TN SET Psychology 2024 Application Form


TN SET (Tamil Nadu State Eligibility Test) Psychology 2024 Applications are available for the session 2024. SET is a statewide exam that determines the eligibility of candidates to become Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellow in a particular state. We have mentioned all the details of TNSET 2024 in this article. You should read all the information mentioned below before applying.

Every State has a Nodel Agency that conduct State Eligibility Test (SET). Manonmaniam Sundaranar University has been obliged as a nodel agency to conduct TNSET 2024 on the behalf of the Govt. of Tamil Nadu.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Candidates must complete a Master’s degree in a specific subject (such as Psychology) with at least 55% marks to be eligible for TNSET 2024. Those belonging to the SC, ST, PwD, or Third Gender category must achieve at least 50% marks to qualify.
  2. Candidates who have taken their exams of final year /semester for Master’s program and their final result is still awaited can also apply for TNSET 2024. But such candidates will be considered for the position of Assistant Professor or JRF if they hold marksheet of Master’s in Psychology course. Notably, such candidates must have their Master’s degree or equivalent examination within two years from the date of TNSET 2024 result with the required percentage.
  3. Those candidates, who have completed their Ph.D. by 19 September 1991 shall be eligible to have a relaxation of 5% marks.
  4. There is no UPPER AGE limit for TNSET 2024.
  5. If the candidates do not find their post-graduation subject in the list of TNSET 2024, those are advised to appear in UGC NET /Joint CSIR-UGC Exam.

List of Subjects under TNSET 2024

The subjects will be covered in TNSET 2024 are as follows.

Paper I

SubjectsSubject Code
General Paper on Teaching & Research Aptitude (Paper II)2400

Paper II

S. NoSubjectsCode
4Chemical Sciences2404
6Computer Science and Applications2406
8Defense and Strategic Studies2408
9Earth Sciences2409
12Electronic Science2412
14Environmental Sciences2414
18Home Science2418
19Labour Welfare/ Personnel Management/ Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management2419
21Library and Information Science2421
22Life Sciences2422
25Mass Communication and Journalism2425
26Mathematical Sciences2426
28Performing Art2428
30Physical Education2430
31Physical Sciences2431
32Political Sciences2432
34Public Administration2434
36Social Work2436
38 Tamil2438
40Tourism Administration and Management2440
42Visual Art2442
43Women Studies2443

Related: MH SET Applications 2024

Important Dates

Online registration and submission of Application Form
(complete in all respect) through MSU
01 April 2024 to 30 April 2024
(upto 05:00 pm)
Last date for successful transaction of Examination fee (through
Credit Card/ Debit Card/Net Banking/UPI Payment Modes
02 May 2024 (upto 11:50 pm)
Correction in the Particulars of Application Form online only03 May 2024 & 04 May 2024 (upto
11:50 pm)
Intimation of Cities of exam centresTo be Intimated Later
Downloading of Hall Ticket by the Candidate from
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University Website
To be Intimated Later
Dates of Examination03 June 2024 to 25 June 2024
Duration of Examination180 minutes (03 hours) No break
between Paper I & Paper II
Timing of ExaminationFirst Shift: 09.00 am to 12.00 pm
Second Shift: 02.00 pm to 05.00
Exam Centre, Date, and ShiftAs indicated in the Hall Ticket
Display of Recorded Responses and Provisional Answer Keys on
the Website for inviting challenge(s) from Interested candidates
To be announced later in the
Declaration of Result on Manonmaniam Sundaranar University
To be announced later in the

Note: Applicable service/processing charges & GST over and above the Examination Fee, are to be Paid
by the candidate to the concerned Bank/ Payment Gateway Integrator.

TNSET 2024 Exam Pattern

TNSET exam pattern will be in UGC NET format. The test will consist of two papers. Paper I will be common for all the students while paper II will be subject-specific as elected by the candidates.

PapersMarksNo. of QuestionsMCQsTotal Duration
Paper I10050Paper I has been designed to assess the knowledge of students in General KnowledgeTeaching CapabilitiesResearch AptitudeReasoning AbilityReading ComprehensionHigher Education SystemPeople and Development EnvironmentMathematical AptitudeDivergent Thinking and General Awareness                03 Hours (180 Minutes)
Paper II200100Paper II tests the understanding of the domain knowledge of the candidate in the PG subject chosen from the list of TNSET subjects.

All questions in the exam will be objective-type MCQs. The exam will be in online CBT mode.

Application Fee for TNSET 2024

S. NoCategory of CandidatesFees
2BC /MBC /DNC₹2000/-
3SC /ST /PwD₹800/-
4Third GenderNo Fee

The payment of Application Fee will be online via Debit Card /Credit Card /Net Banking and UPI Only.

Application Process

To apply online, candidates need to visit the official website via the link mentioned below. There, you need to register as a new user. After the registration, you will get a unique ID to log in to the portal. After login, you need to follow three steps

  1. After login, you need to fill out the registration form. There, you have to provide your basic details.
  2. Then, you have to fill out the application form. There you need to provide your qualification details and need to verify the information you provided at first step. No further changes will be allowed.
  3. Once you are done with these, you have to make the payment of the application fee.

Application Link:

Important Instructions

  1. Applications in other formats except online mode will not be acceptable
  2. More than one application will be rejected.
  3. If payment is not confirmed, you should approach the back to ensure the payment.
  4. If you do not fill out steps 2 and 3 of the application, the application will be rejected without any communication.
  5. Any request for the refund will not be entertained under any circumstances.
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