IBSAT 2018 Result

SNAP 2018 is a National level entrance exam which is conducted by the Symbiosis International Univeristy. The registration for SNAP 2018 has been started from August 28, 20188 onwards. The candidates register by accessing the direct link given on this page. The exam is scheduled to be held on December 16, 2018. The SNAP score is used for admission in MBA programme in various Institutes of Symbiosis International University such as Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research, etc.

However, this year, there is a change in the exam pattern. The candidates will now have to solve two type of questions – Normal and Special type of questions. SNAP is a computer-based test and the duration of the test is 120 minutes. Check more details about SNAP 2018 entrance exam from this page.

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SNAP 2018

One of the Institutes in Symbiosis International University is Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM). This Institute offers admission in MBA and MBA (Innovation and Entrepreneurship) programs. Also, SIBM has been ranked number #18 in the best management institutes as per NIRF 2018 Ranking.

SNAP 2018 Exam Date: The complete schedule for SNAP 2018 is given in the table below.

SNAP 2018 Important Dates
Online registration starts from 28 Aug 2018
Last date to register online 26 Nov 2018
Issuance of Admit Card 01 Dec 2018
SNAP 2018 exam date 16 Dec 2018
Declaration of Result 02nd week of Jan 2019

For more detailed information, refer to the quick links available below.

Courses Offered Through SNAP 2018

The MBA Program is offered at the following Institutes of Symbiosis International University:

Sr. No. Name of the Institute Name of the Program
1 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM, Pune)
  • MBA
  • MBA (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)
2 Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR, Pune) MBA (Information Technology)
3 Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD, Pune)
  • MBA
  • MBA (Infrastructure Management)
  • MBA (Business Analytics)
4 Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB, Pune)
  • MBA (International Business)
  • MBA (Agri Business)
  • MBA (Energy & Environment)
5 Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM, Pune) MBA (Telecom Management)
6 Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS, Pune) MBA
7 Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune (SIMC, Pune) MBA (Communication Management)
8 Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management, Nashik (SIOM, Nashik) MBA (Operations Management)
9 Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT, Pune)
  • MBA (Information Technology Business Management)
  • MBA (Data Sciences and Data Analytics)
10 Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS, Pune) MBA (Hospital & Healthcare Management)
11 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru (SIBM, Bengaluru) MBA
12 Symbiosis School for Media & Communication, Bengaluru (SSMC, Bengaluru) MBA (Communication Management)
13 Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF, Pune) (Formerly Symbiosis School of Banking Management) MBA (Banking and Finance)
14 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad (SIBM, Hyderabad) MBA
15 Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS, Pune) MBA (Sports Management)

SNAP 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Only those who fulfill the eligibility criteria can apply for the SNAP entrance exam. The candidates need to fulfill the eligibility criteria as given below:

  1. Must have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University.
  2. Should have secured a minimum of 50% or equivalent grade in the degree examination (45% in case of SC/ST)
  3. Those who will be appearing for the final year examination are also eligible to apply for the SNAP entrance exam, however, at the time of admission they need to provide the relevant certificates in proof.
  4. A candidate who has completed qualifying qualification from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU) is also eligible to apply for the entrance test.

SNAP 2018 Registration

The registration process for SNAP 2018 has been started. The candidates need to register for the entrance test only by online mode. To register online, you need to enter your personal details, choose the test centers and upload scanned image of your photograph. Once you submit the registration details, you will receive an OTP on the registered mobile number and email id. Lastly, the aspirants have to pay the registration. Remember that once the registration fees is paid, you cannot change the detail in the registration form.

SNAP Exam Fees

The application fees for SNAP 2018 is Rs. 1750- which can be can be paid by online and offline mode.

SNAP 2018 Exam Pattern

SNAP is a computer-based entrance test which will consist of two type of questions – Normal questions and Special Questions. The exam pattern for SNAP has been changed from this year onwards. e multiple choice questions. The total duration of the exam is 02 hours or 120 minutes.

As per the new exam pattern, for Normal questions, you will get MCQ type questions in which you need to choose the correct option from the 04 choices. Whereas, for special questions, each section will have blanks where answers will have to be entered by the candidate by using the virtual keyboard. For example, if a question is “What is the capital of Australia?” The candidate needs to enter the answer as
CANBERRA by using the virtual keyboard.

There are four sections in the entrance exam namely – General English (Reading comprehension, Verbal reasoning, Verbal ability), Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, Current affairs, Analytical & Logical Reasoning. The distribution of questions in SNAP 2018 is given in the table below.

Section Normal Questions Special Questions Total Questions Total Marks
General English: Reading Comprehension,

Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability

30 05 35 40
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 30 05 35 40
Analytical & Logical reasoning 30 05 35 40
Current affairs 20 05 25 40
Total 110 20 130 150

Marking Scheme:

  • Normal Questions carry 1 mark for each question and Special Questions carry 2 marks for each question.
  • There is a negative marking of 25% as well for both Normal and Special Questions.

How Is SNAP different CAT?

One of the major differences between CAT and SNAP is the exam pattern. For example, in the CAT exam, you attempt 100 questions in three hours. Whereas in SNAP you have to solve 150 questions in two hours only. Keeping the differences in mind, you can prepare for the SNAP exam. The SNAP test happens almost a month after the CAT exam, thereby giving you a month’s time to revise it.

SNAP 2018 Syllabus

The next important tip for preparing for the entrance exam is to know the syllabus for the test. You must prepare for the SNAP exam as per the syllabus given below.

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning Quantitative Ability or Mathematics General Awareness
Reading Comprehension Interpretation and Analysis of Data Number systems Current Affairs
Verbal Reasoning Text Interpretation Geometry Politics
Syllogisms Tables Trigonometry Sports
Analogies Graphs (line, area) Probability Science
Antonyms and Synonyms Charts (column, bar, pie) Permutation combination Economics
Fill in the blanks Venn Diagram Algebra History
Sentence Corrections Calendars Mensuration Books
Idioms Clocks Time and work Geography
Jumbled Passage Binary Logic LCM & HCF
Meaning-Usage Match Seating arrangement Averages
Summary Questions Blood Relations Percentages
Facts-Inferences-Judgments Coding & Decoding Profit and Loss
Logical sequence Quadratic and linear equations
Data structure
Assumption
Premise
Conclusion
Linear and Matrix Arrangements

How to Prepare for SNAP 2018

There are total four sections available in the SNAP exam. The sections have their own weightage of marks. So according to that weightage, there are some tips for these individual sections given below.

  1. Quantitative Ability / Data Interpretation / Data Sufficiency: For this section, the candidates will have to prepare some common topics like Profit & Loss, Averages and Mixtures, Ratio & Proportions, Time Speed Distance etc. The candidates should be focused towards this section.
  2. General English: There will be the topics like Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability. So for this section, the candidates will need to improve their vocabulary. If the candidate will get the command in the vocabulary section, then it will be very easy for the candidates to score well in this section. The understanding of the grammar is really very important for the candidates. There will be more questions related to Grammar and Vocab. Then there will be the questions related to Reading Comprehension. These both topics will be very helpful for the RC also.
  3. Analytical & Logical Reasoning: There will be the questions related to the verbal and non-verbal reasoning in this section. More practice will be required for this section. If the candidates will have good logical thinking, then that will be an added advantage for them. Majorly asked questions will be from Number Series, Coding-Decoding, Blood Relation, Analogy, Sitting Arrangement, Puzzles and Picture Reasoning etc. So if the candidate will cover these topics then they could be able to get good marks.
  4. General Awareness: This is the most difficult section for most of the candidates. For this section, the candidates will have to start preparing as early as possible because this section can never be improved instantly. The candidate will have to prepare it with great patience. This section will not have any specific syllabus so it is very vast to prepare. The best way to prepare this section is to read Newspapers, Articles related to politics/movies/science, Current Affairs etc.

How to Prepare GK for SNAP 2018 Exam?

SNAP is one of the few MBA entrance exams that have a section dedicated to general knowledge and current affairs. To prepare for it, first take a look at what sort of questions are asked in it:

  • Static GK
  • Current affairs

Until 2016, the paper was dominated by questions on static GK, and there were fewer questions of current affairs. But last year’s paper analysis shows that there was an equal number of static GK and current affairs questions. The questions that came on static GK were on personalities, business awareness, sports. Whereas questions on current affairs were on science and technology, awards, geography.

Focus on last 2 years current affairs.

SNAP 2018 Test Preparation Books

You can check the list of to book to prepare for SNAP and to score good marks.

Name of the Book Name of the Author Buy Here
MAP the SNAP Symbiosis National Aptitude Test Arihant Click Here to buy
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension Arun Sharma and Meenakshi Upadhyay Click Here to buy
SNAP Simplified Disha Publications Click Here to buy
Target SNAP (GK) Disha Publications Click Here to buy
SNAP Guide Ramesh Publication House Click Here to buy

SNAP 2018 Admit Card

The admit card of SNAP 2018 will be available online at the website, snaptest.org. The SNAP Admit Card shall be available for download a week or two before the exam. Those who will successfully register for the exam will be issued the admit card. The applicants can download the SNAP 2018 Hall Ticket/ Admit Card by entering details such as Snap ID, Password.

The SNAP Admit Card 2018 consist of basic information about the exam such as its date, timings and address of the exam venue. It is important that the candidate should carry the print out of the admit card on the day of the examination. Along with the Admit Card, the candidate also needs to carry a valid id proof.

SNAP 2018 Exam Centres

Symbiosis will conduct SNAP 2018 in 92 cities. The list of cities where the exam takes place are:

Agra Hisar Raipur
Ahmedabad Hooghly Rajkot
Ajmer Hubli Ranchi
Allahabad Hyderabad Roorkee
Ahmednagar Indore Rourkela
Amravati Jabalpur Shillong
Ambala Jaipur Siliguri
Anand Jalandhar Surat
Aurangabad Jammu Thiruvananthapuram
Bengaluru Jamshedpur Thrissur
Bareilly Jodhpur Udaipur
Bhilai Kakinada Vadodara
Bhopal Kanpur Varanasi
Bhubaneswar Kolhapur Vijayawada
Chandigarh Kolkata Visakhapatnam
Chennai Kozhikode Vizianagaram
Coimbatore Kurnool Aligarh
Cuttack Lucknow Amritsar
Dehradun Kalyan-Dombivli Panipat
Delhi Virar Rohtak
Dhanbad Muzaffarpur Shimla
Dibrugarh Mysuru Belagavi (Belgaum)
Gandhinagar Nagpur Ernakulam-Kochi
Gangtok-Bardang Navi Mumbai Nashik
Ghaziabad Nellore Thane
Greater Noida Noida Kota
Guntur Panjim Howrah
Gurgaon Patiala Durgapur
Guwahati Patna Solapur
Gwalior Pune Kottayam
Ludhiana Bilaspur
Madurai Jhansi
Mangaluru Karnal
Meerut Moradabad
Mohali Port Blair
Mumbai Faridabad

SNAP 2018 Result

The candidates who will appear for the examination will be equally curious about the SNAP 2018 result, that whether they have qualified the examination or not. To know that on which format the result will be updated the candidate can check in this section when the result will be declared, so the candidates who are willing to apply for SNAP 2018 should bookmark this article.

SNAP 2018 Cut Off

The fifteen Symbiosis institutes which do MBA admission on basis of SNAP scores set individual cut-offs. The most frequently asked question on cut off is: Does SNAP have sectional SNAP 2018 cut off?

While there is no mention of sectional cut off in Symbiosis MBA admission process, it is better to pay equal attention to each section to leverage chances of admission.

Here is a brief overview of SNAP cut off.

Name of the Institute Previous Year Cut off Expected Cut off
SIBM Pune 98 96
SIBM Bengaluru 90 88
SCMHRD 97 95
SIIB Pune 93 92

Fee Structure For Admission After SNAP 2018

The Fee Structure for various institutes which accepts SNAP Result is given in the table below, The fee structure is as per last year’s information and will be updated if there is any change.

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management – Pune (SIBM, Pune)

Programme Fees For (Indian Students) Amount (in Rs.)
Academic Fees (Per Annum) 8,53,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) 20,000
Programme Fees For MBA – I & E (Indian Students) Amount (in Rs.)
Academic Fees (Per Annum) 6,60,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) 20,000
Programme Fees For MBA – I & E (International Students) Amount ( USD equivalent to INR)
Academic Fees (Per Annum) 12,80,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) 20,000
Administrative Fees (Non Refundable 40,000
Programme Fees For MBA I & E (International Students) Amount ( USD equivalent to INR)
Academic Fees (Per Annum) 9,90,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) 20,000
Administrative Fees (Non Refundable 40,000

Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB)

Course Name Particulars Amount in Rs. (For Indian Students) USD equivalent to INR (For International Students)
MBA IB Academic Fees (Per Annum) 6,77,000 10,15,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) 20,000 20,000
Administrative Fees (Non Refundable 40,000
MBA- AB Academic Fees (Per Annum) 5,04,000 7,55,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) 20,000 20,000
Administrative Fees (Non Refundable 40,000
MBA- E & E Academic Fees (Per Annum) 5,28,000 7,90,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) 20,000 20,000
Administrative Fees (Non Refundable 40,000

Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD)

Course Name Particulars Amount in Rs. (For Indian Students) USD equivalent to INR (For International Students)
MBA Academic Fees (Per Annum) 7,21,000 10,85,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) 20,000 20,000
Administrative Fees (Non Refundable 40,000
MBA – Infrastructure Management & Business Analytics Academic Fees (Per Annum) 5,34,000 8,00,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) 20,000 20,000
Administrative Fees (Non Refundable 40,000

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS)

Course Name Particulars Amount in Rs. (For Indian Students) USD equivalent to INR (For International Students)
MBA – Open Defence Academic Fees (Per Annum) 3,74,000 10,15,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) 20,000 20,000
MBA – Study Leave Officer Academic Fees (Per Annum) 1,98,000 7,55,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) 20,000 20,000
MBA – OPEN (Formerly – Industry Sponsored) Academic Fees (Per Annum) 6,22,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) 20,000
Administrative Fees (Non Refundable) 40,00

Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM)

Course Name Particulars Amount in Rs. (For Indian Students) USD equivalent to INR (For International Students)
MBA Academic Fees (Per Annum) 5,50,000 8,25,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) 20,000 20,000
Administrative Fees (Non Refundable) 40,000

Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management, Nashik (SIOM, Nashik)

Course Name Particulars Amount in Rs. (For Indian Students) USD equivalent to INR (For International Students)
MBA Academic Fees (Per Annum) 5,83,000 8,75,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) 20,000 20,000
Administrative Fees (Non Refundable) 40,000

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru (SIBM Bengaluru)

Course Name Particulars Amount in Rs. (For Indian Students) USD equivalent to INR (For International Students)
MBA Academic Fees (Per Annum) 6,99,000 10,50,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) 20,000 20,000
Administrative Fees (Non Refundable) 40,000

Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF)

Course Name Particulars Amount in Rs. (For Indian Students) USD equivalent to INR (For International Students)
MBA – Banking & Finance Academic Fees (Per Annum) 5,78,000 8,70,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) 20,000 20,000
Administrative Fees (Non Refundable) 40,000

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad (SIBM, Hyderabad)

Course Name Particulars Amount in Rs. (For Indian Students) USD equivalent to INR (For International Students)
MBA Academic Fees (Per Annum) 5,72,000 8,60,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) 20,000 20,000
Administrative Fees (Non Refundable) 40,000

Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research (SICSR)

Course Name Particulars Amount in Rs. (For Indian Students) USD equivalent to INR (For International Students)
MBA IT Academic Fees (Per Annum) 3,85,000 5,80,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) 20,000 20,000
Administrative Fees (Non Refundable) 40,000
M. Sc CA Academic Fees (Per Annum) 3,52,000 5,30,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) 20,000 20,000
Administrative Fees (Non Refundable) 40,000
M.Sc. (System Security) Academic Fees (Per Annum) 2,00,000 3,00,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) 20,000 20,000
Administrative Fees (Non Refundable) 40,000

Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT)

Course Name Particulars Amount in Rs. (For Indian Students) USD equivalent to INR (For International Students)
MBA – ITBM & MBA – (Data Science) and (Data Analytics) Academic Fees (Per Annum) 5,23,000 7,85,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) 20,000 20,000
Administrative Fees (Non Refundable) 40,000

Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS)

Course Name Particulars Amount in Rs. (For Indian Students) USD equivalent to INR (For International Students)
MBA – Hospital & Healthcare Management Academic Fees (Per Annum) 3,85,000 5,80,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) 20,000 20,000
Administrative Fees (Non Refundable) 40,000
M. Sc – Medical Technology Academic Fees (Per Annum) 1,65,000 2,50,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) 20,000 20,000
Administrative Fees (Non Refundable) 40,000

Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS)

Course Name Particulars Amount in Rs. (For Indian Students) USD equivalent to INR (For International Students)
Master of Business Administration Academic Fees (Per Annum) 3,25,000 4,90,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) 20,000 20,000
Administrative Fees (Non Refundable) 40,000

Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication (SIMC – Pune)

Course Name Particulars Amount in Rs. (For Indian Students) USD equivalent to INR (For International Students)
MBA – CM Academic Fees (Per Annum) 4,57,000 6,85,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) 35,000 35,000
Administrative Fees (Non Refundable) 40,000
MA (MC) – Journalism Academic Fees (Per Annum) 3,63,000 5,45,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) 35,000 35,000
Administrative Fees (Non Refundable) 40,000
MA (MC) – Audio Visual Academic Fees (Per Annum) 4,13,000 6,20,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) 35,000 35,000
Administrative Fees (Non Refundable) 40,000

Symbiosis School of Media and Communication Bengaluru (SSMC – B)

Course Name Particulars Amount in Rs. (For Indian Students) USD equivalent to INR (For International Students)
MBA – CM Academic Fees (Per Annum) 4,60,000 6,90,000
Institute Deposit (Refundable) 35,000 35,000
Administrative Fees (Non Refundable) 40,000

Information Brochure – Click Here to download the SNAP 2018 Bulletin

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