Bharathiar University State Eligibility Test – BU SET

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BU SET for Lectureship

Bharathiar University,
Coimbatore – 641 046,
Tamil Nadu.
Phone No. : 091 – 422 – 2428171 & 2428174,
Fax : 091 – 422 – 2426374,
Email :,
Website :

Bharathiar University invites applications from eligible candidates for State Eligiblity Test ( SET ) for admissions to lectureship.

Bharathiar University SET Eligibility

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 are eligible for this BU State Eligibility 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 SET Examination for BU.

iii. Candidates who have appeared ( or ) will be appearing at the qualifying Master’s Degree Examination and whose result is still awaited ( or ) candidates whose examinations have been delayed may also apply for this test.

iv. 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 ).

v. Such candidates must obtain their P.G. degree Marksheet within two years from the date of BU SET Exam Result with required percentage of marks, failing which they will be treated as disqualified.

vi. The Ph.D 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.

vii. Candidates have to appear for SET in the subject of their Post Graduation only.

viii. Candidates should note that their candidature is provisional. The mere fact that an admission card has been issued to a candidate will not imply that the university has finally accepted his / her candidature. Candidate may note that their candidature will be deemed final upon verification of eligibility conditions.

ix. BU State Eligibility Test SET UGC is considering the OBC candidates as per the Central List of ‘Government of India’ for giving relaxation in NET Examinations. Further, it has been decided that for SET Examinations, which are valid within the respective state, OBC candidates as per the List maintained by the respective state, may also be allowed to be eligible for relaxation in qualifying marks in SET examination, in addition to the OBC candidates as per the ‘Central List’ maintained by Government of India.

x. Candidates seek concession in fee are required to submit attested copy of their OBC / SC / ST / PC / VC certificate along with their Application Forms. Other candidates are not required to submit any certificates / documents in support of their eligibility along with printout of their Application Form. Therefore, the candidates, in their own interest, must satisfy themselves about their eligibility for the Test. In the event of any ineligibility being detected by the university at any stage, their candidature will be cancelled and they shall be liable for legal action.

BU SET Exam Age Limit : No Upper age limit.

Exemption ( Eligibility for Lectureship ) :

1. 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 Ph.D. Degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission ( Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of Ph.D. 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.

2. For BU SET Candidates : The candidates who have cleared the State Eligibility Test ( SET ) accredited by State Eligibility Test SET 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.

Bharathiar University SET Examination Fee

For General Candidate, the BU SET Examination fee is ₹ 1000/-, for Other backward classes the SET BU Exam fee is ₹ 750/- and ₹ 250/- for SC / ST / Physically Challenged / Visually Challenged.

Bharathiar University SET Test fee should be paid in the form of a single crossed bank demand draft from any Nationalised Bank with six months validity drawn in favour of “The Registrar, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore” payable at Coimbatore. State Eligibility Test Bharathiar University fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.

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Bharathiar University SET Exam Scheme

Bharathiar University SET Test will consist of three papers. All the three papers in two separate sessions as mentioned below.

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Bharathiar University SET Exam Paper I will be of general nature intended to assess the teaching / research aptitude of the candidates. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidates. Bharathiar University SET Test Paper I shall consist of sixty ( 60 ) multiple choice questions of two marks each, out of which the candidate would be required to answer only fifty ( 50 ).

In the event of the candidate attempting more than fifty questions, the first fifty questions attempted by the candidate would be evaluated.

Bharathiar University SET Exam Paper II shall consist of 50 compulsory objective type questions. The candidate will have to mark their responses for questions of paper I and paper II on the optical mark reader ( OMR ) sheet provided along with the Bharathiar University SET Test Booklet.

SET Bharathiar University SET Exam Paper III of 75 objective type compulsory questions from the subject selected by the candidates. Each question carries 2 marks. A seperate OMR sheet will be issued for marking.

A candidate who does not appear in Paper I will not be permitted to appear in paper II and paper III. The candidates are required to obtain minimum marks separately in Paper I, Paper II and Paper III as given below :

Starting Date of MP PMT Online Submission Last Week of May, 2014 to Last Week of June, 2014
Last date of Madhya Pradesh PMT Online Submission Third Week of June, 2014 to Last Week of June, 2014
Date of Madhya Pradesh Pre Medical TestFirst Week of July, 2014
MP PMT Test Fee
  • For UR / OBC - ₹ 700/-

  • For SC / ST / Physically Handicapped - ₹ 350/-

Only such candidates who obtain the minimum required marks in each Paper, separately, as mentioned above, will be considered for final preparation of result. However, the final qualifying criteria for Eligibility for Lectureship shall be decided by SET Moderation Committee before the declaration of result.

For Visually challenged candidates, thirty minutes extra time shall be provided separately for Paper I and Paper II. For Paper III, forty five minutes extra time shall be provided. They will also be provided with a scribe who should be a graduate in a subject other than that of the candidates.

Those Physically challenged candidates who are not in position to write in their own handwriting can also avail these services by making prior request in writing to the Chief Superintendent of the test centre. Extra time and facility of scribe would not be provided to other Physically Challenged candidates.

Bharathiar University SET Exam Syllabus

The Bharathiar University SET Examination Question paper for Paper I is common for all the subjects in which SET is conducted and it will be bi – lingual ( English and Tamil ). Paper II and Paper III of certain subjects will also be bi – lingual and details are furnished below.

The Bharathiar University SET Syllabus for Paper I, Paper II and Paper III will not be sent to the candidates by the Bharathiar University.

The candidates can download the syllabus of their subjects from the Bharathiar University website : ( or ) State Eligibility Test SET UGC website :

Bharathiar University SET Subjects :

The SET will be conducted in the following Subject

* Bi – Lingual Subjects

Bharathiar University Exam Center

GSBT Thiruvallur
Aeronautical Engineering | Computer Science and Engineering | Electrical and Electronics Engineering | Electronics and Communication Engineering | Mechanical Engineering | Civil Engineering | Science & Humanitiesi. For First year : As per the norms of Government of Tamil Nadu and Anna University.
ii. For Second Year : A Pass in Diploma Engineering ( Lateral Entry )
Information Technology
Applied Electronics | Computer Science and Engineering | Power Electronics and DrivesA Pass in Engineering Degree as per Anna University norms.
A Pass in any undergraduate degree.
GSTE Thiruvallur
Tamil | English | Mathematics | Physical sciences | Bniological sciences | History | Commerce | Computer Science.A Pass in any undergraduate degree.
A Pass in BEd Degree.

No request for change of BU SET Test Centre will be entertained under any circumstances.

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Bharathiar University SET Application Form

i. The candidates are required to download / print the Bank Challan Proforma from the Bharathiar University website and then deposit the requisite Examination fee in any branch of the following banks along with the bank charges ( commission ) of ₹ 25/-. The Candidates are required to set up page settings in the browser before taking the print out.

  • Bank of India.
  • Indian Bank.
  • 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 : ). The last date for submission of BU SET online application.

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.

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 to the following address :

The Secretary,
Bharathiar Universtiy,
Coimbatore – 641 046.

viii. Application with required documents received will be rejected.

ix. Before applying Online, candidates are advised to go through detailed notification available on Bharathiar University website ( i.e. and Please note that fee submitted through any other mode like Money Order, Demand Draft, IPO etc. will be summarily rejected.

x. The envelope containing the BU SLET application form should be superscribed “State Eligibility Test”.

xi. The candidates must affix their recent identical passport size photographs, in the places indicated, on the printout of Online Application Form and must sign across the photograph after it is affixed so that a part of the signature spreads over the Bharathiar University application form beyond the photograph. Besides, it should be duly attested by the Head of the University Department / Principal of the College / Class – I Gazetted Officer.

xii. In order to avoid last minute rush, the candidates are advised to apply early enough. The Bharathiar University will not be responsible for network problems or any other problem of this nature in the submission of BU SLET online application during closing days.

Enclosures to be sent with the BU State Eligibility Test Application :

The candidates should send the following documents with the printout on A – 4 size papers of their Bharathiar University online Application Form ( one copy ), Attendance Slip ( one copy ) and Admission Card ( one copy ) :

  1. Copy of the bank challan ( University copy ).
  2. Attested copies of SC / ST / Visually challenged / Physically challenged / OBC certificates, in case applicable.
  3. Certificate of educational qualification / research experience, in case applicable entitling the candidate for age relaxation, duly attested by Gazetted Officer.


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