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Tamil Nadu SET Exam 2012 Date: 07th October, 2012 (Sunday)
Tamilnadu SET 2013 ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS:
i) Only those Candidates who have completed / are pursuing PG degree are eligible to appear in SET. Others need not apply.
ii) Candidates who have secured atleast 55% marks (without grace or rounding off) in Master's Degree (or) equivalent examination are eligible for this test. The Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribes (ST) / Physically Challenged (PC) / Visually Challenged (VC) category candidates who have secured atleast 50% marks (without grace or rounding off) in Master's Degree Examination are eligible for this Examination.
iii) Candidates who have appeared (or) will be appearing at the qualifying Master's Degree Examination and whose results are still awaited (or) candidates whose examinations have been delayed may also apply for this test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for award of Lectureship eligibility only after they have passed their Master's Degree examination (or) equivalent with atleast 55% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/PC/VC category candidates). Such candidates must obtain their P.G. degree Marksheet within two years from the date of SET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they will be treated as disqualified.
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 relaxation of 5% of marks from 55% to 50% to appear in SET Examination.
v) Candidates have to appear for SET in the subject of their Post Graduation only.
vi) CANDIDATES SHOULD NOTE THAT THEIR CANDIDATURE IS PROVISIONAL. THE MERE FACT THAT AN ADMISSION CARD HAS BEEN ISSUED TO A CANDIDATE WILL NOT IMPLY THAT THE UNIVERSITY HAS FINALLY ACCEPTED HIS/HER CANDIDATURE. CANDIDATE MAY NOTE THAT THEIR CANDIDATURE WILL BE DEEMED FINAL UPON VERIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS.
vii) The UGC is considering the OBC candidates as per the Central List of 'Government of India' for giving relaxation in NET Examinations. Further, it has been decided that for SET Examinations, which are valid within the respective state, OBC candidates as per the List maintained by the respective state, may also be allowed to be eligible for relaxation in qualifying marks in SET examination, in addition to the OBC candidates as per the 'Central List' maintained by Govt. of India.
viii) Candidates seeking concession in fee are required to submit attested copy of their OBC/SC/ST/PC/VC certificate along with their Application Forms. Other candidates are not required to submit any certificates/documents in support of their eligibility alongwith printout of their Application Form. Therefore, the candidates, in their own interest, must satisfy themselves about their eligibility for the Test. In the event of any ineligibility being detected by the university at any stage, their candidature will be cancelled and they shall be liable for legal action.
AGE LIMIT : No Upper age limit
EXEMPTION (ELIGIBILITY FOR LECTURESHIP):
i) NET/SLET/SET shall remain the minimum eligibility condition for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professors in Universities/Colleges/Institutions. Provided, however, that candidates, who are or have been awarded a Ph.D. Degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of Ph.D. Degree) Regulation, 2009, shall be exempted from the requirement of the minimum eligibility condition of NET/SLET/SET for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor or equivalent positions in Universities/ Colleges/Institution.
ii) For SET Candidates: The candidates who have cleared the State Eligibility Test (SET) accredited by UGC for eligibility for Lectureship held prior to 1st June 2002 onwards, the qualified candidates are eligible to apply for the post of lecturer only in the universities/colleges belonging to the state from where they have cleared their SET.