Symbiosis SET 2020 Dates(Revised), Application Form, Eligibility, Pattern and Syllabus

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    SET 2020 or Symbiosis Entrance Test now stands postponed until further notice due to countrywide lockdown because of COVID-19 crisis. Previously the exam was scheduled to be held on May 31, 2020, by Symbiosis International (deemed University). There are four Symbiosis Entrance Tests – Symbiosis Law Admission Test (SLAT), Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED), Symbiosis Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Exam (SITEEE) and SET-General.  

    Latest: SITEEE, SLAT 2020 Exam now to be conducted on July 19, 2020. Read More

    Symbiosis SET 2020 is a university level entrance test conducted to grant admission to students in undergraduate programs offered by SIU affiliated institutes. SET Admit cards will be released has also been put on hold. Revised dates will be announced soon.

    Notice:As per the update, SEED 2020 has been cancelled. However, the varsity will conduct PI and Portfolio review rounds for B.Des course from May 20 to May 25, 2020. Slot booking for which was done from May 15 to 17, 2020. Admit cards were issued from May 19 onwards. Candidates eligible to appear for admissions along with PI and Portfolio review dates are mentioned on the admit card.
    • SITEEE, SLAT and SEED 2020 Exam was postponed due to COVID – 19 Crisis.
    • As per SET eligibility, applicants should have passed class 12 or equivalent examination from any recognized board. 
    • Symbiosis permits a candidate to appear for more than one test, each in one slot.
    • The exam will be conducted in online mode (computer-based test). Check SET 2020 Exam Pattern
    • Candidates seeking admissions to engineering courses using scorecard of an entrance test other than Symbiosis SET can apply directly to the respective institutes. 

    SET Exam is conducted in two sessions:

    • Morning session (9:30 AM to 12 PM) – Law and Design paper are conducted.
    • Evening session (2:30 PM to 5:00 PM) – General and Engineering paper are conducted.

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    Exam Dates

    Symbiosis SET 2020 Exam Dates

    The official schedule for SET 2020 has been released by the exam coordinating body. The schedule for the exam is tabulated below:

    EventsDate (Postponed)
    SET 2020 Registration began onJanuary 22, 2020
    Last Day to fill SET/SLAT/SITEE 2020 Application FormMay 20, 2020 (Extended)
    Last Day to pay SET 2020 Application Fee

    May 20, 2020

    Availability of SET 2020 Admit Card May 25, 2020(Postponed)
    Symbiosis SET 2020 Exam Date

    May 31, 2020 (Postponed)

    SLAT - 9:30 am to 11:30 am

    SITEEE - 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

    SET - 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

    Declaration of SET ResultsTo be notified

    SITEEE 2020 Exam Dates

    SITEEE Registration startsJanuary 22, 2020SITEEE (Postponed)
    SITEEE Exam Registration endsMay 20, 2020
    SITEEE Mock practice test dateMay 24, 2020
    SITEEE Online ExamMay 31, 2020(Postponed)
    SITEEE ResultJune 10, 2020
    Admission round for SITEEE (SC/ST/KM/DA)To be Announced
    Admission round for SITEEE General CategoryTo be Announced..
    Registration for JEE (Main)/ Any State Government Engineering Entrance Examination startsFebruary 1, 2020JEE / Any State Government Engg. Entrance
    Last Date for Institute Registration for JEE/ Any State Government Engineering Entrance Examination ScoreJune 1, 2020
    Admission round for JEE/ Any State Government Engineering Entrance Examination Score (SC/ST/KM/DA)To be Announced
    Admission round for General Category JEE/Any State Government Engineering Entrance Examination ScoreTo be Announced
    Programme Commencement dateTo be AnnouncedAdditional important dates
    Induction Programme DatesTo be Announced
    Last Date of Admission applicable for refund of fees in case of cancellation of admissionTo be Announced

    Application Form

    Symbiosis SET 2020 Application Form

    Symbiosis SET 2020 Application Form can be filled through online mode only. SET Application form is available on the official website – from January 22 – May 20, 2020.

    SET Online Application Form

    1. Visit the official website i.e.
    2. Click ‘Register Now’ on the upper right side of the page.
    3. Select ‘New Registration’ and fill in the details (Personal/ Aadhaar/ Test Center/ Academic) and upload your Photo.
    4. Online payment should be made through credit/ debit or net banking option.
    5. Once the payment is made, the receipt confirmation page will pop up.
    6. Save the page on desktop and take a print out of the same for future processing
    Note: For Engineering, it is not necessary to register for Symbiosis SET if the candidate wishes to specify the JEE (Main) score. Such candidates can apply directly to their preferred institute.

    Symbiosis SET 2020 Application Fee

    • Symbiosis SET 2020 Application Fee is INR 1750.
    • Symbiosis SITEEE 2020 Application Fee is INR 2000.
    • Those applying for two exams has to pay additional fee.
    • INR 1000 has to be paid for each program.
    • The fee amount is non-refundable.
    • The category of candidates has no effect on the fee amount. 
    • The fee can be paid via online or offline mode as tabulated below:
    Mode of PaymentOptions
    OnlineCredit Card/ Net Banking/ Indian Bank Net Banking
    OfflineCash/ Demand Draft


    Symbiosis SET 2020 Eligibility

    It is essential to match the eligibility criteria in order to apply for Symbiosis Entrance Test. The criterion varies for each programme. A brief about the standards are as follows:

    Name of the ProgrammeEligibility Criteria
    B.TechStandard XII (10+2) passed from the recognized board with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry / Biotechnology / Biology / Technical Vocational subject. Obtained at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes) in the above subjects taken together.
    BA LLB, BBA LLBStandard XII (10+2) or equivalent examination passed from any recognized board with minimum 45% marks (40% marks for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes)
    B.Des, BCA, BBA, BBA (IT), B.A. (Mass Comm.), B.A. (Liberal Arts), B.Sc (Economics), B.Sc (Liberal Arts) and B.Sc (Culinary Arts) Standard XII (10+2) or equivalent examination passed from any recognized board OR equivalent government approved diploma (10+3) with minimum 50% marks (45% marks for Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribes)

    Admit Card

    Symbiosis SET 2020 Admit Card

    • SET 2020 Admit Card will be available on the SET website after completion of Application process
    • Log into your registered account and download the hall ticket.
    • Candidates appearing for both the sessions must carry two different Admit Card i.e. ticket of the morning session as well as of evening session. 

    Follow the steps given below to download Symbiosis SET Hall Ticket:

    1. Visit the official link.
    2. Click on “Symbiosis SET 2020 Admit Card Release”
    3. Enter your Symbiosis SET ID and DOB/ Password.
    4. View and save the admit card.
    5. Take a printout of the hall ticket and preserve it carefully.

    Exam Centers

    Symbiosis SET 2020 Exam Centers

    • The online mode examination for SET/ SLAT/ SEED/ SITEEE 2020 will be conducted across 80 cities all over India.
    • While filling in SET Application Form, choose three preferences of test cities.

    The following map indicates all the participating cities in the Symbiosis Entrance Test:

    Note: No change in the test city will be entertained once the candidate completes his/ her registration for Symbiosis SET 2020. Final exam center will be printed on SET Admit Card 2020.

    Highlights of Symbiosis SET 2020

    The key points about Symbiosis SET 2020 Exams are highlighted below:

    SET Full FormSymbiosis Entrance Test
    Exam Conducting AuthoritySymbiosis International University
    Category of the ExamUG
    Courses Offered B.A LL.B, B.B.A LL.B, B.Des, BCA, BBA, BBA (IT), B.A. (Mass Comm.), B.A. (Liberal Arts), B.Sc (Economics), B.Sc (Liberal Arts), B.Sc (Culinary Arts) & B.Tech 
    StreamsLaw, Design, Engineering and General
    Mode of ApplicationOnline
    Mode of ExaminationOnline

    Courses Offered

    Courses Offered by Symbiosis University

    Symbiosis International University has about 15 different institutes pertaining to different fields and are situated in various locations. The programs offered by these institutes are listed below:

    Exam NameProgramsName of the Institutes

    SLS: Symbiosis Law School- Pune 

    SLS: Symbiosis Law School- Noida

    SLS: Symbiosis Law School- Hyderabad

    SLS: Symbiosis Law School- Nagpur

    SET – GeneralBCA/ BBA (IT)SICSR: Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research
    BBASCMS - Pune: Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies- Pune

    SCMS –NOIDA: Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies-Noida

    SCMS –Nagpur: Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies-Nagpur

    BA (Mass Communication)SCMC: Symbiosis Center for Media & Communication
    BA/ B.Sc (Liberal Arts)SSLA : Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts
    B.Sc (Culinary Arts)SSCA : Symbiosis School of Culinaary Arts
    B.Sc (Economics) HonsSSE: Symbiosis School of Economics
    SEEDB. Des

    SID: Symbiosis Institute of Design,Pune

    SSPAD: Symbiosis School of Planning,Architecture and Design, Nagpur

    SITEEEB. TechSIT : Symbiosis Institute of Technology

    Exam Pattern

    Symbiosis SET Exam Pattern 2020

    It is essential that candidates should develop a clear idea about the exam pattern before appearing for Symbiosis Entrance Test. The examination will be conducted for four different programs namely General, Law, Engineering and Design. Check Symbiosis SET Exam Pattern

    General highlights common to all the papers are listed below:

    • Mode of SET 2020: Online mode only
    • Duration of Exam: duration of each test is 150 minutes. No extra time will be given for candidates reporting late at the exam centre.
    • Number of Sessions: two sessions – Morning Session: 9:30 am to 12.00 noon (Reporting time: 07:30 am) and Afternoon Session: 2.30 pm to 5.00 pm (Reporting time: 12:30 pm)
    • Nature of Questions: Objective type, each question will have 4 responses. Choose the most appropriate one.
    • SET 2020 Marking strategy: There is no negative marking for any wrong answer.
    Note: All the sections in Symbiosis SET 2020 are mandatory.

    The number of sections in each question paper and the subjects tested vary depending on the type of paper. The total number of questions and total marks is also different. 

    SET 2020 Exam Pattern – SLAT

    Timings: 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM 

    SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum Marks
    Logical Reasoning3030
    Legal Reasoning3030
    Analytical Reasoning3030
    Reading Comprehension3030
    General Knowledge3030
    Total 150150

    SET 2020 Exam Pattern – General Paper

    Timings: 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM

    SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum Marks
    General English4040
    General Awareness4040
    Analytical and Logical Reasoning3030
    Total 150150

    SET 2020 Exam Pattern – SITEEE

    Timings: 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM

    SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum Marks
    Total 100200

    SET 2020 Exam Pattern – SEED

    Timings: 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

    SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum Marks
    Design Aptitude150150
    Total 150150

    Exam Results

    Symbiosis SET 2020 Results

    The coordinating body will release Symbiosis results on the official website. Candidates must visit the portal to check Symbiosis SET 2020 Results. The merit list will be prepared in order of the marks scored by candidates.

    Follow the steps given here to download Symbiosis SET 2020 Score Card:

    1. Visit the official Symbiosis SET website.
    2. Click on the link “Symbiosis SET 2020 Results”.
    3. Enter your Symbiosis SET ID and password.
    4. View and save your Symbiosis SET 2020 scorecard.
    Note: Save the scorecard for SET 2020 for future correspondence. 

    Symbiosis SET 2020 Counselling

    • The counselling procedure will commence in the month of June 2020.
    • Candidates having their names in the merit list are eligible to participate in Symbiosis SET Counselling.
    • In order to participate in the counselling, candidates must be physically present at the reporting centre.
    • There will be further rounds of selection such as GD and PI.
    • After all the rounds conclude, the final allocation of the seats will be done on the basis of their total score.

    Symbiosis SET Counselling – Documents Required

    • Class X marks sheet and qualifying certificate
    • Class XII marks sheet and qualifying certificate
    • Symbiosis SET 2020 Admit Card
    • JEE Main Score Card
    • Migration and School Leaving Certificate
    • Caste certificate

    Symbiosis SET – Reservation Policy

    SIU offers the provision of reservation for candidates belonging to certain categories. This is in accordance with the UGC guideline 2006. The details of reservation offered are given below:

    Reservation IntakePercentage Reservation
    Within the sanctioned intakeScheduled Caste - 15 %
    Scheduled Tribe - 7.5 %
    Differently Abled - 3 %
    Over and above the intakeKashmir Migrants - 2 seats per programme
    International Students – 15 %
    Defence Quota5 % for SLS PUNE and SICSR, SCMS Pune


    Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) 2020 FAQs

    Ques. When is SET Exam scheduled?

    Ans. SET is a common entrance test to enroll students in various undergraduate programs offered by Institutes under Symbiosis International University. SET 2020 is scheduled for May 2, 2020.

    Ques. Which all Law Institutes accept SET Scores?

    Ans. The scores accepting the scores of the SET exam are as follows:

    • SLS – Symbiosis Law School, Pune
    • SLS – Symbiosis Law School, Noida
    • SLS – Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad
    • SLS – Symbiosis Law School, Nagpur

    Ques. Is there any reservation criteria followed in Symbiosis SET 2020?

    Ans. Yes, there is a reservation policy in the examination. For SC/ ST category candidates, 15% of seats are reserved

    Ques. How many times Symbiosis SET is conducted in a year?

    Ans. Symbiosis Entrance Test is conducted one time in a year.

    Ques. Can I register for Symbiosis SET in offline mode?

    Ans. No, the application form will be available for filling in online mode only. 

    Ques. Can I add another session in the application form once I have submitted the application?

    Ans. No. Once Symbiosis SET Application Form is submitted, it is not possible to add a new session. You will have to register again i.e. you will have to fill in the application form again.

    Ques. Do to some unavoidable reason, I will not be able to appear for SET 2020. Will my application fee be refunded or not?

    Ans. No, the application fee once paid by the candidate is non-refundable. Any request in this regard will not be entertained.

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

    Fee Structure

    • 1750


    Sample/Mock Papers


    Full practice Papers for SET 2020






    are their chances of postpone of set exams which is on 31 may

    20 May, 2020 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Sambhav, right now, there is no such notification regarding extension of exam dates. However, if it happens, it will get updated here.

    20 May, 2020 01:04

    Can I give the test for both BA LLB and SET for economics honours.

    10 Apr, 2020 21:52
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Prabhroop, yes, you may appear in both the exams.

    11 Apr, 2020 01:16
    vidushi jhawar

    i want to apply for the mass communication courses in Symbiosis. Please help me with the registrations dates of the same.

    08 Dec, 2019 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Vidushi, candidates can apply for admission in this course from May 26, 2020 (tentatively).

    09 Dec, 2019 16:07
    Ishita Gupta

    Sir I have filled my form for slat but I did a mistake while filling my name ( I have filled only ishita and not ishita Gupta) I have already paid the fee, what should I do?

    04 Feb, 2019 10:28
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Ishita, please contact the organization for the relevant guidance.

    04 Feb, 2019 11:03
    Nikhil janghu

    about entrance test

    26 Dec, 2018 00:20
    Sarthak Mahajan

    Hi Nikhil, Symbiosis Entrance Test or SET is a university level entrance test for UG courses offered by SIU affiliated institutes. SET 2019 is scheduled for May 5, apply online before April 21. From 2019 onwards, Symbiosis SET Law Test will be known as Symbiosis Law Admission Test (SLAT), Symbiosis SET Design Test as Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED), Symbiosis SET Engineering Test as SIT Engineering Entrance Exam (SITEEE).

    28 Dec, 2018 11:43
    Vijay Maurya


    29 Sep, 2018 00:20
    Akansha Expert

    Hello Vijay, You may please let me know how can I help you with this information.

    29 Sep, 2018 14:45

    Sir can i get admission to law on the basis of 12 now [ 18-19]. not given entrance exam BHUSARI SHUBHAM

    18 Sep, 2018 11:43
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Shubham, Admission is based on the entrance exam, as the college required.

    18 Sep, 2018 16:25
    Nipun Jain

    Sir,I am study final year in graduation but after then graduation they can apply lllb

    11 Sep, 2018 15:00
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Nipun, Please check this link for getting the Entrance exam Eligibility.

    11 Sep, 2018 17:24
    Akash kumar garg

    Is there any entrance for student willing to apply for 3 year llb course

    08 Sep, 2018 15:20
    Ritika Sharma

    Hi Akash, Yes there is SET exam for law.

    10 Sep, 2018 18:11
    L???? L????

    I want to apply for BCA 2018 in Symbiosis Pune, Please let me know dates regarding the SET exam for the same.

    03 Jun, 2018 00:19

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