Maharashtra State Eligibility Test (SET) Syllabus of Paper I

The detailed syllabus of paper I of the Maharashtra State Eligibility Test (SET). Here it is important to note that this paper consists of objective Type Questions in which there will be 60 questions and out of them the candidate has to answer 50 questions. If, in case, a candidate answers all 60 question; then only first 50 question will be checked whereas the last 10 questions will not be checked.

In the syllabus of Paper I of Maharashtra State Eligibility Test (SET) there are ten sections and each section will be for a weight-age of 10 marks each. In this way Paper I will be of 100 Marks and 50 Objective type questions will asked on the basis of following 10 sections:

I. Teaching Aptitude

Teaching : Nature, objectives, characteristics and basic requirements;
Learners characteristics;
Factors affecting teaching;
Methods of teaching;
Teaching aids;
Evaluation systems.

II. Research Aptitude

Research : Meaning, characteristics and types;
Steps of research;
Methods of research;
Research Ethics;
Paper, article, workshop, seminar, conference and symposium;
Thesis writing : its characteristics and format.

III. Reading Comprehension

A passage to be set with questions to be answered.

IV. Communication

Communication : Nature, characteristics, types, barriers and effective classroom

V. Reasoning (Including Mathematical)

Number series; letter series; codes;
Relationships; classification.

VI. Logical Reasoning

Understanding the structure of arguments;
Evaluating and distinguishing deductive and inductive reasoning;
Verbal analogies : Word analogy-Applied analogy;
Verbal classification;
Reasoning Logical Diagrams : Simple diagrammatic relationship, multidiagrammatic
relationship; Venn diagram; Analytical Reasoning.

VII. Data Interpretation

Sources, acquisition and interpretation of data;
Quantitative and qualitative data;
Graphical representation and mapping of data.

VIII. Information and Communication technology (ICT)

ICT : meaning, advantages, disadvantages and uses;
General abbreviations and terminology;
Basics of internet and e-mailing.

IX. People and Environment

People and environment interaction;Sources of pollution;
Pollutants and their impact on human life, exploitation of natural and energy resources; Natural hazards and mitigation.

X. Higher Education System : Governance, Polity and Administration

Structure of the institutions for higher learning and research in India; formal and distance education; professional/technical and general education; value education; governance, polity and administration; concept, institutions and their interactions.


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