WB SET Notification 2024: Download Official Notification PDF

West Bengal State Eligibility Test 2024 ( WB SET )

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Dewesh Nandan Prasad

Dewesh Nandan PrasadAssociate Senior Executive

Updated on Dec 19, 2023 13:16 IST

WB SET notification 2023 was released by the West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC) on August 1, 2023. The WB SET notification PDF is available as an 'Information Bulletin' on the official website- wbcsconline.in. The WB SET notification 2023 PDF contains first-hand information related to the exam including the exam dates, application process, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, exam day guidelines, and other details. Candidates can download the official notification PDF below.

The notification informs the candidates about the conduct of the 25th State Eligibility Test (SET) in 33 subjects at various exam centres for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for the eligibility for Assistant Professor only in West Bengal. Read further to know about WB SET 2023 exam process.

WB SET Notification 2023

The WB SET notification 2023 was released on August 1, 2023. The notification PDF contains the following details:

  • Application process
  • Eligibility criteria
  • Exam dates and schedule
  • Exam pattern
  • Syllabus
  • Language of question paper
  • Admit card
  • Procedure for the conduct of exam
  • Examination fee
  • Result preparation criteria
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WB SET 2023 Exam Dates & Schedule

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

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

Aug '24

WB 26th SET Application

TENTATIVE

WB SET Application Form 2023

WB SET application 2023 is an online process. Candidates need to register online on the official website. All applicants applying for the exam need to provide their basic and educational details, upload the scanned photograph and signature and pay the application fee. Check WB SET application fee is as follows:

Category

WB SET Examination fee

General

INR 1,200

Other Backward Classes (Non creamy layer)/ EWS

INR 600

SC/ ST/ PWD/ Transgender

INR 300

WB SET Eligibility Criteria 2023

Have a look at the WB SET eligibility criteria 2023 below in terms of age limit and educational qualification:

  • There is no upper age limit to apply for the WB SET 2023 exam.
  • Candidates who have secured at least 55 per cent marks in their Master’s Degree and belong to any UGC accredited Universities/Institutions are eligible for the test.
  • The Other Backward Classes (OBC) belonging to non-creamy layer/ Economically Weaker Section (EWS) Candidates/ Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ persons with disability (PWD) category candidates who have secured at least 50 per cent marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent examination are eligible for the test.
  • Candidates who have appeared for their Master’s degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for the test. However, such candidates shall be considered eligible for Assistant Professor only after they have passed their Master's Degree OR equivalent examination with at least 55 per cent marks [50 per cent marks in case of OBC falling in Non-creamy layer/EWS/SC/ST/PWD (persons with disability) category candidates].

WB SET Exam Pattern 2023

WB SET 2023 exam comprises two papers- Paper 1 and 2. WB SET Paper 1 is compulsory for all disciplines that aim to test the general and teaching aptitude of the applicants. WB SET Paper 2 is subject-specific. Check the table below to know the WB SET exam pattern 2023:

WB SET Papers

Number of questions

Total marks

Paper 1

50 questions, all are compulsory (1 hour)

100

Paper 2

100 questions, all are compulsory (2 hours)

200

Total

150

300

WB SET Qualifying Criteria 2023

General, OBC, and SC/ ST/ PWD candidates need to score 40 per cent, 35 per cent,  and 35 per cent in aggregate respectively to qualify for the exam. Upon qualifying for WB SET, successful candidates are awarded the SET certificates.

WB SET Notification 2023 FAQs

Q: Who releases WB SET notification?

A: WB SET notification is released by the West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC). 

Q: When will WB SET notification 2023 release?

A: WB SET notification 2023 was released by the WBCSC on August 1, 2023.

Q: What details are given on WB SET notification PDF?

A: The WB SET notification comprises the following details:

  • Application process
  • Eligibility criteria
  • Exam dates and schedule
  • Exam pattern
  • Syllabus
  • Language of question paper
  • Admit card
  • Procedure for the conduct of exam
  • Examination fee
  • Result preparation criteria

Q: What dates are mentioned on WB SET notification 2023?

A: The WB SET notification 2023 contains the dates related to the application process and exam only.

Q: What is the WB SET exam date 2023?

A: The WB SET 2022 exam was held on December 17, 2023.

Q: How can I apply for WB SET 2023?

A: You can apply online for WB SET 2023 by visiting the official website of the exam - wbcsconline.in and filling out the application form. 

Q: Is the WB SET exam difficult?

A: The difficulty level of the WB SET exam is usually moderate. Candidates who prepare well in advance for the exam can score well. 

Q: How many papers are there in WB SET?

A: The exam comprises two papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2. Both the papers are conducted on the same day in two different sessions.

Q: What is the percentage of candidates who qualify WB SET exam every year?

A: 6% of the total appeared candidates are declared qualified in the WB SET exam every year. 

Q: Is PhD degree required for WB SET?

A: PhD degree is not a mandatory qualification to be eligible for WB SET, however, this will give some extra advantages if the candidates has less score in their MSc. 

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The WB SET (West Bengal State Eligibility Test) final answer key will be released along with the release of the WB SET results on the official website. The steps to download the WB SET final answer key are given below:

  • Go to the official website 
  • Click on the WB SET final answer key link 
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The candidates can download the WB SET (West Bengal State Eligibility Test) provisional answer key by followin the steps given below:

  • Go to the official website 
  • Click on the WB SET provisional answer key link 
  • The WB SET provisional answer key will appear on the screen 
  • Download the WB SET provisional

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The West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC) will release the WB SET (West Bengal State Eligibility Test) provisional answer key soon after the conduction of the WB 26th SET exam. The candidates will be given opportunity to raise objections against the provisional answer key, if tey find any d

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The WB SET (West Bengal State Eligibility Test) cut off is based on many factors. Some of the factors that affects the WB SET cut off marks are given below:

  • Subject wise difficulty level
  • Number of applicants
  • Number of applicants for a particular subject
  • Preparation level of the candidates, etc.

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The candidates need to qualify for both papers that are paper 1 and paper 2 in order to be eligible to qualify for the WB SET exam. The candidates have to score a minimum of 40 per cent marks (Unreserved category) and 35 per cent of marks to qualify for the WB SET exam. However, among the candidates

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There is no provision for re-evaluation/re-checking of WB SET result. The official notification reads, No correspondence in this regard shall be entertained. The candidates can only raise objections against the provisional answer key. Based on the objections raised by the candidates the final answer

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Answered 2 months ago

The WB SET (West Bengal State Eligibility Test) result is released by the West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC). The steps to download the WB SET result are given below:

  • Go to the official website 
  • Click on the WB SET result link
  • WB SET login page will appear on the screen 
  • Fill out the login c

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The WB SET cut off marks is released by the West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC) on the official in the form of a PDF. The steps to download the WB SET cut off marks are given below:

  • Go to the official website 
  • Click on the WB SET cut off link 
  • The WB SET cut off PDF will appear on the screen

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The WB SET (West Bengal State Eligibility Test) cut off is released by the West bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC) on its official website along with the release of the WB SET results. The WB SET cut off is released category wise in the form of a PDF. The candidates can easily access the WB S

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The ideal time to start preparing for the WB SET exam varies from person to person and depends on several factors such as your familiarity with the subject, the level of understanding of the topics covered in the syllabus, and the amount of time and effort you can devote to the preparation. However,

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