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LBS Centre for Science and Technology State Eligibility Test 2017
LBS Centre for Science and Technology invites applications for Kerala State Eligibility Test for the session July, 2017.
LBS SET 2017 Eligibility
Those who have acquired Master’s Degree in the concerned subject with not less than 50% marks or equivalent grade and B.Ed. degree in any discipline from any one of the universities in Kerala or have acquired these qualifications from any other university recognised as equivalent thereto are eligible to apply for the SET July 2017 with certain exceptions as mentioned in the following paragraphs.
For Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology, those having MSc.Ed Degree in the concerned subject with not less than 50% marks or equivalent grade from one of the Regional Institutes of Education sponsored by the NCERT are eligible to apply. For Botany and Zoology, those having MSc.Ed Degree in Life Science (with not less than 50% marks or equivalent grade) from one of the Regional Institutes of Education are also eligible.
For the subjects Anthropology, Commerce, Gandhian Studies, Geology, Home Science, Journalism, Music, Philosophy, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology and Statistics, candidates need not acquire B.Ed. Degree for applying for the State Eligibility Test.
Those who have acquired II class Master’s Degree in Communicative English with not less than 50% marks and BEd. are eligible to appear for SET in English.
Candidates who have acquired Diploma in Hindi Teaching and who have passed Language Teachers Training Course, but do not have B.Ed. Degree, are eligible to apply for SET in accordance with the exemption clause provided in the Special Rules.
Candidates who have acquired B.Ed Degree in Hindi conducted by the Dakshin Bharatha Hindi Prachar Sabha are exempted from the requirement of producing the equivalency certificate, as the degree has been recognized by the Universities in Kerala.
Candidates who have acquired their qualification through Correspondence Courses / Open Universities which are not recognized by any one of the Universities in Kerala are not eligible to appear for the SET. Candidates who have acquired their qualifications through recognized correspondence courses / Open universities should obtain and furnish certificates of recognition and equivalency from any one of the Universities in Kerala.
Candidates who have acquired their Master’s Degree with the minimum required marks for eligibility to appear for SET and are undergoing their courses for B.Ed Degree are eligible to appear for the test. Similarly candidates who have acquired their B.Ed Degree and are undergoing the final year courses of their Post Graduate Programme are also eligible to appear for the test. Such candidates must produce the Certificates of their qualifying examinations passed with the minimum required marks within one year from the date of publication of the results of the test, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.
Relaxation of Minimum marks for SC / ST Candidates
Candidates belonging to SC/ST categories shall be granted a relaxation of 5% marks in the minimum marks prescribed for the eligibility to appear for the State Eligibility Test.
Age Limit : No age limit is prescribed for candidates appearing for the SET.
Requirement for Pass
The minimum requirement for a pass in the LBS State Eligibility Test shall be as follows :
|Minimum Percentage of Marks|
|Category||Paper I||Paper II||Total|
|OBC ( Non Creamy Layer )||35||35||45|
|PWD / VH / PH / SC / ST||35||35||40|
* Non-Creamy Layer
** PWD Includes VH & PH Candidates
The pass percentage shall be calculated as follows :
( Marks secured for ( Paper I + Paper II ) / Maximum marks for (Paper I + Paper II) ) X 100
In computing marks, fraction shall be rounded off only to the first two decimal places in the calculation of aggregate percentage of marks. No rounding off of marks shall be made for calculating the pass percentage for Paper I and Paper II separately.
LBS SET 2017 Test Centres
There will be Test Centres at all the District Head Quarters in the State ( Districts and District Codes are given below ). A candidate can select a District Head Quarter as Test Centre. Change of District Centre once selected will not be allowed under any circumstances. The Venue will be allotted by the Director, LBS Centre for Science & Technology, Thiruvananthapuram which will be intimated to the candidates in due course when Admit Cards are released online.