The TANCET exam pattern is decided by the examination authority and any changes made in the exam pattern will be informed beforehand on the official website. The TANCET 2020 exam consists of 100 questions in case of an MBA/MCA Exam and 115 questions in the case of M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan/M.E.
TANCET Exam Pattern 2020
A prospective candidate must know about TANCET exam pattern to design his or her preparation. Therefore, we strongly suggest reading about it in this section completely.
TANCET Exam Pattern Details
- Exam Duration: Candidates will be given 2 hours i.e. 120 minutes to attempt and solve TANCET 2020 question paper.
- Total Questions: TANCET question paper is divided into 3 parts with each section comprising 20, 35, & 60 questions respectively.
- 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 2020 Exam Date
The entrance exam of M.E/M.Tech/M.Arch/M.plan will be held on separate dates and exams start from February 29, 2020 and the TANCET 2020 examination is completely in offline mode (Pen and Paper Based Test).
Read more about dates on TANCET Exam Dates section.
TANCET 2020 Question paper
The TANCET exam question paper comprises of three parts:
Part I: Engineering Mathematics.
Part II: Basic Engineering and Science.
Part III: It is meant for specialized disciplines.
TANCET 2020 Exam Pattern Attributes
|Mode||Pen and paper (Offline)|
|Number of papers||Three (3)|
|Number of sections||Section I will be compulsory while Section II will be according to the course selected by the candidates. Section I - Engineering Mathematics Section II - Basic Engineering & Sciences Section III - Course Selected by Candidates|
|Number of questions||
Section I - 20 Questions
Section II - 35 Questions (Maximum 20 marks against 20 questions will be awarded)
|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 up to 20 questions will be considered for calculation while wrong answers will be used for calculation of negative marks.|
|Negative Marking||1/3 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer.|
|Language||English and Tamil|
TANCET 2020 Exam Pattern
Based on each course TANCET exam pattern varies. The number of questions and other details regarding exam pattern are discussed elaborately.
TANCET MBA exam pattern
For MBA aspirants TANCET 2020 exam 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 is an objective type exam.
|Subject||Number of Questions|
|Total No. of Questions||100|
TANCET MCA exam pattern
For MCA aspirants TANCET 2020 exam 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.
|Subject||Number of Questions|
|Total Number of Questions||100|
M.E/ M.Tech/ M.Arch/ M.Plan
This exam has three sections consisting of 20, 20, 60 Questions respectively for a total of 100 marks. One mark will be awarded for a right answer and 1/3 mark will be reduced for every wrong answer.
|Subject||No. of Questions|
|Basic Engineering and Science||35|
|Part III (different for different courses)||60|
|Total No. of Questions||115|
Detailed exam pattern for TANCET 2020 examination
TANCET 2020 exam pattern is clearly tabulated below.
|No. of Questions||Marks (each right answer)||Maximum Marks||Marks (each wrong answer)||OTHER POINTS|
A candidate is advised not to shade bubbles multiple times. It will be considered as a wrong answer and marks will be deducted accordingly.