SNAP 2020: Frequently Asked Questions & Answers You Must Know

SNAP test 2020 FAQ’s

This year, the Symbiosis International ( Deemed University ) has revised its SNAP 2020 test format. The candidates can apply for maximum 2 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 2020 across 94 cities in the country on December 20, 2020, January 6 & 9, 2021. 

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 2020 test will consist of only MCQs this year. 

Listing out the frequently asked questions below and the answers for them. Check out:

Question: When will the SNAP 2020 exam be held?
Symbiosis will be conducting SNAP 2020 across 94 cities in the country on December 20, 2020, January 6 & 9, 2021. 

Question: When can I fill the SNAP application form 2020?
The registrations have already begun from September 24 and will continue till November 28, 2020. You can register online for the test at

Question: Is negative marking applicable in SNAP 2020?
Yes, negative marking will be applicable in SNAP 2020. 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 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 2020?
The application fee will be Rs. 1750/- for each attempt of SNAP 2020. 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 2020?
Yes, there have been significant changes in SNAP 2020 exam structure which are as follows:

  • SIU has decided to conduct the SNAP test 2020 on three dates. 
  • Candidates can voluntarily appear for a maximum of two tests for SNAP 2020. 
  • SNAP 2020 will be a 1-hour test this 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 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 graduation.

Question: When will admit card of SNAP test be available for students?
The SNAP admit card will be live on from Saturday, 5th December 2020. 

Question: When should candidates expect the SNAP 2020 result?
SNAP 2020 test results will be declared on Friday 22nd January 2021.

Question: Is there any use of Admit card after the SNAP 2020 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 2020 Exam?
To get into Symbiosis College via SNAP, the first thing that an aspirant needs to do is to qualify the SNAP entrance test.

Application Process:

SNAP test 2020 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 2020

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 2020. You will be able to view the SNAP Admit Card, only after the payment is authenticated.


SNAP test 2020 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-PIWAT) of that particular programme.

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

Question: I have cleared SNAP 2020, 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 & WAT to be eligible for admission to any PG program of Symbiosis International University (SIU).