Symbiosis SET Exam 2024: Dates, Registration & Eligibility Criteria

Author : Paakhi Jain

Updated On : June 21, 2024

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Overview: Symbiosis International (Deemed) University's SET exam 2024 is all set to happen in May to provide admissions to various UG programmes in its group of institutes. Know the latest dates, exam pattern, eligibility and results here! 

Symbiosis International University (Deemed University) conducts the SET entrance exam for undergraduate programs. It assesses aptitude in Quantitative Aptitude, English, Reasoning, and General Awareness.

The exam dates have been released by the authorities. Unlike other years, the SET exam will be conducted in two phases from 5th May & 11th May 2024.  

Read through the post to get a complete insight into the SET 2024 exam dates, eligibility criteria, selection process, etc. 

Latest Updates:

Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET 2024):  Exam on May 5th & May 11th!

Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET 2024): Result Announcement: May 22nd, 2024! 

What is SET Exam 2024? 

Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET 2024) is a university-level exam conducted by Symbiosis International (Deemed University) in a Computer Based Test (CBT) mode. 

It is a common, mandatory exam to pursue various programmes offered by Symbiosis International (Deemed University) institutes.  

SET Exam 2024 Highlights

Features Details
Exam name SET 2024
SET Exam Full Form  Symbiosis Entrance Test 
Conducting Body Symbiosis International (Deemed University)
Exam Level University Level
Exam frequency Once a year
Exam mode Online (Computer-based test)
Exam Duration One hour (60 minutes)
Selection Process Entrance Exam
Written Ability Test 
Personal Interview
Syllabus General English, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Skills, and General Awareness
Exam pattern Multiple Choice Questions with no negative marking
Language English
Application fees INR 2250/- per test
Number of Seats 760 seats
Courses offered BBA, BCA, BA Mass Communication, BA/BSC Liberal Arts, BSc Economics/Economics (H)
No. of test cities 80
SET Exam date

Test 01 - May 05, 2024 (Sunday)
Test 02 - May 11, 2024 (Saturday)

Helpdesk No. 020-61936226/27
Official website http://www.set-test.org/

Symbiosis SET Exam 2024: Important Dates 

Events Dates & Time 
SET Registration commences from December 13, 2023
Last Day to fill out SET/SLAT/SITEE 2024 Application Form April 12, 2024 (Friday)
Payment closes on April 12, 2024 (Friday)
SET Exam Admit Card Live April 25, 2024 (Thursday) for SET Test 01
April 30, 2024 (Tuesday) for SET Test 02
SET Exam 1   11.30 AM to 12.30 PM
SET Exam 2  11.30 AM to 12.30 PM
Announcement of SET Exam Result May 22, 2024 (Wednesday)

Note: Depending on any unavoidable circumstances, the schedules and the nature/structure of the test can change, and all tests can be conducted entirely online or offline or in a combination of both modes at the discretion of SIU. 

List of courses offered through SET Exam

By appearing for the SET entrance exam, you can pursue any of the following courses offered at Symbiosis Group Institutes: 

  • B.B.A. - Honours / Honours with Research
  • B.C.A (Honours / Honours with Research)
  • B.B.A (Information Technology) - Honours /Honours with Research
  • B.A. (Mass Communication) - Honours / Honours with Research
  • B.Sc. (Economics)-Honours / Honours with Research
  • B.Sc. (Applied Statistics and Data Science) - Honours / Honours with Research

SET Exam Eligibility Criteria 2024

The SET entrance exam 2024 eligibility is mentioned below: 

  • For General Category: Passed Standard XII (10+2) or equivalent examination from any recognized Board with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade.
  • For SC/ST: Passed Standard XII (10+2) or equivalent examination from any recognized Board with a minimum of 45% Marks or equivalent grade.

You can also apply if you appear for the qualifying exam in 2024. However, you have to submit the passing certificate during the admission process.

SET Selection Process 2024

The first step in the selection process for SET is appearing for the exam. The SET admit card will be released on the official website. 

Here is the detailed selection process for the SET 2024 exam: 

  • You will be shortlisted for PI/WAT/ST-PI based on your respective marks. 
  • To be eligible for admission to any UG program, you must attend all components/tests of PI/WAT/ST-PI.
  • Only those who attend all components/tests of the selection process (PI/WAT/ST-PI) shall be considered eligible for the merit/wait/reject list to be generated.
  • Those who remain absent for any of the components/tests will be considered ineligible for the SIU's UG degree programme selection process.

The merit list for the SET entrance exam will be based on the following parameters: 

SET Participating Colleges

Entrance Test (60 marks)

Scaled up to 70 marks

WAT-PI  Total
SCMS Pune- B.B.A. - Honours / Honours with Research 70 30 100
SCMS Noida- B.B.A. - Honours / Honours with Research 70 30 100
SCMS Nagpur- B.B.A. - Honours / Honours with Research 70 30 100
SSE Pune B.Sc. (Economics) -Honours / Honours with Research 70 30 100
SICSR -
B.B.A (Information Technology) - Honours / Honours with Research
B.C.A - Honours / Honours with Research
70 30 100
SCMS, Bengaluru- B.B.A. - Honours / Honours with Research 70 30 100
SCMS, Hyderabad- B.B.A. - Honours / Honours with Research 70 30 100
SCMS-Hyderabad (BBA) 70 30 100
SSI, Pune- 
B.Sc. (Applied Statistics and Data Science) - Honours / Honours with Research
70 30 100

Once the colleges release the merit list based on exam scores, the SET counselling 2024 process will start. Make sure to keep checking the website for the latest updates on the admission process.

SET Mock Test

SET Mock Test

SET Exam College-Wise Eligibility Criteria 2024

You would want to know whether there are any qualifications for each college. Before proceeding with the SET exam registration form or knowing the syllabus, the first and foremost important thing is to check whether you have met the prescribed eligibility criteria of each college/course. 

You must check the eligibility criteria for the SET entrance exam for different courses offered by the university on the to avoid any stress during the exam. 

How to Fill out the SET 2024 Application Form?

You can only fill out the SET application form online, which is available on the official website. You can follow the steps below while filling out the Application Form for the SET 2024 Exam.

  • The first step is registration. After clicking on the "Apply Now" button on the official website, the online window to register for the exam will open.
  • If you have registered for the exam, click the "sign-in" button. Otherwise, click on the "register" button.
  • Once you click on the "register" button, you will be redirected to a new page. Here, you must read all the instructions carefully and then click on the "I Agree" button.
  • In the next step, fill in all the required details, such as your name, date of birth, category, mobile number, e-mail ID, etc., and upload a scanned photo and signature.
  • Next, proceed with payment, which can be made through credit, debit, or net banking options.
  • After getting the confirmation, save the page and get the necessary printouts.

Application fee for SET Exam 2024

You can pay the application fee online or offline. You have to choose anyone from the following four payment modes:

  • Billdesk Payment Gateway
  • Easebuzz Payment Gateway
  • Indian Bank Payment Gateway
  • Demand Draft (DD)
Particulars Application Fee
SET Application Fee Rs.2250/- per test 
Program registration fee (mandatory) Rs.1000/-

SET 2024 Admit Card

Admit card for the SET Test is an important document without which you will not be permitted to appear for further selection processes of SIU.

  • You can print the SET Admit Card color from the official website for both phases. If you apply for multiple tests, you should carry a separate hall ticket for each test.
  • You must reach the exam centre at least half an hour before the exam time mentioned in the call letter.

On the day of the exam, you must carry any of the following documents to the exam centre along with the Symbiosis Entrance Test admit card.

  • Passport Photograph
  • Driving License
  • Voter ID
  • PAN card
  • Aadhar Card
  • College/Institute ID

SET Exam Pattern 2024

As per the Exam Pattern 2024, the test will be conducted online. The SET question paper consists of 60 questions for 60 marks.

The time duration of the exam is 60 minutes, i.e., one hour. There is no negative marking for the Symbiosis Entrance Test.

Check out the table below to learn the detailed paper pattern of the SET 2024 Exam.

Subject Questions Marks
General English 16 16
Quantitative 16 16
General Awareness 16 16
Analytical and Logical Reasoning 12 12
Total 60 60

SET Exam Syllabus 2024

Being aware of the Syllabus will help you understand the important topics from the exam's point of view and help you focus more on those topics to score good marks in the upcoming exam. 

You may want to know the SET exam analysis for previous years to get an idea of the most common topics and the exam difficulty level. 

Look at the table below to learn the detailed syllabus for the SET entrance exam 2024.

Section Important Topics
English Synonyms, Antonyms, Error Spotting, Fill in the blanks, Analogy, Prepositions, Articles, Grammar, Vocabulary.
Quantitative Ability Percentage, Profit and Loss, Discount, Time, Speed and Distance, Algebra, Time and Work, Number System, Permutation and Combination, Probability
Logical Reasoning Arrangements, Coding-Decoding, Syllogism, Blood Relationship, Cubes, Assumptions, Series, Venn Diagram, Verbal Reasoning (cause and effect), Coding-decoding
General Knowledge Companies and Founders, Awards, Science, Sports, Books, Authors, Current Affairs

SET Seat Reservation 2024

Symbiosis International (Deemed University) provides reservations per the UGC guidelines for aspirants in the SC/ST/PwD category. The SET exam seat allotment is done as per these percentages once the exam result is announced. 

The reservation rules for admissions at SIU are tabulated below:

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 per program
International Aspirants 20%

SET Exam Preparation Tips 2024

Following expert preparation tips for the exam will enhance your preparation levels and help you score well in the upcoming exam.

To help you prepare, we have provided some tips from our experts at SuperGrads.

During the preparation, it is important to know your weaknesses and strengths. This will help you build strong areas and focus on the weaker areas to work hard. Start the preparation with the tough ones and then move on to the easier ones.

  • Allocate at least 2 hours for each subject in your daily plan and try to finish the planned task on time.
  • Read English newspapers daily to perform well in the General Awareness and General English sections. Also, this will help you get a grip on the Vocabulary section. 
  • You will learn problem-solving techniques and time-management skills by regularly taking mock tests.
  • Try to solve the question with one or more methods. This will increase your accuracy level in solving different types of questions.
  •  Also, you must ensure that you make short notes when preparing for the exam. The notes should include all the important formulas and concepts of each section.

SET Exam Previous Year Papers 

  • Practising SET question papers from previous years is one of the best preparation methods experts suggest.
  • Solving previous year's SET question papers will help improve your time management skills, speed, and accuracy in the final exam.
  • You will also get an idea of the difficulty level and type of questions asked in the exam.
  • With the help of previous papers, you can build your confidence levels too.

SET Exam Preparation Books 2024

For successful preparation, refer to the best books, which cover all the important topics. You must also ensure that the books explain concepts in depth.

The following are some of the best preparation books for the SET exam: 

Subject Book name Author/Publisher
English High School English Grammar and Composition Key Wren and Martin
Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis
Quantitative Aptitude Quantitative Aptitude for All Competitive Examinations Abhijit Guha 
Fast Track Objective Arithmetic Arihant Publications
Logical Reasoning A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning R.S. Aggarwal
How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for the CAT Arun Sharma

For the General Knowledge and current affairs section prepare from practice questions for GK for SET exam based on previous year papers.

SET 2024 Exam Centers

The SET entrance exam will be conducted across 76 cities in the country. You can select up to 3 exam centres as per your choice while filling out the exam registration form.

Check out the table below to know the list of SET exam centres: 

State Cities
Uttar Pradesh Agra, Aligarh, Prayagraj (Allahabad), Bareilly, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi
Gujarat Ahmedabad - Gandhinagar, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
Maharashtra Ahmednagar, Amravati, Aurangabad, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Thane
Delhi NCR Delhi-Gurugram, Faridabad, Noida-Greater Noida-Ghaziabad
Rajasthan Ajmer, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota
Haryana Ambala
Punjab Chandigarh- Mohali, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Patiala
West Bengal Asansol, Hooghly-Kalyani, Kolkata, Siliguri
Karnataka Bengaluru, Mysuru, Mangaluru(Mangalore), Belagavi(Belgaum)
Chhattisgarh Bhilai Nagar, Bilaspur, Raipur
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur
Odisha Bhubaneswar, Cuttack
Tamil Nadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai
Uttarakhand Dehradun, Roorkee
Delhi Delhi/NCR
Jharkhand Dhanbad, Ranchi
Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati
Sikkim Gangtok-Bardang
Telangana Hyderabad
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
Jharkhand Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Dhanbad
Kerala Kochi/ Ernakulam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur
Goa Panjim-Madgaon
Bihar Patna
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Port Blair
Meghalaya Shillong
Himachal Pradesh Bilaspur
Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam

Ensure you follow all the SET exam day instructions for a stress-free experience. 

SET Result 2024

Symbiosis International University (SIU) will release the SET Exam Result 2024 on the official website.

  • You can download the scorecard from the official website one month after the result is announced. 
  • Each institute will release a merit list of the shortlisted students for the next selection stage, i.e., written ability test and personal interview.
  • The final admission is provided based on the marks you scored on the SET exam, written ability test, and personal interview.

SET 2024 Cut off

Cut-off marks of the SET Exam are the minimum qualifying marks that you need to score to be shortlisted for the next stage of the selection process.

The SET Cut-off varies for each course at Symbiosis Institute. After the SET results are declared, the university will release the cut-off on the official website.

You are eligible for the next exam stage based on the cut-off marks. The following factors are considered while determining the SET cut-off marks for the Symbiosis Entrance Test 2024.

  • The number of students appearing for the exam 
  • The number of seats available
  • The difficulty level of the exam
  • Previous Year Cut-Off
  • Category

SET 2024 Counselling

The participating colleges of Symbiosis International University conduct the counseling process after the declaration of results. Based on your result, you shall be eligible for SET counseling. 

After the online test, the next round is GD and PI. Given below is the admission procedure for the SET exam 2024:

  • You will be for counseling based on the marks secured in the online test.
  • You must register for counseling at the respective institution.
  • You need to produce original documents to take part in further counseling rounds.
  • You must fill in your preferences and pay the requested fee during counseling.
  • Seat allotment after the exam depends on the choices filled, rank, category, and availability of seats.
  • After seat allotment, you have to complete other admission procedures.

Colleges Accepting SET Exam Score 2024

The Exam is conducted for admission into seven institutes of Symbiosis International University.

Below is the list of colleges accepting SET Exam scores.

College Name

Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS]- Pune

Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS]- Noida

Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS]- Nagpur

Symbiosis School of Economics [SSE]- Pune

Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts [SSLA]- Pune

Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS]- Hyderabad

Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS]- Bengaluru

Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research[SICSR]- Pune

Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication [SCMC]- Pune

Conclusion

Students interested in pursuing undergraduate programs at Symbiosis University through SET Exam 2024 should stay updated with the official website for the latest dates and other important notifications. 

Prepare for the exam using the latest study materials. Additionally, enhance your preparation by downloading SET previous year papers and mock tests from our website. 

Check: SET Mock Tests 2024 

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I Download SET Exam Admit Card 2024 ?

What are the details mentioned on the SET Scorecard 2024?

How to prepare for the SET Exam effectively?

What is the validity of SET score 2024?

Is there any negative marking in SET Exam 2024?

How many times is SET Exam conducted?

Symbiosis SET Exam 2024: Dates, Registration & Eligibility Criteria

Author : Paakhi Jain

June 21, 2024

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Overview: Symbiosis International (Deemed) University's SET exam 2024 is all set to happen in May to provide admissions to various UG programmes in its group of institutes. Know the latest dates, exam pattern, eligibility and results here! 

Symbiosis International University (Deemed University) conducts the SET entrance exam for undergraduate programs. It assesses aptitude in Quantitative Aptitude, English, Reasoning, and General Awareness.

The exam dates have been released by the authorities. Unlike other years, the SET exam will be conducted in two phases from 5th May & 11th May 2024.  

Read through the post to get a complete insight into the SET 2024 exam dates, eligibility criteria, selection process, etc. 

Latest Updates:

Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET 2024):  Exam on May 5th & May 11th!

Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET 2024): Result Announcement: May 22nd, 2024! 

What is SET Exam 2024? 

Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET 2024) is a university-level exam conducted by Symbiosis International (Deemed University) in a Computer Based Test (CBT) mode. 

It is a common, mandatory exam to pursue various programmes offered by Symbiosis International (Deemed University) institutes.  

SET Exam 2024 Highlights

Features Details
Exam name SET 2024
SET Exam Full Form  Symbiosis Entrance Test 
Conducting Body Symbiosis International (Deemed University)
Exam Level University Level
Exam frequency Once a year
Exam mode Online (Computer-based test)
Exam Duration One hour (60 minutes)
Selection Process Entrance Exam
Written Ability Test 
Personal Interview
Syllabus General English, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Skills, and General Awareness
Exam pattern Multiple Choice Questions with no negative marking
Language English
Application fees INR 2250/- per test
Number of Seats 760 seats
Courses offered BBA, BCA, BA Mass Communication, BA/BSC Liberal Arts, BSc Economics/Economics (H)
No. of test cities 80
SET Exam date

Test 01 - May 05, 2024 (Sunday)
Test 02 - May 11, 2024 (Saturday)

Helpdesk No. 020-61936226/27
Official website http://www.set-test.org/

Symbiosis SET Exam 2024: Important Dates 

Events Dates & Time 
SET Registration commences from December 13, 2023
Last Day to fill out SET/SLAT/SITEE 2024 Application Form April 12, 2024 (Friday)
Payment closes on April 12, 2024 (Friday)
SET Exam Admit Card Live April 25, 2024 (Thursday) for SET Test 01
April 30, 2024 (Tuesday) for SET Test 02
SET Exam 1   11.30 AM to 12.30 PM
SET Exam 2  11.30 AM to 12.30 PM
Announcement of SET Exam Result May 22, 2024 (Wednesday)

Note: Depending on any unavoidable circumstances, the schedules and the nature/structure of the test can change, and all tests can be conducted entirely online or offline or in a combination of both modes at the discretion of SIU. 

List of courses offered through SET Exam

By appearing for the SET entrance exam, you can pursue any of the following courses offered at Symbiosis Group Institutes: 

  • B.B.A. - Honours / Honours with Research
  • B.C.A (Honours / Honours with Research)
  • B.B.A (Information Technology) - Honours /Honours with Research
  • B.A. (Mass Communication) - Honours / Honours with Research
  • B.Sc. (Economics)-Honours / Honours with Research
  • B.Sc. (Applied Statistics and Data Science) - Honours / Honours with Research

SET Exam Eligibility Criteria 2024

The SET entrance exam 2024 eligibility is mentioned below: 

  • For General Category: Passed Standard XII (10+2) or equivalent examination from any recognized Board with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade.
  • For SC/ST: Passed Standard XII (10+2) or equivalent examination from any recognized Board with a minimum of 45% Marks or equivalent grade.

You can also apply if you appear for the qualifying exam in 2024. However, you have to submit the passing certificate during the admission process.

SET Selection Process 2024

The first step in the selection process for SET is appearing for the exam. The SET admit card will be released on the official website. 

Here is the detailed selection process for the SET 2024 exam: 

  • You will be shortlisted for PI/WAT/ST-PI based on your respective marks. 
  • To be eligible for admission to any UG program, you must attend all components/tests of PI/WAT/ST-PI.
  • Only those who attend all components/tests of the selection process (PI/WAT/ST-PI) shall be considered eligible for the merit/wait/reject list to be generated.
  • Those who remain absent for any of the components/tests will be considered ineligible for the SIU's UG degree programme selection process.

The merit list for the SET entrance exam will be based on the following parameters: 

SET Participating Colleges

Entrance Test (60 marks)

Scaled up to 70 marks

WAT-PI  Total
SCMS Pune- B.B.A. - Honours / Honours with Research 70 30 100
SCMS Noida- B.B.A. - Honours / Honours with Research 70 30 100
SCMS Nagpur- B.B.A. - Honours / Honours with Research 70 30 100
SSE Pune B.Sc. (Economics) -Honours / Honours with Research 70 30 100
SICSR -
B.B.A (Information Technology) - Honours / Honours with Research
B.C.A - Honours / Honours with Research
70 30 100
SCMS, Bengaluru- B.B.A. - Honours / Honours with Research 70 30 100
SCMS, Hyderabad- B.B.A. - Honours / Honours with Research 70 30 100
SCMS-Hyderabad (BBA) 70 30 100
SSI, Pune- 
B.Sc. (Applied Statistics and Data Science) - Honours / Honours with Research
70 30 100

Once the colleges release the merit list based on exam scores, the SET counselling 2024 process will start. Make sure to keep checking the website for the latest updates on the admission process.

SET Mock Test

SET Mock Test

SET Exam College-Wise Eligibility Criteria 2024

You would want to know whether there are any qualifications for each college. Before proceeding with the SET exam registration form or knowing the syllabus, the first and foremost important thing is to check whether you have met the prescribed eligibility criteria of each college/course. 

You must check the eligibility criteria for the SET entrance exam for different courses offered by the university on the to avoid any stress during the exam. 

How to Fill out the SET 2024 Application Form?

You can only fill out the SET application form online, which is available on the official website. You can follow the steps below while filling out the Application Form for the SET 2024 Exam.

  • The first step is registration. After clicking on the "Apply Now" button on the official website, the online window to register for the exam will open.
  • If you have registered for the exam, click the "sign-in" button. Otherwise, click on the "register" button.
  • Once you click on the "register" button, you will be redirected to a new page. Here, you must read all the instructions carefully and then click on the "I Agree" button.
  • In the next step, fill in all the required details, such as your name, date of birth, category, mobile number, e-mail ID, etc., and upload a scanned photo and signature.
  • Next, proceed with payment, which can be made through credit, debit, or net banking options.
  • After getting the confirmation, save the page and get the necessary printouts.

Application fee for SET Exam 2024

You can pay the application fee online or offline. You have to choose anyone from the following four payment modes:

  • Billdesk Payment Gateway
  • Easebuzz Payment Gateway
  • Indian Bank Payment Gateway
  • Demand Draft (DD)
Particulars Application Fee
SET Application Fee Rs.2250/- per test 
Program registration fee (mandatory) Rs.1000/-

SET 2024 Admit Card

Admit card for the SET Test is an important document without which you will not be permitted to appear for further selection processes of SIU.

  • You can print the SET Admit Card color from the official website for both phases. If you apply for multiple tests, you should carry a separate hall ticket for each test.
  • You must reach the exam centre at least half an hour before the exam time mentioned in the call letter.

On the day of the exam, you must carry any of the following documents to the exam centre along with the Symbiosis Entrance Test admit card.

  • Passport Photograph
  • Driving License
  • Voter ID
  • PAN card
  • Aadhar Card
  • College/Institute ID

SET Exam Pattern 2024

As per the Exam Pattern 2024, the test will be conducted online. The SET question paper consists of 60 questions for 60 marks.

The time duration of the exam is 60 minutes, i.e., one hour. There is no negative marking for the Symbiosis Entrance Test.

Check out the table below to learn the detailed paper pattern of the SET 2024 Exam.

Subject Questions Marks
General English 16 16
Quantitative 16 16
General Awareness 16 16
Analytical and Logical Reasoning 12 12
Total 60 60

SET Exam Syllabus 2024

Being aware of the Syllabus will help you understand the important topics from the exam's point of view and help you focus more on those topics to score good marks in the upcoming exam. 

You may want to know the SET exam analysis for previous years to get an idea of the most common topics and the exam difficulty level. 

Look at the table below to learn the detailed syllabus for the SET entrance exam 2024.

Section Important Topics
English Synonyms, Antonyms, Error Spotting, Fill in the blanks, Analogy, Prepositions, Articles, Grammar, Vocabulary.
Quantitative Ability Percentage, Profit and Loss, Discount, Time, Speed and Distance, Algebra, Time and Work, Number System, Permutation and Combination, Probability
Logical Reasoning Arrangements, Coding-Decoding, Syllogism, Blood Relationship, Cubes, Assumptions, Series, Venn Diagram, Verbal Reasoning (cause and effect), Coding-decoding
General Knowledge Companies and Founders, Awards, Science, Sports, Books, Authors, Current Affairs

SET Seat Reservation 2024

Symbiosis International (Deemed University) provides reservations per the UGC guidelines for aspirants in the SC/ST/PwD category. The SET exam seat allotment is done as per these percentages once the exam result is announced. 

The reservation rules for admissions at SIU are tabulated below:

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 per program
International Aspirants 20%

SET Exam Preparation Tips 2024

Following expert preparation tips for the exam will enhance your preparation levels and help you score well in the upcoming exam.

To help you prepare, we have provided some tips from our experts at SuperGrads.

During the preparation, it is important to know your weaknesses and strengths. This will help you build strong areas and focus on the weaker areas to work hard. Start the preparation with the tough ones and then move on to the easier ones.

  • Allocate at least 2 hours for each subject in your daily plan and try to finish the planned task on time.
  • Read English newspapers daily to perform well in the General Awareness and General English sections. Also, this will help you get a grip on the Vocabulary section. 
  • You will learn problem-solving techniques and time-management skills by regularly taking mock tests.
  • Try to solve the question with one or more methods. This will increase your accuracy level in solving different types of questions.
  •  Also, you must ensure that you make short notes when preparing for the exam. The notes should include all the important formulas and concepts of each section.

SET Exam Previous Year Papers 

  • Practising SET question papers from previous years is one of the best preparation methods experts suggest.
  • Solving previous year's SET question papers will help improve your time management skills, speed, and accuracy in the final exam.
  • You will also get an idea of the difficulty level and type of questions asked in the exam.
  • With the help of previous papers, you can build your confidence levels too.

SET Exam Preparation Books 2024

For successful preparation, refer to the best books, which cover all the important topics. You must also ensure that the books explain concepts in depth.

The following are some of the best preparation books for the SET exam: 

Subject Book name Author/Publisher
English High School English Grammar and Composition Key Wren and Martin
Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis
Quantitative Aptitude Quantitative Aptitude for All Competitive Examinations Abhijit Guha 
Fast Track Objective Arithmetic Arihant Publications
Logical Reasoning A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning R.S. Aggarwal
How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for the CAT Arun Sharma

For the General Knowledge and current affairs section prepare from practice questions for GK for SET exam based on previous year papers.

SET 2024 Exam Centers

The SET entrance exam will be conducted across 76 cities in the country. You can select up to 3 exam centres as per your choice while filling out the exam registration form.

Check out the table below to know the list of SET exam centres: 

State Cities
Uttar Pradesh Agra, Aligarh, Prayagraj (Allahabad), Bareilly, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi
Gujarat Ahmedabad - Gandhinagar, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
Maharashtra Ahmednagar, Amravati, Aurangabad, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Thane
Delhi NCR Delhi-Gurugram, Faridabad, Noida-Greater Noida-Ghaziabad
Rajasthan Ajmer, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota
Haryana Ambala
Punjab Chandigarh- Mohali, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Patiala
West Bengal Asansol, Hooghly-Kalyani, Kolkata, Siliguri
Karnataka Bengaluru, Mysuru, Mangaluru(Mangalore), Belagavi(Belgaum)
Chhattisgarh Bhilai Nagar, Bilaspur, Raipur
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur
Odisha Bhubaneswar, Cuttack
Tamil Nadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai
Uttarakhand Dehradun, Roorkee
Delhi Delhi/NCR
Jharkhand Dhanbad, Ranchi
Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati
Sikkim Gangtok-Bardang
Telangana Hyderabad
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
Jharkhand Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Dhanbad
Kerala Kochi/ Ernakulam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur
Goa Panjim-Madgaon
Bihar Patna
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Port Blair
Meghalaya Shillong
Himachal Pradesh Bilaspur
Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam

Ensure you follow all the SET exam day instructions for a stress-free experience. 

SET Result 2024

Symbiosis International University (SIU) will release the SET Exam Result 2024 on the official website.

  • You can download the scorecard from the official website one month after the result is announced. 
  • Each institute will release a merit list of the shortlisted students for the next selection stage, i.e., written ability test and personal interview.
  • The final admission is provided based on the marks you scored on the SET exam, written ability test, and personal interview.

SET 2024 Cut off

Cut-off marks of the SET Exam are the minimum qualifying marks that you need to score to be shortlisted for the next stage of the selection process.

The SET Cut-off varies for each course at Symbiosis Institute. After the SET results are declared, the university will release the cut-off on the official website.

You are eligible for the next exam stage based on the cut-off marks. The following factors are considered while determining the SET cut-off marks for the Symbiosis Entrance Test 2024.

  • The number of students appearing for the exam 
  • The number of seats available
  • The difficulty level of the exam
  • Previous Year Cut-Off
  • Category

SET 2024 Counselling

The participating colleges of Symbiosis International University conduct the counseling process after the declaration of results. Based on your result, you shall be eligible for SET counseling. 

After the online test, the next round is GD and PI. Given below is the admission procedure for the SET exam 2024:

  • You will be for counseling based on the marks secured in the online test.
  • You must register for counseling at the respective institution.
  • You need to produce original documents to take part in further counseling rounds.
  • You must fill in your preferences and pay the requested fee during counseling.
  • Seat allotment after the exam depends on the choices filled, rank, category, and availability of seats.
  • After seat allotment, you have to complete other admission procedures.

Colleges Accepting SET Exam Score 2024

The Exam is conducted for admission into seven institutes of Symbiosis International University.

Below is the list of colleges accepting SET Exam scores.

College Name

Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS]- Pune

Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS]- Noida

Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS]- Nagpur

Symbiosis School of Economics [SSE]- Pune

Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts [SSLA]- Pune

Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS]- Hyderabad

Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS]- Bengaluru

Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research[SICSR]- Pune

Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication [SCMC]- Pune

Conclusion

Students interested in pursuing undergraduate programs at Symbiosis University through SET Exam 2024 should stay updated with the official website for the latest dates and other important notifications. 

Prepare for the exam using the latest study materials. Additionally, enhance your preparation by downloading SET previous year papers and mock tests from our website. 

Check: SET Mock Tests 2024 

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