How to Prepare for SNAP 2020?
How to prepare for SNAP 2020 - When it comes to preparation for any exam, many questions arise in the mind of a candidate such as, from when to start their preparation, how to prepare, how much time it will take to complete the whole syllabus, what are the most important topic, is there any need of coaching, etc. Those who want to pursue MBA from the participating institute of Symbiosis University (Deemed University) will have to appear for SNAP 2020, it is normal to raise a question “How to prepare for SNAP 2020”. But, before starting preparation for the SNAP entrance test, one should know some vital tips that need to be kept in mind. Through this candidates are able to solve asked questions with ease. Symbiosis National Aptitude Test is a national level entrance exam for admission to various B-schools affiliated to Symbiosis University. Read the full article by Careers360 to know all the aspects regarding SNAP preparation.
How to prepare for SNAP 2020
Before knowing how to prepare for SNAP 2020, candidates should go through with the exam pattern and its structure. As per last year, some changes have been made in the SNAP question paper such as there is a change in the number of special questions, total number of questions and marking scheme. Check the detailed exam pattern of SNAP 2020.
SNAP 2020 Exam Pattern (As per last year trend)
Marks per Correct Answer
Marks Per Correct Answer
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability
Analytical and Logical Reasoning
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
Number of Questions: In comparison to SNAP 2018, the total number of questions has been reduced from 130 to 110. Previously the total number of special questions was 20 and from now on only 7 special questions will be asked in SNAP 2020.
Marking Scheme: For every correct answer 1.5 marks will be awarded and for each incorrect answer 25% of the awarded marks will be deducted.
When and how to prepare for SNAP 2020?
While preparing for any competitive exam one should analyze the first thing is, how much time he or she requires to complete the whole syllabus, which part of the syllabus one can cover in the limited time. As per experts, minimum 2 to 3 months are required to prepare for any competitive exam. Applicants can prepare through various means such as having proper study material, so one can allott equal time to every section.
SNAP Syllabus 2020
The very first step to preparation for SNAP is to know its syllabus. There is no official syllabus specified by Symbiosis University, but based on previous year question papers or sample papers we provide the list of topics which one need to go through with the entire SNAP 2020 syllabus to do well in the SNAP entrance test.
SNAP 2020 topics for Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
Simple Interest and Compound Interest
Ratio and Proportion
HCF & LCM
Profit and Loss
Geometric and Arithmetic Progression
SNAP 2020 topics for Analytical & Logical Reasoning
Symbol Based Problems
Coding and Decoding
SNAP 2020 topics for General English
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How to prepare for SNAP 2020- Do Hard work smartly and focus on speed and accuracy
In order to prepare for any other entrance test or SNAP exam, one needs to work hard and practice more questions during preparation. Candidates should attempt every type of question from all the topics so that one will get to know what their strong areas are and on which topics they need to work hard. While solving questions candidates should focus on their speed and accuracy rate. In the SNAP entrance test there is a negative marking scheme that is applicable, which means accuracy plays a vital role in SNAP 2020.
Preparation Tips for SNAP 2020
One needs to keep in mind that the SNAP entrance exam is a reflection of basic managerial skills. Candidates need to focus on some management skills such as time management, prioritization, the speed with accuracy and strategic approach to different sections. Go through with the best tips to prepare for SNAP 2020.
Take SNAP Mock Test
The best way to know the exam pattern of SNAP, one should take it’s mock test. Giving mock tests regularly will help in knowing strong and weak areas. For every management entrance exam, giving mock tests should be a thumb rule in the last week of exam preparation. The best part is, it enhances the time management skill which is must for every candidate who is going to appear for SNAP.
Avoid new topics during last week of exam
Candidates should not take any new topic one week before exam, apart from that they just need to do their revision of strong portions. Do not read anything new in the last moment because it is hard to remember without proper revision.
Thorough with the entire syllabus
It is hard to complete the entire syllabus but if one can cover most of it then one can assure that they score good in the SNAP entrance test. Don’t leave such topics that are frequent in the previous years SNAP entrance exam.
Keep practicing weak topics
While preparing for SNAP, candidates should identify their weaker areas and work on them with immediate effect. Weaker sections or topics can be improved with constant practice. Try to find short tricks to solve those questions that fall under your weaker topics.
Revision and Make Sticky Notes
It is necessary to do revision on a regular basis. Allot equal time to each section for revision, sometimes there are few topics which are easily forgettable, so one needs to do special revision to those topics. It is necessary to prepare sticky notes, these self made notes play an important role during revision. It should contain formulae, concept and short tricks.
As we know, Hard work always pays, but one should put their efforts in the right direction at the right time with the right approach. So, one should do their preparation in a smart way.
Make a priority list
Candidates should practice the questions and sections as per their priority. If a candidate find any section easy and less time consuming, then they should attempt it first. Questions which you thought were easy but need long calculation should be solved later.
Keep an eye on the timer while solving each section or topic. If a question takes too much time to solve, then leave it and jump over another topic. As per the total time duration of SNAP entrance test which is 120 minutes (2 hours), that is why time management will be the most important thing to keep in mind while preparing for SNAP. Solving questions in a time bound manner will help one on the day of the exam.
Recommended Books for SNAP 2020
Arihant Descriptive General English by SP Bakshi
Quantitative Aptitude Quantum CAT for Admission into IIMs (English)
Symbiosis National Aptitude Test Guide (English)
Entrance Guide MAT (English)
Manorama Year Book
Target SNAP and General Knowledge by Disha and Arihant
Map the SNAP Test by rK Jha
Manorama Year Book
Map the SNAP Test by Arihant
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning by Arun Sharma
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning by RS Aggarwal
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by RS Aggarwall
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension by Arun Sharma & Meenakshi Upadhyay
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Sir/Mam , I would like to know about full syllabus of CAT , XAT ,IIFT ,SNAP section wise like in Quants ,How many chapters are there ,what are they . what are the important topics which comes every year.Same as for other sections also. And what are the similarities in above entrance exams
QA can be categorised into Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry and Advanced Mathematics. Practise chapter by chapter and develop mental calculations. Like practise more of basic summation, subtraction, fractions and tables. Numbers, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Simple and Compound Interest, Ratio, Proportionality, Time-Distance, Time-Work, Mixtures, Averages, Partnership, Permutation and Combinations, Probability, Set Theory, Progression and Series, Line, Angles, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Polygon, Circles, Ares, Volume, Height and Distance, Coordinate Geometry, Basic Trigonometry are few important topics.
Because this section involves mathematics and takes most of your time, your focus should be on solving the problems efficiently in the beginning. Even if it takes time, practise upto perfection. Practise as many questions as you can in the conventional way. As and when you get a grip on the subject, you can go for short cuts. Memorise tables, square roots, cube roots, conversion from percent to fraction, etc. Solve sample papers on Mathematics. In the beginning, do not worry about the time it takes. As you practise, you will get the hang of the subject and it will be easier for you
In 10th-64%, 12th-55% ,Grads- pursuing If i manage to get 90-99%ile in CAT,XAT,IIFT,SNAP will i convert any calls from top 10 IIMs and top 10 B-school ?
There are a number of other factors which judge whether you will get through even after getting a higher percentile. You subject in graduation subject, what cateogory you fall in. If you get 99 percentile in cat then for sure you'll get calls from some of the CAP IIMs, MDI, IMT and other b schools. This doesn't apply for other bschools in the category like IIFT or even SIBM. But still it still can't be predicted as to you will get a call or not. For your cat prep. You can start off by appearing for a mock test conducted free online and assess your performance that'll help you see and judge the areas you need improvement in and then decide if you need coaching or you can go on by yourself. You can either go for self study or Prepare with a tutor. For english prep. You can start off with Word Power Made easy, do this book twice, don't rush but read it and learn for 30-45 mins everyday. For Quants and LR-Di Arun sharma. Giving a mock a week and analyzing your strengths and weakness in terms of topics, score, percentile score and the time you are spending per question is really important.
Do take mocks religiously and you'll see how much it can affect your preparation in a positive manner.
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can i get 2018 and 2019 snap question paper?
You can get previous year question papers of snap by going through our page for which league is provided below
These papers will help you to understand the types of questions which are asked in exam, you will understand the important topics which are covered in the exam by practising them, you will also get to know your preparation level .Best of luck for your examination.
You have take non-zero positive marks in GATE to take admission in M Tech at local colleges in maharashtra. I got 6.60. Now how I can dowload my result since there is no option at GATE website to print it? I can take snap shot of my result but I dont know wtheter it will be accpetable or not?
Those who have not qualified in GATE will not receive any GATE score.But to provide your score at the time of document verification you can follow the steps given below
- Login with your credentials in GATE IIT-D portal (in google chrome)
- You will be displayed your marks, on top right corner you can see three dots click on it.
- Click of print. A dialog box will appear.In destination select "save as PDF" option and save the file in a named folder.
- Take the print out for further reference.