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TANCET (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance test)

Registrations: 19th Jan 2021

TANCET Overview

What is TANCET Exam?

TANCET (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance test) which is organized by Anna University, Chennai. It is State Level Exam conducted once in a year for offering admission in various PG courses like MBA, M.Tech, MCA, M.Arch, M.Plan, Masters in Engineering (ME), and so on.

More than 200 colleges in Tamil Nadu accept TANCET scores for admission in various MBA colleges in Tamil Nadu. Almost 18k seats are available under the MBA program is going to be filled according to the marks obtained in TANCET 2021 MBA exam. All the qualifying aspirants will get admission in various Government and Private University/Institute in India.

The TANCET 2021 Counseling has been started in May, 2021 and Counseling registration is going to be started soon. Authority will notify about this on the official website.

TANCET 2021 Exam Highlights

Features 

Details 

Exam Name

TANCET (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test)

Conducting Body

Anna University

Exam Level

State Level Exams

Language

English Language

Course Offered

MBA, MCA, M.Tech, M.Arch, Masters in Engineering (ME), M.Plan

Exam Frequency

Once in a year

Exam Helpdesk No.

 044-22358574/75/76

Exam Website

https://tancet.annauniv.edu/tancet/

TANCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates who are in the final year of their graduation are eligible to apply for TANCET exam.
  • Indian citizen candidates are eligible to apply for TANCET 2021.

Given below course wise eligibility criteria for various offered courses under TANCET examination:-

Courses

Eligibility Criteria

MBA

Candidates must have done graduation in any stream with minimum 50% aggregate (45% aggregate for SC, ST category candidates)

MCA

Candidates must have done graduation in any stream or equivalent with minimum 50% aggregate

M.Tech./ M.Plan/ M.Arch/ ME (Masters in Engineering)

Candidates must have done graduation with minimum 55% aggregate (45% aggregate for SC, ST category candidates)

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TANCET 2021 Important Dates

You can check below TANCET Exam 2021 important dates:-

Events

Dates 2021

Registrations start

19th January, 2021

Registrations end date

16th February, 2021

Last Date to Check TANCET 2021 Application Status

17th February, 2021

Admit card issue

5th March 5, 2021

Exam Date

20th March, 2021

Declaration of result

1st April , 2021

Score Card Download

8th – 22nd April , 2021

Counseling starts

May 2021

Last date for Counseling registration

To be announced

TANCET 2021 Registration

You can register easily for the TENCET 2021 exam through given below steps:-

  • Firstly go to the official website – https://tancet.annauniv.edu/tancet/
  • Click on the link “Online registration”
  • Fill in all the details in the given space
  • You will get a confirmation mail or SMS on the registered mail ID & mobile number
  • Click on the “Register” tab
  • Now log in with the user ID & password
  • Read all the instructions carefully and that tick mark the “I Agree” declaration and proceed
  • Now the registration form will appear, fill in all the details in the form
  • After completing the form recheck all the details and click on submit
  • After the completion of the form take a print out and keep it safe with you till admission procedure.

TANCET 2021 Application Fee:

Category

Fees

General category candidates

Rs. 600/-

SCA/ ST/ SC category candidates

Rs. 300/-

How to pay TANCET 2021 Application Fee?

  • Candidates can pay TENCET registration fee via online mode using debit card/ credit card / net banking
  • And also remember that application fee is non-refundable.

TANCET 2021 Exam Pattern

Sections

There will be 3 sections in the paper and Section I is compulsory, but Section II will depend on the program selected by the candidates.

Given below 3 sections:-

  • Section I – Engineering Mathematics
  • Section II – Basic Engineering & Sciences
  • Section III – Course Selected by Candidates

Duration of exam

Total 2 hours (120 minutes)

Exam mode

Offline Mode

Total number of questions

100 Questions

Section-wise number of questions

  • Section I – 20 Questions
  • Section II – 20 Questions
  • Section III – 60 Questions

Total marks

100 Marks

Language of question paper

English and Tamil Language

Type of questions

MCQs (Objective Type)

Marking Scheme

  • You will get +1 marks for every correct answer
  • 1/3  marks will deducted for every wrong answer

TANCET 2021 Cut Off

Following are the factors determine the TANCET exam 2021 Cut-Off:-

  • Total number of candidates appeared for the TANCET exam
  • Level of difficulty of the TANCET exam
  • Number of available seats in colleges affiliated to Anna University
  • Previous year cutoff trends for the various branches

The cut-off percentage marks in TANCET 2021 exam category wise given below:-

Category

Expected TANCET 2021 MBA Cut off

General

37.5

OBC

35.25

SC

25.5

ST

22.5

Expected TANCET 2021 Cutoff:-

Marks Obtained (Rank Range)

Expected TANCET 2021 Cutoff

70-55

1-10

54-52

11-30

51-47

31-60

46-43

61-100

42-34

101-500

33-30

501-1000

30-27

1001-1500

27-25

1501-2000

25-23

2001-2500

23-22

2501-3000

TANCET Test Centres and Cities

TANCET 2021 examination was conducted at numerous exam centers located in 15 major cities of Tamil Nadu.

Chennai

Madurai

 

Vellore

Salem

 

Erode

Virudhunagar

 

Tirunelveli

Karaikudi

 

Dindigul

Chidambaram

 

Coimbatore

Tiruchirappalli

Villupuram

Thanjavur

Nagercoil

 

Top 10 colleges Accepting TANCET score

  1. Anna University, Chennai
  2. SRM University, Chennai
  3. University of Madras, Chepauk
  4. Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar
  5. University of Madras, Chepauk
  6. SSN School of Management Chennai
  7. Joseph’s Institute of Management (JIM) Tiruchirappalli
  8. ITM Business School Chennai
  9. SSN School of Management Chennai
  10. Rajalakshmi School of Business, Chennai

TANCET Exam FAQs

Ques. How many times TANCET examination was conducted in a year?

Ans. TANCET examination was conducted once in a year.

Ques. Is there any negative marking in TANCET 2021 exam?

Ans.  Negative marking scheme for the TANCET 2021 exam is given below:-

  • 1/3 marks will deducted for every wrong answer

Ques. From where I can register for TANCET 2021 exam?

Ans. Go to this link and register for TANCET 2021 exam – https://tancet.annauniv.edu/tancet/

Ques. How many questions will come in TANCET 2021 exam section wise?

Ans. There are total 100 questions in TANCET exam:-

  • Section I – 20 Questions
  • Section II – 20 Questions
  • Section III – 60 Questions

Ques. In which languages does the TANCET exam conducted?

Ans. The TANCET exam conducted in both English and Tamil language.

Ques. What is the minimum cut off for general category candidates?

Ans. The minimum cut off for general category candidates is 37.5

Ques. What are the factors that determine TANCET cut off?

Ans. Factors that may determine TANCET cut off are given below:-

  • Total number of candidates appeared for the TANCET exam
  • Level of difficulty of the TANCET exam
  • Number of available seats in colleges affiliated to Anna University
  • Previous year cutoff trends for the various branches

Ques. What is the TANCET 2021 exam registration fee for General category candidates?

Ans. TANCET 2021 exam registration fee for General category candidates is Rs. 600/-.

Ques. In which mode the TANCET 2021 exam was conducted?

Ans. The TANCET 2021 exam was conducted in Offline Mode.

Ques. What is the total number of seats for the TANCET 2021 MBA program?

Ans. Almost 18k seats are available under the MBA program is going to be filled according to the marks obtained in TANCET 2021 MBA exam.

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