Gujarat State Eligibility Test 2019

Admit card: 20 Dec 2019 (Tentative)

Pen & Paper Mode

Admit card: 20 Dec 2019

GUJ SET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 900
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara (MSUB)
  • Courses:PhD Arts
  • Streams:Arts

GUJ SET 2019 - GSET Dates (Released), Application form, Eligibility

Updated On - December 14 2019 by Akriti Maurya

GUJ SET 2019 will be conducted by the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara (Nodal Agency) for selecting the candidates for Assistant Professor/ Lectureship. The exam is organised once in a year at the State Level. There are 11 exam centres where this exam is organized in the Gujarat state. The exam for GSET 2019 will be conducted on 29 December 2019. The candidates can read the complete article to know all about Gujarat STET 2019 important dates, application form, eligibility criteria, admit card, exam pattern, syllabus, result, counselling, etc.

Latest Updates

  • GSET 2019 exam to be held on 29 December 2019.

GUJ SET 2019 Admit Card

The applicants are advised to download the GUJ SET 2019 Admit Card from the official website. The hall ticket is mandatory in the examination hall. Candidates can go through the below-given points-

  1. The candidates are advised to get xerox of hall ticket & other important documents.
  2. The examination hall ticket will be uploaded on GSET website 7 days before Examination day.
  3. The hall ticket will have the details like:
    • Candidate's Name
    • Examination centre
    • Timing of exam
    • Mode of the exam

     4. The candidates are requested to carry an identity proof along with the hall ticket for verification purpose like:

    • Aadhar card/driving license/voter ID/college or university identity card/PAN card
    • Caste certificate
    • 10th & 12th mark sheets, etc.

GUJ SET 2019 Exam Centres 

The test centres for the GSET entrance exam is mentioned below:

  • Bhuj
  • Valsad
  • Junagadh
  • Godhra
  • Vallabh Vidyanagar
  • Vadodara
  • Ahmedabad
  • Rajkot
  • Surat
  • Patan
  • Bhavnagar

Note: The applying candidates must choose the exam centre as per their preference while filling the application form.

GUJ SET 2019 Application Form

The Gujarat SET 2019 application form was released on the website of the competent authority. The application form was to be filled online from 04 November 2019.  The last date to submit the form was 30 November 2019. The candidates must fill the form carefully by following the below-given instructions:

  • Step 1. The candidates have to visit the official website for Gujarat SET Online Application Form.
  • Step 2. After that, they have to give Order Number and SBI epay Reference ID to open the application form. 
  • Step 3. As the application form page is opened, the applicants can fill the form with the details like
    • Name
    • Academic details
    • Subject
    • Centre
    • Category, Physically or Visually disability
    • Fee Details, etc.
  • Step 4. The candidates have to upload the scanned images of recent passport size photograph & signature.
  • Step 5. The applicants must fill the form correctly as no correction will be made once submitted.
  • Step 6. After filling the form, the candidates will need to pay the application fee & submit the form.
  • Step 7. All are advised to take the printout of the filled application form & keep it safe for future use.

GSET 2019 Application Fee 

The GUJ SET 2019 examination fee for different categories is different for the exam. The candidates can check the below table:

  • The application fee can be paid online only. 
  • By using Credit Card / Debit Card / Net Banking the application fee was payable.
GSET 2019 Registration Fees 
Categories Fees
General / General-EWS / SEBC Non-creamy layer) candidates Rs 900/-
SC / ST / Transgender candidates Rs 700/-
PWD(PH/VH) Candidates Rs 100/-

The Processing charges and Goods & Services Tax (GST) are to be paid by the applicants, as applicable.

None- The candidates must note the following points for Application Form-

  • The candidate should note that the print-out of online Application Form, fee payment receipt or any other certificate or document is NOT required to be sent to Gujarat State Eligibility test office, Vadodara before he/she is declared as qualified in the GSET Examination.
  • Fee submitted through any other mode like Money Order, Cheque, Pay Order, IPO etc. will be rejected.

GUJ SET 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The GUJ SET 2019 eligibility criteria can be checked online on the official website. Before filling the application form the applicants must check the eligibility criteria listed below:

  • Those who have completed/are pursuing in the final year or semester of a UGC specified Master's degree.
  • The UGC NET/UGC-CSIR qualified candidates are also eligible.
  • Those having Post Graduate diploma or certificate awarded by the Indian University or Institute.
  • The applicants having a foreign degree or diploma or certificate awarded by the Foreign University or Institute must ascertain their diploma /degree/certificate, with Mater's degree of recognized by the Indian  Universities, form the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi.
  • The minimum of 55% marks (50% marks for  SEBC/SC/ST/PwD/Transgender category) in Maters's degree or equivalent exam from universities or institutions recognized by the UGC.
  • The Ph.D. degree holders ( with 55% marks for General / Unreserved / General-EWS Candidates ) who have completed the Master's level exam by 19 September 1991 will get a relaxation of 5% marks.
  • There is no upper age limit for applying in the GUJ SET 2020 exam.

The candidates can check the following table for the subject wise eligibility:

Subjects Name  P.G. Subjects
Mathematical Sciences Mathematics / Mathematical Science / Statistics / Applied Mathematics/ Industrial Mathematics
Physical Sciences Physics / Physical Science
Chemical Sciences Chemistry / Chemical Science
Life Sciences Life Science / Botany / Zoology / Microbiology / Biotechnology / Biochemistry / Virology / Bioinformatics / Genetics
Hindi Hindi
Gujarati Gujarati
Sanskrit Sanskrit
History History
Sociology Sociology
Economics Economics
Political Science Political Science
English English
Education Education
Psychology Psychology
Library and Information Sciences Library and Information Sciences
Law Law
Commerce Commerce
Management Management
Computer Science and Applications Computer Science and Applications & Computer Science
Earth Sciences Geology / Geoinformatics
Physical Education Physical Education
Home Science Home Science
Social Work Social Work

Download the GUJSET 2019 Information Brochure

GSET 2019 Exam Pattern

The GSET examination will consist of two papers.  The exam pattern of GUJ SET 2019 details are given below:

Gujarat State Eligibility Test 2019 Paper Pattern 
Type of Questions

Objective type

Number of questions

Paper I- 50 questions

Paper-II- 100 questions


180 Minutes (09:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.) 

Marking scheme

2 marks each (No negative marks)

Language of paper

Gujarati and English  (except for languages and science subjects)

Note-  In case of any discrepancy in Gujarati and English version of questions in Paper-I and II, the English Version should be taken as final. 

The subject wise exam pattern for GUJ SET 2019 is shown in the table:

Subjects Name Medium of Paper P.G. Course
Mathematical Sciences English M.Sc./M.A./M.Tech. (Science)
Physical Sciences English M.Sc.
Chemical Sciences English M.Sc.
Life Sciences English M.Sc./M.Tech (Science)
Hindi Hindi M.A.
Gujarati Gujarati M.A.
Sanskrit Sanskrit M.A.
History English & Gujarati M.A.
Sociology English & Gujarati M.A.
Economics English & Gujarati M.A.
Political Science English & Gujarati M.A.
English English M.A.
Education English & Gujarati M. Ed. / M. A.
Psychology English & Gujarati M.A.
Library and Information Sciences English & Gujarati M. Lib./ M. Lis.
Law English & Gujarati LL.M
Commerce English & Gujarati M. Com.
Computer Science and Applications English M.C.A / M.Sc. M.C.S / M.E. / M. Tech or Equivalent Degree
Earth Sciences English M.Sc.
Physical Education English & Gujarati M. P. Ed.
Home Science English & Gujarati M.Sc. / M.A.
Social Work English & Gujarati M.S.W/ M.A.

GUJ SET 2019 Syllabus

The aspirants must check the GUJ SET 2019 syllabus before the exam. Syllabus for Gujarat State Eligibility Test is given below :

  1. Mathematics Sciences 
  2. Physical Sciences 
  3. Chemical Sciences
  4. Life Sciences 
  5. Hindi
  6. Gujarati
  7. Sanskrit
  8. History
  9. Sociology
  10. Economics
  11. Political Science
  12. English
  13. Education
  14. Psychology
  15. Library & Information Sciences
  16. Law
  17. Commerce
  18. Management
  19. Computer Science & Applications
  20. Earth Sciences
  21. Physical Education
  22. Home Science
  23. Social Work

The interested candidates can check the syllabus on the official website of the authority. Currently, GSET is conducting the test in 23 subjects across the Gujarat State.

GUJ SET 2019 Answer Key

Those who appeared in the GSET exam can download the GUJ SET 2019 Answer Key from the official website. The important details are given below:

  • On payment of Rs. 1000/- per question the candidates will be allowed to make a challenge against the Provisional Answer Key.
  • By sending a written request to the Member Secretary of Gujarat State Eligibility Test supporting his / her stand with standard books/literature along with the Demand Draft of Rs. 1,000/- per question in favour of the " Member Secretary, GSET" payable at Vadodara, the candidates may challenge the answer key(s).
  • The answer keys & demand draft to be sent to the address "The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, B - Block, Chameli Baug, Nr. University Guest House, Prof. C. C. Mehta Road, Vadodara - 390 002".
  • The envelope should be marked "Grievance Regarding Answer Key(s) of GSET Examination".

GUJ SET 2019 Result 

The result for GUJ SET 2019 will be declared on the official website of the conducting body. The important details regarding GUJ SET Result declaration are given below:

  • The number of candidates to be qualified (total slots) for the eligibility for Assistant Professor shall be equal to 6% of the candidates who appeared in both the papers of GSET.
  • The candidate must have appeared in both the papers.
  • Must have secured at least 40% aggregate marks (for General category candidates) & 35% aggregate marks (for SC/ST/SEBC/PWD(PH/VH/Transgender).

Gujarat SET 2019 Highlights

Below given points are the vital points of GUJ SET 2019 exam:

Exam Name

Gujarat State Eligibility Test 2019


GUJ SET 2019

Conducting Body

The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara

Mode of Examination

Offline Mode

Number of Questions


Type of Questions

Multiple Type Questions

Set of Papers

2 (Paper I & Paper-II)

Language of Test

Gujarati and English


Once in a year

Level of Exam

State Level

Official Website

About the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara

The University was established in the year 1881. Formerly it was known as Baroda College. The Maharaja Sayajirao University is a public university in the city of Vadodara in Gujarat, India. It became a university in the year 1949 before was a college. It was later renamed after its benefactor Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III.

  • Today The MSUB has different faculties viz; Faulty of Science, Faculty of Performing Arts, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Management Studies, Faculty of Medicine & Faculty of Pharmacy.

About the State Eligibility Test

The Government of Gujarat Education Department Resolution No MIS-1092-New item-10-KH dated 15/5/2000 initiated the actual implementation process for the conduct of SET in the Gujarat State.

The candidates who will qualify the GUJSET would only be appointed as an Assistant Professor in University/ affiliated college, provided he/she fulfils other academic qualifications prescribed for the post of Assistant Professor by the U.G.C. and is selected by the respective Selection Committee. The SET qualified applicants will only be eligible to be appointed as an Assistant Professor.



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GUJ SET Important Dates

Form Date04 Nov - 30 Nov 2019 (Tentative)
Admit card20 Dec 2019 (Tentative)
Exam Date29 Dec 2019 (Tentative)

Gujarat State Eligibility Test 2019 Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

3 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:


NOTE:No Negative Marking


Instructions:There will be 150 Questions. 2 marks will be allotted to each correct answer.

Frequently Asked Questions