Full Time PGPM Program
Details of Full Time PGPM are as under
Application form 2015-16 : Download
Prospects PGPM 2015-16 : Download
PGPM 2015-2016 Programme Structure

Following are the categories for admission in SIMS
According to an MOU with Ministry of Defence, Govt of India, the to…



  • According to an MOU with Ministry of Defence, Govt of India, the to fulltime programs is indicated below :

    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. *(Please see Note for Dependants below).

    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.

    *(Please see Note for Dependants below).
    (Admission would be subject to condition that the candidate meets the laid qualitative requirements and will be required to go through the selection process like other students.)

    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. The qualitative requirements and selection process for this category are same as mentioned earlier. This category of admissions is meant to give an opportunity to industry to sponsor candidates to enhance their relationships with SIMS and the campus placement opportunities of the institute. The following may be noted:
    • The Industry / Sponsored category vacancies are meant for those companies that visit Institute for campus placements.
    • The institute reserves the right to give admission to a candidate of its choice.
    • The fees for such students will be two and a half times more than that of Defence Category Students.
    • They have to go through the selection process, as outlined.

    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.
    International Students :

    A few seats are available for international/NRI category students as per Symbiosis International University regulations.
    * Note:

    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.

    (Please refer to Govt of India letter no. 36034/5/85-Estt. (SCT), dated 14th April 1987 for clarification on ‘ex-serviceman’).

    Documents to support eligibility (Dependents duly attested by Class 1-gazetted officer/magistrate).

    A. Dependents of Serving Defence Personnel :
    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

Eligibility Criteria
The requisite eligibility criteria for PGPM at SIMS are as under
Bachelor’s degree from any statutory/Recognized university with minimum 50% aggregate marks and minimum four years of work experience.

Admission Procedure
Full time PGPM Programme
Depending on the categories admission procedure is as follows…


Admission procedure for PGPM

  • Admissions open for Full Time Post Graduate Programme in Management

    Application Procedure :
    Download an application form from, Take a prinout and submit the application form with supporting documents of Rs. 1500/- in cash or DD in favour of Director, SIMS paybale at Pune.
    Course Commencement : 2 June 2015

    Selection Procedure :
    Group Discussion and Personnel Interview.

    For More details Contact Miss. Renu Kulkarni,
    Head Placement and Corporate Relations,
    Mob. +91 9561006433 | PH. 020-3021 3252

Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions[FAQ]..
Questions with their solution are as follows for more enquiry contact us..



  • Note: All the following FAQs were applicable for the admission process for the year 2016. They might change for the next year’s admission process! Please contact the Admissions department for any queries.

    Q1. Is SNAP mandatory for getting admission in SIMS?
    Q2. How is SNAP different from CAT or any other management aptitude test?
    Q3. How much weightage is given to SNAP score in final admission?
    Q4. Do I need to register & pay to individual institute even after registering & paying for SNAP?
    Q5. I am in the last semester of my Graduation, can I apply?
    Q6. Who can apply for SIMS?
    Q7. Is there a common process for all institutes or do we need to appear separately for every institute? What is GEPIWAT?
    Q8. What happens if I do not have all the required documents on the day of my GE-PIWAT process?
    Q9. Does filing of a discrepancy report effects my GE-PIWAT evaluation process?
    Q10. I have a document pending for submission how should I submit it?
    Q11. I applied under a specific category, but now I have realized that I am eligible only for the other category but not in my applied category, what should I do?
    Q12. How long does the GE-PIWAT process takes to get over?
    Q13. I am not satisfied with a particular aspect in which my GE-PIWAT process was conducted?
    Q14. I was asked to submit Appendix A/B in original at the time of verification, what should I do if I require it in future?

    Please write to us your queries relating to admission : or call 020-30213250

Fees Structure

Following is the fees structure for PGPM
Fee Structure for Full Time PGPM 2015-16…



Application Form

Following is the application form for PGPM download from below link
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Contact Us
Ms. Renuu Kulkarni
Head – Placements & Corporate Relations
Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS)
Range Hills Road, Khadki, Pune – 411020
Mobile: +91 9561006433

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