SNAP Exam Updates

SNAP Exam Updates

SNAP exam 2019 will be held from 2 PM to 4 PM as a computer-based test. Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune which conducts the SNAP exam annually for admission to its 15 constituent Symbiosis MBA colleges has again changed the SNAP 2019 exam pattern by reducing the number of questions and increasing their weight. 

SNAP 2019 exam Admit Card needs to be downloaded from the SNAP exam website from December 2, 2019 and is available for download till the SNAP 2019 exam date. The changed exam pattern of SNAP 2019 consists of 115 questions divided into 110 MCQs and 5 Non-MCQs with a maximum score of 150 marks. There will be a 25% negative marking for each wrong answer. 

As revealed with the SNAP exam full form, Symbiosis National Aptitude Online Test – SNAP 2019 is the common, mandatory MBA entrance test for admission to all the 15 Symbiosis Institutes affiliated to Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune. The list of SNAP scores accepting colleges includes some of the top MBA colleges in the country like Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM) Pune which is ranked among the top 20 management institutes in MHRD-NIRF Ranking 2019.

Candidates aspiring to join MBA / MSc (CA) / MSc (CS) programs offered by the Symbiosis Institutes have to appear for the SNAP entrance exam 2019. To appear in the SNAP 2019 exam, one has to register for SNAP Test & also register for the institutes offering his/ her choice of programs by paying separate program registration fees. If shortlisted, he/she would need to attend the GE-PIWAT process conducted by each of these institutes individually. The registration process for the SNAP exam and institutes is now simplified. Aspirants can now complete the SNAP exam 2019 as well as Institute program registrations in the same portal

SNAP Exam 2019 Updates: Highlights
One of the most important MBA entrance exams – SNAP 2019 has the following key highlights:

SNAP Exam Conducting BodySymbiosis International University (SIU) Pune
Number of MBA colleges under SNAP 201915 Symbiosis Institutes
Mode of SNAP 2019 examComputer-Based Online Exam
Application ProcessSimultaneously apply for SNAP exam and for Programmes
SNAP Exam Application FeeRs.1750/-
SNAP Exam Full FormSymbiosis National Aptitude Test
SNAP Score cut-offs for top Symbiosis Institutes88 to 97 for SIBM Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune, SCMHRD Pune, SIOM Nashik
Total Questions in SNAP Exam115
Sectional Division of SNAP 20194 Sections with different number of Questions in Each Section
SNAP Exam Difficulty LevelModerate to Difficult
SNAP exam application processOnline

SNAP 2019 Important Dates and Schedule Updates
All the SNAP Exam details are made available with the release of SNAP notification. The SNAP 2019 important dates have been officially announced by SIU Pune now. Following are the SNAP exam 2019 registration, admit card and test dates:

SNAP 2019 Exam Dates Date
SNAP 2019 Notification ReleaseAugust 2, 2019
SNAP 2019 Date for Registration startAugust 16, 2019
SNAP 2019 Last date to ApplyNovember 23, 2019
SNAP 2019 Last date to Pay Exam FeeNovember 23, 2019
SNAP 2019 start date for Admit Card downloadDecember 2, 2019
SNAP 2019 last date for Admit Card downloadDecember 15, 2019
SNAP Exam Date 2019December 15, 2019, Sunday from 2 PM to 4 PM
SNAP 2019 result dateJanuary 10, 2020

SNAP 2019 Exam Key Changes Updates: Exam Pattern, Sections, Question paper
In 2017, SNAP changed its exam format as Computer Based Test from earlier Paper Based Test. The very next year in 2018, the SNAP exam pattern was changed again with the introduction of special questions. The SNAP 2019 exam structure has been changed again with a fewer number of questions, as under:

SNAP Exam Details & PatternSNAP 2019 Exam StructureSNAP 2018 Exam Structure
Total Questions in SNAP Entrance Exam115130
Sectional Composition of Questions in SNAP exam 2019English-30; QA & DI-35; Reasoning-30; Current Affairs-20English-35; QA & DI-35; Reasoning-35; Current Affairs-25
Normal Questions (MCQ Type)110110
Special Questions (Non-MCQ Type)   5  20
SNAP Scoring Pattern (Normal Questions)+1 Mark for Each Correct Answer in Quant & Current Affairs sections; +1.5 Marks for English and Reasoning Sections (110 MCQs)+1 Mark for Each Correct Answer for MCQs
SNAP Scoring Pattern (Special Questions)+2 Marks for Each Correct Answer of Special Questions (5 Non- MCQs)+2 Marks for Non-MCQs (Special questions)
Negative Marking in SNAP-25% for each wrong answer-25% for each wrong answer
Choice of Answer Options (Normal Questions)4 for Normal Questions only4 for all the questions
Choice of Answer Options (Special Questions)No Choice. Must Write the answer in the given space on the computer screen using the virtual keyboardNo Choice. Must Write the answer in the given space on the computer screen using the virtual keyboard
Number of SNAP Test Cities9092