14:

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

SCMS, Pune will offers the Certificate and Diploma courses from the Academic year 2014-15:

  • Certificate in Financial Markets

  • Certificate in International Financial Reporting Standards


The Placement Cell is an integral part of theinstitute. The 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 during 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, I place among others. The last academic year was particularly successful, with 80% of the eligible students suitably placed.

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 centre has 178 international students (including Non Resident Indians and Foreign Nationals).

Career Prospects

After completing the programme 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

Passed XII or equivalent course in any discipline from any recognized Board / Council / University with a minimum of 50% marks for general (open) category and 45% marks for students of SC and ST category. Indian students will be admitted on the basis of the merit list drawn out of the results of the selection process through SET and (PI-WAT).

International Students

Admissions of all International Students are done through the International Office of Symbiosis International University (SCIE).To check if you are an international student, refer to :


Intake for the BBA programme in Pune

Indian students: 240

International Students (Including PIO and NRI students): 60

Total = 300

Reservation of seats for Special Categories

Within the sanctioned intake

SC - 15%

ST - 7.5%

Differentlyabled - 3%

Wards of Serving/RetiredDefence Personnel-5%

Over and above the sanctioned intake

Kashmiri Migrants - 2 seats over and above intake

Important dates:


Dates for SET

Dates for SCMS, Pune

Registration closes

Sun, 13th, April, 2014

Friday, May 16th 2014

Downloading of Admit cards

Monday, April 21st, 2014 to
Saturday,May 03rd, 2014

Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET)

May 03rd, 2014 Saturday
(Time: 9.30 AM to 12.00 noon and 2.30 PM to 5.00 PM)

1. Online Payment closes

2.Last date to send application fees of Rs. 1000/-for SCMS ,Pune, payable at Pune

Friday, May 16th 2014

Saturday, May 10th 2014

SET results

May19th 2014 Monday

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

Thu, May 22nd, 2014

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

Monday May 26th, to Wednesday May 28th

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

May 29th, 2014, Thurs, to June 1st 2014, Sun

Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test (PI-WAT) Schedule (In Bangalore for Pune Students)

May 27th, 2014, Tue

First merit list of candidates for admission to SCMS, Pune

Jun 5th, 2014, Thurs

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

Jun 13th, 2014, Fri

Second merit list of candidates for admission to SCMS, Pune

Jun 14th, 2014, Sat

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

Jun 20th, 2014, Fri

Third merit list of candidates for admission to SCMS, Pune

Jun 21st, 2014 - Saturday

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

Jun 26th, 2014, Thursday

Reporting to SCMS, Pune

Saturday Jun 28th or Sun, Jun 29th, 2014

Commencement of Programme

Jun 30th, 2014, Mon

* PI/WAT at NOIDA and Bangalore will be conducted subject to a minimum demand by 50 students

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 processes 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 the SET. The centre will be unable to change the (PI-WAT) schedule announced along with the results. However candidate must keep track for any updates on our website.


Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, Pune
Survey No.231, Viman Nagar, Pune - 411014
Tel: 91-020-26634534/020-26634530 (Only for Admission queries)
TeleFax: 020-26634532.