Programme Profile   :- 

The SIOM Operations Management specialization empowers each engineer with sharp engineering and scientific capabilities along with smart business management disciplines. The students are dressed to tackle planning, development, and implementation tribulations that their organization might confront. The curriculum deals with topics such as supply chain management, project management, technology management, modelling dynamic systems, and quality management

Name of the Programme: MBA (Operations Management)

(Programme shall commence from AY 2022-23)

Objective of the Programme: MBA (Operations Management) is designed exclusively for Engineers to meet the needs of operations expertise and competencies in diverse sectors of economy viz. Manufacturing, Service, IT, FMCG, E Commerce and Consulting. The objective is to develop amongst the students, in-depth strategic understanding of operations systems, their components, contributions, and interactions with other functional areas and the analytical tools necessary to address both strategic and tactical issues especially catering to the dynamic global business networks addressing the function of efficient Operations processes and systems elated by the not only manufacturing and services but also the booming e commerce sector.

The curriculum motivates the students to understand the business environment holistically and tries to impart problem solving skills with respect to the core values and changing times of the market. 

Programme Structure

Duration of the Programme :- 02 Years

Intake :- 120

Orientation and Pedagogy

MBA (Operations Management) is designed exclusively for Engineers to meet the needs of diverse sectors of economy. The course is oriented to fill in the void of operations competencies needed to successfully drive businesses through the complex dynamics of the global economies.

Briefly, SIOM is an Institute that is dedicated to the creation of operation managers who are proficient at improving an organization's operational performance by minimizing 'defects' in the manufacturing and service-related processes. Inspired by the motto of the institution ‘Empowering and leading Operations excellence for Industry excellence and community wellbeing”, engineers who step out of the SIOM portals and stride into the corporate world, prove to be prized assets for modern day organizations. The sectors open for career in operations are Manufacturing, Consulting Firms, Retail, Financial Institutions, Transportation and Logistics, Construction, Information Technology and Hospitality. Students are equipped to attract strategic job profiles in Process Improvement and Management, Developing,  Implementing and forecasting strategies, Supply chain network designing and Optimization ,Supplier demand management, Procurement, Demand forecasting, Quality Management, SCM Consulting, Process Improvement, Client Service Manager, and many more given the capacities and expertise gained during the course. Highly advanced and Industry relevant state-of-the-art course with balanced understanding of technical-analytical and organizational-behavioural aspects of the market makes this program unique.

In the light of COVID 19 outbreak, where students are yet to join SIOM on campus, online mode of teaching is being followed till further orders from Govt. of India /Govt. of Maharashtra. As per the SIU guidelines courses are delivered 100% in ONLINE mode. Microsoft Teams is the official platform used for all academic sessions and activities.

On campus academic sessions and pedagogy is as follows:

Regular sessions: These are regular classroom sessions on courses listed in the SIU approved programme structure for which a fortnightly schedule is communicated to all students through the portal.

Project Based learning: Live Projects are sought from the Industry for which students register and appear for the selection process. Selected students then complete the project as a module in lieu of the some subjects. Apart from these students are required to do projects, assignments, for certain core and elective subjects, as per course plan prepared by respective faculty. Projects will also be undertaken as a part of the Consulting Club. The objective is to inculcate research capability & practical insights and problem solving of the subject within the student. 

SAP–ERP: SIOM under University Alliance Programme with SAP ACC from Victoria University, Australia provides in house SAP-ERP training to students through SAP trained faculties on various modules

Six Sigma: All students undergo Six Sigma training through theory & practical sessions with live projects which is evaluated by KPMG experts to earn Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification.

It is crucial that students equip themselves with prior reading based on the course plan of each course for effective learning experience. The course plan suggests delivery mechanism of course along with pre reads, case studies, presentations, which students are required to go through before-hand. Absence of this may lead to compulsory library hours for the students

Co-curricular Learning Activities:

Value added and enrichment courses are offered through various platforms. These form an important supplementary part of mainstream learning. Students are expected to participate and attend all such sessions.

Workshops: Workshops for skills development or in-depth inputs of subjects which may or may not be a part of the course structure are organized

Guest Lectures / CEO Meets: Heads of Corporate / CEOs of companies are invited to share their experiences with the students to impart practical insights and relevance of subjects

Institute events are hosted to create industry-academia interaction platforms like HR Summit, Tattv which help students to get real life learning from industry experts

Industry visits: Industry visits are arranged during Semester. Every student visits at least one company to give them an exposure to the Manufacturing / Operations / Retail / Service / Quality sectors / Industries in and around Nashik.

Outward Bound Learning (OBL): OBL is to foster learning and camaraderie through management games and simulations in natural surroundings

Community outreach projects: Students are assigned a specific and time bound community project as a 1 credit course to enhance sensitivity towards the societal environment in which we live and imbibe citizenship values

International Research conference: The conferences invite academicians, research scholars, and corporate professionals to present innovative ideas and concepts through their research papers that support and justify the operations excellence in the management of supply chain that is considered to be interdisciplinary. The conference features keynote speeches and Panel discussions from industry and academia experts.

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Eligibility :-

 Candidate should be an engineering graduate (BE/ B Tech of any stream) from a statutory University with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidates). Candidates appearing for final year examinations can also apply, but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST) in their qualifying examination. A candidate who has completed qualification from any foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

Reservation of Seats   :-

SC – 15%

ST – 7.5%

DA – 3%

KM – 2 seats over and above sanctioned intake

Important Date

Important Dates :- (as per attached format) 


SNAP Registration Start date

August 04, 2022 (Thursday)

SNAP registration last payment date

November 24, 2022 (Thursday)

SNAP Admit card live date

December 05, 2022 (Monday) for SNAP Test 01

December 10, 2022 (Saturday) for SNAP Test 02 and SNAP Test 03

SNAP 2022 exam date

SNAP Test 01 - December 10, 2022 (Saturday) : 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM

SNAP Test 02 - December 18, 2022 (Sunday) : 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM

SNAP Test 03 - December 23, 2022 (Friday) : 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM

SNAP 2022 Result announcement date

January 10, 2023 (Tuesday)


Online Registration for SIOM commences

15th January 2023 (Sunday)

Institute Registration and Payment end date

January 15, 2023 (Sunday)

Institute shortlist announcement date

January 18, 2023 (Wednesday)

Shortlist call letter publication date

January 20, 2023 (Friday)

Institute GEPIWAT dates

10, 11, 12 Feb, 17, 18, 19 Feb and

24, 25, 26 Feb 2023

1st merit list declaration date

March 10, 2023 (Friday)

Last date for payment of fees for 1st Merit List

March 27, 2023 (Monday)

Programme commencement date

June 5, 2023 (Monday)

Contact Details of Institute :-

Contact Details of Institute :- 

  1. Name of Institute     :- Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM), Nashik
  2. Address of institute  :- A-23, Shravan Sector, Cidco, New Nashik, Nashik - 422008
  3. Telephone number   :- 0253-2376107 / 08, 2379959
  4. Email                        :- admissions_eligibility@siom.in 
  5. Website                     :- www.siom.in

How to apply


Step 1:  Register and pay for SNAP by 24 November, 2022 (Thursday)

Step 2:   Register and pay for Operations management programme @ SIOM Nashik by 5th January, 2023 (Thursday):


  • 10 December 2022 (Saturday) 14.00 hours – 15.00 hours
  • 18 December 2022 (Sunday) 14.00 hours – 15.00 hours
  • 23 December 2022 (Friday) 14.00 hours – 15.00 hours


Registration fee for SNAP – Rs.1950/- Per Test (non-refundable)

Programme Registration Fee – Rs.1000/- per programme (non-refundable)


  • Institute Shortlist Announcement Date January 16,2023 (Monday)
  • Shortlist Call Letter Publication Date January 23, 2023 (Monday)
  • Institute GEPIWAT dates 10, 11, 12 February 2023, 17, 18, 19 February 2023 and 24, 25, 26 February 2023(Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
  • Slot booking for WAT & GEPI 07,08,09 February 2023
  • First Merit list announcement date March 10,2023 (Friday)
  • Programme commencement date June 5, 2023 (Monday)

Admission Process

For seeking admission to the Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management, Nashik, Candidate has to register and pay for SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test) SNAP test fee INR. 1950 is (non-refundable). While registering for SNAP, applicant has to also apply for SIOM Nashik in the same application form. A programme fee of INR.1000 (non-refundable) is to be paid to SIOM Nashik for each programme that the aspirant wishes to apply. Based on the SNAP test scores, short-listed candidates are asked to book slots for the GE (Group Exercise), PI-WAT (Personal Interview and Writing Ability Test) process for the respective programme(s).Post this merit list is declared and selected candidates are called for completing the admission process by paying fees within stipulated time window.

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