KSET Notification

According to an official notification from the University of Mysore, the Karnataka State Eligibility Test (KSET) will occur in 2022. Candidates will be able to get stable jobs as Assistant Professes in Karnataka’s colleges and universities if they pass this exam.

This exam will be difficult, and candidates need to prepare in advance. It will be conducted across two papers, with 300 marks.

This article shall focus on the recent KSET notification. It shall discuss the things that this notification published. It will help aspirants get a better understanding of the exam and start preparing for it.

Candidates can also visit the linked article and get details about the upcoming government exams that comprise current affairs and general awareness as an important topic in the syllabus.

KSET Notification 2021

The KSET Notification 2021 was released on 6th February 2021. The exam was conducted on 25th July 2021. The candidates can read more about KSET Notification and the other particulars by downloading the official notification PDF of the KSET from the link given below:

KSET Notification 2021 [English]:-Download PDF Here

The candidates who are preparing for KSET or planning to prepare for this exam can check the schedule of the exam from the table given below:

KSET 2021-22

Exam Events

Important Dates

KSET Notification date

06th February 2021

Starting Date of Online Application Form

08th February 2021

Last Date of Online Application Form

07th March 2021

Last date for submission of online application with late fee of Rs.250/-

20th March 2021

Last date for submission of hard copy of the Application form along with Attendance slip to the respective Nodal Centers

22nd March 2021

KSET 2022 Exam Date

25th July 2021

KSET Result 2022

2nd November 2021

KSET Eligibility Criteria

According to the KSET notification 2022, candidates must meet the following eligibility criteria to sit for this exam.

  • Candidates must be Indian citizens and preferably residents of Karnataka.
  • They must have completed their Master’s degree from a recognised university.
  • General category candidates need 55% marks to apply for this exam, while those from reserved categories can apply with 50% marks.

KSET Selection Procedure

Step 1: Apply for KSET 2022

Once the KSET exam notification 2022 releases the date for registration, candidates will be able to apply with the following steps.

  1. Visit the official website of KSET. Click on the “Registration” link.
  2. Fill out the registration form and submit it. You will receive login credentials on your registered email ID.
  3. Visit the login page and enter these credentials. Start filling out the application form.
  4. Upload all documents, pay the application form and submit your form. Download the application form for future reference.

Step 2: Download KSET Admit Card

Candidates will be able to download the admit card once it is officially released. They can do so by visiting the official website and searching for the active link for the admit card. A printout of this card will be mandatory for entering the exam centre.

Step 3: Sit for KSET

Candidates must visit the KSET centre and sit for this exam. They need to follow all instructions and avoid carrying any electronic devices to the centre. Additionally, they must complete both papers in three hours.

Step 4: Check KSET 2022 Result

Finally, candidates need to check the exam results once it is officially declared. First, they have to revisit the official KSET website and search for an active link for its result. Then, they can download the PDF version of the result and search for their names in it.

Given below are a few other related links for KSET exam preparation:

KSET Application Fees

After submitting their application forms, candidates applying for KSET must pay the following application fees through online transactions.


Application Fees


Rs. 1150


Rs. 950


Rs. 650

KSET Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of KSET is likely to be as follows. Candidates should take note of this.


Number of Questions

Total Marks


Paper 1



1 hour

Paper 2



2 hours

To read more on KSET Exam Pattern, check the linked article.

Hopefully, this article on KSET notification will help the candidates understand this exam better and its latest information. They can prepare for this exam accordingly and make plans for clearing it. Once they clear this exam, they can pursue a prestigious career as Assistant professors in colleges and universities.

For the Best preparation strategy for competitive exams, candidates can visit the linked article and get detailed study material and preparation tips to excel in the examination.

Aspirants who shall be appearing for the exam for the first time and are willing to get some preparation tips and study material for the competitive exams can turn to BYJU’S for assistance.

Frequently Asked Questions on KSET Notification

What is the salary range for KSET candidates?

The salary range of Assistant Professors varies from college to college. However, in general, candidates successful in clearing KSET are likely to get a basic in-hand salary between Rs. 25,000 – Rs. 45,000. This salary range is set according to the 7th Pay Commission.

What is the number of attempts for KSET?

Fortunately, the Karnataka government has not set any restrictions on the number of attempts for KSET. Therefore, candidates can attempt it more than once.

Furthermore, candidates can get the latest exam updates, study material and preparation tips, at BYJU’S.

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