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19 November, 2015

HPPSC SET Exam 2015-2016 Himachal Pradesh Apply Online

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The Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC) will conduct Himachal Pradesh State Eligibility Test (SET) examination in the month of May / June 2016 (Sunday) for determining the Eligibility for recruitment to the posts of Assistant Professor (s) in universities and colleges located within the State of Himachal Pradesh. The test will be conducted in 19 subjects at various examination centres located at i.e. Shimla, Solan, Mandi and Kangra. The online registration close on 17th December 2015

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Exam Name

Name of the Post

Age Limit

State Eligibility Test (SET) – 2015 - 2016

Assistant Professor (s)

no upper age limit

SET Subjects:

S.No

Name of Subject

1.

Chemical Sciences

2.

English

3.

Life Sciences

4.

Commerce

5.

Economics

6.

Geography

7.

Hindi

8.

History

9.

Mathematical Sciences

10.

Music

11.

Physical Sciences

12.

Physical Education

13.

Sociology

14.

Sanskrit

15.

Political Science

16.

Public Administration

17.

Computer Science & Applications

18.

Tourism Administration & Management

19.

Mass Communication & Journalism

Eligibility:

(1) Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master's Degree (Post Graduate) or equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognized by UGC in Humanities (including languages) and Social Sciences, Computer Science & Applications, Electronic Science etc. are eligible for this Test. The Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ Other Backward Classes (Non- creamy layer / Persons with Disability (PWD) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master's degree or equivalent examination are eligible for this Test.
(2) Candidates who have appeared or will be appearing at the qualifying Master's degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this Test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for the post of Assistant Professor in the Universities/Colleges situated in the state, only after they have passed their Master's degree examination or equivalent with at least 55% marks (50% marks in case of SC/ST/OBC (Non- creamy layer /PWD (Persons with disability) category candidates). Such candidates must complete their P.G. degree examination within two years from the date of SET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.
(3) The Ph.D. degree holders whose Master's level examination had been completed by 19th September, 1991 (irrespective of date of declaration of result) shall be eligible for a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks (i.e. from 55% to 50%) for appearing in SET
(4) Candidates are advised to appear in the subject of their post - graduation only. In case the subject of a candidate is not included in the list of SET subjects, the candidate may appear in UGC NET/UGC-CSIR NET which is held twice a year. (for instance the candidates having post graduation degree in Acharya (Traditional Sanskrit) are not eligible to appear in Sanskrit subject).
(5) Concession of Fee is for SC/ST/OBC (Non-creamy layer) candidates. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC (Non-creamy layer) category must ensure that their certificate of respective category is on parental lineage issued by the competent authority. The candidates are not required to submit any certificates/documents in support of their eligibility. Therefore, the candidates must ensure themselves about their eligibility for the Test. In the event of any wrong information supplied on online applications or any ineligibility being detected by the Commission at any stage, their candidature shall be cancelled and they shall be liable for legal action.
(6) Candidates having post-graduate diploma/certificate awarded by Indian University / Institute or foreign degree/ diploma/certificate awarded by the Foreign University/ Institute should in their own interest, ascertain the equivalence of their degree/ diploma/certificate with Master's degree of recognized Indian universities from Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi.

Scheme of Test: The Test will consist of three papers. All the three papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be held in the month of May/ June, 2016 (Sunday) one day in two separate sessions as under:-

Session

Paper

Marks

Number of Questions

Duration

First

I

100

60 out of which 50 questions to be attempted

75 Minutes (10 AM to 11.15 AM)

First

II

100

50 questions all are compulsory

75 Minutes (11.30AM to 12.45PM)

Second

III

150

75 questions all are compulsory

150 Minutes (2.30PM to 5.00PM)

Examination Fee: ₹ 700/- for General; ₹ 350/- for OBC (NCL); ₹ 175/- for SC/ ST/ Person with Disability (PWD-Gen, PWD-SC, PWD-ST & PWD-OBC). The Candidates can pay requisite Examination Fee either through 'e - Challan' or through 'e-payment' option.

How To Apply: Eligible Candidates are required to apply online through HPPSC Website on or before 17/12/2015 till 11:59 PM.

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