WB SET Preparation 2024: Tips, Strategy & Guide

West Bengal State Eligibility Test 2024 ( WB SET )

Dewesh Nandan Prasad

Dewesh Nandan PrasadAssociate Senior Executive

Updated on Mar 19, 2024 13:14 IST

WB SET Preparation 2024: West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC) will conduct the 26th SET exam in West Bengal soon. Lakhs of candidates will appear for the WB SET exam. The WB SET 2024 exam is one of the most sought-after exams by candidates who want to obtain eligibility as Assistant Professors in different universities and colleges in West Bengal. As the competition among candidates to crack the exam is huge, it is important to have the right WB SET preparation strategy for 2024 to ensure success in the exam.

Candidates appearing for WB SET 2024 must follow a coherent and strict preparation plan. Here, we have provided a comprehensive WB SET preparation plan for the candidates. Candidates should follow the given WB SET preparation tips for 2024 to ace the exam with flying colours.

WB SET Preparation 2024

Have a look at some of the important points given below for effective WB SET preparation 2024:

  • Start Preparing for the WB SET exam from the university days 
  • Follow the syllabus of central universities to cover the maximum topics in the exam 
  • Make a timetable that ensures that the candidate can cover all the topics of the syllabus leaving time for revision and practice
  • Practice the previous year's question papers, it will help the candidates to know the exam pattern and sections that get maximum weightage in the question paper
  • Take the mock tests in the exam conditions to prepare for the exam day 
  • Practice for accuracy and speed. It will help the candidates with time management
  • Take frequent breaks while preparing for the WB SET exam 2024. Relaxing the mind can take out the best in the

WB SET syllabus and exam pattern

The WB SET preparation 2024 should be divided into several important parts including following the WB SET exam pattern 2024, choosing the right books and study materials as per the WB SET syllabus 2024, dividing time for each section, etc. Candidates must go through the latest exam pattern and syllabus to be aware of the structure of the question paper and the types of questions expected in the exam. Have a look at the highlights of the WB SET 2024 exam below:


WB SET Paper 1

WB SET Paper 2

Mode of exam

Offline – OMR Sheet-based

Offline – OMR Sheet-based

Type of questions asked



Number of Question

50 questions, all are compulsory

100 questions, all are compulsory

Total marks



Marks for each question

Two marks

Two marks

Negative marking



WB SET Preparation Books

Candidates should find the right books for WB SET 2024 exam. Books that are based on the latest WB SET syllabus and exam pattern are the best primary resource for exam preparations. Candidates can also take help from books that are written based on NET, as there are many common topics in both exams. Also, candidates can look for online study materials meant for WB SET teaching and reasoning aptitude, and general awareness.

WB SET Preparation: Time Management Tips

For every candidate, there are some topics which they find easy and some topics which they find difficult. There is a natural tendency among the candidates to ignore the difficult section, and this leads to a huge loss in the WB SET exam. Candidates should not ignore the tough WB SET topics rather they should invest more time in them. Try to clear the basics first and eventually go for more complicated theories.

Candidates need to be more careful about WB SET Paper 2, which is based on the subjects chosen by the candidate. Candidates need to brush up the concepts of subjects chosen by them. Candidates need to learn basic and tricky concepts so that they can answer the questions without any difficulty.

WB SET Revision Tips

WB SET syllabus is huge and each subject has multiple sections. Candidates need to keep the revision game on throughout their WB SET preparations. Candidates should keep studying new topics and also at the same time revise the previously covered topics. This will certainly boost the WB SET preparation level. Moreover, the chances of forgetting topics and concepts will be reduced significantly.

WB SET Question Papers

Practicing WB SET question papers hold a very significant role in SET preparation. Attempting WB SET previous years’ question papers helps candidates in assessing their performance. Candidates can reattempt the same paper again after a few weeks and compare their performance. This will ultimately help improve the candidate's performance and time management. 

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