TNSET 2017 answer keys released with question paper

The answer keys for Tamil Nadu State Eligibility Test (TNSET) 2017 have been released. A press note uploaded here on Thursday, on Mother Teresa Women’s University (MTWU) website says that the question paper and answer keys of TN SET 2017 exam conducted on April 23, 2017, has now been made available for the reference of candidates who appeared for SET.

The candidates can also send their queries/clarifications to to or they can also write to the Varsity addressed at TNSET2017, Mother Teresa Women’s University, Kodaikanal – 624102.

The candidates may visit now to check for the answer keys and question papers. On that page, TNSET answer keys 2017 have been provided separately for paper 1, paper 2 and paper 3 and then separately for all sets.

The test held on April 23rd was of 350 marks consisting of paper 1 (50 Qs/100 marks), paper 2 (50Qs/100 marks) and paper 3 (75 Qs/150 marks). While SET exam is a state-level eligibility test, it is similar to NET exam in most manners. However, the TNSET is held for 25 subjects while NET is held for over 90 subjects now.

The data is preliminary but somewhere over 50 thousand take the test each it is conducted. The test has also been marred by irregularities in recent years. The issues with the results of 2012 SET remained unresolved for many years and those who qualified, still have not been appointed anywhere. For this test too, candidates complained that they weren’t given enough time to fill-in the forms. Moreover, MTWU has been the centre point of criticism regarding proceedings of SET exam almost each time. But there’s hope among candidates and officials that this time the proceedings will take place on time.

Apparently, no date has been fixed for TNSET 2017 result declaration but candidates can expect them in May if things go right. We’ll report on the topic after officials’ comments.

A candidates is declared TNSET eligible if he/she obtains marks above a minimum set cut off. General candidates have to score at least 40% in paper 1 & 2, 50% in paper 3 to be termed for merit. Candidates from BC/DNC/SC/ST/MBC/PWD categories need to score at least 35% in paper 1 & 2, and 40% in paper 3 to qualify TNSET.

Here’s the simple process of checking the answer keys. Firstly, visit the official website of MTWU, i.e., and then, on the right most column, look for the link saying “View the questions and answer keys of TNSET-2017”, click on that. After that, just select the paper and set to view the answer key.

You can also view the TNSET answer keys in the window given below.
Come back to ExamsWatch for news on TNSET results.

Also read: CBSE says yes to hold UGC NET in 2017


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