Symbiosis International University Admissions 2020 to MBA, M.Sc. Courses through SNAP Test

Are you looking for SNAP Test 2019 notification? Symbiosis International Deemed University has announced a common SNAP test 2019 for admission to the MBA/ M.Sc. programs. Check out more details like eligibility criteria, selection procedure, SNAP test pattern, the application process and important dates.

SNAP Test 2019

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test is a common entrance test conducted by the Symbiosis International Deemed University for admissions to the MBA, M.Sc. programs in its affiliated colleges. Candidates need to register for the SNAP 2019 test and also register for the institute offering the program of his/ her choice. And candidates have to pay the separate registration fee for each program. Following is the list of institutes and programs for which the SNAP test is conducted:

  1. Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune: Courses- MBA, MBA Innovation and Entrepreneurship, MBA Leadership and Strategy
  2. Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD), Pune : Courses- MBA, MBA Infrastructure Development and Management, MBA Business Analytics
  3. Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB), Pune: Courses- MBA International Business, MBA Agri-Business, MBA Energy & Environment
  4. Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR), Pune : Courses- MBA Information Technology, M.Sc. Computer Applications, M.Sc. System Security
  5. Symbiosis Institute of Digital and Telecom Management (SIDTM), Pune : Course- MBA (Digital and Telecom Management)
  6. Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS), Pune : Course: MBA
  7. Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune (SIMC), Pune : Course- MBA Communication Management
  8. Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM), Nashik: Course- MBA Operations Management
  9. Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT), Pune : Courses- MBA Information Technology Business Management, MBA Data Science and Data Analytics
  10. Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS), Pune : Courses- MBA Hospital & Healthcare Management, Master Of Public Health (MPH)
  11. Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru (SIBM), Bengaluru : Courses- MBA, MBA FamilyManaged Business & Entrepreneurship, MBA Quantitative Finance, MBA Business Analytics
  12. Symbiosis School of Media & Communication, Bengaluru (SSMC), Bengaluru : Course- MBA in Communication Management
  13. Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF), Pune : Course- MBA Banking and Finance
  14. Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Hyderabad : Course- MBA
  15. Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS), Pune : Course- MBA Sports Sciences
  16. Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Nagpur : Course- MBA

SNAP Test 2019 Pattern

SNAP Test 2019 is a computer-based test conducted for 150 marks. The duration of the test is 120 minutes. It is an objective test and each wrong answer is awarded 25% negative marks. SNAP 2019 will be conducted on 15th December 2019. It consists of the following 3 sections:

  • General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability: 34 Questions and 51 marks
  • Analytical & Logical Reasoning: 36 Questions and 54 marks
  • Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency: 35 Questions and 45 marks
SNAP 2019 test will be conducted at 90 cities all over India. Candidates can choose 3 cities of preference while registering online.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates applying for SNAP Test 2019 have to fulfill the following eligibility criteria:

  • Graduates with a minimum of 50% marks (45% marks for SC/ ST) from any recognized/ statutory University or institute of National Importance can apply.
  • Candidates appearing for final year exams can also apply.
  • Graduates from any foreign university have to obtain an equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities.

Note: Some programs require specific discipline or subject specialization, so candidates are requested to check the eligibility criteria given by the respective institutes.

Selection procedure

Candidates will be shortlisted based on the SNAP test score. And these shortlisted candidates need to appear for GE-PIWAT (Group Exercise, Personal Interaction, and Writing Ability Test). Weightage for final merit list is given below:

  • SNAP Score - 50 marks
  • Group Exercise - 10 marks
  • Personal Interaction - 30 marks
  • Writing Ability Test - 10 marks

Application process

Interested and eligible candidates are requested to register online at the official website from 16th August to 23rd November 2019. Candidates need to upload the latest scanned color passport size photograph at the time of registration. Candidates can pay the SNAP test fee of Rs. 1750/- through 4 modes mentioned below:

  1. Bill-desk Payment Gateway
  2. Easebuzz Payment Gateway
  3. Indian Bank Payment Gateway
  4. Demand Draft

Candidates willing to make the fee payment through DD are requested to choose the mode of payment as "DD payment" in the "Make Payment" tab while registering. And candidates need to take the print of the payment advice form, fill in the DD details and sign. Candidates have to send the payment advice form and DD to the address mentioned below. D.D. of Rs. 1750/- should be drawn from any nationalized bank drawn in favor of "Symbiosis Test Secretariat", payable at Pune.

Address: Symbiosis Test Secretariat,
Symbiosis International (Deemed University),
Gram: Lavale,
Tal: Mulshi,
Pune - 412115
Phone : +91-20-28116226/27

Important dates to remember

  • The start date for registration: 16th August 2019
  • Last date for registration: 23rd November 2019
  • Last date for payment: 23rd November 2019
  • Date of availability of Admit card: 2nd December 2019
  • Date of SNAP Test 2019: 15th December 2019 (Time: 14:00 to 16:00 hours)
  • Date of announcement of result: 10th January 2020

Contact address

Symbiosis International (Deemed University),
Lavale, Mulshi, Pune - 412115
Phone No.. : 18001231454 ,+91 20 28116226/27, 7709328908
Email :


Author: Sheo Shankar Jha01 Nov 2019 Member Level: Diamond   Points : 4

Symbiosis Institute is the pioneer in the field of computer and management education in the various areas such as Personnel Management, Hospital Administration, Banking and Finance, Communication Management etc. This institute also awards M.Sc degree in the System Security and Computer Applications etc.

To be inducted in this institute, one has to clear both the written and oral test where the aspirants have to show their potentials in the different areas such as General English, Analytical and Logical reasoning, Data Interpretation, Personnel interaction, Writing ability test etc and competence in the test would require hard labour apart from guidance from some professional institute involved in grooming the candidates for such a tough test.

The information provided in this article would benefit the aspirants to be familiar with the admission pattern and related procedures of admission including the SNAP test.

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