HPPSC Shimla HP SET Notification Out : Apply Online

HPPSC Shimla HP SET Notification Out : Apply Online

Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission Shimla invited online Applications from desirous and eligible candidates for admission to State Eligibility Test-2023. Candidates can apply, through “Online” mode only.

Important Dates :

Starting Date for apply online21/10/2023
Closing Date for apply online17/11/2023

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
  23. Environment Sciences
  24. Home Sciences

Essential Qualification :

i) General / Unreserved / General-EWS candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree 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./ and Persons with Disability (PWD) of H.P. category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree are eligible for this test.

ii) Candidates who are pursuing their Master’s degree or equivalent course or candidates who have appeared for their 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 / and 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.

Exemption/ Eligibility For Assistant Professor

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 /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 1 June, 2002 are exempted from appearing in NET, and are eligible to appear/apply for Assistant Professor(s) anywhere in India. For SET held from 1 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. A candidate can appear in the SET any number of times and there is no age limit.

Scheme /Pattern of Test :

Paper -1General Awareness
No. of Questions50
MCQThe questions will be of
general nature, intended
to assess the teaching/
research aptitude of the
candidate. It will
primarily be designed to
test reasoning ability,
divergent thinking and
general awareness of
the candidate.
Duration01 Hour
Paper -11(Concerned
No. of Questions100
Session Second
MCQThe questions will be
based on the subject
selected by the
candidate and is
intended to assess the
domain knowledge of
the candidate, covering
the entire contents of
syllabus uploaded on
the website of the
Commission as well as
the website of the UGC
Duration02 Hours

Syllabus of Test :

All questions of Paper-I & Paper-II will be compulsory, covering entire contents of syllabus
uploaded on the website http://www.hppsc.hp.gov.in (http://www.hppsc.hp.gov.in/) of the
Commission as well as the website of the UGC (including all electives, without options). This agency will not provide/supply the copy of syllabus to any individual candidate.

Medium of Question Paper :

i) The medium of question papers shall be in English and Hindi only except language papers and Computer Science.
ii) In case of any ambiguity in translation / construction of a question, in the English and Hindi versions, the English version shall be taken as final and the decision of the SET Nodal Agency (HPPSC) shall be final in this regard.

Marking Scheme :

i) Each question carries 02 (two) marks.
ii) For each correct response, candidate will get 02 (two) marks.
iii) There is no negative marking for incorrect response.
iv) No marks will be given for un-answered/un-attempted questions.
v) To answer a question, the candidate needs to choose one option as correct option.]
vi) If a question is found to be incorrect and the same is dropped / scrapped, then two marks
(+2) will be awarded to all the candidates. The reason could be due to human error or technical error. Since, there is no negative marking; candidate needs to choose one most nearest option as correct answer.

Examination Fee :

Gen.-EWS/Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer) of
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

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