Symbiosis is responsible for conducting entrance tests for SET, SLAT, SEED, SIT EEE for admission into undergraduate courses in Economics, Design, Mass Communication, Engineering, Law., Management, Liberal Arts, Culinary Arts, and Computer Studies. It is an online exam and will be conducted at different timings.

  • Those who want to pursue Under Graduate (UG) course in the relevant discipline should attend for SET Exam 2021.
  • The SET 2021 entrance exam is of objective nature. Symbiosis conducts four entrance tests namely Engineering (SIT EEE), Design (SEED), Law (SLAT), for management, and other courses (SET).
  • Symbiosis will be conducted across 80 cities simultaneously.
  • Each test will be conducted for 150 minutes and no extra time is allotted to the candidates at any cost.
  • SET 2021 Exam will be conducted in two shifts in the morning and Evening for different courses.
  • No negative marking for the wrong answer. Candidates can attempt all the questions without fear.
  • Symbiosis University will declare the exam dates shortly on the official website.
  • Candidates must ensure to bring SET Admit Card 2021 to the examination center.

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SET Exam Pattern 2021 Highlights

Name of the Entrance Exam SET 2021
Name of the University Symbiosis International University
Conducting Body SIT
Type of Exam Objective
Exam Mode Online
Total Number of Paper SET, SIT EEE, SEED, SLAT
Timings Morning Session: 9:30 am to 12.00 noon (Reporting time: 07:30 am)
Afternoon Session: 2.30 pm to 5.00 pm (Reporting time: 12:30 pm)
Duration of the Exam 150 minutes
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SET Exam Pattern 2021 & Marking Scheme

Candidates have a look at SET Exam Pattern 2021 below for all the four entrance exams. The exam is conducted for admission into undergraduate programs. For the preparation of the Symbiosis SET exam, applicants need to know the SET 2021 exam pattern for all the streams.

  • The symbiosis entrance exam is conducted for the Law, Design, Engineering, and General Courses.
  • It is set to conduct 150 marks for all the streams except for the engineering stream that will be conducted for 100 marks.
  • It is a computer-based online exam and the question paper will be of objective type i.e four multiple-choice options are given for every question.
  • Candidates have to choose the correct answer for each question. For every right question, you will gain one mark except for the engineering exam. For the engineering exam, you will be awarded 2 marks for each correct answer.
  • The main advantage of this exam is no negative marking is allocated.
  • The symbiosis entrance test comprises four question papers that will be conducted two in the morning and the other two in the evening.

SLAT Exam Pattern 2021 (Law)

  • SET Law exam will be conducted for 150 marks
  • SET Law Question paper comprises of questions from the topics general knowledge, reading comprehension, analytical reasoning, legal reasoning, and logical reasoning.
  • Each section consists of 30 questions and each question carries one mark.
S.No Section Total Marks No.of Questions
1. General Knowledge 30 30
2. Reading Comprehension 30 30
3. Analytical Reasoning 30 30
4. Legal Reasoning 30 30
5. Logical Reasoning 30 30
Total 150 150

SEED Exam Pattern 2021 (Design)

  • Candidates who are opted for the design course will have to prepare for the design aptitude section.
  • 150 Questions will be asked in this section. Each question carries one mark for a total of 150 marks.
S.No Section Total Marks No of Questions
1. Design Aptitude 150 150
Total 150 150  -

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SET Exam Pattern 2021 (General)

  • SET General exam paper will be conducted for 150 marks
  • The SET Questions paper comprises of questions from the sections General awareness, Analytical reasoning, Quantitative and English.
  • Each question carries one mark.
S.No Section Total Marks No of Questions
1. Analytical and Logical Reasoning 30 30
2. General Awareness 40 40
3. Quantitative 40 40
4. General English 40 40
Total 150 150 150

SIT EEE Exam Pattern 2021 (Engineering)

Candidates who are attending for SET Engineering entrance exam will have to prepare from the engineering subjects such as Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.

  • 100 Questions going to be asked from the mathematics section only.
  • Physics & Chemistry sections contain 50 questions each.
  • Each section carries 2 marks. The total question paper will be conducted for 200 marks.
S.No Section Total Marks Number of Questions
1. Mathematics 100 50
2. Physics 50 25
3. Chemistry 50 25
Total 200 100

Symbiosis SET 2021 Important Topics

Before starting your preparation, it is important to know the complete SET Syllabus 2021. In this article, we have given the SET Exam pattern and important topics to prepare for the exam. Apart from these topics, refer to popular SET books that are available in the market.

English Quantitative Aptitude General Awareness Analytical and Logical Reasoning
  • Para jumbles
  • Verbal Ability
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Reading Comprehension Passages
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Probability
  • Geometry and Mensuration
  • Number System
  • Algebra
  • Awards and Entertainment
  • Current affairs
  • Law
  • Sports
  • Health
  • Economics
  • Business and Corporate
  • Pattern Identification
  • Definitely False or True, Probability False or True Statements
  • Coding

Important Topics for SIT EEE (Engineering)

Here is the list of important topics that need to be prepared to score the highest marks in the SIT EEE exam. Solving SET Mock Tests will help improve your speed and accuracy.

Physics Chemistry Mathematics
  • Communication Systems
  • Electronic Devices
  • Atoms & Nuclei
  • Dual Nature of Matter
  • Optics
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Alternating Current and Electromagnetic Induction
  • Magnetism
  • Magnetic effect of current
  • Current electricity
  • Electrostatics
  • Relations & Functions
  • Chemistry in Everyday life
  • Bio-molecules
  • Coordination compounds
  • Surface chemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Electrochemistry
  • Solutions
  • Solid State
  • Probability
  • Linear Programming
  • Three-dimensional geometry and vectors
  • Calculus
  • Algebra

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What is the pattern of the SET Exam 2021 General paper?

The SET Exam 2021 General Questions paper comprises of questions from the three: sections General awareness, Analytical reasoning, Quantitative and English. There are a total of 150 questions in the exam and each question carries 1 mark. The duration of the exam is 2.5 hours.

How many subjects present in the SET Law Exam 2021?

There is a total of five subjects in the SET Law Exam 2021:

  • General knowledge
  • Reading comprehension
  • Analytical reasoning
  • Legal reasoning
  • Logical reasoning.

Is SET Exam difficult?

As per the previous year exam analysis, the difficulty level of the SET Question paper will be moderate level. With the proper preparation strategy, students can easily get qualified in the SET Exam 2021.

Is there cut off in the SET Exam?

Yes. There is a cut off in the SET Exam. There is a different cut off for each institute and it is decided by the respective institutes. If you want to know cut off, you need to contact the particular institute.

What is the syllabus for the SET Exam Quantitative Ability section?

The syllabus for the SET Exam Quantitative Ability section includes topics like Percentage, Profit and Loss, Discount, Time, Speed and Distance, Algebra, Time and Work, Number System, Permutation and Combination, Probability.

Can I prepare for SET Exam in one month?

Yes. You can easily prepare for the SET exam in on month with proper preparation methods and following expert tips. Solving previous year papers will help you answer any type of question easily. Ensure to study all the topics from the highly recommended books by experts.