Maharashtra State Eligibility Test - MH SET

The Maharashtra State Eligibility Test (MH SET) is conducted by Pune University for the recruitment of eligible candidates for the post of Assistant Professor in colleges/universities of Maharashtra and Goa.
The test is conducted for 32 subjects under various faculties such as Physical Education, Education, Moral and Social Sciences, Mental, Law, Management, Science, Commerce and Arts.

MH SET Subjects with Code

Candidates are required to appear for any one of the following subjects, preferably in the subject where they have pursued their post-graduation. Whose post-graduation subject is not covered in the given list should appear in a related subject.
  • 01 Marathi
    PG Course: MA
    PG Subject: Marathi

  • 02 Hindi
    PG Course: MA
    PG Subject: Hindi

  • 03 English
    PG Course: MA
    PG Subject: English

  • 04 Sanskrit
    PG Course: MA
    PG Subject: Sanskrit

  • 05 Urdu
    PG Course: MA
    PG Subject: Urdu

  • 10 History
    PG Course: MA
    PG Subject: History, Archaeology

  • 11 Economics
    PG Course: MA/ MSc
    PG Subject: Economics, Home Economics, Financial Economics, Agribusiness Economics

  • 12 Philosophy
    PG Course: MA
    PG Subject: Philosophy

  • 13 Psychology
    PG Course: MA
    PG Subject: Psychology

  • 14 Sociology
    PG Course: MA
    PG Subject: Sociology

  • 15 Political Science
    PG Course: MA
    PG Subject: Politics/Political Science

  • 16 Defence & Strategic Studies
    PG Course: MA
    PG Subject: Defence Studies/ Defence & Strategic Studies

  • 17 Home Science
    PG Course: MSc/ MA
    PG Subject: Home Science

  • 18 Library & Information Science
    PG Course: MLib
    PG Subject: Library Science/Library & Information Science

  • 19 Journalism & Mass Communication
    PG Course: MA
    PG Subject: Journalism & Mass Communication/ Journalism

  • 20 Social Work
    PG Course: MA
    PG Subject: Social Work

  • 21 Public Administration
    PG Course: MA
    PG Subject: Public Administration

  • 30 Mathematical Science
    PG Course: MSc/ MA/ MTech (Science)
    PG Subject: Mathematics/ Mathematical Science/ Statistics/ Appl. Math/ Ind Maths

  • 31 Environmental Science
    PG Course: MSc
    PG Subject: Environmental Science/ Geoinformatics

  • 32 Physical Science
    PG Course: MSc
    PG Subject: Physics/ Physical Science/ Astrophysics

  • 33 Chemical Science
    PG Course: MSc
    PG Subject: Chemistry/ Chemical Science

  • 34 Life Science
    PG Course: MSc/ MTech (Science)
    PG Subject: Botany/ Zoology/ Microbiology/ Life Science/ Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/ Virology/ Bioinformatics/Genetics

  • 35 Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean & Planetary Science
    PG Course: MSc
    PG Subject: Geology/ Geoinformatics

  • 36 Geography
    PG Course: MA/ MSc
    PG Subject: Geography

  • 37 Computer Science & Application
    PG Course: MSc/ MCA/ MCS
    PG Subject: Computer Science & Application/ Computer Science / Information Technology/ Industrial Mathematics With Computer Application

  • 38 Electronic Science
    PG Course: MSc
    PG Subject: Electronic Science/ Instrumentation

  • 39 Forensic Science
    PG Course: MSc
    PG Subject: Forensic Science

  • 50 Commerce
    PG Course: MCom
    PG Subject: Commerce

  • 51 Management
    PG Subject: Management, Marketing, HR, Finance, IT

  • 60 Law
    PG Course: LLM
    PG Subject: Law

  • 70 Education
    PG Course: MEd/ MA
    PG Subject: Education

  • 71 Physical Education
    PG Course: MPEd
    PG Subject: Physical Education

MH SET Eligibility Criteria

  1. Candidate should have successfully completed their post graduation or other equivalent diploma or degree courses from a recognized university or institute with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks (50% for SC/ST/PH/VH and OBC/SBC/DT/NT (non-creamy layer) categories) to be eligible to appear for MH SET.

  2. There is no upper age limit for candidates to appear for MH SET.

  3. Candidates who have appeared for their final year post-graduation exams are also eligible to apply for MH SET.

MH SET Application Process

  1. Candidates are required to apply online by visiting the official website.

  2. After the completion of the application process, candidates can take a print out of the application form and keep it for future reference.

MH SET Application Fees

  • General: Rs 550
  • OBC/ SBC/ DT(A)/ NT(B)/ NT(C)/ NT(D) (Non Creamy Layer Category only)/ SC/ ST/ PH/ VH:  Rs 450
Application fees can be paid online using credit/ debit card/ net banking only. Fees may vary depending on year of examination and policies.

MH SET Exam Centers

  1. Mumbai
  2. Nagpur
  3. Pune
  4. Panji (Goa)
  5. Kolhapur
  6. Solapur
  7. Nashik
  8. Chandrapur
  9. Jalgoan
  10. Gadchiroli
  11. Aurangabad
  12. Ahmednagar
  13. Nanded
  14. Dhule
  15. Amravati

MH SET Contact Information

SET Department
Savitribai Phule Pune University
Phone Number: 020 25692527, 25601289
Email Address:
Official Website:
Phone Number: 02025692527

MH SET Dates

  • End of applications process: First Week of November
  • Issue of Admit Cards: January
  • MH SET Exam Date: Last week of January
  • For latest dates see notifications

MH SET Exam Pattern

No. of Papers: 3
Question Type: Objective

Paper I is general in nature and questions in Paper II and III are based on the subject a candidate chooses.

Paper I
Number of Questions:
 60 (Questions to be attempted - 50)
Marks: 100
Duration: 1.25 Hours

Paper II
Number of Questions: 50 (Questions to be attempted – All)
Marks: 100
Duration: 1.25 Hours

Paper III
Number of Questions: 75 (Questions to be attempted – All)
Marks: 150
Duration: 2.5 Hours

Total Questions: 185 (Questions to be attempted: 175)
Total Marks: 350
Duration: 5 Hours

Marking Scheme: two marks for each correct answer and there is no negative marking for any wrong responses.

Note: In Paper I, if more than 50 questions are attempted by the candidate then only the first fifty questions attempted will be evaluated.

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