Is there Management Quota in Symbiosis for MBA?

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Today we are going to discuss about this in details and we’ll cover all topics that will clear your all queries and you’ll also understand the how MBA admission is different from other courses admissions, so let’s get dive into this.

An MBA or a Master of Business Administration is an expensive and very demanding degree, and also requires tireless efforts to complete this course.

When it comes to getting an MBA degree, most of the students across the country must think once about Symbiosis and putting it into their dream colleges list, the key reason behind this is that it provides different type of management programs as per the industry requirement.

Symbiosis International (Deemed) University

Symbiosis International (Deemed) University is a multi-campus private university located in Pune. SIU have about 16 Institutes located in Pune, Nashik, Nagpur, Bangalore, and Hyderabad offering MBA Programs in different specializations.

Symbiosis International (Deemed) University (SIU) Pune has nourished the best students in the management industry since last 40+ years. Some of them are doing extraordinarily in top blue-chip corporate houses while some have gone to become successful entrepreneurs.

How is Symbiosis for an MBA?

As I told you, there are 16 Institutes under Symbiosis International University offer MBA Programs in different concentrations or you can say specializations, every institute under SIU has a strong position when it comes to the study, faculty, curriculum, and placements.

The MBA programs under Symbiosis provide opportunities for all the students to expand their horizons, both personally and academically, and help in grow the Diverse University Culture.

Which all MBA Programs offered at Symbiosis?

Symbiosis International (Deemed) University offers wide range of MBA Programs in its different MBA Institutes. Let’s look at the various MBA Programs offered at Symbiosis Institutes

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM, Pune)MBA
MBA (Innovation & Entrepreneurship)
Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR)MBA (Information Technology)
MBA (Digital Transformation)
Symbiosis Centre for Management & Human Resource Development (SCMHRD)MBA
MBA (Infrastructure Development & Management)
MBA (Business Analytics)
Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB)MBA (International Business)
MBA (Agri Business) MBA (Energy & Environment)
Symbiosis Institute of Digital & Telecom Management (SIDTM)
formerly Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management
MBA (Digital & Telecom Management)
Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS)MBA
Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication (SIMC)MBA (Communication Management)
Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM)MBA (Operations Management)
MBA (Agri Operations Management)
Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT)MBA (Information Technology Business Management)
MBA (Data Science & Data Analytics)
Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS)MBA (Hospital & Healthcare Management)
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru
(SIBM, Bengaluru)
MBA (Quantitative Finance)
MBA (Business Analytics)
Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance (SSBF)MBA (Banking & Finance)
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad
(SIBM, Hyderabad)
Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS)MBA (Sports Management)
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Nagpur
(SIBM, Nagpur)
MBA (Food & Agri – Business Management)

How to get MBA Admission in Symbiosis?

In order to get MBA admission in Symbiosis, you need to appear into SNAP Test conducted by Symbiosis International University followed by GE (Group Exercise), WAT (Written Ability Test), and PI (Personal Interview)

SNAP is a computer-based test conducted every year in December-January. From 2020, SNAP Test is conducted thrice in a year in which you can appear twice and the best score will be considered.

While applying for SNAP Test you also need to apply for the campuses separately where you want to start your MBA journey, based on your SNAP percentile you’ll be called for further rounds of the selection process.

What is the SNAP Cutoff for Symbiosis Institutes?

The SNAP Cutoff will be released by each Symbiosis Institutes separately, and also it varies program wise that offered by each campus under Symbiosis International (Deemed) University. Let’s look at the expected SNAP cutoff for this year based on the previous year.

SNAP Cutoff 2020

InstituteSNAP Cutoff
SIBM Pune98.5
SIIB Pune93
SIBM Bengaluru90
SIMS Pune77
SIOM Nashik87
SIDTM Pune83
SICSR Pune82
SCIT Pune76
SSMC Bengaluru75
SIMC Pune73
SSBF Pune60
SIBM Hyderabad58
SIHS Pune58
SSSS Pune55
SIBM Nagpur

Is there Management Quota in Symbiosis?

Symbiosis International (Deemed) University conducts SNAP Test to select the most deserving candidate for the MBA programs that Symbiosis Institutes offer.

If you’re seeking MBA admission at Symbiosis Institutes, you need to ace the SNAP Test and then you’ve to clear the further selection rounds as well then you’ll be selected to study MBA program at Symbiosis Institutes.

The next big question here is, if someone couldn’t clear the minimum cutoff what will be the next, will he still chance to get admission in symbiosis or not?

And the answer is yes, he still has chance to get admission in symbiosis without waiting a year for SNAP Test.

In Symbiosis, there is a provision in which you’ll get direct admission that is through Management Quota or Discretionary Quota, under this quota system seats are reserved and limited to about 10-15 % of the total seats, in this system also you need to fulfill the minimum requirements like 50% in your Graduation and must take SNAP Test.

If you want to take advantage of this system, you’ve to shell some extra amount for the fees; the fees will be more from the normal fee that would be twice of the regular fee.

Know More about Symbiosis Management Quota Fees Structure from here or you can call on 09742479101 / 09035556036 / 09742886036

Direct Admission via Management Quota in Symbiosis

Let’s say you’ve appeared for SNAP Test and also you’ve registered for some institutes, but unfortunately you couldn’t score the cutoff for those institutes and you’ve cleared the cutoff for different institutes but you didn’t registered for those institutes, in this case what you’ll do.

You’ve two options in this scenario the first option is you can look out for other MBA Institutes in India and the second option what you’ve is you can apply for Direct Admission via Management Quota in Symbiosis.

This Management Quota in Symbiosis is also called Discretionary Quota, in which you need to pay higher fee than the regular fee. And the most important thing in this Quota system is this not everyone’s cup of tea, you should strong network connection, or you need to contact right person who can help you get discretionary quota or management quota in symbiosis.

You can approach us for details and process for admission under management quota in symbiosis we would help you to get management quota in symbiosis and other colleges in India.

Is there NRI Quota in Symbiosis for MBA?

Yes, there are some reserved seats for NRI and Overseas students in Symbiosis for MBA or other Programs as well. The criteria are different for NRI and Foreign students like it is not mandatory for them to appear in SNAP test. And the fee structure for them is slightly higher than the regular students.

To know more information about admissions under NRI and Foreign category, you can contact us.


We tried to cover all aspects about availability of Management Quota in Symbiosis for MBA along with the admission process and also if you couldn’t score a good percentile what you need to do, whom you should approach.

Hope this will help you!

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