• SIU Mission

    SIU Mission

    - to 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 sensitization
    - to develop global competencies amongst students
    - to nurture creativity and encourage entrepreneurship
    - to enhance employability and contribute to human resource development
    - to promote health wellness amongst the students, staff & community
    - to instill sensitivity amongst the youth towards community and environment
    - to produce thought provoking leaders for the society

  • SIU Vision

    SIU Vision

    Promoting international understanding through quality education.

  • About SCIT

    About SCIT

    SCIT is a premier IT Business School nurturing genuine IT talent.

    Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology, a constituent of Symbiosis International University has been a pioneer and a leader in imparting education in the niche area of Information Technology Business Management in India for more than a decade. SCIT nurture genuine IT talent to become future leaders in Information Technology arena. SCIT welcomes those, who are willing to take on challenges and transform themselves into proactive professionals. The institute supports their transformation with innovative teaching-learning methodology, state-of-the-art computer labs, platform for peer learning and opportunities to learn management in real time. The success of our alumni is a proof to claim that - SCIT ensures overall professional development of students, who are transformed into industry-ready IT professionals.


DR. Dhanya Pramod

Ph.D, MSc.(Comp.Sc),


Ph.D, MSc.(Comp.Sc), MBA(HR), PGDIM, SET

Total Experience (In years) : 17


Dr.Dhanya Pramod is a post graduate in computer science from Pondicherry central university and completed her doctoral degree from Symbiosis International University. She has a strong academic foundation and was the First Rank holder of University at undergraduate level and Gold medalist at post graduate level. Dr.Dhanya also holds a masters degree in Management. She pursued multiple job portfolios with blend of experience including industry, research, academics and administration. The experience with Wipro technologies R&D division gave her good exposure to research in the areas of network protocols and security. Her interest in networks, application security and aspect oriented programming further lead to research and award of the doctoral degree for her thesis in web application security. She has published papers in several refereed/indexed journals including SCOPUS and conferences of international repute. She is also editorial board member and reviewer of reputed journals.

Her passion for teaching made her to venture into academics. Her expertise includes Information Security Management and Data science. She has Co-authored and published case studies in IT and Management in Case Centre (ECCH) and PMI. She has also received research grants from Pune University, Symbiosis International University and PMI. She was a member of PMI and her current professional association includes ISACA (Academic Advocate-Student chapter) and IACSIT Singapore (senior member).

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VijayKumar Bharti


Ph.D, MBA, M. Com, ICWA(I), SLET
SAP Certified Solution Architect(TERP10)
SAP ByD Certified Teacher
Accredited Management Teacher (AIMA-New Delhi)

Total Experience (In years) : 24

Marquis Who's Who in the World (33rd Edn, 2016)

Dr. Vijayakumar Bharathi. S is a Post Graduate in Commerce from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore and in Management from Bharathidasan University, Trichy. He earned his Ph.D in Computer Studies from the Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune in the area of ERP Risk Assessment for SMEs. He has over 24 years of experience including 5 plus years in the Industry at an Indo-Swiss JV manufacturing textile machinery. While at this company, in addition to his core functions of Costing & Banking, he was a part of the Task-Force on Business Process Mapping and MIS Reporting as part of the company’s ERP Initiative.

On the academic front he has taught a wide range of courses in commerce and management at reputed institutes in Coimbatore, Mumbai and Pune. He is an SAP-ERP trained and certified (SAP-TERP10 and SAP-Business ByDesign) faculty on Business Process Integration from SAP. He has over ten years of experience in successfully planning, developing and conducting end-to-end SAP based ERP curriculum using SAP R/3, ECC 6.0 and SAP ByD. He has conducted ERP Workshops for Faculty Members in India, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Mongolia. He has conducted case study classes on ERP at IIM-R. He is a member of the SAP Business ByDesign Enablement Project for Universities constituted by SAP AG Germany and has been invited to Germany to share his experience on curriculum development and conduct.

He has over 75 publications in the form of research papers, conference proceedings and case studies covering contemporary issues in ERP, General Management, Social Media and HR. The case studies are published in the Case Centre (formerly ECCH) and PMI, one of which featured in the top 20 most viewed cases in the world in 2008. He is a reviewer of SCIT Journal, Management Research Review (Emerald) and the African Journal of Business Management.

He has also worked on two funded projects on ERP, one from PMI and the other from SIU. His consultancy projects relate to Upward Appraisal and Community Perception Survey for companies in the manufacturing domain. He is widely consulted on planning, developing and execution of SAP ERP based curriculum. His areas of interests include ERP, Social Media, Design Thinking, Big Data, Managerial Accounting, Financial Management, and Knowledge Management. He is the recipient of the Outstanding Academic Award, 2013 for SAARC Region from SAP University Alliances, APJ at Shanghai China, during March 2014. He also received performance awards for teaching, research and consultancy at the Institute level.

He is listed in the 33rd Edition of the Marquis Who's Who in the World 2016.

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Angelina Gokhale

Assistant Professor

SET, MBS (Human Resource), PGDBM (Marketing), M.Sc. & B.Sc. (Compu. Sci.)

Total Experience (In years) : 6


Angelina L. Gokhale has pursued her B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Computer Science (topped her college), Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (Marketing) and Masters in Business Studies (Human Resources) (topped the University of Pune). Her passion for teaching drove her to take it up as a full time career option teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate level in the Department of Computer Science (B.Sc. and M.Sc. Computer Science students) as well as the business management courses as a visiting faculty. She is currently the Academic Advocate for the ISACA Student Group of SCIT and the Faculty mentor for Team Matrix (Information Security Group of SCIT) and Reflections (official SCIT magazine reflections.scit.edu).

Her areas of teaching and research include Soft Computing, Digital Image Processing, Software Engineering, Relational Database Management Systems, Networking, Information Security (Database and Application Security) and Management Information Systems. She is currently pursuing her PhD in the area of Digital Image Forensics.

Assistant Professor

M. Tech in Computer Sc. & Engg

Total Experience (In years) : 7


Prof. A. Goswami has done her Master in Technology from WBUT University with a specialization in Computer Science & Engineering. She has achieved a distinction in her post graduation and secured the 2 rank in her college.

She has performed her thesis work in Data Mining, where she has studied structure of communities in social networks. She is experienced and proficient in teaching several technology related subjects like Data Structures and Algorithms, Data Communications & Networks and more. She has also attended several seminars and workshops which includes :

* Workshop on ‘Image processing and Pattern Recognition` held by Department of Computer Sc. & Engg, HIT, Kolkata
* Workshop on ‘Web Technologies` held by the Department of Information Technology, CMR Institute of Management Studies, Bangalore
* National Level Workshop on ‘Recent Developments in Network Security’ conducted by Department of MCA & CDAC, Bangalore.
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Shaji Joseph

Assistant Professor

B.A(Soc) B.Ph, MA(Soc), PGCWS, NET

Total Experience (In years) : 13


Prof. Shaji Joseph is a postgraduate from Pune University and is pursuing his PhD in the area of organisational culture. He has travelled and worked in different parts of the country and has been very active in the Tribal Development Programs in Jharkhand. He has a work experience of almost 13 years doing both teaching and research. His research on EGS Maharashtra with IDS Sussex has been a seminal one and has been published by EPW.

While Teaching at Kohinoor Business School he coordinated a series of newsweeklies in sectors of education, retail, real-estate, health care and hospitality. He is also very actively involved in the social field and is in the advisory council of an NGO he helped set up in Pune. His area of specialization is Organisational Behavior, Organizational Development, Business Ethics and HRM. He has been an affiliate professor of Sprot School of Business Carleton University Canada’s offshore campus in India. This has helped him fine tune his teaching through the close interaction with Carleton University professors.

He has presented papers in national level seminars and also published articles, research papers and case studies in reputed journals. He has also successfully completed the Train the Trainer and Grid certifications. These certifications were extremely useful during the series of workshops he conducted for the JKTI teachers during 2008-09 period.

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Anil Jadhav
Prof. Anil Jadhav

Associate Professor

Ph.D , MCA

Total Experience (In years) : 18


Dr. Anil Jadhav is a Doctorate in Information Technology and Management from IIT Bombay and a post graduate in Computer Applications from Govt. College of Engineering, Karad. He has over 18 years of experience including 3 Years in the Industry and over 15 Years in Teaching, Research and Administration.

He has presented research papers at various National and International conferences and published research papers in reputed Journals. His Research and Teaching areas of interest are Business Intelligence, Data Science, Data Analytics, Database Management Systems.

He has a strong academic foundation and was the rank holder at the Graduate and School level. He is a life member of ISTE.

Saravan Krishnamurthy

Assistant Professor

M.S.(Industrial Management), B.E.(Mechanical Engineering)

Total Experience (In years) : 14.5


Prof. Saravan is a graduate (B.E Mechanical) from PSG College of Technology, Bharathiar University and a post graduate (M.S in Industrial Management) from Northern Illinois University, USA.  He had worked with Ernst and Young LLP, USA as Business Analyst and Consultant. A passion towards academics had led him to various teaching assignments in USA, Canada and then to India. During his previous stint with Kohinoor Business School, Prof. Saravan was the editor for research journal publications of the institution.

Prof. Saravan has undergone teacher’s training program for the Australian University teachers certification training, has completed workshop course in Case Method of teaching at IIT Madras – Department of Management Studies and has been trained and certified by National Institute of Teachers Training(NITTR), Human Resources and Development Ministry. His training and development includes areas of renewable energy and sustainability at IIT Bombay; Team development and Critical Thinking Skills. He is currently pursuing Doctoral Studies at Symbiosis International University.

His areas of expertise include Globalization, Strategic Management, Manufacturing and Operations Management. He has published research papers and case studies in national level peer reviewed journals. He has keen interests in carrying out research on renewable energy, sustainability, social responsibility, sustainability education and in creating relevant learning programs and case studies. He is the current faculty advisor to SCIT Institutional Social Responsibility committee. His views and opinions are at visible in SCIT faculty blogs.

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Apoorva Kulkarni

Assistant Professor

NET, M.B.A(Computer Management), B.C.S

Total Experience (In years) :10.5


Mrs. Apoorva Vikrant Kulkarni is NET qualified with an MBA in Computer Management from Pune University with a strong blend of academician and administration. Along with her role of an academician, out of her passion for entrepreneurship and leadership, she also holds the e-cell mentorship at SCIT and is also the faculty in charge for MBA (Executive) IT and PGPITBM courses.

She has worked as a full time/visiting faculty for various Techno Managerial Post Graduate courses at various universities. Her subjects of expertise include Principles of Management, Management Information System, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, Information Technology for Managers.

She has published number of research papers in SCOPUS indexed journals and case studies in Emerald as well as Elsevier.

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Ajey Kumar

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering,
ME in Software Engineering,
BE in Computer Science and Engineering

Total Experience (In years) :9.5


Dr. Ajey Kumar’s research interest includes Wireless Networks, Mobile Computing, Location Based Services and Spatial Databases. He was a post-doctoral fellow (PDF) at Institute for Advanced Studies in Communications, UFCG, Brazil, from January 2009 to October 2011. His research work has been published in various International Conferences and referred Journals. He worked in the area of Location Dependent Information services and has proposed various cache invalidation and replacement policies to improve the performance of it. In Wireless Sensor Networks, algorithms were proposed that increase the network lifetime and can support large networks. Under network traffic, a mathematical model was proposed to estimate the size distribution of packets in network traffic. Currently, he is working towards integrated architecture that can provide better precision of mobile users and assist future location based services.

Apart from publishing his research, he has also delivered various Research talks at Annual Inter Research Institute Student Seminar (IRISS) in 2004, 2005 & 2006, as well as a keynote address at IEEE Conference on Mobile Computing (M-COMP '06) organized by IEEE - Kerala Section. He did his Internship at Telecom Network R&D Division, Samsung HQ, Suwon, Korea in 2007.

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Mandar Pande
Prof. Dr. Mandaar Pande


Ph. D. Theoretical Physics (Non Linear Optics), M. Phil. Theoretical Physics (Non Linear Optics, Gold Medalist), M. Sc. Physics.

Total Experience (In years) : 24


After completing a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics in 1994, Dr. Mandaar Pande has 24 years of rich experience in the IT Industry and Academics. Dr. Pande completed his M.Sc, M. Phil. and Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics from Hyderabad Central University. During his Ph.D. he worked on practical uses of Nonlinear Phenomena in Optical Physics. As an Academician from 1994-97, he was a Faculty in the Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) department at the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, where he taught various subjects in Physics and EEE for undergraduate and post graduate students. Post the stint at BITS, Pilani, he moved into IT in 1998. After briefly working with a startup, he worked with Tech Mahindra until 2010 and post that with Wipro until August 2017.

In the IT industry, he worked in varied domains and technologies, including, OOAD, Database Design, Modeling and Simulation of Carrier and IT Networks, Application and Network Performance Testing, Engineering and Management. He has travelled globally for delivering numerous projects and large programs in these areas. He comes with a proven record and focused experience in Technical Presales, Consulting, Technical delivery, Project and Program Management across various industries including BFSI, Communications, Manufacturing, Energy & Utilities, Consumer and Healthcare. His current areas of interest are in Digital, IoT, Microservices, Data Science and Blockchain.

From 2013 onwards, he was Global Practice Head for the Performance Engineering Practice at Wipro, managing a large team of technical consultants and having responsibility for revenue and business growth as per targets set by the company. He owned global deliveries and guided teams to innovate and develop new solutions and IPs for creating differentiation in the market place and alternate channels of revenue. He provided technical consultancy to customers of large global organizations. He had responsibility to nurture talent, build high performance teams and create new leaders. He was a core member of the Annual Strategy Planning in Wipro’s Quality Engineering and Testing organization. He had ownership of supporting sales organizations across various geographies through customer interactions, assessments and proofs of concept, for increasing business. He was involved in initiating and owning joint Go-to-Market Strategies with various partners for opening up new business opportunities and revenue streams.

In 2016-17 he conducted numerous behavioral workshops for Leadership Development in middle and senior level leaders of Wipro. These were in the areas of Design Thinking, leveraging existing client relationships for increasing business, focused business communication for senior leaders, developing and enhancing behaviors for learning agility and team management.

In 2014 at Wipro, he was recipient of the Leadership Excellence Award, for demonstrating consistent excellence in managing a Practice. He has undergone multiple trainings and internal certifications including Business Leaders Program, Building High Performance Teams, Transformational Leadership, Design Thinking, Building Learning Agility, Power Negotiations, Power Messaging, Capacity Planning, OPNET Modeler and Visual C++. He was a participant of the Management Development Program at XLRI, Jamshedpur in 2007.

He has participated and presented technical papers in numerous international and national conferences. He is a Senior Member of the International Electrical and Electronics Engineers Association (IEEE) and was certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) from 2005-08 through the Project Management Institute (PMI).

His primary motivation to join SCIT is to get back to research and teaching which is his passion, and share the wealth of experience that he has gained in the IT Industry to help and motivate aspiring students.

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Kanchan Patil

Dy. Director/Associate Professor

Ph.D., MBS (Mktg.), PGDBM (Mktg.), B.E.(Electronics and Telecom.)

Total Experience (In years) : 16


Kanchan Patil is a Doctorate in Management from Nagpur University and has a Masters degree in Management from University of Pune with specialization in Marketing Management. She has completed her Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from Govt. College of Engineering. Pune. She has over 14 years of experience including academics, research and administration. She was conferred Academic Jewel (Best Teacher) Award by Indira Group of Institutes-Pune. She has conducted Management Development Program in IT skills for Finolex, Bajaj Allianz and Associated Chit Fund Pvt. Ltd. She has participated in Capacity building Research Methodology Workshop sponsored by ICSSR at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi and Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad.

She also has international IT industry certifications like Microsoft Certified System Administrator and Certified Netware Administrator. To her credential, she has presented and published research papers at various National, International Conferences and several refereed/indexed journals.

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Vishal Pradhan

Teaching Associate

MBA, M.Sc. (Statistics), B.Sc (Statistics)

Total Experience (In years) : 14.11


Prof. Vishal Pradhan completed his M.Sc Statistics, from the University of Pune. He has also completed his MBA in International Business. His passion for teaching made him devote more than a decade in academics and majority of which he spent as an Assistant Professor at Kohinoor Business School and Centre for Management Research (KBS-CMR). He has taught Math and Stat based courses offered by India program of Sprott School of Business, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada - during his tenure with KBS. He has developed and successfully administered several courses in the area of Business Mathematics, Quantitative Techniques, and Management Science.

He is an Accredited Management Teacher (AMT) from All India Management Association (AIMA), New Delhi. His academic area of interest includes Econometric and Time Series Modeling for Management Research, BASE SAS programming and SAS Analytics, Business Forecasting and Demand Planning, Advanced Statistical Computing.

He presently teaches Business Statistics and Research Methodology. He is member secretary of Research and Advisory Committee (RAC), faculty member of Students Council and faculty mentor of Sports and Cultural committee at SCIT. His research interest includes empirical psychometric studies on social issues, public management systems, and socio-organizational phenomena. He is currently pursuing Ph.D. from Symbiosis International University, Pune.

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Sunil Prasad

Assistant Professor (SG)

M.E. Computer Science & Engineering
B.Tech Electronics & Communications

Total Experience (In years) : 25.3


Prof. Suneel K Prasad is a Post Graduate in Computer Science & Engineering from “Indian Institute of Science”, Bangalore, a B Tech in Electronics and Communication from MCTE, “Jawaharlal Nehru University” and a PG Diploma in Management. He carries 25+ years of rich and varied experience of corporate, public and government sectors in Information Technology and Telecommunication domains. Prior to joining SCIT he was Senior General Manager IT and IT Head of a Pune based leading Software Product Development Company, and has earlier held different other important positions in IT and Telecom Industry, at the Defence Electronics Research Lab, DRDO and in the Corps of Signals, Indian Army. He has been a Commissioned Officer of the Indian Army, having taken an early retirement as a Lt Colonel.

Prof. Suneel K Prasad has extensive practical experience of IT and Telecom Projects as well as Operations; of their successful and effective planning, implementation and management. He has executed several major IT projects including design & development of integrated enterprise wide IT Solutions for corporate, IT Infrastructure implementations and management and execution of networking & information security projects. While at the Defence Electronics Research Lab, he was part of a prestigious national project, a software based systems development initiative in the niche area of electronics warfare system and systems simulation.

Due to his keen interest in academics and teaching, he has earlier frequently taken up such assignments, both in the industry as a senior faculty wireless system at the Corporate Learning and Development Centre, Reliance Communications, as well as in the academic environment as a faculty in Electronics & Communications and IT at the College of Military Engineering, Pune. While at Reliance Communications, he developed and conducted several custom programs to enhance employee employability within the corporate and to enable new technology assimilation and turnkey human resource development so as to achieve rapid field deployments of identified technology initiatives.

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Pradnya Purandare

Assistant Professor


Total Experience (In years) : 17


Prof. Pradnya Purandare is a postgraduate from Pune University in Computer Management. She was working as a Postgraduate Lecturer in Pune University colleges earlier and carries rich experience of teaching various IT related courses from programming to IT project management for more than 17 years.

She has conducted several corporate training programs in IT industry. Her research interest areas include Relational Databases, Datawarehousing, Data Mining, Business Intelligence and has published research papers in reputed international journals such as IADIS, European Conference on Data Mining on web mining. She has successfully completed IT Project Management course held by IIT, Bombay. She has guided several R&D projects of post graduate students.
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Krishnan Ramanathan

Teaching Associate

Accredited Management Teacher (AIMA-New Delhi)
Total Experience (In years) : 17


Krishnan Ramanathan is a post graduate in Computer Management from University of Pune and an MBA with specialization in Human Resource Management. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in the area of Decision Support Systems. He is AIMA’s Accredited Management Teacher (AMT), in the area of Information Technology with specialization in Management Information System. He was conferred with the Academic Jewel (Best Teacher) Award by Indira Group of Institutes, Pune in the year 2012. He has over 17 years of experience including industry, research, academics and administration.

Prior to joining academics, he worked in the Quality Control Department for Infoglobe India Pvt. Ltd. on projects related to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for 3 years.

He is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer and his forte is in Networking, Software Engineering, Management Information Systems, Decision Support Systems, Software Engineering, and Information Technology Management. He has published research papers in national and international journals. He is member of the Computer Society of India (CSI).

He has conducted training programmes for teaching and administrative staff on Basic and advanced Excel, faculty development programmes on Use of ICT in teaching at various institutes in Pune.

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Vidyavati Ramteke

Teaching Assistant

MBS(Computer Mgt), PGDBM(Computer Mgt), B.Com.

Total Experience (In years) : 16.7


Prof. Vidyavati is a post graduate in Management from University of Pune. She is SAP(TERP10) certified. She has work experience of 15+ years in technical and training field.

She has taken lectures for programming languages in Pune University affiliated colleges. She has also introduced UML tool Rational Rose to the students. She was a Team member for configuring MOODLE Open Source Academic ERP in SCIT. She was also a part of In House development team which developed softwares for automation of various institute related activities. As webmaster of SCIT she takes care of the website by maintaining the existing sites and portal by generating and revising web pages and proper content placement.

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Prof. Dr. BRIJESH S. P.

Associate Professor

Ph.D., NET, SET, MBS (Mktg.), PGDBM (Mktg.),
B.E. (Electronics)

Total Experience (In years) : 20


Dr. Brijesh S. P. is a Doctorate in Management from Nagpur University and a post graduate in Management from University of Pune with specialization in Marketing Management. He has over 20 years of experience including 8 years in the industry and over 12 years in academics, research and administration. He has completed his Bachelors degree in Electronics Engineering and Masters Degree in Business Mgmt. as a University Gold Medalist. He has successfully qualified the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by UGC and State Eligibility Test (SET) in Mgmt. He was conferred Academic Jewel (Best Teacher) Award by Indira Group of Institutes, Pune. To his credential, he has presented research papers at various National and International Conferences and published research papers in refereed and impact factor journals. His teaching areas of interest are Management Information Systems, IT Skills for Managers, Computer Fundamentals, Advertising, Sales Promotion, Retail & Brand Management. He is associated as a life member with various professional bodies like AIMA, CSI, ISCA, ISTE and ICA.

He also has international IT industry certifications like Microsoft’s MCT, MCSE, MCSA, Novell CNE and Cisco CCNA in areas of Telecom & Networking. He has authored books on the subjects Management Information System (MIS) and Marketing Management and published cases in edited volumes.
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Mugdha Kulkarni
Prof. Mugdha Kulkarni

Assistant Professor

M.com, MBA(finance), M.phil, NET qualified

Total Experience (In years) : 12


Mugdha Kulkarni has completed her M.Com (Accountancy) from Pune University, MBA (Finance, YCMOU, University topper), and M.Phil (Commerce) from Christ University, Bangalore. She is also UGC NET Certified. Mugdha is currently pursuing her Doctoral Studies at the University of Pune. She has 10 Years of Teaching Experience, and has prior experience working as a Tax consultant at HnRBlock in USA.

Her Subject Expertise is Accounting, Finance and Strategic management. Her Research Interest is in Behavioral Finance, Corporate Finance, and Strategic management. Mugdha has published papers on Rupee Volatility, Investment pattern--based on Psychological Approach in National and International Journals.
Prasenjit Sen

Adjunct Faculty

M.Sc., Ph.D.

Total Experience (In years) : 50


Dr. Prasenjit Sen has a vast experience totaling more than 50 years in IT industry and also in scientific research. He had started his career in DRDO and later joined Air India's IT department from where he retired as CIO (Director IT). He had continued his association in IT industry and thus worked for Hexaware and also in short stints as Consultant to John Keells in Colombo. He had virtually seen how the world of IT migrating from closed proprietary systems to open architecture to Open systems. Dr. Sen had all through kept some time for the academia, had a Post Doctoral assignment in Germany and some time as visiting faculty even when he was fully active in the industry.

He had recently been associated as a Consultant to the Duke University at their off-shore campus at IIM-A. He is a Fellow of IETE and has been active in various fora of airlines IT industry, like, IATA IMC and Unisys airlines User Association (UAUA) and presented research oriented papers in such conferences. He is interested to pursue research in academic field particularly in the area of Project Management under Fuzzy environment, Software Engineering using Formal Methods, SW security aspect using Z specification language, etc.

    Managing Committee of Symbiosis

    - Dr. S. B. Mujumdar (Founder & President)

    - Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar (Principal Director)

    - Mrs. S. S. Mujumdar (Founder Member)

    - Dr. Swati Mujumdar (Member)

    - Dr. Satish Ghali (Member)

    - Dr. C. R. Patil (Member)

    - Mrs. Sanjiwani Patil (Member)

    - Dr. A.V. Sangamnerkar (Member)

    - Dr. Nitin Unkule (Member)

    - Dr. Rajiv Yeravdekar (Member)

    - Mr. Abhijit V Walimbe (Member)

    Symbiosis Planning & Development Board

    - Mr. Prakash Shah, Chairman, Former Indian Ambassador

    - Dr. S.B. Mujumdar, Founder & President, Chancellor, Symbiosis International University

    - Dr. Rajani R.Gupte, Vice Chancellor, Symbiosis International University

    - Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar, Principal Director, Symbiosis Society Executive Director, Centre for International Education,    Symbiosis International University

    - Mr. Pradeep Bhargav, Member, MD, Newage Electrical India Ltd.

    - Dr. Prakasha Deshpande, Member, Formerly Director Education , The British Council, New Delhi' and ' Adviser Gulf     Cooperation Council, Middle East

    - Mr. S.K. Jain, Member, Chairman and MD, Synergy Pvt. Ltd.

    - Dr. Arun Nigvekar, Member, Former Chairman, University Grants Commission

    - Dr. M. A. Tutakne, Member, Former Vice Chancellor ,Symbiosis International (Deemed University)

    Board of Management Members of SIU

    Vice Chancellor, Chairperson
    Dr. Rajani Gupte
    Pro Vice Chancellor, Member
    Deans of Faculties not exceeding three by rotation and on seniority, Member

    1. Dr. Rajiv Yeravdekar, Dean Faculty of Health & Biomedical Sciences

    2. Mr. Chandan Chatterjee, Dean, Faculty of Media, Communication & Design

    3. Dr. Jyoti Chandiramani, Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

    Three nominees of the Chancellor, Member

    1. Mr. Sunil Shirole, MD & CEO, Yen Capital Advisors Pvt. Ltd. Mumbai

    2. Prof. Krishna N. Ganesh, Professor & Director, Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, Pune

    One nominees of the Chairman, UGC
    One nominees of the Government of India, Member
    Shri Ramamurthy Bhamidipati, Chairman, APCC IT Cell, Secunderabad
    One nominees of the funding agency/agencies, Member

    Dr. Swati Mujumdar, Director, SCDL, Pune

    Three teachers (Professor, Associate Professor & Assistant Professor) by rotation according to seniority, Members

    1. Dr. Uravashi Rathod, Professor, SCIT

    2. Dr. C. J. Rawandale, Associate Professor, SLS - Noida

    3. Dr. Bibhuti Tripathi, Assistant Professor, SIOM

    One nominees of the sponsoring society, Member

    Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar, Principal Director, Symbiosis

    Registrar, Non Member Secretary

    Dr. S.C Nerkar, Registrar, SIU

    Academic Council Members of SIU

    Vice Chancellor
    Dr. Rajani Gupte
    Pro Vice-Chancellor
    Deans of Faculties
    1. Dr. Shashikala Gurpur
    Faculty of Law
    2. Dr. R. Raman
    Faculty of Management
    3. Dr. Dhanya Pramod
    Faculty of Computer Studies
    4. Dr. Rajiv Yeravdekar
    Faculty of Health Sciences & Biomedical Sciences
    5. Mr. Chandan Chatterjee
    Faculty of Media, Communication & Design
    6. Dr. Jyoti Chandiramani
    Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    7. Dr. T. P. Singh
    Faculty of Engineering
    Not more than ten teachers other than the Heads of the Departments (Professor, Associate Professor & Assistant Professor) nominated by the Vice Chancellor
    1. Dr. Ravi Kulkarni
    2. Dr. Vinay Kumar Rale
    3. Dr. Kanchan Chandrashekhar Khare
    4. Dr. Md. Salim
    5. Dr. Asmita Chitnis
    6. Dr. Pravin Metkewar
    7. Dr. Navendu Chaudhary
    8. Dr. Shweta Deshpande
    9. Dr. Giri Hallur
    10. Mrs. Seeta Devi
    Not more than three persons from amongst educationists of repute or persons from any other field related to the activities of the institute who are not in the service of the Institute, nominated by the Chancellor
    1. Dr. Bharat Bhushan
    Dean (Academic), YASHADA, Pune
    2. Dr. D. N. Reddy
    Chairman, RAC, DRDO, New Delhi
    3. Dr. Chandrakant Rajdhar Patil
    Former Principal, Arts, Science &commerce College, CIDCO, Nashik
    Not more than three persons who are not members of the teaching staff co-opted by the Academic Council for their specialized knowledge
    1. Dr. S. P. Thyagarajan
    Former Vice Chancellor, University of Madras
    2. Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Dr. M. A. Tutakne
    Former Vice- Chancellor, Symbiosis International University.
    3. Dr. S. V. Bhave
    Vice President HR, Bharat Forge Ltd.,
    Registrar, Symbiosis International University
    Dr. S.C Nerkar

    Finance Committee

    Vice Chancellor
    Dr. Rajani Gupte
    Pro Vice-Chancellor
    One person nominated by the Chancellor
    Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar, Principal Director, Symbiosis
    Two nominees of the Board of Management, one of whom shall be a member of the Board
    Shri. Deepak Gogate,Consultant, Foreign Exchange
    Mr. Sunil Shirole, MD & CEO, Yen Capital Advisors Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai
    A representative of the UGC
    A representative of the Central Govt./State Govt.
    Shri. Krishna N,
    Fellow Member, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Chennai
    Finance Officer
    Ms. Aakanksha Deshpande

    Planning and Monitoring Board

    Vice Chancellor
    Dr. Rajani Gupte
    Nominee of the UGC
    Internal Members
    Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar
    Principal Director, Symbiosis
    Dr. Bhama Venkatramani
    Dean, Faulty of Management
    Dr. Shashikala Gurpur
    Dean, Faculty of Law
    Dr. Rajiv Yeravdekar
    Dean, Faculty of Health and Biomedical Sciences
    Dr. Dhanya Pramod
    Dean, Faculty of Computer Studies
    Dr. T. P. Singh
    Dean, Faculty of Engineering
    Out side experts nominated by Chancellor - Members
    Dr. M. A. Tutakne
    Former Vice Chancellor, SIU
    Mr. Pradeep Bhargav
    Director, Cummins India Ltd., Pune
    Dr. S.C Nerkar
    Registrar, SIU