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Wbset 2019

State Eligibility Test (SET) for Assistant Professor – WBCSC

West Bengal College Service Commission will be conducting the 22nd State Eligibility Test (SET) for the post of Assistant Professor.

About the Commission

The West Bengal College Service Commission was established by an Act passed in the West Bengal Legislative Assembly in 1979.

Its main functions are to select and recommend Assistant Professors, Librarians, and Principals to all (nearly 450) the Government-aided Colleges in West Bengal, as well as to conduct the State Eligibility Test (SET). The Act of 1979 was revised in 2012 and 2017.

Examination Name

State Eligibility Test (SET) for the Post of Assistant Professor.

West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC) is inviting application from the eligible candidates for UGC Accredited State Eligibility Test (SET) for the Post of Assistant Professor.

Eligible and interested candidates can apply Online only through the official website of the West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC) (Link Given Below).

See Eligibility Criteria mentioned Below.

State Eligibility Test (SET) Details 2019

Subjects for State Eligibility Test (SET)

English, Bengali, Sanskrit, Hindi, Urdu, Commerce, Economics, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Education, Chemical Sciences, Geography, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Sociology, Psychology, Library & Information Science, Physical Education, Electronic Science, Computer Science, Home Science, Santhali, Mass Communication & Journalism. Anthropology, Earth, Atmosphere, Ocean & Planetary Sciences, Music, Law and Nepali.

Educational Qualification

The Educational Qualification for the test is given below.

  • Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (50% marks for OBC/EWS/SC/ST/PWD candidates) in Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination from recognized Universities/ Institutions.
  • Candidates who are pursuing their Master’s degree or equivalent course or candidates who have appeared for their qualifying Master’s degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this test.
  • The Ph.D. degree holders whose Master’s level examination had been completed by 19th September 1991 (irrespective of the date of declaration of result) will be eligible for a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks (i.e. from 55% to 50%).

Age Limit

There is no upper age limit to apply for the State Eligibility Test (SET).

The candidates who qualify the State Eligibility Test (SET) will be eligible for the post of Assistant Professor in Universities and Colleges of West Bengal only.

Selection Process

Selection of candidates will be through the State Eligibility Test (SET) consisting of two papers i.e., Paper-I & Paper-II.

The Test for both Paper-I & Paper-II will be held on 19th January 2020. The Test will be conducted at various centers of different districts of West Bengal.

See more details on the Official Notification is given below.

Exact Date, Time and Venue for examination/interview will be intimated to the eligible candidates in due course as well as such information will be also available in the official website of West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC).

Examination Fee

Examination fees for general candidates are Rs.1000

Examination fees for OBC/EWS candidates are Rs.500

Examination fees for SC/ST/PWD/Transgender candidates are Rs.250

Important Dates

Online Application starts: 2nd September 2019

Online Application Last date: 30th September 2019

See HOW TO APPLY and other details on the Official Notification is given below.

View Official Notification

Apply Online


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For a detailed ad, see the Official Notification.

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