Application invites for West Bengal State Eligibility Test (WB SET) 2014.
Applications are invited from eligible Candidates for the eighteenth State Eligibility Test (SET) for the posts of Assistant Professors and Librarians in Universities and Colleges of West Bengal in the following
Subjects: English(01), Bengali(02), Sanskrit(03), Hindi(04), Urdu(05), Commerce(06), Economics(07),History(08), Philosophy(09), Political Science(10), Education(11), Chemical Sciences(12),Geography(13), Life Sciences(14), Mathematical Sciences(15), Physical Sciences(16), Sociology(17),Psychology(18), Library & Information Science(19), Physical Education(20), Electronic Science(21),Computer Science and Applications(22) and Home Science(23)
Master’s Degree in a relevant subject with at least 55% Marks (50% Marks in respect of SC/ST/PH/VH Candidates) or an equivalent grade preceded by at least a Second Class 3-year Bachelor’s degree from an Indian University /institution recognized by UGC or an equivalent degree from a Foreign University. Candidates pursuing Post Graduate courses are also eligible to appear at SET subject to the condition that they must obtain their Post Graduate degree with 55% or 50% marks, whichever is applicable, within two years from the date of holding of the SET.
1. Candidates are advised to appear in the subject of their post-graduation.
2. The Ph.D. degree holders whose Master’s level examination had been completed by 19th September, 1991 (irrespective of date of declaration of result) shall be eligible for a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks (i.e., from 55% to 50%) for appearing in SET.
3. For Persons with Disability (Visually Challenged candidates) thirty minutes’ extra time shall be provided separately for paper-I and Paper-II. For paper-III, forty five minutes’ extra time shall be provided. They will also be provided the services of a scribe who would be a graduate in a subject other than that in which the candidate is appearing in SET. Those Persons with Disability (Physically Challenged candidates) who are not in a position to write in their own hand can also avail of these services. All such candidates who are willing and eligible to take the assistance of a
scribe must make a prior request (at least three weeks before the date of SET Examination) in writing to the Member Secretary, SET. Extra time and facility of scribe would not be provided to other Persons with Disability (Physically Challenged) candidates.
There is no upper age limit for appearing at the SET. However, for the purpose of recruitment, the relevant Government Order will be applicable.
The minimum marks of 55% or 50%, as the case may be, must not involve any rounding off procedure
Candidates have to visit our web portal www.examinationonline.in/wbcscportal and apply online. On-line Application facility along with the necessary Information will be available from the above-mentioned portal from 18th September, 2014, 12 noon. The last date of submission of Online Application Form is 11th October, 2014, 6 PM. Candidates need not submit any hard copy of their application form, but they should retain a copy for future reference. Incomplete Application Forms are liable to be cancelled without any refund of Application Fees. It may be noted that the on-line Admit Cards will be available two weeks ahead of the date of examination.
Rs. 700/-(plus Rs. 40/- as Bank Charge) for General candidates or Rs. 350/- (plus Rs. 40/- as Bank Charge) for SC/ST/OBC/PH/VH Candidates. The Fee is to be deposited at any Branch of the United Bank of India. Fees once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.
Date of Examination: The Test will be held on Sunday 14.12.2014 and the Test Centres are likely to be at Kolkata, South 24 Pgs (Diamond Harbour), Howrah, North 24 Pgs, Krishnanagar, Burdwan, Rampurhat, Purba Medinipore, Paschim Medinipore, Baharampur, Purulia, Malda, Siliguri, and
Coochbehar The Centres may be changed at the discretion of the Commission. However, the candidates are not allowed to change their option for Test Centre of their own.
DATE OF EXAMINATION : 14TH DECEMBER, 2014
COMMENCEMENT OF ONLINE APPLICATION : 18TH SEPTEMBER, 2014 (12 NOON)
LAST DATE OF ON LINE APPLICATION: 11TH OCTOBER, 2014 (6 PM)
LAST DATE OF FEE PAYMENT AT UBI BRANCHES: 17TH OCTOBER, 2014
THE WEST BENGAL COLLEGE SERVICE COMMISISON
PURTA BHAVAN, DF BLOCK, 3RD FLOOR,
SALT LAKE CITY,
KOLKATA – 700 091
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