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.
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SNAP 2024 Highlights
|Name of Exam||SNAP|
|SNAP Full form||Symbiosis National Aptitude Test|
|Conducting Body||Symbiosis International University (SIU)|
|Level of Exam||National|
|Courses offered||PG management courses|
|Examination mode||Computer-based test|
|Frequency of exam||Once a year|
SNAP Important Dates (tentative)
Aspirants can check the tentative schedule regarding SNAP from the table below.
|Commencement of the online application process||August 2023|
|SNAP 2024 registration last date||November 2024|
|Availability of admit card||December 2023|
|SNAP Exam date 2024||December 2023|
|Announcement of result||January 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.
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.
|Mode of exam||Computer-based test (CBT)|
|Exam duration||60 minutes|
|Total number of questions||60|
|Type of questions||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)|
|Language of paper||English|
|Sections||4 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.
|Subjects||Number of questions||Total marks|
|Analytical & Logical Reasoning||25||25|
|Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency||20||20|
|Total||60 questions||60 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 Sufficiency||Algebra, 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 Ability||Analogies, 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 Reasoning||Family 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.
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
Candidates have to pay Rs 1950/- as a necessary application fee.
SNAP is quite easier than CAT.
The exam is conducted on an annual basis.
There will be 3 attempts for the exam in a year.
It is expected that the exam will be held in December 2023.
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