About SNAP - 2020
Candidates aspiring to join MBA / MSc programmes offered by Institutes of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) [SIU] have to appear for the common, mandatory Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Online Test 2019. A candidate needs to register for SNAP Test and also register for the Institute(s) offering her/his choice of programme(s) by paying separate registration fee for each programme. If shortlisted, s/he would then need to attend the further admission (GE-PIWAT) process conducted by each of these Institutes individually.
SHORTLISTING & SELECTION PROCESS
Shortlisting for Group Exercise, Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test (GE-PIWAT):
Candidates will be shortlisted for GE-PIWAT based on their overall SNAP Percentile. Please check the respective Institute website for information and dates of GE-PIWAT.
It is mandatory to attend all components / tests of GE-PIWAT to be eligible for admission to any PG programmes. Only candidates who attend all components / tests of selection process (GE-PIWAT) shall be considered as eligible for generation of merit / wait / reject list.strong> Candidates who remain absent for any one of the component / test will be considered as ineligible for selection process of any of the MBA / MSc degree programmes of SIU.
The candidate should be a graduate from any recognized / statutory University or Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes).
Candidates appearing for final year examinations can also apply, but their admission will be subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes).
Note : Admission of such candidate will be provisional and will be cancelled in the event of non-fulfillment of the above stated criteria.
Programmes which require specific discipline / subject specialization need to be checked for eligibility as given by the respective Institute.
A candidate who has completed qualifying degree from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). All foreign degrees / qualifications need to be verified from AIU by the candidate before seeking admission to any programme of SIU.
Important : It is the responsibility of the candidate to ascertain whether s/he possesses the requisite qualifications for admission. Having been admitted provisionally does not mean acceptance of eligibility. Final eligibility for admission will be decided by Symbiosis International (Deemed University).
Following will be the reservation policy for admission to any programme of Institutes of SIU (except Symbiosis Institutes of Management Studies, which has separate policy.
Within Sanctioned Intake
Scheduled Caste (SC) : 15%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) : 7.5%
Differently Abled : 3%
Nagpur Domiciled : 25% (applicable only for SIBM, Nagpur)
Children/wards of Defence Personnel : 5% (applicable only for following Programmes of the Institute)
* Differently Abled Category (DAC) at SIU
In compliance to Govt. Directives on disability guidelines issued by the office of the Chief Commissioner for persons with disabilities vide Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment New Delhi notification no. 16-18/97 on dated 01st June 2001 and University Grants Commission Notification No. F.6-1/2006 (CPP-II/SCT) dated 30/09/2009, SIU has made provision of reserving 3% seats for Differently Abled Category (DAC) students in all the Institutes of SIU.
The types of disabilities covered are:-
a) Vision Impairment
b) Hearing Impairment
c) Locomotors Disabilities
d) Mental Retardation
e) Multiple Disabilities
All candidates claiming admission under DAC will be provisionally admitted under the said category. Thereafter, the candidate will be required to obtain an ‘Authentication Certificate’ from Symbiosis Centre of Health Care (SCHC) within one month of start of the programme. SCHC will check validity of documents produced by the candidates and verify the continued existence and extent of the disability.
For Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS): As per MoU with Ministry of Defence clause no. 13 sub clause (d) The term Defence Personnel would mean only those serving / retired Defence Personnel from the Army, Navy and Air Force who fall in the category of ex-serviceman as laid down via Ministry of Defence Letter no. 36034/5/85 -Estt (SCT) dated 14th April, 1987.
Reservation of Seats within the intake is:
Defense Category- General: 80% seats for dependents (Children / Ward / Spouse) of Defence personnel. (as per merit)
Defense category- Special: 10% seats for dependents (Children / Ward / Spouse) of Defence personnel a) killed in action (war, counter insurgency or war like operation), or b) disabled in action (war, counter insurgency or war like operation), with more than 50% disability, or c) who have died while in service.
Open / Industry Category: 10% seats are in open category to civilian candidates under open or sponsored / recommended by the Industry (as per merit).
Reservation of Seats over and above intake:
Officers of Armed Forces on Study Leave as authorized by respective Services HQs are granted automatic admission subject to meeting eligibility criteria.
Registration starts on 16 August 2019 (Friday)
Registration Closes on 23 November 2019 (Saturday)
Payment Closes on 23 November 2019 (Saturday)
Admit Card Live on (www.snaptest.org) 02 December 2019 (Monday)
SNAP Online Test 2019 15 December 2019 (Sunday)
Time: 14.00-16.00 hours
Announcement of Result 10 January 2020 (Friday)
IMPORTANT GUIDELINES REGARDING SNAP 2019 ONLINE TEST
The candidate is required to report at the Test Centre by 12.00 hours to undergo, admit card and ID proof verification, digital finger print scan and biometrics will be captured.
After 14.10 hours no candidate will be allowed to appear for the SNAP Test 2019.
The SNAP Test 2019 will close at 16.00 hours, under any circumstances NO EXTRA TIME will be given to any candidate.
Cell phones, calculators, watch calculators, alarm clocks, digital watches with built in calculators / memory or any electronics gadgets will not be allowed in the examination hall.
The Test Invigilator will check your Admit Card and ID proof and authenticate the same.
Duration of the test is 120 minutes, i.e. from 14.00 to 16.00 hours. The candidate may attempt any section in any order.
Candidates will not be allowed to leave the hall till 14.45 hours. After submission of the test candidate will not be allowed to re-enter the test hall.
Candidates found using any unfair means will forfeit their chance of being considered for admission and will be debarred from receiving SNAP 2019 scores.
The scores published by the Symbiosis Test Secretariat shall be final and shall not be subject to any appeal or revaluation.
Differently Abled category candidates are requested to contact STS with scanned copies of their Medical Certificates for ascertaining percentage of their disability. (email: firstname.lastname@example.org). Candidates failing to do this will be considered under the Open Category.
Note : If candidate selects Differently Abled Category in SNAP 2019 Application form and s/he requires writer facility please note SIU will not be providing scribe/writer. Candidate has to make her/his own arrangement for writer. The qualification of writer should be ‘maximum second year of graduation and minimum matriculation.
IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS REGARDING ADMIT CARD
SNAP Test Admit Card should be printed from the SNAP website [snaptest.org] Admit Card will be available from 02 (Monday) till 15 December 2019 (Sunday).
Please ensure that your latest passport size, colour photograph is pasted on the Admit Card at the place provided for before appearing for the test (Your photograph should not be more than three months old)
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,
Voter ID Card.
AADHAR Card (UID)
An authorized person will verify and authenticate your Admit Card against the photo-id on the day of the test. Please preserve this authenticated Admit Card for further GE-PIWAT processes.
Candidates should note that an authenticated Admit Card is an important document without which the candidate will not be permitted to appear for further selection processes of SIU. If the Authenticated Admit card is lost, a duplicate Admit Card will not be issued. It should be retained till the admission process is over.
No change of test city requests will be entertained once candidate has completed Payment for SNAP Test 2019. Test City allocation is made based on date of payment for SNAP. The earlier you pay, the higher chances of securing a Test City of your choice.
Candidates are advised to locate allocated test center at least a day in advance to avoid any issue on the day of the test.
Travel and staying arrangements will need to be done by the candidates.
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