TANCET - Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test - MBA (TANCET - 2017)

Pen & Paper | State Level Exam
Application Fee - OBC / SC / ST / SCA - Rs.250 | General - Rs.500
Important Dates
Registration Date
Jan 29, 2017
Admit Card Date
Mar 19, 2017
Test Date
Mar 25, 2017
Result Date
Apr 23, 2017

TANCET 2017 - Application Steps

Create Login ID
  • Click on Register to create user id.
  • Provide a unique Email ID
  • Provide Name and Other Personal Details
  • Set a password
  • After Registration Login to enter particulars.
  • Login using registered email ID
  • Fill in academic particulars
  • Upload Photo(jpeg/jpg of Max 25KB)
  • Review Particulars and change if required
  • Submit
Payment of Fees
  • Make Online Payment
  • After successful payment, a completed application will be generated as ‘pdf’.
  • It is for your reference DO NOT SEND.

Note down the application number and mention it for future correspondence

Hall Ticket And Mark Sheet
  • Hall Ticket can be downloaded, in the respective login.
  • Date will be announced later.
Downloading Registration Form
  • After submission, candidates must take a printout of the application form and safe keep it.

How to Apply for TANCET 2017


  • Candidates can register through online only by filling-up the application and uploading the same along with a good quality recently taken photograph.

ENTRANCE TEST FEE (Only through Online):-

  • The Candidates have to pay ` 500/- (` 250/- for SC /SCA /ST candidates) towards the entrance test fee for any one of the programmes MBA .degree programmes.
  • A candidate applying for more than one programme has to pay ` 500/- (` 250/- for SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamilnadu) for each additional programme through online only.


  • The Registration Number assigned in the Hall Ticket should be entered at the appropriate place in the admission application form to be filed with the respective admitting authority later.
  • All the candidates shall download the hall tickets from the Anna University website.

Eligibility for TANCET 2017

A pass in a recognised Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration and obtained at least 50 % (45 % in the case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying degree examination. (a) 10+2+3 years pattern (or) (b) 10+3 years Diploma +3 years pattern (or) (c) B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch./B.Pharm. (or) (d) (i) 10+2+AMIE* (or) (ii) 10+3 years diploma (awarded by the State Board of Technical Education) + AMIE.*

TANCET 2017 Important Instructions

  • The Question Book in each subject may have different versions.
  • Each question book will have a unique serial number.
  • The candidate must write and shade the question book serial number on the Answer sheet in the appropriate boxes and open box respectively.
  • This is very important, as the evaluation will be based on what the candidates specified on the answer sheet.
  • Any mistake committed in this regard may result in the answer sheet being evaluated against a different set of questions and the authorities will not be responsible.


  • Hall Ticket should be produced at the time of Entrance Test and also at the time of Admission. If the hall ticket is lost after the test, a duplicate hall ticket can be obtained on payment of ` 100/- in the form of a Demand Draft, with a written request to The Secretary, TANCET, Anna University, Chennai – 600 025, indicating the Registration No. / Application No. and the name of the Examination Centre.
  • Mark sheets shall be downloaded from the website by the candidates within 10 days from the date of publication of results of the entrance test. The mark sheet should be produced at the time of admission. If the mark sheet is lost, a duplicate mark sheet can be obtained on payment of ` 100/- in the form of a Demand Draft, with a written request to The Secretary, TANCET, Anna University, Chennai – 600 025.
  • Payment for duplicate Hall Ticket/Mark Sheet should be made in the form of a Demand Draft obtained from any Nationalised Bank drawn in favour of The Secretary, TANCET, Anna University, Chennai, payable at Chennai.

TANCET 2017 Relaxation Policy

  • 45 % in the case of candidates belonging to reserved category.

TANCET Application FAQ

1) What is TANCET ?

Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) has to be taken by students who want admission into Post graduate programmes (MBA, MCA & ME/M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan) offered by Anna University and colleges affiliated to Anna University as well as to some other aided and unaided universities.

List of TANCET 2017 Centers (Expected)

State City Mode of Exam
Tamil Nadu Chennai Pen & Paper
Tamil Nadu Dindigul Pen & Paper
Tamil Nadu Madurai Pen & Paper
Tamil Nadu Tiruchirappalli Pen & Paper
Tamil Nadu Vellore Pen & Paper
Tamil Nadu Villupuram Pen & Paper