Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS) Pune, in Maharashtra, conducts various post graduate programs in Management for Defence Personnel.

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies

Founded in 1993, Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS) is a constituent college of the prestigious Symbiosis International University. Popularly known as SIMS, the institute is located at Range Hills of Khadki in Pune, Maharashtra. To impart quality management education for the armed forces personnel and their dependents, the Institute was established by the combined efforts of The Ministry of Defence, Government of India and the then Symbiosis Group. The Institute has, since then, come up a long way and become a premiere hub of management studies for Defence Personnel and their close relatives. Aesthetically designed within an eye catching campus, the Institute provides all infrastructural facilities of a Contemporary Business School. Accredited and assessed by NAAC, SIMS conducts flagship MBA programmes in various specializations, along with Executive MBA, Executive Post Graduate Dilpoma in Management (EXE-PGDM) and Diploma programs in Management.

Affiliated to: Symbiosis International University


Post Graduate Diploma:

The institute offers the following PG Diploma program:

  • Executive PGDM

Post Graduate:

The institute offers the following post graduate programs:

    Executive MBA


Post Graduate Diploma:
Graduates from any recognized Indian / Foreign University with at least 45% marks in aggregate and four years’ post qualification work experience, excluding gaps after graduation, are eligible for the Executive PGDM program.

Post Graduate:
Graduates in any discipline from a recognized University with minimum 50% marks in aggregate are eligible for the MBA program. Candidates under Defence category can also apply under the category of Ex-Serviceman subject to some guidelines set by the Institute.

Executive MBA:
Any graduate from a recognized University with three years of post qualification experience can apply for the Executive MBA program.
Admission Procedure:

Post Graduate:
Admission of the selected candidates to MBA programs is made strictly on All India Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) score, followed by personality assessment including two group exercises, personal interview and psychometric evaluation.

Executive MBA:
Admission to Exe-MBA program is made through merit of the students with Group Discussion and Personal Interview, conducted by SIMS.

Entrance Test: SNAP Test

Post Graduate Diploma:
Admission to Exe-PGDM program is held on the basis of merit of the students and Group Discussion & Personal Interview, conducted by SIMS.
  • Library
  • Computer Lab
  • Hostel
  • Clubs Alumni Cell
  • Editorial Cell
  • Entrepreneurship Cell (E-Cell)
  • Events Cell
  • Placement Cell
  • Sports Cell
  • Women’s Cell
  • Recreational Facilities
  • Swimming Pool

Contact Address:
Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies
Range Hills Road
Pune - 411 020, Maharashtra
Phone: +91-20-30213250/30213201/30
Fax: +91-20-30213333

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