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SNAP 2016 Exam Analysis and Expected Cut-Off

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SNAP Analyis

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) 2016 was conducted on 18 December. SNAP is the common entrance test held every year for admission to MBA/management programs at the 15 institutes that falls under Symbiosis International University (SIU). This year the exam was conducted across 32 cities in India. SNAP is a 2 hour exam consisting of 150 questions from 4 different sections:

1.General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability

2. Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

3. Current Affairs (of last 2 years)

4. Analytical & Logical Reasoning

Paper and Score Pattern

Time Duration: 120 minutes

No. of Questions: 150

  • No. of Questions from General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability: 40
  • No. of Questions from Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency: 40
  • No. of Questions from Current Affairs (of last 2 years): 30
  • No. of Questions from Analytical & Logical Reasoning: 40

Each correct answer is of 1 mark and every negative answer will deduct 0.25 mark

Read: SNAP Eligibility Criteria

General Analysis

This year the paper pattern was similar to that of the last year. The exam paper was easy this year. The Logical Ability and Quantitative sections were not very easy and candidates took most of the time in solving those sections. The General English and Current Affairs part was however easy.

Read: Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune

Sectional Analysis

Verbal Ability

S. No.

Topics

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

1

Fill in the blanks- Type I

4

Easy

2

Fill in the blanks- Type II

2

Easy

3

Fill in the blanks- Type III

4

Moderately Easy

4

Vocabulary

3

Moderate

5

Synonyms

3

Difficult

6

Antonyms

3

Difficult

7

Idioms and Phrases

2

Easy

8

Analogies

3

Moderate

9

Jumbled Paragraphs

3

Moderately Easy

10

Critical Reasoning

2

Moderately Easy

11

Reading Comprehension

11

Easy

                                     Total:                                     40

Quantitative Aptitude

S. No.

Topics

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

1

Arithmetic

9

Moderately Easy

2

Algebra

6

Moderately Easy

3

Numbers

6

Easy

4

Pure Maths

4

Difficult

5

Geometry

7

Easy

6

Miscellaneous

2

Moderately Easy

7

Date Interpretation (Table 3+ Pie Charts 3)

6

Difficult

                                       Total:                                    40

Current Affairs

S. No.

Topics

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

1

Polity

6

Moderately Difficult

2

Geography

3

Moderately Difficult

3

Economics

1

Moderately Difficult

4

History

5

Difficult

5

Business economy

4

Difficult

6

Contemporary GK

8

Moderately Easy

7

Miscellaneous

3

Moderately Easy

                                     Total:                                     30

Analytic and Logical Reasoning

S. No.

Topics

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

1

Blood Relation

2

Difficult

2

Coding

1

Moderate

3

Series

8

Easy

4

Selection

4

Moderate

5

Seating Arrangement

2

Easy

6

Linear Arrangement

1

Difficult

7

Mathematics

11

Difficult

8

Analogy

4

Difficult

9

CR

1

Difficult

10

Puzzles

1

Easy

11

Statement Arguement

5

Moderate

                                      Total:                                    40

SNAP 2016 Expected Cut Off

 SNAP 2016 result will be declared on 09 January 2017. There is no sectional cutoff for SNAP. The number of seats for each Symbiosis College and their expected cut off marks is given below. Please note that the expected cut-off are based on SNAP cut off of 2015:

Institute

Seats Available

Expected Cut Off Percentage

Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS), Pune

300

88

Symbiosis Center for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD), Pune

240

90

Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB), Pune

200

90

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune

180

90

Symbiosis Center for Information Technology (SCIT)

210

72

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Bengaluru

150

82

Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication (SIMC), Pune

120

80

Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM), Pune

150

75

Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM), Nashik

120

88

Symbiosis Institute of Computer Science and Research (SICSR), Pune

120

65

Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS), Pune

90

77

Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF), Pune

60

 80

Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication

60

60

 

 

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