SET Exam 2013 dates announced

SET Exam 2013 dates announced-apply online

Maharashtra State Eligibility Test for Lectureship (SET)

PUNE : After a delay of over a year now, the state government has declared the dates for the SET Exam 2013 State Eligibility Test held for the posts of lecturers.. The SET Exam 2013 will take place on 17 February all over the state as per the new pattern.

The UoP conducts the exam in Maharashtra and Goa and close to 40,000 candidates register for it each year. Usually SET Exam 2013 will be conducted in the month of November.Meanwhile, candidates who were preparing for the SET exam were in a dilemma. The UGC had announced the dates for the national eligibility test (NET) to be held on December 23. Students here feared there will be very little gap between the two exams. The SET exams are usually conducted in November, however, delay in the UGC approval forced the UoP to conduct it in February 2013.

SET exam conducted by the University Grants Commission (UGC), is a qualifying examination for those aspiring to join the teaching field.

An official at the University of Pune, said, “The SET exam will be held with the new pattern. The third paper of 150 marks has become objective. From now, the pass percentage for open category candidates is 65%, OBC is 60% and Schedule Caste (SC) and Schedule Tribe (ST) is 55%.”

Candidates can apply online till December 31 at The hard copy of the form has to be submitted to the SET centre before January 8.   

The admit cards will be provided to all candidates ten days before the exam, said a statement issued by the UoP.

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