Admission to all the courses and programmes at Symbiosis International (deemed University) (SIU) are strictly on merit basis based on the criteria and processes prescribed by the University and assessment of individual performance in Symbiosis National Aptitude Test [SNAP] for Postgraduate Studies and Symbiosis Entrance Test [SET] for Undergraduate Studies.
All aspirants / parents are hereby notified that some individuals / organisations are giving / making false and misleading advertisements / claims in newspapers, websites, social media platforms that they can ensure admission to Symbiosis International (deemed University) and also charging heavy amount for the same.
In this regard, SIU requests the aspirants / parents to refrain from entering into any transaction with such elements. SIU has not appointed any individual / agency / organisation to make such assurance on its behalf. It is a matter of Policy that SIU does not charge capitation fee for admission from students and this is widely and prominently published as well on all the relevant places like prospectus, website, SNAP Booklet, SET Booklet etc.
Despite this Notice, if any aspirant / parents still proceeds with or enters into transaction with such elements, they would be doing so at their own risk and cost. SIU further notifies that any aspirant attempting to approach SIU for admission through or at the instances of such agents will be permanently debarred from admission to all the courses and programmes at Symbiosis International (deemed University).
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Examination and Method of Assessment
In every semester, seven papers will have both external and internal evaluation. Four core papers will have both external and internal evaluation for 60 and 40 marks respectively. Three elective courses carry external and internal evaluation for 45 and 30 marks respectively.
Inter Institute Credit Transfer and Integrated Disaster Management would be evaluated internally out of 100 and 75 marks respectively.
A student would be required to pass in each head (Internal and External) independently.
From the academic year 2007-08, Symbiosis International University has shifted to the Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) system.
Every semester, students would be awarded the Grade Point Average where grades would be awarded based on the class average. The concept of minimum marks for passing therefore becomes irrelevant. A student would be required to consistently perform well.
For internal evaluation, there will be continuous assessment throughout the semester.
The external examination will be conducted at the end of each semester. The students will be required to comply with the formalities of the university regarding exams within the prescribed time.