WB SET 2020 – West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC) has released the answer key for WB SET exam. Candidates can get the answer key through this article. WB SET 2020 was commenced on January 19, 2020. WBCSCholds the responsibility to conduct the State Eligibility Test for the candidates who wish to become Assitant Professors. This examination was conducted in the offline mode. WB SET is a state level examination which serves as the eligibility of Assistant Professors in West Bengal only. To know more about WB SET 2020 including the application process, eligibility, preparation tips, syllabus, exam pattern, candidates can go through this article.
Latest: Official answer key for WB SET 2020 is now available. Download it from here!
WB SET 2020
There is no age limit to appear for WB SET 2020. To know more about WB SET 2020, candidates can check the table given below:
|WB SET 2020||Important Dates|
|Commencement of Online Application||2 Sep 2019|
|Last date to submit an online application||30 Sep 2019|
|Last date to the online application fee||30 Sep 2019|
|Availability of admit card||06 Dec 2019|
|Conduction of examination||19 Jan 2020 (9.30 AM to 1.00 PM)|
|Release of Answer key||24 Jan 2020|
|Declaration of the final result||to be announced|
Overview on WBSET Exam
WB SET exam is one of the most important examinations in the teaching field for the state of West Bengal. Before beginning with any event of the exam, it is necessary to know what the exam is about. So go through the table below to get in-depth knowledge about the exam.
|Name of the exam||West Bengal State Eligibility Test|
|Conducting Body||West Bengal College Service Commission|
|Official Website||wbcsc.org.in, wbcsconline.in|
|Purpose of the exam||Serves as the eligibility of Assistant Professors|
|Selection Procedure||Qualification in Paper I, Paper II|
|Mode of the exam||Offline exam|
|Marking Scheme||WBCSC provides +2 marks for correct answers. |
There is no penalty for making incorrect answers
WB SET Answer Key 2020
The exam conducting body has published the answer keys for WB SET 2020 at wbcsconline.in. WB SET Answer Key 2020 is published in a PDF file format. Also, the question papers are published along with answer keys. Candidates can check the WB SET answer keys after it gets published over the official website and they can submit the feedback related to the same to the exam conducting body. After considering the errors/mistakes, the official authority publishes the final answer keys. These final answer keys will be used to compile the WB SET Result 2020.
WB SET Result 2020
WBCSC publishes the result for WB SET 2020 over its official website wbcsconline.in. To view the individual results, candidates are required to enter their login credentials. The official body also releases the cut-off percentage which candidates have to match in order to get selected for their respective posts. The performance of the candidates, as well as the post selected by the candidates, will be taken into consideration before the final selection.
|SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD||35% marks|
Top 6% candidates in the order of merit are eligible for the post of Assistant Professor.
WB SET Admit Card 2020
Candidates can download the admit card for WB SET from the official website which is wbcsconline.in. To download West Bengal SET admit card, candidates need to enter their login credentials. No WB SET admit card will be sent to the candidates via post. Candidates need to carry a valid id proof along with their SET admit card 2020. WB SET admit card 2020 depicts the information like name and address of the candidate, exam date and timings, address of the test centre, photograph and signature.
WB SET 2020 Examination Centres
Here is the complete list of examination centres where WB SET 2020 takes place.
|South 24 Pgs||Murshidabad|
|North 24 Pargana||Malda|
|Purba Medinipur||Paschim Medinipur|
|South 24 Pargana||Darjeeling|
WB SET Subjects Name
West Bengal College Service Commission conducts the examination for 30 subjects in total. The candidates can opt for any one of the exams. The list of the subjects is as well.
|Bengali||Chemical Sciences||Computer Science|
|Urdu||Mathematical Sciences||Journalism & Mass Communication|
|Economics||Sociology||Earth, Atmospheric, Oceanography & Planetary Sciences|
|Philosophy||Library & Information Science||Law|
|Political Science||Physical Education||Nepali|
WB SET 2020 Exam Pattern
It is important to be aware of the exam pattern beforehand because that allows the candidates to prepare in a better way. To check the exam pattern for WB SET 2020, candidates can have a look at the information given below:
- No. of Papers: WB SET 2020 will comprise of two papers
- No. of Questions: There will be 150 questions in the question paper.
- Nature of Questions: The objective type questions will be asked in the paper.
- Marking Scheme: 2 marks will be allocated for each correct answer and there will be no negative marking applicable to incorrect answers.
- Distribution of Questions: Candidates can have a look at the table given below so as to know the number of questions in each section and their marks.
|Paper||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks|
How to Prepare for WB SET Exam?
West Bengal State Eligibility Test is an important examination for those who wish to join the teaching field. WB SET exam is not an easy examination to crack as it is conducted for the eligibility of Assistant Professor. The preparation of WB SET requires proper guidance and knowledge about the exam.
- Deiced the subject aspirants wish to appear for the exam. Assemble the basic information for the same subject as eligibility, books, exam pattern, syllabus, papers.
- Start the preparation for Paper 1 syllabus because it is simpler in comparison to Paper 2. It is easy to identify the pattern of the question for Paper 1.
- There are several online coaching institutes and apps that provide exam strategies and preparation tips along with study material.
Prepare for WB SET with the Qualifier
It is really beneficial to learn from the qualifier who crackers SET exam the same subjects candidate has applied. With their guidance and real advise, aspirants can crack the exam in their first attempt that too with flying colours. So, here is the video by UGC NTA NET JRF English Literature.
WB SET 2020 Notice
West Bengal College Service Commission has issued a notice for WB SET 2020. The candidates can check the exam date and the date of commencement of online application form.
WB SET Application Form 2020
The Application Form for WB SET 2020 is released online at wbcsconline.in. Candidates are required to first register themselves. To register, applicants are required to enter their personal details, academic details, exam and qualification details. After that, candidates need to upload the documents and pay the application fee.
Application Fee & Mode of Payment
- The payment of the WB SET 2020 Application Fee can be done either by online mode (Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Internet Banking) or offline mode (e-challan).
- In the case of e-challan, the fee can be deposited at any Branch of the United Bank of India.
- Bank Charges are applicable plus candidates have to pay the service tax.
- Once an aspirant has deposited the fee, then, it will be non-refundable.
|Name of the Category||Amount of Application Fee|
WB SET 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates need to fulfil the eligibility requirements (age limit, educational qualification) in order to appear for WB SET 2020. Check the requirements given below for the same:
Age Limit: There is no age limit to appear for WB SET 2020.
- Candidates must have a masters degree with 55% marks (for general candidates) and 50% marks for SC/ST/PWD category candidates or equivalent examination recognized by UGC.
- Those aspirants who have appeared or will be appearing for the final year exam of Master’s Degree can also apply.
- Those who had completed a Master’s Degree by 19th September 1991 and are current PhD degree holders are eligible and provided with relaxation of 5% aggregate.
- He/She is eligible to apply if holds postgraduate diploma/ certificate awarded by Indian University OR foreign degree/ diploma/ certificate awarded by the foreign University.
Candidates who have cleared NET / SLET/ CSIR JRF are exempted from appearing in SET. They can straight away apply for the post of Assistant Professors in the institutions/colleges/universities affiliated with Govt. of India.
About West College Bengal Service Commission
West Bengal College Service Commission conducts the SET every year to provide the eligibility for the recruitment of Assistant Professors. The Commission main purpose is to select Assistant Professors to Govt. Aided Colleges in West Bengal. The main objective of WB SET is to determine the teaching and reasoning aptitude of the aspirants. For WB SET, candidates who have secured at least 55% in their Master’s or equivalent degree can apply. However, the candidates who have cracked NET / SLET / JRF are exempted from this examination. WB SET includes 02 papers wherein candidates are assessed on the basis of their knowledge in general and related to their respective subjects.
Official website: wbcsc.org.in
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WB SET 2020 FAQs
Q1. What is the eligibility criteria for WB SET?
Ans 1. To apply for WBSET exam, candidates must have a Master’s degree with minimum 55% marks.
Q2. How much marks are required to qualify WB SET?
Ans 2. It is necessary to secure minimum 40% marks in aggregate to qualify WB SET.
Q3. What is the appliction fee for WB SET application form?
Ans 3. Candidates need to pay Rs.1000/- as application fee for WB SET application form.