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Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET)

Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET)

Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) 2017 Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Information Brochure, Latest News

TANCET is also known as Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test, is a common assessment conducted for admission to postgraduate Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Computer Application (MCA) course and also to postgraduate programmes of M.E, M.Tech, M.Arch & M.Plan in colleges of Tamilnadu. TANCET is conducted by Anna University on behalf of the Government of Tamil Nadu. This test is important for candidates who want admission to postgraduate degree programmes in colleges of the Tamil Nadu state.

Applications for Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) 2017 conducted by Anna University, Chennai on behalf of the Government of Tamil Nadu from candidates who seek admission to 1. M.B.A., 2. M.C.A. and 3. M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Arch. / M.Plan. Degree Programmes for the year 2017 – 2018 offered at University Departments, University Colleges of Engineering, Regional offices of Anna University, Government and Government Aided Engineering Colleges and Arts & Science Colleges and Self-financing Colleges (Engineering, Arts & Science Colleges including standalone Institutions) in Tamil Nadu can be registered only through Online. Some Universities and Self-Financing Engineering Colleges may also opt to admit the candidates on the basis of marks obtained in TANCET 2017. Other State candidates can appear for the entrance test, but the eligibility conditions will be fixed by the admitting authority / University. TANCET Results Tamilnadu Common Entrance Test Cut off marks Counselling download CET Score card rank list from the official website.

Important Dates


TANCET Exam Dates / Exam Schedule
Programme Date Time
Commencement of online registration of application First week of May, 2017  
Last date for Registration of application Third week of May, 2017  
Entrance dates of M.C.A Second week of June, 2017 (FN) 10.00 a.m – 12.00 noon
Entrance date of M.B.A Second week of June, 2017 (AN) 2.30 p.m – 4.30 p.m
Entrance date of M.E. /M.Tech. /M.Arch. / M.Plan Second week of June, 2017 (FN) 10.00 a.m – 12.00 noon

Eligibility Criteria

M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration)

- A pass in a recognised Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration and obtained at least 50 % (45 % in the case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying degree examination.
(a) 10+2+3 years pattern (or)
(b) 10+3 years Diploma +3 years pattern (or)
(c) B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch./B.Pharm. (or)
(d) (i) 10+2+AMIE* (or)
(ii) 10+3 years diploma (awarded by the State Board of Technical Education) + AMIE.*

M.C.A. (Master of Computer Applications)

- The candidate pass in a recognised Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration with mathematics at 10+2 level or at Graduate level and
obtained at least 50 % (45 % in the case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying degree examination.
(a) 10+2+3/4 years Pattern (or)
(b) 10+3 years diploma + 3 years Pattern (c) (i) 10+2+AMIE* (or)
(ii) 10+3 years diploma (awarded by the State Board of Technical Education) + AMIE*

M.C.A. Lateral Entry

- The candidate pass in a recognised Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration in BCA, B.Sc. (Computer Science / Information Technology) with mathematics at 10+2 level or at Graduate level and obtained at least 50 % (45 % in the case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying degree
examination. 10+2+3 years Pattern

M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Arch. / M.Plan.

- The candidate pass in a recognised Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the relevant field and obtained at least 50 % (45 % in the case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying degree examination.
(i) B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch. (or)
(ii) B.Pharm. (or)
(iii) Master’s Degree in the relevant branch of Science / Arts, which are prescribed.
(i) 10+2+AMIE* (or)
(ii) 10+3 years diploma (awarded by the State Board of Technical Education) + AMIE.*

Note:
1. Candidates admitted through Lateral Entry in degree courses are not eligible except, B.E./B.Tech. and MCA degree courses.
2. Candidates with B.E./B.Tech. degrees obtained through Distance / Weekend mode are not eligible.
3. Candidates with a degree obtained without studying 10th, 12th Std. or 3 years degree programme are not eligible.

Courses

- M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration)
- M.C.A. (Master of Computer Applications)
- M.E. (Master of Engineering)
- M.Tech (Master of Technology)
- M.Arch (Master of Architecture)
- M.Plan (Master of Planning)

How to Apply

Candidates can register through online only by filling-up the application and uploading the same along with a good quality recently taken photograph

Application Fee

- The Candidates have to pay Rs. 500/- (Rs. 250/- for SC /SCA /ST candidates) towards the entrance test fees for any one of the programmes either 1. M.B.A. (or) 2. M.C.A. (or) 3.M.E/M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan. degree programmes.

- A candidate applying for more than one programme has to pay Rs. 500/- (Rs. 250/- for SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamilnadu) for each additional programme through online only.

Exam Cities

The entrance test will be held at the following cities:


1. Chennai 2. Coimbatore 3. Chidambaram 4. Dindigul 5. Erode
6. Karaikudi 7. Madurai 8. Nagercoil 9. Salem 10. Thanjavur
11. Tirunelveli 12. Tiruchirappalli 13. Vellore 14. Villupuram 15. Virudhunagar

Every effort will be taken to comply with the candidate’s choice for the entrance test centre. However, any other centre may be allotted to few candidates due to reasons like non-availability of space. In any case, a centre once allotted cannot be changed for any reasons.

Syllabus

Paper Pattern


Course No. of questions No. of alternative answers Mark for every correct answer Max. marks
MBA 100 4 1 100
MCA 100 4 1 100

M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Arch / M.Plan


Course No. of questions No. of alternative answers Mark for every correct answer Max. marks
Part - I 20 4 1 20
Part – II 35* 4 1 20*
Part – III 60 4 1 60

Note: 1/3 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer. Multiple shading will be considered as the wrong answer. Marks will not be deducted for the questions left unanswered.

*All the correct answers upto 20 will be awarded marks and all the wrong answers shall be taken into consideration for awarding negative marks. Multiple shading will be considered as wrong answer and 1/3 mark will be reduced

Question Papers

Admit Card / Hall Ticket

- The Registration Number assigned in the Hall Ticket should be entered at the appropriate place in the admission application form to be filed with the respective admitting authority later. All the candidates shall download the hall tickets from the Anna University website.

- Hall Ticket should be produced at the time of Entrance Test and also at the time of Admission. If the hall ticket is lost after the test, a duplicate hall ticket can be obtained on payment of RS.100/- in the form of a Demand Draft, with a written request to The Secretary, TANCET, Anna University, Chennai – 600 025, indicating the Registration No. / Application No. and the name of the Examination Centre.

Cutoff

After the exam completion, the officials have released the answer key for all the sets. Candidates who got the difference in the score therefore they can check their performance through the Tamilnadu Common Entrance Test Result. Download the TANCET Scorecard, Cutoff and for further more information related to Tamilnadu CET Counselling visit the official website.

Results

- Mark sheets shall be downloaded from the website by the candidates within 10 days from the date of publication of results of the entrance test. The mark sheet should be produced at the time of admission. If the mark sheet is lost, a duplicate mark sheet can be obtained on payment of Rs.100/- in the form of a Demand Draft, with a written request to The Secretary, TANCET, Anna University, Chennai – 600 025.

Contact Details

The Secretary,
Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET)
Centre for Entrance Examinations
Anna University
Chennai – 600 025.

Website : http://www.annauniv.edu


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