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WB SET

West Bengal State Eligibility Test

Form Date: 14 Aug - 11 Sep 2021 (Tentative)

Pen & Paper Mode

Form Date: 14 Aug - 11 Sep 2021

WB SET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 1,000
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC)

WB SET 2021: Application form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern

Updated On - June 07 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

WB SET 2021 Application Form for the admission process will start tentatively from September 2021. West Bengal State Eligibility Test is conducted annually at the State Level. West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC) conducts the state eligibility test for providing the position of Assistant Professor to eligible Indian Nationals. Candidates can download the hall ticket from the official website.  The applicants can read the complete article to know about WBSET 2021 Notifications, Application Form, eligibility, etc. 

WB SET 2021 Exam Status

Candidates can check the WB SET 2021 exam status from the below table:

ParticularsStatus
Exam statusOfficial notification is yet to release

WB SET 2021 Important Dates

Candidates can take a look at all the important dates for West Bengal SET Exam 2021 from below.

WB SET 2020Important Dates
Commencement of Online ApplicationSeptember 2021
Conduction of examinationDecember 2021
Release of Answer keyDecember 2021
Declaration of the final resultJanuary 2022
Note: All the information on the page is provided as per WB SET 2020. Keep visiting the page for all the updates.

WB SET 2021 Application Form

The WB SET 2021 online application form will be released on the official website. The candidates must fulfil the eligibility criteria to avoid the rejection of the form. Candidates can check the details about West Bengal SET 2021 Application Form below in the given points:
  • The application form was available Online only.
  • Candidates can fill the application form by visiting the official website of WBCSC.
  • Firstly, candidates have to register themselves by entering their details like Name, Mobile no, E-mail, DoB, etc. 
  • After registration is done, click on "Apply now."
  • The application form will be visible. Fill the form with the personal details, academic details, etc.
  • Applicants have to upload the required documents and scanned images of passport-sized photographs (size 4KB - 40KB) and signature (size 4KB - 30KB) in JPG format.
  • After uploading all the necessary documents, candidates have to pay the application fee and submit the WBSET 2021 application form.
  • To avoid the last-minute rush, the candidates are advised to apply early enough.
  • The candidates can submit only one application form. Multiple application forms will be rejected.
  • Candidates have to select any two centers as per their preference for the examination of WB SET.
  • The applicants are advised to take the printout of the form for future use.

WB SET 2021 Application Fee

The West Bengal State Eligibility test 2021 application fee must be successfully paid online before the last date. Once an aspirant has deposited the application fee, it will be non-refundable. The candidates can check the application fee for different categories in the table below:
WB SET Registration Fee 2021
CategoryFee Amount 
General/URRs. 1000/-
Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy layer)/EWSRs. 500/-
SC/ST/PWD/TransgenderRs. 250/-
Mode of Payment: The application fee can be paid through Online & Offline modes. The details for both are given below:
  • Online - Payment of fee can be made via Debit card/Credit card or Net Banking.
  • Offline - The candidates can make the payment by e-challan generated during the application form's online filling.  In the case of e-challan, the payment should be made at any branch of the United Bank of India (the Bank charges Rs. 48 including GST).
Note-  Fee submitted by any other mode like money order, demand draft, IPO, etc., will be rejected. The fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.

WB SET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates must check the West Bengal SET 2021 eligibility Before they apply for the exam. The details regarding the WB State Eligibility Test is given below point-wise:
  • Age Limit Criteria: There is no upper age limit for applying for WB SET 2021 entrance exam.
  • Educational Qualification:
    • A minimum of 55% marks (for general category) in their Mater's Degree or equivalent examination from the Universities/Institutions recognized by UGC.
    • Those belonging to OBC ( non-creamy layer)/ SC/ ST/ PWD/EWS (Economically Weaker Section)/transgender category must have secured at least 50% marks in Master’s degree or equivalent examination are also eligible for the exam.
    • Aspirants pursuing their Master's degree or equivalent course or who have appeared for their final year examination and whose result is still awaited or whose qualifying examination has been delayed can also apply for the exam.
    • The PhD degree holders whose Master’s level examination was completed by 19 September 1991 are eligible for a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks for appearing in SET.
    • Candidates must appear in the subject of their post-graduation only. The candidates whose post-graduation subject is not covered in the subjects' list may appear in a related subject.

WB SET 2021 Exam Pattern

The candidates must be aware of the WB SET 2021 exam pattern before starting the exam preparation. The paper pattern for the same is given below:
 SET Exam West Bengal Question Paper
Mode of Examination

Offline (pen-paper based test) 

Duration of Exam

180 minutes (three hours)

Number of Questions
150 questions
Number of Papers
Two, Paper I & Paper II
Total Marks
300 marks
Marking Scheme
+2 marks for each correct answer (No Negative Marking)
Type of Questions
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Note- The answer marked should be with a Black-ball pen only.

WB SET 2021 Syllabus

The WB SET Syllabus 2021 comprises topics from various subjects. Candidates can opt for any one of the 30 subjects. The candidates can check the list of WB SET 2021 Syllabus subjects below:
  • English
  • Bengali
  • Sanskrit
  • Hindi
  • Urdu
  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Education
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Geography
  • Life Sciences
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
  • Sociology
  • Library & Information Science
  • Physical Education
  • Electronic Science
  • Computer Science
  • Home Science
  • Santhali
  • Earth, Atmospheric, Oceanography & Planetary Sciences
  • Music
  • Law
  • Nepali
  • Journalism & Mass Communication
  • Anthropology
  • Psychology

The applicants are advised to appear in the subject of their post-graduation only.  Those candidates whose PG subject is not covered in the above list of subjects may appear in a related subject:

  1. For Mathematical Sciences, the holders of Master’s degree in Mathematics/ Pure Mathematics/Statistics are eligible/Applied Mathematics.
  2. For Life Sciences, candidates having Master’s Degree in Biological Science/ Botany / Zoology / Animal Science  / Molecular Biology / BioChemistry/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology/Physiology and other related subjects are eligible.
  3.  For Library Science, those who are having M.Lib./M.LIS. The degree is eligible.
  4. For Physical Education, the candidates having M.P.Ed. The degree is eligible.

WB SET 2021 Preparation Tips

West Bengal State Eligibility Test is an important examination for those who wish to join the teaching field. WB SET exam is not an easy examination to crack, but the result will be good if the preparation is done. The preparation of WB SET requires proper guidance and knowledge about the exam.

  • Decide the subjects aspirants wish to appear for the exam. Assemble the basic information for the same subject as eligibility, books, exam pattern, syllabus, papers.
  • Start the preparation for the Paper 1 syllabus because it is simpler in comparison to Paper 2. It is easy to identify the pattern of the question for Paper 1.
  • Several online coaching institutes and apps provide exam strategies and preparation tips, along with study material.
  • Solve questions based on the topics given in the syllabus.

WB SET 2021 Admit Card

The candidates can download the WB SET admit card 2021 from the official website. The details about WB State Eligibility Test admit card is given below:
  • The admit card will be available on the official website of WBCSC "www.wbcsconline.in".
  • No, the admit card/Hall ticket will be sent by post to any candidate.
  • The applicants will not be allowed to enter the examination centre without the WB SET admit card 2021.
  • Get the xerox of the Admission Ticket for further use.
  • The candidates must bring a photo identity card and the WB SET admit card 2021 on the day of examination.

WB SET Result 2021

After displaying the answer key, WBCSC will declare the WB SET result 2021 over its official website.

  • Candidates have to enter their login credentials to view their results.
  • Top 6% of the appearing candidates who will appear in both the papers and secure at least 40% aggregate marks ( for General category )and 35% aggregate marks (for SC/ST/OBC-Non-Creamy Layer)/EWS/PWD/Transgender will be declared qualified for eligibility for Assistant Professor by following the reservation policy of the Government of West Bengal.

WB SET 2021 Answer Key

The West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC), the conducting authority of WB SET 2021, will display the final answer key of all the papers on the official website of WBCSC. The details regarding WBSET 2021 answer key is listed below:

  • WEBSITE 2021 Answer Key will be uploaded on the portal of the WBCSC.
  • Candidates can challenge the provisional answer key through online mode only.
  • The feedback of answer keys will be accepted only through the e-mail Id.
  • The WBCSC’s decision on the feedback of answer keys shall be final, and the result will be declared based on the final answer keys.
  • No grievance about answer key(s) after the declaration of the result of SET will be entertained. 

WB SET 2021 Expected Cut off

WB SET 2021 exam shall be conducted till January 2021 for shortlisting candidates for Assistant Professor across the Universities and Colleges of West Bengal only. In the WB SET 2018, the highest WB SET cut off was Psychology - 70.67 (general) while the lowest cut off was for Nepali - 49.33 (general). Candidates can check WB SET 2021 Expected cut off from the table below:

WB SET 2021 Expected Cut Off - Subject and Category Wise

 

SUBJECT  CODE
SUBJECT 
GENERAL  (UR) 
OBC-A 
OBC-B 
EWS 
SC 
ST 
PWD 
TRANS 
GENDER
01 
ENGLISH 
50.67 
46.67 
48.67 
46.00 
44.00 
42.00 
39.33
 
02 
BENGALI 
57.33 
52.00 
54.67 
50.00 
50.00 
43.33 
41.33
 
03 
SANSKRIT 
55.33 
51.33 
53.33 
50.00 
50.67 
49.33 
46.67
 
04 
HINDI 
52.67 
47.33 
51.33 
49.33 
48.00 
44.67 
45.33
 
05 
URDU 
60.00 
54.67 
48.67 
49.33 
  
43.33
 
06 
COMMERCE 
55.33 
52.00 
52.67 
49.33 
49.33 
47.33 
44.00
 
07 
ECONOMICS 
60.00 
50.67 
54.00 
52.00 
52.67 
46.67 
48.67
 
08 
HISTORY 
51.33 
46.67 
48.67 
46.67 
45.33 
40.67 
42.00
 
09 
PHILOSOPHY 
60.67 
58.00 
57.33 
54.67 
54.00 
48.00 
47.33
 
10 
POLITICAL SCIENCE 
54.00 
49.33 
52.00 
48.67 
46.67 
43.33 
43.33
 
11 
EDUCATION 
53.33 
49.33 
50.00 
48.00 
47.33 
43.33 
40.67 
40.67
12 
CHEMICAL SCIENCES 
51.33 
46.67 
49.33 
46.00 
45.33 
47.33 
42.00
 
13 
GEOGRAPHY 
51.33 
47.33 
48.67 
46.67 
46.00 
42.67 
42.00
 
14 
LIFE SCIENCES 
54.00 
50.67 
51.33 
49.33 
48.00 
45.33 
40.00
 
15 
MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES 
50.00 
46.00 
48.00 
46.00 
44.00 
41.33 
41.33
 
16 
PHYSICAL SCIENCES 
49.33 
45.33 
47.33 
45.33 
43.33 
43.33 
42.00
 
17 
SOCIOLOGY 
56.00 
53.33 
54.00 
52.00 
48.00 
48.67 
35.33
 
18 
PSYCHOLOGY 
68.00 
62.00 
65.33 
 
60.67 
56.67
  
19 
LIBRARY & INFORMATION SCIENCE 
47.33 
46.67 
46.00 
42.00 
42.67 
40.00 
42.00
 
20 
PHYSICAL EDUCATION 
54.00 
48.67 
50.67 
49.33 
48.67 
43.33 
43.33 
43.33
21 
ELECTRONIC SCIENCE 
58.67 
46.00 
54.00 
54.00 
50.00 
 
44.00
 
22 
COMPUTER SCIENCE AND APPLICATIONS 
54.00 
49.33 
50.67 
48.00 
48.67 
48.00 
46.00
 
23 
HOME SCIENCE 
51.33 
46.00 
49.33 
47.33 
46.67 
43.33 
41.33
 
24 
SANTALI 
52.67 
 
47.33 
48.00 
48.67 
48.00 
39.33
 
25 
MASS COMMUNICATION & JOURNALISM 
54.67 
52.00 
52.00 
49.33 
52.67 
44.67 
38.67
 
26 
ANTHROPOLOGY 
58.00 
54.67 
51.33 
52.67 
54.67 
44.00
  
27 
EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, OCEAN AND PLANETARY SCIENCES 
56.67 
49.33 
51.33 
50.67 
51.33 
54.67
  
28 
MUSIC 
59.33 
42.67 
44.67 
55.33 
52.00 
40.67 
48.67
 
29 
LAW 
56.67 
50.67 
54.67 
51.33 
48.67 
45.33 
42.67
 
30 
NEPALI 
47.33 
 
42.67 
 
35.33 
39.33
  
 

Candidates can download WB SET 2020 Information brochure pdf here.

WB SET 2021 Highlights (Basic Information)

Candidates can go through the important points of the article for a quick review given below in the table:

Examination Name

West Bengal State Eligibility Test

Acronym

WB SET 

Conducted By

West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC)

Courses Offered

Assistant Professor

Examination Type

State-Level

Examination Mode

Offline (PBT)

WB SET Official Website

https://www.wbcsconline.in/

Purpose

To provide the position of Assistant Professor to the eligible candidates in West Bengal universities and colleges.

Stay connected for more updates regarding WBSET 2021.

About West Bengal College Service Commission 

The WBCSC was established by an Act passed in the West Bengal Legislative Assembly in 1979. The main function is to select & recommend Librarians, Principals & Assistant Professors to the Govt.-aided colleges in the West Bengal state. Also, it conducts the State Eligibility Test to test the eligibility of the candidates for different posts.

About West Bengal State Eligibility Test

The West Bengal College Service Commission is conducting the SET entrance examination since 1994 on behalf of the West Bengal Govt.  In the year 2017, UGC accredited the WBCSC for conduction of three SET(s) for the years 2017, 2018 & 2019. The exam is organized at the State level once a year. State Eligibility Test is organized to check the applicants' eligibility for the various posts of Assistant Professors, Librarians & Principals.

 

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WB SET Important Dates

TitleDates
WB SET 2020 Form Date14 Aug - 11 Sep 2021 (Tentative)

West Bengal State Eligibility Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

1 hours

Total Marks:

100

Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:

No

S.No
Subjects
Questions
Marks
Total
1---502100
Paper 2
Exam Duration:

2 hours

Total Marks:

200

Question Paper Type :

---

Negative Marking:

No

S.No
Subjects
Questions
Marks
Total
1---1002200

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Form Start Date:

14 Aug 2021

Form End Date:

11 Sep 2021

The forms will open on 14 Aug 2021

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