TANCET 2023: Application Form (Soon), Exam Dates (Feb 25 - 26)

Sep 19, 2022 | Architecture, Computer


TANCET 2023 exam dates have been announced by Anna University on the official website. According to the tentative schedule, the M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Arch. / M.Plan. and MCA exam will be held on Feb 25, 2023. At the same time, the MBA exam will be tentatively conducted on Feb 26, 2023. The dates for the registration of the exams are yet to be announced by the conducting authorities.

TANCET (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test) is conducted by the Directorate of technical education. TANCET is a state-level entrance test conducted to fill PG seats across courses in colleges of Tamil Nadu. Keep reading to know more about TANCET 2023 exam in the article below. 

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  • Aug 30, 2022: TANCET 2023 tentative exam dates have been announced. The exams will be held from Feb 25 - Feb 26, 2023. Read More

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TANCET 2023 Exam Dates

The conducting authorities of Anna University have declared TANCET 2023 tentative exam dates. The M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Arch. / M.Plan. will be held on Feb 25, 2023 (2.30 PM To 4.30 PM), and the MCA will be held on Feb 25, 2023 (10.00 AM To 12.00 PM). At the same time, the MBA exam is scheduled to be held on Feb 26, 2023 (10.00 AM To 12.00 PM). The authorities have not announced the registration dates for the exam. 

The complete schedule will be updated once released through official notification.

TANCET Exam Dates 2023
Events Important Dates
Application Form Start Date To be announced
Application Form Last Date To be announced
Admit Card Date To be announced
Exam Date
  • M.E / M.Tech / M.Arch / M.Plan: Feb 25, 2023, (2:30 PM-4:30 PM)
  • MCA: Feb 25, 2023, (10 AM-12:00 PM)
  • MBA: Feb 26, 2023, (10 AM-12:00 PM)
Result Date To be announced
Availability of TANCET Scorecard to Download To be announced
TANCET Counselling To be announced
TANCET Counselling Last Date To be announced
TANCET Rank List To be announced
TANCET Counselling for Special Reservation Category (Differently-abled) To be announced
TANCET Counselling Fee Payment & Choice Filling To be announced
TANCET Counselling Last Date For Fee Payment & Choice Filling

To be announced

TANCET 2023 Exam Timings

The candidates can check the exam timings for the courses they have opted for in the table below.

TANCET 2023 Exam Timings
Course Exam Date Timings
MCA Feb 25, 2023 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
ME/ M.Tech/ M.Arch/ M.Plan Feb 25, 2023 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
MBA Feb 26, 2023 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM


TANCET stands for Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test. It is a state-level common entrance exam conducted every year by Anna University, Chennai. It is an exam for Post-Graduate courses in the state university's affiliated colleges in Tamil Nadu. The exam opens new doors of opportunities for candidates aspiring to study: MBA, MCA, ME, M.Tech, M.Plan, and M.Arch in colleges across Tamil Nadu.

TANCET is an intra-state exam conducted every year, generally in May. The question paper will be in English and Tamil (the regional language). Anna University, Chennai is the conducting body for TANCET exam 2023. It also conducts counselling for the exam, and for admission to the major colleges in the state. The exam is conducted within the state of Tamil Nadu itself.

It will be conducted offline, in pen and paper mode. TANCET exam is conducted only once a year and consists of 100 questions for MBA/MCA programs and 115 questions for M.Tech, M.E., M.Arch, and M.Plan. The counselling process will occur in July (tentative). Students clearing the GATE exam for M.Tech need not additionally take TANCET 2023.

If found that the candidate provides any untrue or misleading information while filling the application form then, TANCET 2023 Exam Authority reserves all the rights to cancel the admission of the candidate at any level.

TANCET 2023 Highlights
Exam Name TANCET
Full Form Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test
Conducting Authority Anna University
Exam Mode Pen and Paper Based (Offline)
Courses Offered MBA, MCA, M.Tech, M.Arch, M.E., M.Plan
Exam Level State Level
Exam Frequency Once a year
Types of Question Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)
Website tancet.annauniv.edu
Helpdesk 044-22358289 / 044-22358314 (10 am to 6 pm)

TANCET 2023 Eligibility

Anna University has framed the eligibility criteria for TANCET 2023. Aspirants must indeed know about their eligibility before registering for the exam. The candidates who are in the final year of their bachelor's degree are also eligible for applying for the exam.

Students who do not belong to Tamil Nadu state can also give the exam. The candidates who have completed their B.Tech/ B.E through distance mode or weekend courses are not eligible for TANCET 2023.

Candidates who have a valid score in GATE are exempted from TANCET Exam 2023 as they are directly eligible for counselling. However, candidates with valid scores in engineering science and Life science need to appear for the exam. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria given below are eligible to apply for TANCET 2023. The eligibility criteria for various courses offered by Anna University are mentioned in the table below:

TANCET 2023 Eligibility Criteria
Particulars Description
Age No Upper Age Limit
Education Qualification
  • MBA: Candidate must have passed a recognized Bachelor's Degree of minimum 3 years of duration with minimum 50% marks (45% for reserved category)
  • MCA: Candidate must have passed a recognized Bachelor's Degree of minimum 3 years of duration with Mathematics at 10+2 level or Graduate level with minimum 50% marks (45% for reserved category)
  • MCA (Lateral Entry): Candidate must have passed a recognized Bachelor's Degree of minimum the years of duration in BCA, B.Sc (Computer Science/ Information Technology) with Mathematics at 10+2 level or Graduate level with minimum 50% marks (45% for reserved category students)
  • ME/ M.Tech/ M.Arch/ M.Plan: Candidate must have passed recognized Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field of minimum 3 years duration + minimum 50% marks (45% for reserved category)
Nationality Indian

Read More: TANCET 2023 Eligibility

TANCET 2023 Application Form

The application form for TANCET 2023 will be released soon on the official website. Interested candidates can register themselves online on the official website. In addition, candidates can also find the list of application numbers and incomplete details for TANCET 2023 on the official website. The application fee for various courses is discussed below.

TANCET 2023 Application Fee
Course General/OBC Category Fee SC/ST Category Fee
MBA INR 600 INR 300
MCA INR 600 INR 300
M.E./M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan INR 600 INR 300
MBA and MCA INR 1200 INR 600
MBA and M.E./M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan INR 1200 INR 600
MCA and M.E./M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan INR 1200 INR 600
MBA, MCA and M.E./M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan INR 1200 INR 900

Any changes which the candidate wants to make regarding personal or academic details are needed to be done before submitting the application form. And interested candidates should have completed a bachelor's degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate in their final exams.

TANCET 2023 Application Form 2023
Particulars Description
Mode of TANCET 2023 Form Online
Mode of Payment Debit/Credit Card/Net banking

Documents Required to Fill TANCET 2023 Application Form

Before registering for the exam, candidates must have these documents while filling up the application form for TANCET 2023 Exam.

  • Valid email ID and mobile number
  • Passport-size photo. The photograph should be in colour and of a size minimum of 2-inch x 2 inches (51 mm x 51 mm).
  • Class 10 (S.S.L.C) registration number and year of passing
  • Class 12 (Higher Secondary) registration number and year of passing
  • Copy of community certificate in pdf format (for those who come under SC/SCA/ST categories)
  • Details of Credit/Debit card for online fee payment

Steps Register for TANCET 2023 Exam

The step-by-step process to complete TANCET 2023 Application Form is given below.

Step 1: Registration

  • Candidates need to visit the official website of Anna University, i.e. annauniv.edu and click on the online registration link.
  • A new page will be opened where candidates need to enter their name (as in SSLC mark sheet), email ID, and mobile number and create a new password. Click on "Register"

Step 2: Login and Fill in Details

  • A secret key is sent to the mobile number of the candidate. Candidates need to log in with their given credentials (Email ID and password) and the secret key.
  • After logging in, candidates need to first enter their personal details such as gender, nationality, community, date of birth, address, nativity and pin code. After entering, click on the Next button.
  • In the next section, enter all your academic details which include SSLC and HSC registration number, year of passing, qualifying degree and specialization.
  • After entering the academic details, candidates need to choose the exam centre and choice of examination among MBA, MCA, M.Tech, and M.Arch programmes under TANCET 2023 Exam. Click on "Save and Continue".

Step 3: Document Upload

  • In this step, candidates need to upload their passport size coloured photographs. Check the preview before going to the next page of fee payment. After review, click on the upload button.
  • Candidates from the reserved category should also upload the caste certificate before the payment for TANCET 2023.

Step 4: Fee Payment

  • The last step is the application form fee payment. Candidates can pay the fee through debit card/credit card/net banking. Make sure you make the payment before the deadline. After successful payment of fees, the candidate must take the printout of the duly filled application form for future reference.

Read More: TANCET 2023 Application Form

TANCET 2023 Admit Card

It is a must for candidates writing TANCET 2023 to possess the admit card. TANCET 2023 Hall Ticket will be available online only for a short period, hence candidates has to download it before the exam authorities remove it.

  • TANCET Admit Card Importance: Candidates are expected to carry their TANCET 2023 Hall Ticket to the exam hall, as it is compulsory. Without the hall ticket, the examiner will not allow the candidate inside. Further, aspirants must carry an identity certificate with them for proof. These two documents are indispensable and a candidate must possess them.
  • TANCET Admit Card Corrections: If the candidate finds any errors on the admit card like name, signature, or any details, the candidate must visit Anna University in person and get the errors corrected. The Anna University address is Center for Entrance Examinations, Anna University, Chennai- 25.

How to Download TANCET 2023 Admit Card?

Follow these steps to download TANCET 2023 admit card:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of TANCET.
  • Step 2: Enter the login credentials (email id and password).
  • Step 3: Click on the Login tab.
  • Step 4: Click on ‘Hall Ticket’.
  • Step 5: Download TANCET 2023 Admit Card.
  • Step 6: Take a printout of the same for future reference.

Details on TANCET 2023 Admit Card

Candidates can find the below-mentioned details in TANCET 2023 Admit Card

  • Candidate’s name
  • TANCET 2023 Registration Number
  • Date of birth
  • Scanned images of photograph
  • Date and time of exam
  • Exam centre details
  • Exam day guidelines

Read More: TANCET 2023 Hall Ticket

TANCET 2023 Exam Centres

While applying for TANCET 2023 Exam there will be an option where you can choose the exam centre you prefer based on factors like feasibility, time, and distance. TANCET 2023 will be conducted in around 15 exam centres in Tamil Nadu. Candidates could select the exam centre based on their preferences as listed below.

TANCET 2023 Exam Centres
TANCET Exam Centres
Chennai Coimbatore Chidambaram
Dindigul Erode Karaikudi
Madurai Nagercoil Salem
Thanjavur Tirunelveli Tiruchirapalli
Vellore Villupuram Virudhunagar

However, Anna University has complete power to change a particular test taker's exam centre depending on the number of seats. Although candidates could prefer their TANCET 2023 exam centre, once they locked a centre then it cannot be altered. The candidate must be present at the exam centre before the reporting time.

Read More: TANCET Exam Centres

TANCET 2023 Exam Pattern

Learning about TANCET 2023 exam pattern is the first step in preparation. Anna University has designed the exam pattern of TANCET 2023 Exam, which is discussed in this section below.

TANCET 2023 Exam Pattern
Exam Mode Offline (Pen and Paper Based Test)
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Languages English and Tamil
Duration 2 hours
Marking Scheme +1 Mark for Correct Answers
-1/3 Mark for Wrong Answers
Total Marks 100

TANCET 2023 MBA Section Wise Distribution

The subject wise exam pattern of TANCET 2023 MBA is given below. There were 5 sections comprising 20 questions each.

TANCET 2023 MBA section-wise division
Sections Number of Questions
Quantitative Aptitude 20
Reading Comprehension 20
General English 20
Data Sufficiency 20
Business Analysis 20
Total Marks 100

TANCET 2023 MCA Section Wise Distribution

The subject wise exam pattern of TANCET 2023 MCA Exam is given below. There were 4 sections comprising 25 questions each.

TANCET 2023 MCA section-wise division
Sections Number of Questions
Computer Awareness 25
Quantitative Ability 25
Analytical Reasoning 25
Logical Reasoning 25
Total Marks 100

TANCET 2023 M.Tech/M.E/M.Arch. Section Wise Distribution

The subject wise exam pattern of TANCET 2023 M.Tech/M.E/M.Arch. exams are given below. There will be 3 sections in which the first 2 parts comprises of 20 questions each and Part 3 comprises 60 questions. Part 3 will be chosen by the candidate according to the course he/she wants to pursue.

TANCET 2023 M.Tech/M.E/ M.Arch section-wise division
Sections Number of Questions
Engineering Mathematics 20
Basic Engineering and Sciences 20
Part 3 (as per specialization) 60
Total Marks 100

Marking Scheme of TANCET 2023

  • There will be negative marking, where 1/3rd mark is deducted for each wrong answer.
  • If the candidate has marked or bubbled more than one option, then the same will be considered a wrong answer.
  • There will not be any negative marking for the questions which are not answered.

Read More: TANCET 2023 Exam Pattern

TANCET 2023 Syllabus

Candidates applying for TANCET should be familiar with the syllabus of the exam. TANCET 2023 Syllabus includes five sections i.e., Reading Comprehension and Verbal Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, Data Sufficiency, General English, and Business Analysis. The syllabus will be declared by Anna University before the exam date. Given below are the syllabus of different courses which are offered by Anna University.

The reading comprehension and general English sections are at a moderate level in terms of difficulty, but the remaining sections need more focus as it requires lots of skills for the candidate to crack such parts.


TANCET 2023 Syllabus for MBA will be framed with topics from Business Problems, Passage Comprehension, Mathematical Problems, Data Sufficiency, and English. Thus, a student with a firm base in solving puzzles would do well in the Business Problems section and Data Sufficiency. For the Mathematics section, a student must build his or her foundation from basic concepts. The detailed syllabus of TANCET 2023 MBA Exam is discussed below in the table.

Reading Comprehension & Verbal Ability

Reading Comprehension, Synonyms, Antonyms, Fill in the blanks, Grammar, Vocabulary, Sentence Corrections, Idioms, Cloze Test, Word Substitution.

Quantitative Aptitude

Number System, HCF LCM, Percentages, Ratios, Averages, Simple & Compound Interest, Profit & Loss, Time Speed & Distance, Time & Work, Mixtures & Allegations, Quadratic Equations, Linear Equations, Logarithms, Series and Progressions, Binomial Theorem, Surds & Indices, Functions, Inequalities, Modulus, Geometry, Mensuration, Trigonometry, Co-ordinate Geometry, Permutation & Combination, Probability, Set Theory.

Data Sufficiency

The Data Sufficiency section does not have a set syllabus. The questions will mainly be based on Number Systems, Arithmetic Topics, and Algebra. Questions on topics of Data Interpretation like Pie Charts, Line Graphs, Bar Graphs, and Tables can also be expected.

Business Analysis

This section of TANCET 2023 Topics does not have any predefined syllabus. Candidates will be given business situations in paragraph form, which will be followed by some questions.


As a majority of the candidates aspiring to do MCA ideally has qualifications in Computer Science, scoring in the computer awareness section will be a cakewalk. But aspirants need to focus on other sections as well. TANCET 2023 MCA syllabus comprises the topics mentioned below.

Quantitative Ability

The syllabus for this section is the same as TANCET 2023 MBA Exam. Therefore, the topics to be studied are - Number Systems, HCF LCM, Percentages, Ratios, Averages, Simple & Compound Interest, Profit & Loss, Time Speed & Distance, Time & Work, Mixtures & Allegations, Quadratic Equations, Linear Equations, Logarithms, Series and Progressions, Binomial Theorem, Surds & Indices, Functions, Inequalities, Modulus, Geometry, Mensuration, Trigonometry, Co-ordinate Geometry, Permutation & Combination, Probability, Set Theory.

Analytical Reasoning & Logical Reasoning

Linear and Circular Arrangements, Selections, Coding & Decoding, Direction Sense, Blood Relations, Series, Analogies, Decision Making, Binary Logic, Syllogisms, and Puzzles.

Computer Awareness

Computer Hardware, Controls, Basic Terminology, Internet & Protocols, Network Basics, Computer Abbreviations, Security Tools, Shortcuts, History of Computer, Memory, Computer Organization, Input-Output tools, Computer Architecture, Languages, and Algorithms.

TANCET Syllabus ME/ M.Tech/ M.Arch/ M.Plan

TANCET 2023 Syllabus for ME/ M.Tech/ M.Arch/ M.Plan contains topics from Mathematics, Science, and topics from the course chosen. We find that for these streams, TANCET 2023 Syllabus is common and hence requires the same kind of preparation. As the subjects are Science and Mathematics, one should lay a strong base and build on it. Candidates can check the detailed list of the syllabus as mentioned below.

Part 1 - Engineering Mathematics

  • Determinants and Matrices
  • Calculus and Differential Equations
  • Vector Calculus
  • Functions of Complex Variables and Complex Integration
  • Transforms
  • Numerical Methods
  • Applied Probability

Part 2 - Basic Engineering and Sciences

  • Applied Mechanics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Material Science
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computers
  • Chemistry

Part 3 - Group A

  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Information Technology.
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Part 3 - Group B

  • Automobile Engineering
  • Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Agricultural and Irrigation Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Earth Sciences
  • Geo – Informatics
  • Instrumentation, Electronics and Control Engineering.
  • Leather Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Material Science and Ceramic Technology

Courses Offered After TANCET

TANCET 2023 is the gateway to various postgraduate courses such as MBA, M.Tech, MCA and the like. A prospective candidate can look into the following table and get to know the courses offered after clearing TANCET 2023 Exam.

Read More: TANCET Syllabus 2023

TANCET 2023 Result

TANCET 2023 results will be available on the official webpage after the exam is conducted. Anna University releases 3 separate categories of TANCET 2023 Rank Lists, namely.

  • GATE Category
  • TANCET Category
  • Sponsored Category.

How to Download TANCET 2023 Rank List?

As mentioned above, candidates must login to the counselling portal to check and download the TANCET 2023 rank list. The conducting body will release rank lists for the courses offered through the exam. The rank list consists of the community rank as well as the overall rank. Follow the steps below to download TANCET 2023 rank list.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of TANCET.
  • Step 2: On the homepage, click on the 'Login' button on the top-right corner.
  • Step 3: Enter the email address and password, and log in.
  • Step 4: Click on the rank list link and the PDF will open.
  • Step 5: Click on 'Ctrl+F' and enter the name/application number and place it on the PDF file.
  • Step 6: Download and save the TANCET 2023 rank list PDF file for the counselling process.

Calculation of Scores of TANCET

Calculation of the final TANCET 2023 Score will be done based on the Raw Score and Normalized Score:

Raw Score

The calculation of the Raw Score is done by the following formula:

r = Marks Scored in Part-1 + Marks Scored in Part-2 + Marks Scored in Part-3

A raw score is calculated for different disciplines.

Normalized Marks

Calculation of Normalized Marks is done by the following formula.

n = 40 + (10/s) (r–m)

where 's' = standard deviation, 'm' = mean marks (Total marks in all 3 sections divided by 3) and 'r' = raw marks (total marks obtained in all 3 sections).

TANCET Scorecard Content

The scorecard of TANCET contains the following details.

  • Name
  • Category
  • Roll Number
  • Programme
  • Rank
  • Actual Marks
  • Normalised Marks

Read More: TANCET 2023 Results

TANCET 2023 Reference Books

Like armour is for a soldier, books are for a TANCET aspirant. Preparation with the right study material will aid the student to score high. Before going through the reference books, students are suggested to have a look at TANCET 2023 Syllabus as well.

The list of books for each course is mentioned below.

TANCET 2023 Reference Books for MCA

  • TANCET MCA (Upaveda Learning Solutions) by V V K Subburaj
  • Master Guide by R Gupta/Amit M Agarwal
  • TANCET Anna University, Superior Guide MCA by Sakthi

TANCET 2023 Reference Books for MBA

  • TANCET MBA by V V K Subburaj
  • Reasoning Test (Verbal & Non-Verbal)
  • TANCET Data Interpretation Analysis by Ashok Gupta
  • TANCET Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams by R S Agarwal

TANCET 2023 Reference Books for M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan

  • TANCET M.Tech/ME Exam Book by C.S Hariram Kumar, Janani, P Vigneshwari
  • TANCET ME/M.Tech/M.Plan/M.Arch (Anna University) by Suda
  • TANCET-Mechanical Engineering by Suda
  • TANCET for ME, M.Tech, M.Arch, M.Plan by Bakshi

Read More: TANCET 2023 Reference Books

TANCET 2023 Preparation Tips

Clearing TANCET isn't difficult when the candidates are well prepared. Given below are a few tips which will help you crack TANCET 2023 Exam with ease.

How to Prepare for TANCET?

There are some guidelines for the candidates to follow, for preparing for TANCET 2023.

  • Candidates should prepare for TANCET 2023 approximately two months before the exam. They should start with the syllabus common for the exam. Prepare a chart.
  • Candidates must remember that it is necessary to prepare a plan because they are preparing for the exams at home. Some distractions may occur, diverting them from their purpose. But they should follow the study plan properly.
  • Study 8-10 hours per day.
  • Attempt mock tests. It will give an idea to manage time efficiently.
  • Solve TANCET previous year's question papers.
  • Make short notes on the important topics and do a quick revision.

Apart from all these, candidates can also refer to the below-stated points for TANCET Preparation.

Keep Practising

There is no substitute for practice when it comes to exam preparation. Make sure you solve enough previous year question papers and take up TANCET 2023 Mock Tests before the exam. Get the best study materials and books which can help you crack the exam.

Time Management

The easiest and most effective way to master time management is by practising the previous year's TANCET Question Papers and analyzing how much time should be given to each section. Start with reading the question paper carefully. And then answer all those questions which are less time-consuming and are easy to solve. Try to solve tough ones later, as you would have enough time to answer them.

Negative Marks for Wrong Answers

For each wrong answer, you will lose a 1/3 mark. So do not attempt a question until you are sure of the answer. Besides, you would be awarded 4 marks for each correct answer in TANCET 2023 Exam. So be careful while answering any question.

TANCET 2023 Paper Analysis

TANCEt 2023 exam analysis will familiarise candidates with the kind of questions asked as well as the exam's difficulty level. Candidates can gain a sense of the difficulty level of the entrance exam by looking at the TANCET 2023 exam analysis. TANCET is a pen and paper-based exam. 

Read More: TANCET 2023 Paper Analysis

TANCET 2023 Cut Off Marks

Anna University, the examination authority, will release the cut off marks on the official website different for each category and each program. TANCET 2023 Cut Off is decided based on the factors such as the difficulty level of the exam, the number of seats available, and the number of candidates writing the test. The candidates who will score more than the cut off will be eligible for TANCET 2023 Counselling.

TANCET 2023 MBA Cut Off

TANCET 2023 Expected Cut off (Category Wise) is mentioned in the following table.

TANCET 2023 MBA Cut Off (Expected)
Category Cut off for TANCET MBA
General 37.5
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 35.25
Scheduled Caste (SC) 25.5
Scheduled Tribes (ST) 22.5

TANCET 2023 Score vs Rank

The below table shows TANCET 2023 Score vs Rank.

TANCET 2023 Score Vs Rank
Obtained Mark TANCET Rank List
23-22 2501-3000
25-23 2001-2500
27-25 1501-2000
30-27 1001-1500
33-30 501-1000
42-34 101-500
46-43 61-100
51-47 31-60
54-52 11-30
70-55 1-10

Read More: TANCET 2023 Cut Off

TANCET 2023 Counselling

Candidates who will score more than the cut off will be required to apply for the counselling and need to pay INR 300 as the counselling fee through Demand Draft. The candidates will be then sent the call letter mentioning the date and place of TANCET 2023 counselling. Students will be expected to bring their original documents to the counselling process. After successful TANCET 2023 Counselling, a candidate will be admitted to the college.

TANCET 2023 Counselling Highlights

The counselling summary of TANCET 2023 is tabulated below.

TANCET 2023 Counselling Highlights
Mode of Registration Online
Counselling Fee INR 300 (INR 150 for SC / SCA / ST Candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu)
Mode of Payment Demand Draft
Eligibility for Counselling Qualified TANCET 2023 exam with good rank and score MBA - Candidates must have passed a bachelor’s degree with at least 50 per cent (45 per cent in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) marks in aggregate
Address Government College of Technology (Auditorium), Thadagam Road, Coimbatore-13

Documents Required for TANCET 2023 Counselling

The documents required for TANCET 2023 counselling are listed below.

  • Caste Certificate
  • Address Proof
  • TANCET 2023 scorecard
  • 10th marks sheet
  • 12th marks sheet
  • Graduation marks sheet
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Requisite receipt of fee payment
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Passport Photographs (any other, if any mentioned by the examination authority).

Read More: TANCET 2023 Counselling

TANCET Exam Day Guidelines

Some guidelines to be followed on the exam day are listed below:

  • Candidates must reach the exam centre at least an hour before the exam for the verification process.
  • Do not carry any electronic items such as mobile phones, calculators, pagers inside the exam centre.
  • Candidates' TANCET 2023 Admit Card, along with photo-identity proof to the exam centre.
  • Do not reach the exam centre late or candidates will not be allowed to appear in the exam.

TANCET General Instructions

Make sure that you follow these general instructions given below.

  • Candidates admitted through Lateral Entry in degree courses are not eligible except for aspirants from B.E./B.Tech. and MCA degree courses.
  • Candidates with B.E./B.Tech. degrees obtained through Distance / Weekend mode are not eligible.
  • Candidates with a degree obtained without studying Class 10th, 12th, or 3 years degree programs are not eligible.
  • Other State Candidates can also appear for the entrance test, but the eligibility conditions will be framed by the admitting authority / University.
  • A candidate registering for more than one program has to pay INR 500/- (INR 250/- for SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamilnadu) for each additional program online only.
  • All the candidates should download TANCET 2023 Hall Tickets from the Anna University website.
  • Marks will not be deducted for the questions left unanswered.
  • Candidates have to appear for the entrance test at the allotted centres at their own cost and risk.
  • Every effort will be taken to comply with the candidate’s choice for TANCET 2023 entrance test centre. However, another centre might be allotted to a few candidates if the exam centre cannot hold those numbers of candidates. In any case, a centre once allotted cannot be changed for any reason.
  • The Question Book in each subject may have different versions. Each question book will have a unique serial number. The candidate must write and shade the question book serial number on the Answer Sheet in the appropriate boxes.
  • This is very important, as the evaluation of TANCET 2023 will be based on what the candidates specified on the answer sheet. Any mistake committed in this regard may result in the answer sheet being rejected and the authorities will not be responsible.

TANCET Contact Details

In case of any queries regarding TANCET 2023 Exam, candidates can contact the below-mentioned details.

Correspondence Address:
The Secretary,
Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) Centre for Entrance Examinations
Anna University, Chennai-600 025.

Helpline Number: 044-22358314

Website: annauniv.edu


Is there negative marking in TANCET Exam?

Yes, there is negative marking in TANCET exam in which 1/3 rd mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. If the candidate answers or bubbles more than one option then the same will be considered as the wrong answer. There is no negative marking for the questions which are not answered.

Is the TANCET Exam very difficult?

No, compared to all other management entrance exams like CAT, XAT, SNAP, GMAT, TANCET is very easy.

Is TANCET compulsory for MBA?

A good score in TANCET would ensure you a seat in a few well-renowned colleges affiliated to Anna University which offers admission to MBA and MCA and PG courses. TANCET score is valid only in Tamilnadu. If you want to get admission to one of the colleges in Tamilnadu, then the TANCET score is compulsory for a regular course but if you are going to do a correspondence course, then there is no need to write the TANCET exam.

How many colleges accept TANCET scores?

Almost 450 colleges in Tamil Nadu accept the TANCET scores while offering admissions to the candidates.

For how long is the TANCET score valid?

TANCET scores are valid until a year after the candidate has written the exam. If the candidate has appeared for TANCET Exam this year then you can appear only for that year's counseling process and for next year you have to write the exam again to get admission.

What is the cost of application form?

The cost of application form is INR 500/- for General Candidates and INR 250 for SC/ST candidates.

Is it mandatory for candidates to apply for TANCET 2023 through GATE score?

Candidates can apply through GATE score only if they want to take admission in M.E./M.Tech/ M.Arch. / M.Plan programme. However, it is not necessary to have a GATE score. They can apply through TANCET as well.


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