Applications are invited for Assistant Professors in West Bengal College Service Commission,Kolkata

SET 2018 -Assistant Professor Jobs in Kolkata - West Bengal College Service Commission
Assistant Professor

West Bengal College Service Commission
Kolkata
Any Post Graduate
Last Date 15 Sep 2018

West Bengal College Service Commission – Job Details

ADVERTISEMENT NO. 21/SET/2018

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for twenty first State Eligibility Test (SET-2018) for the posts of Assistant Professor in Universities and Colleges of West Bengal only

Conditions of Eligibility:(i) Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination from Universities/Institutions recognised by UGC are eligible for this Test. The Other Backward Classes(OBC) belonging to non-creamy layer/Scheduled Caste(SC)/Scheduled Tribe(ST)/ 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. (ii) Candidates who are pursuing their Master’s degree or equivalent course or candidates who have appeared for their 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 shall be considered eligible for Assistant Professor only after they have passed their Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination with at least 55% marks [50% marks in case of OBC falling in Non-creamy layer/SC/ST/PwD (persons with disability) category candidates]. Such candidates must complete their Master’s degree or equivalent examination within two years from the date of SET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified. (iii) Candidates belonging to third gender in other words transgender would be eligible to draw the same relaxation in fee and qualifying criteria for SET as are available to SC/ST/PwD categories. The subject-wise cut-offs for this category should be the lowest among those for SC/ST/PwD/OBC categories in the corresponding subject. (iv) 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.(v) Candidates are advised to appear in the subject of their post-graduation only. The candidates, whose post-graduation subject is not covered in the list of subjects in item No.13(on page 7),may appear in a related subject. (vi) Candidates are neither required to send any certificate/document in support of their eligibility nor printout of their Application Form (Confirmation Page) to WBCSC. However the candidates, in their own interest, must satisfy themselves about their eligibility for the Test. In the event of any ineligibility being detected by the WBCSC at any stage, their candidature will be cancelled and they shall be liable for legal action. (vii) 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 diploma/degree/certificate with Master’s degree of recognized Indian universities from Association of Indian Universities (AIU),New Delhi .

Age Limit:  There is no upper age limit for applying for SET. However, for the purpose of recruitment, the relevant Government Order will be applicable.

Examination Fee: General :Rs.1000/-,Other Backward Classes (Noncreamy layer) Rs.500/- ,SC/ST/PwD/ Transgender : Rs. 250.

The candidates may pay the examination fee either by credit/ debit card/internet banking or through E-Challan generated during the online filling of the application form. In case of EChallan, the payment should be made at any branch of the United Bank of India in India (Bank charges Rs. 48/- including GST). In case the examination fee is paid through credit/debit card/internet banking the additional processing charges as following will also be debited from the credit/debit card/internet banking account of the candidate.

Centres Of Examination:

1. Kolkata

2. South 24 Parganas

3. North 24 Parganas

4. Howrah

5. Hooghly

6. Purba Bardhaman

7. Paschim Bardhaman

8. Birbhum

9. Bankura

10. Purulia

11. Jhargram

12.Purba Medinipore

13. Paschim Medinipore

14. Nadia

15. Murishidabad

16. Malda

17. Uttar Dinajpur

18. Dakshin Dinajpur

19. Jalpaiguri

20. Alipurduar

21. Coochbehar

22. Darjeeling

Job Summary

Job Type : Full Time
Job Role : Teacher / Trainer
Job Category : Govt Jobs,Teaching
Hiring Process : Written-test
Who can apply : Freshers

How to apply

Interested candidates should apply Online.

Submission of online Application Form :16th August, 2018.


Last date for Applying Online: 15th September, 2018 .

Last date for Online Fee Payment: 15th September, 2018.


Last date of submission of Fee through online generated Bank Challan, at any branch of UNITED BANK OF INDIA or through credit/debit card/internet banking: 20th September, 2018.

Date of Examination: 9th December, 2018.

About West Bengal College Service Commission

The Government of West Bengal  has nominated the West Bengal College Service Commission as the “State Agency“ for holding  the State Eligibility Test (SET) for Lectureship in Universities and Colleges of  the state.
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