Symbiosis SNAP MBA 2020 - Registration Form, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Important Date

Online Registrations Start: August 2020

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) will be conducted in December 2020. The SNAP 2020 official notification will be released in August 2020. The SNAP 2020 exam is your gateway to 23 MBA programs offered at 15 institutes affiliated to Symbiosis International University via single SNAP 2020 application form.

The SNAP 2020 Online Registration window will be open from  Aug 2020 and will close in November 2020. 

SNAP 2020 is a computer-based test which will be 120 minutes long. There are four sections –

  1. General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability  
  2. Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
  3. Analytical & Logical  Reasoning

SNAP 2020 exam has:

  1. Total 110 questions in two formats – MCQs and Non-MCQs
  2. General English (34) and Analytical & Logical Reasoning (36) sections will have only MCQ or Normal Questions
    • Each question will have four answers as option
    • Each right answer will get you 1.5 marks
  3. Quantitative, DI and DS section will have MCQs and Non-MCQs or Special Questions
    • Each MCQ will be 1 mark each
    • Each Non-MCQ will be 2 marks each
    • You will have to type in the answer (TITA) for non-MCQs
  4. There is negative marking. For every wrong answer 25% of the MCQ and Non-MCQ marks will be deducted
  5. The total duration is 120 minutes and there is no sectional time limit.
  6. The maximum marks are 150 marks.

SNAP 2020 exam will be conducted across 92 cities in India. Candidates can choose up to 3 options for centers for exam and the most suitable exam center will be allotted based on your location.  

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Important Information on SNAP Test

  1. Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is a national level management entrance exam, administered by Symbiosis International University (SIU).
  2. SNAP 2020 is your gateway to 15 Symbiosis institutes.
  3. The SNAP 2020 application process will start in August 2020 and will end in November 2020.
  4. The test will be held online in December 2020.. 
  5. SNAP Test Admit Card 2020 can be printed from the SNAP website which will be available by 1st week of December 2020.
  6. The test will be conducted in 102 cities in India. A candidate will get three preferences to choose the cities.
  7. Candidates must register for SNAP Test and institutes of their choice by paying separate programs registration fees.
  8. Those shortlisted based on SNAP 2020 score will be called for further rounds – GE, PI, and WAT. These rounds are conducted individually by each institute.
  9. The questions are a mix of multiple-choice type (normal) and type-in-the-answer (non-multiple choice or special).
  10. Normal questions will have four responses, and candidate should choose an appropriate response. Every correct answer is +1 mark.
  11. Special questions will be fill in the blank, and candidates will have to type in the answer. Every correct response is +2 marks.
  12. Each wrong answer deducts 25% from the correct marks.
  13. There are 130 questions, and maximum marks are 150.
  14. The maximum time is 120 minutes, and candidates can toggle between sections and questions.
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SNAP 2020 Test Important Dates

Event Date
Online Registrations for SNAP commences  August 2020
SNAP Test Registration closes  November 2020 
SNAP Test payment closes  November 2020
SNAP Test Admit Card available on website  December 2020
SNAP Test 2020  December  2020
Announcement of Result  January 2020

SNAP Eligibility Criteria 2020

Only those candidates who meet the eligibility criteria should apply for the SNAP 2020. The criteria as follows:

  1. The candidates must be graduates in any discipline from a statutory university with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidates).
  2. Also, selective programs will require specific subject specialization. Please check here.
  3. Candidates who have completed a qualifying degree from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  4. All foreign degrees/ qualifications need to be verified from AIU by the candidate before seeking admission to any program of SIU.
  5. Evaluation Division of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) issues equivalence certificate for foreign degrees/qualifications. The contact details are as below:

Association of Indian Universities
AIU House, 16 Comrade Indrajit Gupta Marg (Kotla Marg),
New Delhi-110002, India
Tel. No.+91-11-23230059; 23232429; 23232305

Email:%20info@aiuweb.org

 

SNAP 2020 Registration Process

  • Candidates can apply for SNAP 2020 exam by registering at the official website - snaptest.org.
  • Candidates must give their Correct Name, Date of Birth, Mobile Number, and Email Address in the  SNAP registration process as these details cannot be changed.
  • The last date for registration is November 2020. Candidates must fill the SNAP 2020 online form carefully.
  • Candidates can make specific changes in the online application form only until the last date of registration.
  • NO change can be made in the test city preferences once the candidate has completed the online payment for SNAP 2020
  • Candidates must upload their latest color passport size photo at the time of SNAP 2020 online registration. The photograph should not be more than three months old. At all times the candidates are advised to ensure the information they are filling is accurate and correct.

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SNAP 2020: Paper/Exam Pattern for the test

  • The duration of the SNAP test is two hours (120 Minutes).
  • The test follows an MCQ (Objective) format wherein each question lists four options out of which a student has to select the right answer. (Only for Normal Questions)
  • For special questions in each section will have blanks where answers will have to be entered by the candidate by using the virtual keyboard. For example, if question is “What is the capital of Australia?” The candidate needs to enter the answer as CANBERRA by using the virtual keyboard
  • Normal Questions carry one mark for each question, and Special Questions carry two marks for each question.
  • ¼ marks (25%) are deducted for every wrong answer for normal and special questions .
Section Normal
Questions
Special
Questions
Total
Questions
Total
Marks
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability 34 0 34 51
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 35 5 40 45
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 36 0 36 54
Total 105 5 110 150

SNAP 2020 Syllabus

The syllabus of SNAP 2020 exam is similar to other MBA entrance exams. The exam syllabus is divided into four main parts-

  1. General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability
  2. Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
  3. Analytical & Logical Reasoning
  4. Current Affairs

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SNAP 2020 Admit Card

  • Test takers are advised to take the print out of their SNAP 2020 Admit Card from the SNAP website available by December 2020.
  • Candidates must ensure to fix their latest passport size, colour photograph on the SNAP 2020 Admit Card. (The picture should not be more than three months old).
  • Candidates must carry their SNAP 2020 Admit Card along with Photo Identity proof to the Test Centre on the day of the exam. An acceptable photo identity proofs are any one of the following
    1. Passport
    2. Driving license
    3. Voter ID Card
    4. Pan Card
    5. AADHAR Card (UID)

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SNAP 2020: List of Test Centers

  1. SNAP 2020 Test will be conducted in 92 cities all over India.
  2. A candidate can select up to three preferences.
  3. SNAP authorities will entertain no ‘change of test city’ requests once a candidate has completed online payment for SNAP Test 2020.
  4. The SNAP 2020 Test Centre and its address will be printed on the Admit Card.
  5. SNAP authorities ensure that a candidate gets a test city as per his/her preferences. In some exceptional circumstances, a different test city in nearby area may be allotted.
  6. As per the official SNAP test website – Symbiosis Test Secretariat reserves the right to change or allot a city other than the one requested by the candidate in the event of the requested city not being available for any reason.
  7. List of SNAP 2020 exam cites
1 Agra 35 Indore 69 Ranchi
2 Ahmedabad 36 Jabalpur 70 Roorkee

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SNAP Test Result

SNAP 2020: Result: Jan 2021

The result of SNAP test will be announced by Symbiosis International University (SIU) in Jan 2021. Candidates can check their result on the official website of SNAP. Candidates can login through their user id and password. They can check their result in January 2021. The scorecard will have sectional and overall scores acquired by the applicants. Students will be shortlisted for Group Exercise (GE), and Personal Interview (PI) and written ability test (WAT). However, they are advised to save their scorecard at the earliest to avoid any problem at the time of admission.

On the basis of SNAP score card, the participating institutes will prepare category-wise merit list based on SNAP score and performance in GE, PI and WAT. Category-wise cut off for Merit List and Wait List will be displayed on the website of the respective institutes.

Guidelines for Test Day

  • Candidates are required to report at the Test Centre by 12:00 hrs, for the verification process which includes – Admit Card, ID Proof and Digital Finger print scan and Biometrics will also be taken.
  • No candidate will be allowed to appear for the SNAP Online Test 2020 after 14.10 hrs.
  • The SNAP Online Test 2020 will finish at 16.00 hrs, candidates are advised to complete their test on time as under any circumstances NO EXTRA TIME will be given to any candidate.
  • Cell phones, calculators, watch calculators, alarm clocks, digital watches with built in calculators/ memory or any electronics gadgets are not allowed in the examination hall.
  • Admit Card and ID proof will be checked by the test invigilator.
  • Candidates can attempt any section in any order in the given time i.e. 120 minutes from 14.00 hrs. to 16.00 hrs.
  • Candidates will not be allowed to leave the hall till 14.45 hrs. After submission of the test a candidate will not be allowed to re-enter the test hall.
  • Candidates found using any unfair means will forfeit their chance of being considered for admission and will be debarred from receiving SNAP 2020 scores.
  • Differently Abled category candidates are requested to contact STS with scanned copies of their Medical Certificates for ascertaining percentage of their disability. (email: info@snaptest.org). Candidates failing to do this will be considered under the Open Category.

SNAP 2020: Courses offered

There are different courses offered by different Symbiosis Institutes across India and following courses are common to all:

ManagementManagement

SIBM Pune | SCMHRD | SITM | SIMS | SIIB | SIOM Nashik | SIBM Bengaluru | SSBF | SIBM Hyderabad

Computer Studies

SICSR | SCIT

Media, Communication and Design

SIMC Pune | SSMC Bengaluru

Health and Biomedical Sciences

SIHS | SSSS

Final Countdown for SNAP 2020

SNAP 2020 will be conducted in December 2020 by SIU. Here are some last-minute tips for a better preparation or revision.

As we prepare for any competitive test and once you do the revision properly, success will follow. The basic things we can to in the remaining last few days are:

  • Work on your concepts: It is important to go thorough in most areas like statistics & geometry. There is important to have strong concepts to crack the SNAP 2020 successfully.
  • Be Dynamic: Do not be disturbed or overwhelmed by past experiences of mock tests. Be confident but not over-confident.
  • Be Informed: You should keep your eyes and ears open and collect data about previous year tests, competition, important dates, etc.

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SNAP 2018 – Exam Analysis

The SNAP 2018 exam was held on Sunday, 16th December 2018. The SNAP 2018 exam was easier when compared to SNAP 2017 and SNAP 2016.

The General English section was easy although the RC passages were long and time taking. The Quantitative Ability section was easy and had conventional questions. The Logical & Analytical Reasoning section was also comparatively easier, and there were no Verbal Reasoning questions. The General Awareness Section has questions mostly from politics and business awareness.

A score of 67-72 could be considered a good score.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. How do I apply for the SNAP exam?
Ans. Here are the steps to apply for SNAP Exam.

  1. Register online on SNAP official website snaptest.org
  2. Upload your passport size photo during online registration.
  3. Make sure all the details are correct, later on, you cannot change anything.
  4. Pay the registration fee.

Q2. What is the syllabus for the SNAP exam?
Ans. The SNAP exam is divided into 3 sections and they are:

  • General English

  • Analytical & Logical Reasoning

  • Quantitative, DI and DS

Last year, the syllabus for the SNAP exam was revised and the GK section was removed.

Q3. Is the calculator allowed in the SNAP exam?
Ans. No, any kind of gadgets are not allowed in the examination centre.

Q4. Do questions repeat in the SNAP?
Ans. No questions were repeated from previous years. However, the concept and topics will remain the same.

Q5. Is there any negative marking in the SNAP exam?
Ans. Yes, there is negative marking in SNAP exam. 

  • For Normal Questions (MCQs) -0.25 

  • For Special Questions (Non-MCQs/TITA Questions) -0.5

Q6. Is the SNAP exam worth it?
A. Students who want to join any of the Symbiosis Institutes can apply for the SNAP exam. Symbiosis is considered as one of the best B-School in India with well-equipped faculty members and facilities.

Q7. What are the fees for an MBA in Symbiosis Pune?
Ans. The fees of SIBM Pune is Rs. 20,72,200/-

Q8. Is SIBM Nagpur good?
Ans. SIBM Nagpur is the new campus established by Symbiosis International (Deemed) University. Being a new campus, the overall rating and reviews are pretty good.