All you need to know about SNAP 2015


What is SNAP?

Symbiosis International University (SIU) conducts the Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) every year which is an entrance exam that aspiring students need to take to get admission in any institute registered under SIU.

The SNAP Test 2015 will be held on 20th December, 2015 which falls on a Sunday and the results will be out on 11th January, 2016.


Why SNAP 2015?

SIBM and SCMHRD are ranked among the top 20 b-schools in the country. Along with those two, 12 other institutes under SIU and many other b-schools accept SNAP scores. This is why every year on an average almost 50,000 students take the SNAP Test.


Important dates

Sr. No Particulars Date Time Website/Location
1. Online registration 24th August, 2015

2. End of SNAP test registration 30th November, 2015
3. End of SNAP test payment 30th November, 2015
4. Admit card download 5th to 20th December, 2015
5. SNAP Test 2015 20th December, 2015 14:00 hrs to 16:00 hrs 30 cities
6. SNAP Test Result 11th January, 2016



Colleges accepting SNAP Test scores

1- Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune

2- Symbiosis Centre for Management & Human Resource Development, Pune

3- Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research, Pune

4- Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune

5- Symbiosis Institute of International Business, Pune

6- Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, Pune

7- Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management, Pune

8- Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology, Pune

9- Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management, Nashik

10- Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences, Pune

11- Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru

12- Symbiosis School of Media & Communication, Bengaluru

13- Symbiosis Institute of Banking & Finance, Pune

14- Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad

15- Acharya Bangalore B-school, Bengaluru

16- CH Institute of Management & Commerce, Indore

17- National School of Business, Bengaluru


Test cities

1- Agra                                16- Jamshedpur

2- Ahmedabad                 17- Kanpur

3- Allahabad                     18- Kochi

4- Bengaluru                     19- Kolkata

5- Bhopal                            20- Kolhapur

6- Bhubaneswar               21- Lucknow

7- Chandigarh                   22- Mumbai

8-Chennai                          23- Nagpur

9- Delhi                               24- Nashik

10- Faridabad                     25- Noida

11- Gurgaon                       26- Patna

12- Guwahati                     27- Pune

13- Hyderabad                  28- Surat

14- Indore                          29- Vashi

15- Jaipur                          30- Visakhapatnam


Test Structure

The duration of the test is 2 hours. It contains 4 sections which include English, Quant, General Awareness and Logical Reasoning. This will be an objective test where the candidate will have 4 options to choose the right answer from. But every wrong answer reduces your score by .25 marks. Remember to use a black/blue ball point pen only.


Sr. No. Sections Total Marks
1. General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability 40
2. Quantitative Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 40
3. General Awareness: General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Business Scenario 40
4. Analytical & Logical Reasoning 60
5. Total 180


A few important topics for General English would include Reading Comprehension, Substitution for a word, Correct the sentence, Synonyms/Antonyms, Complete the sentence, Idioms/Phrases/Proverbs, Jumbled up sentences, Odd one out, Syllogisms, Analogies etc.

For the Quantitative section, topics like Trigonometry, Distance Speed & Time, Profit & Loss, Mensuration, Permutation & Combination, Linear & Quadratic equations, Ratio & Proportion, Simple & Compound interest etc. would be important.

General Awareness would include current affairs, major corporate events, sports, science, finance, history, CEO’s of big companies, politics, social issues etc. Make sure to read the newspapers on a daily basis and read the latest edition of books like Manorama.

Finally, for analytical & logical reasoning, a few important topics could be matrix arrangement, family tree, finding out probably true, column graphs, pie chart, bar graph, critical reasoning, puzzles, statements & conclusions, visual reasoning, valid inferencing etc.


Finally prepare well and be calm while writing the paper. And always remember, ‘The more you sweat in practice, the less you bleed in battle’.