TANCET 2018: Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Date, Syllabus

TANCET 2018TANCET 2018 (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test) is the state level entrance examination. This exam is conducted for admission to the ME/M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan, MCA & MBA courses. Through this exam, candidates can get admission into the government & non-government colleges of Tamil Nadu state. This entrance exam will be managed by the Anna University, Chennai on behalf of the Government of Tamil Nadu. Candidates can get complete information regarding TANCET 2018 entrance exam, application form, eligibility, exam dates, syllabus, etc.

Application Form Exam Dates Eligibility

Exam Pattern FAQs

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TANCET Exam Date 2018

Check below the tentative schedule of TANCET 2018:

EventsDates (Tentative)
Application form Starts FromLast week of January 2018
Application Form Last DateLast week of February 2018
Hall Ticket Availability2nd week of March 2018
Date of Exam4th week of March 2018
Announcement of Result2nd week of April 2018
Counselling Procedure Starts FromFrom July 2018

TANCET Application Form 2018

The application form information is given here.

  • Candidates will get the application form through online mode from our website.
  • TANCET Online application form will be available from Last week of January till Last week of February 2018.
  • No application will be provided through offline mode.
  • Candidates have to fill only one TANCET 2018 application form for all the three entrance exams.
  • There is no need to send the filled application form through offline mode or by post.
  • Keep the printout of the filled application form for future use.

Application Fee

  • Candidates can pay the application fee through online mode only.
  • Candidates have to pay Rs. 500 (Rs. 250 for SCA/ST/SC category) for any one of the programme.
  • If a candidate wants to appear for more than one programme, then they have to deposit Rs. 500 (Rs. 250 for SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamilnadu) for every additional programme.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria are different for every course. Check the complete eligibility below:

Latest Application Forms Available

  1. Apply Online for B.Tech from SRM University. Click Here
  2. Apply Online for B.Tech from Manipal University. Click Here
  3. Apply Online for B.Tech from Bennett University, Greater Noida. Click Here
  • Candidates, those appearing in the final year of the exam are also eligible.
  • Students belong to another state can also apply but the eligibility will be determined by the respective authorities.
  • Candidates with valid GATE score with qualifying marks in relevant discipline of Engineering /Technology, they do not need to appear for TANCET 2018 exam.
  • Candidates who have a valid GATE score with qualifying marks in Engineering Science (XE) and Life Science (XL), they have to appear for TANCET 2018 exam also.
M.Tech/ME/M.Arch/M.PlanQualifying Exam: Pass Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in any disciplines.
Minimum Marks: Secure minimum 50% marks (45% for the candidates belonging to SC/ST categories).
MBAQualifying Exam: Pass Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years.
Minimum Marks: Qualified with 50% marks (45% for reserved category candidates)
MCAQualifying Exam: Pass Bachelors degree of minimum 3 years with mathematics at 10+2 or graduation level.
Minimum Marks: Secured at least 50% marks (45% marks for reserved category candidates)
MCA (Lateral Entry)Qualifying Exam: Pass Bachelor’s degree in B.Sc (Computer Science/Information Technology), BCA with mathematics at 10+2 or graduation level.
Minimum Marks: Secure at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of SC/ST).

TANCET Exam Pattern

TANCET 2018 exam will be held on 4th week of March 2018. The examination of MCA& MBA will be organized on the same date but in different time. The exam of ME/M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan will be conducted on different dates. The exam pattern will consist of the following given below:

  • Exam Duration: The duration of the exam will be about two hours.
  • No. of Questions: Total 100 questions will be asked in the examination.
  • Type of Questions: The question will be of multiple type questions.
  • Marking Scheme: One mark will be allotted to the candidates for correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: For incorrect answer, 1/3 marks will be deducted.
  • Attempts: In ME/M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan section, PART I & II is compulsory. PART III according to the discipline selected during registration.
CoursesNumber of QuestionsMarks Alloted

TANCET Syllabus 2018

The syllabus for all the courses offered by the university is different. Here, we are providing the syllabus of every course:

For MCA:

Quantitative ability, Analytical reasoning, Logical reasoning, Computer awareness, Verbal ability and Basic sciences.

For ME/M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan:

PART I: Engineering Mathematics

PART II: Basic Engineering & Sciences

PART III: As per the discipline selected (Chosen Subject).

For MBA:

Verbal Ability, Data Interpretation, Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning.

FAQ’s (Most Asked Question)

Answer: Candidate can access the application form from our website or university website through online mode.
Answer: The exam is gateway to opt courses such as ME/M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan, MCA & MBA.
Answer: The application form will be issued from last week of January 2018.
Answer: Candidates can fill the application form till last week of February 2018.
Answer: The application fee is Rs. 500 (Rs. 250 for SCA/ST/SC candidates). For more details, check the application fee section.
Answer: Yes. But you have to pay Rs. 500 (Rs. 250 for SCA/ST/SC category) for every additional programme.
Answer: Candidates have to pass the bachelor degree of minimum 3 years. The eligibility criteria for different courses are different. Check the eligibility in the section of eligibility criteria above.
Answer: The exam pattern is different for different courses. It is two hours duration programme. Check the exam pattern section above for more details.
Answer: 1 mark will be given to the candidates for the correct response.

Answer: Check the syllabus section above.

Still any question, leave your comment.

TANCET Hall Ticket 2018

The hall ticket details are given below:

  • TANCET 2018 Hall Ticket is very necessary to appear in the examination hall.
  • Candidates are able to get their admit card through online mode from our website.
  • The TANCET admit card will be available from the 2nd week of March 2018.
  • The admit card will contain all the mandatory instruction regarding the exam.
  • Candidates have to bring the admit card in the examination hall.
  • In case, candidate lost their admit card, then they can apply for duplicate admit card by paying Rs. 100/- in the form of DD in the name of:

The Secretary,
Anna University,

TANCET Result 2018

Candidates will check their TANCET 2018 results through online mode within the two or three weeks of the examination. It may be declared in the second week of April 2018. Candidates have an advised to keep their result save till the admission process not over. On the basis of the TANCET rank list, candidates will be called for th counselling. Candidates have to show their score card at the time of counselling procedure.

TANCET Counselling 2018

Candidates, those pass the TANCET 2018 exam have to appear in the counselling process to get admission into Anna University, Government, private and Self-financing Colleges in Tamil Nadu. The counselling procedure will take place after the declaration of the result. It will be started in the month of July 2018. The admission will be based on the marks secured by the candidates in the examination.

Documents Required:

  • 10th Mark Sheet (DOB Proof)
  • Qualifying Examination Mark Sheet and Passing Certificate
  • TANCET 2018 Hall Ticket
  • TANCET 2018 Score Card
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Category Certificate
  • Character Certificate

If you any query about TANCET 2018, you can leave your query in the comment box.

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  1. RAHUL RANJAN says:

    Now i am pursuing B.tech ECE final year from jaipur(Rajasthan),i want to give the TANCET-2018 for M.tech programme.i want to give test in home state,is it possible or not??

  2. shubham kulkarni says:

    Sir, I live in Maharashtra my graduation Completed in Maharashtra but, can I give TANCET ?

  3. ram says:

    when will be the registration for TANCET opens for the current year -2018

  4. Mooventhan says:

    Is history of arrear become drawback

  5. lidia says:

    Does Pondicherry resident people come under”other states seats”or within tamilnadu seats for TANCET 2018?

  6. ranjithkumar says:

    how to prepare tancet mca exam 2018

  7. Adithya says:

    Hi, am looking to pursue MBA ( for the academic year of 2018-2020),full time. Can someone please help me with respect the Registration Dates for the TANCET 2018 exam?


  8. Your Name... says:

    which book or which e-book i can study for this exam plzzz reply and application date will be jun 2 week this is true or not

  9. Revathy says:

    I would like to take TANCET 2018. I have no GATE score, so can i get admission in tamilnadu colleges without gate score only with TANCET score? When application starts?
    Hope TANCET exam is common for all colleges, or is there any particular Tancet exam for each colleges/university? Regards

  10. sundar says:

    how many marks to get a top university in tamil Nadu

  11. Johncy Scaria says:

    For doing MA public administration it required TANCET score

  12. Ramya says:

    What is meant by domicile,category,character certificate?

  13. Harish Vashisth says:

    Can we get phd admissions via tancet??

  14. asmi says:

    What is meant by domicile, character, category certificate??

  15. m.soundharya varsha says:

    trying to solve tancet exam

  16. Athulya George says:

    Is it possible for someone to attend tancet who is from another state?

  17. Vinij says:

    If I get qualified tancet but not gate… Do i get any sort of scholarship or stipend for doing PG course?

  18. Sharmila says:

    hi, i saw in a website that the tancet exams start on 25th march 2018 can i know the correct date ?

  19. Sharmila says:

    Hi, if i complete my tancet exam and attend the councelling can i get the college which i prefer

  20. Govarthanan says:

    Where I can get Tancent study materials ..??!!

  21. Rajeshwari says:

    If it possible to write TANCET examnination for MBA and ME at the same time(in the year 2018)???????

  22. santhosh says:

    I Want know when will be TANCET Application form Start?
    either Jan or MAY?
    Please let me know both regular and Part time. Because some websites mentioned as a Jan and some one held on May, So pls clarify

  23. M . Leeladevi says:

    What is domicile and character certificate?

  24. Sneha says:

    What is character certificate?

  25. Sruthi says:

    Can I get part3 syllabus details & subjects
    What is the minimum pass mark in this exam

  26. Sara says:

    I did my UG in different state.
    Do I have eligibility to attend TANCET 2018?.

  27. Meera says:

    When will be the application of tancet be issued?? By may or January??

  28. MUN says:

    hai sir i am munees BE EEE IN SECOND Class in 2015 batech.than i have to studied ME HOW TO I JOIN

  29. Sabana says:

    Sir,I have completed B.E in computer science in 2014 .
    I am eligible to apply for this Tancet .

  30. Thaarani says:

    I need part-3 syllabus for choosing my subject

  31. ajith praven says:

    what is the minimum pass mark in this examination

  32. KALAIYARASAN says:

    last year tancet application have been issued last week of January month.but this year application issuing tentative date have been mentioned in may first week..please clarify the date

  33. logesh says:

    can i do part time M.E program in this university??

  34. Vithoorshan says:

    I’m a srilankan, can I sit for the exam? I did my 12th in tamilnadu but 10th in srilanka.

  35. Benita says:

    With application we have to attach any form like college principal sign for proof like gate r not

  36. Selvamani.k says:

    I’m failed in 2 papers
    I’m eligible for that

  37. Mahfooz Ahmad says:


  38. G.kapana says:

    i am IIIrd b.sc computer science, am i eligible for tanset entrance exam

  39. Imrab says:

    Can I apply for both ME and MBA?

    When will be exam. Is it same day for both exam?

  40. kavin says:

    what is the pass mark in TANCENT.

  41. character certificate says:

    From where it should be obtained?

  42. Pavi says:

    I am doing 3rd bba am I eligible for tancet exam

  43. Pavi says:

    Whether mba professional courses need to pass in tancet exam…..compulsory r we can join without doing this

  44. VISHAL V S says:

    Is domicile certificate needed for other state candidates?
    And character certificate from where should be obtained?

  45. Harsha says:

    Is Gate score can be valid,,,,& how much fee structure

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