SNAP 2018

SNAP exam is an important national level MBA entrance test leading to admission in 15 Symbiosis MBA colleges accepting SNAP 2018 score including some of the top MBA colleges in India like Symbiosis Institute of Management (SIBM), Pune; SIIB Pune; SCMHRD Pune, SIBM Bangalore among others. All these Symbiosis institutes will accept only SNAP 2018 exam scores for admission.


SNAP 2018 exam date is Sunday December 16, 2018 and the Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune, the authority which conducts Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) exam, will release the SNAP 2018 Notification in August 2018. SNAP 2018 exam will be an online computer based test. Since 2017 SNAP test has changed its format computer based exam from earlier paper based SNAP test. SNAP test is a moderate difficulty level test 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 Exam dates & Schedule
Based on the trends in previous years, SIU Pune is expected to announce following SNAP exam dates for SNAP 2018 test:

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


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. The top MBA colleges accepting SNAP test scores are SIBM Pune, SCMHRD Pune, SIIB Pune, SIBM Bangalore among others.


Balanced exam with 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.


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 less than Rs.2000/-. SNAP exam, SNAP Registration and SNAP exam application fee taken together comes to little above than Rs.100 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 Exam Eligibility

Apart from the SNAP exam eligibility, the Symbiosis International University has also directed the candidates to check the SNAP eligibility of the respective Symbiosis Institute. The SNAP 2018 Exam eligibility therefore does not ensure the SNAP eligibility for all the Symbiosis colleges.


The guidelines issued by SIU Pune in regard to SNAP Exam Eligibility 2018 are:


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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

Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune has issued important details in regard to SNAP 2017 Admit Card details and test day guidelines for SNAP Admit card. SIU has also issued specific advisory, “Address for each test centre is printed on your SNAP 2017 Admit Card. Ensure you allow for sufficient travel time on the day of test.” SNAP 2017 exam date is December 17, 2017 and the SNAP test is being held in 102 test cities from 2PM to 4PM.


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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 Analysis

SNAP 2017 was rated as slightly more difficult than last year. While the Reasoning was lengthy, Quant was on difficult side. Verbal Ability and Current affairs were also not easy. It is expected that SIBM Pune cut off may go down to around 66-67 marks in SNAP 2017 exam.


Based on the feedback from the candidates, not only but also the preparation centres like Career Launcher, T.I.M.E. have revealed this fact and the anticipation is that the cut off at SIBM Pune, SCMHRD would go down for MBA admission 2018.


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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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SNAP Result 2017

SNAP 2017 Result Out: Score card Download begins

Keeping up its tradition to declare SNAP exam result in afternoon, SIU Pune has declared the SNAP 2017 result today on December 28 after 1 PM. Candidates who appeared in the first online SNAP exam on December 17, 2017 can download their SNAP score card from official SNAP Test website.


Latest Update: SNAP Cutoff 2017


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SNAP 2017 Percentile Predictor

SNAP 2017 Exam date is December 17, 2017. From this year SNAP has gone online and the test has 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 Cutoff 2017

SNAP 2017 cut offs are applicable for admission in 15 Symbiosis MBA colleges accepting SNAP score. These institutes will offer MBA admission 2018 on the basis of SNAP 2017 exam score cut offs.  These Symbiosis institutes are affiliated to Symbiosis International University, Pune. SNAP 2017 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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