NE SLET 2020 Notification, Exam dates, Pattern, Application Procedure

Assam SLET


Assam SLET 2020 Notification, State level eligibility test, Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Application Procedure

Assam SLET Notification 2020 – North East State Level Eligibility Test (formally known as Assam SET or Assam SLET) This Examination for North East Region, Assam conducts State Eligibility Test (SET) for lectureship.
Member States – Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Meghalaya, Sikkim and Tripura. Here we are providing all details about the Assam SET such as exam date, eligibility, syllabus, subjects, and pattern.

Assam SLET 2021 Highlights

Exam Name

Assam SLET


Assam State Level Eligibility Test

Exam Type

State Eligibility Test

Exam Level

State Level

Conducting Body

Assam State Capital Region Development Authority

Exam Mode

Offline Mode (PPT)

Exam Duration

01 Hours 15 Minutes

Concept of SET

  • In order to maintain a uniform standard of graduate and post graduate teaching throughout the country, the Govt. of India through its notification in 1988 stated that only those candidates would be considered eligible for a post of lecturer, who besides fulfilling the minimum academic qualifications for it, also qualify in comprehensive test, NET to be conducted for the purpose
  • Similarly, a proposal was put forward for constituting the North-East State Level Eligibility Test (NESLET) on conduct such a test for the aspirant candidates of the North-Eastern Region
  • It was subsequently constituted as SLET Commission Assam (N.E. Region). The name of the Test has again been modified as SET (STATE ELIGIBILITY TEST)

Important Dates



Commencement of Online Registration Released

20th October 2020

Last date to submit the online Application form

14th December 2020

The last date to deposit the exam fee in the bank

16th December 2020

Issuance of Admit Card

To be Announced

Assam SLET 2021 Exam date

14th February 2021

The release of the final answer key

To be Announced

Declaration of Result

To be Announced

NE SLET 2020 – Eligibility Criteria

  • Any Indian National who have secured atleast 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master Degree or equivalent examination from Universities/institutions recognised by UGC. However the SC, ST, PWD Category, the OBC belonging to non-creamy layer who have secured atleast 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master degree or equivalent exam are eligible to appear in the Test.
  • Candidates who have appeared or will be appearing at the final qualifying Master degree (final year) examination and result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examination have been delayed may also apply for this Test.
  • However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for award of pass certificate only after they have passed the Master degree exam or equivalent exam with atleast 55% marks in case of unreserved category and atleast 50% marks in case of OBC (Non-creamy layer), SC/ST/PWD category candidates.
  • Such candidates must obtain Master Degree within 2 (two) years from the date of concerned SLET result with required percentage of marks failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.
  • Candidates are eligible to appear in the subject of their Post-graduation only. The candidates whose Post-graduation subject is not covered in the list of subjects as appeared in item 5 (i) may appear in related subject.
  • Candidates belonging to third gender in other words transgender would be eligible to draw the same relaxation in fees, age and qualifying criteria as are available to SC/ST/PWD Category. The subject wise Cut-offs for this category should be the lowest among those for SC/ST/PWD/OBC (NCL) categories in the corresponding subject.
  • The Ph.D degree holders whose Masters level examination had been completed by 19th September 1991 (irrespective of date of declaration of result) shall be eligible for relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks. (i.e from 55% to 50% for appearing in SET.
  • There is no upper age limit for applying for eligibility for Asstt. Professors. Candidates who qualify in the Test are eligible to apply for the post of Asstt. Professor within the jurisdiction of the Member-States of this SLET Commission. They will be issued a Pass certificate and the validity period of the certificate is forever.

Age Criteria

(i) There is no age limit.

(ii) A candidate can avail any number of chances

Application Procedure

  • Candidates should submit their Test (application) forms in On-line process only. The concerned website for the purpose is
  • Candidate seeking admission to the test must apply online through website; before applying online, applicants should keep the scan copy of his/her certificates, passport sized coloured photograph and signature ready with duly attested and signed by the candidate
  • Duly attested M.A/ M.Sc./M.Com. certificate and Mark-sheet should be uploaded only along with the photograph and signature; attested copy of SC/ST/OBC* along with non-creamy layer certificate / PWD category certificate, if applicable, from authorized person should be uploaded
  • The size of each of the scanned photo & signature should be within the range of 5 to 50kb and properly cropped; before submitting the form, applicants will get a chance to modify his/her application detail
  • Once submitted, portal will generate a unique Application ID. The applicants are required to note down carefully the unique Application ID for all future references including Admit Card Downloaded
  • Candidates are to down-load their Admit Cards from the website The Admit Cards will not be sent through post to the individual candidates

Application Fee

For General Candidates

Rs. 800/-

For OBC (Non-creamy layer) Candidates

Rs. 650/-

For SC/ST Candidates

Rs. 600/-

For PWD Candidates

Rs. 400/-

Name and address of Co-ordinators cum Officers-in-charge of SET Centres

SLET Exam Pattern

The Assam SLET will consist of three papers and it will have objective type questions of the following forms

Paper I

Total marks will be 100 marks – 60 out of which 50 questions (to be attempted)

Duration – 01 Hours 15 Minutes

In the event of the candidate attempting more than fifty questions, the first fifty questions attempted by the candidate would be evaluated.

The question paper will contain the topics of reasoning, teaching aptitude.


Total marks will be 100 marks – 50 questions (all are compulsory)

Duration – 01 Hours 15 Minutes (10.30 AM to 11.45 AM)

Each question will carry 2 marks.

Total marks will be 150 marks – 75 questions (all are compulsory)

Duration – 02 Hours 30 Minutes (01.00 PM to 3. 30 PM)

All questions of Paper-II and Paper – III are compulsory, covering the entire syllabus (including all electives, without options).

Scheme of Test

The Test will consists of two papers. All the two papers will have only objective type questions of the following forms:


Multiple Choice




Assertion and Reasoning


True and False

The test will be held on a day in two separate sessions

Sr No.










50 question

1 Hours (10.00 AM to 11.00 AM)





100 questions

2 Hours (11.30 AM  to 1. 30 PM)


There is a different syllabus for the Assam SLET examination and the applicants must have to prefer for preparation.

Name of Subjects

Subject Code

Assamese 01

English 02

Economics 03

Education 04

History 05

Philosophy 06

Political Science 07

Geography 08

Manipuri 09

Bodo 10

Bengali 11

Hindi 12

Anthropology 13

Sanskrit 14

Sociology 15

Arabic 16

Persian 17

Law 18

Commerce 21

Chemical Science 31

Life Science 32

Mathematical Science 33

Physical Science 34

Computer Science 35

Environmental Science 36

Test Centres

It is endeavoured to make atleast one centre in each constituent University of the SLET Commission with a minimum 25 candidates. If the number falls short of this in a centre, then the candidates of that centre will be attached to the nearest centre.

Name of Centres

Centre Code

Gauhati University


Dibrugarh University


Tezpur University


Assam University


Manipur University


Rajiv Gandhi Central University, Itanagar


Tripura University


Sikkim Govt. College


Mizoram University


SLET Admit Card

On the official website, the Assam SLET Admit Card will be uploaded. Those candidates have successfully submitted their Application Form, they can download the admit card.

By submitting the Application number or Enrollment number in the required field, applicants can download the admit card. The applicants without admit card will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website