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SNAP Exam Pattern 2017

Updated On - December 12th 2017 by SOUMYA SEHGAL

Symbiosis International University (SIU) has released the official SNAP Exam Pattern. In a first, SNAP 2017 will be conducted in ONLINE mode on December 17. However, no other major change in SNAP Exam Pattern has been notified as yet. 

SNAP Mock Test 2017 |  SNAP 2017 Admit Card  |  SNAP Question Papers

The highlights of SNAP Exam Pattern 2017 are given below:

  • Total Questions- 150 objective-type questions 
  • Number of Sections- 4 sections viz. General English; Quantitative Data, Interpretation & Data Sufficiency; General Awareness and Analytical & Logical Reasoning.
  • SNAP SyllabusBased on Higher Secondary or 10+2 level
  • Total Time Duration- 120 minutes
  • Difficulty Level of SNAP- Moderate Check  SNAP 2016 Paper Analysis
  • Weightage of SNAP Score in Merit List- 50%

SNAP Sectional Exam Pattern

Given below is the section-wise break-up of questions in SNAP:

General English4040
Quantitative Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency4040
General Awareness3030
Analytical & Logical Reasoning4040

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SNAP Marking Scheme

FeaturesMarking scheme
For correct answer+1
For incorrect response-0.25
Calculation of score out of 150Number of correct response x 1 – Number of incorrect response x 0.25

SNAP 2017 Exam Pattern for Quantitative Aptitude (QA)

  • This section of the test aims to evaluate the applicant’s ability to solve numerical problems with speed and accuracy.
  • It will include questions to evaluate how aspirants can work with numbers, do numerical calculations and understand various arithmetic questions.
  • 40 questions will be asked from this section.
  • It is considered to be relatively a scoring section, though the level of difficulty is moderate with only a few questions above the average difficulty level. 

SNAP 2017 Syllabus for Quantitative Ability

All important topics in SNAP Quants section are mentioned below:

SNAP 2017 Syllabus for Quantitative Ability
Arithmetic ProgressionNumber System 
AverageProfit and Loss
Co-ordinate GeometryPercentage
Installment PaymentsProbability
Time and WorkPermutation and Combination
Time, Speed and DistanceMixtures and Alligations

Check SNAP QA Syllabus, Important Topics & Study Material

Expected Number of Questions in SNAP 2017

The table below will help you to understand questions that can be asked from the topics covered under Quantitative Aptitude section:

TopicsNo. of questions
Arithmetic (Numbers Properties, Percentages, Ratio, Work, TSD, averages)20
Modern Mathematics (Probability, Log, Permutation, and Combination)4
Data Interpretation (Pie chart based)5
Data Interpretation (Bar Graph-based)4

SNAP Preparation Books for Quantitative Aptitude

Preparation books for Quantitative Aptitute
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive ExaminationsVarun Gupta
Quantitative AptitudeShambhu Nath Jha & RPH Editorial Board
Study Notes Material On SNAP (SYMBIOSIS) Management Aptitude TestSourav Sir's Classes
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive ExaminationsR S Aggarwal
Quantitative Aptitude for All Competitive ExaminationsAbhijit Guha

SNAP 2017 Exam Pattern for General English (GE)

  • This General English section is designed to test a student’s knowledge and proficiency in the English language.
  • English section in Symbiosis National Aptitude Test contains 40 questions, each carrying one mark.
  • Candidates who are good with vocab can easily clear this section.
  • As for the Reading Comprehension part, questions are usually direct and to the point and the difficulty level is easy to moderate.
  • The questions must be answered on the basis of the information, stated or implied, provided in the passage.

SNAP Syllabus 2017

All important topics in SNAP English section are mentioned below:

SNAP 2017 Syllabus for General English 
SyllogismsReading Comprehension
English GrammarCloze test
Incorrect wordsSpot the error
Usage of appropriate wordsIdioms and Phrases
Synonyms and AntonymsReplace the missing words
VocabularyPara Jumble

Expected Number of Questions in SNAP 2017

The table below will help you to understand questions that can be asked from the topics covered under General English section:

TopicsNo. of questions
Reading Comprehension6
Sentence completion7
Vocabulary based questions14
Sentence correction and error spotting10
Active/Passive Voice2
Jumbled Paragraphs1

Check  SNAP 2016 Paper Analysis

SNAP Preparation Books for General English

preparation books for general english
Objective General EnglishR.S. Aggarwal, Vikas Aggarwal
General English for Competitive ExamsDisha Experts
Competitive General EnglishKiran Prakashan
Objective General EnglishS.P. Bakshi
Objective English for Competitive ExaminationHari Mohan Prasad

SNAP 2017 Exam Pattern for Logical Reasoning (LR)

  • Analytical and Logical Reasoning section consists of 40 questions.
  • Compared to previous years, LR in SNAP 2017 will see some changes in the number of questions.
  • The difficulty level of this section often fluctuates. Hence, practice as many SNAP Sample Papers as possible.

SNAP Syllabus 2017

All important topics in SNAP LR section are mentioned below:

SNAP Syllabus for Logical Reasoning
Critical reasoningVisual reasoning
Assumption-Premise-ConclusionAssertion and reasons
Statements and assumptionsIdentifying valid inferences
Identifying argumentsStatements and conclusions
Cause and EffectIdentifying probably true probably false

Expected Number of Questions in SNAP 2017

The table below will help you to understand questions that can be asked from the topics covered under Logical Reasoning section:

TopicsNo. of questions
Set based on Cubes3
Set based on arrangements5
Family tree3
Input-Output based questions5
Verbal Reasoning- Analogy1
Critical Reasoning8
Set based on directions2
Number tree1

Check SNAP LR Syllabus, Important Topics & Study Material

SNAP Preparation Books for Logical Reasoning

Preparation books for Logical Reasoning
SNAP Symbiosis MBA Admission TestPriyanka prakashan
Analytical & Logical Reasoning & Other Management Entrance TestsPeeyush Bhardwaj
A Modern Approach to Logical ReasoningR.S. Aggarwal
A Modern Approach to Logical ReasoningR.S. Aggarwal
Logical ReasoningMacaw Books

SNAP 2017 Exam Pattern for General Awareness (GA)

  • SNAP General Awareness comprises current affairs as well as the economics of the country, schemes launched by Government, Indian Polity, Geography, etc.
  • This section comprises of 30 questions.
  • Candidates are generally asked the current affairs of past two years. 
  • A regular reading habit of newspapers will definitely prove beneficial here. 

SNAP Syllabus 2017

All important topics in SNAP GK section are mentioned below:

SNAP Syllabus for General Awareness
Current AffairsBusiness
Punch line of companiesTop officials of big companies
Major corporate eventsFamous award and prizes
World RecordsBooks and authors
GeographyInternational organizations
Important quotationsSocial issues

Expected Number of Questions in SNAP 2017

The table below will help you to understand questions that can be asked from the topics covered under General Awareness section:

TopicsNo. of questions
International Affairs2
Corporate and Business1
Economy and Finance7
Science and Technology2
Indian Polity2

SNAP Preparation Books

Preparation books for General Awareness
General Awareness Basic Banking & Financial IssuesGautam Majumdar
General Knowledge 2018Purushottam Kumar
General KnowledgeDr. Binay Karna
Current General Knowledge Encyclopaedia GuideV.V.K.Subburaj

We hope you all have gained enough insights on the pattern of SNAP 2017. Practice as much as you can and we are sure you will secure excellent marks. Good luck!



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