SNAP Reservation policy and cut-offs

Reservation Policy:

Reservation policy for admission to any programme of Institutes of SIU (except Symbiosis Institutes of Management Studies, which has separate policy*)

A. Within Sanctioned Intake

  • Scheduled Caste (SC): 15%
  • Scheduled Tribes (ST): 7.5%
  • Differently Abled (DAC)**: 3%
  • Children / Wards of Defence Personnel: 5% (applicable only for Programmes at their respective Institutes as mentioned below)

**In compliance to Govt. Directives on disability guidelines issued by the office of the Chief Commissioner for persons with disabilities vide Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment New Delhi notification no. 16-18/97 on dated 01st June 2001 and University Grants Commission Notification No. F.6-1/2006 (CPP-II/SCT) dated 30/09/2009, SIU has made provision of reserving 3% seats for Differently Abled Category (DAC) students in all the Institutes of SIU.


  • Kashmiri Migrants: 2 seats per programme
  • International Candidates: 15%

*For Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS)

Reservation of Seats within the intake is:

  • Defence Category - General : 80% seats for dependents (Children / Ward) of Defence personnel (as per merit)
  • Defence category - Special : 10% seats for dependents (Children / Ward) of Defence personnel a) killed in action (war, counter insurgency or war like operation), or b) disabled in action (war, counter insurgency or war like operation), with more than 50% disability, or c) who have died while in service, death being attributable to military service (as per merit)
  • Open / Industry Category : 10% seats are in open category for civilian candidates under open or sponsored / recommended by the Industry (as per merit)

Reservation of Seats over & above intake:
Officers of Armed Forces on Study Leave as authorised by respective Services HQs are granted automatic admission subject to meeting eligibility criteria.

*Differently Abled Category (DAC) at SIU
SIU has made provision of reserving 3% seats for Differently Abled Category (DAC) students in all the Institutes of SIU.

The types of disabilities covered are:-

  • Vision Impairment
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Locomotors Disabilities
  • Mental Retardation
  • Multiple Disabilities
  • Dyslexia

All candidates claiming admission under DAC will be provisionally admitted under the said category. Thereafter, the candidate will be required to obtain an ‘Authentication Certificate’ from Symbiosis Centre of Health Care (SCHC) within one month of commencement of the programme. SCHC will check validity of documents produced by the candidates and verify the continued existence & extent of the disability.

The 5% reservation for the Children / Ward of Defence Personnel is applicable only for Programmes at their respective Institutes as mentioned below:

Programme Name

Instutite (s)

MBA (International Business)

Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB, Pune)

MBA (Telecom Management)

Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM, Pune)

MBA (Information Technology Business Management)

Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT, Pune)

MBA (Information Technology)

Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR, Pune)

Click here to view the detailed reservation policy for Institutes of SIU.

Symbiosis Institute Cut offs for 2019

Name of the Institute City Cutoff
percentile (General Category)
MBA programmes offered
(Symbiosis Institute of Business Management)
Pune 98 MBA
MBA (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)
(Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development)
Pune 97.13 MBA
MBA (Infrastructure Management)
MBA (Business Analytics)
(Symbiosis Institute of International Business)
Pune 93.2 MBA (International Business)
MBA (Agri Business)
MBA (Energy & Environment)
(Symbiosis Institute of Business Management)
Bangalore 90 MBA
MBA (Family Managed Business & Entrepreneurship)
MBA (Quantitative Finance)
MBA (Business Analytics)
(Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management)
Nashik 87.05 MBA (Operations Management)
(Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research)
Pune 82 MBA (Information Technology)
M.Sc. (Computer Applications) 
M.Sc. (System Security)
(Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management)
Pune 83 MBA (Telecom Management)
(Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies)
Pune 76 MBA
(Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication)
Pune 72 MBA (Communication Management)
(Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology)
Pune 75 MBA (Information Technology Business Management)
MBA (Data Sciences and Data Analytics)
(Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences)
Pune 60 MBA (Hospital & Healthcare Management)
(Symbiosis School for Media & Communication)
Bengaluru 74 MBA (Communication Management)
SSBF (Formerly Symbiosis School of Banking Management)
(Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance)
Pune 65 MBA (Banking and Finance)
(Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences)
Pune 55 MBA (Sports Management)
(Symbiosis Institute of Business Management)
Hyderabad 60 MBA
(Symbiosis Institute of Business Management,)
Nagpur MBA

Disclaimer: The SNAP Cut-offs provided is Indicative based on primary and secondary data.


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