SNAP 2019

02 Jul, 2018

SNAP 2019- SNAP stands for Symbiosis National Aptitude Test which is convened by Symbiosis International University (SIU) per year. This national level entrance exam is conducted with a purpose to shortlist the candidates for different MBA programs in diverse disciplines, run by SIU. Apart from Symbiosis International University, there are other participating Symbiosis institutes that validate SNAP Score Card to consider the admission applications of the candidates. The number of Symbiosis Institutes across the country is 15. SNAP 2019 Exam notification will be released by the apex body in the mid of August 2019. The examinees, who are eagerly waiting for SNAP 2019, need to memorize this timeslot to initiate the process of SNAP 2019 Registration which will be managed by the authority till last week of November 2019. This article encompasses the valuable information about SNAP 2019 comprehensively, including important dates of all the events, registration process, eligibility criteria, admit card details, exam pattern, result announcement of SNAP 2019, etc.

An Overview of SNAP 2019

Name of the Exam Symbiosis National Aptitude Test 2019
Apex Body Symbiosis International University (SIU)
Official Website
Exam Recognized as National Level
Frequency of Exam Yearly
Eligibility Criteria Bachelor’s Degree in any stream with 50% aggregate in qualifying exam
Purpose of exam Admission in PG-level Management Programs conducted by SIU and allied institutions
Date of Exam 3rd week of December 2019
How to Register Online
Exam Duration 120 Minutes


SNAP 2019 Important Dates: A Tabular View

    SNAP 2019 is one such exam wherein different events occur with the regular interval of the time. Let’s have a look at the below table that is depicting the tentative schedule of varied events of SNAP 2019:

    SNAP Events Dates (Tentative)
    SNAP 2019 Registration Commencement Mid of August 2019
    Last date for SNAP 2019 Registration By the end of November 2019
    SNAP Registration Fee Payment Closing Date By the end of November 2019
    Admit Card Release Starting of December 2019
    SNAP Exam Date Mid of December 2019
    SNAP Result Declaration By the end of December 2019


    SNAP 2019 Application Form

    SNAP 2019 Application Form will be made available by the conducting body online only for different PG-level management programs. SNAP registration for the year 2019 will commence from mid-August and the last date for the same would fall in November 2019. The aspirants will have to feed the application form with personal details as well as their academic credentials. It will be a 3-step application form. Run your eyeballs below to know more about the steps:

    • Create login account by entering your personal details
    • Pay the registration fee either through online modes or offline mode.
    • Feed the Part 2 of Registration Form with correct information in the respective boxes.

    How to Register for SNAP 2019?

    The candidates need to follow the below steps to submit the SNAP 2019 application form to take SIU Entrance Exam:

    • Find the official website and visit it.
    • Click on “New Register” button and hit “Agree”.
    • Feed the form with personal, academic, and other asked details.
    • Hit ‘Save & Continue’ and you will receive OTP on your mobile and registered mail ID.
    • Enter OTP and submit the application form.
    • A Unique SNAP ID & Password will be generated and shared on your mobile & registered mail ID.
    • You can pay the application fee either online or through a Demand Draft (DD)
    • Now you can proceed to Part 2 of registration where the aspirants need to select programs & colleges.

    Application Fee of SNAP 2019

    The candidates need to pay the application fee of Rs. 1750. There is no relaxation in any specific category and the fee will remain the same for the students of all categories. Fee can be paid either online or through offline mode. Find below the information about the fee payment process through both modes:

    Online Mode: Fee is acceptable through Debit Card, Credit Card, and Net Banking.

    Offline Mode: Fee can also be paid through a DD of requisite amount, which should be issued in favor of ‘Symbiosis Test Secretariat’ and payable at Pune.

    Application Fee 

    Mode of Payment Fee
    Online Rs. 1750
    Offline Rs. 2065


    Remarks- A separate fee of Rs. 1000 will be applicable for each program candidates would apply for in their desired participating institute. While paying through DD, it will be Rs 1180.    

    Once after submitting the application form successfully, the candidates need to take the printout of the same and send it to the address given below:

    Symbiosis Test Secretariat

    Symbiosis International University

    Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi, Dist.: Pune – 412115

    Phone: 020-39116226/ 27, Tele fax: 020-39116228

    SNAP 2019 Application Form for Foreign Nationals

    The application form of SNAP 2019 will be accepted from foreign nationals as well. Symbiosis International University will release a centralized merit list representing all the registered foreign candidates. All the foreign nationals need to go through the 3 steps- SNAP 2019 Application Form Registration, Verification of the Documents, and checking the generated SNAP 2019 Merit List.

    After the successful submission of application form, the students will have to select the participating institutes as per their preference. For choosing the participating institutes, candidates need to visit their individual websites in an order. Application form can be referred to collect the information of the institutes that will grant admission on the basis of SNAP 2019 score.

    SNAP 2019 Eligibility Criteria

    The authority will structure the eligibility criteria for SNAP 2019, which the aspirants need to fulfill to take this exam. Read the below information to know more about SNAP 2019 Eligibility Criteria:


    • Candidates need to be Indian citizens to be eligible for SNAP 2019.
    • There will be a separate admission process for foreign nationals.


    • There are no age criteria defined by the apex body i.e. SIU.

    Academic Qualification

    An aspirant needs to have a bachelor’s degree with a minimum aggregate of 50% in any stream. A relaxation of 5% would be given to the reserved categories.

    The students in the final year of their graduation or waiting for their results can also apply.

    SNAP 2019 Admit Card

    SNAP 2019 Admit Card is expected to be released 2 weeks before the exam date. The SNAP Hall Tickets would be made available online only and the candidates will need to download the same. No examinee will get an entry in the exam hall without carrying the admit card. Follow the below steps to download the admit card of SNAP 2019:

    • Visit the official website of SNAP (
    • Find the ‘Download Admit Card’ tab and click it
    • Fill your User ID, Password, and Security Code and login to your personal dashboard.
    • Your SNAP 2019 Admit Card will be visible on the screen.
    • Verify all the details watchfully and get at least 2-3 hard copies of the same.

    SNAP 2019 Exam Centers

    SNAP 2019 is expected to be conducted in all the major cities of India. All the aspirants need to choose their 3 preferred cities where they are willing to appear for the exam. Only the admit card of the applicant will come inscribed with the finalized exam center.

    Click Here for the PDF to Fetch the List of SNAP 2019 Exam Centers.  

    SNAP 2019 Exam Pattern

    SNAP 2019 will be organized in English language only and it will be a computer-based test. The question paper will carry only objective type questions. Candidates will get 120 minutes to solve the paper and there will be no provision of sectional time limit.

    There will be 4 sections in the paper- Verbal Ability, General Awareness, Quantitative Ability, and Logical Reasoning.

    The question paper will carry 150 MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions).

    Every right answer will earn +1 mark for the candidate while ¼ mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

    Exam Mode Computer-based (Online)
    Type of questions Multiple Choice Questions (Objective Type)
    Total Questions 150
    Total Sections 4 (General Awareness, Verbal Ability, Logical Reasoning, and General Awareness)
    Maximum Marks 150
    Marking Scheme +1 mark for each right answer
    Negative marking Yes, 0.25 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer
    Duration of exam 120 minutes
    Language English

    SNAP 2019 Syllabus

    The syllabus of SNAP 2019 will be mainly based on the multitude of topics from the text books of 11th & 12th standard. The important topics of each section are shown in the below table:

    General Awareness Verbal Ability Quantitative Aptitude Logical Reasoning
    Current Affairs, Politics, Entertainment, Socio-economic Issues tech & Science Development & History, Geography, Books & Authors Fill in the blanks, Sentence correction, Syllogisms, Contextual Usage, Analogies, Idioms Venn Diagram, Trigonometry, HCF & LCM, Simple & Compound Interest, Ratios & Proportions, Charts & Tables Blood Relations, Syllogisms Arrangement, Coding & Decoding Puzzles, Critical Reasoning


    SNAP 2019 Result

    SNAP 2019 Result will be announced most probably by the end of December 2019. The candidates will need to visit the official website of SNAP to check their result and download the SNAP 2019 Scorecard. The scorecard will carry the sectional and scaled marks scored by scored by the individuals. The SNAP Scorecard remains valid for one academic year only. The aspirants need to follow the below steps to check their results:

    • Go to the official website of SNAP
    • Click on the ‘Result’ option
    • Now you need to enter your unique SNAP ID & password to know the result.
    • After logging into your profile, there will be the option to view & download the SNAP Scorecard.
    • Download the scorecard and print it to get the hard copy for further reference.

    Once the results are out, there will a merit list released by the participating institutes and it will be issued according to the performance of the candidates in SNAP 2019. Merit list will include the names of the candidates shortlisted for further rounds i.e. Group Discussions, Personal Interaction, and Written Ability Test (GE – PIWAT). The candidates, who will become successful in making their place in the merit list, need to be present at their concerned institutes as per the schedule.

    SNAP 2019 Selection Process

    The main motive of organizing SNAP 2019 is to screen the right candidates for admission into different MBA programs, run by SIU and the other participating institutes of SNAP. Every participating institute will issue its individual merit list after the SNAP 2019 result declaration.

    The candidates who will succeed in making their place in the merit list will have to undergo the further steps of SNAP 2019 selection procedure- Group Discussions, Personal Interaction, and Written Ability Test (GE – PIWAT). These rounds will be organized most probably in February 2020. Let’s discuss the further rounds in details below:

    • Group Exercise: Discussion in a group helps the conducting body assess the capabilities of the candidates in terms of applying logic & reasons. The individuals participating in this round can also analyze their managerial ability and convincing power. This round will be given weightage of 10 marks.
    • Personal Interaction: The way a candidate interacts with the panel represents the confidence level and overall personality type of a candidate. This round is the most significant and will be given weightage of 30 marks. Hence, candidates need to prepare for this round the most.
    • Written Ability Test: The writing ability of the candidates will be judged in this round. All the participants will be given a topic to an essay about the same. Mostly, the topic is about business management or any other based on a current economic situation.

    SNAP 2019 Merit List: Distribution of Marks for different Rounds

    Now after reading the aforesaid information, we all know that in the overall admission process, the weighatge is given to each round including SNAP 2019 and further rounds. The determining factors for merit list are SNAP test, Group Exercise, Personal Interaction, and Written Ability Test. Let’s understand it in a better way with a tabulated illustration:

    Round Weightage
    Writing Ability Test 10
    SNAP score (scaled down) 50
    Personal Interaction 30
    General Exercise 10
    Total 100


    This is the best information we could collect about SNAP 2019, employing the most authentic sources. Any changes intimated by the conducting authority will be updated here in no time. Hence, stay tuned. Our experts are waiting for your queries/ feedback in the comment section below.


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