Symbiosis Entrance test for admission to Symbiosis Institute of Mass Comm.

Symbiosis Center for Media & Communication Admission 2018

Last Date to Apply

SET: 15 April 2018
SCMC: 9 May 2018

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About Symbiosis Center for Media & Communication

Symbiosis Center for Media & Communication offers admission in BA Mass Communication on the basis of Symbiosis Entrance TestIt is affiliated to Symbiosis International University offers an array of undergraduate programs in Law, Management, Computer Studies, Health Sciences, Design, Media & Communication, Economics, Engineering and Liberal Arts. Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) is a common written test for the undergraduate admission in Symbiosis Institutes.

Candidate should note that SET is only the first step and there will be a separate application and admission process for Symbiosis Center for Media & Communication. Symbiosis Centre for Media & Communication (SCMC) offers the following specialisation that a student can choose from namely:

  • Journalism in Print
  • Electronic & Cyber Media
  • Audio-Visual Production including Radio-Television Production
  • Advertising & Documentary Filmmaking and Film Studies
  • Advertising including Client Servicing
  • Account Planning
  • Media and Creative - Copy & Visual
  • Public Relations including Corporate Communication and Event Management.

Get complete details of SET 2018

The Symbiosis International University has released the notification along with the complete information brochure. The admission for SCMS Pune for BA Mass Communication course will be done on the basis of SET. 

  • Last date to apply for SET: 9 April 2018
  • SET Test Date: 5 May 2018
  • Number of seat intake: 120

About BA Mass Communication

BA Mass Communication is a full-time programme which is spread over a period of three years and spaced out over six semesters of six months each.

The Course incorporates theoretical lectures, hands-on practical sessions, tutorials, classroom presentations, take-home assignments, sporting & cultural events, field trips, study tours, projects, and internships.

SET 2018 Important Dates




SET Application Starts

25 January 2018

SET Application Ends

9 April 2018

Last date to make the payment of SET

14 April 2018

SET Admit Card

21 April 2018

SET Test 2017 date

5 May 2018

SET Test Result Declared

14 May 2018

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Symbiosis Center for Media & Communication Eligibility criteria

Academic Qualification

  • Candidate must have passed their Class 12 in any discipline from any recognised Board / Council / University with a minimum of 50% (45% for SC/ST) aggregate marks, or equivalent grades
  • Candidates appearing for Class 12 may also appear.
  • Candidates who have passed Class 12 through Open Universities system directly without having any basic qualification are not eligible for the Course.
  • Candidates who have appeared for their Class 12 finals and awaiting results are also eligible to apply, subject to submission of passing certificate by the notified date.

Qualifying Exam: The admission of the candidates in SCMC BA Mass Communication will be done on the basis of Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET).

Symbiosis Center for Media & Communication Application form and Admit Card

Symbiosis Centre for Media & Communication (SCMC), Pune is done on the basis of SET. SET 2018 Application Process has now started. Candidates can register for SET examination on Official Website by paying an online fee. The last date of registration for SET examination is 9 April 2018. 

SET 2018 Application form can be filled online only for various undergraduate courses and candidates are required to fill the common Application Form. However, for admission in some of the undergraduate courses, the Symbiosis Entrance Test is not applicable. The candidates are advised to follow the link below to apply online for SET exam and to get the complete details on SET Application Form. 

SET 2018 Application form

SET Admit Card 2018

SET Admit Card 2018 was available for download from 21 April 2018. SET Admit Card was available on the official website only for those eligible candidates who have submitted their duly filled application forms before the due date. Candidates need to know that no admit card will not 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. If the admit card is lost, no duplicate admit card will be issued.

SET 2018 Admit Card

Symbiosis Center for Media & Communication Fees

Fee Amount
SET Exam Application Fee Rs.1750
SCMC Admission Fee Rs.1000

SCMC BA Mass Comm. Fee Structure

Bachelor of Arts
(Mass Communication)

Fee Per Annum

Academic Fee


Rs. 2,30,000


Pre-Induction Fee

Centre Deposit (Refundable)

Rs. 20,000

Total Fee

Rs. 2,50,000

The candidates need to make the payment of Tuition Fee for Symbiosis Centre for Media & Communication (SCMC), Pune. The scheduled payment dates for each merit list is given below.

Last date for payment of Tuition fee for

First Merit List

5 June 2018

Second Merit List

12 June 2018

Third Merit List

Last week of June 2018

Symbiosis Center for Media & Communication Result and Counselling

SET Result 2018 and SET 2018 Score Card has been declared on 14 May 2018. SET Result 2018 is  declared by Symbiosis International University (SIU) for the entrance exam to be conducted on 5 May 2018, for all the courses on All India basis. SET 2018 was conducted in online mode across many states in India. 

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. The link is provided below. By following the link, the candidates will get the complete information about SET Result and all the related important dates

SET 2018 Result and Score Card

SCMC Selection Process

Once the result gets declared, the shortlisted candidates will be called for PI-WAT which was conducted from 21 May to 29 May 2018. The selection of the candidates for Symbiosis Centre for Media & Communication (SCMC), Pune for BA Mass Communication Programme will be done on the basis of SET score.

The shortlisted candidates will be further selected for PI-WAT. The selection process for SCMC BA Mass Communication programme is given below:

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

Symbiosis Center for Media & Communication Exam pattern

  • Duration of exam: SET duration is 150 minutes.
  • Type of exam: objective type test.
  • Number of Questions: 150
  • Question Papers: SET is conducted in two sessions for FIVE question papers.

SET Exam Pattern for BA Mass Communication



Number of Questions

Total Marks

General English






General Awareness



Analytical & Logical Reasoning






Symbiosis Center for Media & Communication Important details

Symbiosis University Seat Reservation

Within the Sanctioned Intake


Seats reserved

Scheduled Caste


Scheduled Tribe


Differently Abled


Over & Above Sanctioned Intake

Jammu and Kashmir Migrants

2 seats per programme

International Students

15% (Including PIO and NRI)

The candidates are suggested to follow the link provided below as by following the link, the candidates will get to know the complete reservation policy

Symbiosis University Reservation Policy

SET Test Centres

SET is conducted in 21 cities. A candidate may choose any one city according to their convenience























SCMC BA Mass Communication Important Dates




SCMC 2017 Online Application Begins

26 December 2016

Last date for Payment of SCMC Application Fee

12 May 2017

Short-listing for Second Round (GD/PI)

29 May 2017

Second Round (only in Pune)

2 to 6 June 2017

1st Merit List

12 June 2017

2nd Merit List

19 June 2017

3rd Merit List

26 June 2017

Reporting to the Centre

3 to 5 July 2017

Programme commences

10 July 2017


For other courses/colleges under Symbiosis International University candidates can refer to following links:

Symbiosis Center for Media & Communication Contact

  • Symbiosis International University
    Symbiosis Test Secretariat
    Gram: Lavale, Tal: Mulshi
    Phone: 020-39116226 / 27
    Fax: 020-39116228
    Email id:info@set-test.org
  • Symbiosis Center for Media & Communication ( UG )
    Survey No. 231, Viman Nagar,
    Pune - 411014 Maharashtra
    Phone: 91 20- 26634511/12/13/14
    Fax: +91 20- 26634515
    Email: contactus@simcug.edu.in

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