According to SIU (Symbiosis International University), the hustle of SNAP eligibility criteria needs to be overcome by aspiring students to be considered to be eligible for appearing for SNAP exam. Eligibility criteria vary according to colleges under SIU. The process of eligibility factor needs to be followed by every candidate from an exam point of view and apart from this, candidates who will pass the hurdle of eligibility will only be allowed to take part in the SNAP exam.
SNAP Eligibility 2020
SNAP eligibility criteria need to be followed by every aspiring candidate and understand the SNAP exam pattern, whoever takes part in this exam. Details of eligibility criteria should be checked thoroughly by every candidate such that they should not miss out on any important updates regarding eligibility scenarios. Once eligibility criteria are met candidates can proceed to take part in the SNAP exam. Candidates must check SNAP eligibility criteria 2020 before they fill the SNAP 2020 application form. Details involved in the eligibility section which every candidate needs to follow are mentioned below.
The eligibility criteria of various category students in SNAP exam is different. So candidates have to be sure about the category while registering for SNAP exam. Candidates from the General category must have secured a minimum aggregate of 50% marks in graduation to fulfil SNAP 2020 eligibility criteria. Eligibility criteria for Reserved category students is a minimum aggregate of 45% marks in graduation.
Note: 5% marks relaxation is provided to all those candidates who belong to SC/ST. Candidates having backlogs or have failed in any subject are not eligible to appear for the SNAP exam.
Eligibility for Non-Indian Students
Candidates falling under the category of Non-residential of Indian (NRI)/ Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)/ Person of Indian Origin (PIO)/ Foreign Nation (FN) are also eligible to apply for SNAP 2020.
Age Limit Criteria
There is no upper age limit to apply for SNAP 2020.
Eligibility for Foreign Candidates
Candidates who have completed their qualifying degree from any foreign university or institution must provide an equivalent certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) to fulfil eligibility. Its compulsory for foreign candidates to clear an English proficiency test like IELTS or British Council Exam.
Note: Candidates who are pursuing their graduation and are in their final year can also apply for the SNAP 2020 exam. But they must manage to secure at least prescribed aggregate percentage to get into Symbiosis University.
SNAP 2020 Reservation
All management institutes affiliated with SIU follow a separate reservation policy and eligibility criteria as per norms of UGC regulations and guidelines. Details regarding Reservation Policy have been mentioned below:
Within Sanctioned Intake for SNAP
Sanctioned intake for the SNAP 2020 exam is given below.
- Scheduled Caste(SC) - 15%
- Scheduled Tribes(ST) - 7.5%
- Differently Abled - 3%
Above Sanctioned Intake for SNAP
The above-sanctioned intake for SNAP is given below.
- Kashmiri Migrants - 2 seats per program
- International Students - 15%
Reserved categories (SC/ ST/ Differently abled/ Kashmiri migrants) students are requested to provide necessary documents issued by competent authority as proof. The candidate would only get admission to SIU once documents provided by candidates are proved to be authentic. Candidates are advised to choose any one category, in case students fall under two of the reserved categories.
Note: Shortlisted candidates not falling under the “Open” category will be required to submit valid supporting documents at the time of GE-PIWAT to fulfil eligibility.
Eligibility Criteria for Institutes under Symbiosis University
|Name of Institute||Name of Programme||Eligibility Criteria|
|SIBM - Pune, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad||MBA (MBA)||
|SIBM – Pune||MBA (Innovation & Entrepreneurship)|
|SICSR||MBA (Information Technology) M.Sc. (Computer Applications) M.Sc. (System Security)|
|SIIB||MBA (International Business)|
|SITM||MBA (Telecom Management)|
|SIMC||MBA (Communication Management)|
|SCIT||MBA (Information Technology Business Management)|
|SIHS||MBA (Hospital and Healthcare Management)|
|SSMC - Bengaluru||MBA (Communication Management)|
|SSBF||MBA (Banking and Finance)|
|SSSS||MBA (Sports Management)|
|SCMHRD||MBA (Infrastructure Management)MBA (Business Analytics)||
|SIIB||MBA (Agri-Business)MBA (Energy and Environment)||
Non-Agri graduates from any statutory University with minimum 50% (45% for SC/ST) marks in qualifying examination with a basic understanding of agriculture and agribusiness and keep interested in the same are also eligible to apply. Such candidates need to demonstrate their understanding and interest in agribusiness during the selection process. Candidates with relevant work experience will be given preference.OR
Non-Agri graduates from any statutory University with minimum 50% (45% for SC/ST) marks at Graduate level and having a family business in agriculture and the allied sector will also be considered eligible for admission.
|SIOM – Nashik||MBA (Operations Management)||
MBA (Data Sciences & Data Analytics)
SNAP 2020 Eligibility for International Applicants
Students from the following nationality can check their eligibility below and proceed for SNAP application process:
Foreign National: Foreign National is a person who permanently resides out of India and does not hold citizenship of India. A candidate must hold a foreign passport and be a citizen of a foreign country in order to fall under this category to apply for SNAP.
Person of Indian Origin (PIO): Candidates who possess a Person of Indian Origin Card (PIO) and are citizens of any other country than India can apply for admission under this category to apply for the SNAP exam.
Overseas Citizen of India (OCI): In order to apply for SNAP under the OCI category, a candidate should have an OCI card and should have overseas citizenship of India. (Overseas Citizen of India are Persons of Indian Origin of certain categories who migrated from India and acquired citizenship of a foreign country, other than Pakistan and Bangladesh.)
Non-Resident Indian (NRI): A candidate will be considered to be an NRI if he/she has given 10+2 or graduation exam from a country outside India. It is compulsory that a candidate should have completed at least one of 2 qualifying exams outside India to apply for SNAP.
Details for International Students to apply for SNAP Exam
International students who are applying for SNAP should check the below-mentioned details before appearing for the exam:
- Candidates applying under Foreign Nationals/OCI/PIO category must have passed an English Proficiency Test.
- Candidates have an option to appear either for IELTS (conducted by British Council) or IELA (conducted by Symbiosis). Candidates need to obtain band 6 for IELTS and band 4 for IELA to apply for SNAP.
- Final eligibility will be determined by Symbiosis International University post submission of all requisite documents.
- All International applicants need to obtain a certificate from AIU (Association of Indian Universities) if they choose to apply for SIU colleges. These are candidates who have done their graduation abroad.
Note: Postgraduate candidates who come under the NRI category and have given their graduation exams in India should compulsorily give SNAP 2020. Candidates must also see SNAP exam pattern and get familiarised with SNAP syllabus to prepare themselves for SNAP exam.
They are requested to know if they are eligible or not for a program which they are going to pursue. Symbiosis International University is not responsible if a candidate applies for a program for which he/she is not eligible. Even final year students can apply for SNAP exam but admission will be provided only if they manage to get 50 percent marks.