SNAP 2021 Analysis

SNAP is a national-level aptitude test administered by Symbiosis International University (SIU) in the month of December/January. It is used for admission into the management courses of 15 reputed institutes associated with SIU. Generally, SNAP is held once a year but the exam was conducted on three separate days in 2020 due to covid-19 scenario. The same trend will be followed in 2021. The upcoming exam is to be held on 19 December 2021, 8 January and 16 January, 2022.
SNAP is a computer-based exam comprising of three sections that tend to evaluate the analytical, verbal, and quantitative skills of the candidate. It is more a test of time management than complexity. In other words, the exam questions are relatively easier than popular MBA tests like CAT, XAT, etc. Nevertheless, the limited number of admission seats gives rise to huge competition among the candidates. Since the students are eager to learn about the performance soon after the exam, here we bring you a detailed analysis of SNAP 2021.
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SNAP 2021: Overall Analysis
SNAP 2021 was more or less same in the difficulty level as the previous year. As expected, the pattern changes introduced last year continued for the latest session too. While the quant section as moderate in nature, the reasoning portion was easy to tackle. On the whole, smart time management and right choice of questions can lead to a high score in SNAP 2021. Listed below are the major features of SNAP 2021:
Major Features:
  • Total duration: 1 hr
  • 1 mark given for each correct answer
  • Penalty of 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer
  • No differential marking
  • No sectional time limits
  • 4 answer choices per question
  • Level of exam: Moderate
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SNAP 2021: Exam Structure & Pattern
Illustrated below is the sectional break-up of SNAP 2021:
Sections
No. of Questions
Marks
General English
15
15
Analytical & Logical Reasoning
25
25
Quantitative Aptitude, DI, & DS
20
20
Total
60
 60
SNAP 2021 Exam Analysis
In SNAP exam, verbal and reasoning sections are generally easy in terms of difficulty, while the quant part is slightly tough to crack in the given time limit. The trend continued in 2021; the detailed analysis of each section is as follows:
General English Analysis
English section was quite easy in nature and its questions mostly delved upon spotting grammatical errors and vocabulary usage. There were also questions on idioms and parts of speech. With a good hold over basic grammatical rules, students can easily attain a high accuracy in this section. Other questions included parajumbles, sentence completion and correction. A few word questions seemed tricky to answer.
Overall, an attempt of 10-12 questions with decent accuracy is bound to fetch a high score in the section.
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Analytical & Logical Reasoning Analysis
Another easy section of SNAP, reasoning part was mainly dominated by questions from letter series, coding-decoding, blood relations, input/output, calendars, syllogism, circular arrangements, analogies, and verbal reasoning. The series-based and coding questions appeared slightly tough yet were doable in the given time.
An attempt of 17-19 questions with good accuracy is enough for a high score in the section.
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Quantitative Aptitude, DI, & DS Analysis
This section is easy to moderate in nature, with simple and straightforward questions. Quant questions were mostly asked from various areas of arithmetic, while DS and DI were given much less weightage. There were also a few questions from algebra, geometry and mensuration. With an effective grasp on the fundamental concepts of mathematical topics, students can ace the section well.
An attempt of 15-17 questions serves well to hit a good score in the section.
Overall, an attempt of 36+ questions with high accuracy can get you a high percentile in SNAP 2021.
After estimating your approximate score, you must start preparing for the subsequent rounds of the selection process of your dream colleges.
Note: The actual complete analysis of SNAP 2021 conducted by our experts will be available here on the day of the exam.
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