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TNSET

Tamil Nadu State Eligibility Test

Form Date: 24 Feb - 24 Mar 2021 (Tentative)

Pen & Paper Mode

Form Date: 24 Feb - 24 Mar 2021

TNSET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 1,500
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Mother Teresa Women's University, Tamil Nadu (MTWU)

TNSET 2021: Application Form, Eligibility, Admit Card

Updated On - March 03 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

TNSET 2021 is conducted by Mother Teresa University to recruit Assistant Professor in different Tamil Institutes & Universities. Tamil Nadu State Eligibility Test is conducted at the state level in offline mode. TNSET 2021 is organized in three separate papers to test candidates' knowledge as per the exam pattern. Candidates who score a minimum of 55% marks in Master's Degree are eligible to apply online for the post in 26 different subjects. Candidates must read the eligibility criteria carefully before applying for TNSET 2021. Candidates should go through the article given below to know more about TNSET 2021

TNSET 2021 Important Dates

Check below in the table TNSET 2021 schedule:

EventsDates (Tentative)
Registration Process StartsFebruary 2021
Last date to registerThe second week of March 2021
Admit Card IssuedApril 2021
Exam DateApril 2021
Release of Answer KeyMay 2021
Result DateMay 2021
Counseling 

TNSET 2021 Application Form 

Candidates can fill the TNSET 2021 Application Form on the official website of the authority. Go through the mentioned below information of Mother Teresa University TNSET registration:
  • The application form will be available in the online mode only.
  • Conducting authority will not accept the hard copy of the TN SET application form.
  • Candidates need to do the registration before filling the application form.
  • Upload the scanned copy of documents such as photograph and signature in the prescribed format.
  • Applicants can pay the application fees through the online mode.
  • The applicable taxes & convenience fee etc. will be additionally charged.
  • Once the application form filling process is over, candidates are advised to get the printout for all further references.

TNSET Application Fees

Candidate should check the category wise TNSET 2021 Application Fees from the given below table:

TNSET Registration Fee 2021
CategoryApplication Fees
General and OBCRs. 1500/-
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)Rs. 1250/-
SC/ST/PWD-VI, HI, PHRs. 500/-
Mode of Payment: Applicants can make payment through the online mode only via Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking. 

TNSET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants are advised to ensure their TNSET 2021 Eligibility before applying for the entrance exam. Check the given below details of eligibility criteria:

  • Must score 55% marks in the qualifying exam for the general category and 50% marks for all reserved category candidates.
  • Should have a degree or master's or equivalent from any university or institute recognized by UGC, Delhi.
  • Candidates require to clear the masters from science, humanities, social science, computer science and application, Electronics Science, and library & information science.
  • Candidates who are in the final year of a degree or waiting for the result are also eligible to appear for the exam.
  • There are no age limit criteria for the candidates.

TNSET 2021 Exam Pattern

Check the given mentioned information of TNSET 2021 Exam Pattern to get an idea about the question paper structure:

TNSET 2021 Paper Pattern
Exam ModeOffline Mode (Pen and Paper)
Medium English and Tamil
Type of QuestionMultiple Choice Question (MCQ)
PaperThree
Marking Scheme +2 marks for each correct answer
Paper wise distribution of time, marks, and the number of question in a question paper:
PaperTime MarksNo. of Question
175 Minutes10050
275 Minutes10050
3120 Minutes15075

TNSET 2021 Subject of Test

Below is the list of subjects for which TN SET 2021 will be conducted:

Subject CodeSubjectThe medium of Question Paper
00Common PaperEnglish/Tamil
01Chemical SciencesEnglish
02CommerceEnglish/Tamil
03Computer Science & ApplicationEnglish
04EconomicsEnglish/Tamil
05EducationEnglish/Tamil
06ElectronicsEnglish
07EnglishEnglish
08GeographyEnglish /Tamil
09HindiHindi
10HistoryEnglish /Tamil
11Home ScienceEnglish /Tamil
12Journalism and Mass CommunicationEnglish /Tamil
13LawEnglish /Tamil
14SanskritSanskrit
15Life SciencesEnglish
16ManagementEnglish /Tamil
17Mathematical ScienceEnglish
18TamilTamil
19TeluguTelugu
20Physical SciencesEnglish
21Political SciencesEnglish /Tamil
22PsychologyEnglish /Tamil
23Social WorkEnglish /Tamil
24SociologyEnglish /Tamil
25Earth SciencesEnglish
26Library & Information ScienceEnglish /Tamil

TNSET 2021 Syllabus

The exam will be conducted as per the guidelines of the conducting body. To get a detailed knowledge of the syllabus, candidates can visit the official website or refer to the syllabus of UGC/ CSIR NET 2021. Candidates can check paper wise syllabus given below:

  • Paper 1- The paper will be primarily designed to test the reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking, and general awareness of the candidates. It will be intended to access the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. The paper will consist of multiple-choice questions(MCQs).
  • Paper 2 and 3- These papers are designed to check the candidate's knowledge of the subject selected. It is of objective type.

TNSET 2021 Admit Card

The authority will release the Admit Card on TNSET official website. Candidates can follow the below-given guidelines to download the Mother Teresa University TNSET 2021 Admit card:
  • Candidates will get details like exam venue, candidate's personal details, date and time of examination, etc.
  • It is mandatory to carry the hall ticket to the examination hall. No candidate will be allowed to appear without the admit card.
  • All the applicants are advised to keep extra copies of the Admit card for further use.

TNSET 2021 Exam Centres

The list of test centers where the exam will be conducted is given below. The allotted test centers will not be changed under any circumstances unless done by the authority in certain cases :

  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Madurai
  • Tiruchirapalli
  • Salem
  • Tirunelveli
  • Villupuram
  • Karaikudi
  • Vellore
  • Erode
  • Thanjavur

TNSET 2021 Answer Key

The Answer Key for SET 2021 will be published on the official website by the exam conducting authority. The Answer key will be released just after the written exams are over.

  • Through the Answer key, candidates will check the correct answers and tally with their own.
  • The Authority will also provide an opportunity to submit an objection against the Answer key.
  • Candidates will be able to submit objections through online mode within 15 days. After the deadline, no grievance regarding the Answer Key will be entertained.
  • Candidates will have to submit Rs. 1000 via Demand Draft to challenge the Answer key.
  • The answer key will be released separately for all the papers.

TNSET 2021 Results

After releasing the Answer key and the objection process, a final result will be declared online by the authority on TNSET official website. Candidates can check the following points to download the Results:

  • The authority will also notify the candidates who qualify for the entrance exam via SMS on the registered mobile number.
  • The results are generally released in the first week of May.
  • Top 6% candidates of the total appearing candidates will be declared qualified for the post of Assistant Professor.
  • To check the results, candidates will have to log in with credentials like-Date like Birth and Roll Number.
  • The TNSET 2020 will be in pdf format.
  • Candidates can download the scorecard for further reference.

TNSET 2021 Cut-off

The minimum marks needed to qualify for the examination will be considered as the cut-off for TNSET 2021.

Cut off will be based on three criteria-

a) Availability of seats

b) The difficulty level of the exam

c) Previous Year cut-offs

d) No. of Participants in the examination

Below given is the tabular form of cut- off based on past year analysis:

CategoryCut-Off
General/ OBC (Creamy Layer)minimum 40% marks
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)minimum 35% marks
Reserved( SC/ ST/ PWD)minimum 35% marks

TNSET 2021 Counselling

The Interview round(counseling session) will start soon after the results are declared.

  • The candidates qualifying for the examination will participate in the Interview process as per the merit list.
  • Candidates will have to reach the minimum cut-off marks to qualify for the counseling round.
  • The successful candidates will be allotted the colleges/universities as per their choice.
  • There would be proper document verification wherein the candidates will have to require the valid documents as prescribed in the guidelines.

TNSET 2021 Highlights

Get the basics of TNSET below in the given table:

TNSET Highlights
Short NameTNSET 
Exam Full NameTamil Nadu State Eligibility Test 
Conducting BodyMother Teresa Women’s University
Mode of ExaminationOffline(Pen-Paper Mode)
Mode of Application FormOnline Mode
TNSET 2021 Official Websitehttps://www.motherteresawomenuniv.ac.in/
Purpose of Examinationto recruit candidates for the post of Assistant Professor in various University & Colleges of Tamil Nadu

About Mother Teresa Women's University

Mother Teresa Women's University is situated at a beautiful hill station known as Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu. The University is set in the year 1984 under Article 15. The university aims to provide education and employment opportunities for women keeping the community unbiased. The university is known for its impeccable output in Academic Excellence and Personality Development. It also gives equal importance to the promotion of Employment to young girls.

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TNSET Important Dates

TitleDates
Admit card16 Apr 2021 (Tentative)
Exam Date29 Apr 2021 (Tentative)
Form Date24 Feb - 24 Mar 2021 (Tentative)
Result21 May 2021 (Tentative)

Tamil Nadu State Eligibility Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

3 hours

Total Marks:

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Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:

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Frequently Asked Questions

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How to apply

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The link is given in article above

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how to apply tnset 2021

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I can't able to find the application form anywhere could you kindly help me out to apply online

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Shall i apply now for TNSET ?

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Form Start Date:

24 Feb 2021

Form End Date:

24 Mar 2021

Number of days left to submit the form:

16

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Examination Date (Online):

29 Apr 2021

Application Fees:

₹ 1,500

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