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TANCET 2019
TANCET

Exam Finished
Examination Date: 2019-05-19
Result Announcement Date: 2019-06-08
Mode of the exam: Online
About TANCET

TANCET 2019 is likely to be conducted offline in the second week of May by Anna University. Last year, TANCET exam was held on May 19 and 20. The registration process is expected to begin anytime soon. Candidates who wish to take admission to the MBA, MCA, ME/MTech/March/MPlan programmes offered by the colleges in Tamil Nadu can fill the TANCET 2019 application form online by paying Rs 500 (Rs 250 for SC/SCA/ST candidates).

In 2018, around 3518 students had appeared for TANCET, out of which 1460 students were for engineering courses while 2,058 were for MBA courses. 

What is TANCET?

Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) is conducted by Anna University for admissions to MTech/ MArch/ MPlan/ ME/MBA and MCA programmes offered by various colleges in Tamil Nadu. The exam will be conducted offline for 2 hours. The total marks of the test across various courses are 100.

How To Prepare

Date of TANCET Exam- May 19-20, 2019

While the paper pattern for all courses is similar, the syllabus for MBA, ME, MCA is different. A brief about the same is listed below:

  • TANCET 2019 is scheduled in April 2019 in offline mode (pen and paper-based).
  • It consists of 100 MCQ questions.
  • The medium of the paper is English.
  • The duration of the exam is 2 hours.
  • Question paper for programs like M.Tech/ME/M.Arch and M.Plan are segregated into 3 sections.
  • Against every correct answer, +1 mark is allotted and for every incorrect answer, -1/5 mark is subtracted. No marks are allotted for un-attempted questions. Aspirants can score a maximum of 100 marks.
Exam Syllabus

TANCET 2019 Syllabus is different for all the 3 papers. Candidates must be through with basic verbal and logical reasoning questions. Arithmetic questions will be based on 10+2 syllabus. The details are elaborated underneath:

TANCET Syllabus for MBA

Verbal Ability Quantitative Aptitude Data Interpretation Logical Reasoning
Synonyms & Antonyms Algebra Bar Graph Syllogisms and Puzzles
Idioms & Proverbs Arithmetic Line Graph Blood Relations
Grammar Geometry Pie Charts Coding Decoding
Fill in the blanks Trigonometry Histogram Sequence & Series
Phrasal verb Mensuration Percentage based questions Decision Making
Sentence corrections Number System Equivalence based questions Binary Logic
Reading Comprehension Probability & Statistics Ratio based questions Linear and Circular Arrangements
Vocabulary questions Modern Mathematics - Computer based questions
- TSD & TW - Analogies
Exam Eligibility

Anna University has ruled out certain eligibility conditions for candidates registering for TANCET. These must be fulfilled by the candidate in order to sit for the exam. 

Academic Criteria

  • Candidates who have completed/ are in their final year of Graduation can apply.
  • Masters in any discipline of science is also accepted.
  • Candidates who have passed 10+2 or possess a 10+3 years diploma certificate from the State Board of Technical Education are eligible. 
  • Candidates with a valid GATE Score with qualifying marks in relevant discipline of Engineering /Technology, need not appear for TANCET.
  • Candidates who have a valid GATE score with qualifying marks in Engineering Science (XE) and Life Science (XL), have to appear for TANCET 2019.
Admit Card
  1. Visit the official website i.e.annauniv.edu
  2. Click the link ‘Download TANCET Hall Ticket
  3. Enter User ID and Password
  4. Download TANCET Admit Card for further reference

Discrepancy in TANCET Admit Card

In case of any change in the information mentioned on TANCET Admit Card, you may contact the officials at

The Secretary,
TANCET,
Anna University,
Chennai-600025
Number- 2220 0303

TANCET Admit Card Lost

If the hall ticket is lost after the test, a duplicate hall ticket can be obtained on payment of INR 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.

Exam Coutoff

The category and program wise TANCET Cutoff is published on the university website post exam result. The cut off marks will decide if an aspirant is eligible for admission or not. The result or rank list will be prepared on the cut off marks declared by the university.

Check the expected TANCET 2019 cut off marks below:

CATEGORY EXPECTED TANCET CUT OFF 2019
Open Category 37.5
Backward Classes 35.25
Scheduled Caste 25.5
Scheduled Tribe 22.5
Centers/Participating Colleges
Sree Saraswathi Thyagaraja College Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Maharaja CoEducation College of Arts & Science Erode, Tamil Nadu
Kongu Engineering College Erode, Tamil Nadu
Velalar College of Engineering and Technology Erode, Tamil Nadu
Fees Structure
general 500
SC/ST 350
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