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Symbiosis Pune is one of the premier B-schools of India. Read about SCDL, SIBM and SCMHRD Pune.
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Symbiosis Pune

Symbiosis, PuneDr. Mujumdar laid the foundation of the Symbiosis International Educational Centre in the year 1971. In the past 36 years, Symbiosis has extended to over 27 institutions spread over 8 campuses. More than 150 courses are taught at these institutions, in the field of Law, Management, Arts & Commerce, Mass Communication, Foreign Languages, Information Technology, International Business, etc. In the article, we have provided information about the three major Symbiosis institutes in Pune, namely SIBM Pune, SCDL Pune and SCMHRD Pune.

SIBM Pune SIBM, or Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, was established in Pune in 1978. Since then, the institute has been constantly expanding and today, it counts amongst the topmost Business Schools of India. Read on to know more about Symbiosis institute of Pune, India.

Programs Offered:

Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
MBA is a two years residential program, which offers specializations in Human Resources, Marketing, Finance, Operations and Marketing Communications Management.

One-Year Programs
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing Management (PGDMM)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Advertising and Communication Management (PGDACM)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Insurance Management (PGDIM)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Finance, Banking and Financial Services (PGDFBFS)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Operations Management (PGDOM)
Executive MBA
The executive MBA is for graduates, with atleast 5 years of post-qualification experience. Admission is given on the basis of an entrance test and a personal interview.

SCDL Pune (Symbiosis Center for Distance Learning)
SCDL was initially set up in 1994 with a view to provide correspondence education to Defense Personnel, along with their dependents. It was established as a "Correspondence Section" of Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies. Later, in 2001, it was given the status of a separate institute, with the aim of offering courses to help the students in building up their careers.

Programs Offered:

Two-Year Post Graduate Diploma Programs
  • Post Graduate Diploma In Business Administration (PGDBA)
  • Post Graduate Diploma In International Business (PGDIB)
  • Post Graduate Diploma In Human Resource Management (PGDHRM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma In Information Technology (PGDIT)
One-Year Post Graduate Diploma Programs
  • Post Graduate Diploma In Insurance Management (PGDIM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma In Retail Management (PGDRM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma In Customer Relationship Management (PGDCRM)
Corporate Program
  • Post Graduate Diploma In Business Administration For Corporates (C - PGDBA)
Six month Certificate Courses
  • Certificate Course In Instructional Design
  • Certificate Course In Entrepreneurship Development & Management
  • Certificate Course In Supply Chain Management
SCMHRD, or the Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development, was set up in the year 1993. The aim behind establishment of the institute was to create leaders and entrepreneurs of tomorrow.

Programs Offered:
  • Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
  • Executive Masters in Business Administration (ExMBA)
Admission Procedure
  • For taking admission into the full time courses at any of the Symbiosis institutes, candidates have to appear for a common admission test, known as SNAP. The candidates who qualify the test are called for group discussions and personal interviews, on the basis of which admissions are finally given.
  • For distance learning programs, the candidate needs to be a graduate from any recognized university (for two-year diplomas) and/or diploma holders from any recognized university (for six-month certificate course).