Maharashtra SET Scheme of Examination | Maharashtra State Eligibility Test for Lectureship Scheme

Maharashtra State Eligibility Test for Lectureship (SET) – 2010

Scheme of Examination

The Examination will consists of Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III. The examination for all the three papers would be held on one day, in two separate sessions.

1. Paper-I :
General Paper on Teaching and Research Aptitude. As per UGC Guidelines, SET has decided to provide choice to the candidates from the August, 2010 onwards. Sixty (60) multiple choice questions of two marks each will be given, out of which the candidates would be required to answer any fifty(50). In the event of the candidate attempting more than 50 questions, the first 50 questions attempted by the candidate would be evaluated.

2. The candidate will choose Paper-II and Paper-III in any one from those subjects listed under item No. 6 only. The Paper-II and III will correspond to knowledge at the Post Graduate Level in that Subject. The Paper-II shall consist of objective type questions, and shall be answered by the candidate as in Paper-I. The Paper-III shall be of short and long answer type questions on the syllabus of the subject selected by the candidates

3. Paper-I and II will be of 75 minutes duration each and each will carry maximum of 100 marks. These papers consist of Test Booklets containing 60 objective type questions in Paper-I and 50 objective type questions in Paper-II. The candidate will have to mark his/her response for each item only on the answer-sheet provided separately. A combined answer-sheet for Paper-I and Paper-II will be provided before the starting of Paper-I. Paper-I and II will be conducted in the first session and the answer-sheet will be collected after the time for Paper-II is over.

Answers marked on the Test-Booklet will not be evaluated.

4. Paper-III will be held in the second session of 2 hours and 30 minutes duration and will carry a maximum of 200 marks. The candidates will be required to attempt questions in this paper in the Test Booklet itself.

5. A candidate who does not appear for Paper-I will not be permitted to appear for Paper-II and Paper-III. Paper-III will be evaluated only for those candidates who are able to secure the minimum qualifying marks in Paper-I and Paper-II, as per the table given below.









100 (50%)

100 (50%)


40 40 100 (50%) 100 (50%)


35 35 90(45%) 90(45%)




80 (40%)

80 (40%)

*Correspondence is made with the UGC, NET Bureau regarding relaxation of 5 % in minimum marks required for passing the SET examination for candidates belonging to DT/NT/SBC categories. Decision will be taken as per the directives received from the UGC.

Paper-III of the non eligible candidates will be preserved only for three months from the date of the declaration of the result.

6. The candidates have the option to answer Paper-III entirely either in Marathi or in English (except for languages, Geography and Science subjects.) In case of any discrepancy in English and Marathi version of questions in Paper-I, II and III, the English Version should be taken as final.

7. Syllabi for Paper-I and for Paper-II and Paper-III for all subjects are available on website

8. In Paper-III, candidate has the option to answer either in Marathi or inEnglish in all subjects except the languages where the candidate is required to write in concerned language only. In case of science subjects the question papers will be in English only.

9. Time of the Examination :

Paper Time
I 10.00 a.m. to 11.15 a.m. In the First Session
II 11.15 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.
III 02.00 p.m. to 04.30 p.m. v In Second Session

For visually handicapped (VH) candidates 30 minutes extra time shall be provided separately for Paper-I and Paper-II. For Paper-III, 45 minutes extra time shall be provided. They will also be provided the services of a scribe who would be a graduate in a subject other than that of the candidate. Those Physically Handicapped (PH) candidates who are not in a position to write in their own handwriting can also avail these services by making prior request (at least 15 days before the date of examination) in writing to the Coordinator of the Test Centre. Extra time and facility of scribe would not be provided to other Physically Handicapped candidates.

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  1. manoj says:

    s.e.t examination date&all solution paper

  2. shilpa says:

    wants some papers for set exam. my subject is economics pls send

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