SNAP 2018 Exam Analysis

17 Dec, 2018

SNAP 2018 Exam Analysis – The entrance test of SNAP 2018 has been concluded by the examination conducting authority i.e. Symbiosis International University (SIU) on 16th December 2018. The entrance test of SNAP 2018 was conducted in online mode for the second time in the history in over 92 cities across the country. Now, as the examination of SNAP 2018 concluded, candidates longing to appear in the upcoming year must be waiting for the exam analysis to know the difficulty level of exam, question-type etc. to prepare accordingly for the SNAP exam to be conducted next. Therefore, as per the exam analysis done by several coaching institutes and experts, the overall test paper contained the questions from moderate to difficult level. Moreover, there were major changes in the test paper as the no. of total questions reduced to 130 which was earlier 150. For attempting the correct answer in MCQ section, 1 mark will be bestowed to candidates whereas, for choosing correct answer in Non-MCQ section, 2 marks will be given to the candidates. Thus, to know the overall and section exam analysis of SNAP 2018, candidates must read the whole article and fetch the information provided here.

Sections Special Questions Normal Questions No. of Questions Total Marks
Current Affairs 5 20 25 30
Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, Quantitative Aptitude 5 30 35 40
General English 5 30 35 40
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 5 30 35 40
Total 20 110 130 150

SNAP 2018 Exam Analysis- Section-wise

Candidates willing to appear in SNAP 2018 which is going to be conducted on 16th December 2018 by the conducting body i.e. Symbiosis International University (SIU) need to go through the following information which is provided for their benefits. Below-mentioned is the exam analysis of SNAP as per the previous year. Further, the exam analysis for SNAP 2018 will be done by the experts as well as private institutions such as CL, T.I.M.E etc. Hence, to know the comprehensive information, go through the following:

  • Current Affairs – The overall section and the questions asked were somewhat feasible to solve. The questions asked in this section were based on current event. However, the special questions from this section were little bit difficult. But talking about the difficulty level, then it was as similar to the preceding year. In this section, around 25 questions were asked based on events such as Business, Sports, Awards, Governance, etc. Now, let’s go through the below-given table to have detailed information:

    Topics

    No. of Questions Asked

    Difficulty Level

    Good Attempts

    Personalities

    2

    Moderate

    1

    Awards

    3

    Easy-Moderate

    1

    Miscellaneous GK

    2

    Moderate

    1

    Sports

    1

    Easy-Moderate

    1

    Business Awareness

    9

    Easy-Moderate

    4-5

    Eco and Polity

    8

    Easy-Moderate

    4-5

    • Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency- The questions from Quant were easy in nature but somewhat time-consuming. Quant had the questions based on Set Theory, Arithmetic, Mensuration, Triginometry, Geometry etc. However, in 40 minutes of time duration, a candidate who had practiced well could have attempted 23-25 questions accurately. Further, let’s have a look at the table mentioned below:

    Topics

    No. of Questions Asked

    Difficulty Level

    Good Attempts

    Set Theory

    1

    Easy-Moderate

    1

    Geometry

    3

    Easy-Moderate

    2

    Mensuration

    5

    Easy-Moderate

    3

    Probability

    1

    Easy

    1

    Linear Equations

    3

    Easy-Moderate

    2

    Trigonometry

    1

    Easy

    1

    P&C

    4

    Moderate

    2

    Logarithm

    1

    Easy

    1

    Percentages

    5

    Easy-Moderate

    3-4

    Averages

    1

    Easy-Moderate

    1

    Simplification

    6

    Easy-Moderate

    3-4

    TSD, Time & Work

    3

    Moderate

    2

    SI/CI

    1

    Easy

    1

    Total

    35

    Moderate

    23-25

    • General English: Verbal Ability, Verbal Reasoning, and Reading Comprehension – Questions asked in this section were easy to moderate in level of difficulty. Moreover, the RC Passages had the questions which were neither difficult nor too easy but were quite time-consuming because of lengthy pattern. The questions asked from vocabulary were unusual but apart from that, General English had the easy questions. In this section, solving over 30-32 questions were considered as good attempt in the time duration of 2-30 minutes. Now, let’s check out the below-cited table for in-depth info:

    Topics

    No. of Questions Asked

    Difficulty Level

    Good Attempts

    Verbal Analogy

    1

    Easy

    1

    Word Usage

    2

    Easy

    2

    Direct/Indirect Speech

    2

    Easy

    2

    FIB(Vocab)

    5

    Moderate

    4-5

    Idioms and Proverb( 1 special question)

    2

    Moderate

    1

    Synonyms/Antonyms

    3

    Easy

    2

    RC (2 Passages)

    10

    Easy-Moderate

    8-9

    Sentence Jumble( Special Question)

    1

    Easy

    1

    Grammar

     

    Moderate

    1

    Spot the Error

    2

    Easy

    2

    Sentence Improvement

    2

    Easy

    2

    Odd one Out

    2

    Easy

    1-2

    Vocab Based (Special Question)

    2

    Moderate

    1-2

    Total

    35

    Easy-Moderate

    30-32

    • Analytical and Logical Reasoning – The level of difficulty of this section was moderate and no any question was asked from critical reasoning or decision-making. Surprisingly, this section had the question based on visual reasoning. Moreover, the logical reasoning had a very lengthy arrangement set that carried 8 marks. Furthermore, questions in this section were based on topics such as Coding-Decoding, Calendars, Directions, and Blood-Relations. However, solving 19-20 questions in this section was considered a good attempt. Here, let’s have a glance at the table wherein the detailed information are furnished:

    Topics

    No. of Questions Asked

    Difficulty Level

    Good Attempts

    Coding-Decoding

    4

    Moderate-Difficult

    1

    Seating Arrangement

    7

    Moderate-Difficult

    2-3

    Blood Relation

    1

    Easy

    1

    Linear Equation

    1

    Easy

    1

    Missing Number

    2

    Easy

    2

    Calendar

    1

    Moderate

    1

    Venn Diagram

    1

    Easy

    1

    Directions

    1

    Easy

    1

    Physics-Based

    2

    Easy-Moderate

    1

    Data Sufficiency

    3

    Easy-Moderate

    2

    Series

    3

    Moderate

    1

    Analogy

    1

    Moderate

    1

    Puzzles-Singlets

    3

    Easy

    2

    Cone-Circle-Triangle

    2

    Easy-Moderate

    1

    Paper Folding

    2

    Moderate

    1

    TSD-Train Based

    1

    Easy

    1

    Total

    40

    Moderate

    19-20

    SNAP 2017 Exam Analysis

    Here we have provided the exam analysis of SNAP 2017 for the candidates to know the changes that have been introduced in SNAP 2018 by the examination authority. Therefore, according to the previous year’s exam analysis, the quant section has the most difficult questions. Moreover, analytical and logical reasoning had the questions which were quite lengthy, and the questions asked in verbal ability and Current Affairs too had the difficult questions. Accordingly, the overall test paper of SNAP 2017 found to be lengthy and difficult in nature.

    Sections

    No. of Questions

    Mark Per Question

    Total Marks

    Current Affairs

    30

    1

    30

    Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, Quantitative Aptitude

    40

    1

    40

    General English

    40

    1

    40

    Analytical & Logical Reasoning

    40

    1

    40

    Total

    150

     

    150

    SNAP 2018 Cutoff-Expected

    The cutoff percentile will be released after the completion of SNAP 2018 exam by each participating institutes that accept the score of SNAP. However, based on the previous year, we have provided the expected cutoff for the candidates to remain familiar. Therefore, let’s check out the table as follows:

    Participating Institutes

    Expected SNAP 2018 Cutoff

    SIBM Bangalore

    53-55

    SIBM Pune

    66-68

    SIIB Pune

    53-55

    SCMHRD Pune

    53-55

    SNAP 2018 Cutoff- Category-wise

    Below-mentioned are the category-wise expected cutoff marks. Therefore, candidates can go through it to have estimate of the cutoff percentile which will vary category-wise. Thus, let’s have a look at the below-given table:

    Category

    Expected Cutoff Marks

    General

    32-33 Marks

    NC/OBC

    30-31 Marks

    SC/ST/PWD

    27-28 Marks

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