Latest Update: The candidates can register for SNAP test by November 28, 2020. The registration for admission at SIBM Bangalore can be done by December 18, 2020. The application fee for the SNAP Test is INR 1,750 per test and the program registration fee is INR 1,000 per program. The registration fees are non-refundable.

Events Important Dates
SNAP Registration Start date September 24, 2020
SNAP Registration last payment date November 28, 2020
SNAP Admit card announcement date December 5, 2020
SNAP 2020 exam date December 20, 2020
January 6, 2021
January 9, 2021
SNAP 2020 Score announcement date January 22, 2021
Institute Registration and payment end date December 18, 2020
Institute Shortlist announcement date February 3, 2021
Shortlist call letter publication date February 11, 2021
Institute PIWAT dates (Tentative) February 22 2021 to February 27, 2021
March 1, 2021 to March 5, 2021
1st Merit List declaration date March 26, 2021
Last date for payment of fees for 1st Merit List April 15, 2021
Program commencement date July 6, 2021

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management or popularly known as SIBM Bangalore offers MBA in various specializations. SIBM is ranked 1 in Private B-School in South India in the Outlook India B-School Survey 2016. The college also offers an MBA Executive program for working professionals for a duration of two and a half years. MBA admission is based on an entrance test namely- SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test). The institute has recorded a 65% increase in visiting companies.

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SIBM Bangalore Highlights 

Established year 2008
Institute type Private
Constituent of Symbiosis International University
Approved by AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) and NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council)
Application mode Online
Ranking 23rd position in TOI’s entire India B-School ranking
Location Electronics City, Phase-1, Hosur Road Bangalore

SIBM Bangalore Courses 

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM-B) Bangalore offers the following specializations under the MBA:

  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Operations
  • Human Resource Management
  • Business Analytics
  • Quantitative Finance

Eligibility Criteria

  • The minimum eligibility to apply for the programs mentioned above is a Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks (45% marks for SC/ST).
  • For MBA Executive (Part-Time), candidates must have a Graduate degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks from a recognized university with a minimum 2-year of working experience.

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Reservation Policy

The Institute has reserved the following seats for various categories:

  • 15% – Scheduled Caste (ST)
  • 7.5% – Scheduled Tribes (ST)
  • 3% – Differently Abled
  • 15% – International Students
  • 2 seats – Kashmiri Migrants

SIBM Bangalore MBA Admission

The application form can be filled online by visiting the official website of the institute. The registration for the MBA program is also done in online mode. There are 180 seats available for this program.  The selection is done on the basis of SNAP followed by a personal interview. Qualified candidates in the entrance exam will be called for the interview round. The final selection is based on overall performance. Final selection is done on the basis of the SNAP score followed by the performance in Group Exercise (GE), Personal Interview (PI) and Writing Ability Test (WAT).

Tabulated below is the weightage for the final merit list for admission in MBA:

SNAP Score out of 150 scaled down to 50 50
Group Exercise (GE) 10
Personal Interaction (PI) 30
Writing Ability Test (WAT) 10
Total 100

Read more: SIBM Bangalore Admission

SIBM Bangalore Scholarship

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management offers scholarships to deserving and meritorious students enrolled in postgraduate programs. Under this scheme, the institute will provide 50% of the tuition fee of the program in a form of a fee waiver. To be eligible for this, a student must maintain a minimum GPA of 7.50. The award of merit scholarship for PG programs shall be announced every year by the University.

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SIBM Bangalore Placements

SIBM Bangalore offers placement in four different sectors i.e. marketing, finance, operations, and human resource management. The highest number of candidates placed in the marketing sector. The below graph represents complete sector-wise placement.

Placement Highlights 2019

Level Value
Highest CTC (International) AED 102,000
Highest CTC (Domestic) INR 25 LPA
Average CTC INR 10.26 LPA
Average CTC - Top 50 INR 12.97 LPA
Average CTC - Top 100 INR 11.68 LPA
Median CTC INR 10.25 LPA
Median CTC - Top 50 INR 13 LPA
Total number of companies 200+
Number of PPO/PPIs offered 49

The list of recruiters include names like Amazon, Airtel, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, Capgemini, TVS Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra, Deloitte, Federal Bank, Credit Sunrise, Flipkart, HDFC Life, H&M, BYJU’s, JP Morgan Chase & Co., Zomato, etc.

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SIBM Bangalore FAQs

Ques. Which is better SIBM Bangalore or SIBM Pune?

Ans. Both of the management institutes functions under the same umbrella, but SIBM Pune is the flagship institute of Symbiosis International University. On the other hand, SIBM Bangalore is one of the newest members.

Ques. How is SIBM Bangalore in terms of placement?

Ans. In terms of placement, SIBM Bangalore is known to follow an increasing trend every year. The average package for the final placement is INR 9.79 LPA with the highest CTC of INR 28.26 LPA. In addition, the Bangalore branch is an emerging one with a good reputation among the corporates. 

Ques. How is life at SIBM Bangalore?

Ans. Symbiosis Institute of Business Management. Bangalore is the first establishment of Symbiosis University outside Maharashtra. The quality of education is good with lots of visiting faculty members from IIMs and other reputed colleges of India. The curriculum is well designed and covered well with lots of internal assessments and assignments. On the infrastructure front, the college has a well-equipped library with a good large mix of books and subscriptions to lots of magazines and industry databases.