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MH SET Exam Date 2024 and Result for Assistant Professors Posts

Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) a state agency has released the notification pdf for conducting the 39th State Eligibility Test to assess the eligibility of the candidates for the Assistant Professors posts. MH SET Exam 2024 serves as the platform for the selection of eligible candidates aspiring to secure positions as Assistant Professors in the states of Maharashtra and Goa. The MH SET Exam is scheduled to be held on 07th April 2024 at the various exam centers across Maharashtra. For more updates regarding the MH SET Exam Date candidates can bookmark the article.

MH SET 2024- Overview

Maharashtra State Eligibility Test is every year to determine the eligibility of the candidates for the Assistant Professors posts. Candidates who qualify for the MH SET Examination will be appointed as Assistant Professors of concerned Universities / Colleges / Institutions (Government/ Aided /Private) of Maharashtra and Goa state. Candidates who want to make a career in the teaching field as Assistant Professors must be aware of the overview details for the MH SET Examination. Go through the below table to summarize details related to recruitment.

MH SET Notification 2024- Overview
Exam Conducting Body Name Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU)
Exam Name Maharashtra State Eligibility Test (MH SET)
Post Name Assistant Professors
Category Govt. Jobs
Mode of Application Online
MH SET Exam Date 2024  07th April 2024
Selection Process Written Examination (Paper I and Paper II)
Level of Exam State Level
Mode of Examination Offline
Official Website https://setexam.unipune.ac.in/

MH SET Exam Date 2024

The Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) has announced the Maharashtra State Eligibility Test (MH SET). The 39th MH SET Examination is scheduled to be held on 07th April 2024 for the candidates who have successfully registered for the MH SET Examination. MH SET Admit Card has been released on 28th March 2024 along with the complete details regarding the MH SET Exam.

MH SET Notification 2024- Important Dates

The  MH SET Notification PDF 2024 has been released along with the online registration, exam date. The Maharashtra State Eligibility Test (MH SET) Exam is scheduled for 07th April 2024. Check the complete schedule for the MH SET Exam 2024 from the below table.

MH SET Notification 2024- Important Dates
Event Dates
MH SET Notification 2024 Release Date 05th January 2024
MH SET Notification 2024 Apply Online Starts 12th January 2024
Last Date to Apply Online 31st January 2024 (06:00 pm)
Apply Online Dates with Late Fee 01st to 07th February 2024
MH SET Application Form Correction Window 08th 10th February 2024 (06:00 pm)
MH SET Admit Card 2024 28th March 2024
MH SET Exam Date 2024 07th April 2024
MH SET Answer Key 2024 02nd May 2024
MH SET Result 2024 July 2024

MH SET 2024 Result 2024

The Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) will release the result of the Maharashtra State Eligibility Test (MH SET) in July 2024. Candidates can check results by visiting the official website on the official website https://setexam.unipune.ac.in/ (after release) or from the direct link that will be shared in the article.

MH SET Notification 2024

The notification PDF for the MH SET Examination has been released on the official website https://setexam.unipune.ac.in/. Candidates can check the details from the notification pdf. A direct link to download the MH SET Notification PDF is also shared in the article. Click on the below link and go to the notification pdf before submitting the application and form for the MH SET 39th Examination.

MH SET Application Form

The Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) has started accepting online application forms for the MH SET Examination 2024 through the official website https://setexam.unipune.ac.in/. Candidates can apply for MH SET through online only. Application in other formats will not be accepted. The online application will be available active till 31st January 2024. Candidates can also submit their application from 01st to 07th February 2024 along with the late fee of Rs. 500/-. Here we have also updated the MH SET online application link for the reference of the candidates.

Apply Online Link for MH SET 2024 Exam (Inactive)

Steps to Apply Online MH SET Application Form

Aspiring candidates who fulfil the eligibility parameters for the MH SET examination can apply online for MH SET examination from the official website https://setexam.unipune.ac.in/. Candidates can follow the steps shared below.

Step 1: Visit the official website of Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) at https://setexam.unipune.ac.in/.

Step 2: On the homepage Click on “Apply Now” and register yourself by providing a valid e-mail ID and mobile number.

Step 3: A unique registration ID will be sent to the candidate’s registered mobile number.

Step 4: After the successful registration process submit your application form by providing the personal details, education, and other required details.

Step 5: Upload a scanned copy of your Photo and Signature (Photo Size: 50KB JPG/JPEG)/(Signature Size: 30KB JPG/JPEG).

Step 6: Pay the application fee for the MH SET Examination as per category.

Step 7: Download and save the MH SET application form and keep it for future reference.

MH SET 2024 Application Fee

Candidates will be required to pay a category-wise MH SET Examination fee while submitting the application forms. Candidates must submit their application fee before the last registration date. Without paying the application fee candidates’ application forms will not be accepted. The application fee will be paid only by Debit Card/ Credit Card to Internet Banking. Candidates from the open category will have to pay Rs. 800/- and candidates from the reserved category will be required to pay Rs. 650/-. The category-wise application fee is mentioned below in the table.

MH SET 2024 Application Fee 
Category Application Fee 
Open Rs. 800/-
OBC/ DT(A)(VJ)/ NT(B)/ NT(C)/ NT(D)/ SBC/(for Non-Creamy Layer)/ Open (EWS)/ PwD/ SC/ ST/ Trans-gender/ Orphan Rs. 650/-

MH SET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates are suggested to go through the MH SET Notification PDF before submitting the online application forms for the 39th MH State Eligibility Test. Only those candidates who fulfill the eligibility parameters in the form of educational qualification and age limit for the MH SET Examination will be eligible to apply online for the examination. MH SET Eligibility criteria are as follows:

MH SET Educational Qualification

  • The candidates must have completed their Master’s Degree/ Post Graduation form recognized by U.G.C., in a subject of SET.
  • Candidates from the general category must have secured at least 55% marks (without gracing or rounding off )in the Master’s or equivalent examination.
  • Candidates from OBC/ SBC/DT(VJ)/NT [belonging to non-creamy layer and SC/ST//Trans genders/PwD/Orphans must be required to secure at least 50% marks (without gracing or rounding off) in Masters or equivalent Examination.
  • Candidates can appear for the MH SET Exam in the subject of their Post Graduation only e.g. Commerce: M.Com., Environmental Science, M.Sc. Env. Sci., Life Science, M.Sc. Life Science/Botany/Zoology/Microbiology/ Biotechnology etc., Home Science: M.Sc., M.A. Home Science.

MH SET Age Limit

No upper age limit to apply online for the Maharashtra State Eligibility Test.

MH SET Notification 2024 Selection Process

Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) will conduct an objective type written examination to recruit eligible candidates for Assistant Professor posts. The eligibility of the candidates for Assistant Professor posts will be determined by the candidate’s scored marks in two papers taken together equal to or greater than the qualifying cutoff % aggregate marks. Candidates must have appeared in both the papers and candidates from the general category have to secure at least 40% aggregate marks and candidates from the reserved category are required to score at least 35% aggregate in the examination.

MH SET 2024 Exam Pattern

  • MH SET will be conducted offline in Objective Mode.
  • The Maharashtra State Eligibility Test (MH SET) will consist of two papers. Both papers will consist of only objective-type questions.
  • Paper 1 will consist of a test of reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking, and general awareness of the candidate. In Paper 1 each question will carry 02 marks.
  • Paper 2 shall consist of one hundred (100) objective-type compulsory questions from the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry two marks.
MH SET Exam Pattern 2024
Paper Subject Total Questions Total Marks Time Duration
Paper 1 Reasoning Ability, Comprehension, Divergent Thinking, and General Awareness of the Candidate 50 100 01 hour
Paper 2 Subject Choose by candidates 100 200 02 hours

MH SET 2024 Syllabus

MH SET 2024 Syllabus for Paper 1 includes topics from General Aptitude, Reasoning Skills, Reading Comprehension and etc. It is the first step for the candidates to go through the syllabus and prepare for the examination according to the syllabus. MH SET Syllabus for Paper 1 exam is mentioned below in the table.

MH SET 2024 Syllabus
Subject  Topics
Teaching Aptitude
  • Teaching: Concept, Objectives, Levels of teaching (Memory, Understanding and Reflective), Characteristics and basic requirements.
  • Learner’s characteristics: Characteristics of adolescent and adult learners (Academic, Social, Emotional and Cognitive), Individual differences.
  • Factors affecting teaching related to: Teacher, Learner, Support material, Instructional facilities, Learning environment and Institution.
  • Methods of teaching in Institutions of higher learning: Teacher centred vs. Learner centred methods; Off-line vs. On-line methods (Swayam, Swayamprabha, MOOCs etc.)
  • Teaching Support System: Traditional, Modern and ICT based.
  • Evaluation Systems: Elements and Types of evaluation, Evaluation in Choice Based Credit System in Higher education, Computer based testing, Innovations in evaluation systems.
Research Aptitude
  • Research: Meaning, Types, and Characteristics, Positivism and Postpositivistic approach to research.
  • Methods of Research: Experimental, Descriptive, Historical, Qualitative
  • and Quantitative methods.
  • Steps of Research.
  • Thesis and Article writing: Format and styles of referencing.
  • Application of ICT in research.
  • Research ethics.
  • Communication: Meaning, types and characteristics of communication
  • Effective communication: Verbal and Non-verbal, Inter-Cultural and group
  • communications, Classroom communication
  • Barriers to effective communication
  • Mass-Media and Society
Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude
  • Types of reasoning
  • Number series, Letter series
  • Codes and Relationships
  • Mathematical Aptitude (Fraction, Time & Distance, Ratio, Proportion and Percentage, Profit and Loss, Interest and Discounting, Averages etc.)
Comprehension A passage of text will be given and questions will be asked based on it for answering.
Data Interpretation
  • Sources, acquisition and classification of Data
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Data
  • Graphical representation (Bar-chart, Histograms, Pie-chart, Table-chart and Line-chart) and mapping of Data
  • Data Interpretation
  • Data and Governance
Logical Reasoning
  • Understanding the structure of arguments: argument forms, structure of categorical propositions, Mood and Figure, Formal and Informal fallacies
  • Uses of language, Connotations and denotations of terms, Classical square of opposition
  • Evaluating and distinguishing deductive and inductive reasoning
  • Analogies
  • Venn diagram: Simple and multiple use for establishing validity of arguments.
  • Indian Logic: Means of knowledge
  • Pramanas: Pratyaksha (Perception), Anumana (Inference), Upamana (Comparison), Shabda (Verbal testimony), Arthapatti (Implication) and
  • Anupalabddhi (Non-apprehension)
  • Structure and kinds of Anumana (inference), Vyapti (invariable relation), Hetvabhasas (fallacies of inference)
People, Development and Environment
  • Development and environment: Millennium development and Sustainable development goals
  • Human and environment interaction: Anthropogenic activities and their impacts on environment
  • Environmental issues: Local, Regional and Global; Air pollution, Water pollution, Soil pollution, Noise pollution, Waste (solid, liquid, biomedical, hazardous, electronic), Climate change and its Socio-Economic and Political dimensions
  • Impacts of pollutants on human health
  • Natural and energy resources: Solar, Wind, Soil, Hydro, Geothermal, Biomass, Nuclear and Forests
  • Natural hazards and disasters: Mitigation strategies
  • Environmental Protection Act (1986), National Action Plan on Climate Change, International agreements/efforts -Montreal Protocol, Rio Summit
  • Convention on Biodiversity, Kyoto Protocol, Paris Agreement, International Solar Alliance
Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • ICT: General abbreviations and terminology
  • Basics of Internet, Intranet, E-mail, Audio and Video-conferencing
  • Digital initiatives in higher education
  • ICT and Governance
Higher Education System
  • Institutions of higher learning and education in ancient India
  • Evolution of higher learning and research in Post Independence India
  • Oriental, Conventional and Non-conventional learning programmes in India.
  • Professional, Technical and Skill Based education
  • Value education and environmental education
  • Policies, Governance, and Administration

MH SET Notification 2024-FAQs

Q1. Is MH SET Notification 2024 released?

Ans. Yes MH SET Notification 2024 PDF has been released on 05th January 2024 on the official website of https://setexam.unipune.ac.in/.

Q2. What are Maharashtra State Eligibility Test Exam Date?

Ans. The Maharashtra State Eligibility Test (MH SET) Exam 2024 is going to be held on 07th April 2024.

Q3. What is the upper age limit required for to apply online for MH SET Exam 2024?

Ans. There is no upper age limit to apply online for MH SET Exam 2024.

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