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SNAP is conducted by Symbiosis International University, Pune for admission to various Post Graduate Programmes for the academic year 2016–18. The SNAP exam will be on 20th December 2015.
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SNAP 2015 - Exam on 20th December 2015

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is conducted by Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune for admission to various Post Graduate Programmes for the academic year 2016 – 18. The SNAP Test will be on 20th December 2015.

Page Content

1. Admission Process
2. Important Dates
3. Eligibility Criteria
4. Registration Process
5. Contact Details
6. Courses offered
7. Paper Pattern for the test
8. Syllabus
9List of Test Centers
10. Institutes accepting the test Score
11. SNAP 2013: Analysis
12. Detail Analysis: Section Wise


SNAP 2015: Admission Process

SNAP 2015 is the initial step in the admission process. After that, the selected students will be required to submit applications in individual colleges and clear their respective rounds of selection that are generally Group Discussions (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds.

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SNAP 2015: Important Dates

Event

Date

Online Registrations for SNAP commences

3rd week of August 2015

SNAP Test Registration closes

To be announced

SNAP Test payment closes

To be announced

SNAP Test Admit Card available on website

To be announced

SNAP Test 2015

December 20, 2015 - Sunday

Announcement of Result

To be announced


Exam Time: 02.00 p.m. - 04.00 p.m.

SNAP 2015: Eligibility Criteria

Only those candidates who meet the eligibility criteria should apply for the SNAP 2015. The criteria is as follows:

  • The candidates should have completed their graduation in any discipline from statutory university with minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidates) for all the Master of Business Administration Program.
  • The candidate should have completed 21 years of age and needs to be a citizen of India.

NOTE:All those candidates who belong to reserved category are given relaxation in age as per government norm. The candidates who wish to avail relaxation in age should attach all relevant documents to prove their eligibility for relaxation along with the form.

SNAP 2015: Registration Process

To register, one has to visit the official website of SNAP 2015, www.snaptest.org. The registration fee for SNAP 2015 test is Rs 1,500. However, candidates will have to apply for their desired institutes separately.  

SNAP 2015: How to apply for the test?

  • Step I – Online Registration
  • Register for SNAP test at www.snaptest.org
  • Fill in the required details and upload latest scanned photograph
  • SNAP ID is generated
  • Step II – Payment

4 payment options are available:

  • Cash – After online SNAP 2015 registration, take a print out of ‘Axis Bank Challan’ from SNAP website. This will be in 3 parts. Pay Rs. 1500/- in cash at any Axis Bank branch in your city.

NOTE:Candidate should keep the ‘Student copy’ as payment receipt. Sign the stamped ‘Symbiosis copy’ of the ‘Axis Bank Challan’ and send it to the Symbiosis Test Secretariat.

  • Demand Draft – Get a DD from any nationalized bank and courier it to the Symbiosis Test Secretariat Address
  • Credit Card - Make an online payment through using either a Master or Visa card
  • Net Banking - Transfer the SNAP test fee to the Symbiosis Test Secretariat a/c through Net Banking
  • Step III – Admit Card
  • Print the admit card as and when the date is announced.
  • Preserve this authenticated Admit Card for the further selection processes of individual Institutes.

SNAP 2015: Contact Details
 

Address

Symbiosis International University
Symbiosis Test Secretariat
Gram: Lavale, Tal Mulshi,
Dist: Pune – 411042 India

Phone

020-39116226 / 27

Email

info@snaptest.org.

Website

www.snaptest.orgwww.siu.edu.in

 

SNAP 2015: Courses offered

There are different courses offered by different Symbiosis Institutes across India and following courses are common to all:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • M. Sc. (CA): Master of Science (Computer Applications)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Communication Management
  • Master of Mass Communication (MMC)
  • Masters of Business Administration – International Business [MBA-(IB)]

SNAP 2015: Paper Pattern for the test

  • The test consists of 150 objective type questions for duration of two hours (120 Minutes).
  • The testfollows an MCQ format wherein each question lists 4 options out of which a student has to select the right answer.
  • ¼ marks (25%) are deducted for every wrong answer.
Section

Number of Questions

Marks

General English: Reading
Comprehension, Verbal
Reasoning and Ability

40

40

General Awareness: General Knowledge,  Current Affairs and  Business Scenario

40

40

Quantitative, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency

40

40

Analytical and Logical Reasoning

30

60

Total

150

180

SNAP 2015: Syllabus

NOTE: The syllabus mentioned is not exhaustive, but indicative only.

QUANTITATIVE:

  • Geometry (Lines, Angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone, etc.)
  • Ratios and Proportion,
  • Percentages,
  • In-equations Quadratic and linear equations Algebra,
  • Profit & Loss,
  • Averages,
  • Partnership,
  • Time-Speed-Distance,
  • Work and time,
  • Number system,
  • HCF &LCM,
  • Geometric Progression,
  • Arithmetic progression,
  • Arithmetic mean,
  • Geometric mean,
  • Harmonic mean,
  • Median,
  • Mode,
  • Number Base System,
  • BODMAS,
  • Mensuration,
  • Alligation& Mixtures,
  • Work, Pipes and Cisterns,
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest,
  • Set Theory,
  • Venn Diagram,
  • Installment Payments,
  • Clocks, Probability,
  • Permutations & Combinations,
  • Trigonometry,
  • Vectors,
  • Binomial Expansion,
  • Co-ordinate geometry,
  • Logarithm,
  • Calendar,
  • Maxima & Minima Progression,
  • Surds & Indices,
  • Complex numbers,
  • Etc.

DI AND REASONING:

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

ENGLISH:

  • Comprehension of passage (Poems can also come)
  • Verbal Reasoning,
  • Syllogisms,
  • Contextual usage,
  • Analogies,
  • Antonyms,
  • Fill In the Blanks,
  • Jumbled paragraphs with 4 or 5 sentences,
  • Jumbled paragraphs (6 sentences with first and last fixed),
  • Sentence Correction,
  • Foreign language words used in English,
  • Sentence completion,
  • Sentence correction,
  • Odd man out,
  • Idioms,
  • One word substitution,
  • Different usage of same word,
  • Etc.

GK/GA/BA:

  • Current Affairs,
  • Business,
  • Punch line of companies,
  • Top officials of big companies,
  • Major corporate events
  • Famous award and prizes
  • World Records
  • Books and authors
  • Science,
  • History,
  • Geography,
  • International organizations
  • Important quotations
  • Social issues,
  • Sports,
  • Finance,
  • Automobiles,
  • Entertainment,
  • Politics,
  • Etc.

SNAP 2015: List of Test Centers

   List of Test Cities


Total number of Test Cities : 30
 
S.No. Test City S.No. Test City
1 Agra 2 Ahmedabad
3 Allahabad 4 Bengaluru
5 Bhopal 6 Bhubaneshwar
7 Chandigarh 8 Chennai
9 Faridabad 10 Gurgaon
11 Guwahati 12 Hyderabad
13 Indore 14 Jaipur
15 Jamshedpur 16 Kanpur
17 Kochi 18 Kolkata
19 Kolhapur 20 Lucknow
21 Mumbai 22 Nagpur
23 Nashik 24 New Delhi
25 Noida 26 Patna
27 Pune 28 Surat
29 Vashi 30 Visakhapatnam

SNAP 2015:Institutes accepting the test Score

  1. Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management , Pune
  2. Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology, Pune
  3. Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS)
  4. Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB)
  5. Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM)
  6. Symbiosis Institute of Health Science (SIHS)
  7. Symbiosis Centre for Management & Human Resource Development, Pune
  8. Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management, Pune
  9. NIA Business School - Noida
  10. Badruka Institute of Foreign Trade (BIFT), Hyderabad
  11. Balaji Institute of Telecom & Management (BITM), Pune
  12. Management Institute for Leadership and Excellence – MILE, Pune
  13. MIT COM, Pune
  14. Lotus Business School, Pune
  15. Indian Institute of Management Training (IIMT), Pune
  16. Suryadatta Institute of Management & Mass Communication, Pune
  17. Lakshmi Narain College of Technology, Bhopal (LNCT-B), Bhopal

SNAP 2013: Analysis

  • Exam Name: Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP 2013)
  • Exam Date: 15th December 2013
  • Total Duration of the exam (minutes): 120 minutes
  • Total number of questions: 150
  • Number of Sections: 4
  • Number of choices per question: 4
  • Marks per question: Sections- GE, QA-DI-DS and GA- 1 mark; AR-LR- 2 marks
  • Negative Marking: 1/4th (25%)
  • Mode of marking the ovals: Pen (Black/Blue)

Sections as they appeared in the paper:

Section

Subject Area

No. of Questions

Marks allotted

Section I

General English

40

40

Section II

Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation and Sufficiency

40

40

Section III

General Awareness

40

40

Section IV

Analytical and Logical Reasoning

30

60

Total

150

180


Detail Analysis: Section Wise

Section I- General English
 

Topics

Number of Questions

Level of Difficulty

Reading Comprehension

6

Medium

Fill in the Blanks (definition based-Figures of Speech)

1

Easy

Analogy

2

Easy

Fill in the blanks (Jumbled Parts of  Sentences)

2

Easy to medium

Synonym-Antonym

4

Medium to difficult

Sentence Correction

6

Easy to medium

Spot the Error

4

Easy

Word Meaning

2

difficult

Active / Passive Voice

2

Easy

Contextual Meanings of words from a paragraph

5

Easy to medium

Fill in the blanks (grammar based)

4

Easy

Jumbled Paragraphs (1st & last sentences fixed)

1

Easy to medium

Odd One Out

1

Easy


Section II- Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency
 

Topics

Number of Questions

Level of Difficulty

Arithmetic(Numbers Properties, Percentages, Ratio, Work, TSD, averages)

20

 Easy to Medium

Geometry

7

 Easy

Modern Maths( Probability, Log, Permutaion and Combination)

4

 Medium

Data Interpretation( Pie chart based)

5

Medium

Data Interpretation(Bar Graph based)

4

Easy


Section III- General Awareness

  • There were questions based on current affairs and economics.
  • There were questions on current government schemes like ‘Swayamsiddha’, ‘Look East Policy’ etc.
  • Other topics included Share Swap, Carbon Credits and teaser loans.
  • Some of the questions with multiple statements on a topic where the test taker had to select all correct/incorrect information were slightly tricky and time consuming.
  • Good newspaper reader would definitely find this section easy.

    Section IV- Analytical and Logical Reasoning
     
Topics

Number of Questions

Level of Difficulty

Set based on Cubes

3

Easy

Sets based on Arrangements

5

Easy

Family tree

3

Easy

Input Output based set

5

Medium

Syllogisms

2

Difficult

Verbal Reasoning - Analogy

1

Medium

Critical Reasoning

8

Medium to difficult

Set Based on Directions

2

Medium

Number tree

1

Medium

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