TNSET 2022: Application form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern

Mother Teresa Women’s University will issue the official notification in order to invite the application from the eligible candidates for TNSET 2022 (Tamil Nadu State Eligibility Test 2022). It is a state-level exam that will be conducted for the candidates aspiring to be an Assistant Professor in the universities across Tamil Nadu. The exam will be organized in 26 different subjects and at 11 distinct venues across Tamil Nadu. In this article, we will provide every important detail about TNSET 2022 exam such as tentative dates, application forms, and exam pattern etc.

TNSET 2022 Exam Schedule

Important Event Tentative Dates
Starting of Online Application Form Submission 3rd week of December 2021
Last date to Apply Online  2nd week of February 2022
Admit Card will be available from Last week of February 2022
Date of Examination  1st week of March 2022
TNSET Answer Key  3rd week of March 2022
Declaration of Result 1st week of April 2022

TNSET 2022 Application form

  • The application form for TNSET 2022 will accessible from the official website.
  • Candidates have to provide personal, educational and contact details in the online application form.
  • After entering the details in the application form, candidates will be required to upload the scanned copied of recent passport size photograph and signature.
  • Candidates are advised to keep a printout of duly filled application form for the future reference.
  • The application for different categories are as follows:
Category Application fee
General/ OBC Creamy Layer  Rs. 1500/-
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) Rs. 1250/-
SC/ST/PwDVI, HI,PH Rs. 500/-

TNSET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

  • A Masters Degree in relevant subject from a UGC recognized institute with at least 55% marks (50% for the reserved categories) is required in order to apply for TNSET 2020.
  • Candidates going to appear in the final year exam of the qualifying degree or result awaited candidates are also eligible. Such students have to clear the qualifying exam with the required percentage within 2 years of the TNSET 2022 exam otherwise they will be disqualified.

TNSET 2022 Exam Pattern

TNSET 2022 will be divided into the three sections and will be consisting of 3 papers i.e. Paper 1, Paper 2 and Paper 3.

Paper 1 will be of general nature having questions from teaching/research aptitude while Paper 2 and Paper 3 will be consisting of questions from the subject chosen by the candidate.

Sections Papers Marks Number of Questions
1st Paper 1 100 50 Questions
2nd Paper 2 100 50 Questions
3rd Paper 3 150 75 Questions

Note: Only objective type MCQs will be asked in all papers and each question will carry 2 marks

Examination Centre

The TNSET 2022 exam will be held in the following Nodal Centers:

Centre Code Exam Centres for TNSET 2022
01 Chennai
02 Coimbatore
03 Madurai
04 Tiruchirapalli
05 Salem
06 Tirunelveli
07 Villupuram
08 Karaikudi
09 Vellore
10 Erode
11 Thanjavur

Candidates, please note that the examination centre once selected cannot be changed in any circumstances.

TNSET 2022 Admit Card

Authorities will upload the admit card for all the registered candidates on the official website. No admit card will be sent to the candidates by post or any other offline medium. Exam schedule, venue and general instructions will be available on the admit card. No candidate will be allowed to appear for the exam without an admit card.

TNSET 2022 Result

The Result of TNSET 2022 will be declared online. Before publishing the result MTWU will also release the answer keys for the candidates to match their answers.  Candidates getting qualified in TNSET 2022 exam will receive an SMS of intimation.

Top 6% of the total appeared candidates in all three papers with at least 40% aggregate marks (35% for reserved categories) will be declared as qualified.

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2 thoughts on “TNSET 2022: Application form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern”

  1. where to apply for Tamilnadu SET exam?
    i’m searching for the website from november but i couldn’t find it.
    tnset is announced or not?

  2. when is the application for TNSET is available?


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