TANCET 2017: Counselling & Admission Procedure

TANCET 2017TANCET 2017 Counselling Registration has been started now for ME/M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan courses. Anna University, Chennai is main conducting authority that organizes Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET 2017). TANCET is a state level entrance exam. It is conducted for candidates those seeking for admission into MBA, MCA, and ME/M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan Degree Programmes. These courses are offered by the various colleges in the limits of Tamil Nadu State. Here, we are updating the detail information about TANCET 2017 including counselling schedule, procedure, etc.

Result Counselling Exam Dates


TANCET 2017 Notification:

newiconTANCET 2018 is organized by the Anna University to get admission into ME/M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan, MCA & MBA courses in Tamil Nadu state. Visit here to get complete details about TANCET 2018.

TANCET 2017 Counselling Registration for ME/M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan courses has been started now. Last date to fill the counselling form is 6th August 2017. Click here for counselling registration.

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TANCET 2017 Counselling Registration for MBA/MCA courses has been started now. Last date to fill the counselling form is 30th June 2017. Click here for counselling registration.

TANCET 2017 Admission Procedure has been notified for all aspirants. Check details.

TANCET 2017 Result & Marksheet is available for Download by candidates login.Click here for Download Result & Marksheet.

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Courses Offered:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Computer Applications (MCA)
  • Master of Engineering (ME)
  • Master of Technology (M.Tech)
  • Master of Architecture (M.Arch)
  • Master of Planning (M.Plan)

TANCET 2017 Exam Dates

Here, we are updating the official date schedule of TANCET 2017:

Application Form Availability29th January 2017
Last Date to fill the Application Form28th February 2017
Hall Ticket Announced Date14th March 2017
Date of Entrance Exam25th March 2017 (for MCA/MBA) and 26th March 2017 (for other courses)
Result Declaration Date11th April 2017
Counselling Registration Last Date (MBA/MCA)30th June 2017
Counselling Started24th July 2017
Counselling Registration Last Date (M.E./ M.Tech./ M.Arch./ M.Plan)6th August 2017

TANCET 2017 Counselling

Candidates can get admission on the basis of the rank obtained by them in the entrance exam. TANCET Admission Procedure 2017 for (M.E./M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan) has been started now. The admission process for MBA & MCA courses was started now. Candidates are called for the counselling process on the basis of the rank list.

The admission procedure for the academic year 2017-2018 consists of the following two steps:

  • Appearing for the TANCET 2017.
  • Applying for admission to the admitting authorities concerned.

Documents Required at the time of Counselling:

  • 10th Mark Sheet (As a Proof of DOB)
  • Passing Certificate of 12th/Graduation
  • Qualifying Examination Mark Sheet and Passing Certificate
  • TANCET 2017 Admit Card
  • TANCET 2017 Mark Sheet
  • Category Certificate
  • Character Certificate
  • Domicile Certificate


Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET 2018) will be conducted by the Anna University, Chennai on behalf of the Government of Tamil Nadu. It is organized for providing admission into ME/M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan, MCA & MBA programme. This exam is a state level examination. The application form will be provided from the 1st week of May 2018.

TANCET 2017 Application Form

Candidates could fill the form only through online process only. The TANCET 2017 Application Form was released through the website. The application form was available from 29th January 2017. Candidates could fill the form till 28th February 2017 (Extended). There was no need to send application form through offline mode. Candidates take the printout of the confirmation page and keep them for future reference.

Application Fee:

Candidates have to submit Rs. 500 (Rs. 250 for SC/SCA/ST candidates) as an application fee for any one of the programme. If candidates want to apply more than one programme they have to pay Rs. 500 (Rs. 250 for SC/SCA/ST candidates) for each additional programme through online mode only.

Click here for TANCET 2017 Information Brochure.

TANCET Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria to appear for TANCET 2017 are given below:

MBAPass Bachelor’s degree (minimum 3 years).
Secured at least 50% (45% marks in case of reserved category).
MCAPass Bachelor’s degree (minimum 3 years) with mathematics at 10+2 level or at graduate level.
Obtained at least 50% (45% marks in case of reserved category).
MCA (lateral Entry)Pass Bachelor’s degree (minimum 3 years) in BCA, B.Sc (CS/IT) with mathematics at 10+2 level or at graduate level.
Secure at least 50% (45% marks in case of reserved category).
ME/M.Tech/M.Arch/M.PlanPass Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
Obtained at least 50% (45% marks in case of reserved category).
GATE Valid Score Card

Click here for TANCET 2017 Eligibility.

TANCET Exam Pattern 2017

The duration of the entrance exam was 2 hours. For each correct answer 1 mark was given to the candidates. For incorrect response, 1/3 mark had been deducted. The entrance exam of MBA & MCA was conducted on the same date but in different time. The entrance exam of ME/M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan was held on separate dates.

CoursesNo. of QuestionsMarks
Part I2020
Part II2020
Part III6060

Click here to view TANCET Syllabus 2017.

TANCET 2017 Hall Ticket

Candidates can download their hall ticket from the Anna University Website (or via above given link). TANCET 2017 Hall Ticket was available from 14th March 2017. Candidate had to produce the hall ticket at the time of entrance exam and the admission process. If candidate lost the hall ticket after the entrance test, the duplicate hall ticket could be obtained after make a payment of Rs. 100 in the form of DD with the written request to:

The Secretary,
Anna University,
Chennai- 600025.

FAQ’s (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) has to be taken by students who want admission into MBA programmes offered by Anna University and colleges affiliated to Anna University as well as to some other aided and unaided universities.
Answer: TANCET is a multiple-choice test with 100 questions to be answered in 120 minutes (2 hrs). It also has negative marking of 0.33. The test is divided into 5 sections of 20 questions each like Reading Comprehension, Business Situation Analysis, Quantitative Ability, Data Sufficiency, Verbal Ability
Answer: A pass in any recognized degree with 10 + 2 + 3 years pattern. A pass in any recognised degree with 10 + 3 years diploma + 3 years pattern, A pass in all branches of B.E., B.Arch., B.Pharm, B.Tech. Candidates who have passed the qualifying degree course/ appearing for the final semester/ year examination of the said qualifying degree course during April/ May may appear for 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.
Answer: The applicants can apply online mode.
Answer: The registration for TANCET begins in April. The last date for online and offline spot registration is usually mid of April. Following this the candidate receives the Hall Ticket within a week or so. TANCET exam is conducted in the third or fourth week of May and by last week of June the result is declared. Following this the Counseling process begins by July. The seats in the respective courses are allotted in the colleges of Tamil Nadu affiliated to Anna University.
Answer: Candidates have to pay an application fee of Rs.500 (Rs 250 for SC/SCA/ST candidates) to complete the application process. Fee can be paid in cash or DD drawn in favor of ‘The Secretary, TANCET, Anna University,’ payable at Chennai.
Answer: The entrance test held at the following cities:

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TANCET 2017 Result

TANCET 2017 Result was declared on 11th April 2017. Candidates can check their results from the official portal of the conducting authority. Candidates can download their mark sheet to present it at the time of counselling procedure. The mark sheet is also provided with the result announcement.

If candidates have any query about TANCET 2017, they can drop comments in the comment box given down.

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  1. mani says:

    Is Tancet is conducted by Anna university or Madras university? Then how to get admission MBA in Madras university?

  2. Monisha says:

    My BC community rank is 499.can I get ME Computer science engg seat in any government college.please rply me.

  3. bharathipriyan.m says:

    i have got tancet score of 33.456 in m.e civil engineering.iam under bc category and my rank was 675 under bc category.is there is any possible for me to get placed in government or government aided college.and i have counselling on aug 21 (12.00-2.00pm). plz reply.

  4. m.bharathipriyan says:

    i have lost my tancet hall ticket after the exam.but i have the screenshot of that hall ticket shall i take a print out of that sceenshot for the counselling process.plz reply.

  5. Alekya says:

    What will submit during couseling original certificates or Xerox copies.please reply me sir



  7. arthy says:

    When will start M.E conuselling sir/mam????

  8. arthy says:

    When will start M.E conuselling sir/man ????

  9. hsjJja says:

    I did’t able.to see the latest comments at mobile so i am commwnting here

  10. anju s says:

    what is the community code to be filled in the tancet application form

  11. Monisha says:

    The hard copy of counselling form will sent to the anna university or not

  12. Athulya S says:

    I have completed my online registration process.when will the counselling starts,

  13. Athulya S says:

    I have completed my online registration process for tanca 2017.is my registation process is completed successfully .sir please reply me sir

  14. Asr says:

    What is to be filled in the registration number box which is in ME counseling application?

  15. Archana says:

    Friends tmrw onwards tanca registration will be start last date for submission 6.8.17

  16. Archana says:

    sir, we are Need only when will starts the M. E counselling date. This is Kindly request for the tancet qualify students.

  17. Arunachalam says:

    How to pay a councling fees?? Can I pay the fees before a counciling time or at the time of councling

  18. rizu says:

    when will m.e councelling starts….what is the procedure to appear for tancet councelling

  19. yalini says:

    When will M.A. application form given??

  20. Anbarasi.s says:

    When they realse the ME application form …all r waiting for the application form…atleast inform the which timr period will be realsed???

  21. Pavithran.G says:

    My application 212082 I am selected in councling

  22. pavithra says:

    O would like to know ME counseling application form is released or not.,,when they will release the ME counselling application form??.if last date over.how can I apply.i have scored 37in tanca2017

  23. Archana says:

    sir, when tancet M.E registration form issed.Plz atleast intimate which period of time will be started.

  24. nsnshs says:

    When tancet ME counselling form gets issued

  25. hari says:

    Sir counseling for MCA is started or not ………still I didn’t fill online application for counseling …plz help me sir

  26. Archana says:

    Sir, please update the online counselling registration for m.e/m.tech. Everyone waiting for counseling date.

  27. Sharmy says:

    Sir whether counseling registration for ME started or not.. please reply me

  28. jothisri says:

    sir,when aplication form for M.E will be released .

  29. DHIRAJ KUMAR says:

    Sir when the councling started for mca

  30. hfhd says:

    When tancet ME counselling will starts

  31. Suresh says:

    How to apply M.E counselling in anna university and when will starts for online M.E application forms? ???

  32. Dhiraj kumar says:

    Sir when the rank card generated for mca and also tell me about counselling date

  33. Naveen kumar says:

    Sir / madam the above link that you have gave foe mba counselling form does not open. Can you please help me.

  34. Sharmy says:

    Sir.. can you say when will the online registration starts for ME tancet qualified student

  35. Your Name... says:

    when will the TANCET ME counselling application be published?

  36. vhm says:

    When tancet ME counseling will start…

  37. M karthiga says:

    Please inform my counseling date

  38. sasirekha says:

    Sir / madam whether the ME counseling application form is released or not.,,when they will release the ME counselling application form??

  39. jenifer says:

    Sir, councelling rules and regulations tell me

  40. M Praneeth says:

    Sir,does tancet counselling application for m.tech through gate has released?.please reply me,sir.

  41. M Praneeth says:

    Sir, Iam gate qualified student.does counselling for m.tech has started or not.please reply me

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