SNAP 2019 – Symbiosis International University (SIU) has declared result for SNAP 2019 online at snaptest.org. It is released in the form of a scorecard and can be downloaded using snap id and password. The entrance exam took place on December 15, and on December 27, 2019 for some students belonging to Dibrugarh, Shillong, Guwahati. Shortlisting of candidates is done based on their performance in the entrance test. Qualifiers are then eligible to participate in general ability test, personal interaction, group exercise. Raed more information on SNAP 2019 from this page.
Latest: SNAP 2019 result has been declared. Check here.
For SNAP 2019, the majoe change was the exam pattern. Special type questions were introduced in sections like quanitative, data interpretation, and data sufficiency. Check the complete schedule for SNAP 2019 from the table below.
|Online Registration Commences||16 Aug 2019|
|Snap Mock Test slot booking||16 – 18 Oct 2019|
|Snap Mock Test||19 & 20 Oct 2019|
|Snap Mock Test 2 slot booking||31 Oct – 04 Nov 2019|
|Snap Mock Test 2||2 and 4 Nov 2019|
|Admit Card Available||02 Dec 2019|
|Exam Date||15 Dec 2019|
|Declaration of Result||10 Jan 2020|
SNAP 2019 Result
The result for SNAP 2019 is released at the official website itself. Candidates require their snap id and password to download SNAP 2019 scorecard. The marks obtained by the candidates are then further used by the participatign institutes to shortlist candidates for admssion. Qualifiers in the entrance test are then eligible to participate in other admission round(s) which generally consist of general ability test, personal interaction, group exercise. Every institute declares there cutoff percentile for admission, candidates have to check the same online. A call from the respective institute is then sent to the finally selected candidates for admission.
Once the GE-PIWAT is complete, a final merit list is published that is based on the following criteria:
|SNAP Score (out of 150, scaled down to 50 marks)||50|
|Group Exercise (GE)||10|
|Personal Interaction (PI)||30|
|Writing Ability Test (WAT)||10|
Reservation Policy Of Symbiosis International
After the merit list is out the admission to different institutes via SNAP is based on the reservation policy. the reservation followed at Symbiosis International are as follows:
|Scheduled Caste (SC)||15%|
|Scheduled Tribe (ST)||7.5%|
|Kashmiri Migrants||2 seats per program|
A Glimpse of Placements At Symbiosis International After MBA Program
The average salary offered at SIBM is 14 -15 lakh. Whereas for SCMHRD and SIIB, the average salary reaches to more than 10 lakhs. These are a few the most sought after institutes for management studies.
Here are the key highlights of SIBM Pune Placements:
- Average Salary Rs. 17.48 LPA
- Highest salary Rs. 29 LPA
- 180 Students participated in Placement 2019 and got 192 offers from 83 Recruiters
- The average salary for the top 50 students stood at Rs. 23.76 LPA and for the top 100 students, the average salary was Rs. 20.53 LPA while for top 150 the average was Rs.18.81 Lakhs.
- 36% of the participating students were women in SIBM Placement 2019
The placement trends at SIBM are:
|SIBM Placement Year||Average Salary (Rs. In Lakhs)||Highest Salary (Rs. In Lakhs)|
SNAP 2019 Admit Card
All the registered candidates are issued the SNAP admit card. The candidates have to visit the official website, log in and download their SNAP admit card. No candidate is sent the admit card via post. Therefore the candidates have to themselves get the admit card from the website.
SNAP admit card 2019 consist of basic information about the exam such as its date, timings, and address of the exam venue. It is important that the candidate should carry the print out of the admit card on the day of the examination. Along with the Admit Card, the candidate also needs to carry a valid id proof. A valid ID proof means ant one of these:
- Driving license
- Voter ID Card
- Pan Card
- AADHAR Card (UID)
SNAP 2019 Exam Pattern Changed
Recently the exam pattern of SNAP 2019 has been changed yet again.
- This time the change came in the form of the elimination for the current affairs section that had 20 questions.
- Apart from that, the number of questions in the remaining sections have been increased.
All other aspects of the exam remain the same and can be checked below:
- Mode: Computer-based test
- Language: English only
- Type of questions asked: MCQs and special questions
- Duration of the exam: 02 hours
- Number of sections in the paper: 3
- Name of the sections: General English, Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability; Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency; Analytical & Logical reasoning;
- Marking Scheme: For each wrong answer, a negative marking of 25% of the mark is done.
What are Special Questions in SNAP? – In the Quant section, the candidates will get 5 questions, in which there will be blank space for the answer. The candidates have to enter answer with the help of the virtual keyboard.
For Example – What are the last two digits of the number 745 ? Then by using virtual keyboard you have to enter the answer as 07.
You can check the old exam pattern in the image below to compare the changes:
SNAP 2019 Syllabus
The candidates require to know what are the topics that are asked in the examination. For that purpose, they need to have the syllabus for the test that guides the candidates on what all topics to prepare.
|General English||Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency||Analytical & Logical Reasoning||Current Affairs|
|Reading Comprehension||Interpretation and Analysis of Data||Number systems||Current Affairs|
|Verbal Reasoning||Text Interpretation||Geometry||Politics|
|Analogies||Graphs (line, area)||Probability||Science|
|Antonyms and Synonyms||Charts (column, bar, pie)||Permutation combination||Economics|
|Fill in the blanks||Venn Diagram||Algebra||History|
|Idioms||Clocks||Time and work||Geography|
|Jumbled Passage||Binary Logic||LCM & HCF|
|Meaning-Usage Match||Seating arrangement||Averages|
|Summary Questions||Blood Relations||Percentages|
|Facts-Inferences-Judgments||Coding & Decoding||Profit and Loss|
|Logical sequence||Quadratic and linear equations|
|Linear and Matrix Arrangements|
SNAP 2019 Books For Preparation
The candidates have to purchase some important books that are full proof for preparing for SNAP. Therefore here we are providing the list of books that are good for SNAP 2019 preparation. The candidates can also get the direct link to buy these books online by following the links in the table:
|Name of the Book||Author/Publisher||Buy Here|
|MAP the SNAP Symbiosis National Aptitude Test||Arihant||Click Here|
|Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension||Arun Sharma and Meenakshi Upadhyay||Click Here|
|SNAP Simplified||Disha Publications||Click Here|
|Target SNAP (GK)||Disha Publications||Click Here|
|SNAP Guide||Ramesh Publication House||Click Here|
How To Prepare For SNAP 2019?
SNAP is also a national-level management entrance examination like CAT. However, unlike CAT, in SNAP the candidates have to appear for the general knowledge and current affairs section. Therefore the strategy to prepare for SNAP 2019 is a little different than that of CAT in this regards.
Let us check below the difference between SNAP and CAT and then we will let you walk through some SNAP 2019 Preparation tips:
To clear SNAP 2019 the candidates must aim at attempting at least 90 questions out of the 130 questions that are asked in the exam. Out of these 70 questions if a candidate gets 70 questions correct and on point no one can stop you from getting a call from SIBM.
Here are a few targets:
- Aim at attempting at least 70 questions correctly.
- The highest cutoff is for SIBM that is around 98 percentile.
Tip 1: Read newspapers. A good newspaper like The Hindu and it’s editorial page is highly recommended.
Tip 2: Whenever you have plenty of time work on your weak sections. Plan how to strengthen your knowledge of that section by planning time management.
Tip 3: Do not lose control of your stronger section. With the weaker section also focus on your strength. Revise them regularly and thus you will be able to give you preparation an edge.
Tip 4: GK is important. In SNAP GK is an important section and the candidates have to prepare their General Knowledge by reading Manorama yearbook or taking an online course on a daily basis.
SNAP Fact: The candidates have to carry a colored print out of the SNAP admit card to their respective exam centers.
SNAP 2019 Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria of SNAP 2019 has to be fulfilled by all the candidates and is as mentioned below:
- Candidates should possess a graduation degree, from a recognized university or college.
- In graduation, the candidates should have score more than 50% marks. However, the same for SC / ST candidates is 45%.
- Candidates in the final year may also apply.
Completed Degree from Foreign University? – If you have attained the degree from a foreign university then you need to attain equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). SIU emphases that all the foreign degree must be verified by AIU.
SNAP Fact: As compared to CAT, the difficulty level of SNAP is not much high. However, the candidates must be ready for a few twists and turn in SNAP too. If you are appearing for both CAT and SNAP, keep the preparation level same for both of them.
SNAP 2019 Institutes, Courses, and Additional Eligibility
Few institutes under SIU demand additional eligibility for admission is a particular course
|Course(s)||Extra Eligibility Criteria|
|MBA (Infrastructure Development & Management)||Should have B.E / B.Tech in:Aeronautical / Agriculture / Planning|
/ Civil / Environment / Water Resources /
Environment / Chemical / Oil & Paint /
Petrochemical / Plastic & Polymer /
Electrical / Energy / Electronics /
Electronics & Communication /
Instrumentation / Mechatronics /
Mechanical / Production /
Automobile / Industrial /
Fire & Safety / Marine /
Metallurgy / Mining.
|MBA (Business Analytics)||Must have 2 years full time work experience.|
|MBA||Defence category candidate should be son / daughter of Defense personnel.|
|MBA (Operations Management)||Must have done B.E / B.Tech|
|MBA (Data Sciences & Data Analytics)||Candidate must have had Mathematics as core subject in 10+2|
Admission Process of Symbiosis International Via SNAP 2019
The admission process of Symbiosis international via SNAP 2019 is as follows:
- First, the candidates have to clear SNAP 2019.
- The candidates are then shortlisted based in their overall SNAP percentile.
- Next, the selected candidates are called for Group Exercise, Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test (GE-PIWAT).
- Based on SNAP percentile and GE-PIWAT a final merit list is declared.
- A category-wise cut off for Merit List and Wait List will be displayed on the website of the respective institutes.
- Thereafter, the candidates who fit the cutoff have to apply in the respective college and course for admission and pay the admission fee.
SNAP 2019 Test Centers
This year, SNAP 2019 will be held in 90 cities, which are as follows:
|Allahabad||Howrah||Noida-G Noida- Gaziabad|
|Chandigarh – Mohali||Kolhapur||Siliguri|
|Delhi – Gurugram||Kurnool||Udaipur|
|Ernakulam – Kochi||Madurai||Vijayawada|
|Gangtok – Bardang||Moradabad||Mumbai|
Institutes and Courses Available via SNAP 2019
The following is the list of the institutes under Symbiosis that offer admission via SNAP 2019:
|Symbiosis Institute of Business Management(SIBM, Pune)||MBAMBA (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)|
MBA (Leadership and Strategy)
|Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research(SICSR, Pune)||MBA (Information Technology)|
M.Sc. (Computer Applications)
M.Sc. (System Security)
|Symbiosis Centre for Management andHuman Resource Development(SCMHRD, Pune)||MBAMBA (Infrastructure Development and Management)|
MBA (Business Analytics)
|Symbiosis Institute of International Business(SIIB, Pune)||MBA (International Business)|
MBA (Agri Business)
MBA (Energy & Environment)
|Symbiosis Institute of Digital and Telecom Management (SIDTM) |
[Formerly Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM)](SIDTM, Pune)
|MBA (Digital and Telecom Management)|
|Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies(SIMS, Pune)||MBA|
|Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune(SIMC, Pune)||MBA (Communication Management)|
|Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management(SIOM, Nashik)||MBA (Operations Management)|
|Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology(SCIT, Pune)||MBA (Information Technology Business Management)|
MBA (Data Science and Data Analytics)
|Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences(SIHS, Pune)||MBA (Hospital & Healthcare Management)|
Master Of Public Health (MPH)
|Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru(SIBM, Bengaluru)||MBA (Family Managed Business & Entrepreneurship)|
MBA (Quantitative Finance)
MBA (Business Analytics)
|Symbiosis School of Media & Communication, Bengaluru(SSMC, Bengaluru)||MBA (Communication Management)|
|Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance(SSBF, Pune) (Formerly Symbiosis School of Banking Management)||MBA (Banking and Finance)|
|Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad(SIBM, Hyderabad)||MBA|
|Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences(SSSS, Pune)||MBA (Sports Sciences)|
|Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Nagpur(SIBM, Nagpur)||MBA|
SNAP 2019 Registration
The registration for SNAP 2019 can only be done from snaptest.org. The process to register for the examination is as follows:
- First, the candidate has to register over the official website or click here to get the direct link for SNAP registration. To register the candidates have to enter their name, date of birth, gender, email id, and mobile number.
- Thereafter the candidates have select test city preference and upload their scanned image of passport size photograph.
- Next, the candidates have to make the payment of application fee.
- Thereafter the candidates have to complete the part 2 of the registration which is selecting the PG Management programs. You need to pay an additional amount per programme per institute at this stage.
SNAP 2019 Application Fee:
The application fee is Rs. 1750/- (+ applicable Payment gateway charges, GST, and any other taxes). However, the registration fee for each college is Rs. 1000/-.
Mode of paymnet:
The candidates have to make an application fee payment either in the online mode or via Demand Draft. In online mode the candidates can make the payment using:
- Billdesk Gateway
- Axis Bank Gateway
- Indian Bank Gateway
- Demand Draft
To make payment using the DD, 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,
Symbiosis Test Secretariat
Symbiosis International (Deemed University)
Gram : Lavale, Tal : Mulshi, Dist : Pune – 412115
Phone : +91-20-28116226/27
SNAP Fact: Around 50,000 to 60,000 students register for SNAP to compete against each other every year.
SNAP 2019 Mock Test
Symbiosis releases official Mock Test for the registered candidates of SNAP. To participate in the mock test the the registered candidates have to book their mock test slots first.
The features of the SNAP 2019 Mock Test are as follows:
- Mock Test would only have 3 sections – 1. General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability, 2. Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency and 3. Analytical & Logical Reasoning.
- The marks in Mock Test is nothing to do with the SNAP 2019 exam marks or the selection process. It is just for the practice of the candidates and their analysis.
- The Mock Test is an ooprtunity to experience the real test environment.
- The login credentials for both slot booking and taking Mock Test shall be
A. SNAP ID
Advantage of SNAP 2019 Mock Test:
A. The top 3 scorers of the Mock Test get
- free roundtrip travel tickets & 1-day free stay at Symbiosis Campus, Lavale
- an opportunity to interact with the thought leaders of Symbiosis International (Deemed University)
- a chance to meet SNAP toppers
B. The next top 100 scorers of the Mock Test shall get free merchandise from Symbiosis
SNAP 2019 Information Brochure
The detailed brochure for SNAP 2019 is out. Candidates can click on the image below to download the same.
SNAP 2019 Exam Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : SNAP a national level entrance test for admission in all B-schools operated by Symbiosis International University. The candidates who qualify SNAP get admission in the MBA / MSc programmes.
Ans : SNAP is usually held in the month of December and in the online mode.
Ans : Yes, apart from registering for SNAP, you need to separately apply to B-school programs.
Ans : Yes, there is a reservation policy that is followed. Scheduled Caste (SC) - 15%, Scheduled Tribe (ST) - 7.5%, Differently Abled- 3%, Kashmiri Migrants - 2 seats per programme, and International Candidates - 15%.
Ans : The level of the exam depends on the preparation of the candidates. However, it is sais the SNAP is a speed-based testa and CAT is more about basics and concepts. SNAP has an extra section on General Awareness, which make its syllabus a bit wider as compared to CAT.
Ans : No after qualifying SNAP the candidates have to appear in the selection process of the b schools. This includes Group Exercise, Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test (GE-PIWAT). Based on SNAP percentile and GE-PIWAT a final merit list for admission is declared.
Ans : In the Quant section, the candidates will get 5 questions, in which there will be blank space for the answer. The candidates have to enter the answer with the help of the virtual keyboard. These questions are special as they are not multiple choice based.
Official Website: www.snaptest.org
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