Organisation : LBS Centre for Science & Technology
Announcement : State Eligibility Test SET June – 2015
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Apply Online : http://lbskerala.co.in/set/set2015/index.asp
Notification : https://www.entrance.net.in/uploads/1177-SET_June_2015_Prospectus.pdf
Home Page : http://lbscentre.kerala.gov.in/
SET STATE ELIGIBILITY TEST :
In order to ensure the standards of teaching in Higher Secondary Course, the Government have decided to conduct the State Eligibility Test for the candidates to be selected as Higher Secondary School Teachers and Non-Vocational Teachers in VHSE.
LBS Kerala State Eligibility Test December 2015 Answer Key : www.entrance.net.in/8032.html
A pass in the State Eligibility Test (SET) is stipulated as a mandatory requirement for appointment as Higher Secondary School Teachers in the State as per the Special Rules in force.
As per G.O.(Rt)No.2138/11/Gl.Edn. Dated 6/6/2011, the Government have entrusted the Director, LBS Centre for Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, the conduct of the SET on the basis of the syllabus approved by the Board of Examinations for the conduct of State Eligibility Test. Candidates are requested to go through the Prospectus carefully to get themselves acquainted with the rules and regulations before submitting the online application and filling in the enclosed application form.
Scheme of the Test :
There shall be two papers for the SET June – 2015 .
Paper I : Paper I is common for all candidates.It consists of two parts, Part (A) General Knowledge and Part (B) Aptitude in Teaching.
Paper II : Paper II shall be a test based on the subject of specialisation of the candidate at the Post Graduate (PG) Level.
Conditions of Eligibility :
Those who have acquired Master’s Degree in the concerned subject with not less than 50% marks or equivalent grade and B.Ed. degree in any discipline from any one of the universities in Kerala or have acquired these qualifications from any other university recognised as equivalent thereto are eligible to apply for the SET June -2015 with certain exceptions as mentioned in the following paragraphs.
For Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology, those having MSc.Ed Degree in the concerned subject with not less than 50% marks or equivalent grade from one of the Regional Institutes of Education sponsored by the NCERT are eligible to apply. For Botany and Zoology, those having MSc.Ed Degree in Life Science (with not less than 50% marks or equivalent grade) from one of the Regional Institutes of Education are also eligible.
For the subjects Anthropology, Commerce, Gandhian Studies, Geology, Home Science, Journalism, Music, Philosophy, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology and Statistics candidates need not acquire B.Ed. Degree for applying for the State Eligibility Test.
Those who have acquired II class Master’s Degree in Communicative English with not less than 50% marks and BEd. are eligible to appear for SET in English.
Candidates who have acquired Diploma in Hindi Teaching, but do not have B.Ed. Degree, are eligible to apply for SET in accordance with the exemption clause provided in the Special Rules.
Candidates who have acquired B.Ed Degree in Hindi conducted by the Dakshin Bharatha Hindi Prachar Sabha are exempted from the requirement of producing the equivalency certificate, as the degree has been recognized by the Universities in Kerala.
Candidates who have acquired their qualification through Correspondence Courses/ Open Universities which are not recognized by any one of the Universities in Kerala are not eligible to appear for the SET. Candidates who have acquired their qualifications through recognized correspondence courses/Open universities should obtain and furnish certificates of recognition and equivalency from any one of the Universities in Kerala.
Candidates who have acquired their Master’s Degree with the minimum required marks for eligibility to appear for SET and are undergoing their courses for B.Ed Degree are eligible to appear for the test. Similarly candidates who have acquired their B.Ed Degree and are undergoing the final year courses of their Post Graduate Programme are also eligible to appear for the test. Suchcandidates must produce the Certificates of their qualifying examinations passed with the minimum required marks within one year from the date of publication of the results of the test, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.
Relaxation of Minimum marks for SC/ST Candidates Candidates belonging to SC/ST categories shall be granted a relaxation of 5% marks in the minimum marks prescribed for the eligibility to appear for the State Eligibility Test.
Age Limit : No age limit is prescribed for candidates appearing for the SET.
Mode of Registration for SET-June – 2015 :
Candidates intending to register for the State Eligibility Test are required to pay the fee for the Test in advance to obtain the prescribed Application form and Prospectus. The fee shall be Rs.750 for general/OBC candidates and Rs.375 for SC/ST/VH/PH candidates.
Mode of Remitting fee :
The fee for the test can be remitted in any selected office or branch of a service provider to be notified later. Copy of the Prospectus and application form shall be issued to all candidates who remit the prescribed fee. SC/ST/VH/PH candidates should produce a copy of the Community Certificate/ Disability Certificate to get the prospectus and application form for Rs.375/-. Fee once remitted shall not be refunded. Application forms are not available by post to the candidates residing in Kerala.
Candidates residing outside the State of Kerala can request for the application form and Prospectus by post.In such cases the mode of payment of fee shall be only through Demand Draft (Rs.800/- for general/ OBC category candidates and Rs.425/- for SC/ST/VH/PH candidates) drawn from any one of the nationalised banks in India in favour of the Director, LBS Centre for Science & Technology, payable at Thiruvananthapuram. Request for the application form by post, along with the Demand Draft and a self addressed envelope of size 31 cm X 25 cm, should reach the office of the Director, LBS Centre at least 10 days before the closing date fixed for registration for SET-June – 2015.
Uniqueness of application forms: Each application form will have an application number printed on it. Applications submitted using forms other than the original ones issued, will be summarily rejected.
Submission of application:
There are two steps for submitting the application, both of which are mandatory.
STEP 1 – ONLINE REGISTRATION :
a) Log on to the site lbscentre.org or lbskerala.com
b) click SET-June – 2015
c) Click Download Application Form The candidate will be prompted to type the application number and the Site Access Key. The application number and Site Access Key printed on the application form should be typed without error to get the format of the online application.
d) Fill in the Application form carefully without mistakes.
e) Click SUBMIT
f) Click the Print Button to take the printout of the submitted application with the Registration ID.
g) Note down the Application number and Registration ID for future reference.
STEP 2 – MODE OF SENDING THE APPLICATIONS :
After completion of Step 1, the application form obtained along with the prospectus shall be filled in, affixing a recent passport size photograph of the candidate (no attestation required). The duly filled in application along with the printout of the online application shall be sent to the Director, LBS Centre for Science and Technology, Extra Police Road, Nandavanam, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram by registered post or can be handed over in person at the LBS Headquarters (address given above) so as to reach his office on or before the last date fixed for submission of applications.
IMPORTANT DATES :
Issue of GO 21/03/2015
Starting of distribution of Application Forms 16/04/2015
Starting of Online Registration 17/04/2015
Closing of distribution of Application Forms 06/05/2015
Last date for Online Registration 06/05/2015 at 3 PM
Last date for receipt of filled-in Applications 06/05/2015 at 5 PM
Issue of Online Hall Tickets 25/05/2015
Conduct of Test 07/06/2015
Publishing of Answer Keys in Website 10/06/2015