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Stand Out With Niche MBA Programmes By Symbiosis International (Deemed) University

Updated on - September 11, 2023 (Monday)
SIBM Nagpur

A master's degree in business administration (MBA) has given professionals a significant boost in their careers for decades. Thousands of people attend business schools to understand management and company functions thoroughly. On the other hand, choosing the right business school and MBA programme is critical to finding success after an MBA.

The SNAP Entrance Exam is the doorway to Symbiosis International (Deemed University) - SIU's 16 business schools. NIRF, the Government of India, has classified the university among the top 50 universities in India.

The MBA institutes under the umbrella of SIU offer multiple traditional and niche MBA programmes that provide excellent career opportunities. Let’s take a look at some business schools that offer niche MBA programmes:

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune

SIBM Nagpur

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune, was established in 1978 and is a premier B School in India today. SIBM Pune has been consistently ranked among the top 10 B Schools in the country.

They offer one MBA niche programme is listed below:

  • MBA in Innovation & Entrepreneurship

The MBA (Innovation and Entrepreneurship) is designed to train professionals who eventually want to be entrepreneurs or are aiming to be a part of the top management in an organisation. Additionally, The course offers business-centric subjects like Design Thinking, Global and Indian Mega Trends, Lean Startup, Innovation Lab and many more.

Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR), Pune

SIBM Nagpur

SICSR Pune has worked to give the greatest information technology education since its establishment in 1985. In the field of information technology, the institute has reached unprecedented heights over the last 30 years. It has a variety of full-time and part-time programmes to choose from.

They offer two MBA niche programmes is listed below:

  • MBA in Information Technology
  • MBA in Digital Transformation

Their MBA in Information Technology is meant to provide instruction in cutting-edge technology, business practice experience and leadership development. Students who complete the programme will be prepared for roles such as Application Programmer, Business Analyst, Quality Analyst, and others.

Another programme is The Master of Business Administration (Digital Transformation), which prepares leaders to drive digital initiatives and apply technology drivers for operational and strategic management. It enables business transformation through leading technologies like AI, Cloud, Business Intelligence, and Data visualization, while fostering problem-solving and leadership skills for the dynamic business environment. Students also gain insights into smart industry and e-governance processes, understanding the broader impact of managerial solutions on global, economic, societal, and business contexts.

Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD), Pune

SIBM Nagpur

SCMHRD, Pune, is a premier business school focused on training world-class leaders and entrepreneurs. Established in 1993, SCMHRD's MBA programmes are one of the most prestigious programs in India. 

They offer two MBA niche programmes is listed below:

  • MBA in Infrastructure Development and Management
  • MBA in Business Analytics

The MBA in (Infrastructure Development and Management) is aimed to teach students about infrastructure's economic and social components. The programme also teaches students how to develop financially, technically, and environmentally viable initiatives. Students are also taught management and operational abilities, among other things.

The MBA in Business Analytics provides students with a comprehensive understanding of management theory and practice and the intellectual and practical components of business analytics. The course focuses on learning R, Python, SAS, SPSS, Tableau, and other important tools and abilities.

Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB), Pune

SIBM Nagpur

Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB) Pune was established in 1992 and has churned out global managers in diverse functional areas.

The institute offers three MBA niche programmes is listed below:

  • MBA in International Business
  • MBA in Agri-Business
  • MBA in Energy and Environment

MBA in International Business

The MBA Agri-Business programme focuses on Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain Management, and Taxation. All these subjects stress rural marketing, microfinance, logistics, retail management and more. The course also emphasises all the important and applicable areas of Agriculture and WTO, Agri-export-import and Agricultural Finance.

The MBA in Energy and Environment programme aims to provide global managers with management, economic, legal, political, and technological skills. The curriculum covers power, renewable energy, energy efficiency, oil and gas, climate change and sustainable development, green buildings, corporate sustainability, global standards, and environmental management.

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Bengaluru

SIBM Nagpur

A college of Symbiosis International University (Deemed), the Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Bengaluru, was founded in 2008 to provide students with a top-notch education and develop them into outstanding corporate executives.

They offer one MBA niche programme is listed below:

  • MBA in Business Analytics 

Eminent teachers from around the nation, a holistic learning-focused pedagogy, motivated students, and top-notch facilities come together at SIBM Bengaluru to build the next generation of business leaders.

The techniques of receiving and pursuing education may have changed significantly over the years. However, their insatiable need to know more, accomplish more and be more still drives every student toward excellence and knowledge.

Symbiosis Institute of Operation Management (SIOM), Nashik

SIBM Nagpur

SIOM Nashik started in 2005 and became one of the finest colleges for operation management studies.

They offer two MBA niche programmes is listed below:

  • MBA in Operations Management 
  • MBA in Agri operations Management 

In order for students to manage ambitious company growth by achieving cost excellence, quickly acquiring market excellence, strengthening and customising the design, and developing global/regional operational footprints, SIOM Nashik works to develop their attitude and talents. Fostering practical and analytical skills creates future leaders with a comprehensive knowledge base. Its varied course offerings aid in fusing the pupils with the larger framework.

Symbiosis Institute of Digital and Telecom Management (SIDTM), Pune

SIBM Nagpur

A business school with its headquarters in Pune, Maharashtra, India, Symbiosis Institute of Digital and Telecom Management (Formerly SITM), a part of Symbiosis International University (SIU), was founded in 1996.

They offer one MBA niche programme is listed below:

  • MBA in Digital and Telecom Management

It aims to produce world-class telecom business leaders who can efficiently respond to the demands of a continuously changing business environment in a technological field, such as telecom, and is the pioneer in telecom management in the entire SAARC region. In 1996, the institute was founded in response to the National Telecom Policy and the deregulation of this industry.

SIDTM Pune (Formerly SITM) offers a two-year full-time curriculum with three concentrations, including systems and finance, marketing and finance, and analytics and finance, with the goal of promoting global understanding through high-quality education.

Symbiosis College of Information Technology (SCIT), Pune 

SIBM Nagpur

For more than ten years, the Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology Pune, a component of Symbiosis International University, has been a pioneer and a leader in India in providing education in the specialised field of information technology business management.

They offer two MBA niche programmes is listed below:

  • MBA in Information Technology Business Management
  • MBA in Data Science & Data Analytics 

SCIT Pune fosters genuine IT talent to develop into future industry leaders. Those eager to take on difficulties and develop into proactive professionals are welcome at SCIT. The institute helps them with their transformation by providing cutting-edge computer laboratories, a platform for peer learning, and chances to learn management in the real world. The fact that SCIT guarantees students' comprehensive professional growth and develops them into IT professionals who are prepared for the market is demonstrated by the success of our graduates.

Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF), Pune

SIBM Nagpur

To meet the expanding need for skilled labour in the banking and financial services sector, Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance (SSBF) Pune was founded.

They offer one MBA niche programme is listed below:

  • MBA in Banking and Finance 

It is impossible to overstate the value of having industry-ready people, given that a robust and resilient financial system is essential for fostering and maintaining growth. In response to ongoing functional and technological developments, the MBA (Banking and Finance) programme offered by SSBF Pune has been created to give students the education and skill-set they need to innovate, manage, lead, and take on the challenges of this increasingly complex and dynamic BFSI sector. 

By presenting its students with the problems affecting the BFSI industry that require ongoing attention, research, and scrutiny, SSBF broadens their perspectives and increases their understanding of the issues at hand.

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Nagpur

SIBM Nagpur

SIBM Nagpur is one of the most accomplished colleges in Nagpur. The college aims to enable future leaders to bring out their true potential.

They offer one MBA niche programme is listed below:

The college aims to bring quality education through experienced faculty members. A comprehensive experience is offered through education that goes beyond classrooms. Today the corporate world has become dynamic, and to add value, one must be aware of all the nuances. The courses prepare the students to face all kinds of challenges in the corporate world. One of the college's best features is its thoughtful campus that facilitates talents to grow better. 

Symbiosis Institute of Media & and  Communication (SIMC), Pune 

SIBM Nagpur

For 30 years, Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication (SIMC), Pune, has nurtured exceptional talents through holistic education in Mass Communication and Communication Management, earning its place as a premier media and communication college, driving the industry's advancement.

They offer one MBA niche programme is listed below:

  • MBA in Communication Management

With a rich legacy and a commitment to excellence, SIMC Pune, continues to inspire and empower students in the fields of media and communication, shaping the industry leaders of tomorrow through its distinguished programmes.

Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS), Pune

SIBM Nagpur

Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS) Pune pioneers a unique fusion of business acumen and sports expertise with the its programme. Their dynamic curriculum not only cultivates essential business skills but also imparts specialised knowledge crucial for excelling in sports management roles. The programme offered is:

  • MBA in Sports Management 

Elevating students from theories to real-world applications, SSSS's MBA (Sports Management) is a transformative two-year residential program that hones competencies in sports marketing, event management, technology, and leadership. By blending theory and practice, SSSS Pune shapes adept professionals poised to drive innovation and success in the dynamic sports industry.

Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS), Pune

SIBM Nagpur

Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS) Pune pioneers cutting-edge career-oriented programmes that nurture healthcare professionals equipped with inter and trans-disciplinary skills, catering to the evolving global demands of the healthcare sector. Nestled within Symbiosis Arogya Dham, SIHS provides an enriched learning environment with a strong community-hospital interface, fostering research and teaching-learning synergy.

They offer one MBA niche programme is listed below:

  • MBA in Hospital and Healthcare Management

Through its state-of-the-art infrastructure, seasoned faculty, and international collaborations, SIHS Pune presents a holistic educational approach. The two-year residential Masters in Business Administration - Hospital & Healthcare Management (MBA HHM) programme epitomises practicality and academic prowess, preparing graduates to excel in diverse healthcare realms such as hospitals, pharmaceuticals, IT, insurance, clinical research, and more, by integrating theoretical foundations with real-world managerial strategies.


This is only a small portion of the information we want to share. Stay tuned for further information on other programmes provided by Symbiosis International's numerous b-schools (Deemed University).

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