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SNAP-Symbiosis National Aptitude Test 

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is an aptitude test conducted by Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune for admission to MBA programs. All institutes under Symbiosis International University have made the SNAP exam mandatory for taking admission to MBA programs. SNAP is the initial step in the admission process after which the students are required to submit applications in individual colleges and clear personal interaction and Writing Ability Test (WAT). Since 2007, candidates aspiring to join MBA programs offered by institutes of Symbiosis International University have to take the common, mandatory Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) test.

Eligibility Criteria For SNAP 2018:

  • Graduate from any recognized / statutory University or Institute with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST). Programs which require specific discipline/ subject specialization need to be checked for eligibility as given by the respective Institute.
  • A candidate who has completed qualifying degree from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). All foreign degrees/ qualifications need to be verified from AIU by the candidate before seeking admission to any program of SIU.

Exam Pattern for SNAP 2018:

  • The exam will be organized via online mode.
  • The test duration will be of 120 minutes.
  • Questions will be objective type. Each question has 4 responses.
  • The question paper will contain total 180 objective type questions.
  • One mark will be given for each correct response.
  • For each wrong answer 25% negative marks will be done.

The SNAP exam pattern is mentioned below:

Sections

Total Marks

General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability

40

Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

40

General Awareness: General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Business Scenario

40

Analytical & Logical Reasoning

60

Total

180

How To Apply For SNAP 2018:

  • SNAP Registration Process: Candidates can register online.
  • Modes of Payment for SNAP test Process:Given below are instructions for payment of SNAP test fee.
  • Online payment through credit card: The candidate can pay directly through a Master or Visa card online by following the instructions on the SNAP website after the registration. 
  • Online payment through net banking: The candidate may transfer SNAP test fee to Symbiosis Test Secretariat account using Net Banking option after the registration. 
  • Payment through cash
  • Payment through demand draft
  • Note: All disputes between the candidate and the Symbiosis Test Secretariat shall be subject to exclusive jurisdiction of Pune city and by Arbitration only.

SNAP 2018 Syllabus:

Before preparing for exams candidates should have complete knowledge about the syllabus. The SNAP syllabus comprises of various topics such as General English (Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning and Verbal Ability), Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, General Awareness (General Knowledge, Current Affairs and Business Scenario), Analytical and Logical Reasoning.

General Awareness:

Important quotations, Social issues, Sports, Finance, Entertainment, Politics Major corporate events Famous award and prizes, Automobiles, World Records, Books and authors, Science, International organizations, Current Affairs, Business, History, Geography, Punch line of companies, Top officials of big companies, etc.

General English:

Sentence Correction, Sentence completion, Sentence correction, Comprehension of passage (Poems can also come), Foreign language words used in English, Verbal Reasoning, Syllogisms, Contextual usage, Fill In the Blanks, Jumbled paragraphs with four or five sentences, Jumbled paragraphs (6 sentences with first and last fixed), Analogies, Antonyms, Odd one out, Idioms, One word substitution, Different usage of same word, etc.

Quantitative Ability:

Pipes and Cisterns, Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Allegation & Mixtures, Work, Set Theory, Venn Diagram, Clocks, Probability, Vectors, Binomial Expansion, Co-ordinate geometry, Permutations & Combinations, Installment Payments, Trigonometry, Logarithm, Ratios and Proportion, Percentages, In-equations Quadratic and linear equations Algebra, Partnership, Calendar, Geometry, Time-Speed-Distance, Work and time, Profit & Loss, Averages, Number system, HCF & LCM, Geometric Progression, Geometric mean, Harmonic mean, Median, Mode, Number Base System, Arithmetic progression, Arithmetic mean, BODMAS, Mensuration, Maxima & Minima Progression, Surds & Indices, Complex numbers, etc.

Reasoning:

Probably false, definitely true, Syllogisms, Functions, Family tree – identifying relationship among group of people, Symbol Based problems, Linear arrangements, Matrix arrangements, definitely false kind of statement, Coding and decoding , Sequencing , Data Interpretation based on text, graphs and tables. Graphs can be Column graphs, Bar Graphs, Line charts, Venn diagram, Pie Chart, Graphs representing Area, Identifying next number in series, Puzzles, etc. Critical reasoning, Assumption-Premise-Conclusion, Visual reasoning,  Identifying valid inferences ,Identifying Strong arguments and Weak arguments, Assertion and reasons, Statements and assumptions, Cause and Effect, Identifying Probably true, Statements and conclusions, etc.