Established in 1978, SIBM Pune is in its 32nd year of service to the student community. It remains the flagship brand of Symbiosis and is recognized as one of the best Business Schools in India. In the year 1979, SIBM Pune proved its pioneering self by becoming the only institute in Pune to organize a seminar outside the city precincts - in Mumbai. Soon the trend was set and others followed suit. The concept of Internships / Summer Training was another offering made by SIBM to Pune. It was in 1982 that learning cum training scheme was started.
Supplementary training courses were included in the curriculum to supplement the Pune University syllabus. Little wonder that the same year SIBM Pune started being ranked among the top 5 B-schools in India. The same year saw SIBM Pune organize 3 national level seminars all outside the city of functioning. It would be interesting to point out that the first computer that was installed at SIBM Pune was donated by students in 1987. Switch to the completely Wi-Fi enabled campus of 2005, also incidentally a students’ initiative – SIBM Pune has certainly come a long way. In 1990, permanent affiliation was received from Pune University – the only B-school to have ever received it. In 1996 the BASE programme was introduced, in addition to the curriculum of Pune University. The same year witnessed SIBM Pune shift to its new campus with well-equipped infrastructure.
The icing on the cake came in 2002 - when SIBM became part of Symbiosis International University because of its excellent academic record. Further in 2006 the UGC vide its notification withdrew the word Deemed and renamed the University as Symbiosis International University (SIU).
SIBM Pune boasts of state-of-the-art infrastructure for its students. All these facilities go a long way in ensuring productive campus life and provide a perfect ambience for academic pursuits.
SIBM Pune’s all new residential campus at Lavale village has become the envy of educational institutions of the city. The sprawling premises houses the SIU office & various trust offices, central library, auditorium, conference hall, canteen, health care centre, area for recreational activities, shopping area, guest house, swimming pool, teaching & non teaching staff housing and menial staff housing.
SIBM Pune has a splendid reference and lending library with over 18,000 books, reports, journals, periodicals, CDs and video cassettes.
IT Infrastructure & Resources
The Computer lab, with broadband connectivity to the Internet and Intranet, boasts of 120 Pentiums with exclusive lease lines.
Students at SIBM Pune are privy to a unique Wi-Fi campus. The Wi-Fi campus enables the students to get on-line anywhere on campus without the hassle of wires and plug-ins. The campus truly is the high tech face of the new-age SIBM. Incidentally, SIBM Pune was the first Management College in the country to adopt this technology, another first among many.
The Information Technology Team is in charge of developing and maintaining the intranet websites. We have a host of intranet websites to assist the students in their academic endeavors. Right from an online marketing repository ADdIcT, hosting over 7000 advertisements tracking various brand promotions over the years, both national and international, to an internal knowledge repository WIRED, to InfoDrome, our contribution in helping SIBM move to a paperless work culture, these resources help our students gain that all important edge over the competition.
All lecture classrooms are well ventilated and equipped with the latest audiovisual facilities.
SIBM Pune assists in securing accommodation for outstation students. The facilities are available in close proximity to the campus and students are charged a nominal fee. The Foreign Students’ Cell, in turn, assists foreign students in all their accommodation requirements.
The in-house facilities include a 600-seater modern auditorium and a modern conference hall located at Vishwa Bhavan.
An all day cafeteria ensures refreshments for busy minds.
The Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS) is an in-house Health Care Centre exclusive to the staff & students of the various institutes of Symbiosis. SIHS has a team of specialist doctors who conduct the annual health check up. Each student is insured under the Mediclaim & Road Traffic Accident Policy. SIHS also provides an in-house modern state-of-the-art health club & fitness centre with a view to facilitate a holistic development of mind & body. The Centre thus provides preventive, promotive as well as curative health care services with a view to ensure Positive Health in all members of the Symbiosis Family.
Outdoor and Recreation Facilities:
It is not all work at SIBM Pune. A state of the art gym provides the students ample opportunity to tone up their bodies in between bouts of exercising their grey cells. The gym comes equipped with a host of training equipment as well as a fitness trainer who keeps a record of the progress made by each individual.
The yoga facility that the institute offers provides a refreshing interlude for the students. A trained yoga teacher puts the students through their meditative paces. The facility has been well appreciated by the students and is reflected in the focus and concentration levels attained by them.
Aerobics is another interesting way for the SIBM Pune student to unwind. A trained fitness professional helps the students with their aerobics routine. This initiative is in keeping with SIBM Pune’s credo to provide a healthy environment for the students – body and mind.
Government of India – New scholarship scheme of Top Class Education for ST students
Students who secure admission in SIBM and whose total family income from all sources does not exceed Rs. 2.00 lakh per annum, will be eligible for the scholarship under the scheme limited to the number of scholarships allocated to the institute.
“NTPC Scholarship Scheme” is applicable for SC / ST / Physically Challenged students pursuing Full Time MBA course with specialization in HR / Finance from SIBM as a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
The students belonging to SC / ST / PC Categories who are in their second year of study pursuing MBA specialization in HR / Finance shall be eligible for the aforesaid scholarship.