Himachal Pradesh State Eligibility Test (SET) 2013: Exam Date

Oct 17, 2013 14:31 IST

    Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPSC) has announced the date of examination of State Eligibility Test 2013 (SET 2013). The HPSC will organize the SET 2013 on 27 October 2013 at notified centers of four districts of Shimla, Solan, Mandi and Dharamashala (Kangra).

    HPSC had notified for Himachal Pradesh State Eligibility Test (SET) 2013 on 20 May 2013 and accepted the online application till 18 June 2013 for the same.

    HPSC holds State Eligibility Test to determine the eligibility for lectureship in universities and colleges located within the ambit of the state of Himachal Pradesh during the month of September/October every year.

    Eligibility for SET

    HPSC conducts the State Eligibility Test in 20 different subjects and persons applying for the exam must have secured at least 55% marks in their post graduation or equivalent examination. However, candidates from reserved categories and disabled candidates, which is 50% marks in their post graduation of equivalent examination. Candidates who have appeared for qualifying exam or appearing the same are also eligible for the SET but they need to attain the minimum qualification criteria in order to get SET certificates.

    Scheme of Test

    The SET 2013 will consist of three papers with objective type questions in nature. All three papers will be conducted on the same day in two separate sessions. Marks, allotted time and number of questions for all three exams are as under –

    Session

    Paper

    Marks

    Number of Questions

    Duration

    First

    I

    100

    60 out of which 50 questions to be attempted

    75 Minutes (10 AM to

    11.15 AM)

    First

    II

    100

    50 questions – all are compulsory

    75 Minutes (11.30 AM to

    12.45 PM

    Second

    III

    150

    75 questions – all are compulsory

    150 Minutes(2.30 PM

    to 5PM)

    For detailed scheme of the test, please click on the below given link -

    Himachal Pradesh State Eligibility Test (SET) 2013: Exam Date: Scheme of Test

    Criteria for Declaration of Result

    All candidates need to secure minimum marks in order to qualify the SET. The minimum marks structure is as given below –

    Category

    Minimum Marks (%) to be obtained

     

    Paper – I

    Paper – II

    Paper – III

    General

    40 (40%)

    40 (40%)

    75 (50%)

    OBC (Non-Creamy layer)

    35 (40%)

    35 (40%)

    67.5 (45%)

    PWD/SC/ST

    35 (40%)

    35 (40%)

    60 (40%)

    Syllabus for SET

    HPSC conducts the SET in 20 different subjects. While the Paper –II and Paper – III are related to subjects opted for the test, Paper-I is common for all.

    Jagranjosh.com is providing the syllabus for the Paper -1 as well as for the subjects for SET exam aspirants. To download, please click of the below given links –

    Himachal Pradesh State Eligibility Test (SET) 2013: Syllabus Paper-1

    Syllabus for options subjects are as under –

    Sr.No.

     Subject Code 

    Subject 

     1

     11

    ENGLISH

     2

     12

    CHEMICAL SCIENCES

     3

     13

    LIFE SCIENCES

     4

     14

    HINDI

     5

     15

    GEOGRAPHY

     6

     16

    SOCIOLOGY

     7

     17

    MUSIC

     8

     18

    PHYSICAL EDUCATION

     9

     19

    ECONOMICS

     10

     20

    POLITICAL SCIENCE

     11

     21

    ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

     12

     22

    COMMERCE  

     13

     23

    MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

     14

     24

    SANSKRIT

     15

     25

    HISTORY

     16

     26

    PHYSICAL SCIENCES

     17

     27

    PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

     18

     28

    COMPUTER SCIENCE & APPLICATIONS

     19

     29

    TOURISM ADMINISTRATION & MANAGEMENT

     20

     30

     MASS COMMUNICATION & JOURNALISM

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