About SNAP

SNAP 2016 was taken by approximately 50,000* candidates. Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) is an entrance test for the admission to all the Post-Graduate Institutes of Symbiosis International (Deemed) University.

This year SNAP is to be conducted as an Online test! Since 2007, candidates aspiring to join MBA programs offered by institutes of Symbiosis International University had to take the common, mandatory Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Test in the paper-based format.

The registration process for SNAP and institutes is now simplified. Aspirants can now complete the SNAP as well as program registrations in the same portal.


Graduate from any recognized / statutory University or Institute with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST). Programmes which require specific discipline/ subject specialisation need to be checked for eligibility as given by the respective Institute.

A candidate who has completed qualifying degree from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). All foreign degrees/ qualifications need to be verified from AIU by the candidate before seeking admission to any programme of SIU.  Evaluation Division of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU)issues equivalence certificate for foreign degrees/qualifications. Final year students of Graduate Courses can also apply.

To know the list of B-schools accepting SNAP score, please click here

Structure and Pattern

Test duration is 120 minutes and carries a negative marking of 1/4 per question.

The SNAP 2017 Structure is as follows:

Sr. No. Sections No. of Questions Total Marks
1 General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability 40 40
2 Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 40 40
3 Current Affairs 30 30
4 Analytical & Logical Reasoning 40 40
  Total 150 150

How to Apply

  • Candidates appearing for SNAP can choose any one of the modes to make the payment to register for SNAP. Click here to register for SNAP.

To know more about SNAP structure, important dates, past test analysis, top b-schools cut-offs, please click here

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