TANCET MBA 2024 - Result (Released), Answer Key, Exam Date, Counselling/ Admission Dates

Simran Saini

Updated On: March 28, 2024 04:10 pm IST | TANCET

TANCET MBA is a popular entrance exam conducted for admission to MBA colleges in Tamil Nadu. This year, the exam was conducted on March 9 and the result is releasing on March 28, 2024. Check out the complete details related to TANCET MBA 2024 exam here!


TANCET MBA 2024 exam was conducted on March 8, 2024, by Anna University in offline mode (pen & paper mode). The result has been released on March 28 on the official website at tancet.annauniv.edu. Now that the result is released, the counselling process will begin soon for the qualified candidates, most likely in June 2024. Earlier, the final answer key was made available on March 22 while the provisional answer key was released on March 13. The TANCET MBA exam is conducted every year on behalf of the Tamil Nadu government for admission to MBA colleges in Tamil Nadu. All details regarding TANCET 2024 for MBA Admissions can be found below. Candidates can check the dates, eligibility, application process, exam pattern, syllabus, selection criteria, and all of the other details here.

TANCET MBA 2024 Dates

The schedule for TANCET MBA 2024 was announced by Anna University and can be found given in the table below. The dates for the counselling process will be notified by the conducting body in the upcoming months.



TANCET MBA 2024 Registration Starts

January 10, 2024

Last Date of TANCET MBA 2024 Registration

February 15, 2024

TANCET 2024 Hall Ticket Downloading

February 21, 2024

TANCET MBA 2024 Exam Date

March 9, 2024 (2.30 PM to 4.30 PM)

Provisional Answer Key Publish Date

March 13, 2024
Final Answer Key Publish DateMarch 22, 2024

TANCET 2024 Result Declaration

March 28, 2024
TANCET 2024 Scorecard DownloadApril 3 to May 3, 2024

TANCET MBA 2024 Counseling Commencement

June 2024

Last date of TANCET Counselling Registration


Uploading of Original Certificates Begins


Uploading of Original Certificates Ends


Rank List Release


TANCET Counselling for Differently-abled Candidates


Publication of provisional allotment for TN MBA 


Supplementary counselling round for MBA 


SCA to SC Counselling for MBA


End of Online Counselling 


TANCET MBA 2024 Eligibility Criteria

To apply forTANCET 2024 MBA, the candidates need to meet the eligibility criteria for the same, it is only then the candidates will be allowed to appear in the entrance test. Listed below are the eligibility criteria for TANCET 2024.

Age Limit

  • Candidates should be at least 18 years of age to appear for the entrance test. There is no upper age limit for TANCET 2024.

Education Qualification

  • Candidates must have a bachelor's degree or equivalent from a recognized university in the relevant field with a minimum of 50% (general category candidates) or 45% aggregate marks (reserved category candidates).

  • Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in one of the following categories:

  • Candidates who are in the final semester of the qualifying degree may also apply for TANCET MBA 2024.

  • Other candidates of Tamil Nadu may also appear in the exam but the eligibility criteria will be specified by the admission officers.

Note: The following candidates are not eligible for TANCET 2024:

  • Candidates who have obtained their BE/BTech degree through distance learning.

  • Candidates with a degree obtained without studying class 10th, 12th, or a 3-year degree program.

  • Candidates with lateral entry admissions in all courses except BTech/ BE and MCA.

  • Candidates who are in the final year of professional courses such as AMIE.

TANCET MBA 2024 Application Process

The TANCET 2024 Application Form for MBA can only be filled out through an online process. Candidates had to complete the registration for TANCET 2023 by the last date. Given below is the online application process for TANCET MBA 2024.

Step 1: Click on the TANCET 2024 Registration Link available on the official website (tancet.annauniv.edu/tancet). 

Step 2: Complete the registration process.

Step 3: Upload the Community Certificate. This is necessary for candidates who require a concession in the application fee. Candidates who do not have a Community Certificate will have to pay the complete amount.

Step 4: After completing the application form, candidates will be redirected to the payments page. Candidates must make the payment online through the payment portal.

Step 5: Once the payment has been completed, candidates must fill in all of the required details in the application form. Before submitting the form, candidates are asked to confirm that the information they entered is correct.

Step 6: Take a printout of the application form. The option to take a printout is only available for candidates with successful registrations. If you are unable to take a printout, check the status of your application and follow the instructions given.

TANCET MBA 2024 Entrance Test Fee

Candidates applying for TANCET 2024 have to pay an entrance test fee before they can submit their applications. The fee payment can only be made through an online process. The application fee payment portal for TANCET 2024 opens after a candidate has completed the registration process. Given below is the entrance test fee for TANCET MBA 2024.



SC/ SCA/ ST candidates from Tamil Nadu

INR 500


INR 1000

Reserved category candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu are given a 50% concession in the application fee. Candidates have to submit a valid community certificate before fee payment if they wish to avail of the concession. Otherwise, the complete fee must be paid by the candidate.

Documents Required to Fill TANCET MBA 2024 Application Form

The following documents and details will be required to complete the TANCET MBA 2024 registration process. Keep the following at hand while registering.

A valid email ID and phone no. that are currently in use

Registration No. or Roll No. and Year of Passing Class 10th and Class 12th

Registration No. or Roll No. and Year of Passing Diploma course

Community Certificate (for SC/ SCA/ ST candidates only) - PDF format

Scanned/ Photographed copy of candidate's signature - JPG format

Good quality passport-size photograph - JPG format

Payment information


Given below are some acceptable and unacceptable photo samples for TANCET MBA 2024 provided by Anna University.

TANCET MBA 2021 Photo Samples

TANCET 2024 MBA Exam Pattern

TANCET 2024 MBA is an offline entrance exam conducted in a pen-and-paper-based mode. There are a total of 100 questions in the exam with each carrying 1 mark, and the total exam duration is 2 hours. Candidates have to mark their answers in the provided answer sheet and submit it at the end of the examination. All of the details regarding the TANCET MBA 2024 Exam Pattern & Marking Scheme have been provided here.

TANCET 2024 MBA Exam Pattern Highlights

An overview of the TANCET exam pattern is given below.

Course Name


Type of Exam

Entrance Test

Mode of Exam


No. of Questions


Total Marks


Exam Duration

2 hours

Negative Marking


TANCET MBA 2024 Section-Wise Exam Pattern

TANCET MBA 2024 will have the following sections to evaluate candidates.


No. of Questions


Business Situations


To check a candidate’s ability to critically identify the data and apply it to decisions in typical business situations.



To check the ability of a candidate to solve questions based on observation and logic.

Quantitative Aptitude


To evaluate a candidate’s skill in solving Class X, Class XII and Graduate-level mathematical problems.

Reading Comprehension


To check the ability of a candidate to quickly and accurately grasp the information given in passages in English and answer questions based upon it.

Reading Grammar and Usage


To test a candidate’s competency in written English with the use of grammar-usage, punctuation and error-based questions.

TANCET MBA 2024 Marking Scheme

The marking scheme for TANCET 2024 MBA exam will be as follows.

Marks for a correct answer


Negative marking for an incorrect answer


Marks for unanswered questions


NOTE: Multiple shading in the TANCET MBA exam will be considered as a wrong answer.

TANCET 2024 MBA Syllabus

Candidates preparing for the TANCET 2024 MBA exam must ensure that they study the following subjects during preparation:



English Grammar

Vocabulary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Cloze Test, One-word Substitutions, Fill In The Blanks, Error Spotting (Sentence Correction)

Quantitative Aptitude

Number System, Modulus, Average and Questions based on Ages, Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Time & Work, Simple & Compound Interest, HCF and LCM, Profit & Loss, Time Speed & Distance, Mixtures & Allegations, Permutation & Combination, Quadratic Equations, Linear Equations, Logarithms, Series and Progressions, Binomial Theorem, Inequalities, Geometry and Mensuration, Trigonometry, Probability, Set Theory

Reading Comprehension

Answering Questions Based on a Passage: Involves Speed Reading, Identifying Critical Attributes such as Mood, Tone, etc., understanding certain Phrases and Context of Words used in the passage

TANCET MBA 2024 Hall Ticket

TANCET MBA 2024 Admit Card is an essential document that must be carried by the candidate to the examination centre as well as to the selection process. Candidates will not be allowed to appear for the exam or selections without the admit card. The downloading of the TANCET MBA 2024 hall ticket will start after registration. The direct link to download the hall ticket will be updated here once it is released by the exam conducting authorities.

Steps to Download TANCET MBA 2024 Hall Ticket

  • Candidates can download the TANCET admit card by visiting the official website of Anna University.

  • Candidates are required to enter their registered email ID as well as password to download the admit card.

  • Take a printout of the admit card and keep it safe at least till admission is confirmed in your desired college.

Details Mentioned on TANCET MBA 2024 Hall Ticket

TANCET Admit Card will contain the following:

  • Name of the candidate

  • Roll number of candidate

  • Exam venue, Time, and Date

Important Instructions Regarding TANCET MBA 2023 Hall Ticket

Candidates must also note the following important information regarding TANCET MBA Admit Card:

  • In case there is an error in the admit card of the candidate, they must contact the conducting body immediately for correction.

  • If the admit card is found lost after the test, a duplicate hall ticket can be obtained only on payment of Rs. 100/- Demand Draft, with a written request to The Secretary, TANCET Exam, Anna University, Chennai (Tamil Nadu)– 600 025, indicating the Registration No. or the Application No. along with the Name of the Examination Centre.

  • TANCET admit card is an important document and it is mandatory to carry it to the exam hall. The appearing candidates will not be allowed in the entrance examination without the admit card copy.

  • The Registration Number mentioned in the Hall Ticket will need to be entered at the appropriate place in the admission application form to be filled with the respective admitting authority later.

TANCET MBA 2024 Exam Centres

TANCET MBA 2024 will be conducted in 15 major cities of Tamil Nadu. A candidate will be given their preferred test centre based on availability. In case the preferred test centre of a candidate is not available, a different centre will be allocated. Given below is a list of the entrance test cities where TANCET MBA 2024 will be held.
















TANCET MBA 2024 Counseling Process

TANCET MBA 2024 Counselling Process may commence in June 2024. To participate in the TANCET Counselling process, candidates will be required to carry the following documents:

  • TANCET 2024 Score Card

  • TANCET 2024 Hall Ticket

  • Class 10th & 12th Mark Sheet

  • Identity Proof (Aadhar Card/ Voter ID/ Driving License/ Passport or any other ID proof issued by the GoI)

  • Domicile Certificate (If Applicable)

  • Address Proof

  • Caste/ Community Certificate (If Applicable)

  • Recent Passport Size Photographs

TANCET MBA 2024 Result

TANCET MBA 2024 Result was declared on March 28, 2024. Candidates can check their scores and download the scorecard by using their respective email IDs as well as passwords. Candidates can access their results by clicking on the link which will be updated below.

Steps to Check TANCET MBA 2024 Result

  • To download the TANCET scorecard, log on to the official website of TANCET.

  • Click on the result tab and your email ID and password.

  • Click on the Download tab and download the same for future reference.

Note: The scorecards will be available for download for a limited period.

TANCET MBA 2024 Score Card

  • The TANCET scorecard will contain all the necessary information about the student such as name, roll number, sectional and overall scores.

  • The candidates will be shortlisted for counselling based on marks scored in TANCET 2024 and the final selection will be done on the basis of the combined score of the written test and counselling.

Top MBA Colleges Accepting TANCET MBA 2024 Score

Here are some of the top colleges that accept TANCET MBA 2024 scores for admission.

TANCET is an exam that gives you the chance to gain admission into 400+ management colleges in Tamil Nadu. However, if you wish to get a good score, you should start preparing early. Remember that practice is a key factor in increasing speed and accuracy. Also, these exams are not always about solving every question, one must also know which question to leave or come back to if there is time left at the end. So, plan well and aim for the best!

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