TANCET 2019 or Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test 2019 is a state-level annual entrance test, conducted by Anna University (AU), Chennai on behalf of the Government of Tamil Nadu. The exam is organized for aspirants want admission into MBA, MCA & M.E/M. In this article, the salient features of TANCET 2019 entrance exam on the basis of past trends have been mentioned. Arch./M. The official notification for TANCET 2019 will be announced by AU in due course. Tech/M. Plan courses.
|Exam Name||TANCET 2019 (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test)|
|Organizing Body||Anna University, Chennai|
|Method of Application||Online|
|Method of Exam||Offline, Paper-Based Test|
|Period of Exam||2 hours|
|Type and Number of Questions||100 Multiple Choice Questions|
|Courses Provided||M.E., M. Tech, MBA, MCA, M. Arch and M. Plan|
|TANCET 2019 Scheduled Date||March 2019|
|TANCET Help Desk||044-2220 0303|
Since the official notification for TANCET 2019 has not been announced yet, we have structured a tentative event calendar for the same, on the basis of earlier years’ trends. Interested participants are advised to follow the official website for further updates on the exam.
|Availability of TANCET 2019 Online Application Form||January – February 2019|
|Availability of TANCET 2019 Hall Ticket||March 2019|
|TANCET 2019 Scheduled Exam Date||March 2019|
|Declaration of TANCET 2019 Result||April 2019|
|Commencement of TANCET 2019 Counseling||July 2019|
AU sets the eligibility criteria for aspirants to appear in TANCET 2019. The criteria may vary on the basis of the program that aspirants are opting to get admission in. Details of TANCET 2019 Eligibility Criteria as specified by AU is tabulated below for each program:
|Program||Qualifying Exam||Qualifying Exam Percentage|
|MBA||A Graduation level qualification from a recognized university in 10+2+3 format Or, B.E./B. Tech./B. Arch./B. Pharm. Or, 10+2+AMIE Or, 10+3 years diploma (under the State Board of Technical Education) + AMIE||A at least aggregate score of 50% (45% for reserved category aspirants)|
|MCA||A Graduation level qualification from a recognized university in 10+2+3 format Or, B.E./B. Tech./B. Arch./B. Pharm. Or, 10+2+AMIE Or, 10+3 years’ diploma (under the State Board of Technical Education) + AMIE Participants must have studied Mathematics as a subject in either 10+2 or Graduation Level||A at least aggregate score of 50% (45% for reserved category aspirants)|
|MCA Lateral Entry||A Graduation Degree in BCA, B.Sc. (Computer Science / Information Technology) from a recognized University. Participants must have studied Mathematics as a subject in either 10+2 or Graduation Level||A at least aggregate score of 50% (45% for reserved category aspirants)|
|M.E./M. Tech./ M. Arch./M. Plan.||A Bachelor’s degree (B.E./B. Tech./B. Arch.) or equivalent in the relevant field from a recognized University Or, A Master’s Degree in the relevant discipline of studies as prescribed. Or, 10+2+AMIE Or, 10+3 years’ diploma (under the State Board of Technical Education) + AMIE||A at least aggregate score of 50% (45% for reserved category aspirants)|
Important Points to Note:
TANCET 2019 Registration can be done only in the online method via the official website of AU. The Application Forms are expected to be available from January 2019 onwards. The steps involved in the application procedure are listed below:
Please note that:
Once the form is submitted, the details in TANCET Application Form 2019 cannot be modified or changed. Hence, participants are advised to enter the details meticulously in order to avoid any mistakes.
A unique application number will be auto-generated once the application form, clear in all respects is submitted. Participants are advised to note this number and also obtain prints of the filled-in application form for future references.
The expected application fee for TANCET 2019, based on earlier year’s trend, is expected to be INR 500 for general category and INR 250 for SC/SCA/ST aspirants for any one of the programs (MBA/MCA/ME/M. Plan.). Tech./M. Arch./M.
Participants ready to apply for more than one program has to pay additional INR 500 (INR 250 for SC/SCA/ST aspirants belonging to Tamil Nadu) for each program applied for. The fee details are tabulated below for better understanding:
|Application Fees Charged for one program|
|SC/SCA/ST (aspirants belonging to Tamil Nadu)||INR 250|
|Application Fees Charged for each additional program|
|SC/SCA/ST (aspirants belonging to Tamil Nadu)||INR 250|
Participants who have submitted the Online Application Form clear in all respects along with the requisite fees will be allotted TANCET 2019 Hall Ticket. The same has to be downloaded from the official website, expectedly in March 2019. Please note that there are no other means of reaching TANCET Hall Ticket other than downloading from the website.
The Admit card will mention details like the participant’s registration number and the center issued for TANCET 2019. The steps involved in downloading the hall ticket are as follows.
Please note that the Hall Ticket is a compulsory document that obligations to be carried by aspirants in person at the time of exam as well as at the time of admission.
In case of any discrepancy in TANCET Hall Ticket, aspirants should immediately contact the officials at
TANCET, Anna University
Number- 2220 0303
If the hall ticket is misplaced after the exam, a duplicate hall ticket can be obtained upon payment of INR 100 in the form of a Demand Draft (obtained from any Nationalized Bank drawn in favour of The Secretary, TANCET, Anna University, Chennai, payable at Chennai), with a written request indicating the Registration No. /Application No. and the name of the Examination Center.
Participants can, during the application procedure, select their choice of exam center. However, the authority’s judgment in this regard is final and binding on all. The increment of exam center is done by the exam organizing authority on the basis of aspirants’ preferences.
The entrance is held in 15 centers across Tamil Nadu. On the basis of earlier years’ trends, the indicative list of exam centers for TANCET 2019 is tabulated below:
|Method of Examination||Offline, paper-based test|
|Number of Questions||120|
|Period of Exam||2 hours|
|Sections in Paper||MBA: Separate sections to test Language Skills, Quantitative Aptitude, Analytical and Logical Reasoning Ability, Data Sufficiency|
|MCA: Separate sections to test Quantitative Ability, Analytical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, and Computer Awareness|
|M.E./M. Tech/M. Arch./M. Plan: 3 sections/; Part-I and Part-II are mandatory and under Part-III the aspirants have to response the section which has been chosen at the time of registration.|
|Marking Scheme||+1 for accurate response -1/3 for inaccurate response Multiple shading of OMR sheet will be considered as wrong response|
TANCET 2019 Syllabus is various for all the 3 programs and is of undergraduate level. Aspirants must also be adept at basic verbal and logical reasoning. The indicative syllabi, program-wise are elaborated in the table below:
Name of the Program
Language Skills: Synonyms and Antonyms;
Quantitative Aptitude: Number System; Percentage; Interest; Profit, Loss and Discount;
Analytical & Logical Reasoning: Critical Reasoning; Statement and Conclusion/Assumptions/ Arguments/Courses of Action; Arrangements; Blood Relations; Coding-Decoding; Data Structures; Analogy and Odd-One-Out; Alphabetical and Numerical Series; Direction, Time and Clock Test; Quant Based Reasoning; Venn Diagram; Visual Reasoning; Cube and Dice;
Quantitative Ability: Quadratic equations; Indices; Logarithms; Improvmentsions; Binomial Theorem; Permutations and Combinations; Set Theory; Matrix; Co-ordinate Geometry; Calculus; Differential Equations; Vectors; Trigonometry; Probability and Statistics; Linear Programming.
Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning: Questions in this section will test logical reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and Visio-spatial reasoning.
Computer Awareness: Computer Basics; Data Recurrentation; Computer Architecture; Computer Language; Flowchart and Algorithms; Operating Systems
English: Use of articles and prepositions; Idioms and phrases; Synonyms; Reading comprehension; Expansion of an idea; Sentence sequence Completion of a sentence (with choices); Choice of suitable words to fill in the blanks (with options); Abridging sentences/paragraphs.
M. Tech/M.E/M. Arch/M. Plan
Part I (Engineering Mathematics): Determinants and Matrices; Calculus and Differential Equations; Vector Calculus; Functions of Complex Variables and Complex Integration; Applied Probability.
Part II (Basic Engineering and Sciences): Physics; Chemistry; Applied Mechanics; Mechanical Engineering; Material Science; Civil Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Computer Engineering.
Part III (Domain Knowledge - As per the specialization)
Civil Engineering and Geo-Inpatternics; Soil Mechanics and Establishation Engineering; Transportation Engineering; Earth Sciences; 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; Biotechnology; Textile Technology; Leather Technology
Some of the advisable books that aspirants can consider for TANCET 2019 preparation have been tabulated below for the reference of the aspirants.
|Name of the Book||Author/Publisher|
|TANCET M.E ENTRANCE - Civil Engineering & Geo-Inpatternics||Sakthi Publishing House|
|TANCET M.E ENTRANCE – Basic Engineering And Sciences||Sakthi Publishing House|
|TANCET – Mechanical/Automobile and Aeronautical Engineering, Engineering Mathematics, Basic Engineering & Sciences (3 in 1) Book||Sakthi Publishing House|
|TANCET MBA (Anna University)||S.Chand (G/L) & Company Limited|
|TANCET MCA Superior Guide||Sakthi Publishing House|
|TANCET ME Electrical Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering Exam Book||Sakthi Publishing House|
TANCET 2019 Result is expected to be released in April 2019 on the official website of AU. The result has to be downloaded within ten days from its declaration. The following steps are involved in downloading TANCET 2019 Result: Anna University announces 3 separate TANCET Rank List viz. GATE Category Rank List, TANCET Category, and Sponsored Category.
The factors that influence the determination of cut-off score are: