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.Sameer Pingle has over two decades of experience in 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 a visiting professor to IIT- Gandhinagar, IIM- Nagpur, Ahmedabad Management Association, and many others. He visited the Hof University of Applied Sciences, Hof, Germany, thrice and received the ERASMUS Fellowship in 2017 as part of International Teaching Week. There are many awards to his credit from reputed associations like AIMS, ISTD, HEF, NIPM, KRDWG, ULektz, Jagranjosh, B-School Affairs, Lexicon Group of Institutes, MTC Global, DKRF, Nirma University for research, teaching and administration and also an International award from Hof university for teaching excellence. He has guided six doctoral scholars and conducted management development programmes for reputed organizations from India and abroad. He has done consulting assignments with organizations like Shriram Group, the Government of Gujarat, Kalupur Commercial Co-operative Bank Ltd, Nirlife, and others. Dr. Pingle has conducted training programmes for executives from organizations of repute like ONGC, HPCL, IOCL, GSFC, Cadila Pharmaceuticals, Torrent Pharmaceuticals, Kalpataru Power Transmission, Ultratech, VANAMATI, GVK-EMRI, Ford India, Bank of Baroda and many others. He has conducted many Faculty Development Programmes on Case Teaching Pedagogy and Innovative Pedagogy. Dr. Pingle is a 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.