SIMS fielded both boys and girls team in the SIU Inter-Institute Volleyball Championship. SIMS continues to outperform all the other institutes in volleyball and this is reflected by the results. The boys team emerged as the champions and won the much revered
trophy. The girls team put up a hard-fought contest and finished 4th. Also, 1 girl and 2 boys have been selected for representing Symbiosis International University.
The names of the selected players are as follows:
Girls – Deepika Pandey
Boys – Hitesh Kumar and Sunny Vincent
The SIMS Table Tennis team (girls) scripted history by winning the SIU Inter-
Institute Table Tennis Championship 2016 for the very first time. This tournament was
held from 23 rd to 25 th August 2016. Out of a total of 17 teams, the SIMS girls team fought
hard and eventually bagged the topmost position.
1. Anuradha Chauhan (2015-17)
2. Shruti Dureja (2015-17)
3. Prerna Verma (2016-18)
4. Shree Ghosh (2015-17)
5. Megha Sharma (2016-18)
The SIMS Girls Basketball Team secured 3 rd position in SIU Inter-Institute Basketball
Tournament which took place at the Lavale Campus from 19 th September 2016 to
22 nd September 2016. Out of the 20 teams that participated, SIMS made its way to
the top position through hardwork and dedication.
The team showed exceptional level of team spirit and sportsmanship throughout the
tournament and were lauded for their teamwork and coordination.
Damini Singh (2015-17)
Disha Phirke (2015-17)
Rashmi Bhandarkar (2015-17)
Shruti Rai (2015-17)
Sugandha Rajian (2015-17)
Vaishnavi Pathania (2015-17)
Megha Sharma (2016-18)
Niharika Singhania (2016-18)
Nivedita Shetty (2016-18)
Pranoti Roy (2016-18)
The 3rd edition of Inter Institute Squash Tournament was organized in association
with Symbiosis Institute of Business Management at Symbiosis International
University. The event was scheduled for 26th, 27th and 28th September 2016.
It was an individual event which saw participation from 48 players (36 Men and
12 Women) from 14 different institutes of the Symbiosis family.
Kritika kumar faced Mridul Crystelle Singh (SSLA) in the finals and Pranay Sharma
faced Vaarish Sawlani (SLS N).
We would like to congratulate Kritika Kumar for winning the Squash Championsip
two years in a row. We would also like to extend our best wishes to Pranay
Sharma for not only securing the second position in the SIU Squash tournament
but also for working hard and bringing laurels to our college. The tournament was
indeed played with a true sportsman spirit and we witnessed the birth of new
players who must take up the choice of excelling in this sport.
”What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by
achieving your goals.”
SIMS is proud to present the winners of SIU Swimming Tournament which was held on the 16 th
of September 2016 where SIMS team proved their worth and mettle by achieving various
positions after competing against other symbiosis colleges.
Our Girls Swimming team finished 3rd overall in the SIU Inter-Institute Swimming Championship
2016. Also in the Team events the Girls backed 1 st position in Medley Relay along with 3 rd position in
Freestyle Relay. Special congratulations to Japinder virk of 2015-17 batch for backing the following
1. Freestyle 25m – (3rd)
2. Freestyle 100m – (2nd)
3. Backstroke 50m – (3rd)
4. Butterfly 25m- (3rd)
While the Girls made SIMS proud, boys were not behind, Tushar Bhadwal of 2016-18 Batch showed
outstanding performance and backed 2 nd position in Breast Stroke 50m.
Amidst the smashes and rally’s, power-shots and drops, SIMS girls badminton team displayed their
talent, power and grace to finish 3 rd in SIU Badminton Championship 2016. In a pure show of class
extending over 4 days(8 th -11 th August 2016) comprising 26 teams the SIMS girls team fought their
way through nail biting finishes to get a podium finish for the first time in SIMS history. The girls
team comprising of Anuradha Chauhan, Srijana Upadhaya, Megha Sharma and Anupriya Sharma
showcased their grit and put in their days of practise into good use by producing gem of a
performance to beat toughest of oppositions.
SIMS participated in the 5th annual Fitness for Freedom Run organized by SIU with an overwhelming contingent size of 148 SIMSites.
SIMS once again proved its mettle, dominated the winners list and was declared “Champions of the Marathon” for the fourth time in a row.
SIMS stood FIRST overall with 5 boys and 11 girls in the top 20 and brought the trophy back home.
Mahipalsinh Vanar finished 2nd in the Elite Men Category.
Sugandha Rajian again finished 1st in the Elite Women’s category beating all competition.
The top 5 positions in Elite Women’s category were secured by SIMS
SIMS Batch of 2003-05 proposed sponsoring a Sports Olympiad in the memory of two of their dear, revered and loved batchmates, Late Nitin Deshpande and Late Jaswinder Nandal. It has now been named “Deshpande & Nandal Sports Olympiad”. SIMS was honoured to have the inauguration of the event on 3rd Aug at the hands Mrs Bhakti Deshpande (wife of Late Nitin Deshpande) and her young son. Mr Tushar Gaikwad of batch 2003-05, Mr Yayati Zende of batch 2004-06 and Ms Aishwarya Gupta of batch 2014-16 attended the inaugural ceremony.
The Sports Olympiad comprises of 14 disciplines ranging from football, basketball, volleyball, swimming to mini marathon, physical fitness, carom, chess and table tennis for its students. The aim and purpose is to encourage sports, develop team spirit, inculcate physical fitness and give opportunity to every student to play atleast one sport.
We thank SIMS batch of 2003-05 for sponsoring the Sports Olympiad which will be a yearly feature and are sanguine that physical fitness and sports culture will improve in SIMS.
- Theme : SIMFAST-SIMS Faculty & Staff Tournament
- Date : 10/09/2015
- Theme : Fitness for Freedom Run
- Date : 15/08/2015
with 11 boys and 18 girls coming in the Top 30 of their respective categories and brought the trophy back home!!
Karthik Maira displayed grit and determination to finish 6th in the Elite Men’s category. Sugandha Rajian finished 1st in the Elite Women’s category beating all competition. Brig. Rajiv Divekar and Lt. Col. BRG Patil stood 3rd and 6th respectively in the Veteran Male category.
- Theme : CONTENDO – Interdivision tournament
- Date : 11/08/2015 – 21/08/2015
- Conducted by: SPORTS CELL
announce the successful completion of their very first Inter- division tournament, CONTENDO. Congratulations to the winners, “DIVISION E”. The support and unity displayed by them was unmatchable.
It was a fantastic spectacle as all teams played with utmost determination and enthusiasm. The director was there for the prize distribution and gave away trophy to the winners.CONTENDO will henceforth be a regular spectacle for the subsequent batches and the trophy a rolling one.
- Theme : SIMFAST – SIMS Faculty & Staff Tournament
- Date : 17 Jul 2014
- Conducted by: SPORTS CELL