SNAP Preparation 2024: Section-Wise Tips, Strategy, Sample Papers & Guide

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test 2023 ( SNAP )

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SNAP preparation 2024 is not not very difficult as the exam is easy. It doesn't require a lot of time if you are also preparing for other MBA entrance exams like CAT, NMAT or XAT. The syllabus of SNAP is same as these exam so you will not face many challenges during preparation. All that you will need to do is practice SNAP specific questions and exercises. 

Many of you may have covered a lot of ground in SNAP preparation. With about 2 weeks to go for the first exam session, you need to assess your preparation level. Even though it is an easy exam, you will need to put in a good amount of time and effort in revision and practice sessions for SNAP 2024 in the last leg. Check below a comprehensive guide to SNAP 2024 preparation.

Q:   How many attempts are allowed in SNAP exam?

A:

Every candidate can make three attempts in SNAP exam. The SNAP 2023 exam will be conducted in three sessions in a gap of one or two weeks. Candidates can mention their number of attempts in the SNAP 2023 application form. However, they will have to pay application fee per session. Thus, candidates who are sure of making multiple attempts only then they should apply for multiple sessions as the fee amount is non-refundable.  The scores of best attempt will be taken into consideration for shortlisting of candidates for Group Exercise, Personal Interview and Writing Ability Test.

Ideally candidates must take all three attempts as the difficulty level of the sessions could be different and it may so happen that one session is easy and candidates can score high in that.

Q:   Can I prepare for SNAP in 6 months?

A:

Yes, SNAP preparation is possible in six months as it is an easy exam. Candidates who plan to prepare for SNAP form June-July, need to make focused and doable plan which can be executed in the given time limit. Start, with analyzing the SNAP syllabus. Note down the tough and easy topics. Get hold of SNAP books and make a plan for covering the syllabus in 3 months. Pick up two tough and one easy topic per day across the sections. Once, you’ve completed the SNAP syllabus in 3 months, move to solving sample papers and mock tests. Do it for 2 months. In the last one month, do revision and work on topics that you could not touch upon earlier. Check the latest question papers for topic wise weightage and focus on those topics from which maximum questions are asked.

For more, check this article: https://www.shiksha.com/mba/articles/how-to-prepare-for-snap-in-6-months-blogId-21719

Q:   Can I prepare for SNAP in 3 months?

A:

Yes, SNAP preparation is possible in three months as the difficulty level of this exam is easy to moderate. So, if one starts preparing for it with only three months in hand, even then they can score well if they put in six to eight hours daily into preparation. Complete the syllabus in 45 days and the give one month to mock test practice. In the last few days, do revision for complete preparation. To be in a better position, focus more on the topics from which maximum questions are asked. For example, in General English, most of the questions are Grammar based, so focus on it more. In Quantitative Aptitude section, more questions are asked from Arithmetic and Algebra than Geometry so focus on the former two. SNAP always has at least data interpretation question so don’t ignore it. On the other hand, the Logical Reasoning section of SNAP has maximum number of questions (25) and topics are diverse so pay more attention on this section if you have less time to prepare.

Read More: How to prepare for SNAP in 3 months

Q:   Which is the toughest section of SNAP exam?

A:

None of the sections of SNAP exam is tough However, if one compares between the three, the Analytical & Logical Reasoning section of SNAP exam is usually tougher than General English and Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency sections. Unlike other MBA entrance exams, where Quantitative Aptitude and English are tough, in SNAP only reasoning questions are tough.

The SNAP Analytical & Logical Reasoning has more questions than General English and Quantitative Ability sections, and most of the questions are not so easy to understand. It has 25 questions and about 18-19 questions are usually doable. Last year in the SNAP exam, the Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency section was tougher than the Analytical & Logical Reasoning. So, candidates must prepare for SNAP exam in such a way that they can handle questions from any section irrespective of their difficulty level.

How to Prepare for SNAP exam?

The ideal duration for SNAP preparation 2024 should be six months. If you are a fresh graduate from Science and Technology background, you may need less time for SNAP exam preparation but if you are from non-technical background or have been working for a couple of years, you may need more time as you will have to brush up your knowledge of Mathematics. SNAP preparation is easier than other MBA entrance exams as it is a low difficulty level exam. However, they topics need to be covered from end to end so that there is no chance of missd opportunity. We have shared below key tips and strategies. Your SNAP 2024 preparation plan should include the following:

  1. Choosing SNAP preparation books and study material

  2. Setting time-line for completing the SNAP syllabus

  3. Practicing SNAP mock tests and sample papers

  4. Preparing an exam day strategy 

Q:   I am a fresher. Which SNAP book should I refer to for Quantitative Aptitude preparation?

A:

Freshers should start Quantitative Aptitude preparation with NCERT Mathematics books of Class 9 and 10 for getting fundamental understanding of the topics and concepts. Once they have grasped the concepts of Algebra, Trigonometry, Mensuration, Geometry and other topics of Arithmetic, then move on to books with advanced level of Quantitative Aptitude topics. Arun Sharma’s books on preparation for Quantitative Aptitude (also VARC and DILR books) are highly recommended as they are exhaustive and contain test papers of various difficulty levels. With the help of Arun Sharma books, you can understand the concepts and learn application to different type of Mathematical problems. In addition to that, you should refer to other Quant books and sample papers.

 

Q:   Which is the toughest section of SNAP exam?

A:

None of the sections of SNAP exam is tough However, if one compares between the three, the Analytical & Logical Reasoning section of SNAP exam is usually tougher than General English and Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency sections. Unlike other MBA entrance exams, where Quantitative Aptitude and English are tough, in SNAP only reasoning questions are tough.

The SNAP Analytical & Logical Reasoning has more questions than General English and Quantitative Ability sections, and most of the questions are not so easy to understand. It has 25 questions and about 18-19 questions are usually doable. Last year in the SNAP exam, the Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency section was tougher than the Analytical & Logical Reasoning. So, candidates must prepare for SNAP exam in such a way that they can handle questions from any section irrespective of their difficulty level.

Q:   Which SNAP books should I read for General English section?

A:

A: For preparation of General English section of SNAP exam, candidates must study the following books:

  • Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis
  • High School English Grammar & Composition by Wren & Martin
  • Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for the CAT by Nishit K Sinha
  • How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT by Arun Sharma & Meenakshi Upadhyay

Apart from these books, candidates need to develop reading habit to improve comprehension, writing and vocabulary, which will be immensely helpful at the time of selection for Group Exercise, Writing Ability Test and Personal Interview. To improve English language, you should read books, novels, magazines, business research papers, newspapers. You should also watch English series, movies and TV programmes to learn new words and expressions.

 

Q:   How to avoid negative marking in SNAP?

A:

There is negative marking scheme in SNAP Test. For each wrong answer 0.25 marks is deducted. Thus, the candidates must choose the questions to attempt carefully. If they find a question tough or have a doubt about the right answer, they should leave it. The total time duration for SNAP is 60 minutes so candidates need to keep in mind the time limit as well while choosing a question or spending time on it. They should not spend too much time on a questions. If they are unable to solve it, they should leave it and move on. There is no negative marking for unattempted questions in SNAP exam. If a candidate will leave a question unsolved, they will be marked 0 on that. So, in case one is not sure of the correct answer, they should not select any option. Stay away from negative marking as it will affect your overall score.

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SNAP Exam Preparation 2024: Highlights

Check som key highlights of SNAP 2024 exam preparation. These will help you in making a study plan. SNAP question paper comprises five sections:

  • English
  • Quantitative Ability
  • Data Interpretation
  • Analytical Reasoning 
  • Logical Reasoning

The candidate must have a different plan for each section, keeping in mind their own strengths and weaknesses. 

SNAP exam pattern 2024

Key highlights of SNAP exam

SNAP Exam Pattern 2024

The SNAP exam pattern 2024 is the simplest among all MBA exams. It is of 60-minute test with no differential marking. Check below the SNAP 2024 exam pattern:

SNAP Exam Sections

Number of Questions

Total Marks

General English (Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability)

15

15

Analytical & Logical Reasoning (A-LR)

25

25

Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency (QA, DI-DS)

20

20

Total

60

60

SNAP Marking Scheme 2024

  • For each correct answer 1 mark will be awarded
  • For each incorrect answer 0.25 marks will be deducted
  • There is no negative marking for unanswered questions

Q:   How many sections are there in SNAP question paper?

A:

As per the latest SNAP exam pattern, the question paper comprises three sections – General English, Analytical & Logical Reasoning and Quantitative-Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency. The total number of questions in SNAP is 60 which is to be solved in 60 minutes. The General Awareness section was scrapped in 2020. Sectional break up is as follows:

  • General English: 15 questions
  • Analytical & Logical Reasoning: 25 questions
  • Quantitative-Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency: 20 questions

The marking scheme of all three sections is same. One mark is awarded for correct attempt and 0.25 marks is deducted for incorrect attempt. It is not mandatory to solve all the questions in SNAP. Candidates can solve 75 percent of the questions accurately to expect a 98-99 percentile.

 

Q:   What are the important topics that usually dominate the SNAP question paper?

A:

Candidates preparing for SNAP exam must study all the topics included in the SNAP syllabus i.e. General English and Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency and Analytical and Logical Reasoning.

Some of the important topics of SNAP General English section are Passages, Syllogisms, Analogies, Grammar, Antonym-Synonym, One Word Substitution, Similar Sounding Words, Parajumbles and Fill in the Blanks.

Some of the important topics of SNAP Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency section are Trigonometry, Geometry, Algebra, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Partnership, Time-Speed-Distance and Data Interpretation.

Some of the important topics of SNAP Analytical and Logical Reasoning are Column Graphs, Pie Chart, Coding and Decoding and Puzzles.

SNAP aspirants must focus on these topics during exam preparation to score well. Most of the questions will be asked from these topics only.

Q:   What is the syllabus of General English section of SNAP?

A:

The SNAP General English syllabus is similar to that of other MBA entrance exams. It includes passages, Syllogisms, Analogies, Grammar, Antonym-Synonym, One Word Substitution, Similar Sounding Words, Parajumbles and Fill in the Blanks. This is the shortest section of SNAP having only 15 questions. Most of the questions are usually based on English grammar. For the past 2 years, no Reading Comprehension passage is seen in the exam. However, candidates still need to practice Reading Comprehension passages as it has not been completely scrapped. Preparation for the exam as per the SNAP syllabus requires not much time to prepare if your English is strong. But if it is not, then you must start studying English much earlier as developing hold on a language requires time.

 

Section-Wise SNAP Preparation Tips

Given below are section wise key insights so that you know how to prepare for SNAP 2024.

SNAP General English: This section of SNAP exam is divided into three parts – Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning and Verbal Ability. During the exam preparation phase, lay stress on reading comprehension and develop the habit of reading long and dense passages. Read newspaper editorials, books, novels and business magazines. Although there has been no RC question in SNAP in the last two years, but you should not ignore it. 

For Verbal Ability and Verbal Reasoning, be thorough with concepts in the early phase of SNAP 2024 preparation. You can tackle English grammar part well if your are thorough with the concepts and have a strong base in it. Parajumbles and sentence correction require a good amount of practice, which you will achieve by practicing SNAP sample papers and mock test series. Given below is the composition of the SNAP General English section of previous year. 

SNAP General English Topics

Number of Questions

Fill in the Blanks

3

Grammar (Parts of Speech, Preposition, Prefix, Model verb)

6

Active-Passive Voice

1

Synonyms

1

Tense

1

Poem

1

Sentence with no objection

1

Correct spelling

1

Compound words

2

Total

15

Note: Since 2020, the SNAP exam has no Reading Comprehension, which has made this exam even easier. 

Also Read: How to ace in General English section of SNAP 2024

SNAP Analytical and Logical Reasoning: This section of the exam will have questions (all MCQs) based on graphs, bars, pie-charts, visual reasoning, cause & affect, coding & decoding, puzzles, etc. You need to be able to understand patterns and logic iof the sequence or series. The key to perform well in this section is enough practice and the ability to choose the right question. Since, the questions will be logic-based, you need to develop ‘eye for detail’. Practice as many questions as you can and of different variety. You need to focus well on this section as this section carries the maximum number of questions. Check below the composition of SNAP A-LR section of last year's exam:

SNAP Analytical and Logical Reasoning Topics

Number of questions

Statement Assumptions

2

Cause & Effect

2

Linear Arrangement

1

Truth or Liar based

1

Blood Relations

Coding

1

Statement Argument

2

Statement Course of Action

2

Clock

2

Syllogism

2

Number/symbol Series

4

Input/Output

1

Analytical Reasoning/ Critical Reasoning

3

Total

25

Also Read: 8 key tips to crack A-LR section of SNAP 2024

SNAP Quantitative, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency: This section will be an amalgamation of calculation based as well as logic-based questions. The topics from which questions are asked include Arithmetic, Algebra, Data Interpretation (DI), Numbers, Geometry/ Mensuration, Height and Distance, Matrix, Permutation and Combinations. So, the best approach for preparation of this section of SNAP 2024 is being thorough with the theorems, formulae and concepts and revising them regularly. Check below the Quantitative Aptitude topics from which questions were asked in SNAP last year.

SNAP QA & DI Topics

Number of questions

Arithmetic

6

Algebra

4

Data Interpretation (DI)

2

Numbers

2

Geometry/ Mensuration

2

Height and Distance

1

Matrix

1

P&C

2

Total

20

Also Read: How to crack QA, DI-DS section of SNAP 2024

Key tip to crack SNAP 2024 exam: Since SNAP is a speed test, practice mental maths for saving time on calculations. Also, do not aim to solve all the questions. Choose only those questions you know you can solve with 100 per cent accuracy. 

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Q:   Which books should I use to prepare for the SNAP exam?

A:
You should select books to prepare for the SNAP exam based on its syllabus. According to experts, the following are some section-wise book suggestions to prepare for the SNAP test: 1. General English Section: This section can cover material from any well-known book on verbal ability, such as syllogisms, one-word substitutions, grammar, and so forth. Some of the well-known writers are Arun Sharma and Meenakshi Upadhyay; Nishit K. Sinha; and Wren and Martin. 2. Quantitative Aptitude data interpretation, and data sufficiency Section: For this section, you can use topic-wise reference materials by Arun Sharma, Michael Pearson, and Nishit K. Sinha. 3. Analytical and Logical Reasoning: To prepare for this section, you can refer to RS Aggarwal's reasoning book in addition to Arun Sharma and Nishit K. Sinha's reasoning books for CAT.

Q:   What is the SNAP syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude?

A:

SNAP syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude includes topics of Data Interpretation as well. Candidates have to study Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Mensuration, Number System, Logarithm, Linear Equations & Quadratic Equations, Set Theory, Arithmetic, Progressions, Binomial Theorem, Surds and Indices, Inequalities, Permutation & Combination, Probability Functions, Mixtures & Alligations, Co-ordinate Geometry, Series, Graphs-Pie Chart, Bar Graphs and Tables as part of SNAP Quantitative Aptitude syllabus.

The SNAP Quantitative Aptitude section includes Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency. The total number of questions in this section is 20 and the section is dominated by Arithmetic. Since the past two years, no Data Sufficiency questions have been asked. So, candidates must focus more on Quantitative Aptitude while preparing for the SNAP exam. This section is all about accuracy so have complete clarity of concepts and theorems.

 

Q:   How to avoid common mistakes in SNAP?

A:
Below are the few tips to avoid mistakes in SNAP: - Don't get stuck: If you feel the problem is taking time, then leave and move to next. There is no point in wasting time in something which you don't know or which is taking time. It’s better to attempt 2 simpler questions than to crack a difficult one. - Enter with open mind: Our suggestion is not to get biased or limit you in attempting the number of questions. You may or may not attempt all the questions in all the sections, given the time constraint or for fear of getting penalty for wrong answer. - Be punctual: It is very much necessary to be on time at the test venue to avoid any sort of panic. Be cool and keep confidence while appearing.

SNAP Preparation 2024: Why Practice Mock Tests?

Practicing mock test is an essential part of SNAP 2024 preparation. The SNAP sample papers and mock tests prepare candidates for every eventuality. Ideally, the candidate should practice 25-30 SNAP mock tests but candidates can increase or decrease the number depending upon their capability and preparation level. Listed below are some benefits of practicing SNAP mock tests, sample papers and previous year question papers.

  • Previous year SNAP question papers will give you an idea of the type of questions asked and the trend of difficulty level of the question.
  • SNAP mock tests will prepare you for the actual exam as these mock tests are online and a replica of the exam.
  • The official SNAP mock test conducted by the exam authorities is a must for candidates because to know the latest exam pattern.
  • The variety of questions solved during SNAP mock tests and sample papers, will prepare the candidate for surprise questions – tough, easy, lengthy, tricky, etc.
  • The only way one can develop speed and accuracy for a time bound test is by solving mock tests. After each SNAP mock test practice, candidates must analyze their performance. Assess their weak and strong areas and work on them accordingly.
  • they should practice enough SNAP sample papers and mock test series in the last two months of preparation.

Free SNAP Mock Test

SNAP Mock Test will help you to get an idea about the type of questions asked, the exam pattern and marking scheme. After taking the test, you can immediately check your score. You can also download the Question Paper along with answers and their explanations for Free. Click below to start the free online test now.

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Q:   How do I analyse my performance after solving SNAP mock test?

A:

After attempting every SNAP mock test, check how many questions you could solve accurately in the given time. Analyse questions of which topics took more than one minute to solve, how much time it took to read Reading Comprehension passages, how tricky were the Logical Reasoning questions and which were the questions you could not attempt at all. You need to assess three things, time taken on every type of question, accuracy achieved on every question and the number of questions completed in 60 minutes. The next step is to note the trend of your performance viz. the topics and chapters. The topics that are difficult for you, need more attention or revision before the next mock test attempt. You should aim to achieve better score with every consequent SNAP mock test.

 

Q:   From when should I start solving SNAP mock tests?

A:

SNAP mock test is an important part of exam preparation but they should know when to start practicing it. The candidates should start solving mock tests only after completing the SNAP syllabus. October-November is the ideal month to start solving mock tests for SNAP exam preparation as the exam is conducted in December. Those preparing for other entrance exams simultaneously, can practice SNAP mock test without completing the syllabus also as they would be already familiar with the topics, concepts, theorems, etc. Those who have attempted SNAP before, can start their preparation by attempting a SNAP mock test to see how much do they remember. Candidates should start solving the full length SNAP mock tests only when they are confident about every chapter and topic included in the SNAP syllabus.

 

Q:   How many SNAP mock tests should I attempt in a day?

A:

Candidates should solve only one full-length SNAP mock test in a day. After each mock test, they should assess their performance and identify the gaps to fill during preparation. Also, they should not solve SNAP mock test daily. Give yourself a breather for revision of the chapters that posed challenge in the previous mock test. Work on those problem areas and then pick another mock test. Ideally, candidates must solve about 30 SNAP mock tests to crack the exam with good scores so, start practicing the mock tests from two months before the exam date and continue to solve a mock test in a gap of one day until you reach their desired score. Stop once you reach the desired score. However, do attempt one SNAP mock test in the last week before the exam to keep the confidence level high.

 

SNAP Preparation 2024: Exam Day Tips

  • There is no sectional time-limit in SNAP exam, so one can start the question paper with the section of their choice. Start with the section you are most comfortable with.
  • There is negative marking in SNAP so choose questions wisely. Don’t take the risk losing marks due to silly mistakes or lengthy calculation.
  • Meeting sectional cut off is essential for a good overall SNAP score, so first focus on meeting the sectional cut off of each section and then aim to score higher.
  • The duration of SNAP exam is 60 minutes and the number of questions is also 60, which means candidates will have only a minute to read and solve each question. You are not expected to solve all the questions. Do not spend more than one minute on any question, leave it and move on to the next question.

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FAQs Related to SNAP Preparation

Check below Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) related to SNAP preparation:

Q:   I am preparing for CAT exam. Do I need to prepare for SNAP exam separately?

A:

Those preparing for both CAT and SNAP exam need not prepare separately. CAT and SNAP syllabus are the same so one can prepare for both from the same study material.  However, since the exam pattern and difficulty level of both exams are different from each other, candidates need to devote a good amount of time on exam specific preparation. They must practice SNAP mock tests to understand the test pattern, topic-wise weightage, types of questions and difficulty level of the questions. The biggest difference between SNAP and CAT is the type of questions, so you need to practice sample question for SNAP to know how and what to prepare for it. You also need to know the sectional composition of SNAP, which is different from CAT. SNAP is easier than CAT so a mix of tough and moderate level SNAP sample questions and mock tests will be adequate for preparation. 

Q:   Is one month enough to prepare for SNAP?

A:

One month is too less a time to prepare for not only SNAP but also any other exam. You need at least three months to prepare for the SNAP exam, but even for that you need to be familiar with the SNAP syllabus. If you’ve studied Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Analytical Reasoning and Verbal Ability for MBA entrance exams, then you can prepare decently for SNAP in such a short span of time. All you would need to do is, practice sample questions and mock tests. Practice of sample questions and SNAP mock tests will improve your skills to handle Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Analytical Reasoning and Verbal Ability questions with speed and accuracy. You will also need some time to revise all the chapters which you will do a few days before the exam. So, instead of starting to prepare for SNAP just a month before the exam, get on to it at least three months before.

 

Q:   Should I take coaching for SNAP preparation?

A:

Yes, coaching is recommended for preparation for any competitive exam as the candidate gets best of aid such as books, study material and mentors. However, the candidates must join coaching if only they can follow the rigorous time-table and daily classes.

About six to eight hours daily is considered good enough duration for SNAP preparation. However, if you start exam preparation late (by October) then you need to devote 10-12 hours daily. SNAP is easy and if you are preparing for other MBA entrance exams, you may not need to work too hard on it. A good number of sample papers and mock tests will be good enough. 

  • Some of the most recommended books include:
  • How to Prepare for Data Interpretation for CAT
  • How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for the CAT by Arun Sharma
  • High School English Grammar & Composition by Wren & Martin

Q:   How many SNAP mock tests and question papers should I solve for a good score?

A:

There is no definite number of mock test that the candidate should practice. It totally depends on the candidate’s ability and strength viz a viz the SNAP syllabus. Some candidates need less number of SNAP mock tests to reach the optimum level of preparation whereas some candidates need more number of SNAP mock tests to reach the optimum level.

At the same time, it is recommended that on an average, candidates should practice at least 25-30 SNAP mock tests to perform well in the exam. Candidates should also analyse each and every mock test performance to know their progress. With every consecutive mock test, they should be able to score higher than previous mock test. Every candidate must decide upon the number and quality of mock tests based on their preparation level. They neither should solve less mock tests nor over-do it.

 

Q:   What is the syllabus and exam pattern of SNAP?

A:
The SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test) exam tests the candidates on their aptitude in General English Quantitative Aptitude Analytical and Logical Reasoning, and General AwarenessGeneral English Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, and Verbal Ability Reading Comprehension Vocabulary-based questions Grammar-based questions Sentence correction Fill in the blanks Antonyms and Synonyms Idioms and Phrases Analogies Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency Arithmetic (Numbers, Ratios, Percentages, Profit and Loss, Interest, Time and Work, Time and Distance) Algebra (Equations, Inequalities, Logarithms, Quadratic Equations) Geometry (Lines, Angles, Triangles Circles, Polygons, Mensuration) Data Interpretation (Bar Graphs, Line Graphs, Pie Charts, Tables, Caselets) Data Sufficiency Analytical & Logical Reasoning Arrangements (Linear, Circular, Matrix) Blood Relations Coding-Decoding Syllogisms Logical Deductions Direction Sense Clocks and Calendars Mathematical Reasoning Data Sufficiency Current Affairs Current Affairs from different areas including business, economics, sports, politics, and entertainment.

Q:   Which section of SNAP question paper has maximum number of questions?

A:

Until 2019, Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency section of SNAP exam used to have the maximum number of questions (40), but from SNAP 2020, the Analytical and Logical Reasoning section has maximum number of questions (25). Now, Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency section has only 20 questions. The main topics from which questions are asked in this section are, Family Tree/Blood Relations, Seating Arrangement, Clocks & Calendars, Critical Reasoning, Coding/Decoding, Direction Sense, Syllogisms, Visual Reasoning, Analogy & Series, Mathematical Reasoning, Meaningful Word/Matrix and Verbal & Miscellaneous Reasoning. To prepare for this section of SNAP, candidates must practice a lot of sample questions of all difficulty levels –easy, medium and tough. There are no formulae or concepts on Logical Reasoning so the preparation is majorly dependent on practice.

 

Q:   What is the difficulty level of SNAP question paper?

A:

SNAP is one of the few MBA entrance exams which is easy in terms of difficulty level. It is much easier The number of questions, as well as the exam duration are less that than other MBA entrance exams. The type of questions asked in SNAP as also pretty straightforward.

Moreover, SNAP exam is held thrice for candidates to repeat attempts, which allows candidates to improve their score if they want to. The SNAP syllabus is same as other MBA entrance exam and there are no questions on Reading Comprehension or Data Sufficiency. This makes the SNAP exam much easier to crack than other exams.

Since 2020, the exam is conducted for only 60 minutes and the total number of questions asked is also 60. The first section of SNAP question paper is General English, the second section is Analytical & Logical Reasoning and the third section is Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency.

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Answered a month ago

The expected cutoff for Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM) Bengaluru is usually around the 90th to 95th percentile for General category students. This means that candidates scoring equal to or above the SNAP cutoff percentile will be eligible to participate in an in-person assessment.

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Ishu

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Answered a month ago

The selection process for the MBA programme at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM) Bengaluru is based on the performance of a candidate in the SNAP test and Group Exercise – Personal Interaction (GE-PI) process.

SNAP Score out of 60: 50 marks

Group Exercise (GE): 10 marks

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Ishu

Contributor-Level 9

Answered a month ago

Yes, you can get into Symbiosis School of International Studies, Pune with 88% in SNAP provided you perform well in other components of selection like Personal Interview and others. Moreover, there is a PI round post qualifying SNAP exam .Candidates are screened on the basis of composite score calcu

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Rishi Raj

Contributor-Level 10

Answered a month ago

The selection process for MA at Symbiosis School of International Studies, Pune is entrance based followed by Personal Interview provided candidate clear the cut off required in entranc exam required for the institute. PI maximum marks is 100. The cut offs of SNAP for admission to MA at the institut

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Rishi Raj

Contributor-Level 10

Answered a month ago

You may get into Symbiosis School of International Studies, Pune with 70% in SNAP provided you perform well in other components of selection criteria like Personal Interview and others. Moreover, there is a PI round post qualifying SNAP exam .Candidates are screened on the basis of composite score c

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Rishi Raj

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

With 70% in SNAP, it is quite improbable that you will be accepted to Symbiosis Institute of Business Management Bengaluru (SIBM-B). Students in the General category should aim to score between the 90th and 95th percentile on SIBM-B. 

The minimal percentage point required by the Symbiosis National Ap

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Archit Aggarwal

Contributor-Level 7

Answered 2 months ago

It's tough to claim that you may get admission in SCMHRD with only 88 percentiles in SNAP. The minimum SNAP percentile required for admission to the MBA programme at Symbiosis Centre for Management & Human Resource Development (SCMHRD) is around 97-98.5 percentile for SIBM Pune, while for other SIU

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Debjit Debnath

Contributor-Level 8

Answered 2 months ago

The selection process for MBA at Symbiosis Centre for Management & Human Resource Development (SCMHRD) involves multiple stages. The minimum SNAP percentile required for admission is around 97-98.5 percentile for SIBM Pune, while it may be lower than 98 percentile for other SIU colleges. Here is a d

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Debjit Debnath

Contributor-Level 8

Answered 2 months ago

The Symbiosis Centre for Management & Human Resource Development (SCMHRD), a prestigious institute in Pune, India, offers a two-year full-time MBA program. The institute is renowned for its excellent faculty, industry-relevant curriculum, and excellent placement opportunities. SNAP (Symbiosis Nation

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