Symbiosis School of Economics

Founded in 2008, Symbiosis School of Economics (SSE) is a dynamic institution, with a demonstrable record of success, offering both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Economics. The curriculum is designed and upgraded periodically to enhance the employability of our graduates in sectors such as public and private enterprises, banking and financial services, government, consulting, academia and NGOs. This niche Institute seeks to develop intellectual discipline, critical and analytical assessment, resulting in rational thinking. It also nurtures an understanding of the need for constrained optimization and a strong urge to strive towards achieving equilibrium. The SSE tries to achieve these goals in an educational environment committed to excellence and academic freedom. The environment here is disciplined and demanding, at the same time giving plenty of scope for creativity, originality and student initiatives. Unique aspects of the institute are the centers it runs for students. The Centre for Academic Writing offers numerous facilities to students for academic writing whereas the Centre for Quantitative Learning and Applications supports researchers at advanced level.

Vision and Mission

B.Sc. Economics (Honours)

SIU Vision

  • Promoting international understanding through quality education.

SIU Mission

  • To inculcate the spirit of 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ (the world is one family)
  • To contribute towards knowledge generation and dissemination
  • To impart ethical and value-based learning
  • To foster the spirit of national development
  • To cultivate cross-cultural sensitivities
  • 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 & community
  • To instil sensitivity towards community and environmental concerns
  • To produce thought-provoking leaders for society



All classrooms are ICT enabled and equipped with LCD projectors and Wi-Fi connection.


The library at SSE is continuously being upgraded with books, journals, magazines, periodicals and newspapers. Faculty and students also have access to the central library, SIU.


The 50 seater computer lab is Wi-Fi enabled with wide-ranging Statistics and Econometrics related software packages.


The canteen has a wide variety of snacks and meals to choose from and is easily accessible.


Limited accommodation is available at the boys and girls hostel on the campus. However, the administration office at SSE assists students with information regarding the accommodation available in the hostel and the vicinty.


Symbiosis Centre for Health Care (SCHC) is an in-house Health Care Centre exclusive to the staff and students. The SCHC has a team of specialist doctors who conduct the (compulsory) annual check-up. Outpatient treatment is provided to the students by the medical officer of SCHC stationed in our campus. Each student is insured under Mediclaim and the Traffic Accident policy.


  • The campus at Symbiosis School of Economics is Wi-Fi enabled.
  • A state-of the art auditorium with a seating capacity of more than 500 students
  • An air-conditioned Seminar/Conference Hall.
  • A well-equipped gymnasium on the campus.
  • The campus also has a Reprography centre and a Bank to facilitate the students.


Students at SSE come from across the country and the world, thereby allowing for a remarkable exposure to different cultures, regions, traditions and languages. We have 20 student driven clubs brimming with activities. Joining a sports club or a debating society can be a great way to meet new people and is also a fantastic way to become part of the student community at SSE. The Students' Council along with the faculty organizes a number of events throughout the term for the purpose of overall development of students which includes the official college fest ‘Equilibria’ as well as other activities.


B.Sc. (Economics) Honours

B.Sc. (Economics) Honours is a full time, three year graduation programme, which not only offers a wide array of economics, mathematics and statistics modules but also provides the students with an opportunity to study courses related to Accounts and Finance, Environmental Economics, International Relations, Public Policy and Administration, Research Methodology, Business Law, etc. to ensure a more holistic and interdisciplinary approach. This helps students develop critical thinking, logical analysis and deep understanding of crucial economic issues. We aim at creating a class of graduates in Economics who would be equipped not only with the strong foundation of economic theory but also with skills required to tackle and analyse the real world economic and business issues.

Other Programmes

  • M.Sc. Economics
  • PG Diploma in Urban Development
  • Diploma in Quantitative Economics


This year again, many of the companies which visited for campus recruitment have been hiring from SSE for the past few years. New recruiters are Equitas bank, Ernst & Young and Deloitte. The average package offered to B.Sc. and M.Sc. graduates has increased this year.

Placements Overview

The Placement Cell, guided by a set of rules and principles strives to maintain warm relation with firms. Preparing the recruitment schedule for the year, inviting firms for pre-placement talks on campus followed by final placements, and overseeing the process to its end are responsibilities that the Placement Cell endeavors to carry out successfully.

The Placement Cell at Symbiosis School of Economics works in close coordination with its faculty advisor and provides a platform for students seeking recruitment to interact with possible recruiters on the campus.

Final Placements at SSE is considered to be an important dimension of educational attainment and therefore is accorded high priority. The Director and a team of highly-qualified senior faculty oversee the implementation of the placement related work agenda.

Over the last three years, in particular, SSE has consciously developed, nurtured and forged long-lasting collaborations and relationships with a number of research institutes, corporate firms and NGOs and development agencies. These organizations have offered internships and final placements to our students. It is a conscious effort on the part of SSE to expand the network of association, so as to reflect synergies between the academic training and research/industry needs.

Placement Cell Activities

The Placement Cell conducts a number of activities to help students prepare for their careers after graduation. Each final year B.Sc. and M.Sc. student attend a career counseling session to help them understand and make choices from the various opportunities available. Students are encouraged to attend follow-up counseling sessions to help their decision-making process. The Placement Cell arranges workshops on other important aspects of preparing for placements like CV writing, Aptitude Tests, Mock interviews & Group discussions, Grooming and Etiquette, speaking skills & body language, an impact of current affairs on business & economy etc.


All B.Sc. And M.Sc. students are required to complete an internship as a requirement of their coursework. The Placement Cell assists students in applying for internships. The aim of the internship is to widen the student’s perspective and to help them understand the real-life implications of the theoretical frameworks learned in class. It gives the students an opportunity to experience and appreciate real-world challenges in the areas of research and business.

The Internship selection process starts in the month of December. Selection is typically based on the written tests, student research papers, and personal interview. Students are required to submit a project report of their internship and present this report to a panel of faculty for evaluation. The student’s grades on their internships form a part of the final CGPA.


The SSE students have a pan-India presence with international students coming from more than 10 nations across the globe.


Standard XII (10+2) or equivalent examination passed from any recognized board with minimum 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes).


130 students

Reservation-As per Symbiosis International University norms

Important Dates

Details Date
SET and Programme Registration Begins Thursday, January 24,2019
Last date to apply and pay for SET Sunday, April 21,2019
SET Admit Card Generation Wednesday, April 24,2019
SET Test Saturday, May 04,2019
Last date of Online registration and payment for Institute May 13th, 2019  Monday
Institute offline payment end date May 6th, 2019  Monday
SET Result May 14, 2019, Monday
Announcement of Shortlist for Personal Interaction & Written Ability Test (PI & WAT) May 16th, 2019  Thursday
Last date to book PI-WAT slot on preferred date, time and city May 18th, 2019  Saturday
Shortlist call letter publication date May 21st, 2019  Tuesday
PI-WAT at Pune May 24th, 2019 Friday & May 25th, 2019 Saturday
PI-WAT at Noida May 30th, 2019 Thursday,  May 31st, 2019 Friday & June 1st, 2019 Saturday
Announcement of First Merit list June 7th, 2019  Friday
Last date for payment of fees for candidates in the first merit list June 13th, 2019  Thursday
Announcement of Second Merit list June 14th, 2019  Friday
Last date for payment of fees for candidates in the second merit list June 20th, 2019 Thursday
Programme Commencement June 26th, 2019  Wednesday


Symbiosis School of Economics

3rd Floor, SCHC Building,
Senapati Bapat Road, Pune 411004

Contact Details for Admission Queries :

: 020 –25672520 /25675406 Ext: 209
: +91 8669667596

Other Contact Details:

Dr. Debdulal Thakur (Deputy Director) - 020 -25672520 / 25675406 - Ext 208
Dr. Deepa Gupta (B.Sc Programme in Charge) - 020 -25672520 / 25675406 Ext 231
Ms. Deepashri Bhagwat (Sr. Office Superintendent) - 020 -25672520 / 25675406 - Ext 204
Ms. Simi Malhotra (Supervisor): - 020 – 25672520 / 25675406 - Ext 209, +91 8669667596
Ms. Shilpi Singh (Network Engineer) [Technical Queries Only] -020 – 25672520 / 25675406 - Ext 226