Symbiosis International University Entrance Test (SET) 2012


The body responsible for conducting SET is Symbiosis International University. Students who wish to pursue B.B and B.BA can enroll for the Entrance test. There are 200 seats together allocated for these courses. It is compulsory to qualify in the written exam in order to get admittance for the above course. However there are no written tests for Symbiosis institutes of Technology (SIT) and the Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS).

Structure of SET

The SET paper is conducted for five subjects. They are

The duration for each session is 150 minutes. The paper is conducted in two sessions. Students are allowed to take more than one paper. The first three exams are usually held in the first session. The Design and General paper is conducted in the afternoon.

Syllabus of SET

The law section will hold 15 questions from:

  • Logical
  • Analytical reasoning
  • Legal reasoning
  • General knowledge
  • Comprehension

The portions for Engineering and Health sciences are the same. The paper will be having 100 questions each.

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics

The syllabus for the afternoon session is Design aptitude and English. It will hold 100 questions.

The English paper will be having 150 questions from

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

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who wish to apply for SET should have passed plus two. The minimum marks required is 50 % and above for general class people. There is an exception of 45 % marks for those belonging to other classes.

The candidate should not be more than 20 years. The upper age limit for candidates belonging to other class is 22 years.

How to Apply?

Candidates can apply online. They can either apply through the official website of SET or through the institute’s website. The application fees is Rs 1500/-. Payment can be submitted either through a Demand Draft or by a credit card. It should be withdrawn in favour of the officer in charge.

How to fill the Form?

The candidates after filling the application form are required to take a print out of the same for reference. They should fill the online application very carefully. Students are required to upload their passport size photograph awhile submitting the form. They should bring the admit card and an ID proof while appearing for the test.

Important Dates

  • Last date to submit the fees is by April 3rd week, 2012
  • Final date for online application is by 2nd week of April, 2012
  • Exam will be held by 1st week of May, 2012
  • Results will be published by May 3rd week, 2012

Contact Address for SET

  • Symbiosis Law School (SLS), Senapati Bapat Road, Pune - 411004, Maharashtra, India
  • Tel: +91-20-25655114/25665117
  • Telefax: +91 -20-25671711
  • E-mail: [email protected]
  • Web:,

Colleges Accepting the SET Score

  • Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication
  • Design Score is meant for admission to Symbiosis Institute of Design
  • Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies
  • Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research
  • Symbiosis School of Management

Reference Books for SET

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

Coaching Centers for SET

  • Career Shapers
  • Career Launcher
  • Aakash Institute
  • Academy of Fashion & Design

List of SET centers

  • Ahmedabad
  • Kochi
  • Bengaluru
  • Kolhapur
  • Bhubaneshwar
  • Kolkata
  • Chandigarh
  • Lucknow
  • Chennai
  • Mumbai
  • Delhi
  • Nagpur
  • Hyderabad
  • Nashik
  • Indore
  • Noida
  • Jaipur
  • Pune

How and Where To Get the Results?

The SET score will be published on the official website.

Study Plan

In order to qualify for SET one should really work hard. Study materials are available on net. Only by practice one can learn how to manage time. This is one of the important parts in a test. One should be able to finish the paper within the time limit. It is only possible through hard work. Another method is to divide the portions and start studying from the weaker sections. This will definitely be beneficial. It would also help them to understand the portion well. They can also practice through mock test.

Cutoff Marks

The Cutoff marks are different for different universities. Some of the expected

Cutoff marks are:

  • 102-105 SCMS
  • 75 and above for SSE
  • 80-82 for SIMC
  • 92-94 for SICR

Score Validity

The validity period of SET score is one year.



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6 Responses to “Symbiosis International University Entrance Test (SET) 2012”

  1. 6
    astha goel:

    kindly give me the links for sample papaers for the entrance exam in sid

  2. 5
    suyash gautam:

    what will be the centre for examination of set 2012?

  3. 4
    Gautam Dhara:

    Kindly let me know if entrance to Symbiosis Law NOIDA centre is also through the same entrance test conducted by SET

  4. 3

    is it possible to apply for symbiosis institute of design now for 2012

  5. 2
    Indira Basu:

    Could you please send me links to SET (general) sample papers for undergrad mass communication, so that i know what the pattern of questions is like?

  6. 1
    pavan kumar:

    sir iam studying civil 4th yeari want the information when the i.e.s exam wil be in 2012?