SET - Symbiosis Entrance Test

The name Symbiosis is best defined as "Excellence." It is a preferred destination for students who simply desire to excel. One of the prime reasons for its excellence is the quality of students admitted to its institutes every year by means of its common entrance assesment. This page is dedicated to providing you all the information you may need about Symbiosis SET 2018.

Symbiosis SET is a joint common entrance test conducted for undergraduate admission at institutes of Symbiosis International University. This entrance exam is a sheer test of intelligence and speed and is mandatory written test for admission to undergraduate programmes of law,engineering,health sciences and design in following Symbiosis institutes namely:

  • Symbiosis Law School-[SLS] - Pune
  • Symbiosis Law School-[SLS] – Noida
  • Symbiosis Institute of Computers Studies and Research-[SICSR]
  • Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies-[SCMS] – Pune
  • Symbiosis Center for Media & Communication-[SCMC]
  • Symbiosis School of Economics-[SSE]
  • Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies-[SCMS]-NOIDA
  • Symbiosis Institute of Design-[SID]
  • Symbiosis School of Liberal Arts- [SSLA]
  • Symbiosis Law School [SLS] - Hyderabad

The Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT) also admits students through JEE Main conducted at the national level.

However, SET is not mandatory for the following:

  • Symbiosis institute of Technology (SIT).
  • Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS).
  • Symbiosis College of Nursing (SCON).
  • Symbiosis School of Photography (SSP).
  • Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts (SSLA):- (For International Baccalaureate (IB) students are exempt from SET)

Subject-wise distribution of questions and marks in SET Law 2018

Subjects No. of questions Marks allotted
Logical reasoning 30 30
Legal reasoning 30 30
Analytical reasoning 30 30
Reading comprehension 30 30
General Knowledge 30 30
Total 150 150

Symbiosis SET 2018 Eligibility

B.A., / B.B.A. L.L.B:-

The candidate must have passed XII (10+2) examination from any recognized Board with a minimum of 45% marks (40% for S.C. /S.T. candidates). Students who have appeared for their Standard XII final examination and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply, subject to submission of passing certificate at the time of the final admission.


XII standard examination pass from any stream or equivalent diploma in Engineering / Technology with minimum 50% marks (45% for SC / ST category candidates).


1. Passed XII or equivalent course in any discipline from any recognized Board/ Council/ University with minimum 50% marks for general (open) category and 45% marks for students of SC and ST category.

2. Qualifying the Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET), Personal Interaction and Written Ability Test (PI¬ WAT) of Institute.

BSc Medical Technology -

Std. XII Pass with any two of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Mathematics OR equivalent as decided by competent authority.

Bachelor of Design (B. Des) -

Essential:A candidate must have passed 10+2 (any stream ¬ Science, Commerce, Arts, etc.) or equivalent OR 10+3 diploma approved by State Board of Technical Education with minimum 50% aggregate marks obtained in the final examination to be eligible for the above¬mentioned program. A candidate appearing for the final examination of 10+2 grade or 10+3 Diploma program may also apply provided the results of the examination should have been declared by June of the admission year or prior to be eligible for the above mentioned program.

Desirable: The candidate should possess creative aptitude and the necessary skills to pursue Design Education as well as adaptability to new situations, which the profession demands. Candidates with the relevant portfolio would be preferred.

BA Mass Communication -

Students having completed 10+2 (or 10+3 Diploma approved by State Board of Technical Education) in any discipline from any recognised Board / Council / University with a minimum of 50% (45% for SC/ST) aggregate marks, or equivalent grades, are eligible to seek admission. Applicants expecting their 12th results may also apply. It is incumbent upon them to furnish proof of securing a minimum of 50% (45% for SC/ST) aggregate marks, or equivalent grades, at the time of the second round of admission.

BSc Nursing -

A candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology (PCB) and English each separately and must have obtained a minimum of 45% marks taken together in PCB at the qualifying examination i.e., (10+2). Furthermore, in the case of candidates belonging to SC/ST or other backward classes, the marks obtained in PCB, taken together in qualifying examination, must be 40% instead of 45% as stated above. English is a compulsory subject in 10+2 for being eligible for admission to B.Sc. (Nsg.)

B.Sc. (Economics) Honours -

XII pass from any branch with minimum 50% marks for the general category and 45% for students of SC/ ST category.
Qualifying the Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) and Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test (PI¬ WAT) of the School.

B.Tech -

Passed 10+2 examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/ Biotechnology/Biology/Technical Vocational subject Obtained at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) in the above subjects taken together

Good score in an entrance examination like SET (Symbiosis Entrance Test) or JEE ¬Main conducted in the year 2017.

BA.LL.B and BBA.LL.B (Five Years Integrated Programme) -

The candidate should have passed 12th (10+2) standard examination from any government recognized board with minimum 45% marks (40% for S.C. / S.T. student) in one attempt only (No Compartment / Supplementary). That candidate who has appeared for their H.S.C finals and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply, subject to submission of passing certificate by the notified date.

Applicants who have obtained 10+2 through Open Universities system directly without having any basic qualification are not eligible for the professional Law Courses.

Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) Registration / Application Form

SET Exam 2018 Application Procedure/Registration :-

Apply online at website:- from January 29, 2018 to April 14, 2018

The candidate may pay through i) Billdesk Gateway ii) Axis Bank Gateway iii) Indian Bank Gateway iv) Demand Draft.

Pay the Entrance Test fee of Rs.1750/- for each test. If you are registering for one test in the morning (SLAT/SEED) and one test in the afternoon (SET/SITEEE), the fees are Rs. 3500 (From January 29, 2018 to April 14, 2018).


Submit a Demand Draft (DD) of Rs. 1750/- for ONE Test (morning OR afternoon) OR Rs. 3500/- for TWO Tests (one from morning session and one for afternoon session) from any Nationalized Bank in favour of “Symbiosis Test Secretariat” payable at Pune.

Choose the mode of Payment as 'DD Payment' in "Make Payment" Tab. Take a print of the payment advice form, fill in the DD Details, sign and send it along with the DD to the Symbiosis Test Secretariat only at:

Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi, Dist.: Pune – 412115
Phone: 020-39116226/ 27.
Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) Exam Dates
Symbiosis SET 2018 Date:-

Test Cities

  • 1. Ahmedabad
  • 2. Bengaluru
  • 3. Bhubaneshwar
  • 4. Chandigarh
  • 5. Chennai
  • 6. Delhi
  • 7. Hyderabad
  • 8. Indore
  • 9. Jaipur
  • 10. Pune
  • 11. Kochi
  • 12. Kolhapur
  • 13. Kolkata
  • 14. Kota
  • 15. Lucknow
  • 16. Mumbai
  • 17. Nagpur
  • 18. Nashik
  • 19. Noida
  • 20. Gangtok
  • 21. Shillong

Symbiosis SET 2018 Paper Pattern:-

LAW (SLAT) 2018

Timing: 9.30 am to 12.00 noon

Sr No Section Number of Questions Total Marks
1. Logical Reasoning 30 30
2. Legal Reasoning 30 30
3. Analytical Reasoning 30 30
4. Reading Comprehension 30 30
5. General Knowledge 30 30
Total 150 150


Timing: 9.30 am to 12.00 noon.

Sr No Section Number of Questions Total Marks
1. Design Aptitude 150 150


Timing: 2.30 pm to 5.00 pm.

Sr No Section Number of Questions Total Marks
1. General English 40 40
2. Quantitative 40 40
3. General Awareness 40 40
4. Analytical & Logical Reasoning 30 30
Total 150 150


Timing: 2.30 pm to 5.00 pm

Sr No Section Number of Questions Total Marks
1. Physics 25 50
2. Chemistry 25 50
3. Mathematics 50 100
Total 100 200

All tests (SET/SLAT/SEED/SITEEE) are objective in nature. Each question has 4 responses. Candidate should choose an appropriate response.

There is no negative marking for wrong answers.

Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) Preparation

Planning and dedication are the keys to do well. First all plan a timetable for study keeping in mind your strengths and weaknesses. Allocate sufficient time for study, revision and solving of sample papers. Sample papers are an important component of SET preparation. They not only prepare you for the exam but also help you to assess your preparation. Most of all do not worry and stick to the basics always.

Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) Notification

Symbiosis SET 2018 Notification:-

Apply online at website:- from January 29, 2018 to April 14, 2018

Symbiosis SET 2018 Date - Saturday, May 5, 2018

Time -

Law (SLAT) / Design (SEED) - 9.30 am to 12.00 noon

Engineering (SITEEE) / General (SET) - 2.30 pm to 5.00 pm

Test Result - May 14, 2018