SNAP 2020 Preparation Tips - Exam Scheduled for 6th and 9th January

SNAP 2020 exam is conducted and organized by Symbiosis International University (Pune) for admission to its different administration programs offered at its associated organizations, including SCMHRD and SIBM.

Nidhi Gupta
Jan 4, 2021, 18:52 IST
How to prepare for SNAP Exam
How to prepare for SNAP Exam

After CAT exam, the next big thing in the MBA entrance world is the SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test). It is conducted and organised by Symbiosis International University (Pune) for admission to its different administration programs offered at its associated organizations, including SCMHRD and SIBM. Every year more than 50,000 understudies take the exam. It grants admission to one of the 14 B-Schools associated to SIU. What separates SNAP from the CAT is the General Awareness Section and the general level of trouble; the General Awareness area has a key part to play in the SNAP. You need to learn a special technique to crack SNAP Entrance Exam.

SNAP test is a target test that obliges you to do 60 SNAP questions in one hour, with negative checking of 0.25 marks for erroneous answers. This requires speed alongside exactness to pick up a decent score. You can practice building your velocity and precision with test questions and earlier years' papers. SNAP from this year a computer-based test, with an aggregate span of 60 minutes. Every question has 4 reactions out of which understudies need to choose the right one. 

SNAP 2020 Sections


Marks Per

Correct Answer

Total Marks

General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability




Analytical & Logical Reasoning




Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency





1. Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation

This segment incorporates questions from Quant, Data understanding and additionally information adequacy with Quantitative Aptitude conveying most extreme weight. Questions are significant number juggling construct with substantial accentuation in light of points like Time and Distance, Time and Work, Mixtures and allegations, Percentages, benefit Loss, proportion extent. There may be questions from geometry and mensuration as well. You have to look over your ideas on these ranges. Information Sufficiency could conceivably be a part of the paper. The questions are not extremely precarious and in this manner velocity is a distinct advantage for this segment. Attempt to rehearse and understand however many questions as could be allowed with different techniques focusing down on the quickest one.

2. Logical Reasoning

This has been the most scoring area out of all. The questions are clear and simple to crack. This segment conveys most extreme imprints with every question carrying 2 marks each. Applicants ought to revive their ideas on riddles, number and letter arrangement, coding and interpreting, fortifying and debilitating contentions and Non-verbal thinking.

3. Verbal Ability

This area includes questions on verbal thinking, Vocabulary and language structure. So as to triumph this territory applicants are encouraged to practice, read and read. Practice daily papers, magazines, online articles and so forth. Enhance your vocabulary as much as you can. You can get a grip of plenty of well-suited words in the various books.

A few tips to channelize your SNAP cracking talent.

The previous years' investigation demonstrates that a practically identical number of questions depend on the centre ideas of the themes. Thus, it is encouraged to have your essential ideas cleared and appropriately comprehended alongside its applications.

SNAP is an exam that tests your capacity to break questions in view of Algebra and Arithmetic subjects like Percentages, Profit and Loss, TSD, Logarithms. The careful routine of an assortment of questions is required to split this segment. Numerous Quantitative capacity, Data Interpretation and Analytical and Logical Reasoning questions require serious counts. In spite of the fact that on screen adding machine office has been presented in CAT from this year, it is desirable over practice figures through approximations and/or Vedic Math methods for different exams including SNAP.

SNAP 5 Year Question Paper Analysis: 2008-2012

SNAP has tested the several condidates with this segment by including questions from an assortment of themes like Coding-Decoding, Venn chart, Cubes, Facts surmising Judgment, Letter arrangement, blood relations, twofold line circulation, verbal similarity, 3D squares, arrangement, confuses. This remaining parts a critical area as the weightage given per question is double the weightage of questions of different areas (30Q – 60 marks).

This segment essentially tests your vocabulary more than your examining ability which is apparent from the incorporation of more vocab based questions like equivalent words, antonyms, oddball, figures of speech and expression when contrasted with RCs. SNAP involves barely 8-9 questions in light of RCs. This pattern demonstrates useful to those with a decent hang on vocabulary as it builds their endeavour with great exactness in a moderately less time.

Vocabulary for SNAP Exam

An ideal approach to screen your execution is to take SNAP ridicules at standard interims. This screens your advancement as well as enhance your score as it gives you the chance to take a shot at your weaker segments.

The way to accomplishment for all the MBA placement tests particularly SNAP is shrewd determination of questions and time administration, is without a doubt material here also, particularly in Quantitative, DI and Analytical and Logical Reasoning segments. The questions including monotonous estimations appear to be enticing to endeavour however a methodology based way to deal with endeavour questions which are gotten from your fake examination comes helpful here.

In general, you have to comprehend that the test is an impression of certain fundamental administrative abilities. You can do well by maintaining fundamental administration standards like successful time administration, right prioritization, a key way to deal with various segments and a prudent blend of rate and exactness!

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