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Madhya Pradesh State Eligibility Test

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MP SET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 1,200
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Online Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC)

MP SET 2023: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Pattern, Syllabus

Updated On - March 02 2023 by Akriti Maurya

MP SET 2023 is also known as Madhya Pradesh State Eligibility Test will be conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC at a State Level exam. MP SET offers the post of Assistant Professor at various colleges/ universities/ institutions in Madhya Pradesh. MP State Eligibility Test 2023 will be held in online mode (CBT). Candidates can apply online for MP SET 2023 application form. Interested candidates can go through the following article for more details of MP SET 2023.

MP SET 2023 Latest Updates

  • The application process for the Madhya Pradesh State Eligibility Test (MP SET) 2023 will end tomorrow, i.e., February 17, 2023.
  • Interested candidates can apply for MP SET 2023 by visiting the official website of Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) at
  • The MP SET 2023 exam is scheduled to be held on April 23, 2023.
  • The exam will be conducted in two papers - paper I and paper II, and both papers will be held on the same day.
  • The MP SET 2023 exam will be conducted in multiple-choice questions (MCQ) format.
  • The eligibility criteria for MP SET 2023 is a Master's degree or equivalent degree with at least 55% marks from a recognized university.
  • The minimum age limit to apply for the MP SET 2023 exam is 21 years, and the maximum age limit is 40 years.
  • The application fee for MP SET 2023 is Rs 1,200 for general category candidates, Rs 600 for OBC/SC/ST/PWD candidates belonging to the Madhya Pradesh state, and Rs 1,200 for candidates belonging to OBC/SC/ST/PWD categories from other states.

MP SET 2023 Exam Status

Candidates can check the MP SET 2023 exam status from the below table:
Exam notificationOfficial notification is yet to release
MP SET 2023 exam dateTo be Announced
Application formYet to start
Brochure PdfYet to Release

MP SET 2023 Exam Dates 

Candidates can check the important dates of the Madhya Pradesh State Eligibility Test  below : 

MP SET 2023 Schedule
EventsDates (Tentative)
Starting date to fill Madhya Pradesh MP SET formto be announced
Last date to fill Madhya Pradesh MP SET formto be announced
Application Form can be editedto be announced
Starting date to pay Application Feeto be announced
Last date for the application feeto be announced
Availability of Madhya Pradesh State Eligibility Test Hall ticketto be announced
Date of Examinationto be announced

MP SET 2023 Application Form

The detailed vital information regarding the MP SET 2023 is given below:

  • The Application form of MP SET will be made available from October 2023 tentatively.
  • The last date of filling the Registration Form is in November 2023 tentatively.
  • Madhya Pradesh State Eligibility Test Form will be released on the official website of the conducting body.
  • The form will be filled in online mode only. No other mode of application form will be acceptable in any circumstance.
  • While filling the application form, the candidate should provide valid details.
  • In the application, the form candidate has to provide a working mobile number and email address.
  • The conducting body will reject the incomplete registration form.

MP SET 2023 Application Fee

The category wise Application fee of Madhya Pradesh SET 2023 is given below:

MP SET Examination fee 2023
CategoryApplication Form Fees
General CategoryRs. 1200
Reserved CategoryRs. 600
Mode of Payment: Candidate can pay their application fee through Credit Card, Debit Card, or Net Banking. No other mode of payment will be accepted.

MP SET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The detailed information regarding the MP SET 2023 Eligibility Criteria is given below:

  • Candidates must have done their Master’s degree.
  • The master's degree should be from a recognized council/ university.
  • All candidates who are in the last year of post-graduation can appear for MP SET 2023.
  • Candidates who completed their Ph. D before 19 September 1991 are also eligible to apply for MP SET 2023.
Qualifying Marks:
  • General category candidates must have an aggregate of 55 percent marks in post-graduation.
  • Reserved category candidates must have an aggregate of 50 percent marks in post-graduation.
  • All the candidates who have completed their Ph. Before 19 September 1991, D must have an aggregate of 50 percent marks in their post-graduation.

MP SET 2023 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check out the Exam Pattern for MP SET 2023 below for Paper I and Paper II: 

Paper 1 - 
  • Exam Mode - Online mode
  • Questions Type - MCQs type questions
  • Number of Questions - 50 Questions
  • Duration of Exam - 60 Minutes(1 Hour)
  • Total Marks - 100 Marks
  • Marking Scheme - Candidates will get 2 marks for every correct answer and no negative marking.
Paper 2 - 
  • Mode of Exam - Online(CBT) mode
  • Number of Questions - 100 Questions 
  • Total Marks Allotted - 200 marks
  • Duration of Exam - 120 Minutes
  • Marking Scheme - For every correct answer, candidates will get 2 marks, and there will no negative marking.

MP SET 2023 Syllabus

MP SET exam questions are asked from the below topics. The candidates can check the MP SET syllabus below in the given lists:

MP SET 2023 Paper 1 Syllabus (General Paper on General Awareness/ Teaching and Research Aptitude)
    • Higher Education System: Governance, Polity, and Administration
    • Teaching Aptitude
    • People and the environment
    • Research Aptitude
    • Reading Comprehension
    • Communication
    • Information and Communication Technology
    • Reasoning (Including Mathematical)
    • Logical Reasoning
    • Data Interpretation
MP SET 2023 Paper 2 Syllabus:

Important topics of Chemical Sciences and Commerce is mentioned below-

  • Chemical Sciences 
    • Inorganic Chemistry
    • Interdisciplinary Topics
    • Physical Chemistry
    • Organic Chemistry
  • Commerce
    • Business Environment
    • International Business
    • Financial & Management Accounting
    • Human Resources Management
    • Banking and Financial Institution
    • Business Economics
    • Business Statistics & Data Processing
    • Business Management
    • Marketing Management
    • Financial Management
    • Human Resources Management

The other subjects included in the SET list is as follow:

  • Defense & Strategic Studies
  • Urdu
  • Sociology
  • Economics
  • English
  • Geography
  • Hindi
  • History
  • Home Science
  • Life Sciences
  • Law
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Sciences
  • Political Sciences
  • Sanskrit

Best Books for MP SET 2023 Preparation 

Candidates can prepare for MP SET 2023 through the following books.

MP Assistant Professor
Exam General Studies paper
Dr Jayantilal Bhandari
Teaching and Research Aptitude by Pearson
KVS Madaan
Paper 1 Teaching and Research Aptitude
Arihant Experts

MP SET 2023 Admit Card

The important vital information regarding MP SET Admit Card 2023 is given below:

  • The admit the official website issues card of MP SET.
  • Candidates make sure that the following information is given on the admit card.
    • Application Number
    • Gender
    • Date of Birth
    • Security code
  • It is important to carry a hall ticket for the examination.
  • The candidate will not be allowed to examine if it does not contain his/her admit card.

MP SET 2023 Answer Key 

MPPSC releases the MP SET 2023 answer key on its official website after the entrance exam gets over. Candidate Response Sheet was also released along with the provisional answer key. Applicants can download their MP SET 2023 Response Sheet by entering their Roll Number and Password. Other details regarding the answer key are mentioned below:

  • The candidates can challenge the answer key on payment of some amount per question.
  • MPPSC opens the window to challenge the answer key for a short duration.
  • Also, aspirants will have to provide proof in favor of the challenge.

MP SET 2023 Result

MP SET 2023 Result will be declared by the authority on its official website after the answer key will be released.

  • A cut-off list and a merit list are also prepared for qualified candidates.
  • The candidates are selected for the post of Assistant Professor in the colleges of Madhya Pradesh based on their performance in the exam.

MP SET 2023 Selection Procedure

The selection is made based on the following parameters:

  • Candidates must attempt both of the exam papers.
  • The qualifying marks for MP SET are 40% for General Category and 35% marks for Reserved Category candidates.
  • 6% of the total number of candidates will qualify for the exam.
  • All the candidates who will qualify for MP SET 2023 will be awarded an e – certificate, which they can download from the official website.

MP SET 2023 Exam Centres

Candidates can check out the possible MP SET 2023 Exam Centers based on the previous exams.

Test CentersTest Centers Code

MP SET 2023 Highlights

The candidates can get to know the MP SET summary in the below-given table:

Exam NameMadhya Pradesh State Eligibility Test
AcronymMP SET
Conducting BodyMadhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC)
Level of ExamState-level frequency frequency frequency
Frequency of ExamOnce a year
MP SET 2023 Official Website
Exam purpose forFor the post of Assistant Professor in MP state

The above details are as per the previous year's information.

About Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission(MPPSC)

The conducting body is set up by the Government of Madhya Pradesh, which holds the mission as stated below-

  • To conduct competitive examinations for recruiting officers and employees for various departments of Govt of Madhya Pradesh.
  • To work with Integrity and unbiased in actions. There must be Transparency and Fairness in terms of decision-making and communication.
  • Providing training to invigilators before the exams.
  • Facilitate the CM helpline center to support candidates and give them a platform to raise problems, objections, and suggestions.
  • MPPSC has also adopted the newest technologies for recruitment purposes like Advertisement, Online Application Registration, Admit Card Generation, Results, counseling, etc
  • The aim is to fully automate the recruitment process, from releasing the recruitment date to declaring the Result. 

The Ambitious mission has been carried out by the respected Chairman Prof. Bhaskar Choubey and a dedicated Staff and Committed members.

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MP SET Important Dates

Application form starts from17 Mar - 19 Apr 2023 (Tentative)
Admit card10 May 2023 (Tentative)
Exam Date30 May 2023 (Tentative)
Result20 Aug 2023 (Tentative)

Madhya Pradesh State Eligibility Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

1 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:


Paper 2
Exam Duration:

2 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:



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A candidate is eligible to appear in mppsc set exam again or not ? if the one had already cleared mppsc set exam.

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