Process for International Candidates

Admissions of international students are centralized for all the constituent institutes of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) and are routed through the Symbiosis Center for International Education (SCIE).

SCIE earmarks 15% of the total intake of the respective programme for international students which include, Foreign Nationals (FN), Person of Indian Origin (PIO) Card Holders, Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) Card Holders, and Non-Resident Indians (NRI).

Foreign National (FN):

A student is eligible to apply as a Foreign National (FN) if he/she is a citizen of any country other than India and holds a foreign passport.

Person of Indian Origin (PIO):

As per the Government of India notification dated 9th January 2015, all the existing Persons of Indian Origin cardholders registered as such shall be deemed to be Overseas Citizens of India cardholders.

Overseas Citizen of India (OCI):

A student is eligible to apply as OCI if he/she is granted with Overseas Citizenship of India and has an OCI card.

Non Resident Indian (NRI):

A student is eligible to apply as a Non Resident Indian (NRI) if he/she has appeared for either 10th or 10+2 (equivalent to the Indian 10th or 12th) examination outside India. It is mandatory for NRI students who have appeared for their 10th standard exam outside India and 12th in India to appear for the following entrance tests as applicable. Please refer for more details.

For Management, Media Studies, Economics, Computer Studies, Liberal Arts & Culinary Arts – Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET)

For Design – Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED)

For Law – Symbiosis Law Admission Test (SLAT)

For Engineering – Symbiosis Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Exam (SITEEE)

No entrance test is applicable for Medical Technology, Nursing & Photography

To assist candidates with their application to Symbiosis International (Deemed University) a detailed stepwise procedure is available on Interested candidates can apply online through their user friendly online application facility. For more information, please write to