What is SNAP Exam?
SNAP stands for Symbiosis National Aptitude Online Test. This exam is a mandatory entrance exam for those candidates who wish to take admission in MBA to all the sixteen Symbiosis affiliated Institutes. The university Symbiosis conducts the SNAP entrance test exam every year to shortlist the candidates for the post graduation degree MBA. This year the entrance exam SNAP test will be conducted three times: First, on 20th December 2021, the second test will be held on 6th January 2021 and the third SNAP test will be held on 9th January 2021.
To sit in the SNAP exam, aspirants first need to register for the exam after that they need to register with the Institute for the course in which they are interested.
SNAP 2021 Exam Details
The SNAP entrance exam will be held through ONLINE mode and it conducts three times.
The first date of the SNAP exam test on 20th December 2020
The second and third date of the SNAP entrance exam is 6th and 9th January 2021 respectively
Aspirants can take the SNAP exam 2020 up to two times
The time for all three SNAP exams is from 11 AM to 12 Noon
The SNAP exam will be conducted through the Computer-based test
The application fee for the SNAP exam is Rupees 1750 for each attempt
Admit Card of SNAP 2020 Exam
The admit cards of the SNAP exam has been released on the date 5th December 2020. Candidate can check their admit card from the official website of SNAP. After the successful registration of the SNAP exam, aspirants can direct download their SNAP Hall Ticket before the date of 20th December 2020.
SNAP admit card is the most important document that has to be carried by the candidates on their exam day. Aspirants must have to carry valid and acceptable Identity proof such as:
Government Issued Passport
Voter ID card
On the day of the exam, there will be an authorized person available who will verify and authenticate the candidate’s SNAP Admit card against the ID proof.
Steps To Download The SNAP 2020 Admit Card
To download the admit card aspirants must need to follow some steps:
Aspirants first need to visit the official website of SNAP
On the official website, the candidate needs to click on the link “Download SNAP 2020 Admit Card”
To access the admit card, a candidate needs to enter the valid USER ID and Password
After entering the user Id and password candidate click on the “Submit”
The admit card will appear on the computer screen
Make sure candidate must have to download and also take a print out of the SNAP admit card
SNAP Admit Card 2020 Details
On the SNAP 2020 admit card some details are mentioned, these details are related to the exam and candidate’s information. The information of a candidate are as follows:
Name of the Candidate
Roll number of SNAP exam
Registration number of the candidate
Exam Centre and address
Exam time and exam date
Signature and Photo of the candidate
SNAP 2020 Exam Pattern, Question Paper, Sections
SIU (Symbiosis International University) is located in Pune, this university conducts SNAP exam annually has changed the SNAP exam pattern by just increasing the weightage & reducing the number of questions. In the year 2017, SNAP changed its exam pattern format in which computer based test from an earlier paper based test. In 2018, the SNAP exam pattern was again changed in this pattern the introduction of special questions. changed And, again in 2019 the structure of SNAP changed with a number of questions. In the year 2020, the SNAP exam structure has been changed again due to the Corona Virus-19 Pandemic.
SNAP Exam Pattern 2020
The SNAP mode of examination is Computer Based.
The time duration of the SNAP exam is 60 minutes
In the exam, there are fill in the blanks and multiple choice questions
The total number of questions for the exam is 60
There are three number of sections in the question paper
The total marks of the question are 60
There is also negative marking in the question paper, which means 25% marks will be cut for every wrong answer.
SNAP 2020 Exam Pattern
There are 15 questions in General English. In general English there are verbal reasoning, reading comprehensions, and verbal ability topics will cover. The total mark of this question paper is 51.
Another subject of the exam is Analytical and logical reasoning and there is 25 question paper available. The total marks of the question paper are 54.
The third subject of the question paper is Quantitative Data Sufficiency and Data Interpretation and 20 questions available in the exam of this subject. The total marks of that question paper is 45.
Syllabus of SNAP 2020 Exam
The SNAP syllabus is divided into three sections: one is General English, the second is Analytical & Logical Reasoning, and the third is Quantitative, Data Interpretation, and Data Sufficiency.
General English Topics
Fill in the blanks, Reading Comprehensions, Para jumbles, Odd one out, Sentence Correction, Synonyms and Antonyms, Idioms, Vocabulary based.
Quantitative, Data Sufficiency, and Data Interpretation Topics
Geometry, Arithmetic, Algebra, Venn Diagrams, Graphs and Charts, Number System, Modern Mathematics, and many more topics
Analytical and Logical Reasoning Topics
Puzzles, Critical Reasoning, Arrangements, Sequences and Series, Syllogisms, Coding and Decoding, Blood Relations, etc.
Admission Process of SNAP Exam 2020
There are 16 MBA Institutes available which conducts common SNAP entrance exam test for admission in MBA 2021. Aspirants who wish to take admission in MBA Symbiosis Institutes then they first need to go through with SNAP registration process. Candidates can apply for the exam by just paying 1000 rupees for every attempt.
Candidates who want to join the MBA/ MSc (SS)/ MSc (CA) course, then first need to appear for the SNAP entrance exam 2020. To appear for the SNAP 2020 exam, the student has to register in two places, one registers for the SNAP entrance test and the second is to register for the institute in which they want to get admission by just paying the registration fee. If any candidate shortlisted for the program, then he or she would need to attend the GE- PIWAT process and this process is conducted by the selected Symbiosis institute individually. Aspirants can complete their exam registration and Institute program registration process on the same portal.
Symbiosis MBA SNAP Colleges
Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD), Pune
Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB), Pune
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Banglore
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune
Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM), Nashik
Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM), Pune
Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research (SICSR), Pune
Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS), Pune
Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication (SIMC), Pune
Symbiosis Centre of Information Technology (SCIT), Pune
Symbiosis School for Media & Communication (SSMC), Bangalore
Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SCIT), Pune
Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF), Pune
Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS), Pune
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune
How to do preparation for the SNAP 2020 Exam?
The preparation for SNAP 2020 exam is easy and candidates can start it at their home. There are some points that are listed below to do preparation for the exam.
Aspirants can check the previous year question paper and SNAP exam pattern. Before starting preparation for the SNAP exam, the candidate must be aware of the SNAP 2020 exam pattern.
Candidate must read to complete SNAP syllabus and also read the subjects and important topics.
To start the preparation candidate need to choose the best books.
Aspirants must plan their SNAP preparation time and must have to learn how they can prepare for the SNAP exam in 6 months or 3 months.
Aspirants try to solve the previous year's question papers.
They need to learn a strategy on how they can get 95+ marks on the first attempt.
Answer Key of SNAP Exam 2021
The answer key of SNAP exam will be released by the Symbiosis International University two to three days when the exam is over. In the 2021 year, the SNAP exam date was on 13 December and it is expected the university will release its answer key on 16th December. Candidates can download the answer key from the official website with the help of a SNAP login ID and Password. In case, any candidate dispute any question then they go with the objection form.
Frequently Asked Questions and Answer
Is the SNAP exam has GK?
No, the SNAP exam does not have GK. The exam pattern of SNAP has three sections- Analytical and logical reasoning, General English, and Quantitative Data sufficiency and Data Interpretation.
How a candidate can register for the SNAP exam 2021?
Candidates first need to register them as a new user on the official website with the help of to fill their personal details.
Aspirants need to make payment 1750 payment to register them on the official website.
Aspirants also need to register them MBA programs of their preferred Symbiosis Institutes.
This candidate needs to submit the application fee for MBA programs.
Has an MBA from Symbiosis is good?
The SIBN Pune and all Symbiosis institutes provide 100% placements to their students. The starting packages start from 20 to 21 lacs per annum.
Is Symbiosis accepting the CAT Score?
No, CAT is not applicable for the Symbiosis Institute because Symbiosis accept the qonly SNAP score. If any candidate wants to get admission, then they appear for the SNAP exam.
How does the SNAP exam cut off works?
The cut off for the SNAP exam is based on the minimum marks which is required to secure a seat in the colleges under the symbiosis group of institutes.
What is the best way to start preparing for SNAP?
The best way to start the preparation for the SNAP exam is to start with the basics of the complexity gradually.
How many students appear for the exam, every year?
SNAP exam is the most popular competitive exam in India. More than 90,000 students register and attempt for the SNAP exam.