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The Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission conducts State Eligibility Test (SET) for determining the Eligibility for recruitment to the post(s) of Assistant Professor (s) in universities and colleges located within the State of Himachal Pradesh. The test will be conducted in 22 subjects as listed below at various examination centres located at i.e. Shimla, Solan, Mandi and Kangra.

LIST OF SUBJECTS FOR SET:
 

1. Chemical Sciences
2. English
3. Life Sciences
4. Commerce
5. Economics
6. Geography
7. Hindi
8. History
9. Mathematical Sciences
10. Music
11. Physical Sciences
12. Physical Education
13. Sociology
14. Sanskrit
15. Political Science
16. Public Administration
17. Computer Science and Applications
18. Tourism Administration and Management
19. Mass Communication and Journalism
20. Philosophy
21. Psychology
22. Education 

HP SET 2019 Eligibility:-
 

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. are eligible for this Test. The Scheduled Caste (SC) of H.P. /Scheduled Tribe (ST) of H.P. /Other Backward Classes (Non- creamy layer of H.P./ Persons with Disability (PWD) of H.P. category candidates of H.P. who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree or equivalent examination are eligible for this test only.
 
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 of H.P.). 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 ).
 
EXEMPTION/(ELIGIBILITY FOR ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(s) -
 
i) NET/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 held prior to 1st June 2002 , are exempted from appearing in SET, being eligible to appear for Assistant Professor(s) anywhere in India. For SET held from 1st, June, 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.
 

Himachal Pradesh SET Registration / Application Form

HP SET 2019 Online Application Form / Registration:-

 
Apply online at website - http://www.hppsc.hp.gov.in
 
CLOSING DATE - 30/12/2019 TILL 11:59 P.M. 
 
Exam Fee - 
 
General /EWS - Rs. 700/-
 
Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer) of H.P. - Rs. 350/-
 
SC of HP , ST of H.P. , BPL(General BPL/SC BPL / ST BPL of H.P. , PWD (General PWD/S.C. PWD/ S.T. PWD , OBC PWD) of H.P. & EWS BPL of H.P - Rs.175/- 
 
Mode of Payment - Debit Card, Credit Card and Net Banking.
 
The candidate is required to upload the images of recent Photograph and Signature Specimen. Images to be uploaded should be only in *.jpg format of size not exceeding 40 KB each. The photo of candidate should be without cap or goggles. Spectacles are allowed.
 

Himachal Pradesh SET Exam Dates

Himachal Pradesh SET 2019 Date:-  

 
The test will be conducted at various examination centres located at Shimla, Solan, Mandi, Dharamshala, Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Nahan, Una, Kullu and Chamba.
 
 
 
 

 


Himachal Pradesh SET Syllabus

Himachal Pradesh SET 2019 Syllabus:-

All questions of Paper-II will be compulsory, covering entire syllabus of earlier syllabus of Paper-II & Paper-III (including all electives, without options). Syllabi for all SET subjects are that of UGC which can be downloaded from H.P. Public Service Commission’s website http://www.hppsc.hp.gov.in
 

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Paper Pattern

HPSET 2019 Pattern:-

The Test will consist of two papers. Both the papers will consist of only objective type questions in two separate sessions as under:
 
Session - First 
 
Paper - I
 
Marks - 100
 
Number of question - 50 questions all are compulsory 
 
Duration - 1 Hour
 
 
 
Session - Second
 
Paper - II
 
Marks - 200
 
Number of question - 100 questions all are compulsory
 
Duration - 2 Hours
 
Paper I shall consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions each carrying 2 marks. The questions which will be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidates
 
Paper II Shall consist of 100 objective type compulsory questions each carrying 2 marks which will be based on the subject selected by the candidate. All the questions of Paper-II will be compulsory, covering entire syllabi of earlier syllabus of Paper-II & Paper-III (including all electives, without options). The candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of Paper-I & Paper-II on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) sheet provided along with the test booklet.
 

Himachal Pradesh SET Preparation

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Himachal Pradesh SET Notification

Himachal Pradesh SET 2019 Notification:-

Apply online at website - http://www.hppsc.hp.gov.in

 
CLOSING DATE - 30/12/2019 TILL 11:59 P.M. 
 

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