Symbiosis Institute of Business Management [SIBM] Bengaluru

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Bengaluru was established in 2008 as a constituent of Symbiosis International University with the aim of imparting world-class education to students and transforming them into top notch leaders of the corporate world. At SIBM-B, eminent faculty from across the country, holistic learning-focussed pedagogy, passion-driven students and world-class facilities meet the epicenter of knowledge to create the future business leaders.

Over decades, the methods of imparting education may have changed drastically and also ways of seeking it, but the power that propels every student towards excellence and knowledge has remained the same - the voracious fire within that needs to learn more, do more and be more. The Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Bengaluru understands this in its students and leaves no stone unturned in providing quality education and helping this spark build into a roaring flame that will help its students become leaders of tomorrow.

The indelible spark of perfection is ingrained in every student of SIBM Bengaluru and this spirit is reflected in practically every step that an SIBM Bengaluru student takes in the challenging corporate world. Bengaluru is at the forefront of globalization, and SIBM Bengaluru is perfectly poised to cater to the confluence of the east and the west. Here, the onus rests with each individual to carve out her/his own identity. SIBM, Bengaluru instills a culture which encourages leadership potential. All students at SIBM, Bengaluru are polished to perfection when it comes to being trained as leaders and perfectionists in their field of work.

SIBM Bengaluru envisions a management education with a "quantitative difference" by focusing on data analytics across all specializations. Decision making and analytical skills are developed in the students through the use of a case-based method of teaching and simulations.

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


  • Fully residential state of the art campus
  • Strong academic rigour & erudite faculty with rich industry and research experience
  • The site licensing agreement with Harvard Business School Publishing provides access to Harvard Case collections and Simulations and other reading materials.
  • Strong emphasis on business analytics with hands on training on SPSS, R and Tableau
  • Continuous curriculum review process to incorporate dynamic industry requirements
  • Out-bound learning programme as a part of the orientation programme
  • Well-equipped print and online library resources
  • Online Learning & Teaching (OLT) software to facilitate the teaching learning process
  • Regular workshops, industry interactions, CEO meets & corporate events
  • Collaborative research projects with industry
  • Training programme through simulation to increase employability
  • Toast Master Club, Peer Mentoring & Buddy programme
  • Student driven committees and initiatives, student leadership awards
  • Strategically located at the Electronic City in the heart of Bengaluru's industrial hub
  • Access to Bloomberg Terminals to empower students with hands-on knowledge of markets and finance.


SIBM-Bengaluru boasts of state of the art academic and living infrastructure. The entire campus is Wi-Fi enabled.

  • Hostel: Hostel with modern amenities houses around 500 students on twin and triple sharing basis with all the necessary facilities
  • Library: Library resources include updated references for research and academic purposes and a large store of books along with electronic databases like JSTOR, EBSCO, Emerald, CMIE Prowess, Frost & Sullivan database
  • Computer Lab: State of the art computer labs which are equipped with high end software and online learning & teaching tools to facilitate the learning process.
  • Other amenities: The campus also has video conference rooms, audio-visual rooms, modern gymnasium, basketball court, TT table, cafeteria and an auditorium to facilitate the holistic development of the students

Programme Offered

2 year full time residential MBA programme (Specializations in Marketing / Finance / Human Resource / Operations Management)


For placement details visit



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/Day

Last Date to apply for SIBM Bengaluru

15th December, 2017 / Friday

Last Date to Make Payment for SIBM Bengaluru

15th December, 2017 / Friday

Declaration of Shortlisted Candidates for GE-PIWAT

9th January, 2018 / Tuesday

GE- PIWAT Process (tentative dates)

30th January to 3rd February 2018 (Tuesday to Saturday) &

5th February to 7th February 2018 (Monday to Wednesday)

Final Merit List Display

22nd February 2018 / Thursday

Last Date for Payment of Fees

12th March 2018 / Monday

Commencement of Course

5th June 2018 / Tuesday


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 Institute of Business Management [SIBM] Bengaluru.

How to apply

For seeking admission to the Symbiosis Institute of Business Management [SIBM] Bengaluru 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 SIBM-B in the same application form. A non-refundable registration fee of Rs.1000/- (+ applicable Payment gateway charges, GST and any other taxes) is to be paid to apply for SIBM-Bengaluru MBA programme. This is mandatory, without which the applicant will not be considered for short-listing for the GE (Group Exercise) PI-WAT (Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test) process for the respective programme.

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%) for SNAP Test Fee and demand draft of INR 1000 for SIBM Bengaluru Application fee - from any Nationalized Bank in favour of "Symbiosis Test Secretariat" payable at Pune. Choose the mode of Payment as 'DD Payment' in "Make Payment" Tab. Take a print of the payment advice form, fill in the DD Details, sign and send it along with the DD to :

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 SIBM-B 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 Institute of Business Management [SIBM] Bengaluru
# 95/1, 95/2, Electronic City Phase I,
Hosur Road, Bengaluru - 560 100

Tel: +91-080-67139573, 080-67139575, 080-67139535

Fax: +91-080- 67139537