SNAP Exam Pattern 2018

SNAP Exam PatternSNAP Exam Pattern 2018 - Symbiosis International (Deemed University) prescribes the SNAP 2018 exam pattern. Candidates get to know about the type of questions asked in the exam, marking scheme of the test, duration of the test, total number of questions, etc. with the help of the SNAP exam pattern 2018. As per the important dates of SNAP 2018, the exam would be held in the third week of December 2018. SNAP 2018 will be an online (computer-based) test of 2-hour duration carrying 150 multiple choice questions. SNAP allows admission to 15 SIU institutes. Get all the information related to the SNAP 2018 exam pattern and other relevant details related to the exam in this article.

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SNAP Exam Pattern 2018


Before knowing the complete SNAP 2018 exam pattern, let’s have a look at the highlights of the exam.

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Highlights of SNAP Exam Pattern 2018

SNAP Highlights


Duration of the Test

2 hours

Total Number of Sections


Total Number of Questions


Marks per question


Negative marking

25 percent (each wrong asnwer will deduct 1/4th or 0.25 marks

SNAP 2018 exam will be divided into four major sections - General Awareness, Analytical and Logical Reasoning, General English, Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency. Now, understand the exam structure. The below given table explains the complete SNAP 2018 exam pattern.


SNAP Exam Pattern



No. of Questions

Total Marks


General Awareness: General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Business Scenario




Analytical and Logical Reasoning




General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability




Quantitative, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency





Marking Scheme: Each question carries one mark. Every correct answer will give 1 mark and each incorrect response will deduct 25 percent of the allotted marks.


Total Number of questions – The total number of questions in SNAP last year were 150. It’s likely to remain the same this year. Change in the number of questions in each section may or may not change this year. 


SNAP Syllabus 2018 – The syllabus of the exam is broadly divided into four sections as mentioned in the table above. The table explains the SNAP 2018 syllabus:


Syllabus of SNAP 2018



General Awareness

  • Entertainment

  • Quotations

  • Current affairs

  • World records

  • Social issues

  • Geography

  • Politics and History

  • Business and Finance, etc.

Analytical and Logical Reasoning

  • Data interpretation based on text, graphs and tables

  • Column graphs and Bar graphs

  • Critical reasoning

  • Coding and decoding puzzles

  • Line chart and Pie charts

  • Syllogisms

  • Visual reasoning

  • Symbol Based problems, etc.

General English

  • Sentence correction

  • Fill in the blanks

  • Antonyms

  • Idioms and Syllogisms

  • Contextual usage

  • Analogies

  • Jumbled paragraphs

  • Sentence completion

Quantitative, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency

  • Simple interest and Compound interest

  • Venn diagram

  • HCF and LCM

  • Partnership

  • Trigonometry

  • Ratios and Proportion

  • Number system

  • Profit and Loss

  • Geometric and Arithmetic progression, etc.

The registration for SNAP 2018 is likely to be released in the third week of August along with the important dates of SNAP 2018. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria of SNAP 2018 before applying. The exam will be conducted in the third week of December 2018 in around 102 cities in India.


All 15 institutes of SIU will be accepting the score of SNAP 2018 for their admission process for more than 1800 seats. Around 50,000 students appear for the test every year.

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