State Eligibility Test for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh

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What is SET TS & AP?

Osmania University conducts State Eligibility Test as eligibility Examination for posts of Assistant Professors / Lecturers in universities and colleges in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

AP and TS SET Important Dates (Tentative):

Online Form Filling and Exam Fee submision: 3rd week of November
Exam Date: 1st Sunday of January
Admit Card: Admit card will be available 10 days before exam date.
All Candidates must apply online at: or

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana SET Eligibility:

  1. Only those candidates can apply who have obtained at least 55% marks in Master’s Degree.
  2. No upper age limit.

AP and TS SET Pattern:

  • Total Paper: 3 (Three); 2 papers in first session and 1 paper in second session.
  • Exam Type: Objective
  • No Negative Marking
  • Paper 1 will test general awareness and reasoning ability of candidate. Minimum marks to be obtained in this 40%.
  • Paper 2 will have questions based on subject choosed by candidate. Minimum marks to be obtained in this 40%.
  • Paper 3 will have in depth questions based on subject choosed by candidate. Minimum marks to be obtained in this 75%.
Session Paper No. of Questions Marks Duration
First Paper 1 50 out of 60 questions are to be atempted 100 09.30 AM to 10.45 AM
Paper 2 50 questions 100 10.45 PM to 12.00 PM
Second Paper 3 75 questions 150 1.30 PM to 4.00 PM

SET- TS & AP Subjects and Syllabus:

Candidate can appear for only one subject exam.

  1. Geography
  2. Chemical Sciences
  3. Commerce
  4. Computer Science & Applications
  5. Economics
  6. Education
  7. English
  8. Earth Sciences
  9. Life Sciences
  10. Journalism & Mass Communication
  11. Management
  12. Hindi
  13. History
  14. Law
  15. Mathematical Sciences
  16. Physical Sciences
  17. Physical Education
  18. Philosophy
  19. Political Science
  20. Psychology
  21. Public Administration
  22. Sociology
  23. Telugu
  24. Urdu
  25. Library & Information Science
  26. Sanskrit
  27. Social Work

Syllabus for APSET is same as UGC NET Syllabus

AP & TS State Eligibility Test Centres:

  1. Hyderabad
  2. Warangal
  3. Nizamabad
  4. Nalgonda
  5. Visakhapatnam
  6. Guntur
  7. Rajahmundry
  8. Nellore
  9. Tirupati
  10. Anantapur
  11. Kadapa
  12. Kurnoo

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  • respected madom/sir please tell when will be the next SET exam notification ? why because till now notification not came this year.