SET BA Mass Communication 2018- Symbiosis International University (SIU) has announced the important dates for SET 2018 BA Mass Communication. The application form of SET BA 2018 Mass Communication will be available in online mode from January 17, 2-018. SIU conducts SET, which is a common entrance test for admission to Symbiosis affiliated institutes and the programmes that are offered. The last date for filling the SET BA 2018 Mass communication application form and payment of fee in online mode is April 15, 2018 while through offline mode it is April 9, 2018. Candidates must ensure that they meet the eligibility criteria of SET BA Mass Communication 2018 before they proceed to fill the application form. The application fee to be paid by the applicants all categories is Rs 2500. The SET BA Mass Communication 2018 admit card will be available online for all the registered candidates from April 21, 2018. According to the SET BA 2018 exam pattern, the test will be of 2.5 hours and candidates will have to answer 150 MCQs divided into four sections. The result of SET BA Mass Communication 2018 will be announced on May 14, 2018. To get shortlisted for admissions candidates have to secure the minimum cutoff marks in the SET BA 2018 Mass Communication. After this, the shortlisted candidates will undergo the selection process which will consist of a written test and personal interview. There are 120 seats for admission that are offered by the institutes. Candidates aspiring for admissions to Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication, Pune can check all the eligibility, application, important dates, admit card, exam pattern, result, merit list, selection process, cutoff and fee structure related to SET BA Mass Communication 2018 in the article that is given on this page.
SET BA 2018 Entrance Exam Fast Facts
Exam Name: Symbiosis Entrance Test BA Mass Communication
Common Name: SET BA Mass Communication 2018
Institute and Programme: Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication (Pune), Bachelor of Arts (Mass Communication)
Number of Seats: 120
Exam Mode: Offline
Test Duration: 2.5 hours
Total Marks: 150
Application Mode: Online
Registration Fee: Rs2500
Number of Seats
Bachelor of Arts (Mass Communication)
SET BA Important Dates 2018
Symbiosis International University has announced the important dates of SET BA 2018 Mass Communication. Candidates can go through the table that is given below as it mentions all the SET BA Mass communication 2018 important dates.
Schedule of SET BA 2018 Mass Communication
Start date of online SET BA Mass Comm Application
January 17, 2018
Start date for the availability of Online Application for SCMC
January 17, 2018
Last date for Payment of SET Application fee (Offline)
April 9, 2018
End date for filling of the application form for SET 2018 and online payment of fee
April 15, 2018
Availability of SET Admit Card 2018
April 21, 2018
End date for payment of fee for application form of SCMC in offline mode
May 4, 2018
SET (Symbiosis Entrance Test)
May 5, 2018
End date for filling the online application form of SCMC and payment of fee through online mode
May 9, 2018
SET BA Mass Communication Result
May 14, 2018
Short-listing for Second Round (PI / WAT / ST / DV)
May 21, 2018
Second Round (only in Pune)
May 25-29, 2018
Declaration of First Merit List of SET BA Mass Comm
June 04, 2018
Last date for payment of Tuition fee (1st List)
June 08, 2018
Declaration of Second Merit List of SET BA Mass Comm
June 11, 2018
Last date for payment of Tuition fee (2nd List)
June 15, 2018
Declaration of Third Merit List of SET BA Mass Comm
June 18, 2018
Last date for payment of Tuition fee (3rd List)
June 22, 2018
July 02, 2018
Orientation (for Parents)
July 07, 2018
Last Date of Admission for BA Mass Communication
July 31, 2018
SET BA Eligibility Criteria 2018
According to the eligibility criteria of SET BA 2018 mass communication, candidates must have completed their secondary education (10+2) from a recognized board in any of the disciplines. The SET BA Mass Communication 2018 eligibility criteria lays down that candidates belonging to the general category must have secured minimum 50% marks at 10+2 level, while those belonging to the reserved category like SC/ST must have scored minimum 45% marks. Students with a 10+3 Diploma approved by State Board of Technical Education can also apply for admissions. Applicants awaiting their 12th results are also eligible to apply. They must submit their marksheet at the time of the second round of admission.
The application form of SET BA 2018 Mass Communication will be available from January 17 in online mode only. The last date to fill, submit and pay the fee of application form of SET BA 2018 for online mode is April 15. Whereas candidates who will be submitting and paying fee the through offline mode has to deposit the application fee and submit it before April 9, 2018. The checklist for the students before starting to fill the application forms is mentioned below:
Passport size photograph in .jpg, .jpeg, .png or .gif format with a file size not more than 100 kb
Marksheets of SSC
The application process consists of three steps which are:
1. Register for SET BA Mass Communication 2018-
Candidates have to create an account by visiting the official website, and clicking on the “New Registration” tab.
Read the Instructions and click on the 'I Agree' button
Fill in the details requested in the form and click on "Save and Continue" tab. Select password and click Submit. Once done, the SET ID will be displayed
After registration, candidates will get an email with SET ID and password. Candidates have to re-login and complete the form filling process.
Once all the details are filled in the application form, the page will redirect to the payment gateway.
2. Make Payment for SET BA Mass Communication Application form- The registration fee is Rs 1500, for all category students. Candidates have four options for fee payment modes which are,
Online Payment through Credit Card Candidates can pay via debit/credit card by entering their card details in the space provided. Candidates have to follow the instructions for online payment.
Online Payment through Net Banking- The fee can also be paid via Net banking.
Online Payment through Paytm- Candidates also have an option to pay their SET BA 2018 reregistration fee through Paytm to Symbiosis Test Secretariat account.
Cash Payment/Challan- Candidates can select the option of ‘Payment Advice’ which is divided into three parts. This option is applicable at Axis Banks or other Indian Bank branches, where the candidates can pay via cash. The bank will return two parts of the ‘payment advice’ slips. The ‘student copy’ is to be kept by the candidates. The other copy, which must be signed and stamped by the bank authority has to be sent to- Symbiosis Test Secretariat Symbiosis International University Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi, Dist: Pune – 412115.
Demand Draft- Candidates can also get a demand draft made from any nationalized bank in favour of "symbiosis test secretariat" payable at pune. Candidates have to sign the single copy of the ‘payment advice’ for Demand Draft and send it along with the DD to the Symbiosis Test Secretariat at, Symbiosis Test Secretariat Symbiosis International University Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi, Dist: Pune – 412115.
3. Submission: As the fee will be received by the SET authorities, they will authenticate the payment details and send candidates an email regarding its confirmation. Candidates must keep a track of the e-mail. Only after the payment is authenticated, candidates will be able to download their SET BA Admit card.
Institute/Programme Fee payment:
- Candidates also have to pay an SET BA Mass Communication 2018 application fee to the Institute they are applying to. This can be down either during the registration of SET BA 2018 or before the deadline of the institute.
- Candidates have to re-login via their SET ID on the institute's website. Select first option 'General' and 'Afternoon session' under the 'programme/discipline preference' section.
- They have to select the institute, 'Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication (SCMC).
- Finally, click on the "Click here to Finalize the amount to be paid" in the 'Make Payment' section.
- Pay the institute fee. The programme or the institute fee, which is Rs 1000 have to be paid via online or DD only.
SET BA Test Centre 2018
The SET BA Mass Comm 2018 will be conducted at 21 test centres in different parts of India. Candidates have to select any one of the centres where they can appear for SET 2018. This has to be done while registering for the test. The list of test centres is given below in the table:
List of SET 2018 Test Centres
a. The SET BA 2018 admit card
b. Photo identity proof
c. Blue/Black ballpoint pen.
The admit card of SET BA 2018 Mass Communication will be available for downloading from April 21,2018 onwards. Candidates without the admit card will not be allowed to appear in SET 2018. After downloading the SET BA Mass Communication 2018 admit card, candidates will have to take a print out and paste their passport size photograph on it. During the test, the officials will authenticate the admit card.
Candidates also have to bring any one of the photo identity proof at the time of the test.
College/ Institute Identity Card
Credit card with photograph
Voter ID Card
AADHAR Card (UID)
How to download the SET BA Mass Comm admit card?
Download the admit card of SET BA 2018 Mass Communication- Click Here
Enter SET ID and password on the Admit card tab
Download the admit card and print at least two copies
SET BA Mass Communication 2018 Admit Card- Guidelines
If a candidate loses his/her admit card, the officials will not issue any duplicate card. Candidates must preserve the same, as it will be submitted during the selection process.
An authorized person from the Symbiosis International University will verify and authenticate the SET BA Mass Communication Admit Card 2018 against the photo identity.
Candidate will be asked to provide the authenticated admit card at the time of the selection process as they will have to submit it along with other documents.
SET BA Exam Pattern 2018
The exam pattern of SET BA Mass Communication 2018 describes the mode in which the exam the test will be conducted, structure, number of questions, type of questions, marking scheme and duration of the exam. SET BA 2018 Mass Communication will be conducted on May 5, 2018 in offline mode. The duration of the test will be 2.5 hours in which candidates will have to answer 150 multiple choice questions.
SET 2018 BA Mass Communication Exam Pattern 2018
Duration of exam
Mode of exam
+ 1 / -0 (No negative marking)
Type of questions
Section 1- General English
Section 2- Quantitative
Section 3- General Awareness
Section 4- Analytical & Logical Reasoning
SET BA Mass Communication Cutoff 2018
The SET BA 2018 Mass Comm cutoff will be announced by the authorities concerned. Candidates who meet the requsite cutoff of SET 2018 BA Mass Communication, they will be shortlisted to take part in the selection process of admission to SCMS.
Some of the important factors that are taken into account while determining cutoff of SET BA 2018 Mass Communication is given below.
- Difficulty levle of SET
- Total number of candidates appearing in SET 2018
- Total Number of seats available
- Past Years cutoff trends
The result of SET BA 2018 Mass Communication will be released on May 14 in online mode only. Candidates have to download their SET Score Cards, which will have their sectional and overall scores. The steps to download the SET BA mass communication result are given below:
Check the SET 2018 BA Mass Communication Result here- Click Here
Enter SET ID and Password, which was generated at the time of registration
Download SET BA Mass Communication 2018 score card
Take a print out of the result
Information provided in the SET BA Mass Communication result
Candidates name, registration number
Candidates overall scores in the test
Section wise marks secured
Candidates whose qualified status has been indicated as 'Yes' will be eligible for the next level of selection procedure.
SET BA Selection Process 2018
The overall selection process of SET BA consists of two steps,
SET BA Mass Communication 2018- Candidates have to appear and qualify in the entrance test.
Personal Interaction/Written Ability Test- If shortlisted, candidates have to appear in the PI-WAT rounds. Final selection will be on the basis of performance in the selection rounds and an overall cumulative score.
SET BA Selection Process- Details
The selection process of SET BA Mass Communication 2018 for the shortlisted candidates will be conducted for three hours at the exam centre.
Candidates have to appear in a Written Ability Test (WAT) round along with the verification of documents.
this test is to assess the written ability test, candidates will be asked to write a subjective essay. The aim of the test is to assess the candidate's writing skills.
After appearing in the written test and getting the documents verified, candidates will have to appear for a Personal Interaction (PI) round. This round will include a Studio Test, where the candidates will be asked to describe images or tell stories. This round willbe conducted only at Pune.
The PI round is conducted with an aim to know about the hobbies of the candidate, academic background, interests and future aspirations,etc.
The details of the schedule and venue will be available on the official website.
SET BA Mass Communication selection Process
SET BA 2018 Mass Comm
Writing Ability Test (WAT)
Personal Interaction (PI) and Studio Test
Final selection and Fee payment
SET BA Merit List 2018
After the selection process has been conducted, the first SET BA 2018 Mass Communication Merit list will be declared on June 4. This list is the list of candidates who are selected for final admissions. The merit list will be based on the cumulative scores of the SET BA Mass Comm and PI-WAT. The last date for the payment of tuition fee for first list merit is June 8, 2018.
The officials will admit students as per their seat reservation criteria.
SET BA Seat Reservation 2018
International Students including PIO & NRI
SET BA Fee Structure 2018
Candidates who have been selected for admissions to the SCMC BA Mass Communication programme have to pay the academic fee. The fee details are,
SCMC BA Mass Communication Academic Fee
Centre Deposit (Refundable)
Total Fee with Deposit (A+B+C)
Address: Symbiosis Viman Nagar Campus
Survey No. 231
off New Airpot Road
Pune – 411014, Maharashtra