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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    KSET Exam
  • Mode of Conduction
    Offline
  • Exam Duration
    Paper I - 1 hour Paper-II - 2 hours
  • Exam Frequency
    Annually
  • Official Website
    http://kset.uni-mysore.ac.in/index.php
  • No. of Papers
    2
  • Total Marks
    Paper I - 100 Paper-II - 200
  • Total No. of Questions
    Paper I - 50 Paper-II - 100
  • Medium of the exam
    English, Kannada
  • Marking Scheme
    +2 for every correct answer No negative marking
  • Exam Dates
    April 2022
Eligibilty Criteria

Before applying for the examination it is important to check the eligibility criteria of the exam. Here we mentioned complete details about eligibility criteria. The candidate must have prescribed qualifications and an age limit while applying for the exam

KSET Age Limits

There is no upper age limit to apply for the KSET 2022 exam. Candidates can apply after the age of 21.

KSET Eligibility Criteria - Educational Qualifications·

  • The candidate who has 55% of marks in the general category and 50% of marks in the SC, ST, OBC, and PWD category in the Master's degree can apply for the examination.
  • The candidates who are pursuing the Master's degree(first or second semester) or are in the final year of a Masters degree can apply for the examination but if the candidate has cleared the exam the candidate should have to present proof of passing a masters degree with the required percentage within 2 years after the announcement of results only then the eligibility certificate will be issued otherwise the candidate will be disqualified.
  • Candidates who want to appear in KSET can only appear in the relevant subject of their post-graduation.
  • Candidates who have qualified KSET in the previous year are not eligible to seat in the exam with the same subject.
Exam Pattern

The KSET exam consists of two papers with objective-type multiple-choice questions. They will be held in two different sessions.

KSET Paper I - will consist of 50 objective-type questions each question carrying 2 marks. The questions in the paper will be general just to assess the teaching aptitude of the candidate. The primary aim of this paper is to check the reasoning ability, comprehension, and divergent thinking of the candidate.

KSET Paper-II consists of 100 objective-type questions carrying 2 marks each. This paper is based on the subject selected by the candidate.

Session Paper Max. Marks Number of Question Duration
First I 100 50 Compulsory questions 1 Hour (09:30 A.M to 10:30 A.M)
Second II 200 100 Compulsory questions 2 Hours (11:00 A.M to 1:00 P.M)
Syllabus

The KSET exam is conducted for a wide range of subjects. The subject-wise syllabus for some of the important subjects is provided in the below details. The candidates can also refer to the official site for more details of the syllabus.

Subjects Topics
General Paper
  • Unit 1 - Teaching Aptitude
  • Unit 2 - Research Aptitude
  • Unit 3 - Comprehension
  • Unit 4 - Communication
  • Unit 5 - Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude
  • Unit 6 - Logical Reasoning
  • Unit 7 - Date Interpretation
  • Unit 8 - Information and Communication Technology
  • Unit 9 - People, Development and Environmental
  • Unit 10 - Higher Education system
Commerce
  • Unit 1 - Business Environment and International Business
  • Unit 2 - Accounting and Auditing
  • Unit 3 - Business Economics
  • Unit 4 - Business Finance
  • Unit 5 - Business Statistics and Research Methods
  • Unit 6 - Business Management and Human Resource Management
  • Unit 7 - Banking and Financial Institutions
  • Unit 8 - Marketing Management
  • Unit 9 - Legal Aspects of Business
  • Unit 10 - Income-tax and Corporate Tax Planning
Economics
  • Unit 1 - Micro Economics
  • Unit 2 - Macroeconomics
  • Unit 3 - Statistics and Econometrics
  • Unit 4 - Mathematical Economics
  • Unit 5 - International Economics
  • Unit 6 - Public Economics
  • Unit 7 - Money and Banking
  • Unit 8 - Growth and Development Economics
  • Unit 9 - Environmental Economics and Demography
  • Unit 10 - Indian Economy
English
  • Unit 1 - Drama
  • Unit 2 - Poetry
  • Unit 3 - Fiction, Short story
  • Unit 4 - Non-Fictional Prose
  • Unit 5 - Languages: Basic concepts, theories, and pedagogy. English in Use.
  • Unit 6 - English in India: history, evolution, and futures
  • Unit 7 - Cultural Studies
  • Unit 8 - Literary Criticism
  • Unit 9 - Literary Theory post World War II
  • Unit 10 - Research Methods and Materials in English
Social Work
  • Unit 1 -Nature and Development of Social Work.
  • Unit 2 - Society, Human Behavior and Communities.
  • Unit 3 - Social Work with Individuals and Groups.
  • Unit 4 -Social Work with Communities and Social Action.
  • Unit 5 -Research in Social Work: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches.
  • Unit 6 -Administration, Welfare,e, and Development Services.
  • Unit 7 -Social Policy, Planning, and Social Development.
  • Unit 8 -Indian Constitution, Social Justice, Human Rights, and Social Work Practice.
  • Unit 9 - Areas of Social Work Practice I.
  • Unit 10 -Areas of Social Work Practice II.
Environmental Science
  • Unit 1 - Fundamentals of Environmental Sciences
  • Unit 2 - Environmental Chemistry
  • Unit 3 - Environmental Biology
  • Unit 4 - Environmental Geosciences
  • Unit 5 - Energy and Environment
  • Unit 6 - Environmental Pollution and Control
  • Unit 7 - Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Subject Code: 29
  • Unit 8 - Environmental Assessment, Management, and Legislation
  • Unit 9 - Statistical Approaches and Modelling in Environmental Sciences
  • Unit 10 - Contemporary Environmental Issues Unit –I: Fundamentals of Environmental Sciences
Political Science
  • Unit 1 - political theory
  • Unit 2 - political thought
  • Unit 3 - Indian political thought
  • Unit 4 - Comparative political analysis
  • Unit 5 - International Relations
  • Unit 6 - India's foreign policy
  • Unit 7 - Political institutions in India
  • Unit 8 - Political process in India
  • Unit 9 - Public Administration
  • Unit 10 - Governance and public policy in India
Sociology
  • Unit 1 - Sociological Theory
  • Unit 2 - Research Methodology and Methods
  • Unit 3 - Basic concepts and Institutions
  • Unit 4 - Rural and Urban transformation
  • Unit 5 - State, Politics and Development
  • Unit 6 - Economy and Society
  • Unit 7 - Environmental and Society
  • Unit 8 - Family, marriage,e, and kinship
  • Unit 9 - Science technology and society
  • Unit 10 - Culture and Symbolic transformations
Geography
  • Unit 1 - Geomorphology
  • Unit 2 - Climatology
  • Unit 3 - Oceanography
  • Unit 4 - Geography of Environmental
  • Unit 5 - Population and settlement geography
  • Unit 6 - Geography of economic activities and regional development
  • Unit 7 - Cultural, social and political geography
  • Unit 8 - Geographic Thoughts
  • Unit 9 - Geographic Techniques
  • Unit 10 - Geography of India

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