JBIMS VS SIBM – MBA College Comparison




JBIMS – Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai

Admission to JBIMS is through DTE CAP Rounds.

SIBM – Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune

Admission to SIBM is through SNAP Exam, Group Exercise and Personal Interaction.

Courses Offered

MMS (120 seats)MBA (180 seats)
MSc Finance (30 seats)MBA I&E (60 seats)
Part Time ProgrammesMBA Executive
Doctoral ProgrammesPost Graduate Diploma (50 seats)


JBIMS MMS – Rs. 6,00,000+ for the course of 2 years

SIBM MBA – Rs. 18,75,000+ for the course of 2 years (including hostel fees and the hostel is compulsory)


Companies visited6985
PPO Offered6363
Average CTC18.91 LPA16.23 LPA
Median CTC17 LPANot given
Highest CTC30 LPA28 LPA

List of Symbiosis institutes through SNAP exam

  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM, Pune)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR, Pune)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD, Pune)
  • Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB, Pune)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM, Pune)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS, Pune)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune (SIMC, Pune)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM, Nashik)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT, Pune)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS, Pune)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru (SIBM, Bengaluru)
  • Symbiosis School of Media & Communication, Bengaluru (SSMC, Bengaluru)
  • Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF, Pune) (Formerly Symbiosis School of Banking Management)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad (SIBM, Hyderabad)
  • Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS, Pune)

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In order to enter SIBM, a student needs to give SNAP exam, then apply for different colleges under SNAP followed with group exercise and personal interaction. 

In order to enter JBIMS, a student needs to give MBA CET exam and score about 99.93 percentile. No GD PI is required, the only way is DTE CAP Rounds.

The minimum expenditure in Mumbai for an out station candidates is around Rs. 10,000 per month, so for 2 years it comes down to Rs. 2,40,000. Total investment Rs. 6,00,000 + Rs. 2,40,000 = Rs. 8,40,000. Let’s round it up to Rs. 9,00,000 and still SIBM investment is 2 times JBIMS

From investment+ placements point of view, JBIMS is preferred choice on any day

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