KSET 2013 Scheme: The Test will consist of three papers. The test for all the three papers will consist of only MULTIPLE-CHOICE questions. The test will be held on 08th December 2013 (SUNDAY), in two separate sessions as mentioned below:
Paper 1, consists 60 questions for 100 marks, out of which 50 questions, to be attempted with in time duration 1 ¼ Hours (09.30 A.M to 10.45 P.M).
Paper 2, consists 50 questions for 100 marks, all are compulsory, to be attempted with in time duration of 1 ¼ Hours (10.45 P.M to 12.00 Noon)
Paper 3, consists 75 questions for 150 marks, all are compulsory, to be attempted with in time duration of 2 hours 30 Minn (01.30 P.M to 4.00 P.M).
SUBJECTS : The list of 32 subjects for which examination will be conducted by K-SET along with their respective codes and the medium of question paper setting is given below:
Subject Code Subject Medium of Question Paper
01 Commerce English & Kannada
02 Kannada Kannada
03 Economics English & Kannada
04 English English
05 Political Science English & Kannada
06 History English & Kannada
07 Sociology English & Kannada
08 Geography English & Kannada
09 Hindi Hindi
10 Management English & Kannada
11 Tourism and Administration English & Kannada
12 Education English & Kannada
13 Library & Information Science English
14 Mass Communication & Journalism English & Kannada
15 Psychology English
16 Social work English & Kannada
17 Criminology English & Kannada
18 Law English & Kannada
19 Sanskrit Sanskrit
20 Physical Education English & Kannada
21 Folk Literature English & Kannada
22 Urdu Urdu
23 Public Administration English & Kannada
24 Computer Science & Applications English
25 Physical Sciences * English
26 Mathematical Sciences ** English
27 Chemical Sciences *** English
28 Life Sciences **** English
29 Environmental Sciences English
30 Home Science English
31 Electronic Science English
32 Earth Sciences ***** English
Note: * The candidates who have completed/ appearing in their Master‟s Degree in Physics/Electronics/Atomic & Molecular Physics/Classical Dynamics/ Condensed matter Physics/Electromagnetic/ Experimental Design/Nuclear, Space & Particle Physics /Quantum Physics /Thermodynamics, Astronomy, Astrophysic
Paper-I : General Paper on Teaching and Aptitude: This Paper shall be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate. Sixty(60) multiple-choice questions of two marks each will be given, out of which the candidate would be required to answer any fifty (50) questions. In the event of candidate attempting more than fifty questions, the first fifty questions attempted by the candidate would be evaluated. Paper-II : Subject Paper : This Paper shall consist of questions based on the subject selected by the candidate. Each paper will consist of a Test Booklet containing 50 compulsory Multiple-choice questions of two marks each.
Paper-III : Subject paper (in depth questions):
i) This Paper will consists of 75 Multiple-choice, compulsory questions from the subject selected by the candidates. Each questions will carry two marks.
All the questions of paper II & Paper III will be compulsory, covering the entire syllabus (including all electives, without any options). The candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of paper I, Paper II & paper III on the optical mark reader (OMR) sheet provided along with the test booklet. The detailed instructions for filling up the OMR sheet including instructions to candidates will be made available on K-SET website http://kset.uni-mysore.ac.in during the second week of November, 2013.
ii) A candidate who does NOT appear for Paper-I and Paper-II will NOT be permitted to appear for Paper-III.
Syllabus and Question paper for KSET 2013 : download SYLLABUS AND QUESTION PAPER FOR K-SET from official website
a) Syllabus of Test: Syllabus for K-SET examination will be the same as in UGC/CSIR-NET. Syllabi for all the K-SET subjects can be downloaded from the K-SET website http://kset.uni-mysore.ac.in. The K-SET center, Mysore will not send the syllabus to the individual candidates.
b) In case of any discrepancy found in the English and Kannada versions of question paper, the question in English version shall be taken as final.
PROCEDURE & CRITIRIA FOR DECLARATION OF K-SET RESULT : This will comprise the following steps; Step 1: Minimum marks to be obtained in K-SET for considering a candidate for award of final eligibility for Lectureship. The candidates are required to obtain the following minimum marks separately in Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III as given below for considering a candidate for eligibility for Lectureship.