Symbiosis National Aptitude Test 2019 or SNAP 2019 is a national level qualifying exam organized by the Symbiosis International University (SIU) annually. It is a gateway for admitting personals into different MBA programs provided by the management colleges that are affiliated to the university. There are 15 Symbiosis institutes which accept SNAP score.
Some key features of SNAP 2019 are said below:
SNAP scores are used for admitting aspirants for around 2257 seats in the 15 institutes affiliated with the university. The details about the admission procedure and other updates of SNAP are mentioned in this article. Every year around 50,000 students apply for this exam. The top 3 institutes under SNAP are SIBM (Pune), SCMHRD (Pune) and SIIB (Pune).
|Exam Name||Symbiosis National Aptitude Test 2019|
|Organizing Body||Symbiosis International University (SIU)|
|Exam Type||National Level|
|Periodicity of exam||Annually|
|At Least eligibility criteria||Graduation in any field with 50% aggregate in qualifying exam|
|Objective of exam||Admission to MBA courses provided by the participating institutes|
|Exam Date||3rd week of December 2019|
|Method of Application||Online|
|Period of Exam||2 hours|
The schedule proposed for SNAP 2019 is given below. The important dates regarding admission procedure will be available on the official website of the management test.
|Commencement of SNAP 2019 Registration||2nd week of August 2019|
|Last date for filling SNAP Application Form||4th week of November 2019|
|Last date for paying application fee||4th week of November 2019|
|Availability of SNAP 2019 Hall Ticket||1st week of December 2019|
|SNAP 2019 Exam Date||3rd week of December 2019|
|SNAP 2019 Result Date||4th week of December 2019|
|Commencement of Shortlisting for GE- PIWAT||3rd week of January 2020|
|GE- PIWAT rounds will be organized in||1st week of February 2020|
|Announce of SNAP 2019 Final Merit List||4th week of February 2020|
The eligibility criteria for SNAP 2019 is as set up by the organizing university. Candidates should make sure that they fulfill the at least eligibility norms for the MBA courses before applying for the entrance exam. The eligibility criteria for SNAP 2019 are given below.
SNAP 2019 Application Forms can be filled by students interested to pursue the different MBA programs via the online method only. SNAP online registration and application procedure consists of 3 steps which are given below: Basic details like individual information and educational qualifications have to be filled in the application form. SNAP Application procedure will begin from August and will conclude by November 2019.
Candidates can follow the steps give below to apply online for the SIU entrance exam:
Personals must pay the application fees of INR 1750 for students of all categories. It can be submitted through online and offline mode. The procedure for paying the fees by each method is given below:
|Online mode||INR 1750|
|Demand Draft||INR 2065|
Note: Participants have to pay INR 1000 for each program that they have applied for in the desired institute. If they wish to pay via a DD, then they must pay INR 1180.
Symbiosis Test Secretariat
Symbiosis International University
Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi, Dist.: Pune – 412115
Phone: 020-39116226/ 27, Tele fax: 020-39116228
SNAP 2019 Registration shall be open for foreign nationals as well. Symbiosis International University will curate a central merit list for all the registered participants. The application process for such candidates comprises SNAP 2019 Application form filling, Document Verification and Generation of SNAP 2019 Merit List.
Once the application forms are submitted, students will have to apply to the participating institutes as preferred by them. The institutes that admit applicants on the basis of SNAP 2019 scores will be mentioned in the application form. They will have to register through the official website of the particular business school.
SNAP 2019 Hall Ticket will be available 2 weeks prior to the exam. These admit cards should be downloaded latest by the exam date from the official website. Steps to download SNAP 2019 Hall Ticket are given below: Every person should have a copy of the admit card so as to be able to appear for the management entrance test.
SNAP 2019 will be organized in 102 cities across India. Test takers will have to mention 3 cities preferred by them as their exam center in the application form. The final exam center allotted to the applicant will be specified in the hall ticket.
SNAP 2019 is a computer-based test organized in the English language only. The question paper will have only objective questions. Period of the exam will be 2 hours and the sectional time limit will not be eligible.
|Method of exam||Online|
|Type of questions||Objective|
|Number of questions||150|
|Sections in paper||4 (Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Ability, Verbal Ability and General Awareness)|
|Marking Scheme||+1 mark for every accurate response|
|Negative marking||Yes, 1/4th mark will be deducted for each inaccurate response|
|Period of exam||2 hours|
|Medium of language||English|
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In SNAP 2019, the questions asked are of 10+2 level covering a multitude of topics. The important topics that applicants should study well according to each section are represented in the table below:
|General Awareness||Logical Reasoning||Verbal Ability||Quantitative Aptitude|
|Entertainment Politics Present affairs World events Finance & Economy Social issues Science & Tech History, Geography Books & Authors||Critical reasoning Coding and decoding puzzles Blood relations Syllogisms Arrangement||Sentence correction Antonyms Fill in the blanks Idioms Syllogisms Analogies Contextual usage||Simple and Compound interest Venn diagram HCF & LCM Trigonometry Ratios and Proportion Number system Charts and tables|
SNAP 2019 Result will be declared by the last week of December 2019. The results will be released on the official SNAP website in the form of a scorecard. SNAP scorecard is valid for only the academic year of 2019- 2020. These scorecards will contain the sectional and scaled marks obtained by personals in the exam. SNAP 2019 results can be checked by following these steps:
After the results are declared, the participating institutes will publish a merit list based on the performance of participants. It will specify the names of participants who have been shortlisted for GE- PIWAT rounds. The selected students must attend these rounds as per the schedule proposed by the related institute.
SNAP is held for admissions into Post Graduate management programs provided by the Symbiosis International University and the institutes affiliated with it. After the results are released, each participating institute will release its personal SNAP Cut Off.
Candidates who secure the at least cut-off marks will have to participate in Group Practice, Individual Interaction, and Writing Ability Test (GE – PIWAT) rounds. These rounds will likely be held from February 2020. Personals who wish to be admitted in the SIU colleges will have to attend all rounds of GE-PIWAT. These rounds are explained in brief below:
The final merit list will be prepared by each participating college separately. Aspirants selected through the merit list will be applicable for admission in the respective colleges. All the components of the management exam will be taken into consideration while drawing the merit list. The final merit list is prepared on the following basis:
|Writing Ability Test||10|
|SNAP score (scaled down)||50|