TNSET 2020 – Mother Teresa Women’s University will soon release the application form for TNSET 2020. Candidates who want to appear for the TNSET exam to be held this year can fill the application form in online mode on the official website. The online mode application form is expected to be released in the month of July 2020. Tamil Nadu State Eligibility Test, also known as TNSET, is a state-level eligibility test conducted by Mother Teresa Women’s University to determine the eligibility for Assistant Professor in Tamil Nadu Universities and Colleges.
TNSET is conducted in a total of 26 subjects at 11 selected Nodal centres of Examination spread across the State. Candidates holding a master’s degree with a minimum of 55% marks are eligible to apply. Candidates are advised to keep on visiting our website for the late update on TNSET exam. Read the whole article to know important details of TNSET 2020 such as important dates, eligibility, application, pattern, admit card, result etc.
TNSET 2020 Important Dates
Mother Teresa Women’s University has not revealed the dates related to TNSET 2020 on its website. It is expected that the conducting authority will soon announce the important dates and start the application process for the test. Till the official dates are announced, the candidates can check the tentative important dates in the table below:
|TNSET 2020 notification releases||Last week of July 2020|
|Application form releases||First week of August 2020|
|Last date for submission of Application Form||Last week of August 2020|
|Admit Card availability||First week of September 2020|
|TNSET 2020 Exam Date||Second week of September 2020|
|Answer key releases||Third week of September 2020|
|Result declaration date||Last week of September 2020|
|Counseling begins||First week of October 2020|
TNSET 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Eligibility criteria for TNSET 2020 will be prescribed along with releasing the application form of the test. We have provided the eligibility criteria based on last year’s. Before filling the application form, the candidates are suggested to check the eligibility criteria. If any candidates found to be not eligible for the test will lose the chance to be eligible for Assistant Professor. The candidates can check the eligibility criteria of TNSET 2020 below:
- Educational qualification: To be considered eligible for YNSET 2020, the candidates must have completed their Master’s course from any reputed UGC university/college. The candidates who appeared or will be appearing for the Master’s Degree (final year) examination and whose final year exam result has not declared yet will also be considered eligible for TNSET 2020 Examination.
- Minimum Required Marks: In the master program, the candidates must have obtained at least 55% of the marks to be eligible for the exam.
- Age Limit: There will be no age limit for apply for TNSET 2020
- Subjects: The qualifying exam must be passed the master exam with subjects like Science, Humanities (including languages), Social Science, Electronic Sciences, Computer Science & Application, and library & Information Sciences.
TNSET 2020 Application form
The exam conducting authority will soon release the application form for TNSET 2020. Candidates can fill the application form in online mode on the official website. The application form is expected to be released in the month of July 2020 and can be filled latest by the last week of August 2020. The following are the important points related to the TNSET 2020 exam application form:
- The application form will be made available in online mode on the official website of Mother Teresa Women’s University at www.motherteresawomenuniv.ac.in.
- To fill the application form, visit the official website and select the option available for TNSET application form 2020.
- Candidates can now fill the application form by providing the required details such as personal detail, educational qualification detail, contact detail etc.
- Candidates will be now required to opt for the exam centre from the exam centre list given there.
- Candidates will now receive application no and password on their mobile phone. It must be kept all the admission procedures.
- Candidates will have to upload scanned images of passport size photograph, signature, and other required certificates (Income, Community & PWD).
- Candidates will have to now pay the application fee amount using the given payment option. After payment, click on the submit button.
- After submission of the application form, candidates need to take a print of the application form and keep it safe.
TNSET 2020 Application Fee
While filling the application form of TNSET, the candidates will have to pay the application fee as per the fee detail given below:
|General & OBC (Creamy Layer)||Rs. 1500/-|
|OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)||Rs. 1250/-|
|SC/ST/PWD-VI, HI, PH||Rs. 500/-|
Note: The price will only be paid by net banking, debit card, and credit card. Fee once paid will be non-refundable.
TNSET 2020 Hall Ticket
On completion of the application process, the exam conducting body will release the admit card for TNSET 2020. The exam hall ticket is expected to be released in the first week of September 2020. The candidates can download the Tamil Nadu State Eligibility Test Hall Ticket in online mode from the website. Candidates should note that no TNSET Hall Ticket is sent to the applicant by post or any other mode. To download the admit card, the candidates will have to visit the official website and select the option given for downloading the admit card and then enter the application no and password.
The admit card will be keeping detail such as the venue of the exam, scheduled for the exam, important instructions. Candidates will have to bring their admit card to the exam centre, no Candidate is allowed to appear at the examination centre without the TNSET hall ticket. Along with the admit card, candidates are advised to carry a photo identity card to the Tamil Nadu SET 2020 exam centre.
TNSET 2020 Syllabus
The syllabus of TNSET exam 2020 is similar to the UGC/CSIR-NET exam. The exam conducting authority has already published the link to download the TNSET exam syllabus on its website. Mother Teresa Women’s University, Kodaikanal will not send the syllabus to the candidates individually. We have also provided the direct links to download the subject-wise syllabus in the table below:
|Name of Subject||Syllabus|
|Common Paper||Download Here|
|Computer science and application||Download Here|
|Home Science||Download Here|
|Journalism and Mass Communication||Download Here|
|Political Science||Download Here|
|Social Work||Download Here|
TNSET 2020 Exam Pattern
The candidates preparing to appear for TNSET 2020 must know the exam pattern. The conducting body has already prescribed the exam pattern for the test. The candidates are suggested to keep the exam pattern in their mind while preparation. The candidates must know that the exam pattern for all subjects is the same. The exam pattern for the TNSET 2020 is furnished below:
Mode of Exam: The exam will be conducted in offline mode.
Medium of Exam: The exam would be conducted in English or Tamil language or both language.
Type of questions: The questions will be multiple-choice questions.
Exam duration: 1 hour will be provided for paper 1 and 2 hours for paper 2.
Marking Scheme: 2 marks will be provided for each correct answer. There is no negative marking for wrong or unanswered questions. The detail of TNSET exam pattern is furnished in the table below.
|Paper – I||100||Attempt 50 out of 60||9:30 AM to 10:45 AM|
|Paper-II||100||50 (All Compulsory)||11:15 AM to 12:30 PM|
|Paper- III||150||75 (All Compulsory)||2:00 PM to 4:30 PM|
Subject of Test
The list of all 26 subjects that are included in TNSET 2020 examination is provided below along with their respective codes and the medium of question paper setting:
|Subject Code||Subject||The Medium of Question Paper|
|03||Computer Science & Application||English|
|11||Home Science||English /Tamil|
|12||Journalism and Mass Communication||English /Tamil|
|21||Political Sciences||English /Tamil|
|23||Social Work||English /Tamil|
|26||Library & Information Science||English /Tamil|
TNSET 2020 Exam Centres
The list of TNSET 2020 exam centre has not been announced yet. However, based on last year’s exam detail, it is expected that the TNSET exam will be conducted at a total of 11 centres throughout the state. The list of tentative exam centre along with the centre code is furnished in the table below:
|Nodal Centres||Centre Code|
Note – Please note that the list of Test Centre given in the above table is tentative, we will update the same in case any changes introduced by the conducting authority.
TNSET 2020 Preparation Tips
Qualifying the TNSET exam is neither very difficult nor very easy. Therefore, the candidates must prepare for the exam in a particular way so that they can secure the required marks in the exam. In order to prepare the exam in a proper way, candidates should follow the tips mentioned below:
- Download the official syllabus and cover the entire topics included in it
- Know the exam pattern and prepare accordingly.
- Make a proper time table and follow the same.
- We also suggest the candidates to do meditation and yoga to increase concentration during preparations.
- Make short notes and save time during revision.
- Solve the previous year question papers.
- Practice the mock test which will have 25 questions each with four choices.
TNSET 2020 Admit Card
The admit card of exam will be made available in online mode on the official website of the conducting body. The candidates who have successfully submitted the application form will be able to download their exam admit card from www.motherteresawomenuniv.ac.in. The admit card will not be sent or mailed to the students, but they have to download it. The admit card will be released in the first week of September 2020, tentatively.
To download the admit card, the candidates will have to provide their application number and password which was created during filling the application form. After downloading the admit card, candidates need to check the detail mentioned over it. On the admit card, detail such as exam venue, date & time, and other details would be mentioned.
Candidates are commanded to attach new coloured size photograph to admit card and in the available place. The candidates must be assured of the signature signed by one present during the exam. It is mandatory for each candidate to carry their admit card and a photo ID proof to the exam centre. Without the same, no candidates will be allowed to enter the exam hall.
TNSET 2020 Answer Key
On successful conduction of TNSET 2020 exam, the exam conducting authority will publish the answer key based on performance by the candidates in the exam. The answer key will be published for all subject f TNSET exams. Through the Answer Key, candidates will be able to check their answers to the questions asked in the examination.
Candidates who are not satisfied with the released answer key can also send their claims with documentary evidence within 15 days after the publication of the answer key. The objection can be submitted through online mode via email. Candidates will have to pay RS 1000 through the demand draft to challenge the answer key.
TNSET 2020 Result
After releasing the answer key, the exam conducting body will prepare the result for the same and release it on its website. The result is expected to be declared in the last week of September 2020. The result for TNSET 2020 exam will be declared in online mode on the official website of Mother Teresa Women’s University. To check the result, the candidates will have to enter their application number and password which was created during filling the application form. Based on the performance in the entrance test, the result will be prepared. The top 6 % of candidates will be declared qualified for Assistant Professor.
TNSET 2020 Cutoff
After releasing the result of TNSET 2020, the conducting authority will release the cutoff for the vacancy for Assistant Professor. TNSET 2020 Cut-Off is the minimum marks that the candidates will have to score in the TNSET exam in order to qualify the examination. The cut-off will be based on the number of candidates participated in the entrance exam, availability of seats, difficulty level of exam & previous year cut-offs.
The General and OBC (Creamy Layer) category candidates will have to score a minimum of 40 % marks while in the case of OBC (NCL)/SC/ST/PWD categories, candidates will have to score at least 35% aggregate marks.
TNSET 2020 Counselling
The official authority will now organize the counselling process for hiring the selected candidates for the post of Assistant Professor. TNSET 2020 Counselling will be conducted in online mode soon after the declaration of result. For participating in the counseling, the eligible candidates will have to follow the counselling process and schedule as prescribed by the conducting body.
There will be several rounds of counseling so they will need to undergo each stage of the counseling for final selection. The registration link will be made available on the official website for the counselling process. Those who have registered for the Counseling form will have to fill an appropriate choice that can’t be changed later.
After registration, candidates will be distributed seat through the admission letter. The students will have to now report to the college within the specific date or time; the seat will be cancelled by the authority. After reporting the college, they must pay the required fee and confirm the admission. At the time of document verification, the aspirants will be required to produce the required documents.
TNSET 2020 – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question: When will the application process for TNSET start?
Answer: The exact date for start the application process has not been revealed yet, however, it is expected that the application process for TNSET 2020 will tentatively begin from the first week of August 2020.
Question: What will be the mode to fill the application form for TNSET 2020?
Answer: The candidates can fill the application form for TNSET through online mode.
Question: What is the last date to fill the application form for TNSET 2020?
Answer: It is expected that the candidates can fill the application form for TNSET 2020 by the last week of August 2020.
Question: I am appearing for the final year of my master’s program, can I apply for TNSET 2020?
Answer: Yes, those candidates who are appearing for the final year of their master’s program this year are also eligible to apply for TNSET 2020.
Question: What is the minimum required percentage do I need to obtain in master’s program to be eligible for TNSET 2020?
Answer: The candidate will have to obtain 55% marks in their master’ program in order to be considered eligible for TNSET 2020.
Question: What is the age limit to apply for TNSET?
Answer: There is no age limit to appear for the TNSET 2020 exam.
Question: How can I download my exam hall ticket?
Answer: TNSET exam hall ticket will be released in online mode on the official website. To download the admit card, you will have to enter your application number and password.
Question: What is the mode of TNSET 2020?
Answer: TNSET exam will be conducted in pen and paper-based offline mode.
Question: Where can I check the result for TNSET 2020?
Answer: You can check your result of TNSET in online mode on the official website. To check the result, you will have to log in using your User ID and Password which was created during filling the application form.
Question: What are the percentages of students who qualify in TNSET exam?
Answer: The top 6 % of candidates will be declared qualified for Assistant Professor Post.
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