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SNAP(Symbiosis National Aptitude Test)
Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Test is a common written test for the admission processes of Symbiosis postgraduate institutes. These institutes are either affiliated to SIEC Deemed University or approved by AICTE. SNAP Test is conducted under the aegis of SIEC Deemed University.

It is a mandatory written test for admission into any postgraduate programme at Symbiosis. However, it is only the first step. Each institute has its own selection process and a student aspiring to do higher studies at Symbiosis needs to do the following:

Stage 1: SNAP Test

Register online at
Follow the instructions for payment of Test fee of Rs. 700/- on this website.
On closing of Registration, print “Admit Card” from the website.
Paste candidate’s photograph on the Admit Card.
Bring the Admit Card on which the candidates photograph is pasted and a Photo Identity to the Test Centre.
Appear for the SNAP Test.

Stage 2: Submit Application form to a Symbiosis Institute of your choice.

Purchase a prospectus & application form as per a chosen institute’s
instructions given on its website.
Fill in the application form completely and submit to the institute.
You can apply to more than one Symbiosis institute.

Stage 3: Attend the call for further selection process of the chosen institutes.

Each institute has its own weightages for arriving at a cutoff, depending on its focused field. For example, SIMC may have lower weightages for Quantitative Section while SCIT or SICSR may have a higher weightages for the same section.

The institutes will announce a short list for attending further selection process.

The individual institutes as per their schedules will announce Short List & Waiting Lists.

For details of selection process and schedules please refer to the prospectus of respective institutes.
The SNAP Test duration is for 120 minutes.
The SNAP Test is an objective test and has 160 questions. Each question has 4 responses. Candidate should choose an appropriate response. It has 5 sections. In three sections each question carries 1 mark and in the other two sections each question carries 2 marks. Each wrong answer attracts 25% negative marks.

Section No. Of Questions Marks
General English(R/C & V/A) 40 Questions 40 Marks
Quantitative Ability 40 questions 40 Marks
Data Interpretation/Data Sufficiency 20 Questions 20 Marks
Business Awareness/G.K 40 Questions 40 Marks
Analytical Reasoning/L.R 20 Questions 20 Marks
Total 160 Questions 200 Marks

Test Centres
Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Faridabad, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Kochi, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Noida, Patna, Pune & Vishakhapatnam.

Note: Symbiosis reserves the right to change or cancel any test centre at its discretion.

SNAP Scores

The SNAP score will be mailed to the candidate by January 11, 2005. Individual institutes may assign weightages to scores obtained in different sections while shortlisting candidates for further selection process. The details will be available on the website of the respective institutes

The Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is a single entrance test for Symbiosis Autonomous Postgraduate Programmes. It is conducted by Symbiosis, known for its quality education.