SNAP 2020 Notification

Symbiosis International University (SIU) conducts the SNAP Test every year in order to shortlist candidates for MBA programs offered by various institutes affiliated with it. This year SNAP Test will be conducted thrice beginning from 20th December 2020. Second and Third SNAP Test will be held on 6th January and 9th January 2021, respectively. The registration for SNAP 2020 will begin from 23rd September 2020 and will close on 28th November 2020. First, MBA aspirants need to register for the SNAP entrance exam and then register with the Institute for the course they are interested in.
After SNAP Test is conducted, Cut-offs are released, which are used to shortlist candidates for the next round, consisting of a Group Exercise, Personal Interview and in some cases, Essay Writing (WAT).
SNAP 2020 Important Facts
A quick overview of important facts about SNAP:
SNAP Exam Conducting Body Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune
Number of MBA colleges under SNAP Exam 16 Symbiosis Institutes
Total Test Cities where SNAP will be held across India 94
Mode of SNAP Entrance Exam Online
SNAP 2020 Application Process Simultaneously apply for SNAP exam and for Programmes
SNAP Application Fees Rs.1750/- per test
Number of Questions in SNAP Exam 60
Sectional Composition of Questions in SNAP exam 2020 English-15; QA & DI-20; Reasoning-25;
Normal Questions (MCQ Type) 60
Special Questions (Non-MCQ Type) -
SNAP Scoring Pattern (Each Normal Question) +1 for every correct answer
SNAP Scoring Pattern (Each Special Question) -
Negative Marking in SNAP 25% negative marking for each incorrect answer
SNAP Exam Application Process Online
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Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune will conduct Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) for admission to various Post Graduate Programs for the academic year 2020-22. SNAP Online Test will be held on December 20, 2020 (Sunday), January 06, 2021 (Wednesday) and January 09, 2021 (Saturday). It will be in an online format. Registration for the SNAP will start from September 23, 2020 and will go on until November 28, 2020.
The following table gives you the dates for SNAP 2020.
SNAP 2020 Important Dates (Tentative)
SNAP 2020 Exam Details SNAP Dates 2020
SNAP 2020 Notification Release September, 2020
Online Registrations for SNAP commences September 24, 2020
SNAP 2020 Last Date to Apply November 28, 2020
SNAP 2020 Last Date to Pay Exam Fee November 28, 2020
SNAP Test Admit Card available on the website December 5, 2020
SNAP 2020 Exam Date December 20, 2020
January 06, 2021
January 09, 2021
Test Time (for all dates) 11.00 am to 12.00 noon
SNAP Result January 22, 2021
Short listing of candidates for GE, PI &WAT for SNAP 2020 3rd week of January 2021
General Exercise, Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test for SNAP 1st week of February 2021
Final Merit List for SNAP 4th week of February 2021
In addition to applying for SNAP, students need to register for each institute they are interested in.
Do not forget to go to the institutes' website and register!
Important Change in SNAP (2020) Exam Pattern:
This year Symbiosis National Aptitude Test(SNAP) will be held in an Online mode. SNAP will be held on December 20, 2020 (Sunday), January 06, 2021 (Wednesday), January 09, 2021 (Saturday)
Candidates can appear for SNAP up to Two Times and the best of the performance out of the attempts will be considered for the selection process.
It is important that the candidate decides in advance whether he intends to give SNAP once or twice times.
For each attempt of SNAP 2020, the candidate has to deposit the application fee (Rs. 1750/-) per test.
Students intending to take admission in MBA, MBA(I &E), and MBA (L & S) programmes offered by SIBM Pune will also have to clear the SNAP exam.
List of Institutes that accept SNAP scores
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM, Pune) MBA
MBA (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)
Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR, Pune) MBA (Information Technology)
M.Sc. (Computer Applications)
M.Sc. (System Security)
Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD, Pune) MBA
MBA (Infrastructure Management)
MBA (Business Analytics)
Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB, Pune) MBA (International Business)
MBA (Agri-Business)
MBA (Energy & Environment)
Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM, Pune) MBA (Telecom Management)
Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS, Pune) MBA MBA
Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune (SIMC, Pune) MBA (Communication Management)
Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management, Nashik (SIOM, Nashik) MBA (Operations Management)
Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT, Pune) MBA (Information Technology Business Management)
MBA (Data Sciences and Data Analytics)
Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS, Pune) MBA (Hospital & Healthcare Management)
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru (SIBM, Bengaluru) MBA
Symbiosis School for Media & Communication, Bengaluru (SSMC, Bengaluru) MBA (Communication Management)
Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF, Pune) (Formerly Symbiosis School of Banking Management) MBA (Banking and Finance)
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad (SIBM, Hyderabad) MBA
Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS, Pune) MBA (Sports Management)
Candidates Beware!
If you are just a little confused, it’s totally normal. Relax and go through the list of institutes that do not accept the SNAP scores. Trust us, it will save you a lot of trouble in the future.
Symbiosis Law School (SLS-Pune) LL.M.
Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS) M.Sc. (Medical Technology)
Symbiosis College of Nursing (SCON) M.Sc. (Nursing)
Symbiosis School of Biomedical Sciences (SSBS) M.Sc. (Biotechnology)
M.Sc. (Nutrition & Dietetics)
Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication-,Pune (SIMC- Pune) M.A.(Mass Communication)
Symbiosis School of Economics (SSE) M.Sc. (Economics)
Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT) M.Tech. (CAD & AM)
Symbiosis School of International Studies (SSIS) M.A. (IS)
Symbiosis Institute of Geoinformatics (SIG) M.Sc. (Geo-informatics)
Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) M.Des
Now that you know a bit more about the SNAP exam than before why not check out the SNAP Eligibility and SNAP Registration Process and complete your search all under one roof.
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