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SNAP Exam: Pattern, Eligibility, Syllabus and Colleges

Updated on 21 September 2020
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Updated on 21 September 2020

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is a common and compulsory umbrella examination for the admission to all postgraduate Institutes of Symbiosis International (Deemed University). SNAP is conducted in 90 cities of India, annually. A candidate has to choose one city as his/her center for the examination, from the list of cities provided for the purpose. 

However, SNAP is only the first step by which candidates are shortlisted on the basis of the marks obtained in the test. Shortlisted candidates then have to undergo the selection process (e.g Group Discussion & Personal Interview) of the desired Institute to qualify for the admission to the Postgraduate programmes of that Institute.


Examination Pattern

SNAP is an examination consisting of 3 sections General English, Quantitative-Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, Analytical & Logical Reasoning. There is no sectional time therefore students have enough time to solve questions within 120 minutes. The question paper consists of 110 questions in MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) and non-MCQs. There is a penalty for every wrong answer.

SNAP Eligibility Criteria

The minimum eligibility for SNAP Exam is given below :

  1. 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 can apply for SNAP 2020
  2. Final year students are also eligible to apply for SNAP test, but their admission will remain provisional until submission of the passing certificate 
  3. 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).

SNAP Exam Pattern

  1. Number of Section : 3
  2. Total Questions : 110
  3. Total Marks : 150
  4. VARC and A-LR questions carry - 1.5 marks.
  5. QA, DI-DS carry - 1 mark.

Section Wise Syllabus 

  1. Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency (QA, DI-DS)

  1. Analytical & Logical Reasoning (A-LR)

  1. General English

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