SNAP Exam

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test Exam

What is SNAP Exam?

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is a common written test conducted by the Symbiosis International University (Deemed University) for the admissions to MBA/M.Sc (CA)/M.Sc (SS) programmes offered by Symbiosis International.

SNAP is conducted once in a year and it is a computer-based test format.

SNAP 2019:

The Symbiosis International University has started the registration process on August 16, 2019, and it will end on November 23, 2019. For all the B-schools accepting SNAP scores, there is a common application process.

The aspirants who wish to appear for the SNAP 2019 entrance exam must ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria and have to register online at https://www.snaptest.org

To register for SNAP 2019 entrance exam, click here to follow the instructions.

Test - Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP)

Test Type - National Entrance Exam Test conducted for admission to Post Graduate courses

Conducting Body - Symbiosis International University (Deemed University)

Application Fee:

Online Mode : INR 1750 + applicable payment gateway charges, GST, and any other taxes.

Demand Draft (DD) : INR 2065/-.

Eligibility Criteria:

Graduate from any recognised/statutory University with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST). If a candidate who has completed a qualifying degree from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). Check out here to know more about the eligibility with details.

Highlights of SNAP:

  • This test can be taken up by any candidates who have a graduation in any discipline
  • To register for the examination, the application form of SNAP will be available online
  • The fee for application varies according to the number of programmes applied for
  • The test is an objective type computer based test
  • The shortlisted candidates will have to appear for the personal interview and written ability test rounds
  • 13 B-schools of the Symbiosis International University, Pune are participating in SNAP

Institutes & Programmes for which SNAP 2019 Test is mandatory:

 

Name of the Institute Programme

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM, Pune)

MBA
MBA (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)
Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR, Pune) MBA (Information Technology)
M.Sc. (Computer Applications)
M.Sc. (System Security)
Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD, Pune) MBA
MBA (Infrastructure Management)
MBA (Business Analytics)
Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB, Pune) MBA (International Business)
MBA (Agri Business)
MBA (Energy & Environment)
Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM, Pune) MBA (Telecom Management)
Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS, Pune) MBA
Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune (SIMC, Pune) MBA (Communication Management)
Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management, Nashik (SIOM, Nashik) MBA (Operations Management)
Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT, Pune) MBA (Information Technology Business Management)
MBA (Data Science and Data Analytics)
Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS, Pune) MBA (Hospital & Healthcare Management)
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru (SIBM, Bengaluru) MBA
Symbiosis School of Media & Communication, Bengaluru (SSMC, Bengaluru) MBA (Communication Management)
Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF, Pune) MBA (Banking and Finance)
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad (SIBM, Hyderabad) MBA
Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS, Pune) MBA (Sports Management)

Institutes & Programmes for which SNAP 2019 Test is not mandatory:

Name of the Institute Programme
Symbiosis Law School (SLS-Pune) LL.M
Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS) M.Sc (Medical Technology)
Symbiosis College of Nursing (SCON) M.Sc (Nursing)
Symbiosis School of Biomedical Sciences (SSBS) M.Sc (Biotechnology)
M.Sc (Nutrition & Dietetics)
Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune (SIMC, Pune) M.A (Mass Communication)
Symbiosis School of Economics (SSE) M.Sc (Economics)
Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT) M.Tech (CAD & AM)
M.Tech (E&TCE)
M.Tech (CSE)
M.Tech(G&ST)
Symbiosis School of International Studies (SSIS) M.A (IS)
Symbiosis Institute of Geoinformatics (SIG) M.Sc (Geoinformatics)
Symbiosis Statistical Institute (SSI) M.Sc (Applied Statistics)

Reservation Policy:

Scheduled Caste (SC) - 15%

Scheduled Tribes (ST) - 7.5%

Differently Abled - 3%

Children/Wards of Defence Personnel - 5% applicable only for the following programmes:

1. MBA (International Business) - SIIB, Pune

2. MBA (Telecom Management) - SITM, Pune

3. MBA (Information Technology Business Management) - SCIT, Pune

4. MBA (Information Technology) - SICSR Pune

SNAP 2019 Exam Analysis

The Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) 2019 will be on December 17, 2019, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm across 92 cities in India. This computer-based test comprises four sections – general English, quantitative aptitude, data interpretation & data sufficiency, analytical & logical reasoning and current affairs.

Around two lakh candidates appeared for SNAP 2018 for admission to various master's programmes. This year, SNAP, inspired by CAT changed the question format. SNAP 2019 rated between moderate and difficult. Here are some points related to SNAP 2019 exam analysis. 

  • The total number of questions had been reduced to 130 from 150. 
  • The question paper was divided into MCQs and Non-MCQs.
  • The question paper consisted of four sections; however, the least weightage was awarded to the current affairs (GK) section. 
  • The scoring pattern – 1 mark for each correct answer for MCQs and +2 for correct answer Non-MCQs. 
  • 25 per cent of the marks will be deducted for negative marking. 
  • The reading comprehension passages were moderate and a few logical reasonings were difficult. 
  • The general knowledge questions were asked from the recently held assembly elections. 
  • The expected cut-off score for SNAP 2019 will be between 60 and 65 marks out of 150.

General English 

The two reading comprehension passages in the English paper contained 5 questions each. Most of the questions were based on the facts. The vocabulary-based questions were easy. Candidates also found questions related to grammar. Aspirants who attempted 30 to 32 questions accurately may get the positive result. 

Quantitative Ability

Candidates found this section easier compared to previous years. Most of the questions were based on Geometry and Modern Math. The test takers didn’t find questions on data interpretation, instead, the questions were on data sufficiency. Candidates who have attempted around 25 questions with more than 90 per cent accuracy will get a good score. 

Logical And Analytical Reasoning

This was divided into MCQs and Non-MCQs type. Candidates' physics knowledge was also tested in this section along with reasoning skills. Many test takers felt that the questions in LR were moderate. Candidates who attempted over 20 questions with 80 to 90 per cent accuracy can clear the test. 

Current Affairs 

The questions in the CA were dominated by business awareness and Indian polity. The questions were also asked on international events, science & technology, sports, awards, geography, schemes, etc. Candidates who have done well in more than 12 questions with more than 70 per cent accuracy will surely clear in this section. 

SNAP 2019 Expected Cut-off 

Subject  Good Attempt
General English  30-32
Quantitative Aptitude 23-25
Logical and Analytical Reasoning 20-22
General Awareness (Current Affairs) 11-13
Overall 84-88

SNAP 2019 Exam Cut-off

We expect that the SNAP 2019 exam cut-off score will be between 60 and 65 out of 150. The shortlisting will be based on sectional and overall cut-offs. Candidates have to note that who will not meet the sectional cut-off will not be considered for shortlisting.

SNAP 2019 Registration Window Activated

Symbiosis International (Deemed) University has activated the registration window for Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) 2019.  The SNAP registration form will be available online mode until November 23, 2019. Interested candidates should visit the official website of SNAP to apply online. 

To apply online for SNAP 2019 exam, aspirants should satisfy all the eligibility criteria. One should pay the prescribed fee Rs 1,750. The SNAP 2019 exam will be held in online mode on December 15. SNAP exam will be held across 90 exam centres for admission into post-graduate programme course of management.

19 August 2019
SNAP 2019 Exam Details Released

Symbiosis International University (Deemed University) has released the Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) 2019 exam details. Candidates who are aiming for admission to 16 Symbiosis institutes in MBA and MSc programs can register online for the examination from August 16, 2019. The entrance test will be conducted to seek admissions to MBA/M.Sc (CA)/M.Sc (SS) programmes. 

One can register online until November 23, 2019. The admit card for SNAP 2019 will be available on the official website on December 2. The SNAP 2019 exam will take place on December 15, 2019. The result will be declared on January 10, 2020. 

There is a change in the SNAP exam pattern. The total number of questions have been decreased from 130 to 110. The non-objective type questions were reduced from 20 to 5. Candidates should note that Quantitative, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency sections will only have special questions.

9 August 2019
Symbiosis International Released SNAP 2018 Results

The Symbiosis International University has released the results for SNAP 2018 examination. Candidates who have appeared for the SNAP online examination on December 16, 2018, can visit the official website to check their result. 

Candidates who qualify in the online written examination will be called for the Group Exercise (GE) and Personal Interaction (PI). The final admission will be based on the candidates' performance in Group Exercise (GE), Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interaction (PI). 

Click here to check the SNAP 2018 result

SNAP is an online test conducted for admission to courses such as MBA and M.Sc. Candidates who clear all the rounds will get admission across various Symbiosis institutes spread across the country.

11 January 2019
SNAP 2018 Exam Analysis: Expected Cut-off Score Is Between 60 And 65

The Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) 2018 exam was held on December 16, 2018. Around two lakh candidates appeared for the examination conducted across 92 cities in India. The online-test comprised sections such as general English, quantitative aptitude, data interpretation & data sufficiency, analytical & logical reasoning and current affairs.

SNAP has changed their questioning format with the inspiration from CAT. Many test takers felt that the question paper was moderate. The least weightage was given to current affairs. To read completely about the SNAP 2018 exam analysis, click here.

The expected cut-off for SNAP 2018 will be between 60 and 65 marks out of 150. Candidates have to attain minimum sectional cut-off score besides the overall cut-off score in order to get shortlisted.

17 December 2018
Explore The Test Day Guide Prior To SNAP 2018

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is conducted by the Symbiosis International University (Deemed University) for admissions to master's programmes. Symbiosis is all set to conduct the computer-based test on December 16, 2018, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. SNAP 2018 will be conducted across 92 cities in India.  

The SNAP exam pattern comprises of four sections – general English, quantitative aptitude, data interpretation & data sufficiency, analytical & logical reasoning and current affairs. The total number of questions is 130. The duration of the exam is two hours. 

Candidates are required to download the SNAP admit card 2018 from the official website in order to appear for the entrance test. The SNAP admit card is one of the most important documents required to be carried on the test day. Hence, it is advised to aspirants to carry a colour copy of the admit card. 

The organising body has released the test day guide to help test takers. Candidates are advised to explore the test day guide to keep all the exam-related myths at bay. To explore the SNAP 2018 test day guide, click here.

11 December 2018
Symbiosis Released SNAP Admit Card 2018
SNAP 2018 Registration, Apply Before Nov 26, 2018
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