How to Prepare for Symbiosis Entrance Test?


Symbiosis is one of the prominent institutes in India. Getting admission into the institute is a dream of many students, so they need to take the entrance exam for having their dream. Symbiosis offer courses like Management, Law, Design, IT and computer application and Medical technology programs etc. The entrance exam is conducted in national level and around 17 test centres will be provided for the candidates.

Structure of Symbiosis Entrance Test

The exam is of objective type with multiple choices. There is a negative marking system for each wrong answer so the students should carefully mark the answer from the four options. There are totally 150 questions and the students are asked to complete the test within two and half hours. The five areas of the question are

  • English
  • Quantitative
  • General awareness
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Logical Reasoning

Syllabus of Symbiosis Entrance Test

There is no proper syllabus for the exam. The students should practice the questions from the above domains.


Out of 150 questions English carries 25 questions and the students can practice certain areas like

  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Dictionary meaning of different words
  • Correct grammar usage and their rules etc.

Quantitative Aptitude

It also carries 25 questions and the areas need attention are

  • Geometry
  • Algebra
  • Statistics

General Awareness

This section carries out 60 questions and students should know the current issues and events in

  • Business
  • Health
  • Legal Area etc.

Analytical and Logical Reasoning

This section carries 40 questions and the areas covering are

  • Coding and decoding
  • Data interpretation
  • Definitely true or false statements
  • Probably true or false statements etc.

Reference Books for Symbiosis Entrance Test

Some books which can be referred to are

  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R.S. Agarwal
  • Mental Aptitude by Subhkamna Publications
  • Data Interpretation and Logical reasoning’ by Arun Sharma
  • NCERT of 9th to 12th standard

Study Plan for Symbiosis Entrance Test

Practice and Practice is the short cut for scoring high. They can practice with the text book of the same or can get the study material in net. They have to learn to adjust the time and solve each question within the prescribed time. So the best way of preparing for the exam is to practice number of mock tests and understand the weak area.



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15 Responses to “How to Prepare for Symbiosis Entrance Test?”

  1. 15
    Si Chan:

    I have applied for SET Engineering. What is the syllabus for it? 11th and 12th NCERT PCM or only 12th?

  2. 14
    Ankita Chatterjee:

    I would like to know any particular website where i can get some question papers for SET in SSE.

  3. 13
    Prashant Sharma:

    which University is good for doing B.B.A.LLB?

  4. 12

    The time alotted for the student can be extended.

  5. 11
    sibojyoti chakrabarti:

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  6. 10

    actually i’m a 12th sci appeared student desiring to appear for the set for sse symbiosiis school of economics …
    i need some due help for knowing the general syalabus n some reference books for the general paper

  7. 9
    pratishtha rana:

    which stream should i opt for in 11th std. to go in media and journalism and give SET exam?

  8. 8

    i request u
    if u can jst available us the solved samples for symbiosis law entrance (i.e. bba,llb) 5years integreted course as the exam is going to be held on 5th may i need the same before 30th of april.

  9. 7
    manasvi agrawal:

    question paper for law and general last two years and how to prepare for symbiosis entrance test held on 05-05-2011

  10. 6
    sonali seth:

    entrance test of symbosis for bba course will have higher maths or not……….?

  11. 5
    dilip kotwani:

    My son who has just appeared for his XII ISc commerce in 2012 , would like to appear for SET , to qualify for BMS ( Bachelors In media studies ) . Please advise on the preparations for same

  12. 4

    Respected sir,
    I want to say that sir i am dropper of iit and now i have decide to do bca from symbosis sir can u please give me the information that how should i prepare for the exams conducted for bca by your institiution

  13. 3
    sakshi lal:

    when is the entrance test of bba?

  14. 2
    saurav dutta:

    what’s percentile required of MAT in simbiosis ?

  15. 1

    Dear Sir/Madam,
    I am a B.Pharmacy student. Am I eligible for the above exam? Which field is more suitable to me(I mean for a B.Pharmacy student)?
    Please send me the related information.
    Yours faithfully,