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Tamilnadu Common Entrance Test better known by the name TANCET 2021 exam is a common assessment conducted for admission to post graduate Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Computer Application (MCA) course and also to post graduate programmes of Engineering (M.E), Technology (M.Tech), Architecture (M.Arch) and Planning (M.Plan) in colleges of Tamilnadu. Administered by Anna University on behalf of the Government of Tamilnadu this test is important for candidates wishing to seek admission to post graduate degree programmes in colleges of the state. The exam is also open to non residents of the state of Tamilnadu.

Graduates in any stream are eligible to apply for this test. Students pursuing their final year/ semester exam of graduation are also eligible to apply for this exam.

TANCET 2021 Eligibility:-

MBA -
 
A pass in a recognised Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 years duration and obtained at least 50% (45% in the case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying degree examination.
 
a) 10 + 2 + 3 / 4 /5 years pattern
or
b) 10 + 3 years Diploma +3 years pattern
or
c) B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Arch. / B.Pharm.
or
d) (i) 10 + 2 + AMIE
or
ii) 10 + 3 years diploma (awarded by the State Board of Technical Education) + AMIE.
 
MCA - 
 
A pass in a recognised Bachelor's Degree of minimum 3 years duration in B.C.A. or B.Sc. (Information Technology / Computer Science or equivalent), or a pass in a recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration (in disciplines other than the ones mentioned above) with Mathematics at 10 + 2 level or at Graduation Level and obtained at least 50 % (45 % in the case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying degree examinations.
 
a) 10 + 2 + 3 / 4 / 5 years Pattern
or
b) 10 + 3 years Diploma + 3 years Pattern
c) (i) 10 + 2 + AMIE*
or
ii) 10 + 3 years diploma (awarded by the State Board of Technical Education) + AMIE
 
 
M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Arch./M.Plan -
 
a. A pass in a recognised Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in the relevant field and obtained atleast 50% (45% in the case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying degree examination.
 
i) B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Arch. Degree Programmes
or
ii) B.Pharm. Degree Programmes
or
iii) Master’s Degree in the relevant branch of Science / Arts, which are prescribed.
 
b. i) 10 + 2 + AMIE
or
(ii) 10 + 3 years diploma (awarded by the State Board of Technical Education) + AMIE.

TANCET Registration / Application Form

TANCET 2021 Application Form / Registration:-

 
Apply online at website - https://tancet.annauniv.edu/tancet from 19th January 2021 to 12th February 2021 upto 5.00 PM
 
Candidates have to pay Rs 600/- ( Rs 300/- for SC /SCA /ST candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu) towards the entrance test fee for any one of the programmes either 1. M.B.A. (or) 2. M.C.A. (or) 3. M.E/M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan. degree programme.
 
Candidate registering for more than one programme has to pay Rs 600/- ( Rs 300/- for SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu) for each additional programme through online only
 
Documents and Particulars required for Registration -
 
Valid email-ID and mobile number. Provide only your currently used email and mobile number, as this office communicates only through email/mobile.
Tenth Registration/Roll Number and Year of Passing.
Twelth Registration/Roll Number and Year of Passing.
Diploma Registration/Roll Number and Year of Passing, if you are a diploma holder.
A passport photo of good quality in jpg format.
Copy of community certificate in pdf format, for those who belong to SC/ST/SCA.
Image of your signature in jpg format.
Particulars required for online payment.
 
 
 

 

TANCET Exam Dates

TANCET 2021 Date:-

MCA - 20th March 2021, Saturday (10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon)
 
MBA - 20th March 2021, Saturday  (2.30 PM To 4.30 PM)
 
ME / MTech. / MArch. / MPlan -  21st March 2021, Sunday (10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon).
 
 
The entrance test will be held at the following cities: 
 
1. Chennai 
2. Coimbatore 
3. Chidambaram 
4. Dindigul 
5. Erode
6. Karaikudi 
7. Madurai 
8. Nagercoil 
9. Salem 
10. Thanjavur 
11. Tirunelveli 
12. Tiruchirappalli 
13. Vellore 
14. Villupuram 
15. Virudhunagar 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TANCET Admit Card                                      
 
 
 


TANCET Syllabus

TANCET 2021 Syllabus:-
 

MBA - 
 
The question paper will have the following sections -
 
i) Evaluate the candidate’s ability to identify critically the data and apply the data to business decisions from given typical business situations.
ii) Evaluate the skill of the candidate in answering questions based on the passages in the comprehension.
iii) Evaluate the skill on solving mathematical problems at graduate level including those learnt in plus two or equivalent level.
iv) Test on determining data sufficiency for answering certain questions using the given data and the knowledge of mathematics and use of day-to-day facts.
v) Test the knowledge on written English with questions on errors in usage, grammar, punctuation, etc
 
MCA / MCA (Lateral Entry) -
 
The question paper will have the following sections:
 
i) Quantitative ability ii) Analytical reasoning
iii) Logical reasoning iv) Computer awareness
 
A few questions may also be on verbal activity, basic science, etc. 
 
M.E./ M.Tech./ M.Arch./ M.Plan -
 
The question paper will have three parts.
 
Part-I and Part-II are compulsory and under Part-III the candidates have to answer the section which has been chosen at the time of registration. If a candidate appears for different section, Part – III will not be evaluated.
 
Candidates with Section ‘A’ & ‘B’ certificates (A.M.I.E.) and other similar certificates of professional bodies viz. Aeronautical Society of India, etc., recognised by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India and enrolled before 31.5.2013 are considered to be equivalent to B.E. / B.Tech. Degree holders, only with 2 years regular full time experience in the relevant field after successful completion of the course including project work. An experience certificate shall be produced by the candidates. 
 
The syllabi for the entrance test are available in https://tancet.annauniv.edu/tancet/syllabus.pdf. The questions will be set at the undergraduate level.

 

Paper Pattern

TANCET 2021 Paper Pattern:-
 

MBA - 
 
Duration - 2 Hours
 
No. of Questions - 100
 
Mark for every correct answer - 1
 
Max marks - 100
 
Negative marks for every wrong answer - 1/3 
 
 
MCA / MCA (Lateral Entry) -
 
Duration - 2 Hours
 
No. of Questions - 100
 
Mark for every correct answer - 1
 
Max marks - 100
 
Negative marks for every wrong answer - 1/3 
 
 
M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Arch / M.Plan -
 
Duration - 2 Hours
 
Part I
 
No. of Questions - 20
 
Mark for every correct answer - 1
 
Max marks - 20
 
Negative marks for every wrong answer - 1/3 
 
Other Points - Multiple shading will be considered as wrong answer and 1/3 mark will be reduced.
 
 
Part II
 
No. of Questions - 35
 
Mark for every correct answer - 1
 
Max marks - 20
 
Negative marks for every wrong answer - 1/3 
 
Other Points - 
 
All the correct answers upto 20 will be awarded marks and all the wrong answers shall be taken into consideration for awarding negative marks.
 
Multiple shading will be considered as wrong answer and 1/3 mark will be reduced. 
 
 
Part III
 
No. of Questions - 60
 
Mark for every correct answer - 1
 
Max marks - 60
 
Negative marks for every wrong answer - 1/3 
 
Other Points - 
 
Multiple shading will be considered as wrong answer and 1/3 mark will be reduced. 

TANCET Preparation

TANCET preparation is similar to the preparation you once put for your college examination. TANCET exam is a test of  your basics ,depth of knowledge and also presence of mind. Prepare a timetable for study . Work on your strengths and even more on your weaknesses. Solve sample papers as this will help you to be accustomised to the exam. Make notes of what you study and most of all devote sufficient time for revision. Do not worry and just stick to the basics.

 

 

TANCET Notification

TANCET 2021 Notification:-

 
Apply online at website - https://tancet.annauniv.edu/tancet from 19th January 2021 to 12th February 2021 upto 5.00 PM
 
Downloading of Hall Tickets from 5th March 2021
 
TANCET 2021 Date - 
 
MCA - 20th March 2021, Saturday (10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon)
 
MBA - 20th March 2021, Saturday  (2.30 PM To 4.30 PM)
 
ME / MTech. / MArch. / MPlan -  21st March 2021, Sunday (10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon)
 
Announcement of Results - On or Before 16th April 2021.
 
 

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