SNAP 2023 Exam
The Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is a computer-based entrance exam conducted by Symbiosis International (Deemed) University, Pune, for admission to its various MBA and postgraduate management programs. The exam is held thrice a year, and candidates can take a maximum of three attempts. The best score out of the three attempts is considered for admission.
SNAP 2023- Overview
|Test Conducting Body||Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune|
|Number of MBA colleges under SNAP||15 Symbiosis Institutes offering MBA programmes|
|Mode of Exam||Computer Based Online Exam|
|SNAP 2023 Test duration||60 Minutes|
|Application Process||Online; Simultaneously apply for entrance exam and for institute level Programs|
|SNAP Registration & Application Fee||Rs.2250/- (The SNAP registration fee will apply for each exam separately)|
|SNAP Full Form||Symbiosis National Aptitude Test|
|Expected SNAP Cut offs for top Symbiosis Institutes||88 to 97 percentile for SIBM Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune, SCMHRD Pune, SIOM Nashik|
|Total Questions in the Exam||60|
|Sectional Division of Test||3 Sections with different number of Questions in Each Section|
|SNAP 2023 Test Cities||90-95|
The SNAP exam is one of the most popular MBA entrance exams in India, and is accepted by over 15 Symbiosis institutes, as well as other leading B-schools. The exam is designed to assess candidates' analytical and logical reasoning skills, quantitative skills, and English language skills.
SNAP 2023 Important Dates
All the important dates of SNAP 2023 exam has been released along with its notification. SIU Pune has announced all the official dates of SNAP exam. Below are all the important dates of this exam.
|SNAP Notification 2023 Release Date||August 23, 2023|
|SNAP Registration start date||August 23, 2023|
|Last date to Apply||November 23, 2023|
|SNAP 2023 Exam Registration Fee||Rs.2250/- for each SNAP exam (Under Revision)|
|Last date to Pay Exam Fee||November 23, 2023|
|Symbiosis Institute Programme Registration Fee||Rs.1000/- per programme, per institute|
SNAP 2023 Admit Card Download Starts
SNAP-1: December 4, 2023 (Exam on Dec 10, 2023)
SNAP-2: December 9, 2023 (Exam on Dec 17, 2023)
SNAP-3: December 9, 2023 (Exam on Dec 22, 2023)
|Last Date for SNAP Admit Card Download||Till Exam Date|
|SNAP 2023 Exam Dates, Test Duration and Time|
1 hour duration exam:
SNAP-1: Dec 10, 2023
SNAP-2: Dec 17, 2023
SNAP-3: Dec 22, 2023
|SNAP 2023 Result date||January 10, 2024|
SNAP 2023 Exam Pattern
The format of SNAP underwent a change in 2017 from a paper-based format to a computer-based one. Next year (in 2018), the format was altered once again and special questions were introduced. The number of questions was lessened thereby affecting the format once again in 2019. When COVID-19 struck in 2020, the questions were limited to 60 questions and the duration of the exam was set to 1 hour. And until 2023, the same format is being followed. The SNAP exam is a 60-minute test with 60 multiple-choice questions. The exam is divided into three sections:
|General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability||15||1||15|
|Analytical & Logical Reasoning||25||1||25|
|Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency||20||1||20|
- The SNAP Test 2023 is a computer-based test with a duration of 60 minutes. The test dates are on 10th, 17th, and 22nd December 2023. The exact timings will be available on the Admit Card.
- The test is objective, with each question having four responses. Candidates should choose the most appropriate response. Please note that each wrong answer attracts 25% negative marks.
- A candidate can appear for up to three tests for SNAP. If a candidate appears for more than one test, the higher score will be considered for the final percentile calculation. There will be no normalization.
- The question papers will be normalized for the level of difficulty across all three tests. A rigorous process that has been statistically tested will be administered to ensure that unique types of questions are framed under a specific topic across the question papers.
- The total number of questions is 60 and the total marks are also 60.
- There is no sectional cut-off. Your overall score is considered for admission, so it is important to perform well in all sections of the exam.
- SNAP scores are accepted by over 15 Symbiosis institutes, as well as other leading B-schools.
SNAP 2023 Syllabus
The SNAP syllabus covers the following topics:
- Sentence completion
Analytical & Logical Reasoning
- Logical reasoning
- Critical thinking
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
- Data interpretation
- Data sufficiency
Here is a more detailed breakdown of the topics covered in each section:
The General English section of the SNAP exam tests your ability to understand and use the English language. The questions in this section will cover a variety of topics, including grammar, vocabulary, sentence completion, and comprehension.
Here are some specific examples of the types of questions you may encounter in the General English section:
- Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.
- Choose the correct meaning of the word in context.
- Complete the sentence with the most appropriate word or phrase.
- Answer questions about the meaning of a passage or article.
Analytical & Logical Reasoning
The Analytical & Logical Reasoning section of the SNAP exam tests your ability to think logically and solve problems. The questions in this section will cover a variety of topics, including logical reasoning, critical thinking, and problem-solving.
Here are some specific examples of the types of questions you may encounter in the Analytical & Logical Reasoning section:
- Identify the logical conclusion of a series of statements.
- Identify the strongest argument in a passage.
- Solve a puzzle or logic problem.
- Analyze data and draw conclusions.
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
The Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency section of the SNAP exam tests your quantitative and analytical skills. The questions in this section will cover a variety of topics, including arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, data interpretation, and data sufficiency.
Here are some specific examples of the types of questions you may encounter in the Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency section:
- Solve a math problem.
- Interpret a graph or table.
- Determine whether a given set of data is sufficient to answer a question.
- Apply mathematical concepts to solve real-world problems.
SNAP 2023 Eligibility
To be eligible for the SNAP exam, candidates must meet the following criteria:
- Must have a bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized university
- Must have secured at least 50% marks in the qualifying exam (45% for reserved category candidates)
- There is no age limit for the SNAP exam
- Once SNAP exam is conducted, Symbiosis International University, Pune will announce the eligibility criteria to apply for admission in 15 Symbiosis Institutions.
SNAP 2023 Application Process
To apply for the SNAP exam, candidates need to visit the official website of Symbiosis International (Deemed) University, Pune, and fill out the online application form. The application form will require candidates to provide their personal details, academic qualifications, and work experience (if any). Candidates will also need to pay an application fee of Rs 1950 online or by DD.
The detailed Application Process to apply for SNAP 2023 exam is below:
Step 1: Visit the Official Website
Go to the official SNAP website, which is typically "www.snaptest.org." Ensure you are on the official website to avoid any fraudulent registration.
Step 2: New User Registration
On the SNAP website, find and click on the "Register" or "New Registration" link.
You will be asked to provide some basic details like your name, date of birth, email address, and mobile number.
Create a strong password for your SNAP account.
Step 3: Email Verification
Once you've filled in the necessary information, you will receive a verification link in your registered email address.
Click on the verification link to activate your SNAP account. This step confirms your email address and enables you to proceed with the registration process.
Step 4: Fill in Personal Information
After email verification, log in to your SNAP account with your credentials.
Complete your personal information, including your name, gender, category, nationality, and address.
Step 5: Educational Details
Enter your academic qualifications, such as your 10th, 12th, and bachelor's degree details.
You may also be asked to provide information about any work experience you have (if applicable).
Step 6: Select Preferred MBA Programs
Choose the MBA programs or courses you want to apply for through SNAP.
You can select up to 15 Symbiosis institutes and courses. Make sure to check the eligibility criteria of the chosen programs before selecting them.
Step 7: Upload Photograph
You will be required to upload a recent passport-sized color photograph during the registration process.
Ensure that the photograph meets the specified size and format requirements mentioned on the website.
Step 8: Payment of Registration Fee
Pay the SNAP registration fee, which can be done online through various payment methods like credit card, debit card, net banking, or via Demand Draft.
The SNAP registration fee may vary from year to year, so check the official website for the current fee structure.
Step 9: Print Confirmation
After successful payment, you will receive a confirmation of your registration.
You should take a printout of the confirmation for your records.
Step 10: Admit Card Download
Keep an eye on the official website for SNAP exam dates and admit card release.
Download your SNAP admit card when it's available by logging into your SNAP account.
Remember to double-check all the information you provide during the registration process, as any errors or discrepancies can cause problems later on. It's essential to keep your login credentials and SNAP admit card safe for the day of the exam.
SNAP Exam Results
The SNAP exam results are usually declared within two weeks of the exam date. This year, NSPA results will be declared on January 10, 2024 for all three SNAP exams. Candidates can check their results on the official website of Symbiosis International (Deemed) University, Pune.
SNAP 2023 Cut-offs
Once an aspirant has written SNAP exam, the next step is to get admission in the best MBA college as per his/her respective score. We have prepared lists of MBA colleges with likely SNAP cut-offs based on the data from previous years. Have a look:
SNAP Colleges Cut Off 2023: 90%ile and above Expected for MBA 2024 V/s MBA 2023
|Symbiosis college||City||Expected SNAP 2023 Cut off percentile for MBA 2024||SNAP Cutoff percentile for MBA 2023|
|SIBM (Symbiosis Institute of Business Management)||Pune||97||96|
|SCMHRD (Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development)||Pune||96||95|
|SIIB (Symbiosis Institute of International Business)||Pune||93||92|
|SIBM (Symbiosis Institute of Business Management)||Bangalore||90||88|
SNAP Colleges Cut Off 2023: 70%ile to below 89%ile Expected for MBA 2024 V/s MBA 2023
|MBA college/University||City||Expected SNAP Cut off percentile for 2024 Admission||SNAP cutoff percentile for 2023 Admission|
|Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM)||Nashik||87||85|
(Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research)
SITM (Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management)
SIMS (Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies)
|SIMC (Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication)||Pune||73||70|
|SCIT (Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology)||Pune||76||74|
|SIHS (Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences)||Pune||58||55|
|SSMC (Symbiosis School for Media & Communication)||Bengaluru||75||72|
|SSBF (Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance)||Pune||60||58|
|SSSS (Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences)||Pune||55||50|
|SIBM (Symbiosis Institute of Business Management)||Hyderabad||58||55|
SNAP 2023 Test Cities
SNAP 2023 exam will be conducted in the below cities:
|1||Port Blair||29||Mangaluru (Mangalore)||57||Patiala|
|3||Kakinada||31||Ernakulam - Kochi||59||Jaipur|
|12||Panjim - Mapusa||40||Amravati||68||Aligarh|
|20||New Delhi - Gurugram||48||Pune||76||Prayagraj|
|21||Bilaspur - HP||49||Thane/Thane District||77||Varanasi|
|26||Belagavi (Belgaum)||54||Amritsar||82||Kalyani - Hooghly|
|27||Bengaluru||55||Chandigarh - Mohali||83||Kolkata|
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