Kerala State Eligibility Test SET 2017 Exam Date Announced

Updated on: Thursday, December 08, 2016

setOfficial notification for Kerala State Eligibility Test (SET-2017) has been released on the official website The exam is scheduled to be conducted on February 12, 2017 for appointment as higher secondary school teachers and non-vocational teachers in vocational higher secondary department.

A pass in the State Eligibility Test (SET) is stipulated as a mandatory requirement for appointment as higher secondary school teachers in the state as per the special rules in force.

Eligibility criteria for Kerala SET 2017

Educational qualification for Kerala SET 2017:

Aspirants should be holding a Master's degree in the concerned subject with not less than 50 per cent marks or equivalent grade

They should also be holding a BEd degree in any discipline from any one of the universities in Kerala or have acquired these qualifications from any other university recognised as equivalent thereto

Test scheme

There shall be two papers for the SET February (2017):

Paper I

Paper I is common for all aspirants. It consists of two parts, part (A) General Knowledge and part (B) Aptitude in teaching
There shall be 120 questions with 60 questions each for part A and part B. Each question shall carry one mark
Paper II

Paper II shall be a test based on the subject of specialisation of the candidate at the post graduate (PG) level.
There shall be 120 questions carrying one mark each for the subjects under paper II except for mathematics and statistics

For mathematics and statistics there shall be only 80 questions carrying 1.5 marks each
There shall be 35 subjects for paper II

The questions of both the papers shall be objective in nature and based on single response, ie., for each question four suggested responses (A, B, C, D) will be given.

How to apply for Kerala SET 2017 :

Aspirants wish to apply are required to register at the official website or

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