SET BA Mass Communication 2018

SET BA Mass Communication

SET BA Mass Communication 2018- Symbiosis International University (SIU) will release SET BA Mass Communication 2018 admit card in online mode 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. Earlier the authorities had announced the important dates for SET 2018 BA Mass Communication. The application form of SET BA 2018 Mass Communication was available in online mode from January 29, 2018.  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 was April 15, 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 test fee of SET 2018 is to be paid by the applicants all categories is  Rs 1750. Candidates will have to pay an additional fee of Rs 1,000 per programme in which they aspire to appear in the test.  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.

LATEST - SET BA Admit Card 2018 to be available from April 21 

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 Type: 
Exam Category: UG
Conducting Institute: Symbiosis International University

Exam Mode: Offline

Test Duration: 2.5 hours

Total Marks: 150

Application Mode: Online

Registration Fee: Rs2500

SCMC Programmes



Number of Seats


Bachelor of Arts (Mass Communication)

Three-year full-time

120 seats

  • Journalism

  • Audio-Visual Production

  • Advertising

  • Public Relations

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

S. No




Start date of online SET BA Mass Comm Application

January 29, 2018


Start date for the availability of Online Application for SCMC 

January 29, 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 14, 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


Program commences

July 02, 2018


Orientation (for Parents)

July 07, 2018


Last Date of Admission for BA Mass Communication

July 31, 2018

SET BA Admit Card 2018


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. 

  • Passport

  • Driving license

  • College/ Institute Identity Card

  • Credit card with photograph

  • Voter ID Card

  • Pan 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

2.5 hours

Language /Medium


Mode of exam


Marking Scheme

+ 1 / -0 (No negative marking)

Type of questions

Objective (MCQs)





Section 1- General English



Section 2- Quantitative



Section 3- General Awareness



Section 4- Analytical & Logical Reasoning







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. 


SET BA Application Form 2018


The application form of SET BA 2018 Mass Communication is available from January 29, 2018 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 14, 2018. 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

  • HSC marksheets

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 1750 for each test in which the candidate aspires to appear. Candidates  can pay the fee through the following mode:

  • Bill desk gateway 

  • Indian Bank Gateway 
  • 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 


Test City


Test City













































What to carry to the SET BA test centre?

a. The SET BA 2018 admit card

b. Photo identity proof

c. Blue/Black ballpoint pen.


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

SET BA Result 2018


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

  • Qualified status

Candidates whose qualified status has been indicated as 'Yes'  will be eligible for the next level of the 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



Scheduled Caste


Scheduled Tribe




Kashmiri Migrant

2 seats

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



Academic Fee


Centre Deposit (Refundable)


Total Fee with Deposit (A+B+C)

Rs. 2,50,000/-

Address: Symbiosis Viman Nagar Campus
Survey No. 231
off New Airpot Road
Viman Nagar
Pune – 411014, Maharashtra



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