FAQs on SNAP
  1. Can you tell me something about SNAP examination?

  2. Candidates aspiring to join MBA / MSc programmes offered by Institutes of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) [SIU] have to appear for the common, mandatory Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Online Test 2019. A candidate needs to register for SNAP Test and also register for the Institute(s) offering her/his choice of programme(s) by paying separate registration fee for each programme. If shortlisted, s/he would then need to attend the further admission (GE-PIWAT) process conducted by each of these Institutes individually.

  3. Which B-Schools accept the SNAP score?

  4. The following is the list of the B-Schools that accept SNAP score for admission into their Post graduate program in Management:

    • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune
    • Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR), Pune
    • Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication (SIMC), Pune
    • Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB), Pune
    • Symbiosis Centre for Management & Human Resource Development (SCMHRD), Pune
    • Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS), Pune
    • Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM), Pune
    • Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT), Pune
    • Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM), Nashik
    • Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS), Pune
    •  Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Bengaluru
    • Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication (SIMC), Bengaluru
    • Symbiosis School of Banking and finance (SSBF), Pune
    • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Hyderabad
    • Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences  (SSSS), Pune
    • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Nagpur
  5. How good are the Symbiosis Group of B-Schools ?

  6. As per our (T.I.M.E.) B-school categorization, SIBM-PUNE and SCMHRD are counted among the AAAcategory B-schools. SIIB is counted among A grade B-schools, where as SIBM- Bangalore and SIOM Nashik are counted among the BBB+ grade B-schools. SIMS Pune is featured among the BBB grade B-schools.

  7. When is it conducted ? Is it a computer based exam ?

  8. It is usually conducted in the month of December. This year, the entrance test is being conducted on December 15, 2019 from 2 pm to 4 pm. Yes, it is conducted in computer based format.

  9. What is the last date for registering for SNAP?  How much is the test registration fee?

  10. The last date for registering for SNAP exam is November 23, 2019. The registration fee is Rs 1750.

  11. Apart from registering for SNAP, do i need to separately apply to B-school programs?

  12. Yes, apart from registering for SNAP, you need to separately apply to B-school programs. The Registration fee for each Institute and for each programme is Rs. 1000/- 

  13. What is the eligibility criteria for writing SNAP Entrance Test ?

  14. Graduate from any recognized / statutory University or Institute with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST).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. 

  15. What is the criteria followed by the B-schools ( list mentioned under Q2 ) for shortlisting for the GE-PI round? 

  16. Candidates will be shortlisted for GE-PI round based on their overall SNAP Percentile.

  17. What is the criteria followed by the B-schools ( list mentioned under Q2 ) during the final selection stage? 

  18. Final selection process :Merit list will be based on the following parameters.

    SNAP Score out of 150 scaled down to 50 Group Exercise (GE) Personal Interaction (PI) Writing Ability Test (WAT) Total
    50 10 30 10 100