SNAP Syllabus 2024 (Available): Get Section Wise Free PDF of SNAP Exam Syllabus

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test 2023 ( SNAP )

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SNAP syllabus 2024 includes main topics from General English, Quantitative Ability and Reasoning. SNAP exam syllabus 2024 is prescribed by the Symbiosis International (deemed to be) University (SIU), the exam conducting institution. 

The SNAP 2024 exam will be held in December 2024 in three sessions.

The SNAP 2024 question paper will consist of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) only. There will be 60 questions to be solved in 60 minutes. To perform well in SNAP exam, candidates must know the syllabus and study it thoroughly with the help of SNAP books, tutorials, previous years' SNAP question papers and sample papers. Read this article to know section-wise SNAP Test syllabus 2024, preparation and other details. 

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 sectional composition of SNAP question paper?

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SNAP question paper has three sections – General English, Quantitative,  Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency and Analytical & Logical Reasoning. The General English section has the minimum number of questions and Analytical & Logical Reasoning has maximum number of questions. Check the table below for sectional composition of the SNAP question paper. Out of the three, the Quantitative,  Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency section is usually tougher than the other two sections. However, since there is no such criteria of sectional cut offs in SNAP, candidates don’t have the pressure of solving a high number of questions in all the sections. Check the table below for sectional weightage of SNAP question paper.

SNAP Sections

Number of MCQs

Total Marks

General English

15

15

Quantitative,  Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

20

20

Analytical & Logical Reasoning

25

25

Total

60

60

 

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:   How many attempts are allowed in SNAP exam?

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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.

SNAP Exam Syllabus Highlights 2024

SNAP exam syllabus is same as the syllabus of other MBA entrance exams, Take a look at the table below to know the important topics included in SNAP exam syllabus 2024:

SNAP syllabus

Three sections of SNAP

SNAP Exam Sections

Important SNAP Topics

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

Syllogisms, Analogies, Grammar, Antonym-Synonym, One Word Substitution, Similar Sounding Words, Parajumbles, Fill in the Blanks

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

Trigonometry, Geometry, Algebra, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Partnership, Time-Speed-Distance, Data Interpretation

Analytical and Logical Reasoning (A-LR)

Column Graphs, Pie Chart, Coding and Decoding, Puzzles

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Q:   Are the question papers of all SNAP sessions same?

A:

The question papers of all SNAP sessions are same but the questions are different. The pattern, structure, difficulty level and marking scheme are the same for all SNAP sessions but every question paper has unique questions. This is done so that no candidate has any advantage or disadvantage when they appear for the next attempt. Candidates preparing for the SNAP exam, must keep in mind that the different sessions could be of different difficulty level. If their first attempt was easy, the second attempt may not be easy. So, it is important continue to prepare and practice during the gap between two SNAP sessions. The best score of all the sessions will be taken into consideration for SIU personal interview shortlisting.

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.

Q:   Is SNAP exam conducted in multiple slots?

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No, SNAP exam is conducted in only one slot but on three days. In 2023, the exam will be conducted on three days and the candidates can attempt the exam in all three sessions. All three SNAP sessions will be conducted most likely in December 2023. There will be a gap of one or two weeks between every SNAP 2023 session. Multiple sessions are conducted for SNAP to provide an opportunity to candidates to improve their scores. If the first session turns out to be difficult for a candidate, they can study more and take the second exam to improve the score. The best scores of all the sessions taken by the candidate is taken into consideration for SIU MBA admission, thus candidates need not worry about whether their second/third attempt will better than first or not.

 

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What is the SNAP Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation?

This section of SNAP exam has 20 questions from Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency. To ace this section of SNAP exam, candidates must understand the fundamental concepts and memorise all the theorems and formulae. Listed below are the topics of QA, DI-DS section of SNAP Test syllabus 2024:

SNAP syllabus: QA, DI-DS
  • Geometry
  • Logarithm
  • Linear Equations  & Quadratic Equations
  • Arithmetic
  • Progressions
  • Surds and Indices
  • Inequalities
  • Mixtures & Alligations
  • Co-ordinate Geometry
  • Series
  • Graphs-Pie Chart
  • Bar Graphs
  • Tables

Also Read: How to prepare for Quantitative Aptitude

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:   How to avoid negative marking in SNAP?

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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.

Q:   Does SIU release the official SNAP question papers?

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The official SNAP question paper is not released by the exam authority anymore. It used to be released along with the answer key after the exam until 2019. Since 2020, when the exam format changed from single session to three sessions, the SNAP question paper, response sheet and answer key release was stopped. Now, after the SNAP exam, the authorities directly release the scorecards.

However, unofficial SNAP answer keys are released by coaching institutes and mentors for candidates to analyse their performance. The unofficial answer keys are released on the same day as exam session contain SNAP questions and their solved answers. These-memory based question paper and answer key help candidates in assessing their performance by seeing which of their attempts were correct and which were incorrect.

What is the SNAP Syllabus for Analytical and Logical Reasoning?

The A-LR section of SNAP exam 2024 will require candidates to use their reasoning ability for solving the questions. To crack this section, candidates must practice as many sample questions of all types of reasoning as they can and learn short cuts of solving questions in less time with 100 per cent accuracy. Study the following topics from SNAP Test syllabus 2024 to ace this section:

SNAP syllabus: A-LR
  • Family Tree/Blood Relations
  • Coding/Decoding
  • Analogy & Series
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Direction Sense
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Clocks & Calendars
  • Syllogisms
  • Meaningful Word/Matrix
  • Critical Reasoning
  • Visual Reasoning
  • Verbal & Miscellaneous Reasoning

Also Read: How to prepare for DILR

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:   What is a good score in SNAP?

A:

A good attempt of around 80 per cent of questions with 85-90 per cent accuracy is considered good score in SNAP. The SNAP 2023 exam will have 60 questions only, so the number of attempts considered good are 40-45. Candidates must aim to solve a good number of questions in every section of SNAP, so that their overall score is good and they have a better chance of getting selected for admission. If you do not clear the SNAP cut off may not be eligible for admission to MBA programmers offered by SIU institutes. Meeting the minimum cut off is a mandatory requirement to be eligible for the Group Exercise (GE), Personal Interview (PI) and Writing Ability Test (WAT). Thus, when preparing for SNAP, keep in mind a target score. The SNAP cut offs are lower for Reserved category candidates.

 

Q:   Is SNAP exam conducted in online mode?

A:

Yes, SNAP is conducted in online mode. Candidates have appear for the exam in computer based test mode at a designated test centre which is allotted to them on the basis of city preferences mentioned by them in the SNAP application form.

To take the SNAP test, they have to log into the computer system using their application details or login credentials. They have to answer the questions using the computer mouse. They have to use the mouse to click on the option they think is correct. All the rough work is to be done on the paper provided in the test lab.

Three SNAP attempts are allowed to every candidate. They can attempt the exam once, twice or thrice. The best score of the three attempts will be taken into consideration for admission shortlist by SIU institutes.

What is the SNAP Syllabus for General English?

The General English section of SNAP exam is a mix of questions from Grammar and Verbal Ability. There are no Reading Comprehension (RC) passages in SNAP anymore. Read newspapers, blogs, business reports and literary works to improve vocabulary. Prepare the following topics of SNAP Test syllabus 2024 to score well in Verbal Ability and Grammar:

SNAP syllabus: General English
  • Sentence Completion
  • Analogies
  • Active Voice and Passive Voice
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • One Word Substitution
  • Contextual Usage
  • Odd One Out
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Idioms and Syllogisms
  • Vocabulary

Also Read: How to prepare for VARC

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:   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:   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.

 

Best Books for SNAP Preparation 2024

To study the topics included in SNAP syllabus, select the right books for preparation. Listed below are section-wise names of best books for SNAP preparation:

Best Books for SNAP: Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

To prepare for the SNAP Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, you must refer to the books mentioned below:

SNAP Books

Author

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations

Varun Gupta

Quantitative Aptitude for All Competitive Examinations

Abhijit Guha

Quantitative Aptitude

Shambhu Nath Jha & RPH Editorial Board

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations

R S Aggarwal

Best Books for SNAP: Analytical & Logical Reasoning

To prepare for the SNAP Analytical & Logical Reasoning, you must refer to the books mentioned below:

SNAP Books

Author

SNAP Symbiosis MBA Admission Test

Priyanka Prakashan

Logical Reasoning

Macaw Books

Analytical & Logical Reasoning & Other Management Entrance Tests

Peeyush Bhardwaj

A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning

R S Aggarwal

Best Books for SNAP: General English

To prepare for the SNAP General English, you must refer to the books mentioned below:

SNAP Books

Author

Objective General English

R.S. Aggarwal, Vikas Aggarwal

General English for Competitive Exams

Disha Experts

Competitive General English

Kiran Prakashan

Objective General English

S.P. Bakshi

Objective English for Competitive Examination

Hari Mohan Prasad

Also Read:

SNAP Admit Card 2024

SNAP Result 2024

SNAP Cut Offs 2024

Q:   Can I prepare for SNAP by studying from CAT books?

A:

You can prepare basic concepts of Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning and Verbal Ability topics included in the SNAP syllabus by studying from CAT books. The syllabus of both exams is same for these topics so you can refer to CAT books for studying the concepts, fomulae and theorems. CAT is also a tougher exam, so if you practice CAT questions for conceptual clarity, you will be automatically preparing for SNAP as well.  

However, for SNAP specific preparation, you must refer to books published exclusively for SNAP preparation as the type of questions in SNAP are different from CAT. Some of them are:

  • Map the SNAP Symbiosis National Aptitude Test: 5 mock tests and sample papers by Arihant
  • SNAP Guide by Ramesh Publication House
  • Map the SNAP Test by Arihant
 

Q:   Is studying from SNAP books enough for exam preparation?

A:

It is advised that candidates must not rely only on SNAP books but also practice previous years SNAP question papers and mock tests. For English, they must read various fiction and non-fiction books. SNAP authorities provide official mock tests a month before the exam and candidates must practice the SNAP mock tests at least once. Yes, SNAP preparation books recommended by the experts have sample questions with solved answers. All the books mentioned above have sample questions and their process to solve and answers so that candidates can understand and practice well. The questions range from easy to tough and are of various types which help candidates in preparation. However, you should nor rely on the sample questions of course books only. You should practice official as well as unofficial SNAP mock tests of different difficulty levels and types.

 

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

SNAP Exam Pattern 2024

To cover SNAP 2024 syllabus in a fruitful way candidates must also be aware of the SNAP exam pattern:

  • Candidates can appear for 1, 2 or 3 SNAP sessions.
  • The best score of all the attempts will be taken into consideration for PI shortlisting.
  • The question paper of every SNAP session will be unique.
  • Total number of questions in SNAP 2024 question paper will be 60.
  • Total marks of the SNAP exam 2024 will be 60.
  • There will be no TITA questions in SNAP 2024 exam.
  • All the questions in MCQ format will carry 1 mark each.
  • There is a negative marking of 25 per cent for each wrong answer.

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SNAP Question Paper Pattern

The SNAP question paper 2024 will be divided into three sections having MCQs. Maximum questions will be asked from Reasoning topics. Look at the SNAP question paper pattern below:

SNAP Sections

Number of MCQs

General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability

15

Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

20

Analytical & Logical Reasoning

25

Total

60

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Q:   What is the marking scheme of SNAP exam?

A:

SNAP exam has 60 MCQs and every question carries 2 mark. Earlier, there was differential marking in SNAP exam, but in 2020 the marking scheme was revised and every question across sections was allotted 1 mark. You can read the SNAP marking scheme given below:

  • SNAP has 60 questions
  • Total marks of SNAP exam is 60
  • Each question carries 1 mark for correct attempt
  • For every wrong attempt, 1/4th marks are deducted
  • The General English section is of 15 marks
  • The Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency section is of 20 marks
  • The Analytical & Logical Reasoning section is of 25 marks
  • There is no deduction of marks for skipping the question

Candidates scoring 45-50 out of 60 can hope for getting a good percentile.

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.

 

SNAP Exam Preparation 2024

To help SNAP candidates perform well in the exam, we have listed some most read SNAP exam preparation articles based on the SNAP preparation below:

How to Prepare for SNAP 2024 exam

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

How to ace in General English section of SNAP 2024

Best Books for SNAP and other study material

8 key tips to crack Analytical & Logical Reasoning section of SNAP 2024

How to prepare for SNAP 2024 in 6 months
How to prepare for SNAP 2024 in 3 months How to prepare for SNAP 2024  in 1 month
Free VARC Questions with Answers for Practice Free Quantitative Aptitude Question with Answers for Practice Free DILR Questions with Answers for Practice

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Q:   Where can I get official SNAP mock test?

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The official SNAP mock test is conducted online by SIU on its portal snaptest.org. Candidates who fill the SNAP application form are eligible to take the official mock test by booking a slot at the exam website. They need to submit the SNAP application form before a certain deadline to appear in the official SNAP mock test.  The official SNAP mock test is of one hour and remote proctored. Candidates can choose a slot to appear for it and take the test from home or any location of convenience. SNAP 2023 mock test will be conducted twice. Once in October and once in November, so that candidates are familiar with the SNAP exam pattern and test navigation before they appear for the actual exam which is conducted in the month of December.

 

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

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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 and question papers should I solve for a good score?

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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.

 

FAQs on SNAP Syllabus 2024

Check here Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Related to SNAP Syllabus:

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:   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.

 

Q:   What is the SNAP syllabus for Analytical and Logical Reasoning?

A:

The syllabus for Analytical and Logical Reasoning section of SNAP exam includes topics such as Family Tree/Blood Relations, Coding/Decoding, Analogy & Series, Seating Arrangement, Direction Sense, Mathematical Reasoning, Clocks & Calendars, Syllogisms, Meaningful Word/Matrix, Critical Reasoning, Visual Reasoning, Verbal & Miscellaneous Reasoning. The Analytical and Logical Reasoning section of SNAP carries maximum number of questions i.e. 25. Candidates have to choose the questions they can answer correctly, otherwise they will be given negative marks. So, SNAP aspirants must practice ample number of sample questions from these topics. The more they will practice, the better they will get at solving reasoning questions as it is all about knowing the patterns and unravelling the puzzles. Since, this section carries maximum marks, you cannot be ill prepared for it.

 

Q:   What is the SNAP syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude?

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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:   Which are the best books for SNAP preparation?

A:

SNAP syllabus is similar to other MBA entrance exams, so candidates can prepare for it by referring to books for CAT and XAT, etc. But they must solve SNAP specific sample paper and mock tests to develop the skill to solve SNAP questions which are slightly different from other MBA entrance exams. Some of the books that are recommended for SNAP preparation have been listed below:

  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by Varun Gupta
  • Quantitative Aptitude for All Competitive Examinations by Abhijit Guha
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R S Aggarwal
  • SNAP Symbiosis MBA Admission Test by Priyanka Prakashan
  • A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning by R S Aggarwal
  • Objective General English by R.S. Aggarwal, Vikas Aggarwal
  • Competitive General English by Kiran Prakashan
  • General English for Competitive Exams by Disha Experts
  • High School English Grammar by Wren & Martin
  • Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis     
 

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The SNAP 2024 application will begin in the first week of August and conclude in the last week of November 2024. The SNAP 2024 exam dates will be announced in the first week of August 2024. The exam will be held on three days in December 2024. The exam sessions will be one week apart.

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Vipra Shrivastava

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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 2 months 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

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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 2 months 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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