Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication

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.

SIU Vision and Mission

SIU Vision

  • Promoting international understanding through quality education

SIU Mission

  • 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.

Programme Offered


We also offer a Master of Arts in Mass Communication MA (MC) with specialization in a) Journalism b) Audio Visual. For admission to this MA (MC) programme a separate entrance test - SIMC MA (MC) entrance test will be conducted. MA (MC) students get the benefits of a well-equipped studio with a Mac lab for editing, computer lab etc. For more details, please visit


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


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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

Activity Date

SNAP and Programme Registration Begins

August 10th, 2017, Thursday

Last date to apply for SNAP

November 24th,2017,Friday

Last date to pay for SNAP

November 24th,2017,Friday

Last date of Online registration For Institute

January 2th, 2018, Tuesday

Last Date of payment of Registration fees For Institute

January 5th, 2018,  Friday


December 17th, 2017, Sunday

SNAP Result

December 28th,2017 Thursday

Announcement of Shortlist for Group Exercise and Personal Interaction

January 15th, 2018,  Monday

Group Exercise, Personal Interaction & WAT

February 09th, 10th, 11th & 12th, 2018  Fri-Sat-Sun-Mon

Announcement of First Merit list

February 22th, 2018,  Thursday

Last date for payment of fees for candidates in the first merit list

March 7th, 2018,  Wednesday

Programme Commencement

1st Week of June 2018

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, 2017. SNAP 2017 test fee is INR 1750/-. 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 Interaction and Written Ability Test) process for the respective programme(s).

Mode of payment

NOTE : SNAP Test fee and Institutes program fee are non-refundable

Pay a non-refundable fee of Rs.1750/-. (plus applicable payment gateway charges at actual).

You have the option of following payment modes:


You may pay your SNAP test fee from the list of banks to Symbiosis Test Secretariat account. You can also pay the Program-wise Payment for Selection Process through internet banking option


You may pay directly online using either Master or Visa card. Follow the instructions on the website. You can also pay the Program-wise Payment for Selection Process through credit card.


You may pay your SNAP test fee to Symbiosis Test Secretariat account. You can also pay the Program-wise Payment for Selection Process through Indian Bank Internet Banking option.


Get a demand draft of INR 1750/- from any Nationalized Bank in favour of "Symbiosis Test Secretariat" payable at Pune.

Choose the mode of Payment as 'Demand Draft' in "Make Payment" Tab. Take a print of the payment advice form, verify the Institute Program Names and the amount, get a DD from any Nationalized Bank, sign and send the advise form along with the DD to the address mentioned below :


Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi, Dist.: Pune - 412115
Phone: +91-020-39116226 / 27

The Symbiosis Test Secretariat will authenticate the payment details and will send you an email confirming the payment. Only after the payment is authenticated, would you be able to view your Admit card.

The last date of payment for SIMC Pune is Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

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.

Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication
Symbiosis Knowledge Village,
Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi,
Pune 412115, Maharashtra, India

Tel: +91 20 39116100

Mobile: +91 8888864620

Fax: +91 20 39116111