Maharashtra Set (MHSET) Physics Entrance Exam Details

Maharashtra State Eligibility Test (MH-SET) is a state-level competitive exam conducted by Savitribai Phule Pune University.

The candidate who qualifies for the SET would only be held eligible for being appointed as Assistant Professor in University/ affiliated college, provided he/she fulfills other academic qualifications prescribed for Assistant Professor post by the U.G.C.

The eligibility criteria to apply for MH-SET is:

The candidates must have a Master's degree recognized by U.G.C., in a subject of SET(Any stream of Physical science).

The candidates other than SC/ST/OBC/SBC/DT(VJ)/NT/SEBC/Transgender category, who have secured at least 55% marks are eligible for this test. OBC/SBC/DT(VJ)/NT/SEBC [belonging to non-creamy layer] and SC/ST/ PH/VH/Trans-genders/PwD (PH-Physically Handicapped, VH- Visually Handicapped i.e. Blind), category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks in Master's or equivalent Examination is eligible for this test.

The candidates who are studying in the first year of two years Masters's Course or the first two semesters of a four-semester course of Masters Degree or studying in the fourth year of five year Integrated Masters Course are not eligible to appear for this test.

The candidates of other States (other than Maharashtra & Goa) belonging to reserved categories shall be treated as Open category, as per the Maharashtra and Goa States rules.

Maharashtra SET (MHSET) Physics Exam Pattern

Tamilnadu Set (TNSET) Physical Science Entrance Exam Details

Tamil Nadu State Eligibility Test for Assistant Professor will be conducted in 2 papers.

Candidates should have to appear for Both papers. The final result will be based on marks obtained in both papers.

The examination will be conducted as on Multiple Choice Question (MCQS) mode on Optical Mark Reader (OMR) sheet.

The Examination will be conducted in Both English and Tamil language. Each question carries 2 marks and candidates should have to attend all the questions in the booklet.

No negative marks will be allotted. This table gives more clarification about TNSET Exam Pattern.

TAMILNADU SET (TNSET) Physical Science Exam Pattern

Gujarat Set (GSET) Physical Science Entrance Exam Details

Government of India Notification dated 22nd July 1988 regarding revised pay scales stated that only those candidates who, besides fulfilling the minimum academic qualifications prescribed for the post of Assistant Professor / Lecturer, have qualified in a comprehensive test, to be specifically conducted for the purpose, will be eligible for appointment of Assistant Professor / Lecturer.

UGC has recommended the introduction of test at entry level (Assistant Professor / Lecturer) in consultation with academicians and State education secretaries.

Accordingly, the UGC conducted the test for Junior Research Fellowship and eligibility for Assistant Professor / Lectureship on 24thDecember 1989 and 29thApril 1990 in the subjects falling under Humanities and Social Science including languages.

The CSIR conducted the Joint UGC-CSIR test for JRF and eligibility for Assistant Professor / Lectureship on 31st December 1989.

Simultaneously, the UGC asked the State Government and Union Territories about their option to conduct their own test or alternatively, adopt UGC and UGC/CSIR test.

In the event that they opt to conduct their own test equivalent to UGC and UGC/CSIR tests, such tests shall require accreditation by the UGC.

The Commission at its meeting held on 25th May 1990 decided to constitute a UGC Committee on accreditation of test to be conducted by State Committee and Union Territories. This committee is designated as U-CAT.


The test conducted by UGC and UGC/CSIR is referred as the National Eligibility Test (NET) while the equivalent test conducted by the State government is called State Level Eligibility Test (SLET) or State Eligibility Test (SET).

Gujarat Government decided, in principle, to conduct SET vide Government of Gujarat Education Department Resolution No MIS-1092-New Item-10-dated 31/8/98.

GUJARAT SET (GSET) Physical Science Exam Pattern


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