Updated On : August 2, 2023
Symbiosis International (Deemed University) will start the online registration process for Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) 2024, a university-level entrance test conducted annually for providing admissions to BBA, BCA, BA Mass Comm, BSc Economics Honours, etc.
The university offers programs under 8 different domains that include Law, Management, Computer Studies, Health Sciences, Media & Communication, Humanities & Social Sciences, Engineering, and Architecture & Design.
You must have completed class 12 or an equivalent exam from a recognized board with a minimum of 50% marks to be eligible for the entrance exam.
Read through the post to get a complete insight into the SET 2024 exam dates, eligibility criteria, selection process, etc.
Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET 2024): Exam Date for Test 1 and Test 2!
Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET 2024): Online Registration Dates will be released soon!
What is SET Exam? SET Exam is the entrance test conducted by Symbiosis International Univeristy (Deemed University) for undergraduate programs. It assesses aptitude in subjects like Quantitative Aptitude, English, Reasoning, and General Awareness.
The Examination Authorities will release the Symbiosis Entrance Test dates on the official website. Every year, the SET entrance test is conducted in two phases.
SET Entrance Exam Dates for both phases will be released in the official brochure.
The Symbiosis Entrance Test last date to fill out the SET application form will be announced on the Symbiosis official website, and the application fee for Symbiosis Entrance Test will have to be paid online or offline. Now you will be able to fill out the SET 2024 Application form.
|Exam name||Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET)|
|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|
|Selection Process||Entrance Exam|
|Written Ability Test|
|Syllabus||General English, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Skills, and General Awareness|
|Exam pattern||Multiple Choice Questions with no negative marking|
|Application fees||Rs. 1950/-|
|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|
|Exam date||To be notified|
Symbiosis University will start the online SET application process for the Symbiosis Entrance Test on the official website only.
Go through the table below to know all the important events related to the SET Exam 2024:
|SET Registration commences from||To be notified|
|Last Day to fill out SET/SLAT/SITEE 2024 Application Form||To be notified|
|Availability of Admit Card||To be notified|
|SET 2024 Exam Date||To be notified|
|Declaration of SET Results||To be notified|
There are three stages involved in the selection process of the Symbiosis entrance test: SET 2024 exam, Written Ability Test, and Personal Interview.
Based on the marks secured in these stages, you will be called for the SET counselling process.
Take a look at the below table to know the weightage of each stage:
|SET Participating Colleges||SET exam scores (scaled down to 50)||WAT score||PI scores|
|SCMS Pune (BBA)||50||30||20|
|SCMS Noida (BBA)||50||30||20|
|SCMS Nagpur (BBA)||50||35||15|
|SSE Pune (B.Sc.(Eco) Hons.)||50||30||20|
|SSLA (B.A-(Liberal Arts) Hons.)
(B.Sc.-(Liberal Arts) Hons.)
|SSI (B.Sc. (Applied Statistics and Data Science))||50||30||20|
|SCMC (BA (MC))||50||30||10+10(Portfolio/ Studio Test)|
What are the SET exam qualifications? Before proceeding with the SET registration form, the first and foremost important thing is to check whether you have met the SET Eligibility Criteria prescribed by the exam conducting body.
You are eligible to apply for the SET Exam 2024 if you satisfy the criteria specified below:
Check out the table below to know the eligibility criteria of SET exam for different courses offered by the university.
|SCMS-Pune||Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS]||Standard 12th pass or equivalent examination from any recognized board with a minimum 50% or equivalent grade (45% for SC/ST)|
|SCMS-Noida||Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS]-Noida||Standard 12th pass or equivalent examination from any recognized board with a minimum 50% or equivalent grade (45% for SC/ST)|
|SCMS-Nagpur||Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS]||Standard 12th pass or equivalent examination from any recognized board with a minimum 50% or equivalent grade (45% for SC/ST)|
|SSE-Pune||Symbiosis School of Economics [SSE]|
|SSLA-Pune||Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts [SSLA]|
|SCMS-Hyderabad||Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS]|
|SCMS-Bengaluru||Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS]|
|SICSR-Pune||Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research[SICSR]|
|SCMC-Pune||Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication [SCMC]|
Symbiosis International (Deemed University) provides reservations per the UGC guidelines for aspirants belonging to the SC/ST/PwD category.
The reservation rules for admissions at SIU are tabulated below:
|Armed Forces Dependants (Wards of Serving/Retired)||5%|
|Kashmiri Migrants||2 seats per program|
You can only fill out the application form of SET Exam online from the official website. You can follow the steps listed below while filling out the Application Form for SET 2024 Exam.
You can pay the application fee for SET 2024 online or offline. You have to choose anyone from the following four payment modes:
|SET Application Fee||Rs.1950/-|
|Program registration fee (mandatory)||Rs.1000/-|
As per the SET Exam Pattern 2024, the test shall be conducted online mode. 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 =SET 2024 Exam.
|Analytical and Logical Reasoning||12||12|
Being aware of the SET Exam Syllabus will help you know the important topics from the exam point of view and focus more on those topics to score good marks in the upcoming exam.
Look at the table below to learn the detailed syllabus for the SET entrance exam 2024.
|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|
Following a few expert preparation tips for the SET exam will help enhance your preparation levels and score good marks in the upcoming exam.
To ease your preparation, we have provided some tips provided by our experts at Supergrads.
During the preparation, it is important for you to know your weaknesses and strengths. It will help to build up strong areas and focus on the weaker areas to work hard. Start the preparation with the tough ones and next go to an easier one.
For successful preparation, refer to the best books for SET exam, 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.
|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|
Admit card of SET Test is an important document without which you will not be permitted to appear for further selection processes of SIU.
You can take the colour print of the SET Admit Card from the official website for both phases. If you apply for multiple tests, you should make sure to carry a separate hall ticket for each test.
Make sure to 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.
The SET entrance exam is conducted across 74 cities in the country. You can select up to 3 exam centres as per your choice while filling out the SET 2024 registration form.
Check out the table below to know the list of SET exam centres.
|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|
|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|
|Tamil Nadu||Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai|
|Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu|
|Jharkhand||Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Dhanbad|
|Kerala||Kochi/ Ernakulam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||Port Blair|
|Andhra Pradesh||Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam|
Symbiosis International University (SIU) will release the SET Exam Result 2024 on the official website.
You can download the scorecard from the official website for a duration of one month after the announcement of the result.
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 scored by you in the entrance exam, written ability test, and personal interview.
Cut Off marks of 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. Post the declaration of SET 2024 results, the university will release the cut-off on the official website.
Based on the cut-off marks, you are eligible for the next stage of the exam. The following factors are considered while determining the SET cut-off marks for Symbiosis Entrance Test 2024.
The participating colleges of Symbiosis International University conduct the counselling process after the declaration of results. Based on your result, you shall be eligible for SET Counselling 2024.
After the online test, the next round is GD and PI. Given below is the admission procedure for the SET exam 2024:
The SET Exam is conducted for admission into seven institutes of Symbiosis International University.
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
Students interested in pursuing undergraduate programs at Symbiosis university through SET 2024 should stay updated with the official website for SET registration dates and other important notifications. Prepare for the SET exam using study materials from SuperGrads. Additionally, enhance your general knowledge by exploring an article dedicated to SET Exam GK questions. Good luck!
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