MH SET 2023

MH SET 2023 – Maharashtra State Eligibility Test is conducted once every year by Savitribai Phule Pune University for the post of Assistant Professor in the states of Maharashtra and Goa. This exam is conducted in 32 different subjects of Science, Arts, Commerce, Law, Management, Moral, Mental and Social Sciences Education and Physical Education.

Check more details about MH SET 2023 Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Admit Card etc. below here.

MH SET Exam 2023 Latest News

  • The Result of 38th M-SET held on 26 March 2023,will be declared on 28 June 2023 before 6 pm.
  • MH SET 2023 Answer Key is available now
  • Savitribai Phule Pune University has announced that 38th MH SET exam will going to held on Sunday, 26th March, 2023.

MH-SET Basic Information

Savitribai Phule Pune University conducts the Maharashtra State Eligibility Test (MH SET) as the state agency to make a selection for Assistant Professor in the Colleges and Universities of Maharashtra & Goa.

MH-SET Overview

Exam NameMaharashtra State Eligibility Test (MH-SET)
Organized bySavitribai Phule Pune University
MH SET Edition38th
PostAssistant Professor
Eligibility Test forUniversities and Colleges in the states of Maharashtra & Goa
MH SET Subjects32
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOffline (Pen & Paper mode)
Official Website

MH-SET Exam 2023 Subjects

The test will be conducted in the following 32 subjects

Subject Code Subject Name
01          Marathi
02          Hindi
03          English
04          Sanskrit
05          Urdu
10          History
11          Economics
12          Philosophy
13          Psychology
14          Sociology
15          Political Science
16          Defence & Strategic Studies
17          Home Science
18          Library & Information Science
19          Journalism & Mass Communication
20          Social Work
21          Public Administration
30          Mathematical Sciences
31          Environmental Sciences
32          Physical Sciences
33          Chemical Sciences
34          Life Sciences
35          Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean & Planetary Sciences
36          Geography
37          Computer Science & Application
38          Electronics Science
39          Forensic Science
50          Commerce
51          Management
60          Law
70          Education
71          Physical Education

MH SET Exam 2023 Notification

The advertisement for the MH-SET 2023 Exam has been released.

Download the Notification PDF –

MH SET Exam Notification 2023 (In English)

MH SET Exam Notification 2023 (In Marathi)

MH-SET Exam 2023 Dates

Start of Online Application10 November 2022
Last date to apply online MH SET 202330 November 2022
Period for Online Application with late
01-12 December 2022
Corrections in the online application form08-12 December 2022
MH SET 2023 Admit Card Availability16 March 2023
MH SET Exam Date 202326 March 2023
Release of MH SET 2023 Answer keyannounced
MH SET 2023 Result Declarationannounced

MH SET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Check all the details about MH SET Eligibility Criteria as per the notification released by Pune University. The UNIPUNE SET Eligibility Criteria includes  details about age limit, educational qualification, minimum marks required, etc. 

MH-SET Age Limit

There is no upper age limit to appear for Maharashtra SET 2023.

MH-SET Educational Qualification

  • The candidates must have Master’s Degree recognized by U.G.C., in a subject of SET. The candidates having Post Graduate diploma/certificate awarded by Indian University/Institute or a 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 the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi (
  • The candidates other than SC/ST/OBC/SBC/DT(VJ)/NT/Transgender/PwD/Orphans, who have secured at least 55% marks (without gracing or rounding off)in Master’s or equivalent examination, are eligible for this test. The OBC/ SBC/DT(VJ)/NT [belonging to non-creamy layer] and SC/ST//Trans-genders/PwD/Orphans who have secured at least 50% marks (without gracing or rounding off) in Master’s or equivalent Examination are eligible for this test. The candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/ DT (A)(VJ)/ NT (B,C,D)/ SBC including PwD & Orphans, must ensure that they have a valid category certificate from the Govt. of Maharashtra & Goa.
  • The candidates who are studying in the first year of two years Master’s Course or in first two semesters of a four-semester course of Master’s Degree or studying in the fourth year of Five year Integrated Masters Course, are not eligible to appear for this test.
  • Candidates can appear for SET in the subject of their Post-Graduation only e.g. Commerce: M.Com., Environmental Science, M.Sc. Env. Sci., Life Science, M.Sc. Life Science/Botany/Zoology/Microbiology/ Biotechnology etc., Home Science : M.Sc., M.A. Home Science (Refer prospectus for list of SET and P.G. subjects). If a post-graduate subject of any candidate is not included in the list of SET subjects, such Candidates can appear for SET in a related or equivalent subject.
  • As per the U.G.C. rules the candidates who have passed M.Sc. (by PPPR/Research) are not eligible for the SET.
  • A candidate who has already qualified SET in a subject will not be allowed to appear again for SET in the same subject. The candidates violating this rule will be liable for Initiating legal action and shall not be issued a certificate.

MH-SET Minimum Marks Required

CategoryMarks Required
and OBC/SBC/DT(A)/NT(B)/NT(C)/NT(D)/ [ Non-Creamy Layer only]
Minimum 50% marks
For othersMinimum 55% marks

MH-SET 2023 Reservation

The reservation policy of the state of Maharashtra and Goa states are applicable on MH-SET 2023.

MH SET 2023 Application Process

To apply online for MH SET 2023 Exam, you need to register on the official website before proceeding to the detailed form. 

Students are advised to go through the instructions and eligibility criteria before filling the form.

How to apply for MH SET 2023

Steps given below to complete the MH SET 2023 online application process –

  • Visit the official website
  • Click on ‘Apply Now‘ to register on the website using a valid e-mail I.D and password.
  • The Username & password will be available on your registered email id.
  • Please note the credentials for future purposes too.
  • You can now fill the complete application form and click on ‘Submit‘.
  • After that a unique Application Number will be generated.
  • Upload a Scanned Photo and Signature
  • Make the payment.
  • Download the application form and keep it for future reference.

Maharashtra SET 2023 Application Fee

( Non-Creamy Layer only)/EWS (Open)

MH SET 2023 Examination Centres

The MH-SET will be conducted at the following 17 city centers only –

Mumbai, Pune, Kolhapur, Solapur, Ahmednagar, Nashik, Dhule, Jalgaon, Aurangabad, Nanded, Amravati, Nagpur, Chandrapur, Gadchiroli, Panjim (Goa), Ratnagiri & Parbhani.

MH SET 2023 Admit Card

The MH SET Admit Card will be available soon on the official website. Savitribai Phule Pune University releases the MH SET 2023 admit card on 16 March 2023.

MH SET Answer Key 2023

The Savitribai Phule Pune University will release the provisional and final MH SET Answer Key separately. Within a week of conducting exam the university will release the provisional answer key on the official website. Candidates will get a chance to challenge the provisional answer key. The final answer key will be released after the corrections (if any).

Steps to Download the MH SET Answer Key 2023

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of MH SET.
  • Step 2: Click on the “Answer Key MH SET” link.
  • Step 3: Candidates can select the subject.
  • Step 4: The answer key will be displayed on the screen.
  • Step 5: Save and Download the PDF.

Download the MH SET Answer Key 2023

The Interim Answer Key Concerning SET Exam Held On 26th March, 2023.

1.Paper I Booklet – A ,  
Paper I Booklet – B ,  
Paper I Booklet – C ,  
Paper I Booklet – D
2.Paper – II All Subjects (Booklets – A, B, C, D)
3.Paper – II Mathematical Sciences (Booklet – A)
4.Paper – II Mathematical Sciences (Booklet – B)
5.Paper – II Mathematical Sciences (Booklet – C)
6.Paper – II Mathematical Sciences (Booklet – D)

MH SET 2023 Result

Result will be declared along with scorecard and cut off for MH SET 2023.

The Result of 38th M-SET held on 26 March 2023,will be declared on 28 June 2023 before 6 pm.

Result of M-SET held on 26 March 2023

How to Check the MH SET 2023 Result?

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of MH SET.
  • Step 2: Click on the “Check Scorecard” link.
  • Step 3: Enter the login credentials like the application number, date of birth, and security pin.
  • Step 4: Download the scorecard and take a printout..

MH SET Exam Pattern 2023

The SET will be conducted offline in Objective Mode.

The Maharashtra State Eligibility Test (MH SET) 2023 Exam is an objective type examination. The exam consists of two papers which will be held in two sessions without a break on the same day.

Check set exam pattern below –

Session/Paper TypeNumber of MCQsMarksTime Duration
Session 1/Paper-1 (Teaching & Research aptitude)5050 x 2 = 1001 hour (10 AM-11 PM)
Session 2/Paper-2100100 x 2 = 2002 hours (11.30 AM-1.30 PM)
Total1503003 hours

Paper Details

  • Paper – I
    • Paper-I shall be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It is primarily designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate. Paper I shall consist of fifty (50) objective type compulsory questions, two marks each.
  • Paper – II
    • Paper-II shall consist of hundred (100) objective type compulsory questions, (except mathematical science) based on the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry two marks. In Mathematical Science, a student has to attempt all questions (100) either from Sections I & II or from Sections I & III only. The OMR sheets with questions attempted from both sections viz., II & III, will be rejected.

MH SET Exam Syllabus 2023

The Maharashtra State Eligibility Test for the States of Maharashtra & Goa will be conducted based on syllabi of UGC-NET & UGC-CSIR-NET.

Subject CodeSubject NameDownload
00General Paper on Teaching & Research Aptitude (Paper-I)Download
15Political ScienceDownload
16Defence & Strategic StudiesDownload
17Home ScienceDownload
18Library & Information ScienceDownload
19Journalism & Mass CommunicationDownload
20Social WorkDownload
21Public AdministrationDownload
30Mathematical SciencesDownload
31Environmental SciencesDownload
32Physical ScienceDownload
33Chemical SciencesDownload
34Life SciencesDownload
35Earth , Atmospheric , Ocean & Planetary ScienceDownload
37Computer Science & ApplicationDownload
38Electronics ScienceDownload
39Forensic ScienceDownload
71Physical EducationDownload

Important Links

NotificationClick Here
ProspectusClick Here