The State Level Eligibility Test (SLET) is a national-level entrance exam conducted by various state governments in India. The exam is designed to test the eligibility of candidates for the post of Assistant Professor in universities and colleges across the country. The SLET exam is conducted across various cities in the SLET participating states.
The SLET exam is similar to the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the University Grants Commission (UGC) but is limited to a particular state or region. The number of participating cities may vary from state to state. In this blog, we will discuss the list of the SLET participating states for the SLET exam.
|Exam Name||State-Level Eligibility Exam|
|Posts||Assistant Professors or Lecturers|
|Frequency||Once a year|
This Blog Includes:
SLET Participating States
Many states conducted this SLET exam, such as
- Himachal Pradesh
- Jammu & Kashmir
- Maharashtra & Goa
- Tamil Nadu
- Madhya Pradesh
- Andhra Pradesh
- West Bengal
A detailed description of this exam in the participating states is given below:
Karnataka: KSET (Karnataka State Eligibility Test)
The Karnataka State Eligibility Test (KSET) is a state-level entrance exam conducted by the University of Mysore on behalf of the Karnataka State Eligibility Test Center (KSET Center). The KSET exam is conducted to determine the eligibility of candidates for the post of Assistant Professor in universities and colleges across Karnataka.
The KSET exam is conducted in various subjects such as Science, Commerce, Arts, Languages, and Social Sciences. The exam consists of two papers, namely Paper 1, and Paper 2. Paper 1 is common for all candidates and tests the teaching and research aptitude of the candidate. Paper 2 and Paper 3 are subject-specific papers.
To be eligible for the KSET exam, candidates must have a Master’s degree or equivalent in the relevant subject with a minimum of 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/Cat-1/PwD candidates). Candidates who are pursuing their Master’s degree can also apply for the KSET exam. However, such candidates will be considered eligible only if they pass the exam before the final result declaration.
Telangana State Eligibility Test
The TS SET exam is a great opportunity for candidates who wish to pursue a career in teaching and research in Telangana. The exam provides a gateway to the post of Assistant Professor in universities and colleges in the state. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria can apply for the exam and prepare for it by following the prescribed syllabus and exam pattern.
Candidates need to score a minimum of 40% marks (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PwD candidates) in both Paper 1 and Paper 2 to be considered eligible for the post of Assistant Professor.
The TS SET exam consists of two papers, namely Paper 1 and Paper 2.
- Paper 1: 50 questions (100 marks) – 1 hour
- Paper 2: 100 questions (200 marks) – 2 hours
The TS SET exam is conducted in various cities across Telangana such as Hyderabad, Warangal, Karimnagar, Mahabubnagar, and Nalgonda.
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Madhya Pradesh State Eligibility Test
Madhya Pradesh State Level Eligibility Test (MP SET) is a state-level eligibility test conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) to determine the eligibility of candidates for the position of Assistant Professor in universities and colleges in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The exam is conducted in various subjects such as Chemical Sciences, Commerce, Computer Science and Applications, Economics, English, Geography, Hindi, History, Law, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Political Science, Sanskrit, Sociology, and Urdu.
The MP SET exam is conducted in two papers, Paper-I and Paper II. Paper-I consists of 50 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) of 2 marks each, and Paper-II consists of 100 MCQs of 2 marks each. The total duration of the exam is 3 hours.
Candidates who have secured at least 40% marks in Paper-I and Paper-II taken together (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates) are considered eligible for the position of Assistant Professor.
To apply for the MP SET exam, candidates must have a master’s degree with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates) in the relevant subject. The application process for the MP SET exam will be conducted on 4th June 2023.
Assam State Eligibility Test
The Assam State Eligibility Test (Assam SET) is an entrance examination conducted by the Government of Assam for the recruitment of Assistant Professors in colleges and universities across the state. The test is conducted by the SLET Commission, Assam, which is responsible for organizing the exam, releasing the official notification, conducting the exam, and declaring the results.
The Assam SET is conducted annually and consists of two papers: Paper I and Paper II. Paper I is a general paper that tests the candidate’s knowledge of teaching and research aptitude, while Paper II is a subject-specific paper that tests the candidate’s proficiency in the chosen subject.
The eligibility criteria for the Assam SET include a Master’s degree with at least 55% marks from a recognized university or institution. Candidates belonging to reserved categories are given relaxation in the minimum percentage of marks required. The age limit for appearing in the exam is not fixed.
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A State Level Eligibility Test (SLET) is a state-level examination conducted to determine the eligibility of candidates for the post of Assistant Professor in universities and colleges in a particular state.
The participating cities for SLET exams depend on the state conducting the exam. Each state has its list of cities where the exam is conducted.
You can find out the list of participating cities for a particular SLET exam by visiting the official website of the state conducting the exam. The list of cities will be mentioned in the notification or brochure of the exam.
Yes, you can choose your exam centre for the SLET exam from the list of participating cities mentioned in the notification or brochure of the exam.
In conclusion, we have discussed all the SLET participating states who conduct these SLET examinations for the recruitment of Assistant professors at different points of the time in a year. I hope that you have got all the information about these exams.
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