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Updated on
December 21, 2020

If you have taken SNAP 2020 exam on December 20, 2020 or are taking any of the two SNAP tests either on Jan 6, 2021 or January 9, 2021, you must be looking for the expected SNAP cut off in your preferred Symbiosis institute for MBA admission 2021. Relax! You are at the right place as the information below on SNAP 2020 cut offs with raw score range leading to required SNAP percentile cut off in the preferred Symbiosis institute is shared below alongwith the past trends

 

SNAP Cut off: Official Announcement Date
SNAP cut off 2020 for MBA admission 2021 in 16 Symbiosis colleges accepting SNAP exam scores will be announced by each institute after declaration of SNAP exam 2020 result on January 22, 2021 at 11 AM.  Since the SNAP cut off for each individual Symbiosis college depends upon the SNAP scoring pattern for the relevant admission cycle and the maximum SNAP score obtained by the candidates as well as the number of candidates scoring good score, the SNAP cut offs will change substantially in admission 2021 in all the Symbiosis Institutes due to changes in exam pattern scoring pattern.

 

Before, we know the SNAP cut off scores required by each Symbiosis institute in the respective percentile range, let’s understand the key changes in SNAP 2020 exam pattern and scoring pattern: ​

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Changes in SNAP Exam: Higher Percentile at Lower Score
SNAP 2020 Exam pattern is changed with reduced time limit and fewer number of questions. Besides, SNAP exam 2020 is scheduled on three separate dates in December 2020 and January 2021. With reduced maximum marks, higher percentile in SNAP 2020 can be obtained at a lower score cut off. Key changes in SNAP 2020 are detailed below:

 

Overall Key changes

  • Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) 2020 will be held online and will be held on three dates in December 2020 and in January 2021
  • First SNAP Test date: December 20, 2020
  • Second & Third SNAP Test dates: January 6 and 9, 2021
  • Candidate can take SNAP 2020 upto two times
  • SNAP Exam 2020 duration is reduced to 1 hour (11AM to 12 Noon) from 2 hours (2 PM to 4 PM)
  • Total questions reduced to 60 from 110 earlier
  • Best of the performance of candidate out of the attempts he/ she has made will be considered for final percentile calculation.

SNAP 2020 Exam Pattern: Overall & Sectional Changes

Particulars
SNAP 2020
 SNAP 2019
Duration
60 minutes
120 minutes
SNAP Test Timing
11 AM to 12 Noon
2 PM to 4 PM
Total no. of questions
60
110
Total Maximum Marks
60
150
Type of Questions
MCQs
MCQs+Special Questions
Marking Scheme
+1 for each Correct answer
Variable Marking scheme with +1, +1.5 and +2 for MCQs and Spl questions
Negative Marking
25%
25%
No. of Questions - General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability
15
34
No. of Questions -Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
20
35
No. of Questions-Analytical & Logical Reasoning
25
36
Special Questions
Nil
 5

SNAP 2020: 7 Important Points to Note

  • SNAP 2020 is computer-based test
  • SNAP 2020 is of one hour duration from 11 AM to 12 Noon for all the three dates
  • Total number of questions reduced to 60 in SNAP 2020 from 110 last year
  • All questions are of MCQ type
  • No Special Questions in SNAP 2020 as against 5 questions last year
  • No variable marking scheme, each right answer carries +1 mark in SNAP 2020
  • 1/4 Negative Marking for incorrect answer

SNAP Cut off 2020: Key Factors 
The SNAP 2020 cut off percentile in each institute may go up or down as compared to last year depending upon the eligibility requirement, weightage awarded to different parameters in the admission process applied by the Symbiosis institutes.  The SNAP 2020 exam scores are accepted by 16 Symbiosis institutes for MBA admission 2021. You can download your SNAP 2020 score card from official SNAP website. High scores in SNAP exam will lead to shortlisting and MBA admission 2021 in the top symbiosis institutes -SIBM Pune, SCMHRD Pune among others

 

Last year SNAP was found slightly on easier side and accordingly the SNAP cut off had gone slightly higher also.  

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SNAP Cut Offs: Comparative Analysis  
The relevant information on SNAP cut offs, fee, placements for MBA will guide the candidates to choose the right B-school. To help MBA aspirants searching for top MBA colleges accepting SNAP 2020 scores, MBAUniverse.com has prepared a list of MBA colleges with their SNAP Cut Offs, Average Salary and Fee structure. Click on the College Name to get more information and to apply online.

 

SNAP Cut Offs 90%ile and above in Symbiosis Institutes: Expected for MBA 2021 V/s MBA 2020 & 2019 

MBA college
City
Expected SNAP Cut off percentile for MBA 2021
SNAP Cutoff percentile for MBA 2020
SNAP cutoff percentile for MBA 2019
SIBM
(Symbiosis Institute of Business Management)
Pune
Raw Score Range: 43+
Percentile: 98.5
96
98
SCMHRD
(Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development)
Pune
Raw Score Range:35-37
Percentile:96
95
97.13
SIIB
(Symbiosis Institute of International Business)
 
Pune
Raw Score Range: 29-32
Percentile: 93
92
93.2
SIBM (Symbiosis Institute of Business Management)
Bangalore
Raw Score Range: 23-25
Percentile: 90
88
90

SNAP Cut Offs 70%ile to below 89%ile in Symbiosis Institutes: Expected for MBA 2021 V/s MBA 2020 & 2019 

MBA college/University
City
Expected SNAP Cut off percentile for 2021
SNAP cutoff  percentile for 2020
SNAP Cutoff percentile for 2019
Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM)
Nashik
Raw Score Range:19-21
Percentile:87
85
87.05
SICSR
(Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research)
Pune
Raw Score Range:15-17
Percentile: 82
80
82
SITM (Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management)
 
Pune
Raw Score Range: 16-18
Percentile:83
81
83
SIMS (Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies)
 
Pune
Raw Score Range:12-14
Percentile:77
75
76
SIMC (Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication)
Pune
Raw Score Range:9-11
Percentile:73
70
72
SCIT (Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology)
Pune
Raw Score Range:11-13
Percentile:76
74
75
SIHS (Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences)
Pune
Raw Score Range:7-9
Percentile: 58
55
60
SSMC (Symbiosis School for Media & Communication)
Bengaluru
Raw Score Range:10-12
Percentile:75
72
74
SSBF (Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance)
Pune
Raw Score Range:8-9
Percentile: 60
58
65
SSSS (Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences)
Pune
Raw Score Range:7-8
Percentile: 55
50
55
SIBM (Symbiosis Institute of Business Management)
Hyderabad
Raw Score Range:7-9
Percentile:58
55
60

All the Symbiosis institutes will offer MBA admission 2021 on the basis of SNAP 2020 exam score cut offs.  These Symbiosis institutes are affiliated to Symbiosis International University, Pune. SNAP 2020 cut offs in these MBA colleges accepting SNAP scores vary from institute to institute. All the Symbiosis institutes consider the overall SNAP cut offs, while a few SNAP accepting colleges also consider SNAP sectional cut offs in shortlisting the candidates. 

 

The SNAP 2020 cut offs in SIBM Pune, SCMHRD Pune and other Symbiosis institutes might deviate slightly more on higher side than last year. The candidates, who wish to apply for MBA admission in Symbiosis Institutes may take the lead from the expected SNAP 2020 cut offs and apply to the preferred Symbiosis institute.  

 

Expected SNAP Cutoffs by CL, IMS, Bullseye
MBAUniverse.com will share the predictions on expected SNAP cut offs as predicted by Career Launcher, IMS and Bullseye for MBA admission 2021 in different Symbiosis Institutes. Last year also these coaching institutes predicted nearest SNAP cut offs, as shared below

 

Last Year SNAP Cut offs: Hitbulls eye

Institute
Expected SNAP Raw Score Cutoffs as predicted
SIBM (Pune)
70+
SCMHRD(Pune)
67+
SIIB
62+
SIBM(Bengaluru)
60+
SSBF,SIMS, SIIB (Energy / Agriculture)
46+
SICSR,SIMC
42+
SIHS,SSMS,SSSS,SSMC
36+

Last Year SNAP Cut offs by CL
Overall the paper was easier than last year, and students would have done well to attempt about 85-90 questions with 80-85% accuracy.

 

Suggested time distribution and attempts:

Sections
Time (min)
Good Attempts
Good Net Score
Quantitative Aptitude
40-45
23-25
19-20
Reasoning
45-50
20-22
17-18
General English
25
30-32
24-25
General Awareness
10
11-13
6-7
Total
120
84-88
68-70

Last Year SNAP Cut offs by IMS
Overall, SNAP was an easy test. Expected SNAP cut offs are: 

Institute
Expected SNAP Cut off score
SIBM Pune
74-75
SCMHRD Pune
71-72
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