Exam Pattern

SNAP Exam Date: 15 December 2019

Section Normal Questions Marks Per Correct Answer Special Questions Marks Per Correct Answer Total Questions Total Marks Time
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability 34 1.5 0 0 34 51 120
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 36 1.5 0 0 36 54
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 35 1 5 2 40 45
Total 105 5 110 150 120

Eligibility

• A graduate from any recognised/statutory University or Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for SC/ST).

• Candidates appearing for final year examinations can also apply, with their admission being subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for SC/ST)

• Programmes which require specific discipline/subject specialisation need to be checked for eligibility as given by the respective Institute.

• A candidate who has completed qualifying degree from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). All foreign degrees/qualifications need to be verified from AIU by the candidate before seeking admission to any programme of SIU.

Exam Format

• Computer based test.

• Test duration is of 120 minutes.

• SNAP Test is an objective test. Each question has four responses (Only for Normal Questions). Candidate should choose an appropriate response.

• Each wrong answer attracts 25% negative marks, both for normal questions as well as special questions.

• In Quantitative Section for special questions, there will be blanks where answers should be entered by the candidate using the virtual keyboard.

Registration

Online Registration starts : 16 August 2019

Key changes

• Questions reduced from 130 to 110

• Current affairs section removed

• No special questions in English or Reasoning

• Differential marking scheme

Syllabus

Language Comprehension

Reading Comprehension

Parajumbles

Fill in the Blanks

Vocabulary

English Grammar

Sentence Correction

Analogies

Facts / Inference /Judgement

Critical Reasoning

Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation

Number Systems

HCF/LCM

Averages

Percentages

Profit & Loss

Simple/Compound Interest

Data Tables

Pie Charts

Equations

Inequalities

Complex numbers

Functions

Probability

Permutation & Combination

Line Graphs

Other Chart Types

Mensuration

Geometry

Co-ordinate Geometry

Trigonometry

Mixtures

Set Theory

Data Sufficiency

Speed & Distance

Work & Time

Progressions

Surds & Indices

Logarithms

Ratio & Proportion

Bar Graphs

Logical Reasoning

Cubes & Dice

Blood Relations

Coding-decoding

Direction sense

Number & Letter Series

Seating Arrangement

Visual reasoning

Venn Diagrams

Clocks & Calendars

Verbal reasoning

Analytical Reasoning

Syllogism

External knowledge

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