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SNAP 2021 (Jan 16) Question Paper Analysis (Out), Answer Key, Solutions

Rini Maria
Rini MariaUpdated On: January 16, 2022 05:35 pm IST

The Slot 3 of SNAP 2021 was held on January 16, 2022 from 10 AM to 11 AM. Scroll down to check the detailed section-wise analysis of the SNap 2021 Slot 3 (Jan 16) Question Paper and the Answer Key here.

SNAP 2021 (Jan 16) Question Paper Analysis (Out), Answer Key, Solutions

The third slot of SNAP 2021 was conducted on January 16, 2022, from 10 AM -11 AM. The exam was held in the Computer-Based Test (CBT) mode and was of moderate difficulty level. Symbiosis International University (SIU) and all affiliated colleges accept SNAP Scores for MBA Admissions. As per the student's feedback, the actual SNAP 2021 exam was easier than the mock test and the SNAP 2021 cutoff is expected to rise higher compared to the last few years. According to experts SNAP 2021 Slot 3 was easier than Slot 2. However, Slot 1 was the easiest of all.

Some candidates also find the SNAP 2021 easy and doable but time-consuming. The SNAP 2021 cutoff for SIBM Pune is expected to be around 36 marks and for SCMHRD is likely to be around 35-36 marks. The candidates can check the detailed analysis of the question paper and answer key and solutions below. The level of difficulty is also mentioned section-wise. The SNAP 2021 slot 3 exam pattern was similar to Slots 1 and 2 of SNAP 2021.

SNAP 2021 Slot 3 (Jan 16) Exam Analysis (Out)

A detailed analysis of the question paper is discussed below section-wise for SNAP 2021 (Jan 16):


No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

Good Score

Data Interpretation, Sufficiency, and Quantitative Aptitude




General English




Logical Reasoning


Easy to Moderate






Also Read: What after SNAP 2021 Result? - Check the Detailed MBA Admission Process after SNAP Results

SNAP 2021 Slot 3 (Jan 16) Section-Wise Analysis

See-through the detailed analysis of the SNAP 2021 Slot 3 (Jan 16) question paper section-wise: 

Section 1: Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

  • This section was of moderate difficulty level.
  •  8-9 questions were directly from arithmetic and their level of difficulty was the same as the SNAP 2021 Slot 1 and Slot 2.
  • Some of the questions in this section were lengthy and tricky.
  • This section saw a major chunk of questions from Percentages, Profit & Loss, Time, Speed, Distance etc.

Section 2: General English

  • The General English section was heavy on grammar. 
  • This section had questions with a moderate difficulty level.
  • A total of 7 out 15 questions were core grammar-based and 3 questions were of idioms & phrases.
  • There were no reading comprehension questions.
  • General English had questions based on Synonyms, Idioms, Phrases, Proverbs, Fill in the Blanks, Parts of Speech etc.

Section 3: Logical Reasoning 

  • The logical reasoning section was easy to moderate and had easier questions than Slot 2.
  • There were 2 Calendar based questions and no Clock questions.
  • Logical reasoning majorly saw questions from Coding-Decoding, Blood Relations, Syllogism, Odd One Out, Cause and Effect etc.

SNAP 2021 Slot 3 (Jan 16) Marking Scheme

Here is the marking scheme for the SNAP 2021 Slot 3 (Jan 16) question paper: 

Answer Type

Allotment of Marks

Correct Answers

Adds 1 Mark

Wrong Answers

Minus 0.25 Marks

Unattempted Answers


Now, with the completion of the SNAP 2021 exams, candidates must await the SNAP 2021 results. The results will be declared soon. 

Also Read:

Colleges Accepting SNAP 2021 Scores: Courses, Cutoff, ResultsSNAP 2021 Institute Wise Expected Cutoff Percentile for MBA Admission

For any queries or admission-related assistance, reach out through the Q and A zone or fill out the Common Application Form (CAF). Students may also call the student helpline number 1800-572-9877 (toll-free). 

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