Exam Date : 5th May 2019
Result Date : 14th May 2019

Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 (SET) Application form, Dates, Syllabus & Pattern

Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET)


  • About: Symbiosis Entrance Test or SET is an university-level common entrance test for admissions into various Undergraduate courses offered by institutes of the Symbiosis International University.

  • Conducting Body: Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 (SET) is conducted by Symbiosis International University, Pune every year for candidates who aspire to get admission into 14 Institutions of the Symbiosis.

  • Papers: SAT 2019 has 4 different papers i.e SET General, SET-Design (SEED), SET-Law (SLAT) and SET-Engineering (SITEEE)

  • SIT Engineering Entrance Exam (SITEEE), is conducted for admission in the B.Tech program.

  • SET General is conducted for admission to different undergraduate courses.

  • Sessions: The examination is conducted in two sessions – morning and afternoon.

  • Morning session (9:30 am to 12:00 pm) – Law and Design papers are conducted.

  • Evening session (2:30 pm to 5:00 pm) – General, Engineering and Health Science papers are conducted.

  • Candidates seeking admissions to health science and engineering courses using scorecard of an entrance test other than Symbiosis SET can apply directly to the respective institutes. 

Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 (SET) Highlights

Exam Name

Symbiosis Entrance Test



Exam Level

University Level

Conducting Authority

Symbiosis International University

 Application Form Date

Start date: 29th January 2019  

End date: 15th April 2019 

Exam Date

5th May 2019 

Negative Marking

No Negative Marking


Online (Computer-based)

Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 (SET) Important dates

  • Application Form: SET 2019 application form is available on the official website from 29th January 2019 to 15th April 2019 

  • Before applying for the application form candidates have to first have to register themselves on the official website. 

  • The application form fee is about INR 1750 and it will be the same for both general as well as reserved category.

Note: Fee amount is non-refundable.

  • Admit card: The Symbiosis Entrance test 2019 (SET) admit card will be released on 21st April 2019.

  • Candidates appearing for both the sessions must carry two different Admit Card i.e. hall ticket of the morning session as well as of evening session.

Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 (SET) Eligibility Criteria

Brief information regarding eligibility criteria is given below -:

  • BCA/BBA Students:  The candidates must have passed 10+2 examination from a Govt. recognized university/institution or equivalent with a minimum of 50% of aggregate to take admission in undergraduate programmes- BCA or BBA.

  • Foreign national (FN): A student is eligible to apply as a Foreign National (FN) if he/she is a citizen of any country other than India and holds a foreign passport.

  • B.Sc. Nursing: Candidates must have graduated from any branch with a minimum of 50% marks for general category and 45% marks for reserved category (SC/ST).

Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) 2019 Application Form

Steps to do registration process is given below:

  • Visit the official website i.e.

  • Click on the link ‘Register Now’ .

  • Select ‘New Registration’ and fill in all the details (Personal/ Aadhaar/ Test Center/ Academic)carefully and upload photos of your scanned photograph and signature.

  • Payment should be made through credit/ debit or net banking option.

  • Once the payment is done, the confirmation receipt page will pop up.

  • Save the page and take a print out of the same for future references.

Exam Centres: Candidates will have an option to select the Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 (SET) exam centres on the Application Form according to their preferences.

Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) 2019 Application Fee

  • Symbiosis SET 2019 Application Fee is INR 1750 (each program) for both general as well as reserved category.

  • The fee amount is non-refundable.

  • The fee can be paid via online or offline mode as given below:

Mode of Payment



Credit Card/ Net Banking/ Indian Bank Net Banking


Cash/ Demand Draft

Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 (SET) Exam Pattern

It is essential that candidates should develop a clear idea about the exam pattern before appearing for Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 

  • Mode: The exam will be conducted in online mode i.e Computer based.
  • Duration: The duration of the exam will be of 2 hours and 30 minutes.

  • Nature of Questions: The questions will be MCQ based Objective type, questions in which each question will have 4 responses. Candidates have to Choose the most appropriate one from their knowledge.
  • 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)
  • Negative marking: There is no negative marking.

Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 (SET) Admit Card

Steps to download SET 2019 hall ticket

  • Visit the official website.

  • Click on “Symbiosis SET 2019 Admit Card Release

  • Enter your SET ID and DOB or Password.

  • After that Admit card will appear on the screen.

  • Download the admit card and take a printout of it for further references.

Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) 2019 Exam Centres

  • No. of Exam centres: There will be a total of 85 exam centres for Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 over pan India.

  • Mode of Choice: Candidates will have an option to select the three preferences of exam center of their choice while filling the Application Form.

  • Allotment of Exam Centre: The exam centre details allotted to the candidate will be mentioned on the admit card. 

Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 (SET) Syllabus

  • Level: Before appearing in the CUSAT CAT 2019 exam, candidates must have a better idea about the syllabus. In order to score good marks in the entrance exam, candidates can refer to the prescribed reference book that relates to the topics.

  • Sections: Each department in Symbiosis International University has a different syllabus.

  • Details: Syllabus for the Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 comprises a common section and a department selective.

Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) 2019 Results

SET 2019 Cut Off

  • Symbiosis institute will have different cut-offs for different courses.

  • The cutoffs will be available on the official website after declaration of SET 2019 results.

  • Shortlisted candidates list will also be released for further selection process.

  • Candidates will be then called for WAT/PI round by the institutes.

Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 (SET) Counselling

  • Counselling Date: The Symbiosis Entrance test 2019 (SET) Counselling will commence from 20th May 2019.

  • Merit-based: Symbiosis Institute of Technology shall provide admissions to candidates on the basis of merit list in either Symbiosis Entrance Test or JEE Main entrance exam.

  • Rounds: There will be further rounds of selection such as GD and PI.

  • Conclusion: After all the rounds are completed, the final allocation of the seats will be done on the basis of their total score.

Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 Participating Colleges

Students can take admissions at the following Institutes of Symbiosis International University through Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 (SET).

Symbiosis Law School - [SLS] - Pune

Symbiosis Law School - [SLS] - Noida

Symbiosis Institute of Computers Studies and Research - [SICSR]

Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies - [SCMS] - Pune

Symbiosis Center for Media & Communication - [SCMC]

Symbiosis School of Economics - [SSE]

Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies - [SCMS] - Noida

Symbiosis Institute of Design - [SID]

Symbiosis School of Liberal Arts - [SSLA]

Symbiosis Law School[SLS] - Hyderabad

Symbiosis School of Culinary Arts - [SSCA]

Note: The Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT) also admits students through JEE Main conducted at the national level. However, Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 is not mandatory for the following:

Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT).

Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS).

Symbiosis College of Nursing (SCON).

Symbiosis School of Photography (SSP).

Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts (SSLA) - (International Baccalaureate (IB) students are exempted from Symbiosis Entrance Test)

Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 (SET) Courses Offered


Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Laws (B.A. LL.B.)

Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Laws (B.B.A. LL.B.)

 Bachelor of Design (B. Des)

Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) 

Bachelor of Business Administration Information Technology (BBA -IT) 

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) 

 Bachelor of Media Studies (BMS)

 Bachelor of Science (Economics)

Bachelor of Arts (B.A) 

 Bachelor of Science (B. Sc)

B.Sc. (Medical Technology)



Symbiosis Entrance Test - Reservation Policy

The reservation policy for all the institutes under the University are as follows within the sanctioned intake, as per the UGC guideline 2006:


Percentage of Intake


15 %


7.5 %

Differently Abled

3 %

Over and above Sanctioned intake

Kashmir Migrants

2 seats per program

International Students

15 %

Defense Quota

5 % for SLS-PUNE and SICSR.

Contact Information

For any queries, candidates can contact:

Symbiosis Entrance Test Department

Symbiosis International University

Phone No: + 91 20 39116200 , + 91 20 39116208 

Fax: +91 20 39116206


Preparation Tips:

  • Report Early: Candidate should reach early at the Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 Test centre with a minimum of two ID Proofs.

  • Rest Well: Candidate should get a good sleep the night before the exam.

  • Be Positive: Always be positive and stress-free. Trust your preparation and give your best in the exam.

  • Essentials: Make sure you have a pen, pencil, eraser and other required stationary materials.

  • Don't be Nervous: Don’t fear for tough questions and have confidence in yourself.

  • Revise: Make sure to go through your notes a day before the exam very carefully.

  • New Topics: Never read a new topic on the day of the exam.

SET Important dates

Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 FAQs:

Q: When will the Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 Application Process start?

The Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 Application Form is expected to be released on 29th January 2019. The filled Application Form needs to be submitted by all the candidates on or before 15th April 2019.

Q: How much is the Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 Application Fee for SC/ST category candidates?

The Application Fee for Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 is Rs.1750/- for all candidates irrespective of the category to which they may belong.

Q: How is the payment of Application Fee made?

The Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 Application Fee payment can be carried out using both Online and Offline modes. In case of payment through Online mode, the available options are Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking and Indian Bank Net Banking. In case of payment through Offline mode, the available options are Cash and Demand Draft. Candidates must note that, application fee payment once made is a non-refundable transaction.

Q: Does the Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 have negative marking?

No. The evaluation pattern of Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 does not follow a negative marking scheme.

Q: When will the Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 be conducted?

5th May 2019 is the expected date on which the Symbiosis Entrance Test is scheduled to be held.

Q: Is the exam going to be pen and paper based or computer based?

The Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 is an Online based test. The examination is computer based.

Q: What is the duration of Examination?

Duration of Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 will go up to 2 hours 30 minutes.

Q: When will the Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 Results be declared?

Final results of the entrance examination is expected to be announced on 14th May 2019.

Q: Are there any further rounds after the Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 as part of the selection procedure?

Shortlisted candidates from the entrance exam will be invited for a WAT (Written Aptitude Test) followed by a PI (Personal Interview).


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  • SET 2019 Application date: The online application process for Symbiosis entrance test 2019 will start from 29th January 2019. Symbiosis entrance test 2019 (SET) registration will close on 15th April 2019.
  • Payment: The last date for payment of Symbiosis entrance test 2019 (SET) application fee will be 15th April 2019.

  • Admit Card: Symbiosis entrance test 2019 (SET) admit card will be available online on 21st April 2019.

  • Exam date: Symbiosis entrance test 2019 (SET) will be held on 5th May 2019.

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  • Eligibility Criteria: Eligibility criteria is different for every course.

  • Eligibility for Differently Abled: Students with a minimum of 40% disability will fall into this category. The disability could range from blindness to hearing impairment. Students who fall into this category must get a disability certificate and it should be verified by Symbiosis Centre for Health Care.

  • Eligibility for General Category students: The candidates should have passed the 10th and 12th qualifying or an equivalent examination. The minimum marks vary for different courses.
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SYMBIOSIS ENTRANCE TEST 2019 Application Process

  • Mode: Candidates can visit the official website of Symbiosis University in order to fill the application form.

  • Upload documents: On registration, a SET ID will be generated which should be used in the application process. A recent photograph, signature, and scanned documents must be uploaded.

  • Pay Fee: The application fees of Rs. 1750 must be paid using a debit/credit card, net banking, e-challan or Demand Draft.

  • Take a printout: The form must be submitted and a printout of the same must be taken.

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SYMBIOSIS ENTRANCE TEST 2019 Application Form Details

  • Mode: Candidates need to fulfil the Symbiosis Entrance test 2019 eligibility criteria to fill the Symbiosis Entrance test 2019 online application form.

  • Availability: Application Form of Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 will be available online from 29th January 2019 to 15th April 2019 

  • Registration is mandatory:  It is compulsory to Register on the official website to complete the Symbiosis Entrance test 2019 (SET) Application process.

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  • Issue: Admit card will be issued by the conducting body to the candidates who will successfully complete the Symbiosis entrance test 2019 (SET) Application process and satisfy all the Symbiosis entrance test 2019 (SET) Eligibility criteria.

  • Preserve: Candidates are requested to preserve their Admit card for further PI/WAT processes and Symbiosis entrance test 2019 (SET) Counselling.

  • No Re-Issue: No new admit card or duplicate admit card will be issued in case it is lost by the candidate.

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  • Mode of Exam: The Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 (SET) will be held Online (Computer- based).
  • Duration: The total time duration of the Symbiosis Entrance Test 2019 (SET) is 2 ½ hours. The exam will be held in two sessions i.e, morning and afternoon.

    • Morning Session: 9:30 am to 12.00 noon (Reporting time: 07:30 am) (For law and design)

    • Afternoon Session: 2.30 pm to 5.00 pm (Reporting time: 12:30 pm) (For general and Engineering)

  • Negative marking: There will not be any negative marking for wrong answers.

  • Subjects: The entrance exam has four subjects: General, Design, Law, Engineering.

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  • Syllabus for Engineering: 10th and 12th syllabus. Importance must be given to Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

  • Syllabus for Health and Biomedical Sciences: 10th and 12th syllabus for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

  • Syllabus for Law: Legal reasoning, History, Current affairs etc.

  • Syllabus for Media, Communication and Design: Visualisation, problem-solving ability etc

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  • Credentials: Candidates who will appear in Symbiosis entrance test 2019 exam should use their login ID and password to check Symbiosis entrance test 2019 result.

  • Details on scorecard: The Symbiosis entrance test 2019 scorecard will comprise of details like applicant's name, roll number, marks obtained, rank & other admission related details. Candidates must take the printout of the result for future references and Symbiosis entrance test 2019 counselling.

  • Re-evaluation: Notification by the SET secretariat regarding re-evaluation on the official website will be final.

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  • Provisional Admission Fee: The Candidate has to deposit INR 1,00,000/- as the Provisional Admission Fee by making DD in favour of "Symbiosis Institute of Technology, Pune" payable at Pune.

  • Provisional Admission letter: The student need to collect the Provisional Admission letter from the Director’s office after the confirmation of admission in the desired institute.

  • Category-wise cut off: Category-wise cut off for Merit List and Wait List will be displayed on the website of the respective institutes. Waitlist movement will depend upon the vacant seats available.

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