Dec. 28, 2017
Symbiosis National Aptitude Test

SNAP 2017SNAP 2017:  The result of Symbiosis National Aptitude Test or SNAP is available now. The online test of SNAP 2017 was held on December 17. Candidates who have appeared in SNAP entrance test can check their result here. Candidates are shortlisted for next round of selection process that is Group Exercise (GE), Personal Interaction (PI) and Writing Ability Test (WAT) based on their overall SNAP percentile. The GE, PI and WAT of SNAP 2017 is likely to be held in the first week of February 2018. SNAP 2017 final merit list will be released in the fourth week of February 2018. The final merit list will be prepared based on SNAP scores, GE, PI and WAT after giving weightages to these factors. The category-wise SNAP cutoff will be released by participating institutes after the declaration of final result. Candidates will be offered admission based on the merit list and SNAP cutoff. Candidates can check below for more details on SNAP 2017 result, cutoff, selection procedure and participating institutes.

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SNAP 2017 Exam Overview

Exam name Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Test
Exam category Postgraduate
Exam level National
Conducting Body Symbiosis International University (SIU)
Commonly known as SNAP
Programmes covered MBA
Duration 120 minutes
Exam type Online

SNAP Important Dates 2017

The SNAP 2017 important dates are given in the table below. 

SNAP important dates

S.No. SNAP events SNAP important dates
1. SNAP application starts on August 10, 2017
2. SNAP application last date November 24, 2017
3. Last date to pay SNAP application fee November 24, 2017
4. SNAP admit card December 1 to 17, 2017
5. SNAP 2017 exam December 17, 2017 (2 pm to 4 pm)
6. SNAP result December 28, 2017

SNAP Result 2017

SNAP result has been announced online by SIU on December 28. Candidates to check their result and scorecard have to enter SNAP user id and password. SNAP scorecard mention details such as sectional and overall scores, qualifying status as well as candidates name, roll number, photograph and signature. On the basis of SNAP result the participating will announce the shortlist of candidates. Selected candidates will be called for GE-PI and WAT. After the completion of GE-PI and WAT, final merit list of the candidates will be released by SIU. The final merit list will be prepared on the basis of SNAP score, GE-PI and WAT. SNAP final merit list will be released in the fourth week of February 2018.

SNAP Cutoff 2017

SNAP cutoff will be announced by 15 symbiosis institutes for admission to various management programmes. The cutoff is the minimum required percentile to be secured by candidates to be eligible for the admission process. SNAP cutoff  vary as per institutes. Candidates can check below SNAP expected cutoff released by various coaching institutes.

SNAP Expected Cut off 2017

SNAP Participating Institutes TIME Career Launcher Hitbullseye
SIBM Pune 68-70 75+ 72+
SCMHRD Pune 63-65 73+ 72+
SIBM Bengaluru 56-60 68+ 68+
SIIB 56-60 68+ 68+
SITM, Hyderabad N/A N/A 62+
SIOM, Hyderabad N/A N/A 62+
SIBM, Hyderabad N/A N/A 62+
SCIT (Energy/Agriculture) N/A N/A 54+
SIMS (Energy/Agriculture) N/A N/A 54+
SIIB (Energy/Agriculture) N/A N/A 54+
SSBF N/A N/A 46+
SIMC N/A N/A 38+
SSMC N/A N/A 38+
SIHS N/A N/A 38+

SNAP Selection Procedure 2017

The selection procedure of SNAP 2017 comprises of various stages which include Group Exercise, Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test (GE PIWAT). The candidates are shortlisted for GE PIWAT on the basis of their SNAP percentile. While preparing the final merit list, the candidates SNAP score, as well as their performance in GE - PIWAT, is taken into consideration. On the basis of the following parameters, the final merit list of the candidates is prepared -

  • SNAP score 50%
  • Group Exercise 10%
  • Personal Interaction 30%
  • Writing Ability Test 10%

SNAP Participating Institutes

On the basis of SNAP 2017 result candidates are shortlisted for the next rounds of admission. There are 15 SIU institutes that offer MBA programme. The candidates can apply to these institutes on the basis of SNAP result. Here is a list of these institutes

SNAP Participating Institute and Tentative Seats

S. No. Name of the Institute Programmes Seats (Tentative seats)
1 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune MBA (Innovation and Entrepreneurship) 220
2 Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB), Pune MBA (International Business, Agri Business and Energy & Environment 200
3 Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS), Pune MBA 120
4 Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR), Pune MBA (Information Technology) 90
5 Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication (SIMC), Pune MBA (Communication Management) 120
6 Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM), Pune MBA (Telecom Management) 120
7 Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resources Development (SCMHRD), Pune MBA and MBA (Infrastructure Management and Business Analytics 250
8 Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS), Pune MBA (Hospital & Healthcare Management) 77
9 Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT), Pune MBA (Information Technology Business Management, Data Sciences and Data Analytics 210
10 Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF), Pune MBA (Banking and Finance) 50
11 Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS), Pune MBA (Sports Management) 60
12 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune MBA 150
13 Symbiosis School of Media & Communication (SSMC), Pune MBA (Communication Management) 80
14 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune MBA 120
15 Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM), Pune MBA (Operations Management) 120

SNAP Exam Analysis 2017 

As per SNAP exam analysis 2017, overall the paper was difficult as compared to last year. The types of questions differed significantly from the last few years. The English section was dominated by RC and vocabularly. The Reasoning section had only one question on Verbal Reasoning. The English and GK sections was  tougher. The Quant and Reasoning section was moderate. 

SNAP Eligibility Criteria 2017

SNAP eligibility criteria have been announced by SIU. As per the eligibility criteria, candidates who have completed their graduation with 50 % (45% for SC/ST) are eligible to apply for SNAP 2017. However, candidates appearing for final year exam can also apply. The details of SNAP eligibility criteria is given below.

SNAP eligibility criteria

  • Candidate must be a graduate with a minimum 50% from the recognised university.
  • For SC/ST candidates the minimum percentage in graduation should be 45 %.
  • The final year graduation students are eligible to apply. However, they must submit the proof of completing their graduation within the specified time period.
  • Foreign degree holders must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

SNAP Application Form 2017

SNAP application form was available from August 10 to November 27. Only online application were accepted for SNAP 2017. Candidates had the option of paying the fee online and offline. SNAP application fees for all categories is Rs 1750 additionally candidates had to pay Rs 1000 for programmes they wish to apply for. SNAP 2017 application form can be filled in four steps.

SNAP registration 2017 steps

  • Step 1: Register for SNAP 2017 Test
  • Step 2: Payment of examination fees
  • Step 3: Register for the programmes
  • Step 4: Make payment for Institute programmes

SNAP Exam Centres 2017

SNAP 2017 will be conducted in 102 cities across India. Entrance Corner has provided the entire lists of SNAP exam centres 2017. While filling SNAP application form candidates have to select three exam cities as per their preferences. The examination authority will not entertain any requests for change in SNAP exam centres after final submission of application. The name and address of exam centre allotted to the candidate will be mentioned on the admit card. Some of major SNAP exam centres are mentioned in the table below.

SNAP exam centres

Sr.No. Exam city
1 Mumbai
2 Delhi
3 Chennai
4 Jaipur
5 Patna
6 Ahmedabad
7 Allahabad
8 Guwahati

SNAP Admit Card 2017

SNAP admit card has been released online on December 1, 2017. To download the admit card candidates have to enter SNAP ID and password. SNAP admit card contain applicants details, photograph, test venue, exam timing and exam day guidelines. Candidates can download their admit card till December 17, 2017. Admit card along with photo identity proof should be carried to the exam centre. Candidates have to paste their photograph in the admit card after downloading it. SIU will not sent the hard copy of SNAP admit card by post.

SNAP Exam Pattern 2017

SNAP exam pattern has been prescribed by SIU. As per exam pattern, the exam comprises four sections - General English, Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, Current Affairs and Analytical & Logical Reasoning. The test carries total 150 questions and total marks is 150. For each correct answer candidates will score 1 mark and 0.25 mark will be deducted for wrong answer. The exam will be held for 120-minute duration.

SNAP paper pattern

S. No. Section Number of Questions Maximum Marks
1 General English 40 40
2 Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 40 40
3 Current Affairs 30 30
4 Analytical & Logical Reasoning 40 40
  Total 150 150

SNAP Syllabus 2017

The examination authority does not release SNAP syllabus. Based on previous years question paper coaching institutes have released a tentative syllabus. As per SNAP syllabus, General English section comprises reading comprehension, verbal reasoning and verbal ability. In the Current affairs section questions will be asked from Current affairs, geography, science, automobiles, sports, world records, business & finance etc. Analytical & Logical Reasoning shall comprise of topics such as Critical reasoning, syllogisms, matrix arrangements etc. In Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency questions will be asked from Number system, simple interest & compound interest, profit & loss, trigonometry etc.

SNAP syllabus

Subjects Topics
General English Sentence correction, fill in the blanks, analogies, one-word substitution, jumbled paragraphs and idioms
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency Number system, simple interest & compound interest, profit & loss, trigonometry, HCF & LCM, and Venn diagram
Analytical & Logical Reasoning Critical reasoning, syllogisms, matrix arrangements, critical reasoning, column graphs, line chart & pie charts
General Awareness Current affairs, geography, science, automobiles, sports, world records, business & finance

SNAP Sample Papers 2017

SNAP sample papers have been released by coaching institutes.The sample papers are available online at Entrance Corner for General English, Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, Analytical & Logical Reasoning and General Awareness. SNAP sample papers will familiarise the candidates with the structure of the exam.Apart from this, practising sample papers will improve a candidates questions solving ability in the exam and boosts their confidence.