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SNAP 2020 (Jan 9) Exam and Question Paper Analysis (Out), Answer Key and Solutions

Sukriti Vajpayee
Sukriti VajpayeePublished On: January 10, 2021 | SNAP

The third and final slot of SNAP 2020 was held on January 9, 2021 from 11 am to 12 noon. Check the detailed exam analysis of SNAP 2020 Slot 3 here along with the section-wise analysis and difficulty level.

SNAP 2020 Exam Analysis

The Slot 3 of SNAP 2020 was conducted on January 9, 2021, from 11 am to 12 noon. Slot 1 and Slot 2 were conducted on December 20, 2020, and January 6, 2021, respectively. SNAP 2020 is a 60-minute computer-based test for admission to the management courses offered by the colleges affiliated to the Symbiosis International University (SIU).

The exam pattern of SNAP 2020 has been updated. All candidates will have to follow the SNAP 2020 exam day instructions that are published by SIU at the test centre. The university had released a notification earlier stating proper safety norms are put in place at the test centres to ensure the safety of the students from COVID-19. SNAP will be conducted as per the revised SOP issued by the Health Ministry.

In this article, a detailed analysis of SNAP 2020 Slot 3 has been provided. The analysis is based on the reactions and reports given by the students who appear for the exam. All of the details such as the sectional difficulty level, topics asked in the question paper etc. will be updated here soon after the exam.

SNAP 2020 Slot 3 (Jan 9) Exam Analysis (Out)

SNAP 2020 Slot 3 exam ended at 12 noon. The overall difficulty level of Slot 3 was higher than Slot 1 and Slot 2.  SNAP Slot 3 paper was lengthy and tricky. An attempt of 41-44 questions will be good for scoring 99+ percentile in the exam. 


Total Questions

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

General English



Easy to Moderate (Lengthy)

Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency



Moderate (Tricky)

Analytical & Logical Reasoning





60 Questions


Moderate - DIfficult

SNAP 2020 Slot 3 (Jan 9) Section-Wise Analysis

SNAP 2020 Slot 3 exam analysis is out. The details of SNAP 2020 Slot 3 section-wise analysis will be updated soon.

Section 1: General English

General English section of SNAP Slot 3 was lengthy. There was no question from reading comprehension. There was one question each from tenses and sentence correction. The overall difficulty of this section was Easy to Moderate. 


Total No. of Questions

Difficulty Level



Fill in the Blanks



Para jumbles



Parts of Speech



Idioms and Phrases





Section 2: Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

The Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency section was lengthy. Most of the questions in this section were time-consuming. There were 2 questions from Data Interpretation, out of which one question was easily doable while the second one was tricky. Most of the questions were asked from Arithmetic. There were 2-3 questions fromTime and Work. Besides this, there was no question from Algebra. 


Total No. of Questions

Difficulty Level











Time & Work






Number System


Modern Maths


Section C: Analytical & Logical Reasoning

The difficulty level of the Analytical & Logical Reasoning section was Moderate. Around 2-3 questions were asked from seating arrangements. 4 questions were asked from the Critical Reasoning. 


Total Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Puzzles(Seating Arrangements)


Blood Relations



Visual Reasoning



Coding, Decoding, Series





Critical Reasoning 






SNAP 2020 Marks vs Expected Percentile

Check the expected percentile of the exam based on your attempts from the table provided below

MarksExpected Percentile
43 marks99 Percentile
42 marks98 Percentile
36 marks90 Percentile
29 marks80 Percentile
20 marks70 Percentile

SNAP 2020 Slot 2 Marking Scheme

SNAP 2020 will follow the same marking scheme for all of the slots. The detailed marking scheme of SNAP 2020 has been explained below.

Type of Questions

(Multiple Choice Questions) MCQs

Total Number of Questions


Total Marks


Marks per Question

+ 1

Negative Marking for Incorrect Answers

- 0.25

Marks for Every Unattempted Question


The first two slots of SNAP 2020 were Easy to Moderate. There were no RC questions in the Verbal section and Sentence Completion was the dominating topic. The Quant section had no DI questions and major topics were Arithmetic and Series. The Reasoning section had no surprises and major topics included Series and Critical Reasoning. Candidates can check the detailed analysis of Slot 1 and Slot 2 given below.

SNAP 2020 (Dec 20) Exam and Question Paper Analysis, Answer Key (Out) and Solutions

SNAP 2020 (Jan 6) Exam and Question Paper Analysis (Out), Answer Key and Solutions

SNAP 2020 Slot 3 Question Paper PDF

A PDF of the memory-based question paper of the Slot 3 of SNAP 2020 will be updated here soon.

SNAP 2020 Slot 3 (Jan 9) Question Paper PDF - to be updated

SNAP 2020 Slot 3 Answer Key

SIU will release an answer key for Slot 3 of SNAP 2020 a few days after the exam is conducted. The answer key for all three slots will be released on the same date. SIU has not provided any date of release of the SNAP 2020 Answer Key yet.

SNAP 2020 Slot 3 (Jan 9) Answer Key PDF - to be updated

More details about the SNAP 2020 answer key and selection process can be checked below.

SNAP Answer Key 2020

SNAP Selection Process 2020

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