Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP)

Symbiosis International University is conducting SNAP 2023 exam on 3 dates on December 10, 17 and 22, 2023. Conducted on annual basis by Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune, Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is the mandatory entrance exam for MBA admission 2024 in Symbiosis institutes. SNAP 2023 exam duration is reduced to 1 hour and its score is accepted for MBA admission 2024 by 15 Symbiosis Colleges affiliated to SIU apart from other leading B-schools. There are 3 SNAP exams for Symbiosis admission 2024. Applicants are allowed to appear in all the three SNAP tests with a view to improve score. 

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Candidates aspiring to join MBA / MSc (CA) / MSc (SS) programmes offered by institutes of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) have to appear for the common, mandatory Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Online Test 2018. A candidate needs 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 then need to attend the GE-PIWAT process conducted by each of these institutes individually.

SNAP Online Test 2023 Exam Dates

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test

Interested candidates can check tentative dates for SNAP 2023 exam in the table below: These dates are taken based on previous year examination schedule which can be helpful for the preparation of the upcoming SNAP exam. After publication of official notification, we will update the actual dates of SNAP Exam 2023. Check the following dates carefully:

SNAP 2023 Important Dates and Schedule
All the SNAP exam details with important changes have been made available with the release of SNAP notification. The SNAP 2023 important dates are officially announced by SIU Pune. Following are the SNAP exam dates for registration, admit card and SNAP exam 2023:

SNAP 2023 Exam Time Line  SNAP Dates
SNAP Notification 2023 ReleaseAugust 23, 2023
SNAP Registration start dateAugust 23, 2023
Last date to ApplyNovember 23, 2023
SNAP 2023 Exam Registration FeeRs.2250/- for each SNAP exam (Under Revision)
Last date to Pay Exam FeeNovember 23, 2023
Symbiosis Institute Programme Registration  FeeRs.1000/- per programme, per institute
SNAP 2023 Admit Card download Starts(On December 4, 2023 (Exam on Dec 10, 2023)SNAP-2: December 9, 2023 (Exam on Dec 17, 2023)SNAP-3: December 9, 2023 (Exam on Dec 22, 2023)
Last date for SNAP Admit Card downloadTill Exam Date
SNAP 2023 Exam Dates & Test Duration1 hour duration exam:SNAP-1: Dec 10, 2023SNAP-2: Dec 17, 2023SNAP-3: Dec 22, 2023  
SNAP 2023 Test TimingExact timing to be shared to the candidates through SNAP Admit Card
SNAP 2023 Result dateJanuary 10, 2024

SNAP Eligibility Criteria

The candidates must check eligibility criteria before applying online for SNAP 2023 exam. It is very important to fulfil minimum basic eligibility requirement for appearing in the exam. Candidates can check following SNAP eligibility criteria to ensure whether they are eligible or not. The eligibility criteria details are as below:

  • Nationality: An Indian citizen can apply. However, Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), Person of Indian Origin (PIO), Non-Resident Indian (NRI) and Foreign Nationals are also eligible to apply for this exam.
  • Qualification: Candidates must be a graduate degree holder from any recognized university.
  • Minimum Qualifying Marks: Candidate must score minimum 50% (45% for SC/ST category) marks aggregate in the qualifying exam.
  • Appearing candidates are also eligible subject to fulfilment of the conditions prescribed.
  • Candidates other than India should have completed graduation from any foreign university or institutions are also required to obtain an equivalent certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

SNAP Application Form 2023: How to Apply

Those who are meeting the above-mentioned eligibility requirements can submit SNAP 2023 application form. In order to submit an application form, applicants have to go through certain steps and these steps are as below:

  • First of all, candidates must know that the SNAP application form 2023 can be submitted through online mode only.
  • Visit the official website and register for the exam and fill choice of courses/institution by paying the registration fee.
  • The registration process and fee payment will close in the last week of November 2023.
  • Candidates while filling up online application form should ensure that all the information must be correct.
  • However, candidates can make the correction in the application form within the specified time limit.
  • Every applicant should have a valid e-mail ID and mobile number for registration.
  • Candidates also need to upload the scanned photograph and signature in JPEG format with required specifications.
  • Candidates cannot change test city preference later once filled.


Note: Any Changes in the online application form (except name, date of birth, category and test city preferences) will be entertained only up to the closing date of Registration i.e. No changes shall be permitted after closing date under any circumstances. No change in name, date of birth, category and test city requests will be entertained once candidate completes his/her SNAP Online Test 2023 payment.

Upload your latest scanned colour passport size photo at the time of Online Registration for SNAP Test. (Your photograph should not be more than 3 months old).

Ensure that the information you have filled is accurate.


The candidate may pay through

  1. Billdesk Payment Gateway
  2. Easebuzz Payment Gateway
  • Indian Bank Payment Gateway
  • Demand Draft.


Submit a Demand Draft (DD) of Rs. 1750/- from any Nationalized Bank in favour of “Symbiosis Test Secretariat” payable at Pune.

Choose the mode of Payment as ‘DD Payment’ in “Make Payment” Tab. Take a print of the payment advice form, fill in the DD Details, sign and send it along with the DD to the Symbiosis Test Secretariat only at,



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

Phone: 020-28116226/ 27.

The Symbiosis Test Secretariat will authenticate the details of Demand Draft and will send you an email confirming the payment. Only after the realisation of payment, would you be able to view your Admit Card.

NOTE: SNAP Test fee and institute programme payment is non-refundable.

SNAP Exam Pattern 2023

SNAP 2019 exam will be held in the 3rd week of December 2018. The exam will be held in online mode means pen and paper-based mode. Candidates appearing in exam gave to complete paper within 120 minutes.

Subject SectionNumber of questionsMarks Allotted
General English comprises Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability4040
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency4040
Current Affairs (last 2 years)3030
Analytical & Logical Reasoning4040

SNAP Admit Card 2023

The university will issue the admit card on its official website prior to the examinatoin. Candidates can obtain the admit card through online mode. It is expected that the SNAP admit card will be available in the month of December 2023.

The SNAP 2019 admit card will contain information like date of exam, venue of the exam, candidate’s name, and address and exam day instructions for the candidates. Candidates must bring admit card along with photo identity proof such as Pan Card, Driving License, Voter ID Card, Aadhar Card and Passport.

SNAP 2023 Result

The Symbios University will declare SNAP 2023 result most probably in the last week of December 2023. Candidates can check their result through online mode on the official website.

Candidates can download SNAP Score Card 2023 using User ID and Password. Take the printout of the SNAP Score Card/Result for further admission process. Applicants must follow the instructions as prescribed for admission.

Admission Procedure

The Meritorious candidates on the basis of SNAP Score can apply separately for admission in different institutions which are affiliated by Symbiosis International University. Eligible candidates have to go through Group Exercise (GI), Personal Interaction (PI) and Writing Ability Test (WAT) for getting final admission in an Institute.

The competent authority will make the final merit list after assessing candidates’ SNAP Score, GI, PI and WAT performance. Accordingly, candidates will be allotted seat as per the choice filled. After allotment of seat, candidates must report to the institution for acknowledging the admission.

SNAP 2023 Selection Procedure

SNAP is held for admissions into PG management programs offered by the Symbiosis International University and the institutes affiliated with it. After the results are announced, each participating institute will announce its individual SNAP Cut Off.

Aspirants who secure the minimum cut off marks will have to participate in Group Exercise, Personal Interaction, and Writing Ability Test (GE – PIWAT) rounds. These rounds will likely be held from February 2023. Individuals who wish to be admitted in the SIU colleges will have to attend all rounds of GE-PIWAT. These rounds are explained in brief below:

Group Exercise: This round assesses the ability of candidates to apply logic and reasons. It brings out the individual’s ability to take decisions and his management skills are highlighted. This round will be marked out of 10 marks.

Written Ability Test: Applicants will be asked to write an essay which will have a weightage of 10 marks. The essay can be related to a business management topic or any other related topic.

Personal Interaction: This is the most crucial part of the selection procedure. The aspirant’s overall personality and confidence will be evaluated. Students must confidently answer questions related to their own academic area and work experience. It will carry a total of 30 marks.

SNAP Syllabus 2023

Candidates have to prepare for the exam from prescribed syllabus.

The question will be asked from the syllabus of various topics of General English, Current Affairs, Analytical & Logical Reasoning & Quantitative, data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency.

Get familiar with the exam pattern and syllabus of SNAP 2023 the will candidates score marks in entrance exam.

General English:

Jumbled paragraphs (6 sentences with first and last fixed), Comprehension of passage (Poems can also come), Verbal Reasoning, Antonyms, Fill In the Blanks, Sentence correction, Odd man out, Idioms, One word substitution, Different usage of same word, Sentence completion, Jumbled paragraphs with 4 or 5 sentences, etc.

Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency:

Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Profit & Loss, Averages, Complex numbers, Co-ordinate geometry, Logarithm, Probability, Permutations & Combinations, Trigonometry, Vectors, HCF & LCM, Geometric Progression, Arithmetic progression, Arithmetic mean, Geometric mean, Ratios and Proportion, Percentages, In-equations Quadratic and linear equations Algebra, etc.

Current Affairs:

Social issues, World Records, Books, and authors, Science, History, Geography, International organizations, Business, Punch line of companies, Top officials of big companies, Sports, Finance, Automobiles, Entertainment, Politics, etc.

Analytical & Logical Reasoning:

Puzzles, Data Interpretation based on text, graphs, and tables, Critical reasoning, Visual reasoning, Assumption-Premise-Conclusion, Assertion and reasons, Statements and assumptions, Identifying valid inferences, Identifying Strong arguments and Weak arguments, Symbol Based problems, Coding and decoding, Sequencing, Identifying next number in series, etc.


1          Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM, Pune)  MBA

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

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

4          Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB, Pune)   MBA (International Business)

5          Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM, Pune)

6          Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS, Pune)

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

8          Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management, Nashik (SIOM, Nashik)

9          Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT, Pune)

10        Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS, Pune)

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

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

13        Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF, Pune)

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

15        Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS, Pune)