USET - Eligibility Criteria

Uttarakhand State Eligibility Test

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

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Form Date: 01 Oct - 31 Oct 2020

USET Eligibility Criteria 2020: Age Limit, Educational Qualifications

Updated On - June 19 2020 by Akriti Maurya

USET Eligibility Criteria 2020 will be released by the Kumaun University, Nainital on its official website along with the prospectus. All aspirants can start applying online once the form will be released. The University sets specific minimum eligibility criteria for applicants to apply for Uttarakhand State Eligibility Test. The eligibility criteria must be fulfilled by the candidate if they wish to apply for the exam. Only those who meet the eligibility norms until the final document verification stage will only be awarded the USET certificate. On the other hand, those who don’t are liable to get their candidature cancelled at any stage. Go through the complete article to know more about USET 2020 Eligibility Requirements.

USET Eligibility Criteria 2020 

The candidates are advised to ensure USET eligibility criteria before filling the online application form as fee once submitted will not be refunded also form will not be accepted. Check the minimum eligibility requirements below:

Age Limit for USET 2020

As far as the basic conditions of eligibility are concerned, the age of the candidate is the first to strike the mind of applicants. However there is no age limitation hence, candidates of any age can apply for the USET 2020 exam. However, age is just one aspect that is exempted as an eligibility condition to appear in USET. Candidates must fulfil other conditions to apply for the exam.

Requirements of Educational Qualifications for USET 2020

Applicants must match the minimum educational qualifications as specified by the Kumaun University to apply for Uttarakhand State Eligibility Test 2020
  • Seeking aspirants must have obtained the Master’s Degree from UGC recognized University.
  • The candidates having Post Graduate diploma/certificate awarded by an Indian University or Foreign University/Institute must produce an equivalent Degree/ Certificate/ Diploma issued by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) can also apply.
  • Candidates must have secured a minimum of 55% aggregate marks for all unreserved categories [50% for the OBC (Non- creamy layer)/SC/ST/PWD (Persons with a disability) category candidates] at PG or equivalent level.
  • PhD degree holders will be liable to get a relaxation of 05% in aggregate marks (i.e. 50%) if their Master’s level exam was completed before 19 September 1991.
  • Candidates who have appeared/will appear in the Master’s Degree exam or are awaiting the results are eligible to apply under specific provisions. They will be considered eligible for the post of Assistant Professor only if have passed their Master’s degree examination with at least 55% (50% for reserved category candidates) and produced the result not more than 02 years after the publication of USET 2020 results.
  • The certificate of USET is only dispatched to candidates as described in the preceding point only after they have produced the results of their Master’s Degree exam.
  • Candidates claiming for reservation based on categories such as SC/ST/OBC/PWD must possess a valid category certificate issued not more than one year ago.
Note - Applicants must note that his/her candidature can be cancelled at any stage it is found that the eligibility of the candidate does not conform or that the information provided in the application form is false.

USET 2020 Application Form

The university will release USET application form 2020 at its official website soon. Those who will fullfil the eligibility criteria, fill the form & submit the fee will only be issued the hall ticket. 

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Form Start Date:

01 Oct 2020

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31 Oct 2020

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