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SET Counselling Process 2023

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : August 2, 2023


Summary: SET Counselling is a structured, evidence-based approach to counselling that focuses on placing students at various branches of symbiosis universities. Let's understand the details of the SET Counselling Process 2023.

The participating colleges of Symbiosis International University conduct the counselling process after the declaration of results.

You shall be eligible for the SET Counselling Process 2023 based on your result. 

You must complete the registration form to appear for counselling in SET 2023.

Two rounds are included in the Symbiosis Counselling process:

  • Personal Interview
  • Written Ability Test

Upon clearing these rounds, you shall be shortlisted for the admission process.  

SET Counselling Important Dates 2023

Below we have given the important Symbiosis counselling dates for SET Exam in the table.

Any change in the dates shall be updated in this article.

Particular Date
Registration and Payment close on April 16, 2023 (Sunday)
SET Admit Card Test 01: 25th April for SET/SLAT and SITEEE on 6th May
Test 02: 3rd May for SET/SLAT and SITEEE on 14th May
Test 01 - May 06, 2023 (Saturday) SLAT: 09.00 am to 10.00 am
SET: 11.30 am to 12.30 pm
SITEEE: 02.00 pm to 03.00 pm
Test 02 - May 14, 2023 (Sunday) SLAT: 09.00 am to 10.00 am
SET: 11.30 am to 12.30 pm
SITEEE: 02.00 pm to 03.00 pm
Announcement of Result followed by Counselling May 24, 2023 (Wednesday)

Check: SET Exam Preparation

SET Counselling Process 2023

Here is the complete procedure for admission into various affiliated colleges of Symbiosis International University.

  • After the declaration of SET Results, you shall appear for the counselling process. 
  • The seat will be allotted based on merit and marks obtained in the SET 2023 exam.
  • You must register at the respective institution to attend SET Exam Counselling 2023.

1. Personal Interview

You must appear for the interview conducted by the panel of experts from Academics.

The interview shall include general awareness, Extracurricular activities, Academics and candidate-specific fields of interest, communication skills and overall personality.

Check: SET Exam Important Topics

2. Written Ability Test

  • You need to take a picture association test and write a short essay on any general topic the panel gives.
  • There could be subjective-type questions and answers round on the given topic.
  • For Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication [SCMC], Pune, the Symbiosis counselling process 2023 will include Studio Test besides PI, WAT and document verification.

SET Mock Test

SET Mock Test

Documents required for SET Counselling Process 2023

You can be eligible for counselling after clearing the exam above SET Cut Off.

You must carry all the above-mentioned documents while attending Symbiosis Entrance Test Counselling 2023.

If anyone fails to produce any mentioned documents at the Symbiosis Entrance Test Counselling venue, the authorities will not allow them for counselling.

  • 4 recent passport-size photos
  • Caste Certificate
  • Migration Certificate
  • School Leaving Certificate
  • Symbiosis SET Admit Card 2023
  • 10th Class passing Mark sheet and Certificate
  • 12th Passing Certificate and Mark sheet
  • Address proof
  • Caste Certificate
  • SET Score Card 2023

Check: SET Previous Year Papers

Institutes for SET Counselling Process 2023

Here is the Symbiosis counselling schedule for participating institutes in SET, registration date for admission, etc.

Day and Date Time Entrance Test Institutes
May 06, 2023 (Saturday) and
May 14, 2023 (Sunday)
11.30 AM to 12.30 PM SET Symbiosis Institute of Computers Studies and Research [SICSR]
Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS] - Pune
Symbiosis Center for Media & Communication [SCMC]
Symbiosis School of Economics [SSE]
Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS] - Noida
Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts [SSLA]
Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS] - Nagpur
Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS] - Bengaluru
Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS] - Hyderabad
Symbiosis Statistical Institute [SSI]

SET Seat Reservation 2023

As per the notice, some seats are reserved for students from different categories. Let us look at the table below to know the reservation rules for the SET 2023 Exam.

Category Reservation
Scheduled Caste 15%
Scheduled Tribe 7.5%
Differently-abled students 3%
Armed Forces Dependants (Wards of Serving/Retired) 5%
Kashmiri Migrants 2 seats over and above the sanctioned intake.

Check: SET logical reasoning preparation

SET Application Fee 2023

Suppose you accept the allocated seat and complete the admission formalities. You must pay INR 800 (GEN) and INR 650 (Other Category) as application fees for SET.

You must pay online or as Demand Draft (DD), favouring the Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT).

A similar procedure is to be considered for the admission process. 

After paying the admission fees, you should reach the directorial office to take an admission provisional letter.

Check: SET Exam Books

Symbiosis Counselling 2023: Admission Criteria for Various Institutions

Each institute will conduct WAT, PI, and ST. After the selection process, each institute affiliated with symbiosis university will declare the merit list. We have given the merit list for the previous year.

Category SCMS Pune, SSE Pune, SSCA Pune, SSLA Pune & SICSR Pune SCMS Noida SCMC Pune
SET exam scores 50 50 30
WAT scores 30 35 10
PI scores 20 15 30
Academic profile NA NA 20
Studio test NA NA 10
Total scores 100 100 100


We wish you the best of luck for the SET Counselling Process 2023! This structured, evidence-based process places students in various courses and branches of Symbiosis University.

Check: Symbiosis SET Cut-Off Marks 2023

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