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Gujarat SET

The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara conducts the Gujarat State Eligibility Test (GSET) for Lectureship / Assistant Professor. Currently GSET is conducting test in Twenty Three (23) subjects at Six (6) Examination Centers spread across the Gujarat State. 
Subject Code - Subject Name:-
01 Mathematical Science
02 Physical Science
03 Chemical Science
04 Life Science
05 Hindi
06 Gujarati
07 Sanskrit
08 History
09 Sociology
10 Economics
11 Political Science
12 English
13 Education
14 Psychology
15 Library and Information Sciences
16 Law
17 Commerce
18 Management
19 Computer Science and Applications
20 Physical Education
21 Philosophy
22 Home Science
23 Geography
Gujarat SET 2017 Eligibility:-
Only those candidates are eligible to appear in the GSET who have completed / are studying in the final year or semester of a UGC specified Master' s degree.
Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (General) (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognised by UGC in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science & Applications, Sciences are eligible for this Test. The Other Backward Classes (OBC) belonging to non-creamy layer / Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ Physically Handicapped (PH)/ Visually Handicapped (VH) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent examination are eligible for this Test.
Candidates who have appeared OR will be appearing in the final year at the qualifying Master’s degree examination and whose result is still awaited OR candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for the Test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for Assistant Professor / Lectureship only after they have passed their Master’s degree examination or equivalent with at least 55% marks (50% marks in case of Other Backward Classes (OBC) belonging to non-creamy layer / SC/ST/PH/VH category candidates). Such candidates must complete their P.G. degree examination within two years from the date of declaration of result of GSET Examination with required percentage of marks, failing which they will be treated as disqualified.
The Ph.D. degree holders whose Master’s level examination had been completed by 19th September, 1991 (irrespective of date of declaration of result) shall be eligible for a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks (i.e., from 55% to 50%) for appearing in the GSET Examination.
Candidates having post-graduate diploma/certificate awarded by Indian University/Institute or foreign degree/diploma/certificate awarded by the foreign University/Institute should in their own interest, ascertain the equivalence of their diploma/degree/certificate with Master's degree of recognized Indian universities from Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi. (www.aiuweb.org)
Those candidates who are studying in the first year of two years course or in first two semesters of a four semesters course of Master's Degree cannot appear for this test.
Candidates are required to appear for GSET in the subject of their Post Graduation only. In case the subject of a candidate is not included in the list of GSET subjects, the candidates may appear in UGC NET / UGC – CSIR NET which is held twice a year.
Candidates are neither required to send any certificate / documents in support of their eligibility nor printout of their Application Form to Gujarat State Eligibility Test office, Vadodara. However the candidates, in their own interest, must satisfy themselves about their eligibility for the Test. In the event of any ineligibility being detected by GSET / UGC at any stage, their candidature will be cancelled and they shall be liable for leagal action.
There is no upper age limit.
The candidates who have passed M.Sc.( by Research) are not eligible to appear for the SET Examination. As per the U.G.C. Rules.
Candidates belonging to SC / ST / PH / VH / OBC(Cast Certificate alongwith latest Non - Creamy Layer certificate) category must possess Valid Category Certificate and certificates related to PH / VH. Therefore, the candidates, in their own interest, must satisfy themselves about their eligibility for the Test . In the event of any ineligibility being detected by GSET / UGC at any stage, their candidature will be cancelled and they shall be liable for leagal action
Candidates should note that their candidature is provisional. The mere fact that Online Application Form and Examinaiton Fee accepted and Hall Ticket issued to a candidate will not imply that GSET Agency has accepted his / her candidature. Their candidature will be deemed final only upon verification of eligibility conditions with reference to the claims made in their application, after the result of GSET Examination. In the event a candidate being found ineligible at any stage for the award due to any reason (including unintentional computer error or printer’s devil etc.), he / she will be declared as not-qualified in GSET Examination.
GSET Agency will not issue any marksheet to qualified / not-qualified candidates. The GSET Agency will issue certificate to the qualifying candidates only on verification of the Eligibility Documents immediately after the result of the GSET Examination.
Exemption from GSET will be as per decisions taken by the UGC and Government of Gujarat from time to time.
NET/SLET/SET shall remain the minimum eligibility condition for recruitment and appointment of assistant professors in Universities/Colleges/Institutions. Provided, however, that candidates, who are or have been awarded a Ph.D. Degree in accordance with the “University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of Ph.D. Degree), Regulation 2009, shall be exempt from the requirement of the minimum eligibility condition of NET/SLET/SET for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor or equivalent positions in Universities/Colleges/Institutions.”
The candidates who have passed the UGC/CSIR JRF examination prior to 1989 are also exempted from appearing in NET.
For SET Candidates: The candidates who have cleared the State Eligibility Test (SET) accredited by UGC for eligibility for Asssistant Professor / Lectureship held prior to 1st June 2002, are exempted from appearing in NET, being eligible to apply for Asssistant Professor anywhere in India. For SET held from 1st June 2002 onwards, the qualified candidates are eligible to apply for the post of Asssistant Professor only in the universities/ colleges belonging to the state from where they have cleared their SET.

Gujarat SET Registration / Application Form

GSET 2017 Application Form / Registration:
Apply online at website:- http://www.gujaratset.ac.in
Before applying Online, the candidates must possess the Scanned passport (pp) size photograph in JPEG format and should not be more then 100kb.
Rs. 825/- [ 800 + 25 (Bank Fee) ]  - General / Other Backward Classes (OBC Non-creamy layer) Candidates.
Rs. 725/- [ 700 + 25 (Bank Fee) ] -  SC/ST/PH/VH Candidates.
The candidate is expected to Generate Computerised Bank Challan Form in triplicate (Bank Copy, GSET Copy & Candidate’s Copy) as given in the Notification.
All the three copies of the Challan Form have to be submitted in any branch of Corporation Bank, within the Gujarat State and selected cities(Mumbai and Delhi) outside State of Gujarat, along with the necessary Examination fee and the Bank fee of Rs.25/-.
Candidates can deposit the requisite fee in Corporation Bank only after 24 hours of downloading the challan from GSET Website and Register online immediately after payment of the fee.
The bank will retain one copy and return two copies of the challan to the candidate.
It is mandatory for the candidate to keep and preserve GSET copy and Candidate's Copy of the challan with him/her for future reference.
The candidate should note that the printout of online Application Form, bank challan or any other certificate or document is not required to be sent to Gujarat State Eligibility test office, Vadodara before he / she is declared as qualified in the GSET Examinaiton.
After declaration result of GSET Examinaiton, if candidate is declared as qulified, GSET copy of Bank Challan have to be mandatorily submitted along with the printout of online Application Form, Original Hall Ticket and other certificates at the time of document verification at Gujarat State Eligibility test office, Vadodara.
Please note that fee submitted by any other mode like money order, demand draft, IPO etc. will be rejected.
Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.


Gujarat SET Exam Dates

Gujarat SET 2017 Date:- 

Centre Code - Centre Name
01 Vadodara
02 Ahmedabad
03 Rajkot
04 Surat
05 Patan
06 Bhavnagar

Gujarat SET Syllabus

Gujarat SET 2017 Syllabus:-

Syllabus for GSET Examinaiton will be the same as UGC / CSIR NET. 

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Paper Pattern

Gujarat SET 2017 Pattern:-

The Test will consist of three papers. All the three papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be held in two separate sessions as under:
Session - Paper - Marks - Number of Question - Duration
First - I - 100 - 60 out of which 50 question to be attempted - 09.30 A.M. to 10.45 A.M.
First - II - 100 - 50 questions all are compulsory - 11.00 A.M. to 12.15 P.M.
Second - III - 150 - 75 questions all are compulsory - 02.00 P.M. to 4.30 P.M
Paper-I shall be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate. Sixty (60) multiple choice questions of 2 marks each will be given, out of which the candidate would be required to answer any 50. In the event of the candidate attempting more than 50 questions, the first 50 questions attempted by the candidate would be evaluated.
Paper-II shall consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions based on the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks.
Paper-III will consist of 75 objective type compulsory questions from the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks.
All questions of Paper-II and Paper-III will be compulsory, covering entire syllabus (including all electives, without options).
There are no negative marks for incorrect answers.


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