WB State Eligibility Test Exam 2018 | Assistant Professor | Last date: 21 September 2018


WB SET 2018 – West Bengal College Service Commission conducts State Eligibility Test (SET 2018) for the posts of Assistant Professor. The detailed eligibility and application process are given in below.

WB SET 2018WB SET 2018 Examination:

Job RoleAssistant Professor
Total VacanciesNot Disclosed
SalaryNot Disclosed
Job LocationWest Bengal
Last Date21 September 2018

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification: Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (50% marks for OBC (non-creamy layer)/SC/ST/ persons with disability (PWD) category) in Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination from Universities/Institutions recognised by UGC are eligible for this Test.

Note: Candidates who are pursuing their Master’s degree or equivalent course or candidates who have appeared for their qualifying Master’s degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this test.

WB SET 2018 Eligible subjects are –

English, Bengali, Sanskrit, Hindi, Urdu, Commerce, Economics, History, Philosophy, Political
Science, Education, Chemical Sciences, Geography, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences,
Physical Sciences, Sociology, Psychology, Library & Information Science, Physical Education
Electronic Science, Computer Science, Home Science, Santhali, Journalism & Mass Communication, Anthropology, Earth, Atmospheric, Oceanography & Planetary Sciences, Music, Law, Nepali.

Age limit: There is no upper age limit for applying for SET.

WB SET 2018 Selection Process:

  • The Test will consist of two papers. Both the papers will consist of only objective type questions.
  • Paper-I shall consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions, each carrying 2 marks. The questions which will be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching, research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate.
  • Paper-II shall consist of 100 objective type compulsory questions, each carrying 2 marks which will be based on the subject selected by the candidate. All the questions of Paper-II will be compulsory, covering entire syllabi of earlier Paper II & Paper – III (including all electives, without options).

Scheme of Examination:

PaperNo. of QnsMax MarksDuration
Paper-I501001 Hour
Paper-II1002002 Hours

Minimum Qualifying Marks:

  • 40% aggregate marks for General Category
  • 35% aggregate marks for reserved categories (SC, ST, OBC (NCL) and PWD)

Examination Fee:

  • General Category: Rs.1,000/-
  • Other Backward Classes (Noncreamy layer): Rs.500/-
  • SC/ST/PWD/Transgender: Rs.250/-

Mode of Payment: By credit/ debit card/internet banking or through E-Challan.

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Examination Centre: Kolkata, South 24 Parganas, North 24 Parganas, Howrah, Hooghly, Purba Bardhaman, Paschim Bardhaman, Birbhum, Bankura, Purulia, Jhargram, Purba Medinipore, Paschim Medinipore, Nadia, Murishidabad, Malda, Uttar Dinajpur, Dakshin Dinajpur, Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar, Coochbehar & Darjeeling.

How to apply WB SET 2018 Exam?

All interested and eligible candidates can apply for this position in online latest by 21 September 2018.

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WB SET 2018 Exam – Important dates:

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  • Submission of online Application Form: 16th August 2018
  • Last date for Applying Online: 15th September 2018
  • Last date for Online Fee Payment: 15th September 2018
  • Last date of submission of Fee through online generated Bank Challan: 20th September 2018
  • Admit Card for WB SET Exam: 3rd week of November 2018
  • Date of Examination: 9th December 2018