5. HPPSC State Eligibility Test SET Exam Scheme 2013 – HPPSC SET Exam Date
HPPSC SET Exam Scheme and Date of Test 2013 :
The HPPSC State Eligibility Test 2013 will consist of three papers. All the three papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be held in the month of September / October, 2013 one day in two separate sessions as under :
|Session||Paper||Marks||Number of question||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 ( 11-30 AM to 12-45 PM ).|
|Second||III||150||75 questions all are compulsory||150 Minutes ( 2-30PM to 5-00PM )|
Paper – I : Shall be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching / research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate. Sixty ( 60 ) multiple choice questions of two marks each will be given, out of which the candidate would be required to answer any fifty ( 50 ). In the event of the candidate attempting more than fifty questions, the first fifty questions attempted by the candidate would be evaluated.
Paper – II : Shall consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions based on the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks.
Paper – III : Will consist of 75 objective compulsory questions from the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks. All questions of Paper-II and Paper-III will be compulsory, covering entire syllabus ( including all electives, without options. )
The candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III on the Optical Mark Reader ( OMR ) sheet provided by the Commission.
Procedure & Criteria for HPPSC SET Declaration of Result 2013
This will comprise of following steps :
Step I : Minimum marks to be obtained in SET for considering a candidate for eligibility for HPPSC lectureship :
The candidates are required to obtain following minimum marks separately in Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III as given below :
|Category||Minimum Marks ( % ) to be Obtained|
|Paper - I||Paper - II||Paper-III|
|General||40 ( 40% )||40 ( 40% )||75 ( 50% )|
|OBC ( Non- creamy layer )||35 ( 35% )||35 ( 35% )||67.5 ( 45% ) round off to 68|
|PWD / SC / ST||35 ( 35% )||35 ( 35% )||60 ( 40% )|
Step II : Amongst those candidates who have cleared step I, a merit list will be prepared subject-wise and category-wise using the aggregate marks of all the three papers secured by such candidates.
Step III : Top 15% candidates ( for each subject and category ), from the merit list mentioned under step II, will be declared SET qualified for eligibility for lectureship only.
It may be noted that the above qualifying criteria decided by UGC is final and binding.
II) For Persons with Disability ( Visually Challenged candidates ) thirty minutes extra time shall be provided separately for Paper-I and Paper-II. For Paper-III, forty five minutes extra time shall be provided. They will also be provided the services of a scribe who would be a graduate in a subject other than that of the candidate. Those Persons with Disability ( Physically Challenged ) candidates who are not in a position to write in their own hand-writing can also avail these services by making prior request ( at least one week before the date of SET ) in writing to the Member Secretary ( SET ). Extra time and facility of scribe would not be provided to other Persons with Disability ( Physically Challenged ) candidates.
III) Syllabus of HPPSC SET Test 2013 : All questions of Paper-II and Paper-III will be compulsory, covering entire syllabus ( including all electives, without options ). The syllabi for all the subjects are that of UGC / CSIR examinations and the same can be downloaded from H.P. Public Service Commission website www.hp.gov.in/hppsc. The syllabi can also be downloaded from UGC website www.ugc.ac.in. This agency will not supply the copies of syllabus to the individual candidates.
IV) In case of any discrepancy found in the English and Hindi versions, the questions in English version shall be taken as final.
6. Online Application Fee for HPPSC SET Exam 2013
HPPSC SET Exam Application Online Mode 2013
Candidates applying for the test are required to pay fee of 500/- for General category and 125/- for S.C. / S.T. / OBC / PWD categories by cash at any branch of Punjab National Bank, through a challan generated through the above website.
7. How to Apply for HPPSC SET Exam 2013 :
Candidates are required to visit at HPPSC www.hp.gov.in/hppsc and click the link to Apply Online for State Eligibility Test. Detailed instructions for filling up Online Applications are available on the above mentioned website. The candidates already registered with HPPSC for other examinations / test need not to register again and they may use said User ID and Password for applying online for HPPSC SET Exam 2013.
Important Note for HPPSC SET Exam 2013 :
The provisionally admitted candidates may download the admit cards along with instructions for appearing in the State Eligibility Test-2013 from the official website www.hp.gov.in/hppsc. If any candidate appears at a centre other than those allotted by the Himachal Pradesh Commission in his / her admit card, the answer sheet of such candidate will not be evaluated and his / her candidature will be cancelled.
SET qualified candidates shall be eligible to apply for the post of Lecturer ( College Cadre ) only in the University / Colleges belonging to Himachal Pradesh State.
Disputes, if any, shall be subject to court jurisdiction at Shimla.