MH SET 2022: Exam Date, Application Form, Notification

MH SET 2022: Exam Date, Application Form, Notification

ByNikhil Verma  |  Updated on: Nov 10, 2022
MH SET 2022 notification has been released on 10 November 2022 on official website along with exam date. Download the MH SET notification PDF below. Also, know its selection process, exam date, syllabus, answer key release date etc.
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MH SET 2022 is administered by the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) to choose candidates for assistant professor positions in colleges and universities of Maharashtra and Goa. The MH SET exam is a state-level exam conducted for 32 subjects under the faculties of Arts, Science, Commerce, Management, Law, Moral, Mental, and Social Sciences, Education, and Physical Education. Candidates must qualify for each stage of the MH SET 2022 to proceed to the next one before being finally selected. The Savitribai Phule Pune University has released the MH SET 2022 Notification, mentioning the exam date, application form, eligibility, syllabus, etc., on 10 November 2022 at its official website. 

Candidates must download the notification PDF because the application link has also been activated by the authorities and is only active between November 10, 2022, and November 30, 2022. Paper 1 and Paper 2 are two papers that administered the exam, and Candidates must score at least 80% on each of these papers to be considered for Assistant Professor. Candidates can check the below for information about the latest updates, eligibility, application form, syllabus, exam pattern, previous year's question paper, etc.

MH SET Exam 2022

MH SET 2022 exam dates have been declared along with the release of a notification PDF on the official website of SPPU. Authorities released the notification on 10 November 2022 on the official website, which includes information about exam dates, application forms, syllabus and exam pattern. Savitribai Phule Pune University will conduct the 38th edition of the MH SET exam at Mumbai, Pune, Ahmednagar, Solapur, Kolhapur, Nasik, Dhule, Jalgaon, Aurangabad, Nagpur, Nanded, Amravati, Chandrapur, Gadchiroli, Ratnagiri, Parbhani & Panjim (Goa), centres on Sunday, 26th March 2023. The application form has been available online on the official website from 10th November 2022 till 30th November 2022. The period for submitting an online application with a late charge of Rs. 500/- is from December 1 at 11 a.m. to December 7 at 6 p.m.

MH SET 2022 is a state-level examination conducted by Savitribai Phule Pune University for the assistant professor position in universities and colleges in Maharashtra and Goa. A total of 32 subjects will be covered for the exam. It is a computer-based exam consisting of two papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2. At 16 centers the exam will be administered. The exam will be held offline in the exam centers of Maharashtra and Goa states. Successfully registered candidates planning to appear for the exam must read this post thoroughly and download the MH SET 2022 Notification PDF from the direct link below to get all the latest information.

MH SET 2022 Latest Updates

  • 10 November 2022: SPPU has released the notification about the exam on the official website. 

MH SET Notification 2022

Savitribai Phule Pune University has released the MH SET 2022 Notification along with the exam dates. The 38th edition of the MH SET Exam will be conducted on 26th March 2023 at 16 exam centres. Those interested in taking the MH SET exam should download the notification. The PDF includes all the necessary information, including the application form, eligibility, syllabus, exam dates, and other details. The notification PDF is accessible in both English and Marathi, and candidates can download it in either language. the direct link to download the notification PDF is provided below.

MH SET Notification 2022 -  Download Here

MH SET Exam Dates 2022

Candidates can check the important dates of the MH SET exam below.

EventsDates
MH SET Notification 202210 November 2022
Application Form Starts10 November 2022
Application Form Ends30 November 2022
Last date to submit the form with a late fee1 December 2022 - 7 December 2022
Admit card release dateTo be notified
MH SET 2022 Exam26 March 2023
Provisional Answer Key To be notified
Final Answer KeyTo be notified
ResultTo be notified
Cut offTo be notified

MH SET Exam Highlights

Candidates can check the MH SET exam highlights and other detailed information in the table below.

Particulars

Details

Exam Name

MH SET Exam 2022

Conducting Body

University of Pune

MHSET Full-Form

Maharashtra State Eligibility Test

Exam Level 

Moderate-State level

Exam Mode

Offline

Frequency

Once a year

Eligibility

Post-Graduation

Post Offered

Assistant Professor

Mode of application

Online

Exam Duration 

03 Hours

Language

Marathi, English

Application Fees

Rs. 800 (General)

Rs. 650 (OBC/SC/ST)

Papers

Paper I (General and Teaching Aptitude)

Paper II (Subject Selected by Candidate)

Marking Scheme

Each Correct answer is awarded 2 marks and no negative marking

Official Website

http://setexam.unipune.ac.in

Helpline Contact Number

E-mail: setco@unipune.ac.in 

Tele: 020 - 25692527, 020 - 25601289

What is MH SET Exam?

MH SET exam is administered by Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) to select candidates for Assistant Professor positions in Maharashtra and Goa universities and colleges. The exam covers 32 courses from the faculties of the Arts, Commerce, Science, Management, Law, Mental, Moral, and Social Sciences, Education, and Physical Education. The following are the 32 subjects for which Pune University administers the MH SET exam:

Subjects in MH SET Exam

01-Marathi

13-Psychology

21-Public Administration

37-Computer Science

02-Hindi

14-Sociology

30-Mathematical Science

38-Electronic Science

03-English

15-Political Science

31-Environmental Science

39-Forensic Science

04-Sanskrit

16-Defence Studies

32-Physical Science

50-Commerce

05-Urdu

17-Home Science

33-Chemical Science

51-Management

10-History

18-Library & Information Science

34-Life Science

60-Law

11-Economics

19-Journalism & Mass Communication

35-Earth/Atmosphere/Earth/Planetary Science

70-Education

12-Philosophy

20-Social Work

36-Geography

71-Physical Edu

What is the full form of MH SET?

The Full Form of MH SET is the Maharashtra State Eligibility Test. It is also known as MH SET/MAHA SET/Unipune SET, etc. SPPU, i.e. Savitribai Phule Pune University, conducts a Maharashtra State Eligibility Test for the position of Assistant Professor. The post will be filled by the universities and colleges of Maharashtra and Goa State.

MH SET 2022 Application Form

The MH SET Application Form is made available on the official website of SPPU. Many candidates wait eagerly for the apply online process to start and to fill out the application form to get one step closer to their desired job. The SPPU has opened the Maha SET exam application form window from 10 November 2022 to 30 November 2022. Candidates may be disqualified even after the results are announced if any information provided on the application form is inaccurate. Candidates can fill out the application form and submit it with a late fee of 500 INR till 07 December 2022.

How to Apply for MH SET 2022?

Candidates can follow the simple steps given below to apply for the exam.

  • Step 1: Log in to SPPU by visiting the official website
  • Step 2: Click on "Apply Now" to register on the website using a valid e-mail and password.
  • Step 3: The username & password will be available on your registered email.
  • Step 4: You can complete the application form and click "Submit".
  • Step 5: The next step is to upload a scanned Photo and Signature (Photo Size: 50KB JPG/JPEG)/(Signature Size: 30KB JPG/JPEG).
  • Step 6: The last step to completing the application form is to make the payment.
  • Step 7: Candidates may pay using a Credit/Debit card or Internet Banking.
  • Step 8: Download the MH SET 2022 application form copy and keep it for future reference.

Application Fees for MH SET 2022

Candidates can check the table below for details on the exam application fees.

Category

Fees

Open

INR 800/-

OBC/SC/ST/DT/VH/PH/Transgender

INR 650/-

MH SET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates interested in becoming Assistant Professors and planning to take the MH SET exam should check the eligibility requirements. Candidates who meet all three MH SET 2022 eligibility requirements including educational requirements, age restrictions, and nationality may apply online and appear for the exam. Candidates must check below the MH SET Eligibility Criteria, which are established by the University of Pune.

MH SET Qualification

  • Candidate must have a U.G.C. recognized Master’s degree in a subject of SET.
  • Candidates must hold a postgraduate diploma or certificate from an Indian university or institute or a foreign degree, diploma, or certificate from any foreign university or institute.
  • Candidates in the General or Unreserved category must have received at least 55% in a Master's or equivalent examination (without gracing or rounding off).
  • Candidates who are still enrolled in a master's degree program or have taken the final year exam are also eligible to take the exam.

MH SET Age Limit

  • There is no specific upper age limit.

MH SET Nationality

  • Candidates must be Indian citizens.

MH SET Reservation Policy

The Maharashtra and Goa reservation policies apply to the Maharashtra SET 2022. In compliance with Maharashtra and Goa's reservation policies, candidates from other states (other than Maharashtra and Goa) who fall under reserved categories would be classified as General Category candidates.

Maharashtra SET 2022 Reservation Policy

Unreserved

25%

EWS

10%

OBC

19%

SC

13%

ST

7%

SEBC

13%

SBC

2%

DT (A) VJ

3%

NT (B)

2.5%

NT (C)

3.5%

NT (D)

2%

MH SET 2022 Selection Process

After checking the eligibility criteria for the exam, Candidates must check the MH SET Selection Process and must understand it properly. In the Maharashtra SET selection process, candidates must know the following details.

  • Two rounds will make up the Maharashtra SET Selection Process. For the interview, the written exam will be preferred.
  • The final selection phase will include interviews with those who pass the written exam.
  • Cut-off scores will be used to select students, and those who score higher will be invited to participate in a subsequent selection process. The desired position will finally be available to students.
  • According to UGC rules, only 6% of those who apply for the exam in MH SET 2022 will be certified qualified. 'Appearing' signifies that you attempted both papers. The number of qualifying slots is computed subject-by-subject and category-by-category according to reservation regulations.

Category

Minimum Marks (%) Required

OPEN/EWS

Both papers have a 40% aggregate mark.

OBC/DT(A)(VJ)/NT(B)/NT(C)/NT(D)/SBC/SC/ST/PH/VH/Transgenders/SEBC (NCL)

Both papers have a 35% aggregate mark.

MH SET 2022 Exam Pattern

Paper 1 and Paper 2 make up the MH SET 2022 Exam Pattern. Both of the papers comprise multiple-choice questions following the MH SET Exam Pattern. Candidates need to complete both papers in a single duration of three hours. +2 marks are allotted for each correct response, and there will be no negative marking for incorrect answers. Candidates can check the exam pattern for Paper 1 and Paper 2 below. 

Section

Total Question

Total Marks

Total Time

Paper 1

50

100

01 hour

Paper 2

100

200

02 hour

Total

150

300

03 hour

MH SET 2022 Syllabus

Candidates must become familiar with the latest MH SET 2022 Syllabus to perform better than competitors. To create a well-targeted study plan and ace the exam, candidates must become familiar with the comprehensive syllabus. Targeting key topics in the MH SET Syllabus allows applicants to conserve time and effort. Having all the information about the syllabus and exam pattern is essential. So, to help you out, we have mentioned the syllabus for Paper 1 below.

  • Two Papers: Teaching aptitude, Research aptitude, Data interpretation, & Reasoning, etc., are included in Paper 1. Similarly, Paper 2 comprises the subject chosen by the candidates while filling up the application form. 
  • Paper 1 consists of 50 questions for 100 marks, While, Paper 2 consists of 100 questions for 200 marks. The exam duration is of 3 hours. Correct answers will give +2 marks, and there will be no negative marking.

MH SET 2022 Syllabus - Paper 1

Candidates can check the syllabus of Paper 1 in the table below.

UnitPaper 1 Sections
1Teaching Aptitude
2Research Aptitude
3Comprehension
4Communication
5Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude
6Logical Reasoning
7Data Interpretation
8Information and Communication Technology
9People, Development and Environment
10Higher Education System

MH SET Preparation Tips

Candidates must be familiar with the exam pattern and syllabus to prepare effectively. MH SET Preparation Tips below include detailed tips and strategies one can follow. To ensure maximum retention, candidates must complete each topic and revise the course on a routine basis.

  • The preparation plan should start with a thorough understanding of the exam pattern and syllabus.
  • Candidates can plan which topics to cover first once they learn the details of the topics. This will depend on their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Take everything one step at a time.
  • To get an idea of the exam's general difficulty level, solve the previous year's question papers and practice the MH SET Mock Test.
  • Attempt to answer each question in under a minute so that the candidates can concentrate on the most difficult topics.
  • Plan daily breaks with activities that will help you prepare indirectly, such as reading a book or taking notes.

Best Books for MH SET Exam 2022

The MH SET exam is taken by thousands of students. Therefore, choosing the best books to study for it is important. The following are some of the best MH SET Books that every candidate should study.

Books

Author/Publication

Objective General English

SP Bakshi

Analytical and Logical Reasoning for CAT & Other Management Exams

Peeyush Bharadwaj

NTA UGC NET/JRF/SET Social Work Paper

Raushan Kumar

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examination

R S Aggarwal

MH SET Previous Question Year Papers

To maximize your score and understand the trend and type of questions that will be asked in the MH SET 2022 exam, candidates should refer to the previous year's papers, as it is the best source to understand and strategize your preparation accordingly. Candidates can check below the Previous Year's Question Paper of MH SET from 2013 to 2019 for your convenience.

MH SET Previous Year Papers

Year

SET A

SET B

SET C

SET D

2019

MH SET SET A

MH SET SET B

MH SET SET C

MH SET SET D

2018

MH SET SET A

MH SET SET B

MH SET SET C

MH SET SET D

2017

MH SET SET A

MH SET SET B

MH SET SET C

MH SET SET D

2016

MH SET SET A

MH SET SET B

MH SET SET C

MH SET SET D

2015

MH SET SET A

MH SET SET B

MH SET SET C

MH SET SET D

2013

MH SET SET A

MH SET SET B

MH SET SET C

MH SET SET D

MH SET Salary 2022

Assistant Professors selected for the states of Maharashtra and Goa through MH SET 2022 receive monthly payments in the range of Rs. 25,000/- to 40,000/- in the beginning. The salary is dependent on the scores and college. Read detailed information about MH SET Salary & Job Profile 2022

  • Basic Pay: Rs. 15,600/- to 39,100/- per month.
  • Academic Grade Pay: Rs. 6000/- per month
  • The above amounts are the expected in-hand salary for a new lecturer.
  • Average Gross Pay: Rs. 45,000/- to Rs. 50,000/-per month

MH SET 2022 Admit Card

The MH SET Admit Card will be available soon on the official website. Savitribai Phule Pune University releases the MH SET 2022 admit card. By login into their registered accounts, candidates can download their hall ticket card for the exam. It should be mentioned that the hall ticket must be carried to the specified exam location. It's possible that candidates won't be allowed to take the exam if they don't have their hall tickets on the exam day.

Steps to Download the MH SET Admit Card 2022

Candidates must check the following steps to download the hall ticket.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of SPPU.
  • Step 2: Click on the link " MH SET Admit Card Download".
  • Step 3: Log in with the application number, password or date of birth and security code.
  • Step 4: Hall ticket will be displayed on the screen, candidates must check the accurate information on it.
  • Step 5: Save and Download the PDF.

MH SET 2022 Exam Centers

In Maharashtra and Goa, the MH SET 2022 exam will be held in several cities. Candidates can choose an examination centre that is most convenient for them. Candidates can check the list of MH SET exam centres below.

MH SET 2022 Exam Centres

Mumbai

Solapur

Dhule

Amravati 

Pune

Ahmednagar

Aurangabad

Nagpur

Kolhapur

Nashik

Nanded

Chandrapur

Gadchiroli

Panjim (Goa)

MH SET Exam Answer Key 2022

The Savitribai Phule Pune University will upload the provisional and final MH SET Answer Key separately. As the exam will be conducted on 26th March 2022, within 5-6 days, the university will release the provisional answer key on the official website. Candidates will get a chance to challenge the provisional answer key. After the corrections, the final answer key will be released for MH SET 2022.

Steps to Download the MH SET Answer Key 2022

Candidates can check the steps below to download the response key.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of SPPU.
  • Step 2: Click on the " Answer Key SET" link.
  • Step 3: Candidates can select the following SET.
  • Step 4: The answer key will be displayed on the screen.
  • Step 5: Save and Download the PDF.

MH SET 2022 Result

Candidates who will successfully obtain the minimum qualifying marks shall be shortlisted for the Assistant Professor post in the state of Maharashtra & Goa. Each candidate's name, exam date, roll number, signature, photo, and other personal info, section, and overall exam scores are included in the MH SET Result 2022. The SPPU will release the scorecard and cut off along with the MH SET Result. The overall and paper-specific scores and percentages are released in PDF form. 

How to Check the MH SET 2022 Result?

Candidates can check the following steps below to check their scorecard.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of SPPU.
  • Step 2: Click on the "Check Scorecard" link.
  • Step 3: Enter the login credentials like the application number, date of birth, and security pin.
  • Step 4: Download the scorecard PDF.

MH SET Cut-off

The MH SET cut off is released along with the result declaration. Candidates who secure the minimum qualifying marks will be selected. To prepare well and get an idea about the MH SET 2022 exam, set your target of how many marks you need to score to qualify for the upcoming exam. Candidates must check the previous year's cut-off below, can check at the level of the competition and prepare accordingly. 

MH CET Cut-off (Last Year)

Subject

General

SC

OBC

ST

Marathi

47.33

43.33

43.33

40

Hindi

53.33

46

46.67

45.33

English

57.33

49.33

51.33

46.67

Sanskrit

63.33

50

56.67

42.67

Urdu

68

0

66

0

History

52

46

47.33

42.67

Economics

55.33

49.33

51.33

46

Philosophy

53.33

45.33

52.67

40.67

Psychology

54.67

45.33

47.33

44.67

Sociology

51.33

44.67

46.67

44

Political Science

59.33

53.33

54

49.33

Defense & Strategic Studies

64

45.33

56

46.67

Home Science

57.33

51.33

50.67

45.33

Library & Information Science

56

50.67

51.33

48.67

Journalism & Mass Communication

56.67

48.67

52

45.33

Social Work

56

51.33

52.67

48

Public Administration

54

48.67

53.33

46.67

Mathematical Sciences

52

44

46.67

42

Environmental Sciences

55.33

49.33

51.33

45.33

Physical Science

51.33

44.67

45.33

41.33

Chemical Sciences

54.67

45.33

47.33

42.67

Life Sciences

54

47.33

48.67

42.67

Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean & Planetary Science

54

44.67

52

44.67

Geography

53.33

48

49.33

44.67

Electronics Science

54

52

49.33

40

Forensic Science

58

51.33

52

35.33

Physical Education

53.33

46.67

50

43.33

Commerce

53.33

45.33

47.33

43.33

Management

60

55.33

54

46.67

Law

54

49.33

49.33

44.67

Education

52.67

48

50

44.67

Computer Science & Application

48

43.33

44

40.67

MH SET 2022 FAQs

  • The "Maharashtra State Eligibility Test" or MH SET is administered by Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU). The exam is to select candidates for Assistant Professor positions in Maharashtra and Goa universities/colleges.

  • Savitribai Phule Pune University will conduct the MH SET 2022 exam on 26th March 2023. Candidates must start study and prepare well for the exam. 

  • To be eligible for the MH SET 2022 exam, candidates U.G.C. recognized Master’s degree in a subject of SET. Candidates who have taken admission or are in the final year of a Master's Degree are also eligible. There is no age limit. Check the detailed MH SET eligibility criteria to know about reservation policy for different categories of people.

  • The MH SET 2022 Syllabus is one of the broad syllabus of any exam. MH SET Syllabus is divided into two parts, i.e., Paper 1 and Paper 2. The first part is common to all the candidates and contains teaching/research aptitude, comprehensive skills, reasoning ability, and other general knowledge. The other part of the paper consists of subject-specific questions.

  • For the assistant professor position through MH SET 2022, there is no upper age limit. The MH SET exam is available to candidates of any age who have completed all of the required educational requirements.

  • Candidates must be familiar with the exam pattern and syllabus to prepare effectively for MH SET 2022. To achieve maximum memory, candidates must complete each topic and study the course regularly. Candidates are only allowed to finish one section at a time. Candidates must check the MH SET Preparation Tips to make an effective strategy for the examination

  • It depends on one preparation for the exam and the individual. Candidates with a strong base and clear concepts must follow a few MH SET Books to boost their confidence and pass the exam. Candidates need to devote proper time to their preparation. The overall level of the MH SET exam is Moderate. 

  • The full form of the MH SET is Maharashtra State Eligibility Test. it is a state eligibility test exam organized by SPPU, i.e. Savitribai Phule Pune University. It is the state examination for the posts of Assistant Professors in the states of Maharashtra and Goa.

  • Objective General English by SP Bakshi, Analytical and Logical Reasoning for CAT & Other Management Exams by Peeyush Bharadwaj, NTA UGC NET/JRF/SET Social Work Paper by Raushan Kumar, Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examination by R S Aggarwal, etc. are some of the best MH SET Books for preparation.

  • Candidates can download their MH SET Admit card on its official website by following the steps below:

    • Step 1: Visit the official website of SPPU.
    • Step 2: Click the 'Download Hall Ticket' link on the homepage.
    • Step 3: Fill in all required information, such as the application number and date of birth.
    • Step 4: Save and Download the MH SET 2022 Admit card.
  • Candidates can access their MH SET Results on its official website by following the steps below:

    • Step 1: Visit the official website of SPPU.
    • Step 2: Select ‘Download MH SET 2022 Result' from the drop-down menu.
    • Step 3: Enter your application number and date of birth.
    • Step 4: Save and Download the PDF.
  • According to MH SET Exam Pattern, the examination will be conducted offline, and there will be no negative marking. Two marks will be carried for each question. Paper 1 will be on the common subject, while Paper 2 will be a specific subject. Paper 1 carries 100 marks, and Paper 2 carries 200 marks. The overall duration of MH SET 2022 exam will be 03 Hour.

  • The AP SET is a state eligibility test exam organized by Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, that follows the National Eligibility Test pattern. MH SET is a state eligibility test exam organized by Savitribai Phule Pune University. The exam is conducted for the Assistant professor position in the states of Maharashtra and Goa.

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