SNAP Answer keys: When and how to get? Know the key facts

SNAP answer key
Tuesday, December 18 2018, 09:18 AM
SNAP answer keys could officially be made available only by Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune. Besides, the SNAP answer keys for the SNAP test paper questions would also be made available by SNAP preparation centres

SNAP answer keys could officially be made available only by Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune. Besides, the SNAP answer keys for the SNAP test paper questions would also be made available by SNAP preparation centres. The answer keys could help the candidates to know how much they would score and which Symbiosis institute they could get on the basis of expected SNAP percentile based on raw score and expected cut offs.

Check SNAP 2018 Answer Key 2018

Key facts about SNAP 

  • SNAP was held on December 16 as computer based test in 102 test centres in India.
  • The exam will lead to admission in 15 Symbiosis institutes.
  • The maximum raw score in SNAP is 150
  • As per the difficulty level in SNAP, a candidate with 65+ marks can expect to be shortlisted by Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM) Pune

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Is it possible to get SNAP Answer keys?
Yes, if CAT 2018 answer keys can be made available, it is possible to get SNAP 2018 answer keys also, is the observation by the experts.

So far SNAP test used to be a paper based test and the SNAP answer keys were made available by number of SNAP coaching centres and other SNAP preparation sites. But since SNAP 2018 is an online computer based test and it is found difficult to get the SNAP answer keys due to various reasons associated with online test, candidates who appeared in SNAP 2018 exam on December 16, 2018 from 2PM to 4PM are consistently clicking on the websites to get access to SNAP answer keys for SNAP questions.

Other larger than SNAP 2018 MBA entrance exams like CAT 2018 which is also a computer based MBA entrance test, has published not only the entire test paper but also the specific correct answer keys for each question. It is expected that SNAP 2018 conducting authority would also make the SNAP answer keys available for the benefit of the candidates.   

Where to get the SNAP 2018 answer keys
SNAP 2018 answer keys could be made available from following sources on their respective websites:

  1. Symbiosis International Univeristy, Pune the SNAP 2018 test conducting authority
  2. SNAP 2018 coaching centres like CL, T.I.M.E., IMS and others

Obstacles in publishing the SNAP answer keys
Number of sets and question delivery process in SNAP 2018 online computer based test remains different from a paper based test due to which it may not be difficult to get access to SNAP exam answer keys.

Another important fact is that it is difficult to determine the order of questions in the computerised format of SNAP 2018 exam. No candidate can ascertain which was the 5th, 9th, or 34th question.

The computerised SNAP question sets are not numbered as A, B, C, D, so even if you get only answers from some source you may not be able to understand which answer corresponds to which question unless the question itself is posted along with the answer.

SNAP answer keys: Know the scoring pattern
Each correct answer in SNAP 2018 will carry +1 mark and each wrong answer will impose a negative penalty of -0.25 mark. What you attempted 2 days back and if you remember a good part of it, you may arrive at your near raw scores and on its basis check what percentile you could get. Following table will guide you about your expected percentile of 95% as per your core marks in SNAP 2018.  

Section
No. of Questions
Total Marks
Score Cut off for 95 percentile
Section I – General English Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability
 40
 40
24-25
Section II – Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
 40
 40
25-26
Section III – Current Affairs
 30
 30
8-9
Section IV- Analytical & Logical Reasoning
 40
 40
21-22
Total
150
150
67-69

To summarize, well prepared students who took SNAP 2018, if attempted 26 in General English,  26 in Quant, 24 in Reasoning, 12 in Current Affairs with around 90% accuracy can score around 95 percentile. As compared to last year SNAP, the overall paper of SNAP 2018 was slightly more difficult and would thus bring down the cut offs.

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