SET 2021: Registration, Dates, Application Form, Syllabus, Pattern

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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.

Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) is an entrance test conducted by Symbiosis International (Deemed University) for admission to various undergraduate courses such as Management, Law, Engineering, Economics, Design, Mass Communication, Computer Studies, Liberal Arts and Culinary Arts.

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.

EventsDates
SET 2021 registrations begin (open)18-Feb-2021
Last date of application04-Jun-2021
SET 2021 admit card availability14-Jun-2021
SET 2021 exam27-Jun-2021
Result declaration08-Jul-2021

SET 2021: Eligibility Criteria

Students must fulfill the below-mentioned eligibility criteria to be able to appear for the Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) 2021 exam:

  1. Applicant must have passed Class 12 or equivalent from a recognised board in relevant stream
  2. Applicant must have obtained at least 50% aggregate in Class 12 (45% for reserved category)
  3. Applicants awaiting Class 12 results can also apply provisionally provided they submit a passing certificate
  4. Applicants who have completed class 12 or equivalent from a Foreign board must present an equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

SET 2021 Application Process

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:

  1. Recent passport size photograph
  2. Class 10 and Class 12 mark sheets
  3. Date of birth certificate
  4. Photo ID proof
  5. Caste certificate (if applicable)

How to Apply for SET 2021?

Check out the steps mentioned below to know how to apply for SET 2021 exam.

  1. Visit the official website of SET
  2. Click on ‘Register Now’ button on the homepage
  3. Carefully read the instructions and fill in details such as name, date of birth, email ID, address, preferred test city, etc. as requested
  4. Upload the required documents such as signatures and photographs
  5. Finally, click ‘Save and Continue’ to submit the SET application form
  6. The candidates will be redirected to the fee payment page

SET Application Fee 2021

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:

CourseFee (in Rs.)
SET- General / SLAT / SEED1950
SITEEE2000

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.

  • Carefully and clearly fill the application form
  • The information filled by the candidates must be valid and if it is found to be false, the admission can be cancelled
  • The photograph uploaded should not be older than three months
  • Enter a valid email ID and mobile number as the candidates will receive communication on the registered number and email

SET Admit Card 2021

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.

  1. Log in to SET website
  2. Click on the ‘Admit card’ link
  3. Enter login credentials and download the 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.

SET 2021 Test Centres

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:

AB
AgraKanpur
AhmedabadKarnal
AhmednagarKochi / Ernakulam
AjmerKolhapur
AligarhKolkata
AllahabadKota
AmbalaKottayam
AmravatiKozhikode
AmritsarLucknow
AsansolLudhiana
AurangabadMadurai
BareillyMeerut
BengaluruMumbai
BhilaiMysuru
BhopalNagpur
BhubaneswarNashik
BilaspurNavi Mumbai
Chandigarh / MohaliNoida/G Noida/Ghaziabad
ChennaiPanipat
CoimbatorePanjim
CuttackPatiala
DehradunPatna
Delhi/NCRPort Blair
DhanbadPune
DibrugarhRaipur
FaridabadRajkot
GandhinagarRanchi
Gangtok / BardangRoorkee
GuwahatiShillong
GwaliorShimla
HooghlySiliguri
HyderabadSurat
IndoreThane
JabalpurThiruvananthapuram
JaipurThrissur
JalandharUdaipur
JammuVadodara
JamshedpurVaranasi
JhansiVijayawada
JodhpurVisakhapatnam

SET 2021 Exam Pattern

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:

FeaturesDetails
Exam modeComputer-Based Test mode
Test duration105 minutes
SessionsOne
Number of sections4
Exam timings2:30 PM to 4:15 PM
LanguageEnglish
Type of questionsMultiple-choice questions with four options each
Marks per question1 mark
Negative markingThere will be no negative markings
Total marks75

The questions weightage is as under for the SET 2021 exam.

SubjectQuestionsMarks
General English2020
Quantitative2020
General Awareness2020
Analytical and Logical Reasoning1515
Total7575

SET Syllabus 2021 Overview

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.

SET 2021 Preparation Tips

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

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.

  1. Visit the SET website
  2. Click on ‘SET scorecard’ tab
  3. Enter login credentials such as SET user ID and password
  4. Download and save the SET result and finally take a print out

SET Cutoff 2021

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.

SET Selection Criteria 2021

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 CollegesSET exam scores (scaled down to 50)WAT scorePI scores
SCMS Pune503020
SCMS Noida503515
SICSR Pune502020+10 (academic profile
SSE Pune503020
SSCA Pune503020
SSLA Pune503020

Colleges Accepting SET 2021 Scores

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 NameCourses offered
Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research [SICSR], Pune-BBA (IT)
Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS], PuneBBA
Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS], NoidaBBA
Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication [SCMC], PuneB.A Mass Communication
Symbiosis School of Culinary Arts [SSCA], PuneB.Sc Culinary Arts
Symbiosis School of Economics [SSE], PuneB.Sc Economics Hons.
Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts [SSLA], Pune-B.A Liberal Arts
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