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SNAP Exam Pattern 2019 - Symbiosis International (deemed University) has announced new changes in SNAP 2019 exam pattern namely removal of a section - current affairs, reduction in the total number of questions etc. The exam pattern of SNAP 2019 now has special questions only for one section and normal questions for all sections. The total questions asked will be 110 as per the new SNAP exam pattern 2019. There will now be only three sections instead of four and current affairs will no longer be there as a separate section according to the SNAP 2019 exam pattern. Candidates are advised to apprise themselves about the new SNAP exam pattern of 2019 and incorporate in their preparation. SNAP 2019 will be held on December 15, 2019. This article will further elaborate about the SNAP 2019 exam pattern, marking scheme, nature of questions and other details about SNAP.Latest: SNAP Mock Test 2019 (2) result announced on November 9, 2019. SNAP Registration Form 2019 available till November 23.
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Candidates can check some of the important details related to exam pattern of SNAP exam pattern that is given below in the table:
Nature of questions
Normal questions and special questions
Number of sections
3 (current affairs is removed)
Number of questions
Marking of normal questions
Marking of special questions
2 marks each
Negative marking of wrong answers
Deduction of 25% of a mark(s) for each wrong answer.
Total number of exam centres
Mode of examination
Timings of examination
2 PM to 4 PM
What's new in SNAP Exam Pattern 2019?
The trend for special questions, total questions. total marks and marking scheme for normal questions has been changed in 2019. In 2018, the total questions asked were 130 while it has been reduced to 110 in 2019. In 2018, the marking scheme for normal questions for each section was 1 (per correct answer), but it is 1 mark for Data interpretation, data sufficiency, and quantitative and Current affairs while 1.5 marks for General English and Analytical and Logical Reasoning in 2019. Last year, five special questions were asked from all the four sections, but in SNAP 2019 only five special questions will be asked from Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency. SNAP 2018 had four sections - General English, Logical and analytical reasoning, Data interpretation, data sufficiency, and quantitative and current affairs while current affairs is now no longer a section to be answered in SNAP 2019. Changes in the total marks, as well as the number of questions, can also be seen.
General English (verbal reasoning, verbal ability, and reading comprehension)
Data interpretation, data sufficiency, and quantitative
Logical and analytical reasoning
Some of the important topics that are covered in the SNAP 2019 syllabus are given below:
Name of the section
Fill in the blanks
Idioms and Syllogisms
Geometric and Arithmetic progression, etc.
Simple interest and Compound interest
Profit and Loss
HCF and LCM
Ratios and Proportion
Symbol Based problems
Data Interpretation based on text, graphs, and tables
Column graphs and Bar graphs
Line chart and Pie charts
Coding and decoding puzzles
Exam for SNAP 2019 will be in online mode
According to the SNAP exam pattern 2019, the duration of the exam will be of two hours
As per the SNAP 2019 exam pattern each normal question would consist of four options. Students are advised to choose just one option. Choosing two options in one answer will lead to negative marking.
Special questions are of 2 marks each and normal questions is of 1 mark for current affairs and Quantitative, Data Interpretation while 1. 5 marks each for General English and Analytical and Logical reasoning
Negative marking will attract a 25% deduction for each question answered wrongly.
Students can refer some books mentioned below while preparing according to the exam pattern of SNAP 2019. Through these books students might get the nature of question paper that might appear.
Students can consult some of the books which can help them in their preparation are:
Target SNAP and General Knowledge
Disha and Arihant.
Map the SNAP Test
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
Arun Sharma & Meenakshi Upadhyay
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
Arihant Descriptive General English
Students must focus more on their weak areas and work towards overcoming it by practicing from the sample papers
To improve verbal ability, reasoning, and comprehension, students must converse in English with friends and mentor. Ask people around to correct when wrong with reasoning.
Students can also improve their verbal ability by listening to English songs and watching movies and series with subtitles.
For solving quantitative questions, students must adhere to quick calculations and practice each day within a limited time.
There were changes in the exam pattern of SNAP 2018 :
Previous exam pattern saw the introduction of special questions. In these questions, students are supposed to provide the answers in the blank space that was provided.
Students had to type the answers using the virtual keyboard.
For instance one of the questions asked was “what is the national bird of India?” The student had to respond by answering “peacock.”
There was a change in the marking scheme of SNAP 2018 exam. In each section, there were five special questions of two marks each. Moreover, there were only 130 questions that were asked.
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There are no main and sectional cut off SNAP exam, But its participating colleges have its own cut off which I will share you below -:
This is last year cut offfo marks for SNAP participating colleges out of 150
1) SIBM PUNE 96
2) SCMHRD PUNE 95
3) SIIB PUNE 92
4) SIBM BANGALORE 88
5) SIOM NASHIK 85
6) SITM PUNE (TELECOM) 81
7) SICSR PUNE (COMPUTER SCIENCE) 80
8) SIMS PUNE 75
9) SCIT PUNE (INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY) 74
10) SSMC BANGALORE (MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION) 72
11) SIMC PUNE (MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION) 70
12) SSBF PUNE (BANKING AND FINANCE) 58
13) SIBM HYDERABAD 55
14) SIHS PUNE (HEALTHCARE) 55
15) SSSS PUNE (SPORTS) 50
The above cut off marks is not the general marks cut offarks will vary according to the toughness of the paper. So, Work hard.
I hope the above information will be beneficial for you.
All the best.
One key difference between them is
. Out of the 150 questions asked in SNAP, 30 are from the section General Awareness. While the other three sections, General English, Analytical & Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency have 40 questions each.
On the other hand, CAT does not feature any kind of General Knowledge or General Awareness questions, which makes it stand apart from almost all the management entrance exams of the country.
The syllabus under each subject, be it English, Quantitative Aptitude or Reasoning, is more or less same under both the papers. You will have to study similar sort of concepts for both the exams. However,
he GK section of SNAP 2018 makes you stretch a little extra to crack this exam
. Otherwise, both the exams are on similar lines when compared on the syllabus front.
Hope this helps. Thank you.
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