Tamil Nadu State Eligibility Test (TNSET) 2018 Notification Released For Assistant Professors

By Divya

The Mother Teresa Women's University, Kodaikanal conducts Tamil  Nadu State Eligibility Test (TNSET) for Assistant Professors in Tamil Nadu Universities and Colleges. 

Eligibility criteria for TNSET 2018:

  • Candidates who have secured at least 55% of marks in Master's Degree or equivalent examination from Universities/ Institutions recognized by UGC New Delhi, in subjects like Sciences, Humanities (including languages), Social Sciences, Computer Science &  Applications, Electronic Sciences, Library & Information Science, are eligible to appear for this examination.

Age limit for TNSET 2018:

  • There is no upper age limit for applying for the TNSET2018 examination.

How to apply for TNSET 2018?

Candidates seeking admission to the Examination (TNSET2018,) must apply through the official website.


  • Candidates are strictly instructed to upload their Photograph, Name with an initial, Name of parents with initials and mobile number accurately and correctly.
  • The mobile number once registered cannot be changed or used for another candidate. 
  • The University will not be responsible for any lapses on the part of the candidates. 
  • Candidates are advised to upload online applications form with efficient internet speed. The University will not be responsible for any mistakes or lapses in uploading or making wrong or double payments.
TNSET  2018 Notification Released

Subjects of tests:

The University will conduct TNSET 2018 in 26 Subjects at 11 Examination Centers across the State.


Subject Code Subject Medium of question paper
 00 Common Paper English/Tamil
 01 Chemical Sciences English
 02 Commerce English /Tamil
 03 Computer Science & Application English
 04 Economics English /Tamil
 05 Education English /Tamil
 06 Electronics English
 07 English English  
 08 Geography English /Tamil
 09 Hindi Hindi
 10 History English/Tamil
 11 Home Science English/Tamil
 12 Journalism and Mass Communication English/Tamil
 13 Law English/Tamil
 14 SanskritSanskrit 
 15 Life Sciences English
 16 Management English /Tamil
 17 Mathematical Sciences English
 18 Tamil Tamil
 19 Telugu Telugu
 20 Physical Sciences English
 21 Political Science English /Tamil
 22 Psychology English /Tamil
 23 Social Work English /Tamil
 24 Sociology English /Tamil
 25 Earth Sciences English
26 Library & Information Science English /Tamil

Nodal centres for TNSET 2018:

  • Chennai 
  • Coimbatore 
  • Madurai 
  • Tiruchirapalli 
  • Salem 
  • Tirunelveli 
  • Villupuram 
  • Karaikudi 
  • Vellore 
  • Erode 
  • Thanjavur

Examination fee for TNSET 2018:

  • For General/ OBC Creamy Layer: Rs.1,500
  • OBC (Non-Creamy Layer): Rs.1,250
  • For SC/ST/PwD- VI, HI, PH: Rs.500

After filling up all the details for applying online for TNSET 2018, 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, etc. will be additionally charged.

TNSET 2018 Syllabus:

  • Syllabus for TNSET2018 examination will be the same as in UGC/CSIR-NET.

TNSET 2018- Important dates:

  • Submission of online application form: December 18, 2017
  • Last date for applying online: February 9, 2018
  • TNSET examination: March 4, 2018

For more information about TNSET 2018, click here

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