Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance (SSBF), Pune is ranked as 10th Best Educational Institutes In India by Innovative Zone Magazine 2020 and awarded as "Management College of the year" by Higher Education Review Magazine 2019. The institute offers an MBA and a Certificate Program in the discipline of Banking and Finance. Admission is done on the basis of marks secured in the SNAP Test.

SSBF MBA Admission 2021: SSBF has released the First Merit List for MBA Admission 2021. Candidates can visit the official website to check MBA Merit List 2021. Selected candidates can pay the registration fees till March 22, 2021.

Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance Important Dates



SNAP Registration commences on

September 24, 2020 

SNAP Registration Closes on

November 28, 2020 

SNAP Admit Card Live on

December 5, 2020 

SNAP Online Test 2020

December 20, 2020 

January 06, 2021 

January 09, 2021 

Announcement of SNAP Result

January 22, 2021 

Last date of Online registration For SSBF

January 28, 2021

Last Date of payment of Registration fees For SSBF

January 28, 2021

Announcement of Shortlist for Group Exercise and Personal Interaction

February 1, 2021

Group Exercise, Personal Interaction & WAT

February 20, 21,27 and 28, 2021

Announcement of First Merit list

March 8, 2021 

Last date for payment of fees for candidates in the First Merit List

March 22, 2021 

Programme Commencement

June 28, 2021 

Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance Highlights

Established | Institute Type 2010 | Private
Approved by AICTE | UGC
Affiliated to Symbiosis International University (SIU)
Accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade
Entrance Exam National: SNAP
Courses Offered MBA & Certificate
Application Mode | Fees Online | INR 1,750 & INR 3,000
Top Recruiters JP Morgan Chase, CRISIL, ICICI Bank, CARE Ratings, HDFC Bank
Official Website
Admission Helpdesk +91 20 28116284 | 61936284
Address Gram-Lavale, Taluka-Mulshi,
Pune 412115

Words of SSBF Pune Students

“The two years of MBA are a very important part of a student's life. It's arguably the last stage of one's education and he/she would like to live it to the fullest, both academically and otherwise. SSBF has experienced faculty, guest lectures from esteemed dignitaries, cultural festivals, intercollegiate competitions, welfare activities, etc., helps in the all-round development of the student before being thrust into the corporate world.”
- Akshay Manvikar
SSBF Batch 2019-21

“Pursuing my MBA journey at Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance has given me an opportunity to further my dream of becoming a finance professional with extensive classroom and practical knowledge. I am a part of a student-driven committee which has helped me in developing my interpersonal skills as well as my ability to work in a team. The events and conferences at SSBF like the BFSI summit, Synopia, Dalal Street Arena and Outbound program facilitate a conducive environment for learning, developing a perspective as well as bringing a fun element to the otherwise unrelieved environment of classroom learning. I would also like to express my gratitude to SSBF for providing me with the opportunity of working with an esteemed organization during the course of my summer internship. Being a student at SSBF has given me the motivation to broaden my horizons and never put an end to my journey of learning.”
- Anoushka Kumar
SSBF Batch 2019-21

“The whole MBA experience at SSBF is comprised of both technical and soft skills activities through guest lecture interactions, placement grooming sessions and practical committee activities had been an influential factor in getting the administrative skills out of the students. This two-year experience helps in channelizing all our personal traits into managerial skills serving the purpose of being an MBA graduate.”
- T.S.K. Srikanth
SSBF Batch 2019-21

Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance Awards

  • Awarded "Brand of the year" by Business Connect Magazine 2019.
  • Awarded "10 Must-Watch B-Schools of the Year 2019" by Higher Education Digest Magazine.
  • Awarded for "Excellence in Industry-Academia Interface" by Indian Education Network in 7th Higher Education Summit 2019.
  • Recognized as the Best School of the Year 2018 for Curricular Revision by 'The Academic Insights'.
  • Awarded the "Best Institute in Banking and Finance" by Dewang Mehta National Education Awards 2017.
  • Awarded the ‘7th DNA and Stars of the Industry Group Innovation Award for Education and Leadership’ 2015.

Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance Courses

SSBF offers an MBA and a Certificate Program in the discipline of Banking and Finance. Mentioned below are the details for the same:

Course Specialization Eligibility
MBA Banking and Finance Graduation with minimum of 50% aggregate marks + Obtained a valid score in SNAP
CPBFI Banking, Finance and Insurance Graduation or Post Graduation from a recognized board

Note: Candidates applying for MBA having qualifying degrees from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalent certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). All the foreign degrees/qualifications must be verified by AIU.

Check: SSBF Pune Courses and Fees

Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance Admission

The candidates applying for the MBA program are required to apply for the SNAP test by visiting the official website of the institute. Follow the instructions mentioned below:

Step 1: Register online for SNAP by paying INR 1,750 and appear for the test.

Step 2: Register online to SSBF by paying an additional fee of INR 1,000.

Step 3: Appear for SNAP Test on the scheduled date and time.

For CPBFI program, the candidates need to fill the application form available on the official website of the institute. Listed below are the details for the same:

Step 1: Fill up the application form available on the website.

Step 2: Pay the application fee of INR 3,000 by Net Banking.

Step 3: SSBF will issue the admission letters to eligible candidates.

Selection Criteria

  • MBA: SNAP Test
  • CPBFI: Admissions on ‘first come, first serve’ basis

Check: SSBF Pune Admission

Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance Placement

SSBF has a training and placement cell providing placement assistance to final year students. The institute has a record of providing 100% recruitment to its students. The cell conducts various training sessions to make student placement ready. The highest CTC is offered at INR 10.25 LPA and the average is recorded at worth INR 7.11 LPA. The companies visiting for the on campus recruitment are JP Morgan Chase, CRISIL, ICICI Bank, CARE Ratings, HDFC Bank, IDFC First Bank to name a few. They have offered profiles like Global Finance and Business Management Analyst, Analyst, Research Analyst, Management Trainee, Relationship Manager, Wealth Management, Product Management, Credit Manager, Operation, Channel Officer, Retail Branch Banking, etc.

Check: SSBF Pune Placement

Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance Scholarships and Awards

The following are the scholarships and awards offered to deserving students by the Symbiosis International University:

  • Post Graduate Merit Scholarships: The semester topper will be awarded scholarship based on academic excellence, a minimum GPA of 7.50. Concession in 50% of the Academic Fee for the Semester in which the student was declared Topper.
  • Scholarship by University Sports Board: Symbiosis International University, Sports Board provides Sports Scholarships for outstanding sportsmen and sportswomen. The scholarship of INR 24,000 per annum is awarded to 05 outstanding sportsmen of Symbiosis International (Deemed) University (SIU).
  • Late Jayatee Deshmukh Award: Late Jayatee Deshmukh Best Outgoing Girl Student Gold Medal is awarded at the time of convocation every year. The selection criteria would cover academic performance as well as achievements in the field of extracurricular/ cultural/ sports activities and participation in social activities.
  • Late Satpal Malhotra Medal of Excellence in Business Management by Weikfield Foundation.

Industry Sponsored Scholarship at SSBF

  • SSBF has signed an MoU with CRIF High Mark, a leading credit information company providing credit scores and credit reports in India on individuals and companies.
  • CRIF will offer a scholarship of INR 1 lakh every year to SSBF students from an economically disadvantaged section of the society based on the academic performance.
  • Every year CRIF will also provide a trophy to the "Outstanding Student" based on the academic performance as well as extra curricular activities.

Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance Facilities

Library: The students at Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance are provided access to the highly resourceful centralised library at the symbiosis international university which is rich in research journals, subject text books published by various national and international authors, magazines pertaining to every sphere of life, business, sports, health, academics, politics, consulting, etc.

Classroom: The classrooms are student friendly with comfortable and large seating capacity, well organised and sufficient aeration and projector and white board equipped to give a professional feel at the Banking & Finance program.

Bloomberg Terminal: SSBF holds the prestige of having Bloomberg terminals at the computer lab at SIU which is open to students and staff of SSBF to give them a great opportunity to enhance their skills in navigating, understanding and analysing various stocks, securities and finance related aspects.

Auditorium: The in-house facilities include a 600-seater modern auditorium and a modern conference hall.

Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance FAQs

Ques. How are the accommodation facilities at Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance?

Ans. SSBF is a residential college on the Laval Hilltop campus of Symbiosis International University with safe and smart hostel rooms for all with an option of double, triple and tetra sharing rooms with enough storage and study provision in the rooms.

Check: SSBF Pune Hostel Fees

Ques. What are the jobs with the average salary offered to MBA graduates in Banking and Finance?

Ans. The following are the job profiles of MBA graduates in Banking and Finance along with the average salary is tabulated below:

Job Profile Average Salary (INR)
Financial Manager INR 9-10 Lakhs
Accounts Assistant INR 1-3 Lakhs
Investment Assistant INR 5-6 Lakhs
Market Analyst INR 5-6 Lakhs
Business Analyst INR 5-6 Lakhs

Check: MBA Banking & Finance Course

Ques. What is the expected cutoff of SNAP 2020?

Ans. SNAP Sectional Cutoff based on previous year data is given below:

SNAP 2020 Expected Cutoff General SC ST DA KM
SNAP Quantitative Aptitude 25.95 16.24 10.60 10.83 19.18
SNAP Verbal Ability 28.75 18 11.75 12 21.25
SNAP Logical Reasoning 23.15 14.49 9.46 9.66 17.11

Check: SNAP 2021 Cutoff

Ques. What is the final selection criteria of MBA at Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance?

Ans. The final selection of students for admission of the MBA (Banking and Finance) program will be based on the cumulative marks scored on 100 marks. The following is the criteria for the same:

  • SNAP score will be scaled down to 50 marks.
  • The remaining 50% weightage is assigned on the basis of Group Discussion, Individual Interaction (including Academic Performance & Work Experience) and Written Ability Test.

Ques. How is the faculty of Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance?

Ans. SSBF has a large and diverse faculty of highly qualified and accomplished individuals. They are the most distinguished scholars, who constantly do research in their respective fields. The entire faculty is extremely experienced and well versed in their subject matters.

Check: SSBF Pune Faculty