SNAP 2023: Check Exam Dates, Registration, Syllabus, Question Paper, Cut off

SNAP 2023 official notification is expected to release by the month of August 2023. The notification will include all the important dates and information related to the exam.

SNAP 2023 is a management entrance exam conducted by Symbiosis International University (SIU). The exam will open admission to various MBA programs offered by the participating institutes under the university. Candidates can have a look at the tentative dates stated below.

SNAP 2023 is expected to be held in December 2023. Candidates who have completed their graduation with at least 50% marks (45% for reserved categories) from a recognized university or institution are eligible to apply for SNAP 2023. 

The registration for SNAP 2023  will start tentatively  from the first week of August, 2023. Candidates will be updated here once the registration begins.

SNAP 2023 will be conducted in online mode. Each correct answer will be awarded +1 and each incorrect response would have a deduction of -1. SNAP Question paper will have a total score of 60 marks. 

SNAP 2023 question paper will have four sections. The sections will cover questions from General English, Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, and Analytical & Logical Reasoning. There will be 60 questions in the entire paper, that needs to be answered within 1 hour. 

  • Candidates can choose to apply to various MBA programs offered by the participating institutes based on their interests and eligibility.
  • Candidates must prepare well for the SNAP 2023 exam and stay updated with the latest syllabus and exam pattern to achieve success in the exam.
  •  Coaching classes, mock exams, and suitable preparation materials can aid in effective preparation for the exam.

SNAP 2023 Highlights

Exam Name Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) 2023
Conducting Body Symbiosis International University (SIU)
Exam Level National
Exam Type Postgraduate
Courses Offered MBA and other management programs
Eligibility Graduation with at least 50% marks (45% for reserved categories) from a recognized university or institution
Exam Frequency Once a year (three attempts)
Exam Date December 2023 (Tentative)
Exam Duration 60 minutes
Exam Mode Online
Exam Sections General English, Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, Analytical & Logical Reasoning
Total Questions 60
Marking Scheme +1 for each correct answer, -0.25 for each incorrect answer
Score Validity One year
Total Campuses 15 campuses
Official website
Official Contact details Call: 18001231454 | +91-20-28116226/27 | 61936226/27Whatsapp No. : +91-7709328908Email:

Note: Candidates will be updated with the latest dates and information here after the release of the official notification.

SNAP 2023 Important Dates

Event Tentative Date
Announcement of SNAP 2023 Exam 2nd week of August 2023
Online registration begins 2nd week of August 2023
Last date for submission of Application form 3rd week of November 2023
Admit Card Download 1st week of December 2023
SNAP Exam Date (Session 1) 2nd week of December 2023
SNAP Exam Date (Session 2) 3rd week of December 2023
SNAP Exam Date (Session 3) 4th week of December 2023
Results Announcement 2nd week of January 2024

Note: The dates mentioned above are tentative and subject to change. Candidates are advised to visit the official website of SNAP 2023 for the latest updates and information.

SNAP 2023 Eligibility

SNAP 2023 Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

  • Candidates must have completed their graduation from a recognized university or institution with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/PWD candidates) or equivalent in any stream.
  • Final year graduation students are also eligible to apply but must submit their passing certificate to the institute by a certain deadline.
  • International students can also apply, but they must obtain a certificate of equivalence from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) to be able to apply for SNAP 2023.

Please note that Eligibility criteria can vary from one participating institute to another, so candidates must also check the specific eligibility criteria of the institutes they wish to apply to.

SNAP 2023 Registration

SNAP 2023 registration is expected to start tentatively by the second week of August 2023 on the official website of SIU. To register for the SNAP Exam, candidates must fill out the SNAP 2023 form on the official website before the last date. The application form will be available online, candidates need to fill the form correctly as no edit can be made once submitted.

SNAP 2023 Registration Process

  1. Visit the official SNAP 2023 website ( and click on the “New Registration” tab.
  2. Enter your name, date of birth, phone number, and email ID.
  3. An email with SNAP ID and login credentials will be shared with you.
  4. Use the SNAP ID and password to log in and fill out the application form.
  5. Enter your personal and academic details, choose the test city, and preferred SIU institute.
  6. Upload your passport-sized photo and scanned signature.(not older than 3 months)
  7. Make the payment of the SNAP application fee through credit/debit card or net banking.
  8. Submit the application form before the last date of registration.

Note: Candidates should keep a close eye on the official website for any updates related to SNAP 2023 registration.

Documents Required for SNAP Registration

  • Candidate’s Name 
  • Date of Birth
  • Mobile Number
  • Contact Information
  • Email ID
  • Aadhaar Card Number
  • Communication Address
  • State
  • City/Town

SNAP 2023 Registration Fee

Candidates appearing for the SNAP 2023 will have to pay an amount of INR 1950 while registering for the exam. The payment needs to be made at the end of the registration process, once all the required fields are filled and updated. Candidates can make the payment through 

  • Indian Bank Payment Gateway
  • Demand Draft
  • Billdesk Payment Gateway
  • Easebuzz Payment Gateway

SNAP 2023 Exam Pattern

Sections No. of Questions Total Marks
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability 15 15
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 15 15
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 20 20
Total 60 60

Important Points to note : 

  • The question paper will consist of 60 multiple-choice questions to be answered in 1 hour. 
  • Each question will carry 1 mark and for every wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted. 
  • The SNAP exam will cover sections on General English, Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency, Current Affairs, and Analytical & Logical Reasoning.
  • Only three attempts allowed to every aspirant.
  • SNAP 2023 will be conducted on three consecutive days from 2 p.m-3 p.m (Tentative)

SNAP 2023 Syllabus

Subject Topics
Analytical & Logical Reasoning Assertion and reasons, Assumption-Premise-Conclusion, Coding & decoding, Critical reasoning, Data Interpretation based on text, graphs & tables, Identifying Strong arguments & Weak arguments, Identifying valid inferences, Puzzles, Sequencing, Statements and assumptions, Symbol Based problems, Visual reasoning
General English Antonyms, Different usage of the same word, Fill In the Blanks, Idioms, Jumbled paragraphs (6 sentences with first and last fixed), Jumbled paragraphs with 4 or 5 sentences, One-word substitution, Sentence completion, Sentence correction, The odd man out, Verbal Reasoning
Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency Arithmetic mean, Arithmetic progression, Averages, Complex numbers, Coordinate geometry, Geometric mean, Geometric Progression, HCF & LCM, In-equations Quadratic & linear equations Algebra, Logarithm, Percentages, Permutations & Combinations, Probability, Profit & Loss, Ratios & Proportion, Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Trigonometry, Vectors

SNAP 2023 Preparation

  • Candidates must have a proper understanding of the exam pattern and syllabus in order to attempt all the questions in the exam.
  • Practice previous Year question paper and also the sample papers to bring efficiency in your solving skills.
  • Learn tricks and shortcuts to solve the QA and DI section within the given time frame.
  • Candidates can join the online/ offline coaching classes.

SNAP 2023 Admit card

SNAP 2023 Admit Card will be released on the official website of SIU. Candidates will be able to download the admit card using their login credentials. Below are the steps to download the SNAP 2023 Admit Card:

  1. Visit the official website of SNAP (
  2. Click on the “Admit Card” tab.
  3. Enter your SNAP ID and password to log in.
  4. Check all the details mentioned on the admit card.
  5. Download and take a printout of the admit card.

Candidates should carefully check all the details mentioned on the admit card, such as name, photograph, signature, test center address, date, and time of the exam. If there are any discrepancies, candidates must immediately contact the authorities. It is mandatory to carry the admit card to the exam center along with a valid photo ID proof.

SNAP 2023 Results

The SNAP 2023 result cum scorecard will contain personal information of the candidate, SNAP scores and SNAP percentiles (sectional and overall). To download the SNAP 2023 result cum scorecard, candidates need to follow the steps mentioned below:

  1. Go to the official website of SNAP 2023, i.e. is
  2. Click on the ‘Download Scorecard’ tab.
  3. Enter your SNAP ID and password in the provided fields.
  4. The SNAP 2023 result will appear on the screen.
  5. Download it and take a printout for future reference.

SNAP 2023 Cutoff

The SNAP 2023 cutoff refers to the minimum score or percentile that a candidate must achieve in order to be eligible for admission to various MBA programs offered by Symbiosis International (Deemed University) and its affiliated institutes.  However, the cut-off for SNAP 2023 is yet to be determined by the participating universities. The cutoff is determined by various factors such as the number of candidates appearing for the exam, the difficulty level of the paper, and the number of seats available in each program. Candidates who meet the SNAP cutoff will be shortlisted for the next round of the admission process, which may include group discussion, personal interview, and/or written ability test. Given below is the SNAP 2023 expected cutoff based on previous year trends:

Institute Expected SNAP Cut-off
SIBM, Pune 98.5
SCMHRD, Pune 96
SIIB, Pune 93
SIBM, Bangalore 90
SIOM, Nashik 87
SICSR, Pune 82
SITM, Pune 83
SIMS, Pune 77
SCIT, Pune 76
SSMC, Bangalore 75
SIMC, Pune 73
SSBF, Pune 60
SIHS, Pune 58
SIBM, Hyderabad 58
SSSS, Pune 55

SNAP 2023 FAQs

Ques. What is SNAP 2023?

Ans. SNAP 2023 is a national-level entrance exam conducted by Symbiosis International University (SIU) for admission to MBA/PGDM programs offered by various institutes affiliated to SIU.

Ques. When will SNAP 2023 be conducted?

Ans. SNAP 2023 is expected to be conducted in December 2023. However, the official dates are yet to be announced.

Ques. What is the eligibility criteria for SNAP 2023?

Ans. The eligibility criteria for SNAP 2023 includes a graduation degree from a recognized university with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (45% for SC/ST/PwD candidates).

Ques. What is the application fee for SNAP 2023?

Ans. The application fee for SNAP 2023 is Rs. 1,950/- per program. Candidates have to pay the fee online through credit card, debit card, or net banking.

Ques. How can I apply for SNAP 2023?

Ans. Candidates can apply for SNAP 2023 through the official website of SNAP ( by filling in the online application form and paying the application fee.

Ques. What is the exam pattern of SNAP 2023?

Ans. SNAP 2023 will be a computer-based test (CBT) consisting of 60 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) to be attempted in 1 hour. The exam will have three sections – General English, Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation, and Analytical & Logical Reasoning.

Ques. Is there any negative marking in SNAP 2023?

Ans. Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer in SNAP 2023.

Ques. When will the SNAP 2023 result be declared?

Ans. The SNAP 2023 result is expected to be declared in January 2024. Candidates can check their result and download their scorecard from the official website of SNAP.

Ques. What is the expected SNAP cutoff for top B-schools?

Ans. The expected SNAP cutoff for top B-schools like SIBM Pune, SCMHRD Pune, and SIIB Pune is around 95+ percentile. However, the cutoff may vary for different institutes and programs.