WB SET 2023: Exam Date, Admit Card, Syllabus

  • By Christy J. Varghese
  • 1 December 2022
WB SET 2023 Exam Date, Admit Card,

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The application process for the WBSET (West Bengal State Eligibility Test) 2023 has been concluded successfully. The applications for WBSET were invited online for the process of selection of Assistant Professors for the state of West Bengal. The WB SET exam date is January 8th, 2023. The WB SET admit card will be available online two weeks before the examination.

The notification for the WBSET exam 2023 was released in August. The PDF containing all the information regarding the examination was available online. The examination schedule is set, but some dates are yet to be announced. 

WB SET 2023

The WBSET examination is conducted by the West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC). The examination is conducted in two different sessions. Paper I is common for all aspirants, whereas Paper II is only for candidates from 33 different subjects. The candidates who score the minimum qualifying scores will be eligible to get the post of Assistant Professor in universities and colleges across the state of West Bengal. 

If you are also planning to appear for the WBSET exam, we have all the information that you need.

WBSET Exam Highlights

Name of the Exam

WBSET (West Bengal State Eligibility Test)

Conducted By

WBCSC(West Bengal College Service Commission)

Level of the examination


Frequency of the examination

Once in one  year

Mode of the exam


Exam Duration

Three hours

Number of Examinations and Total Marks

Paper 1: 100 marks

Paper 2: 200 marks

Total Number of Questions in the Exam

Paper 1: 50 MCQs

Paper 2: 100 MCQs

Marking Scheme of the exam

Each question - 2 marks

No Negative marking

Language of Examination

English & Bengali

Fee of the Examination

General candidates- 1000

Other Backward Classes/EWS- INR 500

SC/PWD/ST/Transgender- INR 250

Purpose of the exam

To determine whether the candidates are eligible to work as Assistant Professors in universities and colleges across West Bengal

Exam Helpdesk Number


WBSET Official Website

WB SET 2023 Application Form

After checking the WB SET exam eligibility, you can fill in the WB SET 2023 application form available on the website. 

You must follow the following process:

  1. Go to the WBSET official website
  2. Tap on the Apply Now link on the website.
  3. Fill in all the details in the WB SET application form.
  4. Upload all the necessary documents.
  5. Submit the application and save the confirmation page.

WB SET Syllabus

The WBCSC prescribed the WB SET syllabus for Paper I and Paper II. Paper I comprises subjects related to Teaching and Research Aptitude. The syllabus for Paper II differs as per the subject from the 33 different subjects. The candidates are advised to study all the subjects in detail before appearing for the WB SET exam. 

WB SET Paper Pattern

Both Paper I and Paper II are conducted on the same date in different examination sessions. The pattern of the examination is as follows:


Total Number of questions and Time Duration

Total marks awarded

Paper I

50 questions - 1 hour

100 marks

Paper II

100 questions - 2 hours

200 marks

Total Questions/Marks

150 questions - 3 Hours

300 marks

WB SET Exam Dates

WBSET Examination Events

WBSET Examination Dates of Events


Start of the application process of WB SET 

16th Aug 2022

The WB SET application process is conducted online. Candidates can fill in all the details and the application form online.

Last date of the online application process

18th Sep 2022 

The candidates have to submit the application forms by 18th September 12:00 AM. 

WB SET Admit Card Release Date


The admit card will be released online. Candidates can download the respective admit cards online. 

Date of the WBSET exam

is 8th Jan 2023

The exam is conducted offline(Pen and paper test)

Answer key release date of the WBSET 


WB SET answer key will be available for the candidates after the exam is held.

Date to challenge the WBSET answer key


Candidates can raise any objections against the answer key.

Date of declaration of result


After the assessment process has been completed; the results will be declared online. 

Cutoff for the exam


WB SET cutoff will be released as per the category and subject.


If you are planning to appear for the WBSET exam, it is essential to prepare judiciously. The candidates should be aware of the syllabus and subjects of the exam. It is essential that you prepare well and then give the exam. One of the main criteria for eligibility is having a Master’s degree from a recognised university or college in India. If you also wish to take the WBSET exam, then choosing the right Bachelor/s and Master’s degree is important. 

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