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Symbiosis SET 2019 Exam Pattern; Marking Scheme, Types of Questions

Updated On - September 17th 2018 by SONAL ROHATGI

Symbiosis SET 2019 is conducted by Symbiosis International University (SIU) for admission in its various UG programmes. The Symbiosis SET 2019 exam pattern states that there will be five different papers conducted under Symbiosis SET 2019. These papers are – General, Law (SLAT), Engineering (SITEEE), Health Sciences and Design (SEED). Candidates can choose the paper according to the course they want to pursue.

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  • SET/SLAT/SEED/SITEEE 2019 will be conducted in an ONLINE mode
  • The duration of each test is of 150 minutes.
  • Note that no extra time will be given for candidates who report late at the test centre.
  • Date: Saturday, May 05, 2019
  • Time: Morning Session: 9:30am to 12.00 noon (Reporting time: 07:30am)
  • Afternoon Session : 2.30 pm to 5.00 pm (Reporting time: 12:30pm)
  • All tests (SET/SLAT/SEED/SITEEE) are objective in nature. Each question has 4 responses. Candidate should choose an appropriate response.
  • There is no negative marking for wrong answers.
  • All sections are mandatory.

Symbiosis SET 2019 Exam Pattern

Here we have mentioned the Symbiosis (SET) Exam Pattern 2019 of engineering, law, design, general & health science courses:

  • Courses: This exam is organized for admissions in engineering, law, design & general courses.
  • Exam Date: The examination will be conducted in the month of May 2019.
  • Exam Mode: This exam will be conducted in online mode (computer-based).
  • Duration: The exam duration will be 150 Minutes.
  • Papers: Total four question papers organized in two sessions, i.e. morning [9:30 AM to 12.00 Noon (Reporting time: 07:30 AM)] & evening [2.30 PM to 5.00 PM (Reporting time: 12:30 PM)]. Candidates can apply for only one paper in each session.
  • No. of Questions: Total 150 questions will be asked for law, design & general courses and 100 questions for engineering & health science courses.
  • Type of Questions: The question paper of SET exam will contain objective type questions.
  • Marking Scheme: For each correct response one mark will be awarded and two marks will be given in engineering & health science question papers.
  • Negative Marking: There will be no negative marking for incorrect answers.


Timing: 9.30 am to 12.00 noon

SectionNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
Logical Reasoning3030
Legal Reasoning3030
Analytical Reasoning3030
Reading Comprehension3030
General Knowledge3030


Timing: 9.30 am to 12.00 noon.

SectionNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
Design Aptitude150150


Timing: 2.30 pm to 5.00 pm.

SectionNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
General English4040
General Awareness4040
Analytical & Logical Reasoning3030


Timing: 2.30 pm to 5.00 pm

SectionNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks

Symbiosis SET 2019 Syllabus

The official syllabus for Symbiosis SET has not been defined. But, there are some general topics that candidates must focus their preparation on. The rough syllabus for Symbiosis Entrance Test is given below.

  1. English

  • Reading Comprehension passages
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Verbal Ability
  • Para jumbles
  1. Quantitative Aptitude

  • Algebra
  • Number System
  • Geometry and Mensuration
  • Probability
  • Permutation and Combination
  1. General Awareness

  • Business and Corporates
  • Economics
  • Health
  • Sports
  • Law
  • Current Affairs
  • Awards and Entertainment
  1. Analytical and Logical Reasoning

  • Coding
  • Definitely True or False, Probably True or False statements
  • Pattern Identification

Symbiosis SET 2019 Preparation Tips

Preparation for any entrance exam is a long process. Candidates need to be able to maintain their energy levels and keep themselves motivated in order to prepare well for Symbiosis SET 2019. Here we are providing the best tips & tricks on How to Prepare for Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019.

  1. Identify your strong and weak points.
  2. Work on perfecting your strong areas.
  3. Learn which weak areas to avoid answering in the exam.
  4. Don’t undertake any new topics in the days leading up to the exam.
  5. Appear for a lot of mock tests.
  6. Keep a positive frame of mind.
  7. Get enough sleep and eat well.
  8. Take breaks while preparing to ensure freshness.
  9. Practice yoga or exercise to maintain focus and energy.

Symbiosis SET 2019 Preparation Books

The correct books can help boost your preparation greatly. It is important to choose the right resources while studying for an exam. Here is a list of some books that can be referred during preparation for Symbiosis SET 2019:

  • NCERT books of relevant subject for Class 9th and 12th
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R.S. Aggarwal
  • Mental Aptitude by Subhkamna Publications
  • Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning by Arun Sharma

Symbiosis SET 2019 Sample Papers

  • The best way to practice for any exam is to go through previous year question papers for the same.
  • After a candidate has solved the past year papers, they must practice more by solving sample papers and practice sheets.
  • The sample papers for competitive exams are prepared to keep in mind the type of questions that are asked in the particular exam.
  • Many of the sample paper questions are directly modeled after previous year questions.
  • Thus, it will be highly beneficial for the candidate to pay attention to solving Symbiosis SET 2019 Sample Papers.
  • Mock tests have fixed time limits that help you get trained for attempting the question paper in a given time period.
  • Most websites offer an in-depth analysis and score of your mock test. This helps you figure out which areas you need to work on and which are your strong suit. Websites may even provide an overall rank to help you understand your comparative performance.
  • So, sample papers and mock tests are crucial parts of the Symbiosis SET 2019 preparation process. 
  • Studying just the theory of any subject is not enough. You need to practice a variety of questions based on that theory so you can grasp it from every perspective. 

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






1 Comment
souvik pati

Does symbiosis law school give 3 years law course(l.l.b) to undergraduate students?

06 Mar, 2017 12:00

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