SNAP Entrance Exam 2020-21

SNAP 2021 Exam Information

What is SNAP?

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is an All-India B-School entrance test. It is administered by Symbiosis International University (Deemed to be). SNAP Test scores determine admission to the 15 institutes at Symbiosis that offer post-graduate courses in management. There are a total of 1,867 seats across the programmes.

SNAP Exam 2021

SNAP 2019 is a two-hour online examination. It will be conducted on Second Sunday of December 2020 from 2:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m

SNAP registration has begun on the official website, from the Second week of August. Symbiosis B-School aspirants can register for SNAP before the last date, Third week of November

For detailed SNAP Test Instructions, refer to the official website here SNAP Test Official Page
To register for SNAP, click here SNAP 2021 Registration

SNAP 2021 Exam Date

Symbiosis International Deemed University is a famous college is Pune, Maharashtra. The university has 28 institutes under their guidance and the locations are spread across Bengaluru, Nasik, Noida, Pune and Hyderabad. The university has variety of courses for various levels, undergrad, postgrad and researches.

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is a national level, compulsory test that is a criterion for admissions into any symbiosis institutes. Any student who wishes to be a part of the MBA/Msc. (ss)/Msc. (CA) has to attend this test. The test has to be paid for and this is not included in the course fees once selected.

SNAP 2021 Important Dates

Date (Tentative)

 Official Notification Release  August, 2021
The start date for the Registration process Second week of August, 2021
Last date of application Third week of November, 2021
Last date to Pay Exam Fee Third week of November, 2021
Admit Card download First week of December, 2021
Last date for Admit Card download Second week of December, 2021
SNAP Exam Date 2021 Second week of December, 2021
SNAP 2021 Examination timings 2 PM to 4 PM
Release of Answer Key Fourth week of December, 2021
SNAP 2021 Results Second week of January, 2022

SNAP 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) online test is mandatory for the candidates who aspire to join MBA/ MSc (CA) /MSc (SS) programmes that are offered by institutes of Symbiosis International University.  Symbiosis International University (SIU) defines the eligibility criteria and interested applicants should note the below eligibility criteria:-

  1. Candidates must have the Bachelor’s Degree with minimum qualifying marks. The qualifying marks for general candidate is 50% marks and for reserved category candidates must have 45% marks.
  2. There is no-age limit to apply for the Symbiosis National Aptitude online test.
  3. Foreign Nationals /PIO/OCI/NRI are also eligible to apply but they need to obtain an equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

However, applicant should note that just meeting the eligibility criteria does not ensure the admission to the institute. Applicants would need to appear for the entrance examination and would need to crack with the minimum cut off marks. The minimum cut off marks are decided by the Institute for the selection process of the candidates. The eligibility will make the applicant apply and appear for the written examination.

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SNAP 2021 Registration

Registrations for SNAP have been opened from the 28th of August and will continue till the 26th of November. Applications must take care not to register and pay both before the 26th of November.

To register for SNAP, click here SNAP 2021 Registration

How to apply for SNAP 2021?

Steps for SNAP 2021 Application Process:

  • Register for SNAP Test
  1. Fill the registration form part I (Here you will be asked for phone number/email id etc.)
  2. An automatically generated OTP will be sent to your registered number.
  3. Enter OTP & validate the mobile number.
  4. Verify email id submitted by you.
  • Make Payment for SNAP Test

Pay the SNAP test fee. The candidate may pay through:

  1. Billdesk Payment Gateway
  2. Easebuzz Payment Gateway
  3. Indian Bank Payment Gateway
  4. Demand Draft.*

Note: The DD should reach the Symbiosis Test Secretariat by 5:00 pm on November 25, 2019

SNAP 2021 Test Fee Rs. 1750/-
  • Register for Institute/Programme(s)

Complete filling details in the Registration Form part II. This form indicates the programme(s) that the candidate is applying to through the SNAP test.

  • Make Payment for Institute Programme(s)

Make payment for Programmes selected. A candidate is required to make a payment of Rs.1000/- per programme per institute at this stage. The candidate may pay through:

  1. Billdesk Payment Gateway
  2. Easebuzz Payment Gateway
  3. Indian Bank Payment Gateway
  4. Demand Draft.

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SNAP 2021 Exam Pattern

The SNAP 2021 will have 3 sections, i.e., English, Quant, Logical Reasoning and Current Affairs. The test is out of a total of 150 marks.

SNAP 2019 Preparation Strategy – How to crack the Exam

The detailed breakup is as given below:

Section Normal

Section 1: General English

  1. Reading Comprehension
  2. Verbal Reasoning
  3. Verbal Ability
30 5 35 40

Section 2: Quant

  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
30 5 35 40
Section 3: Analytical & Logical Reasoning 30 5 35 40
Section 4: Current Affairs 20 5 25 30
Total 110 20 130 150

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SNAP 2021 Syllabus

SNAP 2021 exam Syllabus is not pre-defined by Symbiosis International University, but it is grounded on the guidelines and current structure of SNAP exam. Past tendencies disclose that SNAP exam syllabus and pattern overall tests the candidate on the four test sections.

SNAP 2021 Exam on December, 2021 will be of 120 min duration computer based online exam. It covers the sectional test composition, number of questions, type of questions, important topics, scoring pattern in SNAP Test.

Overall SNAP Exam Syllabus & Pattern

SNAP Exam Syllabus – Major Components Key Details
Total Questions 130
Duration of Test  2 hours
Type of Questions 110 MCQs

20 Non-MCQs

Answer Options for MCQs  4
Marks for each Correct Answer  1 for MCQs

2 for Non MCQs

Negative Marking 0.25 mark for MCQs

0.50 mark for Non-MCQs

Exam Difficulty Level Moderate
Number of Sections 4
Section-I: Name and Number of Questions General English, RC, OR, SS-35
Section-II: Name and Number of Questions Analytical & Logical Reasoning-35
Section-III: Name and Number of Questions Quant, DU, Data Sufficiency-35
Section-IV: Name and Number of Questions Current Affairs-25


Option to Choose Order of Sections Yes, any question from any section within overall time limit
Individual Sectional Time Limit No

Section Wise SNAP TEST Syllabus
SNAP Syllabus 2020 is further split into sections and sub-sections.

This sectional sub-division in SNAP syllabus makes SNAP 2021 as an exam with more than 6 effective sections as the three sections except Current Affairs are further sub- divided into sub-sections. SNAP 2021 exam syllabus is thus based on the past test patterns which includes questions from all these sections.

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SNAP 2021 Admit Card

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test is a national level entrance examination conducted by the symbiosis International University (deemed). This test is held for the admissions to the MBA/ (CA or SS) courses offered by the university. The examination is conducted only once in a year and is in a computer test format. SNAP is conducted during the second or third week of December every year.

Important dates:

Events Dates
Registration starts August 2021
Registration ends November 2021
Last day for payment November 2021
Admit card distribution December 2021
SNAP online test December 2021
Result announcement 2nd week of January

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SNAP 2021 Result

Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) online test is mandatory for the candidates who aspire to join MBA/ MSc (CA) /MSc (SS) programmes that are offered by institutes of Symbiosis International University.  The Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) has witnessed a lot of changes. Though there have been minor changes in the previous year, the SNAP 2021 has seen the most significant overhaul in the exam pattern.  Symbiosis International has already declared the result for SNAP 2021 and results are available online on the official website.

Score Card

SNAP result is computed according to the exam pattern which is divided into four sections. SNAP result cum score card will include the following information:

  1. Sectional Scores for SNAP 2021
  2. Overall Scores for SNAP 2021
  3. Shortlist Status of the candidate
  4. Candidate’s Name
  5. Roll Number of the Candidate
  6. Signature and photograph of the candidate
  7. SNAP Conducting authority Stamp

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SNAP Cutoff

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test, also commonly known as SNAP is a national level management entrance exam, monitored by Symbiosis International (Deemed University) for admission to its 15 institutes all over India offering management programs.

SNAP 2021 was an online exam with duration of two hours. The total number of seats for the Post Graduate Management program through SNAP scores is around 1,867. SNAP 2019 was successfully conducted on December 16 between 2 PM to 4 PM.

SNAP 2021 Eligibility Criteria:

Symbiosis International prescribes the SNAP 2021 eligibility criteria. According to the SNAP eligibility criteria 2021, candidates should meet the following requirements-

A Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized college/university with at least 50 per cent aggregate marks.

Scheduled caste/scheduled tribe category candidates should score a minimum of 45 per cent in their graduation from any recognized institute across disciplines.

Candidates who have obtained foreign degrees/qualifications should get it verified from AIU before applying for admission to any program under Symbiosis University.

The final year graduation students are eligible too to apply for SNAP exam. However, they must complete their bachelor’s degree with the required aggregate percentage or equivalent CGPA during admission.

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