Symbiosis MBA CM Admissions 2018
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 The result of Symbiosis MBA CM Admission has been released by Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication (SIMC). Candidates can check the final SNAP results, which has been declared in an online mode only by entering their login id and password. SNAP 2017 has been conducted on December 17 for admissions to the Symbiosis MBA CM (Communication Management) programme offered by SIMC. The MBA CM programme offered by SIMC is a two-year full-time course in Communication Management. Only those candidates who will qualify in SNAP 2017 will be eligible for the further SIMC MBA CM admission process. The selection process for admissions to the Symbiosis MBA Communication Management programme will consist of GE-PI-WAT rounds for selecting candidates for the final admissions. Candidates aspiring for Symbiosis MBA CM admissions 2018 can read details like admit card, eligibility criteria, application process, and fee among others from this article.


Earlier, The admit card for SNAP 2017 was available from December 1, for all the registered candidates to download. Candidates have to qualify in SNAP 2017 for the 120 seats available through Symbiosis MBA CM 2018 admissions. The Symbiosis national level aptitude test (SNAP) 2017 online application form were available from August 10 to November 24, 2017. The deadline for registering for the admissions of Symbiosis MBA CM 2018 is January 2, 2018.


Fast Facts about Symbiosis MBA CM 2018



Master of Business Administration- Communication Management

  • Advertising

  • Public Relations

  • Media Management


  • Two years (four semesters)

Number of Seats

  • 120


  • English

Admission Process

  • SNAP


Symbiosis MBA CM Important Dates 2018: The important dates of Symbiosis MBA CM admissions 2018 will guide MBA in Communication Management aspirants about all the admission related time-line to follow. Candidates have to register for SNAP 2017 and SIMC MBA CM programme separately.

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The Symbiosis MBA-CM and SNAP important dates have been announced by the officials, which are provided in the table below.


SIMC MBA (Communication Management) - Important Dates



Test registration for Symbiosis MBA CM

August 10, 2017

Last date of registration

November 24, 2017

SIMC programme registration closes

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Admit card 

December 1, 2017

SNAP 2017 exam date

December 17, 2017

Declaration of SNAP 2017 result

December 28, 2017

Short listing of candidates for GE, PI & WAT

Monday, January 15, 2018

General Exercise (GE), Personal Interaction (PI) & Writing Ability Test (WAT) 

Thurs-Fri-Sat-Sun, February 1, 2, 3 & 4,  2018

SNAP 2017 final merit list

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Commencement of classes

First week of June 2018

Symbiosis MBA CM Admissions Merit list 2018


The merit list of Symbiosis MBA CM Admissions has been announced on February 22, 2018. It consists of names of the candidates who are finally selected for admissions to the MBA- CM programme at Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication. Candidates will be able to check their selection or merit list online only.


Candidates who performed well across all selection stages have been finally selected for Symbiosis MBA CM admissions. Selected candidates have to pay the academic fee and avail admissions. 


Check the final merit list of Symbiosis MBA CM Admissions Merit List- Click Here 


Symbiosis MBA CM Admissions Results 2018

The results for Symbiosis MBA CM Admissions 2018 has been announced on December 28. The result has candidate’s sectional and overall scores in SNAP. Only on the basis of SNAP results, candidates will be shortlisted and further called for the selection rounds. Candidates have to check their SNAP MBA CM 2018 results online by entering their SNAP Id and password.


Check results here: 


SIMC- MBA in Communication Management Fee Structure

Candidates who are selected for final admissions have to submit the programme fee before the deadline. The details of the fee are,


MBA-Communication Management Fee


Ist Year

IInd Year

Installment- 1

Installment- 2

Installment- 3

Installment- 4

Academic Fees (Per Annum)





Institute Deposit (Refundable)





Hostel Deposit (Refundable)





Hostel Fees (Per Annum)





Mess Fees (Per Annum)





Total of Installment





Installments pay by date

At the time of admission

30 - Nov - 17

31 - Jul - 18

30 - Nov - 18


Symbiosis MBA- CM Admit Card 2018

The admit card for symbiosis MBA-CM was available from December 1, 11 pm onwards. The Symbiosis MBA CM admit card had details like candidates name, test venue, test instructions. Candidates had to download the Symbiosis admit card from the official website by entering their SNAP ID and password.


Symbiosis MBA CM Admission Process 2018


The admissions to the Symbiosis MBA CM 2018 is a three step process,

1. Appear in SNAP: To be able to get admission in the SIMC MBA- Communication Management programme, candidates have to register and appear in the national aptitude test conducted by Symbiosis- SNAP 2017. It is important for the candidates to appear in SNAP, as without the SNAP scores, they will not be shortlisted for further admission process.

2. Appear in GE/PI/WAT: After the test, candidates will be shortlisted as per SNAP scores. Such shortlisted candidates will be called for participating in the SNAP selection rounds- Group Exercise (GE), Personal Interaction (PI) and Written Ability Test (WAT). Only as per the performance in all three rounds a candidate will be finally selected for SIMC MBA-CM programme.

3. Pay SIMC fee and get admission in MBA- CM- If a candidate is selected after the selection rounds, s/he has to pay the SIMC academic fee, submit the documents required and get admission in the programme.

The details of all the components of the SNAP selection and SIMC MBA CM admissions 2018 are,

  • Group Exercise- this includes activities to assess candidates Innovation and creativity skills along with in problem-solving, Team skills, Time Management skills.

  • Written Ability Test- will have questions to assess the creative analytical skills of the candidates.

  • Personal Interaction- this will be a one to one session with questions to assess candidates interpersonal, communication skills and academic proficiency etc.

Symbiosis MBA CM Eligibility Criteria 2018

The eligibility criteria for Symbiosis MBA CM admissions 2018 specify that the candidates must be graduates from a recognized University or an Institution in any discipline.  The eligibility details for admissions of Symbiosis MBA Communication Management are as follows

  • The eligibility criteria for SNAP and MBA- CM are same.

  • Candidate should be graduates in any discipline from a recognized University/ Institution of National Importance.

  • Final year graduate can also apply. However, their admission will be provisional. Such students have to submit proof of graduation with minimum marks by the beginning of the second semester.

  • Applicants who have completed the qualifying examination from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and submit the same.

The minimum qualifying marks required at graduation level is given below


Minimum marks for eligibility





Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes/ Other Backward Classes




Communication Management - SIMC Pune- Seat Reservation



Scheduled Castes


Scheduled Tribes


Differently abled


International Students


Kashmiri Migrants

2 seats

Symbiosis MBA CM Application Process 2018

The application process for Symbiosis MBA CM admissions 2018 was online. Candidates first had to register and qualify in SNAP 2017 to be eligible for admissions.  The deadline to register and fill the SNAP application form 2017 was November 24, 2017. The application process to SIMC MBA (Communication Management) admission is a two-step process.


Step 1: Register and Apply for SNAP 2017

  • Start the SANP 2017 registration process

  • Enter credentials and complete the registration process for SNAP 2017- The credential to be entered here are candidates name, date of birth, gender, contact number, e-mail id and three preferences for test centre.

  • Once the details are entered, check mobile number for OTP. This will validate the contact number.

  • Candidates also have to upload their passport size photograph, as per the following dimensions,

Upload dimension


  • Format- .jpg, .jpeg, .png or .gif

  • Size-  between 10 KB and 100 KB

  • Pay the SNAP fee of Rs 1750 and receive SNAP ID and password.

  • Re-log in with the credentials and complete the SNAP registration process

Step 2: Registration for Symbiosis MBA Communication Management

  • Only those candidates who have registered and paid the fee for 'SNAP 2017' will be able to apply for the SIMC MBA CM programme.

  • Once the SNAP registration is complete, candidates will find a tab for ‘SIMC-MBA (CM) registration’.

  • Select your Institute and programme as SIMC and MBA in Communication Management

  • Pay the institute programme fee of Rs 1000

  • Candidates can either pay this fee online via debit/credit card or via demand draft.

  • Applicants can select the mode of Payment as 'Demand Draft' in "Make Payment" Tab.

  • Take a print of the Demand Draft Challan and pay the fee at any of the nationalised banks. This challan is basically a Payment Advice slip to be filled by the candidates and send along with the DD

  • Bank will authenticate the challan copy and give it to the candidates. Students then have to sign this challan Symbiosis copy and send it to,

    Symbiosis Test Secretariat,

    Symbiosis International University

    Gram : Lavale, Tal : Mulshi

    Dist : Pune- 412115

    Phone: +91-020-39116226 / 27

The Symbiosis Test Secretariat will authenticate the receipt of your Demand Draft. After successful submission of the form and fee, candidates will receive their admit cards for SNAP 2017.



1. What does MBA (CM) offer?

Ans: MBA (CM) means MBA in Communication Management. We provide such specialized degree, as we are a premier pure-play Media & Communication School nurturing and developing future leaders in managing creatively oriented agencies and media house related businesses.


2. Does MBA-CM offer any specialization?

Ans: We started off with 3 specializations, after completely revamping the curriculum in the academic year 2011-12; covering specializations such as Advertising, Public Relations, and Media Management


3. What are the documents to be submitted at the time of admission for SIMC MBA CM?

Ans: Candidates have to submit their originals and attested photocopies of the following documents,

  • Class X certificate and marksheet

  • Class XII certificate and marksheet

  • Graduation marksheet and degree

  • Caste certificate (if applicable)

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