Symbioisi Institute of Design

Symbiosis Institute of Design Admission 2018 in Bachelor of Design

Last Date to Apply

14 April 2018

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About Symbiosis Institute of Design

Symbiosis Institute of Design offers admission in B.Design on the basis of SEED. It is an entrance exam conducted by the Symbiosis Institute of Design. Through this entrance test, the eligible candidates in the undergraduate designing programme of SID. It is to be known by the candidates that until the last year, the admission to B.Design was done based on SET. However, from now onwards, there is separate exam is conducted that is SEED. This page gives the complete information about the Symbiosis Institute of Design comprising the information such as eligibility, application process, selection etc.Candidates should know that the SEED is only the first step. Each Symbiosis Institute has its independent selection process.

Earlier, the Symbiosis Institute of Technology used to conduct SET Design for the admission in B.Design course in Symbiosis Institute of Design. But from now onwards, the name of the test has been changed to SEED.

About Symbiosis Institute of Design

Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) is an undergraduate design college based in Pune, India. It offers Bachelor of Design degrees in the fields of communication design, fashion design, fashion communication and industrial design. It helps in promoting international understanding through quality education. 

The institute offers four years degree programme, Bachelor of Design (B.Des) in the following discipline.

  • Communication Design: In this Discipline, the following specialisation offered
    • Graphic Design

    • User Experience Design

    • Animation Film Design

    • Video Film Design

  • Industrial Design: In the industrial design, the following specialisation offered 
    • Product Design
    • Interior Space Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion Communication

Symbiosis Institute of Design (B.Design) 2018 Dates



Online Registration for SEED

29 January 2018

Last date to register for SEED

14 April 2018

SEED Admit Card

21 April 2018


5 May 2018
(From 9:30 to 12 Noon)

SEED Result Declaration

14 May 2018

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Symbiosis Institute of Design Eligibility criteria

Academic Qualifications:

The candidates are advised to ensure that they fulfil the requirement of eligibility criteria before applying. The candidates applying for the admission in Symbiosis Institute of Design must meet the eligibility criteria mentioned below:

  • The candidate must have passed 10+2 from any stream i.e Science, Commerce, Arts, etc. or equivalent
  • The candidates who have 10+3 diploma approved by State Board of Technical Education with minimum 50% aggregate marks obtained in the final examination are eligible to apply for B.Design programme.
  • Candidates appearing for the final examination of 10+2 grade or 10+3 Diploma program may also apply in a condition that the results of the examination they are appearing should have been declared by June of the admission year.
  • The following candidates will be given preference in admission to the B.Design programme:
    • The candidates with creative aptitude and skills necessary to pursue Design Education.
    • The candidates with the relevant portfolio would be preferred.

Symbiosis Institute of Design Application form and Admit Card

Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) offers admission to B.Design programme based on SEED scores.The application process for the admission in Symbiosis Institute of Design has started and the candidates can apply for the same by following the link below. Earlier the Entrance Test for SID B.Des admission was known as SET Design. However, from now onwards, the name has been changed to SEED. The candidates can apply for the same by following the link below.

SET (Design) Application form 2018

SEED Admit Card 2018


SEED Admit Card for the entrance test scheduled to be conducted on 5 May 2018 will be available to download from 21 April 2018. The candidates appearing in SEED Entrance Exam must download the admit card in order to appear in the exam. Candidates need to know that no admit card will be dispatched through the post to the candidates, so no correspondence in this regard will be considered.

Candidates must bring the admit card and a photo identity proof to the test centre. It will be authenticated during the Test. Candidates shall preserve the authenticated admit card till the admission processes of the desired Symbiosis institutes are over.

SET (Design) Admit Card 2018

Symbiosis Institute of Design Fees

Entrance Test Fee: The candidates have to pay the entrance test fee for each test. The entrance test fee is Rs.1,750 for each test. However, the candidates if registering for more than one course would be required to pay accordingly.

Symbiosis Institute of Design (B.Design) 2018 Annual Course Fee

The annual course fee of B.Design payable against Annual Academic Fees, Security Deposits and Library Deposits are given in the table below:


Indian Students
(Fees per annum)

Academic Fees

Rs. 3,60,000

Security Deposit (Refundable)

Rs. 15,000

Library Deposit (Refundable)

Rs. 5,000


Rs. 3,80,000

Symbiosis Institute of Design Result and Counselling

SEED Result 2018 will be declared on 14 May 2018. Only the candidates who are appearing in the exam will be able to check the result. After checking the result, it is also mandatory for the candidates to fill the online registration for the individual Institutes for the desired programme before the closing date of application of the respective Institute. By following the link, the candidates will get the complete information about SEED Result

SET (B.Des) 2018 Result and Score Card

Symbiosis Insitute of Design (B.Design) Selection Process

Once the result gets declared, the shortlisted candidates will be called for PI-WAT. The selection of the candidates for Symbiosis Institute of Design for B.Design Programme will be done on the basis of SEED score. The shortlisted candidates will be further selected for PI-WAT. The selection process for SID B.Design programme is given below:

  • SEED Scores.
  • Personal Interview (PI)
  • Written Ability Test (WAT)

Symbiosis Institute of Design (B.Design) PI and WAT 2018 Dates




Short list of candidates for Studio Test

18 May 2018

Studio Test and Personal Interaction
at SID, Pune

28 May to 1 June 2018

Declaration of First Merit list

4 June 2018

Registration period for the First
Merit List Candidates

5 to 11 June 2018

Commencement of the Programme

2 July 2018

Symbiosis Institute of Design Exam pattern

SET for Design is a design aptitude test examining colour, geometry, visual observations, creative thinking abilities, general design awareness, awareness of Indian culture, craft and traditions, etc.

  • Duration of exam: 150 minutes  
  • Type of Questions: Objective type question paper.
  • Marking Scheme: Each question will be followed by four answers of which only one is correct / most appropriate
  • Negative Marking: There is no negative marking for wrong answers.


 Number of Questions

Total Marks

Design Aptitude






Symbiosis Institute of Design Important details

Symbiosis Insititute of Design Seats offered


Seat intake

Communication Design


Industrial Design


Fashion Design


Fashion Communication




Test Centres for SEED 2018 Exam

Symbiosis Entrance Test for the B.Des admission will be conducted in 85 cities. A candidate may choose any one city according to their convenience

Agra - Uttar Pradesh

Kochi/Ernakulam - Kerala

Mumbai - Maharashtra

Ahmedabad - Gujarat

Gandhinagar - Gujarat

Mysuru - Karnataka

Ahmednagar - Maharashtra

Gangtok / Bardang - Sikkim

Nagpur - Maharashtra

Ajmer - Rajasthan

Guwahati - Assam

Nashik - Maharashtra

Aligarh - Uttar Pradesh

Gwalior - Madhya Pradesh

Navi Mumbai - Maharashtra

Allahabad - Uttar Pradesh

Hooghly - West Bengal

Nellore - Andhra Pradesh

Ambala - Haryana

Howrah - West Bengal

Panipat - Haryana

Amravati - Maharashtra

Hubli - Karnataka

Panjim - Goa

Amritsar - Punjab

Hyderabad - Telangana

Patiala - Punjab

Anand - Gujarat

Indore - Madhya Pradesh

Patna - Bihar

Aurangabad - Maharashtra

Jabalpur - Madhya Pradesh

Port Blair - Andaman and Nicobar

Bareilly - Uttar Pradesh

Jaipur - Rajasthan

Pune - Maharashtra

Belagavi(Belgaum) - Karnataka

Jalandhar - Punjab

Raipur - Chhattisgarh

Bengaluru - Karnataka

Jammu - Jammu and Kashmir

Rajkot - Gujarat

Bhilai - Chhattisgarh

Jamshedpur - Jharkhand

Ranchi - Jharkhand

Bhopal - Madhya Pradesh

Jhansi - Uttar Pradesh

Roorkee - Uttarakhand

Bhubaneswar - Odisha

Jodhpur - Rajasthan

Shillong - Meghalaya

Bilaspur - Chhattisgarh

Kanpur - Uttar Pradesh

Shimla - Himachal Pradesh

Chandigarh/Mohali - Punjab

Karnal - Haryana

Siliguri - West Bengal

Chennai - Tamil Nadu

Kolhapur - Maharashtra

Solapur - Maharashtra

Coimbatore - Tamil Nadu

Kolkata - West Bengal

Surat - Gujarat

Cuttack - Odisha

Kota - Rajasthan

Thane - Maharashtra

Dehradun - Uttarakhand

Kottayam - Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram - Kerala

Delhi NCR 1 (Delhi, Gurgaon, Faridabad)

Kozhikode - Kerala

Thrissur - Kerala

Delhi NCR 2 (NOIDA, Greater NOIDA, Gaziabad)

Lucknow - Uttar Pradesh

Udaipur - Rajasthan

Dhanbad - Jharkhand

Ludhiana - Punjab

Vadodara - Gujarat

Dibrugarh - Assam

Madurai - Tamil Nadu

Varanasi - Uttar Pradesh

Asansol/Durgapur - West Bengal

Meerut - Uttar Pradesh

Vijayawada - Andhra Pradesh



Visakhapatnam - Andhra Pradesh

Symbiosis Institute of Design Contact


  • Symbiosis International University
    Symbiosis Test Secretariat
    Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi
    Dist: Pune - 412115, India
  • Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID)
    S No. 231/4A, Viman Nagar, 
    Pune 411 014, MS. INDIA

Contact Details

  • Symbiosis International University
    Phone: 020-39116226 / 27
    Telefax: 020-39116228
    Email id: info@set-test.org
  • Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID)
    Phone: +91 20 2663 4546 / 47 / 48 (EPABX), +91 20 6561 3769 / 70 (Admissions)
    Telefax: +91 20 2663 4549
    Email id:  Admissions - admissions@sid.edu.in

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