SNAP EXAM : Simple And Essential Information

SNAP Exam is a national-level management aptitude test conducted by Symbiosis (Deemed) University (SIU), Pune for admission to the MBA/PGDM program.


Symbiosis National Aptitude Test is popularly known as SNAP is the MBA Entrance exam for admission to 16 Symbiosis Institute in India.


Students across all parts of India take this exam from different disciplines like Engineering, Commerce, Humanities, and Law.


SNAP Exam: List of Constituent Institute


SNAP encompasses a list of 16 constituent Institute are given below:


Name of the Institute Courses

No of Seats

1 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM, Pune) MBA (Innovation and Entrepreneurship) 220
2 Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR, Pune) MBA (Information Technology) 90
M.Sc (Computer Applications) 30
M.Sc (System Security) 30
3 Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD, Pune) MBA (Infrastructure Development and Management) 250
MBA (Business Analytics) 120
4 Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB ,Pune) MBA (International Business)
MBA (Agri-Business) 30
MBA (Energy & Environment) 60
5 Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM ,Pune) MBA (Telecom Management) 150
6 Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS ,Pune) MBA 120
7 Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication (SIMC ,Pune) MBA (Communication Management) 120
8 Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM, Nashik) MBA (Operation Management) 150
9 Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT ,Pune) MBA (Information Technology Business Management) 210
MBA (Data Sciences and Data Analytics) NA
10 Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS ,Pune) MBA (Hospital & Healthcare Management) 90
11 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM ,Bengaluru) MBA 150
12 Symbiosis School of Media & Communication (SSMC ,Bengaluru) MBA (Communication Management) 80
13 Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF, Pune) MBA (Banking & Finance) 50
14 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM, Hyderabad) MBA 150
15 Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS, Pune) MBA (Sports Science)
16 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM, Nagpur) MBA


Highlights of SNAP Exam




Exam Name Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP)
Conducting Body Symbiosis International (Deemed) University (SIU)
Exam Level
Exam Frequency Once a year
Exam Section 3
Exam Format MCQs & Non-MCQs Format
Exam Duration 2 hours
Exam Mode Online
Exam Language English
Exam Fees Rs. 1750
Courses Offered MBA/PGDM
Number of Question 110
Number of colleges accepting SNAP score SIU Colleges + 20 other institute
Official Website


SNAP Exam-Proposed Month


Tentative Registration Month

SNAP Notification August
SNAP Admit Card December
SNAP Exam December
SNAP Result January


snap eligibility

Eligibility Criteria


The following citizen can apply for SNAP Exam

  • Indian citizen as well as NRI
  • Person of Indian Origin (PIO)
  • Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)
  • Foreign Nationals

Age Limit

  • There is no age limit to take SNAP Exam.

Educational Qualification

  • The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% (45% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate from a recognized University or equivalent to appear for SNAP Exam.
  • Appearing and result awaited candidates are also eligible to appear for the exam.
  • International students or candidates who have graduated from International University, have to obtain a certificate of equivalence from the Association of Indian University (AIU)

Number Of Attempts

  • There is no limit on the number of attempts to take the exam.


SNAP Exam Pattern 



Exam Mode Computer Based Test (CBT)
Name of sections General English, Analytical & Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency
Number of Questions 110
Exam Duration 2 hours
Medium of Exam English
Negative Marking 25% of the marks allotted to the question


SNAP Exam: Section-Wise 


Normal questions Special Question Total Question

Total Marks

General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability 34 0 34 51
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 36 0 36 54
and Quantitative Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency 35 5 40 45
Total 105 5 110 150


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