SET BBA Selection Procedure 2018
Ranjini Basu, 14 May 2018, #SET

SET BBA Selection Procedure 2018 - Candidates who are aspiring to get admissions in any one of the affiliated Symbiosis International(Deemed University) institutions, need to follow the SET BBA 2018 selection procedure. In accordance with the selection procedure of SET BBA 2018, a student has to appear for the SET BBA, followed by the institute specific selection criteria.


The SET BBA selection procedure 2018 is a three-step process. The first is appear for SET BBA 2018 exam, which has been conducted on May 5, 2018, and the results have been declared on May 14, 2018. Now, the shortlisting process will be exercised through the SET BBA 2018 cutoff. Post shortlisting, aspirants are invited for the WAT and PI rounds of interview. In this article, candidates can check the related details like the selection rounds, the scores of the PI/WAT rounds of SET BBA 2018 selection procedure.


SET BBA Selection Procedure 2018


After the declaration of the SET BBA 2018 results and cutoff, candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their scores and institute specific SET BBA cut off. Shortlisted candidates will be informed about their PI-WAT schedule and venue by the officials. They will receive a letter intimating the shortlist status which will, in turn, become a proof of their shortlist and an invitation to the SET BBA 2018 selection rounds. Personal Interaction and Written Ability Test (PI-WAT) will be conducted by the respective institutes for the BBA course in which they are shortlisted. It is a mandate for all candidates to attend the PI-WAT round on the specified date and the location opted by them during the booking; else their tentative seat will be cancelled.


What are PI and WAT?


SET BBA 2018 selection procedure will have the following rounds:

  • Personal Interaction (PI)

  • Written Ability Test (WAT)

Personal Interaction (PI) – An expert panel from Industries / Academics will interview the shortlisted candidates. The interview might have questions pertaining to topics like general awareness, co-curricular activities, and specific field of interest, and communication skills.


Written Ability Test (WAT) - The shortlisted candidates have to appear for a written test which includes one PAT (Picture Association Test) and an essay on a given topic.

Although the selection process remains mostly the same for all the affiliated institutes, it might be a bit different in some of the institutes. Only those candidates who receive the SET BBA 2018 call letters will be allowed to appear in the selection rounds. After the candidates appear in the PI and WAT rounds, their candidature will undergo a screening for the final selection pertaining to admissions on the basis of their performance at each stage.


Maximum Score – The maximum score levied for PI-WAT will be 100 marks.

PI-WAT Centres – Aspirants can book their PI-WAT slot on the official website; They can choose the date, time and location according to their convenience.

The final admission of a candidate would be based on the cumulative score of the following-


Details of SET BBA Selection Procedure



Performance in the Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET)

50 percent

Personal Interaction and Written Ability Test (PI-WAT)

50 percent

 Documents required for SET BBA 2018 Selection Rounds

  • The attested SET BBA Admit Card- Original

  • Call letter (if any)- Original

  • Educational Documents; as mentioned- Original and Copy

  • Photograph- Three (recent photos)

Dates to Remember:  SET BBA Selection Procedure 2018



SET BBA Result

May 14, 2018

SET BBA Cutoff announcement (institute wise)

Last week of May 2018 (tentative)

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