SNAP Entrance Exam

SNAP Entrance Exam :- Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Application Form, Cutoff And More
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With the increasing cut-throat competition, the entrances into various colleges and schools are increasing day by day. There are several B-schools behind which students are running to get inside. Certain common examinations include CAT, MAT, JMET, GATE, SNAP and the list do not end here itself. A very well-known B-school Symbiosis conducts an entrance for the students who want to get admission in this institute. The exam that is required to be passed for Symbiosis Institute is known as SNAP.

EXAM LEVELPost Graduate
EXAM NAMESymbiosis National Aptitude Online Test
CONDUCTING BODYSymbiosis University


It is not that easy as it may seem to you. SNAP means Symbiosis National Aptitude Test which is compulsory to be cleared before starting any course in the institute. With a proper planning and preparation, any one of you could beat the entrance of SNAP. There are certain factors that have to be kept in mind while you are attending the exam: Self-motivation, courage, capability, confidence and enthusiasm. All these factors would lead you to success and no one could ever stop you.

GENERAL50% or equivalent CGPA
Schedule Caste (SC)45% or equivalent CGPA
Schedule Tribe (ST)45% or equivalent CGPA
Person with Disability(PWD) Differently Abled (DA)45 % or equivalent CGPA
  • The minimum educational qualification for the candidate who is attempting SNAP is bachelor degree.
  • The final year students or the students waiting for their final results can also fill this form.
  • There is no age limit for the SNAP TEST


Though the filling of any entrance exam form is not difficult, all you must take some of the precautions while filling the application form. Filling of the SNAP application form is not as difficult to climb the Himalaya! All you need to do is:

  • Visit the official Symbiosis university website and look for the SNAP registration link to fill all your name, address, date of birth, country and all the other necessary details.
  • After filling all the details correctly click on “I Agree” and fill the correct CAPTCHA.
  • As soon as you submit the necessary details you will get the login credentials (login Id and Password) through SMS and Email on your registered mobile number and mail ID respectively.
  • By Clicking on the “Existing User” tab login on the website with the help of your login credentials.
  • As soon as you login, fill up the application form by providing the correct personal details, educational qualification, work experience, programmes, Academics and all other which are essential.
  • Upload your latest passport size colored photograph and your valid signature as per the given dimensions on the website.
  • Upload all the necessary documents
  • Select the desired Management college and desired program

(Kindly check the official website for the update)

Candidates can take idea from the 2019 application process.


EventImportant Dates
Registration/Payment Starts 16th August 2019
Registration/Payment Closes 23rd November 2019
Admit Card Release2nd December 2019
SNAP exam date 15th December 2019
Answer key release3rd week of December 2019
Result Declaration 10th January 2020


1Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM, Pune)MBA
MBA (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)
2Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR, Pune)MBA (Information Technology)
M.Sc. (Computer Applications) 
M.Sc. (System Security)
3Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD, Pune)MBA
MBA (Infrastructure Management)
MBA (Business Analytics)
4Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB, Pune)MBA (International Business)
MBA (Agri Business)
MBA (Energy & Environment)
5Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM, Pune)MBA (Telecom Management)
6Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS, Pune)MBA
7Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune (SIMC, Pune)MBA (Communication Management)
8Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management, Nashik (SIOM, Nashik)MBA (Operations Management)
9Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT, Pune)MBA (Information Technology Business Management)
MBA (Data Sciences and Data Analytics)
10Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS, Pune)MBA (Hospital & Healthcare Management)
11Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru (SIBM, Bengaluru)MBA
12Symbiosis School for Media & Communication, Bengaluru (SSMC, Bengaluru)MBA (Communication Management)
13Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF, Pune) (Formerly Symbiosis School of Banking Management)MBA (Banking and Finance)
14Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad (SIBM, Hyderabad)MBA
15Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS, Pune)MBA (Sports Management)


  • Admit card must be download from the official website SNAP.
  • Take a print out of the admit for future refrences
  • Make ensure that the latest and color photograph must be on the admit card
  • At the date of examination the admit must be carried out along with the identity proof.
  • Indentity proof must be one of among them
  • Driving Liscence
  • Passport
  • Adhaar Card
  • Bank Statement
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Pan card


SIU offer some reservation criteria for different communities which is given below:

  • For General (Male/ Female)- No Reservation
  • For Schedule Cast(Male/Female) – 15%
  • For Schedule Tribes – &.5%
  • Differently Abled – 3%
  • Kashmiri Migrants – 2 seats
  • International candidates – 15%


Basically, there are five sections in the question paper that are to be solved. These sections involve English Language, Verbal Ability, Reasoning, Data Interpretation and General Knowledge. Overall the total number of questions is about 100 and the gross marks are 180. Also, there is negative marketing for each incorrect answer. But, the ratio of negative marketing is 25 percent. It is a 2 hours duration examination which is to be solved with pencil. The dates for 2019 entrance have not been declared yet. You can always check it online on its website.


As it is one of the most popular tests to get admission in one of the most prestigious colleges of management, there is no as such syllabus for this exam. Yet, the analysis of the last 5 years question papers will help the candidate to know about the exam and its pattern. Here, in this table, we try to summarize the topics based on the last year’s questions asked.

LogarithmsInequalitiesSurd and Indices
Time speed distanceTrigonometryNumber System
Partnership(Accounts)AlgebraGeometric Progression
HCF- LCMProfit and LossWork and Time
GeometryIn equations quadric and linear equationsRatio and Proportions
CalculusGeometryPermutation and combination
Sequence seriesAge CalculationNumber system, simplification, Average

The above mentioned are the core subjects. Questions may be asked apart from these.

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (English)
Grammar and usagesFill in the blanksPara completion and inference
Reading comprehensionVerbal LogicPara jumbles
AntonymssyllogismsSentence Correction
Different uses of the same wordVerbal reasoningForeign language word used in English
AnalogiesOne word SubstitutionJumbled paragraphs
Contextual usagesIdiomsSentence completion
Binary LogicsLine GraphCombination of Graphs
SetsLogical matchingSeat arrangement

The above mentioned are some of the important topics.

TablesBarsLine Graphs
CaseletsData SufficiencyBlood  Relations
Direction SenseSeriesVenn Diagram
PuzzlesCoding -Decodingproposition
Data ArrangementsClocks and CalendarAssumption
Data StructuresFamily TreeStatements


  • When it is about examination by hook or by crook you have to solve the answers within the given period of time. Time matters a lot for the students who are capable of solving the questions.
  • As it is well said that,Practice makes a man perfect, so this is the best time when you can practice as much as you can keeping the clock besides. There is no issue with time, if you are perfect with your solving power. You just need to concentrate more and more without any disturbance.
  • Anything that you do should be well maintained and perfect. No matter what is the quantity of the questions that you are attending, the quality should be excellent.
  • You should be highly motivated so that you should not be disheartened if you are unable to solve any question. Success is not far behind if you are perfect with your deeds. Go ahead!

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