SNAP 2020: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card and Results

SNAP Exam

Administered by Symbiosis International University, Pune, the SNAP Online Test is the common, compulsory exam to get admission into all the 15 Symbiosis Institutes affiliated to SIU. SNAP is the qualifying exam to pursue MBA/MSc (SS)/ MSc (CA) courses offered by the institutes of Symbiosis International (Deemed University). The admission process involves candidates to register for both the exam as well as the institutes offering their preferred programmes. In both cases, the registration fee must be remitted separately. Students who make it to the list will be called for the GE-PIWAT process organised by the respective institutes individually. Read more to know about the SNAP 2020 exam here.

SNAP 2020 Latest Notification – As per the latest update, SNAP admit card 2020 has been released for 20th December 2020 exam. The candidates can download their admit cards for Symbiosis National Aptitude Test from the official website of SNAP or the Symbiosis International (Deemed) University until the exam day. They can download SNAP 2020 admit card using the login ID created at the time of SNAP exam registration. This year SNAP exam is being conducted thrice and the candidates can attempt the paper twice. SNAP admit card for each attempt will be released separately. The SNAP admit card is a mandatory document to be carried to the exam centre. Hard copies of the same will not be sent to any candidate.

Following the COVID-19 and social distancing guidelines for public places, SNAP 2020 will be conducted thrice. The SNAP 2020 exam dates are: 20th December 2020, 06th and 09th January 2020. The candidates can take two attempts and the score of best of the two will be considered for admission. The duration of SNAP exam has been reduced from 120 minutes to 60 minutes for the safety of candidates. For further details about the SNAP Exam read below.

SNAP Exam 2020 Overview:

Exam Name

Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP)

Conducting Authority

Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune

Purpose of Exam

For Admission to MBA/MSc (SS)/ MSc (CA) Courses in Symbiosis and its Affiliated Institutes

Exam Level

University Level

Occurrence

Once a Year

Official Website

www.snaptest.org

Exam Date

20th December 2020, 6th and 9th January 2021

For further details about the SNAP Exam read below –


SNAP Exam 2020 Important Dates

SNAP Exam 2020 Events

SNAP 2020 Dates

Registration Starts

24th September 2020

Registration Closes

28th November 2020

Last Date for Fee Payment

29th November 2020

Issuance of Admit Card

05th December 2020

Mock test release date

30th October t 01st November 2020

SNAP 2020 exam

20th December 2020, 6th and 9th January 2021

Answer Key Release date

January 2020

Declaration of Result

22nd January 2021

GE, PI, and WAT

Fourth week of January 2020

Merit List release date

February 2020


SNAP Exam 2020 Pattern & Syllabus

The Symbiosis National Aptitude is an online test, which will be held in the computer-based mode on December 20, January 6 and January 9, 2020. The duration of the exam is two hours - from 2 pm to 4 pm. The question pattern is objective-type, and the total number of questions to be asked are 180.

  • Type of Questions: Objective Type
  • Number of questions: 130
  • Total Marks: 150
  • Duration of Exam: 2 hours
  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark for each correct answer
  • Negative Marking Scheme: 0.25 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer
  • Numbers of Sections: There will be four sections – Quantitative, Analytical Reasoning, General English and Current Affairs

SNAP 2020 Subject-wise Distribution of Questions -

Sections

Normal Questions

Special Questions

Total Questions

Total Marks

Current Affairs

20

5

25

30

Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

30

5

35

40

General English: Verbal Ability, Verbal Reasoning, Reading Comprehension

30

5

35

40

Analytical & Logical Reasoning

30

5

35

40

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Note: As mentioned on the official website, For special questions in each section will have blanks where answers will have to be entered by the candidate by using the virtual keyboard. For example, if the question is “What is the capital of Australia?” The candidate needs to enter the answer as CANBERRA by using the virtual keyboard.


SNAP Syllabus 2020 -

Just like any other MBA exams, such as CAT, MAT, etc. SNAP, too, doesn’t have a prescribed syllabus offered by the conducting body. SIU has no specific syllabus for the candidates. Well, there’s nothing to worry about. We have devised the most appropriate SNAP 2020 syllabus considering the exam pattern and previous years’ question papers.

There are four major subjects that the management aspirants need to prepare for. They are –

  • Quantitative Aptitude – 35 Questions
  • Analytical Reasoning – 35 Questions
  • General English – 35 Questions
  • Current Affairs – 25 Questions


SNAP Exam 2020 Eligibility

Interested candidates should fulfil the following eligibility criteria to fill in SNAP 2020 online application form.

Nationality

  • It is not mandatory that an applicant should be an Indian.
  • OCI, FN, NRI and PIO candidates are also eligible to apply for the MBA exam.

Educational Qualifications

  • Graduation with at least 50% marks from any recognised University.
  • Candidates belonging to SC/ST categories should have secured the minimum passing marks of 45%.
  • Those who have done Bachelors from foreign universities are required to obtain the equivalence certification from the Association of Indian Universities. It means that the foreign university from where a candidate has obtained his Bachelor’s degree is approved or recognised by the Association of Indian Universities.


SNAP Exam 2020 Application Process

The application process for the SNAP exam 2020 has started from 24th September 2020 and will remain active till 28th November 2020. Candidates need to register for the exam in the online mode only. Here are the steps on how to complete SNAP 2020 registration process.

Stage I – Registration:

  • Visit the official website of SNAP 2020.
  • Click on the link (on the top right corner) that says ‘Register Now’. Select ‘User Login’ if you have already done the registration part.

SNAP Registration Process 2018

  • Provide personal details like Name, Address, Mobile Number and Valid Email ID.
  • Upon successful registration, the exam-conducting authority will send an ID and Password on the registered email id given by the candidate. 

Stage II – Filling Details (Personal & Academic):

  • With the SNAP ID and Password, the candidate can access the Application Form.
  • He is required to fill the form with important details like educational qualification, personal details and address. 

Stage III – Uploading Documents:

  • The uploaded documents required to be submitted along with the Application Form. Make sure the scanned copies of the photograph and signature meet the required size and dimension.

Stage IV – Application Fee Payment:

  • The next step is to release the payment. Application forms submitted without the application fees will be considered invalid.

Payment Structure of Registration/SNAP Application Fee

  • The applicants are required to pay an amount of INR 1750/-.
  • It can be paid through the online (Billdesk Payment Gateway, Easebuzz Payment Gateway and Indian Bank Payment Gateway) as well as the offline mode (DD in favour of Symbiosis Test Secretariat).

Note: Take a printout of the acknowledge page for future reference.

SNAP Registration and Application Form: Important Points

  • SNAP application form will be available in online mode only.
  • Details (except name, date of birth, category and test city preference) mentioned in the form can be edited only till the last date of form submission.
  • The candidates will be allowed to choose up to three options as preferred test city. However, allotment of the test city and centre will be based on availability.
  • The candidates must ensure they complete the fee payment process for desired course and institutes before the last date of SNAP registration 2020.
  • Check all the details mentioned in the form thoroughly before clicking the save/submit button.
  • Save a copy of duly filled SNAP application form and fee payment acknowledgement slip for future reference.*

Other Details

SNAP 2020 Test Centres

SNAP 2020 will be conducted at multiple test centres in 94 cities across India. A candidate may choose up to three cities preferred as test location. Check the list of SNAP test cities below:

SNAP Test Centre

Agra

Jhansi

Ahmedabad

Jodhpur

Ajmer

Kakinada

Aligarh

Kanpur

Ambala

Karnal

Amravati

Kolhapur

Amritsar

Kolkata

Anand

Kota

Asansol

Kottayam

Aurangabad

Kozhikode

Bareilly

Kurnool

Belagavi

Lucknow

Bengaluru

Ludhiana

Bhilai

Madurai

Bhopal

Mangalore

Bhubaneswar

Meerut

Bilaspur

Moradabad

Chandigarh - Mohali

Mumbai

Chennai

Mysuru

Coimbatore

Nagpur

Cuttack

Nashik

Dehradun

Navi Mumbai

Delhi

Palghar

Gurugram

Panipat

Faridabad

Panjim – Mapusa

Ghaziabad

Patiala

Greater Noida

Patna

Noida

Portblair

Dhanbad

Prayagraj

Dibrugarh

Pune

Ernakulam - Kochi

Raipur

Gandhinagar

Rajkot

Gangtok - Bardang

Ranchi

Guntur

Roorkee

Guwahati

Rourkela

Gwalior

Shillong

Hisar

Shimla

Hooghly

Siliguri

Howrah

Surat

Hubballi

Thane-Kalyan-Dombivli

Hyderabad

Thiruvananthapuram

Indore

Thrissur

Jabalpur

Udaipur

Jaipur

Vadodara

Jalandhar

Varanasi

Jammu

Vijayawada

Jamshedpur

Visakhapatnam

SNAP Exam Admit Card 2020 -

SNAP admit card 2020 is now available for download online at snaptest.org. The candidates can download their admit cards for Symbiosis National Aptitude Test 2020 from the official website of SNAP or the Symbiosis International (Deemed) University till the exam day. They can download the SNAP 2020 admit card using the login ID created at the time of SNAP exam registration. This year SNAP exam is being conducted thrice and the candidates can attempt twice. They will have to register for each attempt separately but the SNAP admit card for both attempt is expected to be common. Produce the admit card along with one photo identity proof on the day of the exam. An acceptable photo ID could be –

  • Passport
  • Pan card
  • Aadhaar card
  • Driving license
  • Voter ID

How to Download SNAP Admit Card 2020

SNAP 2020 admit card will be issued to registered candidates only. Given below are the steps to download the SNAP admit card:

  • Log on to the official website of SNAP.
  • Click on the ‘admit card is live’ tab on the homepage.
  • Enter SNAP ID and password.
  • SNAP admit card will appear on the screen.
  • Download it and take a printout of the same.

Problems in Downloading SNAP 2020 Admit Card

Candidates might face trouble in downloading SNAP admit card 2020 because of the below given reasons:

  • Heavy traffic on the official website
  • Entering wrong credentials
  • Slow internet

On the first day of SNAP 2020 admit card download, one may find it difficult to login in. This could happen due to many visitors on the website at the same time. In such a situation, do not panic. Log out and visit the website after sometime. You can download the admit card till the exam day.

In case the login credentials you're entering are wrong or you have forgotten the password, create a new password and login again. If the speed of internet connection you are using is slow, switch to faster internet connection to be able to download your SNAP admit card.

SNAP Mock Test -

Symbiosis International University will conduct SNAP mock test on 31st October and 01st November 2020. Candidates who shall have completed their SNAP 2020 registration process by 29th October, midnight will be eligible to take the official mock test. To take the official SNAP mock test, the candidates have to book a slot beforehand. Candidates can book the slot and take the mock test using their SNAP login ID and password, created at the time of SNAP application form submission from 30th October onwards.

Steps to complete the SNAP Mock Result Slot Booking

Step 1: Visit the official website of SNAP 2020

Step 2: Click on the Slot Booking for Mock Test

Step 3: Enter the SNAP ID and Password in the slot booking link

Step 4: Enter the details in the slot booking link

Step 5: Click on the final submission button

The SNAP 2020 mock tears will be helpful for the candidates appearing for the examinations. With the help of the mock test, students will be able to prepare themselves for the entrance examinations. With the help of the SNAP 2020 mock tests, students will be able to understand the examination pattern, the types of questions asked for the exams, and manage time during the examinations.

SNAP Reservation Policy

Except for Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, the SNAP reservation policy is the same for all the programmes offered by its affiliated institutes. The University has divided the reservation policy into two parts – 

Within Sanctioned Intake:

  • SC: 15%
  • ST: 7.5%
  • Children/wards of Defence Personnel: 5%
  • Differently-Abled: 3%

OVER & ABOVE INTAKE:

  • Kashmiri Migrants: 2 seats per programme
  • International Candidates: 15%

SNAP Exam Result 2020 -

Candidates can expect their results to be out by 22nd January 2021. The SNAP 2020 results will be declared online. Qualified candidates will be called for the further stages of the process, such as GE-PIWAT, i.e. Group Exercise, Personal Interview and Written Ability Test. This will entirely be done as per the overall percentile scored in the exam. The final merit list is prepared on the basis of the marks scored in these stages of exams and the SNAP score. Here’s the mark classification for preparing the merit list -

Subjects /Areas

Weightage of marks

General Exercise

10

Personal Interview

30

Written Ability Test

10

SNAP Score (scaled down)

50

Total

100

 

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