Maharashtra SET 2021: Savitribai Phule Pune University released the answer key for Maharashtra SET 2021 exam on the official website. The exam was held on September 26, 2021 across various cities in Maharashtra and Goa. Online applications were opened from May 17 to June 17, 2021 at the website setexam.unipune.ac.in. Maharashtra SET is conducted to certify candidates for appointment as an Assistant Professor in Universities of the state. This year, the Maharashtra State Eligibility Test is conducted in 32 subjects across 15 city centres. Check out the complete details about Maharashtra SET 2021 in this article, including all important dates, eligibility, application form, syllabus, and more.
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Maharashtra SET 2021
The candidates are allowed to appear for only one subject of the Maharashtra SET. Moreover, candidates who have already applied and passed the SET in a particular subject are not allowed to appear in the same subject again. Candidates check the schedule of events of Maharashtra SET 2021 from below:
|Maharashtra SET 2021||Important Dates|
|Commencement of Online Application Form||17 May 2021 (11.00 AM)|
|Last date for Applying Online and pay fees|
17 Jun 2021
|:Last date to apply with late fee|
25 Jun 2021
|Display of list of candidates who have paid fees||Last week of Jun 2021|
|Correction starts in particulars of application form|
26 Jun 2021
|Last date for Correction in particulars of application form|
|Availability of Admit Card||16 Sep 2021|
|Date of Examination||26 Sep 2021|
|Release of Answer Key||To be announced|
|Declaration of Result||To be announced|
Overview of Maharashtra SET 2021
The official notification of Maharashtra SET exam releases online as per schedule containing the complete details of the exam. Candidates can get a brief overview of Maharashtra SET exam below as per information available in the official exam prospectus released by the conducting body.
|Exam Name||37th Maharashtra SET|
|Full Form||37th Maharashtra State Eligibility Test|
|Conducting Body||Savitribai Phule Pune University, Maharashtra|
|Eligibility||Master Degree in selected subject of SET|
|Application Fee||Rs 800/Rs 650|
|Selection Process||Written Exam in Paper 1 & Paper 2|
Maharashtra SET 2021 Latest Updates
July 22, 2021 – A Circular Regarding Workshop for SET examinees is released by the Savitribai Phule Pune University, Maharashtra- Click here
July 15, 2021 – A final list of candidates who have registered for the Maharashtra SET exam 2021 has been released. Check here.
July 07, 2021 – List of candidates enrolled in SET Exam to be held on 26th September 2021 – Click here to check it!
May 15, 2021 – MH SET Exam 2021 Notification, Exam Date Published; Check more details here
May 14, 2021 – Exam Date & Application Form Date Announced
Savitribai Phule Pune University has released an official notice announcing the Maharashtra SET 2021 exam date and application form date. Candidates can read the full notice here below.
Maharashtra SET 2021 Admit Card
The Savitribai Phule Pune University releases the admit card for Maharashtra SET 2021. The MH SET admit card is issued on the official website of the university at setexam.unipune.ac.in. The candidates who fill the application form can download the admit card from the official website by entering the username and password.
Maharashtra SET Hall Ticket is not sent to the candidates by post. Candidates must download and take a hall ticket printout. Candidates must bring an admit card and an additional photo identification such as Aadhaar Card, PAN Card, Voter Id, etc. to the exam center on Examination Day.
Maharashtra SET 2021 Exam Pattern
The Maharashtra SET is conducted for two papers which consist of objective type questions only. Both papers consist of only objective type questions and is held on the same day of Examination in two separate sessions.
Exam Mode: Offline
Duration: 3 hours
Type of Questions: Objective
Number of Questions: 150
Number of Papers: 02
Marking Scheme: 2 marks for correct answer; no negative marking.
|Session||Paper||No of Qs||Marks||Duration|
|First||I||50||50 x 2 = 100||1 hour (10.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m.)|
|Second||II||100||100 x 2 = 200||2 hours (11.30 a.m. to 01.30 p.m.)|
Maharashtra SET 2021 Syllabus
Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) releases the syllabus of Maharashtra SET 2021 on the official website. The exam is conducted for 32 different subjects to choose from and the syllabus of each subject is defined by the SPPU online. Candidates can check out the subject-wise syllabus of the exam here below.
Click here for Maharashtra SET Syllabus 2021.
Preparation Tips for Maharashtra SET 2021
A good preparation strategy plays a significant role in cracking State Eligibility Tests. Here are some important preparation tips for Maharashtra SET 2021 exam.
- Have a proper study plan before preparations begin. Set a timeline for topics to be covered and also have the timetable so it gives time for revisions.
- Go through the complete syllabus properly. Therefore, candidates can analyze their strengths and allocate the time needed for each section accordingly.
- Refer to the previous year’s papers to improve the chances of getting common questions. In addition, this can also help candidates to understand the test pattern.
- Prepare short notes this helps candidates for revising the topics. Just a day before the exam, going through them will make sure to remember everything that prepared and it also boosts the one’s confidence in attempting the exam.
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Maharashtra SET 2021 Exam Centers
The list of exam cities along with centre code can be checked below.
|Center Code||Center Name|
Maharashtra SET 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates applying for the Maharashtra State Eligibility Test 2021 must verify that they are eligible for the SET examination as laid down by the conducting body. One can check the detailed eligibility criteria as per the latest information brochure here. The prescribed eligibility criteria for the examination are listed below.
- The candidate must have a Master’s Degree recognized by U.G.C (University Grants Commission) in a subject of SET.
- The candidates should have obtained at least 55% overall marks, in their Master’s degree or equivalent examination. Relaxation of 05% marks can be availed by candidates belonging to reserved categories such as SC/ST/OBC/SBC/DT(VJ)/NT/SEBC/Trans-genders etc.
- Candidates who are pursuing their Master’s degree or candidates who have appeared in the qualifying Master’s degree (final year) examination are also eligible.
- There is no upper age limit to appear in the MH SET exam.
- Candidates who have already qualified in the MH SET exam in a particular subject are not allowed to appear in the same subject again.
Maharashtra SET 2021 Application Form
The application process of Maharashtra SET 2021 is conducted online as per the schedule indicated in the information brochure. Interested candidates have to go online at setexam.unipune.ac.in and apply online for the exam. After submitting the online form and payment of fee, candidates must take a printout as evidence and future reference. It may be noted that no hard copy is required to be sent to the conducting body.
How to Apply?
- Open setexam.unipune.ac.in
- Register online to generate username & password.
- Login with username & password.
- Fill up the application form.
- Upload scanned images
- Pay the application fee
- Submit the application form
- Generate print-out for future reference
Candidates applying for Maharashtra SET are required to pay the application fee as prescribed for the category candidate belongs to. Without payment of the application fee, the MH SET 2021 application form submitted is not accepted and the candidate are not able to appear in Maharashtra SET 2021. The fee once paid cannot be refunded under any circumstances.
The category wise application fee required to be paid by a candidate for for Maharashtra SET 2021 is elaborated here.
|UR (Open)||Rs 800|
|SBC(NCL)/EWS (Open) including Orphan||Rs 650|
Note: Candidates from other states except Goa, who belongs to reserved categories, shall be treated as Open categories in accordance with the Maharashtra & Goa Governments reservation policy.
Mode of Payment
There is just one mode of payment for the Maharashtra SET Application Form 2021, i.e. online using Net banking/Credit Card/Debit Card only.
Maharashtra SET 2021 Answer key
After the examination the answer keys of all the papers releases at the official website setexam.unipune.ac.in. Candidates who are not satisfied with the response keys can challenge Rs. 1000/-payment per request. If any candidate’s question about response keys is acknowledged, those candidates are reimbursed for the fee. The fee once paid is not reimbursed in any other case. The decision of the SET State Agency on the challenges is final and the result is prepared on the basis of the final answer keys displayed on the official website.
Maharashtra SET 2021 Result
The Savitribai Phule Pune University releases the result of Maharashtra SET 2021 on the official website. The result releases in online mode. Candidates have to select with marks or without marks option. Then, one must enter the Seat Number, Name, Birth Date and Mobile Number (as mentioned in the Online Application Form.). Along, with the result, SPPU also publishes seat numbers of qualified candidates and cut off percentages. The result is not be re-evaluated / re-checked.
Procedure for declaration of Maharashtra SET 2021 Result
The result compilation procedure comprises of three steps process:
Step 1: Candidates are required to obtain minimum marks in both papers aggregate i.e. Paper I & Paper II on Assistant Professor eligibility as set out below:
|Category||Paper 1 & Paper 2|
|OPEN/EWS/Orphan||40% aggregate marks in both the papers|
|SC/ST/PH/VH(Disability 40% or|
|35% aggregate marks in both the papers|
NT(D)/SBC/SEBC (Non Creamy
|35% aggregate marks in both the papers|
Step 2: Among those candidates who appeared in both the papers and cleared phase I, a list of merit will be prepared subject-wise and category-wise using the aggregate marks of the papers obtained by those candidates
Step 3: According to UGC’s order, only 6 per cent of the candidates appearing are eligible for Assistant Professor Eligibility (appearing means appearing in both SET papers). The State Reservation Scheme will be used to determine the category-wise eligible slots for the eligibility of the Assistant Professor.
Savitribai Phule Pune University is named after the poet Savitribai Phule and it was earlier known as the Pune University. The University was established in the year 1949, on February 10, under provisions of the Poona University Act. Also referred to as the Oxford of the East, the University has 46 departments operating 307 research institutes and more than 600 affiliated colleges. The campus of the University is located in the North-Western part of Pune city in Maharashtra in 411 acre landsite. Savitribai Phule Pune University can be reached at unipune.ac.in.
|Latest Prospectus||Click Here|
Last year notification download – Click Here
Maharashtra SET 2020 Recruitment Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : The official website of Maharashtra SET is setexam.unipune.ac.in.
Ans : Candidate must have a Master's Degree recognized by U.G.C (University Grants Commission) in a subject of SET.
Ans : You have to take two papers i.e paper 1 and paper 2 to qualify for Maharashtra SET.
Ans : The application fee for Maharashtra SET is Rs. 800/- for open category and Rs. 650/- for OBC/EWS/ PH/ VH/ SC/ST/Trans-gender/Orphans.
Official Website: setexam.unipune.ac.in