KSET - Syllabus

Karnataka State Eligibility Test

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KSET 2020 Syllabus: Important Subject-Wise Topics, Pattern, Tips

Updated On - July 06 2020 by Latika Kalra

KSET 2020 Syllabus is released by the Moulya Bhavan, University of Mysore. The syllabus of Karnataka SET examination will be the same as of UGC/CSIR-NET. KSET 2020 is a state-level examination organised annually. Eligible candidates will be offered a Lecturer and Assistant Professorship post in various universities/ colleges/ Institutions (Government/Aided/Private) in Karnataka State. Candidates can check the complete syllabus of KSET 2020 examination from the article. Students can also download KSET 2020 Syllabus pdf given below.

KSET 2020 Syllabus

Candidates should know the complete syllabus of Karnataka State Eligibility Test (KSET) to score well in the examination. Hence, the subject-wise syllabus of KSET 2020 is given below. Applicants can download the KSET 2020 Syllabus PDF for all the 39 subjects from the table below:

Karnataka Syllabus PDF
Subject CodeSubjectSyllabus PDF
00General PaperClick Here
01CommerceClick Here
02KannadaClick Here
03EconomicsClick Here
04EnglishClick Here
05Political ScienceClick Here
06HistoryClick Here
07SociologyClick Here
08GeographyClick Here
09HindiClick Here
10ManagementClick Here
11Tourism AdministrationClick Here
12EducationClick Here
13Library & Information ScienceClick Here
14Mass Communication & JournalismClick Here
15PsychologyClick Here
16Social WorkClick Here
17CriminologyClick Here
18LawClick Here
19SanskritClick Here
20Physical EducationClick Here
21Folk LiteratureClick Here
22UrduClick Here
23Public AdministrationClick Here
24Computer Science & ApplicationsClick Here
25Physical ScienceClick Here
26Mathematical Science Click Here
27Chemical ScienceClick Here
28Life ScienceClick Here
29Environmental ScienceClick Here
30Home ScienceClick Here
31Electronic ScienceClick Here
32Earth ScienceClick Here
33ArchaeologyClick Here
34AnthropologyClick Here
35MarathiClick Here
36PhilosophyClick Here
37Women StudiesClick Here
38LinguisticsClick Here
39Performing ArtsClick Here
Note: In case of any discrepancy found in the Kannada translation of a question paper, the question in English version can be taken as final.

KSET 2020 Exam Pattern

Check the information about the KSET 2020 Exam Pattern from the given below table to get an idea about the question paper structure:

KSET Paper Pattern 2020
Exam ModeOffline(Pen-Paper Based Test) mode 
Duration3 hours
Type of QuestionMCQ Type
Total Marks300 marks
Number of Question150 questions
Marking Scheme

+2 marks with each correct answer 

-1 marks with each incorret answer

Paper-Wise Marks distribution:

PaperMarksNumber of Question
Paper 1100 marks50 questions
Paper 2200 marks100 questions

KSET 2020 Important Books

Given below are the preparation books to related to the preparation for KSET 2020:-

Author NameBook Name
Pratiyogita KiranKiran’s NTA UGC – Net
General Paper-I
2005-2018 Solved Paper
Mr S.P. Sajjan, Mr. Shrikant HiremathUGC-NET/JRF/SET solved
previous years question papers
from J2015 to J2018
K V S MadaanNTA UGC NET/SET/JRF – Paper 1:
Teaching and Research Aptitude

How to Prepare for KSET 2020 examination?

There are total 39 subjects in KSET for which candidates have to prepare and the preparation differs according to the nature and requirement of the subject. Hence, various tips to crack KSET examination is mentioned below:

  • Use memory improvement techniques such as Mnemonics
  • Candidates must prepare for Languages by reading material in different languages.
  • They should refer and Solve previous years question papers.
  • Practice is mandatory for subjects that require Arithmetic calculations like Mathematics, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Physics and Chemistry.
  • Applicants must develop a Plan and divide the time according to the dificulty level of the subjects.

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