Symbiosis International University to conduct SNAP 2013 on 15 Dec for MBA Admissions

Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune has announced the exam dates for the next Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) in 2013. The paper-based test is scheduled to be held on 15 December, 2013.

About SNAP

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is a national level entrance exam conducted by Symbiosis International University, Pune. This all India level exam is conducted for admission into its Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs across 13 institutes which come under SIU.


SIU offers MBA programs across various institute based in Pune, Nashik and Bengaluru. They offer specialization in the following areas; Information Technology (IT), Infrastructure Management, Agricultural Business, Energy & Environment, Telecom Management, Communication Management, Operations Management, Information Technology Business Management, Hospital & Healthcare Management and Banking Management.

Important dates

Following is the list of important dates:

  • Online Registration for SNAP commences: 5th September, 2013
  • SNAP Test registration closes: 22nd November, 2013
  • Payment closes on: 26th November, 2013
  • Download Admit card: 2nd December to 15th December, 2013
  • SNAP test 2013: 15th December, 2013
  • SNAP Result: 9th January, 2014

Visit the SNAP Exam Dates page further details on SNAP 2013 exam dates


SNAP test can be taken by applicants who have completed or those who are in their final year of college. Candidates should be graduates in any discipline from a recognized university with minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/ candidates) for all MBA programs, except for programs which require specific subject specializations. Get detailed eligibility criteria on the SNAP eligibility page.

Exam pattern and syllabus

The Test duration is for 120 minutes, scheduled to be in the afternoon (2pm- 4pm). It is Multiple choice test, with four different sections which include General English (Reading comprehension, verbal Reasoning, Verbal ability), Quantitative (Data interpretation & data sufficiency), General Awareness (general knowledge, Current affairs, business news), Analytical and logical reasoning. Each wrong answer attracts 25% negative marks.

Get detailed eligibility criteria on the SNAP exam pattern page.

Application procedure

To apply for SNAP 2013, applicants have to first register online for SNAP 2013 before 22nd November. You can log on to www. for registration. Candidates are advised to read the entire document before filling in the online registration form. Examination fee for the test is Rs.2000. You can pay the fees by online payment mode through credit card or net banking option after registration. Else, you can opt to pay through demand draft from any nationalized bank in favour of "Symbiosis test secretariat" payable at Pune and send it to the following address. Also, you have the option to make payment through cash by taking a challan form after registration of the form and sending it across to the following address. Based on the performance in the SNAP test and their academic profile, candidates will be shortlisted for Personal interaction (PI) and writing ability test (WAT). The performance of the candidate in each level will be assessed and calculated to reach the final merit list.

Symbiosis Test Secretariat
Symbiosis International University
Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi,
Dist: Pune-412115
Phone: 0020-39116226/27
Telefax: 020-391162228

All information regarding the above program is subject to change, it is recommended that candidates check with the official SNAP test webpage.


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