Savitribai Phule Pune University as the State Agency has released Notification for MAHARASHTRA STATE ELIGIBILITY TEST (MH-SET) by the Government of Maharashtra & Goa Accredited by the Univer of the Examination are as follows:

a) The candidates must have Master’s Degree recognized by U.G.C., in a subject of SET. The candidates having Post Graduate diploma/ certificate awarded by Indian University/Institute or Foreign degree/ diploma/ certificate awarded by the Foreign University/ Institute should in their own interest, ascertain the equivalence of their diploma/ degree/ certificate, with Master’s degree of recognized Indian Universities from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi
b) The candidates other than SC/ ST/ OBC/ SBC/ DT(VJ)/ NT/ SEBC/ Trans-genders category, who have secured at least 55% marks (without gracing or rounding off) in Master’s or equivalent examination, are eligible for this test. OBC/ SBC/ DT(VJ)/ NT/ SEBC [belonging to non-creamy layer] and SC/ ST/ PH/ VH/ Trans-genders(PH-Physically Handicapped, VH-Visually Handicapped i.e. Blind) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks(without gracing or rounding off) in Master’s or equivalent examination are eligible for this test. The candidates belonging to DT(A)(VJ)/NT (B,C,D)/SBC/ SEBC must submit a valid category certificate recognized by the Govt. of Maharashtra & Goa. The OBC certificate will not be accepted in lieu of said categories (The OBC certificate is accepted only at national level for UGC-NET and UGC-CSIR NET in lieu of said categories).
c) The candidates who are studying in the first year of two years Masters Course or in first two semesters of a four semester course of Master’s Degree are not eligible to appear for this test.
d) Candidates who are pursuing their Master’s degree or equivalent course or candidates who have appeared for their qualifying Master’s degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for Assistant Professor after they have passed their Master’s Degree or equivalent examination with at least 55% marks (50% marks in case of SC/ ST/ PH/ VH/ Trans-genders and BC/ SBC/ DT(A)/ NT(B)/ NT(C)/ NT(D)/ SEBC [belonging to non-creamy layer] such candidates must complete their Master’s Degree or equivalent examination within two years from the date of SET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.

  1. e) The candidates of other States (other than Maharashtra & Goa) belonging to reserved categories shall be treated as Open category, as per the rules of the Maharashtra and Goa States.
    f) Candidates can appear for SET in the subject of their Post Graduation only e.g. Commerce : M.Com., Environmental Science : M.Sc. Env. Sci., Life Science : M.Sc. Life Science/ Botany/ Zoology/ Microbiology/ Biotechnology etc., Home Science : M.Sc., M.A. Home Science (Refer Item No. 4 on page 06, for list of SET and P.G. subjects).
    g) Candidates should note that their candidature is provisional. It will be deemed final upon verification of eligibility documents with reference to the claims made in their application, after the result of SET examination.
    h) A candidate who has already qualified SET in a subject, will not be allowed to appear again for SET in the same subject. The candidates violating this rule will be liable for initiating legal action.
    i) To apply for the SET, there is no upper age limit.
    j) As per the U.G.C. rules the candidates who have passed M.Sc. (by Research) are not eligible to appear for the SET.
    k) The SET State Agency will not issue any mark sheet to qualified/not qualified candidates. Students should note that there is a provision for online verification of MHSET result. The SET Unit will issue e-certificate to qualified candidates only on verification of the Eligibility documents immediately after the result of the SET examination.

Application Fee:
Rs. 550/- for open
Rs. 450/- for SC/ ST/ PH/ VH/ Trans-genders

Mode of Payment:
The examination fees should be paid by Debit/Credit card or through Internet Banking only. Examination fees once paid cannot be refunded.

Examination Centre:
The MH-SET will be conducted at the following 15 city centers only: Mumbai, Pune, Kolhapur, Solapur, Ahmednagar, Nashik, Dhule, Jalgaon, Aurangabad, Nanded, Amravati, Nagpur, Chandrapur, Gadchiroli, & Panji (Goa)

Scheme of Examination:
a) The SET will be conducted in Objective Mode. The test will consist of two papers. All the two papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be held on the day of Examination
b) Paper-I shall be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/ research aptitude of the candidate. It is primarily designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate. Paper I shall consist of fifty (50) objective type compulsory questions of two marks each.
Paper I has 4 sets with 4 different Test Booklet Codes viz. A, B, C, D. Student has to ensure that the same Test Booklet Code is pre-printed and pre-shaded on the OMR sheet (Answer Sheet) of Paper I.
Paper-II shall consist of hundred (100) objective type compulsory questions, (except mathematical science) based on the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry two marks. In Mathematical Science, a student has to attempt all questions (100) either from Sections I & II or from Sections I & III only. The OMR sheets of the candidates attempting questions from both sections II & III, will be rejected.

Selection Process:
Selection will be based on Written Examination.

Admit Card/ Hall Ticket:
The Hall Ticket/ Admit Card will be generated based on the information provided by the candidate in the online application form. In case of false information in the online application form, the admit card will be generated accordingly. It will be provided online to all candidates 10 days prior to the date of the SET examination on the same website from where the candidate had submitted his/her SET application form online. Candidate shall enter his/her Login ID and password for getting his/her Admit Card. Admit card/ Hall Ticket will not be sent to the candidates by post.

How to Apply:
Candidate need to submit their application form online through official website or the link given below. Steps for online submission of application:
i) Candidate seeking admission to the Test (SET, 23rd June, 2019) must apply online only on the SET website
ii) Before applying Online, the candidates must possess the scanned images as below:-
Passport size photograph in JPG/ JPEG format of maximum 50 kb.
Signature in JPG/ JPEG format of maximum 30 kb.
iii) After filling all the details for applying online for SET, the candidates have to make payment by Credit/ Debit card or through Internet Banking indicating your details.
iv) The candidates are required to bring a photo identity card along with their printout of online admit card on the day of examination.
v) Before applying Online, candidates are advised to go through detailed notification available on SET website. Note that fee submitted through any other mode like Money Order, Demand Draft, IPO, Challan etc. will be summarily rejected.
vi) In order to avoid last minute rush, the candidates are advised to apply early enough. SET State Agency will not be responsible for network problems or any other problem of this nature in submission of online application during last days.

Important Dates:
Starting Date for Apply Online: 01.02.2019
Last Date for Apply Online: 21.02.2019
Last date for payment of online Fee: 21.02.2019
Correction in particulars of application: 22.02.2019 to 28.02.2019
Availability of admit card on website: 13.06.2019
Date of Examination: 23.06.2019

N.B. :
The SET qualified candidates will be required to submit self attested copies of eligibility documents in response to SET notification of result (P.G. Marksheet, valid caste certificate, valid non-creamy layer certificate (Valid in the financial year in which SET examination is conducted). Medical certificate with 40% or more disability (in case of PWD candidates), equivalance certificate etc.} to SET Bhavan, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune-411007, immediately after the result of SET examination is declared.

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