Symbiosis National Aptitude Test SNAP Test

SNAP exam full form is the Symbiosis National Aptitude Test. Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune will conduct the Symbiosis National Aptitude Test -SNAP 2019 Exam on Sunday, December 15, 2019. SNAP exam 2019 will be held from 2 PM to 4 PM as a computer-based test in a single slot. SNAP exam 2019 is a pathway to 15 premier Symbiosis MBA colleges under SIU umbrella. Registrations for SNAP exam will begin from 16 August 2019 (Friday) and will remain open till 23 November 2019 (Saturday).

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) 2019 exam pattern has changed to the computer-based exam that is SNAP exam is conducted in an Online Mode across various centers in India. Earlier SNAP used to be pen and paper mode format, but from 2017 o- wards it is held in online that is a computer-based format. SNAP 2019 test is a national level MBA entrance exam for MBA admissions for the batch of 2020-22 to 15 premier Symbiosis institutes in India including SIBM Pune, SCMHRD Pune, SIBM Bangalore.

As per the latest SNAP 2019 pattern, current affairs section has been removed and the marking scheme is also changed with respect to last year SNAP exam. Read complete SNAP 2019 latest pattern here.

Over the past years and flexibility of the types of questions which can be asked in computer-based exam format Symbiosis International University (SIU) has brought about several significant changes in SNAP 2019 exam pattern and SNAP has moved on footprints of Common Admission Test (CAT) exam by introducing Special Questions or TITA questions. As per SNAP 2019 pattern only 5 special questions will be asked in the QA section. 

SNAP Pattern 2019

Sr. No.SNAP 2019
1SNAP Exam Conducting AuthoritySymbiosis International University (SIU) Pune
2Exam ModeOnline Computer-based Test
3Total Number of Questions in SNAP 2019110
4Number of Sections in SNAP 2019In total, there are three sections:
• General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability-34 Questions
• Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency- 40 Question
• Analytical & Logical Reasoning-36 Question

5Duration120 minutes or 2 hours
6Type of questionsThe question can be classified into two types.
1. Multiple choice questions where the question has four options and one of which is a correct answer.
2. Special Questions or TITIA questions where the candidate is allowed to type an integral answer using the virtual on-screen keyboard.
7Total Number of MCQ Questions110
8Total Number of Special Questions5 Special Questions in QA section
9Marking Pattern+1.5 marks in General English Section: Reading Comprehension and Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability and +1.5 marks for Analytical and Logical Reasoning & +1 for each Quantitative, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency normal question and +2 for special questions in QA section
10Negative MarkingEach wrong attempt will result in a penalty of 25% of the marks. There is no negative marking for the un-attempted questions
11Number of options for each question4 Option choices for each MCQ question. No options will be provided for special questions, the candidate has to type the answer using virtual keyboard for special questions.
12Sectional Cut-offThere is no individual sectional cut-off.
13Order of the sectionsThere is no pre-fixed order for sections. There is no sectional time limit hence any section can be attempted at any point of time during the SNAP examination. The SNAP exam allows switching among sections at any point of time during the exam.
14Number of SNAP 2019 Test Cities92 Cities: Read more about SNAP 2019 Test Cities

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SNAP Eligibility

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP 2019) Eligibility Criteria is divided into two major categories. The first one is the SNAP Eligibility criteria, and the second one is the eligibility criteria for each SNAP college. Some SNAP colleges like, SIMS Pune: Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies offering Master of Business Administration has 80% reservation for Defense category, i.e., candidates should be children/ward/spouse of Defense personnel or another case can be candidate should be an engineering graduate for admission to MBA Infrastructure Management at SCMHRD or MBA Operations Management at SIOM Nashik. Also, there are different cutoffs for each of the SNAP Institutes.

SNAP Exam Important Dates

SNAP 2019 Important DatesDate (Tentative)
Opening date of SNAP 2019 online application16 August 2019 (Friday)
Last date of submission of SNAP 2019 online application23 November 2019 (Saturday)
Call letter/admit card/hall-ticket for SNAP 2019 written test02 December 2019 (Monday)
SNAP 2019 Online TestDecember 15 , 2019
Time: 14.00 hrs. to 16.00 hrs
Announcement of SNAP 2019 result10 January 2020 (Friday)
Personal interview and Group Discussion for short-listed candidatesFebruary-March

SNAP Score Calculator and Percentile Predictor

The tool will calculate the raw score using the SNAP marking scheme that is +1.5 marks in General English Section: Reading Comprehension and Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability and +1.5 marks for Analytical and Logical Reasoning & +1 for each Quantitative, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency normal question and +2 for special questions. There is no negative marking for the un-attempted question.
We are using the concept of minimum and maximum accuracy in each section within each type of question so as to get an accurate result of your SNAP 2019 predicted score and result. Currently, you can only use the SNAP score calculator which calculates your maximum and minimum SNAP raw score depending on the data you have entered. SNAP 2019 percentile predictor will be live after 48 hours of the SNAP 2019 exam.

SNAP Analysis

SNAP Syllabus

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP 2019) Syllabus covers the topics from which questions are being asked in the three sections of the SNAP examination. Three sections in SNAP examination are:

  • General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability-34 Questions
  • Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency- 40 Question
  • Analytical & Logical Reasoning-36 Question
Section in SNAP 2019Number of MCQ questionsMarks for Correct MCQ QuestionNegative Marks for Incorrect MCQ QuestionNumber of Special Questions questionsMarks for Correct Special QuestionNegative Marks for Incorrect Special QuestionTotal questions in SNAP SectionTotal Marks in Section
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability34+1.5-0.375NANANA3451
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency35+1-0.255+2-0.54045
Analytical & Logical Reasoning36+1.5-0.375NANANA3654
Total105 MCQ Questions5 Special Questions110 Total question in SNAP 2019150 Total Marks

SNAP Test Exam Centers

The list of Symbiosis National Aptitude Test, SNAP exam cities centres 2019 is released by Symbiosis International University (SIU), the exam conducting body of SNAP Exam. Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP Exam) is a national-level management entrance exam conducted by Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune, for admission to its 15 constituent institutes like SIBM Pune, SCHMRD Pune and many more. Symbiosis National Aptitude Test, SNAP 2019 Exam, will be conducted in 92 cities across India at various test centers. The Candidate is allowed to choose three preferred cities from the 92 cities using a drop-down menu while filling the application form for Symbiosis National Aptitude Online 2019 Test (SNAP 2019). As per SNAP exam notification, SNAP 2019 exam will be held on 15 December 2019 from 2 pm to 4 pm in a single slot.

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