TANCET 2018: Counselling, Schedule, Cut Off & Admission Procedure

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TANCET 2018 Counselling for ME/M.Tech/M.Arch/ M.Plan courses has been started from 28th August 2018.  Registration for counseling will be started for MBA and MCA. (TANCET) the examination is organized by Anna University, Chennai. TANCET full form is Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test and it is a state level entrance exam. Through this entrance, exam candidate can get admission into MBA,MCA, and ME/M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan Degree Programmes.

By giving this exams candidate can get admission into various college and institution of government & non-government colleges of Tamil Nadu state. All courses are provided in Tamil Nadu college but in the limit. But as all know competition among candidate is high and the seat is limited.

We provided detail information about TANCET Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exams Dates, Pattern, Syllabus, Cut Off Marks etc is given below.

TANCET 2018 Notification – Counselling Started

 TANCET 2018 Counselling for ME/M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan has been started from 28th August 2018 through offline mode. Check here for counselling details.

TANCET 2018 Counselling  for MBA courses has been started from 29th July 2018 through offline mode. Check here for counselling details.

TANCET 2018 Counselling Schedule & Rank List for MBA/MCA courses has been released on 20th July 2018. Check here for counselling details.

TANCET 2018 Counselling Registration for MBA & MCA can be done till 12th July 2018. Check here for counselling detail

 TANCET 2018 Mark Sheet has been released now. Check here for mark sheet details.

TANCET 2018 Result has been declared now on 8th June 2018. Check here for result details.

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TANCET 2018 Hall Ticket has been released on 4th May 2018. Check here for hall ticket details.

TANCET Exam Date 2018

Candidate should know the event and date of TANCET examination. detail such as Application Form Availability, Last Date to fill the Application Form, Hall Ticket Announced Date, Counselling Registration Last Date (MBA/MCA) etc. Candidate can check out given event with dates which are given in the schedule of TANCET exam.

TANCET Exam Date 2018

Check below the official schedule of TANCET 2018:

Events Dates (Announced)
Application form Starts From 2nd April 2018
Application Form Last Date 25th April 2018 (Extended)
Hall Ticket Availability 4th May 2018
Date of Exam 19th & 20th May 2018
Announcement of Result 8th June 2018
MarkSheet Release 13th June 2018
Counselling Procedure Starts From (MBA & MCA) 13th June 2018
Counselling Procedure Starts From (ME/M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan) 28th August 2018
Offline Counselling Starts (MBA & MCA) 25th to 28th July 2018 (MCA)
29th July to 4th August 2018 (MBA)

TANCET Result 2018

It has been declared on 8th June 2018. Candidate can check their result on last week of June. Through online, official portal candidate can see their result. Candidate have to go portal page and write their Roll number if the number was written is correct will show candidate result you can save the page in laptop/phone or can take the screenshot of result page for further use.

Keep printed copies of result for further admission process. According to rank list candidate will be called for counseling. At the time of attaining counseling, the candidate has to fill counseling form and submitted an original document for the registration process.


The TANCET 2019 exam will be held for admission to the courses ME, M.Tech, M.Arch, M. Plan, MBA and MCA. It is a statewide examination of Tamil Nadu. This test is carried out by Anna University. Applicants can obtain admission to various institutions assisted by the government and the government through the TANCET exam.

TANCET Counselling 2018

Candidate who successfully passed in TANCET entrance test will have to appear in counseling process to get admission into Anna, University, Government, private and Self-financing Colleges in Tamil Nadu.It has been started from 13th June 2018 (MBA/MCA) & 28th August July 2018 (ME/M.Tech/ M.Arch/M.Plan).

Counseling will start after the entrance examination result declared. From July, onward counseling process will be started. Candidate will get admission on the basis of the rank score in the entrance test, the deserving candidate will get the seat of admission.

The admission procedure for the academic year 2018-19 consists of the following two steps:

  • Appearing for the TANCET 2018.
  • Applying for admission to the admitting authorities concerned.

Documents Required at the time of Counselling:

  • 10thMark Sheet (As a Proof of DOB)
  • Passing Certificate of 12th/Graduation
  • Qualifying Examination Mark Sheet and Passing Certificate
  • TANCET Admit Card
  • TANCET Mark Sheet
  • Category Certificate
  • Character Certificate
  • Domicile Certificate

TANCET Application Form 2018

Candidate can fill application form from 1st week of May. Through online mode, the only application form can be filled. Candidate can fill application from official website published by authority.3rd week of May will be the last date of submission so filled and submit before the due date.

The application is not available in offline mode. The candidate is advised to keep the print out copies of filled application form.

The application form information is given here.

  • Candidates will get the application form through online mode from our website..
  • TANCET Online application form is available from 2nd April 2018.
  • No application will be provided in offline mode.
  • Candidates have to fill only one TANCET 2018 application form for all the three entrance exams.
  • There is no need to send the filled application form through offline mode or by post.
  • Keep the printout of the filled application form for future use.

Application Fee

Candidate can pay through online as well and offline. Candidate have to pay 500 Rs/- for application who belong to GEN/OBC category and SC/SCA/ST category have to pay 250Rs/- for an application.

Through the online medium, Debit card/credit card/net-Banking Candidate can pay application fees. E-challan from any branch of the bank in India it is possible to pay. Candidate should know properly about Application form and fees below is given chat of category with application fees amount and detail which is important.

  • Candidates can pay the application fee through online mode only.
  • Candidates have to pay Rs. 500 (Rs. 250 for SCA/ST/SC category) for any one of the programme.
  • If a candidate wants to appear for more than one programme, then they have to deposit Rs. 500 (Rs. 250 for SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to (Tamil Nadu) for every additional programme.
S.No Category of candidates Application Fee amount
1 General/ OBC Category Rs 500
2 SC /SCA /ST candidates Rs 250

Eligibility Criteria

Candidate should know full eligibility criteria for TANCET. Sometimes candidate fails to know eligibility criteria that harm them in further in taking admission. Eligibility criteria such as Candidate should be the Indian citizen or he/she can be from the state are also eligible for admission.

A candidate who appears in the Qualifying examination can also apply but candidate must clear exams before the counseling. Aadhar card document is compulsory for registration and verification. The candidate is informed that give original document for registration if any of candidate give incorrect document for registration and in scrutiny, it found incorrect candidate admission will be canceled.

Below is given MBA, MCA, ME /M. Tech /M.Arch /M. Plan etc. qualification, age eligible etc are given in below schedule.

The eligibility criteria are different for every course. Check the complete eligibility below:

  • Candidates, those appearing in the final year of the exam are also eligible.
  • Students belong to another state can also apply but the eligibility will be determined by the respective authorities.
S.No. Eligibility Parameters Details
1 Qualifying examination B.E or B.Tech in the relevant discipline
Master’s Degree in the relevant branch of Science
10+2+AMIE*(or)10+3 years diploma (awarded by the State Board of Technical Education) + AMIE. ** Candidates with Section ‘A’ & ‘B’ certificates (A.M.I.E.) and other similar certificates of professional bodies recognized by the MHRD and enrolled before 31.5.2013 are considered to be equivalent to B.E. / B.Tech. Degree holders with 2 years regular full-time experience in the relevant field after successful completion of the course including project work. An experience certificate is to be produced by the candidates final year students except AMIE are eligible
2 Pass Percentage Candidates must have obtained 50 % of their qualifying exam if they belong to the Gen or OBC category.

SC/ST candidates must have obtained at least 45 % in the qualifying exam.

3 Domicile There are no given specification for the domicile criterion but outside Tamil Nadu candidates can also apply for TANCET subject to admission criteria of the universities or institutes participating in TANCET
4 Other Entrance Exam GATE 2015/ 2016/ 2017 candidates are eligible for exemption from TANCET 2017 if they have valid GATE scores.

However, GATE candidates of XE or XL papers will have to appear for the TANCET 2017 exam.


TANCET Exam Pattern

Candidate can check Exam pattern of TANCET. candidate will be given 2 hours to complete their exam paper No extra time will be given to any candidate. Before preparation for exam go through the Paper pattern and syllabus this will help you to score marks in entrance examination test.

Candidate will be given for each correct answer; 1/3 marks will be deducted for incorrect answer. MBA and MCA entrance examination test will be conducted on same dates but timing will be different. But ME/M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan entrance test will be conducted on the separate date

Below is given Exam pattern detail and courses. A number of question and marks are mentioned:

  • Exam Duration: The duration of the exam will be about two hours.
  • of Questions: Total 100 questions will be asked in the examination.
  • Type of Questions: The question will be of multiple type questions.
  • Marking Scheme: One mark will be allotted to the candidates for a correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: For the incorrect answer, 1/3 marks will be deducted.
  • Attempts: In ME/M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan section, PART I & II is compulsory. PART III according to the discipline selected during registration.

Courses No. of Questions Marks
MBA 100 100
MCA 100 100
Part I 20 20
Part II 20 20
Part III 60 60

TANCET syllabus

Candidate are advice before preparing for exams just read full detail of syllabus and exams pattern this will help the candidate to score good ranks in the examination. Below is given syllabus of TANCET Syllabus of MBA, MCA, Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation, Data Interpretation, etc are given.

Before writing anything in paper go through the paper and attain that question which you know first. The complete answer which you know and then write confusing question before time ups this will help you to complete paper.

For MBA:

Verbal AbilitySynonymsAntonymsOne Word SubstitutionsIdioms & PhrasesProverbsPhrasal VerbsReading ComprehensionCloze TestBasic Grammar

Quantitative Aptitude: 

Permutation & Combination
Statistics & Probability

Data Interpretation:

Bar Graph
Line Graph
Pie Chart
Problem Based & Percentage
Problem Based on Equivalence

Data Interpretation:

Bar Graph
Line Graph
Pie Chart
Problem Based & Percentage
Problem Based on Equivalence

Logical Reasoning:

Blood Relation Analogy
Coding Decoding
Direction Sitting Arrangement
Water & Mirror Images
Computer-Based Problems

For MCA: 

Quantitative Ability
Analytical Reasoning
Logical Reasoning
Computer Awareness

For ME: 

PART I: Engineering Mathematics
PART – II: Basic Engineering & Sciences
PART – III (Chosen subject)

For Part, I and Part II topics will be Common to all Candidates.


Civil Engineering & Geo-Informatics
Mechanical, Automobile & Aeronautical Engineering
Electrical & Electronics Engineering And Instrumentation Engineering
Electronics And Communication Engineering
Production And Industrial Engineering
Computer Science & Engineering And Information Technology
Chemical Engineering, Ceramic Technology, And Biotechnology
Leather Technology

TANCET Hall Ticket 2018

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Candidate can download their admit card/ Hall ticket from official portal or Anna University Website or any via. The TANCET admit card is available on 4th May 2018. Hall ticket is a mandatory document needed for completion of exams.

Keep your Hall ticket/admit card safely if it is lost/miss placed it’s a candidate responsibility. In case, the candidate didn’t bring Hall ticket in the examination time candidate will not be permitted to enter in the examination center. So, keep it safe until the end.

Hall ticket/admits card contain candidate-related information like Roll number name address, center number Birth of date and ID etc which is needed for verification at the time of examination in the board.

If candidate lost the hall ticket after the entrance test, the duplicate hall ticket could be obtained after making a payment of Rs. 100 in the form of DD with the written request to:

The Secretary,
Anna University,
Chennai- 600025.


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  1. saranya says:

    what core is required to apply in colleges and universities?

  2. Abirami says:

    I got 34 marks in tancet ..will I get MIT Chennai??

  3. Kothai says:

    I got 38.002 in TANCET ME in instrumentation and control,will I get MIT in chennai..?

  4. vijay.p says:

    i got normalized score 29.453 in TANCET 2018(M.E).I belongs to BC catagory. I want to know this mark eligible for counseling or not?

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