SNAP 2022 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Admit Card, Syllabus

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is a national-level examination for candidates aspiring for admission in MBA /PGDM programs. The test is conducted annually by Symbiosis International University(Deemed). Qualified candidates will be eligible to apply for admissions in 16 SNAP colleges affiliated with SIU. Candidates have evaluated on basis of their knowledge in topics of General English, Quantitative-Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, Analytical & Logical Reasoning. The SNAP exam is one of the most popular management aptitude tests, attended by over 50000 students. The article gives deep insights into the timeline, the process for applying for SNAP 2022.

Important dates to remember

The initial notifications are released from July 2022, with the registrations opening by May. The exam is to be completed by December 2022, and the result declaration will be completed by January 2023. The results will be evaluated using ranking systems, and there will be a cut-off mark to select eligible students.

EventsDate
Notification releaseJuly 2022
Application form arrives2nd week of August 2022
Last day for submission3rd week of November 2022
Last date for fee submission3rd week of November 2022
Admit card release1st week of December 2022
SNAP Exam2nd week of December 2022
Result declaration2nd week of January 2023

Eligibility criteria for SNAP 2022

The eligibility criteria for appearing for the SNAP exam are prescribed by Symbiosis International University. The criteria are listed below:

Educational qualification:

  • Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a university recognised by SIU, with at least 50% marks in aggregate. For candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD categories, there is a relaxation of 5% marks.
  • Applicants currently in their final year of the Bachelor’s programme may also apply for the SNAP exam, but their admission will remain provisional till the completion of the course, and the subsequent submission of the certificate.
  • Candidates who hold a bachelor’s degree from an International university or foreign institution can apply for the exam, provided they obtain a certificate of equivalence from the Association of Indian Universities(AIU).

Application Process

The application form for the exam will be released by August 2022 by Symbiosis International University. Applicants have to complete their registration by filling in their personal, communication, and educational details and by uploading required documents for verification by the university. Once, the registration process is complete, the applicant can move on to the payment page. There are no provisions for editing your application after the final submission.

Application Fee

  • The cost of the application fee is Rs 1750/- if paid via online mode. However, you can make payment via Demand Draft which includes all the taxes and the amount will be Rs 2065/-. The DD should be made in favour of the “Symbiosis Test Secretariat” payable at Pune.
  • The payment process is followed by the submission of details. The mode of payment is online. Applicants can use credit/debit cards or net banking for fee payment. The applicant can also send a Demand Draft including all taxes to the “Symbiosis Test Secretariat”.
  • The application fee amounts to Rs. 1750/-. The total amount for the DD will be Rs. 2065/-.

Exam Pattern

The exam is conducted online. The exam pattern of SNAP was revised in 2020. This resulted in the reduction of the number of questions from 110 to 60. Also, the special questions and the differential marking concepts were removed. The total duration of the exam is 1 hour. Each correct answer is rewarded with 1 mark and for each incorrect answer, .25 Marks will be deducted from the total. The medium for the question paper is English.

There are three sections to the question paper:

  • General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability
  • Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
  • Analytical & Logical Reasoning

The detailed breakdown of each topic is given below:

TopicsTotal no. of questionsTotal marks
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability1515
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency2020
Analytical & Logical Reasoning2525
 Total = 60Total = 60

SNAP Mock Test

Symbiosis International (Deemed) University also conducts a mock test to help students prepare for the original exam. The mock test can be accessed and can be used by participants preparing to appear for the SNAP exam. There are incentives for candidates who perform well in the test.

Booking SNAP mock test

  • Applicants can visit the official website and login using their credentials.
    • The mock test window will be displayed.
    • Participants can begin the exam.

Important points regarding SNAP mock tests.

  • The SNAP mock test follows the same pattern as that of the original exam.
    • The SNAP mock exam is purely for practice purposes, and will not be considered for admission.
    • The mock test is aimed to provide a first-hand experience of the official exam for the applicants.
    • The SNAP mock test scores can be used for self-evaluation and improvement.
    • The top 3 scorers of the mock test will each get a Flipkart voucher of Rs. 5000/-.
    • The top 10 scorers of the mock test will each get a Flipkart voucher of Rs. 500/-

Admit Card

The admit card is released by December 2022 on their official website. The candidates can check their status by logging in to the website once in a while. Once the admit card is published on the website, candidates can download and take a printout of the same. Admit cards are mandatory for appearing in the examination along with identification proof like Aadhar, PAN card, Voter ID, etc.

Follow the steps to download the admit card.

  • Visit the official website.
  • Login with your id and password
  • Once released, the admit card will be available for download
  • Take a printout and keep it safe for further use.

Result

The result of the exams is to be published by January 2024. The university will then conduct some more tests, counseling/interview processes for the qualifying candidates. The tests include the Writing Ability Test, Group exercise, and Personal Interview.

SNAP Exam Centres

City
Agra
Bareilly
Ghaziabad
Greater Noida
Kanpur
Lucknow
Meerut
Noida
Varanasi
Aligarh
Jhansi
Moradabad
Prayagraj
Ahmedabad
Anand
Gandhinagar
Rajkot
Surat
Vadodara
Ajmer
Jaipur
Jodhpur
Udaipur
Kota
Amravati
Aurangabad
Kolhapur
Mumbai
Kalyan
Nagpur
Navi Mumbai
Pune
Nashik
Thane
Dombivli
Palghar
Ambala
Gurgaon
Hisar
Karnal
Faridabad
Panipat
Bengaluru
Mangaluru
Mysuru
Belagavi
Hubballi
Mangalore
Bhilai
Raipur
Bilaspur
Bhopal
Gwalior
Indore
Jabalpur
Bhubaneswar
Cuttack
Rourkela
Chennai
Coimbatore
Madurai
Dehradun
Roorkee
Dhanbad
Jamshedpur
Ranchi
Dibrugarh
Guwahati
Gangtok
Bardang
Guntur
Kakinada
Kurnool
Vijayawada
Visakhapatnam
Hooghly
Kolkata
Siliguri
Howrah
Asansol
Hyderabad
Jalandhar
Ludhiana
Mohali
Patiala
Amritsar
Chandigarh
Jammu
Kozhikode
Thiruvananthapuram
Thrissur
Ernakulam
Kottayam
Kochi
Panjim
Mapusa
Patna
Shillong
Port Blair
Shimla
Delhi

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