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How do I get an admission in SCIT?

You need to give SNAP test first and apply on-line to register for admission to SCIT. If you get the required cut off score, you would then be called for the GE-PIWAT Process. Please refer to admissions pages of the website.

How many seats are there for MBA (ITBM) in SCIT?

There are 180 Seats for MBA (ITBM).

Are there any reservation seats for students in SCIT?

There are reservations for students at SCIT Reservation :SC : 15%, ST : 7.5%, Differently Abled : 3%, Children / Wards of Defense Personnel: 5%, Over and Above Total Intake children of migrants from Jammu and Kashmir valley, 15% seats for International Students.

How many General seats are there for MBA (ITBM)?

Out of 180 seats for MBA (ITBM) 125 seats are for general category.

What are the eligibility criteria for the MBA-ITBM programme?

Graduates with minimum 50% marks from any recognized university are eligible to admission in SCIT's MBA-ITBM programme. Candidates are required to be conversant in IT. For more information on eligibility, please refer to eligibility details in admissions.

In which format will SNAP score be declared?

SNAP Score will be declared as a percentile to all candidates.

On what basis will the applicant be called for GE-PIWAT?

Applicants will be called for GE-PIWAT purely based on SNAP percentile scores.

How the final merit score is calculated for admission into MBA (ITBM) programme?

lease refer Admission Procedure on Admission Guidelines tab on the link to find how final merit score for MBA (ITBM) is calculated

Will SNAP be based only on Aptitude Test and General Knowledge?

SNAP Question Paper will have questions pertaining to diverse areas like Commerce, IT, Media, Science, Management, Aptitude, General Knowledge etc., for exact details visit

What was the SNAP 2018 cut off for SCIT?

Many students aspire to get into SCIT and there are thousands of aspirants who apply to SCIT. So as to fulfill their dream and only a few selected get the opportunity to join SCIT to pursue MBA (ITBM) programme. In 2019, SNAP-2018 cut off score for MBA (ITBM) is 46 percentile

What is the pattern of the written test for admission?

Written ability test will be based on current trends and latest news.

What is the format of the SNAP Test?

Yes, MBA (ITBM) keeps CD/VCD in MBA (ITBM) for student use.

How can I donate a book to MBA (ITBM) ?

The SNAP test is similar to any other postgraduate management entrance test. The test is of an objective type. For further details, please refer to

Whom do I contact for SNAP Test details?

For more details on SNAP please contact Symbiosis Test Secretariat Phone: 020-28116226/27 Telefax: 020-28116228 Email: Web site:

Is the institute’s MBA Programme recognized by UGC or by AICTE?

SCIT is a constituent of Symbiosis International Deemed University established under section 3 of University Grants Commission Act, 1956 vide notification No. F.9- 12/2001-U.3 of the Government of India. and notification No. SIDU/28/131 dated 18th Dec 2006. The programmes offered by SCIT are therefore in compliance with UGC norms.

Is the institute NAAC accredited?

Symbiosis International (Deemed University) of which SCIT is a Constituent has been awarded Grade ‘A Plus’ by NAAC in 2009 & in 2014.

Is it necessary to have a technical background to opt for MBA (ITBM)?

No, graduate with 50% of marks from any faculty can opt for MBA (ITBM).

What is the difference between the SCIT’s MBA programmes and MCA?

  • SCIT’s MBA programs and MCA are different.
  • SCIT MBA in Information Technology Business Management (ITBM) is a 2-year residential Post Graduate Degree Programme which aims at developing Management professionals for IT Businesses and its specialized streams. The programme builds Management skills and reinforces IT skills to create Leaders, Managers and Entrepreneurs in IT products & services domain. This programme will enable students to gain in depth knowledge of the niche areas of IT Businesses.
  • SCIT MBA in Data Sciences and Data Analytics (DS&DA) is also a 2-year residential Post Graduate Degree Programme which aims at developing Management Professionals with a combination of Business and Techno functional roles in Data Sciences and Analytics Projects. This programme builds Management Skills and reinforce with Techno-analytical skills in Data Management domain. This programme will enable students to gain in depth knowledge of niche areas in data sciences and data analytics.
  • MCA is a 3-year Computer Applications course which is offered by some Universities.
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What is the difference between the MBA (ITBM) data science specialization and MBA (DS&DA)

  • MBA (ITBM) and MBA (DS&DA) are both two year full time residential courses. SNAP test is a mandatory to take admission for both the courses.
  • In MBA (ITBM) you get to choose your specialisations among any of the five choices i.e. Information security management, systems, Software solutions management, IT infrastructure management, Data science.
  • In Data Science elective we cover various subjects which include Multivariate Data Analysis, Data Management, Predictive analysis, data mining, social media analysis and a lot more, on higher level along with core management subjects.
  • In MBA (DS&DA) students will gain analytics competencies and use hands on tools in data sciences thereby preparing them for business and techno-functional roles in data sciences and analytics projects.

In MBA (ITBM) will there be general MBA subjects or only domain specific subjects?

MBA (ITBM) aims at preparing the students for business and techno-functional role therefore a blend of general and domain specific subjects is important. In MBA (ITBM) subjects like INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGEMENT, IT INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT, SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS MANAGEMENT, SYSTEMS & DATA SCIENCE.

Is there any specialization offered by SCIT in its MBA-ITBM Programme?

Yes. A single degree programme viz. MBA (ITBM) is offered by SCIT with a flexible elective structure. Students, who wish to further specialize, can choose requisite number of courses from the elective category of their choice to specialize in the category. The electives can therefore be chosen from Information Security Management, IT Infrastructure Management, Software Solutions Management, and Data Sciences.

How can I select a specialization?

Go through courses offered in an elective/specialization course category. On joining the programme, SCIT will provide more information on courses and counseling sessions would take place. If you already know your choice you could start taking courses in the elective category of your choice from the first semester itself.

What is a core course?

A core course is a mandatory course for all irrespective of the specializations. You cannot choose from among them.

What is an elective course?

You can choose from the available elective course options.

How many credits/courses can I take in a semester?

Total number of credits required for MBA is 100 credits. On an average 20 to 25 credits could be taken in one semester. Industry internship carries 10 credits which are mandatory.

What is a credit point?

Credit points determine the importance of a course in the scheme of the overall degree programme depending on its importance, complexity and depth. Total number of credits for MBA is 100. A credit point also defines the number of contact hours and the maximum number of marks assigned to a course. e.g. 1 credit course means 15 clock hours of contact sessions and 50 marks of evaluation. Similarly 2 credits course means 30 clock hours of contact sessions and 100 marks of evaluation.

What is the fee structure ?

Please see the details of the fee structure on the admission pages of the website,

Do all students get hostel facilities?

MBA is a residential 2-year postgraduate programme. Students get to stay in Infotech Campus at Infotech Park, Phase-1, Hinjewadi, Pune, which houses a Swimming Pool, Cafeteria, Mess, Gymnasium, Health Centre, General Store and beautifully landscaped lawns. The SCIT campus provides a highly conducive and stimulating environment to all its students.

Is there any transport facility provided?

Since this is a residential programme, care is taken to provide all amenities and facilities on campus. Besides this, there are shuttle services from the campus to the city at regular intervals that carry students to and fro from early morning till late in the night. PMPML buses are also there from Infosys circle to the city.

Does the institute provide placement and internships to students?

SCIT's placement record so far has been Exemplary, even during recession year 2008-09 & the economic slowdown of 2001-2002. Even during internship, our students have delivered well in revenue earning projects. Our recruiters include giants like Deloitte, Ernst & Young, PWC, Wipro, TCS, Infosys and many more.

Whom do I contact for MBA (ITBM) Admission details?

For more information related to MBA (ITBM) admissions please contact:
Contact No. : 020 - 22944140 / 130 
Mobile : 9822651756
E-mail : MBA (ITBM)
Address : Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT)
Plot 15, Phase-I,
Rajiv Gandhi InfoTech Park,
Pune - 411057