SNAP 2021: Registration (Begins from 31st August), Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Application Fee

SNAP 2021 (Symbiosis National Aptitude Paper) is a national level MBA Entrance test. The SNAP 2021 Exam is conducted for admission into the colleges which come under the Symbiosis group including SIBM Pune, SCMHRD, etc. The conducting body for the SNAP 2021 Exam is Symbiosis International (Deemed) University (SIU). As per the SNAP 2021 Notification, the SNAP 2021 Exam will take place on 3 days - 19th December 2021, 8th January 2022 and 16th January 2022, out of which aspirants can appear for the SNAP Exam twice with the higher score being considered for selection.

Note: The SNAP 2021 registration process will begin from 31st August 2021 at 3PM and will end on 27th November 2021.

If SNAP 2021 follows a similar pattern to last year, there may be an official SNAP Mock Test dedicated to familiarizing the aspirants with the UI of the Exam.

Highlights of SNAP 2021

Students who are planning to appear for SNAP this year will begin from 31st August 2021 at 3PM and the last date to apply for SNAP 2021 is 27th November 2021, subject to any further extensions. Students are required to register for the examination online before the mentioned deadline in order to provide themselves with ample preparation time. The SNAP 2021 Exam will consist of 3 sections - General English, Logical and Analytical Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude. Also, candidates should abide by the registration guidelines and attest their eligibility before filling up the application form. The candidate failing to meet the eligibility criteria would not be allowed to take the examination.

The SNAP 2021 Exam will be conducted across several centers in India and will have a total duration of 60 minutes. The SNAP 2021 Exam Pattern is as given below:

Aspirants will have the option of appearing twice for the SNAP Exam and the higher score will be considered for the further selection processes i.e. GE-PI-WAT.

SNAP 2021- Important Dates

With the announcement of the SNAP 2021 Notification, the details regarding the important dates of SNAP 2021 have also been announced. The important dates to keep in mind for the SNAP 2021 Exam are:

Exam Related Events

Important Dates

SNAP 2021 official notification

31st August 2021

Availability of online application/ registration form

31st August 2021

Registration deadline

27th November 2021

Payment deadline

27th November 2021

Admit card availability

4th December 2021

Date of examination

19th December 2021, 8th January 2022, 16th January 2022

Time Duration = 1 hours

Announcement of result

1st February 2022

Selection rounds in 16 Symbiosis Member Institutes including SIBM and SCHMRD Pune

February 2022

Group Discussion, Personal Interview or WAT selection rounds

February/March 2022

SNAP 2021 Declaration of Online Merit List

March 2022

A brief overview of SNAP 2021

SNAP 2021 Exam Pattern

SNAP exam is an online test which comprises 3 sections - General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability; Quantitative, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency; Analytical and Logical Reasoning. The overall test duration is expected to be 60 minutes.

The total number of questions in the SNAP 2021 Exam will be 60 with the marking scheme being a reward of 1 mark for each correctly solved question and a penalty of 0.25 marks for each error. The tabulated information on the same is given as under:


Number of Questions

Total Marks

Marking Scheme

General English




Analytical & Logical Reasoning




Quantitative, DI and Data Sufficiency








SNAP 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Students who are eligible to appear for SNAP 2021 should pursue a bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized university with a minimum aggregate of:

1.Students in their final year can also apply but their admission is subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidates)

2.A candidate having completed his qualifying degree from a foreign university is required to submit an equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities to be eligible.

SNAP 2021 Registration Process

The SNAP 2021 registration process will begin from 31st August at 3PM and will continue till 27th November 2021. The SNAP 2021 Admit Card will be released on 4th December 2021 with the SNAP 2021 Exam being conducted on 3 days - 19th December 2021 (2-3PM), 8th January 2022 (10-11AM) and 16th January 2022 (10-11AM)

The overall registration process is quite straightforward. It consists of the initial registration which requires your personal details such as:

The next stage of the SNAP 2021 Registration is the payment which can be done via BillDesk or Easebuzz Gateway or through Netbanking or Demand Draft. You can also use mobile wallets like Paytm or Payment through UPI (Google pay, PhonePe etc) Following this, you need to fill the Registration Form 2 to complete the SNAP 2021 Registration process.

SNAP 2021: Steps to Register for the exam

Follow the below mentioned steps in order to register successfully for SNAP 2021:

You would also have to register for your preferred symbiosis institute differently and complete the admission form including the details of the same.

SNAP 2021: Application Form Fee Payment

The candidate may pay through

Pay the SNAP test fee of Rs.1950 /- as per the instructions mentioned on the website for Payment of SNAP Test fee.


Submit a Demand Draft (DD) of Rs. 1950/- from any Nationalized Bank in favour of "Symbiosis Test Secretariat" payable at Pune.

Choose the mode of Payment as 'DD Payment' in the '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: +91-20-28116226/27

SNAP 2021 Syllabus

According to the analysis of the last 2 years, the most dominant topics in each SNAP Section is as follows:

Section 1: General English

Symbiosis International University can introduce new alterations in the overall format of SNAP form 2021. To prepare for the updated syllabus of SNAP 2021 which will be along the lines of previous year SNAP papers, candidates need to pep up their learning strategy. General English section is a pure evaluation of the candidate's reading, grammar and vocabulary skills.

This section will contain a total of 15 questions. All questions will be MCQ type questions. No Non MCQ type questions will be asked in this section. Each question will carry 1 mark. A student can score maximum 15 marks in this section.

General English Section

Some key points about SNAP Reading Comprehension

Verbal Ability

Section 2: Analytical & Logical Reasoning

Reasoning is the analytical and logical review of the candidate’s decision-making skills. This section contains a total of 25 questions. All questions will be MCQ type questions. No Non MCQ type questions will be asked in this section. Each question will carry 1 mark. A student can score maximum 25 marks in this section.

Section 3: Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

As for Quantitative aptitude, the focus of the examiner is to check the accuracy of a candidate and the ability to solve complex mathematical problems within the allotted time limit This section will contain a total of 20 questions. All MCQ type questions will have no special questions asked in this section. Each MCQ question will carry 1 mark. A student can score maximum 20 marks in this section.

Here is a list of topics from where questions would be asked in this section:

Quantitative Aptitude

Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

Check out : SNAP Syllabus

Read in detail: How to prepare for SNAP

B-Schools Accepting the SNAP Score

The institutes & their MBA programmes under the aegis of Symbiosis International University which accept SNAP score are:

Name of the Institute


SNAP Cut off Percentile

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM, Pune)


MBA (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)


Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR, Pune)

MBA (Information Technology)

MSc (System Security)

M.Sc. (Computer Applications)

Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD, Pune)


MBA (Infrastructure Management)

MBA (Business Analytics)


Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB, Pune)

MBA (International Business)

MBA (Agri-Business)

MBA (Energy & Environment)


Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM, Pune)

MBA (Telecom Management)


Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS, Pune)



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

MBA (Communication Management)



Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM, Nashik)

MBA (Operations Management)


Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT, Pune)

MBA (Information Technology Business Management)

MBA (Data Science and Data Analytics)


Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS, Pune)

MBA (Hospital & Healthcare Management)


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



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

MBA (Communication Management)


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

MBA (Banking and Finance)


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



Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS, Pune)

MBA (Sports Sciences)