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SET 2018 Application form and Exam Dates

Updated On - February 8th 2018

SET 2018 or Symbiosis Entrance Test is scheduled on May 5, 2018 for all the courses. Symbiosis International University will now conduct different entrance test for various courses under SET. From 2018 onwards, SET Law Test will be known as Symbiosis Law Admission Test (SLAT), SET Design Test as Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED), SET Engineering Test as SIT Engineering Entrance Exam (SITEEE).

SET General will continue to be the common entrance test conducted by the university. These exams will be conducted in an online mode across various cities of India. The exam is scheduled for May 2018. 

Symbiosis Application process 2018 are available on official website till April 14, 2018. Candidate can appear for more than 1 paper. The application for Symbiosis Entrance Test is INR 1500. Note that candidates who want take admission in health science and engineering courses using scorecard of an entrance test other than SET can apply directly to the respective institutes. 

All the exams will be held on May 5, 2018 in different slots. SET is held in 2 sessions- morning and evening session. In morning session Law and Design paper is conducted. General, Engineering and Health Sciences papers are conducted in the evening session. Check Symbiosis Test Pattern

SET 2018 Exam Dates

SET Application Form are available online from January 29, 2018 to April, 2018. Candidates can refer to the complete SET 2018 schedule provided below:

Start of Online RegistrationJanuary 29, 2018
End of Online RegistrationApril 14, 2018
Last date to pay the application feeApril 14, 2018
Admit Card releasesApril 21, 2018
Date of ExaminationMay 5, 2018
Declaration of ResultsMay 14, 2018
Commencement of Counselling (for SET applicants)June 5, 2018
Commencement of Counselling (for JEE Main applicants)June 12, 2018

Courses Offered by SIU

Symbiosis International University has about 15 different institutes pertaining to different fields and situated in various locations. The programmes offered by these institutes are listed below:

  • Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Laws (B.A, LL.B.)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration & Bachelor of Laws (B.B.A, LL.B.)
  • Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration Information Technology (BBA - IT)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
  • Bachelor of Science or B.Sc. (Medical Technology)
  • Bachelor of Design (B. Des)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Mass Communication) or B.A.(MC)
  • Bachelor of Science (Nursing) or B.Sc.(Nursing)
  • Bachelor of Science (Economics)- Honours or B.Sc.(Eco)-Honours
  • Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech)
  • Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Laws (B.A, LL.B.)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration & Bachelor of Laws (B.B.A, LL.B.)
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A)-(Liberal Arts)
  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)- (Liberal Arts)

SET 2018 Eligibility

The SET eligibility varies for each programme. Candidates must refer to the eligibility requirements for the relevant course before applying. The detailed SET eligibility for various programmes are provided below.

For SLAT (Symbiosis Law Admission Test)-  Minimum 45% marks in Class XII from any recognized Board (40% for S.C. /S.T. candidates).

For BBA-IT and BCA- Class XII from any stream or equivalent diploma in Engineering / Technology with minimum 50% marks (45% for SC / ST category candidates)

For BBA- Qualified 10+2 or equivalent course in any discipline with Minimum 50% marks (relaxation of 5% for SC and ST) from any recognized Board / Council / University

For B.Sc. (Medical Technology)- Pass in Class XII with any two of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Mathematics OR equivalent

For SEED (Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design)- Pass in Class XII (any stream) or equivalent or 10+3 diploma approved by State Board of Technical Education with minimum 50% aggregate marks

For B.A. M.C.- Pass in Class XII (any stream) or equivalent or 10+3 diploma approved by State Board of Technical Education with minimum 50% aggregate marks (45% for SC/ST)

For B.Sc. Nursing- Qualified 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English individually. Minimum 45% aggregate marks (relaxation of 5% for SC and ST)

For B.Sc. Eco Hons- Class XII pass from any branch with minimum 50% marks for the general category and 45% for SC/ ST category

For SITEEE (SIT Engineering Entrance Exam)-  Pass in Class 10+2 examination with Minimum 45% aggregate marks (40% for reserved category) in Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of Chemistry / Biotechnology / Biology / Technical Vocational subject

For B.A. (Liberal Arts) and B.Sc. (Liberal Arts)- Pass in Class 12 from a recognized Board

SET 2018 Application Form

SET 2018 application process involves registration and payment to preferred institutes under SIU. The step by step process to apply for SET 2018 is provided below:

  • Visit the official website,
  • Register for SET 2018 in order to generate your SET ID.
  • Please note that for Engineering and Health Sciences, it is not necessary to register for SET if the candidate wishes to specify JEE (Main) score. Such candidates can apply directly to their preferred institute.
  • All other candidates must remember to upload the scanned image of their latest photograph in the required format and size, at the time of online registration.
  • Next step is to pay the application fee amount.
  • The fee can be paid using either online or offline methods of payment.
  • Then, the candidate will need to pay the fee amount for the chosen institute before the due date.
  • After successful registration, all eligible candidates will be issued admit cards.

SET 2018 Application Fee

Candidates who wish to apply for SET 2018 must pay an amount of INR 1500 as application fee. It must be noted that this fee amount is non-refundable. Also, the category of the candidates has no effect on the fee amount. Reserved category candidates must also pay the same fee as General candidates.

There is a total of five payment options available to remit the SET 2018 application fee. Three of these are online methods of payment while two are offline options.

Online Mode of Fee Payment

If a candidate chooses to pay the application fee online, he can pay via a Credit card, Net Banking or Indian Bank Net Banking.

Offline Mode of Fee Payment

In order to pay the SET 2018 application fee in offline mode, there are two options available – through cash or using a Demand Draft (DD).

SET 2018 Admit Card

SET 2018 Admit Card will be made available on the official website of SIU on April 21, 2018. Candidates will be required to log into their accounts and download their hall ticket. It must be noted that admit cards will not be sent to individual candidates by post.

Follow the steps given below to download SET Hall Ticket:

  • Visit the official link.
  • Click on “SET 2018 Admit Card Release”
  • Enter your SET ID and date of birth or password.
  • View and save the admit card.
  • Take a printout of the hall ticket and preserve it carefully.

SET 2018 Exam Pattern

SET exam will have five papers pertaining to different streams. These papers are – General, Law, Engineering, Health Sciences and Design.

In the morning session, Law and Design papers will be conducted. And, in the afternoon session, General, Engineering and Health Sciences will be conducted. Candidate can opt for two papers but they must be in different sessions.

The SET 2018 Exam Pattern details are mentioned below:

Exam Pattern Highlights
Mode of testOnline
Format of testObjective
Duration of test2 hours 30 minutes
Timings of SessionsForenoon – 9:30 am to 12:00 pm, Afternoon – 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Marking SchemeNo negative marking

The number of sections in each question paper and the subjects tested vary depending on the type of paper. The total number of questions and total marks is also different. The details are as discussed below.

Paper nameSectionsTotal QuestionsTotal Marks
Law1. Logical Reasoning 2. Legal Reasoning 3. Analytical Reasoning 4. Reading Comprehension 5. General Knowledge150 (30 in each section)150
DesignDesign Aptitude150150
General1. General English 2. Quantitative 3. General Awareness 4. Analytical and Logical Reasoning40 40 40 30150
Engineering1. Physics 2. Chemistry 3. Mathematics25 25 5050 50 100
Health Sciences1. Physics 2. Chemistry 3. Biology25 25 5050 50 100

SET 2018 Results

Candidates will be able to check the SET Results on May 14, 2018 on the official website.

The merit list will be prepared in order of the marks scored by the candidates. The cut-off for SET 2018 will be decided on the basis of several factors, such as difficulty level of the exam, the number of appearing candidates and the fixed intake for each course.

Follow the steps given here to download your SET 2018 Score Card:

  • Visit the official SET website.
  • Click on the link “SET 2018 Results”.
  • Enter your SET ID and password.
  • View and save your SET 2018 score card.

SET 2018 Counselling

The counselling process will start from June, 2018 for SET candidates and from June 12, 2018 for candidates who have applied on the basis of JEE Mains score. The SET counselling process is open to only those candidates whose name is in the merit list.

In order to participate in the counselling process, candidates must be physically present at the reporting centre. There will be further rounds of selection such as GD and PI. After all rounds, have been completed, the finally selected candidates will be allotted seats on the basis of their total score.

Candidates must carry the following documents in original as well two sets of photocopies of the same:

  • Class X marks sheet and qualifying certificate
  • Class XII marks sheet and qualifying certificate
  • SET 2018 Admit Card
  • JEE Main Score Card
  • Migration and School Leaving Certificate
  • Caste certificate

Reservation Policy

SIU offers the provision of reservation for candidates belonging to certain categories. This is in accordance with the UGC guideline 2006. The details of reservation offered by all SIU institutes are given below:

Reservation IntakePercentage Reservation
Within the sanctioned intakeScheduled Caste - 15 %
Scheduled Tribe - 7.5 %
Differently Abled - 3 %
Over and above the intakeKashmir Migrants - 2 seats per programme
International Students – 15 %
Defence Quota5 % for SLS PUNE and SICSR, SCMS Pune

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


Fee Structure

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1 Comment
Sangam Goyal

Sir, I am pursuing B.Com from Rajasthan University and will appear in final year exams in march'17. I wish to do LLB thereafter. Is there such course available in symbiosis? and procedure for admission in such course.

06 Mar, 2017 12:00

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