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SET 2023 - Results (Out), Exam Dates (Out), Admit Card (Out), Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Latest Updates

Updated By Intajur Rahaman on 24 May, 2023 11:00

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About SET 2023 (Results Out)

SET Exam 2023: SET Results 2023 have been announced on May 24, 2023, on the official website. SET A was concluded on May 6, 2023, while SET B is scheduled for May 14, 2023SET 2023 admit card for SET A has been released on April 25, 2023, and SET B has also been released to download on May 3, 2023, on the official website-

SET 2023 exam dates were released by Symbiosis International (Deemed University) on December 16, 2022, along with the SET application form 2023. The last date to fill out the SET application form 2023 was April 12, 2023. Only candidates who satisfy the SET 2023 eligibility criteria were able to register for the exam. 

SET 2023 is an undergraduate exam conducted by Symbiosis International (Deemed University) for admission into BA, B.Sc, BCA, and BBA courses offered by 10 SIU constituent institutes. Apart from SET, Symbiosis conducts three other admission tests every year, namely, SIT Engineering Entrance Exam (SIT EEE), Symbiosis Law Admission Test (SLAT), and Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED).

These are held for admission to its undergraduate courses in the streams of Mass Communication, Economics, Design, Management, Law, Engineering, Computer Studies, Liberal Arts, and Culinary Arts. SET evaluates the knowledge and aptitude of the students for particular courses offered by the University. Get complete details about the SET 2023 exam on this page.

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SET 2023 Exam Highlights

The table below shows the important features and details of the SET 2023 exam:



Exam Name

Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) 

Conducting Body

Symbiosis International (Deemed University)

Exam Level

National Level

Exam Frequency

Once a Year

Exam Mode



1 Hour 


  • General English
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Quantitative Skills
  • General Awareness

Exam Pattern

Multiple Choice Questions with no Negative Marking



Application fees

INR 1950

Number of Seats

760 seats

Exam Purpose

For Admission into 10 SIU Constituent Institutes

Courses Offered

BBA, BCA, BA, BA, BSc in Mass Communication, Economics, Design, Management, Law, Engineering, Computer Studies, Liberal Arts, and Culinary Arts

No. of Test Cities


SET 2023 Exam Date

  • SET A - May 6, 2023
  • SET B - May 14, 2023

Helpdesk No.


Official Website

Colleges Accepting Exam SET :

SET 2023 Important Dates

SET 2023 timeline or important dates are updated below.


Important Dates 

SET 2023 Registration Starts

December 16, 2022

Last Date for SET 2023 Registration

April 12, 2023

Admit Card Release Date

  • SET A - April 25, 2023
  • SET B - May 3, 2023

SET 2023 Exam

  • SET A - May 6, 2023 (11.30 AM to 12.30 PM) (Concluded)
  • SET B - May 14, 2023 (11.30 AM to 12.30 PM) (Concluded)

SET 2023 Result Date

May 24, 2023 (Out)

SET 2023 Application Process

The SET 2023 application process is conducted online. The last date to apply for the SET exam 2023 was April 12, 2023. The SET application form 2023 was available on the SET website ( Students who want to take the SET 2023 exam could register until the deadline by completing the online application form. The following steps are involved in the SET application process:

  • Filling out the SET application form with specifics such as name, date of birth, sex, email ID, mobile number, etc. to create a new user account.
  • Attaching the necessary documentation in the format specified.
  • Using a one-time password to confirm registration.
  • The registration fee can be paid by credit/debit card, online banking, or UPI
  • Filling out the SET registration form with the required information such as category, exam centers, universities, and so on.
  • Paying the organization fee and printing the completed application form and receipt of payment.

SET 2023 Conducting Body

Symbiosis International University (SIU) is a prestigious university in India that has gained prominence over the years for its commitment to providing high-quality education to thousands of students every year. Founded in 2002, SIU offers varied and content-rich programmes, which lays emphasis on basics as well as latest developments in contemporary disciplines of Management, Law, Computer Studies, Humanities and Social Sciences, Media, Communication and Design, Health Sciences and Engineering. The University promotes smooth functioning of teaching and learning, apart from encouraging students and faculty members to participate in programmes that offer advanced knowledge and skills.

SET Eligibility Criteria 2023

The points given below state the SET eligibility criteria that students need to follow to qualify for the SET exam 2023:

  • The candidate must have passed Class 12 or similar exams in the relevant stream from a recognizable committee or college with a minimum score of 50% (45% for SC/ST students).
  • Applicants in Class 12 or waiting to receive Class 12 results are also qualified to participate, but must provide a passing certificate.
  • An applicant who has passed the Class 12 or equivalent examination from an international board must acquire an adjacency certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

SET 2023 Criteria for Reservation 


Reservation percentage

Scheduled Caste (SC)


Scheduled Tribe (ST)


Differently-abled students


Armed Forces Dependants (Wards of Serving or Retired)


Kashmiri Migrants

2 seats over and above the sanctioned intake

SET 2023 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

As previously stated, the SET is a four-section online exam with four sections: General English, Quantitative, General Knowledge, and Analytical and Reasoning Ability. The SET 2023 exam will consist of 60 questions in total. Each question will be worth one point. The following table summarizes the SET syllabus and exam pattern:



Number of Sections


  • General English
  • Quantitative
  • General Awareness
  • Analytical and Logical Reasoning

Number of Questions


Marking Scheme

  • +1 for correct answers
  • No negative marking

Total Marks


Difficulty Level



60 minutes

Type of Questions

MCQ with four options each

SET Preparation 2023

Applicants planning to take the SET 2023 exam should begin their preparation at least 6 months well before the written exam to give sufficient time to accommodate all factors of SET 2023 preparation. They must construct a preparation strategy that includes:

  • SET 2023 syllabus coverage
  • Practice tests and study material are used to practise.
  • Revision of significant issues in the final days before the exam

SET Exam Day Instructions 2023

SET 2023 will be conducted in the computer-based test mode. Candidates appearing for the exam must not only be prepared for the exam but also for the exam day. Mentioned below are some of the exam-day instructions that the candidates must follow:

  • Do not forget to carry the colored printout of the SET admit card. Digital or soft copies of the admit cards will not be accepted.
  • Reach the exam center at least an hour before the commencement of the exam.
  • Do not carry electronic gadgets or articles which are prohibited in the exam hall.
  • Carry a valid ID proof issued by the Government of India such as an Aadhar Card, Driving License, PAN Card, Voter ID or Passport.
  • Always wear a mask and follow the COVID-19 protocols.

SET Admission Process 2023

The SET exam 2023 consists of three steps: filling out the application form, the SET 2023 exam, and a personal interview/written aptitude test.

STEP 1: Completing the SET registration form

Applicants must apply for the SET written test by completing the SET 2023 registration form, which is available on the official website. They must sign up as new participants on the SET website. Applicants will gain access to the application form after successfully registering. The enrollment fee of INR 1,950 must be paid online only via net banking or credit/debit card.

STEP 2: Get your SET 2023 admit card

Only enrolled students will be provided SET hall tickets. Applicants can obtain their separate hall tickets by visiting the official website.

STEP 3: Take the SET exam in 2023

The SET exam 2023 will be held in computer-based test (CBT) mode at the planned time at various exam centres across the nation. Applicants must bring their hall tickets and one form of identification to the assessment test (Driving license, Aadhar Card, Voter ID, Passport). The exam pattern and mode of exam may change in response to the country's current COVID-19 situation.

STEP 4: Verify the SET result 2023 

The SET 2022 result will be available on the website. Chosen applicants will be invited to participate in the WAT/PI round. Each institute published its own post-SET 2022 cut-off. Applicants are encouraged to visit individual sites.

STEP 5: Attend SET WAT/PI.

To the WAT/PI round, the candidate must bring all relevant documents (original and photocopy). The performance evaluation of an applicant in SET and WAT/PI will be used to decide enrollment. Last year, WAT was held on the day of the SET exam. Applicants were given 30 minutes to complete the WAT.

SET 2023 Exam Centres

The detailed list of the SET 2023 Exam Centres is provided underneath.

Agra - Uttar Pradesh

Gangtok/Bardang- Sikkim

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

Bareilly - 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

Vijayawada - Andhra Pradesh

Visakhapatnam - Andhra Pradesh

Gandhinagar - Gujarat

Mysuru – Karnataka

SET 2023 Contact Details

In case of any query, students can contact the SET 2023 exam authority using the following details-


Symbiosis Test Secretariat
Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi,
District: Pune – 412115,
Maharashtra, India

Contact Number






University Website

Important Dates

SET 2023 Important EventsDates

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FAQs about SET

What is the full form of SET?

The full form of SET is Symbiosis Entrance Test. It is the entrance exam that is conducted to shortlist students for admission to the Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune.

What is the conducting body of the SET exam?

The conducting body of SET is Symbiosis International University.

SLAT exam is conducted for admission to which courses?

SLAT exam is the Symbiosis Law Admission Test conducted by the Symbiosis University which provides admission to BBA LLB (Hons), BA LLB (Hons), BBA LLB and BA LLB.

SIT EEE stands for which exam?

SIT EEE stands for Symbiosis Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination. The exam offers admission to the engineering courses provided by Symbiosis University.

Is there a separate entrance exam for Design conducted by the Symbiosis Institute?

Yes, a separate exam called as SEED is conducted by the Symbiosis University for admission to the Design course.

What is the mode of the SET exam?

The SET exam is held in online mode.

How much is the negative marking for incorrect answers in the SET exam?

There is no negative marking for wrong answers in the SET exam.

Is it essential to meet the eligibility criteria to sit for the SET exam?

In order to sit for the SET exam, it is of utmost importance to fulfil the prescribed eligibility criteria of the exam. The criteria differ for SEED, SIT EEE, SLAT and SET.

What is the frequency of the SET exam?

The SET exam is conducted once a year.

The SET exam is conducted across how many exam centres?

The SET exam is conducted in 85 cities across the nation.

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Is there an individual section-wise cutoff for SET B general for SCMS Pune BBA? I scored 47 (English - 11, Maths -12, GK - 17, Logical reasoning - 7) But when I logged in to book PI slot, it's showing not selected.

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Abhinav Chamoli, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

47 is a low score in the SET 2020 exam and not enough to shortlist you to the PI stage for Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies (SCMS), Pune.

You can check the SET 2020 Cut Off to get an idea of the marks required for selection. 2019 cut off for SET went as high as 87 for the General category candidates.

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Dear student, according to the official website of Symbiosis School of Economics Pune, the eligibility criteria to apply for B.Sc Economics admission are as follows -

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Dear Student,

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