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APSETOsmania University, Hyderabad conduct a competitive Examination for the Recruitment of Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test 2014 (SET-TS & AP). the SET will be conducted in 27 subjects. State Eligibility Test is conducted in the interest of large number of aspirants for recruitment as Assistant Professors/ Lecturers through direct recruitment or by promotions in Universities and Degree Colleges in the State. In this article we will discuss about SET exams syllabus, Pattern And Eligibility Criteria.

Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test 2014 (SET-TS & AP) Exam Pattern : The APSET will be conducted in objective mode. The test will consist of three papers. All the three papers will consist of multiple choice questions and will be held on the day of examination in two separate sessions. Question paper for paper-I is common for all subjects in which SET is conducted and it will be bi-lingua l (English and Telugu). Paper-ll and paper-lll of certain subjects will also be bi-lingual.

Paper-I : There will be sixty (60) multiple-choice questions of two marks each of out of which the candidate will be required to answer any fifty (50). In the event of the candidate attempting more than fifty questions, the first fifty questions attempted by the candidate will be evaluated.

  • Type of Questions : Objective
  • No. of Questions : 60 Question
  • Maximum Marks : 50×2=100 Marks
  • Duration : 1¼ Hours (09.30 am to 10.45 am)

Paper-II : The paper will consists of fifty (50) multiple choice questions. The candidates will have to answer all the questions.

  • Type of Questions : Objective
  • No. of Questions : 50 Question
  • Maximum Marks : 50×2=100 Marks
  • Duration : 1¼ Hours (10.45 am to 12.00 noon)

Paper-III : The paper will consist of seventy-five (75) multiple-choice questions. The candidates will be required to answer all the questions and have to mark their response for each question on the computer coded optical mark reader (OMR)answer sheet provided along with the test booklet.

  • Type of Questions : Objective
  • No. of Questions : 75 Question
  • Maximum Marks : 75×2=150 Marks
  • Duration : 2½ Hours (01.30 pm to 04.00 pm)

Negative Marking : There will be No negative Marking.

Important Note : A candidate who does not appear for Paper-I and Paper-II will not be permitted for Paper-III.

Syllabus For Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test 2014 (SET-TS & AP) Exams : APSET 2014 Exam is the most popular exam among the all exams conducted by Osmania University. As per the UGC guidelines the CSIR/UGC-NET syllabus has been adopted for the conduct of AP-SET for all the 27 subjects. Now lets have a look at the detailed syllabus of this Exam….

Paper-I :

  • General paper on Teaching and Aptitude :
    This paper shall be of general nature intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will be primarily designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate.

Paper-II :

  • Subject Paper : This paper consists of multiple- choice questions based on the subject selected by the candidates. these are 27 subject….
  • Geography
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Commerce
  • Computer Science & Applications
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English
  • Earth Science
  • Life Sciences
  • Journalism & Mass Communication
  • Management
  • Hindi
  • History
  • Law
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physical Education
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Sociology
  • Telugu
  • Urdu
  • Libray and Information Science
  • Sanskrit
  • Social Work

Paper-III :

Subject Paper (in depth questions) : This paper consists of multiple choice questions based on the syllabus of the subject selected by the candidates.

  • Paper-III of all the subjects covers all the specializations of that subject in which SET is conducted. For example Paper-III of Chemical Sciences covers all specializations such as Analytical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Marine Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Nuclear Chemistry, & Bio-inorganic Chemistry.
  • Similarly, Paper-III of Earth Sciences covers such as Geology, Applied Geology, MS Geology, Geophysics, Meteorology, Marine Geology, Petroleum Geology, Geo-Informatics, Applied Geochemistry & Oceanography.
  • Paper-III of Life Sciences covers all specializations such as Botany, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Genetics, Microbiology, Zoology, Fishery Science, Animal Biology & Marine Biology.
  • Paper-III of Mathematical Sciences covers all specializations such as Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics & Applied Statistics.
  • Paper-III of Physical Sciences covers all specializations such as Atomic & Molecular Physics, Classical Dynamics, Condensed Matter Physics, Electromagnetics, Experimental Design, Electronics, Nuclear Physics, Space Physics, Particle Physics, Quantum Physics & Thermodynamics.

Eligibility Criteria :

Only those candidates who have completed or are pursuing the final year of PG degree in related subjects are eligible to appear AP. SET.

Candidates who have secured atleast 55% marks (without grace or rounding off) in the Master’s degree ( for OC & BC) and 50% marks (without grace or rounding off) for Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribes (ST)/Physically Challenged (PH)/VH category candidates are eligible for this examination.


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