LBS Centre for Science & Technology STATE ELIGIBILITY TEST – SET 2010
dated 6/2/2010) In order to ensure the standards of teachingin Higher Secondary Course, the Government have decided to conduct the State Eligibility Test for the candidates to be selected as Higher Secondary School Teachers and Non-Vocational Teachers. A pass in the State Eligibility Test (SET) is stipulated as a mandatory requirement for appointment as Higher Secondary School Teachers in the State as per the Special Rules in force.
As per G.O.(Rt) No.427/10/Gl.Edn. dated 27/01/2010 and G.O.(Rt) No.587/10/Gl.Edn. dated 6/2/2010 the Government have entrusted the Director, LBS Centre for Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram for the conduct of the SET 2010 on the basis of a syllabusapproved by the Board of Examinations for the conduct of State Eligibility Test. Candidates are requested to go through the Prospectus carefully to get themselves acquainted with the rules and regulations before submitting the application online and filling up the enclosed application form.
There shall be two papers for the SET 2010 .
Paper I is common for all candidates.It consists of two parts. Part (A) is General Knowledge and Part (B) is Aptitude in Teaching.
Paper II shall be a test based on the subject of specialisation of the candidate at the Post Graduate (PG) Level.
Subjects for SET
There shall be 37 subjects for the Paper 2 of SET as listed.
Duration of the Test The duration of the Test shall be 120 minutes for each paper.
2.4 Number of questions and marks
There shall be 120 questions for Paper I with 60 questions each for Part A and Part B. Each question shall carry 1 mark.
There shall be 120 questions carrying one mark each for the subjects under Paper II except for Mathematics and Statistics. For Mathematics/Statistics there shall be only 80 questions carrying 1.5 marks each.
2.5 The questions of both the papers shall be objective in nature and based on single response, ie; for each question four suggested responses (A, B, C, D) will be given of which only one will be the most appropriate answer and the candidates will have to select and mark their response in the appropriate space provided in the OMR Answer Sheets.
2.6 For each correct response the candidates will be awarded 1 mark in both the Papers except for Mathematics and Statistics for which each correct response will be awarded 1.5 marks. Marking more than one response against a question shall be deemed as incorrect answer. For every incorrect answer 1/4th of the mark assigned to the correct answer to that question shall be deducted from the total marks secured by the candidate for the Paper concerned.
Detailed instructions for marking the OMR Sheets will be issued separately.
3. Requirement for Pass
To pass the State Eligibility Test, a candidate shall score
i) at least 35 percent of marks for Paper I and Paper II separately and
ii) at least 50 percent of the aggregate marks of Paper I and Paper II, which is calculated as follows
Marks secured for ( Paper I + Paper II)
Maximum marks for (Paper I + Paper II) X 100
In computing marks fraction shall be rounded off to the first two decimal places in the only. No rounding off of marks shall be made for calculating the pass percentage for Paper I and Paper II separately.
The syllabus prescribed for the Test will be based on the core areas in the syllabi in the concerned subjects followed by the Universities in Kerala. The approved syllabi of the subjects concerned for SET-2010 is available in the official website of the LBS Centre
|Distribution of Application through Notified Head Post Offices||15/3/2010
17/4/2010 -5 PM
|DiLast Date of Receipt of Application||17/4/2010|
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