a) The candidates must have Master's Degree recognized by U.G.C. 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 (www.aiuweb.org)
b) The candidates other than SC/ST/OBC/SBC/DT/NT category, who have secured at least 55% marks (without gracing or rounding off) in Master’s or equivalent examination, are eligible for this test. OBC/SBC/DT/NT [belonging to non-creamy layer] and SC/ST/PH/VH (PH-Physically Handicapped. VH-Visually Handicapped i.e. Blind) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without gracing or rounding off) in Master’s or equivalent examination are eligible for this test.
c) Candidates who have appeared OR will be appearing at the qualifying (final) master’s degree examination and whose result is still awaited OR candidates whose examinations have been delayed may also apply for this Test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible to apply for the SET Examination. Such candidates who clear SET Examination will be issued the certificate after they have passed their Master’s Degree examination or equivalent examination with at least 55% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/PH/VH and OBC/SBC/DT/NT [belonging to non-creamy layer] category candidates) and submit their P.G. Mark sheet within two years from the date of declaration of result of the SET examination.
d) Candidates can appear for SET in the subject of their Post Graduation only.
e) Candidates should note that their candidature is provisional. Their candidature will be deemed final upon verification of eligibility condition with
reference to the documents enclosed with their application or as may be called for from time to time.
f) To apply for the SET there is no upper age limit.
g) OBC/SBC/DT(A)/NT(B)/NT(C)/NT(D) (Non Creamy Layer) candidates must enclose attested copy of the caste certificate and the latest valid
non creamy layer certificate (For current financial year.) The certificate must be in candidate's own name only. Such candidates will be considered
as GENERAL Category if they do not produce Caste Certificate and the latest non creamy layer certificate along with the application form & will
not be considered for the benefit of relaxation in marks and fees.
h) The SET agency will not issue any marksheet to qualified/non-qualified candidate. The SET agency will issue certificate to qualifying candidates only.
EXEMPTION (ELIGIBILITY FOR ASSISTANT PROFESOR)
(a) Exemption from SET will be as per decisions taken by the U.G.C. and State Government from time to time.