Savitribai Phule Pune University conducted Maharashtra SET 2016 on May 29 for which a total of 85,497 candidates were enrolled and now the Maharashtra SET results are expected to be announced in July. The result of Maharashtra SET exam 2016 will be published online at the official site www.setexam.unipune.ac.in.
Following the authorization from University Grants Commission, Maharashtra government conducts State Eligibility Test (SET) for determining eligibility of candidates for being appointed as Assistant Professor. Savitribai Phule Pune University (formerly University of Pune) function as the State Agency of Maharashtra government for conducting the State Eligibility Test (SET).
Maharashtra SET 2016 was conducted for 32 subjects on May 29 in two sessions, first session from 10 am to 12.30 pm followed by second session from 2 pm to 4.30 pm. The test consisted of three papers. Maharashtra SET exam 2016 was conducted at 15 centers, namely, Mumbai, Pune, Kolhapur, Nashik, Jalgaon, Aurangabad, Nanded, Amravati, Nagpur, Goa, Solapur, Chandrapur, Gadchiroli, Ahmednagar and Dhule.
General category candidates are required to score minimum 40 percent marks in paper 1 & paper 2 and 50 percent marks in paper 3 while candidates belonging to reserved categories are required to score minimum 35 percent and 40 percent marks respectively. University will prepare a merit list subject-wise and category-wise using the aggregate marks of all the three papers. Top 15 percent candidates from Maharashtra SET merit list will be declared SET qualified for eligibility for Assistant Professor.
The past record of Maharashtra SET result shows very low passing percentage as only 3 to 4 percent candidates manage to qualify the test. Last Maharashtra SET exam held on September 6, 2015, recorded 4.31 passing percentage. Total 67,754 candidates took the test last year and out of them, 2,918 candidates were declared SET qualified.
The University has not revealed the date for Maharashtra SET result 2016 declaration, we expect the same to be done in the month of July. Latest update regarding the result date will be notified here in the meantime.