KSET 2023 Karnataka State Eligibility


University of Mysore announces Karnataka State Eligibility Test (KSET) 2023 for the recruitment  of Lecturer/Assistant Professors, Apply now


Karnataka State Eligibility Test (KSET) 2023 – University of Mysore invites applications from the eligible candidates to appear for Karnataka State Eligibility Test (KSET) 2023 for recruitment to the post of Lecturer/Assistant Professor. KSET 2023 is scheduled to be conducted on 05th November 2023. Candidates can check details such as important dates, exam pattern , eligibility criteria, fees, application process and more on KSET 2023 from the post below.


About KSET 2023

  • Karnataka State Eligibility Test (KSET) is a yearly exam conducted for the recruitment to the post of Lecturer/Assistant Professors
  • Candidates who qualify the KSET-2023 are governed by the recruitment rules and regulations stipulated for the Lecturers/Assistant Professors of concerned Universities/Colleges/ Institutions (Govt. /Aided/Private) of Karnataka State.


Important Dates

  • KSET Exam Official Notification Release Date: September 05, 2023
  • Online Application Form Date: September 10, 2023
  • Last Date of Form Submission: September 30, 2023
  • Application Form Submitted with Late Fee: October 03, 2023
  • Last Date for Hard Copy Submission: October 03, 2023
  • Admit Card: To be Announced
  • KSET 2023 Exam Date: November 05, 2023
  • KSET 2023 Result Date: To be announced


Eligibility Criteria for KSET 2023

  • Candidates who have secured at least 55% of marks (without rounding off) for general category and 50% for SC/ST/PWD/OBCs i.e., Cat-I, IIA, IIB, IIIA and IIIB, in Master’s Degree OR equivalent exam from universities/institutions recognized by UGC New Delhi, in the subjects opted for KSET
  • Candidates who are pursuing their Master’s Degree (First or Second Semester) or equivalent course or candidates who have appeared for their Master’s Degree (Final Year) exam and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying exams have been delayed may also apply
  • However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and for those who clear the KSET, eligibility certificate will be issued only on production of proof for having passed the Master’s degree or equivalent exam securing at least 55% marks (50% in case of SC, ST, OBC i.e., Cat- I, IIA, IIB, IIIA, IIIB) and PWD candidates) within two years from the date of KSET result, failing which they will be treated as disqualified.
  • Candidates shall appear for KSET in their relevant subject of their post-graduation only, in case the candidate did not find the subject of his/her post-graduation in the list of KSET subjects, the candidate may appear in UGC-NET / UGC-CSIR NET which is held twice a year.
  • The Ph.D. degree holders whose Master’s level Exam 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

Age Criteria

  • There is no upper age limit to apply for KSET-2023.


Application Process

  • Candidates seeking admission to KSET 2023 must apply online http://kset.uni-mysore.ac.in
  • Before proceeding to apply Candidates must possess a scanned passport size photo in JPEG format (4.5cm x 3.5cm) memory should not exceed 200 Kbytes.
  • Candidates should register (sign up for registration) giving required E-mail id & password. Candidates then proceed to give their personal, educational and KSET exam details, while mentioning their educational qualification they should mention their PG course as Passed or appearing as the case may be
  • Candidate should note down and remember their Email ID and password till the announcement of final results of KSET)


Exam Fee

  • General – Rs.1150/-
  • CAT – IIA, IIB, IIIA, IIIB – Rs.950/-
  • CAT-I, SC/ST/PWD (VH/PH) – Rs.650/-
  • Late fee of Rs.250/- has to be paid by candidates who submit online application after the last date till the extended period

Payment Mode

  • Pay the application fee through one of the modes. After two working days of payment, candidates have to login and download the application form
  • A hard copy of the application form, along with attested copies of SSLC Marks Card, Category certificate, proof of qualifying exam certificate and final PG Degree Marks Card, and e-challan or web generated receipt, must be sent to respective nodal center before the last date


Scheme & Date of Test

  • The test will consist of two papers. Both the papers will consist of only objective type Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs). The test will be held on 05th November 2023, in two separate sessions as mentioned below:
Max. Marks
No. of Question
50 Compulsory
1 Hour (09.30 A.M to 10.30 A.M)
100 Compulsory
2 Hours (11.00 A.M to 1.00 P.M)


  • 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
  • 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. The candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of Paper-I and Paper-II on the Optical Marks Reader (OMR) Sheet provided along with the test booklet.


KSET 2023 Syllabus

  • Syllabi for all the KSET subjects can be downloaded from the KSET website http://kset.uni-mysore.ac.in.


Test Centers

  • Bangaluru; Belagavi; Bellary; Vijayapura; Davangere; Dharwad; Kalaburgi; Mangalore; Mysuru; Shimoga; Tumkur


KSET 2023 Admit Card

  • Candidates shall download the admit card on the official website of the conducting authority. The admit cards will be available only for those candidates who have duly filled and submitted the application form before the last date for submission.
  • Once the application fee payment is done, the candidates are allowed to download the admit card for KSET 2023.


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


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