SNAP 2018: Registration, Exam Dates, Syllaubs, Exam Pattern

SNAP 2018SNAP 2018 (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test) is administrated by the Symbiosis International University. It is a university level entrance examination through which candidates can get admission in management courses (MBA) offered by various associated institutions of Symbiosis University. Candidates can get the complete details about SNAP 2018 exam including important dates, application form, eligibility criteria, dates, exam pattern, syllabus, etc.

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Exam Pattern FAQs Syllabus

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SNAP Exam Dates

Candidates can check here the tentative dates of SNAP 2018 exam:

Notification releaseAugust 2018
Online Registration2nd week of August to 4th week of November 2018
Test Payment Closes4th week of November 2018
Admit Card Available1st week of December 2018
Exam Date3rd week of December 2018
Result DeclarationLast week of December 2018

SNAP Registration 2018

Applicants can check here the process of filling up SNAP application form 2018:

  • Candidates will have to register through online mode only.
  • Candidates will be able to register online from the second week of August 2018.
  • Last date for registration will be till the last week of November 2018.
  • Upload the scanned image of recent colored passport size photograph.
  • Make the fee payment through online or offline mode.

Application Fee:

  • Candidates will make payment through online mode using credit card or net banking.
  • Payment can also be made using Billdesk Gateway, Axis Bank Gateway, Indian Bank Gateway & Demand Draft.
  • The application fee will be Rs. 1750/- for all candidates.
  • Demand draft should be drawn in favor of “Symbiosis Test Secretariat” payable at Pune.
  • In case of payment through DD, candidates have to send the required documents along with DD to the address mentioned below:

Symbiosis Test Secretariat
Symbiosis International University
Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi, Dist.: Pune-412115

Eligibility Criteria

  • Nationality: Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), Person of Indian Origin (PIO), Non Resident Indian (NRI) and Foreign National (FN), candidates can also apply.
  • Qualification: Students should have cleared graduation degree from any recognized university or institution.
  • Aggregate: Candidates must have secured minimum 50% marks (for general candidates) and 45% (for SC/ST candidates).
  • Foreign Qualification: Candidates who have completed their qualifying degree from any foreign university or institution must obtain the equivalent certificate from the AIU (Association of Indian Universities).

SNAP Exam Pattern

  • Exam Mode: The exam will be organized via online mode.
  • Duration: The test duration will be of 120 minutes.
  • Type of Question: Questions will be objective type. Each question has 4 responses.
  • Marking Scheme: One mark will be given for each correct response.
  • Negative Marking: For each wrong answer 25% negative marks will be done.
SectionsNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability4040
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency4040
Current Affairs (last 2 years)3030
Analytical & Logical Reasoning4040

SNAP Syllabus

The SNAP syllabus will comprise of various topics such as General Awareness, Analytical and Logical Reasoning, General English and Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency. The detailed syllabus is given below:

General Awareness:

Important quotations, Social issues, Sports, Finance, Automobiles, Entertainment, Politics Major corporate events Famous award and prizes, World Records, Books and authors, Science, History, Geography, International organizations, Current Affairs, Business, Punch line of companies, Top officials of big companies, etc.

General English:

Sentence Correction, Foreign language words used in English, Sentence completion, Sentence correction, Comprehension of passage (Poems can also come), Verbal Reasoning, Syllogisms, Contextual usage, Analogies, Antonyms, Fill In the Blanks, Jumbled paragraphs with four or five sentences, Jumbled paragraphs (6 sentences with first and last fixed), Odd man out, Idioms, One word substitution, Different usage of same word, etc.

Quantitative Ability:

Allegation & Mixtures, Work, Pipes and Cisterns, Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Set Theory, Venn Diagram, Installment Payments, Clocks, Probability, Vectors, Binomial Expansion, Co-ordinate geometry, Permutations & Combinations, Trigonometry, Logarithm, Calendar, Geometry, Ratios and Proportion, Percentages, In-equations Quadratic and linear equations Algebra, Partnership, Time-Speed-Distance, Work and time, Profit & Loss, Averages, Number system, HCF & LCM, Geometric Progression, Arithmetic progression, Arithmetic mean, Geometric mean, Harmonic mean, Median, Mode, Number Base System, BODMAS, Mensuration, Maxima & Minima Progression, Surds & Indices, Complex numbers, etc.


Probably false, definitely true, Linear arrangements, Matrix arrangements, Syllogisms, Functions, Family tree – identifying relationship among group of people, Symbol Based problems, definitely false kind of statement, Coding and decoding ,Sequencing ,Identifying next number in series, Puzzles, Data Interpretation based on text, graphs and tables. Graphs can be Column graphs, Bar Graphs, Line charts, Venn diagram, Pie Chart, Graphs representing Area, etc. Critical reasoning, Assumption-Premise-Conclusion, Assertion and reasons, Statements and assumptions, Visual reasoning,  Identifying valid inferences ,Identifying Strong arguments and Weak arguments, Cause and Effect, Identifying Probably true, Statements and conclusions, etc.

How to Prepare for SNAP

  • Before preparing for exam candidates should have complete knowledge about the syllabus.
  • To score good marks in the examination, candidates have to follow the best books and study materials which are available in the market and Internet.
  • You can also take help with your teachers and coaching institutions.
  • Go through the previous year question papers and do not try new topics at the end.
  • Stay stress free and never neglect your health while preparing for exam.

SNAP 2019

SNAP 2019 is a university level entrance test. It is organized to offer admission into MBA/M.Sc(Computer Applications)/M.Sc (System Security) courses. Through this exam, candidates can get admission to the Symbiosis International University & its affiliated colleges. SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test) is an online admission test.

FAQ’s (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: The exam will be conducted on third week of December 2018.
Answer: You can check the exam pattern of SNAP 2018 from the exam pattern section given above.
Answer: The SNAP 2018 syllabus will consist of four subjects i.e. General English, Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, Analytical & Logical Reasoning and current affairs of last two years.
Answer: You can apply for SNAP 2018 exam through online mode only.
Answer: The application will be released in the second week of August 2018.
Answer: Yes, NRI candidates are also eligible to apply.
Answer: There will be negative marking for each wrong answer. One mark will be awarded for each correct answer and 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong option.
Answer: Yes, you can change your personal details after receiving your SNAP ID/ Email and password.
Answer: The duration will be two hours (120 minutes).

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SNAP Admit Card 2018

  • SNAP 2018 Admit Card will be available via online mode.
  • The admit card will be released in the first week of December 2018.
  • Admit Card along with Photo Identity Proof should be carried to the test centre at the time of the test.
  • Please ensure that your latest passport size, colored photograph is pasted on the admit card at the place provided for before appearing for the test.
  • Preserve the SNAP Hall Ticket 2018 for further processes.

SNAP 2018 Answer Key

SNAP exam will be held through online mode. No answer key will be released for the SNAP exam. Some other coaching institutions may also release the SNAP answer key. Answer key will contain all the correct answers of the question asked in the exam. Through answer key, students can calculate their rough marks for the examination.

SNAP Result 2018

  • SNAP 2018 Result will be provided to students in the last week of December 2018.
  • Candidates will check the result through online mode.
  • Candidates will be shortlisted for various rounds like Group Exercise, Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test on the basis of SNAP Score.
  • The final merit list will be prepared on the following basis:
Snap score out of 180 marks scaled down to 50 marksGroup Exercise (GE)Personal Interaction (PI)Writing Ability Test (WAT)Total

SNAP Cut-off

Cut-off is the minimum marks scored by the candidates to qualify in the entrance exam. On the basis of cut-off the merit list will be prepared. SNAP cut-off for 2018 will be prepared on the basis of the SNAP score (out of 150, scaled down to 50 marks), Group Exercise (GE), Personal Interaction (PI) and Writing Ability Test (WAT). The category-wise cut off for merit list and wait list will be displayed via online mode through the website.

SNAP Admission 2018

  • Candidates can go for the SNAP admission procedure after releasing of result and cut-off.
  • The admission procedure will consist of three stages, i.e. GE-PIWAT(Group Exercise, Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test).
  • Admissions will be done as per the candidate’s performance in the SNAP exam 2018 & other admission rounds.
  • Seats will be allotted to candidates as per their rank and availability of seats in colleges or institution.

If you have any query regarding SNAP 2018, you can leave your query in the comment box given below.

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  1. Sneha says:

    Right book for SNAP 2019 ?

  2. Suvarna says:

    How much score is required for symbiosis admission

  3. Gursimran says:

    what is the scope of this Exam.(SNAP)

  4. Sunday g hegde says:

    How you will evaluate the Unanswered questions in the snap exam.scheduled for 1th Dec 2017.isthere any negative marking.

  5. Ashwaryaa Bhatia says:


    So I have registered for the online entrance exam but I need to get my centre changed as I will be travelling for work at that time. Is it possible to get that done?



    Ashwaryaa Bhatia

  6. soumya says:

    can we apply for the exam if we completed graduation in distance..

  7. Mansoor Sayeed says:

    Hello sir
    I’m from Afghanistan and I’m doing BA Economic pune university I have heartily interest to do my MBA in Symbiosis university Pune and I’m in final year I’m requesting kindly to give me some idea about procedure of taking admission in my email address.

  8. Rajdeep Majumdar says:

    I have 49.75% in my grads from university of calcutta. Currently working in a nationalised bank of india. Can I apply for Snap?

  9. Simran says:

    Do we have to give the same SNAP exam for MCA too? For the year 2018-19 batch

  10. gopika says:

    i am a final year graduate? can i apply for snap

  11. xyz says:

    Is there any concession for Sc/St for fees structure through snap ?
    If yes then how much and if no then its fine.
    Thank you.

  12. Harshda says:

    Can I give Snap online test in Patna?

  13. Dilip says:

    Is there exam centre for SNAP in Chennai

  14. Navyashree says:

    I am final yr student,can I take snap???

  15. yash chavande says:

    I am appearing for last year engineering this year(2017-2018) can I apply for 2017 enrance exam?…and can u suggest me any referance book or study material for this exam?

  16. Harshal says:

    How much fees required for sc category student and college attendance is necessory means can i do full time job.

  17. suvojit bhar says:

    i am final year student of ( H ) can i eligibility for this exam ? Please tale me. And tale me where am i purches stady materiya

  18. Pooja says:


    I wanted to know if there is any course as in kind of executive MBA but a full time classroom one …

  19. Nitheesha Patibandla says:

    I am a 2018 passing out graduate.Can i apply for SNAP 2018 exam?

  20. Pooja Joshi says:

    Will exams be conducted in anyother month than december?

  21. Nakshatra says:

    Is there any suggested study material for snap test ? If yes please tell

  22. Akanksha says:

    I’m currently pursuing my under graduation and I am in my last year.
    So I wanted to know if I’m eligible for SNAP 2018 or not ?

  23. partha sarkar says:

    How much amount for MBAcourses in Symbiosis PUNE (Both tution fees and hostel cgarges)

  24. Renuka says:

    Hello,I m medical student. I have done my bams and now I m doing internship now.I wanna ask that what are the courses you have related to health (public health care administration, hospital and heathcare management,hospitl and healthacre and human resources, like what group you have). And what are the job placements? Do u give placement outside India?

  25. I am a final year student.. Am i eligible for the exam?

  26. Rashmi says:

    Can I get a second chance if I didn’t score good in first attempt?

  27. Shikha says:

    Will u guide me how to prepare for snap test

  28. Darshan gujrati says:

    hsc students can appear to this exam ?

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