Symbiosis SET 2018 Exam Registration, Application form, Important Dates, Eligibility, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Result, Counselling

Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) 2018 will be held on May 05, 2018 for admission in various UG Courses. SET 2018 has 4 different papers, namely, SET General, SEED (SET-Design), SLAT (SET-Law) and SITEEE (SET-Engineering).The application form for SET 2018 has been released online. For B.Tech admission, SIT Engineering Entrance Exam (SITEEE) exam is conducted, whereas, SET General is commonly conducted for admission to other undergraduate courses. The registration for the entrance exam is common for all program-specific entrances. The aspirants need to register for the entrance exam by online mode only. Also, the applicants need to register for the institutes offering the choice of programmes by paying separate programmes registration fees. The applicants will be shortlisted for admission on the basis of the merit in the entrance examination. Check more details regarding the SET 2018 in the article below.

Symbiosis SET 2018 Exam Summary
Exam NameSymbiosis Entrance Test
Commonly known asSymbiosis SET 2018
Exam levelUniversity Level
Conducting AuthoritySymbiosis Institute of Technology
Exam StreamEngineering Entrance Exam

SET 2018 Exam Dates

There have been few changes in SET 2018. For example, from this year onwards, SET – Law test will be known as Symbiosis Law Admission Test (SLAT), SET -Design test will be referred to as Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED), SET- Engineering wil be known as SIT Engineering Entrance Exam (SITEEE). SET – General will continue as SET. Applicants can check the complete schedule for SET 2018 in the table below:

SET 2018Dates
Registration for SET 2018 commences from29 Jan 2018
Last date to submit the application form14 Apr 2018
Payment for the exam can be done until14 Apr 2018
Availability of SET 2018 Admit Card21 Apr 2018 to 05 May 2018
SET 2018 exam date05 May 2018
Entrance Test Time
  • Law (SLAT) / Design (SEED): 9.30 am to 12.00 noon
  • Engineering (SITEEE) / General (SET): 2.30 pm to 5.00 pm
SET 2018 Result will be declared on14 May 2018

Symbiosis SET 2018 2018 Eligibility Criteria

SET Eligibility criteria for Indian students:

  • Applicants should pass class XII or equivalent exam to fill SET application form.
  • Applicants must have passed in Physics, Mathematics and any one of Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Technical as vocational subject.
  • Applicants in general category must have obtained an aggregate marks of 45% and under reserved category an aggregate marks of 40%.
  • Applicants holding JEE Main and MHT CET ranks can also apply for SET.

SET Eligibility criteria for Foreign students/Non Resident Indians:

  • Applicants should have Physics, Mathematics along with any one of Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Technical (vocational) subject.
  • Applicants must secure aggrgate marks of 45% in case of general category and reserved category as 40%.

Symbiosis SET 2018 Application Form

If you are eligible you should waste no time in filling out the Symbiosis SET 2018 Application Form. There are separate application dates for applicants signing up for admissions through the SET and JEE Main.

For admissions through Symbiosis Entrance Test

  • You can register for both the exams i.e. morning session for law or design and afternoon session for general or engineering or health sciences on official website the link for which is registration you will produce a unique applicant SET ID.
  • You will need to upload your most recent photos in the application format as per guidelines.
  • You must make a payment for the Application form and prospectus fee i.e. INR 1500 by any of the following ways:-an online payment using credit cards, by net banking, cash payment in form of an e-challan, or the option from Axis Bank or Indian Bank and print out its challan. You have to sign and submit the pay in slip and send to the Collection centre at:

Symbiosis International University,

Symbiosis Test Secretariat, Gram: Lavale,

Tal: Mulshi, Dist.: Pune- 412115

  • The last option is payment by a Demand Draft from any nationalized bank drawn in favour of “Symbiosis Test Secretariat” to be payable at Pune. You need to sign a single copy of payment information for demand draft and send it with demand draft at the above stated address
  • The Admit/Hall card is obtainable on the authorized website from website from April until May

SET Exam Pattern

The SET exam pattern is given in details below:

  • Mode of Exam: The SET Exam was held through Pen & Paper mode.
  • Type: It was an objective type test.
  • Duration: The time duration of the entrance exam was 2 ½ hours (150 minutes).
  • Negative Marking: There was no provision of the negative marking.
  • Papers: The entrance exam has various papers: General, Design, Law, Engineering and Health Sciences. Applicant may choose to apply for one paper in each session.
  • Session: The exam was organized in two sessions: Morning Session (9:30 am to 12:00 noon) & Afternoon Session (2:30 pm to 5:00 pm)
    • The paper of Law and Design was conducted in the morning session and paper of General, Engineering and Health Sciences was held in the evening session.
    • Applicants can apply for more than one paper.
    • However, they have to choose one paper from morning and another from evening session.
SET PaperSubjectsQuestionsMarks
LawLogical Reasoning3030
Legal Reasoning3030
Analytical Reasoning3030
Reading Comprehension3030
General Knowledge3030
DesignDesign Aptitude150150
GeneralGeneral English4040
General Awareness4040
Analytical & Logical Reasoning3030
EngineeringPhysics25 50
Chemistry25 50
Health SciencesPhysics2550

Exam Preparation:

The Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) is an objective, pen and paper based examination. There will be a total of 150 questions spread across four sections, namely English, Quantitative, General Awareness, and Analytical & Logical Reasoning. The duration of the exam is two and a half hour, i.e. 150 minutes.

Exam Pattern Details and Tips:

Section No.SectionNumber of Questions
Reading Comprehension
Dictionary meaning

of different words

Quantitative AptitudeGeometry25
General AwarenessBusiness60
Legal Area
Analytical and Logical ReasoningCoding and Decoding40
Data Interpretation
Definitely True or False statements
Probably True or False statements

Section 1: English 

As the name suggests, this section will have questions testing your communication and language skills. Probably the most scoring if you’ve got a good hold on the English language, this section is all about scoring high marks.

Aspirants must brush up their knowledge of synonyms and antonyms. The reading comprehension can be tricky sometimes, so aspirants must practice as many RCs as possible. In the Grammar part, they will be assessed on their day to day grammar that is used in communication. To get a good grip over the language, aspirants must read the newspaper or e-paper every day.

Section 2: Quantitative Aptitude 

This section will consist of mathematical topics and concepts. Aspirants must be thorough with questions relating to ratios and proportion, divisibility, rational numbers, ordering, profit and loss, percentages, areas, volumes, mensuration, LCM, HCF, time, distance and work, truth tables, converse and inverse, relations and functions, questions on statements and also questions on equation of a line in trigonometry, and statistics.

To crack this section, aspirants can first look to attempt easy and scoring questions. These questions can be solved fast and with high accuracy. This way, aspirants can spend more time on harder questions.

To prepare well for this section, aspirants must practice quantitative questions on a regular basis. They should mark the difficult topics and spend more time on them. The only way to score in this section is to practice all topics thoroughly.

Section 3: General Awareness

This section will cover general knowledge questions including topics like Business, Legal areas, current affairs, geography, history, economy and Health sciences. Applicants should go through the newspaper and the television news daily and must be thorough will all the current affairs across the world. Magazines are another good source of information.

Applicants can also utilise social media portals like Google Plus, Facebook and Youtube to seek general knowledge and know what’s happening around the world.

Section 4: Analytical and Logical Reasoning

In this section applicants need to focus on data analysis. Applicants will be tested on their ability to analyse the given situation or problem and be able to solve it. Analytical reasoning will comprise of Data Sufficiency and Problem Solving questions.

Topics like coding and decoding, data interpretation, true or false statements, date and time arrangement problems, sequences and series etc. will be covered under this section.

Similar to the quantitative aptitude section, this section also requires aspirants to practice as many problems as possible. Sections which the aspirants find difficult must be stressed upon.

Seat Reservation

Scheduled Caste15%
Scheduled Tribe7.5%
Differently Abled3%
Kashmir Migrants2%
International Applicants15%
Defense Quota5%

Symbiosis SET 2018 Admit Card

Symbiosis SET 2018 Admit Card will be available for the applicants from 21st April 2018 to 05 May 2018 on the official link. Applicants can download the SET 2018 Admit card till the last date of entrance test. Applicants are requested to save and take printout (hardcopy) of the admit card till the completion of admission process in Symbiosis Institutions. Applicants must paste their latest passport size, colored photograph on their.

Symbiosis SET 2018 Preparation Tips

The following are the Symbiosis SET 2018 Preparation Tips for the examination

  • Make clear in your mind that you scan through your notes a day before exam.
  • Never read a new topic on exam day.
  • Be positive and stress-free.
  • Sleep well the night before the exam.
  • Reach your destination early with at least two forms of identification.
  • Make sure that you have pen, pencil, eraser and other stationery required.
  • Trust your preparation and give your best.
  • Don’t get fear for tough questions.
  • Spend the first three minutes scanning through the complete paper.

SET Syllabus 2018

SET 2018 question paper consists of questions from the following subjects.


SynonymsAntonymsError Spotting
Fill in the blanksAnalogyPrepositions

Quantitative Ability:

PercentageProfit and LossDiscount
Time, Speed and DistanceAlgebraTime and Work
Number SystemPermutation and CombinationProbability

Logical Reasoning:

Blood RelationshipCubesAssumptions
SeriesVenn Diagram

General Knowledge:

Companies and FoundersAwardsScience
SportsBooks and AuthorsCurrent Affairs

Legal Reasoning:

Indian Penal CodeIndian Contract ActFamily Law
Legal MiscellaneousIndian ConstitutionLaw of Torts

Analytical Reasoning:

Verbal Reasoning (cause and effect)Ratio and ProportionProfit, Loss and Discount
Permutation and CombinationTime and WorkBlood Relations
MensurationClocks and CalendarNumber Series
Questions on seriesSituation-based Decision MakingCoding-decoding
Number SystemProbabilityMixtures

Exam Preparation Books:

Here is a list of some of the preparation books that applicants can seek guidance from. Apart from these books, applicants can also refer sample papers and mock tests, which are easily available online.

Book NameAuthor
Concepts of Physics – Volume 1H. C. Verma
Concepts of Physics – Volume 2H. C. Verma
Problems in General PhysicsI. E. Irodov
Complete MathematicsMcgraw Hills Education
Comprehensive MathematicsMcgraw Hills Education
Organic ChemistryMorrision & Boyd
Concise Inorganic ChemistryJ. D. Lee
Bachelor of Pharmacy Entrance Exam GuideRPH Editorial Board
The Pearson Guide to the CLATPearson
Study Package for CLAT and LL.B Entrance ExaminationA. P. Bhardwaj
LST CLAT Books and MaterialC. L. Media
Data Interpretation and Logical ReasoningArun Sharma

Symbiosis SET 2018 Results

Symbiosis International University (SIU) will be publishing Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) results. Symbiosis SET 2018 Results are expected to be published on 14th May 2018. After SET results got published several colleges under SIU will start their selection process.

Applicants who have appeared in SET 2018 can check their results at the official web page of SIU. Applicants must provide their login credentials such as SET ID and Password while logging in.

Symbiosis SET 2018 Answer Key

Symbiosis International University releases the Symbiosis Entrance Test 2018 Answer Key through online mode. SET answer key 2018 will be provided after the entrance test in the month of May 2018.  The answer key contains the correct answer of the question paper

Symbiosis SET 2018 Counselling

After the declaration of SET 2018 results some colleges under symbiosis will go for Symbiosis SET 2018 Counselling and admission procedure. There won’t be a centralized counselling for admission process. All the applicants must participate in the counselling procedure conducted by respective institutes under SIU.

All the admissions will be done on the basis of performance in test. The SIT (Symbiosis Institute of Technology) will be considering the scores of SET, JEE Main, MHT CET.

If Applicant having query regarding SET 2018, then you may leave your query down below.


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