SNAP 2023 Exam (December 10) Live Updates: Question Paper Analysis (Available), Answer Key, Pattern, Expected Cutoff

SNAP 2023 Exam (December 10) Live Updates: Question Paper Analysis (Available), Answer Key, Pattern, Expected Cutoff

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SNAP 2023 exam, Test 1 was held today from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Check here latest updates related to SNAP 2023 Test 1, including exam day guidelines, exam timings, paper analysis, difficulty level, expected cut offs and SIU admission details.

SNAP 2023 LIVE UPDATES

SNAP 2023 LIVE UPDATES - Test 1

SNAP 2023 Test 1 was conducted today from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. The exam was easy to moderate difficulty level, as per some of the students who appeared for the test. This year, over 1.42 lakh candidates have applied for SNAP Test, which is about 25% more than last year.

SNAP 2023 is being held in three sessions, Test 1 date is December 10, Test 2 date is December 17 and Test 3 date is December 22, 2023. Candidates have the option to appear for all three sessions. Most of the applicants must have registered for at least 2 sessions.

SNAP score is accepted for MBA/PGDM admission at all 16 SIU constituent colleges. Admission process include shortlisting of candidates on the basis of SNAP cut offs, Group Exercise (GE), Writing Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI).

SNAP 2023: Score vs Percentile

Given below is the table indicating estimated SNAP score vs percentile for Test 1. 

Institute

Raw Score for SNAP 2023 Test 1

Percentile

SIBM-Pune

41-42

98 

SCMHRD

39-40

97 

SIIB & SIBM Bengaluru

36-37

90 

SNAP 2023 Exam Pattern Highlights

Given below are the key highlights of the SNAP exam pattern. The SNAP 2023 question paper will be designed on the following structure.

SNAP Exam Structure

Details

Number of sections

  • General English
  • Quantitative-Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
  • Analytical & Logical Reasoning

Duration of exam

60 minutes

Number of questions

60

Total marks

60

Language of paper

English

Mode of examination

Computer-based

Marks per questions

1

Negative Marking

-0.25

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LIVE UPDATE

Update 2 months ago

SNAP 2023 Exam Live Updates

  • 5:09 AM IST11 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023: How to download Test 2 and Test 3 admit card?

    Check the process below to download SNAP 2023 admit card for Test 2 and Test 1:

    • Log on to the official website of SNAP
    • EnterSNAP 2023 ID and password
    • Click on the link indicating admit card to open it
    • Download it and take two colour printouts of the same
  • 3:16 AM IST11 Dec 2023

    SNAP selection criteria and parameters

    Check below main parameters and criteria for admission through SNAP:

    SNAP final merit list: parameters and weightage

    SNAP Score*

    50

    GE

    10

    PI

    30

    WAT

    10

    Total

    100

  • 12:24 AM IST11 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 result announcement date

    SNAP 2023 result will be announced on January 10, 2024. The result for all attempts will be released together on the same day. Candidates will be able to download their scorecards using their SNAP ID and password.

  • 11:17 PM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 Test 3

    SNAP 2023 Test 3 will be held on December 22. The SNAP admit card for Test 2 has been released and can be downloaded at snaptest.org website.

  • 10:16 PM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 Test 2

    SNAP 2023 Test 2 will be held on December 17. The SNAP admit card for Test 2 has been released and can be downloaded at snaptest.org website.

  • 9:14 PM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 expected cut offs

    Check below expected SNAP cut off percentiles for SIU institutes. The actual SNAP cut offs 2023 could be higher.

    SIU Institute

    SNAP 2023 cut off (percentile)

    SIBM, Pune

    97-98

    SCMHRD, Pune

    94-96

    SIIB, Pune

    95-93

    SIBM, Bangalore

    90

    SIOM, Nashik

    85-87

    SICSR, Pune

    82-84

    SITM, Pune

    83

    SIMS, Pune

    77-80

    SCIT, Pune

    76-79

    SSMC, Bangalore

    75

    SIMC, Pune

    73

    SSBF, Pune

    60

    SIHS, Pune

    58

  • 8:40 PM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP percentile calculation formula

    SNAP Percentile 2023 = [(Total Number of Candidates - Rank of a Candidate) / Total Number of Candidates] x 100

  • 8:20 PM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 answer key PDF

    The official answer key of SNAP 2023 will not be released. Ever since, the SNAP exam moved from one-attempt to three-attempt test, they exam authorities stopped releasing SNAP 2023 answer key PDF.

  • 7:48 PM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP score vs SNAP percentile

    To understand your admission chances through SNAP, understand the difference between SNAP score and SNAP percentile.

    • SNAP score is the sum total of correct and incorrect attempts in the exam.
    • SNAP percentile refers to a candidate’s relative performance as compared to rest of the candidates.
  • 7:25 PM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 Test 1: Number of good attempts

    The SNAP 2023, Test 1 was easy. Check below number of good attempts section-wise

    SNAP Sections

    Number of MCQs

    Good Score

    General English (VARC)

    15

    11-12

    Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

    20

    12-13

    Analytical & Logical Reasoning

    25

    19-20

    Total

    60

    43-45

  • 7:01 PM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 Shift 2 – 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

    The second shift of SNAP 2023 Test 1 was conducted between 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. The SNAP 2023 question paper of shift 2 was also easy.

  • 6:52 PM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 Test 1 - Sectional break up of A-LR section

    In the A-LR section of SNAP 2023 Test 1, questions were asked from Statement Assumptions, Cause & Effect, Linear Arrangement, Truth or Lie, Blood Relations, Coding, Statement Argument, Course of Action, Clock, Syllogism, Number/Letter/Symbol/Word Series, Input/Output, Critical Reasoning

  • 6:24 PM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 Test 1 - Sectional break up of QA, DI/DS section

    In the Quants section of SNAP 2O23 Test 1, questions were asked from Profit, Loss & Discount, Mixture, SI-CI, Percentage & Time, Speed and Distance, Linear Equation, log, Geometric and Arithmetic Progression, Digits, HCF, Circle, Triangle, Rectangular tank, Height and Distance, Matrix, P&C, Probability, Table based Data Interpretation.

  • 5:55 PM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 Test 1 - Sectional break up of English section

    In the English section of SNAP 2O23 Test 1, questions were asked from Sentence with no object, Poem, Parts of Speech, Correct Sentence, Preposition, Prefix, Modal verb,  Spelling, Compound Words, Tense, Fill in the blanks, Synonyms.

  • 5:39 PM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 Expected Score vs Percentile

    Institute

    Raw Score for SNAP 2023 Test 1

    Percentile

    SIBM-Pune

    41-42

    98 

    SCMHRD

    39-40

    97 

    SIIB & SIBM Bengaluru

    36-37

    90 

  • 5:19 PM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 Student Reactions and Reviews

     

  • 4:47 PM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023: No RC questions in English

    Once again, there was no RC paragraph in SNAP exam. There were on parajumble questions either. The question in English sections were asked mainly from vocabulary and grammar.

  • 4:17 PM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 Sectional Analysis

    • English section was easy
    • Analytica and Logical Reasoning section was easy
    • Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency section was moderate to tough
  • 3:29 PM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 Student Review

    Candidates who appeared in CAT 2023, found SNAP 2023 easy. However, some candidates who prepared only for SNAP 2023 found it tough. A few students we spoke to, found Quants time consuming, some found LR questions easy whereas some found English questions easy.

  • 3:20 PM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 Initial feedback

    SNAP 2023 Test 1 was easy. Initial feedback shared by candidates suggest that the SNAP 2023 question paper was doable.

  • 3:00 PM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 Test 1 ends

    The first test of SNAP 2023 has concluded. Question paper analysis and memory based answer keys will be provided here soon.

  • 2:08 PM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 Test 1 commences

    SNAP 2023 Test 1 has commenced. Thousands of MBA aspirants are appearing for the first session of SNAP exam today. SNAP is the gateway to 16 SIU colleges for MBA/PGDM courses.

  • 1:42 PM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 Test 1 to start soon

    The first session of SNAP 2023 is all set to begin at 2:00 pm at various test centres in 94 cities. Entry gates will close soon and no one will be allowed to enter the test venue after that.

  • 1:12 PM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023: Number of questions to attempt

    English: 10

    QA, DI/DS: 14-15

    A-LR: 18-19

  • 12:23 PM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 Reporting Time for Test 1

    The reporting time for all candidates is 12 pm. Candidates have started to reach the test centres across India.

  • 12:05 PM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP score vs percentile 2023

    Here is the formula to calculate SNAP percentile 2023:

    SNAP 2023 percentile = [(Total Number of Candidates - Rank of a Candidate) / Total Number of Candidates] x 100

  • 11:39 AM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 Test 1 difficulty level

    The difficulty level of SNAP 2023 Test 1 is expected to be easy to moderate. The English section may be easy, QA-DI-DS could be tough and A-LR section could be moderate.

  • 11:10 AM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 Question Paper break up

    SNAP 2023 Test 1 will have 60 questions, which will be divided as:

    • English – 15 questions
    • QA, DI/DS- 20 questions
    • A-LR – 25 questions
  • 10:36 AM IST10 Dec 2023

    Sectional time limit in SNAP exam

    There is no sectional time limit in SNAP exam. 60 minutes will be given to the candidates for the test. Candidates can allot time to every section as per their need, strength and weakness. Suggested time limit: 

    • English - 10 minutes
    • QA, DI-DS - 25 minutes
    • A-LR: 25 minutes
  • 10:08 AM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023: List of ID proofs

    Candidate can carry any of the following ID proofs to the SNAP exam centre today:

    • Aadhaar card
    • PAN card
    • Voter ID card
    • Passport
    • Driving License
  • 9:49 AM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP 20323: Last minute revision

    SNAP test takers can go through short notes on QA and DI for last minute revision. There is enough time to also check the basic grammar rules before the exam.

  • 9:27 AM IST10 Dec 2023

    Number of candidates appearing in SNAP 2023

    This year, 1.42 lakh candidates have applied for SNAP. Sessions wise data of number of test takers will be announced later. However, about atleast 1 lakh candidates are expected to appear for the first session today.

  • 8:44 AM IST10 Dec 2023

    Things to carry to the SNAP test centre

    SNAP test takers have to carry only a blue/black ball point pen, two copies of their admit card and an original copy of their photo ID proof. They shouldn’t carry anything else as there will be no provision of bag deposit at the test centres.

  • 8:03 AM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 analysis and expected cut offs

    SNAP 2023 analysis and expected cut offs will be shared here after the exam gets over at 3:00 pm. The detailed analysis by expert will be shared here. Stay tuned.

  • 7:01 AM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 Test 1 today

    SNAP 2023 Test 1 will be conducted today from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Candidates have to reach the test centres by 12:00 pm.

  • 5:18 AM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP SIBM cut off

    SNAP cut offs 2023 for SIBM Pune admission is expected to be around 97-98.5 percentile. The cut offs will be known in the first week of February 2024 at the time of GEP-WAT-PI shortlisting.

  • 2:07 AM IST10 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 Difficulty Level

    SNAP is an easy exam as compared to other MBA entrance exams. There are less number of questions, no sectional time limit and no RC passages, which make SNAP easy.

  • 11:30 PM IST9 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 Accepting Colleges

    The list includes SIBM-Pune, SCMHRD-Pune, SIIB-Pune, SIBM-Bangalore, SIOM-Nashik, SICSR-Pune, SITM-Pune, SIMS-Pune, SCIT-Pune, SSMC-Bangalore, SIMC-Pune, SSBF-Pune, SIHS-Pune and SIBM -Noida

  • 9:43 PM IST9 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023: Don’ts at exam centre

    • Don’t get late for the exam
    • Don’t carry electronic items
    • Don’t carry metal items or wear metal accessories
    • Don’t create ruckus
    • Don’t cheat in the exam
  • 8:38 PM IST9 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023: Dos at exam centre

    • Reach the test centre as per the reporting time
    • Cooperate with examination staff at the time of entry
    • Follow instructions being given to all
    • Carry relevant documents for exam
    • Complete the test within the time limit
  • 7:41 PM IST9 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023: Items Not Allowed at Test Centre

    Candidates must not carry electronic items, metal items and stationary items except a blue/black ball point pen. If any candidate is found to be carrying any of these prohibited items, they will not be allowed to take the test.

  • 6:33 PM IST9 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023: Documents to Carry

    Candidate need to carry the following documents to the SNAP test centre:

    • SNAP 2023 admit card for Test 1 (two copies)
    • Proof of Identification (Original copy)

    Acceptable ID proof include Voter ID, Aadhaar card, PAN card, Passport, Driving License

  • 5:34 PM IST9 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 admit card for Test 2 and Test 3 available for download

    The admit cards for SNAP 2023 Test 2 and Test 3 are available for download from today. SNAP Test 2 will be held on December 17 and SNAP Test 3 will be held on December 22, 2023.

  • 5:06 PM IST9 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023: Number of test cities

    SNAP 2023 is being conducted in 94 cities across the country. The address of test centre will be mentioned in the SNAP admit card. Candidates have to appear for the exam at the centre mentioned on their admit card. They cannot take the test at any other centre.

  • 4:37 PM IST9 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 Test 1 Admit card download deadline

    The SNAP 2023 admit card should be downloaded much before the exam, as two print outs of the same will be needed at the test centre.

  • 4:01 PM IST9 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 marking scheme

    For every correct attempt, 1mark will be awarded and for every incorrect attempt 0.25 marks will be deducted. Candidates should attempt only those questions that they can solve accurately.

  • 3:27 PM IST9 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 Sectional Breakup

    The SNAP question paper 2023 will have 60 question. The sectional break up will be:

    • English – 15 questions
    • QA, DI-DS – 20 questions
    • A-LR – 25 questions
  • 3:02 PM IST9 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 Time Management Tips

    There is no sectional time limit in SNAP, so candidates can choose to devote time on a particular section as per their need. There is no RC passage in English which has only 15 questions, so candidate should attempt this section in minimum time.

  • 2:45 PM IST9 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023: Important Topics to Revise in A-LR

    Important topics to revise for A-LR section of SNAP are Coding-Decoding, Blood Relations, Number Series, Letter Series, Syllogism, Input-Output, Linear Arrangement, Clocks, Calendars, Odd One Out, Statement Conclusion, Statement & Assumptions, Course of Action, Cause and Effect, General Reasoning, Paragraph Conclusion.

  • 2:33 PM IST9 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023: Important Topics to Revise in QA-DI/DS

    Important topics to revise for QA-DI/DS section of SNAP are Percentages, Profit & Loss, Numbers, Time and Work, Time, Speed, Distance, Quadratic Equations, Geometry, P&C, Mensuration, Probability, Data Interpretation, Set Theory, Progressions and Series and Binomial Theorem.

  • 2:26 PM IST9 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023: Important Topics to Revise in English

    Important topics to revise for English section of SNAP are Fill in the Blanks, Grammar, Parts of Speech, Synonyms, Idiom & Phrases, Proverbs, Standard Word Order (Poem) and Spelling.

  • 2:22 PM IST9 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 Test 1 Exam Syllabus

    The SNAP 2023 syllabus includes all important topics from Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation, Data Sufficiency, Analytical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning and English.

  • 2:18 PM IST9 Dec 2023

    SNAP 2023 Test 1 Tomorrow

    SNAP 2023 Test 1 will be held tomorrow. The exam timing is 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. There is no sectional time limit in SNAP and the paper will be easier than CAT.

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