Savitribai Phule Pune University, formerly University of Pune conducts Maharashtra State Eligibility Test (Maha SET) every year in offline mode for recruiting Assistant Professors across the Universities and Colleges of Maharashtra and Goa. The exam is held for 32 subjects wherein candidates have to take 2 papers – Paper I and II. Paper I is general in nature, while paper II will be pertaining to the subjects selected by the candidates. All the papers are held in offline mode. Top 6% of the total appeared candidates with 40% aggregate marks (General category) and 35% marks (reserved categories) in paper I and II taken together 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.
Past Dates and Events
11 Oct, 2019
Answer Key - Final | Mode: Online
Result | Mode: Online
22 Jul, 2019 - 05 Aug, 2019
Answer key objection | Mode: Offline
22 Jul, 2019 - 27 Jul, 2019
Answer Key - Interim | Mode: Online
23 Jun, 2019
Exam | Mode: Offline
13 Jun, 2019
Admit Card | Mode: Online
28 Feb, 2019 - 06 Mar, 2019
Application Correction | Mode: Online
01 Feb, 2019 - 26 Feb, 2019
Application | Mode: Online
Maha SET Eligibility Criteria 2019
Candidates with at least 55% marks (without gracing or rounding off) in Masters or equivalent exam and SC/ST/OBC/SBC/DT(VJ)/NT candidates (belonging to non-creamy layer) and SC/ST/PH/VH (PH-Physically Handicapped, VH-Visually Handicapped i.e. Blind) with minimum 50% marks (without gracing or rounding off) in Masters or equivalent exam are eligible to appear in Maha SET 2019.
Candidates must have a Masters degree recognized by U.G.C., in a subject of SET. Candidates with Post Graduate diploma/certificate by Indian University/Institute or Foreign degree/diploma/certificate by the Foreign University/Institute must ensure the equivalence of the diploma/degree/certificate, with Masters degree recognized by Indian Universities from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi. However, such candidates after qualifying MH SET will have to submit equivalence certificate from AIU, immediately after Maha SET result.
Candidates studying in the first year of two years Masters degree or in first two semesters of a four semester course of Masters are not eligible.
Candidates appeared OR appearing in the final examination of Masters degree and whose result is awaited OR candidates whose exams have been delayed can also apply. However, such candidates will be issued the Maha SET certificate only after they qualify the Masters degree with 55% marks (for general) and 50% marks (for reserved categories).
Candidates have to take MH SET in the subject of their Post Graduation only.
Candidate, who have already qualified Maharashtra SET in a particular subject, cannot appear in the same subject again.
There is no upper age limit to take Maha SET.
Candidates having passed M.Sc. (by Research) are not eligible to appear for the exam.
The SET eligibility certificate will be issued to only the qualified candidates on verification of the eligibility documents immediately after the result.
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card
Maha SET 2019 application form was available in online mode from February 1 to 26, 2019. Candidates could pay the exam fee via online through net banking, credit card/debit card.
The application process of Maha SET 2019 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 is 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 smooth submission of the application form. Click on 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. General category candidates have to pay Rs. 550, while reserved category candidates have to pay Rs. 450 (for reserved category), including the processing 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 filled in 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.
Maha SET Preparation Tips 2019
• 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.
• Practise 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 2019 – Paper I
Maha SET 2019 exam will have 2 papers – paper I and II. All the papers are compulsory and will be held in offline mode. Paper I carries 50 objective type questions. 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. The paper is for 100 marks and candidates have to complete it in an hour. Each correct answer will get 2 marks. There is no negative marking for wrong answers.
Maha SET Exam Pattern 2019 – Paper II
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 200 marks.
Candidates can start downloading Maha SET 2019 admit card online. The admit card can be downloaded by only those candidates who have successfully registered for Maha SET 2019.
To download Maha SET admit card, candidates have to enter their user name and password or application number and date of birth. The admit card is not be sent to any candidate through any other means. Candidates need to take a print out of the admit card after downloading it. Without possessing an admit card, no candidate are permitted to take the test on the exam day. Along with Maharashtra SET admit card, candidates must also carry one 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 2019
Maha SET Answer Key 2019
Maha SET answer key 2019 is 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 2019 carries correct answer options of all the questions asked in paper I and II. Candidates can compare and calculate their probable score in the exam with the answer key. In case of discrepancy, candidates can submit their objections against the answer key or the question paper within the specific time period. The final answer key is released after considering all the objections.
How to download Maha SET Answer key 2019
Maha SET result 2019 has been announced online on October 11, 2019. To check the result, candidates have to select the exam date and click on 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 secure at least 40% aggregate marks (General Category) and minimum 35% aggregate marks in paper I and II taken together will be considered qualified for the eligibility of Assistant Professors.
How to check Maha SET Result 2019
Visit the official site and click on the result link
Select exam date and with marks or without marks option
Maha SET Cut off 2019
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 2019 cutoff will be different for all candidates belonging to different categories, as per the subjects they have opted for. According to Savitribai Phule Pune University, top 6% candidates who would have appeared in the exam with 40% marks (General) and 35% aggregate marks in paper I and II will be qualified in the exam. Apart from this, the university will also release subject-wise and category-wise cut off of MH SET 2019. Candidates have to secure both the cut offs to be eligible for Assistant Professor.
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