Eligibility Criteria and the Institutes they are applicable to :

Standard XII (10+2) or equivalent examination passed from any recognized board OR equivalent government approved diploma (10+3) with minimum 50% marks (45% marks for Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribes)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research (SICSR)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, Pune (SCMS-P)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, NOIDA (SCMS-N)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Media & Communication (SCMC)
  • Symbiosis School of Economics (SSE)
  • Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts (SSLA)
  • Symbiosis School of Culinary Arts (SSCA)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID), PUNE
  • Symbiosis School of Planning, Architecture and Design [SSPAD] - NAGPUR
Standard XII (10+2) or equivalent examination passed from any recognized board with minimum 45% marks (40% marks for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes)
  • Symbiosis Law School, Pune (SLS-P)
  • Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA (SLS-N)
  • Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad (SLS-H)
  • Symbiosis Law School, Nagpur (SLS-N)
Standard XII (10+2) passed from the recognized board with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry / Biotechnology / Biology / Technical Vocational subject. Obtained at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes) in the above subjects taken together.
  • Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT)

DISCLAIMER: Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria for the programme(s) which they are desirous to pursue. SIU / STS / Institute will not be responsible, if the candidate applies for programme(s) for which s/he is not eligible.

Reservation Policy of SIU

As per the UGC guideline 2006, the reservation policy for all the institutes under the University is as follows:

a. Within Sanctioned Intake

  • Scheduled Caste (SC): 15%
  • Scheduled Tribes (ST): 7.5%
  • Differently Abled # : 3%
  • Children/wards of Defence Personnel* : 5 % for SLS-PUNE, SICSR

b. Over &Above Intake

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

# Differently Abled (DA) candidate means a candidate having any of the disabilities in accordance with the Persons with Disabilities Act – 1995 and as per revised Gazette of India Registered no: DL – (N)04/0007/2003-16 dated December 28, 2016.The candidate will have to get the disability authenticated from Symbiosis Centre of Health Care (SCHC). The admission may be considered as regularized only after due authentication by SCHC.

* The definition for Children / Wards of Defence Personnel is: The term Defence Personnel would mean only those serving / retired defence personnel from Army, Navy, Air Force. Retired defence personnel are those who fall in the category of ex-servicemen as laid down in Ministry of Defence letter no 36035/5/85- Estt (SCT) dated 14 April 1987. It includes children of defence personnel who died while in service or after retirement.

Note: Candidates applying for Children/wards of Defence Personnel other than above mentioned two institutes (SLS-Pune and SICSR) will be considered as candidates in OPEN Category.

A candidate applying under any of the reserved category (Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe s/ Differently Abled / Kashmiri Migrants / Children/wards of Defence Personnel) are mandatorily required to submit relevant document issued by competent authority at the time of PI-WAT/ST-PI. Any participation at any stage of admission process by such candidate is purely provisional and always subject to verification and 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), 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 registration form. The category selected by the candidate at the time of filling the registration form will be considered to be his category for the entire admission process and his benefits and entitlements shall be according to such selected category. He will not be able to claim benefit under the other category/s at any stage of admission on any account whatsoever. Please also note that if any information provided by the candidate in respect of his category is found to be incorrect, the University shall have right to cancel the candidature of such candidate.

Reservation of seats for Nagpur Domicile (SLS, Nagpur and SSPAD, Nagpur):

  • 25% (Twenty-five percent) seats are reserved for candidates domiciled in Nagpur.
  • Meaning of 'Nagpur Domiciled' Candidates for admission to UG programme only.
  • UG programme 'Nagpur Domiciled' means persons, who are domiciled in Nagpur for a period of 5 (five) years as on the date of commencement of the academic year, and who have class XII from Maharashtra State Board or equivalent exam or Degree certificate or are appearing for the qualifying examination of Nagpur University before admission to the programme. For more information visit institute website

Please carry your following documents at the time of PI-WAT if shortlisted. Please note that if you do not have both these documents, you will not be allowed to appear for the PIWAT process and will be marked as ineligible for admission. No communication will be entertained in this regard.

  • Domicile certificate issued by the competent authority (Collector's office)
  • Standard XII Marksheet. Applicants appearing Standard XII can submit Bonafide certificate from the current institution and Standard Xth Mark sheet.