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those candidates are eligible to appear in the GSET who have completed
/ are studying in the final year of a UGC specified Master' s degree.
who have secured at least 55% marks (General) (without rounding
off) in Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination from
universities/institutions recognised by UGC in Humanities (including
languages) and Social Science, Computer Science & Applications,
Sciences are eligible for this Test. The Other Backward Classes (OBC) belonging to non-creamy layer / Scheduled Caste
(SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ Physically Handicapped (PH)/ Visually
Handicapped (VH) category candidates who have secured at least 50%
marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent
examination are eligible for this Test.
- Candidates who have appeared OR
will be appearing in the final year at the qualifying Master’s degree
examination or whose result is still awaited OR
candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also
apply for the Test. However, such candidates will be admitted
provisionally and shall be considered eligible for Lectureship only
after they have passed their Master’s degree examination or equivalent
with at least 55% marks (50% marks in case of Other Backward Classes (OBC) belonging to non-creamy layer / SC/ST/PH/VH category
candidates). These candidates must obtain their P.G. degree / marksheet
within two years from the date of SET Examination with required
percentage of marks, failing which they will be treated as disqualified.
Ph.D. degree holders whose Master’s level examination had been
completed by 19th September, 1991 (irrespective of date of declaration
of result) shall be eligible for a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks
(i.e., from 55% to 50%) for appearing in the SET Examination.
candidates who are studying in the first year of two years course or in
first two semesters of a four semesters course of Master's Degree
cannot appear for this test.
- Candidates are required to appear for GSET in the subject of their Post Graduation only. In
case the subject of a candidate is not included in the list of GSET
subjects, the candidates may appear in UGC NET / UGC – CSIR NET which
is held twice a year.
- There is no upper age limit.
- The candidates who have passed M.Sc.( by Research) are not eligible to appear for the SET Exam. As per the U.G.C. Rules.
belonging to SC / ST / PH / VH / OBC(Cast Certificate alongwith latest Non - Creamy Layer
certificate) category are required to submit an attested copy of their
Certificate alongwith the Online Printout of their Application Forms.
Other candidates are not required to submit any certificates /
documents in support of their eligibility along with printout of their
Application Form. Therefore, the candidates, in their own interest,
must satisfy themselves about their eligibility for the Test. In the
event of any ineligibility detected by the agency at any stage, their
candidature will be cancelled and their candidature will be cancelled
and they shall be liable for legal action.
having post-graduate diploma/certificate awarded by Indian
University/Institute or 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 Association of
Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi. (www.aiuweb.org)
may note that the verification of eligibility conditions with reference
to the documents as may be called for will be taken up only after the
candidate has qualified in the Test. If in the event of you being found
ineligible at any stage for the award due to any reason (including
unintentional computer error or printer’s devil etc.), the award may be
withdrawn by Gujarat SET Agency.
qualified/not-qualified candidate will not get any marksheet from SET
agency. The SET agency will issue certificates to the qualifying
EXEMPTION (ELIGIBILITY FOR LECTURESHIP)
- Exemption from SET will be as per decisions taken by the UGC and State Government from time to time.
- NET/SET shall remain the minimum eligibility
condition for recruitment and appointment of Lecturers in
Universities/Colleges/Institutions. Provided, however, that
candidates, who are or have been awarded Ph.D. Degree in
compliance of the “University Grants Commission (minimum
standards and procedure for award of Ph.D. Degree), Regulation
2009, shall be exempt from the requirement of the minimum
eligibility condition of NET/SET for recruitment and appointment
of Assistant Professor or equivalent positions in
Universities/Colleges/Institutions.” The candidates who have
passed the UGC/CSIR JRF examination prior to 1989 are also
exempted from appearing in NET.
- For SET Candidates: The
candidates who have cleared the State Eligibility Test (SET) accredited
by UGC for eligibility for Lectureship held prior to 1st June 2002, are
exempted from appearing in NET, being eligible to apply for Lectureship
anywhere in India. For SET held from 1st June 2002 onwards, the
qualified candidates are eligible to apply for the post of lecturer
only in the universities/ colleges belonging to the state from where
they have cleared their SET.