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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