The KEA released a notification on their official website stating that the examination has been postponed due to unavoidable reasons.
The notice further added that the newly scheduled date for examination is December 31, 2023.
Read the official notice here
The examination was previously scheduled for November 26, 2023.
The exam will consist of two papers. Paper 1 will consist of 50 required questions worth 100 marks, which must be completed in an hour between 10 and 11 a.m.
The test will consist of two papers, both of which will include only objective type Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs).
Paper-I: Comprises 50 objective type compulsory questions, each carrying 2 marks. The questions will be of a general nature and are designed to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. The paper will primarily test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking, and the candidate’s general awareness.
Paper-II: Includes 100 objective type compulsory questions, each carrying 2 marks, based on the subject chosen by the candidate.
During the test, candidates are required to mark their responses for both Paper-I and Paper-II on the Optical Marks Reader (OMR) Sheet provided with the test booklet.
For consideration for the position of ‘Eligibility for Assistant Professor,’ candidates must have appeared in both papers and secured a minimum aggregate of 40% marks for General (Unreserved) category candidates and at least 35% marks for all candidates belonging to various reserved categories (such as Cat-I, IIA, IIB, IIIA, IIIB, SC, ST, PWD, and Transgender) (belonging to Non-Creamy Layer).
The merit list will be prepared based on the marks obtained by the candidates.
The KSET exam is a two-tier exam consisting of a written exam and an interview. The written exam is a 100-mark objective test that covers a wide range of topics.
The interview is a 50-mark assessment of the candidate’s teaching and research skills.
Candidates who pass the KSET exam are awarded the KSET Certificate, which is required for appointment as Assistant Professor in universities and colleges in Karnataka.