About K-SET Exam
K-SET (Karnataka State Eligibility Test) is a test for determining eligibility for the post of Lecturers in the different educational institutions, colleges, and universities within the entire Karnataka state. The syllabus for this examination is exactly the same as it is in UGC/CSIR-NET. This syllabus will not be send separately to the candidates by the test centre in Mysore.
The test will be held on 08th December 2013(Sunday)
K-SET test centre at Mysore University, Mysore
Examination scheme and Syllabus:
The exam will be divided into 3 papers, each containing multiple choice questions only. Candidates will also be allowed to choose their preferred language between Kannada and English. However, in case of any divergence, questions in English will prevail. For undertaking K-SET exam, there are 32 subjects for the candidates to choose from. The syllabus for all these subjects is available on the official website of K-SET http://kset.uni-mysore.ac.in/syllabus.php
The test will be conducted in two different sessions. Details of both the sessions along with format of test paper are below mentioned as:
1st Paper- General Paper to test Teaching and Aptitude
This paper will consist of general questions for an assessment of the teaching skills of the candidates appearing in test. It will have primary focus on testing the reasoning, rational thinking, knowledge, as well as general awareness of the applicant. This paper will furnish 60 multiple choice questions of 2 marks each. Out of these, candidates are necessarily required to answer any fifty questions only. In case any candidate attempts more than fifty questions, first fifty questions will be assessed and rest will not be considered.
2nd Paper- Subject paper
This paper will be based on subject selected by the candidate. It will consist of a test booklet including 50 multiple choice questions of 2 marks each. All these questions are compulsory to attempt.
3rd Paper- Subject Paper with in depth questions
This paper comprises of 75 compulsory, multiple choice questions based on the selected subject, carrying 2 marks each.
The questions in 2nd and 3rd paper are structured to cover the entire syllabus of the concerned subject. These questions are compulsory to attempt for the candidates. They are required to mark the answers for all these 3 papers on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) sheet provided to them during the exam.
Those who fail to appear for 1st and 2nd paper will not be eligible to appear in 3rd paper.
This test does not involve any negative marking.