MBA in Sports Management admissions 2016 for graduates at Symbiosis School of Sports Management

Want to puruse MBA in Sports Management? Symbiosis School of Sports Management is offering 2 years full time regular MBA in Sports Management for Indian and International students. This article provides complete information on the course, including details on how to apply.

Symbiosis School of Sports Management is one of the reputed management institutes in India for imparting quality education with the help of state of the art technologies.

Job prospects for MBA in Sports Management

It has been considered now a days that professional sports is not limited just to athletes, since the sports field is a big business. In fact, management of sports bodies as administrators is one of the highly rewarding careers, since, as long as the sports and managing bodies exists, so also there will always be job prospects for MBA in Sports Management.

Having a degree in sports management is a different aspect but MBA in Sports Management is certainly a versatile option as it manages all aspects inside and outside of the sports bodies. MBA in Sports Management is more practical oriented as it mainly deals with management, administration from business point of view.

After MBA in Sports Management it does not matter whether you work alone or in a team - certainly the knowledge gained from the course particularly from top MBA Schools like Symbiosis School of Sports Management really matters. Symbiosis School of Sports Management really nurtures a student with real world experiences including several type of sports management.


Students who wish to seek admission for MBA in Sports Management at Symbiosis School of Sports Management must have completed graduation in any discipline from recognized institutions.

Student should have secured at least 50% of marks at the graduation level. However, it is 45% for candidates who belongs to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.

Candidates who are in the final year are also eligible to apply but the admission is subjected to securing the minimum requirement of percentage in the qualifying examinations.

Reservation and intake strength of seats

Due to in-depth attention needed to be given to each student the total seats available for general as well as for students who come under reservation is limited to 60 numbers.

Out of 60 seats available, 15% is reserved for SC candidates, 7.5% for ST candidates, 3% for people with disability, 2 seats for Kashmiri migrants and 15% reserved for International students.

Semester wise Programs offered under MBA in Sports Management

MBA in Sports Management is of 2 years full time regular duration at Symbiosis School of Sports Management covers various modules as mentioned below.
  • First Semester
    Principles of Management, Organizational Behaviour, Managerial Accounting, Sports Economics, Legal Aspects in Sports, Introduction to case based learning, Basic Statistics, Sociology of Sport, Sport Governance, Introduction to Sports Science, Management of Fitness, Physical Activity, Recreation and Sports

  • Second Semester
    Human Resource Management, Project Management, Financial Management in Sport Industry, Logistics Management, Strategic Sports Event Management, Sport Marketing, Sport Nutrition, Foundations of Sports Psychology, Sports Coaching and Performance, Managing Sports Facilities, Understanding Sports Organization, Research Methodology in Sports

  • Third Semester
    Management Information System, Sports Analytics, Negotiation Strategies and Techniques, Contracts Management, Media Management in Sports, Sports Equipment Management, Risk Management in Sports, Emerging Trends and Innovation in Sports Management, Summer Project

  • Fourth Semester
    • Capstone Project and Defence
    • Modules under Specialization of Event Management in Sports are:
      Event Planning Process
      Event Revenue Maximization
      Sports Event Sponsorship
      Event Implementation
      Impact and Legacies
    • Modules under Specialization of Human Resource Management in Sports are:
      Recruitment and Selection for Sports Organizations
      Training and development in Sports Organizations
      Volunteers and Volunteerism
      Professionals and Professionalism
      Managing change and future challenges in sports organizations
    • Modules under Technology in sports specialization:
      Sports Technology and Engineering
      Coaching Technology
      Technology for Sportswear and Performance Apparel
      Information Technology in Sports
      Sports Equipment and Technology

Admission process for MBA in Sports Management

Admission process for Indian students begins with Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test or PIWAT.

Whereas for International students admissions will be done through international offices of Symbiosis International University. In case applicant is an international student they need to apply at Symbiosis International University.

Admission fee

Students from India who want to seek admission for MBA in Sports Management in India have to pay Rs.3,25,000 as Academic fee per year and Rs.20,000 as Deposit. International students may go through the admission process at the Symbiosis International University in their respective countries.

Important Dates

Candidates either from India or International students required to go through the admission schedule furnished below:
  • Online registration will commence from 26.06.2016
  • 25th of July 2016 is the last date for registration
  • Last date for payment of admission fee and deposit is 27th July 2016
  • Shortlisted candidates will be communicated to appear Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test on or after 28.07.2016
  • Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test will be held for shortlisted candidates in Pune and Delhi on 08.08.2016 and 09.08.2016
  • First merit list will be published on 11.08.2016
  • Last date for payment of Admission fee for selected candidates in the first list is 18.08.2016
  • Selected aspirants have to join at Pune on 21.08.2016
  • MBA in Sports Management will commence from 22.08.2016

How to register for MBA in Sports Management

Students who wish to register for their MBA in Sports Management admission are required to register only through the online registration for form

As a first step students need to procure user ID and password of their choice under the guidelines.

The user ID and password is required to be maintained until the completion of MBA in Sports Management at Symbiosis International University.

Once registered, the user ID and password cannot be changed unless it is required can be changed in according with the Institute guidelines.

Contact details for communication

Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences
Near Lupin Research Park, Gram: Lavale,
Tal: Mulshi, Pune 412 115

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