SNAP or Symbiosis National Aptitude Test is conducted all over India by one of the most prestigious MBA institute, Symbiosis International University, Pune. The examination is held for the intake of aspirants who want to take admission in various post graduate management programs, offered by the participating institutes of the University. To crack the examination, the candidates must know the SNAP 2017 Syllabus. It will provide them a proper idea about what to study and what to omit. Check details about SNAP Syllabus 2018, exam pattern, and more details from this page.

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SNAP 2018 Test Pattern

The duration of SNAP exam is 2 hours, of total 180 marks. The exam pattern is MCQs where every question has 4 options and 0.25 marks are deducted for wrong answers. The question paper is divided into 4 sections listed below.

  • 1st section is General English which contains questions from Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning and Ability and the total marks contained in this section is 40.
  • 2nd section is General Awareness which contains questions on General Knowledge, Business Scenario and Current Affairs for 40 marks
  • 3rd section is of quant which contains questions from DI, quants and Data Sufficiency for 40 marks
  • The last section is of Analytical and Logical Reasoning for 60 marks.

SNAP Syllabus 2018

Candidates may please note that Symbiosis International University does not officially prescribe any syllabus. Only exam pattern is known.

Syllabus for SNAP exam given here is based on inputs from education experts who have analyzed past year papers.

The important topics which must be covered to secure a good percentile in the SNAP exam are:


For quants, the questions will come from basic mathematics like geometry, ratio proportion, averages, HCF & LCM and all other basic concepts. Mathematics by R.S. Aggarwal is surely a book to go through for the preparation of quantitative section in SNAP exam.


To succeed in this reason one should have a good insight into all type of graphs be it pie chart, line chart, and bar chart. All these sections contain a question in which one has to make a decision based on the data provided in the question and also has to determine whether the data is sufficient to make a decision. Other important topics are Syllogisms, sequences, Coding and decoding, Assertion and reasons etc.


The syllabus in English is comparatively similar to that of other post-graduation entrance exams which contain reading comprehension but in SNAP there is always a probability of poems in reading comprehension. Other things like antonyms, synonyms, fill in the blanks, sentence correction etc. also carry equal importance.


A sound knowledge of current affairs and politics as well as history is required for good score in this section. Also, fields which carry equal importance are geography, the entertainment industry, world affairs, finance, business, famous award and prizes, Sports, etc.

The above-mentioned points will cover the SNAP syllabus 2017 and going through these topics will surely help you achieve a good percentile. However, the general awareness questions do play a vital role in determining the percentile of any candidate.

Candidates are requested to note that exam conducting body of SNAP Test does not specifically mention any syllabus. Syllabus of SNAP given above is compiled by education experts on basis of past year SNAP papers, exam pattern of SNAP, and other MBA entrance exams. A thorough study of topics mentioned in SNAP Syllabus here will help you achieve good score in SNAP Exam.

If you have any queries regarding SNAP 2018 Test Syllabus, please ask in comments below.


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