SNAP exam demands certain conditions stated in the SNAP eligibility criteria that may vary according to colleges under Symbiosis International University (SIU). All candidates must fulfil the SNAP eligibility criteria given out by the official authorities responsible for organizing the SNAP exam, for appearing in the SNAP Exam. Details of SNAP eligibility criteria are discussed in the article below.
SNAP Test Eligibility Highlights 2021
Applicants are advised to go through the SNAP eligibility criteria before attempting the SNAP application form. The organizing authorities of SNAP have defined the eligibility on various dynamics, including age and education qualifications. Colleges affiliated with Symbiosis University have determined their SNAP eligibility criteria based on the programs that are being offered to the applicants.
SNAP Eligibility Criteria for Educational Qualifications
The SNAP eligibility criteria of various category students in the SNAP exam are different. Candidates from the general category must have secured a minimum aggregate of 50% marks in graduation to fulfil SNAP eligibility criteria 2021. For Reserved category students, SNAP eligibility criteria 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.
SNAP Eligibility Criteria 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 2021. Interested candidates can go through the detailed SNAP eligibility criteria for Foreign candidates.
Note: Candidates who are pursuing their graduation and are in their final year can also apply for the SNAP 2021 exam. But they must manage to secure at least prescribed aggregate percentage to get into Symbiosis University.
SNAP Reservation Criteria 2021
All management institutes affiliated with SIU follow a separate reservation policy and SNAP eligibility criteria as per norms of UGC regulations and guidelines. Details regarding the Reservation Policy have been mentioned below:
- Within Sanctioned Intake for SNAP
Sanctioned intake for the SNAP 2021 exam is given below.
|Scheduled Caste (SC)||15%|
|Scheduled Tribes (ST)||7.5%|
- Above Sanctioned Intake for SNAP
The above-sanctioned intake for SNAP is given below.
|Kashmiri Migrants||2 seats per program|
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.
SNAP Eligibility Criteria for DAC Applicants
Organizers of the SNAP exam, have designed a separate SNAP test eligibility criteria for applicants under the Differently Abled Category (DAC). Within a month, candidates have to obtain an ‘Authentication Certificate’ from the Symbiosis Centre of Health Care (SCHC). The SIU has reserved 3% seats of the total admissions being accepted for the DAC applicants. Candidates applying through DAC will get temporary access to the program of their choice. To check the types of disabilities covered SNAP eligibility criteria for DAC, candidates can refer to the points mentioned below:
- Vision impairment
- Locomotor disability
- Hearing impairment
- Multiple disabilities
- Mental retardation
SNAP Eligibility Criteria for Institutes under Symbiosis University
The SNAP eligibility criteria for different programs offered by various colleges affiliated with Symbiosis Univerisity is mentioned in the table below. Candidates after deciding their field of preference can refer to the SNAP eligibility criteria given out by that particular campus. Candidates are advised to go through the SNAP eligibility criteria for the programme of their choice carefully and do not provide any false proof for official verification.
|Name of Institute||Name of Programme||SNAP 2021 Eligibility Criteria|
|SIBM - Pune, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad||MBA (MBA)||
|SIBM – Pune SNAP Eligibility Criteria||MBA (Innovation & Entrepreneurship)|
|SICSR SNAP Eligibility Criteria||MBA (Information Technology) M.Sc. (Computer Applications) M.Sc. (System Security)|
|SIIB SNAP Eligibility Criteria||MBA (International Business)|
|SITM SNAP Eligibility Criteria||MBA (Telecom Management)|
|SIMC SNAP Eligibility Criteria||MBA (Communication Management)|
|SCIT SNAP Eligibility Criteria||MBA (Information Technology Business Management)|
|SIHS SNAP Eligibility Criteria||MBA (Hospital and Healthcare Management)|
|SSMC - BengaluruSNAP Eligibility Criteria||MBA (Communication Management)|
|SSBF SNAP Eligibility Criteria||MBA (Banking and Finance)|
|SSSS SNAP Eligibility Criteria||MBA (Sports Management)|
|SCMHRD SNAP Eligibility Criteria||MBA (Infrastructure Management)MBA (Business Analytics)||
|SIIB SNAP Eligibility Criteria||MBA (Agri-Business)MBA (Energy and Environment)||
Non-Agri graduates from any statutory University with a minimum of 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 a minimum of 50% (45% for SC/ST) marks at the Graduate level and having a family business in agriculture and the allied sector will also be considered eligible for admission.
|SIMS SNAP Eligibility Criteria||MBA||
|SIOM – Nashik SNAP Eligibility Criteria||MBA (Operations Management)||
SCIT SNAP Eligibility Criteria
MBA (Data Sciences & Data Analytics)
SNAP Eligibility Criteria for International Applicants
The SNAP eligibility criteria are defined separately for foreign students due to various educational system differences. Students from the following nationality can check their eligibility below and proceed for the 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 a 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.
SNAP Application Details for International Students
Once the applicant has gone through the given SNAP eligibility criteria, he/she can move forward with the SNAP application process. 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 SNAP 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.
SNAP Eligibility Criteria Important Notes
According to SNAP eligibility criteria, postgraduate candidates who come under the NRI category and have given their graduation exams in India should compulsorily give SNAP 2021. Candidates must also see the SNAP exam pattern and get familiarised with the SNAP 2021 syllabus to prepare themselves for the SNAP exam. Candidates are advised 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 the SNAP exam but admission will be provided only if they manage to get 50 per cent marks.