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Symbiosis Entrance Exam Day Instructions

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : July 29, 2022


As Symbiosis International University is conducting the entrance exam in remote proctored mode, a lot of you might be confused about the instructions to be followed. 

You need to be extra cautious while taking up the exam and keep a few things checked before you proceed with the exam. 

This post shall take you through the detailed Exam Day Instructions for SET 2023. 

Know guidelines to be followed while taking up the online exam from a remote place. Make sure to follow the instructions without fail to have a smooth performance in the exam.

  • You must be seated in front of the desktop or laptop facing the webcam or inbuilt camera throughout the examination.
  • Ensure that there is enough light falling on your face so that you are captured clearly.
  • Dresscode for the exam is formals or smart casuals.
  • Apart from the candidate, there should be no one else in the surrounding.
  • You must have your mobile phone with the number that is registered with SET. You may be contacted if necessary, hence keep your mobile phone with you. 
  • Ensure that the infrastructure requirements are fulfilled for the remote proctored assessment

These are the basic instructions for the examination. Now, let us understand the guidelines to be followed before the test, during the test, and after the test.

SET Instructions Before the Test

Check out the guidelines to be followed and not to be followed before the exam commences.

Things To Do

  1. Seek your parent's consent before the test as your video will be recorded throughout the test.
  2. Read the FAQs on Remote Proctored Test to get any query resolved.
  3. Ensure your seating place is a comfortable place with enough brightness and light facing you.
  4. Keep your required writing material approved by the authorities ready in hand. 
  5. Make sure your laptop is charged and plugged into power.
  6. Check if your login ID and password are correct. 
  7. Disable your antivirus on the system before taking up the test.
  8. Do “allow” for permission for webcam from your browser settings.
  9. Ensure all other applications, folders and files are closed, before launching the Launcher
  10. Do check your system configuration is as per the prescribed configuration by the authorities. 

Operating System: Windows 7,10 and Ubuntu LINUX (14.1 and 16) version;  RAM: 4GB of RAM;  Processor: Intel Core i3 (or equivalent) and above;  HDD: 100 MB of free space;   Internet speed: minimum 2mbps;  Browser: Google chrome (for the best experience)

Things Not To Do

  1. Do not change the system tested by you and made ready during Dry Run Check.
  2. Do not move away from your computer and webcam range.
  3. Do not have a light source behind you or at an angle that will cast any shadow on your face.
  4. Do not keep any paper, device, or equipment that is not approved by the examination authorities.

SET Exam Day Instructions During the Test

There are few important guidelines you need to follow during the SET examination that is listed below:

Things To Do

  1. Accept the Terms and Conditions displayed on the test window.
  2. Read and understand the Test Instructions, Section Instructions and Question level instructions.
  3. Keep a check on the timer. 
  4. Look for any onscreen messages and respond immediately as per the message received.

Things Not To Do

  1. Do not cover the webcam at any point of the examination. 
  2. Do not create virtual setup of screen mirroring or casting your screen.
  3. Do not consume any breakfast/meal/snacks/beverage.
  4. Do not cover or mask your face.
  5. Do not change the seating posture.
  6. Do not talk to anybody while taking the Test.
  7. Do not try to use any other application other than Launcher on the system.

SET Exam Guidelines After the Test

After completing the test, ensure to follow the below instructions carefully

Things To Do

  1. Do a manual submit of responses to questions by pressing the ‘Submit’ button once you have completed the exam.
  2. Do click on the “Exit assessment” button to ensure successful submission of the assessment and to close the browser.
  3. Do “Right Shift+Esc” to Exit the Browser, if it takes more than 5 min. for the system to close the browser on its own.
  4. Do wait for the browser to close
  5. Restart your computer to reverse all temporary system changes made for the Test.

Things Not To Do

  1. Do Not try to re-take the Assessment unless specifically instructed to do so
  2. Do not try to reach out to the Helpdesk to know your score and result

Read Detailed SET Exam Day Instructions PDF


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