SNAP Colleges 2020,Reservation, Seat Matrix, Selection Process

    SNAP Participating Institutes 2020: The Symbiosis International University (SIU) is the coordinating body of SNAP 2020. It is a mandatory examination for the candidates seeking admissions in the Postgraduate Management Program offered by 15 institutes of SIU. SNAP 2020 will tentatively be conducted on the Second Sunday of December 15, 2020, in online mode. 

    • Institutes participating in SNAP will then declare a list of shortlisted candidates based on their cutoffs. Check SNAP Cutoffs 
    • These candidates must appear for GE (Group Exercise), Writing Ability Test (WAT) and PI (Personal Interview) for final admissions.
    • Read on to know more about the institutes accepting SNAP Scores with SNAP Seat Matrix.

    SNAP Participating Institutes

    SNAP Participating Institutes

    The table below consists names of the institutes affiliated to SIU and the management programs offered by them:

    Name of InstitutePrograms OfferedNo. of Seats
    Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM-Pune)Master of Business Administration (MBA)180
    MBA (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)60
    Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research (SICSR)MBA (Information Technology)90
    M.Sc. (Computer Applications)30
    Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS)MBA300
    Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB)MBA (International Business)120
    MBA (Agri-Business)60
    MBA (Energy and Environment)30
    Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM)MBA (Telecom Management)150
    Symbiosis Center of Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD)MBA180
    MBA (Infrastructure Management)60
    Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBFF)MBA (Banking and Finance)50
    Symbiosis Center of Information Technology (SCIT)MBA (Information Technology and Business Management)180
    Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad (SIBM)MBA180
    Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS)MBA (Hospital and Healthcare Management)90
    Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru (SIBM)MBA180
    Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM, Nasik)MBA (Operations Management)120
    Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication, Pune (SIMC)MBA (Communication Management)180
    Symbiosis School of Media and Communication, Bengaluru (SSMC)MBA (Communication Management)80

    SNAP Reservation Criteria

    SNAP Reservation Criteria

    As per the regulations of UGC, SIU has defined a few reservation policies. Given below is the reservation policy for admission to every Program affiliated to SIU institutes.

    Reserved CategoryReservation of Seats
    Scheduled Caste15%
    Scheduled Tribe7.5%
    Differently Abled3%
    Kashmiri Migrants2 seats per program
    International Candidates15%
    Children/wards of Defence Personnel 5%
    Nagpur Domiciled 25% (applicable only for SIBM, Nagpur)
    Note: Candidates belonging to categories other than Open Category have to submit valid supporting documents at the time of requirement. Check SNAP Reservation Policies 

    SNAP Result

    SNAP Result 2020

    • The result of SNAP will be published at during the Second week of January, 2020
    • The shortlisted candidates will then be called for Group Exercise and Personal Interaction at SIBM (GE-PIWAT), Pune in the First week of February, 2020.
    • SNAP 2020 Merit List is expected to be released by the Fourth week of February, 2020.
    • Candidates who will clear SNAP Cut Off can participate in the SNAP 2020 Admission Procedure.
    • During the admission process, all the eligible candidates are required to carry the SNAP 2020 Score Card.

    SNAP Selection Procedure

    SNAP Selection Procedure 2020

    Each Institute releases its own cut-offs for SNAP, however, the procedure is the same for selection. It is as follows:

    SNAP 2020 Written Exam => GE-PIWAT => SNAP 2020 Final Merit List

    Parameters for the Final Merit List

    ParametersWeightage Score
    SNAP Score (out of 150, scaled down to 50 mks)50%
    Group Exercise (GE)10%
    Personal Interview (PI)30%
    Writing Ability Test (WAT)10%

    Other Facts: 

    • Shortlisting of candidates for GE-PIWAT will be based on SNAP 2020 overall percentile scores.
    • Participating institutes of SNAP 2020 will publish the category-wise cut off for merit list and wait-list on their respective websites.
    • Candidates shortlisted for GE-PIWAT processes are required to present their SNAP Admit Card for the verification.
    • It is mandatory to attend all the tests/ components of GE-PIWAT to be eligible for SNAP Selection Procedure for admission to any PG Program of Symbiosis International University (SIU).

    Institutes Not Accepting SNAP Scores

    • Symbiosis Institute of Health Science
    • Symbiosis School of Economics
    • Symbiosis Institute of Technology
    • Symbiosis Institute of Geo-informatics
    • Symbiosis College of Nursing
    • Symbiosis Institute of Media and communication
    • Symbiosis Law School

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Ques: I am a resident of Pune but I have to take admission in Bangalore location. So I have to apply for SNAP from Pune or Bangalore?

    Ans: SNAP can be taken from any location as per candidates preference. Further selection will be based on the individual cutoff of 15 Symbiosis institutes and admission will be based on performance in SNAP and GE-PIWAT. 

    Ques: I have done my schooling and graduation from India but right now I am abroad. How will I be able to take the exam? Can I apply for the exam as NRI candidate?

    Ans: Candidates are eligible to apply as NRI application if he/she has passed 12th from India and graduation from outside India. It is mandatory for one of the two qualifying examinations to be given outside India. Therefore, you have to take the SNAP test in India only. In case a student has OCI or PIO card, they can take any of the English Proficiency Test. 

    Ques: I want to pursue MBA in Information Technology. Which institute will be best among all Symbiosis campuses?

    Ans: All the Symbiosis institutes offer the best education, candidates aspiring to pursue an MBA in information technology can go for Symbiosis Institute of Computer Science and Research or Symbiosis Center for Information Technology, 

    Ques: What are the MBA specialization being offered by SIBM, Pune?

    Ans: SIBM Pune offers MBA in 4 specializations which are Marketing, Human Resource, Finance and Operations. The total intake for the same is 180. Apart from that, MBA (Innovation and Entrepreneurship) and MBA (Leadership and Strategy) are also offered by the institute in which students may get admission through SNAP 2020.

    *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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