SIBM Hyderabad MBA Admission 2020: Eligibility, Criteria, Process, Fees News Desk |
December 9, 2019
SIBM Hyderabad has opened the admission process for MBA 2020-22 batch and will close it on January 15, 2020. SIBM Hyderabad is a constituent management college of Symbiosis International (Deemed) University Pune. SNAP 2019 is the mandatory exam and commands high weightage in the MBA admission process at SIBM Hyderabad. The MBA degree to SIBM Hyderabad students is awarded by Symbiosis International (Deemed) University
SIBM Hyderabad Admission 2020

MBA Admission 2020 at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Hyderabad, one of the key constituent MBA colleges of Symbiosis International (Deemed) University is open now. SIBM Hyderabad will accept SNAP 2019 score for MBA admission 2020. Last date to apply and pay the SIBM Hyderabad application fee is January 15, 2020. The last date of registration for SNAP 2019 exam has closed on November 23, 2019   

The 2 years full time MBA offered at SIBM, Hyderabad is the flagship management programme of the institute. SIBM Hyderabad offers Specializations in Marketing, Finance, Operations & HR. 

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SIBM Hyderabad: A Young Yet Leading B-school
Within five years of its establishment, SIBM Hyderabad has evolved into a top-notch Business School in South India and has manifested itself by providing quality MBA education and grooming leaders for the corporate world. All the possible world-class amenities required for an overall development of a student are made available in the sylvan campus which is spread over 41 acre.

Sharing about how SIBM has become one of the leading B-schools in India, Dr Ravi Kumar Jain, Director, SIBM Hyderabad says, “Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad (SIBM Hyderabad), is young yet a leading B-school in India. It has positioned itself as a preferred destination for students aspiring to become seasoned Business Management Professionals.”

SNAP 2019: Mandatory Exam
SNAP 2019 exam scores will be the principal shortlisting criterion at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM) Hyderabad for admission round 2020.

SIBM Hyderabad Fees 2020-22
SIBM Hyderabad fee structure for MBA 2020-22 programme is as under:

Programme Name with specialization
SIBM Hyderabad Programme Fee 2020-22*
MBA Finance
MBA Marketing
MBA Human Resources
MBA Operations

*The Fee may be revised before session commencement

SIBM Hyderabad Placements
SIBM Hyderabad has recorded consistent high placements over the years. Placement 2019 recorded an average salary of Rs. 7 lakhs while the highest salary stood at Rs.16.5 lakhs. 63 top recruiters made offers to the students. 33 new recruiters were added this placement season.

Top recruiters at SIBM Hyderabad include HDFC Bank, Docon, Bajaj Finserv, Spandana Spoorthy, TVS, Vernalis, Odessa Tech, Care Rating, ITC Hotels, Oracle, CBRE, Bisleri    

SIBM Hyderabad Admission Eligibility

  1. To meet the SIBM eligibility criteria, the candidate must hold a minimum a bachelor’s degree in any discipline with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (45% for SC/ST)
  2. A candidate appearing for the final year in graduation and those who have completed the degree requirements and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply.
  3. One of the most important points in SIBM Admission Eligibility criteria is that the candidate should appear in SNAP 2019 exam on December 15, 2019 and must score minimum cut off score in the entrance exam to become eligible for admission

SIBM Hyderabad Admission Process
Following steps are included in the SIBM Hyderabad Admission process:

  • Step 1: The candidate must apply and appear and score the minimum required percentile in SNAP 2019
  • Step 2: Candidates should register and apply for admission to SIBM Hyderabad latest by January 15, 2020
  • Step 3: Candidates are called for GE-WAT-PI Round from among the candidates who have a valid SNAP score, who have applied for admission to SIBM Hyderabad and who satisfy the eligibility criteria for the programme  
  • Step 4: Final selection round will be held separately by SIBM Hyderabad
  • Step 5: After the GE-PI-WAT round, final admission offers will be made to successful candidates. Admission offer will be based on the weightage awarded to SNAP score, GE, WAT, PI and institute specific marks. Offer letters will be sent to the mailing address provided in the application form as also by email.

SIBM Hyderabad Admission Weightages
SIBM Hyderabad has announced following weightages to final selection parameters:

Total Marks
Weightage allotted
SNAP Exam score
Institute specific

Application Fee
The registration and application fee for SNAP 2019 and to apply for SIBM Hyderabad admission 2020 is as under:

Programme Name
SNAP Exam Fee
SIBM Hyderabad Application Fee
Rs.1750/- + GST
Rs.1000/- + GST

Details about SIBM Hyderabad Admission Parameters
SIBM Hyderabad will conduct final selection round separately. The components of overall final selection process are:

Written Assessment Test (WAT)
Candidates should complete the essay/topical write up in time. The evaluation will be made on the basis of written communication skills, content, language, grammar, flow of presentation. Maximum marks awarded for the exercise are 10.

Group Exercise
The candidates will be given an exercise/activity to be completed in group within specified time. They will be assessed for 10 marks on their communication skills, team working, problem solving ability  

Personal Interaction: Overall Assessment
The candidates will be individually interviewed by an expert member panel comprising of academicians/ HR professionals/ Operations management experts / corporate executives to assess the overall personality effectiveness, attitude, fitment to the programme, curricular and co-curricular performance,  professional achievements,  tenure of work experience, its relevance to programme. The personal interview process will carry 20 marks.  

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SIBM Hyderabad Admission 2020: Important Dates
Following are the key dates for MBA admission 2020 at SIBM Hyderabad:

Admission Activity
SNAP 2019 Last date to apply
November 23, 2019
SNAP 2019 Exam date
December 15, 2019
Last date to Apply online & Pay fee at SIBM Hyderabad
January 15, 2020
Announcement of Shortlist for GE-PI-WAT
January 20, 2020
February 7 to 9 & Feb 13 to 16, 2020
Announcement of 1st Merit List
February 26, 2020
Last date to pay programme fee
March 26, 2020
Programme Commencement
June 8, 2020

Academic Excellence at Global Standard: New Initiatives at SIBM Hyderabad
Dr Jain is very clear to take SIBM Hyderabad to new heights of Global excellence while sharing about the new initiatives planned at SIBM Hyderabad, “SIBM Hyderabad is working on a very clear vision of building a temple of excellence that promotes international understanding through high quality higher education. Our next few years are earmarked for building capacities in the area of high impact research, internationalization and innovations in pedagogy. With the deployment of latest technology tools in every functional area of management coupled with modern pedagogy (flipped class room, experiential learning programs etc), shall make the whole learning process at SIBM Hyderabad engaging, fun-filled and exciting.”

Adding further about the achievements made so far, Dr Jain said, “Over the years we have developed a strong corporate connect and international linkages with universities abroad. Our students will be exposed to the global environment with sessions with the foreign faculty; Student immersion programme; student exchange programme. And the experts from the industry preparing our student on the skills required in the fast changing corporate world.”

MBA Curriculum at SIBM
The curriculum of SIBM Hyderabad is dynamic and periodically updated by benchmarking with the best of Industry standards. According to Dr Jain, “Our management programme is structured as a ‘management training programme’ rather than an ‘academic degree programme’ ensuring an all-round development of our students.”

Apart from Classroom learning, Value Added Courses, Enhancement Programmes and Study Tours are regularly conducted to enhance the student understanding of the real world situations and practices in the field of Management.

Sharing further about the key differentiating GSTEE elements in curriculum, Dr Jain said, “Another element of differentiation is that, our curricular focus is not limited to delivering the functional knowledge alone, but have a nice blend of relevant technology tool kits, sensitisation on good governance, cultivating consciousness on sustainability of social resources and environment, and finally dealing with ethical dilemmas in managerial decision making all this woven around all functional areas in the context of managerial decision making. We call it as GSTEE (Governance, Sustainability, Technology, Ethics and experiential learning) framework for curriculum design.”

Unique Pedagogy with Case Method Learning
MBA Program at SIBM Hyderabad is holistic and the pedagogy involves, Group Discussions, Case Studies, Simulations, Lab Tutorials, Seminars and Workshops, along with Eight-Week intensive Summer Internship Programme. The distinctive quality of learning at SIBM Hyderabad is its Industry-Academia interface; wherein Experts from the Industry/Corporates participate in Curriculum Design, facilitating experiential learning through knowledge sharing.

Sharing the innovative pedagogic tools at SIBM Hyderabad, Dr Jain emphasises, “The unique aspect of our teaching methodology is its high learner centricity with judiciously interwoven co-curricular and extracurricular activities promoting active learning through extensive student engagement.” He adds further, “The pedagogy includes a mix of traditional and innovative tools. Extensive usage of Case Method learning, business simulations powered by Harvard B-school case repository and other Ivy League B-Schools; live market operations powered by Bloomberg and Broking terminals; movie reviews & book reviews; workshops, field based training and self-learning modules from popular MOOCs platform; innovation lab and entrepreneurship coaching; survival games, board room simulation with role plays; business modelling using advanced business analytics and business intelligence tools equips the students to take incisive decisions in real time business situation.”

Student Driven Campus
A fully Residential and Wi-Fi enabled Campus; SIBM Hyderabad has very good infrastructure and world class facilities for all-round development of student community. The academic life on campus is a convergence of curricular, co-curricular, and extra-curricular activities.

Sharing about the different and student driven campus culture, Dr Jain elaborates, “The culture on the campus is totally student-centric, meaning students decide what they want to do, how they want to do and when they want to do. Being a fully residential campus, student engagement and learning process happens virtually 24X7. Therefore, students get to apply various management theories and models which results in sharpening their skills and nurturing their abilities.”

The campus has a unique advantage of access to the rich educational, technological expertise along with resources available in Hyderabad with a bouquet of best practices and focus on all-round student development. The value of SIBM Hyderabad lies in its legacy of quality and excellence with personal care and progressive strategy.

Sharing the USPs of SIBM Hyderabad as MBA destination, Dr Jain says, “Symbiosis is synonymous with excellence in academics for over four decades, more so for high impact management education.  Brand SIBM Hyderabad, while harps on the rich legacy of Symbiosis International (Deemed University), reflects three things – 1) Rich Diversity of students, faculty members, pedagogy, resources and work environment, 2) world-class Infrastructure for wholesome experience of campus life with holistic development of personality, 3) plethora of Opportunities to gain & apply knowledge and build a rewarding career.” He adds further, “SIBM Hyderabad is perhaps the youngest B-school in the management education space in the last few decades to have been ranked among the top 50 B-schools in the country. FOCUS, CONSISTENCY and PERSEVERANCE in everything we choose to do is OUR USP.”

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