SNAP Syllabus 2020

Nupur Kaushik Updated On: 14 Jan, 2020 17:36 IST

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SNAP 2020 Syllabus

Candidates should know the detailed SNAP 2020 syllabus in order to crack the entrance exam. Every year, SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is conducted by Symbiosis International University (SIU) for aspirants who wish to take admission in management courses (MBA) offered by the participating institutions of Symbiosis International University.

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.

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 judges 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 candidates’ overall conceptual knowledge of Mathematics. It also tests candidates’ ability 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

General Knowledge and Awareness

This section tests candidates’ overall knowledge and 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 group 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


SNAP Syllabus - Sectional Highlights

General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability 

Total Number of Questions - 35

Multiple ChoiceQuestions - 30

Non Multiple Choice Questions - 5

Weightage in SNAP Syllabus - 27%

Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation, Data Sufficiency

Total Number of Questions - 35

Multiple ChoiceQuestions - 30

Non Multiple Choice Questions - 5

Weightage in SNAP Syllabus - 27%

Current Affairs

Total Number of Questions - 25

Multiple ChoiceQuestions - 20

Non Multiple Choice Questions - 5

Weightage in SNAP Syllabus - 19%

Analytical and Logical Ability

Total Number of Questions - 35

Multiple ChoiceQuestions - 30

Non Multiple Choice Questions - 5

Weightage in SNAP Syllabus - 27%

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