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SNAP

About SNAP 2018

SNAP 2018 Exam Registration is open now. The Last date to register and apply for SNAP 2018 is November 26, 2018. SNAP 2018 Exam will be held on Sunday, December 16, 2018 from 2PM to 4 PM in a changed Pattern.

Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Online Test 2018 is the common, mandatory MBA entrance test for admission to all the 15 Symbiosis Institutes affiliated to Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune. Candidates aspiring to join MBA / MSc (CA) / MSc (SS) programmes offered by the Symbiosis Institutes have to appear for the SNAP Test 2018. One has to register for SNAP Test & also register for the institutes offering his/ her choice of programmes by paying separate programmes registration fees. If shortlisted, he/she would need to attend the GE-PIWAT process conducted by each of these institutes individually. The registration process for SNAP and institutes is now simplified. Aspirants can now complete the SNAP as well as programme registrations in the same portal

SNAP 2018 Exam Dates and Schedule

SNAP 2018 Exam Dates
Date
SNAP 2018 Notification Release
August 28, 2018
SNAP 2018 Registration starts
August 28, 2018
SNAP 2018 Registration closes
November 26, 2018
SNAP 2018 Payment closes
November 26, 2018
SNAP 2018 Admit Card download starts
December 1, 2018
SNAP 2018 Admit Card download ends
December 16, 2018
SNAP 2018 Test date
December 16, 2018 Sunday from 2PM to 4 PM
SNAP 2018 result date
January 2019, 2nd Week

SNAP 2018: Exam Pattern Changed

Although since 2017, SNAP has changed its exam format as Computer Based Test from earlier Paper Based Test, the SNAP 2018 exam structure has been totally revamped. Important changes in SNAP 2018 are as under:

Component
SNAP 2018 Exam Structure
SNAP 2017 Exam Structure
Total Questions
130
150
Sectional Composition of Questions
English-35; QA & DI-35; Reasoning-35; Current Affairs-25
English-40; QA & DI-40; Reasoning-40; Current Affairs-30
Normal Questions (MCQ Type)
110
150
Special Questions (Non-MCQ Type)
20
None
Scoring Pattern (Normal Questions)
+1 Mark for Each Correct Answer of Normal Questions (110 MCQs)
+1 Mark for Each Correct Answer of all the 150 questions
Scoring Pattern (Special Questions)
+2 Marks for Each Correct Answer of Special Questions (20 Non MCQs)
None
Negative Marking
-0.25 Mark for each wrong answer of Normal Question
-0.50 Mark for each wrong answer of Special Question
-0.25 Mark for each wrong answer of all the 150 questions
Choice of Answer Options (Normal Questions)
4 for Normal Questions only
4 for all the questions
Choice of Answer Options (Special Questions)
No Choice. Must Write the answer in the given space on computer screen using virtual key board
No Such Question appeared
Number of SNAP Test Cities
92
102

SNAP 2018 Eligibility Criteria

SNAP, the national-level management entrance exam is conducted by Symbiosis International (Deemed University) for admission to its 15 institutes. They prescribe the SNAP 2018 eligibility criteria. According to the SNAP eligibility criteria 2018, candidates should meet the following criteria-

  • A Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised college/university with at least 50 per cent aggregate marks.
  • Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe category candidates should secure a minimum of 45 per cent in their graduation from any recognised institute across disciplines.
  • Candidates who have obtained foreign degrees/qualifications should it verified from AIU before applying for admission to any programme under Symbiosis University.
  • The final year graduation students are also eligible to apply for SNAP exam. However, they must complete their bachelor's degree with the requisite aggregate percentage or equivalent CGPA during admission.

SNAP 2018 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other

XAT 2019 Admit Card

Candidates who apply for XAT 2019 exam must download the admit card from December 20, 2018. The XAT 2019 admit card is a must-have document for candidates as they will not be allowed to write the exam without it. The admit card of XAT 2019 will be available only in online mode.

To download the admit card, candidates need to login to the official website with their XAT user id and password received at the time of XAT registration.

Name of the candidate, photograph, exam centre name and address, date of the exam, etc. details will be mentioned on the XAT 2019 admit card.

Test takers must keep a copy of the admit card until the entire admission process gets over as it will be required at every stage.

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General Online and Offline Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 1750
OBC Online and Offline Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 1750
SC Online and Offline Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 1750
ST Online and Offline Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 1750

The application process for SNAP 2018 will be released by Symbiosis International (Deemed University) tentatively, around the second week of August, 2018.

Things to Remember-

  • Prospective test takers must provide their correct name, DOB (date of birth), mobile number and email address as these details are not editable once the SNAP registration process is complete.
  • Candidates will not be able to change of test city requests once they have completed their SNAP Online Test 2018 payment.
  • Candidates should be cautious at the time of uploading their latest scanned colour passport size photo at the time of Online Registration for SNAP Test as it should not be more than 3 months old.
  • All the information entered by the aspirants should be accurate.
Registration Fee-

The SNAP registration amount (Rs. 1750) can be paid through i) Demand Draft ii) Indian Bank Gateway iii) Axis Bank Gateway iv) Billdesk Gateway.

Payment through Demand Draft- Firstly, examinees should choose the mode of Payment as 'DD Payment' in "Make Payment" Tab.

Then a Demand Draft (DD) of Rs. 2065 (SNAP Application Fee- Rs.1750 and Rs. 315 as GST @18%) needs to be drawn from any Nationalized Bank in favour of “Symbiosis Test Secretariat” payable at Pune. A print of the payment advice form is a mandate after filling in the DD Details including candidates' signature. Then it has to be sent along with the DD to the Symbiosis Test Secretariat only at,

SYMBIOSIS TEST SECRETARIAT,
SYMBIOSIS INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY
Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi, Dist.: Pune – 412115
Phone: 020-39116226/ 27

SNAP 2018 Exam Pattern

SNAP 2018 is an online (computer-based) exam consisting of four sections and carrying 150 multiple choice questions. The total score adds up to 150 (1 mark for each question).

Scoring Scheme: Every correct answer will be awarded 1 mark and each incorrect answer will incur a deduction of 25% of the allotted marks (1/4th or 0.25 marks).

SNAP 2019 Exam Pattern

Serial Number

Sections

Number of Questions

Allotted Marks

1

Quantitative, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency

40

40

2

General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability

40

40

3

Analytical and Logical Reasoning

40

40

4

General Awareness: General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Business Scenario

30

30

Total

150

SNAP 2018 Exam Centers

State City
Uttar Pradesh Agra
Allahabad
Bareilly
Ghaziabad
Greater Noida
Kanpur
Lucknow
Meerut
Noida
Varanasi
Aligarh
Jhansi
Moradabad
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Anand
Gandhinagar
Rajkot
Surat
Vadodara
Rajasthan Ajmer
Jaipur
Jodhpur
Udaipur
Kota
Maharashtra Ahmednagar
Amravati
Aurangabad
Kolhapur
Mumbai
Kalyan
Virar
Nagpur
Navi Mumbai
Pune
Nashik
Thane
Solapur
Haryana Ambala
Gurgaon
Hisar
Karnal
Faridabad
Panipat
Rohtak
Karnataka Bengaluru
Hubli
Mangaluru
Mysuru
Belagavi
Chhattisgarh Bhilai
Raipur
Bilaspur
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Gwalior
Indore
Jabalpur
Odisha Bhubaneswar
Cuttack
Rourkela
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Coimbatore
Madurai
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Roorkee
Delhi New Delhi
Jharkhand Dhanbad
Jamshedpur
Ranchi
Assam Dibrugarh
Guwahati
Sikkim Gangtok
Andhra Pradesh Guntur
Kakinada
Kurnool
Nellore
Vijayawada
Visakhapatnam
Vizianagaram
West Bengal Hooghly
Kolkata
Siliguri
Howrah
Durgapur
Telangana Hyderabad
Punjab Jalandhar
Ludhiana
Mohali
Patiala
Amritsar
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
Kerala Kozhikode
Thiruvananthapuram
Thrissur
Ernakulam
Kottayam
Bihar Muzaffarpur
Patna
Goa Panjim
Meghalaya Shillong
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Port Blair
Himachal Pradesh Shimla

SNAP 2018 Selection Process

The selection process of SNAP 2018 comprises of 3 steps, namely, Group Exercise (GE), Writing Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interaction (PI). The admission of an aspirant is based on performance in SNAP exam, selection rounds and candidate’s profile (previous academic performance, work experience etc). Preparation of the final merit list will be based on the weightage parameters given below-

Final Merit List Parameters

Parameters

Weightage

SNAP Test Score (scaled to 50 marks)

50

Group Exercise (GE)

10

Personal Interaction (PI)

30

Writing Ability Test (WAT)

10

Total

100

Documents Required at Counselling

  • SNAP Score Card
  • Photo ID Proof
  • Marksheet and Certificate of Class X
  • Marksheet and Certificate of Class XII
  • Other supporting documents

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