ADDRESS
Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS)

Senapati Bapat Road,
Pune-411004
: 9552599863
: +91 -020 -25658012 (Ext No. 507, 508, 512 & 528)
: sihspune.org
: medtech@sihspune.org

Introduction

The Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS) is a constituent of the prestigious Symbiosis International University (SIU). SIHS has conceptualized & implemented a group of professional up-gradation programmes meant to equip the healthcare professional with the appropriate tools in order to survive this age of fierce competition and specialization. SIHS encourages a symbiosis of thought, word & action of all such professionals who would address the all-important issue of health in its totality. Through its unique, innovative, career oriented programmes, SIHS plans to raise a cadre of professionals who would ensure delivery of optimum health care services.

Vision

Promoting international understanding through quality education.

Mission

  •  To inculcate spirit of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ (the world is one family)
  •  To promote ethical and value-based learning
  •  To inculcate cross cultural sensitization
  •  To nurture creativity and encourage entrepreneurship
  •  To promote health and wellness amongst students, staff and community
  •  To produce thought provoking leaders for the society
  •  To contribute towards knowledge generation and dissemination
  •  To foster the spirit of national development
  •  To develop global competencies amongst students
  •  To enhance employability and contribute to human resource development
  •  To install sensitivity amongst the youth towards the community and environment

ACHIEVEMENTS

​Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences has gained many laurels during the past years. To quote a few:

  • SIHS is beneficiary of the various MOUs signed between SIU & national and international academic institutions like Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), Georgia State University (GSU), USA; Chest Research Foundation, Pune; Serum Institute of India, National AIDS Research Institute, Pune; Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Galaxy CARE Laparoscopy Institute, Pune, to promulgate cooperation between the institutes to promote educational research, intercultural competence and understanding. The partnership provides opportunities for research through collaborative research projects, conducting conferences, PhD student's deputation, continued guidance to students and faculty, and student visits to their campus for learning and conducting projects.
  • The Post Graduate Diploma in Emergency Medical Services (PGDEMS) programme is recognized by the Los Angeles Paramedic Training Institute, USA.
  • PGDEMS programme of Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS) is recognized by Saudi Commission of Health Specialties. Many of our alumni are placed overseas.
  • The American Heart Association (AHA), USA has conferred upon the institute, the coveted title of an International Training Center (ITC). It is also a recognized “Chapter” of the International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) Organization, USA. This is recognized by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), USA. Recently SIHS is recognized as approved site for conducting - Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS®) - India Programme Course of American College of Surgeons.
  • In recognition of academic credentials. SIHS has been awarded Global Recognition Award 'Gold' by American Heart Association (AHA), USA for the year 2016.
  • SIHS has trained 5000 Emergency Medical Service Providers in MEMS project. These EMS professionals are working on 937 ambulances across State of Maharashtra and respond to emergency, calls, perform medical services and transport patient to appropriate hospital as required.
  • SIHS has trained 1000 Police personnel of Madhya Pradesh working with Dial 100 project who attend emergencies as first responders.
  • SIHS has trained 750 Emergency Medical Service Providers for Delhi EMS project.
  • SIHS has signed MoU with International Health & Safety Training Centre (IHSTC), Dubai, UAE for conducting ITLS: Advanced Trauma Courses at IHSTC, Dubai, UAE.
  • SIHS is also member of Healthcare Sector Skill Council (HSSC) constituted by National Skill Development Corporation and is affiliated with HSSC as a recognized training institute.
  • In continuation with the national initiative of promoting Skill Development, Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences & Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Research & Training Institute (BARTI) signed an MOU for skill based training in the healthcare sector. This training aims to foster inclusivity for the marginalized section of society.
  • SIHS also offers training programmes under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) scheme. The objective of this Scheme is to encourage skill development for youth by providing monetary rewards for successful completion of approved training programmes.
  • Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) has accredited SIHS to conduct CME programmes/ workshops/ seminars etc. By virtue of this coveted status, faculty and delegates participating in workshops organized by SIHS will be honored by credits hours from MMC.

STUDENT FACILITIES

INFRASTRUCTURE:

SIHS boasts of state of the art infrastructure for its students. All these facilities go a long way in ensuring productive campus life and provide a perfect ambience for academic pursuits.

CLASSROOMS:

All lecture classrooms are well ventilated and equipped with the latest audiovisual facilities.

LIBRARY:

SIHS has a splendid learning resource center with over 4704 books, 17-Journals, 17 Magazines (Print Only), CD/DVDs 1057 periodicals and reports. Services included are; Reading Services, Online database Services, Reference Services, Home Lending Services, Photocopy Services, WI-Fi facility, WEB-OPAC, Online Database: Emerald, EBSCO, J-STORE and SCOPUS databases are available.

SYMBIOSIS CENTRE OF HEALTH SKILLS:

Symbiosis Centre for Health Skills (SCHS) is a multidisciplinary educational facility that strives to provide high-tech simulated and virtually created hospital set-up for teaching, training & assessment for all health care professionals in clinical and related management skills.

IT INFRASTRUCTURE AND RESOURCES:

COMPUTER LAB:

Availability of the Computer lab, with free Internet for all the students.

WI – FI CAMPUS:

Students at SIHS are privy to a Wi-Fi campus. The Wi-Fi campus enables the students to get on-line anywhere on campus without the hassle of wires and plug-ins. The campus, truly, is the high tech face of the new-age SIHS.

SUPPORT SERVICES:

AUDITORIUM:

The in-house facilities include a 567-seater modern auditorium and a modern conference hall located at Symbiosis Vishwabhavan.

MESS AND CAFETERIA:

An all day on campus Mess and Cafeteria ensures refreshments for busy minds.

ACCOMMODATION:

For outstation students (Ladies& Gents) accommodation can be arranged at the Symbiosis Hostel on first come first serve basis.

CAREER COUNSELLING AND PLACEMENT CELL:

SIHS Training and Placement Cell will assist students in enhancing their knowledge and skills to obtain employment in respective industries in the healthcare domains.

HEALTHCARE FACILITIES:

Symbiosis Centre of Health Care (SCHC): Health and wellness are vital issues related to the academic success of students at Symbiosis. Symbiosis Centre of Health Care, the in-house health care center for the entire Symbiosis family has made a conscientious effort towards the overall development of its staff and students by providing preventive and health promotion programmes to enhance optimal health, reduce risk of diseases and injury and promote healthy lifestyle choices. The SCHC, through its daily activities looks after the prevention, control and surveillance of health problems amongst students.

OUTDOOR AND RECREATION FACILITIES:

Gym:

In-house ultra modern health clubs and recreation and wellness centers have also been established at all SCHC campuses to facilitate holistic development of mind and body of students. Training facilities for strength, endurance, flexibility and cardiovascular fitness, Yoga and meditation are provided through customized capsules suited to the unique requirement of the student population in conformity with their academic curriculum.

ACADEMICS,TRAINING AND PLACEMENTS OF SIHS:

Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai; Noble Hospital, Pune; Sanjivan Hospital, Pune; Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital, Pune; Poona Hospital & Research Center, Pune; MMF – Ratna & Joshi Hospitals, Pune; N M Wadia Hospital, Pune; Oyster & Pearl Hospital, Pune; Poona Hospital & Research Centre, Anandpur Charitable Trust’s Diagnostic Centre, Chest Research Foundation, Janakalyan Blood Bank, Metropolis Laboratories (I) Pvt. Ltd., Star Imaging & Research Center, Pune; National AIDS Research Institute, Philips Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. ; Siemans Ltd. (Medical Solutions Division), Genworks Ltd. ; GE healthcare Pvt. Ltd.; and many others ……

PROGRAMME PROFILE:

Objective: As technology advances and better investigative and treatment options are introduced, the need for professionals equipped to handle newer diagnostic modalities are on the rise. The ever changing & ever expanding horizon of the health care sector demands formal training programmes in all its allied areas. The diagnostics sector, today is witnessing a tremendous growth in terms of volume and sophistication. With increasing advances and super specialization, the scope for tomorrow’s technologists does not remain limited to just routine tests. Advanced complex instrumentation & equipment require technocrats not only to operate but also to care & maintain them as well. These experts have to possess a strong scientific foundation & be able to perform at a much higher level than the traditionally trained technicians of the past. The students thus trained in the technological aspects of medical care with a good scientific foundation will be in a position to competently assist the Physician or Surgeon, especially in high-tech medical procedures to cater to the health care industry globally.

MARKET NEED & CAREER POTENTIAL:

Well trained technocrats with a strong scientific foundation make Medical Technology a challenging and rewarding career. The demand for professionals who can provide diagnostic and therapeutic services has been growing at a much faster pace than the number being trained every year. Students can pick up global careers in Medical Technology industy, Medical equipment companies, Homecare industry, Medical imaging industry, Dialysis centre & services, Intensive & Critical care, Pathology laboratories, Academic institutes, Simulation centers, Research & Development centers, IT in Medical Technology & Enterprenurship from the very day they complete the programme successfully.

Career Counseling and Placement Cell :

SIHS Placement Cell will assist students to obtain employment in respective industries in the healthcare domains.

ALUMNI PROFILE

Mr. Pranit Bansode Respiratory Therapist Dubai Healthcare City, UAE
Ms. Anjali Wanzah Laboratory Manager Plasma Diagnostics Ltd. ,Kenya.
Ms Karolyn Riwa Medical Laboratory Scientist National Health Laboratory Quality Assurance and Training Centre (NHLQATC)Tanzania
Mr.Kirankumar Surve Respiratory Therapist Dammam Central Hospital,Dammam, Saudi Arabia

 

Mr. Chetan Karampuri Respiratory Therapist Dammam Central Hospital, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Mr Aayush Kumar Radiology Specialist Genworks Pvt. Ltd. (GE), Delhi.
Ms. Shalaka S. Ramgir Research Assistant Vellore Institute of Technology, University, Vellore.
Mr. Rashmeetsingh Ajmani Product Specialist Genworks Health Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore.
Mr. Pankaj Jaiswal Application Specialist Siemens Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. , Ahmedabad.
Ms Prajakta Ashok Mahajan Managing Director

 

Shreepad Hospital & Ceritical Care Centre, Jalgaon.
Mr. Swapnil Pawar MRI Application Specialist Siemens Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. , Mumbai.
Mr. Sushant Pandhare

 

Sr. Cardiac Cath Lab Technologist Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai.
Mr Pratik Gadhe Cardiac Technologist Seven Hills Hospital, Mumbai
Ms Jyoti Dubey Echocardiographer Madhavbaug Ayurvedic Cardiac Rehabilitation Centre, Panvel, Mumbai
Mr. Vishnukant Jadhav Managing Director

 

Ashraya Rehabilitation and Geriatric care center, Pune.
Mr Swapnil Ghawale Imaging Technologist Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai
Ms. Ashlesha Salkar Growth Catalyst Kreeo (i-nable Solutions Pvt. Ltd.), Bangalore.
Ms. Helee Alkesh Patel Management Trainee Suburban Diagnostics, Ahmedabad.
Ms. Ankita Sampatrao Merukar Business development associate Verinite Technologies, Pune.
Ms. Alice George Mathew Healthcare Documentation Associate MModal Global Services Pvt. Ltd, Pune.
Mr. Aditya A. Kamthe Research Associate Marketsandmarkets, Pune.
Mr. Ninad Pathak Executive Data Analyst Lab India, Pune.
Mr. Vaibhav Gaikwad General manager Healthtech Engineer Pvt. Ltd, Pune.
Mr. Shekhar Sudam Pokale Supervisor, Dialysis Centre Davita India, Pune.
Ms Vaikhari Hasbnis Assistant Administrator Sadhu Vaswani Missions Shanti Clinic, Pune.
Ms. Mamata Avinash Atre Dialysis Technologist Columbia Asia Hospital, Pune.
Ms. Preeti Hanumant Kadam Respiratory Therapist Poona Hospital & Research Centre (PHRC), Pune.
Mr. Sanjay Ramdin Yadav Dialysis Technologist Noble Hospital, Pune.
Ms. Anjali Manoj Vyas Respiratory Therapist Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital, Pune.
Mr. Deepak Tanwar Imaging Technologist Dr. D.Y. Patil Hospital & Research Center, Pimpri, Pune.
Ms. Gayatree Patil Faculty Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences, Pune.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE – MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY

SPECIALIZATIONS

The programme offers specializations in the following areas:-

  • Cardiac Care Technology: The Cardiac Care Technologist is responsible for direct and indirect patient care, haemo-dynamic monitoring, equipment set up and operation. They assist the physician during cardiac procedures and assume responsibility for completion of other cardiac lab functions.
  • Respiratory Therapy: The Respiratory Therapist is a key member of the medical team, specializing in diagnostics, treatments and procedures in the care of patients with respiratory problems. They evaluate, treat, and care for patients with breathing disorders.
  • Dialysis Technology: Dialysis Technologists operate machines that remove waste and excess fluids from the blood of patients whose kidneys can no longer carry out those functions satisfactorily. The programme is designed to provide competencies & technical skills necessary in the field of dialysis.
  • Imaging Sciences Technology: Imaging Sciences Technologists are health professionals who facilitate diagnosis and management through the creation of medical imaging modalities like X-ray, Ultrasound, Magnetic Resonance and Computed Tomography.
  • Clinical Lab. Technology: Clinical Lab. Technology is concerned with the analysis of biological specimens to support diagnosis and treatment of disease. Laboratory Technologists perform a full range of laboratory tests, the information of which influences the medical treatment a patient will receive.
  • Operation Theatre and Anesthesia Technology: The Operation Theatre and Anaesthesia Technologist is responsible for direct and indirect patient care, equipment set up, Pre, Intra & Post operative procedures.
  • Medium of Instruction: The medium of Instruction for all the courses shall be English.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Std. XII Pass with any two of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Mathematics OR equivalent as decided by competent authority.

Working Professionals:

For the candidates who have educational qualification and work experience in above mentioned specializations, admissions will be given directly to 2nd year subject to approval of the SIU.

Selection Procedure:

Based on marks in XII Std. Science / Equivalent examination followed by personal interview.

Symbiosis Entrance Test Examination (SET) score is preferred.

INTAKE

90 students

Reservations as per Symbiosis International University norms.

DURATION

3 years, fulltime

APPLICATION DIRECTLY TO SIHS

(after closure of SET registration)

The Prospectus is available at SIHS on payment of Rs.500 by cash or Rs.600/- by post.

Registration Fees for SIHS is Rs. 1000/-.

Payment to be made in CASH or by Demand Draft. DD to be drawn in favor of ‘Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS)’, payable at Pune. Kindly mention in capital, your complete name, postal address (with salient landmark) & pin code on reverse of DD & post it to Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS), Senapati Bapat Road, Pune – 411004. Fill in the form and submit the completed form along with all requisite certificates & documents (as applicable).

Candidates should submit the prescribed application form duly completed along with attested photocopies of requisite documents.

IMPORTANT DATES

Last date of submission of filled application form Monday 31st July’2017
Programme commencement Thursday 10th August’2017
Payment of 1st installment At the time of admission.
Last date for payment of 2nd installment Monday 16th October’2017
Convocation November/December (As per SIU schedule).
Online payment close for institute Monday, 24th April, 2017
Declaration of institute short listing for PI- WAT Monday,29th May 2017
Conduct of PI- WAT

Thursday 8th June 2017 and Saturday 10th June 2017
Declaraion institute 1st Merit list Thursday 15th June 2017
Last date for payment of 1st installment Saturday 24th June 2017
*These are tentative dates, subject to change. For regular updates, please log on www.sihspune.org

Contact Details

Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS),

A Constituent of Symbiosis International University (SIU)

Senapati Bapat Road,
Pune-411004
: +91 -020 -25658012 (Ext No. 507, 508, 512 & 528),
: medtech@sihspune.org ,
:www.sihspune.org

CONTACT PERSON :

Dr Sammita Jadhav,
Deputy Director – Academics,
Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS)
Senapati Bapat Road, Pune -411004
: +91 -020 -25658012
: 9527355053
: medtech@sihspune.org