SNAP Reservation policy and cut-offs

Reservation Policy:

As per the UGC Regulations/ Guidelines, following will be the reservation policy for admission to any programme of Institutes of SIU (except Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, which has separate policy #).

A. Within Sanctioned Intake

  • Scheduled Caste (SC): 15%
  • Scheduled Tribes (ST): 7.5%
  • Differently Abled (DAC)*: 3%

*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.


  • 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 program. SCHC will check validity of documents produced by the candidates and verify the continued existence and extent of the disability.

B. Over & Above Intake

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

Candidates applying from categories other than Open Category are required to submit valid supporting document(s) at the time of GE-PIWAT (if shortlisted).

#For Symbiosis Institute Of Management Studies (SIMS)

As per MoU with Ministry of Defence clause no. 13 sub clause (d) The term Defence Personnel would mean only those serving / retired Defence Personnel from the Army, Navy and Air Force who fall in the category of ex-serviceman as laid down vide Ministry of Defence Letter no. 36034/5/85 -Estt (SCT) dated 14th April, 1987.

Reservation of seats within the intake

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

Reservation of seats over and above intake

  • Officers of Armed Forces on Study Leave as authorized by respective Services HQs are granted automatic admission subject to meeting eligibility criteria.

Symbiosis Institute Cut offs

SNAP cut-offs General SC ST/DA/PWD J&K
  Percentile Percentile Percentile Percentile
SIBM, Pune MBA 97-98* 71.0776 ST-35.0997, DA-40.7579 88.6704
SCMHRD, MBA 97.1385 80.25 50.45 78
SCMHRD, MBA IM 80.4161 - - -
SIBM, Bangalore 89.6516* 32.6009* - 59.5552*
SIBM, Pune IB 83.66 26.91 11.85 -
SIOM Nasik OM 65 30 20 58
SITM Pune TM 77-79 30 20 58
SIIB, Pune 83 27 2 65
SITM 72 34 24 62
SCIT 68 23 13 51
SSBF 68 24 14 52
SICSR 68 11 2 33
SIMC 60.22 - - -

Disclaimer: The Cut-offs provided are Indicative based on primary and secondary data. The SNAP 2017 Cut-offs* are provided as per availability.


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