TNSET 2020 – Mother Teresa Women’s University Nodal SET Agency releases the notification of TNSET 2020 for Tamilnadu State Eligibility Test (TNSET). Tamil Nadu State Eligibility Test is conducted to determine the eligibility for Assistant Professor in Tamil Nadu Universities and Colleges. MTWU conduct Tamil Nadu SET 2020 in 26 subjects at 11 selected Nodal centres of Examination spread across the State. Those candidates who have a master’s degree with a minimum of 55% marks can apply. Interested applicants can get the complete information of TNSET 2020 like application form filling process, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus etc through this page below.
Candidates who qualify for TNSET 2020 are governed by the eligibility criteria set for the Assistant Professors of concerned Universities / Colleges / Institutions (Government/ Aided /Private) of Tamil Nadu State. Candidates must follow the TN SET 2020 schedule given below.
|Submission of Online Application Form||To be announced|
|Last date for Applying Online||To be announced|
|Availability of Admit Card||To be announced|
|Date of Examination||To be announced|
|TNSET 2020 Answer Key||To be announced|
|TNSET 2020 Result||To be announced|
The information provided on this page is based on TNSET previous year notification. As of now, Mother Teresa Women’s University has not yet released new notification for TNSET 2020. Soon after new notification for TNSET releases, we will update it on our page.
What is TNSET Exam?
Before the examination process for TNSET begins, let us get an overview of what the examination is about. The TNSET exam is conducted for determining the eligibility of Assistant Professors in various Universities and College spear across Tamil Nadu. Go through the table below to get every important details for TNSET exam.
|Exam Name||Tamil Nadu State Eligibility Test|
|Conducting Body||Mother Teresa Women’s University|
|Mode of Exam||Offline exam|
|Marking Scheme||02 marks for correct answer. No marks are deducted |
in TNSET for incorrect answers
TNSET 2020 Application form
Application form of TNSET 2020 can be filled online from the official website. Here are brief steps for TNSET 2020 application form.
- Visit the official website of TNSET 2020.
- Click on apply online to start the application procedure for TNSET exam.
- Now fill every details asked in the application form and upload the images of photograph and signature.
- Pay the Tamil Nadu SET application fee s per the category and take a print out of confirmation page for future reference.
Candidates must pay the TN SET application fee to submit the application form successfully. Examination fee is accepted only if paid through online process.
- General/ OBC Creamy Layer – Rs. 1500/-
- OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) – Rs. 1250/-
- SC/ST/PwDVI,HI,PH – Rs. 500/-
Tamil Nadu SET 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Read the eligibility criteria as prescribed by the conducting body before beginning with the application procedure.
- Candidates must have a Master’s degree with a minimum of 55% (50% for OBC/SC/ST/Person with a disability) or it’s equivalent. The preferred subjects for Master’s Degree are – Sciences, Electronic Sciences, Humanities (including languages), Social Sciences, Library & Information Science, Computer Science & Applications.
- Those candidates are also eligible who have appeared or are appearing for their Master’s degree (final year) or result is awaited.
TNSET 2020 Hall Ticket
Mother Teresa Women’s University releases the admit card for TNSET 2020 once the application process is over. Candidates can download the Hall Ticket for Tamil Nadu State Eligibility Test from the website. No TNSET Hall Ticket is sent to the applicant by post or any other mode. The candidates should download their hall tickets to know their venue of the exam, schedule for the exam, important instructions. No Candidate is allowed to appear at the examination centre other than that allotted to him/her in the Tamil Nadu SET hall ticket. With the admit card, candidates are advised to carry a photo identity card to the Tamil Nadu SET.
TNSET 2020 Exam Pattern
The Test consists of three papers. All the three papers consist of only objective type questions/ MCQs and is conducted in three separate sessions as follows
- First Session – 1¼ Hours
- Second Session – 1 ¼ Hours
- Third session – 2 ½ Hours
|First||I||100||50 Questions – all Compulsory|
|Second||II||100||50 Questions – all Compulsory|
|Third||III||150||75 Questions – all compulsory|
Paper-I is of general nature, which is prepared to assess the teaching/research aptitude of an applicant. It is designed to test comprehension, divergent thinking, reasoning ability and general awareness.
Paper-II consists of 50 MCQs which are the compulsory question. These questions are determined by the subject selected by the candidate.
Paper-III consists of 75 MCQs which are the compulsory questions.
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Subject of Test
The list of all 26 subjects for which Tamil Nadu SET- 2020 examination is conducted is provided below along with their respective codes and the medium of question paper setting:
|Subject Code||Subject||Medium of Question Paper|
|03||Computer Science & Application||English|
|11||Home Science||English /Tamil|
|12||Journalims and Mass Communciation||English /Tamil|
|21||Political Sciences||English /Tamil|
|23||Social Work||English /Tamil|
|26||Library & Information Science||English /Tamil|
TNSET 2020 Exam Centres
The eleven centres where Examination is conducted last year in Tamil Nadu State with their respective codes are given below. The candidate has to opt any one exam centre for Tamil Nadu SET examination.
|Nodal Centres||Centre Code|
Note – Please Note that Test Centre once selected is Final and is not changed under any circumstances.
How to Prepare for Tamil Nadu SET?
The first question that comes in the mind of an aspirant is how to prepare for Tamil Nadu SET. As we know that Tamil State Eligibility Test is a state-level exam through which eligibility of Assistant Professors are determined. TN SET is a prominent exam of the state. So the preparations must be done with complete dedication. Here we have discussed some ways which may help our readers to prepare better for the exam.
Candidates must start their studies for examination by getting versed with syllabus. This may sound basic, however, this must be the first step of any preparation. Aspirants gets to understand the important topics for the exam, details topics asked, and some other necessary information as well. Along with the syllabus, aspirants must also remember the pattern of examination.
Practise the questions with the help of previous year papers, mock tests, model tests papers and other practise papers available. With regular practice, candidates will notice a subsequent difference in their speed, accuracy, they get to know about important topics, and some frequently asked questions as well.
Get in touch with previous year Tamil Nadu SET qualifiers. This helps to get the in-depth knowledge about the examination and know about the hidden aspects like the pressure aspirants feel in the exam hall, and level of the exam.
Tips and Tricks for Tamil Nadu SET
Hard work is necessary for the preparation of the examination. However, if the preparation is done with both hard work and smart work it will definitely lead to a positive result. Here are two videos that may help our readers in better preparation of the exam.
A video by Tut2learn
By Exam Tricks Tamil
TNSET 2020 Answer Key
Once the examination for Tamil Nadu SET is commenced, Mother Teresa Women’s University releases the answer key. This TN SET answer key can only be download from the official website of University. Know about the TNSET answer key 2020 below.
- After the examination of TNSET 2020, the official answer key for all the papers displays on the website of TNSET.
- Candidates can send their objections against the answer key along with documentary evidences to the email provided. This process is regulated for 15days after the publication of official answer key answer keys.
- After expiry of the stipulated time 15 days, no grievance regarding answer key will be entertained.
TNSET 2020 Result
After the final answer key, MTWU declares the result for TNSET 2020. The result of the TNSET 2020 examination releases on the website only for those candidates who appeared in all papers. Only qualified candidates receive intimation of the declaration of result through SMS.
Criteria for Declaration of TNSET 2020 Result
The result is declared based on the qualifying marks for the examination. Only top 06% candidates who are able to secure qualifying marks are declared qualified for the eligibility of Assistant Professor. Check the defined qualifying marks below.
|General / OBC (Creamy Layer) Category||40% aggregate marks|
|OBC (Non Creamy Layer) / SC / ST / PwD Category||35% aggregate Marks|
For Complete details of TNSET 2018 check – Official Advertisement
TNSET 2020 FAQs
Q1. What is the eligibility criteria for TNSET exam?
Ans 1. Candidates must have a master’s degree with minimum 55% marks to apply for TNSET exam.
Q2. Is there any age limit to apply for TNSET?
Ans 2. No. Mother Teresa Women’s University in the notification did not mention age limit
Q3. How much marks do I have to secure to qualify this exam?
Ans 3. To qualify the exam, candidates have to secure minimum 40% marks.