SNAP Examination Cut-offs 2020
Following the declaration of SNAP 2020 result, all the 15 Symbiosis International (Deemed) University (SIU) institutes are expected to announce the SNAP cut off 2020 for admission to their MBA programs.
The shortlisting of candidates is done based on their performance in Group Exercise (GE), Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI). The SNAP 2020 cut off for admission at SIBM Pune is expected to be around 98.5 percentile. Scroll down for more information about SNAP cut-offs including determining factors, institute-wise previous years cut-offs and expected cut-offs.
Factors determining SNAP Cut Offs
The decision on cut-offs is taken by each of the SIU constituent institutes independently. The following factors are taken into consideration.
- The number of candidates who appeared for SNAP 2020,
- The difficulty level
- The number of seats available in each institute and programs
- The number of candidates who qualify in the SNAP test as they form the selection pool
SNAP Expected Cutoff (2020)
Given below is the overall SNAP expected cutoff percentile of SNAP 2020 for admission to the MBA batch of 2021.
|Name of the Institute||Expected 2020 cut off (percentile)|
Also read: SNAP Exam registration
Previous Years’ SNAP Cut Off (2018, 2017)
The table below contains previous years’ (2018 and 2019) SNAP cut off percentiles (overall) of various SIU institutes.
|Institute||SNAP Cut-off (2018)||SNAP Cut-off (2017)|
Also read: SNAP Exam Answer Key
SNAP Selection Criteria and Admission Procedure
SIU and its constituent institutes start the shortlisting process soon after the declaration of SNAP result. The shortlisting takes into consideration the SNAP cut off.
The next stage of the selection procedure involves Group Exercise (GE), Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI). The process is likely to begin in the second week of February 2021 and conclude by the month-end. The Group Exercise (GE), Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI) schedule are expected to be announced later.
The final marks of the candidates depend on their performance in the following parameters.
|SNAP Admission Parameters||Weightage|
|SNAP Score out of 150 scaled-down 50||50|
|Group Exercise (GE)||10|
|Personal Interaction (PI)||30|
|Writing Ability Test (WAT)||10|
Also read: SNAP Exam Pattern
The Group Exercise (GE) is held in two phases. In the first phase, each group gets a puzzle to be solved in a limited time. The aim is to assess the capability of the candidates in coordinating and strategizing as a team. The key to scoring well in GE is to display leadership qualities and teamwork.
The second phase is the group discussion. Divided into groups, each group of candidates is given different topics for debate. Five minutes are given to think about the points on the topic after which the floor is thrown open for debate. In this round, candidates will be evaluated for their communication ability, clarity of thought and ability to convince others.
Also read: SNAP Admit Card
Personal Interview (PI) at SIU follows the typical pattern of getting to know the candidate. You will be asked to describe about your personal attributes and future plans. Be ready to face questions like ‘Why MBA’? This round is to basically assess your communication and problem-solving skills.
Written Ability Test
In this round, you will be asked to write a short essay on the given topic. In some instance, you may also be asked to watch a video and write about it. Your analytical and interpretive abilities will be tested in this round.
FAQs Regarding SNAP Cut Offs
A: Both sectional and overall cut offs are considered in the selection of candidates for GE-PI-WAT round. You have to clear GE-PI-WAT round to be selected for admission.
A: No, SNAP cut offs are different for students belonging to various categories. The above-mentioned cut offs (tables) are for General category students.
A: Yes, sectional cut offs will be taken into consideration for selection of the candidate for GE-PI-WAT.
A: No. Only those fulfilling the minimum cut off criteria will be considered for admission.
A: The GE-PI-WAT for 2021 admission will be conducted in February 2021. The dates will be announced by each SIU institute on their official website.
A: An attempt of around 80 questions with 85-90% accuracy is considered a good score in SNAP.
A: The expected SNAP cut off for SIBM, Pune is 98.5 percentile (overall).
A: SNAP score is accepted by 15 SIU institutes and 20 other MBA colleges.
A: SNAP does not have sectional cut off. If you score well in each section, you have a better chance of being selected for GE/PI.
A: SNAP 2020 cut offs are yet to be announced. You will be able to access the cut offs list online after the declaration of SNAP 2020 result.
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