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Kerala SET Exam 2022

Kerala SET Exam: The Kerala Government has released the official notification for the post of Higher Secondary School Teachers and Non-Vocational Teachers in VHSE on its official website. The Kerala State Eligibility Test (SET) 2022 is conducted by the LBS Centre for Science and Technology. The Online Application of Kerala SET started on 6th April 2022. The last date for the submission of the application for the Kerala SET 2022 has been scheduled for 20th April 2022. LBS Centre for Science & Technology has released the exam date for Kerala SET Exam to be scheduled for 24 July 2022. The interested candidates must go through the detailed notification from below mentioned link.

Kerala SET Official Notice

Kerala SET 2022 Highlights

The Kerala SET 2022 will be conducted by the LBS Centre for Science & Technology. It is a State-Level examination conducted once a year.

Exam Name Kerala SET / SET Exam Kerala
Full Form Kerala State Eligibility Test
Conducting Body LBS Centre for Science & Technology & Government of Kerala
Level State Level
Question Type Multiple Choice Question
Papers Paper-I: General Knowledge and Aptitude

Paper-II: 33 subjects of Specialization

Duration Paper-I: 2 hours

Paper-II: 2 hours

Total no of Questions 120 Questions each Paper

Kerala State Eligibility Test (SET) 2022: Important dates:

The candidates can check out the important events and dates by the referring to the following table. The Kerala SET Application Window 2022 will close on 20th April 2022.

Events Dates
Kerala SET Notification 6th April 2022
Online Registration Starts 6th April 2022
Last Date to Apply Online 20th April 2022
Last Date of Online Payment 22nd April 2022
Correction Window for Application Form 2022 23rd to 25th April 2022
Kerala SET Admit Card 2022 10 July 2022
Kerala SET Exam 2022 24 July 2022
Kerala SET Result 2022 To Be Notified

Kerala State Eligibility Test (SET) 2022 Notification PDF:

Interested candidates can download the Kerala SET Notification PDF  from the direct link given below. Candidates are advised to go through the notification carefully before applying. Check all the details and fill the form and attach the relevant documents accordingly.

Direct link to download the Kerala Set Notification PDF

How to apply online For Kerala SET

Interested candidates need to fill the application form online only for the Kerala SET 2022 Exam.

  • Visit the official website of .
  • Click on the  ‘Kerala SET and other exams’ option
  • Select SET- July-2022
  • Register your valid mobile number


  • Fill the online application form with detailed personal information
  • Save the Registration ID generated after the submission
  • Upload your photograph & Signature in the proper dimension
  • Make online payment of the fees vis Credit/Debit card
  • Take a print out of the online once the entire process is completed for future reference.

Note: Please check all the details carefully before submitting the application form because once submitted the application form cannot be edited.

Direct Link to Apply Online For  Kerala SET 2022

Kerala State Eligibility Test (SET) 2022: Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

Subjects Minimum Educational Qualification
All Subjects Master’s Degree in concerned subject with 50% marks and B.Ed degree from Recognised university
Exceptions are mentioned below
Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry MSc.Ed with 50% marks or equivalent grade from any e Regional Institutes of Education sponsored by the NCERT.
Botany, Zoology MSc.Ed in respective subject or MSc.Ed in Life Science with 50% marks or equivalent grade from any e Regional Institutes of Education sponsored by the NCERT.
Commerce, French, German, Geology, Home Science, Journalism, Latin, Music, Philosophy, Psychology, Russian, Social Work, Sociology, Statistics and Syriac B.Ed is not required.
Biotechnology Master’s Degree in Biotechnology with 50% marks and B.Ed in Natural Science.

Kerala SET Age limit

No age limit is prescribed for candidates appearing for the SET.

Kerala SET Application Fees

Category Fees
General/OBC candidates Rs. 1000/-
SC/ ST/Differently abled candidates Rs. 500/-

Note: Fee should be paid through online mode only.


Kerala SET Exam pattern

The candidates are required to attempt two papers for the LBS Kerala SET Exam 2022.

  • Paper I  is common for all the candidates. It has two parts,
    • Part I  General Knowledge
    • Part II Aptitude in Teaching
  • Paper-II is based on the specialization subjects at the Post Graduation Level of the candidates.

Kerala SET Marks distribution:

  • Paper I will have 120 questions equally divided into two parts(Part I 60 marks + Part II 60 marks = total 120 marks ), each question carrying one mark.
  • Paper-II will have 120 questions with each question carrying one mark except Mathematics and Statistics there will be only 80 questions each carrying 1.5 marks.
  • There will be no negative marking for any incorrect answers.

Kerala SET Duration of Examination

The duration of the Test will be 120 minutes for each paper (Paper I & Paper-II).

Kerala SET Paper Subject Total No. of Questions Marks Allotted for Each Question
Paper I General Knowledge (Part A) and Aptitude in Teaching (Part B) 120 (60 questions each part) 1
Paper-II All 33 subjects except Mathematics and Statistics 120 questions 1
Mathematics and Statistics 80 questions 1.5

Kerala  SET Qualifying Marks:

The minimum requirement to successfully complete/pass the Kerala SET is stated below:

Minimum Percentage of Marks
Category Paper I Paper-II Total
General 40 40 48
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) 35 35 45
Differently Abled/SC/ST 35 35 40

Kerala SET Syllabus

The Kerala SET syllabus carries topics from Paper 1 and Paper 2. The syllabus makes candidates familiar with the subjects and topics from which questions are asked in the exam. The approved syllabus for the Kerala SET 2022 is available on the official website of the LBS Centre.

Kerala SET Syllabus 2022 & Exam Pattern Download PDF

Kerala SET Exam FAQs

Q. What is Kerala SET?

A. Kerala SET is the Kerala State Eligibility Test for the candidate opting for Higher Secondary School Teachers and Non-Vocational Teachers in VHSE.

Q. What is the minimum qualification required to appear for the Kerala SET?

A. The candidate must hold a Master’s Degree with 50% marks or equivalent grades from a recognised University in India along with B.Ed.

Q. What is the application fee for Kerala SET 2022?

A. Candidates applying for Kerala SET 2022 in General/OBC categories have to pay Rs. 1000/- and SC/ST? differently Abled candidates have to pay  Rs. 500/- as application fees.

Q. How many papers are there to be attempted in Kerala SET 2022?

A. There are two papers for Kerala SET 2022 Exam- Paper I and Paper-II.

Q. What is the mode of the examination for the Kerala SET 2022 Exam?

A. The Kerala SET exam is conducted online (Computer Based Test).

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