Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research

Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research (SICSR) aims at building future leaders for the IT industry worldwide by imparting world class IT education to them. We offer state-of- art information technology education for building leading-edge and innovative IT applications. The fundamental principles on which we lean on are to use IT in all that we do so that our students are technology savvy and are practicing what they learn namely the use of IT to solve business problems. Information Technology (IT) is a rapidly changing field where new concepts and technologies are constantly emerging and are leading to the development of new products and innovative applications. Information Technology also plays a vital role in development of next generation technologies in other disciplines. IT has become a critical tool for economic, business and social development and will play a pivotal and catalytic role in a National progress. We are on the forefront in realizing the vision of our Founder, Dr. S. B.Mujumdar to be a true International University, promoting diversity with students from 28 countries in the Under Graduate and Post Graduate Courses in IT and Management. SICSR is located in the heart of Pune City, and we use the city as both a classroom and a laboratory for learning. Our location, our broad portfolio of academic IT programs, our talented and diverse student body, and our dedicated faculty members work together to create an educational experience that isrelevant enriching, and uniquely Symbiosis.We offer a complete portfolio of IT education programs, including undergraduate programs Bachelor of Business Administration (Information Technology), Bachelor of Computer Application and Bachelor of Science(Information Technology) for International students, full-time post-graduate programs Master of Business Administration (Information Technology), Master of Science (Computer Application) and Master of Science (System Security) programmes.

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



SICSR has hostel facilities for girls and boys provided by Symbiosis Society. We also provide a database of Paying Guest accommodation to students in the surrounding area if needed.


The main objective is to provide innovative, responsive and effective services, which will meet the changing needs of the academic community. Our library provides a range of books, periodicals, E-resources and other media at appropriate levels. We have access to one of the world's best electronic reference databases like EBSCO & DELNET.


SICSR has truly world class, state of the art Computer Labs which includes powerful servers, dedicated Internet and email access, desktop PCs and laser / all in one laser printers etc. All computers are connected to a 10/100/1000 Mbps network, which in turn is connected to Gigabit Ethernet. For the Internet, there is 24 x 7 connectivity through 2 leased lines with 4 Mbps and 2 Mbps each. The labs are equipped with Hardware Firewall and content filtering tools with latest Antivirus Gateway level Scanning.


SICSR's approach to teaching includes a combination of lectures, class discussion, group work self-study and has developed e-learning portal using Moodle, for blended learning evaluation and continuous evaluation of students. SICSR uses blended learning techniques and KirkPatrick techniques.


The Symbiosis Centre of Health Care (SCHC) provides an in house, state of the art health club & fitness centre with a view to facilitate holistic development of students. Each student is insured under the Mediclaim & Road Traffic Accident Policy.

Programme Offered

Post Graduate Degree Programmes:

  • Masters of Business Administration - Information Technology (MBA-IT): Two year full time programme
  • Masters of Science - Computer Applications (MSc-CA): Two Year full time Programme
  • Masters of Science – System Security (MSc-SS): Two Year full time programme


For placement details visit


Candidate should be Graduate from any recognised University/ Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes.

Candidates appearing for final year examinations can also apply, but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes

A candidate who has completed qualifying qualification from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU).


MBA (IT) - 90

MSc (CA) - 30

MSc (SS) - 30


As per University norms

Important Dates

Details Date
SNAP and Programme Registration Begins August 10, 2017, Thursday
Last date to apply for SNAP November 27, 2017, Monday
Last date to pay for SNAP November 27, 2017, Monday
Last date of Online registration For Institute 6th January, 2018 Saturday
Last Date of payment of Registration fees For Institute 6th January, 2018 Saturday
SNAP Test December 17, 2017, Sunday
SNAP Result December 28,2017, Thursday
Announcement of Shortlist for Group Exercise and Personal Interaction 10th January, 2018 Wednesday
Group Exercise, Personal Interaction & WAT

Saturday-Sunday, 3-4 Feb 2018

Sunday, 11 Feb 2018 – Pune

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018- Delhi

Announcement of First Merit list Wednesday, 28 Feb,2018
Last date for payment of fees for candidates in the first merit list Monday, March 12, 2018
Programme Commencement Monday, June 4, 2018

How to apply

For seeking admission to the Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research [SICSR] 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/- (+ applicable Payment gateway charges, GST and any other taxes) . This is not refundable. For more details please visit:

Step II:

While registering for SNAP, applicant has to also apply for SICSR in the same application form. A registration fee of Rs. 1000/- (+ applicable Payment gateway charges, GST and any other taxes) is to be paid to SICSR 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).

Mode of payment

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

Pay a non-refundable fee of Rs.1750/- (+ applicable Payment gateway charges, GST and any other taxes) .

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 (DD) of Rs. 2065/- (this include Rs.1750 as SNAP Test fee and Rs. 315/- as GST @18%) 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 for payment for SICSR - Pune is December 27th, 2017. For further details on admissions mail to or call us at 09075088779

Symbiosis Test Secretariat or SICSR 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 Computer Studies and Research (SICSR)
Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research,
1st Floor, Atur Centre, Gokhale Cross Road
Model Colony, Pune - 411016.

Tel: (+91) 020 - 2567 5601 / 02 Extension 103 & 144

Fax: (+91) 020 - 2567 5603

Mobile: +91 9075088779