SNAP Test 2021. Eligibility, Pattern and Exam Dates

Symbiosis International (Deemed) University, Pune has begun the registration process for Symbiosis National Aptitude Online Test also known as SNAP 2021 from Tuesday, August 31. SNAP 2021 exam is being conducted every year for students who wish to pursue MBA from various Symbiosis institutes. The entrance test is scheduled to be conducted in the Computer Based Test(CBT) mode. To be noted that the SNAP 2021 registration process is being done in online mode therefore interested candidates need to check eligibility first and then apply through the official website. The official website is snaptest.org.

Changes in SNAP 2021 Exam Pattern: SNAP 2021 test structure can be revised again for MBA admission 2022. The exam can be restored to its past pattern instead of last year pattern. Following are the likely changes in the SNAP 2021 pattern as compared to last year

ParticularsSNAP 2021
Number of SNAP Exams 3 Exams 
Duration60 minutes
Total no. of questions60
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability15
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency20
Analytical & Logical Reasoning25
Special QuestionsNil

Scoring Pattern: +1 mark for each correct answer and ¼ negative marking for each incorrect answer.

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test, popularly known as SNAP, is the MBA Entrance Exam for Admission to 16 Symbiosis Institutes in India. Every year around 1 lakh students from all disciplines including Engineering, Commerce, Humanities and even Law take SNAP Test to get into of the 2,500 MBA seats in Symbiosis colleges. Over the years, SNAP has changed its question paper pattern from paper based to computer based.

Hour duration exam.

SNAP Details & PatternSNAP 2021 (Expected)SNAP 2021
Total Questions in SNAP Entrance Exam11060

Sectional Composition of Questions:

(1) General English

(2) Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

(3) Analytical & Logical Reasoning

English-34; QA & DI-35; Reasoning-36; Special Questions-5

15

20

25

Normal Questions (MCQ Type)10560
Special Questions (Non-MCQ Type)   5 Nil
Scoring Pattern (Normal Questions)

+1 Mark for Each Correct Answer in Quant & Current Affairs sections; +1.5 Marks for English and Reasoning Sections

(105 MCQs)

+1 Mark for Each Correct Answer in Quant & Current Affairs sections (60 MCQs)
Scoring Pattern (Special Questions)+2 Marks for Each Correct Answer of Special Questions (5 Non MCQs)Not applicable
Negative Marking-25% for each wrong answer-25% for each wrong answer
Choice of Answer Options (Normal Questions)4 for Normal Questions only4 for Normal Questions only
Choice of Answer Options (Special Questions)No Choice. Must Write the answer in the given space on computer screen using virtual key boardNo Choice. Must Write the answer in the given space on computer screen using virtual key board
Number of Test Cities90 to 9590+

Step by Step SNAP 2021 Registration Process:


Registration and Application form for SNAP 2021 can be filled up in four steps:

  • Step-1: Register as New User & Fill in Personal Details
  • Step-2: Make Payment of Rs.1750/- online (For one Exam. For 2 SNAP exams fee is Rs.3500/-)
  • Step-3: Register for MBA programmes of preferred Symbiosis Institutes
  • Step-4: Make Payment for Symbiosis MBA Programmes Application Fee