SNAP 2021 Analysis (Out) – Detailed Exam Analysis of Slot 3, Slot 2, Slot 1

SNAP 2021 Analysis – Symbiosis International University has conducted the SNAP 2021 phase 3 on January 16, 2022 (10.00 am – 11.00 am). The total number of questions in SNAP phase 3 is 60. The sectional weightage is General English – 15, Reasoning – 25, DI/Data Sufficiency/Quant – 20. The SNAP 2021 is being held as a computer-based test (CBT). The overall LOD of slot 3 was easier than slot 2 and slot 1.

The SNAP 2021 phase 2 was conducted on January 08, 2022 (10.00 am – 11.00 am). The first phase of SNAP 2021 was conducted on December 19, 2021 (2.00 pm – 3.00 pm). This year SNAP 2021 is conducted on 3 different dates i.e. Dec 19, 2021; Jan 08, 2022; Jan 16, 2022. Candidates can refer to his page for detailed SNAP exam analysis such as level of difficulty, sectional analysis, topics on which questions were based, etc.

SNAP 2021 Analysis

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Phase 3 of SNAP 2021 is ended. The exam was conducted from 10.00 am – 11.00 am. Candidates who attempted the SNAP 2021 can refer to the below information for the detailed analysis.

Phase 3 of SNAP 2021 was easier than phase 1 and phase 2. The number of total questions is 60. Reasoning had had 25 questions, English had 15 questions and DI/DS/quant had 20 questions.

In quant/DI 15 questions were easy while 5 questions were lengthy. The topics in quant were probability, time & distance, profit and loss, series of blood relations. 2 questions were based on percentages and both of them were calculation intensive. One question was from geometry. One question was from Data Interpretation.

In verbal ability, questions were from the conversion of tenses, speech, poem-based question, para jumbles, proverb, idioms. The LOD of verbal ability was easy.

The level of difficulty in LR was similar to phase 2. 2-3 questions were from calendars. 3 questions were based on a series. Few questions were based on implicit and explicit. The decision-making question LOD of moderate. 4-5 questions were based on blood relations. 8-9 questions were based on critical reasoning.

SectionsNo. of questionsLevel of difficultyIdeal Attempts
General English15Easy to moderate13 – 15
Reasoning25Moderate20 – 22
Quant/DI/Data Sufficiency20Easy15 – 20
Total60Moderate48 – 57

SNAP 2021 Phase 2 Analysis

Phase 2 of SNAP 2021 is ended. The exam was conducted from 10.00 am – 11.00 am. Candidates who attempted the SNAP 2021 can refer to the below information for the detailed analysis.

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The number of total questions is 60. Reasoning had had 25 questions, English had 15 questions and DI/DS/quant had 20 questions. Phase 2 was easier than the last phase.

In quant/DI 19 questions were from quant and one question was from DI. The quant sections had many questions from clocks, calendars, and arithmetic. The quant was lengthier but not as much as 1st phase.

In verbal ability, there was no RC, no para jumbles, and no syllogisms. 3 questions were from idioms, 2 from poems verses. The rest of the questions were from grammar, fill-in-the-blanks, and synonyms.

The level of difficulty in LR was higher than the phase 1. 2-3 questions were from decision making. Truth and lies questions were in the LR which is usually seen in the XAT exam.

SectionsNo. of questionsLevel of difficultyIdeal Attempts
General English15Easy to moderate10 – 13
Reasoning25Moderate to difficult20 – 22
Quant/DI/Data Sufficiency20Easy17 – 20
Total60Moderate47 – 55

SNAP 2021 Phase 1 Analysis

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SNAP 2021 for phase 1 is ended. The exam was conducted from 02.00 pm – 03.00 pm. Candidates can refer to the following information for the detailed analysis for SNAP 2021.

The number of total questions is 60. General English had 15 questions, Reasoning had 25 questions and quant/DI/DS had 20 questions.

The verbal
ability had questions from idioms and phrases, prepositions, conjunctions, synonyms, antonyms, correct spelling, parts of speech. There were no questions from RC or para jumbles. There was one poem-based question (a poem by Sarojini Naidu). There were many questions from fill-in-the-blanks.

Logical reasoning was the easiest section in SNAP. Candidates attempted the most questions from this section. Many questions were from critical reasoning such as statement assumption, syllogism. Other questions in reasoning were based on blood relations, linear arrangement, seating arrangement, number series. 18 questions were from Analytical reasoning and 7 questions were from verbal reasoning.

The question in the quant sections was lengthy. Questions were based on permutations & combinations, probability, geometry, arithmetic, algebra.

SectionsNo. of questionsLevel of DifficultyIdeal Attempts
General English15Easy to moderate13-15
Reasoning25Easy to moderate22-25
Quant/DI/Data Sufficiency20Moderate to difficult13-16
Total60Moderate48-56

SNAP 2021 Analysis – General English

TopicsNo. of questions
Poem based question1
Fill in the blanks3
Correct spelling1
Pick the correct preposition1
Idioms and phrases1
Correct usage of nouns1
Choose the correct question1
Synonyms1
Grammar2
British / American English1
Proverb1
Conjunction1
Total15

SNAP 2021 Analysis – Reasoning

  • 7 questions were from critical reasoning. The questions were based on Course of action, cause & effect, assumptions, arrangements.
Analytical reasoning topicsNo. of questions
Coding – decoding4
Clocks & calendars4
Input & Output1
Arrangements2
Blood relations2
Logical order2

SNAP 2021 Analysis – Quant / DI / DS

  • There were no questions from data sufficiency.
  • Only 1 question was from DI.
  • Around 2-3 questions were incorrect in the SNAP 2021.

SNAP 2021 Exam Pattern

SNAP 2021 will be a computer-based test having a total of 60 questions from 3 sections i.e., General English, Analytical & Logical Reasoning and Quantitative, Data interpretation & Data sufficiency. In this section, we have provided the exam pattern of SNAP 2021.

Mode of Exam – Online mode (computer-based test )

Total Duration – 60 minutes

Type of questions – Multiple choice questions (MCQs)

Number of section – 3 sections

Total number of questions – 60

Total Marks 60

Negative marking – ¼ marks will be deducted with every incorrect answer.

SectionsNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks
General English: Reading comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability1515
Analytical & Logical reasoning2525
Quantitative, Data interpretation and Data Sufficiency2020
Total6060

SNAP 2020 Exam Analysis

SNAP 2020 was organized three times last year. The first SNAP was conducted on 20 December 2020, between 11:00 and 12:00 hrs, the second SNAP was conducted on January 6th, 2021 between 11:00 and 12:00 hrs. While the third SNAP was conducted on 9th January 2021. The questions were easier as compared to the previous CAT examination. Hence, the cut-off must be higher this time. Candidates are advised to go through the following details to know more about section-wise SNAP 2020 Exam Analysis.

SNAP 2020 Analysis : First Attempt

SectionsNo. of questionsTotal MarksDifficulty level
General English1515Moderate
Analytical & Logical reasoning2020Easy
Quantitative, Data interpretation and Sufficiency2525Easy-Moderate
Total 6060 Easy-Moderate

SNAP 2020 Section-wise Exam Analysis

General English

  • This year there was no Reading comprehension question.
  • Since there was no Reading comprehension, Candidates were able to finish this section in less than 10 minutes. Thus, they had enough time for the Quant and Reasoning section.
  • Questions came from the topics like idioms and phrases, spelling corrections, parts of speech etc.
  • Other usual questions of SNAP such as Idioms, Synonyms, Antonyms and Parts of speech were asked.
  • Approximately 12+ questions can be considered good attempt in this section.
  • The difficulty level was moderate. Here moderate means kind of Easy, the only twist was in the grammar related questions.

Here we have provided topic-wise weightage of the General English section :

TopicsTotal number of questions
Fill in the blanks3
Figure of speech1
Grammar1
Parts of speech1
idioms & phrases2
Prepositions 2
Synonyms1
Para Jumble1
Compound word1
Spellings1
Collective Noun1
Total15

Analytical & Logical Reasoning

  • This section is considered as the easiest section of SNAP 2020.
  • Questions came from the topics like – Coding-Decoding, blood Relations, clocks, verbal reasoning etc.
  • There were 3 miscellaneous Questions as well. The whole section was easy that every question could have been attempted by every candidates.
  • Number series questions were somehow Tough & Doable
  • Approximately 23+ questions can be considered as good attempt.

Here we have provided topic-wise weightage of Analytical and Logical Reasoning:

TopicsTotal number of questions
Number Series3
Coding-Decoding3
Calendars 2
Clocks2
Action2
Miscellaneous Reasoning2
Arrangements2
Syllogisms 1
Analogies1
Blood Relations1
Assumptions1
Course of Action2
Letter Series1
Input/Output2
Total25

Quantitative, Data interpretation and Data Sufficiency

  • This section has the most straightforward questions and is considered as the easiest section of SNAP entrance exam.
  • Most of the questions are asked from Arithmetics like 10 out of 20.
  • Last year there was only one question from Data interpretation.
  • No question were asked from Data Sufficiency as per last year data.
  • Approximately 16+ questions can be considered as good attempt.

Here we have provided topic-wise weightage of Quantitative, Data Interpretation, and Sufficiency :

TopicsNumber of Questions
Profit – loss and Percentage3
Averages2
Number theory2
P&C2
Probability2
Travel, Speed and Distance2
Time & work1
Ratios1
Number Series1
Logs1
Mensuration1
Coordinate Geometry1
Data interpretation1
Total20

SNAP 2019 Analysis

SNAP 2019 was considered an uninteresting entrance exam with weird questions and their options. General English was the easiest section of this year whereas Quantitative Ability was the lengthy one. This year there was a total of 3 sections namely- General English, Quantitative Ability, and Analytical and Logical Reasoning in the paper with a total of 34, 35, and 36 in each section. The duration of the exam was 120 minutes.

SNAP 2019 Section-wise Exam analysis

General English

  • There were a lot of questions from Vocabulary portions.
  • There were only two RCs like last year but this time one of them had 3 questions while the other had 5 questions, which made it 8 questions from RCs. Except for 1 RC, the entire General English was a cakewalk and one should have got done with it really quickly.
  • The vocabulary questions weren’t difficult as they were last year.
  • The FIB questions were also easy and also the grammar based questions.
  • Overall, the section was the easiest in the whole question paper.
TopicsNo. of QuestionsDifficulty level
Synonyms/Antonyms4Easy
Vocab (Spellings+Odd one out+ Meaning)4Easy
FIB (Vocab)4Easy
FIB (Grammar)4Easy
RC (2 Passages)8 (3+5)Easy-Moderate
Para Jumble1Moderate
Parts of speech2Moderate
Sentence Correction1Easy
Voice change2Easy
Figure of Speech2Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous2Easy-moderate
Total34Easy-moderate

Quantitative Ability

  • It was the most time consuming section of the whole question paper.
  • There were a lot of questions from Time, speed and distance, Geometry and Modern maths.
  • Some questions were quite lengthy and were very time consuming.
  • Approximately 20+ questions in 45 minutes with 90% accuracy would be ideal.
TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel of difficulty
Percentages,SICI1Easy
Ratios & Mixtures1Moderate
TSD, Work7Easy-Moderate
Averages1Easy
Number system3Easy-Moderate
Algebra4Easy-Moderate
Geometry6Easy
P & C4Easy-Moderate
Probability1moderate
Set theory (2 sets)6 (4+2)moderate
DI – Pie Chart3Easy
DI – Table3Easy
Total 40Moderate

Logical and Analytical Reasoning

  • Logical reasoning was quite similar to previous year with some questions being lengthy and boring.
  • There were a couple of caselets which were quite easy and should be easy marks for the test takers.
  • Questions were more from Analytical Reasoning as compared to Verbal Reasoning.
  • A good score in Logical Reasoning would be Approximately around 32-33.
TopicsNo. of QuestionsDifficulty level
Mathematical6Moderate – Difficult
LR Sets9 (6+3)moderate
Blood Relation3Easy – Moderate
Analogy2moderate
Direction1moderate
Coding- Decoding1Easy-moderate
Clocks & Calendars3Easy
Series1Easy – Moderate
Visual Reasoning5Easy-moderate
Verbal reasoning1Easy
Miscellaneous4Easy – moderate
Total40Moderate – Difficult

Overall :

Overall the whole pattern was similar to last year, and students would have done well to attempt about 80-85 questions with 80-85% accuracy.

SectionsNormal QuestionsTotal questionsTotal Marks
General English343451
Analytical Reasoning and logical reasoning363654
Quantitative, Dara interpretation and Data Sufficiency354045
Total105110150

FAQs about SNAP 2021 Analysis

Q. What is a good attempt in Quantitative, Data interpretation, and Sufficiency?

Candidates need to answer 15+ questions correctly for a good attempt in this section of the SNAP entrance exam.

Q. What is the expected Cut-off for SNAP 2021?

Cut-offs depends on the difficulty level of SNAP entrance exam. If the question paper is easy then the cut-off will be high and if the question paper is difficult then the expected Cut-offs are low.

Q. Is there any negative marking in SNAP 2021?

Yes, there will be negative marking in SNAP 2021 i.e., ¼ marks will be deducted with every incorrect answer. There’s no deduction of marks for unanswered questions.

Q. How many questions will be there in SNAP 2021 ?

There will be total 60 questions in the whole question paper of SNAP 2021.

Q. What marks are considered as a good attempt in SNAP 2021 ?

Approximately, 40-45 correct answers will be considered as a good attempt in SNAP 2021.

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