SET 2018 Make a better career choice for yourself

Last Updated - March 10 2018

The month of March is a tiring and worrisome time for all the 12th standard students, isn't it? But while you are busy preparing and appearing for your board exams, it is also important to consider the question - What NEXT? And why will it not be? Or will you follow the path of justice and choose to become a lawyer? Board exams are just the first step. This month brings with itself the advent of the much-awaited exam of the year - BOARDS. You may also be considering a slightly various path like photography, design or a career in nursing. Beyond this lies the judgment of selecting your career option. Will it be the most sought-after engineering field?

Well, if you are looking for these options, your search is definitely over. In comes SET 2018 - the Symbiosis Entrance test. One University, 12 institutes, and 17 undergraduate programmes - all via the Symbiosis Entrance Test. Your career aspirations have driven this University which, over the years, has evolved into a place where students transform themselves and become industry willing.

SET applications form for the year 2018 have already begun. From this year onward, the entrance test has gone online with an option to choose from 85 tests cities. Overall there are 17 Under Graduate Programmes to opt for spread across 12 institutes. Students get an opportunity to select from a vast number of domains like law, design, engineering, BBA etc.

SET 2018 A new avatar

The New Year has seen certain revisions in the pattern of this entrance test. From now on, SET has evolved into 4 various entrance exams - SEED, SIT EEE, SLAT and SET General. Some important pointers to keep in mind are as follows -

  • Exam Duration - 2 1/2 hours
  • Exam Type: Objective
  • Method of Exam: Online

Note: These exams would be held in two sessions - one morning, and second afternoon. Also, there is no negative marking in the entrance exams.

SEED (Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design)

SET Design has now evolved into SEED or Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design. This entrance exam comprises the following institute and course -

S. No.InstituteCourseEligibility
1.Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID)Bachelor of Design (B.Des.)Class 12 or equivalent examination from any recognized board or equivalent government approved diploma. At Least 50% marks or equivalent grade need.

The pattern of the exam is as follows -

S. No.SectionNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
1.Design Aptitude150150
 -TOTAL150150

This entrance exam (SEED) will be held in the morning session from 9:30 am to 12:00 noon.

SLAT (Symbiosis Law Admission Test)

From this year onward, SET Law will be known as Symbiosis Law Admission Test or SLAT. This entrance exam gives you reach to the following institutes and courses -

S. No.InstitutionCourseEligibility
1.Symbiosis Law School (SLS), PuneBachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Laws (honours) or [B.A. LL.B. (hons.)] Bachelor of Administration & Bachelor of Laws (honours) or [B.B.A. LL.B. (hons.)]Class 12 or equivalent examination from any recognized board or equivalent government approved diploma. At Least 50% marks or equivalent grade need.
2.Symbiosis Law School (SLS), Hyderabad
3.Symbiosis Law School (SLS), Noida

The pattern of the exam is as follows -

S. No.SectionNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
1.Logical Reasoning3030
2.Legal Reasoning3030
3.Analytical Reasoning3030
4.Reading Comprehension3030
5.General Knowledge3030
 -TOTAL150150

This entrance exam (SLAT) will be held in the morning session from 9:30 am to 12:00 noon.

Note: You can only select one exam out of the above-mentioned exams - SEED and SLAT.

SIT EEE (SIT Engineering Entrance Exam)

SET Engineering is now known as SIT Engineering Entrance Exam or SIT EEE. This entrance exam gives you reach the following institute and course -

S. No.InstituteCourseEligibility
1.Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT)Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)Class 12 or equivalent examination from any recognized board or equivalent government approved diploma with Physics and Mathematics as mandatory subjects and optional subject out of Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical Vocation. At Least 45% marks to be obtained in the above subjects taken together.

The pattern of the exam is as follows -

S. No.SectionNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
1.Physics2550
2.Chemistry2550
3.Mathematics50100
 -TOTAL100200

This entrance exam (SIT EEE) will be held in the afternoon session from 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm.

SET General

This exam comprises the following institutes and courses -

S. No.InstitutionCourseEligibility
1.Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research (SICSR), PuneBachelor of Business Administration (Information Technology) - B.B.A. (Information Technology) Bachelor of Computer Applications (B.C.A)Class 12 or equivalent examination from any recognized board or equivalent government approved diploma. At Least 50% marks need.
2.Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies (SCMS), PuneBachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)
3.Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication (SCMC), PuneBachelor of Arts (Mass Communication) - B.A. (Mass Communication)
4.Symbiosis School of Economics (SSE), PuneBachelor of Science (Economics) Honours - B.Sc. (Economics) Honors
5.Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies (SCMS), NoidaBachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)
6.Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts (SSLA), PuneBachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts (Liberal Arts) - B.Sc. / B.A. (Liberal Arts)
7.Symbiosis School of Culinary (SSCA), PuneBachelor of Science (Culinary Arts) - B.Sc. (Culinary Arts

The pattern of the exam is as follows -

S. No.SectionNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
1.General English4040
2.Quantitative4040
3.General Awareness4040
4.Analytical & Logical Reasoning3030
 -TOTAL150150

This entrance exam (SET General) will be held in the afternoon session from 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm.

Note: You can only select one exam out of the above-mentioned exams - SIT EEE and SET General.

Non-SET Institutes

Apart from the above mentioned 12 institutes, there are 3 other institutes for which SET is not compulsory. These institutes and courses are as follows -

S. No.InstitutionCourseLink to Website
1.Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS), PuneBachelor of Science (Medical Technology) - B.Sc. (Medical Technology)https://www.sihspune.org/
2.Symbiosis College of Nursing (SCON), PuneBachelor of Science (Nursing) - B.Sc. (Nursing)https://www.scon.edu.in/
3.Symbiosis School of Photography (SSP), PuneBachelor of Arts (Visual Arts and Photography) - B.A. (Visual Arts and Photography)https://www.ssp.ac.in/

SET Registration Procedure 2018

The registration procedure for SET 2018 is pretty simple-


There are various payment modes via which you can make the registration fee payment -

  1. Online Payment - Billdesk Gateway, Axis Bank Gateway, Indian Bank Gateway
  2. Demand Draft

SET 2018 Test Cities

This year, you can select any city based on your preference out of 85 Test Cities. The list of the test cities is as follows -

Sr. No.CitySr. No.CitySr. No.City
1Agra - Uttar Pradesh29Kochi/Ernakulam - Kerala57Mumbai - Maharashtra
2Ahmedabad - Gujarat30Gandhinagar - Gujarat58Mysuru - Karnataka
3Ahmednagar - Maharashtra31 Gangtok / Bardang - Sikkim59Nagpur - Maharashtra
4Ajmer - Rajasthan32Guwahati - Assam60Nashik - Maharashtra
5Aligarh - Uttar Pradesh33Gwalior - Madhya Pradesh61Navi Mumbai - Maharashtra
6Allahabad - Uttar Pradesh34Hooghly - West Bengal62Nellore - Andhra Pradesh
7Ambala - Haryana35Howrah - West Bengal63Panipat - Haryana
8Amravati - Maharashtra36Hubli - Karnataka64Panjim - Goa
9Amritsar - Punjab37Hyderabad - Telangana65Patiala - Punjab
10Anand - Gujarat38Indore - Madhya Pradesh66Patna - Bihar
11Aurangabad - Maharashtra39Jabalpur - Madhya Pradesh67Port Blair - Andaman and Nicobar
12Bareilly - Uttar Pradesh40Jaipur - Rajasthan68Pune - Maharashtra
13Belagavi(Belgaum) - Karnataka41Jalandhar - Punjab69Raipur - Chhattisgarh
14Bengaluru - Karnataka42Jammu - Jammu and Kashmir70Rajkot - Gujarat
15Bhilai - Chhattisgarh43Jamshedpur - Jharkhand71Ranchi - Jharkhand
16Bhopal - Madhya Pradesh44Jhansi - Uttar Pradesh72Roorkee - Uttarakhand
17Bhubaneswar - Odisha45Jodhpur - Rajasthan73Shillong - Meghalaya
18Bilaspur - Chhattisgarh46Kanpur - Uttar Pradesh74Shimla - Himachal Pradesh
19Chandigarh/Mohali - Punjab47Karnal - Haryana75Siliguri - West Bengal
20Chennai - Tamil Nadu48Kolhapur - Maharashtra76Solapur - Maharashtra
21Coimbatore - Tamil Nadu49Kolkata - West Bengal77Surat - Gujarat
22Cuttack - Odisha50Kota - Rajasthan78Thane - Maharashtra
23Dehradun - Uttarakhand51Kottayam - Kerala79Thiruvananthapuram - Kerala
24Delhi NCR 1 (Delhi, Gurgaon, Faridabad)52Kozhikode - Kerala80Thrissur - Kerala
25Delhi NCR 2 (NOIDA, Greater NOIDA, Gaziabad)53Lucknow - Uttar Pradesh81Udaipur - Rajasthan
26Dhanbad - Jharkhand54Ludhiana - Punjab82Vadodara - Gujarat
27Dibrugarh - Assam55Madurai - Tamil Nadu83Varanasi - Uttar Pradesh
28Asansol/Durgapur - West Bengal56Meerut - Uttar Pradesh84Vijayawada - Andhra Pradesh
  85Visakhapatnam - Andhra Pradesh

SET 2018 Important Dates to remember

Below are the important dates that the students should keep in mind for SET 2018 -


With this, the application guide for SET 2018 comes to an end. Hope that it helps you in the application procedure.


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