TANCET 2017: Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Dates, Syllabus

TANCET 2017Anna 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 application form, eligibility, exam dates and syllabus.

Application Form Exam Dates Eligibility

Exam Pattern FAQs

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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 tentative date schedule of TANCET 2017:

Application Form AvailabilityFirst week of May 2017
Last Date to fill the Application FormThird week of May 2017
Hall Ticket Announced DateFirst week of June 2017
Date of Entrance ExamSecond week of June 2017
Result Declaration DateLast week of June 2017
Counselling StartedJuly 2017

TANCET 2017 Application Form

Candidates can fill the form only through online process only. The TANCET 2017 Application Form will be provided from the official website of the Anna University. The application form will be available from the first week of May 2017. Candidates can fill the form till third week of May 2017. There is 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.

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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

TANCET Exam Pattern 2017

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

CoursesNo. of QuestionsMarks
Part I2020
Part II2020
Part III6060

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 or offline for TANCET.
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 will be held at the following cities:
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TANCET 2017 Hall Ticket

Candidates can download their hall ticket from the Anna University Website. TANCET 2017 Hall Ticket will be available from the first week of June 2017. Candidate has 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 can 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.

TANCET 2017 Result

TANCET 2017 Result will be declared in the last week of June 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 will be provided 10 days after the result announcement.

TANCET 2017 Counselling

Candidates will get admission on the basis of the rank obtained by them in the entrance exam. The counselling schedule will be announced by the conducting body on the official site. The TANCET 2017 Counselling will be started from the July 2017. Candidates will be called for the counselling process on the basis of the rank list.

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

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

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  1. Your Name...G.CHANDRU says:

    how to prepare for ME entrance test.. suggest any material

  2. U.PUNITHASRI says:

    how to prepare for ME entrance test.. suggest any material

  3. alok raj says:

    I belong from bihar.so can i apply for tancet exam.

  4. mouniya says:

    IS that GATE score card is compulsory for ME tancet counselling?

    • Karabi Das says:

      Hi is gate score card compulsory for tancet exam?
      And basically I belongs from Tripura,but doing B.E in Chennai,so can I apply for this exam for M.E?

  5. prakash a says:

    Any Study material suggest for ME entrance exam

  6. abirami says:

    i am finished the graduation 2016 i am also apply the tancet for lateral entry

  7. Madhu says:

    Hi there..
    1) I am a B.E Civil Engineer. Can I apply for M.Arch (masters of architecture) through TANCET counseling..?
    2) If possible, what I have to do to get anna Univ Chennai..?
    3) I am a 2011-2015 student..
    Can 2015 passed out student apply for 2017 tancet..?
    4) Is there any problem or difficulties in application process…??


  8. vyshali says:

    is gate score mandatory? for M.E?

  9. sebi raja babu says:

    I’m a 2016 passed out student can I apply for TANCET 2017

  10. Sundaravelu says:

    I am the Pondicherry residence, whether I can apply for TANCET 2017.

  11. Sindhu says:

    Please suggist me material for Mtec in EEE

  12. Sindhuja says:

    What is the syllabus for tancet exam?

  13. manikandan says:

    for sports quota?

  14. Vignesh says:

    If suppose I’m going to apply for tancet 17.. And if I’m writing my au arrear exam by April may.. will the results be published before mba councilling?? If I’ve cleared those papers am I eligible.. ??

  15. Supraja says:

    What is the syllabus for tancet exam and suggest me what material to follow for get good results

  16. trvidhya says:

    respected madam/sir,

    Basically i am a commerce graduate, which topic will be the topic for me in tancet exam. Is the question based on subject oriented or general questions kindly advice me. thanking you

  17. pramila says:

    am preparing for MCA tancet 2017…so am refering v.v.k subburaj..and refering this book is enough?

  18. mahendran says:

    i am bca with 6 semster arrear in 2..this arrear cleared in nov2016 and i am eligible or not eligible in mca tanset exam also mca bank loan

  19. manju says:

    I am not pass in 5th semester. When are apply to tancet exam?

  20. Aadil Hafeez says:

    I am from jammu kashmir can i apply for TNCET ?

    Kindly Reply

  21. Y.sai Madhu says:

    Bsc agriculture syllabus for tancet

  22. Satheesh says:

    Hi this is satheesh now am doing BE civil 3 rd year whether it is possible to write tancet exam……..

  23. Gopi M says:

    Is TANCET scorecard valid in autonomous colleges .?

  24. Aparna says:

    What are the materials for mca tancet exam?

  25. sasi says:

    Hai im sasi how to prepAre MBA enterence… exam suggest me … any material needed

  26. Subhani says:

    Sir i’m from AP can i apply for TANCET

  27. Arun pandian A says:

    please tell minimum pass mark

  28. valarmathi says:

    I want to apply tancet xam so pls kindly inform the date to apply

  29. Ezhilarasi M says:

    pls tell me as mca tancet latest update news

  30. Ezhilarasi M says:

    sir i am already written tancet mca exam at June 2015
    but i am not attend the counselling at Coimbatore and still i am a married women in Madurai
    The old passing entrance exam result was expired or valued for current year entrance exam pls tell me the clear detail

  31. M.ASHOK KUMAR says:


  32. S.DHARINI says:

    Sir, In some other websites it is given like the exams are held in the month of March . Is that true ?
    and from where I can download the study materials ?

  33. Arunkumar says:

    I’m in 10 +3(diploma in cse) now I’m going to complete my Bca degree in next 2months is I’m eligible to apply tancet 2017

  34. Sriramasai says:

    Sir Iam in Andhrapradesh, so I can eligible to apply to TANCET. Please inform to apply this to me.

    please sir….

  35. Gowthami says:

    Do the scholarship if any based on score obtained in tancet is applicable for non tamilnadu students

  36. getcy says:

    is GATE compulsory for the TANCET accepting colleges?

  37. Priyadharrsani Palanisamy says:

    How to prepare for MBA entrance xam??? Is thr any materials for tht????

  38. Your Name... says:

    when mca lateral entry entrance 2017 is held

  39. priys says:

    Tancet exam cleared .which best band number 1 college of tamilnadu.

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