GSET 2017 or Gujarat SET 2017 is the 12th Gujarat State Eligibility Test. Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara had released GSET 2017 hall ticket on August 12, 2017. The Gujarat SET 2017 held at six centers namely Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Surat, Patan, and Bhavnagar on August 27, 2017. State Agency held exam for 23 subjects. The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara as State Agency for the Gujarat State conducts ate Eligibility Test to determine merit for the teaching profession. Eligible and interested candidates applied online at Candidates who qualify GSET are eligible to apply for job as Assistant Professors in UGC recognized institutions. Get here complete details of GSET 2017 such as notification, application form, admit card, result.

Latest: The Result for Gujarat SET 2017 has been declared, check it from the “Result” page link given in quick links.

GSET 2017

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Important Dates

Event Exam
Fill GSET 2017 Application Form 29 Apr 2017
Last date to apply 08 Jun 2017
Last day of fee collection 09 Jun 2017
Download GSET 2017 Hall Ticket 12 Aug 2017
Date of Gujarat State Eligibility Test 2017 27 Aug 2017
Result 02 Dec 2017

Age limit – There is no upper age limit.

Educational qualification – Candidates must have complete or are studying in final year of UGC specified Masters degree.

Selection process – There will be three papers in GSET 2017. Paper I will have 60 questions out of which 50 will be compulsory. Whereas Paper II and Paper III will have 50 and 75 questions each.

How to apply – Fill and submit GSET 2017 Application Form at

Application fee – Rs 800 for General and OBC candidates. Rs 700 for SC / ST / PH / VH candidates.

GSET 2017 Application Form

The 12th Gujarat SET will be conducted on 27th August 2017. In order to fill application form, candidates have to pay application fee through bank challan. In the first place they will download bank challan from official website of GSET 2017, After 24 hours of generating challan, they can pay fee at bank branch (Bank of Baroda). Then they can enter data in GSET 2017 Application Form and submit form.


  • Refer to official documents while filling up GSET 2017 Application Form.
  • Pay application fee in prescribed mode only.
  • Above all, keep in mind that you should complete all steps including paying fees and filling form before last date.

You can now apply for GSET 2017. Click on link in front of “Application Form” in above table to know more about GSET 2017 application form and apply online.

GSET 2017 Hall Ticket

Candidates can download hall ticket before exam. State agency, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, will release GSET 2017 Hall Ticket 7 days prior to Examination day. No hall ticket will be sent to the candidates by post. The candidates should download their hall ticket from the website to ascertain their venue of GSET Examination as mentioned in the Hall Ticket and appear in the examination only at the designated examination center. No candidate will be allowed to appear at the examination center other than that allotted to him/her in the Hall Ticket.

GSET 2017 Exam Date

Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara has announced that Gujarat SET 2017 will be on 27 August 2017.

Exam Pattern

Gujarat Government conducts State Eligibility Test (GSET) on 27th August 2017 (Sunday) 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 will be governed by the rules and regulations for recruitment of Assistant Professor of the concerned Universities / Colleges / State Government of Gujarat State, as the case may be.

GSET Examination will consist of three papers. All the three papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be held in two separate sessions as under:

Paper Number of questions Marks
Paper I 60, out of which 50 are compulsory 100
Paper II 50, all compulsory 100
Paper III 75, all compulsory 150

MSU Baroda will hold Paper I and II in first session (9.30 AM to 10.45 AM, and 11 AM to 12.15 PM). Whereas Paper III will be in second session (2 PM to 4.30 PM).

  • Paper 1 is of general nature. Correspondingly, it will assess teaching/research aptitude. There will be questions on reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness. To point out, only 50 questions will be compulsory.
  • Paper 2 will have questions on subject selected by the candidate, significantly, all will be compulsory.
  • Similarly, Paper 3 will also have questions on subject selected by the candidate.

GSET 2017 Syllabus

Many candidates who appear for state level eligibility tests also appear in UGC NET or CSIR NET.

In view of that, state agency has kept GSET Syllabus same as UGC / CSIR NET. Thus it is easier for candidates to prepare for Gujarat State Eligibility Test.

Even if you do not know UGC / CSIR NET syllabus, you can download GSET Syllabus from or from this page.

Go through complete syllabus and prepare for SET. Focus on preparing theory and also solve multiple choice questions alongside.


  • Mathematical Science
  • Physical Science
  • Chemical Science
  • Life Science
  • Hindi
  • Gujarati
  • Sanskrit
  • History
  • Sociology
  • Economics
  • Political Science
  • English
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Library and Information Sciences
  • Law
  • Commerce
  • Management
  • Computer Science and Applications
  • Physical Education
  • Philosophy
  • Home Science
  • Geography

All in all there are 23 subjects. This is in fact three subjects more than last time GSET. Candidates should particularly select subject eligible for only.

Answer Key

The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda (M.S. University) as state agency declared GSET Answer Key 2017 on official portal at

Nevertheless, there are also chances that coaching centers released unofficial keys after exam. Be that as it may, candidates can refer to GSET 2017 Answer Key to know correct answers. Also they are able to estimate score and analyze selection chances using answer key.

After exam candidates will get GSET 2017 Question Paper and Answer Key.


To qualify State Eligibility Test, candidate must obtain cut off marks and be in top 15% in subject and category wise merit list. Result of Gujarat SET 2017 will be declared few weeks after exam. Candidates can simply log in to check result. Details of cut off marks and preparation of merit list are explained below.

Step I: Minimum marks to be obtained in Gujarat SET (GSET) for considering a candidate for eligibility for Assistant Professor:

The candidates are required to obtain following minimum marks separately in Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III as given below:

Minimum marks

In the first place, Candidate must get following marks.

Minimum marks (%) General SC / ST / OBC / PH / VH
Paper I 40 (40%) 35 (35%)
Paper II 40 (40%) 35 (35%)
Paper III 75 (50%) 60 (40%)

Step II: Amongst those candidates who have cleared step I, a merit list will be prepared subjectwise and category-wise using the aggregate marks of all the three papers secured by such candidates.

Step III: Top 15% candidates (for each subject and category), from the merit list mentioned under step II, will be declared Gujarat SET (GSET) qualified for eligibility for Assistant Professor.  It may be noted that the above qualifying criteria decided by GSET is final and binding.

There is no provision of re-evaluations of papers.

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