Books for SNAP Preparation lay a solid foundation for candidates aspiring to ace the exam and get into a top-level B-school. As there are plenty of books available for SNAP, it is not easy to decide upon the most relevant ones. So, our experts have compiled the best SNAP books for each section of SNAP 2024.
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One of the popular entrance exams, SNAP is taken by over 60,000 MBA aspirants every year. It is conducted by Symbiosis International University for admission to MBA programmes offered by the affiliated institutes. Generally, students spend 3-6 months for SNAP preparation.
But before starting your preparation, you must be aware of the right resources.
1. SNAP Books for General English
This section generally has questions from the following areas: Verbal Reasoning, Vocabulary and Grammar. Many aspirants have found this to be a relatively easy section in SNAP. Listed below are the top SNAP preparation books for General English section:
- Hitbullseye’s SNAP VARC Series
The Verbal Ability book series offers comprehensive coverage for various MBA exams like CMAT, GRE, and GMAT. These books provide focused content on essential areas such as Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary, and Verbal skills. Focus on choosing a strategic learning structure that includes theory, strategic planning, and targeted practice, students can study methodically and systematically to achieve optimal outcomes. The series also ensures in-depth explanations and diverse question sets to fully equip students to tackle examination questions. Emphasizing analytical thinking and strategic preparation, this series aims to enhance students' preparedness and increase their chances of success in competitive exams.
As you can observe, most of the books for SNAP exam preparation are the same as that for CAT. This is because the syllabus for such exams is mostly similar.
A particular favorite of the SNAP paper setters are questions on 'Kangaroo Words'. A kangaroo word is one that contains letters of another word, in order, with the same meaning. For example, the word 'allocate' contains the word 'allot'. For more such pairs, you can refer to the list of Kangaroo Words given in our Vocab Builder
2. Books for Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
SNAP exam gives a heavy weightage to Arithmetic. Further, the questions on Data Sufficiency is a little tricky and appear complex, if you are not aware of its different types. Given below are the Maths and DI books for SNAP exam preparation:
Hitbullseye’s Math Formulae & Concept Revision
Hitbullseye’s MBA Math- 1 & 2
These SNAP books are a valuable resource for exam preparation. The content is meticulously crafted, making challenging quantitative problems accessible and solvable. With clear explanations, a wide range of practice questions, and detailed solution strategies, it caters to both beginners and advanced learners. The book's insightful approach towards the QA section ensures a smooth and progressive learning experience. It includes tips, tricks, common pitfalls, and time management strategies that enhance problem-solving skills and boost confidence.
Online support and additional resources provided with the book add immense value. This study material is considered the best for MBA, a must-have for MBA aspirants aiming to conquer the QA section with confidence and competence.
Hitbullseye's 'Math Formulae & Concept Revision' is another excellent resource for mathematical learning. These SNAP exam books provides a comprehensive collection of formulas and concepts, presented with clarity. The book is meticulously organized, simplifying challenging topics into understandable segments. It serves as a comprehensive guide for MBA-CMAT exams, ensuring thorough preparation. The attention to detail in explaining each formula and concept is remarkable, with practical examples and real-world applications included to enhance understanding. Moreover, the book emphasizes the importance of revision for long-term retention and problem-solving skills.
3. Books for Analytical & Logical Reasoning
The Analytical and logical reasoning section is quite a scoring part of SNAP. In this, you need to learn the simple approach to handle complex topics and questions. The following are the reasoning books for SNAP preparation:
Hitbullseye’s LR 1 & 2
The recommended resource for SNAP exam preparation, particularly for the Analytical Logical Reasoning section, offers a methodical and detailed approach to tackling these types of problems. It breaks down complex concepts into manageable parts and progressively introduces them with examples of increasing difficulty, ensuring a thorough understanding. With a wide variety of practice questions that reflect the range and depth of NMAT exam questions, the book serves as a comprehensive training ground for aspirants.
Logical Reasoning is a tricky section which needs to be attempted several times before the actual exam day for practice. This will help in the better set- selection and avoiding any surprises on the day of the exam. Also managing the time and attempting the questions within 40 mins is a crucial skill for this section.
To improve and practice choose from these online mock tests to know the level of your preparation.
SNAP eBooks by Hitbullseye
Considering the needs of aspirants, our expert faculty has collated comprehensive eBooks for SNAP exam preparation. These books shed light on the fundamental and advanced concepts of all the crucial topics of SNAP. Moreover, you will be equipped with a good number of practice questions to bolster your proficiency in each topic. Some of the eBooks lay a special emphasis on the tips, shortcuts and strategy for SNAP-specific questions. Download these eBooks and ace your SNAP exam.
Some other books for SNAP Preparation
While the above-mentioned are the best books for SNAP preparation, you may also refer to the following ones to fine-tune your proficiency:
- Map the SNAP Symbiosis National Aptitude Test: 5 mock tests and sample papers by Arihant
- SNAP Guide by Ramesh publication house