SNAP

SIBM Introduction

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Punewas established in 1978. The first few institutions belonging to the Symbiosis Society were affiliated to the University of Pune. Today, SIBM is regarded as one of India’s premier B-school renowned for its high-quality management programs. The programs offered by SIBM are:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • SIBM’s flagship two-year full time residential program
  • MBA (Innovation & Entrepreneurship)
    • A two-year full-time programme combining innovation and entrepreneurship
  • MBA Executive
    • An intense MBA program for working professionals
    • Post Graduate Diploma (PGD)
      • Non-residential one year weekend management program

 

Getting into SIBM Pune

SIBM Results Accepted

  • For MBA / MBA (I&E) Programs – SNAP
  • For MBA Executive – Written Exam conducted at SIBM Pune
  • For PGD – No Test Required

SIBM Eligibility

Eligibility for MBA / MBA (I&E) 

  • Graduate from any statutory / recognized university with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST)
  • Candidates appearing for final year examinations can also apply, but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST) in the qualifying examination.

Eligibility for MBA Executive 

  • Bachelors degree from any statutory/recognized University with a minimum of 50% marks
  • Minimum of three-year work experience after graduation, as on 31st May of that year.

Eligibility For PGD 

  • A Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 50% marks from any statutory University

SIBM Admission Procedure

  • For MBA / MBA (I&E)
    1. 1. Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of their SNAP scores.
    2. 2. The shortlisted candidates are then called for stage-II which comprises Group Exercise, WAT and Personal Exercise (GE-PIWAT).

 

  • For MBA Executive
    1. 1. Candidates are required to appear for a written test. Written examination will consist of Multiple Choice Questions (50 marks, 75 min) based on General and Business awareness, Basic Mathematics, English and Logical reasoning
    2. 2. The test will be followed by a personal interview

 

  • For PGD
    1. 1. Candidates have to fill an online application.
    2. 2. Further, candidates have to appear for a round of personal interview at SIBM Pune.

 


SIBM Eligibility and Selection Criteria for MBA

Symbiosis International University conducts its own exam, Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP), for admissions to all the MBA courses at various colleges in the university. The exam is conducted in the month of December on a Sunday. The SNAP exam has a total of 150 questions. A correct answer fetches 3 marks and -1 for each incorrect answer. The pattern of the exam has been tabulated below.

 

Section

Total Marks

General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability

40

Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

40

Current Affairs

30

Analytical & Logical Reasoning

40

Total

150

Program

Intake

MBA

180

MBA (I&E)

40

PGD

50

 

The intake of the various programs at SIBM Pune has been tabulated above.
Generally, the cut-off for a call from SIBM Pune is at around 97-98%ile for the General category candidates.

 

To provide perspective, cut-off for SIBM Pune for 2017-19 batch is tabulated below:

 

SIBM Pune

General

SC

ST

DA

KM

Cut-off percentiles

98.0147

71.0776

35.0997

40.7579

88.6704

Reservation 

Within the 180 students, SIBM Pune has 15% reservation for SC, 7.5% for ST, 3% Differently Abled categories. Apart from the 180 seats, there are 2 seats for Kashmiri Migrants.

 

SIBM Fees

Fees for all the PG programmes at SIBM has been tabulated below

 

Program

Fees

MBA

Rs. 18,25,000

MBA (I&E)

Rs. 14,75,000

MBA Executive

Rs. 4,50,000

PGD

Rs. 75,000