SNAP is another MBA entrance exam which opens the gates for candidates to go for an MBA from the colleges affiliated with Symbiosis International University. Some of the top colleges through the SNAP exam are SIBM Pune, SCMHRD, SIMC etc. It is usually conducted thrice a year. You can check out all the important details below.

What is SNAP Exam?

SNAP i.e. Symbiosis National Aptitude Test is a national-level MBA entrance exam which is conducted by Symbiosis International University (SIU) for admission to management programmes offered by its affiliated institutes along with several other private B-schools. It is another one of the popular MBA entrance exams. It is usually held thrice a year in the month of December. More than 75,000 candidates appear for SNAP every year. 

SNAP is a comparatively easier MBA entrance exam than other popular entrance tests like CAT or XAT. Generally, it is designed as a speed-based test exam to assess the candidate’s time management and decision-making skills. Since 2017, SNAP has been held in online mode at test centres. The exam is carried out at 100+ centres across India. The top MBA Colleges through SNAP Exams are SIBM Pune, SCMHRD, SIIB, SIBM Banglore, SIOM, SIBM Nagpur etc. Since there are three attempts every year, a candidate has the liberty to appear for all three attempts and the best score of the three is considered for further processes.

SNAP Exam 2024

Particulars Details
SNAP Full Form Symbiosis National Aptitude Test
Conducting Body SIU (Symbiosis International University)
Exam Level National Level
Exam Frequency Thrice a year
SNAP 2024 Dates 10,18, and 23 December (Expected)
SNAP Exam Mode Online
Duration 1 hour
Application Fees INR 2250 per attempt
Maximum Age Limit No Limit
No. of Test Cities 100+
Official Website
Number Of Test Takers 75,000+
Helpline 18001231454,

SNAP Exam 2024: Important Dates

You must remember the important dates for the SNAP exam to avoid any miss. You can check all the important details and dates below and plan your SNAP exam timelines accordingly.

Particular Dates
Registration Starts August, 2024
Registration Closes 20 November 2024
Payment Last Date 20 November 2024
Admit Card Live On

December 04, 2024, for SNAP Test 1 (Exp)

December 09, 2024, for SNAP Test 02 and SNAP Test 03 (Exp)

SNAP Exam Dates 10 December 2024 (Exp)
18 December 2024 (Exp)
23 December 2024 (Exp)
Announcement Of Result 10 January, 2025 (Exp)

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SNAP Exam 2024: Eligibility Criteria

The Eligibility Criteria for General MBA programmes are as specified below:

  • Graduation from any recognised University/ Institution of National Importance & must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes) at graduation.
  • Candidates who are in the final year of their graduation 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).
  • Those candidates who have fulfilled qualifications from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

Check Complete Details, SNAP Eligibility Criteria 2024

SNAP Exam 2024: Registration

You may find the registration process for SNAP a bit different from other MBA entrance exams registration process. Candidates have to first select the dates and pay then proceed with your application details. Check out all the steps below:

Step 1: Select the number of attempts you wish to appear for and the dates of those attempts.

Step 2: Visit the SNAP official website i.e.
Step 3: Register yourself by clicking on the ‘New User Registration’ link and provide the asked details.

Step 4: You will receive the user ID and password on the registered email address once the registration is complete. Use the credentials to log in.
Step 5: Further, fill out the application form and upload the documents which are asked.
Step 6: You can make the payment through online or DD. Once the payment is done, your form is filled out.
Check Complete Details on, SNAP Registration 2024

SNAP Exam 2024: Exam Pattern

Over the past few years, SIU has introduced multiple changes to the SNAP exam. Earlier, the exam used to be of 2 hours. Now, the exam duration is reduced to 1 hour. Candidates are also now allowed to appear for all three attempts and the best of the three attempts is considered for further evaluation. The number of questions has also been reduced from 110 questions to 60 questions now. You can check out the complete exam pattern-related details below:

Particulars Details
Total Duration 60 Minutes
Total Number of Questions 60 Questions
Total Marks 60
Marking +1 for Correct & -0.25 for Incorrect
Exam Language English
Mode Of Examination Computer Based - Online
Maximum possible attempts Three
Number Of Section 3
Name of Section
  • General English
  • Analytical & Logical Reasoning
  • Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation

SNAP Exam 2024: Number Of Questions Section Wise

Section Number Of Questions
General English 15 Questions
Logical & Analytical Reasoning 25 Questions
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation 20 Questions

SNAP Exam 2024: Syllabus

Majorly, the SNAP exam has three sections. These are General English, Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency and Analytical & Logical Reasoning. You can check out all the topics of each section below:

Check Complete Details on, SNAP Syllabus 2024

Section Topics Weightage
General English RC, Synonyms, Antonyms, Fill in the blanks, PJ, Sentence Correction, Odd one out, Idioms, Verbal Reasoning, Different Usage of Same Word
Analytical & Logical Reasoning Linear & Matrix Arrangements, Puzzles, Syllogisms, Functions, Cause & Effect, Statement & Conclusion, Family Tree, Sequencing, Assertion & Reasoning, Critical Reasoning, Coding & Decoding
Quantitative & Data Interpretation Skills Number Systems, Arithmetics, Algebra, Geometry, Modern Maths, Trigonometry, Set theory, Calendar & Clock, Graphs & Tables, Line Charts, Venn Diagram, Pie Charts, Tables

SNAP Exam 2024: Study Material

SNAP exam preparation requires structured material along with good-quality mocks. In Cracku's SNAP Crash Course 2024, you get the course schedule, daily tasks and lots of practice. The SNAP course schedule is carefully designed by Cracku experts to help you comprehensively cover the SNAP syllabus within 100 hours.

With daily tasks, the entire syllabus of SNAP is broken down into easy-to-accomplish tasks of daily videos and tests. For practice, you get 100+ concept videos, 95 concept tests, 400 topic tests and 10 SNAP all India Mocks to ensure thorough preparation.

SNAP Previous Year Question Papers: It is very important to go through the previous year's SNAP question papers to get a taste of the difficulty level of the exam and to understand the kind of questions asked in the exam. You can check out the previous year's SNAP question papers here.

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SNAP Exam 2023: Score Vs Percentile

This year's SNAP exam has been on the easier side therefore the score vs percentile fluctuated as compared to the past year's trends. You can check out the score vs percentile below so that you can set your goals accordingly.

SNAP Score SNAP Percentile
43 99.50%
41 99%
39 98%
36 97%
33 95%
31 90%
28 85%
26 80%
23 75%
22 70%
20 60%

SNAP Exam 2024: Cut Offs

Different affiliated colleges of SIU have different cut-offs for the SNAP exam. You can check the estimated cut-offs below:

Also Read, SNAP Exam Cut off

SIU Affiliated College SNAP Cut Off

Institute of Business Management Pune
Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resources Development (SCMHRD) 97+
Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB) 95-93
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru 90
Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM- Nashik) 85-87
Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR) 82-84
Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM) 83
Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS) 77-80
Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT) 76-79
Symbiosis School of Media & Communication, Bengaluru (SSMC, Bengaluru) 75
Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune (SIMC- Pune) 73
Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF) 60
Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS) 58

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