2024 and Exam Pattern, Syllabus PDF

Telangana State Eligibility Test (TS SET) is conducted by Osmania University for candidates who wish to serve as Lecturers or Assistant Professors in the universities and colleges of Telangana. This examination will be conducted in CBT mode in 10 old districts of Telangana. The authorities have released latest exam pattern and syllabus for TS SET 2024 exam. The candidates must be well aware of the syllabus for both papers to score better marks and get hired for these posts. By knowing the exam pattern for this state eligibility test carefully, candidates can prepare a good strategy for their exam.

TS SET Syllabus 2024 & Exam Pattern

The candidates who are appearing in TS SET exam 2024 must go through the new syllabus and pattern of exam in detail. Every candidate must prepare the entire syllabus to pass exam with flying colors. The detailed exam syllabus and pattern have been released in TS SET Notification 2024 which plays an important role in preparing a strategy for the exam. Have a look at the below table to get an overview of the syllabus and pattern for the exam.

TS SET Syllabus 2024- Highlights
Conducting Body Osmania University
Exam Name Telangana State Eligibility Test (TS SET)
Post Name Lecturers or Assistant Professors
Mode of Exam Computer-Based Test
Type of Questions Objective-Type
No. of Questions Paper I:- 50
Paper II:- 100
Maximum Marks Paper I:- 100
Paper II:- 200
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TS SET Selection Process 2024

As mentioned earlier, the TS SET Exam is only a qualifying eligibility test. After qualifying the same, candidates will have to undergo the post-specific selection process determined by the university or college for which they are applying. This may include one or more of the following stages: 

  •     Paper I 
  •     Paper II 
  •     Interview
  •     Teaching Demo
  •     Document Verification

TS SET Exam Pattern 2024

There will be two papers in Telangana State Eligibility Test i.e. Paper I and Paper II, and candidates must be aware of marking scheme, type of questions, exam duration, etc. of both papers. This will help them prepare for their upcoming examination more easily helping them focus on subjects with more weightage.

TS SET Paper I Exam pattern

Paper I shall consist of 50 objective-type compulsory questions each carrying 2 marks, candidates can get to know about complete exam pattern for first paper from below.

  • Questions that will be asked in this paper will test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking, and general awareness of candidates.
  • No marks will be deducted for wrong or un-attempted questions.
  • The TS SET 2024 question paper will be bilingual i.e. in both English & Telugu language.
Subjects No. of Questions Marks  Duration
General Paper on Teaching & Research Aptitude 50 100 1 hour (60 minutes)

TS SET Paper II Exam pattern

Paper II will consist of 100 objective type compulsory questions and will be conducted for a total of 200 marks which will be based on the subject selected by the candidate.

  • All the questions of Paper II will be compulsory, covering the entire syllabus.
  • There is no negative marking for the incorrect answer.
  • For every correct answer, +2 will be rewarded to candidates.
  • This exam will be conducted for 2 hours (120 minutes).
Subjects No. of Questions Marks
Geography 100



























200



























Commerce 
Economic 
Education
Philosophy
Psychology
Sociology 
Environmental Studies
Public Administration
History 
Law
Management 
Journalism & Mass Communication
Social Work
Chemical Science
Earth Science
Political Science
Mathematical Science
Physical Science
Life Science
Library & Information Science
Computer Science & Applications
English
Hindi
Telugu 
Urdu
Sanskrit
Physical Education
Linguistics

TS SET Syllabus 2024

TS SET Exam 2024 will include two papers i.e. Paper I and Paper II which will be conducted in a single session for 3 hours. Those who want to appear for this examination, need to properly understand its syllabus to do good preparation for the exam. TS-SET examination will be conducted for a total of 29 subjects. We have discussed the syllabus of both papers below.

TS SET Paper I Syllabus

As mentioned above, this examination will include general questions based on teaching and research aptitude so candidates must study topics like communication, logical reasoning, data interpretation, comprehension, etc.

  • Teaching Aptitude:- Nature, Objectives, Characteristics, Basic Requirements, Learner, Characteristics, Factors Affecting Teaching, Teaching Methods, Teaching Aids, and Evaluation System.
  • Research Aptitude:- Meaning, Characteristics, Types, Steps of Research, Methods of Research, Research Ethics, Paper, article, workshop, seminar, conference, and symposium, and Thesis writing: its characteristics and format. 
  • Comprehension 
  • Communication:- Effective Communication, Barriers to Effective Communication, and Media and Society.
  • Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude:- Type of Reasoning, Number series, letter series, codes, and relationships, and Mathematical Aptitude
  • Logical Reasoning:- Understanding the structure of arguments, Evaluating and distinguishing deductive and inductive reasoning, Analogies, Venn Diagram, Indian Logic, Pramanas, Structure and kinds of Anumana (inference), Vyapati (invariable relation), Hetvabhasa (fallacies of inference).
  • Data Interpretation:- Sources, acquisition, and interpretation of data, Quantitative and Qualitative data, Graphical representation and mapping of data Data and Governance. 
  • Information and Communication Technology:- Meaning, Advantages, Disadvantages, Uses, Basics of Internet, Digital Initiatives in Higher Education, ICT and Governance.
  • People, Development and Environment:- Development and Environment, People and environment interaction, Pollutants and their impact on human life, Environmental issues, Natural and Energy Resources, Natural Hazards and Disasters, Environmental Protection Act 1986. 
  • Higher Education System:- Evolution of Higher Learning and Research in post-Independence India
    Professional, Technical, and Skill-based Education, Value Education, and Environmental Education
    Policies, Governance, and Administration, Oriental, Conventional, and Non-conventional learning programs in India.

TS SET Paper II Syllabus

The syllabus for paper II of TS SET 2024 examination is provided here below for all 29 subjects, candidates can download a pdf of subjects for which they have opted for this examination.

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