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Symbiosis Entrance Test [SET Exam] 2019

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SET 2017:

Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET 2017) is a university level test that is organized by the Symbiosis International University. SET is organized every year for admission to undergraduate courses of the Symbiosis University and its constituent Institutions. The examination is conducted once in a year in the first week of May as a pen paper based test. This entrance test will be conducted in various cities of the country.
Students should note that the entry to several B.Tech programs will be on the basis of the JEE Main scores. Symbiosis Institute of Technology shall provide admissions to students on the basis of merit in either SET or JEE Main entrance exams.

Date of Examination 05 May 2019
Time of Examination 9:30 AM
Examination Fees Rs.1500

The candidate must satisfy the Symbiosis Eligibility Criteria to write the entrance exam.

The following are the Eligibility Criteria for the General Category:

Pass/Appearing XII   (10+2) examination with minimum of 45% marks (40% for SC/ST candidates)

Starting date of registration 29 January 2019
Last date of registration 14 April 2019
Syllabus for SET 2017:

The syllabus for Symbiosis Entrance Test depends on the course for which the student is aiming to enroll for.

There are eight dominant departments in this syllabus in Symbiosis University which hosts its own set of entrance examinations in various cities. They are:
  • Law
  • Management
  • Health and Biomedical Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Mass
  • Media and Communication
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences and Computer Studies 
Syllabus for SET comprises of a common section and a department selective.
Each of the departments in Symbiosis International University have their own testing areas and syllabus.

SET 2017 Common Section Syllabus:

The syllabus for common section of the test comprises of topics like:

  • Data Interpretation - introduction to data interpretation, bar graphs, calculation techniques, column graphs, data sufficiency, graphs representing area, line charts, pie charts, tables and caselets and venn diagrams.
  • Quantitative Aptitude - pipes and cisterns, averages, binomial theorem, coordinate geometry, functions, geometry, inequalities, linear equations, logarithm, mensuration, mixtures and alligations, number systems and number theory, percentages, permutation and combination, probability, profit and loss, progressions - arithmetic, geometric and harmonic, quadratic equations, bicycle races, clocks, ratio and proportion, set theory, simple and compound interest, speed, distance and time, trigonometry and blood relations.
  • Logical Reasoning and its syllabus ranges from Boolean logic, critical reasoning and cubes to family tree, logic based problems, logical deductions, logical links, reasoning puzzles, sequencing and arrangement, syllogism, verbal reasoning based on binary logic, cryptographic decoding on a basic level, alphabets and numbers logic identification. 
SET 2017 Verbal Section Syllabus
  • Reading Comprehension - facts and opinions, global questions, idea organization patterns, identifying purpose and tone, identifying central points, identifying main ideas, inferences, inferential questions, logical or cause and effect questions, predicting and identifying supporting details, recognizing and evaluating arguments, specific detail questions and understanding vocabulary.
  • Verbal Ability - is verbs, adjectives, adverbs, analogies, antonyms, articles, conjunctions, direct and indirect speech, origin of words(Latin/roman), phobias, manias, odd one out, misplaced modifiers, prepositions, punctuation, roots and prefixes, suffixes, sentence completion, identifying errors in sentences, synonyms and tenses.
SET 2017 Syllabus for Law:

  • Legal reasoning - Indian Constitution, Indian Penal Code, Law of Tort, Indian Contract Act, Family Law, Intellectual property rights, labor laws etc.
  • SET also tests the students on General Knowledge and the syllabus for GK is Politics.
  • History - ancient, medieval, modern and world, geography, economics, general science, science and technology, environment and ecology.
  • Current Affairs (most Important) - National and international news, most recent and dominant news in the fields of sports, science, places, people, economics, book releases, prizes awarded and author recognitions.
  • SET 2017 Syllabus for Engineering:
  • Subjects which have been studied in 10th and 12th are tested on a basic level for securing an engineering seat in Symbiosis Institute of Technology.
  • The subjects which have to be given most importance are Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

SET 2017 Syllabus for Media, Communication and Design

  • Visualization - simple and complex 2D as well as 3D geometric shapes, effective forms of their representations in any given plane and various forms of manipulations, understanding basic relations of conversion from one plane to another.
  • Observational, Perceptual and Reasoning - object identification, attention to details, effective interpretation, opinions, meanings and conclusions, analysis and expression in systematic manner, relating to real life scenarios using 2D structures.
  • Creative and problem solving abilities for obtaining solutions.
  • Application of basic knowledge of Science and Mathematics - application observation, science and mathematics (studied in 10th), connections.
  • SET 2017 Syllabus for Art, Craft, Culture, Design and Environment:
  • Basics on global level, people, tools, materials, techniques, culture progression, issues faced by people, scarcity of environmental basics, national and international trends in life, influences, concerns, actions taken by international organizations like UNESCO, UNICEF etc. and contemporary trends worldwide.
SET 2017 Syllabus for Health and Biomedical Sciences:
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • The above subjects will be tested only until 10th and 12th standard level. 
SET 2017 Syllabus for Management:
  • Quantitative
  • Verbal. 
Mode of application
SET 2017 Application Procedure:

Candidates can fill the application form through online mode by visiting the official site of Symbiosis University.
Prior to filling the form, the applicants will have to register themselves after which a unique SET id will be generated. Using this they must log in onto the official website.
Then the applicants must upload the scanned documents of a recent photograph and signatures in the appropriate formats.
Then, the applicants must pay the application fees of Rs.1500 which is to be paid via credit/debit card, net banking or e-challan or DD payment.
The applicant then must submit the application form and also take a printout of the same for future use.
Students should note that it is compulsory to complete registration process by filling up the online application form  and submit it successfully so as to appear for the exam on the decided date.

Symbiosis is known for quality education and offers an array of undergraduate programmes in Law, Management, Computer Studies, Health Sciences, Design, Media & Communication, Economics, Engineering and Liberal Arts.

Mode of application   Online
Mode of exam    Online

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