SIBM Pune provides state-of-the-art infrastructure to its students. These facilities go a long way in ensuring a productive campus life and providing a perfect backdrop for academic pursuits. SIBM Pune's all new residential campus at Lavale village has become the envy of other educational institutions. The sprawling premises also houses the SIU office and various trust offices, central library, auditorium, conference hall, canteen, health care centre, area for recreational activities, shopping area, guest house, swimming pool as well as teaching & non-teaching staff housing .
The students of SIBM Pune have access to the Central Library of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) which has a splendid reference and lending facilities for books, reports, journals, periodicals, CDs and video cassettes.
Moreover the Library has an impressive subscription to Online Databases like EBSCO, Emerald, Scopus, JSTOR, Frost and Sullivan, EMIS etc.
SIU Library Website visit https://www.library.siu.edu.in
IT Infrastructure & Resources
A fully Wi-Fi enabled campus allows students to excel in today’s information age by advanced pedagogy like live lectures, experiential learning, video streaming and online project. Also, it allows a smooth flow of information among different stack holders in the ecosystem.
The campus has a fully air-conditioned computer lab with more than 120 computers and high-speed intranet leased line connectivity. All the computers are equipped with latest and highly advanced software applications for providing students diverse learning opportunities.
SIBM Pune campus is one of the very few campuses in India having both Bloomberg Lab and the Marketing & Behavioural Lab. Access to these rare resources allows students to work on the real and authentic data and enhances their research projects.
The Computer lab, with broadband connectivity to the Internet and Intranet boasts of 132 Computers with exclusive lease lines. Apart from general computer labs, there is one Marketing & Behavioural Lab and a Bloomberg Lab which help students in doing research projects.
Classrooms still remain the cornerstone for learning and development of students and as such have been equipped to ensure the process is efficient as well as interactive. Concepts are often explained through presentations, videos and live exercises which require students to think out of the box. Attendance is taken digitally, on cloud and instantly updated on the portal where the students can track it. When classes get taxing, the picturesque hilltop is a refreshing and invigorating sight for students.
SIBM Pune provides hostel facilities for all of its residential programmes. The 3 hostel blocks (New, Old & Annex), located within the established campus and in close proximity to the Dining Hall and the Academic Block (which houses the classrooms), consists of Separate hostels for girls and boys with double, triple and tetra sharing rooms. Every hostel room invariably has study provision and adequate storage with access-points linking to the campus-wide network and the various network resources and services.
The inhouse facilities include a 600-seater auditorium and a Convention Centre both equipped with the latest audio visual technology. The Auditorium and Convention Centre have hosted many an eminent personalities from the corporate and academic world alike for leadership talks and campus engagement programmes. They provide an unhindered and stimulating environment for young minds to be moulded through guest lectures and presentations and a prefect stage for students to showcase their talent via musical, cultural as well as academic events.
Cafeteria And Mess
An all-day cafeteria caters to the diverse taste buds on campus.
The Symbiosis Centre for Health Care (SCHC) is an in-house Health Care Centre exclusive to the staffs and students of the various Symbiosis institutes that share the Lavale hilltop campus. SCHC has a team of specialist doctors who conduct the students' annual health checkup. Each student of SIBM Pune is insured under the Mediclaim & Road Traffic Accident Policy.
SCHC also provides an in-house state-of-the-art health club and fitness centre, with a view to facilitating holistic development of mind and body. The Centre thus provides preventive, promotive as well as curative health care services, with a view to ensuring the positive health of all members of the Symbiosis family.
The cricket and football ground are state of the art and provide a great way to unwind and for overall development of students. Matches are quite a noisy affair as audience cheer for their institutes’ team as the matches extend into the night. As the sun sets, the colour of the sky changes from a light orange to azure blue and the floodlights come on.
Overlooking a scenic hillside, the Symbiosis Knowledge Village at Lavale houses a professional outdoor basketball court. The concrete surface is host to a number of competitions and tournaments organized by student councils and interest groups throughout the year. Students also make use of the court to develop their game and hone their skills.
An extension to the sports complex and cradled atop lush green flora lies a competition-sized swimming pool. Overlooking picturesque hills, the in-ground pool is operational throughout the year, and is equipped with trainer and lifeguard facility. It has seven individual lanes, and surpasses International Swimming Federation standards with a length of 25-metre and a depth of five feet. Owing to the strong focus on physical fitness at Symbiosis International University, the pool is available to all students and is also host to various swimming events and competitions.
At the Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences, students can practice, play and master their skills at cue sports. The facility is equipped with two standard 9-feet pool tables. Available games include eight-ball, nine-ball, ten-ball, seven-ball, straight pool, one-pocket, and bank pool.
Another popular indoor game, Carrom is available for students to play at the indoor sports facility at Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences. A full-size carrom board plays host to a number of intense matches, and serves as a popular recreational activity among students.
India's ancient strategy game, chess, is enjoyed by students at our indoor sports facility. A clash of intellect and an arena of strategic gameplays, the game is not just about tactics but about reading the mind of the opponent and playing many steps ahead to achieve victory. The Department of Sports, Recreation & Wellness holds regular tournaments where students and FIDE rated players participate to prove their mettle in chess. Additionally, coaching camps are organized for SIU Chess Men & Women teams, where the qualifiers get an opportunity to participate in National University Games.
A state-of-the-art gym provides students ample opportunity to tone up their body, between bouts of exercising their little grey cells! The gym comes equipped with a host of training equipment as well as the services of a fitness instructor.
The campus has bicycle parking racks located next to every major building so that students can traverse the picturesque campus in the most energy-efficient - and healthy - manner.
Yoga facilities are also available, providing a refreshing interlude for the students. A trained yoga teacher puts the students through their meditative paces.
A trained aerobics professional helps the students with their aerobics routine. This initiative is in keeping with SIBM Pune's credo that a healthy environment must be provided for the students.
Regular classes in the Zumba dance style are held. Students are encouraged to explore the dance form as a way of relieving stress as well as staying fit.