Symbiosis Institute of Business Management [SIBM] Bengaloru MBA Admission Procedure

SIBM since 1978 has been synonymous with progress, and it has continued this trend by being the first to set up its offshore campus at Bangalore. This new endeavour taps into the vast experiences of SIBM in the field of quality management education. It also takes into account the benefits of being strategically located at Electronics city, the heart of the Silicon valley of India. The Bangalore campus believes in strengthening the SIBM brand by reworking old concepts and on constantly innovating new ones. The emphasis is on maximum industry interaction and on the practical aspects of management education.

The world is changing and SIBM, Bangalore is poised to be the perfect catalyst to drive this change. Encouragement provided for analytical research creates the intellectual capital which is highly sought after. The program definitely provides a holistic approach to management and this goes a long way in creating a dynamic identity.

Selected Special Features @ SIBM- Bangalore

* Very strong Academic Rigour
* Faculty from India’s Premier Institutions
* Visiting Professors from top Global Business Schools
* Regular Industry Interactions & CEO meets
* Approximately 20% of lectures in all courses delivered by Practising Managers
* Curriculum benchmarked against IIM’s & other top B-schools
* Online pre-induction program
* Out Bound Learning Program as a part of Orientation Program
* Association with International B-Schools
* Internship Mentoring in different cities
* GD/PI in major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata & Bangalore
* Academic Quality Assurance system
* Research Centers
* Review of curriculum and academic progress by a specially constituted body called as AAAC (Academic Area Advisory Council), comprising of top academia and industry stalwarts
* Student Leadership Awards
* Entrepreneurship Cell in collaboration with NEN
* Peer Mentoring & Buddy Program
* Strategically located at the Electronic city in the heart of Bangalore’s industrial hub

To be recognised globally as the preferred destination for all future leaders, where the spirit of inquiry and enterprise will drive growth through innovation

To create a centre of academic excellence with a collaborative environment, which fosters experiential learning that can be applied towards social, economic and global development.

Infrastructure /facilities-Hostel, Library, Lab, Canteen, Club.etc.
Located at Electronic City, in the neighbourhood of IT majors and Multinational Corporations, SIBM Bangalore boasts of state of the art academic and living infrastructure. Hostels with modern amenities house around 500 students on twin and triple sharing basis. Resources include Ultra modern reference and lending library with emphasis on digital resources, two state-of-the-art computer labs equipped with high end software and access to multiple electronic databases like EBSCO, Proquest, CMIE and others. The campus also has video conference rooms and audio-visual rooms. The entire campus is wi-fi enabled and is equipped with a gymnasium, basketball court, TT table, cafeteria and an auditorium.

Programs offered: 2 year full time residential MBA Program

A & D: Placement & Career Prospects : The management graduates from SIBM Bangalore get excellent opportunities to showcase their skills and competencies in various challenging & exciting profiles in diverse sectors & industries not only in India, but all across the globe. The inception year of placements at SIBM Bangalore has seen wonderful Summer Placements for its Pioneering Batch of 162 students. Despite the recession, SIBM Bangalore saw companies from diverse sectors, profiles and functional requirements wanting to recruit from the pool of highly talented individuals on offer. 100% Placements Record, with leading Corporate as Recruiters for the SIP 2009 include ABB India, Accenture, Britannia, Ernst & Young, Essar Group, HDFC Bank, Hindustan Coca Cola, HSBC, HUL, ITC, KPMG, Nestle, PepsiCo, RBI, Siemens, United Breweries India to name

Method of Instruction:
Lecture, presentation, case study, live project, summer internship, industry lecture, skill based exercise, group activity, simulation .

A graduate from any statutory university with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribes) at graduation level. Candidates passing degree examination by part time / distance learning / correspondence / open school / externally or in more than one sitting are not eligible. Students appearing for final year examination can also apply, but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks (45% for Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribes) in the qualifying examination by the prescribed date as per SIU norms.

Intake 150 students for 2 year full time residential MBA program.

Reservation for defence /industry sponsored etc. : Not Applicable.

Important Dates related to Institutes



Last Date of Sale of SIBM Bangalore Prospectus & Submission of Application

January 10, 2010
Declaration of shortlisted candidates for GD/PI

January 25, 2010
Commencement of GD/PI (approximate dates)

February 15, 2010
Final Merit List Display

March 10, 2010
Last Date for Payment of Fees

March 25, 2010
Online Pre-Induction Program begins

May 15, 2010
Commencement of Course

June 16, 2010

Contact Details
Admissions Office
Symbiosis Institute of Business Managemnet
#95/1, 95/2, Electronic City Phase I,
Hosur Road, Bangalore – 560 100
Phone: 91-80-66389999/30 Fax: 91-80-6638996/98
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