SNAP 2018 exam result has been declared on January 10, 2019 at 4 PM. You can download your SNAP 2018 score card on official SNAP website. High scores in SNAP exam will lead to shortlisting and MBA admission 2019 in the top symbiosis institutes -SIBM Pune, SCMHRD Pune among others.. Read More


SNAP 2018 Exam date is December 16, 2018 from 2PM to 4PM. The SNAP Admit Card is available for download till the SNAP 2018 exam date. The Registration process for SNAP 2018 has already closed on November 28, 2018 after an extension of three days from November 26. The SNAP 2018 exam pattern has been changed. This year SNAP exam will consist of 110 MCQs and 20 Non-MCQs with 25% negative marking..



Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Online Test 2018 is the common, mandatory MBA entrance test for admission to all the 15 Symbiosis Institutes affiliated to Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune. Candidates aspiring to join MBA / MSc (CA) / MSc (SS) programmes offered by the Symbiosis Institutes have to appear for the SNAP Test 2018. One has to register for SNAP Test & also register for the institutes offering his/ her choice of programmes by paying separate programmes registration fees. If shortlisted, he/she would 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 as well as programme registrations in the same portal


SNAP 2018 Exam Dates and Schedule

SNAP 2018 Exam Dates 
SNAP 2018 Notification Release
August 28, 2018
SNAP 2018 Registration starts
August 28, 2018
SNAP 2018 Registration closes
November 26, 2018
SNAP 2018 Payment closes
November 28, 2018
SNAP 2018 Admit Card download starts
December 1, 2018
SNAP 2018 Admit Card download ends
December 16, 2018
SNAP 2018 Test date
December 16, 2018 Sunday from 2PM to 4 PM
SNAP 2018 result date
January 10, 2019


SNAP 2018: Exam Pattern Changed
Although since 2017, SNAP has changed its exam format as Computer Based Test from earlier Paper Based Test, the SNAP 2018 exam structure has been totally revamped. Important changes in SNAP 2018 are as under:


SNAP 2018 Exam Structure
SNAP 2017 Exam Structure
Total Questions
Sectional Composition of Questions
English-35; QA & DI-35; Reasoning-35; Current Affairs-25
English-40; QA & DI-40; Reasoning-40; Current Affairs-30
Normal Questions (MCQ Type)
Special Questions (Non-MCQ Type)
Scoring Pattern (Normal Questions)
+1 Mark for Each Correct Answer of Normal Questions (110 MCQs)
+1 Mark for Each Correct Answer of all the 150 questions
Scoring Pattern (Special Questions)
+2 Marks for Each Correct Answer of Special Questions (20 Non MCQs)
Negative Marking
-0.25 Mark for each wrong answer of Normal Question
-0.50 Mark for each wrong answer of Special Question
-0.25 Mark for each wrong answer of all the 150 questions
Choice of Answer Options (Normal Questions)
4 for Normal Questions only
4 for all the questions
Choice of Answer Options (Special Questions)
No Choice. Must Write the answer in the given space on computer screen using virtual key board
No Such Question appeared
Number of SNAP Test Cities


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SNAP 2018: Important Points

  • No Change in Time Duration. Remains 2 Hours Computer based test
  • No Change in Number of Sections. SNAP 2018 has 4 sections as before
  • No Change in Maximum Marks which remain 150.
  • No Change in Ratio of Negative Marking for Wrong Answer. It remains 25%

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 announced as December 16. Number of test cities for SNAP exam has been reduced to 92 in 2018 as against 102 last year.


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 2018 exam is a moderate difficulty level test with 110 MCQs and 20 Non-MCQ 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 cut off. 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 is 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 Rs.1750/-. SNAP exam, SNAP Registration and SNAP exam application fee taken together comes to little above than Rs.100 per Symbiosis MBA college.

Simplified Application Process: You can apply to Symbiosis Institutes through SNAP Application Form. Aspirants can now apply for the programmes in each Symbiosis Institute through the SNAP exam portal by paying the Institute application fee of Rs.1000/- per programme.  


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 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 will 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, has released the SNAP 2018 Notification and the SNAP 2018 Registration has opened on August 28, 2018. 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: 28-08-2019 10:00 AM (Tentative)
    Registration – Online: 28-08-2019 10:00 AM to 28-11-2019 11:30 PM (Tentative)
    Admit Card Release: 01-12-2019 10:00 AM to 16-12-2019 02:00 PM (Tentative)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Monday, December 16, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00 (Tentative)
    Result: 10-01-2020 10:00 AM (Tentative)

SNAP toppers

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SNAP 2018 Eligibility

SNAP 2018 Eligibility Criteria comprise two major Eligibility requirements – the first one is the eligibility criteria to appear in SNAP 2018 exam on December 16, 2018 and the other one is the individual eligibility criteria for admission to 15 Symbiosis Institutes. Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune has announced the SNAP 2018 Eligibility Criteria and the eligibility criteria to apply for admission in each of the 15 Symbiosis Institutes.   


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SNAP 2018 Registration

SNAP 2018 Registration and application process closes on November 28, 2018. The last date of SNAP registration has been extended to Nov 28 from earlier Nov 26, 2018. You can register for SNAP 2018 online on the SNAP 2018 Exam website and can pay the SNAP exam fee of Rs.1750/- either online or through Demand Draft. The SNAP 2018 exam registration fee includes the fee for SNAP exam application form and for registration. 


SNAP 2018 Registration dates

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SNAP Answer Key 2018

SNAP Answer Key 2018 are live now! Symbiosis University has released the Official SNAP 2018 Answer Key on December 19, 2018. Official SNAP 2019 Question Paper is also available with your login ID and Password at SNAP website. SNAP Objection Form is also available incase you want to dispute answer to any question.


You can check the SNAP Answer Keys by following simple steps explained below.


However, unlike CAT where IIM Calcutta had released CAT 2018 Response Sheet for each candidate, SNAP hasn’t published a candidate’s responses/answers.


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SNAP 2018 Exam Pattern

SNAP 2018 exam pattern has been overhauled. Symbiosis International University (SIU) has brought about number of major changes in SNAP 2018 exam structure and to a large extent SNAP has moved on the lines of CAT exam. With effect from 2018, SNAP will not only consists of Objective Type MCQ questions but will also have Non MCQs.


Some of the important changes introduced in SNAP 2018 testing pattern are as below:

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SNAP Admit Card 2018

SNAP 2018 Admit card is live now on website. The SNAP Admit Card download is available till SNAP exam day on December 16, 2018. Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune has released the SNAP 2018 hall ticket on Saturday, December 1. If you have not completed the SNAP 2018 Admit card download, complete it immediately without delay. Please note to carry the SNAP Admit Card to the SNAP exam centre alongwith the photo ID proof. 


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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 Preparation

SNAP Preparation for SNAP 2018 exam on December 16, 2018, with an aim to get admission in one of the top 15 Symbiosis MBA colleges must be started well in advance as per the revised SNAP exam pattern. In view of the experts and past SNAP Test toppers, the preparation for SNAP exam must be well defined. A key component in SNAP 2018 preparation strategy is your SNAP preparation time.


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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 will conduct SNAP 2018 Online Computer Based SNAP Test. Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) 2018 is to be held in 92 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.  


SNAP previous year test papers

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SNAP Result 2018

SNAP 2018 Result is out! Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune has declared SNAP 2019 exam result with SNAP card on January 10, 2019 at 4 PM. The SNAP score card is live for download from SNAP official website. To know how to download SNAP 2018 score card follow the steps shared below.  With the declaration of SNAP exam result, all the 15 Symbiosis Institutes will start shortlisting students for final selection process individually. SIU had earlier announced to declare the SNAP 2018 Result in the 2nd week of January 2019.

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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 2018 exam will be conducted in 92 cities all over India. A candidate can choose the test city from the following list of 92 cities:


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SNAP Cutoff 2018

SNAP Exam 2018 result has been declared on January 10, 2019 at 4 PM. SNAP 2018 exam scores will lead to MBA admission 2019 in 15 Symbiosis institutes. You can download your SNAP 2018 score card from official SNAP website.

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