SET Exam Details 2016 : : SET Test Structure 2016 | SET Registration 2016 | SET Test Cities 2016

Symbiosis Entrance Test ( SET )  is a common written test for the admission processes  at the undergraduate institutes of Symbiosis International University.  SET is not mandatory for the Symbiosis institute of Technology ( SIT ), Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences ( SIHS ), Symbiosis College of Nursing ( SCON ) and Symbiosis School of Photography ( SSP ), Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts ( SSLA ).

SET 2016 Exam Date : 7th May, 2016 ( Saturday );

SET is only the first step. Each Symbiosis institute has its independent selection process.

  • SET 2016 has 5 different papers; General, Design, Law, Engineering and Health Sciences.
  • SET test will be conducted in two sessions, morning and afternoon.
  • A candidate may take more than one paper. However, he will have to choose one paper from morning session and one paper from afternoon session.
Course Name Eligibility Duration ( Years )No. of Seats*Type of CMC Vellore Entrance Test available
D.M ( Cardiology ) MD Gen Medical / Paed / Respiratory Medicine 3 3 Special - Cardiology
D.M ( Clinical Haematology ) MD Gen Medical / Paed / Path / Biochemistry 3 2 Special - Haematology
D.M ( Gastroenterology ) MD Gen Medical3 4 Special - Gastroenterology
D.M ( Nephrology )MD Gen Medical / Paed 3 3 Special - Nephrology
D.M ( Neurology ) MD Gen Med / Paed 3 2 Special - Neurology
M.Ch ( Neurosurgery ) MS Gen Surgery 3 1 Special - Neurosurgery
M.Ch ( Neurosurgery ) MBBS 6 2 Special - Neurosurgery
M.Ch ( Paediatric Surgery ) MS Gen Surgery 3 2 Special - Paediatric Surgery
M.Ch ( Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery ) MS Gen Surgery 3 2 Special - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
M.Ch ( Cardiothoracic Surgery ) MS Gen Surgery 3 3 Special - Cardiothoracic Surgery
M.Ch ( Urology ) MS Gen Surgery 3 3 Special - Urology

A candidate aspiring to pursue an undergraduate program at Symbiosis should carefully follow the actions to be taken in 3 stages mentioned below :

Stage – 1 : SET Test 2016

  • SET 2016 Register online at
  • You may register for one paper in the morning; viz, Law or Design and one paper in the afternoon session; viz, Engineering, General or Health Sciences. For Engineering and Health Sciences,  if a candidate applies for seek admission on the basis of test other than SET, he / she need not register for SET; rather he / she may apply directly to the concerned institute.
  • You need to upload your latest scanned photograph at the time of registration.
  • Follow the instructions for payment of test fee of Rupee 1500/- on the SET website. This includes charges for prospectus of the undergraduate programs at Symbiosis International University.
  • Print “admit card” directly from the SET website from Monday, 26th April, 2016 onwards.
  • Bring the admit card and a photo identity to the test centre. It will be authenticated during the Test. ( Candidates shall preserve the authenticated admit card till the admission processes of the desired Symbiosis institutes are over. If the admit card is lost, no duplicate admit card will be issued. )
  • Appear for the Test.

Stage – 2 : Apply online to the desired SIU institutes.

  • Candidates can apply to an Institute through the SET website
  • Candidates may also apply from the institute’s website.
  • To apply for admission to an institute, a candidate must register for the relevant SET paper. For example, to apply to Symbiosis Law School, register for Law paper at SET.
  • Candidates applying to Symbiosis Institute of Technology ( SIT ), Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences ( SIHS ), Symbiosis College of Nursing ( SCON ) or Symbiosis School of Liberal Arts [ SSLA ] with other than SET 2016 score should refer to the respective institute websites and apply.

Stage – 3 : Attend further selection process of the chosen institutes, if invited.

  • Each institute has its own cutoff, as mentioned in the prospectus.
  • The institutes will announce short listed candidates for attending further selection process.
  • The institute will announce short listed candidates list & waiting list.
  • For learning the details of selection process and schedules, please refer to the website of respective institute(s).
  • Whereas adequate care is taken to ensure that there are no mistakes in reading the answer sheet by the scanning machine, there are no provision of revaluation of the answer sheet of any candidates.
  • The scores published by the Symbiosis Test Secretariat shall be final and shall not be subject to any appeal or revaluation.
  • The SET score card will be available on the website for a period of one month from the date of declaration of results i.e. from Friday, 20th May, 2016 to Tuesday, 21st June, 2016
  • Those candidates  who choose to pay through cash or DD, should ensure the following:
    1. Bank challan for cash payment, ( Axis Bank / Indian Bank ) or
    2. Demand Draft along with payment advice form for DD payment reaches Symbiosis Test Secretariat by 26th April, 2016 at the following address :-
      Symbiosis Test Secretariat,
      Symbiosis International University,
      Gram : Lavale, Tal : Mulshi,
      Dist : Pune – 412115.
    3. Symbiosis Test Secretariat will not be responsible for non – delivery or any delay on the part of Courier / Postal Services.
  • To complete registration process, a candidate is required to register online for SET Test at and appear for the test. It is also mandatory to complete registration by filling up the on line application form of desired institute for desired program before the closing date of application for the respective institute.

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