SET BA Mass Communication 2018 - Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communications declared the third merit list for SET BA Mas communication 2018 on June 18 and the last date for payment of fees for third merit list was June 22. The second merit list was announced on June 11 and fees was to be paid by June 15. The first merit list for SET BA Mass Communication entrance exam was announced on June 3 and the fees for the same was to be paid by June 8. Candidates can check the result by entering their registered id and password. Earlier the merit list was to be announced on June 4. Those who cleared the written test participated in the second round of selection which comprised of personal interaction, writing ability test, studio test and document verification between May 25-29 at Pune. The result of SET BA Mass Communication 2018 was announced on May 14, 2018. Candidates could check the SET BA Mass Communication Result 2018 by entering their SET id and password. 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. Meanwhile, Candidates who took SET BA Mass Communication 2018 entrance exam on May 5 in online mode found the quantitative section as most difficult followed by English, logical reasoning and general awareness. According to the SET BA 2018 exam pattern, the test was of 2.5 hours and candidates had to answer 150 MCQs divided into four sections.
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 had to pay an additional fee of Rs 1,000 per programme in which they aspire to appear in the test. Symbiosis International University (SIU) released SET BA Mass Communication 2018 admit card in online mode for all the registered candidates on April 21, 2018.
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: Online
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 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) (concluded)
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 (Announced)
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 03, 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 Merit List 2018
The Third merit list for SET BA mass communication 2018 has been announced on June 18 and the last date for payment of fees was June 22. Candidates could check the merit list by entering their registered id and password. The second merit list for SET BA Mass communication was announced on June 11, 2018 and the last date for payment of fees was June 15. After the second round of selection process, the first SET BA 2018 Mass Communication Merit list was declared on June 3 and the end date for payment of fees was June 8. Earlier the merit list was to be announced on June 4. Candidates can check the merit list entering their registered SET ID and password by clicking on the link that is given above. 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)
The result of SET BA 2018 Mass Communication was 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
SET BA Mass Communication Cutoff 2018
The SET BA 2018 Mass Comm cutoff will be announced by the authorities concerned. Candidates who meet the requisite 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 level of SET
- Total number of candidates appearing in SET 2018
- Total Number of seats available
- Past Years cutoff trends
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.
- Candidates can book their slot for personal interview, writing ability test, studio test and document verification by entering their login id and password.
- The interview and written test will take place anytime between May 25-29, 2018
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 Mass Communication Exam Analysis
Candidates who took the SET BA mass communication entrance exam 2018 in online mode found the quantitative section as the most difficult followed by English, logical reasoning, and general awareness. Candidates could easily navigate between the sections and could also change their responses. They could leave the exam hall after one hour of completion of the exam. Before one hour the submit button was not functional.
The admit card of SET BA 2018 Mass Communication was available for downloading from Apri21, 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 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 was 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 was 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
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 was conducted at 21 test centres in different parts of India. Candidates had to select any one of the centres where they can appear for SET 2018. This had 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.
Address: Symbiosis Viman Nagar Campus
Survey No. 231
off New Airpot Roadhttps://www.set-test.org/important-date.html
Pune – 411014, Maharashtra