What is SET?? It is an entrance exam for admission to various undergraduate courses. In this article, you will find all the details about SET 2021 registrations, fees, SET 2021 dates, syllabus, etc.
SET 2021 is a gateway to the eight prestigious Symbiosis Institutes in India. SET exam is a national level entrance exam and is conducted only once a year in online mode across various cities in the country. Read the article below to know more about SET 2021 registration, admission process, SET application form, SET exam dates 2021, fees, eligibility criteria, syllabus and other relevant details.
Refer to the table below to know the Important dates and events for SET 2021 exam.
|SET 2021 registrations begin (open)||18-Feb-2021|
|Last date of application||04-Jun-2021|
|SET 2021 admit card availability||14-Jun-2021|
|SET 2021 exam||27-Jun-2021|
Students must fulfill the below-mentioned eligibility criteria to be able to appear for the Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) 2021 exam:
SET 2021 application window has opened on February 18, 2021. The SET application forms 2021 are available online on the official website of Symbiosis International (Deemed University). The application form is the same for all the courses and the applicants will have to choose their preference while filling the SET 2021 application form.
Aspirants should keep the following documents ready before filling up the SET 2021 application form:
Check out the steps mentioned below to know how to apply for SET 2021 exam.
Candidates who successfully register for the SET 2021 exam have to make a fee payment online using credit card, debit card, net banking or UPI. Candidates can pay the application fee through Billdesk Payment Gateway, Easebuzz Payment Gateway or Indian Bank Payment Gateway. Take a look at the table below to know the SET application fee for different exams:
|Course||Fee (in Rs.)|
|SET- General / SLAT / SEED||1950|
Candidates can also pay the application fee offline through a demand draft from any nationalised bank drawn in favour of ‘Symbiosis Test Secretariat’ payable at Pune. To make payment through a DD candidates need to take a print out of the payment advice form, fill in the details and sign and send it along with the DD to Symbiosis Test Secretariat at
SYMBIOSIS TEST SECRETARIAT SYMBIOSIS INTERNATIONAL (DEEMED UNIVERSITY)
Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi,
Dist. : Pune- 412115
The fee for one session is Rs 1950 and for two the fee is Rs 3950. The Secretariat will authenticate the details of the Demand Draft and will then send a confirmation email.
The admit cards for SET 2021 will be issued to those candidates who have successfully registered for the SET exam and have paid the application fee. The admit cards will be released on the official website on June 14, 2021. Check out the steps mentioned below to know how to download the SET 2021 admit card.
The candidates must know that SET admit card is a mandatory document to be carried to the exam centre. They will not be allowed to enter the exam centre without the admit card. They must carefully check the information mentioned on the admit cards such as the name of the applicant, exam date, venue, time and contact details. Candidates must also carry a valid photo ID proof issued by the Government of India to the exam centre. They must affix a recent passport-size photograph on the admit card which matches the one uploaded in the SET application form.
The table below depicts the SET test centres across the country where the exam will be held in computer-based test mode. Candidates can choose up to three test centres according to your preference. The exam is conducted in as many as 80 cities. Check the list below:
|Ahmednagar||Kochi / Ernakulam|
|Chandigarh / Mohali||Noida/G Noida/Ghaziabad|
|Gangtok / Bardang||Roorkee|
SET 2021 exam will be conducted in computer-based test mode. The SET question paper 2021 will have four sections which will have questions based on Analytical and Logical Reasoning, General Awareness, General English and Quantitative Aptitude. There will be multiple-choice questions. Check the table below to know the SET 2021 exam pattern:
|Exam mode||Computer-Based Test mode|
|Test duration||105 minutes|
|Number of sections||4|
|Exam timings||2:30 PM to 4:15 PM|
|Type of questions||Multiple-choice questions with four options each|
|Marks per question||1 mark|
|Negative marking||There will be no negative markings|
The questions weightage is as under for the SET 2021 exam.
|Analytical and Logical Reasoning||15||15|
There isn’t a specific syllabus prescribed by Symbiosis International (Deemed University), however, SET 2021 question paper will have questions from topics related to Analytical and Logical Reasoning, General Awareness, General English and Quantitative Aptitude. To ace the SET exam, students need to thoroughly study these topics and sub-topics.
The Analytical and Logical Reasoning section will have questions from topics such as Arrangements, Series, Blood Relations, Syllogisms, Assumptions, Venn Diagrams, Coding and Decoding, Situation-based questions, Verbal Reasoning (cause and effect), Arguments and Situations, Strong and Weak Arguments, Statements and Conclusions, etc.
General English sections will have topics related to Grammar, Jumbled Sentences, Synonyms and Antonyms, Phrases, Reading Comprehensions, Analogy, Error Spelling, Vocabulary, Fill in the blanks, etc.
The Quantitative Skills section will have Class 10-level mathematics. It will have questions from topics such as Percentage, Profit and Loss, Discount, Time and Work, Probability, Number System, Time , Speed and Distance, Algebra, Permutation and Combination, etc.
The last section of the SET 2021 question paper is General Awareness. The section will have questions related to Current Affairs, Companies and Founders, Awards, Sports, Science, Books and Authors, etc.
Ideally, an applicant must start preparing six months in advance if he/she wishes to ace the SET exam. Students must focus on scoring well in each section to ace the exam. They must practice ample number of mock tests and sample papers. With dedication and sincerity, it is possible to nail the exam like a pro. CollegeKampus has a range of articles providing key tips and tricks on how to prepare for SET 2021 exam.
SET results 2021 will be announced on July 8, 2021. The result cum scorecard will be available on the official website of SET. The SET scorecard can be accessed using the login credentials.
SET 2021 results/scorecard will have details such as applicant’s name, SET registration number, roll number of the applicant, section-wise scores and overall scores. The scorecard will be available on the website until one month after the announcement. The scorecard will be valid for the academic year 2021-24.
SET admission process includes three steps, i.e. SET 2021 exam, Group Discussion, Written Ability Test and Personal Interview. Candidates who clear the SET exam and match the cutoff released by each Symbiosis Institute will be called for the GD-PI-WAT round. The cutoff is different for all the institutes and courses. Each individual institute will release its own cutoff.
Check out the table below to know the SET selection criteria and the weightage given to each selection round through SET exam 2021.
|SET Participating Colleges||SET exam scores (scaled down to 50)||WAT score||PI scores|
|SICSR Pune||50||20||20+10 (academic profile|
SET 2021 exam is a gateway to the prestigious Symbiosis Institutes for various undergraduate programmes. Each participating institute releases its own individual cutoff and conducts the counselling process. Check out the table below to know the list of colleges that accept SET exam scores along with the courses they offer:
|Institute’s Name||Courses offered|
|Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research [SICSR], Pune||-BBA (IT)|
|Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS], Pune||BBA|
|Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS], Noida||BBA|
|Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication [SCMC], Pune||B.A Mass Communication|
|Symbiosis School of Culinary Arts [SSCA], Pune||B.Sc Culinary Arts|
|Symbiosis School of Economics [SSE], Pune||B.Sc Economics Hons.|
|Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts [SSLA], Pune||-B.A Liberal Arts|
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