SNAP Exam Pattern 2019

Last Updated - February 12 2018

SNAP Exam Pattern 2019

SNAP 2019 or Symbiosis National Aptitude Test 2019 is organizeed in offline method i.e. pen and paper mode. Question paper for SNAP 2019 will consist of 4 sections and objective type questions will be asked. The medium of the question paper is English only. Symbiosis International University will announce the notification for SNAP Exam Format 2019 on its official website, i.e.

SNAP 2019 includes questions from English, Present Affairs, Quantitative Ability and Logical Reasoning. For the single accurate answer, aspirants will be honoured 1 mark. It is organizeed for 150 marks with 150 questions. There is 1/4th negative marking in the question paper.

SNAP 2019 is organizeed for aspirants want admission in MBA colleges of Symbiosis International University. Aspirants must check all important details regarding SNAP 2019 Exam Format further in the article. The syllabus will of Higher Secondary or 10+2 level. Every year, SNAP is organizeed by the University itself in the month of December, the registration for which commences in August.

Exam Format Highlights of SNAP 2019

Exam NameSymbiosis National Aptitude Test 2019
Exam ModeOffline i.e. Pen and Paper Mode
Number of Paper1
Number of Sections4
Question Paper TypeObjective
SNAP 2019 Total Marks150
Exam Duration2 hours
No. of Questions150
SNAP 2019 Exam DateDecember 2019

Exam Format in Detail of SNAP 2019

SNAP exam will be organizeed in the offline method only. Given below is the detailed explanation of exam format aspirants can check for better understanding of SNAP 2019 exam. The question paper consists of multiple choice questions.

  • Question Paper consists of 4 sections i.e. Reasoning, Quantitative Ability, English and Present Affairs.
  • The total time period to clear the exam is 2 hours.
  • Aspirants have to select one accurate option among 4 available choices.
  • There are total 150 questions carrying 150 marks.
  • The exam is organizeed in English language only.

Given below is the distribution of questions and marks in various section aspirants can check:

The least number of questions are asked from the Reasoning section. Sections of English, Present Affairs and Quantitative Ability contain an equal number of questions i.e. 40.

SectionNumber of Questions in each section
Verbal Reasoning, General English: Comprehension, Verbal Ability40
Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, Quantitative Data40
Present Affairs30
Logical and Analytical Reasoning40

Marking Scheme of SNAP 2019

SNAP 2019 Exam consists of 150 marks in total. Given below is the marking scheme of exam aspirants can check. Each question asked in the exam carries equal weightage.

  • For every single accurate response, aspirants will be honoured 1 mark
  • There is no deduction of marks for the un-attempted question.
  • For every inaccurate answer, aspirants have to lose 0.25 Marks.

Given below is the distribution of marks in various sections of SNAP 2019

Section of Present Affair contains at least marks i.e. 30. Remaining sections include an equal number of marks i.e. 40.

SectionMarks in each section
General English40
Quantitative Ability40
Present Affairs30

Syllabus of SNAP 2019

Aspirants must check the syllabus for a better understanding of question paper before start preparing for SNAP 2019. Given below is the syllabus for SNAP 2019 aspirants can check.

General English

  • Jumbled Words
  • Sentence Corrections
  • Reading Comprehension passage and poem
  • Odd one out
  • Analogies
  • Verbal reasoning
  • Syllogisms
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence Completion
  • One word Substitution
  • Foreign language words used in English
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Idioms

Present Affairs

  • Sports
  • Events
  • Business
  • Important Quotations
  • Books and Authors
  • Social Issue
  • Geography
  • Automobiles
  • Politics
  • Awards
  • History
  • Science
  • World Records
  • Finance
  • International Organizations


  • Functions
  • Family tree
  • Identifying valid inferences
  • Statement and conclusion
  • Identifying strong arguments and weak arguments
  • Puzzles
  • Identifying next number in series
  • Coding and decoding
  • Definitely true
  • Critical Reasoning
  • Syllogism
  • Identifying probably true
  • Matrix arrangements
  • Assumption premise and conclusion
  • Probably false
  • Sequencing
  • Statements and assumptions
  • Assertion and reasons
  • Visual reasoning
  • Linear arrangements
  • Symbol-based problems
  • Cause and effect
  • Definitely false

Quantitative Ability

  • Set theory
  • Data Interpretation
  • Coordinate geometry
  • Linear equations
  • Averages
  • Mixture and allegations
  • Graph representing area
  • Trailing zeroes
  • Simple and compound interest
  • HCF and LCM
  • Finding last digits
  • Properties of numbers
  • Functions
  • Number of factors
  • Time and work
  • Number system
  • Exponent
  • Standard deviation
  • Logarithm
  • Trigonometry
  • Polygons
  • Venn diagram
  • Percentages
  • Tables
  • Pie charts
  • Graphs
  • Arithmetic
  • Factorials
  • Quadratic equations
  • Remainders
  • Sequence and series
  • Successive divisions
  • Algebra- Binomial theorem
  • Complex Numbers
  • Charts
  • Higher degree equations
  • Geometry- circles, triangles, mensuration
  • Special series
  • Clocks and calendars
  • Lines and angles
  • Probability and statistics
  • Permutation and combination
  • Ratio and proportions
  • Inequalities
  • Time speed and distance

Advisable Books for SNAP 2019

Books play an important role for aspirants preparing for exam. It is necessary for aspirants to choose right book which will enhance their knowledge of the particular subject. Some of the advisable books for SNAP preparation are mentioned below.

  1. English Language
Book NameAuthor Name
Verbal Ability and Reading ComprehensionArihant Publications
Pearson guide to Verbal AbilitySujit Kumar
  1. Reasoning
Book NameAuthor Name
Verbal and Non-Verbal reasoning BookR.S Agrawal
Logical ReasoningArihant Publication
  1. Quantitative Ability
Book NameAuthor Name
How to prepare for Quantitative Ability For CATTMH Publication
Quantum CATSarvesh verma
  1. General Awareness
  • Manorama Yearbook
  • Pratiyogita Darpan
  • Competitive Success

Important Instructions of SNAP 2019

Given below are some of the important instructions for SNAP 2019 aspirants should follow to avoid any discrepancy.

  • Aspirants must carry their SNAP Hall Ticket 2019 on the day of the exam along with a valid photo identity proof.
  • Aspirants establish with any barred items inside the examination hall will be disqualified.
  • Aspirants should also follow all the instructions given by the examiner in the examination hall.
  • No electronic item is allowed in the examination hall which is considered as the subject of cheating.
  • Failure to follow instructions in the examination will lead to disqualification.
  • Aspirants can approach the Centre Superintendent/ Examiner in the room if they require any technical assistance, first aid emergency or any information regarding the test.
  • Aspirant should access the exam centre an hour prior to the commencement of exam

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