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Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2020
Placements & Internships 10/10

The Average salary is INR 14LPA. Many big MNCs visits here for recruitment and 100% of the student will be placed.


I took SNAP it is more over a test where your speed is tested more than your knowledge and selection of questions is the key point The cutoff for SIBM Pune was 97 last year.

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Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2019
Societies & Associations 9/10

There are close to 15 councils and SIGs (Special Interest Groups) in the college. Transcend is the main fest to look out for. Other colleges have their fests on the campus too, so it's a riot all year. College life is as good as it could be. The scenic views, excellent infrastructure, great peers etc make it one of the best management campuses in India. 

College Infrastructure 10/10

The infrastructure is the best thing about the campus. Hostels are clean and spacious, with excellent housekeeping and security staff. the hostel fee is included in the course fee. It is compulsory to opt. for hostel accommodation for the course. The mess food charges are included in the fee too and there are other restaurants/canteen options in the campus. The classrooms are well ventilated and bright, labs and laboratories are well equipped with all facilities, the Wi-Fi speed is decent. 


Academics & Faculty 8/10

The students have a busy calendar with classes, projects, internal evaluations, assignments, and competitions. The teachers are well educated and have good communication skills. Plenty of pre-read material, case studies and presentations are provided.

Fees and Scholarship 7/10

The fees for a two year regular MBA at SIBM is INR 18 Lakhs. Scholarships can be availed by select toppers of the college and students from backward classes. The average number of students getting scholarships is not disclosed. Students typically avail loans from leading banks in the country.

Placements & Internships 9/10

We have a team that works extra hard to get our students placed every year. We have a strong alumni base with our students at top managerial positions in many leading companies.


We had to be graduates to appear for SNAP, the entrance exam was common to all Symbiosis institutes. After the entrance, the cutoffs for the course was displayed and a shortlist was drawn for the next rounds. The cutoff for SNAP 2016 was 98.2 percentile. The subsequent rounds consisted of group discussions and personal interviews.

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Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2019
Societies & Associations 9/10
  • The student councils and clubs are very active throughout the duration. We have our placement team, corporate team, Co-Curricular team, Sports team, alumni team, etc.
  • We have Transcend, SPL, E-Summit, etc-, more as our flagship festivals on campus.'
  • The life is fast and happening. A very good experience which includes fun and learning.
College Infrastructure 9/10
  • There are 2 hostels for boys and girls which are further divided into various wings. The hostels are spacious and they have every basic facility of top quality. The fees are close to INR 3000 per month.
  • The PGs or other options outside the college are available with the same basic facilities available but are at a slightly higher price range from INR 6000-10000 per month.
  • The food is of good quality with lots of variations to avoid a monotonous routine. The cost of food is included in the fees.
  • The classrooms are spacious and have excellent visibility. The labs, libraries, dining halls have excellent ambiance and are of top notch quality. The entire campus is wi-fi enabled and delivers a very good internet speed.
Academics & Faculty 9/10
  • The daily routine is filled with lectures and guest lectures. We also have various assignments quite frequently.
  • The faculty is excellent and the classes are interactive with lots of activities.
  • The experience is a bit hectic but enjoyable and fruitful for knowledge and network building.
Fees and Scholarship 7/10
  • My course fee is INR 18L for the 2 year MBA Programme.
  • Scholarship options are available based on merit, reservation, etc.
  • The average percentage of students who avail scholarships are close to 7-10%.
  •  loans are needed. Every major bank in India offer loans such as HDFC, SBI, ICICI, etc.
Placements & Internships 10/10
  • Many major companies visit our campus for placements and they also offer jobs for various sectors including IT, Manufacturing, Consulting, B2B, etc.
  • The average salary for last year was INR 14 LPA., the highest which got placed was a 24L package. The placement percentage is close to 97%.
  • The alumni network is very strong as we have many alumni members visit our campus for guest lectures, events, guests for events, etc.
  • Minimum of Graduation and 55% marks for the eligibility criteria.
  • The entrance examinations that I undertook were SNAP, CAT, XAT, and NMAT.
  • The typical cutoffs were 98 percentile for my course.

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Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2018
Fees and Scholarship 8/10
  • Currently, the course fees at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management is 18 Lacs for two years.
  • There are many different scholarships available like topper of SNAP exam, toppers in the institute, students joining from IIT, etc. For more details, I suggest Pls check the college website.
  • Loans are easily available and almost all banks readily give it.
Placements & Internships 8/10
  • Can't disclose any information related to placements. The Symbiosis Institute of Business Management college being a very old institute of about 38 years.
  • It has a very strong alumni base with people heading many different organizations. A lot of them are a marketing director, HR director etc.
  • The eligibility criteria for Symbiosis Institute of Business Management is that you need to have at least 60% marks throughout your study life, i.e. 10th, 12th, and graduation. The examination is SNAP test which is common for getting admission in any Symbiosis College providing masters degree.
  • The cutoff lies above 98 percentile.

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Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2018
  • A bachelor's degree is a prerequisite for being eligible for writing the SNAP entrance exam which is the gateway for joining institute SIBM Pune.
  • The admission procedure typically begins with filling up of the SNAP entrance form for writing the entrance much like any other entrance exams.
  • We need to individually register for the colleges we want to apply for under the purview of SNAP.
  • We apply for SIBM Pune explicitly along with SNAP eligibility form.
  • The typical percentile for getting an admission is around 97.8%.

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Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2018
Societies & Associations 10/10
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management is famous for its student societies culture having nine main councils.
  • All the councils have their own flagship festival.
College Infrastructure 8/10
  • There are four hotels in Symbiosis Institute of Business Management. The mess fee is included in the hostel fee.
  • The food, wifi, library, auditorium, cafes are amazing. It is one of the best campuses in India.
Academics & Faculty 8/10
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management being an MBA college it has a very hectic schedule in the first year including projects and assignments but it has student driven communities and councils which help to expand horizons.
  • Quality and methods of teaching are at par level.
Fees and Scholarship 9/10
  • The college fees in Symbiosis Institute of Business Management is Rs 14,50,000 for 2 years including everything.
  • Scholarships are available for top students. Average 10-15 students get it from different sources.
  • Bank loan is easily available from any bank.
Placements & Internships 9/10
  • It offers internships in four main specializations which are Marketing, HR, Finance and Operations. Apart from that Symbiosis Institute of Business Management has special MBA course in Innovation and entrepreneurship which is quite new.
  • It has amazing alumni network as it has 39 years of legacy.
  • Average placement figures can easily be accessible on its website.
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune is one of the top 15 business management institutes of India. The eligibility criteria are 55℅ or above  in 10th grade, 12th-grade, and graduation.
  • The entrance exam for SIBM is SNAP in which the general cut-off is around 98%. It is one of the toughest exams. After getting shortlisted, SIBM calls students on its campus for essay, GD and PIs. GDs are not normal as it includes role playing. Most important thing about SIBM is one needs to select specialization in the first year only so that one can focus on it.

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Innovation & Intrapreneurship, batch of 2016
Academics & Faculty 9/10
  • The classes generally start at 9 am and we have lunch break around 2pm . We again begin our classes at 3 pm and it continues till 6 pm.
  • We have various guest faculty coming from various industries comming and imparting practical knowledge through guest lectures . The course is driven through plethora case studies which intakes us to come up with various forms of solutions and presentation on the same . It is judged through various guest faculties to each to our scores and grading .

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Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2016
International Exposure 5/10
International exposure is less though there is a student exchange programme. The selection criteria is as per Symbiosis University guidelines
Academics & Faculty 7/10
Faculty and academics is good. Rigour is great and the courses are as per the changing phase of the industry.Professors are friendly and accessible

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Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2016
Academics & Faculty 8/10
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune is a premier B-School of India recognized for its excellence in academics, high quality management programme and its valuable contributions to industry, society and students. The essential strong pillars of SIBM Pune are its illustrious alumni, exemplary students, outstanding full time faculty and numerous visiting faculty members from the corporate and industry. SIBM, Pune is a student driven institute. The student’s council consists of nine teams namely - Alumni Team, Aspirant Relations Team, Corporate Interface Team, Co-Curricular Team, Information Systems & Media Relations Team, Placement Advisory Team, Research and Scholastic Development Team, Social Entrepreneurship and Consulting Cell and Sports Management Team. The student’s council organizes a number of events, management competitions as well as cultural and sports activities like Arcturus, Coffee with SIBM, Encore, Imperio, National Alumni Meet, Transcend, Blueprint, Entrepreneurship Summit, Sports Conclave etc.

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Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Marketing), batch of 2016
International Exposure 4/10
Universities in Berlin, Singapore and Paris as of now About 6-7 students travel every year on exchange 4-6 lakhs for a semester
Academics & Faculty 7/10
Rigorous academic schedule through the first three semesters.  Not a varied choice in electives. All available courses are relevant. Quality and methodology of teaching depends on the faculty. Most keep classes interactive.  Most professors are accessible outside class.

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Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2016
International Exposure 8/10
  • A lot of foreign universities have a tie-up with the college like Dauphine, IMD Berlin, NTU Singapore etc.
  • Selection is based on the overall the academics and final interviews taken by faculties.
  • English is the language of instruction.
  • The cost of foreign exposure is only the living cost, no academic cost to be deposited other than the one submitted to the college. 
Academics & Faculty 8/10
  • Flexible academic schedule with a combination of Guest Faculty and permanent faculty.
  • The faculty members are easily accessible via various means of communication.
  • Case-Study based teaching.

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Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Marketing), batch of 2016
Academics & Faculty 8/10
  • The quality of teaching is very good at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management.
  • The overall experience is good at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management.

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Masters of Business Administration, batch of 2016
Fees and Scholarship 8/10
  • The course fee of Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, [SIBM] Pune is 8 lakhs per annum.
  • Loans are required and easily available.
International Exposure 6/10
  • In Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, [SIBM] Pune, there are semesters abroad that can be undertaken and then there are international programs with colleges in Europe and Asia. But these are expensive.
  • Language spoken is strictly English.
Academics & Faculty 7/10
  • The quality of teaching is very good and innovative at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, [SIBM] Pune.
  • Overall experience is quite good at this college.

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Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2011
Social Atmosphere 3/10
  • Student diversity as per India is good but not much international students are there at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management.
  • Alcohol is strictly prohibited.
Societies & Associations 7/10
  • Professional clubs are there like student council and SIBM Toastmasters at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management.
  • The sports infrastructure is really good and standard compared to many other colleges.
Hostels & Food 6/10
  • On campus at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, hostels are there.
  • The quality of rooms is really good.
  • Mess food is also decent. All in all its very good and standard.
College Infrastructure 6/10
  • The quality of infrastructure is really good at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management.
  • Public transport is also available.
  • The location is not good for commuting to a city but still we have regular buses at regular intervals to the city daily.
Placements & Internships 10/10
  • I have got an internship at HCL which is paying decent as per my college standard.
  • Companies like JP Morgan, Microsoft hire from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management campus.
  • The average salary is about Rs. 14 lakhs.
  • Huge alumni network and extremely talented pool on a campus.
Fees and Scholarship 7/10
  • The college fee is high at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, scholarship options are also less.
  • We get bank loans easily as the college is among top tier institute in India.
International Exposure 1/10
  • Foreign exchange is really low at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management.
  • No focus on foreign language or other, an average number of students in an exchange program is 0.
Academics & Faculty 8/10
  • The frequency of classes is really high at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management.
  • The course is really good, we mostly have courses on innovation. Among them, design thinking is best.
  • We are also studying on sectoral Innovation, Innovative marketing communication etc.
  • The methodology is good.

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Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2016
Hostels & Food 10/10
  • We have beautiful hostels for boys and girls with spacious rooms, study tables, attached bathrooms, common rooms, double floored mess, night canteen, etc at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management.
  • We have pretty good and hygienic mess food along with all time available cleaning facilities.
  • We have all time available running hot water and properly clean and safe drinking water facilities.
College Infrastructure 10/10
  • The classrooms are endowed with state of the art infrastructure with proper equipment necessary for the ease of studies at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management.
  • We have been provided with a beautiful library in the campus.
Placements & Internships 10/10
  • The companies coming to Symbiosis Institute of Business Management campus range from FMCG to consulting to core finance and operations.
  • The college provides fair opportunity to every student.
Fees and Scholarship 9/10
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management provides support in terms of educational loans and scholarships for the needy and also assist in securing bank loans also. 
International Exposure 9/10
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management offers various programs for international students also and provide every possible amenities necessary for them to feel at home in the campus.
Academics & Faculty 10/10
  • The ambiance is particularly suitable for studying at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management.
  • The college makes it possible for every student to learn and apply the learning effectively.
  • The teachers are accessible every time via different mediums and the work given in various form make it mandatory for us to know about the practical world.

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