Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune has started the Application Process for MBA program, accepting SNAP 2020 score. Registration Deadline for MBA program is November 28. Check Here
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune is a constituent of Symbiosis International University (SIU) and was established in 1978. It remains the flagship brand of Symbiosis and is recognized as one of the best Business Schools in India.
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM) is ranked 22nd amongst all top B-Schools in India by NIRF Ranking 2020. SIBM Pune offers programs in the field of management at the postgraduate level, namely, MBA with four specializations, MBA (I & E) and MBA (L & S), Executive MBA, and MDP programs.
Admission to two-year-long MBA programs is based on the SNAP score. Admission to MBA (Executive) is granted on the basis of an entrance test followed by an interview.
The institute is highly reputed not only in terms of academics but also with regards to the placements it provides. During the recent recruitment drive (2019-20) the institute witnessed the participation of over 90 companies from different sectors of the industry.
The highest CTC of INR. 34.26 LPA was bagged by the students of Marketing, and HR streams. The average CTC ranged at INR. 20.14 LPA.
To apply for admission to SIBM, Pune, the candidates must visit the official website of the institute and fill in the online application form.
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|Type of Institute||Private Institute|
|Affiliation||Symbiosis International University|
|Popular Courses||MBA & EMBA|
|Top Recruiters||Abbott, Accenture, American Express, IBM|
|Facilities Available||Hostel, Library, Auditorium, Cafeteria, Healthcare, Sports|
The institute was ranked at the 22nd position amongst the best B-Schools in India in 2020 by the NIRF.
SIBM Pune is recognized for its excellence in academics and its valuable contributions to industry and society and students. SIBM Pune is a member of EFMD & EFMD Global network.
The University was ranked among the top 250 Universities in Asia and top 150 in BRICS by QS World University rankings survey 2018.
|NIRF||22nd among B-Schools in India||2020|
|The Economic Times||4th among management colleges||2019|
|NIRF||20th among B-Schools in India||2019|
|Dalal Street Investment Journal||7th in the category of Top-100 B-Schools in India||2019|
|Jagranjosh||16th among B-Schools in India||2019|
|Dare2Compete Awards||3rd most competitive B-School in India||2019|
|Outlook||9th Best Institute all over India 5th Best Institute in private category||2018|
|Business World||15th in the overall category of B-School 6th in Top Private B-schools||2018|
|Times B school (Times of India)||8th Among the Top Pvt. B School||2017|
Tabulated below are the courses offered by the Symbiosis Institute of Business Management under various specializations:
|Course Name||Eligibility||Total Intake|
|MBA (General)||Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST)||180|
|MBA (Innovation & Entrepreneurship)|
|MBA (Leadership & Strategy)||Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST) Minimum 4-years of work experience|
|MBA Executive||Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with 50% marks Minimum 2 years of work experience||100|
Check: SIBM Pune Courses & Fee
Candidates aspiring to join the regular MBA programs must have qualified the SNAP Test followed by Group Exercise, Personal Interview and Writing Ability Test (GE-PI-WAT). Candidates clearing these two stages will only be considered for the final selection.
Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is a national-level management entrance examination conducted by SIU.SNAP Exam Pattern will comprise 150 objective questions that must be completed in 2 hours.
Admission to the Executive MBA program will be based on the Entrance test followed by an interview. Questions will be asked from General and Business Awareness, Basic Mathematics, English and Logical reasoning. Candidates have to solve 50 MCQs in a total of 75 questions. Admissions to PG diploma courses are done on the basis of interview only.
Read more:Symbiosis Pune Admission
SIBM, Pune has maintained an impressive placement record. During the latest placement drive, more than 90 recruiters visited the campus and provided over 186 job offers to the students. The highest CTC offered was INR. 34.26 LPA whereas the average CTC ranged at INR. 20.14 LPA.
The 2019-2020 batch comprised a gender ratio of 2:1 where the majority of students were male while the rest were females. In terms of Average Salary, INR. 20.27 LPA were offered to female students and INR. 20.08 LPA were offered to male students.
|Total Students Placed||180+|
|Total Offers Made||186|
|No. Of Organisations||90+|
|Offers In Fortune Listed Co.||28%|
|Highest CTC||INR 34.26 LPA|
|Average CTC||INR 20.14 LPA|
|Median CTC||INR 18.50 LP|
The following represents the salary offered to students in the recent placement drive:
The list of top recruiters include names like Abbott, Accenture, Adnani,Aditya Birla Grp, American Express, Bridge i2i, Capgemini, Cipla, Cisco, Diageo, Genpact, Hero, ICICI bank. ITC. JP Morgan Chase & Co, KPMG, LTI, PWC, P&G etc.
Aside from the Placements, the institute also bagged over 195 Internship offers to over 180 students across domains.
Check: Symbiosis Pune Placement
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management offers financial aid to deserving and meritorious students enrolled in postgraduate programs. A total of 2 merit scholarships are available for the students who top the SNAP exam. The cut off for SNAP for applying for a scholarship will be at 0.1% of the number of candidates for the test. In order to continue the scholarship, one must maintain a minimum GPA of 3 in the preceding semesters.
Apart from this, the Institute also offers a scholarship to a girl student namely Jayatee Deshmukh Scholarship. This will only be given if she has secured the highest marks in SNAP. The scholarship amount would be INR 75,000 and will be paid by the Institute at the time of admission.
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The institute provides state-of-the-art infrastructure to its students as well as faculty members. Below mentioned are some of the facilities offered by Symbiosis Pune:
Ques. How is life at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune?
Ques. Why should I take admission for MBA Executive Program at SIBM Pune?
Ques. Can I continue with the program if I leave or switch my job?
Ques. How tough is it to get in SIBM Pune?
Ques. Which is better: NMIMS Mumbai or SIBM Pune?
Ques. What is the expected cut-off for SIBM Pune?
Ques. When will the institute release SNAP cut off?
Ques. Which is better: SIBM Pune or Bangalore?
Ques. How to Apply for SNAP?
Ques. When is the GE-PI-WAT conducted?
Ans. You should choose IIM Udaipur for an MBA. It is the best college among the given alternatives. All of them are highly-reputed business schools in India with the lowest acceptance rate. All the institutions have something unique to offer; SIBM Pune is one of the oldest business management schools and offers an extensive alumni network. IIMs are Institutes of National Importance with a diverse faculty and top-notch facilities. Given below are a few of the reasons to chooseIIM Udaipur. IIM Udaipur was ranked 8th amongst Top Public MBA Institutes by The Outlook (2020). It is the fourth IIM Institute to be accredited by AACSB. It was ranked 17th amongst Top Business Schools by NIRF Ranking (2020) for Management. It is one of the best institutes in the country for research. UT Dallas has ranked the institute 4th in India based on the number of research papers published during 2014-2018. IIM U is featured in top B-Schools in the world by QS World ranking. It also featured in the FT Masters in Management 2020 Global Ranking. The institute keeps its placement statistics transparent. Their yearly placement report is audited by external agencies. Some important details for the two - year MBA course are at the institutes mentioned in the questions are given below: Category IIM Trichy IIM Udaipur SIBM Pune Entrance CAT score CAT score SNAP test Cutoff 94 percentile 90 percentile 96 percentile Total Fees INR 18 Lakhs INR 17 Lakhs INR 19 Lakhs Average CTC 14.9 LPA INR 13.08 LPA INR 20 LPA Highest CTC INR 25 LPA INR 40 LPA INR 34 LPA In terms of overall ranking and placements, IIM Udaipur is the best option.Read more
Ans. Both IMT Ghaziabad and Symbiosis offers MBA in distance learning. The value of a distance MBA is, however, not equal to a regular MBA, but if you are a working individual, it is best suited. Before applying to these institutes, it is advisable to check the nearest study centers available near your residence. Distance MBA has been approved by AICTE for both institutes and students must not worry about its relevance in the future. IMT Ghaziabad has received ‘CSR Top Distance Learning Institute of India Award’ for 2018 and 2019 year. Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning has been ranked 8th among Best Distance Learning Institutes by Outlook. Admission process:- IMT Ghaziabad Bachelor’s degree in any stream from a recognized university. The total course fee required is INR 11.1 LPA. It must be paid at the starting of each semester. Admissions are done twice a year – July and January. Fee concessions are available for candidates serving/retired defense personnel (Army, Air Force, and Navy personnel only), SC/ST, War Widows, and Handicapped. Symbiosis Graduation degree in any stream from a recognized university. The total fees for the General category are Rs. 50,000 and for Defence it is Rs. 47,000. For international students, it is US $2400 and US $2400 for SAARC countries. There’s also an option to pay the fee in installments. The program begins only in 1 cycle i.e. in the month of July. The enrolling process is online for both institutes. One can visit the official websites and fill the required form and submit it online. Teaching Methods Symbiosis Tutors use Online Chats and online classroom for discussions. A web portal namely Symbiosis World Campus wherein students can access facilities like Assignment Submission, Computer-based examinations, message boards, etc. IMT Ghaziabad Physical study material is sent via Post or courier service whereas e-books can be accessed within 15 days after fee confirmation. One can access recorded lectures, assessments, feedback, and course material. Both assignments and examination are in the form of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). Placements Symbiosis has maintained links with top companies and organizations. Some of them are Reliance Retail, Mercedes Benz, Wipro, HDFC Bank, TCS, Tata Sky, The Nielsen Company and many more. IMT Ghaziabad does not offer any Placement assistance to the students Both IMT Ghaziabad and Symbiosis are best for pursuing a distance MBA in HR. They both have a better reputation in the market and provide quality education in distance learning. Read more
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|Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies - [NMIMS Deemed to be University], Mumbai||# 26 by ARIIA (university)||₹3,11,500|
|SP Jain Institute of Management and Research - [SPJIMR], Mumbai||# 16 by Financial Express||₹15,92,000|
|MICA - The School of Ideas, Ahmedabad||# 28 by Jagranjosh (private)||₹9,167|
|Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development - [SCMHRD], Pune||# 13 by TOI||₹9,30,000|
|ICFAI Business School - [IBS], Hyderabad||# 24 by Outlook||--|
|Xavier Institute of Management - [XIMB], Bhubaneswar||# 8 by Outlook (private)||₹9,75,000|
|Indian Institute of Foreign Trade - [IIFT], New Delhi||# 31 by Financial Express||₹7,60,000|
|Management Development Institute - [MDI], Gurgaon||# 6 by TOI||₹9,24,000|
|Indian Institute of Management - [IIM], Indore||# 5 by Financial Express||₹7,50,711|