Rajasthan State Eligibility Test(SET) 2012 Notification- RPSC SET 2012 Lectureship Application Form

Are you ready to take RPSC SET Exam 2012? If yes, this is the opportunity for you. Here you will get information about RPSC SET Exam subjects and codes, age limit, eligibility, examination fees, online application form and how to apply, test centers, last date for submitting online application, RPSC SET 2012 exam date, admit cards, exam pattern and syllabus, RPSC website, UGC(NET) website, CSIR(NET) website and many more!

RPSC also known as Rajasthan Public Service Commission, a premier commission of the Rajasthan Government has invited online application form from eligible candidates for State Eligibility Test(SET) 2012 Lectureship in subjects like Physical Science(20), Chemical Science(1), Home Science(12), History(11), Political Science(21), Commerce(2), Computer Science and Application(3), Life Science(14), Earth Science(4), Psychology(23), Law(13), Hindi(10), Physical Education(19), Philosophy(18), Visual Art(28), Geography(9), Mathematical Science(16), Sanskrit(25), Education(6), Public Administration(24), Management(15), Economics(5), Urdu(27), Music(17), Environmental Science(8), Sociology(26), English(7) and Population Studies(22). Remember that there is no upper age limit for this examination. Read the rest of this article to know more about RPSC SET 2012.

important dates for Rajasthan State Eligibility Test(SET) 2012

  • Last date for online submission of RPSC SET 2012 application: 30.06.2012 up to 12:00 PM
  • RPSC SET 2012 lectureship written exam date: 26.08.2012

Eligibility criteria for RPSC SET 2012 Lectureship

  • Candidates who have secured not less than 55% marks in their Master's degree or Equivalent examination recognized by UGC in Population Studies, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Earth Science, Computer Science and Application are eligible to apply for RPSC SET 2012 Lectureship exam
  • In the case of SC/ST/VH/PH category candidates, not less than 50% marks in their Master's degree or Equivalent examination is needed
  • Candidates who have appeared or appearing at the final year Master's degree exam can also apply
  • The Ph.D. degree holders, who have completed their Master's degree examination by 19 September 1991, will be eligible for a relaxation of 5% marks from 55% to 50% for appearing in RPSC SET 2012 Lectureship exam
  • It's important to note that candidates should appear in their post-graduation subject only. If their subject is not included in the list of SET subjects, then they have to appear in may appear in UGC NET/UGC-CSIR NET which is held twice a year. Remember that the SET certificate will be valid for that particular state only and forever in the case of lectureship eligibility

RPSC SET 2012 Examination fee

The candidates must pay a sum of Rs 40/-(Rs 10/- for depositing exam fee and Rs 30/- for filling the application form) in addition to the examination fees mentioned below.

  • Rs 200/- for SC/ST of Rajasthan state and All the PH /VH Candidates

  • Rs 350/- for BC/SBC (Non-Creamy layer) of Rajasthan state Candidates

  • Rs 650/- for BC/SBC (Creamy layer) of Rajasthan state and General Candidates

The fee must be paid through E-Mitra Kiosk, C.S.C. Center authorized by the Government of Rajasthan.

How to apply for RPSC SET 2012 Lectureship Examination?

After depositing the examination fees mentioned above, candidates are advised to access the official website of RPSC for filling the relevant category for which they are eligible. RPSC SET 2012 online application form is available here.


Fill the application form with utmost care and you have to take a print out of the application form for your future reference.

Rajasthan State Eligibility Test(SET) 2012 test centers

RPSC SET 2012 Lectureship exam will be conductd at centres like Ajmer, Bikaner, Bharatpur, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota and Udaipur respectively.

RPSC SET 2012 Lectureship admit card

Before the commencement of the test, RPSC SET 2012 admits cards along with the timetable will be uploaded on the website www.rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in.

RPSC SET 2012 syllabus and exam pattern

Remember that the syllabus for all the papers of RPSC SET 2012 is based on UGC/CSIR, NET examination. In the case of science subjects like Physical Science, Chemical Science, Life Science and Mathematics, the paper1 will be based on the syllabus of UGC-NET, paper 2 from the section B syllabus of paper 1 of CSIR and paper 3 from paper 2 syllabus of CSIR. You can obtain the syllabus from official websites of RPSC Ajmer, UGC (NET) and CSIR(NET) which is given below.
www.csirhrdg.res.in, www.ugc.ac.in and www.rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in. There will be 3 papers which consists of objective type multiple choice questions. It's important to note that there will be 2 sessions for this exam, of which paper 1 and paper 2 will be the first session while paper 3 will be the second session. The details are given below:

  • Paper 1: Carries 100 marks and out of 60 questions, the candidate need to attend about 50 questions. The time duration is 1 ¼ hours

  • Paper 2: Carries 100 marks and out of 50 questions, all are compulsory. The time duration is 1 ¼ hours

  • Paper 3: Carries 150 marks and out of 75 questions, all are compulsory. The time duration is 2 ½ hours

You can also refer UGC NET exams preparation guide, UGC NET exam sample questions, UGC NET exam reference books and study materials, UGC NET mock test which can be used as the RPSC SET 2012 lectureship examination study materials.


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