HPPSC SET Exam 2014 Details published online for Eligibility, Application & Selection at hp.gov.in
The Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC) has invited applications from all eligible candidates who would like to get selected in the post of Assistant Professors/ Lecturers through Direct Recruitment. The applicants shall be required to appear and qualify SET (State Eligibility Test) for the selections scheduled to be held in April/ May months every year. The candidates interested and eligible should submit their applications online at the website mentioned latest by 29th December 2014.
Applicants who wish to participate in the SET 2015 conducted by HPPSC can view more details on recruitment exam through official notification published online at the website with reference to Advt. No: 4/ 2014 or simply follow the information as provided here below under concerned recruitment.
Details of HPPSC SET 2015 Exam-
Name of Exam: State Eligibility Test
Name of Conducting Organization: Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission
Post for Recruitment: Assistant Professors/ Lecturers
Subjects for Examination:
1) Chemical Sciences
3) Life Sciences
9) Mathematical Sciences
11) Physical Sciences
12) Physical Education
15) Political Sciences
16) Public Administration
17) Computer Applications
18) Tourism Administration & Management
19) Journalism & Mass Communication
Eligibility for Exam:
The minimum eligibility for participating in concerned examination is masters degree or any other equivalent examination passed in concerned subjects with at least 55% marks (50% marks for SC/ST/ OBC (non creamy layer/ PWD Categories) from any recognized university or colleges. The candidates who are still appearing for their final year examination of qualifying degrees can also apply for this exam through provisional admittance.
There is no upper age bar for applicants participating in the SET Exam.
Scheme of Examination:
The State Eligibility Test is conducted similar to the National Eligibility Test conducted by UGC every year. There are objective type questions held in two separate sessions as:
Paper 1- 60 questions out of which 50 are to be answered compulsorily for 100 Marks (duration will be 75 minutes)
Paper 2- 50 questions of which all are to be answered for 100 Marks (duration will be again 75 minutes)
Paper 3- 75 questions of which all are to be compulsorily answered (duration will be 150 minutes for this paper)
Applicants attempting more than 50 questions in Paper 1 will be judged on the basis of first 50 attempted. In general, the first paper will be having questions from teaching or research aptitude and general awareness while the other two papers shall be based on the syllabus as prescribed in the subject concerned.
Manner of Selection:
The selections shall be based on the minimum cut off criteria as prescribe for each paper separately and merit of applicants participating in the exam. Usually, the cut off required for qualifying SET is as follows:
For General Candidates: Paper I (40%); Paper II (40%) and Paper III (50%)
For SC/ST/ OBC (Non Creamy Layer)/ PWD: Paper I (35%); Paper II (35%) and Paper III (40%)
Apply online at the website of HPPSC i.e. hp.gov.in before the dates of closing as mentioned for this purpose. The candidates should pay Rs 700 (Rs 175 for reserved categories) through e challan or e payment as per the options available at any branches of Punjab National Bank for registering under concerned recruitment examination.
Closing Date to Apply Online: 29th December 2014
Date of Examination (tentative): March/ April 2015
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