SET BBA 2021: Eligibility Criteria explained in detail


The eligibility criteria of SET BBA 2021 will be prescribed by the Symbiosis International (Deemed) University along with other important notifications.

The eligibility criteria will be prepared based on the academic qualifications and minimum marks to be scored by the candidates. Being conducted on May 1 2021, SET BBA eligibility criteria will include the parameters prescribed by the various participating institutes as well as the reservation policy. In 2020, the exam was conducted in a home-proctored manner due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Candidates must be aware of every detail related to the eligibility criteria before they proceed to the application form to avoid disqualification or rejection at later stages due to ineligibility.

SET BBA Important Dates 2021

You can find the important dates related to the SET exam in the table below:

Events Dates
Application Form of SET BBA 2021 Anytime soon
Last Date to Apply for SET BBA 2021 Third week of April 2021
Admit Card of SET BBA 2021 Third week of April 2021
SET BBA 2021 May 1, 2021
SET BBA 2021 Result Second week of May 2021

SET BBA 2021 Eligibility Criteria

If we explain the eligibility criteria in its most basic form, the institute has laid down the academic parameters which the candidates must meet and also, prescribed the minimum marks which the candidates belonging to different categories must secure to be eligible.

  1. Candidates must have passed 10+2 from a recognised board examination.
  2. Candidates who belong to the General category must have scored at least 50% marks in aggregate in the qualifying exams.
  3. Candidates who belong to the SC/ST category must have scored at least 45% marks in aggregate in the qualifying exams.
  4. Candidates who are in their final exams are also eligible to apply for SET BBA 2021.

Institute-wise Eligibility Criteria of SET BBA 2021

There are different eligibility criteria set by different institutes that will be participating in SET BBA 2021. The table below lists them all:

Institute General Category Reserved Category
Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research (SICSR), Pune 50% marks 45% marks
Symbiosis Center for Management Studies, Pune and Noida 50% marks 45% marks
Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, NOIDA (SCMS-N) 50% marks 45% marks
Symbiosis Law School (SLS), Pune and Noida 45% marks 40% marks


Seat Reservation Criteria for SET BBA 2021

According to the eligibility criteria of SET BBA 2021, the total number of seats which are reserved for candidates of different categories in accordance with the UGC guidelines 2006 are listed in the table below:

Category Sanctioned Intake
Scheduled Caste (SC) 15%
Scheduled Tribes (ST 7.5%
Differently Abled # 3%
Children/wards of Defence Personnel* 5 % for SLS-PUNE, SICSR


The candidates who are vying for admission under the reserved category will have to provide the necessary documents issued by a competent authority at the time of PI-WAT/ST-PI.

Also, it is important to choose your correct category while filling the application form of SET BBA 2021 as the candidate will not be allowed to claim any benefit under another category at a later stage once the form is submitted. To fill the correct information is extremely imperative, as any misinformation provided by the candidates might result in the cancellation of candidature.

Eligibility Criteria of SET BBA 2021 related to Reservation of seats for Nagpur Domicile (SLS, Nagpur, SCMS Nagpur and SSPAD, Nagpur)

According to the SET BBA eligibility criteria 2021 for the domicile of Nagpur, 25% of the seats will be reserved for candidates who are from Nagpur for the UG level programme.

Domicile means that the candidates must have resided in Nagpur for a period of at least 5 (five) years as on the date of commencement of the academic year. At the time of the Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI), candidates must carry the domicile certificate issued by the collector’s office and the Class XII Marksheet with them.

SET BBA Application Form 2021

The Application form for SET BBA 2021 has to be filled in the online mode. Following are the steps to register for the SET BBA 2021 in online mode:

  1. Visit the official website
  2. Fill in all the necessary details.
  3. Click on the ‘Save and Continue’ tab.
  4. Make the requisite application fee payment.
  5. Send the payment details to the help desk.
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