Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management - Nashik

Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM) started with the vision of "Empowering Operations Excellence." Business today is driven by technology. Understanding the breadth and depth of this area; the advent of SIOM aims towards World Class Management Programs with emphasis on Operations Management. There is a need for managers who have a deep understanding of not just the commercial aspects but also the technical / technological aspects which drive business. SIOM thus emphasizes on Operations Management with its uniquely devised syllabus focusing on World Class Managing Programs.

SIOM, exclusively for ENGINEERS, is the India's only Institute dedicated to Operations Management, constituted with a vision of Empowering and Leading Operations Excellence, with the understanding that industry hires talent with a vision for world class excellence, atop the current competitive markets.

SIOM is born out of the conviction that engineers, if forged and chiseled in an exclusive B-School environment can be outstanding ''Techno-Business'' leaders. The MBA - Operations Management program at SIOM arms each engineer with vital skills and knowledge necessary to design, manage, analyze, and improve the operations systems in any industry, anywhere.

The curriculum includes SAP-ERP training, Six Sigma Certification by KPMG, and facilitates CPIM, CSCP Certification. This industry orientation has attracted companies like Deloitte, PwC, Amazon, 3M, UTC, IBM, Bosch, P&G, Cummins, Tata motors, GE, and other leading corporates from 10 different sectors like Manufacturing, Consulting, BFSI, IT/ITes, FMCG, Retail, Logistics, Retail, Mining, Pharmaceuticals and Infrastructure to participate in the placement process.

SIOM has been awarded the title of ''Institute with Best Industry Related Curriculum in Operations Management'' by the Dewang Mehta B-School Awards (2009), Dainik Bhaskar B-School Awards (2010) & Star News B-School Awards (2011), ABP news National School awards (2012), ET Now Awards (2013). SIOM bagged 3 prestigious awards at the 2nd Asia's Best Emerging B School Awards held in Singapore, viz., B School with Best Industry interface. Recently it is also the recipient of ''Education Excellence award at the 2nd CPO forum for its best education in SCM.

The campus in scenic surroundings of Nashik bustles with seminars, industry visits, sports, social activities and cultural events

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


SIOM being a residential institute houses the boys and girls in hostels with triple occupancy. The hostel buildings are in close proximity to the Main building facilitating student's waste no time reaching classes and going to library later in the evening. Hygienically prepared vegetarian and non-vegetarian (as per weekly menu) food is served which includes Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. There is a student run Cafeteria for tea/coffee and snacks. There is a Xerox/stationary shop to buy essentials. The daily Laundry service opens in the evening. The campus has been developed with lot of green trees around with lovely flower beds and hedges. There is round the clock security manning the Gate and hostel premises including female guards for girl's hostel. Arrangements are made for 24 hours water and electricity and Wi-Fi services in the hostel. There are recreational facilities like TV and indoor games such as T.T., Caroms, Chess, and Billiards. There is also a Basketball court prepared to the highest standard and an indoor Badminton court is also available. The entire campus and the hostel are monitored by CCTV to maintain the safety of the campus and the students. The academic block consists of spacious and well-equipped Lecture Halls, Library, Gymnasium, Aerobics hall and other Indoor sports facilities. There are separate lounges accessed by students for Placements and Class room discussions. It also has 2 computer labs with higher level of computing facilities, out of that one is completely dedicated for the practice of students.

Library keeps the pace with global changes and caters its users with technology based environment. The new users are updated with all the resources during induction programme. Subsequently the hands on training programme are initiated for easy access of all the ICT based resources.

Being Wifi enabled campus the Web Opac (Online Public Access Catalogue) is accessible from anywhere in the campus, wherein students can log in, check the status of their account, and reserve the book, they can refer the online resources anytime from anywhere within the campus

The important books are made available as a personal copy on yearly returnable basis to save the paper and the environment. The paramount feature of the library is it hosts the treasure hunt for all the students and faculty wherein the clue is given leading to another which enables the user to know the library resources at their disposable. Other activities which students enthusiastically participate are Quizzines, Beer Game (supply Chain), Budget Foray, and Book exhibition, Saraswati Pooja, The person who makes the maximum use of the library resources is awarded with Best Library User. SIOM Library Follow the five principles of SR Rangnathan making it User Centered and accommodative library. SIOM is equipped with state of the art computing facilities to compliment classroom pedagogy. It has a server room equipped with Two IBM X3550 M4 Server, running on Windows 2012 R2 and two Computer Labs housing a total of 100 computers and workstations running Windows 7. All classrooms and offices are equipped with Internet connectivity with a 12 MBPS (1:1) Leased line. Every classroom and Assembly hall is fitted with LCD projection facilities and LAN. Lectures are typically augmented by multimedia. The Hi-Tech lab is specially suited to the requirements for SAP where the students are trained on the concepts of PP, MM, SD, FI, HR and SCM and other specialized software training like SPSS, Minitab, Lindo Lingo, Crystal ball , etc. Hostel rooms are equipped with LAN & WiFi.

Programme Offered

MBA (Operations Management) at SIOM is designed to meet the needs of diverse sectors of economy viz. manufacturing, service, IT and consulting. Students develop in-depth strategic understanding of operations systems, their components, contributions, and interactions with other functional areas and the computer tools necessary to address both strategic and tactical issues. The programme aims to equip each ENGINEER with vital skills and knowledge necessary to design, manage, analyse and improve the operations in an enterprise. The objective is to develop amongst the students, crystal clear, strategic understanding of operations systems, their vital components, contributions, interactions with other functional areas and the analytical tools necessary to address practical and strategic issues in operations management. SIOM MBA provides various career prospects in different sectors.

With Operations in its core delivery, SIOM is determined to lead and design the curriculum closely with industry needs. This is evident from the various accolades received by it at the leading B-school award functions. Supported by the industry practitioners, SIOM always fine tunes the delivery according to the dynamism of the market. It also covers areas of operations in the various streams in Marketing, HR, Finance and Information Technology in the form of minor specialisations. The curriculum motivates students to understand the business environment holistically and impart business problem solving skills with respect to the core values and changing times of the market. The curriculum also invites associations with various leading institutions like KPMG, Dale Carnegie and APICS etc. to raise the industry readiness of the students. Live projects, case study analysis, personality development programmes and various other academic initiatives are helping the students to face the challenging industry situations. Students, by virtue of their curriculum will be able to appear for international certification programmes such as CPIM, CSCP, and PMP etc. Student initiatives such as Society in Free Enterprises (SIFE), Spandan Activity (Social Projects) and the Entrepreneurship cell are highly active in the campus.


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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).

Important Dates

Activity Date
Last date of Online registration For Institute January 04, 2018 Thursday
Last Date of payment of Registration fees For Institute January 04, 2018 Thursday
Announcement of Shortlist for Group Exercise and Personal Interaction January 12, 2018 Friday
Group Exercise, Personal Interaction & WAT February 02, 03, 04, 09, 10,11 2018 Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Announcement of First Merit listt March 01, 2017 Thursday
Last date for payment of fees for candidates in the first merit list March 20, 2018 Tuesday
Programme Commencement June 04, 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 Institute of Operations Management [SIOM]

How to apply

For seeking admission to the Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management [SIOM] - Nashik 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

Step II:

While registering for SNAP, applicant has to also apply for SIOM 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 SIOM 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/- (+ 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 SIOM 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 Operations Management [SIOM] - Nashik
Plot No A-23, Shravan sector,
New CIDCO, Nashik - 422008, Maharashtra, India

Tel: (Board line) (0253) 2379960/2376107/8

Admission line: (0253) 2391750

Fax: (0253) 2379959