HOW TO START PREPARATION FOR MAHARASHTRA SET


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Introduction to MAHARASHTRA SET


University of Pune conducts the State Eligibility test for Assistant Professor [ A.P. ] post.




The exam is conducted twice a year in June/July and December/January.


The SET exam is conducted in languages, management, social science subjects and Engineering graduation or post graduation isn't included in this.


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Paper I: General Aptitude and Teaching research

This paper doesn't have any negative markings for wrong answer. The question are on teaching and research, pedagogy, general knowledge based questions. They can be answered if you know about points like:



  • Research - What is research ? Steps in Research.
  • Communication
  • Teaching - learning process
  • Teaching aids
  • Evaluation systems
  • Thesis writing, dissertation.


Other topics and suitable links:






Topic
Link
English link
Numerical aptitude link
Data interpretation link
Comprehension link
Administration and Environment link  1        Link2         



Subject Specific:


The questions are MCQ's with no negative marking for wrong answers. The basic material for study can be seen from below links. However the level of questions is of post graduate nature and hence the below material can't be the only source of information.


Subject
Link
History link
Public Administration link
link
Geography link
Political Science link
link
Economy link


Miscellaneous


Content
Link
Question papers and Answer keys Link
Syllabus Link

Introduction to MAHARASHTRA-SET


University Grants Commission has allowed state governments to conduct the State eligibility exam for appointment to Assistant Professorship in State colleges.


University of Pune conducts SET exam in Maharashtra. Candidates who clear SET are eligible for Assistant Professorship only in that respective state. They are not eligible for Junior research Fellowship.


Subjects


SET is conducted for following subjects only:


Marathi, Hindi, English, Sanskrit, Urdu


History, Economics, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, Defence & strategic Studies, Home Science, Library & Information Science, Journalism and Mass Communication, Social Work,


Public Administration,


Mathematical Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Physics, Chemical Sciences, Life Sciences, Earth Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences, Geography, Computer Science & Application, Electronic Science, Forensic Science, Commerce, Law,


Management (including Business Admn. Mgt./Marketing/ Marketing Mgt./Industrial Relations and Personnel Mgt./ Personnel Mgt./Financial Mgt./Co-operative Management), Education & Physical Education.


Examination

Paper
Marks
Number of Question
Duration
I 100 60  out  of  which  50
question to be attempted
1 hour 15 min
II 100 50 compulsory questions 1 hour 15 min
III 150 75 compulsory questions 2 hours 30 mins


Paper I: Teaching and research aptitude [Objective]

Paper II: Subject specific [Objective]

Paper III: Subject specific [Objective]


Note: No negative marking for wrong answers


Passing Marks

Category
Paper I
Paper II
Paper III
General 40% 40% 50%
OBC/SC/ST/PWD 35% 35% 40%


A merit list will be prepared of those who have obtained minimum marks as above. Then the top 15% of those shall be eligible for Assistant Professors.



Syllabus



No.
Subject Name
Syllabus
1 General Paper on Teaching
 & Research Aptitude
(Paper -I)
link
2 Political Science link
3 Public administration link
4 History link
5 Geography link
6 Economics link


Assistant Professor


A candidate selected is eligible to become a Assistant Professor.


CONDITIONS OF ELIGIBILITY:

  • Candidates should have a Masters degree with 55% marks.
  • Candidates in final year of Masters are also eligible.
  • Candidates should appear in area in which they have a post graduate degree only.
  • No age limit is there for this post.