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Symbiosis Snap Entrance Exam 2023: Faqs | Application Process | Selection Process

Updated on - September 01, 2023 (Friday)
SIBM Nagpur

The candidates can apply for maximum 3 attempts for the exam out of the 3 tests scheduled. The best of the performance out of the attempts made will be considered for final percentile calculation.

Symbiosis will be conducting SNAP 2023 across 84 cities in the country on:

December 10, 2023 (Sunday)

December 17, 2023 (Sunday)

December 22, 2023 (Friday)

This year, the examination will contain 60 multiple choice questions divided into three sections: General English, Analytical and Logical Reasoning and Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency.

The SNAP 2023 test will consist of only MCQs. 

So, before you appear for the SNAP 2023 - MBA entrance exam, given below are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions by students -

Question: When will the SNAP 2023 exam be held ?

Symbiosis will be conducting SNAP 2023 across 84 cities in the country on December 10,17 22.

Question: When can I fill the SNAP application form in 2023 ?

The registrations will begin soon from August 2023 and will continue till November 2023. You can register online for the test at

Question: Is negative marking applicable in SNAP 2023 ?

Yes, negative marking will be applicable in SNAP 2023. The marking pattern to be one (1) mark for each correct answer and 25 % negative marking for each incorrect answer.

Question: What happens when an application form is submitted with wrong information ? Can candidates get a chance to fix the error ?

You need to ensure that the information you have filled in is accurate since no change in name, date of birth, category, test city, will be entertained once the online payment is done.

Mistakes in the application form will lead to rejection.

Question: What is the application fee amount for SNAP 2023 ?

The application fee will be Rs. 2250/- for each attempt of SNAP 2023. The programme/college fee (Rs.1000/ per programme/college) is to be paid only once.

Question: Has there been any change in the syllabus of SNAP 2023 ?

Yes, there have been significant changes in the SNAP 2023 exam structure which are as follows:

  • SIU has decided to conduct the SNAP test 2023 on three dates. 
  • A candidate can appear for upto three tests for SNAP 2023. If a candidate appears for more than one test, the higher score will be considered for the final percentile calculation and there will be no normalization
  • SNAP 2023 will be a 1-hour test year. 
  • There is no change in negative marking. The marking pattern to be one (1) mark for each correct answer and 25% negative marking for each incorrect answer.
  • Special questions have been eliminated this year and the total no. of questions has been reduced to 60.

Question: What is the minimum academic qualification required to apply for the test ?

Candidate should be a graduate from any recognised University/ Candidate should be a graduate from any recognised University/ Institution of National Importance and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent in graduation.

Question: When will the admit card of the SNAP test be available for students ?

The SNAP admit card will be live on official website

Question: When should candidates expect the SNAP 2023 result ?

SNAP 2023 test results will be declared on the website.

Question: Is there any use of an Admit card after the SNAP 2023 exam is over ?

Yes, the Admit Card will be required in the counselling process. In case the original admit card is lost, a new one will not be issued.

Question: What is the admission procedure for the SNAP 2023 Exam ?

To get into any of the Symbiosis MBA colleges, the first thing that an aspirant needs to do is to qualify for the SNAP entrance test.

Symbiosis MBA Application Process:

Symbiosis MBA  entrance exam application process

Step 1 - Visit the official registration portal at

Step 2 - Click on the new user tab (Register Here)

Step 3 - Read the terms and conditions and click on ‘I agree’

Step 4 - Re-login and fill the SNAP registration form 2023

Step 5 - Enter the OTP & validate your mobile no. Also, verify your email id.

Step 6 - Pay the SNAP registration fee

Step 7 - Fill part II of the registration form along with the required details about your preferred colleges.

Step 8 - Make Payment for the programmes/colleges selected.

Please remember that the Symbiosis Test Secretariat will authenticate the payment details and will send you an email to your registered mail id, confirming your payment for SNAP Test 2023. You will be able to view the SNAP Admit Card, only after the payment is authenticated.

Symbiosis MBA Selection Process:

After SNAP 2021 exam selection process

If the candidate gets shortlisted for a programme applied to (based on the overall SNAP percentile), he/she would be required to participate in the further admission process (GE-PI) of that particular programme.

You need to stay updated with the respective Institute websites for information and dates of GE-PI. The further admission process will be conducted separately for each programme by each Institute.

Question: I have cleared SNAP 2023, is it necessary to appear in Group Exercise?

Yes, it is mandatory for the shortlisted aspirants to appear for all the tests of GE & PI to be eligible for admission to any PG program of Symbiosis International University (SIU).