SET 2021: Updates, Application, Dates, Syllabus, Eligibility & Admit Card

Have you passed 12th standard? Do you want to secure admission into Symbiosis International University for pursuing UG education? If yes, this post will be of help to you. Here, we will have an in-depth analysis of SET 2021 examination.

SET 2021

SET stands for Symbiosis Entrance Test. In this post, readers will find the following details – SET 2021 schedule, important dates, application process, eligibility criteria, syllabus, admit card, result, counseling and admission process.

 

In short, this post contains all the important details that you need to know about SET! Come, let us take a closer look at the test-overview:

Name of the entrance exam:SET (Symbiosis Entrance Test)
Conducted by:Symbiosis International University
Mode of application:Online
Level:College/University
Frequency:Conducted once in a year
Purpose:Admission into UG programs
Mode of examination:Online
Medium (language) of examination:English
Duration:2 hours 30 minutes
Number of questions:100-150 (varies from one test to another)
Marking scheme:1 mark for each correct answer
Negative marking scheme:No
Nature of questions asked:MCQs

 

SET is a college/university level entrance examination. The main aim of this test is to facilitate admission eligible candidates into Symbiosis International University for UG level education.

 

Symbiosis International University is known to offer different types of UG level programs. Some such popular programs include – B.Tech. (Engineering), law (BA LL.B.), design (B.Des.), management (BBA) etc.

 

These academic programs are being offered under different ‘schools’ or ‘institutes’ such as – SIT (Institute of Technology), School of Law, School of Design etc. Based on the UG programs offered, SET (Symbiosis Entrance Test) can be classified into four exams –

  1. SLAT (Symbiosis Law Admission Test)
  2. SEED (Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design)
  3. SITEEE (Symbiosis Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Exam)
  4. SET BBA (also known as SET General)

 

Each year, hundreds of thousands of candidates appear for SET tests. This post has been crafted keeping their needs in mind.

 

Our SET guide can be divided into six sections –

  1. Section 1: SET 2021 schedule
  2. Section 2: Eligibility criteria
  3. Section 3: Application process
  4. Section 4: Syllabus and exam pattern
  5. Section 5: Admit card
  6. Section 6: Result, answer key, counseling and admission process

 

First of all, let us check out the schedule and flow of events –

 

SET 2021 Schedule & Important Dates

EventDate
Online application process to start on3rd or 4th week of January, 2021
Last date to submit online application form4th week of April, 2021
Admit card to be issued on4th week of April, 2021
Date of examination1st week of May, 2021
Result to be announced on2nd week of May, 2021
Counseling to start onAfter result declaration

 

SET consists of different entrance tests (engineering, law, management and design). Eligibility criteria may vary from one test to another. Let us take a closer look at these conditions –

 

SET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

In order to be considered eligible to appear for SET, a candidate must satisfy certain requirements. These requirements are academic and non-academic in nature. Am I eligible to take part in SET, some of you ask. Let us clear your doubts!

 

SITEEE Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum educational qualification required is – Passed 12th Science with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects from a recognized board.
  • Minimum aggregate marks required is – 45% (40% for SC/ST candidates).

 

SLAT Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum educational qualification required is – Passed 12th standard from a recognized board.
  • Minimum aggregate marks required is – 45% (40% for SC/ST candidates).

 

SEED Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum educational qualification required is – Passed 12th standard from a recognized board.
  • Minimum aggregate marks required is – 50% (45% for SC/ST candidates).

 

SET BBA Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum educational qualification required is – Passed 12th standard from a recognized board.
  • Minimum aggregate marks required is – 50% (45% for SC/ST candidates).

 

Candidates appearing for 12th board final examination are also eligible to take part in this test. However, they must be able to provide proof of passing board exam at the time of admission/counseling process.

 

A candidate can register for two separate tests. He/she eligible to take part in two tests (for example – both SITEEE and SET BBA). This can happen only when the said tests are being conducted in two different slots. And a candidate has to pay application fee for each test.

 

Nationality

  • Indian nationals are eligible to take part in this entrance exam.
  • NRIs, PIO and OCI card holders too are eligible to take part in this test.

 

Now that you’re knowledgeable about the eligibility criteria, let us check out the application process –

 

SET 2021 Application Process

Candidates may apply for SET online. Here’s the list of important dates related to SET application process

EventDate
Online application process to start on3rd or 4th week of January, 2021
Last date to submit online application form4th week of April, 2021
Admit card to be issued on4th week of April, 2021

 

SET application form-filling process can be broadly divided into three sections – registration, form-filling and payment of application fee. Let us take a closer look at this process –

 

Step by step registration process

  1. Visit the official website of SET (set-test.org).
  2. Search for ‘New registration’ link on the website and click on it.
  3. Fill up the registration for by entering required information (name, gender, contact number, email id etc).
  4. After entering basic information, click on ‘Save and continue’ button.
  5. Upload scanned image of your latest passport size photo.
  6. After uploading the photo, click on ‘Register’ button.
  7. On registering successfully, candidates will receive confirmation message on their email.
  8. After registration, candidates may start application filling process.
  9. Fill up the application form by entering details such as – personal information (name, age, gender etc), academic information, choice of exam center, choice of course, slot of exam etc.
  10. Upload scanned image of candidate’s passport size photograph and signature specimen.
  11. Pay application fee (online or offline).

 

Registering for two tests

A candidate may register for two tests (for example – SEED and SET BBA both). However, he/she must make sure that these tests are conducted in two different slots (one in morning shift and the second one in evening shift).

 

Application fee

  • Candidates must pay a sum of 1750 INR for one test. For two tests, the amount is 3500 INR.
  • Candidates may pay application fee online through credit/debit cards, net banking, internet payment gateways, UPI etc.
  • When it comes to offline payment, they may pay using a Demand Draft in favor of ‘Symbiosis Test Secretariats’, payable at Pune.

 

Let us check out SET syllabus and exam pattern now –

 

SET 2021 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

Let us take a closer look at the exam pattern. Here is everything you need to know about it –

 

Exam pattern

Medium (language) of examination:English
Duration:2 hours 30 minutes
Number of questions:100-150 (varies from one test to another)
Marking scheme:1 mark for each correct answer
Negative marking scheme:No
Nature of questions asked:MCQs

 

Syllabus may vary from one test to another. Come, let us take a closer look at test-wise syllabus –

 

SITEEE Syllabus & Marks Distribution

  • Physics: Optics, units and dimensions, electromagnetic induction, electricity, motion, work and energy, oscillations and waves, solids and fluids, thermodynamics etc.
  • Chemistry: Organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, hydrogen, alcohols, ethers, phenols, chemical bonding, equilibrium, thermodynamics, kinematics, biomolecules, polymers etc.
  • Mathematics: Differential calculus, integral calculus, probability, permutations and combinations, complex numbers, trigonometry, matrices and determinants, sequence and series etc.

 

Here’s section-wise marks distribution –

SectionNo of questionsMarks
Physics2550
Chemistry2550
Mathematics50100

SLAT Syllabus & Marks Distribution

SLAT syllabus contains the following topics –

  • Logical reasoning
  • Legal reasoning
  • General knowledge and current affairs
  • Analytical reasoning
  • Reading comprehension

 

Here’s section-wise marks distribution –

SectionNo of questionsMarks
Logical reasoning3030
Legal reasoning3030
GK & Current affairs3030
Analytical reasoning3030
Reading comprehension3030

SEED Syllabus & Marks Distribution

SectionNo of questionsMarks
Design aptitude150150

SET BBA (General) Syllabus

SET BBA or General syllabus contains the following subjects –

  • English: Grammar, verbal ability, vocabulary, synonyms & antonyms, reading comprehension etc.
  • Analytical and logical reasoning: True or false, pattern recognition etc.
  • General awareness: Economics, law, current affairs, culture, business etc.
  • Quantitative: Number system, probability, permutation & combination, geometry, algebra etc.

 

Here’s what the section-wise marks distribution looks like –

SectionNo of questionsMarks
English4040
Analytical and logical reasoning3030
General awareness4040
Quantitative4040

 

Let us move to section 5 now –

 

SET 2021 Admit Card

SET is known to release admit card in April each year. Candidates who have successfully applied for SET and paid application fee will be able to download their admit card online.

 

SET admit card is an important document. It contains important details about a candidate such as –

  • Personal details
  • Details about chosen test
  • Exam date and timing
  • Exam center
  • And more…

 

Candidates are supposed to bring valid admit card to SET exam center. Without valid admit card, candidate won’t be allowed to appear for the exam!

 

Candidates may follow these steps to download their admit card –

  1. Visit official website of SET.
  2. Search for admit card link and click on it.
  3. Enter relevant credentials and login.
  4. Admit card will appear on your screen.
  5. Take printout of your admit card and keep it safe for future use and reference.

 

SET 2021 Result

SET is known to release its result in the month of May each year. Around this time, candidates may keep an eye on the official website of SET. Result declaration is an online process.

 

How can I check my result, some of you may ask. Follow these steps to check your result –

  1. Visit the official website of SET.
  2. Login using relevant credentials.
  3. If the result has been announced, it will appear on your screen.
  4. Take printout of the result for future use and reference.

 

SET 2021 Counseling and Admission

Result declaration sets off the whole admission process into action. Soon after result declaration, SET will release its scorecard. The university also sets cutoff based on the availability of seats and number of applicants.

 

The counseling process will take place at pre-determined counseling centers. Selected candidates have to attend the event in person. They are supposed to carry the following documents while going to take part in counseling process –

  • 10th board marksheet
  • 12th board marksheet
  • 4 passport size photograph
  • SET admit card
  • LC (from school)
  • SET scorecard
  • Category certificate (if applicable)
  • Address proof
  • Demand Draft drawn in favor of SIU, payable at Pune
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