SNAP 2018

SNAP 2018 exam date is Sunday, December 16, 2018. SNAP 2018 will an online computer based test. Last year SNAP exam date was December 17 and it was the first computer based SNAP Test. As per the past trends, SNAP 2018 Exam Date falls on the third Sunday in the month of December. Accordingly it is expected that SIU Pune, the SNAP 2018 exam conducting authority will announce the SNAP 2018 Exam Date as December 16, 2018. The SNAP 2018 Notification is expected to be released around August 10, 2018.  


SNAP 2018 Exam Dates And Schedule
Based on the trends in previous years, SIU Pune is expected to announce following SNAP 2018 exam dates:

SNAP 2018 Exam Dates 
SNAP 2018 Notification Release
2nd week, August 2018
SNAP 2018 Registration starts
2nd week, August 2018
SNAP 2018 Registration closes
4th week, November 2018
SNAP 2018 Payment closes
4th week November 2018
SNAP 2018 Admit Card download starts
1st week December 2018
SNAP 2018 Admit Card download ends
On SNAP 2018 exam date
SNAP 2018 Test date
December 16, 2018 Sunday from 2PM to 4 PM
SNAP 2018 result date
Last week, December 2018


Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune has launched SNAP 2018 Exam Updates Form on SNAP exam website. Filling up the form will enable the candidates to receive updates like SNAP 2018 exam Date, SNAP 2018 Registration Date, SNAP Admit Card date etc. on their mail and mobiles. 


Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Test is an important National Level MBA Entrance test for MBA admission in 15 Symbiosis MBA colleges accepting SNAP 2018 score. It is the mandatory exam to apply for the MBA programmes offered by the institutes of Symbiosis International University and is considered as one of the major entrance exams after CAT and XAT.  


Some of the top MBA colleges in India like Symbiosis Institute of Management (SIBM), Pune; SIIB Pune; SCMHRD Pune, SIBM Bangalore among others accept only SNAP Test scores for MBA admission.


Thousands of MBA aspirants register and apply and will test their skills on SNAP 2018 Exam Date on Sunday December 16, 2018 for admission to various Symbiosis institutes. Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune, the authority which conducts Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) exam, will release the SNAP 2018 Notification and the SNAP 2018 Registration is expected to open in August. Since 2017 SNAP has changed its format as Computer Based Exam from earlier Paper Based SNAP Test. Traditionally, SIU Pune has kept the SNAP Exam Date as third Sunday of December every year and going by this trend the SNAP 2018 test date is anticipated on December 16. As such SNAP 2018 exam in its changed format as computer based test, is to be held in all probability on this SNAP 2018 exam date as shared above. 


SNAP Test is a moderate difficulty level exam with 150 questions in MCQ format divided into four sections. The marking pattern in SNAP exam is +1 mark for each correct answer and – ¼ negative marking for each wrong answer.  SNAP 2018 exam will be held in more than 100 cities in India.


SNAP Test: Salient features about SNAP Exam
Let’s look at some of the salient features of SNAP Test 2018:


Gateway to 15 Symbiosis MBA colleges: SNAP 2018 is the only exam, the scores of which are accepted by all the 15 Symbiosis institute across the country for MBA admission. Some of the top MBA colleges accepting SNAP test scores are SIBM Pune, SCMHRD Pune, SIIB Pune, SIBM Bangalore among others.


Moderate Difficulty Level: SNAP exam is a moderate difficulty level test with 150 Multiple Choice Questions divided in four core sections of  General English; Quantitative, Data Interpretation and Data sufficiency; Current Affairs; Analytical & Logical Reasoning. The duration of the exam is 2 hours.


No Sectional Cutoff: SNAP Test scores are declared out of 150 marks scaled down to 50. It does not have sectional cutoff. So it offers you the opportunity to play on your strength be it Quants, LR/DI or English and maximize the score. However, qualifying score in each of the 4 sections has to be obtained.


Leads to University MBA degree: All the SNAP exam accepting Symbiosis institutes are affiliated to Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune and as such award University MBA degree which is recognized worldwide.


SNAP, Similar to CAT, XAT, CMAT, NMAT: SNAP 2018 exam will be an online computer-based test on the pattern of CAT, XAT, CMAT, NMAT. As per the past trends, it is expected that SNAP 2018 will have lower difficulty level than CAT and XAT and similar difficulty level with NMAT and CMAT.


Single day, Single session exam: SNAP 2018 Exam will be a single day, single session exam of two hours duration which does not require equating the scores as per the difficulty level across different sessions and the merit list is prepared straight forward like XAT and CMAT.


Low Cost Exam: SNAP Test is the low cost MBA entrance exam as it provides admission opportunity in 15 Symbiosis B-schools with the SNAP registration and application fee of around Rs.1800/-. SNAP exam, SNAP Registration and SNAP exam application fee taken together comes to little above than Rs.1000 per Symbiosis MBA college. will continue to update this page to highlight latest dates and other exam announcements. So bookmark this page for your SNAP 2018 exam preparation.

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Exam dates and schedule

  • Notification date: 08-08-2018 10:00 AM (Tentative)
    Registration – Online: 09-08-2018 10:00 AM to 30-11-2018 05:00 PM (Tentative)
    Admit Card Release: 03-12-2018 10:00 AM to 16-12-2018 05:00 PM (Tentative)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 14:00 to 16:00 (Tentative)
    Result: 28-12-2018 10:00 AM (Tentative)

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SNAP 2018 Eligibility

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is the MBA entrance test for admission to 15 Symbiosis institutes across India. The institutes award MBA degree of Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune. Read more about SNAP exam


SIU Pune determines the SNAP Exam Eligibility before SNAP exam every year. Apart from the ensuring their SNAP 2018 Eligibility, the candidates appearing in SNAP exam also have to check the Institute Level Eligibility Criteria which can be different from the SNAP Exam Eligibility 2018.

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SNAP 2018 Registration, Fee & Application form

SNAP 2018 Registration dates are expected to open in the 2nd week of August 2018. The SNAP 2018 registration dates would remain open for about 90 days. You can register for SNAP 2018 online on the SNAP 2018 Exam website  The SNAP 2018 exam registration fee includes the fee for SNAP exam application form and for registration. 


SNAP 2018 Registration dates
Going by the past trends important dates related to SNAP 2018 is expected to be on following dates:

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SNAP 2018 Exam Pattern

Similar to other major National Level MBA entrance exams such as CAT/XAT, SNAP has three common sections – Quant, LR/DI and English. Current Affairs will an additional section in SNAP Exam Pattern 2018.  Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is the Mandatory Entrance Exam for admission to MBA programmes in 15 Symbiosis Institutes which are affiliated to Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune. Read More about SNAP


SNAP 2018 Exam Pattern

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SNAP Admit Card 2018

Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune is expected to release SNAP 2018 Admit Card in the first week of December 2018. SNAP Hall ticket download facility will be available from the SNAP 2018 exam website. SIU will issue important instructions in regard to SNAP Admit Card details and test day guidelines for SNAP 2018 Hall Ticket. Specific advisory in regard to SNAP Admit Card download is issued by SIU as “Address for each test centre is printed on your SNAP 2018 Admit Card.

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SNAP Exam Analysis

SNAP Exam Analysis 2018 will be published by immediately after the SNAP 2018 exam is over on December 16. The SNAP 2018 exam analysis will reflect the SNAP exam pattern, key changes and ideal attempts to improve your scores. During the last two years since SNAP has changed its exam pattern by awarding the equal marks to every question and reduced the weightage to Reasoning section, it is expected that the SNAP exam 2018 analysis will reflect a changed difficulty level and twisted type of questions among other things.


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SNAP Vs Other MBA Entrance Exams

What is the difference between SNAP and NMAT by GMAC Entrance Exams? Which one is better NMAT or SNAP? Based on my searches related to SNAP Vs NMAT, which one should I choose SNAP or NMAT? These are the common queries raised by the MBA aspirants seeking admission in one of 15 Symbiosis Colleges accepting SNAP exam score and seeking admission in NMIMS Mumbai and other 20 MBA institutes accepting NMAT by GMAC score.


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SNAP 2018 Exam Syllabus

SNAP 2018 Exam on December 16, 2018 will be of 2 hours duration computer based online test. SNAP Syllabus 2018 covers the sectional test composition, number of questions, type of questions, important topics, scoring pattern in SNAP Test.


SNAP exam syllabus contains:

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SNAP Previous Test papers

On December 16, 2018, Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune is expected to conduct the SNAP 2018 Online Computer Based SNAP Test. Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) 2018 is to be held in 102 test cities in India for admission to MBA 2019-21 in 15 Symbiosis Management institutes including SIBM Pune. To help SNAP 2018 aspirants prepare better in the changed online SNAP exam structure, experts at have prepared SNAP Previous test papers with answer keys.  


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SNAP Result 2018

SNAP 2018 Result will be declared on December 27, 2018 in the afternoon. Candidates who appear in the online SNAP exam on December 16, 2018 can download their SNAP score card from official SNAP Test website.


Latest Update: SNAP Cutoff 2018


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SNAP 2018 Percentile Predictor

SNAP 2018 Exam date is December 16, 2018. SNAP has gone online with the test duration of 2 hours from 2PM to 4PM. SNAP is considered a lengthy exam with 150 questions with 4 sections and carrying individual sectional cut offs and to be solved in 2 hours time.


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SNAP 2018 Exam Cities

SNAP Test is expected to be conducted in 102 cities all over India. A candidate can choose one city of the following:


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SNAP Cutoff 2018

SNAP 2018 exam is expected to be held on December 16, 2018 from 2PM to 4PM.  SNAP 2018 cut offs are applicable for admission in 15 Symbiosis MBA colleges accepting SNAP score. These institutes will offer MBA admission 2019 on the basis of SNAP 2018 exam score cut offs.  These Symbiosis institutes are affiliated to Symbiosis International University, Pune. SNAP 2018 cut offs in these MBA colleges accepting SNAP scores vary from institute to institute. Apart from the overall SNAP cut offs, the SNAP accepting colleges also consider SNAP sectional cut offs in shortlisting the candidates.

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