What is TANCET?
TANCET stands for Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test. It is conducted by Anna University on behalf of the Government of Tamil Nadu. TANCET is a state-level examination that is used to screen candidates for admission to various postgraduate courses such as MBA, MCA, M.E, M.Tech, M.Arch, and M.Plan in colleges and universities in Tamil Nadu.
TANCET Eligibility Criteria
To appear for TANCET, candidates need to fulfill certain eligibility criteria in terms of academic qualification and age limit.
For MBA and MCA courses, candidates must have a bachelor’s degree of a minimum of three years duration with at least 50% marks (45% for reserved category candidates).
For M.E./M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan courses, candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in the relevant field of study with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for reserved category candidates).
There is no age limit for TANCET.
TANCET Exam Pattern
The exam pattern for TANCET is as follows:
Mode of Exam
TANCET is a pen-and-paper based examination.
Type of Questions
The exam consists of objective type multiple-choice questions.
Each correct answer carries 1 mark, and there is no negative marking for wrong answers.
The exam duration for TANCET is 2 hours.
The TANCET syllabus is divided into three sections:
- Business Analysis
- Reading Comprehension
- Verbal Ability
- Data Interpretation
- Quantitative Aptitude
- Computer Awareness
- Computer Basics
- Data Representation
- Computer Architecture
- Computer Networks
- Analytical and Logical Reasoning
- Blood Relations
TANCET Application Process
The application process for TANCET is done online.
Candidates must register themselves on the official website