compete in SNAP Exam 2021 for Symbiosis MBA Direct Admission

Compete in SNAP Exam 2021 for Symbiosis MBA Direct Admission

SNAP Exam will be held in December 2021. It is considered to be an easy to moderate difficulty level exam amidst its other counterparts like NMAT, IIFT, and IBSAT. Let us take you through some important tips and strategies that can help you score a 74 to 75+ (a pretty decent score to get a good SIU college) in the exam.

In this article, we will take you through the ideal cut-off, salient features, and tips to ace each section of the SNAP 2020 exam.  or Call @ 9742479101 (Ankit Mishra) || 9742886036 (Anis) || 9035556036 (Mayur Gautam) ||


  • General English (GE)
  • Total Questions: 34
  • Max Marks: 51
  • Ideal Time: 30-35 minutes
  • Ideal Score: 15-20

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The expected breakup of GE questions should look like (could be a few changes here or there) below:

SNAP 2020

There are 2 RC passages with 5 and 6 questions each. One of them is usually easy so attempt at least the easy one.

  1. It is advisable to skim through the remaining questions and attempt the easy ones and pick RC.
  2. The vocabulary questions are considered easy in SNAP exams. Preparing this well will help you get through questions on synonyms, antonyms, idioms, phrases, and fill in the blanks.
  3. Read newspapers like The Hindu, The Indian Express, and magazines like Competition Success Review on the digital platform since it is an online exam.
  • Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation (QA/DI) & DS
  • Total Questions: 40
  • Max Marks: 45
  • Ideal Time: 40 minutes
  • Ideal Score: 25-30

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The expected breakup of QA/DI questions should look like below:


  1.  There are usually 2 DI sets with 4 questions each. One is always easier than the other.
    3. The maximum questions are from arithmetic and the important topics are – Number System, Time Speed Distance, Time % Work, Percentages, Profit & Loss, Averages and Ration & Proportion
    4. There is 1 question from P&C, Probability, AP/GP, Log, Sets, and Linear/Quadratic Equations.
    5. There are almost 7-8 questions from Geometry and Mensuration of the NMAT level. For tips check our article “How to Ace NMAT”.
    6. Do not attempt questions you are unsure of since there is negative marking.

compete in SNAP Exam 2020 for Symbiosis MBA Direct Admission

Logical & Analytical Reasoning (LR)
Total Questions: 36
Max Marks: 54
Ideal Time: 35-40 minutes
Ideal Score: 30-32

  1. The expected breakup of LR questions should look like below:
  1. Unlike its counterparts that have question sets, there are only single questions in the LR sections in SNAP exam, so you must have good amount of time in your hand to answer this.
    3. Since there is no sectional cut off, hence if the other sections are your forte, you can keep the count of this one low.
    4. The difficulty level is moderate.
    5. The topics that are easier and important (in no particular order) are- Input/output, Visual Reasoning, Series, Puzzles and Mathematical Reasoning.

Ideal SNAP Scores
If we look at the previous year trends, the score v/s percentile is as follows: compete in SNAP Exam 2020 for Symbiosis MBA Direct Admission

SNAP Raw Score SNAP Percentile
65 -67 90-91
72-73 97+
75+ 98+
80+ 99+
85+ 99.8+

Tips How to Prepare for SNAP Exam 2020 this year

compete in SNAP Exam 2020 for Symbiosis MBA Direct Admission

SNAP 2020 will be conducted in December 2020 by SIU. Here are some last-minute tips for better preparation or revision.

As we prepare for any competitive test and once you do the revision properly, success will follow. The basic things we can to in the remaining last few days are:

  • Be Dynamic: Do not be disturbed or overwhelmed by past experiences of mock tests. Be confident but not over-confident.
  • Be Informed: You should keep your eyes and ears open and collect data about the previous year tests, competition, important dates, etc.
  • Know your Strengths & Weaknesses: Understand what you are good at, which section, which particular area, etc. and where improvement is required?
  • Develop your Strengths: Once they are identified, you need to build upon your strengths and ensure that they are concrete.
  • Work on your Weaknesses: Ensure that you turn your Weaknesses into your Strengths through Hard work & Application. However, you can ignore certain areas you are not sure of or makes you confuse.
  • Analyze & Strategize: Analysis about strengths and weaknesses will help you strategize your test paper like which section to attempt first, how much time to spend on each section, what kind of questions to scan for solving at first, etc.
  • Take help when required: Do not hesitate to approach your mentor or seniors at any point where you require our help. May it be analysis or strategizing, you should have the right guidance.

MBA Rendezvous wishes all the best to our readers for the SNAP 2020 Exam!!

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