GSET Syllabus 2021 - Download PDF for Paper 1 & Paper 2 Exam Syllabus

GSET Syllabus 2021 - Download PDF for Paper 1 & Paper 2 Exam Syllabus

ByNikhil Verma  |  Updated on: Jul 8, 2021GSET Exam 2021 Notification released. Check all important exam details of Gujarat State Eligibility Test 2021 such as exam date, application, syllabus and more. 
GSET Exam 2021 Notification released. Check all important exam details of Gujarat State Eligibility Test 2021 such as exam date, application, syllabus and more. 
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GSET Syllabus 2021

The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda has notified the detailed subject-wise GSET syllabus 2021. The GSET exam is an eligibility test for the assistant professor post in Gujarat universities in line with the UGC NET. Candidates must know the GSET exam syllabus before starting their preparation for the exam. The knowledge of the syllabus helps you decide what to study and what not. Candidates will end up better utilizing their time during the preparation. We have compiled a syllabus for each section of paper 1 for one point solution. The syllabus PDF is provided for all the 25 subjects of Paper 2. The subject PDFs are available in both English and Gujarati language.

Apply Online For GSET 2021 exam here

The university has released the application form for GSET commenced on 21st June and the last date for filling the application form is the 21st of July. The exam date for GSET is 26th December 2021 (Tentative). Candidates must attempt Paper-1 and Paper-2 to clear GSET Exam and become eligible for Assistant Profesor in the state of Gujarat. GSET Paper 1 is for 100 marks Paper-2 is of 200 marks. The duration of the examination is 3 hours. Paper 1 is common for all the candidates and Paper 2 is subject-specific based on the subject of Post-graduation of candidates.

GSET Exam Pattern 2021

Before jumping to the syllabus let's have a look at the exam pattern before. The GSET exam has two papers viz., Paper I and Paper-II. Both papers are objective type. Paper 1 is common for all candidates whereas Paper 2 is a subject-specific paper. 



Number of Questions




50 Questions - all Compulsory

(2 Marks each)

Total Duration - 3 Hours



100 Questions - all compulsory 

(2 Marks each)

  • The exam will be objective type for both paper 1 and paper 2.
  • It will be conducted offline i.e. on OMR sheets.
  • There will be no negative marking in the examination.

Check detailed GSET Exam Pattern 2021

GSET Syllabus 2021 For Paper 1 

After checking the exam pattern lets' have a look at the syllabus of Paper 1 of GSET exam 2021. The subject-wise syllabus is discussed here. Check the detailed syllabus here.

Teaching Aptitude 

  • Teaching
  • Learner’s characteristics
  • Factors affecting teaching 
  • Methods of teaching in Institutions of higher learning
  • Teaching Support System
  • Evaluation Systems

Research Aptitude

  • Research-Meaning
  • Types and Characteristics
  • Steps of Research
  • Methods of Research
  • Research Ethics
  • Paper, Article
  • Conference & Seminar
  • Workshop and Symposium
  • Thesis writing: Its characteristics and format.

Reading Comprehension

  • A passage will be set with questions to be answered from within the passage.


  • Communication Nature
  • Types
  • Characteristics
  • Barriers
  • Effective classroom communication.

Reasoning (Including Mathematical)

  • Letter series
  • Number series
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Arithmetic
  • Set Theory etc.

Logical Reasoning 

  • Understanding the structure of arguments
  • Evaluating and distinguishing deductive and inductive reasoning.
  • Verbal analogies – Applied analogy
  • Indian Logic
  • Pramanas
  • Structure and kinds of Anumana (inference)
  • Venn diagram

Data Interpretation

  • Sources, Acquisition, and interpretation of data
  • Qualitative and quantitative data
  • Graphical representation
  • Data Interpretation
  • Data and Governance.

Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

  • ICT Meaning
  • Digital initiatives in higher education
  • ICT and Governance
  • General abbreviations and Terminology
  • Basics of internet and e-mailing.

People and Environment 

  • Development and environment
  • Human and environment interaction
  • Environmental issues
  • Impacts of pollutants on human health
  • Natural and energy resources
  • Natural hazards and disasters
  • Environmental Protection Act (1986), National Action Plan on Climate
  • International agreements/efforts -Montreal Protocol, Rio Summit,
    Convention on Biodiversity, Kyoto Protocol, Paris Agreement, International
    Solar Alliance.

Higher Education System: Governance, Policy, And Administration

  • 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 programs in India.
  • Professional, Technical, and Skill-Based education.
  • Value education and environmental education.
  • Policies, Governance, and Administration.

GSET Exam Syllabus 2021 For Paper 2, Subject-wise PDF

Paper-II is conducted to test the candidate's knowledge of the relevant subjects. Paper 2 is conducted for 25 subjects, all the subject's PDFs are provided here. The PDFs are available in both English and Gujarati both. Download the relevant subject PDF here.

Subject codeSubjects Link (English)Link (Gujrati)
 Paper 1Download SyllabusDownload syllabus
1Mathematical SciencesDownload syllabus____
2Physical SciencesDownload syllabus____
3Chemical SciencesDownload syllabus____
4Life SciencesDownload syllabus____
5HindiDownload syllabus____
6GujaratiDownload syllabus____
7SanskritDownload syllabus____
8HistoryDownload syllabusDownload syllabus
9SociologyDownload syllabusDownload syllabus
10EconomicsDownload syllabusDownload syllabus
11Political ScienceDownload syllabusDownload syllabus
12EnglishDownload syllabus____
13EducationDownload syllabusDownload syllabus
14PsychologyDownload syllabusDownload syllabus
15Library and Information ScienceDownload syllabusDownload syllabus
16LawDownload syllabusDownload syllabus
17CommerceDownload syllabusDownload syllabus
18ManagementDownload syllabus____
19Computer Science and ApplicationDownload syllabus____
20Earth SciencesDownload syllabus____
21Physical EducationDownload syllabusDownload syllabus
23Home ScienceDownload syllabusDownload syllabus
25Social WorkDownload syllabusDownload syllabus

 Click on the link given above to download the GSET 2021 subject-wise syllabus pdf.

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