How to take admission in Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM)

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management,is a deemed university with its central branch in Pune, Maharashtra and is affiliated to Symbiosis University. It is consistently ranked among top 25 B-schools of India.

SIBM Pune currently offers the following programmes:

  • A two year full time MBA programme with specialization in Marketing, Finance, Operations and Human Resource or MBA programme in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. (Admission through SNAP)
  • Executive MBA programme for working professional during weekends with a duration of 30 months.

Admission in two year programme courses

The full time MBA programme is a two years course which provide specialization in Marketing, Finance, Operations and Human Resource Management or in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The admission procedure is held for 15 different Symbiosis University.

Candidate should be appearing for final year examination or a graduate from any recognised University / Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% for SC / ST) at graduation level.

Admission Process

·         Each student which desire to be a part of the institute SIBM,Pune must appear for Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Test, which is a common written test for the admission to all Symbiosis postgraduate institutes.

  •  To register in SNAP or get more information you can log onto The fees of registration is generally Rs.1800/- + GST.
  • The application for SNAP are open from last week of August and is closed in last week of November. The exam is usually conducted in the month of December with result announcement in first 15 days of January.
  • There were a total of 130 questions in SNAP,2019 with distribution per subject as follows English-35; Qualitative Analysis and Data Interpretation-35; Reasoning-35; Current Affairs-25.
  • The scoring is always followed by negative marking which is 1/4th of original marking.
  •  Conserve the Admit Card of SNAP Test for further selection procedure at SIBM.
  • Short-listed Applicants based on SNAP scores will be called for the selection process at nearest Symbiosis Institute offering MBA courses . Short listed candidates are announced by a web-link on SIBM Pune’s website as per the scheduled dates for admission in SIBM, Pune. The entire selection process will be held at the shortlisted institute.The interview process includes Group Exercise, Personal Interview & Written Ability Test (GE-PIWAT).

Admission in Executive MBA Programme


  • Bachelor’s Degree from any stream and from any recognized University with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • Minimum two-year work experience after graduation. (Work experience to be calculated as on 31.05.20**)

Admission Process

·         Selection of students shall be done on the basis of Online examination and Personal Interview, to be held at SIBM Campus.

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