Welcome to Himachal Pradesh SET Section. Here you will find Information about Himachal Pradesh SET Exam 2022 Dates, Syllabus, Pattern, Eligibility and Notification of Himachal Pradesh State Eligibility Test (HPSET).
The Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission conducts State Eligibility Test (SET) for determining the Eligibility for Lectureship in universities and colleges located within the State of Himachal Pradesh.
LIST OF SUBJECTS FOR SET:-
1. Chemical Sciences
3. Life Sciences
9. Mathematical Sciences
11. Physical Sciences
12. Physical Education
15. Political Science
16. Public Administration
17. Computer Science & Applications
18. Tourism Administration & Management
19. Mass Communication & Journalism
Eligibility Criteria for HPSET 2022:-
AGE LIMIT & RELAXATION:-
There is no upper age limit to apply for appearing in SET.
i) Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree or equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognized by UGC in Humanities (including languages) and Social Sciences, Computer Science & Applications, Electronic Science etc. are eligible for this Test. The Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ Other Backward Classes (Non-creamy layer/ Persons with Disability (PWD) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent examination are eligible for this Test.
ii) Candidates who have appeared or will be appearing at the qualifying Master’s degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this Test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for the post of Assistant Professor in the Universities/Colleges situated in the state, only after they have passed their Master’s degree examination or equivalent with at least 55% marks (50% marks in case of SC/ST/OBC (Non-creamy layer /PWD (Persons with disability) category candidates). Such candidates must complete their P.G. degree examination within two years from the date of SET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.
iii) The Ph.D. degree holders whose Master’s level examination had been completed by 19th September, 1991 (irrespective of date of declaration of result) shall be eligible for a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks (i.e. from 55% to 50%) for appearing in SET.
iv) Candidates are advised to appear in the subject of their post-graduation only. In case the subject of a candidate is not included in the list of SET subjects, the candidate may appear in UGC NET/UGC-CSIR NET which is held twice a year.(for instance the candidates having post graduation degree in Acharya (Traditional Sanskrit) are not eligible to appear in Sanskrit subject).
v) Concession of Fee is for SC/ST/OBC (Non-creamy layer) candidates. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC (Non-creamy layer) category must ensure that their certificate of respective category is on parental lineage issued by the competent authority. The candidates are not required to submit any certificates/documents in support of their eligibility. Therefore, the candidates must ensure themselves about their eligibility for the Test. In the event of any wrong information supplied on online applications or any ineligibility being detected by the Commission at any stage, their candidature shall be cancelled and they shall be liable for legal action.
vi) Candidates having post-graduate diploma/certificate awarded by Indian University / Institute or foreign degree/ diploma/certificate awarded by the Foreign University/ Institute should in their own interest, ascertain the equivalence of their degree/ diploma/certificate with Master’s degree of recognized Indian universities from Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi. (www.aiuweb.org).
EXEMPTION/ ELIGIBILITY FOR ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (s)
i) NET/SLET/SET shall remain the minimum eligibility condition for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor(s) in Universities/Colleges/Institutions. Provided however, that candidates, who are or have been awarded a Ph.D. Degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission (Minimum standards and Procedure for Award for Ph.D Degree) Regulations, 2009, shall be exempted from the requirement of the minimum eligibility condition of NET/SELT/SET for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor(s) or equivalent positions in Universities/ Colleges/ Institutions.
ii) For SET Candidates: The candidates who have cleared the State Eligibility Test (SET) accredited by UGC for eligibility for Assistant Professor(s) held prior to 1st, Dec, 2002, are exempted from appearing in NET, being eligible to appear for Assistant Professor(s) anywhere in India. For SET held from 1st, Dec, 2002 onwards, the qualified candidates are eligible to apply for the post of Assistant Professor(s) only in the Universities/Colleges situated in the state from where they have cleared their SET.
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