SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test) is part of the elite entrance exam group which are conducted for MBA Program  which is conducted by SIU (Symbiosis International University) introduced a recent update in the SNAP Exam 2016. SNAP this year will see few changes in the examination pattern. SNAP 2016 has reduced the weightage of Analytical and Logical reasoning. They have reduced the score from 33% to 27 %; this will work as a major booster for candidates applying for it.

Analytical and Logical Reasoning (A&LR) was one of the major sections earlier, and a great emphasis was put into it. Till last year this section carried about 1/3 of the weightage as one of the major sections and put greater emphasis on it. Earlier, this section carried 1/3 part of the total Exam score (180 marks). The weightage ahas now dropped down by 6% which is a massive cut. SNAP is now for 150 marks and the total marks given to LR are reduced to 60 from 40.
Analytical and Logical Reasoning (A&LR) still holds The Key despite such a cut LR still holds the key significance. LR remains a major part regarding the weightage, and it is as important as others. Candidate can score good marks if they can focus on this section. If we talk about Practical perspective, LR is very important for any successful Manager. For the future purpose, every manager should understand quantitative information.A good score in SNAP allows MBA aspirants to secure a position in reputed SIU and be a part of the best B-Schools in the country.

Important details for SNAP 2016
The SNAP 2016 exam will have 150 questions of 1 mark each, Total duration for SNAP is 120 minutes. It is important that candidate understands the right balance of LR and other three sections ( General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability, Quantitative Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, General Awareness: General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Business Scenario). Candidate can select whichever section they want to answer first. Candidate needs to score mini no of marks in each section to be a part a of the merit list.
Most of the candidates don’t consider LR as tough as Quant, and they avoid practicing for this. LR doesn’t have a fixed syllabus and systematic approach towards it. LR of SNAP helps in practicing for CAT it is a very good opportunity to utilize LR from SNAP for CAT. LR questions are more about common sense and logics rather than anything to mug up so they shouldn’t be a tough task and they don’t need that much hard work. Practice is the only key to clear LR
Attempting mock papers will help candidates to analyze the expected question and ease out the initial nerves. Although its is not necessary the exact pattern of topics will appear in the exam, and the pattern cannot be judged in advance
following are few major topic which is covered in LR

Matching puzzles, Venn Diagrams, Constraint-based arrangements, Blood Relations – family tree, Syllogism, Proposition based followed by either deductive or inductive argument, Clocks and Calendars, Binary logic, Team formation, Analogy, Assumptions, Sets

SNAP 2016 is going o be held on December 18, 2016, it will be an MCQ Type question paper that should be completed in 120 minutes. Registration Process for SNAP has already started and will close on 22nd November 2016. Result for SNAP 2016 will be declared on 7 January 2016. Candidates can score well in the exam it is about focusing on the right things at the right point. Candidate can score well if they keep their basics clear. Attempting this section to the best of the ability will surely enhance the candidate’s score.



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