SNAP 2016 Exam Analysis and Expected Cut-Off

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) 2016 was conducted on 18 December. SNAP is the common entrance test held every year for admission to MBA/management programs at the 15 institutes that falls under Symbiosis International University (SIU). This year the exam was conducted across 32 cities in India. SNAP is a 2 hour exam consisting of 150 questions from 4 different sections:

1. General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability

2. Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

3. Current Affairs (of last 2 years)

4. Analytical & Logical Reasoning

Paper and Score Pattern

Time Duration: 120 minutes

No. of Questions: 150

    • No. of Questions from General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability: 40
    • No. of Questions from Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency: 40
    • No. of Questions from Current Affairs (of last 2 years): 30
    • No. of Questions from Analytical & Logical Reasoning: 40

Each correct answer is of 1 mark and every negative answer will deduct 0.25 mark

Read: SNAP Eligibility Criteria

General Analysis

This year the paper pattern was similar to that of the last year. The exam paper was easy this year. The Logical Ability and Quantitative sections were not very easy and candidates took most of the time in solving those sections. The General English and Current Affairs part was however easy.

Read: Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune

Sectional Analysis

Verbal Ability

Topics : Fill in the blanks- Type I

No. of Questions : 4
Difficulty Level : Easy

Topics : Fill in the blanks- Type II

No. of Questions : 2
Difficulty Level : Easy

Topics : Fill in the blanks- Type III

No. of Questions : 4
Difficulty Level : Moderately Easy

Topics : Vocabulary

No. of Questions : 3
Difficulty Level : Moderate

Topics : Synonyms

No. of Questions : 3
Difficulty Level : Difficult

Topics : Antonyms

No. of Questions : 3
Difficulty Level : Difficult

Topics : Idioms and Phrases

No. of Questions : 2
Difficulty Level : Easy

Topics : Analogies

No. of Questions : 3
Difficulty Level : Moderate

Topics : Jumbled Paragraphs

No. of Questions : 3
Difficulty Level : Moderately Easy

Topics : Critical Reasoning

No. of Questions : 2
Difficulty Level : Moderately Easy

Topics : Reading Comprehension

No. of Questions : 11
Difficulty Level : Easy

Total : 40

Quantitative Aptitude

Topics : Arithmetic

No. of Questions : 9
Difficulty Level : Moderately Easy

Topics : Algebra

No. of Questions : 6
Difficulty Level : Moderately Easy

Topics : Numbers

No. of Questions : 6
Difficulty Level : Easy

Topics : Pure Maths

No. of Questions : 4
Difficulty Level : Difficult

Topics : Geometry

No. of Questions : 7
Difficulty Level : Easy

Topics : Miscellaneous

No. of Questions : 2
Difficulty Level : Moderately Easy

Topics : Date Interpretation (Table 3+ Pie Charts 3)

No. of Questions : 6
Difficulty Level : Difficult

Total : 40

Current Affairs

Topics : Polity

No. of Questions : 6
Difficulty Level : Moderately Difficult

Topics : Geography

No. of Questions : 3
Difficulty Level : Moderately Difficult

Topics : Economics

No. of Questions : 1
Difficulty Level : Moderately Difficult

Topics : History

No. of Questions : 5
Difficulty Level : Difficult

Topics : Business economy

No. of Questions : 4
Difficulty Level : Difficult

Topics : Contemporary GK

No. of Questions : 8
Difficulty Level : Moderately Easy

Topics : Miscellaneous

No. of Questions : 3
Difficulty Level : Moderately Easy

Total : 30

Analytic and Logical Reasoning

Topics : Blood Relation

No. of Questions : 2
Difficulty Level : Difficult

Topics : Coding

No. of Questions : 1
Difficulty Level : Moderate

Topics : Series

No. of Questions : 8
Difficulty Level : Easy

Topics : Selection

No. of Questions : 4
Difficulty Level : Moderate

Topics : Seating Arrangement

No. of Questions : 2
Difficulty Level : Easy

Topics : Linear Arrangement

No. of Questions : 1
Difficulty Level : Difficult

Topics : Mathematics

No. of Questions : 11
Difficulty Level : Difficult

Topics : Analogy

No. of Questions : 4
Difficulty Level : Difficult

Topics : CR

No. of Questions : 1
Difficulty Level : Difficult

Topics : Puzzles

No. of Questions : 1
Difficulty Level : Easy

Topics : Statement Arguement

No. of Questions : 5
Difficulty Level : Moderate

Total : 40

SNAP 2016 Expected Cut Off

SNAP 2016 result will be declared on 09 January 2017. There is no sectional cutoff for SNAP. The number of seats for each Symbiosis College and their expected cut off marks is given below. Please note that the expected cut-off are based on SNAP cut off of 2015:

Institute : Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS), Pune

Seats Available : 300
Expected Cut Off Percentage : 88

Institute : Symbiosis Center for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD), Pune

Seats Available : 240
Expected Cut Off Percentage : 90

Institute : Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB), Pune

Seats Available : 200
Expected Cut Off Percentage : 90

Institute : Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune

Seats Available : 180
Expected Cut Off Percentage : 90

Institute : Symbiosis Center for Information Technology (SCIT)

Seats Available : 210
Expected Cut Off Percentage : 72

Institute : Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Bengaluru

Seats Available : 150
Expected Cut Off Percentage : 82

Institute : Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication (SIMC), Pune

Seats Available : 120
Expected Cut Off Percentage : 80

Institute : Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM), Pune

Seats Available : 150
Expected Cut Off Percentage : 75

Institute : Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM), Nashik

Seats Available : 120
Expected Cut Off Percentage : 88

Institute : Symbiosis Institute of Computer Science and Research (SICSR), Pune

Seats Available : 120
Expected Cut Off Percentage : 65

Institute : Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS), Pune

Seats Available : 90
Expected Cut Off Percentage : 77

Institute : Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF), Pune

Seats Available : 60
Expected Cut Off Percentage : 80

Institute : Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication

Seats Available : 60
Expected Cut Off Percentage : 60

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