Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission on Tuesday approved the result of State Eligibility Test which was held in November 2013 and the commission has also decided to hike the fees of SET exam for 2014-15.
A HPPSC spokesperson said that in the meeting of Moderation Committee and Steering/Advisory Committee, the commission has approved the result of SET exam as per the cut-off marks decided by the Moderation Committee. It deliberated on the enhancement of examination fee to be charged from the candidates appearing in the SET examination with effect from 2014. The Committee decided to charge Rs 700 for the General category candidates and Rs 175 for all other reserved category candidates. However, Ex-Serviceman, Blind and Visually impaired candidates of the State have been exempted from the increase of the fee.
The spokesperson said that the Committee also approved issues relating to the advertisement for inviting applications to conduct the SET examination 2014, besides approving the syllabus and examination centers for holding this examinations.
“Issues pertaining to relaxation to the students of small states like Himachal to permit all the candidates who obtain 50 percent marks in State Level Eligibility test would be taken up with UGC,” he added.