TNSET 2021 – The TNSET application form 2021 procedure is now over. Annamalai University Nodal Set Agency for Tamil Nadu had released the notification of TNSET 2021. 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 2021 in 26 subjects at 11 selected Nodal centres of Examination spread across the State. Interested applicants can get the complete information of TNSET 2021 like the application form filling process, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus etc through this page below.
Latest: TNSET 2021 Application procedure is closed now!
Candidates who qualify for TNSET 2021 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 2021 schedule given below.
|Submission of Online Application Form||07 Jun 2021|
|Last date to submit TNSET application form||07 July 2021|
|Availability of Admit Card||To be announced|
|TNSET 2021 Exam Date||To be announced|
|Answer Key release date||To be announced|
|Result declaration||To be announced|
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||Annamalai University|
|Mode of Exam||Offline exam|
|Marking Scheme||02 marks for correct answer. No marks are deducted |
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TNSET 2021 Exam Pattern
The TNSET exam will take place in pen and paper or online mode depending upon the COVID-19 situation. The Test consists of two papers. All the two papers consist of only objective type questions/ MCQs and are conducted in three separate sessions as follows
- First Session – 1 Hours
- Second Session – 02 Hours
|First||I||100||50 Questions – all Compulsory|
02 marks each
|Second||II||200||100 Questions – all Compulsory|
02 marks each
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 100 MCQs which are the compulsory question. These questions are determined by the subject selected by the candidate.
Subject of Test
The list of all 26 subjects for which the Tamil Nadu SET 2021 exam 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 2021 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.
TNSET 2021 Application form
Application form of TNSET 2021 can be filled online from the official website. Here are brief steps for TNSET 2021 application form.
- Visit the official website of TNSET 2021.
- Click on apply online to start the application procedure for the TNSET.
- Now fill in every detail asked in the application form and upload the images of the photograph and signature.
- Pay the Tamil Nadu SET application fees per the category and take a printout of the 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.
- There is no age limit criteria in TNSET.
TNSET Hall Ticket 2021
Annamalai University releases the admit card for TNSET 2021 once the application process is over. Candidates can download the Hall Ticket for Tamil Nadu State Eligibility Test from the website, tnsetau.in. No TNSET Hall Ticket is sent to the applicant by post or any other mode. The candidates should download their hall tickets to know the 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 Answer Key 2021
Once the examination for Tamil Nadu SET is commenced, Annamalai University releases the answer key. This answer key for TNSET can only be downloaded from the official website of University. Know about the TNSET answer key 2021 below.
- After the examination of TNSET, 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 evidence 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 2021 Result
After the final answer key, MTWU declares the result for TNSET 2021. The TNSET result 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 2021 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|
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Ans. The TNSET official website is tnsetau.in.
Ans. TNSET syllabus is same as that of UGC NET exam. It can be downloaded from ugcnetonline.in and csirhrdg.res.in.
Ans. Tamil Nadu State Eligibility test (TNSET) is a state level exam to recruit candidates for the post of Assistant Professor in various University & Colleges.