MH SET Selection Process 2021: Phases, Qualifying Marks, Interview

MH SET Selection Process 2021: Phases, Qualifying Marks, Interview

ByNikhil Verma  |  Updated on: May 26, 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 Selection Process 2021

MH SET Selection Process is similar to any other government examinations with a little change in the exam pattern. This is an examination conducted as per the rules of the University Grants Commission and is administered by the University of Pune (Savitribai Phule Pune University). If you are a candidate for MHSET Exam 2021, you must be aware of the MHSET Selection Process 2021.

The written exam is an important phase of the MHSET Exam, and you must obtain the cut-off marks to qualify. As per the MH SET Selection Procedure, only if you can get the minimum marks in both the papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2, you can apply for the post of Assistant Professor in any college or university of Maharashtra and Goa. The reservation criteria are only applicable for Maharashtra and Goa state candidates.

MH SET Selection Process: Stage-wise Details

There are mainly 3 stages in the MHSET Selection Process

  • Stage 1 Paper 1
  • Stage 2: Paper 2
  • Stage 4: Personal Interview

MH SET Paper 1 Exam Pattern

MH SET Paper 1 consists of 50 questions with the main focus on testing the Teaching and Research Aptitude. This is the first stage of the MHSET Selection Process 2021. Paper 1 contains only objective type questions (MCQ), and each correct answer will fetch you two marks. The MH SET Paper 1 Exam Pattern is generalised and will contain question from different disciplines. So, you have to well-aware with the current affairs and general knowledge to attempt every question correctly. Out of the 60 questions present, you have to answer only 50. The time duration for Paper 1 is one hour. Paper 1 carries 100 marks.

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MHSET Paper 2 Exam Pattern

MH SET Paper 2 is a subject-specific paper and will contain objective questions on the subject chosen by you while filling the admission form. The two exams take place on a single day. MH SET Paper 2 shall commence half an hour after the MHSET Paper 1. It shall contain 100 questions and shall carry a total of 200 marks.

MH SET Personal Interview-Stage 3

Once you successfully qualify both MHSET Paper 1 and MHSET Paper 2, you shall be shortlisted to move ahead in the MH SET Selection Process 2021. The third stage of the MH SET Selection Procedure 2021 is Personal Interview. Only when you qualify the Personal Interview Stage will you make it to the final selection list and receive the certificate.

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MH SET Category-Wise Distribution of Qualifying Slots

The authorities shall calculate subject-wise and category-wise distribution qualifying slots. The concerned formulae for this calculation are given as under;-

Under UGC,

The qualifying slot for the particular subject = [(No. of candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria in that subject under the General Category)*(Slots available in the General Category)]/ No. of candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria in all subjects under the General Category

To calculate this number accurately, you need to enter all the details while filling up the application form online. However, you cannot change some of the particulars after the last date for online form submission is over. Some of these details are Exam centre, the subject selected for Exam, Change of category and many others. You should note at this point that the final criteria, as decided by the UGC, will be binding upon all the candidates. The authorities will entertain no further change.

Note: The Government of India holds the right to add or alter the MHSET Selection Process as and when it deems fit.

MH SET Selection Process FAQs

  • The MH SET exam is a completely offline examination.

  • The MH SET exam does not involve any negative marking.

  • The full marks of MH SET Paper 1 are 100.

  • Yes, the final selection for the post of MH SET Assistant Professor is based on the final Interview round after you clear the written examinations.

  • Yes. The details for cut-offs are as follows;-

    Candidate

    Aggregate Cut-off Marks

    Reserved Category (non-creamy layer)

    Minimum 35% marks combinedly

    Other Categories

    Minimum 40% marks combinedly

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