The Symbiosis International University (SIU) has concluded the first day of the SET Exam. Read through the post completely to know about the detailed review of the SET BBA Examination. 

You can get an idea about the difficulty level and questions asked in the exam by going through the detailed SET Exam Analysis. You can go through the previous year's analysis and know the last year's trend of the SET Examination. 

SET Exam Analysis 2021

The total time duration to complete the exam is 150 minutes, i.e., 2 Hours 30 Minutes. To qualify for the next stage, you must score above the SET Cut off 2021 prescribed by the exam authorities. 

Due to the ongoing situation, the exam was conducted in online remote proctored mode. The number of questions was reduced from 75 to 60. The time duration was also reduced from 105 minutes to 90 minutes (60 minutes for MCQ and 30 minutes for WAT)

SET Exam Review 2021

Practicing Previous Year SET Question Papers will enhance your last-minute preparation for the exam. This way, you can improve your speed and know which questions are asked in the exam. 

Here is the detailed SET BBA Exam Analysis 2021 tabulated below. 

  • There was sectional timing in the exam. 
  • For each correct answer, one mark is awarded, while for each wrong answer, no marks are deducted. 
  • Overall the examination was easy to moderate level of difficulty. WAT was moderate level. 
Subject No. of Questions Asked Good Attempts Difficulty Level
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 12 8 Moderate
General Awareness 16 12 Easy
Quantitative Aptitude 16 10 Moderate
General English 16 9 Easy
Total 60 39 Easy to moderate

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Subject-Wise SET Exam Analysis 2021

Here is the detailed topic-wise analysis for each subject of the SET Exam 2021.

SET Quantitative Aptitude Analysis 2021

Check out the SET 2021 Exam Analysis for Quant from the below table.

Topics Number of questions
Linear Equation 1
Speed, Distance & Time 1
Percentage 2
Logarithms 1
Probability 1
Geometry 3
Simple Interest  1
Progression 1
Total 16

SET English Language Analysis 2021

The below table shows the SET Exam Review for the English Language.

Topics No. of Questions
Active & Passive 1
Nearest Meaning of given Sentence 1
Find the right conditional 1
Fill in the blanks 2
Meaning of Quote in Italics 3
Synonyms 1
Past perfect continuous sent 1
Para jumbles 3
Total 16

Written Ability Test

  • Work from home has distributed the work-life balance that most people usually struggle to find.
  • It does not matter how much you have, but what really matters is what you do with what you have.

SET General Awareness Analysis 2021

Go through the complete SET Paper Analysis for General Awareness from the below table.

  • There were questions based on Indian Defence, Sports, and Geography. 
Topics No. of Questions
Current Affairs 7
Static GK 5
Total 12

SET Reasoning Analysis 2021

Check out the detailed SET BBA Exam Review for the Reasoning subject below.

Topics No. of Questions
Statement & Cause 1
Clock 1
Coding and Decoding 1
Blood Relations 2
Alphanumeric Series 1
Order & Ranking 1
Calendar 1
Missing Series 2
Logical Sequence 1
Total 12

Previous Year SET Exam Analysis for BBA

As the SET Exam is arriving soon, go through the previous year's SET Exam Paper analysis to get an idea about how many questions are asked in each section. For the candidate's reference, we have provided the previous year's exam analysis for SET. 

SET Exam Analysis 2019

Section Difficulty level Good attempts
Quantitative Ability Easy to moderate 30-35
General English Easy to moderate 29-32
General Awareness Moderate 21-23
Analytical and Logical Reasoning Easy to moderate 24-29

SET Quantitative Ability Analysis 2019

The quant section was overall moderately tricky, but there were also a few relatively easy questions.

Topics Number of questions
Data Interpretation 3
Data Sufficiency 2
Number Series 4
Directions  4
Average 2
Time and Work 1
Set-Theory 1
Geometry 1
Mensuration 1
Rankings 1
Permutations and Combinations 5
Algebra 2
Percentage and its applications 6-7
Ratio and Proportion 4
Time, Speed, and Distance 2

SET General English Analysis 2019

This section was also moderately difficult. Go through the table below to understand the breakup of the section.

Topics Questions
Reading Comprehension 4
Vocabulary and its applications 16-17
Idioms and Phrases 3-4 
Fill in the blanks 5

SET General Awareness Analysis 2019

The section was comparatively easy than the other sections.

SET Logical and Analytical Reasoning Analysis 2019

This section was moderately difficult. Check out the table below to know how many questions are asked from each topic.

Topics Questions
Verbal Reasoning 9
Set-Theory 4
Coding and Decoding 3
Blood Relations 2
Arrangement and Puzzles 5
Visual Reasoning 1
Identify the missing number and Clocks 6

SET Exam Analysis 2018

Section  No. Questions Total Marks Good Score
General English 40 40 25-26
Quantitative 40 40 25-27
General Awareness 40 40 24-25
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 30 30 25-26
Total 150 150 99-104

SET English Analysis 2018

This section was very easy and doable.

Topics No. of Questions
RC 4-5
Vocab 8-9
Synonyms 3-4
Antonyms 3-4
implicit-explicit assumptions 1-2
One-Word Substitution 3-4
Idioms & Phrases 3-4

SET Quant Analysis 2018

This section was easy to moderate difficulty level.

Topics No. of Questions
Data interpretation 6-7
Numbers 2
Averages & Percentages 3
simple & compound interest & partnership 2
Time-Speed-Distance, work &effort 6
Mensuration 2
Equations 3-4

SET General Awareness Analysis 2018

Around 40% of the questions were from current affairs topics like awards, sports & personalities. The overall difficulty level was moderate.

SET Logical Reasoning Analysis 2018

This section was overall easy, and all the questions were doable.

Topics No. of Questions
Coding & Decoding 3-4
matrix arrangements 8-9
family tree, directions, logical puzzles, odd-man-out  2-3

SET Exam Review 2017

Topics Level of Difficulty
General English  Moderate
Quantitative Easy to Moderate
General Awareness Moderate
Analytical & Logical Reasoning Moderate

SET English Analysis 2017

Topics Number of Questions
Reading Comprehension 9-10
Word Meaning and Antonyms 8-9
Sentence Correction 1-2
Verbal Analogy 2-3
Para jumbles 2-3
Idioms and Phrases 3-4
Sentence Making 1
Voice 1
Fill in the Blanks 4-5
Prepositions 1-2

SET Quant Analysis 2017

Topics Number of Questions
Arithmetic 17-19
Algebra 4-6
Number System 8-9
Permutation and Combination 2-3
Mensuration 2-3

SET General Awareness Analysis 2017

This section was of Moderate difficulty level. The questions were asked from Current Affairs, business-related, abbreviations of institutions, general static awareness, and Economics and Indian History. 

SET Logical reasoning Analysis 2017

This section was time-consuming. The questions were asked from Coding-Decoding, Series and Arrangement, Missing Numbers, Visual Reasoning, Dictionary Arrangement. Questions from Blood Relations, Statement-Assumption, and Statement-Argument.


How is the SET Exam Analysis prepared?

By taking the feedback from students who appear in the exam, the SET Exam Analysis prepared. 

Is the SET Exam Analysis available for all the disciplines of SET courses?

Yes, candidates can find the detailed subject-wise analysis for each course offered in Symbiosis International University. 

What is the mode of SET Exam and for how many marks is the exam conducted?

The SET Exam is conducted in online mode and the exam is conducted for a total of 150 marks.

Is there any negative marking in SET 2021 Exam?

No, there is no negative marking in SET Exam. Hence candidates can attempt all the questions.

What is the duration of SET Exam 2021?

The SET exam is conducted for two and half hours in online mode.

What is the difficulty level of SET Exam?

As per the previous year trend, the SET exam is moderate level of difficulty. The General Awareness section is slightly difficult compared to other sections.

What is the Good Attempt in SET Exam?

As per the previous year analysis, 99-104 questions with accuracy is considered a good attempt in the SET Exam.

Is there any sectional cut off for SET Exam?

No, there is no sectional cut off marks in SET Exam. However, candidates need to qualify the overall cut off marks to be eligible for counselling stage.

Can I switch between sections in the SET Exam?

Yes, you can switch between sections and questions in the SET Exam. There is no rule of answering the questions in the same order. But try to complete the exam before the allotted time.