SNAP 2018/2019 - Symbiosis University Aptitude test

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SNAP Exam: 2019 Application, Eligibility, Syllabus & Pattern

SNAP - Symbiosis University Aptitude Test

SNAP is also known as Symbiosis National Aptitude Test which is conducted by the Symbiosis University, Pune. This offers Post graduate course to the aspiring candidates who are willing to join the programme offered by Symbiosis international University.

This is a national level entrance test. The applicants need to go through the written test and personal interview once clearing the entrance test. The University conducts the entrance in the month of December.

SNAP 2018 entrance test will be held in the year 2018 for the admission in MBA Programme for the academic year 2019-2020.

SNAP Exam Date

The mentioned below are the SNAP important dates for the exam which the applicants need to follow. The exam has been scheduled in the month of December 2018. The admission process will start by the month of March 2019.

Registration process will start

Last week of August 2018

Last date to register

Last week of November 2018

Last date for fee payment

Last week of November 2018

Admit card availability

First week of December 2018

Exam Date

Third week of December 2018


Second week of January 2019

Admission process will start

March 2019

SNAP Eligibility criteria

The applicants interested for SNAP 2018 are advised to look into the eligibility criteria before filling up the registration form, if the criteria’s are not matching it might happen that the form will get cancelled by the exam authority.
The following are the criteria’s for the eligibility of SNAP 2018:

  • The candidate’s should have passed graduation in any stream from recognized university or institutions.
  • The minimum marks for the general category candidate is 50% in aggregate.
  • For the reserved category the marks is reduced to 45% in aggregate (for SC/ST Category).
  • The applicant who has completed their degree from any foreign university must have the equivalent certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
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SNAP Application Form & fees

  • SNAP 2018 Application form will be available online in the official website of SNAP.The application form is available from 22nd August to 22nd November 2018).
  • The application form fee can be paid through different modes like Demand Draft, Online payment Gateway(NET Banking), Cash and By credit card.
  • The following are the few steps to be followed:
  • The application form is available online. The link is given (
  • The candidates need to click on ‘Apply Online’ and the details to be filled carefully –Like name, address, age, gender, academic qualification details etc.
  • Once the application form is filled, the candidates need to upload their scanned images of the recent photographs.
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SNAP Syllabus & Exam Pattern

  • SNAP 2018 will have objective type questions like MCQ Pattern in the question paper.
  • There will be total of 180 questions, each question will have four options and the applicants need to choose the correct one. Each correct answer will reward 1 mark and each incorrect answer will deduct ¼ of the marks.
  • The total duration of the exam will be 2 hours (120 minutes).
  • The question paper will have four different sections like General English, Quantitative, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency, General Awareness and Analytical and Logical Reasoning. The candidates need to use only blue or Black point pen to answer.
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SNAP Admit Card

SNAP 2018 Admit card will be available online on the official website of SNAP. The following are the dates between which the candidates can download the admit card from (Friday, December 02, 2018, till Sunday, December 18, 2018). The candidates need to paste the recent passport size coloured photograph on the admit card before appearing for the test.

An authorized person from Symbiosis International University will verify and authenticate the Admit Card against the photo-id before entering the examination hall. The candidates are advised to keep the admit card safely till the admission procedure. If the admit card is lost, a duplicate card will not be issued. The candidates need to carry the id proofs like:

  • Passport
  • Driving license
  • College/Institute Identity Card
  • Credit card with photograph
  • Voter ID Card
  • Pan Card
  • AADHAR Card (UID)

Steps to download Admit Card:

  • Visit SNAP official website and navigate to admit card link.
  • Login with the provided login credentials.
  • Check the details and take the print out for further reference.

Details mentioned in Admit Card:

  • Candidate’s personal details
  • Resister number
  • Date and time of entrance examination
  • Venue details of exam center

SNAP Results & Score Card

SNAP 2018 Result will declare on the 2nd week of January 2019. The counseling will be done on the basis of the marks obtained by the candidates. The result will be declared on the official website of SNAP website


Dates (Tentative)

SNAP test

Third week of December

SNAP Result to be announced on

Fourth week of December

Short listing of candidates for GE, PI & WAT

Second/Third week of January

General Exercise (GE), Personal Interaction (PI) & Writing Ability Test (WAT)

First/Second week of February

SNAP Final Merit List display

Last week of February


Steps to access Results:

  • Visit the SNAP official website and navigate to Result link.
  • Login with SNAP user Id and password and click on login option.
  • Once the result is displayed, take the printout for further usage.

Detail mentioned on Score Card:

  • SNAP sectional scores
  • SNAP overall scores
  • Shortlist Status
  • Candidate’s name
  • Candidate’s Roll Number
  • Candidate’s signature & photograph
  • SNAP conducting authority stamp
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SNAP Counselling & Admission

The admission procedure will comprises of three stages GE-PIWAT (Group Exercise, Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test). After these stages, a final merit list will be prepared on basis of marks scored in SNAP and GE-PIWAT. Students will be informed for admission on the basis of merit list. After that, students have to report to the respective institution for their admission.

Documents required for Counseling:

  • Original and at least two attested copy of the 10th & 12th certificate and SNAP Rank card.
  • Original and photocopy of SNAP hall ticket.
  • Minimum 6 passport size photography.
  • Bank Draft as per the guidelines mentioned on SNAP prospect.
  • Community certificate signed by authorized authority (if applicable).

Participating Institutions:

Admissions for MBA at 15 education institutions are based on the score obtained by the candidates in SNAP entrance examinations. Aspirant can apply at the below mentioned institutions on the bases of SNAP exam. The tentative intake at each Symbiosis institution is mentioned in the below table for candidates reference.

Name of the Institute

Seats (Tentative seats)

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune


Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB), Pune


Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS), Pune


Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR), Pune


Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication (SIMC), Pune


Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM), Pune


Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resources Development (SCMHRD), Pune


Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS), Pune


Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT), Pune


Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF), Pune


Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS), Pune


Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune


Symbiosis School of Media & Communication (SSMC), Pune


Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune


Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM), Pune


List of SNAP examination centres

SNAP 2018 will have the following test cities where the candidates can appear for the exam. The candidates can choose the exam center of their own choice. The cities are into various parts of India, which will be suitable for the candidates all over India.
The following are the exam center options:













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SNAP Contact Information

Phone: 020-39116226/ 27, Tele fax: 020-39116228

Ask & Answers

To get MBA admissions at SNAP University, Is it compulsory to write SNAP exam?

Yes, it is mandatory for the candidates to write SNAP Exam in order to get MBA admissions at SNAP University.
Symbiosis National Aptitude test (SNAP) is the university level examination which is held by Symbiosis University for the MBA admissions.

Candidates who qualify in SNAP exam will be further sent to the next selection rounds those are Group Exercise, Personal Interview and WAT (Written Admission Test). These rounds will be managed by the respective symbiosis institutes.


Where will I be able to get SNAP Result? 

Steps to check SNAP Result:

  • Candidates are required to visit the official website in order to check the SNAP Result.
  • The candidates can check the SNAP result only via online mode.
  • Aspirants need to enter their respective Roll number and also other important details.
  • Then they must click on the submit button. 
  • SNAP Result will be displayed on the screen. This result determines whether the candidates are getting qualified for further rounds or not. 


I wanted to know the SNAP Admission process and I want to know the marks distribution for GE-PIWAT? 

Details on SNAP Admission process:

  • There are 3 stages in SNAP Admission process.
  • The First stage is Group Exercise, where this round comprises of 10 marks.
  • Second stage is Personal Interview, where this round comprises of 30 marks.
  • Third stage is Writing Ability Test (WAT), where this round comprises of 10 marks. 
  • After the completion of all the stages, a final merit list will be made according to the score obtained in SNAP exam and GE-PIWAT rounds. 
  • Then the results will be informed to the students.
  • To confirm their admission, the students need to report to the respective symbiosis institutes. 


Provide me some important SNAP Preparation tips?

Some useful SNAP Preparation Tips: 

  • The candidates need to refer the appropriate SNAP Preparation Books and they can also go through the online materials.
  • One must mainly focus on the sections such as General Awareness and General English. 
  • One must always practice previous SNAP Question papers and also they can opt for SNAP Mock tests.
  • One must maintain the timetable for each section which will help in Time Management during SNAP exam.


I want to know the complete details regarding SNAP Exam pattern? 

Complete Details on SNAP Exam Pattern:

  • SNAP exam will be scheduled in offline mode i.e. Pen and Paper based Test.  
  • SNAP exam will have 4 sections such as: Quantitative, General Awareness, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, General English and Analytical & Logical Reasoning.
  • In SNAP Exam pattern, The Total Number of questions is 150 (MCQs). 
  • The duration of the SNAP exam is 2 Hours.
  • In SNAP Exam pattern, for every right answer 1 mark will be provided.
  • 25% negative marks will be applicable for every incorrect answer.