SNAP 2024: Application Form, Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Exam pattern, Syllabus and Result

Symbiosis International University is responsible for organizing Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) every year. It is a national-level entrance examination for admission to MBA and PGDM courses. The SNAP scores will be accepted by various constituent institutes of Symbiosis all over India.

Candidates seeking admission to MBA management courses through SNAP 2024 must submit their online application form as per the scheduled time. It is expected that the SNAP online registration will be commenced in August 2024. Aspirants can check the complete details regarding the SNAP test from the article below.

SNAP 2024 Highlights

Name of ExamSNAP
SNAP Full formSymbiosis National Aptitude Test
Conducting BodySymbiosis International University (SIU)
Level of ExamNational
Courses offeredPG management courses
Examination modeComputer-based test
Frequency of examOnce a year

SNAP Important Dates (tentative)

Aspirants can check the tentative schedule regarding SNAP from the table below.

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EventsDates (tentative)
Commencement of the online application processAugust 2023
SNAP 2024 registration last dateNovember 2024
Availability of admit cardDecember 2023
SNAP Exam date 2024December 2023
Announcement of resultJanuary 2024

SNAP Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who want to appear in Symbiosis National Aptitude Test must check the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. The details regarding SNAP eligibility criteria are mentioned below.  

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Indian nationals/ NRIs/ OCI/ PIO or Foreign nationals are eligible to apply.

Candidates must be graduated with at least 50% marks (45% for reserved category) in aggregate from a recognized university or institute.

Candidates who are appearing in the final year exam of graduation are also eligible to apply for the test.

There will be no age bar to apply for the exam.

SNAP Application Process

It is expected that the application form for the SNAP test will be released in August 2023. The application form will be available in online mode only. Candidates must register for the exam by visiting the official website link.

For online registration, candidates need to provide their name, contact number, and a valid email address. Once the registration is over, a username and password will be sent to the candidate’s registered email address.

By using the same, candidates can log in to the application page and fill out the required details such as personal and academic details in the application form. 

Candidate should upload the passport-size photograph, and signature in the given fields as per the prescribed dimensions.

To complete the application process, candidates have to pay the necessary application fee.

Before making the payment, candidates should choose a course and college of their choice.

Don’t forget to take the printout of the application form for future reference.

SNAP Application Fee

Candidates must pay Rs 1950/- as the SNAP 2024 Application fee. The payment can be made via Billdesk Payment Gateway, Indian Bank Payment Gateway, Easebuzz Payment Gateway, and a Demand Draft facility.

SNAP Exam Pattern

The exam will be held in online mode i.e., a computer-based test. SNAP is a speed-based test and its exam pattern is similar to other MBA entrance exams. Candidates can check the complete details regarding the SNAP Examination pattern from the table below.

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Mode of examComputer-based test (CBT)
Exam duration60 minutes
Total number of questions60
Type of questionsMultiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Total marks60
Language of paperEnglish
Sections4 sections namely Quantitative Aptitude, General English, Current Affairs, and Reasoning.
Marking criteria+1 mark for each correct response -0.25 marks for each incorrect answer

Check the subject-wise distribution of questions along with marks from the below section.

SubjectsNumber of questionsTotal marks
General English1515
Analytical & Logical Reasoning2525
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency2020
Total60 questions60 marks

SNAP Syllabus 2024

The syllabus for the SNAP test 2024 will be prescribed by the SIU. There are three sections in the exam including General English, Quantitative, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency, and Analytical and Logical Reasoning. Candidates can check the important topics covered in the SNAP syllabus from the table below.

Quantitative, Data Interpretation, and Data SufficiencyAlgebra, Linear Equations & Quadratic Equations, Inequalities, Graphs-Pie Chart, Number System, Mensuration, Tables, Progressions, Mixtures & Allegations, Geometry, Permutation & Combination, Set Theory, Coordinate Geometry, Binomial Theorem, Bar Graphs, Logarithm, Surds and Indices, Trigonometry, Probability Functions, Arithmetic, Series
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal AbilityAnalogies, Sentence correction, Fill in the blanks, Jumbled paragraphs, One Word Substitution, Active Voice and Passive Voice, Idioms and Syllogisms, Contextual usage, Odd One Out, Synonyms and Antonyms, Vocabulary
Analytical & Logical ReasoningFamily Tree – Blood Relations, Clocks & Calendars, Seating Arrangement, Critical Reasoning, Coding-Decoding, Direction Sense, Syllogisms, Analogy & Series, Visual reasoning, Meaningful Word, Matrix, Mathematical Reasoning, Verbal and Miscellaneous Reasoning

SNAP Admit Card

The SIU will release the SNAP test admit card 2024 most likely in December 2024. The admit card for SNAP will be available through online mode only. To download the admit card, candidates need to visit the official website link SIU and provide their login credentials in the given fields.  

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Admit card is an important document to carry at the examination centre on exam day. It includes details related to the exam such as the date and time of the exam, the candidate’s name and roll number, examination venue, and other important instructions for the exam. Candidates will not be allowed to appear in the exam without having a valid admit card.

SNAP Answer Key 2024

The answer key will be released a few days after the completion of the exam. The authority will release the SNAP Answer key through online mode only. The provisional answer key will comprise all the right answers for the questions asked in the SNAP exam.

In case of an issue with any answer, candidates are allowed to raise objections within the given time. After considering all the raised objections, the final answer keys will be declared by the authority. With the help of the answer key, applicants can calculate their probable scores in the exam.

SNAP 2024 Result

The SNAP result will be published on the official website most likely in the first week of January 2024. Candidates who appeared in the exam can check the SNAP scorecard online by entering their application number and password in the result login window.

The scorecard will include the details like candidate’s overall score, sectional score, percentage, and qualifying status. Based on the SNAP test result, candidates will be shortlisted for the admission process round.

SNAP Cutoff 2024

The SNAP cutoff is the minimum qualifying mark required to clear the exam. Candidates who will score the cutoff marks will be considered eligible for the further selection process. The SNAP cutoff marks are accepted by various symbiosis- participating institutes for MBA admissions.

The authority will decide the cutoff marks after considering various factors such as the difficulty level of the exam, the number of candidates appearing for the exam, previous year’s cutoff trends, and the highest score obtained by the candidates in the exam. Candidates can check the category-wise cutoff marks from the official website.

SNAP Selection Process 2024

Qualified candidates will be called for further admission rounds based on their overall scores in the exam. Selected candidates will have to participate in the various rounds including Group Exercise (GE), Personal Interaction (PI), and Writing Ability Test (WAT).

A final admission offer will be made by the authority based on the candidate’s overall performance in all rounds. There will be no centralized counselling process organized by the conducting body.

List of SNAP accepting Institutes

Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research

Symbiosis Institute of International Business

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management

Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development

Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies

Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad

Symbiosis Centre for Information

Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management, Nashik

Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences

Symbiosis School of Media & Communication, Bengaluru

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru

Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance

Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences


What is the SNAP exam fee?

Candidates have to pay Rs 1950/- as a necessary application fee.

Is SNAP more difficult than CAT?

SNAP is quite easier than CAT.

What is the SNAP exam frequency?

The exam is conducted on an annual basis.

How many attempts for SNAP in a year?

There will be 3 attempts for the exam in a year.

When will the SNAP 2024 exam be conducted?

It is expected that the exam will be held in December 2023.

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