SNAP 2016 – Symbiosis National Aptitude Test


snap 2016SNAP 2016 – Symbiosis International University (SIU) has declared the SNAP result 2016 at 01.20 pm on January 9, 2017. The candidates can check the same here on this page. Sectional and overall score is furnished in the result. Based on this SNAP 2016 result and cutoff, a merit list will be prepared and the candidates will be shortlisted for further admission rounds, comprising of GE-PIWAT. SNAP 2016 was held on December 18, 2016 in a pen-paper based mode for admission into the MBA programmes of 15 participating Institutes. The test was held across 32 cities of the country. Check this article for details on cutoff, result, selection procedure, etc. of SNAP 2016. 

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Latest – SNAP 2016 Result has been announced at 1.20 pm on January 9, 2016. Check your SNAP score here on this page.

SNAP 2016 – Important Dates

The candidates can check the SNAP important events and their corresponding dates from the table below. They can click on the caption-head here for obtaining the complete schedule. 

Events Dates
SNAP 2016 Test to be held on December 18, 2016
SNAP Result announced on January 09, 2017
Group Exercise & Personal Interview to commence in 3rd week of January 2017 
Announcement of the final SNAP result 2nd week of February 2017 

SNAP Result 2016

The result of SNAP 2016 has been declared on January 9, 2017. It is available online and a link to check the same has been provided here in this article. The result furnishes the sectional and overall score obtained by the candidates. This score will remain valid for seeking admission to all MBA institutes of Symbiosis International University for the academic year of 2017-19 only.

SNAP 2016 Cutoff

The participating Institutes will be announcing their individual cutoff scores after the release of SNAP result. The cutoff mark is the minimum criteria that a candidate must score to be eligible for the pre-admission processes of the Institutes. The candidates must note that the cutoff will differ institute-wise. However, it is expected that the cutoff of different Institutes will remain similar to that of last year. The cutoff marks of each Institute will be available online on the official website of these Institutes.

SNAP 2016 Selection Procedure

With the announcement of the result, various Management Institutions will be now be announcing their cutoff marks. The candidates scoring more or equal to the cutoff marks will be eligible for SNAP pre-admission processes or selection procedure. There are 3 stages of SNAP selection, which are as follows –

  1. Group Exercise (GE).
  2. Personal Interaction (PI).
  3. Writing Ability Test (WAT).

As mentioned above, the candidates will be shortlisted for the GE-PIWAT round on the basis of their SNAP percentile. These shortlisted candidates are required to participate in the pre-admission rounds. The final merit list will be prepared on the basis of the candidate’s overall performance in SNAP 2016, GE-PIWAT and various other factors.

SNAP Admit Card 2016

The SNAP admit card is available online and the candidates can download the same by clicking on the sub-heading above. It must be noted that the hall ticket is available only for the candidates who have submitted the application form before the deadline. After downloading the admit card, the candidates are required to print it and paste a passport size coloured photograph on the provided space. The last date to download the admit card is December 18, 2016 i.e. the day of the test. The hall ticket is an important document and the candidates are required to produce it to the invigilator in the exam hall. Also, the candidates are required to carry any of the following photo IDs along with the admit card –

  • Passport
  • Driving license
  • College/ Institute Identity Card
  • Credit card with photograph
  • Voter ID Card
  • Pan Card
  • Aadhar Card (UID)

SNAP 2016 Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for the test, the candidates must make sure that they satisfy the eligibility criteria according to SIU terms. If the candidates fail to meet the given criteria, then their candidature will be cancelled. 

  • For the programmes which will require specific discipline or subject specialisation, the candidates will have to check for their eligibility criteria as given by the respective Institute.
  • Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies will have their own reservation policy.

SNAP Reservation Policy

The Management Institutes affiliated with SIU follow the reservation policy according to the norms of UGC Regulations and Guidelines. However, Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies has their own policy for reservation of seats.

The reservation policy is as follow –

Within Sanctioned Intake
Scheduled Caste (SC) 15%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) 7.5%
Differently Abled 3%
Over & Above Intake
Kashmiri Migrants 2 seats per program
International Candidates 15%

The candidates belonging to categories other than Open Category, if shortlisted, will be required to submit valid supporting documents at the time of GE-PIWAT.

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test Registration

The Symbiosis MBA Registration is a two staged processes here the candidates are required to follow these steps –

  • First, the candidates must register for the Symbiosis National Aptitude Test 2016.
  • Now the candidates must register to the participating colleges for GE-PIWAT processes.

SNAP Application Form 2016

The SNAP aspirants are required to apply for SNAP 2016 by filling and submitting the SNAP Application Form. The Application Form will be available online on the official website of exam. With the release of the form, a link will also be provided in this article to register for SNAP.

In the application form, the candidates are required to fill in their personal details, academic and program details, etc. They are also required to upload their latest passport size photograph and pay the application fee.

SNAP Application Fee 2016

During the SNAP registration process, the candidates are required to pay a non-refundable registration fee. The candidates are also required to pay an institute registration fee for each institute they apply (after being shortlisted). Last year, SNAP registration fee was Rs. 1500/- while the Institute registration fee is Rs. 1000/-. The candidates can pay the fee via the following modes –

  • Online
  • Cash Payment
  • Demand Draft

Institutes Registration

On completion of the SNAP Registration, the candidates are required to get registered to the Institutes where they want to pursue the Management programme. For registering into the Institutes, the candidates are required to visit the official websites of the participating Institutes and register. The list of the Management Institutes accepting SNAP scores will be provided in the registration form. For Institutes registration, the candidates are required to pay an amount of Rs. 1000/-

The list of institutes affiliated to Symbiosis University and the programmes being offered by them is as follows:-

S. No. Name of the Institute Program Offered
1 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM – Pune) MBA, MBA (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)
2 Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR) MBA (Information Technology),
M.Sc (Computer Applications)
3 Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resources Development (SCMHRD) MBA, MBA (Infrastructure Management)
4 Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB) MBA (International Business),
MBA (Agri Business),
MBA (Energy & Environment)
5 Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM) MBA (Telecom Management)
6 Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS) MBA
7 Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune (SIMC) MBA (Communication Management)
8 Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM, Nasik) MBA (Operations Management)
9 Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT) MBA (Information Technology Business Management)
10 Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS) MBA (Hospital & Healthcare Management)
11 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru (SIBM) MBA
12 Symbiosis School of Media & Communication, Bengaluru (SSMC) MBA (Communication Management)
13 Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBFF) MBA (Banking and Finance)
14 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad (SIBM) MBA

Note – The eligibility criteria, reservation policy, application procedure and other details individually for all these institutes will be listed in the information brochure. The candidates must refer to these details before beginning with the institutes registration.

SNAP 2016 Test Cities

The Symbiosis National Aptitude Test 2016 will be conducted across 30 cities in India. The test centre will be allocated by the conducting authority according to the city marked by the candidate’s in the application form. The address of the test centre was provided on the admit card.

SNAP Exam Pattern 2016

The entrance test for SNAP 2016 will be held in pen-paper mode and the test window is for a single day only. There will be a total of 150 Objective Type Questions and each question will have 4 options to answer. These questions will be divided into 4 sections. For every correct answer, +1 mark will be awarded while for each incorrect answer -1/4 mark will be deducted. 

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