Registrations for the Tamil Nadu State Eligibility Test for Assistant Professorship (TNSET) 2021 has commenced today with the release of the official notification. Annamalai University is the Nodal SET Agency recognized by the UGC for conducting the TNSET 2021 exam in Tamil Nadu. Online registrations have commenced from June 07, 2021, on the official website tnsetau.in. The last date to register online is July 07, 2021.
The TNSET exam is conducted to determine the position of Tamil Nadu Students for the position of Assistant Professor in Tamil Nadu Universities and Colleges, the official notification of TNSET 2021 reads. The exam date is yet to be announced although aspirants are encouraged to register online now that the application form is available.
TNSET 2021 may be conducted as an offline or online test depending on prevailing situations in centres across Tamil Nadu. There are two papers in the exam where the first paper is based on General Studies. The second paper is subject-specific. Candidates may note that TNSET 2021 is being conducted for 26 subjects.
In order to apply for TNSET 2021, applicants must have secured at least 55% marks in Masters. Relaxation of 5% on the minimum marks can be availed by candidates belonging to special reserved categories. Candidates have to appear in the TNSET in a subject of their Post Graduation degree course only. There is no age limit.
An application fee of Rs 1500 must be paid by General candidates in order to apply for TNSET 2021 online. The fee amount for BC/BCM/MBC/DNC candidates is Rs 1250 while for SC/SCA/ST/PWD/Transgender categories, the application fee amount is Rs 500 only. Applicants can pay the fee online after filling up the TNSET online application form using a credit/debit card or internet banking.
TNSET 2021 question paper consists of MCQ type questions only and the exams for the two papers are held separately in two sessions. the first session timings are 09.30 AM to 10.30 AM and the second session timings are 11.00 AM to 01.00 OM.
In the first paper, candidates have to answer 50 MCQs of 02 marks each. Paper-I carry 100 marks in total. The second paper consists of 100 MCQs of 02 marks each. The second paper, therefore, carries 200 marks.
There is no negative marking in the TNSET exam although all questions will be compulsory. Subject-wise, complete details of the syllabus of the exam are provided on the official website. The exam date is expected to be announced in due course of time. Candidates are advised to read the notification carefully before applying online for TNSET.