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Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) is a common written entrance exam for the admission process of undergraduate Institutes of Symbiosis International University. In beginning it started with 3 Institutes of SIU but slowly more and more colleges emerged into it. Currently 10 more Institutes of Symbiosis have been brought under the Symbiosis International University.

It is a mandatory written test for the admission process for the undergraduate programmes of the following Symbiosis Institutes namely:-


    Symbiosis Law School [SLS] - Pune
    Symbiosis Law School [SLS] - NOIDA
    Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS] - Pune
    Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies [SCMS] - NOIDA
    Symbiosis Institute of Design [SID]
    Symbiosis Institute of Computers Studies and Research [SICSR]
    Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication (Under Graduate) [SIMC-UG]
    Symbiosis School of Economics [SSE]
    Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts [SSLA]
    Symbiosis Law School [SLS] - Hyderabad



Registration Start Date:
2nd January 2015

Registration End Date:
12th April 2015
SET Exam Date :
2nd May 2015

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Duration of the Exam is of 150 Minutes

It is an objective test having 5 different sections


Sr. No. Section Number of Questions Total Marks
1 Logical Reasoning 30 30
2 Legal Reasoning 30 30
3 Analytical Reasoning 30 30
4 Reading Comprehension 30 30
5 General Knowledge 30 30
  Total 150 150


The Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) 2015 for admission to SLS Pune, Noida & Hyderabad was conducted on May 2, 2015, all over India. SET has five sections of Logical Reasoning, Legal Reasoning, Analytical Reasoning, Reading Comprehension and G. K. It has 150 questions, to be attempted in 150 minutes. Each question carries one mark each. There was no negative marking for incorrect attempts.


SET 2015 was on expected lines with few repeat questions and typographical errors. Overall difficulty level for paper was ‘moderate’.


SET (LAW) Exam


Reading Comprehension - Just like last year RC was divided in 5 passages from a diversity of topics. Most of the questions were direct but options might created confusion for some. The overall level of questions in this section was EASY and an attempt of 25-27 questions can be considered a good score. Section should not have taken more than 35 minutes.


Logical Reasoning - Analogy, Syllogisms, Implicit Statement, Course of Action, Statement Assumption, Statement Conclusion, Strong and Weak Arguments, drawing conclusions from given statements, and Critical Reasoning. This section should not have taken more than 35 minutes with a good score of 20-23 marks.


Analytical Reasoning - This section too, was easy to moderate. Out of the thirty questions a good chunk was from Coding-Decoding and Puzzles were also asked. There were questions from Calender Dates, Probability. A score in the range of 25-25 can be easily achieved in this section.


Legal Reasoning - This section was a mishmash of questions based on Legal Reasoning and Legal Knowledge. 10 questions were principle based. This year legal was on a higher side than SET 14 but still full of predictable questions. Overall this section was of Moderate difficulty level and would have consumed 35-40 minutes of a student’s time. 22-24 would be a good score for this year.


G.  K. – Some of the questions kept students bewildered like who is the cultural minister? ; judges in supreme court? This Section was of moderate difficulty level. A good score would be around 20-23. G.K. would not have taken more than 12 minutes.


SET played it safe this year. So no major surprises(some questions of Quant though) and what could have been irritating for students would be seeing so many typos and errors and some repeat questions in the paper.


Expected Cut offs for PUNE would be 105-109 and Noida would be 100-104 Hyderabad would see low cut offs.


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