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Symbiosis International University (SIU) conducts the SNAP Test every year in order to shortlist candidates for MBA programs offered by various institutes affiliated with it. This year SNAP Test will be conducted thrice beginning from 20th December 2020. Second and Third SNAP Test will be held on 6th January and 9th January 2021, respectively. The registration for SNAP 2020 will begin from 23rd September 2020 and will close on 28th November 2020. First, MBA aspirants need to register for the SNAP entrance exam and then register with the Institute for the course they are interested in.

After SNAP Test is conducted, Cut-offs are released, which are used to shortlist candidates for the next round, consisting of a Group Exercise, Personal Interview and in some cases, Essay Writing (WAT).

SNAP 2020 Important Facts


SNAP Exam Conducting Body

Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune

Number of MBA colleges under SNAP Exam

16 Symbiosis Institutes

Total Test Cities where SNAP will be held across India


Mode of SNAP Entrance Exam


SNAP 2020 Application Process

Simultaneously apply for SNAP exam and for Programmes

SNAP Application Fees

Rs.1750/- per test

Number of Questions in SNAP Exam


Sectional Composition of Questions in SNAP exam 2020

English-15; QA & DI-20; Reasoning-25;

Normal Questions (MCQ Type)


Special Questions (Non-MCQ Type)


SNAP Scoring Pattern (Each Normal Question)

+1 for every correct answer

SNAP Scoring Pattern (Each Special Question)


Negative Marking in SNAP

25% negative marking for each incorrect answer

SNAP Exam Application Process


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Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune will conduct Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) for admission to various Post Graduate Programs for the academic year 2020-22. SNAP Online Test will be held on December 20, 2020 (Sunday), January 06, 2021 (Wednesday) and January 09, 2021 (Saturday). It will be in an online format. Registration for the SNAP will start from September 23, 2020 and will go on until November 28, 2020.

The following table gives you the dates for SNAP 2020.


SNAP 2020 Important Dates (Tentative)

SNAP 2020 Exam Details

SNAP Dates 2020

SNAP 2020 Notification Release

September, 2020

Online Registrations for SNAP commences

September 24, 2020

SNAP 2020 Last Date to Apply

November 28, 2020

SNAP 2020 Last Date to Pay Exam Fee

November 28, 2020

SNAP Test Admit Card available on the website

December 5, 2020

SNAP 2020 Exam Date

December 20, 2020
January 06, 2021
January 09, 2021

Test Time (for all dates)

11.00 am to 12.00 noon

SNAP Result

January 22, 2021

Short listing of candidates for GE, PI &WAT for SNAP 2020

3rd week of January 2021

General Exercise, Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test for SNAP

1st week of February 2021

Final Merit List for SNAP

4th week of February 2021

In addition to applying for SNAP, students need to register for each institute they are interested in.

Do not forget to go to the institutes' website and register!

Important Change in SNAP (2020) Exam Pattern:

This year Symbiosis National Aptitude Test(SNAP) will be held in an Online mode. SNAP will be held on December 20, 2020 (Sunday), January 06, 2021 (Wednesday), January 09, 2021 (Saturday)

Candidates can appear for SNAP up to Two Times and the best of the performance out of the attempts will be considered for the selection process.

It is important that the candidate decides in advance whether he intends to give SNAP once or twice times.

For each attempt of SNAP 2020, the candidate has to deposit the application fee (Rs. 1750/-) per test.

Students intending to take admission in MBA, MBA(I &E), and MBA (L & S) programmes offered by SIBM Pune will also have to clear the SNAP exam.

List of Institutes that accept SNAP scores

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM, Pune)

MBA (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)

Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR, Pune)

MBA (Information Technology)
M.Sc. (Computer Applications)
M.Sc. (System Security)

Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD, Pune)

MBA (Infrastructure Management)
MBA (Business Analytics)

Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB, Pune)

MBA (International Business)
MBA (Agri-Business)
MBA (Energy & Environment)

Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM, Pune)

MBA (Telecom Management)

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS, Pune) MBA


Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune (SIMC, Pune)

MBA (Communication Management)

Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management, Nashik (SIOM, Nashik)

MBA (Operations Management)

Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT, Pune)

MBA (Information Technology Business Management)
MBA (Data Sciences and Data Analytics)

Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS, Pune)

MBA (Hospital & Healthcare Management)

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru (SIBM, Bengaluru)


Symbiosis School for Media & Communication, Bengaluru (SSMC, Bengaluru)

MBA (Communication Management)

Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF, Pune) (Formerly Symbiosis School of Banking Management)

MBA (Banking and Finance)

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad (SIBM, Hyderabad)


Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS, Pune)

MBA (Sports Management)