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Symbiosis SET 2020 Application Form (Out), Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus and Selection Process

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SET 2020 or Symbiosis Entrance Test will be held on May 2, 2020 by Symbiosis International (deemed University). Symbiosis SET 2020 is a university level entrance test conducted to grant admission to students in undergraduate programs offered by SIU affiliated institutes. There are four Symbiosis Entrance Tests – Symbiosis Law Admission Test (SLAT), Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED), Symbiosis Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Exam (SITEEE) and SET-General.




Latest Update:SET 2020 applications have begun from January 22, 2020. The paper will be conducted on May 2, 2020. Candidates who wish to apply for the examination can click on the link given below.



  • As per SET eligibility, applicants should have passed class 12 or equivalent examination from any recognized board. 
  • Symbiosis permits a candidate to appear for more than one test, each in one slot.
  • The exam will be conducted in online mode (computer-based test). Check SET 2020 Exam Pattern
  • Candidates seeking admissions to engineering courses using scorecard of an entrance test other than Symbiosis SET can apply directly to the respective institutes. 

SET Exam is conducted in two sessions:

  • Morning session (9:30 AM to 12 PM) – Law and Design paper are conducted.
  • Evening session (2:30 PM to 5:00 PM) – General and Engineering paper are conducted.

Download SET 2020 Sample Papers

Application Form

Symbiosis SET 2020 Application Form

Symbiosis SET 2020 Application Form can be filled through online mode only. SET Application form is available on the official website – set-test.org from January 22 – April 16, 2020.

SET Online Application Form

  1. Visit the official website i.e. set-test.org
  2. Click ‘Register Now’ on the upper right side of the page.
  3. Select ‘New Registration’ and fill in the details (Personal/ Aadhaar/ Test Center/ Academic) and upload your Photo.
  4. Online payment should be made through credit/ debit or net banking option.
  5. Once the payment is made, the receipt confirmation page will pop up.
  6. Save the page on desktop and take a print out of the same for future processing
Note: For Engineering, it is not necessary to register for Symbiosis SET if the candidate wishes to specify the JEE (Main) score. Such candidates can apply directly to their preferred institute.

Symbiosis SET 2020 Application Fee

  • Symbiosis SET 2020 Application Fee is INR 1750.
  • Symbiosis SITEEE 2020 Application Fee is INR 2000.
  • Those applying for two exams has to pay additional fee.
  • INR 1000 has to be paid for each program.
  • The fee amount is non-refundable.
  • The category of candidates has no effect on the fee amount. 
  • The fee can be paid via online or offline mode as tabulated below:
Mode of PaymentOptions
OnlineCredit Card/ Net Banking/ Indian Bank Net Banking
OfflineCash/ Demand Draft


Symbiosis SET 2020 Eligibility

It is essential to match the eligibility criteria in order to apply for Symbiosis Entrance Test. The criterion varies for each programme. A brief about the standards are as follows:

Name of the ProgrammeEligibility Criteria
B.TechStandard XII (10+2) passed from the recognized board 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 candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes) in the above subjects taken together.
BA LLB, BBA LLBStandard XII (10+2) or equivalent examination passed from any recognized board with minimum 45% marks (40% marks for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes)
B.Des, BCA, BBA, BBA (IT), B.A. (Mass Comm.), B.A. (Liberal Arts), B.Sc (Economics), B.Sc (Liberal Arts) and B.Sc (Culinary Arts) Standard XII (10+2) or equivalent examination passed from any recognized board OR equivalent government approved diploma (10+3) with minimum 50% marks (45% marks for Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribes)

Admit Card

Symbiosis SET 2020 Admit Card

  • SET 2020 Admit Card will be available on the SET website from April 22, 2020.
  • Log into your registered account and download the hall ticket.
  • Candidates appearing for both the sessions must carry two different Admit Card i.e. ticket of the morning session as well as of evening session. 

Follow the steps given below to download Symbiosis SET Hall Ticket:

  1. Visit the official link.
  2. Click on “Symbiosis SET 2020 Admit Card Release”
  3. Enter your Symbiosis SET ID and DOB/ Password.
  4. View and save the admit card.
  5. Take a printout of the hall ticket and preserve it carefully.

Exam Dates

Symbiosis SET 2020 Exam Dates

The official schedule for SET 2020 has been released by the exam coordinating body. The schedule for the exam is tabulated below:

EventsDate (Official)
SET 2020 Registration began onJanuary 22, 2020
Last Day to fill SET 2020 Application FormApril 16, 2020
Last Day to pay SET 2020 Application FeeApril 16, 2020
Availability of SET 2020 Admit Card April 22, 2020
Symbiosis SET 2020 Exam DateMay 2, 2020
Declaration of SET ResultsMay 12, 2020

Exam Centers

Symbiosis SET 2020 Exam Centers

  • The online mode examination for SET/ SLAT/ SEED/ SITEEE 2020 will be conducted across 80 cities all over India.
  • While filling in SET Application Form, choose three preferences of test cities.

The following map indicates all the participating cities in the Symbiosis Entrance Test:

Note: No change in the test city will be entertained once the candidate completes his/ her registration for Symbiosis SET 2020. Final exam center will be printed on SET Admit Card 2020.

Highlights of Symbiosis SET 2020


The key points about Symbiosis SET 2020 Exams are highlighted below:

SET Full FormSymbiosis Entrance Test
Exam Conducting AuthoritySymbiosis International University
Category of the ExamUG
Courses Offered B.A LL.B, B.B.A LL.B, B.Des, BCA, BBA, BBA (IT), B.A. (Mass Comm.), B.A. (Liberal Arts), B.Sc (Economics), B.Sc (Liberal Arts), B.Sc (Culinary Arts) & B.Tech 
StreamsLaw, Design, Engineering and General
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExaminationOnline
Official Websiteset-test.org

Courses Offered

Courses Offered by Symbiosis University

Symbiosis International University has about 15 different institutes pertaining to different fields and are situated in various locations. The programs offered by these institutes are listed below:

Exam NameProgramsName of the Institutes

SLS: Symbiosis Law School- Pune 

SLS: Symbiosis Law School- Noida

SLS: Symbiosis Law School- Hyderabad

SLS: Symbiosis Law School- Nagpur

SET – GeneralBCA/ BBA (IT)SICSR: Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research
BBASCMS – Pune: Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies- Pune

SCMS –NOIDA: Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies-Noida

SCMS –Nagpur: Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies-Nagpur

BA (Mass Communication)SCMC: Symbiosis Center for Media & Communication
BA/ B.Sc (Liberal Arts)SSLA : Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts
B.Sc (Culinary Arts)SSCA : Symbiosis School of Culinaary Arts
B.Sc (Economics) HonsSSE: Symbiosis School of Economics

SID: Symbiosis Institute of Design,Pune

SSPAD: Symbiosis School of Planning,Architecture and Design, Nagpur

SITEEEB. TechSIT : Symbiosis Institute of Technology

Exam Pattern

Symbiosis SET Exam Pattern 2020

It is essential that candidates should develop a clear idea about the exam pattern before appearing for Symbiosis Entrance Test. The examination will be conducted for four different programs namely General, Law, Engineering and Design. Check Symbiosis SET Exam Pattern

General highlights common to all the papers are listed below:

  • Mode of SET 2020: Online mode only
  • Duration of Exam: duration of each test is 150 minutes. No extra time will be given for candidates reporting late at the exam centre.
  • Number of Sessions: two sessions – Morning Session: 9:30 am to 12.00 noon (Reporting time: 07:30 am) and Afternoon Session: 2.30 pm to 5.00 pm (Reporting time: 12:30 pm)
  • Nature of Questions: Objective type, each question will have 4 responses. Choose the most appropriate one.
  • SET 2020 Marking strategy: There is no negative marking for any wrong answer.
Note: All the sections in Symbiosis SET 2020 are mandatory.

The number of sections in each question paper and the subjects tested vary depending on the type of paper. The total number of questions and total marks is also different. 

SET 2020 Exam Pattern – SLAT

Timings: 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM 

SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Logical Reasoning3030
Legal Reasoning3030
Analytical Reasoning3030
Reading Comprehension3030
General Knowledge3030
Total 150150

SET 2020 Exam Pattern – General Paper

Timings: 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM

SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum Marks
General English4040
General Awareness4040
Analytical and Logical Reasoning3030
Total 150150

SET 2020 Exam Pattern – SITEEE

Timings: 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM

SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Total 100200

SET 2020 Exam Pattern – SEED

Timings: 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Design Aptitude150150
Total 150150

Exam Results

Symbiosis SET 2020 Results

The coordinating body will release Symbiosis results on May 12, 2020. Candidates must visit the official website to check Symbiosis SET 2020 Results. The merit list will be prepared in order of the marks scored by candidates.

Follow the steps given here to download Symbiosis SET 2020 Score Card:

  1. Visit the official Symbiosis SET website.
  2. Click on the link “Symbiosis SET 2020 Results”.
  3. Enter your Symbiosis SET ID and password.
  4. View and save your Symbiosis SET 2020 scorecard.
Note: Save the scorecard for SET 2020 for future correspondence. 

Symbiosis SET 2020 Counselling

  • The counselling procedure will commence in the month of June 2020.
  • Candidates having their names in the merit list are eligible to participate in Symbiosis SET Counselling.
  • In order to participate in the counselling, candidates must be physically present at the reporting centre.
  • There will be further rounds of selection such as GD and PI.
  • After all the rounds conclude, the final allocation of the seats will be done on the basis of their total score.

Symbiosis SET Counselling – Documents Required

  • Class X marks sheet and qualifying certificate
  • Class XII marks sheet and qualifying certificate
  • Symbiosis SET 2020 Admit Card
  • JEE Main Score Card
  • Migration and School Leaving Certificate
  • Caste certificate

Symbiosis SET – Reservation Policy

SIU offers the provision of reservation for candidates belonging to certain categories. This is in accordance with the UGC guideline 2006. The details of reservation offered are given below:

Reservation IntakePercentage Reservation
Within the sanctioned intakeScheduled Caste – 15 %
Scheduled Tribe – 7.5 %
Differently Abled – 3 %
Over and above the intakeKashmir Migrants – 2 seats per programme
International Students – 15 %
Defence Quota5 % for SLS PUNE and SICSR, SCMS Pune
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