Eligibility for TSSET 2017 | Telangana State Eligibility Test

Eligibility for TSSET 2017 | Eligibility for Telangana SET 2017

Only those applicants 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.

Applicants who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree OR equivalent exam from universities/institutions recognized by UGC are eligible for SET. The BC/SC/ST/Physically Challenged (PH/VH) category applicants who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent exam are eligible.

Applicants who have appeared (OR) will be appearing at the qualifying Master’s Degree exam and whose result is still awaited (or) applicants whose examinations have been delayed may also apply.

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However, such applicants will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for award of Lectureship eligibility only after they have passed their Master’s Degree exam (or) equivalent with atleast 55% marks (50% in case of BC/SC/ST/PH/VH applicants). Such applicants 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.

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

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

Applicants 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.

Applicants other than general category are required to mention of their social status (BC/SC/ST/VH) in the online application form. The applicants 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.

Applicants 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 applicant has qualified in the test.

Age Limit: There is No Upper age limit to apply for TS-SET examination.

Number of Chances: Applicant can avail any number of chances.

Exemption (Eligibility for Lectureship)

  1. TS-SET shall remain the minimum eligibility condition for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professors in universities/ colleges/institutions. However, the applicants, who have been awarded a PhD Degree in accordance with the UGC (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of PhD Degree) Regulations, 2009, shall be exempted from the requirement of the minimum eligibility condition of SET.
  2. For SET Applicants: The applicants who have cleared the State Eligibility Test (SET) accredited by UGC for eligibility for Lectureship held prior to 1st June 2002, are exempted from appearing in NET, being eligible to apply for Lectureship anywhere in India.

For SET held from 01st June 2002 onwards, the qualified applicants are eligible to apply for the post of Lecturer only in the universities/colleges belonging to the state from where they have cleared their TS-SET.

Fee Structure

  • OC – 1000/-
  • BC – 800/-
  • SC/ST/PH/VH – 500/-

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