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SNAP 2023; Result Released on Jan 10; Exam Over on Dec 22; Check Cut off for Top Symbiosis Colleges

The SNAP exam 2023 result has been released on January 10, 2024 as earlier announced by Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune. While the 15 SNAP accepting Symbiosis colleges have closed their admission process, many other Non-SNAP score accepting colleges are open for MBA admission 2024 for next few days. SNAP 2023 Exam was conducted on three dates in December 2023. All the three SNAP exams were more or less of similar difficulty level and no major change in cut offs is expected for SIBM Pune and SCMHRD. MBAUniverse.com was the first to release the SNAP Test analysis with cut offs. Go through the SNAP analysis to understand all about the SNAP exam pattern, exam difficulty level, cut offs for 90+ percentile and other details SNAP-1 and SNAP-2 analysis Candidates had the choice to appear in one, two or all the three SNAP exams to improve their score. The best score will be considered for admission 2024. Check cut offs for Top SNAP accepting colleges. Top SNAP accepting colleges.

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SNAP 2023 Latest Updates:

SNAP Exams 2023
SNAP 2023 Exam Date
Check SNAP Test Timing
SNAP 2023 Result Date
SNAP Test-1
December 10, 2023
Exam Over in two slots; Check Analysis & Cut offs
January 10, 2024 (Released)
SNAP Test-2
December 17, 2023
Exam Over; Check Analysis & Cut offs
January 10, 2024 (Released)
SNAP Test-3
December 22, 2023
Exam Over in 2 Slots: From 2PM to 3 PM; From 4.30PM to 5.30 PM
January 10, 2024 (Released)

Conducted on annual basis by Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune, Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is the mandatory entrance exam for MBA admission 2024 in all the 15 Symbiosis institutes. SNAP cut offs in top Symbiosis colleges including SIBM Pune (Average Placement – Rs.26.77 LPA); SCMHRD Pune (Average Placement-Rs.20.40 LPA) among others do not go very high and remain between 90 to 95 percentile. All the SNAP accepting colleges will consider your best of three SNAP exam scores. SNAP score is accepted by many other B-schools also.   


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In this article, you will read all about SNAP 2023, What is SNAP Exam, Why it is important, its eligibility criteria, SNAP Application process, SNAP syllabus & pattern, how to prepare, top Symbiosis colleges, past SNAP toppers interviews and much more. You will also find important links to Free SNAP previous questions papers. So, read through till the end. 

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 SNAP 2023: Table of Contents

  1. What is SNAP Exam? Why it is so Important?
  2. SNAP Exam 2023: Highlights
  3. SNAP 2023 Important Dates   
  4. SNAP 2023 Exam Pattern
  5. SNAP 2023 Syllabus
  6. SNAP 2023 Preparation: How to Prepare for SNAP?
  7. SNAP 2023 Eligibility Criteria
  8. SNAP 2023 Registration & Application Process
  9. Top Colleges accepting SNAP Score for MBA Admission 2024
  10. SNAP 2023 Selection Procedure
  11. SNAP Test: Salient Features

1. What is SNAP Exam?
Symbiosis National Aptitude Test, popularly known as SNAP, is the MBA Entrance Exam for Admission to 15 Symbiosis Institutes in India. Every year around 1 lakh students from all disciplines including Engineering, Commerce, Humanities and even Law take SNAP Test to get into of the 2,500 MBA seats in Symbiosis colleges. SNAP 2023 is the 7th computer based exam in the history of Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) conducted by Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune. Earlier it was a paper based test. 

  • SNAP full form is Symbiosis National Aptitude Online Test.
  • SNAP is the common, mandatory MBA entrance test for admission to the 15 Symbiosis Institutes affiliated to Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune.
  • The list of SNAP score accepting colleges includes some of the top MBA colleges in the country like Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM) Pune which is highly ranked among top management institutes in India and is ranked #17 in Govt of India, MHRD NIRF Ranking 2022-Management among top 125 management institutes in India

1.1 Why Taking SNAP Exam is So Important … Key Benefits

  • SNAP is the mandatory Entrance exam for MBA Admission 2024 in all 15 Symbiosis Colleges
  • Top SNAP 2023 Score Accepting Colleges have consistent 100% placement record with high salary. For example, In placement 2023, the highest salary at SIBM Pune is Rs.35.05 LPA and Average Salary is Rs.26.77 LPA; SCMHRD Pune highest salary is Rs.35.50 LPA and average salary is Rs.20.40 LPA; SIOM Nashik highest salary is Rs.30 LPA and average salary is Rs.14.35 LPA; SIBM Bengaluru highest salary is Rs.21 LPA and average salary is Rs.13.48 LPA 
  • SNAP is a short duration exam of only one hour duration with 60 questions. A moderate score award high percentile in SNAP
  • SNAP has comparatively low difficulty level as compared to CAT and XAT
  • SNAP offers opportunity to appear in one, two or all the three exams and all the Symbiosis Colleges consider the best score obtained in any of the three exams

2. SNAP Exam 2023: Highlights
One of the most important MBA entrance exams – SNAP 2023 has following key highlights:

Test Conducting Body
Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune
Number of MBA colleges under SNAP
15 Symbiosis Institutes offering MBA programmes
Mode of Exam
Computer Based Online Exam
SNAP 2023 Test duration
60 Minutes
Application Process
Online; Simultaneously apply for entrance exam and for institute level Programs
SNAP Registration & Application Fee
Rs.2250/- (The SNAP registration fee will apply for each exam separately)
SNAP Full Form
Symbiosis National Aptitude Test
Expected SNAP Cut offs for top Symbiosis Institutes
88 to 97 percentile for SIBM Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune, SCMHRD Pune, SIOM Nashik
Total Questions in the Exam
60
Sectional Division of Test
3 Sections with different number of Questions in Each Section
Difficulty Level
Moderate to Difficult
SNAP 2023 Test Cities
90-95


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3. SNAP 2023 Important Dates and Schedule


All the SNAP exam details with important changes have been made available with the release of SNAP notification. The SNAP 2023 important dates are officially announced by SIU Pune. Following are the SNAP exam dates for registration, admit card and SNAP exam 2023:

SNAP 2023 Exam Time Line  
SNAP Dates
SNAP Notification 2023 Release
August 23, 2023
SNAP Registration start date
August 23, 2023
Last date to Apply
November 23, 2023
SNAP 2023 Exam Registration Fee
Rs.2250/- for each SNAP exam (Under Revision)
Last date to Pay Exam Fee
November 23, 2023
Symbiosis Institute Programme Registration  Fee
Rs.1000/- per programme, per institute
SNAP 2023 Admit Card download Starts
(On snaptest.org)
SNAP-1: December 4, 2023 (Exam on Dec 10, 2023)
SNAP-2: December 9, 2023 (Exam on Dec 17, 2023)
SNAP-3: December 9, 2023 (Exam on Dec 22, 2023)
Last date for SNAP Admit Card download
Till Exam Date
SNAP 2023 Exam Dates & Test Duration
1 hour duration exam:
SNAP-1: Dec 10, 2023
SNAP-2: Dec 17, 2023
SNAP-3: Dec 22, 2023  
SNAP 2023 Test Timing
Exact timing to be shared to the candidates through SNAP Admit Card
SNAP 2023 Result date
January 10, 2024

4. SNAP 2023 Exam Pattern: Sections, Question paper
Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune which conducts SNAP annually will release the SNAP pattern 2023. In 2017, SNAP changed its exam format as Computer Based Test from earlier Paper Based Test. The very next year in 2018, SNAP pattern was changed again with introduction of special questions. The SNAP 2019 exam structure was changed again with fewer number of questions. The SNAP Test 2020 structure was changed further due to Covid-19 pandemic to 60 questions and one hour duration exam which is being followed for SNAP 2023 also.

SNAP Exam Pattern
SNAP 2023
SNAP 2022, 2021, & 2020
SNAP 2019
SNAP 2018
Total Questions in SNAP Entrance Exam
60
60
110
130
Sectional Composition of Questions:
(1) General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability
(2) Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency  
(3) Analytical & Logical Reasoning
15
 
 
20
 
25
 
15
 
 
20
 
 
25
English-34; QA & DI-35; Reasoning-36; Special Questions-5
English-35; QA & DI-35; Reasoning-35; Current Affairs-25
Normal Questions (MCQ Type)
60
60
105
110
Special Questions (Non-MCQ Type)
Nil
 Nil
   5
  20
Scoring Pattern (Normal Questions)
+1 Mark for Each Correct Answer
 
+1 Mark for Each Correct Answer
+1 Mark for Each Correct Answer in Quant & Current Affairs sections; +1.5 Marks for English and Reasoning Sections 
(105 MCQs)
+1 Mark for Each Correct Answer for MCQs
Scoring Pattern (Special Questions)
Not applicable
Not applicable
+2 Marks for Each Correct Answer of Special Questions (5 Non MCQs)
+2 Marks for Non MCQs (Special questions)
Negative Marking
-25% for each wrong answer
-25% for each wrong answer
-25% for each wrong answer
-25% for each wrong answer
Choice of Answer Options (Normal Questions)
4 for Normal Questions only
4 for Normal Questions only
4 for Normal Questions only
4 for all the questions
Choice of Answer Options (Special Questions)
Not Applicable
No Choice. Must Write the answer in the given space on computer screen using virtual key board
No Choice. Must Write the answer in the given space on computer screen using virtual key board
No Choice. Must Write the answer in the given space on computer screen using virtual key board
Number of Test Cities
90+
86 to 90+
90
92

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4.1 SNAP Exam Details 2023: Key changes

  • Candidate can appear in SNAP 2023 upto 3 times
  • Test duration and timing is same for the 3 SNAP exam dates.
  • Best of the performance of candidate out of the attempts he/ she has made will be considered for final percentile calculation.
  • The candidate have to decide well in advance and latest by the last date to apply, if he/she planned to give SNAP once, twice or three times

4.2 Scoring Pattern:

  • +1 mark for each correct answer and ¼ negative marking for each incorrect answer.
  • To provide latest updates on SNAP 2023, Symbiosis International University will open free subscription process. You need to fill your name, mobile number, Email and City to get update on SNAP 2023
  • Over the years, SNAP has changed its question paper pattern from paper based to computer based. To get a high percentile (90+) requires 3-4 months of serious preparation.
  • The difficulty level for the exam is expected to remain same as of last year, despite all the changes in the pattern.
  • SNAP Cut off as expected by Experts at MBAUniverse.com, IMS, CL, is between 93 to 96 percentile for SCMHRD Pune and SIBM Pune.

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5. SNAP 2023 Syllabus
SNAP Syllabus 2023 covers the sectional test composition, number of questions, type of questions, important topics, scoring pattern in SNAP Test. Those who are preparing as per the revised SNAP Syllabus and pattern of exam stand better chance to score high in SNAP 2023 and get into their preferred Symbiosis institute. 

 

5.1 Composition of SNAP Exam Syllabus 2023

SNAP Entrance Exam Syllabus - Key Components
SNAP Syllabus 2023
Total Questions
60
Overall Time Limit to Attempt the Exam
1 hour
Type of Questions
MCQs
Answer Options for MCQs
 4
Marks Awarded for each Correct Answer
 1
Negative Marking
25% for each wrong answer
Exam Difficulty Level
Moderate
Number of Sections
4
Section-1: Name and Number of Questions
General English, RC,VR,VA-15 (MCQs) with 1 Mark for each correct answer
Section-2: Name and Number of Questions
Analytical & Logical Reasoning-25 (MCQs) with 1 mark for each correct answer
Section-3: Name and Number of Questions
Quant, DI, Data Sufficiency-20 with 1 mark for each correct MCQ
Section-4: Name and Number of Questions
Current Affairs- Nil
Facility to Choose Order of Sections
Yes, any question from any section within overall time limit
Individual Sectional Time Limit
No

SNAP Syllabus 2023 is subdivided into sections and sub-sections. This sectional sub-division in SNAP syllabus makes SNAP 2023 as an exam with more than 5 effective sections as the three sections are further sub- divided into sub-sections. SNAP 2023 exam syllabus is thus based on the past test patterns which contain questions from all these sections.  

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Section 1: SNAP 2023 Syllabus for General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability  

  • Section Highlights: This section comprises all the components of English Language and the major parts covered are English Language, Reading Comprehension Passages, Verbal Reasoning and Verbal Ability.
  • Number of Questions: 15
  • Normal Questions (MCQs): 15
  • Special Questions (Non-MCQs): Nil
  • Maximum available score: 15 Marks
  • Sectional Weightage in SNAP Syllabus: 25%

Important Topics in SNAP 2023 Syllabus:

 

Reading Comprehension (RC) Passages: 5-6 Questions

  • 2 RC Passage followed by 5-6 questions
  • RC topics are based on Facts, Opinion, Literature, Current Affairs among others
  • The SNAP Syllabus on RC passages does not throw difficult questions
  • RC Based questions are directly related to the RC passage contents

Verbal Ability (VA): 5-6 Questions

  • Synonyms, Antonyms, Fill in the Blanks
  • Idioms, Phrases, Vocabulary usage
  • Jumbled Paragraphs
  • Correction of Errors in sentences,
  • Core Grammar usage – Conditionals, Active Passive, Indirect Narration etc.

Verbal Reasoning: 3-4 Questions

  • Critical Reasoning
  • Analogy
  • Identifying Parts of Speech

Section-2: SNAP Syllabus 2023 for Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation, Data Sufficiency

  • Section Highlights: This section syllabus comprises questions on Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency. Although Questions on Data Interpretation are limited, they sometimes prove lengthier than questions on Quant and consume major part of the time.
  • Number of Questions: 20
  • Normal Questions (MCQs): 20
  • Special Questions (Non-MCQs): Nil
  • Maximum available score: 20 Marks
  • Sectional Weightage in SNAP Syllabus: 33%

Major Topics in the SNAP 2023 Syllabus are:

 

Quantitative Ability: 12-14 Questions

  • Number System
  • Arithmetic - Percentage, Profit-Loss, Interest, Time- Speed-Distance, Averages, Ratio etc.
  • Algebra
  • Linear Equations; Quadratic Equations
  • Logarithm
  • Progressions
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Surds and Indices
  • Inequalities
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Probability Functions
  • Set Theory
  • Mixtures and Alligations
  • Geometry
  • Co-ordinate Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Mensuration

Data Interpretation, Data Sufficiency: 6-8 Questions 

  • Series
  • Graphs-Pie Chart
  • Tables
  • Bar Graph

Section-3: SNAP Syllabus 2023 for Analytical and Logical Ability

  • Section Highlights: This section has highest weightage in percentile calculation in SNAP exam. The question topics include areas like computing, visualization, articulation, and problem solving, topics. The questions may be in the set form or may be individual ones depending upon the shape of the problem.
  • Number of Questions: 25
  • Normal Questions (MCQs): 25
  • Special Questions (Non-MCQs): Nil
  • Maximum available score: 25 Marks
  • Weightage: 42%

SNAP MBA Syllabus 2023 Topics: SNAP syllabus 2022 contains following important topics in this section

  • Family Tree – Blood Relations
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Direction Sense
  • Clocks & Calendars
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Analogy
  • Series
  • Coding – Decoding
  • Meaningful Word, Matrix
  • Visual reasoning
  • Syllogisms
  • Critical Reasoning
  • Verbal and Miscellaneous Reasoning

Section-3: SNAP Syllabus for Current Affairs

  • Section Highlights: This section is scrapped from SNAP 2023 syllabus. It was present till SNAP exam 2019. Now with shorter duration SNAP exam, SIU Pune has removed the Current Affairs section from SNAP Exam Syllabus and has made it easier for the candidates. Earlier the Current Affairs Syllabus in SNAP was limited to the current affairs of last 2 years.
  • Number of Questions: Nil
  • Normal Questions (MCQs): Nil
  • Special Questions (Non-MCQs): Nil
  • Maximum available score: Nil
  • Sectional Weightage in SNAP Syllabus 2023: Nil  

SNAP Syllabus Topics:  The questions asked in this section were based on Economics, finance, national and international current affairs. Major topics covered for this section in SNAP Syllabus are:

  • Business & Economics
  • Personalities & Awards
  • Sports
  • International Events
  • Science & Technology
  • Geography
  • Missions of the Countries
  • Miscellaneous

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6. SNAP 2023 Preparation: How to Prepare for SNAP?

SNAP Preparation guide how to start SNAP preparation at home as per the revised exam pattern, is focused on following points:

  • Check SNAP Exam Pattern: You must be aware about the Changed SNAP 2023 exam pattern
  • Read the complete SNAP 2023 Syllabus: Important topics & Changes
  • Choose the best Books for SNAP preparation
  • Plan your SNAP Preparation Time and learn How to prepare for SNAP in 6 months, 3 months or 2 months?
  • Understand How to start SNAP preparation at home?
  • Make a Choice between How to prepare for SNAP with or without coaching: Pros & Cons
  • Solve SNAP Previous Test papers & Mocks: How to attempt and analyse? 
  • Learn Strategy to score 95+ percentile in SNAP with Tips from Toppers

6.1 How to start SNAP preparation?
SNAP preparation should be started at home with preparation books and study material. SNAP toppers studying at Symbiosis Pune and SCMHRD advise to start self-preparation at home without being dependent on any coaching. SNAP preparation tips to start SNAP preparation at home are:

  • Go through the revised SNAP exam pattern
  • Read thoroughly the SNAP syllabus 2023
  • Pick out your strong and weak areas in all the four sections
  • Gather the best books and preparation material for SNAP preparation
  • Improve on your weak areas and monitor the improvement regularly
  • Take as many SNAP Mocks during your SNAP 2022 preparation and do the analysis of each Mock. Without analysis of Mock, attempting a mock test may not be useful.
  • If you are weak in VARC, reading different articles and novels, conversing in English with friends and even watching English TV series and movies will be helpful.
  • Write down whatever new words you encounter after reading at least 5-6 newspaper articles every day
  • Data Interpretation (DI) is considered a bit more time consuming. Start practicing on DI questions. Use approximation techniques for quick calculations.

6.2 SNAP Exam Preparation Books
A few of the best books for SNAP recommended by toppers to prepare for SNAP 2023 are:

 

6.2.1 SNAP Exam Preparation Books for English Section: VARC

  • How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT’- by Arun Sharma & Meenakshi Upadhyay
  • Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for the CAT’ - by Nishit K Sinha
  • Latest RC Passages and practice questions provided by Study centres like TIME, CL among others
  • Editorial and short articles published in English news papers
  • ‘Word Power Made Easy’ – by Norman Lewis
  • ‘High School English Grammar & Composition’ – by Wren & Martin
  • Regularly solve the Verbal Ability questions from your study material especially on Para summary, Jumbled Paragraphs
  • There is also number of SNAP preparation books PDF free download available online for SNAP 2023 aspirants
  • Use the study material of best online coaching for SNAP 2023

6.2.2 SNAP Exam Preparation Books for Quant and DI

  • ‘How to Prepare for Data Interpretation for CAT’ - by Arun Sharma (Published by McGraw Hill)
  • ‘How to prepare for Quantitative for the CAT’ - by Arun Sharma, published by MGH Education
  • ‘Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT’ – by Nishit K.Sinha, Published by Pearson
  • ‘The Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude for competitive exams’
  • Quant study modules by TIME, CL, IMS

6.2.3 SNAP Exam Preparation Books for Reasoning

  • ‘Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for the CAT’ - by Nishit K Sinha (Published by Pearson)
  • ‘How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for the CAT’ - by Arun Sharma (Published by McGraw Hill)

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7. SNAP 2023 Eligibility Criteria
SNAP 2023 Eligibility criteria comprise two major SNAP Exam Eligibility requirements. The first part in the SNAP Eligibility criteria is the SNAP exam eligibility to appear in SNAP 2023 entrance exam and the second part of SNAP 2023 Eligibility is the post SNAP exam eligibility with cut offs as required by each of the 15 Symbiosis colleges for MBA admission. The Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune announces the SNAP 2023 Eligibility Criteria as well as the eligibility criteria to apply for admission in each of the 15 Symbiosis Institutes. Read More 

 

8. SNAP 2023 Registration & Application Process
You can register online on the official SNAP 2023 Exam website and can pay the exam fee of Rs.1950/- online or by DD. The SNAP exam fee includes the fee for exam application form and for registration. 

 

8.1 Step by Step SNAP 2023 Registration Process
Registration and Application form for SNAP 2023 can be filled up in four steps:

  • Step-1: Register as New User & Fill in Personal Details
  • Step-2: Make Payment of Rs.1950/- online (For one Exam. Check details below)
  • Step-3: Register for MBA programmes of preferred Symbiosis Institutes
  • Step-4: Make Payment for Symbiosis MBA Programmes Application Fee

8.2 SNAP 2023 Registration Fees: Exam Wise
Below are shared the details of SNAP registration fee and Symbiosis Institute application fee for your reference:

SNAP Exams 2023
SNAP Registration Fees
Important Notes
For One SNAP Exam
Rs.1950
Decide at the time of filling up the form, No Choice Later on
For Two SNAP Exams
Rs.3900
Check the Process
For Three SNAP Exams
Rs.5850
Can Apply upto 3 Exams
Each Symbiosis College Fee
Rs.1000 per program
Application fee per institute and per program. Can apply to all the 15 colleges @ 1000 per institute per program

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9. Top Colleges accepting SNAP Score for MBA Admission 2024
15 Symbiosis MBA colleges in India accept SNAP score 2023 for MBA admission 2024. All the MBA colleges in India accepting the SNAP test score are affiliated to Symbiosis International University, Pune. These Symbiosis institutes offer SIU University MBA degree in different streams. The SNAP cut offs in the MBA colleges will vary from institute to institute. Apart from the overall SNAP cut offs, the SNAP accepting colleges also consider sectional SNAP cut offs in shortlisting the candidates. Following are the MBA colleges accepting SNAP score:

Sl No.
SNAP Accepting MBA college & City
1
SIBM (Symbiosis Institute of Business Management), Pune
2
SCMHRD (Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development) Pune
3
SIIB (Symbiosis Institute of International Business), Pune
4
SIBM (Symbiosis Institute of Business Management) Bangalore
5
Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM) Nashik
6
SICSR (Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research) Pune
7
SIDTM (Symbiosis Institute of Digital Telecom Management), Pune 
8
SIMS (Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies), Pune 
9
SIMC (Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication) Pune
10
SCIT (Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology), Pune
11
SIHS (Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences) Pune
12
SSBF (Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance), Pune
13
SSSS (Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences), Pune
14
SIBM (Symbiosis Institute of Business Management), Hyderabad
15
SIBM (Symbiosis Institute Of Business Management), Nagpur

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10. SNAP 2023 Selection Procedure
There are 15 Symbiosis MBA colleges for which SNAP test is conducted for MBA admission 2024. The application process in Symbiosis institutes opens with the start of SNAP registration process. You need to apply for MBA admission 2024 by paying Rs.1000 for each programme in your preferred Symbiosis institutes before they close their last date to apply.  

 

Candidates aspiring to join MBA / MSc (CA) / MSc (SS) program offered by the Symbiosis Institutes have to appear for the SNAP entrance exam 2023. To appear in SNAP 2023 exam, one has to register for SNAP Test & also register for the institutes offering his/ her choice of program by paying separate program registration fees. If shortlisted, he/she would need to attend the GE-PI-WAT process conducted by each of these institutes individually. The registration process for the exam and institutes is now simplified. Aspirants can now complete the exam registration as well as Institute program registrations on the same portal

 

SNAP Test Admit Card needs to be downloaded from SNAP official website. It will remain available for download till the SNAP exam date.

 

11. SNAP Test: Salient features
Let’s look at some of the salient features of SNAP Test 2023:

 

Gateway to 15 Symbiosis MBA colleges: SNAP is the only exam, the scores of which are accepted by all the 15 Symbiosis institute across the country for MBA admission. Some of the top MBA colleges accepting SNAP scores are SIBM Pune, SCMHRD Pune, SIIB Pune, SIBM Bangalore among others.

 

Moderate Difficulty Level: SNAP 2023 is a moderate difficulty level test divided in three core sections of  General English; Quantitative, Data Interpretation and Data sufficiency; Analytical & Logical Reasoning. The duration of the exam is reduced to one hour.

 

No Sectional Cutoff:  SNAP 2023 exam scores do not have sectional cut off. So, it offers you the opportunity to play on your strength be it Quants, LR/DI or English and maximize the score. However, qualifying score in each of the 3 sections has to be obtained. 

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Leads to University MBA degree: All the SNAP exam accepting Symbiosis institutes are affiliated to Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune and as such award University MBA degree which is recognized worldwide.

 

SNAP, Similar to CAT, XAT, CMAT, NMAT: SNAP 2023 exam is an online computer-based test on the pattern of CAT, XAT, CMAT, NMAT. As per the past trends, it is expected that SNAP will have lower difficulty level than CAT and XAT and similar difficulty level with NMAT and CMAT.

 

Low Cost Exam: SNAP is the low cost MBA entrance exam as it provides admission opportunity in 16 Symbiosis B-schools with the SNAP registration and application fee of Rs.1950/-. SNAP exam, SNAP Registration and SNAP exam application fee taken together comes to little above Rs.100 per Symbiosis MBA college.

 

Simplified Application Process: You can apply to Symbiosis Institutes through SNAP Application Form. Aspirants can now apply for the programmes in each Symbiosis Institute through the SNAP exam portal by paying the Institute application fee of Rs.1000/- per programme.  

 

 

Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Test is an important National Level MBA Entrance test for MBA admission in 15 Symbiosis MBA colleges accepting SNAP 2023 score. It is considered as one of the major entrance exams after CAT and XAT.  

 

Some of the top MBA colleges in India like Symbiosis Institute of Management (SIBM), Pune; SIIB Pune; SCMHRD Pune, SIBM Bangalore among others accept only SNAP Test scores for MBA admission.

 

Thousands of MBA aspirants will register and apply and will test their skills on SNAP 2023 Exam Date for admission to various Symbiosis institutes. Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune, the authority which conducts Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) exam, releases the SNAP Notification with all the details.

 

MBAUniverse.com will continue to update this page to highlight latest updates and other exam announcements. So, bookmark this page for your SNAP 2023 exam preparation.  

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SNAP Exam Pattern and Syllabus

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Exam dates and schedule

  • Notification date: 23-08-2023 03:00 PM (Confirm)
    Registration – Online: 23-08-2023 05:00 PM to 23-11-2023 11:30 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 04-12-2023 10:00 AM to 09-12-2023 10:00 AM (Tentative)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Sunday, December 10, 2023 - 14:00 to 15:00 (Confirm), Sunday, December 17, 2023 - 14:00 to 15:00 (Confirm), Friday, December 22, 2023 - 14:00 to 15:00 (Confirm)
    Result: 10-01-2024 10:00 AM (Confirm)

SNAP toppers

Rajat Tomar , Uttar Pradesh
SNAP 2016 - 98.10 Percentile ....
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SNAP 2016 - 99.23 Percentile ....
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SNAP 2015 - 99.97 Percentile ....
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SNAP 2015 - 99.99 Percentile ....

SNAP Eligibility 2023

SNAP 2023 Eligibility Criteria as prescribed by Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune for SNAP exam comprise two major eligibility requirements. The first part in the SNAP Eligibility criteria is the SNAP exam eligibility to appear in SNAP 2023 entrance exam and the second part of SNAP 2023 Eligibility is the post SNAP exam eligibility with cut offs as required by each of the 15 Symbiosis colleges for MBA admission 2024. The Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune has announced the SNAP 2023 Eligibility Criteria as well as the eligibility criteria to apply for admission in each of the 15 Symbiosis Institutes.   

 

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SNAP Registration 2023

SNAP Registration 2023: Last Date Closed on November 23; Exam on December 10, 17, & 22; Admit Card Released; Check Key Guidelines

SNAP exam 2023 registration and application process has closed on Nov 23, 2023 at official SNAP website snapttest.org. The SNAP 2023 exam will be held in December on three dates – Dec 10, 17 and 22 in 84 cities. SIU has released SNAP 2023 Admit card for the first SNAP exam of December 10, 2023 at snaptest.org. SNAP exam timing is mentioned only in Admit card and is not released separately.

 

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SNAP Answer Key 2023

SNAP Answer key: Check Release Dates; How to Download; Important Guidelines

 

Three SNAP 2023 exams are being conducted in December 2023 for MBA admission 2024 in all the 15 Symbiosis Institutes. The SNAP Test-1 2023 was conducted on December 10 and SNAP-2 and SNAP-3 are scheduled on December 17 & 22 respectively. After the SNAP exams on all the three dates are over, the SNAP 2023 Answer Key will be released before declaration of SNAP result. 

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SNAP 2023 Mock Test

SNAP Mock Test 2023: Take Free SNAP 2023 Mock Test with Answers with Latest Exam Pattern & Syllabus  

 

The SNAP Mock Test 2023 is the best preparation tool to check your SNAP exam preparation readiness. Based on SNAP -1 and SNAP-2, experts at MBAUniverse.com have prepared SNAP 2023 Free Mock Test on latest SNAP exam pattern. So, if you are seriously preparing for SNAP exam 2023 and wish to score high percentile, attempt the SNAP Mock Tests to get ready for SNAP exam day. This article, prepared by experts contains full length SNAP 2023 Mock Test with low and high difficulty questions as per latest SNAP exam pattern.

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SNAP Exam Pattern 2023

SNAP-2 Exam pattern for the SNAP exam on December 17, 2024 is based on the SNAP-1 test pattern held on December 10. The exam difficuklty level is likely to remain same. The SNAP Test-2 question paper on Dec 17, 2023 is expected to remain of moderate difficulty on following pattern:

 

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SNAP 2023 Test-2 Pattern on December 17, 2023

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SNAP Admit Card 2023

SNAP Admit Card 2023: Released for SNAP-1 Exam; Three Separate Admit Cards for 3 SNAP Exams in Dec; Check How to download and important details to verify

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SNAP Syllabus 2023

SNAP 2023 exam syllabus for all the three SNAP exams is same. There are 60 questions in SNAP divided in three sections. You need to attempt the SNAP question paper in one hour without any sectional time limit. SNAP Syllabus 2023 covers the sectional test composition, number of questions, type of questions, important topics, scoring pattern in SNAP Test. Those who are preparing as per the revised SNAP Syllabus and pattern of exam, they stand better chance to score high in SNAP 2023 and get into their preferred Symbiosis institute like SIBM Pune; SCMHRD Pune; SIOM Nashik among others. 

 

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SNAP Previous Test papers

Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune is conducting three SNAP 2023 exams in the month of December 2023. The 1st SNAP 2023 Online Computer Based SNAP Test is scheduled  on Dec 10; 2nd on Dec 17 and third on Dec 22, 2023. Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) 2023 will be held in 84 test cities in India for admission to MBA 2024-26 batch in 15 Symbiosis Management institutes including SIBM Pune, SCMHRD Pune, SIOM Nashik among others.  

 

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SNAP Exam Analysis 2023

SNAP Exam Analysis 2023: SNAP-2 Over on December 17; Check Analysis, Exam Pattern, Cut offs for SIBM Pune, SCMHRD

 

SNAP Test -2 is over on December 17 in a single slot from 2 PM to 3 PM. SNAP-2 has remained on the same pattern and difficulty level as was SNAP Test-1 on Dec 10. Check below the  MBAUniverse.com and IMS Learning indepth SNAP Test-2 Analysis with overall and sectional pattern, difficulty level, cut offs for top Symbiosis colleges and prepare accordingly for SNAP-3 Exam

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SNAP Vs Other MBA Entrance Exams

SNAP Vs Other MBA Entrance Exams

If we go for a comparative analysis for SNAP Vs other MBA entrance exams, we may find that SNAP is very much similar to other national level MBA entrance exams like CAT, XAT, NMAT among others. 

 

Apart from sectional composition of SNAP Vs other MBA entrance exams, the SNAP has recently changed its mode and structure of exam and has now become a computer based test with reduced number of questions and reduced time duration as against paper based test with more questions and longer time duration.

 

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SNAP Preparation 2023

SNAP is a moderate difficulty exam and as such your SNAP 2023 Preparation should synchronize as per the latest SNAP exam pattern and syllabus. SNAP exam Preparation is not very difficult as you are already doing or have done your CAT, XAT, NMAT, CMAT exam preparation. In view of the experts and past SNAP Test toppers, the SNAP exam has become easier with reduced time duration of one hour with 60 MCQ type questions divided in 3 sections like other exams and include General English & RC; Reasoning; Quantitative, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency. 

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SNAP Exam Cities 2023

SNAP 2023 exam will conducted in 94 cities in India. SIU Pune will conduct the SNAP exam all over India on three dates in December 2023 on December 10, 17 and 22, 2023. Out of these SNAP 2023 exam cities, many of them will have multiple SNAP exam centers. The number of SNAP 2023 exam centers has gone up from earlier 90 cities.

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SNAP Result 2023

SNAP Result Released on Jan 10, 2024; Check Cut offs in Top SNAP Accepting MBA Colleges

SNAP 2023 Result has been released on January 10, 2024 for all the three SNAP exams which were held on December 10, 17, 22, 2023. You can download your SNAP 2023 score card from the official SNAP website in a single step from direct link.

 

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Read Table of Contents below to know complete details on How to Download SNAP Score card 2023; the expected Cut Offs for top Symbiosis colleges and Top Non-SNAP MBA Colleges where Admissions Are Closing Very Soon, SNAP shortlisting criteria, Final admission criteria and more

 

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SNAP Percentile Predictor 2023

SNAP Percentile Predictor: Live Now! Check SNAP Percentile Here

 

SNAP Test -1 was conducted in two slots on December 10. Test takers are now looking for the SNAP percentile based on their performance in the exam. To help you to check your nearest SNAP 2023 score and Percentile in simple steps, MBAUniverse.com SNAP Percentile Predictor is Live Now! 

 

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SNAP Cutoff 2023

SNAP Cut Off 2023: Results Released; Check Expected Cut off for SIBM Pune, SCMHRD, SIBM Bangalore, Other Symbiosis Colleges

 

SNAP 2023 exam was held on December 22, 2023. SNAP Result has been released on January 10, 2024. Based on the SNAP 2023 exam pattern, difficulty level and the SNAP score and percentile calculation process, the expected Cut Offs for top Symbiosis colleges for admission 2024 are calculated below. Also check: Top Non-SNAP MBA Colleges where Admissions Are Closing Very Soon – highlighted as ‘Alert! MBA Admissions 2024 Closing…’ in tables bellow. 

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