SNAP 2024: Registration, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus, Preparation, Mock Tests

SNAP 2024 exam will be conducted by the Symbiosis International University (SIU) probably in the second and third week of December 2024. It is expected that more than 1.3 lakh candidates will take SNAP 2024 entrance exam. SNAP 2024 registration will take place probably in the last week of August. Along with SNAP 2024 notification authorities will activate the SNAP online application form link. Interested candidates who wish to attend the SNAP 2024 exam can visit the official website - to know how to register for the SNAP exam. SNAP 2024 score will be accepted by its 17 participating colleges for MBA admission. SIU will release the SNAP exam notification in August 2024. Keep scrolling this page to know all the details related to the SNAP exam.

SNAP Exam 2024: Must Know Facts

  • Candidates who will apply for SNAP 2024 can take all three attempts.
  • Symbiosis International University (SIU) will conduct SNAP 2024 exam on three different dates in December 2024.
  • SNAP 2024 notification will have all the dates and events related to this national-level MBA entrance exam.
  • SNAP 2024 registration date along with link will be available in online mode from last week of August 2024 onwards.
  • Last year, more than 5,500 candidates were shortlisted for GE-PI-WAT process for MBA courses at SIBM Pune.
  • For SCMHRD and SIBM-Pune more than 90 percentiles are required in SNAP exam.
  • Going by past year trends, at least 97-98 percentile is required to get a call for SIBM Pune MBA admission.
  • A total of 17 SIU participating institutes accepts SNAP score.
  • Apart from SIU campuses, there are more than 30 prominent MBA colleges across India that accept SNAP scores, and all of them are private MBA institutes.

SNAP 2024 - Key Highlights



Exam name


SNAP full form

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP)

SNAP 2024 exam conducting body

Symbiosis International (Deemed) University

SANP 2024 exam level

National Level

Frequency of SNAP exam

Annually (Once a year)

SNAP exam duration

1 Hour (60 minutes)

Total questions in SNAP question paper

60 questions

Medium of SNAP question paper


SNAP 2024 registration fee

Rs 2250/- (Non-refundable)

SNAP cutoff for SIBM Pune MBA admission

97 to 98 SNAP percentile

Number of SNAP 2024 exam cities


SNAP official webiste

Total number of SNAP 2024 participating institutes


SNAP 2024 Important Dates

Those who are planning to take SNAP 2024 are required to be updated with the entire SNAP schedule. Here we have provided tentative schedule of SNAP 2024 exam dates.

SNAP 2024 events

SNAP 2024 dates

SNAP 2024 registration start date

Last week of August 2024

SNAP 2024 registration last date

Last week of November 2024

SNAP 2024 exam fee payment last date

Last week of November 2024

Availability of SNAP 2024 admit card

First week of December and Second week of December 2024

SNAP 2024 exam date

Second week and third week of December 2024

SNAP 2024 result declaration date

Second week of January 2025

SNAP Exam 2024 Eligibility Criteria

SIU will release SNAP eligibility criteria in the official notification. Check out detailed SNAP eligibility criteria as per trends.

  • Candidates should have completed their Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university, with a minimum of 50% marks in total aggregate.
  • There is a relaxation of 5% in total aggregate for those who belong to reserved category.
  • Those who are pursuing their final year of graduation are also eligible to apply for SNAP 2024.

SNAP 2024 Exam Registration Process

SIU Pune will release SNAP application form in online mode, probably in the last week of August. Candidates can register for SNAP 2024 and fill out the application form by visiting the official website-

While filling SNAP 2024 application form, candidates can refer to the following steps.

Step 1- Visi the official website of SNAP 2024
Step 2- Register for SNAP 2024 and click on “I agree” tab to create SNAP exam login credentials such as SNAP ID and Password
Step 3- Fill in all the required details
Step 4- Pay the SNAP exam fee of Rs. 2250 to complete the SNAP 2024 registration.
Step 5- Now click on the “Save and Continue” button. An OTP will be sent to the candidate's registered number and on email id
Step 6- Enter the received “OTP” and submit
Step 7- After SNAP 2024 registration, candidates will get an email and SMS containing their SNAP ID and Password.

SNAP 2024 Exam Pattern

As per latest SNAP exam pattern, there will be a total of 3 sections namely- General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability, Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, and Analytical & Logical Reasoning. Check out sectional break up of SNAP exam pattern

Section name

Number of questions

Total marks

General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability



Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency



Analytical & Logical Reasoning



SNAP 2024 total marks



SNAP Exam 2024 Marking Scheme

The scores will be calculated based on the SNAP 2024 marking scheme given below:

  • For each correct answer, 1 mark will be given
  • For each wrong answer, a deduction of 25% marks i.e. ¼ mark will be deducted

SNAP Exam Pattern: Key changes over the years

ParticularsSNAP 2023SNAP 2022SNAP 2021SNAP 2020SNAP 2019
Number of SNAP phases3 phases (In December 2023)3 phases (In December 2022)3 phases (In December 2021 and January 2022)3 phases (In December 2021 and January 2022)1 phase
Exam duration60 minutes60 minutes60 minutes60 minutes120 minutes
Total number of questions60606060110
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability1515151534
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficuency2020202035
Analytical & Logical Reasoning2525252536
Current Affairs-----
Special Answer Questions-NilNilNil5

SNAP 2024 Syllabus

SIU does not release SNAP exam syllabus. Here we have provided a compilation of topics that have been asked in the SNAP exam over the years. Check out the SNAP 2024 syllabus so that candidates can prepare for it accordingly.

SNAP 2024 Exam Sections

Important Topics in SNAP 2024 Syllabus

General English (Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability)

Syllogisms, Passages, Analogies, Grammar, Antonym-Synonym, Similar Sounding Words, Para jumbles, One Word Substitution, Fill in the Blanks

Analytical and Logical Reasoning

Pie Chart, Coding and Decoding, Column Graphs, Puzzles

Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

Algebra, Geometry, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Partnership, Trigonometry, Time-Speed-Distance, Data Interpretation

SNAP 2024 Preparation

Check out section-wise major topics from which questions were asked in last year SNAP entrance exam.

SNAP sections

SNAP exam important topics

General English (VARC)

Parts of speech, Sentence with no objection, Sentence Correction, Prefix, Preposition, Spelling, Modal Verb, Compound Words, Spellings, Synonyms, Tense, Fill in the blanks.

Analytical & Logical Reasoning

Cause & Effect, Statement Assumptions, Truth or Lie, Linear Arrangement, Coding, Blood Relations, Course of Action, Statement Argument, Syllogism, Clock, Input/ Output, Number/Letter/Symbol/Word Series, Critical Reasoning

Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

SI-CI, Percentage & Time, Profit, Loss & Discount, Mixture, Linear Equation. Speed and Distance, Geometric and Arithmetic Progression, Log, HCF, Digits, Triangle, Circle, Height and Distance, Rectangular tank, P & C, Matrix, Table based Data Interpretation, Probability

Best Books for SNAP 2024 Exam Preparation

While preparing of SNAP 2024, it is must to have good study material. Here we have listed some of the best books for SNAP 2024 suggested by experts and previous year SNAP toppers.

SNAP 2024 sections

SNAP 2024 books

How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT

Arun Sharma & Meenakshi Upadhyay

Word Power Made Easy

Norman Lewis

High School English Grammar & Composition

Wren & Martin

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for the CAT

Nishit K Sinha

Quick tips for SNAP 2024 preparation

  • Candidates are required to familiarise themselves with the SNAP paper pattern to understand the exam structure and marking scheme
  • Thoroughly review the SNAP syllabus for all section to know what topics to focus on
  • Prepare according to the SNAP exam syllabus and by using the recommended study material
  • Decide on your preferred SNAP preparation approach, such as opting for coaching or self study
  • During SNAP 2024 preparation, take SNAP mock test regularly to access your performance
  • SNAP 2024 is all about speed and accuracy so work on them accordingly
  • Solve previous year's SNAP question paper to get acquainted with the SNAP exam pattern and understand the type of questions
  • Candidates can read the study plan followed by the previous year's SNAP toppers and can know how to crack the SNAP exam 2024.

SNAP 2024 Mock Test

During SNAP exam preparation journey, it is suggested that students take at least 1-2 SNAP mock tests daily so that they can know where they stand and how much preparation is more required. SNAP mock test is designed exactly like the actual SNAP actual exam.

Symbiosis International (Deemed) University also conducts SNAP mock test in online mode. Only those who register for SNAP 2024 exam will be able to access SNAP mock test. Registered candidates can take SNAP mock test by visiting the official website,

SNAP 2024 Exam Analysis

As per previous year XAT exam analysis, the XAT 2024 exam is expected to be moderate. The SNAP 2024 exam analysis will be made available after the conclusion of exam based on candidates and experts feedback. Candidates will be able to check the detailed SNAP 2024 analysis on the YouTube channel of Careers360 via live coverage from the SNAP exam centre.

SNAP 2024 Answer Key

Going by past year trends, SIU does not release SNAP answer key. However, right after the conclusion of every SNAP 2024 attempt, candidates will be able to check analysis for the same along with SNAP answer key (Unofficial).

SNAP 2024 Score vs Percentile (Expected)

Here we have provided the expected SNAP score vs percentile from the table below. The SNAP 2024 score vs percentile analysis gives an idea what percentile will their score fetch and also let candidate know their MBA admission chances.

SNAP marks 2024

SNAP Percentile 2023 (Expected)

















Below 20

Below 60

SNAP 2024 Cutoff

Symbiosis International (Deemed) University (SIU) will release SNAP cutoff after the announcement of SNAP result. Usually, the SNAP cutoff is expected to be around 97 to 98 percentile for SIBM Pune. Those who clear the SNAP cutoff will be called for the next round of selection process, which includes Group Exercise (GE), Written Ability Test (WAT), and Personal Interview (PI).

SNAP institute name

SNAP 2024 (raw score)

Estimated SNAP 2024 percentile







SIIB & SIBM Bengaluru



SNAP 2024 Result

SIU Pune will announce SNAP 2024 result, probably in the second week of January 2025. The authorities will announce SNAP 2024 result declaration date in the official notification. Going be past trends, SIU declare SNAP result on January 10. Candidates will be able to download their SNAP scorecard through the official website, and by using login credentials, SNAP ID and Password.

SNAP Admission Process 2024

Candidates who will clear the SNAP 2024 entrance exam will be required to clear the selection round to get MBA admission at participating campuses and other MBA colleges. Candidates will have to participate in the selection round which includes Group Exercise (GE), Personal Interview (PI), and Written Ability Test (WAT). SNAP 2024 admission process will take place post declaration of SNAP result.

On the basis of the overall SNAP exam performance of the candidates in all rounds, authorities will prepare the final merit list. Also, there will be no centralized counseling organized by Symbiosis International University (SIU), Check out the weightage of various test in the final merit list which is given below.

TestWeightage for final SNAP merit list
SNAP Score (out of 150, scaled down to 50 marks)
Group Exercise (GE)10
Personal Interaction (PI)
Writing Ability Test (WAT)

SNAP 2024 Colleges

Check out the list of SNAP participating institutes, that give admission to their MBA programmes on the basis of SNAP score card.

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune

Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR), Pune

Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD), Pune

Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB), Pune

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Nagpur

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS), Pune

Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication (SIMC), Pune

Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM), Nashik

Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT), Pune

Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS), Pune

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Bengaluru

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Noida

Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF), Pune

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Hyderabad

Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS), Pune

Symbiosis Institute of Digital And Telecom Management (SIDTM), Pune