SNAP 2021 Exam: Notification, Registration, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Cut Off & Preparation

SNAP 2021 Exam: Notification, Registration, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Cut Off & Preparation

ByNeeraj Mishra  |  Updated on: Sep 1, 2021SNAP 2021 Notification released along with the SNAP Application Form 2021 & dates Check other details such as Eligibility Criteria, syllabus, fee structure, and more
SNAP 2021 Notification released along with the SNAP Application Form 2021 & dates Check other details such as Eligibility Criteria, syllabus, fee structure, and more
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SNAP Registration Date 2021  -Aug 31, 2021- Nov 27, 2021SNAP MBA Exam Date 2021  -Dec 19, 2021

SNAP Exam Latest News 2021

SNAP registration 2021 begins on the SNAP 2021 official website from 31 August 2021. Candidates who wish to complete the SNAP 2021 exam registration must check the SNAP MBA eligibility before applying online. The direct link to SNAP exam form 2021 is mentioned below. SNAP registration last date 2021 is 27 November 2021

SNAP 2021 Registration 

SNAP Exam Date 2021 announced. Symbiosis Pune has announced the SNAP exam date 2021 for MBA on its official website- snaptest.org. Along with the exam date, the SNAP 2021 registration date has also been announced. SNAP 2021 will be conducted on 19 December 2021, 08 January 2022 and 16 January 2022. 

SNAP, also known as Symbiosis National Aptitude Test is a common entrance exam for candidates who are seeking admission into the MBA programme of Institutes of Symbiosis International (SIU). Symbiosis International (Deemed) University will conduct the SNAP 2021 exam for admission to MBA programmes provided by its 16 component institutes. The SNAP exam is a management aptitude test used to evaluate applicants based on their communication, analytical, and logical thinking abilities.

The SNAP exam is held once a year, however, in 2020 it was held three times, with candidates having the option of taking two attempts. For MBA admission, the better of the two SNAP scores were accepted.

SNAP Exam 2021 Latest Changes 

  • Candidates would take the SNAP 2020 exam twice. The best of the two will be considered. The number of attempts for SNAP 2021 will be notified after the release of the official notice. 
  • The SNAP Exam 2020 was conducted thrice, once in Dec 2020, twice in Jan 2021. SNAP 2021 Exam Dates and Timing will be notified soon. 
  • SNAP will be a computer-based test.
  • SNAP Exam Pattern was changed. Check the latest SNAP exam pattern below.
    • The SNAP Time duration was reduced from 120 min to 60 min. 
    • The total no. of questions was reduced from 110 to 60.  
  • SNAP Exam will now not have any special questions. 
  • Earlier, few questions were 1.5 marks each, now all the questions will be 01 marks with 25% negative marking. Therefore, the SNAP exam will be held for 60 marks.

SNAP Notification 2021

SNAP notification 2021 was released by Symbiosis International (Deemed University) on its official website. The SNAP official notification announces the SNAP entrance exam for 16 institutes offering management programmes under SIU. Along with the notification, SNAP exam dates, eligibility criteria, test structure, and other guidelines concerning the exam are also notified. 

 

What is SNAP exam for MBA?

SNAP, also known as Symbiosis National Aptitude Test is a common entrance exam for candidates who are seeking admission into the MBA programme of Institutes of Symbiosis International (SIU). The SNAP is a mandatory entrance exam for 16 Institutes under SIU. If you wish to seek admission in MBA courses at Symbiosis, you must take the SNAP Test and qualify with a good SNAP Score. 

SNAP 2021 Highlights

SNAP 2021Details 
SNAP Full FormSymbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) 
Exam Conducting BodySymbiosis International University (SIU)
SNAP Official Websitewww.snaptest.org
Exam TypeNational level MBA Entrance Exam
Exam FrequencyAnnual
Minimum Eligibility CriteriaGraduation/Bachelor’s degree with 50% (45% for SC/ST)
SNAP Exam DateThe second week of December 2021
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Official Contact Details 

SNAP Exam Dates 2021

SNAP Important dates 2021 released. Students are advised to plan their preparation as per the SNAP exam dates. The timings for the exam is usually 11:00 AM to 12:00 noon but will be updated after the official notification. 

Exam Events

Important SNAP 2021 Dates 

Details

SNAP Notification 2021

30 August 2021

SNAP 2021 official notice has been released by SIU. 

SNAP 2021 Registration commences

31 August 2021

SIU announced the SNAP 2021 Form Dates and the apply online link on the official website.

SNAP Registration 2021 

SNAP 2021 last date to register

27 November 2021

Applicants must fill out the SNAP Form before the last date. 

Last date to pay the SNAP 2021 application fee

27 November 2021

The SNAP 2021 Form Fee is Rs.1950 

SNAP Admit Card 2021 Download

04 December 2021

SIU will release the SNAP Hall Ticket 2021 for all the candidates who successfully register for the exam. 

SNAP 2021 Exam Date

19 December 2021
08 January 2022
16 January 2022 

Check the SNAP entrance exam date 2021. To keep up with the preparation, candidates must practice SNAP Mock Test.

Also, check SNAP Online Coaching 2021

SNAP Result 2021

01 February 2021

The SNAP Result is announced in form of a SNAP Score. 

What is SNAP Test Eligibility?

SNAP Eligibility Criteria 2021 can be found on the official website. Applicants must check their eligibility and comply with it before applying for the SNAP exam. The SNAP eligibility criteria mention educational qualification as an eligibility criterion. The SNAP eligibility criteria 2021 also mentions the minimum percentage in graduation. There are some specific management courses that require specific discipline/subject specialisation.

Nationality

Candidates of any nationality may apply for the SNAP 2021 Examination. The students under the OCI / PIO  category who wish to apply under the International Student Category and Foreign National students are exempted from the SNAP entrance test. They have to appear for English Proficiency Test. 

SNAP Age Limit

As per the SNAP eligibility criteria 2021, there is no upper limit on age. Applicants must satisfy the educational qualification and there is no barrier on the age limit.

SNAP  Educational Qualification

SNAP educational eligibility criteria specify that the candidate must have a graduate degree from a recognised / statutory University or Institution. The SNAP educational qualification percentage is a minimum of 50% or equivalent grade. For candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes, the minimum marks are 45%.

SNAP  eligibility for final year students states that they may apply for the SNAP 2021 exam and the selection shall be provisional based on the minimum eligibility criteria. If they fail to secure minimum 50% marks, their admission shall be cancelled. 

SNAP Apply Online 2021

SNAP application form 2021 has been released. The SNAP 2021 exam form is available on the official website and can be filled after registration and submitting the application fee. From August 31, 2021, SNAP registration will be available on the official SNAP 2021 website. Before applying online for the SNAP 2021 exam, candidates must ensure that they meet the SNAP MBA eligibility requirements. Below is a direct link to the SNAP exam form 2021. The deadline for SNAP registration in 2021 is November 27, 2021.

SNAP application form 2021, Apply online now

How to Apply Online for SNAP 2021

Follow the steps below on how to apply online for the SNAP 2021 Exam.

  • Visit the official website, snaptest.org 
  • Register on the website using valid details and fill the complete application form. 
  • Upload the scanned copy of the most recent (not older than 3 months) passport size photo. 
  • Proceed to make the payment for the SNAP application fee.

SNAP Application Fees

Applicants must pay SNAP Application Fees of Rs.1950 . The application fee can be paid by any of the following modes. Also, note that the SNAP application must be paid for each time thus if you wish to take the test twice, the SNAP registration fee becomes double. The candidates must decide at the time of registration if they want to take the test twice. 

  • Billdesk Payment Gateway
  • Easebuzz Payment Gateway
  • Indian Bank Payment Gateway
  • Demand Draft

The SNAP application fee, if paid via Demand Draft must be in favour of the “Symbiosis Test Secretariat” payable at Pune. You shall receive a confirmation email regarding the payment. 

SNAP Selection Process

SNAP selection process 2021 consists of two major phases, SNAP Test 2021 and the shortlisting of candidates for the GE-PI-WAT processes.  GE-PI-WAT stands for  Group Exercise, Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test. The SNAP 2021 score/percentile is used to shortlist candidates for the GE-PI-WAT round. After completion of all the rounds, category-wise cut off for Merit List and Wait List will be released on the website of the respective Institutes.

The SNAP merit list will be created as per the following weightage distribution. 

SNAP 2021 Exam 

Score

SNAP 2021 Score (out of 150, scaled down to 50 marks)

50

SNAP 2021 Group Exercise (GE)

10

SNAP 2021 Personal Interaction (PI)

30

SNAP 2021 Writing Ability Test (WAT)

10

Total

100

SNAP Exam Pattern 2021

The SNAP Exam Pattern has been changed. Applicants must note all the latest changes. SNAP exam pattern 2021 is mentioned in a detailed manner below. the pattern mentioned below is as per the past year trends, the latest SNAP 2021 pattern will be released in the official notification. 

The SNAP Exam is an online-based exam of 60 minutes instead of 120 minutes. The questions will be objective type and each incorrect answer has a negative marking of 25% marks. Earlier, There were two kinds of questions in the SNAP 2021 exam,  Normal Questions which are multiple-choice questions and special questions where you enter the answer using a virtual keyboard.

Now, there will be no special questions in SNAP Exam.

Section

Normal Questions

Marks Per Correct Answer

Special Questions

Total Questions

Total Marks

Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

20

1

NIL 

20

20

General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability

15

1

NIL

15

15

Analytical & Logical Reasoning

25

1

NIL

25

25

Total

60

 

NIL

60

60

What is the syllabus of SNAP 2021?

The SNAP syllabus 2021 mentioned below is observational. The SNAP previous year papers are analysed to curate the syllabus.

Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability

Analytical & Logical Reasoning

Algebra

Analogies

Family Tree – Blood Relations

Mensuration

Synonyms and Antonyms

Seating Arrangement

Linear Equations & Quadratic Equations

Contextual usage

Clocks & Calendars

Progressions

Idioms and Syllogisms

Critical Reasoning

Inequalities

Sentence completion

Coding-Decoding

Mixtures & Alligations

Sentence correction

Direction Sense

Graphs-Pie Chart

Jumbled paragraphs

Syllogisms

Geometry

Fill in the blanks

Visual reasoning

Number System

Active Voice and Passive Voice

Analogy & Series

Set Theory

One Word Substitution

Mathematical Reasoning

Binomial Theorem

Odd One Out

Meaningful Word, Matrix

Permutation & Combination

Vocabulary

Verbal and Miscellaneous Reasoning

Coordinate Geometry

 

Bar Graphs

Trigonometry

Logarithm

Arithmetic

Surds and Indices

Probability Functions

Series

Tables

SNAP Admit Card 2021

SNAP admit card 2021 will be released and can be downloaded from the official website. The SNAP admit card 2021 is expected to be released in December 2022. The SNAP hall ticket download link will be updated below. 

SNAP Admit Card 2021 (To be released)

Students must check the SNAP admit card and verify the details. Also, paste your latest passport size, colour photograph on the admit card before the exam date. Candidates must keep their SNAP admit card safe until the complete admission process as it will be needed during the GE-PIWAT processes.

How do I download the SNAP admit card?

All applicants who submitted the SNAP application form can download the SNAP 2021 admit card using their registered Login ID and Password. A hard copy of the hall ticket must be brought to the SNAP exam centre by all applicants.

Candidates can follow the instructions outlined below download their SNAP admit card 2021

  • Open the SIU's official webpage or use the direct link mentioned here. 
  • Enter your application number/registered ID and password on the 'Admit Card' tab.
  • The admit card for SNAP 2021 will display on the screen.
  • SNAP 2021 Hall ticket can be downloaded and printed.

How do I prepare for SNAP 2021?

To begin with your SNAP Preparation 2021, you must be well versed with the paper pattern and the syllabus of the exam. You must also download the SNAP Question Papers to have a better understanding of what to expect in the exam and the kinds of questions asked. This helps you prepare a more comprehensive and result oriented preparation plan. 

  • Complete each topic and solve mock test or sample questions to analyse your understanding of the topic. 
  • Regularly practice improving the pace of solving questions and reduce mistakes. 
  • Note down the points and formulas that need contact revision separately. 

Download SNAP Question Papers PDF 

SNAP Mock Test 2021

BYJU'S Exam Prep SNAP mock test 2021 is curated after research of the previous year papers and are based on the latest exam trend. The SNAP mock test series lets your practice and revise the topics multiple times ensuring better understanding and retention. Attempt a SNAP mock test free to get started and subsequently solve numerous mock tests for effective preparation. 

SNAP Online Coaching 2021

Gradeup SNAP 2021 Online Coaching is a smart and unique way to ace the SNAP 2021 exam quickly and efficiently. SNAP 2021 Online Live Coaching is a great method to stay on top of your exam preparation. The Live Video Classes in cover the full syllabus with extensive information on each concept. The classes provide expert guidance from MBA toppers for complete conceptual clarity, ensuring that you are well-versed in the whole curriculum.

Courses at SIU through SNAP score

The below-mentioned programmes accept SNAP Svore for admissions at the respective colleges. 

SR. NO.SNAP CollegeCourses

1

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM, Pune) 

MBA

MBA (Innovation & Entrepreneurship)

MBA (Leadership & Strategy ) 

2

Symbiosis Institute of Co mputer Studies & Research (SICSR)

MBA (Information Technology)

3

Symbiosis Centre for Management & Human Resource Development (SCMHRD)

MBA

MBA (Infrastructure Development & Management)

MBA (Business Analytics)


4

Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB)

MBA (International Business)

MBA (Agri-Business)

MBA (Energy & Environment)

5

Symbiosis Institute of Digital & Telecom Management (SIDTM) formerly Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management

MBA (Digital & Telecom Management)

6

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS)

MBA

7

Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication (SIMC)

MBA (Communication Management)

8

Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM)  

MBA (Operations Management)

9

Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT)

MBA (Information Technology Business Management)

MBA (Data Science & Data Analytics)

10

Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences  (SIHS)

MBA (Hospital & Healthcare Management)

11

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru (SIBM, Bengaluru)

MBA

MBA (Quantitative Finance)

MBA (Business Analytics)

12

Symbiosis School of Media & Communication (SSMC)

MBA (Communication Management)

13

Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance  (SSBF) formerly Symbiosis School of Banking Management

MBA (Banking & Finance)

14

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad (SIBM, Hyderabad)

MBA

15

Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences  (SSSS)

MBA (Sports Management)

16

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Nagpur (SIBM, Nagpur)

MBA

Top Colleges Accepting SNAP scores 

SNAP scores are accepted for admission to 16 SIU Institutes and various additional private MBA institutes. The list of SIU colleges that accept SNAP scores may be found below. 

S NoINSTITUTE

1

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM, Pune)

2

Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR)

3

Symbiosis Centre for Management & Human Resource Development (SCMHRD)


4

Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB)

5

Symbiosis Institute of Digital & Telecom Management (SIDTM) formerly Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management

6

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS)

7

Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication (SIMC)

8

Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM)  

9

Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT)

10

Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS)

11

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru (SIBM, Bengaluru)

12

Symbiosis School of Media & Communication (SSMC)

13

Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance (SSBF) formerly Symbiosis School of Banking Management

14

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad (SIBM, Hyderabad)

15

Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences  (SSSS)

16

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Nagpur (SIBM, Nagpur)

SNAP Cut Off

SNAP cut off 2020 will be displayed on the official website. The SNAP final cut off marks depend on the accumulated result of all the rounds. The weightage distribution of the same is mentioned above. SNAP cut off category wise for both merit list and a waiting list will be released. 

The SNAP previous year cut off is mentioned below.

Institute

SNAP 2019 cut off percentile

SIBM, Pune

96

SCMHRD, Pune

95

SIIB, Pune

92

SIBM, Bangalore

88

SIOM, Nashik

85

SICSR, Pune

80

SITM, Pune

81

SIMS, Pune

75

SIMC, Pune

70

SCIT, Pune

74

SIHS, Pune

55

SSMC, Pune

72

SSBF, Pune

58

SSSS, Pune

50

SIBM, Hyderabad

55

SNAP 2020-21 Exam Analysis 

The second session of SNAP 2020 was conducted on 09 January 2021. Candidates appearing for the exam and preparing for the further exam must check the detailed BYJU'S Exam Prep SNAP Exam Analysis below. The SNAP 2020 first session was conducted on 20 December 2020 and the second took place on 06 January 2021. 

SNAP Exam Analysis 2020-21 (All Sessions)

The detailed SNAP analysis 2020 includes discussion on the following parameters

  • The difficulty level of SNAP Exam
  • Sectio-wise exam analysis
  • What is a good attempt in SNAP 2020?
  • SNAP Expected cutoff 
  • Topics asked under various sections. 

The SNAP Analysis shall provide valuable insights about the exam and will help you understand how you performed in the exam. 

SNAP Result cum Scorecard 2021

SNAP Result 2021 will be released by SIU on the official website along with the SNAP Scorecard. Candidates who will appear for the SNAP Exam 2021 can login to the SNAP official website and check the SNAP Result and SNAP Score 2021.

Candidates can also download the SNAP Result pdf along with their scorecard for future rounds. The direct link to check the result will be updated here. 

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  • The SNAP exam is administered by Symbiosis International (Deemed University) and was conducted thrice in 2020. The SNAP Exam was be held once in December 2020 and twice in January 2021. The SNAP 2021 dates will be released soon. 

  • SNAP 2021 examination requires conceptual clarity, memorization of formulas and rigorous practice. The SNAP mock test provides all the above in a structured manner. The BYJU'S Exam Prep SNAP mock test covers the entire syllabus and helps you practice & revise for a better score.

  • The SNAP score is accepted by 16 institutes like SIBM, Pune, SICSR, Pune, SCMHRD, Pune, SIBM, Nagpur, etc.

  • SNAP Exam for MBA is Symbiosis National Aptitude Test, an entrance exam for admissions into management courses to 16 colleges under SIU.

  • The cut of SNAP for the previous year, college-wise is mentioned below 

    • SIBM, Pune - 96
    • SCMHRD, Pune - 95
    • SIIB, Pune- 92
    • SIBM, Bangalore- 88
    • SIOM, Nashik -85
    • SICSR, Pune - 80
    • SITM, Pune - 81

    For the complete list, refer to the above-shared article.

  • To apply for an MBA in Symbiosis Pune, you must fill the SNAP application form and score the requisite SNAP score.

  • Yes, there is a negative marking in the SNAP exam of 25% for every incorrect answer.

  • SNAP exam will be conducted in an online mode.

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