SIBM vs SIMS: Programmes, Placement and Fees

Published: | August 17, 2017
SIBM vs SIMS: Programmes, Placement and Fees
  • Symbiosis International University offers some of the excellent management programmes.
  • The University’s most sought after business schools are SIBM and SIMS.
  • Following is a detailed comparison of the two institutes.

Symbiosis International University, Pune, offers some of the excellent management programmes in India. The university has various management institutes including Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management, Symbiosis Institute of International Business and Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies that offer PGDM and MBA programmes in different fields.

Recognised by the UGC, the University’s most sought after business schools are Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM) and Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS). Both the institutes offer some popular management diploma programmes, whereas, SIBM also offers MBA programmes.

Both the institutes have been ranked amongst the top 30 b-schools in India and have been imparting quality business education. Following is a detailed comparison of the two institutes.

SIBM vs SIMS – Find out the details below:




Year of Establishment




NAAC Grade A

NAAC Grade A


Symbiosis International University, Pune

Symbiosis International University, Pune

Courses Offered

  • PGD in Marketing Management
  • PGD in Operations Management
  • PGD in HR Management
  • PGD in Innovation and Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • PGD in Family Business
  • PGD in Financial Management
  • Master of Business Administration
  • MBA in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • PGC in Marketing Management
  • PGC in HR Management
  • PGC in Operations Management
  • PGC in Financial Management
  • Executive MBA
  • PGD in Supply Chain Management
  • PGD in International Business
  • PGD in Business Analytics
  • PGD in Financial Management
  • PGD in Business Management
  • PGD in HR Management
  • PGD in Project Management
  • Executive MBA
  • PGDM - Executive

Fees Range

Rs. 12 lakh to Rs. 15 lakh depending on the programme and facilities offered.

Rs. 8 lakh to Rs. 10 lakh depending on facilities and programmes.

Highest Package

Rs. 24 lakh per annum

Rs. 18 lakh per annum

Average Placement Offers

Rs. 15.02 lakh per annum

Rs. 8.5 lakh per annum

Number of Recruiters



Number of Offers


Not available

Popular Companies Visiting Campus

  • Yes Bank
  • HSBC
  • ICICI Bank
  • Future Group
  • Deloitte
  • Lenovo
  • Wipro
  • Accenture
  • Axis Bank
  • Credit Suisse
  • Deloitte
  • Endeavor
  • Ford Motors
  • Godrej

Also Read: Consider these Factors Before Choosing a MBA Specialisation

Since SIBM and SIMS are both part of the Symbiosis International University, admission to both the institutes is done on the basis of the Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP). Till last year, the exam was conducted in pen-paper mode, however, in 2017 SNAP will be conducted in online mode.

Also Read: GMAT vs GRE: Choose the Right Exam for MBA in Abroad Universities

Your score in SNAP, academic background and personal assessment (GD and PI) will determine your selection in SIBM and SIMS. Find out more about the selection process at


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