SNAP 2013 Analysis

SNAP 2013 Analysis

Overall exam pattern:

SNAP 2013 had same pattern as previous years. It has 150 questions within 120 mins. There are four sections. Each section, except AR, has 40 questions. AR has 30 questions each carrying two marks.


A General English Critical Reasoning, Grammar, ParaJumbles, Odd Sentence Out
B General Awareness Current affair, business, socio-economical environment, awards, sports
C Quantitative Ability & DI Algebra, Integer, Geometry, Arithmetic, Modern Maths, Bar diagram, Tables, Chart
D Analytical & Logical Reasoning Data arrangement, blood relation, statement/assumption, linear circular arrangement

Detailed Sectional Analysis:

General English

It concentrated on vocabulary, usage, grammar and comprehensive. Other questions were on mixed varieties of FIB, basic grammar, antonyms, synonyms, spellings etc.  Vocabulary question is slightly difficult.



A good score in this section is about 28 marks.

General Awareness

This section contains recent happening in the world of Economics, politics, spots, science, current affairs, books and author, brand and companies etc. It is one of the least time consuming section and quite manageable by just reading daily newspapers.

A good score in this section is about 15 marks.

Quantitative Ability & DI



A good score in this section is about 28 marks.

Analytical & Logical Reasoning


A good score in this section is about 41 marks.


Sections Topic No. of Questions2 Difficulty Level
1 General English 40 Moderate
2 Analytic & Logical Reasoning 30 Easy to Moderate
3 General Awareness 40 Moderate
4 Quantitative Ability DI 40 Easy to Moderate



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Comments (12)

  • Karishma lukha Reply

    Is the pattern same for 2016 exam?

    May 25, 2015 at 7:04 pm
  • Ram kapoor Reply

    What can be best preparation source for general awareness?

    May 25, 2015 at 7:07 pm
    • CAT King Reply

      Here are few tips for General Awareness section preparation-

      Read news papers regularly.
      •Watch news regularly.
      •Go through business magazines, news updates.
      •Keep update your knowledge in political,economical,stock market,state wide growth and if any changes happened.
      •Update your knowledge in international changes.

      May 27, 2015 at 10:31 am
      • Vladimir Reply

        Please let me know the fee structure and adimisson criteria. What kind of GD does MICA has and what minimum percentage do we need to score? What will be overall fee structure for complete MBA course

        September 5, 2015 at 2:57 pm
        • CAT King Reply

          Contact on 9029077114 / 9619160261 for more details

          November 14, 2015 at 8:41 pm
  • Rohit sharma Reply

    Thank you CATKing this is helpful.

    May 25, 2015 at 7:09 pm
  • Piyush jain Reply

    When is the date of registration?

    May 25, 2015 at 7:11 pm
    • CAT King Reply

      Around 3rd September every year..

      May 27, 2015 at 10:31 am
  • Jinal mistry Reply

    Do IIMs consider SNAP marks?

    May 25, 2015 at 7:17 pm
    • CAT King Reply

      No, for IIMs you need to prepare for CAT.

      May 27, 2015 at 10:30 am
    • Manuel Reply

      That’s really thiinnkg out of the box. Thanks!

      September 5, 2015 at 6:57 pm

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