Symbiosis School of Media & Communication

Symbiosis School of Media & Communication, Bengaluru

(Established under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956 vide Notification No. F.9 12/2001-U.3 of the Government of India)
Accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade


An MBA in communication management guarantees to provide an insight into mingling business with media, which is a combination cherished in the entire media industry.The eligibility criterion to apply for the same is, as follows:

  • The candidate should be a graduate from a recognized university with 50% or equivalent grade (45% or equivalent grade for SC/ST) aggregate.
  • Applicants awaiting their final year results can also apply. However, their admission would be provisional and subject to their furnishing proof of graduation with 50% marks in graduation.
  • SSMC-B is a B-school for enthusiasts who want to work in the Media industry.

Admission Procedure

  • Visit for application form and all information related to SNAP 2019.
  • Register for SNAP 2019 and make payment of SNAP registration fees Rs.1750/-
  • Upon payment, a SNAP ID and password is generated which will be essential to fill up online form for SSMC-Bengaluru’s MBA (CM) Programme.
  • Appearing for SNAP 2019 exam is compulsory for seeking an admission to SSMC-Bengaluru’s MBA
    (CM) Programme.
  • Only those candidates who have registered and paid for ‘SNAP 2019’ will be eligible to apply for MBA (CM) program.
  • Fill up Online Application Form for SSMC-B’s MBA (CM) Programme and pay the registration fees of Rs.1000/-
A Group Exercise, Personal Interaction & Written ability Test will be carried out for the shortlisted candidates by SSMC-B.

  • Group Exercise will include an activities to assess aspirants in areas like Innovation and creativity, Team Work, Time Management etc.
  • Written Ability Test will include questions to assess the writing skills.
  • The Personal Interview round will be to assess aspirants parameters such as Interpersonal Skills, Communication Skills, Academic Proficiency etc.

Admission Calendar

Admission Process Date or Timeline
SNAP and Programme Registration Begins August 23, 2019 Friday
SNAP Registration Closes On November 23, 2019 Saturday
SNAP Payment Closes On November 23, 2019 Saturday
SNAP Admit Card Live On ( December 02, 2019 Monday
SNAP Test December 15, 2019 Sunday
SNAP Results January 10, 2020 Friday
Last Date of Online Registration for SSMC-B January 16, 2020 Thursday
Last Date of SSMC-B Payment January 18, 2020 Saturday
Announcement of GEPIWAT Shortlist January 24, 2020 Friday
SSMC-B GEPIWAT at Noida February 8 & 9, 2020
SSMC-B GEPIWAT at Pune February 15 & 16, 2020
SSMC-B GEPIWAT At Bengaluru February 21 to 24, 2020
Announcement of First Merit List March 11, 2020 Saturday
Last Date for Payment of Fees for the First Merit List Candidates March 28, 2020 Saturday
*Please note that the above dates are subject to change.
*Look out for shortlisted aspirants list after SNAP Result.

Fee Structure

Fees for the MBA – Communication Management at Symbiosis School of Media and Communication, Bengaluru as applicable for below Academic years as under:

Refund Rules

Eligibility Norms


  • University or Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes).
  • Candidates appearing for final year examinations can also apply, but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes). Note: Admission of such candidate will be provisional and will be cancelled in the event of non-fulfillment of the above stated criteria.
  • Programmes which require specific discipline / subject specialization need to be checked for eligibility as given by the respective Institute.
  • A candidate who has completed qualifying degree from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). All foreign degrees / qualifications need to be verified from AIU by the candidate before seeking admission to any programme of SIU.
  • Important: It is the responsibility of the candidate to ascertain whether s/he possesses the requisite qualifications for admission. Having been admitted provisionally does not mean acceptance of eligibility. Final eligibility for admission will be decided by Symbiosis International (Deemed University).

Following will be the reservation policy for admission to any programme of Institutes of SIU (except Symbiosis Institutes of Management Studies, which has separate policy #)

Scheduled Castes (SC): 15%
Scheduled Tribes (ST): 7.5%
Differently Abled *: 3%

Kashmiri Migrants: 2 seats per programme
International Candidates: 15%

A candidate applying under any of the reserved category (Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes / Differently
Abled / Kashmiri Migrants) are mandatorily required to submit relevant document(s) issued by competent
authority. Any participation at any stage of admission process by such candidate is purely provisional and
always subject verification & authentication of such relevant document.
In case a candidate falls under more than one of the above categories (e.g. Scheduled Caste as well as
Differently Abled or any other combination), s/he would need to select any one Category (i.e. either Scheduled
Caste OR Differently Abled in the case of example mentioned above) at the time of filling up the SNAP Test
registration form. The category selected by the candidate at the time of filling the registration form will be
considered to be her/his category for the entire admission process and her/his benefits & entitlements shall be
according to such selected category. S/he will not be able to claim benefit under any of the other categories at
any stage of admission on any account whatsoever.
Please also note that if any information provided by the candidate with respect to her/his category is found to be
incorrect, the University shall have right to cancel the candidature of such candidate at any stage of the
admission process.

The candidate is advised to check the eligibility criteria for the programme(s) which s/he is desirous to pursue.
SIU / STS / Institute will not be responsible, if the candidate applies for programme(s) for which s/he is not eligible.
The candidate is urged to note that no donation or capitation fee is required to be paid for admission to any of the Symbiosis Institutes. The candidate is cautioned against falling prey to any such assurance / offer by any individual or outside agency.

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