TANCET 2017 - Application Form, Exam Dates, Syllabus

In this post we will provide details on TANCET 2017 such as its exam dates, registration process, application form, syllabus and paper pattern. Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test commonly known as TANCET is an entrance exam conducted every year by Anna University on behalf of the Tamil Nadu Government. The examination is for the students who wants to take admission into post graduation courses of M.E. / M. Tech / MBA / MCA / M. Arch / M. Plan Programs offered in university departments, regional centers of Anna university, arts & science colleges and self – financing & stand alone colleges. Some other Institutes, Universities & Self – Financing Colleges may also admit the students on the basis of TANCET. Candidates who are residing in Tamil Nadu are eligible for TANCET. Candidates who are not residing in Tamil Nadu can also apply, but the admission will be depending on the eligibility criteria imposed by the admitting authority.

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TANCET 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Following are the eligibility criteria for TANCET 2017

1. For MCA:
The applicants should be having a Bachelors Degree of three years duration with at least 50% marks (45% marks for SC/ ST). The applicants should have studied Mathematics as the main subject in their qualify degree for this purpose.

2. For MBA:
The applicants should be a Bachelor in any stream with a least of 50% marks for being eligible to the concerned course program of the university.

3. For M. Tech:
The applicants should be having a Bachelors Degree in Engineering/ Technology in the concerned discipline for which application has been made. This includes the following main disciplines: Chemical, Electrical, Electronics and Communication, Information Technology, Tele Communications, Computer Science or Software Engineering respectively.


4. For M. Plan:
Bachelor of Archeology, Bachelor of Planning, Bachelor of Engineering (Civil), Master of Science or Master of Arts.

5. For M. Arch:
Bachelor of Archeology from any AIIA recognized degree colleges/ universities. The Master of Archeology course is available for the following disciplines: Environmental Architecture, Digital Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Real Estate Development respectively.

TANCET 2017 Syllabus

For MBA:
  • Verbal Ability:
  • Synonyms, Antonyms
  • One Word Substitutions
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Proverbs
  • Phrasal Verbs
  • Reading, Comprehension
  • Close Test
  • Basic Grammar
Quantitative Aptitude:
  • Algebra
  • Arithmetic
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Permutation & Combination
  • Statistics & Probability
Data Interpretation:
  • Bar Graph
  • Line Graph
  • Pie Chart
  • Histogram
  • Problem Based & Percentage
  • Problem Based on Equivalence
Logical Reasoning:
  • Syllogism
  • Blood Relation Analogy
  • Coding Decoding
  • Direction Sitting Arrangement
  • Series
  • Water & Mirror Images
  • Punch lines
  • Computer Based Problems

For MCA:
  • Quantitative Ability
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Computer Awareness
For ME:
  • PART I: Engineering Mathematics (Common to all Candidates)
  • PART – II: Basic Engineering & Sciences (Common to all Candidates)
  • PART – III (Chosen subject)
  • Civil Engineering & Geo Informatics
  • Mechanical, Automobile & Aeronautical Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering & Instrumentation Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Production & Industrial Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering & Information Technology
  • Chemical Engineering, Ceramic Technology & Biotechnology
  • Leather Technology

TANCET 2017 Paper Pattern

CourseDuration of the TestSection
M.B.A2 hours◄ evaluate the candidate’s ability to identify critically the data and apply the data to business decisions from given typical business situations.
◄ evaluate the skill of the candidate in answering questions based on the passages in the comprehension.
◄ evaluate the skill on solving mathematical problems at graduate level including those learnt in plus two or equivalent level.
◄ 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.
◄ test the knowledge on written English with questions on errors in usage, grammar, punctuation and the like.
M.C.A2 hoursThe question paper will have the following sections:
○ Quantitative ability
○ Analytical reasoning
○ Logical reasoning
○ Computer awareness A few questions may also be on verbal activity, basic Science, etc.
M.E./ M.Tech./ M.Arch./ M.Plan. 2 hoursThe question paper will have three parts. Part-I and Part-II are compulsory and under Part-III the candidates have to choose any one section out of 14 based on his/her specialisation. The syllabi for the entrance test are furnished starting from Page No. 10. The questions will be set at undergraduate level.

TANCET 2017 Application Form

For Registration visit:- www.annauniv.edu/tancet2014 for online application form for TANCET.

For more information:-Phone: 044-22358314 / Email: tancet2013@annauniv.edu

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


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