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Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS), Pune, organizes its Annual Research Conference with a view to provide an opportunity to researchers and scholars alike to present and publish their research work, SIMS takes immense pleasure in announcing SIMSARC’17 to be held on 14th – 16th December, 2017.

Dr. Indira Parikh
Former Dean of IIM(A) & Founder Director FLAME Academy Pune
Dr. Ravi Seetham Raju
Professor, The University of Sydney NSW, Australia
Mr. Bhushan Joshi
Managing Director Kraft Powercon India. Pune
Dr. Anuj Paul Gosain
Strategic Planning and Business Development, John Deere India Pvt Ltd Pune
Brig. Rajiv Divekar(Rtd.)
Director, SIMS Pune
Dr. Mukul Madahar
MBA Welfare Director Cardiff School of Management Cardiff Metropolitan University UK
Raj Khandekar, Ph.D.
Professor, Management Department Metropolitan State College of Denver USA
Shiv K. Tripathi, Ph.D.
Professor Mzumbe University Dar Es Salaam Campus Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania +255 763470079
Kishore Kulkarni Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Economics Metropolitan State College of Denver USA
Mr. Mukesh Kumar,
Deputy General Manager, College of Agricultural Banking, RBI, Pune – Panelist

Dr. Neil Wilkof
Partner and head of the intellectual property and information technology department
at the law firm of Herzog Fox & Neeman, Tel-Aviv, Israel

Last Date of submission of full papers 30 September, 2017
Notification of acceptance of papers 1 November, 2017
Last date of Registration for authors 30 November, 2017
Date of Conference 14 – 16 December, 2017
Publication of Paper FEBRUARY 2018

Registration Fee* for Paper Presenters

Sr No Publication Faculty/Practitioners/Research Scholars Student Delegates Foreign Delegate
1 Scopus Indexed or eqvt INR 8000 NA USD 200
2 Indexed Journal INR 3000 NA USD 150
3 Journal for Applied Mgmt INR 2000 NA USD 100

-Co-authors/participants willing to participate alongwith main/presenting author to pay additional INR 1000 only
-10% discount to the authors who have participated in earlier SIMSARC.
*Registration Fee includes Conference Kit, Food and Refreshments
#Guidlines for Students Registration


Conference Committee

Brig. Rajiv Divekar (Retd.) — Conference Chairperson
Tel: 020 – 3021 3300
Mobile: 97652 90159
Dr. Arti Chandani — Conference Convener
Tel. :020 – 3021 3215
Mobile : 93715 33791
e-Mail ID :
Ms. Anita Mahakud — Conference Secretary,
Tel. : 91-20-30213286
e-Mail ID:
Contact Person
Mr. Mandar Raut — Organizing Secretary
Tel. : 020 – 3021 3250
e-Mail ID :

Correspondence Address:

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS) Range Hills Road, Khadki Pune – 411020, Maharashtra, India. Phone No.: 020 – 3021 3250 / 215 Fax: 020 – 3021 3333 e-Mail ID:

Accommodation will be available at INR 600 per day on a twin-sharing basis to limited number of participants (14th – 16th December, 2017) in SIMS Campus Guest House