TNSET 2019: Tamil Nadu SET, Application Form, Exam Date & Pattern

TNSET 2019Tamil Nadu State Eligibility Test (TNSET 2019) will be organized by the Annamalai University. It is a state Nodal Agency of the UGC under the Government of Tamil Nadu. The examination is conducted to check the eligibility of the Assistant professor in Tamil Nadu universities and colleges. The exam is conducted within a state in 26 subjects. Candidates must appear in the written exam to be eligible for Assistant Professor. In this article, candidates can check the complete information of TNSET 2019.

Application Form Exam Dates Eligibility Criteria

Exam Pattern Syllabus

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TNSET 2019 Exam Date

Here, we have given the tentative dates related to TNSET 2019. Candidates can follow it accordingly.

EventsDates (Tentative)
Opening of online Application FormNovember 2019
Last date of Application FormNovember 2019
Releasing of Admit CardDecember 2019
Date of ExaminationDecember 2019
TSNET Answer KeyDecember 2019
Declaration of ResultDecember 2019

TNSET Application Form 2019

Candidates are advised to read the information brochure carefully before filling the application form.

  • Candidates have to apply to fill the application form through online mode.
  • TNSET application form 2019 will be started from the month of November 2019.
  • Candidates have to fill and submit the online application form till the last date of application form.
  • Candidates have to mention their category in the application form along with providing other details.
  • Candidates have to upload their passport size scanned photograph, signature and relevant community certificate in the prescribed format.
  • No need to send the printout of confirmation page to the exam authority.
  • Candidate should keep the printout with them.

Application Fee:

The application fee has to be paid through credit/debit card or net-banking. Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.

CategoryGeneral/ OBCOBC (NCL)SC/ST/PwD
Application feeRs. 1500/-Rs. 1250/-Rs. 500/-

Eligibility Criteria

The candidates have to satisfy the eligibility criteria given below to be eligible to sit in the written exam.

  • Age Limit: No upper age limit to apply.
  • Qualifying Exam: Applying candidate should have Master’s Degree or equivalent examination from Universities/Institutions recognized by UGC New Delhi.
  • Subjects: The qualifying exam should be passed with subjects, like Sciences, Humanities (including languages), Social Sciences, Computer Science & 5 Applications, Electronic Sciences, Library and Information Science.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates must have secured at least 55% of marks for General/ OBC (belonging to Creamy Layer) Category and 50% for OBC (belonging to Non-Creamy Layer)/ Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Persons with Disability (PwD-VI/HI/PH).
  • Appearing Candidates: The candidates those are in their final year of master’s degree or those result are awaited can also apply.

TNSET 2020 exam

Tamil Nadu Set will be organized by the Mother Teresa Women’s University. TNSET is a state level entrance test conducted for total 26 subjects. TNSET (Tamil Nadu State Eligibility Test) is conducted to recruit candidates for the post of Assistant Professor in various University & Colleges (Private/Government/Aided) of Tamilnadu state. The application form will be started from the month of June 2020.

TNSET Exam Pattern 2019

Here candidates can check the exam pattern of TSNET 2019 to appear in the exam.

  • Mode: The exam will be conducted through offline mode.
  • Language of Exam: The paper will be published in English or Tamil language for some subjects.
  • Type of Questions: The questions will be of Multiple Choice Questions.
  • Duration of Exam: 1 hour will be provided for paper 1 and 2 hours will be for paper 2.
  • Marking Scheme: 2 marks will be allotted to each correct answer.
PaperNo. of QuestionMaximum Marks
Paper 150100
Paper 2100200

Exam Center:

Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Tiruchirapalli, Salem, Tirunelveli, Villupuram, Karaikudi, Vellore, Erode and Thanjavur.

TNSET Syllabus

The syllabus of TNSET 2019 examination will be the same as in UGC/CSIR-NET. The exam authority will not send the syllabus to the candidates individually.

Syllabi for all TNSET subjects can be downloaded from UGC website.

Paper 1 will be designed 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 2 will be based on questions from the subject selected by the candidates.

TNSET Admit Card 2019

The TNSET hall ticket will be released through online mode only. No paper admit card will be issued to the candidates for appearing in the exam.

The admit card will be made available in December 2019. Candidates can download their admit card to make sure about their exam venue.

No candidate will be allowed to appear at the Examination Centre other than that allotted to him/her in the admit card.

TSNET Answer Key

The exam conducting authority will publish the answer key after the conduction of written test. The TNSET answer key will be released for all the papers of the examination.

Candidates can also send their grievance along with documentary evidence within 15 days after the publication of answer key. Candidates can send it through mail to the conducting authority.

TNSET Result 2019

TNSET entrance exam result will be declared through online mode. The candidates those will qualify the entrance exam will only be intimated by the authority by SMS on their registered mobile number.

The result will only be visible to the candidates those are appeared in the exam. The TNSET result 2019 will be declared in the last week of December 2019.

Top 6% of the appearing candidates who appear in both Papers I & II will be declared qualified for Eligibility for Assistant Professor by the reservation policy of the State Government.

In case of General/OBC (Creamy Layer) Category,  candidates must secure at least 40% aggregate marks.

In case of OBC (Non Creamy Layer/SC/ST/PwD Category,  candidates must secure at least 35% aggregate marks.

TNSET Counselling 2019

After a few days of written test result the authority will shortlist the candidates for the interview round. The candidates those qualify the written test will only be called for PI on the basis of the TNSET marks.

It is also necessary to reach the cut off marks to participate in the counselling rounds. Those will qualify the PI round will be considered for Assistant professor.

If you have any query related to TNSET 2019, you can ask your query in given below comment box.

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  1. A.ushamary says:

    Can you have m.ped to eligible for onset exam.

  2. Shilpa M says:

    Is have complited mcom and all my studies, in Karnataka.
    Do I will be eligible for tnset exam,
    Is is necessary to read and write tamil.
    Sir pls send me reply pls

  3. Mahaboob Basha says:

    This year conduct to Physical Education subject. Or added this subject..

  4. Thimmaraj says:

    Thanks very well

  5. Nanjundeswari P says:

    Sir I am studied in second semester of my master degree.
    M.Sc-clinical nutrition and dietetics .i am eligible or not.

  6. Usha says:

    Please include the physical education subject

  7. Nandhakumar says:

    I want previous year question papers of physics

  8. Sheeba says:

    I have completed b.sc matha and pg MCA . I am eligible for this exam? I want syallbus for MCA.

  9. Meenu kutty says:

    I am a MBA graduate can I apply for this exam?

  10. Basha says:

    M.phil Physical Education also this year Atten the Exam?

  11. selvendran says:

    hi friends
    i have completed MA MPHIL ENGLISH. i need SET syllabus

  12. Sathya says:

    I have completed m.sc biochemistry can you send syllabus for me

  13. Parimala says:

    What about commerce for set
    Xam

  14. Immanuvel says:

    dear sir’
    i don’t know creamy layer can you explain what it is?

  15. Ammu says:

    I completed my PG in Andra pradesh, rest of my all studies in chennai. Am i qualify for TNSET or APSET? Pls clear my doubt.

  16. CMary says:

    Is Management subject available for TNSET exam

  17. Sreena says:

    Hi
    I have done BSc,MSc and BEd in Calicut university kerala so can I apply for TNSET. Basically iam in kerala but after marriage I settled in Chennai

  18. Dhas says:

    Can you explain more details about councelling round.

  19. Sveta says:

    Sir I have done pg in human rights and duties education can I apply for SET Criminology

  20. SubbuKalees says:

    Dear sir,
    I want to know whether a pregnant woman (9 months) allowed to write TN set exam.if you reply it will be a great help for me

  21. Gnanamani says:

    How many markS will be consider forpass mark

  22. praveen says:

    mother Teresa university time period for conducting slet 2016-2018, then how they conduct slet exam 2019.

  23. Rupali says:

    I am domicile of Maharashtra State… And leaving also in Maharashtra only… I have completed my M.Sc…. Can I apply for this set exam??

  24. karuniya says:

    i’m pursuing my m.sc (maths) 1st year. am i eligible to apply for tnset?

  25. muthiah.k says:

    I have finished master of physical education. Now days can not write to tamilnadu state eligible test? What is reason?

  26. Tharaniya says:

    Please send computer science syllabus and model questionpaper

  27. Lakshmipriya says:

    may i know the syllabus and exam pattern. Whether 1st year pg student is eligible for this exam

  28. Keerthika says:

    PI round, what they asked

  29. V. Karthika Rani says:

    Paper 1eligibilty marks for tnset2019

  30. Srujana says:

    Do we have biotechnology subject in this exam.

  31. Mary Bobby M S says:

    I’m X&XII AISSCE CBSE 1992,BSc Che 1998 Holy Cross College,MCA BELFORD University 2006,MPhil CSc Bharathidasan University 2007 I’ve been working as a Computer Pragrammer cum Lecturer For Past 10 Years in Holy cross College 1998-2007 and Worked in two more colleges Srimad Andavan College for Arts And Science And Shrimati Indiragandhi College too. At present I’m working in Holycross college Tiruchirapalli Tamilnadu.I like to know whether I’m eligible to appear SLET 2018 examination? will u please Reply me?

  32. Ganesh says:

    Hi,anybody plz clear my doubt what is multiple choise question ??.and how can we ans it?

  33. K.suriyamoorthi says:

    My age is 65 yrs. Am I elgible to apply for Asst.Professor. professor exam in TNSET 2019.my date of birth 31/05/1953

  34. Krishna says:

    What about the interview round for tnset2018 when they will call

  35. KALAIVANI N says:

    Can you give English major syllabus

  36. Ramya says:

    Ineed public administration set syallabus

  37. Lakshmikandhan.d says:

    Next year please include physical education.

  38. Lavanya says:

    Pursuing PG Economics final year…3rd semester whether im eligible

  39. Arockia princya says:

    Could you please provide the syllabus for “Computer Science”.

  40. Syed Regi says:

    This Time add Physical Education Subject ?

  41. N.ANGAYARKANNI says:

    Can u give chemistry Syllabus?

  42. Nirmala says:

    I have done masters in value education and spirituality from annamalai university,in which category subject I can take as elective paper (paper 2)

  43. Anjugam says:

    Please give me a biotechnology syllabus for TNSET exam

  44. S.Anitha says:

    Can you send me the syllabus for English

  45. Mrs.Syed says:

    If master degree completed through the distance education the candidate will be able to attend this exam.

  46. Maragatham. N says:

    Please send economics syllabus set exam date next time announnent

  47. MADHURIMA says:

    i belong to other state but currently in chennai…. can i apply for TNSET?

  48. Shanthi says:

    I need previous question papers for management

  49. kothai says:

    which university will conduct next tnset exam for the academic year 2018-2019

  50. sundarapandiyan says:

    I get pass to 2019 set exam

  51. Kannikaparameswari says:

    Pls I need computer science tsyllabus and model question paper.

  52. Basheer says:

    If ug and pg degrees are different the candidate have eligible to write tnset exam

  53. Suba says:

    pls sent the mathematics set syllabus

  54. Deepa says:

    My native is andhra but now iam working in tamilnaadu and iam pursuing my bachelor of education(BEd) in tamilnadu can i apply for tnset exam please inform me

  55. nagamani says:

    I did MCA . I am from AP. can i apply for TNset exam. please reply me .

  56. AYSWARYA says:

    i just needed the model question paper for commerce subject

  57. mumthJ says:

    please in form the date of start of online applying and in need of model question paper

  58. Priya says:

    Now I am in PG first year. During March (TNSET Exam) I’ll be in the end of my first year. Can I right TNSET??

  59. Vigneesh says:

    Hi I have a PG in Cloud Computing from SRM University. Which subject I need to choose as my exam subject?. Thanks in advance.

  60. Murali shankar says:

    Hi pls to inform set exam…

  61. Vimala says:

    Pls inform 2019 exam details

  62. Your Name...indumathi says:

    Which university to conduct tnset2019

  63. Vel says:

    Which university will going to conduct TNSET 2019?

  64. Adhinash says:

    Mother Teresa University’s tenure as the nodal agent is completed, which is already mentioned in its official website. Then how will it conduct SET exam in 2019? Please clear my doubts.

  65. Gayathri says:

    What is meant by Pi round, is it personal interview or just like certificate verification

  66. Adhinash says:

    Which University is going to be the nodal agency?What about Bharatiya University?

  67. Monika says:

    Thank you so much

  68. Jaculine says:

    Could you please provide the syllabus for “Computer Science”.

  69. Krishna Kumar B says:

    Kindly Notify me regarding TNSET19 examination.

  70. Ananthi says:

    When shall I expect tnset in 2019. Will tnset will be conducted soon.

  71. V. Sathya says:

    Please tell the pass mark in paper1 & paper2 ..

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