WBCSC Recruitment – State Eligibility Test (SET) 2018

The WBCSC or the West Bengal College Service Commission has recently released an advertisement for SET or State Eligibility Test. This particular Computer-based Test and Interview procedure is conducted for the recruitment of Assistant Professors.

This particular recruitment drive is specifically restricted to the West Bengal only. In this article, we will discuss the brief details that a candidate must know before going ahead with the registration process.

Sl. No. Outline Details
1. Organization West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC)
2. Total Number Of Vacancies Not Specified
3. Last Date To Apply 15/09/2018

Job Type & Complete Details

The State Eligibility Test or SET is a regular examination conducted across the state of West Bengal by the West Bengal College Service Commission. The main purpose of this test is to select efficient future Assistant Professors.

The details that are going to be mentioned below are what you need to know before going ahead with the registration process:

Sl. No. Job Outline  Details
1. Location West Bengal
2. Job Type Assistant Professor
3. Education Qualification Master’s degree with at least 55% marks
4. Age Limit No Age Limit
5. Number Of Vacancies Not Specified
6. Payscale Not Specified

Education Qualification Complete Info:

For the posts of Assistant Professor, one must comply with the basic educational qualifications. As an Assistant Professor, the main rule to follow before applying for the same is:

  • Candidate must be a Master’s Degree Holder
  • Candidates appearing in the final year of their Master’s Degree or awaiting their results can also apply

Apart from these, the candidates are supposed to have secured more than 55% of marks in aggregate. No rounding off will be considered while evaluation.


The reserved class category applicants have a few exemptions and benefits though. Those are mentioned as follows:

  • The candidates from the reserved classes need to have secured 50% marks
  • The candidates from the reserved classes need to secure at least 35% marks in both the papers of SET 2018

The top 6% of the examination’s result will be considered for the interview process. The candidates from the General Category, however, have to secure at least 40% in both the papers of the State Eligibility Test 2018.

Examination Fee:

The examination fee is different for candidates from different categories. The examination fees can only be paid online or via e-challan generated online at any branch of the United Bank of India.

The examination fee for the various categories are as follows:

  • General Category: Rs. 1000/-
  • Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer): Rs. 500/-
  • Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes / Persons with Disabilities / Transgender: Rs. 250/-

How To Apply

Applying for the State Eligibility Test is relatively convenient. You have to follow a few steps in order to register yourself successfully. However, it is highly recommended to read through the entire job advertisement thoroughly before going for the application part.

The steps that you need to follow are as follows:

Exam Commencement Date – 09/12/2018

Make sure you go through the Official Notification for the State Eligibility Test from WBCSC for the detailed information.

About WBCSC:

WBCSC or West Bengal College Service Commission is the administrative body that comes under the state government of West Bengal. It handles each and every detail related to the government colleges that come in the jurisdiction of the state.

Official Website: https://www.wbcsconline.in

Official Notification: https://www.wbcsconline.in/UploadDocument/Exam/Notice/100002/SET-2018%20ADVT.pdf

Updated: August 27, 2018 — 6:45 pm
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