Exam Pattern

SNAP Exam Date: 15 December 2021

Section No.of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability 15 15 60 mins
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 20 20
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 25 25
Total 60 60 60 mins


• A graduate from any recognised/statutory University or Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for SC/ST).

• Candidates appearing for final year examinations can also apply, with their admission being subject to obtaining a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for SC/ST)

• Programmes which require specific discipline/subject specialisation need to be checked for eligibility as given by the respective Institute.

• A candidate who has completed qualifying degree from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). All foreign degrees/qualifications need to be verified from AIU by the candidate before seeking admission to any programme of SIU.

Exam Format

• Computer based test.

• Test duration is of 60 minutes.

• SNAP Test is an objective test. Each question has four responses (Only for Normal Questions). Candidate should choose an appropriate response.

• The marking pattern to be one (1) mark for each correct answer and 25 % negative marking for each incorrect answer.


Online Registration starts : 16 August 2021

The application fee will be Rs. 1750/- for each attempt of SNAP 2021.

The candidate has to decide if he/she plans to give SNAP ONCE or TWO times (well in advance)

Key changes

• Questions reduced from 120 to 60

• No special questions


Language Comprehension

Reading Comprehension


Fill in the Blanks


English Grammar

Sentence Correction


Facts / Inference /Judgement

Critical Reasoning

Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation

Number Systems




Profit & Loss

Simple/Compound Interest

Data Tables

Pie Charts



Complex numbers



Permutation & Combination

Line Graphs

Other Chart Types



Co-ordinate Geometry



Set Theory

Data Sufficiency

Speed & Distance

Work & Time


Surds & Indices


Ratio & Proportion

Bar Graphs

Logical Reasoning

Cubes & Dice

Blood Relations


Direction sense

Number & Letter Series

Seating Arrangement

Visual reasoning

Venn Diagrams

Clocks & Calendars

Verbal reasoning

Analytical Reasoning


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