SNAP - Symbiosis National Aptitude Test

SNAP - 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.

Important Dates

  • Start of Registrations: 24 September, 2020

  • Last Date to Register: 28 November, 2020

  • Availability of Admit Card: December, 2020

  • Exam Dates: 20 December 2020, 6 January and 9 January 2021

  • Declaration of Results: 22 January, 2021

Eligibility Criteria

A Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised college or university with at least 50 percent aggregate marks. Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe category candidates should secure a minimum of 45 percent in their graduation from any recognised institute across disciplines.

Candidates who have obtained foreign degrees or qualifications should be verified from AIU before applying for admission to any programme under Symbiosis University.

The final year graduation students are also eligible to apply for SNAP exam. However, they must complete their bachelor's degree with the requisite aggregate percentage or equivalent CGPA during admission.

Exam Pattern

SNAP Test is an objective test with multiple-choice questions. Each question has 4 responses out of which one is correct. Every correct answer will be awarded 1 mark and wrong answer attracts 25% negative marks. The duration of the test is 60 minutes (1 hour).

  • Total Questions: 60
  • Total Duration: 1 hour
  • Marking scheme: 1 mark for the correct answer, 25% negative marking for the wrong answer
  • Type of questions: MCQs
# Section Questions / Marks
1 General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability 15
2 Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 20
3 Analytical & Logical Reasoning 25
  Total 60

You allowed to write the exam at most twice, but you need to decide at the time of first-time registration whether you plan to write it once or twice. The best of the two performances will be considered for test-takers who write the exam twice.

Final Selection Process

Merit list is based on the following parameters:

SNAP Score 50
Group Exercise (GE) 10
Personal Interaction (PI) 30
Writing Ability Test (WAT) 10
Total 100

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