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Haryana Hartron State Eligibility Test in Computer

Form Date: 21 Aug - 25 Sep 2021 (Tentative)

Online Mode

Form Date: 21 Aug - 25 Sep 2021

HARTRON SETC Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 590
  • Examination Modes:Online Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Haryana State Electronics Development Corporation Limited (HSEDCL)

HARTRON SETC 2021: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus

Updated On - February 10 2021 by Bhumika Singh

HARTRON SETC 2021 Admission process is yet to begin. It is also known as HARTRON State Eligibility Test in Computer Appreciation & Applications (SETC) and the full form of SETC is State Eligibility Test. The submission of Applications opens throughout the year. It comes under the responsibility of Haryana State Electronics Development Corporation Limited (HARTRON) as quoted by the Government of Haryana. The test is organized as post requisite qualification for Clerks, Steno-typists, Junior Scale stenographers & Senior Scale Stenographers for grant of first annual increment for newly appointed employees and promotions. The examination is made mandatory for the Clerical post holders which include: Clerk-cum Computer Operator, Office Associate, Clerk-cum-Data Entry Operator, Steno-typist, Data Entry Operator and Clerk-cum-Typist. Candidates can refer to this article to know various relevant details about HARTRON SETC.


Given below are dates for HARTRON SETC 2021 Sessions:

HARTRON SETC 2021 Tentative Dates
Application Form Start date2nd week of January 20211st week of  February 20212nd week of March 2021
Application Form Last date3rd week of January 20213rd week of February 20213rd week of March 2021
Examination dateJanuary 2021February 2021March 2021

HARTRON SETC 2021 Application Form

The application form for SETC HARTRON 2021 will be announced soon. SETC HARTRON  2021 Application Form will be released consecutively for 6 months starting from April till September and the exams would also be held every once in a month. Further Application Form details are given below:

  • Candidates can apply online for HATRON SETC 2021.
  • The application form can be downloaded from the official website http://hartron.org.in.
  • The form must be complete in all aspects. Incomplete application form or fill in a language other than in English will be rejected.
  • The candidates should put his/her signature in the black or blue point pen within the box provided in the application form and the signature must not over-flow or touch the border of the box. The candidate’s signature establishes his/her identity. Do not write the name in capital letters, which may lead to the rejection of his/her application.
  • The candidate should only enclose a duly self-attested ID-Card/Certificate issued from the employer in proof of employment of the employee and in case of claiming exemption from Computer Knowledge Test then-candidate may also attach the self-attested copy of passed course/certificate/degree with the application form.
  • Two photographs attached/pasted on the form should be Recent and, on the photograph, attached with the application form please mention the name, father’s/husband’s name on the back of the photograph.
  • The envelope containing the application form must be reached on the address given and the schedule mentioned on the official website. Haryana State Electronics Development Corporation Limited will not be responsible in case the application forms are not reached on time.
  • No acknowledgement card will be sent to the candidate. However, the candidate may check the status of his/ her application on the official website.
  • In case a candidate/ employee does not fulfil the eligibility criteria, the application form will be rejected straightway.

HARTRON SETC 2021 Application Fee

Mode of Payment- HARTRON test 2021 Application Fee can be paid via online mode or through demand draft.
  • A demand draft for Rs.590/- for both test (Part-I & Part-II)
  • Rs.354/- for typing test on a computer (Part-II only) i.e. for the exempted category in favour of Haryana State Electronics Development Corporation Limited payable at Chandigarh must be enclosed.

The application fee once paid in favour of the institution cannot be refunded or reverted in any possible manner.

NOTE: In case a holiday falls on the scheduled date, the application receipt/ test/ result date will be forwarded to the next working day.

HARTRON SETC 2021 Admit Card

SETC HARTRON Admit Card 2021 to the eligible candidates will be issued after verification of identity card & proof of employment on the date and time of the test. However, the status of the application, as well as test schedule, can be ascertained from the official website mentioned in the calendar.

  • The applicants must bring the original identity card/proof of employment on the date of the test and if any employee wants exemption from Computer Knowledge test, he/ she must also bring the original certificate/ document for claiming exemption.
  • Candidate can appear in the test only after verification of the Identity Card/ Proof of employment of the employee.
  • No candidate will be permitted to appear in the examination centre other than he/she has opted for in the application form.
  • No request for change of examination centre will be accepted under any circumstances.

HARTRON SETC 2021 Exam Pattern 

HARTRON SETC test 2021 Exam Pattern is given below which will give information about the type of questions asked, time given to go through the examination, etc.

Number of questions50 questions
Type of questionsMultiple-choice questions

Candidates can go through the above exam pattern and can start preparing for their exams accordingly.

HARTRON SETC 2021 Eligibility Criteria

HARTRON SETC 2021 Eligibility Criteria is mentioned below:

  • The candidate should be existing/newly recruited Clerks/Clerk-cum Computer Operator/Office Associate/Clerk-cum-Data Entry Operator/Steno-typist/Data Entry Operator/Clerk-cum-Typist of Government Departments/Boards/Corporations/Agencies etc. of State of Haryana for appearing in SETC test.
  • Fitting in the eligibility criteria is a must otherwise taking this examination is of no use as it is specific to the people working for Govt. of Haryana and that too in specified fields.

General instructions to be noted to apply for SETC  2021 Examination criteria:

  • A clerk is exempted from SETC phase 1 exam( computer knowledge test), if he or she has acquired the necessary computer knowledge certificate from the approved authorized agencies i.e HARTRON, NIELIT, HKCL, etc.
  • If any employee has passed Computer Knowledge test and typing test (on the computer) in one language, then he/she is exempted from computer knowledge test if he/she wishes to pass the test in another language.
  • Candidates with degrees in M.Tech / B.Tech Computers / MCA / BCA / Diploma in Computers from any recognized institute, including polytechnics, can apply without any online test.
  • Candidates with Haryana State certificate in IT from HKCL can also directly apply without SETC Part 1 Computer Test.

HARTRON SETC 2021 Syllabus

Candidates can check the HARTRON SETC syllabus 2021 from the points given below:

Part-I: An objective type Computer Knowledge Test comprising of 50 questions with four options of answers in the English language only. The pass percentage for Computer Knowledge Test will be 50%. Following are the field of knowledge from where questions would be framed:
  • PowerPoint
  • Internet
  • WWW and Web Browsers
  • Introduction to E-mail
  • Introduction to Computer
  • Introduction to Windows
  • Word Processing
  • Spread-Sheet
Part-II: Typing Speed 30 words per minute in English and 25 wordIf s per minute in Hindi converted with equivalent key depressions in both cases, as the typing speed would be tested on the computer. Speed test in typing in English and/or Hindi of five min duration.
  • An applicant has to appear for speed test in typing in English or Hindi or both the languages. The candidate should specify his/her language option(s) for the speed test.
  • The Hindi typing test will be conducted in the KRUTI DEV 010 font. Typing Test will be conducted of such candidates only, who will pass the Computer Knowledge Test (Part-I) or one who is exempted.

Candidates must have to prepare according to the Official HARTRON SETC 2020 Syllabus PDF.

HARTRON SETC 2021 Result

HARTRON SETC Result 2021 has been declared by HARTRON and on their official website. All the candidates who have appeared for the examination are supposed to keep a check on the website after the exam has been held.

  • Through result, the candidate will get to know the marks obtained.
  • Candidates can check their scorecard accordingly.
  • If any correction found in the scorecard, the candidate should immediately contact the helpline.
  • Only qualified candidates will proceed to the next step which is counselling.
NOTE: The result of the given slots will be announced within 10 days after the date of test and certificates will be despatched after the declaration of result.

HARTRON SETC 2021 Cutoff

HARTRON will release the list of the qualified candidates of both the sections. As per 2019, candidates can check the minimum qualifying cut off to clear the exam from below:

Part-I: Total questions in the paper is 50 in which candidates have to score at least 50% marks for Computer Knowledge.
Part-II: Second Part of the test is for checking Typing speed of candidate in which candidates have to score at least 30 WPM in English and 25 WPM in Hindi.

Issuance of Certificate for HARTRON SETC 2021

Those candidates who qualify both the tests ( Paper 1 and Paper 2) and exempted category who will only attempt Typing test on the computer (Paper 2), shall be awarded a certificate issued by the Haryana State Electronics Development Corporation Limited on behalf of State Government. In the certificate the language of typing test passed will be specified.

HARTRON SETC 2021 Highlights

Candidates can check the highlights of HARTRON SETC exam 2020 through given below details:

Exam Name


Conducting Body

Haryana State Electronics Development Corporation Limited (HARTRON)


State Level


State Eligibility Test in Computer Appreciation & Applications (SETC)

HARTRON Official website


Exam Mode

Online (CBT)

Exam Purpose

The Exam is organized as post requisite qualification for Clerks, Steno-typists, Junior Scale stenographers & Senior Scale Stenographers

HARTRON State Eligibility Test in Computer Appreciation & Applications (SETC)

The State Government has notified the State Eligibility Test in Computer Appreciation & Applications (SETC) as post requisite qualification for Clerks, Steno-typists, Junior Scale-stenographers & Senior Scale- stenographers for grant of first annual increment for newly appointed/ recruited employees and promotion from the post of Class-D and Restorer. HARTRON has been authorized by the State Government for conducting SETC test for Government employees on behalf of State Government.

Haryana State Electronics Development Corporation Limited (HARTRON)

HARTRON is committed to providing right tools, right techniques & right methodologies to ensure that even the common people can contribute & participate in optimizing & enhancing Haryana, the Corporation has been a pioneer in Information Technology and has several prestigious projects to its credit. Hartron was the first organisation that undertook the voter Identity Cards Projects in India. The identity cards project was the largest database application in India, where the details of voters were to be maintained along with their photographs. The project was executed with the highest accuracy of 98% in India, which is a record.

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HARTRON SETC Important Dates

HARTRON SETC 2021 Exam Date23 Oct 2021 (Tentative)
HARTRON SETC 2021 Form Date21 Aug - 25 Sep 2021 (Tentative)
HARTRON SETC 2021 Result13 Nov 2021 (Tentative)

Haryana Hartron State Eligibility Test in Computer Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:


Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:


Paper 2
Exam Duration:


Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :


Negative Marking:



Instructions:This is a typing test which consists of 30 words per minute in English and 25 words per minute in Hindi.

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when will be setc January 2021 result out

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Form Start Date:

21 Aug 2021

Form End Date:

25 Sep 2021

The forms will open on 21 Aug 2021



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