TANCET 2020 Exam

Abhik Das Updated On: 17 Sep, 2019 16:30 IST

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About TANCET

Every year Anna University, on behalf of the Government of Tamil Nadu conducts Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) through which aspirants seeking admission into MBA, MCA, M.Arch, M.E, M.Tech and M.Planning courses offered by various colleges in the Tamil Nadu state, fulfil their dream. TANCET is conducted in an offline mode where thousands of students from different societal and economic backgrounds compete against each other for the limited number of seats in the TANCET participating colleges. 

TANCET is a state-level entrance exam which is usually conducted in the month of June every year. The TANCET application process usually begins in the month of May and official notification regarding the same is also released on the official Anna University website. A Technical University in the Tamil Nadu state, Anna University is the only authorized body to conduct the TANCET examination in multiple shifts, mostly over the duration of two days.  

The TANCET exam is a 120-minute long exam which consists of 100 questions in the objective format. There are more than 400 colleges in the state of Tamil Nadu which accepts TANCET scores for filling up their vacant MBA, MCA, M.Arch, M.E, M.Tech and M.Planning programmes seats. 

The TANCET participating colleges also accepts GATE scores for offering admission into the M.E or M.Tech programmes. Such candidates will be exempted from appearing in the TANCET entrance examination.

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TANCET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

In order to apply for TANCET 2020 successfully, it is important that candidates meet the eligibility criteria of TANCET 2020, only then he/she will be allowed to appear for the entrance examination. Candidates must note that TANCET 2020 eligibility criteria is different for each course. However, the common eligibility ...

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TANCET 2020 Syllabus

The Anna University on behalf of the Government of Tamil Nadu will declare the TANCET 2020 syllabus for the candidates planning to take the test. The entrance has been scheduled to take place during the third week of June (tentative). The exam will be conducted for the purpose of admission ...

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TANCET 2020 Exam Pattern

The Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) 2020 exam pattern will be declared by Anna University on behalf of Government of Tamil Nadu. The exam pattern defines the structure and pattern of the test paper that the aspirants will face at the time of examination. The number of questions, total marks ...

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TANCET 2020 Participating Colleges

Aspirants who aim to pursue courses like MBA, MCA, M.Tech, M.Arch, and M.Plan from top participating institutes in Tamil Nadu state must qualify TANCET 2020 in order to be eligible for admissions in these institutes. The examination is expected to take place in the month of May ...

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TANCET 2019 Study Material

Some of the best books that can be used for the preparation of TANCET 2019 are:

  • Earle c. Potter by Advanced engineering mathematics.
  • NCERT Books.
  • Data Interpretation MBA Entrance by Jaiswal which is published by G. K. Publications Pvt. Ltd.
  • TANCET MBA by  Arihant Publishers.
  • S. Agarwal by Preparatory Books.
  • TANCET ...

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TANCET 2020 Result

The Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) 2020 result will be released by Anna University most probably during the first week of July 2020. Candidates can view their TANCET 2020 result by providing their Email ID and Password. The rank card or mark sheet of TANCET 2020 will also be available for download ...

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TANCET 2020 Counselling Process

The TANCET 2020 counselling schedule for admission into MBA and MCA courses will be released by the Directorate of Technical Education and Directorate of Collegiate Education, Tamil Nadu. The counselling for MBA will begin in the month of August (expected) while for MCA admissions counselling will begin in the month ...

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TANCET Cutoff 2020

TANCET 2020 cutoff will be prepared by the conducting body Anna University, Chennai on behalf of Government of Tamil Nadu after the TANCET 2020 results are declared in the month of June 2020 (most probably). Candidates fulfilling the TANCET 2020 cutoff criteria will be eligible for admissions into courses like MBA ...

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TANCET 2020 Rank List/Merit List

TANCET 2020 rank list will be released after the TANCET 2020 result is declared by Anna University. Anna University will prepare the rank list for TANCET 2020 on the basis of marks secured by the candidates who will take the TANCET 2020 entrance examination. Three separate rank lists for TANCET 2020 ...

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TANCET 2020 Seat Allotment

The seat allotment process of TANCET 2020 will be conducted by Anna University. Once the TANCET 2020 counselling has been conducted successfully, the seat allotment of TANCET 2020 will begin in the month of August 2020.  Candidates who have appeared for the entrance examination may note that the counselling ...

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TANCET 2020 Seat Allotment

The seat allotment process of TANCET 2020 will be conducted by Anna University. Once the TANCET 2020 counselling has been conducted successfully, the seat allotment of TANCET 2020 will begin in the month of August 2020.  Candidates who have appeared for the entrance examination may note that the counselling ...

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Best Books For TANCET 2020

Candidates preparing for TANCET 2020 must select best books of TANCET 2020 in order to nail the examination. Amidst confusion regarding which books to select for best guidance, the candidates might sometime go for not so helpful books which may put their chances of qualifying the TANCET exam as well ...

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TANCET 2020 Admit Card

TANCET 2020 admit card will be released tentatively in the month of June. Anna University, which is the conducting authority of the entrance exam will release the TANCET 2020 hall ticket/ admit card for the registered candidates. The admit card of TANCET 2020 will be made available in online mode. In order to ...

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How to Apply for TANCET 2020

TANCET 2020 application form will be released by Anna University in online mode during the month of May. All the aspirants who want to appear for TANCET 2020 entrance exam, will have to visit the Anna University official website to submit their online application for TANCET 2020. The online application ...

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TANCET 2020 Answer Key

Anna University which is the examination conducting authority of TANCET is not likely to publish the TANCET answer key 2020. However, some of the coaching/ private institutes may release an unofficial answer key of TANCET 2020. If the answer key of TANCET 2020 is released, then, candidates can calculate their ...

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TANCET 2020 Mock Test

Candidates preparing for TANCET 2020, should take a maximum number of TANCET 2020 mock tests which will help them to assess their preparation before the “Big Day” i.e the day of the final exam. TANCET is a state-level entrance exam for those who aspire to get admission in distinguished ...

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TANCET Conducting Body

Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) is a state-level examination. The exam is usually conducted in the month of June every year. The Government of Tamil Nadu has authorized Anna University to conduct the exam on its behalf. Anna University is a technical university in Tamil Nadu, India. The online registration for TANCET commonly starts in May.

The main university campus is located in Guindy, Chennai. It was named after C N Annadurai, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on 4 September 1978. It became an affiliating university in 2001, absorbing all engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu. In 2007, it was split into six constituent universities namely Chennai (Campus), Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Tiruchirappalli, and Tirunelveli.

TANCET 2020 Important Dates

Event

Date (Tentative)

Beginning of Registration for TANCET 2020

May 2020 Second Week Onwards

Conclusion of TANCET 2020 Registration Process 

May 2020 Last Week 

Availability of TANCET 2020 Admit Card

End of June 2020 Second Week Onwards

TANCET 2020 Exam Date

June 2020 Third Week 

TANCET 2020 Answer Key Release

After TANCET 2020 Exam

Declaration of TANCET 2020 Result

July 2020 First Week 

TANCET 2020 Cutoff Release

After TANCET Result Declaration

TANCET 2020 Counselling Begins

August 2020

TANCET Exam Centres

  • Candidates can choose one exam centre at the time of TANCET 2020 Registration.

  • Details of the exam centre will be mentioned on the admit cards such as the address and the location of the centre.

  • Candidates can be allotted another exam centre other than the one chosen if there is no vacancy in the preferred one.

  • TANCET 2020 will be organised at 15 locations in Tamil Nadu. 

The list of TANCET exam centres is listed below:

Chennai

Coimbatore

Chidambaram

Dindigul

Erode

Karaikudi

Madurai

Nagercoil

Salem

Thanjavur

Tirunelveli

Tiruchirapalli

Vellore

Villupuram

Virudhunagar

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Advantages of Appearing in TANCET

Listed below are a few advantages of appearing in TANCET:

  • Chance to secure a seat in one of the top-rated College/Institution in Tamil Nadu

  • Chance of securing a scholarship in Institutes like SRM University, Sona College of Technology, Sri Nandhanam Group of Institutions, Sankara Institute of Management etc using TANCET scores

  • Candidates securing admission into M.E/M. Tech courses through TANCET scores will be devoid of job dissatisfaction

Stages Involved in TANCET Exam

  1. Registration Process

  2. Release of Admit Card

  3. Conduct of TANCET exam

  4. Release of Answer Key

  5. TANCET Result and Cutoff Declaration

  6. TANCET Counselling and Seat Allotment Process

TANCET Exam Highlights

Conducting Body

Anna University, Chennai

Application Process

Online

Mode of TANCET Test

Offline (Pen-and-Paper Based)

Medium of Instruction

English

Time Duration of TANCET Exam

2 Hours

Question Paper Format

Objective

Negative Marking

Yes

Frequency of Exam 

Once a year

Maximum Marks

100

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