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When does the registration for SNAP 2013 start?
When does the online MBA program registration close?
What are the eligibility criteria for taking SNAP 2013?
When is SNAP 2013 results out?
When shall I receive the SNAP 2013 admit card?
What is the duration of the test?
How is the SNAP 2013 designed?
Will there be negative marking in SNAP exam?
When is SNAP 2013 exam held?
How to register for SNAP 2013?
What are the modes of payment for the SNAP 2013?
What is the fee for the test?
What all do I need to carry with me on the day of test?
What is PI-WAT in selection procedure for MBA admission?
How is a candidate selected for PI-WAT process?

When does the registration for SNAP 2013 start?

Online registration for SNAP 2013 starts on 5th September 2013 from 5:00 p.m. and ends on 22nd November 2013 at 12 midnight.

When does the online MBA program registration close?

Online MBA program registration closes starts on 5th September 2013 from 5:00 p.m. and ends on 14th December, 2013 at 12 midnight.

What are the eligibility criteria for taking SNAP 2013?

  • The candidates should have completed their graduation in any discipline from statutory university with minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidates) for all MBA programs.
  • The candidate should have completed 21 years of age and needs to be a citizen of India.

When is SNAP 2013 results out?

Results will be available on the website by 9th January, 2014.

When shall I receive the SNAP 2013 admit card?

SNAP test admit card should be printed from the SNAP website (www.snaptest.org), which will be available from, Monday, December 02, 2013 till Sunday, December 15, 2013.

What is the duration of the test?

SNAP test duration is of 120 minutes.

How is the SNAP 2013 designed?

The paper pattern for SNAP 2013 is given below:

Sr. No.

Sections

Total Marks

1

General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability

40

2

Quantitative, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency

40

3

General Awareness: General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Business Scenario

40

4

Analytical and Logical Reasoning

60

 

Total

180

  • SNAP test duration is of 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.
  • Candidate must use Blue or Black ball point pen only.

Will there be negative marking in SNAP exam?

Yes, there is negative marking in SNAP exam. Each wrong answer attracts 25% negative marks.

When is SNAP 2013 exam held?

SNAP 2013 exam will be held on Sunday, December 15, 2013 from 02.00 p.m. to 04.00 p.m.

How to register for SNAP 2013?

Register online on www.snaptest.org (from September 5, 2013 to November 22, 2013). Upload your latest scanned photograph to establish identity.

Note: Any changes in the online application form can be made only up to the closing date of registration i.e. Friday, November 22, 2013. No change is permitted after this under any circumstances.

What are the modes of payment for the SNAP 2013?

  • Online Payment through Credit Card: The candidate may pay directly through master or visa card online by following the instructions on the SNAP website after the registration.
  • Online Payment through Net Banking: The candidate may transfer SNAP test fee to Symbiosis Test Secretariat account using net banking option after the registration.
  • Payment through Cash: After online SNAP 2013 registration print ‘Axis Bank or Indian Bank challan’ from the SNAP website. It is in 3 parts. Pay Rs. 2000/- in cash at any Axis Bank or Indian 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 or Indian Bank challan’ to the candidate. Candidates need to keep the Candidate copy as payment receipt. Sign the stamped ‘Symbiosis copy’ of the ‘Axis Bank or Indian Bank challan’ and send it to the Symbiosis Test Secretariat at the address given below.
  • Payment through Demand Draft: Obtain a Demand Draft (DD) of Rs. 2,000/- from any nationalized bank in favor of “Symbiosis Test Secretariat” payable at Pune. Fill DD details in the DD payment option in SNAP website and take a print out of ‘Payment Advice’ form for DD and send it along with the DD to the Symbiosis Test Secretariat only at the following Address. The photocopy of the demand draft should be retained for future reference.

Symbiosis Test Secretariat, Symbiosis International University, Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi, Dist.: Pune - 412115.

What is the fee for the test?

SNAP test fee of Rs. 2000/- to be paid from September 05, 2013 to November 26, 2013.

What all do I need to carry with me on the day of test?

Admit card along with photo identity proof should be carried to the test centre at the time of the test. An acceptable photo identity is any one of the following: Passport, Driving license, College/ Institute Identity Card, Credit card with photograph, Voter ID Card, Pan Card or AADHAR Card (UID). Blue/Black ballpoint pen.

Please ensure that your latest passport size, colour photograph is pasted on the admit card at the place provided for and duly attested by Gazetted Officer before appearing for test.

What is PI-WAT in selection procedure for MBA admission?

Writing Ability Test (WAT) is a part of the selection process at Symbiosis International University (SIU) for getting admission to the MBA program. Total 15 marks have been allotted for WAT. It consists of two parts, Part-A and Part-B.

 

  • Part A: Writing Skills: 10 marks
  • Part B: Creativity and Critical Thinking: 10 marks

 

Part A + Part B = 10+10 = 20 marks to be scaled down to 15 marks.

While writing skills, creativity and critical thinking are integral requirements for SIU MBA candidates, due credit will be given to the quality of content while evaluating candidate submissions.

 

  • Every candidate will also go through the process of Personal Interaction conducted by a panel of experts as finalized by the Admission Committee and this will carry 35 marks
  • PI-WAT will be conducted on 7th, 8th, 9th, 14th, 15th and 16th February, 2014 at Pune (Lavale, Hinjewadi & Kirkee), Bengaluru and Noida.
  • Candidates will be able to see his/her shortlisting status in each of the program that he/she has applied for.
  • Candidates will be allowed to choose their slots on line. It will be on first come – first book basis.
  • A candidate will be required to attend only one (PI-WAT) process irrespective of number of programs he/she has applied to. The marks obtained will then be counted for each of the programs for the final merit list for admission.

How is a candidate selected for PI-WAT process?

1). Candidates will be shortlisted for the (PI-WAT) process based on their performance in the SNAP test score and academic profile score.

(i) SNAP score scaled down to 40

(ii) Academic Profile (AP) score scaled down to 10

The score computed as a sum of (i) and (ii) will be the total score and percentile equivalent will be drawn on this score which will be communicated to the candidates as his/her percentile:

Weights for short listing for PI-WAT

SNAP score out of 180 scaled

down to 40

(A)

Academic Profile (AP) score out of

15 scaled down to 10

(B)

Total (A+B)

40

10

50

2). The above score will be converted to percentile and the respective institutes will communicate the cut-off score to the university. University will announce shortlisted candidates for respective program (s) of the institutes (16th January 2014).

3). Each candidate will be sent an email indicating the institutes he/she has been shortlisted for the Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test (PI-WAT). This information will be also available online.