SNAP 2023 (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test) is a national-level management entrance exam conducted by Symbiosis International (Deemed) University for admission to various MBA programs offered at its affiliated institutes across India. The scores obtained in SNAP 2023 are accepted by many top-tier colleges across India, such as SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, SITM (Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management) Pune, NSB Academy Bangalore and many more.
Top colleges accepting SNAP scores
Below is a comprehensive list of the leading colleges that consider SNAP scores for admission along with their expected cutoff and fees based on previous year trends, as this year’s cutoff is not yet released. By familiarising themselves with the SNAP cutoff, candidates can effectively prepare for subsequent selection rounds, which often include Group Discussion (GD), Personal Interviews (PI) and Writing Ability Test (WAT). Top colleges accepting SNAP scores are as follows:
|College Name||Location||MBA Course Fee (Rs. in Lakhs)||Expected SNAP 2022 Cut off Percentile for admission 2023|
|NSB Academy Bangalore||Bangalore||8.30||Open|
|SIBM (Symbiosis Institute Of Business Management) Nagpur||Nagpur||13.70||55|
|SIBM (Symbiosis Institute of Business Management) Pune||Pune||20.72||98 (Closed)|
|SICSR (Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research)||Pune||8.50||82|
|SIHS (Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences) Pune||Pune||9.40||60|
|SIIB (Symbiosis Institute of International Business) Pune||Pune||16.66||93 (16.20 for 90, 13.40 for 87)|
|SIMC (Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication) Pune||Pune||10.70||72|
|SIMS (Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies) Pune||Pune||8.50||76|
|SITM (Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management) Pune||Pune||12.50||83|
|SSBF (Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance) Pune||Pune||13.60||65|
SNAP 2023 Selection Process
The SNAP Selection process 2023 consists of two rounds. In the first round, candidates need to appear for the SNAP Test. In the second round, there are three steps:
Step 1: Group Exercise (GE)
Candidates who qualify for SNAP 2023 will be called for the GE round. In this round, 7-8 candidates will be divided into a group and will discuss a given topic for about 15-20 minutes. The aim is to judge a candidate’s communication skills, problem-solving abilities, and focus.
Step 2: Personal Interaction (PI)
Selected candidates from the GE round will be further called for the PI round. In this round, the candidate’s interpersonal skills and confidence will be judged.
Step 3: Writing Ability Test (WAT)
Candidates will be given a topic and will be asked to write an essay. The written ability test will be a pen-paper-based test. The aim is to test the candidate’s knowledge of grammar, vocabulary, and writing skills.
The final selection will be based on the candidate’s performance in the SNAP Test, GE, PI, and WAT rounds. Other factors such as academic record, work experience, and extracurricular activities may also be considered. The exact selection process may vary from institute to institute, and candidates are advised to check the respective institute’s website for the detailed selection process.
SNAP 2023 FAQs
Ques: What are the top colleges accepting SNAP scores?
Ans: Some of the top colleges accepting SNAP scores are SIBM, SIIB, SIMS, SIOM, SCMHRD, SITM, SICSR and many more.
Ques: What is the selection process for admission to these colleges?
Ans: The selection process may vary from college to college but generally includes the following steps: Group Exercise (GE), Writing Ability Test (WAT), and Personal Interaction (PI) rounds. Final selection is based on the candidate’s performance in SNAP and GE-WAT-PI rounds, academic record, work experience, and other factors.
Ques: What is the eligibility criteria for admission to these colleges?
Ans: The eligibility criteria may vary from college to college, but generally include the following:
Candidates should have completed their graduation from a recognized university with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (45% for SC/ST candidates), and Candidates appearing for their final year exam of graduation are also eligible to apply.
Ques: Is work experience necessary for admission to these colleges?
Ans: No, work experience is not necessary for admission to these colleges, but it may be considered as a factor in the selection process.
Ques: When will the admission process for these colleges start?
Ans: The admission process for these colleges usually starts in the month of January or February, after the SNAP exam results are declared. However, it is advisable to check the respective college websites for the exact dates and timelines.