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Major Updates Regarding Snap Exam 2023

Updated on - September 18, 2023 (Wednesday)
SNAP Test Structure 2019

MBA aspirants preparing for the Symbiosis National Aptitude Test are about to start jumping on their beds with joy. But before we tell you the reason, let's cover some basics regarding the

SNAP exam structure

  • SNAP exam 2023 will be a computer-based test
  • The test will last for 60 minutes, i.e., 1 hour
  • It is an objective test. With each wrong answer resulting in 25% negative marks
  • The important dates are-



Registration closes on

November 23, 2023 (Thursday)

Payment closes on

November 23, 2023 (Thursday)

Admit Card Live on


December 04, 2023 (Monday) for SNAP Test 1

December 09, 2023 (Saturday) for SNAP Test 02 and SNAP Test 03

SNAP Computer Base Test (CBT) 2023

December 10, 2023 (Sunday)

December 17, 2023 (Sunday)

December 22, 2023 (Friday)

Announcement of Result

January 10, 2024 (Wednesday)

Now coming to the most significant change - 

Basically, it's time to throw your newspapers & current affairs subscriptions away. Because SNAP exam 2023 will not have a General Knowledge section! So focus on your Quantitative, General English & Logical Reasoning skills.

Hold on! Don't start jumping yet! Check out all other must-know details first!

Here's the SNAP exam new pattern - 



Marks Per Correct Answer

Total Marks

General English: Reading
Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning,
Verbal Ability




Analytical & Logical Reasoning




Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency







Just in case you don't have complete knowledge of SNAP. Here are a few details -

  • It is an entrance exam for entry into Symbiosis MBA courses.
  • Every year, thousands of candidates register for the test.
  • It is one of India's premier entrance exams.
  • It is held every year throughout India.
  • You can apply for SNAP on

Have you already applied for SNAP? Make sure you follow these guidelines - 

  1. Visit the test center at least 2 hours before the exam starts
  2. From cell phones to calculators, don't carry any electronics. Or you run the risk of getting expelled from the examination hall. 
  3. Make sure you're carrying your admit card & ID proof. 
  4. You can attempt sections in any order. So attempt the easy questions first before moving onto the harder topics.


SNAP Eligibility Criteria 2023

To be eligible for the SNAP exam 2023, the applicant should be a graduate from any recognized/ statutory University or Institution with at least 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes).

Aspirants appearing for final year exams can also apply, but their confirmation depends on them receiving a minimum of 50% marks or similar grade. The eligibility guidelines of every programme are mentioned on the SNAP Test 2023 website.

SNAP Eligibility Criteria for International Students -

An applicant who has completed a qualifying degree from any Foreign University must get equivalence certification from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). All foreign degrees/qualifications need to be supported by AIU before the candidate can seek admission to any programme offered by SIU.

Symbiosis MBA Colleges Under SNAP EXAM 2023

Symbiosis MBA colleges under SNAP test 2023

The SNAP exam score is accepted by 16 Institutes offering 26 Programmes under Symbiosis International (Deemed University). Candidates aspiring to join MBA programmes offered by the various Institutes of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) have to appear for the mandatory Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Online Test 2023.

You will need to register for the SNAP Test as well as for the Institutes of your choosing by paying a separate registration fee for each programme.

Sr. No. Name of the Institute Programme
  • MBA
  • MBA (Innovation & Entrepreneurship)
02 Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR)
  • MBA (Information Technology)
  • MBA (Digital Transformation)
03 Symbiosis Centre for Management & Human Resource Development (SCMHRD)
  • MBA
  • MBA (Infrastructure Development & Management)
  • MBA (Business Analytics)
04 Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB)
  • MBA (International Business)
  • MBA (Agri Business)
  • MBA (Energy & Environment)
05 Symbiosis Institute of Digital & Telecom Management (SIDTM) formerly Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management
  • MBA (Digital & Telecom Management)
06 Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS)
  • MBA
07 Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune (SIMC)
  • MBA (Communication Management)
08 Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management, Nashik (SIOM)
  • MBA (Operations Management)
  • MBA (Agri Operations Management)
09 Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT)
  • MBA (Information Technology Business Management)
  • MBA (Data Science & Data Analytics)
10 Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS)
  • MBA (Hospital & Healthcare Management)
11 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru (SIBM, Bengaluru)
  • MBA
  • MBA (Business Analytics)
12 Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance (SSBF) formerly Symbiosis School of Banking Management
  • MBA (Banking & Finance)
13 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad (SIBM, Hyderabad)
  • MBA
14 Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS)
  • MBA (Sports Management)
15 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Nagpur (SIBM, Nagpur)
  • MBA
  • MBA (Food & Agri - Business Management)
16 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, NOIDA (SIBM, NOIDA)
  • MBA

Important Note: To avoid any confusion always stick to the official SNAP website for the most accurate information.

Best of luck for MBA season!