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Symbiosis Institute of Health Science
Year Founded : 1971
Affiliation : Symbiosis International University
Contact No : 020-25658012
Email : admission_hhm@sihspune.org
Website : www.sihspune.org

About The Institute

Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS) is a constituent of the prestigious Symbiosis International University (SIU). SIHS has conceptualized & implemented a group of professional up-gradation programmes meant to equip the healthcare professional with appropriate tools needed to survive this age of fierce competition and specialisation. SIHS encourages a symbiosis of thought, word & action of all such professionals who would address the all important issue of health in its totality. Through its unique innovative career-oriented programmes, SIHS plans to raise a cadre of professionals who would ensure delivery of optimum health care services.

The Institute

As per the Ministry of Human Resource Development Govt. Of India Notification No. F.9. 1/2006-U.3 (A) dated 10 November 2006, the Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS) is a constituent of the prestigious Symbiosis International University (SIU). SIHS has conceptualized & implemented a group of professional up-gradation programmes meant to equip the healthcare professional with the appropriate tools in order to survive this age of fierce competition and specialisation. The SIHS encourages a symbiosis of thought word & action of all such professionals who would address all the important issues of health in its totality. Through its unique, innovative career oriented programmes SIHS plans to raise a cadre of professionals who would ensure delivery of optimum health care services.

The SIHS is associated with major tertiary care hospitals of the city to provide the necessary hands on clinic & para clinical experience necessary for the students pursuing these hospitals based academic programmes. A formal Memorandum of Understanding has been signed with major private as well as governmental hospitals for the same.


Promoting international understanding through quality education


  • inculcate the 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 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.


Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences has gained many laurels during the past years.

To quote a few:

  • SIHS has established a formal partnership with the Georgia State University (GSU), USA to promulgate co-operation between the institutions to promote education research, intercultural competence and understanding.
  • The Post Graduate Diploma in Emergency Medical Services (PGDEMS) programme is recognized by the Los Angeles Paramedic Training Institute, USA.
  • The American Heart Association (AHA), USA has conferred upon the Institute the coveted title of an International Training Center (ITC). It is also a recognized Chapter of the International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) Organization, USA. This is recognized by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), USA.
  • Recently SIHS is recognized as an approved site for conducting - Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Course of American College of Surgeons - India Program.
  • SIHS is beneficiary of the various MOUs signed between SIU & national and international academic institutions like Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), Georgia State University (GSU), USA to promulgate cooperation between the institutes to promote educational research intercultural competence and understanding.
  • Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) has accredited SIHS to conduct CME programs/workshops/seminars, etc. By virtue of this coveted status faculty and delegates participating in workshops organized by SIHS will be honoured by credit hours from MMC. Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has conferred Institutional Membership.
  • Recently PGDEMS programme of Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS) has been recognized by the Saudi Commission of Health Specialties.

Why The Institute?

Health care and its management are one of the fastest growing sectors, both in India and globally. The future of SIHS is closely linked to the future of the health care sector in India. We therefore share the vision of burgeoning growth in the near future. Similarly the need for world class academic institutions is growing to keep pace with the demands of the expanding economies of the country.

With its pioneering approach to meeting society's demands, the Symbiosis International University (SIU) has shifted to a new 300-acre campus at Lavale on the outskirts of Pune City.

SIU is in the process of setting up Symbiosis Super Speciality Hospital & Research Centre, which will have a Centre of Excellence in Minimal Access & Robotic Surgery with a focus on education and training research. There would also be a general hospital medical college Paramedic Training Institute,a School for Complementary & Alternative Medicine (CAM), a Health Technology Park, a Bio-Medical Cluster, etc. all contributing to a complete new world of healthcare.

Message from the Dean

Innovation and a passion for excellence has now become a second nature for all of us at Symbiosis. These two derivatives well justify the establishment of the Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS).

Symbiosis has a proven track record in the field of education with management education being its flagship. With changing times, Symbiosis diversified into other education arenas like computers, law, information technology, Geo-informatics, etc. Health Sciences are yet another need based domain which Symbiosis has tapped. Given the paradigm shift which the health care sector is experiencing, Health Sciences probably represent the most ideal field for Symbiosis to innovate. The ample opportunities which this field presents by way of research further testifies to the significance of this department.

With its objective of bringing together professionals from diverse disciplines to design contemporary need based academic programmes pertinent to the health care sector, I am sure SIHS is ideally poised to pursue this mission of striving for excellence in the field of Health Sciences which is important to one and all.

The excellent infrastructure, experienced faculty and other facilities are all here to harness your potential and help you to become a vital link in the health care sector.

Dr. Rajiv Yeravdekar
Dean, Faculty of Health & Biomedical Sciences Symbiosis International University (SIU)
Director, Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS)
Member, Board of Management SIU
Member, Managing Committee Symbiosis
Ex-Member, Board of Governors Medical Council of India (MCI) Govt. of India
Member, Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) Govt. of Maharashtra
Member, Central Supervisor Board-PCPNDT Govt. of India
Member, Governing Council of Consultancy Development Centre (CDC) DSIR Ministry of Science and Technology Govt. of India

Admission Procedure

The Selection process is carried out in two steps.

Step I: SNAP Test - Each student desirous of admission to SIHS must appear for Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Test, which is a common written test for the admission to all Symbiosis postgraduate institutes. For SNAP Test information log on to http://www.snaptest.org and register. Get your SNAP-ID. This SNAP-ID should be entered while applying to SIHS Preserve the Admit Card of SNAP Test for further selection process at SIHS. Appearing for SNAP Test does not automatically qualify an applicant for the next step in selection process at SIHS

Step II: Selection Process at SIHS - Each student desirous of admission to SIHS must apply SIHS separately, using the link given below https://siu.ishinfo.com/SIHS/Register/Index.aspx Short-listed Applicants based on SNAP scores will be called for the selection process at SIHS. Short listed candidates are announced via a web-link on SIHS website as per the scheduled dates. Individual regret letters will not be sent to applicants who are not called for GE-PIWAT. The entire selection process will be held at PUNE only. This process includes Group Exercise, Personal Interview & Written Ability Test (GE-PIWAT).


Computer Lab.: The Computer lab, with free Internet facility for all the students.

Wi-Fi campus: The Wi-Fi campus enables the students to get on-line anywhere on campus without the hassle of wires and plug-ins. The campus, truly, is the high tech face of the new-age SIHS.

Classrooms: All lecture classrooms are well ventilated and equipped with the latest audiovisual facilities.

Auditorium: The in-house facilities include a 567 seater modern auditorium and a modern conference hall located at Symbiosis Vishwabhavan.

Mess and Cafeteria: An all-day Mess and cafeteria ensures refreshments for busy minds.

Accommodation: For outstation students (Ladies& Gents) accommodation can be arranged at Symbiosis Hostel on first come first serve basis.

Career Counseling and Placement Cell: SIHS Placement Cell will assist students to obtain employment in respective industries in the healthcare domains.

Library: The library provides following services to their users


I salute Dr. S.B.Mujumdar for having conceived this institution of international Standard. This institute has brought a good name to our community by imparting quality education.

Shri. Ghulam Nabi Azad
Former Union Minister for Health,
Govt. of India

Kudos to all the wonderful effort you are putting into developing young talent for this great country

Ronald C Sequeira Executive Director- HR, Glaxo Smithkline

We had a very good experience with candidates from Symbiosis in the past and shall explore this opportunity in future too.

Dr. Azad Moopen
MD Chairman
DM Healthcare & MIMS

Most of our Symbiosis (SIHS) recruits have been achieved in all respects. They are very well organized, have attention to detail, have commendable client facing skills and are very clear and confident while talking to international clients. They have proven themselves to be very strong assets of the Global Professional Services team with a commitment to excel and deliver results with a clear client focus. We look forward to continuing to recruit from SIHS in the coming years.

Mr. Nitin Deshpande
Eclipsys India

Congratulations to SIHS for this remarkable progress.

Mr. KV Subrahmanyam (KVS)
Delivery Leader Healthcare
Life Sciences & HRO Services

Your student has consistently demonstrated great commitment and enthusiasm in the course of his work. His ability to be independent and to take initiative was much appreciated particularly in the conduct of much needed research and the updating of several key reference documents.

Mr. Azrul Mohd Khalib
UN HIV and AIDS Coordinator
Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

It was a great pleasure to have students from SIHS as management trainees in our organization. We found them knowledgeable, hardworking, earnest and adaptable. Recommendations given by them regarding their project to the organization were invaluable and implemented by the institute wherever feasible.

Mr. Varun Satpal
Sr. Manager Business Development
Primus Super Specialty Hospital

We at BCHT reciprocate your sentiments & are proud to have your students with us for training. They are bright well informed & positive in their approach to the training.

Maj. Gen. Vijay Krishna CEO
Breach Candy Hospital Trust

SIHS - Beautiful campus, amazing hospitality and one of the best conglomerations of healthcare managers.

Dr. Rakesh Kapur
Consultant Max Healthcare

Passion and commitment to make changes to healthcare industry is visible among students, dosed with sense of responsibility within.

Mr. V. Raja
President & CEO
GE Healthcare India

Very impressive students with good subject knowledge and right attitude. They are the future Healthcare managers of India. Congratulations and all the best.

Mrs. Preetha Reddy
Managing Director
Apollo Hospitals

Wonderful organization of symposium very efficient and effective students. I wish them all the best for their future endeavors.

Dr. Sanjeev Malik
Executive Director
Dr. Moopens Healthcare Dubai

I really enjoyed my time with students and the faculty of health sciences. I am impressed with the programme designed by Symbiosis. I look forward for further tie ups and exchange programmes.

Dr. Michael Brown
CIO Harvard University
Health Services

Pleasantly surprised by the excellent knowledge bank of the symbiosis students - great work and nice arrangements.

Mr. Abhay Gandhi
Executive Vice-President International
Sun Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

The healthcare industry is growing at a fast pace and to sustain this growth, professional management of hospitals is the need of the hour. SIHS with its flagship programme in MBA-HHC has fulfilled this need of the industry by picking up and nurturing the best available talent.

Mr. Shivinder Mohan Singh
Executive Vice Chairman,Fortis Healthcare

We have been associated with SIHS since the time of its inception and we have absorbed the talent from the pioneer batch. We are happy with their enthusiasm and their performance has been up to the mark.

Dr. B.R. Shetty
Chairman New Medical Centre Abu Dhabi

Placements/Summer Internship

SIHS PUNE the Premier B-School in Healthcare is offering a unique program in Hospital and Healthcare management (MBA-HHM). Since 2009 SIHS has been keeping up the legacy of 100% placements.

SIHS is an integral constituent of Symbiosis International University (SIU), imparting education in various healthcare related domains such as Hospital and Healthcare Management, Medical Technology and Emergency Medical Services.

SIHS has the track record of producing one of the finest Healthcare professionals and managers in all verticals (Hospitals, Insurance, Consultancies, Public Health, Pharmaceuticals, Medical equipment, IT and wellness) by training in Leadership Development and Corporate readiness. SIHS has been ranked amongst the top 4 colleges offering M.B.A. in Healthcare by The Economic Times and has also been accredited A grade by the N.A.A.C.

SIHS is proud to announce that the seventh batch of its full time, on-campus MBA (Hospital and Healthcare Management) programme successfully raised the bar of 100% placements once again. SIHS has to its credit Multinationals and Multi-Specialty Hospitals Pan India and also have International Hospitals as recruiters to its basket.

The Campus Recruitment Programme (CRP) at SIHS Pune gives an opportunity to showcase a plethora of talent from doctors, dentist, physiotherapist and graduates of all life sciences to the corporate world and for corporates to reiterate their confidence in recruiting from the institute. Placement Assistance is given through the placement cell following a stringent process.

The Recruitment Season at SIHS 2014-2015 has been successfully completed by all the students being placed with desired profiles in renowned companies.

No. of Recruiters 51
No. of offers 65
Average CTC 5.07 Lakhs
Highest CTC 10 Lakhs
No. Of PPO's 1


SIHS Pune continues to celebrate diversity with regard to sectorial offerings from different verticals of Healthcare. The corporates that came to the campus for the season 2014-2015 offered promising profiles across functional domains like Business analyst, Operations, Marketing, Sales, Product Development, Administration and Consultants.

Contact Details:

A Constituent of Symbiosis International University (SIU)
Senapati Bapat Road, Pune 411004 (INDIA).

Tel. +91-20-25658012
Email: medtech@sihspune.org

Tel. +91-20-25658013
Email: pgdems@sihspune.org

Tel. +91-9552599863
Email: admission_hhm@sihspune.org

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Email: placement@sihspune.org

Name : Symbiosis Institute of Health Science
Location : Senapati Bapat Road
City : Pune
State : Maharashtra
Country : India
Contact No : 020-25658012
Contact Email : admission_hhm@sihspune.org
Website : www.sihspune.org   
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