MBA (DS & DA) Admission Instructions


Selection Process

The Selection process is carried out in two steps.

Step I: SNAP Test

Each student desirous of admission to SCIT must appear for Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Test 2016, which is a common written test for the admission to all Symbiosis postgraduate institutes.

The applicant must register and pay online for SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test) Examination, 2016 . SNAP 2016 test fee is INR 1500/-. This is not refundable. For more details please visit:

While registering for SNAP, applicant has to also apply for SCIT in the same application form. A registration fee of Rs. 1000/- is to be paid to SCIT for each programme that the aspirant wishes to apply. This is mandatory, without which the applicant will not be considered for short-listing for the GE (Group Exercise) PI-WAT (Personal Interview and Writing Ability Test) process for the respective programme(s).

Preserve the Admit Card of SNAP Test 2016 for further selection process at SCIT. Appearing for SNAP Test does not automatically qualify an applicant for the next step in selection process at SCIT.

Step II: Selection Process at SCIT

Short-listed Applicants based on SNAP scores will be called for the selection process at SCIT, Pune. Short listed candidates are announced on SCIT website as per the scheduled dates. Shortlisted candidates Must fill the Application Form and book the slot for GE-PIWAT. Individual regret letters will not be sent to applicants who are not called for GE-PIWAT. The entire process will be held at PUNE only.

This process includes Group Exercise, Personal Interview & Written Ability Test (GE-PIWAT).

The final merit score will be calculated based on the following:



SNAP score 50 Marks
Group Exercise 10 Marks
Personal Interview 30 Marks *
Written Ability Test 10 Marks
Total 100 Marks

Personal Interview score will also include Academic Consistency (marks at 10th, 12th & Graduation level each), Under Graduation degree, Experience and Extra Curricular Achievement.

Caution: Candidates should take due care to enter the correct details while filling the forms. At any point of time during the entrance process or even after securing admission, if details are found incorrect then candidate will be disqualified or after securing admission, admission will be cancelled without assigning the reason.

Important Instructions

  • In all correspondence with SCIT, candidates must mention their SNAP ID, SCIT Application Number, legible name, email id, contact telephone number (with STD code) if applicable and address with PIN Code.
  • Applicants are advised to refer to our website for updated information. No separate communication will be sent.
  • Authorised SNAP Admit Card must be produced for appearing in the selection process.
  • Short-listed candidates for Step II (GE-PIWAT) will be announced on SCIT web site as per the schedule published
  • Merit list will be published on the SCIT website as per the schedule published
  • All enquiries related to admission can be made to

International Students

Admissions of all International students are through Symbiosis Centre For International Education (SCIE).


The Symbiosis Centre for International Education (SCIE) is a department of Symbiosis International Deemed University, providing leadership & support for the University's efforts to internationalize the campus and the curriculum.

At Symbiosis, not only are 75 countries represented in the student community, but there is also an emphasis on internationalizing the curricula. Students and faculty are repeatedly provided with opportunities to pursue their international academic interests to the fullest, be it through academic exchanges or exposure to international conferences, seminars, workshops, etc.

Internationalization at Symbiosis works on multiple tracks, hence, the two divisions in the Symbiosis Centre for International Education include:

  • International Students Admissions, Events & Support Services
  • International Initiatives & Collaborations

International Students Admissions, Events & Support Services

The International Students Admissions at Symbiosis Centre for International Education is designed taking into consideration the requirements and difficulties faced by International Students. The admissions are centralized for all the constituent institutes of Symbiosis International Deemed University and routed through Symbiosis Centre for International Education (SCIE). The online admission procedure has made it accessible to each and every student from different parts of the world and in the comfort of their homes.

To check if you are an international student, please refer to the categories listed.

Categories under International Students Admissions:

Foreign National (FN)A student is eligible to apply as a Foreign National (FN) if he/she holds a foreign passport Person of Indian Origin (PIO)A student is eligible to apply as a Person of Indian Origin (PIO) if he/she has a PIO card, and is a citizen of a country other than India. Non Resident Indian (NRI)

At the Undergraduate Level :A student is eligible to apply as a Non Resident Indian (NRI) if he/she has appeared either for the 10 or 10+2 (equivalent to the Indian 10th & 12th) examination outside India.

It is mandatory for the Student who fall in the NRI Category and have appeared for 12th in India to appear for the SET TEST.

At the Postgraduate Level :A student is eligible to apply as a Non Resident Indian (NRI) if he/she has appeared either for the 10+2 examination (equivalent to the Indian 12th) or Graduation outside India. It is mandatory for one of the two qualifying examinations to be given outside India.

*It is mandatory for Postgraduate Students, who fall in the NRI Category and have appeared for their graduation in India, to appear for the SNAP TEST.

If you fall into any of these categories and wish to apply to Symbiosis Institute Kindly contact:

Symbiosis Centre for International Education

Symbiosis Society
Senapati Bapat Road, Pune 411 004
Maharashtra, India

Tel:+91 20 25671905
Fax:+91 20 25673854

Admission Cancellation and Refund Rules

To cancel your admission you need to firstly inform the Institute immediately about your cancellation through an e-mail or else your withdrawal will not be treated valid from that date. Once you have communicated, you need to send us a written application signed by the student. After receiving the same a cheque or demand draft would be sent to you. Please mention the correct address on the application for despatch of cheque.

If admission is cancelled before commencement of the academic programme

Deduct Rs. 1,000/- and refund the balance fees paid by the student

If the admission is cancelled after joining the programme and if the seat consequently falling vacant has been filled by another candidate by the last date of admission (i.e. one month from the date of commencement of the programme)


Tuition, Hostel & Mess Fees

To be refunded 100%

If paid annual fees deduct 1/12th of the fees paid & refund the balance amount.

If the fees are paid 1st Term only, 1/6th of the fees paid & refund the balance amount.

If the admssion is cancelled by the student after 30 days of the commencement of the programme

No Refund of Fees.

Refund of Fees to students in case of non-fulfillment of eligibility criteria:

    10% of the fees (excluding deposit) will be deducted as administration charges.
    Proportionate/pro rate amount will be deducted from fees for period from admission till the cancellation of admission.
    After deducting the above amount, remaining amount will be refunded to the students.