SET (General) 2019 Analysis


Symbiosis International University conducted SET BBA 2019 exam for admission to under graduate programs in management, mass communication, BCA, Economics, Liberal Arts & Hotel Management on May 4, 2019  

The test had 4 sections, General English (40 Questions), Quantitative Ability (40 Questions), General Awareness (40 Questions) and Analytical & Logical Reasoning (30 Questions). The exam duration was 150 minutes (2.5 hrs.) with 150 questions to be attempted. Each question had 4 options and carried one mark each. There was no negative marking for incorrect answers.

Here is the section wise analysis-

General English (40 Q)

There were 2 simple RC passages with 4 Q each (Based on mythology & India’s first nuclear tests). 4-5 Q were vocab based (Synonym). There were 2-3 Q each from critical reasoning, grammar & syntax, para jumbles, vocab based (Analogy & phrase meaning). Verbal Reasoning questions were based on deductive reasoning, cause & effect (2-3 questions each). Section was pretty straight forward & doable

Quantitative aptitude (40 Q)

Equations (Linear - 2 Q, Quadratic - 4 Q) dominated this section. Other topics were time-speed-distance, percentages, ratio-proportion, simple numerical problems, probability, simple interest, set theory & geometry (2-3 Q each). There were 1-2 Q on work-pipes, mensuration, partnership, profit & loss etc. A few Questions were lengthy, but others were straight forward

General Knowledge (40 Q)

Similar to historic SET pattern, GK section had more static GK questions than current affairs. Currect affairs questions were based on topics like sports, personalities, movies, government news, science & technology. Questions from static GK were based on Indian history, general sciences, geography & days. Overall difficulty level of section was moderate. It wasn’t a high scoring section

Analytical & Logical Reasoning (30 Q)

This section had 24 analytical reasoning Q, which were a mix of LR & DI question types. There was a DI case let with 5 Q & 2 bar graphs with a total of 6 Q. There were 3 Q from coding & symbol based logic each. There were Questions based on matrix arrangements, family tree, odd-man-out (4-5 Q), groups and conditionality. Remaining questions were a mix of number series, clocks, directions, alphanumeric series & visual reasoning

Additionally, there were verbal reasoning based Questions like cause & effect, statement-conclusion (2 Q each), verbal odd-man-out & analogy (1 Q each). Questions were quite easy & doable

Overall difficulty level of the paper was easy-medium & good score for PI-WAT cut-off should be in 100+ range for Pune & Noida campuses.

All the best!!

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