WB SET 2019

17 Feb, 2019

WB SET 2019 – West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC) organizes WB SET an abbreviation to West Bengal State Eligibility Test 2019 every year. The motive of organizing WB SET 2019 is to select eligible and deserving candidates for the designation of Assistant Professor and Lecturer in the Universities of West Bengal. Candidates wishing to nurture their career as a lecturer are required to fill the online application form which will be available from 1st week of August 2019 tentatively. Before filling the application form, candidates should ensure that they fulfill the rules of eligibility which are framed by (WBCSC).  Eligible candidates can submit the application form till last week of August 2019. WB SET 2019 Examination will be conducted in December 2019 tentatively. The WB SET Examination will be conducted across 20 cities of West Bengal. WB SET Examination will be conducted in 30 different subjects in a MCQ pattern. Examination is distributes in three papers, paper 1 will conducted for all candidates and paper 2 will be consisting of the subjects candidate has chosen at PG.

This article is motivated to provide all the details to the candidates about WB SET 2019.

WB SET 2019: Highlights



    Name of Examination

    WB SET 2019

    Stands for

     West Bengal State Eligibility Test 2019

    Conducted by

    West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC)

    Position Offered

    Assistant Professor and Lecturer

    Mode of Examination


    Number of Papers

    Paper 1: For all candidates

    Paper 2 and Paper 3: Subject chosen at PG level

    Number of Vacancies Offered

    Notify soon

    Date of Examination

    December 2019 (tentative)

    Location of Job

    West Bengal

    Number of Sections

    Teaching & Aptitude

    Subject Paper

    Subject paper with depth question

    WB SET 2019: Notification

    Notification for the recruitment of Assistant Professor and Lecturers will be announced in the 1st week of August 2019 tentatively. Notification will be released on the official website of WBCSC. Notification will be released in PDF format with all the information of eligibility criteria, vacancies, procedure to apply, procedure of selection, exam pattern, syllabus & important dates.

    Application forms will be released with the release of notification on the official website only. The motive of releasing the notification is to recruit eligible and deserving candidates for the designation of Assistant Professor and Lecturer in the Universities of West Bengal.

    WB SET 2019: Important Dates

    Candidates can check the expected schedule of WB SET 2019 in the table furnished below. The official schedule is yet to be announced, once the official schedule will be announced we will update the same here only. Keep visiting our article to stay updated.

    S. No.


    Tentative Date


    Availability of WB SET Application form 2019

    1st week of August 2019


    Starting of payment of Application fee

     1st week of August 2019


    Last date to apply for WB SET 2019

    4th week of August 2019


    Last date to pay Application Fee

    1st week of Sept 2019


    Publish of WB SET Admit Card 2019

    7 days prior to Examination


    Date of examination of WB SET 2019

     December 2019


    Announcement of MP TET Result 2019

    Notify soon

     WB SET Eligibility Criteria 2019

    The conducting authority will release a set of rules in the notification which is called eligibility criteria. The purpose of framing the eligibility criteria is selecting eligible candidates for the designation offered. It is mandatory for the candidates to satisfy the norms of eligibility for the successful participation in the process of recruitment. In case candidate will be found ineligible, authority is liable to reject the candidature of the candidate. Candidates can check the WB SET Eligibility Criteria 2019 below:

    1. Educational Qualification
    • Candidates should have completed Master’s Degree with an aggregate of 55% or equivalent from universities/institutions recognized by UGC and State Government recognized by U.G.C.
    • Candidates belonging to reserved category will be provided with relaxation of 5%.
    • The candidates who have completed their Ph.D. degree and whose Master’s degree had been completed by 19th September 1991 will be eligible for WB SET and relaxation of 5% will provided.
    • Candidates who are final year of Master’s degree or result awaited candidates are also eligible to apply for WB SET 2019.
    1. Age Limit

    There is no upper age limit framed by authority to apply for WB SET 2019.

    WB SET Application Form 2019

    • Candidates who wish to participate in WB SET 2019 are required to apply online by filling up the application forms.
    • The WB SET application form 2019 will be available online on the official website of WBCSC. No Application via post will be entertained by the authority.
    • The process of applying online will be started from 1st week of August 2019 tentatively. Application forms will be entertained till last week of August 2019.
    • The official authority will not consider or entertain any application after the 4th week of August 2019.
    • Before going to fill the application form, candidate should check all the instructions specificed by the authority and follow them strictly.
    • Candidate will be required to upload scanned images in the format, dimension and size specified by the conducting authority.
    • After filling up the details of application form, candidate will move to the application fee payment page. Application fee as per the category is required to be successfully paid by the candidates.

    Steps to fill WB SET Application form 2019

    1. Candidates willing to fill the application form are required to visit the official website.
    2. On the homepage, there will be a link to fill the application form. Click on the link.
    3. After that, fill the application form details carefully.
    4. Now, upload the scanned images as per the format required.
    5. Now, you will get directed to application fee payment page. Pay the application fee.
    6. Now, take print out of the application form for the future reference.

    WB SET Application Fee 2019

    • Candidates are required to complete the payment of application fee via online or offline mode.
    • For the online payment, candidate can pay through debit/credit/net banking.
    • For the offline payment, candidate can pay through cash in any branch of Union Bank of India through challan.
    • Application fee paid by the candidate is non-refundable.


    Application Fee

    General Candidates

    Rs. 1000/-

    OBC/SC/ST Candidates

    Rs. 500/-

    WB SET Exam Pattern 2019

    The conducting authority releases a pattern of examination in the notification. Candidates will get idea about the marking scheme after examining the exam pattern. Candidates can check the highlights of exam pattern in the table furnished below:

    • WB SET Examination will be conducted in offline mode.
    • There will be three papers in the examination which will carry questions of:
    1. General question on Teaching & Aptitude
    2. Subject Paper
    3. Subject Paper with depth questions
    • Paper 1 will be of 50 questions, paper 2 will be of 50 questions and paper 3 will be of 75 questions.
    • Each question will carry 2 marks.
    • The time duration of paper 1 and 2 will be 1 hour 15 minutes and that of 2 hour 30 minutes.

    Candidates can check the exam pattern in the table furnished below:

    S. No.

    Number of Papers


    Total No. of Questions

     Maximum Marks

    Time Duration



    General question on Teaching & Aptitude

    50 questions

    100 marks

    1 Hour 15 minutes



    Subject paper

    50 questions

    100 marks

    1 Hour 15 minutes



    Subject paper with depth questions

    75 questions

    150 marks

    2 hours 30 minutes

     WB SET 2019: Subjects

    Candidates can check the subjects of WB SET Examination in the table furnished below:



    Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean & Planetary Sciences





    Physical Sciences


    Political Science

    Physical Education



    Mathematical Sciences

    Mass Communication & Journalism


    Life Sciences



    Library & Information Science




    Home Science



    Electronic Science


    Chemical Sciences

    Computer Science and Applications

    WB SET Admit Card 2019

    • The admit card of WB SET 2019 will be available in one or two weeks before the commencement of the examination on the official website of PEB.
    • WBCSC will be the apex body in releasing the admit card of WB SET 2019 via online mode only.
    • Candidates who have submitted the WB SET Application form successfully will be able to download their admit card successfully.
    • Candidates will require their registration Id and password provided to them while submitting the application form to download the admit card successfully.
    • Admit card can be downloaded from the official website till the day of examination.
    • It will be compulsory for the candidates to carry their admit card to the centre of examination as entry will not be allowed without the admit card.
    • If any candidate forgets to carry the WB SET Admit card 2019 to the venue of examination his/her entry will be restricted by the invigilator.
    • Admit card will carry all the important details like roll number, personal details, centre of examination, timing of reporting the venue of examination, timing of the WB SET Examination and important instructions which needs to be followed by the candidates.
    • If candidate found any problem while downloading the admit card then he/she is required to contact the official authority immediately.

    WB SET Exam Centre 2019

    Candidates can provide their preference for the examination centre while submitting the application form. WB SET Examination will be conducted in 20 different cities. Candidates can check the list of exam centre in the table furnished below:




    Uttar Dinajpur

    South 24 Pgs












    North 24 Pgs

    Purba Medinipur


    Paschim Medinipur

     WB SET Result 2019

    • Result will be announced after 2 or 3 weeks of the commencement of the examination.
    • Result will be declared on the official website of the condu8ting body only.
    • Result will be available via online mo0de only. No result via post will be delivered to the candidates.
    • Candidates will be required to provide with the registration number to check the result.

      WB SET Selection Procedure 2019

    • All candidates who have applied for WB SET 2019 will firstly appear in the examination which will be commenced on December 2019.
    • Authority will prepare a merit list to shortlist the candidates.
    • Candidates who will successfully get shortlisted will be appointed as assistant professor and lecturer in the colleges of West Bengal.

    This is all about WB SET 2019. Candidates comment below to let us know your doubts.


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