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  • The Test will consist of three papers. All the three papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be held on 19th OCtober 2014(SUNDAY) in two separate sessions as under:

  • Session



    Number of Question


    First I 100 60 out of which 50 question to be attempted 09.30 A.M. to 10.45 A.M.
    First II 100 50 questions all are compulsory 11.00 A.M. to 12.15 P.M.
    Second III 150 75 questions all are compulsory 02.00 P.M. to 4.30 P.M

  • Paper-I shall be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate. Sixty (60) multiple choice questions of two marks each will be given, out of which the candidate would be required to answer any fifty (50). In the event of the candidate attempting more than fifty questions, the first fifty questions attempted by the candidate would be evaluated.

  • Paper-II shall consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions based on the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks.

  • Paper-III will consist of 75 objective type compulsory questions from the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks.

  • Syllabus of Test: All questions of Paper-II and Paper-III will be compulsory, covering entire syllabus (including all electives, without options). Syllabi for all Gujarat SET(GSET) subjects can be downloaded from the Gujarat SET Website www.gujaratset.ac.in . Gujarat SET Agency will not send the syllabus to individual candidates.
  • For Science Subjects i.e. Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences & Life Sciences, the syllabus is same as of the CSIR-NET. However, the examination Pattern will be same as of the UGC-NET, described above.

  • All old examination ' s Questions Papers for Paper - I, Paper - II and Paper - III for all the subjects are available in our website.

  • No Negative Marking.

  • Candidates are required to appear in all three papers. A candidate who does not appear in Paper-I and II will not be permitted to appear in Paper-III.

  • The questions in all three papers will appear both in Gujarati and English versions (except for languages and science subjects). In case of any discrepancy in Gujarati and English version of questions in Paper-I, II and III, the English Version should be taken as final.

  • The candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III on the ICR answer sheet provided separately.

  • The detailed instructions for filling up the ICR Answer Sheet will be uploaded on GSET website www.gujaratset.ac.in . It may noted that instructions to candidates will not be sent to the candidate by post.

  • For Visually Handicapped (VH)candidates, thirty (30) minutes’ extra time shall be provided separately for paper-I and Paper-II. For paper-III, forty five (45) minutes’ extra time shall be provided. They will also be provided the services of a scribe who would be a graduate in a subject other than that of the candidate. Those Physically Handicapped (PH) candidates who are not in a position to write in their own hand-writing can also avail these services by making prior request (at least one week before the date of Gujarat SET Examination) in writing to the Gujarat SET office, Vadodara. Extra time and facility of scribe would not be provided to other Physically Handicapped (PH) candidates.


This will comprise of following steps:
  • Step I: Minimum marks to be obtained in Gujarat SET (GSET) for considering a candidate for eligibility for lectureship:
    The candidates are required to obtain following minimum marks separately in Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III as given below:

  • CATEGORY Minimum Marks (%) to be obtained
    GENERAL 40 (40%) 40 (40%) 75 (50 %)
    OBC(Non-creamy layer)/SC/ST/PH/VH 35 (35%) 35 (35%) 60 (40 %)

  • Step II: Amongst those candidates who have cleared step I, a merit list will be prepared subject-wise and category-wise using the aggregate marks of all the three papers secured by such candidates.

  • Step III: Top 15% candidates (for each subject and category), from the merit list mentioned under step II, will be declared Gujarat SET (GSET) qualified for eligibility for lectureship.

  • It may be noted that the above qualifying criteria decided by GSET is final and binding.

  • There is no provision of re - evaluations of papers.
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