SET 2014 - Entrance Test Notification & Dates

SET which is a common written entrance test will be held on May 3, 2014. The test will be conducted for undergraduate law programs offered by law institutes under Symbiosis International University for the academic year 2014. The paper has to be cleared for getting admission into i) Symbiosis Law School, Puneor ii) Symbiosis Law School, NoidaOnline Registration for the same closes on April 13, 2014.

It is a mandatory written test for the admission process for the undergraduate programmes of the following Symbiosis institutes namely:

1. Symbiosis Law School [SLS] – Pune
2. Symbiosis Law School [SLS] – Noida
3. Symbiosis Institute of Computers Studies and Research [SICSR]
4. Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS] – Pune
5. Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication [SIMC-UG]
6. Symbiosis School of Economics [SSE]
7. Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS]-Noida
8. Symbiosis Institute of Design [SID]

However, SET is not mandatory for the Symbiosis institute of Technology (SIT), Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS), Symbiosis College of Nursing (SCON) and Symbiosis School of Liberal Arts (SSLA)
SET 2014 Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must be XII Passed or equivalent course in any discipline from any recognized Board/University with minimum 50% marks for General (open) category and 45% marks for students of SC /ST category

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SET 2014 Admission Process: Candidate should note that SET is only the first step. Each Symbiosis institute has its independent selection process

SET-2014 has 5 different papers; namely, General, Design, Law, Engineering and Health Sciences
The test will be conducted in two sessions, morning and afternoon

A candidate may take more than one paper. However, he will have to choose one paper from morning session and one paper from afternoon session

Session & Time and Paper/Institutes

Morning Session (09.30 am to 12.00 noon)

Law (Symbiosis Law School [SLS] – Pune, (Symbiosis Law School [SLS] – Noida, Design Symbiosis Institute of Design [SID]

Afternoon Session (02.30 pm to 05.00 pm)

General: Symbiosis Institute of Computers Studies and Research [SICSR], Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS] – Pune, Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication [SIMC-UG],Symbiosis School of Economics [SSE], Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS] – Noida,Symbiosis School of Liberal Arts [SSLA]

Engineering: Symbiosis Institute of Technology [SIT], Health Sciences: Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences [SIHS], Symbiosis College of Nursing [SCON]

A candidate aspiring to pursue an undergraduate programme at Symbiosis should carefully follow the actions to be taken in 3 stages mentioned below

SET 2014 Application Form/Procedure:


Register online at

You may register for one paper in the morning; viz, Law or Design and one paper in the afternoon session; viz, Engineering, General or Health Sciences

For Engineering and Health Sciences, if a candidate wishes to offer scores other than SET, he/she need not register for SET and apply directly to the concerned institute

You need to upload your latest scanned photograph at the time of registration

Follow the instructions for payment of test fee of Rs. 1500/- on the SET website. This includes charges for prospectus of the undergraduate programmes at Symbiosis International University

Print “admit card” directly from the SET website from 21st Apr 2014 onwards. Bring the admit card and a photo identity to the test centre. It will be authenticated during the Test. (Candidates shall preserve the authenticated admit card till the admission processes of the desired Symbiosis institutes are over. If the admit card is lost, no duplicate admit card will be issued). Appear for the test.


Apply online to the desired SIU’s constituent institutes

The SET website ( allows a facility to directly apply online to an institute
Candidates may also apply from the institute’s website

To apply for admission to an institute, a candidate must register for the relevant SET paper
For example, to apply to Symbiosis Law School, register for Law paper at SET

Candidates applying to Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT), Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS), Symbiosis College of Nursing (SCON) or Symbiosis School of Liberal Arts [SSLA] with other than SET-2014 score should refer to the respective institute websites and apply


Attend further selection process of the chosen institutes, if invited
Each institute has its own cutoff, as mentioned in the prospectus

The institutes will announce short listed candidates for attending further selection process

The individual institute as per their schedules will announce short listed candidates list &waiting list

For details of selection process and schedules, please refer to the website of respective institutes


While adequate care is taken in ensuring that there are no mistakes in reading the answer sheet by the scanning machine, there is no provision of revaluation of the answer sheet of any candidate

The scores published by the Symbiosis Test Secretariat shall be final and shall not be subject to any appeal or revaluation

The SET score card will be available on the website for a period of one month from the date of declaration of results i.e. from 19th May 2014 to 20th June 2014

Those candidates paying through cash or Demand Draft, should ensure that

i) Bank challan for cash payment, (Axis Bank/Indian Bank) or
ii) Demand Draft along with payment advice form for Demand Draft payment reaches

Symbiosis Test Secretariat by 27th Apr 2014 at the following address Symbiosis Test Secretariat, Symbiosis International University, Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi, Dist: Pune-412115

Symbiosis Test Secretariat will not be responsible for non-delivery or any delay on the part of Courier/Postal Services

To complete registration process, a candidate is required to register online for SET Test at and appear for the test

It is also mandatory to complete registration by filling up the on line application form of desired institute for desired programme before the closing date of application for the respective institute

SET 2014 Test Structure

SET is an aptitude test and objective in nature for all the papers. Each question has four options as answers. There is no negative marking for wrong answers. All sections are mandatory

The duration of SET is 150 minutes comprising objective questions

The constituent institutes use scores of the test for admission

Papers: SET is conducted in two sessions for five question papers. A candidate may apply to take one paper from each session

Institutes: The constituent institutes use scores of the following for admission
Law (09.30 am to 12.00 noon)

Logical Reasoning: 30 questions, 30 marks

Legal Reasoning: 30 questions, 30 marks

Analytical Reasoning: 30 questions, 30 marks

Reading Comprehension: 30 questions, 30 marks

General Knowledge: 30 questions, 30 marks

Total 150 questions, 150 marks

Design (9.30 am to 12.00 noon.): Design: 150 questions, Marks 150

General (2.30 pm to 5.00 pm)

General English: 40 questions, 40 marks

Quantitative: 40 questions, 40 marks

General Awareness: 40 questions, 40 marks

Analytical & Logical Reasoning: 30 question, 30 marks

Total 150 questions, 150 marks

Engineering (02.30 pm to 05.00 pm)

Physics: 25 questions, 50 marks

Chemistry: 25 questions, 50 marks

Mathematics: 50 question, 100 marks

Total: 100 questions, 200 marks

Health Sciences (02.30 pm to 05.00 pm)

Physics: 25 questions, 50 marks

Chemistry: 25 questions, 50 marks

Biology: 50 questions, 100 marks

Total: 100 questions, 200 marks

Test Cities: SET test is conducted in 18 cities. A candidate may choose any one city. The centre and its address will be informed to the candidate on the admit card

Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kochi, Kolhapur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Noida and Pune

*Symbiosis Test Secretariat reserves the right to change or allot a city other than the one requested by the candidate in the event of the requested city is not being available for any reason

Reservation Policy: As per the UGC guideline 2006, the reservation policy for all the institutes under the University is as given below:

Within the sanctioned intake

SC - 15%; ST - 7.5%; Differently Abled – 3%

Over and above the intake

Kashmir Migrants: 02 seats per programme
International Students: 15%

Defence Quota: 05% for SLS-PUNE and SICSR

Note: Candidate applying for the above mentioned categories will be required to submit the supporting documents at the time of GE/PI

SET 2014 Important Dates:

Online Registration closes 13th April 2014

Payment Closes on April 16, 2014

Date of SET 2014 Exam: 03rd May 2014

Symbiosis Entrance Test Time

Law/Design: 09.30 a.m. to 12.00 noon; Engineering/General/Design: 02.30 p.m. to 05.00 p.m. 

SET 2014 result: 19th May 2014

Symbiosis International University

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