SNAP Exam 2021: Symbiosis International (Deemed) University, Pune has released the SNAP registration form from August 31, 2021, on the official website. Eligible candidates who wish to fill the SNAP registration form must fill the form by November 27, 2021. SNAP Exam is scheduled to conduct on December 19, January 8 & January 16, 2022. SNAP exam is mainly conducted for admission to MBA or PGDM programme that is offered by 15 constituent institutes. This management aptitude test is conducted for applicants to test logic, communication & analytical skills.
SNAP exam mode is online and a new change has been introduced that SNAP 2021 test duration is now 60 minutes. Candidates who manage to clear the SNAP exam will have to participate in Group Exercise, Personal Interaction, and Written ability tests for admissions. SNAP exam tests the candidate’s ability in sections such as General English, Quantitative Data Interpretation & Data sufficiency, and analytical & logical reasoning. Read this article to know about SNAP’s important dates, application form, admit card, etc.
Latest: The SNAP Application Process begins on August 31st, 2021. Click here to apply for it.
SNAP Exam 2021: Overview
Candidates aspiring to join the MBA program offered by the affiliated institute of Symbiosis International University must know about the SNAP highlights. SNAP exam will be conducted online. This is a sought-after and competitive exam that is easier to crack than other MBA entrance tests like CAT & XAT. SNAP exam is a gateway to about 16 institutes that offers MBA Exams. For preparing better for the exam, the candidate must know everything about the exam. SNAP is a speed-based test. Eligible candidates who wish to appear for SNAP 2021 must have a clear vision of the facts of the exam. To get a basic idea about the SNAP exam, applicants must get a glimpse of the important details mentioned below:
|Exam Full Name||Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) 2021|
|Exam Conducting Body||SIU (Symbiosis International University)|
|SNAP Official Website||snaptest.org|
|SNAP Exam Type||National Level|
|Frequency of SNAP Exam||Annual|
|Courses Offered||Admission to MBA PGDM Course|
|Eligibility Criteria for SNAP Exam||Graduate or Bachelor’s degree with 50% for Unreserved Candidates|
45% for reserved candidates
|SNAP exam frequency||Once a year (3 attempts)|
|SNAP Exam sections||General English|
Quantitative- Data Interpretation & Data sufficiency
Analytical & logical reasoning
|SNAP Exam questions||60 questions|
|SNAP Exam fees||Rs 1950|
SNAP Exam Date 2021
SNAP exam schedule has been released on the official website. SNAP 2021exam dates have been announced by the SIU. Applicants who wish to appear for the SNAP exam must have hands-on over the exam schedule. By checking the SNAP exam schedule, candidates will know about all the exam dates. By knowing about the SNAP exam schedule, it reduces the chances of missing out on any event. Interested eligible candidates can check the table below for keeping a track of the exam events for SNAP 2021. Check the complete SNAP exam schedule here.
|Registration commences on||August 31, 2021|
|Registration closes on||November 27, 2021|
|Registration fee payment closes on||To be announced|
|Admit Card||December 4, 2021|
|SNAP Test 2021||December 19, 2021|
January 08, 2022
January 16, 2022
|Announcement of Result||February 1, 2022|
SNAP 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Before filling the SNAP application form, applicants must be well-versed about the eligibility criteria. SIU has defined the eligibility criteria for aspirants who wish to appear for the SNAP exam. Before applying, aspiring students must check whether they meet the eligibility criteria or not. It must be noted that it is highly mandatory that aspirants meet the eligibility criteria. SNAP 2021 eligibility criteria are common for the exam but it differs when it comes to admissions as per the MBA course and college. Aspirants who are appearing for the exam should have proper knowledge of SNAP Eligibility criteria 2021. Let’s have a look at the below mentioned SNAP eligibility criteria points:
- Age limit: There is no age bar for SNAP exam
- Qualifying Exam: Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in any stream from a well-recognized university.
- Candidates in the final year are also eligible to apply for SNAP exam.
- Pass percentage: Candidate with General category & OBC must have 50% in graduation whereas Candidates belongs to SC/ST category must secure at least 45% marks.
Foreign University Students:
- Candidate must have appeared for IELST or IELA and must have secured Band 6 and Band 4 accurately.
- International candidate will have to produce proof of residency, visa copy and passport along with student visa and bonafide certificate and provisional admission letter from the university.
- Aspirants should have an equivalent certificate from the Association of Indian Universities. Before getting admission in any course of SIU, degrees must be verified by AIU.
Special Eligibility Criteria via SNAP 2021
|SIBM, Pune||MBA (leadership & strategy)||Candidate must hold minimum 4 years full-time work experience after pursuing graduation|
|SIBM, Bengaluru||MBA (Quantitative Finance)||Aspirants must have studied Mathematics/ Statistics during Class 12.|
|SIOM, Nashik||MBA (Operations Management)||The candidate should be an engineering graduate that too from a well-recognized university|
|SCIT||MBA (Data Sciences & Data analytics)||Aspirants should be graduate with Mathematics at 10+2 level i.e. from a well-recognized institute|
|SIMS||MBA||Candidate must belong to Defence category i.e. he must be son or daughter or spouse of defence personnel|
SNAP Participating Institutes & Courses Offered
Candidates should also be aware of the SNAP Participating Institutes and the courses/programs offered by them:
|Name of the Institute||Name of the Programme|
|SIBM, Pune SCMHRDSIBM, Bengaluru SIBM, Hyderabad SIBM, Nagpur||Master of Business Administration (MBA)|
|SIBM – Pune||Master of Business Administration (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)|
|SICSR||Master of Business Administration (Information Technology)|
|SIIB||Master of Business Administration (International Business)|
|SIDTM||Master of Business Administration (Digital & Telecom Management)|
|SIMC||Master of Business Administration (Communication Management)|
|SCIT||Master of Business Administration (Information Technology Business Management)|
|SIHS||Master of Business Administration (Hospital and Healthcare Management)|
|SSBF||Master of Business Administration (Banking and Finance)|
|SSSS||Master of Business Administration (Sports Management)|
|SIBM Bengaluru||MBA (Business Analytics)|
|SSMC Bengaluru||MBA (Communication Management)|
|SCMHRD||Master of Business Administration (Infrastructure Development and Management)|
|SIIB||Master of Business Administration (Agri-Business)|
|SIMS||Master of Business Administration|
|SIOM, Nashik||Master of Business Administration (Operations Management)|
|SCIT||Master of Business Administration (Data Sciences & Data Analytics)|
|SIBM Bengaluru||MBA (Quantitative Finance)|
|SIBM, Pune||MBA (Leadership and Strategy)|
SNAP Application Form 2021
Symbiosis International University has released the registration process via online mode From August 31, 2021. The last date to register for the SNAP application form is November 27, 2021. For successfully registering to the SNAP application form, the candidate must have a working email ID, phone number and academic details, scanned passport-sized photo, scanned signature, category certificate. The registration procedure is commenced out in two phases i.e. SNAP 2021 registration & choice of course registration. Both these procedures are carried out online on the website. Candidates must fill in all the required details such as name, date of birth, and upload scanned documents. Eligible interested candidates must ensure that they submit the SNAP registration form by November 27, 2021. The candidate must pay an application fee of Rs 1950 via online mode.
SNAP MBA Application Form 2021
The candidates can register for SNAP 2021 from the official website. The registration process will be started on August 31st. The candidates who want to apply for it need to follow the given steps –
Step 1: Register for SNAP 2021:
- Candidate must visit the official website.
- Candidate must enter all the personal, academic & communication details.
- Candidate must select the SNAP test dates according to their choices while filling SNAP exam 2021.
- Applicants will then have to upload recent passport size photo in specified format i.e. in .jpeg, .jpg or .gif format in a file size between 10kb and 5mb. Photos above 100Kb will be automatically resized.
- Candidate must use OTP that is received on the registered email id & mobile number and verify the credential. Email will contain login credential such as SNAP exam ID & password.
Step 2: Log in to pay the fees:
- After successfully registering on the SNAP portal, candidate must pay a fee of Rs 1950.
- Candidate can also make a payment via Demand Draft or online payment. In case of DD payment, the amount that has to be paid is Rs 2265 i.e Application fee -1950 +GST-Rs 315.
- DD must be drawn in favour of “Symbiosis Test Secretariat” payable at Pune. Candidate must send DD to the university. Admit card will be released once the DD amount is cleared.
- After submitting the application form for SNAP test, applicants can check the status and save the copy for future use.
- Applicants must fill all the fields carefully as applicants will not be allowed to make changes in the application form.
Useful Information: After successful fee payment, candidates have to register and choose the courses/programs and institutes they want to get admission to. A separate fee of Rs 1000 per course per institute has to be paid for this.
SNAP 2021 Test Application Fee
The candidates will have to pay the required amount of the SNAP Application Fee 2021. Without paying the fees, your application will not be accepted. The payment of the fees will be carried out by using two given methods –
Online Mode – The candidates can pay the Application Fee by selecting online methods like Debit Card, Credit Card and Net Banking.
Offline Mode – The candidates can make payment by demand draft from any Nationalized bank. They need to make that draft in favour of the “Symbiosis Test Secretariat” payable at Pune.
- You need to select the “demand draft” tab from the payment list.
- Take the print out of the payment advice form and fill the draft details.
- Sign and send the draft form at the prescribed address.
- Once it reached to the STS, they will be the incharge to verify and cross check the details.
- After that, the candidates will receive the email of the confirmation of payment.
- The online application fee is 1750/- but the candidates are also required to pay the 1000/- for each program that they have applied.
- All type of charges and fees are non-refundable.
|SC, ST, General, OBC||Online, Offline||Female, Male, Transgender||INR 1750|
SNAP 2021- Correction Window
SIU does not allow any corrections in fields such as name, date of birth, category name, test city, and test date. Applicants must fill all these fields carefully as no changes will be made later. In such a case, aspirants must reach out to the admission support team of the SIU team for any corrections and issues of the SNAP application form.
SNAP 2021 Test Pattern
Symbiosis International University, Pune has released the exam pattern of the SNAP exam. SNAP is a speed test and the exam pattern is similar to other MBA entrance exams. Some changes have been made in the exam pattern. The new test pattern of the SNAP exam has shown a reduction in the duration and in the total number of questions. SNAP exam pattern changes frequently. This is a computer-based exam. SNAP exam is conducted in the English language.
Below we have provided the SNAP Exam Details in tabular form –
|Section||Total Questions||Total Marks|
|General English |
– Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension
|Analytical and Logical Reasoning||25||25|
|Data Sufficiency and Quantitative Data Interpretation||20||20|
Exam Pattern of SNAP 2021
|Number of sections||3 |
Quantitative- Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
Analytical & Logical reasoning
|Exam duration||60 minutes|
|Total number of questions||60 questions|
|Mode of SNAP exam||Computer-based mode|
|Marks per question||1|
|Number of attempts||3|
|Negative marking||0.25 marks deducted|
|Score considered||Best of two attempts|
SNAP 2021 Syllabus
SNAP Syllabus is not prescribed by SIU, the exam conducting body on the official website. SNAP 2021 exam syllabus has been revised and mainly comprises sections that involve Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, Analytical and logical reasoning & General English. Every candidate must refer to the SNAP syllabus for smooth preparation. Aspirants must access the syllabus below. By having a clear vision on the syllabus sections, candidates will be able to score well and prepare effectively. Let’s have a look at the below-mentioned exam syllabus for SNAP.
Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency –
- Number System
- Modern Mathematics
- Graph and Charts
- Venn Diagrams
Analytical and Logical Reasoning –
- Critical Reasoning
- Blood Relations
- Sequence and Series
- Coding and Decoding
General English: Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
- Fill in the blanks
- Reading Comprehension
- Odd One Out
- Sentence Correction
- Idioms, Antonyms and Synonyms
SNAP 2021 Admit Card
SNAP admit card will be available on the official website, i.e. snaptest.org. SNAP admit card will be made available on December 4, 2021. Only those candidates can download the hall ticket who have submitted the application form successfully. It is highly advised that candidate must download the hall ticket as soon as it is released so as to avoid hassle during the last day of the exam. It wouldn’t be best to wait until the last day as there might be an issue due to site overloading or high traffic to the website. SNAP Admit Card is an important document and must be preserved until the admission process gets finished. Without the admit card, the exam conducting body will not allow you to enter the exam hall.
Steps to download SNAP Admit card:
- Candidate must visit the official website of SNAP.
- Candidate must enter the login credential i.e. SNAP exam ID/ Email ID & password.
- Admit card will be displayed.
- Candidate must check all the details and download the same for appearing for SNAP 2021.
- Aspirants must take a passport size colored photograph and paste it on the space over SNAP admit card.
- Aspirant must carry admit card along with photo ID.
SNAP admit card contains details such as the name of the candidate, roll number, SNAP exam date and time, SNAP 2021 test venue, address of venue, test code, and the exam day instructions.
Documents that must be carried along with the SNAP 2021 admit card includes Passport, driving license, voter ID card, PAN card & Aadhaar card.
SNAP 2021 Mock Test
Symbiosis International University will activate the SNAP mock test in the month of November 2021. The registration process of SNAP will end on November 27, 2021. With the help of the SNAP 2021 Mock test, aspirants can get familiar with the new exam syllabus and exam pattern. Aspirants must register for the mock test of the SNAP 2021 2021 slot before the session of the mock test begins. The mock test serves as an effective solution for being familiar with the exam pattern and syllabus. Here are some of the points regarding SNAP Mock test:
- SNAP mock test includes three categories i.e. Reading comprehension, Verbal reasoning, Verbal ability, Analytical & logical reasoning, Quantitative, Data interpretation & data sufficiency.
- Applicants must note that the score obtained in mock test will not have any impact on the selection procedure. Marks obtained in SNAP mock test is for the assessment and reference only.
Instructions: Candidates who have successfully submitted the SNAP application form are only eligible to register for mock test.
In order to login in Mock test, the candidate must have a SNAP ID and password.
Steps to book SNAP mock test 2021:
- Visit the official website.
- Visit the SNAP login page.
- Enter the login credentials i.e. SNAP ID & Password.
- Mock test window will be displayed.
- Begin the SNAP mock test.
Benefits of SNAP Mock Test
- Applicants will get good hands on over the exam pattern that is designed on the lines of actual exam.
- Mock test score will help in evaluating the performance of candidate.
- By performing SNAP mock test, you can improve the weak areas for the actual exam.
SNAP 2021- Exam Centers
SIU, The exam conducting officials have released the test cities. Candidates who are willing to appear for the SNAP exam must fill the application form along with the desired exam centers. The final SNAP Exam center will be updated on the admit card. Let’s have a glimpse of the exam cities. By having a look at the below-mentioned table, candidates will get a fair idea about which city they must choose for exam centre allotment during SNAP registration.
|Greater Noida||Lucknow||Greater Noida|
SNAP 2021 Answer Key
SIU (Symbiosis International University) will release the SNAP Answer Key and the question paper on their official website. The candidates can access their SNAP Answer Key from the official website by entering their login credentials. It would help if you kept safe those login IDs and passwords until your admission process is finished. Answer key determines the score of the SNAP Exam. Also, the option to challenge the answer key will be made available if any candidate is not satisfied with the solution.
SIU releases the SNAP answer key after the exam is conducted. Candidates will be given the option to choose the file for challenges till a specified date. The candidate needs to pay a fee of Rs 590 ( Rs 500+18 percent GST) i.e. charged per question. The amount of the challenges will be refunded if they are found correct.
Steps to download SNAP 2021- Answer key:
- Visit the official website.
- Candidate must enter the login credential i.e. SNAP ID or Email ID & password.
- Click on “Sign in” button.
- After this, the answer key will appear.
- Check the file and download the PDF file.
Details mentioned on SNAP 2021 include responses and correct answers for all MCQs, section-wise questions, marks i.e. awarded for wrong answers.
Steps To Challenge SNAP Answer Key
- Candidate must visit the official website.
- Click on the tab of “SNAP Answer key” & enter SNAP ID & password.
- Select the question you want to challenge.
- Click on “Save” button as you challenge the question.
- Upload the proof that supports your objection.
- Pay the challenge fee via credit card/ debit card and internet banking.
SNAP 2021 Result & Further Rounds
SNAP 2021 Result will be declared on the official website. The result is scheduled to declare on February 1, 2022. The result will contain section-wise as well as scaled scores. Usually, SIU releases result in the scorecard format. It will be valid for the current admission year, i.e. 2021-22. The score will be published by the university and is not subject to change or any revaluation under any situation.
Based on the result, i.e. the marks secured by the candidates, each institute will release a list of shortlisted candidates. These shortlisted candidates will have to appear for the following rounds:
- Group Exercise (GE)
- Personal Interaction (PI)
- Writing Ability Test (WAT)
Candidates will have to qualify in all these rounds.
Steps to Check SNAP Result 2021 –
- Visit the official website.
- Find the link for SNAP Result 2021.
- Click on that link and fill the required details such as username and password.
- The SNAP Scorecard will be displayed infront of you.
- Download and print the scorecard.
Note – The candidates need to keep in mind that the participating institutes will publish the merit list based on the candidate’s performance. The merit list will also include the candidate’ name and their obtained score with ranks.
SNAP 2021 Result will display information that includes the name of the candidate, candidate’s roll number, candidate’s photograph & signature, the overall score obtained, sectional scores, shortlist status, the official stamp of conducting body.
SNAP 2021 Cut Off
SIU (Symbiosis International Deemed University) will release the SNAP Cutoff right after the declaration of the result. A total of 16 SNAP colleges accept the SNAP scores. Each college prescribes its own different cutoff that depends on the admission requirement. Each SNAP college displays the category-wise SNAP cutoff 2021 for Merit list and waitlist on the official website.
The candidates who have cleared the cutoff will be called for the further selection process. These selection processes will include, Group Discussion, Personal Interviews and Written Ability tests.
SNAP Cutoff 2021- Key Highlights
- Every SNAP 2021 participating institute will release SNAP cutoff 2021 for different programme.
- Aspirants who appear in SNAP exam can expect the cutoff of SIBM i.e. 98.5 percentile while for SCMHRD Pune is expected to be around 97 percentile.
- Candidates whose SNAP cutoff is between 80 to 90 and aspirants can seek admission in SIOM Nashik, SICSR Pune and SITM Pune.
- SNAP scoress mainly holds 50% of the weightage in final merit preparation.
Factors Determining SNAP 2021 Cutoff
- Total number of candidates appearing in SNAP exam.
- Legel of exam difficulty
- Number of qualified candidates
- Total number of seats
SNAP Merit List & Final Selection 2021
The institutes will release the category-wise SNAP merit list based on the performance of the candidates in all the rounds of the selection process. The merit list will be prepared with the help of 50% weightage of SNAP Online Test, 30% to the personal interaction, 10% of group exercises and 10% to the Writing Ability Test (WAT). The detailed SNAP Selection Procedure will be released on the official website or in the latest information brochure.
So, now you know everything about SNAP 2021. As Symbiosis Institutes are globally recognized and provides world-class education, it will be a highly competitive exam. Therefore, one should prepare seriously and make the best use of the time in hand.
SNAP 2021- Selection Process
SNAP selection process mainly comprises of steps i.e. Group Exercise, Writing ability test and Personal interaction. This procedure is followed for all the SNAP colleges. Admission to SNAP participating institute is dependent on SNAP scores, personal interview, Group Exercise & writing ability test. This even depends on the candidate’s academic performance and work experience. Let’s have a look at the below mentioned SNAP 2021- selection process:
|Writing ability test||10|
Documents Required At counselling include:
- Photo Id Proof
- Marksheet & passing certificate of Class 10 & 12
- Admit card
- Qualifying degree of Graduation
SNAP Preparation Strategy 2021
To prepare for any exam, first make a proper plan like what to read, how to read, prepare, the revision strategy and many more. Here we are providing a few steps to follow before appearing for SNAP Exam –
- Give more mock tests once you have completed the course. This will help you to analyse your strongest and weakest areas. After that you can create a plan for preparing SNAP Exam 2021.
- Create a proper study plan and stick to the same. Try not to procrastinate.
- Those who are still studying in their last year of graduation or working professionals, need to make the harder schedule for their study.
- It is really important to have proper knowledge of the subjects and weightage.
- Give more time to your weakest links.
- Use the best study material. Do not use multiple books and online videos to prepare for SNAP 2021.
SNAP 2021 Last Minute Preparation Tips
- Keep your plan ready – By now, the candidates must have practices the previous year’s question paper and mock tests. It would be very helpful. With the help of this, you can easily filter out what kind of question you want to prepare and which ones you are going to neglect.
- Do not take up the new topics: Its better to avoid going for new topics before few weeks of the exam. Whatever you have studied till now, we advise you to read that properly only.
- Keep Revising the Tricks – Quant and Reasoning sections need to be revised multiple times. Make sticky notes or short tables for that. Brush up those conecpts and you will be good to go.
- Prepare according to Weightage – Some topics have the more weightage than any other. So prepare those well as per their weightage sections. Try to focus on them who have higher weighatge or higher chances to be in the exam.
About SNAP Exam
SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test) is a management aptitude test conducted by the Symbiosis International Deemed University for admission into MBA or PGDM courses. SNAP Paper will have questions from Quantitative Data Interpretation, General English and Data Sufficiency and Analytical and Logical Reasoning. The exam will be in online mode only. Once the candidate clears the SNAP Exam, they will have to participate in Group Discussion (GD), Personal Interview (PI), and Written Ability Test (WAT). These selection processes will be conducted by the SIU institutes.
FAQs On SNAP Exam 2021
Here we have provided the most useful questions that users search:
|Q: When will the registration process of SNAP 2021 Commence?|
Ans: SNAP registration process was commenced on August 31, 2021. The last day to submit the SNAP 2021 registration form is November 27, 2021.
|Q: What are the eligibility criteria to appear for SNAP 2021?|
Ans: SNAP 2021 eligibility criteria mainly consists that candidates must have completed graduation with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. There is no age bar for appearing for the SNAP exam.
|Q: Do the participating institutes in SNAP release a separate cut-off list or a combined cut-off list after the results are out?|
Ans: The institutes participating in the SNAP admission process will release the different cut-off lists after the announcement of exam results. The selection process varies from one institute to another.
|Q: How is the SNAP cutoff calculated?|
Ans: SNAP cutoff is mainly calculated based on the factors i.e. Reservation policy of SIU campuses, the Difficulty level of exam, the total number of applicants and number of seats offered, previous years’ cutoff trends.
|Q: What is the SNAP Selection process 2021?|
Ans: Applicants who must have a valid score in the SNAP 2021 exam will be shortlisted for the selection process of SNAP 2021 which consists of the following rounds is Group Exercise, Personal Interview & written ability test.
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