Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test or TANCET is a common entrance test organized for postgraduate admissions in the state of Tamil Nadu. The state-level entrance examinations for varied postgraduate courses which include MBA, MTech/ MArch/ MPlan/ ME, and MCA programmes are organized by Anna University, Chennai. Around 200 colleges located in Tamil Nadu acknowledge TANCET marks. Around 18,000 seats under the MBA course will be filled according to the scores in the TANCET MBA examination 2021. Each year, around 40,000 MBA candidates appear for the examination. Anna University held TANCET on 20 March for MBA course admission in paper-pencil based test mode. The examination comprises 100 MCQs and the time allotted is two hours. TANCET 2021 result was launched on April 1 and aspirants were able to download the mark sheet before April 22.
TANCET Admit Card
Steps for downloading TANCET Admit Card 2021:
- 1. Visit the official website of TANCET 2021
- 2. Now, click on the link 'Download Hall Ticket'.
- 3. Enter the allotted TANCET 2021 User ID and Password.
- 4. TANCET 2021 admit card appears on the screen.
- 5. Download the admit card for further use.
||Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test
||Once a year
|Exam Syllabus (MBA)
||Business Analysis, Reading Comprehension and Verbal Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, Data Sufficiency and General English
||100 questions in MCQ format
||Rs 600 (for general category) and
Rs 300 (for reserved category)
||Admissions to 29 MBA colleges
||MBA, MCA, MTech, MArch, ME, MPlan
|No. of Test Cities
|Exam Helpdesk No.
TANCET Important Dates
|TANCET 2021 Events
||TANCET 2021 Dates
|TANCET registration begins
||Registrations begin from 10 am onwards
|Last date of registration
||Registrations close at 5 pm.
|The final status of the application check
||Can check after login
|Issue of TANCET hall ticket
||Admit Card available 10 am onwards on the official website
|TANCET 2021 exam date
||For MCA (10 am to 12 noon)
MBA (2:30 pm to 4:30 pm)
|TANCET 2021 exam date
||For MTech/ MArch/ MPlan/ ME (10 am to 12 noon)
|Declaration of TANCET 2021 result
||Available on Anna University's website
|The downloading of the scorecard for the TANCET 2021 mark sheet
||Available on Anna University's website
|Last date of downloading the TANCET 2021 mark sheet
||Download the TANCET 2021 mark sheet till this date
|TANCET 2021 Counselling application begins
||Visit the official website of TANCET
|TANCET 2021 Counselling application process last date
||Last date to apply for the counselling rounds
TANCET Eligibility Criteria
For candidates to appear in TANCET 2021, the following eligibility criteria need to be adhered to:
TANCET Application Process
Given beneath are steps to complete the application process for TANCET 2021:
- Step 1: Application process
The TANCET 2021 application process was conducted on an online platform and it started as of January 19, 2021. The application form is common for all courses and needs to be filled in four steps –
- 1. Registration,
- 2. Filling other details in the form,
- 3. Uploading photograph and signature and
- 4. Fee payment.
The application fee can be paid through
- - Credit/Debit Card and
- - Netbanking modes.
- Step 2: Admit card
The Admit Card for TANCET 2021 was launched on the 5th of March on the official website: http://tancet.annauniv.edu/tancet/. Aspirants who complete the registration process by paying the application fee will be able to download the TANCET admit card from the official website by logging in with the required details.
- Step 3: TANCET exam
All registered aspirants need to appear in the entrance examination. The TANCET 2021 question paper carried MCQs that aspirants need to solve within 2 hours.
- Step 4: Announcement of TANCET Result
TANCET results are declared online. The TANCET 2021 result was announced on April 1 on the official website of Anna University. To check the result, aspirants needed to log in with their registered email ID and password. The scorecard displays the sectional and overall marks/percentiles. Qualified aspirants need to participate in counselling for admission to MTech/ MArch/ MPlan/ ME/MBA and MCA courses.
- Step 5: Counselling & Admission
TANCET Counselling is done for admissions for aspirants in various programmes. To appear for the TANCET 2021 counselling, qualified aspirants need to first register by paying the needed fees. Seats are allotted to aspirants as per their preferred institute, rank in the merit list, cutoff and branches. Aspirants who are allotted seats need to pay the requisite fees to secure their admission.
The basic syllabus for TANCET 2021 outlines by Anna University is given beneath in this table:
||Simple & Compound Interest, Profit & Loss, Time Speed & Distance, Time & Work, Mixtures & Allegations, Quadratic Equations, Linear Equations, Logarithms, Series and Progressions
||Questions will be based on Number Systems, Arithmetic Topics, Algebra, Data Interpretation (Pie Chart, Line Graph, Bar Graph, and Tables)
||Questions based on RC, Synonyms antonyms, one-word substitution, Vocabulary
||Fill in the blanks, Grammar, Sentence Corrections, Idioms, Cloze Test, sentence arrangement, spotting errors
|Business Situations Analysis
||Syllogisms and Puzzles, Blood Relations, Decision Making, Binary Logic, Linear and Circular Arrangements, Coding-Decoding, Sequence & Series
TANCET Preparation Tips
Candidates for TANCET 2021 can follow the following preparation tips to do well in the exam:
TANCET Exam Pattern
|TANCET Exam Pattern
|Duration of test
|Number of sections
||5 in total
- Business Situations
- Reading Comprehension
- Quantitative Ability
- Data Sufficiency
- English Usage
|Marks assigned to each section
|Language of Paper
TANCET Exam Centers
In the table below, the list of TANCET Exam Centers is given:
Documents Required at Exam
Aspirants need to carry one of the following documents along with the TANCET 2021 admit card:
- Aadhar card
- Voter ID
- College/University ID
- Driver's license
- Or any other issued by the Government of India
NOTE: Candidates will need to carry the original photo ID card and admit card to the exam centre. Photocopy or digital copy of the documents will not be accepted.
TANCET Answer Key
Answer Key TANCET 2021 has not been released by the authorities. Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test or TANCET is a common entrance test organized for postgraduate admissions in the state of Tamil Nadu. The state-level entrance examinations for varied postgraduate courses which include MBA, MTech/ MArch/ MPlan/ ME, and MCA programmes are organized by Anna University, Chennai. Around 200 colleges located in Tamil Nadu acknowledge TANCET marks. Around 18,000 seats under the MBA course will be filled according to the scores in the TANCET MBA examination 2021. Each year, around 40,000 MBA candidates appear for the examination. Anna University held TANCET on 20 March for MBA course admission in paper-pencil based test mode. The examination comprises 100 MCQs and the time allotted is two hours. TANCET 2021 result was launched on April 1 and aspirants were able to download the mark sheet before April 22.
Documents Required at Counselling
Documents required at TANCET 2021 Counselling are the following:
- 1. TANCET scorecard
- 2. TANCET Counselling call letter
- 3. Documents depicting past academic records
- 4. TANCET admit card
- 5. Tamil Nadu domicile certificate
- 6. Other documents specified in the counselling brochure
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q. How many times the TANCET exam is held?
A. The TANCET exam is conducted once every year.