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TANCET 2022 Exam Pattern - Marking Scheme, Mode & Duration

Updated By Mahima Bahl on 02 May, 2022 10:50

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TANCET 2022 Exam Pattern

The Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) 2022 exam pattern has been released by Anna University. Details such as the number of questions asked total marks of the paper, sectional marks division, mode of examination, type of questions, time durationas well as marking scheme are mentioned under the exam pattern of TANCET 2022. Candidates preparing for TANCET exam should be familiar with the exam pattern before appearing in the exam. Along with the paper pattern, experts also advise the test takers to know the syllabus of TANCET 2022 as this will help in building a strong strategized.

Highlights of TANCET 2022 Exam Pattern

Before appearing in the exam, candidates should check the paper pattern and prepare accordingly. Given below table can be checked by candidates to have insights about the exam pattern of TANCET 2022.



Mode of Exam

Offline (Pen-pencil based)

Duration of TANCET exam

2 hours

Medium of Exam


Type of Questions

Multiple choice questions

Sections in the exam

Section I - Engineering Mathematics

Section II - Basic Engineering & Sciences

Section III - Course Selected by Candidates

Total Number of Questions

Section I - 20 Questions

Section II - 35 Questions (Maximum 20 marks against 20 questions will be awarded)

Section III - 60 Questions

Maximum Marks

100 marks

TANCET Marking Scheme

For every correct answer, 1 mark will be awarded

For each incorrect answer, ¼ mark will be deducted

Questions and Evaluation Scheme for TANCET 2022

ProgrammesTotal Number of questionsTotal Number of alternative answersMark for every correct answerNegative marks for every wrong answerTotal Marks

Note: Multiple shading will be considered as the wrong answer and the 1/3 mark will be reduced.

TANCET 2022 Exam Patter for M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Arch / M.Plan:

M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Arch. / M.Plan. Course

Total Number of Questions

No. of alternative answers

Mark for every correct answer

Negative Marks for every wrong answer

Total Marks


Part I






Multiple shading will be considered as the wrong answer and the 1/3 mark will be reduced.

Part II






*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. Multiple shading will be considered as the wrong answer and the 1/3 mark will be reduced.

Part III






Multiple shading will be considered as the wrong answer and the 1/3 mark will be reduced.

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Dear Student, 

With 55.826 percentile score in TANCET 2020, you can take admission to MCA at the following colleges:

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FAQs about TANCET Exam Pattern

Is it necessary to use the black ballpoint only?

Yes. You may use Blue Ballpoint pen also.

What is the examination pattern of TANCET (M.E./ M.Tech./ M.Arch./M.Plan.)?

There are 3 parts to be answered in the question paper. Part 1 and Part 2 are mandatory; Part 3 allows a choice to the candidate to choose from the allotted 13 subjects.

Will there be any breaks during the exam?

No, there will be no scheduled breaks during the test but candidates are allowed to go to the restroom by raising their hand to inform the test centre administrator.

Will I get sheets/papers for rough work/calculations etc. for TANCET?

Yes, but no electronic devices are allowed in the examination hall/room.

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