The Academic Cell of SCMS Pune is a student-run cell within the college that is responsible for supporting the students in their academics and enhance their academic achievements of the students. The Academic cell provides the students with various opportunities to enhance their academic, management, and public speaking skills.

Academic cell team:




Contact Number

Divyam Agarwal Academic Representative 8058850009
Shakthi Sundaram Core Member 8248469177
Saanvi Sharma Core Member 9888341361
Avnee Gupta Core Member 7683055646
Ananya Maheshwari Core Member 9211334433

The cell is responsible for the running of the following boards of the college:


The editorial board of SCMS aims to inspire beautiful thinking and use the power of words to bring together diverse ideas and thoughts.


A consulting board is a student-run initiative that aims to provide students with a platform for exploring the world of consulting. It collaborates with the corporate to bring to the campus, exciting opportunities for live projects, thus enabling the students to gain first-hand experience at different forms of consulting. It organizes events, talks, and workshops to assist the members and the student fraternity in evaluating career options in consulting and preparing for them. It boosts the interest of the student community in the domain of consulting via its publications, case competitions, and other events conducted all-round the year.


The cell is responsible for the following activities:

  1. Library Portal Registrations
  2. Sending students for outstation management fests and summits
  3. Preparing an online portal for the past question paper database
  4. Preparing an online portal for the subject notes
  5. Solving any academic gap possible


Conoscenza has the participation of more than 100 students and an organizing committee of more than 30 students in various event and non-event departments.


Academic Cell holds the M.Y.L.E sessions, an abbreviation of Map Your Life introduced in the academic year 2017-18 for guiding the students for their career in various specializations offered in the college and holding workshops for guiding students for their future.

The Academic Cell has conducted the following events in the academic year 2020-21:

College Events


Around the BBA in 30 minutes was an event organized by the Academic Cell for the purpose of providing the incoming batch with a clearer idea about the workings of the college and to clarify any and all queries they had regarding the college. This event was conducted on 12th October 2020, Monday at 4:00 PM on Airmeet. The entire session was viewed as a power-packed session which gave us the opportunity to interact with the new batch and vice versa.


Conoscenza, the intra college business fest of Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, is an initiative taken by the Academic Cell to provide students with the opportunity to get a wind of how the corporate world works. The theme for this year was ‘Battle of the Pharmas’. The intra college management fest was held from 9th to 11th April 2021

The List of winners is as follows:

Event Name


CEO Om Mehrotra
MD Rohit Mitruka
Marketing Isha Thakkar
Marketing Parv Jain
Marketing Shubhangi Jain
Public Relations Rishi Jain
Public Relations Suhani Agarwal
Public Relations Rohit Basu
Human Resources Anshuman Pattanayak
Human Resources Cheryl Verma
Operations Tarushi Jain
Operations Kartikeya Kacker
Operations Pratyush Nayan
Finance Yagya Kapoor
Finance Sthavi Manchanda
Finance Siddhant Singh
Research and Development Rajvik Agarwal
Research and Development Tanmay Negi
Research and Development Shaurya Singh
Intrapreneur Shaniaya Baghban
Quiz Aditya Misra
Quiz Ish Consul
Quiz Tanishq Singhala

Indian School of Business - Young Leaders Program

Young Leaders Programme (YLP) is a deferred admission to ISB’s Postgraduate program in management. It is defined for high potential college students currently pursuing their bachelor’s or master’s education. It helped our students in understanding the importance of an MBA, about MBA in India, and also in the planning of their careers before graduation. A total of 119 students of all years participated in this webinar. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, the program was conducted as an online workshop on an online platform and was held on the 12th March 2021

The speaker discussed the need for an MBA in today’s world and the reasons for pursuing the same. The focus of this webinar was based upon the introduction of the 1-year flagship MBA offered by ISB. All the necessary details regarding the admission were handled and discussed followed by a Q and A session to address student queries

Online Fests & Intercollegiate Events


E-Cell at IIT Bombay organizes It’quiz annual B-Fest known as E-Summit 2020 which was held from 1st to 2nd February 2020 at its campus. E-summit is a conclave of competitions, workshops, panel discussions, and speeches from the biggest names in the world of business. Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, Pune, sent in a contingent of 26 students to attend the summit in order to help them evolve as business individuals who can bring in innovative changes in the near future.


Arthanomics 2020 is an online fest conducted by Jai Hind College in the month of August. Upon a review of the quality of events and past experiences, the Academic Cell formed a contingent of 3 members for this event. The event was held on 14th, 15th, and 16th August 2020 Dhruv Talreja, Divyam Agarwal, and Ananya Vasudeva participated in Stock it Up, The Snap Theory, and Powerplay respectively.

Being an online fest, it was one of the firsts of its kind. This fest enabled our participants to make use of their creativity and finance management skills. Over the course of 3 days, our participants learned how to perform with the same enthusiasm and confidence on online platforms as in the real world.


The red brick Summit is Asia's largest management symposium and the mecca of management fests in India which is conducted by the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad to amalgamate learning and layout the path of a visionary. Being an international level business fest the competitive spirit among the participants was high throughout the fest. Students made sure to perform with utmost grace and professionalism.


Atharv is the annual Cultural, Management & Literary Fest of IIM Indore. It was conducted in offline mode with multiple phases between December 2020 and February 2021 Students took part in various events and displayed great enthusiasm and team spirit throughout the qualifier rounds. Our contingents emerged as’ National Finalists’ in HR, Journalism, Leadership, and Marketing Events.


Esprit 2021, Crossing the Rubicon, is the annual international Inter-collegiate management fest, conducted by the Christ University School of Business and Management Association under the patronage of the School of Business and Management, Christ (Deemed to be University). The fest was designed to enable participants' minds to embrace the challenges of the corporate world. It provided our students a platform to showcase their astounding managerial acumen and compete in an ever-changing business environment by facing obstacles and turning them into opportunities. This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the entire fest was conducted on an online platform and was held on the 19th and the 20th of February 2021 A contingent of 5 students were sent for the fest. The event witnessed participants from top B schools in India and was an enriching learning experience for the students.


Prosopiko Poros, the HR event of Xubrenz 2021- Management fest of Christ (Deemed To Be University), Pune Lavasa was conducted at a national level via Cisco Webex online meeting platform on 5th and 6th March 2021 The event had 14 distinctive rounds relating to the field of HR and its vast scope. Avnee Gupta & Tarushi Jain bagged the second position in this event.