MH SET 2021 will be conducted in September 2021 tentatively

MH SET 2021 will be conducted in September 2021 tentatively. Maharashtra State Eligibility Test is conducted by Savitribai Phule Pune University for the post of Assistant Professor for colleges in the states of Maharashtra and Goa. This exam is conducted once every year at the State Level. Maharashtra SET exam is conducted in 32 different subjects of Arts, Commerce, Science, Law, Management, , Mental, Moral and Social Sciences, Education, Library Science and Physical Education.

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MH SET Exam Eligibility Criteria 
a) The candidates must have Master’s Degree recognized by U.G.C., in a subject of SET. The candidates having Post Graduate diploma/certificate awarded by Indian University/Institute or Foreign degree/diploma/certificate awarded by the Foreign University/Institute should in their own interest, ascertain the equivalence* of their diploma/degree/certificate, with Master’s degree of recognized Indian Universities from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi (
b) The candidates other than SC/ST/OBC/SBC/DT(VJ)/NT/Transgender category, who have secured at least 55% marks (without gracing or rounding off ) in Master’s or equivalent examination, are eligible for this test. The OBC/ SBC/DT(VJ)/NT [belonging to non-creamy layer and SC/ST//Trans-genders/PwD category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without gracing or rounding off) in Master’s or equivalent Examination are eligible for this test. The candidates belonging to OBC/ DT (A)(VJ)/ NT (B,C,D)/ SBC must have a valid category certificate recognized by the Govt. of Maharashtra & Goa.
c) The candidates who are studying in the first year of two years Masters Course or in first two semesters of a four semester course of Master’s Degree or studying in the fourth year of five year Integrated Masters Course, are not eligible to appear for this test.
d) The candidates who are pursuing their Master’s degree or equivalent course or candidates who have appeared for their qualifying Master’s degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for Assistant Professor after they have passed their Master’s Degree or equivalent examination with at least 55% marks (50% marks in case of SC/ST/PwD and OBC/SBC/DT(A)/NT(B)/NT(C)/NT(D)/ [ Non-Creamy Layer only]/Transgender/PwD. Such candidates must complete their Master’s Degree or equivalent examination within two years from the date of SET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.
e) The candidates of other States (other than Maharashtra & Goa) belonging to reserved categories shall be treated as General Category, as per the reservation policy of the Maharashtra and Goa States.
f) Candidates can appear for SET 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 (Refer Item No. 4 on page 07, for list of SET and P.G. subjects). If a post-graduate subject of any candidate is not included in the list of SET subjects, Such candidates can appear for SET in a related or equivalent subject.
g) Candidates are neither required to send any certificates/documents in Support of their eligibility nor printout of their Application Form or Confirmation Page to Nodal agency. However, the candidates, in their own Interest, must ensure themselves about their eligibility for the test. In the event of any ineligibility being detected by the nodal agency at any stage, their candidature will be cancelled and they shall be liable for legal action. Nodal Agency does not verify the information provided by the candidates during online registration and hence candidature will be purely provisional subject to the fulfillment of eligibility criteria.
h) A candidate who has already qualified SET in a subject will not be allowed to appear again for SET in the same subject. The candidates violating this rule will be liable for Initiating legal action and shall not be issued certificate.
i) To apply for the SET, there is no upper age limit.
j) As per the U.G.C. rules the candidates who have passed M.Sc. (by PPPR/Research) are not eligible for the SET.
k) The SET Nodal Agency will not issue any mark sheet to qualified/not qualified candidates. Students should note that there is a provision for online verification of MH- SET result by the employer.The SET Unit will issue e-certificate to qualified candidates based on the information provided by the candidate in the online application form. (For details refer to ‘g’ above).
Reservation Policy for SET :
-As per UGC notification, the reservation policy prevalent in the state is to be followed. As per reservation policy of Maharashtra state, 13% of the seats are reserved for the category Scheduled Caste(SC), 7% for the category Scheduled Tribe(ST), 19% for the category Other Backward Classes(OBC), 10% of the seats are reserved for the category EWS (Open)(1% of EWS Horizontal for Orphan), 2% for the category SBC, 3% for the category DT (A) VJ, 2.5% for the category NT(B), 3.5% for the category NT(C), 2% for the category NT(D),belonging to the Non Creamy layer (NCL)only, 38% for the category General/unreserved.
-Each category will have 4 (four) % reservations horizontally for Persons with benchmark Disabilities (PwD) as defined in the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016. (Maharashtra Government GR.- Gen. Admin. section GR No.- PwD 2018/setion No- 114/16 A 29 May 2019)

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