KSET Notification for LECTURER / ASSISTANT PROFESSORS – December 2017


Applications are invited from the eligible candidates to appear for Karnataka State Eligibility Test (KSET) for Lecturer / Assistant Professorship – 2017 to be conducted on 31st December, 2017.

Date of Examination : 31st December 2017

* This year (2017) KSET center will be conducting tests in 39 subjects at eleven (11) Nodal Centers spread across the Karnataka state.
* Candidates who qualify the KSET – 2017 are governed by the recruitment rules and regulations stipulated for the Lecturers / Assistant Professors of concerned Universities / Colleges / Institutions (Government/ Aided /Private) of Karnataka State.

Scheme and Date of Examination:
The test will be consisting of three papers. The test for all the three papers will consist of only Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). The test will be held on 31st December, 2017 in two separate sessions as mentioned below:

Paper-I: General Paper is on Teaching and Aptitude:
* This Paper shall be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching / research aptitude of the candidate.
* It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness (relating to Karnataka state geographical, climate, environment, historical, political, social economic, education and technological knowledge) of the candidate.
* Out of 60 questions, only 50 questions to be attempted. If the candidate attempting more than fifty questions, the first fifty questions attempted by the candidate would be evaluated and within that if grace marks awarded at later stage before declaration of the results to any question even if the candidate un-attempted, then such questions will also included in the count while counting the first 50 questions.

Paper-II: Subject Paper:
* This Paper shall consist of questions based on the subject selected by the candidate. Each paper will consist of a Test Booklet containing 50 compulsory Multiple-choice questions (MCQ) of two marks each and maximum marks will be 100.

Paper-III: Subject paper (in depth questions):
This Paper will consist of 75 Multiple-choice (MCQ) compulsory questions from the subject selected by the candidates. Each question will carry two marks and maximum marks will be 150.

This will comprise the following steps for considering a candidate for the eligibility for lectureship:
Stage 1: Top 6% of the appearing candidates who appear in all three papers and secure at least 40% marks in each paper for candidates belonging to General Category and at least 35% marks in each paper for candidates belonging to reserved categories, viz., SC, ST, OBC (belonging to Non creamy layer) and PWD will be declared qualified for eligibility for Assistant Professor by following reservation policy of the State Government.
Stage 2: Qualifying criteria for Eligibility for Assistant Professor.

OBC(Non-Creamy layer, Cat.-I, Cat.-IIA,
Cat.-IIB, Cat.-IIIA, and Cat.- IIIB)
SC 15.00%
ST 7.50%
PWD 3.00%
General(Unreserved) 47.50%

It may be noted that the above qualifying criteria is final and binding.

a) Syllabus: Syllabus for KSET examination will be the same as in UGC/CSIR-NET. Syllabi for all the KSET subjects can be downloaded from the KSET website http://kset.uni-mysore.ac.in. The KSET center, Mysore will not send the syllabus to the candidates individually.
b) In case of any discrepancy found in the Kannada translation of a question booklet the question in English version shall be taken as final

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