SNAP, a quick look

SNAP, a quick look

Padma Bhushan Dr. S.B. Mujumdar with the motto “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakkam” means “World is one Family” established Symbiosis academic institutes which turned later Symbiosis International University. The University also has MOU’s of collaboration with several renowned universities of the world and encourages students & faculty to participate in its programmes. Symbiosis International University was given “Deemed to be University” status by the Ministry of Human Resource Development in 2002. The University was accredited by NAAC with Grade ‘A’ and CGPA of 3.35 in 2009.

SIU has established need based institutes across the 7 faculties of Law, Management, Computer Studies, Health & Bio-medical Sciences, Media, Communication & Design, Humanities & Social Sciences and Engineering. Under management wing, following institutes are available:
· Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM) , Pune
· Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR)
· Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD)
· Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB)
· Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM)
· Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS)
· Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune (SIMC- Pune)
· Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM) , Nashik
· Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT)
· Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS)
· Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM) , Bengaluru
· Symbiosis School of Media & Communication, Bengaluru (SSMC, Bengaluru)
· Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF)
· Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM) , Hyderabad
Most of these institutes are considered as premier B-School of India recognized for its excellence in academics, high quality management programme and its valuable contributions to industry, society and students. Most of the institutes provide Student Exchange Program which is a excellent opportunity to help the students to cope with the global academic environment Semester exchange programme in collaboration with International Universities like University of Dauphine, Arizona State University, etc and excellent International collaborations.
With excellent placement record, ITC Ltd., Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Ltd., Dabur India Ltd., Marico Ltd., Godrej Industries Limited and Associated Companies, Goldman Sachs Services Private Ltd., J.P. Morgan Services India Pvt. Ltd., Cisco Systems India Pvt. Ltd., ZoomCar India Pvt. Ltd., Nomura Holdings, Syngenta India Ltd., ICICI Bank Ltd., Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd., Mapro Foods Pvt. Ltd., Pidilite Industries Ltd., Hero MotoCorp, Capgemini India Pvt. Ltd., Wipro Ltd., Cummins India Ltd., Idea Cellular Ltd. are some of the key recruiters.
Selection process for the courses across institutes of Symbiosis International University based on the candidate performance in:
· Entrance Test (SNAP).
· GE-PIWAT process (GE – Group Exercise, WAT Written Ability Test & PI – Personal Interview).
There are different courses offered by different Symbiosis Institutes across India and following courses are common to all:
· Master of Business Administration (MBA)
· M. Sc. (CA): Master of Science (Computer Applications)
· Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Communication Management
· Master of Mass Communication (MMC)
· Masters of Business Administration – International Business [MBA-(IB)]
The duration of the SNAP test is two hours (120 Minutes). 1/4 marks would be deducted for every wrong answer.
The exam is a paper-pen based contains 150 MCQ questions and the maximum marks will be 180 have a good mix of the following sections:
· Language Ability (40 questions, 40 marks)
· General Awareness (40 questions, 40 marks) 
· Quantitative Ability (40 questions, 40 marks)
· Analytical and Logical Reasoning (30 questions, 60 marks)
Following are the syllabus which are only for indicative purpose
Language Ability:
Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Syllogisms, Contextual usage, Analogies, Antonyms, Fill In the Blanks, Jumbled paragraphs with 4 or 5 sentences, Jumbled paragraphs (6 sentences with first and last fixed),Sentence Correction, Foreign language words used in English, Sentence completion, Sentence correction, Odd man out, Idioms, One word substitution, Different usage of same word, Etc.
General Awareness:
Current Affairs, Business, Punch line of companies, Top officials of big companies, Major corporate events Famous award and prizes, World Records, Books and authors, Science, History, Geography, International organizations, Important quotations, Social issues, Sports, Finance, Automobiles, Entertainment, Politics, Etc.
Quantitative Ability:
Geometry, Ratios and Proportion, Percentages, In-equations Quadratic and linear equations Algebra, Profit & Loss, Averages, Partnership, Time-Speed-Distance, Work and time, Number system, HCF & LCM, Geometric Progression, Arithmetic progression, Arithmetic mean, Geometric mean, Harmonic mean, Median, Mode, Number Base System, BODMAS, Mensuration, Allegation & Mixtures, Work, Pipes and Cisterns, Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Set Theory, Venn Diagram, Installment Payments, Clocks, Probability, Permutations & Combinations, Trigonometry, Vectors, Binomial Expansion, Co-ordinate geometry, Logarithm, Calendar, Maxima & Minima Progression, Surds & Indices, Complex numbers, Etc.
Analytical and Logical Reasoning:
Data Interpretation based on text, graphs and tables. Graphs can be Column graphs, Bar Graphs, Line charts, Pie Chart, Graphs representing Area, Venn diagram, etc. Critical reasoning, Visual reasoning, Assumption-Premise-Conclusion, Assertion and reasons, Statements and assumptions, Identifying valid inferences ,Identifying Strong arguments and Weak arguments, Statements and conclusions, Cause and Effect, Identifying Probably true, Probably false, definitely true, definitely false kind of statement, Linear arrangements, Matrix arrangements, Puzzles, Syllogisms, Functions, Family tree – identifying relationship among group of people, Symbol Based problems, Coding and decoding ,Sequencing ,Identifying next number in series, Etc.
Apart from institutes under Symbiosis International University, following institutes also accept SNAP for admission, which is an added advantage
· NIA Business School – Noida
· Badruka Institute of Foreign Trade (BIFT), Hyderabad
· Balaji Institute of Telecom & Management (BITM), Pune
· Management Institute for Leadership and Excellence – MILE, Pune
· MIT COM, Pune
· Lotus Business School, Pune
· Indian Institute of Management Training (IIMT), Pune
· Suryadatta Institute of Management & Mass Communication, Pune
· Lakshmi Narain College of Technology, Bhopal (LNCT-B), Bhopal
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