TS SET 2022: Exam Date, Admit Card, Syllabus & Eligibility

Telangana State Eligibility Test 2022 ( TS SET )

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Dewesh Nandan Prasad

Dewesh Nandan PrasadAssociate Senior Executive

Updated on Mar 15, 2023 10:05 IST

TS SET 2022 exam is being conducted from March 14 to 17, 2023. Earlier, the exam dates for the TS SET got rescheduled for the exam that was going to be taken on March 13, 2023, due to the MLC election. The TS SET admit card for the rescheduled exam was released on March 10, 2023. On the other hand, the TS SET exam hall ticket for March 14 and 15, 2023 was released on March 7, 2023. 

TS SET application form was released on December 25, 2023. The last date to apply for the TS SET application was January 25, 2023, without a late fine. However, the candidates could make the fee payment by February 10, 2023, with a late fee. TS TET exam will be held online to determine the eligibility of candidates as Assistant Professors or Lecturers in the universities and colleges of Telangana.

It may be noted here that the Telangana SET exam was last conducted in the year 2019, the exam has not been conducted for the past two years. Read further to know the important details of the TS SET exam including the application process, eligibility criteria, exam dates, exam pattern, syllabus and others.

What is TS SET?

TS SET (Telangana State Eligibility Test) is a state-level teaching eligibility test conducted for determining the eligibility of Telangana students for Assistant Professor and Lecturer in Telangana universities and colleges. The exam is conducted by Osmania University (on behalf of the Telangana State Government) every year in online mode for General Studies (Paper 1) and 29 subjects (to be chosen as Paper 2). Candidates need to appear for both papers in order to qualify for the TS SET exam. The TS SET-qualified candidates are awarded the certificates.

TS SET 2022 Dates

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of TS SET 2022 exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

14 Mar '23 -

17 Mar '23


Feb '23

TS SET Admit Card

6 Feb '23 -

10 Feb '23

TS SET Application with INR 3000 Late Fine

TS SET Exam Highlights 2022

Have a look at the TS SET exam highlights below.

Exam Name

TS SET (Telangana State Eligibility Test) 2022

Conducting Body

Osmania University

Exam Level


Exam Mode

Online only

Exam Duration

180 minutes

Exam Purpose 

Selection of candidates for the post of Assistant Professor and Lecturer in Telangana universities and colleges

Exam Helpdesk No.

040 - 27097733

Official Website


TS STE Admit Card 2022

The admit card for the TS SET exam has been released on March 7, 2023, on the official website. The candidates can download the admit card by following the steps below:

  • Go to the official website 
  • Click on the admit card link 
  • Fill out the application number, password, and security key
  • Click on the submit button 
  • The admit card will appear on the screen 
  • Download the admit card and save it for later use

Direct Link to Download the TSTET Admit Card: https://online.telanganaset.org/

TS SET Application 2022

Candidates who want to become eligible for the assistant professorship and lecturership in the state of Telangana can fill out the application form for the TS SET exam 2022. The steps to apply for the TS SET exam has been given below:

  • Go to the official website
  • Click on apply online tab 
  • Apply for registration 
  • Fill out the personal and educational details 
  • Upload recent photo and signature
  • Pay exam fee
  • Review and download the application for later use 

Direct Link to apply for TS SET: https://online.telanganaset.org/

TS SET Eligibility 2022

The basic TS SET eligibility criteria 2022 that candidates must fulfil include:

  • Candidates should secure at least 55 per cent marks (without rounding off) in their post-graduation.
  • Candidates awaiting final year results of their master’s degree exams are also eligible to apply.
  • There is no upper age limit to apply for TS SET exam.

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TS SET Selection Process 2022

TS SET selection process includes the following stages:

  • TS SET application form: As the first step, candidates need to apply online for TS SET 2022 on the official website of the exam.
  • TS SET hall ticket/ admit card: Once the application process concludes, Osmania University releases TS SET admit card on the official website of the exam.
  • TS SET exam: Next, candidates need to appear for Paper 1 and Paper 2 of the TS SET exam as per the date, time and venue mentioned on the admit card.
  •  TS SET result: Once the exam is over, Osmania University declares the TS SET result along with the cut off on the official website of the exam. Candidates can download their TS SET scorecard by using their hall ticket number and date of birth

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TS SET Exam Centres 2022

The official details regarding Telangana SET 2022 exam centres have not been released yet. However, in 2019, the TS SET exam was conducted in 10 districts in the state of Telangana:

Regional TS SET Centre

TS SET Centre Code



















Ranga Reddy


TS SET Exam Day Guidelines

Important points that candidates must keep in their mind on the day of TS SET 2022 exam are:

  • Do not forget to carry TS SET hall ticket to the allotted exam centre
  • Do not forget to carry a valid and original photo ID proof to the test centre
  • Carry two passport size photographs along with an undertaking to the test centre if photograph on the hall ticket is unclear/ blur
  • Do not carry items such as electronic gadgets, phones, pen drives, Bluetooth devices, calculators, log tables, wallets, purses, notes, loose sheets inside the exam centre
  • Reach the exam centre at least two hours before the commencement of the exam
  • Inform the invigilator immediately in case of technical glitches in the allotted computer  
  • Do not leave the exam hall before the end of the exam  

TS SET Syllabus 2022

The TS SET syllabus 2022 differs for all subjects. Have a look at the list of TS SET subjects below.

Subject Code & Name

Medium of

Question Paper


01 - Geography



02 - Chemical Sciences


Chemical Sciences (which includes):

Analytical Chemistry  

Inorganic Chemistry

Organic Chemistry

Physical Chemistry

Medical Chemistry

Applied Chemistry

Nuclear Chemistry

Environmental Chemistry

Marine Chemistry

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Bio-inorganic Chemistry

03 - Commerce

English & Telugu


04 - Computer

Science &



Computer Science &


05 - Economics

English & Telugu


06 - Education

English & Telugu


07 - English



08 - Earth Sciences


Earth Sciences (which includes):

i. Geology

ii. Applied Geology

iii. MS Geology

iv. Geophysics

v. Meteorology

vi. Marine Geology

vii. Petroleum Geology

viii. Geo-Informatics

ix. Applied Geochemistry

x. Oceanography

09 - Life Sciences


Life Sciences (which includes):

i. Botany

ii. Biochemistry

iii. Biotechnology

iv. Genetics

v. Microbiology

vi. Zoology

vii. Fishery Science

viii. Animal Biology

ix. Marine Biology

x. Applied Genetics

10 - Journalism & Mass Communications


Journalism & Mass Communications

11 - Management



12 - Hindi



13 - History

English & Telugu


14 - Law



15 - Mathematical Sciences


Mathematical Sciences (which Includes)

i. Mathematics

ii. Applied Mathematics

iii. Statistics

iv. Applied Statistics

v. Mathematics with Computer Science

16 - Physical Sciences


Physical Sciences (which includes):

i. Applied & Molecular Physics

ii. Classical Dynamics

iii. Condensed Matter Physics

iv. Electromagnetics

v. Experimental Design

vi. Electronics

vii. Nuclear, Space & Particle Physics viii. Quantum Physics

ix. Thermodynamics

x. Astronomy

xi. Astrophysics

17 - Physical Education


Physical Education

18 - Philosophy

English & Telugu


19 - Political Science

English & Telugu

Political Science

20 - Psychology



21 – Public Administration

English & Telugu

Public Administration

22 - Sociology

English & Telugu


23 - Telugu



24 - Urdu



25 - Library & Information Science


Library & Information Science

26 - Sanskrit



27 - Social Work

English & Telugu

Social Work

28 - Environmental Science


Environmental Science

29 - Linguistics



TS SET Exam 2022 FAQs

Q. Is the admit card released for the TS SET 2022 exam?

A. The Osmania University released the admit card for the TS SET 2022 exam on March 7, 2023. The candidates can download the admit card by using their application number and password on the login page.

Q: Is the application form released for TS SET 2022 exam?

A: Yes, the application form has been released by the Osmania University on December 30, 2022. The candidates can apply for the TS SET exam from December 30, 2022 to January 25, 2023 without late fine. The candidates can apply for the TS SET 2022 exam with late fine.The late fine dates has been categorised in three parts. The details of the application form with last fine has been given below for the candidates:
  • Application with late fine from January 30 to February 4, 2023: INR 1500 + Registration Fee
  • Application with late fine from to February 5 to February 9, 2023: INR 2000 + Registration Fee 
  • Application with late fine on February 10 INR 3000 + Registration Fee

Q. What is the TS SET exam?

A. The TS SET stands for Telangana State Eligibility Test and is conducted to determine the eligibility of candidates for the post of Assistant Professor in universities and colleges of Telangana.

Q. What is the eligibility criteria for the TS SET exam?

A. Candidates who have a Master’s Degree recognized by U.G.C. in a subject chosen for the SET is eligible to apply for TS SET exam.

Q. What is the upper age limit for TS SET?

A. There is no upper age limit for the TS SET exam.

Q. How many times TS SET exam is conducted in a year?

A. The TS SET exam is usually conducted once a year. However, the exam has not been organised since 2019.

Q. For how many subjects the TS SET exam is conducted?

A. The TS SET exam is conducted for 29 subjects. 

Q. When will TS SET answer key 2022 release?

A. The TS SET answer key 2022 is released by the Osmania University soon after the conduct of the exam for Paper 1 and Paper 2.

Q. When will TS SET 2022 exam be held?

A. The Osmania University has yet not announced the date for the conduct of the TS SET 2022 exam.

Q. What is the exam pattern for the TS SET exam?

A. The TS SET exam is held in two sessions for Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 carries 50 MCQs and Paper 2 comprises 100 MCQs.

Q. Is there a negative marking in the TS SET exam?

A. No, there is no negative marking in the TS SET exam.

Q. When is the TS SET result 2022 announced?

A. The TS SET result 2022 is announced by Osmania University after the completion of the assessment process.

Q. Can I apply for re-evaluation of the TS SET result?

A. No, there is no re-evaluation or re-checking of the TS SET result.

TS SET 2022 Contact Information


The Member Secretary,
Office of the TS - SET,
II-Floor, Block-II,
PGRR Center for Distance Education,
Osmania University Campus, Hyderabad


040 – 27097711

Email ID


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