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SCMC is housed in an award-winning building in the Viman Nagar Campus of Symbiosis International University in Pune. Located close to the airport in a place buzzing with life and activity, its offers undergraduate students the dual advantage of a tranquil learning environment nestled in an area that has all amenities and conveniences of a modern city, away from the chaos.

Seminar Halls

These host regular lectures, demonstration classes and examinations and are provided with overhead LCD projectors and public-address systems.

Screening Rooms

For lectures and AV screenings, these are acoustically sealed, split air-conditioned mini-auditoriums with wall-to-wall carpeting and provided with overhead LCD projection systems and Dolby / DTS 7.1 surround sound systems.

Shooting Floor

The shooting floor along with a Production Control Room (PCR) is acoustically sealed and air- conditioned. It is equipped with lighting equipment including Canara overhead moveable lighting grid with cool flood lights, spotlights, Kino lights, shadow casters & light meters. It has multiple digital cameras (Panasonic DVX102, Panasonic AG-AF100 & Canon 5D Mark III with lenses). It also has a Teleprompter for news reading, apart from a multi-channel digital audio mixer.

Post-Production Suite & Laboratory

These consists of four air-conditioned cubicles as well as a post-production laboratory equipped with non- linear edit systems to provide professional level post-production facilities. There are four MacPro machines with FCP and 10 iMac machines with Adobe Premier CS5. Additional software includes Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop & FCE.

Sound Recording Suite

The air-conditioned and acoustically balanced practical-demo suite has an industry-standard multi-track sound recording and reproduction set-up. It is equipped with audio mixing consoles like Yamaha MG166cx, Xenyx 802, Yamaha MG82cx & Eurorack UB880. The suite also has a pair of powered audio monitors - Yamaha HS80M and two pairs of Yamaha MSP3. Nuendo 5 is the preferred audio software used to record and reproduce recorded audio files here.

Photography Studio

The air-conditioned photography studio combines both manual and digital facilities. It has the latest SLR & DSLR cameras with all types of professional lenses, tripods & other accessories. The studio is equipped with professional studio lights, light meters and other essential lighting equipment apart from a motorised backdrop changer. It also has an iMac with the latest photo editing software for digital imagery.

Computer Laboratory

The air-conditioned computer laboratory has 39 terminals and an overhead LCD projector. The laboratory is fully networked and provides high-speed broadband connectivity, with power back-up. A variety of Publishing, Post Production and Design Technology software are available. The entire SCMC campus is Wi-Fi enabled. All desktops and server are fully protected with up-to-date anti-virus software.


The library and has a well-stocked collection of books, covering a broad range of technical and non-technical subjects pertaining to mass media and communication management. We subscribe to a wide assortment of national and international newspapers, magazines and journals, and other publications. The students also have access to two online databases – TVAD Index and United News of India.


9 am – 7.45 pm (Monday-Friday)

9 am – 5 pm (Saturday)

Audio-Visual Library

The audio-visual library has a comprehensive collection of Indian and foreign classic films, documentaries, radio and television programmes in English, Hindi and other Foreign / Regional languages.


9 am – 7.45 pm (Monday-Friday)

9 am – 5 pm (Saturday)


All students of SCMC have access to the SIU Library Portal through which they can access an huge collection for e-books, magazine and journals for research and academic purposes.

Journalism Newsroom & Digital Marketing Lab

The Journalism Newsroom Lab is a dedicated facility for all kinds of news production — print, broadcast and digital. We have computers equipped with the latest software as well as broadcast news post production facilities.

The Digital Marketing Lab is intended to provide students the experience of using industry related software in advertising and public relations and help them to hone their skills in broader areas such as creating content, blogging, designing, media monitoring, branding strategies.

About Library

The library has a well-stocked collection of books, covering a broad range of technical and non-technical subjects pertaining to mass media and communication management. We subscribe to a wide assortment of national and international newspapers, e-magazines and online streaming such as Netflix and amazon Prime. The students also have access to online databases subscribed by institutional library as well as central library. There is a separate section of Digital library in the library that students can get access of e-resources.

We have an audio-visual library with an extensive collection of Indian and foreign classic films, documentaries, radio and television programmes in English, Hindi and other foreign/regional languages.

SCMC library using the Koha software which is a web-based integrated library system capable of managing a wide range of administrative processes typically found in modern libraries, cataloguing, serials management, circulation, acquisitions, reporting, etc.


In addition to the Institutionally subscribed resources, the library users have also access to the resources of the central library



Library Resources

Total No.








Back Volumes


Non Print


Library Resources

Name of Databases 




1) The Atlantic


2) The Economist


3) The Caravan


4) The Ken (Indian Edition)


5) Harvard Business Review


6) The Conversation


7) The New Yorker


8) Newslaundry


9) New York Times


10) Wired



Online streaming




Film Archives



Library Timing


Library Hours

Monday – Friday

9am to 6.30pm


9am to 5pm



Examination days

9am to 6.30pm

General Rules 

  • Identity card is mandatory when you visit library.
  • Silence has to be maintained at all times in the library.
  • Eatable and drinks are not allowed inside the library
  • Use of mobile inside the library is prohibited.
  • Students can borrow up to three books at a time for 15 days
  • Reference books and Journals / Magazines will not be issued; but are available for study within the Library
  • In case a member wish to bring his/her personal reading resources to the library premises; he/she has to inform the library staff and seek permission for the same.
  • Readers should not mark / tear/misuse/damage the reading material/library property. If found so he/she will be charge for replace/pay full value for the loss and may lead to debar from library.
  • On leaving the Library, users are required to show books and other items being taken out of the Library.
  • The library staff on duty has the right to request a user to leave the Library premises if he/she is found to be violating any of the library rules.

Library Membership-         


  1. Faculty (Full time, Adjunct and Visiting faculty) and staff of Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication.
  2. Students of Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication.

           Rules for the Members

  1. While using the library facility institute identity card is mandatory for each user.
  2. Eatable and drinks are not allowed inside the library. 
  3. Use of cellular phone is not allowed inside the Library
  4. Reading Hall Members should carry their own material for study.
  5. Library will terminate the member in case of misbehavior / violation of rules.

Library Services:-

  • Borrowing Facility:- 



Borrowing Books

Loan Period




15 days


All Regular teaching staff


1 Months


Non-teaching Staff


15 days

  1. Borrower’s card is not transferable.
  2. No Library book / Periodicals may be taken out of the library without entering in proper records.
  3. Writing of scribbling on or tearing of pages of library books, newspapers, periodicals etc., is prohibited & will be liable for strict action.
  4. Renewal of the books will depend on availability and requirement of the same by others
  5. Books returned after Due Date will be charged a fine Rs.10/- per day from the due date.
  6. If the library book is lost or damaged member is required to replace or pay the price of the lost book within a week or else they have to pay a fine.
  • E-resources:-

    Following are the e-resources subscribed by the SIU Central / Institute library. E-resources can be access through library portal.
    SIU Library Portal:-library


Name of Online Databases




Elsevier: Science direct - Management


Emerald Management E-Journal


Web of Science


Frost & Sullivan






EndNote (Service)2016-17


E Research


Pearson e-books


Sage Research Methods(Core)


Research Tool-Turnitin


McGraw Hill Education India eBooks


Research tool- QuestionPro




McGraw Hill Education India eBooks



  • Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC):

    Library is equipped with OPAC system The library’s catalogue of books and other reading material can be accessed through library intranet and Internet (OPAC). The library catalogue is searched by author, title, publisher, keyword and year of publication.

  • New arrived Books:

    Library procures books of your interest and demand every month. Under this service you will be informed about the recent additions to the Library through your registered Email ID with Library.

  • User Orientation/ Information Literacy Programme:- 

    The main objective of this is to create awareness on library resources, facilities and services among new users and thus to ensure optimum use and improvement of existing services

  • Inter Institute library Loan:-This facility is provided only for Constituent Institutes under the University.
  • Reference Service: - To assist students and faculty members to make them available required the library resources. 

Library Committee

   Library Committee Members

The responsibility of the Committee is to resolve library related issues specific to the institute. The committee comprises following Members:


Dr. Sreeram Gopalkrishnan (Director) 



Dr. Baidurya Chakrabarti (Assistant Professor)



Dr. Aviini Ashikho (Assistant Professor)



Ms.Supriti Malhotra (Assistant Professor)



Ms. Megha Maske (Sr. Superintendent,)



Mr. Gangaram Mate (Library In charge) 

Member Secretary 


Ms. Hannah Sarasu John (Student Representative )



Ms. Deeksha Sinha (Student Representative )


 Library Feedback:

Students can write the feedback on library@scmc.edu.in

Purchase Suggestions: -

Students and faculty members can recommend the library resources through the WEBOPAC:-

http://symbiosis-koha.informindia.co.in/cgi-bin/koha/opac-suggestions.pl  Or SCMC users can send their Purchases recommendations on  library@scmc.edu.in

 Library staff: -  (Photos to be added) 

1) Mr. Gangaram Mate :- Library Incharge

2) Mr. Bharat Jadhav :- Library Assistant

3) Mr.Shyam Thopate :- Library Attendant


  1. What is the timing of library?
  2. Days

    Library Hours

    Monday – Friday

    9am to 6.30pm


    9am to 5pm



    Examination days

    9am to 6.30pm

  3. How many books can a member get issued?
    1. Students can borrow up to three books at a time for a week.
    2. Faculty members can issue 10 books for a month
    3. Staff members can issue 3 books for 15 days
  4. How can I request the book for the library?
    1. Students can give their recommendations through the Web OPAC. Login with your PRN fill the form and submit it or through the library@scmc.edu.in
    2. Does the library provide a book bank facility?
      • No

    3. Are there CD/DVDs available?
      • Yes, there is a collection of CDs/DVDs in the library for student use.

    4. Does library have syllabus and question bank facility?
      • Yes, questions papers and syllabi are available in the library.

    5. How do I access SCMC library and SIU subscribed online databases?
      • Students will get a login ID and password from the library to access the Institutionally/central library subscribed online database.


    Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication
    Symbiosis International University
    constituent of Symbiosis International (Deemed University)
    Survey # 231, Near Lunkad Gold Coast , Viman Nagar,
    Pune 411 014, Maharashtra, India
    Tel: +91 20 26634511-14


The Viman Nagar Campus which houses SCMC boasts of a safe and secure environment with Security Guards with handheld metal detectors at the entry gate and undercarriage checking equipment, CCTV surveillance, restricted entry points, entry with Institution Identity Card or with Visitor’s Pass and round-the-clock security with CCTV Cameras covering Entrance gates/Corridors.

Counselling Room

SCMC follows the SIU philosophy of being a health-promoting University with an emphasis on mental health and well-being and thus has a dedicated counselling room for students and staff where Symbiosis Centre for Emotional Wellbeing's team of Psychiatrists and Psychological Counsellors provides individual psychotherapy, group and family counselling sessions, as well as psychiatric consultations on the campus.

Common Room

The campus also provides a common room for girls to carry out recreational and relaxing activities.


The Symbiosis Centre of Health Care (SCHC) is the in-house healthcare service provider for the entire Symbiosis family. Established in 1997 with the mission of ensuring "positive health" for all staff and students of the University, the SCHC provides preventive, curative and promotive health care services.

The SCHC conducts annual health-checkups for students, pre-employment checkups for staff, provides online health and diet counseling, and facilitates medical insurance coverage for all staff and students. It also organizes health education seminars, workshops and awareness camps .

SCHC offers Out Patient Department services at all campuses of Symbiosis. A team of specialist doctors are available for consultation.

At the Viman Nagar campus the SCHC is open from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm. It manages the health club and fitness centre for students providing training facilities for strength, endurance, flexibility and cardio vascular fitness, besides Yoga and Meditation.

Read more about SCHC on www.schcpune.org


A state-of-the-art auditorium with a seating capacity of 585 hosts our lecture-demonstrations, cultural programmes and other large events. It is both aesthetically and acoustically well designed, is well-furnished and has full capacity generator backup.

Amphitheatre and Campus Plaza

A signature feature of our campus building, the centrally located, open-air Amphitheatre with a seating capacity of 200 hosts our gatherings and recreational activities.

Gymnasium, Yoga, Aerobics

We have a well-equipped gymnasium, an aerobics floor and a ‘Yogshala’ for the use of students. There are instructors and trainers at the facilities for help and support. The timings are: 6.00 am to 9.00 am and 3.00 pm to 8.00 pm.


The Symbiosis Viman Nagar Campus has a large sports ground with sporting facilities for Athletics, Football, Cricket and Basketball


The cafeteria, which has a wide variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dining options, snacks and beverages, is open from 9.00 am to 5 pm.

In addition there is a popular Juice Bar on campus that offers fresh fruit juices, milkshakes and fruit platters.

Café Coffee Day also has an express outlet within the campus offering light snacks and hot beverages.

Store and ATM

The Rangoli store on campus is the go-to place for stationery and other student needs. There’s a photocopier service and a fully serviced Corporation Bank ATM on campus.

Symbiosis Viman Nagar Campus Hostel
Hostel Facility for SCMC Students

The Symbiosis Viman Nagar campus currently has three hostel wings— four for female students (with a total capacity of 1417), and two for male students (with a capacity of 118).

These hostels are located within walking, or easy commuting distance of the campus and are available to students from SCMC and other institutes in the Viman Nagar Campus — the Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies (SCMS), Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID), Symbiosis Law School (SLS) and Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts (SSLA).

The places for each institute are allocated in proportion to the student intake. The allotment is on a first-come-first-served basis and is dependent on vacancies at the hostel.

However, there are many residential areas, apartment complexes and housing societies around Viman Nagar, close to or within a short commuting distance from the campus, that provide shared or PG accommodation for students, both male and female.



Hostel Name


Symbiosis Viman Nagar Campus

Orchid (Girls Hostel) 2 sharing

Daisy (Girls Hostel) 3 Sharing

Daffodil (Boys Hostel) 2 Sharing

A Wing Daffodil (Boys Hostel) 2 Sharing

B Wing Daisy (Girls Hostel) 3 Sharing)

C Wing Orchid (Girls Hostel) 2 sharing

A Wing Boys’ Hostel: Google Map.

Located in Sakore Nagar this facility has a total capacity of 170 students and is within walking distance of the campus. It offers twin sharing accommodation.

B & C Wings Girls’ Hostel.

These are adjacent to each other and located in the Rohan Mithila residential complex at a distance of 1.5 kms from the campus. The B wing has triple sharing rooms and C wing offers both twin and triple sharing accommodation.

All hostel rooms have attached bathrooms and each student has the use of a bed, a mattress, a pillow, a table, a chair and a cupboard. Vegetarian, Non-vegetarian and Eggetarian meal options are available.

The Symbiosis hostels have a very strictly enforced code of conduct and defaulting students face disciplinary action as per existing SIU rules, including expulsion for serious offences.

Hostel Booking Process

Hostel allotment will be done only on receipt of “PROOF OF ADMISSION" (Admission fees paid receipt of college) along with mail addressed to

admin.svc@symbiosis.ac.in ,campusadmin.newsvc@symbiosis.ac.in
with CC to

Hostel Booking Related Queries Contact No.


Col G S Radkar(Retd),
Campus Administrator,
Symbiosis Viman Nagar Campus (SVC old)
adjacent to Lunkad Gold Coast Society, Off Symbiosis Road,
Viman Nagar, Pune - 411014
020-26557154 E Mail :admin.svc@symbiosis.ac.in

For details on hostel fee and other regulations (https://scie.ac.in/hostel-UG-Viman-Nagar)

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