About Us


Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development

SYMBIOSIS CENTRE FOR MANAGEMENT & HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT (SCMHRD) is a premier institute honing world class leaders and entrepreneurs. Established in 1993, SCMHRD's MBA program is one of the most prestigious programs in India.

SCMHRD specializes in producing quality talent in the fields of HR, Marketing, Finance, Operations and Infrastructure Management. The institute believes that wholesome knowledge is the distilled essence of our institutions corroborated by experience and practical learning. Hence the intense academic curriculum is designed such that it prepares students to deliver their best.

Apart from academic excellence, the institute also focuses on equipping the students with the latest technical competencies used in the corporate world. It also provides opportunities to develop their leadership and entrepreneurship skills through various student activities and institute initiatives. Association with National Entrepreneurship Network is one such initiative to breed young entrepreneurs.

SCMHRD has become one of the trusted names in the industry for delivering quality at workplace. This is evident from SCMHRD’s track record of placing its students in most sought after companies every year. Our unique learning approach combined with the focus on holistic development gives an edge to SCMHRD students and prepares them for the challenging life ahead.

SIU Vision & Mission


Promoting international understanding through quality education


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

Ranking & Accreditation



Ranking Authority

Web Link


14th Overall, 8th among private B-Schools

Outlook Drishti B-School Survey 2015



12th Overall, 6th among Private institutes

CSR-GHRDC B-School Survey 2014



21st Overall

Business Today B-School Survey 2014



22nd Rank overall

The Week Hansa Research Survey 2014



15th overall. 7th among private B-School

Outlook  Drishti B-School Survey 2014



20th Overall

NHRD B-School Ranking 2014



23rd Overall

Times B-School Survey, 2014



6th among Private institutes

CSR-GHRDC B-School Survey 2013



16th Rank overall

2013 The Week Hansa Research Survey



15th overall, 7th among private B-Schools

Outlook Drishti B-School Survey 2013

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7th amongst top ten private B-Schools in India

Outlook B-School Ranking-2012




11th in overall top B-Schools in India

CSR-GHRDC B-School Survey 2012




13th amongst top MBA Colleges in India

2012 The Week Hansa Research Survey



12th in India

Business Today 2011



Director, SCMHRD

Dr. Pratima Sheorey is the Director of Symbiosis Centre for Management and HRD Pune, India. She did her PhD from Symbiosis International University and MBA in Marketing from the University of Pune. She has more than 18 years of experience in the academic and corporate sector. She has worked in companies like ORG-MARG (now ACNielsen), the Hero Group and others in corporate sector and has been a faculty at various Institutes of Symbiosis International University (SIU). Dr. Pratima has been an invited speaker at many national and international fora through AACSB, various corporate and non - governmental organizations. She has been a regular visiting faculty at Telecom Ecole De Management, France for Marketing Management. She has worked in the area of Market Research, Training & Consulting and Business Development. She has trained executives in many organizations in India and abroad in various behavioral and functional programmers like Service Orientation, Selling Skills, Creativity and Innovation etc. across levels. She has been instrumental in guiding her students in various national and international student competitions where they have won accolades for the institution. She has published many papers in reputed journals and participated in many conferences in India and abroad.

Dr. Pratima Sheorey
Director, SCMHRD

SCMHRD Vision & Mission

Vision : To be a resource for excellence in Management Education, Applied Research and Innovation.

Mission : To develop management professionals, who demonstrate global business understanding through applied research & experiential learning practices.

AACSB documents

AACSB Initial Self Evaluation Report - Click Here to view Report

Executive Summary - Click Here to view Report

Strategic Plan - Click Here to view Report

Intellectual Contribution(2010-11 to 2015-16) - Click Here to view Report

Faculty Sufficiency & Qualification - Click Here to view Report

Deployment of Participating & supporting Faculty- Click Here to view Report

Annexures- Click Here to view Report

  • Sports Facilities/Fun & FrolicOpen or Close
    Basket Ball court
    Table Tennis court

    The college and hostel life is never complete without sports. For this reason the institute provides facilities for sports like Cricket, Basket Ball, Badminton, Carrom and Table Tennis. Cricket matches and Football matches are the norm of the day as students find healthy ways to rejuvenate themselves. Table Tennis Court is the favourite haunt as a few breaks during an otherwise hectic schedule is fully utilised by students to play games.

  • Health CentreOpen or Close
    Yoga center

    The institute provides excellent health care and medical facilities. A health care centre SCHC managed by the Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS), with a residential medical officer is a vital feature of the campus. The SIHS has a team of specialised doctors who conduct the (compulsory) annual health check-up. Every student is insured under the Mediclaim and Road Traffic Accident Policy. Further the college has a gymnasium equipped with the latest workout machines and also a workout hall for Yoga & Aerobics.

    The gym is well-equipped and employs qualified instructors. The yoga centre helps students de-stress and attain a physical and mental sense of well-being.

  • LibraryOpen or Close

    The Wi-Fi enabled library provides access to more than 24000 books, about 2000 audio and video CDs, DVDs, International and National business periodicals in diverse areas of Leadership, Business, Entrepreneurship and Management. There is enough space and material for students to sit and read about the topic of their choice.

    Further, the Harvard Publication Research Centre, access to on-line data bases including EBSCO and EMERALD and the institution’s membership with the British Library give students a global exposure and in-depth learning about business issues affecting organizations today. The Library also provides online book search and booking facility (OPAC).

  • Basic AmenitiesOpen or Close
    Cafeteria and juice shop
    Convenience Store
    Bus facility

    The mess provides three meals a day with a variety of cuisines catering to the needs of the student community. The cafeteria provides its services until late night hours keeping the energy levels of the students high, round the clock. The campus also has a Nescafe outlet and a juice shop. Further, there is a provisional store which caters to the basic daily needs of the students. A photocopy and printer shop is also there. Laundry facility is also provided by the institute. Further institute also provides frequent bus service to and fro the campus and the Atur centre.

  • AuditoriumOpen or Close

    SCMHRD has a state of the art fully air conditioned auditorium with the capacity to hold 300 people at a time. The auditorium is used on regular basis to host the regional and national level events and seminars. The auditorium is also used to host the cultural events of the campus.

  • HostelOpen or Close

    On campus residential facilities are available for every student. There separate residential blocks for boys and girls which provide triple sharing rooms with attached bathrooms. Amenities like 24x7 hot water supply, twice a week room cleaning service and laundry are also provided. A well stocked provisional store and juice shop takes care of the daily needs of the student. Besides that the ‘Bala’ shop in the boys’ hostel, ensures that students don’t have to bear hunger pangs at any time.

  • Swimming PoolOpen or Close

    Nothing is better than a swimming pool to ward off the daily mental exertion. Keeping this in mind, SCMHRD also provide the swimming pool to its student. The water quality of pool is regularly monitored. Besides that we also have a trainer available on campus to teach swimming to students free of cost.

  • Computer LabsOpen or Close

    The campus has several computer labs. Specialized labs such as SAP lab and Oracle lab is also available for the benefit of the students. The computer lab sessions are also a part of several core courses such as Statistics ,Economics ,Marketing Research and Research Methodology.

  • Student Activity CentreOpen or Close

    The student Activity Centre houses the numerous clubs and committees. This is the control centre for the meticulous planning and execution of events scheduled to take place in the campus throughout the year.

  • Music RoomsOpen or Close

    At SCMHRD, we strongly believe in the power of music to relieve you of all tensions and to provide a breeding ground of creative ideas. So, to strengthen this believe we have a music room in our campus, housing many musical instruments.

  • WIFIOpen or Close

    The campus and hostels of SCMHRD are fully Wifi enabled which ensures that you do not have to restrict yourself to any particular space to harness the full power of internet. Besides that we have a wifi room in our campus where you can access the internet at very high speed uninterrupted at any time of the day.

History & Timeline

Established in 1993, Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development started its functioning as an institute specialized in Human Resource Development from Atur Centre in Model colony, Pune. Under the guidance of founder Director Prof M S Pillai, SCMHRD was one of the fastest B-Schools to be counted amongst the top 20 Management schools in India.

The institute has a history of producing managers who can lead, persevere and continuously raise the bar of management performance.

Coinciding with its growth as a B-School, was the relocation of its campus to Hinjewadi, Phase 1, Pune. Set amidst the corporates of the IT Park, SCMHRD has had a record of nurturing students who have proven themselves, not only on a national level, but also on the international stage.

In 2006, SCMHRD came under the ambit of Symbiosis International University and started to offer an MBA degree. After 20 years of operations, the institute is now well known for imparting management education in all the fields like finance, marketing, operations and not just HR.

Institutes Committees

List of Various committees for 2016-2017 


Name of the Committee

Constituents of Committee

Terms for the Committee


Counseling Centre for Women

Chairperson : Director

Members: Prof Vasundhara sen

Dr Pooja Sharma

Coordinator: Ms Arati Vaidya

Frequency: As and when required

Convener: Ms Arati Vaidya


To advice, help, counsel the students as per

Pre-determined period or as and when required.


Prevention and action against Sexual Harassment of Women staff and students

Chairperson : Director

Members: Dr. Vinita Sinha

Dr Sonali Bhattacharya

Col. Kiran Kanade (Retd) (AO)

Coordinator: Ms Priya Lele

Frequency: As and when required.

Convener : Ms Priya Lele


1) To attend to the complaints of the students/ as well as female staff members regarding the subject.

2) To prepare /submit report / findings and recommend penalties to the competent authorities.


Grievance Redress Cell

Chairperson : Director

Members : Dr.Ravi Kulkarni

Dr. Manoj Hudnurkar

Dr.K. Rajagopal

Special Invitee : Student Representative - Jaykumar Vishnoi

Convener: Col. K.R. Kanade

Frequency : As and when required

Convener : Col. K.R. Kanade


  1. To attend to the grievances of the

Students / staff members regarding the subject.

2) To prepare /submit , report / findings and recommend penalties to the competent authorities


Library Advisory Committee

Chairperson : Director


  1. Dr. Dipali Krishnakumar

  2. Col. Kiran Kanade (Admin Officer)

  3. Prof. Aradhana Gandhi

  4. Prof. Richa Priya


Three student representatives to be given by Library:-

  1. Anup Anal (MBA 2015 -17, D-60)

  2. Sadhvi Chopra (MBA 2015 -17, B-45))

  3. Arpita Gupta (MBA IM 2015 -17, E-07)


Library Advisor- Dr. Pranita Pradhan

Coordinator: Mr. Avinash Babar


Frequency: Once a Semester

Convener:Mr. Avinash Babar

Role: Day –to–day functioning, administrative and financial decisions of the library.


Discipline Committee

Chairperson : Director

Members: Dr Manish Sinha

Dr.Vaishali Mahajan

Col.Kiran Kanade (Retd) (AO)

Coordinator: Ms Priya Lele


Frequency : As and when required

Convener : Ms Priya Lele

Role: To handle Discipline cases , if any



Students Counseling Committee

Chairperson : Director

Members: Dr.Netra Neelam

Dr.Dipali Krishnakumar

Col.Kiran Kanade (Retd) (AO)

Coordinator: Ms Snehal Modhave

Frequency: As and when required

Convener: Ms Snehal Mondhave

Role: To provide counseling to a case as and when required



Anti Ragging Committee

Chairperson : Director

Members: Prof.Manoj Hudnurkar

Col.Kiran Kanade (Retd)

Dr. Dipasha Sharma

Student Representative : Ms. Rashi Verma

Roll No - 2015A56

PRN - 12020341219  

Cell No : 9730239994

Coordinator: Ms Sujata Jadhav


Frequency: As and when required

Convener: Ms Sujata Jadhav

Role: To investigate a case of Ragging, if any



Anti-Ragging Squad

Chairperson : Director


Members: Mr Rahul Hiremath

Dr Priya Gupta

Col. Kiran Kanade (Retd) (AO)

Prof. Monica Kunte


Coordinator: Mr. Amit Koparde


Frequency: As and when required

Mr. Amit Koparde

Role: To carry out surprise raids at hostel and Academic premises for checking incidences of ragging, if any




Symbiosis Board of Management

The following is the Symbiosis Board of Management

Vice Chancellor

Dr. Rajani Gupte


Pro Vice-Chancellor



Deans of Faculties not exceeding three by rotation and on seniority

Dean, Faculty of Health & Biomedical Sciences


Dean, Faculty of Media, Communication and Design


Dean, Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences


Three nominees of the Chancellor

Dr. Dileep Padgaonkar, Eminent Journalist


Dr. Sanjay Dhande, Former Director, IIT, Kanpur


Mr. Sunil Shirole, MD & CEO, Yen Capital Advisors Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai


One nominee of the Chairman, UGC



One nominee of the Government of India



One nominee of the funding agency/ agencies

Dr. Swati Mujumdar, Director, SCDL, Pune


Three teachers (Professor, Associate Professor & Assistant Professor) by rotation according to seniority

Dr. Shashikala Gurpur, Professor, SLS,Pune


Dr. T. P. Singh, Associate Professor, SIG


Mrs. Netra Ganesh Neelam, Assistant Professor, SCMS(UG), Pune


One nominee of the sponsoring society



The Registrar
Non Member Secretary

Col. Ajit Palekar (Retd.), Registar


Symbiosis Committee

Click here - http://siu.edu.in/symbiosis-committee.php

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