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TNSET 2017 Online Application Form, Eligiblity Criteria for Assistant Professor Exam

TNSET 2017: Mother Teresa Women’s University has released a notification of conducting an examination for appointing eligible candidates in the particular Faculty posts at Tamil Nadu. This is a State Eligibility Test (SET) so citizens who are having passion to work as an Assistant Professor in any of the Universities/ Colleges (Government/ Aided/ Private) within state can attempt this test. Students who are going to appear in the final semester exams or awaiting for results can also apply. The good news is there is no age limit for this TNSET 2017 exam. Read the below given paragraphs, to get more knowledge about this selection.

Authority Mother Teresa Women’s University – TNSET 2017
Designation Assistant Professor
Vacancy Nos NA Last Date 19-03-2017
Education Master Degree
Job Nature Permanent/ Temporary
Location Tamil Nadu

TNSET 2017

The nodal agency nominated by Government for organising this exam is Mother Teresa Women’s University, Kodaikanal. It was accredited with ‘B’ certificate by NAAC. TNSET 2017 is planned to be conducted for the following 25 subjects. Individuals with these academic backgrounds can submit their applications through online mode. Appliers will be allowed to participate in the exam, on any of the 16 nodal centres across state by giving admit cards. Individuals qualifying in the TNSET 2017 will not be issued with any mark sheets, but if qualified eligibility certificate will be given (on production of requisite document proofs).

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Subject Code and Subject Details of TNSET Exam 2017

Subject Code Subject Medium of Question
01 Chemical Sciences English
02 Commerce English
03 Computer Science & Application English
04 Economics English
05 Education English
06 Electronics English
07 English English
08 Geography English
09 Hindi Hindi
10 History English
11 Home Science English
12 Journalism and Mass Communication English
13 Law English
14 Sanskrit Sanskrit
15 Life Sciences English
16 Management English
17 Mathematical Science English
18 Tamil Tamil
19 Telugu Tamil
20 Physical Sciences English
21 Political Sciences English
22 Psychology English
23 Social Work English
24 Social Work English
25 Geology (Earth & Space) English

Necessary Qualification: Post Graduates on relevant subjects who had secured atleast 50% marks incase of BC/ MBC/ DNC/ SC/ ST/ PH/ PWD-VH category and 55% incase of General category can apply for this TNSET 2017.

  • For Assistant Professor post: Master Degree or equivalent in Classical Dynamics/ Applied Mathematics/ Genetics/ Oceanography/ Bio-Organic Chemistry/ Thermodynamics, etc.

Doctoral Degree holders who had completed Master Degree on or before September 1991 can also apply. Such persons might get 5% relaxation in marks. All these education must be studied by appliers from any institute/ College recognized by UGC.

Selection Process: On three different sessions (at single day), the TNSET 2017 exam will be conducted i.e. three papers. The time allotted for third paper is 2 ½ hours and for other papers the maximum time is 1 ¼ hours. Questions will be of objective type and OMR sheets shall be distributed for marking answers.

  • Paper-I of TNSET 2017 Exam: General and Aptitude type 50 questions
  • Paper-II of TNSET 2017 Exam: Subject related 50 questions
  • Paper-III of TNSET 2017 Exam: Subject related 75 questions

To declare as qualified in exam, aspirants should score 50% (General)/ 40% (BC/ MBC/ DNC/ PWD/ SC/ ST) mark in Paper-I and 40% (General)/ 35% (BC/ MBC/ DNC/ PWD/ SC/ ST) marks in other papers (each).

Subject & Category wise merit list will be prepared finally, based on overall marks secured by contestants in all the three papers. Atlast top 15% of candidates will be declared as eligible for Assistant Professor posts. Participants should also produce their original academics, community, etc, certificates for verification, when asked.

Examination Fee: Every applier must pay the examination fee if willing to participate in TNSET 2017. Using Credit/ Debit Card or Net Banking facilities, the prescribed amount of fee can be paid based on his/ her category.

Category/ Particulars Amount
General Rs.1500/-
BC/ MBC/ DNCs Rs.1250/-
SC/ ST/ PWD-VI, HI, PH Rs.500/-
Mode of Payment Online
Applicable Taxes, Convenience & Processing Fee As applicable
Late payment (if registering after last date 12th Mar 2017) Rs.300/-


After doing payment, check the status of fee payment at www.tnsetexam2017mtwu.ac.in. If the status is enabled as Ok then take printout copy of Confirmation page. If it’s not Ok then pay the fee again. In such cases, the cancelled transaction amount will be refunded to concerned card within a week.

How to Apply Online for TNSET 2017

Those who are willing to write this TNSET 2017 exam have to submit their applications through online mode by following the guidelines given below. But before beginning to apply, keep valid email id, necessary certificates and JPG format scanned copies of photograph & signature with you.

  • Open the website page tnsetexam2017mtwu.ac.in.
  • Newly register your details for TNSET 2017 by clicking on the concerned link.
  • Scanned copies of photo & signature should also be uploaded.
  • Preview the information and hit the “Submit” button.
  • Select the option of payment of exam fee.
  • Do the transaction and check the status.
  • Finally take printout copies of completed application/ confirmation page.
Official Notification tnsetexam2017mtwu.ac.in
Apply Online Click here

Dates to Remember

Beginning date of online registration 12th Feb 2017
Online application can be submitted upto 12th Mar 2017
Last date for applying online with late fee 19th Mar 2017
Examination will be conducted on 23rd Apr 2017

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Tamil Nadu SET 2017 Exam Centre Code Details

Exam Centre Name Exam Centre Code
Chennai 01
Coimbatore 02
Madurai 03
Tiruchirapalli 04
Salem 05
Tirunelveli 06
Villupuram 07
Karaikudi 08
Dharmapuri 09
Vellore 10
Erode 11
Namakkal 12
Tanjore 13
Nagercoil 14
Pudukkottai 15
Cuddalore 16

Note: Details about the TNSET exam 2017 that is going to be conducted for hiring suitable faculties for Assistant Professor designation are summarised above. Go through the official notice, for more information.

Updated: 7th February 2017 — 3:02 pm

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