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SNAP 2019 Syllabus

By: Avantika Bhardwaj on August 22, 2019

SNAP 2019 Exam notification has been released and the exam is scheduled to be conducted on 15th December 2019. The question paper comprises of 4 sections namely Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation, & Data Sufficiency, Analytical & Logical Reasoning, and Current Affairs. There are total 115 questions for which the allotted time is 120 minutes. These 115 questions contribute to the total of 150 marks.

An Overview of SNAP Syllabus

The question paper mainly consists of following four sections:

  • General English
  • Quantitative, Data Interpretation, & Data Sufficiency
  • Analytical & Logical Reasoning
  • Current Affairs

SNAP Exam question paper generally depends on SNAP Syllabus. Since the exam pattern has changed from the year 2019, so has the syllabus. In order to understand the pattern of examination, one should understand the entire syllabus and no. of questions each section consists of.

Section

No. of questions asked

Quantitative Aptitude

30

General English

30

Logical Reasoning

30

Current Affairs

20

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SNAP Exam Syllabus

General English

This section consists of 30 questions which are formed to create difficult to moderately difficult levels of examination. It is usually conducted to analyze candidates' communication and verbal skills. Following are the type of questions asked in General English Section:

Critical Reasoning

Idioms and Phrases

Parts of Speech

Spelling Based Questions

Para Jumbled Sentences

Fill in the Blanks

Punctuation

Reading Comprehension

Error Correction

Completion of Sentences

Antonyms and Synonyms

Odd Word Out

Besides, the most important topics that hold most weightage during the examination are:

Syllogism

Comprehension of Passage or Poem

Analogies

Fill in the Blanks

Quantitative, Data Interpretation, and Data Sufficiency

This is one of the most difficult sections as there is much more to learn and study. Students should have mathematical operations and formulae on their tips. It is very important to have revision of each topic before you appear for the examination.

Venn Diagram

Geometry

Profit & Loss

HCF & LCM

Work, Pipes, and Cisterns

Work & Time

Ratios and Proportions

Number Systems

Inequations Quadratic and Linear Equations Algebra

Permutations & Combinations

Number Base Systems

Average

Geometric Progression

Simple and Compound Interest

Mensuration

Mean

Arithmetic Progression

Time, Speed, and Distance

Partnership

Percentages

Trigonometry

Profit and Loss

The most important topics are:

Trigonometry

Ration and Proportion

Percentages

Partnership

Analytical & Logical Reasoning

This sections basically deals with students thinking capacity and their methods of problem solving. The questions seem to be difficult and may carry various methods to be solved.

Matrix Arrangements

Family Tree

Identifying Probably True

Cause and Effect

Strong and Weak Arguments

Statements and Assumptions

Visual Reasoning

Symbol Based Problems

Line Charts

Syllogism

Assertions and Reasons

Finding next number in Series

Assumptions premise Conclusion

Valid Inferences

Critical Reasoning

Coding and Decoding

Graphs Representing Area

Pie Charts

Bar Graphs

Column Graphs

Statements and Conclusions

Functions

Column Graphs

Bar Graphs

Clocks

Set Theory

Venn Diagram

Vectors

Number Base System

Binomial Expansion

Current Affairs

The candidates may score better in this section if they are aware of what is happening around them nationally and internationally. The most vital source of such information is newspaper and other current affair books.

General Awareness

Company Brand Ambassadors

Finance

Economics

Social Issues

Major Corporate Events

Science

History

Entertainment

Books and Authors

Famous Awards and Prizes

Politics

Sports

Geography

International Organizations

Technology

World Records

Business

SNAP 2019 Exam Pattern

The question paper of SNAP 2019 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 bifurcation of number of questions asked in the exam and marks allotted to them is given below.

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

30

5

35

40

Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

30

5

35

40

Analytical & Logical Reasoning

30

5

35

40

Current Affairs

20

5

25

30

Total

110

20

130

150

 

The students are rewarded with +1 mark for each correct MCQ and +2 for each correct MCQ. The exam follows negative marking scheme wherein one fourth mark is deducted for each incorrect answer.

Following are the sections in which the question paper is divided:

  • General English- Reading Comprehension, Vernal Reasoning, Verbal Ability
  • Quantitative, Data Interpretation, and Data Sufficiency
  • Analytical & Logical Reasoning
  • Current Affairs

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