MH SET 2020

Exam Date : June 28, 2020
Result Date : October 16, 2020


Introduction to MH SET 2020

  • About MH SET 2020: Maharastra State Eligibility Test (MH SET) is a State Level Eligibility Test Conducted by the University of Pune for the purpose of selecting the Candidates for Assistant Professor Post in the Universities/Colleges of Maharastra and Goa.

  • Conducting Authority: In accordance and under the Guidelines of University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of Maharastra and Government of Goa has selected the SAVITRIBAI PHULE PUNE UNIVERSITY (University of Pune) as the State Level Agency to conduct MH SET.

  • Level: MH SET is a State Level Eligibility Test.

  • Frequency: Maharsatra State Eligibility (MH SET) is conducted Once a year.

  • Exam Paper: Exam will be conducted as Two individual Papers, Both the papers will have the Objective mode of questions.

MH SET 2020 Highlights

Exam Name

Maharastra State Eligibility Test



Conducting Body



State Level


Post Graduation


Once a Year

Profession Offered

Assistant Professor

Exam Date

June 28, 2020



Question Type

Multiple Choice Question


Paper I (General and Teaching Aptitude) and Paper II (Subject Selected by Candidate)


Paper I (1 hour) and Paper II (2 hours)

Marking Scheme

Each Correct answer is awarded 2 marks and no negative Marking

Total Marks




Official Website

MH SET 2020

MH SET 2020 Important Dates

  • Registration: Candidates can start registering through Official website from January 1, 2020 up to January 29, 2020.

  • Admit Card: Candidates who complete the application for MH SET 2020 can download the admit card from the official website on June 18, 2020.

  • Examination: MH SET 2020 is scheduled to be held on June 28, 2020 in the allotted exam centre.

  • Results: MH SET 2020 results are announced on the official website on October 16, 2020.



Start of Online Application

January 1, 2020

End of Online Application

January 29, 2020

Last date to Pay Registration Fee

January 29, 2020

Application Correction Window start date

January 31, 2020

Application Correction Window close date

February 6 2020

Availability of Admit Card

June 18, 2020

MH SET 2020 Exam Date

June 28, 2020

Announcement of Result

October 16, 2020 (tentative)

MH SET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates shall first go through all the eligibility criteria before they apply for Examination.

  • Age: There is No Upper Age Limit set by the Conducting authority for the Candidates to appear for the exam.

  • Candidates who hold a UGC recognized Master’s degree or equivalent with at least 55% aggregate marks (without rounding off) and for SC/ST/PH/VH and OBC/SBC/DT/NT belonging candidates with at least 50% aggregate marks in Post Graduation are eligible.

  • Final year post-graduation candidates are also eligible to apply. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and will be awarded the certificate after they pass their master’s exams with minimum percentage required.

  • Candidates who hold a postgraduate diploma/ certificate granted by an Indian university or a foreign diploma/ degree/ certificate granted by a foreign university should determine the equivalence of their degree/ diploma/ certificate with master’s degree of recognized Indian universities. Candidates can evaluate this from Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi.

MH SET 2020 Application Form

  • Registration: Online Registration opens from January 1, 2020 and the candidates can visit the Official Website to Register up to January 29, 2020.

  • Correction Window: For Candidates who complete the registration process within January 29, 2020 can make any changes in the particulars of the application form 22nd February 2020 to 28th February 2020.

  • Registration fee: It includes the Application Fee as well as the Processing Fee

    • Candidates from the Other States except Maharastra and Goa should be treated under Open Category.

    • Registration fee should be paid online through Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking.

    • Fee once Paid is Not Refundable.




INR 550



(Belonging to Non-Creamy Layer category only)

INR 450

  • Documents Upload: Scanned Photograph and the Signature of Candidate should be uploaded while filling the application form.

    • The photograph in Jpg/Jpeg formate with a maximum size of 50 Kb.

    • The Signature in Jpg/Jpeg formate with the maximum size of 30 Kb.

MH SET 2020 Application Process

  • Registration Windows will be opened from January 1, 2020 up to January 29, 2020.

  • Candidates who wish to register can follow,

    • Visit the Official Website.

    • Fill all the required/ asked information in the Application Form like Adhar number etc..,

    • Upload the Scanned Copies of Passport Size Photo and Signature of the specified dimensions.

    • Make the Online Payment of the Registration Fee through Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Internet Banking.

    • Submit the Application Form.

MH SET 2020 Admit Card

  • Candidates can download the Admit Card from the official website.

  • Admit Card for MH SET 2020 will be made available 10 days prior the exam i.e June 18, 2020.

  • To download the Admit Card,

    • Visit the Official Website.

    • Check for the Admit card download link.

    • Click on it, enter the Login Details.

    • Admit card will be displayed,

    • Download the same for future references.

  • The details on the Admit Card will be based on the information in the application form.

  • Along with the Admit Card, candidates will have to carry a photo identity proof to the examination hall.

MH SET 2020 Exam Centres

  • MH SET 2020 exam centres are scheduled in 15 cities.

  • The detailed venue about the exam centre will be printed on the Admit Card.

















MAP Representation of MH SET Exam Centre

MH SET 2020 Exam Pattern

  • Mode: The examination is conducted Offline Mode in the Pen and Paper Basis, Candidates will answer in the OMR Sheet which is provided along with the Question Paper or the Test Booklet.

  • Question Type: The questions will be asked in the Objective Type or Multiple Choice Based.

  • Topics: MH SET will be conducted in 2 sessions on the same day,

    • Paper I: This paper will test the reasoning ability and the reading comprehension of the candidate with the general teaching aptitude.

    • Paper II: This paper will be based on the subjects selected by the candidate.

  • Duration: The examination will be conducted in 2 sessions,

    • The first session will be for 1 hour (10.00 am to 11.00 am)

    • The second session will be for 2 hours (11.30 am to 1.30 pm)

  • Marking Scheme: Paper I has 50 questions and each question carries 2 marks.

    • Paper II has 100 questions and each question carries 2 marks.

    • No negative marking.



Number of Multiple Choice Questions




Paper I

50 questions all of which are compulsory

50 x 2 = 100

1 hour (10.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m.)


Paper II

100 questions all of which are compulsory

100 x 2= 200

2 hours (11.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m.)

MH SET 2020 Syllabus

  • Paper I syllabus is General Aptitude testing, testing Reasoning Skills, Reading Comprehension.

  • Paper II syllabus is about the subject which the candidate chooses, Candidates selects the subject which they studied during their Post Graduation or the related/ equivalent Subject.



Paper I

General Aptitude, Reasoning, Reading Comprehension

Paper II

Sociology, Political Science, Defence & Strategic Studies, Home Science, Library & Information Science, Journalism & Mass Communication, Social Work, Public Administration, Mathematical Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Physical Science, Chemical Sciences, Life Sciences, Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean & Planetary Science, Geography, Computer Science & Application, Electronics Science, Forensic Science, Commerce, Management, Law, Education, Physical Education

  • Candidates can check the syllabus of all the subjects of Paper II in Syllabus Section of the Official Website.

MH SET 2020 Results

  • Once the results are announced Candidates can check the results from the Official Website.

    • Visit the Official Website.

    • Check for the Results link.

    • Click on the Results link, enter the required login details.

    • Results will be displayed on the screen.

  • Download and take the print out of the same for further references.

  • Results will be announced on the Official website on October 16, 2020.

Contact Information


SET Bhavan,

Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune-411007

Office Phone Nos: 020 25692527, 25601290

Coordinator Phone Nos: 020 25692529

Deputy Registrar Phone Nos: 020 25699250

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