GSET 2023 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Syllabus


Gujarat State Eligibility Test

Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda announces Gujarat State Eligibility Test (GSET) 2023 for Assistant Professor Recruitment


GSET 2023 Notification – Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara has opened the online application process for the 17th Gujarat State Eligibility Test (GSET)  for determining the Eligibility of Gujarat state’s candidates for Assistant Professor for 33 subjects in universities and colleges in the state of Gujarat. 


Gujarat State Eligibility Test (GSET) 2023



Important Dates

  • Starting Date for Apply Online & Payment of Fee: 21-08-2023
  • Last Date for Apply Online & Payment of Fee: 16-09-2023
  • Date of Exam: 26-11-2023 (Sunday) in 33 Subjects
  • Duration of Exam: 3 Hours (09:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.)

Timing of Exam

  • Paper I – 1 Hour (09.30 am to 10.30 am)
  • Paper II – 2 Hour (10.30 am to 12.30 pm)



Eligibility Criteria

  • Only those candidates are eligible to appear in the GSET who have completed / are studying in the final year or semester of a UGC specified Master’s degree.
  • The Reservation policy for GSET examination is as per the Gujarat Government. Central Government OBC certificate is not acceptable from the candidates belonging to SEBC of Gujarat State.
  • The candidates of other States, i.e. other than Gujarat State, belonging to reserved category shall be treated as General category candidates.
  • The candidates having Post Graduate diploma / certificate awarded by Indian University/Institute or Foreign degree / diploma / certificate awarded by the Foreign University / Institute should in their own interest, ascertain the equivalence *of their diploma / degree / certificate, with Master’s degree of recognized Indian Universities from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi ( (* Such candidates who qualify SET will be required to submit equivalence certificate from AIU, immediately after the result of the SET examination)
  • General/Unreserved/General-EWS Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree or equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognised by UGC (available on the website: )in Sciences, Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science & Applications are eligible for GSET Examination.
  • Candidates who are pursuing their Master’s degree or equivalent course or Candidates who have appeared for their qualifying Master’s degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited OR candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for GSET Examination.

Age Limit

  • There is no age limit to apply for Gujarat State Eligibility test 2023



Application Process

  • The online registration process for Gujarat State Eligibility Test will be available on the website from 21st August 2023 to 16th September 2023. 



Application Fee

  • Rs. 900/- + Bank Charges – General / Gen – EWS / SEBC (Non-creamy layer) Candidates.
  • Rs. 700/- + Bank Charges – SC / ST / Third gender Candidates.
  • Rs. 100/- + Bank Charges – PWD (PH/VH) Candidates



GSET 2023 Exam Pattern

GSET Exam will consist of 2 papers. Both the papers will consist of objective type, multiple-choice questions

Paper I 

  • Marks : 100
  • Duration : 1 Hour (09.30 am to 10.30 am)
  • Number of Question : 50 questions all are compulsory
  • Paper-I shall consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions each carrying 2 marks. The questions which will 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.

Paper II 

  • Marks : 200
  • Duration : 2 Hour (10.30 am to 12.30 pm)
  • Number of Question : 100 questions all are compulsory
  • Paper-II shall consist of 100 objective type compulsory questions each carrying 2 marks which will be based on the subject selected by the candidate.

Exam Centers

  • Gujarat SET will be held at centers viz. Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Surat, Patan, Bhavnagar, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Godhra, Junagadh, Valsad and Bhuj


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website


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