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SNAP 2017: All about Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Important Dates

Aug 11, 2017 12:15 IST
SNAP 2017 OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION
SNAP 2017 OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION

Among various national level entrance tests, Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Test is another prominent and sought after MBA entrance exam. The examination grants admission to all the Post-Graduate Institutes of Symbiosis International University (SIU). This test is held around the month of December every year.

As per a survey, it has been observed that annually 50,000 – 75,000 students apply for SNAP. This year Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune has informed that the university has dropped the age old practice of conducting the exam in pen-paper mode. The exam will be conducted in ONLINE mode from 2017 onwards.

The score of SNAP 2017 exam will stand valid for seeking admission in MBA Programmes and institutes that are affiliated by the SYMBIOSIS INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY.

SNAP 2017: Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria is set up for seeking admission in every entrance. Therefore, in order to avoid the chances of getting disqualified at later stage, as a potential aspirant you must pay careful attention to this aspect at the very beginning. The eligibility criteria for SNAP 2017 is as under:

  1. The candidate should possess a Bachelor’s degree passed with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST). The degree can be in any discipline and from any recognized/statutory University or Institute.
  2. In case the candidate will possess a degree from any Foreign University, then he/she will be required to obtain a certificate of equivalence from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

How to Register for SNAP 2017

In order to register for appearing in the SNAP 2017 Examination, you should follow the given below four simple steps:

STEP 1: Provide your Details

  1. Click on the link provided below to get registered:

SNAP TEST REGISTRATION

  1. Thereafter, click on "New Registration".
  2. Read all the Instructions carefully and then click on the 'I Agree' button to accept the Terms and Conditions.
  3. Fill in the details requested on the page displayed. (part I)
  4. Click on "Save & Continue". You will receive an OTP on your registered mobile number and email id
  5. Enter the "OTP" and click on the ‘Submit’ option.
  6. After successful registration, you will recieve an E-mail & SMS containing your SNAP ID and password. Use this SNAP ID for all communications regarding online entrance test/ admission procedure.

Step 2: Make Payment

After filling all the relevant details you will be required to make payment of INR 1,750/- (Non-refundable) towards Online SNAP Entrance Test fee.

Step 3: Register with Institutes

After making the payment for SNAP Entrance Test, proceed to complete the online registration form (Part II) for Programme(s) registration and the respective institute(s).

You will be required to make separate payment of Rs.1000/- (Non-refundable) per programme per institute in this stage.

SNAP 2017: Application Fee Details

SNAP application fee is supposed to be paid in both offline and online format. Candidates can choose any of the given below mode of payment as per your convenience. For any other query related to the SNAP 2017, you can contact the given below helpline number to seek further assistance.

The basic registration fee for the SNAP test is INR 1750/- only. The additional details of the applicable payment gateway charges at actual are provided as under:

Online Mode of payment

The Rates for the online payment gateways:

Payment Option

Charges

Visa, Mastercard Credit Card

0.98% of Customer Payment Amount

American Express, Diners Credit Card

2.75% of Customer Payment Amount

Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, Rupay Debit Card, UPI

1. 0.25% of Customer Payment Amount for transaction value up to Rs.1,000

2. 0.50% of Customer Payment Amount for transaction value above Rs.1,000 and up to Rs.2,000

3. 1% of Customer Payment Amount for transaction value above Rs.2,000

Prepaid Card, Mobile Wallet

1.20% of Customer Payment Amount

Internet Banking

Rs.15 per transaction

Taxes/Govt. levies, as applicable would be charged on above

Offline Mode of Payment

In case the candidates wish to make payment through office mode, the choose 'Demand Draft' in "Make Payment" Tab.

Take a print of the Demand Draft Challan, verify the Details and the amount

Get a DD from any Nationalized Bank, fill in the DD details, sign and send the challan along with the DD to the address mentioned below:

Symbiosis Test Secretariat,

Symbiosis International University

Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi

Dist : Pune- 412115

Phone: +91-020-39116226 / 27

Thereafter, Symbiosis Test Secretariat will authenticate the receipt of your Demand Draft.

SNAP 2017: Exam Pattern

From 2017 onwards, SNAP test will be organised in ONLINE Mode only. The duration of test will be for 120 minutes. SNAP is an objective test where in each question will carry 4 options. Candidate will choose an    appropriate response for the questions. Each wrong answer attracts 25% negative marks.

The details of various sections in the SNAP test are provided below:

Sr.No.

Sections

Total Marks

1

General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability

40

2

Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

40

3

Current Affairs

30

4

Analytical & Logical Reasoning

40


Total

150

SNAP 2017: Section-wise Syllabus

Syllabus is a collection of topics which guide you what to prepare and what not. If you are planning to crack an entrance exam successfully, written test is the first step which you must ace initially. For clearing the written test, you must be well-versed with the syllabus which is coming in the entrance.

Keeping these guidelines in mind, we are also providing a detailed syllabus of SNAP for your better preparation.

General English

  1. Reading Comprehension/ Prose
  2. Verbal Reasoning,
  3. Contextual usage,
  4. Syllogisms,
  5. Analogies,
  6. Antonyms,
  7. Fill In the Blanks,
  8. Jumbled paragraphs (6 sentences with first and last fixed),
  9. Sentence Correction,
  10. Foreign language words used in English,
  11. Sentence completion,
  12. Sentence correction,
  13. Idioms and Phrases,
  14. One word substitution
  15. Grammar

Quantitative Ability

  1. Ratios and Proportion,
  2. Percentages,
  3. In-equations Quadratic and linear equations Algebra,
  4. Geometry,
  5. Profit & Loss,
  6. Averages,
  7. Partnership,
  8. Time-Speed-Distance,
  9. Work and time,
  10. Number system,
  11. HCF & LCM,
  12. Geometric Progression, Arithmetic progression, Arithmetic mean, Geometric mean, Harmonic mean,
  13. Median, Mode,
  14. Mensuration,
  15. Allegation & Mixtures,
  16. Work, Pipes and Cisterns,
  17. Simple Interest & Compound Interest (Installment Payment),
  18. Set Theory,
  19. Venn Diagram,
  20. Clocks and Calendar,
  21. Probability,
  22. Permutations & Combinations,
  23. Trigonometry,
  24. Binomial Expansion,
  25. Co-ordinate geometry,
  26. Logarithm, Calendar,
  27. Maxima & Minima Progression,
  28. Surds & Indices

Logical Reasoning

  1. Data Interpretation based on text, graphs and tables.
  2. Graphs (Column graphs, Bar Graphs, Line charts, Pie Chart),
  3. Venn diagram,
  4. Critical reasoning,
  5. Visual reasoning,
  6. Assumption-Premise-Conclusion,
  7. Assertion and reasons,
  8. Statements and assumptions,
  9. Identifying valid inferences ,
  10. Identifying Strong arguments and Weak arguments,
  11. Statements and conclusions,
  12. Cause and Effect,
  13. Matrix arrangements,
  14. Puzzles,
  15. Syllogisms,
  16. Functions,
  17. Family tree,
  18. Symbol Based problems,
  19. Coding and decoding,
  20. Sequencing ,
  21. Identifying next number in series, etc.

General Awareness

  1. Current Affairs,
  2. Business News,
  3. Punch line of companies,
  4. Famous Personalities,
  5. Major corporate events
  6. Famous award and prizes,
  7. World Records,
  8. Books and authors,
  9. Science,
  10. History,
  11. Geography,
  12. International organizations,
  13. Important quotations,
  14. Social issues,
  15. Sports,
  16. Finance,
  17. Automobiles,
  18. Economy,
  19. Entertainment,
  20. Politics, etc

SNAP 2017: Test Centers

SNAP test will be organised in 102 test centers. SNAP exam takers can take a look at the list of the test centers here:

S.No.

Test City

S.No.

Test City

1

Agra - Uttar Pradesh

54

Karnal - Haryana

2

Ahmedabad - Gujarat

55

Kolhapur - Maharashtra

3

Ahmednagar - Maharashtra

56

Kolkata - West Bengal

4

Ajmer - Rajasthan

57

Kota - Rajasthan

5

Aligarh - Uttar Pradesh

58

Kottayam - Kerala

6

Allahabad - Uttar Pradesh

59

Kozhikode - Kerala

7

Amravati - Maharashtra

60

Kurnool - Andhra Pradesh

8

Ambala - Haryana

61

Lucknow - Uttar Pradesh

9

Amritsar - Punjab

62

Ludhiana - Punjab

10

Anand - Gujarat

63

Madurai - Tamil Nadu

11

Aurangabad - Maharashtra

64

Mangaluru - Karnataka

12

Bareilly - Uttar Pradesh

65

Meerut - Uttar Pradesh

13

Belagavi(Belgaum) - Karnataka

66

Mohali - Punjab

14

Bengaluru - Karnataka

67

Moradabad - Uttar Pradesh

15

Bhilai - Chhattisgarh

68

Mumbai - Maharashtra

16

Bhopal - Madhya Pradesh

69

Muzaffarpur - Bihar

17

Bhubaneswar - Odisha

70

Mysuru - Karnataka

18

Bilaspur - Chhattisgarh

71

Nagpur - Maharashtra

19

Chandigarh - Punjab

72

Nashik - Maharashtra

20

Chennai - Tamil Nadu

73

Navi Mumbai - Maharashtra

21

Coimbatore - Tamil Nadu

74

Nellore - Andhra Pradesh

22

Cuttack - Odisha

75

Noida - Delhi NCR

23

Dehradun - Uttarakhand

76

Panjim - Goa

24

Delhi - Delhi NCR

77

Panipat - Haryana

25

Dhanbad - Jharkhand

78

Patiala - Punjab

26

Dibrugarh - Assam

79

Patna - Bihar

27

Durgapur - West Bengal

80

Port Blair - Andaman and Nicobar

28

Ernakulam - Kochi - Kerala

81

Pune - Maharashtra

29

Faridabad - Delhi NCR

82

Raipur - Chhattisgarh

30

Gandhinagar - Gujarat

83

Rajkot - Gujarat

31

Gangtok - Bardang - Sikkim

84

Ranchi - Jharkhand

32

Ghaziabad - Delhi NCR

85

Rohtak - Haryana

33

Greater Noida - Delhi NCR

86

Roorkee - Uttarakhand

34

Guntur - Andhra Pradesh

87

Rourkela - Odisha

35

Gurgaon - Delhi NCR

88

Shillong - Meghalaya

36

Guwahati - Assam

89

Shimla - Himachal Pradesh

37

Gwalior - Madhya Pradesh

90

Siliguri - West Bengal

38

Hisar - Haryana

91

Solapur - Maharashtra

39

Hooghly - West Bengal

92

Surat - Gujarat

40

Howrah - West Bengal

93

Thane - Maharashtra

41

Hubli - Karnataka

94

Thiruvananthapuram - Kerala

42

Hyderabad - Telangana

95

Thrissur - Kerala

43

Indore - Madhya Pradesh

96

Udaipur - Rajasthan

44

Jabalpur - Madhya Pradesh

97

Vadodara - Gujarat

45

Jaipur - Rajasthan

98

Varanasi - Uttar Pradesh

46

Jalandhar - Punjab

99

Vijayawada - Andhra Pradesh

47

Jammu - Jammu and Kashmir

100

Virar - Maharashtra

48

Jamshedpur - Jharkhand

101

Visakhapatnam - Andhra Pradesh

49

Jhansi - Uttar Pradesh

102

Vizianagaram - Andhra Pradesh

50

Jodhpur - Rajasthan



51

Kakinada - Andhra Pradesh



52

Kalyan - Dombivli - Maharashtra



53

Kanpur - Uttar Pradesh

 


SNAP 2017: Admit Card

The SNAP Test Admit Card will be available on the official website of SNAP [snaptest.org]. It will be made available on Friday, December 01, 2017.

SNAP Exam takers can take the print out of the Admit card and carry it along to the test center. SNAP aspirants must preserve the authenticated Admit Card for further GE-PI-WAT processes.

List of Institutes/Colleges and Programmes

Here, we provide you a list of top institutes/colleges which accept SNAP Score. The list of top colleges accepting SNAP score and the courses offered by them are given as under:

Institute/ College

Courses Offered

Total Intake

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management [SIBM] - Pune

1. Master of Business Administration (MBA)

2. Master of Business Administration(MBA I&E) [Innovation and Entrepreneurship]

204

Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research [SICSR]

1. Master of Business Administration (Information Technology)

2. Master of Science (Computer Applications)

90 for each programme

Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication

1. Master Of Business Administration - Communication Management

120 seats

Symbiosis Institute of International Business [SIIB]

1. Masters Of Business Administration - International Business

2. Masters Of Business Administration - Agri Business

3. Masters Of Business Administration - Energy & Environment

300 seats

Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development

1. Masters Of Business Administration - (MBA)

2. Masters Of Business Administration - Infrastructure Management

220 seats

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies

1. Masters Of Business Administration - (MBA)

300 seats

Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management, Pune (SITM)

1. Master of Business Administration (Telecom Management)

120 seats

Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology, Pune (SCIT)

1. Masters of Business Administration in Information Technology

180 seats

Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management [SIOM] - Nashik

1. MBA (Operations Management)

120 seats

Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS)

1. Masters of Business Administration in Hospital And Healthcare Management

77 seats

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management [SIBM] Bengaluru

1. Masters of Business Administration

150 seats

Symbiosis School of Media and Communication Bengaluru (SSMC)

1. Master of Business Administration in Communication Management

80 seats

Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance, Pune (SSBF)

1. MBA programme in Banking and Finance

50 seats

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management [SIBM] Hyderabad

1. Master of Business Administration

120 seats

For more details regarding the colleges/institutes which are covered under SNAP, you can visit here

SNAP 2017: Important Dates

It is important to keep track of the important dates of the SNAP Exam if you are planning to appear for this national level entrance test. Keeping a track of the dates helps in organised and consistent preparation for the exam.

SNAP aspirants should also make sure to register for the exam before the last date ends. Here are important dates of SNAP test 2017:

Particular

Date

Website/Location




SNAP Registration begins

August 10, 2017 Thursday

snaptest.org

SNAP Registration closes

November 24, 2017 Friday

snaptest.org
siu.edu.in

SNAP Payment Closes on

November 24, 2017 Friday

snaptest.org

SNAP Admit Card

December 01,2017 Friday to

December 17,2017 Sunday

snaptest.org

SNAP Online Test 2017

December 17, 2017 Sunday
Time: 14.00 hrs. to 16.00 hrs

snaptest.org

SNAP Result

December 28, 2017 Thursday

snaptest.org

SNAP Help-desk Details

In case you have any other query related to SNAP exam, you can reach out at the contact number and email i.d. provided below:

Tel: +91-20-39116226 / 27

Fax: 020-3911 6228

Send an email to info@snaptest.org 

You can also visit the official website of SNAP Helpdesk in case your queries aren’t resolved quickly!

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