SNAP 2017 – Symbiosis National Aptitude Test

The SNAP 2017 Exam (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test) is organized by the Symbiosis University, Pune. The SNAP is directed for the admission to management programme (particularly MBA) provided by the university and its affiliated institutions. The exam came into presence in the year 2007. The exam is held once in a year in the month of December as a paper pencil based exam.

It is a post-graduation type examination. Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Test is a mutual written exam for admission to all Post-Graduate Institutes of Symbiosis International University.

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SNAP 2017 Exam Summary
Exam Name Symbiosis National Aptitude Test
Also known as SNAP
Exam level National Level
Conducting authority Symbiosis International University
Stream MBA Entrance Exam

SNAP 2017 Exam

SNAP 2017 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria will let you know if you can in fact apply for the exam or not. The predefined SNAP 2017 eligibility criteria are enlisted below.

Point 1 : The candidates will be required to be a graduate via any recognized or a statuary University or an institute scoring a minimum of 50% marks aggregate with a relaxation of 5% for those candidates who belong to the SC/ST backgrounds.

Point 2 :Those Programmes that do require specialization in a specific discipline or subject will need to be checked for eligibility as given via the respective Instituite.

Point 3 :Those candidates who have cleared and secured their qualifying degree via any foreign university will be required to obtain an equivalence certificate via the Association of Indian Universities commonly known as the AIU. All the degrees and qualifications that are acquired via a Foreign University will require verification form the AIU by the candidate before seeking admission into any programme of the SIU.

The Evaluation Division of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) is responsible for issuing an equivalence certificate for the foreign degrees and qualifications.

SNAP 2017 Application Form

If you find yourself eligible for the exam you have to fill the exam sooner than later. You can do the same by following the enlisted steps.The registration for the SNAP 2017 examination takes place in three steps

Step I – Online Registration

Point 1 :In order to register for the SNAP Test you will firstly have to via the official website of SIU for which the link is

Point 2 :After you visit the official site you will then be required to fill in all the required details and then upload the latest scanned photograph.

Point 3 :Post completing the above steps your SNAP ID will be generated.

Step II – Payment

Post the generation of the SNAP ID the next step is to make the payment of the fees. For this there are 4 payment options that are available

Option 1 : Cash –you can opt to pay cash at any of the Bank Branches mentioned.

Option 2 : Demand Draft –you can also opt to get a DD done via any nationalized bank and then courier the same to the Symbiosis Test Secretariat Address

Option 3 : Credit Card –you can make an online payment through using either a Master or Visa card

Option 4 : Net Banking –you can opt to transfer the SNAP test fee to the Symbiosis Test Secretariat a/c via Net Banking

 Once you make the transfer of the fees you will then have to wait for a notification from

Step III – Admit Card

The last step is the printing of the admit card as and when it gets published

  • You will be required to print the admit card on the date it’s announced.
  • Do ensure that you preserve this authenticated Admit Card for the further selection processes of the individual Institutes.

SNAP 2017 Exam Pattern

Knowledge of the Exam pattern enables you to be better prepared for the exam.The SNAP 2017 Exam Pattern will be carrying a total of 180 marks and will be conducted for a duration of 120 minutes which translated to two hours.

SNAP 2017 MBA Exam a pen and paper examination and will be consistion of Objective type Multiple chcoice questions whicjh will have 4 alternatives each of which 1 is the correct answer. The SNAP examination has 25%  negative marking. The breakup of the sections and marks carried is given below:

Sections Total Marks
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability 40
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 40
General Awareness: General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Business Scenario 40
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 60
Total 180

SNAP 2017 Syllabus

Do note that the syllabus is not exhaustive but its indicative

SNAP Exam Quantitative Syllabus – 

  • Geometry (Lines, Angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone, etc.)
  • Ratios and Proportion
  • Percentages
  • In-equations Quadratic and linear equations Algebra
  • Profit & Loss
  • Averages
  • Partnership
  • Time-Speed-Distance
  • Work and time
  • Number system
  • HCF &LCM
  • Geometric Progression
  • Arithmetic progression
  • Arithmetic mean
  • Geometric mean
  • Harmonic mean
  • Median
  • Mode
  • Number Base System
  • Mensuration
  • Alligation& Mixtures
  • Work Pipes and Cisterns
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest
  • Set Theory
  • Venn Diagram
  • Installment Payments
  • Clocks Probability
  • Permutations & Combinations
  • Trigonometry
  • Vectors
  • Binomial Expansion
  • Co-ordinate geometry
  • Logarithm
  • Calendar
  • Maxima & Minima Progression
  • Surds & Indices
  • Complex numbers

SNAP Exam DI and Reasoning Syllabus –

  • Data Interpretation based on text graphs and tables.Graphs can be Column graphs Bar Graphs Line charts Pie Chart Graphs representing Area Venn diagram etc.
  • Critical reasoning
  • Visual reasoning
  • Assumption-Premise-Conclusion
  • Assertion and reasons
  • Statements and assumptions
  • Identifying valid inferences
  • Identifying Strong arguments and Weak arguments
  • Statements and conclusions
  • Cause and Effect
  • Identifying Probably true
  • Probably false
  • definitely true
  • definitely false kind of statement
  • Linear arrangements
  • Matrix arrangements.
  • Puzzles
  • Syllogisms
  • Functions
  • Family tree – identifying relationship among group of people
  • Symbol Based problems
  • Coding and decoding
  • Sequencing
  • Identifying next number in series

SNAP Exam English Syllabus –

  • Comprehension of passage (Poems can also come)
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Syllogisms
  • Contextual usage
  • Analogies
  • Antonyms
  • Fill In the Blanks
  • Jumbled paragraphs with 4 or 5 sentences
  • Jumbled paragraphs (6 sentences with first and last fixed)
  • Sentence Correction
  • Foreign language words used in English
  • Sentence completion
  • Sentence correction
  • Odd man out
  • Idioms
  • One word substitution
  • Different usage of same word

SNAP Exam GK/GA/BA Syllabus –

  • Current Affairs
  • Business
  • Punch line of companies
  • Top officials of big companies
  • Major corporate events
  • Famous award and prizes
  • World Records
  • Books and authors
  • Science
  • History
  • Geography
  • International organizations
  • Important quotations
  • Social issues
  • Sports
  • Finance
  • Automobiles
  • Entertainment
  • Politics

SNAP 2016-17 Exam Dates

The complete SNAP Exam Dates are mentioned in a tabular format below:

SNAP Exam Events Important Dates
SNAP Online Registration  Starts from 22nd August, 2016
Last date of SNAP Online Registration 22nd November, 2016
Last date for payment 25th November, 2016
SNAP Exam Date 2nd December, 2016 to 18th December 2016

SNAP 2016 Result will be announced 9th January 2017

Colleges that come under SNAP 2017:

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management [SIBM] Pune
Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research [SICSR] Pune
Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication [SIMC] Pune
Symbiosis Institute of International Business [SIIB] Pune
Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development [SCMHRD] Pune
Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management [SITM] Pune
Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology [SCIT] Pune
Symbiosis Institute of Geoinformatics [SIG] Pune
Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management [SIOM] Nashik
Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences [SIHS] Pune
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management [SIBM] Bangalore

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