SNAP 2019


    SNAP 2019 Result (Released), Cutoff, Selection Process and Paper Analysis

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    SNAP 2019 Result has been released by the mandated authorities on January 10, 2020. Symbiosis National University has thus concluded another successful session of their entrance exam, SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude) Test. The exam was held on December 15, 2019 from 2 PM – 4 PM. Check SNAP 2019 Scorecard 

    • Apart from Symbiosis, there are many other colleges accepting SNAP Score
    • SNAP 2019 question paper was rated moderate on a scale of difficulty by test takers. Many of the questions were repetitive and did not include grouped question sets.

    SNAP Test was conducted in a single session for the candidates aspiring to pursue MBA / M.Sc. program offered by the Institutes of Symbiosis International. The online test is conducted once in a year for admission in MBA programs offered by 16 Symbiosis Institutes spread all over the country.

    Read on to know more about the Symbiosis National Aptitude Test, its schedule, registration process, syllabus, pattern, results, and cutoffs.

    SNAP 2019 Highlights

    Exam NameSymbiosis National Aptitude Test or SNAP
    Conducting BodySymbiosis International (Deemed University)
    Exam TypeNational Level Examination
    Exam DateDecember 15, 2019
    Eligibility Criteria50% marks required in Graduate Level Examination
    Mode of ApplicationOnline
    Exam ModeComputer-based
    Duration120 minutes
    Available Seats2257
    SNAP Helpdesk020-39116226 |

    SNAP 2019 Dates

    SNAP 2019 Dates

    All the candidates who wish to get admission in institutes associated with Symbiosis University must know SNAP 2019 Exam Date provided below:

    Commencement of SNAP Registration ProcessAugust 16, 2019 
    End of SNAP Registration ProcessNovember 26, 2019
    Last day to pay SNAP Application FeeNovember 26, 2019 
    Availability of SNAP Admit CardDecember 2 –  15, 2019 
    SNAP Exam Date 2019December 15, 2019 (2:00 PM – 4:00 PM)
    Declaration of SNAP ResultJanuary 10, 2020 (Released)

    SNAP Eligibility Criteria 2019​

    Symbiosis University, Pune determines the eligibility for SNAP every year. Institute-wise eligibility is also defined which can be different from SNAP exam eligibility. There was no age limit to apply for 2019. There was also no limit to the number of attempts. Candidates must fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria to take SNAP 2019 exam: 


    • Indian Citizens
    • Overseas Citizen of India (OCI),
    • Person of Indian Origin (PIO),
    • Non-Resident Indian (NRI) and
    • Foreign National (FN)

    Academic Qualification

    • Candidates must be a graduate from a recognized university with a minimum of 50% aggregate. 
    • SC/ ST category candidates with a minimum of 45% aggregate marks in graduation are eligible for SNAP Test.
    • Candidates appearing in the final year examination of graduation are also eligible for SNAP Test provided their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks. 

    Note: Admission of the candidates appearing in the final year examination is provisional which can be cancelled if they do not fulfil the stated criteria. 

    Eligibility for Foreign Candidates 

    • A qualifying degree from a recognized university.
    • Such candidates must produce an equivalent certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

    Read Detailed SNAP 2019 Eligibility 

    SNAP 2019 Registration

    SNAP Application Form 2019 was available at the official website – from August 16 – November 26, 2019. The application process is done in two steps i.e. Registration for SNAP Test and Registration for Programs one wishes to apply for. Below given are the steps that candidates must follow to fill SNAP Application Form.

    1. Visit the official website i.e.
    2. Click on ‘New Registration’ button and then click on I Agree’.
    3. Enter email id, mobile number, password, and other required information.
    4. Click on ‘Register’.
    5. Confirmation of Username and password will be sent on the registered email id.
    6. Log in with username and password to fill SNAP 2019 Application Form.
    7. Fill in the personal, academic and work experience details.
    8. Upload the photograph within suggested dimensions and file format and pay the application fee of 1750 INR + 18% GST.
    9. Choose the preferred program from the given list.

    Candidates can pay SNAP Application Fee through the following modes of payment:

    • Billdesk Payment Gateway
    • Easebuzz Payment Gateway 
    • Indian Bank Payment Gateway
    • Demand Draft

    Note: Any changes in SNAP Application Form (except the name, date of birth, category & test city preferences) can be done till the last date of registration.

    Registration for Foreign Candidates

    SNAP 2019 Registration was opened to foreign candidates as well. The registration process includes the following steps:

    1. Fill Online SNAP Application Form: Interested candidates who fulfil the eligibility criteria stated above need to fill the application form on the official website –
    2. Upload the requisite documents: Candidates need to upload a soft copy of the following documents while filling the application form:
      • 10+2 or equivalent Final Mark sheet
      • Bachelor’s Degree Mark Sheets (Semester wise/ Year wise)
      • Photocopy of Valid Passport
      • Statement of Purpose
      • 2 Letters of Recommendations in original
      • IELTS Score Card/ Proof of IELTS Registration
      • Payment Proof of Application Fee
    3. Document submission: Hard copies of the documents mentioned above are also to be sent to:

    Symbiosis Centre for International Education (SCIE),
    Senapati Bapat Road,
    Pune 411 004, Maharashtra, India
    Tel. +91 20 25671905

    1. Document Verification and Preparation of Merit list: SCIE will prepare a central merit list on the basis of academic record, SNAP Score, IELTS/ IELA Score (if applicable), etc.
    2. Visa Letter: The selected candidates will be sent a Provisional Admission Letter for candidates who require a student’s visa.
    3. Reporting MailSelected candidates who get Provisionally admitted will receive a confirmation letter stating the formalities to be completed further by SCIE.

    SNAP Reservation 2019

    SIU has provisions of reservation for the candidates with physical disabilities including vision impairment, hearing impairment, locomotor disabilities, mental retardation, multiple disabilities, and dyslexia. The details are as follows:

    CategoryPercentage Reservation
    Scheduled Caste15
    Scheduled Tribes7.5
    Differently Abled3
    Kashmiri Migrants (Supernumerary)2 seats per program
    International Candidates (Supernumerary)15 %
    Children/ wards of Defence Personnel5% (applicable only for following Progs. of the Institutes)
    Nagpur Domiciled25% (only for SIBM, Nagpur)

    The five percent reservation for the wards of defence personnel is only applicable to certain programs at their respective institutes mentioned below:

    Program NameSymbiosis Institutes
    MBA (International Business)Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB, Pune)
    MBA (Telecom Management)Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM, Pune)
    MBA (Information Technology Business Management)Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT, Pune)
    MBA (Information Technology)Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR, Pune)

    Read About Reservation in SNAP 2019

    Note: A candidate applying under any of the reserved categories (SC/ ST/ Differently Abled/ Kashmiri Migrants) must submit a supporting document issued by the competent authority. Any participation at any stage of admission process by such candidate is purely provisional and always subject verification and authentication of such relevant document.

    SNAP 2019 Admit Card

    SNAP Admit Cards was issued on December 2, 2019 at the official website – Successfully registered candidates were able to download the admit card till December 15, 2019. SNAP Admit Card is a mandatory document which has to be carried on the exam day along with a valid Photo Identity proof. Below given is the list of acceptable identity proof required at the exam center. 

    • Passport.
    • Driving license.
    • Voter ID Card.
    • Pan Card
    • Aadhaar Card

    An authorized person will verify and authenticate SNAP Admit Card against the photo-ID on the day of the test. Please preserve this authenticated Admit Card for further GE-PI-WAT processes.

    How to download SNAP Admit Card?

    To download admit card of SNAP 2019, candidates must follow the steps given below:

    1. Visit the official website of SNAP.
    2. Click on the link stating ‘Download SNAP 2019 Admit Card’
    3. Enter the User ID and Password.
    4. Click on “Submit”.
    5. Admit card will appear on the computer screen.
    6. Download and take a print of SNAP Admit Card.

    Details mentioned on SNAP Admit Card

    • Candidate’s name
    • Roll number
    • Registration number
    • Exam centre and address
    • Exam time
    Note: Candidates should contact the university in case of any discrepancy in the details mentioned on SNAP Admit Card.

    SNAP Exam Centers 2019

    • SNAP was conducted in 87 cities across India.
    • Candidates had to indicate three test cities in the order of their preference. 
    • The list of SNAP 2019 Exam Centers was given in the form of a drop-down list. 
    • Test Centers were allocated on the basis of availability of slots.
    • Once the payment for SNAP Online Test was made, no changes in the test centres were entertained by the authorities.
    • The final allotted SNAP Exam Center will bementioned on the admit card.

    SNAP Exam Pattern 2019

    SNAP Exam Pattern has been revised this year. The major update that has been made in SNAP 2019 exam pattern is that the current affair section of the exam has been scraped now. From now onwards there will be only 3 sections in SNAP exam.  The table enlists further details related to the exam pattern. 

    Highlights of SNAP Paper Pattern
    Mode of examinationComputer-based
    Duration120 minutes
    Types of questionsMultiple Choice Questions and Fill in the Blanks
    Number of questions110 questions
    Number of Sections3
    Maximum Marks150 marks
    Negative MarkingYes


    SNAP 2019 Sectional Pattern

    Given below is the section-wise break-up of questions in SNAP 2019: 

    SectionsNormal QuestionsMarks Per Correct AnswerSpecial QuestionsMarks Per Correct AnswerTotal QuestionsTotal Marks

    General English: Reading Comprehension,

    Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability

    Analytical & Logical Reasoning361.5003654
    Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency351524045
    • SNAP 2019 was a computer-based test comprised of 105 MCQs and 5 Fill in the blanks which had to be answered using a virtual keyboard. 
    • Each wrong answer attracted 25% negative marks for both Normal Questions and Special Questions.
    • Quantitative Section had 5 special questions in this format - What are the last two digits of the number 745? Then by using the virtual keyboard, you have to enter the answer as 07
    SNAP Exam Pattern Analysis, Change in SNAP Exam Pattern, SNAP Paper Pattern

    SNAP Syllabus 2019

    The syllabus for SNAP contains questions of graduation level. It is designed to test a candidate’s general aptitude. SNAP Syllabus is divided into 3 sections – General English, Quantitative Data, Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, General Awareness, and Analytical & Logical Reasoning.

    We suggest you start your preparations beforehand so that you are thorough with the complete syllabus. The table below enlists the SNAP 2019 Syllabus:

    Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data SufficiencyAnalytical & Logical ReasoningGeneral English
    AlgebraCritical ReasoningReading Comprehension
    ArithmeticArrangementsFill in the blanks
    Number SystemSyllogismsSentence Correction
    Modern MathematicsBlood RelationsOdd one out
    Graphs & ChartsCoding & DecodingVocabulary based
    Venn DiagramsSequences & SeriesIdioms and Synonyms & Antonyms

    Read SNAP 2019 Syllabus

    SNAP Books 2019

    SNAP 2019 Preparation Books

    SNAP 2019 Result

    SNAP Result 2019

    SNAP 2019 Result has been declared January 10, 2020. The result has been released in the form of a scorecard which contains marks, percentile and cutoff for each section. The score obtained by candidates in the SNAP 2019 test will form the basis of the cutoff to be released by the SNAP authorities. Download SNAP 2019 Scorecard 

    SNAP 2019 Result

    How to Check SNAP Result?

    1. Go to the official website of SNAP –
    2. On the home page click on the link ‘SNAP Scorecard 2019’.
    3. Candidates are required to enter unique ID and Password.
    4. Then click on the “Login” button.
    5. New page of Scorecard of SNAP exam will appear on the computer screen.
    6. Take a print out of your scorecard for future use.

    Check SNAP 2019 Expected Cutoff

    SNAP 2019 Cutoff

    SNAP Cutoff 2019

    SNAP 2019 Cutoff will be released separately by each participating college.  Candidates have to qualify the cutoff by various colleges i.e. they must either score equal to the cutoff or more than it to stand eligible. Candidates can go through the expected cutoff given below: 


    SNAP 2019 Expected Cutoff Score

    InstituteSNAP 2019 Expected Cut off Score
    Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune98.5
    Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Bengaluru90
    Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM), Nashik87
    Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT), Pune76
    Symbiosis Institute of Computer Science and Research (SICSR), Pune82
    Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication (SIMC), Pune73
    Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance (SSBF), Pune60
    Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM), Pune83
    Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB), Pune93
    Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD), Pune96

    Check SNAP 2019 Cutoff

    SNAP Selection Process

    SNAP 2019 Selection Process

    Candidates will have to obtain the minimum cutoff marks depending on which they will be shortlisted. The shortlisted candidates will then be called by participating institutes for further process of admission. SNAP 2019 Selection Procedure includes the following steps:

    1. Group Discussion: Candidates’ ability to apply logic and reasons will be evaluated in the Group Discussion Exercise. Group Discussion brings out the candidates’ ability to make decisions and management skills are highlighted. The overall marking in this section will be done out of 10 marks in total.
    2. Written Ability Test: Candidates will be asked to write an essay of 10 marks weightage. The essay will be related to any business management or any other topic of the same area.
    3. Personal Interview: This is the most important part of the Selection Process. The candidates’ overall personality and confidence will be judged. Candidates must confidently answer questions related to his/her own academic area and work experience.

    SNAP Admission Criteria

    ParticularsSNAP ScorePersonal InteractionGroup DiscussionWritten Ability Test

    SNAP 2019 Participating Institutes

    SNAP Score is used in admission to the following management programs mentioned below:

    Name of SNAP InstituteProgram
    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 Sciences 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 for Media & Communication, Bengaluru (SSMC, Bengaluru)MBA (Communication Management)
    Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF, Pune) (Formerly Symbiosis School of Banking Management)MBA (Banking and Finance)
    Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad (SIBM, Hyderabad)MBA
    Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS, Pune)MBA (Sports Management)

    CAT vs SNAP

    The paper pattern of SNAP and CAT Exam have many similarities which help aspirants to synchronize their sectional and overall exam preparation. However, SNAP 2019 Exam Pattern has a few differences also as compared to CAT exam:

    Exam NameCATSNAP
    Conducting BodyIIMsSymbiosis International Deemed University
    Exam ModeComputer-Based TestComputer-Based Test
    Frequency of ExamOnce a YearOnce a Year
    Duration3 Hours (180 Minutes)2 Hours (120 Minutes)
    Number of Sections0303
    Sectional Time Limit

    Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC) – 60 Minutes

    Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning – 60 Minutes

    Quantitative Ability – 60 Minutes

    No sectional Time
    Types of Question Format72-75 questions are MCQs, rest Non-MCQs.105 MCQs, 5 Fill Ups
    Option to Choose Order of SectionsCandidates are not allowed to switch between sectionsCandidate can answer questions in any section
    Total Marks300150
    Negative Marking for Incorrect Answer-33%-25% 
    Difficulty LevelModerate to DifficultEasy to Moderate
    Syllabus Difference


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    Exam dateNovember 24, 2019December 15, 2019

    SNAP 2019 FAQs

    SNAP 2019 FAQs

    Ques. What is SNAP?

    Ans. SNAP is short for Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP), which is annually conducted management entrance test. 

    Ques. Who will conduct SNAP 2019?

    Ans. Symbiosis International University will conduct SNAP 2019. 

    Ques. When will SNAP 2019 exam be conducted?

    Ans. The exam is scheduled for December 15, 2019. 

    Ques. When will SNAP 2019 Application Form be released?

    Ans. Registration for SNAP has been started from August 16, 2019. The last date to apply is November 26, 2019.

    Ques. How can I apply for SNAP 2019 exam?

    Ans. Candidates can apply for SNAP 2019 on the official website of the exam

    Ques. What is the qualification eligibility for SNAP?

    Ans. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent examination to be eligible for the exam.

    Ques. What will be the registration fee for SNAP 2019 examination?

    Ans. The application fee will be 1750 INR.

    Ques. I am an NRI candidate. Can I apply for SNAP exam?

    Ans. Yes, NRI candidates are also eligible to apply for SNAP. 

    Ques. Can I make changes in my personal details once the form has been submitted?

    Ans. No, no change in name, DOB, category and test city will be entertained after the registration deadline.

    Ques. I have received SNAP ID & Password, what can I use it for?

    Ans. You can use the SNAP ID and password to fill in the SNAP application form, view/print SNAP admit card, check Mails(notice), and modify personal details(if required). You will be required to use your SNAP ID to apply to institutes which take SNAP scores.

    Ques. I have registered for SNAP and sent the DD/ Bank counterfoil. What is the next step?

    Ans. After completing the registration, you will receive an email with your SNAP ID and password. You can use these credentials for further steps.

    Ques. I forgot to mention my SNAP ID on my DD before sending it. What do I do now?

    Ans. You should send an email to “ giving your name, SNAP ID, DD number, bank name, along with an application addressing your situation.

    Ques. When can we download the admit card of SNAP 2019?

    Ans. You can download SNAP 2019 Admit Card from December 2, 2019. 

    Ques. How can we download the admit card?

    Ans. Admit Card can be downloaded by using your SNAP ID on SNAP online portal. There is no other mode to get Admit Card. 

    Ques. Is there any use of Admit card after the examination is over?

    Ans. Yes, SNAP Admit card will also be required in the counselling process. 

    Ques. Is negative marking applicable in SNAP?

    Ans. Yes, there will be negative marking for the incorrect response. 

    Ques. Will Symbiosis University release the Answer key after SNAP 2019?

    Ans. No, The authority does not release any answer key for the candidates.

    Ques. When will the SNAP result 2019 be announced?

    Ans. SNAP 2019 Result will be announced on January 10, 2019. 

    Ques. Where can we check SNAP 2019 Result?

    Ans. Candidates can check their result on the official portal website using their SNAP ID. 

    Ques. What is the selection procedure to get admission through SNAP?

    Ans. SNAP Selection Process consists of two stages: the SNAP Test and Second stage which consists of Group Exercise (GE), Personal Interaction (PI), and Writing Aptitude Test (WAT). 

    Ques. I have cleared SNAP 2019, is it necessary to appear in Group Exercise?

    Ans. Yes, it is mandatory for the shortlisted aspirants to appear for all the tests of GE, PI & WAT to be eligible for admission to any PG program of Symbiosis International University (SIU). 

    Ques. Does Symbiosis University release Cutoff?

    Ans. Yes, the cut off is released by the Symbiosis University after the declaration of result. Based on the cut-off score a merit list is prepared and shortlisted candidates are called for the second round of selection procedure. 

    Ques. How are candidates selected for admission into the Institute that accepts SNAP score?

    Ans. Admissions will be done as per candidate’s performance in the SNAP 2019 & other admission rounds. 

    Ques. How is the final merit list prepared?

    Ans. The final merit list will be prepared by SIU on the basis of marks scored in SNAP Test and GE/PIWAT process. SNAP Test is of 150 marks which are scaled down to 50 marks for SNAP Selection Process. Group Exercise, Personal Interaction, and Writing Ability Test are of 10, 30 and 10 marks respectively.

    Ques. How are seats allotted?

    Ans. Seats are allotted to candidates as per their rank in the merit list and availability of seats in colleges. 

    Ques. What is the difficulty level of the SNAP exam?

    Ans. As compared to other competitive Management exams like CAT, difficulty level of SNAP is expected to be low.

    Ques. Is snap syllabus based on 12th or graduation?

    Ans. The syllabus for SNAP contains questions of graduation level.

    Ques. Is SNAP offered MBA program only?

    Ans. Candidates qualifying the examinations are eligible for admissions into 23 Management courses offered by the institutes associated with it.

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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    i am passed out batch of engineering june 2019 but have backlogs ,can i apply for SNAP 2019?

    27 Sep, 2019 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Shashu, no, candidates with backlogs are not eligible for this exam. You may check other Eligibility Criteria from here.

    27 Sep, 2019 11:19
    Shubham Tiwari

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    06 Aug, 2019 00:20
    Nikhil Jibhakate

    Hi.I have got 62%in any chances to get call from SITM.

    10 Jan, 2018 18:00
    Bhawna Vedwal

    Hello Nikhil, To get information regarding admission according to your score you can use this link : CUTOFF.

    19 May, 2018 11:26
    saksham agarwal

    What is the expected percentile cutoff for sitm this year?

    06 Jan, 2018 10:07
    Bhawna Vedwal

    Hello Saksham, The expected SITM 2018 Cutoff is 40-42 marks.

    18 May, 2018 15:35
    Rohit Khanna

    18.75 percentile in snap 2017, sc category. Should i expect a call from SITM pune, keeping in mind that the exam was tough

    04 Jan, 2018 00:29
    ruchika singh

    can you provide me with information regarding shortlisted candidates for sims gdpi was supposed to be ojt yesterday but nothing is uploaded yet

    03 Jan, 2018 15:13
    Bhawna Vedwal

    Hello Ruchika, To get information regarding shortlisted candidate of SIMS GD/PI you have to check official website.

    18 May, 2018 15:49
    Saranya Pandi

    I have got 30 percentile in defence category will I be called for next selection procedure

    30 Dec, 2017 10:36
    Bhawna Vedwal

    Hello Saranya, SNAP cutoff score for Defence Category is 51 to 55.

    17 May, 2018 15:50
    shivani tiwari

    Which 3 participating institutes of SNAP 2017 are most preferred by candidates?

    13 Sep, 2017 14:43
    Kalpana Sharma Expert

    Hi Shivani, Let me inform you that there are 3 leading institutes which give admission on the basis of SNAP are SIBM (Pune), SCMHRD (Pune) and SIIB (Pune).

    13 Sep, 2017 15:46
    shivani tiwari

    How many business schools accept SNAP 2017 score?

    13 Sep, 2017 14:43
    Kalpana Sharma Expert

    Hi Shivani, A total of 15 institutes that are affiliated to SIU offer admissions on the basis of SNAP scores. Applicants compete for about 2257 MBA seats in these institutes through this exam.

    13 Sep, 2017 15:50
    Vivek Bansal

    What is the procedure for applying for SNAP 2017?

    13 Sep, 2017 14:38
    Kalpana Sharma Expert

    Hi Vivek, If you wish to appear for the exam must fill up the online SNAP 2017 application form available on the official SIU website i.e. you will have to enter basic details about themselves and their academic qualifications and must also upload certain documents and pay the application fee to complete the registration process.

    13 Sep, 2017 15:54
    Vivek Bansal

    Who is eligible for SNAP 2017?

    13 Sep, 2017 14:37
    Kalpana Sharma Expert

    Hi Vivek, The Eligibility Criteria for SNAP 2017 are listed below:

    Eligibility Criteria

    • All candidates who hold a graduation degree from a recognized Institute are eligible for the exam provided they have secured a minimum aggregate of 50% (45% for reserved category) in the final examination.
    • There is no age limit for application and foreign nationals with equivalent qualifications can also appear for the exam.

    13 Sep, 2017 15:57
    pushpendra singh

    Which fields can be changed in the application form if there is a discrepancy in the same?

    13 Sep, 2017 13:26
    Kalpana Sharma Expert

    Hi Pushpendra, Candidates can change details filled in all fields up to the last date of registration i.e. November 24, 2017. However, no change in exam centers will be permitted once the test fees have been paid.

    13 Sep, 2017 17:05
    pushpendra singh

    Will applicants be required to pay for each MBA program separately?

    13 Sep, 2017 13:26
    Kalpana Sharma Expert

    Hi Pushpendra, Yes. Aspirants must pay the application fee separately for each course. The fees must be paid in accordance with their desired program and Institute.

    13 Sep, 2017 17:15

    What is the marking scheme of SNAP Exam?

    13 Sep, 2017 13:20
    Kalpana Sharma Expert

    Hi Arindam, Every correct answer will be awarded 1 mark. A penalty of 0.25 marks will be charged for every incorrect answer i.e. negative marking will be applicable. The maximum obtainable marks for SNAP 2017 are 150.

    13 Sep, 2017 17:20

    Who will receive the SNAP 2017 Admit Card and how?

    13 Sep, 2017 13:19
    Kalpana Sharma Expert

    Hi Arindam, The Admit cards will be allotted to all individuals who have successfully completed the application process. Hall tickets should be downloaded from the SIU website by providing the SNAP ID and password.

    13 Sep, 2017 17:23
    Soumya Sehgal

    Can you suggest some reference books for SNAP 2017?

    13 Sep, 2017 13:18
    Kalpana Sharma Expert

    Hi Soumya, I am giving you Some good reference books for SNAP 2017 which is listed below:

    1. Map the SNAP by Arihant Publications
    2. Ace the SNAP by IMS Learning Resources
    3. Quantitative Aptitude for MBA Entrance by Abhijit Guha
    4. Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension by Arun Sharma
    5. A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal

    13 Sep, 2017 17:38
    Soumya Sehgal

    Do students of SIU enjoy the benefits of placements and summer internship?

    13 Sep, 2017 13:18
    Kalpana Sharma Expert

    Hi Soumya, Yes. The institutes provide placements and summer internships in revenue earning projects. Companies like Deloitte, PCW, Infosys, TCS and Wipro visit the campuses for placements.

    13 Sep, 2017 17:45
    Yashika Goel

    On what basis will the final merit for admissions be calculated?

    13 Sep, 2017 13:17
    Kalpana Sharma Expert

    Hi Yashika, SIU will publish the final merit list which will have the names of participants who have obtained admission in the MBA programs at various campuses. This merit list will be calculated on the basis of the following:



    General Exercise


    Personal Interaction


    Writing Ability Test


    SNAP score (scaled down)


    13 Sep, 2017 17:58
    Yashika Goel

    What is the admission process for international candidates?

    13 Sep, 2017 13:17
    Kalpana Sharma Expert

    Hi Yashika, The admission process for International candidates are giving below:

    • International candidates falling in the category of NRI/ PIO/ OCI and FN can apply for admission to various MBA programs in SIU.
    • Such individuals who have pursued their graduation abroad will not be required to give SNAP 2017.
    • They may, however, have to appear for IELTS/ IELA exam as per their category.
    • The detailed admission process is given on

    13 Sep, 2017 18:06
    Kritika Gupta

    What is the SNAP Exam and why is it conducted?

    13 Sep, 2017 13:12
    Kalpana Sharma Expert

    Hi Kritika, Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is a university level exam held for admission to all management PG programs offered by the Symbiosis International University (SIU). MBA courses in several fields like Banking and Finance, Sports Management, International Business, Energy

    13 Sep, 2017 18:15
    Kritika Gupta

    What is the mode of exam of SNAP 2017?

    13 Sep, 2017 13:12
    Kalpana Sharma Expert

    Hi Kritika, Let me inform you that From this year, SNAP Exam will be conducted in online mode. However, no change in the exam pattern is notified.

    13 Sep, 2017 18:17

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