WB SET 2019 - Notification, Online Application, Exam Date, Syllabus

WB SET 2019 - All about West Bengal State Eligibility Test (WB SET) ✓ Notification ✓ Application Form ✓ Syllabus ✓ Admit Card ✓ Eligibility ✓ Question Papers ✓ Answer Key ✓ Exam Date ✓ Exam Pattern  ✓ Cut-off Marks ✓ Preparation Tips for the post of Lectureship and JRF (Junior Research Fellowship) respectively for all the applicants of the West Bengal state examination will be held in 2019.

Candidates interested in appearing for the exam should apply only through online process from official website of West Bengal SET i.e. www.wbcsc.ac.in.

The Government has Decided to Conduct The West Bengal State Eligibility Test – West Bengal SET 2019 Exam Once Again in the Current year to help more Number of Candidates to Apply for West Bengal SET 2019 The State Government has announced the SET West Bengal 2019 Latest Schedule now.

The West Bengal SET 2019 will be held as per following schedule

1. Online registration starts from:

2. Submission of registration fee through e-challan starts from:

3. Last date of online registration:

4. Last date for Submission of registration fee through e-challan:

5. Complete the application form and West Bengal load photo by:

6. Entrance Exam Date :

The candidates are required to obtain following minimum marks separately in Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III as given below:
Category Minimum Marks (%) to be obtained
GENERAL 40 (40%) 40 (40%) 75 (50 %)
OBC/ PWD/ SC/ ST 35 (35%) 35 (35%) 60 (40 %)

West Bengal SET 2019 Eligibility Criteria

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.

4. There is no upper age limit for appearing at the SET. However, for the purpose of recruitment, the relevant Government Order will be applicable.

West Bengal SET 2019 Application Form

Candidates are required to apply online application form from the official website . After successfully submission of application form, candidates need to take print out of duly filled application form for future references.

Application Fee:

Registration fee has to be paid through Bank Challan by down loading from  SET website. For further details visit www.wbcsc.ac.in

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.

West Bengal SET 2019 Selection Procedure

1. A person who scores 60% or more in the West Bengal-SET examination will be considered ‘West Bengal SET passed’ or ‘West Bengal-SET qualified’. This will be the qualifying marks for all categories.

2. Negative Marks: There shall be no negative marks for the test.

West Bengal SET 2019 Syllabus

All questions of Paper-II and Paper-III will be compulsory, covering the entire syllabus (including all electives, without options). Syllabi for all SET subjects can be downloaded from the WBCSC Website www.wbcsc.ac.in or www.examinationonline.in/wbcscportal and are at par with the relevant NET syllabus. WBCSC will not send the syllabus to individual candidates.

Paper-I 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 of the candidate. Sixty (60) multiple choice questions of two marks each will be given, out of which the candidate would be required to answer any fifty (50). In the event of the candidate attempting more than fifty questions, the first fifty questions attempted by the candidate would be evaluated.

Paper-II shall consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions based on the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks.

Paper-III will consist of 75 objective type compulsory questions from the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks. All questions of Paper-II and Paper-III will be compulsory, covering the entire syllabus (including all electives, without options) for the subject concerned.

The candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III on the OMR sheet provided along with the Test Booklet.

West Bengal SET  2019 Hall Ticket

✓ Examination Hall Ticket will be provided online to all candidates 10 days prior to the date of the examination. Candidates have to click the link “Download Examination Hall Ticket”. Provide Registration Number and print the online Examination Hall Ticket.

✓ Candidates have to download and get a printout of the Examination Hall Ticket. It will not be sent to the candidates by post.

✓ Candidate must carry the Examination Hall Ticket and also one additional photo identity such as a Driving License, Voter ID, College/University Identity Card, PAN Card, etc, to the examination center on the day of the examination.

✓ If your Examination Hall Ticket does not display the image of your photograph, you have to paste the photo at the appropriate place and get it attested from a competent authority.

✓ The candidate is not allowed in to the examination hall without the Examination Hall Ticket.

✓ Please confirm that your Name, Subject, Centre, etc, shown in the Examination Hall Ticket arecorrect. If there is any error in the Examination Hall Ticket please contact SET officeimmediately and submit a written application. Otherwise SET Office will not be responsible formaking necessary corrections and will not be responsible for providing benefits or for lossarising out of these to the candidates.

Procedure to download West Bengal SET 2019 Hall Ticket Online

1:- Log on to the official website www.wbcsc.ac.in.

2:- Follow the link of “Examination” and click on 'Hall Ticket'.

3:- Enter Registration Number in the space provided.

4:- Hall Ticket/Admit Card will be show on your screen.

5:- Print-copy or Download in your computer.

Steps to fill Online West Bengal SET 2019 Application Form

STEP#01: Log on to official website of West Bengal SET. to apply online for West Bengal SET.

STEP#02: Read the instructions.

STEP#03: Apply for Registration.

STEP#04: Fill and edit West Bengal SET 2015 online application form.

STEP#05: West Bengalload photograph and signature.

STEP#06: Review and verify your application.

STEP#07: Print bank challan

STEP#08: Deposit fee in SBI bank

STEP#09: West Bengaldate challan information on official website

STEP#10: Print confirmation page

STEP#11:  Submit it to District Education Officer.

Contact Address : Purta Bhavan, DF Block, Sector - I, 3rd Floor, Salt Lake, Kolkata - 700 091

Contact Numbers: +91 33 2337-2920

Email Id : 

Official Website : www.wbcsc.ac.in

Click here to download : Prospectus | Notification | Syllabus



  2. please send answer key Paper 1 Series A

  3. also Physical Education Subject Paper II & Paper II

  4. please tell me the last date of wbset 2016 exam.

  5. Can u tell me the application date of net exam


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