Symbiosis SET 2020 Exam Pattern; Marking Scheme, Types of Questions

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    Symbiosis SET 2020 will be conducted by Symbiosis International University (SIU) for admission in its various UG programmes. Symbiosis SET 2020 exam pattern states that there will be five different papers conducted under Symbiosis SET 2020. These papers are – General, Law (SLAT), Engineering (SITEEE) and Design (SEED). Candidates can choose the paper according to the course they want to pursue.

    • The exam (SET/SLAT/SEED/ SITEEE) will be conducted in online mode only. Check SET 2020 Sample Papers
    • The duration of each test is of 150 minutes. No extra time will be given to any candidates who report late at the test centre.
    • Candidates are advised to reach the exam center at least one hour before the exam commencement.
    • All tests (SET/SLAT/SEED/SITEEE) are objective in nature. Each question has 4 responses. Candidate should choose an appropriate response. Check Symbiosis SET 2020 Application Form
    • There is no negative marking for wrong answers.
    • All sections are mandatory.

    SET Exam will be conducted in two sessions i.e.

    • 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 papers are conducted.

    Symbiosis SET 2020 Exam Pattern

    Here we have mentioned the Symbiosis (SET) Exam Pattern 2020 of engineering, law, design and general courses:

    • Courses: This exam is organized for admissions in engineering, law, design & general courses.
    • 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 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 question papers.
    • Negative Marking: There will be no negative marking for incorrect answers.

    Also Check Symbiosis SET 2020 Admit Card


    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 2020 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 2020 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 2020. Here we are providing the best tips & tricks on How to Prepare for Symbiosis Entrance Test 2020.

    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 2020 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 2020:

    • 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 2020 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 modelled after previous year questions.
    • Thus, it will be highly beneficial for the candidate to pay attention to solving the Symbiosis SET 2020 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 2020 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





    Anukriti Roy

    I want to pursue bachelor of design in user experience design, which entrance should i give for symbiosis? SEED or SET? I have a friend who got into symbiosis with graphic design by taking SET

    05 Nov, 2019 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Anukriti, you can get admission through either SEED or SET. Candidates can appear in any of these exams on the basis of whose score, they will be offered admission in Symbiosis.

    05 Nov, 2019 11:29
    Kalyani Satish shelke

    Which book should I read for preparition of SET exam

    01 Oct, 2019 10:55
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Kalyani, following is the list of the books that you may refer for preparation of SET exam:

    • 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

    01 Oct, 2019 12:17
    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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