SNAP 2018 – The Symbiosis International (Deemed University) has released the result for SNAP 2018 on January 10, 2019, at its official website. The SNAP 2018 Result is available for download at the SNAP Login, hence, the candidates need to provide their SNAP ID/ Email id and Password to get the scorecard. The Institute had provided an opportunity for the candidates to submit an objection in the SNAP 2018 Answer Key. SNAP Exam score is used to shortlist the candidates for GD PI WAT process of one or more of the Symbiosis institutes to which you have applied. There are overall 15 institutes of Symbiosis University which will be using SNAP 2018 scores for MBA / MSc (CA) / MSc (SS) admission 2018. Get here complete details of SNAP 2018 such as exam dates, registration, admit card, result, cut off, exam pattern, syllabus.

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SNAP 2018

Important events related to SNAP 2018 and dates on which they are taking place are as per the following schedule. Candidates can mark them in their calendars so as to take action.

SNAP 2018 Important Date
SNAP 2018 registration launch 28 Aug 2018
Last date to apply and submit the application form 26 Nov 2018 28 Nov 2018
Payment Closes on 26 Nov 2018
Download SNAP 2018 Admit Card 01 Dec 2018
SNAP 2018 exam 16 Dec 2018
Release of SNAP 2018 Answer Key 19 Dec 2018
Facility for submitting objection in SNAP Answer Key 19-21 Dec 2018
Declaration of SNAP 2018 Result 10 Jan 2019

Read details here so as to understand SNAP exam and admission in Symbiosis.

SNAP 2018 Answer Key

Symbiosis International (Deemed University) has released the answer key for the candidates who appeared in the SNAP 2018. Candidates can cross check their answers of SNAP 2018 and evaluate them accordingly to get the idea of being selected or not for the Admission. Along with the SNAP 2018 Answer Key, the question paper has also been released. The candidates can use both the Question Paper and Answer Key to cross-check their answers and calculate their probable score, The calculation of marks using the SNAP 2018 Key is to be done as per the marking scheme. 

If a candidate is not satisfied with the response marked in the SNAP 2018 Answer Key. To challenge a question(s), the candidate need to submit a challenge form along with the relevant proof. Also, you will have to pay an amount of Rs 590/- per challenge. If a challenge submitted by the candidate is accepted by the candidate, an amount of Rs. 500/- will be refunded to such candidate.

SNAP 2018 Mock Test

Symbiosis International (Deemed University) is providing candidates an opportunity to experience the test environment. Only those candidates who have successfully made the SNAP payment will be allowed to take the SNAP Mock Test. The candidate will receive their login credentials latest by December 10, 2018, ( Evening). The candidate will be able to book his/her slot with his/her respective credentials. The last date to register for SNAP Mock is December 09, 2018, 11.00 PM.

Mock Test: Click Here to register for SNAP 2018 Mock Test.

Significance of SNAP for MBA Admission 2018

Overall 15 institutes under Symbiosis International University use SNAP result for MBA admissions. To be precise, SNAP score plays a prominent role in shortlisting process for following institutes

  1. SIBM Pune
  2. SICSR
  3. SIMC Pune
  4. SIIB
  6. SIMS
  7. SITM
  8. SCIT
  9. SIOM Nashik
  10. SIHS
  11. SIBM Bengaluru
  12. SSMC Bengaluru
  13. SSBF
  14. SIBM Hyderabad
  15. SSSS

Furthermore, SNAP score contributes 50% in merit list preparation. Weightages for final merit list are in fact as follows.

SNAP score out of 150 scaled down to 50 50
Group exercise 10
Personal interaction 30
Writing ability test 10

SNAP 2018 Admit Card

The SNAP 2018 admit card is issued online. Candidates can download it only if they will submit the application form and the fee in the prescribed format. You must print officially issued admit card. Then read all instructions in it. Also visit exam centre that is mentioned in the admit card to get an idea of its location. On exam day, if the candidate is unable to produce the admit card, they will not be allowed to take the exam. However, just carrying the admit card is not sufficient. After downloading the hall ticket, the candidates will have to affix a passport size coloured photograph in the provided space. At the exam hall, along with the admit card, the candidates will also have to carry a Photo ID proof.

Valid ID Proofs To Take With SNAP 2018 Admit Card

  • Aadhaar Card (UID)
  • Passport
  • Voter ID Card
  • Driving license
  • Pan Card

SNAP Exam Pattern

Exam pattern of SNAP 2018 indicates details such as sections in it, number of questions, total marks. Moreover it informs of exam mode and duration. Also it is important to note type of questions and marking scheme.

Exam pattern of SNAP 2018 is as follows. Name of section Number of questions Marks
1 General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability 35 40
2 Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 35 40
3 Current Affairs 25 30
4 Analytical & Logical Reasoning 35 40
  • There are overall 130 questions.
  • Maximum marks that can be obtained in SNAP exam is 150.
  • For an incorrect answer, 25% of mark is deducted as negative marking.
  • Duration of exam is 2 hours.

SNAP Question Paper with Answers

Until 2016, SNAP was a pen and paper based exam. Candidates got a hard copy of question paper and they marked answers in OMR sheet. However, they could not take question paper back with them. Thus, there is no physical copy of question paper directly available from candidates. However, books on SNAP preparation contain past year papers with answers as well as mock tests.

Books Recommended for SNAP Preparation

SNAP 2018 (Solved Papers 2004-2016) Buy Online
Map the SNAP Solved Paper & 5 Mock Tests Buy Online
Target SNAP 2018 (Past Papers 2005 – 2016) + 5 Mock Tests Buy Online

Exam Centers

The number of exam centers for SNAP 2018 has increased particularly. This has made SNAP more accessible and now the candidates in each part of India will be able to easily appear for the examination. The list of SNAP exam centers is as below:

1 Agra 35 Pune 71 Delhi – Gurugram
2 Ahmedabad 36 Belagavi 72 Kurnool
3 Guwahati 37 Jamshedpur 73 Thrissur
 4 Mysuru 38 Raipur 74 Dhanbad
 5 Ahmednagar 39 Bengaluru 75 Lucknow
 6 Gwalior 40 Jhansi 76 Udaipur
 7 Nagpur 41 Rajkot 77 Dibrugarh
 8 Ajmer 42 Bhilai 78 Ludhiana
 9 Hisar 43 Jodhpur 79 Vadodara
10 Nashik 44 Ranchi 80 Ernakulam-Kochi
 11 Aligarh 45 Bhopal 81 Madurai
 12 Hooghly 46 Kakinada 82 Varanasi
 13 Navi Mumbai 47 Roorkee 83 Faridabad
 14 Allahabad 48 Bhubaneswar 84 Mangaluru
 15 Howrah 50 Kanpur 85 Vijayawada
16 Ambala 51 Rourkela 86 Gandhinagar
17 Hubballi 52 Bilaspur 87 Meerut
18 Noida-G Noida-Gaziabad 53 Karnal 88 Visakhapatnam
 19 Amravati 54 Shillong 89 Gangtok-Bardang
 20 Hyderabad 56 Chandigarh – Mohali  90 Moradabad
 21 Panipat 57 Kolhapur 91 Guntur
22 Amritsar 58 Shimla 92 Mumbai
23 Indore 59  Chennai
24 Panjim – Mapusa 60  Kolkata
25  Anand 61 Siliguri
 26 Jabalpur 62 Coimbatore
 27 Asansol 63 Kota
 28 Jaipur 64 Surat
29 Patna 65 Cuttack
 30 Aurangabad 66 Kottayam
31 Jalandhar 67 Thane-Kalyan-Dombivli
32 Portblair 68  Dehradun
33 Bareilly 69  Kozhikode
34 Jammu 70 Thiruvananthapuram

Know Test City Where You Will Appear For SNAP Exam 2018

Candidates will indeed know of test city through intimation from SIU. While admit card is the ultimate document that will notify test center details, applicants will also get separate email notification about center. Following dates are relevant to be noted for SNAP 2018 test city allotment.

If application fee payment is submitted by 21 October 2018
Then test center will be intimated through email by 29 October 2018
If application fee payment is submitted during 22 October 2018 (till last date of Registration)
Then test center will be notified 01 December 2018 Through admit card


It is important to know SNAP 2018 Syllabus to prepare for the exam. Before we proceed, it is important to point out that SIU does not release any official syllabus for SNAP test. Nevertheless, education experts have analysed past year papers (earlier SNAP used to be held in offline mode) and concluded a general syllabus. Candidates must make sure to be proficient in topics given below. Apart from them, questions may be asked depending on decision of exam organizers.

General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability

SIU has confirmed that General English section in SNAP 2018 will include questions on reading comprehension, verbal reasoning, verbal ability.

  • RC is where one or more passages are given, followed by questions. Candidates have to answer those questions based on their understanding of the passage.
  • Verbal reasoning and verbal ability include a vast range of topics
  • Analogies
  • Antonyms
  • Contextual usage
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Idioms
  • Jumbled paragraphs
  • Odd man out
  • One word substitution
  • Sentence completion
  • Sentence correction
  • Syllogisms

Quantitative, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency

This section mainly deals with topics of mathematics. Level of questions is moderate.

  • Algebra
  • Arithmetic mean
  • Arithmetic progression
  • Averages
  • Compound interest
  • Geometric mean
  • Geometric progression
  • HCF
  • Inequations
  • LCM
  • Linear equations
  • Mensuration
  • Number Base System
  • Number system
  • Partnership
  • Percentages
  • Permutations and combinations
  • Pipes and cisterns
  • Profit & Loss
  • Quadratic equations
  • Ratios and Proportion
  • Simple interest
  • Speed time distance
  • Trigonometry
  • Venn diagram
  • Work and time

Current Affairs

As the name suggests, current affairs deals with happenings of the world. This refers to both recent events and static general knowledge.

  • Awards
  • Business awareness
  • Geography
  • Government programs and operations
  • Persons
  • Science and technology
  • Sports

Analytical and Logical Reasoning

This sections in SNAP 2018 will test your aptitude in problem solving. You will be faced by a plethora of questions that require good observation skills.

  • Blood relation
  • Calendar
  • Clock
  • Coding and decoding
  • Critical reasoning
  • Distribution
  • Input and output
  • Mathematical puzzles
  • Puzzles
  • Seating arrangement
  • Series
  • Venn diagram
  • Visual reasoning

SNAP Result 2018

The SNAP Test 2018 Result will be declared in 4th week of December 2018. It will be released in the online mode and based on this result, the candidate will be called for the next round of selection. The result is declared by the official authority after an adequate analysis of the exam paper, therefore, no alterations will be done in the declared result and the announced result is the final one.

SNAP 2018 Registration

SNAP 2018 Registration is over now. The candidates were able to register for SNAP 2018 through online mode only at the official website any time between first and last dates indicated in official schedule. The last date to register for SNAP 2018 differs from last date to register for Symbiosis programmes. The SNAP Exam 2018 registration closed in November, whereas the applications can be submitted for programs until Dec 2018 / Jan 2018 depending upon that institute’s last date.

There are two fee amounts to be aware of. One is registration fee for exam. Another is programme registration fee.

  1. SNAP test fee is Rs 1750 + GST + payment gateway charges.
  2. Symbiosis program registration fee per program is Rs 1000 + GST + payment gateway charges.

You can pay fee using i) Billdesk Gateway ii) Axis Bank Gateway iii) Indian Bank
Gateway iv) Demand Draft.

Official website to register is

SNAP 2018 Eligibility

You should be eligible for SNAP as well as Symbiosis MBA Admission 2018. Check institute wise and program wise eligibility criteria here.

Official Website:

For more details refer to the Information Brochure 2018. It covers all details regarding SNAP and Institutes taking admission based on SNAP Score.


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