Complete Details about SNAP 2018 Application Process (Registration Process)

Last Modified: 12 May 2022

For all the management aspirants who are waiting to apply for the SNAP exam 2018 are informed that the Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) 2018 registration process has already been started. Symbiosis International Deemed University, on 28th August 2018, opened the application window, which will continue till 16 December 2018. The SNAP application process 2018 is entirely online. There is no provision for submitting the application form in the offline mode. It is mandatory to register for the test before proceeding ahead with the form filling. An applicant will only be considered eligible for the test if he or she has successfully submitted the form by paying the prescribed application fee.

Symbiosis International (Deemed University)

1 Application Form

15 Institutes

23 Programmes

92 Test Cities

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Not every management aspirant can apply for the Symbiosis National Aptitude Online Test. An interested candidate is required to fulfil the eligibility criteria prescribed by SIU. Before you visit the website and register for the test, it is suggested to check whether you are eligible for the test or not.

SNAP Registration Process 2018:

There are basically four mandatory steps to follow for a hassle-free and successful SNAP registration 2018. They are –

  • Step I – Registration for SNAP Test
  • Step II – Make Payment for SNAP Test
  • Step III – Register for Institute Programme(s)
  • Step IV – Make Payment for Institute Programme(s)


Complete Step-by-Step Instruction for Filling SNAP Application Form –

Step I – Registration for SNAP Test

  • Visit the official website of SNAP.
  • Click on the ‘Register Now’ button at the top right corner of the page.

SNAP 2018 Registration Link

  • You will be directed to a new page where clicking on the ‘I Agree’ button is mandatory to complete the registration process. Clicking on the ‘I Disagree’ button will take you back to the previous page. (Before clicking on the I Agree button, read the instructions carefully to accept the Terms and Conditions)

SNAP Application Terms Conditions

  • Now you have got to put compulsory registration information such as your name, date of birth, gender, the country code for mobile number, primary email ID, category, preferred test city, etc.
  • Now select the ‘Save & Continue’ button.
  • You need to validate your mobile number and verify the email ID by entering the OTP (sent to you upon selecting the Save and Continue button).
  • SNAP ID and Password will be sent to your registered email address and mobile number. The credentials should be used for all future communications regarding the entrance test and admission procedure.

Important Note: Please verify your Name, Date of birth, Category and Photograph. Once saved, these details cannot be changed/altered.

Step II – Make Payment for SNAP Test

The amount to be paid as the registration fee is INR 1,750/-. The available payment options for the SNAP 2018 Online Test are as follows –

Online Payment

  • While making online payment either via credit card or debit card or net banking, ensure that the payment is done using these getaways - Billdesk Payment Gateway, Easebuzz Payment Gateway and Indian Bank Payment Gateway.

Offline Payment

  • The only mode of offline payment is through the Demand Draft (DD).
  • You must submit a DD of INR 1,750/- from a nationalised bank in favour of ‘Symbiosis Test Secretariat’ payable at Pune.
  • This can be done by clicking the ‘Making Payment’ tab, taking a printout of the same, i.e. the payment advice form, filling the DD details with the sign and sending the hard copy along with the Demand Draft to the below address



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

Phone: 020-28116226/ 27.

Note: It is the duty of the Secretariat to authenticate the DD and the hard copy filled with details. If everything is absolutely correct, it will send you the confirmation via email. Then only you can obtain the admit card. Ensure that the DD reaches the address mentioned above before 5 pm on 26th November 2018. DDs reaching after the mentioned date will ensure that the application form is rejected and the DD will return to the respective students.

Also, remember that ‘SNAP Test fee and institute programme payment is non-refundable.

Step III – Register for Institute Programme(s)

  • Also known as SNAP Part II registration process, this section lures candidates to fill in the details for Programme(s) and the Institute(s)

Step IV – Make Payment for Institute Programme(s)

  • Candidates are recommended to follow the similar process if opting for DD payment.
  • They need to make a separate payment of INR 1,000/- per programme. This amount is also non-refundable.

SNAP 2018 Institutes and Their Programmes:

SIU has 15 affiliated colleges where candidates can seek admission to their favourite programme.



Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM, Nashik)

MBA (Operations Management)

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM, Pune)


MBA (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)

Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM, Pune)

MBA (Telecom Management)

Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT, Pune)

MBA (Information Technology Business Management)

MBA (Data Science and Data Analytics)

Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB, Pune)

MBA (International Business)

MBA (Agri Business)

MBA (Energy & Environment)

Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS, Pune)

MBA (Hospital & Healthcare Management)

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru (SIBM, Bengaluru)


Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR, Pune)

MBA (Information Technology)

M.Sc. (Computer Applications)

M.Sc. (System Security)

Symbiosis School of Media & Communication, Bengaluru (SSMC, Bengaluru)

MBA (Communication Management)

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad (SIBM, Hyderabad)


Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD, Pune)


MBA (Infrastructure Management)

MBA (Business Analytics)

Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune (SIMC, Pune)

MBA (Communication Management)

Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF, Pune) (Formerly Symbiosis School of Banking Management)

MBA (Banking and Finance)

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS, Pune)


Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS, Pune)

MBA (Sports Sciences)

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SNAP 2018 Correction Window:

Sadly, SIU has no correct window for SNAP 2018. Application forms submitted with incorrect details or information will likely be rejected in the process. In the words of the University, “If any information provided by the candidate in respect of his category is found to be incorrect, the University shall have right to cancel the candidature of such candidate at any stage of the admission process”.

What Next? Download SNAP Admit Card 2018:

Are you confident that the submitted application is error-free? The reason behind this question is that the Varsity will not entertain application containing wrong information. The application process will be over on 26th November 2018, and the University will release the SNAP 2018 admit card on 1st December 2018. The admit card needs to be preserved well for the exam commencement day. Along with it, you need to carry any one of the following photo identity cards –

  • Pan card
  • Aadhaar Card (UID)
  • Driving License
  • Voter ID
  • Passport

Before turning up at the centre, make sure the SNAP hall ticket has the latest passport-size, colour photograph (not more than 3 months old). At the exam centre on the day of the test, SIU will have an authorised person to validate the admit card. Once authenticated, keep it safe for the GE-PIWAT process.

Note:If the Authenticated Admit card is lost, a duplicate Authenticated Admit Card will not be issued’.

SNAP 2018 Allotted Test Centre:

Sooner you submit the application form; better is your chance of getting the allotted test city. Completing the payment process before 21st October 2018 will get candidates the name of their preferred test centres. This further facilitates their travel plans. Students completing the payment process after 22nd October will be intimated about the test centres on 1st December 2018.

Once the test centres are allocated, make your move one day ahead of the test to avoid any unwanted issue. SIU will not bear the cost of travel and stay arrangements.

SNAP 2018 Eligibility Criteria:

This is quite important. Without checking eligibility, submitting the registration form will bring no good.

  • Nationality: If you are an Indian national, you can apply. If you are an OCI, NRI, PIO and FN candidate, you are eligible for the entrance test.
  • Academic Qualification: The qualifying exam for SNAP 2018 is graduation with minimum 50% marks (the reserved category candidates must have 45% marks) 

SNAP 2018 Preparation Tips:

  • Start with the syllabus. General English, General Awareness, Analytical Reasoning and Quantitative Ability are the main subjects to be well-versed with.
  • Work on the weak topics.
  • Keep an eye on time management.
  • Revision of basic concepts is fruitful.
  • Try and practice mock test series.


SNAP 2018 Exam Schedule:

Exam Events

Dates (Announced)

Registration Starts

28-August-2018 (Tuesday)

Registration Closes

26-November-2018 (Monday)

Last Date for Payment

26-November-2018 (Monday)

Issuance of Admit Card

01-December-2018 (Saturday)

SNAP Exam Commences

16-December-2018 (Sunday)

Declaration of Result

2nd Week of January 2019

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