Karnataka State Eligibility Test (KSET) April 2020 Exam Pattern

By Pradyumn Tripathi|Updated : February 26th, 2020

The exam date (12th April) of KSET is coming closer guys, its the right time for you to start your preparation. We are providing the latest KSET exam pattern for April 2020 examination here. The first step towards the preparation of any competitive exam is understanding its structure. So, here are the details of KSET April 2020 exam pattern, for all the aspirants preparing for it. Understanding the detailed exam pattern of KSET April 2020 will help students identify:

  • Number of questions asked in the exam
  • Marks distribution
  • Time available to attempt the exam.

So, go through this post now and check the latest exam pattern of KSET April 2020 before starting your preparation.

KSET Exam Pattern for April 2020

(a) Mode of KSET Examination:

  • KSET April 2020 will be conducted as offline mode i.e on the Optical Marks Reader (OMR) Sheet provided along with the test booklet.

(b) Pattern of KSET Exam 2020:

  • This test will consist of two papers i.e.
    (a) Paper I.
    (b) Paper II.
    • Both the papers (Paper I and Paper II) will consist of only objective type questions.
    • There will a Half Hour break between the two sections.
  • Paper I: There is a total of 50 questions and each question is of 2 marks. So, total marks for Paper I is 100. A candidate will be allotted 1 hour to attempt this section.  It will consist of topics from Teaching Aptitude, Research Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, Comprehension, Communication, Divergent Thinking, and General Awareness. All the questions are compulsory.
  • Paper II: There is a total of 100 questions and each question is of 2 marks. So, total marks for Paper II is 200. A candidate will be allotted 2 hours to attempt this section. Paper II will have the questions based on the subject selected by the candidate. For e.g., If one candidate selects Electronic Science, he/she attempts Paper II which has questions from electronics only. All the questions are compulsory.
  • There are no negative marks for an incorrect response.
  • No marks will be allotted for unanswered/marked for review questions.
  • If a question is found to be incorrect, the benefit of marks will be given to only those candidates who attempted the question.
  • The KSET cut-off will be decided separately for an individual subject.
  • The cut-off will be decided after obtaining marks out of 300 (Paper I and Paper II). 
 SessionPaperMax.MarksNumber of QuestionDuration
 First I10050 Compulsory questions1 Hour (09:30 A.M to 10:30 A.M)
SecondII200100 Compulsory questions2 Hours (11:00 A.M to 1:00 P.M)

Now that you are aware of the detailed pattern of KSET Exam 2020, start your preparation thoroughly to crack this exam with a good score.

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