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SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test)

For admission to MBA programs, Symbiosis International (Deemed University) conducts the Symbiosis National Aptitude Exam. It is an entrance exam for the national-level exam. An applicant interested in enrolling in an MBA programme at any Symbiosis International (Deemed University) [SIU] Institute must take the Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Computer Based Test (CBT). To take the SNAP test, the applicant must first register. Pay the SNAP Test registration fee, register for the program(s) of her/his preference at any SIU Institute, Pay the registration fee for each programme separately. If an applicant is shortlisted for a programme, he or she will be required to engage in the program's further admission process (GE-PIWAT). The registration process for SNAP and Institutes is incorporated (including the payment of the registration fee). On the same portal, an applicant can complete the SNAP and programme registration (as well as pay the registration fee) (

Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Test is a national management entrance exam held by Symbiosis International University (SIU) in Pune. SNAP is an online test that applicants must take if they want to be considered for admission to one of the 15 Symbiosis B-schools associated with Symbiosis International University (SIU). The exam was previously administered in an offline mode (pen-paper based), but the conducting authorities have now moved away from the traditional pen-paper based exam and adopted the exam in an online mode. MBA candidates can only take the SNAP exam once a year.


Entrance Exam Highlights:

Exam Symbiosis National Aptitude Test
Organized by Symbiosis International University
Category National Level Exam
Frequency Once a year
Official Website
Mode of Registration Online
Exam Mode Online
Total Questions 60 Questions
Negative marking yes
Languages English
No. of Participating Colleges 19
Score Validity One year


Important Dates for SNAP 2021 :

SNAP Test 2021 Important dates
SNAP Registration commences on  24 September 2020 (Thursday)
SNAP Registration closes on 30 November 2020 (Saturday)
SNAP Registration fee payment closes on 30 November 2020 (Saturday)
Availability of Admit Card on Mentioned Below
SNAP Test 2021 20 December 2020 (Sunday)
06 January 2021 (Wednesday)
09 January 2021 (Saturday)
 Time : 11: 00am to 12:00 noon
Announcement of Result 22 January 2021 (Friday)


Admit Card Important Dates for SNAP 2021 will have the SNAP 2021 Admit Card valid. Once the admit cards are posted, candidates can download them using the direct link provided below. Candidates should be aware that they will not receive a hard copy of their SNAP admit card in the mail. As a result, they must enter their SNAP User ID and Password to download and print the admit card.

Exam Date  Admit card Availability as per Exam Date
20-Dec-20 5th December 2020 up to 20th December 2020
06-Jan-21 21 December 2020 up to 06 January 2021
09-Jan-21 24 December 2020 up to 09 January 2021


Steps to getting SNAP 2021 Admit Card

You must take the steps outlined below in order to gain access to your admit card:


Eligibility Criteria for SNAP 2021:



SNAP 2021 Application Process


Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
ST, OBC, SC, General - Online Female, Transgender, Male ₹ 1,750


SNAP 2021 Syllabus



SNAP Exam Pattern


Each correct answer will give a single mark and 25 percent of the allocated marks will be deducted from each incorrect response.


Section Questions Marks Per Total Marks
Correct Answer
General English: Knowing Reading, Verbal Thinking, Verbal Capacity 15 1 15
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 25 1 25
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 20 1 20
Total 60   60


Selection Process


Parameters Weightage
SNAP Test Score (scaled to 50 marks) 50
Group Exercise (GE) 10
Personal Interaction (PI) 30
Writing Ability Test (WAT) 10
Total 100


Documents Required at Counselling



SNAP Exam Centers


State City State City
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal Uttar Pradesh Agra
Gwalior Allahabad
Indore Bareilly
Jabalpur Ghaziabad
Odisha Bhubaneswar Greater Noida
Cuttack Kanpur
Rourkela Lucknow
Chandigarh Chandigarh Meerut
Tamil Nadu Chennai Noida
Coimbatore Varanasi
Madurai Aligarh
Uttarakhand Dehradun Jhansi
Roorkee Moradabad
Jharkhand Dhanbad Gujarat Ahmedabad
Jamshedpur Anand
Ranchi Gandhinagar
Assam Dibrugarh Rajkot
Guwahati Surat
Sikkim Gangtok Vadodara
Bardang Rajasthan Ajmer
Andhra Pradesh Guntur Jaipur
Kakinada Jodhpur
Kurnool Udaipur
Vijayawada Kota
Visakhapatnam Maharashtra Amravati
West Bengal Hooghly Aurangabad
Kolkata Kolhapur
Siliguri Mumbai
Howrah Kalyan
Asansol Nagpur
Telangana Hyderabad Navi Mumbai
Punjab Jalandhar Pune
Ludhiana Nashik
Mohali Thane
Patiala Dombivli
Amritsar Haryana Ambala
Chandigarh Gurgaon
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu Hisar
Kerala Kozhikode Karnal
Thiruvananthapuram Faridabad
Thrissur Panipat
Ernakulam Karnataka Bengaluru
Kottayam Hubli
Kochi Mangaluru
Goa Panjim Mysuru
Mapusa Belagavi
Bihar Patna Chhattisgarh Bhilai
Meghalaya Shillong Raipur
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Port Blair Bilaspur
Himachal Pradesh Shimla -
Delhi Delhi -


SNAP 2021 Answer Key

A few days after the test, the SNAP 2021 Answer Key will be issued. Along with the SNAP response key, the SNAP 2021 question paper will be published. After logging in on the official site, candidates can check their SNAP 2021 Answer Key using the direct link provided below, which will be updated as soon as the answer key is posted.


SNAP 2021 Answer Key Highlights

The following are some of the main features of the SNAP 2021 Response Key.


Steps to Download SNAP 2021 Answer Key

To get your SNAP response key from the official website, follow the steps below.


SNAP 2021 Result

Candidates must go to SIU's official website and take these measures to access the SNAP 2021 results online:

SIU's participating institutes will shortlist applicants for pre-admission rounds such as Group Exercise, Personal Interview, and Written Skill Test based on the SNAP results (GE-PIWAT). SIU prepares a final SNAP Merit List after the selection process is completed, which will be published in February of the following year (of commencement of exam).


Steps to check SNAP Result 2021

Here is where candidates can learn how to interpret the SNAP 2021 results. The measures to review your SNAP Score Card are outlined below.


Steps to Check SNAP 2021 Cut Off

Candidates will view the SNAP cut-off 2021 by taking the measures outlined below: