SET Exam Pattern

Symbiosis International University conducts the online Symbiosis Entrance Test for the admission to its BBA programmes in its campuses at Pune and Noida. There are a total of 350 seats to be filled in two departments of both the Symbiosis College of Management Studies. To appear in any entrance exam a student searches for its exam pattern, similarly being familiar with the SET exam pattern is necessary for an aspirant because it makes him aware of the questions that he has to solve for each of the four sections. In the SET BBA entrance exam, the questions will be asked from sections which are Analytical and Logical Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, and General English.
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Key points for the SET 2021 Exam Pattern
  • SET will be conducted on May 2021.
  • SET is divided into four sections.  
  • There are 150 questions in the multiple choice format for SET BBA entrance.
  • Each question has 4 choices out of which 1 response has to be marked. 
  • Each correct answer carries 1 mark.
  • There is no negative marking in the SET BBA.
  • The total marks for the SET BBA is 150 marks.
  • There will be no extra time given for the entry to the SET exam centre. Students will have to reach on time.
  • Students have to attempt all the four sections.
  • The students appearing in the SET BBA exam can change their sections and attempt any section in the given amount of time.
SET BBA 2021: Sectional Division of marks and questions
The four sections from where the questions are asked in the SET are mentioned below in the table.
Serial Number
SET Section Name
Number of questions
Total marks
General English
General Awareness
Analytical & Logical Reasoning
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SET Exam Pattern: Type of questions and topics
It is really important to know which type of questions are asked in the four different sections, therefore, have a look at them to get a better idea about the SET BBA entrance exam.
SET BBA questions topics in SET General English section:-
Making a total of 40 questions, the question in the SET General English section is from the Verbal and Reading and Comprehension Section. There are questions from the vocabulary and grammar sections as well.
SET BBA questions topics in SET Quantitative Ability section:-
The section contains 40 questions based on varied topics like Set-theory, Time and Work, Data Interpretation, Data Sufficiency, Geometry, Menstruation etc. The difficulty level of the examination is from easy to moderate. But, a few questions might trick your mind and be time-consuming. Therefore, you must be thorough with the concepts.
SET BBA questions topics in SET General Awareness section:-
The 40 questions asked SET general awareness section contains questions from the topics which are current affairs, history, geography, political science, national and world politics, books and authors, major happening in  the world and many more. There are 40 questions in the general awareness sections.
SET BBA questions in Analytical and Logical Reasoning section:-
In the SET analytical and reasoning section, the questions are from topics such as Fact Inference Judgment, Passage Conclusion, Sequencing and Arrangement, Team Selection, Analogy, Statement Argument among others. For this section the SET aspirant has to be most focused as the difficulty level of SET analytical and reasoning section goes from moderate to difficult. There are 30 questions in this section of SET.
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