Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP)
Exam Date: 10/12/2023 Exam State: All India Last Date: 23/11/2023

Exam Details

Candidates interested to join MBA / M.Sc. (CA) / M.Sc. (SS) programs offered by institutes of Symbiosis International University have to take the common, mandatory Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Online Test 2023

A candidate needs to register for SNAP Test & also register for the institutes offering his/ her choice of programs by paying separate programs registration fees.

If shortlisted, he/she would then need to attend the GE-PIWAT process conducted by each of these institutes individually.

The registration process for SNAP and institutes is now simplified.  

Interested can now complete the SNAP as well as program registrations in the same portal (

SNAP Accepting Institutes

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM, Pune)

Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR)

Symbiosis Centre for Management & Human Resource Development (SCMHRD)

Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB)

Symbiosis Institute of Digital & Telecom Management (SIDTM) formerly Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS)

Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune (SIMC)

Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management, Nashik (SIOM)

Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT)

Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS)

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

Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance (SSBF) formerly Symbiosis School of Banking Management

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

Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS)

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

SNAP exam syllabus contains

  • 150 MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions).
  • SNAP test is divided in 4 sections.
  • SNAP exam syllabus ensures that there is no repetition of SNAP questions.
  • The difficulty level of the questions in SNAP exam would not go beyond the SNAP Syllabus.

SNAP 2023 exam Syllabus is not pre-defined by Symbiosis International University but it is based on the mentioned guidelines and current structure of SNAP exam.

Past tendencies reflect that SNAP exam syllabus and pattern overall tests the candidate on the four test sections. 

SNAP 2023 Exam Pattern

SNAP 2022 Exam Mode: Online Test

Duration: 120 minutes  

Number of attempts in a year: Single

Type of questions: All MCQs. Each question had 4 options to choose an appropriate response.

Marking Pattern: +1 for each correct answer.

Negative Marking: Each wrong answer attracted 25% negative marks.

Sectional Cutoff: There was no individual sectional cutoff.

Facility to choose order of sections: There was no pre-fixed order for sections. The exam allowed switching freely among different sections.

Top colleges accepting exam score: SIBM Pune, SCHMRD, SIIB, SIBM Bengaluru and all the institutes affiliated to Symbiosis International University.

Note: A candidate can appear for upto three tests for SNAP. If a candidate appears for more than one test, the higher score will be considered for the final percentile calculation and there will be no normalization.

A rigorous process that has been statistically tested will be administered to ensure that unique types of questions are framed under a specific topic across the question papers.

Normal spread will ensure that there is no unfair advantage to candidates who opt for any specific test / multiple tests.

This will ensure normalisation of the spread of questions across sections.

Furthermore, the question papers will be normalised for the level of difficulty across all three sets. No correspondence regarding this will be entertained.


SNAP Test 2023 will be a computer-based test.

SNAP Test duration is of 60 minutes.

10 December 2023 (Sunday) 

17 December 2023 (Sunday) 

22 December 2023 (Friday)


Candidate should be Graduate from any recognized / statutory university with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ ST).

Programs which require specific discipline/ subject specialisation need to be checked for eligibility as given by the respective institute.

A candidate who has completed qualifying degree from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

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


SNAP Registration fee online: Rs. 1,750 + 315 (GST 18%)

Total Rs. 2,065/-

SNAP Registration fee by DD: Rs. 1,750 + 315 (GST 18%)

Total amt Rs. 2,065/-

MBA Programme application Fee: Rs. 1,000/- per MBA program

To be paid through SNAP website

Mode of Payment: The candidate may pay through

i) Billdesk Gateway

ii) Axis Bank Gateway

iii) Indian Bank Gateway iv) Demand Draft. 

SNAP 2023 exam registration fee, once paid will not be refunded.

Choose the mode of Payment as 'DD Payment' in "Make Payment" Tab. Take a print of the payment advice form, fill in the DD Details, sign and send it along with the DD to the Symbiosis Test Secretariat only at,  

Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi, Dist.: Pune – 412115
Phone: 020-39116226/ 27.

Admission process

A candidate aspiring to join an MBA program offered by any Institute of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) [SIU] has to take the common, mandatory Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Computer Based Test (CBT) which will be conducted at Test Centres. 

The candidate needs to : 

Register for SNAP Test,
Pay the registration fee for SNAP Test,

Register for her/his choice of program(s) offered by various Institutes of SIU,

Pay the registration fee, separately for each program.

If shortlisted for a program applied to, the candidate would then need to participate in the further admission process (GE-PIWAT) of that particular program. 

The registration process (including the payment of the registration fee) for SNAP and Institutes is integrated.

A candidate can complete the SNAP as well as program registration and payment on the same portal (

A candidate may pay through 

  • Billdesk Payment Gateway
  • Demand Draft.

Pay the SNAP Test registration fee of Rs. 1,950/- per test (Government taxes would be additional as and when applicable) from August 04, 2022 to November 24, 2022 as per the instructions mentioned on the website for Payment of SNAP Test registration fee.

iv) Payment Through Demand Draft:

Submit a Demand Draft (DD) of Rs. 1,950/- per test (Government taxes would be additional as and when applicable) from any Nationalized Bank in favour of “Symbiosis Test Secretariat” payable at Pune. 

Choose the mode of Payment as 'DD Payment' in ‘Make Payment’ Tab. Take a print of the payment advice form, fill in the DD Details, sign and send it along with the DD to the Symbiosis Test Secretariat only at, 

Symbiosis Test Secretariat 
Symbiosis International (Deemed University) 
Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi, Dist: Pune - 412115 
Phone : +91-20-61936226/27 

The Symbiosis Test Secretariat (STS) will authenticate the details of the Demand Draft and will send you an email confirming the payment. Only after the realisation of payment, would you be able to view your Admit Card.

Test Centres

SNAP Test 2024 will be conducted in 84 cities all over India.

Port Blair, Guntur, Kakinada, Kurnool, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Patna, Bhilai, Raipur, Panjim- Mapusa, Ahmedabad- Gandhinagar, Anand, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara, Ambala, Faridabad, New Delhi- Gurugram, Bilaspur- Hp, Jammu, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Belagavi, Bengaluru, Hubballi (Hubali), Mangaluru, Mysuru, Ernakulam- Kochi, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Amravati, Aurangabad, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Palghar, Pune, Thane, Shillong, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Amritsar, Chandigarh- Mohali, Jalandhar, Patiala, Ajmer, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur, Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Hyderabad, Agra, Aligarh, Bareilly, Ghaziabad, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Moradabad, Noida, Prayagraj, Varanasi, Dehradun, Roorkee, Asansol, Howrah, Kalyani-Hooghly, Kolkata, Siliguri

Important Dates

SNAP 2023 Dates

SNAP Test 2023 (Computer Based Test  Mode)

10December 2023 (Sunday) 

17December 2023 (Sunday) 

22 December 2023 (Friday)

Registration starts


Registration closes on

23 November 2023

Admit Card Live on (

04 December 2023 for SNAP Test 01

09 December 2023 for SNAP Test 02 and SNAP Test 03

Announcement of Result

10 January 2024

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP)
Symbiosis Test Secretariat, Symbiosis International University,
Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi,
District: Pune-412115,
Phone No.: 020-39116226 / 27,
Fax: 020-39116228,
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