SNAP 2017 to be conducted on December 17 in computer based mode; Application begins from August 10
The Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) 2017 has been announced by Symbiosis International University (SIU) on August 10 with major changes. The test will be conducted in a computer-based mode for the first time but the test pattern will remain the same, SNAP officials said. The application process for the test has started from August 10, 2017. The last date of application and fee payment is November 24, 2017. The computer-based SNAP will be conducted on Sunday, December 17, 2017, from 2 pm to 4 pm. SNAP officials are in talks with various online testing agencies for conducting the exam in computer-based mode. “We are in talks with various online testing agencies to finalise the testing partner for the first ever computer-based SNAP,” mentioned a SNAP official. With the change in testing mode, the number of test cities has also been increased from 32 to 102.
Dr Rajani Gupte, Vice-Chancellor, SIU, says, “SNAP 2017 going online enhances access, is environmentally friendly, and aligns with the Prime Minister’s vision of Digital India! The process is now also more secure due to the introduction of biometric registration. I am sure aspiring students will be happy with this initiative.”
Dr R. Raman, Director, Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM) also pointed out that, “From just 32 cities, we now have the examination centres at 102 cities across the country. Printing heaps of question papers will now be history as computer screens will be displaying SNAP 2017 questions for the aspirants. Going online for SNAP is a part of the Go Green initiative of Symbiosis International University.”
SNAP is a national level MBA entrance exam conducted by Symbiosis International University, Pune for admission to 15 SNAP participating institutes affiliated with the University.
SNAP 2017: Know the key changes
SNAP 2017 has undergone important changes compared to last year in terms of test mode, application fee, selection of test cities and number of test cities. Take a look at the changes below.
SNAP 2017 Vs SNAP 2016
Mode of test
Application fee payment through cash
Separate programme fee
Selection of cities during application process
Number of test cities
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SNAP 2017 Important Dates
SNAP 2017 application start date
August 10, 2017
Last date of application and fee payment
November 24, 2017
Release of Admit Card
December 1, 2017
SNAP 2017 exam
December 17, 2017, from 2 pm to 4 pm
Declaration of result
December 28, 2017
SNAP 2017 Exam Pattern
Although the mode of test has been switched to online mode, the SNAP exam pattern will remain the same as last year. The duration of the exam will be two hours and the total number of questions is 150. The questions are multiple choice objective type carrying four options. Each question carries one mark and there is negative marking of 25 per cent allotted marks for each wrong answer. The table below brings to you the paper structure.
SNAP Test Structure
Number of Questions
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
Analytical & Logical Reasoning
The application fee has increased from Rs. 1500 to Rs. 1750. The registration and application procedure is completely online. Application fee can be paid either through Net Banking, Credit/Debit Card or through Demand Draft.
This year, applicants can select three cities instead of one in order of preference. According to SIU, request to change test cities will not be accepted once candidates have paid the application fee. The SNAP exam centre details will be mentioned on the Admit Card.
Applicants have to upload scanned passport size photograph not older than three months. The information filled on the SNAP 2017 application form must be accurate as there would be no scope to update the information once the application process is completed.
SNAP Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria for SNAP 2017 is stated as below:
Candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised institute/university with at least 50 per cent aggregate marks.
Candidate belonging to SC/ST category should have a minimum of 45 per cent aggregate marks at the graduation level.
All foreign degrees/qualifications should be verified from SIU by the candidate before seeking admission to any programme of SIU.
Final year graduation students are also eligible to apply for SNAP 2017. However, they must complete their degree with requisite aggregate percentage or equivalent CGPA at the time of admission.
After the result of SNAP 2017, candidates will be shortlisted by the participating institutes on the basis of SNAP cutoff and subsequent selection procedure of SNAP. The selection rounds comprise of Group Exercise, Writing Ability Test and Personal Interview rounds.
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Whats official information about CAT 2020, NMAT 2020, SNAP 2020, CMAT 2021 and XAT 2021 ? When will they happen and what are the changes they are bringing this year ? #MBA
MBA is a two year postgraduate program offered by many management institutes in India. The admission to these colleges are made on the basis of different entrance exams. Following is a tentative date for conduct of various MBA entrance exam for your reference:
- Common Admission Test (CAT)- November 29, 2020
- Maharashtra MBA Common Entrance Test- March 2021
- Common Management Admission Test (CMAT)- January 2021
- Xavier Aptitude Test- January 2021
- Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Test -December 13, 2020
- NMAT by Graduate Management Admission Council - Oct 4 to Dec 17, 2020
- TISS-NET- January 10, 2021
- MICAT - December 5, 2020 to January 23, 2021
- IRMASAT - February 2021
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What is the SNAP cut off for *mba in infrastructure management at SCMHRD*? Does SCMHRD acceot freshers for MBA in IM? (i am a civil engineering student)
Cutoffs for SCMHRD, infrastructure management course is 95 percentile in entrance exam SNAP.
Yes, freshers are also eligible to apply.
Basic eligibility is just that you have to be graduated in any field either btech or any other course from a recognised university.
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Is there any entrance exam for symbiosis college of arts and commerce pune Bcom, snap is for mba.
Symbiosis college of arts and commerce conducts no entrance exams for admission to bcom courses.
Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce offers various disciplines in B.A. and B. Com for students who have applied for under graduation. Students can specialize in economics, English or psychology in Bachelor of Arts.
They can also study cost accounting, banking and financial systems, Business entrepreneurship, Business Communication or Marketing Management in Bachelor of commerce.
Students must have qualified 10+2 from CBSE or any other recognized board to apply for under graduation and admission would be solely based on merit and seats availability.
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Hi, symbiosis college of arts and commerce pune for bcom does not have any entrance exam, snap test is for mba not for bcom?
Symbiosis College for Arts and Commerce Pune doesn't conducts any entrance examination for admissions in B.Com course. Admission to this course is being carries out on the basis of board marks only after an online application.
SNAP stands for Symbiosis National Aptitude Test and is being carried out for admission to the MBA programmes in the Symbiosis colleges.
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