SIU has established a dedicated college for women with Symbiosis Medical College for Women.
"Establishment of Symbiosis Medical College for Women.
With an objective of women empowerment and contributing to nation-building by increasing the number of female doctors, Symbiosis has established this exclusive Medical College for Women under the Faculty of Health Sciences. The Medical Council of India has earlier granted permission to Symbiosis International (Deemed) University (SIU), Pune to establish an all-women’s medical college. The Symbiosis Medical College for Women will also be offering free education to five students. The admission to the medical college will be done on the basis of NEET UF Merit List 2021 released by the Government of India. This year, NEET 2021 has been delayed due to a coronavirus outbreak in the country.
The Symbiosis medical college for women & Symbiosis University Hospital and Research Centre is located on the scenic campus of SIU. The college will have an annual intake of 150 students starting from the academic year 2020-21. The Symbiosis University Hospital and Research Centre (SUHRC) is the hospital that will be attached to the medical college. It already has a capacity of 900.
The medical college and its attached Symbiosis University Hospital and Research Centre have state-of-the-art infrastructure and facilities. Sister Institutes in the Lavale campus like the Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune, Symbiosis Institute of Digital and Telecom Management, Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Symbiosis School of Biological Sciences, Symbiosis School of Photography, Symbiosis School of Culinary Arts, Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences, Symbiosis Institute of Technology, Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance & research centers like Symbiosis Centre for Waste Resource Management, Symbiosis Centre for Stem Cell Research, Symbiosis Centre for Behavioural Studies, Symbiosis Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology and Symbiosis Centre for Medical Image Analysis will assist in the strong focus on academics and research.
The college has attracted teachers from among the best across the country. In addition to the academic infrastructure, excellent residential facilities for residents and staff are available within the campus. The college has a fully air-conditioned library with the requisite array of national and international textbooks and medical journals which form a vital part of the college facilities. The college has got highly experienced and senior staff to ensure the best of training is given to the students to bring forward the most skilled women doctors who are empathetic, ethical, and compassionate.