TN SET 2020: Tamil Nadu SET Notification (Soon), Application, Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern

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TNSET 2020

TN SET 2020 Notification will be soon released by the Mother Teresa Women University, Tamil Nadu, India. Tamil Nadu State Eligibility Test (TNSET) 2020 will be conducted from April 2020. It will require to fill in the Application Form Online. The aspirants will be applying for the exam to pursue the Junior Research Fellowship. They need to apply for the registration form by the online process. The Application Form will be filled by entering login details in the correct manner.

TNSET (Tamil Nadu State Eligibility Test) is conducted to recruit candidates for the post of Assistant Professor in various universities & Colleges (Private/Government/Aided) of Tamil Nadu state. Those wanting to take admission have to follow the application process, fulfill the Eligibility Criteria, etc. Those who have qualified the TNSET will be eligible for the counseling round.

For filling the form, applicants must browse through the net and complete the application process. In December, the Application Form will be released, and then after February 2020, it will no longer be available.

TN SET 2020 Notification – Soon

New TN SET 2020 Notification will be soon released by the Mother Teresa Women University, Tamil Nadu, India.

New TN SET 2021 Notification will be released in December 2020. Click Here to Check 2021 Exam Details.

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TNSET 2020 Important Dates 

Applicants must have to check the important dates of the Tamil Nadu State Eligibility Test, which is mentioned below for the candidates.

Events Dates (Tentative)
TNSET 2020 notification 2nd week of December 2019
Application form release 3rd week of December 2019
Submission of Application Form 2nd week of February 2020
Admit Card availability 4th week of February 2020
TNSET 2020 Exam Date 1st week of March 2020
Answer key release 3rd week of March 2020
Result declaration 1st week of April 2020
Counseling April 2020

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Exam Name TNSET
Full-Form Tamil Nadu State Eligibility Test
Exam Types PG Level
Exam Level State
Courses Offered Assistant Professor
Conducting Body Mother Teresa Women’s University
Application Mode Online
Exam Mode Offline
Exam Date To be Announced
Exam Duration 1 & 2 Hours
Official website
Helpline Tel: 04542-244417, 04542-244418
Email Id: [email protected]

TNSET 2020 Application Form 

The Application Form filling process must be followed at the website. The form must be filled before the last date of registration. After getting access to a link on the homepage, they will need to select the Careers option. Then put together details for login- contact no, date of birth, and name of the aspirant.

  • TNSET Application Form 2020 will be started from the 3rd week of December 2019.
  • Put every information in a precise way.
  • The TNSET 2020 Application form will be filled through online mode.
  • Hard copies of the Application Form will not be accepted.
  • The Application Form must be filled as per the instructions are given in the information bulletin.
  • Candidates will have to fill their personal, education & communication details in the Application Form.
  • Candidates will have to upload scanned images of passport size photograph, signature, and other required certificates (Income, Community & PWD).
  • After a moment, you will get the application no and password on your mobile phone. It must be kept all the admission procedures.
  • Attach the scanned image of passport size photo and signature to the Application Form.
  • Now submit the exam form with the payment of a fee.
  • Download the Application Form and keep its various copies of admission procedures.

Application Fee

  • For General candidates, the application fee is Rs.1500/-
  • For Reserved candidates, the application fee is Rs.500/-
  • For BC/MBC/DNC candidates, the application fee is Rs.1250/-
  • The price will only be paid by net banking, debit card, and credit card.
  • Fee once paid will be non-refundable.

The Application Form fee for the different category will be:

Category Application Fee
General & OBC (Creamy Layer) Rs. 1500/-
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) Rs. 1250/-
SC/ST/PWD-VI, HI, PH Rs. 500/-

TN SET 2021

TN SET 2021 Examination is conducted by the Mother Teresa Women’s University. This examination is conducted to check the eligibility of the Assistant professor in Tamil Nadu universities and colleges. From the month of May, the TN SET 2021 Application Form will be available until the month of December 2020. 

TNSET 2020 Eligibility Criteria 

It will be necessary for the aspiring candidates to complete their Master’s course from any reputed UGC university.

  • The aspirants should obtain 55% of the marks to be eligible for the exam.
  • Those in the final year of the Master’s course will be considered for the exam.
  • There are no age criteria for TNSET 2020, and any age group can attempt it.
  • The aspirants who appeared or will be appearing for the Master’s Degree (final year) examination and whose Result has not yet come will be eligible for TNSET 2020 Examination.
  • Qualification: Candidates will have to qualify a master’s degree or equivalent examination from University or Institutes recognized by UGC New Delhi.
  • Subjects: The qualifying exam must be passed with subjects like Science, Humanities (including languages), Social Science, Computer Science & Application, Electronic Sciences, and library & Information Sciences (as per the subject opted by candidates).
  • Percentage: Candidates will have to score a minimum of 55% marks for General/OBC (Creamy Layer), 50% marks for OBC (belonging to Non-Creamy Layer)/ SC/ ST/ PWD.
  • Appearing Candidates: Candidates appearing in their final year of master’s degree & candidates who are waiting for their results are also eligible.
  • Age Limit: There will be no age limit for apply for TNSET 2020

TNSET 2020 Exam Pattern 

Tamil Nadu State Eligibility Test will include three papers. Each of the papers will have objective questions. Here candidates can check the TNSET 2020 exam pattern to appear on the exam.

Mode: the exam will be done through the offline mode.
Exam language: the article will be published in English or Tamil language for some topics.
Type of questions: the questions will be multiple-choice questions.
Exam duration: 1 hour will be provided for paper 1 and 2 hours for paper 2.
Diagram of marking: 2 points will be assigned to each correct answer.

The exam pattern has been prepared for the previous year’s estimation.

Paper Marks Total Question Duration
Paper – I 100 Attempt 50 out of 60 9:30 AM to 10:45 AM
Paper-II 100 50 (All Compulsory) 11:15 AM to 12:30 PM
Paper- III 150 75 (All Compulsory) 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM

TNSET 2020 Syllabus 

The syllabus for TNSET 2020 Exam will be similar to the UGC/CSIR-NET Exam. The aspirants may load the program from the UGC official page that is The syllabus will not be sent to the students. It can be download through a link.

The curriculum of the TNSET 2020 Exam will be the same as in UGC/CSIR-NET. The exam authority will not send the curriculum to the candidates individually. The TNSET Syllabus details provided below for the candidates, those want to prepare themselves through Syllabus.

Subject Code Name of Subject
00 Common Paper
01 Commerce
02 Computer science and application
03 Economics
04 Education
05 Electronics
06 English
07 Geography
08 Hindi
09 History
10 Home Science
11 Journalism and Mass Communication
12 Law
13 Sanskrit
14 Tamil
15 Telugu
16 Political Science
17 Psychology
18 Social Work
19 Sociology

The study programs for all TNSET subjects can be downloaded from the UGC website. Document 1 will be designed to evaluate the Candidate’s teaching/research ability. It will mainly be designed to test the candidate’s capacity for reasoning, understanding, divergent thinking, and general awareness. Document 2 will be based on the questions of the topic selected by the candidates.

Preparation Tips

Some Preparation Tips of TNSET 2020 exam are mentioned below:

  • Consider the official syllabus & exam pattern for preparations.
  • Make short notes & save time during revision.
  • The applicants should have solved the previous year question paper for preparation.
  • Candidates have to prefer the mock test, which will have 25 questions each, with four choices. On each click on the answers system will tell them where the answers are correct or incorrect.
  • Make a proper time table & follow it.
  • Do meditation & yoga to increase concentration during preparations.

Exam Centers

The TNSET 2020 Examination will be conducted in Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Tiruchirapalli, Salem, Tirunelveli, Villupuram, Karaikudi, Vellore, Erode, and Thanjavur. Test centers once allotted will be final & will not be allowed of change of center under any circumstances.

TNSET 2020 Admit Card 

The Admit Card of the TNSET 2020 will be generated on the official page of TNSET. The TNSET hall ticket will be released through online mode only. The admit card will be made available in the 4th week of February 2020. Candidates will get to know about their exam venue, date & time, and other details through the admit card.

The aspirants may load the admit card of TNSET 2020 by providing roll no and date of birth. Without these details, you may not access the admit card. The aspirants will require bringing admit cards to the venue of the exam. It has been mandatory to carry it on the exam day.

It will only be available on the web page through online way. It is requested to keep a copy of the admit card before the end date of loading the admit card. The admit card will not be sent or mailed to the students, but they have to download it. Aspirants are commanded to attach new colored size photograph to admit card and in the available place. The students must be assured of the signature signed by one present during the exam.

TNSET Answer Key

The reviewing authority will publish the correction key after the completion of the written test. The TNSET Answer Key will be issued for all exam documents.

Applicants can also send their claims with documentary evidence within 15 days after the publication of the correction key. Candidates can send it by mail to the driving authority. Through the Answer Key, candidates will be able to check their answers to the questions asked in the examination. University will also provide the opportunity to submit objections regarding the answer key.

Candidates will be able to submit their objections through online mode via email within 15 days. After the due date, no grievance regarding the answer key will be entertained. Candidates will have to pay RS — 1000 through the demand draft to challenge the answer key.

TNSET 2020 Result

The Result for TNSET 2020 is important for the students to know their ranks and marks. The Result or rank list will represent the overall performance of the aspirants. The Result can only be viewed after you have entered roll no and date of birth. Counseling process, it is suggested to keep the copy of achievement to be used at.

The TNSET Result in 2020 will be declared in the 1st week of April 2020. The answer key is published on the website after the exam. The students can match their answers to the questions achieved in the exam.

It contains real answers, so it will be easy to estimate the answers. The students may load the answer key from the website. The answer key will be published for all sets a, b, c, d. It can be compared with the answers in the exam. The top 6 % of candidates will be declared qualified for Assistant Professor.  Candidates will have to log in and enter their Date of Birth & roll number to check their Result.

TNSET 2020 Cut-Off

TNSET 2020 Cut-Off is the minimum marks candidates will have to score to qualify the examination. The cut-off will be based on the number of candidates participated in the entrance exam, availability of seats, difficulty level of exam & previous year cut-offs.

In the case of General/ OBC (Creamy Layer) categories, candidates will have to score a minimum of 40 % marks. In the case of OBC (NCL)/SC/ST/PWD categories, candidates will have to score at least 35% aggregate marks.

TNSET 2020 Counselling 

TNSET 2020 Counselling will be done online after the Result is declared. For participating in the counseling, the available ones are accepted. There will be several rounds of counseling so they will need to undergo each stage of the counseling for final admission.

The officials will organize the counseling for those who are eligible for the final selection at several colleges. They will be able to qualify the Counseling round on the merit list. The direct link for registration will be available here soon after its official release. Those who have registered for the Counseling form will need to fill an appropriate choice that can’t be changed. The counseling will take place on the scheduled date and timing set by the authority.

  • Those carrying the Result copy while counseling will get a seat at college in a particular course.
  • At the time of choice filling, they will be providing the course as per preference.
  • If they are not attending the seat distribution at the correct time will not be given admission.

After the seat distribution, they will get the admission letter. The students must report to the college within the specific date or time; the seat will be canceled by the authority. After reporting the college, they must pay the required fee and confirm the admission. While verification of the document, the aspirants will require producing the necessary documents. On the basis of the Merit list, candidates will have to appear in the counseling process. It will be necessary to reach the cut-off marks to be eligible for the interview round.

If you any queries regarding TNSET 2020, you can ask your question leave comments below.

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  1. why the management paper is not listed in the syllabus says:

    why management paper is not listed in the syllabus?

  2. Gayathri A says:

    Dear sir, kindly give me a correct website address regarding fill the application form on online.

  3. Jeeva says:

    I completed mba.. why management paper is not listed.. can i choose commerce?

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