WB SET Syllabus 2024: Download Subject-wise Syllabus PDF Here

West Bengal State Eligibility Test 2024 ( WB SET )

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Updated on Mar 19, 2024 11:46 IST

WB SET syllabus 2024 has been prescribed by the West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC). The WB SET syllabus differs for all the 33 subjects for which the exam is conducted. The WB SET 2024 syllabus carries the topics from all the sections of Paper 1 and Paper 2. Candidates should go through the detailed syllabus to be familiar with the subjects and topics from which questions are asked in the West Bengal State Eligibility Test (WB SET) exam. In this article, we have shared the WB SET syllabus 2024 for all 33 disciplines. The WB SET syllabus 2024 PDF download files are available below.  

Read further for more details on the syllabus of the WB SET 2024.

Q:   What is the syllabus for WB SET exam?

A:

The candidates who are preparing for the WB SET (West Bengal State Eligibility Test) must go though the syllabus to prepare for the exam correctly. The WB SET Paper 1 syllabus has been given below:

  • Teaching Aptitude
  • Research Aptitude
  • Comprehension 
  • Communication 
  • Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude
  • Logical Reasoning 
  • Data Interpretation 
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • People, Development and Environment 
  • Higher Education System 

Note: The candidates can check the detailed WB SET syllabus for Paper 1 & 2 on the WB SET Sylllabus page.

 

Q:   For how many subjects the WB SET exam is conducted?

A:

The West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC) conducts the WB SET (West Bengal State Eligibility Test) for two papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2. The paper 1 is generic in nature and is same for all the candidates who are appearing for the exam. However, the paper 2 is subject specific. A total of 33 subject's xam is take under Paper 2. The candidates have to select the Paper 2 while filling out the WB SET applicatiin form. 

 

Q:   Is there any restriction on the number of attempts for the WB SET exam?

A:

No, you can apply and appear for the WB SET exam for any number of times till you attain the desired scores. The WB SET Certificate is valid for a lifetime according to the norms of NCTE. Though, the candidates can take the WB SET exam to upgrade their marks. The guidelines have been given below for the candidates to take the WB SET exam:

  • The candidates must fulfill the educational qualification criteria to take the exam The age of the candidates cannot be less than 18 years There is no upper age limit to take the WB SET exam
  • The candidates can take the WB SET exam as many times as they want as there is no restrictions in taking the exam again
 

WB SET Syllabus 2024: Highlights of Exam Pattern

Have a look at the highlights of the WB SET exam pattern 2024 below to get a clear understanding of the syllabus.

Particulars

Paper 1

Paper 2

Mode of exam

Offline

Offline

Type of questions asked

Objective

Objective

Number of Question

50 MCQs

100 MCQs

Total marks

100

200

Marks for each question

Two marks

Two marks

Negative marking

No

No

Q:   What is the age limit for WB SET exam?

A:

The age limit for the WB SET exam is given below:

Assistant Professor: There is no upper age limit for candidates applying for the post of Assistant Professor. It is important to note that the age limit for the WB SET exam may be subject to change from time to time. Candidates are advised to carefully read the official notification released by the West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC) to know the exact age limit and other eligibility criteria for the WB SET exam.

 

Q:   What is WB SET application fees?

A:

The West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC) decides the application fee for the WBSET exam. According to the previous notification of the WB SET exam, the application fee has been given below in the table:

WB SET CategoryWB SET Application Fee
Unreserved INR 1200
OBC-NCL/EWSINR 600
SC/ST/PwDINR 300
 

Q:   What is the minimum qualifying marks for the WBSET exam?

A:

The WB SET exam is conducted by the West Bengal College Service Commision (WBCSC) to determine the eligibility of candidates for the post of higher secondary school teachers and non-vocational teachers. To qualify in the WB SET exam, candidates need to secure a minimum of 40 per cent aggregate marks in Paper I and Paper II, separately.

Note: This qualifying criterion is subject to change. The candidates are advised vist the official website for the any criterion related to qualfying marks 

 

WB SET Syllabus 2024

The WB SET syllabus contains topics from Paper 1 and Paper 2. While Paper 1 is common for all candidates, Paper 2 is subject-specific. Candidates need to appear for WB SET Paper 2 in the subject of their post-graduation only. Have a look at the detailed syllabus for both papers below:

WB SET Paper 1 Syllabus 2024

The WB SET Paper 1 is common for all candidates and assesses the teaching and research capabilities of candidates. Candidates need to have a general awareness of teaching and learning processes in the higher education system and should be aware of the interaction between people, environment, natural resources, and their impact on life. Have a look at the detailed syllabus below:

Unit/ Subject

Topics

Teaching Aptitude
  • Teaching
  • Learner’s characteristics
  • Factors affecting teaching
  • Methods of teaching in Institutions of higher learning
  • Teaching support system
  • Evaluation systems
Research Aptitude
  • Research: meaning, types, and characteristics
  • Methods of research
  • Steps of research
  • Thesis and Article writing
  • Application of ICT in research
  • Research ethics
Comprehension  A passage of text is given and questions are asked from the passage. 
Communication 
  • Communication: Meaning, types and characteristics
  • Effective communication
  • Barriers to effective communication
  • Mass-Media and Society
Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude
  • Types of reasoning
  • Number series
  • Letter series
  • Codes and Relationships
  • Mathematical Aptitude (Fraction, Time & Distance, Ratio, Proportion and Percentage, Profit and Loss, Interest and Discounting, Averages etc.)
Logical Reasoning 
  • Understanding the structure of arguments
  • Evaluating and distinguishing deductive and inductive reasoning
  • Analogies
  • Venn diagram: Simple and multiple use for establishing validity of arguments
  • Indian Logic: Means of knowledge
  • Pramanas: Pratyaksha (Perception), Anumana (Inference), Upamana (Comparison), Shabda (Verbal testimony), Arthapatti (Implication) and Anupalabddhi (Non-apprehension)
  • Structure and kinds of Anumana (inference), Vyapti (invariable relation), Hetvabhasas (fallacies of inference)
Data Interpretation 
  • Sources, acquisition, and classification of Data
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Data
  • Graphical representation (Bar-chart, Histograms, Pie-chart, Table-chart and Line-chart) and mapping of data
  • Data Interpretation
  • Data and Governance
Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • ICT: General abbreviations and terminology
  • Basics of Internet, Intranet, E-mail, Audio and Video-conferencing
  • Digital initiatives in higher education
  • ICT and Governance
People, Development and Environment 
  • Development and environment
  • Human and environment interaction
  • Environmental issues
  • Impacts of pollutants on human health
  • Natural and energy resources
  • Natural hazards and disasters
  • Environmental Protection Act (1986)
  • National Action Plan on Climate Change
  • International agreements/efforts
Higher Education System 
  • Institutions of higher learning and education in ancient India
  • Evolution of higher learning and research in Post Independence India
  • Oriental, Conventional and Non-conventional learning programmes in India
  • Professional, Technical and Skill-Based education
  • Value education and environmental education
  • Policies, Governance, and Administration

Download WB SET Syllabus 2024 Paper 1 - Click Here

WB SET Paper 2 Syllabus 2024

The syllabus for all 33 subjects of the WB SET exam is given below as a downloadable PDF file. 

WB SET Disciplines/Subjects

WB SET Syllabus PDF

Anthropology

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Bengali

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Chemical Sciences

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Commerce

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Computer Science And Applications

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Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean And Planetary Sciences

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Economics

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Education

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Electronic Science

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English

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Geography

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Hindi

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History

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Home Science

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Law

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Library And Information Science

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Life Sciences

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Mass Communication And Journalism

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Mathematical Sciences

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Music

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Nepali

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Philosophy

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Physical Education

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Physical Sciences

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Political Science

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Psychology

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Sanskrit

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Santhali

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Sociology

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Urdu

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Management

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Arabic

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Environmental Sciences

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Q:   How tough is it to crack the WB SET exam?

A:

WB SET is considered one of the most prestigious and the toughest state exams. But if you are smart enough to have a good strategy with apt study material you can easily crack it in your first attempt Paper 1 plays a very crucial part in the process of cracking the WB SET exam as it can make your merit or can lower it if not prepared well. Prepare as many previous year questions as you can. Know your syllabus for Paper 2, solve previous year questions and figure out the pattern of questions. To prepare for this exam make sure the basics of your subjects are strong, you have clarity of concepts. Make notes of the topics according to the syllabus issued. If you need guidance for your preparation You can avail yourself of facilities like sessions on paper 1 and paper 2, mock tests, previous year papers discussion, direct interaction with teachers etc. Divide your syllabus into small sections and set a weekly and monthly target for it. Include one previous paper solving per week. Make sure you complete your syllabus and be left with a little time to revise.

 

Q:   How to prepare for the WB SET exam?

A:

The West Bengal State Eligibility Test (WB SET) is an exam to determine eligibility for appointment as a teacher in colleges and universities in the state of West Bengal, India. To prepare for the WB SET exam, you should first familiarise yourself with the exam format and content by reviewing the syllabus and past papers. It is important to focus on the core subjects of your specialisation, and study the key concepts and theories. It's also helpful to practice with sample questions and take mock tests to get a sense of the types of questions that will be on the exam. Additionally, you can also join coaching classes or study groups to help you prepare for the test. You can also access online study materials and resources to help you with your preparation. It's essential to stay current with any developments or research in your field as well. Make a schedule and stick to it, try to balance your time between different subjects, and review regularly to keep the information fresh in your mind. Try to balance your time between different subjects, and review regularly to keep the information fresh in your mind.

 

Q:   Is it possible to crack WB SET exam in 1 year?

A:

Yes, it is. Even 1 year is more you can crack it in 6 months. You can follow the below strategies to prepare for it. Tips and strategies for WB SET exam It's always a problem for students How to prepare for the WB SET Exam?

So we are going to provide some tips and strategies you should follow for the WB SET exam. Tips to prepare for the WB SET exam.

  • Understand Paper Pattern and Syllabus Before starting your preparation, you must have a clear idea about the syllabus and paper pattern.
  • Analyse the type of questions, marking scheme, cutoff.
  • Also, check the whole syllabus and updates in a particular subject. Updates help you to know recent data and information regarding the subject.
  • Make Time Table Prepare a timetable according to the subject. Mark important topics and divide each topic in smaller units. Decide the time you should give to each unit to complete the syllabus within the duration.
  • Solve as many papers as you can of the previous year. Follow the answer key after the paper to check your performance. Indirectly benefit to increase your speed and time accuracy.
  • Making Notes: Try to make notes while reading, so at the time of the revision, you don't need to study the whole unit. It saves your time. Prepare formula sheets and short tricks to solve the paper quickly and speedily.
  • Revision: Always revise before the exam, so that you can remember whatever you have read and have a look at the notes and tricks you prepared. During revision, you get to know about the topics you least prepared. 

We hope the above information will be helpful to you for the preparation of your WB SET examination.

 

WB SET Syllabus 2024 - Important Instruction

Candidates appearing for the exam need to understand the level of the papers and accordingly, they have to choose their discipline. Candidates are advised to appear in the subject of their post-graduation only. however, if the post-graduation subject of the candidates is not covered in the above list of subjects, they may appear in the UGC
NET/ CSIR NET which is held twice a year.

Candidates can study for the WB SET Mathematics section or paper by going through the topics given below:

Probability, Normal Distribution, Binomial Distribution, Collinear Points, Discrete Mathematics, Conditional Probability, Mutually Exclusive Events, Probability Distribution, Integration, Integral Calculus, Integration Rules, Integration by Parts, Integration by Substitution, Application of Integrals, Differentiation and Integration, Line Integral, Riemann Integral, Surface Integral

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Q:   When will the WB SET application form be released?

A:

The West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC) will release the West Bengal State Eligibility Test (WB SET) application form tentatively in August 2024. The candidates will be able to fill out the WB SET applicaton form by following the steps given below:

  • Visit the official website of WB SET exam- wbcsconline.in.
  • Click on the 'Apply Now' tab to begin with your application.
  • Fill in your details in the WB SET application form. Candidates need to enter the exam details, personal details and qualification details.
  • Proceed to upload the scanned photograph and signature. The scanned images need to be uploaded as per the given specifications
  • Now, undertake the final submission of the application form.
  • After final submission, a registration number and password will be generated and sent to your registered mobile number.
  • Pay the WB SET application fee 2024. The application fee can be paid online.
  • Submit and save the confirmation page.

 

 

Q:   How to download the WB SET notification PDF?

A:

The candidates can download the WB SET notification PDF by following the steps given below:

  • Go to the official website 
  • Click on the WB SET notification PDF link on the screen 
  • The WB SET notification PDF will appear on the screen 
  • Download the WB SET notification PDF and save it for later use

The candidates are advised to read the WB SET notification completely to know the exam details like eligibility, pattern, syllabus and more.

 

Q:   When will the WBSET notification be released?

A:

The West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC) will release the West Bengal State Eligibility Test (WB SET) for the 26th edition soon on the official website. The WB SET notification PDF will comprise the details like eligibility, syllabus, exam schedule, and more. The candidates will be able to download the WB SET 26th notification from the official website.

 

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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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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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