SNAP Exam Pattern , Know in details

  • 10Aug,2019

    Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is a national level MBA entrance exam to get admission in to the 15 constituent symbiosis MBA colleges of Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune. This year the SNAP entrance 2019 is going to be held in 15 Dec 2019 from 2 PM to 4 PM and the last date to apply for SNAP 2019 is 23rd Nov 2019. Before 2 years, SNAP was used to be a paper based test. Then it changed in to a computer based exam and the exam pattern also changed.

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    SNAP Exam Pattern 2019-

    The SIU, Pune has brought a variety of changes in SNAP 2019 exam pattern. Here we have given you some of the major changes of SNAP exam pattern 2019 from SNAP 2018-

    Components of SNAP Exam pattern
    SNAP Exam Pattern 2019
    SNAP Exam Pattern 2018
    Total Questions
    Sectional Composition of Questions in SNAP 2019 exam pattern
    English-30; QA & DI-35; Reasoning-30; Current Affairs-20
    English-35; QA & DI-35; Reasoning-35; Current Affairs-25
    Normal Questions (MCQ Type)
    Special Questions (Non-MCQ Type)
    5 (Only in QADI section)
    Scoring Pattern (Normal Questions)

    +1 Mark for Each Correct Answer in Quant & Current Affairs sections; +1.5 Marks for English and Reasoning Sections

    (110 MCQs)

    +1 Mark for Each Correct Answer of Normal Questions (110 MCQs)
    Scoring Pattern (Special Questions)
    +2 Marks for Each Correct Answer of Special Questions (5 Non MCQs)
    +2 Marks for Each Correct Answer of Special Questions (20 Non MCQs)
    Negative Marking
    -25% for each wrong answer

    -0.25 Mark for each wrong answer of Normal Question

    -0.50 Mark for each wrong answer of Special Question

    Choice of Answer Options (Normal Questions)
    4 for Normal Questions only
    4 for Normal Questions only
    Choice of Answer Options (Special Questions)
    No Choice. Must Write the answer in the given space on computer screen using virtual key board
    No Choice. Must Write the answer in the given space on computer screen using virtual key board
    Number of SNAP 2019 Test Cities

    Here are some important information regarding SNAP 2019-

    SNAP Pattern 2019
     Important information
    SNAP Exam Conducting Authority
    Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune
    SNAP 2019 Exam Mode
    Online Computer Based Test
    Top MBA colleges accepting SNAP 2019 score
    SIBM Pune, SCHMRD, SIIB, SIBM Bengaluru and all the institutes affiliated to Symbiosis International University
    SNAP exam Duration
    120 minutes 
    Total Questions in SNAP
    Total Maximum Marks
    Number of Sections
    How Many Times SNAP is held in a year
    Type of questions in SNAP

    110 MCQs followed by 4 answer options

    5 Non MCQs with No answer option

    Sectional Cut off
    There is no individual sectional cutoff.
    Facility to choose order of sections
    There is no pre-fixed order for sections. The exam allows switching freely among different sections.

    There are total 3 sections in SNAP but this year current affairs is introduced as a new paper in this exam so there are total 4 sections now-

    1. Quantitative Aptitude

    2. Logical Reasoning/Data Interpretation

    3. English    

    4. Current Affairs

    Here is the table consisting of the data of sections, number of MCQ & Non-MCQ questions, etc-

    MCQ type
    Non-MCQ type
    Total question
    General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability
    30 (+1.5 Marks for each correct answer)
    Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
    30 (+ 1 Mark for Each Correct Answer)
     5 (+2 Marks for each Correct answer)
    Analytical & Logical Reasoning
    30 (+1.5 Marks for each correct answer)
    Current Affairs
    20 (+ 1 Mark for Each Correct Answer)

    Here are some important dates related to SNAP 2019-

    SNAP 2019 Exam processes 
    SNAP 2019 Notification Release
    2nd Aug 2019
    SNAP 2019 Date for Registration start
    16th Aug 2019
    SNAP 2019 Last date to Apply
    23rd Nov 2019
    SNAP 2019 Last date to Pay Exam Fee
    23rd Nov 2019
    SNAP 2019 start date for Admit Card download
    2nd Dec 2019
    SNAP 2019 last date for Admit Card download
    15th Dec 2019
    SNAP Exam Date 2019
    15th Dec (2PM to 4 PM)
    SNAP 2019 result date
    10th Jan 2020

    SNAP 2019 exam pattern and Syllabus-

    The SNAP aspirants should change their preparation strategy for SNAP 2019 as the exam pattern and syllabus for SNAO 2019 has changed now, Here we are discussing about the syllabus each section consist of-


    Reading Comprehension (RC) Passages- 2 RC Passage followed by 10 questions, RC topics are based on Facts, Opinion, Literature, Current Affairs among others, 

    Verbal Ability (VA):

    Synonyms, Antonyms, Fill in the Blanks, Idioms, Phrases, Vocabulary usage, Jumbled Paragraphs, Correction of Errors in sentences,

    Core Grammar usage – Conditionals, Active Passive, Indirect Narration etc.

    Verbal Reasoning- Critical Reasoning, Analogy, Identifying Parts of Speech

    Quantitative Aptitude:

    Number System, Arithmetic - Percentage, Profit-Loss, Interest, Time- Speed-Distance, Averages, Ratio, Algebra, Linear Equations; Quadratic Equations, Logarithm, Progressions, Binomial Theorem, Surds and Indices, Inequalities, Permutation and Combination, Probability Functions, Set Theory, Mixtures and Alligations, Geometry, Co-ordinate Geometry, Trigonometry, Mensuration.

    Logical Reasoning/Data Interpretation:

    Series, Graphs-Pie Chart, Tables, Bar Graph, etc.

    For Current Affairs:

    Business & Economics, Personalities & Awards, Sports, International Events, Science & Technology, Geography, Missions of the Countries, Miscellaneous, etc.

    As the exam pattern of SNAP 2019 has changed so the students should have go through the new pattern to crack the exam and have to cover the syllabus for SNAP 2019 as per to attend all the questions.

    Read here, SNAP Preparation Tips: Know how to prepare
    Read also: SNAP Registration: Application Form, Fees, Preparation, Syllabus

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