Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication

Symbiosis Knowledge Village
Gram: Lavale, Taluka: Mulshi, Pune- 412115 Maharashtra, India
Tel:+91 20 39116100; Cell:08888864620

Fax:Fax: +91 20 39116111




Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication will be the preferred destination for all who aspire to excel in the field of Media and Communication Management.

SIMC develops future-ready communications professionals who apply knowledge to influence attitude and behaviour responsive to societal progress. Thereby SIMC intends to inspire young people to influence audiences to impact civil and economic societies


Inspire students to Influence thoughts, action and outcomes and Impact communities and societies positively.


Promoting international understanding through quality education


  • To inculcate spirit of 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam' (The world is one family)
  • To contribute towards knowledge generation and dissemination
  • To promote ethical and value-based learning
  • To foster the spirit of national development
  • To inculcate cross cultural sensitization
  • 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 and community
  • To instill sensitivity amongst the youth towards the community and environment
  • To produce thought provoking leaders for the society


State of the art facilities provided at SIMC are the best among private sector institutes in the country, and compare well with others. We have a Media Lab equipped with, TAM, IRIS, Adobe CC, Coreldraw software & our Classrooms are wi-fi enabled and many machines loaded with IBM SPSS 22.0 version. The latest technology meets creativity within the natural habitat of the sylvan surroundings of the Lavale Campus. Students love the environs on the hill-top campus where they often experience walking through the clouds that move between thousands of trees during the monsoons.

programmes offered

Master of Business Administration - Communication Management MBA [CM]

Intake MBA [CM]

Master of Business Administration MBA [CM] - 120 seats *

We also offer a Masters of Arts in Mass Communication MA (MC) with specialization in a. Journalism and b. Audio Visual. MA (MC) students get the benefits of a well-equipped studio with a Mac lab for editing, computer lab. For more details, please visit


For placement details visit


Candidates must be graduates in any discipline from any statutory university with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks at graduation level. (45% marks for SC/ST candidates). Students in the final year of graduation can apply but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% aggregate marks. Diploma holders are not eligible.


As per University norms

Important dates

SIMC Online Registration Starts

Monday, August 22, 2016


Sunday, December 18, 2016

SNAP Result

Monday, January 9, 2017

SIMC Online Registration Closes

Thursday, January 12, 2017

SIMC Last Date of Payment

Monday, January 16, 2017

Important Dates for Admission Cycle - MBA(CM) Programme - Batch 2017-19 : Phase II
Shortlist of Candidates for GE - PIWAT Tuesday, January 24, 2017

SIMC Group Exercise - Personal Interaction (GE-PIWAT)

Fri-Sat-Sun-Mon, February 10, 11, 12, 13, 2017

Announcement of First Merit List

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Last Date of Fee Payment of First Merit List (1st Installment)

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Orientation Programme

1st week of June 2017

How to apply

For seeking admission to the Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication students should complete the following procedure:

Step I :
The applicant must register and pay online for SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test) Examination, 2016. SNAP 2016 test fee is INR1500/-. This is not refundable. For more details please visit:

Step II :
While registering for SNAP, applicant has to also apply for SIMC in the same application form. A registration fee of Rs. 1000/- is to be paid to SIMC for each programme that the aspirant wishes to apply. This is mandatory, without which the applicant will not be considered for short-listing for the GE (Group Exercise)
PI-WAT (Personal Interview and Writing Ability Test) process for the respective programme(s).



The candidate may pay directly through Master or Visa card online by following the instructions on the SNAP website after the registration.


The candidate may transfer SNAP test fee to Symbiosis Test Secretariat account using Net Banking option after the registration.


Obtain a Demand Draft (DD) from any Nationalized Bank in favour of “Symbiosis Test Secretariat” payable at Pune. Choose the mode of Payment as 'DD Payment' in "Make Payment" Tab. Take a print of the payment advice form, fill in the DD Details, sign and send it along with the DD to the Symbiosis Test Secretariat only at,


Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi, Dist.: Pune – 412115
Phone: 020-39116226/ 27, Tele fax: 020-39116228.

The last date for payment for SIMC – Pune is Monday, January 16, 2017
For further details on admissions mail to

Symbiosis Test Secretariat or SIMC will not be responsible for non-delivery or any delay on the part of courier/postal services.

Please note: No capitation is charged for admission to any programme at any institute of Symbiosis.


Contact Details:

Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication
Symbiosis Knowledge Village
Gram: Lavale, Taluka: Mulshi, Pune - 412115
Maharashtra, India
Tel.: +91 20 39116100; Cell: 08888864620 | Fax: +91 20 39116111