All who qualify in SIMSAT-Prelim and appear in the top 3000 in the merit list will appear for SIMSAT-Advance.
It will be a comprehensive but inclusive written exam to be held in two sittings (Paper 1 & Paper 2) of 3 hours and 200 marks each in a single day.
The Paper 1 will have specifically designed question sets in Humanities & laws, Generic Sciences, Engineering & Technology, Managment, Commerce & Economics, etc. And the applicants will get one of the sets as per their choice/ educational back-ground. For instance, an economics graduate will get the Commerce & Economics question set and an Engineer will choose for Engineering & Technology
Paper 2 will be same all candidates. It will have 2 parts. The first part will contain essay topics from across the subjects and the candidate will have to write on any two. The second part will explore and understand the thought process/ ideas/future plans or projects of the candidates. The questions could be like; “If you were to bring one specific change in Indian Education system, what it would be? DisCuss objectively”,or discuss about you project/research that you are undertaking on your own and wish to complete which as per you could be path-breaking catalyst to improve the economy/society, etc.