Kerala SET 2023: Provisional Answer Key (Out), Result (Soon)

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Kerala SET 2023 provisional answer key is out on the official website on Jan 23, 2023, and candidates can download the provisional answer key from the official website. Candidates can object to the provisional answer key, and the result will be declared shortly by the exam committee. 

Kerala SET Result 2023 Kerala SET Cut Off 2023

Kerala State Eligibility Test (SET) 2023 is conducted by the LBS Centre for Science and Technology. SET exam Kerala helps candidates be selected as the Higher Secondary School Teacher 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 2023. 

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  • Jan 24, 2023: Kerala SET 2023 provisional answer key is out on Jan 23, 2023. Read More

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Kerala SET 2023 Answer Key

Kerala SET 2023 provisional answer key was released by the exam authority on Jan 23, 2023, and candidates can download the provisional answer key from the official website. The final answer key will be out shortly on the official website. The candidates who wish to object to the provisional answer key can send the supporting documents to the Deputy Director(EDP), LBS Centre for Science and Technology, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram, and should pay a DD of Rs 300 for the individual question.

How to Download Kerala SET 2023 Answer Key?

Steps to download the Kerala SET Answer Key are given below.

  • Step 1: Candidates must visit the Official Website.
  • Step 2: Click on SET Jan 2023
  • Step 3: Click on the Version A or B against your desired subject.
  • Step 4: Answer Key will appear on the screen.
  • Step 5: Download the answer key for future references.
Kerala SET 2023 Provisional Answer Key Download

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 Higher Secondary School Teachers 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 2023. To appear in KSET 2023 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 2023 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 2023 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 2023 Highlights, candidates can refer to the table given below.

Kerala SET 2023
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 Exam 2023 Date

Kerala SET 2023 admit card was published on Jan 12, 2023. Kerala SET 2023 exam was conducted on Jan 22, 2023.

Candidates can refer to the tabular below for detailed exam schedule of Kerala SET 2023. 

Kerala SET 2023 Exam Date
Events Dates for Jan 2023 Session
Kerala SET 2023 Online Registration Starting Oct 1, 2022
Kerala SET 2023 Online Registration Closing Oct 31, 2022 (Till 5 PM)
Kerala SET 2023 Online Payment for Registered Candidates Oct 31, 2022 (Till 5 PM)
Kerala SET 2023 Correction Window Nov 4 - 6, 2022
Kerala SET 2023 Admit Card Jan 12, 2023
Kerala SET 2023 Exam Date Jan 22, 2023
Kerala SET 2023 Provisional Answer Key Release Date Jan 23, 2023
Kerala SET 2023 Final Answer Key Jan 2023
Kerala SET 2023 Result Date Feb 2023

The Kerala SET 2023 important links are given below.

Events Links
Kerala SET 2023 Exam Notice for January 2023 Session Click here

Kerala SET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

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 2023 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 2023, 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 2023 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 2023 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 2023 Application Form

Kerala SET 2023 online application form for January 2023 session was released on the official website on Oct 1, 2022. Candidates who satisfied the eligibility requirements could register and apply to appear for the exam. The online registration process ended on Oct 31, 2022, at 5 PM. Kerala SET exam 2023 application form correction window was open on the official website from Nov 4 - 6, 2022. 

In the 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.  The conducting authority will set the registration fee for the examination. The 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 2023 Online Registration Fee

After the online registration window is closed, candidates who already registered for the exam can pay the application fee for Kerala SET 2023 exam was till Oct 31, 2022, 5 PM. Kerala SET 2023 application form fee is provided for different categories in the following table.

Kerala SET 2023 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 2023 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 2023?

Candidates can have look at the below listed points, which displays procedure to apply for the Kerala SET 2023 Exam.

Candidates must visit the Official Website of Kerala State Eligibility Test (SET). Further, they have to go to click on the 'SET January 2023 - 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. Afterwards, follow the below process to apply for Kerala SET 2023.

Step1: Registration of Mobile Phone

This is the first step of Kerala SET exam 2023 registration. Enter a valid mobile phone number to start this process. Shortly after registering, an OTP will be sent to the mobile number.

Step2: Filling SET Kerala 2023 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 references.

Step 3: Uploading Photograph

Select a JPEG format photograph of the 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 2023 Registration Fee

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

Step 5: Printing the Kerala SET 2023 Application

It is only after filling 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 for the purpose of sending the application. The application form to be sent by the candidate must be duly signed by the candidate after printing.

There is no provision for editing the 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 2023 Admit Card

Kerala SET 2023 admit card was published on the official website on Jan 12, 2023. 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 2023 admit cards using the login credentials generated at the time of online registration.

How to Download Kerala SET 2023 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 2203

Kerala SET 2023 Exam Centres

Director, LBS Cente for Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram will set the Exam Location for all the Kerala SET Exam 2023 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 2023 Exam Centres has been mentioned in the given table.

Kerala SET 2023 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 2023 Exam Pattern

Kerala SET Exam 2023 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 2023 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 2023 Syllabus

Conduction of Kerala SET exam syllabus 2023 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.

Read More: Kerala SET Syllabus 2023

Kerala SET 2023 Results

Kerala SET 2023 January session exam was held on Jan 22, 2023 and the result for the same will tentatively be declared on Feb 2023 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 have been released by the Government of Kerala.

How to Download Kerela SET 2023 Results?

The step-by-step process to download Kerela SET 2023 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 2023

Kerala SET 2023 Cut Off

Kerala SET exam 2023 cut off are the minimum marks to pass SET exam kerala. The minimum pass percentage is given in the table below.

Kerala SET minimum pass percentage (Expected)
Category Paper-I Paper-II Total
General 40 40 48
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) 35 35 45
PwD/VH/PH/SC/ST 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 2023

Kerala SET 2023 Contact Details

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: [email protected]

FAQs

What is the age limit to apply for Kerala SET?

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

What is the registration fee for Kerala SET?

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 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?

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

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