SNAP Syllabus 2020

Updated By Abhinav Chamoli on 06 Jan, 2021 10:37

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SNAP 2020 Syllabus

SIU conducts SNAP every year based on the SNAP Syllabus for candidates who wish to take admission to the MBA courses offered by SNAP Participating Colleges. The syllabus of SNAP is similar to that of any other MBA entrance exam and comprises three sections. The sections in the SNAP Syllabus are General English, Analytical & Logical Reasoning, and Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency.

SNAP is a university-level exam, which can be taken by all the MBA aspirants. Conducted in online mode in 102 cities across the country, the conducting body of SNAP has moved away from the conventional pen-paper based exam this year and adopted the online exam format. Based on the performance in SNAP 2020, candidates will be shortlisted for further rounds, which may include Group Discussion, Written Ability Test and Personal Interview.

In order to crack SNAP 2020, candidates must go through the syllabus of SNAP 2020. SNAP syllabus 2020 will help the candidates know what topics must be studied to score well in the entrance exam.

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SNAP 2020 Syllabus Highlights

Candidates must note the following important highlights regarding each section of the SNAP 2020 syllabus.

General English

Total Number of Questions15
Multiple-Choice Questions15
Special Questions0
Weightage in SNAP Syllabus25%

Quantitative, Data Interpretation, Data Sufficiency

Total Number of Questions20
Multiple-Choice Questions20
Special Questions0
Weightage in SNAP Syllabus33%

Analytical and Logical Reasoning

Total Number of Questions25
Multiple-Choice Questions25
Special Questions0
Weightage in SNAP Syllabus42%

SNAP 2020 Detailed Syllabus

Candidates should be aware of all the topics which are present in the different sections of the SNAP 2020 syllabus. We have provided the candidates with all such information in the section below.

General English

General English section assesses the overall English language skills and proficiency of the candidates, which includes English vocabulary, grammar, and comprehension. For this section, candidates must prepare the following listed topics for SNAP 2020:

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Contextual usage

Sentence Correction

Synonyms and Antonyms

Verbal Reasoning

Comprehension of passage or poems

Picking Odd one out

Sentence completion

Idioms and Phrases

Jumbled paragraphs with 4 or 5 sentences

Foreign language words used in English

Sentence correction

Different usage of the same word

One word substitution

Quantitative Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency

This section measures the candidates’ overall conceptual knowledge of Mathematics. It also tests the ability of a candidate to draw inferences by analysing the provided data. Many questions asked from Quantitative, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency are from:


Number system

Work and time


Work, Pipes, and Cisterns

Geometric Progression



Ratios and Proportion



Simple Interest

Compound Interest


Permutations and Combinations

Quadratic and Linear equations

Profit and Loss

Venn diagram

Arithmetic progression

Geometric mean

Arithmetic mean

Number Base System

Also Read: SNAP 2020 Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency Preparation Tips

General Knowledge and Awareness

This section tests the overall knowledge of candidates and their awareness about the latest news and events happening around the world. In this section, the questions are mostly based on:



World Records


International organizations

Current Affairs

Major corporate events


Social issues

Famous award and prizes




Books and authors

Punchline of companies




Top officials of big companies


Analytical and Logical Reasoning

Candidates’ problem-solving and analytical skills are tested in this particular section of the entrance exam. Majority of questions are asked on the following topics:

Identifying valid inferences

Critical reasoning

Data Interpretation based on text, graphs, and tables

Visual reasoning

Cause and Effect


Identifying Probably true


Column graphs, Bar Graphs, Line charts, Pie Charts, Graphs representing Area and Venn diagrams



Symbol Based problems

Probably false

Assertion and reasons

Family tree (identifying relationships among groups of people)

Statements and Assumptions

Definitely true

Matrix arrangements

Identifying next number in series

Definitely false kind of statement

Linear arrangements


Coding and Decoding

Statements and conclusions

Identifying Strong arguments and Weak arguments


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Related Questions

Can I appear for SNAP outside India?

-NikitUpdated on October 01, 2020 04:12 PM
  • 1 Answer
Yash Dhamija, Student / Alumni

Dear Student

No, the exam centres of SNAP are available in India online. SNAP 2020 will be conducted in 94 cities across India. You can choose up to 3 exam centres from the list available. You can check the list of SNAP exam centres from the official website of SNAP. You can check the links provided below to know more about the SNAP application process and exam pattern.

SNAP 2020 Exam Pattern Changed: Registrations Open For SNAP

SNAP 2020 Important Dates: SNAP to Be Held on 3 Dates

SNAP 2020 Application Form

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I am final year student.Which is best for me M.Com or MBA Finance ,Details

-nipunUpdated on June 04, 2020 06:55 PM
  • 2 Answers
Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear student, 

Listing down the difference between MBA & M. COM below. You can then take a decision basis your interest and skill-set. 

Master of Commerce (M. Com)Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Specialised degree offering in-depth information on a specific subject(s)General degree - offers knowledge on many areas/ subjects
M. Com is academic and theoretical in its content and approach (gives you a solid base in Accounting, if that's your forte)MBA is a professional, job-oriented PG programme
Main focus academically - Accounting and Finance Main focus on all aspects of the business - Finance, Retail, Logistics, HR, Marketing, Entrepreneurship etc ...


which is good for me after preparation for govt job or MBA me.

-nipunUpdated on June 03, 2020 01:22 PM
  • 1 Answer
Admin, Student / Alumni

Dear student, 

That depends on your interest! What do you want to do in life? What is more important to you - a stable, comfortable life or a high-energy, busy life? Govt. jobs will be relatively relaxed as compared to a job that you get after completion of your MBA or even while you are pursuing your MBA! Back to back classes, projects, researches, group studies, tutorials - life is going to be very busy during MBA or after that. So really, you will need to ask yourself, at this moment, what is it that you really feel like doing? Are ...


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FAQs about SNAP Syllabus

Is it possible to cover the SNAP syllabus in 2 months?

2 months is a very short time to cover the SNAP syllabus. It is only possible to do so if you already have a strong base preparation and need to focus more on practice than on theoretical study.

What are the Special Questions in SNAP?

Special Questions are non-MCQ type questions in SNAP. In these questions, the answer has to be typed in using an on-screen keyboard.

Which section of SNAP is the toughest?

The Quantitative - Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency section is considered to be the toughest section in the SNAP exam.

How long does it take to cover the complete syllabus of SNAP?

The ideal time to cover the complete syllabus of SNAP is 6 months.

Which topics can be skipped from the SNAP syllabus?

It is not recommended to skip any topic from the SNAP syllabus. However, if any topic is left in the final days of exam preparation it is better to skip it.

What are the topics to be covered for the Analytical and Logical Reasoning section of SNAP?

The Analytical and Logical Reasoning section of SNAP contains questions from the following topics: Pizzles, Graphs and Charts, Data Interpretation, Statements and Assumptions, Coding and Decoding, Strong and Weak Arguments etc.

What are the topics in the Quantitative section of SNAP?

The syllabus of SNAP Quantitative section contains topics such as Data Sufficiency, Arithmetic, Number System, Mensuration, Equations, Venn Diagram etc.

How many Reading Comprehension questions are asked in SNAP?

Generally 2 500-600 word passages can be seen in the SNAP question paper. In the 2019 question paper, 8 RC questions were asked in SNAP.

Which topics are part of the English syllabus of SNAP?

The topics covered under the General English section in SNAP are Reading Comprehension, Sentence Completion, One-Word Substitutions, Verbal Reasoning, Synonyms and Antonyms etc.

What subjects are included in the syllabus of SNAP?

The SNAP syllabus comprises English, Quant, Analytical Reasoning and Logical Reasoning.

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