WB SET 2020 – West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC) conducts the State Eligibility Test for the candidates who want to become Assitant Professors. WB SET 2020 was held on January 19, 2020. This examination is conducted in the offline mode. WB SET is a state level examination i.e. it is conducted for the recruitment of Assistant Professors in West Bengal only. To know more about WB SET 2020, candidates can go through this article.
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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|
|Correction application form||to be announced|
|Availability of admit card||06 Dec 2019|
|Conduction of examination||19 Jan 2020 (9.30 AM to 1.00 PM)|
|Release of Answer key||Third week of Feb 2020|
|Declaration of the final result||to be announced|
WB SET Admit Card 2020
Candidates can download the admit card for WB SET from the official website which is www.wbcsconline.in. To download the admit card, candidates need to enter their login credentials. NO admit card will be sent to the candidates via post. Candidates need to carry a valid id proof along with the admit card. 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 admit card 2020 acts as an entry ticket at the time of the exam, so it is mandatory to carry the admit card.
WB SET 2020 Examination Centres
Here is the complete list of examination centres for the conduct of WB SET 2020.
|South 24 Pgs||Murshidabad|
|North 24 Pargana||Malda|
|Purba Medinipur||Paschim Medinipur|
|South 24 Pargana||Darjeeling|
WB SET Subjects Name
WB SET 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|
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.
22nd WB SET 2020 Overview
Name of the Conducting Body – West Bengal College Service Commission
Name of the Examination – 22nd State Eligibility Test
Name of the Post – Assistant Professor in Universities/ Colleges of West Bengal
Selection Procedure – Qualification in Paper I, Paper II.
Mode of Examination – Offline Mode (OMR Sheet)
Official Website– www.wbcsc.org.in, www.wbcsconline.in
Qualifying Criteria- Top 6% of the appearing candidates who have appeared in both the papers and have secured at least 40% aggregate marks (General) and 35% aggregate marks (SC / ST /OBC / PwD / Transgender) will be declared as qualified for the post of Assistant Professor.
WB SET Application Form 2020
The Application Form for WB SET 2020 is released online at www.wbcsconline.in. Candidates are required to first register themselves. To register, candidates need 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 towards the WB SET 2020 Application Fee can be done either by online mode (Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Internet Banking) or through 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 will be applicable plus 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 fulfill some eligibility requirements in order to appear for WB SET 2020. Check teh requirements given below for the same:
Age Limit: There is no age limit to appear for WB SET 2020.
- General category candidates must have obtained at least 55% aggregate & those belonging to SC/ ST/ PWD categories must have secured a minimum of 50% aggregate in the Master’s Degree 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.
- Candidates who had completed Master’s Degree by 19th September 1991 and are current Ph.D. degree holders will be eligible and get a 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.
WB SET Answer Key 2020
After the exam, the exam conducting body is going to publish the answer keys for WB SET 2020 at www.wbcsconline.in. WB SET Answer Key 2020 is going to be published in a PDF File format. Also, the question papers will also be published along with answer keys. Candidates can check the answer keys after it gets published over the official website and they can submit the feedback related to answer keys to the exam conducting body.
After considering the errors / mistakes, the official authority will publish 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 www.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 will be eligible for the post of Assistant Professor.
About West College Bengal Service Commission
West Bengal College Service Commission conducts the SET every year to provide the recruitment for Assistant Professors. The Commission main purpose is to select Assistant Professors to Govt. Aided Colleges in West Bengal. The main objective of 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 cleared NET / SLET / JRF are exempted from this examination. WB SET has two papers wherein candidates are judged on the basis of their knowledge in general and related to their respective subjects.
Official website: www.wbcsc.org.in
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