SNAP 2018 Symbiosis National Aptitude Test
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SNAP 2018 Exam Pattern

By: Archana on October 09, 2018

The question paper of SNAP 2018 an online test comprises of normal and special questions. From the year 2018 few changes in exam pattern have been introduced by the conducting body and from this year onwards SNAP exam pattern will be same as of CAT. The question paper will not only consist of multiple choice questions but also questions which need to be answered by writing in the virtual keyboard appearing with these special types of questions.

The paper can be divided into 4 segments as mentioned below:

Section of Question Paper

Type of Question

Total Questions

Total Marks


Normal Questions (MCQ Type)

Special Questions (Non-MCQ Type)


General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability





Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency





Analytical & Logical Reasoning





Current Affairs










General English:

The SNAP General English section comprises of topics such as Verbal Ability, Verbal Reasoning, Reading Comprehension, Grammar related questions, Vocabulary etc. There are 40 questions in this section and each question carries 1 mark.

Quantitative & Data Interpretation:

The SNAP Quantitative & Data Interpretation section, as the name suggests comprises of both Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation questions. The topics that are covered in this section are Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Time and Distance, Profit Loss, Percentage, Permutation and Combination, Probability, Graphs and Charts etc. There are 40 questions in this section and each question carries 1 mark.

Analytical & Logical Reasoning:

This SNAP Analytical & Logical Reasoning section covers topics such as coding-decoding, Venn diagrams, cubes, inference and Judgements, Blood Relations, Verbal Analogy, Odd man out etc. This section consists of 40 questions and each question carries 1mark.

General Awareness:

This SNAP General Awareness section covers all static general Knowledge topics ranging from History, Geography, Science, Politics, Economics and Business etc. All current Affairs are also an important part of this section. There are 30 questions in this section which carry 1 mark each.

Overview of SNAP Exam Pattern:

Exam Pattern of SNAP 2018

Important Points

Total Number of Questions


Sections of Question Paper

4 (English, QA and DI, Reasoning, Current Affairs)

Total Number of Normal Questions (MCQ Type)


Total Number of Special Questions (Non-MCQ Type)


Scoring Pattern for Normal Questions

1 Mark for Each Correct Answer of Normal Questions D10

Scoring Pattern (Special Questions)

2 Marks for Each Correct Answer of Special Questions

Negative Marking

• 0.25 Mark for each wrong answer of Normal Question (MCQ)
• 0.50 Mark for each wrong answer of Special Question(Non-MCQ)

Question Pattern of Normal Questions

4 options for Normal Questions with 1 correct answer

Question Pattern of Special Questions

No Choices will be available. The answer must be written in the given space on the computer screen using the virtual keyboard

Total Number of SNAP 2018 Test Cities


SNAP 2018 Syllabus

SNAP exam Comprises of four sections namely- Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation, General English, Analytical & Logical Reasoning, and General Awareness

It is crucial that aspirants are well aware of the complete syllabus to prepare strategically and obtain a good score. Here are section- wise topics and subtopics that need to be prepared for each section:

Quantitative Aptitude

  Ratios and Proportion Percentages Profit & Loss Averages Time-Speed-Distance Number system HCF &LCM

Data Interpretation

  Graphs     Tables     Charts     DI Based on Texts     Matrix     Venn Diagrams  

Analytical and Logical Reasoning

  Critical reasoning     Visual reasoning    Assertion and reasons    Statements and conclusions    Puzzles    Coding and decoding    Sequencing 

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