CG SET 2021: The Chhattisgarh State Eligibility Test (CG SET) is a competitive exam conducted by the Chhattisgarh Professional Examination Board, Raipur to determine the eligibility of candidates to apply for Assistant Professorship jobs in the state. The official notification of the upcoming CG SET 2021 exam releases on the official website vyapam.cgstate.gov.in. It contains complete information about the CG SET exam. In addition, the entire schedule can also be found on the CG SET official notification. Based on the previous year exam, there are two papers in the exam and those who qualify are awarded the CG SET certificate. It is mandatory to have the CG SET certificate to apply for assistant professorship jobs in Universities and affiliated colleges of Chhattisgarh. Read this article to get the complete information and important links to CG SET 2021 events.
Latest: CG SET 2021 Official Notification is expected to release on vyapam.cgstate.gov.in soon.
CG SET 2021
The CG SET exam is the state level eligibility test to qualify individuals as competent for recruitment as an Assistant Professor. Those who qualify for the exam are awarded the e-certificate through the official website. The complete schedule of CG SET 2021 can be checked from the table below.
|Official notification||Jul 2021|
|Start of online application||Jul 2021|
|Last date to apply online||Aug 2021|
|Admit card release||Aug to Sep 2021|
|CG SET 2021 exam||Sep 2021|
|Answer key release||Nov 2021|
|Objection window||Dec 2021|
|Result||to be announced!|
Overview of CG SET 2021
Here is a brief overview of the Chhattisgarh State Eligibility Test (CG SET) 2021 exam for the convenience of candidates. Keep on reading to know about each aspect in more detail in this article.
|Exam Name||Chhattisgarh State Eligibility Test|
|Conducting Body||Chhattisgarh Professional Examination Board (Raipur)|
|Post details||Assistant Professor|
|Medium||English & Hindi|
|Mode of application||Online|
|Mode of exam||Offline|
|Application fees||Rs 350/-|
|Duration||1 hour for Paper-1 & 2 hours for Paper-2|
Disclaimer: Information presented on this page is as per the previous iteration of the CG SET exam. Get the latest updates on this page as notified by the CPEB
CG SET 2021 Eligibility Criteria
CPEB sets out some minimum eligibility conditions for individuals to apply for the exam. Candidates must check out the same and ensure that they conform to these minimum conditions before applying. Candidates must note that if they are not eligible and still apply, the Board may cancel the candidature during later stages even if the candidate appears and qualify in the exam. Check out the minimum eligibility conditions below.
- There is no upper age limit to apply for CG SET 2021 exam. Candidates of any age limit can apply for the exam.
- Candidates must have a Master’s degree with a minimum of 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD) to apply for the CG SET 2021 exam.
- Those who are appearing in their Master’s Degree exam are also eligible to apply. However, their candidature is considered provisional unless they complete the degree within 02 years of publication of CG SET 2021 results.
CG SET 2021 Application Form
The application form for CG SET 2021 is available online on the official website. Eligible candidates can apply online as this is the only way to submit the application form. To apply online, candidates must also pay an application fee as specified in the official notification. Read on to know more about the online application process of CG SET 2021 below.
How to Apply
Eligible candidates can apply online before the end date at the official website of the CPEB. Simply follow the steps given below to apply for CG SET 2021.
Step #1: Go to the official CPEB website at vyapam.cgstate.gov.in
Step #2: Click on “Online Applications” on the homepage of the website.
Step #3: Find the link for CG SET 2021 and click on it.
Step #4: Click on the link to the CG SET 2021 online application form.
Step #5: Answer the pre-requisite questions asked and then complete the online application form.
Step #6: Upload photo and signature in the specified spaces and click on submit when done.
Step #7: Now deposit the application fee from one of the provided options to finally complete the application process.
Step #8: Get a print out of the application form and fee receipt generated for future reference.
CG SET 2021 Application Fee
An application fee as specified by the CPEB must be deposited online to complete the CG SET 2021 application process. Candidates must note that the application fee can be deposited only using online modes such as debit/credit card and internet banking. Check out the category-wise application fee below.
|SC/ ST/ PWD||Rs. 200/-|
CG SET 2021 Syllabus
The detailed syllabus of the CG SET exam is released on the official website only. CPEB releases the syllabus of both papers in pdf format. The first paper is general and common for all. Hence a common syllabus is released. On the other hand, for the second paper, which is subject-specific, separate syllabus for each of the 19 papers. Get the indicative CG SET syllabus here below.
Syllabus for Paper I: Paper I comprises the following main topics.
- Teaching Aptitude
- Research Aptitude
- Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude
- Logical Reasoning
- Data Interpretation
- Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
- People, Development and Environment
- Higher Education System
Syllabus for Paper II: Paper-II is based on the subject of preference from 19 choices offered by the CPEB. Click on the name of the subject and get the syllabus for the same
- Political Science
- Physical Science
- Mathematical Science
- Chemical Science
- Life Science
- Computer Science
- Library and Information Science
- Physical Education
- Home Science
CG SET 2021 Exam Pattern
The CG SET exam is conducted for two papers. Paper I is common for all students. Paper-II is conducted in 19 subjects. The key aspects of the exam pattern of the CG SET 2021 exam are specified below.
Language: English & Hindi
Exam Mode: Offline
Papers: 02 papers
Number of questions: 50 in Paper-1; 100 in Paper-2
Type of questions: MCQ type
Duration: 1 hour for Paper-1; 2 hours for Paper-2
Check out the distribution of marks in each paper below.
|Paper||Number of Questions||Marks|
CG SET 2021 Marking Criteria
Correct Answer: 2 Marks
Incorrect Answer: 0 Marks
Unanswered: 0 Marks
CG SET Admit Card 2021
The admit card of CG SET 2021 is issued to all the candidates who successfully apply for the exam. It is conventionally uploaded on the official website approximately a week before the examination. The candidates must visit the website and log in with the registration number and date of birth to download the admit card as per schedule. Candidates have been instructed to secure the admit card even after the examination because it is required during the later stages. The admit card is an important document and without it, the candidates are not allowed to appear in the exam. Candidates are required to carry one of the following valid ID proof along with the admit card on the exam day.
- Voter ID Card
- Driving License
- Aadhar Card
CG SET 2021 Exam Center
The CG SET examination is held in select centres ass notified by the CPEB in the official notification. The examination is only held in selected cities, in the state of Chhattisgarh. In all, there are 5 exam centres, which are listed below along with the respective centre code.
|Code||Name of City|
|11||Ambikapur (Sarguja )|
CG SET 2021 Exam Day Instruction
Complete details and instructions are mentioned in the CG SET 2021 admit card. Candidates must take care that they do not possess any banned items during the exam. Candidates are advised to carry only the following items on exam day.
- The admit card downloaded from the website of CGVyapam. If the photograph of candidates printed on the admit card is not clear then affix a latest passport size photograph on it same as uploaded in the application form.
- Blue/Black ball-point pen
- Candidates must carry a valid ID (Aadhar card/PAN Card/Driving License/Voter ID/Passport) to the examination center failing of which one may not be allowed to appear in the exam.
- No candidate may be admitted into the exam hall after 15 min of the commencement of the examination.
- Candidates must not carry any other material like Calculator, log table, scientific calculator, paper, mobile phone, etc.
How to Prepare for CG SET 2021?
CG SET 2021 exam is a state-level competitive exam and applicants must start preparing early with a clear preparation strategy in mind. Those who wish to secure above-average marks in the exam must refer to more than just basic learning and adopt a planned strategy to study for the exam. Check out some useful preparation strategies for the exam below.
- Before starting preparations, make sure that you download and refer to the syllabus. Otherwise, you might miss out on important topics.
- Management of time is very important to ensure that one can secure the maximum number of good attempts. Solve mock tests to learn how to manage your time effectively.
- Acquire sufficient learning materials and refer to them while studying. Do not just read out from traditional text books.
- Takedown short notes as you study each topic/subject. Not only can these increase your memorizing abilities but also serve as a quick reference to revise subjects during the last few days.
CG SET 2021 Answer Key
Right after the completion of the examination, the conducting body releases the answer key to the examination. Firstly, the provisional answer keys are released that can be challenged by a candidate in case of any doubt. Candidates are required to follow the manner prescribed by the Chhattisgarh Board to challenge the answer keys.
The officials evaluate all challenges submitted by the candidates and make relevant changes in the answer keys before releasing the final answer keys. The final answer keys can not be challenged by any candidate. The results of the CG SET 2021 exam are based on the final answer keys only.
CG SET 2021 Result
The result of CG SET 2021 is announced on the official website. It consists of the overall and the paper wise score of the qualifying candidates. Along with the score, the qualifying status of the candidate is also mentioned in the CG SET 2021 result.
The candidates can check the CG SET 2021 result by logging in with the roll number. Along with the result, the list of qualified candidates is also released on the official website. The qualified candidates are awarded the e-certificate for qualifying for the CG SET 2021 exam. The certificate is proof of the candidates’ eligibility for recruitment into the post of Assistant Professor in the state of Chhattisgarh.
CG SET 2021 Selection Procedure
Among all the qualifying candidates, the top 6% of the candidates who appear and qualify in the exam by securing the minimum qualifying marks are considered eligible to receive the final e-certificate. Therefore, candidates must aim to secure marks above the cut-offs and get selected.
CG SET 2021 Minimum Qualifying Marks
The minimum qualifying mark is the minimum score required to be considered as passed in the CG SET 2021 exam. However, candidates must score marks above the cut offs and they must be within the top 6% to get selected for the final certificate. Check out the minimum qualifying marks for all categories below.
CG SET Cut Offs
Cut Offs are generated on the basis of the average marks obtained in CG SET 2021, the number of candidates, number of the available vacancies and the difficulty level of the exam. The cut-offs are uploaded category-wise on the official website along with the result. Candidates can check the previous year cut off list for reference from the archives section.
What After Qualifying CG SET 2021?
The candidates who qualify the CG SET 2021 are considered eligible for recruitment into the post of Assistant Professor at any Government College/University of Chhattisgarh State. But to be eligible, candidates must secure the minimum qualifying marks and specified cut off in the exam. Qualifying candidates can get the e-certificate from the website of the CPEB as per schedule.
Official Website: vyapam.cgstate.gov.in
About CG SET
The Chhattisgarh State Eligibility Test is the state level examination to qualify for Assistant professor recruitment eligibility in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. It is conducted on a yearly basis by the Chhattisgarh Professional Examination Board. The CG SET exam consists of two papers where the first papers are common and the second paper is subject-specific. Master’s degree holders who have acquired a minimum of 55% marks are eligible to apply for the exam. Those who qualify the CG SET exam are awarded the e-certificate of eligibility.
CG SET Previous year Cut-off:
CG SET 2013 Cut off