SNAP 2018 Overview

Reena Saini Updated On: 06 May, 2019 01:11 IST

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About SNAP 2018

Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Test is a national-level management entrance examination, conducted by Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune. SNAP is held in online mode and it is mandatory for candidates to take this exam if they wish to get admission in any of the 15 Symbiosis B-schools affiliated to Symbiosis International University (SIU). Earlier, the exam was conducted in an offline mode (pen-paper based), but now, the conducting authorities have moved away with the conventional pen-paper based exam and have introduced the exam in an online mode. SNAP can be attempted only once a year by MBA applicants. For 2018, the exam will be conducted on 16th December 2018.

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SNAP 2018 Eligibility Criteria

SNAP 2018 Eligibility Criteria are laid down by Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune every year. The Eligibility Criteria of SNAP includes requirements that candidates must fulfill before applying for the SNAP exam. Those who wish to take SNAP 2018, must go through the eligibility criteria in detail before filling the 2018 SNAP Application Form or registering for the exam.

Candidates who fail to meet the SNAP Eligibility Criteria 2018 will not be permitted to appear for the entrance exam. Besides checking the eligibility criteria for SNAP ...

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SNAP 2018 Syllabus

Candidates should know the detailed SNAP 2018 syllabus in order to crack the entrance exam. Every year, SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is conducted by Symbiosis International University (SIU) for aspirants who wish to take admission in management courses (MBA) offered by the participating institutions of Symbiosis International University. For 2018, the SNAP exam dates are yet to be announced.

SNAP is a university level exam, which can be taken by all the MBA aspirants. Conducted in online mode in 102 ...

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SNAP 2018 Exam Pattern

It is extremely important for candidates to have a detailed understanding of the SNAP 218 Exam Pattern in order to prepare for the exam. Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune holds the Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) every year for management aspirants. It is an opportunity for such candidates to get admission in 150 Symbiosis Business schools. The SNAP test scores are valid in all the institutes under SIU.

Symbiosis International University (SIU) has changed SNAP 2018 Exam Pattern yet again ...

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SNAP 2018 Exam Analysis

SNAP 2018 was conducted on 16th December 2018 between 2 pm to 4 pm for all the candidates who had applied for the exam. SNAP 2018 turned out to be easier in comparison to the exams conducted in the last two years. Talking about the section-wise difficulty level, Quantitative Aptitude and General English turned out to be easy, although there were long RC passages in the English section. The section on Logical & Analytical Reasoning was also easier compared to ...

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SNAP 2018 Preparation Tips

SNAP 2018 exam can be predictable if you've been following the SNAP previous years' question papers. All the questions in SNAP 2018 exam across various sections are based on the SNAP 2018 syllabus prescribed by the exam authority, Symbiosis Deemed University. Compared to other management entrance exams, SNAP 2018 pattern is different, and the candidates can score better with extensive preparation. Despite being one of the toughest management entrance exams, SNAP 2018 can be cracked with a sensible preparation strategy ...

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SNAP 2018 Participating Colleges

Candidates appearing for SNAP 2018 test can apply for any of the following 15 participating B-schools for admission to their MBA programmes. There are 15 institutes affiliated to Symbiosis International University (SIU) that accept SNAP 2018 scores.

SNAP 2018 will be conducted on 16th December in online mode and the result is expected to be released in the 2nd week of January. After the announcement of the result, the SNAP participating institutes 2018 will release their individual cut-offs and shortlist the candidates ...

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SNAP 2018 Result

The SNAP 2018 has been released on 10th January 2019. Candidates can view their results on the official website of SNAP. The result has been announced in the form of a scorecard, which includes section-wise, scaled scores and rank obtained in SNAP 2018. Candidates can view their scorecard using User ID and Password. 

Based on the SNAP result, the participating institutes of SIU shortlists candidates for pre-admission rounds such as Group Exercise, Personal Interview, and Written Ability Test (GE-PIWAT). Once this selection process is over ...

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SNAP 2018 Selection Process

The selection procedure of SNAP 2018 will start after the announcement of the result. The official schedule for SNAP 2018 selection process will be released shortly at As part of the SNAP 2018 selection process, participating institutes of SNAP follow two steps after the exam is conducted. While taking the exam is the first step, the next step is appearing for either Group Exercise (GE), Writing Ability Test (WAT) or Personal Interaction (PI) round.

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SNAP 2018 Cut-Off

Once the SNAP results 2018 are announced, all the institutes affiliated to SIU that offer management courses will announce their cut-off lists in order to shortlist candidates for further admission rounds, which will include Group Exercise, Personal Interview, and Written Ability Test. SNAP 2018 is scheduled to be conducted in the third week of December and the result of SNAP is expected to be released in the fourth week of December for the candidates who appear for the entrance exam ...

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Best Books for SNAP 2018

As you prepare for SNAP 2018, the first step is to pick up the right study material. Apart from being familiar with the SNAP exam pattern, and various other details related to the exam, candidates must know what books they should study in order to cover all the important topics.

There are plenty of books available in the market for SNAP preparation, and candidates should know what all books they need to pick in order to keep their preparation ...

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SNAP 2018 Admit Card (Released)

Symbiosis International University (SIU) has issued SNAP 2018 admit card for all the candidates who've successfully applied for the exam. The admit card for SNAP 2018 can be accessed on the official website ( Candidates must note that no hard copy of the SNAP admit card will be sent to them via post. Therefore, candidates must download and print the admit card by entering their SNAP User ID and Password.

SNAP 2018 admit card mentions all the exam related details ...

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How to Apply for SNAP 2018

The application process for SNAP started on August 20 and will end on November 26, 2018. SNAP exam by Symbiosis International University (SIU) is going to be conducted on 16th December 2018 across 92 cities. Candidates who are planning to appear for MBA entrance exams in order to enroll in the 2019-21 batch can consider appearing for SNAP 2018 also for admission to top management institutes such as SIBM Pune, SIMS Pune, SCMHRD Pune, SIIB Pune, SIOM Nashik etc.

Candidates must ensure that they fulfill the eligibility ...

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SNAP 2018 Mock Test

Taking the SNAP 2018 mock test will help you identify your level of preparation before appearing for the entrance exam. The Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) test is a national-level management entrance examination, which is conducted in online mode for the candidates. By practicing mock tests regularly, candidates get a brief idea about their strengths and weaknesses. 

Another advantage of taking mock tests is that candidates get a better understanding of the paper pattern and marking scheme of the examination ...

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SNAP 2018 Answer Key (Released)

SNAP 2018 Answer Key has been released for the exam conducted on 16th December 2018. The SNAP entrance exam is conducted for admission to all institutes affiliated to Symbiosis International Deemed University. Basis the answer keys, test takers can compare their answers with the responses in the answer key and estimate their scores. The answer key of SNAP displays the correct answers to all the questions asked in the entrance exam. 

The University (SIU) has now released the official ...

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SNAP Coaching Institutes

Many SNAP coaching institutes have sprung up in almost every major city in India to help the management aspirants crack the Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP). SNAP is a management entrance exam that is conducted on a national basis for the candidates aspiring to join MBA and masters programs offered by Symbiosis International University. For an advanced level of preparation, it is important for the candidates aiming to crack SNAP this year to opt for coaching from a renowned and ...

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About SNAP Conducting Body

Symbiosis International University (SIU) is a private co-educational, multi-institutional university, which has official recognition from the UGC and the AICTE. The University was established in the state of Pune, in Maharashtra, India. The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has conferred an 'A' grade to the university. SIU has 28 academic institutions spread over ten locations across:

Hyderabad Noida Bangalore Nasik

In Pune, SIU has multiple campuses at:

Lavale Senapati Bapat Road Viman Nagar
Kirkee Model Colony Hinjewadi


SNAP 2018 Important Dates

Events Dates
Registration Process Starts Date 28th August 2018
Registration Process End Date 28th November 2018 (extended)
Admit Card Publication Date 1st December 2018
SNAP Online Test 2018 Date 16th December 2018
SNAP Result Date 2nd week of January 2019

SNAP 2018 Exam Centres

SNAP 2018 Test is going to be held in 92 cities all over India. A candidate has the option of choosing three preferences of test cities from the following table.















Navi Mumbai






Noida-G Noida-Gaziabad






Panjim - Mapusa































Chandigarh - Mohali















Delhi - Gurugram





















Contact Details

Symbiosis Test Secretariat,

Symbiosis International University,

Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi, District: Pune - 412115

Phone: 020-39116226 / 27 |

Tele Fax: 020-39116228 

Whatsapp No.: 7709328908


For Technical Queries: 044-40492210/11/26182161


1. What is SNAP?

SNAP is a mandatory test for admission into postgraduate courses in Institutes of Symbiosis International University (SIU). This aptitude test is the first step and is followed by other selection procedures. 

2. Is the institute NAAC accredited? 

Symbiosis International (Deemed University) of which SCIT is a Constituent has been awarded Grade A by NAAC in January 2009.

3. What is the difference between the SCIT MBA programmes and MCA? 

SCIT MBA programs and MCA are different. SCIT MBA in Information Technology Business Management (ITBM) is a 2-year residential Post Graduate Degree Programme, which aims at developing management professionals for IT Businesses and its specialised streams. The programme builds Management skills and reinforces IT skills to create Leaders, Managers & Entrepreneurs in IT products & services domain. This programme also enables students to gain in-depth knowledge of the niche areas of IT Businesses. MCA is a 3-year course, Masters in Computer Applications offered by some Universities.

4. When is it conducted? 

It is usually conducted in the month of December. The 2018 SNAP entrance test date is yet to be announced. Stay tuned!

Important Dates

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SNAP 2018 Important Events Dates
Registration Date 28 Aug to 28 Nov, 2018
Admit Card Date 01 Dec, 2018
Exam Date 16 Dec, 2018
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