MH SET 2021: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility Criteria

MH SET 2021

MH SET 2021 – 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 2021 Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card etc. below here.

MH SET Exam 2021 Latest News

Savitribai Phule Pune University has announced the 37th MH SET exam date 2021.

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.

  • Examination Modes: Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body: Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU)

MH-SET Exam 2021 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 2021 Notification

The advertisement for the MH-SET 2021 Exam has been released.

The official notification

MH SET 2021 Notification

Download the Notification –

MH SET Exam Notification 2021 (In English)

MH SET Exam Notification 2021 (In Marathi)

MH-SET Exam 2021 Dates

Start of Online Application17 May 2021
Last date to apply online MH SET 202110 June 2021 till 6 PM
Last date for payment of Fee by online mode10 June 2021
Start of Corrections in the online application form11 June 2021
Last date for Corrections in the online application form19 June 2021
MH SET 2021 Admit Card Availability16 September 2021
MH SET Exam Date 202126 September 2021
Release of MH SET 2021 Answer keyto be announced
MH SET 2021 Result DeclarationTo be announced

MH SET 2021 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 2021

MH-SET Educational Qualification

  • The candidate must have a UGC Recognized Master’s degree in a subject of SET.
  • If you hold a PG degree/diploma/certificate issued by an Indian University or Foreign Institute, you can refer to Indian Universities from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi ( to determine its equivalent degree
  • The candidates who are studying in the first year of two years Masters 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.
  • The candidates who are pursuing their Master’s degree or equivalent course or candidates who have appeared for their qualifying Master’s degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this test.
  • The applicants of other States (other than Maharashtra & Goa) who belong to reserved categories will be treated as Open category.
  • Candidates can appear for SET in the subject of their Post-Graduation only. 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.

MH-SET Minimum Marks Required

CategoryMarks Required
OBC/SBC/DT(VJ)/NT/SEBC (belonging to non-creamy layer) and SC/ST/ PH/VH/Trans-genders/PwDMinimum 50% marks
For othersMinimum 55% marks

MH-SET 2021 Reservation

The reservation policy of the state of Maharashtra and Goa states are applicable on MH-SET 2021.

MH SET 2021 Application Process

To apply online for MH SET 2021 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 2021

Steps given below to complete the MH SET 2021 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 2021 Application Fee

OBC/SBC/DT(A)/NT(B)/NT(C)/NT(D)/SEBC (Non Creamy Layer Category Only)/ Open EWS)/SC/ST/PH/VH/Transgenders/OrphanRs.650

MH SET 2021 Examination Centres

The MH-SET will be conducted at the following 15 city centers only –

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

MH SET Exam Pattern 2021

The Maharashtra State Eligibility Test (MH SET) 2021 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

MH-SET 2021 Prospectus

For more details and to apply online – Visit