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Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET 2018) Registration, Dates, Syllabus

Updated On - March 12th 2018 by KRITIKA GUPTA

Symbiosis Entrance Test or SET is a university level entrance test for UG courses offered by SIU affiliated institutes. SET 2018 is scheduled for May 5, apply online before April 14. From 2018 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).

Quick Facts about SET 2018:

  • Visit the official website i.e. to register (Jan. 29 – Apr. 14) for SET exam.
  • Symbiosis permits a candidate to appear for more than one paper.
  • The examination is conducted in two sessions – morning and afternoon.
  • Morning session (9:30 am to 12 pm) – Law and Design paper are conducted.
  • Evening session (2:30 pm to 5:00 pm) – General, Engineering and Health Science papers are conducted.
  • Candidates seeking admissions to health science and engineering courses using scorecard of an entrance test other than Symbiosis SET can apply directly to the respective institutes. 

Highlights of Symbiosis SET 2018

SET Full FormSymbiosis Entrance Test
Exam Conducting AuthoritySymbiosis International University
Category of the ExamUG
Fields Offered Law, Design, Engineering and General
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExaminationOnline
SET Helpline18002701833 | 020-39116226/7

Symbiosis (SET) 2018 Exam Dates

The official schedule for SET 2018 was released by the coordinating body. Tabulated below are the important dates for the examination:

Start of SET RegistrationJanuary 29 – April 14, 2018
Last date to pay SET application feeApril 14, 2018
Availability of SET Admit Card 2018April 21, 2018
Exam Date for Symbiosis SET 2018May 5, 2018
Declaration of SET ResultsMay 14, 2018
Commencement of Counselling (for Symbiosis SET applicants)June 5, 2018

Courses Offered by SIU

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


Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Laws (B.A, LL.B.)

Bachelor of Business Administration & Bachelor of Laws (B.B.A, LL.B.)
General PaperBachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
Bachelor of Arts (Mass Communication) or B.A.(MC)
Bachelor of Arts (B.A)-(Liberal Arts)
SEEDBachelor of Design (B. Des)
SITEEEBachelor of Technology (B. Tech)
Bachelor of Business Administration Information Technology (BBA - IT)
Health SciencesBachelor of Science or B.Sc. (Medical Technology)
Bachelor of Science (Nursing) or B.Sc.(Nursing)

Symbiosis SET 2018 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:

Exam/ ProgramMinimum RequirementMandatory Subjects
SLAT (Symbiosis Law Admission Test)Intermediate Graduates (Gen. 45% and SC/ST 40%)-
B.Sc. (Medical Technology)Intermediate GraduatesAny two (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Mathematics)
SEED (Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design)Intermediate graduates (any stream) or equivalent or 10+3 diploma (minimum 50% marks)(-)

SITEEE (SIT Engineering Entrance Exam)

-  Intermediate graduates with minimum 45% marks (40% for SC/ST)Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of Chemistry / Biotechnology / Biology / Technical Vocational subject.

B.A. (Liberal Arts) and B.Sc. (Liberal Arts)

Intermediate graduates(-)

BBA – IT and BCA

    Intermediate graduates from any stream or equivalent diploma in Engineering / Technology with minimum 50% marks (45% for SC / ST)



    Intermediate graduates or equivalent course in any discipline with Minimum 50% marks (45% for SC and ST)(-)

    B.A. M.C

    Intermediate graduates (any stream) or equivalent or 10+3 diploma with minimum 50% aggregate marks (45% for SC/ST)(-)

    B.Sc. Nursing

    Intermediate graduates with minimum 45% aggregate marks (45% for SC and ST)Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English
    B.Sc. Eco HonsIntermediate graduates from any branch with minimum 50% marks for the general category (45% for SC/ ST)(-)

    Symbiosis SET 2018 Application Form

    Symbiosis 2018 Application form can be filled through online mode only. The application form is easily available on official website. Candidates must furnish their information carefully.

    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 and Health Sciences, it is not necessary to register for Symbiosis SET if the candidate wishes to specify JEE (Main) score. Such candidates can apply directly to their preferred institute.

    Symbiosis SET 2018 Application Fee

    • Symbiosis SET 2018 Application Fee is INR 1750 (one 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 2018 Admit Card

    • SET 2018 Admit Card will be available on SET website from April 21 until May 5, 2018.
    • 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 2018 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.

    Symbiosis SET 2018 Exam Cities

    • The online mode examination for SET/ SLAT/ SEED/ SITEEE 2018 will be conducted across 85 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 2018. Final exam center will be printed on SET Admit Card 2018.

    Symbiosis SET Exam Pattern 2018

    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 Pattern

    General highlights common to all the papers are listed below:

    • Mode of SET 2018: 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 center.
    • 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 2018 Marking strategy: There is no negative marking for any wrong answer.
    Note: All the sections in Symbiosis SET 2018 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 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 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 Exam Pattern – SITEEE

    Timings: 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm

    SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum Marks
    Total 100200

    SET Exam Pattern – SEED

    Timings: 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

    SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum Marks
    Design Aptitude150150
    Total 150150

    Symbiosis SET 2018 Results

    • The coordinating body will release the results from May 14, 2018.
    • Visit the official website to check Symbiosis SET Results.
    • The merit list will be prepared in order of the marks scored by candidates.

    Follow the steps given here to download Symbiosis SET 2018 Score Card:

    1. Visit the official Symbiosis SET website.
    2. Click on the link “Symbiosis SET 2018 Results”.
    3. Enter your Symbiosis SET ID and password.
    4. View and save your Symbiosis SET 2018 score card.
    Note: Save the scorecard for SET 2018 for future correspondence. 

    Symbiosis SET 2018 Counselling

    • The counselling procedure will commence in the month of June 2018.
    • 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 2018 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) FAQs

    Ques. When is SET Exam scheduled?

    Ans. SET is a common entrance test to enroll students in various law programs offered by Instituites under Symbiosis International University. As per the previous year trends, it is generally held on the first Saturday of May every year. This year, SET 2018 is scheduled for May 5, 2018.

    Ques. Which all Law Institutes accept SET Scores?

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

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

    Ques. Is there any reservation criteria followed in Symbiosis SET 2018?

    Ans. Yes, there is a reservation policy in the examination. For SC/ ST category candidates, 15% 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 2018. 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


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    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
    mohammad zahid

    i want to know admission process.

    14 Apr, 2018 00:20
    Bhawna Vedwal

    To get admission into Symbiosis University you have to qualify SET examination. To get more detail about admission process you can go through with this link : Counselling

    01 Jun, 2018 12:26
    Dolly Mehta

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

    09 Jan, 2018 00:20
    Bhawna Vedwal

    Hello Dolly, The registration process for SET has been closed now.

    18 May, 2018 18:12
    Kishor R Baligar

    Want to know dates for LLB five years course - 2018.... application etc

    02 Jan, 2018 00:20
    Bhawna Vedwal

    Hello Kishor, Availability of SET Application form 2018 - January 29 – April 14, 2018

    17 May, 2018 18:01
    Sangam Goyal

    Sir, I am pursuing B.Com from Rajasthan University and will appear in final year exams in march'17. I wish to do LLB thereafter. Is there such course available in symbiosis? and procedure for admission in such course.

    06 Mar, 2017 12:00

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