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TANCET

The full form of TANCET is Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test. It is the state level examination, which is conducted by the state of Tamil Nadu. Chennai is a main conducting authority that organises Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test. The examination is conducted by the Anna University.

About Exam

Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test is an entrance exam conducted by Anna university, Chennai on the behalf of government of Tamil Nadu, for admission in various post graduate courses such as M.B.A.M.C.A.M.E. & M. Tech. and M. Arch. offered by numerous university colleges of Engineering, government Aided Engineering colleges and arts & science faculties and Self-Financing colleges in the state of Tamil Nadu. The applicants looking for for admission in numerous authorities & non-public  colleges of Tamil Nadu shall apply for TANCET examination via the online mode of registration that is availed on the official website of Anna college i.e. annauniv.edu.

Eligibility

TANCET Eligibility criteria for M.B.A. applicants:

  • The candidate should possess a Bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years duration with at least 50% marks from a recognized college.
  • pattern- 10+2+3/4 years pattern or 10+3 years degree + 3 years pattern or B.E./ B.Tech./B.Arch./B.Pharm. or 10+2+AMIE
  • The applicants of the reserved category will be provided a relaxation of 5 percent 

TANCET Eligibility criteria for M.C.A. applicants:

  • The candidate should possess a Bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years duration with mathematics and at least 50% marks from a recognized college.
  • pattern- 10+2+3/4 years pattern or 10+ 3 years degree + 3 years pattern or 10+ 2 + AMIE.
  • The applicants of the reserved category will be provided a relaxation of 5 percentage.

TANCET Eligibility criteria for M.E. & M. Tech. and M. Arch.:

Application Fees

The Application Fees structure for the exam of TANCET(Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test) is given below:

CategoryAmount
General
Rs. 500/-
Reserved
Rs. 250/-


Application Procedure

Procedure to apply for TANCET(Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test) Exam is given in detail below:

Step 1: Application Process:

The candidate is required to enter their respective name, Date of birth, Gender, e-mail id and password. After providing these information applicant must submit and create a user account.

Step 2: Academic and Personal Information:

This step includes academic details of the applicant. The details about graduation information, year of passing etc. The candidate is also required to mention the course for which they're applying along with the preferred examination centre.

Step 3: Uploading Images:

The candidate is required to upload the following scanned pictures:

  • photograph of the candidate in jpg/ jpeg format with the file size between 20 KB to 25 KB.
  • Signature of the applicant in jpg/ jpeg format with the file size between 20 KB to 25 KB.

Step 4: Payment of Registration Charges:

The candidate of general category is required to pay Rs. 500/- for each programme i.e. M.B.A.M.C.A.M.E. & M. Tech. and M. Arch. The applicant who desires to appear for a couple of programme is needed to pay Rs. 500/- for each additional programme.

The candidate of the reserved category is required to pay Rs. 250/- for each programme i.e. M.B.A.M.C.A.M.E. & M. Tech. and M. Arch. The applicant who desires to appear for a couple of programme is needed to pay Rs. 250/- for every extra programme.

Step 5: Review and Submit:

After entering all the required details and paying application charges, the applicant should review the application form carefully. After reviewing details, the form must be submitted. A complete application form of TANCET will be available in PDF format. The candidate is required to download the form and take a print out for future reference.

Exam Pattern

Pattern of MH CET Exam is given in detail below:

  • The duration of the exam will be about two hours.
  • Total 100 multiple type questions will be asked in the examination.
  • One mark will be allotted to the applicant for correct answer.
  • For incorrect answer, 1/3 marks will be deducted.
  • ME/M.Tech/M.Arch section, PART I & II is compulsory. 
  • PART III will be selected during registration.

For MCA/MBA:

Subject
Number of Questions
Verbal ability
25
Data Interpretation
25
Quantitative Aptitude25
English Language
25
Total
100


For M.E./M.Tech./M.Arch:

Subject
Number of Questions
Engineering Mathematics
20
Basic Engineering and Sciences
20
Part III (different for different courses)
60
Total
100


Study Material

There are some reference books are given here for the preparation of TANCET exam:

  • ANCET (M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Arch. / M.Plan) [Paperback]   V.V.K. Subburaj/ Sura Books
  • TANCET M.E. Computer Science and Engineering and Information Technologies – I[Paperback] Amit Gupta (Author)
  • Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning for the CAT (With CD) 1st Edition Trishna Knowledge Systems/ Pearson
  • Challenging Science Questions and Answers (TNPSC, UPSC, TANCET, GMAT Q&A)     V N Girija / Sixthsense Publications
  • Athina Mathippen Pera Ariviyal Vina Vidai (TNPSC, UPSC, TANCET, GMAT Q&A) (Tamil)    V N Girija / Sixthsense Publications
  • Data Sufficiency for the CAT and Other MBA Examinations Trishna Knowledge Systems

Courses Under Exam

Some of the course under TANCET exam are as follows:

Test Centres

There are few exam centers where TANCET Exam will be held:

Test Centers
Chennai
Coimbatore
Chidambaram
Dindigul
Erode
Karaikudi
Madurai

Nagercoil
Salem
Thanjavur
Tirunelveli
Tiruchirappalli
Vellore
Villupuram


FAQs

Question: When will the application forms available for TANCET?

Answer: TANCET Application Forms are already available on the official website until April.

Question: What is TANCET Exam Pattern?

Answer: The examination pattern of TANCET is different for MBA, MCA, and M.Tech./M.Arch./M.E./M.Plan. 

Question: What is the eligibility criterion for TANCET?

Answer: A pass in any recognized degree with 10 + 2 + 3 year’s pattern. Candidates who have passed the qualifying degree course/ appearing for the final semester/ year examination of the said qualifying degree course during April/ May appear for TANCET.

Question: Which colleges are covered under TANCET?

Answer: The top colleges covered under this examination are:

  • Government College of Engineering, Chennai (Anna University)
  • PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore
  • Madras Institute of Technology, Chennai (Anna University)
  • Government College of Engineering, Coimbatore
  • Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore
  • Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Thirupuror, Kanchipuram
  • Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai
  • A.C. College of Technology, Chennai (Anna University)
  • Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore
  • Sri Venkateshwara College of Engineering, Kanchipuram

Question: What are the steps to apply for TANCET?

Answer: The applicants can apply online or offline for TANCET.

Syllabus

TANCET exam syllabus contains subjects like(Verbal Ability, Data Interpretation, Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning) Applicant should learn this syllabus before applying for TANCET Exam:

Verbal Ability

Synonyms
Antonyms
One Word Substitutions
Idioms & Phrases
Proverbs
Phrasal Verbs
Reading Comprehension
Cloze Test
Basic Grammar

Data Interpretation

Bar Graph
Line Graph
Pie Chart
Histogram
Problem Based & Percentage
Problem Based on Equivalence
Bar Graph
Line Graph

Quantitative Aptitude

Algebra
Arithmetic
Geometry
Trigonometry
Permutation & Combination
Statistics & Probability

Logical Reasoning

Syllogism
Blood Relation Analogy
Coding Decoding
Direction Sitting Arrangement
Series
Water & Mirror Images
Punchlines


Cut-Offs

Cut off of the TANCET MBA for different institutes are given here as follows:

Institute
Open Category(OC)
Scheduled Caste (SC)
Scheduled Tribe (ST)
Velammal Engineering College, Chennai
46
38.333
36
Vel Tech High Tech Dr Rangarajan Dr. Sakunthala Engineering College, Chennai
34
21.333
0
Gnanam School of Business (Stand Alone), Sengipatti, Thanjavur
13.333
0
0
PSG College of Technology (Autonomous), Coimbatore
61.333
47.333
35.667
PSNA College of Engineering and Technology, Dindigul
30.333
20.333
0
JJ College of Engineering and Technology, Tiruchirappalli
12.667
0
0
Sona College of Technology (Autonomous), Salem
34.333
14
19.333
Loyola Institute of Technology, Chennai
40.667
31
0
Vivekananda Institute of Management Studies (Stand Alone), Coimbatore District
18.667
0
0
University of Madras, Chepauk, Chennai
54
43.333
35.333



Selection Procedure

There are some stages for the selection procedure:

  • Selection Procedure Merit list will be prepared based on the marks obtained in the TANCET(M.B.A.).
  • The reservation norms of Government of Tamil Nadu will be followed for admission.

Documents to be Carried

All applicants should carefully read the list of important documents at the time of appearing for the TANCET Counselling. 

  • Mark sheet and certificate of the qualifying exam
  • Marksheets of 10th and 12th class
  • Rank card (issued at the time of result)
  • Copy of the admit card
  • Original registration slip
  • Nativity certificate
  • Acknowledgment card
  • Counseling letter

Important Dates

These are the important dates of the TANCET exam:

Important Dates
Issue of online application form
First week of April 2019
End date to submit TANCET 2019 application form
Last week of April 2019
Release of hall ticket
First week of May 2019
TANCET 2019
Third week of May 2019
Announcement of result
Second week of June 2019
Commencement of TANCA 2019 counselling process
First week of July 2019