Gujarat SET 2020 – The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara releases the official notification for the conduction of the 15th Gujarat State Eligibility Test (GSET). Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, as State Agency for the State of Gujarat conducts a State Eligibility Test to determine merit for the teaching profession. State Agency will conduct the Gujrat SET exam for 23 subjects. Get here complete details of GSET SET 2020 including, exam pattern, syllabus, application form, admit card, result.
Gujarat SET 2020
Eligible and interested candidates can apply online for Gujarat SET 2020 at gujaratset.ac.in. Applicants who qualify for GSET are eligible to apply as Assistant Professors in UGC recognized institutions. Check the important dates from the schedule provided below.
|Gujarat SET 2020||Exam|
|Starting of Online Registration||First week of Nov 2020|
|Last day for online application submission||Last week of Nov 2020|
|Release of Admit Card||Third week of Dec 2020|
|Date of Examination||Last week of Dec 2020|
|Releases of Answer key||Last week of Dec 2020|
|Declaration of Result||March 2021|
We have given information on this page is based on the previous year’s notification. As soon as, MSU Baroda releases the GSET 2020 notification we will update it on our page. Till then refer to this article to get Gujarat SET information.
Overview of Gujarat SET 2020
The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda has been assigned and authorized as a State Government Agency to conduct a State Eligibility Test for the University and Teachers in Gujarat referred to as SET or GSET. Candidates can check below the brief overview of Gujarat SET 2020.
|Exam Name||Gujarat State Eligibility Test|
|Conducting Body||Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara|
|Post details||Assistant Professor|
|Subjects||There are total 23 subjects in Gujrat SET|
|Marking Scheme||+2 marks for correct answer and No negative marks for incorrect answer|
Gujarat SET 2020 Preparation Tips
Similar to other exams, the Gujarat SET syllabus is extensive and candidates sometimes struggle to cover the entire syllabus before the examination. However, with the best approach and strategy, candidates can easily achieve better scores and secure higher scores in the GSET exam. Follow these simple suggestions here to add more value to your GSET 2020 strategy.
Know the Syllabus
In order to know the topics of the questions to be asked in the examination, applicants need to refer to the syllabus and, if the candidates go to the syllabus, they can easily divide their time for each subject in order to prepare well. By doing so, they will analyze the area of their strengths and then allocate the time needed for each section accordingly.
Understand Exam Pattern
It is very important for candidates to understand the structure of the Gujarat SET exam question paper and is often done by preferring exam patterns. Candidates should be familiar with the type of questions that will be asked in the question paper. All simple queries of candidates will be cleared through the exam pattern.
Refer Good Study Material
Instead of buying any guidebook and mock test that you can, do some research or seek expert advice. Use learning materials that are rich sources of diverse questions, e.g. question banks, previous year’s question papers.
Identify some important topics
Applicants must identify some of the key topics for the GSET examination. It is much easier to prepare for GSET with some important topics. This can be accomplished with the regular practice of previous year’s question papers and mock tests. Apart from the important topics for the exam, candidates also learn about the frequently asked questions for the exam.
Gujarat SET 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Age limit – There is no upper age limit for Gujarat SET.
- Applicants must have completed or are studying a master’s degree in the final year of the UGC.
- Applicants who have earned 55% of their Master’s degree in Science, Humanities (including languages) and Social Sciences, Computer Science & Applications. OR equivalent examination from UGC recognized universities/institutions may apply for a SET.
- Applicants who belong to the Socially and Educationally Backward Class (SEBC) of the Non-Creamy Layer / Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/PWD (PH-Physically Handicapped / VH-Visually Handicapped) category / Transgender category who have obtained a 50 percent mark in their master’s degree from any university/institute are eligible to apply.
- Candidates who are taking their final degree examination or are going to appear, or candidates have already appeared, and their results are still awaited. These candidates are eligible to apply but must complete their Master’s degree examination within two years from the date of the declaration of results of the GSET exam with the necessary percentage of marks, failing so they are to be treated as disqualified.
- Ph.D. holders whose master’s degree was completed by 19 September 1991 (regardless of the date of the declaration of results) are eligible for a relaxation of 5 percent in aggregate marks (from 55% to 50 percent) to appear in the GSET exam.
Gujarat SET Application Form 2020
Gujarat SET 2020 Application Form is available online at gujratset.ac.in. In order to fill the application form, candidates have to pay the application fee through SBI epay. Candidate must check their eligibility criteria before filling the application form. Candidates are neither required to send any certificate/documents in support of their eligibility not a printout of their own Application Form to Gujarat State Eligibility Test office, Vadodara.
- General/ SEBC (Non-creamy layer)/ EWS/ Candidates – Rs. 900/-+Bank Charges.
- ST/ SC / Transgender Candidates – Rs. 700/-+Bank Charges.
- PWD (PH / VH) Candidates – Rs. 100/-+Bank Charges.
Gujarat SET 2020 Syllabus
Many candidates who are appearing for state-level eligibility tests also appear in UGC NET or CSIR NET. In view of that, the state agency has kept GSET Syllabus the same as UGC / CSIR NET. So that it is easier for candidates to prepare for Gujarat State Eligibility Test. You can download the syllabus from the official website gujaratset.in. Go through the full syllabus and prepare for Gujarat SET. Focus on theoretical preparation and also solve multiple-choice problems alongside.
- Mathematical Science
- Physical Science
- Chemical Science
- Life Science
- Political Science
- Library and Information Sciences
- Computer Science and Applications
- Physical Education
- Home Science
All in all, there are 23 subjects. Candidates should particularly select subjects eligible for only.
Gujarat SET 2020 Exam Pattern
Gujarat Government conducts State Eligibility Test (GSET) for determining the Eligibility of Gujarat state’s candidates for Assistant Professor in universities and colleges of Gujarat State.
Gujarat State Eligibility Test qualified candidates shall be eligible to apply for Assistant Professor and will be governed by the rules and regulations for recruitment of Assistant Professor of the concerned Colleges/Universities/State Government of Gujarat concerned.
GSET Examination consists of two papers. Both papers consist of only objective questions and are held in two separate sessions, as laid out below.
|Paper||Number of questions||Marks|
|Paper I||50 questions all are compulsory||100|
|Paper II||100 questions all are compulsory||200|
In the first session, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda will hold Paper I. Whereas Paper II will take place in the second session.
- Both papers are of 3 hours duration.
- Paper 1 is going to be of a general nature. The aptitude for teaching/research will be assessed accordingly. There will be questions about reasoning skills, understanding, divergent thinking, and general awareness. It should be noted that only 50 questions will be mandatory.
- Paper 2 has questions on the subject selected by the candidate, all of which will be substantially compulsory.
- There were no negative marks for incorrect answers
- There is no provision of re-evaluations of papers.
Gujarat SET Hall Ticket 2020
Candidates have to download the hall ticket before the exam. State agency, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, has released Gujarat SET 2020 Hall Ticket 7 days prior to Examination day. No Gujarat SET hall ticket will be sent to the candidates by post. Applicants should download their Hall Ticket from the website to determine the location of the GSET Examination as indicated in the Hall Ticket and appear in the examination only at the designated examination center. No candidate would be allowed to appear at the examination center other than that assigned to him/her in the Hall Ticket.
Gujarat SET Answer Key 2020
The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda (M.S. University) as state agency has declared the GSET Answer Key 2020 on the official portal at gujaratset.ac.in. However, some coaching centers also release unofficial keys after the conduction of the exam. Candidates can refer to GSET 2020 Answer Key to know correct answers. Also, they can estimate the score and analyze selection chances using the GSET answer key. After exam candidates will get GSET 2020 Question Paper and Answer Key.
Gujarat SET Result 2020
To qualify for the State Eligibility Test, the candidate must obtain a cut-off mark and be at the top 15 percent in the subject and category of wise merit list. The result of Gujarat SET 2020 is declared a few weeks after the exam. Candidates can simply log in to check the result. Details of the cut-off marks and preparation of the merit list are stated below.
Step I: The number of candidates to be qualified for Assistant Professor shall be equal to 6 percent of the candidates appearing in both GSET papers.
Step II: Total slots shall be allocated to different categories in accordance with the Gujarat Government’s policy of reservation.
Step III: To be considered eligible for Assistant Professor, the candidate must appear in both papers and obtain at least 40 percent aggregate marks in both papers for General (Unreserved) candidates and at least 35 percent aggregate marks in both papers for all candidates in the reserved categories visz., SC, ST, PWD(PH/VH), SEBC (belonging to Non-Creamy Layer) and Transgender.
About Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda has been appointed and authorized as the Agency of the State Government to conduct State Eligibility Test for the University and college teachers of Gujarat(hereinafter referred to as SET or GSET). On behalf of the Gujarat State, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, the Nodal Agency conducts 15th Gujarat State Eligibility Test (GSET) to determine the eligibility of Gujarat State candidates for Assistant Professor at Gujarat State Universities and Colleges.
Official Website: gujaratset.ac.in.
For more information about Gujarat SET candidates can download previous year brochure – Click here.
Gujarat SET 2020 FAQs
Ques 1: How many papers will be available for GSET 2020?
Ans: There will be two Papers I & II. Paper I – Reasoning ability, comprehension, diverging thinking and general awareness. Paper II-based on the subject-matter chosen by the applicant.
Ques 2: What is the Application Fee for the GSET 2020 for the candidates other then the state of Gujarat?
Ans: For General / Gen – EWS / SEBC (Non-creamy layer) Candidates – Rs. 900/-+Bank Charges. For SC / ST / Transgender Candidates – Rs. 700/-+Bank Charges. For PWD (PH / VH) Candidates – Rs. 100/-+Bank Charges
Ques 3: How to fill the GSET 2020 Application Form?
Ans: Candidates have to visit the official website, www.gujaratset.ac.in to fill the form.