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Symbiosis National Aptitude Test is conducted every year for admission to various MBA programmes offered by Symbiosis International Institute, Pune.
The duration of this objective type test is 120 minutes (2 hours). It is an objective, multiple choice type question. Candidates are required to mark the right answers. Any wrong answer attracts 25% negative marks.
Overall Test Structure:
|Sections||Subject Area||No. of Questions||Percentage||Suggested Time|
|1||General English||40||27%||30 minutes|
|2||Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation,Data Sufficiency||40||27%||30 minutes|
|3||General Awareness, General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Business Scenario||40||26%||30 minutes|
|4||Analytical & Logical Reasoning||30||20%||30 minutes|
Let us discuss each section in details.
1) General English: This section checks candidate's verbal ability and reading comprehension skills. It also checks your grammar, usage of words, reading comprehension. The type of questions asked are identifying the correct sentence, punctuation, converting from active to passive and vice versa, fill in the blanks, synonyms and antonyms, jumbled sentences, etc. The best way to ace this section is to read as many newspapers, magazines and reading material and also practice as much as you can.
2) Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency Section Analysis: Includes questions on the following subjects- Average, Probability, Geometry, Simple Interests, Equations, Statistics, pie charts, data sufficiency and TSD. You can do well in this section by taking as many model test papers as possible.
3) General Knowledge: Questions can be asked on any current affairs or general knowledge with subjects ranging from IT, science, sports, films, business/economy, persons, quotation, history, quotes, etc. Read newspapers, books on current affairs, etc to improve your general knowledge. Also stay informed and know your areas of strengths and weaknesses.
4) Analytical and Logical Reasoning Section Analysis: Topics covered under this are Matrix arrangement, linear arrangement, Visual and critical reasoning, puzzles, family tree and Venn diagram.