SNAP 2019 Examination Pattern: Major Changes



The SNAP examination will be held on 15 December 2019. Thousands of students will be attempting the SNAP examination conducted by Symbiosis International University to get into the top B-schools of India. There are some changes introduced in the examination pattern and the marking system of SNAP examination that all the candidates should be aware of.

But before jumping on to the latest updates, let’s take a look at the exam pattern.



SNAP 2019 Examination Details


  1. SNAP Exam Conducting Body- Symbiosis International University
  2. SNAP 2019 Exam Date- 15 December 2019
  3. Mode of Exam- Computer-based Exam
  4. SNAP Exam Time Slot- 1400 to 1600 Hrs
  5.  Type of Questions- 110 MCQs, 5 Special Questions
  6. Negative Marking- 25% of marks allotted per question


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Important Changes Introduced


  1. The number of questions has been reduced to 110 from 130.
  2. There will be 5 special questions in the QA, DI-DS section for the SNAP 2019 Examination.
  3. The General Awareness questions will no longer be included in the paper pattern. 
  4. The marks allocated in VARC will be 1.5 per question, for A-LR section 1.5 marks per question and 1 mark each for QA, DI-DS section.
  5. For the special questions in QA & DI section, 2 marks will be allocated for correct answers.


Here is a detailed pattern of questions asked in the SNAP examination.



No of Questions

Marks Allocated

General English

34 MCQs


Quant, DI & DS

30 MCQs, 5 special questions


Analytical & Logical Reasoning

36 MCQs



Let’s also take a look at the important topics for SNAP 2019 examination.


General English: Sentence completion, Sentence correction, Jumbled paragraphs, Fill in the blanks, Analogies, Antonyms, Contextual usage, Idioms and Syllogisms

Data Interpretation, Data Sufficiency and Quantitative: Geometric and Arithmetic progression, Simple interest and Compound interest, Profit and Loss, Venn diagram, HCF and LCM, Number system, Partnership, Ratios and Proportion, Trigonometry

Logical and Analytical Reasoning: Symbol Based problems, Data Interpretation based on text, graphs, and tables, Visual reasoning, Column graphs and Bar graphs, Syllogisms, Critical reasoning, Line chart and Pie charts, Coding and decoding puzzles.