Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) is a common test for the admission to all the Post-Graduate Institutes of Symbiosis International (Deemed) University. While there is only one application for the SNAP test, you need to apply separately to each institute within Symbiosis International University for its various management programs, including its affiliated institutes like SCMHRD and SIBM.

SNAP exam is an online test which comprises 3 sections – General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability; Quantitative, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency; Analytical and Logical Reasoning. The overall test duration is 120 minutes.


Section Normal Questions Marks Per Correct Answer Special Questions Marks Per Correct Answer Total Questions Total Marks
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability 34 1.5 0 0 34 51
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 36 1.5 0 0 36 54
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 35 1 5 2 40 45
Total 105 5 110 150

SNAP Syllabus

SNAP Exam Sections Important Topics
General English (Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability) Passages, Syllogisms, Analogies, Grammar, Antonym-Synonym, One Word Substitution, Similar Sounding Words, Parajumbles, Fill in the Blanks
Quantitative, Data interpretation & Data Sufficiency Trigonometry, Geometry, Algebra, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Partnership, Time-Speed-Distance, Data Interpretation
Analytical and Logical Reasoning Column Graphs, Pie Chart, Coding and Decoding, Puzzles

SNAP Eligibility Criteria

  • Graduates in any discipline with at least 50 per cent marks (45 per cent for SC/ST/PWD candidates) or equivalent from recognised university or institute.
  • Final year students are also eligible to apply for SNAP test, but their admission will remain provisional until submission of the passing certificate.
  • International students or candidates who have graduated from an international university, have to obtain a certificate of equivalence from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

List of institutes that accept SNAP scores:

  • 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 Telecom Management (SITM, Pune)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS, Pune)     MBA
  • Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune (SIMC, Pune)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management, Nashik (SIOM, Nashik)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT, Pune)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS, Pune)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru (SIBM, Bengaluru)
  • Symbiosis School for Media & Communication, Bengaluru (SSMC, Bengaluru)
  • Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF, Pune) (Formerly Symbiosis School of Banking Management)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad (SIBM, Hyderabad)
  • Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS, Pune)

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