Kerala SET 2024 (Jul Session): Registration (Till Apr 30), Exam (Jul 28)

Hafsha Qureshi
Hafsha Qureshi

Updated on - Apr 28, 2024

Kerala SET 2024 registration for the Jul session is in process and the last date to apply for the exam has been extended till Apr 30, 2024. Kerala SET application correction window will be open from May 3, 2024, to May 5, 2024, and the exam will be held on Jul 28, 2024.

Kerala SET hall ticket 2024 will be released on Jul 17, 2024. The Kerala SET July 2024 test consists of two examinations, the first of which has two parts: Part A-General Knowledge and Part B-Aptitude in Teaching. Moreover, the complete schedule for the Kerala 2024 SET exam along with the exam date has been announced. T 

Kerala State Eligibility Test (SET) 2024 is conducted by the LBS Centre for Science and Technology. The Kerala SET exam helps candidates be selected as Higher Secondary School Teachers and Non-Vocational Teachers in VHSE. The Kerala SET exam is a mandatory requirement for candidates to be appointed as Higher Secondary School Teachers in the Kerala State. Keep reading to know more about the Kerala SET exam 2024.

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Kerala SET 2024 Application Form

Kerala SET 2024 application form for the Jul session has been released on Mar 18, 2024. The last date to apply has been extended till Apr 30, 2024. Applicants are advised to fill out their Kerala SET 2024 form before the last date.

In Kerala SET 2024 application form, candidates must upload their photograph which should be 200 pixels in height and 150 pixels in width. The image should be in JPG format and should not exceed 30 KB in size. Kerala SET 2024 registration fee can be paid via online mode only. Candidates have the option to pay using Net Banking, Debit Card, and Credit Card.

Kerala SET application form link is tabulated below:

Kerala SET Application Form Events Links
Kerala SET Application Form 2024 (Jul Session) Apply Now

Kerala SET 2024 Online Registration Fee

The last date to pay the application fee for Kerala SET 2024 exam is Apr 30, 2024. Kerala SET application form fee is provided for different categories in the following table.

Kerala SET Registration Fee
Category Application Fee
General/OBC INR 1000
SC/ST/VH/PH INR 500

The candidates who live outside Kerala have to pay an application fee of:

Kerala SET Registration Fee
Category Application Fee
General/OBC INR 1000
SC/ST/VH/PH INR 500

Note: Candidates are required to pay the processing charges and GST as applicable.

How to Apply for Kerala SET 2024?

Candidates can have a look at the below-listed points, which display the procedure to apply for the Kerala SET 2024 Exam.

Candidates must visit the Official Website of Kerala State Eligibility Test (SET). Further, they have to click on the 'SET Jul 2024 - Online Registration' link under the Quicklinks section. Click on the 'Online Registration' option on the new page, and select the link for first-time users. Afterward, follow the below process to apply for Kerala SET exam.

Step1: Registration of Mobile Phone

This is the first step of the Kerala SET exam 2024 registration. Enter a valid mobile phone number to start this process. Shortly after registering, an OTP will be sent to the mobile number.

Step 2: Filling SET Kerala 2024 Application Form

Fill out the personal and academic details asked in the online form and submit them. A registered ID will be displayed on the screen after the successful submission of the form. Keep this ID safe for future reference.

Step 3: Uploading Photograph

Select a JPEG format photograph with a height of 200 pixels and a width of 150 pixels. The maximum file size should be 30 KB.

Step 4: Online Payment of Kerala SET Exam 2024 Registration Fee

Make the payment of Kerala SET 2024 application fee online using Credit/debit card/Net banking or any other mode. The application fee will not be refunded in any case.

Step 5: Printing the Kerala SET 2024 Application

It is only after filling out the application form completely that the candidates will be able to take the print-out of the application form. Candidates will be able to take the printout of the filled application only after performing the above steps successfully. An address slip will also be printed along with the application form.

This address slip must be pasted on the envelope by the candidate to send the application. Kerala SET 2024 application form to be sent by the candidate must be duly signed by the candidate after printing.

There is no provision for editing Kerala SET 2024 application after submission. Hence, the candidates are advised to verify their information first (especially the District opted for the test centre, appearing subject for the test and the reservation category) before submission.

In case of discrepancies are found, candidates are free to contact the helpline numbers provided on the websites within three days from the last date notified.

Kerala SET Exam Date 2024

Kerala SET exam date 2024 for the Jul session is scheduled for Jul 28, 2024. The complete schedule for the Jul session has been released. However, students must check the date list shared for the same.

Moreover, the exam for the Jan session was scheduled for Jan 21, 2024. Kerala SET 2024 application form for the Jan session was available till Nov 5, 2024. The form correction window was active from Nov 8 - 10, 2024.

Kerala SET July Session Exam Dates

Candidates can refer to the tabular below for a detailed exam schedule of Kerala SET 2024 for the July Session.

Kerala SET 2024 Exam Date
Events Dates for Jul 2024 Session (Tentative)
Upcoming Events
Kerala SET Online Registration Closing Apr 30, 2024 (Extended)
Kerala SET Online Payment for Registered Candidates May 2, 2024
Kerala SET Correction Window May 3 - 5, 2024
Kerala SET Admit Card Jul 17, 2024
Kerala SET Exam Date Jul 28, 2024
Kerala SET Provisional Answer Key Release Date Aug 2024
Kerala SET Final Answer Key Aug 2024
Kerala SET Result Date Aug 2024
Past Events
Kerala SET Online Registration Starting Mar 16, 2024 (Ongoing)

Kerala SET Jan Session Exam Dates

Candidates can refer to the tabular below for a detailed exam schedule of Kerala SET 2024.

Kerala SET 2024 Exam Date
Events Dates for Jan 2024 Session
Kerala SET Online Registration Starting Sep 25, 2023
Kerala SET Online Registration Closing Nov 5, 2023
Kerala SET Online Payment for Registered Candidates Nov 7, 2023
Kerala SET Correction Window Nov 8 - 10, 2023
Kerala SET Admit Card Jan 8, 2024
Kerala SET Exam Date Jan 21, 2024
Kerala SET Provisional Answer Key Release Date Jan 22, 2024
Kerala SET Final Answer Key Jan 2024
Kerala SET Result Date Feb 29, 2024 (Out)

About Kerala SET

Kerala State Eligibility Test (Kerala SET) is conducted by the Government of Kerala. Kerala SET is a test to recruit good teachers to ensure the high standards of teaching in Higher Secondary courses.

A pass certificate in State Eligibility Test (SET) is a mandatory requirement for appointment as a Higher Secondary School Teacher in the State as per the Special Rules in force.

Students who aspire to have a career in the education/teaching field can apply for Kerala SET 2024. To appear in Kerala SET examination, candidates should have done a Master’s degree program together with a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.).

The government of Kerala is the governing authority. Kerala SET exa, is a State Level Examination. Kerala SET is conducted twice a year. The exam will be conducted in two stages of individual papers i.e Paper I - General Knowledge and Aptitude and Paper II - Specialized Subjects.

Selection Process: The selection process of Kerela SET exam 2024 is based on the performance of the candidates. Candidates have to secure a specified cut-off marks/percentage to qualify the Kerala SET exam. Based on those marks, the candidates will be shortlisted.

To have a look at the Kerala SET 2024 Highlights, candidates can refer to the table given below.

Kerala SET 2024
Particulars Details
Exam Name Kerala SET / SET Exam Kerala
Full Form Kerala State Eligibility Test
Conducting Body Government of Kerala
Level State Level
Category Teacher Eligibility Test
Question Type Multiple Choice Question
Papers Paper-I: General Knowledge and Aptitude Paper-II: 33 subjects of Specialisation
Duration Paper-I: 2 hours, Paper-II: 2 hours
Total Questions 120 Questions each Paper
Language English
Negative Marking No negative marking
Official Website www.lbscentre.kerala.gov.in

Kerala SET Eligibility Criteria 2024

Before appearing for any exam, candidates need to be well versed with the eligibility criteria scenarios such that any important events related to qualification for SET exam in Kerala should not be missed out under any circumstances.

Applicants must go through the Kerala SET 2024 eligibility criteria before filling the application form. Eligibility criteria for all the subjects are different and the same are listed below.

Age Criteria: There is no age Limit prescribed for the candidate appearing for Kerala SET exam.

Educational Criteria: To attempt Kerala SET 2024, candidates should hold a Master’s degree in a specific subject with not less than 50% aggregate marks or equivalent grade. Also, the candidates should have a B.Ed degree in any discipline from any recognized university in Kerala or possess these qualifications from any other recognized university.

To understand Kerala SET 2024 Eligibility Criteria in a simpler way, candidates can refer to the following table which shows eligibility criteria for various subjects that they are aspiring for.

Kerala SET 2024 Eligibility
Subjects Eligibility Criteria
Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry Have an M.Sc Ed degree in the concerned subject with at least 50% marks or equivalent grade from any Regional Instituted of Education that is sponsored by NCERT.
Botany and Zoology Have an MSc Ed degree in the concerned subject with at least 50% marks or equivalent grade from any Regional Instituted of Education that is sponsored by NCERT.or have MSc Ed degree in Life Science with at least 50% marks or equivalent grade from any Regional Institutes of Education
Anthropology, Commerce, French, Gandhian Studies, Geology, German, Home Science, Journalism, Latin, Music, Philosophy, Psychology, Russian, Social Work, Sociology, Statistics and Syriac Possess B.Ed degree
English Possess II class Master’s Degree in Communicative English with at least 50% marks as well as a B.Ed degree.
Hindi 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
Latin Cleared their degree exam in any discipline (from any University in Kerala or recognized as equivalent) with Latin as their second language under Paper II wherein they have secured at least 50% marks. These eligibility criteria hold true only if the candidate has secured a minimum of 50% aggregate marks for that Part II.

Kerala SET Admit Card 2024

Kerala SET 2024 admit card will be released on Jul 17, 2024. The admit cards are issued to the candidates who have registered and submitted the application form on time. Candidates can download their Kerala SET Exam 2024 admit cards using the login credentials generated at the time of online registration.

How to Download Kerala SET 2024 Admit Card?

Steps to download the Kerala SET Admit Card are given below.

  • Step 1: Candidates must visit the Official Website.
  • Step 2: Click on Kerala SET link.
  • Step 3: Click on the "Download Admit Card" option.
  • Step 4: Enter the Application Number and Date of Birth/Site Access Key.
  • Step 5: Admit Card will be downloaded into the device take the printout for future references.

Read More: Kerala SET Admit Card 2024

Kerala SET Exam Centres 2024

Director, LBS Cente for Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram will set the Exam Location for all the Kerala SET Exam 2024 candidates.The complete address of the Examination Cente will be displayed on the Admit Card.

The examination Centres will be in 13 different Districts. The list of all the Kerala SET 2024 Exam Centres has been mentioned in the given table.

Kerala SET 2024 Exam Centres
Code Districts
1 Thiruvananthapuram
2 Kollam
3 Pathanamthitta
4 Alappuzha
5 Kottayam
6 Idukki
7 Ernakulam
8 Thrissur
9 Palakkad
10 Malappuram
11 Kozhikode
12 Wayanad
13 Kannur
14 Kasaragod

Kerala SET Exam Pattern 2024

Kerala SET Exam 2024 is divided into 2 papers. Each paper is of 2 hours duration. Both the papers have Multiple Choice Type (MCQ) questions. Paper-I has got 2 parts: Part-A and Part-B. Part A has questions based on General Knowledge and Part B consists of questions on Teaching aptitude.

Paper-II has questions from 35 subjects based on the candidates' specialization. All the questions carry 1 mark each. But for Mathematics and Statistics subjects, each question carries 1.5 marks each. There is no negative marking in any papers.

Candidates can also refer to the following table, to understand Kerala SET 2024 Exam Pattern in a simpler way.

Kerala SET Exam Pattern
Kerala SET Paper Subject Total No. of Questions Marks Allotted for Each Question
Paper I General Knowledge (Part A) and Aptitude in Teaching (Part B) 120 (60 questions each part) 1
Paper-II All 33 subjects except Mathematics and Statistics 120 questions 1
Mathematics and Statistics 80 questions 1.5

Kerala SET Syllabus 2024

Conduction of Kerala SET exam syllabus 2024 is divided into two papers as follows:

  • Paper-I will be based on General Knowledge and Teaching Aptitude.
  • Paper-II will have 35 different subjects based on candidates' specialization.

The Detailed syllabus for the Kerala SET Exam is given below. Candidates must check and download the PDF.

Particulars Direct Link
Kerala SET Syllabus 2024 PDF Download

Read More: Kerala SET Syllabus 2024

Kerala SET Results 2024

Kerala SET 2024 result for the Jul session is expected to be released by Aug 2024 along with the list of qualified candidates. The list contains the qualified candidates name and their roll number who will be awarded the eligibility certificates.

Candidates can check the results on the official website of Kerala SET. The results will be released by the Government of Kerala.

How to Download Kerela SET 2024 Results?

The step-by-step process to download Kerela SET 2024 Results has been given below.

  • Step 1: Candidates must visit the Official Website.
  • Step 2: Upon landing on the page, click on the "State Eligibility Test" link.
  • Step 3: Then, click on the Results Kerala SET link.
  • Step 4: Enter your Registration Number.
  • Step 5: Click on Submit. Next, the result will be displayed.
  • Step 6: Take the Printout of the Result Sheet for future references.
  • Step 7: Based on the results of the Kerala SET the candidates are appointed as Higher Secondary School Teachers and Non-Vocational Teachers in VHSE.

Read More: Kerala SET Result 2024

Kerala SET Cut Off 2024

Kerala SET exam 2024 cut off are the minimum marks to pass SET exam Kerala. The minimum expected pass percentage is given in the table below.

Kerala SET minimum pass percentage (Expected)
Category Paper-I Paper-II Total Cut Off
General 40 40 48
OBC 35 35 45
SC/ST 35 35 40
Other 35 35 40

Note: All the data mentioned on this page is as per the new notification released by the Government of Kerala.

Read More: Kerala SET Cut Off 2024

Kerala SET Contact Details 2024

Incase of queries or doubts, candidates can reach out to the concerned authorities through the following contact details.

Phone: +91-0471-2560311, 312, 313

Email: mail@lbscentre.org

FAQs

When will the Kerala SET 2024 registration for the Jul session be released?

The Kerala SET 2024 registration for the Jul session started on Mar 16, 2024. The last date to apply has been extended till Apr 30, 2024.

What is the registration fee for Kerala SET 2024 ?

For General and OBC Candidates the registration fee is INR 750, for SC/ST/VH/PH candidates its INR 375

Where are the exam centres of Kerala SET 2024 located?

Kerala SET Exam Centres are located in 13 different districts of Kerala.

What is the minimum pass percentage required to qualify in Kerala SET 2024 ?

The minimum qualifying percentages for different categories are as follows For General category candidates a total of 48%  For OBC candidates a total of 45% For SC/ST/PwD/Vh candidates a total of 40% Paper-I and Paper-II have separate cut-off as well

What is the age limit to apply for Kerala SET 2024?

There is No Age Limit prescribed for the candidate appearing for Kerala SET exam

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