SNAP

SNAP 2023

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test

Results Date
10th Jan 2024

exam date
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SNAP Exam 2023 - Date, Registration, Fees, Eligibility, Syllabus, Details @snaptest.org

Symbiosis International University, Pune has commenced SNAP 2023 Registration and the last date to apply for SNAP Exam is November 23, 2023. SNAP Test is conducted in online mode i.e. it's a computer based test (CBT). SNAP Application Forms were released in the month of August. SIBM Pune will conduct SNAP Exam 2023 in the month of December in three sessions. SNAP Exam Date 2023 are December 10, 17, and 22, 2023. SIU released SNAP Exam Date through an official notification on the official website. Check SNAP 2023 Exam Schedule

Since SNAP Test is the only gateway to admission to Symbiosis International University (SIU) Constituent Colleges, students who are interested in taking the exam must register themselves before the window closes on November 23 since it is SNAP Registration last date. Check SNAP Accepting Colleges

SNAP 2023 is one of the most popular national level MBA Entrance Exams. Qualifying SNAP Exam will get students admission to 24 MBA/PGDM courses by the Symbiosis International University (SIU) 16 Institutes. The SNAP Exam Date 2023 and registration schedule has been announced by Symbiosis University. Check Steps to Apply for SNAP Exam

The SNAP Exam Duration has been reduced to 1 hour and its score will be accepted for MBA Admissions 2024 by 16 Symbiosis Colleges.

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test also abbreviated as SNAP is a national level examination which is conducted every year. The mentioned exam is the gateway for the students aspiring to take admissions in programs like MBA / MSc (CA) / MSc (SS). The exam is conducted by Symbiosis International Deemed University (SIU) which is responsible for taking all the decisions regarding the examination and releasing the notifications. All the information is updated from time to time on the official website of SNAP i.e. snaptest.org.

SNAP Exam Highlights

Particular

Detail

SNAP Full Form

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test SNAP

Conducted by

Symbiosis International University (SIU)

SNAP Exam Date

December 10, 17, and 22, 2023

Exam Level

National Level Exam

Frequency

Once a Year

Maximum Attempts

2 Attempts

SNAP Exam Duration

1 hour i.e. 60 minutes (Revised)

SNAP Exam Mode

Online

SNAP Registration Fee

INR 2250 (Revised)

Exam Language

English

SNAP Exam Sections

Three Sections-

  • General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability
  • Analytical & Logical Reasoning
  • Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

SNAP Total Questions

60 questions

SNAP Exam Marking Scheme

  • +1 mark for each correct answer
  • -025 marks for every incorrect answer

SNAP Eligibility Criteria

Bachelor's degree with 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized university

SNAP Official Website

www.snaptest.org

Contact Details

  • Call: 18001231454 | +91-20-28116226/27 | 61936226/27
  • Whatsapp No. : +91-7709328908
  • Email: info@snaptest.org

Courses Offered

MBA/ PGDM

Participating Colleges

16 Symbiosis Institutes

What is SNAP Exam?

SNAP Exam is a national level MBA Entrance Exam conducted in online (computer based) mode for admission to more than 26 Management and M. Sc programs offered by 16 Management Institutes affiliated to the Symbiosis International University (SIU). SNAP full form is Symbiosis National Aptitude Test SNAP which is conducted by Symbiosis International University. SNAP 2023 Exam will analyze students' ability to tackle questions across multiple sections asked in the SNAP Question Paper. The sections asked in SNAP Test include General English, Quantitative Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, and Analytical & Logical Reasoning. 

SNAP Exam

SNAP Registration 2023 has begun on the official website and students who are interested in taking the exam must fill SNAP Application Form online before the application window closes. SNAP Registration Last Date is November 23, 2023. While filling the application form, candidates must also process the payment of INR 2250 as SNAP Exam Fees. Those who get to qualify the exam will be called for Personal Interview (PI) and Written Ability Test (WAT) conducted by the SIU. There will also be Group Exercise in order to shortlist candidates for admission to the MBA/ PGDM or M. Sc programs. Preparation Tips for WAT and PI Rounds

  • SNAP is conducted at the end of every year for filling the seats available under various programs in the 16 colleges affiliated to SIU and spread across the nation.
  • It is mandatory to score the qualifying marks in the SNAP for taking admissions in the above-mentioned programs in the respective colleges of the Symbiosis group.

What is SNAP Full Form?

SNAP full form is Symbiosis National Aptitude Test conducted for admission to MBA/PGDM programs offered by 16 constituent institutes of Symbiosis International University.

Related Articles:

More About SNAP 2023 Exam

Now the question arises, who all are eligible for the exam? The eligibility for SNAP Test is as same as the other MBA entrance examinations:

  • The candidate must have a bachelor's degree with a minimum of 50 percent marks and in case of SC/ST/OBC candidates, a relaxation of 5% is provided i.e. the candidate of the reserved category should have a minimum of 45 percent aggregate marks at the graduation level.

The registration process starts with visiting the official website of SNAP. During the registration process, the candidates are required to provide all the required details and the details filled in by them must be authentic and correct as any incorrect detail may lead to cancellation of their candidature. Unlike other qualifying examinations of the country, the application fee for the SNAP Exam is slightly different, the candidates need to pay a registration fee separately for SNAP.

What is SNAP Exam Date?

SNAP Exam will be conducted on 10, 17, and 22 December 2023.

SNAP 2023 Exam Date

SNAP Exam Date 2023 have been announced on the official website of SNAP. The table mentioned below gives the information on SNAP Exam Dates:

Particular

Date

SNAP Registration Starts

August 23, 2023

SNAP 2023 Mock Test Registration Deadline

November 2023

SNAP Mock Test Slot Booking

To Be Announced

SNAP 2023 Mock Test

To Be Announced

SNAP Registration Last Date

November 23, 2023

SNAP Admit Card Download

1st Week of December 2023 (Session 1)

3rd Week of December 2023 (Session 2 and 3)

SNAP Exam Date 2023

10, 17, and 22 December 2023

SNAP 2023 Result Date

2nd Week of January 2024

Also Read - SNAP Exam 2023 Important Dates

List of SNAP Accepting Colleges

Below mentioned are the institutes affiliated to Symbiosis International University that offer admission through SNAP Exam. The institutes have been mentioned along with the programs that they offer:

Institute

Programs Offered

SIBM Pune

MBA (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)

SICSR Pune

MBA (Information Technology)

SCMHRD Pune

MBA (Infrastructure Development and Management)

MBA (Business Analytics)

SIIB Pune

MBA (International Business)

MBA (Agri-Business)

MBA (Energy & Environment)

SITM Pune

MBA (Telecom Management)

SIMS Pune

MBA

SIMC Pune

MBA (Communication Management)

SIOM Nashik

MBA (Operations Management)

SCIT Pune

MBA (Information Technology Business Management)

MBA (Data Sciences and Data Analytics)

SIHS Pune

MBA (Hospital & Healthcare Management)

SIBM Bengaluru

MBA

SSMC Bengaluru

MBA (Communication Management)

SSBF Pune

MBA (Banking and Finance)

SIBM Hyderabad

MBA

SSSS Pune

MBA (Sports Sciences)

SNAP Exam Contact Details:

Symbiosis Test Secretariat, Symbiosis International (Deemed University),

Lavale, Mulshi, Pune - 412115

  • Phone : 18001231454 , +91-20-28116226/27, 61936226/27.
  • Whatsapp No.: +91-7709328908.
  • Email: info@snaptest.org.

SNAP Eligibility Criteria

For admission to the 16 institutes affiliated by SIU, the candidates must qualify SNAP Examination. Candidates seeking admission must ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria defined by the university.

There are basic education qualifications required by the university in order to process admission to the various courses. SNAP Eligibility Criteria

Academic Qualification:

  1. Candidates seeking admission must possess a bachelor's degree in any field securing at least 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized university.
  2. Candidates belonging to the reserved categories must possess at least 45% marks in aggregate to become eligible for admission.
  3. Candidates in the final year of graduation are also eligible to apply for the SNAP Test provided they must obtain at least 50% marks in aggregate at the end of their graduation.

SNAP Reservation Policy

SNAP Exam - Defence Quota Details

Institute

Reservation

SIMS, Pune

80 % for Children/ Wards of Defence personnel and 10 % for Special Defence Category in MBA

SIIB, Pune

5% of seats in MBA (International Business)

SIDTM, Pune

5% of seats in MBA (Digital and Telecom Management)

SICSR, Pune

5% of seats in MBA (Information Technology)

SCIT, Pune

5% of seats in MBA (Information Technology Business Management)

SNAP 2023 Exam Reservation Guidelines

Category

Reservation

SC

15%

ST

7.5%

DA

3%

Kashmiri Migrants

Two Seats Per Program

Domiciled Category

25%

NOTE* Candidates' candidature will be canceled if they do not fulfill the selection criteria.

Foreign candidates can also apply for the examination. It is important for them to hold a qualifying degree from a recognized university and they are required to generate an equivalent certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

Know more about SNAP Eligibility Criteria

SNAP Registration Procedure

The application procedure for appearing to SNAP Exam must be completed online by visiting the official website of Symbiosis International University. The candidates must follow the instructions written online and get themselves registered for further process of application.

The registration process is divided in two steps i.e. Registration for SNAP Test and Registration for Programs.

  • Visit the official website of SNAP - snaptest.org.
  • Register by clicking on ‘New Registration Window'.
  • After registration confirm the user id and password sent on Email id and Mobile no.
  • Login with the given id and password and start filing the application form.
  • Candidates must process the payment of INR 2250 along with 18% GST as application fee.

How to do SNAP Login?

In order to do the SNAP Login, candidates are required to visit the official website of SNAP i.e. snaptest.org and enter their registration number and password. Once the details are entered, they can click on login.

How to Fill SNAP Application Form?

  • Step 1 - Register for SNAP 2023 Exam.
    • Visit the official website of SNAP and click on the registration link to access SNAP login.
    • Fill the application form with personal, academic, and communication details.
    • Choose SNAP Exam Date as per your preference.
    • Upload your recent passport sized photograph.
    • Enter the OTP sent to you on you registered email id in order to verify credentials.
    • The university will send an email and SMS consisting of SNAP Exam id and password.  
  • Step 2 – Make the Payment of SNAP Application Fee
    • Log in to pay SNAP Registration fee.
    • Process the payment of INR 2250 for SNAP 2023 Exam via Demand Draft or any online payment mode.
    • Submit the duly filled application form and check the status of your candidature.
    • Save the form for future reference.
    • No changes can be made in SNAP Application Form after it is submitted.

Payment of SNAP Exam Fees via Demand Draft

Candidates will pay INR 2250 approximately which will include all the charges to be paid. The DD must be on any Nationalized Bank drawn in favour of “Symbiosis Test Secretariat” payable at Pune and sent to the University. On its receipt, candidates will be able to download their SNAP Admit Card once made available online on the official website of SNAP.

Note* Candidates must note that there will be a program registration fee of INR 1000 as per the previous year, payable per program per institute in addition to the SNAP Registration Fee.

Correction in the SNAP 2023 Application Form?

There will be no corrections allowed in personal details such as Name, Date of Birth, Category, SNAP Exam City, and SNAP Exam Date. Candidates are advised to pay extra attention while filling in these details. Candidates can always refer to the admission support team of the university in case any correction is needed in the application form of SNAP Test.

What is the last date to fill SNAP Exam application form?

SNAP Registration last date is November 23, 2023.

Other MBA Exams:

SNAP Exam Fees

Category

SNAP Exam Fees

SNAP Exam Fees for General

INR 2250

SNAP Exam Fees for SC/ST

INR 2250

SNAP Exam Fees for OBC

INR 2250

SNAP Exam Fees for EWS

INR 2250

Candiadtes must note here that the SNAP Exam Fees for SC students, SNAP Exam Fees for OBC and SNAP Exam Fees for General candidates are same. There will be no exemption given to candidates given to candidates belonging to the reserved categories when it comes to the SNAP Exam Fees.

Know more about SNAP Application Procedure

SNAP Admit Card

Candidates with successful SNAP Registration will be able to download their respective SNAP Admit Card. Candidates can download their admit card by visiting the official website of SNAP i.e. snaptest.org.

SNAP Admit Card will be released by the Symbiosis International University on the official website. In order to download their admit card, candidates will be required to enter exam or email id and password.

How to Download SNAP Admit Card?

Candidates must follow the below mentioned steps to download their respective admit cards.

  1. Visit the official website of SNAP i.e. snaptest.org.
  2. Enter your login credentials and click on ‘Submit'.
  3. The screen will display the admit card of SNAP 2023 Exam, download it.
  4. Check if all the details mentioned on your admit card are correct.
  5. Paste a passport sized photograph in the space provided in the admit card.

When will SNAP Admit Card release?

SNAP Admit Card is likely to release during the 1st or 2nd week of December 2023 as the exam is scheduled to be held in 3rd week of December 2023.

Details on SNAP 2023 Admit Card

  • Candidate's Name
  • SNAP 2023 Roll Number
  • SNAP Exam Date and Time
  • SNAP 2023 Test Venue
  • SNAP Exam Day Instructions

Documents to Carry with SNAP 2023 Admit Card

Candidates must bring one of the below mentioned documents along with their admit card:

  • Passport
  • Driving Licence
  • Voter ID Card
  • PAN Card
  • Aadhaar Card (UID)

Also Read: SNAP Admit Card

SNAP 2023 Exam Day Guidelines

SNAP Exam 2023 will be held on three dates across multiple exam centres across the country. Candidates appearing in the exam must follow the SNAP Exam Guidelines mentioned on their SNAP Admit Card. They are advised to go through them before they appear for the exam. Below mentioned are some of the important Dos and Don'ts of SNAP Test.

SNAP Exam Dos

  • Candidates are advised to reach their SNAP Exam Centre at least 2 hours prior to the commencement of the exam.
  • Go through the exam instructions thoroughly before starting the exam.
  • Candidates with disability must arrive at the centre along with their scribe and relevant documents to complete the identification process completely.
  • Don't forget to carry two printouts of SNAP 2023 Admit Card along with one of the below mentioned documents as ID proof:
    • Driving license
    • Passport
    • PAN card
    • Voter ID
    • Aadhaar card

SNAP 2023 Don'ts

  • Candidates are prohibited to any kind of electronic devices to the exam hall.
  • Don't be late as you won't be allowed to enter the exam hall after the stipulated time.

SNAP Exam Date and Timing

The table given below mentions the SNAP Exam Date and reporting timing for all three sessions of SNAP Exam:

SNAP 2023 Session

SNAP Exam Date

SNAP 2023 Timing

SNAP 2023 Reporting Time

Session 1

December 10, 2023

02:00 to 03:00 PM

12:00 PM

Session 2

December 17, 2023

02:00 to 03:00 PM

12:00 PM

Session 3

December 22, 2023

02:00 to 03:00 PM

12:00 PM

SNAP Exam Pattern

SNAP Exam is a Computer Based Test conducting online where in the questions are of two types namely Multiple-Choice Questions and Fill in the Blanks. It used to be a pen paper-based test before 2017 but was later changed to computer based one. Below are some of the important points regarding SNAP Exam Pattern that aspiring students must be aware of:

  • There is total 60 questions which are divided among the above mentioned two categories.
  • SNAP 2023 will be a computer based test.
  • SNAP Test Duration is 1 hour i.e. 60 minutes.
  • SNAP Exam is an objective exam. Each question in SNAP Question Paper will have four options to choose one from and candidates must choose the most appropriate response out of these four options.
  • Each incorrect answer will attract 25% negative marks of the total marks allotted to that question.
  • Candidates can take a maximum of two tests for SNAP 2023. The higher of the two scores will be taken into consideration for admission.

SNAP Exam Pattern 2023

The table given below mentions Nature of Question Paper and Topics and Marks Allotted as per the SNAP Exam Pattern of previous years:

Section

Questions

Marks Per Correct Answer

Total Marks

General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability

15

1

15

Analytical & Logical Reasoning

25

1

25

Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

20

1

20

Total

60

-

60

SNAP Exam Marking Scheme

  • The students are rewarded with +1 mark for each correct answer. The exam follows negative marking scheme wherein one fourth mark is deducted for each incorrect answer.

Following are the sections in which the question paper is divided:

  • General English- Reading Comprehension, Vernal Reasoning, Verbal Ability
  • Quantitative, Data Interpretation, and Data Sufficiency
  • Analytical & Logical Reasoning

These four sections contribute to a total number of 60 questions.

Know more about SNAP Exam Pattern

SNAP Syllabus

Since the minimum educational qualification required to appear in the examination is graduation, the question paper consists of the questions of graduation. It is designed to analyze candidates' general aptitude.

The entire syllabus of SNAP Exam is divided in 3 segments namely General English, Quantitative Data, Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, and Analytical and Logical Reasoning.

  • Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation- Algebra, Arithmetic, Geometry, Number System, Modern Mathematics, Graphs and Charts, and Venn Diagrams.
  • Analytical & Logical Reasoning- Critical Reasoning, Arrangements, Puzzles, Syllogism, Blood Relations, Coding & Decoding, Sequences & Series.
  • General English- Reading Comprehension, Fill in the Blanks, Para Jumbles, Sentence Correction, Odd one out, Vocabulary Based, Idioms, Synonyms & Antonyms.

How to increase SNAP Score?

In order to increase SNAP Score, students must be thoroughly aware of SNAP Syllabus. The complete knowledge of the syllabus will help students understand the topics and types of questions asked in the exam.

Know more about SNAP Syllabus

Best Books to Prepare for SNAP Exam

The selection of right books is the foremost action students preparing for any exam must take. Below mentioned are some of the best books to prepare for the SNAP Exam for MBA.

Subjects

Books Name

Author/Publisher

General Books

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT

Nishit K Sinha

High School English Grammar and Composition

Wren and Martin

How to Prepare Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT

Arun Sharma and Meenakshi Upadhyay

Work Power Made Easy

Norman Lewis

Quantitative, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency

How to prepare Quantitative Aptitude for CAT

Arun Sharma

How to prepare Data Interpretation for CAT

Arun Sharma

The Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams

Pearson

Analytical and Logical Reasoning Section

A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning

RS Aggarwal

Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for CAT

Nishit K. Sinha

Logical Reasoning Book

Arihant Publication

Quick Links

VARC Preparation Tips for MBA Exams

DILR Preparation Tips for MBA Exams

Quantitative Aptitude Preparation Tips for MBA Exams

SNAP Answer Key

SIU will release the SNAP Answer Key soon after the SNAP Test is concluded successfully. Candidates will be required to log in to the official website using their login credentials in order to be able to check their respective answer keys. Candidates will also be facilitated to raise objections till a specified date. In order to do so, they will be required to make the payment of INR 590 including GST per question for which the objection is raised. The amount is refundable in case the objection is found to be valid.

How to Download SNAP Answer Key 2023?

  1. Visit the official website of SNAP i.e. snaptest.org.
  2. Enter your SNAP ID/ Email ID and Password to log in.
  3. Click on the ‘Sign In' button.
  4. The screen displays your SNAP Answer Key.
  5. Go through it and download it for any future reference.

How to Challenge SNAP Answer Key?

  1. Visit the official website of SNAP i.e. snaptest.org.
  2. Click on the ‘SNAP Answer Key' tab and enter your login credentials.
  3. Click on the question you wish to raise objection for.
  4. Click on the ‘Save' button once all the challenges are selected in every section.
  5. Upload the required documents for the objections raised by you.
  6. Pay the requisite amount of fee via online payment mode.

SNAP Result

Declaration of result will be taking place during the last week of January 2024. Students will be provided with a scorecard that would contain marks and percentile obtained by the candidates in SNAP 2023 Exam. Marks obtained by the candidates would result in preparing the cutoff list.

The cut off list is released by SIU after the declaration of result.

How to Check SNAP Result?

  1. Visit the official website of SNAP i.e. snaptest.org.
  2. Click on SNAP score card 2023 available on the home page.
  3. Enter the user id and password.
  4. The page of scorecard will appear on the screen.

Know more about SNAP Result

When is SNAP Result declared?

Looking at the trend of SNAP Result is declared during the month of January or February. 

SNAP Selection Process

The selection process of Symbiosis International University for admission to its MBA and PGDM programs consists of two phases namely SNAP Exam and GE-PI-WAT Process. The GE-PI-WAT process helps in shortlisting candidates for the Symbiosis Selection process. GE-PI-WAT stands for Group Exercise, Personal Interaction, Written Ability Test qualifying which ensures students' selection in MBA/PGDM Programs offered by the 16 institutes of Symbiosis International University.

SNAP Score secured by candidates is considered to shortlist candidates for the GE-PI-WAT round. After all these rounds are completed, SNAP Cutoff and wait list is released on the official website of each respective SIU Institute.

The idea of expected weightage distributions for the SNAP 2023 Merit List is mentioned below in the table:

SNAP 2023

Weightage

SNAP Score (Out of 150, Scaled down to 50 marks)

50

Group Exercise

10

Personal Interaction

30

Written Ability Test

10

Total

100

SNAP Score vs Percentile

Read in Detail - SNAP Score vs Percentile 2022

SNAP Cutoff

SNAP Cutoff ensures admission to any of the 16 institutes of Symbiosis International University. According to the SNAP Score obtained by candidates, they are allotted seats. The table mentioned below gives the overview of the programs and SNAP Cutoff for admission to SIU Institutes. Note that this is the previous year cutoff of SNAP Test:

SNAP Institute

Courses Offered

SNAP Cutoff

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM, Pune)

MBA

MBA (Innovation & Entrepreneurship)

MBA (Leadership & Strategy)

98

Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research

(SICSR)

MBA (Information Technology)

MBA (Digital Transformation)

82

Symbiosis Centre for Management & Human Resource Development

(SCMHRD)

MBA

MBA (Infrastructure Development & Management)

MBA (Business Analytics)

97.13

Symbiosis Institute of International Business

(SIIB)

MBA (International Business)

MBA (Agri Business)

MBA (Energy & Environment)

93.2

Symbiosis Institute of Digital & Telecom Management

(SIDTM) - formerly Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management

MBA (Digital & Telecom Management)

83

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies

(SIMS)

 

MBA

76

Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication (SIMC)

MBA (Communication Management)

72

Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM)

MBA (Operations Management)

MBA (Agri Operations Management)

87

Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology

(SCIT)

MBA (Information Technology Business Management)

MBA (Data Sciences & Data Analytics)

75

Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences

(SIHS)

MBA (Hospital & Healthcare Management)

60

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru

(SIBM, Bengaluru)

MBA

MBA (Quantitative Finance)

MBA (Business Analytics)

90

Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance

(SSBF) - formerly Symbiosis School of Banking Management

MBA (Banking & Finance)

65

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad

(SIBM, Hyderabad)

MBA

60

Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences

(SSSS)

MBA (Sports Management)

55

SNAP Exam Cities

SNAP Test 2023 was held in 84 cities all over the country. Below mentioned are the SNAP Exam Centers which are likely to remain the same for SNAP 2023 as well.

S.No.

SNAP Test Cities

S.No.

SNAP Test Cities

S.No.

SNAP Test Cities

1

Port Blair

29

Mangaluru (Mangalore)

57

Patiala

2

Guntur

30

Mysuru

58

Ajmer

3

Kakinada

31

Ernakulam - Kochi

59

Jaipur

4

Kurnool

32

Kottayam

60

Jodhpur

5

Vijayawada

33

Kozhikode

61

Kota

6

Visakhapatnam

34

Thiruvananthapuram

62

Udaipur

7

Dibrugarh

35

Thrissur

63

Chennai

8

Guwahati

36

Bhopal

64

Coimbatore

9

Patna

37

Gwalior

65

Madurai

10

Bhilai

38

Indore

66

Hyderabad

11

Raipur

39

Jabalpur

67

Agra

12

Panjim - Mapusa

40

Amravati

68

Aligarh

13

Ahmedabad- Gandhinagar

41

Aurangabad

69

Bareilly

14

Anand

42

Kolhapur

70

Ghaziabad

15

Rajkot

43

Mumbai

71

Kanpur

16

Surat

44

Navi Mumbai

72

Lucknow

17

Vadodara

45

Nagpur

73

Meerut

18

Ambala

46

Nashik

74

Moradabad

19

Faridabad

47

Palghar

75

Noida

20

New Delhi - Gurugram

48

Pune

76

Prayagraj

21

Bilaspur - HP

49

Thane/Thane District

77

Varanasi

22

Jammu

50

Shillong

78

Dehradun

23

Dhanbad

51

Bhubaneswar

79

Roorkee

24

Jamshedpur

52

Cuttack

80

Asansol

25

Ranchi

53

Rourkela

81

Howrah

26

Belagavi (Belgaum)

54

Amritsar

82

Kalyani - Hooghly

27

Bengaluru

55

Chandigarh - Mohali

83

Kolkata

28

Hubballi (Hubli)

56

Jalandhar

84

Siliguri

All About SNAP Exam

All the process of examination is online and after the successful completion of the registration, process candidate will be able to download their respective admit cardsfrom the official website on the scheduled dates mentioned by the conducting body. The final examination will be conducted on 10, 17, and 22 December 2023 in 84 major cities of the country. It is important to know that the examination center will be allocated on basis of the preferences made by the candidate while filling the application form.

After the completion of the examination, the answer sheets will be evaluated, and the qualified students will have to attend the GE-PIWAT to confirm their seat. The process is conducted by each of the constituent institutes individually. The GE-PIWAT is a detailed selection process which includes

  • Group Exercise (GE)
  • Personal Interaction (PI) and
  • Writing Ability Test (WAT)

The selected students will be allotted a seat in a respective college and stream based on their performance in the mentioned stages of the SNAP Test.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is SNAP Exam for??

SNAP Exam is conducted for admission to MBA to 15 institutes of Symbiosis International University, Pune.

What is the full form of SNAP Exam??

SNAP Full Form is Symbiosis National Aptitude Test and the exam is conducted by Symbiosis International University also known as SIU Pune.

Is SNAP tougher than CAT??

SNAP is slightly easier than CAT Exam since CAT is a national level entrance examination conducted for Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs). SNAP Exam is conducted for 15 institutes of SIU Pune.

How many attempts are there in SNAP Exam??

Candidates can appear in SNAP Exam three times and the highest score of these three attempts will be considered the final score for admission to SIU Pune.

How to do SNAP 2023 Registration??

In order to register for SNAP 2023 Exam, candidates must visit the official website of SNAP - snaptest.org and register themselves by creating their SNAP Login Credentials. After the login credentials are created, candidates must fill SNAP application form, upload required documents, and make the payment of SNAP Exam Fees.

What is SNAP Exam Date 2023??

As per the SNAP Exam Date released by SIBM Pune, SNAP 2023 is scheduled to be conducted on 10, 17, and 22 December 2023.

What is SNAP Exam fees??

SNAP exam fees is INR 2250 + Taxes.

What is the eligibility to appear in SNAP 2023??

In order to be eligible for admission through SNAP Exam, candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in any field.

Which books should I use to prepare for SNAP Exam??

For general English: 1. How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT Arun Sharma & Meenakshi Upadhyay 2. Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for the CAT Nishit K Sinha 3. Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis For QA and DI: 1. How to prepare for Quantitative for the CAT Arun Sharma 2. How to Prepare for Data Interpretation for CAT Arun Sharma 3. The Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude for competitive exams Pearson For reasoning: 1. How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for the CAT Arun Sharma 2. Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for the CAT Nishit K Sinha 3. A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning RS Aggarwal.

What is the exam schedule of SNAP exam and what is the SNAP Last Date to apply 2023??

SNAP 2023 Application Dates are from August 23 to November 23, 2023. Candidates can apply for SNAP Exam even on the last date of the registration process. The exam is scheduled to be conducted on December 10, 17, and 22, 2023. The SNAP 2023 Admit Card will be released on December 4 for session 1 and December 9 for session 2. As per the notice, SNAP Result is scheduled to be released on January 10, 2024.

How many attempts are allowed in SNAP Exam??

Every students can apply for each session of the SNAP Exam i.e. every student is allowed 3 attempts of SNAP 2023. Candidates can mention their number of attempts while filling the SNAP Application Form. However, there has to be payment of SNAP Exam Fees for each session separately. The fees for snap exam is non refundable. The highest marks secured by candidates in any of the sessions will be considered for admission.

Is SNAP Exam conducted in multiple slots??

No. SNAP Exam is not conducted in multiple slots, though there are three sessions amongst which the exam is conducted. There is a gap of 5-7 days between SNAP Sessions. SNAP Exam is being conducted on December 10, 17, and 22.

Is SNAP exam score the only criterion for SIU MBA admission??

No. Qualifying SNAP Exam is one of the criteria that can get students admission to SIU colleges. After qualifying the exam, candidates are required to clear a personality assessment test which is conducted by the institutes only. This process includes Group Exercise (GE), Writing Ability Test (WAT), and Personal Interview round (PI). These rounds are conducted after the declaration of SNAP Result and the only candidates who get to qualify the SNAP Cutoff fixed by the institutes will be considered for the personality assessment test.

What is the scoring criteria for SNAP Exam??

SNAP is Symbiosis National Aptitude Test. The basic eligibility to take the exam is to possess a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university securing at least 50% marks in aggregate (45% for SC/ST candidates).

What is the MBA Selection Criteria through SNAP??

Candidates are selected based on the SNAP Cutoff of the particular institute one has applied for. Shortlisted candidates are then required to qualify the MBA Admission rounds that are Group Exercise, Personal Interview and Writing Ability Test. These rounds are usually conducted in February or March depending on the declaration of SNAP Result.

I am in my final year of graduation. Can I apply for SNAP 2023??

Yes. Students in their final year of graduation are eligible to apply for the exam. They must mention the same while filling the SNAP Application Form. At the time of admission, candidates must present their scorecards and they must have secured at least 50% marks as per the eligibility criteria.

How many cities can I choose for SNAP Exam??

An applicant can choose up to 3 cities at the time of filling the SNAP Application Form. The examination conducting body will allot the exam center as per students’ preference. In any case, there are no seats available in their chosen centre, candidates will be notified at the time of registration. Candidates are advised to choose their city of residence as their preferred city.

Can I make corrections in my SNAP 2023 Application Form after submission??

No changes can be made in an already submitted snap application form since there is no provision to corrections in application form. If the application form is not submitted and payment has not been made, candidates can make changes in their form.

SNAP 2023 Registration Ends in November. Apply Now!
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