SNAP 2019 ELIGIBILITY


The candidate should be a graduate from any recognised / statutory University or Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes).

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% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes). Note : Admission of such candidate will be provisional and will be cancelled in the event of non-fulfillment of the above stated criteria.

Programmes which require specific discipline / subject specialisation need to be checked for eligibility as given by the respective Institute.

A candidate who has completed qualifying degree from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). All foreign degrees / qualifications need to be verified from AIU by the candidate before seeking admission to any programme of SIU.

Important : It is the responsibility of the candidate to ascertain whether s/he possesses the requisite qualifications for admission. Having been admitted provisionally does not mean acceptance of eligibility. Final eligibility for admission will be decided by Symbiosis International (Deemed University).

Institutes / Programmes with Eligiblity Criteria :

Institute Programme 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 Graduate from any recognised University/ Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes.


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 Caste/ 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)

Master of Science (Computer Applications)

Master of Science (System Security)

SIIB

Master of Business Administration (International Business)

SIDTM

Master of Business Administration (Digital and 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)

Master Of Public Health (MPH)

SSMC - Bengaluru

Master of Business Administration (Communication Management)

SSBF

Master of Business Administration (Banking and Finance)

SSSS

Master of Business Administration (Sports Management)

SIBM Bengaluru

MBA (Family Managed Business & Entrepreneurship)

MBA (Business Analytics)

SCMHRD

Master of Business Administration (Infrastructure Development and Management)

Graduate in any Engineering Stream (B.E. or B.Tech), or 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.

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 Caste/ 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 (Business Analytics)

Candidate should be Graduate from any recognised University/ Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% for Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribes (ST) or equivalent grade) 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/ Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% for Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribes (ST).

Note: (for all Categories) Students who are in the final year of their bachelor’s degree education may also apply, but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks (45% for Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribes (ST) at qualifying examination. Admission of such candidate will be provisional and will be cancelled in the event of non-fulfilment of the above stated criteria.

Important: It is the responsibility of the Candidates to ascertain whether they possess the requisite qualifications for admission. Having been admitted provisionally does not mean acceptance of eligibility. Final eligibility for admission will be decided by Symbiosis International University.

Master of Business Administration (Energy and Environment)

Bachelor of Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science) from any recognised University/ Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% for SC/ ST or equivalent grade).

Note: (For all Categories) Students who are in the final year of their bachelor’s degree education may also apply, but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks (45% for Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribes (ST) at qualifying examination. Admission of such candidate will be provisional and will be cancelled in the event of non-fulfilment of the above stated criteria.

Important: It is the responsibility of the Candidates to ascertain whether they possess the requisite qualifications for admission. Having been admitted provisionally does not mean acceptance of eligibility. Final eligibility for admission will be decided by Symbiosis International University.

SIMS

Master of Business Administration

Candidate should be a graduate from any recognised University / Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade at graduation level. 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 in the qualifying examination.

Important: It is the responsibility of the Candidates to ascertain whether they possess the requisite qualifications for admission. Having been admitted provisionally does not mean acceptance of eligibility. Final eligibility for admission will be decided by Symbiosis International (Deemed University). Reservation: (As per MoU with Ministry of Defence/ As per the University norms) Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes/ Differently Abled/ Kashmiri Migrants reservation will not be applicable to the candidates seeking admission to MBA programme of SIMS.

Category Percentage Reservation of Seats
Defence Category- General 80% seats for dependents (Children/Ward) of Defence personnel (as per merit).
Open Category 10% of seats are in open category to civilian candidates sponsored/recommended by the Industry (as per merit).
Defence category- Special 10% seats for dependents of Defence personnel killed in action (war, Counter Insurgency or war like operation), disabled in action (war, Counter Insurgency or war like operation), with more than 50% disability, next of kin of service personnel who have died while in service, death being attributable to military service.(as per merit)

SIOM, Nashik

Master of Business Administration (Operations Management)

Candidate should be an Engineering Graduate (Bachelor of Engineering/ Technology) from any recognized University/ Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes


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 Caste/ 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 Bengaluru

MBA (Quantitative Finance)

Graduate from any recognized University/Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes).

The students must have studied Mathematics/Statistics during

Class XII.

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 recognized University/ Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste /Scheduled Tribes) at graduation level and a minimum full time work experience of 4 years (48 months) after graduation as of 31st May, 2020

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

Reservation Policy of SIU


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

a. Within Sanctioned Intake

  • Scheduled Caste (SC) : 15%
  • Scheduled Tribes (ST) : 7.5%
  • Differently Abled : 3%
  • Nagpur Domiciled : 25% (applicable only for SIBM, Nagpur)
  • Children/wards of Defence Personnel : 5% (applicable only for following Programmes of the Institute)

Note -
Kindly note that caste certificates issued only for respective state govt. benefits will not be accepted. Caste certificates, if issued in vernacular, will need to be supported by a certified English translation, issued by a competent authority.

Programme Name

Name of the Institute (s)

MBA (International Business)

Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB,Pune)

MBA (Digital and Telecom Management)

Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SIDTM, Pune)

MBA (Information Technology Business Management)

Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT, Pune)

MBA (Information Technology)

Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR, Pune)

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. Over &Above Intake

  • Kashmiri Migrants : 2 seats per programme
  • International Candidates : 15%

A candidate applying under any of the reserved category (Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribes / Differently Abled / Kashmiri Migrants) 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 always subject 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 his category for the entire admission process and his benefits and entitlements shall be according to such selected category. He will not be able to claim benefit under the other category/s at any stage of admission on any account whatsoever.

Candidates belonging to the reserved categories should note the eligibility requirements carefully before applying. While it is the endeavour of SIU that candidates belonging to SC/ST/DA categories join the programme(s) as per the SIU norms, they have 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 his category is found to be incorrect, the University shall have right to cancel the candidature of such candidate at any stage of the admission process.

* Differently Abled Category (DAC) at SIU

In compliance to Govt. 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 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) students in all the Institutes of SIU.

The types of disabilities covered are:-

a) Vision Impairment

b) Hearing Impairment

c) Locomotors Disabilities

d) Mental Retardation

e) Multiple Disabilities

f) Dyslexia

All candidates 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 candidates 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.

SNAP 2019 ELIGIBILITY


The candidate should be a graduate from any recognised / statutory University or Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes).

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% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes). Note : Admission of such candidate will be provisional and will be cancelled in the event of non-fulfillment of the above stated criteria.

Programmes which require specific discipline / subject specialisation need to be checked for eligibility as given by the respective Institute.

A candidate who has completed qualifying degree from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). All foreign degrees / qualifications need to be verified from AIU by the candidate before seeking admission to any programme of SIU.

Important : It is the responsibility of the candidate to ascertain whether s/he possesses the requisite qualifications for admission. Having been admitted provisionally does not mean acceptance of eligibility. Final eligibility for admission will be decided by Symbiosis International (Deemed University).

Institutes / Programmes with Eligiblity Criteria :

Institute Programme Eligibility Criteria

SIBM, Pune

SCMHRD

SIBM, Bengaluru

SIBM, Hyderabad

SIBM, Nagpur

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Candidate should be Graduate from any recognised University/ Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes.


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 Caste/ 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)

Master of Science (Computer Applications)

Master of Science (System Security)

SIIB

Master of Business Administration (International Business)

SIDTM

Master of Business Administration (Digital and 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)

Master Of Public Health (MPH)

SSMC - Bengaluru

Master of Business Administration (Communication Management)

SSBF

Master of Business Administration (Banking and Finance)

SSSS

Master of Business Administration (Sports Management)

SIBM Bengaluru

MBA (Family Managed Business & Entrepreneurship)

MBA (Business Analytics)

SCMHRD

Master of Business Administration (Infrastructure Development and Management)

Graduate in any Engineering Stream (B.E. or B.Tech), or 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.

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 Caste/ 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 (Business Analytics)

Candidate should be Graduate from any recognised University/ Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% for Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribes (ST) or equivalent grade) 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/ Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% for Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribes (ST).

Note: (for all Categories) Students who are in the final year of their bachelor’s degree education may also apply, but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks (45% for Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribes (ST) at qualifying examination. Admission of such candidate will be provisional and will be cancelled in the event of non-fulfilment of the above stated criteria.

Important: It is the responsibility of the Candidates to ascertain whether they possess the requisite qualifications for admission. Having been admitted provisionally does not mean acceptance of eligibility. Final eligibility for admission will be decided by Symbiosis International University.

Master of Business Administration (Energy and Environment)

Bachelor of Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science) from any recognised University/ Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% for SC/ ST or equivalent grade).

Note: (For all Categories) Students who are in the final year of their bachelor’s degree education may also apply, but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks (45% for Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribes (ST) at qualifying examination. Admission of such candidate will be provisional and will be cancelled in the event of non-fulfilment of the above stated criteria.

Important: It is the responsibility of the Candidates to ascertain whether they possess the requisite qualifications for admission. Having been admitted provisionally does not mean acceptance of eligibility. Final eligibility for admission will be decided by Symbiosis International University.

SIMS

Master of Business Administration

Candidate should be a graduate from any recognised University / Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade at graduation level. 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 in the qualifying examination.

Important: It is the responsibility of the Candidates to ascertain whether they possess the requisite qualifications for admission. Having been admitted provisionally does not mean acceptance of eligibility. Final eligibility for admission will be decided by Symbiosis International (Deemed University). Reservation: (As per MoU with Ministry of Defence/ As per the University norms) Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes/ Differently Abled/ Kashmiri Migrants reservation will not be applicable to the candidates seeking admission to MBA programme of SIMS.

Category Percentage Reservation of Seats
Defence Category- General 80% seats for dependents (Children/Ward) of Defence personnel (as per merit).
Open Category 10% of seats are in open category to civilian candidates sponsored/recommended by the Industry (as per merit).
Defence category- Special 10% seats for dependents of Defence personnel killed in action (war, Counter Insurgency or war like operation), disabled in action (war, Counter Insurgency or war like operation), with more than 50% disability, next of kin of service personnel who have died while in service, death being attributable to military service.(as per merit)

SIOM, Nashik

Master of Business Administration (Operations Management)

Candidate should be an Engineering Graduate (Bachelor of Engineering/ Technology) from any recognized University/ Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes


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 Caste/ 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 Bengaluru

MBA (Quantitative Finance)

Graduate from any recognized University/Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes).

The students must have studied Mathematics/Statistics during

Class XII.

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 recognized University/ Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste /Scheduled Tribes) at graduation level and a minimum full time work experience of 4 years (48 months) after graduation as of 31st May, 2020

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

Reservation Policy of SIU


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

a. Within Sanctioned Intake

  • Scheduled Caste (SC) : 15%
  • Scheduled Tribes (ST) : 7.5%
  • Differently Abled : 3%
  • Nagpur Domiciled : 25% (applicable only for SIBM, Nagpur)
  • Children/wards of Defence Personnel : 5% (applicable only for following Programmes of the Institute)

Note -
Kindly note that caste certificates issued only for respective state govt. benefits will not be accepted. Caste certificates, if issued in vernacular, will need to be supported by a certified English translation, issued by a competent authority.

Programme Name

Name of the Institute (s)

MBA (International Business)

Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB,Pune)

MBA (Digital and Telecom Management)

Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SIDTM, Pune)

MBA (Information Technology Business Management)

Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT, Pune)

MBA (Information Technology)

Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR, Pune)

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. Over &Above Intake

  • Kashmiri Migrants : 2 seats per programme
  • International Candidates : 15%

A candidate applying under any of the reserved category (Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribes / Differently Abled / Kashmiri Migrants) 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 always subject 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 his category for the entire admission process and his benefits and entitlements shall be according to such selected category. He will not be able to claim benefit under the other category/s at any stage of admission on any account whatsoever.

Candidates belonging to the reserved categories should note the eligibility requirements carefully before applying. While it is the endeavour of SIU that candidates belonging to SC/ST/DA categories join the programme(s) as per the SIU norms, they have 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 his category is found to be incorrect, the University shall have right to cancel the candidature of such candidate at any stage of the admission process.

* Differently Abled Category (DAC) at SIU

In compliance to Govt. 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 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) students in all the Institutes of SIU.

The types of disabilities covered are:-

a) Vision Impairment

b) Hearing Impairment

c) Locomotors Disabilities

d) Mental Retardation

e) Multiple Disabilities

f) Dyslexia

All candidates 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 candidates 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.