Symbiosis National Aptitude Test, popular as SNAP is a national-level management entrance test, administered by Symbiosis International (Deemed University) for admission to its 15 institutes offering management programmes. SNAP 2018 was an online exam of two-hour duration. The total number of seats for the Post Graduate Management programme through SNAP scores is around 1,867. SNAP 2018 was successfully conducted on December 16 between 2 PM- 4 PM. The SNAP 2018 result has been declared on January 10, 2019.
SNAP, the national-level management entrance exam is conducted by Symbiosis International (Deemed University) for admission to its 15 institutes. They prescribe the SNAP 2018 eligibility criteria. According to the SNAP eligibility criteria 2018, candidates should meet the following criteria-
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other
The application process for SNAP 2018 was released by Symbiosis International (Deemed University) on August 28, 2018. The last date to apply was November 28, 2018.
Things to Remember-
The SNAP registration amount (Rs. 1750) can be paid through i) Demand Draft ii) Indian Bank Gateway iii) Axis Bank Gateway iv) Billdesk Gateway.
Payment through demand draft- Firstly, examinees should choose the mode of Payment as 'DD Payment' in "Make Payment" tab.
Then a demand draft (DD) of Rs. 2065 (SNAP Application Fee- Rs.1750 and Rs. 315 as GST @18%) needs to be drawn from any Nationalized Bank in favour of “Symbiosis Test Secretariat” payable at Pune. A print of the payment advice form is a mandate after filling in the DD Details including candidates' signature. Then it has to be sent along with the DD to the Symbiosis Test Secretariat only at,
SYMBIOSIS TEST SECRETARIAT,
SYMBIOSIS INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY
Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi, Dist.: Pune – 412115
Phone: 020-39116226/ 27.
SNAP 2018 is an online (computer-based) exam consisting four sections and carrying 130 multiple choice questions. The total score adds up to 150 (differential marking scheme).
Scoring Scheme: Each question carries one mark and special questions carry 2 marks for each question. Every correct answer will give one mark and each incorrect response will deduct 25 percent of the allotted marks.
SNAP 2018 Exam Pattern
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
Analytical & Logical Reasoning
Symbiosis International (Deemed University) had released the SNAP 2018 Mock Test for the applicants who had completed the process by paying the requisite application fee. Candidates received the login details for the SNAP 2018 mock test by December 10, 2018. The last date to register was December 9. The mock test of SNAP 2018 was conducted from December 11 to 14, 2018, in six-time slots, starting from 9 AM till 9.30 PM. According to the exam authorities, the SNAP 2018 mock test provided the real-time test-taking experience to candidates.
The SNAP 2018 admit card was released online by Symbiosis International (Deemed University) on December 1, 2018. Following are the credentials that would be mentioned in the SNAP admit card 2018-
Candidate’s name, roll number
Exam date & time
Test venue, address of the venue, and Test venue code
On the day of the exam, candidates had to carry the admit card of SNAP 2018 as well as a photo ID proof. The IDs that can be produced for verification purpose are passport/PAN card/voter ID card/driving license/Aadhaar card (UID)/ credit card (photo attached)/ college ID card.
In a first, Symbiosis International (Deemed University) has released the SNAP 2018 Answer Key for the test takers. Candidates have to login to the official website through their SNAP 2018 credentials and check the Answer Keys of SNAP 2018. They can also file for challenges till December 21, 2018. For each answer challenge, candidates have to pay Rs. 590 (Rs. 500 + 18 per cent GST). If the challenge is found to be valid, the amount of Rs. 500 (excluding the GST would be refunded).
A scrutiny committee set up by SIU would review each and every challenged question. SIU will communicate the decision of the challenged questions by email before January 10, 2019, to all those candidates who had submitted the challenges against the SNAP 2018 answer keys and paid the amount of challenge form.
Candidates have to ensure that they put a valid reason or explanation in the Remarks column with each SNAP 2018 answer key challenge. Ambiguous challenge will not be considered. The decision of the SIU committee will be final.
The SNAP 2018 result has been declared on January 10, 2019. The SNAP 2018 result has been made available via online mode only and candidates would be able to check their scores (section-wise, scaled scores) secured in the exam. SNAP User ID and Password should be handy to check the result of SNAP 2018. The shortlisted candidates will be called for further selection rounds, namely General Exercise (GE), Personal Introduction (PI), and Writing Ability Test (WAT).
The SNAP result 2018 will display the following information:
There are 15 participating institutes of SNAP 2018 across India which will accept SNAP 2018 scores and all of them will shortlist candidates on the basis of result and their prescribed cutoff score.
The cutoff of SNAP 2018 is the minimum marks or percentile that a candidate requires to obtain to get shortlisted for the selection process. There are 15 participating institutes of SIU which accept the SNAP score for the admission procedure. Each institute prescribes a different cutoff depending on their admission requirements.
Factors determining the SNAP 2018 Cutoff
Number of candidates' appearing for SNAP
Question paper- The level of difficulty
Number of candidates' qualifying the SNAP test
Number of seats available
The selection process of SNAP 2018 comprises of 3 steps, namely, Group Exercise (GE), Writing Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interaction (PI). The admission of an aspirant is based on performance in SNAP exam, selection rounds and candidate’s profile (previous academic performance, work experience etc). Preparation of the final merit list will be based on the weightage parameters given below-
Final Merit List Parameters
SNAP Test Score (scaled to 50 marks)
Group Exercise (GE)
Personal Interaction (PI)
Writing Ability Test (WAT)
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