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West Bengal College Service Commission notifies SET 2014

The West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC), Kolkata, announces State Eligibility Test SET 2014 for the Posts of Assistant Professor and Librarian in Universities and Colleges of West Bengal 2014

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)

Eligibility: 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

Notes:

1) Candidates are advised to appear in the subject of their post-graduation

2) The PhD 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

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 Exam) 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

Application Form

Candidates have to visit our web portal www.examinationonline.in/wbcscportal and apply online

Online Application facility along with the necessary Information will be available from the above mentioned portal from 18th September 2014 12.00 noon

The last date of submission of Online Application Form is 11th October 2014, 06.00 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

Fees Details

Fee 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 Exam

The Test will be held on 14th December 2014 (Sunday) 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

General Notes

  1. i) Any legal dispute pertaining to the SET shall be within the jurisdiction of High Court at Kolkata only
  2. ii) In order to avoid last minute rush, candidates are advised to apply well before the last date

             iii) The qualified candidates are eligible to apply for the post of Assistant Professor and Librarian only in the Universities/Colleges of

                   West Bengal as per UGC Guide lines

  1. a) For Mathematical Sciences, candidates having Master’s degree in Pure and Applied Mathematics or Statistics are eligible
  2. b) For Life Sciences, candidates having Master’s Degree in Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Bio-Chemistry, Biotechnology, Physiology and other related subjects are eligible
  3. c) For Library Science, candidates having M.Lib/M.LIS degree are eligible
  4. d) For Physical Education, candidates having B.P.Ed and M.P.Ed are eligible
  5. iv) Before submitting the application, candidates are advised to satisfy themselves that they fulfill all the eligibility conditions laid down for appearing at the SET to avoid rejection of their
  6. v) The Admit Card generated on-line with photograph will be Provisional
  7. vi) There will be no negative marking for any paper

Important Dates

Commencement of Online Application: 18th Sept 2014 (12.00 Noon)

Last date Online Application: 11th October 2014 (06.00 PM)

Last date of fee payment at UBI Branches: 17th October 2014

Date of Examination: 14th December 2014

The West Bengal College of Service Commission (WBCDC)

Purta Bhavan, DF Block, 3rd Floor, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700091

18th State Eligibility Test (SET) for the posts of Assistant Professor and Librarian in Universities & College of West Bengal (Accredited by University of Grants Commission), Website www.wbcsc.ac.in