PGADM Program


SIMS a top tier management institute is a constituent of Symbiosis International University, set up in 1993. It is ranked amongst the top B-Schools in India. SIMS is one of the 10 or so B-Schools in whole of India including some IIMs which has been conducting a full-time Postgraduate Programme in Management (PGPM) for the last several years. Started in 2009, full-time PGADM, formerly known as Executive PGDM, is a one year management programme (known generally as Fast Track MBA), which is ideal for junior and middle level executives who need a management qualification to boost and advance their career at par with MBAs. SIMS provides opportunity to take Marketing, Finance, Operations and Human Resource as specializations in its PGADM programme unlike other institutes which offer only General PGADM programme. This offers a perfect opportunity to switch careers.SIMS through its curriculum and pedagogy develops leaders, managers and entrepreneurs ready for any challenging role. Alumni of this course are now in very senior positions in many top MNC’s and Indian companies.


The PGADM course curriculum is divided into two semesters of six months each. Both the semesters consist of Compulsory and Specialization courses. Students will have to opt for any one specialization from Finance, Human Resource, Marketing and Operations which will remain constant for both the semesters.

Course Design of PGADM:

SIMS conducts approximately two weeks of orientation programme for the new batch. It consists of various activities which test students’ mental resilience as well as their physical strength. A series of guest lectures and introduction lectures are also scheduled for students to understand the PGADM curriculum. The objective of this introductory programme mainly is to normalize students coming from different backgrounds. The programme also builds batch unity and friendship that last for a lifetime, making it an unforgettable experience.

  • Business Statistics
  • Management of Operations
  • Managerial Economics
  • Legal Aspects of Business
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Essentials of Marketing Management
  • Research Methodology
  • Human Resource Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Accounting
  • Strategic Management
  • Introduction to Business Intelligence
  • Corporate Governance and Ethics
  • Macroeconomics for Mangers
  • Dissertation


  • Consumer Behavior
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Integrated Marketing Communication
  • Product Management
  • Sales Force and Channel Management
  • Digital Marketing
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Retail Management
  • Business to Business Marketing
  • Brand Management


  • Basic of Financial Management
  • Introduction to Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Retail Banking
  • International Finance
  • Management Accounting
  • Investment Banking
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
  • Derivative Markets
  • Goods and Service Tax (GST)

Human Resource Manager

  • Talent Acquisition
  • Compensation and Reward Management
  • Industrial Relations
  • Talent Management
  • Learning and Development
  • Organizational Development and Change
  • Leadership and Capacity Building
  • Employment Related Laws
  • Performance Management System
  • HR Analytics


  • Quality Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Materials Management
  • Operations Planning and Scheduling
  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • International Logistics
  • Advanced Operations Management
  • Service Operations Management
  • Project Management
  • Operations Research


PGADM programme is primarily for experienced professional having a minimum of 4 years of work experience in varied fields like IT/ITES, BFSI, Energy/Power, Automobile, Manufacturing, Pharma etc. We have participants in this programme with strong leadership potential, clear motivation and drive to achieve. Coming from varied and diversified backgrounds, each one of them brings his/her rich professional experience and recognized achievements. They are eager to enrich themselves, sharing best practices with people from other culture and industries. In addition to strong analytical skills, they also demonstrate emotional maturity and interpersonal skills.

PGADM 2017-18 Batch Statistics

Class Composition
Batch Size 30
Male 18
Female 12
Average Age 29
Average Work Experience 6 Years

Admission Procedure


A student seeking admission for the Postgraduate Programme in Management must possess Bachelor’s degree from statutory/recognized University with minimum of 50% marks and minimum four years of work experience as on May 31, 2019 after completing graduation.

Selection Criteria

Personal Interview/Interaction

Application Process

Download the application form from here, take a printout and submit the application form with supporting documents and an application fee of Rs.1000/- through DD in favour of “Director, SIMS” payable at Pune or online payment.

Stage 1 - Applying through Application Process

Stage 2 - Shortlist of Candidates

Stage 3 - Interview Process

Stage 4 - Result Announcement

Fees Sructure


  • Hostel accommodation will be provided on request and depends on availability.
  • The above is subject to change as per SIU authority.

Application Form

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SIMS is a preferred destination for life changing learning. Our aim is to provide quality management education to students. The student managers who graduate from SIMS are leaders in an exceptionally broad gamut of organizations from entrepreneurial companies to established firms, government and non-profit organizations. SIMS has an enviable placement record and it offers an excellent return on investment in terms of the placement packages. Top Companies such as Deloitte, JP Morgan Chase, Credit Suisse, Infosys, TCS, Gartner, ICICI, HDFC, GE, Eaton Tech, Marsh, Mother Dairy, SBI, Religare Securities, Bajaj Allianz, Tata Motors, Tally Solutions, WNS, Reliance Jio, Janalakshmi Financial Services etc. are some of the loyal recruiters of SIMS student managers.

Placement statistics of the PGADM class of 2016

Salary Details
Highest Salary 16 LPA
Average Salary 8.75 LPA
Median Salary 7.5 LPA

Programme Structure


Contact Details

Admissions and Enquiry of PGADM

Name: Dr Pravin Kumar Bhoyar

Designation: Head - PGADM

Contact: +91 - 9822059549/ 020 - 30213216/241 (Direct land line)

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