Bharathiar University will hold the State Eligibility Test (SET) on Sunday, 07th October 2012 for determining the eligibility of Indian Nationals for recruitment of Lecturers in Universities and Colleges in Tamil Nadu & Union Territory of Puducherry in the following subjects:
Computer Science & Application
Journalism & Mass Communication
Library and Information Science
i) Only those Candidates who have completed / are pursuing PG degree are eligible to appear in SET. Others need not apply.
ii) Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without grace or rounding off) in Master's Degree (or) equivalent examination is eligible for this test. The Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribes (ST) / Physically Challenged (PC) / Visually Challenged (VC) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without grace or rounding off) in Master's Degree Examination are eligible for this Examination.
iii) Candidates who have appeared (or) will be appearing at the qualifying Master's Degree Examination and whose results are still awaited (or) candidates whose examinations have been delayed may also apply for this test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for award of Lectureship eligibility only after they have passed their Master's Degree examination (or) equivalent with at least 55% marks (50% in case of SC / ST / PC / VC category candidates). Such candidates must obtain their PG degree Mark sheet within two years from the date of SET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they will be treated as disqualified.
iv) The PhD degree holders whose Master's level examination had been completed by 19th September 1991 (irrespective of date of declaration of result) shall be eligible for relaxation of 5% of marks from 55% to 50% to appear in SET Examination.
v) Candidates have to appear for SET in the subject of their Post Graduation only.
Age Limit: No Upper age limit
Exemption (Eligibility for Lectureship)
i) NET / SLET / SET shall remain the minimum eligibility condition for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professors in Universities / Colleges / Institutions. Provided, however, that candidates, who are or have been awarded a PhD Degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of PhD Degree) Regulation, 2009, shall be exempted from the requirement of the minimum eligibility condition of NET / SLET / SET for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor or equivalent positions in Universities / Colleges / Institution.
ii) For SET Candidates: The candidates who have cleared the State Eligibility Test (SET) accredited by UGC for eligibility for Lectureship held prior to 1st June 2002 onwards, the qualified candidates are eligible to apply for the post of lecturer only in the universities/colleges belonging to the state from where they have cleared their SET.
Examination Fee and Mode of Payment
For General Candidate, the examination fee is Rs. 1000/-, for other backward classes (OBC) the fee is Rs.750/- and Rs.250/- for SC / ST / Physically Challenged / Visually Challenged. Examination fee has to be paid through Bank Challan by downloading from www.b-u.ac.in/set2012.
i. The candidates are required to download / print the Bank Challan Proforma from the Bharathiar University website www.b-u.ac.in/set2012 and then deposit the requisite Examination fee in any branch of the following banks along with the bank charges (commission) of Rs.25/-. The Candidates are required to set up page settings in the browser before taking the print out.
1. Bank of India
2. Indian Bank
3. Indian Overseas Bank
ii. Before applying Online, the candidates must possess the following : (i) Scanned passport (pp) size photograph in JPEG format Make sure it should be 206 x 240 Pixel dimension (w x h) and less than 200kb (ii) Scanned copy of Bank Challan (fee remittance receipt) in JPEG format; Make sure it should be less than 300kb.
iii. Candidate seeking admission to the Test must apply online (i.e. through a link available on the Bharathiar University website: www.b-u.ac.in/set2012. The last date for submission of online application will be 31.08.2012.
iv. After successful submission, the candidate should take printout of online Application Form (two copies), Attendance Slip (one copy) and Admission Card (one copy) on separate A-4 size papers.
v. SC / ST / PC / VC candidates and candidates belonging to BC / MBC / SC / SCT must enclose the attested copy of certificate for the same.
vi. Candidates seeking age relaxation must enclose the certificate of educational qualification / research experience entitling the candidates for age relaxation. (for details, please see item no.
vii. The Application (consisting of one copy of printout of online application form, one copy of Attendance Slip, one copy of Admission Card and the fee challan) along with required documents must reach "The Secretary, Set2012, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore - 641046" on or before 07.09.2012.
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