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Maharashtra State Eligibility Test (MH SET) 2016 Notification & Exam Date


Savitribai Phule Pune University invites applications for admissions to Maharashtra State Eligibility Test (MH SET) for the academic year 2016- 17.

MH SET is a yearly exam conducted that such a candidate who qualifies 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. and is selected by the respective Selection Committee.

Maharashtra State Eligibility Test (MH SET) is conducted by Savitribai Phule Pune University.

The SET, for the present, is being conducted in the subjects under the faculties of Arts, Science, Mental, Moral and Social Sciences, Commerce, Law, Management, Education and Physical Education.

Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:

=> The candidates must have Master's Degree recognized by U.G.C. Candidates having Post Graduate diploma/certificate awarded by Indian University/Institute.

=> The candidates other than SC/ST/OBC/SBC/DT/NT category, who have secured at least 55% marks (without gracing or rounding off) in Master’s or equivalent examination, are eligible for this test. OBC/SBC/DT/NT [belonging to non-creamy layer] and SC/ST/PH/VH (PH-Physically Handicapped. VH-Visually Handicapped i.e. Blind) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without gracing or rounding off) in Master’s or equivalent examination are eligible for this test.

=> Candidates who have appeared OR will be appearing at the qualifying (final) master’s degree examination and whose result is still awaited OR candidates whose examinations have been delayed may also apply for this Test.

=> Candidates can appear for SET in the subject of their Post Graduation only.

=> Candidates should note that their candidature is provisional. Their candidature will be deemed final upon verification of eligibility condition with reference to the documents enclosed with their application or as may be called for from time to time.

=> To apply for the SET there is no upper age limit.

=> The SET agency will not issue any mark sheet to the qualified/non-qualified candidate. The SET agency will issue a certificate to qualifying candidates only.

=> Exemption from SET will be as per decisions are taken by the U.G.C. and State Government from time to time.

Application Procedure:

Before filling the actual Application Form you should fill User Registration Form with details such as your e-mail I.D. and date of birth etc. For filling User Registration Form, first click on Apply Now button on the Home page. Then click on "Click Here if You Are New User". After furnishing the said details, you can fill up the online SET application form with user registration Email ID and Password . The Username & password will also be mailed to your specified Email ID for your reference.(Your provided Email ID for Registration will be your Username.) It is essential for the candidate to remember his/her Username and Password for getting his/her Admit Card online prior to 10 days of the SET examination.

Online Application form can be downloaded from official website of Savitribai Phule Pune University: Click here to download application form

Fee Details:

Sr.No Category Fees including processing fee (in Indian Rupees)
1 Open 550.00
2 OBC/SBC/DT(A)/NT(B)/NT(C)/NT(D)(Non Creamy Layer Category only)/ SC/ST/PH/VH 450.00

1. The examination fees should be paid by a challan at any branch of HDFC Bank or Bank of Maharashtra.

Important Dates:

MH SET Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

  • Online registration starts: 15 Feb 2016
  • Last date for Applying Online & generation of filled Bank Challan for Fee: 11 Mar 2016
  • Last date for submission of Fee through online: 15 Mar 2016
  • Date of Examination MH SET 2016: 29 May 2016

Test Cities:

List of cities where MH SET will be conducted in 2016

The SET Examination will be conducted at the following 15 centers only.

Sr.No Center Name Center Code
1 Mumbai 10
2 Pune 11
3 Kolhapur 12
4 Nashik 13
5 Jalgoan 14
6 Aurangabad 15
7 Nanded 16
8 Amravati 17
9 Nagpur 18
10 Goa 19
11 Solapur 20
12 Chandrapur 21
13 Gadchiroli 22
14 Ahmednagar 23
15 Dhule 24

Contact Details

For more details please contact
For any Queries please contact us on :
SET Department,
Savitribai Phule Pune University,

Phone Nos : 020 25692527, 25601289

Email : [email protected]

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