A. Registration process

The Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) is a common online test for the admission processes at the undergraduate institutes of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) established as under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956 vide notification No.F.9.12/2001 U.3 of the Govt. of India. In the year 2002 there were 3 constituent institutes of SIU. Subsequently ten more iinstitutes of Symbiosis have been brought under the ambit of the Symbiosis International Deemed University vide notification No.F.9.12/2006-U.3 (A).

IMPORTANT

  • Till last year, the SET umbrella comprised of different papers, SET - Law, SET - Design, SET - General and SET - Engineering.
  • From this year onwards, SET - Law test will be known as Symbiosis Law Admission Test (SLAT), SET - Design test as Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED), SET - Engineering as SIT Engineering Entrance Exam (SITEEE). SET - General will continue as SET.
  1. Register online on the website set-test.org (from January 29, 2018 to April 14, 2018)
    Note: Any Changes in the online application form (except test city preferences and admission category) will be entertained only up to the closing date of Registration i.e. April 14, 2018. No changes shall be permitted after closing date under any circumstances. No change of test city requests will be entertained once candidates have completed their Online SET/SLAT/SEED/SITEEE 2018 registration.
  2. You may register for one paper in the morning (for example, SET-Law (SLAT) or SET-Design (SEED)), and/or one paper in the afternoon session (for example, SET-General (SET) or SET-Engineering (SITEEE)).
    Note:
    For Engineering, if a candidate applies to seek admission on the basis of test other than SITEEE, he/she need not register for the same; rather he/she may apply directly to the concerned institute.
  3. Upload your latest scanned colour passport size photo at the time of Online Registration. (Your photograph should not be more than 3 months old).
  4. Ensure that the information you have filled is accurate.

Candidate should note that SET/SLAT/SEED/SITEEE 2018 is only the first step. Each Symbiosis institute has its independent selection process.

  • The SET-2018 has 4 different papers:- (SET) SET-General, SEED (SET-Design), SLAT (SET-Law) and SITEEE (SET-Engineering).
  • The test will be conducted in two sessions, morning and afternoon.
  • A candidate may take more than one paper. However, he/she will have to choose and register for one paper from the morning session (SLAT/SEED) and/or one paper from the afternoon session (SET/SITEEE). Candidates are advised to make this decision at the time of their online registration. Adding a new session (entrance test) after the application is saved will not be possible and a fresh registration will have to be made.
Session and Time Entrance Test Institutes
Morning Session
9.30 am to 12.00 noon
SLAT (SET-Law)

Symbiosis Law School [SLS] - Pune
Symbiosis Law School [SLS] -Noida
Symbiosis Law School [SLS]- Hyderabad

SEED (SET-Design) Symbiosis Institute of Design [SID]
Afternoon Session
2.30 pm to 5.00 pm
SET (SET-General)

Symbiosis Institute of Computers Studies and Research [SICSR]
Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS] - Pune
Symbiosis Center for Media & Communication [SCMC]
Symbiosis School of Economics [SSE]
Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS]-Noida
Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts [SSLA]
Symbiosis School of Culinary Arts [SSCA]

SITEEE (SET-Engineering ) Symbiosis Institute of Technology [SIT]

B. Modes of payment

The candidate may pay through i) Billdesk Gateway ii) Indian Bank Gateway iii) Demand Draft.

Pay the Entrance Test fee of Rs.1750/- for each test. If you are registering for one test in the morning (SLAT/SEED) and one test in the afternoon (SET/SITEEE), the fees are Rs. 3500 (From January 29, 2018 to April 14, 2018).

PAYMENT THROUGH DEMAND DRAFT:

Submit a Demand Draft (DD) of Rs. 1750/- for ONE Test (morning OR afternoon) OR Rs. 3500/- for TWO Tests (one from morning session and one for afternoon session) from any Nationalized Bank in favour of “Symbiosis Test Secretariat” payable at Pune.

Choose the mode of Payment as 'DD Payment' in "Make Payment" Tab. Take a print of the payment advice form, fill in the DD Details, sign and send it along with the DD to the Symbiosis Test Secretariat only at:

SYMBIOSIS TEST SECRETARIAT
SYMBIOSIS INTERNATIONAL (DEEMED UNIVERSITY)

Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi, Dist.: Pune – 412115
Phone: 020-39116226/ 27.

The Symbiosis Test Secretariat will authenticate the details of Demand Draft and will send you an email confirming the payment. Only after the realisation of payment, would you be able to view your Admit Card.

IMPORTANT: SET / SLAT / SEED / SITEEE 2018 fee is non-refundable.

Note:

  1. Please note that Symbiosis Test Secretariat will not be responsible for non-delivery or any delay on the part of courier / postal services.
  2. It is also mandatory to complete the payment process of desired institute for desired programme(s) before the closing date of payment of the respective programme. Payment towards the programme(s) also needs to be done through the website only (set-test.org).
  3. For disputes between the candidate and the Symbiosis Test Secretariat, the candidate should first send an Email to registrar@siu.edu.in with details about his/her grievance. If the candidate is not satisfied with the decision of the Registrar, he/she can appeal to the Ombudsman of the University. Information regarding the same is available in https://siu.edu.in/student-affairs.php. All dispute between the candidate and STS in this regard are subject to the legal jurisdiction of Pune.
  4. SET / SLAT / SEED / SITEEE 2018 Score will be valid only for admission to select programmes of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) for the academic year of 2018-19. Admission to the select programmes at SIU are strictly based on merit, assessment of individual performance in the respective Entrance Test for Undergraduate Studies and other processes prescribed by the University. (Note: - SET / SLAT / SEED / SITEEE Result will be declared on May 14, 2018 on set-test.org and will be available up to June 15, 2018).

Procedure of Programme payment

A candidate desirous to submit his candidature to select UG programmes, is also required to complete the payment process of desired programme before the closing date of payment of the same. Payment towards the programmes must be made through the website only (set-test.org). After making the payment for SET/SLAT/SEED/SITEEE, proceed to complete the online registration form (Part II) for Programme (s) registration and the respective institute(s). A candidate is required to make separate non-refundable payment of Rs.1000/- per programme per institute at this stage.

If candidates want to pay programme payment through Demand Draft, make Demand Draft of Rs.1000/- for each programme.

The institutes and their programmes are as follows:

Sr. No Institute Programme
1 Symbiosis Law School. [SLS] – Pune www.symlaw.ac.in Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (BA. LL.B) Honours
Bachelor of Business Administration & Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (BBA. LL.B) Honours
2 Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research [SICSR] www.sicsr.ac.in Bachelor of Computer Applications (B.C.A)
Bachelor of Business Administration Information Technology (B.B.A. (Information Technology))
3 Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies- Under graduate [SCMS] – Pune www.scmspune.ac.in  Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A)
4 Symbiosis Institute of Design [SID] www.sid.edu.in Bachelor of Design (B.Des.)
5 Symbiosis Centre for Media & Communication [SCMC] www.scmc.edu.in Bachelor of Arts (Mass Communication) [B.A.(Mass Communication)]
6 Symbiosis School of Economics [SSE] www.sse.ac.in Bachelor of Science(Economics) Honours B.Sc. (Economics) Honours
7 Symbiosis Institute of Technology [SIT] www.sitpune.edu.in Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)
8 Symbiosis Law School [SLS]-Noida www.symlaw.edu.in Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (BA. LL.B) (Honours)
Bachelor of Business Administration & Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (BBA. LL.B) (Honours)
9 Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies- [SCMS]-Noida www.scmsnoida.ac.in Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)
10 Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts [SSLA] www.ssla.edu.in Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)-(Liberal Arts) Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)-(Liberal Arts)
11 Symbiosis Law School- Hyderabad [SLS]-Hyderabad www.slsh.edu.in Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (BA. LL.B) (Honours)
Bachelor of Business Administration & Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (BBA. LL.B) (Honours)
12 Symbiosis School of Culinary Arts [SSCA] www.ssca.edu.in Bachelor of Science (Culinary Arts) B.Sc. (Culinary Arts)

Note

Even after closing of the payment for SET/SLAT/SEED/SITEEE 2018, a candidate may still pay through website till the last date of payment for the programme(s). An institute may offer more than one programme. A candidate should ensure that the preferred programme(s) is / are selected and paid before the last date.

Indian nationals and NRI candidates shall have to apply under SET 2018 to seek admission to the select Undergraduate programmes of Symbiosis International Deemed University.

A student is eligible to apply as a Non Resident Indian (NRI) if he/she has appeared for either 10th or 10+2 (equivalent to the Indian 10th or 12th) examination outside India. It is mandatory for NRI students who have appeared for their 10th standard exam outside India and 12th in India to appear for SET/SLAT/SEED/SITEEE as applicable

However, OCI/ PIO/ Foreign Nationals are exempted from appearing for SET/SLAT/SEED/SITEEE 2018 and have to apply through Symbiosis Center for International Education (www.scie.ac.in). For details regarding OCI/PIO/NRI/FN admission process, please refer to Sub Section I: Process for International Candidates.

After declaration of the SET/SLAT/SEED/SITEEE 2018 result, the institute (offering the programme(s) for which you have paid) will conduct further selection processes for short-listed candidates. The schedule for the same will be published on the website of the respective institute(s).

Any attempt to impersonate or indulge in any malpractice, identified at any stage of the admission process would disqualify the candidate from the admission processes to all UG programmes of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) and may also lead to appropriate legal action as deemed fit.

Programme Eligibility

Sr. No. Name of the Institute Name of the Programme Eligibility Criteria
1 SLS-Pune Symbiosis Law School - Pune [SLS-B.A. LLB] Honours Standard XII (10+2) or equivalent examination passed from any recognized board with minimum 45% marks or equivalent grade (40% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes).
Symbiosis Law School - Pune [SLS-B.B.A LL.B] Honours
2 SLS-NOIDA Symbiosis Law School - Noida [SLS-BA. LL.B] Standard XII (10+2) or equivalent examination passed from any recognized board with minimum 45% marks or equivalent grade (40% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes).
Symbiosis Law School - Noida [SLS-BBA. LL.B]
3 SLS-Hyderabad Symbiosis Law School - Hyderabad [SLS-BA. LL.B] Standard XII (10+2) passed from any recognized board with minimum 45% marks or equivalent grade (40% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes).
Symbiosis Law School - Hyderabad [SLS-BBA. LL.B]
4 SCMS- Pune Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS] Standard XII (10+2) or equivalent examination passed from any recognized board with minimum 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes).
5 SCMS-NOIDA Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies[SCMS]- Noida Standard XII (10+2) or equivalent examination passed from any recognized board with minimum 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes).
6 SICSR Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research [SICSR-B.B.A] Standard XII (10+2) or equivalent examination passed from any recognized board OR equivalent government approved diploma (10+3) with minimum 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes).
Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research [SICSR-BCA]
7 SID Symbiosis Institute of Design [SID] Standard XII (10+2) or equivalent examination passed from any recognized board OR equivalent government approved diploma (10+3) with minimum 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes).
8 SIT Symbiosis Institute of Technology [SIT]

Standard XII (10+2) passed from recognized board with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology/ Technical Vocational subject. Obtained at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes) in the above subjects taken together.

B. Tech (Lateral entry to second year) :

a) Passed Diploma examination from an AICTE approved Institution; with at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes) in appropriate branch of Engineering / Technology.

b) Passed B.Sc. Degree from a recognized University as defined by UGC, with at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes) and passed XII standard with mathematics as a subject.

c) Provided that in case of students belonging to B. Sc. Stream, shall clear the subjects of Engineering Graphics / Engineering Drawing and Engineering Mechanics of the first year Engineering program along with the second year subjects.

d) Provided further that, the students belonging to B. Sc. Stream shall be considered only after filling the supernumerary seats in this category with students belonging to the Diploma stream.

e) Provided further that students, who have passed Diploma in Engineering and Technology from an AICTE approved Institution or B. Sc. Degree from a recognized University as defined by UGC, shall also be eligible for admission to the first year Engineering Degree courses subject to vacancies in the first year class in case the vacancies at lateral entry are exhausted. However the admissions shall be based strictly on the eligibility criteria as mentioned in A, B,C, and D above.

A candidate who has completed qualifying qualification from any Foreign Board / University must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

9 SCMC Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication [SCMC] Standard XII (10+2) or equivalent examination passed from any recognized board OR equivalent government approved diploma (10+3) with minimum 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes).
10 SSE Symbiosis School of Economics [SSE] Standard XII (10+2) or equivalent examination passed from any recognized board with minimum 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes).
11 SSLA Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts [SSLA] Standard XII (10+2) or equivalent examination passed from any recognized board with minimum 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes).
12 SSCA Symbiosis School of Culinary Arts [SSCA] Standard XII (10+2) or equivalent examination passed from any recognized board with minimum 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes).

Disclaimer

Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria for the programme(s) which they are desirous to pursue. SIU/STS/ Institute will not be responsible, if the candidate applies for programme(s) for which he / she is not eligible.

Every candidate is urged to note that no donation or capitation fee is required to be paid for admission to any of the Symbiosis institutes. Parents and students are cautioned against falling prey to any such assurance/offer by any individual or outside agency.