GSET Syllabus 2021 ~ Check Gujarat State Eligibility Test Exam Pattern

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Dear Applied Candidates GSET Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2021 Download PDF in Gujarat State Eligibility Test (GSET) Assistant Professor Previous Year Question Papers available below the page. Get the Latest GSET Exam Date and the Exam centre will be released soon online. Are you searching for the GSET Selection process, GSET Eligibility and GSET Document verification and etc? GSET Preparation Tips and Study Materials and etc. Contenders just need to focus on the important topics listed in the GSET Syllabus 2021 for their Practice sessions. We will also Provide a GSET Exam Syllabus pdf Paper1, Paper 2, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics in Gujarati to get Brief knowledge about the examination in their local language.

GSET 2021 Recruitment Details

Recruitment Board NameGujarat State Eligibility Test
Job RoleAssistant Professor
Salary16500 – 35700
Application Fee100 – 250
Examination Conducted DateUpdates Shortly
Application Last Date2021
Application FormatOnline
NotificationGet Here
Vacancies NoVarious Posts

Syllabus for GSET 2021


  • Teaching Aptitude
  • Research Aptitude
  • Comprehension
  • Communication
  • Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Data Interpretation
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • People, Development and Environment
  • Higher Education System


  • Mathematical Sciences (Subject Code – 01)
  • Physical Sciences (Subject Code – 02)
  • Chemical Sciences (Subject Code – 03)
  • Life Sciences (Subject Code – 04)
  • Hindi (Subject Code – 05)
  • Gujarati (Subject Code – 06)
  • Sanskrit (Subject Code – 07)
  • History (Subject Code – 08)
  • Sociology (Subject Code – 09)
  • Economics (Subject Code – 10)
  • Political Science (Subject Code – 11)
  • English (Subject Code – 12)
  • Education (Subject Code – 13)
  • Psychology(Subject Code – 14)
  • Library and Information Sciences (Subject Code – 15)
  • Law (Subject Code – 16)
  • Commerce (Subject Code – 17)
  • Management (Subject Code – 18)
  • Computer Science and Applications (Subject Code – 19)
  • Earth Sciences (Subject Code – 20)
  • Physical Education (Subject Code – 21)
  • Home Science (Subject Code – 23)
  • Social Work (Subject Code – 25)

GSET Syllabus – General Paper on Teaching and Research Aptitude

  • Teaching Aptitude
  • Research Aptitude
  • Comprehension
  • Communication
  • Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Data Interpretation
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • People, Development and Environment
  • Higher Education System

Mathematical Sciences

  • Analysis
  • Linear Algebra
  • Complex Analysis
  • Algebra
  • Topology
  • Ordinary Differential Equations (ODEs)
  • Partial Differential Equations (PDEs)
  •  Numerical Analysis
  • Calculus of Variations
  • Linear Integral Equations
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Descriptive statistics, exploratory data analysis

Gujarat SET Syllabus – Physical Sciences

  • Part A Core
    • Mathematical Methods of Physics
    • Classical Mechanics
    • Electromagnetic Theory
    • Quantum Mechanics
    • Thermodynamic and Statistical Physics
    • Electronics and Experimental Methods
  • Part B Advanced
    • Mathematical Methods of Physics
    • Classical Mechanics
    • Electromagnetic Theory
    • Quantum Mechanics
    • Thermodynamic and Statistical Physics
    • Electronics and Experimental Methods
    • Atomic and Molecular Physics
    • Condensed Matter Physics
    • Nuclear and Particle Physics

Chemical Sciences

  •  Inorganic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Interdisciplinary topics

Gujarat SET Syllabus – Life Sciences

  • Molecules and their Interaction Relevant to Biology
  • Cellular Organization
  • Fundamental Processes
  • Cell Communication and Cell Signaling
  • Developmental Biology
  • System Physiology – Plant
  • System Physiology – Animal
  • Inheritance Biology
  • Diversity of Life Forms
  • Ecological Principles
  • Evolution and Behavior
  • Applied Biology
  • Methods in Biology

Hindi, Gujarati, Sanskrit, History

  •  Negotiating the Sources
  • Pastoralism and Food production
  • Indus/Harappa Civilization
  • Vedic and later Vedic periods
  • Expansion of State system
  • From State to Empire
  • Dissolution of Empire and Emergence of Regional Powers
  • Gupta Vakataka age
  • Harsha and his Times: Administration and Religion
  • Salankayanas and Visnukundins in Andhradesa
  • Emergence of Regional Kingdoms
  • Kingdoms in:
    • South India
    • Eastern India
    • Western India
    • North India
  • Characteristics of Early Medieval India
  • Growth of Brahminical religions
  • Education and Educational Institutions
  • Source of Medieval Indian History
  • Later Mughals and Disintegration of the Mughal Empire
  • Rise of the Marathas and the foundation of Swaraj by Shivaji
  • Sher Shah’s Administrative Reforms
  • Administration and Economy
  • Society and Culture
  • Social Classification
  • Establishment and Expansion of British Dominion in India
  • Revolt of 1857, Causes, Nature and Impact
  • Rise of British Power
  • Sources of Modern Indian History
  • Colonial Economy
  • Famines, Epidemics and the Government Policy
  • Tribal and Peasant Movements
  • Rise of Indian Nationalism
  • Historical Method, Research, Methodology and Historiography

Gujarat SET Exam Syllabus – Sociology

  • Sociological Theory
  • Research Methodology and Methods
  • Basic Concepts and Institutions
  • Rural and Urban Transformations
  • State, Politics, and Development
  • Economy and Society
  • Environment and Society
  • Family, Marriage, and Kinship
  • Science, Technology, and Society
  • Culture and Symbolic Transformations


  • Micro Economics
  • Macro Economics
  • Statistics and Econometrics
  • Mathematical Economics
  • International Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Money and Banking
  • Growth and Development Economics
  • Environmental Economics and Demography
  • Indian Economy

Gujarat SET Syllabus – Political Science

  • Political Theory
  • Public Administration
  • Indian Political Thought
  • Comparative Political Analysis
  • International Relations
  • Political Thought
  • India’s Foreign Policy
  • Political Institutions in India
  • Political Processes in India
  • Governance and Public Policy in India


  • Drama
  • Poetry
  • Fiction, short story
  • Non-Fictional Prose
  • Language: Basic concepts, theories, and pedagogy. English in Use
  • English in India: history, evolution, and futures
  • Cultural Studies
  •  Literary Criticism
  • Literary Theory post World War II
  • Research Methods and Materials in English


  • Educational Studies
  • History, Politics, and Economics of Education
  •  Learner and Learning Process
  • Teacher Education
  • Curriculum Studies
  • Research in Education
  • Pedagogy, Andragogy, and Assessment
  • Technology in/ for Education
  • Educational Management, Administration and Leadership
  •  Inclusive Education

Gujarat SET Syllabus – Psychology

  • Emergence of Psychology
  • Research Methodology and Statistics
  • Psychological testing
  • Biological basis of behavior
  • Attention, Perception, Learning, Memory, and Forgetting
  • Thinking, Intelligence and Creativity
  • Personality, Motivation, emotion, stress, and coping
  • Social Psychology
  • Human Development and Interventions
  • Emerging Areas

Library and Information Sciences

  • Data, Information, Knowledge, and Wisdom
  • Information Life Cycle – Generation, Collection, Storage and Dissemination
  • Types of Libraries – Academic, Public, Special and National
  • Library Legislation and Library Acts in the Indian States
  • Library and Information Science Education in India
  • Type of Users – User Studies, User Education
  • Institutional and Human Resources
  • Library Public Relations and Extension Activities
  • Evaluation of Reference Sources and Web Resources
  • Community Information Services
  • Reference Service
  • Universe of Knowledge – Nature and Attributes; Modes of Formation of Subjects
  • Knowledge Organisation – Classification
  • Abstracting – Types and Guidelines
  • Information Retrieval System
  • Management – Principles, Functions, and Schools of thought
  •  Library and Information Centers Management
  • Computer Technology
  • Types of Software
  • Library Automation
  • Digital Preservation
  • Research – Concept, Purpose
  • Research Methods
  • Academic Library and Information System
  • Public Library and Information System
  • Special Library and Information System


  • Jurisprudence
  •  Constitutional And Administrative Law
  • Public International Law And Ihl
  • Law Of Crimes
  • Law Of Torts And Consumer Protection
  •  Commercial Law
  •  Family Law
  • Environment And Human Rights Law
  • Intellectual Property Rights And Information
  • Technology Law
  • Comparative Public Law And Systems Of Governance

Gujarat SET Syllabus – Commerce

  • Business Environment and International Business
  • Accounting and Auditing
  • Business Economics
  • Business Finance
  • Marketing Management
  • Business Statistics and Research Methods
  • Business Management and Human Resource Management
  • Banking and Financial Institutions
  • Legal Aspects of Business
  • Income-tax and Corporate Tax Planning


  • Management
  • Communication – Types, Process, and Barriers
  • Inflation – Concept, Types, and Measurement
  • Business Ethics and CSR
  • Group Behaviour – Team Building, Leadership, Group Dynamics
  • Interpersonal Behaviour and Transactional Analysis
  • Strategic Role of Human Resource Management
  • Competency Mapping and Balanced Scoreboard
  • Career Planning and Development
  • Performance Management and Appraisal
  • Standard Costing and Variance Analysis
  • Financial Management, Concept, and Functions
  • Portfolio Management – CAPM, APT
  • Dividend – Theories and Determination
  • Strategic Management – Concept, Process, Decision and Types
  • Market Segmentation, Positioning and Targeting
  • Consumer and Industrial Buying Behaviour
  • Customer Relationship Marketing
  • Data Collection and Questionnaire Design
  • Sampling – Concept, Process, and Techniques
  • Foreign Direct Investment – Benefits and Costs
  • Multilateral regulation of Trade and Investment under WTO
  • International Trade Procedures and Documentation; EXIM Policies
  • Intrapreneurship – Concept, and Process

Gujarat SET Syllabus – Computer Science and Applications

  •  Discrete Structures and Optimization
  • Computer System Architecture
  • Programming Languages and Computer Graphics
  • Database Management Systems
  • System Software and Operating System
  • Software Engineering
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Theory of Computation and Compilers
  • Data Communication and Computer Networks
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Gujarat SET Syllabus – Home Science

  • Food Science And Food Service Management
  • Nutrition And Dietetics
  •  Textiles
  •  Apparel Designing
  • Resource Management And Consumer Issues
  • Housing And Interior Design
  •  Child/Human Development
  • Family Studies
  • Communication For Development
  • Extension Management And Community Development

Social Work

  • Nature and Development of Social Work
  • Society, Human Behavior and Communities
  • Social Work with Individuals and Groups
  • Social Work with Communities and Social Action
  • Research in Social Work: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches
  • Administration, Welfare and Development Services
  • Social Policy, Planning and Social Development
  • Indian Constitution, Social Justice, Human Rights, and Social Work Practice
  • Areas of Social Work Practice I
  • Areas of Social Work Practice II

Exam Pattern for GSET 2021

  • The Language of the question paper in English and Gujarati.
S. NoPapersNo.of QuestionsNo of MarksDuration of the Test
1I50 Questions (compulsory)100 3 Hours
2II100 Questions (compulsory)200
Total Marks300
  • 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 shall consist 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 will appear both in Gujarati and English versions (except for languages and science subjects). In case of any discrepancy in Gujarati and English version of questions or ambiguity in translation/construction of a question in the exam in Paper- I and II, the English Version should be taken as final and the decision of GSET shall be final in this regard.
  • The candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of Paper – I and Paper – II on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) Sheet provided.
  • There are no negative marks for incorrect answers.
  • It is compulsory for Candidate to appear in both the papers. A candidate who does not appear in paper-I, will not be permitted to appear in paper-II.
  • The candidate shall have to return the original OMR Sheet of Paper – I and Paper – II to the Invigilator before leaving the examination hall / room. However, candidates are allowed to carry the Test Booklets of Paper – I and II along with duplicate copy (carbonless copy) of OMR Sheet on conclusion of examination.
  • There is no provision of re-evaluation/re-checking of results. No correspondence in this regards shall be entertained.

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