Uttarakhand State Eligibility Test

Form Date: 01 Oct - 31 Oct 2020 (Tentative)

Pen & Paper Mode

Form Date: 01 Oct - 31 Oct 2020

USET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 1,000
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Kumaun University, Nanital (KU)

USET 2020 : Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card

Updated On - July 26 2020 by Akriti Maurya

USET 2020 also known as the Uttarakhand State Eligibility Test is organised by the Kumaun University. The exam is conducted for the vacancy of Assistant Professor in various universities of Uttarakhand State. The exam is held once a year at the State level. As per the earlier information, the Application Form will be released online and the exam will be held in the Offline mode. The candidates can check the other relevant information regarding the USET 2020 exam below in the article such as the Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card, etc.

USET 2020 Application Form

Before filling the form the candidates must check their eligibility. The USET 2020 Application Form will be released on the official website of the competent authority. 

  • The candidates will have to register themselves and then fill the form.
  • Must give their valid Email Id and contact details.
  • Fill the form with the correct details like Personal Details, Academic detail, etc.
  • Upload the scanned copy of the required documents in the prescribed format only.
  • Make the fee payment and complete the registration process.
  • After filling in the details get the printout of it for further events.

USET 2020 Application Fee

The candidates can check the USET 2020 Application fee details below :

USET 2020 Examination Fee 
Open CategoriesRs 1000/-
SC/ST/OBC(Non-creamy layer)/PWDRs 600/-
Modes of Payment - Candidates can make the payment of application fee through online mode by using credit/debit card, net banking or by cash through bank challan at any branch of SBI.

USET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants seeking to appear for the USET exam must check the eligibility. The USET 2020 Eligibility Criteria are given below in points:

  • Candidates must have passed Master' degree from a recognised board/university.
  • Also, applicants must hold a degree of PG Graduate diploma/ certificate awarded by the Indian University/ Institute or Foreign degree/ Diploma/ Certificate awarded by the Foreign University/ Institute.
  • The aspirants should have a score of 55% marks in Master's degree or equivalent from UGC recognised universities.
  • There is NO upper age bar to apply for this exam.

USET 2020 Exam Pattern

The aspirants can check the USET 2020 Exam Pattern below in the given points:

  • Number of Papers - There will be three papers
  • Number of Questions - 150 Questions, 50 Questions each in Paper 1 and Paper 2 and Paper 3 will be of 75 Questions.
  • Duration of Papers - 300 Minutes where Paper 1- 75 Minutes, Paper 2 - 75 Minutes and Paper 3 - 150 Minutes
  • Marks Allotted - 350 marks

USET 2020 Syllabus

USET 2020 Syllabus consists of the below-given subjects:

  1. Hindi
  2. English
  3. Sanskrit
  4. Geographic
  5. Political Science
  6. Sociology
  7. History
  8. Education
  9. Psychology
  10. Physical Education
  11. Home Science
  12. Defence & Strategic Studies
  13. Music
  14. Earth and Atmospheric Science
  15. Mathematical Sciences
  16. Law
  17. Physical Sciences
  18. Chemical Sciences
  19. Life Science
  20. Commerce
  21. Computer Science and Application
  22. Environmental Science
  23. Management
  24. Drawing and Painting 
  25. Philosophy
  26. Library and Inforamtion Science

USET 2020 Preparation Tips

Candidates must start early preparations to ensure that they cover the entire syllabus on time. Check few preparation tips to fetch good marks in USET.

Tip 1: Make a study plan & accordingly allocate equal time to each subject/topic to study.
Tip 2: Make short notes from the beginning for revision at the last moment.
Tip 3: Acquire good learning resources such as previous year papers, question banks, solved papers, mock tests and utilize them in your preparation strategy.
Tip 4: Solve mock tests to increase the number of good attempts and improve time management during the exam.

USET 2020 Admit Card

USET 2020 Admit Card will be released on the official website of the competent authority after the successful submission of the forms. Candidates can check the below-given details regarding the admit card:

  • It is a mandatory document to be carried to the examination hall as without it entry would not be possible.
  • To download the Hall Ticket the candidates will have to enter required credentials.
  • Applicants must carry the original Id proof like Aadhar Card, PAN Card, etc. along with the Admission Ticket to the exam hall.

USET 2020 Exam Centers

The candidates can check the USET 2020 Test Centers below in the given list:

  1. Almora
  2. Haridwar
  3. Nainital
  4. Haldwani
  5. Dehradun
  6. Pithoragarh
  7. Gopeshwar
  8. Pantnagar
  9. Srinagar Garhwal
  10. Roorkee

USET 2020 Answer Key

The competent authority will release the USET 2020 Answer Key on its official website. The candidates will get an opportunity to challenge the answer key along with the proof. On the basis of the Answer key aspirants will be able to calculate their provisional marks of the entrance exam. If there will be any change in the answer key then the authority will release the final answer key.

USET 2020 Result

USET 2020 Result will be published after the release of the answer key on the official website. The candidates will be selected for admission on the basis of the merit list which will be prepared by the authority. Candidates will be declared qualified if they succeed to qualify in the top 06%. It is mandatory to appear in all three papers and secure a minimum of 40% marks (General category) and a minimum of 35% marks (reserved category) in aggregate marks. 

USET 2020 Certificate

Candidates qualifying Uttarakhand State Eligibility Test are awarded the USET certificate. The certificate is awarded after proper verification of the original documents of the candidates at the counselling round. Those acquiring the USET certificate are eligible to apply for any Assistant Professor jobs in the Universities/Colleges of Uttarakhand.

USET 2020 Highlights

USET 2020 short summary can be checked below in the given table:

Exam NameUttarakhand State Eligibility Test
Conducting BodyKumaon University
Level of ExamState Level
FrequencyOnce a Year

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USET Important Dates

Form Date01 Oct - 31 Oct 2020 (Tentative)

Uttarakhand State Eligibility Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

1 hours 15 minutes

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:



Instructions:In this paper 60 out of 50 questions are compulsory.

Paper 2
Exam Duration:

1 hours 15 minutes

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:


Paper 3
Exam Duration:

2 hours 30 minutes

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:



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Form Start Date:

01 Oct 2020

Form End Date:

31 Oct 2020

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Application Fees:

₹ 1,000

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