SNAP Exam 2024: Notification, Application Form, Exam Dates, Pattern and Syllabus Etc..

SNAP Exam 2024: SNAP 2024 exam will be held in the last week of December 2024. While registration for SNAP 2024 will start in the last week of August 2024. The last date to apply for SNAP 2024 is till last week of November 2024. Symbiosis University is carrying out SNAP 2024. Students who wish to apply for Symbiosis University MBA admission must take the SNAP.

SNAP 2024 is a national level MBA entrance test. It is administered once every year by Symbiosis International University to select qualified candidates for PGDM/MBA programmes.

During the SNAP exam, candidates are assessed on their knowledge of subjects such as analytical reasoning, data interpretation, and general English. Candidates who qualify the SNAP 2024 examination can apply for admission to SIU affiliated institutes.

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SNAP is one of the most popular management admission exams in India. More than 50,000 candidates appear for this exam every year. The blog provides detailed information about SNAP 2024 highlights, application process, preparation tips and much more.

What is SNAP Exam 2024?

SNAP means Symbiosis National Aptitude Test. It serves as the entrance exam for MBA admission into 15 SIUs in India. Every year, around 50,000-60,000 students from various fields like commerce, engineering, humanities and law appear for the SNAP exam.

Before this, SNAP was conducted in pen-paper format. However, in 2017 SIU started conducting the exam in online mode. Here are the highlights of the SNAP exam:

  • It is the common entrance test for various SIUs across the country.
  • Only those candidates who qualify SNAP exam with minimum cutoff marks get admission into SIU.
  • Colleges accepting SNAP scores are among the best MBA institutes in India.
  • SNAP is conducted in 3 phases, and candidates are allowed to appear in all the phases.
  • The best score of the candidates in all attempts is considered for preparing the merit list.

SNAP Exam 2024 Exam Highlights

Here are the highlights of the SNAP 2024 exam:

SNAP 2024 Exam Highlights
SNAP full form Symbiosis National Aptitude Test
SNAP participating colleges 15 SIUs offering MBA programs
Mode of exam Online or CBT
SNAP application  process Online
SNAP registration and application fee Rs. 2250
No. of sections in SNAP test 3 sections
SNAP exam duration 60 minutes
Total number of SNAP questions 60
Difficulty level of SNAP exam Moderate to high
Expected SNAP 2024 cut off 88-97 for SIBM Pune, Hyderabad, Bengaluru
SNAP 2024 test centers Across 90-95 cities in India
Official Website

SNAP 2024 Exam Date

SIU releases SNAP important exam dates along with the official notification. The following table shows SNAP exam dates and schedules for SNAP Exam 2024-2025:

Particulars Details
SNAP Exam 2024 application form starts August 4, 2024
SNAP Exam 2024 application form ends Last week of November 2024
SNAP Exam 2024 admit card November 24, 2024
SNAP 2024 exam December 10, 2024
SNAP 2024 result January 10, 2025
SNAP 2024 counselling March 2025

SNAP 2024 Eligibility criteria

Symbiosis University sets out the SNAP 2024 eligibility criteria. Those candidates who are interested in enrolling in MBA must have to meet the SNAP 2024 eligibility requirements.

SNAP 2024 Eligibility Criteria: Indian Students

  • General category students must also have a bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks.
  • Reserved students must have a bachelor’s degree with minimum 45% marks.
  • Students in their final year of graduation are also eligible to take the SNAP test.

SNAP 2024 Eligibility Criteria: International Students

Students who are foreign nationals, Persons of Indian Origin (PIO), Overseas Citizens of India (OCI), or Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) are all eligible to apply for SNAP 2024. There are the following criteria for foreign students:

  • Those applying under Foreign Nationals/OCI/PIO category are required to pass the English Proficiency Test.
  • Students can take either the IELTS or IELTA exam and must obtain Band 6 or Band 4.

SNAP 2024 Registration Process

The registration process for SNAP Exam 2024 is held online. To submit SNAP application, candidates need to follow the following steps:

  • Visit official website
  • Click on “New Registration” and agree the terms & conditions to proceed the further.
  • Provide the personal details required to create an account and gain access to login credentials.
  • Use login details for sign-in process.
  • Enter required details, choose preferred test session and select desired test city.
  • Upload a scanned passport sized photo.
  • Proceed to the fee payment section and pay the exam fee of Rs 2,250.
  • Fill out the Application Form remaining sections with correct information.
  • Pay an additional Rs 1,000 per college/course for applying to multiple institutions.
  • After completing the fee payment process, submit the application form and keep a copy safe for future use.

How to fill Application Form?

Students can apply for SNAP 2024 online.

  1. Visit the SNAP website.
  2. Sign up for SNAP 2024 and click on “I Agree” button (to create SNAP login ID and password)
  3. Please include a scanned colour photo in your submission.
  4. Make the required SNAP fee payment online or offline.
  5. After final submission, print SNAP 2024 form.

Applicants must have a minimum of 50% (45% for SC/ST applicants) for the SNAP exam. First of all Students must create a login ID on the SNAP website to register. The following are the procedures to register for SNAP 2024:

Application fee

Registration fee for SNAP 2024 is Rs 1,950. They have to pay at the time of registration.

SNAP 2024 Exam Pattern

SIU SNAP Exam Pattern 2024 Determined. Last year, SNAP was significantly changed, reducing test time and the total number of questions. The SNAP exam was previously only given once a year. But it was given thrice in 2020 and 2024, each time applicants got two chances. Students will have two opportunities for SNAP 2024. It will be organized for three days.

  • SNAP administers three times between December and January. Students get
  • two chances to pass the examination.
  • SNAP 2024 question paper will consist of 60 questions.
  • There will be total 60 marks in the examination.
  • There will be no Tita questions in the test.
  • Each MCQ question will carry one mark.
  • There is negative marking of 25% for every wrong answer.

Students must know the latest exam pattern and marking scheme to perform well in the SNAP Exam 2024. The following is an overview of the SNAP examination.

Particulars Details
No. of questions in the exam 60
Total marks in the exam 60
Sections in exam 3
Duration of exam 1 hour
Sectional time duration for the exam None
Exam Mode Computer-Based Test
Questions type MCQs
Medium of exam English
Marking scheme
  • Correct answer: 1 mark
  • Negative answer: -0.25

SNAP 2024 Exam Pattern: Sectional-wise

As per the updated test exam, following is the section-by-section details of questions and marks allotted in SNAP exam.

Sections No. of Questions Type of Questions Marks
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 25 MCQ 25
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 20 MCQ 20
General English 15 MCQ 15
Total 60 MCQ 60

SNAP 2024 Syllabus

The SNAP curriculum 2024 is similar to the CAT or XAT exam curriculum. SIU, the operating organization, does not offer any official curriculum for SNAP. However, we have prescribed the SNAP syllabus based on previous year test papers and question patterns. Students can also check the SNAP exam paper analysis to see how important the subjects are.

Analytical and Logical Ability

The exam will include questions on expression, computing, visualization, and problem-solving. Depending on the nature of the problem, questions will be asked in a predefined format or in a personal style.

Analogy & Series Seating Arrangement Direction Sense
Visual Reasoning Verbal & Miscellaneous Reasoning Syllogisms
Mathematical Reasoning Family Tree/Blood Relations Coding/Decoding
Clocks & Calendars Critical Reasoning Meaningful Word or Matrix

Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation, Data Sufficiency

The syllabus of this section consists of quantitative aptitude, data interpretation and data sufficiency questions. It will have 20 questions and 20 marks. This part aims to assess students’ conceptual understanding of mathematics and their ability to draw conclusions from data analysis.

Series Progressions Bar Graphs
Arithmetic Mensuration Logarithm
Number System Geometry Graphs-Pie Chart
Inequalities Set Theory Surds and Indices
Co-ordinate Geometry Algebra Binomial Theorem
Probability Trigonometry Tables
Linear Equations  & Quadratic Equations Mixtures & Allegations Permutation

General English

Reading comprehension, oral reasoning, and verbal ability are the three parts that make up this subject. This part will have 15 questions, each question will carry one mark. This component was designed to assess the general English language abilities of candidates, including vocabulary, grammar and comprehension.

Idioms and Syllogisms Sentence Correction Synonyms and Antonyms
Analogies Fill in the Blanks Jumbled Paragraph
Active Voice and Passive Voice Sentence Completion One Word Substitution
Odd One Out Contextual Usage Vocabulary

SNAP 2024 Admit Card

SNAP 2024 Admit Card is issued to all the applicants who meet the SNAP 2024 eligibility requirements. Additionally, candidates who register successfully for SNAP 2024 can get their hall ticket from the SNAP website.

To download SNAP 2024 admit card, candidates need to take the following steps:

  • Visit the official SNAP website.
  • Click on the tab ‘Admit Card for SNAP Test‘ on the homepage.
  • Enter SNAP ID and Password.
  • SNAP 2024 admit card will appear on the screen.
  • Click on ‘Download‘ button and save a PDF file of SNAP Admit Card.
  • Take a print out of a copy of the admit card for further use.

SNAP 2023 Result Announcement

SIU will release the results of SNAP exam immediately after the conduct of all three stages. Candidates who appeared in the exam can check SNAP 2023 result along with their scorecard by visiting the official website of SNAP.

SNAP 2023 result provides detailed information on the section-wise and overall marks of the candidates along with their percentage. These scores serve as the basis to shortlist the candidates for the next selection round.

FAQs (SNAP Exam 2024)

When will registration begin for SNAP 2024?

Registration for SNAP 2024 will begin in the last week of August on the official website of SNAP. The SNAP registration period started on August 31 last year.

When will SNAP Exam 2024 results release?

SNAP Exam 2024 results will be available in the 1st week of February 2025. Students can access their scorecard at the official website of SNAP 2024.

What is the cost to apply for SNAP?

The application fee for SNAP is Rs.1,950. Payment can be done through online mode. Students will have to pay an additional fee of Rs 1,000 per institution to apply for SIU. There will be no refund of fees.

Will colleges that accept SNAP 2024 scores release a separate cut off list?

After the declaration of SNAP 2024 exam result, all the institutes participating in the SNAP admission process will release the separate cut off list. Each institute's selection approach will also be different.

When will admit cards be available for SNAP 2024?

SNAP Exam 2024 admit cards will be available on a different date for each exam day. SNAP 2024 Admit Card will be available 2-3 weeks before the examination day.

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