1. When does the Admission Process of BBA programme starts?

Ans:- The process of admission generally starts with Registration in the beginning of the year . The schedule and sequence of Admission process are given on our website  www.scmspune.ac.in.

2.What is eligibility for BBA programme

Ans:-Candidates who have appeared for XII or have passed XII or equivalent exam with 50 % and above for Open Category and 45% and above for SC & ST Category are eligible to apply.

3. What is intake for BBA Programme?

Ans:- Total 300 seats.

a. Indian Student - 240 seats including reservation for ( SC 15 % , ST 7.5% , AFD 05% , DA 3%)+ 2 seats per program for Kashmiri Migrant .

b. International Students - 60 Seats

International Students may contact Ms. Rupali Chaudhari, Executive, Admissions, Symbiosis Centre for International Education, for information regarding the process of application and selection.

Contact No. 020-25671905, Website www.scie.ac.in

4.How to apply for BBA programme?

Ans:- Students are selected to UG Program of Symbiosis International University (SIU) on the basis of their performance in a single entrance test - Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET). It is therefore mandatory that a student registers –

  1. 1. To appear for the symbiosis entrance test ( SET) visit www.set-test.org

  2. 2. To communicate their choice of program and Institute. (www.scmspune.ac.in)

5. What is the Selection Process?

Ans:- Selection Process

  1. i. Online Registration -The candidate must get him/herself online registered on our Web site –www.scmspune .ac.in. For academic year 2018-19 online Registration begins by third week of January 2018 and closes by second week of April for SET and by second week (11 May 18)of May for Institute. Please see Important dates

Overview of SET

SET is a common entrance test for getting admission into any of the courses / Institutes under Symbiosis International University. SET is held in various cities (details available on web site www.set-test.org.) It is generally held on first Saturday of May every year.

Registration Process for SET  -For appearing in SET, one has to do online registration.

  1. Online Registration For the current academic year the online registration generally opens by beginning of the year and closes by mid April ( 14 Apr 18).

  2. Registration Fees Registration fees as specified on web site to be paid along with registration before the closing date for on line payment given under ‘ Important dates‘ .

  3. Admit – Card The admit –card for SET to be printed / collected online by a candidate within the dates specified 21April to 05 May 2018.

  4. Test Date 05 May 2018. The Test is conducted only once a year and this date cannot be changed.

  5. Maximum Score The maximum score for SET will be 150.

  6. SET Results The set results will be declared on web site www.set-test.org on 14 May 18.

Overview of PI-WAT

PI-WAT is the next activity of selection process for BBA course offered by Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies (SCMS). For PI-WAT only those candidates who have scored > = cut off marks. Only those candidates who have registered for SCMS Pune will be called for PI-WAT. 

a. Personal Interaction (PI) -  It is personal interaction/ interview of a candidate with panel of experts from Industries / Academics. That covers general awareness, extracurricular activities, and your specific field of interest, communication –skills and over all personality.

b. Written Ability Test ( WAT)- The Test includes one PAT ( picture association test ) and writing an short essay on a given topic (of general nature) as well as answering the questions related to given topic.

c. Maximum Score -Maximum score for PI-WATwill be 100marks.

d. PI-WAT Centres - PI-WAT, a candidate can choose any one of the following two centres

i. Pune ii. Noida

e. Registration for SCMS-Pune - Any candidate who is seeking admission to BBA course at SCMS – Pune, must get himself/ herself registered with SCMS –Pune A Candidate who has not registered with SCMS-Pune within the given dates cannot be called for PIWAT in spite of his/her having more than Cut-off score in SET.  
Hence one must get him/her self-registered as per following steps.

i. Online Registration -The candidate must get himself online registered on our Web site –www.scmspune .ac.in. For academic year 2018-19 online Registration has begun on 17 January 2018 and will close on 11 May 18.

ii. Payment of Registration Fees -Registration fees as specified can be paid Online / through Demand Draft. Wef 18 January 2018.

iii. Closing Date – The on-line payment of Registration fees will close on 14 May 2018.

iv. Call for PI-WAT -The short listed candidates for PIWAT will be declared on 16 May 2018 for which candidates must visit our web site   www.scmspune.ac.in.

It is advisable to make your travel arrangement by booking your seat to attend PIWAT immediately keeping in view the small gap between date of SET Results and date of PIWAT for short listed candidates. Should you not get short listed for PIWAT, the seat may be cancelled.

v. PI-WAT Schedule- The PIWAT for both the centres will be conducted on separate dates ( 23 – 25 May18 and 26 May to 29 May 18) and will be available to candidates for Slot booking through our website giving the Centre, date and time. Shortlisted Candidates have to give their option for the centre and date and slot till vacancy available on that date. Candidates not exercising the option

vi. Reporting for PI-WAT––Candidates must bring with them- self attested copies of their documents as specified in the intimation for PIWAT e.g. 12th Mark sheet , Provisional passing cert from School and Cast /category – cert e.g. For SC/ST as applicable .

Declaration of Merit –List -  Based on the weightage of scores for SET and PI-WAT , the first Merit list will be drawn and will be declared on our web-site www.scmspune.ac.in on 05 June 2018 .

6. Is BBA a residential course?

Ans:- No. BBA is a Non-residential course. One can stay as per his/her convenience.

7. Is Hostel facility available for students?

Ans:-We have Hostel facility for Girl students only within 1 KM radiusand limited seats for Boys . Due to limited seats available in the hostel, seats are allotted on ‘ first come first served’ basis. For hostel facility, one can enquire on:-

Email Id: -admin.svc@symbiosis.ac.in or on 020 64003291 / 64105763. In addition Private hostel facility exists within about 5 KM range.

8. What is the Fees structure of BBA programme?

Ans:- It is a 3 years course with semester system having following fees structure -

First Year – Rs. 2,55,000* + Rs. 10,000 (Refundable Deposit) and for the rest of corresponding years likely to increase by 5%.

a) For International Students –in USD equivalent to Rs 3,85,000* + 10,000 ( Refundable Deposit)

b) Fees is payable semester wise in two installments. For the corresponding yearit is likely to increase by 5% to 10 %. *wef 2018

9. What are the facilities available to students?

a. Campus Facilities:-

Symbiosis owing to its exceptional track record is synonymous with excellence in all its sphere of operations and has been gaining in strength and admiration over the years. The state-of-art infrastructure, with its well-equipped spacious lecture halls, an ultra-modern auditorium, a well-stocked library and a well-designed Amphitheatre ensures that all supplementary aspects of learning are taken care of.

b. Wi - Fi Enabled Campus

The campus is wi-fi enabled which caters to the growing technological needs of the students. Access to the internet for research work and any other constructive purpose does not become a problem for the students.

c. Computer Laboratory

Computer lab supports and facilitates teaching, learning of its future managers and technocrats. Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies is equipped with state-of-art computing facilities to compliment classroom pedagogy.

d. Library

The Library at Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies houses some of the finest collections of books on management & related areas, periodicals & journals, newspapers, videocassettes, CDs, DVDs that include numerous case studies, project work. The library accords open-access, which provides the students with perfect ambience for learning.

e. Classrooms

Our well-furnished, spacious classrooms and lecture halls are equipped with audio-visual aids like LCD projectors. Classroom teaching thus becomes more interesting. Students are also encouraged to make Power Point presentations. This interactive teaching methodology not only involves student-participation but also builds their confidence.

f. BBA Course

Under the Cafeteria system in BBA course offered, a student has few core subjects and has option to select other subjects ( out of elective ) to get his / her specialization.

g. Global Competence

Symbiosis has MoU with few overseas university where our students are sent in fourth Semester under the semester exchange program to have international exposure.


The campus has a well-equipped gym to have a in-house modern health club and fitness center with the view to facilitate a holistic development of mind and body & for an all-round development of our students.

i. Amphitheatre

An amphitheater has the capacity of 200 people at a time. It is the most sought-after place to have concerts, band competitions, street-plays, Dandiya evening etc.

j. Cafeteria & Mess

A multi-cuisine cafeteria and a Mess cater to the requirements of the students. While the services of the mess are optional, it is compulsory for students residing in hostels to avail of this facility.

k. Extra Curricular Activities

We believe that students of Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies must go out with an all-rounded personality. We encourage them to give expression to their talent and hone skills for which there are various clubs and a student can join any of these club /clubs depending upon his aptitude and area of interest.

l. Music Room

A sound-proof music room equipped with all instruments required for a band and instruments required for Indian classical music is a heaven for the music lovers.

m. Sports

In addition to Indoor games, facilities for out door games eg. cricket, Foot ball, Tennis , volley ball and basket ball are within our Campus area. Facility for squash/ swimming are available within University location .

n. Placement Cell, Audio Visual Room, Conference Hall

To carry out the placement activities for the final year students the college has a Placement Cell. Most of the corporate presentation, group discussions and personal interviews are conducted within the campus in the Audio Visual Room and the Conference Hall.

o. Health Care

Symbiosis Center for Health Care ( SCHC ) is an in-house Health Care Centre exclusive to the staff and students of the various institutes of Symbiosis. The SCHC has a team of specialist doctors who conduct the (compulsory) annual check up of every student . A medical officer of SCHC is stationed in our campus at Viman Nagar for Curative health care that includes medical OPD, referrals to consultants and emergency hospitalization. The center also arranges seminars & health education workshop.

p. Insurance

Every student at Symbiosis is covered under a unique and novel medical insurance scheme. The student is covered for hospitalization (in the empanelled Hospitals)up to Rs. 50,000 in case of non accidental emergencies (as per the Mediclaim Insurance Policy) &Rs. 1,00,000 in case of Rail/Road traffic accidents.

q. Reprography Centre

Printout/ photocopy facilities are available for the students at the reprography center.

10. What is the Placement record of BBA student?

Ans:- About 100 students generally seek assistance for placements while others go for higher studies. Our Campus placement has been about 85% to 90%.

11. How much attendance is a must ?

Ans:-In the BBA course any student must have minimum 75% attendance as per our university norms to appear in the semester examination.

12. Is there any sports quota? If any preference is given in admission to MBA programme of Symbiosis for SCMS students ?

Ans:- Specifically there is no sports quota for admissions, however due weightage is given during Personal Interaction (Part of PIWAT). All students seeking admission to MBA program have to appear for SNAP held for entrance test for MBA programme.

13. .SCMS Pune ( BBA )is affiliated to which university ?

Ans:- SCMS is a Department of Symbiosis International( Deemed University ).

14.What are Institute timings ?

Ans:-The college timings are generally 9 am to 4 pm however it may vary from 8.30 am to 3 pm from Monday to Saturday

15. When the Course does starts?

Ans: – The First year Course starts around third week of June ( 25 June 18 ) with Induction and Orientation Program.