TANCET 2020: Counselling (Started), Dates, Admission, Seat Allotment

TANCET 2020TANCET 2020 Seat Allotment has been released through login for TANCET category. Tamil Nadu Common Entrance test (TANCET) is a state level exam held once in every year. Through this entrance test, candidates are offered admission into various PG courses like MBA, M.Tech, MCA, M.Arch, M.Plan, M.E, etc. Admission to the exam qualifying candidates is provided in various Government and Non-Government colleges. Through this article, candidates can check the complete details about TANCET 2020 including important dates, application form, exam pattern, syllabus, admit card, result, etc.

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TANCET 2020 Important Dates

Candidates can check the official TANCET dates regarding the exam in the below table:

Events Dates 2020
Starting of Online application7th January 2020
Last date to apply online application4th February 2020
Issuing of Admit card13th February 2020
Exam date29th February 2020 (MCA & MBA) & 1st March 2020 (M.E/ M.Tech/ M.Arch/ M.Plan)
Answer key releasesMarch 2020
Declaration of ResultsOn or Before 20th March 2020
Downloading of Mark sheetsAvailable till 23rd May 2020 (5:00 pm)
Counselling begins28th August 2020

TANCET 2020 Counselling

TANCET 2020 Counselling process has been started from 28th August 2020. Candidates are able for the counselling rounds based on their scores obtained in the exam. TANCET Counselling call letter can be send to the eligible candidates which must be brought for admission procedure.

During counselling process, students must required to submit important documents for verification process. Here we have mentioned list of documents which will be required for the counselling:

  • TANCET 2020 Score card
  • Graduation Mark sheet
  • Class 12th Mark sheet
  • Class 10th Mark sheet
  • Address proof
  • Caste certificate
  • Requisite fee in form of DD or cash
  • Transfer certificate
  • Domicile certificate
  • Passport size photographs, etc.

FAQ’S (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: TANCET 2020 admit card has been made available on the website from 13th February 2020.

Answer: You can get the admit card form via online mode on the website.

Answer: The last date of filling the online application is till 4th February 2020.

Answer: You can fill single TANCET 2020 application form to apply for more than one course.

Answer: Yes, for every additional course you have to pay additional application fee.

Answer: No, you are not eligible to apply in TANCET 2020 exam.

Answer: For every correct answer, 1 mark will be awarded in the exam.

Answer: Candidates must pass three years of bachelor’s degree in 10+2+3 pattern. Candidate can check the eligibility for each course from the above eligibility section.

TANCET 2020 Application Form

Here in this section, candidate can check various details related to TANCET 2020 Application Form:

  • TANCET 2020 Application Form has been made available through online mode.
  • Candidates can fill application form from 7th January 2020.
  • The last date of filling online application is till 4th February 2020.
  • Candidates have to fill only one form for all three entrance test.
  • Candidates must fill all the correct details in the form like personal details, academic details etc.
  • The Application process will involve various steps – Registration, filling details, uploading of images and making fee payment.
  • Candidates must fill the details and check before submission as no modification will be allowed after form submission.
  • Candidates are advised to take printout of the application form after completion of application process.

Application Fee:

Mode of Payment: Candidates can make application fee payment online using debit card/ credit card / net banking.

SubjectsApplication Fee (Rs.)
General CandidatesST/ SC/ SCA of Tamil Nadu state
M.E./M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan only600300
M.B.A. & M.C.A.1200600
M.C.A. & M.E./ M.Tech./ M.Arch./ M.Plan1200600
M.B.A. ,M.C.A. & M.E./M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan1800900
M.B.A. & M.E./M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan1200600

Check Here – How to Fill TANCET Application Form

TANCET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Before filling the application form, candidates must check the TANCET Eligibility Criteria for various courses:

General Eligibility:

  • Other State Candidates: Candidates of other states are also eligible for entrance test provided the eligibility conditions will be predetermined by the University.
  • Appearing: Candidates studying in the final semester of their Bachelors degree can also apply.
  • GATE Score: Students with valid scorecard of GATE need not to appear for entrance test. However, candidates with valid score in Engineering Science and Life Science are required to appear for the test to get admission.

For MBA:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates must possess Bachelor’s degree of 3 years duration from any recognized college or university.
  • Percentage Criteria: Candidates must have obtained at least 50% marks (45% in case of reserved candidates) in the qualifying degree.

For MCA:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates must have passed 3 year’s Bachelor’s degree with Mathematics subject at 12th or in graduation from any recognized University or College.
  • Percentage Criteria: Candidates must have obtained at least 50% marks (45% in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying exam.

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

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates must possess Bachelor’s degree in relevant fields or its equivalent.
  • Percentage Criteria: Candidate must have obtained at least 50% marks (45% in case of reserved candidate) in the qualifying exam.
  • Candidate with B.E./B.Tech degrees obtained through distance mode/week end courses are not eligible.

TANCET 2020 Exam Pattern

Check below the TANCET Exam Pattern and marking scheme:

  • Mode: The exam will be held in offline mode.
  • Duration: Total time duration will be 2 hours.
  • Total Number of Questions: There will be 100 questions for MBA and MCA paper. For M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Arch / M.Plan, total of 115 questions will be in the exam.
  • Total Marks: The question paper will be of total 100 marks.
  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: 1/3 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

The table below shows the distribution of questions and marks for various courses:

CoursesNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
For MBA100100
For MCA100100
For M.E./M. Tech/M. Plan/M. Arch
Section -I2020
Section -II3520
Section -III6060

TANCET 2020 Syllabus

TANCET Syllabus will vary for different courses. Candidates can check the syllabus for various courses below:

For MBA Programme:

Questions asked in the MBA paper will be from various topics which will test the candidate’s ability and skills. Various sections will:

  • Identify critically the data and apply the data to business decision from given business situations.
  • Evaluate candidate’s skill in answering questions based on the passages in the comprehension.
  • Evaluate candidate’s skill in determining data sufficiency questions using the given data and mathematics questions.
  • Also it will test candidate’s knowledge in English with questions asked on errors in usage, grammar, punctuation, etc.

For MCA Programme:

The questions in the paper will be asked from various sections – Analytic Reasoning, Quantitative Ability, Computer Awareness and Logical Reasoning. Also, questions will be based on verbal activity, basic science, etc.

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

Section 1 will consist of topics of Engineering Mathematics. The Topics will be based on Calculus and Differential Equations, Transforms, Numerical Methods, Vector Calculus, Determinants and Matrices and Applied Probability.

Section 2, will consist of topics based on Basic Engineering and Sciences. Section 3 will consist of various topics from various specialized subjects.

TANCET 2020 Preparation Tips

Here are some preparation tips that candidates can follow in order to perform well in TANCET 2020 exam:

  • Students can practice various mock tests as per their course opted.
  • Students can solve previous year question papers and sample papers.
  • Try to make a proper time table and follow it in disciplined manner.
  • Go through the syllabus and exam pattern.
  • Prepare from the best study materials recommended.
  • Start your preparation for the exam early.

Exam Centers

TANCET 2020 Exam will be held in various cities – Erode, Karaikudi, Dindigul, Nagercoil, Madurai, Thanjavur, Salem, Tiruchirappalli, Villupuram, Chennai, Chidambaram, Coimbatore, Tirunelveli, Vellore, Virudhunagar, etc.

TANCET 2020 Admit Card

TANCET 2020 Admit card has been released on 13th February 2020. Candidates can download their admit cards through online mode. No admit cards is sent to the candidate through post or offline mode.

TANCET admit card have details such as candidate’s name, date and time of the exam, photograph, exam center etc. If candidate loses their admit card they can get a duplicate copy of the admit card by paying a certain amount of fee paying through DD.

TANCET 2020 Answer Key

TANCET Answer Key will be released in the month of March 2020. Candidates can check the correct answers to the questions asked in the entrance exam. Also, candidates can calculate their expected marks of the exam.

To calculate the score candidates have to first go through the marking scheme of the question paper. If candidates found any problem in the answer key, they can also submit their suggestions and make objections against the answer key. After the correction, the authority will release the final answer key to the candidates.

TANCET 2020 Cut Off

Candidates must score the qualifying cut off marks to get admission in the university and affiliated institutions. TANCET 2020 Cut off will be released separately for each offered course. Cut off will be different for different categories candidates.

TANCET cut off will be prepared on the basis of some factors such as availability of vacant seats, previous years cut off, marking scheme, difficulty level of exam, etc. The authority will publish the category wise cut off for TANCET and GATE qualified students separately.

TANCET 2020 Result

Candidates can check their TANCET 2020 Result in online mode. TANCET 2020 result has been released online on 20th March 2020. Candidates have to enter their login credentials to check result and download the score card.

The scorecard has displayed details of overall marks, sectional marks, percentile score and other details. Candidates must take printout of TANCET result for further use in admission process. Also the university will release separate rank lists for short listing the candidates.

If you have any query related to TANCET 2020, you can leave your query in the comments section below.

Displaying 22 Comments
  1. Ganeshkumat says:

    What is the procedure for final year bachelor students to apply for counselling?

  2. Anu Karikalan says:

    I will scored 29% in TANCET MBA exam can I do Counselling I will eligible for that Nd may I know how to apply for Counselling

  3. ARVIND R says:

    i can’t download scorecard tancet 2020 ,guide me

  4. prasanth says:

    apply date extant for two days

  5. Maheshwari says:

    I’m doing final yr in B.E I have wrongly filled the details of sslc and hsc register no how would I correct my mistake am I able to attend the exam

  6. Priyadharshini sekaran says:

    Hii, I am final yr bsc maths Student, applying for tancet mca , if they conduct counseling in April/may, we have sem exams, how can I participate? Pls… Can you change the counseling month?;(

  7. Balaji says:

    I am final year in B.Tech.shall I eligible for TANCET Exam 2020

  8. Arun R says:

    I completed BCA ..For MCA course …what is the duration 2 years or 3 years

  9. KBanerjee says:

    Is there any centre for exams in Bengaluru

  10. Aishwarya says:

    When the councelling will start?

  11. Mathi says:

    In counselling graduation marksheet is more important or not bcoz the college did not receive the marksheet so I need answers

  12. Balan.R says:

    What about the age limit.

  13. sadhana says:

    what are the other predetermined conditions for other state candidates?

  14. Savitha says:

    What is the cut off marks for the degree MCA and how will prepare for the tancet exam please give some instructions

  15. Sruthi says:

    Please Notify me all informations regarding TANCET 2020

  16. Shafrin I says:

    Before TANCET xam …A candidate can also appear for xams like CAT..MAT..XAT or any other MBA entrnces??

  17. AMIT MAURYA says:

    this is regarding exam center,. the center for examination will be at south India only?. or the xam is also conducted in other states too?

  18. subin says:

    This exam is useful for physics.

  19. Gyaneshwaran a says:

    If any information about tan cet 2020 please notify me Thanks

  20. Madhumitha says:

    My name in the B.E grade sheet is S.A. Aruna.. But in my 10th and 12 th certificate [email protected] During counseling , whether any critical arise because of this name issue..

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