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SNAP 2017 - Exam Dates, Pattern, Registration, Syllabus, Eligibility

  • Jun 15th, 2017

About SNAP Examination



  • SNAP or Symbiosis National Aptitude Test is a mandatory test for admission to MBA colleges associated with Symbiosis International University.
  • There are 15 colleges under Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP), and all comes under the head of Symbiosis International University.​​​​
  • Official Website of SNAP Examination: http://www.snaptest.org

Important Dates: (SNAP 2017)

SNAP 2017 Test Registration 10th August, 2017
SNAP 2017 Last Date of Registration 24th November, 2017
SNAP 2017 Last Date for Fee Payment 24th November, 2017
SNAP 2017 Admit Card Availability 1st to 17th December, 2017
SNAP 2017 Exam Date 17th December, 2017
SNAP 2017 Result 28th January, 2017
SNAP 2017 Short listing of candidates for GE, PI & WAT Third week of January, 2018
General Exercise (GE), Personal Interaction (PI) & Writing Ability Test (WAT) First week of February, 2018
SNAP 2017 Final Merit List Fourth week of February, 2018
Programme Commencement June, 2018

Form Fee (SNAP 2017)

Rs. 1750(Plus individual college form fee)

Candidates Applied (SNAP 2016)
45,000 (Approx.)

Mode of Payment


The candidate may pay directly through Master or Visa card online by following the instructions on the SNAP website after the registration.


The candidate may transfer SNAP test fee to Symbiosis Test Secretariat account using Net Banking option after the registration.


After online SNAP 2017 registration print 'Axis Bank or Indian Bank Challan' from the SNAP website. It is in 3 parts. Pay Rs. 1750/- in cash at any Axis Bank or Indian Bank branch in your city. Refer to the list of branches on the website. The bank will return two stamped parts of the 'Axis Bank or Indian Bank Challan' to the candidate.

Candidates need to keep the Candidate copy as payment receipt. Sign the stamped 'Symbiosis copy' of the 'Axis Bank or Indian Bank Challan' and send it to the Symbiosis Test Secretariat at the address given in this page.


Obtain a Demand Draft (DD) of Rs. 1750/- from any Nationalized Bank in favour of "Symbiosis Test Secretariat" payable at Pune.
Choose the mode of Payment as 'DD Payment' in "Make Payment" Tab. Take a print of the payment advice form, fill in the DD Details, sign and send it along with the DD to the Symbiosis Test Secretariat only at,

PHONE: 020-39116226/ 27, TELE FAX: 020-39116228

SNAP Eligiblity Criteria 2017

  • Graduate from any recognized / statutory University or Institute with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST).
  • Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply. However, it may be noted that such candidates, if selected, will be allowed to join the programme provisionally, only if they submit a certificate from the Principal / Registrar of their University/institution(issued on or before the date as stipulated by Symbiosis Institute) stating that they have completed all the requirements for obtaining the Bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification on the date of the issue of the certificate.

SNAP Exam Format 
Paper- Pen based test

Test Subjects

  • Quantitative Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency
  • Analytical and Logical Reasoning
  • General English
  • General Knowledge and Awareness

SNAP Exam Pattern (2017)


1 General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability 40 40
2 Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 40 40
3 Current Affairs (of last 2 years) 30 30
4 Analytical & Logical Reasoning 40 40
  Total 150 150
  • SNAP Test duration is of 120 minutes
  • Date: December 17, 2017; Time: 14.00 hrs. - 16.00 hrs.
  • SNAP Test is an objective test. Each question has 4 responses. Candidate should choose an appropriate response.
  • Each wrong answer attracts 25% negative marks.
  • Candidate must use Blue or Black ball point pen only.

Exam Syllabus

Quantitative Ability Reasoning General English General Awareness
Geometry Data Interpretation based on text Comprehension of passage (Poems may also come) Entertainment
Ratios and Proportion Graphs and tables (Graphs can be Column graphs) Syllogisms Politics
Percentages Bar Graphs Contextual usage Quotations
In-equations Quadratic and linear equations Algebra Line charts Analogies Current affairs
Profit & Loss Pie Chart Antonyms World records
Averages Graphs representing Area Fill In the Blanks Social issues, etc.
Partnership Venn diagram Jumbled paragraphs with 4 or 5 sentences  
Time-Speed-Distance Critical reasoning Jumbled paragraphs (6 sentences with first and last fixed)  
Work and time Visual reasoning Sentence Correction  
Number system Assumption-Premise-Conclusion Foreign language words used in English  
HCF & LCM Assertion and reasons Sentence completion  
Geometric Progression Statements and assumptions Sentence correction  
Arithmetic progression Identifying valid inferences Odd man out  
Arithmetic mean Identifying Strong arguments and Weak arguments Idioms  
Geometric mean Statements and conclusions One word substitution  
Harmonic mean Cause and Effect Different usage of same word  
Median Identifying Probably true    
Mode Probably false    
Number Base System Definitely true    
BODMAS Definitely false kind of statement    
Mensuration Linear arrangements    
Allegation & Mixtures Matrix arrangements    
Work Puzzles    
Pipes and Cisterns Syllogisms    
Simple Interest & Compound Interest Functions    
Set Theory Family tree (identifying relationship among group of people)    
Venn Diagram Symbol Based problems    
Installment Payments Coding and decoding    
Clocks Sequencing    
Probability Identifying next number in series    
Permutations & Combinations      
Binomial Expansion      
Co-ordinate geometry      
Maxima & Minima Progression      
Surds & Indices      
Complex numbers      

SNAP Cut off Criteria

The participating institutes of SNAP 2017 will release their separate SNAP 2017 cut off after considering following factors:

  • Level of difficulty in SNAP test
  • Number of test takers
  • Number of available seats
  • Number of candidates qualified the test
Weightage for Final Merit List
SNAP Score (out of 150, scaled down to 50 marks) Group Exercise (GE) Personal Interaction (PI) Writing Ability Test (WAT) Total
50 10 30 10 100

SNAP 2017 Exam Cities

1 Agra 17 Jamshedpur
2 Ahmedabad 18 Kanpur
3 Allahabad 19 Kochi
4 Bengaluru 20 Kolkata
5 Bhopal 21 Kolhapur
6 Bhubaneswar 22 Lucknow
7 Chandigarh 23 Mumbai
8 Chennai 24 Nagpur
9 Delhi 25 Nashik
10 Faridabad 26 Noida
11 Gangtok 27 Patna
12 Gurgaon 28 Pune
13 Guwahati 29 Surat
14 Hyderabad 30 Shillong
15 Indore 31 Vashi
16 Jaipur 32 Visakhapatanam

Top Colleges

  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM - Pune)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resources Development (SCMHRD)
  • Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM)

Symbiosis Colleges

S.No Name of the Participating Institutes No. of Seats Name of the MBA Programmes offered
1 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM - Pune) 220 MBA (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)
2 Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR) 90 MBA (Information Technology)
30 M.Sc (Computer Applications)
3 Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resources Development (SCMHRD) 220 MBA (Infrastructure Management)
4 Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB) 120  MBA (International Business)
50  MBA (Agri Business)
30  MBA (Energy & Environment)
5 Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM) 120  MBA (Telecom Management)
6 Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS) 120  MBA
7 Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune (SIMC- Pune) 120  MBA (Communication Management)
8 Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM- Nashik) 120 MBA (Operations Management)
9 Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT) 180  MBA (Information Technology Business Management)
10 Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS) 77  MBA (Hospital & Healthcare Management)
11 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru (SIBM - Bengaluru) 150  MBA
12 Symbiosis School of Media & Communication, Bengaluru (SSMC, Bengaluru) 80  MBA (Communication Management)
13 Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF) (Formerly Symbiosis School of Banking Management) 50  MBA (Banking and Finance)
14 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad (SIBM, Hyderabad) 120  MBA
15 Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS) NA  MBA (Sports Management

Note: The above mentioned seats are based on previous year’s information. The intake may change for the admission to 2018-20 batches.

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