Assam SET Exam 2021: Online Application, Eligibility, Syllabus, Dates

SLET Commission, Assam has release notification for the next Assam SET Exam 2021. Assam State Level Eligibility Test also knows as Assam SET or Assam SLET. The State Eligibility Test (SET) 2021 exam, will be conducted on 14-02-2021 (Sunday) in all the University centers of North East States.

Assam SET Exam 2021

Assam SET Exam 2021 Overview:

Name of Exam: Assam SLET 2021

Assam SLET Full-Form: Assam State Level Eligibility Test

Type of Exam: State Eligibility Test (SET)

Level of Exam: State Level

Conducted By: Assam State Capital Region Development Authority

Mode of Application: Online Mode

Mode of Exam: Offline Mode (PPT)

Exam Duration: 01 Hour 15 Minutes

Exam Date: 14th February 2021

Official Website:

Assam SLET 2021 Eligibility Criteria:

(a) Any Indian National who have secured atleast 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master Degree or equivalent examination from Universities/institutions recognized by UGC.

However, the Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Person with Disability (PWD) Category, the Other Backward Classes (OBC) belonging to non-creamy layer who have secured atleast 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master degree or equivalent examination are eligible to appear in the Test. 

(b) Candidates who have appeared or will be appearing at the final qualifying Master degree (final year) examination and result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examination have been delayed may also apply for this Test.

(c) The Ph.D degree holders whose Masters level examination had been completed by 19th September 1991 (irrespective of date of declaration of result) shall be eligible for relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks. (i.e from 55% to 50% for appearing in SET. 

(d) Candidates belonging to OBC (Non-creamy layer)/SC/ST/PWD category are required to attach copy of category certificate along with on-line printout of their Application Forms (obtaining while applying on-line). The Non-creamy layer certificate should be up to date. 

Age limit for SET Exam and Number of Chances:

(i) There is no age limit.

(ii) A candidate can avail any number of chances. 

Subject of Assam SET Exam:

At present the test will be held in the subjects mentioned below. The code number to be used for the subjects is also shown against each.

Assamese 01

English 02

Economics 03

Education 04

History 05

Philosophy 06

Political Science 07

Geography 08

Manipuri 09

Bodo 10

Bengali 11

Hindi 12

Anthropology 13

Sanskrit 14

Sociology 15

Arabic 16

Persian 17

Law 18 

Commerce 21

Chemical Science 31

Life Science 32

Mathematical Science 33

Physical Science 34

Computer Science 35

Environmental Science 36

Assam SET Exam Syllabus 2021:

Presently, the Commission has accepted the syllabus of the NET conducted by the UGC and the CSIR. The Test will consists of two papers. All the two papers will have only objective type questions of the following forms: 

(a) Multiple Choice

(b) Matching

(c) Assertion and Reasoning

(d) True and False 

The test will be held on a day in two separate sessions:

First Session:

* Paper: I 

* Marks: 100 

* Number of Question: 50 question

* Duration: 1 Hour ( 10.00 A.M. to 11.00 A.M.) 

Second Session:

* Paper: II

* Marks: 200 

* Number of Question: 100 question

* Duration: 2 Hours (11.30 A.M. to 1. 30 P.M.)

Details of SET Exam Papers:

Paper – I: shall be of general subject, intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate.

Paper-II: shall consist of 100 objective type questions based on the subject. Each question will carry 2 marks.

* There will be no negative marking.

* The compensatory time provided to the visually impaired candidates and PWD candidates with writing disability in Paper-I 20 minutes. Accordingly, there is provision of 20 minutes compensatory time in Paper – II.

State Eligibility Test (SET) Exam Centres & Codes 2021:

It is endeavoured to make atleast one centre in each constituent University of the SLET Commission with a minimum 25 candidates. If the number falls short of this in a centre, then the candidates of that centre will be attached to the nearest centre. 

* Gauhati University 01

* Dibrugarh University 02

* Tezpur University 03

* Assam University 04

* Manipur University 05

* Rajiv Gandhi Central University, Itanagar 06

* Tripura University 07

* Sikkim Govt. College 08

* Mizoram University 09 

Application Fees for Assam SET Exam 2021:

1. General Rs. 1200/-

2. OBC (Non-creamy layer) Rs. 1050/-

3. SC/ST Rs. 1000/-

4. PWD Rs. 800/- 

Assam SET Exam Online Application 2021:

Candidate seeking admission to the test must apply online through website Before applying online, applicants should keep the scan copy of his/her certificates, passport sized coloured photograph and signature ready with duly attested and signed by the candidate. 

Important Dates for Assam State Eligibility Test (SET) 2021:

Starting Date of Application: 20.10.2020

Last Date of Application: 14.12.2020

Office Address:

SLET Commission Office is located at

North Jalukbari

Guwahati – 781 014 

Important web links

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