SET-2018 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Accepted For : B.Tech , B.M.M. , LLB , B.J.M.C. , B.Des

Exam Mode : Offline

Registrations Date

26 Dec, 2017

8 days to go

Exam Date

01 May, 2018

134 days to go

SET 2018 Exam Pattern

  • The SET has 5 different papers: General, Design, Law, Engineering and Health Sciences.
  • The test is conducted in two sessions - first one in the morning and the next one in the afternoon. 
  • A candidate may choose to apply for one question paper in each session.
  • In the question paper, each question presents four options as answers. There is no negative marking for wrong answers. All sections are mandatory.
  • The duration for SET is 150 minutes.

Exam Pattern for Engineering:

Subjects

Marks

Total Quetions

Mathematics

100

50

Chemistry

50

25

Physics

50

25

Total

200

100

Exam Pattern for Law:

Subjects

Marks

Total Quetions

Logical Reasoning

30

30

Legal Reasoning

30

30

Analytical Reasoning 

30

30

Reading Comprehension

30

30

General Knowledge

30

30

Total

150

150

Exam Pattern for General:

Subjects

Marks

Total Quetions

General English 

40

40

 General Awareness

40

40

Quantitative

40

40

Analytical & Logical Reasoning

30

30

Total

150

150

 Exam Pattern for Design:

Subjects

Marks

Total Quetions

Design Aptitude

150

150

Total

150

150

Exam Pattern for Health Science:

Subjects

Marks

Total Quetions

Biology

100

50

Chemistry

50

25

Physics

50

25

Total

200

100

SET 2018 Syllabus

SET Syllabus for Engineering

Physics:

  • Dual Nature of Matter: Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter
  • Atoms & Nuclei
  • Magnetic Effect of Current & Magnetism: Moving Charges and Magnetism, Magnetism and Matter
  • Electrostatics: Electric Charges and Fields, Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance.
  • Current Electricity
  • Electromagnetic Waves: Electromagnetic Waves
  • Electromagnetic Induction & Alternating Current: Electromagnetic Induction, Alternating Current
  • Optics: Ray Optics and Optical Instruments, Wave Optics
  • Electronic Devices: Semiconductor Electronics
  • Communication Systems

Mathematics:

  • Algebra: Matrices, Determinants
  • Calculus: Continuity and Differentiability, Applications of Derivatives, Integrals, Applications of the Integrals, Differential Equations
  • Vectors and Three-Dimensional Geometry: Vectors, Three- dimensional Geometry
  • Probability
  • Linear Programming
  • Relations and Functions: Types of relations: reflexive, composite functions, symmetric, transitive and equivalence relations. One to one and onto functions, inverse of a function. Binary operations. Definition, domain, principal value branch, range. Graphs of inverse trigonometric functions. Elementary properties of inverse trigonometric functions

Chemistry:

  • Solutions: Types of solutions, Solubility of gases in liquids, solid solutions, colligative properties, expression of concentration of solutions of solids in liquids
  • Electrochemistry: Redox reactions, conductance in electrolytic solutions, variations of conductivity with concentration, specific and molar conductivity,
  • Solid State: Classification of solids based on different binding forces
  • General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
  • Chemical Kinetics: Rate of a reaction (Average and instantaneous), factors affecting rate of reaction: concentration, catalyst, temperature,
  • Surface Chemistry: Adsorption
  • d and f Block Elements: Lanthanoids, Actinoids
  • p – Block Elements: Group 15 Elements, Group 16 Elements, Group 17 Elements, Group 18 Elements
  • Haloalkanes and Haloarenes    
  • Coordination Compounds    
  • Organic compounds containing Nitrogen
  • Biomolecules: Carbohydrates, Proteins, Vitamins, Nucleic Acids
  • Polymers: Classification – natural and synthetic, methods of polymerization
  • Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
  • Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
  • Chemistry in Everyday life: Chemicals in medicines, Chemicals in food, Cleansing agents

SET Syllabus for Law

Logical and Analytical Reasoning:

  • Arrangement – Circular/Seating
  • Syllogisms
  • Venn Diagram
  • Blood Relationship
  • Series
  • Assumption
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Cubes
  • Assumption

Reading Comprehension:

  • Error Spotting
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Contextual Vocabulary
  • Analogy
  • Grammar: Prepositions, Articles

Legal Reasoning:

  • Using basic linguistic technology in legal practice.
  • Identifying arguments in cases, reasoning about the legal sufficiency of admitted evidence, including policy-based reasoning and evidence-based reasoning
  • Policies and evidence, Extracting findings of fact from cases, and the supporting reasoning based on the rules, 

General Knowledge:

  • Sports 
  • Books and authors
  • Science
  • Companies and founders
  • Awards

SET Syllabus for General:

Quantitative:

  • Probability
  • Algebra 
  • Discount
  • Time, Speed & Distance
  • Number System
  • Time & Work
  • Permutation & Combination
  • Profit & Loss

Analytical & Logical Reasoning:

  • Series
  • Arrangement – Seating/Circular
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Blood Relationship
  • Assumption    
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Venn Diagram
  • Cubes
  • Syllogisms

General Awareness:

  • Books and authors
  • Sports
  • Companies and founders
  • Science    
  • Awards

General English:

  • Error Spotting
  • Antonyms
  • Synonyms
  • Analogy    
  • Contextual Vocabulary    
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Grammar – Prepositions, Articles

SET Syllabus for Design:

Art, Craft, Culture, Design and Environment: 

  • General awareness of Culture, Art, Craft, Design and Environment in Indian as well as in Global context – Various topics and sub-topics, issues & concerns, people, material, techniques, tools, period, influences and contemporary trends.

Observational, Perceptual and Reasoning abilities: 

  • Analyze your observations, express your point of view and present in a systematic and structured manner. Ability to read and see objects and information beyond obvious details, make comparisons, form opinions, make connections, draw meanings & conclusions. 

Visualization: 

  • Understanding and visualization of simple and complex 2D & 3D geometric shapes, their manipulations and spatial relationships through representations in pictorial and geometric forms

Creative and Problem Solving abilities: 

  • Ability to identify a problem and attempt to provide solutions. Ability to visualize and relate images around us.

SET Syllabus for Health Science:

Biology:

  • Biotechnology and its Applications: Biotechnology – Principles and Processes, Biotechnology and its Application
  • Ecology and Environment: Organisms and Populations, Environmental Issues, Ecosystem, Biodiversity and its Conservation 
  • Biology and Human Welfare: Microbes in Human Welfare, Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production, Human Health and Diseases.
  • Genetics and Evolution: Principles of Inheritance and Variation, Evolution, Molecular Basis of Inheritance, 
  • Reproduction: Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants, Human Reproduction, Reproduction in Organisms, Reproductive Health.

Chemistry:

  • Solutions: Types of solutions, Solubility of gases in liquids, solid solutions, colligative properties, expression of concentration of solutions of solids in liquids
  • Electrochemistry: Redox reactions, conductance in electrolytic solutions, variations of conductivity with concentration, specific and molar conductivity,
  • Solid State: Classification of solids based on different binding forces
  • General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
  • Chemical Kinetics: Rate of a reaction (Average and instantaneous), factors affecting rate of reaction: concentration, catalyst, temperature,
  • Surface Chemistry: Adsorption
  • d and f Block Elements: Lanthanoids, Actinoids
  • p – Block Elements: Group 15 Elements, Group 16 Elements, Group 17 Elements, Group 18 Elements
  • Haloalkanes and Haloarenes    
  • Coordination Compounds    
  • Organic compounds containing Nitrogen
  • Biomolecules: Carbohydrates, Proteins, Vitamins, Nucleic Acids
  • Polymers: Classification – natural and synthetic, methods of polymerization
  • Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
  • Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
  • Chemistry in Everyday life: Chemicals in medicines, Chemicals in food, Cleansing agents

Physics:

  • Dual Nature of Matter: Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter
  • Atoms & Nuclei
  • Magnetic Effect of Current & Magnetism: Moving Charges and Magnetism, Magnetism and Matter
  • Electrostatics: Electric Charges and Fields, Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance.
  • Current Electricity
  • Electromagnetic Waves: Electromagnetic Waves
  • Electromagnetic Induction & Alternating Current: Electromagnetic Induction, Alternating Current
  • Optics: Ray Optics and Optical Instruments, Wave Optics
  • Electronic Devices: Semiconductor Electronics
  • Communication Systems