Entrance exam preparation for top MBA programs

Overview on SNAP

Since 2007, candidates aspiring to join MBA programs offered by institutes of Symbiosis International University have to take the common, mandatory Symbiosis National Aptitude Test. A candidate needs to register for SNAP Exam & then register with the institutes offering his/her choice of program by paying separate institution registration fees.


Graduates in any discipline from any Statutory University with minimum 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidates) for all the MBA Programmes, except the ones which require graduates with specific subject specializations (mentioned on the respective institute websites).

Test Duration and Pattern:

SNAP is a pen and paper based test with 180 questions and time limit of 120 mins. Each question has 4 responses.

The topics covered are:

  • Analytical Logical Reasoning
  • Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
  • General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability
  • General Awareness: General Knowledge, Current Affairs & Business Scenario

Scoring Pattern:

Each wrong answer attracts 25% negative marks. Candidate must use Blue or Black ball point pen only.


1.Online Registration for SNAP commencesAugust 22, 2016
2.SNAP Test Registration closesNovember 22, 2016
3.SNAP Test payment closesNovember 25, 2016
4.Admit CardDecember 02, 2016 Friday to December 18,2016
5.SNAP Test 2016December 18 , 2016 Sunday Time : 14.00 hrs. to 16.00 hrs.32 cities
6.SNAP Test ResultJanuary 9, 2017