Karnataka State Eligibility Test (KSET) for Assistant Professorship
[ Accredited by UGC, New Delhi ]
Moulya Bhavan, University of Mysore, Manasagangothri, Mysuru - 570 006
The candidates must read the conditions of eligibility carefully and must satisfy themselves regarding their eligibility for the test before filling the online application form.
KSET center may change the examination center (s) or date of examination without assigning any reason.
No TA/DA will be paid to the candidates for appearing for the Test.
Candidates should correspond only with the NODAL officers (Name and address are given in the website http://kset.uni-mysore.ac.in/contact_details.php) of respective university test centers opted by the candidate for any other relevant information.
Applications submitted on any other format will not be accepted.
Candidates should ensure that the signatures appended and photographs pasted by them in all the places, viz. in their Application Form, Attendance Slip should be identical and there should be no variation of any kind.
The candidates in their own interest are advised to retain a photocopy of the Application Form and e-challan / receipt for their record and future reference.
Submission of Online Application is mandatory.
Application Form must be completed in all respect as per the Notification and declaration should be signed. Candidates who have NOT signed the declaration on their application will be rejected.
Applications failing to provide the following information's will be REJECTED.
Correct Test Center.
Correct category along with valid category certificates such as SC, ST, Cat-1, IIA, IIB, IIIA, IIIB and PWD certificate. [Note: Category mentioned in the online submission of application form is final; any change in category sought in future will not be entertained for any reason]
Incomplete Application Forms will be totally rejected.
There will be no negative marking.
Documents to be brought to the Examination Centre.
Candidates must bring the following documents to the Test Centre.
Printed copy of Admission Card downloaded from KSET website. One passport size photograph (same as uploaded on the Online Application Form) for pasting on the specific space in the Attendance Sheet at Centre during the Examination. Any one of the Authorized Photo IDs (must be original, valid and non- expired) – PAN card/ Driving License/ Voter ID/ Passport / Aadhar Card (With photograph)/ Aadhaar Enrollment No/ Ration Card). The name on the photo identification must match with the name as shown on the Admit Card.
Candidates will not be allowed to write anything on the Admission Card or on any other paper.
The candidates are advised to read the instructions on the Admit Card carefully and follow them during the conduct of the examination. If the name has been changed due to events such as marriage, candidate must show the relevant document at the time of exam. Marriage Certificate/ Divorce/ Decree/ Legal Name Change Document.
PWD certificate issued by the Competent Authority, if claiming the relaxation under PWD category.
Prohibited Materials at the Examination Centre
Candidates are not allowed to carry any baggage inside the Examination Centre. KSET will not be responsible for any belongings stolen or lost at the premises.
Candidates are not allowed to carry any textual material, Calculators, Docu Pen, Slide Rules, Log Tables and Electronic Watches with facilities of calculator, printed or written material, bits of papers, mobile phone, Blue- tooth devices, pager or any other electronic gadget/ device etc.
The candidates are prohibited to bring any kind of electronic gadgets/device in the examination room/hall. If any candidate is found to be in possession of any of the above item, his/her candidature will be treated as cancelled and will also the debarred for future examination(s). The items/material will be seized and the case treated as one of 'unfair means'.
No candidate, without the special permission of the Centre Superintendent or the Invigilator concerned, will leave their seat or Examination Room/Hall until the full duration of the paper is over. Candidates must follow the instructions strictly as instructed by the Centre Superintendent/Invigilators. Candidates should not leave the room/hall without handing over their rough sheets to the Invigilator on duty in the Room/Hall.
Smoking, chewing gutka, spitting etc. in the Examination Room/Hall is strictly prohibited.
Tea, coffee, cold drinks, snacks or eatables things are not allowed to be taken inside the examination room/hall during examination hours.
Candidates suffering from diabetes are allowed to carry into the examination hall the eatables like sugar tablets / fruits (like banana/apple/ orange) and transparent water bottle. However, they will not be allowed to carry packed foods like chocolate/ candy/sandwich etc.
The use of calculators or Log.-tables is not permitted. Mobile phones, pagers, electronic devices, bits of paper, book/note books etc., are not allowed in the Examination Hall/Room. The candidate(s) found in possession of any of these items in the examination hall/room will be treated as unfair means and his/her result will not be declared.
Reporting Time and other Important Instructions
The candidates shall report at the Examination Centre two hours before the commencement of the Examination.
Candidates shall not be permitted to enter in the Examination Center after 9.00 am.
The Candidates are advised to read the instructions on the Admit Card carefully and follow them during the conduct of the examination.
Candidates should take their seat immediately after opening of the Examination Hall. If the candidates do no report in time due to any reason i.e. traffic jam, train/bus delay etc, they are likely to miss some of the general instructions to be announced in the Examination Rooms/Halls. The KSET shall not be responsible for any delay.
The candidate must show, on demand, the Admit Card downloaded/printed form the KSET website for admission in the Examination room/hall. The Test Centre Invigilators on duty is authorized to verify the identity of candidates and may take steps to verify and confirm the identity credentials. Candidates are requested to extend their full cooperation. A candidate who does not possess the valid Admit Card shall not be permitted for the examination under any circumstances by the Centre Superintendent.
A Seat indicating Roll Number will be allotted to each candidate. Candidates should find and sit on their allocated seat only. In case of a candidate who changes room/hall or the seat on his/her own other than the one allotted, candidature shall be cancelled and no plea would be accepted for it.
In case, the subject of question paper is other than his/her opted subject, the same may be brought to the notice of the Invigilator concerned.
For those who are unable to appear on the scheduled date of test for any reason, re- test shall not be held by the KSET under any circumstances.
The candidates are governed by all Rules and Regulations of the KSET with regard to their conduct it the Examination Hall. All cases of unfair means will be dealt with as per rules.
The candidates have to follow the instructions given by the invigilators in the examination hall/room and should not argue with the invigilators or other staff involved in the examination duty at the examination center. The candidates, who will not follow the instructions, will be treated as unfair means and his/her result will not be declared.
In the examination hall/room, the candidates will neither talk to each other nor discuss any matter during the examination. The candidates should not disturb the candidates in the examination room and maintain complete silence during the examination. The candidate violating these instructions will be treated as unfair means and his/her result will not be declared.
Candidates must not obtain or attempt to obtain or give assistance of any kind during the examination. This will entail expulsion and cancellation of candidature for the examination.
If a candidate is found using unfair means or impersonating, his/her candidature shall be cancelled and he/she will be liable to be debarred for taking examination either permanently or for a specified period according to the nature of offence.
The candidate must show, on demand, the Admission Card downloaded/printed from the KSET website for admission in the examination room/hall. The test centre staff on duty is authorized to verify the identity of candidates and may take steps to verify and confirm the identify credentials. Candidates are requested to extend their full cooperation. A candidate who does not possess the valid Admit Card shall not be permitted for the examination under any circumstances by the Centre Superintendent.
A seat indicating Roll Number will be allotted to each candidate. Candidates should find and sit on their allocated seat only. In case of a candidate who changes room/hall or the seat on his/her own other than the one allotted, candidature shall be cancelled and no plea would be accepted for it.
Candidate may approach the Centre Superintendent/invigilator in the room for any technical assistance, first and emergency or any other information during the course of examination.
The candidates should report at the examination center two hour prior to commencement of examination and cooperate with the invigilators. No candidate will be allowed to enter the examination center/hall after commencement of examination. No candidate will be allowed to leave the examination hall/room before 11am in the first session and 1.00 pm in the second session.
The candidate will have to mark the responses to questions on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) sheet provided along with the test booklet.
The candidate shall have to return the original OMR sheets to the invigilator before leaving the examination hall/room. However, candidates are allowed to take away the Test Booklet of Paper-I and Paper-II along with duplicate copy (carbonless copy) of OMR sheet.
Rough Work – all calculations/writing work are to be done only in the rough sheet provided at the Test Center in the examination Room/hall and on completion of the test candidates must hand over the rough sheets to the invigilator on duty in the Room/Hall.
For PWD candidates 20 minutes compensatory time shall be provided for Paper-I- and 40- minutes extra time shall be provided for Paper – II separately. The services of a scribe will be provided for Visually Handicap (VH) candidates and in case of PH candidates who are not in a position to write in their own handwriting. Such of those (PWD) candidates seeking services of scribes have to make a written request (at least 10 days before the date of KSET examination) to the Nodal officer of the respective test center opted by the candidate. Those candidates who opt for their own scribe have to produce the scribe along with her/his certificates of educational qualification at least 10 days before the test date. Extra time and facility of scribe would not be provided to other Physically Handicapped candidates.
The detailed instructions for the candidates will be uploaded on the KSET website http://kset.uni-mysore.ac.in. Candidates may please see the instructions regarding use of text booklets, OMR sheet and specimen copy of OMR sheet from the KSET website. It may be noted that instructions to candidates will not be sent to the candidates either by post or by email.
There is no provision for re-evaluation or re-totaling.
The KSET will display Provisional Key Answer on the KSET website one week after the test is over. http://kset.uni-mysore.ac.in to provide an opportunity to the candidates to challenge the Provisional Key Answer. The candidate will be given an opportunity to make a challenge, offline against the Provisional Key Answer by submitting application form paying a sum of Rs.1000/- per question (payable in favor of The Co-ordinator, KSET Center, UOM, Mysore), which is refundable in any case challenge is successful.
The KSET decision on the challenges shall be final and the result will be declared on the basis of Final Answer keys which will be notified on the KSET website.
No grievance with regard to KSET answer key(s) after declaration of result of KSET 2021 will be entertained.
The decision of the KSET Authorities shall be final in all matters.
KSET Authority will not issue any marks sheet to qualified / non-qualified candidates.
Any changes in notification are subject to UGC Regulations.
All legal disputes pertaining to this test shall fall within the jurisdiction of High Court of Karnataka only.