About NESLET 2019

State Eligibility Test (SET), formerly known as North East State Level Eligibility Test (NESLET) is conducted by SLET Commission, Assam in offline mode for the recruitment of Assistant Lecturers at institutes/colleges/universities in the states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Meghalaya, Sikkim and Tripura. SET is a combined eligibility examination, conducted for 25 subjects for the 7 northeastern states. There is no age limit and capping to appear in SET. Candidates of any age group and as many times as they want can take SET. The exam consists of two papers – Paper I and II which need to be completed by the test takers in 1 and 2 hours respectively. Pass certificates to the qualified candidates are issued 30 days after the result announcement.

Frequency: Vacancy Based
Languages Arabic, Assamese +7 More
Conducting Body: SLET Commission - Guwahati University
NESLET Paper 1 - Duration 1 Hour +1 More

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NESLET 2019 Important Dates

Past Dates and Events

27 Jun, 2019

Cut off - Start Date | Mode: Online

26 Jun, 2019

Result | Mode: Online

08 Mar, 2019

Answer Key | Mode: Online

03 Mar, 2019

Exam | Mode: Offline

18 Feb, 2019

Admit Card | Mode: Online

12 Nov, 2018 - 17 Jan, 2019

Application - Last date to pay application fee | Mode: Offline

12 Nov, 2018 - 10 Jan, 2019

Application | Mode: Online

NESLET 2019 Eligibility Criteria

SET (SLET) Eligibility Criteria 2019

General category candidates (Indian Nationals only) passed Masters Degree or equivalent Degree with minimum 55% aggregate marks (without rounding up) are eligible. Schedules Cast (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Person with Disability (PWD) category candidates need to have at least 50% marks (without rounding up) in the same qualification. 

Candidates appeared or appearing in the final (or 4th Semester) year of their Master Degree Exam and whose result is awaited or candidates whose qualifying exam has been delayed, are also eligible to apply. Such candidates will be admitted provisionally and the pass certificate will only be given to them once they have passed the Masters Degree exam or equivalent with the required marks. Such candidates have to obtain the Masters Degree within two years from the date of the SET result. 

Candidates having completed Ph.D degree, whose Masters level exam is completed by September 19, 1991 (irrespective of the result declaration) shall be eligible for relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks (i.e from 55% to 50% for appearing in SET).

Qualified candidates can apply for the post of Assistant Professor within the jurisdiction of the Member-States of the SLET Commission.

There is no age limit or fixed number of attempts for appearing in SET. 

Mode of Application : Offline

Mode of Payment : Bank Challan

SET (SLET) Application Form 2019

Documents to be kept ready before filling SET (SLET) Application Form 2019

  • Duly attested M.A/M.Sc./M.Com. certificate and Mark-sheet

  • Scanned Passport sized coloured photograph

  • Scanned copy of the signature

  • Attested copy of SC/ST/OBC* along with non-creamy layer certificate/PWD category certificate (if applicable)

SET (SLET) Application Form 2019 

The application form of SET (SLET) 2019 is available online from November 12 to January 10 and candidates can pay the application fee till January 12, 2019. They have to register using their email ID and mobile number. Further, they need to fill the educational and personal details along with the communication particulars. Apart from these details, a digital copy of the signature, photograph, educational certificates, category certificate, PWD certificate need to be uploaded in the application form. Once all the details are entered, candidates will have the option of previewing the application form. In case corrections are required, candidates can make them at this stage, as no changes can be made after the final submission of the application. Candidates must also note down the generated registration number for future reference.     

After the application submission, candidates have to download the bank challan. Print out of the challan must be taken to the nearest SBI branch for fee payment, two days after the application submission. Candidates must take print the Acknowledgment Slip of the submitted application form for future reference, after 2 days from the day of fee payment.

SET Application Fee




Rs. 800

OBC (Non-creamy layer)

Rs. 650


Rs. 600


Rs. 400

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General Offline Male, Transgender, Female ₹ 800
OBC Offline Male, Transgender, Female ₹ 650
ST, SC Offline Male, Transgender, Female ₹ 600
General, ST, SC, OBC PWD Offline Male, Transgender, Female ₹ 400

NESLET 2019 Syllabus

NESLET Paper 2 Syllabus

General paper on teaching and research aptitude
Human genetics
Typo-technology and paleolithic cultural features
Holocene culture
Evolution, social structure and organization
Economic and political organization: religion and magic
Indian anthropology: basic concepts and issues
Chemical science
General paper on teaching and research aptitude
Structure and bonding
Acids and bases
Redox reactions
Energetic and dynamics of chemical reactions
Aspects of s.p.d.f. block elements
IUPAC nomenclature of simple organic and inorganic compounds
Concept of chirality
Common organic reactions and mechanisms
Elementary principles and applications of electronic, vibrational, NMR, EPR and Mass Spectral techniques to simple structural problems
Data analysis
Quantum chemistry
The variation method and perturbation theory
Born-Oppenheimer approximation
Group theoretical representations and quantum mechanics
Chemical equilibrium
Ideal and non-ideal solutions
Surface phenomena
Statistical thermodynamics
Non-equilibrium thermodynamics
Reaction kinetics
Fast reaction
Nuclear chemistry
Chemistry of non-transition elements
Chemistry of transition elements
Chemistry of lanthanides and actinides
Organometallic chemistry of transition elements
Topics in analytical chemistry
Bionorganic chemistry
Stereochemistry and conformational analysis
Selective organic name reactions
Mechanisms of organic reaction
Pericyclic reactions
Heterocyclic chemistry
Reagents in organic synthesis
Chemistry of natural products
Bioorganic chemistry
General paper on teaching and research aptitude
Business environment
Financial and management accounting
Business economics
Business statistics and data processing
Business management
Marketing management
Financial management
Human resources management
Banking and financial institution
International business
Accounting and finance
Human resource management
Income tax law and tax planning
Computer science and applications
Teaching and research aptitude
Discrete structures
Computer arithmetic
Programming in C and C++
Relational database design and SQL
Data and file structures
Computer networks
System software and compilers
Operating systems with case study of Unix
Software engineering
Current trends and technologies
Theory of computation
Context free grammars
Linear bounded automata
Turing machine
Chomsky hierarchy of languages
Models for information channel
Variable length codes
Error correcting and detecting codes
Image processing
Data compression techniques
Linear programming problem (LPP)
Ellipsoid method
Assignment and transportation problems
Shortest path problems
Network flow problem
Non-linear programming
Neural networks
Fuzzy systems
Economics paper
General paper on teaching and research aptitude
Micro-economic analysis
Macro–economic analysis
Development and planning
Public finance
International economics
Indian economy
Statistical methods
Single equation linear model
Simultaneous equation models
Theory of consumer behavior and theory of firms
The rise and fall of Breton Wood and emerging international monetary system
Growth and productivity trends in Indian agriculture development of distributive institutions
Planning and economic development cost, prices, WTO and Indian agriculture
General paper on teaching and research aptitude
Philosophical foundation of education
Sociological foundations of education
Psychological foundations of education
Methodology of educational research
Leadership in educational administration
Education planning
Educational supervision
General paper on teaching and research aptitude
Chaucer to Shakespeare
Jacobean to restoration periods
Augustan age : 18th century literature
Romantic period
Victorian period
Modern period
Contemporary period
American and other non-British literatures
Literary theory and criticism
Rhetoric and prosody
British literature from Chaucer to the present day
Criticism and literary theory
Literary comprehension
Up to the renaissance
Augustan age: 18th century literature
Victorian and pre-raphaelites
Modern British literature
Contemporary British literature
Literary theory and criticism up to T. S. Eliot
Contemporary theory
History of english language,english language teaching
European literature from classical age to the 20th century
Indian writing in english and Indian literature in english translation
American and other non-British english literatures
General paper on teaching and research aptitude
Concepts, ideas and terms
Ancient Indian history
Medieval Indian history
Modern Indian history
From the Indus valley civilization to the Mahajanapadas
History of India from 4th century BC to 3rd century ad
India from the 4th century AD to 12th century AD
India from 1206 to 1526
India from 1526 onward
Socio-economic and cultural life under the Mughals
Foundation of the British rule
Economic and social policies
National movement and post-independent India
World history- concepts, ideas and terms
Research in history
General paper on teaching and research aptitude
Geographic thought
Population geography
Settlement geography
Economic geography
Political geography
Social geography
Cultural geography
Regional planning
Geography of India
Statistical methods
History of geographic thought
Agricultural geography
Industrial geography
Geography of transport and trade
Life science
General paper on teaching and research aptitude
Cell biology
Evolutionary biology
Environmental biology
Biodiversity and taxonomy
Mathematical science
Teaching and research aptitude
Basic concepts of real and complex analysis
Basic concepts of linear algebra
Basic concepts of probability
Linear programming basic concepts
Real analysis
Complex analysis
Differential equations
Data analysis basic concepts
Probability Distribution
Theory of Statistics
Stastical methods and data analysis
Operational Research Modelling
Linear programming
Finite population
Design of experiments
Advance analysis
Advanced algebra
Functional analysis
Discrete mathematics
Ordinary and partial differential equations
Number theory
Fluid mechanics
Differential geometry
Calculus of variations
Linear integral equations
Numerical analysis
Integral transformable place transform
Mathematical programming revised simplex method
Measure theory
Distribution theory
Statistical inference and decision theory
Large sample statistical methods
Multivariate statistical analysis
Linear models and regression
Sample surveys
Time-series analysis
Stochastic process
Demography and vital statistics
Industrial statistics
Inventory and queueing theory
Dynamic programming and marketing
General paper on teaching and research aptitude
Constitutional law of India
Legal theory
Public international law
Family law
Law of contracts–general principles
Law of torts
Law of crimes–general principles
Labor law
Core and elective/optional
Physical science
General paper on teaching and research aptitude
Basic mathematical methods
Classical dynamics
Quantum physics and applications
Thermodynamic and statistical physics
Experimental design
Atomic and molecular physics
Condensed matter physics
Nuclear and particle physics
General paper on teaching and research aptitude
Classical Indian philosophy
Modern Indian thinkers
Classical western philosophy
St. Augustine
St. Anselm
St. Thomas aquinas
Modern western philosophy
Logical positivism
Core group
Political science
General paper on teaching and research aptitude
Political theory and thought
Comparative politics and political analysis
Indian government and politics
Public administration
International relations
Core and elective/optional
General paper on teaching and research aptitude
Vedic literature
Grammar and linguistics
Sanskrit literature and poetics
Core group
Brahmans and aranyakas
Pancamahayajnes grammar and schools of vedic interpretation
Study of the contents and main concepts with special reference to the following Upanisads
General and brief introduction of Vedangas
Explanation and critical questions
Kautiliya Arthashastra
Elective/ optional
Siddh ntakaumudi
Nyaya Vaisesika
Sarvadars ana-sangraha
Kavya prakasa
Inscriptions of Asoka
Gupta and post-gupta inscriptions
General paper on teaching and research aptitude
Nature of sociology
Basic concepts
Social structure
Social group
Social institutions
Social stratification
Social change
Meaning and nature of social research
Quantitative methods
Qualitative methods
Statistics in social research
Core group
Phenomenology and ethnomethodology
Neo-functionalism and neo-Marxism
Structuration and post-modernism
Conceptualizing Indian society
Theoretical perspectives
Contemporary issues: socio-cultural
Contemporary issues: developmental
Issues pertaining to deviance
Current debates
The challenges of globalisation
Elective / optional
Rural sociology
Industry and society
Sociology of development
Population and society
Gender and society

NESLET 2019 Preparation Tips

SET (SLET) Preparation Tips 2019

   • Know the exam pattern and the syllabus of SET (SLET).

   • Make a study plan accordingly

   • Get your hands on the best books for SET.  

      Divide the entire syllabus according to the days and month left for preparation.

   • Take as many mock tests as possible and solve ample previous years question papers/sample papers.

   • Make short notes during the preparation.

  • Keep ample amount of time for revision. Use the short notes to cover the syllabus again during revision.

   • Avoid taking any fresh topic during the last phase of the preparation

NESLET 2019 Exam Pattern

NESLET Paper 1 Exam Pattern

SET (SLET) Exam Pattern 2019 – Paper I

The paper will be held in offline mode wherein candidates have to attempt 50 questions out of 60 in 1.15 hours. The questions in paper I are of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidates. Paper I is designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidates. Each correct answer in this paper will be given 2 marks with no negative marking. This means that the paper will be held for total 100 marks. 

NESLET Paper 2 Exam Pattern

SET (SLET) Exam Pattern 2019 – Paper II

Paper II will also be held offline for 1.15 hours and will be specific as per the subject opted by the candidates. Candidates have to answer all 50 questions for a total of 100 marks. There is no negative marking for incorrect answers, while for each correct answer, candidates will get 2 marks.

SET (SLET) Admit Card 2019 

The admit card of SET 2019 has been released on February 18, 2019, in online mode. Candidates can download it online by entering their application number and date of birth in the login window. SET (SLET) admit card 2019 will not be sent to candidates through any other means. Candidates must download the admit card and check whether all the information reflecting on the admit card is correct. In case of incorrect details on the admit card, candidates must reach out to the authorities for rectification. After downloading, candidates must take a printout of SET admit card 2019. The admit card needs to be carried to the exam centre on the exam day along with the prescribed photo ID proofs. 

How to download SET (SLET) Admit Card 2019

  • Click on the SET (SLET) admit card link

  • Enter your application number and date of birth

  • Click on the download button 

  • Take a print out of the admit card

NESLET 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Assam Guwahati
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar
Manipur Imphal
Tripura Bikramnagar
Sikkim Tadong
Mizoram Aizawl

Documents Required at Exam

  • Passport
  • Admit card
  • Passport size photograph (same as used for filling the application)
  • Voter ID
  • Driving license
  • Aadhaar card
  • PAN card

NESLET 2019 Answer Key

SET (SLET) Answer Key 2019

The answer key of SET (SLET) has been released by the authority on March 8, 2019. SET 2019 answer key is available on the official website, separately for Paper I and II. Candidates must cross verify the correctness of their answers and calculate their scores. In case of discrepancies, candidates can submit their objections to Member Secretary SLET Commission (N. E. Region) within 15 days of the publishing of the answer key, along with the proof of correctness. Objections sent after the deadline will not be entertained. After verifying the objections, the exam authority will release the final answer key. The result of SET (SLET) 2019 will be determined by the final answer key. The decision on the final answer key of SET will be final and binding.  

SET (SLET) Result 2019

The result of SLET 2019 is announced by SLET Commission wherein the roll numbers of the qualified candidates as per the papers they have appeared in, is published. Candidates can check their roll numbers as per the category and subject of the paper they have appeared in. As per the qualifying criteria of SET 2019, top 6% appearing candidates in all the three papers will be shortlisted as qualified candidates. However, these top 6% candidates have to secure minimum 40% marks (General) and 35% marks (for reserved category) to be declared qualified for Eligibility for Assistant Professors. Candidates securing the qualifying marks can get their marks through SET Commission’s website after 7 working days from the date of declaration of result. 

How to check SET Result 2019?

Click on the result window

Download the Result PDF

Check your roll number in it

SET Result – Pass Certificate 

Pass Certificate to the candidates will be issued after 45 working days from the date of announcement of SET result.

Candidates can collect the Pass Certificate individually or through any messenger (duly authorized by the candidate with his/her signature). However, the following documents must be produced at the time of collecting the pass certificate. To obtain the pass certificate, candidates have to pay Rs. 250 as application fee through a Bank Draft in favour of Member Secretary SLET Commission, N. E. Region drawn on SBI Guwahati University Branch (2060) only.

Documents needed to collect the pass certificate:

  • Mark-sheet of P.G. Final/3rd and 4th Semester (in original)
  • Caste Certificate/Special Category Certificate (in original)
  • Admit Card of SET (in original)

Candidates, who find any discrepancy in their SET result can send a written request pertaining to the same to the Member Secretary SLET Commission (N. E. Region) for result rechecking. A Demand Draft (DD) of Rs. 5000 in favour of Member Secretary, SLET Commission, drawn on SBI, Guwahati University Branch (2060) within one month from the date of declaration of the result must be submitted for the same. An expert committee will recheck the result and rectify it. 

SET (SLET) Cut off 2019

SLET Commission releases the cut off of SET 2019. There are two kinds of cut off for SET (SLET) 2019. First is the minimum qualifying marks and second is the subject-wise, category-wise, paper-wise and overall cut off marks. Candidates need to secure both the cut off marks to be considered eligible for the recruitment. The examination authority also releases a list of the successful candidates with their roll numbers and the cut off marks according to the two papers and their category. As per the eligibility of SET, top 6% of the candidates appeared in Paper I and II with 40% marks (General) and 35% marks (reserved category) will be considered qualified for Eligibility for Assistant Professors.  

NESLET 2019 Selection Process

SET (SLET) Selection Procedure 2019

Selection process of SET (SLET) 2019 includes appearing in Paper I and II and obtaining the pass certificate/eligibility certificate. To be considered eligible as Assistant Professor across the colleges/institutes and universities of the 7 northeastern states, candidates need to secure the minimum qualifying cut off marks.

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Questions related to NESLET

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hi! i cant find any link to register and apply for neslet 2020.....could you help me on this please!?

L RESHMASREE 10th Jan, 2020

The below given links will guide you about the information regarding NESLET (this is official site).


By contacting the team through the contact details given in the link, you will get information about 2020 application.

Hope this information helps you.



where is the link for filling online form

Harshita Gupta 3rd Jan, 2020


The application process for SET 2020 will start from last week of January. You will have to visit the official website of symbiosis institute and then registration will be done. For more information, please check the link below:


Hope this helps!


when is the online registration for north east slet exam going to start?

sudheer kumar 23rd Dec, 2019
Dear aspirant,
North East slet application form date has not released till yet on official site but it is expected to be released by last week of December or 1st week of January 2020. For further updates keep visiting our website. Here is the link for more information you can check it:
Best of luck!

how to fillup neset application. give me the link

L RESHMASREE 9th Dec, 2019

I think you are asking "How to fill neet application?"

Applying for NEET is an online process. Paper form of application is not available for NEET and JEE MAINS. So, here is the youtube link i can provide which helps you in applying for NEET online.

https://www.youtube.com/watch (https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=20&v=xCBGgmhAXrg&feature=emb_logo) ? time_continue=20&v=xCBGgmhAXrg&feature=emb_logo (https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=20&v=xCBGgmhAXrg&feature=emb_logo)

Hope this information helps you.

Wishing you a good luck !

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