SNAP 2019 – Symbiosis International University conducts the SNAP test for granting admission for pursuing MBA. The SNAP 2019 exam date is December 15, 2019. Also, appear for the SNAP 2019 mock test available below. The Symbiosis National Aptitude Online Test (SNAP) is a University level test conducted for admission in MBA / MSc (CA) / MSc (SS) Programs. SNAP 2019 exam is conducted in online mode Once the entrance exam is over, the qualified students will attend the GE-PI /WAT process conducted by each of the institutes individually. Check more details on the SNAP exam 2019 from this page.
Latest: SNAP 2019 Admit Card released, click here to download.
The SNAP test is a gateway to two of the top MBA schools in India, The college where every student wants to grab a seat are SIBM and SCMHRD. Whereas there are other 15 Symbiosis management institutes for which SNAP test is necessary. Therefore, check the schedule for SNAP 2019 below.
|SNAP 2019||Imp. Dates|
|Online registration commences||16 Aug 2019|
26 Nov 2019
|SNAP 2019 Admit card availablity||02 Dec 2019|
|SNAP 2019 exam date||15 Dec 2019|
|Declaration of Result||10 Jan 2020|
For more information, refer to the quick links below.
SNAP 2019 Admit Card
The Admit card for the SNAP will be available online only. Firstly, all the candidates will need the registration id and password to download the SNAP Admit card. Moreover, aspirants have to paste the recent colored passport size photograph on the admit card. Most importantly carry SNAP 2019 hall ticket and photo identity proof on the examination day to prove your identity. After the examination, keep the admit card safe for use in the further GE-PIWAT rounds. No duplicate card will be issued to candidates, in case it is lost. Aspirants must ensure they make travel arrangements priorly to avoid any rush on the examination day.
Important things to carry on exam day
- Print out of SNAP 2019 admit card
- At least one original id prrof
- One passport size photograph
SNAP 2019 Exam Pattern Changed
The university has released the exam pattern for SNAP 2019. However, there is a major change in the exam pattern i.e extra 5 special questions (each carries 2 marks) in Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency is provided also the total no of questions is reduced to 110. Also, the current affairs section has been eliminated. Therefore, check the overview of the exam, marking Scheme and the section-wise distribution of questions as well.
Overview of the exam
- Mode of Examination – online (Computer-based test)
- Language of paper – English
- Duration of Test – 120 Minutes (2 hours)
- Total number of questions- 105 and + 5 special Questions
- Type of Questions – Objective Type (MCQs)
- Sections- 03
Negative Marking – There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer.
Section-wise Distribution of Marks
- General English – Each question carries 1.5 marks
- Analytical & Logical reasoning – Each question carries 1.5 marks
- Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency – Normal question carries 1 mark whereas +2 marks of each Special question shall be awarded.
Section-wise distribution of questions
|Section||No. of ques||Total marks|
|Analytical & Logical reasoning||36||54|
|Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency||35|
(+5 special ques.)
SNAP Previous Years Question papers
Aspirants must solve previous years question paper as it gives you a wholesome idea of the exam pattern and the type of question coming in the exam. Practice from the previous year question papers and check your string and week points. After that, analyze the questions and the answers. Download SNAP previous years paper from the below:
|SNAP Exam Year||Download here|
|2014||Click here to download|
|2013||Click here to download|
|2012||Click here to download|
|2011||Click here to download|
|2010||Click here to download|
|2009||Click here to download|
|2008||Click here to download|
SNAP 2019 Mock Test
All the students who are appearing for SNAP 2019 must give the Mock test. Doing so will make a big difference in your preparation. Therefore, we are providing the facilities of SNAP 2019 Mock tests on this page. Moreover, with the help of the mock tests, you can easily understand the pattern of the exam and prepare accordingly. Basically, the mock test is the sample paper of the exam that you appeared for. After preparing for the exam, click on the direct link available below and appear for the mock test. After appearing make sure to analyze the paper because checking how many questions are right and wrong is the most important part. Lastly, Figure out your weak points and work on those topics.
To give the SNAP 2019 Mock test, Click Here.
|SNAP 2019 Mock Test|
|No. of Question||150|
|Duration of the Mock test||2 Hours|
Official SNAP 2019 Mock Test
Symbiosis International University also releases the official Mock Test for SNAP 2019. The Mock test can be accessed online at the official website for a given time and candidates will be able to practice from it. To appear for the SNAP 2019 mock test, you need to first register, book the slot and then appear online. Once the mock test is conducted, authorities release the official result of the mock test. With the help of the mock test, aspirants will be able to know their week and strong points. Institute release the two mock test namely mock test 1 and mock test 2.
SNAP 2019 Registration
Candidates have to register for SNAP by entering the name, date of birth, mobile number and email address. Ensure that you fill all the information correctly, as you will not be able to make any changes later. Further, upload the photograph in the specified format and enter the OTP to verify your mobile number. After that pay the SNAP registration fee via online mode or through demand draft. Moving forward, fill the registration form II.
Now the Question arises…..
In which Symbiosis Institute should you apply ?
At the time of choosing an institute, you must keep the following factors in mind.
- Location of the Institute
- Course you want to choose
- Facilities provided by the Institude
- Fee structure,etc
Candidates can pay the examination fee either online or through demand draft. Also, make sure that the DD reaches in time to the university. However, the online payment can be done through Billdesk, Indian Bank, Easebuzz Payment Gateway.
- The application fee is Rs 1750/-.
SNAP Participating Colleges
SNAP 2019 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates applying for SNAP must check its eligibility criteria. Any discrepancies found later can lead to cancellation of the candidature of the applicant. The detailed eligibility is written below.
- Qualification – Minimum of 3-year graduation degree from any recognized university is required.
- Minimum Percentage required – 50% marks for general and 45% for SC/ ST candidates.
- Final Year Students – Also, students in the last year of their graduation are eligible to apply.
- Foreign University – Candidates from Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
“Approx there are 1850–1900 Seats for admission in MBA programs of the 15 B-schools under the SIU university”
SNAP 2019 Syllabus
Candidates after checking the exam pattern of the SNAP must check the syllabus for the exam thoroughly. However, most of the topics are the same as other management entrance examinations. The paper has three sections and its important topics are given below.
To download the compete SNAP 2019 Syllabus, Click Here.
Quantitative Ability / Data Interpretation / Data Sufficiency
Profit & Loss, Averages and Mixtures, Ratio & Proportions, Time Speed Distance, HCF and LCM, Partnership, Trigonometry, etc.
Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability, Idioms and Syllogisms, Contextual usage, Analogies, etc.
Analytical & Logical Reasoning
Number Series, Coding-Decoding, Blood Relation, Analogy, Sitting Arrangement, Puzzles and Picture Reasoning, etc.
The section has questions from Current Affairs, Static GK, Business GK, etc.
SNAP 2019 Preparation
In order to qualify the SNAP, students need to prepare for SNAP according to its exam pattern and syllabus. Here are some tips you can follow for your preparation.
For more SNAP 2019 Preparation tips, Click Here.
Quantitative Ability / Data Interpretation / Data Sufficiency
- Increase your speed for solving the questions. to do so, try to practice more and start from the basic ones
- Learn the shortcuts and tricks to solve the questions and manage your time well.
- For this section, improve your vocabulary by learning at least 5 new words daily.
- For, RC you must read newspapers regularly. Doing this will eventually increase your reading speed.
Analytical & Logical Reasoning
- This section requires more and more practice, so solve every type of question.
- Having logical thinking will be an advantage. Also, for students who are weak in this section must try to solve puzzles as well as give mock tests.
Best Books for SNAP 2019 Preparation
Studying from the best resources plays an important role in preparation. However, it is recommended that you must consult the books which have the best quality, not the quantity. Sometimes students buy so many books and the end up confused. Therefore, check the books for SNAP preparation from below:
|SNAP 2018 (Solved Papers 2004-2017)||Gautam Puri||Click Here|
|Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) Guide ||RPH Editorial Board||Click Here|
|Map the SNAP Solved Paper||Arihant Experts||Click Here|
|SNAP 2018 Simplified||Disha Experts||Click Here|
SNAP 2019 Selection Process
First of all, appear for the SNAP entrance exam. In few days result will declare containing the total score obtained by a student in the test. After that merit list will release of the respective institutes containing the name of candidates eligible to appear for the GE-PIWAT round. Further, the institutes will analyze the performance of them in the written exam and GE-PIWAT round to release the final list of selected candidates
SNAP 2019 GE/PI/WAT
These rounds will take place to assess the students based on their communication skills, knowledge and team leadership skills. You need to impress the panel of judges through these qualities and the ability to convey your ideas. In Written Ability Test (WAT), you will have to write an essay of about 300-400 words on the given topic. This will help assess your thinking and writing ability. Similarly, in Group Discussion (GD), you need to showcase your ability to work in a team and the ability to present your ideas orally. Further, in the Personal Interview (PI), you may have to answer questions from your education specialization, gk, etc.
|Preparation of SNAP Final List 2019||Weightage|
|Marks in SNAP result 2019|
(scaled down to 50 and marks are allotted)
SNAP 2019 Test Centers
SNAP 2019 Test shall be conducted in 90 cities all over India. Therfore, applicant may choose three preferences of test cities from the following for the SNAP 2019 Test.
|Anand||Indore||Panjim – Mapusa|
|Chandigarh – Mohali||Karnal||Shillong|
|Delhi – Gurugram||Kozhikode||Thiruvananthapuram|
SNAP 2019 Result
The result of SNAP will release in a few days after the exam. Therefore, you will able to check the result from the official website after entering the SNAP id and password. The result will contain your details and marks scored in each of the sections. You must keep the scorecard safe to take in the further round of the selection process. After that cutoff and merit list will release of the respective institutes.
SNAP 2019 Cut Off/ Merit List
All the institutes will release the cut off for the exam. This will ensure that the minimum marks a candidate must need to appear in the GE-PIWAT round. It will help you to guess if you will receive the calls from the colleges you have applied for. In few days, the institutes will release the official merit list containing the name of students who are qualified for the next round.
|Name of Institute||Expected SNAP Cut off 2019|
|SITM, SIOM, SCIT||45-50|
|SSBF, SIMS, SIIB||40-45|
|SIHS, SSMS, SSSS, SSMC||30-35|
SNAP 2019 Institutes Fee structure
The Fee Structure for various 14 institutes of Symbiosis which accepts the SNAP score is mentioned below in detail. However, the fee structure is as per last year’s information and will be updated if there is any change.
|Course Name||Institute|| Fees in Rs. |
for indian students
|MBA – I & E||SIBM, Pune||660,000||990,000|
|MBA – IM& Business Analytics||SCMHRD||5,34,000||8,00,000|
|MBA – Open Defence||SIMS||3,74,000||10,15,000|
|MBA – Study Leave Officer||SIMS||1,98,000||7,55,000|
|MBA – OPEN||SIMS||–||6,22,000|
|MBA – ITBM |
MBA – DS & DA
|MBA – Hospital & HM||SIHS||3,85,000||5,80,000|
|MBA -(CM)||SIMC, Pune||4,60,000||6,90,00|
SNAP 2019 Information Brochure
The University has released the information brochure for SNAP 2019. In the information brochure, you will find all the details regarding the SNAP 2019 that includes, exam date, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, the registration process, admit card, selection process, etc. Moreover, download the information brochure from below:
Click here to download the SNAP 2019 Information Brochure
SNAP 2019 Exam Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : SNAP a national level entrance test for admission in all B-schools operated by Symbiosis International University. The candidates who qualify SNAP get admission in the MBA / MSc programmes.
Ans : SNAP is usually held in the month of December and in the online mode.
Ans : Yes, apart from registering for SNAP, you need to separately apply to B-school programs.
Ans : Yes, there is a reservation policy that is followed. Scheduled Caste (SC) - 15%, Scheduled Tribe (ST) - 7.5%, Differently Abled- 3%, Kashmiri Migrants - 2 seats per programme, and International Candidates - 15%.
Ans : The level of the exam depends on the preparation of the candidates. However, it is sais the SNAP is a speed-based testa and CAT is more about basics and concepts. SNAP has an extra section on General Awareness, which make its syllabus a bit wider as compared to CAT.
Ans : No after qualifying SNAP the candidates have to appear in the selection process of the b schools. This includes Group Exercise, Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test (GE-PIWAT). Based on SNAP percentile and GE-PIWAT a final merit list for admission is declared.
Ans : In the Quant section, the candidates will get 5 questions, in which there will be blank space for the answer. The candidates have to enter the answer with the help of the virtual keyboard. These questions are special as they are not multiple choice based.
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