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About TANCET 2018

TANCET 2018 is an entrance examination conducted by Anna University, Chennai for the candidates who want to get admission to MBA, MCA and ME/ M. Tech /M. Arch./M. Plan. The admission of the candidates gets decided by the University. After the declaration of the TANCET result, the TANCET 2018 Rank List will be prepared based on which the admission of the students will take place. This page has the details about the TANCET Syllabus, Registration Details etc. The candidates are therefore suggested to go through all the details on this page. Anna University is a university in Tamil Nadu. TANCET (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test) is for admission into

  • Anna University MCA, MBA and ME/ M. Tech /M. Arch./M. Plan
  • Government and Government Aided Engineering Colleges
  • Arts & Science Colleges and Self-financing Colleges

The candidates can apply for the entrance test only through the online mode by following the link given in the Application Form section. The last date to fill the application form is 23 April 2018.

Latest Update: TANCET Result 2018 has been announced on 8 June 2018.

TANCET 2018 Dates




TANCET Application - Registration Started!

2 April 2018

TANCET Application ends

23 April 2018


20 May 2018
(10:00 AM to 12 Noon)


19 May 2018
(2:30 PM to 4:30 PM)

TANCET ME/ M.Tech/ M. Arch./
M.Plan Exam

19 May 2018
(10:00 AM to 12 Noon)

TANCET Result 2018 - Released

8 June 2018

TANCET Mark Sheet Download

13 June 2018

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TANCET 2018 Eligibility criteria

MBA: The candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration in any subject from a recognised institute in India with minimum 50% of marks (45 % in the case of candidates belonging to reserved category).

MCA: The candidates must be passed with minimum 3 year’s graduation degree in any subject from a recognised institute in India with minimum 50% of marks (45 % in the case of candidates belonging to reserved category).  Mathematics must be one of the main subjects in graduation or at 10+2 level.

MCA Lateral Entry: For MCA lateral entry, the candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration in B.Sc. (Computer Science / Information Technology), BCA with minimum 50% of marks (45% in the case of candidates belonging to reserved category) and Mathematics should be one of the subjects in graduation or at 10+2 level.

ME/M. Tech/ M. Arch. /M. Plan.: the candidates holding a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in BE/B. Tech./B. Arch/B. Pharm. are eligible to apply. The candidate who have Master’s Degree in the relevant branch of Science / Arts, which are prescribed, are also eligible to apply.

The candidates who are currently going to appear in the final year examination of their qualifying degree are also eligible to apply for TANCET 2018.

  • Candidates admitted through Lateral Entry in degree courses are not eligible except, B.E./ B.Tech. and MCA degree courses.
  • Candidates with B.E./ B.Tech. degrees obtained through Distance/ Weekend mode are not eligible.

GATE Category Students

  • The candidates who have a valid GATE 2016, GATE 2017 and GATE 2018 score with qualifying marks for assistantship in the appropriate discipline of Engineering / Technology.
  • Candidates who have a valid GATE 2016, GATE 2017 and GATE 2018 score with qualifying marks for assistantship in Engineering Science and Life Science papers also have to appear for TANCET 2018.

TANCET for Other State Candidates

The candidates belong to another state can also appear in the TANCET entrance examination, but the candidates have to follow the eligibility conditions stipulated by the admitting authority.

TANCET 2018 Application form and Admit Card

The candidates seeking forward to get admission in the mentioned courses in Anna University are required to fill the TANCET Application form. The candidates are suggested to follow the link below to fill the form. The last date to fill the TANCET Application Form is 23 April 2018. In order to assist the students in filling up the form, the candidates are provided with the instructions below.

Click Here - To Check TANCET Result 2018

Application submission

After filling up the application form, the candidates are suggested to submit the same in order to complete the application process. The system after the successful payment of the application fee will generate a completed form with an application number. The candidates are suggested to note down this application number for future correspondence.

TANCET 2018 Hall Ticket

TANCET 2018 Admit Card will be available for the candidates before the exam. Once the admit card will be available, the candidates will be able to download the same by following the link given on this page below. After uploading the TANCET hall ticket, the candidates can download their hall ticket by logging into their TANCET account. Admit card uploading date will be announced later. The candidates will have to produce their Hall ticket at the time of TANCET entrance examination and also at the time of admission.

TANCET 2018 Hall Ticket

TANCET 2018 Fees

Application Fee

The candidates have to pay the application fee for TANCET entrance examination as under:



General and OBC

Rs. 500


Rs. 250

TANCET 2018 Result and Counselling

The candidates will be selected for the admission in the course they have applied for; on the basis of TANCET 2018 Examination Score. The candidates will be able to download their TANCET Scorecard within 10 days from the date of publication of TANCET Result 2018 of the entrance test.

After selection for admission, the candidates have to produce their TANCET exam hall ticket and marks scored by them at the time of admission. If the candidates lost his/her hall ticket or TANCET exam mark sheet, a duplicate hall ticket/ mark sheet can be obtained on payment of Rs 100.

TANCET 2018 Exam pattern




ME/ M. Tech./ M. Arch M. Plan

Duration of the Test

2 hrs

2 hrs

2 hrs

Number of questions




Number of alternative answers




Mark for every correct answer




Max marks




Negative marks





MBA Question Paper Pattern 

  • Mathematical Skill
  • Language Comprehension
  • Data Analysis and Sufficiency
  • General Intelligence and Reasoning

MCA Question Paper Pattern

  • Quantitative ability
  • Analytical reasoning
  •  Logical reasoning
  • Computer awareness

ME/ M. Tech./ M. Arch M. Plan Question Paper Pattern

There are total 3 sections in the examination. Part 1 and 2 are compulsory and Part 3 section has been chosen at the time of registration. if the candidate appears for a different section, Part 3 will not be evaluated.

Part 2 Marking Scheme: All the correct answers up to 20 will be awarded marks and all the wrong answers shall be taken into consideration for awarding negative marks.

Parts of Question Paper

Number of Questions

Part 1: Engineering Mathematics 


Part 2: Basic Engg. & Sciences 


Part 3: Different Discipline as per registration





TANCET Question Paper

TANCET question paper in each subject will have different versions. Each question paper will have a unique serial number. The candidates have to write and shade the question book serial number on the Answer sheet in the given boxes and open box respectively. Evaluation will be based on what the candidates specified on the answer sheet. Any mistake regard this may be the responsibility of the candidates. 

The candidates can get TANCET Question Paper of previous years from the Centre for Entrance Examinations and Admissions, Anna University, Chennai 600 025 on payment of Rs. 25/- each (by Demand Draft or Cash), in person.

TANCET Syllabus

TANCET 2018 Important details

TANCET 2018 Exam Centres

There are total 15 test centres in which the TANCET entrance exam is scheduled to be conducted. The candidates can check out the list of test centres given in the table below.

















TANCET 2018 Brochure - Download Here

TANCET 2018 Contact

The Secretary,
Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET),
Centre for Entrance Examinations
Anna University Chennai – 600025

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