SIMC (PG) has very recently won the Gold Award at the Indian Management Conclave


Symbiosis Institute Of Media and Communication (PG), Pune has very recently won the Gold Award at the Indian Management Conclave, 2014. It is indeed an honor to have received this award and we would like to share the details of the same with you since we feel that this is important news to be shared with students aspiring to pursue an MBA course, especially catering to the media and communication field.

Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication, PG, Pune, bagged the coveted Gold Plaque for the best case study under the category ‘Increasing Applicant Pool’ at the 2nd Indian Management Conclave (IMC) Awards, 2014, an initiative, held in New Delhi. The case study, titled ‘Campus Connect’ presented by Dr. Chandan Chatterjee, spoke volumes of the initiative taken by SIMC to create and maintain a healthy communication network for its current students and the aspirants of the program. The award was presented by Shri Sunil Kant Munjal, Jt. MD, Hero MotoCorp and by Dr Subramanian Swamy, Former Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Senior BJP Leader.

Surpassing some immense competition, Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication, (SIMC- PG), Pune has bagged the coveted Gold Plaque, at the recently held Indian Management Conclave (IMC) Awards 2014.

Beating the likes of SIBM Bangalore and TAPMI, SIMC, Pune cemented its place on the top in the ‘Increasing Applicant Pool’ category. As the name suggests, the theme focused on creating and retaining the interest of aspirants in the activities of the institute. The participants were judged on the following criteria: communication of a new brand positioning for their B-School, website revamp to augment branding, targeting new applicant segments and designing segment specific marketing plans and any other approach to enhance application pool. The case study presented by Mr. Chandan Chatterjee, Director, SIMC was titled Campus Connect- speaking volumes about the initiative taken up by SIMC to maintain a healthy network of communication among students on the campus and connect with the aspirants of the programme. The unique approaches undertaken by SIMC, in expanding the applicant pool was well received by the Jury and SIMC was honored with the renowned IMC Gold Award 2014. 

The annual Indian Management Conclave (IMC) has emerged as India’s biggest MBA educators’ conference since its launch in 2010. The IMC Awards recognize and document the best practices and initiatives that are making a positive impact at various B-Schools.

The 2014 edition of the awards was a mega event with participation from over 100 B-Schools and Universities. Each entry was judged by a jury comprising distinguished members from academia; Dr Bakul  Dholakia, former Director of IIM, Ahemdabad, Dr. Rajan Saxena, Vice-Chancellor, NMIMS Mumbai and Dr Rishikesha T. Krishnan, Director, Indian Institute of Management, Indore

SIMC Pune shared the Golden Rankers space with prominent names like SP Jain, NMIMS, and JIM, while FMS BHU, IIM Shillong and MICA were awarded Silver ranking in their respective categories.

With every stride it takes, SIMC, Pune continues to consolidate its brand position in the industry as well as among the academic cohort.


About Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication:
Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication holds the position of being one of the premier Communication schools in the country. It boasts of a well-designed curriculum, taught by experienced faculty and industry experts.
Being the largest Post graduate institute in the Media and Communication space, SIMC aims to nurture and develop future leaders in the fields of creative content generation (MMC) and managing creative businesses- MBA (CM).
SIMC offers two full time post graduate degree programmes in the areas of Mass communication - Journalism and Audio-Visual (MMC), Brand communication, Public Relations and Media management (MBA- CM). Each one of its specialization areas is either ranked 1 or 2 as per published rankings.

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    SIMC (PG) has very recently won the Gold Award at the Indian Management Conclave