SNAP Exam Pattern

The SNAP exam is conducted on the third Sunday of December. It is a computer-based test of 120 minutes duration carrying 150 objective type multiple choice questions. SNAP exam is divided into four sections - General Awareness, Analytical and Logical Reasoning, General English, Quant, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency.

Section-wise Details

S.No. Sections Questions Total Marks
1 General Awareness 30 30
2 Analytical and Logical Reasoning 40 40
3 General English 40 40
4 Quant, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 40 40
Total 150


Duration of the Test 2 hours
Total Number of Sections 4
Total Number of Questions 150
Marks per question 1
Negative marking 25 percent


The total duration of SNAP is two hours or 120 minutes. 

Marking Scheme

Each question carries one mark. There is a negative marking for each wrong answer, which will result in a deduction of 25 percent of the allotted marks.

Total Number of questions

The total number of questions are 150. There are 40 questions each in Analytical and Logical Reasoning, General English and Quantitative, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency sections. There are 30 questions in the General Awareness section.