SNAP 2021 – SNAP 2021 Application Form is out online at snaptest.org, it can be applied using the direct link on this page. SIU conducts the Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) exam for MBA admission. SNAP Exam score determines to shortlist for the GD-PI WAT process of one or more of the Symbiosis institutes to which you have applied. Here it is relevant to note that there are overall 15 institutes of Symbiosis University that are using SNAP scores for MBA / MSc (CA) / MSc (SS) admission. SNAP is an online test that comprises of questions from General English, logical reasoning, quantitative aptitude and data interpretation. Final selection of the applicants for admission is based on performance in SNAP 2021 and GE-PIWAT which is conducted by the respective institutes. Get to know more about SNAP 2021 by reading this article further.
Latest: SNAP 2021 Registration has been started. Click here to apply.
One exam that closely resembles SNAP is CAT (Common Admission Test). Both these exams require similar preparation and consist of similar questions. However, SNAP is a little more speed-oriented test in relation to CAT, which focuses more on basics and concepts.
Schedule for SNAP 2021
|Registrations start||31 Aug 2021|
|Registrations close||27 Nov 2021|
|Registration fee payment closes on||27 Nov 2021|
|Snap Mock Test slot booking||to be announced|
|Snap Mock Test||to be announced|
|Admit Card releases||04 Dec 2021|
|Exam Date||19 Dec 2021|
08 Jan 2021
16 Jan 2022
|Result declaration||01 Feb 2022|
Latest News on SNAP 2021:
- Symbiosis Opens SNAP 2021 / 2022 Registration. Click here
SNAP 2021 Registration
The application form for SNAP 2021 is released in online mode only. Interested candidates can apply online through the official website of Symbiosis National Aptitude Test, snaptest.org. Steps to submit the registration form are provided below.
Step 1: Register using name, date of birth, gender, email id, and mobile number.
Step 2: Provide preferences for test centres and upload a recent coloured passport size photograph.
Step 3: Pay the application fee.
Step 4: Complete part 2 of registration which is selecting the PG Management programs. The applicants also need to pay an additional fee for each programme they apply to.
|SNAP test fee||Rs 1950|
|Registration fee per programme|
Modes to Pay the Registration Fee
- Offline (Demand Draft)
SNAP 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Before registering for SNAP 2021, the candidates must make sure that they possess the required eligibility for the test. Go through the points listed below to acquaint yourself with eligibility criteria for the test.
- A graduation degree from a recognized institution is needed.
- The candidates must pass graduation with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidates).
- Those appearing for their final year examinations may also apply, subject to the condition that they secure the minimum qualifying marks.
Criteria for International Candidates
Foreign Nationals (FN), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO), Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) and Non Resident Indians (NRI) are also eligible for registration. However, such candidates must obtain an equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). The Association verifies the foreign degrees before permitting international candidates to apply for any programme of SIU.
There are certain courses that require some additional criteria to be fulfilled by the applicants.
|Extra Eligibility Criteria|
Development & Management)
|SCMHRD||Must have graduated in any Engineering Stream|
(B.E. or B.Tech), or Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch),
or Bachelor of Planning (B.Plan.)
|MBA (Business Analytics)||SCMHRD||Must have 2 years full time work experience after graduation|
|MBA (Energy and Environment)||SIIB||Bachelor of Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science)|
|MBA||SIMS||Defence category candidate should be son / daughter of Defense personnel.|
|MBA (Operations Management)||SIOM||Must have done B.E / B.Tech|
|MBA (Data Sciences & Data Analytics)||SCIT||Candidate must have Mathematics as core subject in 10+2|
|MBA (Quantitative Finance)||SIBM,|
|The students must have studied Mathematics/Statistics during Class 12th|
SNAP 2021 Admit Card
The admit card will be issued in online mode only. Those who registered for the test in time can download the admit card from snaptest.org. To download the admit card, login credentials need to be put in. Note that no candidate is going to receive the admit card via post at his/her address. SNAP 2021 admit card has name of the exam, name of candidate, date, time & venue of test, reporting time etc on it. The candidates must print out the admit card and keep it safe. On the day of the test, carry hard copy of the admit card along with a valid government-issued Identity Card.
SNAP 2021 Test Process Flow
SNAP 2021 Mock Test
SIU releases the official mock tests before the actual test. The mock tests resemble the pattern, difficulty level and marking scheme of SNAP test. Hence, it serves as an opportunity to the serious aspirants to assess their preparation and how they fare against the other applicants. To appear for the official SNAP 2021 mock test, the registered candidates have to book their mock test slots first. SNAP ID and password are needed to book slot or take the mock test.
Click here to learn more about SNAP 2021 mock test.
SNAP 2021 Syllabus
The candidates are asked questions from 4 section in the Symbiosis National Aptitude Test 2021. Topics from which questions appear in the test are listed below. You can also check our SNAP 2021 syllabus page for in-depth information and important aspects of the syllabus.
|General English||Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency||Analytical & Logical Reasoning|
|Reading Comprehension||Interpretation and Analysis of Data||Number systems|
|Verbal Reasoning||Text Interpretation||Geometry|
|Analogies||Graphs (line, area)||Probability|
|Antonyms and Synonyms||Charts (column, bar, pie)||Permutation combination|
|Fill in the blanks||Venn Diagram||Algebra|
|Idioms||Clocks||Time and work|
|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 2021 Exam Pattern
The exam pattern for 2021 is as given below –
Mode of test: Symbiosis National Aptitude Test is conducted as an online test in computer based mode.
Duration: 60 Minutes
Medium: Questions are asked in English language.
Type of Questions: SNAP Test is an objective test. Each question has four responses Candidate should choose an appropriate response.
Negative Marking: The marking pattern to be one (1) mark for each correct answer and 25 % negative marking for each incorrect answer.
Total Marks: 60
|Subject||No of Questions||Marks Per|
|General English: Reading Comprehension,|
Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability
|Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency||20||1||20|
|Analytical & Logical Reasoning||25||1||25|
|SNAP 2021 Exam Date||Exam Timing|
|19 Dec 2021||Time: 02.00 pm – 03.00 pm.|
|08 Jan 2022||Time: 10.00 am – 11.00 am|
|16 Jan 2022||Time: 10.00 am – 11.00 am|
SNAP 2021 Exam Center
SNAP 2021 will be conducted in 94 cities all over India.
|Agra||Gangtok – Bardang||Mumbai|
|Anand||Hubballi||Panjim – Mapusa|
|Chandigarh – Mohali||Kakinada||Rourkela|
|Ernakulam – Kochi||Meerut|
Books to Prepare for SNAP 2021
It is utmost essential to have the right books for preparation. We have compiled a list of books that the candidates can refer to for their preparation. Along with names of the books and authors, links to buy the books are also provided alongside them.
|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|
Preparation Tips to Crack SNAP 2021
Having figured out the right books for exam preparation is a good start but that is not all. Along with the books, certain other things must also be taken care of in order to secure a good score.
- To ace the general english and verbal section, the candidates must have a good hold on grammar usage. One must make it a habit to regularly read an editorial of a national daily such as The Hindu.
- The time has changes for good. Gone are the days when you had to rely on books only for any exam. It is the time of world wide web and internet. There are innumerable online resources that you can make use of for SNAP 2021 preparation. With the right books and right resources, much of the path is already traversed.
- Do take 3-4 mock tests before the entrance test. The mock test must be taken under same constrains as the actual test, with same same duration and same number of questions. It is going to help you familiarize yourself with test’s format and timing.
SNAP 2021 Seat Reservation
Following reservation policy is applicable to all programmes of Symbiosis International University except SIMS (which has its own policy).
Within Sanctioned Intake
|Scheduled Caste (SC)||15%|
|Scheduled Tribes (ST)||7.5%|
|Nagpur Domiciled||25% (only for SIBM, Nagpur)|
|Children/wards of Defence Personnel||05% (only for programmes listed below)|
05% seat reservation for Children/wards of Defence Personnel is applicable only for admission into following programmes and institutes.
- MBA (International Business) at SIIB, Pune
- MBA (Digital and Telecom Management) at SIDTM, Pune
- MBA (Information Technology Business Management) at SCIT, Pune
- MBA (Information Technology) at SICSR, Pune
Supernumerary Seats (Over & above sanctioned intake)
|Kashmiri Migrants (KM)||2 seats in each course|
SNAP 2021 Answer Key
Symbiosis International University (SIU) releases the answer key after the exam has been conducted successfully. SNAP 2021 answer key is released in candidate login. To check the answer key, one has to put in his/her SNAP ID and password. The candidates who appeared in the test can use answer key to calculate marks in accordance with marking scheme of Symbiosis National Aptitude Test. The institution may provide the facility to challenge the provisional answer key. Result is prepared on the basis of the final revised answer key.
SNAP 2021 List of Participating Institutes
The following institutes under Symbiosis offer admission to their PG programmes via SNAP 2021:
|Symbiosis Institute of Business Management(SIBM, Pune)||MBA|
MBA (Innovation & Entrepreneurship)
|Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research(SICSR)||MBA (Information Technology)|
MBA (Digital Transformation)
|Symbiosis Centre for Management & Human Resource Development (SCMHRD)||MBA|
MBA (Infrastructure Development & Management)
MBA (Business Analytics)
|Symbiosis Institute of International Business(SIIB)||MBA (International Business)|
MBA (Agri Business)
MBA (Energy & Environment)
|Symbiosis Institute of Digital & Telecom Management|
(SIDTM) formerly Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management
|MBA (Digital & Telecom Management)|
|Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies(SIMS)||MBA|
|Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication (SIMC)||MBA (Communication Management)|
|Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM)||MBA (Operations Management)|
|Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT)||MBA (Information Technology Business Management)|
MBA (Data Science & Data Analytics)
|Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS)||MBA (Hospital & Healthcare Management)|
|Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru (SIBM, Bengaluru)||MBA MBA (Quantitative Finance)|
MBA (Business Analytics)
|Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance (SSBF) formerly Symbiosis School of Banking Management||MBA (Banking & Finance)|
|Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad (SIBM, Hyderabad)||MBA|
|Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS)||MBA (Sports Management)|
|Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Nagpur(SIBM, Nagpur)||MBA|
Programmes (And the Institue Offering them) for which SNAP Test is not Mandatory
|INSTITUTE||NAME OF THE PROGRAMME|
|Symbiosis Law School (SLS-Pune)||L.L.M|
|Symbiosis Law School (SLS-Noida)||L.L.M|
|Symbiosis Law School (SLS-Hyderabad)||L.L.M|
|Symbiosis Law School (SLS-Nagpur)||L.L.M|
|Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research(SICSR)||M.Sc. (Computer Applications)|
M.Sc. (System Security)
|Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS)||M.Sc. (Medical Technology)|
M.Sc. (Nutrition & Dietetics)
MPH (Master of Public Health)
|Symbiosis College of Nursing (SCON)||M.Sc. (Nursing)|
|Symbiosis School of Biomedical Sciences (SSBS)||M.Sc. (Biotechnology)|
|Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication (SIMC)||MA (Mass Communication)|
|Symbiosis School of Economics (SSE)||M.Sc. (Economics)|
|Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT)||M.Tech.(Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning|
M. Tech. (Embedded Systems)
M. Tech. (Robotics and Automation)
M.Tech. (Geo-informatics and Surveying Technology)
|Symbiosis School of International Studies (SSIS)||MA (International Studies)|
|Symbiosis Institute of Geoinformatics (SIG)||M.Sc. (Geo-informatics)|
M.Sc. (Data Science & Spatial Analytics)
|Symbiosis Statistical Institute (SSI)||M.Sc. (Applied Statistics)|
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