SNAP Exam 2021 Live Updates: Test Paper Analysis Available, Check expected cutoff, Answer Key, Result,

Symbiosis International (Deemed) University conducted the first phase of the SNAP 2021 exam. SNAP exam analysis by coaching institutes and expected cutoff is available now.

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NEW DELHI: The Symbiosis International (Deemed) University conducted the first phase of SNAP 2021 in computer-based mode. According to the SNAP exam analysis, overall the question paper was moderately difficult. Career Launcher and IMS have provided the SNAP exam analysis and the expected cutoff. They have also mentioned the expected cutoff and score vs percentile also. SNAP answer key will be provided here based on the memory-based questions that have been shared by the students.
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It is likely that the SNAP cutoff 2021 will be based on last year's trends and one will not witness a drastic change in it. As per the SNAP 2021 exam pattern, questions were asked from three sections: General English (which includes Reading Comprehension, Verbal Ability, and Verbal Reasoning), Data Interpretation, and Data Sufficiency, Analytical & Logical Reasoning, and Quantitative. Students can get all the live updates of the SNAP December 19 exam including exam time, SNAP analysis here.

The SNAP 2021 exam concluded at 3 pm. The duration of the SNAP test is 60 minutes (1 hour). More than 60,000 candidates had registered for the SNAP 2021. The exam was conducted at various examination centres in 94 cities across India. Candidates arrived at the SNAP exam centre 2021 well before the commencement of the exam. During the security check, their SNAP admit card 2021 was examined

SNAP 2021 Live Updates: Highlights


SNAP details

Name of the exam

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test

Commonly known as


Conducting body

Symbiosis International (Deemed) University (SIU)

Level of examination

National Level MBA Entrance Test

Number of applicants registered


SNAP exam dates 2021

  • December 19, 2021

  • January 8, 2022

  • January 16, 2022

SNAP 2021 timing for attempt 1

2 pm to 3 pm

Duration of the SNAP test

60 minutes (one hour)

Mode of exam

Computer-based test (CBT)

Marking scheme

  • +1 mark for each correct answer

  • -0.25 mark for a negative answer

Official website link

SNAP helpdesk number


Courses offered


SNAP result date 2021

February 1, 2022

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is a postgraduate entrance examination conducted by Symbiosis International (Deemed University) for admissions into the 26 MBA programmes offered at its 15 institutes. SNAP is conducted once a year.

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Symbiosis International (Deemed) University (SIU) has successfully conducted the SNAP test 2021 for MBA admission today. Catch all SNAP exam latest updates and news live from the test centres here. Get student reactions, SNAP exam analysis, paper pattern, answer key, and more here.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 07:00 PM IST

SNAP exam analysis 2021: Overall difficulty level

The students who appeared in SNAP 2021 phase 1, say that the exam level was between easy to moderate. 

  • VA section - Easy

  • LRDI - Very Easy

  • Quant - Moderate

As per students' reactions, those who are particularly prepared for SNAP can easily get 50 marks.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 06:29 PM IST

SNAP 2021: Question in phase 1 paper

1. If a sum of money at simple interest doubles itself in 6 years, it will become four times in:

  1. 14 years
  2. 12 years
  3. 18 years
  4. 16 years
  5. None of these
Dec. 19, 2021 | 06:02 PM IST

SNAP 2021 Exam Analysis - Wrong options

Some students found the question incorrect about the total distance the ball traveled. In this they had to use the concept of infinite GP which is not a suitable option.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 05:55 PM IST

SNAP cut off 2021 by Career Launcher

The SNAP cut off for the general category would be somewhere around 36 marks for SCMHRD and around 38 marks for SIBM Pune. According to Career Launcher experts, the section-wise good score for SNAP 2021 is:

Dec. 19, 2021 | 05:50 PM IST

SNAP 2021 analysis by Career Launcher

The Analytical & Logical Reasoning and General English were doable, Quant, Data Interpretation, and Data Sufficiency sections were a bit difficult compared to last year. The overall structure of the SNAP 2021 paper was similar to last year, with no RC questions in the General English section. The overall difficulty level of SNAP 2021 was moderate.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 05:39 PM IST

SNAP analysis 2021 by IMS Learning: Section-wise

Name of the section

Sectional analysis

General English

The SNAP 2021 General English section was as easy as last year's SNAP. No RC questions were asked. All questions were on Verbal Ability.

Analytical & Logical Reasoning

Of the 25 questions in this section, 10 were in Verbal Reasoning and the remaining 15 were in Non-Verbal Reasoning. This is the easiest section in the SNAP test.

Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

Of the 20 questions in this section, 19 are math and one is singleton and data interpretation. There is no question of Data Sufficiency. Overall this area is quite moderate in terms of the level of difficulty. 5 to 6 questions were somewhat challenging.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 05:29 PM IST

SNAP Exam 2021: Expected cut off by IMS Learning

Based on the comments from IMS experts and SNAP aspirants, the expected SNAP cut off for the next round of MBA admissions for General Category students to SIBM-Pune, SIBM-Bengaluru, SCMHRD, SIIB, as follows;

Dec. 19, 2021 | 05:25 PM IST

SNAP 2021: Exam analysis by IMS Learning

There are no major changes in the paper pattern or difficulty levels in SNAP 2021 than last year. The level of difficulty and overall pattern reported by IMS students is given below with the IMS recommendation for allocating time to a section.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 05:18 PM IST

SNAP 2021 phase 1 paper Analysis: "Quant section Difficult"

One of the students who wrote the phase 1 SNAP exam said he found the Quantitative Aptitude (QA) section was a bit difficult. In terms of difficulty, the paper was "easy to moderate", he added.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 04:51 PM IST

MBA admission 2022: SNAP exam is for which college?

List of MBA colleges accepting SNAP test score 2021

  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM, Pune)

  • Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR, Pune)

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

  • Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB, Pune)

  • Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD, Pune)

  • Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS, Pune)

  • Symbiosis Institute of Digital & Telecom Management (SIDTM, Pune)

  • Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT, Pune)

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

  • Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS, Pune)

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

  • Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF, Pune) - Formerly Symbiosis School of Banking Management)

  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad (SIBM, Hyderabad)

  • Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS, Pune)

  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM, Nagpur)

Dec. 19, 2021 | 04:02 PM IST

SNAP 2021 result date and time

Symbiosis International (Deemed) University has successfully conducted the phase 1 SNAP 2021 on December 19, from 2 pm to 3 pm. The SNAP result 2021 is scheduled to be declared on February 1, 2022. The SNAP result will be made available on the official website The best score of two attempts will be taken into consideration for MBA admission.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 03:56 PM IST

SNAP 2021- When official answer key will be released?

SIU will release the SNAP answer key 2021 along with the question paper tentatively in the last week of January 2022 in online mode at Some coaching institutes will also release the SNAP 2021 question paper and answer key.

NOTE: The SNAP answer sheets were not released due to the change in the SNAP exam pattern last year.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 03:51 PM IST

How many times can I give SNAP exam?

The Symbiosis International University (SIU) is conducting the SNAP 2021 in three phases. The first phase of SNAP 2021 was successfully concluded on December 19. Students who do not do well in the phase 1 SNAP exam, can appear for phase 2 on January 8 or phase 3 on January 16, 2022.

The candidates can take a maximum of 2 attempts for the exam out of the 3 tests scheduled and the score of best of the two attempts will be taken into consideration for admission.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 03:43 PM IST

Factors determining SNAP cut off 2021

SNAP cut off 2021 will be determined by each Symbiosis International University constituent institute independently on the basis of the following factors;

  • Number of students appearing in SNAP 2021
  • The difficulty level of the SNAP 2021 exam
  • Number of students who qualify for the SNAP exam 2021
  • Number of seats available in each institute and programme
Dec. 19, 2021 | 03:38 PM IST

SNAP Percentile Predictor

SNAP Percentile is dependent on the following main factors: 

  • Number of students in SNAP 2021

  • Your SNAP score relative to other students

  • The difficulty level of that particular slot and sections

The SNAP predictor tool will calculate your probable percentile based on the above factors.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 03:31 PM IST

SNAP analysis by coaching institutes

After the conclusion of each attempt, coaching institutes like IMS, CareerLauncher, TIME, etc will bring the overall and sectional analysis of SNAP 2021. According to that, the SNAP analysis by experts is expected to be out anytime soon. As per students' reactions, the overall difficulty level of the SNAP exam was easy to moderate.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 03:25 PM IST

SNAP score vs percentile 2021

The score of all the students appearing in the SNAP examination is drawn up in a percentile list. Based on the SNAP percentile, a merit list will be prepared.

SNAP Cutoff for Set 1 (December 19)















Dec. 19, 2021 | 03:18 PM IST

SNAP 2021 expected cutoff marks

Candidates can check the expected SNAP 2021 cutoff of various SNAP accepting colleges:

Expected SNAP cutoff 2021

SNAP Participating Institute's

Expected SNAP 2021 cut off (percentile)

SIBM, Pune




SIIB, Pune


SIBM, Bangalore


SIOM, Nashik




SITM, Pune


SIMS, Pune


SCIT, Pune


SSMC, Bangalore


SIMC, Pune


SSBF, Pune


SIHS, Pune


Dec. 19, 2021 | 03:14 PM IST

SNAP exam 2021 concludes: Check paper analysis

The first phase of SNAP 2021 concluded today at 3 pm. Candidates reported the SNAP exam as comparatively easier than last year. The SNAP 2021 entrance exam was conducted in a computer-based test mode for a duration of 60 minutes. SNAP 2021 pattern was similar to the previous year. Here is the detailed SNAP 2021 analysis:

SNAP section name

Number of MCQs

Total marks

Difficulty level

General English 



Moderate to difficult

Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency




Analytical & Logical Reasoning



Easy to moderate




Dec. 19, 2021 | 03:07 PM IST

SNAP 2021: Student's reaction

A SNAP aspirant said It is my first attempt. The difficulty level of the exam was easy. I have attempted 47 questions out of 60. According to me, the LR was moderate and Quant too was moderate, and the General English section was easy to moderate. But there was no reading comprehension in General English.

Another student who appeared for SNAP 2021 phase 1 said, “The exam was not that difficult and I could complete 53 questions out of 60. For me, QA was quite a difficult section. The others were easy to moderate. There were no technical glitches in the SNAP exam and it was conducted successfully.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 03:01 PM IST

SNAP test 2021- Phase 1 exam over

The SNAP 2021 exam ended at 3.00 pm. The exam was conducted smoothly. Now students will come out after submitting their scribble pad and will share their SNAP test 2021 review. Some students can also share SNAP 2021 questions along with the solution.

SNAP analysis 2021 will be updated shortly. SNAP test 2021 answer key along with the question paper will also be released by some coaching institutes.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 02:05 PM IST

SNAP 2021: Exam begins

Attempt 1 of the SNAP 2021 exam has started. The SNAP exam 2021 will be held for the duration of 1 hour. The SNAP attempt one exam will be over at 3 pm. Only those students who carried SNAP admit card 2021, valid id proof, and other items mentioned in the hall ticket were allowed to enter the SNAP 2021 exam centre.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 02:00 PM IST

SNAP test 2021: Gates closed

The gates of the SNAP exam centres are now closed. SNAP 2021 aspirants will not be allowed to enter the examination center.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 01:52 PM IST

SNAP exam 2021- Post test process

After the conclusion of the SNAP entrance test, the following instructions are to be followed.

  • Drop exception form in the drop box available in the lab while exiting from the SNAP exam hall

  • A rough sheet will be dropped in a separate provided box in the exam hall

  • Follow all the instructions given by the SNAP exam volunteers 

  • Follow COVID related guidelines while leaving the SNAP exam centre

Dec. 19, 2021 | 01:47 PM IST

SNAP 2021- Students revising for the exam

Students revising the topics of SNAP 2021 from their own notes. While revising for SNAP from their own notes, students can easily memorize the detailed concepts.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 01:41 PM IST

SNAP test 2021- Know all about SNAP exam

  • SNAP exam is conducted by Symbiosis International (Deemed) University (SIU)

  • SNAP 2021 will be conducted online three times this year at multiple centers.

  • The total test duration of the SNAP test is 60 minutes (1 hour).

  • It is a computer-based test (CBT mode).

  • The total number of questions for the SNAP 2021 exam will be 60.

  • The SNAP paper consists of three sections such as Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, General English, Analytical and Logical Reasoning

  • The SNAP 2021 paper will only contain MCQs this year, with 4 options per question.

  • Each wrong attempt will result in a penalty of 25% of the marks allotted for the question.

  • There is no sectional time limit for SNAP exam 2021

  • The candidate has the complete choice to move between the sections.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 01:35 PM IST

SNAP 2021 exam to start at 2 pm

SIU will commence the SNAP 2021 exam for December 19 at 2 pm today. The SNAP exam will be conducted in three attempts- December 19, January 8, and January 16, 2022. Candidates must carry their SNAP admit card 2021 to the exam centre and should follow the COVID guidelines strictly.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 01:30 PM IST

SNAP 2021 - No facility to keep bags

  • The SNAP exam center will not have any facility like a locker to keep your personal belongings like bags, books, watches, or mobile phones.

  • There is no waiting room or designated place for friends and relatives to accompany you to the SNAP center.

  • Once you enter the hall, you will not be allowed to take a bio-break (restroom break).

Dec. 19, 2021 | 01:26 PM IST

SNAP 2021- Gate about to close

Candidates are rushing into the SNAP 2021 exam centre as the last few minutes of entry are left. Security guards are ready with the padlocks to lock the centre gates. The SNAP exam centres gate will close anytime soon.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 01:20 PM IST

SNAP Exam 2021 - Students following COVID protocol

Students on the day of the SNAP exam need to follow all the COVID-19 protocols as laid down by the authorities. Those in violation of these guidelines will not be allowed to appear for the SNAP test 2021 exam. Some of the coronavirus exam day guidelines are as follows:

  • Carry your own hand sanitizer in a transparent bottle.

  • Wear a face mask or shield for the full duration of the SNAP exam.

  • Students with COVID-19 symptoms won’t be allowed to give the SNAP test.

  • Drinking water in a transparent bottle is permitted in the examination hall.

  • Should maintain a social distance in the SNAP test centre.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 01:17 PM IST

SNAP 2021 - Parents being asked not to overcrowd at the gate

  • To avoid congestion, candidates should reach the SNAP 2021 test center at least an hour before the scheduled time mentioned on the admit card.

  • Keep a safe distance from fellow candidates and check all the requirements listed on the SNAP Permit Card.

  • Students should follow the COVID-19 and social distancing guidelines at the time of entering the SNAP exam hall.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 01:01 PM IST

SNAP 2021- Security check at test centre

  • Identity checks will be done at the gates of the SNAP examination center to ensure that there are no unauthorized candidates and that they are at the examination center on the right day and time.

  • Only paid SNAP test 2021 students with a valid admit card and original valid photo ID card will be allowed inside the examination center.

  • The Check-in process in the exam hall includes capturing candidates' biometric (photo) data.

  • Do not look around other candidates or their monitors as there will be surveillance cameras recording the video.

  • Depending on the number of students in the SNAP exam, there will be one or more supervisors.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 12:49 PM IST

SNAP 2021 - Students arrive at test centre

Students who are going to appear in the first attempt of the SNAP 2021 exam have started reaching the exam centre.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 12:43 PM IST

SNAP Full form: Know about SNAP

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test, commonly known as SNAP. It is the common, mandatory national-level MBA entrance test for admission to all the 16 Symbiosis Institutes affiliated to Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 12:28 PM IST

SNAP 2021 Exam - Guidelines notice pasted outside the test centre

The candidates appearing for the SNAP 2021 must adhere to the exam day guidelines and instructions as set by the authorities for the smooth conduct of the examination. Some of the SNAP exam day instructions are as follows:

  • No electronic devices, Bluetooth devices, gadgets, or study material is allowed inside the SNAP test centre.

  • All COVID-19 and social distancing protocols must be followed by everyone.

  • The SNAP admit card 2021 and an original valid photo ID should be present with the students on the exam day.

  • Latecomers will not be allowed to appear for the SNAP 2021 exam.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 12:17 PM IST

SNAP 2021 - Students reaction before the exam (Pre-exam preparation)

Students who arrive at the SNAP exam centre for attempt 1 on December 19 (2.00 pm to 03.00 pm) talk about their preparation strategy, the institutes which they are targeting, and the expected cutoff. Careers360 spoke to the SNAP aspirants at the test centre who shared their preparation strategies. 

A student said, “I already prepared for the CAT 2021. So I had enough time to prepare for the SNAP 2021 exam. Also, the online tips from experts and some coaching institutes helped me to prepare well for the SNAP test.”

Other students say they expect the same paper pattern followed last year. They also took more SNAP mocks in the past few months to perform well on the day of the SNAP examination.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 12:05 PM IST

SNAP 2021- How to answer the questions on computer

While attempting the SNAP test candidates can also toggle between sections to attempt questions. An on-screen timer will mark the remaining minutes for the test. Post marking your selected option while answering a question; click one of the following to proceed:

  • Save & Next: Saves your answer and moves to the next question.

  • Clear Response: Clears the already selected answer option for the given question only.

  • Mark for Review & Next: Marks your question in Violet for review so that you can return later to confirm your answer selection. You will also be prompted at the time of submitting the test, those questions that are marked for review.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 11:55 AM IST

SNAP Exam Pattern- Check detailed paper pattern

As per the SNAP exam pattern, there will be a total of 60 questions in the SNAP question paper.



Marks per correct answer

Total marks

General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability




Analytical & Logical Reasoning




Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency








  • Please note that the SNAP test will be a computer-based test (CBT mode).
  • The SNAP test 2021 duration is 60 minutes (1 hour). 

Dec. 19, 2021 | 11:42 AM IST

From which topics in SNAP will questions be asked?

The topics from which the SNAP 2021 exam will be asked are:

  • Fill in the Blanks

  • Syllogisms

  • Sentence Correction

  • Idioms and Phrases

  • Number System Arithmetic

  • Series Graphs - Pie ChartTablesBar Graph

  • Visual reasoning

  • Critical reasoning

  • Identifying valid inferences

  • Puzzles, and etc.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 11:28 AM IST

SNAP preparation tips for students

The last-minute SNAP preparation tips can help students to do well in the national-level management entrance exam. Therefore, SNAP 2021 aspirants are provided with last-minute preparation tips.

  • Don’t study anything just before the SNAP exam
  • Take proper rest 
  • Reach SNAP 2021 exam centre early 
  • Don’t waste too much time on a single question
Dec. 19, 2021 | 11:22 AM IST

SNAP Exam 2021 - Do not panic

In case the questions that you see on your computer screen are all difficult, then there is no need to press the panic button. Keep your calm and composure and read the questions again. During the second round of reading the questions, one might get a better understanding and feel a bit more confident. Losing one's cool might prove to be a bit detrimental.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 11:12 AM IST

SNAP 2021 Exam - Answer Questions about which one is confident

While answering the questions in the SNAP 2021 exam, first and foremost identify those questions about which one is confident and answer them. Later on, candidates can see those questions about which they are a bit less confident. Since there is negative marking, do not answer the questions about which one is completely unaware.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 11:01 AM IST

SNAP admit card 2021

Candidates have to carry SNAP admit card 2021 to the exam centre, without which entry will not be allowed. 

Dec. 19, 2021 | 10:52 AM IST

SNAP 2021: How to download SNAP admit card

The SNAP 2021 admit card is one of the most important documents without which any candidates will not be allowed to appear in the entrance exam. Students who are going to appear in the SNAP 2021 first attempt must download the admit card of the SNAP 2021 exam. Candidates can check the step by steps for SNAP admit card 2021 download.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 10:47 AM IST

SNAP 2021 exam preparation tips

SIU is all set to conduct the first attempt SNAP 2021 exam on December 19, 2021. Check some important preparation tips for the SNAP test 2021 here.

  • Remain calm all the time, do not take unnecessary stress.

  • Revise with the help of the sticky notes you prepared during the SNAP exam preparation.

  • Keep track of time. Managing time during the exam is an important factor so you can try more questions.

  • When trying out SNAP 2021, start with easy questions.

  • Do not start news topics on the day of the SNAP 2021 exam.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 10:44 AM IST

SNAP 2021: Easy tips from toppers

SNAP 2021 aspirants can check the easy tips to crack the Symbiosis National Aptitude Test as given by the toppers. 

  • Solve more SNAP mock tests and previous year's question papers 
  • Focus more on syllabus and topics
  • Learn from failures
  • Understand time management
Dec. 19, 2021 | 10:40 AM IST

SNAP 2021 - Advantages of mock test

SIU conducted the official SNAP 2021 mock test from October 18 to 31, 2021 in online mode. The objective of appearing in the SNAP mock test is to get familiar with the type of questions that would be asked on the actual exam day. With the help of SNAP mock tests, students get familiar with the SNAP 2021 syllabus and exam pattern.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 10:37 AM IST

SNAP 2021 - Mistakes to avoid

Candidates who will appear for the SNAP 2021 exam, must not commit the  following mistakes while answering the questions: 

  • Do not spend too much time on one question 
  • Do not read the questions in a hurry 
  • Do not panic or get nervous 
  • Do not ignore the basic concepts 
  • Do not misbehave inside the exam hall
Dec. 19, 2021 | 10:34 AM IST

SNAP exam 2021- What not to carry

There are certain items that are prohibited to carry inside the SNAP exam hall. Check out the list of items.

  • Mobile phones 

  • Watches

  • Calculators

  • Smart devices 

  • Smartwatches

  • Stationery item

Dec. 19, 2021 | 10:29 AM IST

SNAP exam 2021- COVID 19 guidelines

Candidates appearing for the SNAP 2021 exam must strictly adhere to the following COVID-19 guidelines for their own and others’ safety:

  • Maintain social distancing.

  • Bring your own gloves, face mask, and hand sanitizer (not more than 50ml)

  • Candidates showing COVID-19 symptoms will not be allowed to enter the examination centre.

  • Candidates will have to display their status on their Aarogya Setu app to the security guard at the entrance.

  • Follow all the instructions given by representatives and stand in the circle drawn at the entry points.

  • At the registration desk, candidates will have to sanitize their hands by using provided sanitizer.

  • Do not dispose of the used mask and gloves inside the examination room; dispose of them when you reach home.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 10:25 AM IST

SNAP Exam 2021- Marking scheme

SNAP 2021 exam will have 60 questions and 1 mark will be allotted for each correct answer. However, SNAP exam 2021 will also have a negative marking of 25% for every incorrect answer.

Candidates must focus on maintaining speed and accuracy while attempting the snap 2021 question paper. It is advisable not to spend too much time on any question and the focus shouldn’t be on attempting each and every question.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 10:21 AM IST

SNAP 2021 exam pattern

SNAP 2021 exam is a computer-based test. Candidates will have to answer 60 questions in one hour. SNAP exam 2021 is an objective test and candidates will have to choose the correct answer from the four options that are provided. 

One mark will be allotted for every correct answer, while 0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer. SNAP 2021 exam paper will be divided into three sections - 


No. of Questions

General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability


Analytical & Logical Reasoning


Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency


Also Read: Tips by toppers to ace this SNAP MBA entrance exam

Dec. 19, 2021 | 10:19 AM IST

SNAP exam 2021- Dress code

Candidates who are going to appear for SNAP exam 2021 must adhere to the following dress code:

  • Don’t wear clothes with too many pockets

  • Don’t carry any purses or handbags to the SNAP examination hall

  • Wear something simple like a pullover and trousers with no pockets

  • Don’t have Mehendi applied on your hands

  • There should not be any writing on your body

  • Don't wear heavy jewellery or ornaments

Dec. 19, 2021 | 10:16 AM IST

SNAP Exam 2021- Details mentioned on admit card

Prior to taking entry into the SNAP test centre, the invigilator will check whether all the relevant details are mentioned in the SNAP admit card or not. The following details have to be mentioned on the SNAP admit card.

  • Candidate’s name

  • SNAP ID of candidate

  • Test centre details

  • Date of birth

  • Reporting time

  • SNAP 2021 seat number

  • Photograph of candidate

  • Candidate’s signature

Dec. 19, 2021 | 10:13 AM IST

SNAP 2021 exam- What ID proof to carry?

Along with the SNAP 2021 admit card, candidates must carry original identity proof. Students are required to carry any of the following Government-issued photo ID proofs to the SNAP test centre:

  • Aadhar card

  • PAN card

  • Voter ID

  • Passport

  • Driving license

Dec. 19, 2021 | 10:09 AM IST

SNAP 2021 exam date and timing

The SNAP 2021 exam will be held today, December 19, from 2 PM to 3 PM. Candidates are advised to reach the SNAP 2021 exam center an hour before the examination, as entry to the exam hall will start sometime before the examination. Moreover, the SNAP 2021 reporting time is 12.00 hours (12 PM) so that candidates get sufficient time to complete the biometric data gathering and registration process at the exam center.

It is to be noted that candidates will not be allowed to enter the SNAP examination center post 14.00hours. It is advised to reach the examination center before time with the required documents, i.e. SNAP admit card and Government-issued photo ID card.

Dec. 19, 2021 | 10:04 AM IST

SNAP 2021 exam day guidelines

Candidates appearing for the SNAP 2021 exam must keep the following exam day guidelines in mind -

  • Reach the SNAP Exam center before time to have sufficient time for registration at the venue.

  • Carry a coloured copy of the SNAP 2021 admit card 

  • Carry a Government-issued photo ID proof such as Driving License, PAN Card, Voter ID, Aadhar card, and Passport. 

  • Avoid carrying electronic gadgets such as mobile phones, smartwatches, calculators, and other smart devices at the SNAP exam center as it will not be allowed inside the center and there is no locker facility available.

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