KSET 2020: The Karnataka State Eligibility Test (KSET) online examination date is announced. KSET 2020 exam is to be held on April 12, 2020. The application window is open from February 3 to March 4, 2020. KSET 2020 qualifiers become eligible for recruitment as Assistant Professor in different universities/colleges/institutions of Karnataka. Eligible candidates can apply online through the official website i.e. kset.uni-mysore.ac.in by paying the application fee of Rs 1150. Read this article to get detailed information of the KSET 2020 examination, how to apply, important dates and events.
Latest: Online applications for KSET 2020 can be submitted through the official website
The application window for KSET 2020 is open till the scheduled date. Candidates failing to apply before the last date must pay a penalty of Rs 250 to apply within the extended application window. Check out all the important events and dates below.
|Start of online application||3 Feb 2020|
|End of online application||4 Mar 2020|
|Last date of online application |
(by paying late fee)
|9 Mar 2020|
|Correction in the application form||10 and 11 Mar 2020|
|Online examination||12 Apr 2020|
KSET 2020 Eligibility Criteria
KSET 2020 applicants must meet the minimum eligibility criteria to apply for the examination. Check out the details of different eligibility conditions to appear in the examination below.
There are no limitations on the upper age to be eligible for KSET 2020. Applicants of any age can apply to appear in the examination.
Candidates must possess the minimum academic qualification of a Master’s Degree to be eligible for KSET 2020. Read on for more details on the academic qualifications needed for the examination.
|Cat. I, IIA, IIB, IIIA, IIIB||Master’s degree||50%|
|Ph.D candidates |
before 19 Sep, 1991
Note: Candidates pursuing a Master’s Degree (1st or 2nd Semester)/appeared in the final year must produce their passing certificate within 2 years from the date of publication of KSET 2020 results.
- Candidates who qualified in NET/SET/SLET are exempted under UGC governance.
- Candidates who qualified in SET before 01 June, 2002 are also exempted from KSET 2020.
- Candidates who qualified in the UGC-NET/CSIR JRF examination before 1989 are exempted from KSET 2020.
- Candidates who have obtained eligibility in previous KSETs are ineligible to appear in KSET 2020
KSET 2020 Application Process
How to Apply
Only online applications are accepted for KSET 2020. Candidates must submit their applications through the official website before the end date. Check out the step by step guide to apply for KSET 2020 below.
Step 1: Type kset.uni-mysore.ac.in at the address bar of web browser and press enter.
Step 2: Click on the “Apply Online” tab at the top right corner of the homepage.
Step 3: Read the complete notification by downloading the same and then click on “sign up for registration”.
Step 4: Enter email, set password, provide mobile number, name, select gender and date of birth before clicking on the “Register” button to complete the registration process.
Step 5: Enter personal, academic and KSET 2020 exam details in the application form.
Step 6: Upload the scanned photograph and signature and go to the next step to make the payment of the application fees.
Step 7: Select the mode of payment and generate the print out of the receipt/bank challan.
Step 8: Click on “Submit” and take a print out of the application form for future reference.
The application fee must be deposited during the application process. Candidates must select from online or offline mode of payment. Check out the application fee for the different categories below.
|Category IIA, IIB, IIIA, IIIB||Rs 950|
|Category I, SC, ST, and PwD||Rs 650|
Important: Candidates who fail to apply before the last date must pay an additional penalty (later fee) of Rs 250 to apply till the extended period.
Applicants are required to upload specified documents during the process of online application. The following documents are required during the submisson of online application.
- Recent passport size photograph
- Scanned signature
The image files to be uploaded during the KSET 2020 online application process must comply with the following specifications.
|Photo||10 to 100Kb||JPEG|
|Signature||5 to 30Kb||JPEG|
KSET 2020 Syllabus
KSET 2020 examination is conducted for 41 different subjects. Candidates must apply for the examination in the relevant subject of their Master’s degree. The detailed syllabus of each subject can be downloaded from the official website i.e. kset.uni-mysore.ac.in.
Check out below the subject list of KSET 2020 examination
KSET 2020 Exam Pattern
KSET 2020 examination is conducted for two papers. All questions from Paper -I are compulsory based on general teaching and research aptitude. Paper-II questions are based on the selected subject. All questions are objective type and conducted on a pen and paper (offline) based mode. There is no negative marking in the KSET 2020 examination. Check out the important features of the KSET 2020 examination below.
- Language: The question paper is set in English and Kannada.
- Exam mode: The examination is conducted offline in OMR sheets.
- Sections: There are two sections of the examination, Paper I & II.
- Number of questions: Paper I contains 50 questions. Paper II contains 100 questions.
- Type of questions: All questions are of the MCQ type.
Check out the marks distribution of KSET 2020 below.
KSET 2020 Exam Schedule
KSET 2020 examination is conducted for two papers of 1 hour and 2 hour duration respectively. Papers of KSET 2020 consist of MCQ type questions. Check out the detailed exam schedule of KSET 2020 below.
KSET 2020 Exam Centre
KSET 2020 examination is scheduled to be conducted across 11 exam centers in the State of Karnataka. Check out all the exam centers with their respective codes below.
KSET 2020 Admit Card
KSET 2020 aspirants can download their admit cards when released. Admit cards are to be released on the official website i.e. kset.uni-mysore.ac.in. Candidates who submit their online applications are issued admit cards indicating the date, time and examination center. It is advised that candidates must visit the website regularly to know when admit card is released. KSET 2020 admit card is mandatory for entry into the examination hall. The candidates must carry a photo identity along the printed admit card issued by the KSET authority.
KSET 2020 Results
KSET 2020 results are published after the completion of the online examination and release of the answer key. Candidates who appear in both the papers and obtain the minimum qualifying marks (or above) are shortlisted for the final selection. The minimum qualifying marks is relaxed for reserved categories. Check out the details below.
As per the directive of the UGC, 6% of the total number of appearing candidates are qualified as eligible Assistant Professor. Candidates who appear in both the papers and secure the minimum qualifying marks are considered for such shortlisting. As per the directive, a merit list of the qualifying candidates is prepared according to the subject and category.
About KSET 2020
The Karnataka State Eligibility Test (KSET) is an online examination conducted to award eligibility certificates to Master Degree holders. Candidates having KSET Certificate are eligible for recruitment as Assistant Professors throughout all Universities/Colleges/Institutions (Government/Aided/Private) in the State of Karnataka.
KSET 2020 Exam Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : KSET 2020 is a mandatory certificate to be recruited as Assistant professors in Karnataka State.
Ans : Master's degree is mandatory with 55% marks.
Ans : Those who have qualified in NET/SET/SLET or UGC-NET/CSIR JRF exam before 1989 are exempted
Ans : The application fee is Rs 1150 for general candidates, Rs 950 for Category IIA, IIB, IIIA, IIIB candidates and Rs 650 for Category I and SC/ST/PwD candidates.
Ans : The penalty is Rs 250 in addition to the applicable examination fee.