SET Exam 2023: Result (Out), Counselling (Soon)

Exam Date

May 14, 2023

Result Date

May 24, 2023

May 24, 2023 | Design, Engineering


SET Exam 2023 result has been released on May 24, 2023. Candidates can download the SET result cum scorecard 2023 from the official website, using their SET exam ID and password. Qualified candidates will be invited for a personal interview and a written ability test followed by document verification. Candidates who have applied to Media Studies and Mass Communication must also go through Studio Test.

Latest Updates on SET Exam

SET Cutoff 2023 SET Counselling 2023

SET exam 2023 is a university-level entrance test conducted by Symbiosis International University, Pune, for admission into various undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The exam mode and structure may vary due to the prevailing situation of COVID-19. As of now, the exam will be conducted online as a computer-based test.

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SET Exam 2023 Results

SET 2023 result has been released on the official website on May 24, 2023. Candidates can check the result by logging into the official portal using their login credentials. Counselling schedule will also be released soon. Candidates must appear in all of the rounds aptitude tests, WAT and PI/GD to be eligible for admission to the UG programmes.

Steps to Check SET Exam 2023 Result

The steps to check SET exam 2023 result are as given below.

  • Step 1: Candidates must visit the official website of SET 2023 exam -
  • Step 2: On the website's home page, there will be three options for SITEEE, SLAT and SET-B. Candidates can click on the option for their exam.
  • Step 3: A screen for login will be shown to enter SET ID and password to log in to the candidate account.
  • Step 4: Once the details are filled in, click on the 'Login' button.
  • Step 5: Now, the result of the respective SET exam will be displayed on the screen.
  • Step 6: View and download SET exam 2023 result for further rounds of admission.

Read More: SET 2023 Results

About SET Exam

Symbiosis International University conducts various entrance exams depending on courses opted such as Symbiosis Law Admission Test (SLAT), Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED), SIT Engineering Entrance Exam (SITEEE), and Symbiosis Entrance Test (General SET). Students can visit the university's official website and register for the appropriate exam. After the entrance exam, candidates will be called for counselling and then be offered admission into courses of their choice, depending on their performance in the exam and other rounds in the selection process. 

  • Level: SET entrance exam is a university-level entrance test conducted once every year.
  • Conducting Body: Symbiosis International University, Pune has the authority to conduct SET every year for admissions to 14 integral institutions.
  • Exam Mode: SET exam notification states that the test will be conducted online, i.e., as a computer-based test (CBT) for all aspirants.

The highlights of SET exam 2023 is given below.

SET Exam 2023 Highlights
Exam Name SET
Full Form Symbiosis Entrance Test
Exam Level University Level
Conducting Body Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Pune
Application Mode Online
Languages English
Exam Mode Online i.e. Computer-Based Test (CBT)
Exam Duration 2 Hours and 30 Minutes i.e. 150 Minutes
Official Website

020-67298050, 020-28116226/7
[email protected] 

SET Exam 2023 Courses Offered

Symbiosis International University offers several courses. The courses and the entrance exams for the respective course under the university are tabulated below.

LiCourses Offered by Symbiosis International University
Exam Programs
SLAT Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Laws (BA LLB Hons.)
Bachelor of Business Administration & Bachelor of Laws (BBA LLB Hons.)
General SET Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Mass Communication
Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Liberal Arts
Bachelors of Science (B.Sc) in Culinary Arts
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Economics (Hons.)
Bachelors of Science (B.Sc) in Liberal Arts
SEED Bachelor of Design (B.Des)
SITEEE Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)
Bachelor of Business Administration Information Technology (BBA-IT)

SET Exam 2023 Important Dates

SET is an entrance exam for Law, Engineering, and Design aspirants conducted by Symbiosis International University. The result will be declared on May 24, 2023. The applicants appearing for SET 2023 must be very cautious about events related to the exam. SET 2023 exam dates and related events are given in the table below.

SET 2023 Exam Dates
Important Events Exam Dates
Application Form Start Date Jan 11, 2023
Application Form End Date Apr 16, 2023
Last Date to Apply to Appear for Mock Test To be announced
Slot Booking for Mock Test To be announced
SET 2023 Mock Test To be announced

Admit Card Availability

Test 1: Apr 25, 2023
Test 2: May 3, 2023

SET 2023 Exam Date

Test 1: May 6, 2023
Test 2: May 14, 2023

Results Announcement May 24, 2023 (Out)

Read More: SET Exam 2023 Important Dates

SET Exam 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Symbiosis International University offers a variety of programs on its campuses. These programs are offered in many streams, including Management, Design and Engineering, Mass Communication, and Law. All candidates who wish to study at the university must pass the entrance exam.

Candidates must meet the university SET 2023 eligibility criteria for each program before applying for SET 2023 exam. Each program has a different minimum education requirements. Below are the eligibility requirements for each program.

  • SLAT: Candidates must have passed the class 10+2 examination in the relevant stream with a minimum of 45% for the General candidates and 40% for the SC/ ST candidates from an accredited Board of Education.
  • SEED: Candidates must have passed the class 10+2 examination in the relevant stream or 10+3 diploma exam from a Government approved institute with at least 50% marks for the General candidates and 45% for the SC/ST category candidates from an accredited Board of Education.
  • SITEEE: Candidates must have passed the class 10+2 examination in the relevant stream with a minimum of 45% mark for the General candidates and 40% for the SC/ST candidates from an accredited Board of Education.
  • General SET: Applicants must have passed the class 10+2 examination in the relevant stream with a minimum of 45% for the General candidates and 40% for the SC/ST category candidates from an accredited Board of Education.
  • Reservation Criteria: According to the UGC guideline 2006, institutes that fall under the umbrella of a university may have different reservation policies.

Below are the highlights of the reservation criteria set by Symbiosis International University.

Category-Wise Reservation for SET Exam 2023
Category Percentage of Intake
SC 15%
ST 7.5%
Differently Abled 3%
Kashmir Migrants 2 seats per program
International Students 15%
Defense Quota 5% for SLS-PUNE and SICSR

SET 2023 International Students Eligibility Guidelines

The rules and instructions for international students attempting SET 2023 exam are as follows.

  • Admissions of international students are centralized for all constituent institutes of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) and are routed through Symbiosis Center for International Education (SCIE).
  • SCIE has 15% of the total intake of the respective program for international students which include, Foreign Nationals (FN), Person of Indian Origin (PIO) Card Holders, Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) cardholders, and Non-Resident Indians (NRI).
  • A student can apply as a Foreign National (FN) if they are a citizen of any country other than India and hold a foreign passport.
  • A student can apply as OCI if granted Overseas Citizenship of India and have an OCI card.

Read More: SET Exam 2023 Eligibility

SET Exam 2023 Application Form

SET 2023 registration process was conducted online by the official authority. SET 2023 application form was out on Jan 11, 2023, and candidates filled SET 2023 application form before the last date, Apr 16, 2023. Candidates must consider the eligibility criteria while filling out the application form for SET 2023. The specifications of the application form are specified below.

  • Registration Fee: Candidates must pay the registration fee of INR 1750 while filling SET 2023 application form. If candidates intend to appear in two entrance tests, i.e., morning and afternoon sessions, they must pay INR 3500.
  • Payment Mode: Candidates can pay the application fee online (net banking/ debit card/ credit card) and offline (Demand Draft from any nationalized bank in favour of 'Symbiosis Test Secretariat (STS)' payable in Pune). Contact details must be mentioned if the candidate pays through the demand draft.

Steps to Apply for SET Exam 2023

SET 2023 application process will be held online and comprise various steps. Students can apply online on the official website. Interested candidates can find out the steps involved in the registration process of SET 2023 application form shown below.

SET Application Form

  • Step 1: Register on the official website by entering the name, email, mobile numbers, password, course, state, and city, and after filling in personal details, click on the 'Submit' button.
  • Step 2: The email ID and mobile number will be verified for future reference.
  • Step 3: Fill the application form with valid personal, academic, and contact details.
  • Step 4: Upload the necessary document (photograph) in the application form.
  • Step 5: Pay the application fee online (debit card/ credit card/ net banking) or offline (Demand Draft in favor of 'Symbiosis Test Secretariat (STS)' payable in Pune).

SET Exam 2023 Application Fee

SET 2023 application fee is INR 1750 for one program, which is non-refundable. The category of candidates has no effect on the fee amount for taking the exam. The fee can be paid online or offline.

SET 2023 Fee Details
Category SET Exam Details
Registration Mode
  • Online Mode: Credit Card, Net Banking, Indian Bank Net Banking
  • Offline Mode: Cash and Demand Draft.
Registration Fee
  • For One Exam - INR 1750
  • For Two Exams - INR 3500

Read More: SET Exam 2023 Application Form

SET Exam 2023 Admit Card

SET admit card 2023 for test 2 was released by Symbiosis International University on the official website on May 3, 2023.  Admit card contains essential information like the roll number, exam center, and exam timings. Below are the details for SET exam 2023.

  • Availability: SET 2023 admit card will be available on the university's official website -
  • Download: Candidates should download the hall tickets from the university website. They must enter SET ID and password to access the hall ticket.
  • ID Proof: Candidate must carry any government ID proof such as Voter ID, PAN Card, Aadhar Card, Driving License, or Passport along with the admit card.

Details Mentioned on SET 2023 Admit Card 

The list of particulars that should be present on the SET 2023 admit card is as follows.

  • Name of Candidate
  • Roll Number/ Application Number of Candidate
  • Exam Date
  • Exam Time
  • Exam Venue
  • Photo and Signature of Candidate
  • General Instruction

Note: Candidates must read the instructions on the admit card carefully and to follow them throughout the exam.

What After SET Exam? Difference between NET exam and SET exam

SET Exam 2023 Exam Centres

The online examinations for SET/ SLAT/ SEED/ SITEEE 2023 will be conducted across India. The test centre allotted to candidates for SET 2023 exam will be mentioned on the admit card.

  • Centre: SET 2023 will be conducted in 80 major cities across India.
  • Choice of Centre: Candidate should mention the centre code and name of their test center choice while filling the application form.
  • Change of Centre: No consideration will be given to any request for a change of subject or test centre that the candidate made in their application.
  • Changes by Authority: Symbiosis Test Secretariat reserves the right to change or allot a city other than one requested by a candidate if the requested city is not available for any reason.

Read More: SET 2023 Exam Centres

SET Exam 2023 Exam Pattern

Candidates must have an idea about the exam pattern before appearing for Symbiosis Entrance Test 2023. The examination will be conducted for four different programs: General, Law, Engineering, and Design. Specifications involved in SET 2023 exam pattern is given below.

SET 2023 Exam Pattern
Exam Mode Online, i.e., Computer-based Test (CBT)
Question Type Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)
Duration 2 Hours and 30 Minutes, i.e., 150 Minutes
Negative Marking No Negative Marking
Medium English

Read More: SET 2023 Exam Pattern

SET Exam 2023 Syllabus

SET 2023 syllabus is very similar to the class 12 syllabus for English and the class 10 syllabus for Mathematics. The syllabus must be thoroughly studied by SET 2023 exam aspirants to avoid missing out on any important topics.

SET 2023 exam will have sections like the English language, Quantitative Aptitude, which test the candidate's mathematical ability, logical reasoning, which examine the interpretation skills of the candidate, and the general knowledge section, which assesses the knowledge in the current affair in India and around the world.

Candidates must prepare for SET 2023 exam by gathering all the study materials such as reference books, notes, previous year's question papers, etc. Most of the basic concepts in SET 2023 syllabus can be studied from the standard X and standard XII books. Candidates can use class 12 and class 10 books to understand the concepts and utilize other materials like study guides, practice books, mock tests, and question papers from previous years.

The specification of SET 2023 syllabus structure is given below.

  • Syllabus: SET exam 2023 syllabus is decided by conducting authority every year.
  • Subjects: Question paper comprises topics from English, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, Analytical & Logical Reasoning.
  • Reference Books: Candidates can refer to books that are preferred by the conducting authority.
SET Exam 2023 Syllabus
Topics Contents
English Reading Comprehension
Synonyms and Antonyms
Verbal Ability
Para Jumbles
Quantitative Aptitude Algebra
Number System
Geometry and Measurement
Permutation and Combination
General Awareness Business and Corporate
Current Affairs
Awards and Entertainment
Analytical and Logical Reasoning Coding
True or False, Probably True or False Statements
Pattern Identification

Read More: SET Exam 2023 Syllabus

SET Exam 2023 Reference Books

In general, all three SET exams, i.e., SITEEE, SLAT, and SET-B, have some common sections: English, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, and Analytical and Logical Reasoning. Candidates must score well in each section of the exam to get a good score. Therefore, candidates are advised to prepare well for every section of the exam, which is possible by taking the help of study material like study guides, mock tests, and reference books.

There are many reference books available, but choosing appropriate books that cover all the necessary topics and have previous year's question papers is essential. It is also important to look for the latest edition of the book as it will have problems and mock papers according to the recent developments.

Important Reference Books for SET Exam 2023

Given below is the list of SET exam 2023 reference books which are helpful for SET 2023 exam preparation.

SET 2023 Reference Books
Name of the Book Author/ Publisher
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning Arun Sharma
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examination Dr. R. S. Aggarwal
A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning Dr. R. S. Aggarwal
Fast Track Objective Arithmetic Rajesh Verma/ Arihant Publications
Objective General English  SP Bakshi/ Arihant Publications
Legal Aptitude RK Gupta

Read More: SET Exam 2023 Books

SET Exam 2023 Mock Test & Sample Papers

The conducting body will release the SET 2023 mock tests before conducting the exam. SET exam mock tests and sample papers are among the most useful sources for preparing for SET 2023 exam. The candidates can also keep a check on their progress. The only way to do that is to take mock tests daily or weekly and practice sample question papers.

SET 2023 mock test will be for 1 hour, including the four sections for the exam. The test is purely for the self-assessment of candidates, and the marks scored on the test will not be considered for the admission process. After completing the test, candidates can check their scores. If they stop the test abruptly by closing the window or due to poor internet connection, they must contact the conducting body. Their scores will be generated within two days, and if they do not receive their scores, candidates must inform the conducting body.

Steps to Take SET 2023 Mock Test

Candidates can follow the steps below to take the mock test for SET 2023.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website for SET exam and click on the 'Mock Test' tab on the dashboard.
  • Step 2: Enter the login credentials, such as SET ID and password, and log in. 
  • Step 3: Read the instructions and click on the 'Start Test' button.
  • Step 4: Only one question will be displayed at a time. Click on the 'Next' or 'Previous' buttons to navigate to questions.
  • Step 5: After answering all the questions, click on the 'End Test' button to submit the answers.
  • Step 6: Click on the 'View Result' button to generate the test scores.

Read More: SET 2023 Mock Test and Sample Papers 

SET Exam 2023 Paper Analysis

SET 2023 paper analysis will be released after the examination is over. Multiple-choice questions will be included in each of the four sections of the SET 2023 question paper. The section on Analytical and Logical Reasoning in SET 2023 will contain the majority of the questions. Candidates can utilise the SET paper analysis to learn more about the SET exam's format and structure. 

Read More: SET Exam 2023 Paper Analysis

SET Exam 2023 Cut Off

Along with SET exam 2023 result declaration, authorities will also publish a cut off for the exam. SET exam cut off is decided by the Symbiosis authorities, and it will be based on many factors. These factors include the number of students appearing for the exam, the exam's difficulty level, and the total number of seats available. Hence, the cut off marks are different every year for each category as well as the streams.

Read More: SET 2023 Cut Off

SET Exam 2023 Counselling

SET 2023 counselling will begin after the result is declared for admitting students into various programs. SET 2023 counselling date is not yet announced, but the university will soon release the schedule on the official website. Symbiosis International University will conduct SET 2023 exam as an admission test for the courses offered at the university. Four entrance tests are conducted under SET 2023 exam for Law, Engineering, Design, Management, etc. 

Candidates must go through further rounds of counselling which consist of personal interviews and WAT. In PI, i.e., Personal Interview, candidates may be asked about their academic background, fields of interest, extracurricular activities. They may even test candidates for General knowledge. In the Written Ability Test (WAT), candidates will have to write an essay on any given topic.

In some cases, candidates will be asked to attend the Picture Association Test, i.e., PAT. In addition to these two rounds, there will be document verification. There will be a Studio Test for students applying to Media Studies and Mass Communication. All candidates must take the Personal interview and the Written Ability Test for SET 2023 counselling process.

Documents Required for SET 2023 Counselling Process

Candidates should carry the necessary documents listed by the university during counselling. Documents that should be brought without fail at the time of counselling are listed below.

  • Class X Marks Sheet and Qualifying Certificate
  • Class XII Marks Sheet and Qualifying Certificate
  • Symbiosis SET 2023 Admit Card
  • JEE Main Score Card
  • Migration and School Leaving Certificate
  • Caste Certificate if necessary.

Read More: SET 2023 Counselling

SET Exam Contact Details

In case of any discrepancies at any stage of the exam process, candidates should contact conducting authorities as soon as possible. The following table consists of the contact details of SET exam authorities.

Symbiosis Test Secretariat Symbiosis International University,
Gram- Lavale, Taluk- Mulshi,
District: Pune - 412115, Maharashtra.

Email Address: [email protected]

Phone Number: 020-67298050, 020-281162267

Official Website:


When will SET Exam 2023 result be out?

SET Exam 2023 result has been declared on May 24, 2023, on the official website.

Can I register for SET 2023 exam in offline mode?

No. Application Form for SET 2023 exam will be available for filling in online mode only.

When does SET exam admit card 2023 for test 2 will be out?

SET Exam 2023 admit card for test 2 has been issued on May 3, 2023.

Is there any application fee concession for reserved category students?

No, there is no concession in SET Application for the reserved category students, but there will be reservations for the seats at the time of admission. The number of seats for each reserved category is different.

I have completed my schooling from NIOS. Can I fill application form?

Yes. You are eligible to apply for SET exam.

I want to get admission in B.Tech and I have a JEE Main scorecard. So still, I have to give SET 2023 entrance test?

No. If you have valid JEE Main score then, you need not appear SET Exam. JEE Mains score will be considered for admission.

Does my application form fee be refunded if I am absent for SET 2023 exam?

No, application fee once paid by candidate is non-refundable. Any request in this regard will not be entertained.

In how many cities are the exam centers for SET 2023 exam?

SET 2023 exam will be conducted by Symbiosis International University in 80 cities across India. The candidates have the right to choose up to 3 exam centers according to their preference for the SET Exam at the time of the SET Exam Application.

Is it possible to add another session once the SET 2023 Application form is submitted?

No, it is not possible to add another session in the SET Application once it has been submitted. If the candidate wishes to do so, he/she will have to register again for the SET 2023 Exam.

I have scored 45% in class 12, can I apply for the SET 2023 exam?

In this case, whether the candidate can apply for the SET Exam or not depends on which category they belong to. The SET Eligibility Criteria for applying to the SET Exam is 50% in class 12 for General category students and for the candidates belonging to reserved category the SET Eligibility Criteria is 45% in class 12. Hence, if the candidate belonging to the reserved category having a score of 45% or above can apply for the SET Exam, and if the candidate is from the general category he/she must score at least 50%. Candidates should check the SET Eligibility Criteria before applying.

Why SET Exam is required?

SET Exam is an entrance test which is taken by the Symbiosis University for candidates to get admission into various courses of Symbiosis International University and its other affiliated institutes.

How many times does Symbiosis Exam is conducted in a year?

It is conducted once a year by Symbiosis International University as an entrance test for different programs offered at the Symbiosis International University. Candidates who get qualified in SET Exam will be offered seats in these programs after SET Counselling.


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