About SIU Pune

Symbiosis International (Deemed University) is a multi-disciplinary university offering its students and faculty a vibrant learning ecosystem designed around its multi-cultural and innovative ethos. Established in 1971 by Prof. Dr. S.B. Mujumdar,it is a ‘home away from home’ for International students. The Institution is based on the principles of Vedic thought of “World as One Family”.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. Symbiosis is committed to building international understanding by offering quality education, and is resplendent of the activities and students of more than 85 countries.

Today the university has its campuses spread across four states and 6 cities in India. All the university campuses epitomize the Symbiosis vision, ‘Promoting International Understanding through Quality Education’ and are a beehive of international students from all across the globe, being privy to Indian culture and hospitality.

The university is awarded the Category-I status by UGC, and an ‘A++’ grade by NAAC with a score 3.56 on 4. The university is also ranked 38th in the Universities Category of NIRF 2021, and ranked tenth in the category of ‘University & Deemed to be University (Private-Self-Financed)’ in Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievement (ARIIA) 2021. Globally the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking 2022 has ranked Symbiosis International University amongst the top 800 – 1000 Universities in the World. The University is also ranked in the top 350 Universities in Asia by the QS Regional Rankings, and is the only Indian university to have received the Asia Pacific Quality Label.

The university is a pioneer in liberal arts education and has a strong School for Liberal Arts with departments in languages, literature, music, philosophy, indology, art, dance, theatre, education, anthropology, political science, international relations, film studies, peace and conflict studies, mathematics and statistics, pure and applied sciences, sociology, economics, sports, etc. While offering India’s pioneering 4 year honours programme, it also offers students across SIU institutes the opportunity to study courses of liberal arts, giving them a unique edge by focusing on 360° critical thinking and innovative design thinking, with the hope of finding innovative solutions to societal problems. Innovation and entrepreneurship programmes, an incubation centre and seed money for student /faculty research completes the learning ecosystem.Students and faculty are provided with opportunities to pursue their international academic interests to the fullest, be it through academic exchanges, or exposure to international conferences, seminars, workshops, and other resources.

Recently, the University has established the Symbiosis Medical College for Women. The medical college and its attached Symbiosis University Hospital and Research Centrehave state-of-the-art infrastructure and facilities.

Symbiosis International (Deemed University) is committed towards generation of knowledge, innovations and its contribution towards the development of the Nation.

Vision and Mission


Promoting international understanding through quality education


to inculcate spirit of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ (the world is one family)

to promote ethical and value-based learning

to inculcate cross cultural sensitization

to nurture creativity and encourage entrepreneurship

to promote health and wellness amongst students, staff and community

to produce thought provoking leaders for the society

to enhance employability and contribute to human resource development

to develop global competencies amongst students

to contribute towards knowledge generation and dissemination

to foster the spirit of national developmen

to instill sensitivity amongst the youth towards the community and environment

Core Values

The University endeavours to promote and foster an eco-system where stakeholders believe in and practice

‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ (the world is one family)

Diversity & Inclusion

Integrity and Honesty

Transparency & Accountability

Social Commitment

Gender Equity

Institutes / Department of Skills & Continuing Education / Support 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 Studies (SCMS), Pune

Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD)

Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB)

Symbiosis Institute of Digital and Telecom Management (SIDTM) (formerly, SITM)

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS)

Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication (SIMC)

Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM), Nashik

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 College of Nursing (SCON)

Symbiosis School of Economics (SSE)

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Bengaluru

Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT), Pune

Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication (SCMC)

Symbiosis School of Media and Communication (SSMC), Bengaluru

Symbiosis Law School (SLS), NOIDA

Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies (SCMS), NOIDA

Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF)

Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts (SSLA)

Symbiosis School of Biological Sciences (SSBS)

Symbiosis School of Visual Arts And Photography (SSVAP)

Symbiosis School of International Studies (SSIS)

Symbiosis Law School (SLS), Hyderabad

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Hyderabad

Symbiosis School of Culinary Arts (SSCA)

Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS)

Symbiosis Statistical Institute (SSI)

Symbiosis Law School (SLS), Nagpur

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Nagpur

Symbiosis School of Planning, Architecture and Design (SSPAD), Nagpur

Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies (SCMS), Nagpur

Symbiosis Medical College for Women (SMCW) & Symbiosis University Hospital and Research Centre(SUHRC)

Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT), Nagpur

Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies (SCMS), Bengaluru

English Language Teaching Institute of Symbiosis (ELTIS)

Symbiosis Institute of Foreign and Indian Languages (SIFIL)

Symbiosis Centre for Corporate Education (SCCE), Pune

Symbiosis Centre for Health Skills (SCHS)

Symbiosis Centre for Yoga (SCY)

Symbiosis School of Open and Distance Learning (SSODL)

Symbiosis Centre for Corporate Education (SCCE), NOIDA

Symbiosis Centre for Corporate Education (SCCE), Nagpur

Symbiosis Centre for Skill Development (SCSD), Nagpur

Symbiosis Centre for Corporate Education (SCCE), Hyderabad

Symbiosis Centre for Leadership Development

Symbiosis Centre for International Education (SCIE)

Symbiosis Centre for Research and Innovation (SCRI)

Symbiosis Teaching Learning Resource Centre (STLRC)

Symbiosis Community Outreach Programme and Extension (SCOPE)

Symbiosis Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (SCEI)

Symbiosis Centre for Alumni Engagement (SCAE)

Symbiosis Centre for Emotional Wellbeing (SCEW)

Symbiosis Centre for European Studies (SCES)

Symbiosis Centre for India Australia Studies (SCIAS)

Department of Sports, Recreation and Wellness (DSRW)

Research Centres

Symbiosis Centre for Advanced Legal Studies and Research (SCALSAR)

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)

Symbiosis Centre for Applied Artificial Intelligence (SCAAI)

Symbiosis Centre for Research on International Higher Education (SCRIHE)

Symbiosis Centre for Climate Change and Sustainability (SCCCS)

Symbiosis Centre for Urban Studies (SCUS)

For more information about Symbiosis International University, please visit http://siu.edu.in