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TANCET 2024 Syllabus

Anna University has released the TANCET syllabus 2024 on its official website. TANCET has a separate syllabus for each course i.e. MBA, MCA, and M.E./ MTech/ MArch / MPlan. Before preparing for TANCET 2024, it is advised that candidates read through the whole syllabus to have a better idea.

TANCET MBA Syllabus is divided into five sections: Business Analysis, Reading Comprehension, Verbal Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, and Data Sufficiency. 

The TANCET 2024 Syllabus for M.E/M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan is divided into three sections:

  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Basic Engineering & Sciences, and  
  • Specialized subjects based on the course that candidates want to pursue

TANCET MCA Syllabus 2024 covers subjects from four categories: 

  1. Quantitative aptitude
  2. Computer awareness
  3. Logical reasoning, and 
  4. Analytical reasoning

Read below to know more about TANCET 2024 syllabus.

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Details of TANCET 2024 Syllabus

Candidates can check the TANCET syllabus 2024 for various courses given below.  



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

The question paper will contain three parts:

  • Part I will have questions from Engineering Mathematics, which will be common in all four courses.
  • Part II will include Basic Engineering and Science, which will also be common for all four courses.
  • Part III will have 2 groups which will be specialization.


  • Identify the critical data and apply the data to business decisions from the given typical business situations.

  • Questions based on the passages in the comprehension

  • Solving mathematical problems at the graduate or 10+2 level.

  • Test on determining the data sufficiency for answering the questions using given data and knowledge of maths and use of day to day facts.

  • Written English with questions on errors in usage, grammar, punctuation, etc.


  • Quantitative Ability

  • Analytical reasoning

  • Logical reasoning

  • Computer awareness

  • Questions on verbal activity or basic science may be asked.

TANCET M.E. / M.Tech / M.Arch. / M.Plan. Syllabus 2024

The M.E., M.Tech., M.Arch., and M.Plan. syllabus will be structured similarly. The question paper will be divided into three sections.

  • Part I of the exam paper will consist of 20 questions about Engineering Mathematics. This section of the exam would be the same for each of the four courses
  • Part II of the paper will have 35 questions about Basic Engineering and Sciences. Part II, like Part I, will be the same throughout all four courses' question papers
  • Part III of the exam will have 60 questions. The questions will be designed to the candidate's preferences. This section can have up to 23 different subjects

Part I - Engineering Mathematics

The table below contains details of topics and subtopics of Engineering Mathematics-




Fourier Integral Theorem, Fourier Transform Pair, Sine and Cosine Transforms, Inverse Z Transform, Solution to different equations using Z Transform, Inverse Transform, Laplace Transform, Application to solution of Linear Ordinary Differential Equations with Constant Coefficients,

Calculus and Differential Equations

Partial Derivatives, Jacobians, Taylor’s Expansion, Maxima Minima, Formation of partial differential equations, Solution of a first-order partial Differential equation, Solution of linear higher order of partial differential equation with constant coefficients, Linear ordinary differential equations with constant coefficients, Simultaneous first order linear equations with constant coefficients,

Functions of Complex Variables and Complex Integration

Analytic Functions, Conformal Mapping, Bilinear Transformation, Cauchy’s Integral Theorem and Integral Formula, Taylor and Laurent Series, Singularities, Residues, Residue Theorem & its Applications

Applied Probability

Probability and Random Variables, Standard Discrete & Continuous Distribution, Moments, Moment generating functions and their properties, Two-dimensional random variables, Co-variance, Correlation, and Regression.

Determinants and Matrices

Solving system of equations, Rank of Matrix, Eigenvalues & Eigenvectors, Reduction of Quadratic form into Canonical form

Vector Calculus

Double and Triple integrations and their applications, Gauss Divergence and Stroke’s Theorem

Numerical Methods

Solution of linear systems by direct and iterative methods, Interpolation and Approximation, Numerical Differentiation and Integration, Solving Ordinary Differential Equations

Part II - Basic Engineering and Sciences

The table below offers information on Basic Engineering and Sciences topics and subtopics-




Sound, Latices, Ultrasonic flaw detector, X-ray radiography, Interference Fringes, Planck’s quantum theory, Laser and Fibre Optics


Adsorption, Chromatography, Chemical Kinetics, Electrochemistry, Spectroscopy, Fuels and Combustion.

Material Science

Conductor & Semiconductor materials, Ceramic & Super Conductor Materials, Fracture, Magnetic & Dielectric Materials

Mechanical Engineering

Law of Thermodynamics, Open & Closed Systems, Equation of State, Heat and Work

Civil Engineering

Fluid Statics & Dynamics, Boundary Layer, Pumps & Turbines, Environmental Pollution

Applied Mechanics Law of Mechanics, Lame’s theorem, Forces, Moments and Couples, Displacement, Velocity and Acceleration, Friction and Moment of Inertia

Electrical Engineering

Ohm’s Law, Kirchoff’s Law, AC Circuits, DC Machines, Transformers, Synchronous Machines, Instrumentation


Computer Organization, Architecture, Arrays, Pointers, User Defined Functions, C-program

Part III - Specialized Subject

This portion of TANCET will be determined by the candidate's choice. Candidates can check the syllabus of each subject that is available in the pdf files provided below:


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Group A

Civil Engineering

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Computer Science Engineering and Information Technology

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Electrical and Electronics Engineering

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Electronics and Communication Engineering

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Mechanical Engineering

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Group B

Aeronautical & Aerospace Engineering

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Agriculture & Irrigation Engineering

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Automobile Engineering

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Biomedical Engineering

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Chemical Engineering

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Earth Sciences

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Leather Technology

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Printing Technology

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Production and Industrial Engineering

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Social Sciences

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Textile Engineering

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Also Read:Detailed M.E. / M.Tech / M.Arch / M.Plan Syllabus

TANCET MBA Syllabus 2024

TANCET 2024 MBA Syllabus will be divided into four sections. The MBA syllabus of TANCET 2024 is as follows:


Important Topics

Business Analysis

There is no predefined syllabus. 

You will be given business situations in paragraph form, with a few questions

Reading Comprehension and Verbal Ability

Reading Comprehension, Synonyms, Antonyms, Fill in the blanks, Grammar, Vocabulary, Sentence Corrections, Idioms, Cloze Test, One Word Substitution,

Quantitative Aptitude

Number System, HCF LCM, Percentages, Ratios, Averages, Simple & Compound Interest, Profit & Loss, Time Speed & Distance, Time & Work, Mixtures & Allegations, Quadratic Equations, Linear Equations, Logarithms, Permutation & Combination, Probability, Set Theory, Series and Progressions, Binomial Theorem, Surds & Indices, Functions, Inequalities, Modulus, Geometry, Mensuration, Trigonometry, Coordinate Geometry.

Data Sufficiency

There is no set syllabus. 

Number Systems, Arithmetic Topics, and Algebra. Questions on topics of Data Interpretation like Pie Chart, Line Graph, Bar Graph, and Tables

Also Read:Detailed M.B.A. Syllabus

TANCET MCA Syllabus 2024

TANCET MCA Syllabus 2024 will be divided into four sections: quantitative aptitude, logical reasoning, analytic reasoning, and computer awareness. The TANCET MCA 2024 syllabus is as follows:


Important Topics

Quantitative Aptitude

Number System, HCF LCM, Percentages, Ratios, Averages, Simple & Compound Interest, Profit & Loss, Time Speed & Distance, Time & Work, Mixtures & Allegations, Quadratic Equations, Linear Equations, Logarithms, Series and Progressions, Binomial Theorem, Surds & Indices, Functions, Inequalities, Modulus, Geometry, Mensuration, Trigonometry, Coordinate Geometry, Permutation & Combination, Probability, Set Theory.

Also read: How to prepare TANCET 2024 MCA quantitative aptitude?

Analytical and Logical Reasoning

Linear and Circular Arrangements, Binary Logic, Syllogisms, and Puzzles, Selections, Coding & Decoding, Direction Sense, Blood Relations, Series, Analogies, Decision Making,.

Computer Awareness

Computer Hardware, Controls, Basic Terminology Input-Output tools, Computer Architecture, Languages, and Algorithms, Internet & Protocols, Network Basics, Computer Abbreviations, Security Tools, Shortcuts, History of Computer, Memory, Computer Organization.

Also Read: Detailed M.C.A. Syllabus

TANCET 2024 Exam Pattern

Candidates must note that the TANCET exam pattern 2024 varies depending on the course they want to pursue. According to the TANCET MBA Exam Pattern, the exam consists of 100 questions divided into five sections: reading comprehension, quantitative aptitude, business analysis, data sufficiency, and English use. Whereas, the TANCET exam pattern 2024 for MCA has 100 questions divided into four sections: Analytical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Computer Awareness.

The TANCET 2024 Exam Pattern for M.E./ M.Tech/ M.Arch/ M.Plan has 115 questions divided into three sections:

  • Part I- Engineering Mathematics (20 questions)
  • Part II- Basic Engg. and Sciences (35 questions)
  • Part III- For different disciplines (60 questions)

Note - According to the TANCET Exam Pattern, the question paper for MBA/ MCA comprises 100 questions that must be answered in 2 hours. All questions are multiple-choice questions with four options. According to the TANCET marking scheme, each correct answer is worth one mark, whereas each incorrect response will result in the deduction of one-third of a mark.

How to Prepare For TANCET 2024?

Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) is a gateway exam for admission to various colleges in Tamil Nadu's Master of Technology (MTech), Master of Architecture (MArch), Master of Planning (MPlan), Master of Engineering (M.E), Master of Business Administration (MBA), and/or Master of Computer Science (MCA) programmes. 

To pass the TANCET 2024 exam, it is important that you are well acquainted with the TANCET 2024 preparation strategy. Here are a few preparation tips that you should follow to score the cutoff marks. 

  • Begin your preparation by thoroughly understanding the TANCET exam pattern and syllabus. 
  • Develop a well-structured TANCET 2024 study schedule, allocating sufficient time to cover all sections of the syllabus. Balance your study sessions, focusing on weak areas and solving mock tests, and previous year papers.
  • Choose reliable TANCET books for your preparation. Ensure these books are as per the TANCET syllabus and cover the required topics comprehensively.
  • Solve TANCET's previous year's papers to familiarize yourself with the exam pattern and types of questions asked in the exam. This enhances your time management skills and provides insight into the level of difficulty.
  • Solve TANCET 2024 mock tests to get real-time exam experience. Practicing with mock tests will help you identify areas for improvement. 
  • In case you have any doubt or you are unable to understand a certain topic then you should seek guidance from teachers, mentors, or online forums.
  • Do regular revision to avoid forgetting what you have studied. 
  • Maintain a healthy lifestyle and get proper sleep. Eat a healthy and balanced diet.

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FAQs about TANCET Syllabus

Where can I access TANCET syllabus 2024?

Candidates can download the TANCET 2024 Syllabus from the official website tancet.annauniv.edu, or they can also download it from this page in pdf format.

Is the MBA and MCA syllabus the same for TANCET 2024?

The quantitative aptitude syllabus is the same for MCA and MBA courses. However, for the rest of the section, the TANCET 2024 syllabus varies for MBA and MCA courses. 


What is the TANCET 2024 marking scheme?

TANCET 2024 exam will have 100 multiple-choice questions. You will receive one mark for each correct answer and negative mark of one-third of a mark for each incorrect response.

What is the syllabus for the TANCET MBA paper?

The TANCET 2024 syllabus for MBA paper includes 5 sections namely Business Analysis, Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal Ability, and Data Sufficiency. 


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-AishwaryaUpdated on July 22, 2023 03:51 PM
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Yash Dhamija, Student / Alumni

Dear Student

You can apply to many MBA colleges with 77.4 percentile scores in TANCET MBA exam. Some of the colleges that you can consider are SSN School of Management, ChennaiPSG College of Technology, CoimbatoreKumaraguru College of TechnologyThiagarajar School of Management and Vel Tech High Tech Dr.Rangarajan Dr.Sakunthala Engineering College. You can apply to these colleges by filling our Common Application Form. Besides this, you can also call on our toll free number 1800-572-9877 to get free admission counselling.

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-Jayakumar Updated on July 07, 2023 04:13 PM
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Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

Some of the well known MBA colleges where you can apply for admission with a 78.64% percentile in Tancet MBA 2021 are PSG College of Technology (Autonomous), CoimbatoreVelammal Engineering College, ChennaiNehru Institute of Engineering & Technology, CoimbatoreM.O.P. Vaishnav College For Women, Chennai and SSN School of Management, Chennai. You are advised to visit the official website of these colleges to check their cutoff before applying for admission. Besides this, if you want to know the admission process of any college accepting TANCET MBA scores, you can get back to us. …


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-LanusenlaJamirUpdated on June 02, 2023 03:14 PM
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Yash Dhamija, Student / Alumni

Dear Student

The rank list of TANCET MBA was released on October 8, 2020. The counselling process of TANCET MBA was concluded on October 22. You are advised to contact the examination authority of TANCET if you are facing issues while downloading the merit list of TANCET MBA. Apart from this, you can visit the links provided below to know more about the TANCET MBA exam. 

TANCET MBA Exam 2020 - Result, Dates, Application Form, Syllabus, Pattern, Counseling

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