Stargate Education

Every year Symbiosis conducting 3 entrance exams for undergraduates under SET 2023 for its various courses. These include:

  1. Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) 2023 General – for Management / Mass Communication / Economics / Liberal Arts / Computer Studies / Information Technology / Applied Statistics and Data Science
  2. Symbiosis Law Admission Test (SLAT) 2023 – for Law degrees
  3. SIT Engineering Entrance Exam (SITEEE) 2023 – for Engineering degrees

In latest notification announced by SIU for 2023 – Four-year degree programme have multiple entry and exit options

a) If a candidate pursue a 1 year programme then they will get a Certificate at the end of the first year
b) If a candidate pursue a 2 year programme then they will get a Diploma at the end of the first two years of the programme with 84 credits
c) A UG Degree at the end of 3 years of the programme with 120 credits
d) A UG Degree with Honours / Research at the end of the 4 years of the programme with 160 credits
* Not applicable for programmes under SLAT, SITEEE and B.Sc. / BA Liberal Arts.


Candidates will be shortlisted for PI-WAT/ST-PI (PERSONAL INTERACTION AND WRITING ABILITY TEST) based on their respective Entrance Test marks and to get the information and dates of PI-WAT/ST-PI.
Candidate has to check the respective institute website.

*It is mandatory to attend all components / tests of PI-WAT/ST-PI to be eligible for admission to any UG programmes


Particular Date
Last date of registration April 12.2023 (Wednesday)
Admit Card Live on April 22, 2023 (Saturday) for SET Test 01

April 28, 2023 (Friday) for SET Test 02

Test 01-May 06, 2023 (Saturday) SLAT: 09.00 am to 10.00 am

SET: 11.30 am to 12.30 pm

SITEEE: 02.00 pm to 03.00 pm

Test 02-May 14, 2023 (Sunday) SLAT: 09.00 am to 10.00 am

SET: 11.30 am to 12.30 pm

SITEEE: 02.00 pm to 03.00 pm

Announcement of Result May 24, 2023 (Wednesday)

In this post, our Stargate Education specialists have compiled the SET Exam Analysis and relevant subjects from previous years. The takeaways from this post will greatly assist you in refining your preparation for a result-oriented pathway, as well as getting a sense of the important topic, Suggested Books which help you to prepare for SET GENEARL TEST 2023.

SET Exam Trend

The following points explain the previous year’s SET exam analysis, type of questions asked, mode of exam, sections involved, and marking scheme. This can help you improve your preparation and score higher.

  • Type of questions:-Multiple Choice Questions MCQs.
  • Sections:-Generally four sections, English, Quantitative, Analytical & logical reasoning and General Awareness.
  • Maximum Marks:-The examination generally consists of a total of 60 marks.
  • Marking Scheme:-1 mark is awarded for every correct answer, and there is no negative marking.
  • Difficulty level:-The overall difficulty level of SET, considering previous years’ examination, is moderate to difficult.
  • English: it is the most scoring section in the examination with about 70-80% of questions from easy to moderate difficulty.
  • Quantitative: it is generally the most challenging section, with about 40-50% of questions of moderate difficulty
  • Exam pattern: SET exam pattern was the same as the previous year.


General English

  • Reading Comprehensions


  • Antonyms & Synonyms
  • Fill in the blanks- Vocabulary based and Grammar Based


  • Tenses
  • Subject Verb Agreement
  • Preposition
  • Adjectives
  • Idioms

Suggested Books for General English

  • P Bakshi – Arihant
  • S Aggarwal – Objective English

General Awareness

We can divide general awareness in 2 parts

  • Static G.K –  Static general knowledge about the static facts, the facts that are never going to change in the future like History, Geography, Award and Organization* in the following list
  • Current Affair
  • History*
  • Geography*
  • Award*
  • Organization*
  • Science
  • Books & Authors
  • Arts and Culture
  • Economics
  • About Companies: CEO/Important Officials
  • Current Affairs


Suggested Books for General Awareness

Static G.K

  • Manohar Pandey – Arihant
  • S Chand’s Advanced Objective General Knowledge – RS Aggarwal

Current Affairs

  • The Hindu – Newspaper
  • The Financial Times – Newspaper
  • Business World – Newspaper
  • Economic Times – Newspaper
  • Financial Express – Newspaper
  • Business Today – Newspaper

Analytical and Logical Reasoning

  • Series
  • Coding – Decoding
  • Blood Relations
  • Cause & Effect
  • Syllogisms
  • Directions Sense Test
  • Clocks & Calendars
  • Arrangements

Suggested Books for Analytical and Logical Reasoning

  • Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Agarwal
  • Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey

Quantitative Ability

  • Profit & Loss
  • Discount
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Time Work
  • Time, Speed and Distance
  • Average
  • Permutation
  • Probability
  • Algebra
  • Surface, Area and Volume
  • Partnership

Suggested Books for Quantitative Ability

  • 30 days wonder by S.Chand

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