SET 2020

Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) is conducted by Symbiosis International (Deemed University) for admission into Symbiosis institutes. SET exam 2020 is likely to be held in the month of May 2020 at all exam centers. SET exam is a gateway for admissions to undergraduate courses like Management, Law, Engineering, Economics, Design, Mass Communication, Computer Studies, Liberal Arts and Culinary Arts. The exam is conducted in about 80 cities across the country in online mode or computer-based test mode. The SET admission process is likely to begin in the first week of January 2020 for all courses.

SET 2020 Highlights

Check out the important highlights and features of the SET exam in the table below to get an overview of the SET 2020 exam.

Features Details
Exam Name Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET)
Conducting body Symbiosis International (Deemed University)
Exam Level National Level
Exam Frequency Once a year
Exam Mode Online (Computer based mode)
Exam Duration 2 hours 
Exam Syllabus General English, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Skills and General Awareness
Exam Pattern Multiple Choice Questions with no negative marking
Language English
Exam Fees Rs 1500
Exam Purpose Admission into 7 colleges
Course Offered BBA, BCA, BA Mass Communication, BA/BSC Liberal Arts, BSc Eco/Eco(H), BSc Culinary Arts
No. of Test Cities 80
Exam Helpdesk No 040-23417875
Exam Website

SET 2020 Important Dates & Events

Events SET 2020 Dates Salient Features
SET exam registrations start Last week of January 2020 Registrations for the new session will begin online on the official website
SET exam registrations end Third week of April 2020 Candidates will have to fill the SET application form and pay the application fee of Rs 1500 
SET admit cards released Last week of April 2020 SET 2020 admit cards will be released on the SET official website
SET exam date First week of May 2020 SET exam 2020 will take place in CBT mode in 80 test cities
SET exam 2020 result Second Week of May 2020 Official notification will be released on the official website

SET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Symbiosis Institute of Management prescribes certain eligibility criteria for SET BBA 2020, which are as follows:
  • Candidate must have appeared or passed the class XIIth examination from recognized board
  • Student belonging to general category must have scored a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate in the qualifying examination. Whereas, candidates belonging to SC/ST category must score a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate.
  • Aspirants who have appeared for XIIth examinations and results are awaited can also apply.
  • NRI aspirants are also eligible to apply for SET BBA provided they have appeared for 10 or 10+2 examinations outside India.

SET BBA Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Institute Wise

Participating institutes of SET BBA 2020 prescribes different eligibility criteria for admission into BBA programme. The table below provides the institute wise eligibility criteria of SET BBA 2020

Name of the Institute General Category Reserved Category
Symbiosis Center for Management Studies, Pune & Noida 50% 45%
Symbiosis Law School (SLS), Pune and Noida 45% 40%
Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research (SICSR), Pune 50% 45%

SET 2020 Registration & Application Form

Registration for SET BBA 2020 will tentatively begin from the third week of January 2020. Students can apply for the SET BBA application form 2020 in online mode. Candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria before filling the application form to appear for SET BBA 2020.

SET BBA Application Form 2020

SET BBA Application Form 2020 - Symbiosis International (Deemed University) will start registration process of SET BBA 2020 from fourth week of January 2020. The last date to submit the SET BBA application form 2020 will be the third week of April. SET BBA is a computer-based entrance exam which will be conducted for students who want to get admission in BBA program offered at Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies (SCMS), Pune and Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies (SCMS), Noida.

How to fill SET BBA 2020 Application Form

The step by step procedure to fill the application form of SET BBA 2020 is given below:

Step 1: Registration:
  • Go to the official website for SET
  • Click on 'Register Here' button
  • A new window will open. Click on 'Register' tab
  • Fill up the registration form
  • Candidate's SET ID will be generated
  • Candidates needed to upload their recent passport size photograph; not more than three months old in required format and size (Photograph in jpg or jpeg format. Image size should not exceed than 100 kb.)
Note: A confirmation email from Symbiosis International (Deemed University) carrying SET ID and Password will be sent to the candidates on their registered email id. Continue filling up the SET BBA 2020 application form

Step 2: Fill the SET BBA Application Form
  • Enter the SSC marks
  • Enter the HSC marks (select "Appeared" in case your result is awaited for this year)
  • Select the choice of Test. (this cannot be changed in future.)
  • After reading the all instructions carefully, click on 'I Agree' button
  • Fill in the details asked in the SET BBA application form 2020
  • Click on 'Save and Continue' button to choose a strong password and hint questions.
  • Click on 'Submit' to register

Step 3: Pay Application Fee of Application form of SET BBA 2020

After filling the application form, candidates have to pay the payment of Rs. 1750 as the application fee for SET BBA 2020 through any of the following below mentioned modes:
  • Bill desk
  • Axis Bank
  • Indian Bank
  • Demand Draft
Some other options to pay the application fee of SET BBA 2020
  • Online Payment by Credit or Debit Card: Candidates can pay the application fee of SET BBA 2020 online using Visa or Master Card.
  • Online Payment through Net Banking: On choosing the Net Banking option, candidates have to choose the bank from the listed banks for paying through NEFT or IMPS modes
  • Cash: On choosing this payment mode, Candidates will get ˜Payment Advice; in three parts. Candidates can pay the application fee in cash at Axis Bank or Indian Bank branches. Refer to the list of branches from the official website. The bank will return two parts of the application form. Sign the ˜Symbiosis Copy' of the payment slip form marked by Axis Bank or Indian Bank and send it to        

    Symbiosis Test Secretariat

    Symbiosis International (Deemed University)

    Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi, Dist: Pune 412115
  • Demand Draft: Make a Demand Draft (DD) of Rs. 1750 from any National Bank in favour of œSymbiosis Test Secretariat payable at Pune. Candidates sign the single copy of the ˜payment advice' for Demand Draft and send it along with Demand Draft to the Symbiosis Test Secretariat to the following address

    Symbiosis International (Deemed University)

    Symbiosis Test Secretariat,

    Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi, Dist: Pune- 412115

SET 2020 Admit Card

Symbiosis International (deemed university), the conducting body, will release SET BBA 2020 admit card tentatively in the third week of April 2020. SET BBA admit card 2020 will be available for download in online mode only. Only those candidates will be able to download the admit card of SET BBA 2020 who will fill the complete application form along with the fee payment before the deadline. SET BBA 2020 admit card can be downloaded by entering the login credentials which will be created at the time of registration. Admit card of SET BBA 2020 is an important document that has to be carried on the day of examination. SET BBA exam is expected to conduct tentatively in the first week of May 2020

SET BBA 2020 - Important Events

Events Dates
SET BBA 2020 Registration Third week of January 2020
Admit card for SET BBA 2020 Third week of April 2020
SET BBA 2020 examination First week of May 2020
SET BBA result 2020 Third week of May 2020

Steps to Download Admit Card for SET BBA 2020

SET BBA admit card 2020 will be available on the official website of Symbiosis International (Deemed University). To download the admit card for SET BBA 2020 aspirants can follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Click on the link provided - (link will be available as authority releases it)

Step 2: Enter login credentials- SET ID and password

Step 3: Click on the tab ˜login'

Step 4: Screen will display SET BBA 2020 admit card

Step 5: Download and take 2-3 print of the admit card for future references.

Details mentioned on the SET BBA Admit Card 2020

Before taking the print of the admit card candidates must check for the following details mentioned on the admit card of SET BBA 2020:

  • Name of the candidate
  • Student's passport size photograph
  • Student's signature
  • Name of the centre
  • Centre address
  • Reporting time
  • Invigilator's signature
  • Exam day instructions

SET BBA Admit Card 2020 - Important Instructions

Symbiosis International Deemed to be University has laid several instructions regarding the admit card of SET BBA 2020, which are as follows:
  • Admit card of SET BBA 2020 should be in coloured print outs. Candidates getting black and the white printout will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.
  • Candidates must reach the centre by 12.30 pm to ensure timely biometric data capture at the centre. Students who will report late to the centre will not be given any extra time.
  • Aspirants must ensure that their coloured passport size photograph is pasted on the admit card. Photograph of the candidate must not more than 3 months old.
  • SET BBA 2020 authenticated admit card for further selection rounds- PI-WAT or ST-PI process.
  • Authenticated admit card of SET BBA 2020 is an important document for selection process at SIU
  • Candidates are not allowed to carry any electronic gadgets like mobile phone, calculator, smart watches and so forth.
  • Aspirants will not be allowed to enter the examination hall later than 3.30 pm
  • Students are advised to look for the centre in advance to avoid the hassle on the day of examination
  • Authorities will not provide any stay or travel arrangements.
  • Candidates belonging to the category of differently abled must carry relevant documents on the day of examination
  • Score once declared by the authorities will be final and no changes will be made

SET 2020 Exam Pattern

Symbiosis International (Deemed University) the conducting body, will prescribe the SET BBA 2020 exam pattern. SET BBA exam pattern 2020 involves the types of questions, number of questions, exam duration and marking scheme. Exam pattern of SET BBA 2020 consists of multiple-choice questions. Last year, SET BBA exam had 150 MCQs (multiple choice questions) divided into three sections. The duration of the test was 2.5 hours.

SET BBA Exam Pattern 2020 - Highlights

Exam pattern of SET BBA 2020 involves the following aspects:

Features Details
Exam duration 120 minutes
Number of sections Four
Nature of questions Multiple Choice Questions
Number of questions 90
Total marks 90
Negative marking No
Mode of examination Computer-based
Examination timing 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

SET BBA Exam Pattern 2020

Name of the section Number of questions Total marks
Quantitative Aptitude 24 24
General English 24 24
General Awareness 24 24
Analytical and Logical reasoning 18 18
Total 90 90
SET BBA 2020 Exam Pattern - Marking Scheme
  • Candidates will be given 1 mark for every correct answer.
  • There is no negative marking for wrong answers.

SET 2020 Syllabus

The officials do not predefine any fixed syllabus for SET BBA 2020. However, on the basis of previous year exams the table below mentions the topics that are likely to be covered

Verbal Ability Quantitative Aptitude Analytical and Logical Reasoning General Awareness
  • Synonyms
  • Contextual Vocabulary
  • Antonyms
  • Grammar Prepositions, Articles
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Error Spotting
  • Analogy
  • Percentage
  • Discount
  • Profit & Loss
  • Time & Work
  • Time, Speed & Distance
  • Algebra
  • Permutation & Combination
  • Number System
  • Probability
  • Arrangement Seating/Circular
  • Venn Diagram
  • Series
  • Blood Relationship
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Assumption
  • Cubes
  • Syllogisms
  • Companies and founders
  • Science
  • Sports
  • Books and authors
  • Awards

SET 2020 Results

Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies (SCMS), Pune will announce SET BBA 2020 result in online mode in second week of May. SET BBA result 2020 will be in the form of a scorecard. Candidates could download the scorecard of SET BBA 2020 by entering the necessary login details. The validity of SET BBA score 2020 is for one year. All the candidates who qualify SET BBA exam, they will have to take part in the next round of selection which includes WAT and PI.

Important Dates for SET BBA Result 2020

The tentative schedule about the result of SET BBA 2020 is mentioned in the dates that are given below in the table:

Event Date
SET BBA 2020 First week of May 2020
SET BBA 2020 Result Second week of May 2020
SET BBA Selection process Third week of May 2020

How To Check SET BBA Result cum Scorecard 2020

Step 1 - Click on the official link (will be provided later)

Step 2 - Click on the tab which states Download SET BBA scorecard

Step 3 - A new login window will open

Step 4 - Enter the SET BBA login id and password

Step 5 - SET BBA result 2020 cum scorecard will be displayed on the screen

Step 6 - Download and take a printout of the scorecard 

Details Mentioned in SET BBA 2020 Result

The following information will be mentioned in SET BBA result 2020

  • Name of the candidate
  • Registration or roll number of the candidate
  • Sectional scores
  • Overall score

SET 2020 Cut off

Symbiosis International (Deemed University) will release the SET BBA 2020 cutoff marks soon. The participating institutes will declare SET BBA cutoff 2020 individually for each programme. Until the officials announce this year's cutoff, candidates can check previous years' cutoff of SET BBA to get an idea of this year's cutoff. The SET BBA cutoff refers to the minimum marks to be scored by candidates in order to qualify or get shortlisted for the further rounds of the selection procedure to get admissions to the management programme.

SET 2020 Selection Procedure

Symbiosis International University, the conducting body will begin the selection procedure of SET BBA 2020 in the third week of May 2020. SET BBA selection procedure 2020 will start after the declaration of result by the authorities. Result for SET BBA 2020 will be released in the second week of May 2020. Candidates planning to get admission in any one of the affiliated Symbiosis International (Deemed University) institutions, need to follow the SET BBA 2020 selection procedure. As per the selection procedure of SET BBA 2020, one has to appear for the SET BBA exam, followed by institute-specific selection criteria.

Once SET BBA 2020 results and cutoff will announce, candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their scores and institute specific SET BBA cutoff. Shortlisted candidates will be intimated about their PI-WAT schedule and venue by the officials. Personal Interaction and Written Ability Test (PI-WAT) will be conducted by the respective institutes for the BBA course in which they are shortlisted. Candidates will have to attend the PI-WAT round on the specified date and location opted by them during the slot booking; else their prospective seat will be cancelled.

What are PI and WAT?

SET BBA 2020 selection procedure will have the following rounds:
  • Personal Interaction (PI)
  • Written Ability Test (WAT)

Personal Interaction (PI): An specialist panel from Industries / Academics will interview the shortlisted candidates. The interview's questions pertaining to topics like communication skills, general awareness, co-curricular activities, and specific field of interest.

Written Ability Test (WAT): Shortlisted candidates will able to appear for a written test which includes one PAT (Picture Association Test) and an essay on a given topic. Although the selection process of SET BBA 2020 remains regularly the same for all the affiliated institutes, it might be a bit different in some of the institutes. Only those candidates who receive the SET BBA 2020 call letters will be permitted to appear for selection rounds.

Maximum Score: The maximum score applicable for PI-WAT will be 100 marks.

PI-WAT Centres: Candidates will able to book their PI-WAT slot on the official website after the declaration of the result of SET BBA 2020. They can choose the interview date, interview time and location according to their preference. The final admission will be based on the total score of the following

Details of SET BBA Selection Procedure 2020

Component Weightage
Performance in the Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) 50 percent
Personal Interaction and Written Ability Test (PI-WAT) 50 percent
Documents required for SET BBA 2020 Selection Procedure
  • The attested SET BBA Admit Card- Original
  • Call letter (if any)- Original
  • Educational Documents; as mentioned- Original and Copy
  • Photograph- Three (recent)