NAP 2017: Last Minute To-Dos

With less than 24 hours left for Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP), almost every candidate is stressed out right now. The exam will take place on 17th December 2017 from 2:00PM and will end at 4:00PM. This year the SNAP 2017 test will take place across 102 cities all across India. SNAP is the common entrance examination for admission to post graduate management/ MBA programs at 15 Symbiosis institutes. The SNAP cutoffs vary from institute to institute. Other than institutes affiliated to the Symbiosis group, there are several other colleges that accept SNAP scores. The table below details the Symbiosis institutes that accept SNAP 2017 scores.

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM - Pune)

Programs Offered :
- MBA (Innovation & Entrepreneurship)

Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR)

Programs Offered :
- MBA (Information Technology)
- M.Sc (Computer Applications)

Symbiosis Centre for Management & Human Resources Development (SCMHRD)

Programs Offered :
- MBA (Infrastructure Management)

Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB)

Programs Offered :
- MBA(International Business)
- MBA (Agri Business)
- MBA (Energy & Environment)

Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM)

Programs Offered :
- MBA (Telecom Management)

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS)

Programs Offered :

Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune (SIMC, Pune)

Programs Offered :
- MBA (Communication Management)

Symbiosis Institute of Operation Management (SIOM, Nashik)

Programs Offered :
- MBA (Operations Management)

Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT)

Programs Offered :
- MBA (Information Technology Business Management)

Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS)

Programs Offered :
- MBA (Hospital & Healthcare Management)

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru (SIBM, Bengaluru)

Programs Offered :

Symbiosis School of Media & Communication, Bengaluru (SSMC, Bengaluru)

Programs Offered :
- MBA (Communication Management)

Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF) (Formerly Symbiosis School of Banking Management)

Programs Offered :
- MBA (Banking & Finance)

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad (SIBM, Hyderabad)

Programs Offered :

Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS)

Programs Offered :
- MBA (Sports Management)

SNAP 2017 Important Dates

  • SNAP test 2017: Sunday, 17 December
  • SNAP Result 2017: Thursday, 28 December

Read: SNAP Preparation Books

The Snap test pattern has been slightly modified this year.The first section will be Analytical & Logical Reasoning section: The number of questions has been reduced from 60 to 40 this time

The second section is Current Affairs, the number of questions has been reduced from 40 to 30. The candidate’s knowledge of current affairs from only the last 2 years will be tested.

The third section is Quantitative Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency. The number of questions in this section are 40.

The last section is General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, and Verbal Ability. The number of questions in this section is 40 as well.

Each question will have four options. A correct answer will earn you 1 mark and an incorrect answer draws 1/4 negative marks. The test carries a maximum of 150 marks.

Last Minute To Dos

There is nothing much you can do at the last moment but you can definitely reduce your stress and boost your confidence with few simple tips so that you can give the SNAP test well. Check out a few things that you can do days before or just the day before the exam.

1. Stop and Repeat


Stop trying to learn new topics. Rather revise those that you have already prepared. Learning new things at the last minute will only confuse you. Go through your old notes, try mock tests. You may skip the General English in the last few days and General Awareness can be restricted to reading the newspapers. This is because you have already prepared for it till now. Rather focus more on the quantitative and analytic section.

2. Meditate


If you have practiced enough and still getting your calculations wrong at this time, chances are that you are stressed out which is very common during this time. Keep your books away for a while. Go to a quiet place and try to meditate for 15-20 minutes. This will help you to release negative energy and also improve your concentration.

3. Fuel yourself


Eat on time and give your body enough rest. Take 10 minute breaks every 2 hours while you are preparing for the exam. Music can be a great stress buster; listen to your favorite music or watch a TV show for sometime, you’ll feel refreshed.

Read: SNAP Exam Centres

4. Exam Checklist


Keep everything ready admit card, ID card, pen and paper etc. Wear comfortable clothes, don’t wear any accessories except your wrist watch and carry a water bottle and make sure you reach the venue on time.

5. Be confident


Be confident about yourself. Believe that you can do it. Go through your exam paper well before answering and think before answering each question. Avoid getting distracted during exam.

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