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WB SET 2023: West Bengal SET, Answer Key (Soon), Result, Selection Process

Latest Applications Open 2024:


WB SET 2023 Answer Key will be Releasing Soon. Applicants will apply through this www.wbcsconline.in recruitment official website. All the Applicants are advised to fulfill the Eligibility criteria before applying for the WBSET 2023 examination.

The Application Fee is to be submitting at any Branch of the United Bank of India. Below in this article, we have provided all the details regarding the WB SET 2023 updates.

WB SET 2023 Notification: Answer Key Releasing Soon

WB SET 2023 Answer Key will be Releasing Soon. The Link will be Provided Here.

WB SET 2023 Important Dates:

Event Dates (Announced)
Availability of WB SET Application form 2023 1st August 2023
Starting of payment of Application fee 1st August 2023
Last date to apply for WB SET 2023 31st August 2023
Edit Option 9th to 11th September 2023
Publish WB SET Admit Card 2023 22nd November 2023 
Date of examination of WB SET 2023 17th December 2023
Interview Schedule 3rd week of January 2023

WB SET Application Form 2023:

  • The applicant must have valid email & Scanned copies of photo, signature.
  • Applicants log on to https://www.WBcsconline.in/
  • Go to “Home Page” the desired post.
  • Read the information rigorously & Click on “Apply Now”.
  • Fill all details within the application form correctly to the best of their information.
  • Upload photo, Signature in a needed format.
  • Application fee ought to be paid through on-line & then Submit the form.
  • Take a print out of the online application for future use.

WB SET 2023 Application Fee:

The application fee may be paid through credit/ debit card/internet banking or through E-Challan:

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General Rs. 1,000/-

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WB SET Eligibility Criteria 2023:

Applicants who have secured a minimum of 55% marks in Master’s Degree OR equivalent examinations from Universities/Institutions recognized by UGC are eligible for this test.
The percentage criteria are 50% marks for OBC (non-creamy layer)/SC/ST/ Persons With Disability (PWD) category.
Applicants who are pursuing or Applicants who have appeared for their qualifying examination and whose result’s still awaited or Applicants whose qualifying examinations are delayed may apply for this test.
There is no higher age limit for applying for SET.

Eligible Subjects: English, Bengali, Sanskrit, Education, Chemical Sciences, Geography, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Sociology, Psychology, Library, Earth Science & Planetary Sciences, Music, Law, Education, Electronic Science, Computer Science, Home Science, Santhali, Hindi, Urdu, Commerce, Economics, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Journalism & Mass Communication, Social Science, Earth, Atmospheric, Nepali.

Recommended Books for WB SET 2023:

Applicants who will participate in the upcoming WB SET 2023 Examination can refer to these books mentioned below. Important books for the preparation of the entrance exam are as follows;

Sr.No. WB SET Books Buy Link
1 NTA-NET & WB-SET 2nd Paper Part-2 Click Here
3 Trueman’s UGC NET/SET General Paper I – Teaching & Research Aptitude Edition Click Here
4 NTA UGC – NET/SET/JRF Paper I – Teaching and Research Aptitude | Includes Paper | Third Edition | By Pearson Click Here
5 WBCSC – WB SET – Assistant Professor Click Here

WB SET Selection Procedure:

  • The test will include 2 papers.
  • Both papers will include solely objective type queries.
  • The queries in Paper I which is able to be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching, research aptitude of the candidate.
  • Paper-II will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate.

Minimum Qualifying Marks:

The minimum 40% aggregate marks for General class are required to qualify. 35% aggregate marks for reserved categories (SC, ST, OBC (NCL) and PWD) are needed to qualify.

WB SET Admit Card 2023:

  • Applicants who have filled the application form in time has issued the admit card for the examination.
  • The exam conducting authority will released the admit card.
  • In order to download the admit card, the Applicants ought to enter the login credentials (User Name).
  • It is compulsory to carry the admit card on the day of examination.
  • The admit card consist of important information regarding the candidate.
  • No candidate will be allowed to attend the exam without the admit card.

WB SET 2023 Exam Centre:

Kolkata, South 24 Parganas, North 24 Parganas, Howrah, Hooghly, Birbhum, Bankura, Purulia, Jhargram, Purba Medinipur, Paschim Medinipur, Nadia, Murshidabad, Malda, Uttar Dinajpur, Dakshin Dinajpur, Purba Bardhaman, Paschim Bardhaman, Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar, Coochbehar & Darjeeling.

WB SET 2023 Answer Key:

After conducting the examination the exam conducting authority will release the answer key and OMR sheet of the Applicants. The Applicants have to pay a certain amount of fee for the OMR sheet. The West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC) will release West Bengal State Eligibility Test (WB SET) 2023 answer key soon at wbcsc.org.in. or go for the direct link given above for the ease of the candidates. WBCSC will be releasing the provisional answer key for WB SET 2023 exam in the next few days. This answer key will most likely be released in PDF format on the official website wbcsc.org.in.

WB SET Result 2023:

The result will be declared on the official web site of WBCSC. The direct link to urge the result also will be provided on this page upon the declaration.

What is WB SET?

West Bengal State Eligibility Test (WB SET) is held by West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC) to determine the eligibility of applicants for Assistant Professor in Universities and Colleges of West Bengal. WBCSC holds the test in two sessions for Paper 1 and Paper 2.

The Paper 1 is common for all applicants and Paper 2 is held for 33 subjects. Applicants need to obtain minimum qualifying marks in both the papers of SET in aggregate to become eligible for Assistant Professor post. Applicants who qualify the exam will be governed by the rules and regulations for the recruitment of Assistant Professor in the state.

WB SET Contact Number/Helpline Number:



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