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What Is A Good Score / Percentile in SNAP 2020?

Abhinav Chamoli
Abhinav ChamoliPublished On: January 22, 2021 | SNAP

With a lot of changes introduced in the exam pattern, candidates are wondering what will be a good score in SNAP 2020. Now that we have taken a good look at the SNAP 2020 exam analysis, we have the answer for you in this article.

What Is A Good Score / Percentile in SNAP 2020?

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test or SNAP 2020 is an exam conducted by Symbiosis International Deemed University (SIU) for admission to its Master of Business Administration (MBA) courses. Slot 1 and Slot 2 of SNAP 2020 were conducted on December 20 and January 6 respectively. The Slot 3 was held on January 9. The SNAP 2020 Result has also been declared on the official website on January 21, 2021. Applicants can enter the SNAP id and Password to obtain the result.

SNAP is a mandatory exam that every candidate seeking MBA admission in Symbiosis has to appear for. Since no other MBA entrance exam except SNAP is accepted by SIU, it is very important to score a good score in SNAP 2020. In this article, we explore 'what is a good score in SNAP 2020'. Along with that, we explain what is SNAP score, how is SNAP percentile calculated and how to get a good score in SNAP 2020.

What is SNAP Score?

SNAP Score is a sum total of the marks scored by the candidate by answering questions in the exam. It is a metric used to calculate merit in the SNAP Selection Process based on which admissions are conducted by SIU. When calculating the SNAP score, the SNAP exam pattern and marking scheme are taken into account. Given below are the factors that affect the SNAP score of a candidate.

  • No. of Correct Answers in SNAP

  • No. of Wrong Answers in SNAP

  • SNAP Marking Scheme

SNAP 2020 Section-Wise Scoring Pattern

Given below is the section-wise scoring pattern of SNAP 2020.


No. of Questions

Marks Allocated

General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability



Analytical & Logical Reasoning



Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency






Also Read: Colleges Accepting SNAP 2020 Scores: Courses, Cutoff, Results

What is SNAP Percentile?

The percentage of a candidate who scored less than a candidate in SNAP 2020 is the Percentile of a candidate. SNAP 2020 Percentile signifies the position of the candidate with respect to others who appeared for the exam. The rank of a candidate is used to calculate their percentile. The following formula is used to determine the SNAP percentile of a candidate.

SNAP 2020 Percentile = [(Total No. of Candidates Who Appeared - SNAP 2020 Rank)/Total No. of Candidates Who Appeared]*100

SNAP percentile is used by various colleges to shortlist candidates for their MBA courses. There is no direct way to tell a percentile of a candidate by just seeing their score. However, the following analysis of SNAP score vs percentile can be checked to get an idea.

SNAP 2020 Score vs Percentile

What is a Good Score in SNAP?

A score of around 25 - 30 out of 60 in SNAP can help you get admission in the top colleges. This is as per the new exam pattern of SNAP.  A good score in SNAP is simply the score that helps you get admission in your targeted college. This can be different for different candidates who are appearing for the exam.

Candidates who are targeting the topmost colleges such as SIBM Pune must aim for a score of 45+ in SNAP 2020. However, for candidates seeking MBA admission in SIBM Hyderabad, a score of 22+ would be sufficient. Candidates must check the cutoff scores for their respective colleges in order to set their targets.

SNAP 2020 Cut Off

How to Get a Good Score in SNAP?

Candidates aspiring to get a good score in SNAP 2020 must make sure they have a preparation strategy in place. Candidates must be aware of the SNAP 2020 Syllabus as well as the exam pattern of SNAP 2020. Additionally, it is essential to refer to the Best Books for SNAP 2020 to get a good score and there are also many coaching institutes for SNAP 2020 that help prepare you for the exam. Check the links given below for our best tips on how to prepare for SNAP 2020.

SNAP 2020 Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency Preparation Tips

How to Approach SNAP 2020 Question Paper?

SNAP 2020 Institute Wise Expected Cutoff Percentile for MBA Admission

SNAP 2020 Last Minute Tips - Check What To Do in Last Few Days of SNAP Preparation

SNAP 2020 Exam Analysis

A good score and percentile in SNAP 2020 will also depend on the question paper. If the difficulty level is higher, then the good score would be lower. But if candidates face en easier question paper, they would be able to get a higher score on average. Candidates must check our detailed exam analysis of SNAP 2020 to understand the question paper and pattern in detail.

SNAP 2020 Slot 1 Exam and Question Paper Analysis, Answer Key and Solutions - December 20

SNAP 2020 Slot 2 Exam and Question Paper Analysis, Answer Key and Solutions - January 6

SNAP 2020 Slot 3 Exam and Question Paper Analysis, Answer Key and Solutions - January 9

Also Read: SNAP 2020 Institute Wise Expected Cutoff Percentile for MBA Admission

MBA Colleges Accepting SNAP 2020

SNAP 2020 scores are accepted by MBA colleges affiliated to the Symbiosis International Deemed University. Here are some of the top colleges accepting SNAP 2020 and their cutoff percentiles.

Name of the College

SNAP 2020 Cut Off

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune

99 percentile

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

95 percentile

Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB), Pune

92 percentile

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Bangalore

90 percentile

Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM), Nashik

88 percentile

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

82 percentile

Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM), Pune

80 percentile

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Which colleges accept SNAP scores?

All of the MBA colleges of Symbiosis International Deemed University accept SNAP scores for admission.

What does SNAP Percentile mean?

SNAP percentile essentially is the percentage of candidates who scored less than a candidate in SNAP 2020.

What is a good score in SNAP?

A good score in SNAP is different for each candidate and depends upon their targetted college. Candidates applying for top colleges such as SIBM Pune will have to aim for a score above 42-45 while candidates applying for lower ranking colleges, a score of 25+ would be sufficient.

Is there negative marking in SNAP?

Yes, 25% of the marks allocated per question is deducted as negative marking for every wrong answer in SNAP.


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