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SNAP Exam 2017: Registration, Exam Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

SNAP 2017SNAP 2017 Registration has been started now. The SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test) is a University level examination regulated by Symbiosis University. This exam is mandatory for those aspirants seeking admission in management courses (MBA) offered by associated institutions of Symbiosis International University. After clearing this test, candidates have to go through the Personal Interview and Written Ability Test round organized by each of these institutions for admission. On the basis of SNAP 2017, candidates can take admission to MBA programme in the academic year 2018-2019. Here in this article, candidates can check authentic information related to SNAP 2017 registration, exam dates, exam pattern, syllabus and eligibility.

Registration Eligibility Exam Dates

Syllabus Exam Pattern

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SNAP 2017 Notification – Registration Started

newiconSNAP 2017 Registration has been started now. Candidates can register for this exam till 24th November. for registration details.

SNAP 2017 Exam Dates

The official exam schedule of SNAP 2017 is as follows:

Online registration10th August 2017
Last date for registration & payment24th November 2017
Availability of admit card1st – 17th December 2017
Exam date17th December 2017
Result Announcement28th December 2018
Announcement of Shortlist for Group Exercise and Personal InteractionJanuary 2018
Group Exercise, Personal Interaction & WATFebruary 2018
Announcement of First Merit listFebruary 2018
Programme CommencementJune 2018

SNAP 2017 Registration

  • Candidates can register themselves for SNAP exam only through online mode.
  • SNAP 2017 registration has been commenced from 10th August 2017.
  • Candidates can pay the registration fee via credit card and net banking or by cash through the bank challan of Axis Bank or Indian Bank or Demand Draft from any nationalized Bank in favor of “Symbiosis Test Secretariat” payable at Pune.
  • The registration fee will be Rs. 1750/-.
  • Candidates are required to upload their latest scanned colored photograph at the time of registration.
  • After filling the application form and payment details, take the print out of the application and send along with the Challan or DD to the address given below:

Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi, Dist.: Pune – 412115
Phone: 020-39116226/ 27

SNAP Exam Eligibility

  • Candidates must have cleared graduation from any statutory/ recognized University or institution by securing minimum of 50% marks (for general candidates) and 45% (for SC/ST candidates).
  • If candidates have passed their qualifying exam from Foreign University, they must obtain an equivalence certificate from the AIU.
  • Foreign National (FN), Person of Indian Origin (PIO), Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) and Non Resident Indian (NRI) candidates are also eligible to apply.
  • The candidates who have completed their qualifying degree from any foreign university or the institution must obtain the equivalent certificate from the AIU (Association of Indian Universities).

SNAP Exam Pattern

  • No of Questions: The question paper will contain total 150 objective type questions.
  • Type of Exam: Each question will contain four optional answers, candidates have to choose the right answer.
  • Marking Scheme: Each correct response will carry 1 mark.
  • Negative Marking: Each incorrect response will lead to 25% negative marks.
  • Duration: The exam duration will be two hours (120 minutes).
  • Candidates note down use only blue or black ball point pen to answer.

The SNAP exam pattern is mentioned below:

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SectionsTotal Marks
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability40
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency40
Current Affairs (of last 2 years)30
Analytical & Logical Reasoning40

Seat Reservation:

According to the UGC guidelines/ regulations the reservation criteria for different categories is mentioned below:

CategorySeats Reserved
Within Sanctioned Intake
Scheduled Caste (SC)15%
Scheduled Tribes (ST)7.5%
Differently Abled*3%
Over & Above Intake
Kashmiri Migrants2 seats per program
International Candidates15%

SNAP Test Cities

The SNAP test may be conducted in 32 cities namely Agra, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Faridabad, Gangtok, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Kanpur, Kochi, Kolkata, Kolhapur, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Noida, Patna, Pune, Surat, Vashi and Visakhapatanam.

SNAP Preparation Tips

Prepare a good time-table for your exam preparations. Divide your time equally for all the subjects. Include little time breaks between long hours of study. Prepare for the exam as per the prescribed syllabus. Select the best books for exam preparations. Practice sample papers and previous years question papers for better preparations.

SNAP 2017 Syllabus

Before preparing for exams candidates should have complete knowledge about the syllabus. The SNAP syllabus comprises of various topics such as General English (Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning and Verbal Ability), Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, General Awareness (General Knowledge, Current Affairs and Business Scenario), Analytical and Logical Reasoning.

Quantitative Ability

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


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

General English

Comprehension of passage (Poems can also come)Verbal Reasoning, Syllogisms, Contextual usage, Analogies, Antonyms, Fill In the Blanks, Jumbled paragraphs with 4 or 5 sentences, Jumbled paragraphs (6 sentences with first and last fixed),Sentence Correction, Foreign language words used in English, Sentence completion, Sentence correction, Odd man out, Idioms, One word substitution, Different usage of same word, Etc.

General Awareness

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

SNAP 2017 Admit Card

SNAP 2017 admit card will be released by the authority from 1st December 2017. Admit card will be available till exam date. Candidates can download SNAP admit card through the official site. It is compulsory to bring admit card along with photo identity proof at the time of the test. Candidates make sure to paste latest passport size, colored photograph on the admit card. Candidates are advised to keep the admit card safe till the admission procedure.

SNAP 2017 Result

The exam conducting authority will declare the SNAP 2017 result on 28th December 2018. Candidates can check SNAP result through the official site. After result declaration, candidates will be shortlisted for 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:

Weightage for Final Merit List

SNAP Score out of 180 marks scaled down to 50 marksGroup Exercise (GE)Personal Interaction (PI)Writing Ability Test (WAT)Total

SNAP 2018

SNAP 2018 is a University level entrance test managed by the Symbiosis International University. Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is organized to offer admission to the management programme (MBA). SNAP Registration 2018 will begin from the 4th week of August 2017.

SNAP 2017 Score Card

SNAP 2017 score card will be released by the officials in the month of January 2018. The score card is valid only for one year. Candidates who will appear the examination can download the score card from here. Score card can be downloaded by entering SNAP ID & password.

Admission Procedure

SNAP admission procedure comprises of three stages GE-PIWAT (Group Exercise, Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test). After these stages, a final merit list will be prepared on basis of marks scored in SNAP and GE-PIWAT. Students will be informed for admission on the basis of merit list. After that, students have to report to the respective institution to confirm their admission.

For further queries regarding SNAP 2017, you may leave your comments below in the comment box.

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  1. Ritu says:

    Sir,i have completed btech from iete !!! Am i eligible for snap

  2. vedika says:

    Hi, I am specifically targeting MBA in IT as im from BCA field. There are 2 symbiosis insitutes/colleges in IT education in Pune. Any suggestions?

  3. MIHIR says:

    Where the GE-PIWAT will held ??

  4. Ashu says:

    Is it only for regular college students ?

    Can students who are not regular college students also apply for this exam?

  5. Vinit gattani says:

    What is the average cut off assumed every year for open category.

  6. Yasir Shaikh says:

    What is the cutoff for admission in open category?

  7. Aum Mehta says:

    In which date of August 2017,the registrations for the MBA will be open?

  8. Anonymous says:

    Sir Which book is better for snap test

  9. V K Nautiyal says:

    As 15% seats are reserved for international candidates, I am interested to know if candidates sponsored by an NRI who is willing to pay the fees in foreign currency viz Canadian dollars, can get admission from such quota?

  10. Deepak says:

    Cutoff for SIBM call ?

  11. Vivek Jogdand says:

    Do I get the study material for snap?

  12. prasanth says:

    Can i apply snap when i am studying 3rd of my UG

  13. Farah says:

    Do I get the study material for snap?
    I completed my graduation in 2013 can I apply for snap test

    • Kashyap Shah says:

      Yes you can apply for SNAP test. And yes you can get mock papers online or you can buy any books from any e-commerce website.

  14. Megha says:

    Sir pzz provide me information about snap 2017 .. it’s exam date and eligiblity..

    • Kashyap Shah says:

      Mostly all information is provided above about its syllabus and paper pattern ! Official Exam date is not yet released. But it will be in mid-december.

  15. priyanka singh says:

    Respected sir,
    I just want to know that ,
    In cat and snap exam both have same syllabus or different ?

  16. Aayushi says:

    Respected sir ,
    I just want to ask the snap exam was held one time on year .

  17. Behara Madhavi says:

    Respected sir, my name is Madhavi my son will cleard his degree in April 2017 please let me know whether he is eligible to apply for snap 2017 i mean degree final year students eligible or not thank you

  18. Alok says:

    Sir distance mode graduates are eligible for snap or not

  19. Jinal says:

    Please update me regarding the important dates for SNAP 2016-17

  20. akanksha bhadani says:

    I’m interested in Mba programme

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