Government of Telangana announces State Eligibility Test (TS SET) 2023, Apply now 

TS SET 2023 – On behalf of Telangana State Govt., Osmania University has released the Notification  and invites online application for Telangana State Eligibility Test (TS SET 2023). TS-SET for determining the eligibility of Telangana Students for the Eligibility for Assistant Professor & Lecturer in Telangana Universities and Colleges.


Telangana State Eligibility Test (TS SET) 2023


Important Dates

  • TS-SET, 2023 Notification (Press Note): 30-07-2023
  • Commencement of Submission of Online Applications: 05-08-2023
  • Last Date for Submission of Online Application without Late Fee: 29-08-2023
  • With late fee of Rs. 1500/- + Registration Fee: On or before 04-09-2023
  • With late fee of Rs. 2000/- + Registration Fee: On or before 09-09-2023
  • With late fee of Rs. 3000/- + Registration Fee: On or before 12-09-2023
  • Edit Option: 13th & 14th September 2023
  • Download of Hall Tickets: 20-10-2023 onwards
  • Date of Examination: 28th, 29th & 30th October 2023


Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates at the time of applying for TS-TET should be in possession of the following minimum qualifications prescribed for category of I to V classes (Paper- I) and VI to VIII classes (Paper – II) separately

Minimum Qualifications

  • Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree (i.e., M.A., M.Sc., M.Com, MBA, MLISC, M.Ed., M.PEd., MCJ, LLM, MCA and M.Tech (CSE & IT only)) are eligible to apply.
  • However, in the BC/ SC/ ST/ PwD category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree are eligible for this Test.
  • Candidates who are pursuing their Master’s Degree course or the candidates who have appeared for their qualifying Master’s Degree (final year) exam and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying exams have been delayed may also apply for this test.
  • Candidates belonging to third gender, in other words, transgender would be eligible to draw the same relaxation in fee, age and qualifying criteria for T S – SET examination as are available to SC/ST/ PwD categories iv) The Ph.D. Degree holders whose Master’s level examination had been completed by 19th September 1991(irrespective of date of declaration of result) shall be eligible for a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks (i.e., from 55% to 50%) for appearing in SET.
  • Candidates are advised to appear in the subject of their Post Graduation only.

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.


Exemption (Eligibility for Lectureship)

  • TS-SET shall remain the minimum eligibility condition for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professors in universities/ colleges/institutions.


Application Process

  • Candidates should first download the ‘Information Bulletin’, free of cost from the TS-TET website https://tstet.cgg.gov.in and verify his/her eligibility for TS-TET-2023.
  • Detailed procedure for applying ONLINE is given in the Information Bulletin. Candidates can download the ‘Information Bulletin’ free of cost from the TSTET website https://tstet.cgg.gov.in


Exam Fee

    • GENERAL(UR): Rs.2000/-
    • BC/EWS: Rs.1500/-
    • SC/ST/VH/HI/OH/Transgender: Rs.1000/-
  • Candidates can pay the exam fee through online payment options provided in the TS-TET website https://tstet.cgg.gov.in

TS SET Exam Pattern

  • On behalf of the Telangana State, Osmania University will conduct the TS-SET, 2023 Exam for Eligibility as Assistant Professor / Lecturer in the month of October, 2023. The Test will be conducted in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode. The test will consist of two papers as given below:
  • The online application form will be made available to the candidates from 05-08-2023
Paper Number of Questions Marks Duration
Session I 50 100 Marks 3 Hours
Session II 100 200 Marks


  • Paper – I shall consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions each carrying 2 marks. The questions which will be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, Comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate.
  • Paper – II shall consist of 100 objective type compulsory questions each carrying 2 marks which will be based on the subject selected by the candidate.
  • All the questions of Paper-II will be compulsory, covering entire syllabi


TS SET Syllabus

  • TS SET 2023 Question paper for paper -I is common for all subjects in which SET is conducted and it will be bilingual. Paper -II and Paper- III of certain subjects will also be bi-lingual and details will be provided on the website.


Examination Centers

  • The TS-SET examination will be conducted in General Studies and 29 subjects in CBT mode in 10 old districts of Telangana State. Tirupati, Vizag, Vijayawada and Kurnool will also be made centres depending on more applications.


Hall Ticket

  • Candidates can download their Hall Tickets from the website at https://tstet.cgg.gov.in from 20th October 2023


For more details and to apply, please visit the official website


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