Admission Procedure for the First Year

For Indian Students

All Indian students are required to take the Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED), which will be held on 1st Saturday of May of the admission year. No candidate is entitled to seek admission to SID without a valid SEED score. Validity of SET score is for one year only.

How to appear for SEED?

Register online for SEED at Facility of payment of SEED 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 SEED and Rs. 1000/-for the institute). Click here
Step 2 Appear for the test on the scheduled date and time.

You may visit for further details.

Admission to B. Des program of SSPAD will be as follows

Level 1 Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED). The result of SEED will beput up on the SEED website as per the schedule. If a candidate qualifiesSEED, he/she would be eligible to appear for SSPAD's Studio Test andPersonal Interaction. Shortlisting for admission will be based onpreference 1 and preference 2, selected during online registration.
Level 2 Studio Test and Personal Interaction will be conducted in the first weekof June at Symbiosis Campus in Nagpur or online on skype

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.

Selection Procedure: - Distribution of marks for merit list





Total marks Obtained by Candidate (A+B+C+) out of 100


Personal Interview (PI)

10+2 OR 10+3 years Diploma Exam

SSC (10th) Examination

Questionnaire Topics (Criteria)

Total Marks

Marks obtained

Total Marks scored as per grade sheet

Conversion in 30 marks

Total Marks scored as per grade sheet

Conversion in 20 marks


 Critical & Creative Thinking












 Architectural Awareness




 Portfolio / Hobbies




 Architectural Aptitude & Application







 Communication & Presentation







           *Minimum Cut off of 70% marks will be consider for merit list

Schedule for Personal Interaction (PI) and Merit List at SSPAD, Nagpur:

SN PI Slots Merit List Admission Date
1 1 June- 5 June, 2020 10 June - I List 10 June to 15 June
*Commencement of Programme : 1 st July, 2020

  • Round – II will be considered against the vacant seats and date of display will be disclosed accordingly.
  • Online Registration process for admission started from 22 nd January, 2020

Contact (for Indian Students Admissions only)

Symbiosis School of Planning, Architecture & Design
Near Gidoba Temple, Mauza: Wathoda, Nagpur-440008 Maharashtra, India.
E-mail: | Website:
Contact No: 0712-619-2320/2321/2322

For International Students

Symbiosis Centre for International Education (SCIE) does all the admissions for international Students. To know the detailed admission procedure for Degree Program of Design, a student needs to log on to website or write us on

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