Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune conducts the Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) for admission in undergraduate engineering exam. SET 2017 is a state level exam which conducts online by SIU. Candidates can participate in the SET by filling the Application form which was available from 26th December 2016 onwards. The last date of filling the application form was 13th April 2017.
SIU also offers the admission through JEE Main and MHT CET exams. Until the previous academic year, the admissions were offered through SET and JEE Main only. From the academic year 2017-18, SIU has also added the MHT CET as the medium of offering the admissions to engineering programs. The registration for JEE Main and MHT CET candidates was also available from 26th December and the last date of applying was 9th June 2017.
The SET Exam has conducted in 21 test centers across the India where 2 test centers were added in the list which was Gangtok and Shillong. The admit card for the SET was available online from 22nd April. SIT conducted the exam in two sessions: Morning Session (9:30 am to 12:00 noon) and Evening Session (2:30 pm to 5:00 pm). SET Exam was conducted on 6th May 2017. Candidates can download the scorecard along with the result which was declared on 19th May. The Counseling for the candidates of JEE Main and MHT CET has started from 11th June. To read about complete information about SET Exam like application form, admit card, eligibility criteria, Counselling, Result and much more, go through this article.
Brief About SET Exam 2017
|1||Exam Name||Symbiosis Entrance Test|
|2||Commonly Known As||SET|
|4||Exam Category||University Level|
|6||Conducting Institute||Symbiosis International University, Pune.|
|7||Number of Seats (B.Tech)||420|
Important Dates of SET Exam 2017
|1||Start of Application Form Submission||26th December 2017|
|2||Start of Registration For Admissions Through JEE Main & MHT CET Counselling||26th December 2017|
|3||Last Date of Application Form Submission||13th April 2017|
|4||Last Date of Registration For Admissions Through JEE Main & MHT CET Counselling||9th June 2017|
|5||Application Fee Deadline||17th April 2017|
|6||Availability of Admit Card||22nd April 2017|
|7||SET Exam||6th May 2017 (9.30 am – 12 noon) & (2.30 pm – 5.00 pm)|
|8||Result/Score Card Availability||19th May 2017|
|9||Reporting to Colleges For Counselling||4th June 2017|
|10||SET Counselling Based on JEE Main and MHT-CET||11th June 2017|
SET 2017 Eligibility Criteria
Eligibility Criteria is the requirements to be fulfilled by the candidates to participate in SET. The eligibility criteria include requirements regarding age, education, marks obtained etc. The candidate who will fulfill these conditions will be eligible to participate in the SET.
SET Eligibility Criteria For Indian Candidates
- Candidates should have passed XII with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the subjects – Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical Vocational.
- General category candidates should have scored at least 45% marks, while for reserved category candidates, they required having obtained 40% marks in class XII.
SET Eligibility Criteria For International Candidates (NRI/ PIO/ Foreign Nationals)
- Candidates must not appear in these exams: SET/ JEE-Main/ MHT-CET.
- They should have passed XII with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the subjects – Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical Vocational.
- General category candidates should have scored at least 45% marks, while for reserved category candidates, they required having obtained 40% marks in class XII with above-mentioned subjects.
- Eligibility Criteria as per SCIE norms will be applicable in the case of international students.
To get all the information about SET Eligibility Criteria, click on the link.
SET 2017 Application Form
SET Application Form was available from 26th December 2016 onwards and the last date for applying was 13th April 2017. Candidates can fill the application form online by entering their information. The candidates applying through JEE Main and MHT CET, have to fill the separate online application form which was available from 26th December 2016 to 9th June 2017.
- Application Fee: – Rs. 1,500/-
- Programme wise payment for each Institute: – Rs. 1,000/-
- Mode of Payment: – Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking/Demand Draft/Bank Challan
SET 2017 Admit Card
The SET Admit Card was available from 22nd April. Candidates can download the admit card online by entering their details. SET Admit card carries information like Candidate’s Name, Exam Date, Exam Center, Address of Exam Center etc. SET Admit Card must be carried to the examination hall by the candidates because without admit card they will not be permitted to sit for the exam. Candidates must keep the admit card safe till the completion of admission procedure.
Admit Card of SET carries the following details:
- Name of Candidate
- Hall Ticket Number
- Father’s Name
- Date & Time
- Test Center
- Local Status
- Photograph of student with signature
SET 2017 Exam Pattern
The exam pattern of SET gives an idea of the type of questions that will come in actual exam. The SET Exam Pattern 2017 includes mode of exam, the time duration of exam, subject wise marks distribution etc. The total time duration for the exam is 2.30.Hours or 150 Minutes. The total number of marks will be 200 and the total number of questions will be 100. For every correct answer, 2 marks will be awarded and there is no negative marking for any incorrect answer.
SET Exam Pattern
|S.No.||Subject||Number of Questions||Total Marks|
SET 2017 Exam Centers
SET 2017 Exam Centers are the venues where the exam was conducted. SIU conducts the SET exam for the admission to 420 Undergraduate Engineering seats in Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT), Pune. Last year there were 19 exam centers but for this year there were 21 centers. SIT added two new exam centers that were Gangtok and Shillong. Candidates have to choose the SET Exam Centers while filling the application form according to their convenience. Candidates can’t change or edit the selected exam centers after confirmation.
List of Set Exam Centers
The result of SET was declared on 19th May 2017. The SET result was available online. Candidates can see the result by entering their registration ID and password. Only those candidates can see the result who have participated in the SET. Candidates can also download their Scorecard along with the result. The last date of downloading the SET scorecard was 18th June. To check complete details, Click on SET Result 2017.
SET 2017 Merit List
Admissions to the SIU will be offered on the basis of merit list. The SET merit list will be announced after the declaration of the result. Merit list will be published for those candidates who have qualified the SET. Candidates can check the merit list by entering their registered ID and Password.
SET 2017 Cutoff
Symbiosis Institute of Technology declares the SET Cutoff after the completion of the exam. The minimum marks required by the candidate to be eligible for the admission are the SET Cutoff marks. Admissions to various engineering courses will be offered on the basis of SET cut off marks. The authority will determine the cutoff marks considering various factors like the total number of candidates, the number of seats available, difficulty level of question paper etc.
SET 2017 Counselling
Symbiosis Institute of Technology conducts the Counselling for SET, JEE Main, and MHT CET separately. The Counselling for SET will be conducted on 4th June and SET Counselling for JEE Main and MHT CET will be conducted on 11th June. Candidates have to register themselves to participate in the Counselling. After allotment of the seat, candidates have to get verified the following documents at the time of admission:
- Printout of Application Form
- XII Mark Sheet
- XII Passing Certificate
- X Mark Sheet
- X Passing Certificate
- Migration Certificate
- Address Proof
- Two Photos
- Category Certificate (If Applicable)
SET Answer Key
SIT releases the SET Answer Key after the completion of the exam. The answer key helps the candidates to check their answers given in the exam. With the help of answer key, candidates can also calculate their marks which would help them to analyze the course and colleges. Candidates can check and download the SET answer key from the official website of the SET.