SET Exam Syllabus and Pattern


October 11, 2019

The Symbiosis Entrance Test is one of the most important entrance exams for students all over the world who are aspiring to get admission into the various graduate programs that Symbiosis International University offers.

SET Exam Syllabus

Understanding the syllabus is extremely useful when it comes to giving the SET Exam. Each section has several topics that need to be covered.  The syllabus is summarised below:

LAW (SLAT)

Logical and Analytical Reasoning

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

Legal Reasoning

  • Candidates must be able to extract facts from cases, and support reasoning based on different policies, evidence, and rules
  • Candidates should be able to use basic legal jargon in legal practice
  • Candidates should be able to pin-point arguments in cases, have awareness about policy and evidence bases reasoning, and reasoning about the legal sufficiency of the evidence.

Reading Comprehension

Students need to be able to analyse paragraphs and comprehension grammar in the English language. This includes:

  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Spotting errors
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Analogy
  • Grammar- prepositions, contractions, articles,etc
  • Vocabulary

General Knowledge

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

DESIGN (SEED)

Design Aptitude

  • Visualisation– understanding 2D and 3D shapes, as well as their manipulation and spatial relationships using pictorial and geometric representations
  • Observational, perceptual and reasoning abilities– the ability to analyse information beyond the obvious details, make inferences, comparisons,and connections, form opinions, and conclude.
  • Creative and problem-solving abilities– ability to identify a problem and brainstorm solutions
  • Application of Basic knowledge of Science and Mathematics- Applying the principles of math and science taught in school to everyday life
  • Art, Craft, Culture, Design,and Environment- Awareness of all components nationally and globally, including trends, people, tools, techniques, materials,etc.

GENERAL (SET)

General English

  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Spotting errors
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Analogy
  • Grammar- prepositions, contractions, articles,etc
  • Vocabulary

Quantitative

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

General Awareness

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

Analytical And Logical Reasoning

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

ENGINEERING (SITEE)

Physics

  • Electrostatics
  • Magnetic effect of current and magnetism
  • Electromagnetic Induction & Alternating Current
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Optics
  • Dual Nature of Matter:
  • Atoms & Nuclei
  • Electronic Devices:
  • Communication Systems

Chemistry

  • Solid State
  • Solutions:
  • Electrochemistry:
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Surface Chemistry:
  • General Principles
  • Processes of Isolation of Elements
  • p – Block Elements:
  • d and f Block Elements:
  • Coordination Compounds
  • Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
  • Alcohols, Phenols,and Ethers
  • Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
  • Organic compounds containing Nitrogen
  • Biomolecules
  • Polymers
  • Chemistry in Everyday life

Mathematics

  • Relations and Functions
  • Algebra:
  • Calculus
  • Vectors and Three-Dimensional Geometry
  • Linear Programming
  • Probability

SET Exam Pattern

The SET pattern has been consistent over the years, and it is important to have an understanding of the pattern before the exam is attempted. The SET exam is online and is 150 minutes long. The question style is objective, containing multiple-choice questions. It takes place for the following subjects:

  • Law
  • Design
  • General
  • Engineering and Health Sciences

The General, Design,and Law exams are a total of 150 marks, while the Engineering and Health Sciences Exam is a total of 200 marks.

Symbiosis Entrance Test Paper Subject No. Of Questions Total Marks
Law (SLAT) Logical Reasoning 30 30
Legal Reasoning 30 30
Analytical Reasoning 30 30
Reading Comprehension 30 30
General Knowledge 30 30
Total 150 150
Symbiosis Entrance Test Paper Subject No. Of Questions Total Marks
Design (SEED) Design Aptitude 150 150
Total 150 150
Symbiosis Entrance Test Paper Subject No. Of Questions Total Marks
General (SET) General English 40 40
Quantitative 40 40
General Awareness 40 40
Analytical and Logical Reasoning 30 30
Total 150 150
Symbiosis Entrance Test Paper Subject No. Of Questions Total Marks
Engineering (SITEEE) Physics 25 50
Chemistry 25 50
Mathematics 50 100
Total 100 200

SET Exam is conducted by Symbiosis International University. If you want to know more about SET exam, date, application etc. visit https://www.shiksha.com/bba/set-exam.

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