SET Exam 2022: Application Form (Out), Exam Date, Admit Card

Exam Date

May 14, 2022

Result Date

May 20, 2022

Feb 10, 2022 | Design, Engineering


The application forms for SET exam 2022 were released on Jan 25, 2022. The last date for interested candidates to apply is Apr 24, 2022. The exam will be held online on May 14, 2022. The exam mode is subject to change based on the pandemic situation in the country during that time. Candidates must keep visiting this page for regular updates.

Latest Updates for SET:

  • Jan 25, 2022: The registration for SET Exam 2022 begins today; Jan 25, 2022. The application window closes on Apr 24, 2022. Candidates are requested to visit SET Application Form to register.


About SET Exam

SET exam full form is Symbiosis Entrance Test. The SET exam 2022 is a university-level entrance test conducted by Symbiosis International University, Pune, for admission into various undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Entrance Exams: Symbiosis International University conducts various entrance exams depending on courses opted such as Symbiosis Law Admission Test (SLAT), Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED), SIT Engineering Entrance Exam (SITEEE), and Symbiosis Entrance Test (General SET). The students can visit the university's official website and register for the appropriate exam. After the entrance exam, the candidates will be called for counselling and then be offered admission into a course of their choice, depending on their performance in the exam and other rounds in the selection process. 

Level: SET entrance exam is a national-level entrance test conducted once every year.

Conducting Body: Symbiosis International University, Pune has the authority to conduct SET every year for admissions to 14 integral institutions.

Exam Mode and Date: SET exam notification states that the test will be conducted online, i.e., as a computer-based test (CBT) for all aspirants.

Symbiosis Entrance Test [SET]

The highlights of SET exam 2022 is given below.

SET Exam 2022 Highlights
Exam Name SET
Full Form Symbiosis Entrance Test
Exam Level University Level
Conducting Body Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Pune
Application Mode Online
Languages English
Exam Mode Online i.e. Computer-Based Test (CBT)
Exam Duration 2 Hours and 30 Minutes i.e. 150 Minutes
Official Website

Email: [email protected] 

Phone: 020-67298050, 020-28116226/7

SET Exam 2022 Courses Offered

Symbiosis International University offers several courses. The courses and the entrance exams for the respective course under the university are tabulated below.

LiCourses Offered by Symbiosis International University
Exam Programs
SLAT Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Laws (BA LLB Hons.)
Bachelor of Business Administration & Bachelor of Laws (BBA LLB Hons.)
General SET Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Mass Communication
Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Liberal Arts
Bachelors of Science (B.Sc) in Culinary Arts
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Economics (Hons.)
Bachelors of Science (B.Sc) in Liberal Arts
SEED Bachelor of Design (B.Des)
SITEEE Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)
Bachelor of Business Administration Information Technology (BBA-IT)

SET Exam 2022 Dates

Before appearing for the SET 2022 exam, the dates are crucial from the exam point of view. Applicants who will be appearing for SET 2022 must be very cautious about events related to these dates. Candidates must check for SET exam date 2022 before appearing for the exam.

SET 2022 exam dates and corresponding events are given in the table below.

SET 2022 Exam Dates
Important Events Exam Dates
Application Form Start Date Jan 25, 2022
Application Form Last Date Apr 24, 2022
Late Date for Application Form Payment Apr 24, 2022 
Admit Card Availability Apr 29, 2022
SET 2022 Exam Date May 14, 2022 (Saturday)
Results Announcement May 20, 2022

Read More: SET Exam Dates 2022

SET Exam 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Symbiosis International University offers a variety of programs on its campuses. These programs are offered in many streams, including Management, Design and Engineering, Mass Communication, and Law. All candidates who wish to study at the university must pass the entrance exam.

Candidates must meet the university SET 2022 eligibility criteria for each program before applying for the SET 2022 exam. Each program has its SET 2022 different minimum education requirement. Below are the eligibility requirements for each program.

SLAT: Candidates must have passed the class 10+2 examination in the relevant stream with a minimum of 45% for the General candidates and 40% for the SC/ ST candidates from an accredited Board of Education.

SEED: Candidates must have passed the class 10+2 examination in the relevant stream or 10+3 diploma exam from a Government approved institute with at least 50% marks for the General candidates and 45% for the SC/ST category candidates from an accredited Board of Education.

SITEEE: Candidates must have passed the class 10+2 examination in the relevant stream with a minimum of 45% mark for the General candidates and 40% for the SC/ST candidates from an accredited Board of Education.

General SET: Applicants must have passed the class 10+2 examination in the relevant stream with a minimum of 45% for the General candidates and 40% for the SC/ST category candidates from an accredited Board of Education.

Reservation Criteria: According to the UGC guideline 2006, institutes that fall under the umbrella of a university may have different reservations policies. Below are the highlights of reservation criteria set by Symbiosis International University.

Category wise Reservation for SET Exam 2022
Category Percentage of Intake
SC 15%
ST 7.5%
Differently Abled 3%
Kashmir Migrants 2 seats per program
International Students 15%
Defense Quota 5% for SLS-PUNE and SICSR

SET 2022 International Students Eligibility Guidelines

The rules and instructions for international students attempting the SET 2022 exam are follows.

  • Admissions of international students are centralized for all constituent institutes of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) and are routed through Symbiosis Center for International Education (SCIE).
  • SCIE has15% of the total intake of the respective program for international students which include, Foreign Nationals (FN), Person of Indian Origin (PIO) Card Holders, Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) cardholders, and Non-Resident Indians (NRI).
  • A student can apply as a Foreign National (FN) if they are a citizen of any country other than India and hold a foreign passport.
  • A student can apply as OCI if granted Overseas Citizenship of India and have an OCI card.

Read More: SET Exam Eligibility 2022

SET Exam 2022 Application Form

SET is an entrance exam for Law, Engineering, Design aspirants conducted by Symbiosis International University. The application form for the Symbiosis entrance test is to be done online mode. The candidates must fill the SET 2022 application form before the last date. The candidates must also keep in mind the eligibility criteria while filling the application form for SET 2022 and also meet all the eligibility requirements. The specifications of the application form are specified below.

Registration Date: The application form will be available on the official website of Symbiosis International University.

Registration Fee: Candidates had to pay the registration fee while filling SET 2022 application form of INR 1750 for all candidates. If candidates intended to appear in two entrance tests, i.e., morning and afternoon sessions, they had to pay INR 3500.

Payment Mode: Candidates could pay the application fee online (net banking/ debit card/ credit card) and offline (Demand Draft from any nationalized bank in favour of 'Symbiosis Test Secretariat (STS)' payable in Pune). Contact details must be mentioned if the candidate pays through the demand draft.

How to Apply for SET Exam 2022?

The SET 2022 application process will be held online and comprised various steps. Students will be able to apply online on the official website. Interested candidates can find out the steps involved in the registration process of the SET application form that are listed below.

  • Step 1: Register on the official website by entering the name, email, mobile numbers, password, course, state, and city, and after filling in personal details, click on the 'Submit' button.
  • Step 2: The email ID and mobile number will be verified for future reference.
  • Step 3: Fill the application form with valid personal, academic, and contact details.
  • Step 4: Upload the necessary document (photograph) in the application form.
  • Step 5: Pay the application fee online (debit card/ credit card/ net banking) or offline (Demand Draft in favor of 'Symbiosis Test Secretariat (STS)' payable in Pune).

SET Exam 2022 Application Fee

The SET 2022 application fee is INR 1750 for one program, which is non-refundable. The category of candidates has no effect on the fee amount for taking the exam. The fee can be paid online or offline.

Online mode: Credit Card, Net Banking, Indian Bank Net Banking

Offline mode: Cash and Demand Draft.

SET 2022 Fee details
Category SET Exam Details
Registration Mode Online and Offline
Registration Fee

For One Exam INR 1750

For Two Exams INR 3500

Read More: SET Exam 2022 Application Form

SET Exam 2022 Admit Card

The SET 2022 admit card is an important document that contains essential information like the roll number, exam center, exam timings, and exam timings. Below are the details for the SET Exam 2022.

Availability: SET 2022 admit card was available on the official website of the university.

Download: Candidates should download the hall tickets from the university website. They must enter the SET ID and password to access the hall ticket.

ID Proof: Candidate must carry any one government ID proof such as Voter ID, PAN Card, Aadhar Card, Driving License, Passport along with the admit card.

Details Mentioned on the Admit Card 

The list of particulars that should be present on the SET admit card is as follows.

  • Name of Candidate
  • Roll Number/ Application Number of Candidate.
  • Exam Date
  • Exam Time
  • Exam Venue
  • Photo and Signature of Candidate
  • General Instruction

Note: Candidates must read the instructions on the admit card carefully and to follow them throughout the exam.

Read More: SET Admit Card 2022

SET Exam 2022 Exam Centres

The online examinations for SET/ SLAT/ SEED/ SITEEE 2022 were conducted across India. The test centre allotted to candidates for the SET exam was mentioned on the admit card.

Centre: SET 2022 was conducted in 80 major cities across India.

Choice of Centre: The candidate should mention the centre code and name of their test center choice while filling the application form.

Change of Centre: No consideration is given to any request for a change of subject or test centre that the candidate made in their application.

Changes by Authority: Symbiosis Test Secretariat reserves the right to change or allot a city other than one requested by a candidate if the requested city is not available for any reason.

Read More: SET Exam Centers 2022

SET Exam 2022 Exam Pattern

Candidates must have an idea about the exam pattern before appearing for Symbiosis Entrance Test. The examination was conducted for four different programs: General, Law, Engineering, and Design. Specifications involved in SET 2022 exam pattern is given below.

SET 2022 Exam Pattern
Exam Mode Online i.e. Computer-based Test (CBT)
Question Type Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)
Duration 2 Hours and 30 Minutes i.e. 150 Minutes
Negative Marking No Negative Marking
Medium English

Read More: SET Exam Pattern 2022

SET Exam 2022 Syllabus

The official syllabus for the Symbiosis SET is not defined. The syllabus is very similar to the class 12 syllabus for English and the class 10 syllabus for Mathematics. The syllabus must be thoroughly studied by the SET 2022 exam aspirants to avoid missing out on any important topics. The SET 2022 exam has sections like the English language, Quantitative Aptitude, which test the candidate's mathematical ability, logical reasoning, which examine the interpretation skills of the candidate, and the general knowledge section, which assess the knowledge in the current affair in India and around the world.

All candidates must prepare for the SET 2022 exam by gathering all the study materials such as reference books, notes, previous year question papers, etc. Most of the basic concepts in the SET 2022 syllabus can be studied from the standard X and standard XII books. Candidates could use class 12 and class 10 books to understand the concepts and utilize other materials like study guides, practice books, mock tests, and question papers from previous years.

The specification of the SET 2022 syllabus structure is given below.

Syllabus: SET Exam 2022 syllabus is decided by conducting authority every year.

Subjects: Question paper comprises topics from English, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, Analytical & Logical Reasoning.

Reference Books: Candidates can refer to books that are preferred by the conducting authority.

SET Exam 2022 Syllabus
Topics Contents
English Reading Comprehension
Synonyms and Antonyms
Verbal Ability
Para Jumbles
Quantitative Aptitude Algebra
Number System
Geometry and Measurement
Permutation and Combination
General Awareness Business and Corporate
Current Affairs
Awards and Entertainment
Analytical and Logical Reasoning Coding
True or False, Probably True or False Statements
Pattern Identification

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SET Exam 2022 Reference Books

In general, all three SET exams, i.e., SITEEE, SLAT, and SET-B, have some common sections: English, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, and Analytical and Logical Reasoning. Candidates must score well in each section of the exam to get a good score. Therefore, candidates are advised to prepare well for every section of the exam, which is possible by taking the help of study material like study guides, mock tests, and reference books. There are many reference books available, but choosing appropriate books that cover all the necessary topics and have previous year question papers is essential. It is also important to look for the latest edition of the book as it will have problems and mock papers according to the recent developments.

Important Reference Books for SET Exam 2022

Given below is the list of SET exam 2022 reference books which are helpful for SET 2022 exam preparation.

SET 2022 Reference Books
Name of the Book Author/ Publisher
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning Arun Sharma
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examination R.S.Aggarwal
A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning Dr.R. S. Aggarwal
Fast Track Objective Arithmetic Rajesh Verma/ Arihant Publications
Objective General English  SP Bakshi/ Arihant Publications
Legal Aptitude RK Gupta

Read More: SET Exam Books 2022

SET Exam 2022 Sample Papers

The SET exam sample papers are among the most helpful sources for preparing for the SET 2022 exam. The candidates must also keep a check on their progress. The only way to do that is to take mock tests daily or weekly and practicing sample question papers.

Click on the following links to take a mock test or check sample papers.

SET Exam 2022 Results

The SET 2022 results for all three exams will be announced after the exam is conducted. The SITEEE 2022 exam result will be announced on the official website. The scorecards of all these exams will be available on the official website of Symbiosis International University.

The merit list was prepared in order of marks scored by candidates. The official conducting authority will declare both the merit list and results.

Result Date: SET 2022 results will be declared on the official website for all category candidates based on qualified marks.

Credentials: Candidates can check their results on the official website in the 'Symbiosis SET 2022 Results' link using their user ID and password. Save the scorecard and print it out for future references.

Cut Off: SET 2022 cut off is a minimum score that will be required to qualify for PI-WAT.

Steps to Check SET Exam 2022 Result

The steps to check the SET exam 2022 result are as given below.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of the SET 2022 exam.
  • Step 2: On the website's home page, there will be three options for SITEEE, SLAT and SET-B. Candidates can click on the option for their exam.
  • Step 3: A screen for login will be shown to enter the SET ID and password to log in to the candidate account.
  • Step 4: Once the details are filled in, click on the 'Login' button.
  • Step 5: Now, the result of the respective SET exam will be displayed on the screen.
  • Step 6: View and download the SET exam 2022 result for further rounds of admission.

Read More: SET Results 2022

SET Exam 2022 Cut Off

Along with the SET exam 2022 result declaration, authorities will also publish a cut off for the exam. The SET exam 2022 cut off is decided by the Symbiosis authorities, and it will be based on many factors. These factors include the number of students appearing for the exam, the exam's difficulty level, and the total number of seats available. Hence, the cut-off marks are different every year. The cut-off varies for each category as well as the stream. Authorities announce cut-offs for each of the SET entrances. Candidates can check the SET exam 2022 cut off on the official website.

Read More: SET Cut Off 2022

SET Exam 2022 Counselling

Symbiosis International University conducts the SET 2022 exam as an admission test for the courses offered at the university. Four entrance tests are conducted under the SET 2022 exam for Law, Engineering, Design, Management, etc. Once the SET 2022 result is declared, the SET 2022 counselling will begin for admitting students into these programs. The SET 2022 counselling date is not yet announced, but the university will soon release the schedule on the official website.

The candidates must go through further rounds of counselling which consist of personal interviews and WAT. In PI, i.e., Personal Interview, the candidate may be asked about their academic background, fields of interest, extracurricular activities. They may even test candidates for General knowledge. In the Written Ability Test (WAT), candidates will have to write an essay on any given topic. In some cases, candidates will be asked to attend the Picture Association Test, i.e., PAT. In addition to these two rounds, there will be document verification. There will be a Studio Test and all the rounds mentioned before for students applying to Media Studies and Mass Communication. All candidates must take the Personal interview and the Written Ability Test for the SET 2022 counselling process.

Documents Required for SET 2022 Counselling Process

Candidates should carry the necessary documents listed by the university during counselling. Documents that should be brought without fail at the time of counselling are listed below.

  • Class X Marks Sheet and Qualifying Certificate
  • Class XII Marks Sheet and Qualifying Certificate
  • Symbiosis SET 2022 Admit Card
  • JEE Main Score Card
  • Migration and School Leaving Certificate
  • Caste Certificate if necessary.

Read More: SET Counselling 2022

SET Exam Contact Details

In case of any discrepancies at any stage of the exam process, you should contact conducting authorities as soon as possible. The following table consists of the contact details of SET exam authorities.

Symbiosis Test Secretariat Symbiosis International University,
Gram- Lavale, Taluk- Mulshi,
District: Pune - 412115, Maharashtra.

Email Address: [email protected]

Phone Number: 020-67298050, 020-281162267.


How many times does Symbiosis Exam is conducted in a year?

It is conducted once a year by Symbiosis International University as an entrance test for different programs offered at the Symbiosis International University. Candidates who get qualified in the SET Exam will be offered seats in these programs after the SET Counselling.

Can I register for SET Exam in offline mode?

No. Application Form for SET Exam will be available for filling in online mode only.

Why SET Exam is required?

SET Exam is an entrance test which is taken by the Symbiosis University for candidates to get admission into various courses of Symbiosis International University and its other affiliated institutes.

Is there any correction facility provided in SET Exam Application Form 2021?

Candidates are informed to fill the application form carefully because there will be no correction facility provided by the authority under any circumstance.

Is there any application fee concession for reserved category students?

No, there is no concession in the SET Application for the reserved category students but there will be reservations for the seats at the time of admission. The number of seats for each reserved category is different.

I have completed my schooling from NIOS. Can I fill application form?

Yes. You are eligible to apply for the SET exam.

I want to get admission in B.Tech and I have a JEE Main scorecard. So still, I have to give SET 2021 entrance test?

No. If you have valid JEE Main score then, you need not appear SET Exam. The JEE Mains score will be considered for admission.

Does my application form fee be refunded if I were to be absent for SET Exam?

No, application fee once paid by candidate is non-refundable. Any request in this regard will not be entertained.

In how many cities are the exam centers for the SET Exam?

The SET Exam is conducted by Symbiosis International University in 80 cities across India. The candidate has the right to choose up to 3 exam centers according to their preference for the SET Exam at the time of the SET Exam Application.

Is it possible to add another session once the SET 2021 Application form is submitted?

No, it is not possible to add another session in the SET Application once it has been submitted. If the candidate wishes to do so, he/she will have to register again for the SET 2021 Exam.

I have scored 45% in class 12, can I apply for the SET Exam?

In this case, whether the candidate can apply for the SET Exam or not depends on which category he/she belongs to. The SET Eligibility Criteria for applying to the SET Exam is 50% in class 12 for General category students and for the candidates belonging to reserved category the SET Eligibility Criteria is 45% in class 12. Hence, if the candidate belonging to the reserved category having a score of 45% or above can apply for the SET Exam, and if the candidate is from the general category he/she must score at least 50%. Candidates should check the SET Eligibility Criteria before applying.


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