Symbiosis International (Deemed University) Friday, August 30, 2019 1:40PM IST (8:10AM GMT)   Transforming Test Structure: SNAP Eliminates Current Affairs Section SNAP 2019 registration open till 23 November 2019   India Symbiosis International (Deemed University) announced that this year, Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (popularly known as SNAP) will be conducted with a new structure, with the elimination of Current Affairs section.  

Symbiosis International (Deemed University) announced that this year, Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (popularly known as SNAP) will be conducted with a new structure, with the elimination of Current Affairs section.
The University also announced the commencement of the registration process of SNAP 2019, for admission to 28 PG programmes offered by 16 Institutes under its aegis. The online registration started from 16 August and will end on 23 November 2019.
Candidates planning to apply for this entrance test can do so by filling up the registration form online. At the time of SNAP Test registration, the candidate can select the programme(s) and pay the respective registration fee as well. The SNAP Test registration fee is INR 1750/- and the programme registration fee is INR 1000/- per programme. The SNAP Test/programme registration fee is non-refundable. Candidates can pay the fee online through Billdesk Gateway, Easebuzz Payment Gateway, Indian Bank Gateway & also through demand draft. 
This year, SNAP Test carries 110 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) divided into three sections: General English, Analytical & Logical Reasoning and Quantitative.
The time duration for the test is 2 hours. Normal questions carry 1.5 marks for each correct answer in General English and Analytical & Logical Reasoning sections, and 1 mark for each correct answer in Quantitative section.
Special Questions carry 2 marks for each correct answer in the Quantitative section. The other two sections are devoid of special questions. Incorrect answers for all questions will have 25% negative marking.
All the 16 Institutes will shortlist the candidates for further admission process – including Group Exercise (GE), Personal Interaction (PI) & Writing Ability Test (WAT).
Dr. Rajani Gupte, Vice Chancellor, Symbiosis International (Deemed University) said, "We are very excited to announce that SNAP has made some significant test structure changes this year, keeping the benefits of candidates in mind. Each year a large number of students take admission through this national examination process, and we are hopeful that this year, we will be able to surpass the previous year's application records. I wish all the best to the candidates yet to appear for this exam. They just have to give their best. Good Luck!"
The SNAP 2019 admit card will be released in the first week of December. Candidates would be able to download the admit card by entering their login details from the official website (
This year SNAP will be conducted in 90 cities across the country on 15 December 2019 (Sunday) between 2:00-4:00 p.m.
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About Symbiosis International (Deemed University) [SIU]
Symbiosis International (Deemed University) is nestled on a beautiful 300-acre campus, the Symbiosis Knowledge Village, on the outskirts of the city of Pune in Maharashtra, India (in addition to eight campuses in other areas of Pune as well as off campus centres in Noida, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Nagpur & Nashik).
The genesis of the University stems from the Symbiosis Society, a 'Not for Profit' organisation. Its growth reflects the dynamic changes in Indian society. It would not be far-fetched to claim that the history of the University is intertwined with the history of Management education in India. Today, SIU is a clear leader in management education with several of its management Institutes ranked amongst the best in the country and its alumni occupying leadership positions across the world.
Cutting edge technology, smart classrooms and modern infrastructure positively impact the delivery of world-class education. Diversity in the classroom and faculty rooms, internships and value-added activities lead towards the holistic development of students.
The University's ultimate aim is to participate in the task of inculcating knowledge and hone skills which are vital to the professionals who graduate from the University.

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