GSET 2022 – Provisional Answer Key, Objection Format, Marking Scheme & More

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GSET Answer Key released on 7th November 2022. This is the provisional answer key. Any objections against the same can be submitted offline till 19th November 2022.  The GSET 2022 exam was held on 6th November 2022.The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara had released  the notification to conduct the Gujarat State Eligibility Test (GSET) 2022. Candidates who qualify the exam will be eligible to apply for recruitment to the post of Assistant Professor in various Government Colleges/Institutes of Gujarat.

  • The selection process comprises a written test which consists of two papers. Candidates are required to clear both the paper with the minimum qualifying paper.
  • Paper I carries a weightage of 100 marks, while Paper II carries a weightage of 200 marks.

Get the complete details regarding the GSET Exam 2022 from the below article.

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Name of the Board

The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara

Name of the Exam 

Gujarat State Eligibility Test

Post Name

Assistant Professor

Application Start Date

29th August 2022


Last Date to Apply 30th September 2022
Admit Card Release Date 20th October 2022
Written Exam Date 6th November 2022

Job Type 

Gujarat Govt Jobs

Application Process


Selection Process

Written Examination

Official Portal

Gujarat SET


Government Jobs In Gujarat

Download GSET Exam Short Notification 2022 PDF

GSET Exam Updates

7th November 2022: GSET Answer Key Released

The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda has released the Provisional Answer Key for GSET 2022.Any objections against the same can be submitted offline (through post) in the prescribed format. The objection fee to be paid is INR 1000 per objection. 

Direct Link to View GSET Provisional Answer Key

Download GSET Answer Key Objection Format

20th October 2022: GSET Admit Cards Released!

Candidates can now download the GSET Admit Cards from the official website. The GSET Exam is scheduled on 6th November 2022. 

29th September 2022: GSET Last Date to Apply Extended!

The Gujarat SET Last Date to Apply has been extended till 30th September 2022. The last date is extended from 28th September 2022. Below is the direct link to check the official notice.

Check GSET Application Deadline Extension Notice

29th August 2022 GSET Application Link Active!

The Gujarat SET Application Link has been active. The candidates can apply from 29th August 2022 to 28th September 2022. The applicants can find the direct link in the below article.

GSET 2022 – Eligibility Criteria

Candidates appearing for GSET Recruitment 2022 have to fulfill certain eligibility criteria before applying for this qualification examination. Have a look at the important GSET eligibility criteria given below.

Age limit

There is no upper age limit for Gujarat SET examination. Candidates can apply if they fulfill other eligibility criteria.

Educational qualification

  • Candidates who have completed or are studying a Master’s degree in the final year or semester of the UGC are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates who have scored 55% in Master’s degree in subjects like Humanities (including languages) and Social Sciences, Computer Science & Applications. OR equivalent examinations from UGC recognized universities/institutions can apply for the SET.
  • Applicants who belong to the Non-Creamy Layer / PWD (PH-Physically Handicapped / Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)VH-Visually Handicapped) category / Transgender category who have obtained a 50 percent mark in their master’s degree from any university/institute are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates whose Ph.D. degree was completed by 19 September 1991 are eligible for a relaxation of 5 % in aggregate marks.
  • Candidates who will take their final degree examination or are going to appear, or candidates have already appeared, and their results are still awaited. 
  • To become eligible for Assistant Professor, the candidate must have appeared in both the papers and secured at least 40% aggregate marks in both the papers taken together for General (Unreserved) category candidates and at least 35% aggregate marks in both the papers taken together for all candidates belonging to the reserved categories.

Domicile Criterion

The GSET exams are primarily for Gujarati candidates. Candidates from other states are welcome to apply, but those in reserved categories will not be offered any accommodations. All other applicants, with the exception of those from Gujarat, shall be classified as General Category.

GSET Selection Process 2022

The selection process comprises a written test comprising two papers that are paper 1 and Paper 2.

Paper- I

The paper 1 will consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions each carrying 2 marks. The questions asked in this Paper will be generic in 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. 


The paper II consists of 100 objective type compulsory questions each carrying 2 marks which will be based on the subject selected by the candidate.

The questions in both the papers will appear in both Gujarati and English versions (except for languages and science subjects). 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.

Note 1: The number of candidates to be qualified for Assistant Professor post should be equal to 6 %of the candidates appearing in both GSET papers.

Note 2: Total slots shall be allocated to different categories as mentioned in the notification in accordance with the Gujarat Government’s policy of reservation.

Note 3: To get selected for the Assistant Professor post, the candidate must appear in both papers and obtain at least 40 percent aggregate marks in both papers for General (Unreserved) candidates and at least 35 percent aggregate marks in both papers for all candidates in the reserved categories visz., SC, ST, PWD(PH/VH), SEBC (belonging to Non-Creamy Layer) and Transgender.

GSET Exam Pattern 2022

The written exam of Gujarat SET consists of two papers. Both papers consist of only objective questions and are held in two separate sessions, as laid out below. Check the GSET Exam Pattern below!


Number of questions


Time Duration

Paper I

50 questions all are compulsory


3 hours

Paper II

100 questions all are compulsory


Marking Scheme

In the first session, the conducting body will hold Paper I. Whereas Paper II will take place in the second session.

  • Both the papers will be conducted for 3 hours duration.
  • Paper 1 – The paper is going to be of general in nature to check teaching/research aptitude. The aptitude for teaching/research will be assessed accordingly. There will be questions about reasoning skills, understanding, divergent thinking, and general awareness. The 50 questions will be mandatory.
  • Paper 2 has questions on the subject selected by the candidate, all of which will be substantially compulsory.
  • There were no negative marks applicable for the incorrect answers
  • There is no provision of re-evaluations of papers for the exam.

Note – For Visually Handicapped candidates, 20(Twenty) minutes compensatory time shall be provided for Paper – I and 40 (forty) minutes for Paper – II separately. They will also be provided the services of a scribe/writer who would be a graduate in a subject other than that of the candidate

GSET Application Form 2022

Candidates applying for the GSET 2022 should know the proper steps to apply for the GSET. Check out the steps mentioned below to apply for the GSET hassle free.

Direct Link to Apply for GSET 2022


Step 1: Visit the official website Gujarat SET

Step 2: Go to the advertisement corner on the homepage.

Step 3: Pay the Examination fee through online mode 

Step 4: Click on the Gujarat SET Application Link.

Step 5: After the successful submission, Register yourself with appropriate details like name ,education details, etc.

Step 6: Upload all the necessary credentials in the Application Form(Use the PrepForSure Image Resizing Tool to meet the Image and Signature specifications mentioned in the notification

Step 7: After successful submission and confirmation, the candidate should take a printout of filled online application form on A-4 size paper only.

Important Documents required to Fill GSET Application Form

  • Candidates must have scanned passport size photographs in JPEG format.
  • Candidates must have Order Number and SBI epay Reference ID for online registration.
  • Candidates must make sure they have proper Personal Details, Educational Details, etc.
  • Master’s Degree Certificates and Mark sheets of all years/semesters.
  • Caste Certificate (for SC / ST / SEBC / General-EWS).

GSET Application Fee

Check out the below table to know the application fee for the GSET 2022. The application fee differ as per the category. Check out the fee as per your category and apply for the GSET 2022.


Application Fee

General/SEBC (Non-creamy layer)/ EWS

Rs. 900/-

ST/SC /Transgender

Rs. 700/-


Rs. 100/-

GSET Syllabus for Paper 1 and Paper 2

Understanding the syllabus is necessary for the candidates to prepare for the exam in a better way. Check out the below table to understand the syllabus for Paper 1 and Paper 2. 

GSET Paper I Syllabus


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GSET Paper II Syllabus


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Mathematical Science

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Physical Science

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Chemical Science

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Life Science

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Hindi Gujrati Sanskrit

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Political Science

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Library Science

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Law Commerce

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Computer Science and Application

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Physical education

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Home Science

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Social Work

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GSET Qualifying Marks

The board has prescribed aggregate for the general category candidates is 40% whereas the cut-off marks for the reserved category candidates is 35%. For being shortlisted for the post of Assistant Professor in GSET Result 2022, the applicants are required to appear for both the papers. So the GSET Cut Off is mentioned below in the table.


Qualifying Marks





GSET Examination Centers 2022

In most cases, the admit card contains all of the information concerning the exam center. The GSET agency may change the exam date or location without providing a reason.

Candidates must arrive at the testing center at least 60 minutes before the examination begins. During the frisking process, all applicants are expected to cooperate with the exam invigilators or authorities. Before 12.30 p.m., candidates will not be permitted to enter the exam venue.

The organizing authority shall not be held liable for the loss of any valuable items belonging to the candidates. Only the candidate is responsible for downloading the admit card, identifying the exam center, and locating the allotted seat. The GSET agency will not be held accountable for these acts. Candidates are not permitted to bring any personal items into the exam center. There would be nowhere to store the candidate's stuff.

Center Code

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GSET Admit Card 2022

The conducting body will release GSET 2022 Admit Card 7 days prior to exam. Candidates must download their GSET Admit Card from the website to determine the location of the GSET Examination as indicated in the Hall Ticket and appear in the examination only at the designated examination center.

Direct link to download GSET Admit Card – Click Here

Step 1 : Click on the link given above 

Step 2 :Enter credentials, such as registration no. & password/DOB

Step 3 :Click on the login button.

Step 4 :Download your GSET admit card.

Step 5 :Print a copy for future reference

Gujarat SET Answer Key 2022

GSET Provisional Answer Key released on 7th November 2022. Candidates can refer to the answer key to verify their responses and estimate their scores in the examination. Given below are the steps to download GSET Answer Key

Step 1: Visit the GSET website.

Step 2: Click the link to download GSET Answer Key.

Step 3: Login with your credentials.

Step 4: The answer key will be displayed. Download and save the same for reference.

GSET Result 2022

  • To qualify for the Gujarat State Eligibility Test, the candidate must obtain a cut-off mark and be at the top 15 percent in the subject and category of wise merit list. 
  • The result of Gujarat SET 2022 will be declared a few weeks after the exam. 
  • Candidates can simply log in to check the GSET Result. Details of the cut-off marks and preparation of the merit list are stated below.

Direct link to download result – Click here

*Links to download result will be active soon

Step 1 :Click on the link given above.

Step 2 :Enter credentials, such as registration no. & password/DOB.

Step 3 :Click on the login button.

Step 4 :Download your GSET Result 2022.

Step 5 : Print a copy for future reference.

Gujarat SET Procedure and Criteria for Declaration of Result

Here are a few steps to be kept in mind for the procedure and criteria for GSET Result declaration. 

Step I: For Eligibility for Assistant Professor, the number of candidates to be qualified (total slots) must equal 6% of the candidates who appeared in both GSET papers.
Step II: The total slots will be allotted to various categories in accordance with the Gujarat government's reservation policy.
Step III: To be considered for Assistant Professor, a candidate must have appeared in both papers and received at least 40% aggregate marks in both papers for General (Unreserved) category candidates and at least 35% aggregate marks in both papers for all candidates belonging to the reserved categories, namely SC, ST, SEBC (Non-Creamy Layer), PWD (PH/VH), and Transgender.
Step IV: The number of candidates who will be certified qualified in any topic for a given category is calculated using the methods shown below:

Number of candidates to be declared qualified for Eligibility for Assistant Professor in the subject ‘Economics’ (say) for the Scheduled Caste (SC) category

[Number of candidates belonging to SC category who secure at least 35% aggregate marks in both the papers taken together for SC category for ‘Economics’] * [Total slots derived for SC category as per Step II] / [Total number of candidates belonging to SC category over all subjects who secure at least 35% aggregate marks in both the papers taken together.]

NOTE 1: For all subjects and categories, the same allocation technique is followed.

NOTE 2: It should be emphasized that the aforementioned qualifying conditions are definitive and irrevocable.

Candidates will be judged eligible for the position of Assistant Professor or Lecturer only if they pass the GSET exam.

Gujarat SET 2022 Preparation Tips

Candidates must follow these simple suggestions here to add more value to your GSET 2022 strategy.

  • Know the Syllabus and exam pattern

Candidates must have prior information about the syllabus and exam pattern. If you have prior information about syllabus if you can easily divide time for each subject in order to prepare well. By doing so, you will analyze the area of their strengths and then allocate the time needed for each section accordingly.

  • Revise Early

If you are appearing for any examination then you must have a habit of revising your course early. Early revision will not only help you to remember your topics but it will also boost your confidence for the exam.

  • Practice Mock test

To analyse your weak points and strong points you must regularly give mock test. By giving mock tests you will be familiar with the type of questions that will be asked in the question paper. All simple queries of candidates will be cleared through the exam pattern.

GSET Best Books for Preparation 2022

Books for Life Sciences

Name of Authors

Schaum’s Outline of Human Anatomy and Physiology

Van De Graaff Kent M.

Developmental Biology

Scott. F. Gilbert

Books for Chemical Sciences

Name of Authors

A Logical Approach in Chemistry for CSIR/NET/JRF and GATE (Problems and their Solutions)

Jagdamba Singh, Ashutosh Singh, Jaya Singh

Molecular Quantum Mechanics

Peter W Atkins, Ronald S Friedman

Books for 2022 Physical Sciences

Name of Authors

Modern Physics and Solid State Physics (Problems & Solutions)

S O Pillai

CSIR-UGC NET (JRF & LS) Physical Science

W Malemnganba Chenglei

Books for Mathematical Sciences

Name of Authors

Complex Variables and Applications (Brown and Churchill)

Ruel Churchill, James Brown

CSIR-UGC NET/JRF/SET Mathematical Sciences

Alok Kumar (Upkar)

Books for Earth, Ocean, Atmospheric & Planetary Sciences

Name of Authors

Physical Geography 

Savindra Singh

An Objective Earth Sciences

S Ahmad

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