MH SET Exam Pattern 2021, Download PDF for Paper Pattern

MH SET Exam Pattern 2021, Download PDF for Paper Pattern

ByNikhil Verma  |  Updated on: May 13, 2021MH SET 2021 was conduted on 26 September 2021. For more details about the MH SET 2021 exam, you can check the Maharashtra SET exam answer key 2021, dates, result and more. 
MH SET 2021 was conduted on 26 September 2021. For more details about the MH SET 2021 exam, you can check the Maharashtra SET exam answer key 2021, dates, result and more. 
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MH SET Exam Pattern Overview

MH SET exam is conducted to recruit Assistant Professors at the colleges and universities situated in Maharashtra and Goa. It is a UGC-accredited procedure and is held once a year. This year the date of the Maharashtra State Eligibility Test is scheduled to be on 26th September 2021.

SPPU (Savitribai Phule Pune University), the MH SET conducting authority releases the exam pattern of the exam in a detailed fashion. As a gate towards prestigious job opportunities, MH SET Exam is an arena of competition. All aspirants or candidates must be acquainted with the MH SET Exam Pattern 2021 and strategize their exam preparation. Below, all the details about the MH SET Exam Pattern are mentioned.

As per MH SET Exam Pattern 2021, there are two papers that the candidates have to confront. The MHSET exam is conducted offline. MHSET Paper-1 Exam Pattern is common for candidates from all disciplines. This paper generally deals with questions that test the candidate’s research aptitude and teaching ability. MHSET Paper 2 Exam Pattern contains discipline/subject-specific questions and different for different disciplines. 

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Detailed MH SET Exam Pattern 2021

Candidates get one and two hours in answering the questions of Paper 1 and Paper 2 respectively. A half-an-hour break is provided between the two papers. Two marks are given for each correct answer.

Paper-1 has 50 questions, and the number of questions in Paper-2 is 100. No lengthy answers are required. Both of the papers consist of objective questions. MHSET Exam Pattern 2021 is not very different from other SET exams conducted by other state administrations, such as GSET, HPSET etc.

Session/Paper Type

Number of MCQs

Marks

Time Duration

Session 1/Paper-1 (Teaching & Research aptitude)

50

50 x 2 = 100

1 hour (10.00 A.M.-11.00 P.M.)

Session 2/Paper-2

100

100 x 2 = 200

2 hours (11.30 A.M.-1.30 P.M.)

Total

150

300

3 hours

As per the official MH SET Notification 2021, the scheme of the UNIPUNE SET is given below.

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MH SET Minimum Cutoff Marks

MHSET New Exam Pattern requires candidates to acquire minimum cut off marks in aggregate and individually to qualify in both Paper 1 and Paper 2. As per the guidelines prescribed by UGC. The table below will give you the details regarding the same. 

MH SET Category-Wise Cut Off Marks

Category

Minimum required marks Paper-1 and Paper-2 taken together

Open / Orphan / EWS

40%

SC/ST/PH/VH(Disability 40% or more)/Trans-genders * OBC/DT(A)(VJ)/NT(B)/NT(C)/ NT(D)/SBC/SEBC (Non Creamy Layer only)

35%

As per UGC guidelines, only 6% of the appearing aspirants in both the papers of the exam should be declared eligible for Assistant Professor Post. The reservation policy prevailing in the state plays a role in the calculation process regarding the distribution of the eligible slots. \

As per the announcement rendered by SPPU, here applies this formula:

No. of qualifying slots for a subject under General Category = (No. of candidates who fulfilled minimum Eligibility in that subject under General category) X (No. of slots available under General category)

Total no. of candidates who fulfilled minimum Eligibility in all subjects under General Category

That is why the name of a specific subject and category should be meticulously mentioned in the application form. Change of subject and category will not be entertained after the publication of the result.

MH SET Exam Pattern FAQs

  • There is no negative marking as per MH SET Exam Pattern 2021

  • The MH SET exam begins at 10 AM and ends at 1:30 PM.

  • MH SET will be held only in 15 city centres namely, Mumbai, Pune, Kolhapur, Solapur, Ahmednagar, Nashik, Dhule, Jalgaon, Aurangabad, Nanded, Amravati, Nagpur, Chandrapur, Gadchiroli, & Panji.

  • Appearing in this test in connection to the same subject after qualifying in MH SET is liable to punitive legal action.

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