SNAP Exam 2023: Know the Expected Dates for Registration, Exam, Admit Card, Application Steps, and Result

  •  Content Writer : Gurleen Kaur
  • 28-07-2023

SNAP Exam 2023 notification is likely to be released very soon! As per last year i.e. the year 2022, the registrations commenced in the very first week of August i.e. from August 4, 2022 onwards, and the application window remained open until November 24, 2022. 

Therefore, it is expected that Symbiosis International (Deemed University) in Pune (SIU Pune) will announce the examination along with other dates very soon for this year i.e. 2023. So, the students must prepare themselves for the examination and get ready for the application process without missing out on any important deadline. 

This entrance exam is conducted on an annual basis by the university and it particularly serves as the gateway for the students to take admission in some of the top management institutes. As soon as the SNAP examination approaches, students must be eager to know the registration process, important dates, exam pattern, SNAP 2023 result and syllabus as well as leading top symbiosis colleges, so that they can plan their schedule and grab the opportunities in time. 

In this piece of information, we aim to provide news about all the essential details about SNAP 2023. So, let's get ready to unlock the path to your dream Business-school! 

What is the SNAP Exam?

SNAP, an abbreviated form of Symbiosis National Aptitude Test, is a national-level management entrance exam that evaluates candidates' aptitude in various domains such as General English, Quantitative Ability, Logical Reasoning, and Analytical & Logical Reasoning. The duration of this computer-based test is 60 minutes. Moreover, the scores are accepted by around 15 prestigious Symbiosis institutes, across the country. 


The university has consistently scheduled the SNAP exam on the same dates for the years 2020, 2021, and 2022. Therefore, we expect the same dates for the year 2023 as shown in the table below. It must be noted that these dates are just tentative and the exact dates will be released soon:


Dates (Tentative)

SNAP Exam Registration Start Date

August 4, 2023

Last Date of Application 

November 24, 2023

Examination Registration Fees 

Rs. 1950/- 

Symbiosis Institute Programme Registration  Fees 


Exam Conducting Body 

Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Pune

SNAP 2023 Admit Card Download Starts

  • SNAP 1: December 4, 2023 
  • SNAP 2: December 9, 2023 
  • SNAP 3: December 12, 2023 

Symbiosis SNAP Exam Dates 2023 and Time for All Phases

Exam Dates:

  • SNAP 1: Dec 9, 2023 
  • SNAP 2: Dec 17, 2023
  • SNAP 3: Dec 22, 2023 

Timings for Each Phase: 2PM to 3PM

Mode of Exam 

Online Computer Based 

Duration of the Test 


SNAP 2023 Result date

January 10, 2024

Website Link 


The university may follow the same exam pattern as those of 2020, 2021 & 2022. There will be three sections with a total of 60 MCQ questions of General English, Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, Analytical and Logical Reasoning. Here is the general overview of the exam pattern listed in the table given below :

Total Number of Questions 


Questions Type 


Scoring Pattern 

+1 Mark for each correct answer 

Negative Marking 

-25% for each wrong answer 

Number of Sections 


Total Number of Questions with Sectional Breakup


Section 1: 15 in General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability

Section 2: 25 in Analytical & Logical Reasoning

Section 3: 20 in Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

Difficulty Level of Exam 



To excel in the Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) 2023, understanding the exam syllabus is crucial. In this section, we will provide a comprehensive overview of the SNAP 2023 exam syllabus, section-wise, to guide candidates in their preparation journey. 

General English 

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Vocabulary-based exercises
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Sentence Correction

Quantitative Ability

Arithmetic : Ratio and Proportion, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Time, Speed, and Distance, Time and Work

Algebra : Equations, Inequalities, Linear and Quadratic Equations

Geometry : Lines and Angles, Triangles, Circles, Quadrilaterals

Data Interpretation : Bar Graphs, Line Graphs, Pie Charts, Tables

Analytical & Logical Reasoning

Sets and Venn Diagrams, Data Sufficiency, Clocks and Calendars, Coding-Decoding, Number and Letter Series

Please note that the syllabus can vary according to the instructions of the institute. It is recommended to the aspirants to kindly prepare all the necessary topics for the above-listed subjects. Also, the candidates must stay tuned to the official website of SNAP or Guide Me Career for more accurate & latest information regarding the syllabus of SNAP 2023.


You can start your registration for the examination as soon as the exact dates are released on the official website of SNAP. Here is the registration process that has been followed by the students since 2020, 2021 and 2022. 

Step 1: Registration

  • The test may be conducted on three different dates  9, 17, and 22 December 2023. 
  • To register yourself, visit the official SNAP website (
  • Click on the “Register Now” or “Apply Now” button.
  • Fill in the required details, including name, email address, and contact number and create a password. 
  • After successful registration, candidates will receive their SNAP ID and password at their registered email address.

Step 2: Fill Application Form

  • Log in using the SNAP ID and password received during registration.
  • Complete the application form with personal details, educational qualifications and work experience (if applicable).
  • Select the preferred MBA programs and Symbiosis institutes to which the candidate wishes to apply. 

Step 3: Uploading Documents

  • Upload scanned copies of passport-sized photographs and signatures as per the prescribed specifications.
  • The candidates must ensure that they upload documents that are clear and original.

Step 4: Payment of Application Fee

  • Pay the SNAP application fee through the available payment modes (net banking, credit/debit cards, etc.).
  • The application fee for SNAP 2023 is Rs 1950/- and the programme registration fee is Rs 1000/-

Step 5: Review and Submit

  • Review all the information provided in the application form to avoid any errors.
  • Once you have checked the form, click the Submit button to finish applying.

Must Read: Before you submit the form, you must ensure that you fill accurate details required in the form. All modifications to the online registration form, excluding name, date of birth, category, test city preferences, and test date, must be completed until the registrations are still open. After that, no changes will be accepted by the organisation under any circumstances.

Step 6: Download Admit Card

After the successful submission of the application, candidates can download their admit card from the official website. The admit card will be available on the specified date, as tentatively scheduled.

Important Points to Note:

  • The SNAP application process is entirely online; there is no provision for offline applications.
  • Candidates should ensure that all information provided in the application form is accurate and matches their official documents.
  • Keep a copy of the filled-in application form, payment receipt, and admit card for future reference.

By following these simple steps, you can complete the SNAP 2023 application process efficiently and secure your chance to appear for the exam. Remember to check the official SNAP website for any updates or revisions to the application process and schedule. You must read all the above steps thoroughly and if there are any doubts and need clarification, consult Guide Me Career experts. 


Listed below are the top Symbiosis colleges along with the courses for which they accept SNAP exam scores:



Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune

  • MBA (Master of Business Administration)
  • MBA (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)

Symbiosis Institute for Management & Human Resource Development 

  • MBA
  • MBA (Infrastructure Development & Management)
  • MBA (Business Analytics) 

Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB), Pune

  • MBA (International Business)
  • MBA (Agri Business)
  • MBA (Energy & Environment)

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Bengaluru

  • MBA
  • MBA (Quantitative Finance)
  • MBA (Business Analytics)

Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB), Hyderabad 

  • MBA

Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication, Pune

  • MBA (Communication Management)

Symbiosis Institute of Digital & Telecom Management 

  • MBA (Digital and Telecom Management)

Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM), Nashik

  • MBA (Operations Management)
  • MBA (Agri Operations Management)

Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT), Pune

  • MBA (Information Technology Business Management)
  • MBA (Data Sciences & Data Analytics)

Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS), Pune

  • MBA (Hospital & Healthcare Management)

Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS), Pune

  • MBA (Sports Management) 

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (Nagpur)

  • MBA
  • MBA (Food & Agri - Business Management)

Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance


  • MBA (Banking & Finance)

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies


  • MBA

Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research (SICSR) Pune 

  • MBA (Information Technology)
  • MBA (Digital Transformation)

Symbiosis offers a wide range of programs in various domains, including management, law, media, design and more. Aspirants should explore the official websites of these colleges to get detailed information about the courses, eligibility criteria and admission process. Additionally, candidates should check for any updates or revisions to the course offerings and eligibility criteria for the upcoming SNAP Exam.

To Summarise…
Candidates aiming to take the SNAP Exam in the year 2023 should prepare for the exam on time, as the university may release the official notification at any time. Moreover, this exam is considered a significant milestone in their journey towards admission into various MBA programs offered by institutes under Symbiosis International University. To stay encouraged and updated with further details and official announcements while ensuring a smooth and successful SNAP Exam 2023 Registration process, follow Guide Me Career. Until then, good luck to all the students preparing for the SNAP Exam!