Avision is One of the Best Online Coaching Institute for West Bengal State Eligibility Test (WB SET) Entrance Exams in India

WB SET Exam is a wonderful opportunity for you to turn your dreams into reality! Get all information about online WB SET syllabus, preparation guide, last date to apply, exam dates, admit card, latest exam pattern and results here. Kick start your preparation now!

WB SET Overview

Educational Institutes hold the future of several students, but they also hold the future of the teachers and professors who teach them. Teaching is a noble cause and those who dedicate their lives to it deserve all the respect and remuneration. But not everyone can become a professor.

If you are a resident of West Bengal and want to become an Assistant Professor in Colleges and Universities, you need to crack 

West Bengal State Eligibility Test (WB SET) 2021.

 The aim is to recruit only the best professors who can guide the young students. But to realize your dream, you have to clear the obstacle named WB SET. There are several WB SET online classes out there, but you must join the 

Best Online coaching for WB SET

, Avision Institute.

WB SET Important Highlights

Before you dive deeper into the details, it would be best to learn about the basic details of the exam you want to appear in. The basic but essential highlights of the WB SET exam are as follows-

Exam Name

West Bengal State Eligibility Test

Type of Exam

State Eligibility Test

Level of Exam

State Level

Organizing Body

West Bengal College Service Commission

Mode of Application 

Online Mode

Mode of Exam

Offline Mode (PPT)

Official Website


WB SET Notification

The notification for WB SET 2021 is expected to be released next month or in September. The exam is conducted by West Bengal College Service Commission which releases all the essential information about the exam in the official notification. It contains the details such as eligibility criteria, exam dates, application form details, etc.

Many candidates, who couldn’t appear in WB SET 2020, are waiting for WB SET 2021. As the official notification is not out yet, there is ambiguity about certain details about the exam. This article contains all the relevant details about the exam, which can help you determine if you are eligible for the exam and start preparing yourself for the exam without wasting further time.

As the competition is challenging, candidates give up the hope of appearing in the exam. But there is 

WB SET online coaching

, like Avision Institute, which can help you in your studies.

WB SET Application Fee

WB CSC accepts applications only in online mode. Only after the payment of the requisite fee the application is submitted. Here is the detail of application fee required for different class of candidates-


Application Fee







WB SET Vacancies

Candidates often wonder about the number of vacancies for which the exam is conducted. Candidates who clear the exam become SET qualified Assistant Professors who can join any University or college in West Bengal. The exam is conducted for recruitment in 30 disciplines. WBCSC does not issue the number of vacancies as different Universities, and Colleges declare the vacancies after the merit list of finally cleared candidates I released. 

The career after qualifying WB SET is bright as the career prospects of an Assistant Professor are not limited to joining Universities and Colleges. Joining the Best Online coaching for WB SET can change your career altogether if you work hard and clear WB SET exam.

WB SET Salary

When you are ready to choose to be an Assistant Professor as a career choice, you should also check whether it pays as per your expectations or not. The Assistant Professors are paid under Academic Pay level 10. Their salary is Rs. 57,700/- which is a good start.

WB SET Exam Dates

As there is no official notification out yet, there is only an estimate about the exam dates, which is as follows-



Notification Release

August end or September 2021

Application Forms Availability

September 2021

Exam Date

December 2021

Result declaration

January 2022

Please note that these dates are only tentative, and actual exam dates will be known only at the time of the release of the official notification.

These expected exam dates will help you design a blueprint for your preparation strategy. You still have various months on your hands, which you can use to prepare for the exam. You should join 

WB SET Online Coaching Classes

 at Avision Institute and get the best guidance from the 

Best WB SET Coaching In India


WB SET Eligibility Criteria

WB CSC has defined specific eligibility criteria for candidates who are to appear in the exam. It is advised to all the candidates that they go through the eligibility criteria before filling the application form and starting preparation.

The eligibility criteria is described below-

Age Limit

There is no age limit for the WB SET exam.

Educational Qualification

The candidates must possess the following educational qualification-

  • Have secured at least 55% marks in their Master’s Degree and belong to any UGC accredited Universities/Institutions are eligible for this Test.
  • Have secured 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent examination for candidates belonging to OBC-non creamy, SC, ST, Economically Weaker Section, and PwD.


  • Candidates who are in the final year of their Master’s Degree can also apply but they will be eligible for the post only after they clear the exam with at least 55% marks or 50% marks in case they belong to the specified categories.
  • Candidates who belong to transgender category can enjoy certain relaxation in terms of marks.
  • Candidates who completed their Ph.D. before 19/09/1991, are also eligible for 5% relaxation in marks.

Anyone who fulfills the criteria can appear in the exam.

WB SET Exam Pattern

The WB SET exam consists of two papers. There are objective-type questions in the exam which are to be marked on the OMR sheets that are provided separately for both the papers. Here is the WB SET exam pattern-


No. of Questions








  • This is an offline exam which is conducted in pen and paper mode.
  • Every question carried two marks
  • There is no provision of negative marking.
  • Candidates are provided one hour for paper-I and 2 hours for paper-II.
  • Each question is compulsory.
  • Paper-I contains questions of general nature to assess the divergent thinking, reasoning ability, general awareness, and comprehension skills of the candidates.
  • Paper-II is subject specific and questions are asked from the subject which the candidate has opted for.

WB SET Cut Off

WB SET Exam- Cut Off

You should know that only the top 6% of students are shortlisted. The SET exam is the only stage of the selection process. The candidates who obtain the cut off marks are considered qualified. The cut-off marks are as follows-


WB SET Cut Off


40% in aggregate

OBC- Non creamy/ EWS

35% in aggregate

ST/SC/ PwD/ Transgender

35% in aggregate

Candidates who have cleared UGC/CSIR JRF exams are not required to sit in WB SET exam.

WB SET Syllabus

There are 30 subjects from which candidates can choose a subject. Paper-I is the same for all the candidates. Candidates can choose the subject for teaching from-

  • Anthropology
  • Bengali
  • Chemical sciences
  • Computer science and applications
  • Earth, atmospheric, ocean and planetary sciences
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Electronic science
  • English
  • Geography
  • Hindi
  • History
  • Home science
  • Law
  • Library and information science
  • Life sciences
  • Mass communication and journalism
  • Mathematical sciences
  • Music
  • Nepali
  • Philosophy
  • Physical education
  • Physical sciences
  • Political science
  • Psychology
  • Sanskrit
  • Santhali
  • Sociology
  • Urdu
  • Commerce

The syllabus for each of these subjects is available on the official website of WB CSC. Candidates are advised to go and check their subject syllabus. The syllabus for Paper-I is given below-

  • Teaching Aptitude
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Communication
  • Higher Education System
  • Comprehension
  • Data Interpretation
  • Research Aptitude
  • People, Development and Environment
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

WB SET Conclusion

To crack the WB SET exam is not impossible. You can be amongst the top 6% of candidates if you work in the right direction. However, merely covering the syllabus is not enough. It is important to grasp it and practice a lot. Only the Best Online coaching for WB SET can help you achieve the dream.

Avision Institute

 has helped numerous candidates achieve their dream. It’s your turn now. So, join the 

Best WB SET Coaching In India

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