SNAP 2017

SNAP 2017 is the single MBA entrance exam leading to MBA 2018 admission in 15 Symbiosis B-schools including Symbiosis Institute of Management (SIBM) Pune and other 14 renowned B-schools. All the Symbiosis institutes will accept SNAP exam scores and will not accept CAT 2017 or XAT 2017 exam scores for admission. The 15 Symbiosis MBA colleges are affiliated to Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune which the SNAP exam conducting authority. All the Symbiosis B-schools will award MBA degree after completion of 2 years MBA course offered by respective Symbiosis institute in related stream. One can apply to appear in SNAP 2017 exam at snaptest.orgCandidates should apply to the respective Symbiosis management college alongwith submitting their application for SNAP 2017 


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Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) 2017 will be held on Sunday December 17, 2017 as online computer based test. Till 2016 SNAP was conducted as paper based test. SNAP is the mandatory MBA entrance examination for admission to 15 Symbiosis B-schools affiliated to Symbiosis International University (SIU). These MBA colleges will accept SNAP 2017 scores for their respective 2 years full time flagship MBA batch 2018-20.


The SNAP 2017 online registration and application process for admission to MBA 2018-20 in all the Symbiosis B-schools has started on August 10, 2017and will remain open till November 24, 2017. SNAP 2017 exam is to be held in a single day single session from 2PM to 4PM on Sunday December 17, 2017.


Candidates aspiring to join MBA programs offered by the 15 institutes of Symbiosis International University have to take the common, mandatory Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Test. A candidate needs to register for SNAP 2017 Test & also register for the institutes offering his/ her choice of program by paying separate program registration fees. If shortlisted, he/she would then need to attend the GE-PIWAT process conducted by each of these institutes individually.


The registration process for SNAP and institutes is now simplified. Aspirants can now complete the SNAP 2017 as well as program registrations in the same portal ( in online mode.


SNAP exam 2017 will be conducted by Symbiosis International University (SIU) for admission to MBA/PGDM 2018-20 batch not only in SIBM Pune but also in other top 14 MBA colleges in the academic year 2018-19.


The University will conduct SNAP 2017 exam in online computer based format in 102 cities across the country on the 3rdSunday of December, 2017 for admission to MBA programmes in all 15 Symbiosis institutes.


Symbiosis MBA attracts the cream of talent in India. The best talent of country aspires for SIBM Pune and other top Symbiosis B-schools. Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM) Pune or other SIU affiliated MBA colleges will accept SNAP 2017 scores. All these Symbiosis B-schools are highly ranked in imparting management education.


Return on investment at SIBM Pune is high. 2 years fee and other expenses at SIBM Pune and other top Symbiosis B-schools come to around Rs.16 to 18 lakhs.  Top recruiters from India and the world eye these institutes for their placement season.


Key facts about SNAP 2017

  • SNAP 2017 exam has changed to become online computer based exam of 2 hours duration with 150 questions
  • Symbiosis International University (SIU) conducts SNAP exam every year
  • High score in each of the 4 sections in SNAP exam 2017 may lead to 1st stage admission shortlist for the 2018-20 batch in 15 Symbiosis B-schools.
  • SNAP is the low cost MBA entrance test as it provides admission opportunity in 150 Symbiosis B-schools with the SNAP registration and application fee of Rs.1750/-. SNAP exam, SNAP Registration and SNAP exam application fee taken together comes to little above than Rs.100 per Symbiosis B-school.
  • You need to apply separately to the preferred Symbiosis institute as per your choice  
  • SNAP exam 2017 will lead to admission in 15 Symbiosis MBA colleges in India.


Important Instructions for SNAP 2017

  • The candidate is required to report at the Test Centre by 12:00 hrs to undergo, admit card and id proof verification, digital finger print scan and biometrics will be captured.
  • After 14.10 hrs no candidate will be allowed to appear for the SNAP Online Test 2017.
  • The SNAP Online Test 2017 will close at 16.00 hrs, under any circumstances NO EXTRA TIME will be given to any candidate.
  • Cell phones, calculators, watch calculators, alarm clocks, digital watches with built in calculators/ memory or any electronics gadgets are not be allowed in the examination hall.
  • The Test Invigilator will check your Admit Card and ID proof and authenticate the same.
  • Duration of the test is 120 minutes, i.e. from 14.00 hrs. to 16.00 hrs. The candidate may attempt any section in any order.
  • Candidates will not be allowed to leave the hall till 14.45 hrs. After submission of the test candidate will not be allowed to re-enter the test hall.
  • Candidates found using any unfair means will forfeit their chance of being considered for admission and will be debarred from receiving SNAP 2017 scores.
  • Differently Abled category candidates are requested to contact STS with scanned copies of their Medical Certificates for ascertaining percentage of their disability. (email: [email protected]). Candidates failing to do this will be considered under the Open Category.

SNAP 2017: Exam schedule

Particulars       Important Dates
SNAP Registration starts August 10, 2017 Thursday
SNAP Registration closes November 24, 2017 Friday
SNAP Payment closes November 24, 2017 Friday
SNAP Admit Card download dates December 1 Friday to December 17, 2017 Sunday
SNAP Online Test 2017 date December 17, 2017 Sunday from 2PM to 4 PM
Announcement of SNAP 2017 result December 28, 2017

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Exam dates and schedule

  • Notification date: 09-08-2017 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Registration – Online: 10-08-2017 10:00 AM to 24-11-2017 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 01-12-2017 10:00 AM to 17-12-2017 05:00 PM (Tentative)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 14:00 to 16:00 (Confirm)
    Result: 28-12-2018 10:00 AM (Tentative)

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SNAP 2017 Exam Eligibility

If you are planning to appear in SNAP 2017 exam and want to take admission in MBA programme in one of the 15 Symbiosis institutes, you must have following eligibility criteria as prescribed by Symbiosis International University (SIU)

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Registration, Fee & Application form

Candidate must provide Correct Name, Date of Birth, Mobile Number and Email Address as these details cannot be changed once the registration is complete. All above information is require for SNAP 2017 Online Test.


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SNAP 2017 Exam Pattern

SNAP exam has changed to Online computer based test after a long legacy of remaining a paper pen mode Multiple Choice Questions based examination. The duration of SNAP 2017 exam is 2 hours from 2 PM to 4 PM. 


There will be 4 sections in SNAP 2017 and the total maximum marks would be 150 while maximum marks for each section would be as follows 


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SNAP 2017 Admit Card

SNAP Test Admit Card for SNAP 2017 will be available at the SNAP website ( for download and print from Friday, December 01, 2017 till the SNAP 2017 exam day, Sunday, December 17, 2017.

You need to login with your SNAP ID and password to view and download the SNAP Test Admit card


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SNAP 2017 Exam Syllabus

SNAP 2017 will be 2 hours computer based online test. It will be first online SNAP exam. SNAP 2017 will contain multiple choice questions. The test is divided in 4 sections and proposes to comprise 150 MCQs to be solved in 2 hours. The topics covered in the syllabus are


Verbal Ability and Reading comprehension

40 questions with maximum 40 marks are proposed in this section. Topics covered in VARC are-

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SNAP Previous Test papers

On December 17, 2017, Symbiosis international University (SIU) Pune will conduct the first ever online Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) 2017 in 102 test cities in India for admission to MBA 2018-20 in 15 Symbiosis Management institutes including SIBM Pune. To help SNAP 2017 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 2017 Exam Cities

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


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