SNAP 2021- Tips by toppers to ace this MBA entrance exam

Symbiosis International (Deemed) University will conduct the SNAP 2021 exam on three different dates. Check out some important tips to ace the SNAP MBA entrance exam with flying colors.

SNAP 2021- Tips by toppers to ace this MBA entrance exam
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NEW DELHI- Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune will administer the SNAP 2021 exam in computer-based mode on three different dates: December 19, 2021, January 8, and 16, 2022. Candidates who have registered for the SNAP 2021 exam must step up their SNAP preparation as the exam date approaches. The first step in SNAP 2021 preparation is to familiarise yourself with the SNAP exam pattern. The SNAP exam pattern is divided into three sections: General English (which includes Reading Comprehension, Verbal Ability, and Verbal Reasoning), Analytical & Logical Reasoning, and Quantitative, Data Interpretation, and Data Sufficiency.

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SIU, Pune administers the Symbiosis National Aptitude Online Test (SNAP), a national level entrance examination. The SNAP test is designed to provide candidates with admission to MBA/PGDM programmes offered by 16 Symbiosis institutes. After the CAT and XAT, the SNAP test is regarded as one of the major entrance exams. The SNAP 2021 examination will last one hour. The exam will be administered at 94 different locations across the country.

SNAP Exam Pattern 2021

Section name

Number of questions


General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability



Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency



Analytical & Logical Reasoning






SNAP 2021- Tips by toppers

SNAP aspirants are highly advised to follow the below mentioned tips carefully to perform well in the SNAP 2021 exam.

Get well versed with the SNAP exam pattern

Knowing exam patterns helps the candidates to create a mental representation of the exam. By which candidates can take prior decisions for the exam day like which section they will solve first and their marking criteria, time duration of the exam and total marks. It becomes easy for the candidate to deal with the exam on the exam day without any confusion.

SNAP Mock tests are must

Attempting the Mock tests is the best strategy for the SNAP preparation. Candidates are advised to attempt as many mock tests as possible. Sitting for the Mock tests enables the candidates to experience a real SNAP exam. And, also helps them to analyze their preparation by making them aware of their weak and strong areas. SNAP Mock tests provide immediate feedback for the candidates, based on it candidates have to tune their intensity of the preparation. Meanwhile, the candidates get to learn time management and work on increasing their speed in solving questions.

Rely upon the authentic sources

There are so many books on the market in the name of the SNAP exam. But, it is the candidates responsibility to wisely choose the worthy books. To deal with the general English section in the SNAP exam, candidates need to brush up their basics in the English language by following appropriate reading material. Candidates should focus mainly on two segments namely grammar and vocabulary.

Surf through the syllabus

For any kind of entrance exam, syllabus has to be given as the highest priority in the due course of preparation. Especially, while preparing for the Quants section candidates have to make sure that they become thorough with the concepts and formulae and work on improving speed of calculations mentally and solve problems.To improve your interpretation skill, solve atleast 3-4 DI and DS sets on a regular basis.

Do not miss out any important topic

The third section in the SNAP exam is ‘Analytical and Logical reasoning section’. This section mainly covers the topics such as puzzles, visual reasoning, critical reasoning, Deductive logics, Analogies etc. This particular section demands the candidates to take daily mock tests, solve numerous sectional exercises, and drive your attention through all important concepts without leaving any.

About SNAP

SNAP exam will be conducted by SIU, Pune. The exam is likely to be held on three different dates across 94 test cities. SNAP is assumed to be a major exam next to CAT and XAT. The SNAP exam is held once a year. SNAP is a gateway towards 16 symbiosis institutes.

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