SNAP 2020 Exam - Know Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Important Dates

Symbiosis International University (SIU) conducts SNAP 2020 exam for admission to MBA program. Read on to find out Eligibility Criteria, Registration Process, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Important Dates and other details.

Created On: Sep 25, 2020 15:53 IST
Modified On: Sep 26, 2020 12:34 IST
All About SNAP Exam
All About SNAP Exam

SNAP 2020 Updates: Symbiosis International University (SIU), the SNAP exam conducting body, has released the Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) 2020 official notification and as per the notification, the MBA entrance exam will be conducted on three different dates starting from 20th December 2020. The registration for the SNAP exam begins from 24th September 2020.

SNAP exam will be conducted in online format for the candidates seeking admission in the MBA programme. SNAP exam is a gateway to various Post-Graduate courses offered by MBA institutes located in Pune, Bangalore Nashik and Hyderabad. Every year, around 50,000 – 75,000 students apply for SNAP exam. These statistics indicate that SNAP test is one among the top 10 most sought after management entrance exams in India.

Since 2018, SIU took a decision to conduct SNAP exam through online mode. The decision was taken to keep pace with the other prominent MBA entrance exams conducted in India such as CAT, MAT, CMAT, and NMAT among others. A SNAP exam taker undergoes GE-PIWAT process before getting the final admission offer from one of the 15 management Institutes under Symbiosis International University.  

To find out more details about SNAP exam, read on the guidelines to appear in the SNAP MBA entrance exam:

SNAP 2020: Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria are the basic requirements to appear for the SNAP MBA Entrance exam. To avoid the chances of getting disqualified at a later stage, carefully read all below mentioned criteria and then move on to register for the SNAP exam:

  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).

SNAP 2020 Registration Process

A candidate willing to apply for the PG programmes, are required to complete the application process as well as the payment process of desired programme before the closing date of SNAP Exam Registrations. Aspirants can get registered for the SNAP exam online through the official website i.e. This year the registration window has commenced from 24th September 2020 and shall remain open till 28th November 2020.

SNAP 2020 Exam Pattern

Since 2018, SIU decided to organise SNAP exam through ONLINE Mode. The test duration was decided to be of 60 minutes. SNAP Exam comprises of MCQ (objective) based questions, on the similar lines of other MBA entrance exams. For each wrong answer there is negative marking.

SNAP 2020 Exam Syllabus

SNAP Exam syllabus is a collection of topics that will guide you what to prepare and what not. Every entrance exam has its customised syllabus that needs to be taken care of before appearing in the exam. For SNAP entrance exam, online MCQ based test is the first step that you must ace initially. SNAP exam covers four sections i.e. verbal ability, quantitative aptitude, general knowledge and analytical and logical reasoning. In all, 60 MCQs are provided in the exam to test the knowledge of candidates. Take a look at the detailed syllabus by clicking at the link provided below.

SNAP Exam Test Centers

As SNAP is a national level MBA entrance exam, it is therefore conducted pan India. All the SNAP test centers conduct test in online format. A list of test cities is available on the official website and there are 94 cities in which online MBA entrance exam will be conducted. Candidates can choose the city in which they can appear for the exam. Once the test city is finalised, it cannot be changed after submitting the registration form.  

SNAP 2020 Admit Card

The SNAP Admit Card is generally made available on the official website of SNAP []. It is released in the first week of December. This year, the SNAP admit card is expected to be out by 5th December 2020 till the SNAP exam date. SNAP Exam takers can take the print out of the SNAP Admit card. It is mandatory to carry the SNAP hall ticket to the test venue. SNAP aspirants must preserve the authenticated SNAP Admit Card for further GE-PI-WAT processes.

List of SNAP Participating Institutes

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:

For more details regarding the colleges/institutes which are covered under SNAP, visit the official website of Symbiosis University here

SNAP 2020: 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 2020:


Date (Tentative)

SNAP Registration begins

24th September 2020

SNAP Exam 2020

20th December 2020

6th January 2021

9th January 2021

Exam Slot - (11:00am - 12:00pm)

You can also visit the official website of SNAP Helpdesk in case your queries aren’t within the stipulated time!


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