Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance, Pune

SSBF was established in June 2010 to address the growing demand for trained workforce in the Banking and Financial Services (BFS) sector. For decades, Symbiosis has been proactive in understanding the needs of the market and providing trained manpower, thus contributing to the growth and development of the country. Given that a strong and resilient banking system is critical for fueling and sustaining growth, the importance of having industry-ready manpower cannot be over-emphasized. This programme - MBA (Banking & Finance) has been designed to provide the necessary education and skill-sets to equip students to innovate, manage, lead and take on the challenges of this increasingly complex and dynamic sector. We were awarded 7th DNA and Stars of the Industry Group Innovation Award for Education and Leadership'. The award is in recognition of leadership, development, innovation and industry interface of the business school.

SIU Vision and Mission

SIU Vision

  • Promoting international understanding through quality education

SIU Mission

  • To inculcate spirit of 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam' (The world is one family)
  • To contribute towards knowledge generation and dissemination
  • To promote ethical and value-based learning
  • To foster the spirit of national development
  • To inculcate cross cultural sensitization
  • To develop global competencies amongst students
  • To nurture creativity and encourage entrepreneurship
  • To enhance employability and contribute to human resource development
  • To promote health and wellness amongst students, staff and community
  • To instill sensitivity amongst the youth towards the community and environment
  • To produce thought provoking leaders for the society



SSBF is located at Symbiosis Knowledge Village near Pune. A sprawling, state of the art campus atop a green, picturesque hill, SSBF provides an environment that is conducive to learning and self-development. To enrich the campus experience, Symbiosis offers the finest infrastructure for its students. Ours is a fully Wi-Fi campus.


The institute has well equipped spacious classrooms that facilitate audio-visual aids and interactive classroom sessions.


A well-equipped Computer lab with LCD projector and internet connection is available for the students to facilitate the teaching learning process.


A well-stocked library that contains books, journals, magazines and on-line resources.


The University Sports Board plays a key role in facilitating a number of indoor and outdoor games at the Lavale campus. Campus sports-events is a primary catalyst that brings students of various institutes together building an atmosphere of camaraderie and well-being.


Every campus of Symbiosis International University has a healthcare centre with one medical doctor and medical staff. This provides primary medical aid and advice.

Programme Offered

The MBA programme in Banking and Finance is a full-time, two-year, residential programme.

Apart from the basic courses in the functional areas of management, the intensive curriculum, spread over the two years, covers courses specific to the banking and financial services industry such as Banking operations, Credit management, Legal aspects of banking, International finance, Risk management, Treasury & FOREX management, Business Analytics to name a few.

The emphasis is on blended learning methodology that combines classroom interaction, self-study modules enriched by research and experiential learning.

The department has tied up with Finitiatives Learning Pvt Ltd (FLIP) to provide industry relevant certificates related to banking and finance. Students are also encouraged to do other certifications to acquire special knowledge in their areas of interests.

Over 600 top educational institutions around the world use Bloomberg. SSBF has access to Bloomberg terminal which facilitates in bringing the real world of finance into the classroom by exposing students to the Bloomberg Professional service.



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).

Important Dates

Activity Date
SNAP and Programme registration begins August, 10th, 2017, Thursday
Last date to apply for SNAP November, 27th, 2017, Monday
Last date to pay for SNAP November, 27th, 2017, Monday
Last date of online registration for SSBF January, 2nd, 2018, Tuesday
Last date of payment of registration fees for SSBF January, 9th, 2018, Tuesday
SNAP test date December, 17th, 2017, Sunday
SNAP Result December, 28th, 2017, Thursday
Announcement of Shortlist for Group Exercise and Personal Interaction January, 19th, 2018, Friday
Group Exercise, Personal Interaction & WAT February, 3rd-4th, 2018 and
February, 10th -11th, 2018,
Saturdays & Sundays
Announcement of first merit list February, 27th, 2018,Tuesday
Last date for payment of fees for candidates in the first merit list March ,16th ,2018, Friday
Programme Commencement June ,4th ,2018, Monday


Please read and understand the instructions mentioned below before you proceed for registration. It is mandatory to appear for the SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test) for admission to Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance, Pune (SSBF)

How to apply

For seeking admission to the Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance, Pune (SSBF) students should complete the following procedure:

Step I:

The applicant must register and pay online for SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test) Examination, 2017. SNAP 2017 test fee is INR 1750/- (+ applicable Payment gateway charges, GST and any other taxes). This is not refundable. For more details please visit:

Step II:

While registering for SNAP, applicant has to also apply for SSBF in the same application form. A registration fee of Rs. 1000/- (+ applicable Payment gateway charges, GST and any other taxes) is to be paid to SSBF for each programme that the aspirant wishes to apply the registration fees is not refundable.

This is mandatory, without which the applicant will not be considered for short-listing for the GE (Group Exercise) PI-WAT (Personal Interview and Writing Ability Test) process for the respective programme(s).

Mode of payment

NOTE : SNAP Test fee and Institutes program fee are non-refundable

Pay a non-refundable fee of Rs.1750/- (+ applicable Payment gateway charges, GST and any other taxes).

You have the option of following payment modes:


You may pay your SNAP test fee from the list of banks to Symbiosis Test Secretariat account. You can also pay the Program-wise Payment for Selection Process through internet banking option


You may pay directly online using either Master or Visa card. Follow the instructions on the website. You can also pay the Program-wise Payment for Selection Process through credit card.


You may pay your SNAP test fee to Symbiosis Test Secretariat account. You can also pay the Program-wise Payment for Selection Process through Indian Bank Internet Banking option.


Get a Demand Draft (DD) of Rs. 2065/- (this include Rs.1750 as SNAP Test fee and Rs. 315/- as GST @18%) from any Nationalized Bank in favour of "Symbiosis Test Secretariat" payable at Pune.

Choose the mode of Payment as 'Demand Draft' in "Make Payment" Tab. Take a print of the payment advice form, verify the Institute Program Names and the amount, get a DD from any Nationalized Bank, sign and send the advise form along with the DD to the address mentioned below :


Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi, Dist.: Pune - 412115
Phone: +91-020-39116226 / 27

The Symbiosis Test Secretariat will authenticate the payment details and will send you an email confirming the payment. Only after the payment is authenticated, would you be able to view your Admit card.

Symbiosis Test Secretariat or SSBF will not be responsible for non-delivery or any delay on the part of courier/postal services.

Please note: No capitation is charged for admission to any programme at any institute of Symbiosis.

Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance
Gram: Lavale, Taluka: Mulshi, Pune 412115

Tel: (020) 39116284

Fax: (020) 39116022