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SNAP 2022

SNAP 2023 notification has not released yet. SNAP Entrance Exam is mandatory for admission in MBA programme offered by any of the affiliated Institute of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) [SIU] like SCMHRD and SIBM. For this Computer- based test, candidates need to:

  • Register for SNAP Test
  • Pay the registration fee for SNAP Test
  • Register for her/his choice of programme(s) offered by any Institute of SIU
  • Pay the registration fee, separately for each programme.
  • After CAT, SNAP is more popular among MBA aspirants in India as more than 50,000 students take this exam every year.
  • For SNAP 2023, the exam is likely to be held in 2023.
  • Aspirants who are planning to apply for this exam can fill up the form online.
  • The exam is held in three different dates.
  • The exam will be held for a duration of 60 minutes
  • The best performance out of the attempts will be considered for the selection process.
  • From 2017 the exam has started through online mode.
  • The exam is held in 94 cities, for 26 MBA programmes in 16 institutes
SNAP Exam 2022 Highlights
Registration commences on August 04, 2022 (Thursday)
Registration closes on November 24, 2022 (Thursday)
Last Date of Payment November 24, 2022 (Thursday)
Admit Card release from

December 05, 2022 (Monday) for SNAP Test 1

December 10, 2022 (Saturday) for SNAP Test 2 and SNAP Test 3

Exam Date

December 10, 2022 (Saturday) 02.00 PM to 03.00 PM

December 18, 2022 (Sunday) 02.00 PM to 03.00 PM

December 23, 2022 (Friday) 02.00 PM to 03.00 PM

Announcement of Result January 10, 2023 (Tuesday)
SNAP 2023 Dates
Events Tentative Dates 2023
Starting of Online Registration 2nd week of August
Last date to submit the Application form 3rd week of November
Admit card download date 1st week of December
Exam Date 2nd week of December
Announcement of Result 2nd week of January 2024

SNAP Application 2022

  • 2022 Registration has been extended till 30th November 2022
  • SNAP 2023 tentative registration starts from 2nd week of August 2023
  • Candidates can fill the registration form through online mode on the official portal
  • They should fill the mail id and mobile number
  • Next they need to upload the latest scanned color passport size photograph and pay the SNAP test fee only after the registration
  • Here they will have to fill the institute (s) and program of their interests.
  • It is recommended that they should check the eligibility criteria before filling the form
  • For correct filling the form, please follow the instruction given on the website
  • After the final form submission candidates cannot alter any information

SNAP Syllabus

The syllabus has 3 sections:

  • General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability
  • Analytical & Logical Reasoning
  • Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency.
Reading Comprehension/ General English
Vocabulary – Antonyms and Synonyms Idioms and syllogisms
English Grammar and its Usage Analogy
Fill in the Blanks Verbal Reasoning
Para Jumbles or Rearrangement of Sentences Antonyms
Phrases and Idioms Odd one out
Analytical & Logical Reasoning
graphs and tables Seating Arrangement
Coding and decoding Directions and Distance Test
Sequencing Blood Relations
identifying next number in series Syllogism
Statements and assumptions Clocks and Calendars
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
Binomial Theorem Vectors
Geometry HCF & LCM
Co - ordinate Geometry Geometric Progression
Trigonometry Arithmetic progression
Mensuration Arithmetic mean
Probability Geometric mean
Set Theory Ratios and Proportion
Time Speed Distance Percentages

SNAP Preparation

Preparation Strategy:

  • Practise and revise the class 9-10 NCERT school Math books
  • Practice with tables, squares, cubes and decimal-fraction conversions, concepts and formulae. This will develop your comfort level with numbers.
  • Read good books and newspapers.
  • Analyse each and every questions attemopted in the mock test, once the results is out. Re-try the questions that is skipped and write down any new approaches or shortcuts from the solution
  • Be thorough with the entire syllabus. Donot leave topics that are frequent in the earlier exams
  • Candidates should go through with the exam pattern and its structure.
  • Take regular mock test -appear for full length mocks and sectional tests. Give mock test regularly. It will enhance the time management skills


Exam Pattern
Section Question Total Marks
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability 15 15
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 25 25
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 20 20
Total 60 60

Exam Highlights:

  • The exam will be a computer-based
  • The test duration is 60 minutes
  • Each question carries 1 mark
  • It is an objective test that will have 4 responses to each question. Candidate should choose an appropriate response.
  • They can appear for a maximum of two tests
  • Each wrong answer will have 25% negative marks
  • If candidate appear for two test, the higher score will be considered for final percentile calculation.

SNAP Ranking

Colleges accepting the exam scores have increased from last year. All the colleges accepting the scores are affiliated to Symbiosis International University, Pune. These institutes offer MBA programmes in different streams. Colleges accepting SNAP score are:

College Expected Cut off Percentile
SIBM (Symbiosis Institute of Business Management), Pune 98
SCMHRD 97.13
SIIB (Symbiosis Institute of International Business) 93.2
Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM) Nashik 87
SICSR (Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research) 82
SIDTM(Symbiosis Institute of Digital And Telecom Management) 83
SIHS (Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences) 60
SSMC (Symbiosis School for Media & Communication) 74
SSBF (Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance) 65
SSBF (Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance) 55
SIBM (Symbiosis Institute of Business Management), Hyderabad 60
SIBM (Symbiosis Institute Of Business Management) Nagpur 55

SNAP Counselling

Stages of Counselling:

  • There are different stages of counselling and candidates have to undergo each counselling process for the final enrollment in the MBA courses
  • The first stage is the registration process. Here the selected students have to register themselves to participate in this process. They will also have to pay the registration fee
  • In the second stage they have to fill their programme of their interest. After filling their choice they will have to lock it.
  • In the last stage, seats will be allotted to the students on the basis of their rank in the merit list, their preferences for the courses and the availability of seats at that rank. Once the seat allotment is done, the students will have to undergo document verification round.

Some of the books recommended for the general English section are- Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT by Arun Sharma and Meenakshi Upadhyay, Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis, and Target SNAP (English) by Disha Publications.
Some of the books that might be helpful are- How to Prepare for Quantitative Ability for CAT – TMH Publication, Quantitative Aptitude by R.S. Aggarwal, etc.
For somebody it can be 6 months, for some, it can take 3 months to prepare for SNAP. It depends on how you manage your time effectively and your sincerity and seriousness
Yes, there are many online resources available to help prepare for the SNAP exam, such as practice tests, sample questions, and study guides.
Some tips for preparing for the SNAP exam include:
  • Practice as many sample questions and past papers as possible.
  • Focus on your weaker areas and work on improving them.
  • Make a study schedule and stick to it.
  • Take regular breaks to prevent burnout.
  • Try to stay calm and not get overwhelmed during the exam.
  • Stay updated with current affairs for GK section
The registration fee is 1950
For appearing in SNAP you should qualify bachelor’s degree with a minimum aggregate of 50%.
The exam consists of a total of 60 questions, divided into the three sections as follows: General English - 15 questions, Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency - 20 questions, and Analytical & Logical Reasoning – 25 questions.
The SNAP exam is 1 hour long.
The final ranking for the SNAP exam is determined based on the total scores obtained by the candidates. Candidates with higher scores will rank higher on the list.
In case of a tie-breaker, the candidate with a higher score in the section of Analytical & Logical Reasoning will be ranked higher.
The counselling process for the SNAP exam usually involves the following steps:
  • Publication of the list of shortlisted candidates.
  • Online registration and payment of the counselling fee.
  • Choice filling and locking of preferred institute and program
  • Allotment of seats based on the candidate's score, preferences, and availability of seats.
  • Reporting to the allotted institute for document verification and confirmation of admission.
The counselling for the SNAP exam generally starts a few weeks after the results are published. The exact dates will vary depending on the institute and program.

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