Enroll for Symbiosis Direct MBA via SNAP 2022

Enroll for Symbiosis Direct MBA via SNAP 2022 – Symbiosis International University has announced that SNAP 2021 will be conducted on three dates in December 2021 and January 2022 and the dates are 19th December 2021, 08th January 2022, and 16th January 2022.

In this article, we are going to discuss about the major changes in SNAP 2021, Test Patterns, Registration Process, Marking Scheme, Shortlisting and Selection Process, and lastly the list of participating institutes and programs list.

Symbiosis Direct MBA via SNAP

Brief about SNAP Test

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test that is popularly known SNAP is the common and mandatory entrance exam for MBA admission to 16 symbiosis institutes affiliated with Symbiosis International (Deemed) University Pune.

Every year around 1 lakh students from different disciplines including Engineering, Science, Commerce, Humanities, and even Law students are taking SNAP to check their fate for 2500 MBA seats in all 16 Symbiosis Institutes.

If you’re aspiring to join MBA program offered by any Institute under Symbiosis International (Deemed) University, you’ve to take common and mandatory SNAP Test that is conducted on CBT (Computer Based Test) mode.

You need to follow below steps:

  • Registration for SNAP Test
  • Pay the registration fee for SNAP Test
  • Apply for programs and institutes as per your choice
  • Pay the application fee for the programs and institutes separately

SNAP 2021: Test Pattern

SNAP Test pattern has been changed last year due to COVID-19 in terms of time duration and number of questions.

Earlier, SNAP was conducted once in a year, now it is conducted three (thrice) in a year in December and January. SNAP 2021 will be held on three dates in December 2021 and January 2022.

You can take SNAP Test upto two times and the best performance among the attempts will be considered for the final percentile calculation.

SNAP Test duration has been reduced to 1 hour from 2 hours, and total number of questions are also reduced to 60 from 110.

Here is the revised SNAP Test Pattern in number of questions, and time duration.

ParticularsSNAP 2021SNAP 2020SNAP 2019
Time Duration60 Minutes60 Minutes120 Minutes
Test Timing02:00 PM to 03:00 PM11:00 AM to 12:00 Noon02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Total Questions6060110
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability151534
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency202035
Analytical & Logical Reasoning252536
Special QuestionsNilNil5

SNAP 2021: Marking Scheme

Like other major MBA entrance exams such as CAT or XAT, SNAP also has three common sections – Quant, LR/DI, and English.

Each section has different number of questions making total of 60 (MCQs) questions. Each question carries 1 mark and ¼ mark for every wrong answer. Here is the sectional marking scheme in SNAP 2021.

SectionsNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability1515
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency2020
Analytical & Logical Reasoning2525
Current AffairsNilNil
Total6060

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SNAP 2021: Application Process

There are 16 MBA colleges offering MBA programs under Symbiosis International (Deemed) University Pune for which you need to appear in SNAP 2021 Test for MBA admission in 2022 session.

The application process for SNAP 2021 and Symbiosis Institutes have been started with the start of SNAP 2021 registration process (from 13th August 2021 to 27th November 2021), you need to apply for MBA admission by paying 1000/- for each program in your preferred Symbiosis institutes before they close their last date to apply. 

SNAP 2021 Test will be conducted thrice on three different dates out of those you can select two different dates as per your choice by paying 1950/- as the SNAP Test registration fee.

However, after paying the registration fee for SNAP Test, you cannot change your details in the application form like name, date of birth, category, test city and test date, so be cautious while applying for SNAP Test.

SNAP 2021: Shortlisting and Selection Process

If you’re shortlisted for any program which you’ve applied at the time of registration process, you would to need to participate in the further rounds of the selection process that is GE-PIWAT conducted by the Symbiosis Institutes.

And the respective Institutes will publish the list of selected students based on their performance in the GE-PIWAT and their overall SNAP Test percentile.

In order to get shortlisted for any particular program and institute, you need to score the cut-off for the respective programs and institute based on your SNAP percentile you might be shortlisted for more than one program, and you need to participate in the GE-PIWAT for each program separately.

Here is the list of Symbiosis Institutes with their Expected Cut-off for SNAP 2021 and Fee Structure (Approx.)

Symbiosis Institutes and LocationFee (Rs.in Lakhs)SNAP 2021 Cut off
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune20.7298
Symbiosis Centre for Management & Human Resource Development Pune20.0697
Symbiosis Institute of International Business, Pune16.6693
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru16.2090
Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management, Nashik13.4087 
Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research Pune8.5082
Symbiosis Institute of Digital & Telecom Management, Pune 12.5083
Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, Pune 8.5076
Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune10.7072
Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology, Pune12.0075
Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences, Pune9.4060
Symbiosis School for Media & Communication, Bangalore9.7074
Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance, Pune13.6065
Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences, Pune8.0055
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad13.2060
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Nagpur13.7055

SNAP 2021: Merit List and Selection for Program

Based on your overall SNAP percentile you’ll be shortlisted for GE-PIWAT for the respective programs and institutes, and the final merit list will be declared by the same institute as per your performance in the GE-PIWAT.

Merit list will be done on the basis of following parameters:

SNAP Score (scaled down to 50 marks)Group Exercise (GE)Personal Interview (PI)Written Ability Test (WAT)Total
50103010100

The Final Merit List and Waiting List will be displayed on the website if the respective Symbiosis Institutes.

SNAP 2021: Important Dates

SNAP 2021 important dates are officially declared by the Symbiosis International (Deemed) University (SIU) Pune.

SNAP Registration  Start Date31st August 2021
SNAP Registration End Date27th November 2021
SNAP Registration Fee1950/-
Institute Registration Fee1000/- per program, per institute
Admit Card Download Start Date04th December 2021
Admit Card Download End Date19th December 2021
SNAP 2021 Exam Date19th December 2021 [02:00 PM to 03:00 PM]
08th January 2022 [10:00 AM to 11:00 AM]
18th January 2022 [10:00 AM to 11:00 AM]
SNAP 2021 Results01st February 2022

SNAP 2021: MBA Institutes and Programs

There are 16 Institutes under Symbiosis International (Deemed) University (SIU) Pune accepting SNAP Test score for MBA programs. Here is the list of Symbiosis MBA Institutes and Programs in the respective institutes

InstitutePrograms
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM, Pune)MBA
MBA (Innovation & Entrepreneurship)
Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR)MBA (Information Technology)
MBA (Digital Transformation)
Symbiosis Centre for Management & Human Resource Development (SCMHRD)MBA
MBA (Infrastructure Development & Management)
MBA (Business Analytics)
Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB)MBA (International Business)
MBA (Agri Business)
MBA (Energy & Environment)
Symbiosis Institute of Digital & Telecom Management (SIDTM) MBA (Digital & Telecom Management)
Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS)MBA
Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication (SIMC)MBA (Communication Management)
Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM)MBA (Operations Management)
MBA (Agri Operations Management)
Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT)MBA (IT Business Management)
MBA (Data Science & Data Analytics)
Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS)MBA (Hospital & Healthcare Management)
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru (SIBM, Bengaluru)MBA
MBA (Quantitative Finance)
MBA (Business Analytics)
Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance (SSBF)MBA (Banking & Finance)
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad (SIBM, Hyderabad)MBA
Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS)MBA (Sports Management)
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Nagpur (SIBM, Nagpur)MBA
MBA(Food & Agri – Business Management)

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