The Gujarat State Eligibility Test (GSET), 2022 is to be conducted on January 23, 2022, from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm in 11 centers across Gujarat. The admit card was released on January 12, 2022. The GSET will be conducted in offline mode and the candidates will have to mark the answers in the OMR sheet provided to them. The GSET is conducted to test the eligibility of the candidates who wish to apply for the positions of Lecturer/ Asst. Professor in various colleges in Gujarat. There are 25 Post Graduation subjects included in GSET. The exam was to be initially conducted on December 26, 2021, but it was postponed.
The GSET exam consists of 2 papers, with a total of 150 Multiple Choice Questions, each carrying 2 marks. Paper 1 consists of 50 questions, which are to be attempted by all the candidates, irrespective of the subject chosen by them. This section tests the reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking, and general awareness of the candidate. Paper 2 comprises 100 questions, based on the subject chosen by the candidate. The exam can be attempted either in Gujarati or English. The total duration of the exam is 3 hours. Candidates securing more than 40% of the marks will be qualified.
The syllabus of the GSET exam will be the same as that of CSIR NET. Candidates can refer to the previous years’ papers to ace the exam.
The candidates will not be provided with an option to raise any objections related to the questions/ answers. Candidates who qualify the exam will be called up for document verification. Printout of the application form, fee payment receipt and admit card will have to be carried along with Master’s Degree certificate, mark sheets, caste certificate, and medical certificate.
Besides, the conducting body has also released a set of SOPs and COVID guidelines to be followed by all the test-takers on the date of examination. These can be found below:
Important exam day guidelines:
- Candidates will have to carry a printed copy of their admit card to the exam centre, along with an ID proof.
- Candidates should reach the exam centre 1 hour before the commencement of the exam.
- There will be frisking of the candidates, to ensure no unfair practices take place.
- Candidates will be allowed to leave the exam hall only after the completion of the exam, i.e., 12:30 p.m.
- Owing to COVID-19, candidates will have to follow social distancing and other protocols.
- All the candidates must wear a face mask.
- Candidates will not be allowed to carry any baggage, papers or electronic items into the exam hall.