KSET 2023 Karnataka SET Notification, Online Application Form, Fees, Dates

KSET 2023: KSET stands for Karnataka State Eligibility Test. For the candidates who want to be a Lecturer or Assistant Professor in a reputed Institutes/Universities in Karnataka, KSET is conducted for those candidates. Interested candidates need to apply online for the exam in the month of October. Visit the official website kset.uni-mysore.ac.in to get all the information and to fill the online application form. Candidates can get detailed information about KSET 2023 in the article below.  

KSET 2023 Important Dates

Notification Release Date 1st week of February 2023
Apply Online Starting Date 1st week of February 2023
Application Form Last Date 2nd week of March 2023
Last Date to Submit Application Form With Late Fees Rs. 250/- 3rd week of March 2023
Submission of Hard Copy of Application with Bank Challan 3rd week of March 2023
Admit Card Release Date April 2023
Exam Date 2nd week of April 2023

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate must have secured 55% marks in Masters in subjects for which candidate is applying {Minimum marks criteria for reserved category candidates is 50%}.
  • Applicants who are in the final year of the qualifying examination can also apply for the exam, but they must pass the exam with the required marks within the given time.
  • Applicants who had qualified the previous KSET in any subject are not allowed to sit in the same subject.
  • 5% age relaxation will be given to the candidates who belong to the scheduled caste and scheduled tribe.

KSET 2023 Application Form

The notification for Lecturer and Assistant professor has been released. Candidates need to fill the online Application Form of KSET 2023 before the last date to be a Lecturer or Assistant Professor in a reputed or recognized university. The authority is expected to conduct the Karnataka SET Examination in the last week of December 2023. The examination will be conducted at various examination centers.

Application Fee

  • KSET Application Fees Category Wise are mentioned below.
Name of Category Application Fees
Unreserved Rs. 1150/-
Cat-IIA, IIB, IIIA, IIIB Rs. 950/-
Cat-I, SC, ST, PWD (VH/PH) Rs. 650/-
  • The late fee of Rs.250/- has to be compensated by applicants who online application after the last date till the extended period.

KSET Important Links

Official Notification (English) Check Here
KSET 2023 Online Form Apply Here

Selection Process

  • Applicants need to qualify for the rounds prescribed by the examination authority.
  • The applicant must be clear of the written exam to get a selection.

Qualifying Criteria for Assistant Professor

Category Total Qualifying Marks (In %)
For Unreserved Category 47.50
For OBC Category 27
For SC Category 15
For ST Category 7.50
For PWD Category 03

Exam Pattern

  • The test will comprise three papers.
  • The examination for all three papers will consist of only Objectives Questions.
Part Paper Subject Total No of Questions Total Marks Duration
First I General Paper is on Teaching & Aptitude 50 out of 60 to be Attempted 100 1 hr 15 min
II Subject Paper 50 out of 50 100 1 hr 15 min
Second II Subject paper (in-depth questions) 75  out of 75 150 2 hr 30 min

KSET 2023 Admit Card

The examination is expected to be held in the last week of December at the various examination center. The higher authority of examination will release the Admit Card on the official portal. Enrolled candidates can download the call letter of exam 10 to 20 days before the examination


  • The Syllabus for the Karnataka State Eligibility Test examination will be the same as UGC/CSIR-NET.
  • The syllabus for all the subjects can be downloaded from the official portal.
  • To get well marks as well as satisfactory rank, candidates should have complete knowledge of the syllabus.
  • General Paper will be on Teaching & Aptitude (Paper I): General Awareness, Comprehension and its relating to Karnataka State Geographical, Social-economic, Reasoning ability, Divergent thinking, Environment, Historical, Climate, Political, Education and technological knowledge, etc.

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    • Dear sir/madam, please let me know the exam notification in this year and preparation tips so that we get good result


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