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SNAP Test 2016: General English (GE) Syllabus, Important Topics & Study Material

Last Updated - October 25, 2016

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test, SNAP is conducted by Symbiosis International University (SIU) for admission to MBA Programmes offered by SIU B-schools. SNAP consists of four sections- General English, Quantitative Ability, General Awareness, Analytical & Logical Reasoning.

General English section comprises of Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning and Verbal Ability. There will be 40 questions asked in MCQ form.

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SNAP Test General English (GE) Weightage

Weightage of General English section is 22% in SNAP Test. Out of 150 marks, 40 marks is assigned to the section for total number of 40 questions. For SNAP Test General English, 1 mark is awarded for every correct answer while 25% marks is deducted for every incorrect attempt.

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SNAP Test General English (GE) Syllabus

General English section of SNAP Test covers syllabus/ topics such as reading comprehension, sentence completion, vocabulary, error spotting, etc. Candidates are judged on reading and comprehension skills along with other proficiencies required in English language. Vast nature of this section mainly focuses on:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Comprehension of a passage
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Antonyms and synonyms
  • Verbal ability
  • Sentence completion

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SNAP Test General English (GE) Important Topics

Though the SNAP Syllabus of General English covers a vast range of Topics, Focusing on the most asked topics/units will help the candidates’ score better in SNAP Test.

  • Reading comprehension
  • Sentence completion
  • Vocabulary based questions
  • Sentence correction and error spotting
  • Active/Passive voice
  • Jumbled Paragraph

Difficulty Level

Although General English section seems to be the easiest of all the, but a candidate should prepare smart for this section as well. Since, good 40 marks have been assigned to this section, candidates can score the maximum, provided they develop strong grammatical & vocabulary skills.

With a level of questions asked in between Easy to Moderate. According to past year test takers and experts, ‘the difficulty level of General English is lower than the other sections and less time consuming if one is well aware of the concepts involved.’

Practice More with SNAP Test Practice Papers, Model Papers, Previous Year Papers

A candidate must be fully prepared to attempt each section of the SNAP exam with perfection. To help candidates in preparing well, here are some books that are recommended to prepare for General English section of SNAP exam

BooksAuthor/ publisher
Map the SNAP Symbiosis National Aptitude Test 8 Solved (2012-2005) & 5 Mock Papers (English) PaperbackArihant experts
Arihant Descriptive General EnglishSP Bakshi
Verbal Ability And Reading ComprehensionArun Sharma & Meenakshi Upadhyay
Ace The SNAP (Paperback)IMS Learning Resources Pvt. Ltd
Symbiosis National Aptitude Test Guide (English)Ramesh Publication House

Online Resources

There are various ways in which candidate can have access to the material that is helpful in preparation of any exam. For SNAP exam, candidates can have online access to:

  • Equipped with all the material & Updated with the latest changes in General English, this website sure helps the candidates keep their preparation at par with all the competitive exams
  • The Name itself suggests the service this website boasts of, and its true. The website provides Free Online Tests that help the candidates pace up their preparation & Ace SNAP Test like a pro.
  • With proper Online Tutorials for General English, Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning and many more for the other Competitive Exams, the website sure is mecca for all the aspirants preparing for SNAP Test.
  • Similar to , but only with wider range of questions and different study packages, SNAP Test aspirants can switch from testbook to testfunda or vice versa for range of questions and study materials.



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