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KSET Exam Cut-Off

The KSET Exam cutoff 2024 will be determined by the KSET authorities on the official website. The cutoff is decided by the University of Mysore based on the performance of the candidates in the KSET Exam. The KSET Merit List is prepared on the basis of the cut-off marks secured by the candidates.

The KSET cutoff varies from year to year depending on several factors. The Karnataka State Eligibility Test cutoff marks is the minimum marks secured by the candidates to qualify the exam. The KSET Merit list will be prepared on the basis of the cutoff marks secured by the candidates in the exam.

Factors Determining the KSET Cutoff marks are:

  • Total number of candidates appearing for the KSET exams
  • Total number of vacant seats
  • The difficulty level of the exam
  • Previous years’ cutoff trends
  • Highest marks secured in the exam

Steps to check the KSET Cut-off 2024

  • Go to the official website of the KSET authorities.
  • Click on the KSET cutoff link available on the homepage.
  • Enter login credentials.
  • Click the submit button.
  • The KSET cutoff will appear on the screen in PDF format.
  • Download the cutoff marks and save them on your computer for reference.

KSET Previous year’s Cutoff Marks

The KSET cutoff marks are different for each year and candidates can check the previous year’s cutoff marks to understand the expected KSET cutoff 2024 trend.

The KSET cutoff marks are the minimum marks required for the candidates to clear the KSET exam. Out of the total number of candidates qualifying for the KSET exam, only 6% of the top candidates will be selected for the Assistant Professor posts in the colleges of Karnataka.

Qualifying Criteria for KSET Exam

Category of the Candidate MInimum Qualifying Marks
General/Unreserved (Paper I +Paper II) 40%
SC/ST/CAT-I/IIA/IIB/IIIA/IIIB/PwD 35%

Given below are the expected KSET Cutoff Marks 2024:

Candidates can check the previous year’s cutoff marks to get an idea of the present year’s cutoff trends. After the KSET exam, the aggregate of the candidates will be based on their performance in Paper-I and Paper-I.

The names of candidates who have scored more than the required aggregate in both Paper I and Paper II will feature in the Merit list.

Check out the KSET cutoff marks 2024

Subject General/Unreserved SC ST

Commerce

48%

44%

44%

English

51%

44%

47%

Economics

48%

44%

46%

Kannada

47%

43%

44%

Library and Information Science

50%

46%

46.67%

Political Science

47.33%

43.33%

44.67%

Geography

52%

48%

50%

Sociology

- - -

Mass Communication

54%

44%

44.67%

History

48%

44%

45.33%

Education 

48%

44%

43.33%

Tourism Administration and Management

48%

42.67%

40%

Criminology

53.33%

52%

50%

Law

52.67%

46.67%

44.67%

Psychology

54%

46.67%

51.33%

Social work

47.33%

45.33%

44.67%

Sanskrit

52%

50%

49%

Physical Education 

46%

42.67%

44%

Folk Literature 

54.67%

52%

52%

Computer Science and Application 

49.33%

45.33%

44%

       

Urdu

54%

51%

57%

Archaeology 

50.67%

49%

47.33%

Life Sciences 

50.67%

46.67%

45.333%

Public Administration  

52%

49.33%

47%

Performing Arts

50.67%

46%

43.33%

Physical Science

49.33%

40.67%

43.33%

Chemical Science 

50%

44%

42%

Mathematical Science

42%

42.67%

40%

Environmental Science 

50%

48%

-

Earth Science 

52.67%

47.33%

46.67%

Anthropology

54.67%

50%

-

Philosophy

54%

43.33%

-

Marathi

49.33%

 

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Women’s studies 

52%

46%

50.67%

Electronic Science

46.67%

42.67%

45.33%

Linguistics

52%

51.33%

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The final selection of the candidates for the Assistant Professor position in the colleges of Karnataka will be based on the performance of the candidates in KSET.

Candidates who qualify for the exam have to undergo the document verification process after their pass certificates have been issued by the exam authorities.

It is important for the candidates to have knowledge of the KSET exam cut-off as it will help them in their preparation and make them aware of the minimum aggregate that is required to crack the KSET exam.

KSET Salary and Work Responsibilities

The KSET or the Karnataka State Eligibility test is held for the recruitment of candidates as Assistant Professors in the colleges and Universities of Karnataka.

Candidates who are interested in appearing for the KSET exams must be aware of the salary structure, work profile, and job responsibilities of the post.

The KSET Exam is conducted by the University of Mysore and consists of 2 papers based on the General awareness and subject matter knowledge of the candidates.

The KSET Exam has multiple choice questions and candidates who qualify for the KSET will be selected for Assistant Professors/Lecturers in the Government/Private/Aided Institutes of the state of Karnataka.

The basic pay grade of the KSET candidates ranges from INR 25,000 to INR 40,000 and there will be 8 pay bands as per the 7th pay commission.

Candidates will be selected for the post of Assistant Professors after they qualify for the KSET exams. Apart from the regular salary, KSET candidates are also entitled to several perks and benefits throughout the course of their careers.

Significant facts of the KSET Salary 2024

  • According to the 7th pay commission, the basic pay structure of entry-level KSET candidates ranges between INR 25,000 to INR 40,000. The pay of the candidates will depend on the score obtained by them in the KSET Exam.

  • The above-mentioned pay for the KSET candidates will be during their training or probation period. The basic pay of the candidates will increase after the probation period is over.

  • There are eight pay bands of the KSET salary including the following:

  1. 9300-34,800
  2. 5200-20,200
  3. 67,000-79,000
  4. 15,600-39,100
  5. 75,500-80,000
  6. 37,400-67,000
  7. 90,000
  8. 80,000
  • Other than the above-mentioned salary structure, the KSET Exam candidates are also entitled to several perks and benefits including Dearness Allowance, Grade Pay, Travel Allowance, House rent allowance, etc.

Check out the pay scale of the KSET candidates for different posts:

Name of the Posts 

Existing Pay

New Pay 

Grade Pay

Assistant Professor

INR 47,304

INR 57,700

INR 6000

Assistant Professor(Senior)

INR 57,700

INR 68,900

INR 7000

Professor

INR 1,16,070

INR 1,44,200

INR 10,000

Given below are the job levels and pay structures of the KSET candidates:

Level of the job

Total number of posts 

Entry level salary structure for different levels 

Grade pay structure for different levels

Assistant Professor 

10

21600

6000

Assistant Professor

11

25790

7000

Assistant Professor

12

29900

8000

Associate Professor

13

49200

9000

Associate Professor 

14

53000

10000

Professor 

15

67000

-

Check out the KSET allowances

  • Basic pay
  • Grade pay
  • Travel allowance
  • Dearness allowance
  • House rent allowance

Job Responsibilities of KSET Candidates

Candidates who clear the KSET exams will be appointed as Assistant Professors in the Universities and Colleges of Karnataka.

The main job responsibilities of the candidates can be described as follows:

  • Teaching undergraduate students in the colleges and Universities of Karnataka.
  • Imparting knowledge and understanding of the students in the respective subjects.
  • Helping in the overall growth and personality development of the students.
  • Completing the curriculum within the time frame set by the University of Mysore.
  • Managing the daily attendance of the students.
  • Improving the skills of the students and solving their doubts or queries.
  • Evaluating the performance of the students through regular assignments and projects.
  • Collaborating with other Departments for activities like seminars, sports, cultural programs, excursions, etc

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