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What is TANCET ? <p>Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) has to be taken by students who want admission into Post graduate programmes (MBA, MCA &amp; 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.</p>

Who conducts it ? <p>Highly&nbsp;esteemed&nbsp;Anna&nbsp;University&nbsp;is&nbsp;responsible&nbsp;for&nbsp;conduction&nbsp;of&nbsp;this&nbsp;exam.</p>

How to apply for TANCET ? <p>There are two methods of applying for TANCET:<br /> <strong>Offline:</strong><br /> Candidate can reach the mentioned centres mentioned by the examination board with a 10th and 12th class certificate or with an equivalent 3 year Certificate of Diploma. After that, the candidate is required to pay the mentioned fee by DD or by Cash. &nbsp;<br /> <strong>Online:</strong><br /> Candidate needs to send the fully completed copy of the application form available on the official website along with the desired documents and photographs needs to the address mentioned below:</p> <p>The Secretary<br /> TANCET, Centre of Entrance Examinations<br /> Anna University, Chennai<br /> Pin Code: 600025</p>

What is the cost of application form? <p>Cost of application form is INR 500 for General Candidates and INR 250 for SC/ST caCandidates have to pay an application fee of Rs.500 (Rs 250 for SC/SCA/ST candidates) to complete the application process. Fee can be paid in cash or DD drawn in favor of &lsquo;The Secretary, TANCET, Anna University,&rsquo; payable at Chennai.</p>

Which documents do I need to send to the TANCET office along with my application form ? <p>You need to send these documents along with your application form:</p> <ul> <li>Copy of X Std. or equivalent mark sheet</li> <li>Copy of XII Std. mark sheet OR 3 years Diploma certificate</li> <li>Entrance Test Fee in the form of Demand Draft</li> <li>Self-attested copy of the permanent community certificate (for SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamilnadu)</li> </ul>

In Which Month Conducts MBA TANCET Exam ? <p>Generally&nbsp;this&nbsp;Exam&nbsp;conducts&nbsp;in&nbsp;the&nbsp;Second&nbsp;week&nbsp;of&nbsp;June&nbsp;every&nbsp;year.</p>

What are the entrance test centres for TANCET ? <p>1) Chennai &nbsp;<br /> 2) Coimbatore &nbsp;<br /> 3) Chidambaram &nbsp;<br /> 4) Dindigul &nbsp;<br /> 5) Erode &nbsp;<br /> 6) Karaikudi &nbsp;<br /> 7) Madurai &nbsp;<br /> 8) Nagercoil &nbsp;<br /> 9) Salem &nbsp;<br /> 10) Thanjavur &nbsp;<br /> 11) Tirunelveli<br /> 12) Tiruchirappalli &nbsp;<br /> 13) Vellore &nbsp;<br /> 14) Villupuram &nbsp;<br /> 15) Virudhunagar</p>

When will I get my Admit Card ? <p>Admit card will be available for view and print in the First week of June (onwards). You will have to log onto the TANCET website with your registered User ID. You will be eligible for an Admit Card only upon submission of online application form. You will receive an automated email confirmation upon successful submission from website:- <strong></strong></p>

What details will be mentioned in the Admit Card ? <p>The admit card will contain the following details: Name of the candidate Test date Test City &amp; Centre address User ID / Registration Number PWD/DA status.</p>

Can I apply for more than one programme through a single TANCET exam ? <p>Yes, you can apply for more than one programme through a single TANCET exam. However, you need to pay Rs. 500/- (Rs. 250/- for SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamilnad) for each additional programme.<br /> (Note: A single demand draft would be enough for one or more programmes.)</p>

I do not belong to Tamil nadu. Can I still apply for TANCET ? <p>Yes, candidates belonging to other states can also apply for TANCET . However, the eligibility criteria will be specified by the admitting authority / University.</p>

What is the eligiblity criteria for TANCET ? <p>A pass in any recognised degree with 10 + 2 + 3 years pattern .</p> <ul> <li>A pass in any recognised degree with 10 + 3 years diploma + 3 years pattern .</li> <li>A pass in all branches of B.E., B.Arch., B.Pharm, B.Tech. Candidates who have passed the qualifying degree course/ appearing for the final semester/ year examination of the said qualifying degree course during April/ May may appear for TANCET</li> </ul>

What is the examination pattern of TANCET ? <p>The duration of Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) &nbsp;test will be of <strong>2 </strong>hours.<br /> 1.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Each section comprises of <strong>20 </strong>questions. There will be 5 answer choices.<br /> 2.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Test paper will consist of <strong>100</strong> objective type questions from 5 sections namely -</p> <ul> <li>Reading Comprehension</li> <li>English Grammar &amp; Usage</li> <li>Analysis of Business Situation</li> <li>Quantitative Ability</li> <li>Data Sufficiency</li> </ul>

What is maximum Age Eligibility Criteria ? <p>There&nbsp;is&nbsp;no&nbsp;upper&nbsp;or&nbsp;lower&nbsp;age&nbsp;limit.</p>

Will there be any negative marking ? <p>Yes,there&nbsp;is&nbsp;negative&nbsp;marking&nbsp;of&nbsp;1/3&nbsp;marks&nbsp;for&nbsp;each&nbsp;wrong&nbsp;answer&nbsp;or&nbsp;wrong&nbsp;shading.</p>

Am I allowed to carry a calculator or mobile into the test venue ? <p>No&nbsp;,you&nbsp;are&nbsp;not&nbsp;allowed&nbsp;to&nbsp;carry&nbsp;a&nbsp;calculator&nbsp;or&nbsp;mobile&nbsp;into&nbsp;the&nbsp;test&nbsp;venue.</p>

Will I get sheets/papers for rough work/calculations etc for TANCET MBA ? <p>Yes,&nbsp;but&nbsp;no&nbsp;electronic&nbsp;devices&nbsp;are&nbsp;allowed&nbsp;in&nbsp;examination&nbsp;hall/room.</p>

Are there any breaks during the test ? <p>There are no scheduled breaks in the test. However, test takers can take unscheduled breaks if they want during the test session. An unscheduled break means a break during which the test clock does not stop. If a test taker chooses to take a break, the actual time spent on the break will be deducted from the time allocated to complete the test. No extra time will be given to complete the test. During the break, the test taker must leave the testing room. Upon re-entering the testing room, the test taker must show a valid ID.</p>

When will the TANCET (MBA) results be declared ? <p>Results will be available on the website First week of JUNE .Please refer for final result announcement date.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

For how long is the TANCET (MBA) score valid ? <p>The&nbsp;<strong>TANCET&nbsp;(MBA)&nbsp;</strong>score&nbsp;is&nbsp;valid&nbsp;for&nbsp;just&nbsp;one&nbsp;year.</p>

Is TANCET (MBA) result based on ranking or percentile ? <p>The&nbsp;result&nbsp;is&nbsp;based&nbsp;on&nbsp;ranking.&nbsp;</p>

What are the specializations offered at ANNA University in MBA ? <ul> <li>Master of Business Administration ( M.B.A. - (Regular)</li> <li>M.B.A . ( Hospitality Management &ndash; Self Supporting),</li> <li>M.B.A. (Part Time &ndash; Self Supporting) Degree Programmes.</li> </ul>

What is the counselling process for TANCET ? <p>The counseling for TANCET is likely to be held in July . Applications for participation in counseling must be sent along with all the relevant certificates, counseling fee and scorecard/TANCET scorecard to: The Secretary, Tamil Nadu Common Admissions (TANCET), Anna University, Chennai &ndash; 600 025. Venue of the counseling will be the university itself.</p>

What are the special quotas available for TNEA ? <p>Know the various categories by which students are admitted through single window counseling in Tamil Nadu. Some of the&nbsp;allotments&nbsp;are Sports quota, Ex-servicemen quota, Differently-abled quota and caste based&nbsp;allotment.</p>

Who should submit Nativity Certificate ? <p>Candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu having studied VIII, IX, X, XI &amp; XII Std or their equivalent examination in Tamil Nadu need not enclose a Nativity Certificate. However, students having passed any of these classes VIII, IX, X, XI &amp; XII Std or their equivalent examination outside Tamil Nadu should enclose a Nativity Certificate. Other state candidates having studied VIII, IX, X, XI &amp; XII Std in Tamil Nadu need not enclose Nativity Certificate, but are eligible for open competition only. (1890)</p>

Can I authorize someone else to attend the counselling ? <p>Due to unforeseen and unavoidable reasons, if a candidate is unable to attend the counseling on the specified date and time, he/she can authorize his/her parent on his/her behalf and the parent decision will be binding on the candidate.</p>

What if I cannot attend the counselling ? <p>You can authorize your parent to attend the counseling Due to unforeseen reasons, if a candidate could not attend the counseling on the specified date and time, he/she can attend on a subsequent time/date, during the counseling period. But the candidate can only opt for the seats available at that time and cannot claim any seat as per original rank. &nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

Which colleges are covered under TANCET ? <p>The top colleges covered under this examination are:&nbsp;<br /> - Government College of Engineering, Chennai (Anna University)<br /> - PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore<br /> - Madras Institute of Technology, Chennai (Anna University)<br /> - Government College of Engineering, Coimbatore<br /> - Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore<br /> - Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Thirupuror, Kanchipuram<br /> - Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai<br /> - A.C. College of Technology, Chennai (Anna University)<br /> - Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore<br /> - Sri Venkateshwara College of Engineering, Kanchipuram</p>

Which are the coordinating centres for TANCET ? <p>Following is the list of coordinating centres for<strong> TANCET</strong> :<br /> 1.Chennai Examination Centre, Anna University, Chennai<br /> 2.Chidambaram Annamalai University<br /> 3.Coimbatore Government College of Technology<br /> 4.Dindigul University College of Engineering, Dindigul<br /> 5.Erode Institute of Road and Transport Technology<br /> 6.Karaikudi Alagappa College of Engineering &amp; Technology<br /> 7.Madurai Anna University Regional Centre &ndash; Madurai<br /> 8.&nbsp;Nagercoil University College of Engineering, Nagercoil<br /> 9.&nbsp;Salem Government College of Engineering<br /> 10.&nbsp;Thanjavur Kunthavai Naacchiyaar Govt. Arts College for Women<br /> 11.&nbsp;Tirunelveli Government College of Engineering<br /> 12.&nbsp;Tiruchirappalli Anna University Regional Centre &ndash; Tiruchirappalli<br /> 13.&nbsp;Vellore Thanthai Periyar Government Institute of Technology<br /> 14.&nbsp;Villupuram University College of Engineering, Villupuram<br /> 15.&nbsp;Virudhunagar Kamaraj College of Engineering and Technology.</p>

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