SNAP 2018 - Symbiosis National Aptitude Test
Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Test is a common written test for admission to all Post-Graduate Institutes of Symbiosis International University (SIU). Only one registration process is conducted for all Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs offered by different institutes of Symbiosis International University (SIU). There is a single Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test (PI-WAT) process for all educational programs held at the campuses of Bangalore, Pune and Noida.
Although SIU, the conducting body of SNAP, does not release any official syllabus, based on past years’ exam pattern and question types, the syllabus can be derived. Symbiosis National Aptitude Test or SNAP is an online test of 120 minutes duration carrying 150 multiple choice objective type questions from four sections.
SNAP Exam Pattern
The SNAP exam is conducted on the third Sunday of December. It is a computer-based test of 120 minutes duration carrying 150 objective type multiple choice questions. SNAP exam is divided into four sections - General Awareness, Analytical and Logical Reasoning, General English, Quant, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency.
SNAP Eligibility Criteria
SNAP is the national-level management entrance exam conducted by the Symbiosis International University for admission to its 15 institutes. You should have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university with at least 50 percent aggregate marks (45 per cent for SC/ST candidates).
SNAP Exam Analysis
SNAP 2017 for admission to various MBA programmes in Symbiosis University was conducted on December 17, 2017, at various examination centres across India. The question paper had four sections - General English, Current Affairs, Quantitative Ability and Analytical & Logical Reasoning with 40, 30, 40 and 40 questions in each section respectively. Candidates got 120 minutes to solve the questions.
SNAP Exam Centres
The SNAP test is conducted in 30 cities all over India. You can choose the city of your choice while registering for the test.
How To Apply For SNAP
The SNAP application process is completely online. You need to first register and after that, you can login to the official website to fill the application form. While filling up the application form, you can choose up to three exam cities as per your preference.
How To Prepare For SNAP
SNAP is the MBA entrance exam for the institutes under Symbiosis International University. If you are preparing for the exam, having prior insights on the exam pattern and analysis can give you a fair idea about the preparation techniques to apply.
Symbiosis Institutes Under SNAP Test
Symbiosis International University (SIU)
Padma Bhushan Dr. S. B. Mujumdar established Symbiosis in 1971 on the principles of the Vedic thought of "Vasudhaiva Kuttumbakam" (world is one family). Symbiosis International University was given Deemed to be University status in 2002.
Symbiosis International University declares the result of SNAP in online mode only. You can check section-wise, scaled scores secured in the SNAP. You can check your result cum scorecard by entering login credentials - SNAP user id and password. Based on the result, the participating institutes will announce a shortlist of candidates. The selected candidates will have to attend GE-PI and WAT process.
The cutoff for SNAP is released by the SNAP participating institutes for admission to various management programmes. The cutoff is the minimum marks or percentile that a candidate has to secure in order to get shortlisted for the selection process. The selection process includes Group Exercise (GE), Writing Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interaction (PI) round conducted by participating institutes. The admissions are based on performance in SNAP, selection rounds and candidate profile.
SNAP Selection Procedure
The selection procedure of SNAP is a two-step process followed by the participating institutes after the exam is conducted. For the MBA aspirants, appearing for SNAP is the first step. Based on the performance, participating institutes will shortlist candidates. In the second step, shortlisted candidates have to appear for the Group Exercise (GE), Writing Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interaction (PI) rounds.