KSET Selection Procedure

Sakunth Kumar Updated On: 13 Dec, 2019 16:57 IST

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KSET Selection Process & Cutoff

The selection process that is applicable for various state-level SET exams such as APSET, The procedure of selection for KSET is also the same. The selection procedure is followed as per the rules specified by the UGC. Candidates need to attain the required cutoff to be declared pass or qualified in the KSET exam. The cutoff for KSET is specified by the University of Mysore, and the candidates who clear cutoff shall be considered eligible for the selection process. The candidates must note that no counselling is conducted for the selection. The detailed selection process of KSET 2019 can be checked below.

KSET Cutoff

The candidates must note that the cutoff of KSET changes every year, and there is a different cutoff for each subject and category. The cutoff is determined by the number of candidates clearing the exam and slots available for the award of KSET certificate. The minimum cutoff that is required to be declared ‘Pass’ in KSET is as follows -

Name of the Category

Minimum Qualifying Cutoff


40% Aggregate in both Papers


35% Aggregate in both Papers

The subject wise cutoff of marks or percentage for KSET can be checked by clicking on the link below -

KSET Subject Wise and Category Wise Cutoff Marks or Percentage

Method of Selection for KSET

Even though the candidates attained the required cutoff in KSET, he/ she shall be awarded KSET certificate only on the basis of the selection procedure mentioned below.

  • From each subject only 6% top candidates clearing KSET shall be declared ‘Pass’ in the examination.
  • The candidates will have to be among the top 6% qualifiers in each subject so that he/ she shall be considered for the award of KSET certificate.
  • The selection of candidates for the 6% slot shall be based as per the reservation rules and policies.

Documents Required to Obtain KSET Certificate

The candidates who clear KSET as per the method of selection specified must submit the following documents to The Co-ordinator, Kset Center, University Of Mysore, Moulya Bhavan, Manasagangothri, Mysuru – 570 006 on or before the specified date.

  • KSET Result Sheet
  • Class 10th Mark Sheet
  • Graduation Mark Sheet or Certificate
  • Category Certificate
  • Correct Postal Address with PIN Code and Mobile Number

After verifying the documents, the exam authority shall send the KSET qualifying certificate by post. Therefore, candidates are advised to provide the exact postal address while submitting the documents. 

If the candidates any further query about KSET selection process, you can check the FAQs below.


Is KSET certificate issued in online mode?
KSET certificate will be issued offline, i.e., it will be sent to candidates by post.
Is there any counselling process for KSET?
No. There is no counselling process for KSET, and the selection process for the same is explained on this page.
What is the minimum cutoff mark of KSET?
40% aggregate in both papers is the minimum cutoff for KSET.

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