About SNAP 2021
What is SNAP?
Symbiosis National Aptitude Test or SNAP exam as its commonly known is one of the popular management aptitude tests conducted by Symbiosis International (Deemed) University. The test is conducted for admission to the MBA/PGDM programmes offered by the 16 SNAP colleges affiliated with the University.
SNAP 2021 tests students in General English, Quantitative-Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, and Analytical & Logical Reasoning. SNAP exam mode is online and the new SNAP test duration is now 60 minutes. Candidates who clear the exam have to apply to the SNAP colleges of their choice and participate in a Group Exercise (GE), Personal Interaction (PI), and Written Ability Test (WAT) for admissions.
SNAP 2021 Highlights
|Exam name||Symbiosis National Aptitude Test ()|
|Popularly known as||SNAP|
|Exam conducting body||Symbiosis International University (SIU)|
|SNAP accepting colleges|
Symbiosis Test Secretariat, Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Lavale, Mulshi, Pune - 412115
Phone : 18001231454 , +91-20-28116226/27, 61936226/27
Whatsapp No.: +91-7709328908
SNAP 2021 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||Symbiosis National Aptitude Test|
|Short Exam Name||SNAP|
|Conducting Body||Symbiosis International University|
|Frequency of Conduct||Once a year|
|Exam Level||National Level Exam|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee (General)||1750 Rs [Offline] +1 More|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Mode of Counselling||Offline|
|Exam Duration||1 Hour|
Symbiosis MBA admissions are through SNAP exam for 16 institutes of the Symbiosis International (Deemed) University. The candidate who meet the SNAP eligibility criteria 2021 before registering for the SNAP 2021 exam. The SNAP 2021 eligibility differs for the SNAP exam and MBA admissions. The SNAP eligibility criteria to appear for the SNAP 2021 exam is as follows
SNAP Test Eligibility Criteria
|Qualifying Exam||A Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised college/university with at least 50 per cent aggregate marks. Scheduled caste/scheduled tribe category candidates should secure a minimum of 45 per cent in their graduation from any recognised institute across disciplines|
|Final Year students||Such students are eligible to apply provided they pass the qualifying exam before admissions.|
|Age Limit||There is no age limit|
|Candidates with qualifications from Foreign Universities||Must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU)|
It is to be noted that International admissions of Symbiosis are through Symbiosis Centre for International Education (SCIE). To check the official SNAP exam eligibility criteria, click here
Symbiosis MBA 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates who qualify SNAP exam 2021 must participate in the selection process of the respective SNAP colleges applying for. Reservation is as per norms. Defence quota for SNAP 2021 exam is as per guidelines mentioned on the official SNAP website.
SNAP exam 2021 quota for Children / Wards of Defence Personnel:
Five percent reservation is available for children/wards of Defence Personnel for the following programmes at the mentioned institutes
- MBA (International Business) at Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB, Pune)
- MBA (Digital and Telecom Management) at Symbiosis Institute of Digital and Telecom Management (SIDTM, Pune) [Formerly Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM)]
- MBA (Information Technology) at Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research (SICSR, Pune)
- MBA (Information Technology Business Management) at Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT, Pune)
SNAP 2021 Exam Reservation Policy
SC (Scheduled Caste)
ST (Scheduled Tribes)
DA (Differently Abled)
Two seats per programme
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other
Symbiosis International Deemed University will start the SNAP registration process tentatively in the last week of September 2021. The university will also provide specific steps to fill the SNAP exam application form as mentioned here.
Steps to fill SNAP 2021 Application Form
Step 1: SNAP Registration 2021 - After clicking on given link above, fill details as specified. Choose the SNAP 2021 test dates from the ones given below
Upload a recent passport size photo (not more than 3 months old)in .jpg, .jpeg, .png or .gif formats only with a file size between 10 KB and 5 MB. Photos above 100 kb will be automatically resized by the system. Verify the registration with the OTP sent to the mobile number and email entered. An e-mail & SMS containing the SNAP exam ID and password will be sent
Step 2: Login and pay the SNAP exam fee- Candidates must pay the SNAP exam 2021 fee of Rs 1750 via Demand Draft or online payment. In case of DD, the amount is 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. Candidates paying by DD must send the same to the University who will release their SNAP admit card after the DD is cleared only.
Note: Candidates must separately pay the SNAP college programme registration fee of Rs 1000. The fee is payable per programme per institute. candidates will not be allowed to make any changes in the SNAP application form in fields like name, date of birth, category and test date and test city after submission of the form.
SNAP Login Window Image
After SNAP registration is completed, candidates can check their application form and save a copy of the same.
|SC, General, OBC, ST||Offline, Online||Transgender, Male, Female||₹ 1750|
SNAP 2021 Syllabus
Quantitative, data interpretation, and data sufficiency
Analytical and logical reasoning
SNAP exam preparation is an important aspect. The seats are limited and competition high. So students must prepare well for the exam and try to get good scores to secure admission. SNAP exam 2021 preparation requires knowledge of the SNAP exam pattern and insights on the SNAP syllabus 2021. The SNAP 2021 mock test is another tool that can help aspirants get an idea of the exam.
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SNAP exam preparation - Tips and important points
- The SNAP exam consists of three sections - General English, Analytical & Logical Reasoning and Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency.
- Candidates can use the common competitive and CAT preparation books for the SNAP 2021 exam.
- The most important aspect of SNAP preparation is the practice as speed is of the essence in the actual exam.
SNAP 2021 is an online (computer-based) exam consisting four sections and carrying 110 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 gives one mark and each incorrect response will deduct 25 per cent of the allotted marks.
SNAP 2021 Exam Pattern
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
Analytical & Logical Reasoning
Symbiosis International (Deemed University) will release SNAP 2021 mock test. Candidates who will apply and pay for the SNAP 2021 test can register and appear for the SNAP Mock Test. Candidates who emerge as toppers in the mock test will be given prizes by the university. The details of how to book the SNAP 2021 mock test, as well as the prizes, rules, and guidelines, can be checked below.
How to book the SNAP mock test 2021?
- Go to the login page
- Enter the login credentials - ID and password
- The mock test window is displayed
- Start the test
SNAP 2021 Mock Test - Important Points
- As the SNAP mock test is the same as the actual one, it will have only 3 sections i.e.
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability.
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency.
Analytical & Logical Reasoning
- The SNAP 2021 mock test is a practice test and the marks will not be considered for admissions or will have an impact on the actual SNAP 2021 exam.
- In case the test shuts down abruptly due to any reason, candidates must check their computer and internet connections.
- If they are unable to continue with the mock test, they must call the helpline at +91-44-40492210 (between 9.30 am to 6.30 pm) to rebook their SNAP 2021 mock test slot.
Benefits of SNAP Mock test
- Candidates will get a first-hand experience to practice with an official test that is designed on the lines of the actual exam.
- They can use the SNAP mock test scores to evaluate their performance and preparedness for the test.
- The performance in the mock test of SNAP 2021 can be used to improve on the weak areas for the actual exam.
SNAP Mock Test 2021 - Prizes and Opportunities
- The top 3 SNAP 2021 mock test scorers will each get a Flipkart voucher of Rs 5000.
- The top 10 scorers after the top 3 will each get a Flipkart voucher of Rs.500
To check all details of the SNAP mock test 2021 click here
Symbiosis International (Deemed University) will release the SNAP admit card in online mode. Candidates had to login by entering their SNAP exam ID or email ID and password. The admit card of SNAP contains important details related to the examination. So the candidates should check all the details printed on the admit card. For any discrepancy, immediately contact the exam authorities.
Steps to download SNAP Admit Card
- Login and enter the required credentials like SNAP exam / Email ID and password
- The SNAP admit card comes on the screen and candidates must download the same.
- Candidates must check the details mentioned therein and check the instructions
- They must paste their passport size colour photograph on the SNAP 2021 admit card at the place provided for before appearing for the SNAP 2021 exam (The photograph should not be more than three months old).
- Admit Card along with a permissible Photo Identity proof as given below should be carried to the Test Centre at the time of the SNAP exam 2021.
Details mentioned in SNAP admit card 2021:
SNAP Exam date & time
SNAP 2021 Test venue, address of the venue, and Test venue code
- SNAP 2021 Exam day Instructions
Documents to carry with the SNAP 2021 admit card: Candidates can carry any one of the following
- Driving license
- Voter ID Card
- PAN Card
- Aadhaar Card (UID).
SNAP 2021 Exam Day Instructions
- Candidates are required to report at the test centre by 9 a.m. to undergo verification with the help of the SNAP admit card and ID proof
- An authorized person will verify and authenticate the SNAP admit card against the photo id on the SNAP exam day.
- After 11.10 a.m. no candidate will be allowed to enter the exam hall and appear for SNAP exam 2021.
- NO extra time will be given to a candidate (excluding Differently Abled candidates) under any circumstances.
- Cell phones, calculators, watch calculators, alarm clocks, digital watches with built-in calculators / memory or any electronics gadgets are not allowed inside the exam hall..
- The Test Invigilator will check SNAP 2021 Admit Card and ID proof and authenticate the same before the SNAP exam starts.
- Candidates may attempt any section in any order in the SNAP test 2021.
- Candidates using any unfair means will forfeit their chances of admission and will be debarred from receiving SNAP exam 2021 scores.
- A Differently Abled category candidate is requested to contact the authorities with scanned copies of their Medical Certificate to ascertain the percentage of the disability. They should email at email@example.com without fail.
The authenticated SNAP Admit Card must be kept safe for further GE-PIWAT processes and subsequent admissions. If the authenticated SNAP 2021 admit card is lost, a duplicate one will not be issued.
Login Window for SNAP 2021 Admit Card Download
SNAP 2021 Exam Centers
|Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||Port Blair|
Documents Required at Exam
- SNAP admit card
- Photo id proof
The university may release the SNAP answer key shortly after the conclusion of the SNAP exam. Candidates will have to log in to the official website through their SNAP exam 2021 credentials to check the answer Key of SNAP exam 2021. Candidates will have the option to file for challenges till a specified date. Usually a fee of Rs. 590 (Rs. 500 + 18 percent GST) is charged per question challenged. The amount is refunded if the challenge is found to be correct.
How to download SNAP 2021 Answer Key
- Open the official website - www.snaptest.org
- On the login window, enter Registration ID or Email ID
- Click on the 'Sign In' button
- The answer key will appear on the screen
- Check that file and download it as a PDF file
NOTE: However, the university may not release the answer key this year as the official website makes no mention of this. Candidates may however check for updates after the exam is over.
SIU will release SNAP 2021 result. The result of SNAP 2021 is available online and candidates can check their scores (section-wise, scaled scores) secured in SNAP 2021 exam. Candidates must enter their exam User ID and Password to check the SNAP exam result 2021. 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 2021 displays the following information:
- Name of candidate
- Candidate’s roll number
- Candidate’s photograph and signature
- Overall score obtained
- Sectional scores
- Shortlist status
- The official stamp of the conducting authority
The SNAP 2021 test scores will be valid for the academic year 2021-22 only. Candidates may note that the admissions to all 25 MBA programmes in colleges are on the basis of the SNAP 2021 result.
Which colleges accept SNAP score?
The list of top colleges that accept SNAP scores across India along with details of the MBA programmes is given in the table below
Name of College or Institute
MBA (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)
MBA (Information Technology)
MBA (Computer Applications)
MBA (Business Analytics)
MBA (International Business)
MBA (Energy & Environment)
MBA (Telecom Management)
MBA (Operations Management)
MBA (Communication Management)
MBA (Information Technology)
MBA (Communication Management)
MBA (Sports Sciences)
MBA (Banking and Finance)
The cutoff of SNAP exam 2021 is the minimum marks or percentile that a candidate requires to obtain to be shortlisted for the selection process. A total of 16 SNAP colleges accept the SNAP scores for admissions. Each institute prescribes a different cutoff depending on their admission requirements. Each SNAP college will display the category-wise SNAP cutoff 2021 for Merit List and Wait List on its respective website. SNAP Wait list will depend upon the vacant seats available.
Factors determining the SNAP 2021 Cutoff
Number of candidates' appearing for SNAP 2021 exam
Question paper- The level of difficulty
Number of candidates' qualifying the SNAP exam
Number of seats available in each SNAP 2021 college
SIBM Pune Cutoff details
SNAP Cutoff (2019)
|Institute||Programme||SNAP cut off|
|SCIT, Pune Cutoff||MBS (DS & DA)||46.5|
|SIBM Pune cutoff 2020||MBA (I & E)||70.8679|
|SITM Pune cutoff||MBA||80|
The SNAP cut-off for shortlisting is calculated separately for each programme. Based on the overall SNAP percentile, a candidate may get shortlisted for more than one programme. In such a case, the candidate is expected to participate in the GE-PIWAT for each programme separately.
The selection process of the SNAP 2021 exam will comprise three steps i.e. Group Exercise (GE), Writing Ability Test (WAT), and Personal Interaction (PI). This process is common for all SNAP colleges. The admission is dependent on SNAP scores, Personal Interview, Group Exercise, the writing ability test as well as the candidate’s profile (previous academic performance, work experience, etc). Preparation of the SNAP final merit list will be based on the weightage parameters given below-
SNAP Exam - Final Merit List Parameters
Test Score (scaled to 50 marks)
Group Exercise (GE)
Personal Interaction (PI)
Writing Ability Test (WAT)
Documents Required at Counselling
- Photo id proof
- Marksheet and certificate of class 11
- Marksheet and certificate of class 12
- Other supporting documents
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question: When will application form of SNAP 2021 be out?
As per SNAP exam date, the application form will be available in the last week of September 2021.
Question: What is SNAP and how is it conducted?
SNAP is a national level entrance test which is conducted by Symbiosis International (Deemed) University to provide admission to candidates in SNAP accepting institutes. SNAP exam 2021 will be conducted in online mode.
Question: Is there any negative marking in SNAP?
As per the exam pattern of SNAP 2021, each wrong answer will attract 25% negative marks for candidates.
Question: What is the eligibility criteria to appear for SNAP 2021?
As per the SNAP 2021 eligibility criteria candidate must have completed graduation with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.
Question: Is there any age criteria to apply for SNAP 2021?
There is no age criteria to apply for SNAP 2021.
Question: What are the important topics for SNAP 2021?
Aspirants must know the SNAP 202! syllabus before appearing for the examination. As per the previous year question paper candidates can know the important topics for SNAP 2021 section-wise in the table below:
Syllabus of SNAP 2021
Analytical and Logical Reasoning
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
Question: What are the details required for SNAP 2021 mock test?
While appearing for SNAP 2021 mock test candidates must have SNAP ID and password, without which candidates will not be able to appear for SNAP 2021.
Question: How is SNAP 2021 cutoff computed?
SNAP 2021 cutoff is released considering the various factors such as:
Reservation policy of SIU campuses
The difficulty level of exam
Total number of applicants and number of seats offered
Previous years cutoff trends
Question: What is SNAP selection process 2021?
Candidates who will have a valid score in SNAP 2021 exam will be shortlisted for the selection process of SNAP 2021 which will consist of the following rounds:
- Group Exercise - Personal Interview
- Written Ability Test
Question: What are the components of final merit list?
The final merit list of SNAP 2021 is released by considering the following components:
- SNAP Score (out of 150, scaled down to 50 marks)
- Group Exercise (GE)
- Personal Interaction (PI)
- Writing Ability Test (WAT)
Question: When will the SNAP 2021 exam be conducted?
Symbiosis will conduct the SNAP 2020 examination across 94 cities in India.
Question: Can candidates get a chance to change mistakes in SNAP 2021 application form?
Once the online payment of exam is done, no change in name, category, date of birth, test city will be accepted by exam authorities.
Question: When will SNAP 2021 admit card released by Symbiosis International (Deemed) University?
The admit card of SNAP will be available in online mode tentatively in the first week of December 20122.
Question: When should test takers expect the SNAP result 2021?
SIU will release SNAP 2021 result tentatively in the third week of January 2021.
Question: If any one of the candidates cleared SNAP exam 2021, is it necessary to appear in GE, PI & WAT?
Yes, it is mandatory for the qualified candidates to appear for all the group exercises which includes GE, PI & WAT. Then only they will be eligible to take admission to any PG course of Symbiosis International University (SIU).
Questions related to SNAP
How many merit lists are released by SIOM Nashik
7th list out of SIOM Nashik.
The shortlisted candidates list for IP is out now. Candidates can check the IP shortlisted list under login portal at siu.ishinfo.com. Login ID and password are required to check the list and for slot booking, call letter. Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management is offering MBA (Operations Management). Interested candidates must firstregister and appear in SNAP exam .
I have scored 92.14 %ile in snap 2020-21 and gepiwat went average. I have work ex of 39 months. Chances of converting SIOM nashik??
Yes, I believe having a percentile of 92.14 in SNAP 2021, and an average GD-PI/WAT, besides having a strong profile with a work experience of 39 months, you still have fair chances in securing admission at SIOM Nashik. Trust your Preparation and hope for the best.
For more information about SIOM Nashik do follow the link below
i got 70 any chance to get college in mass communications
As per the details mentioned by you, your query is not clear. Please mention more details of the institute and the examination in which you appeared and get 70 marks. Please elaborate your question and feel free to ask your doubts here for quick resolution of your query. The cut off depends upon the number of seats available, the difficulty level of paper and number of candidates writing the examination. And, hence varies every year depending on these factors.
I want to know about xat, snap and nmat exam.
Xavier Aptitute Test (XAT) is the admission test for admission to MBA/PGDM program in XLRI and other top MBA colleges.
SNAP is a postgraduate entrance examination conducted by Symbiosis International University for admission into the 28 programme offered at its 16 institutes.
NMAT is a national level MBA entrance test conducted for admission to NMIMS University and other reputed B-Schools in India.
Hope it helps.
I got 94.5 percentile in SNAP. Can I get a call from scmhrd pune?
If we analyze the last yea cutoff your SYMBIOSIS CENTRE FOR MANAGEMENT & HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT(SCMHRD) chances are less SCMHRD is expected to have a cutoff of 97-98 percentile. But don’t get your hopes down, as there may be variations in the percentile required for calls, this year. SCMHRD is a fantastic college full of brilliant students with both work experience and freshers. For more information you can visit the following link.