SNAP Admit Card, Exam Date, Pattern, Syllabus, Previous Year Papers



SNAP(Symbiosis National Aptitude Test) is one of the National level management entrance examinationsThe regulating body of SNAP is SYMBIOSIS INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY(SIU). Candidates willing to take admission in the MBA programs offered by SIU institutes must appear for the test. It is a two-hour duration exam conducted in 30 cities across India. The mode of the test is a paper-pencil based test conducted every year. After clearing snap, aspirants can take admissions into 15 institutes under SIU.



The candidates must appear for SNAP Test, Group Exercise, Personal Interview, and Written ability test. The final Merit list of the candidates will be prepared based on the overall factors of the SNAP test. The total number of seats available for PG programs is 1867 as of 2020.



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Key Highlight
of SNAP
Time limit
120 minutes
EXAM DATE And TIMINGS
3rd week of DECEMBER, 2020 (TENTATIVE)
Total number of test cities
30
Number of sections
4
Eligibility
Final year and above
Marks
GEN- 50 SC/ST- 45
Exam level
National level examination
Admit card
first week of December
Registration fees
Rs 1750 + 315 (GST 18%)

What is the Exam Date for SNAP Test?

As the SNAP application process is still going on, you have the chance to apply for the aptitude test and appear for the examination. Do not miss the important events regarding the SNAP Test, and for that, you require to understand the dates regarding the examination. The dates for the examination are:

  • SNAP Notification release date: September 2020

  • SNAP Registration Starts on  September 24, 2020

  • SNAP Registration Ends on November 28, 2020. The candidate has no other extension to pay the application fee; Nov 28 is the last date to register and pay the fee.

  • SNAP Admit Card will be available from December 05, 2020, onwards

  • The SNAP Test will be conducted on three dates to ensure that all social distancing norms should be followed. The exam timings will remain the same irrespective of the dates that are 11 AM - 12 PM. SNAP Exam Dates are:

    • December 20, 2020

    • January 06, 2021

    • January 09, 2021

  • ​SNAP Test Result will be released on January 22, 2021

  • The dates for Group Exercise, Personal Interaction, Writing Ability Test: First Or Second Of February, 2021 (Tentative)

  • Final Merit List: Fourth Week Of February 2021 (Tentative)

SNAP Test Selection Process:

The applicants for the SNAP test have to undergo four stages to clear the test and take admission in their selected course. The SNAP Test Selection stages are:

  1. SNAP Test
  2. Group Exercise
  3. Personal Interview
  4. Writing Ability Test (WAT)

SNAP Application Form Filling:

  • The applicants have to register on the official website of SNAP within the registration period.

  • The applicant has to register himself/herself on the portal with the email-id and mobile number.

  • The applicant has to provide personal details such as Name, DOB, Gender, Category, Test city, and Test Date.

  • The applicant has to be ready with the scanned recent passport size colored photograph and upload it to the form.

  • The application fee for the SNAP Test is Rs. 1750 per test, as any candidate can appear for the test twice.

  • The fee once paid will not be refunded or transferred to any other account in any circumstance.

SNAP Test Eligibility Criteria:

The applicants can fill their preference for the Post Graduate course along with the Symbiosis Institute, the eligibility for the various branch of MBA varies. The SNAP Eligibility Criteria is:

1. Nationality:

The applicant eligible for SNAP Test can be of Indian Nationality or NRI.

2. Educational Qualifications:

  • The applicant should be a graduate from any recognized University/ Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade at graduation.
  • Candidates appearing for final year examinations can also apply, but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes).
  • The candidate who has completed qualifying qualification from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

3. Age Limit:

The minimum age criterion for SNAP Test is 21 Years of age.

 

SNAP Test Admit Card:

  • The admit card for the SNAP test will be available from December 05, 2020, onwards. The applicants can download the authentic admit card from the official website.
  • It is an essential document for the day of the test, the applicant has to carry it along with the valid ID proof.

 

SNAP Exam Pattern:

  • SNAP Test Mode: Computer-Based Test

  • SNAP Test Type: Objective Type

  • SNAP Test Level: National Level

  • SNAP Test Language: English

  • SNAP Test Duration: 1 hour (60 Minutes)

  • Number of Sections: 3

    • Analytical & Logical Reasoning

    • Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

    • General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability

  • Total Number of Questions: 60

  • Maximum Marks of SNAP Test: 60

  • After Clearing the SNAP Test, the applicants have to appear GE-PIWAT stage that is Group Exercise-Personal Interview, Writing Ability Test. The cut-off of SNAP Percentile will vary for the various courses.

  • The GE-PIWAT stage will be conducted by the institutes separately and the schedule for the same is in the hands of the institutes.

SNAP Marking Scheme:

  • The marking scheme of the Aptitude Test will be like the applicant will get 1 mark per correct answer.

  • There is 1/4th negative marking for the incorrect answer that is 0.25 marks will get deducted for the wrong answer.

  • 4 wrong answers will cost the mark of 1 correct answer.

S.No.

Section Name

Questions Per Section

Marks for correct Answer

Weightage of the section

Negative Marking

1.

Analytical & Logical Reasoning

 

25

01

25

0.25

2.

Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

 

20

01

20

0.25

3.

General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability

 

15

01

15

0.25

Total:

60 Questions

60 Marks

 

SNAP Syllabus:

 As the exam will have 3 sections, the topic-wise syllabus for the SNAP Test are here:

  1. Analytical & Logical Reasoning

Analytical And Logical Reasoning

Syllogisms

Analogies

Binary logic

Blood Relationship

Clocks & calendars

Seating arrangement

Linear and Matrix arrangement

Critical reasoning

Coding Decoding

Visual reasoning

Direction Sense

 

2. Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

Data Interpretation

Data Sufficiency

Ratio And Proportion

Measurement

Time And Distance

Time And Work

Numbers

Percentage

Arithmetic

Binomial Theorem

Bar Graphs

Permutation and Combination

Mixtures and Alligations

Trigonometry

Geometry

 

3. English Language:

Reading Comprehension

Sentence Completion

Grammar

Vocabulary

Synonym And Antonym

Fill In the Blanks

Idioms & phrases

Analogy & Verbal Reasoning

Jumbled Paragraph

Active and Passive Voice

One word substitution

Sentence Correction

 

SNAP Expected Cut-Off:

The applicant's merit will be decided on the overall score obtained in the four stages. The maximum mark the applicant will get is 100 Marks. The distribution of marks in the merit list is:

  1. SNAP Score: The maximum score of the SNAP is 60 marks, but the marks will be scaled down to 50. The applicant will obtain marks out of 50.

  2. Group Exercise: This stage will carry 10 marks.

  3. Personal Interaction: It is for 30 marks where the applicant will get tested on the basis of the interview.

  4. Writing Ability Test: This stage is for 10 marks.

What after clearing the SNAP Test and GE-PIWAT?

The candidates will get admission in their preferred Symbiosis Institute from 16 institutes that are participating in the entrance test. Once the Postgraduate program(MBA) will be completed, the placement process will begin. The prestigious companies from the world will come for recruitment and pick the talented candidates for their organizations.

SNAP Tips and Tricks:

  1. The candidates must be aware of the fact that they can appear for the exam twice and whichever is the highest score that will be considered.

  2. The candidate must not carry anything that is not permitted on the exam premises. The unfair means by any candidate will lead to the cancellation of the exam and will not get the result.

  3. The exam has the major weightage from the Analytical and Logical Reasoning Section, the candidates must focus on the subject carefully.

  4. The candidate must reach the exam centre before time, 9 AM, the candidates are required to undergo the ID proof and admit card checking.

  5. Become smart by attempting questions that you are sure of first, then come to the questions you’re in doubt. But don’t attempt them anyway, remember negative marking is a factor here. Therefore, only attempt a question if you really know the answer to it. 

  • You need speed to finish SNAP within prescribed time limit. Go through the topics in the SNAP information brochure and start with the ones that you are good at. Practice reasoning and mathematics problems by memorizing formulas.

  • After each study session keeps 1 hour for revision of topics learned/practiced.

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