HP SET Result

HP SET Result 2019 will be declared by Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC) at hppsc.hp.gov.in. Result of HP SET 2019 will be published as a PDF file containing roll numbers of qualified candidates. Top 6% of all those who appeared in Himachal Pradesh State Eligibility Test (HP SET) Paper 1 and Paper 2 and obtained qualifying marks in both are declared as qualified. Only candidates who Get here complete details of HP SET Result 2019 including date, cut off.

HP SET Result 2019

The result of Himachal Pradesh State Eligibility Test (HP SET) 2019 conducted for 22 subjects in 10 cities in HP will be declared online at hppsc.hp.gov.in to ascertain eligibility of aspirants for recruitment to posts of Assistant Professor in Universities and colleges located within the State of Himachal Pradesh. Important dates pertaining to declaration of result are as follows.

HP SET 2019 Important Dates
Date of exam Third week of July 2019
Declaration of HP SET Result 2019 (expected) August 2019

Check here: Candidates can check HP SET Result 2019 as per schedule at hppsc.hp.gov.in. Last time exam was held on 6 May, and result was announced on 30 October.

Best of luck for HP SET Result 2019

In the meantime you can check last year’s result here. Click here for last year’s HP SET Result.

Result of all 22 subjects are announced at once. List of subjects is as follows:

  1. Chemical Sciences
  2. English
  3. Life Sciences
  4. Commerce
  5. Economics
  6. Geography
  7. Hindi
  8. History
  9. Mathematical Sciences
  10. Music
  11. Physical Sciences
  12. Physical Education
  13. Sociology
  14. Sanskrit
  15. Political Science
  16. Public Administration
  17. Computer Science and Applications
  18. Tourism Administration and Management
  19. Mass Communication and Journalism
  20. Philosophy
  21. Psychology
  22. Education

Significance of HP SET Result 2019

  • As per UGC Regulations, candidates should have either qualified National Eligibility Test (NET), or State Eligibility Test (SET) / State Level Eligibility Test (SLET), in order to be eligible for Assistant Professor Recruitment in all universities, colleges, institutions.
  • Therefore, it is important for candidates to qualify as per HP SET Result 2019 if they wish to become Assistant Professors.
  • Those who qualify as per HP SET Result 2019 become eligible for these posts in Himachal Pradesh only.

Candidates Exempt From SET:- Such candidates who fall under below-mentioned criteria are exempt from HP SET.

  • PhD Degree holder in accordance with UGC Regulations 2009.
  • Candidates qualified SET accredited by UGC held prior to 01.06.2002 are exempted from appearing in SET, being eligible to appear for Assistant Professor(s) anywhere in India. Those who appear for SET from 01.06.2002 onwards, they will be eligible to apply for the post of Assistant Professor(s) only in the Universities/Colleges situated in the State from where they have cleared their SET.

Cut Off / Qualifying Marks For HP SET Result

  1. Qualifying marks – It refers to minimum marks required in order to be considered for result. Qualifying marks are as follows for HP SET Result 2019:
General Category 40%
Reserved Category 35%

Candidates should get above-mentioned percentage of marks at least, in overall exam. There are no separate cut offs for Paper I and Paper II.

  1. Cut Off – Of all the candidates who get qualifying marks, only those who are in top 6% will qualify. Marks obtained by last candidate in each subject is the cut off for that subject.

Note: In the event that there is a tie at least qualifying cut off marks, then all candidates who get same marks will be declared as qualified. In this case, the total number of qualified candidates shall increase.

Document Verification After HP SET Result 2019

  • Once result of HP SET 2019 is announced, candidates will know whether they have qualified or not.
  • Those who will have qualified, will have to present photocopies of original documents such as matriculation, post graduation degree and marks certificate, category certificate, online application form.
  • They will have to present them at Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission office.
  • Only after determining eligibility, HPPSC will issue SET qualified certificate.
  • Candidates should keep all such documents ready, which they used to fill application form of HP SET 2019.

Marks Calculation for HP SET Result

  • Candidates will have appeared in exam and marked answers in OMR answer sheet.
  • OMR answer sheets are scanned by computerized scheme.
  • All answers are recorded. If a circle is not filled properly, or damaged, then that answer is not recorded.
  • Then answers are matched against final official answer key of HP SET 2019.
  • For every correct answer, candidates get 2 marks. No marks are deducted for incorrect answer.

In this way, marks are calculated for HP SET 2019 Result.

Total marks = Number of correct answers * 2.

Exam pattern of HP SET

Paper Timing Duration No. of Qs Marks
I 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM 1 hour 50 100
II 2 PM to 4 PM 2 hours 100 200

The exam is held in offline (pen and paper based test) mode. All questions are objective. If you see previous year question papers of HP SET, you will see that earlier there used to be Paper 1, 2, 3. Now there are Papers 1, and 2. Now Paper 2 comprises syllabi of Paper 2 and Paper 3.

HP SET Result 2019 – Number of qualified candidates

Last time, a total of 953 candidates had qualified as per result. A break up of the number of qualified candidates of last time is as follows.

Subject General SC ST OBC PWD Total
English 39 9 5 5 1 59
Chemical Science 42 6 2 8 1 59
Life Science 85 16 5 13 0 119
Hindi 68 18 9 17 1 113
Geography 14 2 2 1 1 20
Sociology 11 2 2 3 1 19
Music 6 3 1 1 0 11
Physical Education 11 1 1 1 1 15
Economics 34 8 6 7 1 56
Political Science 40 13 7 9 1 70
Commerce 52 14 6 11 1 84
Mathematical Science 48 8 4 9 1 70
Sanskrit 24 6 4 5 1 40
History 36 12 5 8 1 62
Physical Science 28 6 2 6 0 42
Public Administration 4 1 1 1 1 8
Computer Science 33 6 3 5 1 48
Tourism 9 2 1 1 1 14
Journalism and Mass Communication 7 1 1 3 0 12
Philosophy 1 1 0 0 0 2
Psychology 4 1 1 1 1 8
Education 15 3 1 2 1 22
Total 611 139 69 117 17 953

How To Check HP SET Result 2019?

Candidates can easily check result of HP SET 2019 in online mode. The steps to check it are described below.

1st step – Go to hppsc.hp.gov.in that is official website.

2nd step – Now click on results section.

3rd step – Then click on result of HP SET 2019 link, which will be available only if result is out.

4th step – Either PDF file containing result gets downloaded in your device, or it opens directly in web browser. Open it.

5th step – Find your roll number in HP SET Result 2019 by using Find or Search Function.

Note – Roll number is same as it was in admit card of HP SET 2019.

Assistant Professor Recruitment Through HP SET Result 2019

Universities and Colleges will offer direct recruitment to post of Assistant Professor from time to time through all-India advertisement. They can fill vacancies on basis of merit. Selection committee as per UGC regulations shall be appointed in statutes / ordinances of universities.

Candidates must satisfy minimum eligibility as per UGC.

Those who get exemption on basis of having M.Phil / Ph.D. programme prior to July 11, 2009, shall be governed by provisions of then existing Ordinances / Bye-laws / Regulations of Institutions awarding degree. If they satisfy following conditions, then they shall be exempted from NET / SLET / SET:

  • Candidates obtained PhD in regular mode.
  • Their PhD Thesis was awarded by at least two external examiners.
  • They underwent an open PhD viva voce.
  • Candidates also published 2 research papers from PhD work, and at least one entered a referred journal.
  • They also presented at least 2 papers on basis of their work in conferences or seminars that were sponsored / funded / supported by UGC / ICSSR / CSIR or any similar agency.
  • University where candidates apply for Assistant Professor Recruitment through HP SET Result 2019 shall have to verify these conditions.

Please note that from 01.07.2021, PhD will be mandatory for direct recruitment to post of Assistant Professor.

If you have any queries regarding HP SET Result 2019, please ask in comments below.


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  1. Hii i have qualified my set exam but by mistake i have filled my wrong catageri can i submit my document or i am eligible for the post.

  2. Hiiiii I have qualified hp set
    What next to do
    M out of state n don’t know how to get e certificate & When documents would send n how to send to university

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