Anna University declares TANCET Cut off each year. After the results of a particular course are declared, the cut-offs are announced online. Cut-offs are the at least marks need to get shortlisted for the subsequent selection rounds in Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET).

Some facts about TANCET Cut Off is mentioned below-

  • Post declaration of TANCET Result, Anna University will publish merit list of shortlisted aspirants for TANCET Counseling.
  • Interested aspirants will have to secure TANCET Cutoff to be applicable for admission procedure. If you score marks in the range between 50 - 75 marks then your expected rank will be high enough to fetch admission in your dream college. Higher marks you score, better college options you will get for admissions. 
  • The merit list is prepared on the basis of TANCET cut off for all the courses separately.
  • Aspirants can check below expected TANCET 2017 cut off on the basis of earlier year cutoff trends for MBA, MCA and ME/MTech courses. Besides, they can also find the earlier year cutoff for top participating colleges as well as category wise cutoff for all programs.
  • Last year cutoff was comparatively low due to lack of clarity for TANCET among the aspirants.

MBA Cutoff for TANCET 2018

TANCET 2017 MBA Cut off List is prepared by considering the different categories and the at least scores need for aspirants applying for the respective category. Aspirants are shortlisted for the admission procedure by considering the TANCET pass mark obtained by them. In the given below table expected TANCET 2017 cut off marks along with the category are mentioned:

CategoryExpected TANCET MBA Cut off
Open Category35.5
Backward Classes33.25
Scheduled Caste23.5
Scheduled Tribe22.5

However, they can also check their expected ranks based on their scores in TANCET 2017. The table below offers the expected rank corresponding to the scores obtained by them:

Score ObtainedExpected TANCET Rank List

The above-mentioned rank list is prepared by generating normalized scores. In 2016, the highest normalized score was 76. The authority generates a normalized score from the actual scores (actual marks obtained out of 100) by applying a formula.

The normalized scores for TANCET MBA is calculated from 40 + (10/S) (R– M)

Where S is Standard Dethroughtion, R is Raw Marks (Total marks obtained from all the 3 sections) and M stands for Mean Marks (Total marks from all the sections divided by 3)

The at least qualifying score considered for TANCET 2017 Expected MBA Cut off List differs for various categories and various institutions. The score obtained by different aspirants decides the rank obtained by them in TANCET MBA 2017.

 TANCET MBA Cut off 2017 for Other Participating Colleges

In the following table, expected TANCET MBA Cut off 2017 for top participating colleges is depicted. Colleges such as Vel Tech High Tech Dr. Rangarajan Dr. Sakunthala Engineering College and PSG are the first few ones to get filled.

InstituteCutoff Open category
Velammal Engineering College, Chennai 31
Vel Tech High Tech Dr. Rangarajan Dr. Sakunthala Engineering College, Chennai 35
Measi Institute of Management, Royapettah 35.5
Gnanam School of Business, Sengipatti 33
PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore 35
Thiagarajar School of Management, Thirupparankundram 35.5
Galaxy Institute of Management, Chennai 33.5
Coimbatore Institute of Management and Technology, Coimbatore 35.5
PSNA College of Engineering and Technology, Dindigul 33
JJ College of Engineering and Technology, Tiruchirappalli 33.5
Sona School of Management, Salem 32.5

Top MBA Colleges under TANCET

Mentioned below is a category wise cut off for top MBA Colleges in Tamil Nadu granting admission via TANCET 2017. Aspirants should note that TANCET Cutoff depends upon many factors such as the number of seats, the number of aspirants appeared in TANCET, the level of difficulty of the exam and the reservation criteria. 

PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore48.40044.40037.00041.60035.60031.60032.200
University Departments of Anna University - CEG, Chennai46.20043.00043.60037.80037.80031.00035.000
University of Madras, Chepauk44.00041.80040.20035.80036.80030.200-
Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Kancheepuram41.20038.80030.00034.60031.00030.00024.600
University of Madras, Chepauk,40.600 39.00039.20033.20033.40026.40030.400
Thiagarajar School of Management(Co-Ed), Madurai40.00038.20032.00033.80029.60017.00025.200
Kumaraguru College of Technology, Chinnavedampatti Post, Coimbatore37.20034.60029.40029.60025.80019.60032.000
St. Joseph’s College of Engineering, OMR, Chennai36.40034.20029.00030.80029.00027.600-
Easwari Engineering College, Ramapuram, Chennai35.200 32.00029.00028.00028.60012.800-
R M K Engineering College, Gummidipoondi, Thiruvallur34.00031.600-30.20027.60027.400-

Aspirants have to register separately for TANCET counseling. Once the TANCET MBA/MCA Counseling application form is submitted along with all the corresponding documents, the counseling call letter can be downloaded from the official website of Anna University. Aspirants will not be allowed to participate in TANCET Counseling without the call letter.

TANCET 2017 ME Cut off

TANCET 2017 ME Cut off varies with the category to which the aspirant belongs, the at least marks for admissions in different universities and the number of aspirants participating in the examination. The rank secured by the aspirant in TANCET 2017 can be determined by the scores obtained by them in the examination. The ranks corresponding to the scores obtained by the aspirants is mentioned in the table below:

Scores ObtainedGeneral (Open Category)Backward Classes (BC)Most Backward Classes (MBC)Scheduled Castes (SC)Scheduled Tribes (ST)Expected Ranks
Above 70AAAAA1-10

The above-mentioned notations recurrent the type of colleges, an aspirant may get depending upon the ranks secured by them in TANCET. The scores used in the above table represents the normalized score generated from raw scores (marks obtained in TANCET ME) by using the following formula:

Normalized Score: 40 + (10/S) (R– M)

Where S is Standard Dethroughtion, R is Raw Marks (Total marks obtained from all the 3 sections) and M stands for Mean Marks (Total marks from all the sections divided by 3)

Top Colleges for Engineering Under TANCET

In the following table, colleges for engineering under TANCET along with the notations used above are mentioned:

NotationsType of CollegesName of College
ATop Colleges in TANCET 2017CEG, MIT, AC Tech Campus
BUniversity Departments of Disciplines of Anna University in other districts, Government Aided Colleges and Government Colleges (Subsidized Tuition Fee)GCT, Coimbatore GCE, Tirunelveli GCE, Salem GCE, Bargur Thanthai Periyar, Vellore IRTT, Erode University Departments, Trichy
CTop Private CollegesSSN, Chennai St. Joseph College of Engineering, Chennai Vellamal College of Engineering, Chennai Sri Krishna College of Engineering, Coimbatore Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore Mepco, Sivakasi Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Chennai
DNext Grade Private CollegesPanimalar Engineering College, Chennai Easwari Engineering College, Chennai Jeppiar Engineering College, Chennai SONA College of Technology, Salem Dr. Mahalingam College of Engineering and Technology, Pollachi Sri Ramakrishna College of Engineering, Coimbatore Bannariamman Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam
EAverage Private CollegesRMD, Gummidipundi RMK, Gummidipundi PSNA, Dindigul Sengunthar College, Erode KSR College, Erode
FOther Private Colleges-

MCA Cutoff of TANCET 2018 

TANCET 2017 Expected MCA Cutoff depends on the number of aspirants appearing for the examination and the at least score consideration by different institutions. The table offered below mentions the expected ranks corresponding to the normalized scores obtained by them in TANCET MCA The scores obtained by aspirants them in TANCET 2017 decides the rank of the aspirant.

Scores ObtainedExpected Ranks

TANCET MCA Opening And Closing Rank

College NameGeneral Category marks/cutoffSC Opening and Closing RankSC Opening and Closing Rank
Asan Memorial College of Arts & Science, Chennai Opening-101-78-
SVS Educational Institutions, Coimbatore Opening-1039991
Amrita School of Engineering, CoimbatoreOpening -1069592
Maharaja Prithvi Engineering College Opening-1018971
Sri Sarada Niketan College of Science for Women, ChennaiOpening-1009186
Fatima College, MaduraiOpening-998982
Government Arts College for women, PudukkottaiOpening-1079995
Government Arts College, TiruchirappalliOpening-1089592
Center for Distance Education – Bharathidasan University, TiruchirappalliOpening-10491189
Government College of EngineeringOpening-1059289
University of Madras, ChennaiOpening-1018985
Government Arts College for women, PudukkottaiOpening-1028884
Government Arts College, TiruchirappalliOpening -998582
Bharathiar University, CoimbatoreOpening-887967
Avinashillingam University for Women, CoimbatoreOpening-937671
Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, Affiliated to Deemed UniversityOpening-998876
V.S.B. Engineering College, Karur, affiliated to Anna University.Opening-958885
Rathnavel Subramaniam College of Arts and Science, CoimbatoreOpening-908078

TANCET MCA Rank Predictor

Lacs of aspirants appear for the exam and thus make it very competitive to access the set goal college. It is calculated by using the following formula: The procedure of generating TANCET Rank List is totally depended upon normalized scores and raw marks. The rank list is prepared on the basis of marks secured in TANCET exam. The following rank predictor is based on normalized scores. Hence, TANCET Rank List is generated and students are called for TANCA according to their secured rank.

Normalized Score: 40 + (10/S) (R– M)

Where S is Standard Dethroughtion, R is Raw Marks (Total marks obtained from all the 3 sections) and M stands for Mean Marks (Total marks from all the sections divided by 3)

Check your expected range of TANCET MCA from the table offered below:

Marks Obtained in TANCET 2017Expected Rank Range
Less than 3070000 - 55000
30 – 3955000– 45000
40 – 4945000 – 30000
50 – 5930000 – 20000
60 – 7420000 – 12000
75– 8412000 – 6000
85 – 1001 – 6000

TANCET Qualifying Marks via GATE 2016

The aspirants qualifying GATE 2015 with scores equal or more than the mentioned scores are applicable for stipend funded by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. The table below mentions the at least qualifying marks in GATE for each category to be applicable to the stipend funding:

Paper CodeSC/SCA/ST (Aspirants belonging to Tamil Nadu only)Tamil Nadu BC / BCM / MBC & DNCOthers (OC) (irrespective of communities)

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