Latest Update:

  • Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management, Nashik started the registration process for admission to the 2-Years Full-Time MBA Program 2021 session in January 2021. Apply Now 
  • Candidates can submit the application form by the last date, i.e. January 20, 2021.
Events  Important Dates
SIOM Online Registration begins September 30, 2020
Last date for Institute Registration and Payment January 20, 2021
Announcement of shortlisted candidates February 01, 2021
Shortlist call letter release date February 03, 2021
Institute PIWAT dates February 12,2020 to February 14, 2020 and February 19, 2020 to Feb 21, 2021
First merit list declaration date March 4, 2021
Last date for payment of fees for First Merit List March 19, 2021
New session Begins June 7, 2021

Symbiosis Institute of Operation Management (SIOM) is a constituent of Symbiosis International University, Pune. SIOM offers Postgraduate programs in management studies. The College is:

  • Awarded “Pride of Maharashtra Award” under the category of Best Institute of the Year Award 2018 to SIOM by Maharashtra Industrial and Economic Development Association (MIEDA).
  • Awarded as the SCM Institute of the year by the Institute of Supply Chain Management (ISCM) in 2018.
  • Awarded International Education Excellence Award for best academics by the Confederation of International Accreditation (CIAC) in 2018.

SIOM Nashik Highlights

Official Website
Degree Postgraduate and Certificate
Programs MBA and PGCOM
Program fee INR 1000
SNAP fee INR 1750
SIOM Contact number 422008

SIOM Nashik Courses

Symbiosis Institute of Operation Management offers:

Course Fees(INR) Duration Eligibility Selection Process
MBA (Operations Management) 12 Lacs 2 years 50% marks in degree SNAP + Written test + Group Exercise + Personal Interview
Postgraduate Certificate Program in Operations Management 20,000 6 months 50% marks in Graduation Personal Interview

Note: There is a 5% relaxation of marks for reserved category students.

Read More: SIOM Courses & Fees

SIOM Admissions

The admissions of Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management includes registration, Tests, and personal interviews. All the steps are described below:

  • Registration: Applicants must register themselves with the institute.
  • Fee: While registering for the admissions, applicants must also pay the program and application fee of INR 1000 and INR 1750 respectively. 
  • Appear for the required tests.
  • If selected, complete all the remaining stages of the selection process such as group discussions, interviews, written tests, etc.
  • Submit the necessary documents and pay all the course fees.

Read More: SIOM Admissions

SIOM Placement

Every year students from SIOM get placed into various industries with a good salary package. Here are some stats from the previous academic years showing average, median, and highest CTC of student:

SIOM placements

The placement rate of SIOM has always been good. In 2017, 91% of students got placed, 2018 of SIOM saw a 100% placement rate and 2019 witnessed a 96% placement rate.  Students placed are in the sectors of consulting, E-commerce, FMCG, IT/ITES, Logistics, and manufacturing. Here is data from the 2018 placement of SIOM showing sector-wise placement of students and sector-wise distribution of companies.

Sector No. of Students Placed
Consulting 38
E-Commerce 3
Logistics 5
Manufacturing 22

Companies that visited SIOM in 2018 were from the sector as students got placed. Though the majority of students got placed in the consulting sector but most of the companies that visited college were from the manufacturing sector. The below pie chart shows the exact % of companies from different sectors:

SIOM Placements

SIOM Hostel

Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM) provide hostel accommodation to its students. Hostel buildings are separate for boys and girls. One room occupies a maximum 4 students. Fees for hostel accommodation is as follows:

  • Hostel Deposit: INR 15,000 (2 years)*
  • Hostel fee: INR 29,700 (annual)**

*Hostel deposit is refundable in nature.

**Hostel fee is subject to change. Any changes in the hostel fee structure are communicated to the students and staff before the commencement of the next academic year.

SIOM Faculty

The core members of SIOM are:​

  • Vandana Prashant Sonwaney

           Qualification: Ph.D.
           DesignationDirector & Professor
           Experience18 years

  • Venugopala Rao Kuntamalla

          Qualification: Ph.D.
          DesignationDeputy Director & Associate Professor
          Experience: 23 years

  • Vidyasagar Alur

           Qualification: NET
           DesignationDeputy Director & Assistant Professor
           Experience: 6 years

  • Vaishali Chavdas Mahajan

           Qualification: Ph.D.
           DesignationAssociate Professor
           Experience: 18 years

SIOM Nashik Scholarship

Scholarships available for students at SIOM Nashik are:

  • Sports scholarships
  • PG Merit scholarships

Sports Scholarship at SIOM is for the 5 outstanding sportsmen and sportswomen of the institute who have participated in the maximum sports events of the college in the 2-year program. The prize of the scholarship is INR 12,000/- per annum.

Postgraduate Merit Scholarship or PG Merit Scholarship is for the topper of the semester who achieves a 7.5 CGPA and doesn't have any backlog. The amount awarded waives off 50% of the academic fee.


Ques. What are the recruiting companies at SIOM?

Ans. Recruiting companies at SIOM are Deloitte, KPMG, Accenture, GE, Amazon, ITC, Genpact, Trident, etc.

Ques. What are the minimum marks required for admissions in MBA?

Ans. SIOM has a separate selection process for MBA admission, applicants must acquire the minimum marks to clear all the rounds. Marks required at different stages of admission are:

  • SNAP- 180 marks
  • Written Ability Test- 10
  • Group Exercise- 30
  • Personal interview- 60

Weightage allotted to these tests out of 100 is 50,10,10, and 30 respectively.

Ques. What is the mode of payment for paying fees?

Ans. The mode of payment acceptable at SIOM is Billdesk Payment Gateway, Easebuzz Payment Gateway, Indian Bank Gateway, and Deman Draft. Applicants must pay all the fees within the given time period to avoid any rejection or delay in the registration/admission process.

Ques. Is there an admission test for hostel accommodation at SIOM?

Ans. Yes, there is an admission testa for hostel accommodation at SIOM. The test is a simple medical test. Symbiosis Centre for Health Care (SCHC) conducts this test and gives a report about the medical condition of the student to the Director of SIOM. The final decision of a student’s admission to Hostel lies in the hands of the Director of SIOM.

Ques. What is the SNAP Test?

Ans. Symbiosis National Aptitude or SNAP test is an entrance exam conducted by the Symbiosis University for MBA and M.Sc admissions. SNAP is a computer-based exam of 120-minute duration. The test includes General English, Analytical & Logical Reasoning, Quantitative data, and interpretation. Applicants are expected to achieve a score of 180 marks in the SNAP test to become eligible for the further admission procedure.

Ques. What courses are available at Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM)?

Ans. Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM) offers a highly specialized MBA in Operations Management. This is a 2 years course divided into 4 semesters.

Ques. What is the minimum eligibility for applying to the Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM) MBA program?

Ans. Students who have completed their B.E or B.Tech from any recognized university with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent and a minimum of 45% marks or equivalent in the case of SC/ST candidates are eligible to apply for the MBA program at SIOM. Read more about SIOM Admission Process

Ques. How is the Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM) for studying MBA?

Ans. Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM) is India’s only institute dedicated to Operations Management. It has a dynamic curriculum involving various aspects such as Six Sigma Certification, SAP ERP Training, SCS Training, and CII Logistics Workshops.

Ques. Who are the top recruiters at Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM)?

Ans. Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management(SIOM) witnessed 100% placements in 2020 from top recruiters such as ITC, Accenture, Genpact, Godrej, Swiggy, Infosys, Capgemini, KPMG, Grofers, and Hilti.

Ques. What was the highest package offered at SIOM, Nashik during placements?

Ans. The batch of 2018-2020 was offered packages from top recruiters in the range of INR 17.17 LPA as the highest CTC and INR 11.57 LPA as the Average CTC. Median CTC was around INR 11.25 LPA. Read More about SIOM Placement 2020

Ques. What awards did SIOM achieve?

Ans. Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM) has achieved various prestigious awards such as “B-School with the Best Industry related Curriculum in Operation Management”, Procurement Excellence Awards, “B-School Excellence Award for Innovative, Modern and Industry related Curriculum in Operations”, and many more.

Ques. Does SIOM, Nashik provide any hostel facilities?

Ans. Yes SIOM provides hostels with all the modern amenities including 24/7 medical care. Separate hostels are available for boys and girls.

Ques. What is the fees for the MBA Operations Management program at SIOM, Nashik?

Ans. SIOM offers a 2 year MBA program in Operations Management divided into 4 semesters. The fees are INR 6,60,000 per Annum for Indian students and INR 9,90,000 per annum for international students.