SNUSAT BTech Syllabus 2024: Download Latest Syllabus PDF

Shiv Nadar University Scholastic Aptitude Test and Academic Proficiency Test 2024 ( SNUSAT )

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SNUSAT syllabus 2024 has been released. Shiv Nadar University prescribes the SNUSAT 2024 syllabus. As per the syllabus, the exam comprises questions from four sections, that are, Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Ability, Abstract Reasoning, and Essay Writing. Candidates planning to appear in the SNUSAT 2024 exam must prepare all the essential topics related to these four sections. The SNUSAT question paper comprises both objective as well as subjective type questions. There is no negative marking for incorrect responses marked by the test takers. SNUSAT 2024 exam pattern and syllabus are similar to the previous exam session. SNUSAT syllabus shall help candidates prepare for the computer-based SNUSAT 2024. Check below the complete SNUSAT syllabus, best books for SNUSAT preparation.

Q:   What are the important topics under the Quantitative Ability section of the SNUSAT syllabus?

A:

Quantitative Ability section of SNUSAT exam is designed to gauge a student's problem-solving skills, analytical thinking, and comfort with numbers. This is crucial for many fields of study, even beyond math-heavy ones. Strong quantitative skills also improve data interpretation and critical thinking, valuable assets in any academic pursuit. Important topics in the Quant section include Algebra, Time-Speed-Distance, Allegation & Mixtures, Geometry among others.

 

Q:   What is the duration of SNUSAT exam?

A:

SNUSAT exam is conducted with four sections. Each section has a time duration as mentioned below:

  • Verbal Reasoning: 30 minutes

  • Quantitative Ability: 36 minutes

  • Abstract Reasoning: 40 minutes

  • Essay: 15 minutes

Analysing the section wise time duration, the overall exam duration for SNUSAT is 121 minutes. Candidates need to answer all the questions in a section within the stipulated time frame.

 

Q:   Which are the best books for SNUSAT abstract reasoning preparation?

A:

Sharpening your logical and analytical reasoning muscles is key to clear thinking and strong decision-making. The right books, like Logical and Analytical Reasoning by A K Gupta and Non-Verbal Reasoning by R S Aggarwal, can be powerful tools. They equip you to dissect information, identify patterns, and solve problems effectively. Through practice exercises and clear explanations, these books guide you in untangling complex situations and forming well-reasoned arguments. Invest in these valuable resources and unlock the power of clear, logical thought. 

 

Q:   Are there any negative marks in SNUSAT entrance exam?

A:

The SNUSAT exam does not have any negative marking. This means that candidates can attempt all the questions without any fear of losing marks for incorrect or unattempted questions. The exam is designed to assess the candidate's knowledge and aptitude, and negative marking can be a deterrent for some students to attempt questions they are not sure about. This is why the SNUSAT exam does not have any negative marking and allows the candidates to attempt all the questions with confidence.

 

SNUSAT 2024 Syllabus Overview

SNUSAT syllabus has four sections, including

  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Quantitative Ability
  • Abstract Reasoning
  • Essay Writing

Q:   How many sections are there in SNUSAT exam?

A:

The SNUSAT question paper is designed to evaluate the aptitude of candidates applying to the Shiv Nadar University. It is divided into four main sections- Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Ability, Abstract Reasoning, and Essay Writing.

The Verbal Reasoning section assesses a candidate's language proficiency, vocabulary, and reading comprehension skills. It includes questions on sentence completion, analogies, and critical reasoning.

The Quantitative Ability section evaluates a candidate's mathematical skills, problem-solving ability, and data interpretation skills. It includes questions on arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and data analysis.

The Abstract Reasoning section measures a candidate's ability to identify patterns and relationships between shapes and figures. It includes questions on series completion, matrix reasoning, and classification.

The Essay Writing section assesses a candidate's ability to express their thoughts and ideas in a clear and coherent manner. Candidates are given a topic and are expected to write an essay in 15 minutes.

 

Q:   What are the type of questions as per SNUSAT exam pattern?

A:

The SNUSAT exam is an important assessment for candidates who are seeking admission to Shiv Nadar University. SNUSAT exam has a total of four sections. Out of all the sections, the exam consists of three sections with multiple-choice questions. However, one section of the exam is subjective in nature, and candidates are required to type an essay on the topic provided within a time limit of 15 minutes. It is important for candidates to prepare adequately for this section as it can significantly impact their overall score in the exam.

 

Section-wise SNUSAT Syllabus 2024

Here is a section-wise list of topics, a candidate must prepare to score well in the exam:

Section 1: Abstract Reasoning

Check the table below to know the important topics for the Abstract Reasoning section.

Important topics for Abstract Reasoning section

Number Series

Clock

Sitting Arrangement

Letter Series

Matrix

Linear Arrangement

Series Missing Numbers

Cubes

Matrix Arrangement

Odd One Out

Coding-Decoding

Mathematical Puzzles

Blood Relation

Direction and Distance

Venn Diagram

Calendar

Ranking

Statements and Conclusions

Tables

Data Interpretation

Data Sufficiency

Column Graphs

Cause and Effects

Graphs Representing Area

Assumption-Premise-Conclusion

Pie Chart

Venn Diagram

Critical Reasoning

Visual Reasoning

Bar Graphs

Section 2: Verbal Ability

Check the table below to know the important topics for Verbal Ability section.

Important topics for the Verbal Ability  section

Strong and Weak Arguments

Logical Sequence of Words

Logical Deduction

Statements Assumptions

Analogies

Course of Action

Statements and Conclusions

Syllogism

Causes and Effects

Statements and Inferences

Odd One Out

Fill in the Blanks

Reading Comprehension

English Grammar

Similar sounding words

Parajumbles

Vocabulary

Incorrect Sentences

Section 3: Quantitative Ability

Check the table below to know the important topics for the QA section.

Important topics for QA section

Number System

Percentage

Instalment Payments

Work, Pipes and Cisterns

Algebra

Permutation & Combination

Discount

Geometry

Quadratic and Linear Equation

Average

Coordinate Geometry

Profit & Loss

Arithmetic Progression

Mensuration

Alligation & Mixtures

Time and Work

Probability

Time-Speed-Distance

Section 4: Essay Writing

Check the table below to know the important topics for the Essay Writing section.

Important topics for the Essay Writing section

Current Affairs Women Empowerment Environmental Pollution
Corruption Health Social Media and its impact
Video Games Swacch Bharat Importance of Education
Sports Time Management Science & Technology

Best Books for SNUSAT Preparation 2024

Check the table below to know the best books for SNUSAT 2024 preparation.

Book Name

Author/Publisher

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations

R S Aggarwal

How to Prepare for Data Interpretation for CAT

Arun Sharma

How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT

Arun Sharma and Meenakshi Upadhyay

High School Grammar

Wren & Martin

Logical and Analytical Reasoning

AK Gupta

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  • Problems in General Physics by IE Irodov

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The application fee for SNUSAT 2024 is INR 2500 for the B.Tech programme and INR 2000 for every other programmes. It is to be noted that it is crucial to book the slot atleast before 48 hours before the examination.

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SNUSAT applicants can download the admit card by following some basic steps that include visiting the Shiv Nadar University's website. Candidates need to navigate to the admissions page. followed by accessing the login window using their credentials. Login credentialks are generated at the time of r

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SNUSAT admit card hosts vital information about the exam and candidate, such as exam date, time, and venue details. Officials at the test centre verify these details with their records and valid photo ID proof. By ensuring that candidates have their admit cards in hand on the exam day, Shiv Nadar Un

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Once candidates book their exam slots for SNUSAT 2024, the university promptly releases the admit cards. SNUSAT admit card along with a valid photo ID proof are essential for candidates to gain entry to the test centre on exam day. SNUSAT 2024 exams are conducted at designated test centres, providin

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To access the SNUSAT result, visit the Shiv Nadar University website and navigate to the admission tab. Log in using your credentials, including username and password. Once logged in, proceed to the results section where you can find the SNUSAT 2024 score. Review the score and if necessary, download

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Following the SNUSAT exam, candidates proceed to the next stage of the admission process, which involves participation in a personal interview (PI) round. At Shiv Nadar University, final admission decisions are based on a holistic evaluation, taking into account various factors. These include the ca

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