KSET Syllabus 2022: Download PDF of Paper 1 & 2 (Subject-wise)

KSET Syllabus 2022: Download PDF of Paper 1 & 2 (Subject-wise)

ByNikhil Verma  |  Updated on: Sep 17, 2022
KSET Syllabus 2022: Know the subject-wise detailed Karnataka State Eligibility Test Centre Syllabus for Paper 1 and Paper 2. Candidates can also download the subject wise PDF of syllabus below.
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The University of Mysore has published the KSET Syllabus 2022. There are two sections on the KSET syllabus for Paper I and Paper II. Topics from the "General Paper" are covered in the KSET Paper I Syllabus, and the 40-subject KSET Paper II Syllabus has been released. Before starting any exam preparation, candidates should know the syllabus and exam pattern to prepare well and study only those required topics.

The first stage in exam preparation is becoming familiar with the KSET syllabus. Karnataka State Eligibility Test is a highly competitive exam conducted to select candidates for the role of Assistant Professor in colleges across the state of Karnataka. For additional information about the KSET Syllabus, Candidates can check more information below.

KSET Syllabus 2022

The University of Mysore will release the KSET Syllabus 2022 and the official KSET recruitment notification soon. Till then, candidates can refer to the previous year's KSET syllabus to strategize their Preparation. Candidates may download the KSET Syllabus PDF to understand the topics they might see in the examination. 

Candidates must attempt and clear both the papers to get posted as Assistant Professor in Government colleges in Karnataka. KSET Paper 1 contains a weightage of 100 marks, and the duration for this is 1 hour. KSET Paper 2 is for 200 marks, and the duration for this is 2 hours. Paper 1 is common for all applicants, but Paper 2 will be based on the candidates' subjects. Below listed is the paper-wise syllabus.

KSET Syllabus: Paper 1

KSET Paper 1 has 50 objective-type questions and is for 100 marks. The detailed KSET Subject-Wise syllabus below divided Paper 1 into 10 sections. Each section receives a similar amount of weight: 5 Questions (5 * 2 = 10 marks) from each section. Offline mode is utilized to administer this exam. Candidates may look closely at the areas and subjects covered in the KSET Syllabus of Paper-I.

KSET Syllabus 2022: Paper 1
Teaching AptitudeTeaching.
Learning Characteristic.
Factor Affecting Teaching.
Teaching Support System.
Evaluation System.
Research AptitudeMeaning of Research
Types and Characteristics of Research
Steps of Research
Method of Research
Research Ethics
Papers and Articles
Conferences and Seminars
Thesis Writing
Reading ComprehensionA passage will be set with questions to be answered from within the passage.
CommunicationNature of Communication
Types of Communication
Characteristics of Communication
Barriers of Communication
Effective Classroom Communication
ReasoningLetter Series
Number Series
Set Theory
Logical ReasoningUnderstanding Structure of Arguments
Evaluating & Distinguish Inductive and Deductive Reasoning
Verbal Analogy
Word Analogy
Verbal Classification
Venn Diagram
Analytical Reasoning
Data InterpretationSources, Acquisition, and Interpretation
Qualitative and Quantitative Data
Graphical Representation
Mapping of Data
Information & Communication TechnologyICT Meaning
Advantages and Disadvantages
General Abbreviations & Terminology
Basic of Internet
People and EnvironmentPeople and Environment Interaction
Sources of Pollution
Pollutants and Impact on human life
Natural Hazards and mitigations
Exploitations of Nature and Energy Resource
Higher Education System: Polity, Governance, and AdministrationStructure of Institution for Higher Learning and Research in India.
Formal and Distance Education
Technical, Professional, and General Education 
Value Education: Polity, Governance, Administration

KSET Syllabus: Paper 2 PDF Download

Paper 2 of the KSET exam will be based on the subject selected by the candidate. The candidate can choose any one of the 41 subjects. This paper will comprise 100 questions of 2 marks each. All questions will be compulsory. The paper would cover the entire syllabus (including all electives, without any options). The syllabus of all the KSET subjects can be downloaded from the official website of the University of Mysore once it releases it.

We have shared the detailed syllabus of the KSET Paper-II exam for some of the subjects below. The subjects with their respective codes and syllabus link are provided below:

Note: Subjects are 41, and the subject codes are 01-41.

Subject CodeSubjectPDF Link
00General PaperDownload
05Political ScienceDownload
11Tourism AdministrationDownload
13Library & Information ScienceDownload
14Mass Communication & JournalismDownload
16Social WorkDownload
20Physical EducationDownload
21Folk LiteratureDownload
23Public AdministrationDownload
24Computer Science & ApplicationsDownload
25Physical ScienceDownload
26Mathematical Science *Download
27Chemical ScienceDownload
28Life ScienceDownload
29Environmental ScienceDownload
30Home ScienceDownload
31Electronic ScienceDownload
32Earth ScienceDownload
37Women StudiesDownload
39Performing ArtsDownload
41Visual ArtsDownload

So, now that you are well aware of the detailed syllabus of the KSET exam start your preparations to achieve a good score in this exam.

KSET Syllabus FAQs

  • Yes, the sample papers will be released based on the updated syllabus by the University of Mysore on its official website

  • Yes, Music is a part of KSET Paper 2, and it also has a syllabus.

  • Yes, General Paper is from KSET Paper 1, and it is common for all the candidates. The KSET syllabus will only be different for Paper 2.

  • You can select only one subject in KSET Paper 2.


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