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SNAP 2016 Exam Analysis
SNAP finally changed its pattern after many years. The LR section moved from a 2 marker to a 1 marker. The GK section changed to Current Awareness section. The overall test was of 2hrs, 150 questions, 150 marks.
Easy Verbal Ability, comparatively time consuming Quant and Logical reasoning section is the single line summary of SNAP 2016
Section wise details are as below:
Quantitative Ability+ Data Interpretation (40 Questions)
The section consisted of 6 questions of Data Interpretation and 34 questions of Quantitative Ability.
Data Interpretation was spread in two sets of 3-3 questions each. Both were standard DI sets of Table and Pie Chart with one of them easy and the other one needing some time to solve.
Quant part of the section was again dominated by Numbers with 5-6 questions having direct applications of Numbers and 2-3 more questions which can be categorized as Number related puzzles. 6 questions were asked from Ratio related chapters (Time and Work, Partnership, Time Speed Distance, Mixtures etc.) Share of geometry was limited to 3 questions only. A couple of questions from each of the Profit and Loss, Progression, Surds, Basic Algebra and 1-1 question from Probability, Set Theory etc and some miscellaneous created rest of the section.
Overall this section was slightly time consuming.
Allocating 40 mins to this section, 19-22 can be termed as Good Attempts and the same with 90% accuracy can be considered a Good Score.
Logical Reasoning (40 Questions)
The biggest surprise in SNAP 2016 was the change in question mix of this section. A sizeable chunk of questions (9-10 in number) were of Math based puzzles. The typical tabular data arrangement questions were missing. There were 6 questions based on sequence & series, 4 questions based on an Input-output prediction, 3 questions of Visual Reasoning, 2 on Blood relations, 1 each on clock & calendars etc. Rest of the questions were largely random logical puzzles.
Overall, this section was reasonably time consuming as well. Absence of standard variety of LR made this section more challenging for aspirants.
Allocating 40 mins to this section, 18-21 can be termed as Good Attempts and the same with 90% accuracy can be considered a good score.
Verbal Ability (40 Questions)
Vocabulary – That’s a one word summary of this section. 6 questions of direct Synonym-Antonyms, 4 FIBs on confusing words, 3-4 Analogies and 3-4 more FIBs testing Vocabulary were asked. Adding to this questions there were 2 questions on idioms & 1 on foreign words.
Apart from Vocabulary, 2 Reading Comprehensions (6+5 questions) were asked to test comprehension skills of the test takers. Both were easy to attempt. The section also had 3 parajumbles and a couple of verbal reasoning questions.
Overall, this section was easy and was a morale booster.
Allocating 30 mins to this section, 32-34 can be termed as Good Attempts and the same with 90% accuracy can be termed a good score.
Current Affairs (30 Questions)
This year SNAP changed the title and the scope of this section. As per the communication shared by SNAP, it was supposed to be a section made of only current affairs of last two years. SNAP creators have successfully delivered such a section.
There was a good spread of questions, with 6 questions on Sports and Business each, 5 questions of the who’s who (Business as well as Government), 3 questions on Awards and 3 questions on Tech related news.
A test taker who has been following news regularly should get a nice edge over others.
An ideal allocation can be 10 mins for this particular section and a score of 14-16 can be termed as a good score.
|Section||Qs||Suggested Time||Difficulty Level||Good Score|
|Quantitative Ability + DI||40||40 minutes||Moderate||16-17|
|Logical Reasoning||40||40 minutes||Moderate||15-17|
|Verbal Ability||40||30 minutes||Easy||25-27|
|Current Affairs||30||10 minutes||Easy to Moderate||14-16|
Expected Cut offs:
- SIBM-P: 73+
- SCMHRD: 68+
- SIBM-B: 58+
- SIIB: 56+
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