SET Exam Pattern 2019

SET 2019 Exam Pattern

The examination pattern is very much important for every student to know. This will allow the candidates to learn and gather knowledge about the different sections which are available in the examination. The SET 2019 examination has different subjects which need to be studied thoroughly and as far as the pattern of the SET exam is concerned, different patterns are followed for different exams. Here is a brief overview on the pattern of the examination

  • SET SITE: The mode of the examination would be online and the type of questions would be objective. Candidates will get 2.5 hours to complete the papers and there would be a total of 100 questions which they need to answer. The total marks would be 200 and there would be no negative markings
  • SET BBA: The duration of the exam would be 150 minutes and it would be conducted online. The types of questions would be multiple choices and there would be no negative markings. Questions would be on General English, Quantitative Analysis and General Awareness
  • SET SLAT: There would a total of 150 questions which the students need to attempt and they will be allotted time of 2.5 hours. They will be tested on logical reasoning, legal reasoning, analytical reasoning, reading comprehension and general knowledge
  • SET SEED: The duration of the exam would be 150 minutes and the students would have to attempt a total of 150 questions

It is very important for the students to know about the pattern of the exam so that they find it easy to understand the questions. It would also help them to get prepared in a better manner.




Examination mode Online
Type of Questions MCQs
Duration of the exam 2.5 hours
Total Questions 100
Segregation of Questions, Section wise
  • Physics – 25 (50 marks)
  • Chemistry – 25 (50 marks)
  • Mathematics – 50 (100 marks)
Total Marks 200
Negative Marking  No





Exam Duration 150 minutes
Examination Mode Online
Type of Questions MCQs
Negative Marking No
Segregation of Questions, Section wise
  • General English – 40 questions (40 marks)
  • Quantitative – 40 questions (40 marks)
  • General Awareness – 40 questions (40 marks)
  • Logical Reasoning – 30 questions (30 marks)





Exam Duration 2.5 hours
Number of Questions 150


  • Section wise distribution of SLAT Questions


Number of questions


Logical Reasoning 30 30
Legal Reasoning 30 30
Analytical reasoning 30 30
Reading Comprehension 30 30
General Knowledge 30 30





Duration of the Exam 150 minutes
Total Number of Questions 150
Negative Marking No

So here at the different question pattern for the several degree courses that are offered at the SET 2019 exam. The candidates should learn their exam pattern according to their courses they have opted for. Have a look at some important preparation tips that will help the candidates to prepare for the examination in a much better manner.

  • The candidates should know their subject very well and therefore it is always recommended that they thoroughly revise their chapters of previous classes as well to remember the basics.
  • The candidates should prepare a good time management skill that will enable them to finish the examination within the allotted time.
  • It is recommended that the candidates gather all the important study materials and resources from the Internet or borrow it from someone who sat for the examination previously.
  • Every candidate should solve the question papers of previous years so that they can be familiar with the format and answer pattern of the examination.

There is another important aspect that the students need to keep in mind. It is the fact that they cannot afford to miss out on any portion of their syllabus. Since it would be based on multiple choice questions, they can expect any sort of questions picked from any corner of the syllabus. Therefore, it is highly essential for them to make sure that the entire syllabus is being covered properly.

Besides, it is equally important to solve the previous year’s questions that would give them some idea about the pattern and type of questions that they can expect. They need to make sure that they practised hard on paper. They will have to submit their papers within a stipulated period of time. Therefore, it is absolutely essential for them to make sure that they got used to the timings.

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