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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    Kerala SET
  • Mode of Conduction
    Offline
  • Exam Duration
    2 hours for each paper
  • Exam Frequency
    Once a year
  • Official Website
    http://lbsedp.lbscentre.in
  • No. of Papers
    2
  • Total Marks
    120
  • Total No. of Questions
    120
  • No. of Sections
    2
  • Medium of the exam
    English
  • Marking Scheme
    +1 for every correct answer No negative marking
  • Exam Dates
    January 9, 2022
Eligibilty Criteria

The interested aspirants, who are willing to appear for the exam, should Master’s degree with not less than 50% marks or the equivalent degree. In addition, the aspirants should lso have B.Ed degree in any subject from any recognized university in Kerala.

Check the following table to know more about the subject wise eligibility criteria:

Subjects Eligibility Criteria
Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry Have an M.Sc B.Ed degree in the concerned subject with at least 50% marks or equivalent grade from any Regional Instituted of Education that is sponsored by NCERT.
Botany and Zoology Have an MSc B.Ed degree in the concerned subject with at least 50% marks or equivalent grade from any Regional Instituted of Education that is sponsored by NCERT.or have MSc B.Ed degree in Life Science with at least 50% marks or equivalent grade from any Regional Institutes of Education
Anthropology, French, Commerce, Gandhian Studies, German, Geology, Home Science, Latin, Journalism, Music, Psychology, Philosophy, Russian, Sociology, Social Work, Statistics and Syriac Possess B.Ed degree
English Possess II class Master’s Degree in Communicative English with at least 50% marks as well as a B.Ed degree.
Hindi Candidates who have acquired B.Ed Degree in Hindi conducted by the Dakshin Bharatha Hindi Prachar Sabha are exempted from the requirement of producing the equivalency certificate, as the degree has been recognized by the Universities in Kerala
Latin Cleared their degree exam in any discipline (from any University in Kerala or recognized as equivalent) with Latin as their second language under Paper II wherein they have secured at least 50% marks. These eligibility criteria hold true only if the candidate has secured a minimum of 50% aggregate marks for that Part II.

Age limit

There is no age relaxation to apply for the Kerala SET exam. Candidates from several age group can appear for the exam.

Exam Pattern

TheKerala SET exam pattern will be divided into 2 papers: Paper I and Paper II. Paper I will be similar for all the candidates, whereas Paper II will be taken place in 31 different subjects. The type of questions both the papers will be MCQs and all the aspirants require to appear for both Paper I and Paper II. Check the following table to get an idea about the Kerala SET exam pattern 2022:

Mode of exam Offline
Phases of exam Paper I and Paper II
Subjects Paper I: General Knowledge and Aptitude in Teaching Paper II: 31 Subjects
Total questions Paper I: 120 Paper II: 120 (80 in Mathematics and Statistics)
Maximum marks Paper I: 120 Paper II: 120
Duration of the test Paper I: 2 hours Paper II: 2 hours

Kerala SET Exam Pattern 2022: Paper I

Paper I comprises two subjects: General Knowlede and Aptitude in Teaching. There will be a total of 120 questions and each question will be valued for 1 mark. To complete this paper, the aspirants will get a time of 2 hours.

Subject Total No. of Questions Total Marks
General Knowledge (Part A) 60 60
Aptitude in Teaching (Part B) 60 60
Total 120 120

Kerala SET Exam Pattern 2022: Paper II

The Kerala SET exam 2022 Paper II will be conducted in 31 different languages. The aspirants need to choose their preferable language during the time of filling Kerala SET application form. They also select the subject of specialisation at the Post of Post Graduation level during the registration process. Check the following table to know more about the Kerala SET exam patter for paper II:

Subject Total No. of Questions Marks Allotted for Each Question (Total Marks)
For 31 subjects (Except Maths & Statistics) 120 1 (120)
For Mathematics & Statistics 80 1.5 (120)

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