Entrance Exams Arts, Social Science & Law

Symbiosis Law School Entrance Test(SLS-SET)


Symbiosis is a Greek term meaning 'Living together for the mutual benefit of each other. Symbiosis is an educational and cultural center of international standards. Established in the year 1971, under the patronage of Dr. S. B. Mujumdar, President and Founder Director, it is registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 and the Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950. Symbiosis Law School, established in June 1977, was affiliated in the beginning to the University of Pune. Further, another important stride was made in 2002 when SLS became the constituent college of Symbiosis International University. Thereby, SLS gained an enhanced degree of autonomy in teaching, learning and research.
Symbiosis has been the meeting point of noble thoughts. Being the academic meeting point for all kinds of talent in the legal arena, SLS has occupies pride of place among the flagship institutions of Symbiosis. Symbiosis Law School stands for a global leadership in legal education. Nestled in the city of Pune (popularly described as the Oxford of the East, with the glorious heritage of being the capital of the Peshwas), it has recently been conferred with the honor of being a core partner in the global network of legal institutes of Erasmus Mundus. It embodies the essence of Symbiosis which means living together for mutual benefit. This institute has co-existed as the only Legal Studies Institute with other flagship institutions of Symbiosis International University - a host of excellent institutions in Management and Information Technology. Further, it has networked with the government, judiciary, community, society, industry and the profession, for mutual benefit.
During its long journey of 32 years, it has created various milestones in a teaching and learning process. The unique profiles of its students consist of defence and corporate personnel. It is the first law college in Pune offering evening Law programs and is also a pioneer in introducing a five year Law program. Its innovative and creative educational experiments set it apart from other law colleges in the city and the region. SLS has made a national impact being consistently ranked among the top ten law colleges of the country. 

Important dates and Eligibility


For B.A. and B.B.A. LL.B.:
A. The candidate should have passed 12th (10+2) examination from any recognized Board with minimum 50% marks (45% for S.C. /S.T. students) in one attempt (No compartment). Students who have appeared for their H.S.C. finals and awaiting results are also eligible to apply subject to submission of passing certificate by the announced date.
B. Age Limit: Candidate should be less than 20 years of age at the time of appearing for the SET, as on 05 May 2012 (2 years relaxation for SC/ST candidate).
C. Applicants who have obtained 10+2 through Open Universities system directly without having any basic qualification are not eligible for the Law Course.
Intake Limit - The total intake is 250 seats (inclusive of 180 seats of B.B.A.LL.B and 70 seats of B.A.LL.B).
Over & Above sanctioned intake :-

  1. Kashmiri Migrants: - 2 seats per programme.
  2. International students: - 15 % of total intake (Including PIO and NRI).
Reservation of seats: Within the sanctioned intake limit. Scheduled Caste: 15%
Scheduled Tribe: 7.5%
Differently abled: 3%
Wards of Serving/Retired Defense personnel: 5%

Application Fee and Mode of Payment

Rs. 1000/-# Demand Draft in favor of "Director, Symbiosis Law School" payable at Pune, to the Institute OR by paying through credit card at the time of online application to the institute OR through Net Banking.


Application Procedure
(1) Applicant shall receive the prospectus from SIU only.
(2) For mode of payment please see www.set-test.org
In addition, applicant has to fill up an online application form at the website of the SLS, Pune that is www.symlaw.ac.in, by paying Rs. 1000/-, without which he/she will not be shortlisted for Group Exercise and Personal Interview (GEPI)
(1) The payment for this can be made online by credit card along with the payment of SET registration OR by forwarding a Demand Draft in favour of "Director, Symbiosis Law School" payable at Pune, to the Institute OR by paying through credit card at the time of online application to the institute OR through Net Banking (account details are available on the Application form).
(2) In case payment is made by Demand Draft, then please mention your name and the SET ID number on the back side of the Demand Draft.
Test Pattern

Sr. No. Section Number of Questions Total Marks
1 Logical Reasoning 30 30
2 Legal Reasoning 30 30
3 Analytical Reasoning 30 30
4 Reading Comprehension 30 30
5 General Knowledge 30 30
  Total 150 150

Test Centers

Symbiosis Test Secretariat reserves the right to change or allot a city other than the one requested by the candidate in the event of the requested city is not being available for any reason.

1 Ahmedabad 10 Kochi
2 Bengaluru 11 Kolhapur
3 Bhubaneshwar 12 Kolkata
4 Chandigarh 13 Lucknow
5 Chennai 14 Mumbai
6 Delhi 15 Nagpur
7 Hyderabad 16 Nashik
8 Indore 17 Noida
9 Jaipur 18 Pune


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