TNSET 2021: Application Form (Started), Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern

TNSET 2021TNSET 2021 Application Form has been started from 7th June 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.

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TNSET 2021 Exam Dates

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

EventsDates 2021
Notification for TNSET7th June 2021
Registration commences7th July 2021
Last date to registerJuly 2021
Availability of admit cardJuly 2021
TNSET 2021 exam dateJuly/ August 2021
Release of answer keyJuly/ August 2021
Result declarationJuly/ August 2021
CounsellingAugust/ September 2021

TNSET 2021 Application Form

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

  • TNSET 2021 Application Form has been made available via online mode.
  • Candidates are able to fill the application form from 7th June 2021.
  • The last date to submit the application form is till 7th July 2021.
  • Candidates are advised to fill the form carefully & completely as incomplete form will lead to rejection.
  • There is 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 can 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 is 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 has been released from 7th June 2021.

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

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

Answer: There is 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 July 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 July/ August 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 August 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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  2. My self from Manipur and I have completed my M.Sc from Madras university am I eligible to write the TNSET 2021

  3. I couldn’t open the site to apply my examination. There are many rumors against this examination. Kindly clarify me. Is this a authorized site? Reply me ASAP so that I can make my step ahead to apply.
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  4. Hi , I am Monisha , I have finshed microbiology will I eilligibity for SET exam recent update about position of assitant professer is it true ?

  5. Sir
    I have completed my m.ed
    Can I write set exam in education department .how can I get previous year question paper in education department .can u say sir

  6. When will the TNSET exam application get published ?. It was mentioned as 3rd week of Dec,2020 in the notification..kindly update us.

  7. Kindly mention the exact date of available of application in online and also mention the link that where we have to apply for the exam TNSET2021

  8. Who going to conduct TNSET exam 2021, Annamalai university or motherteresa university, where I can apply for exam please share link, I did my UG in physics and PG MCA, am I eligible to write this exam, bcz UG physics and PG Computer application

  9. When will the Tanset application process starts and also the examination date. Kindly update the above, already this is the third week of December.

  10. வணக்கம், தேர்விற்கான பாடக்குறிப்புகளுடன் கூடிய விவரம் மற்றும் கட்டணத்தொகை செலுத்தும் எங்களுக்கு MBC(OBC) தேர்வு முடிந்ததும் வினாத்தாள் எடுத்து செல்ல அனுமதி வேண்டும். தேர்வு கட்டணம் 1500 மிக அதிகமான அளவில் உள்ளதை நினை கூறுதல் அவசியம். தேர்வு முடிவை தெரிந்துக்கொள்ள உதவியாக இருக்கும். இத்தேர்வு சிறப்பாக செயல்படுத்த உள்ள பல்கலைக்கழகம் விவரம்.

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  13. My self from Kerala and I have completed my mba from Anna university am I eligible FL to write the tnset 2021

  14. To apply for TNSET exam one should be completed her studies in tamilnadu itself or can anyone apply for it from any corner of INDIA

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