Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS) has been ranked as 1st among top B-Schools for MBA Executive and 4th among top Private colleges in Maharashtra. The institute offers flagship postgraduate courses in management studies consisting of full-time and Executive Programs Its flagship MBA course is primarily for Defence Personnel and their Dependents with some seats for Civilian candidates.
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|Type of Program||Postgraduate|
|Admission Criteria||Entrance Exam|
SIMS Pune offers the following academic programs under various specializations:
|MBA||Graduation in any discipline with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST)||2-years|
|PGDM (Real Estate & Construction Management)||Graduates/ Engineers/ Architects with minimum 50% marks in qualifying exam from a statutory university or recognized foreign university along with valid scores of CAT/SNAP/XAT/MAT/GATE/ SIMS||15-months|
|Executive PGDM||Graduation with 50% marks and a minimum of 5-years of work experience|
|MBA (Executive)||Graduation with 50% marks and a minimum of 2-years of work experience||2-years|
|PGCP||Bachelor’s or Master’s in any discipline with 50% marks||1-year|
Note: Seats reserved for the MBA program are 80% for Defense Personnel, 10% for Defense Category Special and 10% for Civilians.
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Eligible candidates seeking admission in MBA and PGDM must register themselves for entrance tests namely SNAP conducted at the Institute level. However, for admission to Executive PGDM, the institute will conduct personal interaction with the candidate. SIMS provides admission to PGADM is done on the basis of score obtained in exams like CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT, SNAP which will be followed by personal interaction.
The placement cell nurtures students to become future-ready managers for the global world. The students are motivated, high achievers which attracting a wide array of blue-chip recruiters every year.
|Highest CTC for MBA||INR 16.3 LPA|
|Highest CTC for Ex- PGDM||INR 16 LPA|
|Average CTC for MBA||INR 9.24 LPA|
|Average CTC for Ex-PGDM||INR 8.6 LPA|
|Total Students placed||225|
|% of placement||92.8%|
The list of recruiters includes names like Google, Accenture, Airtel Payment Bank, Michael Page, Wipro, Axis Bank, Credit Sunrise, Deloitte, Ford Motors, EY, MMT, HDFC Bank, Infosys, DCB Bank, Deutsche Bank, etc.
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Mentioned below are some of the facilities offered by Symbiosis Institute for Management Studies, Pune to cater to the needs of the students:
Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies is a premier management institute which was established in the year 1993 and is located in Pune, India. It is ranked amongst the top B Schools in India and is a constituent of the prestigious Symbiosis International University (SIU). SIMS is also the only MBA institute that has Public-Private Partnership (PPP) between Symbiosis and Government of India – Ministry of Defence since 2002.
Given below is a brief about the faculty members at the Institute:
Dr. Aanchal Airy
Ms. Akansha Tigga
Dr. Amarnath Tripathi
Ms. Ananya Dutta
Dr. Anita Mohan Patankar
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Ques. How is SNAP different from CAT or any other management test?
Ans. Symbiosis National Aptitude Test or commonly known as SNAP is different from CAT in terms of the type of quantitative aptitude questions. SNAP has very easy questions in comparison to CAT. You may find the direct application-based questions in this section. The analytical and logical reasoning section has a higher weightage in comparison with other sections. Each question carries two marks.
Ques. What is the procedure for applying to SNAP?
Ans. For seeking admission in the MBA program, the students must register themselves for SNAP by visiting the website https://www.snaptest.org/. They will be required to pay an application fee of INR 1750 through Netbanking or Demand Draft. The test fee is non-refundable once paid. Demand Draft should reach the Symbiosis Test Secretariat by 5:00 pm on November 23, 2019. Demand Drafts reaching after this will not be considered and will be returned to the respective candidates.
Ques. Which specializations do the Institute offer in the MBA program?
Ans. The institute offers HR, Marketing, Finance, Operations, and International Business & Information System as a major. On the other hand, for minor specializations like HR, Marketing, Finance, International Business, Information System, Operations, Retail Management & Entrepreneurship are offered. The students can select their specializations by the end of the first semester.
Ques. I have completed my bachelor’s as a correspondence course degree. Can I apply for admission to SIMS Pune?
Ans. Yes, you can apply for SIMS if you meet the specified eligibility criteria. The Symbiosis International University has a list of universities whose correspondence degree is accepted for admission in the MBA program. For more details, you can mail your mark sheet to The Admission Department (email@example.com).