SNAP 2023 - Exam Dates, Analysis (Available), Result (Out), Cutoff, Admission Process

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About SNAP 2023

The SNAP 2023 result has been released on January 10, 2024, on the official website at Candidates who have taken one or more sessions of SNAP 2023 can access their scorecards by logging in with their SNAP ID and password. Candidates will find the SNAP result download link and the latest updates for SNAP 2023 result in the table below:

SNAP Result 2023 LIVE
SNAP Toppers List 2023SNAP 2023 Result Download Link

The SNAP cutoff 2023 for each SIU-constituent institute will most likely be released in the first week of February 2024. Candidates who clear the cutoff will be called to participate in the SNAP 2023 selection process which includes Group Exercise (GE), Written Ability Test (WAT), and Personal Interview (PI). The shortlist of candidates qualifying for the PI round will also be released in the first week of February 2024. There is no normalization process followed when calculating the SNAP score of candidates. The SNAP selection process 2023 is expected to begin in February 2024SNAP 2023 exam was conducted on December 10, 17, and 22, 2023, across 84 test cities in India. Unlike other MBA entrance exams, the exam authority does not publish any official SNAP answer key and candidate response sheet.

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is a national-level entrance test conducted by Symbiosis International (Deemed University) for admission to the 26 MBA programs offered at its 16 constituent institutes. The question paper comprises 60 MCQs from General English, Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, and Analytical & Logical Reasoning. Candidates can appear for the SNAP exam three times and the best of the three attempts is considered their final score. Find complete details about SNAP 2023 on this page.

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SNAP 2023 Highlights

Given below are some of the key highlights of the SNAP 2023 Exam:

Exam Full Form 

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test

Conducting Body

Symbiosis International (Deemed) University (SIU)

Exam Level


Exam Purpose

Admission to SIU-affiliated colleges and 20 other institutes

Course Offered


Exam Frequency

Once a year (Three Sessions)

Exam Mode


MBA Colleges under SNAP

16 Symbiosis Institutes

Exam Fee 


Application Process

Online; Simultaneously apply for the entrance exam and for institute level Programs

Total Questions in Exam


Sectional Division of Test

3 Sections with different number of Questions in Each Section

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Difficulty Level

Moderate to Difficult

Exam Syllabus

General English
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
Analytical & Logical Reasoning



Exam Duration

60 minutes

SNAP 2023 Exam Centres


Expected SNAP Cut offs for top Symbiosis Institutes

88 to 97 percentile for SIBM Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune, SCMHRD Pune, SIOM Nashik

Exam Helpdesk No.


Exam Website

SNAP 2023 Important Dates

SNAP 2023 exam dates have been announced on the official website. Check the tentative SNAP exam schedule in the table below:

SNAP 2023 Events

SNAP 2023 Dates

SNAP Notification 2023

August 23, 2023

SNAP 2023 Registration Process Commencement

August 23, 2023

SNAP 2023 Registration Process End Date

November 23, 2023 (Closed)

SNAP 2023 Mock Test Registration Deadline

September 29, 2023

SNAP 2023 Mock Test Slot-booking

  • Mock Test 1: September 27 to 29, 2023
  • Mock Test 2: October 17 to 18, 2023

SNAP 2023 Mock Test

  • Mock Test 1: September 27 to 29, 2023
  • Mock Test 2: October 17 to 18, 2023

SNAP 2023 Admit Card Release Date

  • SNAP-1: December 4, 2023 
  • SNAP-2: December 9, 2023
  • SNAP-3: December 9, 2023

SNAP 2023 Exam Dates

  • SNAP-1: December 10, 2023 (From 2 PM to 3 PM and 4:30 to 5:30 PM)
  • SNAP-2: December 17, 2023 (From 2 PM to 3 PM)
  • SNAP-3: December 22, 2023 (From 2 PM to 3 PM) 

SNAP 2023 Result Release Date

January 10, 2024 (Out)

SNAP 2023 Cutoff 

First week of February 2024 (Tentative)

SNAP 2023 Information Bulletin

Candidates must check out the SNAP 2023 Information Bulletin to know all about the SNAP 2023 exam. Candidates will find the SNAP Information Bulletin in the table below:

SNAP 2023 Information Bulletin - Download PDF

Top Management Colleges :

SNAP 2023 Key Changes

While the exam pattern of the SNAP 2023 remains pretty much the same, the following changes were introduced in the SNAP exam recently:

  • The application fee for SNAP has been increased to INR 2250/- per test.
  • The exam will cover 60 questions containing one mark each.  
  • The total duration of the SNAP exam is 60 minutes for each of the three SNAP exams.
  • The marking scheme for the SNAP exam is a +1 mark for each correct answer. So, the maximum score a candidate can get is 60 marks.
  • Negative Marking in the SNAP exam is 0.25 mark for each wrong answer.
  • Candidates can take the SNAP exam up to three times.
  • Test timing is different for the three SNAP exam dates.
  • For final percentile selection, the best performance of the candidate out of the three attempts will be considered.
  • The candidate has to decide well in advance and latest by the last date to apply, how many attempts of the SNAP exam they wish to take.

About SNAP Conducting Body

SNAP is conducted by Symbiosis International University (SIU). It is a private coeducational, multi-institutional university, which has official recognition from the UGC and the AICTE. The University was established in the state of Pune, in Maharashtra, India. The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has conferred an 'A' grade to the university. SIU has 28 academic institutions spread over ten locations across:





In Pune, SIU has multiple campuses at:


Senapati Bapat Road

Viman Nagar


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Contact Details

Symbiosis Test Secretariat,

Symbiosis International University,

Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi, District: Pune - 412115

Phone: 020-39116226 / 27 |

Tele Fax: 020-39116228 

Whatsapp No.: 7709328908


For Technical Queries: 044-40492210/11/26182161

Important Dates

SNAP 2023 Important EventsDates
Registration Date 23 Aug to 23 Nov, 2023
Admit Card Date 04 Dec to 10 Dec, 2023
Admit Card Date 09 Dec to 22 Dec, 2023
Exam Date 10 Dec, 2023
Exam Date 17 Dec, 2023
Exam Date 22 Dec, 2023
Result Date 10 Jan, 2024

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FAQs about SNAP

Does clearing SNAP guarantee admission to Symbiosis?

Clearing the SNAP exam does not guarantee admission to Symbiosis. After clearing SNAP, candidates must participate in the subsequent selection processes, including group exercises, personal interviews, and written ability tests conducted by Symbiosis International University (SIU). Admission is based on the candidate's overall performance in these processes.

In which mode is SNAP conducted?

SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test) is conducted in the Computer-Based Test (CBT) mode. It means that candidates take the exam on a computer system provided at the test center. The entire examination process, including question presentation, response selection, and submission, is done electronically using a computer interface.

When do SNAP registrations start?

SNAP 2023 registrations have started on August 23, 2023. The important dates for SNAP 2023 have been released. However, it's important to note that specific dates may vary each year, so it's advisable to visit the official SNAP website or keep an eye on official notifications for the exact starting date of registrations for the current year.

How many MBA seats are there under SNAP?

In the year 2022, there were approximately 2,500 MBA seats available under SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test). These seats were offered by various participating institutes affiliated with Symbiosis International University, which accepts SNAP scores for admission to their MBA programs.

How many times can I attempt the SNAP exam?

There is no limit to the number of times you can attempt the SNAP exam. You can take the exam as many times as you wish to improve your score and enhance your chances of admission to Symbiosis International University (SIU) and its affiliated institutes.

How many candidates appear for SNAP?

The exact number of candidates appearing for SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test) can vary each year. However, on average, 30,000 to 40,000 candidates participate in the exam. The total number of test takers typically depends on the popularity of the exam and the number of institutions accepting SNAP scores for admissions. In 2022, about 50,000 candidates took the exam.

How many times is SNAP conducted in a year?

The SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test) exam is typically conducted once a year. It is a national-level entrance exam for admission to various postgraduate programs offered by Symbiosis International (Deemed University) and its affiliated institutes. Candidates can take the exam in the designated year to seek admission in the corresponding academic session.

Who conducts SNAP?

SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test) is conducted by Symbiosis International (Deemed University). It is a national-level entrance exam for admission to various postgraduate management programs offered by the Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM) and other affiliated institutes under Symbiosis.

What is the full form of SNAP?

The full form of SNAP is Symbiosis National Aptitude Test. It is a national-level entrance examination conducted by Symbiosis International (Deemed University) for admission into various postgraduate management programs offered by institutes under the Symbiosis umbrella.

What is SNAP?

SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test) is a national-level entrance exam conducted by Symbiosis International (Deemed University) for admission to postgraduate management programs offered by its affiliated institutes. It evaluates candidates' aptitude in areas like English, Analytical & Logical Reasoning, and Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency.

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