SIES School of Business Studies, stands as one of the most prestigious schools of management that aims to provide quality education in the business hub of Mumbai. The business school has anchored on the pillars of infrastructure, academic excellence, and unique courses that are highly valued in the professional world. It prides itself on an excellent student-to-teacher ratio that helps students get focused attention from the faculty. Owing to its rich heritage, SIES is the first B-School to start an Post Graduate Management (PGDM) program for the pharmaceutical industry with a stellar placement record.

The business school accepts scores of CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAT, ATMA, and MAH-CET and provides a wide range of four major post-graduate programs for the students. The programs include- Post Graduate Diploma In Management (PGDM), PGDM Pharmaceutical Management (PGDM PM) and PGDM Biotechnology.

Rankings and highlights

  • SIES has received ACBSP Global Business Accreditation and NAAC Accreditation.
  • Education Icon Award for 2022 -Best Management Institute in Mumbai by Times.
  • Has been recognized as the Best Management College in 2022 by BMA
  • It has been honored with awards from IMC.
  • It has received the ISO certificate 2015 for its substantial core value.
  • SIESSBS has ranked 22nd amongst all the Business schools in India by Times of India-2022.
  • It also ranked 4th Among all Management Institutes in Maharashtra by Open Magazine Best B- School Survey 2022.

Programs offered:

Post Graduate Diploma in Management

The PGDM is an AICTE-approved integrated program that includes six trimesters and dual specialization that makes it appealing for the students. The program addresses the need for   multi-faceted, multi-skilled managers who are capable of handling complex situations with the ability to adapt to change. It helps hone the skills of the students and provides them with knowledge in more than just one field. The course is structured to help students build the knowledge and skills required for their future with opportunities for leadership and communication. There are specific leadership development, personality development, and entrepreneurial development courses offered to the students, along with foreign language courses. The program offers specialization in Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, Data Science, Business Analytics, and Operations. SIES levies particular focus on creating a syllabus that is aligned with the current needs of professionals and extends to 24 months. The course seeks to enhance the students learning by offering knowledge-building projects in each trimester while fine-tuning their leadership, communication, and inter-personal skills. Students are further given a chance to build a strong foundation with induction courses at the beginning of the program. The coursework also includes periodic seminars, Workshops, Guest Lectures, and concurrent projects that help students shape their analytical skills.

Post Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Management

SIES is the pioneer in Pharmaceutical Management that began with a collaboration with the Indian Drug Manufacturers Association. It is a 24-month full-time AICTE-approved course aimed to provide knowledge on pharmaceutics, physiology, GMP, pharma marketing, IPR, drug regulation, and many allied fields. The course gives a dual understanding of pharma along with management and thus becomes a well-sought program amongst students. The duration of the program is 24 months, and it is a full-time AICTE-approved course with a well-updated syllabus with a modern foundation module. The foundation module is designed to streamline industry-specific knowledge for students and ease them during the induction weeks of the course. Another extremely essential part of the course is its corporate relevance and creditable placement record. Moreover, the students are constantly guided to take up research as well as soft skill programs. 

Post Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology Management

Management in biotechnology is a 24-month full-time AICTE-approved unique course that caters to technical needs and places itself at a growth rate of 37%. With such tremendous growth in the field, there is a demand for managers and professionals. As a result, this course has become highly relevant in this economy. This course was carefully created by SIESCOM in association with the SIES Indian Institute of Environmental Management. It is a full-time two-year course with a blend of both the disciplines- management and biotechnology. Just like the other courses, this program also has a convergence module with a state of art syllabus. The course combines management and biotechnology in a ratio of 60:40 and includes subjects such as Clinical Research, FDA, International Business, Strategic Marketing, and many more. With its focus on corporate exposure, the course invites guest lecturers and business tycoons to interact with the students.


Overall, SIES encompasses myriads of facilities and critical attributes that make it relevant, unique, and important amongst all the other business schools. From receiving high ranks consistently over the years to providing special emphasis on leadership skills through different courses or finally giving opportunities to work with corporates during summer internships, SIES proves as one of the most prestigious schools in the country. Therefore, in case you are an aspirant and you are searching for a Business School that aligns with your skill development and professional goal, then consider applying to SIES.

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