Assam State Eligibility Test - Assam SET

State Eligibility Test (SET) for the recruitment of is conducted by SLET Commission, North East Region, Assam to provide lectureship or Junior Research Fellowship to the eligible candidates who wish to become an assistant professor or Lecturer in colleges, universities and other educational institutes in the state of Assam.

Assam SET Eligibility Criteria

  1. Candidate must have successfully completed their Master Degree or other equivalent Degree with a minimum of 55% marks (without rounding up).

  2. Reserved category applicants (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ Person with Disability (PWB) category candidates should secure at least 50% marks (without rounding up) in Master Degree or equivalent exam.

  3. Final (or 4th semester) applicants of their Master Degree Examination are also eligible.

  4. Applicants are required to appear in the subjects of their Post Graduation only.

  5. Age limit: There is no age limit.

Assam SET Important Dates

  • Online application: October/November
  • Closure of application: December
  • Examination fee to be deposited in bank: January
  • Examination date: March/April
  • For exact dates see EducationNews.Shiksha

Assam SET Test Centres

The ASSAM SET is held across following locations:
  1. Gauhati University
  2. Dibrugarh University
  3. Tezpur University
  4. Assam University
  5. Manipur University
  6. Rajiv Gandhi Central University, Itanagar
  7. Tripura University
  8. Sikkim Govt. College 
  9. Mizoram University

Assam SET List Of Subjects

The Assam SET is held in the subjects mentioned below:
  1. Assamese
  2. English
  3. Economics
  4. Education
  5. History
  6. Philosophy
  7. Political Science
  8. Geography
  9. Manipuri
  10. Bodo
  11. Bengali
  12. Hindi
  13. Anthropology
  14. Sanskrit
  15. Sociology
  16. Arabic
  17. Persian
  18. Law
  19. Commerce
  20. Chemical Science
  21. Life Science
  22. Mathematical Science
  23. Physical Science
  24. Computer Science
  25. Environmental Science

Assam SET Exam Pattern

The Assam SET will consist of two papers. All the two papers will have only objective type questions
of the following forms:
(a) Multiple Choice
(b) Matching
(c) Assertion and Reasoning
(d) True and False

Paper – I shall be of general subject, 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. Candidates are required to answer 50 Questions of 2 Marks each in 1 Hour. Maximum marks for Paper-I is 100.

Paper – II shall consist of 100 objective type questions based on the subject. Each question will carry 2 marks.There will be no negative marking. The test duration is 2 hours.

Note: The compensatory time provided to the visually impaired candidates and PWD candidates with writing disability in Paper-I is 20 minutes. Accordingly, there is provision of 20 minutes compensatory time in Paper - II

Assam SET Contact Details

SLET Commission Office is located at
North Jalukbari
Guwahati – 781 014

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