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Kerala SET

Kerala State Eligibility Test


Kerala State Eligibility Test for teachers seeking selection to be recruited into higher secondary schools and non-vocational teachers in vocational high schools are conducted by the LBS Centre for Science and Technology in Thiruvananthapuram. For candidates to be recruited as Higher Secondary School Teachers in Kerala, passing the Kerala SET is a necessary criterion.


On its official website, the Kerala Government has published the official announcement for the job of Higher Secondary School Teachers and Non-Vocational Teachers in VHSE. The LBS Centre for Science and Technology is hosting the Kerala State Eligibility Test (SET). Kerala SET's online application process began on October. The deadline for submitting applications for Kerala SET has been extended until November. The exam date for the Kerala SET Exam, which will be place on January, has also been announced by the LBS Centre for Science and Technology.

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    • All Subjects: Post Graduation Degree in relevant subject with 50% and B.Ed. degree from an acknowledged university.
    • Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry: MSc.Ed. with 50% marks or similar from any e Regional Institutes sponsored by the NCERT.
    • Botany, Zoology: MSc.Ed with relevant subjects or MSc.Ed in Life Science with 50% marks or similar from any e Regional Institutes sponsored by the NCERT.
    • German, Commerce, Home Science, Philosophy, French, Geology, Music, Journalism, Latin, Russian, Psychology, Social Work, Statistics, Sociology and Syriac: B.Ed. is not required.
    • Biotechnology: Post Graduation in Biotechnology with 50% marks and B.Ed. in Natural Science.
  • KERALA SET Age Restrictions: There is no upper age limit for candidates taking the SET.


Paper I: Paper I of the Kerala SET syllabus comprises a total of 6 parts/units. General Knowledge and Teaching Aptitude are the topics of Paper I. These sections are centred on Language and Reasoning, General Studies, Foundations of education, Current Affairs, Learning and Evaluation, Teaching, and Communication, Technology Research and Educational Administration.

1). General Studies:

General Science (Basics- Class 10th Level)
Biology Physics
Mathematics Chemistry
Social Science (Basics- Class 10th Level)
Indian Polity History
Economics Geography
Major Art forms of India Culture (Life & Society in India)


2). Language and Reasoning Syllabus:

Basic English Grammar Comprehension and Vocabulary
Pattern Recognition and Orders of Magnitude - Numeracy Skills Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability


3). Current Affairs Syllabus: 

Innovations, Discoveries and Inventions – Technology Films, Literature, Music and Performing Arts (Culture)
Events, Persons and Awards UN and Global Affairs
Right to Information and Right to Education - Indian Constitution and Politics and Recent Legislation National and International - Environmental Issues, Movements, Treaties and Legislations
Institutions of Higher Learning and Research, Scholarships and New Initiatives Sports & Games


4). Foundations of education:

Educational psychology, personality, intelligence, social and cognitive development (Psychological Foundations) Educational philosophy, major philosophical systems around the world, value education (Philosophical Foundations)
History of education in Kerala and India, reports and polies on education (History & policies of Education) Relation between education and sociology, social functions and impact of education (Sociological Foundations)


5). Teaching, Learning and Evaluation: 

Continuous evaluation, Tools and techniques, grading and feedback (Evaluation) Application, theories, learning environment, learner characteristics, learner with special needs (Learning)
Skills, techniques and approaches, methods, teaching and learning resources (Teaching Methods) Administrative aptitude, Teaching Aptitude, professional development, reflective practices.


6). Communication, Technology Research and Educational Administration:

Types of research, methods, basic aspects of research, tools and techniques of research (Research in Education) Basic principles of communication, Communication and Education, types of communication.
Organisational structure of educational institutions, Planning and administration at national and state level, school administration (Educational Administration) Computer networks and internet, basic computer knowledge, office tools (Computer and ICT)


Paper II:  Kerala SET consists of 36 subjects in total. It is strongly advised that candidates check over the full syllabus for the subjects they are interested in for a better understanding. This will assist candidates in effectively formulating a study plan, creating timetables, and establishing an appropriate routine.

Anthropology Social work
Arabic Sociology
Botany Geology
Chemistry German
Commerce Hindi
Economics History
English Home science
French Islamic history
Gandhian studies Journalism
Geography Kannada
Mathematics Latin
Music Malayalam
Philosophy Statistics
Physics Syriac
Political science Tamil
Psychology Urdu
Russian Zoology
Sanskrit Biotechnology

Exam Pattern

Candidates must take two papers in order to pass the LBS Kerala SET Exam. The duration of the Test will be 120 minutes for each paper (Paper I & Paper-II).

  • Paper I is the same for all candidates. It is divided into two sections: Part I, General Knowledge, and Part II, Teaching Ability. Total No. of questions are 120. 60 questions from each part.
  • Paper-II is based on the candidates' specialised subjects at the post-graduate level. It has 120 questions from all subjects excluding mathematics and Statistics. There are 80 questions separately for Mathematics and Statistics.

Exam Paper

Kerala SET Previous Papers are required for applicants studying for the Kerala State Eligibility Test exam. Because the previous question papers for the Kerala SET Exam contain questions that have been asked in recent years. Candidates can also cover the recent year's questions in a short period of time by practising these papers. This is an excellent method of preparing for the exam. As a result, there will be a greater probability of achieving excellent outcomes in the examination. Solving these Kerala State Eligibility Test Previous Question Papers will show you how well you know the material in preparation for the exam. so that you can conduct more practise in order to gain a complete understanding of the material for the examination.

Exam Prepare

Solving these Kerala State Eligibility Test Previous Question Papers will show you how well you know the material in preparation for the exam. so that you can conduct more practise in order to gain a complete understanding of the material for the examination.

Exam Important Date

Notification for Kerala SET TBA
Online Registration begins TBA
Deadline to Apply Online TBA
Deadline for Online Payment  TBA
Admit Card Kerala SET  TBA
Exam for Kerala SET TBA
Result for Kerala SET  TBA

Exam Application Process

The following are the steps in the Kerala SET exam selection process:

  • Fill out the Kerala SET application form: Aspirants must fill out an application form for Kerala SET on the test's official website. To get the Site Access Key and the Application Number, all candidates must submit their application form and pay the price.
  • Obtain a copy of the Kerala SET admission card: Aspirants must obtain their Kerala SET admit card from the exam's official website. Candidates must fill in details such as their Application Number and Date of Birth/Site Access Key in order to download the KSET admission card.
  • Take the Kerala SET exam: Candidates must appear for the Kerala SET exam at the time and location specified on their admit card. Both of Kerala SET's two test papers last 120 minutes each. Paper 1 is the same for all candidates, whilst Paper 2 comprises of questions specific to the candidate's field of study.
  • Examine the Kerala SET results: Kerala SET exam results will be published on the teacher eligibility test's official website. By entering their application number and date of birth/site access, candidates can check their Kerala SET result.

Cut Off:

Students will be selected for KERAL SET based on their performance in the admission exams. The percentage cut-off for Kerala SET is as follows:

  Paper-I Paper-II               Total
General 40 40 48
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) 35 35 45
SC/ ST/ Differently abled 35 35 40

Exam Center

KERALA SET will be held in a total of 14 exam centres across the state. These examination centres are:

  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Kannur
  • Ernakulam
  • Kasaragod
  • Palakkad
  • Kollam
  • Pathanamthitta
  • Idukki
  • Kottayam
  • Thrissur
  • Wayanad
  • Malappuram
  • Alappuzha
  • Kozhikode


Q1. In the Kerala SET test, how many papers are there?
There are two papers in the Kerala SET exam: Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 is the same for all candidates, but Paper 2 is based on the subject that they choose.

Q2. Does the Kerala SET test have a sectional time limit?
. No, the Kerala SET exam does not have a sectional time limit. Candidates will have a total of 2 hours to complete each paper.

Q3. What is the Kerala State Examination Board (Kerala SET)?
The Kerala SET is an exam taken by candidates seeking positions as Higher Secondary School Teachers and Non-Vocational Teachers.

Q4. Can an aspirant apply for the Kerala SET multiple times?
The Kerala SET exam is held twice a year by the LBS Centre for Science and Technology. The number of times a candidate can apply and take the Kerala SET exam is unlimited.

Q5. Is the Kerala SET syllabus the same for paper I and paper II?
No, the Kerala SET paper 1 and 2 syllabuses are distinct. Topics from General Knowledge and Teaching Aptitude are included in the Kerala SET Paper 1 syllabus. The second paper, meanwhile, contains questions regarding the candidate's chosen subject area.