THE WEST BENGAL COLLEGE SERVICE COMMISISON

6, Bhawani Dutta Lane, 4th Floor, Kolkata – 700 073 SIXTEENTH STATE ELIGIBILITY TEST (SET) FOR ASSISTANT PROFESSORS AND LIBRARIANS IN UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES OF WEST BENGAL (Accredited by University Grants Commission)

Advt. No. : 16/SET/11
Applications are invited from eligible Candidates for the sixteenth State Eligibility Test (SET) for Universities and Colleges of West Bengal in the following Subjects: English(01), Bengali(02), Sanskrit(03), Hindi(04), Urdu(05), Commerce(06), Economics(07), History(08), Philosophy(09), Political Science(10), Education(11), Chemical Sciences(12), Geography(13), Life Sciences(14), Mathematical Sciences(15), Physical Sciences(16), Sociology(17), Psychology(18), Mass Communication and Journalism(19), Library Science(20), Anthropology(21), Physical Education(22) and Electronic Science(23). Eligibility: Master’s Degree in the concerned s ubject with at least 55% Marks (50% Marks in respect of SC/ST/PH/VH Candidates) or an equivalent grade preceded by at least a Second Class 3-year Honours from an Indian University or an equivalent degree from a Foreign University. Candidates pursuing Post Graduate course are also eligible to appear at SET subject to the condition that they must obtain their Post Graduate degree within two years from the date of holding of the SET. Candidates are advised to appear in the subject of their post-graduation only. There is no upper age limit for appearing at the SET. However, for the purpose of recruitment concerned Government Order will be applicable. Application: On-line Application Form along with Information Brochure , copy of the syllabi, and Bank Challan for Fees Remittance will be available from website www.wbcsc.ac.in w.e.f. 19 th September, 2011. The last date of submission of On-line Application Form is on 14 th October, 2011 and a hard c opy of the filled in Application Form along with a copy of Bank Challan (WBCSC Copy) Attested copy(Attested to be done by a person not below the rank of Reader/Associate Professor /Professor of a University or a College/Gazetted Officer) of U.G. and P.G. Mark-sheets, Certificates, Date of Birth Certificate, SC/ST/OBC (As per State Government list)/Visually Handicapped/Physically Handicapped Certificates, Passport size photograph of the candidate (identical with the photograph of the on-line Admit Card) is to be dropped in respective Box at the Office of the Commission in person or by post within 21 st October, 2011. No application will be considered beyond the closing date of Application Form. Incomplete Application Forms are liable to be cancelled without any refund of Application Fees. It may be note d that the on-line Admit Cards will be available three weeks ahead of the date of examination. Fees: Rs. 670/-(including Rs. 20/- as Bank Charge) for General candidates or Rs. 345/- (including Rs. 20/- as Bank Charge) for SC/ST/OBC/PH/VH Candidates. A fore-mentioned Fees is to be deposited by Bank Challan attached with hard copy of the application form at any Branch of the State Bank of India. It may also be noted that fee submitted by any other mode like Money Order/Indian Postal Order/Demand Draft will be rejected. Fees once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances. Date of Examination : The Test will be held on Sunday, 11 th December, 2011 and the Test Centres are likely to be at Kolkata, New Barrackpore/Barasat, Krishnanagar, Burdwan, Midnapore, Malda, and Siliguri. The Centres are liable to be changed at the discretion of the Commission. But the candidates are not allowed to change their option for Test Centre of their own. General Notes : 1. For details visit Commission’s website www.wbcsc.ac.in and notice board of the office. 2. Any legal dispute pertaining to the SET shall be within the jurisdiction of High Court at Kolkata only. 3. In order to avoid last minute rush, the candidates are advised to apply early enough. WBCSC will not be responsible for network problems or any other problem of this nature. 4. The candidates are requested to retain a copy of the Application Form and other documents for their own record. 5. For SET held from 1 st June, 2002 onwards, the qualified candidates are eligible to apply for the post of Assistant Professor only in the Universities/Colleges of West Bengal as per UGC Guide line. 6. The WBCSC has the right to cancel any Application of a Candidate whenever it fails to fulfill the e ligibility criteria or the application procedure. 7. The ADMIT CARD generated through on-line with photograph is Provisional. 8. There should be no negative marking for any paper.

Place : Kolkata Date : 9th September, 2011

Member Secretary W.B. SET- 2011

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