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Symbiosis SET 2018: Tips and Tricks to enhance your preparation

Symbiosis Entrance Test is a gateway for admission to various courses offered at the university. Candidates can choose from 15 different programs offered at 15 different institutes pertaining to their respective fields. SET 2018 Tips and Tricks will further help you boost your performance for the same.

Starting this year, Symbiosis SET Law Test will be known as Symbiosis Law Admission Test (SLAT), Symbiosis SET Design Test as Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED), Symbiosis SET Engineering Test as SIT Engineering Entrance Exam (SITEEE).

The exam is scheduled to be held in two sessions- morning and evening, on May 5, 2018. Aspiring students can register themselves for the exam on or before April 14, 2018. With just two months left for the examination, candidates must gear up their preparation in order to ace the examination.

Below we have mentioned few tips and tricks that one can follow to enhance their preparation for SET 2018.

1. Understand Your Syllabus

The first and foremost step to prepare for the examination is to familiarize yourself with its syllabus. SET consists of 5 different papers, pertaining to different fields. These fields are divided into – Law, General, Engineering, Health Sciences and Design.

Syllabus for each of these papers is different than the other. However your approach towards it should be the same. Start by identify your strong and weak points. Once you are done, prepare a schedule to work on perfecting your strong areas and strengthen your weak areas to save your score during the exam. 

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2. Time Management

Time management is the key to success. Remember, every single aspirant has the same number of 24 hours in a day like you. What differentiates your final performance from theirs is how well you are able to manage your time before and during the examination.

Prepare a schedule to stay on track with your studies and to ensure that you do not miss out any important topics for the exam. Pick chapters according to importance and weightage in the exam. Make sure your schedule consists of regular short breaks of 10-15 minutes to freshen up your mind.

3. Practice Through Mock Tests, Sample Papers

Practice makes a man perfect. Start by solving mock tests and sample papers for Symbiosis Entrance Test. This will not only help you understand the exam pattern, but will also help you familiarize with the type of questions asked in the examination. Since only two months are left before the examination, you need to practice as much as possible.

Time yourself while solving these tests to improve your speed and accuracy. Furthermore, analyzing your performance will help you get an idea of your preparation level for the exam.

4. Previous Year Paper Analysis

Do your own analysis of previous year question paper. By doing this, you can get an idea of the level of difficulty, paper trends and patterns for the exam. Every year, a particular topic/ section in the paper is found to be difficult than the rest. Also, many a times, questions are repeated from previous year question papers. This is will be of great help during the examination.

5. Collect Appropriate Study Material

Do no limit yourself when it comes to gather knowledge. Studying from different books will help you understand different aspects of the same topic and you will be understand the topic more clearly. Here are a few good books to enhance your SET 2018 preparation:

  • NCERT books of relevant subject for Class 9th and 12th
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R.S. Aggarwal
  • Mental Aptitude by Subhkamna Publications
  • Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning by Arun Sharma

6. Defocus Before You Focus

The syllabus for Symbiosis Entrance Test is not extremely tough, however, it can be overwhelming when studying constantly at a stretch. Candidates must take short breaks at regular intervals to relax and calm their mind. One must not undertake any new topics in the days leading up to the exam as you will only end up confusing yourself and further hamper your preparation.

Keep a positive frame of mind and get enough sleep. By doing this, you will wake up fresh and energized which will further help you to stay focus and productive during the day.