SET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

SET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
October 1, 2021
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Symbiosis Admission Test (SET) is conducted by Symbiosis International (Deemed University) for admission to Symbiosis Institutes. The SET exam is a portal for entry into undergraduate programs such as management, law, engineering, economics, mass communication, computer science, and humanities.

Symbiosis Entrance Test 2022 (SET 2022) is a university-level entrance examination administered by Symbiosis International (Deemed University), a private college in Pune. 

There are four input tests for symbiosis:

  1. Symbiotic Acceptance Test (SLAT)
  2. Symbiosis entrance exam (SEED)
  3. Institute of Technological Engineering Symbiosis (SITEEE) entrance exam
  4. SET-General- For management / mass communication / economics / humanities / computer research.


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SET News/ LatestUpdate

SET for the academic year 2021-2022 was conducted in an internet-based test mode with AI and human surveillance.

SIU sets the exam model for the SET exam. The SET 2022 exam will be held across the country on 3rd July 2022 in Internet-Based Testing (IBT) mode. The test is carried out with the help of artificial intelligence and human proctors. The SET 2022 questions document will have four multiple-choice sections of questions.

The SET 2022 test model has been revised. The question number in each section has been reduced. The duration of the exam is also shortened. The last 30 mins are available for the written aptitude test.

No other changes were made. Candidates taking the exam can review the SET exam model here, which includes pertinent thesis details such as subjects, grades, section weights, and other exam details.

About Exam & Exam Conducting Authority

2022 SET entrance exam highlights:

Exam name Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET)
Conducting Authority Symbiosis International (Deemed University)
Exam level National Level
Exam frequency Once a year
Exam mode Online (IBT)
Duration 2 hrs and 30 mins
Syllabus General English, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Skills, and General Awareness
Exam pattern MCQs with no negative marking
Language English
Application fees Rs 1750
Number of Seats 760 seats
Exam purpose Admission into 7 colleges
Courses offered BBA, BCA, BA Mass Communication, BA/BSC Liberal Arts, BSc Eco/Eco(H)
No. of test cities 80
Helpdesk No. 040-23417875
Official website

SET: Exam’s Basic Information

  • SET may be a general term used for the entrance exams conducted by the Symbiosis Institute (Deemed University) for admission into bachelors’ programs into their various branches.
  • Symbiosis International (Deemed Universities) is officially accredited and specifically recognized by the University Grants Commission, India. The university offers degrees and programs leading to officially recognized degrees, such as bachelor’s degrees in management, law, engineering, mass communication, economics, humanities, and computer science.

SET Exam Date

SET exam notification 2022 is already out. SET 2022 exam Dates have been confirmed by the exam conducting authorities. The tentative dates are updated in the table below:

Refer to the table provided below for important dates and events. 

SET events SET dates Salient features
SET registrations begin 25-Jan-2022 Application forms for the new session were released online
Last date of application


Candidates have to fill out the SET application form and pay the application fee of INR 1,950 

Infrastructure Readiness Check (IRC)

To be announced The IRC process will be conducted to check the readiness of the candidates’ laptop/desktop for the hardware and software requirements

SET 2022 admit card availability


SET 2022 admit cards will be available on the official website of SET after the candidates had booked their slots for SET and DRC

Slot Booking for DRC and Actual Test

To be announced Candidates will be required to book their slots for the Dry Run Check and Actual Test too

Dry Run Check (DRC)

To be announced The process will be conducted to familiarize the students with the actual exam and provide a hassle-free experience

SET 2022 exam


SET will be conducted in computer-based test mode from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Result declaration


SIU will release an official notification regarding the declaration of the result 

Details regarding the rest of the phases of the exam in 2022 are still unavailable. It will be reflected here as the dates are announced. However, till then one can conjecture the time gaps seeing the details of the 2021 exam.

Events SET Exam 2022 (Announced)
Registration starts from 25th January 2022
Last date for registration 15th June 2022
Last date for fee submission 15th June 2022
Availability of admit card 22nd June 2022
Symbiosis SET 2022 exam date 3rd July 2022
Declaration of result 12th July 2022

To know more about the SET exam 2022 date click here

SET Exam Notification

  1. SET 2022 exam Dates have been confirmed by the exam conducting authorities. Check the dates table or Click SET Dates.
  2. All changes to the online application form (except exam city preference and admission category will only be accepted until the application deadline.)
  3. After the time limit, changes are not permitted under any circumstances. Upon completion of SET / SLAT / SITEEE 2022 online payment, no request to change city or test category will be answered.
  4. SET/SLAT/SITEEE 2022 will take place online in 83 cities across India. Candidates can choose three preferences for the test city.
  5. Your photo cannot be bigger than 100 kb. If the photo is not scanned and uploaded according to the instructions given, the application will be canceled.

For 2021: SET 2021 was conducted in internet-based test mode this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The exam lasted for four days, ie 10-13 July. The SET application form was published on the official website on February 18, 2021. The last filing date for SET 2021 was June 28. Applicants must reserve their seats before the exam and also go through the DRC and IRC processes.

SET Eligibility Criteria

Courses Eligibility Criteria
B. Tech · Standard XII (10+2) passed from the recognized board with Physics and arithmetic as compulsory subjects alongside one among the Chemistry / Biotechnology / Biology / Technical Vocational Subjects.

· Obtained a minimum of 45% marks (40% just in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes) within the above subjects taken together.

BA LLB, BBA LLB • Standard XII (10+2) or equivalent exam passed from any recognized board

• Obtained a minimum of 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 exam passed from any recognized board OR equivalent government approved diploma (10+3)

· Obtained a minimum of 50% marks (45% marks for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes)

Eligibility Criteria for NRI students-

A student is eligible to use as an NRI if he/she has appeared for either 10th or 10+2 (equivalent to the Indian 10th or 12th) exam outside India. it’s mandatory for NRI students, who have appeared for his or her 10th standard exam outside India and 12th in India, to seem for SET/SLAT/SITEEE as applicable.

SET exam reservation details

There will be some reservations for selected categories that belonging candidates can cash in of. The reservation details for the SET exam are tabulated below

Scheduled Caste 15%
Scheduled Tribe 7.50%
Differently-abled Students 3%
Armed Forces Dependents (Ward of Retired/Serving) 5%
Kashmiri Migrants 2 seats over the sanctioned intake

SET Registration Process

The following ate the steps for SET Registration.

1st Step – Go browsing on the website. Please note that the registrations are often done from February 18, 2022, to June 4, 2022.

2nd STEP – Now click the “Register to register SET 2022” button.

3rd STEP – Click ‘I Agree’ to register for SET 2022.

4th STEP – Fill in the details and click on Save & Continue once this page appears.

5th STEP – Enter the OTP you just received in your mobile number and press the SET 2022 registration button.

6th STEP – Your ID is going to be generated and you’ll be redirected to Payment Gateway.

7th STEP – Select the exams and Institution that you simply wish to seem for and click on to pay once you verify the quantity.

8th STEP – There are several online payment methods available. Your registration process involves an end once you create your payment.


  1. No changes shall be permitted after the deadline under any circumstances.
  2. After getting a singular SET 2022 code, you want to log in and fill the appliance form very carefully.
  3. You register for reports during the morning session (e.g. SET-Engineering (SITEEE)or SET-Law (SLAT) and/or documents during the afternoon session (SET-General).

Note: If the applicant submits a trial application other than SITEEE, he/she does not need to apply to SITEEE; instead, he can contact the relevant agency (Symbiosis Institute of Technology).

  1. Upload your latest scanned color passport size photo at the time of online registration.
  2. Your photograph shouldn’t be quite 3 months old.
  3. Make sure that the knowledge you’ve got filled in is accurate.

The events of SET 2021

The official schedule for all SET 2021 events is as follows:

Online registration starts Thursday, February 18, 2021
The last day of online registration and payment Friday, June 4, 2021 (until midnight)
Admit Card Monday, June 14, 2021, to Sunday, June 27, 2021
Entrance Test Date Sunday, 27 June 2021
Entrance Test Time:
SET Law (SLAT 2021)/Engineering (SITEEE 2021) 9:30 am to 11:15 am
General (SET2021) 2:30 pm to 4:15 pm
Test Result Thursday, July 8, 2021

SET Application Fee

  • Symbiosis SET 2022 registration fee was INR 1950. (Non-refundable and non-transferable).
  • The registration fee for Symbiosis SITEEE 2022 is INR 2000. (Non-refundable and non-transferable). Likewise with the registration fee for the SIT program.
  • If you wish to take the morning and evening tests, you must pay a registration fee for the entrance test for both sessions.
  • You are also expected to pay a program registration fee of Rs. 1000/- for each program. (Non-refundable and non-transferable)
  • The amount of the fee is non-refundable.
  • The category of applicants does not affect the number of fees.

Highlights of the SET 2022 registration fees are listed in the table below:

Registration Mode Online and Offline
Registration Fee Rs.1950/- + Rs.1000/- Program Registration Fee for a Program

The Symbiosis International University website has made the SET 2022 application form available now. You must complete the following mandatory steps to complete your application:

Notes on the form

  1. Complete the online registration form.
  2. Make payment – according to the chosen institution/program via Payment Gateway/Payment Gateway Bank of India.
  3. Offline payment option – If you have selected offline payment, you need to set up a search project that supports the “Secretariat for Symbiosis Test”, which is paid in Pune.

Modes of Payments

Online: Net banking, debit card, credit card via account counter, Indian bank payment gateway.

Offline: The “DD payment” mode of payment in the “Run payment” section has to be selected. Participants can print a payment advice note, fill in the DD data, sign it and send it with DD only to the symbiosis test secretariat to:



Gram: Lavale, Valley: Mulshi, Dist.: Pune – 412115

Phone: 020-28116226 / 27.

SET Exam Center

The general SET entrance exam is held at 83 SET exam centers across the country. This year, however, the 2022 SET exam will take place online at home. The SET test center is mentioned on the candidate’s admission card. Examinees are advised to know the location of the SET exam center in advance to avoid problems in the future. You must bring your SET exam card along with a government photo ID to the exam center.

Exam Centers

A detailed list of SET 2022 test centers is given below.

Gangtok/Bardang- Sikkim Agra – Uttar Pradesh
Nagpur – Maharashtra Ahmedabad – Gujarat
Guwahati – Assam Nashik – Maharashtra
Ahmednagar – Maharashtra Gwalior – Madhya Pradesh
Navi Mumbai – Maharashtra Ajmer – Rajasthan
Hooghly – West Bengal Noida – G Noida – Ghaziabad – Delhi NCR
Aligarh – Uttar Pradesh Hyderabad – Telangana
Panipat – Haryana Allahabad – Uttar Pradesh
Indore – Madhya Pradesh Panjim – Goa
Jabalpur – Madhya Pradesh Patiala- Punjab
Ambala – Haryana Amravati – Maharashtra
Jaipur – Rajasthan Patna – Bihar
Amritsar – Punjab Jalandhar – Punjab
Port Blair – Andaman and Nicobar Island Asansol – West Bengal
Jammu – Jammu, and Kashmir Aurangabad – Maharashtra
Jamshedpur – Jharkhand Pune – Maharashtra
Raipur – Chhattisgarh Bareli – Uttar Pradesh
Jhansi – Uttar Pradesh Rajkot – Gujarat
Bengaluru – Karnataka Jodhpur – Rajasthan
Ranchi – Jharkhand Bhilai – Chhattisgarh
Kanpur – Uttar Pradesh Roorkee – Uttarakhand
Bhopal – Madhya Pradesh Karnal – Haryana
Shillong – Meghalaya Bhubaneswar – Odisha
Kochi / Ernakulam – Kerala Shimla – Himachal Pradesh
Bilaspur – Chhattisgarh Kolhapur – Maharashtra
Siliguri – West Bengal Chandigarh / Mohali – Punjab
Kolkata – West Bengal Surat – Gujarat
Chennai – Tamil Nadu Kota – Rajasthan
Thane – Maharashtra Coimbatore – Tamil Nadu
Kottayam – Kerala Thiruvananthapuram – Kerala
Cuttack – Odisha Kozhikode – Kerala
Thrissur – Kerala Dehradun – Uttarakhand
Lucknow – Uttar Pradesh Udaipur – Rajasthan
Delhi Gurugram – Delhi NCR Ludhiana – Punjab
Vadodara – Gujarat Dhanbad – Jharkhand
Madurai – Tamil Nadu Varanasi – Uttar Pradesh
Meerut – Uttar Pradesh Faridabad – Delhi NCR
Dibrugarh – Assam Mumbai – Maharashtra
Visakhapatnam – Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada – Andhra Pradesh
Gandhinagar – Gujarat Missouri – Karnataka

SET Syllabus

Check the below syllabus for SET for every section of the question paper.

Section 1: General English

Refer to the table below to understand the important topics of the overall English section.

The General English Section of SET Exam Syllabus
Synonyms Antonyms Error Spotting
Fill in the blanks Analogy Prepositions
Articles Grammar Vocabulary

Refer to the table below to understand the important topics of the Quant section.Section 2: Quantitative Aptitude

The Quantitative Section of SET Exam Syllabus
Profit and Loss Percentage Algebra
Discount Time, Speed, and Distance Time and Work
Permutation and Combination Number System Probability

Refer to the table below to understand the important topics of the Logical Reasoning section.Section 3: Logical Reasoning

The Logical Reasoning Section of SET Exam Syllabus
Arrangement Series Blood Relations
Syllogism Assumptions Venn Diagram
Verbal Reasoning (cause and effect) Situation-based Decision Making

Refer to the table below to understand the important topics of the overall Awareness section.Section 4: General Awareness

The General Awareness Section of SET Exam Syllabus
Companies and Founders Sports Science
wards Books and Authors Current Affairs

Exam PatternTo know more about SET exam syllabus click here

  1. Please note that the SET/SLAT/SITEEE 2022 is going to be conducted within the Computer Based Test (CBT) mode.
  2. The duration of every test is going to be 105 mins. (75 mins for MCQ’s and followed by a half-hour for WAT)
  3. Date: July 3, 2022

Afternoon Session: (Reporting time: 12:30 pm) 2.30 pm to 04:15 pm

  1. No negative marking for wrong answers.
  2. All sections are mandatory.
  3. WAT for SLAT/SET is going to be evaluated by the respective institute (s)/program (s) that you’ve got paid and are shortlisted.
  4. WAT scores won’t be declared alongside the SET/SLAT scorecard.

SET 2022 General Exam Pattern:

General English 20 20
Quantitative 20 20
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 15 15
General Awareness 20 20
WAT – Yes Total: 75 Total: 75


Logical Reasoning 15 15
Legal Reasoning 15 15
Analytical Reasoning 15 15
Reading Comprehension 15 15
GK 15 15
WAT – Yes Total: 75 Total: 75

SET 2022 Exam Pattern – SITEEE

Physics 17 34
Chemistry 17 34
Maths 36 72
Total Questions 70 140

SET Admit Card

To download the admit card of SET exam 2022:

  • Go to the SET website.
  • Snap-on the ‘Admit Card’ connect.
  • The screen will display a login window.
  • Enter the SET ID and click on the “Login” tab.
  • The screen will display the Admit Card.
  • Download and take numerous printouts of future references.

To know more about SET exam admit card click here

SET Result

Follow the steps offered underneath to download the SET result for 2022 and further:

Steps to download SET Result.

Stage 1. Go to the authority site –

Stage 2. Type within the login credentials i.e., SET ID and password.

Stage 3. Presently, the rundown of shortlisted applicants will show up on the screen.

Stage 4. Download and print out the outcome for future reference.

The scorecard will be accessible for download on the authority site for a length of a month after the outcome declaration. There’s no office for getting scores re-checked or re-examined for SET test results.

To know more about SET exam result click here

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Q1. Are there any reservation criteria in Symbiosis SET 2022?

A. Yes, there’s a reservation policy within the exam. For SC/ ST category candidates, 15% of seats are reserved.

Q2. Which all Law Institutes accept SET Scores?

A. The scores accepting the many the SET exam are as follows:

Pune, SLS – Symbiosis school of law

Noida, SLS – Symbiosis school of law

Hyderabad, SLS – Symbiosis school of law

Nagpur, SLS – Symbiosis school of law

Q3. What’s the validity of the SET 2022 score?

A. SET 2022 scores are going to be valid just for admission within the school year 2021-22.

Q4. What are the documents which candidates got to carry with them to the exam center?

A. Alongside the text of admit card, candidates got to carry a passport size photo and valid ID proof.

Q5. What’s SET and when will it’s have conducted?

A. SET may be a university-level exam that’s conducted per annum by Symbiosis International (Deemed) University to supply admission to candidates within the undergraduate course. The 2022 SET exam takes place from July 10 to 13.

Q6. How am I able to check the SET exam result 2022?

A. You’ll check the SET exam 2022 result using your login credentials.

Q7. What’s the aim of the SET exam 2022?

A. The SET exam is used for admission to seven renowned colleges of the International University of Symbiosis.

Q8. Am I able to pay the SET application fee offline?

A. Yes, the SET application fee is often paid offline and online also. Candidates pay offline through a requirement Draft. The DD should be drawn in the favor of “Symbiosis Test Secretariat” payable at Pune. Candidates also can pay the fee online through MasterCard, open-end credit, net banking, or UPI using the subsequent gateways:

  • Bill desk Payment Gateway
  • Ease buzz Payment Gateway
  • Indian Bank Payment Gateway

Q9. Is there a negative marking on the SET question paper?

A. No, there’s no negative marking consistent with the exam pattern. Candidates won’t be awarded any marks for incorrect answers or unanswered questions.

Q10. Will there be a GD/PI round for admission to SIU institutes or the SET exam score is that the only criteria for admission?

A. Yes, after results are announced, a PI round is going to be conducted by the seven SIU institutes accepting SET scores for admission. The counseling schedule is going to be available on the official website of every institute. This year, the WAT round is going to be conducted on the SET exam day. Candidates are going to be given half-hour for WAT.



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