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Symbiosis SET 2024: Exam on May 5 & 11; Check How to Apply; Pattern, Syllabus, Selection Process; Last Date to Apply-April 14

Latest Update: 

  • SET 2024 is entrance exam for BBA admission in Symbiosis Institutes
  • SET 2024 Exam dates are May 5 & May 11, 2024: Check Key Changes in Exam Pattern & Selection Process
  • Last Date for SET Registration 2024 is April 14, 2024: Closes for Both Exam Dates  
  • 8 Symbiosis Colleges will offer Admission to BBA & other UG Programs based on BBA SET 2024 Score

SET Exam 2024 is the BBA entrance exam for admission to Symbiosis institutes. This year Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune will conduct SET 2024 exam as online computer based test. SIU has announced the complete SET 2024 exam dates and Schedule.  

 

Symbiosis SET Exam 2024: Important Changes
SIU has announced, “Depending on any unavoidable circumstances, the schedules as well as the nature/structure of the test can change, and all tests can be conducted entirely online or entirely offline or in a combination of both modes at the discretion of SIU.” Check key changes in SET 2024 below:

  • SET Exam 2024 will be conducted on two dates – May 5 & May 11
  • SET 2024 Exam duration is reduced to One Hour
  • Applicant can appear in One SET or in Both the SET Exams
  • If a candidate appears for more than one test, the higher score will be considered for the final percentile calculation
  • There will be no normalization process in SET Scores
  • Last Date to Apply for Both SET exams is same – April 12

SET 2024 exam has introduced various changes in the exam pattern, duration, sections, scoring pattern among others. Read this article below to know all about SET Exam 2024, key features and highlights, key changes in exam pattern and dates, admission opportunity in Symbiosis colleges through SET 2024, programs offered, how to apply, important dates among other details.  

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Table of Contents

  1. What is Symbiosis SET 2024?
  2. SET Exam 2024: Key Features & Highlights
  3. Symbiosis BBA Admission Opportunity through SET 2024: Campus wise Programmes
  4. SET Exam Eligibility 2024: Criteria
  5. SET 2024 Exam Pattern
  6. SET 2024 Registration & Application Process
  7. SET 2024 Important Dates
  8. SET 2024 Syllabus: Check section wise SET Syllabus
  9. SET 2024 Preparation: Top Coaching offer SET Preparation programs
  10. Symbiosis BBA Admission process through SET 2024

1. What is Symbiosis SET 2024?
Symbiosis SET 2024 is the admission test for Symbiosis Programs after class 12 leading to admission in various bachelor’s degree courses including BBA. The Symbiosis entrance test offers admission opportunity in the UG management programs which are offered by Symbiosis colleges affiliated to Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune.

 

Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) 2024 for BBA admission is a computer based online test of one hour duration. SET 2024 is the mandatory exam for BBA 2024-27 admission in all the Symbiosis institutes as they accept only SET exam score. Conducted by Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune, SET full form is Symbiosis Entrance Test for admission to various undergraduate courses at Symbiosis colleges.

 

Doing BBA from Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies (SCMS) is the dream of the candidates who wish to make their career in corporate world or aim to pursue MBA from one of the top MBA colleges after doing BBA. The 3 years BBA degree from SCMS opens sea of opportunities for the Students after obtaining learning-both class room and practical and getting trained during their internships

 

SCMS and other Symbiosis institutes, affiliated to Symbiosis International University (SIU) offer admission to BBA program on the basis of students’ performance in Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET).

 

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2. SET Exam 2024: Key Features & Highlights
Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) is the only entrance exam for admission to BBA and many other undergraduate programmes offered by the SCMS and other Symbiosis institutes. Key highlights of SET exam 2024 are:

SET Exam Conducting Body
Symbiosis International (Deemed) University, Pune
Admission opportunity through SET exam
BBA/BBA (IT)/BA (MC)/BSc (Eco) in  Symbiosis Institutes
SET 2024 Exam Top BBA colleges
SCMS, SICSR
SET Exam Mode
Online Computer Based Test
Maximum Marks in SET Exam 2024
60
SET 2024 Exam Date
May 5 and May 11, 2024
SET 2024 Exam duration
1 hour from 11.30 AM to 12.30 PM
Number of Questions in SET Exam
60 
Type of Questions in SET Exam 2024
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Number of Sections in SET 2024 Exam
4
Scoring Pattern in SET
+1 Mark for every correct answer
Negative Marking in SET 2023 Exam
No Negative Marking
Number of Answer Options in SET exam
4 Answer Options for Each Question

3. Symbiosis BBA Admission Opportunity through SET 2024: Campus wise Programmes Offered
Top Symbiosis Colleges with SET 2024 Exam for admission to 3 years BBA and other undergraduate programs are:

Symbiosis Institute
Programme offered
SCMS Pune: Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, Pune
BBA
SCMS Noida: Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies-Noida
BBA
SCMS Nagpur: Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies-Nagpur
BBA
SICSR Pune: Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research, Pune
BBA (IT); BCA
SSE Pune: Symbiosis School of Economics, Pune
B.Sc.(Eco) Hons
SCMC Pune: Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication, Pune
B.A. Mass Communication
SCMS Bengaluru: Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, Bengaluru
BBA
SSLA Pune: Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts, Pune
B.A (Liberal Arts) Hons; B. Sc (Liberal Arts) Hons

4. SET Exam Eligibility 2024: Criteria
Students are eligible to pursue the graduate BBA Programs in the Symbiosis institutes after completion of their class 12 in any stream.

 

SET Exam 2024 Eligibility criteria prescribe that a candidate must have passed Standard XII (10+2) or equivalent examination from any recognized board with minimum 50% marks (45% marks for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes). Read More  

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5. SET 2024 Exam Pattern
Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) 2024 is an online exam. Exam duration is reduced to 1 hour and consists of 4 sections. The sectional composition of SET 2024 Exam with number of questions and maximum marks assigned for each section are:

Sl No.
Section Name
Number of questions
Total marks
1.
General English
16
16
2.
Quantitative
16
16
3.
General Awareness
16
16
4.
Analytical & Logical Reasoning
12
12
 
Total
60 Questions
60 Marks

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5.1 Symbiosis SET Exam 2024: Important Instructions

  • No extra time will be given for candidates who report late at the test centre
  • All the 4 sections are mandatory to attempt
  • Candidates can move from section to other during the overall time limit of SET exam
  • There will not be negative marking for wrong answers in SET 2024 exam

6. SET 2024 Registration & Application Process

  • A candidate needs to register for Online SET 2024 at official website set-test.org
  • To appear in the test, it is mandatory that the students register and apply for SET exam 2024 at official website of SET 2024 and also communicate their choice of the Symbiosis Institute
  • Pay SET 2024 Registration fee of Rs.2250/- per Test. For example, if you are applying for both dates of SET 2024 exam, you need to pay Rs.4500/-. If you are applying for other Symbiosis entrance tests also, like SLAT and SITEEE, you should pay Rs.2250/- per test
  • Also, you should register for the institutes offering choice of programmes by paying separate program registration fees of Rs.1000/- per programme
  • Payment of SET 2024 registration fee, Institute program fee can be made through Billdesk Payment Gateway, EASEBUZZ Payment Gateway, or Demand Draft
  • If shortlisted, you need to attend the further admission process conducted by each of these institutes individually.

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7. SET 2024 Important Dates
Below are shared the SET 2024 important dates with complete SET 2024 Exam dates and Schedule for admission to BBA programmes in Symbiosis institutes:

SET 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule
SET Exam dates 2024
SET 2024 Exam last date to apply
April 14, 2024
SET 2024 Exam Fee
Rs.2250/- for one exam
Rs.4500/- for two SET exams
Symbiosis SET 2024 Institute level BBA application fee
Rs.1000/- for each program and each institute
Last date to pay SET Exam 2024 Application Fee
April 14, 2024
SET Exam 2024 Admit Card Release date
April 25, 2024 for SET -1 Exam
April 30, 2024 for SET-2 Exam
SET 2024 Exam Date
SET-1: May 5, 2024(11.30AM to 12.30PM)
SET-2: May 11, 2024(11.30AM to 12.30PM)
SET Exam Date 2024 for Law/Engg UG Admission  (SLAT/SITEEE)
May 5 & May 11, 2024
SET 2024 Exam Result date
May 22, 2024

8. SET 2024 Syllabus
It is very important to know the SET exam syllabus to prepare on the topics covered in SET exam syllabus. Preparation for SET 2024 can be based on the following important topics in SET exam.

 

8.1 Section-1: General English: 16 Questions
This section in SET 2024 includes questions on Verbal Ability and Reading comprehension passages. Vocabulary and Grammar based questions are an important part of General English section.

 

8.2 Section-2: Quantitative: 16 Questions
This section in SET exam covers Arithmetic of class 10 standard, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry among other topics.  Besides, you need  to prepare onNumber System, Sequence and Series, Mensuration, Permutations and Combinations, Probability, Equations, Logarithm, Matrices among others.

 

8.3 Section-3: General Awareness: 16 Questions
General Awareness is an equally important section in SET exam. Major topics covered in SET syllabus are Current National Affairs, Current International Affairs, Currencies, Capitals, Geography, Books & Authors, Sports among other topics

 

8.4 Section-4: Analytical & Logical Reasoning: 12 Questions
Reasoning section is considered as very important section in SET exam. The section is supposed to have moderate level of difficulty but may be more time consuming. Make sure that you have covered all of the topics in this section namely Sequencing and Arrangement, Team Selection, Fact Inference Judgment, Passage Conclusion, Analogy, Statement Argument among others as detailed in SET exam syllabus. Read More  

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9. SET 2024 Preparation: How to Prepare with SET Coaching?
Symbiosis SET 2024 preparation can be done with coaching or self  or a mix of both. Besides, MBAUniverse.com has devised a right approach with key points and tips from experts and toppers on how to prepare for SET 2024. This will help you to perform well in the exam.

 

9.1 SET Exam Preparation Coaching
SET Exam Preparation Coaching is offered by top coaching institutes like IMS, CL, T.I.M.E. and others. These coaching institutes offer SET preparation programmes, DU JAT preparation programmes, IPMAT preparation programmes, JIPMAT preparation programmes of different time duration in Online, Offline and blended mode at affordable price. Following good options are available for SET exam preparation with coaching

 

9.1.1 IMS Coaching Institute: Preparation Programmes for SET & Others 

470+ hrs of Blended Classroom Program
470+ Hrs of Fully Online Program
Self-Learning Program
150 hrs of Concept classes, PTM & Mentorship sessions
150 hrs of Concept classes, PTM & Mentorship sessions
Courseware with 20+ books
120 hrs Weekly GK & Practice classes
120 hrs Weekly GK & Practice classes
60 hrs of weekly GK catchup sessions
100 hrs of Exam specific Workshops & exam strategy sessions
100 hrs of Exam specific Workshops & exam strategy sessions
20 hrs of exam strategy sessions
Courseware with 20+ books
Courseware with 20+ books
 
Resources on Student Portal
Resources on Student Portal
Resources on Student Portal
80 hrs of Concept videos, class recap videos & topic wise tests
80 hrs of Concept videos, class recap videos & topic wise tests
80 hrs of Concept videos & class recap videos
70 + Full length Mocks
70 + Full length Mocks
100 + topic wise tests
70 + Full length Mocks

9.1.2 T.I.M.E. Coaching Institute: Preparation Programmes for SET & Others 
T.I.M.E.'s comprehensive course for IPM & other BBA exams has been developed covering all areas of the test, keeping in mind the scoring process in all these exams. The course offered for IPM & other BBA exams such as SET BBA (Symbiosis), NPAT (NMIMS), DU JAT, etc. at T.I.M.E. is a one-stop shop that takes care of your preparation for the written exam as well as the subsequent Personal Interview process.

 

T.I.M.E. SET & IPM Preparation Courses

IPM Enhanced
IPM Basic
IPM + BBA Enhanced
No. of Mocks - 40
No. of Mocks - 20
No. of Mocks - 66
Online sectional tests - 150
Online sectional tests - 75
Online sectional tests - 150
Full length mocks from IPM Indore/Rohtak/JIPMAT/SET/
Full length mocks from IPM Indore/Rohtak/JIPMAT/SET/
Full length mocks from IPM Indore/Rohtak/JIPMAT/SET/
NPAT/HSEE/Christ etc. - 40
NPAT/HSEE/Christ etc. - 20
NPAT/HSEE/Christ/Delhi BBA/HM etc. - 66
Online Sectional Tests
Online Sectional Tests
Online Sectional Tests
(Logical Reasoning, GK/Current Affairs, Quantitative Aptitude, VARC) - 150
(Logical Reasoning, GK/Current Affairs, Quantitative Aptitude, VARC) - 75
(Logical Reasoning, GK/Current Affairs, Quantitative Aptitude, VARC) - 150
Rs. 5,450(Including GST)
Rs. 2,950 (Including GST)
Rs. 6,950(Including GST)

T.I.M.E. BBA Entrance Exam Preparation Programmes 

IPM + BBA Basic
BBA Enhanced
BBA Basic
No. of Mocks - 34
No. of Mocks - 22
No. of Mocks - 12
Online sectional tests - 75
Online sectional tests - 150
Online sectional tests - 75
Full length mocks from IPM Indore/Rohtak/JIPMAT/SET/
Full length mocks from SET/
Full length mocks from SET/
NPAT/HSEE/Christ/Delhi BBA/HM etc. - 34
NPAT/Christ/Delhi BBA/HM etc. - 22
NPAT/Christ/Delhi BBA/HM etc. - 12
Online Sectional Tests
Online Sectional Tests
Online Sectional Tests
(Logical Reasoning, GK/Current Affairs, Quantitative Aptitude, VARC) - 75
(Logical Reasoning, GK/Current Affairs, Quantitative Aptitude, VARC) - 150
(Logical Reasoning, GK/Current Affairs, Quantitative Aptitude, VARC) - 75
Rs. 4,950(Including GST)
Rs. 4,950(Including GST)
Rs. 2,950(Including GST)

9.1.3 Career Launcher Coaching Institute: Preparation Programmes for SET & Others 
Different preparation programmes offered by CL are as below:

 

CL: BBA Preparation Programmes & Test Series  

 Classroom Coaching
Online Coaching
IPM Express Coaching
Upto 430+ hours led by Expert Faculty to give you all the guidance you need to crack all major management exams. Updated study material & mocks cover all the changes in the exam pattern.
85+ live sessions | 181 Videos | 83 Mocks
Get 24*7 access to live online sessions, video lessons, study material, test series and more
Get 24*7 access to live online sessions, optional offline sessions, video lessons, study material, test series and more.
Test Series
Smart IPM Cracker
Books & Material
Boost your IPM exam preparation with our IPM Test Series. 83 Mocks Tests including IPM and BBA entrances that cover all the changes in the exam pattern.
181 videos have been prepared to help you develop strong concepts by teaching smart problem-solving techniques. Accessible online so you can prepare anywhere and anytime.
Give your IPM preparation the CL advantage with our IPM Study Material. It comprehensively covers all exam topics & is regularly updated with changes in the exam pattern to help students excel in the exam.

CL: Classroom Preparation Programmes

 IPM Plus+ Smart IPM Cracker
IPM Plus
Rs. 57,000
Rs. 45,000
250+ hours of interactive sessions
250+ hours of interactive sessions
78 Mock Test Series
78 Mock Tests
181 virtual sessions
Exhaustive courseware consists of books and material
Comprehensive Study Material for all Subjects
Comprehensive Study Material for all Subjects.

CL: Online Coaching & Blended Coaching

IPM 2023 Premium Online Classes
IPM 2024 Online Classes
IPM 2024 Blended Classes
Rs. 1,45,000
Rs. 95,000
Rs. 1,10,000
500+ Hours Live Interactive Sessions
500+ Hours Live Interactive Sessions
500+ Hours Live Interactive Sessions
All IPM and Important BBA Exams covered
All IPM and Important BBA Exams covered
All IPM and Important BBA Exams covered
3 Sessions Per Week
3 Sessions Per Week
3 Sessions Per Week
Test Series + Test Gym Included
Test Series + Test Gym Included
Test Series + Test Gym Included
181 Pre-Recorded Concept Videos
181 Pre-Recorded Concept Videos
181 Pre-Recorded Concept Videos
One-to-One Mentoring
Printed Books Available
Printed Books Available
PDP Sessions Included
Ideal For First Timers
Ideal For Students Wanting To Opt For Classroom Program (Whenever Available)
Module-Wise Doubt Clearing
 
 
Printed Books Available
 
 
Ideal For First Timers looking for personalized guidance
 
 

10. BBA Admission Process through SET 2024

  • Personal Interaction (PI) will be conducted separately for each Institute/Programme after the shortlist is declared by the respective institute based on SET 2024 scores
  • Online slot booking for PI will be available on the website of individual Institutes for individual Programmes.
  • PI will be conducted online over a video chat application.
  • Merit Lists for individual program will be declared thereafter.

 

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Exam dates and schedule

  • Registration – Online: 25-01-2024 10:00 AM to 14-04-2024 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 25-04-2024 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Sunday, May 5, 2024 - 11:30 to 12:30 (Confirm), Saturday, May 11, 2024 - 11:30 to 12:30 (Confirm)
    Result: 22-05-2024 10:00 AM (Confirm)

SET Eligibility Criteria 2024

SET 2024 Exam will be held on May 5 and May 11, 2024 as computer based test in 76 cities in India for BBA admission in Symbiosis institutes.

 

The Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) 2024 is a common online computer based test for the admission process of 3 years BBA and other courses at the undergraduate institutes of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) for admission 2024.  SET 2024 Eligibility Criteria for the SET exam as well as for admission to BBA programs in Symbiosis institutes is detailed below:

 

SET 2024 Eligibility Criteria
SET 2024 eligibility criteria for admission to BBA programmes in Symbiosis colleges require following minimum qualification and marks. Category wise SET 2024 Eligibility is shared below

 

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SET 2024 Registration & Application

Symbiosis SET registration 2024 closes on April 14, 2024. SET Exam offers admission opportunity to Symbiosis BBA and other undergraduate programmes offered by various Symbiosis institutes. The Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) 2024 is a common online test for the BBA admission process at the undergraduate institutes of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) for admission 2024.  SET 2024 exam is scheduled on May 5 and May 11, 2024 and is of one hour duration exam from 11.30 AM to 12.30 PM

 

Symbiosis SET Registration 2024 & Application Process: Important Dates 
SET Application 2024 process is online and should be completed on the official website of SET exam. Important dates for SET BBA Registration 2024 and application process are:

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SET Exam Pattern 2024

Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) 2024 dates are May 5 and May 11, 2024. SET exam duration has been reduced to one hour. Now Symbiosis SET 2024 Exam Pattern will consist of fewer questions.

 

Although SET paper pattern 2024 is an online computer basted test being conducted at test centres, Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune, the SET 2024 exam conducting University has kept the option open to conduct the SET 2024 as internet based test and has announced, “Depending on any unavoidable circumstances, the schedules as well as the nature/structure of the test can change, and all tests can be conducted entirely online or entirely offline or in a combination of both modes at the discretion of SIU.”  

 

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SET Syllabus & Preparation 2024

Symbiosis SET 2024 exam Syllabus is revised for SET 2024 exam. The exam will be held on May 5 and May 11, 2024 in one hour duration on each date. SET Syllabus 2024 is very much similar to class 12 syllabus for English and class 10 syllabus for Mathematics.

 

Before we go deep into the SET Syllabus 2024 topics, it is important to know the revised structure and pattern of Symbiosis SET exam 2024 on which the complete SET Paper Syllabus 2024 is based

 

SET 2024 Syllabus: Question paper is Revised and Divided in 4 Sections
SET BBA exam syllabus 2024 is revised again. The test paper has 4 sections now: General English, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, Analytical and Logical Reasoning.

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SET Exam Admit Card 2024

SET Admit Card 2024 download date for SET 1 and SET 2 exams begins on April 25 and April 30 respectively. The Symbiosis SET 2024 Admit card will be released on the official SET website set.test.org and will remain available on the website till the SET 2024 exam date.

 

Symbiosis SET 2024 is the BBA entrance exam for admission to Symbiosis institutes. Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) is a computer based online test of 1 hour duration. SET 2024 exam is the mandatory online Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) as all the Symbiosis institutes accept only SET exam score for BBA admission.

  

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Top BBA Colleges Accepting SET

SET 2024 exam scores will be accepted by Symbiosis institutes for undergraduate programmes like BBA, BBA (IT), B.Sc (Eco.), B.A (Mass Communication) among others. For different courses, different SET exams are conducted by Symbiosis International University, Pune. All the prominent Symbiosis institutes offering BBA or similar courses will accept SET 2024 exam scores for admission to their 3 years graduate and 4 years graduate Hons programmes. SET 2024 exam date are May 5 and May 11, 2024 and the exam duration is one hour.

 

Some of the prominent Symbiosis institutes among Top BBA Colleges Accepting SET and offering BBA or similar courses are as follows:

 

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SET Preparation 2024: Sectional & Overall composition, Best Preparation Books, Study Plan

Symbiosis SET 2024 preparation strategy needs to be devised as per the revised exam structure, syllabus and time duration. The SET 2024 exam dates are May 5 and May 11, 2024. The exam is of one hour duration. SET exam preparation is very much similar to class 12 preparation plan for English and class 10 preparation for Mathematics.

 

SET Preparation: Devise a Well Planned Strategy
Before randomly beginning your SET preparation 2024, you need to devise a well planned strategy and march on your study plan. Divide your SET BBA Preparation 2024 in two areas:

 

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