Maharashtra SET Syllabus 2020 – Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) has released the notification for the recruitment of Assistant Professor in college and universities of the state of Maharashtra and Goa. SPPU conducts examination in offline mode for 3 hours. There are 2 papers- Paper-I and Paper-II having objective questions. Both the papers are conducted on the same day but in different sessions. Candidates can download the updated syllabus of Maharashtra SET from this page. For details, Maharashtra SET syllabus 2020 pdf, scroll down.
Maharashtra SET Syllabus 2020
The syllabus for Maharashtra SET 2020 is provided on the official website and this page. Candidates can start their preparation by taking reference from the Maharashtra SET syllabus 2020 below.
General paper (Paper-I) on teaching and research aptitude
Teaching aptitude, reading comprehension, research aptitude, communication, reasoning (including mathematical), data interpretation, logical reasoning, information and communication technology, people and environment, higher education system.
Chaucer to Shakespeare, jacobian to restoration period, Augustan age, romantic period, victorian period, modern period, contemporary period, American and other non- British literature, literary theory and criticism, rhetoric and prosody.
Ancient Indian history, medieval Indian history, modern Indian history, concepts ideas and terms of history.
Micro and macroeconomics analysis, development and planning, public finance, international economics, Indian economy, statistical methods, etc.
Classical Indian philosophy, modern Indian thinkers, classical western philosophy, modern western philosophy, etc.
Perceptual process, learning process, memory and forgetting, thinking and problem-solving, motivation and emotion, human abilities, personality, research methodology, measurement and testing, biological basis of behaviour, etc.
Sociological concepts, sociological theory, methodology, etc.
Political theory and thought, comparative politics and political analysis, Indian government and politics, public administration, international relations, etc.
Defence and strategic studies
Problems of peace and security, global security issue, issues in conflict resolution, economic, science and technology issues and national security, etc.
Food science, nutrition science, institutional management, clothing, textiles, resource management, human development, non-formal education and extension education, developmental and educational communication, methods of research, etc.
Library and information science
Information, information science, laws of library science, sources of information, reference and information services, organization of knowledge, information technology – components, types of research, types of libraries, etc.
Journalism and mass communication
Types of communication, role of media in society, journalism as profession, post-independence development in print, role of media in social change, mass communication research, the colonial structure of communication, radio, TV as media of communication, advertising, marketing, etc.
Nature and development of social work, society, human behaviour, and communities, social work with individuals and groups, social work with communities and social action, research in social work, administration, welfare and development services, areas of social practise-I, social policy, planning, and social development, etc.
Theory of public administration, comparative public administration, development administration, Indian administration, research methodology, local government – urban and rural, social and economic administration, etc.
Basic concepts of real and complex analysis, basic concepts of linear algebra, differential equation, probability, data analysis basic concepts, the theory of statistics, statistical methods and data analysis, linear programming, finite population, design of experiments, algebra, etc.
Definition principle and scope of environmental science, fundamentals of environment chemistry, definition and scope of ecology, environment geosciences, air, water, noise, minerals, etc.
Basic mathematical methods, classical dynamics, electromagnetics, quantum physics and applications, experimental techniques, thermodynamics and statistical physics, etc.
Structure and bonding, acids and bases, redox reactions, introductory energetics and dynamics of chemical reactions, aspects of s,p,d,f blocks, IUPAC nomenclature, concept of chirality, common organic reactions and mechanisms, etc.
Cell biology, biochemistry, physiology, genetics, evolutionary biology, environmental biology, biodiversity and taxonomy, etc.
Earth, atmospheric, ocean, and planetary science
About earth, materials of the earth, surface features and processes, internal features and processes, atmosphere, hydrosphere, geology and geography of India, man and environment, etc.
Geomorphology, climatology, geographic thought, population geography, settlement geography, economic geography, regional planning, the geography of India, statistical methods, etc.
Computer science and applications
Discrete structures, computer arithmetic, programming in C and C++, o-o programming concepts, relational database design and SQL, data and file structures, computer networks, system software and compilers, operating system, current trends and technologies, etc.
Electronic transport in semiconductor, superposition, rectifiers, logic families, architecture of 8085 and 8086 microprocessors, the introduction of high-level programming language, basic principles of amplitude, optical sources, transducers, etc.
Definition, history and development of forensic science, microscopy, DNA profiling classification of firearms, classification and identification of fibres, etc.
Business environment, financial and management accounting, basic accounting concepts, policy environment, business economics, business management, marketing management, financial management, human resource management, international business, etc.
Constitutional law of India, legal theory, public international law, family law, the law of torts, labour law, law of cromes, law of contracts, etc.
The philosophical foundation of education, the sociological foundation of education, psychological foundation fo education, the methodology of education research, etc.
Definition, aim and objective of physical education, physiology of respiration, blood circulation, muscular activity, development of teacher education in physical education, guiding principles of health and health education, the concept of test, etc.
Download pdfs of Maharashtra SET syllabus 2020 from below:
|Subject Code||Subject Name||Links|
|0||General Paper on Teaching & Research Aptitude (Paper-I)||Download|
|16||Defence & Strategic Studies||Download|
|18||Library & Information Science||Download|
|19||Journalism & Mass Communication||Download|
|35||Earth , Atmospheric , Ocean & Planetary Science||Download|
|37||Computer Science & Application||Download|
Maharashtra SET 2020 Exam Pattern
Both the papers – Paper-I and Paper-II are conducted on the same day with different sessions. Check the exam pattern for Maharashtra SET 2020 in the table.
|Mode of exam||Offline examination|
|Type of questions||Multiple choice questions|
|Duration||3 hours (1 hour for Paper-I and 2 hours for Paper-II)|
|Maximum Marks||300 marks (100 marks for Paper-I and 200 marks for paper-II)|
|Number of questions||150 questions (50 questions in Paper-I and 100 questions in Paper-II)|
|Number of papers||There are 2 papers -Paper-I and Paper-II.|
|Marking scheme||+2 marks for correct answer|
There is no negative marking.
Recommended Books for Maharashtra SET Syllabus 2020
Candidates can start their preparation for the MH SET exam by taking reference from the recommended books provided below.
|Name of the Book||Buy here|
|SET Life Sciences Book | Previous Years Papers [Solved] Book||Click here|
|SET (State Eligibility Test) Teaching & Research Aptitude||Click here|
|Physical Education – Paper II & III||Click here|
|A Comprehensive Study in Library & Information Science||Click here|
|Question Bank Geography||Click here|
About Maharashtra SET
Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) conducted the recruitment process for Assistant Professor for the state of Maharashtra and Goa. Candidates must have master’s degree recognized by UGC in a SET subject. 40% marks are required for the selection as Assistant Professors. Only 6% candidates appearing in the SET are considered eligible for Assistant Professor.