SCMHRD Pune Admission 2018: SNAP cut off up; 2459 candidates shortlisted for GEPIWAT from February 1

Monday, January 29 2018, 04:14 PM
Symbiosis Center for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD), Pune has shortlisted 2459 candidates against 310 seats in the three MBA programmes. SNAP cut off has increased due to higher applications and student response. The GEPIWAT round will start on February 1.
“SCMHRD has got overwhelming response from students for Admissions 2018” Dr Pratima Sheorey, Director, SCMHRD Pune

When cut-off and applications are slipping in many B-schools, Pune based Symbiosis Center for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD) has increased SNAP cut off by 0.35% due to higher applications and student response. All 2459 students who were shortlisted for interview round booked their slots, indicating strong interest in joining SCMHRD. The GEPIWAT round will start on February 1. SCMHRD Pune, part of Symbiosis International University (SIU), accepts only SNAP exam score for admissions.

Sharing the development with, Dr Pratima Sheorey, Director SCMHRD Pune said, “SCMHRD has got overwhelming response from students for Admissions 2018. SNAP percentile cutoff for SCMHRD, admissions 2018 is 0.35 percentile points higher than last year.” 

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2459 candidates shortlisted for 310 seats
Out of the huge applicants’ pool, SCMHRD has shortlisted 2459 candidates for its 3 MBA programmes for GE-PI-WAT round. 

Sharing about the varying shortlisting criteria in admission each year, Dr Sheorey says, “The calling criteria varies every year. This year we have called 1600 candidates for MBA programme, 501 candidates for MBA (IM) programme and 358 candidates for MBA (BA) programme.”

The programme wise intake and shortlisted candidates for each MBA programme are:

Programme name
Intake 2018-20
Number of candidates sortlisted
MBA (Infrastructure Management)
MBA (Business Analytics) 
GE-PI-WAT begins on February 1
After completing the shortlisting process, SCMHRD is all set to commence its GE-PI-WAT round which is the final selection round for MBA admission on February 1, 2018. 

The PI round at SCMHRD looks for the best fit candidate for the admission. According to Dr Sheorey, “The PI process evaluates the candidate on the particular competencies that are pre-determined. The panel generally consists of two members. The PI duration is about 15-20 minutes.”

Important dates for SCMHRD Admission 2018
Following are the key dates for GE-PI WAT and generating final admission offer, post final selection round:

Key dates
Group Exercise, Personal Interaction & WAT dates
01st to 04th February and 08th to 11th February 2018
Announcement of First Merit list
1st Week of March 2018
Last date for payment of fees for candidates in the first merit list
3rd Week of March 2018
Programme Commencement
June 05th, 2018, Tuesday

Candidates Book all GE-PI-WAT slots
High interest is candidates to get admission in SCMHRD, Pune, can be seen by the fact that all the GE-PI-WAT slots have been booked by the candidates. SCMHRD offers opportunity to the shortlisted candidates to self-book the preferred GE-PI-WAT slot in the given dates. 

Replying about the response from the SCMHRD admission aspirants, Dr Sheorey says, “The response so far has been overwhelming and all the GEPIWAT slots opened for MBA programme have been completely booked i.e we have had 100% of the candidates that we called have booked their slots themselves.”  

The admission process, according to Dr Sheorey, is designed based on competencies which are revamped every year. The whole admission process is structured in a way that it gets completed in less than 4 hours for a candidate from the time of entering the gate to exiting the campus. 

MBA Placements go up at SCMHRD
The placement report of SCMHRD adheres to Indian Placement Reporting Standards (IPRS) and is thoroughly audited and approved by CRISIL. The highlights of the Final Placement are:

MBA Stream
Average salary ( lakhs)
Median salary ( lakhs)
Highest salary ( lakhs)
MBA (Infrastructure Management)

MBA (Busines Analytics) programme was started in 2017. The current batch will be undergoing the process of final placements towards the end of 2018.

Top Recruiters at SCMHRD include Colgate Palmolive, Godrej, HUL, ITC, Amazon, Accenture, Reliance, Morgan Stanley, Aditya Birla Group, HSBC, Yes Bank, DBS, P&G, Loreal, Pepsico etc.

SCMHRD: MBA fee structure
The course fee for different MBA 2018-20 programmes at SCMHRD is:

MBA programme
Course fee ( lakhs)

The fee includes Hostel and mess charges.

Stay tuned to for more updates on MBA Admission 2018.

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