• SNAP 2023: Notification, Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus, Updates

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SNAP 2023 exam will be held in December 2023. SNAP is an annual examination that is held for admission into MBA programs in the 16 Symbiosis International University (SIU. Get complete details on SNAP exam such as exam date, notificatio, eligibility, selection process, and more. 

SNAP 2023 Exam

The Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) will be administered by the Symbiosis International University (SIU). The SNAP 2023 exam will be held in December 2023 on three days for admission into 24 MBA/PGDM courses offered by 16 institutes of SIU. Hence, candidate are given the choice of taking three attempts. Candidates will be able to register for SNAP in August. 

In order to apply for SNAP 2023 exam, it is mandatory for the candidates to obtain at least 50% in Graduation. Final year candidates are also eligible to apply for the exam. Get more details on SNAP exam such as SNAP exam date, registration date, eligibility, selection process, etc. on this page. 

SNAP 2023 Exam Highlights

Let us first look at the major highlights of SNAP 2023 exam in the table below. 

SNAP Exam Particulars


Name of the Exam

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP)

Exam Conducting Body

Symbiosis International University (SIU)

Exam Level


Application Mode


Exam Mode


Total Campuses

15 Campuses

Official website


SNAP 2023 Exam Dates

The  Symbiosis International University will announce the SNAP exam date in August on its website. The SNAP registration is expected to begin in the first week of August while the exam will be held on three days in December. Check the important dates related to SNAP exam in the table below. 

SNAP 2023 Exam Events

SNAP Important Dates 2023

SNAP 2023 registration starts

1st week of August, 2023

Last date of SNAP registration

Last week of November, 2023

SNAP admit card download date

1st week of December, 2023

SNAP exam date

Three days in December, 2023

SNAP result announcement

1st week of January, 2023

Shortlisting of candidates for GE, PI and WAT

3rd week of February, 2024

SNAP 2023 GE, PI and WAT date

1st week of March, 2024

SNAP 2023 Final merit list for admission

Last week of March, 2024

SNAP 2023 Eligibility Criteria 

Any candidate who is willing to apply for SNAP 2023 exam should ensure that they have fulfilled the SNAP eligibility as notified in the SNAP notification. The SNAP educational qualification, percentage required, etc are given below. 

  • Candidates should have completed their Graduation from a recognised university. 
  • Candidates should have obtained at least 50% aggregate in their graduation. 
  • Candidates from SC/ST/PWD should have obtained at least 45%. 
  • Those in final year of graduation can also apply for SNAP 2023 exam. 
  • International students, who have graduated from an international university, can apply for SNAP 2023 exam after obtaining certificate of equivalence from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

SNAP Registration Process 2023

Eligible candidates can fill the SNAP registration form 2023 from the official website. The steps to fill out the SNAP application form are as follows: 

  • Visit the official website: snaptest.org: 
  • Click on link that displays “New Registration”­ and “I agree” to proceed
  • Enter your valid and active email id, mobile number, password and click on “Register”
  • You will receive the SNAP 2023 username and password on your mail id. 
  • Login using the same credentials to complete the SNAP registration process. 
  • Enter all the details such as your personal details, qualification, communication address, exam centre, etc. 
  • Upload scanned copy of your recent photograph, scanned signature and category certificate (if required)
  • Proceed to make the payment. 
  • Once the fee has been paid, make sure to take a print out of the acknowledgement form. 

SNAP Application Fee

Applicants have to pay Rs. 1950/- as the SNAP 2023 fee after submitting the application form. The application fee can be made through online mode or via demand draft.

SNAP Exam Pattern 2023

SNAP exam pattern is quite similar to that of CAT exam. One must maintain their speed to solve the questions well on time. SNAP exam has a total of 60 questions where each question is for 1 mark. All the questions are set in English Language. There is a negative marking of 0.25 mark for every incorrect answer marked by you. Check out the exam pattern of SNAP in the table below. 

SNAP Exam Particulars

SNAP Exam Details

Sections in the exam

General English

Quantitative-Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

Analytical & Logical Reasoning

Exam Duration

60 minutes

Number of questions


Total marks


Language of paper


Number of attempts 


Mode of examination

Computer-based test

Marks per question


Negative Marking


Total marks


Know about SNAP Syllabus

SNAP Subject Wise Marking Scheme

The subject wise marksing scheme for SNAP exam is given below in the table. 


Total Number of Question

Total Marks

General English



Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency



Analytical & Logical Reasoning






SNAP Cut Off 2023

The SNAP percentile is usually more than 95 for the top colleges. SNAP expected cut off percentile 2023 is given below for the top colleges accepting SNAP score. 

SNAP Colleges

Expected SNAP cut off (percentile)

SIBM, Pune




SIIB, Pune


SIBM, Bangalore


SIOM, Nashik




SITM, Pune


SIMS, Pune


SCIT, Pune


SSMC, Bangalore


SIMC, Pune


SSBF, Pune


SIHS, Pune


SIBM, Hyderabad


SSSS, Pune


Top Colleges Accepting SNAP Score for MBA Admission

The SNAP accepting colleges fix the cut off for GE/PI/WAT. The caniddats who obtain the required cut off marks are called to appear for the GE/PI/WAT. Here is the list of the top SNAP accepting colleges for MBA admission. 

SNAP Accepting Colleges

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM, Pune)

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

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

Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB, Pune)

Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM, Pune)

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS, Pune)

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

Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM, Nashik)

Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT, Pune)

Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS, Pune)

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

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

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

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

Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS, Pune)


SNAP 2023 Admit Card

SNAP Admit Card 2023 will be available for download in the 1st week of December 2023 on the official website. Candidates will have to login with their SNAP 2023 credentials to be able to download the call letter to appear for h exam. The direct link to download SNAP admit card will be made available here once it is released.

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