Symbiosis International University (SIU) has become synonymous with world class education. The university is a gateway to a number of recognized and highly rated institutes offering UG, PG and professional courses.
The number of business schools in India has tripled to nearly 4,000 in just half a decade. With the growing number of B-schools in India, students have a number of options to choose from. Let's not forget the long list of international universities promising global exposure and world class infrastructure compelling every student to apply abroad. In such competitive times, the Symbiosis International University however, has seen a steady growth in the number of applicants, year on year.
The university's world-class campuses and infrastructure, best-in-class faculty and futuristic program content in addition to the option of choosing from a wide range of courses have made it the preferred university for aspiring students from India and abroad.
The job market for professionals in the Indian healthcare, hospitality, IT and IT-enabled services (ITeS) and media & entertainment is growing and is expected to create around 16,00,000 new jobs in the current financial year, with the Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) likely to be 20-25%. Healthcare is already one of India's largest service sectors with an estimated revenue of about Rs 2,50,000 Crores (about 5% of GDP) and is solely expected to add 4,00,000 jobs by 2014. India's Media and Entertainment industry is also expected to grow from Rs. 81,500 Crores in 2010 to more than Rs. 1,25,000 Crores by 2015 creating roughly 2,50,000 jobs by 2014.
In order to be the best in business and constantly remain so, you have to be aware of the changing needs of the students as well as the industry developments. And the Symbiosis International University has done exactly that.
Institutes like Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication (SIMC), Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS), Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR) and Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB) offer highly specialized programs with niche skill development curriculum. This ensures Symbiosis International University students have the necessary competitive skills to succeed in the sunrise industries.
Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Test is the first step to the postgraduate programmes at the University. It is the common entrance test that opens doors to 17 constituent institutes offering multiple degrees in faculties such as Management, Computer Studies, Media, Communication & Design, Health & Biomedical Sciences, Humanities & Social Sciences and Engineering.
SNAP will be held on Sunday, 16th December 2012 in 30 cities across India. To enroll, aspiring students must register online at www.snaptest.org by November 23, 2012 and pay the test fee by November 26, 2012. After appearing for SNAP, students have to apply to the Symbiosis institute/s of their choice and follow the individual admission process of each institute. A student's SNAP score remains valid for all institutes under Symbiosis International University.
The SNAP test consists of evaluation in 3 broad categories: General Knowledge, English and Quantitative.