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About Symbiosis Institute of Business Management


In the year 1978, Symbiosis Institute of Business Management - SIBM Pune was established. Under the Symbiosis International University, SIBM Pune offers it's flagship MBA programme.

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune is a part of SYMBIOSIS INTERNATIONAL (DEEMED UNIVERSITY)

For running management programmes, SIBM Pune has excellent infrastructure, state of the art facilities, and an ideal set up. Admissions at SIBM Pune are highly competitive.

SNAP score is the entrance exam criteria for selecting students for the MBA Programme. An executive MBA Program is also offered by SIBM.

On the basis of aspirants’ performance in the personal interview, selection in the PG diploma courses is done by the institute. SIBM Pune is a premier B-School of India recognized for its valuable contributions to industry, society, and students and its excellence in academics, high-quality management programme.

The Goal of the SIBM:

  • Inculcating the spirit of 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam'(the world is one family).
  • Promoting ethical and value-based learning.
  • Fostering the spirit of national development.
  • Contributing to knowledge generation and dissemination.

SIBM Pune offers the following programs :

  • A 2 years full-time MBA programme giving the options to specialize in Finance, Marketing, Human Resources and Operations (Admission through SNAP).
  • An MBA programme of the duration two-years full-time in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. (Admission through SNAP).
  • 1 year Post Graduate Diploma Programmes and Executive MBA programme for the working professionals offered during the weekends.

Highlights of SIBM, Pune

Establishment Year 1978
Parent Organization Symbiosis International University
Location Pune, Maharashtra, India
Selection is based on SNAP scores
Approved by AICTE
Total number of seats offered in General MBA 209
Affiliation Pune University
Scholarships Yes

Benefits of Studying MBA at SIBM

  • SIBM has a well-stocked library containing around 18,000 books, magazines, journals, and periodicals. Course-related CDs and videos are also maintained for student’s benefit.
  • This B-school has received a permanent affiliation from the Pune University, in 1990 and it is the only such B-school.
  • Throughout the curriculum of the course, students get a chance to interact with the leading industry professionals, as they get an opportunity to organize and participate in numerous face-to-face interactive guest lectures and seminars. Through these sessions, students can check their progress and make a self-assessment.
  • The institute has become one of the leading choices across the globe because of factors such as excellent course content, contemporary facilities and highly qualified faculty, unique education model with a focus on holistic self-development, and the several accreditations from UGC, AICTE and Pune University and many others.

SIBM Ranking

  • SIBM has been ranked 15th according to business today.
  • By considering all the B-Schools in the country SIBM Pune has been ranked 18th Best B School and 4th Best B-School by considering only the PRIVATE B-Schools in the Country.
  • Now, SIBM Pune is the 1st Best Ranked B-School in Maharashtra.

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management - Fee Structure

Course Total Fees
MBA Rs.18.21 Lakhs (including hostel fees of Rs.44,150/-/year)
MBA (Innovation & Entrepreneurship) Rs.14.35 Lakhs (including hostel fees of Rs.44,150/-/year)
Executive MBA Rs.5.60 Lakhs (including hostel fees of Rs.44,150/-/year)
Post Graduate Diploma Rs.83000 (including hostel fees of Rs.44,150/-/year)

Affiliation, Recognitions, and Achievement

  • SIBM is affiliated to the University of Pune.
  • According to NIRF, SIBM has been placed 4th in the list of Private B-schools in the year 2018.
  • Also, according to NIRF, SIBM is 18th in the Country and 1st in Maharashtra in the year 2018.
  • As per the Dalal Street Investment Journal, SIBM stands 9th in the list of best B schools across India.
  • SIBM has been conferred National Education Excellence Award 2018 by WBR Corp for the year 2018 for education excellence.
  • It has also received ‘National Education Awards-2018’ award for ‘Outstanding Educational Institute (West)’ category by ABP News, India.
  • The students of SIBM have strengthened the brand of the college in the corporate world by showing their continuous mettle in competitions, academics, and placements.

Eligibility Criteria for Studying MBA at SIBM

  • At graduation level, the candidate must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST) and he/she should be a graduate from any statutory university.
  • Candidates who have appeared for final year examinations can also apply, but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST) in the qualifying examination.
  • Candidates need to appear for the common entrance test of the Symbiosis University known as SNAP.

Admission Procedure at SIBM

  • Admission to the MBA courses at SIBM is granted on the basis of SNAP scores.
  • SIU conducts Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) and it is a national level management entrance examination.
  • Each student who is willing to take admission at SIBM, Pune must appear for Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Test, which is a common written test for the admission to all Symbiosis postgraduate institutes.
  • Log on to for SNAP test information and register.
  • It is mandatory to score at least 50% marks in graduation as per the SNAP Eligibility.
  • SNAP Exam Pattern will comprise of 150 objective questions which students must complete in 2 hours.
  • SNAP results will be declared on its official website by the SIU.
  • Candidates who will be securing the minimum cutoff marks will be called for Group Exercise, Personal Interview and Written Ability Test (GE-PIWAT).

Courses Offered at SIBM

  • MBA
  • MBA (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)
  • Executive MBA
  • Post Graduate Diploma

Important Dates for MBA Admissions 2019 at SIBM

Event Date
For SNAP Test and SNAP Result dates Refer
Shortlisting of SIBM Pune for Group Exercise and Personal Interaction 16th Jan, 2019
Personal Interaction and Group Exercise Process of SIBM Pune 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th and 17th Feb 2019
Final Merit list display date 26th Feb, 2019
For candidates in the first merit list, the last date for payment of fees is 11th March, 2019

Facilities available at SIBM

  • SIBM has the best infrastructure.
  • Its hostels are clean and spacious, with excellent housekeeping and security staff.
  • The hostel fee is included in the course fee as it is compulsory to opt.
  • The mess food charges are included in the fee too.
  • The labs and laboratories are well equipped with all facilities and the classrooms are well ventilated and bright.
  • The Central Library of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) has a splendid reference and lending facilities for reports, books, periodicals, journals, video cassettes and CDs for the students of SIBM Pune.
  • The Library also has an impressive subscription to Online Databases like Scopus, EBSCO, Frost and Sullivan, EMIS, Emerald, JSTOR, etc.
  • The campus is Wi-Fi enabled so that students can get online anywhere on campus without being tied down by wired connections.
  • A 600-seater modern auditorium and a modern conference hall are included under the in-house facilities.
  • The students' annual health checkup is conducted by the SCHC who has a team of specialist doctors. The Mediclaim policy & Road Traffic Accident Policy has been insured to each student of SIBM Pune.
  • There are many other recreational facilities like Yoga, Gym, Aerobics, Zumba and bicycle facilities.

SIBM Pune Scholarships

The scholarships offered by the institute are:

  • Students whose total family income is not more than INR 2 lacs per year, will be qualified for Government of India – New scholarship scheme of Top Class Education for ST students.
  • For ST / SC / Physically Defied students doing Full Time MBA course with specialization in Finance /HR from SIBM “NTPC Scholarship Scheme” is applicable as a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

Job Opportunities after Completing MBA at SIBM (Placements)

There are a lot of outstanding job opportunities which students can get after completing MBA from SIBM. Leading companies always approach to SIBM for selecting best candidates.

Symbiosis Pune Placement Statistics :

Average CTC (in lakhs) Rs.15.02 Lakhs
Highest CTC Rs.24 Lakhs
Median CTC Rs.12.5 Lakhs
Average CTC (Top 50) Rs.20.44 Lakhs
Average CTC (Top 100) Rs.17.22 Lakhs
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