Admission Process at SID

Admission for the new batch of B. Des Program (Batch 2018-22) beginning from Academic Year 2018-19



A candidate must have passed 10+2 (any stream; eg. Science, Commerce, Arts, etc.) or equivalent OR 10+3 diploma approved by State Board of Technical Education with minimum 50% aggregate marks obtained in the final examination to be eligible for the above-mentioned program. A candidate appearing for the final examination of 10+2 grade or 10+3 Diploma program may also apply provided the results of the examination should have been declared by June of the admission year or prior to be eligible for the above mentioned program.


The candidate should possess Creative Aptitude & Skills necessary to pursue Design Education as well as adoptability to the situations, which the profession demands. Candidates with the relevant portfolio would be preferred.

Admission Procedure for the First Year

For Indian Students

All Indian students are required to take the Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET 2018), which will be held on May 5, 2018 (Saturday). No candidate is entitled to seek admission to SID without a valid SET score.

How to appear for SET?

Register online for SET 2018 at Facility of payment of SET fee and printing of Admit Card is available online. A student aspiring to pursue an undergraduate program at Symbiosis needs to follow the steps mentioned below:

How to apply

Step 1 Register online by paying Rs. 2750/- (Rs. 1750/- for SET 2018 and Rs. 1000/- for the institute).
Step 2 Appear for the test on May 5, 2018.

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Admission to B. Des program of SID will be according to the following process.

Level 1 Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED) 2018. The result of SEED will be put up on the SET website as per the schedule. If a candidate qualifies SEED 2018, he/she would be eligible to appear for SID’s Studio Test and Personal Interaction. Shortlisting for admission will be based only by Preference 1 selected during online registration.
Level 2 Studio Test and Personal Interaction will be conducted only at SID, Pune campus from 28th May to 1st June 2018.

Final selection would be based on the cumulative performance of the candidate in Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED), Studio Test and Personal Interaction as well as on the basis of the information provided by the candidate in the application form and his/her first preference of the disciplines offered.

Contact (for Indian Students Admissions only)

Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID)
Vimannagar, Pune – 411014
Maharashtra, India
Tel: +91 20 26634546 / 47 / 48

For International Students

All the admissions for international Students are handled only through Symbiosis Centre for International Education (SCIE). To know the detailed admission procedure for Degree Program of Design, a student needs to log on to website or write us on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Contact (for International Admissions only)

Symbiosis Centre for International Education (SCIE)
Senapati Bapat Road, Pune – 411004
Maharashtra, India
Tel: +91 20 25671905
Fax: +91 20 25659209

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