SNAP 2022- Exam, Registration, Result | Symbiosis University

SNAP 2022- Exam, Registration, Result | Symbiosis University

SNAP 2022: Symbiosis International (Deemed University) will conduct the SNAP exam in December last week or in the first week of January 2023 tentatively. This national-level MBA entrance exam will be conducted over three days in a single slot.

The registration for SNAP 2022 is expected to start from the last week of August, most probably on August 31, 2022. However, it will be confirmed only after the official notification which is likely to be released in the first week of August. Read this article to know all about the SNAP 2022 such as registration process, exam date, fee, SNAP syllabus, SNAP exam pattern, SNAP result, selection procedure, final merit list, etc.

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SNAP 2022

Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Test is a common aptitude test which is conducted by the Symbiosis International (Deemed) University every year for admission to MBA/PGDM courses offered by its affiliated institutes. SNAP 2022 is mandatory for all candidates. SNAP 2022 will be a computer based test that will help in screening students for further admission process conducted by each of SIU affiliated institutes.

Candidates who wish to appear for the MBA entrance examination must perform the following actions.

  • They need to first register for SNAP 2022 test

  • Pay the registration fee for SNAP

  • Register for her/hist choice of programme(s) offered any institute of SIU

  • Pay registration fee separately for each programme

SNAP 2022: Exam highlights

Full Exam Name

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test

Short Exam Name


Conducting Body

Symbiosis International University

Frequency of Conduct

Once a year

Exam Level

National Level Exam



Mode of Application

Offline / Online

Application Fee (General)

Rs 1950

Mode of Exam


Mode of Counselling


Participating Colleges


Exam Duration

1 Hour

SNAP 2022 is a speed test for screening suitable candidates for further rounds of the admission process. So shortlisted candidates for the programme they have applied will have to undergo General Exercise (GE), Personal Interaction (PI) and Writing Ability Test (WAT).

Candidates can do both SNAP 2022 and programme registration and make the fee payment through the same portal.

SNAP 2022 Important Dates


Dates (tentative)

Registration commences on

31st August 2021 (Tuesday)

Registration closes on

November 30,2021 (Tuesday)

Registration fee payment closes on

November 30,2021 (Tuesday)

Admit Card Live

December 04, 2021 (Saturday)

SNAP Test 2021

19 December 2021 (Sunday)

08 January 2022 (Saturday)

16 January 2022 (Sunday)

Announcement of Result

01 February 2022 (Tuesday)

SNAP 2022: Eligibility Criteria

SIU determines SNAP 2022 Eligibility, however, the affiliated institutes have the eligibility criteria for each course they offer. Candidates must check with the respective college to know the eligibility criteria for the course they want to do. Below are some common eligibility criteria for each program.

  • Candidates must have a bachelor degree or its equivalents from a recognized university with 50% or 45% in case of SC/ST candidates

  • There is no age bar which means candidates of any age can apply and appear for the test for as many times they wish

  • Candidates having the foreign degrees can also apply provided they have the equivalence certificate issued by Association of Indian Universities

  • Final year appearing candidates are also eligible to apply for SNAP 2022

SNAP 2022: Registration process

SNAP 2022 registration process consists of two stages - first, SNAP 2022 registration and the second, the choice of program registration. Candidates can do both stages of the registration process through the same portal of SNAP 2022.

Candidates looking to apply for SNAP exam can follow some of steps given below:

  • Visit the official website of SNAP 2022 at -

  • Click on the “Apply for SNAP”

  • Enter necessary details such as name, date of birth, category, and test city preference, upload documents, photo

  • Review the filled in SNAP application before submitting as once the payment is done no changes can be made in the details

  • The application fee can be paid either online or through demand draft

  • To choose a program and college, proceed to the online registration form.

Note: candidates who want to apply for more programs than one, they have to pay the registration fees for each program separately.

SNAP 2022 entrance exam and program registration fee

Candidates who want to apply for SNAP 2022 have to pay a refundable SNAP registration fee of INR1950/- per test. Also, they will have to pay a program registration fee of INR 1000/ for each program. For example, if a candidate chooses two programs for admission, he/she will have to pay INR 2000/.

SNAP 2022 admit card

SIU will issue the SNAP 2022 admit card and will notify the same through the official website. Candidates can download their SNAP 2022 admit card, using their SNAP ID and password.

Follow the steps given below to download the SNAP 2022 admit card.

Step 1. Visit the SNAP 2022 website -

Step 2. Click the “download SNAP 2022 admit card”

Step 3. Enter SNAP exam ID/ Email ID and password

Step 4. Print your SNAP admit card and keep it safe

After downloading the admit card, candidates need to paste a recent colour passport size photo on it. SNAP admit card is an important document, candidates need to carry it to the exam centre.

SNAP admit card 2022 details

Candidates must check for the following details on their admit card after downloading it.

  • Candidate's name

  • SNAP 2022 roll number

  • SNAP exam date & time

  • SNAP 2022 test venue - address and code

  • SNAP exam day Instructions

In case of any discrepancies, candidates should immediately contact the exam conducting authority.

SNAP 2022 exam pattern

SNAP 2022 is a Computer Based Test which comprises 60 questions from three sections such as General English, Quantitative-Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency and Analytical & Logical Reasoning.

SNAP exam pattern will be much like other MBA entrance exams. SNAP 2022 exam pattern which will be given in the SNAP information brochure will talk about the nature of the exam such as number of questions to be asked, marks for each question, total time duration for test, total marks and the number of sections. More details in the table below.



Marks Per Correct Answer

Total Marks

General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability




Analytical & Logical Reasoning




Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency







SNAP 2022 is an objective test. Each question has 4 options, and candidates need to choose the most appropriate one. Also, 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.

A candidate can take up to two SNAP 2022 exams. In such cases, the higher score achieved by a candidate will be used for final percentile calculation. There will be no normalization for SNAP 2022.

SNAP 2022 syllabus

It is important to know that there is no SNAP syllabus officially defined. However, based on past trends and questions, one can understand it. The SNAP 2022 syllabus drawn on the basis of previous trends is given in the table below.

Quantitative - data interpretation and data sufficiency

General English, reading comprehension, verbal ability and reasoning

Analytical and logical reasoning



Family tree blood relations


Synonyms and antonyms

Seating arrangements

Linear equations and Quadratic Equations

Contextual usage

Clock and Calendars


Idioms and syllogisms

Critical reasoning


Sentence completion

Coding and decoding

Mixtures & Alligation

Jumbled paragraphs

Direction sense

Graphs-Pie Chart

Fill in the blanks



Active and passive voice

Meaning full words and matrix

Number system

One-word substitutions

Visual reasoning

Binomial Theorem

Odd one out

Mathematical reasoning

Set Theory


Verbal and miscellaneous reasoning

SNAP 2022 - Exam preparation tips

A good start is half done. Candidates who wish to crack the SNAP 2022 exam with a good score must start preparing for it in advance. The seats are limited and competition is high. So, it is important that a candidate must have a good SNAP exam preparation plan consisting of three essential components -

  • SNAP 2022 syllabus based books

  • SNAP mock test

  • And revision

In addition to that, here is a list of some other most effective tips candidates must follow to ensure a better SNAP percentile.

  • Prepare as per the SNAP syllabus for all three sections

  • Give as many SNAP mock tests as possible as for keeping track as it lets you know where you need to focus more

  • Always use the SNAP material and best books for SNAP preparation

  • Draw a SNAP preparation timetable and strictly follow it without failing at all

  • Learn speed tricks that helps solve fast with accuracy

  • You can also join online SNAP study groups to experience healthy competition

SNAP 2022 answer key

SNAP answer key is not officially released. However, there are many coaching centres that provide answer keys only for the help of candidates to understand their performance in the test. SNAP answer key can be accessed online.

No candidates can challenge and raise objections on the basis of the answer key released by private coaching institutes. Symbiosis International (Deemed University) will directly release the SNAP 2022 result on the official website.

SNAP 2022 result

Symbiosis International (Deemed University) will release the SNAP 2022 result most probably on February 1, 2022. However, the SNAP result will be notified by the university. SNAP result will be published on the website of SNAP 2022.

Candidates who will appear in the exam can download SNAP 2022 results by following the steps given below.

  • Use laptop or desktop computer to access SNAP 2022 result

  • Visit the official website of SNAP 2022

  • Click on the “scorecard download - SNAP 2022”

  • Enter SNAP ID and password and click the login button

Before printing the SNAP scorecard, candidates are advised to change printer settings as follows.

  • Keep print orientation to portrait

  • Use zero bottom and top margin

  • Use A4 size paper

  • Header should be blank

SNAP cutoff 2022

Based on the SNAP 2022 percentile, each of SIU affiliated institutes will issue a cut off for shortlisting candidates for further rounds of the admission process. According to the past trends, SIBM Pune cutoff 2022 is expected to be around the 98.5 percentile while SIBM Bangalore cutoff will likely go around 90 percentile. Some SNAP colleges like SIMS Pune, SCIT Pune, SSMC Bangalore, and SIMC Pune release their cutoff on the basis of SNAP percentile ranging from 70 – 80. The cut off will be released category wise and for each program separately.

SNAP 2022 cutoff is released based on the following factors.

  • Number of candidates appear for SNAP exam

  • Difficulty level of SNAP 2022

  • Number of candidates who qualified in SNAP exam

  • Number of seats available in each SNAP college

SNAP score is given only 50% weightage for the preparation of final merit list for admission. So, students seeking admission to MBA/PGDM courses of SIU affiliated institutes not only need to score well in SNAP exam but also perform better in next rounds of the admission process such as GE -PI-WAT.

SNAP 2022 Selection process

The selection of the candidates will be based on their performance in all stages which include SNAP exam, Group Exercise (GE), Writing Ability Test (WAT), and Personal Interaction (PI). This process is common for all SNAP colleges. Admission will be offered on the basis of SNAP scores, Personal Interview, Group Exercise and Writing Ability Test. In addition to that in the SNAP selection, candidates’ profile which includes academic records, work experience, etc., is also taken into account for final admission.

SNAP 2022: Final merit and waitlist

The final merit list of candidates selected for admission will be issued by each of SIU affiliated institutes. The SNAP final merit list and wait list will be prepared on the basis of composite scores of SNAP exam 2022, GE-PI-WAT. SNAP exam performance will have the highest weightage followed by the Personal Interview (PI) which will get a weightage of 30 percent. Both Group Exercise and Written Ability Test get the equal weightage.

Preparation of the SNAP final merit list will be based on the weightage parameters given below.

Weightage structure for each round of admission process

SNAP 2022


SNAP Score (out of 150, scaled down to 50 marks)


Group Exercise (GE)


Personal Interaction (PI)


Writing Ability Test




Each institute of SUI will release the category-wise cutoff for merit list and wait list on their official website. The wait list will be released only if there are vacant seats available. It is important to know that this admission is provisional and will be confirmed only when a candidate pays the fee on or before the deadline and meets the eligibility conditions of that particular program they have applied for.