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SIMC pays homage to Dr. Dileep Padgaonkar (1944 - 2016),

Chair Professor for our R.K. Lakshman Chair initiative.

In him, we will miss a mentor, guide and friend.

Latest news
Registration open for PGDJMC 2017  | SIMC ranked the Best Public Relations School, second best Post Graduate Mass Communication School, and third best Advertising School in India, at the Edutainment Show, 2017   | Madhura Dalimbkar's film wins the first prize in Short Takes 7 film contest  | SIMC's MBA (Communication Management) Programme Ranked # 9 in Central Asia by Ed Universal  | SIMC's Journalism alumnus of batch 2016, Geetika Mantri has won the prestigious Laadli award    

1 December 2016

SIMC has partnered with Google News Lab to offer cutting edge journalism courses

Google has collaborated with 46 institutes across the world and SIMC has pride of place along with names like Missouri School of Journalism, Stanford University, USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism....

8 February 2017

SIMC's Christine Jose won this year’s Media Konnect Short Film Competition

Made on a meagre budget of Rs 180, Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication (SIMC) student Christine Jose Sales’s Time in a Box, won this year’s Media Konnect Short Film Competition.

6 October 2016

ICMAC - International Conference on Media and Communication

SIMC, on behalf of the Faculty of Media, Communication and Design, SIU, organised the First International Conference on Media and Communication at Lavale.

16 July 2016

Aarambh 2016

Yet another fresh batch of SIMC pulled off a stellar performance at Aarambh 2016, continuing the annual tradition.

6 June 2016

Team Building Exercises

SIMC first year students recently engaged in a specially designed and unique set of team building activities as a part of an extended induction process.

Regional Cinema

The event, panel discussion on the Evolution of Regional Cinema moderated by Ajit Duara,was graced by Music Director duo Ajay and Atul Gogavale ten-time National Award Winning Director and Writer Jahnu Barua,The Silver Jubilee Celebration of SIMC took a dynamic turn when Aamir Khan dropped in for a surprise visit during the panel discussion on Regional Cinema.

Cinema Story with Shatrugan Sinha

Mr. Shatrugan Sinha graced the occasion as the chief guest, and interacted with the students on the topic of Cinema Industry Over The Past Twenty Five Years. An engaging question answer session between Mr. Sinha and the students also took place.


Five prolific storytellers from Kommune enthralled the audience with performances through medium poetry and prose - it was an enchanted evening of discovering others and self through the performers.

MBA Conclave

SIMC organized its Media Management and Media Research Analytics Conclave at the Lavale Campus. The gathering witnessed the presence of industry stalwarts and eminent leaders from the research and media industry, who addressed aspirants about the changing aspects of media management and the media research industry.

Alum Night

The college planned a alumni reunion event, the AlumNight where alumni from the batches revisited their Alma Mater. During is a formal event former students got a chance relive their nostalgia, meet fellow classmates who are successful names in the industry, interact with the faculty and current students of SIMC.

Session With Mr Ambi Parameswaran

The Ad man, Mr Ambi Parameswaran had come down to SIMC Pune to launch his recent book­ Nawabs, Nudes and Noodles. We had an enriching session of two hours where he brought together the dynamics of Indian Consumer behaviour over the last 50 years in his book. He spoke about brands, consumers and the spectacular world of advertising.

Comic Con

Comic Con brought in Saumin Patel, founder of Holy Cow Entertainment, to SIMC for the workshop. Along with him, a couple of campus ambassadors from Mumbai and Pune joined in to help him out in the workshop. People talk about buying their favorite superhero collection, but we got the entire Comic Con on campus.

Doosra Chashma (Film Festival)

The panel discussions featured Smriti Nevatia, the curator of the film festival, Zayera Khan, the director of We Who Bleed and a representative from Saheli Sangh, a prominent NGO for sex workers based in Pune.The screenings were followed by informative panel discussions with gender non-conforming individuals and experts in gender studies

Jawahar Sircar Event

Jawahar Sircar, CEO of Prasar discussed the various channels of new media today and how it has helped in a variety of fields such as news communication and advertising. He then concluded by talking about the challenges that new media faces, the quality of the new media and the advent of mobile users in today’s context.

Media Story with Ravi Agrawal

Bureau Chief, CNN International, New Delhi, talked about diverse platforms in news media and how the media landscape is changing. This was an extremely insightful session for media amangers and journalists-to-be in ethics and best practices.

Masterclass with Shubhra Gupta

The prolific film reviewer and columnist from Indian Express engaged students at SIMC in a session that talked about what is the recipe for a good film review!

Brand Conclave

An ensemble of the biggest names in the Brand Communication landscape in the country discussed the future of the Brand Communication industry and it's future.


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