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What is SNAP Exam?

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is a common written test conducted by the Symbiosis International University (Deemed University) for the admissions to MBA/M.Sc (CA)/M.Sc (SS) programmes offered by Symbiosis International.

SNAP is conducted once in a year and it is a computer-based test format.

SNAP 2019:

The Symbiosis International University has started the registration process on August 16, 2019, and it will end on November 23, 2019. For all the B-schools accepting SNAP scores, there is a common application process.

The aspirants who wish to appear for the SNAP 2019 entrance exam must ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria and have to register online at https://www.snaptest.org

To register for SNAP 2019 entrance exam, click here to follow the instructions.

Test - Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP)

Test Type - National Entrance Exam Test conducted for admission to Post Graduate courses

Conducting Body - Symbiosis International University (Deemed University)

Highlights of SNAP:

  • This test can be taken up by any candidates who have a graduation in any discipline
  • To register for the examination, the application form of SNAP will be available online
  • The fee for application varies according to the number of programmes applied for
  • The test is an objective type computer based test
  • The shortlisted candidates will have to appear for the personal interview and written ability test rounds
  • 13 B-schools of the Symbiosis International University, Pune are participating in SNAP

  • Institutes & Programmes for which SNAP 2019 Test is mandatory:

    Name of the Institute Programme

    Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM, Pune)

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

    Reservation Policy:

    Scheduled Caste (SC) - 15%
    Scheduled Tribes (ST) - 7.5%
    Differently Abled - 3%
    Children/Wards of Defence Personnel - 5% applicable only for the following programmes:
    1. MBA (International Business) - SIIB, Pune
    2. MBA (Telecom Management) - SITM, Pune
    3. MBA (Information Technology Business Management) - SCIT, Pune
    4. MBA (Information Technology) - SICSR Pune

    SNAP Exam Analysis 2019

    The Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) held on December 15, 2019, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm across 92 cities in India. This computer-based test comprises four sections – general English, quantitative aptitude, data interpretation & data sufficiency and analytical & logical reasoning.
    Around two lakh candidates appeared for SNAP 2019 for admission to various master's programmes. This year, SNAP, inspired by CAT changed the test format. SNAP 2019 rated between moderate and difficult. Here are some points related to SNAP 2019 exam analysis.

  • The total number of questions had been reduced to 110.
  • The question paper was divided into MCQs and special questions. 
  • The question paper consisted of three sections. 
  • The scoring pattern – 1 mark for each correct answer for MCQs and +2 for correct answer Non-MCQs. 
  • 25 per cent of the marks will be deducted for negative marking. 
  • The reading comprehension passages were moderate and a few logical reasonings were difficult. 
  • The general knowledge questions were asked from the recently held assembly elections. 
  • The expected cut-off score for SNAP 2019 will be between 85 and 90 marks.

  • General English 

    The two reading comprehension passages in the English paper contained 5 questions each. Most of the questions were based on the facts. The vocabulary-based questions were easy. Candidates also found questions related to grammar. Aspirants who attempted 30 to 32 questions accurately may get a positive result.

    Quantitative Ability

    Candidates found this section easier compared to previous years. Most of the questions were based on Geometry and Modern Math. The test takers didn’t find questions on data interpretation, instead, the questions were on data sufficiency. Candidates who have attempted around 25 questions with more than 90 per cent accuracy will get a good score.

    Analytical And Logical Reasoning

    This was divided into MCQs and Non-MCQs type. Candidates' physics knowledge was also tested in this section along with reasoning skills. Many test-takers felt that the questions in LR were moderate. Candidates who attempted over 20 questions with 80 to 90 per cent accuracy can clear the test.

    SNAP Expected Cut-off 2019

    Subject  Good Attempt
    General English  30
    Quantitative Aptitude 28
    Analytical and Logical Reasoning 22
    Overall 85-90

    SNAP 2019 Exam Cut-off

    We expect that the SNAP 2019 exam cut-off score will be between 85 and 90. The shortlisting will be based on sectional and overall cut-offs. Candidates have to note that who will not meet the sectional cut-off will not be considered for shortlisting.

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