Programme Eligibility


Name of the Institute

Name of the Programme

Eligibility Criteria

SIBM, Pune

SCMHRD

SIBM, Bengaluru

SIBM, Hyderabad

SIBM, Nagpur

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Candidate should be a graduate from any recognised University/ Institution of National Importance and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes) at graduation.


Candidates appearing for final year examinations can also apply, but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes).


A candidate who has completed qualifying qualification from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

SIBM – Pune

Master of Business Administration (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)

SICSR

Master of Business Administration (Information Technology)

SICSR

Master of Business Administration (Digital Transformation)

SIIB

Master of Business Administration (International Business)

SIDTM

Master of Business Administration (Digital & Telecom Management)

SIMC

Master of Business Administration (Communication Management)

SCIT

Master of Business Administration (Information Technology Business Management)



SIHS

Master of Business Administration (Hospital and Healthcare Management)

SSBF

Master of Business Administration (Banking and Finance)

SSSS

Master of Business Administration (Sports Management)

SIBM Bengaluru

MBA (Business Analytics)

SSMC Bengaluru

MBA (Communication Management)

SCMHRD

Master of Business Administration (Infrastructure Development and Management)


Graduation in any Engineering stream (B.E. or B.Tech.); Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) or Bachelor of Planning (B.Plan.) from any recognized University/ Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade [45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes (SC)/ Scheduled Tribes (ST) candidates]. Preference will be given to candidates with work experience.


A candidate who has completed qualifying qualification from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

Master of Business Administration (Business Analytics)

Graduate from any recognised University/ Institution of National Importance and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes) at graduation and minimum two years full time work experience after completion of graduation.


A candidate who has completed qualifying qualification from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

SIIB

Master of Business Administration (Agri Business)

Candidate should be Graduate from any recognised University/ Candidate should be a graduate from any recognised University/ Institution of National Importance and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes) at graduation.


Candidates appearing for final year examinations can also apply, but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes).


A candidate who has completed qualifying qualification from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

Master of Business Administration (Energy and Environment)

Candidate should be Bachelor of Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science) from any recognised University/ Institution of National Importance and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes) at graduation.

Candidates appearing for final year examinations can also apply, but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade in the qualifying examination.

A candidate who has completed qualifying qualification from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

SIMS

Master of Business Administration

Candidate should be a graduate from any recognised University/ Institution of National Importance and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade at graduation.

Defence Category candidates should be son/ daughter/ spouse of Defence personnel.

Candidates appearing for final year examinations can also apply, but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade in the qualifying examination.

 

A candidate who has completed qualifying qualification from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

SIOM, Nashik

Master of Business Administration (Operations Management)

Candidate should be an Engineering Graduate (Bachelor of Engineering/ Technology) from any recognised University/ Institution of National Importance and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes) at graduation.


Candidates appearing for final year examinations can also apply, but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade in the qualifying examination.


A candidate who has completed qualifying qualification from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

SCIT

Master of Business Administration (Data Sciences & Data Analytics)

Candidate should be graduate with Mathematics at 10+2 level from any recognised University/ Institution of National Importance and with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes) at graduation.


Candidates appearing for final year examinations can also apply, but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade in the qualifying examination.


A candidate who has completed qualifying qualification from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

SIBM Bengaluru

MBA (Quantitative Finance)

Candidate should be graduate from any recognised University/ Institution of National Importance and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes) at graduation level. The students must have studied Mathematics/ Statistics during Standard XII.


Candidates appearing for final year examinations can also apply, but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade in the qualifying examination.


A candidate who has completed qualifying qualification from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

SIBM, Pune

MBA (Leadership and Strategy)

Graduate from any recognised University / Institution of National Importance and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes) at graduation level and Minimum four years full time work experience after graduation. 


A candidate who has completed qualifying qualification from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

Disclaimer

The candidate is advised to check the eligibility criteria for the desired programme(s). SIU / STS / Institute will not be responsible, if the candidate applies for programme(s) for which s/he is not eligible.

Reservation Policy of SIU


Reservation Policy
Following will be the reservation policy for admission to any programme (offered by any Institute) of SIU (except Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, which has a separate policy#)

[A] WITHIN SANCTIONED INTAKE

  1. Scheduled Castes Candidates: (15% of seats within the sanctioned intake) 

    The University has provided for reservation to the extent of 15 % for all its academic programmes to Scheduled Castes Candidates, as defined under Article 341 of the Constitution.

  2. Scheduled Tribes Candidates: (7.5% of seats within the sanctioned intake)

    The University has provided for reservation to the extent of 7.5 % for all its academic programmes to Scheduled Tribes Candidates, as defined under Article 342 of the Constitution.

  3. Differently Abled Candidates: (3% of seats within the sanctioned intake)

    In compliance to the Government directives on Disability Guidelines issued by the Office of the Chief Commissioner for persons with disabilities vide Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, New Delhi notification no. 16-18/97 on 1st June 2001, The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 dated 27th December 2016 and University Grants Commission Notification No. F.6-1/2006 (CPP-II/SCT) dated 30/09/2009, the University has made provision of reserving 3% seats for Differently Abled Category (DAC) candidates in all its Constituents.

  4. The types of disabilities covered are:-

    1. Vision Impairment
    2. Hearing Impairment
    3. Locomotors Disabilities
    4. Mental Retardation
    5. Multiple Disabilities
    6. Dyslexia
  5. Children/ Wards of Defence personnel / Defence Special Category: 

    Children / Wards of Defence personnel means children/ wards of those Defence Personnel who are serving / retired Defence personnel from Army, Navy, Air Force. Retired Defence personnel are those who fall in the category of ex-servicemen as laid down in Ministry of Defence letter no. 36035/5/85- Est (SCT) dated 14 April 1987. It also includes children of Defence personnel, who died while in service or after retirement

    The University in terms of the provisions of Memorandum of Association (MoA) between Symbiosis and Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India dated 10th July, 2000 provides for reservations up to the extent of 90% for Master of Business Administration programme of Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS), comprising of 80 % for Children/ Wards of Defence personnel and 10 % for Special Defence Category. The University also provides 5 % reservation within the sanctioned intake for Children/ Wards of Defence Personnel in Constituents as listed below:- 

    1. Master of Business Administration (International Business) programme conducted by Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB), Pune
    2. Master of Business Administration (Digital and Telecom Management) programme conducted by Symbiosis Institute of Digital & Telecom Management (SIDTM), Pune
    3. Master of Business Administration (Information Technology Business Management) programme conducted by Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT), Pune 
    4. Master of Business Administration (Information Technology) programme conducted by Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR), Pune 

    Note : A candidate who is interested to apply under the category “Children/ Wards of Defence Personnel” for any of the abovementioned programmes, should select the category “Children/ Wards of Defence Personnel” for each programme separately. 

  6. Domiciled: (25% of seats within the sanctioned intake- Only in case of Constituents at Off-Campus centre, Nagpur )

    In accordance with Clause A of Schedule C of the Lease Deed signed between Nagpur Municipal Corporation, Nagpur and Symbiosis, Pune on 4th September, 2017, the University has reserved 25% seats against the approved intake in each programme offered at the Off campus Centre of the University at Nagpur for Nagpur Domiciled candidates.

    The definition for Nagpur Domicile is:

    The meaning of ‘Nagpur Domiciled’ candidate, for admission to the above-mentioned Institute only, is a person, who is domiciled in Nagpur for a period of five years as on the date of commencement of the academic year, and who has graduated from or is appearing for the qualifying examination of Nagpur University before admission to the programme. For more information visit Institute website (www.sibmnagpur.edu.in).

* The definition for Defence Personnel is:

The term Defence Personnel would mean only those serving / retired Defence personnel from Army, Navy, Air Force. Retired defence personnel are those who fall in the category of ex-servicemen as laid down in Ministry of Defence letter no 36035/5/85- Estt (SCT) dated 14 April 1987. It includes defence personnel who died while in service or after retirement.

Note – A candidate who is interested to apply under the category "Children / Wards of Defence Personnel" for any of the above mentioned programme(s), should select the category "Children / Wards of Defence Personnel" for each programme separately.

[B] SUPERNUMERARY QUOTA (Over and above the sanctioned intake)

In addition to the above reservations, the University also admits candidates under Supernumerary Quota, as follows: -

  1. Kashmiri Migrants and Kashmiri Pandits/ Kashmiri Hindu Families (Non-Migrants) living in Kashmir valley: 02 (two) seats per programme.
  2. International candidates: 20% of the approved sanctioned intake [International candidates includes viz. Foreign National (FN), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO), Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) & Non Resident Indian (NRI)].

The percentage of reservations and the existence of the categories in the reservations are subjected to vary from time to time. 

A candidate applying under any of the reserved category (Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribes / Differently Abled / Kashmiri Migrants & Kashmiri Pandits / Kashmiri Hindu Families (Non- Migrants) living in Kashmiri Valley) are mandatorily required to submit relevant document issued by competent authority. Any participation at any stage of admission process by such candidate is purely provisional and will always be subject to verification and authentication of such relevant document. 

In case a candidate falls under more than one of the above categories (eg. Scheduled Caste as well as Differently Abled or any other combination), he would need to select any one Category (i.e. either Scheduled Caste OR Differently Abled in the case of example mentioned above) at the time of filling up the SNAP registration form. The category selected by the candidate at the time of filling the registration form will be considered to be her/his category for the entire admission process and her/his benefits and entitlements shall be according to such selected category. S/he will not be able to claim benefit under the other category/ies at any stage of admission on any account whatsoever.

A candidate belonging to any reserved category should note the eligibility requirements carefully before applying. While it is the endeavour of SIU that a candidate belonging to SC/ST/DA category joins a programme as per the SIU norms, s/he has to meet the minimum eligibility criteria. A certain minimum level of performance in SNAP test is required to be considered for the subsequent admission process.

Please also note that if any information provided by the candidate in respect of her/his category is found to be incorrect, the University shall have right to cancel the candidature of the candidate at any stage of the admission process.

* Differently Abled Category (DAC) at SIU

In compliance to Government directives on disability guidelines issued by the office of the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities vide Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, New Delhi notification no. 16-18/97 dated 01st June 2001 and University Grants Commission Notification No. F.6-1/2006 (CPP-II/SCT) dated 30/09/2009, SIU has made provision of reserving 3% seats for Differently Abled Category (DAC) candidates in all the programmes offered by all the Institutes of SIU.

The types of disabilities covered are:-

  1. Vision Impairment
  2. Hearing Impairment
  3. Locomotors Disabilities
  4. Mental Retardation
  5. Multiple Disabilities
  6. Dyslexia

A candidate claiming admission under DAC will be provisionally admitted under the said category. Thereafter, the candidate will be required to obtain an ‘Authentication Certificate’ from Symbiosis Centre of Health Care (SCHC) within one month of commencement of the programme. SCHC will check validity of documents produced by the candidate and verify the continued existence and extent of the disability.

# For Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS): As per MoU with Ministry of Defence clause no. 13 sub clause (d) The term Defence Personnel would mean only those serving / retired Defence Personnel from the Army, Navy and Air Force who fall in the category of ex-serviceman as laid down vide Ministry of Defence Letter no. 36034/5/85 -Estt (SCT) dated 14th April, 1987. 

Reservation of Seats within the intake is:

  • Defence Category - General: 80% seats for dependents (Children / Ward / Spouse) of Defence personnel. (as per merit)
  • Defence category - Special: 10% seats for dependents (Children / Ward / Spouse) of Defence personnel a) killed in action (war, counter insurgency or war like operation), or b) disabled in action (war, counter insurgency or war like operation), with more than 50% disability, or c) who have died while in service, death being attributable to military service. (as per merit)
  • Open / Industry Category: 10% seats are in open category to civilian candidates under open or sponsored / recommended by the Industry (as per merit).

Reservation of Seats over and above intake: 

  • Officers of Armed Forces on Study Leave as authorised by respective Services HQs are granted automatic admission subject to meeting eligibility criteria.

Name of the Institute

Name of the Programme

Eligibility Criteria

SIBM, Pune

SCMHRD

SIBM, Bengaluru

SIBM, Hyderabad

SIBM, Nagpur

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Candidate should be a graduate from any recognised University/ Institution of National Importance and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes) at graduation.


Candidates appearing for final year examinations can also apply, but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes).


A candidate who has completed qualifying qualification from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

SIBM – Pune

Master of Business Administration (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)

SICSR

Master of Business Administration (Information Technology)

SICSR

Master of Business Administration (Digital Transformation)

SIIB

Master of Business Administration (International Business)

SIDTM

Master of Business Administration (Digital & Telecom Management)

SIMC

Master of Business Administration (Communication Management)

SCIT

Master of Business Administration (Information Technology Business Management)



SIHS

Master of Business Administration (Hospital and Healthcare Management)

SSBF

Master of Business Administration (Banking and Finance)

SSSS

Master of Business Administration (Sports Management)

SIBM Bengaluru

MBA (Business Analytics)

SSMC Bengaluru

MBA (Communication Management)

SCMHRD

Master of Business Administration (Infrastructure Development and Management)


Graduation in any Engineering stream (B.E. or B.Tech.); Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) or Bachelor of Planning (B.Plan.) from any recognized University/ Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade [45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes (SC)/ Scheduled Tribes (ST) candidates]. Preference will be given to candidates with work experience.

A candidate who has completed qualifying qualification from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

Master of Business Administration (Business Analytics)

Graduate from any recognised University/ Institution of National Importance and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes) at graduation and minimum two years full time work experience after completion of graduation.


A candidate who has completed qualifying qualification from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

SIIB

Master of Business Administration (Agri Business)

Candidate should be Graduate from any recognised University/ Candidate should be a graduate from any recognised University/ Institution of National Importance and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes) at graduation.


Candidates appearing for final year examinations can also apply, but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes).


A candidate who has completed qualifying qualification from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

Master of Business Administration (Energy and Environment)

Candidate should be Bachelor of Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science) from any recognised University/ Institution of National Importance and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes) at graduation.

Candidates appearing for final year examinations can also apply, but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade in the qualifying examination.

A candidate who has completed qualifying qualification from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

SIMS

Master of Business Administration

Candidate should be a graduate from any recognised University/ Institution of National Importance and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade at graduation.

Defence Category candidates should be son/ daughter/ spouse of Defence personnel.

Candidates appearing for final year examinations can also apply, but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade in the qualifying examination.

 

A candidate who has completed qualifying qualification from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

SIOM, Nashik

Master of Business Administration (Operations Management)

Candidate should be an Engineering Graduate (Bachelor of Engineering/ Technology) from any recognised University/ Institution of National Importance and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes) at graduation.


Candidates appearing for final year examinations can also apply, but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade in the qualifying examination.


A candidate who has completed qualifying qualification from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

SCIT

Master of Business Administration (Data Sciences & Data Analytics)

Candidate should be graduate with Mathematics at 10+2 level from any recognised University/ Institution of National Importance and with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes) at graduation.


Candidates appearing for final year examinations can also apply, but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade in the qualifying examination.


A candidate who has completed qualifying qualification from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

SIBM Bengaluru

MBA (Quantitative Finance)

Candidate should be graduate from any recognised University/ Institution of National Importance and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes) at graduation level. The students must have studied Mathematics/ Statistics during Standard XII.


Candidates appearing for final year examinations can also apply, but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade in the qualifying examination.


A candidate who has completed qualifying qualification from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

SIBM, Pune

MBA (Leadership and Strategy)

Graduate from any recognised University / Institution of National Importance and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes) at graduation level and Minimum four years full time work experience after graduation. 


A candidate who has completed qualifying qualification from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

Disclaimer

The candidate is advised to check the eligibility criteria for the desired programme(s). SIU / STS / Institute will not be responsible, if the candidate applies for programme(s) for which s/he is not eligible.

Reservation Policy of SIU


Reservation Policy
Following will be the reservation policy for admission to any programme (offered by any Institute) of SIU (except Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, which has a separate policy#)

[A] WITHIN SANCTIONED INTAKE

  1. Scheduled Castes Candidates: (15% of seats within the sanctioned intake) 

    The University has provided for reservation to the extent of 15 % for all its academic programmes to Scheduled Castes Candidates, as defined under Article 341 of the Constitution.

  2. Scheduled Tribes Candidates: (7.5% of seats within the sanctioned intake)

    The University has provided for reservation to the extent of 7.5 % for all its academic programmes to Scheduled Tribes Candidates, as defined under Article 342 of the Constitution.

  3. Differently Abled Candidates: (3% of seats within the sanctioned intake)

    In compliance to the Government directives on Disability Guidelines issued by the Office of the Chief Commissioner for persons with disabilities vide Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, New Delhi notification no. 16-18/97 on 1st June 2001, The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 dated 27th December 2016 and University Grants Commission Notification No. F.6-1/2006 (CPP-II/SCT) dated 30/09/2009, the University has made provision of reserving 3% seats for Differently Abled Category (DAC) candidates in all its Constituents.

  4. The types of disabilities covered are:-

    1. Vision Impairment
    2. Hearing Impairment
    3. Locomotors Disabilities
    4. Mental Retardation
    5. Multiple Disabilities
    6. Dyslexia
  5. Children/ Wards of Defence personnel / Defence Special Category: 

    Children / Wards of Defence personnel means children/ wards of those Defence Personnel who are serving / retired Defence personnel from Army, Navy, Air Force. Retired Defence personnel are those who fall in the category of ex-servicemen as laid down in Ministry of Defence letter no. 36035/5/85- Est (SCT) dated 14 April 1987. It also includes children of Defence personnel, who died while in service or after retirement

    The University in terms of the provisions of Memorandum of Association (MoA) between Symbiosis and Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India dated 10th July, 2000 provides for reservations up to the extent of 90% for Master of Business Administration programme of Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS), comprising of 80 % for Children/ Wards of Defence personnel and 10 % for Special Defence Category. The University also provides 5 % reservation within the sanctioned intake for Children/ Wards of Defence Personnel in Constituents as listed below:- 

    1. Master of Business Administration (International Business) programme conducted by Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB), Pune
    2. Master of Business Administration (Digital and Telecom Management) programme conducted by Symbiosis Institute of Digital & Telecom Management (SIDTM), Pune
    3. Master of Business Administration (Information Technology Business Management) programme conducted by Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT), Pune 
    4. Master of Business Administration (Information Technology) programme conducted by Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR), Pune 

    Note : A candidate who is interested to apply under the category “Children/ Wards of Defence Personnel” for any of the abovementioned programmes, should select the category “Children/ Wards of Defence Personnel” for each programme separately. 

  6. Domiciled: (25% of seats within the sanctioned intake- Only in case of Constituents at Off-Campus centre, Nagpur )

    In accordance with Clause A of Schedule C of the Lease Deed signed between Nagpur Municipal Corporation, Nagpur and Symbiosis, Pune on 4th September, 2017, the University has reserved 25% seats against the approved intake in each programme offered at the Off campus Centre of the University at Nagpur for Nagpur Domiciled candidates.

    The definition for Nagpur Domicile is:

    The meaning of ‘Nagpur Domiciled’ candidate, for admission to the above-mentioned Institute only, is a person, who is domiciled in Nagpur for a period of five years as on the date of commencement of the academic year, and who has graduated from or is appearing for the qualifying examination of Nagpur University before admission to the programme. For more information visit Institute website (www.sibmnagpur.edu.in).

* The definition for Defence Personnel is:

The term Defence Personnel would mean only those serving / retired Defence personnel from Army, Navy, Air Force. Retired defence personnel are those who fall in the category of ex-servicemen as laid down in Ministry of Defence letter no 36035/5/85- Estt (SCT) dated 14 April 1987. It includes defence personnel who died while in service or after retirement.

Note – A candidate who is interested to apply under the category "Children / Wards of Defence Personnel" for any of the above mentioned programme(s), should select the category "Children / Wards of Defence Personnel" for each programme separately.

[B] SUPERNUMERARY QUOTA (Over and above the sanctioned intake)

In addition to the above reservations, the University also admits candidates under Supernumerary Quota, as follows: -

  1. Kashmiri Migrants and Kashmiri Pandits/ Kashmiri Hindu Families (Non-Migrants) living in Kashmir valley: 02 (two) seats per programme.
  2. International candidates: 20% of the approved sanctioned intake [International candidates includes viz. Foreign National (FN), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO), Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) & Non Resident Indian (NRI)].

The percentage of reservations and the existence of the categories in the reservations are subjected to vary from time to time. 

A candidate applying under any of the reserved category (Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribes / Differently Abled / Kashmiri Migrants & Kashmiri Pandits / Kashmiri Hindu Families (Non- Migrants) living in Kashmiri Valley) are mandatorily required to submit relevant document issued by competent authority. Any participation at any stage of admission process by such candidate is purely provisional and will always be subject to verification and authentication of such relevant document. 

In case a candidate falls under more than one of the above categories (eg. Scheduled Caste as well as Differently Abled or any other combination), he would need to select any one Category (i.e. either Scheduled Caste OR Differently Abled in the case of example mentioned above) at the time of filling up the SNAP registration form. The category selected by the candidate at the time of filling the registration form will be considered to be her/his category for the entire admission process and her/his benefits and entitlements shall be according to such selected category. S/he will not be able to claim benefit under the other category/ies at any stage of admission on any account whatsoever.

A candidate belonging to any reserved category should note the eligibility requirements carefully before applying. While it is the endeavour of SIU that a candidate belonging to SC/ST/DA category joins a programme as per the SIU norms, s/he has to meet the minimum eligibility criteria. A certain minimum level of performance in SNAP test is required to be considered for the subsequent admission process.

Please also note that if any information provided by the candidate in respect of her/his category is found to be incorrect, the University shall have right to cancel the candidature of the candidate at any stage of the admission process.

* Differently Abled Category (DAC) at SIU

In compliance to Government directives on disability guidelines issued by the office of the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities vide Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, New Delhi notification no. 16-18/97 dated 01st June 2001 and University Grants Commission Notification No. F.6-1/2006 (CPP-II/SCT) dated 30/09/2009, SIU has made provision of reserving 3% seats for Differently Abled Category (DAC) candidates in all the programmes offered by all the Institutes of SIU.

The types of disabilities covered are:-

  1. Vision Impairment
  2. Hearing Impairment
  3. Locomotors Disabilities
  4. Mental Retardation
  5. Multiple Disabilities
  6. Dyslexia

A candidate claiming admission under DAC will be provisionally admitted under the said category. Thereafter, the candidate will be required to obtain an ‘Authentication Certificate’ from Symbiosis Centre of Health Care (SCHC) within one month of commencement of the programme. SCHC will check validity of documents produced by the candidate and verify the continued existence and extent of the disability.

# For Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS): As per MoU with Ministry of Defence clause no. 13 sub clause (d) The term Defence Personnel would mean only those serving / retired Defence Personnel from the Army, Navy and Air Force who fall in the category of ex-serviceman as laid down vide Ministry of Defence Letter no. 36034/5/85 -Estt (SCT) dated 14th April, 1987. 

Reservation of Seats within the intake is:

  • Defence Category - General: 80% seats for dependents (Children / Ward / Spouse) of Defence personnel. (as per merit)
  • Defence category - Special: 10% seats for dependents (Children / Ward / Spouse) of Defence personnel a) killed in action (war, counter insurgency or war like operation), or b) disabled in action (war, counter insurgency or war like operation), with more than 50% disability, or c) who have died while in service, death being attributable to military service. (as per merit)
  • Open / Industry Category: 10% seats are in open category to civilian candidates under open or sponsored / recommended by the Industry (as per merit).

Reservation of Seats over and above intake: 

  • Officers of Armed Forces on Study Leave as authorised by respective Services HQs are granted automatic admission subject to meeting eligibility criteria.