SNAP Exam 2019 – Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus


Every year many applicants appear in the SNAP Exam which stands for Symbiosis National Aptitude Exam. SNAP Exam is conducted by the Symbiosis International University for enrolment in the university in the field of management. Symbiosis university offers a variety of courses under the umbrella of PGDM (Post Graduate Diploma in Management), hence every year thousands of applicant apply for the exam. In the year 2019, SNAP Exam Notification is released will be released in August and the exam is scheduled in the 3rd week of December. For the ease of the applicants, we have mentioned all the SNAP Exam Notification related events in this article.

SNAP Exam Notification 2019

SNAP Exam Important Dates

The SNAP exam 2019 will be held in 3rd week of December, and the result will be out in the last week of December. Also, a detailed schedule on a date is mentioned below. However, the SIU is located in Pune and as far as the admission is concerned, they offer both regular and corresponding master program (PGDM) in HR, Marketing, International Business, Operational Research etc. Those applicants who are willing to appear in the SNAP exam 2019, they must be well aware with the SNAP 2019 Important Dates which are as follows:


Dates (Tentative)
Registration for SNAP 2019

26 August 2018

Last Date of Registration for SNAP 2019

26 November 2018

Last Date for Fee Payment of SNAP 2019

26 November 2018

Admit Card Availability for SNAP 2019

01 December 2018

Exam Date for SNAP 2019

December 2018
Result for SNAP 2019

First week of January 2019

Short listing of candidates for GE, PI & WAT SNAP 2019

Third week of January 2019
General Exercise (GE), Personal Interaction (PI) & Writing Ability Test (WAT) for SNAP 2019

First week of February 2019

Final Merit List for SNAP 2019

Fourth week of February 2019

A detailed article on the important date on SNAP exam can be read here at SNAP 2019 Important Dates.

SNAP Exam Eligibility Criteria

The SNAP 2019 exam has simple eligibility criteria like other management exams and is the same for all the PGDM courses offer by SIU. Few of the SNAP 2019 Eligibility criteria is as follows:

  • The Candidate must be a graduate, or in his/her final year of college.
  • Applicant must secure 50% aggregate marks and if the applicant is final year he/she must have 50% marks until their 5th semester.
  • For the reserved category, the minimum marks required is 45%.
  • Those applicants who have been in their final year. And qualified the exam and so as the selection process, they must submit the degree till admission.

A Detailed article about the SNAP Exam Eligibility can be read here at SNAP 2019 Eligibility Criteria. It has all the details related to the Eligibility for SNAP and other information.

SNAP Application Form

Before applying for the Application form for the SNAP 2019 Exam, we recommend the applicant to check out the eligibility criteria. Once the applicant has gone through the criteria and sure about his/her eligibility, then they can apply for the exam. The SNAP exam fee is Rs.1750. We have mentioned the details and steps to be taken while filling the form. However, a detailed article of steps can read at SNAP 2019 Application Form

  • Visit the official website, and register under the section of “New Registration”
  • After that, you need to enter the basic details like name, email ID, phone no. etc.
  • Pos the registration, the applicant would receive the verification link on the registered email. The applicant needs to verify the account by clicking that link.
  • Once the account is confirmed, it re-direct the applicant to the SNAP official website to fill other required details. Like Education, category, address etc.
  • After all the details the applicant pays for the SNAP exam.

SNAP Admit Card

The Admit for the snap exam will be available from December 2019. The Admit card can only be downloaded from the official website of SNAP. Also, the applicant can check the below article for more details. It also has the process to download the admit card and what to check on the admit card.

SNAP 2019 Admit Card/Hall Ticket

SNAP Exam Pattern

In SNAP Test 2019 all the questions are of 1 mark each, except the question of general knowledge. They keep varying. Also, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks. The question distribution of the question in the SNAP Exam is as follow:

S. No.

Subjects Marking Scheme
1. Quantitative Aptitude


2. Logical Reasoning 40
3. Vocabulary & English Grammar 40
4. General Knowledge 30


if the candidate wishes he/she can refer a full detailed article here at SNAP 2019 Exam Pattern,

SNAP Exam Syllabus

Knowing the syllabus for SNAP 2019 Exam would help the candidate to prepare for the exam. These 150 questions are divided into 4 major part and these parts are as follow:

  • Quantitative Ability
  • Logical Reasoning
  • English Comprehension
  • General awareness

These 150 questions have a 40 question each for quantitative abilities, logical reasoning and English comprehension. though the general awareness has 30 questions only. A distribution of three topics in each subject is given in the article of SNAP 2019 Exam Syllabus

SNAP Selection Procedure

All those applicants who have qualified the aptitude test are called to participate in the Selection and Admission process. These selection procedures have few rounds which are mentioned in detail below.

Essay Writing In this round, the applicant is asked to write a short essay on the topic given. Or at times they are supposed to make questions out if it.
Group Discussion The Group discussion a random topic is picked and a group of applicants is asked to discuss it. Usually, they divide the group into cons and pros.
Personal Interview In the Personal interview, a panel of 3-5 judges evaluate your overall credibility.

If the applicant wants to read a whole lot more about the selection procedure of the SNAP 2019 Exam, they can refer the article SNAP 2019 Selection Procedure

SNAP Exam Cut Off

Please note the applicants who are qualifying in SNAP 2019 cut off of any college is need to appear the WAT (Written Appearing Test), P.I (Personal Interview) and G.D (Group Discussion). After which a merit list is prepared, through which admission is offered the applicant. There are many parameters and applicant can read them here at SNAP 2019 Exam cut off. Here is the expected cut off for different colleges for SNAP.

Symbiosis colleges Score
SIBM Pune 68-70
SCMHRD Pune 63-65
SIBM Bengaluru 56-60
SIIB 56-60
SITM, Hyderabad 40-42
SIOM, Hyderabad 40-42

SNAP Previous Year Papers

It is important for the candidates to solve SNAP question paper so as to get a better understanding of the nature of the question papers and its nature. All the toppers who have scored a top-notch percentile practised the SNAP Previous year papers.

Here are some SNAP previous year papers. You can download them by simply clicking at the link.

SNAP 2008

SNAP  2009

SNAP 2010

SNAP 2011

SNAP Exam Centres

These are the SNAP test centres where the test would be conducted on 16 December 2018. Please choose your preferred city carefully as after the registration is complete you have no option to complete.

R. No. City SR. No. City SR. No. City
1 Agra 32 Guntur 63 Mumbai
2 Ahmedabad 33 Guwahati 64 Mysuru
3 Ahmednagar 34 Gwalior 65 Nagpur
4 Ajmer 35 Hisar 66 Nashik
5 Aligarh 36 Hooghly 67 Navi Mumbai
6 Allahabad 37 Howrah 68 Nellore
7 Ambala 38 Hubballi 69 Noida-Greater Noida-Gaziabad
8 Amravati 39 Hyderabad 70 Panipat
9 Amritsar 40 Indore 71 Panjim – Mapusa
10 Anand 41 Jabalpur 72 Patiala
11 Asansol 42 Jaipur 73 Patna
12 Aurangabad 43 Jalandhar 74 Portblair
13 Bareilly 44 Jammu 75 Pune
14 Belagavi 45 Jamshedpur 76 Raipur
15 Bengaluru 46 Jhansi 77 Rajkot
16 Bhilai 47 Jodhpur 78 Ranchi
17 Bhopal 48 Kakinada 79 Roorkee
18 Bhubaneswar 49 Kanpur 80 Rourkela
19 Bilaspur 50 Karnal 81 Shillong
20 Chandigarh – Mohali 51 Kolhapur 82 Shimla
21 Chennai 52 Kolkata 83 Siliguri
22 Coimbatore 53 Kota 84 Surat
23 Cuttack 54 Kottayam 85 Thane-Kalyan-Dombivli
24 Dehradun 55 Kozhikode 86 Thiruvananthapuram
25 Delhi – Gurugram 56 Kurnool 87 Thrissur
26 Dhanbad 57 Lucknow 88 Udaipur
27 Dibrugarh 58 Ludhiana 89 Vadodara
28 Ernakulam-Kochi 59 Madurai 90 Varanasi
29 Faridabad 60 Mangaluru 91 Vijayawada
30 Gandhinagar 61 Meerut 92 Visakhapatnam
31 Gangtok-Bardang 62 Moradabad