Osmania University, Hyderabad announces Telangana State – State Eligibility Test (TS SET) 2024 for Assistant Professor & Lecturer


TS SET 2024 – On behalf of Telangana State Government, the Osmania University announces holding of the State Eligibility Test (TS-SET) during the 28th, 29th, 30th and 31st August, 2024 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) 2024


Important Dates

  • TS-SET, 2024 Notification (Press Note) : 04-05-2024
  • Commencement of Submission of Online Applications : 14-05-2024
  • Last date for Submission of Online Application without Late Fee : On or before 02-07-2024
  • With late fee of Rs. 1500/- + Registration Fee : On or before 08-07-2024
  • With late fee of Rs. 2000/- + Registration Fee : On or before 16-07-2024
  • With late fee of Rs. 3000/- + Registration Fee : On or before 26-07-2024
  • Edit Option : 28th & 29th July, 2024
  • Download of Hall Tickets : From 20-08-2024 on wards
  • Date of Examination : 28th, 29th, 30th and 31st August,2024.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The 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 case of the Backward Classes (BC)/Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ Persons with Disability (PwD) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree is eligible for this Test.
  • The candidates who are pursuing their Master’s Degree course or the candidates who have appeared for their qualifying Master’s Degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for eligibility for Assistant Professor / Lecturer after they have passed their Master’s Degree examination with at least 55% marks (50% marks in case of BC/SC/ST/PwD (Persons with Disability) category candidates. Such candidates must complete their Master’s Degree examination within two years from the date of SET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.
  • Candidates belonging to third gender, in other words, transgender would be eligible to draw the same relaxation in fee, age and qualifying criteria for TS-SET examination as are available to SC/ST/ PwD categories.
  • 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.
  • See the list of Subjects in Point No. 12 in which TS-SET examination is being conducted.
  • Candidates are neither required to send any certificates/documents in support of their eligibility nor print out of their Application Form (Confirmation Page) to TS-SET office. However the candidates, in their own interest, must satisfy themselves about their eligibility for the Test. Also, the candidates must show the original certificates at the stage of certificate verification. This is applicable for only the qualified candidates. In the event of any ineligibility being detected by the TS-SET at any stage, their candidature will be cancelled and they shall be liable for legal action.
  • Candidates having Post-Graduate Diploma awarded by Indian University/ Institute or Foreign Degree/Diploma awarded by the Foreign University/ Institute should in their own interest, ascertain the equivalence of their Degree /Diploma with Master’s Degree of recognized Indian universities from Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi. (www.aiu.ac.in)

Age Limit

  • There is No Upper age limit to apply for TS-SET examination


Application Process

  • Before submission of the Online Application Form, the candidate should read this notification carefully.
  • Candidate registering for the (TS-SET- 2023) must apply online only on the TS-SET website: ( www.telanganaset.org)
  • As per UGC norms “only one application is to be submitted by a candidate. More than one application i.e multiple Application Forms submitted by a candidate will not be accepted. 


Examination Fee

  • GENERAL(UR): Rs.2000/-
  • BC/EWS: Rs.1500/-
  • SC/ST/VH/HI/OH/Transgender: Rs.1000/-
  • Mode of Payment : Online through Credit Card / Debit Card/UPI/Net Banking


TS SET 2024 Exam Pattern

  • The Test will consist of two papers. Both the papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be held in 3 Hours of duration in one session as under:
Session Paper Marks Number of Questions Duration
I I 100 50 questions all are compulsory 3 Hours
II 200 100 questions all are compulsory


  • 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


Subject & Syllabus of Test

  • 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 of certain subjects will also be bilingual. All questions of Paper II will be compulsory, covering the entire syllabus. Syllabi for all T S – SET-2023 subjects can be downloaded from the websites www.ugcnetonline.in , www.telanganaset.org and www.csirhrdg.res.in. The TS-SET office will not send the syllabus to individual candidates.


Examination Centers

  • Adilabad, Nizamabad, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Warangal, Kurnool, Karimnagar, Khammam, Tirupati, Mahabubnagar, Vizag, Nalgonda


Hall Ticket

  • Candidates can download their Hall Tickets from the website at https://tstet.cgg.gov.in from 20th August 2024.

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