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About KSET Exam

Karnataka State Eligibility Test (KSET) 2022 notification is expected to release in February 2022, tentatively. Candidates who aspire to be Assistant Professor in the government colleges of Karnataka can fill the KSET application form after the release of the notification. KSET notification 2022 PDF will contain all the information about Karnataka SET 2022 eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern, selection process, exam date, online application form link and so on. Thus, candidates are advised to visit the official website of Mysore University regularly or bookmark this page. Here we will provide the direct link to download KSET Notification PDF 2022 for your reference. 

KSET Exam Date

Following are the KSET 2022 dates along with the other important dates on the exam.
 Events  Dates
Release of KSET official notification. February 2022
Starting of KSET applying online February 2022 1st week
The last date KSET applying online March 2022
Admit card 2022 release date April 2022
KSET 2022 Examination April 2022
KSET 2022 Result Announcement Not announced

KSET Eligibility

All the candidates must check the KSET Eligibility criteria 2022 before applying for the examination. KSET Eligibility details as per the latest notification are mentioned below. Please note the KSET age eligibility criteria and educational qualification.

Applicants who belong to any other state except Karnataka and in the reserved category (SC, ST & Other Backward Classes) shall be treated as General.

Age Limit

As per the KSET official notification pdf, there is no upper age limit to be eligible for KSET Exam 2022.

Educational Qualification

As per the KSET eligibility 2022, the candidates must have a master’s degree or the equivalent from a UGC recognised university or institution. The minimum marks required to be eligible varies as per the reserved category. The details are mentioned below.
Category Minimum Marks
General Category 55%
Schedule Category (SC) 50%
Scheduled Tribe (ST)
Person with disability (PWD)
  • Applicants who are pursuing their Master's Degree may also apply for the KSET 2022 Exam conditionally that they must submit the proof of passing the Master’s degree with minimum required marks within two years of the KSET Result.
  • Candidates may only take the KSET exam in the subject of their post-graduation. The list of the KSET Subjects is mentioned below.
  • If you hold a Ph. D. degree holders and Master’s level examination had been completed by 19th September 1992 (irrespective of the date of declaration of result), you shall be eligible for a 5% relaxation in aggregate marks (i.e. from 55% to 50%).

Also, note that candidates who became eligible in the previous KSET Exam are not eligible to apply again in the same subject.

KSET Admit Card

KSET Admit Card 2022 will be released 2-3 weeks before the examination dates. The KSET admit card shall contain all the relevant information about the exam such as personal details, roll no, exam test centre and the subject of your examination. The applicants are supposed to carry a photo identity card along with their admit card printout on the examination day. No one will be allowed to appear in the exam without the admit card. 

How to Download KSET Admit Card?

To download the KSET Admit Card, follow the steps mentioned below

  • Visit the official website or use the link mentioned here.
  • Click on the link to download the KSET Admission card 2022
  • Login using your registered credentials
  • Download the admit card and verify the details mentioned.

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KSET Salary

Assistant Professors selected for the state of Karnataka through KSET 2022 receive a monthly salary in the range of Rs. 25,000/- to 40,000/- in the beginning. The pay is dependent on the scores and colleges. All the listed colleges are related to Karnataka. Check detailed KSET Salary & Job profile 2022

KSET Selection

As per the KSET Selection Process, the number of applicants to be qualified Assistant Professors shall be 6% of the total candidates appeared in both the papers of KSET 2021. The selection procedure for KSET 2021 i.e. candidates to be selected as Assistant Professor is given below:
  • The total minimum Aggregate Marks (of both Paper I & Paper II) required is 40% for the General Category and 35% for the Reserved Category. (Reserved Category- SC / ST/ CAT-I / II A/ II B / III A / III B / PWD )
  • For the candidates who secure the minimum marks, a subject-wise and category-wise merit list will be prepared.
  • After the merit list, as per the reservation policy number of slots both subject-wise and category-wise will be declared.

KSET Syllabus

The KSET exam is conducted for a wide range of subjects. The subject-wise syllabus for some of the important subjects is provided in the below details. The candidates can also refer to the official site for more details of the syllabus.
Subjects Topics
General Paper
  • Unit 1 - Teaching Aptitude
  • Unit 2 - Research Aptitude
  • Unit 3 - Comprehension
  • Unit 4 - Communication
  • Unit 5 - Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude
  • Unit 6 - Logical Reasoning
  • Unit 7 - Date Interpretation
  • Unit 8 - Information and Communication Technology
  • Unit 9 - People, Development and Environmental
  • Unit 10 - Higher Education system
  • Unit 1 - Business Environment and International Business
  • Unit 2 - Accounting and Auditing
  • Unit 3 - Business Economics
  • Unit 4 - Business Finance
  • Unit 5 - Business Statistics and Research Methods
  • Unit 6 - Business Management and Human Resource Management
  • Unit 7 - Banking and Financial Institutions
  • Unit 8 - Marketing Management
  • Unit 9 - Legal Aspects of Business
  • Unit 10 - Income-tax and Corporate Tax Planning
  • Unit 1 - Micro Economics
  • Unit 2 - Macroeconomics
  • Unit 3 - Statistics and Econometrics
  • Unit 4 - Mathematical Economics
  • Unit 5 - International Economics
  • Unit 6 - Public Economics
  • Unit 7 - Money and Banking
  • Unit 8 - Growth and Development Economics
  • Unit 9 - Environmental Economics and Demography
  • Unit 10 - Indian Economy
  • Unit 1 - Drama
  • Unit 2 - Poetry
  • Unit 3 - Fiction, Short story
  • Unit 4 - Non-Fictional Prose
  • Unit 5 - Languages: Basic concepts, theories, and pedagogy. English in Use.
  • Unit 6 - English in India: history, evolution, and futures
  • Unit 7 - Cultural Studies
  • Unit 8 - Literary Criticism
  • Unit 9 - Literary Theory post World War II
  • Unit 10 - Research Methods and Materials in English
Social Work
  • Unit 1 -Nature and Development of Social Work.
  • Unit 2 - Society, Human Behavior and Communities.
  • Unit 3 - Social Work with Individuals and Groups.
  • Unit 4 -Social Work with Communities and Social Action.
  • Unit 5 -Research in Social Work: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches.
  • Unit 6 -Administration, Welfare,e, and Development Services.
  • Unit 7 -Social Policy, Planning, and Social Development.
  • Unit 8 -Indian Constitution, Social Justice, Human Rights, and Social Work Practice.
  • Unit 9 - Areas of Social Work Practice I.
  • Unit 10 -Areas of Social Work Practice II.
Environmental Science
  • Unit 1 - Fundamentals of Environmental Sciences
  • Unit 2 - Environmental Chemistry
  • Unit 3 - Environmental Biology
  • Unit 4 - Environmental Geosciences
  • Unit 5 - Energy and Environment
  • Unit 6 - Environmental Pollution and Control
  • Unit 7 - Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Subject Code: 29
  • Unit 8 - Environmental Assessment, Management, and Legislation
  • Unit 9 - Statistical Approaches and Modelling in Environmental Sciences
  • Unit 10 - Contemporary Environmental Issues Unit –I: Fundamentals of Environmental Sciences
Political Science
  • Unit 1 - political theory
  • Unit 2 - political thought
  • Unit 3 - Indian political thought
  • Unit 4 - Comparative political analysis
  • Unit 5 - International Relations
  • Unit 6 - India's foreign policy
  • Unit 7 - Political institutions in India
  • Unit 8 - Political process in India
  • Unit 9 - Public Administration
  • Unit 10 - Governance and public policy in India
  • Unit 1 - Sociological Theory
  • Unit 2 - Research Methodology and Methods
  • Unit 3 - Basic concepts and Institutions
  • Unit 4 - Rural and Urban transformation
  • Unit 5 - State, Politics and Development
  • Unit 6 - Economy and Society
  • Unit 7 - Environmental and Society
  • Unit 8 - Family, marriage,e, and kinship
  • Unit 9 - Science technology and society
  • Unit 10 - Culture and Symbolic transformations
  • Unit 1 - Geomorphology
  • Unit 2 - Climatology
  • Unit 3 - Oceanography
  • Unit 4 - Geography of Environmental
  • Unit 5 - Population and settlement geography
  • Unit 6 - Geography of economic activities and regional development
  • Unit 7 - Cultural, social and political geography
  • Unit 8 - Geographic Thoughts
  • Unit 9 - Geographic Techniques
  • Unit 10 - Geography of India

KSET Exam Pattern

The KSET exam consists of two papers with objective-type multiple-choice questions. They will be held in two different sessions.

KSET Paper I - will consist of 50 objective-type questions each question carrying 2 marks. The questions in the paper will be general just to assess the teaching aptitude of the candidate. The primary aim of this paper is to check the reasoning ability, comprehension, and divergent thinking of the candidate.

KSET Paper-II consists of 100 objective-type questions carrying 2 marks each. This paper is based on the subject selected by the candidate.

Session Paper Max. Marks Number of Question Duration
First I 100 50 Compulsory questions 1 Hour (09:30 A.M to 10:30 A.M)
Second II 200 100 Compulsory questions 2 Hours (11:00 A.M to 1:00 P.M)

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KSET Cut off

KSET cutoff marks are released every year at the time of results on their official website. These are the minimum marks one should obtain to clear the exam. The Mysore University decision regarding the cutoff marks is final.

Depending on the number of candidates who appeared in the exam, their performance, and toughness of the exam marks vary year to year. By the previous year's cutoff marks, you can have some idea about the cutoff marks.

Evaluation Method -

Mysore University has certain criteria for the determination of cutoff marks of KSET

  • Minimum 40% marks for general candidates and 35% marks for other category students must obtain in both papers.
  • The number of candidates to be qualified for the post shall be equal to 6% of candidates who appeared in the exam.

KSET How to Apply

1) Visit the official website: to apply online.

2) You are required to sign up for registration using your valid email id and password.

3) After the registration, login using the same credentials and fill the detailed application form with personal, educational and KSET exam details.

4) Applicants are also required to mention their educational qualification and the PG course passed or appearing.

5) Keep the following documents ready for upload

  • Candidate’s Photograph: JPEG format, Size:10 kb to 100 kb
  • Candidate’s Signature: JPEG format, Size:5 kb to 30kb

6) For the payment, Select the payment category (Reservation Category) and verify the details and amount to be paid.

7) Payment can be made via State Bank MOPS (Multi Option Payment System) using Internet banking, Debit card, Credit card, State bank Buddy e-Wallet Payment and Cash.

8) Cash Payment can be done at all the SBI branches across India.

The link to apply for KSET 2022 exam will be activated soon. Please note that candidates who passed the KSET exam earlier are not allowed to apply for the examination in the same subject again.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) KSET Exam

Q. What is the Syllabus of KSET Exam?
A. In this article Page, we have provided the latest syllabus of the KSET exam. The syllabus of KSET comprises the topics and sub-topics under sections, Knowledge of KSET syllabus helps candidates to focus on their preparation and important areas of each subject.
Q. What is pattern of KSET Exam?
A. In this article Page, we have provided the latest exam pattern of the KSET exam . The pattern of comprises the subject wise pattern and no. of questions will come in exam, go to our article section of exam pattern for more details.
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Q. How to prepare for the KSET Exam?
A. To prepare for KSET exam, candidates should go through the exam syllabus and exam pattern, solve mock tests, practice previous years' question papers. Try to clear the concepts of each and every topic rather than cramming. Set a time to go over the chapters, Differentiate weak areas and work to improve them. Solve puzzles to improve logical skill.
Q. How to Download KSET Exam Syllabus PDF?
A. Candidates can download KSET exam syllabus PDF from our website for free. Candidates need to only register with us to download the exam syllabus.

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