TNSET 2021: Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Exam Pattern

TNSET 2021TNSET 2021 examination will be organized by Annamalai University. Tamil Nadu State Eligibility Test (TNSET) is a state level entrance test which will be conducted for 26 subjects. Candidates who will qualify the examination will be governed by the eligibility criteria stipulated for Assistant Professors of concerned Universities/ Colleges/ Institutions (Private/ Government/ Aided) of Tamil Nadu state. Candidates must go through following article for details regarding application form, eligibility criteria, admit card & much more for TNSET 2021 exam.

Application Exam Dates Exam Pattern

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TNSET 2021 Exam Dates

Here we are providing table regarding tentative schedule for TNSET 2021 Exam Dates:

EventsDates (Tentative)
Notification for TNSET2nd week of December 2020
Registration commences3rd week of December 2020
Last date to register2nd week of February 2021
Availability of admit card4th week of February 2021
TNSET 2021 exam date1st week of March 2021
Release of answer key3rd week of March 2021
Result declaration1st week of April 2021
Counselling2nd week of April 2021

TNSET 2021 Application Form

Candidates must go through following details regarding TNSET 2021 Application Form:

  • TNSET 2021 Application Form will be made available via online mode.
  • Candidates will be able to fill the application form from 3rdweek of December 2020.
  • The last date to submit the application form will be till 2ndweek of February 2021.
  • Candidates are advised to fill the form carefully & completely as incomplete form will lead to rejection.
  • There will be no need to send any kind of hard copy of application form to exam conducting authority.
  • Before submission of form, candidates must upload scanned image of passport size photograph & signature in the prescribed format.
  • During registration also provide valid/ working mail ID & phone number in the application form.
  • At last, do not forget to take printouts of filled in application form for further use.

Application Fee:

  • TNSET 2021 application fee will be paid through online mode.
  • The mode of payment includes credit card, debit card or net banking.
  • Candidates are advised not to submit the fee in any other modes like Money Order, IPO, Demand Draft, etc.
  • The application fee as per category will be as:
CategoryGeneral/ OBC Creamy LayerOBC (Non Creamy layer)SC/ ST/ PwD- VI, HI, PH
FeeRs. 1500/-Rs. 1250/-Rs. 500/-

TNSET Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must go through following details regarding TNSET 2021 Eligibility Criteria:

  • Qualification: Candidates must qualify master or equivalent degree from recognized board or university.
  • Mandatory Subject: Candidates must have qualified the qualifying examination with subjects like Science, Social Science, Humanities, Electronic Science & Library, Computer Science & Application, & Information Science.
  • Percentage: He/ She must score minimum 55% marks for General/ OBC category candidates and 50% marks for OBC (belonging to Non-Creamy Layer)/ SC/ ST/ PwD.
  • Appearing: Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination will be also eligible for TNSET.

TNSET 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates must go through following details regarding TNSET 2021 Exam Pattern:

  • Exam Mode: TNSET 2021 examination will be organized via offline mode.
  • Type of Questions: Question paper will consist of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ).
  • Marking Scheme: Each correct answer will consist of 2 marks.
  • Negative Marking: There will no negative marking in the examination.
  • Exam Medium: The paper will be published in English & Tamil languages.

Candidates must check following table regarding exam pattern:

SessionPaperMarksNo. of QuestionsDuration
FirstI100501 Hour 15 minutes
SecondII100501 Hour 15 minutes
ThirdIII150752 Hours

TNSET Syllabus

TNSET 2021 Syllabus will be same as in UGC/ CSIR-NET. Syllabus will be different for both papers. Paper 1 will be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/ research aptitude of candidate. It will primary be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking & general awareness of candidate. Paper II & III will be based on the subject selected by the candidate.

TNSET 2021 Preparation Tips

Candidates must go through following tips & tricks while preparing for TNSET exam:

  • Go through complete syllabus & exam pattern.
  • Make proper time table & follow it.
  • Make short notes & revise it accordingly.
  • Solve previous year question paper.
  • Do meditation & yoga.

TNET 2021 Exam Centers

The TNSET 2021 Examination will be organized in Chennai, Coimbatore, Salem, Madurai, Tiruchillapalli, Tirunelveli, Karaikudi, Villupuram, Vellore, Erode, and Thanjavur. Exam centers once allotted will not be changed and will be final under any circumstances.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: It will get released from third week of December 2020.

Answer: No, the application form will be only available via online mode.

Answer: There will be no age limit to apply for the examination.

Answer: There will be no negative marking for TNSET examination.

Answer: Exam centers once allotted will not be changed.

TNSET 2021 Admit Card

TNSET 2021 Admit Card will be uploaded on the website through online mode. No candidate will receive any admit card via post or courier. It will be made available in the fourth week of February 2021.

Admit card will be the mandatory item candidates will have to carry at the examination hall. No candidate will be allowed to permit for the examination hall without admit card. Candidates are advised to take printout of admit card for the further process.

TNSET Answer Key

TNSET 2021 Answer Key will be released by the exam conducting authority. It will get release after the commencement of written examination. The answer key will be different for all papers separately.

With the help of answer key, candidates will be able to check their answer of each questions asked in the examination. Candidates will be able to submit their objection via online mode via email within 15 days. To challenge the answer key, candidates will have to pay Rs. 1000.

TNSET 2021 Result

TNSET Result will be declared by first week of April 2021. The result will be made available via online mode. After qualifying the entrance exam, candidates will be notified by the authority by SMS on their registered mobile number.

Candidates will have to login & enter their date of birth and roll number to check their result. After result declaration, all qualified candidates will have to appear for the counselling process.

TNSET Cut-off 2021

TNSET 2021 Cut-off will be based on number of candidates participated in the entrance exam, seats availability, difficulty level of exam, & previous year cut-off. Cut-off will be the minimum marks candidates will have to qualify to score the examination.

For General/ OBC (Creamy layer) candidates will have to score minimum 40% marks. In case of OBC (NCL)/ SC/ ST/ PwD category, candidates will have to score atleast 35% marks.

TNSET 2021 Counselling

TNSET Counselling will get commenced from second week of April 2021. Counselling procedure will get commenced after the declaration of result. It will be mandatory for all qualified candidates to participate in the counselling process.

It will be necessary to reach minimum cut-off to participate in the counselling process. Candidates will also have to bring required documents at the time of counselling.

For any other queries regarding TNSET 2021, you can ask us by leaving your comment below.

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  1. Nithiya says:

    TNSET contains life science

  2. o k ganesan says:

    please send TN SET 2020 ONLINE APPLY

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