MH SET Cut Off 2023: Check Subject & Category-wise Cut Off Marks Here

Maharashtra State Eligibility Test 2024 ( MH SET )

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Dewesh Nandan Prasad

Dewesh Nandan PrasadAssociate Senior Executive

Updated on Mar 15, 2024 10:56 IST

MH SET cutoff 2023 will be released by the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU)  soon on the official website. The cutoff marks will be released subject-wise and category-wise. Candidates who are able to obtain the qualifying cut off marks in the MH SET 2023 exam will be declared qualified in the MH SET exam. The Universities will provide MH SET e-certificates through which they can apply for the post of Assistant Professors in the colleges and universities of Maharashtra & Goa.

The MH SET cut off is released as an aggregate in both Paper 1 and Paper 2. As per the UGC directives, six per cent of the candidates who appeared in both the papers are declared to be qualified. The MH SET 2023 exam was held on March 26, 2023. 

Q:   I have secured the minimum qualifying marks for the MH SET exam for Assistant Professor; still I am not qualified, why?

A:

The candidates need to qualify for both papers that are paper 1 and paper 2 in order to be eligible to qualify for the MH SET exam. The candidates have to score a minimum of 40 per cent marks (Unreserved category) and 35 per cent of marks to qualify for the MH SET exam. However, among the candidates crossing the minimum qualifying marks, the top 6 per cent of the candidates will be made qualified for the Assistant Professor.

 

Q:   What is the criteria for becoming a government lecturer after cracking MH SET exam?

A:

Eligibility to be a Lecturer:

  1. Educational Qualification To be eligible to be a lecturer one should hold at least a Master Degree in any of the relevant subject with at least 55% marks in it. Higher qualifications are always preferred.
  2. Interested candidate has to appear in MH SET exam which is held twice a year and pass it.This is the only hurdle to be cleared to be eligible to get a job as a lecturer In a college. 
  3. After clearing MH SET exam one is eligible for applying as a lecturer in any college affiliated with any of the university recognised by UGC in Maharashtra. Clearing of MH SET does not gives guarantee of any job it is just a condition to be cleared. One has to individually apply against the post advertised by various colleges from time to time in the mass media.College authorities can appoint a lecture by their own means. They may take a written test followed by an interview to select the deserving candidate or a walk in interview may be the criterion for the selection.
 

Q:   Do I have to take private coaching to crack the MH SET exam or can I prepare for the MH SET exam by myself?

A:
It is not necessary to take private coaching to crack the MH SET exam. You can prepare for the exam on your own by following a structured and disciplined approach to study. Here are some tips for preparing for the MH SET exam without private coaching:
A) Understand the Syllabus: Before starting your preparation, go through the MH SET syllabus for your subject and understand the topics and subtopics that are covered in the exam.
B) Study Material: Collect and refer to good quality study material such as textbooks, reference books, and online resources to cover the entire syllabus.
C) Make a Study Plan: Make a study plan that suits your schedule and follow it consistently. Allocate time for each topic and subtopic, and revise regularly.
D) Practice with Previous Year's Question Papers: Solve previous year's question papers to get an idea about the exam pattern, types of questions, and difficulty level. This can help you to identify the important topics and prioritize your preparation accordingly.
E) Take Online Mock Tests: Take online mock tests to evaluate your preparation level, identify your strengths and weaknesses, and improve your speed and accuracy.
F) Stay Motivated: Stay motivated and focused throughout your preparation. Set achievable goals, reward yourself for achieving them, and keep a positive attitude.
G) Stay Informed: Keep yourself updated with the latest news and updates regarding the MH SET exam, such as exam dates, changes in the syllabus, and other important information.
Therefore, it is possible to crack the MH SET exam without private coaching by following a structured and disciplined approach to study. With the right study material, dedication, and hard work, you can achieve success in the exam.
 

MH SET Cutoff 2023

The MH SET 2023 cut off marks will be announced soon on the official website. Candidates can download the MH SET cutoff by following the steps mentioned below:

  • Visit the official website- https://setexam.unipune.ac.in
  • Click on the result link
  • Select exam date
  • Click on the link stating ‘Qualifying Cut-off Percentage’
  • Download the cutoff PDF

Q:   Is there any subject wise cutoff for MH SET?

A:

Yes, the Savitiribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) releases the MH SET cut off in PDF format which comprises subject and category-wise for the candidates who have taken the MH SET exam. The candidates securing more than equal to cut off marks in their category will be considered qualified for the assistant professorship and PhD scholarship.

 

Q:   What is the difficulty level of MH SET exam?

A:

The difficulty level of the MH SET exam may vary from subject to subject and from one exam cycle to another. However, in general, the MH SET exam is considered to be a moderately difficult exam that tests the candidates' knowledge, comprehension, analytical and reasoning abilities, and research aptitude. The exam consists of two papers - Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 is common for all candidates and tests the candidates' teaching and research aptitude, reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking, and general awareness. Paper 2 consists of questions based on the subject chosen by the candidate and tests the candidates' knowledge and understanding of the subject. The exam is conducted in an online mode and consists of multiple-choice questions (MCQs). The questions are designed to test the candidates' conceptual understanding and application of the subject. The exam is conducted for a total of 300 marks, with Paper 1 carrying 100 marks and Paper 2 carrying 200 marks. Overall, the MH SET exam is considered to be a challenging exam that requires thorough preparation and a clear understanding of the exam pattern and syllabus

 

Q:   How can I prepare for MH SET exam?

A:

As we all know that the difficulty level of MH SET is very high. To get sure shot success in this exam, you must be highly passionate and dedicated towards your studies.

  • First of all, collect the basic information regarding the subject like its eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, best books, etc.
  • Get aware of all the latest notifications related to the exam to know about the exam activities.
  • Analyze the complete MH SET Syllabus and make a preparation strategy. Start the preparation with Paper-1 syllabus because it is simpler than the Paper 2. You must finish it as soon as you can.
  • Make short notes for last time revision.
  • Manage time properly. Give time to the topics according to their importance level.
  • Solve previous years question papers and practice online mock test papers.
  • Be positive, be hopeful and be confident.
 

MH SET 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of MH SET 2024 exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

07 Apr '23

MH SET Exam

MH SET 2023 Expected cut off

The candidates who are waiting for the MH SET 2023 result and cut off and the result must go through the MH SET expected cut off to get an idea of the raise cut off.  The expected cut off is based on the previous year cut off list:

Subject

General Category

SC Category

ST Category

OBC (NCL) Category

Marathi

48.67

44.67

42

45.33

Hindi

54

42.67

42

45.33

English

54

48

43.33

48.67

Sanskrit

60.67

42.67

48

52.67

Urdu

62

0.00

0.00

60

History

51.33

46

43.33

46.67

Economics

57.33

48.67

44.67

52

Philosophy

62

47.33

44

48

Psychology

58.67

47.33

45.33

48.67

Sociology

53.33

45.33

42

46.67

Political Science

56

50

45.33

51.33

Defence & Strategic Studies

70

41.33

45.33

58

Home Science

57.33

52

50

50

Library & Information Science

54.67

47.33

44.67

50

Journalism & Mass Communication

56

46.67

48

50

Social Work

53.33

48.67

44.67

48

Public Administration

55.33

45.33

40

53.33

Mathematical Sciences

53.33

46.67

41.33

46.67

Environmental Sciences

62

55.33

50.67

58.67

Physical Science

52.67

45.33

42

46.67

Chemical Sciences

52.67

46.67

42.67

46.67

Life Sciences

54.67

47.33

43.33

48.67

Earth , Atmospheric , Ocean & Planetary Science

57.33

52

47.33

49.33

Geography

52

46.67

42

48

Computer Science & Application

50

44.67

43.33

44.67

Electronics Science

52

46

39.33

47.33

Forensic Science

58

54.67

40

54

Commerce

55.33

47.33

44.67

50

Management

60

52.67

52.67

54

Law

58

50

47.33

52

Education

56

50

47.33

52

Physical Education

53.33

47.33

44

46.67

Q:   What is the scope after qualifying MH SET?

A:

The MH SET exam is taken for candidates who are interested in Ph.D research and teaching as Assistant professor in colleges and universities in India. However, there are other career opportunities other than being Assistant Professor or a Research Scholar. The candidates who qualified for the MH SET exam can apply for the PSUs (Public Sector Undertakings) such as Indian Oil Corporation limited (IOCL), Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC), Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), etc. 

The candidates who do not want to join any PSU can take up other options like online tutors, open their own coaching centres, guest faculty, consultants, Lab Trainers, IP leads, Authors, Editors, Transmission Executives, Program Executive, etc. 

For conclusion we can say that the candidates qualifying for the MH SET exam can take up any job they want or start their own business after clearing one of the most the toughest exams in India.

 

Q:   I have not cleared the MH SET exam. Can I appear for the exam again?

A:

Yes you can definitely appear for the MH SET exam again If you did not clear it in the first attempt. The MH SET exam is conducted twice a year by the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) for the selection of Assistant Professor in various Maharashtra, Gujrat and Goa Universities and Colleges. 

There is no limit on the number o attempts that you can makefor the MH SET exam. However, you have to fulfill the eligibility criteria for the exam, which include having master's  degree with at least 55 per cent marks (50 per cent for reserved categories) or equivalent from the UGC recognised University.

 

Q:   Is it possible to change the exam centre after submitting the MH SET application form?

A:

No, it is not possible to change the exam center after submitting the MH SET application form. The exam center once allotted by the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) is final and cannot be changed under any circumstances. Therefore, candidates are advised to carefully choose their preferred exam center while filling up the application form. However, in case of any errors or discrepancies in the MH SET City Intimation Slip, candidates can contact the (SPPU) helpdesk for assistance. The (SPPU) may consider requests for corrections or changes in case of genuine mistakes on their part, but this is subject to the discretion of the (SPPU). Therefore, it is important to carefully review all the details in the MH SET City Intimation Slip after downloading it from the official website and contact the (SPPU) helpdesk in case of any discrepancies or issues.

 

Previous Years' MH SET Cut Off Marks

Have a look at the cut off marks of the previous years' MH SET exam below.

MH SET Cutoff 2020

The MH SET December 2020 cut off was announced subject-wise and category-wise by the university. Have a look.

Subject

General Category

SC Category

ST Category

OBC (NCL) Category

Marathi

48.67

43.33

41.33

44

Hindi

53.33

46.67

42

49.33

English

54

47.33

44.67

48

Sanskrit

58.67

46

0.00

50.67

Urdu

66

0.00

0.00

62.67

History

49.33

44.67

42

46

Economics

54

44.67

43.33

49.33

Philosophy

53.33

48

38

48

Psychology

54

44.67

51.33

48.67

Sociology

52

43.33

42.67

46.67

Political Science

55.33

50

45.33

52

Defence & Strategic Studies

62

48.67

44.67

58.67

Home Science

53.33

47.33

42

49.33

Library & Information Science

54.67

49.33

49.33

51.33

Journalism & Mass Communication

54.67

46

41.33

49.33

Social Work

52.67

50

47.33

50

Public Administration

52.67

43.33

43.33

48.67

Mathematical Sciences

52

44

42

46

Environmental Sciences

56.67

51.33

49.33

52.67

Physical Science

52.67

42.67

41.33

45.33

Chemical Sciences

52.67

46

42.67

47.33

Life Sciences

52.67

44.67

42.67

48

Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean & Planetary Science

54.67

49.33

45.33

50.67

Geography

52

47.33

44.67

48

Computer Science & Application

49.33

44.67

38.67

44

Electronics Science

52

46.67

42.67

46.67

Forensic Science

55.33

52

37.33

54

Commerce

52.67

44

42.67

46.67

Management

54.67

49.33

44.67

50

Law

57.33

54

52.67

54

Education

53.33

49.33

44.67

48.67

Physical Education

51.33

44

44.67

48

Download Subject-wise and Category-wise MH SET Cut Off 2020 - Click Here

MH SET Cutoff 2019

Given in the table below are subject-wise MH SET 2019 cutoffs for General, Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Other Backward Class - Non-Creamy Layer (OBC - NCL) categories.

MH SET Subjects

General Category

SC Category

ST Category

OBC (NCL) Category

Marathi

47.33

43.33

40

43.33

Hindi

53.33

46

45.33

46.67

English

57.33

49.33

46.67

51.33

Sanskrit

63.33

50

42.67

56.67

Urdu

68

0.00

0.00

66

History

52

46

42.67

47.33

Economics

55.33

49.33

46

51.33

Philosophy

53.33

45.33

40.67

52.67

Psychology

54.67

45.33

44.67

47.33

Sociology

51.33

44.67

44

46.67

Political Science

59.33

53.33

49.33

54

Defence & Strategic Studies

64

45.33

46.67

56

Home Science

57.33

51.33

45.33

50.67

Library & Information Science

56

50.67

48.67

51.33

Journalism & Mass Communication

56.67

48.67

45.33

52

Social Work

56

51.33

48

52.67

Public Administration

54

48.67

46.67

53.33

Mathematical Sciences

52

44

42

46.67

Environmental Sciences

55.33

49.33

45.33

51.33

Physical Science

51.33

44.67

41.33

45.33

Chemical Sciences

54.67

45.33

42.67

47.33

Life Sciences

54

47.33

42.67

48.67

Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean & Planetary Science

54

44.67

44.67

52

Geography

53.33

48

44.67

49.33

Computer Science & Application

48

43.33

40.67

44

Electronics Science

54

52

40

49.33

Forensic Science

58

51.33

35.33

52

Commerce

53.33

45.33

43.33

47.33

Management

60

55.33

46.67

54

Law

54

49.33

44.67

49.33

Education

52.67

48

44.67

50

Physical Education

53.33

46.67

43.33

50

Note: The official website informs, “The cutoff marks are approved category-wise in the respective subject by the UGC recommended committees only. Hence, the category should be correctly entered in the online application form. Change of category will not be allowed after the examination.”

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MH SET exam offers an array of 32 subjects to choose from for the examination. You can choose either of these 32 subjects which you find the most aligning to your domain of vocational subject. If your post graduation subject is not covered in the given list, you may choose a related subject as per t

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Saanya Kalra

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Answered 2 months ago

The Maharashtra State Eligibility Test (MH SET) results can be accessed by following the steps given below:

  • Visit the official website of the exam.
  • Click on the Result link.
  • Select the exam date.
  • Select any one of the two (With Marks/ Without Marks) to check the result with or without marks.
  • Enter the fo

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Dewesh Nandan Prasad

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

The MH SET (Maharashtra State Eligibility Test) result will be released by the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) after the release of the MH SET final answer key. Candidates will able to check their MH SET result/scorecard through the candidates' login on the official website. The result will

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Dewesh Nandan Prasad

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Candidate who were eager for the MH SET 2024 notification are informed that it is released officially by the Savitribai Phule Pune university on January 5, 2024 and last date is January 31,2024.

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Sukhendra Kumar Kushwaha

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Answered 2 months ago

The candidates will be able to calcuclate their marks secured in the MH SET (Maharashtra State Eligibility Test) exam from the provisional answer key by following the steps given below:

  • Mark the correct answers by comparing the response sheet ith the answer key
  • Count all the correct answers
  • Multiply th

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Dewesh Nandan Prasad

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Answered 2 months ago

The candidates will be able to raise objections against the MH SET answer key by following the steps given below:

  • The candidates need to pay Rs. 1000/- per objections. The fee must be paid through DD on any branch of Bank of Maharashtra or HDFC Bank in favor of “Finance & Accounts Officer, Savitribai

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Dewesh Nandan Prasad

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Answered 2 months ago

The steps to download the MH SET (Maharashtra State Eligibility Test) provisional answer key aregiven below:

  • Go to the official website
  • Click on the MH SET provisional answer key
  • The login page will appear on the screen 
  • Fill out the login credentials and 
  • The MH SET answer key PDF will appear on the scr

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Dewesh Nandan Prasad

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Answered 2 months ago

The Maharashtra State Eligibility Test (MH SET) answer key will be released in the month of April 2024 (tentatively). As the Savitribai Phule Pune University releases the MH SET provisional answer key within 20 days of the conduction of the exam. The proisional answer key can be used by the candidat

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Dewesh Nandan Prasad

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The MH SET exam conducted by the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) does not have a Personal Interview round. The selection of candidates for the award eligibility for Assistant Professor which is based solely on the performance of the candidates in the written exam conducted in two papers - Pa

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