TS SET 2018: Notification, Schedule, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Dates, Application Form

The Telangana State-State Eligibility Test (TS-SET) – 2018 schedule has been released. As per the schedule, it will be conducted on July 15th and the applications will be available online from March 14th. The last date submission is April 14th.

For further details, interested candidates may check the websites www.telanganaset.org and www.osmania.ac.in from March 12th.

TS SET 2018 Schedule & Dates

EventDate
TS SET Notification14th March 2018
Commencement of Submission of Online Applications14th March 2018
Last date for Submission of Online Applications Without Late Fee (Only Registration Fee)14th April 2018
With a Late fee of Rs. 1,500+Registration Fee24th April 2018
With a Late fee of Rs. 2,000+Registration Fee4th May 2018
With a Late fee of Rs. 3,000+Registration Fee15th May 2018
Date of Examination15th July 2018

TS SET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

a. Only those candidates who have completed or are pursuing the final year of PG degree in related subjects are eligible to appear TS-SET. Others need not apply.

b. Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognized by UGC are eligible for SET. The Backward Classes (BC) / Scheduled Castes (SC) / Scheduled Tribes (ST) / Physically Challenged (PH/VH) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent examination are eligible to appear the SET.

c. Candidates who have appeared (OR) will be appearing at the qualifying Master’s Degree examination and whose result is still awaited (or) candidates whose examinations have been delayed may also apply for this test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for the award of Lectureship eligibility only after they have passed their Master’s Degree examination (or) equivalent with at least 55% marks (50% in case of BC/SC/ST/PH/VH candidates). Such candidates must obtain their P.G degree mark sheet within one year from the date of SET with the required percentage of marks, failing which they will be treated as disqualified.

d. Ph.D. degree holders whose Master’s level examination had been completed on or before 19th September 1991 (irrespective of the date of declaration of result) shall be eligible for relaxation of 5% of marks from 55% to 50% to appear in the SET Examination.

e. Candidates have to appear for SET in the subject of their Post-Graduation only. In case the subject of a candidate is not included in the list of SET subjects, the candidate may appear in UGC-NET / UGC-CSIR NET which is held twice a year.

f. The candidates who qualify in the test are eligible to apply for the post of Asst. Professors / Lecturers in various universities and degree colleges of higher education in Telangana. They will be given eligibility-certificate and the validity period of certificate is forever.

g. Candidates other than general category are required to mention of their social status (BC/SC/ST/VH) in the online application form. The candidates in their own interest must satisfy themselves about their eligibility for the test. In case their ineligibility is detected by the Agency at any stage, their candidature will be cancelled and they shall be liable for legal action.

h. Candidates may note that the verification of eligibility conditions with reference to the documents (PG qualification certificates, caste certificates and certificates related to PH/VH) as may be called for will be taken up only after the candidate has qualified in the test. If in the event of the candidate being found ineligible at any stage for the award due to any reason, the award may be withdrawn by SET agency.

i. Candidates should note that their candidature is provisional. The mere fact that an admission card has been issued to a candidate will not imply that the university has finally accepted his/her candidature. Candidates may note that their candidature will be deemed final upon verification of eligibility conditions.

j. The candidates will not be given any mark sheet from the SET office whether they have qualified or not qualified. No revaluations of papers are allowed for SET Examination. The SET agency will issue certificates to the qualified candidates only after careful verification of the concerned certificates of the candidate.

k. The same photograph of the candidate which is printed on the hall ticket will also be printed on the certificate to be issued by the Office of the TS-SET.

l. The candidate who became eligible in earlier APSET-2012, 2013 and SET-TS&AP-2014 are not eligible to apply again in the same subject. If any candidate found to be eligible for Previous SET tests and reappearing for the current TS-SET their candidature will be canceled and the previous eligibility is withdrawn through de-notification.

Syllabus and Question Paper for TS-SET 2018:

As per the UGC guidelines, the CSIR/UGC-NET syllabus has been adopted for the conduct of TS-SET for all the 29 subjects for which accreditation is given by UGC.

Question paper for Paper-I is common for all subjects in which SET is conducted and it will be bi-lingual (English and Telugu). Paper-II and Paper-III of certain subjects will also be bi-lingual and details are furnished below. The syllabus for Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III will not be sent to the candidates by the university. The candidates can download the syllabus of their subjects from the website: www.telanganaset.org

TS-SET 2017 Syllabus:

Subject CodeSubjectLink
00General Paper on Teaching and Research Aptitude (Paper I)Download
01GeographyDownload
02Chemical SciencesDownload
03CommerceDownload
04Computer Science & ApplicationsDownload
05EconomicsDownload
06EducationDownload
07EnglishDownload
08Earth ScienceDownload
09Life SciencesDownload
10Journalism & Mass CommunicationDownload
11ManagementDownload
12HindiDownload
13HistoryDownload
14LawDownload
15Mathematical SciencesDownload
16Physical SciencesDownload
17Physical EducationDownload
18PhilosophyDownload
19Political ScienceDownload
20PsychologyDownload
21Public AdministrationDownload
22SociologyDownload
23TeluguDownload
24UrduDownload
25Library and Information ScienceDownload
26SanskritDownload
27Social WorkDownload
28Environmental StudiesDownload
29LinguisticsDownload

AGE LIMIT: There is No Upper age limit to apply for TS-SET examination.

NUMBER OF CHANCES:A candidate can avail any number of chances.

FEE STRUCTURE of TSSET 2018 :

CATEGORYFEE
OC1000/-
BC800/-
SC/ST/PH/VH500/-

TSSET 2018 SCHEME OF EXAMINATION:

The TS-SET will be conducted in objective mode. The test will consist of three papers. All the three papers will consist of multiple choice questions and will be held on the day of examination in two separate sessions as under:

SessionPaperNumber of QuestionsMarksDuration
 

 

First

 

I

60 out of which 50 questions are

to be attempted

 

50×2=100

 

1¼ Hours (09.30 am to10.45 am

 

II

50 questions all of which are

compulsory

 

50×2=100

 

1¼ Hours (10.45 am to 12.00 noon)

 

Second

 

III

75 questions all of which are

compulsory

 

75×2=150

 

2½ Hours (01.30 pm to 04.00 pm)

Paper-I: General paper on Teaching and Research Aptitude:

This paper shall be of general nature intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will be primarily designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate. There will be sixty (60) multiple-choice questions of two marks each of out of which the candidate will be required to answer any fifty (50). In the event of the candidate attempting more than fifty questions, the first fifty questions attempted by the candidate will be evaluated.

Paper-II: Subject Paper:

 This paper consists of multiple- choice questions based on the subject selected by the candidates.The paper will consist of fifty (50) multiple choice questions. The candidates will have to answer all the questions. The candidates will have to mark their response for each question on the computer coded optical mark reader (OMR) answer sheet provided along with the test booklet

Paper-III: Subject Paper(in-depth questions):

This paper consists of multiple choice questions based on the syllabus of the subject selected by the candidates. The paper will consist of seventy-five (75) multiple-choice questions. The candidates will be required to answer all the questions and have to mark their response for each question on the computer coded optical mark reader(OMR)answer sheet provided along with the test booklet.

Paper-III of all the subjects covers all the specializations of that subject in which SET is conducted. For example Paper-III of Chemical Sciences covers all specializations such as Analytical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Marine Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Nuclear Chemistry, & Bio-inorganic Chemistry.

Similarly, Paper-III of Earth Sciences covers such as Geology, Applied Geology, MS Geology, Geophysics, Meteorology, Marine Geology, Petroleum Geology, Geo-Informatics, Applied Geochemistry & Oceanography.

Paper-III of Life Sciences covers all specializations such as Botany, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Genetics, Microbiology, Zoology, Fishery Science, Animal Biology & Marine Biology.

Paper-III of Mathematical Sciences covers all specializations such as Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics & Applied Statistics.

Paper-III of Physical Sciences covers all specializations such as Atomic & Molecular Physics, Classical Dynamics, Condensed Matter Physics, Electromagnetics, Experimental Design, Electronics, Nuclear Physics, Space Physics, Particle Physics, Quantum Physics & Thermodynamics.

PROCEDURE & CRITERIA FOR DECLARATION OF RESULT:

 

CATEGORY

Minimum Marks (%) to be obtained
PAPER – IPAPER – IIPAPER– III
GENERAL40 (40%)40 (40%)75 (50 %)
OBC(Non-creamy layer) /SC/ST/PWD35 (35%)35 (35%)60 (40 %)

Step-II: Amongst those candidates who have cleared Step-I, a merit list will be prepared subject-wise and category-wise using the aggregate marks of all the three papers secured by such candidates.

Step-III: Top 15% candidates (for each subject and category), from the merit list mentioned under step-II, will be declared qualified in TS-SET.

EXAMINATION CENTRES OF TS-SET 2018:

 The SET examination will be conducted in Seven-Regional Centres namely,

Centre CodeRegional CentreCentre CodeRegional Centre
1Adilabad5Nalgonda
2Hyderabad6Nizamabad
3Karimnagar7Warangal
4Mahabubnagar 

Important Links for TS SET 2018

http://www.telanganaset.org/

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