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UPES B.Sc Admissions 2020

Institute: Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies 

Programme: MBA with specializations in Marketing, Finance, Operations, Information Systems, HRM, International Business
  • Candidate should be graduate from a college affiliated to a statutory University having undergone a full-time bachelor's level degree programme with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks as indicated in the mark-sheet provided by University.
  • Candidate under Defence category should be a dependant of a serving Defence Personnel or Ex-Servicemen. The category of Ex-Serviceman is as defined vide Ministry of Defence; Govt. of India letter No. 36034/5/85-Estt (SCT) dated 14 April 1987.
Dependent’s in Defence category of following are eligible to apply :
  • Serving Army, Navy or Air force (hereinafter termed as Defence) personnel.
  • Pensioners of regular Army, Navy or Air force.
  • Ex-servicemen including ex-Short Service Officers (who have completed 5 years service)
  • MNS officers who have taken retirement after 10 years of completed service (without pensionary benefit).
  • War Widows who are in receipt of liberalized pension.
  • TA personnel who have completed 10 years of embodied service.
  • Adopted children of Defence personnel (adopted at least 5 years prior to seeking admission).
  • Children of widows of Defence personnel who are born as a result of second marriage with Defence personnel.
1. Defence Open Category:
80% vacancies for the full time two year courses offered by SIMS, shall be allotted to dependents of defence personnel only on the basis of their performance in the entrance examination and strictly on merit. 
2. Defence Special Category:
10% vacancies will cater for dependents of Defence Personnel affected as under:
Killed in action (War, Counter- Insurgency or War- like operations)
Next of kin of service personnel who have died/been disabled while in service and are awarded Special Family Pension/Liberalised Family Pension.
3. Industry Sponsored Category:
10% of the total vacancies would constitute the Industry Sponsored category. This category is open to those students who are sponsored by industry for full time programmes. 
Note: The Industry / Sponsored category vacancies are meant for those companies that visit Institute for campus placements.
4. Officers on Study Leave:
Serving Defence officers’ are permitted to undergo full time MBA course whilst on Study Leave, as per respective Service HQ regulations.
5. International Students:
A few seats are available for international/NRI category students as per Symbiosis International University regulations.
Documents to support eligibility
Note: (Dependents duly attested by Class 1-gazetted officer/magistrate).
A. Dependents of Serving Defence Personnel:
  • Officers:Unit DO Part II Order / AG Branch (Org 5) / equivalent copy indicating family details.
  • Personnel below Officers’ Rank: Unit Part II Order / Records office copy indicating family details.
B. Dependents of pensioners/ex-Servicemen:
  • Copy of CCDA (Pension), Allahabad / DCDA (Air Force), Delhi / CDA (Navy), Mumbai; PPO indicating grant of pensionary awards.
  • Copy Unit Part II Order / AG Branch or equivalent / Record office indicating details of family members.
  • Certificate of ex-servicemen from Zilla Sainik Board will not be acceptable.
C. Dependents in Defence Special Category:
  • Copy of Ministry of Defence letter indicating grant of Special/Liberalised Family Pensionary awards; copy of CDA (Pension/DCDA (Air Force)/CDA (Navy) indicating award of Special/Liberalised Pensionary awards.
  • Copy of AG Branch / equivalent / Records office/Military Hospital order indicating nature and cause of death / disablement
Selection Procedure: personality assessment including two group excercises, personal interview.
How to apply: Click here to apply online 
Important dates:
Online SNAP Registration for SNAP Test: August 27, 2012 
Online registration for SIMS commences: August 31, 2012
SNAP Examination: December 16, 2012  
Last date of online registration for SIMS MBA programme: January 9, 2013
SNAP Result: January 10, 2013
List of candidates short listed for GEPI: January 16, 2013 
Dates for GEPI: February 2 - 3, 2013
Admission list of selected candidates: February 19, 2013
Course commences: June 3, 2013 
Click here for prospectus 
Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies
Range Hills Road, Khadki,
Pune - 411020
Phone: 020 - 30213250/201/207, Fax: 020 - 30213333
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