UOP Logo State Eligibility Test (SET) for Assistant Professor
Accredited by U.G.C. & Conducted by
Savitribai Phule Pune University state Agency
(Formerly University Of Pune)

EXAMINATION SCHEME

a) The SET will be conducted in Objective Mode. The test will consist of three papers. All the three papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be held on the day of Examination in three separate sessions as under:

Session Paper Number of Multiple Choice Questions Marks Duration
First I 60 out of which 50 questions are to be attempted 50 x 2 = 100  1 1/4 hours (10.00 a.m. to 11.15 a.m.)
Second II 50 questions all of which are compulsory 50 x 2 = 100 1 1/4 hours (11.45 a.m. to 01.00 p.m.)
Third III 75 questions all of which are compulsory 75 x 2 = 150 2 1/2 hours (02.30 p.m. to 05.00 p.m.)

N.B. :- The students should ensure that the entries on the OMR Sheets of Papers I, II & III are made correctly.

b) 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 I has 4 sets with 4 different Test Booklet Codes viz. A, B, C, D. Student has to ensure before making entries on the OMR Sheets that the same Test Booklet Code is pre-printed and pre-shaded on the OMR sheet (Answer sheet) of Paper I.

Paper-II shall consist of fifty (50) objective type compulsory 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 questions (50) either from Sections I & II or from Sections I & III only.

Paper II of each subject has 4 sets with 4 different Test Booklet Codes viz., A, B, C, D. Student has to ensure that the same Test Booklet Code is pre-printed and pre-shaded on the OMR sheet (Answer sheet) of Paper II.

Paper-III will consist of 75 objective type compulsory questions, (except mathamatical science) based on the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry two marks. In Mathematical Science, a student has to attempt all questions (75) either from Sections I & II or from Sections I & III only.

Paper III of each subject has 4 sets with 4 different Test Booklet Codes viz., A, B, C, D. Student has to ensure that the same Test Booklet Code is pre-printed and pre-shaded on the OMR sheet (Answer sheet) of Paper III.

Top part of the OMR sheet will be given to each student as sample OMR along with Admit Card to practice writing and shading of Seat No. and Subject Code.

All questions of Paper-II and Paper-III will be compulsory, covering entire syllabus (INCLUDING ALL ELECTIVES.).

The Candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of Paper-I, Paper-II & Paper-III on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) Sheet provided along with the Test Booklet. No corrections in the OMR sheets are permitted. 

The detailed instructions for marking the subject code, seat number and responses on the OMR sheet are given under item No. 15 on page 15. It may be noted that these instructions to candidates will not be sent to any of the candidate by post.

c) The candidate has to return the original OMR sheet to the invigilator on conclusion of each session. However, the candidates are allowed to carry the Test Booklet of Papers I, II and III along with duplicate copy of OMR sheets (carbonless copy) on conclusion of examination only.

d) There will be no negative marking.

e) The syllabus of Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III for all subjects is available on website http://setexam.unipune.ac.in Please ignore the instructions given for Paper III under syllabus of respective subject since all three papers have MCQs. The State Agency will not send the syllabus to individual candidates.