SNAP 2021 Analysis (9th Jan): SNAP Session-3, Expected Cut Off, Exam Review, Questions, Attempts

By Gaurav Gupta|Updated : January 9th, 2021

SNAP 2021 Analysis 9th Jan (Session-3): Symbiosis International (Deemed) University [SIU] has successfully conducted the third and final session of SNAP 2020-21 across different exam centres throughout the country on 9th January 2021. The detailed SNAP Exam Analysis 2021 is given below. For the year 2020, the SNAP 2020 is conducted in 3 sessions. Today, on 9th January 2020, the third and final session was held. According to our experts who have appeared for SNAP 2020 on January 9th, the overall exam was of Moderately HIGH difficulty level. The SNAP 2020 Session 3 on 9th January was tougher than the previous 2 sessions that were held on 20 December 2020 and 6 January 2021.

Candidates who dream of getting admission to any of the 16 Symbiosis institutes affiliated to SIU take the SNAP test held every year. After a whole lot of analysis, we are hereby sharing the expected SNAP Cut Off 2021, along with the section-wise review of SNAP 2020 held on 9th January 2021. Besides this, we will also be discussing SNAP 2020 highlights, the difficulty level of questions in SNAP 2020 Session 3, exam pattern of SNAP, type of questions asked, good score/attempt of SNAP 2020-21.

This national-level MBA entrance exam, SNAP gives candidates a chance to get admission in one of the 16 institutes affiliated to SIU in India. Here, in this detailed exam analysis of SNAP 2020 Session-3, we have the following aspects of the exam to be discussed:

Table of Content

SNAP 2021 Analysis (9th Jan): Session -3

  • SNAP 2021 Exam Analysis Session-3
  • SNAP 2021 Section Wise Analysis for Session-3
  • Good attempt at SNAP 2020-21 for a good score
  • The difficulty level of the questions in SNAP 2020-21, and 
  • Expected SNAP cut off scores and expected percentile for SNAP 2020-21

Important Highlights of SNAP 2020 Exam (All Sessions)

  • SNAP 2020 is conducted thrice. Out of three-session, candidates can appear twice (any two out of three session). The better of the two scores/attempts will be considered for the process of admission
  • SNAP 2020 is of 1 hour instead of 2 hours (which was till SNAP 2019)

SNAP Exam 2020 is to be conducted in 3 sessions of 1 hour each, out of which candidate can appear for a maximum of 2 times out of 3 sessions

  • Session 1 - 20 December 2020 (11:00 AM to 12:00 PM)
  • Session 2 - 06 January 2021 (11:00 AM to 12:00 PM)
  • Session 3 - 09 January 2021 (11:00 AM to 12:00 PM)

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SNAP Exam Pattern 2020 



TIME (in minutes)

General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability

15No Sectional Time Duration

Analytical & Logical Reasoning


Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency




60 Minutes


  • Every right answer will add 1 mark and every wrong response will deduct 0.25 mark from total marks obtained.
  • All the 60 questions will be MCQs

Highlights of SNAP Exam 9 January 2021 (Session-3)

  • Easiest section - General English
  • Tough section - Analytical and Logical Reasoning
  • The overall difficulty level of SNAP 2020 Session-3 - Moderately-Difficult

SNAP 2021 Paper Analysis: Difficulty Level

SNAP Paper Difficulty Level - Session-3 (Jan 9)

While doing the SNAP Exam Analysis 2020-21, we found that the difficulty level of this session was the highest. Questions from the Analytical and Logical Reasoning were found to be tougher tougher than other 2 sections.

  • According to our survey, almost 45-50% of the candidates found General English section to be the easiest amongst all the three sections
  • The candidates also said that the exam was lengthy
  • The questions in the Quant and DI section were quite lengthy to solve

SNAP 2021 Exam Analysis: Good Attempts/Score

SNAP Good Attempts/Score - Session-3 (Jan 9)

According to the SNAP exam analysis 2021, a raw score of 38-39 is considered to be a good score to fetch 98 percentile and will allow candidates to get admission to top 5 institutes affiliated under SIU.

SNAP 2021 Exam Analysis (Section-Wise)

1. SNAP General English Paper Analysis 2021

Below we are sharing the SNAP 2020 General English paper review for all the slots.  

2. SNAP General English Exam Review - Session-3 (Jan 9)

This section was of Moderately-Easy difficulty level than the other two sections. Let’s find more details about today’s questions from the General English section

  • A total of 15 questions were asked in this section
  • Again there were NO Questions from Reading Comprehension
  • 4 Qs from Fill in the blanks
  • 4 Qs from Grammar
  • 2 Qs of Vocabulary
  • 2 Qs from Idioms and Phrases
  • 1 question each from Figures of Speech and Para-Jumbles

3. SNAP Analytical and Logical Reasoning Paper Analysis 2021

SNAP 2020-21 Analytical and Logical Reasoning paper. The review is mentioned below in detail. You can find the analysis in a slot-wise manner. 

4. SNAP Analytical and Logical Reasoning Exam Review 2021 - Session-3 (Jan 9)

This section was More Difficult than the other 2 sections. 

  • A total of 25 questions were asked in this section
  • Most of the questions (~4 questions) were asked from Critical Reasoning
  • 1 Set of 2 questions from Direction Sense
  • 1 question each from
    • Blood Relations
    • Direction
    • Visual Reasoning
    • Odd-One Out
  • 2-3 questions from Coding-Decoding and Series 

5. SNAP Quantitative and DI Paper Analysis 2021

Go through the detailed review of the SNAP 2020-21 Quantitative and DI paper for the Session-3 (Jan 9) below.

6. SNAP Quantitative and DI Exam Review 2021 - Session-3 (Jan 9)

This section was Moderate to the other 2 sections. Neither easy nor tough. But questions were quite lengthy.

  • A total of 20 questions were asked from this section.
  • Most of the questions were from Arithmetic
  • Surprisingly NO QUESTIONS from Algebra
  • 2-3 questions from Number System
  • 3 questions from Modern Maths (Permutation and Combination - 2, Probability - 1)
  • 1 question each from Geometry and Pythagoras Theorem
  • 2 questions from DI (Pie Chart)

SNAP Expected Cut Off 2021

The SNAP 2020-21 expected raw scores to fetch 98%ile for SNAP 2020 in session 3 (Jan 9) is 38-39 for the General category.

  • For the General English section, the sectional scores could be anywhere between 11-12 to fetch 98+%ile
  • For the Analytical and Logical Reasoning section, the sectional cut off could be anywhere between 16-17 to fetch 98+%ile
  • And for Quantitative and DI section, the section cut off could be anywhere between 13-14 to fetch 98+%ile 

SNAP 2021 Exam Analysis (20 December 2020)

You can also check SNAP Exam Analysis 2020 for session 1 which was conducted on 20 December 2020. SNAP 2020 Analysis includes details about Expected Cut Off, Exam Review, Questions, Attempts, and more.

SNAP Analysis 20 December 2020

SNAP 2021 Exam Analysis (6 January 2021)

You can also check SNAP Exam Analysis 2020 for session 1 which was conducted on 20 December 2020. SNAP 2020 Analysis includes details about Expected Cut Off, Exam Review, Questions, Attempts, and more.

SNAP Analysis 6th Jan 2021


Note: SNAP 2020 exam analysis is prepared on the basis of the feedback shared by the SNAP aspirants. By any chance, if you remember any questions, feel free to share it in the comments section below!

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  • The SNAP 2020 is conducted in 3 sessions - 20th December 2020, 6th January and 9th January 2021 (11:00 AM to 12:00 PM in all sessions). Today was the 3rd Session of the season.

  • The overall difficulty level of SNAP 2020 Session 3 (Jan 9th, 2021) was Moderately-Difficult. This session was more difficult than the previous two sessions.

  • General English Section amongst all three was the easiest section.

  • Any candidate can appear for a maximum of 2 times out of the three sessions conducted by the SNAP conducting authority in this season. Higher of the two scores for the candidate will be considered for admission process

  • A score of 38-39 should fetch you 98+ percentile

  • 44-45 Qs with 90% accuracy is a good attempt for SNAP 2020 session 2 (Jan 6th, 2021)

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