KSET Cut off 2024: Check Category wise Cut off Marks

Karnataka State Eligibility Test 2024 ( KSET )

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Dewesh Nandan Prasad

Dewesh Nandan PrasadAssociate Senior Executive

Updated on Mar 11, 2024 12:22 IST

KSET Cut Off 2024 is released by KSET Centre, the University of Mysore on the official website. The KSET cutoff marks are released along with the results. The cut-off is released subject-wise and category-wise. Candidates need to go through the KSET cutoff as the merit list is prepared based on these marks. KSET Centre declares six per cent of the total appearing candidates as qualified in the exam for the Assistant Professor post.

Q:   How to download the KSET cut off marks?

A:

The KSET (Karanataka State Eligibility Test) cut off marks are released by the Karnataka Exam Authority (KEA) in the form of a PDF. The candidates can download the KSET Cut Off PDF on the official website without logging into the KSET registered account. The steps to download the KSET cut off PDF are given below:

  • Go to the KEA official website 
  • Click on the KSET cut off link 
  • The KSET Cut Off PDF will appear on the screen 
  • Download the KSET cut off and save it for later use
 

Q:   What is the KSET marking scheme?

A:

The candidates can check the KSET exam pattern below:

Paper

Total No of Questions

Marks Awarded for Each Correct Answer

I

50

2 marks

II

100

2 marks

Note: There is no negative marking scheme in the KSET exam

 

Q:   What is the scope after qualifying KSET exam?

A:

The KSET exam is taken for the candidates who are interested in PhD research and teaching as Assistant professor in colleges and univeristies of India. However, there are other career opportunities other than being Assisatnt Professor or a Research Scholar. The candidates who qualified for the KSET exam can apploy for the PSUs (Public Sector Undertakings) such as Indian Oil Corporlation limited (IOCL), Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC), Oil and Natural Gas Corportaion (ONGC), etc. 

The candidates who do not want to join any PSU can take up other options like online tutor, open their own coaching centres, guest faculty, consultant, Lab Trainer, IP lead, Author, Editor, Transmission Executive, Program Executive, etc. 

For conclusion we can say that the candidates qualifying for the KSET exam can take up any job they want or start their ow business after clearing one of the most the toughest exams in India.

 

How to Check KSET Cut Off 2024?

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Candidates can check the KSET cutoff 2024 by following the steps mentioned below:

  • Visit the official website of the exam 
  • Click on the KSET 2024 Cutoff link 
  • Download and save the KSET Cutoff PDF

Q:   What is the criteria for qualifying KSET exam?

A:
The criteria for qualifying the KSET exam are as follows: a) Minimum marks: Candidates need to secure the minimum qualifying marks in both paper 1 and paper 2 to qualify for the exam. General category candidates must score 40 per cent aggregate marks in both papers. OBC NCL, SC, ST, and PWD category candidates have to secure 35 per cent aggregate marks in both papers b) Top 6% of candidates: In addition to the above criteria, the top 6% of candidates who appear for both papers and score the minimum qualifying marks will be declared NET qualified for eligibility for Assistant Professor only. It is important to note that the KSET exam is conducted for two different purposes: to determine the eligibility of candidates for Assistant Professorship and PhD. T Candidates who qualify the KSET exam become eligible for Assistant Professorship in Karnataka universities and colleges.
 
 

Q:   How many attempts are allowed in KSET exam?

A:

There is no limit to the number of attempts allowed for the KSET exam. As long as a candidate meets the eligibility criteria, they can appear for the exam in any number of attempts. The KSET exam is conducted twice a year, and candidates who are not able to qualify in one attempt can appear for the next cycle of the exam. However, it is important to note that candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria for each attempt and pay the application fee for each attempt separately. Also, candidates who have already qualified for the KSET exam are eligible to appear again for the same subject and category.

 

Q:   What is the KSET exam pattern?

A:

The KSET (Karnataka State Eligibility Test) is a state-level exam conducted by the Karnataka Eam Authority. The exam is conducted once a year to determine the eligibility of candidates for the post of Assistant Professor. The exam is conducted in two papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2. Here are the details of the KSET exam pattern: Paper 1:

a) Duration: 3 hours (180 minutes combining both papers)

b) Total marks: 100

c) Number of questions: 50

d) Type of questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

e) Marking scheme: Each question carries 2 marks.

There is no negative marking for incorrect answers. F) Syllabus: Teaching and research aptitude, reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking, and general awareness.

Paper 2:

a) Duration: 3 hours (180 minutes combining both papers)

b) Total marks: 200

c) Number of questions: 100

d) Type of questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

e) Marking scheme: Each question carries 2 marks. There is no negative marking for incorrect answers.

f) Syllabus: Based on the subject selected by the candidate. The KSET exam is conducted in online mode. The questions in both papers are in English and Hindi except for languages other than English and Hindi.

 

KSET 2023 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of KSET 2024 exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

28 Mar '24

KSET Revised Answer Key

31 Jan '24 -

07 Feb '24

KSET Answer Key Objection Window

KSET Cutoff Determination Criteria 2024

The KSET cut off marks are determined on the basis of the below-mentioned criteria.

Stage 1: Aspirants need to obtain minimum marks in Paper 1 and Paper 2 together in aggregate as listed in the table below. Only those candidates will be included in the KSET merit list who meet the below-mentioned marks requirement.

Category

Minimum Qualifying Marks (%)

Paper 1

Paper 2

General

40% in both papers taken together

SC / ST / CAT-I / II A / II B / III A / III B / PWD

35% in both papers taken together

Stage 2: KSET merit list will be prepared subject-wise as well as category-wise by using the aggregate marks, that is, the total marks of both KSET papers, as obtained by the candidates.

Stage 3: As per the directive of the UGC, only six per cent of the total appearing candidates are declared KSET qualified for Assistant Professor. Considering this and the Karnataka reservation policy, the subject-wise and category-wise distribution of qualifying slots will be computed using the formula mentioned below:

KSET_Result

Q:   Is there any subject wise cutoff for KSET?

A:

Yes, the Karnataka Exam Authority (KEA) releases the KSET cut off in PDF format which comprises subject and category-wise for the candidates who have taken the KSET exam. The candidates securing more than equal to cut off marks in their category will be considered qualified for the assistant professorship and PhD.

 

Q:   What is the salary of an Assistant Professor on a Contractual basis after qualifying KSET exam?

A:

The salary of Assistant professor in India ranges between 3.5 LPA to 6 LPA depending on Universities. If a candidate joins a private university as a fresher (no prior experience of teaching) then the average salary offered by the salary is INR 500-800 per class. The salary is increased as per the experience and position of the candidates.

 

Q:   If I qualify for the KSET exam will I get the Assistant Professorship in the University or College?

A:

No, qualifying the KSET exam will not gaurantee the job for assistant professorship in college or university, it is only an eligibility exam. It means that candidates who will qualify for the exam are eligible to become an assistant professorship. To get job as assistant professorship they will need to apply for the vacancies released by the different universities. On the other hand, the qualified candidates who want to take jobs in the government universities have to appear in the exams conducted by the Karnataka state universities.

 

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No, the KSET Answer Key is not available in offline mode. The KSET Answer Key is typically released online on the official website of the Karnataka Exam Authority (KEA) and candidates can download it from there. However, you can download the KSET Answer Key and save it on your device for offline vie

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Dewesh Nandan Prasad

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The KSET (Karnataka State Eligibility Test) scorecard typically contains the following details:

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Dewesh Nandan Prasad

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Yes, candidates can challenge the KSET answer key for more than one question if they believe that there are errors or discrepancies in the answer key. The Karnataka Exam Authority (KEA) provides a specified time frame during which candidates can raise objections to the KSET answer key, and candidate

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The Karnataka Exam Authority (KEA) allows the candidates who have take the KSET (Karnataka State Eligibility Test) exam to raise objections againt the KSET provisional answer key if they find any discrepancy in the interim answer key. However, the candidates have to present proof against the objecti

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Dewesh Nandan Prasad

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The Karnataka State Eligibility Test (KSET) application fee differs with categories. The category wise KSET application fee is given below:

  • Unreserved: INR 1150
  • OBC: INR 950
  • SC/ST/PwD: INR 650

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The candidates can apply for the Karnataka State Eligibility Test (KSET) through the online portal of Karnataka Exam Authority (KEA). The steps to fill out the KSET application by following the steps given below:

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