GSET Selection Process 2023 - Selection Phase, Qualifying Marks

GSET Selection Process 2023 - Selection Phase, Qualifying Marks

ByNikhil Verma  |  Updated on: Dec 23, 2022
Get complete and detailed knowledge of the GSET Selection Process 2023 stages in order to proceed further in the selection process. Also know the minimum qualifying marks, and final section process of GSET here.
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The GSET Selection Process 2023 at the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda has been kept consistent with the UGC NET Exam and other state-specific SET exams in India. To be eligible to appear for the GSET Exam 2023, candidates must pass the cut-off. The selection process is decided in accordance with the guidelines set forth by the UGC, New Delhi. Candidates for the GSET Exam must place in the top 6% of students to be qualified. Those who pass the test will be qualified to work as assistant professors in Gujarat.

Before creating their study plan, the candidate must be thoroughly familiar with the most recent GSET Selection Process and exam pattern. It is important to read through the following information if you intend to study for the upcoming examination.

GSET Selection Process 2023

The candidates will be informed of all the stages of the selection process in order to design an efficient preparatory plan once the official notification for the GSET Exam is made public. In order to successfully secure a place, it is required of every candidate who wishes to apply for this opportunity to pass each and every level of the GSET Selection Process.

The Gujarat State Eligibility Test is administered by the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, which also serves as the state agency for Gujarat. Candidates are required to participate in both Paper 1 and Paper 2 of the GSET Selection Process. Candidates must choose the subjects that they studied in their Post-graduation in Paper 2.

GSET Selection Process 2023 Highlights
Exam NameGSET Exam
GSET Full Form Gujarat State Eligibility Test
Level of examState-level - Gujarat
Selection ProcessEligibility Test
StagesWritten Exam
Number of papersTwo

Important Points for GSET Selection Process

The GSET Selection Procedure is pretty straightforward. The exam is given to determine who is qualified for the position of Assistant Professor in the universities of Gujarat. There are two written exam papers. Paper 2 is for specific subjects, whereas Paper 1 is common for all candidates. Their performance on both exams will determine the candidates' certification. Check the silent features of the GSET Selection Process below:

  • Only 6% of the candidates will be selected for the GSET Exam. These candidates will be eligible for the Assistant Professor position in Gujarat.
  • Different categories will be allotted slots according to the Government of Gujarat reservation policy.
  • Candidates must appear in both papers and secure at least 40% marks in both papers for the General category. For reserved categories (SC, ST, SEBC (belonging to Non-Creamy Layer), PwD (PH/VH), and Third gender), there is a relaxation of 5%.

GSET Exam Pattern 2023

The GSET Exam Pattern 2023 will consist of Papers 1 and 2. Both of the papers comprise multiple-choice questions following the GSET Exam Pattern. Candidates have three hours to finish both exams in a single duration. There will be no deductible marks for incorrect answers, and each correct response will receive +2 marks. Candidates must know the exam pattern before understanding the GSET Selection Process. Candidates can check the exam pattern for Paper 1 and Paper 2 below. 

Paper Type

Total Questions

Total Marks

Time Duration

Paper 1 (Teaching/Research Aptitude)

50

100

01 hour

Paper 2 (Based on the core subject)

100

200

02 hour

Total

150

300

03 hour

GSET Minimum Qualifying Marks & Merit List

For qualifying for the GSET Exam, candidates must score minimum marks in both Papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2. Minimum marks criteria apply separately for the General category and Reserved category. Candidates must score more than the cut-off for qualifying for GSET Exam. After the examination is conducted, the successful candidates' merit list is released. Check all the details about the minimum marks to be obtained in GSET and the merit list. 

CategoryMinimum marks in % to be obtained
Paper 1Paper 2
General40% Aggregate marks in all the two papers took together
SC/ST/SEBC/ PwD(PH/VH)/Transgender35% Aggregate marks in all the two papers took together

GSET Merit List

After the exam cycle is over, the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda will release the GSET Merit List. The list of applicants on the merit list are those who passed the GSET exam and are qualified to become assistant professors in Gujarat.

GSET Selection Process FAQs

  • The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda established the GSET Selection Process to identify applicants who are fully qualified for the assistant professor position based on the GSET Exam. The process comprises of several stages when the candidates' mental talents are tested. Candidates can read more in-depth information on the GSET Selection Process 2023 in the post above.

  • No, there isn't an interview conducted at any point throughout the GSET examination, according to the most recent GSET Selection Process. To be considered for the upcoming GSET 2023 exam, candidates must go through the changes made to the selection process.

  • Assistant Professor is one of the most desirable position and competitive post offered through GSET Exam. A candidate must note that he/she should be in 6% of candidates that will be selected for the position. Here, Different categories will be allotted slots according to the reservation policy of the Government of Gujarat.

  • Candidates need to secure at least 40% marks in the examination to qualify for the paper and be considered for the GSET Selection Process.

  • The GSET Selection Process does not change every year. It has remained consistent for the past few years. However, if any changes are made in the future recruitment cycles, we will update this page and will provide the latest information. Hence, candidates must bookmark the page and refer to it before applying for the GSET examination.

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