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Symbiosis SSLA BA, BSc Admissions 2018



Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts announces B.A/ B.Sc Admissions 2018  

Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts (SSLA), Pune invites applications for admission to 4-year full-time Bachelor of Arts (B.A) and Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Liberal Arts Degree Programs for the academic year 2018

Program Offers
i. Bachelor of Arts (B.A)-(Liberal Arts)
ii. Bachelor of Science (B.Sc)-(Liberal Arts)
The Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts offers students the opportunity to study a four year full-time Bachelor of Arts (Liberal Arts Degree) and Bachelor of Science (Liberal Arts Degree) Program covered over eight semesters
The Liberal Arts Program is styled very closely on internationally valued models and aims at offering students a wide range of courses with the freedom to pick and choose Minor and Major areas of specialization from areas previously considered to be ‘academically incompatible’
A student can combine subjects like Business studies as a Major with a Philosophy Minor or Mathematics & Statistics as a Major with an Anthropology Minor

Major in Courses
The degree awarded shall be a Bachelor of Arts (Liberal Arts) for those majoring in courses such as Economics, Business Studies, Media Studies, Sociology, English, Psychology or Political Science & Public Policy

The degree awarded shall be a Bachelor of Science (Liberal Arts) for those majoring in courses such as Biology, Mathematics & Statistics or Computer Science


Important Dates

Online Registrations for SET commences:                                             Registrations open now
SET Test Registration closes:                                                                       14th April 2018, Saturday
SSLA Registration Closes:                                                                             16th April 2018, Monday
SET Admit card generation:                                                                         21st April 2018, Saturday
SET Test (General) 2018:                                                                               5th May 2018, Saturday
SET Result:                                                                                                         14th May 2018, Monday
Declaration of short Listing for PI-WAT:                                                 18th May 2018, Friday
SSLA PI-WAT (tentative):                                                                             25th – 29th May 2018
Declaration of Merit List - 1:                                                                         7th June 2018
Last Date for Payment for Merit List 1:                                                    13th June 2018, 11:59 pm
Declaration of Merit List - 2:                                                                         14th June 2018
Last Date for Payment for Merit List 2:                                                    20th June 2018, 11:59 pm
Declaration of Merit List - 3 (If required):                                               21st June 2018
Last Date for Payment for Merit List 3:                                                    27th June 2018, 11:59 pm
Session Begins for First Years:                                                                    15th July 2018, 10:00 am


Eligibility Criteria

  • All students seeking admission to SSLA should write SET (Symbiosis Entrance Test)
  • CBSE, ICSE, HSC: Students should have passed with at least 50% (Open Category) and 45% (SC, ST) in the 12th Standard
  • IB Diploma: student must complete examinations in six subject areas (3 at HL and 3 at SL) and successfully complete the core requirements (EE, CAS, TOK). Successful IB diploma candidates receive an IB Diploma and the transcript with Diploma Results stating “Diploma Awarded”
  • IB Certificate: student must have a minimum of 24 credits and has passed a minimum of three subjects at Higher Level (HL) and three at Standard Level (SL)
  • GCE/IGCSE/GCSE: student must have a minimum of 5/4 subjects in A, B, C Grades including English at ORDINARY(“O”) Level and 2/3 subjects at ADVANCED (“A”)LEVEL


Selection Procedure

  • Selection will be on the basis of Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) and Personal interview & Writing Ability Test (PIWAT)


Also See : Admission Notification


As per SIU Norms: please check: www.siu.edu.in
Within the sanctioned intake:

  • Scheduled Castes 15 %
  • Scheduled Tribes 7.5 %
  • Differently-abled 3 %

Over and above the sanctioned intake:

  • Kashmiri Migrants 2 Seats
  • International Students 15%


Application Procedure

The application process for admission to SSLA spans out in two steps:
 STEP I - SET (Symbiosis Entrance Test)
All candidates* will have to register for the General Paper of the SET (Symbiosis Entrance Test)

  • Go to www.set-test.org to register for the examination
  • After successfully creating your username and password, you will have to fill in your personal information in the web portal
  • Choose SET General paper in order to be eligible for application to SSLA
  • You may now complete your registration by making a payment of Rs 1750/- towards the SET fee and Rs 1000/- towards the SSLA registration fee. Payment can be made either online or offline
  • Admit cards can be downloaded from this portal on 21 April 2018

STEP II - PI-WAT (Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test)

  • Once the SET results are declared, SSLA will declare its shortlist of candidates eligible for the second step - PI WAT. The shortlist is dependent only on the SET and the cutoff varies year to year. The PI-WAT (Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test) will be conducted at SSLA, Pune
  • The Personal Interaction will be followed by a Writing Ability Test, which is a short subjective-answer based test
  • Based on the combined scores of SET and PI-WAT, the Merit Lists will be published

There will be no separate process for IB students this year. All candidates will have to attempt the SET examination conducted in the first week of May
Any further admissions queries, please email at admissions@ssla.edu.in or visit the website: www.ssla.edu.in


Symbiosis school of Liberal Arts

Symbiosis Campus (New Viman Nagar Campus), S No. 227, Plot 11, 3rd Floor, Opp. Pune International Airport, New Airport Road, Viman Nagar, Pune - 411014, Phone: +91 020 66861200 Email: info@ssla.edu.in, Website www.ssla.edu.in


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