WB SET 2023 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern, Cutoff

West Bengal State Eligibility Test is commenced at the state level by West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC). The state eligibility test is organized to appoint eligible candidates for the position of Assistant Professor in universities/ institutions of West Bengal state. Those candidates who have applied before the due date can take part in the entrance examination. On the basis of the eligibility, candidates will be able to apply for the test and appear for the exam. Eligible candidates can download the hall ticket through the official portal of WBCSC. Applicants can collect more information regarding WB SET 2023 from the data mentioned in this page.

WB SET 2023 Highlights

Name of the exam WB SET 2023
Full form West Bengal State Eligibility Test
Type of exam State Eligibility Test
Level of exam State level
Conducting body WBCSC (West Bengal College Service Commission)
Application mode Online
Exam date January 2023
Duration of exam 180 minutes (3 hours)
Official website www.wbcsc.org.in.

WB SET 2023 Important Dates

Events Important Dates
Application form starts date 1st week of August 2022
Last date to submit the form 2nd week of September 2022
Availability of admit card 3rd week of December 2022
Date of exam 2nd week of January 2023
Answer key release date January 2023
Result January 2023
Counseling/ Admission procedure To be notified

Eligibility Requirements

Age Limit Criteria:

  • No upper age limit is prescribed by the conducting board to appear for WB SET exam 2023.

Educational Qualification:

  • Candidates belonging to the General category need to secure a minimum of 55% marks in their Post Graduation Degree such as MA, M.Sc., MCA, M.Tech, M.Com, M.Ed., MBA, etc. from any UGC recognized Universities/Institutions.
  • OBC (non-creamy layer)/ SC/ ST/ PWD/EWS (Economically Weaker Section) applicants should acquire at least 50% marks in Master’s degree such as MA, M.Sc., MBA, MCA, M.Tech, M.Com, M.Ed., etc.
  • In case applicants are appearing in the final year examination of their post-graduation or waiting for their master’s degree results are also eligible to apply for WB SET.
  • Eligible aspirants are urged to appear in the respective subject of their master’s degree only.

WB SET 2023 Application Form

The registration forms for West Bengal State Eligibility Test have been made available from 16th August 2023 and the last date to fill the same was 16th September 2023. Therefore, those candidates who want to be appointed as Assistant Professor in West Bengal state colleges must take up this examination and download their admit cards from the official website. Follow the easy steps specified below in order to know the WB SET application process 2023:

  • To begin with the application process, candidates have to visit the official portal of the West Bengal State Eligibility Test conducting department- www.wbcsc.org.in.
  • Search for the link “Apply Now” on the homepage and click on the same.
  • The application form will appear on the screen and you will have to fill in all the accurate and complete details in the same such as personal, communications, and academic details.
    After providing all the correct information, the candidates will receive the notification regarding the confirmation on their registered number of email id.
  • It is also necessary for the applicants to attach their scanned copies of documents such as passport photographs and signatures as per the prescribed size and formats.
  • At last, candidates need to make the payment of the application charges via online mode or offline mode via e- challan by United Bank of India.
  • Submit the application form after cross-checking all the entered details.

Application Fee

Category Application fee
General candidates INR 1200/-
Other backward classes (non-creamy layer)/ EWS candidates INR 600/-
SC/ ST / PH/ Transgender candidates INR 300/-

Examination Pattern

  • Total no. of two papers will be there in the WB SET 2023 exam.
  • The question paper will consist of queries in a form of Objective Based Questions (MCQ).
  • Candidates are required to solve 50 questions in Paper 1 within the duration of 60 minutes and 100 questions in Paper 2 within the duration of 120 minutes.
  • Paper 1 will hold 100 marks, while paper 2 will hold 200 marks.
No. of papers Total no. of questions Maximum marks
Paper 1 50 questions 100 marks
Paper 2 100 questions 200 marks

WB SET 2023 Result/ Scorecard

Once the final answer key is uploaded by the authorities of the board on the official website, they will announce the result for WB SET 2023 on their official web page. Candidates who participated in the exam will have to enter their login credentials to know their examination results for WB SET 2023. You have to fill in their hall ticket/ admit card number and date of birth, and then you will be able to download the outcome of the exam. Besides this, the board will not issue any mark sheet to qualified or disqualified participants via post or any offline means.

WB SET 2023 Cut Off

Categories Percentage
General 40% aggregate marks
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)/ EWS 35% aggregate marks
SC/ ST/ Transgender/ PWD 35% aggregate marks

1 thought on “WB SET 2023 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern, Cutoff”

  1. In 23rd WB SET exam conducted on 9th January 2022 I have got 60% aggregate in Management as Paper 2 and Paper 1 as a general candidate where the cutoff score was 60.67%. Please tell me why did I not got selected where the aggregate passing percentage for general candidate in Management was 40% only

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