SNAP Exam Pattern 2022: Section-Wise Topics, Test Structure, Marking Scheme

SNAP Exam Pattern 2022: Section-Wise Topics, Test Structure, Marking Scheme

ByAditi Joshi  |  Updated on: May 26, 2022Get all the details about SNAP Exam Pattern 2022 here. Note the SNAP Exam Time, total marks, section-wise weightage, marking scheme, and more. Go through the updated SNAP Paper Pattern for the upcoming exam.
Get all the details about SNAP Exam Pattern 2022 here. Note the SNAP Exam Time, total marks, section-wise weightage, marking scheme, and more. Go through the updated SNAP Paper Pattern for the upcoming exam.
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SNAP Exam Pattern is officially declared by SIU (Symbiosis International University). So, the candidates, who are thinking of appearing for the upcoming exam must be well versed with the SNAP 2022 Pattern thoroughly. It is needed for planning a better preparation strategy for SNAP Exam and analyzing the best way to cover the entire syllabus and related topics and subtopics.

As per the latest official updates, no changes have been made to the SNAP Paper Pattern and test structure. The candidates can follow the previous year's pattern in their preparation. Here, you will get all the details regarding SNAP Exam Pattern including test structures, topics covered, section-wise weightage, time limit, and marking scheme.

SNAP Exam Pattern 2022

The latest SNAP Paper Pattern includes 3 exam sections: General English, Analytical & Logical Reasoning, and QA- Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency. The General English Section as per the official SNAP 2022 Pattern consists of the 3 most important sections including Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, and Verbal Ability. The candidates who are preparing for the upcoming exam must be well versed with the SNAP Exam Details to ace this exam in one chance. 

As per the analysis of SNAP Question Papers, the number of questions has reduced drastically, The number of questions in each section has also been reduced considerably. The candidates must note that SNAP Test Pattern 2022 does not have any sectional cut-off or sectional timings. So, you can easily navigate between the sections during the exam at your convenience. 

Latest SNAP 2022 Pattern 

Before starting preparation for the SNAP Exam 2022, the candidates must note the below points.

  • It is a computer-based online exam. The candidates have to give the exam in the online mode as per the allotted exam centres by the authority
  • SNAP Exam Time is 60 Minutes
  • There will be 60 questions in total. Each question will carry 1 mark. 
  • SNAP Exam has negative marking. For every wrong answer, 1/4 marks (0.25 marks) will be deducted.
  • There will be no marks and no negative marking for unattempted questions.

SNAP Exam Pattern 2022 Highlights

Before proceeding with the SNAP Registration, the candidates must be familiarized with the latest exam pattern and marking scheme. Note the table below to get an overview of the SNAP 2022 Pattern.

Components

SNAP Exam Details

Number of sections

3 sections:

General English

Quantitative-Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

Analytical & Logical Reasoning

SNAP Exam Time

60 minutes

Total Number of Questions

60 Questions

Total Marks

60

Medium of Questions

English

Number of Attempts 

2 Attempts 

Exam Mode

Online Computer-Based

SNAP Marking Scheme

+1 will be added to every correct answer

-0.25 will be deducted for every incorrect answer

No marks deduction for unattempted answers

No negative marking for unattempted answers

Section-Wise Break Up of SNAP Paper Pattern

There will be a total of 60 questions asked, which are further divided into 15 questions in General English, 25 questions in Analytical & Logical Reasoning, and 20 questions in the QA-DI&DS section. The questions will be in MCQ format which will carry 1 mark for every correct answer. Note the table below to get an idea about the sectional question distribution as per the official SNAP Test Pattern. Know more about SNAP Syllabus.

SNAP Exam Section

Number of Questions

Marks per Correct Answer

Total Marks

General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability

15

1

15

Analytical & Logical Reasoning

25

1

25

Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

20

1

20

Total Marks

60

60

Section-Wise SNAP Exam Details

The candidates aiming at the SNAP exam 2022 must be aware of the section-wise details of the SNAP Exam Pattern. Note the below section to get an idea for the same.

General English

This section consists of the questions from Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension, and Verbal Reasoning like other MBA Entrance Exams in India. So, the candidates must give importance to the grammar, vocabulary, and comprehensive passage to ace this section.

  • From this section, a total of 15 questions will be asked.
  • Questions will be asked from basic English grammar and verbal reasoning to test the communication skills and comprehension capabilities of the candidates.

Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

This section, as per the official SNAP Exam Pattern tests the Mathematical Skills of the candidates by analyzing their knowledge. Data Interpretation and Data sufficiency section test candidates’ understanding of the information given as data and answer questions based on that particular data only. they have to analyze the given data to find the correct answers. Check Expert Recommended SNAP Preparation Tips

Analytical & Logical Reasoning

This is the part with the highest number of questions. You will get 25 questions in total from this section. The Analytical and Logical Reasoning section evaluates candidates’ judgment skills to the questions, asked from the below topics. Stay updated with BYJU’S Exam Prep to get updated SNAP Exam Analysis to understand the difficulty level

  • Directions
  • Analogy
  • Syllogisms
  • Input-output
  • Linear arrangement
  • Family tree
  • Cause and effect
  • Matrix arrangement
  • Number tree 

SNAP Exam Time

As per the official updates of SIU, the total time duration for the SNAP Exam is 60 minutes. The candidates have to complete the test within 60 minutes. There are no sectional timings for each section, so you can navigate between the sections during the exam at your convenience. Get a list of SNAP Exam Books.

SNAP Exam Pattern Changes in Past Years

SNAP Paper Pattern has not changed this year. But it has witnessed a lot of changes in the past 3 years. Note the table below for changes in SNAP Test Pattern since 2018.

Components 

SNAP Exam 2021

SNAP Exam 2020

SNAP Exam 2019

SNAP Exam 2018

Exam sections

General English

QA, DI-DS

A-LR

General English

QA, DI-DS

A-LR

General English

QA, DI-DS

A-LR

General English

QA, DI-DS

A-LR

Current Affairs

Total Number of questions

60

60

110

130

Section-wise questions

General English: 15

QA, DI-DS: 20

A-LR: 25

General English: 15

QA, DI-DS: 20

A-LR: 25

General English: 34

QA, DI-DS: 40

A-LR: 36

General English: 35

QA, DI-DS: 35

A-LR:35

Current Affairs: 25

SNAP Marking scheme

+1 for each right answer

+1 for each right answer

General English: 1.5 marks for each right answer

A-LR: 1.5 marks for each right answer

QA, DI-DS: 1 mark for each right answer for MCQs and 2 marks for each right answer for non MCQs

+1 for each right answer for MCQs

+2 for each right answer for Non-MCQs

SNAP Negative Marking

0.25 marks

0.25 marks

0.25 marks

0.25 marks

Section-wise marks

General English: 15

QA, DI-DS: 20

A-LR: 25

General English: 15

QA, DI-DS: 20

A-LR: 25

General English: 51

QA, DI-DS: 45

A-LR: 54

General English: 40

QA, DI-DS: 40

A-LR: 40

Current Affairs: 30

Total Marks

60

60

150

150

SNAP Exam Time 

60 minutes

60 minutes

120 minutes

120 minutes

Question Type

MCQ

MCQ

MCQ and non-MCQ

MCQ and non-MCQ

Number of Attempts

2

2

1

1

Keys Features of SNAP 2022 Pattern

The BYJU’S Exam Prep experts have highlighted a few important features for a better understanding of the SNAP Exam Pattern for the upcoming exam. 

  • It is a computer-based online examination.
  • Symbiosis National Aptitude Test, abbreviated as SNAP, is conducted by Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune for MBA admission. 
  • Taking up SNAP Exam allows you an opportunity to apply for any of its 16 institutes based on your preference and area of interest. Know more about SNAP Exam Centres
  • SNAP 2021 has been expanded to SNAP 2021-2022 and conducted thrice in 2021-2022 to facilitate the candidates’ interests. So, you can expect the same pattern for the SNAP 2022 Exam. Check the process to download SNAP Result.
  • Candidates can take SNAP 2022 up to two times this year. 
  • The best of the two performances will be considered for shortlisting the candidates for further admission processes.

SNAP Exam Pattern FAQs

  • As per the official updates of SIU, SNAP Exam Pattern consists of 3 sections: General English, Analytical & Logical Reasoning, and QA-DI&DS. A total of 60 questions will be asked in MCQ format and the candidates have to choose the correct answer from the given options. There is a negative marking in SNAP. For every wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted. The most important thing is there is no sectional time limit, so you can navigate between the sections.

  • There is no change in the SNAP Negative Marking in 2022. It is the same as the last year's SNAP Exam. For every incorrect answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted. So, be prepared well to avoid negative making in the upcoming exam.

  • Still now, there is no announcement of the changes in the SNAP 2022 Exam Pattern. Stay updated with BYJU’S Exam Prep to get instant notifications for SNAP Exam Pattern for the upcoming exam.

  • The total SNAP Exam Time is 60 minutes. It means that candidates have to solve the entire paper in 60 minutes. There is no sectional time limit for each section of the SANP Exam. So, you can navigate between the sections to answer the questions as per your suitability.

  • There are 3 sections as per the official SNAP Test Pattern. The questions will be asked from the below-mentioned sections.

    • General English
    • Analytical and Logical Reasoning
    • Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
  • There are no such rules to answer the minimum number of questions in each section of the SNAP Exam. Candidates can choose the number of questions they wish to answer in each section. It is suggested that answer those questions in which you are sure enough. It will be helpful to avoid negative markings in the SNAP Exam.

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