SNAP 2017

SNAP Preparation Tips

Basic SNAP Preparation Tips

Some basic SNAP Preparation Tips are as follows –

  • Try to understand the concepts rather than mugging up formulae.
  • Regular practice Mathematics, Algebra and Basic Calculations.
  • Practice practice practice Analytical and Logical Reasoning questions.
  • Keep up with the international and national events and general knowledge.
  • Read lot good books or watch good films for a better hold on the grammar and vocabulary.
  • Practice sample papers and give mock tests to understand the question paper pattern. It will also help the candidates to distribute time for each section.
  • Analyse your tests so that your weakness and strength are highlighted. Also, try working more on your weaknesses.
  • Lastly, sleep well, eat well, stay out of useless TV bogus and PREPARE.

Section-wise Preparation tips

For each section, the applicants are required to give equal importance. These four sections carry different mark sand have their own particular special characteristics. Therefore, they should be dealt carefully and prepared wisely.Check the preparation strategy for each section–

Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

Usually, the SNAP exam has always had a heavy emphasison Arithmetic questions. It covers points like: Percentages,Time and Distance, Time and Work, Mixtures and Allegations, Averages,Ratio and Proportion, and Profit & Loss.To the extent Geometry is concerned, Mensuration has been a genuinely customary piece of the exam.

General English

Generally, this is an easy section in SNAP. It features a large group of vocabulary questions, grammar questionsand short RC passages. This segment generally has questions from the following areas: Verbal Reasoning, Vocabulary and Grammar.

Analytical & Logical Reasoning

A major change in SNAP exam patternwas that the Analytical and Logical Reasoning segment witnessed a total of 40 Questions and each question carried one mark. This led tofall in the level of difficulty of the questions. Also, the total marks were decreased from 180 to 150. The implication of this was seen on lower cut off scores.

General Awareness

This is one areathat offers grief to a number of students the reason is the vastness of the SNAP General Awareness syllabus!

The major areas quizzed by SNAP in this area include: Static GK, Current Affairs, Brand and Business GK. A lot of emphasis is on Current Affairs questions including-significant news stories, awards and prizes, sports event winner sand important mergers and acquisitions important.

Schedule the topic

Make a list of the various topics you need to study for the week. Schedule topics accordingly and try to follow the time-table while you study. Make sure that you complete that topic for the day.

Focus on fundamentals

The Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation sections often carry simple questions but critical to solve. To tackle these,you need to start studying from the basics.

Concentrate on analytical, logical reasoning section

 This section provides you with an opportunity to score well. In order to be perfect in this section buy books that are available in the market and practice regularly.

Verbal communication

Usage of new words and idioms in everyday conversation help you to build your vocabulary. Solve around 10-15 questions on correct-incorrect sentences every day. Read newspapers, magazines and follow grammar books to improve.

Read newspapers for current updates

Reading newspapers not only help you with your vocabulary but will also give you an added advantage of preparing for the general awareness section.

Solve mock test

Take as many mock tests should be the thumb rule. Pick reference books to practice.




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