Symbiosis School of Media and Communication Bengaluru (SSMC)

Symbiosis School of Media & Communication, Bengaluru, (SSMC-B) established in 2009 has carved a niche in the field of Media and Communication education through its 2-year full time MBA program in Communication Management. With an industry - oriented contemporary curriculum and specializations in Advertising, Public Relations and Media Management, learning at SSMC-B is participatory and holistic in nature. Our research-oriented faculty equip our media trainees with tools and techniques of strategic media communication including digital strategies to have a competitive advantage as professionals in today's dynamic media world. This programme is structured to keep students at the forefront of modern media and management practices through innovative pedagogy blending theoretical knowledge with practical application. Hands-on experience through practical workshops, real challenges, real-time industry projects working alongside industry professionals as mentors, our students develop skills ready to succeed in this increasingly competitive sector, making them highly employable. The academic program is engaging, delivered through a pedagogy that includes group discussions, case studies, seminars, workshops, industry projects and internships that enhance the industry-academia interface, social responsibility projects that sensitize future communication professionals to societal issues and needs. Equal emphasis is laid upon co-curricular activities channelized through specialization aligned clubs and sports. The modern infrastructure caters to the needs of students and the expansive, inviting ambience of SSMC-B has all the facilities of a top- notch institute of this stature. SSMC-B aims to serve the multi-faceted needs of the media and communication industry in particular, and the society in general, through education, training and research. It seeks to train students to be competent, responsible and innovative professionals in the media industry sector, through a program structure that offers students an academic rigour blended with industry inputs.

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



Separate hostel for boys and girls.


Double Occupancy with Students' Mess, Cafeteria, Residential Gym, Medical Facility and Medical Insurance, 24 hrs Hot Water Facility, Games.


Double Occupancy with Students' Mess, Cafeteria, Residential Gym, Medical Facility and Medical Insurance, 24 hrs Hot Water Facility, and Games.


  • Library Seating capacity (Reference) : 37
  • Reading Room Seating Capacity (E-Library) : 28
  • Total Numbers of Books : 4648 (Volumes)
  • Total Numbers of Titles : 4408
  • Total Numbers of National Journals :10
  • Total Numbers of International Journals :01
  • Total Numbers of E-Books :150400
  • Total Numbers of E-Journals : 44982
  • Total Numbers of E-Databases : 11
  • Total Numbers of Cd/Dvd's : 260
  • Total Numbers of International Magazines :09
  • Total Numbers of National Magazines : 24


State-of-the-art network which includes high range servers, two internet leased lines (12 Mbps, 24Mbps). E-mail Access, Firewall, Content Filtering and Antivirus gateway level scanning, advanced desktop systems.


The Mess houses separate Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian canteens, offering nutritious and sumptuous food.


As part of their co-curricular activities students participate in the following clubs

AdRiot - The Advertising & Media Management Club -The Students come together under one name and work on designing, branding, social media and creative work. Industry interactions organized, make students apply knowledge and get industry ready.

The Mediatics - The Public Relations & Media Management Club where the smart, young to be professionals embark on presentations, press releases and brand building activities, organizing seminars and other related activities.

Sync - The Events & Performing Arts Club is unique with abundant talent. From taking part in competitions, cultural fests, the club does a lot on campus by organizing events and showcasing their talent.

SAC - The Sports & Adventure Club brings out the competitive spirit. The students of this club are full of enthusiasm, organizing sports tournaments on campus and participating in inter-college sports competitions.

Programme Offered

Master of Business Administration in Communication Management.


For placement details visit:

Important Dates

Activity Date

SNAP and Programme Registration Begins

August 10, 2017, Thursday

Last date to apply for SNAP

November 24,2017,Friday

Last date to pay for SNAP

November 24,2017,Friday


December 17, 2017, Sunday

SNAP Result

December 28,2017 Thursday

Last date of Online registration For SSMC*

January 08, 2018, Monday

Last Date of payment of Registration fees For SSMC*

January 10, 2018, Wednesday

Announcement of Shortlist for Group Exercise and Personal Interaction.

January 15, 2018, Monday

Group Exercise, Personal Interaction & WAT as follows:*


At Pune Campus*

2,3,4,5, February 2018  

At Bengaluru Campus*

8,9,10,11,12 February 2018

Announcement of First Merit list*

March 01, 2018, Thursday

Last date for payment of fees for candidates in the first merit list*

March 17, 2018, Saturday

Programme Commencement

June 7, 2018, Thursday

*All the above said dates are Subject to revision


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 Media and Communication Bengaluru (SSMC)

How to apply

For seeking admission to the Symbiosis School of Media and Communication Bengaluru (SSMC) 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/-. This is not refundable. For more details please visit:

Step II:
While registering for SNAP, applicant has to also apply for SSMC in the same application form. A registration fee of Rs. 1000/- is to be paid to SSMC for each programme that the aspirant wishes to apply. 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/-. (plus applicable payment gateway charges at actual).

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 of INR 1750/- 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 SSMC 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 Media and Communication Bengaluru (SSMC)
95/1, 95/2, Electronic City Phase 1,
Hosur Road, Bengaluru 560100

Tel: (080) 67139587/9521

Fax: (080) 67139533