SNAP Cutoff 2023 – Find out the Expected SNAP Cutoff for Top Colleges

11 January, 2024
parthiva mewawala

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is the mandatory entrance exam for the various MBA programs offered by the 16 constituent institutions. The test itself is conducted by Symbiosis International University every year for over 1 lakh aspirants. In fact, 2023 saw record participation from students – numbering a total of 1.44 lakh registrations. This, in addition to the changes in the exam pattern, has pushed the SNAP cutoff 2023 higher.


The cutoff for SIBM Pune, the top-ranked MBA college under SIU, will have an expected cutoff of 98%ile, i.e. 43+ marks, although students have been known to get calls at 96%ile too. For SCMHRD, the second-best college that accepts SNAP scores, the cutoff percentile will hover at 97%ile, which means a score of 42+ marks.


The 16 Symbiosis colleges will start releasing their SNAP cutoff percentiles after declaring the SNAP 2023 results. The candidates who clear the SNAP cutoff 2023 will be called for further selection rounds of MBA admissions, including a written Ability Test (WAT), Group Exercise (GE), and Personal Interview (PI).


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SNAP 2023 cutoff – Top 5 programs


Find all the relevant details about the top 5 colleges accepting SNAP scores below. This data will help you make a more informed decision regarding possible calls and GEPI prep.


Symbiosis College Expected SNAP 2023 cutoff percentile for MBA 2024MBA Fee ( Lakhs)Average Package in Placements 2023 ( Lakhs)
SIBM, Pune (Symbiosis Institute of Business Management)98Rs.24.59 lakhsRs.26.77 LPA
SCMHRD, Pune (Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development)97Rs.23.76 lakhsRs.23.71 LPA
SIIB, Pune (Symbiosis Institute of International Business)90Rs.19.86 lakhsRs.13.12 LPA
SIBM Bengaluru (Symbiosis Institute of Business Management)92Rs.19.10 lakhsRs.13.48 LPA
SIOM Nashik (Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management)87 Rs.17.62 lakhsRs.14.35 LPA


SNAP cutoff 2023 – Remaining programs 


Apart from the most well-known colleges, such as SIBM, SCMHRD, and SIOM, there are several other colleges that offer competent salaries at great RoI.


MBA College/University Expected SNAP cutoff percentile for 2024 AdmissionMBA Fees ( lakhs)Average Package in Placements 2023
SICSR, Pune (Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research) 82 Rs 11.20 lakhs Rs 6.84 LPA 
SIDTM, Pune (Symbiosis Institute of Digital and Telecom Management)84-85 Rs 15.10 lakhs Rs 12.79 LPA 
SIBM Hyderabad (Symbiosis Institute of Business Management)60Rs.15.50 lakhsRs.  8.9 LPA
SIMS (Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies)80Rs.13.31 lakhsRs. 9  -10 LPA


SNAP Score vs Percentile 2023


While the relation between the SNAP score and percentile can vary based on many factors, our experienced mentors have given an estimate of the score the top percentile should land on this year. Refer to the table below to learn more about your expected SNAP 20233 score vs percentile:


SNAP 2023 percentileEstimated SNAP score


Key highlights of SNAP 2023 cutoff


  • The SNAP score holds 50% weight in the final merit preparation. 
  • SNAP Exam 2023 duration is reduced to 1 hour from 2 hours. 
  • SNAP 2023 is held on three dates- Dec 10th, 17th and 22nd, 2023. 
  • The candidate can take all the 3 SNAP 2023 exams. 
  • The total number of questions is reduced to 60 from 110 earlier. 
  • The final percentile calculation is based on the candidate’s best performance out of all attempts.


SNAP 2203 Exam Pattern: Overall and Sectional Changes 


Below is the SNAP 2023 Pattern revision in the number of questions, time, duration, and scoring pattern. 


Particulars SNAP 2023 SNAP 2022, 2021 & 2020SNAP 2019
Duration 60 minutes 60 minutes 120 minutes 
SNAP Test Timing 2 PM to 3 PM11 AM to 12 Noon & 2 PM to 3 PM2 PM to 4 PM
Total no of questions 6060110
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning and Verbal Ability 151534
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 202035
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 252536
Special Questions NilNil5




Based on the SNAP 2023 exam score cutoff, all Symbiosis Institutes will offer MBA Admissions 2024. The snap 2023 cutoff in these MBA colleges accepting SNAP scores varies from one institute to another depending on how the institution is ranked, how it is perceived by peers and employers, and how many students apply there.


FAQs related to SNAP cutoff 2023 


1. How many institutes take SNAP scores? 

A total of 16 institutes accept SNAP scores for admission to SIU-affiliated colleges. 


2. What is the anticipated SNAP 2023 cutoff for SCMHRD Pune? 

The SNAP 2023 cutoff for SCMHRD Pune is likely to be around 95-97%ile. 


3. Is there any sectional cutoff in the SNAP exam? 

SNAP does not have a sectional cutoff, which is one of its biggest advantages.


4. How much weightage is given to the SNAP score while preparing for the final merit list?

The SNAP scores hold a weightage of 50 percent. 

5. When will the SNAP cutoff be released? 

Following the declaration of the SNAP results, the SNAP cutoff will likely be released in the first week of February 2024.