SNAP 2018 Selection Process

Anjani Chaand Updated On: 10 Jan, 2019 21:37 IST

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SNAP 2018 Selection Process

The selection procedure of SNAP 2018 will start after the announcement of the result. The official schedule for SNAP 2018 selection process will be released shortly at As part of the SNAP 2018 selection process, participating institutes of SNAP follow two steps after the exam is conducted. While taking the exam is the first step, the next step is appearing for either Group Exercise (GE), Writing Ability Test (WAT) or Personal Interaction (PI) round.

Based on candidates' performance in the exam, participating institutes shortlist them for the next round, which usually comprises of either Group Exercise (GE), Writing Ability Test (WAT) or Personal Interaction (PI) round.

The list of shortlisted candidates based on the exam score will be declared by participating institutes in the third week of January 2019. The SNAP final merit list is likely to be published in the fourth week of February 2019. Seat allotment is done on the basis of merit list. Candidates will have the option to withdraw from the counselling.

SNAP Selection Process 2018- Important Dates

Event Dates
Announcement of SNAP 2018 Result 2nd week of January 20199
Dates for GE-PI & WAT 3rd week of January 2019
Release of SNAP Final Merit List 4th week of February 2019

SNAP 2018 Selection Procedure

In order to get a seat in any one of the 15 participating institutes for SNAP 2018, the candidate will need to clear two steps i.e.

  • The first step is to appear for SNAP 2018

  • Candidates scoring the minimum SNAP 2018 cut-off will be eligible for the selection process.

  • The Second step in the SNAP 2018 Selection Process is a GE/PI WAT rounds.

Group Exercise(GE): 

  • It is a process of screening the candidates on the basis of their ability as well as their skills.

  • In this round, a topic allocated to a group of candidates to discuss among themselves for 15-20 minutes.

  • They are divided into groups and each group is given two case studies.

Personal Interaction (PI):

  • The objective of organising a personal interview is to analyse the responses of a candidate, their interpersonal, soft skills, confidence, and thought clarity.

  • The interviewer can ask questions based on the details you filled in Annexure and other information based on the academic qualifications of the candidates.

Written Ability Test(WAT):

  • Written Ability Test is a pen and paper exam. It can also be called an Essay Writing Test. It is basically designed to test the knowledge of applicants and richness of content written by him.

SNAP 2018 Merit List

The final merit list of SNAP 2018 will release in the month of February 2019. The merit list contains the marks and the rank of the candidate that they have obtained in SNAP 2018 Exam. The merit list is prepared by SIU on the basis of marks in SNAP and GE/PIWAT rounds.

The result will be marked with a list of declared candidates shortlisted for the Personal Interview and Written Ability Test round. A waiting list depends upon the vacant seats available in the university.

It must be noted that SNAP Test is of 150 marks, which is scaled down to 50 marks during SNAP Selection Process. 

Weightage for Final Merit List
SNAP Score out of 150 marks scaled down to 50 marks Group Exercise (GE) Personal Interaction (PI) Writing Ability Test (WAT) Total
50 10 30 10 100

Documents Checklist

  • Original counselling letter along with a photocopy

  • All the original and at least 2 photocopies of certificates of 10th & 12th class

  • Original admit card along with a photocopy

  • Rank Card / Hall Ticket

  • Bank draft as per the guidelines mentioned in SNAP prospectus

  • Original degree/provisional certificate if the candidate is appearing

  • Scorecard (if applicable)

  • Medical documents mentioned on SNAP application form

  • 4-6 Passport size photographs color and black and white

  • Community certificate(SC/ST/OBC/Other) signed by the authorized authority

  • Other supportive documents mentioned on SNAP application form

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