TANCET Exam Pattern 2024: Marking Scheme, Total Marks

Rajalakshmi BK
Rajalakshmi BK

Updated on - Mar 7, 2024

TANCET exam pattern 2024 is decided by the examination authority, and any changes made to the exam pattern will be informed beforehand on the official website and will be updated on this page as well. TANCET 2024 exam will consist of 100 questions in the case of MBA/MCA and 100 questions in the case of M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan/M.E.

Applicants must go through the exam pattern in depth to prepare for the exam more effectively.

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TANCET 2024 Exam Pattern Details

TANCET question paper pattern for every course will differ from the other in some ways. The detailed TANCET question paper patterns for several courses are given below. The details contain elements like the number of questions asked, weightage, marking scheme, etc. The general TANCET exam pattern 2024 details and highlights are listed below for the reference of the candidates.

  • Exam Duration: Candidates will be given 2 hours i.e. 120 minutes to attempt and solve TANCET 2024 question paper.
  • Total Questions: As per the TANCET 2024 exam pattern, the question paper will have five sections, namely, Analysis of Business Situations, Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Ability, Data Sufficiency and English Usage. Each section will have 20 questions.
  • Marks Distribution: For each right answer, 1 mark will be awarded to the candidates. For each wrong answer, 1/3 mark will be deducted.

TANCET exam pattern 2024 attributes are given below in the form of a table, for the candidates to go through.

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TANCET 2024 Exam Pattern
Particulars Details
Mode Pen and paper (Offline)
Number of Papers

M.tech/M.E/M.Arch

MBA

MCA

Number of Sections 5 (Business Situations, Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Ability, Data Sufficiency and English Usage)
Number of Questions

Section I - 20 Questions

Section II - 20 Questions (Maximum 20 marks against 20 questions will be awarded)

Section III - 60 Questions

Duration 2 hours (120 minutes)
Type of Questions Multiple choices (objective type)
Total Marks 100 Marks
Marking Scheme 1 mark will be allotted for each correct answer. For Section II, all correct answers to up to 20 questions will be considered for calculation while wrong answers will be used for the calculation of negative marks.
Negative Marking 1/3 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
Language English and Tamil

The table below mentions the key insights of the TANCET MBA 2024 exam sections:

TANCET MBA Paper Sections Details
Business Situations This section assesses the candidates’ ability to analyse a given set of data critically and apply the data in making business decisions
Reading Comprehension This section tests the candidates based on their ability to answer questions on the given passages in English
Quantitative Ability This section evaluates the candidates’ skills in solving mathematical problems
Data Sufficiency This section analyses the candidates’ ability to solve data-based questions and knowledge of mathematics
English Usage This section aims to test the candidates’ knowledge of the English Language and its usage,

TANCET Exam Pattern 2024 for Different Courses

Based on each course, TANCET exam pattern 2024 varies. The number of questions and other details regarding the exam pattern are discussed elaborately.

TANCET Exam Pattern 2024 for MBA

The detailed TANCET exam pattern 2024 for MBA is given in this section. As per TANCET exam pattern 2024 for MBA, the question paper shall have 100 multiple choice questions with 4 answers to choose from.

TANCET Marking Scheme for MBA: One mark will be awarded for the right answer, and a 1/3 mark will be reduced for every wrong answer.

The subject wise exam pattern of TANCET 2024 MBA is given below. There will be 5 sections comprising 20 questions each.

TANCET Exam Pattern 2024 for MBA
Sections Number of Questions
Quantitative Aptitude 20
Reading Comprehension 20
General English 20
Data Sufficiency 20
Business Analysis 20
Total Marks 100

TANCET Exam Pattern 2024 for MCA

TANCET 2024 exam pattern for MCA has 100 questions and one mark will be awarded for the right answer and 1/3 mark will be reduced for every wrong answer. This paper has different sections similar to the MBA exam. Those sections are tabulated below.

TANCET Exam Pattern 2024 for MCA
Subject Number of Questions
Quantitative Ability 25
Analytical Reasoning 25
Logical Reasoning 25
Computer Awareness 25
Total Number of Questions 100

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TANCET Exam Pattern 2024 ME/ M.Tech/ M.Arch/ M.Plan

These specifications related to TANCET Question Paper for various courses are given in this section. It has three sections consisting of 20, 20 and 60 questions respectively, for a total of 100 marks.

TANCET Exam Pattern 2024 for ME/ M.Tech/ M.Arch/ M.Plan
Subject No. of Questions
Engineering Mathematics 20
Basic Engineering and Science 20
Part III (different for different courses) 60
Total No. of Questions 100

The question paper will contain 100 multiple choice questions with four options. The candidates must note that every question only has one correct answer, hence they should not choose more than one option.

TANCET 2024 Marking Scheme

The question paper will have a total of 100 questions, divided into three sections. TANCET marking scheme for the above-mentioned subjects are as follows.

  • Each correct answer will fetch 1 mark.
  • A 1/3 mark will be deducted from the total score for every incorrect answer.
  • A candidate is advised not to shade bubbles multiple times. It will be considered as a wrong answer and marks will be deducted accordingly.

The marking scheme for TANCET exam is clearly tabulated below for the reference of the candidates. The table below shows the marking scheme of MBA and MCA courses.

TANCET MBA and MCA Marking Scheme
Particulars MBA MCA
No. of Questions 100 100
Marks (Each Right Answer) 1 1
Maximum Marks 100 100
Marks (Each Wrong Answer) -1/3 -1/3

The table shared below shows the marking scheme for M.E/ M.Tech/ M.Arch/ M.Plan courses.

M.E/M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan Marking Scheme
Sections No. of Questions Marks (Each Right Answer) Maximum Marks Marks (Each Wrong Answer)
Part 1 20 1 20 -1/3
Part 2 20 1 20 -1/3
Part 3 60 1 60 -1/3

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FAQs

Is there any change in the TANCET exam pattern 2024?

The TANCET exam pattern has remained the same over the past several years hence there is no change in the TANCET exam pattern 2024.

What is the time duration and mode as per the TANCET exam pattern 2024?

As per the TANCET exam pattern 2024, the time duration of the exam is 120 minutes and the mode of conduction is offline.

How many sections are there in the exam as per the TANCET exam pattern 2024 and what is the sectional weightage?

There are a total of 5 sections in the exam, with each carrying 20 marks as per the TANCET exam pattern 2024.

Is there any negative marking according to the TANCET exam pattern 2024?

Yes, 0.33 marks are deducted for every wrong attempt made by the candidate as per the TANCET exam pattern 2024.

How many options are provided for each question as per the TANCET exam pattern 2024?

As per the TANCET exam pattern 2024, there are four options for every question, out of which a candidate has to select one correct answer in the exam.

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