Admission to all the courses and programmes at Symbiosis International (deemed University) (SIU) are strictly on merit basis based on the criteria and processes prescribed by the University and assessment of individual performance in Symbiosis National Aptitude Test [SNAP] for Postgraduate Studies and Symbiosis Entrance Test [SET] for Undergraduate Studies.
All aspirants / parents are hereby notified that some individuals / organisations are giving / making false and misleading advertisements / claims in newspapers, websites, social media platforms that they can ensure admission to Symbiosis International (deemed University) and also charging heavy amount for the same.
In this regard, SIU requests the aspirants / parents to refrain from entering into any transaction with such elements. SIU has not appointed any individual / agency / organisation to make such assurance on its behalf. It is a matter of Policy that SIU does not charge capitation fee for admission from students and this is widely and prominently published as well on all the relevant places like prospectus, website, SNAP Booklet, SET Booklet etc.
Despite this Notice, if any aspirant / parents still proceeds with or enters into transaction with such elements, they would be doing so at their own risk and cost. SIU further notifies that any aspirant attempting to approach SIU for admission through or at the instances of such agents will be permanently debarred from admission to all the courses and programmes at Symbiosis International (deemed University).
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 two decades. She is working as the 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. She has conducted several corporate training programs and workshops in universities of repute. She was also invited as a guest in the programme on Doordarshan.
Apart from her academic and administrative responsibilities, Dr. Phutela is also passionately working in the domain of sensitizing social responsibility amongst students by designing and implementing empowerment projects for the underprivileged. She has spearheaded ‘Project Utthan’ – Financial Literary Project; ‘Project Parivartan’- Soft Skills Education Project & ‘Project Sahyog’ – Women Empowerment Project, to enhance the confidence and belief of the students along with several Plantation drives. She received appreciation letters for her active role and participation in the projects by the NGOs - Parimal Pathshala and Vrikshit Foundation.