Savitribai Phule Pune University, formerly - University of Pune conducts Maharashtra State Eligibility Test (Maha SET) every year in offline mode to award eligibility certificates using which candidates can apply as Assistant Professors in universities and colleges of Maharashtra and Goa. This year the exam will be conducted on June 28. The exam is held for 32 subjects. Candidates have to take 2 papers – Paper-I and II. Paper-I is general in nature while Paper-II is focused on the subjects selected by the candidates. All the papers are held in offline mode. Top 6% of the candidates with 40% aggregate marks (General category) and 35% marks (reserved categories) are considered qualified in Maharashtra SET. For both the states – Maharashtra and Goa, the reservation policy of the respective state will be followed for declaring the result of Maha SET. The reservation policy set by the Government is followed for the declaration of MH-SET result.
Upcoming Dates and Events
01 Jan, 2020 - 29 Jan, 2020
Application | Mode: Online Ongoing
23 Jan, 2020 - 06 Feb, 2020
Application Correction | Mode: Online Ongoing
18 Jun, 2020
Admit Card | Mode: Online
28 Jun, 2020
Exam - Paper-II | Mode: Offline
Exam - Paper-I | Mode: Offline
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card
Candidates can fill the application form of MH-SET 2020 from January 1 to January 29. The application fee, which is Rs. 800 for unreserved category and Rs. 650 for reserved category candidates, is payable online via net banking/ credit card/ debit card.
The application process of Maha SET has the following stages:
Candidates, first of all, need to register using their email ID, date of birth and mobile number. After the registration, the user ID and password are sent to the candidates' email ID and mobile number. Using the user ID and password, candidates have to log in and start filling the application form.
Log in and filling the Application Form
Candidates must log in using the user ID and password sent to them and fill in the application details. Enter all details carefully to ensure easy submission of the application form. Click on the submit button in case all information is correct. Once the candidates click on the submit button, they can not change or modify any information.
Upload Photograph & Signature
Candidates have to select the image files of the passport size photograph (Max size: 50kb JPG or JPEG file) and signature (Max size: 30kb, JPG or JPEG file) for uploading. Candidates have to keep these images ready before filling the application form.
Application Fee Payment
The last step in the application process of Maha SET is paying the application fee. Fee payment can be made online only through Credit Card, Debit Card and Internet Banking.
Print Application Form
After the successful fee payment, candidates can take the print out of the application form. The print out has two parts – the application form and Online Payment Transaction Details. The printout is for future reference and need not be sent anywhere.
• You should be aware of the syllabus and exam pattern of MH SET.
• Make your preparation plan according to the syllabus and time in hand.
• Get the best books to study and make your daily targets.
• Practice as many mock tests, sample papers and previous years question papers as possible.
• Prepare short notes during the preparation. Use the short notes while you revise the topics.
• Revision is a must. Use those short notes during revision.
• Do not take any new topic or chapter during the last lap of the preparation.
Maha SET Exam Pattern 2020 – Paper I
Paper I is held to assess the teaching/ research aptitude of the candidates. It is designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidates. Each question carries 2 marks in Paper-I. There is no negative marking for wrong answers in this paper. Check marks, time limit, etc. in the table below.
Maha SET Exam Pattern 2020 – Paper II
This paper will test candidates on the knowledge of their selected subjects. Paper-II will be held for two hours wherein candidates have to answer 100 objective type questions based on the subject chosen by them. Each correct answer will fetch 2 marks. Incorrect answers will not draw any negative marks. The paper will be held for a total of 200 marks.
Candidates can download MH-SET 2020 admit card from June 18. The admit card will be available online at setexam.unipune.ac.in and will not be sent by post or mail in any case.
To download Maha SET admit card, candidates have to enter their user name and password or application number and date of birth. Candidates need to take a print out of the admit card after downloading it. It is mandatory that the candidates carry their Maha SET admit card along with a prescribed photo ID proof to the examination centre. The photo ID proof list includes Voter ID, Aadhaar Card, Passport, PAN Card and Driving License.
How to download Maha SET Admit Card
Maha SET answer key 2020 will be released separately for all 32 papers as per their codes. Candidates must download the answer key for the respective code of the paper which they have appeared in. The answer key of MH SET will carry correct answer options of all the questions asked in both the papers. Candidates can compare and calculate their possible scores in the exam with the answer key. In case of discrepancies, candidates can submit their objections against the answer key or the question paper within a specific time period which will be announced by the exam body later. A final answer key will be released after considering all the objections.
How to download Maha SET Answer key 2020
The result will be declared after the release of the answer key. To check the result, candidates have to select the exam date and click on the 'with marks' or 'without marks' option, enter seat number, name, date of birth and mobile number and check their result. As per Savitribai Phule Pune University, top 6% of the candidates, who have taken two papers in Maha SET and secured at least 40% aggregate marks (General Category) and minimum 35% aggregate marks in paper I and II together will be considered qualified for the eligibility of Assistant Professors.
How to check Maha SET Result 2020
Visit the official site and click on the result link
Select exam date and 'with marks' or 'without marks' option
Maha SET Cut off 2020
Maha SET has two types of cut-offs – one is the minimum qualifying marks and the other cut off is the subject and category-wise cut off percentage. Maha SET 2020 cutoff will be different for candidates belonging to different categories, as per the subjects they have opted for. According to Savitribai Phule Pune University, top 6% candidates who appear for the exam and score 40% marks (General) and 35% aggregate marks in paper I and II will qualify. Apart from this, the university will also release subject-wise and category-wise cut off of MH SET. Candidates have to secure both the cutoffs to be eligible for the position of Assistant Professor.
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