WB SET 2025

WB SET is an examination commenced once in a year. The West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC) has released the application form for the West Bengal State Eligibility Test so that interested applicants can apply on time.

Applicants can apply through the website of West Bengal and apply for the examination before the last date. This article provides you detailed information about WB SET 2025 exam highlights, application form, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, etc.

WB SET 2025 Exam Date, Admit Card, Syllabus,Answer key.
WB SET 2025 Exam Date, Admit Card, Syllabus,Answer key.

WB SET 2025 Highlights

Check the important information about WB SET exam below:

Name of the ExaminationWB SET (West Bengal State Eligibility Test)
Type of ExamState Eligibility Test
Exam LevelState
Exam Conducting BodyWest Bengal College Service Commission
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOffline
Exam Time Duration3 hours 45 minutes, Paper 1 (1 hrs 15 min) Paper 2 (2 hrs 30 minutes)
Official Websitehttps://wbcsc.org.in/

WB SET Important Dates

Check the important dates of WB SET:

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WB SET application process starts from August 2025
WB SET application process end onSeptember 2025
Application CorrectionSeptember 2025
Admit CardNovember 2025
Exam – Paper-I & Paper-IIDecember 2025
Answer Key January 2025

Application Form

If you are eligible and wanted to apply for WB SET 2025 then check the application form details below:

  1. First applicant is required to have a relevant Email ID and scanned copies of signature and latest photograph
  2. Now, login to the website https://www.WBcsconline.in/
  3. Visit the “Home Page”.
  4. Go through the information carefully and click on “Apply Now”
  5. Start filling all the significant details in the application form correctly
  6. Now, upload the latest photograph and signature
  7. Pay the application fee through online mode and submit the form.
  8. Make sure to take the print of the online application form for further reference.

Application Fee

Pay the application fee of WB SET 2025 via any of the modes amongst credit card/debit card/internet banking or through E-Challan. The application fee is according to the categories such as:

  • OBC: Rs. 500/-
  • ST/SC/EWS: Rs. 250/-
  • General: Rs. 1,000/-

Eligibility Criteria

Find the comprehensive information about eligibility criteria below:

  • Applicant must have attained at least 55% marks in Master’s Degree OR equivalent examinations from Universities/Institutions recognized by UGC. Whereas 50% marks for OBC/SC/ST/Persons With Disability (PWD) category.
  • Those who are pursuing or those who have appeared for their qualifying exam and waiting for the result announcement may also apply for the test.
  • There is no higher age limit to apply for SET.

Eligible Subjects

The eligible subjects are Chemical Sciences, Geography, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Sociology, English, Bengali, Sanskrit, Education, Music, Law, Education, Electronic Science, Psychology, Library, Earth Science & Planetary Sciences, Computer Science, Home Science, Santhali, Hindi, Urdu, Commerce, Economics, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Journalism & Mass Communication, Social Science, Earth, Atmospheric, and Nepali.

Selection Process

Find the important information about selection procedure of WB SET 2025 below:

  • The WB SET is consisted of 2 papers. Both the papers comprises of Multiple Choice Questions.
  • The questions in paper I is based on general nature and aim to access teaching, research aptitude of the applicant.
  • Paper II is designed to test the reasoning ability comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the applicant.
  • Candidate must have attained at least 40% aggregate marks for General class to qualify the test while 35% marks for reserved category applicants (SC, ST, OBC (NCL) and PWD).

Admit Card

Here are the details about the admit card:

  • Applicant who have filled the application form must collect the admit card for the exam.
  • The Exam conducting authority is responsible for issuing the admit card.
  • Download the admit card online by entering the login credentials such as User Name, User ID etc.
  • It is mandatory to carry the admit card on the day of examination.
  • The admit card consisted of crucial details such as applicant’s name, roll number, etc.
  • No candidate is allowed to enter the examination hall without admit card or hall ticket.

List of WB SET Exam Centre

WB SET 2025 can be conducted in any of the place of West Bengal:

  • Kolkata
  • South 24 Parganas
  • North 24 Parganas
  • Howrah, Hooghly
  • Birbhum
  • Bankura
  • Purulia
  • Jhargram
  • Purba Medinipur
  • Paschim Medinipur
  • Nadia
  • Murshidabad
  • Malda
  • Uttar Dinajpur
  • Dakshin Dinajpur
  • Purba Bardhaman
  • Paschim Bardhaman
  • Jalpaiguri
  • Alipurduar
  • Coochbehar
  • Darjeeling.

Answer Key

Once the exam gets over, the exam conducting commission will release the answer key. You can visit the official website of WB SET to check the answers from the answer key. It is an additional help to you to check the answers of the questions that appeared in the question paper of WB SET.

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