KSET Application Form 2021: The application process for the Karnataka State Eligibility Test (KSET) 2021 is ongoing. The last date to submit KSET Application Form 2021 is March 07, 2021. One can apply with late fee till March 13, 2021. The last date to submit a hard copy of application form is March 15, 2021. The application process is conducted at kset.uni-mysore.ac.in only. Applicants must pay the application fee of Rs 1150 (relaxed for reserved categories). Candidates having a Master’s Degree in specified subject areas are eligible to submit KSET Application Form 2021. Applicants are provisionally issued the admit card to appear in the KSET exam. Read this article to know the complete details of application including how to apply, examination scheme, important events, and dates.
Latest: The application process for KSET 2021 is ongoing.
KSET Application Form 2021
Candidates failing to submit applications within the scheduled date can apply during the extended application window. However, do not wait till the last date to apply as late applicants are charged a late fee of Rs 250. Check out all important events and dates of KSET Application Form 2021 below.
|Start of online application||8 Feb 2021|
|Last date to apply online||7 Mar 2021|
|Last date to apply online|
(by paying late fee of Rs 250/-)
|13 Mar 2021|
|Last Date to submit hard copy of application form||15 Mar 2021|
Apply Here: Click here to submit KSET Application Form 2020.
How to Submit KSET Application Form 2021?
Eligible applicants can apply for the KSET 2021 exam through the official website. No other mode of application is accepted and candidates must apply before the last date. However, those who fail to apply can still submit KSET Application Form 2021 during the extended period by paying an additional penalty of Rs 250/-. Learn about the application process below.
How to apply
Candidates must visit the online portal of KSET to submit their application before the application window closes. Check out below the complete step by step guide to apply for the KSET 2021 examination.
Step 1: Type kset.uni-mysore.ac.in at the address bar of web browser to visit the website. Alternatively, click on the application link provided here.
Step 2: Click on the “Apply Online” tab at the top right corner of the homepage.
Step 3: Click on the “Download notification” tab to read complete instructions. Or click the “Sign up for registration” tab to register.
Step 4: Enter all details in the required fields and click on the “register” tab to complete the registration process.
Step 5: Candidates must now enter all relevant personal, educational and KSET examination details.
Step 6: After filling the application form, proceed to upload the image files (photo and signature)
Step 7: Ensure all details are correctly entered and click on the declaration tab before clicking the “submit” tab.
Step 8: Proceed to the Payments page to select the payment category, mode of payment. (Generate bank challan if offline mode of payment is selected).
Step 9: Generate print out of the payment receipt and the application form at the last step following the final submission of the application form.
Candidates have to deposit a specified application fee while submitting KSET Application Form 2021. The application fee is relaxable for reserved candidates only. Check out below the application fee for all categories.
|Category IIA, IIB, IIIA, IIIB||Rs 950|
|Category I, SC, ST, PWD||Rs 650|
Candidates applying for KSET 2021 examination are not required to submit/send any original records/academic records. Candidates, however, must possess all documents in original supporting their entered information in the application form. Candidates are required to upload the following during online application.
- Recent passport size photograph
- Scanned signature
KSET file upload must comply with image specifications as indicated below.
|Recent passport photo||10 to 100Kb||JPEG|
|Scanned signature||5Kb to 30Kb||JPEG|
Important points to remember when applying for KSET 2021
Candidates must consider the following points while filling the application form online.
KSET 2021 Eligibility criteria
It is important to ensure that applicants first meet the minimum eligibility conditions to apply for KSET 2021. Check out the minimum eligibility criteria to appear in the KSET 2021 examination below.
There are no restrictions on the upper age limit to apply for KSET 2021. Candidates of all age can apply.
- Candidates having a Master’s Degree/ pursuing a Master’s Degree (1st or 2nd Semester)/ appeared for Master’s Degree (Final year) are eligible to apply for KSET 2021.
- Candidates must have secured a minimum marks of 55% in their Master’s degree to apply.
- SC/ST/PwD candidates must have minimum 50% marks in Master’s degree to apply.
- OBC Category I, IIA, IIB, IIIA, IIIB candidates must have minimum 50% marks in Master’s degree to apply.
- Ph. D candidates who completed Master’s degree before September 19, 1991 must have minimum 50% marks in Master’s degree to apply.
Important: Candidates pursuing Master’s Degree (1st or 2nd Semester)/appeared in Master’s Degree (Final year) are eligible under conditions that they submit their passing certificates. The maximum time allowed to submit passing certificates is 2 years from the date of KSET 2021 results.
The minimum qualifying marks (without rounding off) to apply for KSET is 55% for all unreserved candidates. Reserved category candidates are allowed 5% relaxation in the cutoff marks. Check out below the detailed cutoff marks to apply for KSET 2021.
|Category||Cut off marks|
|OBC (Cat I, IIA, IIB, IIIA & IIIB)||50%|
|Ph. D candidates |
who completed Master’s degree
before September 19, 1991
KSET 2021 Admit Card
KSET 2021 Admit Card can be downloaded from the website on the scheduled date. Candidates must ensure to check the website regularly to be notified about the release of Admit Card. Admit Card issued by concerned authorities is mandatory to appear in the examination. Candidates must also ensure that they carry a photo identity proof along with their admit cards to the examination centre.
KSET 2021 Exam Scheme
KSET 2021 examination is conducted for two separate papers. Candidates must secure minimum qualifying marks of 40% aggregate in both the papers taken together (relaxable for reserved candidates). Check out the detailed exam scheme of KSET 2021 below.
Important documents to be sent to the KSET Office by qualifying candidates
KSET 2021 qualifiers are required to send specified documents to the KSET Office in Mysore. Candidates must send the following documents to be awarded the eligibility certificate for recruitment as Assistant Professors in the State of Karnataka.
- Print out of application form
- Photocopy of bank challan
- SSLC Mark Sheet
- Category certificates
- Certificate of physical disabilities
- Pass certificate and mark sheet of postgraduate degree
The Karnataka State Eligibility Test (KSET) evaluates the eligibility of candidates having relevant post-graduate degree for academic staff recruitment. KSET certifies eligible candidates through online examination for recruitment into posts of Assistant Professor in all Universities/Colleges/Institutes in the State of Karnataka.