Syllabus for Maharashtra SET 2013

Read to know the syllabus for all subjects for State Eligibility Test to be conducted by University of Pune in February 2013

Created On: Jan 2, 2013 15:48 IST
Modified On: Jan 7, 2013 15:27 IST

University of Pune as a State Agency will hold Maharashtra State Eligibility Test (SET) on 17 February 2013 for the State of Maharashtra and Goa to determine the eligibility for Lectureship. The primary objective of this examination is to ensure the minimum standards for the aspirants entering in the teaching profession. The minimum qualification required for the same is a Post Graduation Degree in the concerned subject from a recognized university.

The test will be conducted in 30 subjects including Humanities (including languages), Environmental Sciences, Social Sciences, Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean & Planetary Sciences, Computer Science and Applications. From this session, SET will be held in objective mode as per the guidelines of UGC.

The test will comprise three papers in two separate sessions


No. of Questions




60 out of which 50 questions are to be attempted


1¼ Hours (10 am to 11.15 am)


50 questions all of which are compulsory


1¼ Hours (11.15 am to 12.30 pm)


75 questions all of which are compulsory


2½ Hours (2 pm to 04.30 pm)

Paper- I will be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate.  The questions of this paper will be based on reasoning, comprehension, communication, teaching aptitude, divergent thinking and general awareness. Candidates belonging to General category need to secure a minimum of 40% marks. However, 35% marks will be required by SC/ ST/ PH/ OBC to qualify this paper.

Paper- II & III shall consist of questions based on the subject selected by the candidate. Candidates belonging to General category need to secure a minimum of 40% marks and SC/ ST/ PH/ OBC candidates have to obtain 35 % to qualify Paper- II. However, 50% marks will be needed by General candidates, 45 % by candidates belonging to OBC category and 40 % marks by SC/ ST/ PH candidates to clear the paper III.

Marks secured in all three papers will be considered for the final preparation of the results. Moreover, there will be no negative marking.

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