SNAP Exam Pattern 2019
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SNAP Exam Pattern 2019 - Symbiosis International University has prescribed the exam pattern of SNAP 2019 which includes special questions and normal questions. Knowing the SNAP exam pattern of 2019 will help students in their preparation. SNAP 2019 will tentatively be held in the second week of December 2019. SNAP exam pattern 2019 includes the total number of questions that are likely to be asked as well as the total marks. This article will further elaborate about the SNAP 2019 exam pattern, marking scheme, nature of questions, syllabus of SNAP 2019 and so forth.

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Candidates can check some of the important details related to exam pattern of SNAP exam pattern that are given below in the table:

SNAP 2019 Exam Pattern 



Test duration

2 hours

Nature of questions

Normal questions and special questions

Number of sections


Number of questions 


Total marks


Marking of normal questions

1 mark each

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 (tentative)


Mode of examination


Timings of examination 

2 PM to 4 PM

SNAP Exam Pattern 2019

Section name

Special questions

Normal questions 

Total questions

Marks (total)

General English (verbal reasoning, verbal ability, and reading comprehension)





Data interpretation,data sufficiency, and quantitative





Logical and analytical reasoning 





Current affairs










SNAP Syllabus 2019

Some of the important topics that are covered in the SNAP 2019 syllabus 2019 are given below: 

Topics for SNAP 2019

Name of the section


General English 

  • Sentence completion

  • Sentence correction

  • Jumbled paragraphs

  • Fill in the blanks

  • Analogies

  • Antonyms

  • Contextual usage

  • Idioms and Syllogisms

Data interpretation, data sufficiency, and quantitative

  • Geometric and Arithmetic progression, etc.

  • Simple interest and Compound interest

  • Profit and Loss

  • Venn diagram

  • HCF and LCM

  • Number system

  • Partnership

  • Ratios and Proportion

  • Trigonometry

Logical and analytical reasoning 

  • Symbol Based problems

  • Data Interpretation based on text, graphs, and tables

  • Visual reasoning

  • Column graphs and Bar graphs

  • Syllogisms

  • Critical reasoning

  • Line chart and Pie charts

  • Coding and decoding puzzles    

Current Affairs

  • Business and Finance, etc.

  • Geography

  • World records

  • Quotations

  • Entertainment

  • Social issues

  • Politics and History

SNAP Exam Pattern 2019- Points to Remember

  • 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.

  • Negative marking will attract a 25% deduction for each question answered wrongly.

SNAP 2019 Preparation Tips

  • 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:

Book Name


Target SNAP and General Knowledge

Disha and Arihant.

Map the SNAP Test

RK Jha

Map the SNAP Test


Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

Arun Sharma & Meenakshi Upadhyay

Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning

Arun Sharma                

Arihant Descriptive General English

SP Bakshi

  • 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. 

Changes made in SNAP 2018 Exam Pattern 

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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