Symbiosis National Aptitude Test | SNAP Entrance Test | Eligibility | Cutoff | Question Pattern

Nov 14, 2018
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SNAP Entrance Test 2019

  • SNAP Test is a national-level management entrance test, conducted by Symbiosis International Deemed University (SIU). The registrations for SNAP 2019 test are underway, and the last date to register for the exam is November 26, 2018. The application forms must be filled and submitted before the deadline to avoid rejection.
  • SNAP 2018 will be conducted on 15th December 2019 in an online mode in 92 cities all over India. Every year around 50K-60K students appear for SNAP exam. Candidates are advised to go through SNAP 2018 important dates to avoid missing out on any important event. SNAP test scores are valid for admission to 15 institutes under SIU. The scores are also valid for admission to various other MBA or equivalent courses.
  • The exam will be held for two hours (from 2 pm to 4 pm) and the questions asked in SNAP test will be objective in nature. The exam paper will carry 130 questions divided into 4 sections. There is no sectional cut-off in SNAP exam.

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How To Get Admission In Symbiosis SIBM Bangalore ?


Important Dates

   Registration commences on

August 28, 2019 (Tuesday)

   Registration Closes on

November 26, 2019 (Monday)

  Payment Closes on

November 26, 2019 (Monday)

  Admit Card Live on (

December 01, 2019 (Saturday)

SNAP Online Test 2018
  • 15th December 2019 (Sunday)
  • Time: 14.00 hrs. to 16.00 hrs
  Announcement of Result

10th January 2020

Selection Process Dates  February First Week

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List Of Colleges Comes Under SNAP 2018

  1. Symbiosis Institute of Technology | SIT | Pune
  2. Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development | SCMHRD Pune | Maharastra
  3. Symbiosis Institute of Business Management | SIBM Bengaluru | Karnataka
  4. Symbiosis Centre For Information Technology | SCIT | Pune | Maharastra
  5. Symbiosis International University | SIU | Pune | Maharastra
  6. Symbiosis School of Media and Communication | SSMC | Bengaluru | Karnataka
  7. Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies | SIMS | Pune | Maharastra

SNAP 2019 Eligibility

  • SNAP 2018 Eligibility Criteria comprise two major Eligibility requirements – the first one is the eligibility criteria to appear in SNAP 2019 exam on December 16, 2018 and the other one is the individual eligibility criteria for admission to 15 Symbiosis Institutes. Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune has announced the SNAP 2019 Eligibility Criteria and the eligibility criteria to apply for admission in each of the 15 Symbiosis Institutes.
  • Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is the MBA entrance test for admission to 15 Symbiosis institutes across India. The institutes award MBA degree of Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune.
  • SIU Pune determines the SNAP Exam Eligibility before SNAP exam every year. Apart from the ensuring their SNAP 2019 Eligibility, the candidates appearing in SNAP exam also have to check the Institute Level Eligibility Criteria which can be different from the SNAP Exam Eligibility 2018.

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  • Eligibility criteria for SNAP ExamA graduate from any recognized / statutory University with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST) can apply and appear in the SNAP exam.
  • Eligibility Criteria for Symbiosis InstitutesProgrammes which require specific discipline/ subject specialisation offered by different Symbiosis Institutes like SSSS, Pune; SIHS Pune; SCIT Pune; SITM Pune; SCMHRD Pune; SIOM Nashik have their own eligibility criteria which should be checked on the Institute website. You should be an engineering graduate for admission to MBA Infrastructure Management at SCMHRD or to MBA Operations Management at SIOM Nashik. You must have studied Mathematics in class 12 to become eligible for MBA at SCIT and so on.
  • Eligibility for Foreign University Students | SNAP 2019 exam eligibility for a candidate who has completed qualifying degree from any Foreign University is that he/she must obtain an equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). All foreign degrees/ qualifications need to be verified from AIU by the candidate before seeking admission to any programme of SIU. After the Evaluation Division of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) issues equivalence certificate for foreign degrees/qualifications, the candidate will have SNAP exam eligibility and admission eligibility to the respective Symbiosis MBA programme.

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SNAP 2019 Registration

  • SNAP 2019 Registration and application process is open till November 26, 2018. You can register for SNAP 2018 online on the SNAP 2018 Exam website and can pay the SNAP exam fee of Rs.1750/- either online or through Demand Draft. The SNAP 2018 exam registration fee includes the fee for SNAP exam application form and for registration.
  • SNAP 2019 exam pattern has been overhauled. Symbiosis International University (SIU) has brought about number of major changes in SNAP 2018 exam structure and to a large extent SNAP has moved on the lines of CAT exam. With effect from 2018, SNAP will not only consists of Objective Type MCQ questions but will also have Non MCQs. Some of the important changes introduced in SNAP 2018 testing pattern are as below:

SNAP 2018 Exam Pattern

Changed Components for SNAP 2018
SNAP 2018 Pattern
Total Questions
Sectional Composition of Questions in SNAP 2018
English-35; QA & DI-35; Reasoning-35; Current Affairs-25
Normal Questions (MCQ Type)
Special Questions (Non-MCQ Type)
Scoring Pattern (Normal Questions)
+1 Mark for Each Correct Answer of Normal Questions (110 MCQs)
Scoring Pattern (Special Questions)
+2 Marks for Each Correct Answer of Special Questions (20 Non MCQs)
Negative Marking
-0.25 Mark for each wrong answer of Normal Question
-0.50 Mark for each wrong answer of Special Question
Choice of Answer Options (Normal Questions)
4 for Normal Questions only
Choice of Answer Options (Special Questions)
No Choice. Must Write the answer in the given space on computer screen using virtual key board
Number of SNAP 2018 Test Cities

SNAP 2019 Entrance Exam Pattern & Question Paper Mode

Sr. No.
SNAP 2018
SNAP 2018 Exam Pattern 
Exam Mode
Online Computer Based Test
120 minutes 
Total Questions
Total Maximum Marks
Number of Sections
Number of attempts in a year
Type of questions
110 MCQs followed by 4 answer options
 20 Non MCQs with No answer option
Marking Pattern
+1 for each correct answer for MCQs
+2 for each correct answer for Non-MCQs
Negative Marking
Each wrong answer attracts 25% negative marks.
Sectional Cut off
There is no individual sectional cutoff.
Facility to choose order of sections
There is no pre-fixed order for sections. The exam allows switching freely among different sections.
Top colleges accepting exam score
SIBM Pune, SCHMRD, SIIB, SIBM Bengaluru and all the institutes affiliated to Symbiosis International University

SNAP 2018 Exam Center Cities | SNAP 2018 exam will be conducted in 92 cities all over India. A candidate can choose the test city from the following list of 92 cities:

SR. NO.CitySR. NO.CityCity
5Aligarh36HooghlyNavi Mumbai
7Ambala38HubballiNoida-G Noida-Gaziabad
9Amritsar40IndorePanjim – Mapusa
20Chandigarh – Mohali51KolhapurShimla
25Delhi – Gurugram56KurnoolThrissur

SNAP Cutoff 2018

  • SNAP 2018 exam will be held on December 16, 2018 from 2PM to 4PM.  SNAP 2018 cut offs are applicable for admission in 15 Symbiosis MBA colleges accepting SNAP score. These institutes will offer MBA admission 2019 on the basis of SNAP 2018 exam score cut offs.  These Symbiosis institutes are affiliated to Symbiosis International University, Pune. SNAP 2018 cut offs in these MBA colleges accepting SNAP scores vary from institute to institute. Apart from the overall SNAP cut offs, the SNAP accepting colleges also consider SNAP sectional cut offs in shortlisting the candidates.
  • Last year SNAP was found slightly more difficult. On the same lines, it is expected that SNAP 2018 may have same difficulty level and the score cut offs in SIBM Pune, SCMHRD Pune and other Symbiosis institutes might be lower than last year. The candidates, who wish to apply for MBA admission in Symbiosis Institutes may take the lead from the expected cut offs and apply to the preferred Symbiosis institute.
  • The relevant information on expected SNAP cut offs, fee, placements will guide them to choose the right B-school. To help MBA aspirants searching for top MBA colleges accepting SNAP 2018 scores, has prepared a list of MBA colleges with their SNAP Cut Offs, Average Salary and Fee structure. Click on the College Name to get more information and to apply online.
  • SNAP Cut Offs 90%ile and above in Symbiosis Institutes: Expected for MBA 2018 V/s MBA 2017 (Updated on February 18, 2018)

College Names

MBA Program offered

Average Salary Offered in Lakh

(Symbiosis Institute of Business Management) | Pune
MBA (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)

Avg Sal 15.02

(Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development) | Pune
MBA (Infrastructure Management)
MBA (Business Analytics)

Avg Sal 14.61

SIBM (Symbiosis Institute of Business Management) | Bangalore


Avg Sal 09.58

(Symbiosis Institute of International Business) | Pune
MBA (International Business)
MBA (Agri Business)
MBA (Energy & Environment)

Avg Sal 09.01

Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM) | Nashik

MBA (Operations Management)

Avg Sal 9.74

(Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research) | Pune
MBA (Information Technology)
M.Sc. (Computer Applications) 
M.Sc. (System Security)

Avg Sal 5.5

SITM (Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management) | PuneMBA (Telecom Management)

Avg Sal 7.60

SIMS (Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies) | Pune

Avg Sal 8.5

SIMC (Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication) | Pune

MBA (Communication Management)

Avg Sal 3.5

SCIT (Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology) | Pune

MBA (Information Technology Business Management)
MBA (Data Sciences and Data Analytics)

Avg Sal 09.01

SIHS (Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences) | Pune

MBA (Hospital & Healthcare Management) Avg Sal 5

SSMC (Symbiosis School for Media & Communication) | Bengaluru

MBA (Communication Management) Avg Sal 07.58

SSBF (Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance) | Pune

MBA (Banking and Finance)

Avg Sal 07.14

SSSS (Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences) | Pune

MBA (Sports Management)

Avg Sal 06.68

SIBM (Symbiosis Institute of Business Management) |Hyderabad


Avg Sal 06.34

Top MBA Colleges in India accepting SNAP Score

Name of Symbiosis College & Location
MBA Course Fee (Rs. in Lakhs)
Expected SNAP 2018 Cut off Percentile
SIBM (Symbiosis Institute of Business Management), Pune
SCMHRD (Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development) Pune
SIIB (Symbiosis Institute of International Business), Pune
SIBM (Symbiosis Institute of Business Management) Bangalore
Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM) Nashik
SICSR (Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research) Pune
SITM (Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management), Pune 
SIMS (Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies), Pune 
SIMC (Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication)Pune
SCIT (Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology), Pune
SIHS (Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences) Pune
SSMC (Symbiosis School for Media & Communication) Bangalore
SSBF (Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance), Pune
SSSS (Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences), Pune
SIBM (Symbiosis Institute of Business Management), Hyderabad

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