SNAP 2017

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP)

SNAP 2017

SNAPSNAP 2017: Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is a national level management entrance exam, conducted by Symbiosis International University (SIU) for admission in 15 Symbiosis institutes. The notification is likely to be released by SIU in the first week of August. SNAP 2017 will be held on the third Sunday of December, i.e. December 17, 2017. The application process is likely to start from third week of August. SNAP is a paper pencil based test of 120 minutes duration carrying 150 multiple choice objective type questions from four sections. The total number of seats for a post graduate management programme through SNAP 2017 are around 1867. This article of Careers360 brings to you the detailed information about SNAP 2017 in terms of application form, eligibility, admit card, selection process, exam pattern, participating institutes, result, cutoff and much more.

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All about SNAP:

SNAP Important Dates 2017

 

The table below reflects the tentative important dates for SNAP 2017:

 

Expected Schedule for SNAP 2017

Events

Dates

SNAP Test Registration

Third week of August

SNAP Last Date of Registration

Third week of November

SNAP Last Date for Fee Payment

Fourth week of November

SNAP Admit Card Availability

First week of December

SNAP 2017 Exam Date

Third week of December

SNAP 2017 Result

Second week of January

SNAP 2017 Short listing of candidates for GE, PI & WAT

Third week of January, 2018

General Exercise (GE), Personal Interaction (PI) & Writing Ability Test (WAT)

First week of February, 2018

SNAP 2017 Final Merit List

Fourth week of February, 2018

SNAP Eligibility Criteria 2017

 

The candidates must fulfill the below mentioned eligibility criteria for SNAP 2017.

  • Candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised institute/ university with at least 50 per cent aggregate marks.

  • Candidate belonging to SC/ ST should have a minimum of 45 per cent aggregate marks at the graduation level.

  • All foreign degrees/ qualifications should to be verified from AIU by the candidate before seeking admission to any programme of SIU.

  • Final year graduation students are also eligible to apply for SNAP 2017. However, they must complete their degree with requisite aggregate percentage or equivalent CGPA at the time of admission.

SNAP Reservation Guidelines

As per UGC regulations, the reservation guidelines to get enrolled in any programme at the institutes of SIU (except Symbiosis Institutes of Management Studies) are given below:

 

1. Within Sanctioned Intake

Category

Reservation

SC

15 per cent

ST

7.5 per cent

DA

3 per cent

2. Over and Above Intake

Category

Reservation

Kashmiri Migrants

Two seats per programme

International Candidates

15 per cent

Candidates belonging to category other than Open are required to submit valid supporting document(s) at the time of GE-PI and WAT (if shortlisted).

 

SNAP Application Form 2017

 

The application process for SNAP 2017 is expected to commence from the third week of August. Candidates are advised to fill the SNAP 2017 application form accurately along with the payment of the requisite fee for successful registration.

 

Steps to fill SNAP Application Form 2017

  • Candidates require to visit the official website and click on register button.

  • Aspirants need to fill in the required details in the application from.

  • Candidates must upload their latest coloured passport size photo at the time of online registration for SNAP 2017.

  • Aspirants will have to pay the application fee for SNAP 2017.

Note: Any changes in the online application form of SNAP 2017 will be allowed only up to the closing date of registration. No changes will be entertained after closing date under any circumstances.

 

Application Fee for SNAP 2017

  • Candidates need to pay a non-refundable exam fee of Rs.1500.
  • The mode of application fee payment is through Credit Card, Net Banking, Cash and Demand Draft.

SNAP Exam Centres 2017

 

It is expected that SNAP 2017 will be conducted in around 32 cities all over India. The candidate can choose one city to appear for SNAP exam. The name of the test centre, address and other information will be mentioned on the admit card. Candidates can check the below mentioned list of SNAP 2017 exam centres:

 

SNAP 2017 Exam Cities

Agra

Gurgaon

Mumbai

Ahmedabad

Guwahati

Nagpur

Allahabad

Hyderabad

Nashik

Bengaluru

Indore

Noida

Bhopal

Jaipur

Patna

Bhubaneshwar

Jamshedpur

Pune

Chandigarh

Kanpur

Shillong

Chennai

Kochi

Surat

Delhi

Kolhapur

Vashi

Faridabad

Kolkata

Visakhapatnam

Gangtok

Lucknow

SNAP Exam Pattern 2017

 

The exam pattern of SNAP 2017 is expected to be on the similar lines as that of last year. As per the last year’s pattern, SNAP is a paper-pen based test of two hours duration carrying 150 objective type multiple choice questions. Candidates will have to choose the correct answer among four options. Test takers must carry a Blue or Black ball point pen.

 

The following table reflects SNAP 2017 Exam Pattern, along with total number of questions and section wise marks.

 

SNAP 2017 Exam Structure

S.No.

Sections

No. of Questions

Total Marks

1

General Awareness: General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Business Scenario

30

30

2

Analytical and Logical Reasoning

40

40

3

General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability

40

40

4

Quantitative, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency

40

40

 

Total

150

150

Marking Scheme: Each question carries one mark. There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

 

SNAP Syllabus 2017

 

SNAP exam tests the aptitude of a candidate for management programmes. The SNAP 2017 syllabus is divided into four sections -

  • General Awareness: General Knowledge, Current Affairs and Business Scenario

  • Analytical and Logical Reasoning

  • General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability

  • Quantitative, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency

The detailed SNAP 2017 syllabus is mentioned below:

 

General Awareness: General Knowledge, Current Affairs and Business Scenario

  • Entertainment

  • Politics

  • Quotations

  • Current affairs

  • World records

  • Social issues, etc.

Analytical and Logical Reasoning

  • Data interpretation based on text, graphs and tables

  • Column graphs

  • Bar graphs

  • Pie chart

  • Critical reasoning

  • Coding and decoding puzzles

  • Line charts, etc.

General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability

  • Sentence correction

  • Fill in the blanks

  • Antonyms

  • Idioms

  • Syllogisms

  • Contextual usage

  • Analogies, etc.

Quantitative, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency

  • Simple interest and Compound interest

  • Venn diagram

  • HCF & LCM

  • Partnership

  • Trigonometry

  • Ratios and Proportion

  • Number system, etc.

SNAP Admit Card 2017

 

Candidates can expect to download the SNAP 2017 admit card from the first week of December. They can download the admit card of SNAP 2017 by entering thier login details. Candidates must paste their latest, coloured passport size photograph at the space provided on the admit card, which should be attested by a Gazetted officer. The admit card of SNAP 2017 will have candidates’ roll number, attested photograph by the Gazetted officer, venue and time of the exam.

 

Candidates are required to carry a photo identity proof along with their SNAP 2017 Admit Card at the exam centre. Below mentioned are the acceptable photo identity proofs:

  • Passport

  • AADHAAR Card (UID)

  • Voter ID Card

  • College/Institute Identity Card

  • Pan Card

  • Driving license

  • Credit card with photograph

SNAP Result 2017

 

The result of SNAP 2017 will be declared in the second week of January, 2018 in the form of score-cards. Candidates can visit the official website to check their SNAP 2017 result. The results will include sectional as well as overall scores of the test takers. The participating institutes of SIU will announce a shortlist of candidates after the declaration of SNAP 2017 result. The selected candidates will have to attend GE-PI and WAT. On the basis of the performance in SNAP 2017, candidates will be shortlisted for Group Exercise (GE), Personal Interview (PI) and Writing Ability Test (WAT).

 

SNAP Cutoff 2017

 

Once the result of SNAP 2017 is announced, the 15 affiliated institutes of SIU will release their individual SNAP 2017 cutoff lists for admission to various management programmes. The cut off mark is the minimum mark or percentile that a candidate requires to get selected for further rounds of admission process. The cut off of SNAP 2017 will vary from institute to institute. Candidates can check the expected SNAP 2017 cut off from below mentioned table:

 

SNAP Expected Cut off 2017

SNAP Participating Institutes

TIME

Career Launcher

Hitbullseye

Vistamind

IMS

SIBM Pune

68-70

75+

72+

60-62

68-70

SCMHRD Pune

63-65

73+

72+

58-60

64-66

SIBM Bengaluru

56-60

68+

68+

50-52

N/A

SIIB

56-60

68+

68+

52-53

N/A

SITM, Hyderabad

N/A

N/A

62+

40-42

N/A

SIOM, Hyderabad

N/A

N/A

62+

40-42

N/A

SIBM, Hyderabad

N/A

N/A

62+

N/A

N/A

SCIT (Energy/Agriculture)

N/A

N/A

54+

N/A

N/A

SIMS (Energy/Agriculture)

N/A

N/A

54+

44-45

N/A

SIIB (Energy/Agriculture)

N/A

N/A

54+

N/A

N/A

SICSR

N/A

N/A

46+

N/A

N/A

SSBF

N/A

N/A

46+

N/A

N/A

SIMC

N/A

N/A

38+

N/A

N/A

SSMC

N/A

N/A

38+

N/A

N/A

SIHS

N/A

N/A

38+

N/A

N/A

SNAP Selection Procedure 2017

 

As per the SNAP 2017 selection process, the shortlisted candidates will have to appear for Group Exercise (GE), Writing Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interaction (PI) rounds. The final merit list will be prepared by Symbiosis International University (SIU). The participating institutes will announce the shortlisted candidates' list by the third week of January 2018. The final merit list is expected to be announced in the fourth week of February 2018.

 

Parameters for Final Merit List

Parameters

Weightage Score

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

50

Group Exercise (GE)

10

Personal Interaction (PI)

30

Writing Ability Test (WAT)

10

Total

100

SNAP Participating Institutes 2017

 

There are 15 affiliated institutes of SIU accepting SNAP 2017 scores. The below-mentioned table brings to you the list of participating institutes of SNAP 2017, which offer various MBA programmes under Symbiosis International University (SIU).

 

SNAP 2017 Participating Institutes

Sl.No

Name of the Participating Institutes

No. of Seats

Name of the MBA Programmes offered

1.

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM - Pune)

220

MBA (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)

2.

Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR)

90

MBA (Information Technology)

30

M.Sc (Computer Applications)

3.

Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resources Development (SCMHRD)

220

MBA (Infrastructure Management)

4.

Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB)

120 

MBA (International Business)

50 

MBA (Agri Business)

30 

MBA (Energy & Environment)

5.

Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM)

120 

MBA (Telecom Management)

6.

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS)

120 

MBA

7.

Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune (SIMC- Pune)

120 

MBA (Communication Management)

8.

Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM- Nashik)

120

MBA (Operations Management)

9.

Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT)

180 

MBA (Information Technology Business Management)

10

Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS)

77 

MBA (Hospital & Healthcare Management)

11.

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru (SIBM - Bengaluru)

150 

MBA

12

Symbiosis School of Media & Communication, Bengaluru (SSMC, Bengaluru)

80 

MBA (Communication Management)

13.

Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF) (Formerly Symbiosis School of Banking Management)

50 

MBA (Banking and Finance)

14.

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad (SIBM, Hyderabad)

120 

MBA

15.

Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS)

NA 

MBA (Sports Management)

Note: The above-mentioned seats are based on previous year’s information. The intake may change for the admission to 2018-20 batches.

 

Address: Symbiosis Test Secretariat,

Gram: Lavale,Tal Mulshi,

District -  Pune – 412115

Maharashtra

India

Contact Number: 020-39116226 / 27

 

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