Osmania University releases notification of TS SET 2019

Osmania UniversityThe Osmania University has released the notification pertaining to the invitation of applications from eligible and interested candidates to appear for the Telangana State- State Eligibility Test (TS SET) 2019 to be conducted on July 5, 6 and 8, 2019, as per India Today report. Interested candidates can apply for the same through the official websites- telanganaset.org or osmania.ac.in.

TS SET will be conducted by Osmania University on behalf of Telangana State Government for determining the eligibility of Telangana students for the eligibility for Assistant Professor and Lecturers in Telangana universities and colleges. TS-SET examination will be conducted in General Studies and 29 subjects in CBT mode in 10 centres spread over across the State. The result of the TS-SET will be declared on the website: telanganaset.org.

Admit card

  • As per an official notice, Osmania University will release the admit card for TS SET on June 26, 2019, while the eligibility test will be held on July 5, 6 and 8, 2019.

Important dates to remember

  • TS SET 2019 notification date: March 23, 2019
  • Commencement of submission of TS SET online applications: March 27, 2019
  • Last date for submission of online applications without late fee: April 26, 2019
  • Submission of online applications with late fee
  • Last date for submission with late fee of Rs 1,500 + registration fee: May 4, 2019
  • Last date for submission with late fee of Rs 2,000 + registration fee: May 14, 2019
  • Last date for submission with late fee of Rs 3,000 + registration fee: May 24, 2019
  • Download of TS SET 2019 hall tickets: June 25, 2019
  • Dates of TS SET 2019 examination: July 5, 6and 8, 2019

Osmania University, established in the year 1918, is the seventh oldest university in the country, third oldest in South India and the oldest in the Telangana State. It was founded by His Exalted Highness Mir Osman Ali Khan, the Seventh Nizam of Hyderabad State. It was the first university to impart higher education through Urdu as the medium of instruction. It is the largest affiliating university in Asia with about 800 affiliated colleges spread over 3 districts of Telangana State (Hyderabad, Ranga Reddy and Medak) providing academic and research facilities for nearly five lakh students. It was accredited with a ‘FIVE STAR’ rating by the NAAC in the year 2001 and reaccredited with the highest grade ‘A’ in 2008. It has been ranked 7th among the top Indian Universities as per the recent survey was done by IndiaToday–Nielson.

Osmania University is a multi-faculty and multi-campus university offering comprehensive education with 12 faculties and 53 academic departments spread over eight campuses and eight constituent colleges. It offers 21 academic courses at the UG level (with125 combinations) and 72 at the PG level in addition to M.Phil and PhD programmes in 27 and 54 disciplines respectively. It has the strength of nearly 1000 teaching and 3500 non-teaching staff. Prof. G. Ram Reddy Centre for Distance Education offers around 48 UG, PG and professional courses to nearly 50,000 students in the different disciplines approved by Distance Education Council.

The campus is also a home away from home for nearly 4000 international students from about 80 countries. It has forged academic collaborations with 20 national and 12 international organizations. The university has introduced several measures to achieve a paradigm shift from a teacher-centric approach to a learner-centric education.


The Government of erstwhile Andhra Pradesh has entrusted the Osmania University to conduct the APSET Examination for the year 2012 through its G.O.MS. No. 155 dated 9-12-2011. Osmania University has established an Office of the APSET with all infrastructure and personnel required to conduct the examination. The Jurisdiction of the APSET-2012 has covered the 45 Universities, 316 Government Degree Colleges, 179 Aided-Degree Colleges in Andhra Pradesh. On the request of the Government of Erstwhile Andhra Pradesh, the UGC, New Delhi has granted provisional accreditation for the conduct of Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility TEST (APSET)-2012 vide Ref. No. F.7-10/2012(NET) dated 28-03-2012 for 24 subjects for one year.

The Steering Committee and Moderation Committee were constituted as per the Guidelines of the UGC, New Delhi and Government of Andhra Pradesh and meetings were conducted. After successful conduct of SET examination in 2012, the University applied for Re-accreditation in the year 2013. The Expert Committee constituted by UGC, visited the University in the year 2013 and granted accreditation for three years i.e. May 2013 to May 2015 vide ref. no. F.17-10/2012(NET/SET) dated17-05-2013 in 27 subjects. During the above three years accreditation period, two notifications were issued and conducted SET examinations successfully and declared results on time.

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