West Bengal State Eligibility Test 2021 Notification released

WB SET 2021 – West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC) has released the Notification and invites applications for the State Eligibility Test for the Post of Assistant Professor in Universities & Colleges of West Bengal. 

Read on for more details on WB SET 2021.

WB SET 2021 Important Dates

  • Commencement of online Application: 16th August 2021 (12 Noon)
  • Last date for online Application and Payment: 15th September 2021 (12 Midnight)
  • Date of Examination: 09th January 2022

Eligibility Criteria for WB SET 2021

  • General/EWS candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree OR equivalent exams from Universities/Institutions recognised by UGC are eligible for this Test.
  • The OBC belonging to non-creamy layer/ SC/ST/PWD/ Transgender category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent exam from Universities/ Institutions recognised by UGC are eligible for this Test

WB SET 2021 Application Process

  • Step 1: Candidates need to visit the Official Site https://www.wbcsc.org.in
  • Step 2: Now open the Home Page, Candidates can check the link for LATEST NEWS.
  • Step 3: Candidates can search the link for ADVERTISEMENT FOR STATE ELIGIBILITY TEST (ADVT NO. – 23/SET)
  • Step 4: Candidates are advised to go through detailed notification available on WBCSC website www.wbcsconline.in
  • Step 5: Before applying online, the candidates must possess the scanned images.
  • Step 6: After filling all the details for applying online for SET, the candidates have to opt for payment of examination fee either by credit card/debit card/internet banking.
  • Step 7: Candidates are required to bring a photo identity card along with their printout of online admit card on the day of examination.
  • Step 8: Submission of Online Application is mandatory. Hard copies of application form will not be accepted by WBCSC.

Examination Fees

  • General Candidates – Rs.1200/-
  • Other Backward Classes (Non-creamy layer)/EWS – Rs.600/-
  • SC/ST/PWD/Transgender – Rs.300/-
  • Exam fee either by Credit Card/Debit Card/Internet Banking
  • Credit Card: 1.20% of the examination fee plus GST as applicable
  • Debit Card: Nil
  • Internet Banking: Rs. 10/- per transaction plus GST as applicable

WB SET 2021 Scheme & Date of Test

  • Test will consist of two papers. Both the papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be held on 09th January 2022 (SUNDAY) in two separate sessions as under:
  • First – Paper-I (100 Marks) – No. of Question: 50 questions, all are compulsory; Duration: 1 Hour (09:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.) IST
  • Second – Paper-II (200 Marks) – No. of Question: 100 questions, all are compulsory; 2 Hours (11:00 A.M. to 01:00 P.M.) IST

WB SET 2021 Admit Card

  • It may be noted that the admit card will be uploaded on the website www.wbcsconline.in in 3rd week of December 2021.No Admit Cards will be sent to the candidates by post.
  • No candidate will be allowed to appear at the exam center other than that allotted to him/her in the admit card

Subject & Syllabus of Test

  • All questions of Paper-II will be compulsory, covering entire syllabus of earlier Paper – II & Paper –III (including all electives, without options)
  • Syllabi for all SET subjects can be downloaded from the website www.wbcsconline.in 


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