Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Test 2008 Symbiosis International University

Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Test - 2008

Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Test is a common written test for the admission processes of postgraduate institutes of Symbiosis International University [SIU]

Courses Offered

Degrees Specializations
MBA: Dual Specializations System and Finance
MBA: Dual specializations in Marketing and Finance
MBA: Agribusiness
MSC: Computer Application
MBA: Finance
MSC: Geoinformatics
MBA: Hospital & Health care
MBA: Human Resource
MBA: Information & Communication Techonology
MBA: Information Systems and Security
MBA: Information Technology
MBA: International Business
MBA: IT Business Management
MBA: Marketing
MBA: Marketing Communication
MBA: Communication Management
MA: Masters In Mass Communication
MBA: Networks & IT Infrastructure
MBA: Operations Management
MBA: PM & Human Resource
MBA: Retail Management and International business
MBA: Software Solutions and Management
MBA: Systems
MBA: Telecom Management


A graduate from any statutory university with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST) at graduation level. Candidates passing degree examination by part time / distance learning / correspondence / open school / externally or in one sitting are not eligible. Final year appearing students can apply but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST) at qualifying examination.

SNAP Test Structure

SNAP Test duration is 120 minutes.

SNAP Test is an objective test. Each question has 4 responses. Candidate should choose an appropriate response. Each wrong answer attracts 25% negative marks.

1. General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability – Marks: 40

2. Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency – Marks: 40

3. General Awareness: General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Business Scenario – Marks: 40

4. Analytical & Logical Reasoning – Marks: 60

Total Marks- 180

Application Process

Step 1. Register for SNAP Test at www.snaptest.org. This will generate your SNAP ID. For different modes of payment different ‘ Payment Advice’ formats are created. Choose a payment mode and print a ‘Payment Advice’ form online.

Step 2. Fee of appearing in the entrance examination conducted by Symbiosis Test Secretariat is Rs. 1000/-. Please note that this fees is non refundable and no claims for refund will be entertained on any account whatsoever.

Payment of SNAP fee can be made in either of the following mode.

i) Cash:

You may pay cash only at an Axis Bank branch. Print ‘Axis Bank Challan’ which is in 3 parts. Pay Rs. 1000/- in cash at any Axis Bank branch in your city. Refer to the list of branches on the website. The bank will return two stamped parts of the ‘Axis Bank Challan’ to you. The ‘Student copy’ is your receipt.

Candidates should send the cash deposit challan [Symbiosis Copy]

Symbiosis International University
Symbiosis Test Secretariat,
Symbiosis Knowledge Village, Near Lupin Research Park,
Via Sus Road, Gram: Lavale, Tal : Mulshi, Dist.: Pune – 411042
Phone: 020-39116226 / 27
Telefax: 020-39116228

ii) Demand Draft

Get a demand draft for Rs. 1000/- from any Nationalized Bank in favour of “Symbiosis Test Secretariat” payable at Pune.

Candidates desiring to pay the fees by Demand Draft should send the demand draft and payment advice form to the above given address.


You may pay directly through either Master or Visa card online. Follow the instructions on the website.

The SNAP website [www.snap-test.org] has the facility for online purchase of prospectus and application form for some institutes under Symbiosis International University.

Online sale of prospectus will continue only up to January 9th 2009. Thereafter the candidates are requested to contact the Institute directly. Prospectus may be purchased online for the following institutes.

• Symbiosis Institute of Business Management [SIBM]. Pune
• Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research [SICSR]. Pune
• Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication [SIMC]. Pune
• Symbiosis Institute of International Business [SIIB]. Pune
• Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development. [SCMHRD]. Pune
• Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management. [SITM]. Pune
• Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology [SCIT]. Pune
• Symbiosis Institute of Geoinformatics [SIG]. Pune
• Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management [SIOM]. Nashik
• Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences. [SIHS]. Pune
• Symbiosis Institute of Business Management [SIBM]. Bangalore

Step 3. Admit Card will be available online from 7th December till 21st December 2008 online. It should be printed from the website. Ensure the following.

Print the Admit Card online
Paste your own photograph on the printed Admit Card.
Bring the Admit card with the pasted photograph to the Test Center in addition to a photo-identity card. An acceptable photo identity is any one of

• Passport
• Driving license
• College / Institute identity card,
• Credit card with photograph.
• PAN Card

At the time of the written test, it is mandatory to produce the photo identity as described here. Symbiosis Authorized Person will verify and authenticate your Admit Card against the photo-id.

Please preserve this authenticated Admit Card for further selection processes of individual Institutes

Test Cities

SNAP Test is conducted in 29 cities. A candidate may choose one city. The centre and its address will be printed on the Admit Card, for candidate’s information.

• Agra
• Ahmedabad
• Allahabad
• Banglore
• Bhopal
• Bhubaneshwar
• Chandigarh
• Chennai
• Delhi
• Faridabad
• Gurgaon
• Guwahati
• Hyderabad
• Indore
• Jaipur
• Jamshedpur
• Kanpur
• Kochi
• Kolkata
• Lucknow
• Mumbai
• Nagpur
• Nashik
• Noida
• Patna
• Pune
• Surat
• Vashi
• Visakhapatanam

Important Dates

Last Date for Registration: Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Payment Closes on: Saturday, November 29, 2008

SNAP Test 2008: Sunday, December 21, 2008 - Time – 2 pm to 4 pm.

Announcement of Result: Saturday, January 10, 2009

Symbiosis International University

Symbiosis Test Secretariat, Symbiosis Knowledge Village, Near Lupin Research Park, via Sus Road, Gram: Lavale, Tal : Mulshi, Dist : Pune – 411042 India

Phone: 020-39116226 / 27
Telefax: 020-39116228
Website: www.snaptest.org
University Website: www.siu.edu.in
Email: info@snaptest.org


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