TNSET 2021: Tamil Nadu SET, Application (Started), Notification (Out), Dates

TNSET 2021 Notification has been released.  Application form has been released On 7th June 2021 by official authority. On behalf of Tamil Nadu State Government, Annamalai University shall conduct the State Eligibility Test (TN-SET 2021) for determining the eligibility of Tamil Nadu Students for the position of Assistant Professor in Tamil Nadu Universities.

தமிழ்நாடு மாநில அரசு சார்பாக, அண்ணாமலை பல்கலைக்கழகம் ஆனது தமிழக பல்கலைக்கழகங்கள் மற்றும் கல்லூரிகளில் உதவி பேராசிரியர் பதவிக்கு தகுதியானவர்களை நியமிக்க தமிழ்நாடு மாநில தகுதித் தேர்வை நடத்த அதிகாரப்பூர்வ அறிவிப்பை தற்போது வெளியிட்டுள்ளது. தகுதியும் திறமையும் உள்ள ஆர்வமுள்ளவர்கள் எங்கள் வலைப்பதிவின் மூலம் கல்வி தகுதி, வயது வரம்பு என அனைத்து விவரங்களையும் அறிந்து பின் விண்ணப்பிக்குமாறு கேட்டுக்கொள்ளப்படுகிறது.

The TN-SET examination will be conducted in General Studies and 26 subjects in pen and paper mode (OMR based) or online mode if the pandemic persists, in various centres spread over across the State.

TN SET 2021 Notification: Application form Released

TN SET 2021 Notification has been released. Click here to check Notification.

TNSET 2021 Application form has been released on 7th June 2021. Click here for application form details.

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TNSET 2021 Highlights:

Exam Name TNSET 2021
TNSET Full-Form Tamil Nadu State Eligibility Test
Types of Exam PG Level
Level of Exam State
Courses Offered Assistant Professor
Organizing Body Annamalai University
Mode of Application  Online
Mode of Exam  Offline
Exam Date To be Announced
Exam Duration 1 & 2 Hours
Official website

TNSET 2021 Quick Links:

Important Date Click Here
Application / Registration Click Here
Eligibility Click Here
Syllabus Click Here
Exam Pattern Click Here
Admit Card  Click Here
Exam Centers Click Here
Answer Key Click Here
Result Click Here
Contact Number Click Here
Preparation Tips Click Here

TNSET 2021 Exam Dates:

The information regarding the necessary events and also the tentative dates are mentioned below for the applicants:

Events Dates (Announced)
TNSET Notification 2021 7th June 2021
Released of Application form 7th June 2021
Submission of application form To be Announced
Downloading of Admit Card To be Announced
TNSET Exam Date 2020 To be Announced
Release of Answer key To be Announced
Declaration of Result To be Announced
Counselling Starts April 2021

TNSET 2021 Application Form & Fee:

The application forms may be filled solely through the web site that is the online mode.
The candidates will get the appliance form solely from the official web site.
The candidates ought to be terribly careful and alert with the last submission date.
Any application that is submitted once the last date is directly rejected.
The candidates need to visit the official web site so click on the Careers tab.
Then the candidates got to register here by getting into few details like the name, email id, contact variety, and DOB.
Once done the candidates can receive the applying number (User id) together with the word through the e-mail or as a text message.
The same credentials are used for the complete admission method.
The candidates even have to transfer all the mentioned supporting documents as advised on the web site.
The candidates need to be terribly careful concerning the dimensions and also the format before uploading the docs and also the scanned documents ought to be clear and correct.

Examination Fee and Mode of Payment

General Candidates 1,500/-
BC / BCM / MBC / DNC 1,250/-
SC / SCA / ST /PwD/Transgender 500/-
  1. After filling up all the details for the online application form for TN-SET 2021, the candidates have to select the option of payment of examination fee either by credit/debit card or net-banking. In case the examination fee is paid through credit/debit card or net- banking, the applicable taxes and convenience fee,  will be additionally charged.
  2. Please note that fee paid by any other mode like Money Order, Demand Draft, IPO, etc. will be rejected. Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.

NOTE: Candidate must necessarily enter his/her mobile number and email address while making payment of registration fee and the same mobile number is to be retained for further reference i.e to view results.

I. Instructions for Examination

  1. TN-SET 2021 will be conducted through pen and paper mode (OMR based) or online.
  2. The Hall Ticket must be presented for verification along with at least one original (no photocopy or scanned copy) valid identification card (for Example: Passport, PAN Card, Voter ID, Aadhaar-UID, Government Employer ID and Driving License).
  3. The candidates who do not have clear photographs on the hall ticket will have to bring two passport size photographs for appearing in the Test with an 
  4. Candidates will be subjected to checking to ensure that they are not carrying any electronic or any other gadget, mobile/cellular phone, tablet, pen drive, bluetooth device, watch, calculator, log table, wallet, purse, notes, chart, loose sheets or recording instruments strapped on their body or in their 
  5. There may not be a guaranteed security facility for safe-keeping of your valuable devices or personal belongings outside the examination 
  6. The check-in procedure inside the test hall includes capturing candidates’ photo and left thumb  This is a security feature which will verify your identity and also check impersonation by any candidate. Therefore, they are advised not to apply any external matters like Mehandi, Ink, etc. on their hands/foot.
  7. Candidates will be allowed inside the test centre from 8:30 AM onwards.
  8. The test centre gate will be closed at 9:00 AM. NO CANDIDATE WILL BE ALLOWED TO ENTER THE TEST CENTRE AFTER CLOSING OF THE Gate.
  9. Candidates are prohibited from communicating, consulting or conversing with other candidates in the Examination hall or causing disturbance in any manner whatsoever. Candidates are prohibited to borrow any item from other candidates in the Exam-Hall. In case of any disturbance, such candidates would be disqualified.
  10. Candidates will not be permitted to leave the examination hall before the end of the examination.
  11. Candidate can carry ONLY his/her hall ticket and valid identification card(s) inside the test centre, and other belongings will not be strictly allowed inside the test centre.

Candidates have to inform the invigilator in case of any misprint, missing pages in the question paper booklet within 5 minutes of the start of the examinations for replacement.

TNSET 2021 Eligibility Criteria:

The candidates ought to hold a master’s degree from a best-known UGC university.
While finishing the master’s degree the candidates should have studied the Sciences, Humanities (including languages), Social Sciences, computer science Applications, Electronic Sciences, Library, and information Science subjects.
The candidates ought to have achieved a minimum of fifty-fifth of score within the qualifying test to be eligible.
Even the candidates who are within the method of finishing the master’s degree are eligible to use.
The TNSET doesn’t have any set age criteria for the university.

TNSET 2021 Exam Pattern:

Paper-I shall be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the  It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate. The paper will consist of 50 (fifty) Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs); each question will carry 2 Marks.

Paper-II will consist of 100 objective type compulsory questions; each question carries 2 marks, which will be based on the subject selected by the 

There is no negative mark for wrong

All the questions of Paper-II will be compulsory, covering the entire 

The candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of Paper-I and Paper-IIon Optical Mark Reader (OMR) sheet which will be provided along with the test 

The Test will consist of two papers with Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and will be held in two separate sessions as follows:

Session Number of MCQ General PwD

50 Questions – all Compulsory
(2 Marks each)

1 Hour
(09:30 A.M. to 10.30 A.M.)
1 Hour 20 minutes
(09:30 A.M. to 10.50 A.M.)

100 Questions – all compulsory
(2 Marks each)

2 Hours
(11.00 A.M. to 01.00 P.M.)
2 Hours 40 minutes
(11.00 A.M. to 01.40 P.M.)

Below is that the list of the topics and also the language for the test paper:

Common Paper = English/Tamil
Chemical Sciences = English
Commerce = English /Tamil
Computer Science & Application = English
Economics = English /Tamil
Education = English /Tamil
Electronics = English
English = English
Geography = English/Tamil
Hindi = Hindi
History = English/Tamil
Home Science = English /Tamil
Journalism and Mass Communication = English /Tamil
Law = English /Tamil
Sanskrit = Sanskrit
Life Sciences = English
Management = English /Tamil
Mathematical Sciences = English
Tamil = Tamil
Telugu = Telugu
Physical Sciences = English
Political Science = English /Tamil
Psychology = English /Tamil
Social Work = English /Tamil
Sociology = English /Tamil
Earth Sciences = English
Library = English /Tamil.

TNSET 2021 Exam Syllabus:

The information regarding the course of study is mentioned below:

Chemical Sciences
Computer Science & Application
Home Science
Journalism and Mass Communication
Life Sciences
Mathematical Sciences
Physical Sciences
Political Science
Social Work
Earth Sciences

TNSET 2021 Exam Admit Card:

The Admit card is assigned on the official web site just for the approved candidates.
The candidates need to transfer their Admit card of solely by getting into their Roll # & the DOB from the official website.
After the transfer, the candidates even have to print the admit card for future reference.
The candidates need to carry the admit card to the test center as an alternative they’ll not be allowed to write down the examination.

TNSET 2021 Exam Result:

The only thanks to getting the results is through the official web site.
The candidates need to use the credentials to urge the results document.
The candidates need to transfer the document initial so print additional copies of a similar because it is needed at the time

TNSET 2021 Counseling:

The counseling can the regular solely once the results are out and this can be conducted online for the candidates.
The counseling is conducted in multiple rounds and also the candidates need to bear all the rounds to urge the elite.
The university officers can conduct the final counseling session for the chosen candidates at the preferred schools.

Reservation Category:

The total slots shall be allocated to different categories as per the reservation policy of Government of Tamil Nadu.









MBC-Vanniyakula Kshatriya














Nodal Centres of Examination

The centres where examination will be conducted in Tamil Nadu State with their respective codes are given below. The candidate can select any one Examination Centre for TN-SET 2021 examination.

Centre Code Nodal Centres for TN-SET 2021
11 Chidambaram
12 Chennai
13 Coimbatore
14 Erode
15 Karaikudi
16 Madurai
17 Salem
18 Thanjavur
19 Tiruchirappalli
20 Tirunelveli
21 Vellore
22 Villupuram


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