Symbiosis - Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence

Brig (Dr.) Rajiv Divekar


Brig (Dr.) Rajiv Divekar is a veteran soldier and an academician. He had a very distinguished career in the Army, which included service with the United Nations in Somalia and Lebanon. He was a faculty at the Indian Military Academy, College of Engineering, Defence Services Staff College, and Army War College. He has also done the Staff Course at Camberley, UK. He is B. E. Civil (Gold Medallist) and was Head of Faculty 'Strategic and Operational Studies' at Army War College and a faculty member in Defence Strategic Studies at Defence Services Staff College, Wellington.
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Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune

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DIRECTOR   Dr. Shrirang Altekar

Prof. (Dr.) Shrirang Altekar holds a Ph.D. in Consumer Behavior. He is also an alumnus of the Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune itself, a top B - School in India, from where he obtained his Master’s in Business Administration, with Marketing as his area of specialization. He has extensive knowledge of technical and non-technical areas of business and has been involved in running businesses at the strategic level.
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Institute Overview

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune is a premier B-School of India recognized for its excellence in academics, high quality management programme and its valuable contributions to industry, society and students. SIBM Pune was established in 1978. SIBM Pune currently offers the following programs:

  • A two years full time MBA programme giving the options to specialize in Marketing, Finance, Operations and Human Resources (Admission through SNAP)
  • A two year full time MBA programme in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. (Admission through SNAP)
  • Executive MBA programme and One year Post Graduate Diploma Programmes for the working professional offered during the weekends
  • Executive Post Graduate Diploma programmes for corporates, as per the requirements of the corporate houses.

The essential strong pillars of SIBM Pune are its illustrious alumni, exemplary students, outstanding full time faculty and numerous visiting faculty members from the corporate and industry. SIBM Pune is a student driven institute. The students' council consists of nine teams, which you could check out under the Students' Council tab.

Symbiosis Institute of International Business

Institute Overview

The Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB), formerly known as the Symbiosis Institute of Foreign Trade (SIFT) is a constituent of Symbiosis International (Deemed University). It was established in the year 1992 to provide budding entrepreneurs and managers with the foresight to tackle the sweeping changes of the liberalized and globalized Indian economy. The motto of the institution has always been to ' Adapt to Global Business Challenges ' which it has successfully done for the last twenty three years. With a view to incorporate the ideals of greatest brains of management from F W Taylor to Warren Buffet and a module encompassing each and every aspect of international business and not just foreign trade SIFT was reborn as the Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB).

SIIB is the only institute under Symbiosis umbrella imparting education in 3 diverse areas namely; International Business, Agri-business and Energy and Environment. This diversity is the core strength of SIIB. With number of International collaborations to its credit, SIIB is a true guiding force which facilitates students to get equipped for international business environment.

Located in Infotech Park Hinjewadi, Pune, the students of SIIB get a feel of the corporate world from within the campus as it is surrounded by many multinational IT and manufacturing giants.  

Students also get a chance to relax and rejuvenate on campus as it offers amazing sports facilities and has an active and a very vibrant life on campus. They also get an opportunity to connect with their peers through various cultural events during the academic year which further adds a colorful touch. So, Welcome to the World of International Business!!


Director Dr. Alka Maurya

Dr. Alka Maurya is a Computer Science Graduate and has done her Master's in International Business from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi, India, and her Ph.D in International Business from Jiwaji University, Gwalior, India. She has over 28 years of experience in teaching, research and consulting. She has worked with Amity International Business School (AIBS), Amity University, Uttar Pradesh, where she was engaged in teaching, research, and consulting in the area of International Business. Dr. Alka was working in the industry before joining AIBS. She worked with The Plastics Export Promotion Council (Plexconcil) as Deputy Director where she worked on several projects for promoting exports of plastic products from India. She led many delegations of plastic exporters to explore opportunities in the foreign market. Before Plexconcil, she was working with NCTI (National Centre for Trade Information), a UN-designated Trade Point in India, where she was associated with various projects of the Department of Commerce, Export Promotion Councils, Commodity Boards, etc. She worked with a few Export Houses as well to have hands-on experience in international trade processes and procedures. Dr. Alka has been recognized with multiple national and international accolades for her contributions in research and teaching. She is invited as a keynote speaker for various international/national conferences and seminars in the area of international Business. She has published several books and research papers/ case studies in her area of specialization. Teaching and research are her passion, and she also likes to spend her time shaping young minds to take up the challenges in this dynamic and competitive environment.

Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development

Netra Ganesh Neelam

Director  Dr. Netra Ganesh Neelam  

Prof. Dr. Netra Neelam has about 2 decades of experience in the field of higher education. She is a gold medalist from Ness Wadia College of Commerce in the M.Com examination and was a topper in the PGDHRM programme at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM-Pune). She completed her M.Phil from Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce with an Outstanding Grade. She pursued her Ph.D in HR from Symbiosis International (Deemed University) under the Faculty of Management. She is also a recognized Ph.D research guide and currently guiding 8 Ph.D scholars at Symbiosis International (Deemed University).

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Institute Overview

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.

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies

Institute Overview

SIMS set up in 1993 is a premier Management Institute ranked amongst the top B Schools in India. SIMS is a constituent of the prestigious Symbiosis International Institute and is the only MBA institute of its kind in India and a shining example of PPP (Public Private Partnership) between Symbiosis and Govt of India - Ministry of Defence since 2002. Its flagship MBA course is primarily for Defence Personnel and their Dependents with some seats for Civilian candidates. This ideal mix of defence dependents and civilians brings out the best in both and ensures holistic development. SIMS has an ergonomically designed and ideally located campus in heart of Pune. It provides secure residential accommodation to over 600 girl and boy students, state of the art facilities and infrastructure. It is truly a "Home away from Home".

SIMS is an ISO 9001:2008 quality certified management institute, one of the three institutes in complete Western India which is an accredited "Centre for Corporate Governance" of the 'National Foundation of Corporate Governance' (established by Ministry of Corporate Affairs and CII) and one of the few recognised as a centre for Entrepreneurship by Dept of Science and Technology.SIMS encourages and promotes entrepreneurial activites and has a small incubation centre for student entrepreneurs.

Brig Dr. Rajiv Divekar

Director  Brig Dr. Rajiv Divekar

Brig Dr. Rajiv Divekar (Retd): is a veteran soldier and an academician. He had a very distinguished career in the Army which included service with the United Nations in Somalia and Lebanon. He was a Faculty at Indian Military Academy, College of Enfineering, Defence Services Staff College and Army War College. He has also done the Staff Course at Camberely, UK.

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Symbiosis Institute of Digital and Telecom Management

Dr. Abhijit Chirputkar

DIRECTOR  Dr. Abhijit Chirputkar

Dr. Abhijit Chirputkar has a blend of academic and consulting experience. He is a Chartered Accountant. He has a consulting experience of more than 10 years and teaching experience of more than 15 years.

He is a graduate (B.Com.) with distinction and post graduate (M.Com.) with distinction with 5th Rank in the University of Pune. He has passed Chartered Accountant examination and subsequently Certified Information System Auditor (USA) examination. He furthered his educationM.B.F. (Master of Business Finance) which is a highly prestigious post-CA examination of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of India. He is also SET qualified. He is a fellow member of "The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India" as well as "The Information Systems Audit and Control Association" (ISACA) USA.

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Institute Overview

Symbiosis Institute of Digital and Telecom Management (Formerly SITM) is a premier management school in the entire SAARC region specialising in Digital and Telecom Management with a general focus on ICT as well as digital management. SIDTM began its journey in the year 1996; pioneering in Telecom Management education to cater to the changing needs of the industry. Over the last 24 years, the institute has 2400+ alumni in the corporate world, many of them holding senior positions in management. SIDTM, located amidst the scenic Lavale campus - the outskirts of Pune, has a state-of-the-art infrastructure and the most conducive environment for studying and research.

SIDTM offers two-year full-time residential post graduate degree - Master of Business Administration (Digital and Telecom Management), MBA (DTM ), with dual specialisation in Marketing & Finance, Systems & Finance and Analytics and Finance. The institute also offers corporate education programme, Management Development Programme in niche domain. SIDTM is one of the best b-schools in niche domain.

The strong focus of SIDTM is on technology management, analytical skills with research.

Along with rigorous academics, which is a blend of theoretical as well as industry inputs, students are actively involved in various extra-curricular activities which contribute to their overall development. The institute is a recognised brand in the corporate world and has achieved almost 100% placements year-on-year, even under trying conditions in the industry. Although placements are important and the institute enjoys excellent traction with the industry, strong academics are the cornerstone at SIDTM. The profiles offered to Marketing students are presales, sales, business development, business analysis, consultancy, product management, project management, solutions selling, etc. Students from Systems specialisations are offered positions such as project management, consultancy, process design, bid management, IT strategy, corporate revenue assurance, etc. and the profiles offered analytics students include business analyst, and analytics roles in various domains. SIDTM has a strong focus on research and publications along with consultancy projects.

Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management Nashik

Institute Overview

In today's fast paced business environment, a precise seamless operation is the key to gain an advantage over competition and achieve operational perfection. An ideal blend of technically trained personnel, farsighted management practices, and leading-edge knowledge empowers the organization with an extra edge over their domestic and international contemporaries. A rock solid knowledge of operations management is the competitive weapon for organizations that aspire to succeed in today's competitive market. The SIOM Operations Management specialization empowers each engineer with sharp engineering and scientific capabilities along with smart business management disciplines. The students are dressed to tackle planning, development, and implementation tribulations that their organization might confront. The curriculum deals with topics such as supply chain management, project management, technology management, modeling dynamic systems, and quality management.

Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM) differentiates itself from other PG Management Schools primarily on its vision of Empowering & Leading Operations Excellence. Its holistic student development approach ensures their transformation into capable & responsive Techno-business Leaders. They have the most recent knowledge, multi-disciplinary skills and the right attitude to work within world class organizations. SIOM’s aim is to supply competent leaders in operations management s to the corporate world, who would start contributing to the bottom lines without longer gestation periods.SIOM’s distinguishing features are as below.

  • 100% engineering background of students.
  • SIOM is one of the very rare B-schools with 100% focus on Operations Management
  • Industry linkage for training. The corporates work shoulder to shoulder with the institute for nurturing students so that they are industry ready. Engagements with KPMG, SAP university alliance, Intel , PwC, Opportunities for students to acquire world class certifications such as CPIM, CSCP, CPSM, PMI, SAP and Six-Sigma Green belt as the curriculum is linked with the respective BoK
  • Huge thrust on experiential learning through projects conducted through Consulting club, Research committee, Semester practical assignment, internships, integrated projects for minor specialization streams. SIOM is the only MBA School which expects the students to complete a live Six Sigma project towards its green belt certification. This ensures constant linkage of the classroom conceptual input with the real life world.

Vandana Sonwaney

Director  Dr. Vandana Sonwaney

Dr. Vandana Sonwaney, Director & Professor is a gold medalist at high school, commerce graduation and Management post-graduation.  She has worked for various multinational brands in FMCG and services sector with profiles in brand liquidation, Logistics service enhancement, S&OP, and SCM as key foci.  After a decade in the industry, Dr Vandana started her own consulting firm in corporate research services. She has completed various assignments for Paints, Logistics, Insurance, manufacturing and Public Service industry. Her PhD in management contributed to insights in talent profile mapping and competency development during the early liberalization era in India Dr Vandana entered the academic field to contribute to research and application oriented learning systems. She raised the ranks from Faculty to Deputy Director of SCMHRD in a span of 4 years. Her exemplary work in curriculum development and orchestrating them with competency requirements of corporate has contributed to conceiving and shaping SIOM as of today.

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Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Bengaluru

Dr. Madhvi Sethi

Director  Dr. Madhvi Sethi

Dr. Madhvi Sethi completed her post-doctoral fellowship from Indian School of Business(ISB), Hyderabad after doing her Doctorate in the area of financial markets. Her research interests lie in the area of financial markets, financial economics, mergers and acquisitions and capital structure decisions. She has presented papers in several international and national conferences. Her research papers have been published in various peer-reviewed journals in India and abroad. She has co-authored a book titled “Indian Business Groups: Strategy and Performance” which has been published by Cambridge University Press, India. Her co-authored cases are available on Harvard Business Publishing and Ivey Publishing.

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Institute Overview

SIBM Bengaluru has just in few years of its establishment, of course with the full support and guidance of the eminent Board of Management and the  Symbiosis Society, carved out a niche for itself. The focus, now, is on matching global standards of management education. Bengaluru is at the forefront of globalization, and SIBM-B is perfectly poised to cater to the confluence of the east and the west. At SIBM-B, the onus rests with each individual to carve out their own identities. SIBM-B instils a work culture which is unparalleled among various institutions. There is no alternative to dedication and SIBM-B fosters this view with a rigorous curriculum coupled with a strong focus on the emerging trends in the industry.

The world is changing and SIBM-B is poised to be the perfect catalyst to drive this change. Encouragement provided for analytical research creates intellectual capital which is highly sought after. SIBM-B provides a holistic approach to management which goes a long way in creating a dynamic identity. Vibrant student associations and committees complement the program with a number of activities involving institute-industry interaction.

Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, Pune

Institute Overview

SCMS started its journey in 2004 and what followed was a path of discovery, excitement and activities that has taken us one step ahead in our continuous quest for perfection.

Devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research at an early stage, we develop students into not only leaders but individuals with a strong vision to make an impact globally!

The cafeteria approach adopted by our curriculum, gives our students an edge as they can pursue their subjects of interest and specialize right at an undergraduate level. The motto 'Vasudhaiv kutumbakam', which means, 'the whole world is but one family', is our Founder Director Dr. S. B. Mujumdar’s driving philosophy and for it, initiatives have been taken to foster an atmosphere of international cooperation in academics.

It is here that we weave together a diverse student community committed to high standards of quality, honesty and ethics.

Dr.  Adya Sharma

Director  Dr. Adya Sharma

Dr. Adya Sharma is a dedicated professional with more than 20 years of experience. She brings with her rich practical experience from the corporate world that perfectly blends with theory and enhances academics. She has also been connected to the industry as a corporate trainer in companies like Goldman Sachs Women Entrepreneurship program, Tata Motors Development Centre, Amdocs, McDonalds, Wipro, Coca Cola, CPHR Services Pvt Ltd, Konnet Solutions Pvt Ltd, Yazaki, Sigatul Mazaraat Al Vazaratus Saifiyah, Zocdoc among others. She brings with her a missionary zeal to keep the learning environment vibrant and energized. An avid researcher, she has a number of case studies to her credit which are based on real time events.

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Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance

Manisha Ketkar

Director  Dr. Neha Parashar

Dr. Neha Parashar completed her doctorate degree in the area of behavioral finance (2008) and is a gold medalist student (University topper) during her MBA and M.Com. Her research interests lie in the area of financial markets, financial services, behavioural finance, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, wealth management, and financial planning. She has presented papers in several international and national conferences. Her research papers have been published in various peer-reviewed journals across. 

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Institute Overview

Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance (formerly Symbiosis School of Banking Management) was established in June 2010 to address the growing demand for trained workforce in the Banking and Financial Services Sector. SSBF is committed to providing an environment that facilitates learning and development of well-rounded personalities such that they leave the portals of the department as industry-ready professionals.  

SSBF has received 7th DNA and stars of the industry group innovation award for Education and Leadership. The award is in recognition of leadership, development, innovation and industry interface of business school.


Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies (SCMS), NOIDA

Institute Overview

Welcome to Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, formerly Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies (Under Graduate), NOIDA, which has been started as an off – campus Institute of the Symbiosis International (Deemed University). Currently offering a Graduate program in Business Management, the BBA, the Institute aims at being an Integrated Management Education Provider. New Programs are proposed to be started after seeking due approval of the University and concerned Regulatory Bodies. The Institute offers the unique "cafeteria" approach to prepare students to excel in their electives, and at the same time gain holistic knowledge of Business and Management.

Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, Noida ensures that students are provided practical orientation for succeeding in the corporate world. Application based learning ensures that our students are relevant in the contemporary corporate and business world. The Institute also ensures that apart from the regular curriculum studies, students are encouraged to participate in co-curricular activities like cultural activities, sports, and inter-business school business competitions. Students are encouraged to participate in the organization of various events as well as admission and placement processes. We believe that true leaders are defined more by action than by position and title. The rigorous academic curriculum lays a strong foundation for higher studies in management as well. Students in SCMS NOIDA come from diverse cultures and backgrounds, coming from various states in India as well as from abroad. This leads to greater understanding and appreciation of cross cultural aspects, and sensitivity towards the same.

Dr. Nidhi Phutela

Director Dr. Nidhi Phutela

Dr. Nidhi Phutela is a University Position holder in her MBA from Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar, Punjab and has been playing a key role in the domain of research, training and teaching in the discipline of Marketing for more than 17 years. She is working as the Officiating Director with Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, NOIDA; a constituent of Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Pune where she facilitates overall administration. Here, she has also contributed in designing and implementing innovative teaching pedagogies.

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Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad

Ravi Kumar Jain

Director  Dr. K. P. Venugopala Rao

Dr. K. P. Venugopala Rao is a Doctorate in Commerce from Osmania University. His thesis was in the area of Commodity Derivatives in India. He has been actively engaged in higher education for over two decades and held various academic and administrative positions in reputed academic institutions. He is an avid researcher and has research publications in national and international peer reviewed journals. His research interests lie in the area of Accounting, Finance, Taxation, Capital Markets and Technical Analysis. Currently he is guiding four research scholars.

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Institute Overview

SIBM - Hyderabad is located at Mamidpally, Mahabubnagar district, Telangana near Hyderabad; just 45 minutes away from the International airport. The campus is spread over 40 acres of land in the upcoming educational hub and in the vicinity of industrial corridor of Shadnagar, thus providing serene environment conducive for academic learning and industrial exposure. It is a fully residential and Wi-Fi campus with state-of-the-art facilities in the academic and residential blocks facilitating curricular, co-curricular and extracurricular activities for all round development of our students community. The campus has a unique advantage of access to the rich educational, technological expertise along with resources available in Hyderabad Hi-tech city. With a bouquet of best practices and focus on all-round student development, SIBM Hyderabad with the motto “Shraddhavan Labhate Gyanam” meaning “The earnest aspirant gains supreme wisdom” is poised to make new strides in delivering quality management education with the unique mix of knowledge, skills and ethics and drawing on rich SIBM alumni and stakeholder base.

As a policy taken by the Symbiosis International (Deemed University), it will mentor Symbiosis Institute of Business Management-Hyderabad campus, continuously and consistently.



Director Dr.Shailesh Rastogi

Dr Shailesh Rastogi is presently working as Director and Professor at SIBM Nagpur. Dr Rastogi is no stranger to the world of academia, boasting an impressive 23 years of experience in academic, research, and administrative roles. His forte extends beyond the classroom. He is passionate about faculty development programs, research, and the use of technology to enhance the learning experience.

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Institute Overview

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management,Nagpur is a Constituent of Symbiosis International (Deemed University), ( SIU ) . An off-campus institute of SIU, SIBM Nagpurhas been established with the aim of imparting world-class education to students and transforming them into top notch business leaders. It will offer, to begin with, a two years’ full time MBA programwith an option to specialize in Marketing, Finance, Operations or Human Resource.The Institute will later on add additional programs after taking due approvals from SIU.

Being part of huge 75 acre beautiful Campus, SIBM-Nagpur has state-of-the-art infrastructure and world class facilities for all-round development of students. The MBA program will be fully residential, with excellent hostel facilities, including wi- fi and airconditioning.

SIBM- Nagpur has the unique advantage for being situated in the upcoming educational hub of Maharashtra and in the vicinity of MIHAN Project of Government of Maharashtra, with a huge Special Economic Zone alongside. These projects are expected to house various export oriented units like I.T. industries, gems and jewelry, garments, electronic goods, pharmaceuticals, processed foods and many other type of industries. Students will get enormous opportunities for internships, and live projects.Proper Placement assistance will be offered to the students.

The Institute will also offer regular corporate interactions and is also being supported strongly by senior SIBM alumni.


Institute Overview

SCMS Nagpur has been established with the objective of imparting world class management education at the undergraduate level to aspiring managers and to identify, nurture and grow their potential to become responsible, ethical and performing management professionals and entrepreuners.

Dr. Sameer Pingle

Director Dr. Sameer Pingle

Dr. Sameer Pingle has over two decades experience with corporate and management education. He has worked with institutes of repute like NMIMS, Indore campus and Nirma University, Ahmedabad in the past. He has been visiting professor to IIT- Gandhinagar, IIM- Nagpur, Ahmedabad Management Association and many others. He visited Hof University of Applied Sciences, Hof, Germany thrice and also received ERASMUS Fellowship in 2017 as part of International Teaching Week. There are many awards to his credit from reputed associations like AIMS, ISTD, HEF, IIPM, KRDWG, ULektz, Jagranjosh, B-School Affairs, MTC Global, DKRF, Nirma University for research, teaching and administration and also International award from Hof university for teaching excellence. He has guided 6 doctoral scholars and conducted management development programmes for reputed organizations from India and abroad. He has done consulting assignments with organizations like Shriram Group, Government of Gujarat, ISRO, Kalupur Commercial Co operative Bank, Nirlife and others. Dr. Pingle is certified POSH trainer and certified Yoga teacher.

His research interests are employer branding, HR practices in MSMEs, employee engagement and management education. His teaching interests are performance management, International HRM, talent acquisition and others.


Arti Sharma

Director  Dr. Aarti Mehta Sharma

Dr. Aarti Mehta Sharma is a passionate academician who believes that quality education enriches lives immensely. Having worked in Industry and Academia at various levels, she brings forth a motivated attitude and a variety of powerful skills. With a strong background in Analytics, she believes that the “future-ready” student is one who has domain knowledge and is strong at Analytics.

She has more than 15 years of teaching experience at the Doctorate, Post-Graduate and Graduate levels and has worked for more than 8 years in the domain of research, which includes working with MODE Market Research, and FORE. Her areas of interest are the applications of decision sciences to management and she is adept at various analytics software such as R, Python, Power BI, Tableau etc. She believes in continuous learning and has participated in various Faculty Development Programmes as both, an instructor and a participant. She has been involved as a senior faculty in corporate programmes conducted for Wipro, Infosys and John Distillers where she has conducted workshops for different management levels on topics as wide ranging as Market Research, Visualization and Statistics. She has published papers in journals of renown and has attended and presented papers at various national and international conferences.

Institute Overview

Symbiosis International (Deemed University) is a multi-disciplinary university offering its students and faculty a vibrant learning ecosystem designed around its multi-cultural and innovative ethos. Established in 1971 by Prof. Dr. S.B. Mujumdar, it is a ‘home away from home’ for international students. The university is based on the Vedic thought of "World as One Family" and is committed to building international understanding by offering quality education to students of more than 85 countries.

Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, Bengaluru (SCMS-B) is a constituent of Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Pune and began its operations in November 2021. Based in electronic city, the IT hub of Bengaluru, the institute employs a vibrant academic approach that enables learners to choose topics from a variety of areas. The unique curriculum combines business studies with data sciences and analytics to transform students into skills driven business managers.


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SCMS Hyderabad was established in 2022 to become one of the best B-schools in the country through industry-ready education and world class facilities. It was established to provide an exceptional BBA course to prepare students to become future business leaders.

SCMS Hyderabad is a fully residential campus known for its world-class infrastructure spread over 40 acres on the outskirts of the historic city of Hyderabad. As one of the leading BBA degree colleges in Hyderabad, the campus offers a unique blend of a serene learning environment powered by innovative pedagogy and a rich learning resource centre on the one hand and a vibrant and healthy campus life on the other.

Fuelled by its mission to ‘Nurture socially conscious business leaders of tomorrow’, SCMS Hyderabad is marching forward with rapid strides in internationalisation, deeper corporate engagement and impactful research creating an indelible mark on a global platform.

As one of the top degree colleges for BBA in Hyderabad, the institute also offers a Global Immersion Program that allows students to spend a semester abroad and study with subject-matter experts. In addition, students at SCMS Hyderabad, one of the top BBA course colleges, are encouraged to participate in two research and experiential learning projects, a corporate internship and a community service project.

Dr. K.P. Venugopala Rao


Dr. K. P. Venugopala Rao is a Doctorate in Commerce from Osmania University and also holds a degree in Law and Education. His thesis was in the area of Commodity Derivatives in India. He has over two decades of experience in teaching, research and academic administration and has held various academic and administrative positions in reputed academic institutions. His teaching and research engagements were at prestigious universities like Osmania University and Kakatiya University.

He is an avid researcher and has research publications in various national and international peer reviewed journals. His research interests lie in the area of Accounting, Taxation and Capital Markets.

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Dr. Shrirang Altekar

Director Dr. Vandana Ahuja

Dr. Vandana Ahuja works as Director and Professor at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Noida. She has over 24 years of experience and is the author of a book on Digital Marketing - published by Oxford University Press. Additionally, she has edited books on Managing Social Media Practices in a Digital Economy, Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Human Capital and Information Technology Professionals and Multidisciplinary perspectives towards developing a Digitally Competent society with IGI Global. She is the proud recipient of the ILDC-AMP award for excellence in Management Teaching and has researched the domain of the collaborative web, with focus on its contributions to the fields of Marketing and CRM. She has published several manuscripts in International and National Journals and also serves on the Editorial Board of several International Journals across publishing houses like Inderscience, Emerald and IGI Global. She has organised and chaired several International conferences and has guided Ph.D. students in the domain of CRM, Branding and Online Marketing. She teaches Digital Marketing and Marketing Analytics. Prior to her present stint at Symbiosis, she has worked with the Jaipuria Group as Dean-Academics, Amity University, IILM and Jaypee Business School.

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Institute Overview

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Noida (SIBM NOIDA) offers a comprehensive two-year MBA programme that covers various subjects such as Marketing, Finance, Operations, Supply Chain Management, and Human Resources. The institute has experienced faculty and provides a supportive learning environment to help students achieve their full potential. Additionally, the strong industry interface provides practical exposure to prepare students for the challenges of the business world. Overall, SIBM NOIDA is an excellent choice for students looking to pursue an MBA programme.

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