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Symbiosis International University

Symbiosis International University, Pune

Symbiosis was established in 1971, primarily to promote international understanding between Indian and foreign students through quality education.


Symbiosis is a family of 36 academic institutions spread across eight campuses in and around Pune and is host to over 34,000 students on campus. These include Indian students from all states of India as well as international students from over 40 different countries.


It also has over 80,000 students studying for the Distance Education Programmes.

In May 2002, the Deemed University status was conferred upon Symbiosis International University (SIU) .


The Deemed University comprises several institutes offering undergraduate programmes Some of them are:

  • Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies Under Graduate- SCMS (UG),Pune & Noida

  • Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research (SICSR),Pune

  • Symbiosis Society's Law College (SSLC)Pune, Noida, Hyderabad & Nagpur

  • Symbiosis School of Economics(SSE) , Pune

  • Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication (SCMC), Pune

  • Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts(SSLA) , Pune

  • Symbiosis School for Culinary Arts (SSCA) , Pune

About the Graduate Degree courses offered by Symbiosis International University

Specialisations in BBA- Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies (UG)

The Symbiosis centre for Management studies (Under Graduate) introduced the Symbiosis Bachelor Of Business Administration in 2004.It is full time three- year course, which is currently a much sought -after career choice among 10+2 students . It offers the following specialisations:

  • Marketing Management

  • Accounts and Finance

  • International Business

  • Human Resource Management

  • Environment Management

  • Entrepreneurship


The different streams make each course very interesting and appealing to students with different interests.


Knowledge of Information Technology combined with management will certainly help students in the industry outside as today the definition of IT is much broader encompassing nearly every type of business including banks, retailers, manufactures, research firms, government companies etc.


Career Prospects  


After completing the course the students can pursue higher education in any of the premier management institutes in India or any of the foreign Universities.


Students who do not wish to pursue further studies have placement opportunities where in they can get in various areas such as Finance, Marketing Sales , HR, IT and Law.


The approximate annual fee including tuition fees, lab fees and hostel fees is Rs 4,00,000/-

Nature of the written test Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET)


  • SET is a mandatory Common Entrance Test for all Under Graduate Degree programs.

  • Options as answers and carries one mark for correct answer. There is no negative marking for wrong answers

  • All sections are mandatory

Different sections in SET

The paper pattern is subject to change

Preparation for the BBA Symbiosis Test  

Students should prepare for the entrance test of Symbiosis - BBA by focusing on the following

  •     Extensive training on the fundamentals in verbal ability, quantitative ability and reasoning skills.

  •     Studying books for the sections on IT awareness, business awareness, general awareness and legal awareness. The candidate is also required to keep himself abreast of the current happenings in the respective areas. For this reading newspaper, business magazines and IT magazines should see him through.

Detailed syllabus

Apart from the 36 subjects, students have the following additional modules which are compulsory

  • Public speaking and Presentation skills

  • One foreign language from French, German, Spanish and Japanese

  • Yoga and Mediations

  • Personality development workshop

  • Book review

  • Factory review

  • Introduction to case studies

  • Debating

  • Student’s talent mapping and counselling

  • Outbound programmes

  • Community work

MCM BBA / BMS Entrance Test Training Programs


MCM offers a comprehensive ONLINE Training Program or an


Crash Course immediately

after HSC (12th Std) Exam

2 Year Training Program for FYJC (11th Std) Students

1 Year Training Program for SYJC (12th Std) Students

Correspondence Course 

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