SNAP Analysis for 16 Jan 2022 Paper (Slot 3) - Review, Expected Cut Off, Questions Asked

By Aditi Joshi|Updated : January 16th, 2022

SNAP Exam Analysis Slot 3 (16 January 2022): Slot 3 of SNAP 2021 was conducted successfully on 16th January 2022. SNAP 2021 is a  Computer- Based Test (CBT) which was conducted across 94 test cities in India. SNAP 2021 Slot 3 paper was similar to the previous two Slots held on 19th December 2021 and 8th January 2022 respectively in terms of the level of difficulty. As per the SNAP 2021, Slot 3 Analysis given by the BYJU’S Exam Prep Experts the overall difficulty level of the exam was Moderate. As per the SNAP 2021 Analysis of Slot 3, it was seen that the QA section was relatively easier than the previous 2 Slots. Similar to Slot 1 and Slot 2, SNAP 2021 there was no question on Data Sufficiency. In the GE section, the question was on the poem Daffodils which was asked in Slot 2 of SNAP 2021. However, the poem remained the same but the question was changed.

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SNAP is a national-level exam which is conducted for admission into any of the 15 Symbiosis institutes affiliated with SIU. This year the exam was conducted thrice. SNAP 2021 Slot 1 was conducted on 19th December 2021, Slot 2 was conducted on 8th January 2022, and Slot 3 on 16th January 2022. A candidate can appear twice for SNAP 2021 but the higher of the two scores will be considered for the final percentile calculation. The following article covers the detailed SNAP 2021 Analysis. The article discusses the following:

  • Important Highlights
  • The Difficulty Level of the paper
  • SNAP 2021 Section Wise Analysis
  • Expected CAT cut-off scores and percentile for SNAP 2021

 Important Highlights of SNAP 2021 - 2022 Exam 

  • SNAP 2021 was a Computer-Based Test
  • SNAP 2021 was conducted thrice- Once in Dec 2021 and Twice in January 2022
  • Slot 3 was conducted on 16th January 2022 from 10 AM to 11 AM
  • There were 3 sections in SNAP 2021- General English, Analytical & Logical Reasoning and Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
  • The test comprised a total of 60 questions.

SNAP 2021 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of SNAP 2021 is given below:

Section

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

60

 

60

Note:

  • All questions consisted of MCQs
  • For every question, there were 4 options out of which one was the correct answer
  • +1 marks are awarded for every correct answer
  • For every incorrect answer, 0.25 marks are deducted

Highlights of SNAP 2021 Slot 3 (16 January 2022)

  • The overall difficulty level of Slot 3 of SNAP 2021 was Moderate
  • QA Section was comparatively easier than the previous 2 Slots of SNAP 2021
  • Slot 3 paper of SNAP 2021 was similar to Slot 1 and Slot 2
  • DI questions from the QA section were a bit challenging
  • No question on Data Sufficiency was there on Slot 3 of SNAP 2021

SNAP 2021 (Slot 3) Exam Analysis: Difficulty Level

SNAP 2021 Paper Difficulty Level - Slot 3 (16 January 2022)

The overall difficulty level of Slot 3 of SNAP 2021 was Moderate. The exam pattern and the level of difficulty were similar to Slot 1 and Slot 2 of SNAP 2021. Questions from the QA section were found to be relatively easier than the previous two Slots. GE section was relatively difficult than the previous 2 slots. DI questions from the QA section were found to be a bit challenging.

SNAP 2021 Exam Analysis (Section-Wise)

SNAP General English Paper Analysis 2021- Slot 3 (16 January 2022)

The General English section had a total of 15 questions. The Slot 3 overall difficulty level of this section was Easy to Moderate. Slot 1 and Slot 2 of the General English were of Easy level of difficulty. Fill in the Blanks, Idioms, and Error Spotting dominated this section. Similar to the previous two slots, Slot 3 also had a question on Poems. It was interesting to note that the question was on the poem Daffodils which was earlier asked in Slot 2 of SNAP 2021. However, the question on the poem was changed and it was on Preposition.

It was seen that in Slot 3 the question on Parts of Speech was a bit tricky as it consisted of words of Old English. The question asked was "Napolean said while ..." Able was I ere I saw Elba".

It was interesting to note that the question on Voice was "Which of the following cannot be converted to passive voice"? thereby making the question a bit tricky.

The topic-wise breakup of the General English Section of Slot 3 of SNAP 2021 is given below: 

Topic

Number of Question

Level of Difficulty

Daffodils Poem (Preposition)

1

Easy

Para Jumbles

1

Easy

Parts of Speech

1

Difficult

Tenses

1

Difficult

Active/Passive Voice

1

Tricky

​Idioms

2

Easy

Proverb

1

Easy

Error Spotting

2

Easy

FIBs (Vocab)

2  

1 Moderate, 1 Easy

FIBs (Prep)

1

 Tricky

Antonym

1

Tricky

Identify Correct Sentence

1

Difficult

 The Idioms & Proverbs asked in Slot 3 were on the following:

  • Head over heels
  • Cut to the chase
  • Don't cross the bridge until you come to it

The Antonym was asked of the word "Precise". The FIBs consisted of prefixes:

  • Prehistoric, Unhistoric, antihistoric etc

The FIBs on Vocabulary consisted of common Confusables:

  • Bails-Bales, Bells and Belles

The FIBs on the Preposition had a phrasal verb " Sachin turned in a great performance"

SNAP Analytical and Logical Reasoning Analysis 2021- Slot 3 ( 16 January 2022)

The overall difficulty level of Slot 3 of this section was Moderate. The Analytical and Logical Reasoning section consisted of a total of 25 questions. Similar to Slot 1 & Slot 2, Slot 3 was also dominated by the Analytical Reasoning questions. The difficulty level of this section of Slot 1 was Easy to Difficult while of Slot 2 was Moderate. The questions on Coding were a bit challenging.The detailed slot-wise breakup of this section is given below: 

​Topic

No. of Questions​

Analytical Reasoning​

 15

Verbal Reasoning​

 10

The Analytical Reasoning breakup is given below:

Analytical Reasoning

Number of Questions

Calendars

3

Visual Reasoning

1

Series

4

Blood Relations

3

Linear Arrangements

1

Coding

3

Verbal Reasoning consisted of questions on the following topics. 

Verbal Reasoning

Number of Questions

Critical Reasoning

1

Statement Assumption / Conclusion

2 + 1

Course of Action

2

Verbal Analogy

-

Cause & Effect

2

Logical Sequence Verbal

1

Strong & Weak Argument

1

SNAP Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency Analysis 2021- Slot 3 (16 January 2022)

This section consisted of a total of 20 questions. The overall difficulty level of the Quantitative, Data Interpretation, and Data Sufficiency section on Slot 3 was Easy to Moderate. It was seen that the Slot 3 difficulty level of the QA section was a bit easier than the previous 2 Slots.  The overall difficulty level of Slot 1 was Moderate to Difficult while of Slot 2 was Moderate. It was seen earlier that questions on Quantitative aptitude in Slot 2 were a notch easier than Slot 1. Similar to Slot 1 & Slot 2 of SNAP 2021, there were no questions on Data Sufficiency in Slot 3 of SNAP 2021 as well. The DI question was slightly difficult to attempt. Questions from Arithmetic dominated the section.

The topic-wise breakup of this section is as follows:

Topics

Number of Question

Arithmetic

8

Algebra

1

Geometry & Mensuration

2

Numbers / Number Series

3

Modern Maths

5

Data Interpretation 

1 (Table Question on Weightlifters)

SNAP Expected Cut Off 2021 - 2022

The expected cut-offs for SNAP 2021 as per Slot 3 (16 January 2022) is as follows:

Expected SNAP 2021 Cut Off

Net Correct for 96%ile

Net Correct for 98%ile

Slot 1

38-40

42-44

Slot 2

37-39

41-43

Slot 3

38-40

42-44

Note: SNAP 2021 exam analysis is prepared on the basis of the feedback shared by the BYJU'S Exam Prep Experts. By any chance, if you remember any questions, feel free to share them in the comments section below!

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FAQs

  • The overall difficulty level of Slot 3 of SNAP 2021 was Moderate. The paper was similar to the previous 2 Slots.

  • The level of difficulty was Easy to Moderate. The QA section was slightly easier than the previous 2 Slots.

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