Savitribai Phule Pune University announced that the Maharashtra SET exams have been postponed until further notice. The decision was taken by the university keeping in mind the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19 in the states of Maharashtra and Goa. The test is conducted for the recruitment of assistant professors. The exam was to be held on June 28, 2020.
Aspiring candidates should be prepared with necessary documents, and be familiar with the eligibility criteria, the number of vacancies, and the selection process before the exams. The revised schedule will be released soon on the official website and candidates must check the website from time to time. So that they do not miss any important notification.
How to apply for the SET Exam?
- Before applying online, candidates are advised to go through detailed notification available on the SET website – setexam.unipune.ac.in
- Do check the exam date, eligibility criteria, syllabus and other such necessary information provided before filing the form to avoid rejection of your application form.
Maharashtra SET Exam Details:-
The exam is objective type and it is conducted offline. Both the papers will consist of only objective type questions.The exam has two papers. The duration of the first paper is 1 hour and the duration of the second paper is 2 hours.
In the first paper, the questions are to assess the research aptitude of the candidate. The paper is designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking, and general awareness of the candidate. The paper consists of 50 objective type questions and two marks for each.
In the second paper, there are 100 objective type 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 100 questions either from sections 1 and 2 or from sections 1 and 3 only. The OMR sheet of candidates attempting questions from both sections 2 and 3 will get rejected.
The question paper 2 covers the updated syllabus for all subjects except life Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Earth Atmospheric, Ocean, and Planetary Science.
On the OMR sheet, students have to mark the correct answers for the questions of both paper – 1 and paper – 2. The best part of this exam is there is no negative marking.
The lockdown has disturbed the academic calendar and delayed all the competitive and entrance exams for various courses. The new dates of all the state and national level exams will be announced soon when this lockdown is lifted. The government has assured the guidelines will be issued in the best interest of the students.