SET 2016

Dec. 28, 2015 content.teams

The Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT), Pune which is a constituent of the Symbiosis International University has been gradually gaining popularity for technical education in India. The Faculty of Engineering of the Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT) offers the widest choice of engineering disciplines at the undergraduate level. If you are keen on pursuing an engineering degree from the Institute, you could appear for SET or the Symbiosis Entrance Test. SET 2016 for admissions for the forthcoming academic year is likely to be held during the month of May. SET is not, however, the sole channel for admissions to the Institute. The Institute also admits students through JEE Main that is conducted by CBSE at the national level. If you are considering enrolling for SET 2016, read on to find out if you meet the admission requirements, how you are to apply for the exam and the criteria that will form the basis for your selection etc.

SET 2016 Important Dates





Important Date

Dates for online registration of the SET 2016 Application Forms

   February 2016 to April 2016

Last Date to make payment of the application fee

April 2016

Date of issue of the SET Admit Card

April 2016

Date of the Symbiosis Entrance Test 2016

May 2016

SET 2016 Result declaration date

May 2016

Last Date to register for the Symbiosis Institute of Technology against payment of Rs.1000/-

                        June 2016

SET Counselling Dates

                        June 2016


Note: The tentative dates indicated above are as per last year’s SET schedule. The Institute is yet to declare the final dates of the examination.

SET 2016 Eligibility Criteria

The following are the basic admission requirements of the Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT), Pune:

  • You ought to have passed the Class 12 examination with Mathematics and Physics as main subjects and either Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology or any Technical vocational subject as your optional;
  • It is also essential that you have secured an aggregate minimum of 50% marks in the above subjects taken together (45% in case you belong to the SC/ST category).

SET 2016 Application Procedure

The online application link for SET 2016 will be made available at The application dates for admissions through SET 2016 and JEE Main 2016 will, however, differ. You are to fill in your application form online and also pay an amount of Rs.1500/- towards test and prospectus fee. This fee can either be remitted online using your Credit/Debit Card or one of the net banking options or you could directly pay the amount in cash at any branch of the Axis Bank or Indian Bank. The payment will also be accepted via Demand Draft. The Demand Draft should, however, be drawn from any nationalized bank and should be in favor of the ‘Symbiosis Test Secretariat’, payable at Pune.

SET 2016 Admit Card

The admit cards of SET 2016 will be issued online. You are to download and print the admit card through the authorized website of SET before the date of the exam. The admit card is essential to confirm your candidature for the entrance exam. Without the admit card, you will not be permitted to appear for the exam. You are also required to carry a valid photo ID proof along with your admit card when reporting for the exam.

SET 2016 Exam Pattern

The Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) 2016 is an objective test. You will be allowed 150 minutes (two and a half hours) to complete the test. The test paper for engineering courses is typically split into three sections, comprising of 25 questions each from the subjects of Physics & Chemistry and 50 questions from the subject of Mathematics. You will be given four options for each question and you will have to choose one correct answer. While you get 2 marks each for every correct answer that you give, no penalty will be imposed for any incorrect answer that you have given. So you could even take a guess at the answers if you like!

Symbiosis SET Test Cities

  • Ahmedabad
  • Bengaluru
  • Bhubaneshwar
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Delhi
  • Hyderabad
  • Indore
  • Jaipur
  • Kochi
  • Kolhapur
  • Kolkata
  • Kota
  • Lucknow
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Nashik
  • Noida
  • Pune

SET 2016 Selection Procedure

Selection for admissions will be done either on the basis of your rank in SET 2016 or your All India Rank in JEE (Main) 2016, depending on the channel through which you are applying. The Institute holds separate counselling for SET applicants and JEE Main applicants.

Symbiosis SET Engineering Courses and Intake Capacity


Intake Capacity

Computer Science


Information Technology


Electronics and Telecommunication


Mechanical Engineering


Civil Engineering


Contact Information

Symbiosis Institute of Technology
Symbiosis International University,
Near Lupin Research Park, Gram: Lavale,
Tal: Mulshi, Pune 412 115
Phone: 020-39116226 / 27