SNAP 2017 Syllabus, Exam Pattern – SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test) Previous Papers PDF

SNAP(Symbiosis National Aptitude Test) 2017 will be conducted by Symbiosis University. This year SNAP 2017 will be expected to conduct in August 2017.  SNAP 2017 is expected to be announced in the third week of August.


Here’s SNAP 2017 test eligibility criteria:

  • Graduates in any discipline with at least 50% marks from recognised university or institute (45% for SC/ST candidates) for all the Master of Business Administration programmes.

  • Final year students are also eligible for SNAP test.

  • There’s no age limit for SNAP test.

  • Specific subject specializations may require a previous degree in the same field. Please visit the respective institutes’ websites for complete details.

The final merit list for admission to the various MBA programs offered by SIU will be based on Group Exercise (GE), Personal Interaction (PI) and Writing Ability Test (WAT). SNAP test score out of 180 will scaled down to 50.

SNAP 2017: Important Dates

Online Registrations for SNAP commencesAugust, 2017
SNAP Test Registration closesNovember, 2017
SNAP Test payment closesNovember, 2017
SNAP Test Admit Card available on websiteDecember 05, 2017 to December 18, 2017
SNAP Test 2017December, 2017
Announcement of ResultJanuary, 2018


Weights for Final Merit List

SNAP Score
(scaled down to 50)
Group Exercise (GE)Personal Interaction (PI)Writing Ability Test (WAT)Total


SNAP 2017 Test Exam Pattern, Structure


Sr. No.SectionsNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks
1General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability4040
2Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency4040
3 Current Affairs (of last 2 years)3030
4Analytical & Logical Reasoning4040
  • SNAP Test duration is of 120 minutes
  • Date: December 18, 2016; Time: 14.00 hrs. – 16.00 hrs.
  • SNAP Test is an objective test. Each question has 4 responses. Candidate should choose an appropriate response.
  • Each wrong answer attracts 25% negative marks.
  • Candidate must use Blue or Black ball point pen only.

SNAP 2017 Exam Structure

SectionsFour sections:

  1. Quantitative, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency
  2. Analytical and Logical Reasoning
  3. General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability
  4. General Awareness: General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Business Scenario
Total Number of Questions150

Quantitative, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency – 40

Analytical and Logical Reasoning -40

General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability – 40

General Awareness: General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Business Scenario -30

Time allotted120 minutes
Question TypesMultiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Marking Scheme
  • +1 mark for ‘correct answer’
  • -25 per cent or negative marks for ‘wrong attempt’.

Now we bring to you the syllabus or the important topics to be prepared under each section of SNAP 2017.

Last 10 Years SNAP Test Papers with Answers – PDF Download

2015SNAP 2015 Question Paper
2014Symbiosis National Aptitude Test 2014 Question Paper
2013SNAP 2013 Question Paper Pdf
2012SNAP last year papers pdfSolutions
2011Symbiosis National Aptitude Test Old PapersSolutions
2010Previous Year SNAP PapersSolutions
2009SNAP Exam Solved PapersSolutions

SNAP Model papers

SNAP Syllabus for General Knowledge

  • SNAP syllabus is not much different from other national-level MBA entrance tests. SNAP exam tests the aptitude of a candidate for management programmes.


    The test comprises of four sections— General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability / Quantitative Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency / General Awareness: General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Business Scenario / Analytical & Logical Reasoning.


    The detailed syllabus for SNAP exam is given below:


    Quantitative Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency Geometry

    •          Trigonometry
    •          Ratios and Proportion
    •          Number system
    •          Percentages
    •          Work and time
    •          In-equations Quadratic and linear equations Algebra
    •          Partnership
    •          Work, Pipes and Cisterns
    •          Simple Interest & Compound Interest
    •          Time-Speed-Distance
    •          HCF &LCM
    •          Geometric Progression
    •          Arithmetic progression
    •          Profit & Loss
    •          Averages
    •          Arithmetic mean
    •          Geometric mean
    •          Number Base System
    •          ­Mensuration
    •          Venn diagram
    •          Permutations & Combinations



    Analytical & Logical Reasoning

    •          Data Interpretation based on text, graphs and tables.
    •          Column graphs
    •          Bar Graphs
    •          Functions
    •          Statements and conclusions
    •          Pie Chart
    •          Graphs representing Area
    •          Critical reasoning
    •          Coding and decoding Puzzles
    •          Identifying valid inferences
    •          Assumption-Premise-Conclusion
    •          Assertion and reasons
    •          Line charts
    •          Syllogisms
    •          Identifying next number in series
    •          Statements and assumption
    •          Visual reasoning
    •          Symbol Based problems
    •          Identifying Strong arguments and Weak arguments
    •          Cause and Effect
    •          Identifying Probably true
    •          Matrix arrangements
    •          Family tree – identifying relationship among group of people


    General English

    •          Comprehension of passage / Poem
    •          Verbal Reasoning
    •          Sentence correction
    •          Syllogisms
    •          Odd man out
    •          Contextual usage
    •          Analogies
    •          Fill In the Blanks
    •          One word substitution
    •          Jumbled paragraphs
    •          Sentence Correction
    •          Antonyms
    •          Sentence completion
    •          Idioms


    General Awareness

    •          Current Affairs
    •          Famous award and prizes
    •          International organizations
    •          Major corporate events
    •          Sports
    •          Business
    •          Punch line of companies
    •          Entertainment
    •          World Records
    •          Automobiles
    •          Science
    •          Top officials of big companies
    •          History
    •          Finance
    •          Geography
    •          Books and authors
    •          Quotations
    •          Social issues
    •          Politics
Rate this post

More related articles